Police in the US city of St Louis controlling demonstrations over the killing of an unarmed teenager by an officer made 31 arrests overnight and came under "heavy" gunfire at times, the captain in charge at the scene has said.
Capt. Ron Johnson, of the Missouri State Highway Patrol said that only a small number of protesters were bent on "criminal acts" and that the majority of demonstrations had been peaceful.
"It is criminals who throw Molotov cocktails, fire shots and endanger lives," Johnson said. "These are not acts of protesters but acts of violence." Capt. Johnson said, blaming criminals that had travelled to the suburb from New York and California intent on disrupting the peace.
More top news
There are hundreds of thousands of jobs at risk if the UK's steel industry collapses, Excalibur's CEO Stuart Wilkie has told ITV News.
Birmingham children's services is under the spotlight again after the death of the toddler at the hands of her legal guardian.
A chilly evening and night with clear skies and tomorrow a little more cloud through Scotland and Northern Ireland again.