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Federer claims place in next round

The Bolton News: Roger Federer, pictured, eased past big-serving Australian Sam Groth and into Wimbledon's fourth round

4:18pm Saturday 4th July 2015

Pomp and circumstance launched Wimbledon's sporting Saturday with a host of stars announced to adoring crowds, before Centre Court's real king Roger Federer quickly reclaimed the limelight.

Three held as van overturns on M11

The Bolton News: Three men were arrested by Essex Police after the crash on the M11

4:11pm Saturday 4th July 2015

Police have arrested two men on suspicion of people trafficking after a van overturned on a motorway.

Muguruza claims Kerber upset

The Bolton News: Garbine Muguruza, pictured, will face Caroline Wozniacki in the last 16

3:37pm Saturday 4th July 2015

Former semi-finalist Angelique Kerber was dismissed in three sets by dangerous Spanish player Garbine Muguruza in a Wimbledon third-round upset on Saturday.

Podolski seals Galatasaray move

The Bolton News: Lukas Podolski has left Arsenal to join Galatasaray

3:37pm Saturday 4th July 2015

Galatasaray have announced the signing of Lukas Podolski from Arsenal, with the Germany international signing an initial three-year deal.

No regrets from beaten Brown

The Bolton News: Dustin Brown, pictured, could not follow up his shock victory over Rafael Nadal

2:24pm Saturday 4th July 2015

Dustin Brown's Wimbledon success story may be over but the German insists his shock second-round victory over Rafael Nadal will stay with him for life after he was beaten in four sets by Viktor Troicki on Saturday.

Passers-by target jewel raiders

The Bolton News: Photo taken by members of the public of offenders fleeing after robbing a jewellery store in Newport Street, Bolton.

1:12pm Saturday 4th July 2015

Passers-by became involved when r obbers who targeted a jeweller's store were making their getaway.

UK rallies ahead of Greek debt vote

The Bolton News: A demonstrator holds a sign during an earlier protest over Greece's debt repayments

12:29pm Saturday 4th July 2015

Events were taking place in Britain today in support of the Greek people on the eve of the country's crunch referendum.

Injured Harris retires from cricket

The Bolton News: Ryan Harris has called time on his cricket career

11:42am Saturday 4th July 2015

Australia fast bowler Ryan Harris has announced his retirement from all forms of cricket after being ruled out of the Ashes tour by a knee injury.

Girls 'marry IS militants' in Syria

The Bolton News: Amira Abase, 15, Kadiza Sultana, 16, and Shamima Begum, 15, fled Britain in February (Metropolitan Police/PA)

11:23am Saturday 4th July 2015

The families of t wo east London schoolgirls who fled to Syria to join the Islamic State (IS) have lost hope that the teenagers will return after discovering they have been married off to militants.

Sea rescue drama captured on video

The Bolton News: Blackpool RNLI volunteers pulling a woman from the sea after she got into difficulty on a sandbank at Uncle Tom's Cabin in Blackpool.

9:57am Saturday 4th July 2015

A woman's dramatic sea rescue by lifeboat volunteers as she was cut off by the tide and in "real danger of drowning" has been caught on video.

Call to tackle littering from cars

The Bolton News: London already has powers to fine people who throw litter from cars

7:26am Saturday 4th July 2015

Councils are calling for new powers to let them tackle the "huge and spiralling" problem of littering from cars.

'Exam factory' mood in schools

The Bolton News: Schools are creating a "pressure cooker" atmosphere for children, experts say

7:23am Saturday 4th July 2015

A "pressure cooker environment" in schools is affecting children's mental health and self-esteem, a charity has said.

Lionesses roar support for Watson

The Bolton News: Heather Watson suffered an agonising defeat at Wimbledon

6:15am Saturday 4th July 2015

Heather Watson has been told she should be "proud" of the way she pushed Serena Williams to the limit at Wimbledon.

Falcao eyes glory with Chelsea

The Bolton News: Radamel Falcao will line up for Chelsea next season after a disappointing campaign at Old Trafford

6:12am Saturday 4th July 2015

Radamel Falcao is targeting his first silverware in England having joined reigning Premier League champions Chelsea on a season-long loan.

Murray wary after Nadal upset

The Bolton News: Andy Murray returns to match action on Saturday

6:11am Saturday 4th July 2015

Andy Murray believes Rafael Nadal's shock Wimbledon exit serves as a warning ahead of his third-round match against Italy's Andreas Seppi.

Watson learns she 'can beat Serena'

The Bolton News: Heather Watson, left, believes she has the power to beat her idol Serena Williams

6:09am Saturday 4th July 2015

Heather Watson grew up with Serena Williams' picture on her bedroom wall: now she has the ammunition to beat "the best player in the world".

