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Roger Bainton: Surgeon struck off for harming patients

Media playback is unsupported on your device A facial surgeon has been struck off the medical register to “protect the public” after harming his patients. Roger Bainton carried out dozens of unnecessary operations and “experimental procedures” while working at Royal Stoke University Hospital from 2005 to 2013. In the 1990s he was severely reprimanded by the General Medical Council over a death in Scotland. Lawyers are asking why he was ever hired by the Staffordshire hospital. The trust said he was employed in line with due process and its own…

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Wimbledon 2017: Roger Federer seals record EIGHTH title at SW19 with victory over Marin Cilic

Roger Federer: The Swiss star won in straight sets at SW19 Sunday, July 16, 2017 Switzerland’s Roger Federer has won a record eighth Wimbledon men’s singles title by beating Croatian Marin Cilic 6-3 6-1 6-4 in the final. It took the 35-year-old just an hour and 41 minutes to clinch by far his most one-sided Wimbledon final triumph and extend his overall record with a 19th grand slam singles title. The victory continues Federer’s magnificent season in what should be his tennis dotage but even the most ardent of the…

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Wimbledon 2017: Roger Federer beats Marin Cilic to win record eighth title

Media playback is not supported on this device Roger Federer became the first man to win Wimbledon eight times and extended his record to 19 Grand Slam titles with victory over Croatia’s Marin Cilic. The Swiss third seed won 6-3 6-1 6-4 as seventh seed Cilic struggled with blisters on his left foot and broke down in tears during the second set. Federer, 35, finished the contest in one hour and 41 minutes to claim his first Wimbledon title since 2012. He becomes the oldest man in the Open Era…

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Wimbledon 2017: Roger Federer beats Tomas Berdych, faces Marin Cilic in final

Media playback is not supported on this device Wimbledon 2017 on the BBC Venue: All England Club Dates: 3-16 July Live: Coverage across BBC TV, BBC Radio and BBC Sport website with further coverage on Red Button, Connected TVs and app. Click for full times. Roger Federer is one win from a historic eighth Wimbledon title after beating Czech 11th seed Tomas Berdych in straight sets in the semi-final. The Swiss, 35, won 7-6 (7-4) 7-6 (7-4) 6-4 to reach his 11th Wimbledon final, having last won the title back…

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Wimbledon 2017: Novak Djokovic forced to retire due to injury in quarter-final v Tomas Berdych, Roger Federer defeats Milos Raonic

Novak Djokovic: The Serbian was forced to withdraw due to injury Wednesday, July 12, 2017 Novak Djokovic’s hopes of winning a fourth Wimbledon title were scuppered by injury after the Serbian was forced to retire against Tomas Berdych. Djokovic had lost the first set in a tie-break and was down a break in the second when he withdrew from his quarter-final, with Berdych up 7-6 (7/2) 2-0. Berdych will face 18-time grand slam champion Roger Federer for a place in the final on Sunday. Swiss star Federer beat Milos Raonic in…

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Wimbledon 2017: Roger Federer & Novak Djokovic through to fourth round

Media playback is not supported on this device Wimbledon 2017 on the BBC Venue: All England Club Dates: 3-16 July Starts: 11:30 BST Live: Coverage across BBC TV, BBC Radio and BBC Sport website with further coverage on Red Button, Connected TVs and app. Click for full times. Former champions Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic were in impressive form as they reached the fourth round at Wimbledon in straight sets. Third seed Federer played superbly in a 7-6 (7-3) 6-4 6-4 win over German 27th seed Mischa Zverev on Centre…

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Sir Roger Moore: In his own words

Beyond his acting career, Sir Roger Moore was an accomplished and witty raconteur. Here is a look at his best quotes, on Bond and beyond. On fame “Being eternally known as Bond has no downside. People often call me ‘Mr Bond’ when we’re out and I don’t mind a bit. Why would I?” [The Guardian, 2014] On his acting technique “You just have to look at the lines, say them, and don’t bump into the furniture.” [Cambridge Edition] On talent “I believe any talent I have, any gift I possess,…

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