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this is bbc news. the headlines at five: more than a0 of the bbc‘s best known women broadcasters have written to the corporation's director—general demanding he act now to tackle the gender pay gap. there's been legislation about all this since 1970. it's got to stop and we've got to do something about it really, really quickly. a 20—year—old man has died after being confronted by a police officer in a london shop. regrets about a final phone call — 20 years after the death of diana, william and harry open up about the relationship with their mother in a documentary marking the anniversary of her death. also cycling into the history books — britain's chris froome will confirm his fourth tour de france title later when the race ends on the champs—elysees. and can england hold off india in the women's cricket world cup at lord's? good afternoon and
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welcome to bbc news. some of the bbc‘s most prominent women broadcasters have written an open letter to their boss, the director—general, calling on him to take urgent action to ensure women are paid the same as men doing the equivalentjob. the a0 signatories include clare balding and fiona bruce. the labour leaderjeremy corbyn said the pay gap was appalling and called for a pay audit of every organisation. our media correspondent david sillito reports. alexjones of the one show, mishal husein, sue barker, three of more than a0 famous names calling on the bbc to act now on its gender pay gap. this open letter to the papers says that this week's annual report confirmed what many had long suspected, that women were being paid less than men for the same work. 0n the whole i think it is fantastic that so many wonderful women have
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been prepared to stick their head above the parapet. we have got stick, we knew we were going to get stick, that is why it was never going to be an easy thing to do. but it is not about getting whacking great pay rises for women who are already well paid. it is about pay parity and getting fairness for everybody. 0n the list revealed this week, the 20 highest—paid male stars received more than £12 million. the top 20 women less than half that. this, they say, is not a call for more pay, it is a demand for fair pay, the letter saying the bbc has known about the pay disparity for years. "we all want to go on the record to call upon you to act now." the point is to set, absolutely set, in stone if you are doing exactly the samejob as a man, you have to be on the same rates. and the labour leaderjeremy corbyn says the corporation needs to look at itself, but added this went much wider than the bbc.
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this gender pay gap is appalling. we would insist on a strong gender pay audit of every organisation and we would also look at a 20—1 ratio between the chief executive and the lowest paid staff in every public sector organisation. in response the bbc said its overall pay gap is 10%, less than the national average of 18%, and it is working towards eliminating it altogether, but today's signatories want that to happen sooner rather than later. jane garvey, who initiated the letter, spoke about the reasons behind it. i think the reason for the letter is pretty obvious. the figures that came out last week backed up something a lot of us have suspected for a very long time. somehow seeing it in black and white made a load of
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people, not just it in black and white made a load of people, notjust women, think, hang on, 2017 and there has been legislation is about this since 1970. it has got to stop and we have got to do something about it really quickly. how easy hasn't been to get your colleagues on board 7 quickly. how easy hasn't been to get your colleagues on board? it's been an interesting 36 hours, i have had an interesting 36 hours, i have had a great deal of help and i want to thank everybody who has helped me so much because they really have. some people were more enthusiastic than others, some talk more persuading, but on the whole i think it is fantastic that so many wonderful women have been prepared to stick their head above the parapet. we got stick, we knew we would and that's why it was never going to be an easy thing to do but it's not about getting whacking great pay rises for women who are already well paid. it's about pay parity and getting fairness for everybody. would you be happy to see male colleagues' money go down or somewhere in between to
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achieve this parity? i would be delighted if some of our better paid male colleagues were prepared to make that kind of gesture. we want to guard against cuts lower down the bbc, that would be unfair and very u nfortu nate bbc, that would be unfair and very unfortunate and i don't think there's a single woman who has signed that letter that doesn't love the bbc and what it stands for as much as i do. this isn'tjust about the well—paid top end on—air talent, is it? it's about everybody at the bbc, it's about fairness and that's what we are in pursuit of here. of course we shouldn't have to do this, why should a group of women have to get together and put themselves out there in this slightly frankly uncomfortable way? but our alternative was to do nothing and say nothing and i'm afraid the evidence suggests that hasn't been great for us. tony hawks said he wa nted great for us. tony hawks said he wanted to have this problem solved by2020, wanted to have this problem solved
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by 2020, what do you say to that? that would be 50 years since the equal pay act of 1970. tony, we love the bbc, we want to carry on working for it, we need to do things a little bit quicker. a 20—year—old man has died after being apprehended by a police officer in an east london shop. the metropolitan police said the man was followed on foot after officers tried to stop a car in hackney yesterday. they say he was taken ill after apparently trying to swallow an object, and was pronounced dead in hospital a short time later. 0ur reporter andy moore is in hackney east london. this happened early yesterday morning. police were following a car, a passenger got out of the car and when he went into the shop behind me. there was security camera footage of what happened and that has been widely shared on social media and has caused a lot of anger. you can see the young man running
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into the shop behind me, filmed on security camera pursued by a uniformed release officer. there is a struggle, eventually they young man falls to the floor. at some stage you can see something being put in his mouth. the young man is handcuffed, face down on the floor with his hands behind his back. at some stage he becomes unresponsive, then he's helped by police, medics, paramedics. he's taken to hospital but died later on. this video has been widely shared on social media and it has caused a lot of anger, especially among the black community. there is a lot of anger being expressed down here and i think we can hearfrom pauline pierce, an activist here in hackney. to me that boy should be alive sitting in a cell, being able to tell his side of the story but instead he's laying in amok waiting
