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hello. this is breakfast, with ben thompson and sally nugent. campaigners win a legal challenge against donald trump's new immigration restrictions. but there's chaos and confusion as america closes its borders to some muslim countries. good morning. it's sunday the 29th january. also ahead: a statue of diana, princess of wales, is to be built in kensington palace by her sons prince harry and the duke of cambridge. a warning that living standards could be set to fall because of higher inflation and stagnating wages. in sport: carl frampton has been beaten for the first time in his career, losing his featherweight title to leo santa cruz in las vegas. and chris has the weather. we are looking at a dry
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and bright start to the day, with some sunshine, but it will cloud over to the south and west later, with patchy rain on the way. a full forecast in the next half—hour. good morning. first, our main story. ajudge in new york has upheld a legal challenge aimed at stopping the deportation of people being detained under donald trump's new immigration policy. president trump has denied that the measures are a ban on muslims and said that the plan was "working out nicely". there have been protests at airports around the united states. our correspondent simon clemison has this report. donald trump says his ban on foreign nationals travelling to america from seven muslim countries is, in his words, "working out very nicely". but the order has provoked protest at airports across the country. inside, lawyers worked to free passengers being detained. some were already on the way in when the president made the order, and they're not the only ones affected.
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i've heard from colleagues in london. people aren't allowed to board flights. these are ceos of american companies who happen to have an iranian passport and it's insane. we're in disbelief that this is happening. at los angeles airport, a 60—year—old iranian american broke down after learning his brother, who had come to visit him, wasn't going to be allowed in. i don't know what i have to do. iran could do something like this. but we didn't know we would have the situation here. i am a us citizen for 15—20 years and my brother has done nothing wrong and i did nothing wrong. on the election trail, donald trump suggested what he said would be "a complete shutdown" of muslims entering the united states. he denies the measures he has now brought in, which include suspending the entire refugee programme, are aimed at the islamic faith.
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it is working out very nicely and we're going to have a very strict ban and we're going to have extreme vetting, which we should have had in this country for many years. but campaigners have already launched a series of legal actions to block his plans and a judge has now temporarily halted moves to deport people travelling with visas of being held at airports. when president trump enacts laws or orders that are unconstitutional, the courts are there to defend people's rights. but with immigration central to donald trump's campaign for the presidency, he is unlikely to give up. theresa may has been criticised for not condemning donald trump and his immigration policy. downing street says theresa may "does not agree" with some of the new us regulations. our political correspondent is
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london. some say theresa may was slow in condemning this move from president trump. will that damage on reflection what could have been two very successful trips for her?m certainly puts a shadow over it. the reason they were the about —— was asked about it three times while in turkey. all she said was it was a matter for the us government. turkey. all she said was it was a matterfor the us government. that was met by condemnation from many mps here, even those in her own party. one of her own mps is an iraqi born citizen and he said that he himself would be affected by this. and so this is something that has been met with a lot of condemnation. last night we got that statement from number 10 downing st, which said in the case that british nationals were affected the british government would make appeals to the us government. but certainly this will i suppose make people question
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whether or not she can truly say what she thinks the donald trump. she said the special relationship was on where you could be candid and say what you think, but on this occasion she was quite slow in expressing her opinion and she will no doubt be criticised for that. thank you. prince william and prince harry have announced plans to erect a statue of their mother, diana princess of wales, in the grounds of kensington palace, 20 years after her death. the two princes said that the time was right "to recognise her positive impact" with a permanent statue. simon jones has more. diana's home became the focus for the outpouring of grief following her death in a car crash in 1997. now it will take centre stage again for a new commemoration of her life. in a statement, the duke of cambridge and prince harry said: the statue will be erected here in the public gardens
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of kensington palace. the royal brothers say they hope it will allow all those who visit here to reflect on diana's life and legacy. work on the design will begin shortly, with the unveiling expected later this year. william and harry will be very involved. it will be difficult, as it will always face criticism, whether it's a true likeness and true likeness is in the eyes of the beholder. some will say it is, some will say it isn't, so it's a difficult task when they choose the artist and the artist has to get it absolutely right. until now the main memorial has been a fountain in a park in london. diana's sister will be on the committee tasked with commissioning and privately raising the funds for the statue. at kensington palace there is enthusiasm for the project. she was the people's princess, so i think it's a good idea. a lot of people were very attached to diana, so i think
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personally they would like to see it. i would like to see it. the unveiling will be one of several events this year to mark diana's life and work 20 years on. living standards could be set to fall this year, according to a report by a leading think tank. the resolution foundation said that although the uk experienced a mini—boom from 2014 to the beginning of 2016, rising prices and stagnating wages mean a bigger squeeze on our income. our business correspondent joe lynam reports. it may not feel like it for some of us, but we've enjoyed a mini boom in living standards over the past 2.5 years. that's thanks to low inflation, low interest rates and growing employment levels. but that's set to end, according to a think tank. the resolution standard's annual audit says the weaker pound will reduce our spending power, especially among low earners, and employers won't be able to increase wages as fast.
