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CSPAN
Oct 21, 2017 7:32pm EDT
captain from england and they had a joint funeral procession with the british consulate and the u.s. navy. the war of 1812 was unpopular in maine. we were a front inner state and not well defended and prohibited our ability to trade extensively. it was a financial disaster for maine. the british captain had been in maine for some time sailing along the coast and was very well respected. he was a gentleman and was revered amongst people in maine, so when he died, they felt it was appropriate to give them both a proper funeral. there was a funeral procession throughout the city. they had a joint funeral ceremony at the local church, then brought to be buried side-by-side. it is unusual. i think that's what makes this story all that more romantic. despite the enemies, the camaraderie that people in maine felt for the british so shortly after the american revolution. what we have here is an example of maine buried treasure. in 1855 on richmond's island off elizabethof cape , a buried treasure was located by a plowman and his son who were plowing a field and came across this jar, which was bro
BBC News
Oct 21, 2017 11:30pm BST
is rethinking the appointment of president mugabe as a goodwill ambassador. highways england is considering raising speed limits through sections of roadworks from 50 mph to 60 mph, to combat congestion. the sellafield nuclear reprocessing plant says a bomb disposal team has successfully destroyed all potentially hazardous chemicals that were found in storage at the site yesterday. the death of stalin is a satirical ta ke the death of stalin is a satirical take on the dictator's final hours. find out what we made of that and the rest of the week's cinema releases in the film review. hello and welcome to our look ahead to what the papers will be bringing us tomorrow. with me are bonnie greer, the playwright and columnist for the new european newspaper, and anne ashworth, associate editor of the times. tomorrow's front pages: the sunday express says what they call rogue estate agents are being targeted under tough plans drawn up by the government. the sunday times says britain's betting industry is facing its biggest crackdown on child gambling, with the regulator demanding operat
BBC News
Oct 21, 2017 10:30pm BST
hazardous chemicals that were found in a storage at the site yesterday. highways england is considering raising speed limits through sections of roadworks from fifty to sixty miles an hour, to combat congestion. we speak to bernard cornwall on the author. —— meet the author. hello and welcome to our look ahead to what the the papers will be bringing us tomorrow. with me are anne ashworth, associate editor of the times and the bonnie greer, the playwright and columnist for the new european newspaper. we'll be having a chat in the moment. tomorrow's front pages. the sunday express reports that rogue estate agents are being targeted under tough plans drawn up by the government. the sunday times carries a picture of a catalan woman who joined other hundreds and thousands of protesters in barcelona, to demonstrate against madrid's decision to place the region under central government control. the sunday telegraph claims theresa may is set to make concessions on universal credit, amid fears it could become her "poll tax". the observer says spain has been plunged into crisis af
BBC News
Oct 21, 2017 8:30pm BST
is too fast. highways england says it is carrying out further tests to ensure it can be done safely, but the changes could be brought in by the end of the year. sophie long, bbc news. let's find out how the weather is looking. storm brian has brought gusts of wind to coastal areas and there have been a few really exposed spot with stronger dust. as forecast, it hasn't been particularly unusually windy. we get loads of days like this in autumn. the brisk winds continue. a few gusts up to 60, perhaps over the hills and coast. a mild night and start to sunday. the afternoon, an often enough sunshine and showers but with increasingly large gaps between the showers for top it will deal colder and fresher, thanks to the wind. treasures —— temperatures between 12 and 1a. hello. this is bbc news. the catalan leaders say the region's people cannot access the spanish government's decision to strip catalonia of its power. the head of the world health organisation is rethinking the appointment of robert mugabe as a goodwill ambassador. highways england is considering raising the speed limit
BBC News
Oct 21, 2017 7:00pm BST
roadworks in england to reduce congestion. president trump says he'll allow the scheduled release of classified documents about presidentjohn f. kennedy's assassination — unless he receives grounds not to. also this hour — storm brian hits the uk — but luckily fails to live up to predictions. gusts of over 70mph were recorded this morning — some areas have been hit by power cuts and flooding. and a big shock in the premier league — as newly promoted huddersfield beat manchester united for the first time in 65 years. good evening and welcome to bbc news. spain's political crisis has escalated. prime minister mariano rajoy has announced his government tim wilcox is in barcelona. you join me high above central barcelona. in the last few hours, tens of thousands, maybe hundreds of thousands, of pro—independence demonstrators have taken to the streets in defiance of that decision by the spanish by ministers to impose home rule. numbers of protesters vary according to the organisers of this rally today. they say nearly half a million people took to the streets, according to org
Bloomberg
Oct 21, 2017 2:00pm EDT
? >> when you grow up in a little town in new england, anything with less than four doors might have well as been a ferrari. nobody had cool cars. i was 9, 10 years old. driving my bike up the hill, i saw an old man polishing a 1951 jaguar xj-120, and i was fixated. he asked if i wanted to sit in it. it was unbelievable. i've never seen anything like that. back in 1959, 1960, most car magazines were black and white. you did not get the excitement or anything from it. >> who taught you how to drive? >> so many houses had abandoned cars in their field, and there was one in a field you my friends house. and when we were kids, we would go over there and work on it. we got it running and we just drive around the fields all day. my mom would sit in the kitchen window and watch us. ok, i did all right. >> once you started making real money, did you finally buy a special car to purchase? >> the first car i bought when i can to california was my 1955 buick roadmaster, which i still have. i got off the plane. i had no place to live. in california, you need a car before you have a place to live. i b
CSPAN
Oct 21, 2017 1:09pm EDT
university of new england winter writers collection. the special library collection of unique materials with women in maine. it is at the university of new england. and it was founded in 1959. we think it's really important to document the everyday life of women and their diaries are wonderful ways to do that. sometimes perhaps but they don't contain. so the first example that i want to share is a diary written by eleanor hamlin from portland this diary is from the 1940s and it's unremarkable nest. january 51945. cloudy and rainy downtown. that jim i'm assuming this is her son and brought him home to listen to president truman's message to congress. rested for a while and then helen became in the afternoon. unremarkable and yet showing how these people are clearly engaged in the world around them living their everyday lives. one of the two claimants to having the first reads to the north pole. and it recorded the experience it was recorded and photographed she also kept a journal in which she documented the aspects of the experience so on her second journey to greenland she was in fact
CSPAN
Oct 21, 2017 1:00pm EDT
next we feature the university of new england winter writers collection. the special library collection of unique materials with women in maine. it is at the university of new england. and it was founded in 1959.
