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Whitworth named Museum of the Year

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: The Whitworth in Manchester has been named Museum of the Year 2015

10:53pm Wednesday 1st July 2015

Manchester's Whitworth has been named as Museum of the Year 2015 and won the £100,000 Art Fund Prize - the largest arts award in Britain.

Fire threat passes off at SW19

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Fire engines were seen following an evacuation of Centre Court

9:24pm Wednesday 1st July 2015

Wimbledon's Centre Court was evacuated after the close of play on Wednesday evening.

Charles hails 'very best' Gurkhas

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: The Prince of Wales has paid tribute to the Gurkhas

8:02pm Wednesday 1st July 2015

The Prince of Wales hailed Gurkhas as "the very best of soldiers" as he helped mark the 21st anniversary of one of their regiments during a visit to their barracks tonight.

Blondie's Debbie Harry is famed for her youthful looks - but who else is hitting 70 in style?

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Blondie's Debbie Harry is famed for her youthful looks - but who else is hitting 70 in style?

10:17pm Wednesday 1st July 2015

Blondie’s beautiful lead singer celebrates her 70th birthday today, but other actors and musicians of her generation are looking pretty youthful too.

'Britain's Schindler' dies at 106

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Sir Nicholas Winton after being knighted by the Queen in 2003

7:00pm Wednesday 1st July 2015

Tributes have poured in for Sir Nicholas Winton, who was called "Britain's Schindler" for saving the lives of Jewish children during the Holocaust, after he died aged 106.

No time wasted for Yorkshire

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Jack Brooks was the pick of Yorkshire's bowlers

6:51pm Wednesday 1st July 2015

Yorkshire needed only 82 minutes to wrap up victory by an innings and 47 runs against Durham and leapfrog their hosts to move 11 points clear at the top of the LV= County Championship with a game in hand.

Duke wishes women footballers luck

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: England celebrate victory after the final whistle of the quarter final match against Canada

6:51pm Wednesday 1st July 2015

The Duke of Cambridge made a surprise phone call to the England women's football team to wish them luck ahead of their semi-final match against Japan in the World Cup.

7 unanswered questions from season one of Extant we are simply dying to find out about

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: 7 unanswered questions from season one of Extant we are simply dying to find out about

6:38pm Wednesday 1st July 2015

As the new season begins, here’s hoping that the show’s producers will tie up the loose ends.

Marsh stakes Ashes claim

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Mitchell Marsh put forward his case for selection with a powerful century at Essex

6:25pm Wednesday 1st July 2015

Australia all-rounder Mitchell Marsh staked his claim for an Ashes berth with an unbeaten 136 against Essex in Chelmsford, where captain Michael Clarke was out for a golden duck.

Lupita Nyong'o supports fight against ivory trade

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Lupita Nyong'o supports fight against ivory trade

6:01pm Wednesday 1st July 2015

The Oscar-winning 12 Years A Slave actress spoke out about saving elephants at a Nairobi press conference.

Watson anger at Twitter trolls

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Heather Watson has reached the third round at Wimbledon for the second time in her career

5:50pm Wednesday 1st July 2015

Heather Watson has branded online trolls "cowards" for levelling death threats against her on Twitter, ahead of a first-ever meeting with Serena Williams at Wimbledon.

Army rules for under-18s 'unlawful'

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Those recruited to the Army as minors have to serve a longer minimum period of service

5:45pm Wednesday 1st July 2015

Army regulations are unlawfully requiring soldiers who join up before their 18th birthday to serve a longer minimum period than those who enlist as adults, it has been claimed in the High Court.

Trailer shows Jobs as megalomaniac

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Steve Jobs died in 2011 following a long battle with pancreatic cancer

5:45pm Wednesday 1st July 2015

Michael Fassbender's portrayal of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs in Danny Boyle's new film is that of a narcissistic megalomaniac.

Britain's Schindler dies aged 106

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Sir Nicholas Winton as he gets a kiss on the cheek from Vera Gissingaged, 74, who as an 11-year-old was helped by Sir Nicholas to escape Prague before the Second World War

5:27pm Wednesday 1st July 2015

Sir Nicholas Winton, who organised the rescue of Jewish children from the Holocaust in 1939, has died aged 106, his family said.

UK 'may need to strike IS in Syria'

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:  Defence Secretary Michael Fallon

5:27pm Wednesday 1st July 2015

MPs could be asked to authorise airstrikes against Islamic State (IS) in Syria in the wake of the Tunisia massacre, the defence secretary has suggested.

First look: Michael Fassbender as Steve Jobs - and the Apple co-founder does not come off well

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: First look: Michael Fassbender as Steve Jobs - and the Apple co-founder does not come off well

5:24pm Wednesday 1st July 2015

The first trailer for the biopic, starring the Shame star, has been unveiled online.

