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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
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 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
Jan 1, 2018 6:45pm GMT
the government is stopping that. —— your waste. china has long been the destination of much of the world's waste. it has imported 7.3 million tonnes of plastic alone in 2016. the uk sends 1200 tonnes of it to china every day. most of that is ending, and here is why. china has become a much richer but much dirtier country. it is blighted now by home—made pollution and contamination on a vast scale. the government claims some foreign waste is dangerous and the last thing this country needs is even more of that. translation: china is putting the ohus translation: china is putting the onus back on all of the waste exporting countries. you need to show the responsibility of disposing your own waste and your own sources of pollution. the band presents a problem for china, though, because it still needs the cardboard, the paper, the high end clean polystyrene like this which is easy to ship here, easy to turn into something to sell, and sometimes sending it back to the country it came from. somewhere in there are polystyrene fish boxes. from grimsby. this business on the outskirts of sh
BBC News
Nov 2, 2017 10:30pm GMT
that need the cooperation between china and the united states. i do not agree with you. if we look back to history, we will see that a lot of wars have originated from economic conflicts. china's history has seen many great powers rise and fall. and it builds its us strategy brick by careful brick. president trump's visit is an important moment for china. the host will do nothing to antagonise his guest, but he has less reason than any recent chinese leader to bow to american demands. president xi believes the united states is in steep decline and china is rising, in a power game to define our century. carrie gracie, bbc news, on the great wall of china. in the dense forests of indonesia, a new species of great ape has been discovered by a team of international scientists. it's the tapanuli orang—utan, and there are just 800 of them, which makes them the most endangered great ape in the world. our science reporter victoria gill has the story. the remote mountain forests of sumatra are home to some of our closest ape relatives. and a small population here, first discovered just 20
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
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
Jan 7, 2018 7:30pm GMT
off the east coast of china. it collided with a cargo ship and caught fire, spewing oil into the ocean. the bbc‘s china editor has resigned from her role, citing unequal pay with her male peers. carrie gracie says she will stay with the organisation in a different position. now on bbc news — sportsday... hello and welcome to sportsday with me, marc edwards. the headlines for you this evening.... the holders are out. arsenal are dumped out of the fa cup losing 4—2 to championship side nottingham forest. it's not the only upset, as league two's newport county knock leeds united out... no joy down under for england's cricketers, they're on the cusp of defeat in the fifth and final test as australia dominate again. saracens cut exeter‘s lead at the top of the premiership with a bonus point win on the road at wasps. thanks forjoining us, the fa cup has thrown up another shock result. holders arsenal soundly beaten in the third round by championship side, nottingham forest, in a six goal classic at the city ground. forest fa ns forest fans were treated to a controversial penalt
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 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
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
Oct 23, 2017 6:30pm BST
. difficult times ahaed for china's 0lympic association as their former doctor alleges state—sponsored doping during the 1980s and 90s. and the world number one simona halep is smiling after a very good start to her campaign at the wta finals in singapore. good evening, plenty to come but we start with the big news of the day in the premier league. everton have sacked their manager ronald koeman with the club having dropped into the relegation zone following another defeat yesterday. for some it may come as a surprise, others not so much. 0ur reporter richard askam is outside goodison park. it's fair to say that the pressure had been building over recent weeks on manager ronald koeman, just two victories in the opening nine premier league matches. and a poor showing in the europa league at all. high hopes at the start of the season, £140 million spent on new players, seventh place last season got eve rto n players, seventh place last season got everton into europe, and a new stadium on the horizon as well. but it has unravelled in recent weeks ronald koeman, culminating in a 5—2 thr
BBC News
Feb 22, 2017 6:30pm GMT
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. his stats, he has started eight premier league games. compare that to ibrahimovic, who has played 24 times, and even people like marcus rashford and mkhitaryan and martial have all started more games than wayne rooney. the simple fact is he wants to play and clubs in china are keen to get wayne rooney. he would be a big signing. that is why the stories have emerged. it has been stressed to me that he wa nts to it has been stressed to me that he wants to play football. whether he will leave before the chinese deadline date next tuesday will be another matter. certainly in the summer, if the stats chorale as they have been, wayne rooney will be looking elsewhere than manchester united. there's a big derby in scotland tonight as edinburgh rivals hearts and hibs meet in their scottish cup fifth—round replay. ten days a
BBC News
Apr 2, 2017 7:30pm BST
mark selby has beaten wales's mark williams 10—8 to claim the china open in beijing victory for williams to claim the china open in beijing. victory for williams would have given him an automatic qualification spot in this month's world championship in sheffield but instead he'll now have to play three best of 19 matches to get there. it's selby‘s fourth ranking event win of the season. charley hull's hopes of winning the first golf major in the women's calendar — the ana inspiration — have fallen away going into today's final round in california. she had been in touch with the leaders, but a round of 71 yesterday has left her eight shots behind leader lexi thompson of america. hull gets herfinal round under way at 20 to nine uk time — this evening. following johanna konta's victory in the miami open yesterday it's the men's turn today. and it's a repeat of the australian open final with roger federer taking on rafa nadal. federer won that day and claimed the first set here 6—3 with a solitary break. he is serving for the title as we speak in the second set right now.
