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tv   World News Today  BBC News  November 4, 2017 9:00pm-9:31pm GMT

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i'm chris you're watching bbc rogers. news. down a ballistic missile that was fired from yemen. fired from yemen. was heard in riyadh though no reports of injuries. reports of near the city's airport. injuries. lebanon's prime minister resigns saying his life is in iran has denied accusations is destabilising lebanon. danger. destabilising lebanon. he blames iran. minister, who announced his resignation earlier. resignation earlier. the first stop in his 11 day tour of asia. and saying sorry to stood down because his life is in danger. danger. "sue". have left hawaii on their way to japan. japan. to apologise to his wife. hello and stop which were taken in south korea, china and the philippines. welcome korea, china and the philippines. to world news today. a missile over the capital, riyadh, close to the international
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airport. where houthi rebels are fighting the saudi—backed government. there are no reports of any damage. evidence to support that claim. to a major population centre. with me is mohamed taha from bbc arabic. claim is correct is why riyadh have reacted. they have reacted quickly?
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is, it has been intercepted or not, but you know. but you know. there is fire and explosion in part of the airport. of the airport. normally, are happening normally and movement happening normally. movement happening normally. managed to get to riyadh is significant. significant. is often described as the forgotten war. war. it goes through months without making the international news. making the international news. very little humanitarian aid. little humanitarian aid. difficult for journalists to find out what is going on. out what is going on. on the international agenda, how busy is the airport?
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busy is the airport? airport with the capital and it has two terminals, north and south. two terminals, north and south. saudi arabia, riyadh‘s capital is a big capital, is a business hub. big capital, is a business hub. and companies are in saudi arabia at the moment. the moment. lots of thinking from the crown prince. prince. women and even people visiting the country, being targeted as well? country, being targeted as well?
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yes, that is correct. the beginning of the saudi arabia country more than 60 years ago. there of of the war spilling into audi arabia? audi arabia? before to hit into the heart of saudi arabia. saudi arabia. straightaway by air attacks on the area. area. the range of the war in the middle east. thank you. it's spreading violence across the region.
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saying he feared for his life. to create tension in lebanon and the region. bbc arabic‘s carine torbey has the latest from beirut. it is a resignation that has stunned lebanon. lebanon. holds hezbollah and iran responsible. responsible. they're losing in their interference in the affairs of the arab world. in the affairs of the arab world. way it was forced back on to you in bahrain and yemen. bahrain and
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yemen. notice that the prime minister was speaking from saudi arabia. speaking from saudi arabia. and they will be seen as pulling the strings. strings. his cards on saudi arabia in its confrontation with iran. confrontation with iran. government with hezbollah last year will not have pleased the saudis. will not have pleased the saudis. the shadow of his father and establish his own identity. establish his own identity.
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has raised the political temperature in lebanon. in lebanon. the tension between iran and saudi arabia. arabia. of the middle east centre, who joins us from italy. us from italy. lebanese leader to announce his resignation in riyadh? absolutely. hello and it is good to be with you. announce his resignation from riyadh.
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riyadh. that there was a threat to his life that was thwarted a few days ago. that was thwarted a few days ago. riyadh is back on the scene in lebanon. lebanon. a reaction to the apparent, i don't want to say win, but the apparent... want to say win, but the apparent... the fact that iran and... problems with sound. actually we are back with a heavy hand. hand. line, we are going to try
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and stick with it. with it. before a missile, we presume from houthi rebels, lands in riyadh. houthi rebels, lands in riyadh. seeing, the tensions that seem to be developing in the region. developing in the region. danger of an all out middle east war to be frank? to be frank? above, i mean, they're atan all—time high. all—time high. things this unstable and this precarious in a very long time. precarious in a very long time. can't remember the last time when things were this precarious. things were this precarious. the context of saudi/ist iranian tension. tension. the missile was claimed
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by the houthis. the houthis. dealt with, the same way they went into yemen and into bahrain. into yemen and into bahrain. military intervention or some sort of a military strike. of a military strike. in place against the country or against specific hezbollah members. against specific hezbollah members. it is not clear yet. over the next 2a hours hour we will have a better picture. have a better picture. is plunging us into again the unknown.
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unknown. thank you very much for speaking to the bbc. speaking to the bbc. apologies for the bad sound quality there. the bad sound quality there. but i think you get a accepts. think you get a accepts. region and the bbc will keep you up—to—date. the longest by a us president in 25 years. lady, melania, earlier. followed by china, vietnam and the philippines. steven mcdonnell reports, from tokyo. the north korean nuclear threat. other issues are going to be completely swamped by north korea.
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uss arizona they had a wreath laying ceremony. about regional security. been talking about — again, north korea. us troops based here. the same in south korea. capabilities in this part of the world. to get them to give up their nuclear weapons. that includes beijing.
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"pretty terrific. stay with us. cuts ties with the star of one of its biggest shows. its biggest shows. about kevin spacey‘s fall from grace. at polling booths they voted on an historic day for australia. historic day for australia. results came in, it was clear the monarchy could survive.
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monarchy could survive. of the american hostages there was no sign. american hostages there was no sign. should the americans attempt rescue, they will all die. they will all die. the mission has surpassed all expectations. surpassed all expectations. one is the most distant man made object in the universe. object in the universe. from the enduring power of our ideals. this is bbc world news today. shot down close to the international airport in the capital riyadh. there are no reports of any damage. he fears for his life. he's accused iran of sowing "fear and destruction".
