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this is bbc news. the headlines at 3pm: donald trump meets vladimir putin for the first time, as world leaders congregate at the 620 summit in germany. german police have been out again in force against protestors, whilst issues such as climate change are on the agenda. a former teacher at a mosque in cardiff is jailed for 13 years for sexually assaulting four girls over ten years. the parents of the terminally ill baby charlie gard have said he's not in pain and international attempts to intervene in his case have revived their hopes. a 14—year—old girl has died in a collision in birmingham between a bus carrying schoolchildren and a bin lorry. a survey of nhs trusts suggests that melt the health trusts in england are being overwhelmed by a rise in demand and staff sausages. —— that mental health trusts. wimbledon — it's a big day for british players as andy murray takes to centre court again
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and johanna konta leads the way for the women. good afternoon and welcome to bbc news. the us president donald trump and russia's vladimir putin have met face to face for the first time — shaking hands at the start of the g20 summit in germany. it follows months of speculation about their relationship and allegations of russian intervention in the us presidential election. the two men are due to hold an official meeting at the summit in hamburg later. with issues like climate change on the agenda, protestors have brought police onto the streets once again today following yesterday's violence. we can go our deputy political editorjohn pienaar, who's in hamburg. before we get substance, we get to persist with body language when we
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see the first handshake. it will be fascinating to watch donald trump meeting flat in putin, due to happen in the next hour or so. —— meeting vladimir putin. just for the body language as much as anything else. vladimir putin is seen as a quietly spoken menace. by contrast, donald trump is seen as capable of starting a deep controversy in an empty room. it'll be fascinating to watch and see what transpires. it's a summit where the background is set by global tension. whether that's north korea, climate change. donald trump facing off many leaders. at odds with them on so many issues. we look forward to the meeting between the russian and american presidents. outside the centre, confrontation
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between riot police and demonstrators, often they congregate ata summit like demonstrators, often they congregate at a summit like this. demonstrators resent both vladimir putin and donald trump being here, and that's pitted them against the police with water canons, determined to keep the protesters away from the summit venue. in some overnight battles, a minority of protestors throw missiles and used sling shots, summit leaders hope it can be contained, they are nervous enough about the crises in the wider world that already divide them. so, no surprise, all eyes on donald trump, less than six months in office, and bringing to the summit his unsettling style and america first policies. his host, angela merkel, has clashed with him repeatedly in recent weeks but it is donald trump's first face—to—face trial of strength with russia's leader that will electrify the gathering. today he tweeted...
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vladimir putin may stand seven inches shorter than his american rival but he too is a natural fighter, with 17 years at the top in russia to his advantage. yesterday, donald trump landed early blows, accusing russia of destabilising tactics in syria and the ukraine, something that the kremlin strongly denies. the two presidents have shaken hands for the first time, a scene captured only by a german government camera. but even this fleeting glimpse will be played and replayed to analyse clues in the body language ahead of face—to—face talks later. today america's european allies welcomed what they saw as donald trump's defence
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of their democratic values. now they want to see if he will follow through. donald trump mentioned yesterday, that words are easy but actions are what matter. and the first test is our meeting in hamburg. it's a tense day, both outside on the streets of hamburg and here inside the heavily fortified summit centre. tense politically too, as all the other world leaders are looking to the first head—to—head between the president of the united states and of russia, to see if one emerges as the stronger political personality. theresa may has an additional set of challenges, establishing her rights to be numbered among the major world
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leaders. lord hague has been saying that britain will lose influence within and beyond britain as a result of brexit. following the election result, that is undeniable. i spoke to the prime minister earlier today. i asked whether those events made herjob speaking for pretty much harder. —— speeding for britain much harder. we can be very timid, we can sit back or we can be bold and that's what we're going to be and we're going to be bold because the united kingdom is facing challenges that we need to address. of course there's brexit and we need to get that right, the talks have started constructively, but we've got a way to go yet — but we know the deep and special partnership that we want with the european union — but there are also initiatives that we will be taking around the rest of the world. today, the prime minister cold on world leaders to incorporate with practical and political effort to cause of the financing of terrorism.
