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is the we have to at least try. this is the first photo tribe, it's not the whole fleet just yet, this first photo tribe, it's not the whole fleetjust yet, this is just an experiment —— prototype. it will be really cool to see what happens. if this goes well, as well is the sort of thing being done again, what more do you think should be done?” think there are so many facets with plastic pollution that need to be targeted, and i think you can work on all ranges, from the bottom up, individuals taking action from plotting —— cutting out plastic from their day—to—day lives. and if we do that and make a strong enough message, then the government will start to realise that they have to start to realise that they have to start taking things on a policy basis, and making the bigger corporations change their habits. yeah. thank you very much for sharing your thoughts with us. now it's time for a look at the weather with ben rich. you can never you can never have you can never have too many bands on
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a saturday night. it's been a mixed weekend so far, and that is not going to change as we had dinner sunday. hard to summarise in a headline because different parts of the country will have different types of weather, but it will be wet and breezy at times. equally there'll be some spells of sunshine. heavy rain today across parts of wales in northern england, most of that now scooting to the north sea, but there is some warmer weather which will push its way back to the west as we go through the night, some heavy rain drifting toward scotla nd some heavy rain drifting toward scotland where we keep clear skies to east, it will turn relatively chilly, a mild night for most of us. patchy rain in western and northern areas, heavier rain moving across scotland. as we move through the day, we'll see decent spells of strunk —— sunshine. just the odd sunshine, and down towards the east, a warmer day of 1023 degrees. some heavy downpours later in the day with a brisk wind turning very windy in the north on sunday night. monday and tuesday, northern area school with rain at times, further south a
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bit of sunshine, and it will turn warmer. hello this is bbc news. the headlines... labour mp chuka umunna has said jeremy corbyn supporters are driving centre—left mps out of the party, as he urged the leader to "call off the dogs". russian war planes have launched fresh strikes on the syrian province of idlib. turkey and the united nations have warned of a humanitarian catastrophe in the event of an all—out offensive. new powers designed to end nuisance calls from personal injury and claim management firms come into force today. companies will have to make sure people have opted in to receive their calls. tributes have been paid to the us rapper, mac miller, who's died after an apparent drug overdose. the 26—year—old, who's real name was malcolm mccormick, was found at his home near los angeles. now on bbc news it's time for sportsday
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hello and welcome to sportsday, with me lizzie greenwood—hughes and john watson. the headlines this evening... james anderson is nowjust three wickets away from the all time test record for pace bowlers, taking two so far in the final test against india. northern ireland get off to a disappointing start in their nations league campaign, losing 2—1 to bosnia hertigovina. after the highs of the world cup, time for england to walk the walk once again, as they open their campaign against spain. also coming—up in the programme... more silverware awaits for serena, it could be an historic night at the us open despite her feeling far from her best. i am still waiting to get...
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to be the serena i was and i do not know if i will ever be that, physically, emotionally, mentally. but i am on my way. and we're taking you back to the playground. tag just got competitive. we'll show you how. the balance in the final test between england and india has tipped firmly england's way... india closed day two at the oval — 174—6 — trailing by 158 runs and crucially — their captain virat kholi is out... ben stokes got kholi but two of the other indian wickets were taken byjames anderson — taking his test tally to 561 — just two off the all time record as a fast bowler. patrick gearey reports on another fascinating day's play
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between these two sides. saturday morning in south london, england in an oval—shaped hole. here is the man to dig them out of it, jos buttler, batting on his birthday, guiding england from below 200 to above 300 with care and increasing flair. in the end, he made 89, more even than alastair cook yesterday. the buttler outscoring the master as england finished on 332. stirring stuff. nowjoe root asked his bowlers to carry the charge. stuart broad went into the breach and into the pads. shikhar dhawan, lbw for three. now india under pressure. kl rahul released a valve. the batsman who's struggled for runs this series decided there was little to lose and the game settled in for a mid—afternoon snooze. this was the wake—up call. rahul gone to sam curran, a young man with a knack of making things happen. he's been able to learn from the best. jimmy anderson spent a career luring
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the likes of them to their ends. repeatable but irresistible, caught by alastair cook and his last test. one for the record books but these were book, but in the squirt book he still loomed large until ben stokes put a line through him. saturday evening in south london and now it is india in the hole. expect a few more where that came from. patrick geary, bbc news. 0n the close of play to, india 1711—6, trailing by 158 runs and it looks like it will be very hard for them to put him many more and it could be england's test score. and they have already w011 test score. and they have already won the series. after england's success at the world cup... manager gareth southgate will want to continue the feel good factor as his team plays its first match since the world cup in russia. england are taking on spain at wembley in the new uefa nations league.