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foran instead he's laying in amok waiting for an autopsy and waiting to be buried and we have got to pick up the pieces. the community has got to pick up the pieces and it's not right. the independent police complaints commission took over this investigation very early. they say they have security camera footage from the store. there's 15 cameras in there so they will have lots of video images. they will have video footage from the camera that was worn by police officer, there were several independent witnesses. the independent police complaints commission said they had been in contact with the family to to explain to them what they are doing. we have also heard from the borough commander of police in hackney, he said a lot of people will be looking at that video and be concerned about what it shows. he said they should keepin what it shows. he said they should keep in touch with the ipcc to see what statements they make in the next few days, and he also said
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police officers are accountable for their actions. they are not beyond their actions. they are not beyond the law. they wouldn't wish to be. so that the situation down here. we have had flowers being laid here in the last hour or so. some candles have been lit so the community coming together to remember the young man who died here yesterday morning. princes william and harry have spoken candidly about their relationship with their mother, princess diana, in a documentary marking the 20th anniversary of her death. they describe her sense of fun, but also speak of their regret that their last conversation with her was a rushed phone call. 0ur royal correspondent nicholas witchell‘s report contains some flash photography. to the watching world, she was the princess whose image appeared constantly on front pages. it was a glamorous but necessarily limited impression of the real person. now nearly 20 years after diana's death in the car accident in paris, her sons william and harry have spoken in an itv documentary about diana, the mother who did
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so much to shape their childhood. we felt, you know, incredibly loved, harry and i. and i'm very grateful that that love still feels there. it was that love that even if she was on the other side of the room, as a son you could feel it. the person who emerges from william and harry's description is a woman with a strong sense of fun. when everybody says to me, you know, "so, she was fun, give us an example." all i can hear is her laugh in my head. and that sort of crazy laugh where there wasjust pure happiness shown on her face. one of her mottos to me was that you can be as naughty as you want, just don't get caught. and they talk about their mother's death. they recall the last time they spoke
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to her and they reflect on the overwhelming public reaction and how they coped with the week which culminated in herfuneral. as william himself has said, it is a tribute to diana from her sons in which they recall the woman they hope the world will remember. nicholas witchell, bbc news. in the last hour i was speaking to a former bbc correspondent, sandra westbrook. going back to queen victoria's day she was told not to let the light in because the magic might go, and this has carried on over the years but now we have a new generation of royals who are not afraid to speak out. i think they have taken their cue from diana who spoke so much to aids victims,
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landmine victims and things like that. they are determined to go ahead in their own way. i think they're heads together ahead in their own way. i think they‘ re heads together campaign ahead in their own way. i think they're heads together campaign is an example of that. they seem to be candid in lots of ways in their life since they reached up adult hot. i think they have suggested this is the one and only time they will do it, to go back publicly over those memories, having lost their mother at such a vulnerable point in their lives. yes, they have said they won't be doing it again but they wa nt won't be doing it again but they want people to remember her warmth, her humour and how wonderful she was asa her humour and how wonderful she was as a mother. i think this comes over very much in the clips and photographs we have seen. they adored their mother and harry says at one point that even if she was on the other side of the room at a public function, you can feel the love coming from her. do you think it will be, however supportive they
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are of doing it and the reasons the two men have decided to take part in this project, do you think it will be difficult for other members of the royalfamily? i think there be difficult for other members of the royal family? i think there will bea the royal family? i think there will be a certain amount of pursed lips in some quarters of the royal circles about this because it is not something which has been done before, but i think they will go with the flow. this is what william and harry want to do, they will go ahead and do it. they are old enough to know their own minds. what about the commemorations of diana's death. it is about a month from now, the actual anniversary. what else is happening aside from the documentary tomorrow? if you go to kensington palace there's a wonderful exhibition of diana's dresses and hope she changed her image according to what she was doing. there's a lovely garden in kensington palace
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gardens, done in memory of diana because they knew her and they wa nted because they knew her and they wanted to do something themselves. also the statue will be put up in her memory, which the two princes are behind, and there are some of her belongings in buckingham palace in the summer exhibition on there so quite a few things going on. so in a sense the royal family has kind of come to terms with it finally with the legacy of diana, princess of wales ? the legacy of diana, princess of wales? because i suppose there was that period from the point at which they formally separated when she was kind of not quite part of the royal family any more, now she has been embraced by it again?|j family any more, now she has been embraced by it again? i think so because she is the mother of one of the future kings of this country so you cannot just airbrush the future kings of this country so you cannotjust airbrush her out and i think the princes are aware of this and they want people to remember her, because so many people are around now who were not around