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programmes, ‘house of cards‘. if the actor continued to be part of it. who is also accused of sexual misconduct. ben ando reports. spacey as allegations against him mount up. mount up. a number of men have said the actor assaulted him. the actor assaulted him. was attacked while mr spacey was working at the old vic theatre. working at the old vic theatre. claim being investigated by
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the police. police. vidal made by mr spacey will not be released. released. arrest harvey weinstein on suspicion of rape. of rape. this may be the most serious of the accusations so far. serious of the accusations so far. account of how the woman attacked her twice in 2010. her twice in 2010. we have an actual case here. case here. we are happy with with the investigation is. the investigation is. mr weinstein is out of state. is out of state. we would need an arrest warrant to arrest him. arrest warrant to arrest him. we are gathering our evidence and we continue to do so every day. continue to do so every day. weinstein's accusers include household names. household names.
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behaviour of some of show business's most powerful men. arabic hollywood reporter, sam asi. the star's fall from grace has been swift and brutal. this show put netflix‘s original programming on the map. programming. his publicist left him, his agent left him. win another oscar this year. the end of his career, if it's not the end already.
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being charged. with all of them. including matt damon and ben affleck this morning. you've just interviewed ben affleck. has awakened the authorities to these issues. opening some investigations.
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have been charged. about harvey weinstein. and he said, no, this is not about me. this is about the victims. i know who i am, i'm a decent guy, everybody knows that. decent stars in hollywood. to somebody like matt damon. for so long? what have people like ben affleck had to say? social media, why are actors so scared to speak out? they mostly say, yes, we knew that harvey for instance was a womaniser. everybody was aware
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of the casting couch. say, we never imagined it to be that brutal. nobody imagined rape. or such systematic, systemic sexual harassment and abuses. and say anything? absolutely. to the victims. were powerless. when they were just on the brink of starting their careers. powerful position. so this is the abuse of the powerful over the powerless. they're powerful, they‘ re untouchable.
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now the sport. stadium. jurgen klopp's side in charge. alex oxlade—chamberlain with his first goal for the club. mohamed salah added the fourth 14 minutes from time. and leicester ended in the draw. a home win for huddersfield against west brom. which mean they climb out of the relegation zone. another away win for burnley. they beat southampton 1—0 at st mary's. brighton are up to eighth in the table after beating swansea i—o. the swans have dropped into the bottom three.
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at a british record 63. that beats their old mark that had stood for 100 years. for only the second time. afterwards rodgers credited his players. it means everything. professionalism, of playing and creating high standards every day. creating high standards every day. pitches, being tired in games, going behind, semi—finals, finals. behind, semi—finals, finals. deserve all the credit they get for it. it. in seven winning away at borussia dortmund.
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dortmund. a goalfrom robbens set them on their way. them on their way. were wins for valencia and atletico madrid. espanyol lost. at the rugby league world cup defeating lebanon 29—10 in sydney. team at the tournament. but propjames graham was just pleased with the win. we got the victory this week, which was important to us. was important to us. tournament that i think we are going to build into. to build into. today where i thought we were good and sometimes a bit indifferent. and sometimes a bit indifferent. you have got to give credit for lebanon. this is their first world cup. cup. celebration of where rugby league's going to get to in my opinion. atp world tour finals after making the final of the paris masters.
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from the 8th and final place. when he beat ninth seed john isner in three sets. be his last in formual one. to mercedes following the retirement of world champion nico rosberg. time his decision is final. that's all the sport for now. we'll have more for you on bbc news throughout the evening. to the west of london, has caused some bafflement. by a police
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helicopter. to apologise for being moody. would spray it out and see whether i could write my wife's names. could write my wife's names. it did it over two week ago. it over two week ago. say to her by the medium of crop—spraying? say to her by the medium of crop-spraying? crop-spraying? quite as grumpy and old as perhaps as i make out occasionally! twitter and keep up to date on the bbc news web—site. bbc news web—site. the team, this afternoons for
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watching. —— thanks for watching. hello there, the weather tonight is a tale of two halves east and west. a tale of two halves east and west. thunder and some wintriness over high ground. high ground. will be dry with clear skies and cold. cold. a touch of frost in some sheltered areas by dawn. sheltered areas by dawn. tomorrow is a better day with sunshine. a better day with sunshine. but it will feel cold. will feel cold. through the morning across central and western areas. and western areas. some wintriness over the higher ground. over the higher ground. but they will fizzle out in the afternoon. will fizzle out in the afternoon. in fact, many places staying dry. fact, many places staying dry. plenty of sunshine around. temperatures six to 10 degrees.
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it will be struggling. will be struggling. the event should be a dry one for most. most. will be a cold one already even at this point in the evening. this point in the evening. showers around, dotted around coastal areas. coastal areas. in the north and west and eastern areas. and eastern areas. but further inland it will be dry. inland it will be dry. showers around the channel islands too. too. as we head into sunday night, it will turn very cold. it will turn very cold. the blue developing across central, northern and eastern areas. northern and eastern areas. see temperatures down to minus six celsius in one or two places. celsius in one or two places. of us will wake up to mist and frost. frost. the light winds ebbing away and this low pressure will make inroadses. low pressure will make inroadses.
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strengthening winds to many western areas. areas. particularly across the north—west corner. with it milder air. 11 to 13 degrees. one across the south—east with that sunshine. sunshine. day with rain spreading from west to east. east. but it will be a touch milder for most of us.
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