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tv   Breakfast  BBC News  December 29, 2017 6:00am-9:01am GMT

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hello this is breakfast, withjon kay and mega munchetty. warnings of travel disruption for many as heavy snow and ice are forecast for large parts of the uk. this is the scene on the m62 in west yorkshire this morning where conditions are deteriorating quickly. drivers are being advised to plan theirjourney and take extra precautions. that snow is now coming in through lancashire and garbage. —— derbyshire. the met office has put a weather warning out. we will see up to ten inches across parts of northern england. strong winds also forecast across southern england. good morning. it's friday, 29th december. also this morning — patients are being advised to look up their conditions online before visiting their family doctor,
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under new guidance from gp leaders. mobile alcohol recovery centres, known as "drunk tanks," could be set up in towns and cities across england to help ease pressure on busy hospitals. good morning. in sport, a combination of david warner and the weather have frustrated england on the fourth day of the fourth test against australia. i could see they were parrots, but i wasn't sure what kind. 60 years of david attenborough on our tvs, and 60 years of the bbc‘s natural history unit — we report on the changing face of wildlife programmes. good morning. first, our main story. snow and ice are expected to cause more disruption in parts of the uk today. the met office says delays to road, rail and air travel are "likely" and is warning of possible power cuts. a yellow warning is in place for snow and ice in northern ireland and parts of england and southern scotland throughout the day. there's an amber warning for areas
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of the north midlands, yorkshire and the north west of england until 11:00am, with heavy snow forecast around the southern pennines. between 5—iocm of snow is expected, with up to 15cm possible over higher ground. and sub—zero temperatures mean it could have been the coldest night of the year. forecasters were predicting lows of —13 in northern scotland. highways england are advising drivers to plan theirjourney before setting off. gritters have been out overnight on the busiest routes. be aware that if you are going out to work or visiting friends in the early hours, there could still be icy spots. the temperature could change while we are at home, before we come back in the in the morning. it could start snowing, it could rain and wash the salt away. at this time of year conditions are co nsta ntly time of year conditions are constantly changing. even with the detailed forecast we get, we cannot a lwa ys detailed forecast we get, we cannot always get it 100% right. clare fallon is near the m62 motorway in west yorkshire for us this morning.
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it looks cold and snowy. we can see drivers on the road, we have have prepared carefully for their journeys? prepared carefully for their journeys? yeah, i tell you what, it looks cold and it is cold where we are. in the last 20 minutes the snow has started coming down and it is getting heavier and heavier by the minute, i would say. just having a look, the roads there seems to be doing well at the moment. they are in mind that it is still pretty early, the snow has not been coming down too long and not many people are out and about yet. looking at the pavements here, it is beginning to settle. looking over there, that isa to settle. looking over there, that is a gritting depo ——. —— depot. we have seen them trying to prepare the road, trying to make sure everything is possible to prepare for the weather that has been forecast. on higher ground in the north of england, and we are pretty high
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right here, we can expect up to 15 centimetres of snow, and if that comes down quickly it will obviously cause some kind of disruption. that is the warning. we are expecting the trans— pennine is the warning. we are expecting the tra ns— pennine routes is the warning. we are expecting the trans— pennine routes to be the worst affected. so the m62, crossing the pennines, also routes like the woodhead pass, and also motorways in the north of england. the gritters have been working around the clock but the northern section of the m60, the m6 north of warrington, those are the roads we have been warned about being affected. with this amberwarning in about being affected. with this amber warning in place for the north of england and much of the midlands, it means we should eat prepared. the advice is to only had out on the roads if you absolutely have to do. and if you do have to, take some measures in case you do get stuck. pack a shovel into your car, make sure that you have food and water
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and hot drinks with you. nature or that you wrap up warmly. because if you do get stuck out here, you are going to be very cold. clare, you stay warm as well. thank you. caroljoins us now with the very latest on the weather. a beautiful picture there, that looks great, but the figures overnight were very low? yes, last night the temperature at one point in scotland fell to —2.3 celsius. so it was not the coldest place —— cold est it was not the coldest place —— coldest night of the year so far, but it was pretty cold. there is an amber warning out for the snow this morning. we are looking at up to six inches of snow across parts of the north midlands and northern england. through the day that will transfer across southern and central scotland, where it will clear last. here you will have it for much of the day. there are ice warnings as well as snow warnings. there is also
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a wind warning in southern england, so if you are catching a ferry across the english channel, we are looking at gailes, even severe gales. there is lots and the weather forecast today, i will bring you a full update in the next few minutes. —— lots in. you can keep up to date with all the latest weather conditions with your bbc local radio station. the head of the nhs in england is considering making mobile alcohol it the technology company, apple, has apologised to customers after admitting it had deliberately slowed down older iphone models. the company has now said it would offer replacement batteries at a discounted price. sean is here to explain. if you are an iphone user, you would be furious. yes, and it is a familiar tale. this is the iphone 6 and anything after that, which apple says they will put a remedy in for.
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they say they will update the softwa re they say they will update the software at some point, but also the replacement batteries, at the moment they cost about 60 quid, but should drop to something more like 20 quid. over the years, many people have been suspicious that this has been happening. when a new phone comes out, has feral the phone been getting slower. you get software dates, don't you? yes. apple have admitted doing this to iphones. they say that reason they have done it is because the batteries in these iphones, they dissipate their power quickly as they get older. so you might have had some expert to shop down, you would see your battery level get to 30% and then it goes. it is not just level get to 30% and then it goes. it is notjust iphones, other phones do that as well. apple, therefore, put ina do that as well. apple, therefore, put in a bit of software in the updates which would try to maximise the use of the battery. that does mean that when you launch some of your favourite apps, they would take
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a longer time to come onto the screen and not work as quickly as which is a bit frustrating. we are all used whatever the quickest thing we have is. if it is slower, we are not happy. apple has apologised for this. they were effectively caught out. they didn't admit it, they were caught via blogs and journalists. it isa caught via blogs and journalists. it is a big dealfor apple caught via blogs and journalists. it is a big deal for apple to apologise. they position themselves as being a very premium branded product provider. aspirational branding. aspirational, yes. it seems that for a few years at least they have been updating people's phones to slow them down, they say, to get the most out of the phones. it will be interesting to see how consumers react in the future. yes, if they are looking elsewhere. sean, thank you. patients are being encouraged to check their symptoms online before they go to their gp. it comes as part of three—step advice from the royal college of gps. it says we should consider whether or not we can just look after the problem ourselves. it recommends using a reputable online resource to check out advice and symptoms — such
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as the nhs choices website — and seeking advice or treatment from a pharmacist. the season of goodwill can also be a time of bad health, and that means overcrowded surgeries, busy doctors, and a tough time for the nhs. now the royal college of gps is urging people to think twice and take three steps before booking a gp appointment. it wants patients to use the catchphrase three before gp, meaning that in the first instance, they should try to manage their symptoms themselves. next they should look at repeatable websites such as nhs choices. failing that, the worried unwell should talk to pharmacists, who are better trained than many realise. doctors‘ leaders say that the population getting older, fatter and less healthy, there are not going to be enough doctors. they say that plans refer to 5000 x 2021, but that is in jeopardy. they urge adding the home office to being a general practitioner to the list of those jobs which could advise potential migrants for a fast track entry into
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the uk. -- migrants for a fast track entry into the uk. —— which qualifies potential migrants. the royal college says it thinks up to one quarter of potential appointment could be avoided if patients were willing to ta ke avoided if patients were willing to take more responsibility and make a trip to the doctor a step of last resort rather than defer school they make. —— of the first call they make. 12 people have died in a fire at an apartment building in new york. emergency services said four people are critically ill and at least 15 are injured. the fire broke out last night on the third floor of a five—story building in the bronx area of the city. a witness from a neighbouring building described the scene. the mayoralty new york, bill de blasio, said this was the city‘s worst fire in decades. —— mayor of. based on the information we have now, at least 12 people were rescued and will survive. but the search of the building continues. so we know that even though it is horrible to report that 12 are dead already, we
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may lose others as well. the head of the nhs in england is considering making mobile alcohol recovery centres, known as drunk tanks, a permanent feature across england, to ease pressure on accident and emergency units and ambulance services. simon stevens said too many resources were being taken up by people who‘d drunk too much alcohol ending up in hospital, particularly during the festive season. adina campbell reports. two men have been charged with terror offences by police investigating an alleged plot for an attack over christmas. farhad salah, from sheffield, and andi sami star, from chesterfield, have been charged with engaging in the preparation of an act of terrorism and will appear via video link at westminster magistrates‘ court today. they were among four men arrested earlier in december. the former football star, george weah, has been elected as liberia‘s president. with almost all ballots counted, mr weah has a 61% share of the vote, compared with 38% for his rival. his win paves the way for the first democratic transfer of power in the west african nation since 1944. the british polar explorer ben
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saunders, who we spoke to several times on rectus over the past year orso, times on rectus over the past year or so, has been forced to abandon his quest across the antarctic after he was left without enough food to com plete he was left without enough food to complete the journey. —— he was left without enough food to complete thejourney. —— on brea kfast. complete thejourney. —— on breakfast. he was undertaking it in memory of his friend henry worsley, who died attempting to undertake it alone last year. he is the first briton to have skied by himself to both the north and south poles, experience and all the preparation he told us he had done, it sounds like you fellow the final total. sad news. he will be really disappointed. yes, but i bet he tries again. we will try to catch up with him. a bizarre plan involving mrs thatcher and a panda travelling to america via concorde has been revealed in newly released files from britain‘s official archive. injanuary 1981 london zoo wanted to loan its male panda to a zoo in washington. the then prime minister was asked if she would like to travel
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with the animal and oversee the handover in order to boost relations with the united states. but mrs thatcher was having none of it, reportedly saying that "pandas and politicians are not happy omens." so she went and got on the plane on her own, with an empty seat beside her. no panda. that‘s a shame. it would have been a great picture. that brings you up to date with the news. we will cross to carol with the weather shortly. it seems like that snow is coming down thick and fast. couldn't be more of a contrast with what is happening down under. it isa with what is happening down under. it is a bit wet, isn‘t it? with what is happening down under. it is a bit wet, isn't it? good morning. yes, it is the australian summer, you don't expect rain like we are seeing in melbourne at the
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moment. you have to feel for england. it is so ironic, the first time in the entire series they have looked like they were in a winning position, fingers crossed. they can still do it, of course. then it starts raining. it is extraordinary. all this time. and they get the english weather. it is almost like england are having no luck. english weather. it is almost like england are having no luckm english weather. it is almost like england are having no luck. it is! it is ironic, it has all happened at the same time. it‘s been a frustrating fourth day of the fourth ashes test for england in melbourne. at the start they had high hopes of winning, as they led by 164 runs. but defiance from david warner and steve smith and bad weather means australia are 103/2 in their second innings, leaving england to hope that the rain relents. it looks like play will be called for the day, though we are still on confirmation on that. earlier alastair cook was left unbeaten on 244 not out in england‘s first innings.
