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this is bbc news. i'm shaun ley. the headlines at 5:00pm. as concern gi’ows over president trump's travel ban, theresa may orders the foreign secretary and home secretary to speak to their us counterparts about the implications for people here. opposition leaders have called for the president's planned state visit to the uk to be cancelled, unless the ban is lifted. i'm not happy with him coming here until this ban is lifted, because look at what is happening with those countries, how many more is it going to be? and what is going to be the long term effect on the rest of the world? over 400,000 people have supported an online petition which says the president should not be invited. in yemen, us commandos have killed at least 30 suspected al-qaeda fighters and civilians in a raid authorised by president trump. also in the next hour, we'll have the story of the australian open tennis final, where roger federer beat his long—standing rival rafael nadal. federer broke down in tears as he
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won his 18th grand slam. it's his first title in five years. coming up, choose life, choose t2 trainspotting. 20 years on from danny boyle's 90s classic, we'll get mark kermode's verdict on that, and the other top releases in the film review. good afternoon, and welcome to bbc news. the british government has intensified its criticism of donald trump's temporary ban on refugees and people from seven countries in the middle east and north africa travelling to the united states. the foreign secretary borisjohnson called the president's new policy "divisive and wrong". mrjohnson and the home secretary amber rudd have been ordered by the prime minister to telephone call their american counterparts to express the british view.
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the labour leaderjeremy corbyn has called for a proposed state visit by president trump to be called off, until the ban is lifted. president trump has denied the measure is aimed at muslims, and says it's "working out nicely". his executive order halted the entire us refugee programme for four months, as well as instituting a three—month travel ban for nationals from iran, iraq, libya, somalia, sudan, syria and yemen. susana mendonca reports. protests have spread across america's airports ever since donald trump's travel ban came into force. at the time, theresa may was in turkey for trade talks, where she failed to criticise the ban when asked about it repeatedly. well, the united states is responsible for the united states‘ policy on refugees. the united kingdom is responsible for the united kingdom's policy on refugees. hours after landing back in britain, number ten issued a statement, insisting the prime minister did not agree with this kind of approach. it added that if there is any impact on uk nationals, then clearly, "we will make representations
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to the us government." the british olympic champion sir mo farah is worried he could be one of those affected, as he was born in somalia and lives in america, where he trains. he described the us policy as coming from a place of ignorance and prejudice, and one of theresa may's very own mps, who was born in iraq, has been told he would be affected. how does it make you feel that donald trump doesn't want you in america, now? gosh, i don't think i've felt discriminated against, probably since little school when kids were very cruel, as a young boy coming from iraq or kurdish origin. for the first time in my life, last night, i felt discriminated against, it was demeaning, it's sad. the foreign secretary, borisjohnson, has now criticised the travel ban on seven merely muslim countries as being divisive and wrong and a petition calling for donald trump not to be invited for a state visit to the uk has picked up pace, gaining enough signatures to be considered for a debate in parliament. i'm not happy with him
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coming here until that ban is lifted, quite honestly. because, look at what is happening with those countries, how many more is it going to be? and what's going to be the long—term effect of this on the rest of the world? but ukip‘s nigel farage has defended the us president. he said mr trump agreed with democracy and was doing what the voters who backed him wanted him to do. he was elected to get tough. he was elected to say he would do everything within his power to protect america from infiltration by isis terrorists. now, you know, there are seven countries on that list. he's entitled to do this. in america, the opposition continues, with families being kept apart by the travel ban. for the british government, it's perhaps a sign of the challenges ahead of trying to maintain a special relationship with a president who has some very different views to the uk. susana mendonca, bbc news. and earlier i spoke to susanna,
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who gave me more on theresa may telling the foreign secretary and home secretary to discuss the travel ban with their us counterparts. we understand that theresa may has ordered both boris johnson the foreign secretary, and also amber rudd the home secretary, to make representations to their opposite numbers in the us state department, and in homeland security. and to basically raise the issue of uk nationals who could be affected by this, and she has reiterated her opposition to this policy that she disagrees with it. so, a much tougher message from theresa may now, than we perhaps had yesterday. there has been some criticism, even from conservative mps, that maybe the government has been a bit on the back foot on this. enjoying the positive headlines from meeting president trump, and therefore being perhaps too reluctant at an early stage to say, look, we think this policy is wrong. yes, and following that press conference in turkey yesterday, where the prime minister didn't
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actually say she was opposed to the us policy, there was a lot of criticism that came in, as you say, from lots of parties, including conservatives. there were conservative mps who were saying the special relationship isn't as important as british values, and maintaining those british values. the prime minister was criticised for that. we of course had that statement from her late last night, and then today we've had ministers lining up to reiterate the view of downing street, that this is not a policy that they support. you've had borisjohnson talking about it being divisive and wrong. we also have that same message from david gauke, the chief secretary to the treasury, when he spoke to us earlier he used the same language. trying to hammer home that message that she doesn't agree with this. of course, i think there are a lot of people who would have liked her to say that when she was asked on camera. how big a dilemma is it for british government ministers and diplomats to be critical of the united states, when for so long, we have largely walked in step with them?
