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tv   Outside Source  BBC News  June 28, 2017 9:30pm-10:01pm BST

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hello, i'm ros atkins, this is outside source. 28 years after the hillsborough disaster — six people are to be charged. 96 people died at the football match. among those to be charged are the policeman who was match commander on the day. families of the victims say they feel vindicated. i'm absolutely delighted. we've got today everything we could have asked for. president trump is facing more delays in his plan to replace obamacare — and he's laying the blame with the democrats. police say they now believe at least 80 people died in the grenfell tower fire in london two weeks ago — and that some of the victims may never be identified. and in sport, michelle payne, one of horse racing's best female best female jockeys, has been stood down from riding after testing positive for a banned substance. yesterday, the republicans
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pushed back their vote on health care reform. donald trump's not happy. "with zero democrats to help, and a failed, expensive and dangerous obamacare as the democrats‘ legacy, the republican senators are working hard!" they are working hard — but they aren't agreeing. if they did, there would be no delay. the republicans have a majority in the senate. but eight senators are opposing the bill. one is rand paul, who says the reforms don't go far enough. another is susan collins. she says it's unfair to poor and elderly people. the game—changer here seems to have been this report from the cbo —
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the congressional budget office. it's concluded that this bill will mean 22 million americans will lose health insurance over the next ten years under the plans. if you are looking at the republicans having problems on this issue, you may be getting deja vu, because they have problems the first time round a couple of months back. katty kay has talked me through it. they came up with a bill that has been incredibly unpopular here in the us. only 12% approval rate. now they have to go back to their districts for the 4th ofjuly holiday, and they've got to try and sell something that people clearly don't like. the problem for the
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president is trying to come up with a bill that will win over moderate republicans, who want it to be more generous, and to come up with a bill that will satisfy conservative republicans, who bill to be more fiscally responsible, is going to be very difficult in deed. i don't see how they are going to do it. they are how they are going to do it. they a re clearly how they are going to do it. they are clearly struggling with it. what is the chronology here? how long do they have to get it through after they have to get it through after the holiday? they have an almost three weeks before they get into the summer recess, three weeks before they get into the summer recess, the august recess. after that, time starts running out, because the president needs some kind of a win. the criticism of what the republicans are doing here is that they are so desperate to get a tree on the health care bill, they don't really care what's in it. they just want to get it signed so they can move onto other things. but this is 20% of the american economy. it
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has a huge impact on people's lives and it really matters to people what is in the bill. the rush to get something signed is not going to go down with people when the senators go back to their districts for this holiday. let's look at this uncertainty with the health care bill. it's being followed all over the us, especially in parts of the country that really need affordable care. country that really need affordable ca re. let's country that really need affordable care. let's focus on kentucky. the majority voted for donald trump there. laura bicker will tell us more. this is what donald trump described as "forgotten america". eastern kentucky is now blighted by ill—health and an opiate crisis. let's ta ke
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ill—health and an opiate crisis. let's take a look at things. clinics are seeing far higher rates of cancer, diabetes and heart disease than the rest of the us, and years of working at the coal face are taking its toll. i had a lung transplant. they gave me an option. they said if i did it, it would be five years life expectancy. claude has black lung disease. he has to fight to breed. i worked underground for 27 years, and my lungs had shut down. when the mines shut, he lost hisjob and down. when the mines shut, he lost his job and his down. when the mines shut, he lost hisjob and his health insurance, but his treatment is free due to obamacare but his treatment is free due to obamaca re reforms. but his treatment is free due to obamacare reforms. this doctor was voted country doctor of the year. half his patients received government funded medicaid. he warned against making this debate political. other countries have set
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the ground work for us. we can take what they've done and build it to make the breast programme in the world. that is why the united states is as strong as it is. we have a lwa ys is as strong as it is. we have always taken things and made them better. some feared that the donald trump this county voted for will cut care. he's not thinking about the little people. i don't know what he's thinking. he did promise he wouldn't take away medicaid. he promised a lot, and he's went back on it. he promised a lot to get in office. so many people here have told us that obamacare has saved their lives, but it has come at a cost. hard—working, middle—income families say their insurance premiums have risen and they are struggling. they ask why they should be paying and suffering to help others. and that question is raised more often as opioid abuse it has
