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tv   The Papers  BBC News  February 26, 2017 10:30pm-10:45pm GMT

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hello, this is bbc news. we'll be taking a look at tomorrow mornings papers in a moment — first the headlines. jeremy corbyn says he takes his share of responsibility for his party's defeat by the conservatives in the copeland by—election. speaking at the scottish labour conference — he urged the party to unite. i've been elected twice to lead this party. i've very proud to lead this party. all my energies go into leading this party — all our members‘ energies go into this party. britain faces a ‘sustained and serious‘ level of terror threat from islamist extremists — that‘s according to the independent reviewer of terrorism laws. sir mo farah has reiterated that he is a clean athlete after a leaked report by the us anti—doping agency suggested that his coach alberto salazar may have broken drugs rules. in a further sign of worsening relations between donald trump and the media, the us president has announced he won‘t attend this year‘s white house correspondents dinner.
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hello and welcome to our look ahead to what the the papers will be bringing us tomorrow. with me are the journalists james rampton and martin bentham, home affairs editor at the london evening standard. good evening. we can look at some of the front pages. the metro leads with a story about five people hit by a car in south london. the paper also marks the oscars 2017 with a picture of actress emma stone. the financial times reports on the tensions between some american banks
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who employ thousands of people outside the us. and the new president, who‘s promised to bring jobs back to the us. the express claims that millions of us will be forced to carry on working into our 805, following a warning from a former pensions minister. the daily telegraph features a photo of the british actress naomi harris ahead of the oscars. we can start with the times newspaper. this story about the scots demanding a new referendum. curious because i thought it had gone away. referendum. curious because i thought it had gone awaym referendum. curious because i thought it had gone away. it is a ticking time bomb not going away. seniorfigures in the ticking time bomb not going away. senior figures in the government say the impact of brexit on the uk devolution settlement is the government‘s greatest concern at present. the rumours are swirling
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about nicola sturgeon, first minister in scotland, is preparing to table another referendum when brexit, i‘m sorry, when article 50 is triggered. if the uk prime minister theresa may rejects that, people say it could cause a constitutional crisis and i think that the state of the union is one of the things that is very much in play, and i would say is one of the disastrous consequences of brexit, like the border between northern ireland and the republic that has not been properly worked out by the uk government and i fear it will lead to a lot of plot on the carpet. the last opinion poll i recall about this had a large majority of scottish people against a new referendum will stop does it mean the sands are shifting? not that we know of. nicola sturgeon wants to
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hold a gun to theresa may's head and has been doing all along. of course, it isa has been doing all along. of course, it is a legitimate fear number 10 will have, and it would be destabilising it a vote was to take place. the problem for nicola sturgeon is what you said. the opinion polls indicate the majority would be against. she will not want to hold one if she thinks she will lose. some of the key things that stopped the scottish people voting in favour last time remain, such as they would not remain part of the eu, even though nicola sturgeon went to brussels to try to strike some sort of deal. that is an uncertain prospect and the official position from europe is they would not be pa rt of from europe is they would not be part of the eu, and also they would have to be part of the pound sterling. and if they have that, we would control economic policy in this country and the rate of
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exchange. there are complexities. echoes of the referendum in the first place. i noticed this story about concerns about northern ireland. apparently the cabinet have been discussing that. there are going to be elections this friday for stormont because the assembly dissolved earlier this year over another crisis. it seems that there is an intense sense of disorder and chaos that is wreaking this nation at the moment and the fact that there is not a sitting government within northern ireland makes it all the more difficult. the republic come into play here because that is the only land border the uk will have with the eu, has at the moment and will have after brexit. i think these are incredibly difficult
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constitutional issues and i fear the government does not have answers to them. we will talk about it later. we are back in an hour. another interesting story, about tech giants and cyber bullying. this is an issue that concerns people, certainly parents and adults as well, that the story here is facebook, twitter and others are summoned to whitehall to demand there are better ways of identifying people who are abusing other people on social media and basically making their lives unpleasant or worse and trying to re move unpleasant or worse and trying to remove that content in the way they seek to do with extremist and terrorism material, and there has beena terrorism material, and there has been a concern not enough has been done. women have talked about the problem where they get misogynistic
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abuse and so on. it is an important issue that the government is trying to put pressure on some of these technology companies to try to address. the technology company claimed they work hard and if you are threatened with actual violence it isa are threatened with actual violence it is a matter for the police. it ties in with a shocking story you featured about the singer lily allen who said she has come off twitter because she was getting abuse, if you can believe it, because she had a stillbirth. shocking is an overused word but it is shocking people could think that is a legitimate thing to do. what diane abbott said i found legitimate thing to do. what diane abbott said ifound disturbing was that yes, you can block someone but they can change their name and start abusing with the new dame and there is no way of tracing this. part of the concern is that it is up to the individual who is being persecuted to raise that concern with the
