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Midwives bicycle across the pond in Downton Abbey's wake

American viewers couldn't get enough of the class snobbery and grandeur of Downton Abbey. But will the misery of the East End's post-war slums prove quite as appealing when Call The Midwife becomes the latest British drama to cross the Atlantic?

Benedetti hits out at music cuts

Violinist Nicola Benedetti has attacked the lack of music provision in schools. The 25-year-old who secured a £2m contract after winning BBC Young Musician of the Year told the Radio Times that the cuts were "catastrophic".

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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.