CSPAN
Oct 21, 2017 12:53pm EDT
england, but it's specifically understood to be the penobscot region in the state of maine. the maine historical society is the third oldest state historical society in the united states. we are dedicated to the history of maine as well as early new england and maritime canada. we've been collecting since 1822. we were at boden college for the first few decades of our existence, and then in the 1870s we moved to portland. we moved around a bit, portland public library at city hall, and when we acquired the wadsworth longfellow house after 1901, we built this library, and we have been at this location since 1907. our collections, we say we have over two million pages of manuscript which is a unique measurement. we have over 300,000 photographs. we also collect extensively on maps, broadsides, early newspapers, pamphlets, glass plates and lantern slides, engineer drawings and architectural drawings specifically from maine itself. this particular item here is a 1631, essentially, a deed or a patent to provide lands from fehr man doe gorgeous who's -- fernando gorgeous who's considered to
CSPAN
Oct 21, 2017 12:43pm EDT
years decrying the shakers? models of new england farm life and history. yet as i read her text, i realized this isn't a woman who's insane, this is a woman who's angry. this was a woman who was placed in an untenable position as a woman in american society in the first decades of the 19th century. the more i read, the more i realized this was more to this story than an angry woman trying to retrieve her children. mary and joseph dyer were new hampshire farmers living in the earliest years of the 19th century. at that time new hampshire, especially in the far north, was still a frontier. and they were seeking security in an uncertain world. and they found it in religion. they became early converts to the religious group known as the shakers. the shakers are an american communal sectarian group. they are protestant in their orientation. they live separate from the world and believe that they are recreating the life of christ on earth. salvation is here and present to the shakers. they live communeally, they live celibately, and they live in their own communities. mary and joseph liv
CSPAN
Oct 21, 2017 12:27pm EDT
fellow new englanders, you know, we are on the eve of war again, a civil war is coming. our grandparents were ready when the call came 80 years ago, we're going to have to be ready when it comes again. so why he chose paul revere out of any of the other figures he might have chosen is not really known. we don't think that his grandfather ever talked to henry about paul revere. we don't know that he ever really talked to him about the war at all. but it's interesting, i think, to note that henry's grandfather would have seen paul revere remembered in a very different way from the way his grandson would have him remembered. henry started to show an interest in becoming a writer at a very young age, from his childhood. his, he published his first poem when he was 13 years old, "the battle of lovells pond," which he wrote here at this house. after he graduated from boden college, he would have been about 18 or 19 years old, he told his father that's what he wanted to do. he wanted to be a writer. so i think he kind of always knew that was, that was his dream, that was his passion. so this ro
CSPAN
Oct 21, 2017 12:18pm EDT
, but when they first explored this area, they wrote back the england that there were so many islands out there that they matched the days of the year. so they became known as the calendar islands. >> what did people do, did people live out on these islands? is it just recreation? is it for the summertime only? >> the larger islands have year-round populations, for the most part. there's a lot of summer cottages as well. the smaller islands are for recreation. there's a lot of fortifications out there because this was the head of american operations during world war ii, and it's also the nearest seaport to both europe and africa. >> tell me about the neighborhood. i see the portland observatory. >> it's one of the rare buildings that actually survived the fire. it's not a lighthouse, although it looks like one. it was built to alert people when ships were coming in. and so the owner had the workers on top pouring water down the side so it didn't burn. talk about hazard pay for that job. >> wow, yeah. >> this area was very much, obviously after the fire, everyone moved to the west end
BBC News
Oct 21, 2017 5:00pm BST
through motorway roadworks in england to reduce congestion. also this hour — storm brian hits the uk but luckily fails to live up to predictions. gusts of over 70mph were recorded this morning — some areas have been hit by power cuts and flood warnings. and two late goals saw chelsea come from behind to beat watford 4—2 huddersfield beat manchester united. good afternoon and welcome to bbc news. the spanish prime minister, mariano rajoy, has announced steps to remove the current administration in catalonia and to hold fresh elections there as soon as possible. he warned of economic disaster if the region's separatists tim willcox is in barcelona. iam standing i am standing in the centre of barcelona, leading down to... organisers have predicted up to1 million protesters out on the streets today. i don't think we have quite that number but possibly a couple of hundred thousand. all these people coming out to demonstrate against a decision by mariano rajoy, the spanish by minister, after a crisis cabinet meeting to impose home rule, direct rule from madrid, on this region. the f
BBC News
Oct 21, 2017 3:30pm BST
in england under plans aimed at reducing congestion. storm brian has hit the uk with gale—force winds and high seas — though the weather is not as bad as predicted. now on bbc news, former bbc weather presenter michael fish presents a special programme in which he retraces the route of the great storm of 1987 from dorset to sussex. i'm michael fish and i was a bbc weatherman for over a0 years. there's been a lot of snow in eastern parts of the country overnight and still quite a lot to come. # the sun always shines on tv... and in october 1987, i drove an austin maestro. we gave the forecast in fahrenheit as well as celsius. nothing but bad news. if anything, trouble with the wind today, as you might say. and then, of course there was this... earlier on today, a woman apparently rang the bbc and said there was a hurricane on the way. well, if you are watching, don't worry, there isn't... i've become forever linked with what followed. the worst storms for hundreds of years hit the south of england early this morning, killing a dozen people and bringing the whole south—east to
