this is bbc news, the headlines at 11. president tramples america out of the paris climate agreement, he said the current deal gives other countries and unfair advantage over american industry. we're getting out. but we will start to negotiate and we will get a fair deal. fakir both conservatives and labour claimed that they are best placed to manage the brexit process. cousins of the manchester bomber have said they are traumatised by the actions of their cousin saying it will stay with them. a lot of nice words in this election campaign are being directed a blue—collar voters in the industrial north of england, so we thought to try something interesting and ask the two main parties what they will actually do to help economy there. welcome to bbc news.
president trump has announced that america is to withdraw from the paris climate agreement to reduce greenhouse gas emissions worldwide. the treaty was signed by 200 countries just two years ago. president trump said he'd taken the decision because of the the economic burdens imposed by the treaty. our correspondent nick bryant reports from the white house. the white house rose garden, the most fragrant of settings for what environmentalists will see as toxic presidential decision. one that affects ecosystems all over the planet from donald trump's back lawn to the mightiest of oceans and ice sheets. in order to fulfil
in order to fulfil my duty to protect america and its citizens, the united states will withdraw... from the paris climate accord. he slammed this global agreement, a legacy of barack obama, claiming it gave china and other countries an unfair competitive advantage and penalised american workers. from the first word to its last, this was an america first address. this agreement is less about the climate and more about other countries gaining a financial advantage over the united states. the rest of the world applauded when we signed the paris agreement, they went wild, they were so happy. for the simple reason that it put our country, the united states of america, which we all love, at a very, very big economic disadvantage. at what point does america get demeaned?
at what point do they start laughing at us as a country? we want fair treatment for its citizens and we want fair treatment for our taxpayers. we don't want other leaders and other countries laughing at us anymore and they won't be. they won't be. i was elected to represent the citizens of pittsburgh, not paris. for donald trump it is all about the art of the deal. he said he wants to negotiate a better one for america. but he didn't seem that worried if the rest of the world doesn't agree to one. in negotiations to re—enter, either the paris accord, or in really entirely new transactions, on terms that are fair to the united states, its businesses, its workers, its people, its taxpayers, so we're getting out but we will start to negotiate
and we will see if we can make a deal that's fair and if we can, that's great, and if we can't, that's fine. climate change is an american problem too. vert florida, a floodline, rising sea levels risk visit florida, a floodline, rising sea levels risk turning miami beach into a modern day atlantis. a city sub#34er7b8ged by water. even on sunny days it can get water—logged as the tides bring the water up to the doorsteps. further up the coast, the estate here of the president, it is estimated that a quarter of it could be under water in a decade. miami beach is going to disappear. no wonder the local residents are alarmed.
our so—called president think it is is a chinese hoax. i mean, i can't believe it. i live right in the middle of climate change every day. we are so affected here. how dare the leader of this great country say it doesn't exist! travel to the mist west coal and rust belt, there is a different view. here, the paris agreement is seen as a killer of american jobs but head further west to california, a state that long set the pace on green issues on america, there is a democratic governor who promised to conduct his own climate change negotiations with the president of china. donald trump has gone awol. now it is up to the president of china and for california to work with him and other countries to do whatever we can to off set the negative pathway chosen by president trump. this is a decision of enormous planetary and geopolitical significance. critics claiming america has abdicated leadership on the world's biggest problem, that america first, means aamerica alone.
