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this is bbc news. lam i am rachel schofield. the headlines at 3pm. the chancellor, philip hammond, has told an audience of business leaders that the government wants to manage migration after brexit, but not shut it down. i am confident we can do a brexit deal that puts jobs and prosperity first. that reassures employers that they will still be able to access the talent that they need. jerod coyne, who stood against len mccluskey, says he has been sacked by the union. barclays bank and four of its former senior executives have been charged with fraud arising from the financial crisis in 2008. a review into the murder of a toddler in fife has said there were "missed opportunities" which could potentially have prevented the abuse he suffered. the family of a man arrested after a terror attack near a london mosque say they are "shocked" and "devastated".
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in the next hour staying out for the summer. it could be the hottest heatwave in june for twenty years. but as the temperature soars, a health warning is issued to those struggling to stay cool. and andy murray begins his campaign to defend his title at queen's. he says another successful week there will be a ‘big boost for wimbledon.‘ the chancellor, phillip hammond, has called for a brexit deal which puts jobs and prosperity first, saying is seeking to manage migration, not "shut it down".
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giving his delayed mansion house speech in the city of london, mr hammond suggested the current border arrangements of the eu's customs union should be maintained for an "implementation period". the governor of the bank of england, mark carney, said the time was not right for an interest rate rise as wage growth is falling and the impact of brexit on the economy is unclear. our economics correspondent, andrew verity, reports. the chancellor's brexit agenda was supposed to be delivered over a sumptuous banquet at the city's mansion house, but it was cancelled following the grenfell tower tragedy. today, he turned up at the same venue for a glass of water, no bow—tie, and not a single mention of austerity, only sober warnings about what brexit should and shouldn't mean. when the british people voted lastjune they did not vote to become poorer, or less secure. they did vote to leave the eu, and we will leave the eu. but it must be done in a way that works for britain. in a way that prioritises british jobs and underpins britain's prosperity.
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today, one of the uk's successful export industries gave its own warning that unfavourable divorce arrangements with the eu would be worse than any threat or challenge they have faced in modern times. car industry executives think a favourable divorce could take five years, not two. we need to be brutally honest. the chances of getting the bespoke cover has a deal we need the chances of getting the bespoke comprehensive deal we need is going to take a long time. and we don't have a long time with the clock ticking. what we need is a back—up plan. ideally we want to remain in the single market, certainly in the customs union, for the duration until we get that new arrangement.
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the car industry needs to know if, during the transition, there will be tariffs to make cars more expensive and less competitive when they are exported to europe. as long as they don't know it's hard to plan investment. and without investment the economy cannot grow as fast. there have been warnings that too hard a brexit could cause other economic problems. if fewer people are coming into the country that could mean fewer taxes rolling in so the chancellor outspent his income more easily, the deficit on in other words, gets worse. on that view, the risk is the harder the brexit the higher the deficit. if it means fewerjobs, especially in the city, philip hammond has made it clear, but today mark carney warned that any transition, hard or soft, wouldn't be easy. depending on whether and when any transition arrangement can be agreed, firms on either side of the channel may soon need to activate contingency plans. and before long, we will all begin to find out the extent to which brexit is a gentle stroll along a smooth path towards a land of cake and consumption. the bank of england said it believes weaker wage growth is likely while the transition takes place.
