Uber has been granted the right to resume operating in London, despite what a judge described as "historical failures". The ride-sharing platform had faced scrutiny over safety protocols and its screening of drivers. Also in the show: the French government unveils its 2021 budget as it tries to lift the economy out of a coronavirus-induced recession, and TikTok gets a reprieve in the US.
The death of unarmed black man George Floyd in US police custody has triggered outrage worldwide and reignited debate over Colonial-era monuments. In London and Antwerp authorities have removed monuments that have long been a target of activists. Elsewhere, protesters have taken matters into their own hands, sometimes pulling statues down themselves.
In order to discourage large gatherings during Britain's coronavirus lockdown the country's mosques have generally stopped broadcasting the traditional call to prayer. But with the holy season of Ramadan drawing to a close, one of Britain's largest Muslim places of worship, the Baitul Futuh Mosque in south London, has been granted permission to resume their evening call to prayer.
Prince Charles opens a new 4,000-bed temporary hospital in a conference centre in east London, the first of several being built in Britain to deal with the coronavirus outbreak. Speaking via video link, the prince hails the hospital as offering "an intensely practical message of hope".
Despite Brexit and coronavirus fears, London's indie rock four-piece The Big Moon have just embarked on the European leg of their tour. The Mercury Prize-nominated band - who recently released their second album "Walking Like We Do" and toured with veterans the Pixies - popped by the FRANCE 24 studios to chat to Marjorie Hache about their news, including the fact that they are this year's Record Store Day ambassadors. The show also features new releases by French electro duo Telepopmusik, Brighton rocker