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BBC News
Oct 22, 2017 12:30am BST
remains a powerful storm. ireland bore the brunt, with three people being killed. elsewhere in the uk, dust from the sahara carried along by 0phelia, gave the sun and unusual red glow. hurricanes rightly leads to mass public evacuations, and one of the biggest in american history trip is ahead of irma. butjust as most is the boar are leaving, but whether reporters —— butjust as most people are leaving, weather reporters go to the storm, getting as close as they can, to tell the story. this was in florida, but it requires is national team and technological effort. this is where i was doing this height of the storm in downtown tampa. hurricane irma holds the record for sustaining category five for longer than any other storm in history. to the viewer, it may have seen that i was anyone there, but there was the cameraman and the producer, out in the middle of the street. i lost everything in my home. what can be destroyed in a matter of hours can take weeks, months and maybe years to repair. here in puerto rico, just as many have caribbean islands, the damage was extensive, with powe
BBC News
Oct 22, 2017 12:00am BST
will be a measurejohnson change hours. the majority of the showers and western areas of the uk. dry weather across the east. north—westerly winds bringing call and fresher air. temperatures of the uk. dry weather across the east. north—westerly winds bringing call and fresher air. cambridge is a bit down on those of yesterday. i is between 11 — 1a degrees. through sunday night, the next weather systems coming through bringing some rain. -- systems coming through bringing some rain. —— highs. averages rising in the south—west. the degrees as a low down towards south—west england. conditions for a time across scotla nd conditions for a time across scotland a north—east england. this strip of rain will continue to push in on monday. a lot of cloud and outbreaks for rent for many. heavy for northern scotland at a time. the sky is working to northern ireland and scotland as we go through monday afternoon. it gets milder, with temperatures of 70 degrees across some areas monday afternoon. that is a sign of things to come. this weather system comes through on tuesday throug
BBC News
Oct 21, 2017 11:00pm BST
says they must up their game. simon gompertz, bbc news. swansea is bidding to be crowned uk city of culture in 2021. wales's second city claims it could attract over a million extra visitors and a £31 million economic boost if it is awarded the accolade. it does face competition, though, from paisley, sunderland, stoke—on—trent and coventry. nick higham has been to swansea to discover why it thinks it deserves the title. swansea and its magnificent bay. a place once famous for industrial grime and male voice choirs, the birthplace of the poet dylan thomas, now hopes to be the uk's next city of culture. tammy davis grew up 15 miles away. now she's back, performing cabaret in the city centre, and she's delighted by swansea's bid. nobody loves music like welsh people. i honestly believe that. and when they say to be born welsh is to be born privileged, not with a silver spoon in your mouth, but with music in your heart and soul, i believe that. that's how we're born. with music. ourvoices, ouraccents, sing. she is performing here at a new venue in the city's dilapidated high—str
BBC News
Oct 21, 2017 10:45pm BST
, there. let's take a look at the latest on brian. storm brian has been moving across the uk bringing blustery conditions. rain clearing away from south west england but rainfor away from south west england but rain for the rest of us. there have been some very exposed seams with stronger gusts sparred inland, the a rts have stronger gusts sparred inland, the art5 have been a0 to 50 miles an hour. it has not been particular windy, we get days like this all the time in the autumn. those blustery winds will continue to dry in some lengthy spells. the rain clearing away from south west england to be followed by showers and they could p0p up followed by showers and they could pop up anywhere overnight. a mild night, temperatures are nine to 11 celsius. the pig chivers sunday morning, as brian works out into the north sea. three sunday morning, the band of rain will pushing to parts of the midlands, addicted to meet it in. once the rain band has cleared out of the way, it is a sunshine and showers kind of setup. they get apps opening up in the showers and more of us will have drier weather
BBC News
Oct 21, 2017 10:30pm BST
-- sand,... no matter what people are saying, the talks are really going that well, mainly because the uk is going in with a negotiating position, the eu is not negotiating, the eu just was to know, what are you going to do? the uk things it is a negotiating position and there is a deadlock, what labour is proposing, i'd how this will work, but a series of measures in order to move this forward. of course, if labour then becomes involved, on a big active level, then there is going to be more confusion because the eu has got to governments possibly that it is dealing with. although they were very supportive of jeremy is dealing with. although they were very supportive ofjeremy corbyn who came to brussels to speak to another group, really welcomed there. they are very interested in what labour has to say but from the eu side... before we move on to children and gambling, what did you both make of the speeches that we heard on friday? they seem to be supporting theresa may. macron and merkel are circling around her because it is in the eu's interest to have a weaker leader negotiating on beh
