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Tiger Woods shoots worst round as professional golfer

Tiger Woods made his worst score as a professional golfer when he shot 82 at a US tournament on Friday,

Tiger Woods failed to make the cut at the Phoenix Open Credit: Reuters

The former world number one had a terrible day at the office during the second round of the Waste Management Phoenix Open, finishing 11 over par and missing the cut.

Woods had only failed to qualify for the final 36 holes on 12 occasions until today in 19 years as a pro golfer and it was only the second time that he failed to break 80.

Woods' previous worst effort came at the 2002 Open Championship at Muirfield when, in horrendous conditions, he shot 81 in the third round but he went one worse than that in Arizona.

The 39-year-old was playing in playing in only his second event since missing the cut at the PGA Championship in August last year.


Prime Minister leads tributes to Sir Winston Churchill

Today's Prime Minister led the tributes to one of his most iconic forerunners exactly 50 years on from the state funeral of Sir Winston Churchill.

David Cameron joined politicians from across the party divide in a ceremony in the Members' Lobby at the House of Commons, in which he called him "a great leader and a great Briton".

To honour the wartime leader, Churchill's funeral procession was re-enacted on the Thames with the original boat that carried his coffin.

ITV News' Royal Editor Tim Ewart reports:

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Police hunting Liverpool man release raid footage

Detectives who are hunting a Liverpool man wanted in connection with series of raids across the North West and the Midlands have released dramatic footage.

25-year-old Andrew White from Fazakerley fled to Spain after officers began to close in.

He was arrested by Spanish police along with five other Britons after string of similar raids but disappeared after he was bailed.

Andrew White Credit: Merseyside Police

The footage shows a number of attacks on ATM machines in Spain - the tactic being to pump gas into the machine which was then ignited blowing it out to reveal the cash.


Reunion for man who travelled on Churchill's funeral train

A fireman who travelled on Winston Churchill's funeral train has spoken of the "deep sense of sadness" after being reunited with the locomotive.

Jim Lester, the fireman who worked on board the footplate of the Winston Churchill's funeral train Credit: Anna Gowthorpe/PA Wire

James Lester was at the National Railway Museum in York today to see the reunion of the Winston Churchill locomotive with the parcel van that carried the statesman to his final resting place.

The restored locomotive 'Winston Churchill' goes on display at the National Railway Museum, York Credit: Anna Gowthorpe/PA Wire

The Battle of Britain Class steam locomotive and the goods van were restored for today's 50th anniversary and joined up with the luxurious carriage which carried family and guests.

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