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doctor, and a director of the vaccine centre at the london school of hygiene and tropical medicine. thanks for much for coming in. let's start with what this is bbc news, i'm rachel schofield. the headlines at 8pm. the chinese city of wuhan closes of the men might be compatible with public transport over the virus and so it is not exactly very outbreak that's killed seventeen. specific so people will be given leaflets given some health lines and airports around the world step up screening of travellers from the region. there will be asked to follow up and this is a new virus, we do not know given that it is like flu, of the what he can do. it's day two of president trump's symptoms, is there anyway people impeachment trial and democrats differentiate i think the main thing are setting out the evidence against him. un human rights experts demand an investigation into claims saudi arabia's crown prince hacked and clearly, they've got to travel history and the viruses emerge from amazon bossjeff bezos‘s phone. and are they actually likely to go tributes have been paid
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to the monty python star terryjones either to wuhan and i think there who has died at the age of 77. he had been suffering from dementia. are risk is extremely low and a precautionary measure,. we are a he was the most wonderful friend and as i say, just a terrific person to be with and i won't be the only long way away in terms of person who says this. precautionary measures, we assume we're doing there in the latest move he had an enormous number of friends who loved him dearly. is to shut down public transport and the city temporarily, but do you make of the chinese authorities approach in trying to contain this? i think it is the right thing to do because one thing we can do at the moment is control and you have to stop you from trying to infect other good evening. people and shutting down london the foreign office is advising against all but essential travel to wuhan roughly in the same sort of scale of the chinese city at the centre of a new virus that has already things and plus it is the chinese infected hundreds of people new year celebration and will be a and killed 17. infected hundreds of people in the city itself, chinese authorities are temporarily shutting ha rd call public transport. new year celebration and will be a hard call but also be open about tonight new measures have been what is happening and having introduced at heathrow airport where passengers arriving sequences with an absolutely record speed and within a week has enabled from wuhan will be subject
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to targeted health checks. us to make diagnostics and their the coronavirus was first possible vaccines in the future. detected in wuhan a city of nearly nine million there is currently no vaccine but but a handful of cases have been reported in other parts of asia. the semi people are spring into action and the brightest is on the last night, we also learned site, what has happened? the of the first case in america. the main symptoms include difficulty breathing, fever and coughing. platforms of people who have explored in order to come up with but in vulnerable people these virus vaccines against these especially the elderly it can lead to organ failure, viruses and people and leading pneumonia and death. organisations in the world are there's no treatment currently trying to find a way so prevention is a priority. forward , currently trying to find a way forward, going from the sequence of our medical correspondent, the virus to try and find vaccine fergus walsh, has more. this is the epicentre candidates but they do not fall from of the outbreak. heaven and they take a long time to hospitals in wuhan are overwhelmed. put together for safety and we need to make sure that they're safe and more than a dozen health workers have been infected, so now they all wear protective gear when dealing with patients. efficient. and people hear the word in an attempt to slow and no doubt feels the —— fills them the spread of the virus, china wants to minimise travel with horror. sars. the people who into and out of the city. translation: the wuhan government advice is,
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if there is no urgent need, outsiders should not visit wuhan. have died from this disease is wuhan residents should not leave unless there really sad, it is still quite low are special circumstances. this way, we can reduce the flow of people, however and over 10% of the people the possibility of contagion, who actually contracted the disease and prevention and control to succumb well in this case, we can be successful. have 17 deaths and as far as i know, wuhan might not be as well—known over 700 people and primarily from as chinese mega—cities like beijing what i understand, people who have and shanghai but 11 million people had totally diseases and live in the central chinese city, more than in greater london, which helps explain why the virus has travelled so quickly it caused viral pneumonia. across asia and beyond. wuhan international airport handles over 2a million passengers a year and offers direct flights to london, paris, dubai and other coming off air, the broadcast media cities across the world. editor has learned. the cost of running the news in the programme given that hundreds of thousands along the linear channel when of people will die each year savings are needed it had been from infectious diseases, deemed too high and added the bbc why, then, is the world so concerned news said it is still committed to about this new threat? the show and the award—winning this is a very new virus. journalism. the bbc has declined to
