Cristiano Ronaldo challenges Lionel Messi to join him in Serie A (BBC Sports)

Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo have both won the Ballon d’Or award five times. Juventus forward Cristiano Ronaldo has challenged Lionel Messi to leave Barcelona and sign for a club in Italy. Portugal international Ronaldo joined Serie A champions Juventus…

Sevilla top La Liga ahead of Barcelona after beating Real Valladolid (BBC Sport)

Sevilla went to the top of La Liga with a narrow win over mid-table Real Valladolid, a header by Portuguese forward Andre Silva earning the points. The on-loan AC Milan player’s eighth league goal of the season proved enough to…

Mental health: One in four young women struggling (BBC)

The official NHS report found young women aged 17 to 19 were twice as likely as young men to have problems, with 23.9% reporting a disorder. Problems are less common in younger age groups, but are rising albeit slowly. In…

Boy stabbed to death in SA school toilet (BBC)

A 17-year-old boy is due in court in South Africa today accused of stabbing a primary school pupil. The older boy is alleged to have hidden in the school toilets overnight before attacking the younger boy. The alleged attacker is…

Venus Williams agrees settlement in fatal Florida car crash (BBC)

Venus Williams has settled a wrongful death lawsuit with the family of a man who died as a result of a car crash in Florida involving the US tennis star. Ms Williams and the family of Jerome Barson reached a…

Amina Mohammed, three other Nigerians make BBC ‘100 Women’ list (Punch)

Amina Mohammed, United Nations Deputy Secretary-General and three other Nigerian women made the 2018 BBC ‘100 women’ list. She appeared alongside social entrepreneur/activist, Abisoye Ajayi-Akinfolarin, lawyer, Bola Tinubu and award-winning blogger and author, Chidera Eggerue. The BBC list celebrates inspiring…

Alexander Zverev stuns Novak Djokovic to win ATP Finals in London (BBC)

Alexander Zverev stunned world number one Novak Djokovic in straight sets to win the season-ending ATP Finals and earn the biggest victory of his career. Djokovic, 31, was the heavy favourite to win a sixth finals title but was outclassed…

Roger Federer beats Kevin Anderson to top group at ATP Finals in London (BBC)

Six-time champion Roger Federer beat Kevin Anderson 6-4 6-3 to secure his place in the semi-finals of the ATP Finals for the 15th time. Federer’s victory means he tops his group, boosting his chances of avoiding world number one Novak…

Embattled May sticks by Brexit plan amid growing rebellion (CNN)

UK Prime Minister Theresa May maintained a defiant stance as she took to the airwaves Friday morning to attempt to sell her Brexit plan to the electorate, following a bruising day of political turmoil and open rebellion from within her…

Lion Air crash: Victim’s fiancée takes wedding photos alone (BBC)

An Indonesian woman whose fiancé was on a Lion Air flight which crashed into the sea has gone ahead with her wedding pictures alone. Intan Syari and Rio Nanda Pratama were due to get married on 11 November. But Mr.…

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