tv World Business Report BBC News June 5, 2017 5:30am-5:46am BST
this is bbc news, the headlines: police investigating the terror attack in london say they know the identity of the three men who killed seven people and injured dozens of others. the islamic state group has said its fighters carried out the attack. the first victim of the attack has been named. she's christine archibald, who was thirty years old and from canada. her family said she would have have had "no understanding of the callous cruelty that caused her death". facebook has said it wants to make itself a hostile environment for people who carry out acts of terror. british prime minister theresa may called on technology companies to do more to tackle extremist content online. pop star ariana grande, whose show in britain was hit by a suicide bomber two weeks ago, has been back on stage again in manchester to play a huge benefit concert for victims of the attack. twenty—two people died in the bombing. following the attack
on london bridge, we'll hear from an expert on whether the uk security forces are in need of more funding. and the bosses of the world's biggest airlines are holding their annual meeting. we'll take a look at the issues facing the industry and safety is top of the agenda. i'm sally bundock also in the programme the uk prime minister accuses the likes of facebook and google as providing a "safe space" for terrorist ideology — we'll have the reaction from the social media
giants in a few moments. the leader of the uk labour partyjeremy corbyn has accused the government of trying to "protect the public on the cheap" in a speech focusing on the london terror incident. on saturday evening 7 people were killed and dozens injured in a terrorist attack carried out by 3 men who were shot dead by police within minutes of the attack taking place. it was britain's second major terrorist incident in the space of twelve days. it began when a hired van was used to knock down pedestrians on london bridge. 3 men wearing fake suicide vests then left the vehicle and began stabbing people in pubs and bars in nearby borough market. within 8 minutes the three men had been confronted and shot dead by police. a member of the public was also injured in the exchanges. the labour leaderjeremy corbyn says
the reduction in the number of police officers is a sign the security forces are not getting the resources required. despite this, the conservative security minister ben wallace says the labour leaders comments mark a u—turn on his previous stance on counter—terror laws. we were talking two weeks ago, following the events in manchester and it is ashamed to be having this conversation so and it is ashamed to be having this conversation so soon and it is ashamed to be having this conversation so soon but we have an election and i have mentioned the discussions going on post saturday evening about resources in our police, your thoughts. there is no hiding from the fact that resources have dropped since 2010. police will
a lwa ys have dropped since 2010. police will always wa nt have dropped since 2010. police will always want more resources to deal with this threat but the response capability was absolutely fantastic, to be able to deal with it in h—back minutes was fantastic. ——8. the ship will go towards the prevent side of things —— the shift. will go towards the prevent side of things -- the shift. this is a policy put in place by current government is where they are trying to prevent something like this by having better discussion with wilson communities? it is part of the counter terrorism strategy which is a reporting mechanism for people who have suspicions about people or areas of community that might be looking to organise and participate
in these kind of attacks. it is about getting in touch with officials. a report in 2016, 7500 calls were made. somebody spoke to us calls were made. somebody spoke to us to say he is a neighbour of one of the three men involved in the london bridge attack and he says he reported one of them to the police, the same with the manchester bomb many saying they were concerned about his behaviour and he had been reported. is it just about his behaviour and he had been reported. is itjust too many individuals being named and they cannot respond to that? the complexity of the threat we currently face is an enormous task. 3000 people on a watch list and you cannot physically watch all those people all the time so you need to
have key targets. 550 active investigations active at one time in counter terrorism. did they miss anything? should they have been higher prioritise? how can they ensure in future attacks date prioritise them. thank you again for coming in and sharing your expertise. following the attack this weekend, the uk prime minister theresa may has hit out at the role of internet companies which she described as providing a "safe space" for terrorist ideology. 0ur reporterjoe lynam has the details. theresa may, the british prime minister, called on the internet companies to do an awful lot more to tackle the dissemination of extremist and offensive material on the internet. while the tone was
new, it was angrier, the message is not. in the manifesto ahead of the election, the prime minister called for sanctions on internet companies for sanctions on internet companies for failing for sanctions on internet companies forfailing to back for sanctions on internet companies for failing to back down offensive material quickly enough. internet companies responded today saying they would be doing a lot more. twitter, facebook and google say they are on an international panel to share material with one another. they have a database together and digitally print offensive videos and posts. but with 400 hours of videos posted on youtube every single minute and 2 billion active users on facebook, there is so much that can be done by soft wear. you need the human eye editorial and judgement. but it is never enough especially when people are killed on the street. and security is of paramount importance to the airline sector.
