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BBC News
Jul 11, 2017 10:30pm BST
farming family. her people left behind by china's growth. here in xinjiang, the state fears radical islam. and ethnic unrest has kept many away. translation: tourists i met told me they heard xinjiang was unsafe, that they couldn't be sure to get out unharmed if they came here. some people did some bad things and it's affected all of us. china is trying to re—write the script. at this theatre, a grand narrative of ethnic unity and opportunities for all. there is a lot of ground to cover. the wealth gap between west china and the coast, a challenge as immense as the terrain. this economy is addicted to building but the coast now has as much road and rail as it can absorb. so china's seeking new frontiers at home and abroad. first stop west china. to solve economic and security problems with one blow. the silk road was once unimaginably remote to most chinese. not any more. in less than a decade, china's built twice as much rail as the rest of the world combined and pushed it out to the far west, towards the fabled silk road oasis of dunhuang, a magnet for the biggest tourist force in the
BBC News
Jan 13, 2017 11:45pm GMT
from china. a fifth win in six league games takes leeds third in the championship. they beat derby by 1—0 at elland road. and peaking at the perfect time. johanna konta wins a second career title, just three days before the beginning of the australian open. hello again. diego costa has been dropped, and his chelsea future is in doubt tonight. the striker has been left out of their squad for the match at leicester tomorrow, after a dispute with the club's coaching staff. he is the premier league's top scorer so far this season, with m goals, but is thought to have been the subject of an offer from a chinese club, who could be willing to pay him £30 million a year. our reporter simon stonejoined me earlier to explain more. it seems as though, after a period of relative calm in diego costa's combustible career, that at the start of this week he started to have disagreements with a particular member of the chelsea coaching staff, and that has escalated to appoint where his manager, antonio conser, has decided to leave him basically out of the squad —— conte. can travel to leices
BBC News
Aug 21, 2017 10:30pm BST
china. i've tried to relax, take one tournament at a time, see where that gets me, concentrate on training. it is paying off so far this year and i will try to do it again. shaun murphy is into the china championship final after a 6—4 victory over ali carter. murphy trailed carter 4—2 in the best of ii semi—final, but he bounced back, winning four frames in a row, to make tuesday's final in guangzhou. he'll play luka brecel in tomorrow's final. that's all from sportsday. find out more about all the day's sports stories on the bbc sport website and app. that is it from me. thank you forjoining us. coming up in a moment, the papers. hello and welcome to our look ahead to what the papers will be bringing us tomorrow. with me are the defence and security editor for the daily mail, larisa brown and jim waterson, political editor at buzzfeed uk. returning to us. let's have a look at some of tomorrow's front pages. the metro leads with spanish police shooting dead the main suspect in the barcelona van attack. one of the stories on the front page of the financial times is the solar
BBC News
Sep 3, 2017 6:30pm BST
, britain and china, north korea's only major ally. president trump is meeting his national security team today to discuss the situation. the test took place at a site in the north east of the country. from seoul, in south korea, yogita limaye sent this report. north korea, announcing another nuclear test. a perfect success, says the newsreader. pyongyang claims to have detonated a hydrogen bomb. the world was alerted when tremors were detected at a known testing site in the north—east of the country. earlier photos were released of north korean leader kim jong—un inspecting what was said to bea jong—un inspecting what was said to be a nuclear device. the state claims it could be fitted to an intercontinental ballistic missile. if confirmed, it means pyongyang can and these long—range missiles. weapons that put the us mainland within range. president trump responded on twitter, writing, the words and actions of north korea continued to be very hostile and dangerous to the united states. he added, talk of appeasement will not work, they only understand one thing. late
BBC News
Feb 23, 2017 6:30pm GMT
manchester united, possibly to china, making it clear there was interest but for the time being he is committed to staying at manchester united. it'll be interesting to see what happens between now and the end of the season. between now and the end of the season. wayne rooney has been a peripheral member of the manchester united squad this season and he would like to see his playing time increased otherwise we may be back here again, the summer transfer window, wondering whether or wayne rooney will be departing 0ld trafford, possibly to china, possibly to america or perhaps everton, which is the only other clu b everton, which is the only other club he has said he would play for the premier league. it settles in the premier league. it settles the matter for this season but wayne rooney's long term future, there is still some uncertainty when it comes to his playing days at manchester united. next to wembley, which is sold out, as tottenham try to reach the last 16 of the europa cup. they are hoping to make home advantage count as they look to overcome, the i—0 deficit, after gent f
BBC News
Aug 18, 2017 10:30pm BST
to the solheim cup. and world number one mark selby is knocked out of the china championship by teenagerjoe yu—long. hello. we'll start with the cricket tonight and the first ever day—night test match to take place in the uk. alastair cook batted for almost 10 hours and churned out an impressive 215 as england tightened their grip on west indies on day two at edgbaston. with more on that and the all action here's our sports correspondentjoe wilson. replica pink cricket balls are available in waterproof plastic. useful. we had all weather at edgbaston. captured here, lunchtime lightning. still, many dressed undaunted but hold onto your sombrero. we started at two. perfect timing is alastair cook. minute after hour after year, does he ever make a mistake? don't rely on it. west indies‘ bowling was an invitation, ideal if you're starting your test career, and dawid malan made 65. cook was heading for 200, and the way he got there was sadly symbolic of west indies in this match. well, anyway, cook just smiles and scores. 514 was enough for england, they declared and bowled, im
BBC News
Jul 19, 2017 6:30pm BST