Kyrgios back in hot water

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Nick Kyrgios courted controversy once again

5:18pm Wednesday 1st July 2015

Australia's Nick Kyrgios kicked up another storm at Wimbledon after the 20-year-old was involved in a heated exchange with an umpire during his victory over Juan Monaco.

Consumers worry over phone payments

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Apple Pay will enable iPhone 6 users to buy things just by touching their smartphone to a contactless card point

5:04pm Wednesday 1st July 2015

Consumers are worried that being able to pay for items with just a tap of their smartphone will lead to them making more impulse purchases.

Blatter: My conscience is clear

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: FIFA president Sepp Blatter says his conscience is clear.

4:55pm Wednesday 1st July 2015

FIFA president Sepp Blatter insists he has a clean conscience and that anyone who calls him corrupt should be sent to jail.

Rashid revels in England call-up

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Adil Rashid took eight wickets in five ODIs against New Zealand

4:49pm Wednesday 1st July 2015

Yorkshire leg-spinner Adil Rashid is basking in the joy of being called up to England's Ashes squad for the first Test in Cardiff next week.

Williams has a plan

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Serena Williams, pictured, faces Heather Watson next

4:36pm Wednesday 1st July 2015

Serena Williams admits her quest to complete a calendar year Grand Slam is at the forefront of her mind after advancing into the third round of Wimbledon.

Haase puts Murray on shock alert

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Robin Haase is looking to cause an upset against Andy Murray

4:27pm Wednesday 1st July 2015

Andy Murray's next Wimbledon opponent Robin Haase believes his record against the British number one proves he is capable of springing a shock in the second round.

Lionel Richie may say Hello to a new number one

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Lionel Richie may say Hello to a new number one

4:10pm Wednesday 1st July 2015

Lionel Richie & The Commodores Definitive Collection is heading for the number one album spot.

Suzi Perry hints at Top Gear job

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Suzi Perry said she believed her name may be "in the mix"

3:40pm Wednesday 1st July 2015

Formula One racing presenter Suzi Perry has hinted she may be in line for a job on Top Gear.

Girl 'shared pic after murder'

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: The trial is being held at Teesside Crown Court

3:40pm Wednesday 1st July 2015

A 13-year-old girl took a photo of her 14-year-old best friend in the back of a police van and shared it on Snapchat only a few hours after they committed a "sustained and brutal" murder, a court has heard.

Family of 12 feared to be in Syria

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: The family is feared to have travelled to Syria (Bedfordshire Police/PA)

3:40pm Wednesday 1st July 2015

A family of 12 including two grandparents with health problems and a baby are feared to have travelled to Syria.

Djokovic sprints through

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Novak Djokovic and Jarkko Nieminen talk at the net after their Centre Court clash

3:37pm Wednesday 1st July 2015

Defending champion Novak Djokovic cruised into the Wimbledon third round with a straight sets win over Finland's Jarkko Nieminen.

Sharapova powers through

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Maria Sharapova has reached the third round of Wimbledon

3:35pm Wednesday 1st July 2015

Maria Sharapova strolled into the third round of Wimbledon with a routine 6-3 6-1 win over outclassed debutant Richel Hogenkamp.

Swans clinch Eder deal

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Portugal international Eder follows Andre Ayew to the Liberty Stadium

3:02pm Wednesday 1st July 2015

Swansea have announced the signing of Portugal striker Eder for an undisclosed fee.

Spock doc Kickstarter campaign prospers

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Spock doc Kickstarter campaign prospers

2:49pm Wednesday 1st July 2015

A documentary about star Leonard Nimoy has enough funding to go ahead.

Could Suzi Perry be joining the new Top Gear team?

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Could Suzi Perry be joining the new Top Gear team?

2:39pm Wednesday 1st July 2015

The racing presenter hinted that she may be in the running for a job.

Spice Girl Mel C reveals why she'd choose a place on The Voice over The X Factor

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Spice Girl Mel C reveals why she'd choose a place on The Voice over The X Factor

2:39pm Wednesday 1st July 2015

Rita Ora has just left The Voice to join the panel on Simon Cowell’s The X Factor on ITV, but Sporty Spice told The Daily Star she thinks the BBC talent show is much better.

Saints cut Osvaldo loose

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Dani Osvaldo's Southampton contract has been terminated

2:19pm Wednesday 1st July 2015

Dani Osvaldo's expensive spell at Southampton is over, although it has come at a cost of around 25million to the club.

Jon Hamm: I want my own Minion

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Jon Hamm: I want my own Minion

3:19pm Wednesday 1st July 2015

The Mad Men star voices villainous inventor Herb Overkill in the Despicable Me spin-off.

