Sepp Blatter’s successor will be elected in December after the embattled Fifa President recently tendered his resignation. Photo: Ruben Sprich/Reuters 0:47

Fifa is likely to elect a new president at a December 16th emergency meeting in Zurich, the BBC is reporting. “The BBC has learned that is the (...)

Announcing his intention to stand for Fifa presidency, prince Ali Bin Al Hussein said “the message I heard, over and over, was that it is time for a change”. Photograph: Martin Rickett/PA Wire.

Jordanian royal prince Ali Bin Al Hussein, a close ally of Uefa president Michel Platini, announced plans on Tuesday to run for the leadership of w(...)

North Korean army officers punch the air in a sign of loyalty at a rally in Kim Il Sung Square in central Pyongyang, North Korea. Photograph: Jon Chol Jin/AP

North Korea stepped up its warlike rhetoric at the weekend, declaring that the Korean peninsula was in a “state of war” and saying that its nuc(...)