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Senior News Writer — Guardian
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Senior news writer at The Guardian.

Julian Assange: Ecuador and Sweden in tense standoff over interview — Ecuador and Sweden are in a tense diplomatic standoff over arrangements for Swedish prosecutors to interview Julian Assange in Ecuador's embassy in London, weeks before the statute of limitations on most of the sexual assault allegations against him are due to expire under Swedish law.
Jul 23, 2015

Julian Assange: Ecuador stalling to prevent Swedish prosecutor interviewing him?

Wimbledon: Muguruza surprises everyone - even herself - by reaching final — Shortly before her opening match at Wimbledon last week, the Spanish player Garbine Muguruza sent a joking text to her compatriot Conchita Martinez, who won the tournament in 1994. "We were laughing...

Andy Murray's brother Jamie through to Wimbledon doubles final — A player named Murray has delighted the Centre Court crowds by winning a place in the Wimbledon final. It was not Andy, however - who must wait until Friday afternoon t o play his semi-final in the men's singles competition - but his older brother Jamie, who, along with partner John Peers, will now play for the tournament's men's doubles trophy on Saturday.

Wimbledon defends ticket policy after volley of criticism over empty seats — Wimbledon has been forced to defend its ticketing procedures after television viewers criticised the number of empty seats in its main show courts during the men's quarter-finals. Tennis fans following the matches on the BBC complained on Twitter after spotting rows of unoccupied seats on Wednesday during Andy Murray's three-set victory over Vasek Pospisil.

UK comes to standstill as it marks 10 years since 7/7 attacks — Britain fell silent in tribute to the dead, bereaved, survivors and rescuers on the 10th anniversary of the day 7/7 became shorthand for terror.
Jul 07, 2015

RT @guardian: UK comes to standstill as it marks 10 years since 7/7 attacks

Jul 07, 2015

rt @guardian The U.K. comes to a standstill to mark the 10th anniversary of the 7/7/05 terror attacks.…

7/7 London bombings: victim's family vows to fight extremism in schools — The family of one of the victims of 7/7 has launched a campaign designed to tackle extremism in schools, days before the 10th anniversary of the attacks. Miriam Hyman was one of 52 people killed on 7 July 2005, when the bus on which she was travelling was blown up by 18-year-old Hasib Hussain, one of four suicide bombers who attacked London's transport network.
Jul 07, 2015

Hyman family have launched an anti extremism resource for schools as part of Miriam's legacy…

Nick Kyrgios appears to throw game at Wimbledon after warning from umpire — Nick Kyrgios appeared to throw an entire game at Wimbledon in protest after he was slapped with another warning. The 20-year-old Australian was given a code violation for swearing during his last-16 match against Richard Gasquet. He spent the next game refusing to play the ball, which led the BBC presenter Sue Barker to say: "I have never seen anything like it at Wimbledon."
Jul 06, 2015

Kyrgios is fast becoming Australia's McEnroe, and that's not a good thing.

Wimbledon 2Day: BBC admits defeat over format — The BBC has bowed to public pressure and changed the format of its highlights show Wimbledon 2Day after a week of mounting criticism. From Monday, the nightly programme, hosted by Clare Balding, will move to a studio above Centre Court, while the unpopular studio audience will be axed.
Jul 06, 2015

Wimbledon 2Day: BBC admits defeat, switches studio and ditches audience #wimbledon2day #wimbledon

Jul 06, 2015

Victory! >> Wimbledon 2Day: BBC admits defeat over format

Jul 06, 2015

Wimbledon 2Day: BBC admits defeat over format that saw it compared to W1A

Jul 06, 2015

BBC listened to audience's criticisms re #Wimbledon2day. It tried something new, didn't work - and that's ok!…

Heroic Heather leaves her mark on childhood idol Serena Williams — Heather Watson and Serena Williams had never played each other before Friday, and the world No 1 admitted earlier this week that she "[didn't] know her at all". But the British 23-year-old's name will be considerably more familiar to Williams today, after Watson pushed the five-time Wimbledon champion to the very brink of a sensational Centre Court defeat, only to be squeezed out by the American superstar in a heartbreaking final set.
Jul 03, 2015

RT @GuardianUS: Heroic Heather leaves her mark on childhood idol Serena Williams

Kyrgios bounces racket into spectators during tantrum at Wimbledon — It was his third match at Wimbledon in five days, and the third time Nick Kyrgios had attracted the attention of the umpire for the wrong reasons.
Jul 03, 2015

RT @GuardianAus: Kyrgios bounces racket into spectators during tantrum at Wimbledon

Jul 04, 2015

"A bit of a tool" Love Australian blunt speaking. Nick Kyrgios bounces racket into crowd during tantrum at Wimbledon…

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Jul 30, 2015

RT @MichaelPDeacon: Nigel Farage refuses to say who'll be leading the No campaign, but perhaps his choice of venue provides a subtle clue

Jul 29, 2015

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Jul 29, 2015

Museum which promised to celebrate East End women now devoted to Jack the Ripper…

Jul 29, 2015

3,000 children trafficked from Vietnam to UK to work in cannabis farms and nail bars.…

Jul 27, 2015

RT @nickconfessore: Wealthy London "resembles a mausoleum reserved for the occasional use of the globe’s peripatetic rich."

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