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—— to close off the financing of terrorism. this shouldn't be too ha rd terrorism. this shouldn't be too hard but it should be harder to doctor donald trump about climate change. as for brexit, coming up to a solution that satisfies the country, you can only describe that asa country, you can only describe that as a work in progress. thank you very much. let's speak to alexander vershbow, a former us ambassador to russia and he has also served as deputy secretary general of nato. he's now at the atlantic council think tank. hejoins us from our studio in brussels. good afternoon. good afternoon. we're looking at two presidents meeting for the first time. lots of body language experts have been called in. what will the men have been briefed about each other in the meantime? i think that president putin has a good psychological
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profile of donald trump. it will come on in a friendly way, trying to see whether he can make some inroads, given president trump's conciliatory signals about relations with russia. hopefully, president trump will have been cautioned about the wiliness of president putin. when you see he has got a psychological profile of donald trump, he's got a twitter account. that's a running psychological profile! ukraine will be on the agenda, there hasjust been and interesting appointment for the us secretary general in ukraine. i've been pushing for this. i think if
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there is ever going to be a solution in ukraine, the us has to get involved. an experienced diplomat has been appointed to play this role. ukraine has to be at the top of the list. people were very exact donald trump would suit the subdivision carpet but it doesn't seem that he is going to do that. —— would sweep the situation under the carpet. we have to be able to incorporate with russia. without a solution in ukraine, real corporation is not possible. —— cooperation. it's going to be interesting, given in the early days of the residences at trump describes plasma putin as strong. then domestic politics in the us kicked in and the message that donald trump us in and the message that donald trump us to send back from germany today is what? is it, look, i'm not as
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close to him as you think or that i get on with him very well? he would be helped by the former approach, showing that he's not naive the dangers that russian foreign policy poses for the us and europe and the work. that he laid out some important demand for houston in terms of ukraine. —— demands for a plasma putin in terms of ukraine and syria. this will help them domestically to get out of the dark cloud he's been under because of the allegations of collusion between his campaign and questions regarding russia's role in the elections. we are looking at pictures of the two men, they are waiting for people to come down around them and then i suspect there will be the handshake we are looking at. i'm being a body
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language expert now. vladimir putin is sitting back. donald trump is edging forward. lets you they're saying. it's going very well. we look forward to a lot of very positive things happening for russia, the us and everybody concerned. i don't know if you saw that particular handshake. it wasn't the friendliest thing i've seen but equally it wasn't that frosty. i'm not seeing the monitor in brussels but it sounds like the president
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took a careful approach was his opening words. let's see what happens in the meeting. all this body language analysis is a bit much! one of the criticisms of the bilateral meeting is the small number of people involved. some say that's a problem. i'lljust interrupt. let's see what friday may putin is saying. —— what vladimir putin is saying. —— what vladimir putin is saying. —— what vladimir putin is saying. translation: i'm delighted to meet you mr president. i hope our meeting will go well. thank you very much.
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mr president, did you read the election? —— did you raise the election? —— did you raise the election? ok, you saw none of that, ta ke election? ok, you saw none of that, take it from me that they are looking forward to getting down to talks together. in terms of the overall mode, a lot to talk about. absolutely. we have to deal with the russians on some issues, even if they are not being as constructive as we would want. for example, north korea, syria, iran. it's good they are talking. i'm delighted that we've got over this first meeting and all the baggage writing it. —— all the baggage surrounding it. you
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andi all the baggage surrounding it. you and i are dealing with the baggage. it the wretched first handshake that everybody is its. making such meetings normal and routine is a good thing but it's important that the russians be held accountable for their misdeeds that have wrote about their misdeeds that have wrote about the controversial relationship we are talking about. the aggression with ukraine is top of the list and hacking our collection is a close second. you think that that full be raised? i don't know, it is difficult to say. hopefully, donald trump will point out that congress is fired up, ready to tighten sanctions and that he won't offer unilateral concessions to 30 may putin. -- unilateral concessions to 30 may putin. —— to president putin. unilateral concessions to 30 may putin. -- to president putin. as a diplomat, you'll get these two men.
