· Normal People's Paul Mescal: normal, yes, but swelteringly, blisteringly hot →
Last week, it seemed as if it could be, for a short time, especially after “I was testing my eyes” was dangled in front of us as an excuse for the inexcusable, but that quickly fractured into a frenzy of people complaining about frenzies of people and the inevitable, depressing culture wars.
The New York Times
· The Police Killed George Floyd. Redirect Their Funding Elsewhere. →
If a person calls 911 to complain about people who are homeless, rapid response social workers would provide them with housing support and other resources.
The China Post
· In unusual move, US embassies in Africa speak up on Floyd →
African officials also were publicly outspoken last month over racism in China, when Africans complained of being evicted and mistreated in the city of Guangzhou amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
· Pensioner dies after rocks thrown as he 'confronted poachers' in Kent →
The incident occurred as nearby residents had complained to Sevenoaks MP Laura Trott about a spike in anti-social behaviour in the area.
· This was the week that Boris Johnson was defeated by people’s anger over the Dominic Cummings crisis →
He complained about reports “suggesting that I had opposed lockdown and even that I did not care about many deaths.
· How the Supreme Court enabled police to use deadly chokeholds →
Not long after Lyons complained that a ring of keys that he held in his hands was causing him pain, one of the officers wrapped his forearm around Lyons’ throat and began to choke him.
The China Post
· Pop-up bar scene, tanning salon test shutdown rules in NYC →
One neighbor of the High Line Hotel in Chelsea recently complained to management about people congregating at tables — without masks — in a front garden where a cart offered coffee drinks.
· Glad you’re not here: stag party capitals vow to ‘do tourism differently’ →
“The residents have been complaining for a very long time that the city doesn’t belong to them any more,” said Barbora Hrubá of Prague City Tourism, a municipal body that works on the Czech capital’s tourism strategy.
· Karolina Pliskova calls men 'super weak' for worrying about equal pay in tennis →
The world No 3 Karolina Pliskova has called male tennis players who complain about women claiming equal prize money “super weak”.