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today at 5: a deal is done — the dup agrees to support theresa may's minority conservative government, but it comes at a cost. it's taken 18 days for the terms of the deal to be agreed. northern ireland will get an extra £1 billion of investment over two years. this agreement will operate to deliver a stable government in the united kingdom's national interest at this vital time. but critics say it hinders the search for a power—sharing deal at stormont and scotland and wales say they've been cheated of extra money. people in scotland, and notjust in scotland, elsewhere, are going to be outraged by the way that this government has done this rather grubby and shabby deal. we'll have details and reaction and we'll be talking to the first minister of wales, labour's ca rwyn jones. the other main stories on bbc news at 5: theresa may tells mps she wants to give the three million eu nationals living in britain the same status as uk citizens after brexit. no eu citizen currently in the uk lawfully will be asked to leave at the point the uk leaves the eu.
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we want you to stay. the cladding used on grenfell tower is withdrawn from around the world. the us supreme court has partially lifted an injunction against president donald trump's travel ban. and a new aircraft carrier — hms queen elizabeth — sets sail for the first time from the rosyth dockyard in fife. it's 5 o'clock. our main story is that after more than two weeks of talks the conservatives and the democratic unionist party have agreed a parliamentary deal to support theresa may's minority government. it will mean an extra
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£1 billion for health, education and infrastructure in northern ireland. the conservatives have also agreed to keep the so—called triple—lock on pensions and maintain universal winterfuel payments for pensioners. leaders in scotland and wales have condemned the deal — other parties have raised concerns that the deal will cause problems in northern ireland. our political correspondent iain watson reports. why has it taken so long? theresa may had wanted to seal a deal with the dup soon after the election, but it's taken two and a half weeks. so it was with relief that she came out to greet her new allies and potential political saviours in downing street. the dup leader, arlene foster, admitted progress had been slow, but her claim to be at the heart of uk politics seemed to be borne out by the signing of a formal agreement with the government. today we have reached
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an agreement with the conservative party on support for government in parliament. and she swiftly announced which parts of the conservative manifesto she'd succeeded in vetoing. both parties have agreed there will be no change to the pensions triple—lock and the universal nature of the winter fuel payment across united kingdom. and she revealed how much the government was willing to pay for her support. we welcome this financial support of £1 billion in the next two years, as well as providing new flexibility and the almost £500 million previously committed to northern ireland. as a consequence, spending power of almost £1.5 billion will be available to address the unique circumstances of northern ireland. so what else does this handshake mean? the deal is intended to last for a full parliament, and would ensure support for laws on national security, guaranteed financial support forfarmers, maintain defence spending
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as a share of national income, and of course deliver brexit. the deal with the dup means theresa may will win a crucial vote in the queen's speech — her legislative programme for the next two years — here at westminster on wednesday, but the scope of that deal is limited. it doesn't mean she will get support on a whole range of other issues in parliament, which means she will still face knife—edge votes in this place in the coming months. but there is a bigger issue. the good friday agreement, signed nearly 20 years ago, largely ended the conflict in northern ireland. theresa may's critics says it could not be at risk. theresa may has abandoned her evenhandedness, the government's even approach, regardless of party interest, to the northern ireland peace process. that does put contiued progress at risk. the consequences could be it being much more difficult to get self—government up and running again
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in northern ireland. it's taken six months. it could still be stalled. but the government says an extra £1 billion will help the peace process, and encourage the return of the power—sharing executive to the problems. this money will be spent by the northern ireland executive, it won't be spent by a party, it will be spent by an executive which has to be, by law, cross—party so everyone in northern ireland will be able to express priorities and benefit from this extra support. people in scotland and elsewhere will be outraged at the way this government has done this grubby and rather shabby deal. "incredibly influential" — that's how arlene foster has described her ten mps. the details of today's deal make that difficult to dispute. as we've heard, the deal could have a significant impact on the future of devolved government in northern ireland. sinn fein has repeatedly said that in doing the deal the uk government has abandoned its duty to remain impartial under the terms of the good friday
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agreement of 1998. the latest deadline to restore the power—sharing executive at stormont is this thursday. northern ireland faces the prospect of a return to direct rule from westminster if no breakthrough can be achieved. our ireland correspondent chris page reports. the dup began as a party of protest, now it's very much a party of power. its founder, the reverend ian paisley, once embodied hardline unionism. never, never, never! but eventually there was a remarkable compromise. in 2007, the dup reached an agreement with sinn fein. mr paisley became the joint head of a power—sharing devolved government, along with the former ira commander, martin mcguinness. however, the relationship between the parties was never easy. earlier this year, sinn fein pulled out of the stormont executive. northern ireland has been without a devolved government
