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June 17, 2018 6:11 PM Konta snubs umpire as Barty wins Nottingham final

NOTTINGHAM, England (AP) - Johanna Konta failed to shake the umpire's hand on Sunday after a bad-tempered end to the Nottingham Open final, with Ashleigh Barty winning 6-3, 3-6, 6-4. After the first two sets were shared, Konta recovered from 4-1 down in the decider to level at 4-4 but got angry with umpire Paula Vieira Souza for not overruling a Barty 5

June 12, 2018 11:49 AM Yahoo fined £250,000 over 2014 data breach

The company lost the data of more than 500,000 UK users after being hacked four years ago and kept it quiet for two years. The fine is equivalent to just less than 50p for ever British user who was affected by the attack and follows another fine of $35m (£26m) issued by the US Securities and Exchange Commission. Although the data breach took place in 2014, Yahoo 6

June 7, 2018 11:31 AM Antics of poet Dylan Thomas in Swindon

A dramatic portrait of the life of poet Dylan Thomas called Clown in the Moon comes to Swindon Arts Centre tomorrow. Located in a BBC studio, it sets some of Dylan’s famous broadcasts and iconic works alongside vivid reminiscences of his clownish antics in pubs and parties, and his encounters with a host of eccentric and volatile women. The play stars 10

May 7, 2018 12:50 PM WORLD CUP: Sun never sets in a St. Petersburg summer

MOSCOW (AP) - Known as Russia's "Window on Europe," St. Petersburg is a city like no other. Imperial palaces line its network of canals, its stadium looks like a spaceship and some days the sun never sets. St. Petersburg is so far north that the last three weeks of June are "White Nights," with the sky remaining light 24 hours a day. In this photo taken 9

April 21, 2018 2:56 PM Rafael Nadal reaches Monte Carlo final after dismissing Grigor Dimitrov in straight sets and edge closer towards record 31st Masters title

Rafael Nadal remains on course for a record 31st Masters title after beating Grigor Dimitrov 6-4, 6-1 in the Monte Carlo Masters semi-finals on Saturday. The top-ranked Spaniard never looked in trouble as he beat the fourth-seeded Bulgarian for the 11th time in 12 career meetings. If Nadal wins Sunday's final, he will also keep his No 1 ranking. Should 33

April 21, 2018 11:44 AM Jo Konta brings Great Britain level against Japan in Fed Cup after Heather Watson fell to defeat

British No 1 Jo Konta drew her side level 1-1 with Japan in their Fed Cup World Group II play-off in the Bourbon Beans Dome in Miki. Konta needed to reply for Britain after Heather Watson was beaten in straight sets by rising star Naomi Osaka in the opening rubber. Konta was able to do that with a comfortable victory over Kurumi Nara to set the tie up for an enthralling 29

April 20, 2018 9:18 PM Interactive map reveals millions of people around the world may be at risk of broken bones because of of their low calcium intakes (so how does YOUR country fare?)

Millions of people around the world may be at risk of osteoporosis, an interactive map about global calcium intake intake has revealed. The mineral, found in milk, cheese and yoghurt, is essential for bone health and a deficiency can lead to the agonising condition. However, global data shows just 21 countries - mostly in Europe - are getting the recommended 30

April 16, 2018 12:36 PM Channel 4 sets guidelines for bids for new national headquarters

Channel 4 has laid out guidelines for cities hoping to host the broadcaster’s new national headquarters or one of two new creative hubs. The channel plans to move 300 of its 800 staff out of the capital and will open three new sites in the nations and regions. It will also increase spending on productions in the nations and regions from 35% to 50% of main channel 15

April 6, 2018 10:21 AM The face that says, 'I've just been beaten by an 11-year-old': Youngest athlete at the Commonwealth Games brings her opponent, 27, to TEARS after 3-0 doubles defeat

A competitor from the Sri Lankan Commonwealth Games table tennis has been left devastated after her team lost to the Welsh team's doubles squad. Images from the Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast show Ishara Manikku Badu holding her paddle and looking to the roof in defeat. Manikku Badu, 27, also appears to be holding back tears as she competes against 6

March 27, 2018 11:01 PM There’s no such thing as a transgender broken arm – trans people deserve fair, non-discriminatory access to services

Dr Louise Theodosiou of the Royal College of Psychiatrists writes for PinkNews as the body sets out a new position statement on transgender healthcare. It’s precisely this form of transgender discrimination that has helped coin the phrase Trans Broken Arm Syndrome. In other words, the assumption that all medical issues are a result of being trans 16