Starbucks suspends social media ads over hate speech

The coffee giant joins global brands including Coca-Cola, Diageo and Unilever which have recently removed advertising from social platforms.

A Starbucks spokesperson told the BBC the social media "pause" would not include YouTube, owned by Google.

"We believe in bringing communities together, both in person and online," Starbucks said in a statement.

Four Tonga Police officers suspended

Two on-duty police officers were suspended Wednesday for drinking alcohol while patrolling in a police vehicle on Sunday 19 January 2020, where they also picked up two off-duty police officers to continue drinking while on patrol.

Commissioner Caldwell said, “The public rightly expect the highest levels of professionalism and ethical behaviour from their police officers. There is absolutely no tolerance for unlawful and ill-disciplined behavior. Every police officer is accountable to the law, not above it.”

Jaguares forward suspended 10 weeks for biting

SANZAAR said in a statement that the 32-year-old Argentina international would be punished for biting Coastal Sharks' Keegan Daniel's arm in the 69th minute of the Sharks' 25-22 victory in Ellis Park on Saturday.

It is the second time Senatore has been found guilty of the offence, having had to sit out nine weeks in 2013 for biting South Africa forward Eben Etzebeth in the Rugby Championship.