BBC News
Dec 29, 2016 11:45pm GMT
growing list of high—profile players to head to china, including graziano pelle, ezequiel lavezzi, jackson martinez and oscar. rafael nadal has made a winning start to his latest comeback from injury. it was an emphatic victory too — against tomas berdych at an exhibition tournament in abu dhabi. a wrist injury had troubled nadal throughout 2016, but there were no signs of rustiness — this was the first point back on court. it set the spaniard on course to take the first set 6—0, and he completed the job in the second. nadal will play milos raonic in the semi—finals. earlier, david goffin beatjo—wilfried tsonga in straight sets too. the belgian will now face andy murray tomorrow lunchtime. murray has his sights set on success in the first grand slam of the season, the australian open, which begins in mid—january. murray has lost there in the final five times, he goes in as world number one this time. i played really well in the past and it hasn't happened for me so i need to do something a little bit different this year. i love the conditions there. i enjoy the tournam
BBC News
Sep 25, 2017 10:30pm BST
emirates. four defeats in a row forjohanna konta. beaten at the wuhan open in china despite serving for the match. and 30 grand injust six days: the british bobsleigh pilot who says she's ‘powered by the people‘ after reaching her funding target. hello again, thanks forjoining us on sportsday. a record—breaking night it may well have been for gareth barry but for the man who's now played more premier league matches than anyone else there was a harsh reality for him to face at the emirates tonight. his west brom team had their chances but were beaten 2—0 by arsenal. ben croucher reports. for a 633rd time, gareth barry took to the pitch in the premier league, a man who has seen it all before. he had not seen west brom win too often at the emirates though, and tried to have improve that. jay rodriguez regained his balance only to find petr cech. jake livermore could not find it. petr cech was rivalled in the sales, alexandre lacazette rebounder. at 1-0, the alexandre lacazette rebounder. at 1—0, the game was not out of west bombardment the route but it was the ball for nacho
BBC News
Apr 6, 2017 6:30pm BST
china shortly a meeting widely expected to be one of the most testing since he entered the white house. labour leaderjeremy corbyn says he wants to extend free school meals to all primary school pupils in england. mr corbyn has proposed covering the cost by introducing vat on private school fees. in a moment it will be time for sportsday but first a look at what else is coming up this evening on bbc news. we'll have the latest in florida where president trump will meet his chinese counterpart for the first time, in a high—stakes summit for both leaders. with some parents facing the prospect of jail with some parents facing the prospect ofjailfor with some parents facing the prospect of jail for taking with some parents facing the prospect ofjail for taking their children out of school into overtime, will be talking about the implications. and we will be looking ata implications. and we will be looking at a children's author. continuing discussions about the chemical attack in english province. —— a blip. there have been heated discussions at the united nations. we are heari
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Jun 5, 2017 6:30pm BST
collapsed and died in training in china. he wasjust 30. andy murray reaches the quarter—finals at the french open — where he'll face eighth seed kei nishikori. and it's all change for lions — ken owens the new captain as warren gatland names an entirely new starting line—up for the second match of their tour of new zealand. coming up, i will report from cardiff where you look forward to some cricket, preferably with a roof above your head. it is a big game for england in the champions trophy tomorrow. theoretically! good evening — some sad news from the world of football to start with because this afternoon it's been confirmed that former newcastle midfielder cheick tiote has died. he was just 30 years old, and had collapsed in training with his club, beijing enterprises in china — here's our sports news correspondent, richard conway. he was playing for beijing enterprises, a chinese second division team, he moved there in february this year. he spent from 2010-2017 with february this year. he spent from 2010—2017 with newcastle united making over 150 appearances for the t
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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
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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
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Feb 10, 2017 10:30pm GMT
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. 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 rosamund urwin, columnist at the london evening standard, and martin lipton, deputy head of sport at the sun. tomorrow's front pages, starting with. .. the i leads on the government's decision to shut down the unit it set up to investigate allegations that british troops abused local people while serving in iraq, saying it's cost £60 million. the daily mail, which campaigned on that story, says the witchhunt against british veterans cost £60 million. the mirror reports that a fundraiser who collected thousands of pounds for the sun of the rugby is in court accused of keeping the cash. 0verstretched nhs hospitals are paying doctors £4000 a day, according to the times. the telegraph says the apple is demanding a campaign against fake news, which it says is killing people's minds. the guardian claims the
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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
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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
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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
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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
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Oct 10, 2017 10:30pm BST
fellow brit kyle edmund. he is out in china after he lost in the second round in straight sets 6—3, 7—6, to marin cilic. a year after serving a ban for showing a lack of effort in shanghai, nick kyrgios could be in more trouble. he retired after losing the first set tie break against stevejohnson in an apparent protest at the officiating. the australian claims he had a stomach problem, but didn't indicate that he was unwell and was apparently heard to say that he would quit, if he lost the first set. it's world mental health day today. it was first introduced in 1992 and aims to increase awareness about the suffering experienced by people in all walks of life through mental illness. olympic gold medal winning hockey player helen richardson walsh has suffered with depression throughout her career. she's been speaking to us about her experience and how she's been dealing with it. there were periods of times when i found that i was always really upset, really emotional, crying quite a lot. that is when you start to think this is not normal, this isn't right, to be feeling like that con
