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Taiwan's Lu knocks out Roddick at Wimbledon
London, June 29 (DPA) Taiwan's Lu Yen-Hsun upset three-time finalist Andy Roddick 4-6, 7-6 (7-3), 7-6 (7-4), 6-7 (5-7), 9-7 to become the first Asian man in 15 years to reach the quarter-finals of a Grand Slam with his victory at Wimbledon Monday.

Tuesday, June 29, 2010 1:18:00 AM

Armed man takes hostages in bank near Heathrow
London, June 29 (IANS) An armed man is reported to have taken some hostages in a Barclays Bank branch near the Heathrow airport Monday evening, police said.

Tuesday, June 29, 2010 12:16:27 AM

Swatch founder Hayek dead at 82
Geneva, June 28 (DPA) Nicolas Hayek, the founder of Swatch, the world's largest watchmaker, died Monday of a heart attack at the age of 82.

Monday, June 28, 2010 11:27:28 PM

Britain sets interim limit on non-EU migration
London, June 28 (IANS) The British government Monday set an interim limit of 24,100 on non-EU migration to the country, ahead of a permanent cap to be introduced next April after consulting businesses and gauging the needs of the economy.

Monday, June 28, 2010 11:02:19 PM

Movie premieres makes Kristen Stewart hyper
London, June 28 (IANS) Actress Kristen Stewart says she becomes hyper after the premiere of her movies.

Monday, June 28, 2010 10:51:28 PM

FIFA World Cup ruining romance: Katy Perry
London, June 28 (IANS) Singer Katy Perry, who is engaged to British comedian Russell Brand, is convinced that the ongoing FIFA World Cup is taking a toll on her romance as Brand is spending all of his time watching the games on TV.

Monday, June 28, 2010 10:51:02 PM

Bopanna-Qureshi in Wimbledon quarters
London, June 28 (IANS) India's Rohan Bopanna and Pakistan's Aisam-Ul-Haq Qureshi battled past Slovakia's Lukas Lacko and Ukraine's Sergiy Stakhovsky in a tough three-setter to reach the quarterfinals of the Wimbledon doubles here Monday.

Monday, June 28, 2010 10:50:22 PM

Minogue to perform for gays
London, June 28 (IANS) Australian pop singer Kylie Minogue will perform a free open air concert next month in Madrid during the gay pride festivities which attract thousands of revellers every year.

Monday, June 28, 2010 10:39:40 PM

French football federation head resigns after World Cup fiasco
Paris, June 28 (DPA) The head of France's governing football body, the French Football Federation (FFF), announced his resignation Monday in the wake of the humiliating performance of the national team in South Africa, French radio announced.

Monday, June 28, 2010 10:18:36 PM

Federer reigns supreme with crushing win into quarter-finals
London, June 28 (DPA) Roger Federer settled comfortably into his accustomed place in the Wimbledon quarter-finals as the six-time champion rediscovered the most lethal of his grass form with a 6-3, 6-2, 6-3 rout of Jurgen Melzer here Monday.

Monday, June 28, 2010 10:09:45 PM

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