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arsenal beat crystal palace 3—2 in a thriller at selhurst park in the premier league. alexis sanchez scored two of the gunners‘ goals. the premier league‘s bottom club swansea have appointed the former sheffield wednesday boss carlos ca rva hal as their new manager. carvalhal was sacked by the championship side on christmas eve. he‘s never managed in the english top flight before. phil ‘the power‘ taylor is into the quarter—finals of the pdc world championship after beating keegan brown 4—0. the 16—time world champion is playing in his final event before retiring. he will certainly be wanting to leave on a high. that is all the sport now. a growing number of rural communities are relying on volunteers to keep certain services going. cuts in funding means that
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facilities that were traditionally run either by local authorities or private individuals are facing the prospect of disappearing. that means local people are offering to operate them unpaid. danny savage has visited one town in north yorkshire, where it‘s becoming more and more noticeable. deepin deep in the north yorkshire countryside as the market town of helmsley. a bus community. but look a bit closer and you will find a trend here for a reliance on volunteers. every local business has a different tree and they do it in the different theme. you will find it illustrated in the paris —— the parish church. but you're more trees? 30 or more trees. dozens of local businesses have offered to decorate it. what we got here, this is wonderful with the antiques roadshow, all the different experts, from bondgate antiques. there is more volunteering these days because of council cutbacks. the economy has
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suffered and less funding has become available, somebody must make up the shortfall and we‘re looking in helmsley to see that people have done that, several organisations in town. it‘s a lovely community feel. helmsley is a community which relies heavily on volunteers and it is not alone. other towns in this, england‘s largest county, have taken over bus services and even petrol stations to stop them from vanishing. the arts centre and the library are two entities that wouldn‘t exist here if it wasn‘t for locals giving up the time for free. in the nearby walled garden, more people are doing their bit, making advent reads to me —— to raise money foran advent reads to me —— to raise money for an assisted learning project. yes, we have some guidance staff that lead, we have people who helped direct in terms of maintenance and lisa has been helping out with the rea ps lisa has been helping out with the reaps today but 75, 80% of the work
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is done by volunteers. i've been a lot more confident. i've had a great big experience here. i've been able to make friends. and yes, we are all a family. and this is a rural town which also needs people to step up for vital roles on top of the day job. kris lees and be as a firefighter. good to go? yes. good to go. and in his 70s, he runs an art gallery. —— chris lazenby. to go. and in his 70s, he runs an art gallery. -- chris lazenby. just myself, once the gallic dream. then, a butcher and gavin, a painter. the nearest station with a crew ready to go on station during the day as molten. this isjust a snapshot of
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life in one country market town at it shows the rise of vital volunteering which keeps communities functioning in 21st—century britain. before the snow fell in north yorkshire. let us look at the papers. an optimistic feeling to the cricket team. lots of health stories on the front pages. they are talking about the best paid gp in britain earning over 700 grand from the nhs and talking about trying to challenge all will change the way gps pay because the times says it‘s gone too far. we will take a look at the back pages as well. the daily mirror taking the back pages as well. the daily mirrortaking a the back pages as well. the daily mirror taking a look. snow chaos. keeping you up—to—date with what is happening around the country. axing
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hospital parking tax. call it the hospital parking tax. call it the hospital parking tax. call it the hospital parking charges to be cut. the calls are growing as patients, staff, visitors and mps talk about their outrage at the fees. the actor james norton, he is in a big bbc drama coming up in the next few days talking about russians spying but their lead story is accusing the labour party, jeremy corbyn, tried to rig the election, standing in the way of the redrawing of constituency boundaries to skew things in favour labour next time round. you've been looking at this iphone story? loads of iphone users are going to be furious. apple apologising overnight for deliberately slowing down. iphone users might think, you are doing it. there is a full page in
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the times. all those iphones, doing it. there is a full page in the times. allthose iphones, ipads. the boss is a $100 million man. that includes $90 million worth of shares. he will be able to get a cheaper new battery for his iphone. an interesting one in the telegraph. nasty bosses create less attention than mood swinging jekyll and hyde characters. a study done by the university of exeter that says if you are occasionally nasty as a boss, that can create less tension that somebody who is consistently mean. you are entitled... somebody who you know you're going to work from your boss is going to be mean everyday, that creates a lot of tension but if you have a boss for di is out of five and on the fifth day... i love the fact that our boss
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is mean every day. it‘s consistent. you don't have to second—guess his mood. that is what the university of exeter is saying. what have you spotted? something that changes the tone a little bit. if you have been watching the football, over the summer, this is chris lazenby, a world cup winner with england in the under17 world cup winner with england in the under 17 's. england world cup winner with england in the under17 's. england beat world cup winner with england in the under 17 's. england beat spain 5—2 to win the tournament. this was the top scorer. you think this 17—year—old, the world would be at his feet. he has given his first major interview and is used that to talk about racial abuse has suffered on the pitch. he says, when i am racially abused i want to be left alone to think about it. is highlighted about seven different issues of racial abuse including during the world cup final whereas
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spanish opposition player was goading his team—mate using the monkey work and using the n word. he is mentioned about seven different incidents where he is asked beef and uefa for help. he is completely frustrated because he feels all they have given is a slap on the wrist and they have not dealt with the issue. a young 17—year—old boy, you think you would be using this platform to talk about his next move. he is using that to call on these authorities to do something about the racial abuse. you have been talking to a football boss. a captain, maybe one day a boss. he has done a masters in business administration while he's been playing for manchester city, but over the last few years, he's been studying part—time. he told me about how you managed to study for these
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things while training, while going to big matches. thank you both of you. you have been sending in your pictures. that is laura with her a climbing ben nevis. —— with her cocker spaniel climbing ben nevis. sledging in north wales. and michael has been enjoying his first taste of snow. i hope he hasn‘t been actually tasting it. and you can tweet about today‘s stories we found out yesterday. behold
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technique carol de—ices, sprays. tina uses a cd cover. we suggested she used bryan adams. tina uses a cd cover. we suggested she used bryan adamslj tina uses a cd cover. we suggested she used bryan adams. i used to use them. just get out and use a scraper. it scratches your windscreen. good morning. i heard brya n windscreen. good morning. i heard bryan adams there, you little rascal. you are right about the snow. falling snow at the moment. it's snow. falling snow at the moment. it‘s coming in across lancashire and derbyshire. this covers the north midlands and also the north of england. this is where will see about 15 centimetres. generally about 15 centimetres. generally about 2—5 centimetres. some nasty travelling conditions. not that that in scotland and northern ireland, ice will be a hazard. still the risk
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of ice, careening from the west towards the east. another warning for wind across south wales —— south wales and southern counties of england. we are looking at gusts to severe gales. a lot going on with the weather. if we follow the track of the snow, it moves across northern england and pushes to the north sea. it moves across southern and central scotland and it will be lasting into the afternoon. still some showers around. as we go further south, the rain clears, the wind picks up. look at those temperatures, not as cold as it has been. in fact, temperatures, not as cold as it has been. infact, last temperatures, not as cold as it has been. in fact, last night the lowest temperature in the land was in scotland. —12.9. temperature in the land was in scotland. —12. 9. not temperature in the land was in scotland. —12.9. not quite the cold est scotland. —12.9. not quite the coldest night of this year so far. as we head on through friday, you
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can see the low pressure bringing the snow away. we have another one coming in across the south. it is also going to be pretty windy. through tomorrow, the first band of rain. there will be a lot of dry weather as well. a lot of sunshine, crisp winter sunshine and some showers producing snow across scotland. but the difference in temperature. 13 degrees in plymouth. a change of air mass and a change of wind direction. you can see how the rain pulls away onto the near continent. taking a swipe at eastern parts of scotland. some more showery outbreaks of rain. for the midnight hour on new year‘s eve, it will be cold, just not as cold as it has been. areas of cloud, showers in the
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west and the south. the further east you travel, it will be darker. the drier it will be as well. that takes us into new year‘s day. low pressure across the south will introduce some wet weather and look how the house —— look how the isobars come down from the north which will be cold. lots going on with the weather. we will get our money ‘s worth. certainly. bearer of good news. let‘s get the news, travel and weather where you are. lots of roads are affected. good morning from bbc london news. police investigating the murder of a young woman found dead in finsbury park in north london say
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she died after being stabbed in the stomach. the body of iuliana todos was found in a building by the sports ground in the middle of the park on wednesday. detectives believe the 22—year—old who worked as a barmaid in camden may have been killed on christmas eve. security for the new year‘s eve celebrations in london has been reviewed in the wake of this year‘s terror attacks. the hundreds of thousands of party—goers expected to descend on the capital on sunday night can expect to see armed police on patrol, plus dog units and vehicle barriers. 3,000 police officers will be on duty. police have released new cctv pictures of a woman charlton athletic‘s owner roland duchatelet has has revealed the league one club are in takeover talks with "various interested parties". the news comes amid heavy speculation after ceo katrien meire announced she would step down yesterday. duchatelet has been in charge at the valley for nearly four years but has seen continued protests by supporters unhappy with his running of the club. let‘s have a look at the travel situation now. the circle district and over grand
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all have closures in place. moving the trains: —— moving on to. on the roads as you can see, the chelsea embankment is in the dark. to the east of harrow, the a4006. let‘s check the weather.
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good morning. yesterday we saw lots of blue sky and sunshine but this morning, a very different picture. wet and windy from the west but it was very cold last night and if you are out and about early on the roads, watch out for some early icy stretches. there is a warning from the met office. the air will turn milder as the system sweeps through. some strong gust of wind. that will clear to showers. some dry, brighter spells in temperatures milder. gusty winds around at times. temperatures dropping as we had with the first pa rt dropping as we had with the first part of this evening. then we get some more rain coming through. the wind will pick up a touch and it will turn milder by tomorrow morning. we start the day off possibly with double figures. a very mild and to the year but again,
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further spells of wet and windy weather expected at times. i‘m back with the latest from the bbc london newsroom in half an hour. plenty more on our website at the usual address. bye for now. hello, this is breakfast withjon kay and naga munchetty. it's 06:30. we‘ll bring you all the latest news and sport in a moment, but also on breakfast this morning — you don‘t normally associate footballers with academia, but after teaching himself to type, manchester city captain vincent kompany has earned a business degree. sean‘s been speaking to him and he has some academic advice for younger players. from life on earth, to blue planet, the bbc natural history unit has been bringing the wonders of wildlife into our homes for 60 years. we‘ll be finding out what its future holds in a rapidly changing world. we watched as he smashed the record for circumnavigating the globe. now endurance cyclist mark beaumont will be here to tell us how we can all take on a sporting challenge in 2018.
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maybe not quite as challenging as he is, but we can all do something that brave and exciting. —— as his. good morning. here‘s a summary of today‘s main stories from bbc news. snow and ice are expected to cause more disruption in parts of the uk today. the met office says delays to road, rail and air travel are "likely" and is warning of possible power cuts. a yellow warning is in place for snow and ice in northern ireland and parts of england and southern scotland throughout the day. there‘s an amber warning for areas of the north midlands, yorkshire and the north west of england until 11am, with heavy snow forecast around the southern pennines. between 5 and 10 centimetres of snow is expected, with up to 15 centimetres possible over higher ground. highways england is advising drivers to plan theirjourney before setting off. gritters have been out overnight on the busiest routes. be aware that if you are going out
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to work or visiting friends in the early hours, there could still be icy spots. the temperature could change while we are at home, before we come back in the in the morning. it could rain and wash the salt away. the conditions are constantly changing at this time of year. even with the detailed forecast we get, we cannot always get it 100% right. this is the scene on the m62 near huddersfield in west yorkshire this morning where conditions are deteriorating. highways england says its gritting teams have been working around the clock on routes like this one but disruption for commuters is likely. 12 people have died at a fire at an apartment building in new york. emergency services said four people are critically ill and at least 15 are injured. the fire broke out last night on the third floor of a five—story building in the bronx
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area of the city. new york mayor bill de blasio says this is the city‘s worst apartment building fire in decades. at least a dozen people have been killed after a fire broke out as an office complex in mumbai. the blaze is said to have broken out in a restau ra nt is said to have broken out in a restaurant and spread quickly. the technology company, apple, has apologised to customers after admitting it had deliberately slowed down older iphone models. some customers accused the company of using the measure to encourage people to upgrade. but apple said it had been intended to prolong the device‘s life and prevent sudden shutdowns. the company said it would offer replacement batteries at a discounted price. patients are being encouraged to check their symptoms online before they go to their gp. it comes as part of three—step advice from the royal college of gps. it says we should consider whether or not we can just look after the problem ourselves. it recommends using a reputable online resource to check out advice and symptoms, such as the nhs choices website. and seeking advice or treatment from a pharmacist.
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the head of the nhs in england is considering making mobile alcohol recovery centres, known as drunk tanks, a permanent feature across england. it‘s thought the centres could ease pressure on accident and emergency units and ambulance services. simon stevens said too many resources were being taken up by people who‘d drunk too much alcohol, particularly during the festive season. two men have been charged with terror offences by police investigating an alleged plot over christmas. the two men have been charged with engaging in the preparation of an act of terrorism. they will appear by video link at westminster majesty ‘s court later today. they were among four men arrested earlier in december. the british polar explorer ben saunders has been forced
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to abandon his quest to cross antarctica unassisted, after he was left without enough food to complete his journey. he was undertaking the feat in memory of his friend henry worsley, who died attempting the journey alone last year. saunders is only the third person in history, and the first briton, to have skied by himself to both the north and south poles. that is the news this morning. we will get the latest weather from carol in will get the latest weather from carolina will get the latest weather from carol in a moment. we are talking about the weather down under as well! absolutely. the rain means there is no play possible today at all. so ironic, the british weather arrives just on the day that england bring their a game to the ashes. —— a—game. a frustrating fourth day of the fourth ashes test for england‘s cricketers in melbourne, with untimely rain denying them the chance to press for that first
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victory of the series against australia. it has been a miserable one up until now, and now the weather is reflecting it. australia finished on 103—2, but the incessant rain means no play was possible in the last two hours. you and will try again on the final day tomorrow. alastair cook remained unbeaten on 244 after that incredible feat yesterday. england were bowled out for 491. crystal palace‘s recent resurgence stalled as they were beaten 3—2 by arsenal in an enthralling premier league match at selhurst park. arsenal were 1—0 up at half—time before a great finish from andros townsend put palace level, bbt the gunners soon struck back, alexis sanchez regaining the lead after an hour. a few minutes later the chilean controlled a superb pass from jack wilshere to make it 3—1. palace scored a late goal but arsenal held on to take
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all three points. crystal palace have made some results at home in the final minutes, and of all, we looked forward to it, but not at all any more. i believe we played a good game. we scored goals again today. the premier league‘s bottom club swansea have appointed the former sheffield wednesday boss carlos ca rva hal as their new manager. carvalhal was sacked by the championship side on christmas eve. he‘s never managed in the english top flight before. phil ‘the power‘ taylor has breezed into the quarter—finals of the pdc world championship with a 4—0 victory over keegan brown the 16—time world champion is playing in his farewell event and made light work of the former world youth champion, finishing with a 106 check out. he will play two—time former champion, scotland‘s gary anderson next.