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for almost six months. two deadlines have already come and gone, but the government says thursday really is the final date to restore power—sharing, otherwise it's likely ministers in london will have to take over making decisions for this part of the uk. this former dup minister thinks the deal in westminster increases the prospect of one at stormont. all politicians here will want to see extra money for health and education, if there is extra money coming for specific infrastructure projects, that will benefit everyone in northern ireland, notjust dup voters. there are a number of sticking points at stormont. sinn fein want legal recognition for the irish language. the dup have been opposed to bringing in same—sex marriage in northern ireland. some observers think nationalists will be wary of the deal between the main unionist party and the conservatives. sinn fein in particular, and the other ones that count, are going to be very, very suspicious of what's in the deal, because even if there is a document and the details, first they have to look
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at the details, and then they have to decide if there's anything else behind the scenes that we don't know about. what could there be, what might there be? the key question here is that the agreement to stabilise the uk government will help to bring stability to northern ireland. there are just over three days left to save devolution. the snp have called it a ‘grubby deal‘ which leaves scotland with just ‘scraps from the table'. the first minister of wales carwynjones has said it amounts to a ‘straight bung' to the dup. the first ministerjoin us from the senedd in cardiff bay. thank you very much, why such a strong response? well it is important that people understand this is cash for votes. this is ten mps, their support being bought in the house of commons and it is a straight forward bung to northern ireland. i don‘t begrudge the people
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of northern ireland money, but we have a situation where austerity will end in northern ireland and continue in england, wales and scotland. is it the case that the prime minister has perfect right and jurisdiction to make these spending decisions beyond what we call the barnett formula, which is the foundation for spending in the devolved nangss, do you accept that asa devolved nangss, do you accept that as a principle? not if she cares about the united kingdom as a whole. if we ask for money, we are told we have it. the scots are told the same thing. but perhaps patients are worth more to theresa may than those in england and scotland. we have rules and the rules have been broken. it can only lead to ill feeling among the nations and regions of the uk and will divide the uk when we immediate people to come together. the use of word bung is strong. there is a whiff of
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corruption about the word. i looks like a corruption about the word. i looks likea bung. corruption about the word. i looks like a bung. it is a billion pounds of money for northern ireland and ending austerity in northern ireland. a 5% uplift in the the budget of northern ireland executive. none of which i begrudge the people of northern ireland, but i begrudge that austerity will continue elsewhere in the uk and extra money for patients in wales, teachers in wales, that won‘t come, but it will come for northern ireland. beyond your strong words, first minister, what in political terms can you actually do about it? well the first thing we will do is ta ke well the first thing we will do is take this through the dispute resolution service. where there are disputes between governments in the uk there is a process to resolve those. we will start that formally. we believe this money has been distributed in a way that goes against the rules of the past 36
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yea rs of rules, against the rules of the past 36 years of rules, the uk government said the barnett formula had to stay, now they say it doesn‘t apply in northern ireland. some are more equal than others. we can‘t go on like this. this is not creating sta ble like this. this is not creating stable government, is about cash for votes a nd stable government, is about cash for votes and all it can do is set people against each other. that is the last thing we wants in the uk but the tories don‘t seem to care about that. i understand you spoke to the secretary of state for wales, what did he say? i made these points to him. i‘m not saying anything that ididn‘t to him. i‘m not saying anything that i didn‘t say to him. to him. i‘m not saying anything that i didn't say to him. he said somehow northern ireland was special. well, i don‘t see that health and education in northern ireland is more special than health and education elsewhere in the uk. he suggested that we have had money through city deals. well, we had to bid that, northern ireland isjust getting money. northern ireland will getting money. northern ireland will get money for a scheme called the york street eexchange. but we have
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similar schemes in wales. you say you will put in a formam complaint, what hatches if that goes nowhere. we will see if there is a legal process. we still leave no stone unturned to ensure fairness in wales and the regions of england and scotland. i don‘t blame the dup for doing this, but i don‘t agree it is good for the. uk. there are real dangers. we have talked of need to bring people together, this will set nations and regions against each other for the sake of saving one person‘s neck and that isn‘t good enough. thank you. the communities secretary is making
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a statement in parliament on the g re nfell tower a statement in parliament on the grenfell tower disaster. let‘s listen to him. i know the entire country is anxious to hear what we are doing to reassure residents about fire safety in similar blocks around the country. my department has contacted all councils and housing associations asking them to identify all tall buildings, residential buildings in england that they‘re responsible for which have potentially similar cladding. we estimate this number to be around 600. on 18th we estimate this number to be around 600. on18thjune, we estimate this number to be around 600. on 18thjune, we wrote to them and asked them to start sending samples and on 21stjune our testing programme for aluminium composite material started, run by the building research establishment. on 22nd june the government provided
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advice to all these landlords about interim measures where a building has cladding that unlikely to be come “— has cladding that unlikely to be come —— come mrienlt. it is based on finding from the metropolitan police investigation into grenfell tower. as of midday today, the cladding from 75 high rise buildings in 26 local authority areas has failed the come bustibility test. i know members will want to know if their residents are affected and my department will publish regular updates. the come bustability test has three categories and it is judged material in category 2 or 3 does not meet the requirements for limited come bustability in building