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we've not seen it before so we don't comment at of an announcement know what it can do. expected next week. editing the show at the moment we are seeing a range of symptoms, from mild to severe, when it was first launched set the but we don't know how severe — decision was maintenance while itv is it mostly severe cases? we don't know how it transmits, piers morgan said it was a very is it easy or quite challenging? until we have this information, strange call. let us get more now on we will remain concerned. the let's get more now on the death of 400 million chinese are travelling the monty python star, terryjones. for the lunar new year celebrations, which will turbo—charge the spread well, his fellow python, michael palin, has paid tribute to his writing partner and friend. of the virus. he spoke to our media and arts one positive, it appears less severe correspondent, david sillito. than the 2002 sars outbreak, which killed nearly 800 people. you and terry go back a long way. it must be a very sad day? it's sort of like losing with this virus, it appears that a limb, you know? a significant proportion of cases i've known dear terry since i met have milder disease. there are some symptoms, him at university in 1962, i think. fever, feeling poorly, and we performed at the edinburgh festival, but they are nonspecific symptoms, the first time we actually wrote like flu, so it may pose a challenge in terms and performed together, in 1964. of rapidly identifying cases, but it's good news from the point of view that it might not be as lethal as sars was. so the global health threat may be limited, but china,
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praised for its open and rapid response, is taking no chances. and even in the last few years fergus walsh, bbc news. when terry was doing his thing and i was doing my thing, we'd still meet up and were still very close friends. and i valued terry's opinion probably more than any other. he was very, very astute our health editor hugh pym and just say, "mike, is at heathrow airport have not quite got this right" where the first direct flight or whatever, i would say from wuhan to london since that to him as well. less easy to convince public health england terry that he was wrong. one of my favourite terry characters is in the holy grail where he plays since public health england introduced its precautionary the young prince who is standing measures has arrived tonight. so hugh, what can passengers expect? there and wants to get married... no, he doesn't want to get married to princess lucky. the father comes along and says, "you're going to get married and that's it," and, rachel, yes that flight arrived here "no, no," and "one day, lad, all this will be yours." "well, who cares? " just after six o'clock this evening. that was terry's kind of wonderful drip. we can only assume that the passengers have progressed through the terminal but crucially, having had a meeting with public health officials as they arrived at the gate, there are no tests going on but they were taken to a court area and deliberately chose the terminal thatis that was even before python, so we and deliberately chose the terminal that is away from the main bulk of the passengers and they will be
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given leaflets, told about the did work. we were almost situation and be urged to contact doctors and given a phone line to inseparable. our writing call and on theirjourney if they relationship changed somewhat, we used to sit in a room together and start feeling unwell. people who are write jokes. when i used to sit in a room together and writejokes. when i was in north possibly unwell on arrival were told london, we would write for two days then get together, then work out to come forward and aircrews were each other‘s material to compare and told to keep a lookout on the flight for anybody who might have been sick contrast. so is a very complement and to report that. that was the trade relationship. in python, what situation as of tonight. having is terryjones's trade relationship. in python, what heard the chinese authorities are is terry jones's contribution? now shutting down public transport trade relationship. in python, what is terryjones's contribution? when do you know that's terry? there are in the area, including outgoing certain roles that terry played flights, we can only assume that the superbly. a lot of them based on his next flight from wuhan will not now ta ke next flight from wuhan will not now mother. take off. in the way the british government is handling this, how seriously do you think they are taking it? i think they are taking so that's terry. also i think a lot the weighted described it as a of the ideas in monty python from precautionary stance where you implement measures like this and remember it is just here at heathrow
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and just for that flight from wuhan terry and myself. everybody was and just for that flight from wuhan and ready they say, to step things just laughing all the time, there up and ready they say, to step things up in the future. so they are not was nobody democrat never a dull saying that they suggest that there moment. we would either be after is the official concern at a high someone who is doing funny. but level, it is putting in place the every little detail of one cosmic precautionary measures now but they performance there was thought out, do leave open the possibility of nobody was just... terry was... monitoring other flights at other airports coming in at other chinese destinations around the uk, which would be a bigger operation performance there was thought out, nobody was just. .. terry was... when certainly and we have heard just i met nobody was just. .. terry was... when imet him, nobody was just. .. terry was... when i met him, all i remember was the from the last few minutes or so, the torrent of words that came from him. world health organisation which has he's spewing ideas. it seemed been meeting to discuss the virus situation a public emergency has particularly cruel that that was deferred the decision until tomorrow what was robbed of him. just so we will not hear any more from unbelievable, really and it happened them and tonight, if they decide to do that, they would possibly put the quite quickly. around the time we did the big zero to show and i british government into a different remember him having a bit of trouble position of may be tightening up because one or two of the sketches, these monitoring procedures that we he could not get the word out, he have just been talking about.