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historically, i'm struggling to think beyond the vietnam war of many examples where british and americans have been directly critical of each other, at the highest level. in terms of that special relationship that people talk about, britain and the us have generally had the same values as well. so perhaps easier to be in sync when you're both coming from the same perspective. i think with donald trump, he's a very different character. we've had a couple of occasions now, there was the waterboarding comments he made on the day that theresa may went to meet him, which were difficult for her, because britain doesn't perceive the idea of torture, it doesn't agree with that... he was saying torture works. he was saying torture works, and so that was difficult for her on that day. and literally the day after she's met him, we have this other situation, where he banning people from muslim countries from coming in, refugees from coming in. again, very difficult has. you've got people like
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sirmo farah saying, because he's a somali by birth, although also british, he's worried that he might be affected. indeed, and he's not the only person who would be affected. one of our mps is also affected. a lot of british nationals who were originally born in some of those countries that we are talking about. and so those people will be affected. the challenge for theresa may is that she does want to maintain this close relationship with donald trump, she wants to have good trade ties with him after we leave the european union, and so how far can she go in being critical of him, and could itjeopardise that relationship going forward. that no doubt is playing in her mind, when she's thinking about how to approach this. speaking on nbc television's meet the press programme, the president's chief of staff, reince priebus, defended the executive order, claiming it didn't cause chaos at airports across the country. i think it's one of these things, and if you ask a lot of the people at the customs and border patrol, they would just tell you you got to rip off the band—aid and you have to move forward. it wasn't chaos, the fact
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of the matter is 325,00 people from foreign countries came into the united states yesterday and 109 people were detained for further questioning most of those people were moved out. we got a couple dozen more that remain and i would suspect as long as they are not awful people they will move through before a half a day today and perhaps some of these people should be detained further and if they are folks that should not be in this country they are going to be detained. so apologize for nothing here. the us senate majority leader, the republican mitch mcconnell, has urged caution in the implementation of the president's order. it's important to remember that some of our best sources in the war against radical islamic terrorism are muslims. both in this country and overseas. and we have had some
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difficulty in the past getting interpreters, as you suggested in your earlier segment, who are helpful to us. treated properly. we need to be careful as we do this, improving vetting... but right now they are being detained. do we support this not support this? they are being detained. do we support this not support this7m will be decided in the court is whether or not this has gone too far. i don't want to criticise him for improving vetting. we need to be careful, we don't have religious tests in this country. in the past you've called a muslim ban inconsistent with american values, whether president says this isn't an outright muslim ban, even if this is temporary, how is this order consistent with american values?“ they are looking to tighten the vetting process, who would be against that? i am opposed to religious tests. the courts are going to determine whether this is
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too broad... it sounds like you are opposed to certain parts of this. if we are detaining or holding back people who have helped americans in the fight, then you are opposed to certain parts of this? the president has a lot of latitude to try and secure the country. i'm not going to make a blanket criticism of this effort. however, ithink make a blanket criticism of this effort. however, i think it's important to remember, a lot of muslims are our best sources in the war against terror. that was mitch mcconnell who leads the republicans in the senate. and let's speak to our correspondent in washington, gary 0'donoghue. is there a sign that there is starting to be some nervousness among republicans about the impact and implications of this executive order? yes, that's true. not only is there a legal problem but there is a political problem, or an increasing
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political problem, or an increasing political problem, or an increasing political problem now. you've got a handful of republican senators expressing varying levels of concern. you heard mitch mcconnell bear. we've had another senator telling the president to slow down. particularly concerned about the way refugees might be treated as well, and of course green card holders who have been through an extensive process of vetting to get a green card. they are also being affected by this. there are some concerns, but also, if you're donald trump, and he's been tweeting this morning saying look at the chaos in europe, we need extreme vetting. if you're donald trump you know those people protesting at the airport is probably didn't vote for you. there will be millions out there who specifically did vote for you to ta ke specifically did vote for you to take this kind of action. he is fulfilling a promise, in a sense. but they will fight hard in the courts, i'm sure. there will be a lot of toing and froing with lawyers for 30 days. and then there will be
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the party management side, where they will have to ensure if they wa nt to ta ke they will have to ensure if they want to take further action and extend this action, then they can get senators on side for that. there's a pretty narrow majority in the senate republicans at the moment. you can't afford half a dozen peeling off. mr chuck schumer has been saying that not only is he agitating the democrats might try and do something in congress to overturn this, but perhaps more interestingly, he says he was told by the secretary for homeland security, secretary kelly, that this wouldn't apply to green card holders. but apparently there are reports that some people with green cards have found themselves held up. it's as if perhaps the people on the ground implementing this, and the people in the white house issuing it, have not perhaps communicated very effectively how this should apply? i think that's right.