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and, it says, there is little it can do with interest rates to prevent that. andrew verity, bbc news. and andy verity is with me now. two big hitters speaking today. what struck you? the customs union. we didn't vote for a single market back in the 70s, we voted for a customs union which means you don't pay tariffs. ukip each other the same non—tariffs and give all other countries the same. the car industry is very concerned that we may be outside the customs union. we want to stay in it. let hammond says it will be like being in it but outside
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of it. it depends whether we can have the same tariff free arrangements even if we are outside the customs union. it's this and settled period causing business concern? if you are a car-maker, it might take £1 billion to develop a car. you've got to develop it for three years and then sell it for another seven and that requires planning. you need to know your costs, whether you can compete, export successfully. the car industry is saying this is sinking ca i’s industry is saying this is sinking cars at the moment. even if the transition to brexit takes longer than two years, they need to know what it looks like. we think transition will be a buzzword. they will be things in place that tide us overfor a while will be things in place that tide us over for a while and it's crucial
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what they are. the key question is does it look like it is now, or more like brexit, which means the brexiteers feel left out, but if not, then the car industry is a big worry. other news now. the former business secretary, sir vince cable, has become the first to throw his hat in the ring to replace tim farron as leader of the liberal democrats. after losing his seat in 2015, he has just returned as mp for twickenham in this month's general election. declaring his candidacy, he said he would work to secure a second referendum on any brexit deal. and we'll be speaking to sir vince cable at four o'clock this afternoon here on the news channel. the serious fraud office has charged barclays bank and four former senior executives with fraud. the case is connected to billions of pounds the bank attracted from qatari investors so it
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could avoid a government bailout during the financial crisis in 2008. those charged include the bank's former chief executive, john varley. our business correspondent, simon gompertz, reports. the end of an era for british banking, some of the biggest names go cap in hand to the government. the financial crisis, banks in danger of failing, lloyds and rbs had to be bailed out. but barclays bank got billions of pounds of help from oil—rich gulf states, including qatar. now the charge is over how that was done. i am going to ask you one more time, move, please! the chief executive at the time, john varley, becomes the first head of a bank to face criminal charges from the crisis. if the allegations were to be proved, my sense is this would result in a fine for barclays, rather than the loss of its banking licence. it would be a fine that a bank of this size could comfortably handle. the individuals themselves, the fact of being charged itself
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must be a hammer blow. the five year investiagtion related to two bouts of fundraising in 2008 which raised £12 billion, mostly by selling new ba rclay‘s shares. it focused on more than £330 million of advisory fees paid to qataris. there were questions about the transparency of these payments, and a loan of over £2 billion made by barclay‘s to the state of qatar, just after the shares were being bought. john varley faces two charges of conspiracy to commit fraud through false representation betweenjune and october of 2008. and one charge of unlawful financial assistance. rogerjenkins who was head of investment banking time faces the same three charges. his lawyer said he'd vigorously defend homself against them. thomas kalaris, the former boss of barclays wealth division faces one charge of conspiracy to commit fraud, as does richard boath, another seniorfigure, who said he had no case to answer. barclays plc itself faces all the same charges as a company. barclays managed to avoid being rescued by the taxpayer
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in the financial crisis, yet it has become tainted by some of the most serious allegations to come out of that episode. its response to those charges is to say it is considering its position, while it waits for more information from the serious fraud office. fraud charges carry sentences of up to ten years if individuals are convicted but it doesn't stop there for barclay‘s. the fca is considering a heavy fine. ba rclays says it faces investigations in the us, as well. simon gompertz, bbc news. a review into the murder of toddler liam fee in fife in 2014 has said there were "missed opportunities" which might have saved his life. the two—year—old was murdered by his mother, rachel, and her partner, nyomi, after a campaign of mental and physical abuse, including locking him in a cage. but the independent review said liam's death could not have been
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predicted and that significant improvements had been made to services since 2014. our news correspondent, andrew black, is in glasgow and has been following the story. he was two years old when he was murdered by by his mother, rachel and her partner. by his mother, rachel and her partner. in glenrothes in march 2014. both women received life terms. liam died after a ruptured heart after blunt force trauma to the body and he had been subjected to a sustained campaign of physical and mental abuse. following the trial, an independent review was launched into the circumstances leading up to his death there after a number of witnesses that told the trial that they had raised concerns about the toddler's health
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and well—being with social services, and today, we had the main findings of that review which have been published by fife council. it said that liam's death could not have been predicted but it said that there were missed opportunities across services to provide support to the family that could have led to a better understanding of their circumstances, preventing harm potentially liam suffered. his mother and her partner were considered to be devious and manipulative and hindered social services using disguised compliance to play off one health professional against another. crucially, this review found that since 2014, significant improvements have been made across all services. in a timely report has come out, we have had some reaction from the independent chair of fife child protection committee,