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that is all the sport. good stuff. all those people down under, posting on facebook pictures of sunshine while we have our winter. who's laughing now? probably them, it is still better than we have today, but a repression change. -- refreshing change. now, with all this poor weather, many of us get the sioux falls, we overindulge over christmas. when these things happen, some people think they have to go straight to the gp and get sorted. now it is changing. patients are being encouraged to check their symptoms online before going to their gp. it comes as part of three—step advice from the royal college of gps. it says we should consider whether or not we can just look after the problem ourselves. it recommends using a reputable online resource to check out advice and symptoms, such as
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the nhs choices website. and seeking advice or treatment from a pharmacist. we can now speak to helen stokes—lampard, chair of the royal college of gps. let‘s find and good morning. don‘t people already go online and check their symptoms? maybe too much? must we be told? it is interesting. some people are quick to go online and check and in fact health—related issues are some of the most sought—after items on the internet. some people don‘t. some people, they think they have a sore throat or some indigestion and sore throat or some indigestion and so they must speak to the gp. so we are saying, before you pick up the phone book an appointment, think. can you sort this out yourself? is there something in the cupboard at home which will help you? indigestion tablets, paracetamol, insect cream ? or indigestion tablets, paracetamol, insect cream? or it could be that
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you go online because something strange is happening and you just wa nt to strange is happening and you just want to be sure, it doesn‘t feel terrible, but you want to check it out. i am not talking about random google searches, but a reputable website, like nhs choices, which is written by doctors and nurses for patients, that can be helpful. also, ask your pharmacist. we underestimate how well—trained they are. they are a brilliant source of information, they are notjust there to sell you pills, they are there to give you advice when you do not need treatment. isn't the danger that the hidden message here is, basically, think twice before going to the doctor? there is a danger that vital symptoms might be missed, that you end up going to the too late when you could have had treatment or had something diagnosed sooner? you could have had treatment or had something diagnosed sooner7m course there is a small risk of that. at the end of the day, the nhs, uk gps will be seeing over1 million patients today anyway. demand is rising constantly and we are short of gps and nurses. what we
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wa nt to are short of gps and nurses. what we want to be doing is reserving those appointments for those patients who really need them. the people with chronic diseases, who need long—term ca re chronic diseases, who need long—term care and lots of looking after, but also those with the nasty infections, once in a may not need antibiotics, who need to be checked out to make sure something serious is not going on. we are talking about a mild things. if you are frightened or you don‘t know what is going on, of course, go and see your gp. but if just going on, of course, go and see your gp. but ifjust 5% of people who wa nted gp. but ifjust 5% of people who wanted to book an appointment today could get self—help or cfr misses or salt themselves out by going online, actually, that would save 50,000 appointments for those who really need it. this is about using nhs resources in the best possible way but also saving time for people as well. why would you come to the surgery and wait in a waiting room at lots of other people with infectious illnesses if you don‘t really have to do. this is about common sense and pragmatism, empowering people for self care, but not turning them away. that isn‘t what we are about. the nhs is there
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for us when we needed. what we are about. the nhs is there for us when we neededlj what we are about. the nhs is there for us when we needed. i can almost hear people into the studios saying, i wish i could get a gp apartment when i needed, is difficult enough. when you say going to a repeatable website, to check the symptoms, what does that mean? if you put tonsillitis or cold into a search engine and you get so many results. how do you know where to go? begin with nhs choices. go there to start with. don‘t use google or one of the random website searches because you could end up at anything. what you need is advice from a uk—based site, not that other countries don‘t give good health advice, it actually, the routes through the nhs are only really available on british websites and the nhs site is really well written. it is well explained and it is up—to—date. so many websites are written years ago and then forgotten about, and you can still find them ina about, and you can still find them in a search and come across information which is simply wrong. sta rt information which is simply wrong. start with the nhs choices website
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and you cannot go wrong. some of them can be worrying, they tell you all sorts of symptoms and you think you have everything going. yes, if user random site goodness knows what you could end up with. i had a patient not so long ago who thought he had leprosy. he had no such thing. that is almost unheard of in the uk. but he had googled his symptoms and he was genuinely frightened. that doesn‘t help anybody. begin with a website like nhs choices, and if the advice on thatis nhs choices, and if the advice on that is to clearly get help, of course, come and see us. that is what we are there four. yes, it can be difficult to get a gp appointment. we are thousands of gps short at the moment. we are trying to preserve the resources we have for those who need it. at the end of the day, if you are frightened, ask us. time to talk to carol and find out what is happening with the weather. a beautiful vista. we are expecting it to be really cold last night. did
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we get some records? the lowest temperature was recorded in scotland. the mercury dipped to -12.3. in scotland. the mercury dipped to —12.3. now, it is risen to —3.7. the front is different condition is coming in. the met office has a warning. here, we can see on high ground, up to 15 centimetres. that is six inches. lower levels, 3—5 centimetres. do take extra care. ice across scotland and northern ireland. across parts of england as well. we have another warning as well. we have another warning as well. strong winds across south wales in southern england. especially across the english channel where we will have gusts to gale force. you are catching a ferry ora gale force. you are catching a ferry or a vote of any sort, keep that in
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mind. as we go through the morning, it‘s falling across derbyshire and lancashire. continuing to edge northwards and eastwards. continuing through southern and central scotland. we‘ll have it through much of the afternoon with showers coming through. a lot of dry weather and sunshine. strong winds. some thunderstorms across parts of the south—west and south wales. that will continue through the day. note that temperatures. eight, nine and 11. still cold. we have the falling snow. as we head through the rest of friday to saturday, the low pressure pushes away. we have the tale it coming in right behind it for saturday. that‘s going to be introducing more rain. —— the tail end. once again, it‘s going to be windy. here comes the second band of rain. a lot of dry weather. a lot of
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summerand rain. a lot of dry weather. a lot of summer and winter sunshine. —— sorry, winter. wintry across the north. note the difference in the temperature. for new year‘s eve, still unsaddled in the south. we got some rain flirting with the eastern scotla nd some rain flirting with the eastern scotland and some more rain coming in from the west but temperature—wise, something a wee bit more respectable. heading out into new year‘s day, it‘s going to be cold, not as cold as we have seen but still cold. we see some showers, mostly in the west and south. something to bear in mind. a quick look at what is happening on new year‘s day. wet and windy conditions in the south. quite showery in the north. i think it was wishful
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thinking, slipping in the summer worked there. we‘ve got to be optimistic at times. absolutely. let's get rid of all this cold weather. you have the power to do this, you just choose not to. if only, if only. now, footballers may not normally be associated with academic success, but vincent kompa ny, captain of the premier league leaders manchester city has just graduated with a masters in business administration. sean‘s here — you‘ve been talking to him about this. are you saying that he had no fun as a kid and that is why he is celebrating? i think there was some kind of compliment in there somewhere. you have been speaking to vincent kompa ny has somewhere. you have been speaking to vincent kompany has turned this on
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his head. he‘s gone back to school. he's done a masters in business administration. people with experience in business in some way. he decided to do a course, which is quite expensive, you can do it is —— beside people from the business world. you have to focus on one particular area. vincent kompany did this part—time over the last few years. between playing and training and when he was injured. he focused on how you might run a football club a bit differently, particularly premier league football clubs. he looked at home advantage. you have more chance of winning at home. he thought that premier league teams should invest much more into creating a better atmosphere at home, taking advantage of that home advantage. one way is cutting ticket prices for families. you would have
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a much better atmosphere in a better product to sell. click the fan is pa rt of product to sell. click the fan is part of the product. quite interesting. i caught up with him and had a chat with him. we went to the john rylands library in manchester which is part of the business school there. vincent kompany, vincent kompa ny, too vincent kompany, too — time premier league winner. ——— —— 2— time. captain of belgium, captain of manchester city. 72 caps? 74, 70 five. and now pop —— and now master of business administration. five. and now pop —— and now master of business administrationm five. and now pop —— and now master of business administration. it feels like it was the hardest to come by. being academicjust was not something for me. as you start
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talking to lawyers and accountants and the more you kind of advance, the less you understand and it was frustrating, i really hated that an indian, ii frustrating, i really hated that an indian, i i was going to put my —— put myself through studies and find out what they were talking about. i ta ke out what they were talking about. i take pride because it was out of my comfort zone. i kind of felt like this was what my mother would be proud of when she passed away ten yea rs proud of when she passed away ten years ago. she wanted me to do well and academics. having a hat like this isn‘t something you would normally see a professional footballer still playing. normally see a professional footballer still playinglj normally see a professional footballer still playing. i tell you what, it came by luck as well because i was looking for something i could fit into my schedule. i didn‘t really know what i was putting myself through. somebody gave me this pile of books. i have no skills whatsoever. they even burned myself to type. i was typing like this. it‘s a problem. it was
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more about giving up. feeling that there is beauty in this craft, that you don‘t have to set yourself limits. i got something i didn't expect. vincent kompa ny, limits. i got something i didn't expect. vincent kompany, the student, you‘ve got deadlines, you are... problem. honestly, a few deadlines where i was travelling left, right and centre. i don‘t have wi—fi because i‘m in some remote corner of the world playing football. your team-mates, were they aware you are doing a masters? when i went digital, i was on my laptop like everybody else and it was easier to hide it in the very beginning, i had to take it. easier to hide it in the very beginning, i had to take itm easier to hide it in the very beginning, i had to take it. it does help when you are captain of manchester city. or it doesn't, i don‘t know. manchester city. or it doesn't, i don't know. if you have had something as you are coming through the system as a teenager, would that help would fall as more? it's a very interesting question because i think its relevant for wet football will
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go in the next ten, 15 years. if i was heading an academy in england, i would actually say to anybody, yes, go back to school, i don‘t care how many hours of training he wants to do. you gain more intelligence, i can still use it on the pitch. sounds like a message or mother would like. it is definitely a message my mother passed on. basically, you are hearing my mother. and a lot of mothers and fathers around the country. it would be interesting to see what he wants to do with it. a coach or a chief executive? is to do with it. a coach or a chief executive ? is nowhere to do with it. a coach or a chief executive? is nowhere near deciding. those skills, they could go towards boat. maybe some merging of the two. youngsters need someone like him to aspire to. but not thinking beyond
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injury. what to do with it. so many footballers do not make it. we talked about so much. if you wanted to catch the whole of the interview, there is going to be a pod cast. you can subscribe to that. that would be a longer version. that would be out next week. you are advertising another programme? as it's christmas time. christmas is gone. and that was his mortar board? yes, we had it all. perhaps you may be nursing a hangover during the festive period. if you are and it‘s one of those mornings were you think, and that there‘s enough, i‘m going to cut down on booze that have no idea, we will have some people who done it and you are doing it. they have some realistic tips. it is notjust stop immediately. we are not going to
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preach to you, nobody needs that. time now to get the news, travel and weather where you are. good morning from bbc london news. police investigating the murder of a young woman found dead in finsbury park in north london say she died after being stabbed in the stomach. the body of iuliana todos was found in a building by the sports ground in the middle of the park on wednesday. detectives believe the 22—year—old who worked as a barmaid in camden may have been killed on christmas eve. security for the new year‘s eve celebrations in london has been reviewed in the wake of this year‘s terror attacks. the hundreds of thousands of party—goers expected to descend on the capital on sunday night can expect to see armed police on patrol, plus dog units and vehicle barriers. 3,000 police officers will be on duty. charlton athletic‘s owner roland duchatelet has has revealed the league one club are in takeover talks with "various interested parties". the news comes amid heavy speculation after ceo katrien meire announced she would step down yesterday. duchatelet has been in charge at the valley for nearly four years
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but has seen continued protests by supporters unhappy with his running of the club. let‘s have a look at the travel situation now. the circle district and over ground all have closures in place. on the roads as you can see, the chelsea embankment is in the dark. to the east of harrow, the a4006: let‘s check the weather.
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good morning. yesterday we saw lots of blue sky and sunshine but this morning, a very different picture. turning wet and windy from the west but it was very cold last night and if you are out and about early on the roads this mornign, watch out for some early icy stretches. there is a warning from the met office for this. the air will turn milder as the system sweeps through. some outbreaks of heavy rain and strong gusts of wind. that will clear to showers. some driier, brighter spells and temperatures milder. gusty winds around at times. temperatures dropping off as we head through the first part of this evening. then we get some more rain coming through. the wind will pick up a touch and it will turn milder by tomorrow morning.
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we start the day off possibly in double figures. those temperatures will rise over the weekend. a very mild and to the year but again, further spells of wet and windy weather expected at times. i‘m back with the latest from the bbc london newsroom in half an hour. plenty more on our website at the usual address. hello, this is breakfast, with charlie stayt and naga munchetty. —— jon kay. it‘s friday, 29 december. warning of snow and ice disruption for many. here is the scene in yorkshire. conditions have been
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deteriorating quickly. drivers are being asked to plan theirjourneys carefully a nd ta ke being asked to plan theirjourneys carefully and take extra precautions. the met office has an amber weather warning out for heavy snow across the midlands and northern england. it is all moving north into southern and central scotland. i will have more later. also this morning, patients are being advised to look up their medical conditions online before visiting their gp under new guidance from medical leaders. at least 12 people are killed in a blaze in a new york apartment building, the city‘s worst fire in 25 years. apple has apologised for slowing down older iphones — i‘ll have more on that shortly,
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plus i‘ve been chatting to manchester city captain and recent graduate vincent kompany about why he‘s just finished a business degree. in sport, a combination of david warner and bad weather have frustrated england on the fourth day of the fourth test against australia. good morning. first, our main story. snow and ice are expected to cause more disruption in parts of the uk today. the met office says delays to road, rail and air travel are "likely" and is warning of possible power cuts. a yellow warning is in place for snow and ice in northern ireland and parts of england and southern scotland throughout the day. there‘s an amber warning for areas of the north midlands, yorkshire and the north west of england until 11am, with heavy snow forecast around the southern pennines. between 5 and 10 centimetres of snow is expected, with up to 15 centimetres possible over higher ground. and sub—zero temperatures have been recorded overnight, with lows of minus 12 in northern scotland. highways england is advising drivers to plan theirjourney carefully before setting off. gritters have been out overnight on the busiest routes. be aware that if you are going out
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to work or visiting friends in the early hours, there could still be icy spots. the temperature could change while we are at home, before we come back in the in the morning. it could snow, it could rain and wash the salt away. the conditions are constantly changing at this time of year. even with the detailed forecast we get, we cannot always get it 100% right. clare fallon is near the m62 motorway in west yorkshire for us this morning. she pulled the bbc brett has short straw this morning. —— bbc brea kfast. straw this morning. —— bbc breakfast. we feel guilty. talk us through it, how was it so far? cold! it is very, very cold where we are. the snow has been coming down for just over one hour one hour. at times it has been heavier than this. the 62 is doing well at the moment. we are told the gritters have been
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out in force all night and that is obvious when we look at a motorway here this morning. the traffic is doing pretty well. but this is a motorway which has been gritted. there will be some small roads which the gritters haven‘t got to. we are being told that on higher ground like this, in the north of england, we could potentially get about 15 centimetres of snow in some places. that is why we have this amber weather warning which is in place, warning us to be prepared in much of the north of england and also in the north of the midlands. that means the advice to people heading out on the advice to people heading out on the roads this morning is to try to ta ke the roads this morning is to try to take some measures to protect yourself, really. don‘t go out if yourself, really. don‘t go out if you don‘t have too. if you do have to do, do things lack making sure you have a shovel in the car with you, making sure you are wrapped up warm, you, making sure you are wrapped up warm , you you, making sure you are wrapped up warm, you have a blanket, some food and water. because if you do get stuck, you are going to be very cold, and the driving conditions
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will be difficult. a.k.a. , cold, and the driving conditions will be difficult. a.k.a., clare, don‘t you get stuck either. —— ok. that happen to me once on an outside broadcast, i had to sleep on a farm. that is a whole other story, isn't it? well, carol has the weather. i think these warnings need some explaining? well, the amber warning is of course issued by the met office. be prepared for those kinds of circumstances. 15 centimetres of lying snow is a lot, it is six inches. at lower levels we are looking at 3—5 centimetres. that can be too hazardous travelling conditions. the amber warning as for the north midlands and northern england. as that‘s no pushers north it will arrive in southern and central scotland, and here, it will ta ke central scotland, and here, it will take its time to clear. —— as that snow pushes northwards. there is also a warning for ice across much of the uk this morning, and one for wind, across south wales in southern
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england. gusty, squally winds. if you are catching a ferry across the channel this morning,, you are catching a ferry across the channel this morning, , there you are catching a ferry across the channel this morning,, there could the gusts to gale force, even severe gales. —— there could be. you can keep up to date with all the latest weather conditions with your bbc local radio station. and we would love to hear from you. if you have any photographs of the snow coming down where you are, get in touch with us. the technology company, apple, has apologised to customers after admitting it deliberately slowed down older iphone models. the company has now said it will offer replacement batteries at a discounted price. so, why did it do it? well, people have been wondering two years, suspecting, is my iphone getting slower? especially when a new iphone comes out. sometimes you think, maybe it is just me. comes out. sometimes you think, maybe it isjust me. or i have comes out. sometimes you think, maybe it is just me. or i have too much stuff on my phone and it is slowing down. it turns out apple have admitted they are deliberately slowing down iphones because of the
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battery deterioration. they said it was the get the most out of your battery as your battery gets older and slower itself. people were battery as your battery gets older and slo 55; 15337555595? downs, getting these unexpected shot downs, where your battery level would still be 30% but suddenly it would go off. they were trying to avoid that, and managed a time when you are using your phone than most. at day didn‘t tell everybody about that. —— but they didn‘t tell anybody. they have apologise now, after effectively being caught doing it. how long for? this has been a policy for a few yea rs this has been a policy for a few years now, but they are only in permitting this new battery change fee, because at the moment, if you wa nt fee, because at the moment, if you want a new battery it would normally cost you about 60 quid, that will go down to 20 quid, as part of this apology of trying to rectify the situation, and trying to get customers back on side. lots of customers back on side. lots of customers feel they have been misled. and were paying more for batteries. yes. when maybe they should have just been getting a better battery or a better system in
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the first place. for a global company like apple to apologise, thatis company like apple to apologise, that is a big thing. yes, they are putting their hands up. normally you don‘t get much out of apple, all the stories that we do about them, they‘ll often reluctant to comment. to come out with an apology and say they are reducing the cost of battery replacement, but only five and six are after. if you have an iphone from before then, you are a bit stuck with that, i‘m afraid. a fire which has swept through an apartment building in new york, killing at least 12 people, has been described as the worst in the city for decades. at least 15 people have been injured, four of them critically. john ironmonger reports. it is new york‘s deadliest fire for decades. fire broke out on the first floor of a 5—storey apartment building and spread rapidly, sparking panic among residents in a busy corner of the bronx district. fire crews arrived at the scene within three minutes, but it was too late for many of the residents.
