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Baltimore curfew lifted by mayor following protests

A daily 10pm curfew in Baltimore, which had been in effect for five nights following violent protests over the death of Freddie Gray, has been lifted by the city's mayor.

It comes after six police officers involved in Gray's arrest were charged over his death, including counts of manslaughter and murder.

A post-mortem revealed Gray suffered a broken neck after being handcuffed, shackled and placed head-first into a police van.

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Gray family: Time for Baltimore to get back to work

Richard Shipley, Freddie Gray's step-father, has called for calm in the name of the whole Gray family.

Mr Shipley said it was time for Baltimore "to get back to work" after several days of unrest following the news of Freddie's death.

Speaking at a press conference Mr Shipley welcomed the news that six officers will be prosecuted over Freddie's death after injuries sustained in custody.

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