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judy murray has received an obe at buckingham palace, for services to tennis, women in sport, and charity. she's the third member of her family to be honoured; her sons, andy and jamie, have a knighthood and an obe respectively. after her inclusion in the queen's birthday honour‘s list was announced, she said she felt "very lucky" to have been given the honour. time for a look at the weather. here's ben rich. cold, crisp autumn weather on its way this weekend. some of us will have two he way this weekend. some of us will have two be patient, because of this wedge of cloud, which is now hurtling its way across the atlantic. this will influence the weather across the southern half of the country, particularly as we head to the start of the weekend with cloud and outbreaks of rain. for most of us, decent at the moment. blue skies developing in west london, pretty brisk wind and heavy showers blowing in across parts of northern ireland, and also scotland. some showers trickle into north—west england, and parts of the midlands as well. shower was winter read over
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high ground in scotland, temperatures on the mild side in the south. they will fall away through the afternoon. further north, a chilly feel to the weather. that is a taste of what is to come. this evening and tonight, the area of cloud moving in from the atlantic will bring rain across northern ireland, and the rain, strong winds, too. scotland has clear spells, a few showers, not as many as today, and cold enough for a touch of frost, mild in the south. the southern half of the country having a decidedly uninspiring start to saturday, a lot of cloud, some outbreaks of rain, and it will persist for a good part of the day down towards the south—west. further north, a different story. lots of sunshine across scotland, windy in the far north, where we will see showers, 6 degrees in dundee. sunny skies in the afternoon in northern ireland as the cloud breaks up, and a decent afternoon to come tomorrow across northern england. eventually,
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things brighten up any standing. towards south wales and the south—west, we keep cloud, and across south—western areas, outbreaks of rain, turning light and patchy for a time during the day. but in the evening, the rain will turn heavy again, coupled with strong wind. further north on saturday night, cold with a touch of frost. as we move into sunday, remembrance sunday, of course, we lose the wet weather from the south. at this stage, we get into that crisp autumn weather, cold weather, though, the aircoming crisp autumn weather, cold weather, though, the air coming all the way from the arctic down across the british isles. we will see strong winds on sunday, gailes close to the eastern coast. in northern and eastern coast. in northern and eastern areas, showers, wintry over high ground. in lower levels in scotland, a lot of sunshine as well, temperatures 6—10 at best. southern areas will have to wait to see the mixture of sunshine and showers as
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rain cleared away, and for all of us, it will eventually feel cold. a reminder of our main story this lunchtime: theresa may says britain's departure date from the eu will be enshrined in law and warns she won't tolerate attempts to block the brexit process. that's all from the bbc news at one. so it's goodbye from me, and on bbc one we now, we join the bbc‘s news teams where you are. have a good afternoon. hi there. the main sports stories. elite wicked in eight ashes test with australia. our sport correspond is there. yes, today still remaining. england had begun the day on 2003547. looking to push on toward something like 300. they
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didn't quite get there. all out for 280. australians then batted beautifully. the star of the show was 18—year—old sophie eggleston. she took two wickets on her debut. it was brilliantly caught behind the stu m ps by it was brilliantly caught behind the stumps by sara taylor. back when australia was really struggling. i have century for their all rounder. swung the game back towards australia. before a crucial wicket for england. the match delicately balanced going into the last two days. remember if australia win this test, they will retain the ashes. days. remember if australia win this test, they will retain the ashesli think it is going to be a difficult pitch particularly into the second innings. it's been a slow outfield.
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if the pitch starts to break up. it is to score. the fact that we've got i’ui'is is to score. the fact that we've got runs on the board and we are batting first, it puts us in a very good position. england's james anderson will be the vice captain in the absence of ben stokes. stokes is awaiting the outcome of an investigation of a fight. meanwhile, ifelt meanwhile, i felt that i've got a responsibility to help out the guys. myself, and alice duke who have been here before. they played an important role. i don't see that changing. cory evans says it was a disgrace to award a penalty against him that
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led to the swiss victory. cory evans says it was a disgrace to award a penalty against him that led to the swiss victory. cory evans says it was a disgrace to award a penalty against him that led to the swiss victory. to award a penalty against him that northern ireland now face an uphill task to qualify after evans was harshly adjudged to have handled when the ball struck his shoulder. led to the swiss victory. northern ireland now face an uphill task to qualify after evans was harshly adjudged to have handled when the ball led to the swiss victory. after evans was harshly adjudged to have handled when the ball for a game of this magnitude for the referee to give a penalty in a situation like that, it is disgraceful. there will be a number of firsts. both sets of players will
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wear poppies for the first time in their history. they have relaxed the ban on political religious symbols. it is also the first time that video assistant referee will be used. i've learned a lot. when you've got not qualification games, that is what you need from it. you want to learn things. we will be going against france in the summer. we will take more from these games than any of the qualification games in terms of what we learn about players and everything else. that isjust about it for me. you can find more on the bbc sport website. i will have more for you in the next hour. thank you very much indeed. a short time ago michel barnier and david davis gave a press conference on the talks.
