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Tiger Woods rolls back the years with seven-under-par second round

Tiger Woods, the former world No1, was still six shots off the lead of the Hero World Challenge after following his first-round 73 with a seven-under-par 65 Tiger Woods delivered a hugely encouraging second-round performance at the Hero World Challenge in the Bahamas as his comeback continued on Friday. Returning after two back operations to

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Young guns and old hands in frame to replace Nico Rosberg at Mercedes

Sebastian Vettel, Fernando Alonso and Max Verstappen are headline possibilities to partner Lewis Hamilton at Mercedes after Nico Rosbergs shock retirement as world champion Max Verstappen The most exciting driver in Formula One and almost certainly a future world champion. But he is under contract at Red Bull and Christian Horner would be incredibly unlikely

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Bomb detector works better with fake dog nose on the end

Researchers 3D print model snout and fit it to machine programmed for dog-like quick sniffs instead of long breaths, discovering it is 16 times more sensitive Struck by the legendary sniffing skills of mans best friend, scientists in the United States fitted a dog-inspired plastic nose to an explosives detector and reported that it worked

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Drinking too much water when ill can be harmful, finds study

Doctors warn excessive intake can pose risks for some patients and say medical advice needs to be more specific The common advice to drink plenty of water when ill is based on scant evidence and can actively harm chances of recovery, doctors have warned. Medics at Kings College hospital NHS foundation trust, in London, raised

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Fawlty Towers actor Andrew Sachs dies at 86

British actor much loved for his role as Manuel was diagnosed with vascular dementia in 2012 The actor Andrew Sachs, who played Manuel in the comedy series Fawlty Towers, has died aged 86, it has been reported. His wife, Melody, revealed that he died in a care home last week after suffering from vascular dementia