BBC News
Oct 21, 2017 10:00pm BST
goodwill ambassador. storm brian hits the uk, guts of nearly 80 mph, although the disruption has not been as bad as predicted. donald trump says he plans to allow the release of classified documents around the assassination of presidentjohn f. kennedy. a big shock in the premier league, newly promoted huddersfield beat manchester united, for the first time in 65 years. good evening and welcome to bbc news. the leader of catalonia has condemned the spanish government's plans to sack the regional administration as a coup. hundreds of thousands of people have turned out on the streets of barcelona to protest against the decision of the spanish government to take control in the region. the spanish prime minister, mariano rajoy, said there'd be new elections to the catalan parliament. he said he'd been left with no choice by an illegal independence referendum and leaders who had chosen confrontation. earlier, catalonia's president, carles puigdemont compared the actions of the spanish government to those of the country's former dictator, general franco. translation: in my latest letter to
ALJAZ
Oct 21, 2017 11:00pm +03
i'm a little daughter behind is an old man's in the uk while in the compound other i'm not up for the hot shot i was a little. short films of hope and inspiration. a series of short personal stories that highlight the human triumph against the odds. al-jazeera selects at this time. al-jazeera. where ever your. al-jazeera recounts the shocking story of the assassination of count folke abene dot. the first u.n. envoy trying to bring peace to the middle east how is negotiations with him helped save thousands of jews from nazi concentration camps and how these mediation skills put him at the vanguard in the quest for peace in the middle east. killing the count at this time on al-jazeera. and i think like another the top stories here on al-jazeera in catalan leader collets bridgeable says spain's plans to impose direct rule are the worst attack since the dictatorship of general franco prone dependents demonstrators are still gathered on the streets of barcelona spain the prime minister has asked for article one five five to be triggered which would mean that catalonia sleeves are removed i
BBC News
Oct 21, 2017 9:00pm BST
ambassador. storm brian hits the uk, guts of nearly 80 mph, although the disruption has not been as bad as predicted. donald trump says he plans to allow the release of classified documents around the assassination of presidentjohn f. kennedy. a big shock in the premier league, newly promoted huddersfield beat manchester united, for the first time in 65 years.
BBC News
Oct 21, 2017 8:30pm BST
chester zoo in the uk. this one is 970... ajuvenile bird has been caught for a vital health check. remember to keep it in with yourfingers. he could be a 60th of the entire world population, so the chester vet coaches the cikananga keepers in carrying out thorough assessments. these can be surprisingly risky. 0oh, someone's been bitten. that's a privilege to be bitten by a critically endangered species! i'm not going anywhere near with my fingers! you can stop it where don't want it, ok? every bird has a tiny identification microchip implanted under its skin. blood samples will also reveal which males and females are most genetically compatible. every future chick is precious. biological matchmaking is vital. for some, though, there might not even be the chance of breeding in captivity. what's in here? so, in here, we've got a rufous—fronted laughingthrush, which is only found on the island ofjava. and this particular bird is a subspecies only found on one mountain, so this bird may be the only one of its kind left on the planet. this bird in here could be the last of this kind
BBC News
Oct 21, 2017 8:00pm BST
kennedy's assassination. storm brian hits the uk with gusts of over 70 mph, although the effects have not been as bad as expected. we will go live to the catalan region, carles puigdemont is calling for independence of the region, we will see what he has to say. translation: that is what the government, with the support of the socialist party, as given the strongest hit to our autonomy since the days of the dictatorship and franco. undermining the will of the cata la n franco. undermining the will of the catalan people, and violating all the guarantees of parliament and representatives of the catalan government that have approved... that the spanish government has represented itself as... as a representative of the catalan people without going to the ballot boxes, without going to the ballot boxes, with a very short representation. the government of marijuana —— the government of mariano rajoy would like to govern directly from madrid, it is not the first time that the catalan institutions have received this strong clue from the spanish government in order to reduce them, undermine th
MSNBC
Oct 21, 2017 12:00pm PDT
