As Murder Trial Begins in Ahmaud Arbery’s Killing, Family Worries About Impartiality of Jurors

This is a rush transcript. Copy may not be in its final form. AMY GOODMAN: In Georgia, jury selection began this week in the trial of three white men accused of murdering Ahmaud Arbery, the unarmed 25-year-old Black man who was chased down and shot to death while out for a jog last year in …
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Coronavirus infection rate down from last week as mass testing pilot begins

Hundreds of people have been tested as part of a pilot mass coronavirus (Covid-19) testing programme while new data showed the rate of infections across England and Wales appears to be slowing down. The Office for National Statistics (ONS) said an estimated 618,700 people in England – one in 90 – had coronavirus between October …
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A woman screams ‘you’re breaking my fingers’ as HS2 protest camp eviction begins

Bailiffs, aided by police, are using brutal force to evict an anti-HS2 protest camp in Jones Hill Wood, Buckinghamshire. Protesters are calling for urgent back-up to help them protect the woodland that will soon be destroyed forever. The police have arrested at least three people so far. In the darkness of early morning on Thursday …
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