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Ryder Cup 2018: Spectator ‘loses sight’ after being hit by Brooks Koepka tee shot (BBC)

A spectator hit by a Brooks Koepka tee shot at the Ryder Cup says she has lost sight in her right eye and is considering legal action, AFP reports. The incident happened on the opening day of the event when…

Johnson calls May’s Brexit plan ‘a cheat’ (BBC)

Crowds packed into a speech by former foreign secretary Boris Johnson at the Conservative Party conference in Birmingham. Mr Johnson renewed his attack on Theresa May’s Brexit plan, describing it as a “cheat” that could lead to a boost for…

5 times Buhari cancelled FEC meeting this year

The Nigerian Presidency on Tuesday announced the cancellation of the weekly meeting of the Federal Executive Council (FEC) scheduled for Wednesday. Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, disclosed this in a statement in Abuja. The…

Buhari assures South Sudan of Nigeria’s support (Sun) * Stranded Delta flood victims create 10 private IDP camps (Vanguard)

Buhari assures South Sudan of Nigeria’s support (Sun) President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday assured South Sudan that Nigeria is prepared to help stabilize that country both politically and economically. The Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi…

Fast and Furious star Tyrese Gibson becomes a father for the second time

Congratulations are in order for Fast and Furious star Tyrese Gibson and his wife Samantha, who have welcomed their first child together. The 39-year-old actor announced the birth of his daughter, Soraya Lee Gibson, on Instagram, telling fans that his…

Valencia star Francis Coquelin fires warning at Manchester United ahead of Champions League clash (Metro)

Francis Coquelin insists Valencia are heading to Old Trafford ‘with the intention of winning’ and hope to take advantage of an ‘inconsistent’ Manchester United. Jose Mourinho’s Red Devils defeated Young Boys 3-0 in their Champions League opener last month but…

Donna Strickland is first woman Physics Nobel winner in 55 years

The 2018 Nobel Prize in Physics has been awarded to a woman for the first time in 55 years. Donna Strickland, from Canada, is only the third woman winner of the award, along with Marie Curie, who won in 1903,…

Brexit: EU migrants won’t get special treatment, May says (BBC)

Low-skilled migration will fall when the UK ends EU free movement access after Brexit, Theresa May has promised. The prime minister said high-skilled workers would be prioritised with no preferential treatment for people from the EU compared with those from…

Australia football body adopts reforms after FIFA threat (Guardian)

Australia’s football governing body voted for wide-ranging reforms Tuesday against the wishes of its outgoing chairman, ending a long-running battle that saw FIFA threaten to take over the federation. Football Federation Australia’s 10-member Congress — nine state and territory associations,…

Indonesia tsunami: Death toll rises to nearly 1,350 (BBC)

The number of people known to have died in Indonesia in Friday’s earthquake and tsunami has risen to 1,347, the country’s disaster response agency says. The death toll jumped on Tuesday from a previous confirmed figure of 844. The 7.5-magnitude…

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