George Floyd Murder Trial – Former US Police Officer Derek Chauvin Found Guilty [Headlines] – Hope 103.2

George Floyd Murder Trial – Former US Police Officer Derek Chauvin Found Guilty [Headlines]

Derek Chauvin was filmed kneeling on Mr Floyd for more than nine minutes and has been found guilty on all three charges. And other top news.

By Hope NewsroomWednesday 21 Apr 2021News

Today’s headlines from the Hope News team. You can listen to hourly bulletin updates at hopenews.com.au.

There are emotional scenes across the United States after a former police officer was found guilty of murdering black man George Floyd.

Derek Chauvin, who was filmed kneeling on Mr Floyd for more than nine minutes, as he begged ”he couldn’t breathe”, has been found guilty on all three charges.

Civil right activist, Rev Al Sharpton has led supporters in a prayer of thanks.

The NSW Police Minister has slammed as “dangerous” posters drawn up by primary school children that made offensive comments about police.

The placards from Year 5 and 6 students at Lindfield Learning Village on the North Shore have since been removed.

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An airport worker who contracted COVID-19 after cleaning international aircraft at Auckland Airport also worked on an Australian plane.

Contact tracing is underway for the crew who operated a flight back into Sydney earlier this week.

The NSW Government’s COVID-19 crisis cabinet meeting is discussing how to speed up the vaccination of people aged over 50.

New South Wales is finalising plans on how to help the Commonwealth with the rollout, ahead of a crucial National Cabinet meeting tomorrow.

Europe’s medicines regulator said it’s found a possible link between the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine and rare blood clots.

But it’s emphasised that the overall benefits of getting the shot outweigh the risks.

More than $500 billion will be spent on new hydrogen and carbon capture project as part of efforts to reduce emissions.

This year’s federal budget will include $275 million for four hydrogen hubs in regional Australia.

A similar amount will be spent on new carbon capture projects.

The controversial European Super League has lasted just 48 hours, with fans defeating the commercial interests of rich football club owners.

All six English Premier League clubs have withdrawn from the breakaway competition, caving in to pressure from their own supporters.