it has performed well in recent years, despite fierce competition and ongoing fears over security. but as the international trade body — iata — meets for its annual get together in mexico could 2017 be a year of change for the industry? profits last year were at a record high at $35.6 billion — with passenger numbers up 6.3 percent compared to 2015. but iata has since downgraded its outlook for this year saying the rising cost of oil will provide a headwind for the industry but also the increase in security measures. the question of whether the united states will extend its ban on laptops in the cabin for all international flights remains unanswered. the us already has a ban on large electronic devices on flights to and from eight mostly—muslim countries. with me is victoria moores, european editor for air transport world. good morning and thank you for
coming in. the issue of security and the laptop ban. what will they be discussing today? what we saw a few weeks back was this rapidly implemented ban on large electronic devices, items larger than an iphone on specific flights to the us. the uk quickly reciprocated and put in a band, not quite the same but very similar. in recent weeks, talk of the widening of the band. 0fficials in talk with each other about widening the ban. the impact on traffic could be absolutely huge. and the impact on some airlines have been huge. precisely. in the april
numbers, released by iata, you could see it was in packing travel to and from the middle east and iata iata saying this could have an impact on productivity. it could be as wide as it is over $4 billion. 50% of business travellers have said they would rethink their business travel if employees cannot take their la ptop if employees cannot take their laptop on board. tell us about brexit as well, the likes of easyjet grappling with that? precisely. with brexit, a lot of people do not realise how highly regulated the airline industry it is. for example, the fact that our airlines are able to fly to europe is wrapped up in an agreement that we can fly freely and it took a long time to be put in
place. what we are looking at, worse case scenario, this is what ryanair have said, cessation of all flights to and from europe. in theory it is a bit of posturing. also flights to america because we are governed under european rules for our flights to the us. it is a big thing that needs to be unscrambling an airlines will need to start taking bookings for next year and they need an a nswer for next year and they need an answer sooner rather than later. we will keep close eye on the iata meeting. i will see you soon. saturday's attack happened just four days before the general election which will go ahead as planned on thursday.
national campaigning was suspended for the day by all major parties except ukip. the prime minister insisted that established methods of tackling extremism had to change and that there'd been far too much tolerance of extremism in our country. 0ur political correspondent alex forsyth reports on the political reaction. for the second time in two weeks, the flags are at half mast, a mark of respect, for the same reason the election debate deliberately muted most up—to—date but politicians did come out to universally condemned this attack and praised the emergency services and from the prime minister, much tougher talk on tackling terrorism. here it seems an attempt to offer more than platitudes about the country ‘s protection. the direction clear but
little detail about what that means. not least for some muslim communities who to have a sense of angen communities who to have a sense of anger. muslim communities across the uk are outraged. three terror attacks in the last three months and it is intolerable that anyone living in this country. we want to work together with our government and civil society to tackle terrorism. labour's answer, criticising the conservatives over police funding, promising more officers. all parties are determined democracy will not be derailed by today, in the fight against terrorism, any sense of victory feels a faraway and any a nswer victory feels a faraway and any answer feels far away. one thing many are holding onto, an attack to undermine democracy has only strengthened the wheel of those protecting it. the headlines: police investigating
the terror attack say they know the density of the three men who killed seven people and injured dozens of others. the so—called islamic state group said its fighters carried out the attack. the first big them has been named, christine archibald, 30 yea rs old been named, christine archibald, 30 years old from canada. herfamily said she would had no understanding of the callous cruelty that caused her death. facebook said it wants to make a hostile environment for people carrying out terror attacks. theresa may calls on technology companies to do more to tackle extremist post online. ariana grande has been back on stage in manchester
with many other high profile names in the musical industry. they were playing at a benefit concert for the victims of the attack. 22 people died in the bombing in manchester. time now for our newspaper review. let's take a look now on what's making headlines around the world. we start with the telegraph. it claims counter—terrorism officers have been monitoring an alleged extremist cell in barking since march and secretly recorded individuals plotting a van and knife attack in london.