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and he says the results of this case review paint a picture of services struggling to see through the dealings of manipulative parents. he said there were aspects of the case that could have been managed more effectively, but his main point is that today's report has provided a way of emphasising improvement that could go across old child protection agencies, and he hopes that provides reinsurance that everything that has been outlined in this review is being put in place or is in place already. police are continuing to question a 47—year—old man, after a van was driven into a crowd of muslim worshippers in north london. one person, who was being given first aid when the van struck, has died. nine others were taken to hospital. recent attacks have led to renewed calls for the government to reverse planned police funding cuts. daniela relph reports. the flowers and messages close
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to finsbury park mosque. they are words of defiance, of unity. overnight, 24 hours after the attack, worshippers returned to the mosque. the regular rhythm of prayer during ramadan was unbroken, despite the violence of the night before. the attack here added to the unrelenting pressure on the police in london. the met‘s commissioner was among those who visited yesterday and joined a vigil. today she spoke out about the strain on her force. we are not having any fewer calls from the public for help. we are stretched. i'm talking with the mayor and the government about the resources that we need, i believe, in the future. as well as the regular work in a busy capital city, the met police has faced an intense few weeks. with the terror attacks, as well as the loss of pc keith palmer. a former commissioner now believes any government cutbacks planned for the met have to be stopped. the cuts being considered,
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certainly for the met, need reconsideration. as far as i understand, they are to lose a further £400 million by 2021 on top of £600 million in the last few years. that means the met must be a quarter less in size than when i left. reconsidered what? no cuts. looking at what is happening, the idea of continuously cutting the police service's budget is seen as an absurdity at this stage. there is a calm here now after the distress of yesterday, but that doesn't take away from the fact that this is a community feeling unsettled and concerned. the police cordons have been moved. to look around finsbury park is back to normal. but yesterday's attack has deeply shocked the muslim community here. they feel targeted, vulnerable, and uneasy. we feel like something needs to be done. more things need to be done. islamophobia, unfortunately, is on the rise and so is hate crime, so we have to do something
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to stop this madness. the cycle of violence will lead us nowhere. this is a community that needs reassurance. in a city with a police force facing exceptional challenges. daniela relph, bbc news, finsbury park. let's cross to finsbury park, and speak to our correspondent, lisa hampele. multi—faith communities have been living happily side—by—side here, for many years. we have had people quietly coming up, writing things such as, we stand together. people have been writing from the heart. schoolchildren, coming home from school at the end of the day,
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signing the wall. not in my name. let's find the courage to love. those are some of the things. sadiq khan has said we need to stand together but people here are feeling u nsettled. together but people here are feeling unsettled. that was live from finsbury park. the headlines on bbc news: the chancellor, philip hammond, has told an audience of business leaders that the government wants to manage migration after brexit, but not shut it down. gerard coyne who ran against len mccluskey as part of unite union says he has been sacked by the
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union. barclays bank, and four of its former senior executives, have been charged with fraud arising from the financial crisis in 2008. johanna konta gets into the last 16. jose mourinho has become embroiled ina tax jose mourinho has become embroiled in a tax issue after his work with real madrid. barry purnell is being
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charged with further... he is due to appear via video link at southwark magistrates' courts next week. searing temperatures and high winds have created raging forest fires in portugal which have killed more than sixty people and injured over a hundred. the fire first took hold in a densely forested region in the pedro gow grandee area, north—east of the capital, lisbon. more than a thousand fire fighters are still battling to get control — and some villages have been all but burnt to the ground. jonny dymond reports. from the air, smoke, fire and forest. after four days, portugal still burns. on the ground, desperate attempts to control the blaze. and up close all locals can do is watch and wait as the fire consumes their country.
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dozens are dead, more than 100 injured. through the night firefighters battled the blaze. the work, hard and dangerous. the fire seemingly unending. the new day brought not hope but more smoke. the fire had taken anything in its path. residents spoke of terrifying attempts to escape the blaze. translation: when i arrived fire was everywhere, i couldn't turn back so i continued thinking to run from fire. there was a lot of fire, there was fire everywhere. the authorities say that the fire could be controlled today. but the commander of portugal's national emergency services is more cautious. "although 70% of the fire," he says, "is under control, there is a lot of work to do.
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the 30% which are still active worry us a lot." the destruction is terrible. homes, roads, people trapped in their cars as the fire swept around them. as portugal mourns its dead, it hopes for an end to the conflagration. but temperatures are rising again and humidity is falling. for portugal's exhausted firefighters, there is more to come. jonny dymond, bbc news. gerard coyne, the unite union official who stood against len mccluskey in a recent leadership
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battle has been sacked by the union. he was a unite west midlands regional secretary who was suspended just before the result. let's speak now to our correspondent. after this bruising leadership contest, as the ballots were being counted, gerard coyne was sacked from his job and unite would not say much at the time but gerard coyne said it was about literature he had distributed during that contest saying things which could have been seen as defamatory towards len mccluskey. gerard coyne hasissued towards len mccluskey. gerard coyne has issued a statement saying that the charges against him are trumped
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up the charges against him are trumped up and he was subjected to what he called a kangaroo court. he was disparaging about the process and all this shows that this is what happens if you stand up to len mccluskey and the unite machine. he says he will challenge this decision but we don't expect to hear any more from unite about this today. it was a divisive and difficult contest for them. it was one by then mccluskey ona them. it was one by then mccluskey on a 6000 vote from a 12% voter ship. but it still seems to be carrying on. we know len lasky was a big supporter ofjeremy corbyn. was this a left — right argument within the union. len mccluskey was close