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mr barnier said the latest round of brexit talks have made "some progress" but that more work was needed on specific issues. on northern ireland, mr barnier spelt out the need to ensure that brexit did not undermine the integrity of the good friday agreement. we will continue our dialogue on ireland. we have to ensure a common reading, the same reading of the conditions and implications of brexit on the good friday agreement and the common travel area. this should lead us to identify the technical and regulatory solutions necessary to prevent a heart border. while preserving the integrity of the single market. as we told you last time, the unique situation of
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ireland requires specific solutions. translation: and finally on the financial sentiment. we need to work now over the next few weeks on the objective interpretation by the information given out by prime minister may in florence. this is vital if we are to achieve progress in december. as i said, i repeat, it is just in december. as i said, i repeat, it isjust a in december. as i said, i repeat, it is just a matter of securing accou nts is just a matter of securing accounts as any separation. ladies and gentlemen, the united kingdom decided to leave the union more than 500 days ago and it will be leaving the union on the 29th of march at midnight brussels time. in order to
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achieve a common object of —— objective, we will also work as intensely as is necessary in the weeks to come in the run—up to the next european meeting. speaking at the same press conference, brexit secretary david davis argued that a solution to the northern ireland border required the brexit talks to move on to discussing the uk‘s relationship with the eu after it leaves. on northern ireland, we have continued to have good technical discussions. we have drafted joint principles on certain areas. we will continue to explore how to best preserve north and south cooperation. we are drafting joint principles and commitments which will guide the solutions drawn out in the second phase. we've also had frank discussions about some of the
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big challenges around the border. we remain firmly committed to avoiding any physical infrastructure and we have made that clear. these discussions of course will continue to the run—up to the december council. let's be under no illusions, we will only be able to conclude them finally in the context of the future relationship. we've respected european‘s desired to keep the customs union and the single market but that cannot come at the cost of the constitutional integrity of the united kingdom. we recognise the need for specific solutions for the need for specific solutions for the unique circumstances of northern ireland. let me be clear, this cannot amount to creating a new border inside the united kingdom. in this process we are resolutely committed to upholding the belfast good friday agreement in all of its parts. we need to meet the
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challenging issues that will arise. we owe that to the people of northern ireland and of ireland. david davis speaking earlier today. a year after his election victory, president trump is living up to his campaign pledges on the environment — leave the paris climate accord, roll back environmental laws at home and burn more coal. this week, as nations meet in bonn for the annual un climate conference, our environment analyst roger harrabin has been to the usa to hear how some states there, are fighting back. southern california. a funnel for the wind that rushes from desert to coast. this land, stone, grit, a little bit of scrub, useless for agriculture. but there is one very lucrative crop here. and that is the clean energy from the desert wind. renewables boomed under president obama, but president trump says their variable output
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threatens the economy. he wants to subsidise coal and nuclear. he's trying to scrap 50 environmental rules. he wants to allow coal plants to pollute more. 15 states led by california are fighting back with plans for emission cuts for housing, industry and cars. we are in a contest for ideas. depending on the outcome of this contest will determine what the rule is going to look like for the next ten, 20, 30 years. here is california's answer. these steel containers near san diego make up the biggest lithium battery in the world. storing energy when the wind is blowing and the sun is shining. they can take energy that is generated when wind and solar are abundant and move it to the peak times when the grid might need it and those energy sources might not be available at the level that are
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needed. president trump promised voters he would bring backjobs in coal. 26 states supported his plan to scrap the obama's clamp—down. that climate accord was a fraud. it was nothing more than an attempt by developing companies of the world to get american dollars. it will have no environmental benefit at all. mr trump also wants to relax emission standards from american vehicles, again to protectjobs. but california's governor says that will backfire. he warns towards —— he thinks china's move towards electronic cars will validate their stronghold. the chinese have taken over the wind production. and solar. yeah, they're going to take over
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the american car industry. and the people in detroit are half asleep. they have to wake up. and i'm hoping they will. president trump is set on promoting american fossilfuels. a salesman for the us coal industry is with the us delegation is with america for the climate talks. imagine how that is going down. in a moment a summary of the business news this hour but first, the headlines on bbc news... the latest round of brexit talks, the eu and britain say some progress has been made, but there is still disagreement on the british border and how much they will pay when you cavies. over mac loses an appeal against the implement rights of drivers. president trump has defended his america first approach atan defended his america first approach at an economic summit. hello, these are the headlines this
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afternoon. theresa may has outlined plans to set the uk's departure date and time from the eu in law, warning she will not "tolerate" any attempt to block brexit. this comes as negotiations enter their sixth round. broadband and landline customers will now get money back from their providers when things go wrong, without having to claim it. this follows an ofcom review which says customers are set for £142 million in pay—outs — around nine times the current level — benefiting millions who suffer poor service. taxi firm uber has lost an appeal against a ruling that its drivers should be classed as workers rather than self—employed. last year, a tribunal ruled that two drivers were staff and entitled to holiday pay, paid rest breaks and the minimum wage. the taxi hailing app has up to 40,000 drivers registered to it in london alone, where the company is fighting to retain its operating licence. hello, welcome to the business news