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those who managed to escape described the chaos as people rushed to flee the smoke. the fire truck wasn‘t even here yet when all the smoke and stuff was coming out. they weren‘t even here yet. a started to get everybody out by people were on the fire escape already, trying to get down on their own, that is how fast it was moving. —— and they started. at least 12 people were rescued as firefighters plucked residents from this fire escape. outside, in the bitter cold, locals huddled under blankets. speaking at after the fire had been brought under control, the new york mayor, bill de blasio, called it an unspeakable tragedy. in the middle of the holiday season, a time when families are together, tonight, here in the bronx, there are families which have been torn apart. this is the worst fire tragedy we have seen in this city in at least a quarter century, based on the information we have now, this will rank as one of
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the worst losses of life to a fire in many, many years. the fire department said it was too early to comment on the cause of the blaze, and a search of the building is continuing. while the mayor has warned the death toll could rise further. we are also getting news this morning that at least 14 people have in killed and seven others injured after a huge fire broke out in a restau ra nt after a huge fire broke out in a restaurant and office complex in the indian city of mumbai. the blaze in the kamala mills compound is reported to have broken out in a restau ra nt reported to have broken out in a restaurant and then spread quickly. we‘re being encouraged to check our medical symptoms online before we book a doctors appointment — to try to help ease the pressure on over—stretched surgeries. the royal college of gps is asking patients to consider if the problem can be solved beforehand by following a three—step guide. ben ando has the details. the season of goodwill can also be a time of bad health, and that means overcrowded surgeries, busy doctors, and a tough time for the nhs.
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now the royal college of gps is urging people to think twice and take three steps before booking a gp appointment. it wants patients to use the catchphrase "three before gp," meaning that in the first instance, they should try to manage their symptoms themselves. next they should look at reputable websites such as nhs choices. failing that, the worried unwell should talk to pharmacists, who are better trained than many realise. if just 5% of ifjust 5% of people who wanted to or can appointment today could get self—help, cfr must as, sort themselves out by going online, actually, that would save 50,000 appointments for those who really need it. this is about using nhs resources in the best possible way, but also saving time for people as well. doctors‘ leaders say that with the population getting older, fatter and less healthy, there are not going to be enough doctors. they say that plans refer to 5000 by 2021, but that is in jeopardy.
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they urge the home office to add being a general practitioner to the list of those jobs which could qualify potential migrants for a fast—track entry into the uk. the royal college says it thinks up to one quarter of potential appointments could be avoided if patients were willing to take more responsibility and make a trip to the doctor a step of last resort rather than the first call they make. the british polar explorer ben saunders has been forced to abandon his quest to cross antarctica unassisted, after he was left without enough food to complete his journey. he was undertaking the feat in memory of his friend henry worsley, who died attempting the journey alone last year. saunders is only the third person in history, and the first briton, to have skied by himself to both the north and south poles. he has told bbc breakfast in the past about all the preparations he
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had been undergoing for his antarctic trip, but he has had to stop. he will be coming home, but no doubt he will try again in the future. we know that he is a determined chap. he certainly is. a bizarre plan involving mrs thatcher and a panda travelling to america via concorde has been revealed in newly released files from britain‘s official archive. injanuary1981 london zoo wanted to loan its male panda to a zoo in washington. the then prime minister was asked if she would like to travel with the animal and oversee the handover in order to boost relations with the united states. but mrs thatcher was having none of it, reportedly saying that "pandas and politicians are not happy omens." so you wait all these years for the government papers to get released, for the secrets to find out, and you discover the best story is about margaret thatcher and a panda.
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at this time of year a&e departments are inundated with people who‘ve been drinking too much. so the nhs is considering introducing a national network of alcohol recovery centres to allow revellers to sleep it off. so—called "drunk tanks" are already used in bristol, newcastle, manchester and cardiff, and offer a safe place for people to be checked over, rather than being taken to hospital or the police station. we can speak now to dr katherine henderson from the royal college of emergency medicine. thank you forjoining us. what do you make of these recovery centres, these drunk tanks? good morning. well, we would rather people were drinking so much that they needed to use these facilities. obviously anything that reduces people to needing to come to an amd department, we are grateful for that, but you have to start these units and you have to use people who are units and you have to use people who a re often units and you have to use people who are often front—line staff anyway.
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-- a&e are often front—line staff anyway. —— a&e department. so you end up with patients sometimes needing to come to the emergency department anyway. overall i think it is a good idea to evaluate whether this service is useful, but the message really should the, you shouldn‘t be getting into the state where you need something like this. yeah, the problem is, though, people do. you can tell people not to drink and not to get into this state but the fact is they do and they end up in a&e. so is this not one strategy of relieving the pressure of a&e departments? physically, you see people staggering around, not very well, which gives a poor time to general a&e for those who are ill and need treatment for other things. —— poor tone. and need treatment for other things. -- poor tone. yes, that is a fair point, it is unpleasant to be treated in a department when you are seriously unwell when there are lots of people who are very intoxicated. so, yes, that is an advantage. at my worry would be that this would make it, almost giving permission for people to get themselves into that
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state because they have the safety net of the alcohol recovery centre, rather than thinking, i need to sort myself out and make sure i can get home safely. i need to make sure my friends get home safely. i need to ta ke friends get home safely. i need to take responsibility and make sure i don‘t thinks so much that i would ever need such a facility. —— don‘t drink so much. so, yes, we are grateful for anything which is an extra facility to help manage these patients, but the fundal message —— fundamental message should still be that we shouldn‘t need this sort of thing. so who should be looking after people who are intoxicated, beyond the point of being able to be looked after by friends and family, who need medical help or who are perhaps needing somewhere to sit and be quiet and recover? whose responsibility should that be? at this point i think the responsibility has to be somebody who has some skills. you need somebody who is able to assess a patient‘s airway and mature they don‘t actually have a net —— have a head injury, that they haven‘t taken something which means they are
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seriously unwell. it means that while we are enormously grateful to people for helping the centres, they will very often have clinical skills. that might be some become st john‘s, it might be paramedics who are starting these areas. —— somebody from stjohn‘s. these people would be doing things which are also very helpful for the health of the population, but it has to be somebody with enough skill to recognise when somebody is obstructing an airway and is vomiting badly enough that they will need to go to hospital, so they get transferred out of the alcohol recovery ce ntre transferred out of the alcohol recovery centre and taken to a&e. does that fall to the nhs, to provide that person? there are organisations like st john‘s which are wonderful but yes, it will be the nhs. catherine henderson, talking to you, and it‘s something many viewers understand, it sounds like you‘re frustrated with the way people treating alcohol at the moment, alcohol abuse is maybe the correct phrase. is that
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the general feeling? is that prevalent in the amd departments at the moment? -- a&e. we are not making people realise how dangerous excessive alcohol is. we see people who are vulnerable to have drunk so much, they can make themselves incredibly unwell. we see people who are abandoned by their friends and left to the nhs to look after so people go home not realising one of the party is no longer in a fit state to get home. it‘s very sad. it's state to get home. it‘s very sad. it‘s also very difficult when you have a very stressed health service at the moment. hospitals are very full at the moment. there is a lot of respiratory illness. the additional burden of being deeply intoxicated is a little bit too much. thank you very much feel time
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this morning. lots of people waking up this morning to some freezing conditions. carol has been keeping a nigh on the weather. it could be the coldest night of the year so far. you rightly said, it‘s been snowing. there is one from nottinghamshire taken in the last wee while. the met office has an amber weather warning. heavy snow across the north midlands. up to 15 centimetres of height. that is six inches. between three and five centimetres. it was -12 at three and five centimetres. it was —12 at loch glascarnoch at four
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o‘clock in the morning so we didn‘t quite make the —13 it would make it one of the coldest nights of winter so far. with temperatures as low as that, there is a lot of ice around. parts of england and wales this morning. an amber weather warning. snow across the north midlands. at the moment, we are starting to see it accumulate. as you push further south, is poorly rain moving from the west to the east. there is the risk of ice as well. south—western parts of england which come eastwards. in addition to that, there is a further weather warning. squally winds gusting. severe gales with exposure to the english channel. through the morning, the snow clears northern england. southern and central scotland well
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into the afternoon. some showers, some of which will still be winter rear nature. not as cold as we push towards the south. as we move from friday to saturday, there goes the hook, bringing the rain and snow across scotland. another set of fronts introducing more wet and windy weather. a lot of dry weather on saturday. he came —— here comes the rain. it will be windy as well. still some showers across the far north of scotland. one thing of note are the temperatures. 12 cents 13 is. still looking at four degrees to about nine. then for new year‘s eve, still unsettled. the whole thing drags itself off onto the continent,
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leaving brighter, drier conditions. in the west, further showers. it‘s going to be cold. just not as cold as it has been. particularly in the west and south. the better chance you have of seeing something drier. 40 yea rs you have of seeing something drier. 40 years day, we have this system coming up across the south of england, moving towards the east and that will bring a spell of weather. a lot of dry weather. it remains u nsettled. a lot of dry weather. it remains unsettled. we found in interesting article —— an interesting article about how to cut your cheese. you can do in various ways. you can do it with a wire. one of those slicing things. what shape should shatter and red to be? round? no, blocks.
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stilton, when it comes in a triangle, how should you cut it?|j would cut it with a knife.|j triangle, how should you cut it?|j would cut it with a knife. i love stilton. what shape? round? wrong. triangular? yes. carol, thank you. she is such a good sport. it‘s because of this piece. if you have shatter and red leicester, cubes are better. for cocktail sticks. stilton, and it comes in a triangle, i would just drop off the end. that is what i would do. goats cheese obviously, those awkward shapes, you divide it into triangles. carol said she would make them all—round. she has pastry cutters obviously. all carol‘s food is round. we have a
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picture of the panda bear on the front page of the guardian. they are also leading the story about social media companies being ordered to provide details. the front page of the times, snow and ice. the picture, alistair cooke celebrating. £700,000 from the nhs. we are talking about the weather and the nhs, talking about the winter storm. they help the law —— and help alert for people with respiratory problems. a growing number of rural communities are relying on volunteers to keep certain services going. cuts in funding means that facilities that were traditionally run either by local authorities or private individuals are facing the prospect of disappearing. that means local people are offering to operate them unpaid. danny savage has visited one
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town in north yorkshire, where it‘s becoming more and more noticeable. deep in the north yorkshire countryside is the market town of helmsley. a bustling community. but look a bit closer and you will find a trend here for a reliance on volunteers. every local business has a different tree and they do it and this year it‘s the star theme... you will find it illustrated in the parish church. so 30 or more trees in here? 30 or more trees, yes. dozens of local businesses have offered to decorate it. what we‘ve got here, this is wonderful with the antiques roadshow, with all the different experts, the specialities from bondgate antiques. there is more volunteering these days because of council cutbacks. as the economy has suffered and less funding has become available, somebody must make up the shortfall and we‘re looking here in helmsley to see
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that people have done that, taken on running several organisations in town. it‘s a really lovely community feel here. helmsley is a community which relies heavily on volunteers and it is not alone. other towns in this, england‘s largest county, have taken over bus services and even petrol stations to stop them from vanishing. the arts centre and the library are two entities that wouldn‘t exist here if it wasn‘t for locals giving up their time for free. in the nearby walled garden, more people are doing their bit, making advent wreaths to raise money for an assisted learning project. whatever! yes, we have some garden staff that lead, we have people who help direct in terms of maintenance and the police have been helping out with the wreaths today but 75, 80% of the work is done by volunteers. i've been a lot more confident.
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i've had a great big experience here. i've been able to make friends. and yes, we are all a family. and this is a rural town which also needs people to step up for vital roles on top of theor dayjob. chris lazenby is a firefighter. good to go? yep, good to go. and in his civvies, he runs an art gallery. just myself, i run this gallery. ben, a builder, a butcher and gavin, a painter. the nearest station with a crew ready to go on station during the day is malton. depending on traffic that could be 30 minutes away. this is just a snapshot of life in one country market town and it shows the rise of vital volunteering
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which keeps communities functioning in 21st—century britain. it looks rather different. 27 minutes past seven. we will see shortly. good morning from bbc london news. police investigating the murder of a young woman found dead in finsbury park in north london say she died after being stabbed in the stomach. the body of iuliana todos was found in a building by the sports ground in the middle of the park on wednesday. detectives believe the 22—year—old who worked as a barmaid in camden may have been killed on christmas eve. security for the new year‘s eve celebrations in london has been reviewed in the wake of this year‘s terror attacks. the hundreds of thousands of party—goers expected to descend
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on the capital on sunday night can expect to see armed police on patrol, plus dog units and vehicle barriers. 3,000 police officers will be on duty. charlton athletic‘s owner roland duchatelet has has revealed the league one club are in takeover talks with "various interested parties". the news comes amid heavy speculation after ceo katrien meire announced she would step down yesterday. duchatelet has been in charge at the valley for nearly four years but has seen continued protests by supporters unhappy with his running of the club. let‘s check the weather. good morning. yesterday we saw lots of blue sky and sunshine but this morning, a very different picture. turning wet and windy from the west but it was very cold last night and if you are out and about early on the roads this morning, watch out for some early icy stretches. there is a warning from the met office for this. the air will turn milder as the system sweeps through. some outbreaks of heavy rain and strong gusts of wind.
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that will clear to showers. some driier, brighter spells and temperatures milder. gusty winds around at times. temperatures dropping off as we head through the first part of this evening. then we get some more rain coming through. the wind will pick up a touch and it will turn milder by tomorrow morning. we start the day off possibly in double figures. those temperatures will rise over the weekend. a very mild end to the year but again, further spells of wet and windy weather expected at times. i‘m back with the latest from the bbc london newsroom welcome back. you are watching brea kfast welcome back. you are watching breakfast with jon kay and naga munchetty. let‘s get a summary of this morning‘s mean years. snow and ice are expected to cause more disruption in parts of the uk today.
