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chris froome is 57 seconds off the lead. they stay in sicily, for a tough climb up mount etna tomorrow. ireland's cricketers will play their first test this friday when they host pakistan in dublin. but their journey to gaining test status began almost 50 years ago when, in 1969, they hit the headlines with an amazing performance against the then dominant west indies side. ireland's wicket—keeper recalls their most famous day. i was proud to be irish wicketkeeper one week, for the greatest day, after bowling the mighty west indies testing out for 25. and he is out bowled and the west indies are all out for 25. i repeat that, the west indies are all out here at siam mills, having won the toss and
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elected to bat, all out for 25. mills, having won the toss and elected to bat, all out for 25m was a complete miracle. the story was a complete miracle. the story was always told they were on the drink the night before which was wrong, they just had drink the night before which was wrong, theyjust had a drink. i took them to the hotel and when they went to the hotel, the bar was closed. clive lloyd, a long way away from that. tremendous swing, nowhere near it. the body, all the crowd was expecting them to score a lot of runs. but again, the circumstances and the conditions of the ground, i think made a lot and we had two very fine bowlers able to exploit the ground conditions. and he is out! he is caught at mid—on. clive lloyd out for one. and he is out! he is caught at mid-on. clive lloyd out for one. we had professionaljobs, we had a couple of doctors, we had a solicitor. all professional men. it
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was not our livelihood at all. he has been out cut! that was headlines. and people that would go through the village that know anything about cricket would stop and make their way down to the cricket field here to see it and point out, that is where the west indies were beaten, the biggest shockin indies were beaten, the biggest shock in sport, the bigger shock that has happened in sport and certainly to irish cricket. pakistan have been warned! the first test against ireland on friday. that's all from sportsday. good night. almost a year on from the grenfell tower fire,
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a children's book has been published featuring two of the victims. marco gottardi and gloria trevisan were a young italian couple, who moved to london to find work as architects but, only a few months later, they were both killed in the tragedy. sofia bettiza has the story. sofia bettiza has the story. the jewel of italy, venice. 700 miles away from london, and yet these two cities are connected by tragedy. marco and gloria, an italian couple in their 20s, died at the top of the grenfell tower inferno last june. it's strange to think that a dreadful fire so far away in london could have such big repercussions in this corner of italy. but this is where marco and gloria grew up, fell in love, and decided to travel to the uk — a move that would mean grenfell tower became home. marco's mother, who had visited grenfell, says she's been devastated by the loss of her only son. translation: there are no words
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to describe the pain you feel for the death of a son. for mums, for me, i wish it would have happened to me too because it's a pain you carry with you all the time. if there are 2a hours in a day, i sufferfor 25. and so, to try to ease that pain, she started to write a book about marco and gloria. that's how the knight and the princess came to life. in it, the couple become fairytale characters who decide to move to a high tower in a faraway land. the book was created with the help of family and friends. marco's childhood friend, roberta, did all the drawings. translation: this gave me the strength to go on. it's not fair to keep quiet. we need to remember all those people who died in that tower — who died for nothing. but unlike real life,
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the book gives the couple's story a happy ending. marco's mum hopes that the tale of their loss will lead to tower blocks being safer in the future, and she has another hope. translation: with this book, i want to show how two very simple people can leave such a wonderful memory on the world. i hope they are happy somewhere else. time for a look at the weather with darren bett. today was cooler with temperatures reaching 21 celsius in the south east of england. helped by sunshine like this and light winds. further a different story, much more cloud, grey skies, cooler weather and for some western areas, outbreaks of
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rain. that rain has been coming courtesy of bad weather front. reducing heavy bursts of rain as it tracks eastwards, so the rain becomes lighter and more patchy. behind that weather front, even cooler air pushing across the entire country in time for tomorrow. 0n that weather front, this country in time for tomorrow. 0n that weatherfront, this is country in time for tomorrow. 0n that weather front, this is the country in time for tomorrow. 0n that weatherfront, this is the rain later this evening. pushing its way to east across the midlands and eastern england, at the same time, the rain becomes light and patchy. it's got showers towards the north west, but for the rest of the country, clearer skies later in the night but not too cold. 7—9d. let's ta ke night but not too cold. 7—9d. let's take a closer look at the showers into the northwest scotland, brushing the north coast of northern ireland. the rest of scotland drier and sunny and much of northern england with a sunny start, wales with showers and the border south—west but across east anglia and the south east, it starts cloudy with some rain overnight. not too long before that clears away. cold
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brea ks long before that clears away. cold breaks up for the most part, a dry day across england and wales with showers in the south—west fading away. even the showers in scotland and northern ireland becoming fewer and northern ireland becoming fewer and lighter during the afternoon. here, temperatures higher at 13 or 14 here, temperatures higher at 13 or 1a degrees. and a bit cooler for england and wales. the ridge of high pressure will reduce the numbers showers later in the day, we have got another weather front from the atla ntic got another weather front from the atlantic again for friday. it looks like it is northern ireland with most of the rain. the southerly wind delaying the progress of this rain, pushing the west fringes of scotland, and the far south—west of england, but further east, a dry day helped by southerly winds, with some sunshine and a bit warmer. 16—18. this band of rain is very slow—moving and at some point, it will grind to a halt and over the weekend, it will be on the eastern side of the uk with most of the rain. some sunshine further west and
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heavy showers in the south. the americans were released to the secretary of state, on his second visit to pyongyang. mike pompeo met for 90 minutes with the north korean leader kim jong un. donald trump says a date and location for the upcoming summit has been set. after denalfi figmé‘sfiéfisififii elf thgnfiflgsf e5917 europe will stick with it. britain has no intention of walking away. instead, we will cooperate with the other parties. also on the programme... she is the first woman nominated to lead the cia but today gina haspel faced tough questions about allegations of torture.
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