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when she was alive. it seemed so vivid, particularly in the period after the accident in which she died and the extraordinary displays of public emotion we saw, something we we re public emotion we saw, something we were not quite familiar with in this country. i went down outside kensington palace during that week andi kensington palace during that week and i saw people there with babies in pushchairs, people in wheelchairs, people who had never known diana but felt they had a connection with her. they were in tea rs, connection with her. they were in tears, i was in tears watching them, and it was the most amazing week i have ever been through, i think. the documentary, diana, 0ur mother: her life and legacy, will be screened on itv on monday at 9pm. the headlines on bbc news: some of the bbc‘s most high profile female personalities have called on
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the director—general to act on the gender pay gap now. a man who has died after you he was apprehended by a police officer in london shop in the early hours of the morning has been named his family. new insights into the relationship princess diana had with her sons william and harry in a new documentary to mark 20 years since her death. police in the us state of texas say eight people have been found dead in a lorry at a supermarket car park in the city of san antonio, in an incident they believe was linked to people trafficking. at least two of the victims were school age children. 28 other people were severely dehydrated and are being treated at local hospitals. san antonio is a few hours' drive from the border with mexico. earlier i spoke to our correspondent laura bicker in washington. if you listen to the immigration and
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customs department, the homeland security department, they will say this is very common and in fact in one county in the state of texas, 500 bodies of would—be immigrants have been found since 2009. this is because people from the likes of mexico are looking for a better life. some will pay traffickers to get across the border, others will find ways to evade security checkpoint at borders and walk there themselves. the heat is not only exhausting but there are very few water supplies around. in this case, ina water supplies around. in this case, in a walmart car park, someone noticed people were being transferred through a tractor and trailer. the police chief seems to have gone into the back of the trailer and found a horrible scene. he said some of the people were so hot to the touch, there was no air conditioning or water, 20 of the people were in serious condition, eight people were found dead when he
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started to extricate those within the trucks. so unfortunately this is the trucks. so unfortunately this is the kind of incident they are trying to prevent. i have got a statement from the immigration and customs enforcement department who say this ra nks enforcement department who say this ranks as a stark reminder of why human smuggling networks must be pursued, caught and punished. the head of the powerful trade body representing all german car manufactures has told the bbc that a long transitional deal after brexit is needed — otherwise there'll be a threat tojobs and investment in britain. the president of the german automotive industry association has accused britain of abandoning pragmatism for ideology over the issue. the international trade secretary, liam fox, has suggested that a transitional deal could last up to 2022. it's about the practical issues we would face, and i think we would
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wa nt to would face, and i think we would want to get it out of the way before the election. i don't think people would want to have it dragging on but it would be perfectly reasonable to have a transition that makes it as smooth as possible. that's what business it —— businesses would want us business it —— businesses would want us to have in britain. a scottish man has been shot during a robbery hours before he was due to get married in the philippines. tarek naggar was outside a shop in cebu city when three men demanded he hand over his wallet, and was shot in the chest when he refused to give it up. the aa—year—old from milngavie in east dunbartonshire, has undergone surgery for his injuries and remains seriously ill in hospital. the rules on blood donation are to be relaxed in england and scotland to allow more gay men and sex workers to take part. experts say there is clear evidence it is safe for those groups to give
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blood after abstaining from sex for three months, instead of 12. hiv charities have welcomed the changes. our health correspondent sophie hutchinson reports. giving blood is not for everyone. rules on safety mean those at high risk of infectious diseases, such as hiv and hepatitis b and c, are restricted from donating. but the rules are changing. gay men will no longer have to abstain from sex for 12 months. that will be reduced to three months before they can give blood. people who have had sex with high—risk partners or in a high—risk place, will also have the deferral period reduced to three months. and for the first time, sex workers will be allowed to donate blood after abstaining from sex for three months. the reason for the change is that scientists say new testing techniques have established infectious diseases such as hiv and hepatitis b and c show up in the bloodstream well within three months. technologies to pick up the presence of a virus and other infections in the blood have greatly improved. so we can now pick up viruses at a much earlier stage in the infection. therefore, it is much easier to tell
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if a blood donor has the virus. the changes have been welcomed by charities including the national aids trust, who say they were based on the latest scientific evidence rather than prejudice. a man was arrested at luton airport last night, after allegedly trying to open an emergency door on board a inbound flight. 0ne witness who was on board the wizzair flight from katowice in southern poland told the bbc the man was "wrestled to the floor" by passengers. bedfordshire police said officers were called to the airport shortly before 11pm to reports of a disruptive passenger. a man was arrested on suspicion of endangering an aircraft. he was initially taken to hospital for treatment to minor injuries and is now in custody. turkey's president has said it is not in anyone's interest to prolong a diplomatic row between qatar and its neighbours. recep tayyip erdogan is in saudi arabia to hold talks with king salman.
