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Today at Wimbledon: Wednesday at a glance

Tue, 2014-07-01 15:07
All you need on a bumper day with Andy Murray, Roger Federer, Eugenie Bouchard, Novak Djokovic and Simona Halep in action.

Oldest tennis firm still got its swing

Tue, 2014-07-01 15:00
Why the oldest family firm in tennis remains a big hitter

VIDEO: Google's DIY virtual reality headset

Tue, 2014-07-01 14:41
Google has produced a cheap DIY virtual reality headset made solely of cardboard, embedded with two lenses.

VIDEO: Highlights: Belgium 2-1 USA (aet)

Tue, 2014-07-01 14:40
Belgium score two goals in extra time to beat USA 2-1 and book their place in the 2014 World Cup quarter-finals.

Why wildcard Kyrgios looks like a winner

Tue, 2014-07-01 14:19
Rafael Nadal's last two Wimbledon conquerors got lucky, says Tom Fordyce - Aussie teen Nick Kyrgios looks like he's got what it takes.

South Belfast crash kills two men

Tue, 2014-07-01 14:18
Two men are killed in a collision on the Milltown Road in south Belfast.

Nervous Messi feared Argentina exit

Tue, 2014-07-01 14:07
Lionel Messi says he feared Argentina would exit the World Cup before Angel Di Maria's extra-time winner against Switzerland.

Hong Kong crowds rally for democracy

Tue, 2014-07-01 13:47
Tens of thousands of Hong Kong residents hold a pro-democracy rally, days after an unofficial poll on universal suffrage in the territory.

Sarkozy held over influence claims

Tue, 2014-07-01 13:43
Nicolas Sarkozy is detained for questioning over alleged influence peddling - unprecedented for a former French president - and his lawyer is charged.

Panama gangs get one-month amnesty

Tue, 2014-07-01 13:36
The new President of Panama, Juan Carlos Varela, gives criminal gangs operating in the Central American nation one month to disarm.

Fans watch valiant US World Cup exit

Tue, 2014-07-01 13:29
Workplaces across the US emptied early as millions watched the national team exit the World Cup in a thrilling defeat to Belgium in Salvador.

Wall Street Market Report

Tue, 2014-07-01 13:28
Wall Street Market Report

Israel holds teenagers' funerals

Tue, 2014-07-01 12:52
Israel holds the funerals of three teenagers who were abducted and murdered while hitch-hiking in the occupied West Bank.

No prosecution over man's death

Tue, 2014-07-01 12:42
Prosecutors say there is "insufficient evidence" to charge anyone after the death of a West Midlands man detained under the Mental Health Act.

I want to be number one - Kyrgios

Tue, 2014-07-01 12:31
Teenager Nick Kyrgios sets his sights on taking Rafael Nadal's world number one ranking after beating him at Wimbledon.

Swimming despite the sewage and corpses

Tue, 2014-07-01 12:09
The swimming lessons blighted by sewage and corpses

Emin's My Bed artwork sold for £2.2m

Tue, 2014-07-01 11:56
Tracey Emin's controversial My Bed modern artwork sells for £2.2m at auction at Christie's in London.

From Baby Federer to Bulgarian Beckham

Tue, 2014-07-01 11:40
With swarthy good looks and a silky backhand, Andy Murray's opponent Grigor Dimitrov is finally living up to his nicknames.

VIDEO: ENO funding cut in arts shake-up

Tue, 2014-07-01 11:37
The English National Opera is facing a 29% cut to its funding as part of an arts funding shake-up.

Argentina 1-0 Switzerland (aet)

Tue, 2014-07-01 11:23
Angel Di Maria's extra-time winner carries Argentina into the World Cup quarter-finals after an unconvincing display.
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