Black Lives Matter protests ‘absolutely need to go ahead’, Tory London mayor candidate says

The Conservative candidate for London Mayor says Black Lives Matter protests ‘absolutely need to go ahead’, despite the government warning activists to stay away this weekend.

Matt Hancock said yesterday he was ‘appalled by the death of George Floyd’, but urged people to not attend protests if there will be more than six people present.

However, Tory politician Shaun Bailey warned that ‘bottling up’ tension may lead to more violence, as an estimated 15,000 protesters...
source: Metro

2020-06-06 22:59
Latest news from Metro
today 23:59 Prince William hits local pub for cheeky pint ahead of reopening
today 22:56 Harry and Meghan officially shut down Sussex Royal charity to focus on new projects
yesterday 18:44 National Theatre axes 400 jobs as pandemic wreaks havoc on arts industry
yesterday 17:41 Coronavirus death toll passes 44,000 after another 137 people die
yesterday 17:41 Turner Prize replaced with £10,000 bursaries for top 10 artists this year
yesterday 17:41 ‘Don’t let your country down’, PM warns public before ‘Super Saturday’
yesterday 17:41 UK’s ‘R’ infection rate still below 1 despite threat of local lockdowns
yesterday 16:38 Priest to stand trial accused of raping woman more than 30 years ago
yesterday 16:38 Rain and wind forecast as UK set for soggy Super Saturday
yesterday 16:38 Britain’s ‘smallest pub’ all set for lockdown reopening tomorrow
yesterday 15:35 Covid gave the Government extra powers, but our human rights are at stake if they don’t let them go
yesterday 15:35 Extinction Rebellion plan new disruption across UK to start in September
yesterday 15:35 When will gyms reopen in the UK as lockdown rollbacks continue?
yesterday 15:35 Pubs can open from 6am on ‘Super Saturday’ as lockdown restrictions ease
yesterday 15:35 Drug driver posed next to Lamborghini for Instagram photo days after killing dad-of-four
yesterday 15:35 Travel to Greece, Turkey and 71 other countries officially approved
yesterday 14:32 Are any pub chains not re-opening on 4 July?
yesterday 14:32 Buckingham Palace unveils floral tribute to NHS ahead of 72nd anniversary
yesterday 14:32 Can I share a car with other people and is car sharing now allowed?
yesterday 14:32 Prince Andrew accused of deliberately avoiding FBI by Epstein victims’ lawyer
Latest news from Great Britain
today 05:35 Mallik Wilks making up for lost time with Hull City as he leaves Barnsley nightmare behind
today 05:35 Mallik Wilks making up for lost time with Hull City as he leaves Barnsley nightmare behind
today 05:35 Hull woman, 27, says double amputation will let her 'live life' again
today 05:35 Inside Avenues bars and restaurants as they open on Super Saturday
today 05:35 'Gorgeous' teenager with talent for helping people died in head-on moped crash with Toyota
today 05:17 Coronavirus: 'The first wave was a trial run' - what lockdown easing may mean for hospitals Staff at University Hospital Coventry are worried scenes at the start of lockdown could repeat themselves after restrictions ease.
today 05:14 Hairdressers open near me: Is my hairdressers open today?
today 05:14 Pubs reopen: Do you have to book a table to go to your local pub?
today 05:14 Meghan Markle and Prince Harry trademark Archewell for two new surprising ventures
today 05:14 Met Office weather forecast: Ferocious winds to rip through UK before temperatures rocket
today 05:14 Car scrappage scheme may have this devastating impact for petrol and diesel owners
today 04:14 Why mothers are bearing the economic brunt of the coronavirus crisis Deborah Haynes's interrupted broadcast was an adorable insight into family life and revealed the challenges facing many parents.
today 04:11 Being made redundant in lockdown? Your employer must follow these rules
today 04:11 Restaurants open: Do you have to book a table?
today 04:11 Pension tax relief may be on the agenda ahead of autumn budget - will Rishi Sunak act?
today 04:11 PIP claim: Campaigners' hopes as DWP promises change to rules for terminally ill 'shortly'
today 04:11 China vs India: Indian PM Modi makes surprise visit to Chinese border after deadly clash
today 04:11 Queen's most extravagant brooch cost £50 million and is made from the largest diamond ever
today 04:11 How Meghan Markle and Prince Harry are spending their first fourth of July in America
today 04:11 Mongolia panics over PLAGUE outbreak as region next to Chinese border is quarantined
today 03:11 Coronavirus: Pub landlords and hairdressers 'still scared' of virus despite reopening A major easing of lockdown measures sees thousands of businesses opening their doors again under modified social distancing rules.
today 03:08 Portugal’s PM takes swipe at Boris after being left out of coronavirus air bridge plan
today 02:05 Jamie Oliver children: How many children does Jamie have?
today 02:05 Brexit Warning: Former MEP warns EU is 'capable of anything' as transition period shortens
today 02:05 Gemma Atkinson boyfriend: Inside sweet relationship with Strictly star
today 02:05 Washington Redskins NFL team to review team name over ongoing race row
today 02:05 Donald Trump humiliated after drawing a blank when trying to explain his second term goals
today 02:05 London chaos: Police pelted with bottles after violence ERUPTS at rave in White City
today 02:05 Trump election plot exposed: President to 'manufacture' global chaos in bid to beat Biden
today 01:23 Pubs, restaurants and hairdressers reopen as England's lockdown eases
today 01:23 'We had arrogance and won Aussie hearts' - 50 years on the incredible story of the infamous 1970 Lions Tour Down Under
today 01:23 'We had arrogance and won Aussie hearts' - 50 years on the incredible story of the infamous 1970 Lions Tour Down Under
today 01:05 Prince William enjoys pint of cider at his local as pubs across England prepare to reopen The duke visited the Rose and Crown in Norfolk to show his support for the hospitality industry on the eve of customers returning.
today 01:02 EU madness: Barnier making four huge demands of UK - but do THEY abide by their own rules?
today 00:02 Encrochat: Man charged with drugs and firearms offences after massive criminal network bust More than 800 suspected criminals were arrested across Europe after analysts infiltrated an encrypted phone system.
today 23:59 Prince William hits local pub for cheeky pint ahead of reopening
today 23:59 Monty Don health: Gardeners’ World host’s ‘incredibly frightening’ diagnosis - symptoms
today 23:59 How to sleep: 10 habits to cultivate in order to fall asleep more easily
today 23:59 New Scottish lockdown rules: What are the lockdown rules in Scotland as England reopens?
today 23:59 Arthritis: Eating more of this vegetable will help reduce pain felt in the joints
today 23:59 Jeremy Corbyn MOCKED as allies labelled 'subs bench' of Labour Party
today 23:59 Saving money: This account offers a 50% boost to savings - eligibility rules explained
today 23:59 NASA UFO sighting: Astronaut's unsolved confession exposed 'Noticed a cylindrical object'
today 23:59 Royal snub: How Kate Middleton is more like Queen than Diana
today 23:59 Royal shock: Which Commonwealth nations might consider becoming a Republic?
today 23:59 Pension shock: How could divorce impact YOUR pension? The unfair impact on women revealed
today 23:59 Horoscope: Horoscopes for the week ahead - what is the forecast for your star sign?
today 23:59 Daily horoscope for July 4: YOUR star sign reading, astrology and zodiac forecast
today 23:59 ‘No surrender!’ Boris told not to compromise on trade as Brexit talks on brink - poll
today 23:59 Prince William: How Wills’ place in Royal Family has stagnated
Watch the news from UK on Facebook