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tojeremy corbyn. gerard coyne said that they should move away from being close to the labour party. he lost that argument. it was seen as a proxy battle betweenjeremy corbyn and len mccluskey on one hand and then the more moderate forces within then the more moderate forces within the union on the other. now, after the union on the other. now, after the election, jeremy corbyn is safe in hisjob. it doesn't the election, jeremy corbyn is safe in his job. it doesn't quite the election, jeremy corbyn is safe in hisjob. it doesn't quite happy impact had the election result being different and if we were talking about a leadership competition within labour. an american student detained by north korea for 17 months has died, days after being released and flown home to the united states in a coma. otto warmbier, who was 22, was sentenced to 15 years' hard labour after being convicted of stealing a political poster. steve evans sent this report from seoul. this was the last the outside world
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heard from otto warmbier. cries of anguish as he was sentenced to 15 years' hard labour in north korea. save this poor and innocent scapegoat. his crime, stealing a hotel sign in what seemed like a student prank. 17 months later, he returned home to ohio, in a coma. a week later he is dead. north korea says the coma resulted from an illness more than a year ago. but americans are sceptical. why did north korea keep it secret if it did happen so long ago, they ask? president trump called the regime brutal. otto warmbier has just passed away. he spent a year and a
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half in north korea. a lot of bad things happened but at least we got him home to be with his parents where they were so happy to see him even though he was in a very tough condition. but he just passed away a little while ago. it's a brutal regime. the family issued a statement that north korea had killed their son. it said that... there are at least six south korean citizens and three us citizens being held by north korea. the president of south korea here wants access to them to check on the health. north korea is very unlikely to grant that. in otto warmbier‘s hometown, signs of welcome have become marks of mourning. in america, his death is prompting outrage against the regime in pyongyang.
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stephen evans, bbc news, south korea. we will have headlines for you in a moment a look at your weather. there will be heatwaves and a lot more sunshine to come. high levels of uv so if you're out in the sun there any length of time, it's worth using some suncream. temperatures into the low 30s down south and fresher conditions across the north—east. in north east england, it will have temperatures that are 10 celsius lower than yesterday. there is a lot of cloud moving in from the north sea. bring in grey skies and even a little bit of missed. mist.
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high temperatures in heathrow. and in devon. there could be an odd, thundery shower later in the afternoon. call whether working in a cross the east of england. —— will weather. —— cool weather. showers coming into northern ireland. under and lightning mixed in with them possibly. the thing every note this evening is how hot it will be. an uncomfortable night's sleep ahead. thundery rain across the north of the uk. it's probably going to be
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the hottest day of the heatwave and if we get these temperatures thenit will be the hottestjune day in some 40 years. it will go bang with thunder and lightning. torrential bursts of rain with localised flooding possible. how you and possibly gusty winds. -- hail —— hailand —— hail and gusty winds. temperatures back down to near normal over the weekend. that's your latest weather. goodbye for now. you're watching bbc news.
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the chancellor philip hammond has called for a smooth brexit to avoid a "cliff edge" for businesses as the uk leaves the european union. mr hammond also said that immigration would be "managed but not shut down". barclays bank and four of its former top executives have been charged with fraud in connection with a deal to raise investment from qatar at the height of the financial crisis in 2008. gerard coyne, who stood against len mccluskey to be leader of unite, has been sacked by the union. he says he is "deeply disappointed, but not surprised" at his dismissal. a review into the murder of toddler liam fee, has said there were "missed opportunities" which could potentially have prevented his abuse. he was murdered by his mother and her partner in fife in 2014. the family of the man alleged to have carried out the finsbury park mosque attack say they are "devastated" and "massively shocked." 47—year—old darren osborne was restrained and arrested at the scene. and for the fourth consecutive day,
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the temperature rises to over 30 degrees in some parts of the uk. sizzling britain. let's get all the latest sport now with hugh. british number onejohanna konta has reached the second round of the pre wimbledon event in birmingham as she attempts to become the first british woman to win a grass court tournament on home soil in 40 years. she beat ukraine's lesia tsurenko in the first round of the aegon classic and took only half an hour to win the first set. konta was broken in the second though and needed to consult the doctor after complaining of a heart condition before taking three games in a row to force a tie break which she won to complete a 6—3, 7—6 victory. already through to the second round today is the two—time wimbledon champion petra kvitova. she beat fellow czech tereza smitkova 6—2, 6—3. she'll play britain's naomi broady next. andy murray will donate any winnings
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from this week's queens tournament to families of the victims of the grenfell fire tragedy and that could be as much as £350,000. the world number was due to play another birtish player aljaz bedene this afternoon in his first match, but bedene has withdrawn with a wrist injury. so murray will now take on the world number 90 jordan thompson from australia as he launches his campaign to win his sixth queens title. it was where i won my first professional match so i have a lot of great memories over the years i've played. it has been by far my most successful tournament. i love the courts here. i like the conditions. it's very close to where i live so i get to stay at home. manchester united bossjose mourinho has been accused of tax evasion from his time at real madrid where he was manager from 2010 to 2013. it's the latest in a series of high—profile tax fraud cases involving football stars in spain.