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they couldn't be two more different men in many ways. the salesman and a showman and one site and the arch manipulator, i7 showman and one site and the arch manipulator, 17 years under his dealt, is this a meeting of minds? they are of different backgrounds that both have a kind of a bossi style. manipulation is a would you could use for the president of the united states as well as mr putin. despite crashing styles, hopefully they will find a way to talk to one another. i hope that enough issues will be phased frontally. —— tough issues will be faced frontally. russia's great at avoiding issues. we have a lot to do with in terms of
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russian behaviour. this is not going to be easy but at least the dialogue has started. thank you very much. you're welcome. let's have another look at the handshake. this was just a short time ago that the president of the united states and the russian president should hands at the start of bilateral talks. —— shook hands. he speaks russian. we spoke over the phone with you
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several times. important bilateral and international issues. from confirmation —— phone conversation is never enough. we wa nt we want to talk about bilaterals and resolve international policies. we need a solution. i'm delighted to meet you personally, mr president. i hope our meeting yields positive results. thank you very much. mr
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president, will you raise the election hacking? thank you very much everyone. time to go. our correspondent sarah rainsford is in moscow. both men say they are hoping for a positive outcome from this. both are after different things. they are. i'd say it was a fairly cool meeting. the opening of the meeting, that handshake. no tug—of—war handshake as donald trump has become well—known for. but mr putin that produced in. he generally conducts these handshakes and bilateral meetings, i'd say this was a deliberate attempt to keep the
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atmosphere cool. there is a loss writing on this meeting. the kremlin has all the long tried to keep expectations low. —— there is a lots writing. nobody expects major deals are concessions made. they have presented this as a first encounter, a chance for the mental look each other in the eye and see where they stand on some issues. —— for the men to look one another. the personal of the nymex of the men might begin to restore relationship between these countries that is at a low level indeed. given what has happened over the last few months, i don't think expectations are particularly high. the more we look at it, the more uncomfortable they look. vladimir
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putin really looks at donald trump during this meeting. he will have on the back of his mind what president trump said in poland yesterday, particularly regarding the ukraine will be a huge issue. potentially, yes. i asked mr putin's spokesman this morning. many people said this was a fairly strong statement coming from donald trump, colin ——: russia to stop. again, the kremlin spokesman was keen to be cautious. he said mr putin was informed of all comments made in poland and that he would bear them in comments made in poland and that he would bearthem in mind. comments made in poland and that he would bear them in mind. the kremlin, mr putin himself has been careful since mr trump was elected not to criticise him openly.
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vladimir putin has been waiting for this moment, this meeting when they can sit down and hammer out the big issues they have to go to. this is surely vladimir putin that will be trying to set up his position. there isa trying to set up his position. there is a filling in russia that in the us policy wise things are in chaos, donald trump is weaker than putin is at home. it is imagined that factory putin is setting out his stall and seeing what donald trump release the stable. the orthodoxy shearer is that russia did into it. if they did it, nobody will be able to prove it definitively. i think that the comments made by donald trump in poland were welcomed. but he said that he thinks it was a shock, he said in the same breath that it
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wasn't russia. —— that he thinks it wasn't russia. —— that he thinks it was russia. that is playing up well in moscow. people say, there is no proof. in russia, people blame at donald trump's cooling towards moscow as the result of some kind of fear of russia and america. an interesting dynamic here. lots of excitement in russia, people thought that the relationship could improve when the donald trump was elected. they thought that it could become friends and russia would be seen as an equal. that has cooled, expectations have fallen ill. looking at demonstrations in hamburg. climate change is a big issue. what the russian view over
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president trump's decision to pull out of the paris climate accord? they are missing some of the climate change meeting to take part in the bilateral. that suggests where priorities for both these men seem to live. i think the issues on the table today, perhaps they will have time to touch upon, that will be ukraine, also syria. rex tillerson has come up with a proposal to be presented perhaps at this meeting for more corporation within serbia. —— within syria. this is a chance to hear more about this proposal and see whether there is more corporation potentially in syria. under president obama, whenjohn kerry was secretary of state, there we re kerry was secretary of state, there
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were multiple attempts to bring russia in and cooperate more full with russia... i think the united states has had its fingers burned in terms of trying to play ball with russia in syria. cool, perhaps not frosty, but totally cool. this is a calm assessment of relations, a slow checking out of one another to see who these men are. just thought i'd put you on the spot! . you later. —— talk to you later. the seniorjudge who'll lead the grenfell tower public inquiry has faced angry questions from survivors of the fire and from local residents. sir martin moore—bick listened to their views at a public meeting last night. last week, he admitted it was doubtful that he'd be able to consider the social issues which some people claim have led
