Tiger Woods endured one of the worst days of his distinguished career as he shot a 79 at the Farmers Insurance Open on Saturday to miss the third-round cut.
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Thursday 19 August 2010
Saturday 07 August 2010
Water, water, everywhere: If you forget to keep your plants hydrated and there will be only one outcome
Sunday 25 July 2010
From time to time I develop a talent for killing things. Not in winter, when I am excellent at running out with bubble wrap whenever there's a frost. But in summer, I can put off watering until the condition of the dry prairie outside the back door is terminal.
Sunday 27 June 2010
Thursday 24 June 2010
A utility firm hit by north-west England's driest start to the year since 1929 wants to take more water from lakes and rivers.
Monday 21 June 2010
The worst drought for two decades is putting Thailand’s rice harvest in jeopardy and could lead to a freeze on exports.
Monday 21 June 2010
Widespread flooding in southern China has caused 175 deaths, with 107 people missing and more storms expected, the government said today.
Thursday 17 June 2010
The threat of a summer drought is hanging over seven million people in the North West of England, it emerged yesterday.
Saturday 12 June 2010
Unusually heavy seasonal flooding in China has killed at least 155 people and forced more than 1 million to flee as water levels in some areas reached at their highest in more than a decade, the government reported today.
Monday 07 June 2010
A news report says the death toll from flooding and rain-triggered landslides in southern China has climbed to 53 after the bodies of all missing people were recovered.
Thursday 27 May 2010
Britain is heading for water shortages and crop failures as extreme droughts like that of 1976 become more frequent, experts have warned.
Tuesday 11 May 2010
Torrential rains caused by the El Nino weather phenomenon have swept across parts of southern China, toppling homes, destroying crops and killing at least 70 people, state media reported today. More flooding was expected.
Saturday 08 May 2010
The worst drought to hit the Channel islands in 34 years is threatening significantly to cut the Jersey Royal potato crop, growers have warned.
Monday 03 May 2010
When Calvin Borel won the 2007 Kentucky Derby on Street Sense, it seemed an unfeasible and gratifying climax to the long, low-key career of a journeyman jockey. On Saturday, however, he won the race for the third time in four years on Super Saver, an achievement unmatched by all the ace riders of the previous 136 years. Moreover, the 43-year-old at last satisfied the Derby craving of a man to whom breaking records has been routine throughout his own career.
Thursday 22 April 2010
Mick McCarthy, the Wolves manager, insists he will not adopt a gung-ho approach to try and improve side's chronic lack of goalpower and is only concerned about ensuring Premier League survival.
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