CSPAN
Oct 21, 2017 9:47am EDT
revolution and advocates of early government activity in england, in government including the utilitarians and jeremy bentham, john stewart mill. i would say adam smith was definitely of the classical liberal school rather than the contemporary libertarian school. smith saw that society was not desirable when it was divided between a very few rich and many poor. that's kind of the society that we have now in the united states. that's different than the society that our founders envisioned and that our founders advocated. there's no question that if george washington and thomas jefferson and john adams and james madison and thomas paine and benjamin franklin were here today, they'd be advocating more equality in american society. they wouldn't say a society in which the top 1% have 42% of the wealth, on their way to 50%, and the bottom 50% have 1% of wealth, that that was a good society. that wasn't their view at all. they thought that government too often became the servant of the wealthy and the powerful, and that was the opposition to government. it wasn't that in government the poor ten
FOX Business
Oct 21, 2017 9:30am EDT
a train to san francisco. and then they shipped it all the way to england for smelting. and they still make money on it. >> but, not long after the discovery came, a worldwide economic downturn. >> they canceled all the plants. so it became a very, very small worked mine. there were 14 guys and a blacksmith shop here. >> interest has been ignited a few more times over the decades, 1937 and again, 1963, when a geologist wrote that, if properly handled, it is destined to become one of the profitable mines of arizona. >> okay, we're gonna go inside now. but, before we go in, let's get some helmets on. >> all right. might be little falling rocks once in a while. >> there you go. never know. >> okay. >> and you see that these are where railroad ties used to be. and you see these little blue pieces? this is where the mining companies did assays. and they'd mark that with a location as they mapped the mine. >> one factor you have to look at is that the early miners got the easiest gold and the richest gold first. and anything else takes a lot more work. >> well, we're in the middle of t
DW
Oct 21, 2017 3:30pm CEST
he died but his letter is going under the hammer in england more about that and express but first a new aquatic attraction in switzerland. it's set to make a splash when it opens in ms and switzerland on saturday europe's largest freshwater aquarium and to re re i'm a clatter this. week it is this phase when i use the majority of the species we have here are threatened or endangered species so wife often referred to this as a kind of noah's ark for twenty seventeen we're not going nowhere he said. visitors can explore forty six aquariums and terrariums on two floors home to some ten thousand fish and one hundred reptiles the displays offer a fascinating window on the freshwater for a five continents. it's most probably the only letter that sank with the titanic and survived now the note penned the day before the luxury liner went down in one thousand twelve it's set to be auctioned off. the course simply what we're talking about is the ultimate letter from the titanic those bearing the scars from the immersion in the cold north atlantic. the letter was written on titanic letterhead
BBC News
Oct 21, 2017 12:30pm BST
out of northern ireland, north wales, north—west england and south—west scotland. frequent downpours heading into south—west england. frequent showers in southern england, south—east england. inland there will some sunshine. showers into east anglia this afternoon. a spell of rain in north wales, north—west england. sunny spells and sharers in northern ireland. wetter in south—west scotland. —— showers. the winds not as strong as they are across the uk. for tonight, in northern england, northern ireland and southern scotla nd northern ireland and southern scotland is an winds will pick up. still with bands wet weather circulating around, it is wet at times overnight. not necessarily all the time. still a lot of rain fitting into north—west england. even into sunday morning. a wet start for some. south west got scotland, north—west wales, moving to the midlands into east anglia as we go through the morning. the trend will be for things to turn a bit drier, bit brighter. although still a blustery day, the winds will ease. it will feel cooler. on monday, lighter winds. a
BBC News
Oct 21, 2017 10:00am BST
england as far as the midlands. speed limits through motorway roadworks could be raised from 50 to 60 miles per hour. the proposed changes follow trials by highways england which showed drivers feel safer at higher speeds. jon donnison reports. roadworks and mile after mile of little orange cones are the bane of many driver's lives. the current speed limit when passing through motorway roadworks is 50 mph, but highways england says that could be increased to up to 60. it follows trials where drivers were fitted with heartrate monitors to measure stress levels, driving through roadworks at different speeds. 60% of participants recorded a decrease in average heart rates in the 60 mph trial zone. in the 55 mph zone, the decrease was 56%. some drivers said they were more relaxed at higher speeds because it allowed them to accelerate away from large lorries. but ucatt, the union representing road workers, has described the plans as a deadly version of wacky races, which would make dangerous work areas twice as dangerous. highways england says it is carrying out further tests, but the chang
ALJAZ
Oct 21, 2017 11:00am +03
saturday then it will be gradually tracking its way across the northern parts of england and then eventually on sunday working its way steadily eastwards but still very intense winds as edges its way eastwards away from the british isles is also affecting the weather rain wise as well as with some very squishy showers mixed in with that system you see this leading edge of the unsettled weather as well that stretches across the alps lots of snow here and the making its way down through italy as well to the east of that it is largely fine and dry but certainly a lot cooler than it has been to as a maximum there in moscow and i mean eight in kiev a bit further south there's also been some rather lively showers here particularly across parts of lots of lightning out of this system this one though is fading to make way for the next one that's working its way towards us so for some of us in area in the northern parts of tunis yeah they could be one or two well the lively showers there on sunday towards the west fine force in robot will be at around twenty five and cairo will see a maxim