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regulations. can i confirm that so faron regulations. can i confirm that so far on that basis, all samples of cladding tested have failed. the fa ct cladding tested have failed. the fact that all samples so far have failed underlines the value of the testing programme and the importance of submitting samples euro gentsly. the testing —— urgently. the testing facility can test one hundred samples a day. i‘m concerned about the speed at which samples are being submitted. i would urge all landlords to submit their samples immediately. in every case of failed test, landlords and the local fire and rescue services are alerted and we are monitoring all follow up action including by a dedicated case worker in my department. landlords for all affected buildings have been informed, sorry have informed or are informing tenant and implementing the safety measures needed, working
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with fire and rescue services. at this time, the safety of people living in these buildings is our paramount concern. i‘m determined that residents have as much peace of mind as possible. landlords must keep building safe, where they cannot satisfy that obligation with appropriate measures we expect alternative accommodation to be proviepded while the work is carried out that. is what happened in camden andi out that. is what happened in camden and i would like to pay tribute to the residents for their brave response to such a diss tressing situation. it is obvious that the problem of unsafe cladding may not bea problem of unsafe cladding may not be a problem unique to social housing. we asked managers of private blocks to consider their own buildings and we have made the testing facility available to them. my testing facility available to them. my department is working with the
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government property unit to oversee checks on builds being. hospitals are well prepared. each has a fire safety plan bs but nothing is more important than the safety of patients and staff and we have asked all hospitals to conduct additional checks. the government will work with fire ands are cue colleagues to prioritise and conduct checks based on local services. the education and skills funding agency is contacting all bodies responsible for safety in schools to carry out immediate checks to identify any buildings that require further investigation. we will have more information this week. across the wider government estate, 15 buildings have been identified as requiring further investigation. while that work continues, it is vital that we offer every assistance to the victims of g re nfell tower every assistance to the victims of grenfell tower tragedy. as of this morning, 79 people have been
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confirmed dead or listed as missing presumed dead. sadly it is believed this number will increase. as the prime minister told the house last week, the initial response of the emergency services was exemplary, but the immediate support on the ground was not good enough. a remarkable community effort sprung up, while official support was found wanting. that failure was inexcusable and a new team and approach is in operation. we have activated the bell win team. staff from six government departments offering support at the assistants centre and family bereavement sceptre. the government has set aside £5 for the grenfell tower fund. each household affected is
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receiving £5,500 for immediate assistance and 111 household have received payments. the british red cross are one of many charities and faith organisations and businesses that are vieding help to victims. i can announce today that the government will contribute a million pounds to support their efforts. this will be new money and distributed to a local consortium of charities and trusts and foundations, who are working together. our other priority has been to find survivors a safe and secure place to live. the prime minister made a commitment that a good quality home would be provided within three weeks. each one of the families will be offered a permanent social home in the local area. this work is underway and the first
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families moved into flair homes over the weekend. last week i announced the weekend. last week i announced the government has secured homes in a local development to re—house residents. we will do everything we can to support the victims now and in the future and i will update the house. the disaster should never have happened. there is an ongoing police investigation and there will bea police investigation and there will be a judge—led public inquiry to get to the truth of what happened and who was responsible. building regulations and the system for ensuring fire safety have been developed over many decades and until the fire many would claim that system served us well. but we have seen a failure on a scale many
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thought impossible in 21st century britain. failure must be understood and rectified and the government is determined to ensure that happens. i can inform the house that i‘m establishing a panel to advice the government on any steps that should be take on fire safety. further details of that panel will be released soon. this tragedy must never be forgotten, it should weigh heavily on the the consciousness of every person tasked with making decisions that ensure it can never ever happen again. thank you. can i thank the secretary of state for the copy of his statement and what hes told the house. as the secretary of state has said, the shock from this terrible tragic fire at grenfell tower has not subsided and nor has the fear. the prime minister said in
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her statement last week the government's response both national and local was not good enough. nationally it is still not good enough. hundreds of residents of g re nfell tower enough. hundreds of residents of grenfell tower and their relatives are still struggling to keep their lives going. and hundreds of thousands of residents in 4,000 other tower blocks are still wondering if their homes are safe. worried about sleeping at night and wanting to know what the government is doing to ensure they're safe. trust is so low in the local community around grenfell tower that ido community around grenfell tower that i do welcome the local gold command leadership. i welcome the key workers in place to provide each household with support and advice. and the £1 million paid in immediate assistant payments. but the minister made a promise to re—house all g re nfell tower made a promise to re—house all grenfell tower residents in the
