many fronts, as a weather forecaster of many years standing. aaah, all together now! generally speaking there is a lot of cloud gci’oss speaking there is a lot of cloud across the british isles, much of its height, some otherjust about thinking of two bridges the odd bit abuse of rain. you get the odd sense that there will be break this to the eastern side of the pennines, parts of scotla nd eastern side of the pennines, parts of scotland doing well. the only other thing you need to note is the afternoon is not cold, double—figure temperatures rule the roost. not a great deal changes over the evening and into the night. you might pick up and into the night. you might pick up more rain than through the day that it will not ever amount to very much at all, not a cold night either, eight to about 11, i2 much at all, not a cold night either, eight to about 11, 12 of 13. my either, eight to about 11, 12 of 13. my real concern about the night is there could be some holes in that cloud, and as a consequence in dense fog patches. the word patches is the really relevant one. just because you step out first thing, if you are travelling a distance you might move into one of those areas that will
see them. my sense could be part of east anglia, lincolnshire, southern wales, some spots in the midlands and perhaps into northern ireland, gaps appearing here overnight, parts of central and southern scotland. by that in mind, because after much rather dull start, i am that in mind, because after much rather dull start, iam hopeful that the day, once it gets going, could brighten up quite nicely in one or two spots and with the breeze coming somewhere out of the south—west for the most part, it will not be a cold day again. single figure temperatures across the north, south, 12 or 13 degrees 01’ so the north, south, 12 or 13 degrees or so is not too buyerfor the time of year. for that we have to thank the fact that we are sandwiched in a wedge of relatively mild as, with the breeze coming in from the south—west, such as it is. not! million miles away towards the north—west of us, cold air, becoming a bit ofa north—west of us, cold air, becoming a bit of a player as we move into wednesday into thursday. the feature that introduces that colder air to
many of us is this cold fronts. the morning works to scotland and the morning, it will feel fresh and the skies will brighten, but the temperatures will dip away. not freezing by any means, but fresher, which introduces us to friday, where all parts of the british isles have all parts of the british isles have a much fresher regime. windy across the north and blustery showers. dry but fresher in the south with a bit of sunshine, not all doom and gloom. a reminder of our main story this lunchtime... the battles over brexit laws begin as mps prepare to scrutinise the key piece of legislation that will pave the way for the uk's departure. that's all from the bbc news at one, so it's goodbye from me — and on bbc one we nowjoin the bbc‘s news teams where you are. have a good afternoon. what
italian fans have said their country's failure to qualify for next year's world cup is an "embarrassment" for the four time winners. they lost 1—0 on aggregate to sweden in milan last night — and the italian goalkeeper gianluigi buffon was in tears as he said "sorry for all of italian football". while there's national despair in italy — there have been huge celebrations for sweden — who quailified for their first world cup in 12 years. this is how the team celebrated at the final whistle — spotting the pitchside studio of a swedish broadcaster and invading their post—match analysis. england women's interim manager mo marley has given
manchester city's keira walsh and arsenal's leah williamson their first senior call—ups. the two midfielders are joined by goalkeeper karen bardsley in a 26—player squad for the world cup qualifiers against bosnia & herzegovina and kazakhstan at the end of the month. bardsley returns for the first time since breaking her leg at this summer's european championship. wales centrejonathan davies will miss next year's six nations after being ruled out for around six months with a foot injury. davies was hurt during saturday's defeat by australia in cardiff. he needs surgery — and that means his domestic season for scarlets may also be over. it's a real blow; davies was the lions player of the series against new zealand this year. harlequins centre jamie roberts has been added to the wales squad along with prop scott andrews. england forward sam burgess will return for england to face papua new guinea in their rugby league world cup quarter—final. he's recovered from knee ligament damage, suffered in their opening if
defeat to australia. burgess comes in for chris heighington but coach wayne bennett has suggested he may not play in the middle, to keep him fit for a potential semi—final against tonga or lebanon. england cricket captainjoe root says he knows he'll be targeted by australia in the ashes series — and he's not at all bothered. england are in townsville for their final warm—up match, if which starts tomorrow — and our sports correspondent andy swiss is there too: you do you can see the credit australia 11 having their practice session. earlier on, we had heavy showers. it didn't interrupt them too much. they still had a pretty good work—out ahead of their match which begins here tomorrow. he's not feeling 100%, we are assured it is nothing to worry about. jake ball
had a light work—out as he continues his recovery from an ankle injury. earlier on, we heard from the england captain joe wrote. earlier on, we heard from the england captainjoe wrote. in the usual war of words, route is the man the australians are targeting and writ says he is relishing it. they are targeting me, from our point of view we will be targeting everything one of them. to win a test match you have to take 20 wickets and you have to score more runs than men. that is the exact approach of the site. bring it on. that is what it is about. an important for mac days coming upfor about. an important for mac days coming up for england here. craig 0verton, the fast bowler who impressed in adelaide, he will be staking his claim. the batsmen, especially alistair cooke who is about to score a half century will