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saudi arabia, the uae, bahrain and egypt have cut ties with qatar — accusing the gulf state of supporting terrorism. mr erdogan will also travel to kuwait and qatar. when you go to the cinema, a film about toilets may not be what you want to see on the big screen. but sanitation is the subject of a new bollywood movie out next month. it's a big issue in india, where around half a billion people don't have access to adequate facilities. the film called ‘toilet‘, is a love story set against the backdrop of the indian prime minister's initiative to provide more households with toilets. the bbc asian network's shabnam mahmood has more. singing song, dance and plenty of laughs. but this indian movie also uncovers the taboo subject of open defecation. it's very relevant and people
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will understand what, in this film, we are trying to say, in a very commercial manner. i personally feel it is probably the toughest scene i've ever done. ijust couldn't get myself to pick up my sari and squat. i felt violated, i felt humiliated. it was very, very, very disturbing. around 5a6 million people in india don't have access to a functioning toilet. many women tend to venture out at night to avoid being seen, which puts them at risk of attack, even rape. for men, they can go anywhere, it really isn't a threat to their security or their health. but for women, you know, you can be pregnant, you can be on your period, there are so many aspects, what do you do? you don't have access, you can't go free yourself or relieve yourself for ia hours and in those ia hours, you are walking, you are cleaning your house, you are taking care of your children, you are working your
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fields, there's a lot that they do. the inspiration for the film comes from prime minister modi's clean india campaign of 201a, in which he promised sanitation for millions of households. he has given his backing to the movie. when he became the prime minister, the first thing he started, he started talking to people about swachh bharat, that is clean india sofa him, that is clean india so for him, this subject is very close. he knew about it and was very happy. why do we need a bollywood movie? no, it's not needing a bollywood movie, it takes time but surely it will change a lot. so this is just a small, little contribution for keeping the air clean. it's notjust about providing the infrastructure, the challenge is to change the mindset of people. if you pray in the house, we cook in the house, we feed, we eat, blah, blah, blah, how can we have a bathroom, how can we do our business in the same area? it is a very big mindset issue.
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meanwhile, toilet: ek prem katha hopes to get its message across, bollywood style. now, would you take the advice of an unqualified stranger? a novel scheme is popping up in london, relying on volunteers sharing their problems, as well as listening to other people's. dougal shaw has been to take a look. a problem shared is a problem halved, or so they say. but would you share your problems with a complete stranger? and would you share them spontaneously in public? that is what one clinical psychologist is hoping as she launches a bold experiment in london, despite challenging weather conditions. her team create pop—up problem—solving booths and then invite members of the public to open up about the issues weighing on their minds. so what is the big idea behind it all? problem—solving booths are all about people realising we can all help each other all the time.
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we don't really have a culture or permission to ask. i'm a trained clinical psychologist and i generally work in a clinic and at the end of the day i used to think, gosh, if only all the people i've met in private in this clinic today could talk to each other, because actually they're suffering with really similar things. the problem is, i keep waking up thinking i have to do this, do this, do this. every time there's more things that people are asking me to do. that's exactly what i go through. while we were there, there was a trickle of participants rather than a deluge but those who took part seemed to embrace the idea, volunteering to both share their problems and listen to other people's. so many people in london have anxiety or claim to. do you think possibly, maybe because of... you know, not so much your upbringing but your parents? ah, no, ithought maybe because of...that i would be more tolerant.
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trained psychologists are always on hand if serious cases emerge. the results of the scheme are still being assessed. the national health service and the mayor of london's office are backing the project. it's about opening up conversations around mental health and well—being just to destigmatise these things, get people talking and maybe do something about it. if successful, the scheme will be rolled out across the country. dougal shaw, bbc news, london. former great british bake 0ff hosts mel and sue are to present a new version of a bbc classic show, the generation game. it's been commissioned for an initial four—episode run, although a launch date has yet to be set. it was presented for many years by sir bruce forsyth. the new show will combine aspects of the original
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series with new games. hopefully we will still have the conveyor belt with the prizes. the weather with thomasz schafernaker now. it has not exactly been ideal this weekend on the weather front but perhaps the weather is kinder to you today compared to yesterday, or it might be the other way round. it is that changeable across the uk. clear skies in worcestershire. cloud and rain across the southern counties, and mix in the heart of the uk, then cloud and rain and clear weather for the north—east and parts of scotland so a real mixed bag across the uk. let's see what the evening is looking like, and across cornwall, devon and western parts of wales, it's not looking bad at all. at this stage i suspect most
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of the showers and the greatest risk of the showers and the greatest risk of catching them will be further towards the east. here through sunderland and yorkshire down to manchester, it is overcast with outbreaks of rain. a very nice evening from northern ireland and the western isles also have very pleasa nt the western isles also have very pleasant weather conditions, a bit like yesterday. tonight, there is certainly a difference between the east and the west. in the west we have clearer weather, whereas in the east we have this weather front with cloud and spots of rain so anywhere from newcastle through the midlands into the south it will be down. this low pressure is in the process of exiting towards the east so the weather is clearing up from the west. that means many western areas tomorrow, a beautiful day, whereas clearly in the east you can see the cloud, the breeze and spots of rain. that means there will be a huge
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temperature contrast. temperatures could reach 25 in glasgow so the stunning day on the way in glasgow and belfast as well. the best of the weather will be on tuesday, most of us weather will be on tuesday, most of us will be enjoying sunny spells and warmth. then by the time we get to wednesday the weather will go downhill, we are expecting rain throughout the country on wednesday, sweeping through an increasing breeze, then it looks like thursday will be a fresher, more blustery day. the week ahead is very changeable, the wettest day will be on wednesday and it will stay on the cool side. goodbye. hello. this is bbc news. the headlines: some of the bbc‘s most high—profile women have written to the director general, calling on him to correct gender disparity in pay. in response, tony hall said work was