world para athletics this evening. here's a look at the medal table. china and the united states both have 14 golds but china sit on top of the list because of that extra silver medal. the us have a total of 34 compared to china's 32 so a real battle between those two. britain didn't have many athletes in action yesterday and finished without a medal, with their overall tally at the london stadium remaining 11 gold and 20 medals in all. so let's join our reporter kate grey at london stadium now, kate, who should we be looking out for this evening? there are a few mental chances, including wheelchair racer sammy kinghorn. —— a few medal chances. but she has a few challenges from the americans. on the track, sprinter maria lyall. she also faces tough competition from their young australian, halt. australian, holt. she will be fighting for the medals in the 235 race. she will be fighting for the medals in the 2.35pm race. a few medal prospects at these championships. thank you for your time. chris froome is now 27 seconds ahead in the tourde chris froome is now 27 seconds ahead in th
BBC News
Jan 14, 2017 7:30pm GMT
about an offer from to go? they are talking about an offerfrom china. to go? they are talking about an offer from china. on to go? they are talking about an offerfrom china. on his instagram, diego costa is said, come on chelsea. it seems he wants to say. my chelsea. it seems he wants to say. my guess is that he will stay. it will emerge over the next few days, i‘m sure. i2 will emerge over the next few days, i‘m sure. 12 wins after the last 13 for chelsea. they have recovered from that blip against bottom. an excellent win. leicester were poor. ranieri change the tactics and it didn‘t work for them today. ranieri change the tactics and it didn't work for them today. let's look at the other game today. top men were in action. tottenham are second in the table this evening after another impressive victory. .. this time four—nil against west brom. a harry kane hat—trick has lifted them above liverpool who play on sunday. azi farni reports. tottenham started the day looking for their sixth league win in a row, with dele alli looking to continue his rich vein of form. but it was
BBC News
Apr 15, 2017 7:30pm BST
guard. the growth in china in the last ten years as i've been coming is staggering. if we don't professionalise the junior and amateur games in britain we are going to fall way behind. more than 70 million people play cue sports in china every week and this is where the top young snooker players train. in the four years since this academy opened three players have qualified for the main snooker tour, including gambling towel. he beat the world champion mark selby at this you's welsh open. china is doing lots and are streets ahead in terms of development, infrastructure and development. that doesn't make the chinese wrong, it makes them right and it means we have to do something similar if we have the appetite for it. murphy thinks the answer lies in having the feeder to where amateurs could learn their trade before progressing onto a new reduced main tour of 64 players. million pounds would in my opinion sustain a com plete would in my opinion sustain a complete challenge tour of ten events with the winner receives x and at the end of it some people get and at the end of it some
BBC News
Mar 10, 2017 10:30pm GMT
. they beat indonesia. they did the hard way after coming from a set down. they now face china for a place on sunday's doubles final. the former formula 1 motor cycling world champion john surtees has formula 1 motor cycling world championjohn surtees has died at the age of 83. he's still the only man to have become world champion on two wheels and four. number three, john
BBC News
Aug 20, 2017 7:30pm BST
the potential consequences of not paying attention while driving. but a man in china found out in a rather unusual way. a giant sinkhole opened up on a street of guangxi in the south of the country. but for one scooter rider, his interests were focused on his phone rather than on the road causing him to drive straight into the pit. apart from a potential drop in signal and his dignity, the man remained unhurt from the incident. lesson learned i think! let's find out how the weather is looking. there was sunshine to be handed during sunday but atlantic weather fronts show their hand quite late in the day with cloud and rain, that will be there and the low cloud all over the southern counties and indeed into northern ireland as we get into monday, the best thing which can be said is it is mild, clearer skies, sunny start, rather cool to monday, the band of whether seeping its way further north, the rain throughout across northern ireland and increasingly across the south—westerly quarter of scotland, if the sun breaks in the south it could be 22, 23, 2a degrees and the rain continue
BBC News
Sep 3, 2017 7:30pm BST
destruction. no wonder north korea's immediate neighbour china is pushing hard for international talks with the regime to find as most other options are fraught with very severe possible consequences, i think in the end, one does come down to the line that this has got to be solved, unless you want catastrophe, by negotiation. but to some leading republicans, an american military response to all this looks inevitable. this was senator lindsey graham, talking hours before north korea's latest test. i am 100% certain that if kim jong—un continues to develop missile technology that can hit america, if diplomacy fails to stop him, there will be an attack by the united states against his weapon systems. the stakes with north korea have never been higher. the ultimate decision rests with president trump as america's commander—in—chief. earlier we spoke to hamish de bretton gordon, a former british army officer and chemical weapons expert. he said kimjong—un had been severely underestimated and that action needed to be taken soon. everything that kim jong—un has said he will do in t
BBC News
Jul 18, 2017 10:30pm BST
squad to china and singapore on their preseason tour of asia, where they'll face arsenal, bayern munich and inter milan. three—time winner chris froome is still in charge of the leader's yellow jersey at the tour de france. it took a photo finish, but stage 16 was claimed by the australian michael matthews, his second stage win. froome retains his 18—second lead over italy's fabio aru, with just five stages remaining. very exciting. johanna konta says she has massive room for improvement despite reaching the wimbledon semi—final and fourth in the world rankings. the british number one is taking a short break before preparing for the us open in august. konta is the first british woman to reach the last four of the all england club in 39 years. interestingly, these championships and this time around, where i managed to get far in a grand slam, at home at wimbledon, i actually felt i did a reasonablejob with my team, and also myself, on almost digesting it as it went along with each match. i felt i really appreciated each day and each experience i got. i was very fortunate, i
BBC News
May 5, 2017 11:45pm BST
. also in the programme: a challenge to boeing and airbus. china's first commercial passenger jet makes its maiden flight. we meet consolata and maria, the conjoined twins from tanzania, who are striving to achieve their dreams despite the odds they face.