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the met office says delays to road, rail and air travel are "likely" and is warning of possible power cuts. a yellow warning is in place for snow and ice in northern ireland and parts of england and southern scotland — throughout the day. there‘s an amber warning for areas of the north midlands, yorkshire and the north west of england until 11am, with heavy snow forecast around the southern pennines. between 5 and 10 centimetres of snow is expected, with up to 15 centimetres possible over higher ground. and sub—zero temperatures have been recorded overnight, with lows of minus 12 in northern scotland. highways england is advising drivers to plan theirjourney carefully before setting off. gritters have been out overnight on the busiest routes. the technology company, apple, has apologised to customers after admitting it had deliberately
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slowed down older iphone models. some customers accused the company of using the measure to encourage people to upgrade. but apple said it had been intended to prolong the device‘s life and prevent sudden shutdowns. the company said it would offer replacement batteries at a discounted price. two very serious fatal fires to report this morning. 12 people have died in a fire at an apartment building in new york. emergency services said four people are critically ill and at least 15 are injured. the fire broke out last night on the third floor of a five—story building in the bronx area of the city. new york mayor bill de blasio says this is the city‘s worst apartment building fire in decades. at least fourteen people have been killed and several others injured after a huge fire broke out at an office and restaurant complex in the indian city of mumbai. the blaze at the kamala mills compound is reported to have broken out in a restaurant and spread quickly. patients are being encouraged
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to check their symptoms online before they go to their gp. it comes as part of three—step advice from the royal college of gps. it says we should consider whether or not we can just look after the problem ourselves. it recommends using a reputable online resource to check out advice and symptoms, such as the nhs choices website. and seeking advice or treatment from a pharmacist. it is thought new alcohol centres could ease pressure on accident and emergency units and ambulance services. my main worry would be that this would make it, almost give permission for people to get themselves into a state because they have a safety net of the alcohol
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recovery ce ntre have a safety net of the alcohol recovery centre rather than thinking, actually, i need to sort myself out and make sure i can get home safely, i need to make sure my friends get home safely, i need to ta ke friends get home safely, i need to take responsibility and make sure i don‘t drink so much that i would ever need such a facility. yes, we are grateful for anything that is an extra facility to help manage these patients, but the fundamental message must still be, we shouldn‘t need this sort of thing. two men have been charged with terror offences by police investigating an alleged plot for an attack over christmas. farhad salah, from sheffield, and andi sami star, from chesterfield, have been charged with engaging in the preparation of an act of terrorism and will appear via video link at westminster magistrates‘ court today. they were among four men arrested earlier in december. the british polar explorer ben saunders has been forced to abandon his quest to cross antarctica unassisted, after he was left without enough food to complete his journey. he was undertaking the feat in memory of his friend henry worsley, who died attempting the journey alone last year. saunders is only the third person in history, and the first briton,
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to have skied by himself to both the north and south poles. that is all the news. karawatha the latest weather in a few moments. —— carol will have. she is going over the low temperatures, it is not quite a record yet but it is getting close. and snow is falling heavily. you would think that if you to look afield, maybe the other side of the world be a complete opposite in temperatures, the sun shining. nope. this is what has happened in melbourne. it is raining. yes, you would expect it to be colours like this, colours we are wearing. not at all. it was sunny yesterday, but today the rain arrived and just as england were doing so well, everybody was hoping england could push on for that victory, but what
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can you do about it? there must be a bloke with a hose. yes, the australian is trying to sabotage the victory. —— australians. bad weather in sunny melbourne has halted england‘s push for victory on day four of the fourth ashes test, with australia chasing 61 when rain stopped play. there was also some controversy involving james anderson, over what the australian media are describing as "ball tampering". let‘s go live to our reporter in australia, patrick gearey. more on those allegations against anderson in a moment, but let‘s start with the play. how ironic that the bad weather arrives just as england find their rhythm. yes, iam yes, i am not going to get much sympathy when it comes to weather, but england have been held up by a very english conditions. the showers began at about two o‘clock and then turned into storms as the afternoon went on, after about three o‘clock. so england only had a chance to take two second innings wickets from australia. they will be comforted by the fact that they are now the only
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side who can win this match and therefore they will avoid the ashes whitewash they were dreading. earlier in the day, the first innings lasted one ball, jimmy anderson out first ball. alastair cook was 244 not out, carrying his bat right through the innings. he was unbeaten, the first english batsman to do that since 1977. england did manage to take two australian wickets, cameron bancroft and usman khawaja. then they came up against steve smith and david warner, australia‘s earth batsman. england‘s response was to dry up the runs, and they do that effectively, but didn‘t get them out. those two will still be there on the final day of the test match and they will be england‘s biggest obstacle to victory. let's talk about this alleged ball tampering, the australian media have jumped alleged ball tampering, the australian media havejumped on this, it involves james anderson. what‘s been going on? this, it involves james anderson. what's been going on? both sides have been warned about scuffing the ball. that is throwing the ball onto the pitch in order to scuff it up,
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they do that to cause reverse pitch, to make the ball swing around. that is different to ball tampering. some in the australian media, including shane warne, former australian legspinner, have accused england of dubious practices, jimmy anderson in particular. england were not impressed at all by those at —— those accusations. i asked trevor bayliss, the england coach, what he thought. as soon as i saw the headlines i raced into the umpires, and that was their words, actually, "nothing to worry about". they said it was a beat up. that is as much as i know. well, a beat up, i am assured, is australian for a made up accusation. he also said this was an example of pommy bashing. an extra bit of spice on the final day of the test match. we all like a bit of spice when it is england against australia. patrick, thank you. crystal palace‘s recent resurgence under new boss roy hodgeson has stalled, as they were beaten 3—2
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by arsenal in a thrilling premier league match at selhurst park. arsenal were 1—0 up at half—time before a great finish from andros townsend put palace level. but the gunners soon struck back, alexis sanchez regaining the lead after an hour. a few minutes later the chilean controlled a superb pass from jack wilshere to make it 3—1. palace scored a late goal but arsenal held on to take all three points. crystal palace have made some results at home in the final minutes. overall we were comfortable at 3—1, but not at all at 3—2. i believe overall we played a good game. we scored goals again today. but a bit nervous in the end. the premier league‘s bottom club swansea have appointed the former sheffield wednesday boss carlos ca rvalhal as their new manager. carvalhal was sacked
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by the championship side on christmas eve. he‘s never managed in the english top flight before. the portugese has been appointed until the end of the season and replaces paul clement who was sacked a fortnight ago. phil ‘the power‘ taylor has breezed into the quarter—finals of the pdc world championship with a 4—0 victory over keegan brown the 16—time world champion is playing in his farewell event and made light work of the former world youth champion, finishing with a 106 check out. he will play two—time former champion, scotland‘s gary anderson next. you found out your darts name yesterday, didn‘t you ? you found out your darts name yesterday, didn‘t you? you found out your darts name yesterday, didn't you? you like it, you have got a smile on your face. i'm trying to play it down. it works. we will find out our own later. heavy snow is falling in parts of yorkshire and the north west of england this morning.
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this is the scene on the m62 motorway near huddersfield. the met office has forecast upto 15cm of snow could fall on high ground and between 5 to 10cm at lower levels. we‘re joined now in the studio by chris chadwick, planning officer at highways england. so, we are talking about this, this is our main story. how unusual is this for this time of year? it isn't really that unusual. the past few yea rs, really that unusual. the past few years, the climate has been a bit warm in the winter season, so we have seen more flooding. but this yearin have seen more flooding. but this year in particular has been colder, we have had a few incidents of slow already through december. so this is the winter season now and this is to be expected. even though it is to be expected, white does it feel so unexpected for many of us. herston mark it is difficult. it is because
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the climate is changing in england. it does seem to change. it is the planning that goes into forehands —— goesin planning that goes into forehands —— goes in beforehand that helps us.|j guess it is because we have low lying areas but we also have lots of hills as well, in quite small distances. so you have to be prepared for both, especially with snow. definitely. in cumbria we have that high ground, we have high ground over the pennines. that is where the snow is falling today. it does make a lot of difference, the elevation of the roads. wendy you begin planning? one of the frustrations is, we hear it all the time, people say, it snows. roads are slippery, accidents happen, they have not been gritted. wendy you begin planning? end of september, beginning of october. that is one we have the salt bins full and the
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plough is ready to go. it gives us lots of time leading up into the proper winter months of december, january. once we get our warnings from the met office we will get out and start gritting straightaway. last night we did actor back runs, literally non—stop gritting, to try to stop the snow settling when it falls. —— back to back runs. to stop the snow settling when it falls. -- back to back runs. we had some snow and ice a few weeks ago, then christmas, and again. is there ever a then christmas, and again. is there evera danger then christmas, and again. is there ever a danger that you ever run out of salt? we always have to get new supplies in, but because we have had a couple of mild winters for the past few years, we actually have an oversupply of salt at the moment. so noissues oversupply of salt at the moment. so no issues with that at the moment. why do we find it so easy to compare ourselves to norway and sweden, looking at them almost in envy, saving, they get it right. because they have it every season. they know that it will smell and it will be deeper than what we get. this year, our climate is really changeable throughout the season, so we have to
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plan our resources properly. there are times when it is exceptional that cause the issues, but we always use our resources as best as we can. but you are on top of it all? so far the forecast is not as bad as what was expected yesterday. as you have seen from the pictures, just a light dusting at the moment. all the roads are open. no issues at the moment. you are looking after the north—west of england, we have seen some pictures from our cameras there in glasgow. some big flakes going past there. i think what strikes me is that it seems an awful lot of the u.k.'s that it seems an awful lot of the u. k.‘s affected that it seems an awful lot of the u.k.‘s affected this time. we have forecasts of heavy snow and ice in northern ireland, scotland, half of england. so you guys will be working hard? definitely. with the snow and the rain and things like that, there are no rules about where it falls, it will fall where it wants to. so it will fall where it wants to. so it is right across the country, out on the roads, keeping them open for everybody. so much for the christmas
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holidays, hey? yes, so much for that. is happening. good morning all. it‘s not there just yet. have some small snow falling but it far from glasgow. and we have snow in blackburn. a bit more snow in bradford. be prepared to heavy snow and areas it covers. not everywhere is seeing it. if you are next to the coastline in north—west england, for example, you are not likely to. as we head through this morning, it‘s not just snow that is a we head through this morning, it‘s notjust snow that is a hazard. ice across northern scotland and northern ireland. heavy snow to
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come. we are looking at up to 15 centimetres, six inches in old money. at low levels, 3—5 centimetres. the whole thing is moving north and east. as we go south, squally wind and rain —— rain that we currently have moving west towards east. another weather warning across southern counties of england and wales. gusts to gale force. a lot of thunderstorms. currently across parts of devon. all going to be pushing east through the course of the morning with some hail. the snow clears northern england by late morning. it carries on across southern and central scotla nd on across southern and central scotland well into the afternoon. we will see some sunshine but also some squally showers. cold in the north but not as cold as we push further
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south. this system will introduce more wet weather but not as windy. the first lot goes away, the second lot co m es the first lot goes away, the second lot comes in. across the channel islands, taking a swipe. windy conditions here but as he can tell, a lot of dry weather. still wintry showers. temperatures in aberdeen, something a bit milder coming our way. as we get into sunday, the weather front is pushing way. as we get into sunday, the weatherfront is pushing off way. as we get into sunday, the weather front is pushing off onto the near continent, taking the wet and windy weather with them. coming from a mild direction. we can see how the temperatures rise. if you are outside, not going to be as cold
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as the largest corn. there will be showers. it will still be cold. where this system coming on across southern counties. breezy in the north. the wind is going to change. it will be cool across parts of western scotland. settled conditions continue right the way into the new year. carol, thank you very much. we we re year. carol, thank you very much. we were just talking about how to deal your turkey leftovers. it was impressive. record highs have been recorded over the last couple of weeks on the ftse — our index of a hundred leading companies. almost relentlessly over the last few months. this is the ftse 100.
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few months. this is the ftse100. the 100 biggest companies in the uk. this is the overall performance. over the year, you need to look right on the top right—hand corner. that is the new record high that has been reached. 7622 if you like to follow the numbers. over the air, thatis follow the numbers. over the air, that is up about six or 7% which, if you are an investor and you got stocks and shares and you've got a tracker, ftse100, this will be it. isa that's invested in uk stock markets — you may well be happy with the performance of the stock market this year. it's been a long time its savings accounts have been low. you might think six or 7% on the stock market is pretty good but of course, always the reminder that prices can go down as well as up. there is no guarantee
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at all. of late, we have seen commodity prices going up. a lot of companies in the ftse100, these biggest companies, they are heavily invested and focused on mining stuff. they make a lot of pockets around the world. that increase in commodity prices has really helped. the pound has also been weaker. that has helped boost companies. but that has helped boost companies. but that has been weakening a little bit relatively. it's not been as good to those companies as it was. the pound has been getting stronger again. that weaker pound was great for a while. that is starting to turn around. a few different reasons. they reckon that final spike at the end. when not many people are
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working in the city. everyone is feeling a bit happier. christmas parties. that is reassuring. there is no science behind that. what will happen with that in 2018? sean will be across it. could 2018 be the year more and more of us decide to go alcohol free? this january a raft of books are about to be published encouraging us to drink less or quit altogether. they tap into a growing trend for people cutting down on their drinking habits or abandoning alcohol completely. the most recent stats also show an interesting generational divide, with clean living millenials being far less likely to drink than their parents. let‘s see what some of you had to say.
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i think look onto a phase of binge drinking and drinking more and i think we are probably a more health—conscious. think we are probably a more health-conscious. we tend to go more on nights out were as my parents would open a nice bottle of wine and drink it throughout the week. would open a nice bottle of wine and drink it throughout the weekm probably is more the binge drinking style we re it probably is more the binge drinking style were it is not bingeing, you get together. i don‘t want to be hung over the next day. i like to drink with my food and when i am hanging out but i do it in moderation, you know? keep it safe, keep it cool. i like having a few pints with my mates and i like socialising and that there are other ways in which you enjoy yourself and be who you want to be rather than just getting so drunk that you don't know what you're doing. we‘re joined now by
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author catherine gray — who has written a book about finding happiness in sobriety after she became addicted to alcohol. good morning. one of the things that is quite interesting about the book you wrote which is the unexpected i°y you wrote which is the unexpected joy of being sober. it‘s just that. that is not preaching about why you shouldn‘t drink and white printing is that you, it‘s just there is an alternative and it doesn‘t have to be all bad. i expected sobriety to be all bad. i expected sobriety to be really dull, my social life would be really dull, my social life would be rushed, i would not be able to date or dance or go to weddings or christmas parties and have a good time and it turned out to be the com plete time and it turned out to be the complete opposite. i had a better time once i settled into it. i wrote the book to let people know that, there is nothing to be scared off. you‘re not go to be socially anxious for the rest of your life. you will be able to dance. that was my biggest fear. to dance without
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alcohol? yeah. i could dance around my living room or kitchen but in public, it took a while to get the courage because alcohol erasers inhibitions, it lowers them and that‘s why a lot of people drink. social anxiety is a big problem. it ta kes you social anxiety is a big problem. it takes you on to the dance floor. it took me a while to learn that. that was one of the things i learned last. how did you get to the point where you decided you had to do it? i was drinking seven or eight bottles of wine a week and was only taking one or two nights off. when i decided to quit, a lot of my friends and family said you are not that bad. it was only my parents and best friend who really knew i was addicted. i knew that it was ruining my career, my health, by relationships. and that if i wanted
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a good life, that it was going to have to go. but i really did think that my life wasn‘t going to be as happy orjoyful or that my life wasn‘t going to be as happy or joyful or fun. that my life wasn‘t going to be as happy orjoyful or fun. you didn't think you could just cut down?|j tried to three years. i tried so many methods. everything from keeping a unique diary, noting down how much i drank, putting days off in advance in my diary, marking them "no drinking, going to the gym before i went to the pub, buying those miniature bottles of wine, not keeping spare alcohol. and nothing worked. alcohol by its very nature is more issue. it makes you want more after one or two drinks. you are more after one or two drinks. you a re less more after one or two drinks. you are less likely to say no to the third orfourth. and i started drinking, i always drank a bottle of wine. it must have been tough to stop. it was. but it was worth it. it. ina stop. it was. but it was worth it. it. in a way that it stopped to buy a house or have kids or climb the
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career ladder. it was difficult. it took at that. i had been drinking bought 31 years. to break that habit ta kes a bought 31 years. to break that habit takes a lot of effort but it‘s more worth it. it was 95% good and 5% hard. we will talk to you again in a now who —— with guys had been talking at no beer per year. it‘s not going to be preachy, it isjust about an alternative. an alternative way of living. and it —— if you have thoughts or ideas or messages, get in touch in the usual way. we will have a weather forecast but first, the news, travel, and weather where you are. good morning from bbc london news. police investigating the murder of a young woman found dead in finsbury park in north london say she died after being stabbed in the stomach.