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underway to try to close disparities and accelerate further change. prince william and prince harry have spoken of their regret that their last conversation with their mother was a "desperately rushed" phone call. a 20—year—old man has died after being confronted by a police officer in east london. cctv footage has emerged of the officer wrestling rashanjermaine charles to the floor of a shop in hackney. police in the us state of texas say eight people have been found dead in a lorry at a supermarket car park in the city of san antonio, in an incident they believe was linked to people trafficking. we are into the closing minutes of the tour de france, plus all the action at royal birkdale and english cricket. it's all happening today. an incredible couple of hours. we will get to the tour de france in a moment, cause that is a bit of a sideshow at the moment. chris froome
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cruising to his fourth tour title. we're going to start with the golf. we've had some amazing drama in the final round of the open at royal birkdale. the overnight leader, jordan spieth, has let slip a three—shot overnight lead. he is not the leader any more. it's unravelled on the 13th. he was all square with matt kuchar on eight under, but he sliced his drive over these hills, way off the fairway, and ended up halfway up the hill. he decided it was unplayable and was in deep discussion with officials. it was all about line of sight. he went back onto the driving range and they tried to make him drop the ball between two tv trucks, and he finally took his shot from the driving range, but it close to the green, but dropped a shot. byeonghun an pared matt kuchar leads the open
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on eight under. you can see lee haotong li the 21—year—old chinese player, went round in 63. he is currently the clubhouse leader. he will be giving everything crossed. rory mcilroy is on five under. that's likely to change, because he is in that's likely to change, because he isina that's likely to change, because he is in a bunkerjust off the 18th green. a good round from the englishman matthew southgate, five underfor the day, englishman matthew southgate, five under for the day, but you englishman matthew southgate, five underfor the day, but you can follow it all on radio 5 live, or the bbc sport website. video highlights will pop up. well worth watching to see exact whatjordan spieth was up to on the 13th with his second shot. the women's cricket world cup final is into the final few overs. england won the toss at lord's and batted first and natalie sciver top—scored for the hosts, hitting five boundaries on her way to 51.
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england's progress was severely dented when they lost two wickets for two balls. jhulan goswami finished with figures of 3—23. england reaching 228—7. india lost an early wicket when anya shrubsole dismissed the opener, smriti mandhana, for a duck. but the other opener, poonam raut, went on to make 86 including this six. it set up a thrilling end to this world cup final. india's seventh wicket fell at the hands of shrubsole — goswami dismissed with the first ball she faced. india are currently 218—8. just over two overs to go. it's going to be very, very tight. they are into the tail end, but your money mightjust be an india. another one to follow on the bbc sport website. it's the final day of the world para athletics championships in london. there were four more medals for the british team this morning
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including another gold for sammi kinghorn. let's cross live to the olympic park now and speak to our reporter, kate grey. hi, kate. a terrific morning, and sammi kinghorn is having a great championships. you can just see the crowds going in for the final session of the championships. the weather hasjust turned, but it was glorious sunshine this morning, when sammi kinghorn w011 this morning, when sammi kinghorn won her third medal of the championships, the fourth for great britain this morning, three silvers, and sammi kinghorn‘s gold in the t 53100 metres. she had a brilliant start and cruised to victory in the final stages. when i caught up with her after her race, she seemed surprised by what she'd achieved. i had no idea when i crossed the
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line. i heard the crowd scream and i was like, i've won medal. i saw my name go up was like, i've won medal. i saw my name go up and i was like, really?! my start was good. i knew that was the biggest thing to work on from rio, so i'm glad it's all worked out. and she has another chance of a medal. the british team, with one session to go, have by far exceeded their medal target. absolutely right, they have surpassed the target, which was what they achieved two years ago in dough heart at the world championships, 31 medals, 13 golds. they have already achieved 39 medals here, 18 of them gold, with a session still to go. i caught up with their home coach, paula dunn, who said the crowd had really push on the athletes and help them to pass that medal total. the guys came off the back of rio
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and were really focused on performing well in london and it's gone better than we anticipated. we had a few lips, but people have risen to the challenge and performed brilliantly. i'm really pleased with all the performances. this evening, i'vejust this evening, i've just found out that laura sugar going out in the t aa a00 metres category, has pulled out with a hamstring injury, so it is just out with a hamstring injury, so it isjust sammi out with a hamstring injury, so it is just sammi kinghorn out with a hamstring injury, so it isjust sammi kinghorn going in, the fourth event of the championship, the t 53 800 metres. can she make it four medals? there is no doubt the british athletes have gone above and beyond what was expected and the crowd have thoroughly enjoyed cheering them on every step of the way. the crowds are still flooding infor way. the crowds are still flooding in for hopefully another brilliant evening. i hope so, stay dry. chris froome is less than an hour away from officially winning his fourth tour de
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france in paris. the final stage is traditionally ceremonial, with a finish contested by the sprinters. so froome and his team—mates have been able to relax and indulge in the usual celebrations on the road, knowing his 5a—second lead won't come under attack. britain's simon yates is certain of finishing 7th overall and picking up the white jersey for best young rider, a year after his brother adam. as the winning team, sky have had the honour of leading the peloton onto the champs elysees before the sprinters start to battle it out. they'll cross the finish line at about 6:20pm. england and scotland play their second games at the women's european championship today. the scots are already under way in rotterdam against portugal. lose and their hopes of making it out of the group would be out of their hands. they are already losing.