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it kicks off in around ten minutes and out —— and england making three changes after the semifinal defeat from croatia. our correspondent natalie pirks is there for us. it isa it is a chance to welcome home england from the world cup. he will collect his award of the golden boot in front of a sell—out crowd. the summer in front of a sell—out crowd. the summer is well and good, but now it is time for england to prove they can beat the big teams and prove that their fourth place finish was no fluke. it is something statistically england has not managed to do. tonight as part of the way for nations league meaning it is not a friendly any more and it is complicated. at the end of it all there is a trophy which is extra motivate —— motivation. they are a
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tea m motivate —— motivation. they are a team in transition, spain, and had a poor world cup going out on penalties to russia in the knockout stages and are under new management and lost three to retirement and it will be aced during test for england. england feels they have to capitalise on what happened in the summer capitalise on what happened in the summerand capitalise on what happened in the summer and cannot capitalise on what happened in the summer and cannot let that ride essentially. they cannot rest on their laurels. fans expect something of them and gareth southgate welcomed the expectation but says it is time for england to prove they area is time for england to prove they are a topside. teams ready to walk out onto the page at wembley. it's been a frustrating start for northern ireland in league b, they were beaten 2—1 by bosnia herzegovinia at windor park. michael 0'neil‘s side made to pay for theirfailure to turn their dominace in possession into goals, as craig templeton can tell us. despite northern ireland being on a
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poor run of form, windsor park was on full boys for the game against bosnia. and the greener whites responded immediately and should have had a penalty and opening minutes. bosnia was rattled and the timing of the challenges were in question. all pressure with the home side and the only thing missing was the finish. but with international football, if you cannot take your opportunities, chances are that your opponents will. elvis terigi shook up opponents will. elvis terigi shook up the tie after capitalising on a defensive mix—up. there was still a fire in northern ireland with a spark of hope of a late comeback. in the end it was not meant to be and northern ireland will want to bounce back in tuesday's friendly against israel. later tonight serena williams
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will attempt to win her 24th singles title to pull level with margaret court's all time record. she faces the 20—year—old naomi osaka in the final of the us open. victory would cap an incredible turnaround for williams. health complications following the birth of her first child left her fighting for her life just a year ago. i definitely do not feel myself yet. i do not feel like me. i think it takes time, my mum said it takes like a full year to kind of get back. and i am at a full year now but i am also playing sport professionally and the emotions and expectations and all the other stuff that you add on top of it, it is a lot, you know? and i am still waiting to get to be the serena that i was and i do not know if i'll ever be that physically, emotionally, mentally. i always dreamed i would play serena in a final in a grand slam and does the fact that it is happening, i am very happy about it. but at the same time i feel
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like although i should enjoy this moment, i should think of it as another match and i should not really think of her as my idol. i should try to play her as an opponent. that starts at 9pm tonight. as we know british interests in the singles ended in the early stages of this years tournament — butjamie murray has been flying the british flag. he's won his fourth grand slam mixed doubles title, his second at the us open, playing alongside partner bethanie mattek sands this year the pair fought back from a set down to level the match against croatia's nikola mektic and poland's alicja rosolska, before going on to win the championship tie—break11—9. the victory means britain's murray has defended the title he won last year with martina hingis. let's have a quick look at some of the other stories around today. it's the first round of qualifying for the fa cup this weekend, with eighth tier frickley town through after a 2—1 victory over maltby main. that's just one of the 116 fa cup ties taking place. you can find all of the scores
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on the bbc sport website. britain's simon yates has retaken the lead at the tour of spain. he broke free of the pack to win stage 1a. he leads alejandro valverde by 20 seconds in the overall standings having lost the outright lead after stage 11, with seven stages remaining. team sky's ian stannard claimed a solo breakaway win on the penultimate stage of the tour of britain. he crossed the line just under a minute clear of german rider nils politt, for the first british success of this year's race. 0verall leaderjulian alaphillipe finished in the peleton to maintain his 17 second lead going into sunday's final stage. marc marquez was involved in a dramatic crash in qualifying ahead of the sam marino motogp, but the spaniard got back on his bike to finish fifth ahead of britain's cal crutchlow. it was another spaniard jorge lorenzo who took pole. australia's jack miller will start second. and enable marked her return to the track with victory in the september stakes at kempton.