BBC News
Jan 15, 2017 6:30pm GMT
get this afternoon. china's liang wenbo came from 4—2 down to lead 5—4 and had this black to win the match. having potted the black to force a decider, o'sullivan, despite suffering with a heavy cold, cleared up with his biggest break of the day. he'll play neil robertson or ali carter next. i didn't deserve to win, really. i was there for the taking, really. i didn't play very, very well today. you've got to be feeling for him really. i know what that feels like, one ball away from winning the match. but you should win. it will be hard for him to deal with that one. graeme storm has won his first european tour title in 10 years, beating rory mcilroy in a dramatic play—off at the south african open. storm went into the final round three shots clear of mcilroy but going up the 17th, the world number two turned round to go one shot ahead. however, on the penultimate hole, he found the bunker in consecutive shots. that meant both players finished the tournament 18 under par. they would replay the 18th until there was a winner. on the third extra hole, graham storm had this putt to win
BBC News
Mar 9, 2017 6:30pm GMT
pair beat china's chen x zhu and yue doo 21—17 and 21—12 in the second round earlier today. they will face indonesian 0lympic champions tontowi ahmad and liliyana natsir in the next round on friday. the last british winners of the competition were nathan robertson and gail emms back in 2005. there were some more rallies in that match. i think the arena is playing quite slow, but we quite like how it is playing out there. i think we really stuck to the plan well today. asi really stuck to the plan well today. as i was saying, it's a new partnership, we had never played them before. we did a lot of video analysis, especially on her. we had played him before and we knew what he was going to bring. we are really happy with how we performed. british freestyle snowboarder katie 0rmerod has posted on social media that she has suffered a broken back while training. 0rmerod, seen here in a previous training session, became gb‘s first ever big air world cup winner earlier this year, and describes the injury as "nothing too serious" and says she'll be back in six weeks. but she will now m
BBC News
Mar 26, 2017 7:30pm BST
sebastien fettle, we haven't got long to wait until the next race which is in china in two weeks' time. tennis, and british number one johanna konta eased past pauline parmentia of france in straight sets in the third round at the miami open. konta needed all three sets to win in the previous round but the world number 11 looked sharper in this match, she got the first break and went on to take the first set 6—4 against parmentia. konta came flying out of the blocks in the second, taking two early breaks. she was in no mood to hang around, claiming the set 6—0. it took herjust over an hour to dispatch parmentia. up next for konta is either madison keys or lara arruabarrena in the round of 16. two games in the rugby union's premiership today, and wasps have moved five points clear at the top, after a a0 points to 33 win over worcester. wasps had been behind during a frantic end—to—end first half. winger christian wade scored just before the interval to level the match at 19—all at half time. with the game finely poised, worcester were reduced to 1a. winger bryce heem sho
BBC News
Dec 20, 2016 11:45pm GMT
in north—east china stranded by pollution. the world health organization has a recommended annual target of ten and here,
BBC News
Feb 27, 2017 6:30pm GMT
then of course china and india are both attractive candidates for enhanced trade but in negotiation, india, for sure, india will seek immigration concessions for students and non—students alike, which prima facie is in direct conflict with government plans. china, as i know from experience, is a tough negotiator and will strike a hard bargain. as she is the largest trading partner to 120 countries and the largest export market for 70 of them, a trade agreement with the united kingdom may not at this moment be one of her main priorities. the government must also replicate the 53 free—trade deals struck on our behalf by the european union, but only for members of the european union. they must be renegotiated, all 53 of them. so far, after eight months, only 12 are in play. there is a very long way to go. and the question arises, are 65 million britons likely to get the same favourable outcome as 500 million europeans? i set out these difficulties, not because i don't believe deal on a good deals can be done, some most certainly can and will be done, but to be realistic about the t
BBC News
Dec 30, 2016 6:30pm GMT
offer worth £85 million a year to play in china, according to his agent. the deal would have been a major coup for the emerging chinese super league and would have smashed the world transfer record in the process. joe wilson has the story. china wants football, it wants footballers. earlier this year, bbc sport filmed at one of china's first designated football schools, two hours east of beijing. but the country can't simply wait for its grassroots to grow. in the meantime, there is money. whipped across, and ronaldo's met it. according to his agent, cristiano ronaldo turned down £85 million a year, offered by a club in the chinese super league. well, maybe, but the relocation is already happening.