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the body of iuliana todos was found in a building by the sports ground in the middle of the park on wednesday. detectives believe the 22—year—old who worked as a barmaid in camden may have been killed on christmas eve. security for the new year‘s eve celebrations in london has been reviewed in the wake of this year‘s terror attacks. the hundreds of thousands of party—goers expected to descend on the capital on sunday night can expect to see armed police on patrol, plus dog units and vehicle barriers. 3,000 police officers will be on duty. police have released new cctv pictures of a woman they want to speak to following a serious assault london. —— charlton athletic‘s owner roland duchatelet has has revealed the league one club are in takeover talks with "various interested parties". the news comes amid heavy speculation after ceo katrien meire announced she would step down yesterday. duchatelet has been in charge at the valley for nearly four years but has seen continued protests by supporters unhappy
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with his running of the club. let‘s have a look at the travel situation now. let‘s check the weather. good morning. yesterday we saw lots of blue sky and sunshine but this morning, a very different picture. turning wet and windy from the west but it was very cold last night and if you are out and about early on the roads this morning, watch out for some early icy stretches. there is a warning from the met office for this. the air will turn milder as the system sweeps through. some outbreaks of heavy rain and strong gusts of wind. that will clear to showers. some drier, brighter spells and temperatures milder. gusty winds around at times. temperatures dropping off as we head through the first part of this evening. then we get some more rain coming through. the wind will pick up a touch and it will turn milder by tomorrow morning.
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we start the day off possibly in double figures. those temperatures will rise over the weekend. a very mild end to the year but again, further spells of wet and windy weather expected at times. i‘m back with the latest from the bbc london newsroom in half an hour. hello this is breakfast. more snow and ice are forecast. this is the scene in huddersfield. conditions are deteriorating and drivers are being advised to carefully plan their journey being advised to carefully plan theirjourney and being advised to carefully plan their journey and take being advised to carefully plan theirjourney and take extra precautions. the met office has an amber warning for snow in northern england. six inches expected. it is transferring through southern and central scotland. i will have a full forecast in about ten minutes. good morning, it is friday 29th
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december. patients are being advised to look up their medical conditions online before visiting their family doctor. at least 12 people are killed in a blaze in a new york apartment building — the city‘s worst fire in more than 25 years. good morning — apple has apologised for slowing down older iphones — i‘ll have more on that shortly, plus i‘ve been chatting to manchester city captain and recent graduate vincent kompany about why he‘s just finished a business degree. in sport, a combination of david warner and the weather have frustrated england on the 4th day of the 4th test against australia. and mark beaumont, who cycled around the world in 80 days is here with
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tips on setting challenging goals. good morning. first, our main story. snow and ice are expected to cause more disruption in parts of the uk today. the met office says delays to road, rail and air travel are "likely" and is warning of possible power cuts. a yellow warning is in place for snow and ice in northern ireland and parts of england and southern scotland — throughout the day. there‘s an amber warning for areas of the north midlands, yorkshire and the north west of england until 11am, with heavy snow forecast around the southern pennines. between 5 and 10 centimetres of snow is expected, with up to 15 centimetres possible over higher ground. and sub—zero temperatures have been recorded overnight — with lows of minus 12 in northern scotland. highways england is advising drivers to plan theirjourney carefully before setting off. gritters have been out overnight on the busiest routes. many of you posting online about the
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snow. this is the sight near bradford. it is filmed over 20 minutes just after 6am and sped up. you can see just how much snow is coming down there. thanks for that. clare fallon is near the m62 motorway in west yorkshire for us this morning. clare what are conditions like there at the moment? it is looking colder and colder each time we talk to you? yes, it is very cold where we are. the snow has been coming down sincejust cold where we are. the snow has been coming down since just before 6 o‘clock this morning. at times it has been pretty heavy. but the motorway, the m62 doing fairly well. we are fold the gritters have been out in force through the night trying to prepare the motorways and the road networks to keep things moving with the snow coming down.
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but on smaller roads on roads that haven‘t been gritted, there will be problems. on some of the trans—pennine problems. on some of the tra ns—pennine routes, problems. on some of the trans—pennine routes, on the snake pass and the cat and fiddle, those roads are closed while they try to clear the snow and ice. that is an amber snow warning in force for the northern england and the north of the midlands. we are expecting a significant amount of snow in the higher areas. that warning is telling us we should be prepared. the advice is if you don‘t need to go out in the car, then don‘t f you do, take some simple measures to prepare yourself. put a shovel in the car, make sure you have warm clothes and have food with you. if you get stuck, trust me it is really cold out here. i trust you! thank you. caroljoins us with the latest
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weather forecast. i bet you. caroljoins us with the latest weatherforecast. i bet we you. caroljoins us with the latest weather forecast. i bet we were all wishing we stay in doors and leave poor claire to it. yes the met office has an amber weather warning that means be prepared. we looking at up to 15 centimetres of snow, thatis at up to 15 centimetres of snow, that is six inches, over parts of northern england. that snow will tra nsfer northern england. that snow will transfer into southern and central scotla nd transfer into southern and central scotland and here it will last well into the afternoon. it will clear northern england and the north midlands through this morning. if you‘re travelling take care. the other hazards are ice in many areas. you will find when the showers come down it washes off the grit and then it re—freezes. another hazard in southern england and south wales is the wind. if you‘re catching a ferry, expect a bumpy ride or maybe
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some cancellations. lots going on with the weather. i will bring you the latest at around quarter past 8. thank you. you can keep up to date with all the latest weather conditions with your bbc local radio station. it does affect a lot of the uk this particular storm. the technology company apple has apologised to customers after admitting it deliberately slowed down older iphone models. the company has now said it will offer replacement batteries at a discounted price. sean‘s here to explain. a lot of iphone users seem to think for year, they have released a new phone, but my older one seems to run
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slower. apple say they have been installing software to slow down phones, because of battery deterioration. what was called unexpected shut downs was occurring, your battery level gets to 30 or 40% and it turns off. because you were using your phone, the peak number of apps when the battery couldn't cope. so they installed software to manage that. but it slowed everything down. they have apologised and say you can buy a new battery for 20 quid instead of 60. if you own an iphone before the iphone 6, there is nothing extra for you. it is significant they have apologised. yes a big company that doesn't do much apologising, but they have said to some customers, stick us with,
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keep the faith. thank you. a fire which has swept through an apartment building in new york, killing at least 12 people, has been described as the worst in the city for decades. at least 15 people have been injured, four of them critically. john ironmonger reports. it is new york‘s deadliest blaze for decades. fire broke out on the first floor of a five—storey apartment building and spread rapidly, sparking panic among residents in the bronx. fire crews arrived within three minutes, but it was too late for many of the residents. those who escaped described the chaos as people rushed to flee the smoke. the fire truck was here and the smoke was coming out, they weren‘t even here. they started to get people out, but people were already trying to get down on their own. at least
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12 people were rescued as firefighters plucked residents from this fire escape. outside in the cold, locals huddled under blankets. new york‘s mayor called it an unspeakable tragedy. in the middle of holiday season is a time when families are together. tonight here in the bronx there are families that have been torn apart. this is the worst fire tragedy we have seen in this city in at least a quarter century, based on the information we have now. this will rank as one of the worst losses of life to a fire in many years. the fire department said it was too early to comment on the cause of blaze and a search of the cause of blaze and a search of the building is continuing. the major has warned that the death toll could rise further. at least 14 people have been killed
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and several others injured after a huge fire broke out at an office and restaurant complex in the indian city of mumbai. the blaze at the kamala mills compound is reported to have broken out in a restaurant and spread quickly. we‘re being encouraged to check our medical symptoms online before we book a doctors appointment — to try to help ease the pressure on over—stretched surgeries. the royal college of gps is asking patients to consider if the problem can be solved beforehand by following a three—step guide. ben ando has the details. the season of goodwill can also be a time of bad health, and that means overcrowded surgeries, busy doctors, and a tough time for the nhs. now the royal college of gps is urging people to think twice and take three steps before booking a gp appointment. it wants patients to use the catchphrase "three before gp," meaning that in the first instance, they should try to manage their symptoms themselves.
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next, they should look at reputable websites such as nhs choices. failing that, the worried unwell should talk to pharmacists, who are better trained than many realise. ifjust 5% of people who wanted to or can appointment today could get self—help, cfr must as, sort themselves out by going online, actually, that would save 50,000 appointments for those who really need it. this is about using nhs resources in the best possible way, but also saving time for people as well. doctors‘ leaders say that with the population getting older, fatter and less healthy, there are not going to be enough doctors. they say that plans refer to 5000 by 2021, but that is in jeopardy. they urge the home office to add being a general practitioner to the list of those jobs which could qualify potential migrants for a fast—track entry into the uk. the royal college of gps says it thinks up to one
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quarter of potential appointments could be avoided if patients were willing to take more responsibility and make a trip to the doctor a step of last resort rather than the first call they make. the head of the nhs in england is considering making mobile alcohol recovery centres — known as drunk tanks — a permanent feature across england. it‘s thought the centres could ease pressure on accident and emergency units and ambulance services. katherine henderson from the royal college of emergency medicine told this programme she was concerned the centres could send out the wrong message. ben sanders has been forced to abandon his quest to cross antarctica unaided. sanders is the
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first britton to have skied to both the north and south pole. we start the north and south pole. we start the bulletin telling people to be prepared for the snowy conditions and poor old ben did that — not enough food. he will try again i‘m sure. we are going to go from ben sanders. he set out to break the world record and cycle around the world in 80 days, but mark beaumont outdid himself. he completed his 18,000 mile route one day ahead of schedule. we‘ve been following hisjourney from day 1, which took him through europe to russia, mongolia, china, australia and north america before landing back to where he started from in paris. markjoins us on our sofa but first let‘s look back at his amazing challenge. will you come on when you have finished?
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yes. three, two, one. sta rt. i thought it was sitting water. my front wheel went in and it was a huge hole. a massive storm blew in. well, it was really fighting the bike. that is 9,000 miles. halfway around the world. the amount of support along the roadside, especially in australia, new zealand and across north america here has been phenomenal. you will arrive soon, what is
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the first thing you will do? my four—year—old harriet said she wants to get to me first. i can‘t wait to see my little girls. family, friends. an amazing public response. it will be a big finish, hugely exciting. he was not wrong. you have beaten your plan of 80 days. there was a small contingency, but it was tight, almost no margin of error. and has the euphoria calmed?m tight, almost no margin of error. and has the euphoria calmed? it has been crazy, incredible. i have done expeditions before but this, the level in terms of interest, the 80 days. before people said it was impossible. the previous world
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record was 123 days and to go 44 days faster, there was no reference point. whereas people were saying at what point will it fail, everybody afterwards seemed blown away by the effort. can you break it down in simple terms. 80 days, how many miles per day, how do you set targets ? miles per day, how do you set targets? how do you remain focused? this was two and a half years in the planning, 80 days in the actual race but i was riding 240 miles per day. that is a serious drive. and that is not your best day, that is an average day and you have to do it everyday for the next two and a half months. 75 days riding, three days flights and two days contingency. i used 14 hours from my 48 hours contingency. you can see the
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conditions. pouring rain, snow. you did notjust conditions. pouring rain, snow. you did not just break conditions. pouring rain, snow. you did notjust break the record but you smashed the record, what did you do differently to achieve that? the only way to break a record like this was to know what you are planning to do. read it off script. i was riding a bike 16 hours a day. it was not a case of waking up every day and thinking how far can i go? we had to know in detail the targets. 18,000 miles in blocks. there were at least six on the road with me at any one time. it is a complex mission. you needed it because there will be challenges on these journeys as well as euphoric moments and we can show as euphoric moments and we can show a point where it is the simplest things that can happen. hitting a
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pothole. we can laugh about it now but it almost ended the race, east of moscow, crashed heavily. fractured the radiohead, which is my elbow. broke some teeth. that was incredibly painful. still do 210 miles, got back on the bike. incredibly painful and i still had two months. when you are nursing a crack in the elbow, 16 hours a day is tough going. that was just a pothole? i did not see it. we had a serious vehicle accident in australia that wrote off two vehicles. we can look back and say it is part of the adventure but equally my priority was to get the tea m equally my priority was to get the team around the world safely and smashed the record so risks and how we went about it and what was reasonable to carry on, was at the front of my mind. i crashed heavily
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on day 75, three days before the finish. again, that is forgotten in the news. there are all sorts of hazards. that must have slowed you down. in north america i was happy to have a support vehicle. incredible scenes in british columbia and across the prairies. if i was to choose one part it would be mongolia. the gobi desert. russia was tough, not least because i was nursing this after the crash but in mongolia, no fences, trees, empty. it has some not so great roads. i was all right getting through this book can you imagine riding 240 miles a day when vehicles are getting bogged down. this is can you getting bogged down. this is can you get around the planet in two and a half months did you have time to
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enjoy the scenery and challenges, or we re enjoy the scenery and challenges, or were you so focused on the road ahead you almost did not look up? i was so focused. with the speed of the bike you cannot go too fast. your senses are tuned in. i rode through every sunrise and sunset for 78 days, a wonderful sense of journey, night on 1000 miles every four days. i did not stop to meet people but i got a sense of the planet because i pedalled18,000 miles across it. all to this point. seeing my kids and nicky, my wife and so many people on the finishing line had so many stories on how they came out to be part of it, following the journey and wanting to be there. the media and public. a wonderful moment. for anyone now, this time of
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year you start to motivate yourself for fresh challenges. there are ways of motivating yourself! for anybody who wants to challenge themselves, be it watching less telly, reading more books, any challenge, what is your advice? make sure you have got friends, family, those close to you around your ambition. no man or lady is an island. at the heart of what i do is family and a great team and you, if you have a big ambition, get fit, active, share it, get people to buy into your ambition because it will make you stronger. i cannot believe we have made you sit down and this interview. you must be wanting to stand up. how are you? you cannot just must be wanting to stand up. how are you? you cannotjust stop after 18,000 miles so i am enjoying doing less and starting to scribble the book, trying to remember it all.
