I will never feel great again, says Woods
09 February 2017 | 4:45 pm
Former world number one Tiger Woods accepts that he will "never feel great" again after suffering a number of back and knee injuries.
21 Apr 2022
While rich countries borrowed at low rates and saved their economies, poorer nations have spent billions servicing debt. The war in Ukraine will only worsen the pressures on core product prices, officials warn.
19 Apr 2022
This week's Tech 24 is a special edition from the south of France, where the World AI Cannes Festival is taking place. Almost every sector is abuzz with talk of AI, and investment in the technology is through the roof. But will it change the world completely? Or will it simply keep providing useful tools for specific circumstances? Peter O'Brien went to the festival to find out.
6 Jun 2022
Victims of an attack on a Catholic church in Nigeria were treated in hospital on Monday . Doctors said they were treating patients who had suffered lacerations, bullet wounds and blast injuries.
29 Jun 2022
As experts gather at a UN Ocean Conference in Lisbon, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has warned that the world is facing an "ocean emergency". In Australia, the Great Barrier Reef recently suffered another mass bleaching event, just months after a UNESCO committee recommended the World Heritage Site be listed as "in danger". The country's new left-leaning Labor government has promised to tackle global warming, but the reef's future hangs in the balance as long as Australia remains one of the world's largest exporters of fossil fuels.
21 Jul 2022
Striker Robert Lewandowski, presented Wednesday in Miami as a new Barcelona player, said that yesterday he was able to see live "the great potential" that his new team has "on the field.
10 Oct 2022
Like the US and other European countries, France is experiencing its own "Great Resignation". Between the end of 2021 and the beginning of 2022, resignations hit an all-time high, at almost 520,000 per quarter. The previous record dated from 2008, just before the financial crisis.
21 Oct 2022
The James Webb Space Telescope captured the image of the pillars located in the Eagle Nebula of the Milky Way, 6,500 light years away from Earth.
27 Nov 2022
Mishaal Al Kuwari was eagerly awaiting the start of the World Cup opening game between his national team Qatar and Ecuador with mixed feelings.
Until recently, research into head injuries suffered by rugby, American football or even soccer players has been focused mainly on male athletes. However, there is evidence that the risk may be higher among females.
At the annual parliamentary meet, Chinese President Xi Jinping announced he would focus on developing security. He also announced an economic growth target of 5%, the lowest in decades.
As the "Ramses and the Gold of the Pharaohs" exhibition opens in Paris, we bring you a special show dedicated to the celebrated king who ruled the Egyptian empire over 3,000 years ago. The exhibition's centrepiece is the pharaoh's sarcophagus, which is on special loan to France. It's a gesture of recognition from Egyptian authorities after French scientists saved the mummy of Ramses II from a devastating fungus in 1976.
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The vehicle, which was carrying tourists plunged from an overpass in northern Italy. At least 21 people had been killed with more injured or unaccounted for.
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In view of the large number of asylum seekers coming to Germany and the pressure authorities face caring for them, positions on migration policy are changing. Denmark's tough approach is seen as model — at first glance.
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The Netherlands has announced the closure of the Groningen gas field, where extraction has been blamed for earthquakes that have severely damaged homes and other nearby buildings. Also in this edition: the UK awards its top defence firm a £4 billion contract to build nuclear submarines, and Chinese craft brewers celebrate the lifting of tariffs on Australian barley.
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From Thailand to Mallorca, local ecosystems have suffered under the weight of mass tourism. Can visitor number limits and sustainable practices help restore the balance?
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Madrid is hosting a conference with climate leaders before COP28 in Dubai, as the European Union races to firm up a plan to cut harmful emissions.
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France declares war on bedbugs—and so far the bedbugs are winning. Paris is at war with bedbugs. A rash of bedbug sightings across France is causing paranoia among travelers and becoming a sore spot for the government as Paris prepares to host the Olympics next year.