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was always very professional and able to do that. and so he to other we will speak to the professor who sketches, when he was playing a different character, he could do isa we will speak to the professor who is a disease doctor and the vaccine them perfectly well. i wondered what centre at the school of hygiene. to was going on there, i think stay with us for that. something was beginning, the connections were beginning to use at democrats in the united states have begun presenting their arguments on the second day of the impeachment trial of president donald trump. last night senators were in session that time and yes, fairly soon after for 13 hours debating the rules of the tiral, that, his dementia increased and he including whether the democrats was a symptom of dementia where he lost the ability to communicate. and it was very sad to see, especially ata time it was very sad to see, especially at a time where you knew he wanted the democrats adam schiff has been to say something. desperately trying to say something. desperately trying to get it out. he was a man of words and he was brilliant with words, speaking in the past half hour and said the president had clearly words he used for entertainment or abused his powers and obstructed debate or discussion, that was his justice in his dealings with the ukraine ina life in writing as well. the fact justice in his dealings with the ukraine in a bid to boost his reelection chances. that by the end, already within the the documents and testimony that we we re the documents and testimony that we were able to collect paints an last few years, she couldn't really
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overwhelming and damning picture of the president's efforts to use his speak is... it isjust last few years, she couldn't really speak is... it is just unbelievably office to corru ptly cruel. you described him as a the president's efforts to use his office to corruptly solicit foreign aid in his reelection and official renaissance comedian, a polymath. military acts to support it. over which part of terry will you really the coming days, you will hear miss most? i will miss the sociable terry i... sorry. remarkably consistent evidence of president trump's corrupt scheme and cover—up. when you focus on the evidence uncovered during the investigation, you will appreciate that there is no severe dispute about the facts underlying the president's conduct. and this is why you will hear the president's lawyers make the astounding... claim he was just a wonderful companion, a terrific companion, so i shall... that you cannot impeach a president yes, i shall miss our trips to the bar. for abusing the powers of his i shall miss our pints. and i shall miss our sessions at setting the world to rights. office. because they cannot he had his view, i had my view, um, but he was a most seriously contest that that is wonderfulfriend and, as i say, just a terrific person exactly, exactly what he did.
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to be with, and i won't be the only person who says this. he had an enormous number of friends a two thirds majority is needed to who loved him dearly. impeach him from office, the the headlines on bbc news... democrats would be trying to the chinese city of wuhan closes convince lindsey graham. he said public transport over the virus that the president's conduct may be outbreak that's killed 17. airports around the world step up screening protected by executive privilege. of travellers from the region. this would allow president trump's un human rights experts demand communications to remain private and of travellers from the region. allow him to resist scrutiny from congress. a crime does not have to day two of impeachment trials. be committed to impeach the president. i said that in the un human rights experts demand clinton case but abuse of power in an investigation into claims saudi arabia's crown prince hacked this case, i think undercuts the amazon bossjeff bezos's phone. an update on the market numbers ability of the president to for you here's how london's literally do hisjob because here's and frankfurt ended the day. what i would say by the executive privilege. there is nobody more important to the president than the and in the the united states, this is how the dow secretary of state in the national security adviser and chief of staff. and the nasdaq are getting on. he needs to protect the institution of the presidency. so, if i am asked to waive executive privilege, i will analysis for the bbc suggests
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say no. the only option is to stop the cost of poor mental health in the workplace has increased the trial and go to court or have to more than a0 billion pounds a year. the trial and go to court or have the senate decide the privilege and according to research by the consultancy firm deloitte, here's what i would tell future companies lose an average of nine working days per employee every year houses. if you go through these due to mental health problems. these difficulties could be privileges to impeach a president anything from feeling before an election and come to the anxious to being diagnosed senate he asked me to destroy the with a mental illness. privilege, forget it. and as our business editor simonjack reports, it can affect anyone from the shop floor to the boardroom. watching proceedings following whether it is the daily commute into a city centre office... yesterday's marathon, what you expect today? it will be a bit ..or another day on the building site... ..we spend a lot shorter, that is for sure. yesterday of our lives at work. and sometimes, life's pressures can was almost 13 hours and it wrapped up was almost 13 hours and it wrapped upjust get to us, any of us. was almost 13 hours and it wrapped up just before two in the morning with the chiefjustice having to colleagues... the boss of lloyds banking group admonish both sides for not being took time off work for stress and exhaustion as worries very polite to one another. their about the health of the bank tempers afraid to make afraid at one during the eurozone crisis started to affect his own health. so it was a problem that was going o'clock in the morning. setting out around my mind constantly. it led me to sleep less and less, their case, and again on friday, the and the less and less sleep
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progressively led me to exhaustion and not sleeping at all, which led me to, like, president's defence team in the face a kind of torture, when you don't of the white house counsel and sleep at all, and i have to address others will continue doing exactly that, which i did decisively. the same for the president of the that experience helped change united states. so we are going to the way the bank looked at mental get the main legal arguments, the health for all 65,000 employees. main narrative arguments in the there is a huge economic cost coming days at some point next week, we will revisit this whole idea of for society of mental health. it is a huge impact in having your whether or not documents of people in better health. if not tackled appropriately witnesses should be produced, more and supported appropriately, mental health issues can degenerate documents and more witnesses should into issues that break families and lives. be produced and there will be a series of votes and that is the point where democrats are hoping that a handful of republicans will away from the world of finance, switch sides and allowed them to construction is an industry that has always understood the importance change the whole dynamic of this of physical health and safety, but some dangers are harder to see. trial. joining me now is the assistant jordan bibbyjoined seddon construction as a 16—year—old apprentice but took his own life professor at the college of london and the washington post. thank you at 25 in 2017. suicide is nearly four times as common in construction for coming in, this is all down to as in other industries.
