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Woods hits a new low

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Tigers Woods suffered a torrid day in Arizona (AP)

7:44pm Friday 30th January 2015

Tiger Woods recorded the worst round of his career as he shot an 11-over par 82 in the second round at the Waste Management Phoenix Open on Friday.

Cork completes Swans move

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Southampton midfielder Jack Cork has completed a £3million move to Swansea

7:15pm Friday 30th January 2015

Swansea have completed the signing of Southampton midfielder Jack Cork for a fee believed to be in the region of £3million, the clubs have announced.

Blessed withdraws after collapse

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Brian Blessed collapsed on stage while playing King Lear

7:11pm Friday 30th January 2015

Veteran actor Brian Blessed has withdrawn from a production of King Lear just over a week after collapsing on stage.

100mph chase crash driver jailed

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: A 97mph pursuit which ended when the car flipped into a field while a four-year-old boy was inside (Durham Police/PA)

7:11pm Friday 30th January 2015

A banned driver who flipped his car over a hedge after reaching almost 100mph with a four-year old-boy in the back while trying to escape from police has been jailed for a year.

Hardship fund to be cut by 25%

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: The Department for Work and Pensions says cash for councils will increase overall

7:11pm Friday 30th January 2015

A hardship fund to help welfare claimants struggling financially following housing benefit reforms is being cut by nearly a quarter.

Call to probe rendition claims

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Two US Air Force B-52H Stratofortresses on the tarmac at Diego Garcia

7:11pm Friday 30th January 2015

Terror suspects were interrogated on the British territory of Diego Garcia for weeks at a time, a senior aide in the Bush administration has said.

Hostage's brother 'haunted' by face

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Mike Haines, brother of murdered aid worker David Haines, in the studio as he takes part in the documentary Brothers: The David Haines Story (BBC Radio Scotland/PA)

7:11pm Friday 30th January 2015

The brother of murdered aid worker David Haines said he is haunted by the look on his face in video released by Islamic State (IS) militants.

Nightmare round for Woods

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Tiger Woods was having a nightmare second round in Arizona

6:01pm Friday 30th January 2015

Tiger Woods equalled his worst nine holes as a professional as he slipped into a share of last place during the second round of the Waste Management Phoenix Open.

McBryde dismisses Haskell comments

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Robin McBryde expects a tough test from England despite their injuries

5:29pm Friday 30th January 2015

Wales forwards coach Robin McBryde has dismissed James Haskell's criticism that Warren Gatland's squad are training too hard before their RBS 6 Nations opener in Cardiff next Friday.

Brian Blessed bows out of King Lear following collapse

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Brian Blessed bows out of King Lear following collapse

4:58pm Friday 30th January 2015

Brian Blessed has withdrawn from playing King Lear just over a week after collapsing on stage.

Police probing Keane 'incident'

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Roy Keane is at the centre of a police investigation concerning an alleged altercation with a taxi driver

4:56pm Friday 30th January 2015

Police are investigating an alleged road rage incident involving former Manchester United captain Roy Keane.

Montella: Cuadrado's off to Chelsea

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Colombia's Juan Cuadrado, pictured, is on his way to Chelsea, according to Fiorentina boss Vincenzo Montella

4:35pm Friday 30th January 2015

Fiorentina coach Vincenzo Montella has confirmed that Juan Guillermo Cuadrado will not play for the Viola on Saturday, with the Colombian winger finalising his permanent move to Chelsea.

Huth fined for Twitter comments

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Robert Huth will serve a two-match ban

4:27pm Friday 30th January 2015

Stoke defender Robert Huth has been given a two-match suspension and fined after he admitted breaching FA rules in relation to social media comments, the Football Association has announced.

James Franco received praise for I Am Michael

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: James Franco received praise for I Am Michael

5:28pm Friday 30th January 2015

James Franco said he received positive feedback for his portrayal of Michael Glatze in I Am Michael.

It's Justin Timberlake's 34th birthday! Here's 34 of his all-time best singles EVER

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: It's Justin Timberlake's 34th birthday! Here's 34 of his all-time best singles EVER

4:07pm Friday 30th January 2015

As Justin celebrates his 34th birthday, we’re giving you 34 of his best. You’re welcome.

