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tv   Sportsday  BBC News  June 25, 2017 6:30pm-6:45pm BST

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of it will be dry through good part of england and wales, the exception being cornwall with rain over scotla nd being cornwall with rain over scotland and ireland as well, late in the day storms will push in and we could see heavy rain pushed into tuesday night into wednesday, through many parts of england and eastern wales, come wednesday that could merge into scotland. a chilly breeze, temp which is much lower than in the week gone and while we see something drier towards the west it still will not feel anything special. all of us through the weekend will seek wetter weather at times, drier conditions in shetland, and at times it will be fairly cloudy as well. goodbye for now. are
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every sample of aluminium cladding removed from the buildings has failed to meet safety standards. removed from the buildings if removed from the buildings there are local authori‘ have if there are local authorities that have testing to be done, the facilities are there and ready and waiting to undertake the tests. there are still more than 500 buildings to be tested. so what could all this mean for thousands of residents? also on the programme, more than 140 are dead after a petrol tanker explodes in central pakistan. the brexit secretary says he's pretty sure, but not certain, the uk can secure a deal with brussels on leaving the eu. you should be dancing, yeah... # and the bee gee's barry gibb proves you're never to old to dance as the glastonbury festival draws to a close. good evening.
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the government has revealed that 60 tower blocks covered in supposedly fire resistant aluminium cladding have failed tests following the grenfell tower disaster. the department for communities and local government says checks have been made in 25 council areas across england, and so far the failure rate is 100%. in 25 council areas across england, 79 people died in the grenfell tower fire in west london 11 days ago, prompting the nationwide review. fire in west london 11 days ago, duncan kennedy reports. fire in west london 11 days ago, pendleton in salford, the latest location where tower block cladding is being removed, and unsettling sight for another group of residents who have lived here many years.
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sight for another group of residents who have lived here many yearsm has left us, as residents, very confused and very concerned about the safety of where we live. tonight the safety of where we live. tonight the government released new figures showing the latest building still have tests on cladding. they show a 100% failure rate on samples. 60 buildings have now failed those tests. the buildings stretch across 25 local authorities. immediacy is to give advice to the residence, to reassure the residence, and ensure those buildings that are high rise buildings are as safe as they possibly can as quickly as possible. the government says it can test around 100 samples in any 24—hour period, but at the moment it is only testing eight or nine a day, so with up testing eight or nine a day, so with up to 600 tower blocks in need of testing, unless those samples start arriving much more quickly, this is going to take a very long time. arnold has been a fire safety expert
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for 20 years. he says cladding currently only has to withstand blame currently only has to withstand bla m e tests currently only has to withstand blame tests from the front — he says this simply isn't enough. make the tests more robust. test everything, tests more robust. test everything, test every angle, then you will know it works. in camden, entire families have today been hauling their possessions away from four tower blocks as safety measures are being put in. the room will be ready... we went with maureen and 87—year—old father to check out a hotel, and sure if they should leave their tower. i have heard they are quite hot... lovely, 0k. maureen went in and filmed on a mobile phone, looking for reassurance. there are flies in here! afterwards, she seemed satisfied with what was being offered. how was it? how was the hotel? not too bad. good enough?