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to a housing crisis. wyre davies reports. i give you my word that i will look into this matter to the very best of my ability and find the facts as i see them from the evidence. a passionate defence last night of his remit and record from the formerjudge appointed to lead the grenfell inquiry. he is already facing calls from some residents to stand down. no, but you don't respect me because you say the government is appointing me to do a hatchet job. not a hatchetjob, you're going to do a taylor report like for hillsborough, which was very technical but didn't deal with the wider issues and it took 30 years for people to be arrested. this is why it's so important to get the terms of reference right and for you to tell me what you think it should cover. some grenfell residents are sceptical about sir martin moore—bick, saying he lacks credibility and empathy with survivors and they fear the scope of his inquiry will not be wide enough. others, while frustrated, say sir martin should be allowed to get on with his job. i think sir martin does have something of a credibility problem but i am sympathetic to the fact there are constraints
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on him as well. i think it's very important that the terms of what he's going to do are clarified quickly. i also think it's very important the residents have the say that the prime minister promised them. three weeks after the devastating fire in which at least 80 people were killed, the government says an inquiry responsible, so they can be held accountable. getting the balance right, an investigation that isn't drawn out but which addresses the anger of survivors and residents, will be the key to a successful inquiry. an 81—year—old former religious teacher has been sentenced to 13 years in prison after being convicted of 11! child sex abuse offences which involved four girls who were aged just 6
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to 10 years old. the court heard that mohammed sadiq had carried out the abuse while teaching the quran to children at the medina mosque in cardiff in a ten—year period — starting in 1996. sian lloyd reports. hiding his face from the cameras, mohammed sadiq's past has finally caught up with him. the children he taught called him uncle as a mark of respect but he abused his position of trust and sexually assaulted four young girls. the abuse took place inside the madina mosque in cardiff while sadiq was teaching the koran. one victim described how she dreaded going to the mosque knowing he would single her out. we are protecting her anonymity and her words have been revoiced. it sounds a bit sad but it started to feel quite normal eventually. and because it was every day, i was sort of thinking, yeah, let's just get this over with. the court heard that sadiq had carried out a gross breach of trust, parents had sent children to the mosque after school
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thinking they would be safe. he had traumatised his victims, touching them sexually under their clothes. other children were prodded with a wooden or metal stick if they misbehaved. following his sentence, a statement was issued on behalf of the mosque. all mosques in wales now have child protection policies in place and teachers and volunteers alike are all vetted and closely monitored. his victims told the court that they had found it difficult to talk about the abuse in part because of their muslim culture and faith. today thejudge praised their bravery. sentencing the 81—year—old to 13 years of which half must be served in prison, judge stephen hopkins told mohammed sadiq, you continue to deny your guilt, you have no understanding of the harm and humiliation you have caused. beneath the veneer of respectability, sadiq was described as dark and deviant.
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he showed his victims no remorse. sian lloyd, bbc news cardiff crown court. let's have a look at the weather. one sideshow across many parts of the country. we can see the split between the country by looking at the satellite picture. towards southern and south—eastern parts of england, clearer skies. some southern and south—eastern parts of england, clearerskies. some rain underneath the cloud, particularly eastern scotland. a humid fuel in london and fresher frozen north west. through this evening and overnight, the area of low pressure syncs across the country. a cold front and introducing colder
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temperatures. in the south, still looking at 17—18. another monkey night ahead. tomorrow, cloudy conditions for southern england and wales. more sunshine in northern england, scotland and northern ireland. in sunnier spells in southern england, temperatures between 17 and 2a degrees. hello. this is bbc news. the headlines: donald trump has greeted vladimir putin, as world leaders gather in hamburg for the g20 summit. it's the first time the pair have met face to face and they are due to hold talks later today. earlier water cannon were used by the german police to control rioters and anti—capitalist protesters who have clashed with police. an 81—year—old former teacher at a mosque in cardiff has been sentenced to 13 years in prison for mulitiple sexual offences against young girls. thejudge leading
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the grenfell tower public inquiry has faced angry questions from survivors at last night's public meeting. some residents are concerned the scope of the inquiry is too narrow. news of cricket and tennis, it is all happening, now time for the sports news. day five at wimbledon, a day for british fans, four british fa ns a day for british fans, four british fans in action. heather watson was aiming to reach the second week of a grand slam for the first time but just was not to be, was it. four players in action, two down with two remaining, those brits we have lost along the day—to—day put up have lost along the day—to—day put upa have lost along the day—to—day put up a spirited fight, just a few minutes since heather watson lost her match on centre court against the former world number one victoria azarenka. she took it to three sets,
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took the first 6—3, really strong in the first set, lost the second, 6—1, that scoreline not particularly indicative of the contest, much more tightly fought than that, then she was broken in the seventh game, broke straight actor, in the third, but could not hang on, losing the third, 6—4. heatherwatson deeply disappointed to go out. amazing story for victoria azarenka, back seven months after having her first child, this is herfourth match, she goes through. they will play each other again later on court with their mixed doubles partners! that is the funny thing, so a chance for them to work each other out before them to work each other out before the mixed doubles clash. we also lost aljaz bedene, he was knocked out by the 16th seed jill muller. another good match, lost the first ofa another good match, lost the first of a tie—break, 7—6, one break up in