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social media provider, that is a criticism made and the idea behind this i think is that the company would proactively act to identify the stuff -.,,,... would proactively act to identify the stuff. - they! would proactively act to identify the stuff. - they identify word the stuff... they identify word usage and patterns of behaviour and they can do that. they have a close eye on what is going on and that is the idea behind this.|j eye on what is going on and that is the idea behind this. i think the police could be more proactive. they have prosecuted successfully, the cps, the file anti—semite who abused the labour mp. cps, the file anti—semite who abused the labourmp. i cps, the file anti—semite who abused the labour mp. i think more should be done because the iron of this storm, the people there, are released offering. harassment. that isa criminal released offering. harassment. that is a criminal offence potentially. the times newspaper has a picture
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that older viewers, and older presenters, may be familiar with. margaret thatcher with norman tebbit beside her. shejust had an election victory. what is this about?” believe a certain presenter was there that night. i cannot deny it. you are too young! 1987. the famous night when margaret thatcher held up three fingers because it was her third victory and norman tebbit, her great ally, by her side and the great ally, by her side and the great irony is that building, when it was relinquished by the tories, was given to the eu india is now called europe house. one of the bonuses of brexit is they will try to buy it back. there is a rich irony that mrs thatcher was brought down by her antipathy towards europe when she said no, no, no, dejected
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—— to delors. when she said no, no, no, dejected -- to delors. one wonders about property values in that part of london and whether they can afford it. only the eu can afford it! the daily express understory, they mention it on the front page but the details are inside and familiar figures, nigel farage and donald trump. nigel farage again with donald trump, at a dinner this time on the saturday night, last night. dinner with donald it is captioned. nigel farage showing again what great friends he is. not many people in this country are keen on donald trump but nigel farage seems to be and there he is at the centre of it. i was interested in the table setting. he seems a little bit far
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away. perhaps not central enough for his liking. but grinning like the cheshire cat. it looks like the dinner party from hell. two of the most unpleasant people on the planet sitting at the same table, that is my view. there will be many people thinking, that is great, nigel farage is making contact with donald trump but as a journalist, at the moment, ifeel angry trump but as a journalist, at the moment, i feel angry with what the president is doing. he has excluded the bbc and new york times and washington post from briefings and it is the first time a sitting us president does not go to the white house correspondent ‘s dinner and there is a hostility to the press thatis there is a hostility to the press that is not democratic and to make it worse nigel farage says the media is losing the battle big time. but thatis is losing the battle big time. but that is my view. within the story, the pictures were posted on twitter
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amid rumours theresa may will increase attempts to woo the president with an invitation to address the tory conference in october. it seems the president‘s much talked about visit seems to be slipping back. i am not sure if this is the second one. maybe a second one. it would seem unlikely he would come twice. that would be a political visit and the state visit would be a state to state interchange. there would be one visit. .. interchange. there would be one visit... you cannot have us president here quickly for a conference. i hear he will be doing a stand—up slot in a pub in balham that night, as well! the financial times. trump on television. what is this about? this is a small story proving comedy gold on tv. his comic
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foes in the us, their ratings revenues have shot up because he is easy to lampoon. we had a great clip on your news bulletin earlier of the white house dinner from 2011 with barack obama, who was then president, making fun of donald trump in the audience. of course, trying to have comedy then and the joke at the time was donald trump becoming president. that was meant to be funny and it has now become reality. i read somewhere it was that moment when donald trump sitting there, not smiling, and fed up... livid. it may have been the moment he thought, right, i will go for thejob. moment he thought, right, i will go for the job. i would say the satirical programmes are really working because donald trump is so upset about them. saturday night live, they did a brilliant impression, by alec baldwin, and he was tweeting in the programme saying
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it was a disgrace, as its ratings we nt it was a disgrace, as its ratings went through the roof. and then there was a brilliant impersonation of sean spicer attacking journalists, with the podium. sean spicer said it was beyond me. you know you are effective if your targets complain. a lot of people all over the world think donald trump is terrible, but his popularity generally among american voters, record low for an incoming president, his standing among republican supporters, nobody has had it higher. of course. as a journalist, i agree about the media ina sense, journalist, i agree about the media in a sense, on the other hand, that has been his strategy. he can argue he communicates in his own way with the people he wants to communicate with and we are some corrupting influence between. not what i think, but that is his stance and it has been effective for him will stop of
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course, it becomes worrying whether it is based on


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