Maradona, Argentina's favourite son whose life was marred by struggles with addiction, died aged 60 following a heart attack at home. Huge crowds are expected to pay their respects as part of three days of national mourning.
From Cristiano Ronaldo to Leo Messi, the footballing world is in shock at the demise of one of the greatest players that ever played the beautiful game, Diego Maradona.
Mexican drug cartels are distributing food and hand sanitiser as residents struggle because of the pandemic, while in Italy Mafia gangs are offering loans to the poor.
Saudi Arabia closed the sites to foreign pilgrims and traditional tourists from some 25 countries to stop the spread of the virus.
Italy could be facing a significant loss of jobs, business closures and international isolation.
Ancelotti, sacked by Bayern Munich last September, steps in after Sarri was pushed out of the San Paolo Stadium after finishing second in Serie A behind Juventus.
US President Donald Trump visits Florida that was ravaged by Hurricane Irma. The death toll from Irma stands at 81, including 38 in the United States.
Scientists from the University of Copenhagen use radiocarbon dating to confirm the age of a Greenland shark. Estimated to have been born around the same time William Shakespeare died, the shark is as old as the Sultan Ahmet Mosque in Istanbul.
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