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this is bbc news. the headlines at nine: a shift in brexit policy — labour says britain should stay in the single market and customs union for a period after the leaving the eu. remembering the victims of grenfell — a minute's silence will be held at the notting hill carnival. i live as the carnival is getting underway, a million people are expected to take to the street over the next couple of days. a time of commemoration and celebration. tropical storm harvey continues to lash temperatures — as officials warn that more than a0 inches of rain could fall in the coming days. also in the next hour — one of the most anticipated boxing matches ever, but did it live up to the hype? floyd mayweather extended his perfect career record to 50 fights unbeaten — by stopping conor mcgregor in the tenth round. and our sunday morning edition
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of the papers is at 9:35 — this morning's reviewers are prashant rao from the international new york times and robert fox, of the london evening standard. good morning and welcome to bbc news. labour has announced a significant shift in its policy on brexit —— arguing that britain should continue to accept the rules of the single market and the customs union during the transition period after it leaves the eu. writing in the observer, the shadow brexit secretary, sir keir starmer also suggests the uk could negotiate a permanent relationship with the single market, and remain in a form of customs union. with me is our political correspondent, jonathan blake. i know you have been poring over
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what keir starmer had to say. what strikes you? this is a clarification of labour's policy for some and for others, it is quite the dramatic shift. but what is being said here is exactly what labour will do if they were in power with regard to they were in power with regard to the transitional period after uk leaves the eu at the end of march 2019 and a date and yes despite further in future. —— unspecified. it said keep the uk in the trading zone, during the transitional period, and keep the uk within the single market which allowed freedom of movement of people, goods, services and money. that is the difference. it is a clear difference between what the government is aiming to do and that is to take the uk out of the single market and out of the customs union on day one, seeing of the goodies and at the end of march in 2019. so it is the clearest picture yet that we have had from labour on what their plan
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for brexit is that there are lots of questions. how long does the transitional period last? keir starmer has come up with a clever phrase saying it is as short as possible, but as long as necessary. very much keeping his options open. as for the endgame, what our future relationship with european union will look like this transitional period, there is much less detail there. he does leave open the option of staying in the customs union and retaining some of the benefits of the single market as well. specifically on this transition period, people who would favour what we might call a harder brexit will say if we stay during this period, there are certain things we will have to accept, that real pro brexiteers will not be happy with. absolutely, if you stay in the single market, you accept freedom of movement so the controls on immigration that people what will not come in until much further in the future. you have to accept the joke bulimicjurisdiction of the european court of justice joke bulimicjurisdiction of the european court ofjustice which some people will not be happy with. ——
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except the jurisdiction. so particularly i think a lot of labour voters who voted leave in the eu referendum might be scratching their heads this morning and say it sounds like staying in by beaver back door but it will be music to the ears of those who favour a softer brexit and in the heart of heart would like to stay in. jonathan, thank you forever. plenty more not to not pay—per—view —— paper review just after more not to not pay—per—view —— paper reviewjust after half past nine. the victims of the grenfell tower tragedy will be remembered with a minute's silence this afternoon at the notting hill carnival. security for the event has also been reviewed in the wake of the barcelona terror attack. simonjones reports. # it's like an invasion...# the carnival is getting under way. more than1 million people are expected to flock to the streets of west london over the next two days. but amid the revelry, there will be time to reflect on the grenfell tower disaster.
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the ruins of the building still dominate this community. we have survivors coming in to release some doves, it shows that there is peace and healing for the survivors. posters and banners are being made to remember those who died. police will make sure people keep a respectful distance from the tower. the carnival overall will be a huge security operation with steel barriers and concrete blocks installed. given the events in barcelona last week, we have reviewed our plans and security arrangements for the carnival. we believe that are proportion and robust and will be highly successful at thwarting any attempts of anything that could compromise a safe and secure
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carnival. more than 600 people have been arrested in a crackdown on crime ahead of the carnival. weapons have been seized and officers have kits to test for acid. police say they are determined that people will be able to enjoy the carnival safely, an event that is being seen as a chance to help a community heal. 0ur correspondent simonjones is in notting hill. lairy much perhaps the carnival of mixed feelings this year? there's going to be commemoration and also celebration. the carnival itself does not officially start for another ten minutes or so but since around six o'clock this morning, people have been out on the streets, just out in force enjoying the situation, a lot of noise, a lot of music, a lot of paint being thrown around and a lot of security. the police have lined this route, they are trying to keep pretty low—key. some police officers paid by the barriers where they have cordoned