BBC News
Feb 22, 2017 10:30pm GMT
the striker will leave in the summer. it follows talks over a possible move to china. the league's transfer window closes at the end of the month and whilst it's unlikely a deal will be done before then, as our reporter simon stone explains, unless rooney is given more game time it's likely he will leave in the summer. the simple fact is that wayne rooney is not playing enough football. since he scored that goal against stoke that made him manchester united's record goal—scorer, he has only played three times in a month. his stats this season, he has started eight premier league games. if you compare that to zlatan ibrahimovic, who has played 2a times, and even people like marcus rashford, henrikh mkhitaryan and anthony martial, they have started more games than wayne rooney. he wants to play. allied to the fact that clubs in china are keen to get wayne rooney, he would be a marquee signing, that is why these stories have emerged. the scottish cup holders hibernian knocked out their edinburgh rivals hearts in theirfifth round replay at easter road, just as they did last season. j
BBC News
Aug 28, 2017 6:30pm BST
. he launches a nuclear strike against north korea and china after words with the north korean leader. that is narrowly averted by the genius intervention of a low—level person who narrowly asserts that strike. neck gets us into the whole question of whether there is a machine that is irrevocable once it starts, or whether it can be stopped. one fascinating thing with the research was about the nuclear authority of the president. turns out it is the least checked power of all the powers the president has. the power to launch a nuclear assault, one to end civil nations and the human race, there is no restraint, no filter on him. when he decides to do it, they have a low—level military aid walking around with a briefcase manacled to the risk having nuclear codes in. he gets the" calls up the number in the pentagon war room, confirmed his identity and then he can give the order. the defence secretary is not there, they had the army is not there, the chairman of thejoint chiefs is not army is not there, the chairman of the joint chiefs is not there. army is not there, the chair
BBC News
Jul 29, 2017 6:30pm BST
another missile tests, he is likely to be hit with more sanctions with china and russia under pressure not to stand in the way. president trump's chief of staff, reince priebus, has resigned after days of public infighting at the white house — and repeated failures by the administration to fulfil key election pledges. mr trump has replaced him withjohn kelly, a former general, who he praised for his work as head of homeland security. general kelly has been a star. done an incrediblejob, general kelly has been a star. done an incredible job, respected general kelly has been a star. done an incrediblejob, respected by everybody. a great american. reince priebus, respected by everybody. let's speak to our correspondent laura bicker in washington — why has he had to go? he never had the confidence of the president. he was an insider who knew how to work believers in washington. but donald trump often described as weak. he has turned to a political outsider, generaljohn f. kennedy. he could instil discipline in a tumultuous white house staff. but he has —— john discipline in a tumul
BBC News
Aug 21, 2017 6:30pm BST
service is a bit dodgy hip. i've seen them in various places around the world. zimbabwe, china... you are going to see this next one, you are going to have a marvellous time, but describe us what you seem and what you feel as you do so. just now, with a few minutes to go, it's getting really dark. the light has gone a very strange, eerie quality. it's getting dim, the temperature has noticeably dropped. and it's, yeah, it's a really surreal experience. shortly, we will be seeing totality itself. at the moment, the sun is still out. but the moon is catching up. is it crossing the disc at all yet? we have about five minutes... if that. until the sun disappears completely. we are almost there. at the moment, it's still broad daylight, but very $0011 it's still broad daylight, but very soon it will not be. well, sarah, i can tell how excited you are. even though it's your sixth eclipse! we will come back to you later, if we make. enjoy it. we can cross to kentucky now, and talk to our correspondent nada tawfik. just describe what it's like there. wow, what a beautiful day. ideal conditions fo
BBC News
Jul 12, 2017 10:30pm BST