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yesterday we got a drip drip of interpretations coming out. first of all it was just the visas from the seven countries, then it was green cards, then it was dual nationality. reince priebus has been saying it doesn't apply to green cards but we have had reports that green cards are specifically covered, because the state department and others were saying to us yesterday that if you have a green card you would have to seek a waiver and they would be judged on a case—by—case basis. if there's now a blanket 0k judged on a case—by—case basis. if there's now a blanket ok on green cards, that would be a change from what happened yesterday. a certain amount of confusion. their argument is we had to do this swiftly because if we had allowed a window for eve ryo ne if we had allowed a window for everyone to get up to speed, that would have allowed a window for people who shouldn't be heard to, in. they have an argument based on
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not giving anyone any notice that they were imposing this, which is why some people were literally in the airand caught why some people were literally in the air and caught up in this when they got american airports. we've heard airlines having to change their rosters because they might be affected when they do theirjobs as cabin staff for pilots. leaving aside the specifics, and we seen these protests on the ground, we've seen these protests on the ground, we've seen large numbers of people going to airports to demonstrate. many of those people probably didn't support president trump. how would you think this particular policy into the broader shape of what mr trump is trying to do in office? it's part of the idea of america first. america first has a resonance in american politics going back to the 30s. he's said very openly, i'm not talking about the america first in the 30s but it's an echo of isolationism,
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that the groupings of people that wa nted that the groupings of people that wanted to keep america out of the second world war for example, there we re second world war for example, there were overtones at the time, not overtones, there were pretty anti—semitic elements to that at the time. explicitly anti—semitic elements at the time. but he has resurrected this phrase america first. and honestly, you do get a lot of american president who come into power, it happens in britain too, saying i'm going to focus on domestic policy. no more foreign adventures, what matters is what happens at home. so he's doing that to the nth degree, and that's not unusual. it is part of that process of saying, the two long he argues americans have been too nice to everyone, whether it be on trade, an immigration, on overseas aid, whether it be an intervention.
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trying to do too much, time to focus on ordinary americans. you can see there, that these border controls fit into that philosophy is. no more mr nice guy. it's an intriguing thought. thank you. in yemen, us commandos have carried out an attack, killing 14 suspected al-qaeda fighters. one american service person was killed and three others injured. sources in al—bidah province say the attack began with an air strike on one particular house. the raid, which us military officials say was authorised by president trump, appears to mark an intensification of america's efforts to target the militants in yemen. local sources in this remote area, in the depths of yemen, are saying this raid began around the time of sunrise. first with an air strike, then with helicopters sweeping in
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and depositing commandos. there seems to have been a quite substantial gun battle. the main target seems to have been the home ofan target seems to have been the home of an al-qaeda commander, who was killed. the americans say that mr trump himself personally authorised this operation, the first time he's done that since taking office. there we re done that since taking office. there were these american casualties. 0ne dead and three wounded. they also say one of the aircraft involved was forced into some sort of hard landing. we don't know what might have brought that about, was the plane damaged, was it a mechanical problem or something else. the americans say they killed 14 militants, local sources put the figure higher. they say there were civilian casualties, at least a dozen, women and children killed too. the americans had been going after al-qaeda in yemen for years, but almost always by means of air strikes, drone strikes. so this attack on the ground is something
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new and seems to suggest an intensification, an escalation. but it should be remembered that this complex operation no doubt was in the works for weeks. not something the works for weeks. not something the new administration just creamed up the new administration just creamed up in the week it's been in power. —— dream dot. no surprise president trump would have been happy to authorise this operation. he's made it abundantly clear he wants to see a more aggressive military approach to groups like al-qaeda, he wants to see more american firepower unleashed. no doubt life will get tougher under mr trump for the jihadis. more of them will be killed. it's also possible more civilians will be killed. there's a strong argument that more civilian deaths leads to deep loathing of america places like yemen and that might drive more people into the arms of al-qaeda. two activists have been arrested after entering a site belonging to the defence manufacturer bae systems at warton in lancashire.