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that's after they lost 6—0 to england in their opening match. england play spain later in group d and our sports correspondent katie gornall is with the team in breda. england fans have descended here ahead of their big game. the game could decide who wins group d, after both teams won their opening matches, spain beating portugal and england beating scotland. spain are rising quickly through the rankings in uefa, and many people have them down as dark horses for this tournament. mark sampson is tipped them to do well, saying that they play a pleasing style of football, easy on the eye, but he also says they are difficult team to fall in love with, because they sometimes feign injury, and he has warned displays to be wary of spain's dark arts, as he calls them. —— warned his players. looking at the tournament as a whole, with france drawing with austria last night, there is an opportunity for one of
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there is an opportunity for one of the big teams to take this tournament by the scruff of the neck. that could be england. if they win here tonight, it would underline their status as contenders. england's women's cricketers have just won the world cup final at lord's, beating india in a thrilling finale. they dropped a catch to win it, but anya shrubsole, with her fifth watch it —— fifth wicket of the match, took the final indian wicket. it's the fourth time that england have won the world cup final, eight years after their last. india are absolutely dejected laws. it was a sell—out. but england, the hosts and the victors. we will have more reaction to that in the next hour from more reaction to that in the next hourfrom our more reaction to that in the next hour from our correspondent. after the conclusion of the diving with tom daley winning gold yesterday, the swimming programme is under way at the world aquatics championships in budapest. olympic champion adam peaty qualified nearly a second clear of his rivals to reach the 100
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metres breaststroke semifinals. he hasjust won his he has just won his semifinal in the last couple of minutes. team—mate ross murdoch is also through. he finished sixth. siobhan—marie 0'connor is in with a chance of meeting the final. hannah miley came fourth. england have won the third—place play—off at the world hockey league tournament in johannesburg. they beat argentina 5—2. the match went to extra time, and three goals from england secured the bronze medal. giselle ansley scored from a penalty corner and a penalty. the world league finals tournament will take place in new zealand in november. what a busy day of sport! you can keep up to date with all those stories on the bbc sport website. that's have a look at the golf page to find
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out exactly what's going on with jordan spieth. he's let slip a three shot lead over night and he now trails to matt kuchar. we'll have much more for you in the next hour. more now on the story that the bbc‘s most high—profile female personalities have called on the corporation to act now to deal with the gender pay gap. we've just received a letter issued by the director—general of the bbc, lord paul. he says in it that work is underway to close disparities and he wants to accelerate further change. josh doody is an author and salary coach. hejoined me earlier via webcam from florida, and i asked him if men and women have a different approach to negotiating pay. i think there are two answers to your question. the first is before the negotiation begins, i find that women are more often than not inclined to accept an offer or not negotiate as hard as men, so i think men are more aggressive and whether or not they engage to negotiate the salaryjob offer. 0nce negotiating, i think
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the tactics men and women can employ to improve their compensation are the same. what sort of things do you advise the people who you coach when they're approaching salary negotiations and before you answer that question, give us an idea of the range of organisations you deal with, all private sector, some public sector organisations, government agencies? almost always private sector, larger companies you have heard of, and i negotiate behind—the—scenes for them. almost all private sector and i tend to work with software developers and engineers that are going to largerfirms that we interact with every day. so i think we can assume a lot of it is in the new media age of things. what are the sort of things and advice you offer? a few things. one is to determine before you get a job offer what would be appealing,
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what is your minimum salary. once you get thatjob offer, ask for time to think it over and then formulate your counter offer, which i recommend between ten and 20% of their offer, deliver that offer and then negotiate the final details of the offer once the company responds to your counter offer. that's it in broad strokes. should people be afraid of pitching for a higher figure than they honestly expect to get, or is it a bit like, for those who buy property, you ask for less than you're willing to pay, in this case you ask for more than you're willing to accept? right, i think there is little downside there just because it is important to remember that by the time you actually get a job offerfrom a company, they're invested in bringing you on board. they want to bring you onto their team, so when you counter offer, the worst thing you can expect is they say no, we made our best offer and we will stand back but sometimes
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they work with you and improve your offer to convince you to come on board, so their goal is to close that deal and bring you onto their team so they can start using you in a productive capacity for their business. anybody contacted you from the bbc yet? not yet! josh doody, negotiation and salary coach, thank you for being with us here on bbc news. the headlines on bbc news: the bbc director general, lord hall, as replied that to the from female presenters complaining about equality of pay. some of the bbc‘s most high—profile female personalities have called on the corporation to "act now" to deal with the gender pay gap. a 20—year—old man who died after being apprehended by a police officer in a shop in east london has been named by his family as rashanjermaine charles. new insights into the relationship princess diana had with her sons, william and harry, are in a new documentary to mark 20 years since her death.
