This is how to get Tyler Perry’s attention (BBC)

When actress Racquel Bailey thought of a creative way to get the attention of filmmaker Tyler Perry, she probably wasn’t expecting the reaction she received. Bailey from New Jersey took out two billboards close to director and actor Tyler Perry’s…

Women’s World Cup 2019: Nearly one million tickets sold as France set to open tournament (BBC)

The eighth Women’s World Cup begins in France on Friday with nearly a million tickets sold for the tournament. England and Scotland are among the 24 teams taking part and will face each other in their first match in Group…

Huawei signs deal with Russian telecoms firm to develop 5G (BBC)

Huawei has signed a deal with Russian telecoms firm MTS to develop 5G technology in Russia. The companies will develop next-generation 5G networks in Russia over the next year, reports said. The deal was agreed as China’s President Xi Jinping…

French Open 2019: Simona Halep loses to unseeded teenager Amanda Anisimova (BBC)

American teenager Amanda Anisimova has reached the semi-finals of the French Open with a straight sets win over defending champion Simona Halep. Romanian third seed Halep, 27, lost 6-2 6-4 to the unseeded 17-year-old. Anisimova had never won a match…

I’m not blaming anyone for my defeat – Anthony Joshua (BBC)

British heavyweight Anthony Joshua says he has no excuses for his shock defeat by Andy Ruiz Jr, in which he lost his IBF, WBO and WBA world titles. The loss in New York was the first of Joshua’s 23-fight professional…

A brief history of Apple’s iTunes (BBC)

Apple has announced iTunes will be absorbed into its three new entertainment apps: Apple Music, Apple Podcasts and Apple TV. It launched a number of new services at a star-studded event in March, signalling a change of direction for the…

Caster Semenya cleared to compete by Swiss court (BBC)

Caster Semenya will not need to take testosterone-reducing medication to compete after a Swiss court temporarily suspended a new IAAF ruling. The Olympic 800m champion, 28, last month lost her challenge to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (Cas) against…

Sex diseases on the rise in England (BBC)

Cases of sexually transmitted infections are increasing in England. In 2018, there were 447,694 new diagnoses of STIs, a 5% increase on the 422,147 in 2017. Gonorrhoea increased the most – by 26% to 56,259 cases, the largest number since…

Champions League final: Liverpool and Spurs fans descend on Madrid (BBC)

Thousands of Liverpool and Tottenham fans have descended on Madrid for the Champions League final. The two Premier League sides will meet at the Wanda Metropolitano stadium today, Saturday, June 1. Many fans spent Friday making long, last-minute journeys from…

French Open: Serena Williams reaches third round after beating Kurumi Nara (BBC)

Serena Williams cruised into the third round of the French Open with a straight-set victory over Japanese qualifier Kurumi Nara. The 23-time Grand Slam champion beat 27-year-old Nara 6-3 6-2 in one hour seven minutes. American 10th seed Williams will…

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