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it just seems slightly out the math because the republicans of personality for them... the company named a mental health dominate their and there's going to programme afterjordan and emma dempster trains bea dominate their and there's going to be a focus on key people who might the company's mental first aiders. be a focus on key people who might i asked her what they be persuaded to perhaps vote against were looking for. if somebody becomes very withdrawn, their natural allegiance. be persuaded to perhaps vote against their natural allegiancelj be persuaded to perhaps vote against their natural allegiance. i believe very quiet, or if somebody goes their natural allegiance. i believe the dynamic year in which we already the opposite way and becomes very know the outcome almost certainly quick to anger, you know, that donald trump will be acquitted very impatient with things, they are usually sort of warning signs. in this trial, but also dynamic that donald trump did what he is accused of doing is overwhelming and i think this is the bizarre dynamic at the if somebody is increasing theirdrinking. heart of this impeachment, the if somebody is maybe, you know, increasing or decreasing democrats of broad claims, they set the way they are eating, their habits, and their general the trump behaved in certain ways appearance as well is a good sign. and there is evidence throughout the the company has introduced more administration, people that he flexible working hours, unusual in construction, hand—picked for senior positions that say he did do these things and and has tried to create a culture it is corroborated by documents, where, as they put it, it is ok not to be ok. evidencing all bits of information i lost my dad to mental health. and yet it is unlikely to make any he took his own life 30 years ago and that was at a time difference because of political when it was unheard—of for companies calculations. your field quite to talk about mental health. strongly that some of the i have been struck, moved even, by the extent to which companies have embraced their role. republicans there will that we feel very strongly but ultimately we had after all, we spend a lot of time at work. to vote along party lines and in the no approach to mental health would be complete without employers doing their bit.
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long run, try to distance themselves from their actions. this will depend on what happens in 2020 because if it is notjust human, the party of trump wins in 2020, the caring and a decent thing to do. there's plenty of evidence republican party will be the party to suggest that it makes for more productive, of trump for happier and ultimately more republican party will be the party of trumpfora republican party will be the party of trump for a generation. if he successful businesses. loses in 2020, there be a pendulum it seems to have made a difference at this salford site. you can't force people to open up shift towards the party ofjohn but it sort of gives you, mccain and george w. bush in that like, lets you understand the triggers of... if someone is stressed, party does not accept donald trump. so enjoy seeing here is a fight for you will be able to see it in them. if i was feeling down, people's political survival in the i'd probably rather come to work, to be honest, because you've got short term running up against the people always around you who you can vent out to. demand for a legacy in the long term there is a lot still to do, andi demand for a legacy in the long term and i think those two things are but business is gradually building sometimes at odds and when the a new way to tackle the dangers rubber really hits the roads is when some of these contentions folks, and costs of poor mental health. allow evidence into a trial which is let's look at some other news. police investigating the fatal normally given, there is some very shooting of a 36—year—old man in front of his wife and child on christmas eve in london say vulnerable republican senators up a man has been arrested for reelection in the states where they are swing states and some on suspicion of murder. flamur beqiri died yards people do not like the president from his home in battersea. from the states and their point be the 22—year—old suspect was detained forced to take a very difficult at copenhagen airport. vote. the democrats want to try to jaguar land rover says it will cut
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around 500 jobs at its halewood drive a wedge between the more plant on merseyside. reliable votes in the republican the company is reducing the number caucus and those vulnerable of shifts on its production line, republican senators who think, how but hopes most of the losses will come from my going to explain this flow to the voluntary redundancy. people were independent or democratic leaning in my home state that the need to win? but we can a recently discovered painting by lowry, has been sold expect to see over the coming days, at auction in london for more than £2.6 million. people will be baffled that they the work called the mill, artists are the going to be the pendlebury, was painted in 1943. witnesses that they would expect in the art world had been unaware of its existence the documents that they would expect until its owner died last year. to see. we heard from adam schiff about the trading over witnesses, how much would you expect that to change and that some people might be called if there is a quid pro quo?|j would be surprised if this is how a falkland's veteranjoe ousalice's career was cut short the democrats approached it but the when he was forced out of the royal navy in 1993. witnesses that the republicans are he was discharged because of the ban hoping to call are not really on lgbt people serving in the armed forces. releva nt for hoping to call are not really relevant for the impeachment proceeding itself, it is about that ban was lifted 20 years ago, and the ministry donald trump's conduct. i think that of defence has apologised. would be a mistake but it is today, joe from southampton something they may try to do to have was finally given his long service medal. steve humphrey has the story. a compromise. at the end of the day, it was an ecstatic feeling. if you look back into us history and i've got it at last, 27 years.