NBC
Oct 21, 2017 12:37am PDT
motion sickness, and i'm also like a true die in the womb new yorker. like, i'm not a new englander like you. so, the idea of motion sickness on a ferry is terrifying. and then at one point, the boat stopped, we hit something and the captain came on. and i can't do the accent but he was like, "sorry everybody, we hit a lobster pot. don't worry, this happens all the time." >> seth: yeah. [ light laughter ] >> nothing about that was reassuring. also, i thought a lobster pot was that thing in "annie hall." i really am a new york jew. [ light laughter ] like, i thought it was like a physical pot where you drop a lobster in. it's like a cage or something? >> seth: yeah, well you have to, catch the lobsters first, and then you put them in the other pot. >> hmm, sounds suspicious. [ laughter ] >> seth: yeah, it does. even as i said it, i'm like, "this is crazy. i'm making this up." >> they're indigenous to -- and we both know that, yeah. >> seth: so you filmed in l.a. >> yes, for the finale. >> seth: for the finale. >> billy and julie try to move out to l.a. we fail miserably. >> seth: this is
BBC News
Oct 21, 2017 5:00am BST
' time. president trump has drawn fierce criticism by linking a recorded increase in crimes in england and wales to islamist terrorism. critics said his post on twitter had misinterpreted the statistics, which were released on thursday. 0ur north america editor, jon sopel, reports from washington. it was just before dawn, when most of america was still sleeping that the president suddenly tweeted about britain's crime figures. giving the impression that this was from an official report, the president used quotation marks. the figures he referred to were, in fact, just for england and wales, and nowhere in the crime survey is the phrase used "radical islamic terror". nevertheless, his tweet will have a resonance for many people in the united states. because the president's ban on people travelling from several muslim countries has failed again. it will have to come here to the supreme court to be resolved, after it was blocked by lower courts earlier this week. but in the last 2a hours, two former presidents, without mentioning donald trump's name, took aim and fired an unmistakable bro
BBC News
Oct 21, 2017 3:30am BST
improve traffic flows, according to highways england. and the express leads with storm brian which is expected to bring gales of up to 80mph to the uk in the next 2a hours. in a few minutes it'll be newswatch. but first, here's click. this weekend, the world's toughest sailing race begins. held every three years, the volvo ocean race starts in alicante, in spain, and ends in the hague, in the netherlands. now, that doesn't actually sound very far. but, in the middle, there is the small matter of 16,000 nautical miles, taking in 12 cities in six continents. and, with broken masts, capsizes and icebergs almost guaranteed, this is no luxury cruise. to try and make this journey even possible, technology inevitably raise its head. technology inevitably rears its head. these are some of the most advanced sailing yachts ever designed, and we were given special access to one of them during crew training. 22 october sees the most extreme offshore event in the world began. we're just testing if we can figure out trying to sail through that wind. we're struggling at the moment to try and make th
BBC News
Oct 21, 2017 1:00am BST
criticism by linking a recorded increase in crimes in england and wales to islamist terrorism. critics said his post on twitter had misinterpreted the statistics which were released on thursday. 0ur north america editor, jon sopel, reports from washington. it was just before dawn when most of america was still sleeping when donald trump suddenly tweets about the british crime rate. well, he called it the uk crime rate, as you say, it was about england and wales. but it was using quotation marks — quote — united kingdom crime rises 13% annually amid spread of radical islamic terror — close quotes. the figures he referred to were, in fact, just for england and wales, and nowhere in the crime survey is the phrase used "radical islamic terror". nevertheless, his tweet will have a resonance for many people in the united states. because the president's ban on people travelling from several muslim countries has failed again. it will have to come here to the supreme court to be resolved, after it was blocked by lower courts earlier this week. but in the last 2a hours, two former
BBC News
Oct 21, 2017 12:00am BST
, just for england and wales, and nowhere in the crime survey is the phrase used "radical islamic terror". nevertheless, his tweet will have a resonance for many people in the united states. because the president's ban on people travelling from several muslim countries has failed again. it will have to come here to the supreme court to be resolved, after it was blocked by lower courts earlier this week. but in the last 2a hours, two former presidents, without mentioning donald trump's name, took aim and fired an unmistakable broadside. bigotry seems in emboldened. 0ur politics seems more vulnerable to conspiracy theories and outright fabrication. we've got folks who are deliberately trying to make folks angry. to demonise people who have different ideas. to get the base all riled up, because it provides a short—term tactical advantage. and there was friendly fire, too. this is the republican speaker of the house, paul ryan, at a charity dinner. i know last year that donald trump offended some people. i know his comments, according to critics, went too far. some said it was unbec
BBC News
Oct 20, 2017 11:45pm BST
at the london stadium. more controversy for the fa as the england women's goalkeeping coach is sent home after allegations of inappropriate api. and bath beat the scarlets to go top of their pool in the europeans champions cup. also in the europeans champions cup. also in the show, sebastian vettel finds it tough in texas. more than half a second slower in practice. lewis hamilton could wrap up the championship at the weekend. lots to tell you about this evening. starting with the premier league football. ryton won their first away game of the season in style, beating west ham 3—0. —— brighton. they were ahead after ten minutes thanks to glenn murray's first goal of the season. glenn murray's first goal of the season. west ham were bent punished again moments before the break. he won't forget his first strike of the campaign. murray claimed his second from the spot with a quarter of an hour to from the spot with a quarter of an hourto go, from the spot with a quarter of an hour to go, after he was fouled. west ham have dropped the 17th in the table, increasing the pressure on