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off the road to allow the parade two pass. what we are going to see around 11 o'clock is a passing right down here and one of the key events is going to be at three o'clock this afternoon, at five to three, eve ryo ne afternoon, at five to three, everyone is going to be asked to turn off their music, to stop making noise, to observe a minute ‘s silence at three o'clock and that is going to be a poignant moment for this carnival where people are very keen to remember those who lost their lives in the grenfell tower disaster and also those who survived who are living in the community, who have come today to remember but also ina way have come today to remember but also in a way to have a bit of fun to celebrate. yes, in terms of the celebration, we should not forget this is really quite a spectacular parade that people will flee. —— will see. it goes on for hours, million people expected to go to the streets over the next couple of days. your‘s a larger street
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festival. a celebration of life here. lots to see today. today is the family day, a second day tomorrow, a loss over the bank holiday weekend. police will be here in numbers because they want to make sure it passes peacefully. i think for the organisers and the police it isa for the organisers and the police it is a balancing act. 0n the one hand, allowing people to enjoy themselves but on the other, making sure things passed off peacefully and everyone is safe. we had the police they have reviewed security in the light of recent terror attacks. we know there, it's face recognition technology, that has proved controversial. police say they are using that to try and identify any known suspects and people who should not be allowed here you are intent on causing trouble. there have been some high—profile raids over the past few days with hundreds of arrests of people that the police said it should not be coming to this carnival. some described it as over the top, saying it is demonising the
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carnival and the people who come here. the police responses we are determined to make this over and we will do anything that needs doing to make sure that happens. thank you very much. the former welterweight boxing champion, floyd mayweather, has beaten the irish mixed martial arts champion, conor mcgregor, in their keenly anticipated fight in las vegas. mayweather, who's 40, could make more than £200 million from the bout. 0ur sports correspondent richard conway reports. 50 wins, no defeats. floyd mayweather junior confirmed his position as one of the all—time greats in a fight that surpassed expectations. with just over a minute remaining in the tenth round, the dominance of a man who refers to himself as tbe, the best ever, proved too much for conor mcgregor with the referee stopping the contest. # there's only one conor mcgregor #. a sense of hope, anticipation and excitement had built throughout the day, with irish fans turning the desert city green. three rounds, three rounds. mcgregor. you know, he has got
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the punter's chances, they say, and if he can land a... one of his left hand shots, he could do it. and floyd mayweather wasn't without support either. 49 tried, 49 failed, it is going to be 50 tonight, believe that. put your money where your mouth is. conor knows it, it is a cool 60 million. he'll come and get punched up for a cool 60. that is what we are going to do to him. when the bell rang for the first round, mcgregor emerged all guns blazing, catching mayweather with a number of powerful shots. the irishman had claimed for weeks that he was ready to shock the world and with three rounds gone, some began to wonder if he would deliver on his promise. but in his first professional boxing contest, the pace and skills of mayweather ground the irishman down and he visibly tired. by the ninth round, mcgregor‘s legs began to wobble, clinging to his opponent and the ropes for survival. and the next round saw the end of a fight that has intrigued and repulsed in equal measure, with all its controversies and the amount of money involved. richard conway, bbc news, las vegas.
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severe flooding is now the main concern of officials in temperatures after tropical storm harvey battered the coast. it has left buildings badly damaged and forced people from their homes. hundreds of thousands of residents are without power and one death has been reported in the city of rockport. sarah corker reports. first came the 130 mile an hour winds. now torrential rains are expected to inundate south texas for days. the national hurricane centre has warned people to prepare for life—threatening flooding. parts of the city of galveston are already underwater and the flooding could get much worse, with 30 inches of rain forecast. all the streets going down that side are completely flooded. we saw somebody‘s car floating earlier. it's bad out here, guys. hurricane harvey made landfall on friday as
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a category four hurricane. it is now been downgraded, but left behind a trail of destruction. this is rockport, homes have been flattened and some people are feared to be trapped. tens of thousands have now fled the area. our primary concern remains dramatic flooding. the state and various agencies remain very active in the search and rescue process and that will be one of the foremost tasks that we undertake in the coming days. but those rescue efforts are being hampered by strong winds and severed power lines. more than a quarter of a million people are without electricity. and while harvey may have lost strength and it moved inland, it is forecast to linger over south texas and more damage is expected from heavy rain still to come. sarah corker, bbc news. cbs news reporter weijiajiang is in
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the costal city of corpus christi. we're here in corpus christi, the city is pretty much in the dark because those hurricane force winds knocked down so many power lines, in fact, you can see the pier behind me was snapped into pieces by the same winds. but the second part of this is really the rain and that is going to make the rescue efforts, the clean—up efforts, the rebuilding efforts so much more difficult in the hardest—hit areas. about 30 miles from where we are, rockport, texas, which is where harvey came ashore. we were there all day today and i can tell you it is difficult to look at this town that looks like a town that once was, that sort ofjust has the remains there all strewn about, all over. i mean, here in corpus christi, there is debris and palm trees, light posts, a lot in the street, right? but there you see completely levelled buildings, whether they are homes, buildings and all sorts of material too, even brick buildings were totally ripped apart. and so people who decided to stay
