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New melanoma treatment guidance calls for dermoscopy and body imaging

Wimbledon Guardian: Health officials have issued new guidance for treating melanoma and also reminded people to cover up in the sun

7:50am Wednesday 29th July 2015

New guidance has been issued for treating melanoma, t he most deadly form of skin cancer.

Barclays boss signals streamline plans as bank reveals 25% rise in profits

Wimbledon Guardian: John McFarlane was named interim chairman for Barclays after chief executive Antony Jenkins was fired

7:46am Wednesday 29th July 2015

Barclays boss John McFarlane signalled plans to ramp up growth, squeeze costs and streamline the business after announcing a 25% rise in first half profits.

Cook hails Bairstow improvement

Wimbledon Guardian: Jonny Bairstow, pictured, is "unrecognisable" from his previous England experience, according to captain Alastair Cook

7:38am Wednesday 29th July 2015

Alastair Cook believes the recalled Jonny Bairstow is "unrecognisable" as a batsman from the last time he played Test cricket.

Brady 'deflategate' ban upheld

Wimbledon Guardian: Tom Brady has lost his appeal against a four-game ban following the 'deflategate' scandal

7:27am Wednesday 29th July 2015

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell has upheld Tom Brady's four-game suspension for the New England Patriots quarterback's role in the 'deflategate' scandal.

Chelsea edge out Barca in shootout

Wimbledon Guardian: Eden Hazard scored a brilliant first-half goal

7:22am Wednesday 29th July 2015

Chelsea finished their pre-season tour of North America by defeating European champions Barcelona 4-2 on penalties after a 2-2 draw over 90 minutes in Washington DC.

Herrera sacked as Mexico coach

Wimbledon Guardian: Miguel Herrera has been sacked as Mexico coach after allegedly punching a television reporter

7:08am Wednesday 29th July 2015

Miguel Herrera has been fired as Mexico coach just two days after guiding them to a record seventh Gold Cup crown following allegations that he punched a television reporter.

Staff shortages cost police millions in overtime

Wimbledon Guardian: One Metropolitan Police officer earned 45,000 pounds in overtime from 2014-15

6:57am Wednesday 29th July 2015

Police forces are spending more on overtime payments for officers to cover staff shortages, according to new figures.

British tourists 'charged more than the French' at Disneyland Paris

Wimbledon Guardian: Disneyland Paris is facing claims that British tourists are being charged more than their French counterparts

5:04am Wednesday 29th July 2015

Disneyland Paris is facing a pricing probe amid claims it charges British tourists more than its French customers, according to a report.

Microsoft launches Windows 10, with new web browser Edge

Wimbledon Guardian: The new Windows 10 start menu (Microsoft/PA)

5:04am Wednesday 29th July 2015

Windows 10, the biggest update Microsoft has made to its computer software, has launched in the UK.

Over-tired GPs will put patients' safety at risk - warning

Wimbledon Guardian: The Royal College of General Practitioners says GPs in England had a 19% rise in consultations between 2009 and 2014 - an extra 61 patients each

5:04am Wednesday 29th July 2015

Overworked GPs are becoming so tired they could be putting every patient's safety at risk, the head of British general practitioners has warned.

Ruling due on terrorists' 'segregation'

Wimbledon Guardian: Tanvir Hussain was one of three men convicted of a plot to launch suicide attacks on flights from Heathrow to America

3:18am Wednesday 29th July 2015

The UK's highest court rules today on an action by two high-profile terrorist prisoners who claim their human rights were violated when they were segregated for extended periods.

Army sheds more than 20,000 three years ahead of cuts target

Wimbledon Guardian: There are 81,700 full-time trained servicemen and women in the Army as of June, falling from 102,260 in 2010

2:29am Wednesday 29th July 2015

The British Army has been scaled down by more than 20,000, three years ahead of target.