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become an epidemic. few households have gone untouched. courtney is four months pregnant. she's been given medication to slowly wean her off opioids. herfirst given medication to slowly wean her off opioids. her first son was born dependent on drugs. this time, she is determined to get the help she needs. i always have that fear of getting back on drugs, but i'm more excited than nervous, because i can't wait to be back normal and have my life back together, and be able to focus on things other than getting that feeling everyday. doctors say this kind of intervention will save money in the long run, and save what is becoming a lost generation. this community is finding ways to look after its own, after enduring so many changes. they are hoping washington is listening
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and will not turn its back on them now. donald trump is already fundraising for his reelection campaign. yes, this for the 2020 election. the president is hosting an event later at a hotel of his in washington. tickets cost $35,000. it's being hosted at the trump international hotel. i wanted to speak to katty kay about why the president would be fundraising for an election that is so far away. the problem here for the president, if you look at recent polls, supporters of the president really like him. they like his personality, the bombast, things that liberals might not be comfortable with in the way that he talks and directs policy,
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that he talks and directs policy, that they are very clear that they liked the idea that he's independent, and independent of political allegiances and financial interests. if he keeps having fundraisers, that could have an impact on his popularity with those people, who elected him because he wasn't in the pocket of anybody. it does suggest he firmly has his eye on 2020, running again and winning a second term. it might seem odd to people around the world that he is fundraising for an election that far down the track when next year they have the midterms. well, elections here cost $4 billion. if you want to run for president of the us, you need to start fundraising pretty much the day after you've been elected first time round. much the day after you've been elected first time roundlj much the day after you've been elected first time round. i wanted to tell you this odd story, from the washington post. this time magazine cover hangs
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in several of donald trump's resorts and golf clubs. and it's fake. this was the actual cover on that date. time have confirmed the cover adorning the golf club walls is not real. meanwhile, here's the president on twitter calling: "cnn, nbc, cbs & abc, ny times and washington post "fake news". and just because the president does this all the time — this is not normal. this is a man who has repeatedly says things that are completely untrue — both in office and beforehand. and who now, from the white house, constantly seeks to debase america's journalists and the information they offer americans. corrode all trust in information, and democracies struggle to function. these are complex times for the us news media and the presidency. they are still working out how to
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interact with each other. now, let's turn back to another very important story in the uk. police say they now believe at least 80 people died in the grenfell tower fire — but the real figure may not be known until the end of the year. it's been revealed that almost all of the people who died or are missing were injust 23 of the tower block's 129 flats. and police say that the intense heat of the fire means that some people may never be identified. here's our special correspondent, lucy manning. you may find parts of her report distressing. 23 flats where no one has been found. 23 flats in this charred shell of a building, where police now presume no one has survived. sajad jamalvatan rushed home with his sister as the fire burned. his mother made it out from the third floor, but the family are still suffering.
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we are a very vulnerable family, my mum, my sister and myself. we need immediate help. he hasjust had bad news about his sister. is your sister ok? she is dizzy at the moment. the ambulance should be nearby. i think they will take her to hospital. i am honestly begging for help. and i don't think it's really fair for us to beg for help. we don't deserve that kind of life. sajad is gathering his own list of survivors and missing — one of many here who just don't believe the information from the police. i do not believe the official figures. i really want to know what happened to my best friend. what happened to my neighbour. the police did give a lot more detail today, much of it hard to contemplate.
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from the 23 flats where no one has been found, 26 999 calls were made during that night. the residents of the block started to move up to escape the flames, and it is thought many of them did gather in one flat. and the police now say it will take them until at least the end of the year to be sure how many people died here. we've looked at many lists given to us by the government, by local the community, and also by other companies, such as fast food delivery companies. we are going everywhere to try and get a true number, and i believe that number will rise. for the survivors, there is still too much to feel sad and angry about. the housing minister confronted. i want permanent accommodation... if you don't give me permanent accommodation, i'm not going to accept it.
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i'm notjust going to take any house you give me. if you give me a house i don't want, i'm not going to take it. what we are guaranteeing is that they will have an offer of a home with a three—week period. the inquest today heard about the death of syrian refugee mohammed alhajali, found outside the building. mother and daughter rabiya and husna begum found on the 17th floor. mohammed neda, a taxi driver, found outside the tower. 77—year—old abdulsalam sedha who died on the 11th floor. eight—year—old malak and her sister, little lina, just a baby. malak and leena and her parents were buried yesterday. leena, the youngest victim of this fire. she had lived forjust six months. and she died in her mother's arms.