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they were attempting to disarm planes bound for saudi arabia. the rev dan woodhouse, a methodist minster in leeds, and sam walton, a quaker activist, issued a statement admitting their actions. the two men said they were trying to prevent the delivery of fighter jets to the saudi government, which they claim would be used in the bombing of the yemen. the northern ireland secretary has criticised the way inquiries are being conducted into the troubles. james brokenshire said the current re—investigations into the conflict focused "disproportionately" on the police and the army. a number of former soldiers are facing prosecution for deaths during the 30 years of violence. jeremy corbyn has warned his shadow cabinet that it will be "impossible" for them to keep theirjobs if they vote against triggering the start of the brexit process. the labour leader has ordered his party's mps to support the bill when it reaches the commons. two of his front bench have already resigned over the issue. as we've been hearing the white
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house chief of staff has defended president trump's executive order targeting immigration from seven predominantly muslim countries. democrat senator chuck schumer has just been speaking, and has promised to organise opposition to the executive order. this executive order... was mean—spirited and un—american. it was implemented in a way that created chaos and confusion across the country and will only serve to embolden and inspire those around the globe who will do us harm. it must be reversed immediately. senate democrats are going to introduce legislation to overturn this and move it as quickly as we can. and i, as your senator from new york, will claw, scrap and
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fight with every fibre of my being. senator chuck schumer speaking in new york. joining me now via webcam from washington is david bier, the immigration policy analyst at the cato institute's center for global liberty and prosperity. thank you forjoining us. let the asked you —— let me ask you, what is the legality of the executive order? certainly within the president's authority to reduce refugee admissions. that portion of the order is going to be upheld as legal and constitutional. as far as removing the people who have already arrived in the united states, people who are refugees cannot be removed under international or domestic us law back to places where they might face persecution. and so, that portion of the order is likely to struck down. we've already seen
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judges ruling against the administration. as far as legal permanent residents, people coming to the united states to live here permanently, the law is very specific in that you cannot discriminate against people based on nationality, who are legal permanent residents, who are immigrants coming here to live in the united states permanently. and so, that portion is extremely suspect. i expect we'll see court challenges shortly. we are discussing the matter with several liberty groups who want to file lawsuits to stop this order from going forward. you've written an article on this and you point out that in the 1960s, the us government did do that, it said in one case, cuba, no cuban national could come. why can't it do that these seven
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countries in north africa and the middle east? congress has control over immigration authorities. what the rule is, you can't discriminate based on national origin. in the cuba example, congress specifically authorised the president to expedite the admission of cubans. so, when congress makes an exception to the rule, it's ok, but when the president decides to override the rule, that's when he is overstepping his authority. that's what i'm arguing... just to be clear about this, ina arguing... just to be clear about this, in a sense he may have got this, in a sense he may have got this the wrong way round. if it gone to congress and his republican allies in the majority in both houses, saying, this is what we need to do, and they'd done it, then it probably would have been caught to prove. but the executive doing it on its own is a real problem? —— it
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probably would have been court—proof. probably would have been court-proof. exactly. the many years we excluded almost all asians, all africans, most of eastern europe was excluded. but we changed that in the 19605. excluded. but we changed that in the 1960s. we banned discrimination based on national origin, and congress writes the rules that the immigration system. it's very odd to see many of the same people who are criticising president 0bama's executive actions, now defend this incredible overreach by the trump administration. the question is, this is a three—month temporary ban, but by the time the courts have actually ruled on this, isn't there actually ruled on this, isn't there a danger it will already have happened, innocence the damage will have been done? —— in a sense. happened, innocence the damage will have been done? -- in a sense. it's very likely it will take some time to get this overturned. the idea that this is an only 90 day ban is just intended to confuse people. it
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is for at least 90 days. the entire order is premised on the idea it will be extended beyond that. furthermore, as far as the comparison to president 0bama's orders, they were temporary as well. he said he would extend the stay of undocumented immigrants for a couple of years, not forever. both of them we re of years, not forever. both of them were temporary, it's odd to see people who were condemning president 0bama's orders now proclaimed these are somehow bullet—proof. 0bama's orders now proclaimed these are somehow bullet-proof. thank you. thank you forgiving of some useful context as we report this story. —— forgiving us some useful context. polls have opened in france where the socialist party is choosing its candidate for april's presidential election. manuel valls, a former prime minister, is leading in the polls. his opponent is benoit hamon.