Man dies after sea rescue at Welsh beauty spot

Wimbledon Guardian: A man has died and a boy needed hospital treatment after a rescue at Three Cliffs Bay, South Wales

12:24am Wednesday 29th July 2015

A man has died and a boy needed hospital treatment after a sea rescue at a south Wales beauty spot.

George Osborne: We must fix relationship with 'single market' EU

Wimbledon Guardian: George Osborne has warned Britain must fix its economic relationship with Brussels

12:22am Wednesday 29th July 2015

Britain must fix its economic relationship with Brussels to persuade the voters it is right to remain in the European Union, George Osborne has warned.

Baby risks during natural breech birth 'very small'

Wimbledon Guardian: The study found that although a ceasarean is safer, the risk brought by vaginal delivery for a breech birth is still very low

12:18am Wednesday 29th July 2015

The risks of a baby dying or suffering complications during a natural breech birth are "very small", experts have said.

Purfleet clothes van raid assault: £3,000 reward offered

Wimbledon Guardian: Adam Nichols on BBC Crimewatch after his assault

12:18am Wednesday 29th July 2015

A £3,000 reward is being offered in return for information about a "horrifying" assault in which a former professional footballer was stripped, Tasered and beaten by a gang of masked men.

Woman who dumped two knives near Westminster sought by police

Wimbledon Guardian: CCTV image issued by the Metropolitan Police of a woman they are trying to identify who asked a police officer for access to a highly restricted area in Westminster, London

12:18am Wednesday 29th July 2015

A woman who twice tried to gain access to a "highly restricted area" in Westminster before dumping two large knives nearby is being sought by Scotland Yard.

AA insists street lights save lives despite research denying accident link

Wimbledon Guardian: Turning off street lights does not increase crime or traffic accidents, research suggests

12:18am Wednesday 29th July 2015

Turning street lights off at night does not lead to more crime or traffic accidents, researchers have said.

Jeremy Corbyn on course to take Labour's top job after storming 20 points ahead

Wimbledon Guardian: Left-wing Labour leadership contender Jeremy Corbyn

12:18am Wednesday 29th July 2015

Radical left-winger Jeremy Corbyn is on course to take Labour's top job after storming 20 points ahead of his rivals, according to private polling.

Firms to reveal action on ensuring slave labour is not being used

Wimbledon Guardian: The announcements are part of a package aimed at the problem of "modern day slavery"

12:18am Wednesday 29th July 2015

Thousands of Britain's biggest firms will be forced to reveal whether they have taken action to ensure they do not use child or slave labour under plans set out by the Prime Minister.

Migrant dies as hundreds bid to enter Channel Tunnel

Wimbledon Guardian: Home Secretary Theresa May has agreed to spend an extra £7 million to step up security at the Channel Tunnel railhead in Coquelles

12:18am Wednesday 29th July 2015

One migrant has died after hundreds tried to enter the Channel Tunnel in Calais, operator Eurotunnel said.

New NHS guidance on end-of life treatment after Liverpool Care Pathway withdrawn

Wimbledon Guardian: The advice governs treatment of patients nearing the end of their lives

12:12am Wednesday 29th July 2015

Decisions on when patients are reaching the end of their life should be taken by a number of health experts rather than relying on the medical opinion of just one doctor, according to new guidance from health officials.

Want to own a bit of Tom Cruise? Well now you can, sort of...

Wimbledon Guardian: Want to own a bit of Tom Cruise? Well now you can, sort of...

12:11am Wednesday 29th July 2015

His famous outfit is going under the hammer.

Two-thirds of over-45s 'ignoring pensions'

Wimbledon Guardian: Some 63% of over-45s said they pay little or no attention to their pension

12:05am Wednesday 29th July 2015

Nearly two-thirds of people aged over 45 who are not yet retired admit to paying little or no attention to their pensions, a survey has found.

Quarter of young adults 'still using bank parents chose for them'

Wimbledon Guardian: Young adults also said they believed big tech companies could provide the financial services they need, away from banks

12:05am Wednesday 29th July 2015

One in four young adults is still using the bank account chosen for them by their parents when they were a child, according to new research.