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lucy manning, bbc news, west london. there is much more information on those who lost their lives and the investigation into the fire on the bbc news website. stay with us, still to come. scientists say they've come up with a painless skin patch to replace the traditional flu vaccination. michael bond, the creator of paddington bear, has died, aged 91. he died at his home on tuesday following a short illness, a statement from his publisher harpercollins said. bond published his first book, a bear called paddington, in 1958, and the story of the small, cuddly character went on to become a popular tv series, and was recently made into a film. david sillito
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looks back on his life. it was just over 60 years ago, on christmas eve, that a young bbc cameraman, michael bond, saw a lonely toy bear sitting on a shelf in a department store. it inspired him to write a bear called paddington, a polite, accident—prone immigrant from peru. he has got a strong sense of right and wrong, and he is a very polite bear, based on my father. he was always a very polite man and paddington has got a lot of him in it. good afternoon, can i help you? so the manners were from his father, but that opening scene, the meeting on the station platform, there was in it an echo of his childhood in the ‘30s when he sanewish child refugees arrive in britain.
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but the world of paddington was, despite all his many scrapes, a gentle place, rooted in the character of its duffle coat wearing author. it really does feel very sad, particularly because the publishing party he always comes to is next week and he will be really missed. he is the most lovely person to chat to. he is very funny. i think it proves that children still do love those quiet books. it is about the character. he wrote the characters so beautifully. there is parsley. sometimes mr onion lets him ring the school bell. michael bond also created the herb garden along with dozens of other books, but nothing came close to paddington. he guarded his friendly, furry creation closely and he had doubts
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about the recent film version, but when he saw that paddington‘s essential decency was untouched, he even agreed to a little cameo performance, a little wave of welcome to his old friend. this is outside source, live from the bbc newsroom. our lead story is: six are being charged in connection with the hilllsborough disaster — 28 years after it happened. four of those facing charges are former policemen. this is michelle payne. she's one of horse racing's best jockeys — she became a really big star after becoming the first woman to win the melbourne cup — that was in 2015. well, she's tested positive for a banned substance. let's bring in sarah from the bbc
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sports centre. tell us more about the circumstances. it is a banned substance called phentermine. it is an appetite suppressant to control her weight. basically, about a year ago she had a very bad accident, and des o'keefe, who has been speaking to the bbc today, he is part of the australia jockeys association, he has been speaking to michelle payne today, and he says that she started today, and he says that she started to ta ke today, and he says that she started to take weight suppression medication after that for 13 months ago. he said she was on one type of medication that was cleared. it wasn't working, so she tried another form, phentermine, but she didn't check it was on the banned substance list. she says herself, through des o'keeffe, that she is disappointed and embarrassed for this error of judgment. there is going to be a
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hearing, and enquiry, on thursday, about five hours from now in australia. she is set to admit breaching the guidelines. we think she will get a four seb suspension. backin she will get a four seb suspension. back in 2014, she sets the racing world alight, and became the first woman to win the melbourne cup. she isa woman to win the melbourne cup. she is a very popular person, and her back story is fascinating, the struggles she has come through with herfamily struggles she has come through with her family and then through serious injuries. it's set to be made into a film. this is a bit of a blight on michelle payne's career so far, and we await that enquiry. let's talk again tomorrow when we know what punishment she will receive from that. the tour de france begins on saturday. chris froome is the reigning champ. and he's in bullish mood. i feel as if i am exactly where i
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need to be. i've been very light on race days. i need to get more race rhythm. i like to think that that means i'm coming into the to a fresher than i've been before, and if numbers in training and the feelings on the bike or anything to go by, i'm ready for the next few weeks. so am i. can't wait. starts on saturday. this is good. a player in norway taking shirt—pulling to a whole new level. this was a match between sandefjord and tromso. the player looks like he's breaking clear — and all subtlety is dispensed with, as you see. because the guy whose shirt was pulled got frustrated and kicked out, they both got booked. it was a yellow card. most people watching it felt like the shirt... look at that. full commitment. you
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can find that clip on the bbc sport app if you'd like to show it to someone app if you'd like to show it to someone else. lots of sport available online from the bbc if you'd like to get it. i was mentioning this a few minutes ago. next, a report frrom tulip mazumdar on an alternative to injections. it's called a micro—needle patch — and we're assured it's "painless". and can administer vaccines. here's tulip. let's face it. few people enjoy injections. but vaccines administered in this way, such as the flu jab, help save millions of lives around the world. now scientists in the us have carried out trials involving 100 people, whether flu vaccine is given like this instead. it may look like a plaster for a small cut, but zoom this instead. it may look like a plasterfor a small cut, but zoom in and you will see 100 microscopic hairlike needles containing the flu virus. they penetrate the skin's surface and then dissolve. we have compared in our trial the