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a full round—up for you of all the news at six,. now it's time for click. there are sharks all around me! virtual reality. it's action—packed. it's immersive... argh! there's a mouse! it's terrifying. argh! it's collaborative... laughter. it's a knockout! ok, you hit me.
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it's... oh, god. it's frozen. it's... ..frozen. it's fun, but it's not going to change the world... it's not going to change the world... it wouldn't fit in as much as, say, my phone would. it wouldn't fit in... it's such a shame, it's so annoying. it's annoying. not really what you want to hear when you are talking about vr. especially since the technology has actually been around since the 1960s. this helmet is from the mid—1990s. but it wouldn't be the first bit of amazing looking tech to simply fade into novelty. one of the problems is the media goes mad over it and then everything gets overhyped, not that we would be guilty of that of course... this is amazeballs! but the truth is, sometimes stuff gets overblown and the people who buy the thing end up getting disappointed by the thing. well, this week, the bbc, in partnership with ipsos mori, has published research into the reality of virtual reality. 16 ordinary people were given samsung gear vr headsets for three
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months, and asked to use them in their free time at home. and for any long—term observers of tech, the results probably aren't surprising. let's start with the sheer faff. actually finding your headset in the first place, it might be shoved in a drawer or somewhere, under your bed, dust it off, it might be dirty, it might not be totally clean. getting your phone and putting it into the headset, if you have a mobile—driven vr headset, and making sure that the phone has high battery because that will often be drained very quickly. finding a piece of content to actually watch, the phone might overheat and the experience will then stop. you might be a family, friends or flatmates pranking you as you are doing it so you will feel self—conscious. your hair might be messed up, or your make—up, or whatever. and all of those various barriers come to be quite significant behavioural hurdles to get people to do this. these things just aren't
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ready for prime time yet. they are not easy to use and they are not easy to share. for example, as soon as i take this off my head, it switches off to save power, which means i cannot get something going and then give it to someone else to enjoy. it will switch off and they have to navigate to the content all over again themselves. it means i've ended up putting a sticker over the sensor so it doesn't know when it's been taken off, which is stupid! look, a doggy! there's really no argument that vr can blow your mind. i'm on a roller—coaster! look, i can go down! but after those initial experiences, keeping people interested is another huge problem. once they are exhausting the key experiences, the novelty experiences around the roller—coaster rides, and the horror experiences, those kinds of things, then their enthusiasm ebbs away quite quickly. and one of the reasons why people get bored is that there was not much
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new to watch. with vr content, i think there is a bit of a chicken and egg situation. obviously, to encourage more people to buy vr headsets, it would be good to have more and more vr content. but it costs a lot of money to make and you don't necessarily want to invest in making the content unless you are confident a lot of people will see it. so, it is difficult to put a lot of money into something if you do not know that people will buy the headset but then to convince them to buy the headset, maybe you have to do that? it's a problem that's also beset blu—ray, ak, and 3d tv. we've moved incredibly far in the last two years in terms of what has been produced, but there was a lot of interdependent things here. there is consumer uptake of headsets, technology needs to be betterfor production, tools and things to produce that. all of these things are happening at once and incredibly fast, but not fast enough.