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while employment rates will slow down orfall this year. there are big things the government can do, but they can't deal with inflation, the government, but it can deal with trying to get even more people into work and solving some problems around productivity, we might see wages growing quicker. the government said the uk under theresa may had the fastest growing economy in the g7 and it was determined to build an economy that worked for all. but the government's own official forecaster expects the economy to weaken somewhat this year and that could leave many of us little poorer. wildfires in chile are now known to have killed at least 11 people and left several thousand homeless. firefighters and volunteers are tackling more than 100 separate fires, half of which are still out of control. the authorities have detained more than 20 people suspected of arson. french voters will choose today who is to be the socialist candidate in the presidential election. benoit hamon, who was sacked from the government in 2014, won the first round of the selection process.
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he's seen as a left wing rebel and he faces the former prime minister, manuel valls. david beckham has been chosen as the castaway for the 75th anniversary episode of desert island discs. he revealed he and his wife victoria used to have dates in restaurant car parks in the early days of their relationship, in order to keep it a secret. there have been more than 3,000 episodes of the radio 4 programme since it began. and in case you are wondering, his record choices included i am the resurrection, by the stone roses, he loves them, and his luxury item was his england caps. and later in the programme, we'll be talking to the author ian rankin about his appearance on desert island discs. it is an honour to be asked to go on it. it's a real ability to make people open up. i think it is the destruction of the music. when you think about the music. when you think about the music they are very honest about
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themselves. i can't wait to hear what david beckham says. a full version available online as well. it is 7:10am. returning to our main story. "the statue of liberty weeps". that was how one american civil rights organisation described donald trump's decision to ban immigration from a string of muslim—majority nations. overnight, a usjudge issued a stay temporarily halting the deportation of visa holders or refugees under the president's executive order, but the case won't get a full hearing until the end of february. joining us now is scott lucas, professor of american studies at the university of birmingham. good morning. there is so much to talk about, what lets talk about that news overnight. they stay on that news overnight. they stay on that ban on immigration. clearly a lot of worry for a lot of people. we've seen people at airports.|j imagine the protests will keep growing? they will. the worry is
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still there, despite this day. all it means is people will not be removed from the us but they can still be held in detention. this could affect potentially thousands of people. you mentioned the protests. this is the big thing. if the statue of liberty are weeping she may be lifting her rise to these people who are saying there are fundamental issues here and you can't just sweep them fundamental issues here and you can'tjust sweep them away fundamental issues here and you can't just sweep them away with fundamental issues here and you can'tjust sweep them away with an executive order, which is what donald trump did on friday. executive order, which is what donald trump did on fridaym executive order, which is what donald trump did on friday. it looks little bit like foreign policy, but it is in fact donald trump showing the nation what sort of president he intends to be? that's right. he is playing to his domestic race. it may bea playing to his domestic race. it may be a minority, but it isn'tjust trump. some have been calling for yea rs trump. some have been calling for years to keep muslims out of america. can trump's minority be vocal enough to support him? we will see these protests grow in congress, the courts. not just
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see these protests grow in congress, the courts. notjust this protests, you remember the marchers one week ago? on the protest in a way what he wa nts ? ago? on the protest in a way what he wants? he wants the protest to get a little bit out of hand, so therefore there are two extremes of opinion and the middle ground is gone? but millions of people marched last week, zero arrests. last night the protests atjfk and other airports, no violence. i think trump is gambling that like in the primaries he can stir things up. it is one thing to do that when you are candidate, what to do it when you are president, more difficult. donald trump supporters will say he is doing exactly what he promised, this is part of his campaign rhetoric and perhaps why he was elected, but you might say mike pence, a very different view now that he is in office. a real turnaround and reversal on what he was talking about on things like social media and that campaign. absolutely. trump was an outsider,
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so mike pence and paul ryan, nobody will support this. now their choices they either right with this guy in they either right with this guy in the white house or they break. not an easy decision. i think for now they will stick with him. how powerful is this executive order? is it enforceable? does it have to go to congress? do they have to approve it? america has a 2—step system in which the president has a lot of powers under the constitution in the name of security, but it's a system where congress can't be pushed away, the courts can't be pushed away and that's what we are going to see now, how much resistance will come from there. we've seen so many other issues from president trump. what will be the most significant and the most controversial? will it be immigration? how much time do we have? one that has been pushed back has been the extension of these pipelines in the northern us, which crossed sacred native american land
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and caused a lot of damage. i think the withdrawal of the americans from international trade organisations like the transpacific partnership has huge repercussions and i think even a specific question that still lingers, is the us really committed to nato or not? very briefly, how has theresa may's visit played out over there? i was looking online and in the papers to see if there had been much about her, but they didn't seem been much about her, but they didn't seem to be anything. she looked nice, but it is now over. interesting. thank you very much. let's check in on the weather forecast. it looks little bit cold! it looks like a bit of snow? it does look like that, this is hailed that fell last night in whitehaven. thanks to one of our weather watchers for sending us this picture. the hailstorm came in off
