Buildings in London turned purple to honour the memory of George Floyd, whose killing in police custody has sparked protests in the United States.

Mr Floyd, 46, died in Minneapolis, Minnesota, when a white police officer knelt on his neck, sparking days of protests in cities across the country and overseas.

In London buildings were illuminated purple in solidarity with protesters on Tuesday evening.

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Councils including Southwark, Islington, Lambeth and Wandsworth lit their buildings purple.