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David Howell jumps up in world golf rankings

David Howell jumps up in world golf rankings

VIRGINIA WATER, England, Sept. 30 (UPI) -- David Howell's sudden-death victory on the European Tour lifted him into the Top 100 of the men's world golf rankings, which were updated Monday.

David Howell edges Peter Uihlein in St. Andrew's playoff

ST. ANDREWS, Scotland, Sept. 29 (UPI) -- David Howell drained a birdie putt on the second playoff hole Sunday, edging Peter Uihlein to claim the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship.

Eagle chip on 18 puts Uihlein in lead at Alfred Dunhill

ST. ANDREWS, Scotland, Sept. 28 (UPI) -- Peter Uihlein eagled the 18th hole and finished with a 65 Saturday to soar into the lead at the Alfred Dunhill Links Championships at St. Andrews.
Miguel Angel Jimenez leads KLM Open

Miguel Angel Jimenez leads KLM Open

ZANDVOORT, Netherlands, Sept. 12 (UPI) -- Miguel Angel Jimenez birdied the 18th hole Thursday in breaking a six-player logjam and taking the lead at the European Tour's KLM Open in the Netherlands.

Cameron voices strong backing for British shale gas development

LONDON, Aug. 14 (UPI) -- British Prime Minister David Cameron said this week the country "cannot afford" to miss out on the benefits of controversial shale gas development.

McDowell, Sterne slog to lead at Open de France

PARIS, July 6 (UPI) -- Graeme McDowell and Richard Sterne shared the lead at 5-under par 208 after Saturday's third round of the European Tour's French Open.

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Fichardt leads Euro Tour's Tshwane Open

CENTURION, South Africa, Feb. 28 (UPI) -- Darren Fichardt shot a 7-under-par 65 Thursday for the lead after the first round of the European Tour's Tshwane Open in South Africa.
Donaldson wins Abu Dhabi golf tournament

Donaldson wins Abu Dhabi golf tournament

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates, Jan. 20 (UPI) -- Jamie Donaldson used a 4-under-par 68 Sunday to come from behind and win the European Tour's Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship.
Rose up by 2 at Abu Dhabi

Rose up by 2 at Abu Dhabi

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates, Jan. 19 (UPI) -- Justin Rose overcame a pair of late bogeys Saturday for a two-stroke lead going into the final round of the European Tour's Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship.

Siem takes first Euro win since 2004

PARIS, July 8 (UPI) -- Germany's Marcel Siem collected his first European Tour victory since 2004 Sunday, firing a 4-under 67 to claim the Open de France.

Two-way tie for first at Open de France

PARIS, July 7 (UPI) -- David Howell shot a 67 Saturday to take a share of the lead at the Open de France alongside Anders Hansen.

Rights groups warn of Libya's shaky peace

BRUSSELS, March 23 (UPI) -- The EU and NATO needs to do more to secure Libya's peace, threatened by heavily armed militias and the government's ineffective authority, a rights group said,

London eyes rising Asian powers

LONDON, March 9 (UPI) -- London and its European partners need to address the dual challenges of a financial crisis and the rise of Asian powers, a British official said.
Kaymer's record worth win WGC in Shanghai

Kaymer's record worth win WGC in Shanghai

SHANGHAI, Nov. 6 (UPI) -- Martin Kaymer had birdies on nine of his last 12 holes Sunday in storming from behind to win the WGC-HSBC Champions golf tournament in Shanghai.
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David Howell gestures to fans after finishing the first nine during the first round of The International at Castle Pines Golf Club in Castle Rock, Colorado August 10, 2006. Howell leads the Ryder Cup World points list. (UPI Photo/Gary C. Caskey)
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David Arthur Russell Howell, Baron Howell of Guildford, PC (born 18 January 1936), is a British Conservative politician, journalist, and economic consultant. Having been successively Secretary of State for Energy and then for Transport under Margaret Thatcher, Howell is now a Minister of State in the Foreign Office. Along with William Hague, Sir George Young and Kenneth Clarke, he is one of the few Cabinet ministers from the 1979-1997 governments who still holds high office in the party, being its deputy leader in the House of Lords. His daughter, Frances, is married to the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Conservative MP George Osborne.

Howell is the son of Colonel Arthur Howard Eckford Howell, who lived at 5 Headford Place, London, gained the rank of Colonel in the service of the Royal Artillery and was decorated with the awards of the Territorial Decoration (TD) and Companion of the Distinguished Service Order (DSO) (son of Lieutenant Colonel Ernest Alfred Russell Howell), and wife (m. 9 April 1931) Beryl Stuart Bowater, daughter of Sir Frank Henry Bowater, 1st Baronet and Ethel Anita Fryar. His sister Jane Duncombe Howell (b. 25 May 1932) married on 30 January 1957 and divorced before 1976 Lt.-Col. Sir Peter Evan Wyldbore Gibbs (b. 1 February 1934), who was educated at Eton College, Eton, Berkshire, gained the rank of Lieutenant-Colonel in the service of the Coldstream Guards, was invested as a Knight Commander of the Royal Victorian Order (KCVO) in 1997 and lived in 1999 at Leigh House, Chagford, Devon, having remarried on 11 June 1976 E. Sally (?), formerly Mrs. Tyser, having issue from both marriages.

Educated at Eton College, Berkshire prior to going up to King's College, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, where he graduated in 1959 with a Master of Arts (MA). He worked in HM Treasury with the Treasury Economic Section from 1959–60, in which year he wrote the book Principles to Practice, published 1960, jointly, and then spent four years between then and 1964 as a journalist, leader writer and special correspondent on The Daily Telegraph and as editor of Crossbow from 1962-64 before he unsuccessfully contested the constituency of Dudley in the 1964 general election. He then became the Director of the Conservative Political Centre between 1964 and 1966 and wrote the book The Conservative Opportunity, published 1965.

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