our china editor carrie gracie started out in eastern china on her 7000 milejourney along the new silk road. tonight, she's reached kazakhstan. bells chime for two centuries, central asia was russia's backyard. kazakhstan got its independence when the soviet union collapsed. but russian remained the language of business — until now. this is china's new silk road in action. the economy slowing back home, state construction companies put to work abroad. master builder xu xiwen, delivering a cutting—edge urban railway. translation: china's advanced technology is bringing convenience and more comfort and safety to travellers in kazakhstan. if this project goes well, it will serve as a model for others. china says its plans are for the benefit of all. but mostjobs here will go to chinese workers, and the loan was tied to a chinese design. it's not just building across central asia, china is buying into banks and oil fields too. some locals say they see no benefit. in one village, a kindergarten has become a hostel for chinese workers. ardak kubasheva complains of pollution, and job
BBC News
Jun 24, 2017 7:30pm BST
accounts. the huge rescue operation is taking place in south—west china close to tibet. more than 100 people are feared to have been buried by a landslide. now on bbc news — sportsday. hello and welcome to sportsday with me katherine downes, and tim hague. the headlines this evening: a pummelling for the pride — the all blacks show the lions why they're the best team in the world, and why beating them on home turf may prove too tough a task. not the start they wanted — england's women lose the first match of their world cup campaign to india. and at the european team athletics championships, great britain are third after the opening day, as elidh doyle does her bit, with a season's best in the 400metre hurdles. good evening. it seems like it's been a long time since the british and irish lions landed in new zealand, but today the test series finally started — and the all blacks showed the lions precisely why this tour will be their biggest challenge in decades. yes, the world champions beat the lions 30 points to 15, and coach warren gatland says they have no excuses. it means
BBC News
Jan 14, 2017 6:30pm GMT
—scorer of the chelsea. a lot of talk about potential interest from china, whether or not there is a potential tra nsfers. whether or not there is a potential transfers. he is clearly unsettled, otherwise you would not be leaving him out of the starting line—up. antonio conte is saying it is a back injury which kept costa out of the game. of course there is the rumours of the fallout. chelsea are leading in this game. marcos alonso with the goal. right footed finish. and, yeah, decent finish. leicester city playing with the new formation, three upper back to match the aussie. it didn't work in the first half of the first half, if you know what i mean —— to matched chelsea. alonso scoring the only goal so far. leicester did improve and they are still in this game. it is 1—0. but diego costa. marcos alonso with the goal so point west ham, a hugely impressive win for them they have something to shout about. in the lead up to this, a great golfer andy carroll, it has been about dimitri payet, another notable absentee from the starting line—up. payet, another notable absentee fr
BBC News
Apr 29, 2017 7:30pm BST
championship final, after he had a classic battle with china's ding junhui — winning17—15. these two resumed at 12 frames all today, but the defending champion selby looked to have things won when he went ahead 16—13 — only one from victory. but, despite looking down and out, ding battled back brilliantly to win two frames in a row, and get within one again. yet a break of 72 in the 33rd frame saw from the two time winner edge home. he will facejohn higgins. he went into the semifinal against barry hawkins needing just one frame. 17—8 was the final score. the audience don't looked to too short—changed. exeter moved level on points with leaders wasps in rugby union's premiership with a 36—12 win over northampton saints. they ran in six tries in front of their home fans at sandy park to erase the gap at the top after wasps' defeat last night. centre ian whitten‘s score helped to make it a record seventh straight bonus—point win in the premiership for the chiefs. elsewhere in the premiership, leicester took a big step to securing a top—four finish with a bonus—poin
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Jan 17, 2017 10:30pm GMT
bbc that the united states would win any trade war with china. anthony scaramucci has warned that retaliation over tariffs will hurt china more than the us. china's president spoke today about the benefits of globalisation, saying protectionism was ‘like locking oneself in a dark room'. the speech was delivered at the world economic forum in davos. our economics editor kamal ahmed is there. with those remarks, do you think the prospect comes closer of some kind of trade war between china and the united states? well, the president of china made it clear he didn't wa nt of china made it clear he didn't want a trade war and didn't believe anyone would win if there was a trade war between china and america. it is minus 17 degrees here in davos tonight and it looks like the us/chinese relationship is about as chilly as that. we had a remarkable through the looking glass moment today, the leader of the largest communist party in the world coming to the home of capitalism, the world economic forum, extolling the virtues of free trade as donald trump said he wants to rip up free trade.