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yeah, good enough. will you moving? yes, we will. tonight, residents in camden who have moved out of their tower blocks have been with muslims celebrating the end of ramadan, a small moment of relaxation amid the uncertainty their lives now face. duncan kennedy, bbc news, in north london. many of the residents affected by the grenfell tower disaster have come together today to mark the muslim festival of eid, which marks the end of ramadan. the muslim festival of eid, but what should be a time of celebration has left many reflecting on their loss, as frankie mccamley reports. spilling as frankie mccamley reports. out onto the streets this spilling out onto the streets of this mosque to pray on a day of celebration for muslims across the country, but here in west london it is tainted with sadness. for us, at the centre of a wider community,... sorry, sorry about this... it is a
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day when people won't be able to see some of their relatives for a long time... and even for those trying to help, it's been tough. and we also know the tower block had hundreds of residents, and maybe also more visitors, so the number of missing 01’ visitors, so the number of missing or dead could be a lot higher than just 79. the mosque has not only become a place for those affected to collect donations from the public, but for some like hassan, it is now his home — his wife and two daughters are still missing. he is too upset to talk on camera. in another show of community strength, this concert is being put on to help bring the community together, but as people are arriving and the shock of last week is subsiding, anger is growing. people say their questions
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haven't been answered — in the shadow of grenfell tower. two adults, three children, all of them gone. they have put them is missing, they are not missing, they were there and they are dead. all we need to know is to confirm they are dead. a few streets away, another carolling is getting under way in a community that clearly once something positive to come from this tragic event. frankie mccamley, bbc news. the brexit secretary, david davis, says he's pretty sure but not certain, the uk can secure a deal with brussels as it leaves the european union. his remarks come after the chancellor philip hammond said no deal would be "very, very bad" for the uk. here's eleanor garnier. "very, very bad" for the uk. a year after the vote to leave the eu, talks about the terms of britain's divorce have now started — and brexit looms overhead for the prime minister. but a week after the chancellor said no deal would be very, very bad for the uk, the brexit secretary,
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the man tasked with securing the deal, seems uncertain as to whether he'll get one. i'm pretty sure, i'm not 100% sure, it's a negotiation. again, you said right at the beginning of this, "we are guaranteed to get a deal, you can be sure we'll get a deal." we can be sure there'll be a deal. you can be sure we'll get a deal." what i want is a free—trade agreement, the customs agreement and so on, it's... agreement, the customs i'm pretty sure, but i'm not certain. with the clock for two years of talks ticking down, there are some key issues at the top of the government's in—tray — working out what form the border between northern ireland and the irish republic will take, with car—numberplate recognition and tagging containers being considered. plus, calculating how much the uk's financial settlement — or so—called divorce bill — will be. and, crucially, getting a deal on the rights of eu citizens in the uk and brits living abroad. on the rights of eu citizens we're trying to ensure that every individual citizen gets their current position, as it were, locked in place
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for them, so that the anxiety can go. this is the real issue, it's about people's anxiety, it's not about the prospect of deporting people. david davis acknowledged, having left, we would need a one or two—year transitional arrangement, but he still insists a bad deal would mean britain walking away. what david davis has revealed is that his handling of this whole affair inspires about as much confidence as a drunken trapeze artist. about as much confidence the problem is that, of course, when he crashes to earth, he's going to bring the whole of the country with him. the details of labour's position remains unclear, but the party insists the economy must come first. what we have to have is a brexit that works for jobs and growth, and also for the protections which working people have. how that comes out of the negotiations remains to be seen. with rumours of potential leadership contenders whistling around westminster, theresa may is under pressure from all sides —
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from within her own party, inside her own cabinet, and from brussels too. it's clear there's now a new conciliatory, far less combative tone from those at the top of government. she's in charge of the negotiations for now, but many tories aren't sure if she'll see brexit through to the finish, as the prime minister is all too aware. eleanor garnier, bbc news, westminster. officials in pakistan westminster. say more than 140 people are thought to have died when an overturned petrol tanker caught fire. villagers in punjab province tanker caught fire. had gathered by the roadside to collect leaking oil after the tanker crashed on a main highway, but it then exploded. 0ur pakistan correspondent secunder kermani reports. hundreds of local villagers flocked to the scene of the overturned tanker this morning, despite being warned not to. in this impoverished area, they collected fuel in buckets, we move deeper into the battle. they collected fuel in buckets, getting a chance to see how the fight is being taken to the so—called islamic state.
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how the fight is being taken urban warfare at its most intimate. how the fight is being taken near enough to throw a hand grenade. how the fight is being taken explosion how the fight is being taken then this. how the fight is being taken rapid gunfire how the fight is being taken well, the fight here is at extremely close quarters, this is the most forward position the iraqi troops have. they tell us that the nearest is position is just 15 metres away, and when they are firing here, the distance is so small that sometimes they can see the faces of the is militants. the troops here, mostly young, determined to end a reign of terror. "daesh came and killed civilians," says ali mahdi, "they destroyed life in the city, says ali mahdi, our duty is to bring mosul back to life." here is the hospital building where commanders say about
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200 foreign militants are holed up, including some britons. "that is what our intelligence tells us," says colonel falah al—abdan, "and also we heard them speaking on the radio — we can tell their nationality from that." now their caliphate is turning to ash, their positions being pounded from above
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