Ashleigh Barty, the Australian who ditched tennis to play professional cricket for a year, smashed Marketa Vondrousova for six to lift the French Open crown at Roland Garos.
About 115 million boys were married off as children with one in five wed before they turned 15, according to the first UN study to track the prevalence of child grooms.
Donald Trump says Mexico's government has reached a deal with the US to avert a tariff war by pledging to take "strong measures" to contain the migration of mostly Central Americans crossing the US border.
A resurgent Rafa Nadal was too strong for Roger Federer as he swept into his 12th French Open final, but world No 1 Novak Djokovic faces an uphill battle in his rain-delayed match.
British Prime Minister Theresa May has stepped down as leader of the governing Conservatives, officially triggering a contest to replace her.
Grammy-winning musician Dr. John, who brought the New Orleans voodoo vibe to the US music scene, has died aged 77.
The NYPD has apologised for the first time for the raid on the Stonewall Inn gay bar 50 years ago and anti-gay laws of the time that gave rise to the modern LGBT rights movement.
A swarm of many millions of ladybugs taking to the sky in Southern California this week to hunt for aphids has been captured on a radar screen as a massive blob, officials say.
More than a million people every day worldwide catch a sexually transmitted infection, with rates of chlamydia, gonorrhoea, trichomoniasis and syphilis the most worrying, the World Health...
A former nurse has been jailed for life for murdering 85 of his patients - the worst killing spree in Germany's post-war history.
A fresh face will win the women's title at the French Open.
West Indies great Michael Holding has slammed "atrocious" umpiring from an Otago official.
Australia have beaten West Indies by 15 runs at Trent Bridge to secure their second consecutive win at the Cricket World Cup.
Netherlands capitalised on two defensive mix-ups by England in extra-time to win their Nations League semi-final 3-1 and reach the showpiece against Portugal.
Major US cruise operators said they will no longer sail to Cuba following the Trump administration's ban on travel to the Caribbean island, angering travellers and prompting worries about trip cancellations.
A crew member working on the new James Bond movie was injured during the filming of a controlled explosion at Pinewood Studios outside London, producers have said.
Queen Elizabeth was joined by world leaders to mark the 75th anniversary of D-Day, paying tribute to the veterans of the seaborne invasion which helped end World War 2.
India have got their Cricket World Cup campaign off to a solid start with a six-wicket victory over a sloppy South African side at a vibrant Rose Bowl.
China has successfully launched a rocket from a ship at sea for the first time, state media reported, the latest step forward in its ambitious space programme.
Indian authorities have started a helicopter mission to remove the bodies of five missing climbers believed killed in an avalanche high in the Himalayas, a government official says.