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more from our reporter simon stone. the claim made in a statement today is thatjose mourinho owes 3.3 million euros which is £2.9 million. the allegation is thatjose mourinho failed to declare revenues from his image rights with the aim of obtaining illicit profit. the prosecutor said thatjose obtaining illicit profit. the prosecutor said that jose mourinho had already paid £1 million in 2014, but that information provided at that time was incorrect. there has been no comment from jose mourinho who is not due back in the country for another two weeks ahead of pre—season training with manchester united. meanwhile cristiano ronaldo has been summoned to testify in the tax fraud case which has led to him claiming that he wants to leave real madrid. he is accused of hiding income from the authorities in spain and denies the charges. he's due to appear on 31stjuly. the lions have won their final match before the first test against the all blacks on saturday.
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warren gatland insists the selection meeting for that match in auckland will be one of the toughest ever especially after the so—called mid—week side's victory in hamilton this morning agianst the chiefs. england wing jack nowell scored two of the four tries in their 34—6 victory. the lions' most emphatic of the tour so far. we're we' re pretty we're pretty happy with where we are at the moment and the place that we're in as a group of players and yes, at the selection meeting which is tomorrow will be tough and that's the way you want it. guys put up their hand tonight and they have no doubt there will be some healthy debate about the test side. scotland's men are out of the hockey semifinals after drawing 1—1 with canada. willie marshal picked up a penalty corner rebound to score an equaliser, but it wasn't enough for the scots who needed a win to progrs to the quarterfinals on goal difference over pakistan. that's all sport for now. reshmin chowdhury will be
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with you in the next hour. more now on philip hammond's speech to city leaders saying he wants to make the economy the top priority in brexit negotiations. he says the government does not want to shutdown migration and says the customs union could be maintained for a time after the uk leaves the eu. let's speak to seema malhotra, shadow chief secretary to the treasury, who is in our westminster studio. good afternoon to you. i'm actually on the brexit select committee. thank you very much indeed for that. we were hearing from philip hammond and talking about the need to avoid unnecessary disruption and dangerous cliff edges. what did you make of what you heard? i have to say i was glad that the chancellor now appears to be listening to what parliament, listening to business. so many of whom have raised concerns about not having the economy centre stage in thinking about our future relationship with the european union. it's also very clear that he
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today has taken a big leaf out of labour's play book where we have been saying very clearly that you need to have an approach to brexit thatis need to have an approach to brexit that is going to be putting the prosperity of british businesses and families first, recognising that nobody voted in the european referendum, the eu referendum last year to be poorer and that's what the evidence shows that we're starting to see already and we haven't even gone any way into brexit negotiations. so i think that the recognition the public recognition from the chancellor now, that the economy has not been centre stage in the government's thinking and that he is now listening to the arguments that labour is making is a positive move for our country, but it also lays bare the great divisions in the cabinet and that we have got a lot more work to do to lead this debate properly for the fewer of the united kingdom. and this word transition seems to be becoming ever more crucial, the idea
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of how we get over that period of change. what do you think are going to be the key guiding principles that need to go through that and some of the key things to achieve? well, you're right on that. the first thing is going to be that there is there isn't this cliff edge that the government has been talking about and saying that that would be 0k. the about and saying that that would be ok. the idea of no deal and we somehowjust fall ok. the idea of no deal and we somehow just fall out ok. the idea of no deal and we somehowjust fall out into world trade organisation rules of trade. that would be a big disasterfor our business, forjobs in this country. and so to have an arrangement whereby from the day that we leave the european union, there is some certainty and stability for business, for our manufacturing as well, how we produce goods, how we would sell parts, how we would buy parts, how we would sell goods and trade goods across the borders with other european nations. those are some of the fundamental points that
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you have got some certainty. what we need is that clarity because i think we're all aware and the society for motor manufacturers has also made that clear today that to not have that clear today that to not have that clarity and certainty would be a threat to investment in our country, but would also mean that where there is uncertainty you could well see businesses deciding to leave the united kingdom and go elsewhere. that's the last thing we wa nt to elsewhere. that's the last thing we want to see. so that clarity and certainty and the honesty that we need transition arrangements and that we need to focus on the needs of our economy for outside future prosperity. we are talking about customs union and whether we can stay in that for some period of time. what would you like to see in real terms? i think that staying in the customs union is going to be a very important part of that and indeed, sir keir starmer abuding that to —— alluded to that in