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mark, thank you very much in congratulations. we can talk to carol and find out what is happening. it is not cycling weather, is it? not for many today. we have lovely pictures. this is in scotland and you can see the snow. glasgow has two centimetres, the most lying snow at the moment. and here, dogs in the snow, i am at the moment. and here, dogs in the snow, iam not at the moment. and here, dogs in the snow, i am not sure if they are enjoying that or not. and snow in bradford. an amber weather warning, be prepared for heavy snow covering the north midlands and northern england. we could have 15 centimetres, six inches on high ground. at lower levels, around 3—5 centimetres and it is moving across
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central and southern scotland. you can see where we have the snow at the moment and the rain, and it is windy with thunderstorms in south wales and south—west england coming towards the isles of scilly. i want towards the isles of scilly. i want to focus on the amber warning. the snow moves to the east and north woods. ice is another hazard across many areas to watch out for. as rain moves to the south—east, embedded in this as well as the wims, which have a yellow warning, you will find hail and thunder and lightning —— as well as the wind. and we have showers. if you are taking a boat across the channel today, gusts, gale force or severe gales. this morning you can see how we lose the snow from northern england but we have a curl around some of central and southern
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scotland. it will be cold. in the south, temperatures not as low. it sta rts south, temperatures not as low. it starts to brighten up. overnight, we have another system coming in across the south—west which will introduce more wet and windy conditions. we sta rts more wet and windy conditions. we starts saturday with wet weather pushing away from the south—east and the next comes in across southern counties accompanied by gusty wind and there will be dry weather and winter sunshine also. showers across scotla nd winter sunshine also. showers across scotland and some at lower levels will be wintry with snow falling. look at the difference in temperatures. sunday, new year‘s eve, wet and windy conditions in the south—east. and we have a system bringing in more rain from the west.
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temperatures are up in the north but still cold, especially when you compare to what is happening further south. if you are heading out at the midnight hour, it will be cold but not as cold as it is at the moment. there will be showers mainly across the west and south. the further east you travel, the brighter the skies will be and on new year‘s day, another system will bring wet and windy weather from the south—west. a lot of dry weather and some showers. the unsettled theme continues even into the new year. thanks very much. at least a little bit milder. as carol was saying some rough conditions on the roads. we can get the latest and we are joined by pete
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williams in the studio in bristol from the rac. how is it looking in parts of the country where there is heavy snow and ice? we are busy in leeds, bradford, doncaster, aberdeen and glasgow and the central belt in scotland. we are experiencing snow and there is ice on the road and conditions are treacherous for drivers and we urge caution, proceed with care. do not accelerate or brake sharply. take account of weather conditions because it is tough in places. it is winter, you would expect a cold snap but it is unusual to have so much of the uk affected in one go. absolutely, when you have areas of the country impacted by this put the ice is a bigger problem over a bigger area, and we are encountering motorists
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who have run into black ice and had minor bumps. we are seeing a plague of potholes as the conditions caused the road surface to crumble and in the road surface to crumble and in the early hours of the morning i spoke to one of the orange patrols who attended a breakdown on the m25 motorway and 12 motorists had struck the same pothole and he spent four and a half hours guarding them, working with them to replace tires and wheels and it is causing a problem for motorists and that will be compounded today with a high wind and showers. we saw pictures from minnesota in the us earlier, —36 celsius and the roads flowing freely. why in this country do we not seem to be prepared for better weather than that? we are getting better in terms of preparation but it is five years or more since much
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of the uk saw conditions anything like this. it is difficult to prepare and make sure you invest in things like gritting and the preparations that local authorities, highways england can make to support drivers and motorists when the weather comes and it will tend to come in and arctic blast that lasts a few days and it catches motorists u nawa res a few days and it catches motorists unawares but a few days and it catches motorists unawa res but it a few days and it catches motorists unawares but it is worth taking time to prepare and make sure your vehicle is ready, you have checked your oil, your tires, you have a good screen wash and before you set off, clear the windscreen and make sure everything is ready and pack warm weather gear, waterproofs, even a shovel. a fully charged mobile phone, first aid kit and a flask of warm drink and food so if the worst happens you are prepared. good advice. pete williams from the rac.
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many people travelling at the moment. be prepared. time now to get the news, travel and weather where you are. stabbed in the stomach. the body of iuliana tudos was found in a building by the sports ground in the middle of the park on wednesday. detectives believe the 22—year—old, who worked as a barmaid in camden, may have been killed on christmas eve. security for the new year‘s eve celebrations has been reviewed in the wake of this year‘s terror attacks. the hundreds of thousands of party—goers expected to descend on the capital on sunday night can expect to see armed police on patrol, plus dog units and vehicle barriers. 3000 police officers will be on duty. charlton athletic‘s owner roland duchatelet has revealed the league one club are in takeover talks with various interested parties. talks with various
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the news comes after ceo katrien meire announced she would step down yesterday. katrien meire announced duchatelet has been in charge at the valley for nearly four years but has seen continued protests by supporters unhappy with his running of the club. by supporters unhappy let‘s have a look at the travel situation now. let‘s have a check on the weather now with elizabeth rizzini. good morning. yesterday we saw lots of blue sky and sunshine but this morning, a very different picture. and sunshine but this morning, turning wet and windy from the west but it was very cold last night and if you are out and about early on the roads this morning, watch out for some early icy stretches. on the roads this morning, watch out there is a warning from the met office for this. the air will turn milder as the system sweeps through. some outbreaks of heavy rain and strong gusts of wind. that will clear to showers. and strong gusts of wind. some drier, brighter spells and temperatures milder. gusty winds around at times. and temperatures milder. temperatures dropping off as we head through the first part of this evening. as we head through the first
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then we get some more rain coming through. the wind will pick up a touch and it will turn milder by tomorrow morning. and it will turn milder we start the day off possibly in double figures. those temperatures will rise over the weekend. a very mild end to the year but again, further spells of wet and windy weather expected at times. but again, further spells of wet that‘s it for this morning from me. hello. this is breakfast withjon kay and naga munchetty. snow and ice are expected to cause more disruption in parts of the uk today. to cause more disruption the met office says delays to road, rail and air travel are likely and is warning of possible power cuts. snow is falling in northern england and scotland, and an amber warning covers the north midlands, yorkshire and north—west england. the north midlands, yorkshire this is the scene in huddersfield in west yorkshire at the moment. as you can see snow
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coming down in leeds too. it coming down in leeds too. looks pretty, but the re difficult it looks pretty, but the roads are difficult for many. and glasgow is starting to feel the impact, too. sub—zero temperatures have been recorded overnight, with lows of minus 12 in northern scotland. highways england is advising drivers to plan theirjourney carefully before setting off. to plan theirjourney gritters have been out overnight on the busiest routes. lots of you are posting about the snow online. thank about the snow online. you. this is the scene in clayton heights near bradford this morning. liam calland posted this timelapse on twitter to show how much snow fell in 20 minutes just after 6am. on twitter to show how much snow the on twitter to show how much snow word is, for an) out the word is, for anybody travelling out and about, even if it is not knowing where you are, it may be where you are heading, so prepare
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and think carefully ahead of your journey. the technology company apple has apologised to customers after admitting it had deliberately slowed down older iphone models. some customers accused the company of using the measure to encourage people to upgrade. of using the measure but apple said it had been intended to prolong the device‘s life and prevent sudden shut—downs. to prolong the device‘s life the company said it would offer replacement batteries at a discounted price. replacement batteries 12 people have died in a fire at an apartment building in new york. in a fire at an apartment emergency services said four people are critically ill and at least 15 are injured. people are critically ill the fire broke out last night on the third floor of a five—storey building in the bronx area of the city. the mayor of new york has described it as the worst fire in the city for decades. it as the worst fire at least 14 people have been killed and several others injured after a huge fire broke out at an office and restaurant complex in the indian city of mumbai. at an office and restaurant complex the blaze at the kamala mills compound is reported to have broken out in a restaurant and spread quickly. patients are being encouraged to check their symptoms online before they go to their gp. to check their symptoms online
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it comes as part of three—step advice from the royal college of gps. three—step advice from it says we should consider whether or not we can just look after the problem ourselves. whether or not we can just look it recommends using a reputable online resource to check out advice and symptoms, such as the nhs choices website, and seeking advice or treatment from a pharmacist. the head of the nhs in england is considering making mobile alcohol recovery centres — known as drunk tanks — a permanent feature across england. known as drunk tanks — it‘s thought the centres could ease pressure on accident and emergency units and ambulance services. pressure on accident and emergency katherine henderson from the royal college of emergency medicine told this programme she was concerned the centres could send out the wrong message. a bizarre plan involving mrs thatcher and a panda travelling to
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the united states via concorde, how else? this has been revealed in newly released files from britain ) official archive. do you believe it? what the archives are opened every year we see secret things we did not know before. this is january 1981, london zoo wanted to learn that smell pandered to a zoo to learn that smell pandered to a zoo in washington and the suggestion to prime minister thatcher was that she could travel with mrs thatcher and oversee the handover to boost relations with the us —— london zoo wa nted relations with the us —— london zoo wanted to lend its pander to a zoo in washington. mrs thatcher said panthers and politicians are not happy moments. there was an empty seat all the way to washington! where the relationship could have been now if we had only gone with the panda on a plane! what do you think now? theresa may on the play with a panda?!
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this is a junction to change to the very serious matter of the ashes. iam very serious matter of the ashes. i am still thinking of theresa may sitting on the plate with a panda, i can‘t get it out of my head, i can‘t believe you have done it to me. —— sitting on the aeroplane with a pander. play pander. has been suspended in the ashes because play has been suspended in the ashes because of the rain? yes, we should because of the rain? yes, we should be optimistic, because england are doing very well. barring complete colla pse doing very well. barring complete collapse it looks like they should be on course for victory in the fourth test, which would avoid the dreaded whitewash they were trying to abide. it might be raining but they are used to it. —— the dreaded whitewash they were trying to avoid. every cloud. has a silver lining. that is a fantastic segue. rain halted england‘s push for victory on the fourth day of the fourth ashes test in melbourne. for victory on the fourth day of australia were 103—2, still 61 behind, when bad weather intervened for the second and final time to wipe 43.1 overs off the day midway through the afternoon. time to wipe 43.1 overs off the day
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proceedings time to wipe 43.1 overs off the day will resume ear tomorrow proceedings will resume early tomorrow on the fifth and final day tomorrow on the fifth and final day to try to make up for the last time. alastair cook remained unbeaten on 21m, alastair cook remained unbeaten on 244, with england all out for 491. and there was controversy after play when australian media insinuated that england bowlerjames anderson had tampered with the ball with his thumb. had tampered with the although the umpires raised no objection neither did the australian camp. objection neither did england coach trevor bayliss said he had been to see the umpires after seeing the headlines. he had been to see the umpires as soon as i saw the headlines, i raced into the umpires, and that was their words actually, nothing to worry about, it was a beater. nothing to worry about, absolutely fine. nothing to worry about, so that‘s as much as i know. nothing to worry about, unbeaten in their last eight games, but crystal palace‘s recent resurgence under new boss roy hodgeson came to an end last night, as they were beaten 3—2 by arsenal in a thrilling premier league match at selhurst park. arsenal were 1—0 up at half—time before a great finish
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from andros townsend put palace level but the gunners soon struck back. level but the gunners alexis sanchez regaining the lead after an hour. a few minutes later, the chilean controlled a superb pass from jack wilshere to make it 3—1. the chilean controlled a superb pass palace scored a late goal but arsenal held on to take all three points. goal but arsenal held the premier league‘s bottom club swansea have appointed the former sheffield wednesday boss carlos ca rvalhal as their new manager. carlos ca rvalhal carvalhal was sacked by the championship side on christmas eve. by the championship he‘s never managed in the english top flight before. the portugese has been appointed until the end of the season and replaces paul clement who was sacked a fortnight ago. phil "the power" taylor has breezed into the quarterfinals of the pdc world championship with a 4—0 victory over keegan brown. the 16—time world champion is playing in his final event before retirement and made light work of the former world youth champion, finishing with a 106 check out. of the former world youth champion,
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he will play two—time former champion, scotland‘s gary anderson next. champion, scotland‘s on champion, scotland‘s that note, after our last chat took on that note, after our last chat i took the liberty of finding out your darts names. sean, i would took the liberty of finding out your darts names. sean, iwould have found out yours. i need to check this afterwards, but i am roxy choudhary. jon, you are the king of kings. nougat, yours was almost written in the stars, i put in naga munchetty and i got na the news anchor munchetty. king of kings is
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nonsense! here is sean, the business. in the business news, we have been talking football. a bit ofa talking football. a bit of a change for us, normally it isa a bit of a change for us, normally it is a chief executive bob vincent kompany, the captain of manchester city, could well be a chief executive one day. he has made a big step towards doing something like that. even though he has played for yea rs that. even though he has played for years and years he has been part—time doing a masters in business administration, an mba, as it is told. many people in the world of business look to do these things after they have experience, you learn about business, do the course with others, you learn from them as well, you focus on one area. not surprisingly he focused on the business of football, particularly on how to make most money out of home advantage. he thinks the premier league could doa he thinks the premier league could do a lot more for the fans across the premier league by cutting
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prices, not just out the premier league by cutting prices, notjust out of the goodness of their hearts but it could help the product they are trying to sell around the world if you have stadiums that fuller, a better atmosphere. we talked about how that might work and i spoke to him about how and why he wanted to do this degree. we went tojohn ryland‘s library, a lovely place. vincent kompany, two—time premier league winner. fa premier league winner. cup winner. captain of belgium, captain of manchester city. 72 caps? captain of manchester city. 74, 75. captain of manchester city. and now master of business administration. it feels like it was the hardest to come by. being academicjust was not something for me. as you start talking to lawyers and accountants and the more you kind of advance, the less you understand
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and it was frustrating, i really hated that ad in the end, i was going to put myself through studies and find out what they were talking about. through studies and find out i take pride because it was out of my comfort zone. i kind of felt like this was what my mother would be proud of when she passed away ten years ago. she wanted me to do well in academics. having a hat like this isn‘t something you would normally see a professional footballer still playing. i tell you what, it came by luck as well because i was looking for something i could fit into my schedule. i didn‘t really know what i was putting myself through. somebody gave me this pile of books. what i was putting myself through. i have no skills whatsoever. what i was putting myself through. i even learned myself to type. what i was putting myself through. i was typing like this. what i was putting myself through. when what i was putting myself through. they say you ne
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essay, when they say you need to do an essay, that is a problem. it was more about not giving up. essay, that is a problem. feeling that there is beauty in this graft, that you don‘t have to set yourself limits. graft, that you don‘t have i got something i didn‘t expect. graft, that you don‘t have vincent kompany, the student, you‘ve got deadlines, you are... a problem. you‘ve got deadlines, you are... honestly, a few deadlines where i was travelling left, right and centre. where i was travelling honestly, a few deadlines where i was travelling left, right and centre. where i was travelling i don‘t have wi—fi because i‘m in some remote corner of the world playing football. in some remote corner your team—mates, were they aware you are doing a masters? when i went digital, i was on my laptop like everybody else and it was easier to hide it in the very beginning, i had to take it. in the very beginning, was or it doesn‘t, i don‘t know. in the very beginning, if you have had something as you are coming through the system as a teenager, would that help footballers more? it‘s a very interesting question because i think its relevant for wet football will go in the next ten, 15 years.