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all of the impeachments of happened, there have been witnesses, and all this afternoon, joe ousalice was finally given back the long service and good conduct medal there have been witnesses, and all the impeachments and meetings, there that was removed when he was forced have been witnesses. this is the to leave the navy because of his first time that there is an attempt sexuality back in 1993. to proceed in a trial without witnesses and you have to ask the theyjust cut it off my tunic with a pair of scissors. question, if these witnesses would it was a horrendous sensation. exonerate president trump and the the ministry of defence recently lit evidence that they're trying to up with the military buildings admit in the senate would exonerate to underline its commitment president trump, wife of the to lg bt people. republicans be so against letting but the people weren't given access these people say donald trump is not to today's ceremony in portsmouth, and the defence secretary, guilty and what is striking to me is how much of the argument on the ben wallace, didn't republican side is been about give any interviews. process and not about substance and his picture was taken byjoe's solicitor. the reason for that, the evidence there is now a campaign to get compensation for people that donald trump engaged in some of who were affected by the previous the behaviours that he is accused of ban on lgbt people in the military. is quite overwhelming. thank you for that is an important way for the mod to signal that they have coming. to really, really change. plenty more including live coverage they have to put their money where their mouth is. now 69 years old, joe served of the impeachment trial on a bbc as a radio operator for 18 years, taking part in the liberation online life page. just go to our of the falkland islands in 1982.
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website and click on the link phone he says he had to hide his bisexuality during his career. well, i was living a double life. it wasn't all that difficult, but i had to be careful what i said, hacked by the most powerful man in what i did, where i went. saudi arabia. the allegation is that the decision to force him out had it was hacked in may 2018 after he a massive impact on his life. received a message sent from i decided to call it a day, and i went to the taymor bridge received a message to commit suicide. the saudi crown prince, luckily for me, a friend phoned me mohammad bin salman, just as i was about to jump off. the allegation is that mr bezos's the military‘s ban on lgbt people phone was hacked in may 2018 was lifted 20 years ago, after he received a whatsapp message but one campaign group says far more sent from crown prince mohammed bin needs to be done for salman‘s personal phone. veterans like joe. it's claimed that the message contained an encrypted video file, a file which when opened infected the phone with spyware. an investigation revealed there is a huge amount to do that the billionaire's phone secretly shared huge amounts to repair a catastrophic breakdown of data afterwards. the saudi authorities have dismissed in the military covenant. the claims as "absurd". earlier, our security correspondent frank gardner explained the allegations. it really is a story that has and in the last 20 years, no progress has been made everything. it is very damaging potentially for the saudi crown for lgbt plus veterans, despite fantastic changes for our serving armed forces. prince because they came out saying that they are gravely concerned by
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the allegations. what are the and joe says he asked the defence secretary allegations exactly? well, that for a commitment to compensate veterans affected following a dinner in hollywood that by the previous ban. it's taken me 27 years so far, jeff had with the conference, the and i'm not letting go exchange phone numbers and at the until all these other people have had a recompense. tonight, the defence secretary time, the man was murdered by the agents, he was publishing very issued a statement apologising critical articles in the washington posts so they had an interest in what he was doing. this was really for the wayjoe was treated in the 1990s, adding "it was a pleasure to right all a part of an online surveillance a wrong today," and saying, "we should take comfort in how much the armed forces have campaign which included revealing changed in recent years". details of extramarital affairs that the duchess of cambridge has launched a nationwide survey jeff bezos had which are published to try to improve the happiness and wellbeing of young children. in the national enquirer and details kensington palace says catherine that can only be found in his phone hopes to ‘spark a national conversation' about the importance in which the saudi crown prince of a child's early years. allegedly sent to jeff bezos in it to mark the launch, the duchess has is all denied by the saudi taken a 2k hour uk tour, visiting birmingham, cardiff and surrey. here's our royal correspondent, daniela relph. government. and look, they like brussels the headlines on bbc news... sprouts, too, i never knew that. a group of under—fives the chinese city of wuhan closes and a guinea pig. public transport over the virus there was no time for airs outbreak that's killed 17 airports and graces when the duchess around the world step up screening of cambridge visited this children's