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the party faces a tough battle from france's right wing. twe nty—two twenty—two people, mostly chinese nationals, have been rescued after a malaysian boat sank in rough seas off the coast of borneo. three bodies had been recovered and six other people remain unaccounted for. 0fficials other people remain unaccounted for. officials say the vessel was hit by big waves and sank whilst on its way toa big waves and sank whilst on its way to a popular tourist island. 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 much involved. it will be a difficult task, as it will always face criticism, whether it's a true likeness. 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 hyde park in london. diana's sister lady sarah mccorquodale 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 personally they would like to see it.
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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. simon jones, bbc news. now let's take a look at the weather as we approach february. today, england and wales, not a very nice day at all. thick cloud, outbreaks of rain. scotland have had some sunshine. more rain is on the way, it'll become quite windy. potentially very windy towards the end of the week. we've been looking at this satellite picture for the last day or two macro. lots of clouds racing in our direction. first lump of cloud moved over towards the east and behind it, a legacy of grey skies and drizzle. a huge contrast in temperatures. clear skies and very frosty in scotland,
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some icy patches as well. plymouth will be waking up to mild weather, 10 degrees. it's raining across cornwall, devon, just about getting into pembrokeshire. lots of cloud. grey skies, drizzle, mist in places as well. then we get to southern scotland, a bit of sunshine. a nice sunny start and a frosty one in the glens, it could be —7 or even —10 in some areas. not in major towns, though. tomorrow some sunshine across scotland and the far north—east of england. for the bulk of northern ireland, wales and england, it will be cloudy. the mildest of the weather in the south—west. certainly double figures. in london around 10 degrees. but gray, drizzly picture continues, white through the afternoon on monday into the evening hours. 0n afternoon on monday into the evening hours. on tuesday we've got yet more cloud. look at these blobs of blue.
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finally, the mild air eventually reaches scotland. temperatures up to 10 degrees, even in glasgow. maybe straying across the far east of the uk. rain on and off through the course of the day. on wednesday we are between weather systems. another one is coming into the north. the bulk of england and wales should get some sunny bulk of england and wales should get some sunny spells. 0n bulk of england and wales should get some sunny spells. on thursday, a big area of low pressure. this is going to send some very strong winds and heavy rain in our direction. it's going to get windy, blustery at the very least. that will bring yet more mild airto the very least. that will bring yet more mild air to most parts of the country. this is bbc news. the headlines: as concerns increase over president trump's travel ban, theresa may orders her foreign and home secretary to speak to their us counterparts about the implications for british citizens. borisjohnson has called for
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exemptions to be made for britons who are dual nationals. 0pposition leaders have called for the president's planned state visit to the uk to be cancelled unless the ban is lifted. over 400,000 people have supported an online petition which says the president should not be invited. in yemen us commandos have killed at least 30 suspected al-qaeda fighters and civilians in a raid authorised by president trump. a us service member was also killed in the operation. those are the headlines, it is time now for the sport, and jessica. good afternoon, everyone. roger federer turned back the clock, winning his 18th grand slam title with a five—set victory over rafa nadal, in the australian open final. at 35 years old, it's been five long years since he won his last major title. tim hague has more.
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roger federer and rafa nadal, a match—up made in tennis heaven and a final no one could have predicted, yet everyone wanted to see. and this, with 31 majors between them, lived up to expectations. back and forth, like two prized fighters. federer struck the first blow, but nadal, like his opponent, is a man winding back the clock. he didn't disappear. relentless and ruthless in equal measure, and this match was level. but not for long. the 17—time grand slam champion produced some scintillating stuff in the third set, taking on nadal and beating him easily, 6—1. and while the contest was as engaging as ever, so were they. a peculiar point to pop the question. yet it didn't distract the spaniard. in the bullring and taking the set by the horns. you can only applaud play like that.
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it meant we inevitably went to a fifth and final decider. there were so many break points, three of them executed, two in favour of federer. an 18th grand slam title for a 35—year—old many think is the greatest. after this, it would be hard to disagree. tim hague, bbc news. i don't think either one of us believed we would be in the finals of australia when we saw each other at the academy five months ago, and here we stand in the finals. tennis isa here we stand in the finals. tennis is a tough sport, there's no drawers, but if there was going to be one i would be happy to accept a draw tonight and share it with rafa. good things can happen, and it can happen here, but especially on clay.
