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the latest headlines from bbc news. the latest headlines from bbc news. the british prime minister, theresa may, has become the first foreign leader to meet president tra nsference leader to meet president transference is in operation. at a news conference, president trump paid tribute to the special relationship between the two countries. mrs may said they had reaffirmed their confidence in nato, despite the recent comments from mr trump: the transatlantic alliance obsolete. mr trump said he has had a friendly conversation with this mexican counterpart. the men had riled about the wall. the vice president has told a rally that they will reckon —— that they will push for a supreme courtjudge was opposed to abortion. at 10pm,
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fiona bruce will be here with a full round—up of judo‘s news. fiona bruce will be here with a full round—up ofjudo‘s news. first of all, it is news watch. hello and welcome to news watch. it has been a long week in us politics but did bbc news go overboard and how it covered donald trump's inauguration and his first few days as president? and was it in the uk's public interest to focus in news bulletins on the failure of a trident missile test last year? it has been a busy and controversial first week in office for president trump and we have heard plenty about it on bbc news. it all started, of course, in washington, dc. it on bbc news. it all started, of course, in washington, dci it on bbc news. it all started, of course, in washington, dc. i donald john trump do solemnly swear that i will faithfully execute the office
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of president of the united states... and will do the best of my ability. and will do the best of my ability. and we'll do the best of my ability... preserve protect and defend the constitution of the united states. before and after he took the oath of office, there were hours of coverage on many channels, with bbc one and bbc news showing exactly the same coverage, while bbc parliament worship —— were showing the same live feed but without the bbc commentary. it was all too much for these two viewers who wrote: nick bishop had also had enough,
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e—mailing: nick bishop had also had enough, we put those points to bbc news and they told since last friday, we have had further complaints about the prominent in news headlines of the activities and pronouncements of the
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new president. the white house is accused of telling falsehoods in a battle with the media about president trump's inauguration. the president opened his first full week in office by signing an order withdrawing the us from a trade agreement with pacific rim countries. he warned he will penalise countries who move jobs overseas. more executive orders signed by president trump. this time, he revives plans to build two oil pipelines despite environmental concerns. he promised a wall and now he says he will build it within months. stepping down for the first time from oh —— from apples one, president trump looks forward to his meeting with prime minister made. president trump looks forward to his meeting with prime minister madeli will have to handle it myself. speaking last night, the prime minister said again speaking last night, the prime ministersaid again ——
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speaking last night, the prime minister said again —— the president said again he is determined to build a wall between the us and mexico and suggested taxing them to pay for it. so, has the bbc been getting carried away with the new presidency? victoria wells thinks so. meanwhile, to read the reilly wrote to us on monday after she had settled down to watch a report on the supreme court's judgment on brexit. do let us know your thoughts on the
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bbc‘s coverage of donald trump's presidency or any aspect of bbc news. details of how to contact us coming up at the end of the programme. now for your other concerns this week, starting with reports that an unarmed missile went off—course last june. reports that an unarmed missile went off—course lastjune. andrew marr asked the prime minister about that many times. did you know that misfire had occurred when he made the speech? i have absolute faith in out the speech? i have absolute faith in our missiles. what are was talking about at the time was whether or not we should renew our trident and
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whether or not we should have an independent nuclear deterrent in future. i think we should defend our country. i think we should play our way in nato with an independent —— with a nuclear deterrent. this is a very serious incident. did you know about it when you told the house of commons? the issue we were talking about in the house of commons was very serious. the story was picked up very serious. the story was picked up in bulletins over the next couple of days but some viewers thought the concentration on it was ill—advised. we have been getting regular complaints and news watch about the way bbc news online words some of its headlines in tweets and on the website. another example came this week. on wednesday, the supreme court ruled that parliament must vote on whether the government can start the process of leaving the european union. one of the campaigners who brought the case was gina miller, who has been subjected toa number of gina miller, who has been subjected to a number of violent threats online and that prompted bbc news to
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put a tweet out asking if she was the most hated woman in the uk? it linked to a discussion on that but led to angry responses on twitter. bbc news gave us a statement in response, which read: wednesday's news at ten took some
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viewers by surprise with its lead story, a special report from ed thomas and the marked increase in knife crime in the uk. in five yea rs' knife crime in the uk. in five years' time, i could be injail, could be dead, could be the biggest drug dealer in liverpool, you never know, do you, until it happens? tonight, it is liverpool, but this story could be told in many cities. it is one of knives, fear and wasted lives. it started from selling a bit of weed, to selling a bit of class a ‘s. of weed, to selling a bit of class a 's. when did you start selling knives? —— carrying knives? finally, it's been noted this week
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that bbc political correspondent ca role that bbc political correspondent carole walker is an early riser. on wednesday, she was on air in the cold just after 6am. our political correspondent carole walker is outside the houses of parliament for us. outside the houses of parliament for us. good morning to you once again. we were hearing in tom's piece about the tory rebellion. how large a rebellion is that likely to be?m looks as though the number of tories who will rebel were actually be quite small... and she was braving the elements in the same spot at the same hour on friday. the prime minister has to do walk a tightrope between trying to get on the donald trump and also not annoying everyone back here with what she says to him. she is under a lot of pressure, isn't she? absolutely. this will be a very important, significant and tricky meeting. carolwas
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a very important, significant and tricky meeting. carol was also out and about first thing on tuesday but ina and about first thing on tuesday but in a different location. we can speak to carole walker outside the supreme court this morning. i know they don't decide until 930 but what are the thoughts? the expectation widely is the judgment will go against the government, that theresa may will be told she must seek the approval of parliament before she can trigger article 50. as we have mentioned, thejudgment can trigger article 50. as we have mentioned, the judgment did against —— did go against her but steve had a question. thank you for all your comments this week. if you want to share your opinions on bbc news and current affairs or even appear on the
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programme, you can call us, e—mail -- call programme, you can call us, e—mail —— call us or e—mail. do you have a look at our website as well. we will be back to hear your thoughts about bbc news coverage again next week. goodbye. coming up in a view minutes, a detailed look at the weather for the week ahead, followed up by the news at ten, and then at10:1i0pm, a look at ten, and then at10:1i0pm, a look at tomorrow's headlines in the papers. coming up in sports day, we will have a round—up of today's sports.
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arsene wenger has been given a four—game touchline ban after his altercation and his spell in the stands will start tomorrow as arsenal take home their fa cup match. we will also look at rafael nadal in the australian open. now though, it is time for film review. 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? it isa it is a very big week. trainspotting t2. it is a very big week. trainspotting t2, they beat up after 20 years. then we have a look at a film by the
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people that brought us minions. and hacksaw ridge, mel gibson at war. trainspotting two. i can't wait. t2 trainspotting. one of those titles you can't quite get a measure of. 20 yea rs you can't quite get a measure of. 20 years later, the original characters are reunited. renton is drawn back into his past for reasons which are not immediately explained and we find the old crew ravaged not so much by heroin is by age and by disappointment and buy a degree of emasculation and the way in which their lives have not worked out as they will have expected. bigby has beenin they will have expected. bigby has been in prison and spud, when renton first bind him, has basically all but lost the will to live, until his friend returns and getting new figure. he is a clip. —— and gives
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him new vigour. i can't fail again. i

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