DW
Oct 20, 2017 11:30pm CEST
history the town fathers sided with england during the hundred years war. now works it has once again driven a wedge between the british and the french one reason is that the pound has fallen in value by some fifteen percent against the euro since the referendum that's hit the many british retirees here particularly the following we don't have enough money to buy things or eat out it's all for us we'll have to wait a year or two longer to buy a new car than what to retirees like paul brown are looking for ways to compensate for this loss of buying power in the future tim richardson will likely not be marketing his wines in britain due to the exchange rate they've simply become too expensive for most people there instead he selling his wine locally other british entrepreneurs are making similar plans you know. we had no increase in the number of people wanting to leave england while they still can't. let you know. the state of the pound would if it continues to fall and doesn't rally again it might be the time to start looking elsewhere to put that from a business standpoint bein
BBC News
Oct 20, 2017 9:30pm BST
good start wind could be a cause was a minor coastal flooding,, a good start to eastern england and scotland. 12 showers in the afternoon. showers are more frequent and could merge into longer spells of rain in the west. it is the ever west england, and temperatures will be on the slide, it's good to feel a bit cooler anyway given the strength of the wind. the wind was only use down. still a bloodstream night, storm brian will push out into the north sea. that will drag the winds in from the north—west. that will mean western scotland, western england, north—west wales will season frequent showers. but the buzz of rain in the morning. some dry and brittle whether developing in the afternoon, particularly as this out and the use, and the winds will use down, but it will feel rather cool, and the showers will be with you, outbreaks of rain nine or 10 degrees in the hills or the north—west of the country, and at best around 1516... sunday night, they go, what is left of this storm brian, pushing in whether france, pushing erratically eastwards across the country on monday, but th
ABC
Oct 20, 2017 4:00pm EDT
activity today as high pressure is dominating our region. we are clear dry and quiet from new england down across the midatlantic region. we're tapping into a northwesterly wind flow so it suppresses the cloud cover today and dries out the atmosphere as well. for the rest of tonight it is clear, it's calm, it's not too chilly. we'll drop down to 42 in allentown, 52 in philadelphia, 51 degrees in cape may and 51 degrees in dover for the overnight low. look up in the sky tonight because we've got some meteors taking place. you can see up to 20 meteors an hour and something else to keep in mind, no moonlight to obscure what you could see up in the sky. the moon will be illuminated by about 1 percent so we certainly have good viewing conditions and the best time to view this will be from midnight to dawn. it's peaking tonight and into early tomorrow morning. for the start of our weekend, we're looking pretty good, even warmer tomorrow. 8 o'clock in the morning we've got a number of 52. as we get into the lunchtime hour, temperatures will be in the middle and upper 70's across much of the
BBC News
Oct 20, 2017 8:45pm BST
rain in the west this evening, blustery winds as well and whilst it is across the west of england and wales and northern ireland, it will push into scotland later. clear skies after that with a scattering of showers and the winds start to pick up. temperatures tonight into single figures and in the countryside, clear skies, a fresh start to saturday and particularly windy one in the south west. the peak of the winds will be during the morning across coastal parts of wales, the south of england, gaels england, we could winds gusting up to 70 mph impacting on travel and with spring tides, and the strong winds combined, we will see some minor coastal flooding. blustery conditions elsewhere but to begin with, the winds in northern scotla nd begin with, the winds in northern scotland are light, in the east of thing and, dry and bright morning. before blustery showers arrived. showers frequent in the west and south and it is across north—west england and north—west wales, there could be longer spells of rain. gusty winds as well. those winds starting to feel cooler going through the day
BBC News
Oct 20, 2017 6:30pm BST
new medical study. —— pollution is linked. the south west of england is gearing up for storm brian, expected to bring winds of up to 70 mph with a risk of coastal flooding. ina to 70 mph with a risk of coastal flooding. in a moment, sportsday, but first a quick look at what else is coming up this evening. we will be looking at possible solutions after persistent claims of inequality of opportunity at both 0xford inequality of opportunity at both oxford and cambridge university is. as we mentioned, and other storm is on its way, storm brian is expected to batter the country this weekend, we will be taking a look at how people are preparing. and we will be live in new zealand to profile jacinda ardern, who has only become party leader two months before voters went to the polls and now finds herself leading her country. now, as promised, sportsday. hello and welcome to sportsday. i'm karthi gnanasegaram. the headlines this evening. more concerns for koeman, as everton are charged by uefa following a confrontation between their supporters and opposition players. and join me andjoin me
BBC News
Oct 20, 2017 6:00pm BST