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of travellers from the region. centre in cardiff. it's day two of donald trump's impeachment trial and democrats are setting out the evidence supporting families with young children will increasingly be the focus of her work, against him. trying to break the cycle of problems that affect some, un human rights experts demand generation after generation. an investigation into claims thank you, that is very nice. saudi arabia's crown prince hacked amazon bossjeff bezos's phone. birmingham's science museum, another stop on the duchess's tour of england and wales, to launch a survey on the early years experience. it will be a test of how families and children are coping, sport now, and for a full round up, from the bbc and what support they need. sport centre, here's katie. will start with premiership rugby as the duchess's early years work is also bringing her to tougher locations. they say they will release the this is a women's prison, report into the league's salary cap. where she will hear how traumatic the north london club forgiven a £5 early childhoods can lead to jail million fine and they were told they terms as adults. would be relegated as a result. behind the walls of hmp send in surrey, the duchess met women who were once inmates but are now initially accepting, they're keen rehabilitated and for the full report and the chairman rebuilding their lives. said they would provide much—needed context said they would provide much—needed co ntext a nd we want to provide support to help said they would provide much—needed context and clarity to the
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situation. seven members of the you as mothers with your own kids and families and things like that. england squad playing for saracens. one of them was asked if he is for these women, the duchess's visit sent an important message. people care, there are children concerned about any tension within the squad. we will see. but i do who will be facing those adversities right now, today, as we speak, and the comfort of knowing somebody, somewhere know is that we will try to become is doing something about it. the findings of the survey will provide a vital bank open and honest about it and if need of information for those working to improve the lives be, we do brilliant and do not tend of young children. to they will also inform the kind of work the duchess of cambridge does going forward. daniela relph, bbc news, surrey. looking forward to the six nations now it's time for a look championships, obviously a great world cup but disappointing in the at the weather with lucy martin. final, what do you take from that going into the championships?‘ hello there. weather—wise this week has been fairly quiet. the start of final, what do you take from that going into the championships? a big experience for us. felt like we come the week did bring some beautiful blue sky and sunshine, though this a long way in during our time glorious photo sent in by a weather together, much preparation and to watcher in hastings yesterday. the reason for this column, settled weather, this area of high pressure see where we can take that. a couple sat across the uk for much of this week. now, we have seen a slight
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matches just at half—time, the third shift in the weather today, and that comes in the form of more cloud. you lester at two and up against west can see that here on the satellite ham.) lester at two and up against west ham. ) shot puts them in front, totte n ha m r picture, generally cloudier skies, some breaks to be had particularly to the east of high ground from ham. ) shot puts them in front, tottenham r one — zero up against about whilst it is going to be the bottom of the table. with the cloudierfor goal, manchester united have this about whilst it is going to be cloudier for the next few days, it's looking dry, which will be welcome kicked off in the hosts are six news of hampshire, for example, points on the top four. scottish which have already exceeded that average rainfall total. now, as we go through tonight, it's looking premiership tonight, ranchers will like we will see more of the same. be looking to close the two points plenty of cloud, the cloud perhaps that so to calve at the top of the picking up for the odd spot of lead and at currently goalless in drizzle. so it's looking like it will be frost free. breaks in the cloud, you could wake up to some fog. through thursday and friday for 1-0 lead and at currently goalless in 1—0 up and elsewhere they are england and wales in particular, trailing 1—0. to tennis, heather potential for some england and wales in particular, potentialfor some dense england and wales in particular, potential for some dense patches of fog, which could cause travel watson is into the second round of disruption. on thursday and friday are looking mostly quiet, plenty of the australian open for only the third time in her career. she was up cloud around and largely dry. again, the best of any breaks to be found against christina from the czech to the east of high ground. as we republic losing the first set in move towards the weekend though, we melbourne despite being nervous at are going to see a shift. we will
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first but she loosened up. start to see windier conditions and this weather front towards the north and west. we will introduce some rain. so, here we are on saturday. a melbourne despite being nervous at first but she loosened uplj melbourne despite being nervous at first but she loosened up. ijust feel very happy and confident in fairly cloudy picture still, rain myself and i am really enjoying my pushing to the far northwest of tennis of the moment of being out scotland, and it's a generally there competing, especially when breezy or a break or sunny spells it's very tough moments and, you coming through with a few showers for western areas. the temperatures, know, even after the first set when generally around 7—11d celsius. that i lost it in the past, i may have rain slips its way further south and led they get to me or bring me down east, as we move into sunday. so it confidence wise, but it is not will bring a spell of rain for a time. through sunday, rain clears affecting me at all now and that's what is making so strong. dan evans the southeast. behind it, we see a is out after losing the second round mixture of sunny spells and showers. the showers for scotland could fall as snow, particularly over the high match evans was competing in his ground. it's looking like a first grand slam lost in straight generally breezy day on sunday as sets and that nixon won the third well. temperatures across the and final burden to fall. losing the southern half of uk between 8—11dc, more like 6—8dc across the north. opening match, missing from the past then, as we move into next week and it looks like we will see a real ear change come away from that settled couple of tests with an elbow injury weather, something more changeable, with spells of wet and windy weather
