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A selection of powerful news photographs taken around the world this week. Image caption Nasa astronauts Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken greet their families before the planned launch of the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket and Crew Dragon spacecraft at the Kennedy Space Centre in Cape Canaveral, Florida. Poor weather forced Wednesday's launch to be called off just 16 minutes before lift-off. Image caption People watch as a construction site burns near the Minneapolis police department's third precinct in the US state of Minnesota, on 27 May. A number of businesses and homes were damaged during an ongoing protest following the death of George Floyd, an unarmed black man who had been detained by a white... Full story

30 May