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this might explain why last week facebook cut the price of their 0culus headset for the second time. it's a lot to shell out for something that mightjust end up being a novelty. by reducing its prices, 0culus will probably appeal to more people who were already considering buying the headset, but i'm not sure it will convince many people to buy it, to try it. it is still a lot. it still costs about the same as a games console. and it's notjust the price of the headset itself, you need to have a pretty high—end machine to run these things on. and even sony, the company that provides a high—end playstation a with its vr headsets, which has sold 1 million of the things, told us not to get too excited about it. i think that, in the last six months to a year, we have seen a little bit of overhyping of the category out there. certainly not by ourselves. we saw this as the start of a very long process of bringing vr into the mainstream. you will see a lot more
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technology innovation. i think content makers, game makers, and others, including folks making television programmes, they are really only just starting to learn what the tools are to make really good for your content. everybody knows it will take some time before we produce really good and compelling content, but we are inventing a new medium here and that is obviously going to take time. but unless we start somewhere, we will never do it. so we need to wait a few years while you guys get it right, so there is something worth watching? hmm... laughter. you can't develop anything unless it is in conjunction with the audience too, so if we have no audience, we'd never be able to create something and make it really work for them. this little fellow is called sea turtle. designed to move, like, you guessed it, a sea turtle, his arms are shaped
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like the fins found in nature. he has been developed by researchers at arizona university to detect landmines, and sadly for him, detonate them. unsurprisingly, current de—mining bots on the market cost a pretty penny, but sea turtle has been made on the cheap. powered by a raspberry pi zero computer and constructed from cardboard, this disposable device is £50 a pop. not bad for a machine that learns as he goes. we put a robot in front of a camera and every time a robot makes a good move, then it essentially gives itself some positive reinforcement, in terms of, maybe i should try that again. if it gets a negative or it does not do very well in trying a new type of control then it is a negative reinforcement, and so it doesn't try that type of motion again. in reinforcing it, by giving it good or bad feedback, it was able to learn to walk upon its own. not only could the lightweight robot potentially save lives
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here on earth, he could also be used to further research in space. one of our goals is to use this in order to manufacture robots in space. the idea is, rather than iterating over the design of the robot here on earth, where we actually don't have the environment in which it is going to be deployed, we can actuallyjust ship the materials into space and manufacture the robot on the spot. currently battery—powered, sea turtle gets fairly tired after about three hours on the trot, so researchers aim to add solar cells to his back so he can charge himself. they also plan to manufacture loads and automate them, so swarms of bots working together could quickly cover large areas. this robot is really good at paddling through sand,
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so not just landmine detection, but applications such as farming, or anywhere where you do not want a very expensive robot interacting with very dirty environments, this robot is very good and well tuned for that. speaking with stutter: my name is gareth. i'm studying at nottingham trent university. i've had a stutter ever since i was six years old. i don't let it get in the way of things that i do. although a stutter isn't curable, gareth's dedicated his masters degree to finding a way to treat it as best he can through virtual reality. i'm creating virtual
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reality exposure therapy. it is aimed to benefit people who stutter and to also treat social anxiety. gareth is using a headset called the fove which has the ability to track eye movement — something that can be severely affected when somebody is stuttering. the eyes can close, flicker or fixate on a certain space and adjusting one's eye movements is part of established speech therapy for stutterers. by analysing the eye movements of his subjects, gareth is able to suggest similar exercises and techniques and in the future he hopes his research might be used by speech therapists in official treatments. when the person is in the environment, they will see an animated avatar and they are to talk to the avatar about a certain topic like their favourite holiday, and over that time, i'll be tracking their eye behaviours and seeing what they do when they stutter. i will be advising them
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what to do and how to improve their speech as well. gareth has previously used a more basic headset to improve people's confidence by simulating an entire audience for them to speak in front of. and although he is only addressing the eye movement and not the speech element directly, he hopes this research will be able to improve the confidence of those who stutter and indeed those who don't. and that is it for the short cut of click for this week. the full—length version is waiting for you at iplayer right now. don't forget to follow us on facebook and twitter throughout the week @bbcclick. thanks for watching. we will see you soon. the weather is very hit and miss
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again today. for some of us it is a lot better than yesterday, yesterday was a wash—out in some areas. today, a chance of some downpours but expect some sunshine as well. a mixed bag. temperature is a bit below par for mixed bag. temperature is a bit below parfor time of mixed bag. temperature is a bit below par for time of year. this place, northern ireland, western and northern scotland, where we have most of the sunshine. tonight, eastern areas will be cool and cloudy and damp. western areas will have some clear skies. this means that monday will bring a huge contrast between the east and west of the country. in the east, a breeze out of the north, it's cloudy
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and damp, so newcastle, hull, down to london, staying cloudy and cool. western areas, a different story. temperatures in south—west scotland and glasgow could get up to around 2a or 25, but only 20 in london. this is bbc news. i'm shaun ley. the headlines at 6pm: the bbc‘s director general, lord hall, says he'll ‘value the contribution' of more than a0 female presenters — who signed a letter demanding the corporation tackle its gender pay gap. has been legislation about this since 1970. it's got to stop and we got to do something about it really quickly. a 20—year—old man has died after being confronted by a police officer in a london shop. regrets about a final ‘phone call. 20 years after the death of diana — william and harry open up about the relationship with their mother, in a documentary marking the anniversary of her death. also in the next hour: victory at lords for england's women in the world cup. in a nail—biting finish,
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the lionesses beat india with only nine runs to spare in the world cup. and chris froome is set to confirm his fourth tour de france title in a couple of hours — cementing his position as the most successful british rider in the race ever.


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