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1 hour 48 minute

Andy Murray to end comeback season early after competing in China events

Andy Murray has decided to end his comeback season early, saying he wants to be "the best shape possible" for the start of the 2019 season.Britain's former world number one plans to play in the Shenzhen and Beijing tournaments over the next two weeks.But he will not play in either of the remaining two Masters series events in Shanghai or Paris in October. Murray hopes reconditioning and "some hard training" and will help him "make some big improvements".The 31-year-old Scot had hip surgery in January and has only played nine matches this year after returning to the ATP Tour in...
2 hour 32 minute

Who was the mysterious gardener Miss Harrison?

It's a tale of intrigue set at the turn of the 20th century in the seemingly genteel gardens of Victorian Britain.Keen horticulturalists sit examinations in the principles of gardening - from the names and orders of common plants, to soils, good and bad.They compete across the country for a prestigious scholarship at the Royal Horticultural Society's flagship garden.The news that a "Miss Harrison" is the winner rocks the establishment.Nobody had considered that a woman might get the top mark. "Clearly a very determined young woman, she's entered this exam, she's done well and she's claimed her rightful prize," says Fiona...
2 hour 35 minute

Lake Victoria Tanzania ferry disaster: Survivor found

A man has been rescued from a ferry that capsized on Lake Victoria, Tanzania, two days after it capsized with the loss of around 170 lives.The engineer reportedly survived thanks to an air pocket inside the MV Nyerere ferry, which overturned near Ukara island on its way from Bugorora.He is said to be in a serious condition.It is thought the ship tipped over when crowds on board moved to one side as it docked.This breaking news story is being updated and more details will be published shortly. Please refresh the page for the fullest version.You can receive Breaking News on...

2 hour 59 minute

Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic lose in Laver Cup doubles

Former world number ones Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic lost in the Laver Cup doubles but Team Europe lead Team World 3-1 after day one of the event.The pair were beaten 6-7 6-3 10-6 by American Jack Sock and South Africa's Kevin Anderson in Chicago.Federer and Djokovic took a while to settle into the format and won the opening set but their opponents soon found their rhythm. Earlier in the singles, Britain's Kyle Edmund defeated Sock 6-4 5-7 10-6.There were also wins for Bulgarian Grigor Dimitrov who beat America's Frances Tiafoe 6-1 6-4 and for Belgium's David Goffin, who defeated...
3 hour 16 minute

Paul Gosar: Siblings savage congressman in attack advert

Arizona Congressman Paul Gosar, a Republican from the party's most conservative wing, is standing for re-election in November.Fearing for the future, his siblings have thrown their weight behind their choice of candidate in a powerful new TV advert. The striking part? It's not their brother.Nope - six of Mr Gosar's siblings have spoken out to endorse his rival, Democrat David Brill. If that sounds brutal on paper, the execution is even more savage. To maximise its impact, the ad doesn't name the six speakers until the end - they're just presented as normal Arizona folks. It opens with "Grace, rural...
3 hour 25 minute

Petrol prices could fall by £1.50 a tank, says the AA

Petrol prices could fall by as much as 3p a litre as a result of falling wholesale prices and a potential supermarket price war, the AA has said.The price of both petrol and diesel is currently at a four-year high, after 11 consecutive weekly price increases.Average petrol prices hit 130.6p a litre this week, while average diesel prices rose to 134.6p a litre.The AA said it was now a question of "how quickly" supermarket forecourts passed on lower costs to drivers.The motoring organisation - which offers advice to drivers - said falling wholesale costs had in the past triggered a...

3 hour 45 minute

Jeremy Hunt: Don't mistake politeness for weakness

Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt has urged the EU not to mistake British politeness for weakness after Brexit negotiations reached an impasse.After rejecting the UK's proposals, Donald Tusk, head of the European Council, posted a provocative picture on Instagram featuring UK PM Theresa May "cherry-picking" a cake.Mr Tusk has since said he admires Mrs May, and a compromise is possible.But Mr Hunt said Mr Tusk needed to avoid "revving up" the situation.He insisted it was time for people in the EU "to step back from the abyss" of a no-deal Brexit, to "sit down and to talk to us about how...
4 hour 58 minute

Afghan children killed in police station bomb blast

At least eight children have been killed and six wounded in a bomb blast in Afghanistan's northern Faryab province.Police in the Shirin Tagab district blamed the Taliban for planting a mine in the area, which fell into the group's control last week.The children were playing near a police station when the explosion happened, witnesses said.They are said to be aged between six and 12 years old. Afghan outlet Tolo News reports that two of the wounded have lost limbs. They were taken to hospital in a critical condition. There has been no comment from the Taliban.
7 hour 55 minute

Brett Kavanaugh: Judge accuser 'given more time' for hearing

A woman who accuses Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of attempted rape has been given more time to decide whether she will testify against him at a confirmation hearing.Allegations from a university professor, Christine Blasey Ford, emerged in the US media last week.She alleges the incident happened at a party in 1982. Her lawyer has accused Republicans of trying to "bully" her with "arbitrary" and "aggressive" deadlines.Prof Ford had agreed to testify at the Senate judiciary hearing, but asked for certain conditions, including it not taking place until Thursday. On Friday evening, Republicans on the committee set a...

8 hour 30 minute

Brexit compromise still possible, Donald Tusk says

European Council President Donald Tusk has said a compromise with the UK over Brexit is "still possible", after Theresa May warned she was prepared to walk away from talks.In a statement, Mr Tusk said he was a "true admirer" of the PM.But he defended the EU's approach and said it was in fact Mrs May who had been "tough" and "uncompromising".Mrs May on Friday demanded more respect from Brussels after EU leaders rejected a major part of her Brexit plan.She had tried to sell her blueprint, which was agreed by ministers at Chequers, to EU countries at a summit in...
13 hour 20 minute

Code-cracking WW2 Bombe operation recreated at Bletchley

Computer historians have staged a re-enactment of World War Two code-cracking at Bletchley Park.A replica code-breaking computer called a Bombe was used to decipher a message scrambled by an Enigma machine.Held at the National Museum of Computing (TNMOC), the event honoured Polish help with wartime code-cracking.Ruth Bourne, a former wartime code-cracker who worked at Bletchley and used the original Bombes, oversaw the modern effort.Broken messageEnigma machines were used extensively by the German army and navy during World War Two. This prompted a massive effort by the Allies to crack the complex method they employed to scramble messages. That effort was...
13 hour 36 minute

Rihanna appointed as ambassador by Barbados

Pop singer, actress and designer Rihanna can add another accolade to her growing list of achievements after being given a new ambassadorial role by the government of Barbados.The artist, whose full name is Robyn Rihanna Fenty, was named "Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary" for her home country on Thursday.The role involves promoting education, tourism and investment.Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley said she was honoured to confer the title. "Rihanna has a deep love for this country and this is reflected in her philanthropy, especially in the areas of health and education. She also shows her patriotism in the way she gives...