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interviews over the last couple of days. whether that's the same long—term arrangement remains to be seen, but to have something that allows for frictionless or impediment free trade to make sure that there isn't this workload of paperwork that's going to be a cost to us as well, to make sure that businesses can plan for how they're going to be trading, how people are going to be trading, how people are going to be working, where they're going to be working, where they're going to be employed. those are all fundamentals that need to be addressed as a matter of urgency. but today's move by the chancellor, one that puts him at odds with the prime minister and others in his cabinet, has been an important step forward and indeed line with the recommendations that the select committee made. thank you. a teenage boy has drowned in a reservoir in rochdale in greater manchester. he was reportedly swimming with friends at the greenbooth reservoir at around six o'clock last night. a police spokesman said there are not thought to be any suspicious circumstances surrounding his death
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and his family have been informed. a van driver has been killed after migrants put tree trunks onto the motorway to stop traffic near the french port of calais. the incident happened in the early hours of the morning after the van, whose driver who is believed to be polish, hit one of three lorries which had been blocked by the tree trunks. authorities say it was the sixth time in just over six weeks that the road has been blocked this way. nine migrants were found in one of the lorries. earlier, our correspondent simonjones spoke to us from calais and began by telling us what the migrants were trying to do. lots more coming up. we will be talking about the culture secretary confirming today that she received reports needed for her decision on
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zist reports needed for her decision on 21st century fox plans to buy the broadcaster sky. so we'll bring you more on that in a moment. first, another story. it's a condition that stops people breathing during sleep but most sufferers don't even know they have it. it's called sleep apnoea and it's a condition that's looked for in a sleep disorder test. the number of such tests carried out by the nhs in england has doubled in just under a decade. jamie coulson reports. we all need sleep. it's vital for our physical health. without it you are at increased risk of heart disease, high blood pressure and stroke. but for some getting a good night's rest is an impossibility. ow! iain gordon suffers from rapid eye movement sleep behaviour disorder which means he acts out his dreams. i shout. i kick out. i throw my arms around. i punch my wife, i slap my wife.
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all those sorts of things throughout the night at any time and it will just suddenly start. josie beatson suffers with a different type of sleep disorder and has to go to bed every night wearing a mask. she has sleep apnoea, the most common sleep condition when the muscles in the throat relax and the person temporarily stops breathing. the lack of oxygen causes her to wake up repeatedly during the night. the longest episode was 72 seconds. i can't hold my breath that long! i can't swim underwater for 72 seconds. i was worried about the effect it was having on my body, on my heart and on my lungs. i know over a long period of time it can have an effect on your heart. last year the nhs in england carried out more than 140,000 sleep diagnostic tests to establish if patients have sleep apnoea. that's twice as many as nine years ago. patients will present with symptoms of tiredness. they may dismiss that but this is a level of tiredness that can impact on productivity at work, it can increase accidents at work, it can reduce social life and quality of life. and it can also increase accident risk. carole bennett from leeds has been
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successfully treated for sleep apnoea but at one stage it threatened to ruin her life. i got very depressed, very anxious, it got to the stage where i wanted to kill myself. and looking back now i can't believe it got that bad, but at the time i just thought, what's the point of going on. life was awful. poor sleep reportedly costs the uk £40 billion a year in lost economic activity and can blight the lives of those who are effected. oh my god! the culture secretary will announce a decision at the end of this month as to whether to launch an investigation into 21st century fox's buying of sky. with us to
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discuss it is the bbc‘s media editor, amol rajan who is with us in the studio. does this take us anywhere forward ? do the studio. does this take us anywhere forward? do we know if this is going to happen or not?” anywhere forward? do we know if this is going to happen or not? i don't think we have a clear indication that this is going to happen. the process is moving on and hasn't been too delayed by the election. if we wind back a few years, rupert murdoch's company bid for full control of sky in 2010—2011. it was derailed by the phone hacking scandal. another, it is 21st century fox that wants full control of sky. they own 39%, so this is about getting up to 100% and what the culture secretary did before the election, she referred it to ofcom, the regulator. one was media plaourlality. and another was about commitment to broadcasting standards and there is the whole issue of
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whether or not the murdochs are fit and proper people to own the licence. what happened today is that ofcom have concluded their reports. they have submit it had to karen brady and she said let us know by next thursday what she is minded to do. she has an option to delay this further, putting it into phase two of the regulatory test with the competition and markets authority. people think it is likely to go through. but, it is too early and given the news agen darks i wouldn't wa nt to given the news agen darks i wouldn't want to be the first person to say! the murdochs have their critics, shall we say, there are a lot of people who will say that this is, if it does get the go—ahead, it will be a political decision to allow that and be nice to murdoch? the decision is about do you feel that one man, one family, has excessive control of britain's media? now, one of the arguments that 21st century fox and james murdoch, the son who is particularly pushing this whole