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this afternoon. public borrowing could undershoot the office for budget responsibility‘s march forecasts in the short term. that's according to the consultancy firm pricewaterhousecoopers. a combination of higher than expected tax revenue growth and lower than expected spending has meant we've come in under expectations. well, what does this mean for our budget deficit? earlier, we asked john hawksworth, chief uk economist at pwc, how likely the chancellor is to achieve his longer term target of eliminating the budget deficit by mid—2020. well, if our estimates are correct, you will get it down in 2021. that might not seem like it is that far away, but the problem is you have also got the pressures from an ageing population. and you have got state pension and health care cost. and it makes difficult to get down
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to zero. it is challenging, but i think that is really a problem for the next parliament. in short term it will be about delivering a budget that uses austerity where he a can and can't deal with the uncertainties around brexit and other economic things. from today till the rest of the year women work forfree. that's according to the fawcett society who has compared women salaries to men on a like for like basis. they've dubbed today as equal pay day. joining us now isjemima olchawski, head of policy & insight at the fawcett society. thank you very much forjoining us. how did you work this out? women on average earned 14% less if they work full—time. it is based on that difference. after today, women working full—time are effectively
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working full—time are effectively working for free relative to men because of that gap. is it more prevalent in certain types ofjobs? there is definitely a difference in certain jobs. there is definitely a difference in certainjobs. we see there is definitely a difference in certain jobs. we see a there is definitely a difference in certainjobs. we see a high gap in the finance factor, around 30%. but smaller in administration. it does va ry smaller in administration. it does vary according to which job you are in. which region you are in. also it's different for women. it is much wider up around 25% for women in their 50s. it is smaller for younger women. actually one of the thing we have seen this year is that the gap for younger women is growing. it is important to look at the data across different characteristics to get to the bottom of what is happening. if we don't address those causes, we will see progress stall. some critics say, actually women take time off of work, they go off and have babies. and potentially more part—time work, what say to that? the statistics to date, the 14%, don't take into account part—time workers. it compares full—time to
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full—time. it is an indicator of a full—time. it is an indicator of a full range of ways women are disadvantaged. part of that is that many women go into differentjobs, but i also think the question is why is it thejobs but i also think the question is why is it the jobs that women do end up consistently being lower paid. it is partly about the fact that women have more caring responsibilities. but that is not a fact. men can take a greater role in caring. making working grows more flexible to share those responsibilities around being in the workplace. discrimination does still happen. even though it is illegal, we know that women get paid less for doing work of equal value. we have got to look at a whole set of ways that women are disadvantaged and come up with solutions. thank you very much forjoining us. the cost of installing pre—payment meters is to be capped — this will be good news for tens of thousands of energy users who will no longer have to pay up to £900 each if they're forced to have a pre—payment meter installed. from january,
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energy regulator ofgem is to set a maximum charge of £150 in some cases. and the most vulnerable will see their charges waived completely. for more on this and all the other business stories today, go to our website: www. today, go to our website... more than 100 uk millionaires have been identified as tax dodgers after hiding their wealth using offshore schemes. documents in the paradise papers leak show the identities of taxpayers who moved assets worth tens of millions of pounds into companies in mauritius. the tax avoidance schemes involve them claiming to no longer own property, cash and investments in order to keep their fortunes out of reach of hmrc. walt disney has seen annual profits fall for the first time since 2009 — amid growing competition from streaming services like netflix. shares though rallied after it announced a deal to make three new star wars movies. the ceo refused to comment on reports it has held talks on a partial takeover of twenty first century fox — but did not rule out
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making an acquisition, advertising agencies are expected to rake in a record £6bn over the christmas period, according to an industry body forecast. the advertising association says it is being driven by intense competition, especially within the retail sector, and the rise of big—budget campaigns. it believes spending on ads has jumped nearly 40% injust seven years. the figures come as campaigns by major retailers such as john lewis, m&s and asda get under way. let's have a look at the markets before we go. it is heading for one of its worst month as retells don't look so well. marks & spencer, you can see there. that is it for me. i will be back in an hour with more business. it's the world's most remote inhabited island, with a population of only 259 people. tristan da cunha has just one school, one hospital, one policeman and only nine different family surnames. now, three students have left
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the relative tranquillity of the british territory — which lies 12 hundred miles from the nearest inhabited land in the south atlantic, for the hustle and bustle of the uk in order to study for their a—levels. graham satchell has been to meet them. jade, janice and rihanna are a long way from home and slightly overawed about the experience of being in london. it's very big. so many people! is that where they keep the crown jewels, or used to? coming from somewhere where there is little people to somewhere like this, it's a big difference. we don't have very much traffic on the island and here you have to look like four or five ways before you can cross a street and stuff. it's like, yeah, quite a big difference, really.