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if i was heading an academy in england, i would actually say to anybody, yes, go back to school, i don‘t care how many hours of training he wants to do. you gain more intelligence, i can still use it on the pitch. sounds like a message your mother would like. it is definitely a message my mother passed on. basically, you are hearing my mother. ‘s hearing my mother. that hearing my mother. was vincent kompany, captair manchester that was vincent kompany, captain of manchester city, just graduated. i was talking to him about all of that kind of stuff but loads more about the details of the project team is looking at, how to run a football clu b looking at, how to run a football club and if you want to catch more that interview it will be on the podcast next week. you will be able to hear the full interview next week by subscribing to bbc radio 5 live‘s wake up to money podcast. you to money podcast. will get the whole interview. conducted you will get the whole interview. conducted by sean the theory
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farrington. that is your darts name. you are king of kings. i was the news anchor. good morning, carol. i looked at your darts name. it is so apt, i think. looked at your darts name. it is so apt, ithink. carol champagne supernova. laughter that is just brilliant, don‘t you think? i‘m sure you made that up. i put it in, honestly and it works. brilliant. sean, thanks very much. here‘s carol with a look at this morning‘s weather. what more can you tell us about the weather that‘s what more can you tell us about the weather that‘s right, what more can you tell us about the weather that‘s right, the what more can you tell us about the weather that‘s right, the yellow what more can you tell us about the weather that‘s right, the yellow warning what more can you tell us about the weather that‘s right, the yellow warning first what more can you tell us about the weather that‘s right, the yellow warning first of what more can you tell us about the weather that‘s right, the yellow warning first 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towards what more can you tell us about the weather behind. the wind will be strong towards the what more can you tell us about the weather behind. the wind will be strong towards the south—east what more can you tell us about the weather behind. the wind will be strong towards the south—east but what more can you tell us about the weather behind. the wind will be strong towards the south—east but not what more can you tell us about the weather behind. the wind will be strong towards the south—east but not as strong what more can you tell us about the weather towards the south—east but not as strong as what more can you tell us about the weather towards the south—east but not as strong as it what more can you tell us about the weather towards the south—east but not as strong as it has what more can you tell us about the weather towards the south—east but not as strong as it has been what more can you tell us about the weather towards the south—east but not as strong as it has been in 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south. ten in manchester. 13 in st helier. new year‘s what more can you tell us about the weather south. ten in manchester. 13 in st helier. new year‘s eve, what more can you tell us about the weather south. ten in manchester. 13 in st helier. new year‘s eve, sunday, what more can you tell us about the weather south. ten in manchester. 13 in st helier. new year‘s eve, sunday, we start what more can you tell us about the weather helier. new year‘s eve, sunday, we start off what more can you tell us about the weather helier. new year‘s eve, sunday, we start off with what more can you tell us about the weather helier. new year‘s eve, sunday, we start off with a what more can you tell us about the weather helier. new year‘s eve, sunday, we start off with a wet what more can you tell us about the weather helier. new year‘s eve, sunday, we start off with a wet note what more can you tell us about the weather helier. new year‘s eve, sunday, we start off with a wet note in what more can you 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out what more can you tell us about the weather in the wings. we will come to that in a jiffy. if you‘re heading out at midnight what more can you tell us about the weather in a jiffy. if you‘re heading out at midnight on what more can you tell us about the weather in a jiffy. if you‘re heading out at midnight on new what more can you tell us about the weather in a jiffy. if you‘re heading out at midnight on new year‘s what more can you tell us about the weather in a jiffy. if you‘re heading out at midnight on new year‘s day, what more can you tell us about the weather in a jiffy. if you‘re heading out at midnight on new year‘s day, it what more can you tell us about the weather in a jiffy. if you‘re heading out at midnight on new year‘s day, it will be what more can you tell us about the weather midnight on new year‘s day, it will be not what more can you tell us about the weather midnight on new year‘s day, it will be not as what more can you tell us about the weather midnight on new year‘s day, it will be not as cold what more can you tell us about the weather midnight on new year‘s day, it will be not as cold as what more can you tell us about the weather midnight on new year‘s day, it will be not as cold as it what more can you tell us about the weather midnight on new year‘s day, it will be not as cold as it currently what more can you tell us about the weather midnight on new year‘s day, it will be not as cold as it currently is, some what more can you tell us about the weather be not as cold as it currently is, some clear what more can you tell us about the weather be not as cold as it currently is, some clear skies what more can you tell us about the weather be not as cold as it currently is, some clear skies but what more can you tell us about the weather be not as cold as it currently is, some clear skies but showers what more can you tell us about the weather be not as cold as it currently is, some clear skies but showers mostly what more can you tell us 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in the west and also the south, and not a lot of us what more can you tell us about the weather in the west and also the south, and not a lot of us will what more can you tell us about the weather in the west and also the south, and not a lot of us will see what more can you tell us about the weather in the west and also the south, and not a lot of us will see them. further what more can you tell us about the weather not a lot of us will see them. further east, what more can you tell us about the weather not a lot of us will see them. further east, the what more can you tell us about the weather not a lot of us will see them. further east, the drier what more can you tell us about the weather not a lot of us will see them. further east, the drier the conditions what more can you tell us about the weather further east, the drier the conditions will what more can you tell us about the weather further east, the drier the conditions will be what more can you tell us about the weather further east, the drier the conditions will be but what more can you tell us about the weather further east, the drier the conditions will be but still what more can you tell us about the weather further east, the drier the conditions will be but still it what more can you tell us about the weather further east, the drier the conditions will be but still it is going what more can you tell us about the weather conditions will be but still it is what more can you tell us about the weather conditions will be but still it is going to what more can you tell us about the weather conditions will be but still it is going to feel what more can you tell us about the weather conditions will be but still it is going to feel cold. what more can you tell us about the weather conditions will be but still it is going to feel cold. here what more can you tell us about the weather conditions will be but still it is going to feel cold. here is what more can you tell us about the weather conditions will 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more can you tell us about the weather across scotland, for new year‘s day. another one what more can you tell us about the weather across scotland, for new year‘s day. another one coming what more can you tell us about the weather across scotland, for new year‘s day. another one coming in what more can you tell us about the weather across scotland, for new year‘s day. another one coming in across southern what more can you tell us about the weather another one coming in across southern england, what more can you tell us about the weather another one coming in across southern england, both what more can you tell us about the weather another one coming in across southern england, both introducing rain, what more can you tell us about the weather southern england, both introducing rain, windy what more can you tell us about the weather southern england, both introducing rain, windy conditions, what more can you tell us about the weather southern england, both introducing rain, windy 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us about the weather between, something drier and brighter so what more can you tell us about the weather between, something drier and brighter so still what more can you tell us about the weather between, something drier and brighter so still unsettled what more can you tell us about the weather between, something drier and brighter so still unsettled as what more can you tell us about the weather between, something drier and brighter so still unsettled as we head what more can you tell us about the weather brighter so still unsettled as we head towards what more can you tell us about the weather brighter so still unsettled as we head towards the what more can you tell us about the weather brighter so still unsettled as we head towards the new what more can you tell us about the weather brighter so still unsettled as we head towards the new year. carol, thank you so much. you have been fantastically busy. hopefully the new year will bring you some quiet about. happy new year to eve ryo ne quiet about. happy new year to everyone and happy hogmanay, carol. thank you. lots of people will be thinking about going out for new year‘s eve, a big night, and then january, new year‘s resolutions. traditionally it‘s cutting down blues, eating better. just trimming the access of christmas and the new year. but could 2018 be the year more and more of us decide to give up alcohol for good? and more of us decide to give not and more of us decide to give just for a few days. next month a number of books are being published encouraging us to drink less or quit altogether. are being published encouraging us they tap into a growing trend for people doing just that and the most recent stats show an interesting generational divide, with clean—living millenials being far less likely to drink than their parents. being far less likely to drink let‘s see what some of you had to say. i think we‘ve gone through a phase
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of binge drinking and drinking more and i think we‘re probably bit more health conscious now. we tend to go more on nights out whereas i think my parents would open a nice bottle of wine and drink it throughout the week. probably is more of the binge drinking style where actually it's not bingeing, you just get together with people at the weekend and the thing you do is you go to the pub. i don‘t want to be hungover the next day. i like a drink with my food and when i'm hanging out, but i do it in moderation, you know. and when i'm hanging out, keep it safe, keep it cool. and when i'm hanging out, i like having a few pints with my mates and i like socialising and that but there's other ways in which you can enjoy yourself and be who you want to be rather thanjust getting so drunk and not knowing what you're doing. thanjust getting so drunk and not lots
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thanjust getting so drunk and not of lots than just getting so drunk and not of statistics but the lots of statistics but what about the personal stories? we‘rejoined by rosamund dean, catherine gray, andy ramage and ruari fairbairns, who have all written new books encouraging readers to drink less and sharing their personal stories of their relationship with alcohol and recovery. we with alcohol and recovery. thought we would rattle his we thought we would rattle through his experiences quickly. one at a time. your relationship with alcohol and where you got to a point where you are telling us about it now. absolutely, in my 20s i was the archetypal partygoer. in my 30s my drinking started to go darker. when i was 33, 2013, i decided to drinking started to go darker. when i was 33,2013, i decided to quit altogether because i thought my life was going to be better off, but i didn‘t think i was going to have any fun any more. i thought my lifestyle would be very dull, and i wasn‘t going to be able to relax at parties, and... we will find out whether you did but others about your relationship with alcohol.|j
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had no erratic story, no rock bottom moment, i didn't destroy a relationship, lose a job because of drinking but ijust knew i drank too much and wanted to cut down and found really, really hard. we will see how you are tackling that. no rock bottom for me, 11 years, it is ingrained into me read alcohol to be successful, have a good time etc, andl successful, have a good time etc, and i wanted to go against that and change that and i saw no way to do that and i thought there is a space here, how do i become alcohol free? that space was occupied by you because you‘ve been working together. we were together in the city. i wanted to be fitter, faster, a better father, husband, city. i wanted to be fitter, faster, a betterfather, husband, betterat myjob and a betterfather, husband, betterat my job and taking a betterfather, husband, betterat myjob and taking alcohol out of the equation was the key which unlocked all the goodness. you said that a husband, fitter. what made you think alcohol was the reason you weren‘t as good a dad orfamily man as you could be? the lethargy of waking up
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ona could be? the lethargy of waking up on a saturday morning being hangover and not on the ball as it were. it‘s great. in the book, we talk about the challenge of being a better version of you, being fitter and faster and spending time with your family and having the energy and vitality to really get out there and enjoy life. have you cut out alcohol completely? yes, four years since i had a drink. ijust don‘t see the point. catherine, you pick up on this theme of the joys of being sober because so many people think i‘m going to punish myself, and they see it as a punishment. i won‘t have a drink because too much fun, too much badness comes with it. yes, people see it as deprivation but when i got used to it, i found that i felt it was liberation instead. so, for me, it was absolutely the best decision i've ever made. difficult? yes, at first, absolutely because you are learning something you've done for a few decades, and i
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had not been to a party not drunk for 21 years so going to a party and not drinking is hard at first but you get used to it. and then it is more fun. i guarantee people watching this morning with a slight hangover will enjoy christmas drink and their families and friends and they will say, here they go, i load of experts on the sober preaching to us about drinking. my book is not about drinking up —— giving up drinking completely because i don't think the abstinence is necessary for everyone absolutely. people seem to believe there are two ends of the spectrum. alcoholics for whom drinking isa spectrum. alcoholics for whom drinking is a real problem and the only option for them is to give up altogether and there were people who have a normal healthy relationship with alcohol but of course there are loads and loads of different grey areas in between and people who drink too much and want to cut down, who don't want to give up completely, that's not my book is about. would you thought of cutting down and not stopping?” about. would you thought of cutting down and not stopping? i tried that for about five years i tried it.
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loads of different moderation attempts but for me, it wasn't possible. certainly for some people it is and for some people they will ta ke it is and for some people they will take three months off and find they can reset. but, for me, i'm much happier completely alcohol free. can reset. but, for me, i'm much happier completely alcohol freem doesn‘t work for everyone. it is on day one fit all things. you have used the word challenge rather than, i don‘t know, pledge or giving up. it's i don‘t know, pledge or giving up. it‘s almost like taking the idea of stopping to a different level? yes, we wa nted stopping to a different level? yes, we wanted to create something where you could be proud, you can test yourself, a real challenge, and so that‘s why we traded at 28 challenge book and it‘s so people can say i‘m doing this challenge and therefore people understand why you are taking a break and why you take that break, you are learning more of the stuff, this preconditioning that you need alcohol. you implement a whole new lot of healthy habit and you think,
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i‘m notch or how much i want to drink any more. i‘m not sure how much i want to introduce it back into my life. are you boring with sober stories? that is what suburb of think. and evangelist. we try to make everything functional about being sociable. all those daily tips. for me i was too weird alcohol free and now i drink on special occasions and that‘s more realistic for most people. have you got a healthy relationship with alcohol now? absolutely. when you talk about your mind being preprogrammed to associate alcohol with stress, socialising, celebration, everything goodin socialising, celebration, everything good in life, christmas and new year, exactly, family, that's it. thank you all very much indeed. the books are all available now. that‘s it from breakfast today. books are all available now. we‘ll be back from six tomorrow. books are all available now. bye bye. books are all available now. this is bbc news.
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the headlines at 9: warnings of ‘likely‘ delays to road, rail and air travel and possible power cuts as snow and ice affects large parts of the uk. this is the scene in huddersfield in west yorkshire where conditions are deteriorating quickly — drivers are being advised to carefully plan theirjourney and take extra precautions. at least 12 people are dead — including a baby — after a fire at an apartment block in new york‘s bronx. apple apologises for deliberately slowing down ageing iphones — it says the move was intended to prolong the life of the phones. also easing the impact of excessive drinking on busy a&e units. the nhs considers making mobile drunk tanks
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