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Five stories you need to know for April 12, 2021

Reuters, 12 Apr 2021
Five stories to know for April 12: Protests erupt after police shoot a Black man in Minneapolis, the Virginia police officer accused of assaulting a U.S. Army officer is fired, prosecutors will rest their case against Derek Chauvin, Prince Harry arrives back in the UK for Prince Philip's funeral and England’s shops, pubs, gyms and hairdressers reopen after three months of lockdown.

1. Hundreds of protesters clashed with police in a Minneapolis suburb after 20-year-old Black man Daunte Wright was shot dead during a traffic stop.

2. One of two police officers in Virginia accused of assaulting a U.S. Army lieutenant by pointing their guns and pepper spraying him during a traffic stop has been fired, according to an official statement.

3. Prosecutors will rest their case this week against former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin in the deadly arrest of George Floyd.

4. Prince Harry has arrived back in Britain for Prince Philip’s funeral on Saturday.

5. People queued up outside retailers across England to release their pent-up shopping fever and some grabbed a midnight pint or even an early haircut as England’s shops, pubs, gyms and hairdressers reopened after three months of lockdown.

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#BLM
#Virginia
#Daunte Wright
#ChauvinTrial​
#DerekChauvinTrial​
#GeorgeFloyd​
#News​
#US​
#BorisJohnson​
#UK​
#PrincePhilip
#Harry
#COVID19​
#lockdown
#pubs
#reopen
#Coronavirus​
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