News A selection of powerful news photographs taken around the world this week. Image copyright Elijah Nouvelage / Getty Images Image caption A woman at a demonstration in Atlanta, Georgia. Across the US, protests erupted following the death of George Floyd while in police custody in Minneapolis. Police vehicles were set on fire and shops were looted in several cities. Image copyright Daniel Leal-Olivas / AFP Image caption Protestors surround a police car in Parliament Square, London, during an anti-racism demonstration, held in solidarity with those across the US. Image copyright Brendan Smialowski / AFP Image caption US President Donald Trump holds a Bible outside St John’s Episcopal Church near the White House in Washington, DC. Moments before the president walked to the church, law enforcement officers dispersed a nearby peaceful protest with tear gas and rubber bullets. Image copyright Bill Ingalls / Nasa Image caption The launch of NASA’s delayed SpaceX Demo-2 mission is captured in this false-colour infrared photograph. The mission marks the first time that astronauts have launched from America to low-Earth orbit since the conclusion of the Space Shuttle Program in 2011. Image copyright David Ramos / Getty Images Image caption A hospital patient is taken to the seaside by health care staff outside the Hospital del Mar in Barcelona. The hospital has been taking recovering Covid-19 patients on seaside trips with the aim of humanising its intensive care units. Image copyright Carlos Castro / Europa Press Image caption A demonstration takes place after the Alcoa works council announced the dismissal of up to 534 workers from its two factories in San Cibrao, Spain. Image copyright Jane Barlow / PA Media Image caption A man exercises on a street in Edinburgh, following the relaxation of lockdown restrictions in Scotland. Image copyright Biju Boro / AFP Image caption A woman carries food for her cattle past a group of storks on one of the largest disposal sites in north-east India, in the Boragaon area of Guwahati. Image copyright Alexey Pavlishak / Getty Images Image caption A woman takes a selfie at a salt production site at the Sasyk-Sivash lake, near the city of Yevpatoria, Crimea. Image copyright Bruce Bennett / Getty Images Image caption Parishioners attend Sunday Mass (with audio provided by cell phone) from their cars in the parking lot of the Parish of Saint Agnes Cathedral, in Rockville Centre, New York. State coronavirus regulations required attendees to remain in their vehicles. All photographs belong to the copyright holders as marked.