Insolvencies tipped to fall again as confidence in economy picks up

Wimbledon Guardian: The Insolvency Service is releasing new figures on the number of people going insolvent across England and Wales

12:05am Wednesday 29th July 2015

The number of people going insolvent across England and Wales is expected to have fallen further in official figures released today.

No one could quite believe the misfortune of this guy on Brits Behind Bars

Wimbledon Guardian: No one could quite believe the misfortune of this guy on Brits Behind Bars

11:06pm Tuesday 28th July 2015

Dan Macdonald faced extradition on drug smuggling charges and his only proof of innocence lay in a single letter… A letter he’d lost.

YouTube queen Zoella's former best friend Gabriella Lindley reveals why they're no longer buddies

Wimbledon Guardian: YouTube queen Zoella's former best friend Gabriella Lindley reveals why they're no longer buddies

10:57pm Tuesday 28th July 2015

Gabriella blames intrusive fans who said she was using Zoella for fame.

9 thoughts everyone had while watching the new series of Three Day Nanny

Wimbledon Guardian: 9 thoughts everyone had while watching the new series of Three Day Nanny

9:39pm Tuesday 28th July 2015

Is that child really actually called Willow? And when can we expect to see a spin-off series about Maurice the Uniform Bear?

Helen Mirren and Liam Neeson and 10 other celebrity romances you had forgotten about

Wimbledon Guardian: Helen Mirren and Liam Neeson and 10 other celebrity romances you had forgotten about

9:39pm Tuesday 28th July 2015

Here are some other celebrity couples you may have been surprised at.

Stunning images from Impossible, the West End's new magic show

Wimbledon Guardian: Stunning images from Impossible, the West End's new magic show

9:28pm Tuesday 28th July 2015

A little bit of magic is set to take the West End by storm…

Nadal bounces back in Hamburg

Wimbledon Guardian: Rafael Nadal made a winning return to action in Hamburg

7:25pm Tuesday 28th July 2015

Rafael Nadal had to recover from a set down against fellow Spaniard Fernando Verdasco before easing through to the second round of the bet-at-home Open in Hamburg.

Anger at Peta calls to pension off Jolly Fisherman of Skegness

Wimbledon Guardian: The Jolly Fisherman of Skegness

7:18pm Tuesday 28th July 2015

Calls for Skegness to pension off its century-old Jolly Fisherman mascot in favour of an "animal-friendly" replacement have been rubbished by local councillors.

American dentist wanted by police after protected lion Cecil is shot dead

Wimbledon Guardian: Cecil strolls around in Hwange National Park, Zimbabwe (AP)

7:15pm Tuesday 28th July 2015

An American dentist is wanted by police after a well-known protected lion was shot dead.

Calais migrants: UK to spend extra £7m on security boost

Wimbledon Guardian: A migrant trying to board UK bound lorries on the main road into Calais ferry port (PA/file)

7:15pm Tuesday 28th July 2015

Britain has agreed to spend an extra £7 million to tackle the Calais migrant crisis amid criticism of its handling of the tunnel invasions.

University staff not twits to woo Yoda the owl with library card

Wimbledon Guardian: A library card issued to a European Eagle Owl named Yoda in recognition of his work tackling seagulls at a university campus (University of Bath/PA)

5:37pm Tuesday 28th July 2015

An owl has been issued with his own library card in recognition of his work tackling seagulls at a university campus.

Parking sign error could cost Swansea council £22,000

Wimbledon Guardian: Up to 320 tickets have been slapped on the windscreens of drivers who parked in a loading bay near the city's museum

5:37pm Tuesday 28th July 2015

A parking sign error could end up costing a Welsh council more than £22,000 in refunds to motorists.