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local area within three weeks. it is now near lay fortnight —— nearly a fortnight since the fire. how many people are covered by this pledge and is it correct that 370 households are still in emergency accommodation? how many have been found permanent or even good quality temporary new homes? and by what date will all residents affected by the fire be in a permanent new home and finally as the move, will the government minister guarantee the children will still be eligible for their schools wherever they move to? ministers talk too loosely about the building tested so far. the prime minister herself said last week, question test over a hundred buildings a day. will he make it clear that the government's testing the is only of cladding samples send by councils and housing associations and when the government says that
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600 tower blocks with cladding need safety checks, why five days into the programme have only 75 tests been done so far? why have all failed and will the secretary of state confirm that cladding is no at the —— not the whole story. we may well find this from the investigations into grenfell well find this from the investigations into gre nfell tower. there is a fire broke into almost every floor and through the building. so we need from ministers a much more thorough review of safety in all the country's residential tower blocks a commitment to action and a guarantee that government will fund the kovps. costs. this applies to other public buildings. the issue of costs is
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crucial. because some significant work and alterations have to be done and have to be done quickly. so we have will the secretary of state make funding available up front, not after the event through the scheme, for any council or housing association that needs it for reclading, or the installation of sprinklers and other things. will the secretary of state lift the central cap he currently places on local authorities' housing to allow them to borrowing to ensure residents are safe. i welcome this independent expert panel, but he is frankly wrong to say we have a fire safety system that many experts would say serves us well. in experts have said the opposite. especially
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since the two reports into previous fires. will he act on the em—— recommendations in those reports. there should be in place a triple fire safety lock. first the materials must be fit for purpose. and meet safety specifications. second, fire safety systems must be in place and risk assessments done. and design and construction in any further work should be safe and the up further work should be safe and the up date we have been given suggests a collapse of the fire safety control and checks system. it is not working. it must change. finally, what is the secretary of state doing to make sure the prime minister's words when she said we simply haven't given enough attention to
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social housing are not mere empty words and what is he doing to make sure this terrible tragedy at g re nfell tower sure this terrible tragedy at gre nfell tower means sure this terrible tragedy at grenfell tower means a profound change of course on housing in this country? that was the shadow minister of housing answering the statement by the communities secretary. coverage is continuing on bbc parliament on that. but the secretary of state there updating us on the figures. 75 tower blocks in 26 local authority areas so far. all as we understand it have failed the basic test on the cladding. labour saying they need to get through more than 75. that was the latest on the statement in parliament. our correspondent keith doyle is at the leisure centre at swiss cottage, where many people at grenfell tower we re where many people at grenfell tower were taken. what is the latest on the number of people they‘re looking
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after? this is the fourth night that most of the residents in these four tower blocks will spend in temporary accommodation. we do understand that of the 4,000 people, that makes up 650 households and about 103 households have refused to move. they‘re staying put. that is more than at the weekend. that indicates some of the households have decided to leave the temporary accommodation and move back into the towers. the council say they can‘t carry out the work until the towers are cleared. but some work was under way. 200 self closing doors are being installed. but you know, many of the people who have been found alternative accommodation. some are not happy. we have heard terrible stories. one woman says she is staying in a small hotel room with
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one bed and four children. a man with four children and his wife were thrown out of the hotel this afternoon. and they had nowhere to go. a lot of unease. lots of unhappiness and a lot of stress among many ochtd residents here. —— of the residents here. thank you. that is at the centre for those ehave been aing wait —— evacuated from the blocks in the area of cam ben. —— cam —— camden. in the past few moments sinn fein in northern ireland have reacted to new toffs —— deal between the dup and the conservatives. what is the the reaction? arlene foster the straight into a
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meeting with sinn fein. the reaction to all of this is key and a short time ago the sinn fein president gave what i would say is in extraction. —— mixed reaction. any money coming in giving the history of hostility and tory cuts is a good thing. secondly we have to ask what is the other side of the deal, but as the price to be paid for keeping the story government and power and this is not good for ireland, north or south. the dup have up to give it to support the tory government on all motions of confidence, on the queen‘s speech, on the budget, on finance bills and supply and appropriation legislation and estimates. all legislation
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pertaining to british national security. and to support legislation on brexit. that is the price for whatever is contained in this package. gerry adams not welcoming the deal with open arms. it wasn‘t money that brought the institutions down, there are many other things the dup and sinn fein must agree on and that is for example an irish language act, a bill of rights and a thing called a petition of concern which as a blocking mechanism that the dup have used to block for example the introduction of same—sex marriage shearer northern ireland. i would expect talking to go on and storm at through the night and by tomorrow morning we should at least have more idea if a deal is doable. thank you. the time is five 30 2pm.