nick bryant, bbc news, washington. the european union says it wants to start brexit negotiations on the 19th ofjune. that's just 11 days after the election. on the campaign trail today, both conservatives and labour insisted they would be ready for the challenge if they formed the next government. theresa may told supporters that britain would be more prosperous outside the eu, whilejeremy corbyn accused mrs may of creating a toxic climate —— in talks with european partners. our political editor laura kuenssberg has the latest. you can see who seems to be enjoying it more but whoever‘s in charge next week, taking us out of the european union is their biggestjob, their biggest opportunity, an the biggest danger too. i am confident that we can fulfil the promise of brexit together and build a britain that is stronger, fairer and even more prosperous than it is today, because the promise of brexit is great, the opportunities
before us enormous. we in labour understand that getting the right deal, one that secures our country's interest for the long—term will be challenging. a matter of serious planning and negotiations, not hectoring and threats. labour is ready. ready to deliver a deal that gives british business and british society the chance to thrive in a post brexit war. beyond those big claims, though, there's a lot we just do not know, about how the next occupant of this place would approach everything once in charge when whitehall really has to get down to work to make brexit happen. both main parties say freedom of movement would come to an end, the prime minister claim it is would make hitting her immigration target
easier. we will be able to control our own borders, ensuring that we continue to attract the brightest and the best to work or study in this country. but ensuring that we have control of that process, so that it's managed properly. but neither the tories nor labour will be explicit about the kind of new system they'd introduce. what about eu citizens here and brits abroad? well the tories say they will be generous but won't guarantee their rights until the same promises are made for uk citizens. but labour... we will start by giving a fair commitment to every eu national who lives here and works here who contributes a huge amount to our society, they will be guaranteed their existing rights and remain in this country. we're out of the single market, a huge european free trading area under both of the main parties‘ plans who say they'd negotiate good terms instead but the scottish national party want a different deal for scotland. we need to try to stay in the single market to protect jobs
and investment and living standards and we need strong smpmps in the house of commons arguing for that. but leaving the eu means huge changes to the law and who's in charge? theresa may declared that it will be our supreme courts and not the european courts that will be in overall charge. but it might not be that straightforward because the continentaljudges oversee some things like the european arrest warrants that we might still want to be part of. labour says it's open to discussions. the lib dems, though, remember, promise whatever the brexit deal, they'd give you another say. the british people have the right to either accept that deal, and in that case we leave the european union on the 1st of april, 2019 or to reject it and remain. i will be very clear as we have been over the last 12 months, i cannot see us
any chance of us getting a better deal than the one we have now. thered be no second vote under labour butjeremy corbyn says he wouldn't walk away until there was an eu a#2k3wr50e789. the tories insist, though, no deal is better than a bad one and she might walk out. yet theresa may is a long way from closing the deal with you. laura kuenssberg, bbc news, westminster. two cousins of the manchester bomber — salman abedi — have been speaking to the bbc tonight, after being released from custody without charge earlier this week. isaac and abz forjani, from fallowfield in manchester, expressed their sympathy with the families of those killed in the manchester bombing and said they had no idea what their cousin was planning to do. imean my i mean my thoughts are obvious, i'm still shocked, it sinking in slowly,
getting by somehow. it's not easy being connected to 22 lost innocent lives. and the fact that the person that did this was related to us by blood is something that you cannot deny and you never think one day you would be sat there getting questioned for seven nights about a horrific crime it is something that will stay with the for the rest of my life and my thoughts are with the family of the victims,, we can try to move on with our lives that they have lost loved ones and i don't know what more to say. what about you? i'm still in shock to be honest. looking at the relationship i've had with sam, it was a close relationship but for him to betray
the image of the family in that mannerand the image of the family in that manner and that way was out of order to be honest, involving 22 people innocent people, traumatised by to be honest with you, it is shocking, it's terrible, it's either going to make a meal break me, it's one of those to be honest. i'm still not over. i'm just feeling sorry for the victims and for the families and for people who've seen it as a big network we were involved in, it is not that, i believe it was all done by one man. who develop some thoughts on the past few years which she kept to himself secretly and never shared with any members of the family. if you did we could have
done something to stop that happening. two cousins of the manchester bomber — salman abedi — meanwhile, the mother of the youngest victim who was killed in the manchester arena bombing has been taken off a life support machine, and now knows about her daughter's death. 8—year—old saffie roussos, from leyland in lancashire, was with her mother and sister at the concert, when she was killed as they left the building. flowers and balloons have been placed outside the family's fish and chip shop. mrs roussos and saffie's sister, ashley, are now said to be recovering and out of danger. security forces in the philippines say they are now in full control of one of the country's biggest hotel resorts, after reports of gunfire and explosions. people fleeing the resorts world complex in the capital manila said a masked gunman had opened fire in a casino. police say nobody has been shot, there are no hostages,
and the motive may have been robbery rather than terrorism. recently president duterte declared martial law in part of the country, where the army is fighting militants linked to the islamic state group. newsday is coming up at midnight. now it's time for newsnight. forget about the polls and ignore personalities, this election is a man to the brexit britain but do the main parties have any idea for how to remodel our connie? i think the objective has got to be to look at creating those higher—productive jobs, those higher—skilled jobs. they don't exist at the present moment in time. we'll ask these two party protagonists what they can do to revitalise britain's industrial heart and make us all rich. he's doing better than many predicted.
so what will labour's anti—corbyn wing do now? mr corbyn is ready to forgive and forget. you know what, i do a lot of group hugs with lots of people. i love a group hug, myself. laughter. opponents of corbyn have been flummoxed by his success. and they're reviewing their tactics. and our latest political bedtime story, from someone who's made a bit of money writing them. there is an apocryphal story about a former united states president. sadly, because of public cynicism about spin, a lot of people believe it.