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the filly, ridden by franki dettori, was making herfirst start since winning the prix de l‘arc de triomphe last october. she's now expected to defend her title in paris in october. exeter followed up their huge win over leicester on the opening weekend of rugby union's premiership by beating wasps at the ricoh arena. the beaten finalists in last season's showpiece, they once again showed their attacking intent running in six tries in a 42 points to 31 win. 0ur rugby union correspondent chrisjones was watching. the exeter chiefs reach the final of the premiership three seasons in a row in the evidence of that is in rounds one and two but they will be in the mix come may. not many come here to win let alone score of 42 points in six tries. but they were a ruthless machine. two tries and out
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wide, man of the match henry slade also got to. and a dazzling opener. they made sure that wasps did not leave with a losing bonus point. they scored four tries to get something out of the match but their set piece great at crucial moments and the crowd were treated to a first side of the all blacks fly half but the england flanker went to hospital with a nasty looking facial injury. but the chiefs set an early pace in the gallagher premiership. danny cipriani's gloucester threw away a 21 nil lead to draw 31 all with bath in a thrilling west country derby at the rec. both sides scored four tries to pick up a bonus point. bath desperate to bounce back after their opening day defeat to bristol, couldn't stop gloucester running in three first half tries to their one, ruan ackerman going over twice. but having been 21—0 down at one stage bath fought back to 21
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all with two tries from tom dunn. they then went ahead through elliot stooke but a delightful cipriani pass paved the way for matt banahan to help gloucester draw level. 31—31 it finished. leicester, who sacked head coach matt 0'connor after their opening day defeat, beat newcastle 49—33. england wing johnny may with two tries. premiership champions saracens beat bristol bears 44—23, billy vunipola scoring on his return after breaking his arm playing for england in june. in the pro1li, 0spreys put on a dominant performance to cruise to a 46 points to 1a victory over cheetahs. former skipper and captain both tossing twice to secure a bonus point victory and george north continued his good start at the club and he was one of the score is in
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the seven try when. elsewhere in the pro 1a, other results to bring you, dragon speak kings and the two late kick—offs, in the early stages there with no scores. it's the opening weekend of the women's premier 15s league reigning champions saracens beat firwood waterloo 38 points to 5 and a selection there up some other results from saturday's matches. in week three of the rugby championship the all blacks were given a tough test by argentina but went on to beat the pumas 46—21; to make it three wins from three. tries in each half from scrum half, tj peren—ara helped new zealand to the win. jack goodhue crossed over with another, the world champions running in six tries in total. south africa are up next next weekend, while argentina play australia. the wallabies eased the pressure on their coach michael cheika
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by beating south africa. the spring boks were leading at half time, but australia edged their way back in front with two penalty kicks from matt toomua. 23—18 the final score. 0ne match in super league's super 8s — it was top verses bottom as st helens travelled to challenge cup winners catalans dragons. with ten minutes ago the dragons we re with ten minutes ago the dragons were winning but st helens responded with a late try. danny richardson goal in the last ten minutes the game. and they kept going — in the last five minutes of the game morgan knowles made the final score, 26-22. before the ryder cup at the end of the month the pga tour is reaching its conclusion — the third event of four in the fed ex cup play offs
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is at the third round stage. xander shauffele was the overnight leader on 13 under par. rory mcllory has made a strong start to his round. the northern irishman picked up two birdies in his first two holes and is currently 11 under par. —— currently 12 under par. tiger woods did the same and the 1a time major winner is on ten under. justin rose shot up the leaderbaord yesterday to end friday in second place. he's currently sitting pretty on 13 under. the leader shaufele has picked up a shot and is 1a under par. olympic champion greg rutherford jumped for the last time in his career at the great north games in newcastle this afternoon. seven metres 38 was his final leap into the sandpit, but greg will be remembered for taking long jump gold on super saturday at the london olympics, in the same hour that mo farah and jessica ennis—hill won their respective golds. he retires as one of only five british athletes to have won 0lympic, world, commonwealth