Hamilton claims pole position

The Bolton News: Lewis Hamilton, pictured, posted a time of one minute 32.248 seconds to beat Nico Rosberg to top spot by just 0.113sec

6:08am Saturday 4th July 2015

Lewis Hamilton will start the British Grand Prix from pole position after edging out title rival Nico Rosberg in front of his home fans.

USAF axes July 4 show over security

The Bolton News: The RAF's Red Arrows team was to have performed at the July 4 celebration

5:59am Saturday 4th July 2015

The US Air Force has cancelled an Independence Day event at a UK base over security concerns.

Pleas to end Calais migrants crisis

The Bolton News: Lorries parked on the M20 in Ashford, Kent, under Operation Stack

2:23am Saturday 4th July 2015

Fresh calls have been made to solve the crisis in Calais after around 150 migrants tried to storm the Channel Tunnel terminal in northern France in a bid to board UK-bound freight trains.

Stars' July 4 plea to free Shaker

The Bolton News: Shaker Aamer has been imprisoned at Guantanamo for 13 years (Reprieve UK/PA)

2:15am Saturday 4th July 2015

A host of Hollywood stars, musicians and politicians have called on Barack Obama to release Britain's last Guantanamo detainee on Independence Day.

Web policing 'a massive challenge'

The Bolton News: Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe fielded questions from young people

2:15am Saturday 4th July 2015

Police are only "skimming the surface" despite efforts to protect children online, the Metropolitan Police Commissioner has said.

Lightning show for boiling Britons

The Bolton News: Forked lightning over Victoria, central London (Scott D'Arcy/PA)

2:15am Saturday 4th July 2015

Spectacular lightning lit up the night sky across much of the country as storms rolled in amid a prolonged heatwave.

Princess Charlotte to be christened

The Bolton News: The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and the newborn Princess of Cambridge, as the Cambridges will appear in public for the first time as a family of four at Princess Charlotte's christening.

2:15am Saturday 4th July 2015

Princess Charlotte is being christened tomorrow in front of the Queen and close family as well-wishers gather to catch a glimpse of the newest royal addition.

Rathband family's plea for justice

The Bolton News: David Rathband was blinded in the attack by gunman Raoul Moat

2:15am Saturday 4th July 2015

Five years since gunman Raoul Moat ran amok, the family of the police officer he shot and blinded were still waiting for justice, his grieving twin brother has said.

Neo-Nazis outnumbered at protest

The Bolton News: Police have moved the 'anti-Shomrim' demonstration away from the strongly-Jewish community of Golders Green

2:15am Saturday 4th July 2015

Neo-Nazis were massively outnumbered by counter-demonstrators as they staged a protest in central London today.

Pilot thrilled to meet Queen again

The Bolton News: The Queen meets Second World War pilot Allan Scott

2:15am Saturday 4th July 2015

A Second World War pilot said he was "thrilled" to meet the Queen - more than 70 years after being told off by the then princess.

Tennis crowd in tribute to veterans

The Bolton News: Judy Murray and Anton de Beke during day six of the Wimbledon Championships

2:15am Saturday 4th July 2015

Tennis fans paid tribute to Britain's military heroes today as they joined a host of sporting greats at Wimbledon.

Families get Tunisia attack bodies

The Bolton News: The repatriation process was completed when the remaining five bodies returned to UK soil

2:15am Saturday 4th July 2015

The bodies of four Scottish tourists killed in the Tunisia terror attack have been released to their families.

Tories to meet inheritance tax vow

The Bolton News: Chancellor George Osborne.

2:15am Saturday 4th July 2015

Chancellor George Osborne is expected to use his first all-Conservative Budget on Wednesday to deliver the party's promise to end inheritance tax on family homes worth up to £1 million.

UnREAL's Shiri Appleby: Not wearing make-up was freeing

The Bolton News: UnREAL's Shiri Appleby: Not wearing make-up was freeing

12:11am Saturday 4th July 2015

The Roswell star plays producer Rachel in the new Lifetime show about what goes on off camera on a Bachelor-inspired reality TV show.

Idris Elba conquered fear of heights for TV show

The Bolton News: Idris Elba conquered fear of heights for TV show

12:11am Saturday 4th July 2015

The Luther star tried rally car racing, aerobatics and drag racing for Discovery’s Idris Elba: No Limits.

Second time lucky for Great British Bake Off's Nancy

The Bolton News: Second time lucky for Great British Bake Off's Nancy

12:11am Saturday 4th July 2015

She entered the show before winning it and didn’t get very far.

Allison Janney wants animated West Wing

The Bolton News: Allison Janney wants animated West Wing

12:11am Saturday 4th July 2015

Could The West Wing take on The Simpsons and Family Guy? Actress Allison certainly hopes so.

