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Cars and properties set alight during Baltimore unrest

Rioters set fire to cars and property Credit: Reuters

Rioters continued to set fire to vehicles and property in Baltimore in the wake of the funeral of 25-year-old Freddie Gray earlier.

Fire crews tackle a blaze set by protesters Credit: Reuters

Mayor of Baltimore: This is one of our darkest days

The Mayor of Baltimore has said "this is one of our darkest day" and said she would do whatever it takes to overcome "the destructive interest of the few".

Earlier she announced a curfew would be in place from 10pm until 5am from Tuesday.


Hillary Clinton: I am praying for peace and safety

Hillary Clinton Credit: PA Wire

Hillary Clinton has said she is "praying for peace and safety" for all in Baltimore and for the family of 25-year-old Freddie Gray.

Lineker and Henry send congratulations to Bournemouth

Footballers have taken to Twitter to praise Bournemouth after the football club all but but sealed promotion to the top-flight for the first time in their history with a 3-0 win against Bolton.

Gary Lineker and Thierry Henry were among those to tweet their congratulations to the club and its players.


Baltimore declares state of emergency after riots

Riots broke out after the funeral of a man who died in police custody. Credit: Reuters

The governor of Maryland has declared a state of emergency and activated the National Guard to help with the violence and rioting in Baltimore.

Governor Larry Hogan signed the order on Monday night after riots broke out following the funeral for Freddie Gray who died after being injured while in police custody.

Cars and at least one store have been set on fire during the riots and businesses looted.

Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, the mayor of Baltimore, said Baltimore would have a curfew from 10 pm to 5 am starting Tuesday and would last one week.

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