BBC News
Apr 16, 2017 6:30pm BST
. that is all from me for 110w. america says it's working closely with china on a range of options, to try to resolve the crisis over north korea. after this weekend's show of military might, pyongyang tries to test a medium range missile. on a visit to south korea, the us vice president reaffirmed america's commitment to defend its people. this morning's provocation from the north isjust the latest reminder of the risks each one of you face every day in the defence of the freedom of the people of south korea and the defence of america. the votes are being counted in turkey's referendum on constitutional changes, that would give president erdogan sweeping new powers. that would give president erdogan in his easter message, the archbishop of canterbury says terror, poverty and despair, cannot be allowed to triumph in the world. cannot be allowed to and manchester united beat chelsea, to blow wide open the race for the premier league title. to blow wide open the race good evening. america says it's working on a "range of options" with china, amid rising tensions over north korea's nuclea
BBC News
Jul 4, 2017 10:30pm BST
ever happening. north korea as a client state of china. it is up to china to do something and
BBC News
Feb 10, 2017 11:45pm GMT
preston. he eased past liang wenbo of china 6—1 finishing in style with a break of 127. he'll now face either marco fu or ryan day on sunday. that's all from sportsday. a bit of snow overnight, so fans are truly disappointed by what you might have. 0vernight a mixture of rain and snow coming in, brew with the best chance of picking elation over the pains, —— pennines. the biggest risk will be on saturday morning. widespread frost but they will be some sunshine around the western peripheries, northern ireland and the west of scotland doing 0k, otherwise they bloody day, a tendency for snow showers to turn back to rain during the day across eastern areas. across the pennines we are expecting some further snowfall and there could be some sizeable accumulations, maybe ten centimetres more, above 300 metres elevation in the pennines. a cloudy night tomorrow night with temperatures getting low enough for a frost, in northern scotland, and then on sunday we do it again, cloudy skies are a number of showers, heavy snow over the pennines, cold winds and temperatures up to six celsius t
BBC News
Apr 14, 2017 10:30pm BST
china warns conflict could break out at any moment. the us defends its decision to drop a huge bomb on islamic state militants in afghanistan — 36 militants are thought to have been killed. we have afghan and us forces on the site and see no evidence of civilians casualties, nor have there been any reports of civilians casualties. the national union of teachers says it's prepared to take legal action against the government, over part of its plans to expand selective education in england. and pope francis marks good friday with the traditional via crucis or "way of the cross" procession around the colosseum. now it's time for sportsday. hello, and welcome to sportsday. i'm lizzie greenwood—hughes, the headlines this evening. brighton move a step closer to the big time, now four points clear at the top of the championship with premier league promotion in sight. button‘s back — the former world champion will race in monaco while fernando alonso takes part in the indy500. and katie archibald wins herfirst individual world title in the omnium, and britain's first of this yea
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Apr 27, 2017 6:30pm BST
top four to battle for as they meet tonight at the ethiad. and could china's most famous sportsman be on course to knock out the defending champion at snooker‘s world championships? ding junhui leads mark selby after the first day. thank you forjoining us. but first, to a boxing press conference with a difference. name calling was left to the politicians today, as anthony joshua and vladimir klitschko were full of respect for each other ahead of their world heavyweight title unification fight. joshua says victory at wembley on saturday would be a stepping stone to greatness while the ukrainian klitschko had a trick up his sleeve. 0lly foster was watching for us at wembley. we heard from wladimir klitschko and anthonyjoshua we heard from wladimir klitschko and anthony joshua ahead we heard from wladimir klitschko and anthonyjoshua ahead of their fight, they were given a grand reception and entrance for their final post fight news conference. wladimir klitschko said it was very refreshing that there were none of those fun and games, the trash talking, the abuse, sometimes, the violent
BBC News
Feb 23, 2017 10:30pm GMT
china, his agent has been there discussing a possible move away from manchester united. rooney may still move away in the summer of course. in a statement, rooney has said... hull for beaten at home by cattle and dragons. six out of six where scored by the same player. it's always an exciting it's an exciting time getting the keys to your new car. and especially if you believe it can make you world champion again. that was why lewis hamilton was so excited as he took his mercedes team's new formula one car for a spin around silvertone today. our sports correspondent joe wilson was watching. at silverstone, everyone waited. everyone had a camera. well, mr hamilton, your car has arrived. i hope you like it. observe the wider wheels, you can take the corners faster. here is how it looked into dazzling 15. this was the last time he won the title with mercedes. what concerns mr hamilton is whether this board is reaching its audience. as faras i'm aware, board is reaching its audience. as far as i'm aware, my engineers are telling me that it won't be more overtaking. they want more, don'
BBC News
Aug 5, 2017 7:30pm BST
and they are regards to goods. and they are talking about imposing sanctions on china and on beijing if china does not cooperate. these threats that china may just not cooperate. these threats that china mayjust go back, and when it comes to north korea, they have already responded saying that sanctions or military threat will not work. now let's get the weather. it looks like in london and we have missed most of the showers this afternoon, fine freebie proceedings this evening. the showers have been quite potent, we have seen the worst clearing out the way in the last hour. it will be quite a chilly evening. temperatures expected to dip down into low single figures, not in the towns and cities, but at two or three in the glens of scotla nd two or three in the glens of scotland that will give a touch grass frost. it means a lovely start tomorrow morning for most of the country but not all. as is often the case, it is quite fickle, we have surely rhian in northern ireland. by that stage, it is a lot brighter for northern ireland and we should hold on to be dry and bright weath
