President Trump has deleted a video he shared of one of his supporters shouting ‘White Power’. It’s drawn widespread condemnation including from the Republican Party’s only black senator, Tim Scott. Mr. Trump’s spokesman has claimed he wasn’t aware of what the supporter has said.
Britain’s most senior civil servant Sir Mark Sedwill has announced he is stepping down. It’s the latest high-profile change at the top of Britain’s civil service and comes amid a drive for the government to overhaul the way it operates.
The party of the French President Emmanuel Macron appears to fail to make significant gains in the second round of local elections. His prime minister Edouard Philippe won the post of the mayor of Le Havre. But elsewhere the Greens and the far-right Rassemblement National seem to have profited from Mr. Macron’s lack of grassroots base.
Exit polls suggest the Polish presidential election will be decided in the second round. The incumbent right-wing nationalist Andrzej Duda is likely to face a socially liberal challenger Rafal Trzaskowski in the runoff.
The governor of Texas, Greg Abbott is giving a stark warning about resurgence of coronavirus cases there, saying matters have taken a swift and very dangerous turn. His remarks coincide with a rise in infections in several southern and western states.
Aviation officials in the U.S have approved safety testing on a new automated flight control system for the Boeing 737 Max aircraft, which could begin as early as tomorrow. The fleet has been grounded since March 2019 after more than 300 people died in two crashes.
Security sources in northeastern Nigeria say at least nine soldiers and two members of a civil defense militia have been killed by Jihadi militants. They said that several more civilians are missing.