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agenda and the whole deal through, the media landscape has fundamentally changed from six years ago. not only is it 21st century fox, but if you look at the revolution in digital media, there is more competition around and the argument that fox are using, in an age where media is so democratised, it would be wrong to say it is an excessive concentration in the hands of one family, but we know that theresa may has met with murdoch. we do know that murdoch is influential and as you say, ben, there are many, many critics who say that actually this man has had too much powerfor so this man has had too much powerfor so long, don't give him anymore. we will see what happens. we will get you back when we get a decision. amol rajan, our media editor. first, our headlines on bbc news. the chancellor, philip hammond, tells business leaders the government wants to manage migration after brexit, but not shut it down. ba rclays bank and
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after brexit, but not shut it down. barclays bank and four of its former senior executives are charged with fraud relating to the bank's fund—raising during the 2008 financial crisis. gerrard coyne who stood against len mccluskey gerrard coyne who stood against len m cclus key to gerrard coyne who stood against len mccluskey to be leader of unite says he has been sacked by the union. i'm rachel horne. four former bosses of barclays have been charged over allegations of fraud after the bank raised billions from qatar at the height of the financial crisis. the serious fraud office is investigating payments the bank made to qatar and a loan facility it offered the country. failure to agree a good deal with europe could permanently damage britain's car making industry. that's the warning from its industry body the smmt. it says carmakers would face a "cliff—edge" and be hit with new tariffs, charges and delays. thousands of tesco customers have had home deliveries cancelled as a result of a computer glitch that is affecting services nationwide.
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a spokesperson for the supermarket said that up to 10% of customer orders had been affected. many customers took to social media to complain that their grocery orders had not arrived as scheduled. do you feel better or worse off financially than the generation who came before you? well, according to a new report published by the resolution foundation, the booming property market of the 1990s and early 2000s has fuelled rising inequality between generations. they say most of those with wealth have gained it by windfall rather than through hardwork and savings, and that our tax system needs to catch up. laura gardiner, senior policy analyst, resolution foundation. thank you for coming in this afternoon. let's kick off with that generational divide issue. who is doing better, the generation before you or the generation after you? well, we hear a lot about generation and it has been a big topic for
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example in the recent general election campaign. but lots of those focus tends to be on the here and now, how much people are earning, what their incomes are, whether they area what their incomes are, whether they are a homeowner or not and that's all really important, but what our new analysis shows is difference ins wealth. so that's things like the sum of your house value, your private pensions, your financial wealth, less any debts and wealth is really important for long—term living standards and on this crucial measure, total net wealth which find that for example the oldest mill lendials born in the early 80s have half as much as the group 4 years before them, but it is cohorts born since 1955, even the younger baby boomers are under performing. there has been definite slowdown in generational wealth progress that extends through the mill lendials and generation x right up to the
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youngest boomers. most of the wealth gain is not through hard work and savings, it is through things like the property market? our analysis sets out different ways in which the cohorts have got to where they are on wealth. some tv is putting down a deposit on a house, putting income into isas or saving products or paying off your debts, but we've shown on property for example, four fifths of the wealth accumulation in the two decades since 1993, four fifths is passive. it isjust the two decades since 1993, four fifths is passive. it is just down to the house price boom pumping up the value of already held assets and that particularly has accrued to those born in the 1940s and 1950s, often called the baby boomers and £800 billion wealth windfall, housing wealth windfall for those born in the 1950s just from that property price growth. laura, thank you. day two of brexit negotiations —
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and more calls from business to protect their interests. the latest is from the society of motor manufacturers and traders. it says the government needs to make sure there's a transitional brexit deal to protect the car industry. the boss of the smmt — mike hawes — told us a full deal can't be done quickly. i think we need to be brutally honest, the chance of getting the new relationship with europe that we need for our future growth is unlikely within three, four, five yea rs, unlikely within three, four, five yea rs , we unlikely within three, four, five years, we need a back—up plan, something that gives us part of the customs union and part of the single market so we can maintain the suck that's we're currently enjoying. we have a trading relationship with over 160 countries around the world. we benefit from some of the existing trade agreen belts that the eu already has with europe. that's got to be part of the arrangement. what happens with those existing arrangements and the new deals that are currently already being
