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The Getty Digital Archive Expands to 135,000 Free Images: Download High Resolution Scans of Paintings, Sculptures, Photographs & Much Much More

J. Paul Getty was not a billionaire known for his generosity. But since his death, the Getty Trust and complex of Getty museums in L.A. have carried forth in a more magnanimous spirit, ostensibly adhering to values that transcend their founder: “service, philanthropy, teaching, and access.” A collection first gathered for private investment and consumption (sometimes under a cloud of scandal) has expanded into galleries that millions pass through every year; a Conservation Institute dedicated t...
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Wimbledon 2017: Marcus Willis begins qualification at Roehampton

Britain's Marcus Willis, beaten by Roger Federer at Wimbledon last year, plays the first round of qualifying in Roehampton on Monday.
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Briton Willis to begin Wimbledon qualifiers

Britain's Marcus Willis, beaten by Roger Federer at Wimbledon last year, plays the first round of qualifying in Roehampton on Monday.
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Injured Sharapova out of Wimbledon qualifying

Five-time Grand Slam champion Maria Sharapova will be unable to compete in Wimbledon qualifying at Roehampton because of injury.
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Maria Sharapova to miss Wimbledon qualifying through injury

Five-time Grand Slam champion Maria Sharapova will be unable to compete in Wimbledon qualifying at Roehampton because of injury.
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Our ongoing commitment to support computer science educators in Europe

The need for employees with computer science (CS) and coding skills is steadily increasing in Europe—by 4 percent every year between 2006 and 2016 according to DigitalEurope.  But educators are struggling to keep up with the demand, often because they lack the professional development, confidence and resources to successfully teach their students. Because of these challenges, we’re working to increase the availability of quality computer science education and access to CS skills by empowering CS...
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Researchers use parkour athletes to test energy demands of tree dwelling apes

(—A team of researchers with the Universities of Roehampton and Birmingham in the U.K. has found a unique way to measure the energy spent by tree-dwelling apes when faced with gaps in a jungle canopy. In their paper published in the journal Biology Letters, the team describes how they created an artificial canopy and enlisted the assistance of parkour athletes to find out how the different approaches to dealing with canopy gaps compared.
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Wimbledon 2016: Qualifying abandoned due to rain

Play is abandoned during the final round of Wimbledon qualifying in Roehampton because of rain.
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Monkeys regulate metabolism to cope with environment and rigours of mating season

New research on male Barbary macaques indicates that these primates have a flexible metabolic physiology which helps them survive by changing the speed of chemical reactions within their bodies, and consequently levels of energy, depending on temperature and availability of food. The study also suggests that the metabolic rate of male macaques spikes dramatically during mating season, potentially providing a higher "aerobic capacity" at a point when males mate with multiple females a day,...
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Made In Chelsea's Jamie Laing dons tennis reds for 24 hour match to...

Made in Chelsea's Jamie Laing is taking on a 24 hour tennis challenge to raise money for Sport Relief. The reality TV star will be at the National Tennis Centre in Roehampton playing celebrities including Greg Rusedski, Lauren Pope and Andy Jordan, as he hopes to raise A 10,000 for the sporting charity.
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Roehampton must face facts after new tennis breed fails to flourish

Andy Murray is not the only person to express dismay as frustration grows at the LTA’s lack of progress in advancing young talentA facility that is supposed to be turning out players capable of capturing a nation’s imagination when they don their Wimbledon gear is in danger of turning into a white elephant. After ending Great Britain’s 79-year wait for the Davis Cup, Andy Murray revealed that he discovered a ghost town when he visited the National Tennis Centre in Roehampton a couple of months a...
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LTA opens door to Andy Murray 'collaboration' as criticism mounts

• Murray and other players invited to ‘work collaboratively’ with LTA • John Lloyd says ‘LTA has gone backwards’ under DowneyThe Lawn Tennis Association’s chief executive, Michael Downey, has steered clear of entering a public row with Andy Murray and made it clear that the door is open for him to help it improve British tennis after the world No2 accused the ruling body of failing to build on his successes. Related: Roehampton must face facts after new tennis breed fails to flourish Continue...
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Roger Federer v Sam Groth: Wimbledon 2015 – as it happened | Les Roopanarine

Seven-time champion through to second week after four-set victoryFederer drops his first set of the fortnight before winning 6-4, 6-4, 6-7, 6-2Follow all the action from around the courts with our live blog 3.53pm BST And so Roger Federer continues, inexorably, on his merry Wimbledon way. In recent years, when Federer has clearly been more vulnerable in SW19 than he was in his heyday, there has been a tendency among some observers to ignore the evidence before their eyes and continue to wax...
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Wimbledon 2015 qualifiers: 'It's sort of a secret' – video

For the lesser-known players, Wimbledon starts a week early, at the Bank of England Sports Centre in Roehampton. Over four days, 128 men and 96 women battle it out for a chance to be part of the main draw the following Monday. Only 16 men and 12 women will progress to SW19. Tennis fans from all over the world attend to the ticketless event for the chance to see the next John McEnroe or Novak Djokovic Continue reading...
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Britain’s Dan Evans beaten in Wimbledon qualifying by Yuichi Sugita

• British No3 loses 7-6 (8/6), 6-2, 7-5 in Roehampton• Britain will have six men in the first round including Andy MurrayBritain’s Dan Evans’s hopes of making the Wimbledon first round were extinguished as he fell at the last hurdle of qualifying against Japan’s Yuichi Sugita.Evans has made the first round at SW19 three times before in his career but Sugita, ranked No149 in the world, proved too strong and cruised to a 7-6 (8/6), 6-2, 7-5 victory. Continue reading...
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Accused murderers to face court in February

T wo St James men accused of stabbing another to death during a fight at a party earlier this year are booked to return to the Montego Bay Resident Magistrate's Court in February next year, as the case file is still incomplete. Robert Morgan, 25, from Roehampton, and Leroy Service, 27, from Lilliput, are charged with murder following the stabbing death of Adrian Brown on February 4. Their bails were extended to February 11, 2015, when they appeared in court last Friday.
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