BBC News
Mar 30, 2017 6:30pm BST
forjudd trump in beijing as he heads into the quarterfinals of the china open snooker. for you now. and join me ahead of match's bid to join the last four of the women's champions league. —— manchester city's. we start with three premier league managers whose futures at their clubs have been surrounded by speculation and uncertainty. firstly, arsene wenger says his future at arsenal isn't completely sorted — despite saying recently he would inform everyone of his decision "very soon". arsenal's recent poor form has seen the frenchman come under more pressure from some fans to leave. wenger also said at today's press conference that mesut ozil and alexis sanchez both want stay at the club. david 0rnstein has been at the arsenal training centre at london colney for us. today we saw an arsene wenger seemingly refreshed, rejuvenated after the international break, he was lively, jovial and showed little sign of being weighed down by the speculation surrounding his future. that is possibly because he knows what he wants to do. he wants to remain as arsenal manager. arsenal wa nt re
BBC News
Aug 11, 2017 10:30pm BST
and china has called for is calm. what we have instead is donald trump saying that military options are locked and loaded and ready to go should north korea act unwisely, which is a statement issued in a tweet. this is how modern—day diplomacy works. there was no obvious sign at the moment that either the korean side 01’ moment that either the korean side or donald trump is ready to back down. no. you have the regional neighbours, south korea and particular and japan, over which these missiles would fly, if north korea were to launch them, you have got everyone extremely anxious. you have two spa re got everyone extremely anxious. you have two spare the thoughts for the islanders in guam who have been told to lie flat in the ground and have been issued leaflets about what to do. there are about 6000 american troops there and the island is in the middle of nowhere but it has a defence system ready to shoot down missiles if they are coming in their way, but you have got to feel for these people who live there. china is supposed to be the one country who can talk some sense into no
BBC News
Jan 3, 2017 10:30pm GMT
the quarterfinals in china. she recovered from a set down and being a breakdown in the second to beat king. she wrapped up the match in just over an to beat king. she wrapped up the match injust over an hour and a half. gb tae kwon do said they had reservations with jade jones taking pa rt reservations with jade jones taking part in thejump. they have held extensive talks with jones about the risks involved. the reality show involves competitors learning how to ski jump. last year several competitors were badly injured. olympic gold medallist jack law has blamed british diving after his coach quit his role to join australia's team. adrien hinchcliffe guided him and his team—mate gb‘s first diving gold last summer. hinchcliffe wanted the role full—time to prepare for the tokyo games. british diving have not responded to our request to comment. they didn't make him an offer. the hard work he has put in and what he has sacrificed to create such a brilliant training environment here with such amazing divers who have achieved more than anybody has ever achieved more than anybody has
BBC News
May 18, 2017 10:30pm BST
helped shape the way we saw and felt about the world. in china, mexico, afghanistan, north korea and hollywood. the agency thrived during the post—war boom in magazine publishing, but those days are over and life is much harder. added to which, everyone's a photographer nowadays. but not everybody can take pictures like these, which offer an unexpected view, which capture that decisive moment. will gompertz, bbc news. newsnight is coming up on bbc two. here on bbc one it's time for the news where you are. hello and welcome to sportsday, i'm hugh woozencroft. our main headlines this evening: the football association will introduce new rules that could see players retrospectively banned for diving or feigning injury from next season. harry kane hits four as spurs humble leicester city in the premier league. superb celtic still unbeaten in scotland after a victory at partick thistle. but there's defeat for britain'sjohanna konta to ninth seed venus williams at the italian 0pen. good evening. lots to come, including an exciting evening of football up and a down the country, but fir
BBC News
Apr 16, 2017 7:30pm BST
china are working on a "range of options" on north korea after the country's failed missile test. at least 68 children were among 126 people killed in saturday's bomb attack on buses carrying evacuees from besieged syrian towns, according to activists. in her first easter message as prime minister, theresa may spoke of a "sense of people coming together" after the brexit vote. now on bbc news, sportsday. hello and welcome to sportsday. i'm james pearce. the headlines this evening: defeat for premier league leaders chelsea against manchester united at old trafford. delight in the desert for sebastian vettel as he wins the bahrain grand prix to take a seven point lead in formula one's drivers‘ championship. and a last gasp victory for saracens against northampton on the day that bristol's relegation to the championship was confirmed. good evening. bookmakers who have already paid out on chelsea winning the premier league title could be forgiven this evening for wondering if they could have made a very costly mistake. manchester united have breathed new life into the title race by bea
BBC News
Jun 29, 2017 10:30pm BST
. china's haotong li had just thrown his putter into the water at the 11th at le golf national in france. after a bit of a tantrum. around 20 minutes later, the 21—year—old's mother was wading knee—deep into the water to collect the club, which she appeared surprised to find was no longer in one piece. ican i can only presume his frustration that prompted the breaking of the sepp blatter and his numbers clearly unimpressed. i think perhaps the —— he needs to apologise to his blog to stop blog to as they looked on in amazement at the effort she had gone to! that's all from sportsday. coming up in a moment, the papers. hello and welcome to our look ahead to what the the papers will be bringing us tomorrow. with me are tim stanley, lead writer at the daily telegraph, and jessica elgot, political correspondent at the guardian. tomorrow's front pages starting with. welcome to you both. the front pages... we're not doing them, we are so short a time we're going straight on. the metro is where we begin. squeaky bum time. that takes hand—picking. prime minister clings to power implyi