hope to get some runs under their belts. first test begins in brisbane on november the 23rd. that's all the sport for now. the build—up to the ashes test which begins in nine days' time. i'll be back with more in afternoon live. the welsh assembly has been paying tribute to more in afternoon live. the former welsh labour minister, carl sargeant. he was found dead at his home for days after he was... into investigation into appropriate behaviour. car was somebody whose presence in this chamber was important for us all. he took more legislation in this chamber... he had at knack for
turning legislation into something worthwhile. there is no better example of that than the well—being of future generations act. an idea that began as little more than one mind ina that began as little more than one mind in a manifesto and nothing else. when i told him he was going to ta ke else. when i told him he was going to take it forward, his response was thanks for that. he turned it into something that is now being talked about around the world. i first met karel in 2001, i had gone to speak to the labour party. when he was elected here in 2003, we became friends. his talents came to the fore when he was chief whip when i saw he was capable of gentle berating when necessary. 0n
saw he was capable of gentle berating when necessary. on one occasion, taking a reluctant am out to feed the ducks. a man of many talents. in all the years i knew him, we never had a cross word. we talked about being a dad and the pressure of politics. he was always full of advice. 0nly last year, he told me that he was the only one who was allowed a beard in cabinet. i had to shave mine. he was ever present in the cabinet and with good reason. i appointed present in the cabinet and with good reason. iappointed him because present in the cabinet and with good reason. i appointed him because he was good at legislation, he was good with people, and because he brought the voice of defect to the heart of government. it is difficult to imagine what it will be a without him. he was also the best heckler in
the chamber. never nasty. always witty. the conservative benchers will know that when he rose to speak he would call out someone else's name. everyone has been called in turn to speak as leader of the 0pposition. that was the man that we carl sargeant. well liked 0pposition. that was the man that we carl sargea nt. well liked and committed. jovial. determined, but fun. he will be missed by his family, by those in this chamber and by the nation. paying tribute at the welsh assembly. 0ur correspondent sian lloyd is in cardiff for us now. a very difficult day at the welsh
assembly today as the paid tribute it week after he was found dead. very sombre mood here but there have beenin very sombre mood here but there have been ina very sombre mood here but there have been in a few smiles as people have been in a few smiles as people have been remembering and reflecting on carl sargent their colleague and friend. it was a week ago that he died. yesterday an inquest into his death was opened and adjourned. he had been discovered by his wife at their home a week ago. it appeared that he had taken his own life. he had been sacked by carwynjones four days prior to that and suspended from the labour party over allegations of his conduct made by a number of women. since then, the
prime minister has received criticism about he handled these allegations. we have since heard that there is going to be an independent inquiry. above all, todayis independent inquiry. above all, today is about tributes to carl sargeant, people who have worked with him for a long time, remembering him. we heard the first minister paying tribute. what have other people said? lesley griffiths was a very close friend, she said one be gone, it is still so hard to process why we are here today paying oui’ process why we are here today paying our tribute to cairo. i met him 16 yea rs our tribute to cairo. i met him 16 years ago, he was proud to be elected as member for alyn and deeside in north wales. karel always sat opposite me. he was a character
but a serious individual. he knew what his role was. he spoke for the people and for the length and breadth of wales. from my perspective, something that i associate him with is his authenticity. he was a politician who was authentically working class. he was committed to his community. there have also been some smiles as people have been paying tribute to him and giving their personal recollections of the man the mess so much. a 71—year—old woman — arrested in connection with a missing teenager — has been released on bail. 19 —year—old gaia pope — who has severe epilepsy — was last seen on the 7th november. dorset police say a 19—year—old man who was arrested at the same time as the 71—year—old woman, is still helping police with their inquiries. officers say they were both known to gaia. a north korean soldier
is in a critical condition in hospital after defecting to south korea via the heavily guarded demilitarised zone that separates the two countries. the soldier initially attempted to cross the border in a vehicle before being injured while making the dash on foot. 0ur correspondent mark lowen has more from seoul. more details emerging about this defection by the soldier as he dashed to board the military demarcation line in the joint security area. that is the area of cuts clear north and south korean soldiers look at each other. it is the world's most heavily fortified border. he went towards it in a vehicle and try to run across the border. a north korean soldier shot about a0 villas in his direction. he was hit and is in a crib critical