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the second, lost the advantage to lose a second, 7—5. —— gilles muller. then broken midway through the third, 6—4. straight sets defeat but a really good contest between him and the number 16 seed from luxembourg, gilles muller, the cd player there, a little too strong for the british number four. lots of british interest, more coming up, we have andy murray and joke onto —— johanna konta. only halfway through the british menu, if you like, we have lost heather watson and aljaz bedene, butjohanna konta is up next playing maria sakkari of greece, ranked outside the top 100, should bea ranked outside the top 100, should be a pretty easy one forjohanna konta, ranked sixth here, and andy murray, defending champion and world number one. he goes up against fabio fognini, 28 seed, pretty epic battles in the past, 3—3 between the
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two, so there could be a test for andy murray, last up on centre court. the way the matches go today, would be quite a late evening for andy murray. therefore, a late evening for all of us as well!|j andy murray. therefore, a late evening for all of us as well! i am still jealous of you. evening for all of us as well! i am stilljealous of you. thank evening for all of us as well! i am still jealous of you. thank you evening for all of us as well! i am stilljealous of you. thank you for the update. england bowlers have taken the update. england bowlers have ta ke n two the update. england bowlers have taken two south african wickets on the second day of the first test at lord's, eventually being bowled out for a58 in the first innings. captainjoe for a58 in the first innings. captain joe root was finally out for 190, jewitt broad reaching an unbeaten half—century. stuart broad then dismissed hyno kuhn, and moeen ali trapped passim amla lbw. stand—in skipper dean elgar has reached his half—century. the british and irish lions captain
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sam warburton says he has "unfinished business" ahead of tomorrow's third and deciding test against new zealand. he missed the series decider in australia four years ago because of injury, he will lead out an unchanged side in auckland. for the last four years, in the back of my mind, i have had this tour, i have set my sights on it, i have i have wanted to be in the test team and play in the last game. if it did not happen you just accept it, i think things happen for a reason. i was delighted when i heard my name read out, to have a chance to play and win it. cannot wait for that final test. that a 1a—year—old girl has died after a crash involving a minibus and a lorry on the eighth 38 in birmingham, carrying school pupils ona birmingham, carrying school pupils on a school trip. —— a38. birmingham, carrying school pupils on a schooltrip. -- a38. john taylor high school, in this village, in east staffordshire, not far from
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burton on trent, the children involved were from this school, setting off on a school trip this morning. 9am, as they were heading into birmingham, the crash happened. we're told there were 26 people on board, 2a of them children, and we have had it confirmed one teenage girl has been killed. -- a 1a—year—old girl has died after a crash involving a minibus and a lorry on the a38 in birmingham. the vehicle was carrying 21 school pupils on a field—trip. vehicle was carrying 21 school pupils on a field-trip. another teenage girl is in hospital, other children on board were treated for minor injuries. in the last hour and a half since we have been here, we have seen some of the children coming out with their parents, very distressed clearly by what has happened, this is a close—knit rural community. a profound sense of shock at the moment. so far, no comment from the school, not able to make a statement at this time. but we do know that the rest of the children we re know that the rest of the children were brought back to the school after the accident and since then have been collected by their pa rents. have been collected by their parents. elizabeth, in terms of the injuries, you were suggesting
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nothing too serious? well, we know that one another teenage girl is in hospital at the moment, we are not sure of her condition. we know that other children on board the minibus we re other children on board the minibus were injured but we were told it was mine injuries and we have also seen some of the children involved leaving the school this afternoon with no apparent injuries although of course they are very distressed, as are many of their parents. the world health organisation says the sexually transmitted infection gonorrhoea is getting much harder to treat. a study by the who across 77 countries suggests the condition, which can cause infertility, is rapidly evolving resistance to antibiotics and it's stressed its essential that research is carried out to find new drugs and a vaccine. three cases, in france, spain and japan, have recently been found to be completely untreatable. sara smith reports. newsreel footage: a life—saving drug, which has revolutionised medical science...
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ever since the development of penicillin in the 19a0s, gonorrhoea, like a host of previously devastating infections, became little more than an inconvenience for those with access to the new antibiotics. over the years, though, it has become resistant to the drugs available. the options for treating it are running out. it's a very smart organism that has multiple mechanisms by which it can mutate and become resistant to antibiotics. and the evidence is there that it's resistant to many of the antibiotics we currently use and soon there will not be any antibiotics available that could be used for this very important infection. there are 78 million new gonorrhoea infections worldwide every year. spread through unprotected sex, if untreated it can cause infertility and can even be passed to a foetus during pregnancy. it's difficult to prevent the chain of transmission with gonorrhoea because if people don't know they're infected, their sex partners won't know to access treatment. and what's especially worrying is that the pace of development for resistance of gonorrhoea is outstripping what we see with other infections. the department of health in england
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said it expected nhs bosses to make sure an extra billion pounds each year reached front line mental three recorded cases of completely resistant gonorrhoea may be just the start, according to the world health organisation. it says a vaccine will be needed to stop it. at the moment a disease, the dangers of which many had studio: tens of thousands of people will face financial hardship, and be forced into debt, if changes aren't made to the way the new welfare benefit, universal credit, is rolled out. that's according to the charity citizens advice which is calling for improvements.
