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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Saturday 19 March 2011
Rovio, the developer of the Angry Birds game for mobile phones, is looking at an initial public offering in the US.
Sunday 13 February 2011
Wednesday 29 December 2010
Saturday 13 November 2010
Every week we invite competing companies to give us their best deal for a specific holiday. Today: a short winter break in Finnish Lapland. Prices are for an early December departure for a family of two adults and one pre-school child.
Tuesday 09 November 2010
Stuart Baxter has left his role as Finland coach but will stay on in a consulting role.
Wednesday 20 October 2010
A child's chance of developing an allergy could depend on the season in which the youngster was conceived, experts said today.
Saturday 28 August 2010
Thursday 12 August 2010
Britain turned on the power on the Olympic track that is Weymouth Bay yesterday, going into the clubhouse with three of the top seven Finn sailors, among them triple gold and silver medallist Ben Ainslie, second, and Giles Scott third.
Monday 09 August 2010
A Russian man trying to win the Sauna World Championships died after collapsing with severe burns in the final stage of an event that required contestants to sit in a 110C room as water was tossed on to a searing stove, officials and witnesses said.
Monday 26 July 2010
While it may lack some of the hype of this summer's South African extravaganza, the two-wheeled version, the eight-team FIM Speedway World Cup, gets underway this evening in the slightly less exotic location of King's Lynn.
Sunday 18 July 2010
Divers discovered what is thought to be the world's oldest drinkable champagne in a 200-year-old shipwreck under the Baltic Sea.
Friday 16 July 2010
It was just exactly as she had imagined it, a great silken-smooth life-force caught and held in her hands. To her astonishment, the rare, furious joy of clasping the creature in her arms suddenly went right through her and took her breath away." The creature is a huge, friendly, importunate herring-gull, whom the woman, Elsa, has named Casimir. She and her husband Arne have come to a remote island to help him get over a breakdown induced by teaching unruly classes. The seabirds will be their solace and diversion. But though there are generic truths about these sharers of their island for the couple to perceive, there are particular ones also – and Casimir remains Casimir, with unique demands.
Friday 02 July 2010
Finland has made internet access a legal right for all citizens.
Thursday 10 June 2010
Finland has become the first European Union country to suffer a double-dip recession after its economy contracted again in the first quarter of 2010, hit by a port strike in March and a colder than usual winter.
Wednesday 09 June 2010
Short people are at higher risk of heart disease than those who are taller, research out today suggests.
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