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and european gold medals. it was remarkably emotional the final round. i have been ignoring the fact that this is going to be the last one i think all day. i was trying to enjoy it and then it hit me like a tonne of bricks. it was the final time i was ever going to run down as a professional long jumper. it was an incredible sendoff, i am not going to live. ——iam —— i am not going to lie. probably one of the most memorable for me, the way the crowd got behind me was wonderful. over in the czech republic, team europe were up against africa, the americas and asia—pacific in the iaaf continental cup, a meet that happens every four years. in the 100m, dina asher—smith finished second behind ivory coast's marie—jos e ta lou in a time of 11.16 seconds. but it was a close race, with just two hundredths of a second between the pair. britain's modern pentathletes failed to win a medal at the rio 0lympics and were considered by many to be somewhat lucky to retain over
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£6 million of funding leading into the tokyo 2020 games. but this year kate french and joe choong have both won european medals and next week will look to demonstrate their 0lympic credentials at the world championships in mexico. bbc sport's nick hope has been to meet them. mastering one discipline can take decades to imagine trying to perfect your skills and five. that is the task for modern pentax leads. user with a 200 metre swim, followed by a round robin, followed by the later run. you could be the best in the world and still have a bad day and that ruins the chances of getting a medal so you have to be consistent every time and is incredibly difficult. that talent has been eased somewhat by uk sport's decision to continue investing over £6 million in british pentax leads
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despite theirfailure to £6 million in british pentax leads despite their failure to win a medal in rio 2016 but they stop potential and european metals for kate french and european metals for kate french and joe choong in july and european metals for kate french and joe choong injuly showed and european metals for kate french and joe choong in july showed why. there are five participants and five times as much kid and it would be so difficult doing this part without the funding. it is difficult for us that we did not medal in the olympics but we had a really strong past and especially with the women's side having won medals in all previous olympics. i hope we are showing them that we have the attentional to level up. having claimed european honours earlier this year, kate french and joe choong are starting success in mexico city next week but aside from the challenge of taking on the beth bell best athletes it is the problem of competing at altitude. it is metres higher than where we have
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competed before. harder going into shooting range making the target much harder. we will have to see. everyone is in the same boat and i hope i will end up on the podium. the world championships will give them an idea on whether long—term success as a real them an idea on whether long—term success as a real estate target. —— a realistic target. now chances are we've all played tag as a game in the school playground. but did you ever think about it as an actual sport? well athletes from all over the world are competing in it in london this weekend. our very own mike bushelljoined them for some training. with the adrenaline pumping, your heart racing, your hopes of survival on the edge, it is the hunter versus the hunted. in this high—speed game
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of chase, on the run from the hand of chase, on the run from the hand of doom that is out to take you down. it is the old playground game of tag that has been brought into the 21st century, and you have 20 seconds to catch your opponent he can do that it is your turn to be chased and score a point.|j can do that it is your turn to be chased and score a point. i think of it in terms of hunting. it is the life or death situation, fight flight, life or death situation, fight flight, or you have to fight, ca ptu re flight, or you have to fight, capture the person or a flight and get away. at the top level, at the boxing venue this sunday, athletes from around the world will mainly —— are mainly her court or free from around the world will mainly —— are mainly her court orfree running specialist, jumping with incredible agility and explosive speed. specialist, jumping with incredible agility and explosive speedlj specialist, jumping with incredible agility and explosive speed. i loved childhood games. i like throwing balls at each other and not stop. i had the opportunity to come and be
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professional and eight childhood games. it all started at home with a father and son playing the game all families do. it isjust really playing tag in the garden when he was young and he did not really like some of the other sports are we just used to play loads and loads of tag and then it got work complicated as we went along. i like natural movement, it is the first game eve ryo ne movement, it is the first game everyone plays when they are young. so making it a sport... you enter the competition as the taser, the hunter has 20 seconds to tag damien and this court as a quarter the size of the world champion one. there is the buzzer and we are on our way. that was my chance! you survived.