McIlroy leads the way in Dubai

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Rory McIlroy leads the Omega Dubai Desert Classic (AP)

3:41pm Friday 30th January 2015

World number one Rory McIlroy's peerless power and precision has put him in pole position at the Omega Dubai Desert Classic.

Body found in missing Samantha hunt

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Police searching for missing Samantha Henderson have found a body in a lake (Dorset Police/PA)

3:39pm Friday 30th January 2015

Detectives searching for missing mother-of-four Samantha Henderson have found a body in a lake.

Pellegrini: Costa needs to change

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Manuel Pellegrini's Manchester City side face title rivals Chelsea on Saturday

3:21pm Friday 30th January 2015

Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini believes Chelsea striker Diego Costa should change his game in the light of the Liverpool stamping controversy.

Shakira gives birth to second baby

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Shakira gives birth to second baby

3:15pm Friday 30th January 2015

Colombian pop singer Shakira has given birth to a baby girl.

US GDP growth slower than UK

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: US gross domestic product (GDP) rose by 2.4 per cent in 2014, figures show (AP)

3:08pm Friday 30th January 2015

The UK's claim to be the fastest growing major economy last year was today cemented by official figures confirming that US gross domestic product (GDP) rose by 2.4% in 2014.

Drake to headline Wireless Festival

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Drake to headline Wireless Festival

2:53pm Friday 30th January 2015

Drake, Nicki Minaj and Labrinth are the first acts announced for this year’s Wireless Festival.

Murray 'well-prepared for final'

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Andy Murray has defended coach Amelie Mauresmo after reaching the Australian Open final (AP)

2:52pm Friday 30th January 2015

Andy Murray believes he could not have possibly done anything more to prepare himself for a fourth Australian Open final on Sunday.

David Thewlis to star in TV version of An Inspector Calls

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: David Thewlis to star in TV version of An Inspector Calls

2:36pm Friday 30th January 2015

Harry Potter star David Thewlis will take the lead in a TV version of An Inspector Calls.

Who's the latest investor to say 'I'm out' of Dragons' Den?

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Kelly Hoppen: I'm out of Dragons' Den

2:36pm Friday 30th January 2015

Technology guru Piers Linney has decided to quit BBC Two’s Dragons’ Den, citing other commitments.

Chris Evans tells of prostate tests

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Who is Chris Evans blaming for making him late for his breakfast show?

3:58pm Friday 30th January 2015

Radio 2 DJ Chris Evans has been having prostate tests.

There's a new Disney princess about town – and she's Latina!

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: There's a new Disney princess about town – and she's Latina!

2:16pm Friday 30th January 2015

The world of Disney is getting a little crowded with all these independent females.

Evans 'tested for prostate cancer'

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Chris Evans has been talking about his prostate

1:52pm Friday 30th January 2015

Radio 2 DJ Chris Evans has told listeners he is "in the middle of the tests" for prostate cancer.

Take a look at Christian Grey's posh pad in Fifty Shades Of Grey

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Take a look at Christian Grey's posh pad in Fifty Shades Of Grey

1:48pm Friday 30th January 2015

Fans can get a glimpse into Christian Grey’s Escala penthouse in the upcoming Fifty Shades Of Grey film.

7 talking points to make you an instant expert* ahead of Super Bowl XLIX

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: 7 talking points to make you an instant expert* ahead of Super Bowl XLIX

1:38pm Friday 30th January 2015

*Or at least be able to sound like one.

Will Emmerdale's Debbie Dingle be torn between two brothers?

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Will Emmerdale's Debbie Dingle be torn between two brothers?

1:38pm Friday 30th January 2015

Emmerdale producer Kate Oates has hinted that Debbie Dingle and Ross Barton could rekindle their romance.

Blythe Danner: Gwyneth Patrow and Chris Martin are making it work

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Blythe Danner: Gwyneth Patrow and Chris Martin are making it work

1:38pm Friday 30th January 2015

Blythe Danner has said Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin are still “great friends”.

Who's in Ellen DeGeneres' latest selfie?

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Who's in Ellen DeGeneres' latest selfie?

1:38pm Friday 30th January 2015

Ellen DeGeneres has posted another selfie full of famous friends.