linked the rise of uk crime rate to radical islamic terror. not good, we must keep america safe. the agency which compiled that report never drew a link to radical islamic terror and attributes to rise to better police recording of crimes. joining me now from our london bureau is lucy. what kind of backlash are we seeing now? >> a lot of backlash. we saw british members accuse trump of talking nonsense and spreading fear. former labor leader called the u.s. president an absolute moron while green party mp said his tweet was inaccurate and inflammatory. police forces registered 5.2 million crimes. most were not associated with terrorism. we're talking stalking, harassment, possessment of weapons, sexual offenses and credit card fraud. it made no link between islamic terror. 35 homicides were caused by terror attacks in london and manchester. another labor mp said it's appalling we have reached the point where inflammatory and ignorant statements are seen from the president of the u.s. as normal. te teresa may has been under pressure to distance herself from the president a number of t
BBC News
Oct 21, 2017 7:00pm BST
. 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 organisations which are pro—unity they say the number 170 5,000. nonetheless, there were significant numbers out here on the streets of barcelona. there are crowds of those nights as i speak outside the place
BBC News
Oct 21, 2017 6:30pm BST
—— roadworks to combat motorway congestion. storm brian has hit the uk, with gale force winds and high seas. disruption has not been as bad as predicted. no time to cross to the bbc sports centre for sportsday. hello and welcome to sportsday, with karthi gna nasegram and hugh woozencroft. the headlines this evening: the terriers take a bite out of manchester united's title hopes in the premier league. chelsea respond to their lull with a much needed win over watford. it's now 60 games without a domestic defeat for celtic as they reach the scottish league cup final. also coming up on sportsday, aidan o'brien equals the record for top—level wins in a flat racing year — hydrangea won the fillies and mares stake on british champions day at ascot. and will this be the weekend lewis hamilton secures a fourth formula one world title? we'll have the latest ahead of the united states grand prix. plenty to get through, but we're going to start with the premier league. david wagner has desribed it as a great day for "little huddersfield" after they beat second placed manchester united. despite a l
BBC News
Oct 21, 2017 6:00pm BST
robert mugabe is appointed as a goodwill ambassador. 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 a big shock in the premier league — as newly promoted huddersfield beat manchester united for the first time in 65 years. a full round with sportsday in half an hour. 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 tim willcox is in barcelona. i am standing in the centre of barcelona, leading down to... at the tail end of a massive demonstration against the decision to oppose direct rule from madrid. you can see some live pictures now. there are tens of thousands of people at this demonstration. according to the local police, at its height the run nearly half a million people out on the streets. it follows that crisis cabinet meetings held by mariano rajoy earlier today, with his cabinet in madrid. where they
MSNBC
Oct 21, 2017 9:30am PDT
uk. they cut rates over the last decade from 30% to 19%. do you know what happened? wages fell. wages fell while they were creeping up here. not enough, but the fact that we're going to have a cut this big, assuming you're going to see wages increase, it's reckless. >> right. you could just actually give the middle class tax cuts to make up for this. there's a whole concept of running the tax cuts through businesses in order to make it happen doesn't make sense. there are bipartisan agreed-upon methods that you can use to have middle class people get greater benefit. you can expand the child tax credit, you can expand the earned income tax credit -- >> you could just cut the lower brackets even further. but this is a convoluted idea that may or may not help the middle and lower income level. >> but it for sure will help shareholders and companies. >> and guess what happens to shareholders right now. they are kicking it. >> they don't need any help from you. but thank you very much, mr. president. by the way to this point, the dow jones industrial average crossed 23,000 points f
BBC News
Oct 21, 2017 5:00pm BST
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 first time ever article 155 has been invoked against an autonomous region. people on the streets today sa
Bloomberg
Oct 21, 2017 12:00pm EDT
. iraqi troops to control of the crude deposits in the kurt cook uk area.kurk as much as 6000 gallons a day can flow through that pipeline. >> floats of invidious considerably. reduced have been considerably. our latest intelligence shows far from pumping 600,000 barrels a day, that line is pumping 220,000 barrels a day. the hope is this will be temporary. this is clearly a direct fallout of tensions between baghdad and -- both sides have an economic interest in keeping the flows going. this pipeline is the only way of exporting oil from northern iraq and so it is the only way of generating foreign currency income from that production. guy: the swiss activist investor rudolph wally has found they -- found a new target in the second-largest lender. credit suisse. according to person with knowledge of the state purchase, he has taken a .2% stake. that means that stake is worth 100 million francs. >> the main rationale behind the move is the share price credit around credit suisse. he thinks it is undervalued. that is something other investors would say. the reason for that is the big rest
FOX News
Oct 21, 2017 9:00am PDT