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there and not evacuate, we were talking with them, we were watching them, and they were all still ina state of shock almost, that this was their town because they did not recognise it. so, as they are trying to clean up, they're worried that the system could whip back around to them. but right now the focus is shifting at least for tonight to houston and that area because they are dealing with so much catastrophic flooding. we're joined now by tom sabbatelli, a hurricane specialist at risk management. has it all played out as expected so far? yes, we are at the stage where harvey has been downgraded to a tropical storm. the win risk has been mitigated. the wind that we saw no longer exist but we are the stage 110w no longer exist but we are the stage now where it is a very moist pager system that is going to stall and produce quite a bit of rain, up to particular year's worth of rain in
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just a couple of days over the texas coastline. what can be done to mitigate against that? want to get warnings in advance. what would be donein warnings in advance. what would be done in the area on what will people be thinking about now? we learn about the things that happen in the storms that occur. harvey strengthened over most gulf of mexico, picked up a lot of tropical moisture so now i think it will focus the attention toward the wind risk but also the water in the future events. when people are trying to manage risk, clearly moving people to safety is one big issue and there have been these evacuation orders. yes, the problem is sometimes people do not heed the evacuation orders and we had to make sure that people do that. there's a lack of public perception because it happened so long since texas and the us has been acted by such a severe storm. we have to remind people of
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the danger in these events, and shows it in real—time. the danger in these events, and shows it in real-time. you talk about the learning curve and of course for many people who are not specialise, they think hurricane, they think hurricane katrina which was many years ago, what lessons we re was many years ago, what lessons were learned from expenses like that would wallop in into play? absolutely. thinking again when you see the warnings coming up and being as explicit as possible at the danger that is out there in the strongest possible terms about talking about you are hearing the national hurricane centre in miami saying things along the lines of uninhabited for weeks and months at the time. these committees could be very well devastated by this event and we have to make sure that we are clear as possible of the risk that is albert —— these communities. thank you for talking to us. the headlines on bbc news: shadow brexit secretary, keir starmer says britian should remain in the single market for a transitional period after leaving the eu,
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to avoid a "cliff edge" for the economy. remembering the victims of grenfell — a minute's silence will be held at the notting hill carnival. officials in temperatures are warning of ‘catastrophic‘ flooding to come in the wake of hurricane harvey — 20 inches have already fallen in the cities of corpus christi and houston. three minibus passengers including a five—year—old girl remain seriously ill in hospital, after yesterday's crash on the m1, in which eight people were killed. two lorry drivers are being questioned on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving and are in police custody. police have arrested a man on suspicion of aggravated burglary after an elderly woman was badly beaten in lancashire. the 88—year—old was asleep at her home in chorley in the early hours of saturday morning when she was woken by a man who attacked her and demanded money.
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swiss officials have called off a search for eight people missing since a huge landslide struck near the border with italy on wednesday, acknowledging they were likely to be buried under millions of tonnes of rock. police have warned they are expecting more landslides in the remote valley. tim neilson reports. high in the swiss alps, this is what remains of the small village of bondo. two landslides in the space of three days have buried homes, vehicles and people. this dramatic footage shows an entire mountainside collapsing on wednesday, sending a torrent of mud and rocks for five kilometres down the valley. 100 residents were taken to safety, but eight hikers from germany, austria and switzerland are still missing. the search for them has been abandoned. translation: it became clear
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that the eight missing people were caught in the back path of the val bondasca, hit by a landslide. to be clear, a landslide like this travels at a speed of around 250 kilometres an hour. bondo is close to the italian border in the graubunden region of switzerland. it is known to be at risk of landslides when water overflows from the high alpine lakes. and on friday, as had been feared, a second smaller landslide, a river of boulders. diggers brought in for the initial clean—up were swept away. and this was once one of the area's main roads. swiss police say in places the mud and rock is tens of metres deep and geologists warn the mountain still possesses a threat to the communities living below.
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tim neilson, bbc news. it is 9:20am. let's take a look at some of the other stories making the news. the venezuelan government has organised military exercises across the country, teaching thousands of civilians how to use rifles and how to engage in hand—to—hand combat. the drills were cold after the united states announced new financial sanctions against the government of nicolas maduro, accusing him of being a dictator. hundreds of indian troops have been deployed around the headquarters of a sect led by a controversial guru whose conviction for rain, led to deadly violence on friday. at least 30 people were killed. gurmeet ram rahim singh was found guilty of raping two of his female followers 15 years ago. he's due to be sentenced on monday. hundreds of migrants evicted last week from a building they'd been living in forfour years have marched through rome, demanding a place to stay.