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negotiated, we really want to see the uk trading and being successful around the world, but not at the jeopardy of what we currently have. in his speech today mr hawes said a lot still needs to be done and that europe remains a priority for the uk car industry. there is less than 20 months before we leave the eu. we want to make that a success and for our sector to bea that a success and for our sector to be a success, we need to have a new arrangement with our biggest market, the chances of doing this in less than 20 months and having to be approved by all the respective parliaments, i think is slim. so we need that back—up plan. we don't want brinksmanship and we don't want to go near the cliff edge of falling out without some arrangement supporting us. we are pa rt arrangement supporting us. we are part of the european ought owe motive industry and yes, we are a big market, but europe is a bigger market and i have been talking to various member states, ought owe motive associations around europe and they say that europe is more
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important than the uk ought owe motive market and that makes sense. one european car boss also expressed concerns about the impact of the negotiations on the motor manufacturers supply chain. as we have the resource and the capabilities and the finance to see our way through any change, our concern would be for those smaller manufacturers because they don't have that administrative resource, that working capital requirements etcetera that would be required should borders and tariffs come into play. a quick look at markets. we can see the ftse is down. the european markets started the day strongly. they were following gains yesterday from america and asia. they started the day up. they have taken a hammering off the back of commodity prices. you can see brent crude, the prices. you can see brent crude, the price of a barrel of oil, it's at a seven month low because of concerns that there is too much available. countries like nigeria and liberia
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have been increasing productions. that's pulling down petroleum related companies like bp and shell. that's pulling down the markets. the pound is down against the dollar the that's off words from bank of england governor, mark carney saying that interest rates probably won't go that interest rates probably won't 9° up that interest rates probably won't go up soon. that interest rates probably won't go up soon. barclays share price down just over go up soon. barclays share price downjust over 1%. i go up soon. barclays share price down just over 1%. i will be back in an hour. an amber heatwave alert has been issued. it is the hottest heatwave fwh issued. it is the hottest heatwave fthune issued. it is the hottest heatwave fwh june for 20 years with issued. it is the hottest heatwave fthune for 20 years with tomorrow predicted to be the hottestjune day since 1976. there are warnings about the dangers posed by the high temperatures especially for elderly people and children and babies.
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the owners at this zoo haven't about giving the chimps ice lollies and ice blocks which the chimps took to with some enthusiasm. they have got grapes and things. fruity ice. yes. we could do with that in here to keep us cool! now the weather. we canjoin chris keep us cool! now the weather. we can join chris fawkes who can tell us can join chris fawkes who can tell us how much little sleep we'll get tonight. yes, another very warm night to come. the heatwave is going to come to an end. we have got the hot weather to stay with us today and tomorrow, but things will turn cooler and fresher as we head on through thursday. here are the kinds of temperatures we have got at moment. we have been up to 31 celsius in heathrow and 31 celsius in north devon. of course, after
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such a warm day, the temperatures slow to fall back. and as you are heading to bed, 10pm, these are the kind of temperatures you are might be looking at, 26 celsius. yes, another uncomfortable night's sleep. the hot air is focussed across southern england and wales. some thundery rain to watch out for across northern parts. most of england and wales is going to be a hotter day. temperatures could reach 34 celsius around the london area. if we get to 34 celsius, that will make it the hottestjune day for over 40 yea rs, make it the hottestjune day for over 40 years, but the heat and humidity that's building up will create massive thunderstorms as we go on through wednesday night. we are talking about the storms becoming widespread and torrential rain bringing localised flooding and gusty winds and hail mixed in with the powerful storms. the storms will be with us as we start the dion thursday across eastern counties of englandful they will pull away to the near continent and we will get
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cooler and fresher air with temperatures returning back to normal. thursday, highs between 19 and 23 celsius. with cooler nights, and 23 celsius. with cooler nights, and more comfortable weather for getting a good night's sleep the that's your weather. this is bbc news. the headlines at 4pm: the chancellor philip hammond calls for a brexit deal that puts the economy first, saying the government wants to manage migration, not shut it down. i'm confident we can do a brexit deal that puts jobs and prosperity first, that reassures employers they will still be able to access the talent they need. barclays bank, and four of its former senior executives, are charged with fraud arising from the financial crisis in 2008. a review into the murder of a toddler in fife says there were "missed opportunities" which could potentially have prevented his abuse. gerard coyne, who stood against len mccluskey
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to be leader of unite, says he has been sacked by the union.
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