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fact, you properly page here, in fact, you properly cannot see closely enough. every single story there is about donald trump's presidency. this particular wonder we are following, jeff sessions, the attorney general, saying that he never had any dealings with any russian officials dreaded presidential campaign. it has turned out, apparently, he did. so did he lie under oath? the guardian says that british prime minister theresa may is defiant on brexit — and plans to overturn a demand by the upper house of parliament to guarantee the rights of eu citizens living in the uk after britain leaves the eu. snap, the company that owns snapchat has been valued at $24 billion, despite having never made a profit. that article is on the bbc news website and says the company's listing on the us stock market will turn its founders into billionaires. the times reports on stock markets hitting record highs following president trump's speech to congress after he pledged a trillion dollar infrastructure plan for the us, as well as striking
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what the paper says was "his most conciliatory" tone to date. ahead of the start of presidential elections in france next month, the new york times looks at what it calls "a growing fear" by the french that their way of life is facing extinction. and lastly, could a new method of reviving frozen donor organs save millions of lives? the telegraph reports on a new discovery by scientists that they say could end the donor shortage crisis. joining us is nick hungerford, founder of the investment management company, nutmeg. if you travel on the london tube, i a lwa ys if you travel on the london tube, i always say that i know the guy who i’u ns always say that i know the guy who runs the company. and the latest allegations, donald trump's supporters are saying it is just soui’ grapes. supporters are saying it is just sour grapes. it is looking more and more like it is notjust that. to use a sporting analogy, we would say that sessions might have abided by the letter of the law, but sir ben by the spirit of the law. and what has happened here is that he has
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taken the line that he was asked very specific questions, did you meet with the russian ambassador to talk about the presidential election? and he is saying no. i met the russian ambassador to talk about x, y, orz. ithink there the russian ambassador to talk about x, y, or z. i think there will be a lot of controversy, and this storm will continue to brew, primarily because he was the person in charge of the justice department, because he was the person in charge of thejustice department, and the fbi, and the investigation into whether donald trump's campaign did anything untoward to collaborate the russians before the presidential election. —— he is the person in charge. so will he reduce and sell? will usain bolt? this is the kind of thing that means he will have to step away. unfortunate, the donald trump, it means an ally will not be in charge of that investigation. —— will he recuse himself? —— will he stay? mostly they are worried about
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russia in terms of cyber espionage. i think everybody now is concern about who is interfering with their relation. it gives anyone any excuse to say these results were flawed or are there was a mistake —— or there was a mistake is something went wrong. so obviously this does need to be taken, but ijust worry with this one that unless we get an true transparency, and people start saying you know what, i did see these people, this will rumble on and cause so these people, this will rumble on and cause so many these people, this will rumble on and cause so many problems and delays when trying to get things to happen. the guardian has as its front page what happened in the house of lords. these were unelected peers that sit there and are able to give their opinion and vote on government bills that come through. they want a change to the brexit bill. that is one that is made us not want. absolutely. the change they have asked for is a guarantee of the rights of the 3 million or so european citizens who are living in the uk, and to allow them to stay.
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now, trees and the government are saying that, hang on me, we will decide on this, and we will make sure that they can stay, after we have triggered article 50. and the reason the government is saying this is that they believe that their negotiating position, particularly with regard to people who are british and living in the eu, will be stronger after they have triggered article 50. so this is a back and forth. ultimately, the house of commons, who are the elected representatives of government, can pushes through anyway. and it looks like that is what will happen. but we have two be clear, here, about thisjust what will happen. but we have two be clear, here, about this just been one change relating to those 3 million europeans who are living in the uk. i understand what you are saying. reciprocity is the key. theresa may was those assurances for british national is living in the eu. would it not be more humane to say if you are a british national, and you're married to a french
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national, your spouse can stay if we leave the eu? i am not sure if it affects spousal visas as well that affects... people are worried about their spouses! sure, absolutely, there could be some cloudy about this. but we had to think about what is best for the country as a whole. and i suppose that what the governor does saying is let's do all the negotiating of ones rather than picking of these items, in case we get taken advantage of by the people we are negotiating with. that mac you excited about the snapchat flotation? absolutely. rob lever biggest quotations as facebook in 2012. at a similar company. —— are you excited about the snapchat flotation. the founders of this company had gone to meet this success , company had gone to meet this success, and not often in the world we see that sort of muggy being
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turned down as they did when facebook made an offer. it did happen when the boss of yahoo turned down an offer from microsoft to be bought. and it was actually a bad decision when you look back. in order mean? dark zuckerberg can day billion and then 100 billion. and 110w billion and then 100 billion. and now obviously he is doing a lot better. —— turned down $1 billion and then $100 billion. but there is and then $100 billion. but there is a much cash about. for a company like this, the share price will pull the go through the roof. that indicates to me how many people are trying to get their money into deals. whose cash are we talking about? money into deals went into slates are so low. you need to put the money somewhere you can make money. whose cash is at? the one that individuals can most relate to as pension funds. and this relates to our next tory about market hitting an all—time high. as sally