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the migrants — mainly from eritrea — walked behind a banner that said they were refugees, not terrorists. police used water cannon last thursday to clear them from the square they'd been camping in, since their eviction. some breaking news following the dreadful crash on the m1. the police say they have charged two men in connection with the fatal collision on the m1 yesterday. i am not totally sure of the pronunciation here. one is aged 31 and has been charged with eight counts of causing death by dangerous driving. four cou nts death by dangerous driving. four counts of causing serious injury by dangerous driving and eight counts of causing death by careless driving while over the prescribed limit. he has been remanded in custody to
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appear before magistrates tomorrow. a further charge also, david wagstaff who is 53 has been charged with eight counts of causing death by dangerous driving and four counts of causing serious injury by dangerous driving. he has been bailed to perform the leave—mac appear before court. six men and two women died in that collision. new cars will have to pass rigorous road emissions tests before being allowed on uk streets. the tougher rules are being brought in across the european union as concern over the harmful effects of nitrogen oxide has grown since the volkswagen diesel scandal. a government testing programme found that modern diesel cars emit six times more nitrogen oxide in the real world than in the lab. a robot is to act as a stand in for a teenager with a rare medication condition
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when she is unable to go to college. it's what's believed to be a uk first, the technology means jade gadd from county durham will be able to take part in lessons from home, and not fall behind in her studies, as ruth holliday explains. jade and r2b2 the robot. together, they are a team that means she can really go places without leaving home. he will be taking her place in the classroom at sixth form as she takes maths, further maths and physics a—levels. he moves side to side and his head moves up and down, i can change his colour of his head to say whether i am feeling well enough to participate in class or not but i can wave or ask a question with it, as well as obviously being able to hear and see and speak to him. r2b2‘s high—definition camera means he can take in everything that is happening in the classroom. he can even read the fine print in a maths
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textbook. jade has ehlers—danlos syndrome, a rare condition that means she's often bedbound for weeks at a time. i have seizures, i pass out, i have very little energy, very painful dislocations, insomnia, all that kind of thing. so that means a lot of the time it is very hard to get into school and to stay in school. despite that, she got great gcses, although one exam took her 11 hours. a—levels will be tough, but her new helper makes it possible. because i can do this, i can probably also go to university and have jobs and that kind of thing in the future. it is just brilliant that i can. the story behind the construction of the queensferry crossing which links the lothians and fife is best told in numbers. it cost £1.35 billion, it's 1.7 miles long and required more than 23,000 miles of cables and 35,000 tonnes to steel to build. our scotland correspondent lorna gordon has visited the bridge
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as the finishing touches are made before the queen officially opens it next week. rising out of the waters of the forth, the queensferry crossing linking edinburgh and fife. the construction of this bridge took six years to complete and its design means it should stay open to traffic no matter how strong the winds get during the often bad winter weather. it's a very technical bridge and a lot of the technical aspects are invisible, you can't see them. the foundations, for example, are probably the most dramatic and the most difficult to achieve on the whole project and i think people don't see that. they do see the magnificence of quite a beautiful bridge. the narrow crossing has a striking cantilever design, which catches the light what the bridge soars above the landscape below. it is the tallest bridge in the uk,
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as well as the longest of its type in the world. 15,000 people have been involved in this huge construction project. last—minute work is continuing to get the motorway crossing ready for traffic which in just a few days' time will start using this, the third bridge on this part of the forth. lorna gordon, bbc news, at the queensferry crossing. this is bbc news — coming up in the next few minutes: we'll be taking a look at what's making the sunday papers, my guests this morning are robert fox, defence editor of the london evening standard and prashant rao, deputy europe business editor at the international new york times. time for a look at the weather. good morning. bank holiday weekend for some of us. believe it or not, for some of us. believe it or not, for many,... it is not going to be funny. yes, and warm as well. not
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been a bad start to the day. the sharp in suffolk earlier on. it does show a little bit of cloud and it is not completely lose skies everywhere. scotland, northern ireland, a lot more cloud to start the day. some breaks to the east of scotland, north—west of northern ireland at the moment. north—west england, western parts of wales, more cloud through the day. where you see the cloud, some drizzle but the vast majority will stay dry. the cloud will break up at times. the midlands, east anglia, south england, the lion's share of the sunshine will be this afternoon. it will feel warm. mid 20s for the temperatures. it will do so in leeds for the second test between england and west indies, some good long sunny spells. a bit more cloud tomorrow, the same for the leeds carnival. as the notting hill carnival, you will need the sun cream. temperatures continuing to climb. to finish the day, it will be
