Other News In Brief

Murray Reaches Fourth Australian Open Final

Andrew Murray has made the finals of the Australian Open.

After losing the first set, the British number one, beat Berdych 6-7 6-0 6-3 7-5 to reach his fourth final in the competition.

The 27-year-old will face the winner of Novak Djokovic and Stan Wawrinka, who play on Friday.

BBC Secures New Premier League Deal

A new three year contract to show Premier League highlights has been agreed by the BBC.

The new contract secures the broadcaster's Match of the Day program, which has been on air for 50 years, along with its repeat program MOTD2, Football Focus and a new midweek sports show to be shown on BBT Two and BBC Two HD.

Fire Engine Crashes On Way To Crash Site

Suffolk Police have reported a fire engine on its way to a road accident crashed and overturned at Onehouse near Stowmarket.

The incident happened at about 09:00 on Thursday and it is believed that black ice may have cause the engine to crash.

Police said the one member of the fire crew was knock unconscious in the crash and was treated in hospital, his condition is not serious.


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