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came up and board run 90 mph. they to come. would love the option of a second bullet we can do the same. he has been stepping up his recovery and has impressed assistant coach. board weld today, six or seven overs and —— bold well. but the pain is we're going to begin in washington decreasing and on the evidence on day two of president trump's impeachment trial and the democrats today, that was good and we'll see have been setting of the evidence how he backs it up again tomorrow. against them. is notjust a military that is all of the sport and i will might but it is what our stand for. have more in sports day. hacking the phone ofjeff bezos. borisjonson‘s brexit legislation has cleared its final parliamentary hurdle and is set to become law. mps overturned a series of defeats inflicted by the lords. and when the bill returned to the upper chamber, peers decided to avoid another confrontation and instead approved the legislation. our political correspondent, extraordinary interview from the former australian prime minister on
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jessica parker, joins me now. climate change in the bushfires. how was a quiet and seen day? many more lives and homes have to was a quiet and seen day7m was a quiet and seen day? it was relatively quiet day when you think of the years of drama that we have had in westminster, all those knife edge votes over brexit plans in the brexit process forward to but today it was pretty predictable, to be honest that the house of lords and sent back to the commons, the house of commons is going to reject them because boris johnson of commons is going to reject them because borisjohnson now has a strong majority in those amendments we re strong majority in those amendments were rejected in because boris johnson has recently been elected with the majority, the house of lords was unlikely therefore to amend the bill further so with a rather unremarkable a few moments tonight and the house of lords, they nodded through the bill and now has to go for royal assent and that it will become law. at this stage, it is all been done? yes, there are a
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few ice to dots and teased across but real consent before becomes lump of the european parliament beats to give its approval and that is very likely to happen and that is due to happen next week and a few signs and signatures by people in the commission by the prime minister and foreign secretary before the entire thing is ratified. but as things stand, the uk is leaving the eu on the 31st of january and nine days' time and we have pretty much known that since boris johnson time and we have pretty much known that since borisjohnson won the majority back in december. he is obviously elected on the mandate that he would claim of getting brexit done but what happens now is that that process is legally coming into force. tributes have been paid to the monty python star, terryjones who has died at the age of 77. his fellow python, sir michael palin, described him as one of the funniest writer
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performers of his generation. david sillito reports. they can't get the fire brigade, mervyn. will the boys' brigade do? organ plays. hello, mrs rogers. hello. oh, i must be in the wrong house! terryjones. in monty python, he was often at his best in a frock. charlie, you come to this mark, there... but he also directed their films. he was a historian, a tv presenter, a children's author, and friend and writing partner of michael palin. i met him at university in 1962, i think, and we were inseparable for many, many years after that, writing, acting, through the python times. in python, what is terry jones' contribution? when do you know, "oh, that's terry"? well, i mean, there are certain roles that terry played superbly, a lot of them based on his mother, you know. when he does the mother in life
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of brian, "he's not the messiah. he's a very naughty boy". now, you listen here. he's not the messiah. he's a very naughty boy! now go away! who are you? i'm his mother, that's who! hop up, greybridge! ripping yarns, do not adjust your set, he even wrote for the two ronnies. and then, 50 years after they met, it became clear something was very wrong. dementia. at this bafta event, terryjones could barely speak. quieten down... you described him as a renaissance comedian, a man of... a polymath. which part of terryjones will you really miss most? oh, i shall miss the sociable terry. ..sorry. i'lljust miss putting my arm around him and having a drink. he was just a wonderful companion, a terrific companion, so i shall... yes, i shall miss our
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trips to the bar. i shall miss our pints. and i shall miss our sessions at setting the world to rights. he had his view, i had my view, um, but he was a most wonderful friend and, as i say, just a terrific person to be with, and i won't be the only person who says this. he had an enormous number of friends who loved him dearly. now it's time for a look at the weather. hello there. today brought predominantly skies and some dense patches of fog for some it was slow to clear. overnight tonight, we hold on to to clear. overnight tonight, we hold ontoa to clear. overnight tonight, we hold on to a fair amount of cloud with lights winds and the odd spot of drizzle, temperatures overnight not falling too far. it looks like will bea falling too far. it looks like will be a frost free start on thursday
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but we will see breaks in the cloud with potential to conditions like this. again, we could see issues with fog first thing on thursday. any fog that does form to be slow to clear and then on thursday, fairly similar day to what we saw on wednesday, plenty of cloud around the odd spot of rain or drizzle with some more persistent rain and breaks in the cloud will be found towards the east of high ground with temperatures generally around eight to 10 celsius and not a great deal of change as he moved friday again, with its issues mist and fog in a mostly dry day with some cloudy skies. goodbye.
