Federer wins landmark 100th tour title

Federer is only the second man to win a ton of ATP titles Roger Federer has won his 100th ATP Tour title at the Dubai Tennis Championships – 6,600 days after winning his first in Milan. The 37-year-old Swiss – a 20-time Grand Slam champion – beat Greece’s Stefanos Tsitsipas 6-4 6-4. Federer’s first ATP […]

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Climate change: Angela Merkel welcomes school strikes

Image copyright Getty ImagesImage caption Students in Hamburg joined climate strikes on Friday German Chancellor Angela Merkel has said she supports school students’ protests about climate change. It appears to contradict some education officials, who have criticised participants for skipping school and threatened them with exclusion. Mrs Merkel said students might be frustrated at the […]

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Feminine job titles get go-ahead in France

Image copyright French fire brigadeImage caption Women firefighters are already often called sapeuses-pompières Decades after other French-speaking countries adopted feminine names for professions, the official guardians of the language in France have also backed the change. The Académie française, whose members are known as “immortals”, has said it has no obstacle in principle to such […]

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