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tv   The Papers  BBC News  January 22, 2017 11:30pm-11:46pm GMT

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hello. this is bbc news. i'm martine croxall. you can have a drink, it's ok. don't spill it. maybe put it down. we'll be taking a look at tomorrow morning's papers in a moment. first, the headlines at 11:30pm: theresa may has refused to say whether she knew about a failed trident missile test when mps were voting to renew the weapons system. i have absolute faith in our trident missiles. when i made that speech in the house of commons, what we were talking about was whether or not we should renew our trident. trade, nato and brexit are likely to be high on the agenda when the prime minister meets donald trump this friday. president trump and his white house team have launched a furious attack on the media, accusing them of lying about the size of the crowds at his inauguration on friday. hello, and welcome to our look ahead to what the papers will be
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bringing us tomorrow. with me are the broadcaster, natalie haynes, and rob merrick, deputy political editor at the independent. it is nice to have you both here. tomorrow's front pages, then. starting with, which is it? the ft. thank you. the financial times leads with more reaction to the trump administration's hard line against what it is calling the dishonest media. the i says the prime minister's post—brexit plan is to reboot british industry. the daily express has claims from a leading brexit campaigner that up to a million eu migrants may head to the uk over the next two years. the metro says theresa may is ready to challenge president trump over sexist remarks when she meets him at the white house on friday. the telegraph says a free trade deal with the united states is likely to open the door to us jobs for british workers. the times reports that rural enterprises will be the biggest losers in upcoming business rate rises in england. and the daily mail claims terrorists
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and criminals are able to travel to britain without crossing border control because of a loophole on the eurostar. not trump, but trident, i don't know if it makes you any happier, he ridges on the daily mirror, tried and failure cover—up, may's missile crisis — she was asked quite a few times by andrew marr whether she knew about the failed test. this was the standout story from this morning, of course, in the sunday times, the argument about trident revolving around the enormous cost, whether it increases or decreases the nuclear armageddon — we never argue about whether they work or not, but apparently they are carried out every four years, the last one was injune and, according to the
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paper, the missile went in the wrong direction, headed for america, paper, the missile went in the wrong direction, headed foramerica, and of course no one direction, headed foramerica, and of course no one was direction, headed foramerica, and of course no one was told about it. then parliament voted to renew trident in a contentious vote in ignorance of the fact that allegedly trident didn't work in the test one month earlier, and the prime minister was accused of keeping the information from parliament. anyone who saw andrew marr this morning, she looked very uncomfortable and declined to answer the question, can only assume she knew and get the information from parliament. or she didn't know and she should have known. so many ways to interpret it. it wasn't armed, it didn't hit anybody. you have set the bar quite low. yes, the good news is there was no warhead when it went wrong and it only veered off towards florida. and who ever goes to a theme park? hardly anyone. certainly never any
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children. according to the guardian, it was supposed to go in the direction of west africa, which a p pa re ntly direction of west africa, which apparently we don't care about at all. no one comes out of this covered in glory, do they, least of all theresa may, because failing to a nswer all theresa may, because failing to answer a question four times in a row, a direct individual doesn't know the question, it makes you look shifty, you can't go, look over there, you have to have a defence strategy. the guardian has a similar title, may accused of covering up trident failure, mps calling for full disclosure before the critical vote. it doesn't take place because these tests are expensive, are they not? £17 million per test. they have to carry them out to make sure hopefully everything is all right. apparently, ordinarily, not many people know about it. there are sort of confidential matters, we are talking about a nuclear weapons.
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according to the sunday times, the la st according to the sunday times, the last test carried out in 2012 was given great prominence i mod, producing video of the test, wanting to advertise to the world that it needs to be taken seriously, so when it work they had the works with publicity, and when it didn't, it was hushed up. that sounds like north korea. i am not sure it would have changed votes in the house of commons, most conservative mps are very keen on trident and wouldn't have been persuaded by the fact that one had malfunctioned. it shows her inexperience this morning. you can make the case she doesn't need to go oi'i make the case she doesn't need to go on national tv and talk in detail about national security, at least she could have used it as a reason for not giving a straight answer, but she didn't do that, she didn't say that, instead she tried to pretend the question wasn't for
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times, it almost implying that the vote that took place at month later was irrelevant to the vote. i think it did make it look a little less nonse. will it reopened the discussion at about the trident renewal, because there is bound to bea renewal, because there is bound to be a push for that? you would hope so, but i think you are probably right that there is such a majority of mps who are keen to stick with trident, that even though the leader of the opposition of course is famously antinuclear in all its forms and has been for its whole career, i think it will make no difference whatsoever, i think the numbers will be that even if the numbers will be that even if the numbers were out before the vote, i suspect. the best system of its kind today. it is like there is no such thing as a full system. the other thing as a full system. the other thing about trident is a currently the software is based on windows xp. laughter hopefully they can sort
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that out. they have the abacus... that is fine. oh, dear, move on. let's talk about the prime minister, but this time her visit to see donald trump on friday. the times says, make them fight for free trade as trump's first visitor, though she might not have much fight on our handsif might not have much fight on our hands if she is the preferred trading partner. well, the first foreign leader to visit it him, so presumably she feels at the front of the queue. when obama said, we will be at the back of the queue if we vote to leave, and we will be very angry, and boris johnson vote to leave, and we will be very angry, and borisjohnson impugned him over it, and now donald trump is literally putting her at the very front of the queue, so maybe she won't have to fight quite so hard. i think the trouble is that we are quite a small country relative to the us and i think we export more