BBC News
Apr 3, 2017 10:30pm BST
, until china's policy changed and she could become somebody‘s little sister. translation: as soon as i heard about the policy change, i was terribly excited. i ran to the hospital immediately. my second child had been frozen there for too long. i couldn't wait to take her home. not everyone is so lucky. this lady is desperate to have a second child, but there are questions over whether her embryos are viable. translation: i only have three embryos left and the doctor says one is good, one is average and one is poor, but i'm staying optimistic. i hope heaven will give me this gift. blessings born from frozen embryos. many of them second children, after last year's policy change. older mothers with fertility problems are now suddenly at an advantage, because they have frozen embryos to fall back on, where other older women don't. back home and getting ready for the new arrival. baby clothes from the first time round, 16 years ago. hospital bag ready for the birth, and she's already decided if the two child policy becomes a three child policy, she'll go for a third. carrie gracie, bbc new
BBC News
Jan 22, 2017 7:30pm GMT
chelsea side, whether after injury, a bust up after his fitness, or a proposed move to china, the subject of speculation. he wasted no time demonstrating his worth. whether the chelsea or elsewhere. ten seconds gone, almost on the scoresheet. the battle against relegation for hull made harder, losing a contrast ryan mason, taken for hospital with a head injury, the first half and up by nine worrying minutes. during added time chelsea made the breakthrough. dismiss as normal resumed for diego costa. presumably everybody else can say whatever they like. hull's second—half probably should have started with a penalty. they were right in the game until gary cahill popped up ten minutes from time. judge hull's performance by the relief in the home side celebrations. tigers weren't quite finished. demonstrating how they have improved under marco silva. chelsea simply continue to deliver. on the face of it all seems well at sta mford on the face of it all seems well at stamford bridge. there is a premier league home win in a row and an 8—point gap to second placed arsenal. to finish t
BBC News
Aug 20, 2017 6:30pm BST
knocked out of the china championship suffering a surprise quarter final defeat by belgian youngster luca brecel. after mark williams‘ defeat too — it leaves shaun murphy as the only former world champion left in the draw. he rattled in a break of 126 to wrap up a 5—2 win over home hope zhou yuelong. he'll play ali carter in the semi finals. there were two matches today in rugby league's super 8's qualifiers hull krjoin warrington wolves on six points at the top after victory over london bronco's by 35 points to 30. while widnes are third after a 58 points to ten win over featherstone. that's all from sportsday. there is more on the website, plenty of reaction to chelsea beating spurs at wembley, for now that's all from us. at wembley, for now that's all from us. next it's the film review. the film directed by stanley tucci. and let's start with final portrait. i'm a massive stanley tucci fan as an actor. i know he's directed a few films before. i must confess i don't think i've seen any of them looking at the list. how does this work—out? there was a one called big night whe
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Jul 30, 2017 7:30pm BST
news. the headlines at 7:30pm: president trump has criticised china on twitter, saying it's doing nothing to halt north korea's weapons programme — after pyongyang test—fired its second intercontinental ballistic missile in a month. the australian prime minister says counter—terror police have foiled an attempt to blow—up a plane. four people have been arrested in raids across sydney. international trade secretary liam fox has said the government would not be keeping faith with the eu referendum result if it allowed the free movement of people to continue after brexit. but the chancellor philip hammond has previously said "it will be some time" before full migration controls can be introduced. the duke and duchess of cambridge mark the centenary of the battle of passchendaele in belgium — one of the bloodiest in world war one. now on bbc news — sportsday. hello, i'm leah boleto with today's sunday's sportsday. stick around for some of this on the way we've got reaction from the third test at the oval. england take four wickets. south africa are struggling. elsewhere ri
BBC News
Aug 6, 2017 7:30pm BST
, saying urgent action is needed now to tackle a lack of competition in the market. china and america have welcomed tough new un sanctions against north korea in the wake of its recent ballistic missile testing. the chinese foreign minister has told his north korean counterpart that pyongyang should stop carrying out nuclear and missile tests. one man has died and another has been rescued after their boat sank off the west sussex coast. the coastguard has suspended a search operation for two further men also thought to have been on the fishing trip. a body has been found at the home of a man who has been missing for almost a month. police believe remains discovered at the property in bo‘ness are those of arnold mouat, but they have not yet been formally identified. now on bbc news — sportsday. hello and welcome to sportsday — i'm katherine downes. gold for gatlin — london's controversial champion collects his medal — as bolt bows out with bronze. england have been having a slog against south africa as they build a big lead in the fourth test. and they've been getting
BBC News
Aug 9, 2017 10:30pm BST
. the women's shot putt went to china's gong li xao. medallist here in 2012. herfirst global title. the norwegian runner, 21 years old, his first world title, he couldn't believe it. he is the new world champion. massive upset in the 400 women's final. the great allyson felix looking for a tenth world gold in her seventh championships but she tied up and was overtaken by fellow american phyllis francis and the bahraini teenager salwa end el nasser took silver. alison phoenix it's been a dramatic debut theatre in that solo time trial before the main event going. the crowd got behind him. he's going will well and will go in the 200 metres final tomorrow. day six, i think we need a lie down. get yourself try as well. well done. the women's rugby world cup started today in dublin with defending champions england, storming to victory in their opening pool b match, beating spain 56—5. the team ranked number in the world ran in a total of ten tries with winger kay wilson scoring four of them. really pleased to get the first game done and the first wing ticked off. it was very about gett
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