George Floyd death: Protesters begin fresh UK anti-racism demos

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London: Protesters took part on Sunday in a further day of demonstrations across the UK following the death of George Floyd, an unarmed Black man in the US state of Minnesota during a police action.
It comes after largely peaceful demonstrations in central London on Saturday saw some clashes with police.
Metropolitan Police Commissioner Cressida Dick urged protesters to find another way to make their views heard.
But Labour’s Lisa Nandy said people “cannot be silent in the face of racism” as she backed demonstrations during the coronavirus pandemic
The shadow foreign secretary said young people were “right to raise their voices” but urged demonstrators to take precautions and social distance.
In London, large numbers are outside the US Embassy in Nine Elms, near Vauxhall, south London, while other protests are taking place in Nottingham and Edinburgh, the BBC reported.