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however ministers insist the benefit is working, as our social affairs correspondent michael buchanan reports. voiceover: at the citizens advice office in bridgewater, an increasing number of people are coming in, complaining about universal credit. vicky kelly has had to take the day off work to sort out her problems. she has no internet access at home and struggles to keep up with the online system. yeah, i'm having to take the day off from work to sort this out. they want me to work and yet, you've got to take time off! what's it been like, then, the past few months? terrible. struggling for money, having to find other work just to manage. and obviously now, they've stopped it again at the moment, we have to make phone calls, make appointments to come back into thejob centre. and again, it's more time off of work, losing more money. universal credit has been rolled out across britain, six welfare payments such as housing benefit and tax credits being combined into one monthly sum. but problems are emerging: a survey conducted by citizens advice of those people it's helped found over a third of claimants are waiting longer than the six weeks they should for a payment. one in ten people have had to wait over ten weeks for universal credit. more than half have had to borrow money while waiting for their benefit. we are seeing at the moment
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thousands of people who are seriously worried about their personal situations and cannot fix it because the administration of universal credit is not helping them and the support is not there for them to see their way out of it. ministers insist that universal credit is a success and say most claimants are satisfied with the benefit and that help is available for those with problems. michael buchanan, bbc news. studio: in a moment a summary of the business news studio: mental health services in england are being overwhelmed by a combination of rising demand and staff shortages, according to a survey by nhs providers. there are also concerns that extra government money, designed to improve access for patients needing help, is failing to reach front line services. here's our health correspondent, dominic hughes. voiceover: two years ago alice victor was struggling with an eating disorder but her gp told her it would take at least a year before she was referred for nhs treatment. in the end alice went private but, thinking back, she remembers that wait as a dangerous time. it takes so much to come out and say i need help
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and i need professional help, and then to not get it is horrible. and having to wait longer and longer, you get stuck in the same unhealthy thought patterns and your mental illness takes over. a survey of bosses at mental health trusts across england paints a picture of services under pressure. seventy per cent expect demand to increase this year. two out of three trusts say they don't have enough staff to cope, particularly mental health nurses and psychiatrists. and 80% say extra government money intended for mental health is not reaching front line services. we have seen many, many more campaigns up and down the country really talking about breaking down the stigma of presenting for mental health treatment, but that means that demand is going through the roof. and i think we are at risk of mental health trusts being overwhelmed in the near future. the department of health in england said it expected nhs bosses to make sure an extra billion pounds each year reached front line mental health services by 2021. meanwhile, a bbc radio 5 live investigation has found a 16% rise
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in ambulance call—outs to people suffering from suspected mental health problems, adding to the signs the pressure is building across the system. studio: breaking news, we are hearing a man has been arrested in connection with the investigation into the attack at manchester arena, 19—year—old man arrested at liverpooljohn lennon airport, on suspicion of offences under the terrorism act, he remains in custody. they also save a property is being searched, as part of that investigation. that means so far, 23 people have been arrested in connection with de—arrested and the
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others released without charge, one person remains in custody. we will bring you more on that as we get it. the parents of terminally—ill charlie gard say that international attempts to intervene in his case have revived their hopes. their comments come after a hospital in the united states offered to ship an experimental drug to the uk to help treat the 11—month—old. charlie's parents are at the centre of a lengthy legal battle with london's great ormond street hospital, who say the treatment would not help their son. sarah campbell reports:. —— sarah campbell reports. the fight by charlie's parents to keep him alive goes on. he was born last august with a very rare genetic disorder which led to a rapid deterioration in his condition. he is now severely brain damaged and cannot move, eat or breathe without artificial help. his parents have fought his medical team to stop his ventilator being withdrawn, arguing that experimental treatment in america could help. i don't understand it, euthanasia is illegal, suicide is illegal, how is this legal? when there is a chance. all i want is two—three months. we will know in that time whether this will work or not.
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this has been going on for months and months and this whole time my little boy is just lying there. i don't feel he is in pain, that is the only reason i can carry on but it is not fair on him. charlie's parents have lost at every stage in the british legal system. his doctors at great ormond street hospital argue that he may in fact be in pain but is unable to show it. they also argued that the experimental treatment on offer would be unable to reverse the brain damage charlie has already suffered. his parents have garnered support worldwide, more than £1.3 million has been raised to pay for treatment in the us and the campaign's high—profile supporters include the pope and president trump. it was thought that charlie's ventilator would be withdrawn last friday but the hospital said the family would be given more time together. in a statement released today great ormond street said it would not discuss the case but that everyone at the hospital cared deeply about charlie and his family. sarah campbell, bbc news. studio: ina
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studio: in a moment, we will have a summary of the business news, but first, the headlines: donald trump meets vladimir putin for the first time as world leaders congregate at the 620 time as world leaders congregate at the g20 summit in germany. a former teacher at a mosque in cardiff is jailed for thirteen years for sexually assaulting four girls over ten years. —— 13 years. a 1a—year—old girl has died in a collision in birmingham between a bus carrying schoolchildren and a bin lorry. the amount of goods and services we're buying from abroad has gone up, compared to the amount we export. official figures show the trade deficit went up by £1 billion from april to may to just over £3 billion.