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dry with a reasonable amount of sunshine a row. a bit more cloud to the north—west of the country untutored eye, trouble picking up in northern scotland to bring some bursts of rain. more of a breeze to. western fringes of england and wales, low cloud in places, misty start to monday morning. a cold night, cold start your bank holiday if they did one where you are. we split the country into two. high pressure to the south and east, low pressure to the south and east, low pressure to the north and west of the country and that will bring outbreaks of rain increasingly into northern and western scotland and eventually northern ireland into the afternoon. it's all the sunshine for afternoon. it's all the sunshine for a time, the highlands and islands things that to end the day. northern england, wales, the couple in a break but the best of the centre will be further south and east you are, almost clear blue skies and the further south and east you, the warmer conditions will be tomorrow. almost a bank holiday holiday dreams. 28 celsius. it could make it the warmer late august bank holiday
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on record if we achieve highs like that. the warmth will not last much longer because we will still cloud and rain pushing its way south with and rain pushing its way south with an eastward through the night and into tuesday. this is the weather run responsible. not good to bring a huge if any rain to southern and eastern england but it will bring fresh conditions to the north and west of the country. a bit of rain around in the west on wednesday, but for many it stays largely dried, varying amount of cloud and a bit of sunshine as well. hello. it is 9:30am exactly. i'm rachel schofield. this is bbc news. two men have been charged with death by dangerous driving following the crash on the m1 near milton keynes in which eight people were killed yesterday. labour says britain
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should remain in the single market after britain leave the eu to avoid the economy falling off a cliff edge. going green for grenfell. organisers of the notting hill carnival encourage attendees to wear green in a display of reverence and respect amidst the revelry. a minute's silence will be held to remember victims this afternoon. officials in texas are warning of catastrophic flooding to come in the wake of hurricane harvey. rescue efforts are being hampered by strong winds and thousands of homes are without power. coming up in a few minutes our sunday morning edition of the papers. this morning's reviewers are prashant rao from the international new york times and robert fox of the london evening standard. before the papers, the sport and a full round—up, from the bbc sport centre. good morning, nick. good morning, everyone. former heavyweight champion lennox lewis says floyd mayweatherjunior took conor mcgregor to school
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in their super fight in las vegas. mayweather took the win in the 10th round when the referee stopped the fight. it was the american's 50th straight professional victory but mcgregor gave a much better account of himself than any of his critics expected. the irishman's height and reach in the ring was really noticeable in the first couple of rounds which he won on points. but mayweather‘s defensive tactics gave him all the time he needed to tire mcgregor out. and in the 10th round the american had mcgregor on the ropes. the man who calls himself tbe, the best ever, goes back into retirement with an umblemished record. and despite all the trash talking before this fight and all the bad language used, afterwards both men shook hands and put on a united front. let's hear what they said to the world's media. i told you guys it would be blood, sweat and tears, and he was a hell ofa sweat and tears, and he was a hell of a fighter standing up. it kind of shocked me but we had a game plan. the game plan was to take our time,
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let him shoot his heavy shots, keep walking him down, walking him down. it took us longer than expected but we did what we said we would do. i said to people, i guarantee you this fight would not go the distance. i was going for the knockout. i was going to the end, and with that, you ta ke going to the end, and with that, you take contact, i understand that. there is so much more to think about andl there is so much more to think about and i could also continue in the boxing game. what is next for me is to continue to study and continue to learn. i to continue to study and continue to learn. lam to continue to study and continue to learn. i am a student of martial arts and fighting as a whole. i have studied everyone in the game, including floyd, and it was an honour to share the ring with him and get up close and personal. i feel i held my own, really. i feel it was close. it was 5—4, into round ten. i would it was close. it was 5—4, into round ten. iwould have it was close. it was 5—4, into round ten. i would have liked to get to the bell to see what was what. sarah hunter has insisted that england's
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women's defeat to new zealand in the world cup final would not define the side. they lost in a thrilling showpiece in belfast. katie gornall reports. it was a contest that will go down as a classic, although that will do little to stem the tears. it was the fourth time england have lost a world cup final to new zealand, a painfully familiar feeling. we put a huge amount of pressure on ourselves, in expectation of that. we pulled up short today and it will take a little while get over. it's pretty gutting. it took just seven minutes for the black ferns to click into gear. selica winiata going from nought to the line in no time. england though refused to shuffle aside. a penalty try in their favour was followed by something more expansive, as lydia thompson punched through the kiwi defence. in a match that swung one way and then the next, england tried to wrestle control. out of nothing, thompson managed this. already this final was living up to the hype. but with 20 minutes to go, the black ferns showed the ruthless
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relentless streak they are famous for. once in their stride, there was no stopping them. the trophy had been wrestled from england's grasp. new zealand on top of the world for a fifth time. so new zealand have ended england's reign as champions in devastating style. although it might not be much consolation to these players right now, they did contribute to a thrilling final here and will have done an awful lot to have boosted the game. katie gornall, bbc news, in belfast. antonio conte feels chelsea have proved to themselves that they are ready to challenge for the premier league title again. the champions play everton in the 1:30 kick off this afternoon at stamford bridge. chelsea's season has started with a shock defeat to burnley and a win over tottenham. later on liverpool play arsenal. back on top of the table, manchester united have maintained their perfect start to the premier league season with a 2—0 win over leicester. it's now three wins out of three and ten goals without conceding forjose mourinho's side.