Jennifer Aniston and Julia Roberts to star in Mother's Day movie?

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Jennifer Aniston and Julia Roberts to star in Mother's Day movie?

2:05pm Wednesday 1st July 2015

Garry Marshall, the director behind Valentine’s Day and New Year’s Eve, is helming the movie, Deadline reported.

Celebrity Big Brother 2015: Fatman Scoop to be in the house?

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Celebrity Big Brother 2015: Fatman Scoop to be in the house?

2:05pm Wednesday 1st July 2015

The Be Faithful rapper is said to have signed up for the next series of Channel 5′s reality TV show.

Jim Carrey goes on Twitter vaccination rant

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Jim Carrey goes on Twitter vaccination rant

2:05pm Wednesday 1st July 2015

The Bruce Almighty actor shared his concerns about mercury in vaccines, accusing the Californian Governor of “poisoning” school children.

Victim's family welcome 'justice'

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Anne Bury, 56, died when she was gunned down at a villa in Dalyan, Turkey, in September 2013 (Cleveland Police/PA)

2:03pm Wednesday 1st July 2015

The family of a " caring, compassionate, considerate and trusting woman" who was shot dead in Turkey has said " justice has been done" after her killer was jailed for life.

July 7 memorial 'must be respected'

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: The memorial incorporates 52 steel pillars, each representing one of the victims of the attacks in London on July 7, 2005

2:03pm Wednesday 1st July 2015

David Cameron wants to ensure the memorial to the victims of the July 7 bombings in London is treated with respect, the Prime Minister's spokeswoman has said.

Cech defied Mourinho to quit Blues

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Petr Cech penned a four-year deal with Arsenal this week

1:53pm Wednesday 1st July 2015

Petr Cech went against Jose Mourinho by pushing to leave Stamford Bridge, but the Arsenal new boy is confident their relationship remains intact after speaking to the Chelsea manager.

Broady: Dad should stay away

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Liam Broday, pictured, slipped out of Wimbledon's second round with a straight-sets defeat to David Goffin

1:43pm Wednesday 1st July 2015

Liam Broady has seized new direction from his Wimbledon breakthrough for the "slog" of living his career out of a suitcase, but still sees no prospect of reconciliation with his father.

Bayliss ready to take on Australia

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Trevor Bayliss has backed his England squad to take on Australia

1:37pm Wednesday 1st July 2015

New England coach Trevor Bayliss has vowed to bring a typical Australian aggression to the side's Ashes bid, promising to "fight fire with fire".

Life satisfaction 'at 2007 level'

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Britain fares particularly well when measuring personal satisfaction

1:36pm Wednesday 1st July 2015

Britons are no more satisfied with their lives than they were before the financial crash, new figures show.

Strictly 2015: Why won't Aliona Vilani dance with Brendan Cole?

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Strictly 2015: Why won't Aliona Vilani dance with Brendan Cole?

1:29pm Wednesday 1st July 2015

According to The Sun Aliona reportedly threatened to sue fellow professional dancer Brendan for using her photo without her permission.

Nishikori abandons Wimbledon bid

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Kei Nishikori has pulled out of Wimbledon

1:14pm Wednesday 1st July 2015

Wimbledon men's fifth seed Kei Nishikori of Japan has pulled out of the tournament due to a left calf injury.

Yorkshire go top by thumping Durham

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Jack Brooks took four wickets to help Yorkshire to victory

1:04pm Wednesday 1st July 2015

Yorkshire needed only 82 minutes to wrap up victory by an innings and 47 runs against Durham and leapfrog their hosts to move 11 points clear at the top of the LV= County Championship with a game in hand.

Nicole Scherzinger could be set to replace Rita Ora on The Voice

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Nicole Scherzinger could be set to replace Rita Ora on The Voice

12:51pm Wednesday 1st July 2015

Nicole Scherzinger may take Rita Ora’s spot on The Voice judging panel, while Rita moves over to The X-Factor.

Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner's divorce and other celebrity splits of 2015

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner's divorce and other celebrity splits of 2015

12:51pm Wednesday 1st July 2015

The couple have joined a growing list of broken romances so far this year.

HMRC warning over scam emails

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: HMRC said it will never ask people to disclose personal information via email

12:51pm Wednesday 1st July 2015

Fraudsters are targeting people claiming tax credits with scam emails, websites and text messages in the run up to the July 31 renewals deadline, the taxman is warning.

Minority Report TV series adapted to cast Nick Zano in evil twin role

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Minority Report TV series adapted to cast Nick Zano in evil twin role

12:41pm Wednesday 1st July 2015

The star of One Big Happy and 2 Broke Girls star will play a villainous character in the TV adaptation of the hit sci fi film.

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