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the girls are in england to study for their a levels, but home is the british territory of tristan da cuhna. halfway between south africa and south america, it's a tiny volcanic island in the south atlantic ocean. from the sea, the volcano dominates everything. there's just one village on the island. the total population, 259 — almost all are descended from the original settlers 200 years ago. it's a fishing and farming community. it's a very simple lifestyle. you live how your ancestors did, basically. nothing has changed dramatically. everyone is very close. it's a small community. everybody helps each other. i think we are all equal and we are all treated equally as well. tristan da cuhna is the most remote inhabited island on earth. there is no airport,
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a boat comes once every two months and it's a seven—day sail to cape town. even though our island is so isolated, as individuals you're never alone, whereas in london it's not isolated, but as an individual because you don't know anybody you sometimes feel isolated. but on tristan it's impossible for you to feel alone. so this is the original co—partnership that was signed by the original settlers, including william glass. he was your great—grandfather? yes. the girls have come here to see an extraordinary document. it's now 200 years to the day since it was signed. written by their great, great, great grandfather, it describes how the community will live, how everyone will be equal with no one assuming superiority. it is the first time the girls have seen the document, the first time they've heard of it.
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200 years we have followed that document without even knowing we were following it, which is pretty incredible! 1961 and a catastrophe that threatened the island's existence. the volcano erupted. the entire population of the island was evacuated to england. the british government thought the islanders would stay, but as soon as they could they all went home. i think i'll always be brought back to tristan in some way. i think it's a great place to raise a family. and you know everyone. when i settle down i'll definitely go home. that is a nice endorsement. it is time for a look at the weather here. it certainly is. it is going to turn
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cold for all of us. crisp and sunny weather for much of the time, but some of us particular to the south are going to have to wait because of this wedge of cloud which is pushing its way across the atlantic. it is going to bring rain to the west and southern areas during the first part of the weekend. for the time being, things are in decent shape. earlier on, i have seen some hefty showers blowing in. the showers will continue to feed in across some northwestern areas for the rest of the afternoon. but most places dry with sunshine. temperatures will dip in the south and the sunshine. further north, it is just three or 4 degrees. as we head into this evening, it will turn colder across scotland. they will be a mixture of showers. here comes the rain across ireland and england and wales. here
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it will be fairly mild. temperatures across scotland dropping low enough for a touch of frost. tomorrow sta rts for a touch of frost. tomorrow starts off very uninspired. for the southern part, a lot of cloud, outbreaks of rain. slowly moving southwards. further north, it is very different through saturday. good spells of sunshine, some showers, not as many as today. temperatures around six or 7 degrees. things will brighten up for northern ireland. it will be a lovely afternoon across northern england. and things should improve in east anglia. across the south, we will keep a lot of cloud. south wales in southwest england it will be raining almost all day. the rain will be light and patchy through the daylight. but in the evening, the rain will turn heavier. it will also bring some brisk winds. saturday and sunday, we will push that weather away the wet weather. following the
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white lines, all the way up to the arctic. that is where the air will be coming from on sunday. a plunge of cold air right across the country. but with that, there will beafairamount country. but with that, there will be a fair amount of sunshine and some showers perfor the northern and eastern areas. perhaps... temperatures are six or 10 degrees from north to south. we have some rain in the south, a mix of sunshine and showers and for all of us we will feel the cold. hello, you're watching afternoon live — i'm simon mccoy. today at 2:00... as theresa may says she wants to enshrine the time and date of brexit into law — a warning from the eu that we've got two weeks to clarify what we'll pay. no more trade abuse — president trump's message to china and others as he sets out his "america first" vision of global trade. we can no longer tolerate these chronic trade abuses and we will not tolerate them. and where to now?
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uber loses an appeal against a landmark ruling on the employment rights of its drivers. we also have all of the sport with damien. and in sydney things are quite tight? a must win match for england. under the floodlights in sydney. really atmospheric. a victory for australia means they


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