The removal marked a major victory for civil rights activists, whose previous calls to dismantle the statues had been steadfastly rebuked by city and state officials alike
As the United States wrestles with the problem of what to do with monuments to a divisive history, Taiwan has found a solution — a park dedicated to unwanted statues of a controversial figure from its past.
As communities across the US remove Confederate monuments from public spaces, city leaders now face another conundrum: what to do with the statues.
Charlottesville violence: Germany's foreign minister says Donald Trump's far-right defence is 'a huge mistake'
Germany's foreign minister Sigmar Gabriel said Donald Trump had made "a huge mistake" by failing to clearly condemn the white supremacist rally at Charlottesville
State and city leaders across various US southern states said this week that they would step up efforts to remove such monuments from public spaces.
Protesters in North Carolina have toppled a long-standing statue of a Confederate soldier.
HBO responds to the critics after being hit with a barrage of anti-slavery criticism that followed after it announced its show Confederate which deals with an alternate history where slavery is still prevalent in America.
The designer who was responsible for many important motorcycle projects before his stint with Royal Enfield has stepped out of the company's office in the UK.