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micro—needle patch to a regular influenza micro—needle patch to a regular i nflu e nza a micro—needle patch to a regular influenza a shot, and the patch did great in terms of introducing antibodies. here in the uk you can get a flu jab easily by coming to your local pharmacy, and many choose not to, sometimes because they are afraid of needles. it can be a bigger challenge in developing countries, where it can be much more difficult to get vaccines to the people who need them. influenza kills between a quarter and half a million of people every year. the young and the elderly, and pregnant women, are the most at risk. the vaccines often need to be kept cold and right up until the moment they are administered, which can be difficult for places in remote areas
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with limited power supply. we have a technology that potentially we could use for flu vaccines and four vaccines more generally. we could do away with needles. the vaccines appear to be stable at 40 degrees for a deer or more, which is really good. so potentially, this could be a lot cheaper than current technology, and you don't need trained staff to administer it. most people in the study say the patch is painless, but some experienced mild side effects for a few days, such as redness and itching. researchers at emory university and the georgia institute of technology say it will be a few years before the patch is widely available and more studies are needed. the ultimate goal is for people to buy their vaccine off—the—shelf and even immunise themselves. tulip mazumdar, bbc news. last week was all about the heat,
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but this week has been all about the rain so far. some parts of the uk have had a month's worth of rain already. in suffolk, 90 millimetres, getting on forfour already. in suffolk, 90 millimetres, getting on for four inches of rain. large parts of central and western europe have seen lots of stormy weather as well. and some flooding in places. we haven't had thunderstorms, but the rain is still keeping going in this area. low pressure is pushing the wetter weather further north, so a change in the weather for scotland and eventually for northern ireland. the wetter weather settling in across a good part of mainland scotland and pushing westwards into northern ireland. for the south, pushing westwards into northern ireland. forthe south, one pushing westwards into northern ireland. for the south, one or two showers around, still a lot of cloud but also a hint of sunshine.
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temperature is a bit higher in these areas on thursday. still a good deal of rain in northern areas. the rain continues overnight on thursday, but does become lighter and more patchy across northern and western parts of the uk. some clearer skies and brea ks the uk. some clearer skies and breaks in the cloud coming into south—east england. some sunshine in these areas on friday as well. still that cold wind and some rain for scotla nd that cold wind and some rain for scotland and northern ireland. not as rain on friday, as that rain pushes further into england and wales. warmth in the south—east could trigger some heavy showers. the front bringing the rain will slip away from the uk, south eastwards. starting with a few spots of rain on saturday morning, but then some sunshine coming through. for most, saturday will be dry and a
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bit warmer in the sunshine. a front will bring some rain in from the north—west during the evening and overnight, but it doesn't really hang about, and many southern areas will miss the rain altogether. brightening up across many areas on sunday with sunshine and a couple of showers. windy in areas, such as northern ireland, with wind touching gale force on coastal areas. a bit warmer on monday, with highs of 23 degrees, but i suspect we will see some rain coming into northern ireland and scotland. an area of low pressure bringing that wetter weather toward the end of the week. that is going to be a theme during the course of next week. this is the jet stream, and it has been in this sort of position, very bowed and buckles, and by early next week, it looks very different in terms of its
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orientation. a strengthening jet across the atlantic will move things across the atlantic will move things a bit more quickly across the uk. colder air towards the far north, up towards iceland. warmer air is trying to nudge in from the south into southern and eastern areas of the uk, so we end up with this split. more likely to get rain in the north—west, much drier in the south—east. but for many parts, next week should be a lot warmer, particularly in the sunshine. tonight at ten, criminal charges will be brought against six people in relation to the hillsborough disaster nearly 30 years ago. 96 liverpool football supporters lost their lives because of overcrowding at sheffield wednesday's ground. among those facing trial is the senior police officer in charge on the day, david duckenfield, who is accused of manslaughter by gross negligence. relatives of the victims were told of the charges at a private meeting
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with the crown prosecution service. it's about all of these families, 28 years they've had of torture, really. it's been hell on earth. and they need an end to this. and now this, hopefully, this is definitely the start of the end. we'll have more detail of the charges being brought and reaction of the families. also tonight... pay in the public sector — the cap on pay rises could be reviewed later this year, according to some ministers.
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