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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
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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
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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
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Sep 25, 2017 6:30pm BST
of bad form has continued in china, where she's gone out of the wuhan open at the first attempt. the british number one lost to australian ashleigh barty in the second round in china. konta lost the first set to love, before recovering to take the second, and then served for the match in the decider, before losing out in the tie—break. konta should still make the wta finals with the world's top eight players this season. still to come on sportsday: graham 0nions joins the durham exodus. he'll become the fifth senior player to leave the county after failing to agree a new contract after 13 years at the riverside. and ireland stages their bid to host the rugby world cup in 2023. week 3 of the nfl season will end later tonight, and rarely has there been such scrutiny on the sport. the players of dallas and arizona will be the final two squads to decide how to respond to the us national anthem after the row between the nfl and president trump. the latter has refused to back down following the scenes at the weekend, claiming any protests have "nothing to do with race". adina campbell re
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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
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Jan 17, 2017 11:45pm GMT
. china's president comes to the defence of globalisation and free trade at the world economic forum. translation: we should guide and adapt to globalisation, cushioning negative impactand globalisation, cushioning negative impact and deliver its benefits to all nations. chelsea manning, the american soldierjailed for all nations. chelsea manning, the american soldier jailed for leaking classified documents, will be released after having her sentence commuted by president obama. the australian government says it hasn't ruled out a new search for missing malaysia airlines flight mh370. and donald trump tweets a british woman with the same name as his daughter and get some advice about being more careful on twitter.
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Dec 30, 2016 11:45pm GMT
guns have fallen silent but all sides remain on alert. china vows to shut down its ivory trade. it could bea shut down its ivory trade. it could be a lifesaver for elephants on the brink of extinction. and it is the last day in the office for ban ki—moon as he prepares to step down as the head of the un. millions of people will be watching as i lose my job.
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May 31, 2017 10:30pm BST
years for carrying out needless breast cancer operations. the ft reports that china and the eu have agreed a climate pact as doubts emerge over the us‘s commitment. we can begin with that debate in cambridge. was it a mistake for theresa may not to take part because jeremy corbyn at the last minute did? this is the front page of the times, have faith in me. implying that theresa may is hard at work on brexit. she once this election to be about brexit, but it is not really being talked about with people. and i've been out with mps, it is rarely coming up on the doorstep. i've been out with mps, it is rarely coming up on the doorstepm i've been out with mps, it is rarely coming up on the doorstep. it was supposed to be the brexit election. that is what she would like it to be, it is what tim farron would like it to be, who said he is representing the 48%, but it is simply not about brexit. it could have been a mistake her not turning up, buti have been a mistake her not turning up, but i don't thinkjeremy corbyn did enough to make it a mistake. the debate will not have changed anyon
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Jul 21, 2017 11:45pm BST
total of 336.70 from her five routines. china's tingmao shi took gold. that's all from sportsday. that is a very good night from the team. hello. your latest weather. it is all about the rain, where it has been and where it is going. we look at the radar picture. play has finished, but more rain at royal birkdale. this band of rain is pushing further east. this area of low pressure has given us a soaking today, and there will be some heavy bursts to come overnight and into tomorrow. for the weekend, as that low pressure tomorrow. for the weekend, as that low pressure area tomorrow. for the weekend, as that low pressure area stays close by, showers, some heavy, some sunshine, too. get the winds around the showers, but lighter winds compared to today. this is how the rest of the night looks. this wet weather is heading east and north—east. further showers heading behind to wales and south—west england. temperatures will hold up easily into double figures. onto saturday morning, what can we expect? notjust on saturday morning, but throughout much of the weekend, and it is north—west
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Oct 9, 2017 10:30pm BST
win in straight sets in china. the result sets up a second—round meeting with the fourth seed and wimbledon runner—up marin cilic tomorrow. now for a tail of determination in the boxing ring. chantelle cameron failed to make the rio olympics as an amateur, but having turned professional she's now targeting a world title bout. her latest fight was at york hall in the east end of london over the weekend, where she beat french opponent bilitis gaucher. and the bbc‘s james burridge was there. york hall, east london, on a saturday night. if you dream of being a professional boxer, then this is what it is all about for cha ntelle cameron. this is what it is all about for chantelle cameron. i go to sleep at night thinking about fighting again, andi night thinking about fighting again, and i wake up thinking about fighting, i love the lights, the cameras, the crowd, the lights, just the show of it. a tiny changing room, barely room to throw a punch, but this is where she spends the nervous pre—fight moments. then an old hand, barry mcguigan, her promoter, arrives to provide a confid
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