to the tuc. it says costs are increasing four times faster than wages in england and that the government must now extend financial support for parents of very young children. the government says it has doubled the availability of free childcare for three— and four—year—olds. uefa has opened disciplinary proceedings against everton after one of the club's fans tried to punch a playerfrom lyon during last night's europa league game. the incident at goodison park occurred in the second half. everton have banned the supporter and merseyside police are investigating. millions of people are being overcharged for using their mobile phones, according to citizens advice. it says large numbers of customers with vodafone, ee or three could still be getting billed for their handset even after they've paid for it in full. but the mobile operators say their billing arrangements are fair. our business correspondent emma simpson reports. the latest iphone. a slick launch, but it ain't cheap. you can order it starting on october the 27th... that's why most customers pay for phones, whate
BBC News
Oct 20, 2017 5:45pm BST
and southern coast of england and wales, windy across—the—board, but also wet, frequent heavy showers, longer spells of rain in western areas of the uk, somewhat drierfor eastern scotla nd the uk, somewhat drierfor eastern scotland and the eastern side of england. the storm will weaken as it moves england. the storm will weaken as it m oves a cross england. the storm will weaken as it moves across the uk, and this is the centre of the low pressure area on sunday, out into the north sea. so whilst it is going to be quite windy on sunday, not as windy on saturday, and not as wet eyed, a mixture of sunshine and showers, probably quite a few for western scotland and north west england. some progress in brussels, as eu leaders agree to begin preparations for post—brexit trade talks with the uk. but despite the smiles, the prime minister is told not enough progress has been made on other matters to allow formal talks to begin. i am ambitious and positive for britain's future and for these negotiations, but i know we still have some way to go. while progress is not sufficient, it d
PBS
Oct 20, 2017 6:00am PDT
end if she brings a companion so it was my mother that volunteered to come. she left england. she came with me to share an old tent. i was in the hills everyday with spiders and snakes and scorpi s scorpions. the baboons were radiating the tents to find food. she was amazing, was she? >> i was so lucky and it was really sad she left before i saw that tool using. >> when she left and you just answered that. how far into your work did your mother live to see? >> oh, she left in the 2000s so she saw it all unfolding and she was there whecn i got my phd an a couple of honorary degrees and one journalist says to her, are you proud of your daughter and she looked at him and she said, what would you say if i said no. [ laughter ] >> i like your mom even more now. >> the thing about you that always fascinated me and following you over the years and learning more of your back story for this conversation and watching this documentary, um, you have always possessed a fear lessness which on the one hand does not surprise me. so often we see kids are fear less. the fear starts to take over and
NBC
Oct 20, 2017 12:37am PDT
. >> new england patriots owner bob kraft who gave mr. trump a super bowl ring and contributed to his campaign says he was deeply disappointed by the president's comments. >> seth: he gave trump a super bowl ring and now trump is attacking the nfl. this is a reminder that supporting trump is a lot like robbing a bank. just when you think you got away with it, the dye pack explodes. [ explosion ] [ applause ] by now, it should be clear to everyone who donald trump is and what he represents. when black athletes peacefully protest racism and police brutality, trump has no trouble summoning his outrage, but when white supremacists march with nazi flags and confederate flags through the streets of an american city, he equivocates and then defends them. but trump wasn't content to feud with just one massively popular sports league this weekend. he decided to tangle with the nba as well, after seeing a "fox and friends" segment on steph curry's decision not to go to the whitehouse with the golden state warriors. trump saw that and tweeted, "going to the white house is considered a great hono
BBC News
Oct 20, 2017 5:45am BST
little england dictates what is going on. the 27 member states in the eu do. personally, i think we headed for some choppy waters. a similar story. brexiteers retweeted yesterday that he just left frankfurt, great times, i will spend a lot of time over there. #brexit. he has not been on twitter long. he has only started tweeting since june of this year. that is not a person whojust since june of this year. that is not a person who just sends out a tweet all of the time. is that him saying this is what is happening? is that him saying come on, guys, sort it out. does he wants to move to frankfurt? milan, frankfurt, they have been biting at the heels of the city for decades. there were always fears london could lose huge business. there is arrogance as well, because we have infrastructure, history, culture, london is a great place to work, no one would leave. that is nonsense. at the end of the day, the economy and financial market matters will dictate where people go. and actually, frankfurt, what he had said, i don't want to be mean to the nice people in frankfurt, i have been on bu
LINKTV
Oct 19, 2017 9:00pm PDT
england that's been around for maybe 200 years, everybody's very close-knit. there are all these people that have their little jobs, and they all fit together to make the community work well. so imagine one day when we go into that new england community and we kill the gardeners, and the weeds begin to grow. and then we sort of randomly kidnap people, take away a couple lawyers who take away a couple doctors, we take a few mothers, we take the garbage collector. oh, all of a sudden, the garbage doesn't get collected. pretty soon, that community just falls apart. milner: it's this diversity that's key, that's keeping the reef alive, the reef as a whole, living ecosystem. alling: if we can't help reefs to maintain their diversity and complexity and richness of life, they will have enough information there, genetics theere, know-how how to survive, that they will come back. van thillo: it's not just the reefs in indonesia. it's te reefs in the united states, it's the reefs all around the world, and they all are connected. dustan: we need to focus every bit off energrgy we have onon te issu
BBC News
Oct 20, 2017 3:30am BST
