Danny Willett is drawing on memories from his success at The Emirates 12 months ago as he prepares to defend his Omega Dubai Desert Classic title this week.
SYDNEY, Australia — On a December day in 1988, a teenager on a spearfishing expedition found a body at the bottom of one of the wild, honey-colored sandstone cliffs that line Sydney Harbor.
LONDON — It had all been going so well. Prime Minister Theresa May of Britain had just left Washington on Friday evening after a tense but successful first visit with President Trump for a 10-hour flight to Ankara, Turkey, for her next awkward encounter, with the increasingly autocratic Turkish president, Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
MA’ALE ADUMIM, West Bank — The first babies of Ma’ale Adumim, a hilly city on the eastern outskirts of Jerusalem, are now middle-aged. A cemetery finally opened last year, and 40 residents are buried there, most dead of natural causes after long and peaceful lives.
The ransom demand arrived one recent morning by email, after about a dozen guests were locked out of their rooms at the lakeside Alpine hotel in Austria. The electronic key system at the picturesque Romantik Seehotel Jaegerwirt had been infiltrated, and the hotel was locked out of its own computer system, leaving guests stranded in the lobby, causing confusion and panic.
RIO DE JANEIRO — Eike Batista, the fugitive oil-and-mining tycoon wanted in connection with Brazil’s far-reaching corruption investigation, flew home from New York on Monday and surrendered to the police, who placed him temporarily in a notoriously overcrowded prison.
The locket, made of tin and lead, is some 5cm in diameter and bears the Tudor rose on its front – a typical feature of the English monarchy which is a white and red rose juxtaposition representing the merger of the two warring houses of York and Lancaster in the 15th century after a protracted conflict.
Features in the outer parts of the planet’s main rings can be seen in more detail in the new images than in any previous study, including “straw” and “propellers” features, formed when ring particles clump together and small moonlets become embedded.
The barking mad outburst came during Ahmed-Sheikh’s intervention on US President Donald Trump’s immigration policy, which bans people from seven Muslim majority nations from entering the US. Ahmed-Sheikh raised the issue with Speaker John Bercow and told the House of Commons: “I understand that Sir Nicholas, who has always afforded me courtesy and respect, was making sort of ‘woof woof’-sounding noises to what I was saying, which I find of course extremely disrespectful.
Although European football’s governing body UEFA forbids political displays at football matches, in August Celtic fans went on to fly a mass of Palestinian flags during the first leg of their Champions League play-off match against Israeli team Hapoel Be’er Sheva.