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the irish sea. stay with us — headlines coming—up. there are a number of showers they continually follow us. many of us will start off with the risk of ice but they should be a fair bit of sunshine. we will see rain arriving today that this rain is not straightforward. there is uncertainty about exactly how far north eastwards it is getting. it will turn wet for southern wales and south—west england through this morning. rain may not arrive through the north—east midlands and past of its anglia and the south of england to after dark —— like east anglia. for northern ireland, some wet weather around the middle part of the day. for scotland and northern england, it should state bind. quite cold. —— fine. overnight again, snowy stretchers. clear skies will allow frost. it will be relatively
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mild, 10 degrees in plymouth. looking at the weather in the week ahead, we are looking at an u nsettled ahead, we are looking at an unsettled week with spells of rain. we haven't seen much of it over the last few weeks. it will become windy as well with severe gales possible towards the end of the week. the wind is often coming from the south—west which is a mild direction. some mist and hill fog patches. it will cloud over a bit. mild to the south—east. still have the colder air. the milder air will push in eventually. we are looking atan push in eventually. we are looking at an unsettled week with a succession of weather fronts crossing the uk. initially, it will be slow—moving but later in the week as the weather systems get bigger and more powerful, that is when we could see severe gales locking in towards the south of the uk in particular. that's how the weather
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is shaping up. you're watching breakfast from bbc news. time now for a look at the newspapers. rabbi laura janner—klausner is here to tell us what's caught her eye. good morning to you. there is a lot to get through. let's delve straight in. you have picked up the telegraph for us this morning. a lot of news about donald trump, unsurprisingly. yes. it is the ban of refugees and how it will affect uk passport holders. this fits into an strategy against muslims. the idea of muslims having to register. what i would call muslimophobia instead of islamaphobia. it happened on holocaust memorial day. there is an
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international movement for other people who are not muslims to say that they will register. madeline albright, the past secretary of state, said, as a dew, i'm going to register with a muslim. —— as a due. donald trump will deny he is anti— muslim. well, he is wrong. if you start bringing in laws very quickly and miss using your power the he has. he has extensive executive power that feels supreme in the way he uses it. he comes in with a massively heavy hand. how many executive laws are you going to make within the first week. what does that say about how you see democracy, authoritarian rule? that is much more concerning. slightly off subject but interesting considering yourjob. did you pay
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any attention as to how he marked holocaust memorial day? yes, the words were fine. whoever wrote those words, good. the actions are not. issue many people will have our looking at what he's done on the campaign trail. it shouldn't be a surprise. he promised to do this and here's an acting it. it's what people were voting for, is it not? yes but what is the fear behind it? the fear is about lives, economy, health, terrorism. then you deal with each of those fears. one of the ways is looking at migration law and refugee laws carefully. to say within one week," i am going to blast it! " doesn't deal carefully with human rights and long—term solutions. let's move on to the observer. the story you have picked
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out about theresa may's counterterrorism bill. she has used it works. extremism and british values. they are very hard to define, these words. they are often used as a stick instead of the current. to reason they met with president trump this week. did she call him out on any of these? no. i'm very glad to say that what he is doing does not represent the majority of british people or the consensus in britain and as our prime minister, i would expect her to raise hesitations so that when we look back at history, the time that she met and the first foreign leader that he meets, she is already bringing those questions because she has seen in our own home in britain that when you try to do laws that
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are so hammer really, rather than help, but they are very problematic. it's very, very hard to define. another controversial issue. cancer drug bills soar by more —— more than 1100% in five years. drug bills soar by more —— more than 110096 in five years. i witnessed this ina 110096 in five years. i witnessed this in a clinic. we had 42 people taken foran art this in a clinic. we had 42 people taken for an art slot into doctors. at 310, the woman came in and she had been there for an 1130 appointment. ——a slot for two doctors. the nhs needs love, care, budgeting. think we have time for one more story. you have picked it out from the sunday times. a little bit more cheery? yes a little bit. it's about how elephants got from
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africa across the sea are using theirtailasa africa across the sea are using their tail as a snorkel, sorry, their tail as a snorkel, sorry, their trunk as their tail as a snorkel, sorry, theirtrunk asa their tail as a snorkel, sorry, their trunk as a snorkel. it's a wonderful idea. in all my meetings at work, i have an elephant on my table. we are always took about the elephant in the room. here we see a super survival mechanism. has that trunk shrunk over the course of the gears? the things we learn. -- yea rs. gears? the things we learn. -- years. they also give me hope! there isa years. they also give me hope! there is a solution for everything. we will talk to you a bit later. it might be illegal, but you don't have to look far to see drivers using their mobile phones at the wheel. so if people aren't put off breaking the law — would it make more sense to confiscate their smartphones if they're caught in the act?