Lambert sees Sinclair 'potential'

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Scott Sinclair has joined Aston Villa on loan from Manchester City until the end of the season

1:36pm Friday 30th January 2015

Aston Villa manager Paul Lambert is ready to tap into Scott Sinclair's "unfulfilled potential" after landing the winger on loan from Manchester City.

Kanye West features daughter North in new video

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Kanye West features daughter North in new video

1:28pm Friday 30th January 2015

Kanye West and Kim Kardashian’s daughter North features in his new music video.

Cheryl Fernandez-Versini is tres chic in Paris

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Cheryl Fernandez-Versini is tres chic in Paris

1:17pm Friday 30th January 2015

Cheryl Fernandez-Versini looked glamorous in monochrome as she attended a Paris fashion show.

George Lucas: I have no interest in science fiction

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: George Lucas: I have no interest in science fiction

1:17pm Friday 30th January 2015

Star Wars creator George Lucas made a surprising admission at the Sundance Film Festival.

Fletcher set for Hammers switch

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Manchester United's Darren Fletcher is headed for West Ham

1:17pm Friday 30th January 2015

Darren Fletcher looks set to sign for West Ham despite the news that Michael Carrick has been sidelined for at least four weeks with a muscle injury.

Teacher cleared over underage sex

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: The trial was held at Swansea Crown Court

12:52pm Friday 30th January 2015

A primary school teacher has been cleared of having underage sex with teenage girls.

'One-in-12 teachers quit each year'

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Teachers say an increasing workload is behind a decision to quit

12:52pm Friday 30th January 2015

The number of teachers quitting the profession has reached a ten-year high, according to official figures.

Biological clock predicts lifespan

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: People whose biological age was greater than their true age were more likely to die sooner than those whose biological and actual ages were the same, a study found

12:52pm Friday 30th January 2015

Scientists have identified a biological clock that could help predict a person's lifespan.

River rescue student in hospital

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: The student was pulled from the River Wear in Durham

12:51pm Friday 30th January 2015

A student is being treated for hypothermia after he was rescued from a river in which three undergraduates have drowned in just over a year.

Man jailed over laptop terror links

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: French-Algerian Lyes Outiren, 44,  has been jailed for two years and eight months

12:51pm Friday 30th January 2015

A former baggage handler caught with links to an electronic bomb-making manual and videos on his computer, and who emailed similar links to an al Qaida magazine, has been jailed for two years and eight months.

Fears as more FGM cases identified

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: An NSPCC helpline adviser, as the charity warns that FGM in the UK is a bigger problem than first thought

12:51pm Friday 30th January 2015

More than 500 cases of female genital mutilation (FGM) were newly identified in December, according to figures published today.

Ryan Gosling crashes Russell Crowe's awards speech

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Ryan Gosling crashes Russell Crowe's awards speech

12:47pm Friday 30th January 2015

Ryan Gosling crashed an awards speech Russell Crowe was giving via video link.

Mel B heads to RuPaul's Drag Race

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Mel B heads to RuPaul's Drag Race

12:47pm Friday 30th January 2015

Mel B is joining the judging panel for RuPaul’s Drag Race.

Djokovic battles through to final

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Novak Djokovic, pictured, will face Andy Murray in the Australian Open final on Sunday (AP)

12:42pm Friday 30th January 2015

Novak Djokovic will face Andy Murray in the final of the Australian Open for the third time in five years after edging another five-set encounter with defending champion Stan Wawrinka.

David Morrissey reboots The Driver for the US

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: David Morrissey reboots The Driver for the US

12:37pm Friday 30th January 2015

David Morrissey is taking his series The Driver to the US.

EastEnders' Dean Wicks gets police grilling

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: EastEnders' Dean Wicks gets police grilling

12:07pm Friday 30th January 2015

EastEnders’ bad boy Dean Wicks will be questioned by the police over allegations he raped Linda Carter.

Eva Mendes blames baby brain for her emotional speech

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Eva Mendes blames baby brain for her emotional speech

11:57am Friday 30th January 2015

Eva Mendes fluffed her lines during a speech at the Hollywood Stands Up To Cancer gala – and blamed it on baby Esmeralda.

Why has Professor Stephen Hawking teamed up with David Walliams?

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Why has Professor Stephen Hawking teamed up with David Walliams?

11:57am Friday 30th January 2015

Professor Stephen Hawking and David Walliams have been shooting a Lou and Andy charity sketch.

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