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nick parrott reports. after battering west ham and swansea, manchester united faced a tougher opposition in the form of leicester. not for the first time a goalkeeper called schmeichel looked like being a hero at old trafford. butjose mourinho is also as wily as the foxes. substitutes marcus rashford and marouane fellaini changed his fortunes. last season united won their opening three matches but could only finish sixth, so the special one is not getting carried away yet. step by step. second season, my contract is for three seasons, so let's see at the end of the third season if we manage to improve the club and the football team. manchester city kept in touch with their neighbours but their hard—fought 2—1 win over bournemouth came at a price. matchwinner raheem sterling was sent off after celebrating in the crowd and will miss their next match against his former club liverpool. brighton's first point in the premier league is likely to be remembered only
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for miguel britos's foul on anthony knockaert. it left watford down to ten men for more than an hour. but the visitors were not able to take advantage. crystal palace appointed frank de boer to make them play like his former club ajax but swansea inflicted the eagles' third straight defeat. and west ham bought goalkeeper joe hart to shore up their defence. newcastle had not scored this season until they put three past the england number one. he has now been beaten ten times injust three games, leaving the hammers rock bottom. nick parrott, bbc news. andy murray will miss dennis's final grand slam of the year, the us open, after withdrawing through injury. he has struggled with his hip and has not played since wimbledon last month. he said his hip is to sort to play tomorrow. it is the first time he has withdrawn from a grand slam infour he has withdrawn from a grand slam
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in four years. after wimbledon i spoke to a lot of hip specialists, andi spoke to a lot of hip specialists, and i tried resting and rehab to try and i tried resting and rehab to try and get myself ready here. i have actually been practising in the last few days but it is to soar for me to win the tournament and ultimately that it win the tournament and ultimately thatitis win the tournament and ultimately that it is what i was here to try and do. england are now trailing in the second cricket test against west indies on day three. they will start in an hourand indies on day three. they will start in an hour and they are 73 runs behind. they two belonged to the west indies as there were two centuries. england went nearly six hours without taking a wicket. stuart broad dismissed braithwaite and ben stokes took a late wicket. a frustrating day for us. we started very well.
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conditions were in our favour this morning with the cloud covering and the floodlights on. the ball was moving around a little bit. but when the sun came out, the pitch got a bit slower. i guess we bowled well in patches. we put some balls in the right area but we didn't do it consistently enough. there were too many balls for them to release the pressure and the two guys who got centuries batted really well. that is all the sport for now. here is rachel with the papers. hello and welcome to our look at today's papers. with me are robert fox, defence and security editor of the london evening standard and prashant rao, deputy europe business editor at the international new york times. today's front pages: the mail on sunday reports that
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theresa may intends to crack down on excessive bosses' pay. the observer leads with news that labour want the uk to remain in the single market for several years after brexit. the sunday times says more than 100 academy school chain heads are earning more than the prime minister. the sunday express front page is dedicated to the fatal crash on the m1 where 8 people lost their lives. the sunday telegraph reports on weaknesses in parliament's security exposed by security service tests. we will delve into several of those stories, but let's start with the observer because they have had a clue, they may have had this revelation by the shadow brexit secretary writing in the observer of labour's possible u—turn, shift in position, on the single market and the customs union. this is definitely an interesting piece that keir starmer has written. it is inside the paper itself. a number of
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interesting points that he makes. they are supporting a two to four year transition period where we stay within the single market and the customs union. to me the most important thing is they also consider permanent long—term membership of the single market and the customs union. the transitional thing is still being debated, i think, but the idea that labour is willing to consider the idea of being in the single market and the customs union over the longer term, maybe that opens a flank, but at the same time we are discussing how much this really makes a difference. there will be a transitional agreement, that seems not to be in doubt. two years, four years... he has been quite vague about that. he is saying as long as we need and as short as we can. i slightly disagree with prashant. this is political. the problem has been thatjeremy corbyn has been vague, evasive, and
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seemsjust to corbyn has been vague, evasive, and seems just to reflect corbyn has been vague, evasive, and seemsjust to reflect his origins, that the eu and its predecessor, the european community, were capitalist conspiracy. we have come off that and what keir starmer, definitely withjohn mcdonnell and what keir starmer, definitely with john mcdonnell behind and what keir starmer, definitely withjohn mcdonnell behind him on this, what he has done, is coming to a position of soft brexit. as the economy softens next year, as confidence sacks, possibly, because of oncoming brexit, and we are seeing indicators for that, i think this will play out very strongly. there is good politics involved in this as well. it still plays to the tories and to the government, their strengths, as long as they can get momentum growing. as soon as you get out into the process, we could soon go over the edge, in that the tory party, and this is where the coming
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co nfe re nce party, and this is where the coming conference will be so interesting, will be seen to be more to be fighting within itself, and suddenly labour really does have momentum. it is very interesting. and next we are going to discuss the position of the brexit secretary, david davis. yes, let's. but in paragraph two or three of keir starmer‘s piece, constructive ambiguity, the famous phrase of david davis, just not good enough. the keir starmer article is excellent, and i don't know why for the love of whoever the observer has indulged itself! so much commentary. actually keir starmer is a wonderful advocate. the qc, former director of the crown prosecution service, a beautifully argued piece, now we know where they are. and now coming on to our next story, we can say where are you, david davis? the daily telegraph, not their top