state. he has suffered severe injuries to the abdomen, shoulder and elbow. the north korean shooting, that is the first time they have done that since the 1980s, united nation ‘s are assessing whether it breaks the armistice which ended the korean war. south korea say if that is the case they will take legal steps. tension on the korean peninsula. it shows the determination of that soldier that he chose to cross at that security area. it is the third case of someone area. it is the third case of someone trying to cross in that zone since the end of the cold war. first the headlines on bbc news. mps
have been scrutinising bae due with droll belt. the death toll rises to 530 after iran's deadliest earthquake in more than a decade. rescuers have now called off the search for survivors. the rate of inflation remains unchanged at 3%. food costs rise to their higher level in a years, but are offset by a fall in fuel prices. in the business news... the measure of how quickly prices are rising stayed steady at 3% last month, that's the highest level in five—and—a—half—yea rs. but it could signal a peak in inflation as last year's fall in the value of the pound drops out of the calculations. tesco has ‘welcomed' a decision by the competition and markets authority to provisionally clear its £3.7 billion takeover of the uk‘s largest food wholesaler, booker. the cma said the deal could even increase competition in the wholesale market and reduce prices for shoppers. ikea says total sales in the uk hit £1.8 billion for the year — up 5.8% on the year before.
it marks their sixth consecutive year of growth as the flat pack retailer celebrates its 30th anniversary in the uk. bailiffs were called in to collect debts by councils in england and wales on more than two million occasions last year. the figures have been released by the money advice trust. the charity says that while some councils have reduced their use of baliffs, over all councils use of baliffs has increased by 1a% in the last 2 years — and that the majority of cases involved money owed for council tax. joanna elson, chief executive of the money advice trust, the charity that runs national debtline. what is the issue with baliffs? the issue is that a bailiff use is
neither effective in terms of collecting debt, if you look at where councils collect most debt is not when they the bailiffs, and it is really distressing for local residents. we heal lots of lots of stories of people especially with children being very distressed and anxious and having sleepless nights when a bailiff tries to take their goods away. councils are owed this money — they need it to pay for vital services in the community — what should they do? you are right. councils need to collect the money that is owed to them. we rely on these services. we see from other sectors there are better ways of collecting debts. look at banks and credit card companies and utilities companies. they are investing in training for their staff. they are contacting people fairly and they are offering to see what arrangements can be put
in place to help people pay their debts back. it is a more effective and pleasant way of collecting debt than the way the councils are pursuing. we urge people to get advice from a free service from us or another charity, and we are urging councils to signpost to these services. the advice on what to do. bailiff law is compensated. most people don't realise that you don't need to let the bill this end if they have not been on your premises before. the law is complicated. it is worse taking advice. for more on this story do head to our website: www. bbc.c0. uk/news/business as we've been hearing, uk inflation has held steady at five—and—a—half year high of 3% in october. falls in the price of raw materials
and cheaper fuel was offset by continued price rises for food. but it follows a quarter point cut in interest rates last month — the first in a decade. it's been seen as an attempt by the bank of england to stop inflation soaring out of control. earlier we spoke to lucy 0'carroll, chief economist at aberdeen standard investments and asked if she thinks inflation has peaked. it could have, or it could come next month. if it is higher next month, the governor of the bank of england will write a letter to the chancellor to save what he is going to do to get inflation down again. it won't trouble mark carney too much, we are working in the context ofa much, we are working in the context of a first internet rights in a decade. the bank feels it is already taking action. interest rates at the moment is probably not going to
change people's behaviour. it is a reminder, people who are approaching adulthood now who do not know what an interest rate is, interest rates can go up as an interest rate is, interest rates can go up as well as down. credit suisse has agreed to pay a settlement of nearly £103 million after regulators in new york found its foreign exchange unit was involved in unlawful conduct. it's the latest settlement to emerge from a global investigation into foreign currency markets. credit suisse said it was pleased ‘to put this matter behind it'. goldman sachs has written off the value of its stake in the weinstein company after claims from more than 50 women that ex—chairman harvey weinstein sexually harassed or assaulted them. weinstein has denied the claims but the firm is seeking fresh funding after a number of investors severed links. shares in toymaker mattel — which owns barbie — jumped 20% after reports that rival hasbro could be considering a takeover. hasbro , the owner of play doh and my little pony , were also up. last month, shares in both companies fell on concerns that the bankruptcy of toys r us could hurt sales.
