ICYMI – Britain’s Prince Philip, Minneapolis protests
When the news of the death of Prince Philip, age 99, hit the wire, the world tuned into Windsor Castle for all the updates. And Reuters was there, ready.
Here’s what else we know:
• Due to Covid-19 restrictions, there won’t be a state funeral.
• Estimate of 30 mourners will attend the ceremony.
• We expect to have live coverage of the event, followed by quick delivery of edited content.
Access our coverage calendar via the Planning Tool in Reuters Connect.
Meanwhile, police fired tear gas and rubber bullets as angry protests erupted in a Minneapolis suburb after a 20-year-old Black man was shot dead during a traffic stop. The unrest in Brooklyn Center came hours before the trial of Derek Chauvin, the former Minneapolis police officer charged with murdering George Floyd, was set to resume in a courtroom less than 10 miles (16 km) away on Monday.
Discover the stories that matter this week.
Photogallery – Prince Philip: 1921 – 2021
Philip, the husband of Britain’s Queen Elizabeth who had been at her side throughout her 69-year reign, died at Windsor Castle on Friday.
Black Lives Matter activist embraces a former Marine and White Lives Matter activist
Najee Ali embraces Peter Zazzara, after they agreed Derek Chauvin, the former Minneapolis police officer accused of murdering George Floyd, was guilty, during a confrontation, in Huntington Beach, California.
Clowning is serious business for doctor to homeless in Brazil’s ‘crackland’
Falcone’s patients know him as The Clown, not as a doctor. He treats a growing number of Brazilians, driven onto the street by the COVID-19 pandemic which has devastated the country’s economy.
Want to study on the sand? A day at the Spanish beachside classroom
Does having school at the beach sound like a dream? After a year of remote learning and socially distanced classrooms, one school in the Spanish region of Murcia is doing just that, trying to combine clear air and a new way of teaching.