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story, but brussels must give ground to david davis. new talks kicking off. the feeling that brussels needs to be more flexible. is this pie in the sky? there are two separate discussions that we need to have. what is the politics at what is the policy? they are separate. we can agree that it is good politics, opening up a flank in which tory mps might slip and voters could come through. i don't know how david davis can declare that brussels needs to be more flexible and have it be true. britain has its interests and so does the european union. brussels could come back and they britain should do this. these are two sides negotiating on opposite sides of the table.|j are two sides negotiating on opposite sides of the table. i have a question, if you don't mind. i feel passionately about this. you are business and economics correspondent and editor with a pan—european view. what is so
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interesting in the british debate, politically and journalistically, we are hearing far too little about europe. there is a europe politics want, and we are not getting self and others, as they say in psychiatry. what is the other doing? the other is europe, and it is stuck until we get the general election out of the way. if angela merkel does win, when she is out in the clear, when she can start laying down the path of the emmanuel macron and the others, the dutch and the italians, another big story, we will find that britain is only part of a very big agenda for her, which she has got to resolve fairly quickly. in european terms that means two or three years. she has got the future of the euro itself. the colossal problem, the real elephant in the room, migration and movement of people, one that we are not hearing nearly enough about, which is the
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pound at stake in italian governance and policy, and then brexit comes into it. but if we imagine every minute that angela merkel and emmanuel macron are not thinking about this seriously, which is the implication of the david davis rhetoric, i think this is fatal. this kind of stuff, he is showing himself to be a lightweight at this game. i would like to do more on this that we have got to move on. staying with the sunday telegraph, their top story was not the brussels angle. it was about security test that went on the beginning of the summer that went on the beginning of the summer at parliament, westminster. give us a sense of what has been discovered here. this is one of those things where if it was not happening it would be more terrifying than if it was. a revelation that there was a simulated attack on the security services carried out on parliament to see where the vulnerabilities lay. we know why this is an issue. there was an attack on parliament earlier this year, but also what happened the other day outside the
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palace. these are all things that the security services should absolutely be doing. if they are not, it would be a problem. they need to find out where the vulnerabilities are and one of the way to do that is to carry out a simulated attack, to see what the reaction would be and how it would be carried out, and they found some vulnerabilities, but they are just doing theirjob. they are trying to find it all out. they have made a big thing of the fact that police have had the test and terrorists could break into parliament in under five minutes. yes, but we are not shocked by the article itself. this sauce is appalling. there is no named source. —— the sourcing is appalling. they have put more armed officers at the choke points. but if you want to draw the logical conclusion, the illogical conclusion, are you going to deny access to your member of parliament? it is such a fundamental
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right of the british constitution. people like mrs may and indeed jeremy corbyn, they cannot put a cigarette paper between them, they are absolutely firm about that and they realise it carries risk. it is a strange piece. it actually fills me with mild confidence that people are doing theirjob and nothing is perfect, as we know. one of the things that has got to be said, in all of the security situations that have happened in london, the british security services have been remarkably good. london bridge, we know now, eight minutes. this is why they are prepared. there are people who want to do things to parliament and to do things in london and the security services have been exceptional, i think. we will take that as good news then! now the mail on sunday. a different lead story here. the unacceptable face of capitalism declared by theresa may, specifically the greed of fat cat bosses. yes, they have got peter crook in their sights, the mail on
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sunday, this finance company, provident financial, which lost millions of pounds in a day on its stock value and he has earned 44 million. i think it is good for our pm. it is rather consistent with her. she doesn't mind saying rather unpalatable things and very often at the right time. famously, while they we re the right time. famously, while they were still in opposition, she said to the tory party conference that we have got to stop being the nasty party and everybody i know that has worked with her has said she has fundamentally decent streak, and she is returning to that did strike a chord for edward heath when he looked at extraordinary salaries and said it is the unacceptable face of capitalism. she is right to aim at these salaries. we are going to go on to public salaries, which are bit
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worrying. how will this play in the business community? there has always been a tension politics between labour and the conservatives and who is pro—business. peter mandelson said he didn't mind people being filthy rich. it is a fine line as they caught the business community. it is difficult because the prime minister has said that this makes a long case that the vast majority of the business community in britain is responsible, for their shareholders and employees. she has come back to this over and over again. herfirst speech outside downing street. she really cares about it. she made an interventionist policy which is unusualfor a interventionist policy which is unusual for a conservative prime minister in recent history. i am not sure how many of these policies will have a grand impact. they are largely about naming and shaming, to some degree, not really interventionism that some would like to see. this
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goes back to something that we saw in the election campaign that did not come through as well as she had hoped, capturing the political centre ground. the centre—left voters disenchanted with the labour party who could be too far to the left. and this is a conservative party who is pro—business but pro—responsible business, and maybe that captures some of the centre vote that you tried to capture and didn't do successfully in her campaign. now fat cats in the public sector, specifically headteachers at academies. yes, we have got the head ofa academies. yes, we have got the head of a collective of academies earning over £400,000. it is how much more un and the prime minister, which is shocking. it is not as bad as dame break well at the university of bath who was paid £461,000 as vice chancellor, which seems quite extraordinary to me, and they cannot justify it at all, particularly in that case. there may be some questions e.on performance as well.