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sweaty palms. but could i when i became the hunter? 0h, oh, he has got me! so there we are. it isa oh, he has got me! so there we are. it is a team sport, five members on its team and they are coming from as far as germany and japan to try and beat the british on the big court this weekend. it is exhausting. it looks quite thrilling, doesn't it? he has spent a good job of selling it. it looks quite dangerous andi selling it. it looks quite dangerous and i think they need a bit of protection. it looks like an ankle injury waiting to happen. a bit of danger. not convinced i am afraid.
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it is going ten minutes at wembley and it looks like a friendly, though they do not want it that way. harry kane has received his golden boot being the top scorer in russia and there are scores we will bring you later on in bbc news because we have plenty more sport to bring you. marcus rashford just scored. just as we said nothing is happening, they scored. that is it for us this evening. we will be back for more in about half an hour. but that is it from us. goodbye. good evening and it has been a mixed start to the weekend and i see no sign of that changing as we get into the second half of the weekend. hard to summarise sunday in a headline because there are different types of
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weather across different parts of the country. wet and breezy weather at times and equalling some spells and sunday is dominated by the pipeline of clouds from the atlantic and particularly heavy rain across parts. the first bout of rain clearing off into the north sea in many places will see some dry weather before more rain returns across northern ireland in western england and the southwest of scotla nd england and the southwest of scotland through the night. rank turning quite heavy as the night goes on. clear spells in a little chilly elsewhere in the weight of clout and a mild night. a complex pressure pattern and low pressure up to the northwest and a few different frontal systems and bringing outbreaks of rain. patchy rain across the southwest, wales and northwest england as we go through sunday morning. the heavier rain continued to tour the mac drift northeastward and continued to tour the mac drift northeastwa rd and getting continued to tour the mac drift northeastward and getting murray and across the northern ireland's as again into the afternoon. there will
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be bright or sunny spells, and patchy spells across southern parts of england and the channel islands, and it will be quite breezily and across wales maybe the odds showered drifting into the midlands and bright skies and sunshine to be had as bright skies and sunshine to be had as well. a similar story as well, and doing quite well by the afternoon but some downpours and perhaps thunderstorms pushing enter the western side of scotland. sunday night we can see wind gusts of 50—55 mph and elsewhere, quite breezy through the night yes but a quiet end to the weekend. the start of the new working week when the mike webb high—pressure to the south and bringing some rain and leaving this trailing front behind. this will wriggle around tuesday and will separate warm air which is wafting up separate warm air which is wafting up from the south from cooler air which is going to be affecting northern areas. split fortunes for
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the first couple days of the new working week. a bit of rain in places on and further south and further south there will be spells of sunshine and some southern areas might get up into the low 20s for a time at least. plenty of twists and turns ahead in our weather. this is bbc news. the headlines at eight: aftera pairof labourmps suffer no—confidence votes in their own constituencies, chuka umunna issues a stark warning to the party's leadership not to hound moderates out of the party. my message to our leadership is clear — it is within your power to stop this, so call off the dogs. people on low—pay wages, below what they were in 2008. they're the issues we're dealing with, not internal disputes that he's trying to invent, or referring to are party members as dogs. unacceptable.
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