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also, manufacturing output dropped, especially in car production. the meal delivery firm deliveroo says it will pay sickness and other benefits to its riders if the law is changed. it says the current law defines riders as self—employed, which means they can't be offered extra rights. the company is calling for a change in the law, so riders can be given extra rights and flexibility. house prices fell by one per cent injune according to the halifax. that's the largest monthly fall since january. this brings the average price of a home to just over £218,000. it's the third monthly fall in a row. as you've been seeing, leaders of the world's biggest economies are meeting in the german city of hamburg. the city has also seen the first face to face meeting of us president donald trump
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and russia's vladimir putin. our correspondent ros atkins has been at the event. earlier, we asked him which trade deals are hot topics at the event. a couple of things to mention, a lot of concerns about tariffs that could be placed on steel with regard to american trade. we should say that has not arrived, donald trump has something —— has that as something the world has worried about but as to not —— has not delivered on threats. in terms of more trade, the biggest single event was the outline ofa biggest single event was the outline of a major free—trade deal between japan and and the european union, significant for a number of reasons, first, a huge commitment to the idea of free trade but also, that god more momentum when donald trump pulled out of the transpacific partnership, japan was not overly pleased about that. thinking about your own funeral may seem like a bit of a morbid thing to do, butan seem like a bit of a morbid thing to do, but an increasing number of people likely paying for their funeral ahead of time. the idea is
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to spare your loved ones the ordeal of arranging things when you die, at a time when they are already morning. but a report by sarah finance says some funeral plans may not actually cover all the costs, leaving relatives to make up the difference. —— fairer finance. how are these plans falling short? i'm joined by james daley. they're sorts of costs, around a funeral, most of these plans only cover some of them, a lot of customers are oblivious to that and they are not around to check what they get against what they are expected to get, that is the problem. secondly, no formal regulation in this market, and so there is not the protection she might have if you were buying and ensuring product, and that is what we are calling for, proper regulation for consumers. are we saying that the plans do not spell out the additional costs, that they do not cover? often, most plans will
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cover the cost of a funeral director but there is only costs beyond that. buying a burial plot, cremation, digging a grave, headstones, flowers, some of that will be covered, some will not. often there is just covered, some will not. often there isjust a covered, some will not. often there is just a contribution covered, some will not. often there isjust a contribution made covered, some will not. often there is just a contribution made towards those costs. in our research, we have found there is lots of high—pressure sales activity in the sector, some salespeople are suggesting to customers that everything is covered, don't worry, your relatives will not have a penny more to pay, that is rarely the case. is that what you want the authorities to step in and regulate? absolutely, the other important thing to consider, there is no safety net if one of these providers goes bust, unlike the fsa. the money is not necessarily safe. we are worried that we could have another fair pack style crisis in the making, if there is not better regulation and better protection for customers. fairpak.
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microsoft is to cut "thousands" of jobs around the world as it tries to beef up its presence in the cloud computing sector — where its facing intense competition from the likes of amazon and google. the majority of amazon and google. the majority of cuts are expected to be outside the us. an australian state is going to install the world's largest lithium ion, battery. it's part of a major deal with the electric car firm tesla. it's designed to protect south australia from the kind of energy crisis that resulted in a crippling state—wide blackout. the boss of tesla promised to build it within 100 days, or do it for free. and the luxury handbag maker, mulberry, has set—up a joint venture injapan as it continues expanding into asia. the company has signed a deal with japan's onward global fashion to form the 50:50 joint venture. the company will be called mulberry japan and have its headquarters in tokyo. earlier this year, the company launched mulberry asia, operating in hong kong, china and taiwan. quick look at the markets, as you
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can see, positive stuff here, in london, the ftse has been seesawing between losses and gains. we have also seen the value of the pound dropping. that is after the disappointing trade figures, and the wea k disappointing trade figures, and the weak pound tends to push up the the wa ca weak pound tends to push up the the waca back —— weak pound tends to push up the ftse. we have mentioned charlie guard, terminally ill in hospital, a group of doctors and experts have written to great ormond street advocating that charlie guard should receive controversial treatment. this case has attracted the attention of the pope, donald trump. this is the treatment that his parents want. and the treatment that has been at the centre of the court case, the