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one police officer says it might be the only way to get drivers to stop using them. we'll hearfrom her in a moment, but first here's what people in manchester thought of the idea. i think it should be confiscated. and any other way to stop from doing it. i think i have more and any other way to stop from doing it. i think! have more of an issue with the police cop is getting my own property. i understand it is a crime. i think it would act as a good deterrent because people would think twice about it because of the bureaucracy and a hassle of getting it back. to second on the phone. think about it. think about it. it depends. how long will they confiscate it? it's affecting other people 's' lives. —— other peoples lives. -- other peoples lives. i'm addicted to my phone so i would definitely
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think twice. pc jayne willetts joins us now. good morning. it seems that the threat of points on your licence or fines is not enough. you want to see tougher penalties?” fines is not enough. you want to see tougher penalties? i went to a conference on thursday. the big talking point at the moment is the change in legislation that comes in on the first of march. it is the increase of penalty points to six and the fines to £200. i decided to put the comment out there, what do we think about harsher penalties, should we go further than just that deterrence and i'm quite surprised and relieved that the media did pick it up like it has. how would you enforce it? very difficult. we have less tha n enforce it? very difficult. we have less than 5000 police officers. however, we have campaigns regularly. we have just last week
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one that targeted specifically road users that used mobile phones, whether it was a car or a lorry and we are waiting for those figures to see what it's been like. if you make a parallel with other things. for example, drink driving. it is now socially unacceptable to do that. many people agree and they accept that you do not drink and a driver. had we get to that point with a mobile phone because some people say it is actually mordt dangerous. —— more dangerous. i say it is on par. we have to change society. the enforcement has to go hand in hand with a robust education system. we offer a robust education. some drivers are offered what is called a drivers are offered what is called a driver improvement screen that where there was a financial cost to them that it means that once they have attended in our own time, they were get points on the licence. there is a tendency and the temptation. you have the phone in the car, it beats,
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maybe what to look at the message, you need to be looking at directions to the weight you are going. you've on your phone. had you get people to put the phone away? —— where you are going. the phone isn'tjust a phone. it isa going. the phone isn'tjust a phone. it is a minicomputer. it does so many things. we need hard—hitting evidence of casualties figures will stop show people what the risk is. my stop show people what the risk is. my message would be no social media message my message would be no social media m essa g e text my message would be no social media message text message is worth risking your life or other while —— road users because we are so distracted about taking selfies, a social media update. it's notjust picking up the phone and using it in a traditional way that is all these other things having an impact and distracting drivers. unfortunately, we have seen the evidence all too many times. people being killed. people getting seriously injured in road traffic accidents that has happened at a result of people using a mobile phone. absolutely. one might lost in this way is one life
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to many. ——1 life lost. people don't realise that when they scroll through to choose a tune or take a text message. it can be catastrophic. we have seen it. i was driving on a motorway yesterday behind a lorry that was weaving in the middle lane. i thought that the driver was asleep. he was not asleep, he was text in. sadly, people see it all the time. we are now getting members of the public who are willing to report other drivers. i was looking at twitter yesterday and they were motorists yesterday and they were motorists yesterday actively put —— putting vehicle registration numbers up on twitter and reporting it to the police. we have to leave it there. good to talk to you. thank you very much. the andrew marr programme is on bbc one this morning at 9:00. andrew, what have you got coming up? a lot of controversy overnight about donald trump's travel ban on millions of people from muslim
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countries who will be affected by this? i have one example will stop a tory mp nadine is a wholly who is going to come in and talk about his feelings about being excluded from the uk if it goes ahead. i also have david gore gone the same subject and brexit. tim farron of the liberal democrats and finally, looking back on more than 30 years of the heart of labour politics, harriet harman. plus matthew mcconnochie, the actor. coming up in the next half an hour, we will have all the latest on the protest in america. stay with us, headlines coming up. hello. this is breakfast, with ben thompson and sally nugent. coming up before 8am, chris has the weather. but first, a summary of this morning's main news. american civil liberties campaigners
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have won a partial victory in their challenge to donald trump's ban on some people entering the us. the president had ordered that entry be refused to all refugees for 120 days, and to citizens of seven particular countries for 90 days. a number of travellers who were in the air when the ban came into force were detained on arrival in the us. but a federaljudge in new york said that visitors who'd set off with valid visas should not be deported. downing street says theresa may does not agree with the refugee ban and will appeal to the us if it will protect british citizens. the pm was criticised for refusing to condemn the suggestive order on saturday. at an earlier news conference mrs may said it was up to the us to decide its own policy. her refusal to openly challenge the ban had evoked criticism from politicians, including conservative mps.
