USA beat Chile to reach knockout round

Media playback is not supported on this device Highlights: USA 3-0 Chile The United States easily reached the last 16 of the Women’s World Cup as they produced another commanding display to beat Chile in Paris. Having opened their campaign with a ruthless, record-breaking 13-0 win over Thailand on Tuesday, the USA quickly got on […]

Trump hits out again at London mayor over violence

Trump hits out again at London mayor over violence

Image copyright PA Image caption US President and Mayor of London Sadiq Khan have been in a “political grudge match” for years US President Donald Trump has once again criticised London Mayor Sadiq Khan, calling him a “national disgrace” who is destroying the UK’s capital. His comments came after five attacks in London in less […]

Women’s World Cup: Canada beat New Zealand 2-0 to reach last 16

Media playback is not supported on this device Highlights: Canada 2-0 New Zealand Canada enjoyed a comfortable victory over New Zealand to secure their place in the last 16 of the World Cup. Canada dominated in Grenoble, with record scorer Christine Sinclair hitting the crossbar on 18 minutes. Jessie Fleming then broke the deadlock just […]

Babe Ruth jersey fetches record-breaking $5.64m at auction

Babe Ruth jersey fetches record-breaking $5.64m at auction

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Babe Ruth played between 1914 and 1935 and is considered to be one of the sport’s greatest ever players A jersey worn by legendary baseball player Babe Ruth has become the most expensive piece of sports memorabilia ever sold. The garment was snapped up for $5.64m (£4.4m) at auction […]

Trump retreats on election meddling remarks

Trump retreats on election meddling remarks

Image copyright Alex Wong President Donald Trump has stepped back from remarks he made about reporting foreign interference in a US political campaign. He told Fox News he would “of course” refer to the FBI any offer of damaging information about a political opponent. Mr Trump disputed in another interview aired this week whether the […]

Raptors beat Warriors to win first NBA title

Raptors beat Warriors to win first NBA title

The Toronto Raptors were making their first appearance in the NBA Finals The Toronto Raptors beat defending champions the Golden State Warriors 114-110 to win their first NBA title. The Raptors won the best-of-seven series 4-2, with Kawhi Leonard named the NBA Finals Most Valuable Player after averaging 28.5 points. “It was heck of a […]

Gulf of Oman tanker attacks: US says video shows Iran removing mine

Gulf of Oman tanker attacks: US says video shows Iran removing mine

Media captionFootage released by the US military’s Central Command The US military has released a video which it says shows Iran’s Revolutionary Guard removing an unexploded mine from the side of an oil tanker damaged in an attack in the Gulf of Oman on Thursday. US officials also shared a photo of the Japanese tanker, […]

Sarah Sanders: White House press secretary resigns

Sarah Sanders: White House press secretary resigns

Media captionSanders resigns: ‘This has been the honour of a lifetime’ White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders is leaving her post, President Donald Trump has announced. He said his spokeswoman would return to her home state of Arkansas at the end of June, praising her as a “warrior”. Mrs Sanders, who is the latest senior […]

Gulf of Oman tanker attacks: Iran calls US accusation ‘unfounded’

Gulf of Oman tanker attacks: Iran calls US accusation ‘unfounded’

Media captionIranian TV footage shows a burning tanker Iran says it “categorically rejects” US claims that it is behind attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman. US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo had blamed Iran for the “unprovoked attacks” on Thursday. He added that the US had made its assessment based on […]

Kim Kardashian West talks criminal justice at White House

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