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said, interest rates are so low. interest rate might be going up a little bit, which could be damaging for bond prices. so people are looking to the stock market almost asa looking to the stock market almost as a way to preserve capital, which is just extraordinary. that considering where we have been. and so considering where we have been. and so items like snapchat give these pension fund endowments shoot sovereign wealth problems. the opportunity to put money in and sees upside. this article in the new york times, on their front page, it is very interesting. itjust times, on their front page, it is very interesting. it just says simply " frenchness withering away. " it is interesting because having this debate in our country about what is british society is that what are we now? beazley, in the run—up to the elections in france, it is a very emotive issue, isn't it? is happening all over the world. i would be surprised if you was all over the world said that they had lost a lot of local feeling. it is easy to see why. these global
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companies are able to deliver anything from anywhere cat any time. social networks and lady to connect, but there is not that sentence of local community. it is notjust about the movement of people. it is about... and hubei 's white? you are not on the street by your groceries any more. you could be in the bakery in france... —— who buys white. there will always be banquettes and croissant. —— —— baguettes and croissants. it were a country that opted out instead of opting in... this is a story about freezing. when the medical society
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try to preserve organs, they freeze into a temper to —300 degrees brownite, 200 celsius, and the problem is warming up. had you warm them again when so much destruction happens when you want at? signed in america have discovered a new way of warming up that does not damage the organs. to put that in perspective, if half the organs that are thrown away today were saved, we would get rid of waiting lists in two years. that is incredible. that is incredible. so we need more people giving organs and more ways to warn of. we could really start savings and lies. thank you very much for joining us, indeed. have a really good day. thank you forjoining us. see you soon. a blustery night out there for some
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of us, piccadilly across southern parts of the uk, around bristol. —— well, a very blustery night out there for some of us, particularly across southern parts of the uk, especially the south—west, around the bristol channel. breezy inland too. and really, the weather is going to be very unsettled over the next few days. lots of clouds, lots of weather fronts out there in the atlantic, ready to come our way. this is what we've got through the early hours. here are the winds, quite strong in the south. some rain and hill snow across more central parts of the uk. and then we've got temperatures near freezing across the north, with some showers as well. now, the good news is that the winds will ease, eventually, through the course of the morning. it will still stay relatively breezy, and you can see there's a bit of cloud and rain again across parts of the midlands wales and the north—west in the morning. but i think by lunchtime, most of the uk should be enjoying fine weather. so this is a snapshot of thursday at 3pm in the afternoon. predominantly sunny, really a very pleasant day, quite breezy, though, still, especially across that south—eastern portion of the uk.
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some nice weather through yorkshire, not so bad in the north—west. but then, eventually, into northern ireland and scotland, we run into here, and there's quite a few showers around, and it feels on the chilly side as well. and there is a rain on the way for northern ireland. that won't arrive until thursday evening. clearfor a time in the evening across the rest of the country, before more rain. so these are low pressures here spiralling our way. this is the start of a very unsettled period through friday. and that's going to take us right into sunday as well. so rain around on friday, at least for some of us, not necessarily there in scotland. could be even sunny in the afternoon. and then by the time we get to saturday, that weather front‘s still with us, or at least that area of low pressure is with us, with the cloud and rain spiralling around it. it will be quite breezy as well. wherever they rain occurs, it is going to feel on the chilly side, probably no higher than about six degrees, six or seven degrees, across some of these more northern areas, and barely touching double figures in the south. plymouth, i suspect, around 9. that takes us across saturday into europe then. and what's it looking
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like across the rest of the continent? actually, quite a bit slow to come across the alps. unsettled for spain. very unsettled, as we have established, across the uk, and also into france as well. so a large chunk of western europe experiencing that very changeable weather on saturday. and into sunday, the same thing continues. you can see lots of fronts here. low pressure across the uk. brolly to hand. but clearly there will be breaks in the weather. it is not pouring all the time. here is the weather for the weekend if you happen to be thinking about it already. so, wet at times, and the winds will be quite strong, and it will feel on the chilly side. hello, this is breakfast, with lousie minchin and charlie stayt. too few detectives and insufficient action to track down suspects. a new report warns about the state of the police service in england and wales. the body which oversees policing standards says some forces are putting the public at unacceptable risk. good morning, it's thursday
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the second of march. also this morning: they have voted contents, 358. not contents, 256. so the contents have it. the first defeat for the brexit bill in the house of lords.
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