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a statue of princess diana has been commissioned by her sons, the duke of cambridge and prince harry. they will help pay for the sculpture, which will be placed in the grounds of her former home, kensington palace in london. the princes said that, 20 years after her death, the time was right to recognise their mother's positive impact around the world. living standards could be set to fall this year, according to a report by a leading think tank. research organisation the resolution foundation says that a mini—boom in living standards between 2014 and 2016 has now ended. they warn that household incomes are now growing at their slowest rate since 2013, as rising inflation and stagnant wages lower living standards across the uk. wildfires in chile are now known to have killed at least 11 people and left several thousand homeless. firefighters and volunteers are tackling more than 100 separate fires, half of which are still out of control. the authorities have detained more than 20 people suspected of arson. it's one of the most colourful events in the calendar. yesterday people all over the world
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celebrated the start of the chinese new year. in hong kong, thousands took to the streets to watch the parades. many of the 3,000 performers wore gold, yellow and brown, which are considered lucky colours in the year of the rooster. the festival also marked the 20th anniversary of the handover of the territory from british rule back to china. we're here on the bbc news channel until 9am this morning. and coming up before the end of the programme: it's just an hour till tennis giants rafael nadal and roger federer go head to head in the australian open final. we'll be asking former british number one john lloyd which of the old rivals he thinks will come out on top today. bake off made cup cake stars of us all, but could sewing be the next home craft to get us all hooked? we'll have more before 9am. i had the option of burgundy,
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velvet... he's often named as one of the most stylish men on the planet, now david beckham's revealed how he always had an eye for a killer outfit. but this is where we say goodbye to viewers on bbc one. bye for now. carl frampton was the odds—on favourite. everybody was talking about it, but sadly couldn't manage it on the night. and just a few hours before the match he tweeted that he would do every thing in his power to make sure he was still the champion when he woke up will stop sadly that's not to the case. good
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morning. carl frampton has suffered the first defeat of his professional career. after 12 gruelling rounds at the mgm in las vegas, leo santa cruz is the new wba featherweight champion. this, of course, was the northern irishman's first defence of the title which he won narrowly against santa cruz injuly, but this time round it was santa cruz who edged it, winning with a majority points decision and ending frampton's unbeaten record. afterwards, he called on santa cruz to complete the trilogy with a final showdown in belfast. he even alluded to a third and final fight possibly in belfast. there were plenty of shocks in the fourth round of the fa cup. wolves claimed the biggest scalp, knocking out liverpool, while non—league lincoln city will be in the last 16 for the first time since way back in 1902. and there could have been more, as patrick gearey reports. it is the salute of the underdog. a clap first performed by iceland at last summer's euros, whose upstart example wolverhampton
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wanderers followed gloriously. liverpool made nine changes and were just getting acquainted with each other when wolves went ahead. later in the half the championship side sprung again. all it needed was to stay calm, then composure could go out the window. liverpool got one back, but still went out of their second cup in a week. lincoln cathedral was once the tallest building in the world. the football club sits at a lower level, but keeps reaching new heights in the cup. brighton are on course for the premier league, but seemed to lose their bearings. it was made 2—1 to the nonleague side, who couldn't believe their luck, but they didn't rely on fortune. as against ipswich in the last round, they mixed adrenaline with the cool head of theo robinson. lincoln city for the first time in 115 years are through to the last 16 in the fa cup! from post match bubbly
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to a pre—match cuppa at white hart lane, boss gareth ainsworth would need something medicinal by the end. his four tier side tore into tottenham. paul hayes has done the rounds in his career, but he will remember this goal as well as any, and the penalty that came later. 2—0 wickham. spurs brought it back 2—1, but wickham weren't done. gary thompson, 3—2. only seven minutes of normal time left. ecstasy slid slowly into anxiety. but tottenham still had dele alli out there — a game changer. 89 minutes, 3—3. still good enough to bring spurs back to buckinghamshire. then the most cruel twist — in the final seconds of stoppage time the replay was cancelled. spurs limp on, the wanderers left wondering. arsenal sailed through to the fifth round of the fa cup after thrashing southampton 5—0. arsenal manager arsene wenger had to watch from the stands after his recent touchline ban,
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but saw his side put five past southampton. two goals from the returning danny welbeck and a theo walcott hat—trick ensured the gunners safely reached the next round. man city came out on top against crystal palace, winning 3—0 in south london. yaya toure's free—kick adding to earlier goals from raheem sterling and leroy sane. the result means sam allardyce has just one win in eight since taking over as palace manager. premier league leaders chelsea are also safely through to the last 16 after they beat brentford 4—0 at stamford bridge. branislav ivanovic got the pick of their goals. the defender is linked with a move away from chelsea before the transfer window shuts on tuesday. rangers are back—up to second in the scottish premiership after beating motherwell 2—0 in a heated game at fir park. both sides had a player sent off in the first half. rangers left it late with goals from kenny miller and emerson hyndman. there were also wins
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for kilmarnock and stjohnstone. inverness and partick drew 0—0. they've got 31 grand slam titles between them but they haven't met in a major final since 2011. two of tennis‘s all time greats, roger federer and rafael nadal, will be battling it out for the australian open title in melbourne at 8:30am this morning. they've met in eight grand slam finals before, nadal winning six of them. he is an incredible tennis player. he's got shots that no other one has and when you have that you are unique and special, plus he's got the grit, the mental and physical ability to sustain a super high level of play for years and for hours and for weeks, he's proven that time and time again. i have a lot of respect for him, on many levels. he is a special player.