, northern england, and some hill fog over the remnants of the rain bands further south and east. not to mention potentially early gales across the southern areas. but it gradually dries up, brightens up, as we go through the data it will be more pleasant than has been in recent days but hopefully a bit more sunshine coming through, which is around 14— 15 at best but already by the end of the may the messy the wind strengthening and the rain arriving for northern ireland and the south—west quantity of storm brian, the rewarding is in force, it will be the next autumnal set of scales, particularly in southern and western areas. heavy rain especially in the west. it looks as though the winds will cause the most problems with trees, some disruptions as the result of that, don‘t let this the last forecast you see. the head of it, decent weather in terms of sunshine but wendy indeed. warnings are on our website. welcome to bbc news, broadcasting to viewers in north america and around the globe. our top stories: by air, land and sea — experts say the world‘s pollution crisis is li
BBC News
Oct 20, 2017 1:30am BST
the number of recorded crimes in england and wales rises sharply, norfolk police say they're getting rid of all of their police community support officers and closing down seven police stations. nissan's production in japan nissan's production injapan comes toa nissan's production injapan comes to a screeching halt as it admits to production goblins. and the end of an era as the last card to be manufactured in australia rolls off the assembly line. —— last car. yet more trouble for corporate japan. its second—largest carmaker, nissan, says it plans to suspend domestic production of cars for its home market to probe more deeply into a certification scandal. nissan was forced to hold a major recall after the firm admitted that uncertified technicians performed final checks on some car models. for more our correspondentjoins us from the newsroom. can you sum up his son —— nissan's latest problems. the newsroom. can you sum up his son -- nissan's latest problems. it seems to be going from bad to worse for corporate japan. we have been discussing this topic a lot lately
BBC News
Oct 19, 2017 11:00pm BST
rises in england and wales. norfolk police say they are getting rid of community officers. and thousands flee myanmar. i am surrounded by children under the age of two months. they are all fighting for their lives. they are severely malnourished. on newsnight, positive smoke signals from inside theresa may's eu showdown. and we talk about racism and sexism in football. welcome to bbc news. theresa may has urged eu leaders to create a new dynamic in brexit talks in brussels tonight. she has been telling leaders firm progress is being made in negotiations, including on eu citizens group was rights and northern ireland. angela merkel said progress so northern ireland. angela merkel said progress so far was not sufficient to open trade talks. we are in westminster. what are you hearing over the dinner table? first of all, we know they had gnocchi and pheasant and pineapple pudding. that was what was on the menu. what theresa may has been trying to do at the working dinner is to try to get momentum going after the speech in florence, in which she put out an olive branch. tonight she
DW
Oct 19, 2017 10:00pm CEST
meanwhile england's football association has apologized to two women's national team players for racial comments made to them by former coach mark sampson an independent investigation concluded that sampson had made the discriminatory remarks to players any luko andrew spence but found he was not racist during a four hour parliamentary inquiry luko alleged the f.a. had protected sampson and its own reputation sampson was sacked by the f.a. last month for inappropriate behavior in a previous coaching position all right it's a big day for comic book fans millions of copies of a new asterix book are being released here in europe this time fans can follow their heroes as they complete a race across italy. asterix and his sidekick take it up with the romans once again the new story is set in the ancient. italy in mind and then i had the idea of a chariot race a sort of a rally from ancient times a trip across the peninsula leading you from city to city. this time the two heroes don't just have to deal with pretentious romans they have to win a race and beat some fierce competitors inc
BBC News
Oct 19, 2017 8:45pm BST
negotiations. as the number of recorded crimes in england and wales rises sharply, norfolk police say they're getting rid of all of their police community support officers. the actor, tom hanks, has described the sexual misconduct allegations against harvey weinstein as a "watershed moment", that will lead to a sea change in hollywood. an update on the market numbers for you — here's how london's and frankfurt ended the day. and in the the united states this is how the dow and the nasdaq are getting on. they are all in negative territory as you can see. they are all in negative territory as you can see. now its time for meet the author. william shakespeare had a younger brother richard but we know less about him than the bard. bernard cornwell brings him to life as the narrator in his book, fools and mortals. the brothers are leading more or less separate lives a tale of rivalry, jealously and blackmail. set during rehearsals of a first night of a midsumumer night's dream. welcome. it's a change of scene for you, bernard, because you are best known as someone who writes in battle mode, real
BBC News
Oct 19, 2017 6:50pm BST
the news that there's been a big rise in the number of crimes recorded annually in england and wales. figures from the office for national statistics show an increase of 13% in the past year, pushing the total past the 5 million mark for the first time in a decade. crimes categorised as "violent" went up by a fifth. joining me now is david munro, conservative police and crime commissioner for surrey. thank you forjoining us. howard dos surrey‘s crime figures compare with the national statistics? we are slightly better than the national trend but we are seeing the same things that are happening nationally, as you said, there's been a rise in violent and knife crime but it is not all bad news. a lot of the rise is good news because people are reporting crime more. people up to now have been very relu cta nt to people up to now have been very reluctant to report domestic abuse, for instance. now people are coming forward. thank goodness they are. once it is recorded by the police, they can do something about it. so you don't think there's an actual increase? it is just about reporting
BBC News
Oct 19, 2017 6:30pm BST