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headlines any moment. he was the weather. it doesn‘t feel like the beginning of summer this week. tim beachis beginning of summer this week. tim beach is a below par and rain is on the way. it would reach us in the short term, the rest of this evening is looking fine but not necessarily in northern ireland. you are the clothes are increasing, the first area of whether closing in and buy six or seven o‘clock it is raining across the far north—west of the uk. for the majority of the country a dry and sunny evening. pleasant warm across the east and south—east. the rain sweeps across the country during the night. he says stays dry, the very far north stays dry but in between gets in the heavy rain. tomorrow a soggy start across many
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parts of northern england, cumbria and the lake district into south—western scotland getting its fairshare of rain. south—western scotland getting its fair share of rain. wherever you are tomorrow be prepared for some rain. some sunshine coming through but be prepared for the odd downpour. the dup have signed a deal with the conservatives which may never be supporting theresa may‘s minority government and a tonne of a around receiving at least an extra £1 billion investment over two years. this agreement will operate to deliver a stable government and the united kingdom‘s national interest at this vital time. the government says 75 high—rise buildings in 26 local authority areas have no field of fire safety tests as the cladding linked to the fire at grenfell tower
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has withdrawn from the seal around the world. president trump has hailed the supreme court decision to partially other his travel ban from six millimetres in countries singling is a win for national security. let‘s go to the sports centre. britain‘s heather watson has beaten defending champion dominika cibulkova in the second round at eastbourne watson‘s world ranking has slipped to 126 but she looked in great form against the number four seed and took the first set 7—5.. cibulkova struggled throughout the match and despite wasting three match points watson got there on the fourth to knock out the world number nine. wild card naomi broady lost to kristyna pliskova. the czech took the first 6—2, and whilst broady took the second on a tie—break, pliskova crusied through the decider — 6—1.
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kyle edmund has been beaten in the first round of the men‘s draw by the american donald young. the british number two lost the first set 6—4 but won the second 6—3. but the world number 55 soon broke edmund and went on to take the deciding set by six games to three. wimbledon hopefuls have started qualifying at roehampton today. among them britain‘s marcus willis, who caused such a stir at last year‘s championships. he‘s passed the first hurdle, beating the world number 146 andrej martin of slovakia in the first round. 7-5, 7-5. he needs to win two more matches to play at wimbledon next week. crystal palace have officially named former ajax and inter milan coach frank de boer as their new manager. the dutchman won four titles with ajax but lasted just 85 days in milan, before his sacking in november.
