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Derek Chauvin trial: New footage shows George Floyd pleading with officers

Derek Chauvin trial: New footage shows George Floyd pleading with officers

World
A court has been shown new police bodycam footage of George Floyd pleading with officers during his arrest, saying: "I'm not a bad guy."The video comes as the murder trial of ex-officer Derek Chauvin continues for a third day. In it, Mr Floyd is seen begging for police not to harm him.The footage also shows Mr Chauvin with his knee on Mr Floyd's neck for more than nine minutes.Mr Floyd's 2020 death sparked global protests over policing and racism.Mr Chauvin, 45, denies charges of murder and manslaughter. Defence lawyers have indicated they will argue that 46-year-old Mr Floyd died of an overdose and poor health, and the force used was reasonable. Observers of the trial say footage shown of Mr Floyd's actions before and during the arrest may be an attempt by prosecutors to deal with the all...
Smear tests: Women to trial ‘do-it-at-home’ kits for NHS

Smear tests: Women to trial ‘do-it-at-home’ kits for NHS

Health
YouScreen/NHS England/KCLAbout 31,000 women in London are being offered "do-it-at-home" tests to check for early warnings of cervical cancer, as part of an NHS trial. It could be a way to encourage more women to get screened, experts hope.Embarrassment, cultural barriers and worries about Covid, along with many other factors, can stop women going for smear tests at a clinic or GP surgery. Smear-test delays during the pandemic prompted calls for home-screening kits from cervical cancer charities.The swabbing involves using a long, thin cotton bud to take a sample from inside the vagina, which is then sent by post for testing.Delays to smear tests prompt calls for DIY screening Smear test fear 'cost my sister her life''Annual smear test might have saved my Fiona'Self-sampling is already offe...
Trump impeachment: Senate trial poised to start next week

Trump impeachment: Senate trial poised to start next week

World
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India tests vaccine delivery system with nationwide trial

India tests vaccine delivery system with nationwide trial

Health
India has tested its COVID-19 vaccine delivery system with a nationwide trial as it prepares to roll out an inoculation program to stem the coronavirus pandemicBy RISHABH R. JAIN and ALTAF QADRI Associated PressJanuary 2, 2021, 9:17 AM• 2 min readNEW DELHI -- India tested its COVID-19 vaccine delivery system with a nationwide trial on Saturday as it prepares to roll out an inoculation program to stem the coronavirus pandemic.The trial included data entry into an online platform for monitoring vaccine delivery, along with testing of cold storage and transportation arrangements for the vaccine, the health ministry said in a statement.The massive exercise came a day after a government-appointed panel of experts held a meeting to review the applications of potential vaccine candidates, includi...
British Airways to launch Covid testing trial for arrivals

British Airways to launch Covid testing trial for arrivals

Business
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