Wales edge Ukraine 1-0 to end 64-year World Cup wait

Wales overcame another monumental effort from Ukraine to qualify for their first World Cup since 1958 on a night of high emotion and drama in Cardiff. Having beaten Scotland in an emotionally draining semi-final four days earlier, the Ukrainians –…

*Outrage as Nigerian lady wrongfully jailed in Ivory Coast dies (Punch)*Court adjourns money laundering trial of ex-Lagos Speaker Ikuforiji (Nation)

Outrage as Nigerian lady wrongfully jailed in Ivory Coast dies (Punch) Nigerians have taken to social media to express deep anger over the death of a wrongfully jailed Nigerian lady, Itunu Babalola. According to reports, 21-year-old Babalola from Oyo State…

*Fire guts Oando tank farm in Lagos (Punch)*Youth reps on #EndSARS panel deny accepting payment from Lagos State (Guardian)

Fire guts Oando tank farm in Lagos (Punch) Fire on Thursday gutted a tank farm in the Oando Depot on Gaskiya Road, in the Ijora Badia area of Lagos State. Confirming the development, the Director-General, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency,…

Ryan Giggs will not take charge of Wales games following arrest

Former defender Robert Page will stand in for Ryan Giggs for the next three Wales matches Manager Ryan Giggs will not be involved in Wales’ three matches in November, with assistant Robert Page taking charge of the team. Giggs has…

Gareth Bale: Tottenham in talks to sign Welshman and closing in on Sergio Reguilon

Tottenham Hotspur are in talks to re-sign Wales forward Gareth Bale from Real Madrid, and are closing in on a deal for his team-mate Sergio Reguilon. Bale, 31, left Spurs to join Real for a then world record £85m in…

Fury in Spain as Gareth Bale holds ‘inflammatory’ flag after Wales qualify (Mirror)

The Spanish media have reacted with anger after Gareth Bale was pictured holding a flag with the words “Wales. Golf. Madrid. In that order.” Bale helped his country qualify for Euro 2020 after Wales beat Hungary 2-0 to secure their…

Smacking your children in Wales is no longer going to be legal (Metro)

New legislation which would ban adults from being able to smack their children has been introduced in Wales. The Welsh Government wants to remove the common law defence of reasonable punishment which is currently available to parental figures if accused…

Detective facing the sack for farting on duty (Metro)

A detective who would break wind and use strong language around the police station could lose her job. DC Claire Fitzpatrick, 44, is accused of repeatedly using the word c**t and breaking wind in front of other officers. In a…

Wales’ Bale among Ballon d’Or nominees (BBC)

Real Madrid and Wales forward Gareth Bale is among the nominees for this year’s men’s Ballon d’Or award. Manchester City forward Sergio Aguero, Liverpool goalkeeper Alisson, Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema and Paris St-Germain attacker Edinson Cavani are also contenders.…

Argentina coach to resign after another shocking loss (Sport24)

Argentina coach Daniel Hourcade has announced he will step down from the role after the final June Test against Scotland in Resistencia next Saturday. His team’s 30-12 defeat by Wales on Saturday at Santa Fe saw them slip to a…

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