life. >> the season of strong storms spreading across the pond as the uk gets pounded by another storm, what they can expect. >> this is a major one, low-pressure system moving across the uk, wents up to 80 miles an hour, talking about those impacts and the weather in the states coming up after the break. you owned your car for four years. you named it brad. you loved brad. and then you totaled him. you two had been through everything together. two boyfriends, three jobs... you're like nothing can replace brad. then liberty mutual calls... and you break into your happy dance. if you sign up for better car replacement™, we'll pay for a car that's a model year newer with 15,000 fewer miles than your old one. liberty stands with you™. liberty mutual insurance. elizabeth: a live funeral procession for the falling soldier, david johnson of miami gardens, the funeral procession taking place this morning. the actual ceremony was in cooper city, going toward hollywood, florida, flying an american flag at the entrance of the cemetery. as the procession goes by, he is 25 years old, he was ki
BBC News
Oct 21, 2017 4:30pm BST
difficult situation uk has put itself in. brexit is brexit. this is happening. let's find out how to negotiate a way. that is the only single shift. the sinking in that this is going to happen. even though there are still voices that say we could not have the brexit. they are the minority. this notion that things are better and the sun is coming out on these negotiations, there is a sense she is such a lame duck prime minister, that if we kick her now, and she falls, could they end up with borisjohnson oi' someone worse? in brussels and elsewhere they are saying, we'd better be careful here. we are in a position of power but we can't keep beating on her because it could get worse. do you think they care that much about british domestic politics? i think there have to understand consequence. it is pretty clear that far from being the iron lady, she's the hollow lady, and she is in charge. another election or another leadership race in the tory party could lead to unknown consequences. and those consequences inevitably have ripples in europe. they have all the aces in their hands. they
BBC News
Oct 21, 2017 4:00pm BST
higher speeds. storm brian hits the uk. there are gale—force winds and high seas — but less fierce than predicted. and at 430 foreign correspondents currently posted to london look at events in the uk through outsiders‘ eyes in dateline 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 succeeded in splitting from spain. let's cross to my colleague tim willcox in madrid. iam high i am high above in central barcelona, tens of thousands of people already on the streets. i can show you some pictures. the people are chanting and whistling. they are doing a police helicopter. —— they are booing. it stretches for about a could limit the won this has been organised by 90 different organisations who are here in the region, in protest at the decision by mariano rajoy and the government in central madrid to invoke article 155 and to take direct role back over this region —— ru
FOX News
Oct 21, 2017 8:00am PDT
, people adapt, they change their behavior, look at all the rock and rollerrers who fled the uk, rolling stones. david: absolutely. it didn't work here either. we had huge spending program when he first came in, a lot of money was misspent on bridges to no where, it didn't really do anything for the economy or for jobs, did they? >> you would argue that the health care along expanding medicaid, health care employment in the health care sector has been keeping money low -- [laughter] >> do i want to plug the list because the ladies who wrote this did a good job, said it was a record 169 billionaires were too poor to make the cut. my goodness. >> this is not about you liking the people, bruce. >> to john's point -- every time you take a dollar away from one of these people and you give it to government, we are assuming that government is going to do something more productive with it when, in fact, i can be certain they will not do something more perfect, they will probably do something detrimental, whether it's towards the labor market, towards energy, towards health care, they ar
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 10:04am EDT
the same drug in france, uk, germany, italy, and spain was 50%. so u.s. consumers, by my reading, are subsidizing the world's research and development. i'm not the first one to divine this insight. research and development magazine said u.s. accounted for 46% of global life sciences r&d, the vast majority of that going to biopharma. so the challenge is even if europeans or wealthy countries were to raise their prices and reduce the extent to which they are free riding, that wouldn't automatically lead to a decrease in prices here in the u.s. for our consumers. instead, a company would be punished by their investors and by their stockholders for lightening the burden on rank and file americans who are trying to obtain pharmaceuticals. so i guess my question is two-fold. the first part should be an easy yes or no, as i would see it. am i correct that foreign country's pricing and reimbursement systems actually affect our prescription drug costs? >> i would definitely say the u.s. does bear the burden for the world in terms of supporting research and development. i think the numbers
BBC News
Oct 21, 2017 3:00pm BST