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i can't lie. he is great and it is exciting for me and for both of us that we are still there and still fighting for important events. that's important for us, i think. that's very special. now yesterday's jump—racing at cheltenham was billed as a mini version of the famous march festival, with some of the sport's biggest names on the race card. but the day ended in tragedy when many clouds, who'd surprised everyone byjust beating favourite thistlecrack in the big race, the cotswold chase, then collapsed and died shortly after crossing the finish line. many clouds won the same race back in 2015 before going—on to win the grand national. leicester tigers responded to last week's humiliating defeat at the hands of glasgow warriors by beating northampton saints in the anglo welsh cup. forward dom barrow finished this well—worked try in the first half, as tigers looked to be cruising to victory. the saints mounted a late second half comeback,
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but it wasn't enough to stop tigers beating their east midlands rivals 27—20 at welford road. there were also wins for harlequins, ospreys and exeter. wigan st patricks are into the draw for the second round of rugby league's challenge cup, after beating leigh miners. with just five minutes left on the clock mike scriven burst through a hole in the miners defence, setting up phillip mitchell to go over for the deciding score. james ratcliffe's conversion secured bragging rights for pats over their local rivals, winning16—12. there's not long to go. i was just going to say, i am not envious of whoever has to wash all of that kit. the tennis, 8:30 a.m.. have you got a favourite? roger. it has to be. but they are so evenly matched. they
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are what they are because of each other. they need each other. and they keep getting better. but we love it. thank you. stressed gps will soon be offered mental health support to prevent burnout, as services move to a seven—day footing, health officials have announced. the nhs gp health service will allow family doctors to refer themselves for therapy and treatment, with rehabilitation for those who have given up work. we're joined by the gp dr rangan chatterjee. it sounds incredible that agp might have to refer themselves. absolutely. i think it is something that the public probably aren't aware of, but the workload that gps are going through at the moment is so intense. how intense? because you've been on the front line. i'll be honest, i don't know any of my friends who are gps and my collea g u es friends who are gps and my colleagues who don't feel overly stressed, who don't feel theirjob is becoming an enjoyable. it is
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quite alarming because if you have unhappy dog is i think that natural extension is you can get unhappy patients. so it's a problem for the individual gps, ultimately in this situation they are patients themselves and it is great that the nhs are providing support specifically for them, but this is like papering over the cracks. the system in many ways is broken. we've got gps saying that their workload is unsustainable, it was got maybe one in five patients in the survey saying that they can't get and appointed in a week. or a fortnight. yes and it is all adding up. theresa may says it will penalise practices who don't offer more patient appointments, but it is so shortsighted. it isn't seen the big teacher and i think there are many reasons for this, it is very important to understand that a well functioning general practice is essential to a well functioning nhs
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and if primary care goes down the nhs will go down. how unique are these problems to gps? you could say these problems to gps? you could say the same applies to doctors, surgeons in hospitals, police officers, paramedics, it isn'tjust gps. absolutely. i think we can look at many professions these days and a lot of people, especially in the public sector, are feeling the pressure and i think it is great if those individual employers for mental healthcare services for those employees. i would argue the nhs should take some responsibility and say, actually, we are putting general practice under an unsustainable workload and we were pleased for mental healthcare services. i think it is the least. what it is like pouring spangles of water on this raging fire. what would you change? should it be settled completely differently? we are still with this ancient model of ten minute consultations. we have to think outside the box. what would i
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do? firstly, we need more gps. the amount of gps per patient is going down. it doesn't add up. i would spread this out. as a society, what we are seeing is the tip of the iceberg. we are seeing a huge amount of lifestyle driven problems and we we re of lifestyle driven problems and we were talking before about things like diabetes and obesity and high blood pressure. these are lifestyle problems and whether it is in schools, where you've got people having sugar every week in schools, my sons school is a prime example, where in every hospital you've got junk food available, these are just small things, that you put it together and we've got a population who are getting more sick and more overweight. a lot of these are coming into general practices. there is an army of nutritionists around the country. let's get them into general practice. will self referral
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work? gps are good at spotting problems and we know already with mental health problems it is very ha rd to mental health problems it is very hard to diagnose yourself and recognise that you have a problem. that's a valid point. i think self referral is good because most doctors feel they don't have time to see there a doctor, it is ironic. but that's the way many of us feel. so having the opportunity to self refer is very good, but you are right, many won't recognise that we need help and that's where we will need help and that's where we will need our colleagues' support, and we need our colleagues' support, and we need this "where people can say, have you thought aboutjoining the service? doctors feel they can't be ill and they have to show a brave front, but these surveys show that this is a big rubble and it affects the whole nhs. thank you very much. —— big problem. here's chris with a look at this morning's weather.