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i have been playing solid from the baseline. if i made that happen, i think i can keep having success on ha rd think i can keep having success on hard courts, but on clay especially. the fa cup shocks have continued today. two non—league teams are through to the last 16 of the fa cup, for the first time in it's history. cup, for the first time in its history. yesterday we saw lincoln city march past brighton, and today sutton united have stunned leeds. sutton captainjamie collins was the difference, scoring early in the second half from the penalty spot. leeds are currently fourth in the championship, sutton play in the national league — 83 places below. the fifth round draw is tomorrow evening. we were due to play lincoln on saturday the 18th, that got called off last night because lincoln got through. we have got through today, you can almost guarantee we will draw lincoln on the 18th as we should have played them and you will
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get a non—league team in the quarterfinal. that will never happen again. and the shocks continued, with two premier league teams being knocked out. championship side fulham beat hull city 4—1 at craven cottage, and millwall won 1—0 at home to watford. jim lumsden reports. the den isn't an easy place to win a battle. last week developers looks to have their proposals shelved, know what was watford whose plans came under scrutiny and their defence was picked apart after a few seconds. the premier league side are 40 places above their south london opposition but their opportunities we re opposition but their opportunities were few. m illwall opposition but their opportunities were few. millwall sprung a surprise by beating bournemouth in the last round, and another shot began to look likely. with a few minutes remaining, they were in the fifth round as steve morrison sent his side through. watford joined the ra nks side through. watford joined the ra n ks of side through. watford joined the ranks of those who recently found it doesn't pay to mess with millwall. across london, another premier league side were to be punished for
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putting out a weakened team as hull fell foul of full. luke rowe put the championship side ahead after quarter of an hour. they levelled on 45 minutes before chris martin restored full on's lead. hull proceeded to fall apart. two more goals made it 4—1 but that was half the story. hull look to have a possible escape routes when they we re possible escape routes when they were awarded a penalty. but on what had become a chastening day for hernandez and his hull team—mates, fulham were rescued again. manchester united are also in fa cup action today, playing wigan at old trafford. wayne rooney was honoured before kick off for surpassing sir bobby charlton's goal scoring record for united. but it was wigan who threatened for much of the first half. before marouane fellaini put united ahead with their first attempt on target. 12 minutes into the second half chris smalling added a second to put
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united on the brink of a place in the fifth round. it is now 4—0 in the last few minutes, manchester united looking good for a place in the fifth round. celtic have extended their unbeaten domestic run to a record 27 matches by beating hearts 4—0 in the scottish premiership. callum mcgregor opened the scoring with the pick of the game's goals at celtic park. they had to wait until the second half for another with scott sinclair netting twice and patrick roberts also getting in on the act. the win broke the 50—year—old record set by celtic‘s lisbon lions team. west ham's dmitri payet looks set to rejoin his old club marseille, after both clubs agreed a 25 million pound fee.
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payet signed a new contract with west ham in february last year, but has faulted this season, with manager slaven bilic saying payet no longer wanted to play for the club. the t20 series between england and india will go to a decider, after india won a thrilling second match by five runs, to level the three—match series. it went right down to the last ball, as drew savage reports. it's not been the most successful of tours, but england had an excellent chance to finish it on the right note. winning the toss and deciding to bowl looks like a good decision, captain virat kohli removed early on. but on a pitch that wasn't giving a some hefty hitting kept india in the game. 71 offjust 47 balls. england took three wickets in the 20th over, including jordan. a victory target of 135 looked
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reachable. this was a ball is game, england were slowed down, ben stokes swung away but missed almost as many as he hit, england needed eight from the last over. exit route, jos buttler. england needed six off the last ball, and you cannot deny india deserved to take the series to a decider. england winger anthony watson will miss the six nations games against france and wales, because of a hamstring strain. the bath player will be out for three to four weeks, with grand slam winners england beginning their title defence at twickenham next saturday. carl frampton says he feels like he's let down his fans, after suffering his first professional loss against leo santa cruz. frampton lost to the mexican fighter on points, and relinquishes his wba featherweight title. reporter thomas kane is in las vegas. it was another thrilling contest
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between these two top—class fighters. frampton was gracious in defeat admitting he felt his opponent deserved the victory. straightaway the focus turned to another immediate rematch with the belfast boxer believing the bout should take place this summer in his home city. obviously i'm very disappointed. it was a good fight. i think mainly we've had 23 rounds of each other and they have all been pretty competitive. it is 1—1 now, s0 pretty competitive. it is 1—1 now, so if i'm going to look at any positive out of this, we have to make it a trilogy. it has to happen again. leo is a tremendous fighter, congratulations to the new champion, and hopefully he can do it again. i feel like i have come to the states twice now and leo has said he would do it in belfast at the time. i hope he's a man of his word, he can come
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and stay at my house if he wants and we can get it on for a third time. leo, would you be willing to come to belfast? of course, i am a man of my word. it would be inconvenient for me to go to belfast but i am a man of my word. i respect carl frampton and it is —— if it is up to me i will go but it is up to my promoter and my managerand will go but it is up to my promoter and my manager and they have to come to an agreement. if i say yes, they will make me go, if it was up to me i would. do you see that as your next fight, doing it straightaway? hopefully. we have had two fights already, they were both pretty close and everything so we will make it a third time and give the fans a good fight. this featherweight rivalry has captured the imagination of the boxing world. agility makes sense for both parties as frampton aims to
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win back his world title. katie archibald claimed her third gold medal on the final day of the national track championships in manchester. the olympic team pursuit champion added the points title to previous victories in scratch and individual pursuit, as well as her silver in the keirin. that's all the sport for now. you can keep up to date with all those stories on the bbc sport website. manchester united still 4—0 in the last few minutes. we'll have much more in sportsday at 6:30pm. now it's time for the film review. hello, and welcome to the film review on bbc news.