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i —— then maybe some questions on performance as well. i think mrs may has got it absolutely right, that she is trying to get it into the middle ground here, because it is the salary cap. i am part of the gig economy as a freelance self—employed journalist, and our rewards are so much lower than the equivalent in the privileged sectors. it goes from journalists and presenters, all the way up. it is a big perception issue and it will play out in the next general election. we have got to rattle on through. also in the sunday times, the sas to join donald trump's afghan troop surge. i know this is your bag. what is the story all about? what it isn't about is what it should have been about. they are saying they are going into scope whether britain willjoin the
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american surge. britain certainly will, with only a few hundred, maximum 1000 personnel all told to help out in this surge. this is nonsense. the sas are in and out in very small numbers. they will have ke pt very small numbers. they will have kept a very small numbers. they will have kepta grip very small numbers. they will have kept a grip on this. what i wish they had gone into, which is where your paper has been absolutely first rate, market leader, great friend of ours, writing fantastic pieces, the rules of the great game in afghanistan are changing dramatically. one, there is a real scare that ashraf ghani's hold government could be blown out by this taliban surge. islamic state is back there in a way that it never has been before. the network of the taliban is working intensely. why did we go in in the first place? oh, al-qaeda is there. the x factor, is
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think about helmand, where we were, and iran is getting involved big time. there is a whole have going and it is not isolated. it is part of geopolitics and the whole euro asian complex, and america and britain and their allies are in danger of britain and their allies are in dangerof being britain and their allies are in danger of being completely absent. we are going to delve inside the sunday times. take us to page three to finish. it is the edinburgh fringe and the winner of one of the comedy awards. they are saying it is a change from what we have seen in previous times. hopefully finally we can retire the old strip that men are funnier than women. this is really exhausting that we have got to constantly go back into this well. of the three biggest awards at the edinburgh comedy festival, two won by women, and it is the fourth timea won by women, and it is the fourth time a woman has won best show award. i was watching on the bbc the other night the new comedy awards, also won by a woman. there are cou ntless
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also won by a woman. there are countless films now, the ghostbusters remake, any number of exa m ples ghostbusters remake, any number of examples that we can finally stop saying men are funnier than women. it is exhausting. i think also she is extremely interesting, hannah. she was highlighted on radio four and it is an anti—comedy show. she was saying that part of the shtick with the show is that comedy can't deal with grief so this is the last stand—up comedy show i am going to do. now she is quoted because she has won the award that he is thinking of not retiring now! she is terrific! hannah gadsby. thank you to both of our guests. and we will ta ke to both of our guests. and we will take a look at tomorrow's front pages every evening at 10:40pm on bbc news, just a reminder. coming up on bbc one after this
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programme, sunday morning live. here are the details from sean fletcher samanthi flanagan. after contaminated eggs and pork scares, should we care more about where our food comes from? the archbishop of canterbury's food comes from? the archbishop of ca nterbury‘s daughter talks frankly about her battle with depression. and after health authority turns down damages because the male fundraisers dressed as female nurses, are we becoming too politically correct? thank you. now the bank holiday weather. can we reach for the suncream ? the bank holiday weather. can we reach for the suncream? i think we can! at least in some parts of the country. it is a bank holiday weekend for some. there is blue skies and sunshine out there. big size looking at this picture. i would rather be out there on the beach with a dog than in the office.
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nice conditions in weston—super—mare and in many parts of england. the north west of northern ireland as well, and some breaks in the cloud in eastern scotland. a lot of cloud in scotland and south—eastern northern ireland and western wales. the cloud might be thick enough over the hills here for drizzle. the vast majority state dry and even with the cloud i am optimistic for sunshine. in southern and eastern parts of england and the midlands, temperatures could reach the mid 20s. low 20s in northern england and sunshine at headingley for the cricket. sunshine tomorrow and similar conditions tomorrow for the leeds carnival. for notting hill carnival, even more sunshine to come this afternoon and into tomorrow, almost unbroken sunshine with light winds. it will feel warm as well. we finished the day with clear skies across southern and eastern parts of the uk with more cloud in the north and the west. overnight the cloud thickens in northern scotland bringing longer and heavier bursts
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of rain, along with strengthening winds. misty over the hills of western parts of northern england and wales. wherever you are, temperatures should hold up in double figures if not the mid—teens. in the south and east of uk we have high pressure and low pressure on the north and west bringing outbreaks of rain on monday. a damp start in northern and western parts of scotla nd start in northern and western parts of scotland but prior elsewhere. drizzle over the hills of western wales and northern england. the cloud breaks up at times with gusty rain coming in in the afternoon before the sunshine returns to the highlands and islands. temperatures holding up, considering. the further south you are, the more sunshine you have, the warmer things will be. it could be one of the warmest late august bank holiday is on record in the south—east with temperatures up to 28, 82 fahrenheit. you might hold
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onto the warmth on tuesday but generally speaking fresh air pushes in bringing splashes of rain through the night to take us into tuesday for northern england and eventually the midlands. fresher than what we have got at the moment on tuesday but still some dry weather and sunshine as well. thank you. that is all from me. continuing coverage on all from me. continuing coverage on all of the top stories on the bbc news channel but from me and the team, goodbye. this is bbc news. the headlines at ten: two lorry drivers are charged with dangerous driving offences offences after the m1 crash in which eight were killed. a shift in brexit policy — labour says britain should stay in the single market and customs union for a period after the leaving the eu. remembering the victims of grenfell — a minute's silence is to be held at the notting hill carnival. one of the most anticipated boxing
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