Last time Ed Miliband did PMQs was March 2015 - lucky for him Starmer was already planning to go on COP questions which is Miliband's brief ... Angela Rayner is not doing it as she is still away from Westminster after a bereavement
Ed Miliband deputising for a self-isolating Keir Starmer at PMQs. Rises to calls of “Where’s Angela?”
"I really am sorry, from the bottom of my heart. But if the price we pay is 590 deaths a day then this in unacceptable." German Chancellor Angela Merkel begs Germans to follow coronavirus restrictions in an unusually emotional appeal ahead of Christmas.
"I don't know if we have ever experienced this kind of global challenge to racism and to the consequences of slavery." Angela Davis says anti-racism protests around the world are "a very exciting moment".
The fearmongers were wrong. Five years since Merkel admitted 1M refugees, they have largely been a success story, judging by their employment, mastery of the language, university attendance, and integration. The predicted violence came from the far right.
"As a Black man, as a former player, I think it's best for me to support the players and just not be here tonight." Kenny Smith walked off the TNT set in solidarity with the NBA players' strike of tonight's games.
Civil rights icon Angela Davis pumps her fist during a Juneteenth protest against police brutality as longshoremen shut down the Port of Oakland and 28 other ports along the west coast on Friday. Story:
Kenny Stills is facing a felony charge after being arrested during a protest for Breonna Taylor, per @LucasAulbachCJ . The WR and over 100 others marched to Kentucky AG Daniel Cameron’s home to call for justice against the officers who killed Taylor.
You never know how much you love somebody until they’re gone. I’ve had so many wonderful years and wonderful times with my friend Kenny, but above all the music and the success I loved him as a wonderful man and a true friend.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel: "Nobody likes to hear this but it is the truth. We are not living through the final phase of this crisis, we are still at its beginning. We will still have to live with this virus for a long time.”