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to take us through this week's cinema releases, as ever, mark kermode is with me, and what will you be telling us? it is a very big week. trainspotting t2, they meet up after 20 years. then we have sing, a film by the people that brought us minions. and, hacksaw ridge, mel gibson at war. trainspotting 2. i can't wait. t2 trainspotting. one of those titles 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 as by age and by disappointment and by a degree of emasculation in the way in which their lives have not worked out as they have expected. begby has been in prison and spud, when renton first finds him, has basically all but lost the will to live, until his friend returns and gives him new vigour.
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here is a clip. i can't fail again. i need to detox the system. spud, detox the system? what does that even mean? it doesn't mean anything. it's not getting it out of your body that's the problem, it's getting it out of your mind. you are an addict. you think i haven't heard that 100,000 times? iam trying. so, be addicted. be addicted to something else. you have got to channel it, you have got to control it. people try all sorts. some people try boxing. boxing?! it was just an example. what did you channel it into?
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getting away. that clip is interesting because it was funny but ends on a melancholic note. as somebody who saw the original 20 years ago, i remember being really astonished by how dark it was. but people forget about how shocking it was. what i liked about this was it felt like a film about middle age, about the way in which the world changes, about the way in which the characters' bodies have changed, their characteristics have changed, and as with so many of danny boyle's films, it's about friendship, the way the present loops back to the past and has this elegiac longing for the past. it is also very much a modern movie. my only reservation with this,
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i thought it worked really well because i didn't want to be let down. i didn't want them to be revisiting this for cash, for money, because that is an easy thing to do. it is a film with integrity. the screenwriterjohn hodge has created something new. they have created something artistic. it is really well directed. my only question would be, i don't know what it would look like if you were a young viewer seeing it for the first time, not having all that history with trainspotting, because a lot of what it is doing is playing with the past. but i like that about it. the interplay between the past and the present. it's like meeting these characters again and genuinely seeing what time has done to them. and the screenplay of the original from the irvine welsh book was funny and quite philosophical. a brilliant screenplay. is it as good? i think he has done a brilliantjob.
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there are an awful lot of laughs in it. it is definitely more melancholic than the original. it doesn't have that vampiric bite that the original had, not the venomous feeling. but what it does have is a sense of ennui, though i feel like i am underselling it. a sense that life is full of disappointments but somehow finding vibrancy and giving a voice to those characters who would otherwise have been written off as deadbeats again, following on that tradition. i am looking forward to your other choice, sing. sing is about a group of animals in a singing competition. it is garth jennings, it is garthjennings, best known as the sum of rambo. it is garth jennings, best known as the son of rambo. it owes a lot more to mickey rooney, judy garland, old school, let's put the show on here rather than a singing competition. it starts out as a singing competition but moves on to saving a theatre. it won me over very gradually. at the beginning i thought
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it was just sweet—natured fun but as it went on, it started to have that charm, that old—fashioned throwback charm which i loved from all those old musicals. you can tell it's notjust something which is just fluff. yes, it's bright and shiny with more pop tunes in it than you could wave a stick at, but it has something important. it has a bit of heart in it and that is down to garthjennings. hacksaw ridge. mel gibson reinventing himself again? the film that rehabilitated mel gibson. this is about someone who volunteered as a medic in world war ii and refused to carry a weapon into the unfolding horror of war. let's see a clip. how come you don't fight? you think you are better than us? no. what if you were attacked? do you like that?
