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June 18, 2018 6:52 PM Pliskova's Wimbledon hopes are grassed again at Birmingham

BIRMINGHAM, England (AP) - Karolina Pliskova left spectators puzzling yet again why her powerful game has never translated to grass-court glory when she lost in the first round of the Wimbledon warmup at Birmingham on Monday. The 1.85-meter (6-foot-1) Czech with the superbly steep serve who appeared to have the world at her feet when she became No. 1 last year, was outplayed

June 18, 2018 2:57 PM Supreme Court punts big decision on partisan manipulation of congressional districts as justices sidestep ruling on gerrymandering – for now

The Supreme Court is resolving partisan redistricting cases from Wisconsin and Maryland without ruling on the broader issue of whether electoral maps can give an unfair advantage to a political party. The justices unanimously ruled against Wisconsin Democrats who challenged legislative districts that gave Republicans a huge edge in the state legislature

June 18, 2018 11:52 AM No progress reported in Poland-EU standoff over courts

WARSAW, Poland (AP) - A top European Union official and the Polish prime minister have not reported any progress after a meeting aimed at breaking an impasse over changes to the Polish courts that the EU says violate European democratic standards. Frans Timmermans, the European Commission's first vice-president, described talks Monday with Prime Minister 5

June 18, 2018 9:08 AM Remainers launch £187K Brexit challenge claiming British public were NOT ENTITLED to vote

A GROUP of Remoaners have raised £187,000 to launch a bid to stop Brexit - despite their case being ridiculed as “hopeless” by the courts. The group, who call themselves the A50 Challenge Engagement, have continuously stamped their feet in protest over Britain’s withdrawal from the EU, arguing the process to trigger Brexit is “invalid”. The 12,000-strong 5

June 16, 2018 10:02 PM Wimbledon chiefs ask fans if they want to watch more women on Centre Court after being accused of 'sexism' for allowing twice as men's games on the prestigious arena

Wimbledon chiefs are to address claims of sexism in the way matches are scheduled. The All-England Tennis Club is asking fans if they want to see an equal number of men's and women's games played on the showpiece Centre Court and No 1 Court. Analysis has shown the tournament has twice as many male matches as those featuring female players on the most prestigious 8

June 6, 2018 7:36 PM Love Island 2018: Who is Rosie Williams? How old is the new girl?

Uneven numbers continue to spark tensions in the villa, as the introduction of two new islanders means one girl will be left without a partner. The boys received a text on yesterday’s show which read: “Boys, tonight two new girls will enter the villa and you will host welcome drinks #fixuplooksharp #gamechangers.” It excited the boys but terrified the girls 21

June 5, 2018 5:24 PM Sussex Beacon in Brighton receives £500 from police

A CHARITY supporting people living with HIV has received a generous donation of £500 from Sussex Police. The money was given to Sussex Beacon, a Brighton-based charity in St James's Street. The contribution comes from the Police Property Act Fund, made up of monies received by the police from the sale of property confiscated by order of the courts and then sold. Lisa Marshall 8

June 4, 2018 10:27 AM 25 caravan traveller encampment to vacate Cherry Orchard Park, Rochford

A traveller encampment will be forced off a site inside a Rochford park. The around 25 caravan encampment arrived in Cherry Orchard Country Park in Cherry Orchard Way at around 6pm on Saturday evening. After visits from the Essex Countywide Traveller Unit, the large convoy have been told they will have to move off the site within the next 24 hours 1

June 4, 2018 5:00 AM Children in Need thief and more from Swindon's courts

The 24-year-old from Bolingbroke Road in Swindon stole hundreds of pounds in cash from the supermarket on four separate occasions last year. He also stole £80 from Children in Need, which he must pay back in compensation. Allen was given a 12-month community order with a rehab activity requirement and 150 hours of unpaid work. COURT: Derek Weedon was fined 1

June 1, 2018 4:09 AM Theft, drink-driving and more from the courts

COURT: Simon Michie was banned from the roads for 17 months after he was caught driving while more than twice the legal alcohol limit. Michie, 40, of Shenton Close, Swindon, who also goes by the surname Dennis, gave a breath test reading of 78 microgrammes when his Mercedes A150 was stopped in Shenton Close on May 10. The limit is 35mg. Swindon magistrates 5