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than we import, although i might be wrong. you are wrong. and my? you are. iam wrong. you are wrong. and my? you are. i am glad to help. you couldn't let it slide, could you?” are. i am glad to help. you couldn't let it slide, could you? i could have said it more politely. in that case, they would like us better than we like them, i don't think so. we are little and they are quite big. at the moment of course, the eu is the much bigger trading partnerfor us the much bigger trading partnerfor us than the united states. not likely to be replaced, is it, on that scale? definitely not. i think what must worry lots of people in britain is this is presented as a great coup the prime minister to be seen by donald trump, and of course it would be true if it was a normal president, but this is not a normal president, but this is not a normal president, donald trump is a monster. oh, dear, i don't thinki can let that pass. i think it makes him sound inhuman. hmm, ok. poor, lovely monsters. everything that we
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have been told about the pm's trip and how desperate we are to sign a free—trade deal says she won't go in and stand up to her, she won't go in and stand up to her, she won't go in and say she wants to deal with him oi'i and say she wants to deal with him on accepted values in this country, or on on accepted values in this country, or on this continent, but to fall at his feet, to kowtow... or on this continent, but to fall at his feet, to kowtow. .. that is a great word. one example of how policy has changed because of donald trump, last month, alongside america, led by obama, britain voted against israel's settlements in palestine at the un and condemned israel. it was then made known by the trump team how displeased they were, and they tried for the vote to dissuade britain from voting that way and they made no interest how unhappy they were a low and behold a couple of days later britain makes a speech condemning trump's policy towards israel, so we displeased trump, we were given a stern telling
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off, and i think we said it won't happen again. policy towards israel is changing because of how desperately we want to cuddle up with trump. it says it might open up the door to usjobs. will we get jobs as brits in america? the door to usjobs. will we get jobs as brits in america7fi the door to usjobs. will we get jobs as brits in america? 1 million each way, isn't it, 1 million brits in the us and 1 million americans working in britain, apparently, and the theory is we could have even more of those things so that the telegraph says, either in —— i don't have my glasses, so i could be making it up. the average age of someone making it up. the average age of someone who reads the telegraph, surely they need spectacles. bright light and a magnifying glass. i wish i was here latejessica fletcher. there is, 1 million americans, i can read it. the daily mail has a much biggerfont. americans, i can read it. the daily mail has a much bigger font. that is what i need. let's move over to that, terrorist fast train to
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britain. security flaws allow anyone to get to the uk without a passport. how? an interesting story, anyone on the eurostar would remember that you go through very strict audit checks in brussels before you leave belgium rather than when you get to britain —— border checks what it says here is if you get on in brussels and say to them, you are only going to the next stop, which is lille in france, within the schengen zone, which doesn't require a border check, you can say you are going to lille and stay on all of the way to the uk and evade all of the checks between belgium and the uk, which the daily mail says is a risk in terms of terrorists and criminals being able to exploit the loophole. it says at the bottom of the front page that the bottom of the front page that the lille loophole was closed when it was revealed in 2011, then it says turn to page four. surely, you can't — can't someone check your
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ticket to realise your ticket only goes as far as lille? i know this because i got the train about two weeks ago from brussels to london and they check your ticket when you get on at brussels and you go through customs at brussels but i would be astonished if many people travel from brussels to lille by that mechanism because trains are irregular and they go every two hours, and you have to go through all of our security when you could just get the local train service, the b trains, so i would be surprised, but it isn't the same as not being able to, so i can see why the mail thought it was a good story to splash. it was highlighted five years ago and nothing has happened in the interim. let's look at the sun, official warning, you have had your chips, boffins, and ross is in the gallery tonight, he hates that word, along with geeks. linking
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fries with cancer, why is that? the question, the food standards authority has begun a campaign to persuade us we should stop having superbrand roast —— succop —— super browned potatoes and darker toast. they have to tell you that the professor for the understanding of risk, something like that at cambridge, pointed out that there is little evidence and we should perhaps feel less anxious about things. i think the tests were done on mice, and i don't want to shock anybody, they are less keen to consume roast potatoes than, for example, nick? yes, ithink consume roast potatoes than, for example, nick? yes, i think so. consume roast potatoes than, for example, nick? yes, ithink so. -- me? i have never seen mice eating
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pizza or toast. that is it for the papers tonight. don't forget all the front pages are online on the bbc news website where you can read a detailed review of the papers. it's all there for you, seven days a week, at bbc.co.uk/papers, and you can see us there too, with each night's edition of the papers being posted on the page shortly after we've finished. natalie and rob, thank you and see you again soon. goodbye for now. hello, and welcome to the film review on bbc news. to take us through this week's cinema releases, as ever, mark kermode is with me, and what will you be telling us about this week, mark?
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very interesting week. we have jackie, in which natalie portman plays the first lady. we have split, a psychological thrillerfrom m night shyamalan. and lion, the true story of a little boy lost. well, jackie, how timely? yes, extraordinary, isn't it. so this is directed by chilean film—maker pablo larrain, and it's the story of the assassination and aftermath ofjohn f kennedy, as seen through the eyes of jackie kennedy,

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