Antonio Rudiger signs five year contract Chelsea

Premier League champions Chelsea have confirmed the arrival of defender Antonio Rudiger on a five-year contract. Rudiger, 24, primarily plays as a centre-back although he...

Coins thrown into plane engine by elderly passenger for ‘luck’

A superstitious elderly passenger delayed a flight in Shanghai after throwing coins at the engine for good luck, a Chinese airline has confirmed. The 80-year-old...

Wayne Rooney: When Everton first signed striker – the inside story

Wayne Rooney's return to Everton after 13 years lends a certain romance to a record-breaking career. Here, through the eyes of Bob Pendleton -...

Zimbabwe MPs begin Mugabe impeachment hearing

Source: BBC The Zimbabwean parliament has started impeachment proceedings against President Robert Mugabe. Mr Mugabe, who has been in power since independence in 1980, is...

South Africa’s finance minister quits over scandal

Source: BBC South Africa's finance minister Nhlanhla Nene has quit after admitting meeting members of the Gupta family, who have been accused of corruption. President...

Nigeria’s main opposition PDP party halts campaign over suspended chief justice

Nigeria’s main opposition party has halted its presidential election campaign for 72 hours weeks ahead of the vote in protest at the suspension of...

Trump confirms he is under investigation in Russia inquiry

President Donald Trump has appeared to acknowledge he is under investigation in the inquiry into alleged Russian meddling in the US election. In a tweet,...

Nwankwo Kanu: Tiote’s death a wake up call

Former Nigeria captain Nwankwo Kanu says the recent death of Ivory Coast's Cheick Tiote should be a wake up call to act over heart...

Deadly attacks reported in Burkina Faso

Suspected militant Islamists have killed five people in three attacks in northern Burkina Faso, local officials and security sources have said, AFP news agency...

South Africa police station raid: Seven suspects shot dead

Source: BBC Seven suspects accused of killing South African police have been shot dead in a gunfight at a church, police say. Those killed in...

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