Ada Hegerberg has been voted the BBC Women's Footballer of the Year for 2019. ⚽️ The Lyon player is a passionate advocate for equality in sport: "It's about attitude and respect... young girls getting the same opportunity as boys". She scored a hat-trick at the weekend in the Champions League final as her team won the trophy. Tap the link in our bio to find out why Hegerberg's ambition for the women's game has caused her to step away from Norway's national team. Pic: EPA/Balazs Czagany #adahegerberg#Lyon#norway#womensfootball#changethegame#bbcnews@ahegerberg
Nan Winton, the first woman to read BBC TV news, dies at the age of 93. Nancy Winton was an experienced journalist on Panorama and Town and Around before she joined the television news reading team. Speaking in a BBC documentary about her career in 1997, Nan said she "didn't realise at the time what a revolutionary thing it was". Tap the link in our bio to find out more about Nancy’s career. #nanwinton#bbcnews
Three-time Formula 1 world champion Niki Lauda has died at the age of 70.
The legendary Austrian was one of the best-known figures in motor racing. 🏎
For many, he will be remembered for his remarkable recovery and return to racing after being badly burned in a near-fatal car crash. 📷: AFP
Wait for it… That’s the sound of 16,000 tonnes of steel collapsing during the controlled demolition of the Bethlehem Steel tower in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. The building had been vacant for more than a decade… it took just 16 seconds to implode. #pennsylvania#implosion
Robert F Smith is amongst the most prominent black philanthropists in the US, but his latest act is one of his most generous. The student debts of nearly 400 students who've just graduated from Morehouse College will be paid off by a grant from his family. It's expected that the gesture will cost tens of millions of dollars but all Smith asked the gradutes in return was "pay it forward".
Who doesn’t love running around a garden? 😍🌿🌻 These photos of Prince George, Princess Charlotte and Prince Louis enjoying their mother’s creation at the Chelsea Flower Show have been released by the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge. Catherine will unveil the Back to Nature Garden she designed for the show in London this week. Over the past months, the royal children have been helping their mother collect leaves, moss and twigs for the garden - tap the link in our bio to see more photos. 📷: @mattporteous