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Rod Laver sits in front of David Beckham yesterday

Chris McGrath: Nostalgic BBC writes tennis history before it happens

View From The Sofa: Did Andrew Castle have a verbal time capsule ready for future generations?

Stockhausen took 26 years to write his 'Light' cycle

Heads Up: Wednesday from Light

Opera aims sky high with 150 performers and four helicopters

Celia Imrie starred in the Radio 3 drama 'Money'

The Week in Radio: A satirical class act that's right on the money

The play chimed neatly with our time with its obsession with material wealth and social status

Goran Ivanisevic amused listeners at the expense of 'MC'

Goran Ivanisevic smacks down compatriot and backs Scot to make history

The message flashed on the Court One scoreboard just before play resumed for five minutes in between the rain showers yesterday read: "In hot weather drink water, wear a hat, apply sunscreen." It must have brought a belly laugh to the small crowd who had gathered at that stage of a day when a flask of hot coffee and a sou'wester were more useful, and the sunglasses worn by Andy Murray's coach Ivan Lendl were as out of place as a tub of £2.80 Wimbledon ice cream.

Forbidden in YouTube deal

YouTube has signed up the Aim-listed video-editing specialists Forbidden Technologies to help it cover the London Olympics.

Joan Smith: Give the viewers a break, Jeremy Paxman

You can't hear some presenters without wishing they'd shut up

Star FM: Zimbabwe gets its first commercial radio station

Zimbabwe's first licensed commercial radio station went live yesterday, ending a 32-year monopoly by the state-controlled broadcaster and meeting some demands to free up the nation's airwaves ahead of proposed elections.

Global snaps up Smooth Radio owner in £70m deal

Global Radio, the group behind Capital Radio, Classic FM and Heart, yesterday expanded its empire, as it paid an estimated £70m for GMG Radio, the owner of the Real and Smooth stations, whose DJs include Emma B and Simon Bates.

Eric Liddell: Chariots of Fire sprinter who refused to run heats

Eric Liddell, the Olympic gold medallist immortalised in the film Chariots of Fire, would have been dismayed by the jingoistic and professionalised nature of modern athletics, his daughter has said.

Global pays £70m to buy owner of Smooth Radio

Global Radio, the group behind Capital Radio, Heart and LBC, yesterday expanded its empire, as it paid an estimated £70m for GMG Radio, the owner of the Real and Smooth stations, whose DJs include Emma B.

Simon Kelner: A happy non-ending for the (continuing) life of Clive

It must be the ultimate in voyeuristic pleasure, being able to read and hear all the nice things that people say about you when you're dead, without actually being dead. The broadcaster and writer Clive James will have had a bittersweet few days, having to reassure the world that he was still alive, while being able to reflect upon the esteem in which he is held by those who knew him and his work.

Ted Sismore: RAF veteran of daring low-level air raids

Ted Sismore planned and navigated Second World War RAF low-level daylight raids which were the most precisely timed, the deepest-penetrating, and the most appreciated by those for whom they were targeted. His skill freed prisoners and destroyed papers held by the Gestapo, preventing many executions and hundreds of arrests, with the minimum of civilian damage. The raids were made in answer to requests by the French and Danish resistance movements. "The difficulty was to achieve this kind of success without killing a lot of people," he wrote. "It was a very difficult decision of what to drop and how much to drop."

Turing's Pilot ACE computer, the fastest in the world in 1950

Code Breaker: Alan Turing's Life and Legacy, Science Museum, London

Turing gets rebooted - 50 years too late

Misunderstood: Lone parents reveal their aspirations to reporters

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Luke Blackall: This Euros, I'll be an armchair general rather than a barstool tactician

Man About Town: I find it hard to muster up the faux camaraderie with the faux fans and the face painters
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In 2010, Sgt Gary Jamieson stepped on an IED in Afghanistan and lost his legs and an arm. He reveals what, and who, helped him to make a remarkable recovery
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Rosetta space mission voted most important scientific breakthrough of 2014

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Fifa's travelling circus once again steals limelight from real stars

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Frank Warren: Boxing is back and winning new fans

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Jeb Bush vs Hillary Clinton

Karen Tumulty explores the power dynamics of the two first families
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Stockholm is rivalling Silicon Valley

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Crucified Santa: Urban myth refuses to die

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The Boy in the Dress: On set with the stars

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