Police leave voicemail on M9 crash victim's phone

Wimbledon Guardian: Lamara Bell died a week after being involved in a crash on the M9 which police did not discover for three days (Police Scotland/PA Wire)

5:37pm Tuesday 28th July 2015

Police called crash victim Lamara Bell's phone 10 days after she died, her family have revealed.

Frank Ocean still hasn't released the album he promised in July and people are getting very distressed

Wimbledon Guardian: Frank Ocean still hasn't released the album he promised in July and people are getting very distressed

5:30pm Tuesday 28th July 2015

Frank Ocean, why’d July about releasing your album this month?

Kim and Khloe Kardashian shown clashing with Caitlyn Jenner in I Am Cait preview

Wimbledon Guardian: Kim Kardashian shares throwback photo of herself naked and covered in silver paint

5:30pm Tuesday 28th July 2015

Kim and Khloe are uneasy with the way that Caitlyn has spoken about her family and her former marriage to Kris.

Diane Keaton to play nun opposite Jude Law in new drama

Wimbledon Guardian: Diane Keaton to play nun opposite Jude Law in new drama

5:22pm Tuesday 28th July 2015

Diane is set to play Sister Mary in the eight-part series The Young Pope.

Drama and disaster strike Emmerdale! What's going to happen?

Wimbledon Guardian: Drama and disaster strike Emmerdale! What's going to happen?

5:00pm Tuesday 28th July 2015

Death, destruction and drama – it can only be Emmerdale’s disaster week.

X Factor's booming voice is leaving, and fans are devastated

Wimbledon Guardian: The X Factor 2015: Peter Dickson, voice of the show, has quit

4:51pm Tuesday 28th July 2015

Peter Dickson has been the voiceover for The X Factor from the beginning, but has said goodbye to the show.

Estee Lauder son saves painting for UK with £5m National Gallery donation

Wimbledon Guardian: The work by Giovanni da Rimini had been sold by the Duke of Northumberland (NPG/PA)

4:44pm Tuesday 28th July 2015

A US billionaire has spent just short of £5 million to keep a 700-year-old painting in the UK.

Accident verdict in death of man who tried to save swimmers in Lanzarote

Wimbledon Guardian: Anthony Miller drowned during a holiday in Lanzarote when he attempted to save two swimmers in distress, an inquest at Nottingham Coroner's Court heard (Family handout/PA)

4:43pm Tuesday 28th July 2015

A man drowned during a holiday in Lanzarote when he attempted to save two swimmers in distress, an inquest has heard.

Sunshine set to warm England for the weekend

Wimbledon Guardian: Westerly winds and high pressure from Thursday will bring temperatures in line with normal levels

4:43pm Tuesday 28th July 2015

Hot temperatures and sunshine will warm England again this weekend after days of miserable weather, the Met Office said.

Firefighters cleared of initiation ceremony indecent assault charges

Wimbledon Guardian: Two firefighters have been cleared by a court over charges involving initiation ceremonies

4:25pm Tuesday 28th July 2015

Two firefighters have been cleared of indecently assaulting new recruits in initiation ceremonies.

Ribena reassurance as Tesco bans lunch box cartons of sugary drinks

Wimbledon Guardian: Lunch box cartons and small bottles of added sugar juice drinks aimed at children will no longer be sold from the start of the new school year, Tesco said

4:24pm Tuesday 28th July 2015

Ribena has reassured consumers that they can still buy some of its products from Tesco after the supermarket giant announced it will ban sugary cartons aimed at children.

Lambeth cracks down on laughing gas by banning legal highs

Wimbledon Guardian: Discarded nitrous oxide canisters

4:23pm Tuesday 28th July 2015

A London council is cracking down on laughing gas by banning the use and supply of legal highs in public areas across the whole borough.

Vidal signs for Bayern

Wimbledon Guardian: Arturo Vidal has completed his move from Juventus to Bayern Munich

3:57pm Tuesday 28th July 2015

Chile midfielder Arturo Vidal has completed his move to Bayern Munich from Juventus.

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