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he succeeds sam allardyce who left after helping palace avoid relegation from the premier league last season. in the woman‘s cricket world cup they had an eight wicket win. they have a round—up on sports day at 6:30pm. theresa may has told mps she wants to give the three million eu nationals living in britain the same status as uk citizens after brexit. she said she wanted to provide certainty for people a little more on this, there is some
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confusion around precisely what the prime ministers offering. tell us a little more about it. this was theresa may‘s chance to flesh at the detail of the principles she had announced last week. our offer to the 3 million eu citizens who are resident in the uk. what will happen to them after brexit and she said what she was proposing was a fair and serious offer. she didn‘t want anyone to leave after brexit and she didn‘t want families to be separated. what she is proposing is a grace period of two years after brexit no one will be asked to leave and then those citizens who have beenin and then those citizens who have been in the country for five years will be allowed to gain of this new u nsettled will be allowed to gain of this new unsettled status. theresa may told
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the commons this lunchtime that she wa nted the commons this lunchtime that she wanted to provide certainty. the commons this lunchtime that she wanted to provide certaintylj the commons this lunchtime that she wanted to provide certainty. i know there has been some anxiety about what would happen to you citizens at the point really the european union. today i want to put that anxiety to rest. i want to completely reassure people that under these plans no eu citizens currently in the uk lawfully will be asked to leave at the point the uk at least the eu. we wa nt the point the uk at least the eu. we want you to stay. second, any he eu citizen in the uk with five years continuous residence at a spitfires at cut—off date will be granted settled status. they will be treated as if they were uk citizens for health care, education, benefits and pensions. that is the key phrase here, she used the specified cut—off date. that has not been set sovereign will be the point at which you citizens here are to bejudged to have spent enough time to qualify the stew settled status? that is up from a ossetian. the government says
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it will be no earlier than march this year which is when we triggered article 50 and no later than the actual date of departure of brexit in two years‘ time. that is still to be worked out. there were questions about what would happen to family members and they will still be allowed tojoin members and they will still be allowed to join those who do get granted settled status by the labour leaderjeremy corbyn says this was too little, too late. the premise that has dragged the issue of citizens and families deep into the complex and delicate negotiations of our future trade relations with the european union. what she herself has been willing to say may result in failure. this isn't a generous offer. this is confirmation in the government is prepared to use people as bargaining chips. can the prime minister now confirm what will happen to her offer to nationals in
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this country if no deal is reached? jeremy corbyn said labour would unilaterally guarantee the rights of eu citizens of trees a very assistant there should be a reciprocal deal survivors being offered to you citizens here should be offered to british citizens living in eu member states. the eu has a ready outlined its thinking on the rights are british citizens abroad and eu citizens here, it wa nts all abroad and eu citizens here, it wants all those rates currently enjoyed to be protected and perpetually and today we held from the eu brexit receipt saying this was not ambitious enough and he wa nted was not ambitious enough and he wanted it to be clearer and more generous. i think there will be a tussle also over the role of the european court of justice, tussle also over the role of the european court ofjustice, a 61 of the biggest differences in the uk and eu‘s positions. theresa may wa nts and eu‘s positions. theresa may wants british courts to be policing the software of the eu clear that the software of the eu clear that the european court ofjustice should still have a role. this is a key central issue for both sides but
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there‘s still of run—ins to come. thank you. we will delve a little more into that chris morris is with me. you will have a look at the offer any little more detail. what is the prime minister padilla the table? settled status means that you would have more or less the same rates as it uk citizen and for health care and education and benefits and pensions. if you haven‘t been here for five years but already in the uk and have been here for less than five years you will be given a bit of time to make that five year period up. that seems pretty generous on the surface. eu citizens will be pretty cross about the fact that many have struggled through 85 pages of massive bureaucratic difficulty to get the permanent residence in the last couple of years only to be told you have to start again. the premise that said they will try and make
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this eu demand as simple as possible, not overlook obligated bureaucratic to try and get things moving. there is common ground between the uk has said and the eu said couple of weeks ago but clearly there are legal and technical difficulties which need to be overcome. as we had at the negotiator sing any more guarantees. what are the main obstacles or sticking points? the legal issue is one and what happens if in ten years in future british prime ministers says they agreed to turn up that agreement. that is with the eu is asking. how would they have the rights potentially guaranteed by uk courts? the uk document is very clear, it says the european court of justice will not have jurisdiction in the uk, the eu document was equally clear. i think there is a compromise in the middle summer some
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arbitration panel which could involvejudges from arbitration panel which could involve judges from both sides and surface could be saved. family members were to be an issue. theresa may said they would not split up families but at the moment under current laws and eu laws, you citizens here the right, unconditional right to bring family members from third countries. that is going to change and that for a lot of people will be personally quite upsetting. something the eu will push quite hard on. then the cut—off date, windows this scheme begin? last march or the day to leave the eu? i suspect in the end the british position will be will agree that it is the final date we leave, they would read that and for some other concessions on rails. there has been a focus on the 3 million eu resident in britain. what about the britons abroad, ? million eu resident in britain. what about the britons abroad,? both say of ch and be reciprocal saw anything agreed for you citizens fear will also be agreed for uk citizens abroad. don‘t forget this is dependent on an overall deal being
