Los Angeles Times
Los Angeles Times 6 Jun 2020

Dozens of demonstrations across Los Angeles and Orange County draw thousands of peaceful protesters


Thousands of people gathered at more than a dozen demonstrations around Los Angeles on Saturday to protest the death of George Floyd and other black Americans at the hands of police.

The husband of Los Angeles District Attorney Jackie Lacey has been charged with pointing a gun at Black Lives Matter protesters outside the couple's home the day before the primary election in March. CBS Los Angeles reports.
Mayor Eric Garcetti discusses the pausing of businesses reopening in Los Angeles and beaches being ordered to close on the Fourth of July weekend to help slow the spread of the virus.
The first time the Black community of Watts set fire to itself, Donny Joubert was 5 years old. It was not the only eruption of the 1960s Civil Rights era, but it was one of the worst. Los Angeles would burn again in 1992, when four cops were acquitted in the videotaped beating of motorist Rodney King. When it comes to racial injustice, Los Angeles has an unparalleled history. And Joubert has lived through it all. He shares with Inside Edition Digital's The Issue why this moment is different.
Two of the UK's biggest High Street retailers, John Lewis and Boots, have announced more than 5,000 job cuts.

4,000 jobs will go at Boots and 48 Boots Opticians stores will be closed.

1,300 jobs are at risk at John Lewis which is shutting eight of its stores, including one of its flagship shops in Birmingham.

It comes amid warnings that the Chancellor's massive new economic support package will not be enough to stop millions of workers losing their jobs.

Sophie Raworth presents BBC News at Ten reporting from Political Editor Laura Kuenssberg and Business Editor Simon Jack.

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