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hello, this is bbc news with rachel schofield. the headlines... the chinese city of wuhan closes public transport over the virus outbreak that's killed 17 airports
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around the world step up screening of travellers from the region. the international community are right to be concerned about this. it's a very new virus, we've not seen it before, and therefore we don't know what it can do. it's day two of donald trump's impeachment trial, and democrats are setting out the evidence against him. un human rights experts demand an investigation into claims saudi arabia's crown prince hacked amazon bossjeff bezos's phone. he's not the messiah, he's a very naughty boy! tributes have been paid to the monty python star terryjones, who has died at the age of 77. he had been suffering from dementia. he was the most wonderful friend, and as i say, just a terrific person to be with. and i won't be the only person who says this. he had an enormous number of friends who loved him dearly.
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it looks as if britain and america are on a collision course over the chancellor cosmic plan to impose a tax on the big tech companies like facebook and apple, which make profits in this country. the so—called tech tax is due to come into force in april. this afternoon downing street said the new tax will go ahead despite a threat of retaliation from washington. our economics editor, faisal islam, reports from davos in switzerland where the argument came to a head. the virtual business giants of the tech world have a very physical presence on the streets of davos at the world economic forum, where they need to keep the world's power brokers on side. taxing them has been tricky and is now a global diplomatic incident, with britain committed in april to a 2% tax on the uk sales of the likes of facebook, google and amazon. as we leave... here, the chancellor under pressure internationally, in particular from donald trump's
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treasury secretary. can they get a trade deal with you if they insist on introducing a digital tax in april? we will be having some private conversations about that. i'm sure the president and boris will be speaking on it as well. if people want to just arbitrarily put taxes on our digital companies, we will consider arbitrarily putting taxes on car companies. another trade power play from the us. the chancellor, for now, sticking to his guns. we plan to go ahead with our digital services tax in april. it will fall away once there is an international solution. brexit next week means freedom to do international trade deals. what we are seeing here is that freedom is constrained. it requires trade—offs and choices to get those deals. the americans in particular piling on the pressure for a u—turn on the digital sales tax. the uk dropping hints that it will prioritise an eu deal before a us one.
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that was welcomed by the eu commission president, who said a quick deal needed quick choices. do you think a real deal can be done by the end of year? we will see, it is a question of what of course the uk chooses for itself, so how close it wants to be to the single market, this is better for good access to the single market or if they do not want to align and have a level playing field, then of course they will be more distant and it will be more difficult. everyone says they want trade deals but it is trade barriers on the up, at a time when the uk now needs to make fundamental trade choices. faisal islam, bbc news, davros. the prince of wales has met with the climate activist greta thunberg at the world economic forum in davos, switzerland. the prince, who's known for his environmental campaigning, was pictured meeting the 17—year—old after making a speech telling world leaders that "we simply cannot waste any more time" in the battle to save the planet.
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we are in the midst of a crisis that is now well understood. devastating loss by diversity are the great threats, her greatest threats humans have ever faced. and threats, her greatest threats humans have everfaced. and one threats, her greatest threats humans have ever faced. and one largely of our own creation. now dedicated most of my life to the restoration of humanity and the environment, and to the encouragement of corporate, social, environmental responsibility. quite frankly, it has been an uphill struggle. but now, that might
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more now on the new respiratory virus which has killed 17 people in china. the foreign office is advising against all but essential travel to wuhan the chinese city where the coronavirus orginated. in all, there are over 500 known cases and it has spread to several chinese provinces, as well as the us, thailand and south korea. in the uk, targeted health checks are being introduced at heathrow for flights from wuhan. 00:36:22,737 --> 2147483051:54:56,084 let's speak to professor beate 2147483051:54:56,084 --> 4294966103:13:29,430 kampmann an infectious diseases
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