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The changing of the guard at the top of British women’s tennis is all but complete.
With a speed limit of just 35mph, this island reveals its charms gently says Ben West
Britain's Heather Watson could only win two games as her Wimbledon dream ended with a nightmare hammering at the hands of third seed Agnieszka Radwanska.
Heather Watson reached the second round of the French Open for the second successive year with a hugely impressive 6-2 6-4 victory over Russian Elena Vesnina today.
Heather Watson's hopes of a third WTA quarter-final of the year ended with a three-set defeat by Canada's Stéphanie Dubois at the Citi Open in Maryland on Thursday.
Artist and illustrator Chris Foss has been credited with transforming the landscape of science fiction. Interview by Matilda Battersby
The self-portraits are winning, witty and thoroughly theatrical, says Alice-Azania Jarvis
Heather Watson, fresh into the world top 100 after her French Open first-round win, carried her good clay-court form over on to grass by defeating the 15th seed Chanelle Scheepers in the Aegon Classic in Birmingham yesterday.
Island tale is full of guilty pleasures
Britain's leading woman doesn't like running but this outstanding athlete is making rapid progress
Andy Murray won his second singles match of the week at the Hopman Cup team event in Perth yesterday but the world No 4 and his partner, Laura Robson, can no longer reach Saturday's final.
Yet another example this week of the fatally divergent galaxies inhabited by men and women. While the latest trend reports have women hotfooting it to the local salon to get their hair dyed grey, a survey reveals that 51 per cent of men find encroaching silver strands one of the scariest prospects in the canon of depressing inevitabilities.
British number one Elena Baltacha looked forward to the opportunity to cause another upset after she booked her place in the second round of the Sony Ericsson Open in Miami with a 6-2 6-4 win over Iveta Benesova.
In October 1956, Malcolm Vaughan was due to appear on BBC TV's Off The Record to promote his new release, "St. Therese Of The Roses". The invitation was withdrawn a few days later after a BBC committee had determined that the record was unsuitable for broadcast because "the lyric is contrary both to Roman Catholic doctrine and to Protestant sentiment." The resulting controversy helped to sell records, and with airplay on Radio Luxembourg the sugary wedding song climbed to No 3, stayed on the charts for five months and sold half a million copies.
Five's lunchtime bulletin is to radically test prejudices about the looks of newsreaders, reports Ian Burrell
Three Sundays ago Heather Watson was celebrating her victory in the final of the US Open junior tournament, the first British girl ever to win the New York title. Today the 17-year-old from Guernsey faces a very different challenge when she plays her first match in the Aegon Pro-Series event in the north Devon town of Barnstaple.