let's ta ke let's take a look at the markets. ftse is up slightly — — tesco up — booker deal been provisionally cleared by the competition and markets authority . investors a re . investors are enjoying that. — itv — a% decline in net advertising revenues in its third quarter, better than the 8% tumble in its first half —forecast a return to growth by the end of the year. vodafone came out with strong figures this morning. cost—cutting and keen demand is pushing up their figures. which always pushes the ftse up dealers are keeping an eye that's all the business news
the first group of students from the uk's only degree course for deaf performers is taking to the stage with a new production that blends british sign language and english. it's hoped the adaptation of caryl churchill's play ‘love and information' will challenge perceptions and make sign language more visible. 0ur scotland correspondent lorna gordon went to meet them. it is a play with big themes that affect us all. love and how we make sense of things in an increasingly frenetic world. the 50 short scenes, each with a different set of characters, are all performed by ten actors who happened to be deaf. i think the play's very, very powerful because it is able to show different perspectives in that deaf people are similar to hearing people in that environment and that we're all similar, we're all the same and i think that play really demonstrates that. mr rushmore, if you could
just open the door... their performance in a mixture of english, captioning and british sign language a chance to showcase the actors‘ talents. and british sign language itself. it's a wonderful opportunity and we've really enjoyed it. absolutely because sign language can be so big, so rich, so expressive and in a theatre setting means we can show also solve levels of emotion. the actors, all students at glasgow's royal conservatoire, are on the country's only degree course for deaf performers. embracing deafness as part of their identity and hoping their performance will help others do the same. it's a great way for me to carry on and show people that it's 0k to be who you are, because i kind of old before i was being shuffled off into the background like i was a liability or i was just a burden to someone else, i thought i'll say nothing and back off, now i'm thinking, you know what, i'm going to step
forward and let them see me forwho i am. the scottish government recently announced plans to integrate the use of sign language into everyday life and the play's director believes this performance will help with challenging perceptions in the theatre and the arts. i think it's about british sign language being more visible, being more out in the open and recognised as a language. so i think this production and the degree programme here at the conservatoire are is part of that movement. another step in showing that british sign language should be celebrated as a language in its own right. lorna gordon, bbc news, glasgow. a british doctor says he escaped a shark by punching it in the face, while he was surfing in australia. charlie fry, who is 25, said the 6—foot long animal "jumped out of the water and hit him in the right shoulder". he punched it while in the water — north of sydney — and then climbed back on his board.
a bit likea a bit like a hand grabbing me and thenit a bit like a hand grabbing me and then it was pure adrenaline. i thought i was going to die. i am being eaten alive by a shark. it went for my shoulder. i turned to the right, and i saw asharq's head come out of the water and i punched it in the face. the shark was doing that up to the error. i would say it was five or six foot. he has had a very lucky escape. good afternoon. it is november out there. go out and do what you have got planned. the weather is not going to get in the way. there is a little
bit of blue sky around. that was the scottish borders a little while ago. there is a lot of cloud. some of it is high in the sky. there is a lot of it to be had. to the east of the pennines, a bit of brightness. not cold this afternoon if you have plans. 0vernight, there may be gaps in the cloud which will not make it eight cold night, but it may allow borg to form. —— spoke to form. during your drive to work, you may run into something. southern and eastern parts of wales, east anglia,
lincolnshire, dense patches of fog. northern ireland, and parts of scotland, it is not wall to wall,... after that goal start, not cold, it will begin to brighten and to be a reasonable day. rainfall in the far north—west. we are in a quiet spell, relatively mild at the moment, and that takes you to witness day. in the bigger picture, —— wednesday. towards the north—west, there is cold area waiting in the wings. thursday, a cold front has come
down. these guys will brighten. the last of the mild air, not freezing cold, but strong winds, gale force winds, across northern britain, further south, drier and brighter. hello, you're watching afternoon live. today at two. the battle of brexit: mps debate the small print of the government's legislation for leaving the eu. first the quake — now the freeze: iranians living outdoors in sub—zero temperatures make desperate pleas for help. steady as she goes — the uk inflation rate defies many analysts‘ forecasts — and remains at 3%. coming up on afternoon live all the sport.
ido i do not know the italian forehead, but they are not happy. they are calling it the apocalypse, an embarrassment. they miss out on a world cup for the first time in six yea rs world cup for the first time in six years and i'd tell you how sweden celebrates in half an hour. thank you. and with the weather, beautiful? you do not have to go very far to change the scene. to the