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good morning to you. we had a picture was last night. a hailstorm went through cumbria. this was the scene in whitehaven with a hailjust covering the ground. there is risk of ice around as well this morning. a couple of showers went across whitehaven. you can see showers are draped around about the coast. we have temperatures below freezing out in the countryside. some patchy rain at the moment affecting southern wales, south—west england. that will extend eastwards as a go through the morning. it might be that across the north—east, midlands, east anglia, south—east england, parts of this area that may not see the rain until after dark. the weather may not be as bad until you might expect. further north, northern ireland, as bell of rain coming through.
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north—east england in particular and scotland, plenty of sunshine. ——a speu scotland, plenty of sunshine. ——a spell of rain. further showers affecting the northern isles. the risk of ice again tonight across scotla nd risk of ice again tonight across scotland and northern england as the temperatures dip away. further south, some mist and hill fog patches and spots of drivel. —— drizzle. there is for the north of england and scotland with the frost setting in place. looking at the week ahead, it will be different to what we have seen in recent weeks. i'm settled, spells of rain, becoming windy. severe gales possible, targeting southern england. monday's chart, a lot of cloud a round for northern ireland and england. some mist and hill fog patches. brighten up start for north—east england and scotland. might hold onto a bit of sunshine that generally, a bit cloudy. milder in the south—west. we have a lot of
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weather fronts coming in from the sea. weather fronts coming in from the sea. next weekend, things could turn very unsettled with deep areas of low pressure threatening severe gales may be towards the south of england. one to watch as the week goes by. we're back with the headlines at 8:00. first, let's get all the latest technology news with spencer kelly and the team — here's click. we've long fantasised about the possibility of life on other planets. but it was only in 1995 that we actually found the first planet outside of our solar system. these exoplanets are hard to find.
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of course they are, they're relatively tiny. and so far they've mainly been detected indirectly, either by the incredibly slight dimming of a star's light as the planet moves in front of it, or by the wobble of the star caused by something orbiting it. in the last 20 years we've detected about 2000 exoplanets, but we haven't actually seen many at all. and this is why. well, the planets are very, very faint compared to a star and they're very close to a star. the kind planets where we might find life, an earthlike planet orbiting a star, would be 10 billion times fainter than a star. but if you can see the planets, you can start to look for evidence of life on their surfaces. what you need is something to block out the light of a star. what you need is a star shade. due to go into space
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in the middle of the next decade, it is a crazy—sounding thing that can be flown in between a space telescope and the star to precisely block out the star's light and reveal any planets. it'll be a few tens of metres in diameter, and in order to block outjust the light from that distant star, it'll need to be about 40,000 kilometres away from the telescope. and this is not even the maddest part of the scheme. see, there's a problem. the star shade won't fit in a rocket. and that's why a big part of the work being done here at nasa'sjet propulsion laboratory, in pasadena, and the beautiful solution they've come up with, is all about fitting the thing into a tight space and then unfurling it once in space. and the inspiration comes from origami. wow!