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lengthy court case, people probably know the history now, but it is worth revisiting. he is 11 months suffering from a rare and genetic disorder. —— charlie gard. great ormond street doctors had applied to turn off artificial ventilation, because they felt the treatment could not improve his condition any further. that was fought through the court. they want him to be taken to america to undergo experimental treatment. during the court case it was essentially found, the judges agreed with the medical teams, they did not think this would improve his condition and they wanted to allow him to die with dignity, their words. great ormond street should be allowed to remove his ventilation. he cannot breathe on his own, he cannot move on his own, you cannot hear or see, he is reliant on medical equipment. that was where we were, it was thought last friday that the ventilation was going to be switched off but the hospital save able keep bait give the family more time together, then today we hear
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that this letter has been released to members of the press, seven clinicians and researchers, two researchers from an institute in barcelona, and one from a research scientist at and is the tuition in new york, among others, and all of them effectively say that there is unpublished data which suggests charlie's brain condition could be improved by this therapy, so we have to say this goes against all the evidence that was heard during the court case. they say very clearly there is unpublished data out there which suggests this and for this particular condition they say that the treatment would be experimental and ideally would have been tested on mice first, which is how these things come, but there is not time in this case. in light of the new information, reconsideration of
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treatment for charlie gard is respectfully advocated. they are asking the hospital to take a look at the research and see whether it changes the decision that has been made in every court right up to the highest level. the letter was handed over to the teams at great ormond street hospital, they have gone away to consider it. it is a dreadfully difficult case, obviously, the court here and indeed in europe looking at this from charlie's perspective, looking at the view of what is in his best interest, what do we think will happen now? entirely up to the hospital, the legal position is that, the legal situation is that charlie's best interests, as far as the legal situation is concerned, is what great ormond street advocated. that is where we are. they have advocated withdrawing artificial ventilation which would mean that he would die because he cannot breathe
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on his own, he would die naturally. it is now up to great ormond street hospital to decide what they do next. they have come under huge pressure, globally, because of this campaign that the parents have started, they have fought to keep their child alive, and everyone can understand why they have done that, but they have had support from the pope, the vatican, president trump, tweeting that he would do all he can. the hospital at the centre of this is coming under a lot of pressure. all the headlines coming up in a moment but first, a weather update. warm for most of us! we have the details. not quite as hot as it was yesterday, temperatures this afternoon have reached 29 degrees in parts of the south—east of england, and glorious sunshine in the south and glorious sunshine in the south and south—east. here is the scene taken by one of the weather
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watchers. some sunshine around. things are not clouded over from the north, the satellite image shows that, quite a lot of cloud across the western half, drifting south through the course of the day. this afternoon we will see some showers —— few showers for northern part but should stay dry for wimbledon, 27, 208 should stay dry for wimbledon, 27, 20 8 degrees, next few days, probably largely dry, not as hot as it has been, chance of showers by sunday. into the evening, fairly wea k sunday. into the evening, fairly weak weather front drifting south across the uk, a bit more cloud into northern england, wales and the south—west, and behind the cold front, the north of that, introducing fresh air. ten, 11 degrees. further south, we still have the warm muggy feel. overnight lows between 15 and 18 degrees, early own comfortable once again tonight. through the day tomorrow, many places having a dry day, bit more cloud across parts of wales and the south—west of england, low cloud
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bringing a few spots of drizzly rain. mostly dry across the south—east. more cloud compared to today. reversal compared to today, more cloud in the south, less further north will stop sunshine tomorrow morning across northern ireland and scotland. —— less further north. sunshine tomorrow morning. stornaway will see wet weather through the course of the morning. much of the country looking fine and dry, chance of a little drizzle around the hills and coasts, further east, the cloud should break up, towards east anglia and the south, allowing sunny spells, small chance of a light shower. temperatures around 23 degrees —— 17 to 23 degrees, will feel lesson. —— pleasant. some rain for parts of ireland, further south across england and wales, after a dry and bright start, we may well see heavy showers building full potential for
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thunderstorm. not as heavy and not the big thunderstorms we saw yesterday. by the time we get to sunday, temperatures around 15 to 26 degrees. not a wash—out but the potential for a few heavy showers around. mostly dry for today and tomorrow. this is bbc news. the headlines at apm: donald trump meets vladimir putin for the first time, as world leaders congregate at the g20 summit in germany. 160 police officers have been injured in violent clashes with anti capitalist demonstrators outside the summit. a new development in in the charlie gard case — a group of doctors and experts write to great ormond street hospital advocating giving him a controversial treatment. a man's been arrested in connection with the investigation into the manchester arena bombing. six—year—old bradley lowery, whose plight touched tens of thousands of people, has died after a long illness. a former teacher at a mosque has
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