Federer & Cilic into Wimbledon final – report & highlights

Federer & Cilic into Wimbledon final – report & highlights

Media playback is not supported on this device Wimbledon 2017 on the BBC Venue: All England Club Dates: 3-16 July Live: Coverage across BBC TV, BBC Radio and BBC Sport website with further coverage on Red Button, Connected TVs and app. Click for full times. Roger Federer is one win from a historic eighth Wimbledon title after beating Czech 11th seed Tomas Berdych in straight sets in the semi-final. The Swiss, 35, won 7-6 (7-4)…

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Trump travel ban comes into effect

Trump travel ban comes into effect

People from six mainly Muslim countries and all refugees now face tougher US entry due to President Donald Trump’s controversial travel ban. It means people without close family or business relationships in the US could be denied visas and barred entry. Grandparents, aunts, uncles, nephews and nieces are not considered to be “bona fide” relations. The rules apply to people in Iran, Libya, Syria, Somalia, Sudan and Yemen, as well as all refugees. Moments before…

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England U21s into semis after easing past Poland

England U21s into semis after easing past Poland

England reached the semi-finals of the European Under-21 Championship for the first time since 2009 by comfortably beating 10-man Poland to finish top of Group A. Demarai Gray opened the scoring early on with a long-range effort before substitute Jacob Murphy tapped in. Poland rarely threatened and had defender Jan Bednarek sent off late on for tripping Tammy Abraham in the box. Lewis Baker converted the resultant penalty to complete the win. The victory against…

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Grenfell Tower fire: Government staff sent into Kensington and Chelsea council

Grenfell Tower fire: Government staff sent into Kensington and Chelsea council

Government staff have been drafted in to manage the response to the Grenfell Tower fire after criticism of Kensington and Chelsea Borough Council. A team of civil servants has been embedded in the council office after residents complained they had been left with little support or information from officials. At least 58 people are dead or presumed dead, and many others are homeless. The council says it will cooperate “in full” with the government’s inquiry….

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May tells MPs: I got us into this mess and I will get us out

May tells MPs: I got us into this mess and I will get us out

Theresa May has apologised to Tory MPs for the party’s election performance, telling them “I got us into this mess I’ll get us out of it.” Addressing a meeting of backbenchers, the PM reportedly said she would serve as “long as you want me to do”. One senior backbencher told the BBC that she had appeared “contrite and genuine but not on her knees”. It comes amid confusion over whether the Queen’s Speech will be…

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ViaSat-2: Satellite goliath goes into orbit

ViaSat-2: Satellite goliath goes into orbit

The most powerful commercial broadband satellite ever built has just gone into orbit on an Ariane rocket. ViaSat-2, which is to be stationed above the Americas, has a total throughput capacity of about 300 gigabits per second. The spacecraft was part of a dual payload on the Ariane flight. It was joined by Eutelsat 172B, a UK/French-built platform to go over the Pacific. Both satellites will be chasing the rampant market for wi-fi on aeroplanes….

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The Leopard at des Artistes Digs Deep Into Italy's Culinary Heritage

The Leopard at des Artistes Digs Deep Into Italy's Culinary Heritage

Photos Credit: The Leopard at des Artistes Part of the landmark Hotel des Artistes on the Upper West Side, The Leopard at des Artistes features museum-quality Howard Chandler Christy wall murals from the early 1930s, showcasing various nymphs depicted in scenes modeled after Elise Ford. Owned and operated by husband-and-wife-team Gianfranco Sorrentino and Paula Bolla-Sorrentino, along with Executive Chef Vito Gnazzo, The Leopard at des Artistes curates a menu inspired by mid-1800s Kingdom of Two Sicilies as well as…

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Ward saves two Sheff Weds penalties to send Huddersfield into play-off final

Ward saves two Sheff Weds penalties to send Huddersfield into play-off final

Huddersfield Town beat Sheffield Wednesday on penalties to reach the Championship play-off final. Terriers keeper Danny Ward saved from Sam Hutchinson and Fernando Forestieri in the shootout to give Town a 4-3 win. Steven Fletcher put the Owls ahead when he headed home Barry Bannan’s cross but the visitors levelled when Collin Quaner’s cross was turned in by Nahki Wells via a deflection from Tom Lees. Town will now face Reading at Wembley for a…

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