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Tiger Woods: Masters win follows career doubts and changes children’s perspective

Tiger Woods: Masters win follows career doubts and changes children’s perspective

Sports
Media playback is not supported on this device Tiger Woods says his Masters triumph is "right up there" with his greatest achievements, having faced "serious doubts" he would ever contend again.Woods, 43, won a fifth Green Jacket at Augusta National on Sunday, his first major win in 11 years and a first since having four operations on his back.The 15-time major winner said he "could barely walk" before surgery and his children had seen golf cause "pain". "We're creating new memories for them and it's just very special," he said."I was very lucky to be given another cha...
Controversial changes to copyright laws approved by the EU

Controversial changes to copyright laws approved by the EU

Technology
By Lucia Binding, news reporter EU lawmakers have approved controversial changes to copyright legislation that some critics say could alter the nature of the internet.The Copyright Directive was approved by 348 MEPs, while 274 voted against and 36 abstained. The move is designed to make tech giants more responsible for paying creatives, musicians and news outlets more fairly for their work online.EU member states have two years to implement the reforms - though it is not clear how the changes would affect the UK amid Brexit uncertainty.Musicians Paul McCartney and Debbie Harry have been among the most vocal supports of the law reforms, alongside a number of groups including the European Alliance of News Agencies which argue that it provides an opportunity...
Income tax changes introduced by the BJP govt in the past 5 budgets

Income tax changes introduced by the BJP govt in the past 5 budgets

Finance
Expectations are high from the interim Budget that will be presented on February 1 by the acting finance minister, Piyush Goyal. Although there is a lot of buzz before any budget is presented, this time there is more hope especially from the salaried middle class. This is because this is the last budget before the general elections later on this year, and people are hoping that the Narendra Modi government will dole out taxpayer-friendly measures. And since tomorrow will be the last budget that will be presented by the current government, it is seems like a good time to take a look at the various personal tax changes introduced by the BJP-led government in the last five Budgets. Budget 2014-15 Budget 2014 made a lot of taxpayers happy. It hiked the basic tax exemption limit from Rs 2 l...
Trump changes tone with Saudi Arabia over killing

Trump changes tone with Saudi Arabia over killing

World
Donald Trump has said he is "not satisfied" with Saudi Arabia's response to the death of Jamal Khashoggi. The US president initially described the explanation that the journalist was killed after a fist fight as "credible", but his latest comments were more cautious.Asked if he was satisfied that Saudi officials had been fired over Mr Khashoggi's death, he said: "No, I am not satisfied until we find the answer."But it was a big first step, it was a good first step. But I want to get to the answer." 1:43 ...
Deal changes outlook for BBC weather forecaster

Deal changes outlook for BBC weather forecaster

Business
A Swiss-owned business information provider will emerge this week as the mystery buyer of MeteoGroup, the weather forecasting giant which supplies data to the BBC and British Airways. Sky News has learnt that TBG, which is based in Zurich, will fund the purchase of MeteoGroup through DTN, a company it acquired last year from the industrial powerhouse Schneider Electric.The takeover will follow a troubled period for MeteoGroup under the ownership of ‎General Atlantic, which initially invested in it in 2013.Sources close to the deal, which is expected to be announced in the next couple of days, said it would enable TBG to expand its presence in the growing market for weather information services and technology.MeteoGroup, which employs more than 100 meteorologists, has ...