offences, in england and wales. the actor tom hanks has described the sexual misconduct allegations against harvey weinstein as a "watershed moment", that will lead to a sea change in hollywood. thousands of rohingya muslims, who continue to flee violence in myanmar, are now stranded on the border with bangladesh. the constitutional crisis in spain has deepened, with madrid declaring it will impose direct rule on catalonia. in a moment, it will be time for sportsday, but first a look at what else is coming up this evening on bbc news. in beyond 100 days at 7pm, while the spanish government says it will start the process of stripping catalonia of its autonomous powers on saturday, we'll hear from an mep from the region. as theresa may sets out her latest thoughts about britain's withdrawal from europe over dinner with european leaders tonight, we'll be live in brussesls with the latest on the eu summit. and to the words ofjean—claude juncker and donald tusk, who are due to give a news conference shortly. and we will go to leicester, where diwali celebrations are already underway. i
CSPAN
Oct 19, 2017 1:03pm EDT
were the king of england. >> i am a health reporter. i do not get an opportunity to work with "60 minutes." i did not get an opportunity to work with scott until this happened. it was a dream come true for me. i've want to say that there is something magical about when you sit a guy down in front of those "60 minutes" cameras with bill whitaker 33 the way. we had talked to joe many times and have gotten great information from him. then you read what comes out of his mouth when he is talking to "60 minutes," and there's something about it that just gets something -- somebody to talk. >> there's something about bill whitaker's style. to see him in action. he basically sat down and ira helped him behind the scenes, sat joe down, and bill is sitting directly across from him, and their knees are practically touching, and they did not let him get up for almost four hours. break, but bathroom they did not feed him. they gave him a little bit of water. it was like he was at the bagram air force base, being interrogated by the cia. -- are being intergroup interviewed by a guy who is such a
PBS
Oct 19, 2017 6:00am PDT
of mind. >> he lives in england now. he lives with garth brooke and people like that. he would always come over and it is funny, my mother and aunt. like a boarding house, guys that i knew from out of state and when i lived in california or ellen degenere tennessee, we stayed at their house because they offered their spare room to everyone. john loved to come in and stay. we rode a lot together. i kind of worked with beth and neilson and chapman on that song. you know we kind of developed the idea that it seems like the music has a feel to it that the idea of looking at life is a big picture and i think all of us can, at some point you live on and realize that all the worst thing that happens to me is the best thing that ever happens. >> blessing in disguise if you live through it. >> there is always something to be learned and that never stopped. >> so that's marcellus. >> you have been a blessing to all of us. your music has been and not in disguise, out in the wide open. you have been a blessing for all of us. that's the name for the new project from michael mcdonald fan lik
BBC News
Oct 19, 2017 1:30pm BST
and northern england and we have this rain in northern ireland, given how wet it's been recently there may be some flooding. it's turning wet and windy across south—west wales and the south—west of england. it is calm in the south—east, it should feel warmer. however, we have gales on the way for this evening in the south—west, running through the english channel for a while and it's a messy picture overnight. windy weather across the south, all those seeing some spells of rain whether winds are like northern england northwards, we'll see more mist, fog and low cloud, particularly gloomy over the hills. a mild night, no frost in store. some early sunshine creeping through in northern ireland, coming into the south—west of england, south wales, whether winds light of further north it will stay grey and gloomy for longer. the rain tending to peter out. later in the day we have more wind and rain arriving, close to northern ireland and the far south—west. temperatures tomorrow where they should be at this time of year. the rain arriving in the west courtesy of cup storm
ALJAZ
Oct 19, 2017 11:00am +03
jobs as daniel black reports. named for william shakespeare's birthplace in england the small canadian city of stratford is one of dozens of places coping with the bankruptcy of sears canada nearly one hundred jobs will be lost as a chain that shows this community for its first ever store in one nine hundred fifty three closes its doors permanently it is a major retailer that of course had a big presence within our community a lot of jobs a lot of large footprint bricks and mortar within a established mall and that is now a void that needs to be filled to do that the city government is finding new jobs for former sears employees and emphasizing its downtown heritage district as a home for new business particularly information technology. no one could have imagined more than half a century ago when the first sears store opened here in this store front downtown just how much retailing would change as technology intensified and life moved online the irony is that sears was an early pioneer of catalogue shopping analysts say the internet is home to today's catalogs sears canada failed to t
ABC
Oct 19, 2017 3:30am EDT
makes it scarier? if grandma happens to be the queen of england. the daily mail has reported that prince harry has introduced the queen to meghan markle. >> it reportedly happened last week at buckingham palace. this is a big deal, because a tinted out black ford galaxy was whisked in and they had tea with grandma. >> ooh, tea. >> and we were actually able to get some exclusive images. this is a world news exclusive of the meeting. >> oh, wow. >> they're all cuddly, too. >> the queen wore royal blue. >> do you think the queen is harry is tamed, somebody has tamed harry finally. >> you take him. >> yes, finally. >> congrats to the couple. this is news that things are progressing quite well. >>> back here at home to what some are calling the worst game in the history of jeopardy. >> just days after the largest fifth largest jackpot in jeopardy history, two-day winner, minnie bell, became the three-day winner with a jackpot of $1. one, single, solitary dollar. >> the three contestants were stumped by this, the only country that borders the caspian sea and the persian gulf. >> the cor
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