Emmerdale's Lesley Dunlop hates kissing real-life partner Chris Chittell on camera

The Bolton News: Emmerdale's Lesley Dunlop hates kissing real-life partner Chris Chittell on camera

12:11am Saturday 4th July 2015

The actress didn’t like being cast opposite her partner.

Emilia Clarke couldn't resist telling Arnold Schwarzenegger 'I'll Be Back'

The Bolton News: Emilia Clarke couldn't resist telling Arnold Schwarzenegger 'I'll Be Back'

12:11am Saturday 4th July 2015

The actress couldn’t help trotting out Arnie’s familiar line.

Heather Mills won't marry again after Paul McCartney divorce trauma

The Bolton News: Heather Mills won't marry again after Paul McCartney divorce trauma

12:01am Saturday 4th July 2015

The former Mrs Macca says she won’t be heading down the aisle again.

The best pictures from Finsbury Park as Drake headlines Wireless

The Bolton News: The best pictures from Finsbury Park as Drake headlines Wireless

11:16pm Friday 3rd July 2015

See Labrinth, ASAP Rocky and more in our gallery.

Serena: I thought I would lose

The Bolton News: Serena Williams, pictured, admits she thought she would be beaten by Heather Watson

11:04pm Friday 3rd July 2015

Serena Williams admits Heather Watson had her contemplating a shock Wimbledon exit before the American came through a three-set thriller on Centre Court.

12 brilliant quotes from Celebrity Masterchef

The Bolton News: 12 brilliant quotes from Celebrity Masterchef

10:46pm Friday 3rd July 2015

What dish made Gregg Wallace wonder if he and John Torode had taken acid?

Big Brother's Marc has been evicted and everyone's really shocked

The Bolton News: Big Brother's Marc has been evicted and everyone's really shocked

10:36pm Friday 3rd July 2015

Marc’s out, Aisleyne’s out. Who will we still be watching?

Hamilton: I had to stay on track

The Bolton News: Lewis Hamilton holds a 10-point lead in the Drivers' Championship

10:07pm Friday 3rd July 2015

Lewis Hamilton has revealed he was determined not to allow his high-profile split from Nicole Scherzinger to scupper his chances of becoming the first British driver to win back-to-back Formula One world championships.

Tories to meet inheritance tax vow

The Bolton News: George Osborne is to deliver a manifesto pledge on inheritance tax

10:05pm Friday 3rd July 2015

Chancellor George Osborne is expected to use his first all-Conservative Budget on Wednesday to deliver the party's promise to end inheritance tax on family homes worth up to £1 million.

Storm damage bill 'may reach £1.5m'

The Bolton News: Hailstones caused damage to cars and properties

9:07pm Friday 3rd July 2015

Tropical storms which saw hailstones the size of golf balls shower down on parts of Britain could have caused up to £1.5 million of damage to cars, motoring group AA said.

Lily Allen was all smiles today at Wireless festival

The Bolton News: Lily Allen was all smiles today at Wireless festival

9:06pm Friday 3rd July 2015

Lily hung out in the sun with friends at Finsbury Park.

Big names ease through in SW19

The Bolton News: Novak Djokovic is in cruise control so far at Wimbledon

8:41pm Friday 3rd July 2015

Novak Djokovic and Stan Wawrinka cruised through their third-round tests at Wimbledon as Australian dark horse Nick Kyrgios staked his own claim.

Watson: I'll get her next time

The Bolton News: Heather Watson, left, and Serena Williams acknowledge the Centre Court crowd after their superb match

8:15pm Friday 3rd July 2015

Heather Watson will forever rue squandering the chance to create one of the great Wimbledon upsets, but vowed to beat "best in the world" Serena Williams the next time they play.

Solar powered plane reaches Hawaii

The Bolton News: The Solar Impulse 2, a solar-powered plane, lands at Kalaeloa Airport in Kapolei, Hawaii (AP)

6:58pm Friday 3rd July 2015

A solar powered plane has landed in Hawaii after a record-breaking flight across the Pacific.

Naughty Boy: Zayn Malik is 'chilling out'

The Bolton News: Naughty Boy: Zayn Malik is 'chilling out'

6:26pm Friday 3rd July 2015

The music producer said the ex-One Direction star is enjoying some time out after leaving the group.

Mark Ronson's Uptown Funk is the most streamed song so far of 2015

The Bolton News: Mark Ronson's Uptown Funk is the most streamed song so far of 2015

6:08pm Friday 3rd July 2015

It seems there’s just no stopping Mark Ronson and his musical success.

Button rules out Silverstone points

The Bolton News: McLaren Honda's Jenson Button cut a frustrated figure on Friday's practice day at Silverstone

5:46pm Friday 3rd July 2015

Jenson Button has ruled out scoring any points in what could be his final appearance at the British Grand Prix.

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