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it's really quite impressive. at the end you can see how large an area you can fill with such a small volume of material. but this is only the half of it because you have petals which come at here as well? yes, exactly. oh, my goodness. this cardboard model is the latest test to make sure the shade can unfurl perfectly when it's all alone. the flower shape blocks out the light better than a circle, and those outer petals need to be made to an accuracy of 50 to 100 microns. if i may say, this sounds crazy! this sounds like we want to spot some planets,
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what are we going to do? we're going to put a shade in space and we're going to fire it 40,000 kms from the telescope? that sounds insane. yeah, but what's really cool about that if there is this insane concept of how you're going to fly this massive shade so far away, 40,000 kilometres away from the telescope, but once you start breaking it down into little problems, you start testing and build a petal, you build the truss, you build the shield, you realise piece by piece what engineering needs to go in to that problem to solve it. so we just break it down into little problems that we can solve in a piecewise fashion. yeah, and isn't that a great motto for life? take an impossible problem and break it down into more possible chunks. i love the fact that atjpl you can just wander into a random room and it is called something like the extreme terrain mobility lab. that's what they're doing here. they're making robots to cope with extreme terrain. this is axel, which is a robot
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with a pair of wheels that can be lowered down cliffs. and this is fido and athena. these are the prototype is for the mars rovers spirit and opportunity. of course the point about robots is they can do things that humans might want to do but in places that humans can't go. all of these have fairly familiar designs, wheels here, some robots have legs. but kate russell has found one that looks like nothing i have ever seen before. in 2012 the world watched with baited breath as nasa deployed a rover on the surface of mars using a sky crane. this kind of science is incredibly expensive. the rover weighed 900 kilograms, as much of a full grown giraffe. but the equipment required to land it gently had to be able to take the weight of 32 giraffes. total cost? $2.5 billion. it would have been much cheaper
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if curiosity was lightweight, came flat—packed and was sturdy enough just to be dropped on the red planet's surface. meet super ball, a tensgrity robot in development to nasa ames. this lightweight sphere—like matrix can be packed down flat, taking up minimal space in a rocket and vastly reducing launch costs. because of the unique structure of this robot and the fact that it can deform and reform itself and take massive impacts, eventually nasa will be able to literally throw it at the surface of a planet and its scientific payload in the middle will be protected. it's bouncy. once deployed, super ball can handle much rougher terrains then a rover, rolling right over obstacles and up and down hills. tendon wires connecting the struts spool in and out to create momentum, in much the same way as flexing your muscles moves your limbs.
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if it bumps into anything solid, it'll just bounce back. it should even be able to survive falling off a cliff. the next step for super ball is to redesign the robot such that it can actually survive at least a one—storey drop. you can expect to see a system like this on an actual nasa mission probably in 15 or 20 years' time. over atjpl, they are working on limbed robots. it's research spawned from the darpa robotics challenge where teams competed to create highly mobile and dextrous robots that can move, explore and build things without human intervention. the plan for king louis is to be sent into space to build stuff with visual codes a bit like qr codes to guide it. we have a structured environment. we know what we are putting together so we put signposts onto all the bits and pieces of the structure we are putting
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together, that tell the robot a few things. most importantly, it tells the robot where those things it is manipulating are in space, literally and figuratively, so it can align itself better. the codes will also include construction information like which bits go together and how much torque to apply to a bolt. this will allow robots to work autonomously in teams, building space stations or planetary habitats faster and more economically than previously possible. but nasa hasn't completely given up on our four—wheeled space helpers. here we've tried to develop new kinds of robots for future space exploration. this robot, for example, is called k—rex. it's one of our main research robots that we develop and test here in the robotscape at nasa ames. this is a large play area for robots, a proving ground that we use to really try to develop things like navigation or do the mission simulations.
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so, the biggest question perhaps of the day for me, can i drive k—rex? definitely. let's have you do that. yes! now, lots of you think we click reporters have the bestjobs in the world, but after spending a day at the roverscape testing ground, i think there's another contender for that title. i've had some really engaging virtual reality experiences. one of them simply set in an office, but it seems if you are entering at vr world, you might as well go somewhere really exciting, like space. that's where home: a vr spacewalk takes you. inspired by nasa's training programme, it aims to bring a mission in space to the masses. after getting used to your new surroundings, you undertake
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an emergency mission. whilst enjoying views of earth from afar, a friendly hand from a fellow astronaut helps to get you on your way. ah, i can hold a hand. i feel a strange sense of safety there is another astronaut here. the bbc commissioned the experience last year, as its first steps into the world of virtual reality content. we've taken all the storytelling power of the bbc and applied that behind it, so there's a great script, a great narrative and then we've looked at all the cutting edge explorations people are doing around vr, in terms of bio—monitoring, haptic feedback etc etc and trying to bring that into it as a massive piece of learning really. my preview here on the htc vive saw it set up with a chair providing haptic feedback and a heart rate monitor which resulted in my being sent back to base if readings went too high. but apparently i'm very calm in space.
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in march it will be released for vive on steam as well as oculus. oh, goodness! i feel most disorientated! wow, the depth of it i think was the thing that was most surprising. you really got a sense of being up high, seeing things really, really far away. it took a while to get grips with what i was meant to be doing, but just the fact that i was moving around within space was quite incredible. whilst it wasn't possible to create a sense of weightlessness, the pictures were amazing, but obviously, i can't vouch for how true to life they are. hello.
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this is breakfast with ben thompson and sally nugent. campaigners win a legal challenge against donald trump's new immigration restrictions. but there's chaos and confusion as america closes its borders to some muslim countries. good morning. it's sunday 29th january. also ahead: a statue of diana princess of wales is to be built in kensington palace by her sons prince harry and the duke of cambridge. a warning that living standards could be set to fall because of higher inflation
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and stagnating wages. in sport: carl frampton has been beaten for the first time in his career, losing his featherweight title to leo santa cruz in las vegas. and chris has the weather.


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