Mark his words: the key points from Tiger's 15-minute speech

In 1,500 carefully chosen words, Woods addressed family issues, privacy concerns, and his still uncertain future. Andy Farrell analyses eight sections that spoke volumes

Tiger ready to break his long silence

World No 1 to make public apology tomorrow ahead of much anticipated comeback

Undergraduates looking for work experience can find good internships on the web

Students hunting for internships face two big questions. One: how do I navigate the endless sea of Google results? And two: how do I know if the placements advertised are any good?

Game maker sticks with Tiger Woods

Electronic Arts is standing behind Tiger Woods and plans to go ahead with the release this month of an online game featuring the embattled golf superstar.

AT&T latest sponsor to drop Woods

American telecommunications giant AT&T has ended its sponsorship deal with Tiger Woods.

AT&T ends sponsorship of Tiger Woods

AT&T Inc. said today it would no longer sponsor Tiger Woods, joining Accenture and Gillette in dropping support for the golfer after numerous allegations of infidelities.

Market Report: Logica in focus as Accenture targets growth

The IT group Logica was in focus last night as traders turned to the read-across from its US peer Accenture, which issued quarterly results on Thursday.

Business Diary: Corus doing better, but only in France

Good news from the steel firm Corus. No, it isn't intending to keep its Teesside steelworks open after all, but it is proud to announce that it will invest €35m in one of its facilities in France, having won a contract from the state-owned railway company, SNCF. We could do something similar in this country, of course, had we not privatised the railways.

Tiger loses top backer as players fear slump

Accenture ends six-year association after deciding Woods is 'no longer right'

Woods counts cost of scandal as television adverts disappear

Golf star plummets 18 places on list of industry's most valuable 'faces'

Peers give up lobbying jobs in advance of Lords reforms

Members could be banned from advising businesses on workings of Parliament

Marathon man Fisher stays fresh

Briton edges out Kim in final to bring World Match Play trophy back 'home'

Market Report: Logica eases as Footsie slips below 5,000

A cautious outlook from an American peer undermined sentiment surrounding the British IT and business services consultancy Logica, which also came under pressure as the market gave way last night. The FTSE 100 slipped below 5,000 points amid worries about the pace of job losses in the world's largest economy.

IBM wows Wall St with 12 per cent profit jump

IBM blew away second-quarter profit projections and jacked up its full-year earnings forecast today, a rare sign of confidence from a major corporation in the recession.

Victory is the ideal Masters tune-up for Woods

Tiger Woods completed his tournament preparation for next month's US Masters in the best possible way by winning the Arnold Palmer Invitational in Orlando yesterday.

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