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done. there is that level of uncertainty for people on both sides, if there were no deal and what happens to all these? button this will please british retirees and spin but uk state pensions will continue to be paid and continue to be increased year—on—year if you are living in the eu. not always guaranteed elsewhere in the world. there were concerns that the state pension would be frozen, that will not happen under this proposal. another thing for people making me wa nt to another thing for people making me want to travel in the future, the uk is good to try as part of the overall negotiations to introduce some sort of equivalent of the insurance card we take only go to europe. these are some of the small details but we also have to look at it from the perspective of the european union which is saying we don‘t see this as a particularly great offer. when it was first trailed, it was talked about the britons were to make a generous offer, it ended up being a fair and
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serious offer and i understand part of the reason for that is eu officials said please don‘t call the generous because we don‘t think it is genesis will stop if we get asked for a response should receive this isn‘t generous because whatever happens people will have fewer rights and they don‘t see a cause for celebration. given where we are at at least we got into the detail and both sides can sit down and negotiate. thank you. the us supreme court has handed a partial victory to president trump in the legal battle over his attempt to impose a travel ban on six muslim—majority countries. the justices will now consider in october whether the policy, which bans citizens for 90 days and refugees for 120 days, should be upheld or struck down. our correspondent anthony zurcher is in washington. what do you make of this? it is interesting. as you mentioned the
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supreme court justices interesting. as you mentioned the supreme courtjustices are letting this travel ban go into effect and a limited scope. they said that individuals from the six countries who do not have won a fight connections to the native states can be banned from entry. what is able bona fide connection? it could be that they have family members already in the united states or some sort of employer based in the us that has a job for them or the other stu d e nts that has a job for them or the other students coming to the us to go to school. if you are a student from around the uk still enter the country but if you are from libya with no connection the donald trump can order the borders closed to that person. when we see the statement, from homeland security it says they will plummet in the travel ban professionally with fear and sufficient public notice and coordination with the travel
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industry, what does that tell us about the determination to press on with this? it tells us they learned their mistake the first time round with that first travel ban. this run it on the nation on friday night, it was not commented effectively and led to a lot of confusion at airports across america. this time around they want to make sure they clearly la id around they want to make sure they clearly laid out who can and cannot enter the country because the footage would want to have this that scene of chaos at national airports when this goes into effect. they had said going into this that the supreme court ruled the refrigerant has mostly they would try to permitted quickly within 72 hours. i think we‘re going to see things change here rather rapidly. donald trump has already issued a statement saying this was a clear victory for national security and that his travel ban will be largely ineffective. if you look at that supreme court decision, what is interesting as they didn‘t talk
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about any sort of a registered domination, didn‘t say this was a muslim ban, that could be unconstitutional, they didn‘t look at donald trump‘s tweets or statements, literally decided this on existing law and it was a an endorsement, a reaffirmation of sweeping presidential authority in the area of national security. what will this be regarded as an terms of possibly a turn or change in the political fortunes of an embattled president? i think he is good to be able to play this as a pretty significant win. he‘s good to be able to appoint an action he has taken to able to appoint an action he has ta ken to protect able to appoint an action he has taken to protect the country and has words. it will change the focus somewhat although it doesn‘t take long with this president with the way news has been going for things to shift back and another direction. just as you were speaking, the government of yemen says they are disappointed by the supreme court
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decision and don‘t believe it will help to combat terrorism. the children are more reaction from other countries affected. thank you. the dup agrees to support the minority government. northern ireland will get an extra £1 billion investment over years. the prime minister tells mps she wants to give the 3 million eu nationals living in britain the same status as uk citizens. after brexit. 75 high—rise buildings in 26 local authorities have now failed to fire safety tests. communities secretary told the commons this afternoon. an inquest has heard that five young friends who drowned during a trip to camber sands on the south coast of england last august were all fit,
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healthy and competent swimmers. the men all lived in the london area and were of sri lankan origin. the circumstances surrounding the deaths of two other swimmers who died at the same beach the previous month will also be taken into account as our correspondent duncan kennedy reports. these are the pictures that were taken as the horror of that warm sunny day last august unfolded. by the end of that day, it became clear that five men including two brothers had drowned on camber sands. today the men‘s families who live in london came to the inquest in hastings to hear the details of what happened to their loved ones. and speak of what their loss meant. we are hoping to learn it will be secure and safe, lifeguards and the beach more protected. that is our only thoughts. this is what we want from the hearing. what have the last ten months been like for you and your family? tragic, tragic is the word. it has been helpless. nitharsan ravi was one of the five men to drown.
