Law

George Floyd protests: You don’t often see this

Genesee County Sheriff Chris Swanson took his helmet off and put his baton on the ground as a sign of peace. "We want to be with y'all for real so I took the helmet off and laid the batons down," Swanson told the protesters

Fate of Facebook’s biggest fundraiser decided

Justice Slattery added that in addition the NSW RFS could spend the money on helping the injured volunteer firefighters and the families of those firefighters killed. Money could also be used towards physical training, mental health training and trauma counselling

Kidnapped son reunited with mum after 32 years

Mao Yin's distraught mother Li Jingzhi quit her job immediately and began searching for her son. She sent over 10,000 flyers to more than 10 provinces and municipalities without success.

Wuhan to lift lockdown after 76 days

Restarting the normal life in China's hardest-hit city amid the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic will be a milestone for the overall prevention and control work in China.

Cardinal George Pell freed from jail as child sex convictions quashed

The unanimous view of all seven High Court judges will also trigger a major examination of how Victoria’s criminal justice system allowed the case against Cardinal George Pell to proceed so far on evidence which, according to all the High Court judges, could not support a guilty verdict

Four men to hang for landmark 2012 India gang rape

Jyoti Singh was beaten, gang raped, and tortured in a moving bus in which she was travelling with her male friend in Munirka, a neighbourhood in South Delhi. There were six other males on the bus, including the driver, all of whom raped and savagely beat the woman and her friend.