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bible says to turn the other cheek, you see, i don't think this is a question of religion, fellows. i think this is cowardice, plain and simple. is that right? well, go on. take a poke. i'll tell you what, i'm going to give you a free shot. right there. hit me. go on. let him have it. the peculiar thing about this film is before i saw it, i heard people comparing it to apocalypto, what i think is mel gibson's best film but this is not it. this is two films fighting for supremacy. the first half of it is almost cheesy. it's saccharine sweet, almost. then we moved to the war scenes and they are brutal and bloody and if you have seen
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the passion of the christ, you know that mel gibson absolutely really does gore. what that means is you get two separate movies going on. sometimes the battle sequences are absolutely horrific and up there with the steven spielberg stuff from saving private ryan but sometimes they teeter over into something which approachs parody, almost tropic thunder, so you get a weird mix. the movie feels like it is pulling in a number of different ways. i came out of this slightly baffled because there are things in it that are really cheesy, some things that are really saccharine, other things that are brutal, and i think it has moments that are really striking. the story is powerful. it is a true story and i have read a bit about him in the past. it is a great story. the point about that was that he is
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a brave man and refused to fight. just because the story is great, doesn't mean the film is consistently great. i wondered if the saccharine start at the beginning was mel gibson trying to prepare the american public to find someone who was a conscientious objector brave. i don't know whether that is what's going on. i literally spent the first third of the film thinking, when is this going to turn into the great movie that everyone tells me it is? once we got into the war sequences, as i said, he can do that stuff really well, but he can also push it too far. not clint eastwood then? no, but that is an interesting comparison because his movies are different to an american audience than to a british audience. what more can we say about la la land? i love it. people are concerned that it is not as good as we have been saying, like it is overhyped, but i haven't stopped singing it since i saw it. that phrase that he plays on the
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piano. which incidentally is clearly ripped off from mad world. i loved la la land. best film and best director for the baftas and the oscars? yes, i think it will absolutely sweep the board. finally, under the shadow, which i haven't seen yet. you must, because you will absolutely love it. it is a british production set in jordan. filmed in farsi. it is about a mother and her daughter in an apartment building being shelled but they are being terrorised by a jinn spirit. it owes a debt to things like the shining, rosemary's baby. like the tenant, rosemary's baby. it is smart, it is influenced by the guillermo del toro and i promise
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you will love it. right, that is my homework for the weekend. i shall look for under the shadow. you will find more film news and reviews across the bbc including all our previous shows on the website. thank you for watching. enjoy the movies. today england and wales, not a very nice day at all, thick cloud and outbreaks of rain. scotland has had some sunshine. this is the week ahead, more rain and it will become quite windy as well, potentially very windy towards the end of the week. we've been looking at the satellite picture for the last few days, lots of clouds racing in our direction. the first lump of cloud went over today, that is the rain moving over to the east and behind ita moving over to the east and behind it a legacy of grey skies, drizzle and missed in places, but a huge
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contrasting temperatures. in scotla nd contrasting temperatures. in scotland some icy patches, but plymouth will be waking up to mild weather, 10 degrees. the rush—hour but it is raining across devon and cornwall. a lot of cloud here, grey skies, drizzle and missed in places. then we get to southern scotland, some sunshine here and actually nice sunny start. in the glens it could be minus seven. in some areas, minus ten. for the bulk of northern ireland, wales and england, ithink it will be cloudy, and against the mildest of the weather in the south—west. that grey, drizzly picture continues right through the afternoon on monday into the evening hours. then choose dates we have got yet more cloud with these blobs of blue, the outbreaks of rain. finally
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been milder air reaches scotland and if you don't like the cold, that's good news. may be struggling a little bit across the uk. rain on and off through the course of the day. wednesday we are in between weather systems, one clearing towards the east, another coming into the northwest eventually. most of england and wales should get sunny spells. then on thursday, a big area of low pressure which is going to send some very strong winds and heavy rain in our direction. how windy it will get, it is too early to say, but blustery at least which will bring more mild air to most parts of the country. this is bbc news. the headlines at six : as concern grows over president trump's travel ban, theresa may orders the foreign secretary and home secretary to speak to their us counterparts about the implications for people here. labour leaderjeremy corbyn has called for the president's planned
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state visit to the uk to be cancelled unless the ban is lifted. in yemen, us commandos have killed at least 30 suspected al-qaeda fighters and civilians in a raid authorised by president trump. and in sportsday, we'll have a full round up of today's action as sutton united pull off one of the biggest shocks of this season's fa cup.
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