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the others were kenugen saththiyanathan, his brother kobi, gurusha nth srithavarajah and inthushan sriska ntharasa. they were all friends and travelled to camber sands for a day out at the sea. but it seems they somehow all ran into difficulties on the huge undulating shoreline and lost their lives. the shock of the multiple deaths was deepened by the fact that just a month before, mohit dupar and gustavo silva da cruz also drowned on the same beach. mr dupar had gone into the sea to help mr silva but the two men lost their lives. at a time of both incidents in which all seven men died, there were no permanent lifeguards on the beach. this summer, rother district council decided it would station patrols near after what it called the significant and unprecedented deaths. lawyers for the families of the men who died said today
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that they were keen that the body should suffer the same appalling tragedy that they have been through. a minute‘s silence has been observed across the country to remember those affected by the terrorist attack near the finsbury park mosque in london last week. one man died and several were injured. a 47year old and from cardiff has been charged with murder and attempted murder. the royal navy‘s new aircraft carrier is due to leave dock at rosyth on the firth of forth to begin sea trials. hms queen elizabeth has cost more
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than £3billion and is the navy‘s first carrier since ark royal was decommissioned in 2011. once the vessel is at sea it‘s expected to get plenty of attention not least from the russians. our scotland correspondent lorna gordon is at rosyth. this is the largest ship ever built for the royal navy and what a ship it is. it set sail from rosyth just a couple of hours ago, greatly completed manoeuvre to get into the waters of the fourth, but 11 tugs helping it on its way and it is no wonder it‘s one hour, anchored out there in the deep waters waiting for a low tide to continue its journey to its sea trials out in the north sea. jonathan beale has been on board to take a closer look and this is his report. the biggest warship ever built in britain is about to go to sea
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for the very first time. it‘s been one of the largest, most complex engineering projects in the uk, that has taken years and cost more than £3 billion. hms queen elizabeth is now ready to set sail. her crew of 700 are finding their way around the labyrinth inside, and getting used to life on board. yeah, the beds, just the bed alone are bigger than you get on normal ships anyway, so that‘s always a good start. yes, everything is better when it‘s newer, isn‘t it? this is just the start. it will be another year before the firstjets take off and land, and she won‘t be fully operational until 2021. but this is a significant moment for the royal navy. it‘ll have been without an aircraft carrierfor almost a decade. i think there are very few capabilities by any country that are as symbolic and totemic as a carrier's strike capability. submarines you can't see.
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these are very visible symbols of national power and power projection. but first, they‘ll have to carefully manoeuvre this massive ship out of the dock, with the help of 11 barges. just to give you a sense of scale, from one end of the deck to the other is about 300 metres, that is the length of the houses of parliament. as for height, from the keel to the top of that mast, that is taller than nelson‘s column and in fact they are going to have to lower that mast as they slide her through this dock, very narrow spaces, and eventually having to take her under the bridges out there. that will be the beginning of her first sea trials. and, later this year, if it all goes according to plan, she will be sailing into her new home of portsmouth. jonathan beale, bbc news. as jonathan was
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asjonathan was seeing, the ship is anchored in the deep waters of the firth of forth the largest ever built for the royal navy has a little later on to make its way under the three bridges across the forth. that is another great, located another. it has to wait for rotator, they will be a clearance of just a couple of metres beneath the real bridge as it passes through. it really has a vast shipping date. there has been a lot of interest on the shore of the safran, people watching make its way on this first journey and there will also be a lot of interest in the carrier out in the north sea from other countries, not least the russians, they may well send planes and ships and submarines out to take a closer look to try and get a sense of its acoustic footprint. and of course its capability. we expect there to be helicopters landing on the
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aircraft carrier in the next couple of weeks, a little tame in the future before it is fully operational. if you are still to come. thank you. caesar, the moment but there is wet weather on the way. for the team being plenty of fine weather across the uk across england and scotland. also wales to northern ireland crowd is increasing. here it looks like it‘ll be pretty wet through the evening rush hour but the rest of the country clearly much brighter and drier. temperatures still very warm in the south—east, into the 20s but only 12 degrees in belfast. to
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make the rain splashes through across northern and north—western parts of the country, raining hard for a time parts of the country, raining hard fora time and parts of the country, raining hard for a time and the heavy rain and the ending up in the district and throughout southern and central scotland. staying dry in the south but tomorrow it could rain almost anywhere. more widespread rain across the north but for the south it could catch one or two thunderstorms. tomorrow a classic mixed bag. tonight at six, at last the deal is done — theresa may gets backing for her minority government. the dup will back the government on crucial votes. in return, they get an extra £1 billion for northern ireland. today, we have reached an outcome that is good for the united kingdom, good for northern ireland, and allows our nation we‘ll hear from critics who accuse
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the government of bribing the dup. also tonight, the grenfell tower aftermath. every high—rise that‘s been checked has failed its fire safety test — 75 and counting. three nights after they evacuated their high—rise flats, residents of falls to move again — and they are angry.
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