stored in a laboratory. storm brian hits the uk. there are gale—force winds and high seas — but less fierce than predicted. and at 330 michael fish presents a special programme in which he retraces the route of the great storm of 1987 from dorset to sussex. good afternoon and welcome to bbc news. spain's prime minister mariano rajoy has confirmed that the national government will take temporary control of the autonomous region of catalonia. tim willcox is in barcelona. welcome to central barcelona. in the next hour we are expecting hundreds of thousands of people to protest against the decision by the spanish cabinet in madrid to impose direct law, that won't happen immediately in terms of the imposition of direct rule, it has got to go through the senate but the spanish prime minister mariano rajoy has made it very clear what will happen, unless there is any climb—down, basically there is any climb—down, basically the catalan parliament will be dissolved and the local police will be taken under control by madrid and the tv station here will also have to be put under control from
BBC News
Oct 21, 2017 2:30pm BST
under plans aimed at reducing congestion. parts of the uk are preparing for the arrival of storm brian the weather is not as bad as predicted. now on bbc news, it's time for click. this week: life on the ocean waves. a big cloud makes a big bang, which makes a big cloud. and climbing higher and higher, and back down again. 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. these are some of the most advanced sailing yachts ever designed, and we were given special access to one of them during crew training. 22nd of october sees the most extreme offshore event in the world began. we're just testing if we can figure out trying to sail through
BBC News
Oct 21, 2017 2:00pm BST
. winds of up to 70 miles per hour and high tidal waves are expected in parts of the uk, as storm brian makes landfall. the met office has issued a yellow weather for parts of wales, southern england and the midlands. winds of 60 miles an hour have already struck the welsh coast and the strong winds are also expected to cause some flooding in coastal areas. let's talk to our reporter clare woodling who's in seaton in cornwall. how is it there? storm brian is making its mark, we have experienced is very strong south—westerly wind forcefully coming onshore and bringing strong waves. we haven't seen any boats out all day, the only person i have seen in the sea is a windsurfer. conditions have felt rather changeable today, sunshine and brightness one moment and then really heavy downpours. the only consistent thing is the very strong wind and we measured it at 50 mph earlier. here in cornwall there are two car parks which are out of action because of the floodwater which is coming in and the road is com pletely which is coming in and the road is completely submerged. this is it, when the
MSNBC
Oct 21, 2017 6:00am PDT
, the other -- uk and other countries about how do we strength than agreement to make sure we get what we need. one of my problems with it is iran gets just enough time to get where it wants to get and we do not get enough time to prevent them from becoming a nuclear power. >> all right, republican congressman from florida, thank you so much. >> thanks. >>> what you don't know about the story of eric garner and his fatal encounter with new york city police. the author of a new book joins me. >>> before the break, a countdown to the much ballyhooed battle for amazon's new headquarters. about 100 cities were expected to bid on the potential bonanza of 50,000 jobs. moody's provided amazon a ranking of the top contenders and they are, coming in third, philadelphia, atlanta, ranking second, and at number one, austin, texas. we won't know until some time next year if amazon choobss the capital city of texas. >>> sean spicer reportedly asked about during his meeting with special counsel robert mueller this week. before the break, a couple of political laugh lines from thursday's dinner with k
DW
Oct 21, 2017 2:30pm CEST
to quadriga art isn't that nice out of i'm in the uk if the i love you but there is music are you ready for this bloke told you visionary and she women's talk long time w. . smart women. and smart told me things that we broke the record about march taking fans cheer the most in the next report you'll find out just how this what a bunch of. d.w. made for mines. welcome to global three thousand this week we hang out with some lovers of the slow life the future of these mellow creatures though is under threat we go to turkey well autists is struggling to cope with the increasingly autocratic grip of the government. but first we had to run in northern syria where the battle for the city appears to be in its final throes. for several years the iraqi city of mosul and raca in syria were in the hands of the so-called islamic state then a few months ago the iraqi army managed to liberate mosul. remained under the terrorists' control i asked plans to make it the capital of their future counterfeits. in june troops from the northern kurdish territories began liberating the city gradually pu
BBC News
Oct 21, 2017 1:30pm BST
be raised in england under plans aimed at reducing congestion. parts of the uk are preparing for the arrival of storm brian with winds of up to 70 miles per hour. cornwall is one of the first areas to feel the impact. now on bbc news, a weather world special. from florida and the bbc weather centre, the team examines why this year's atlantic hurricane season has been so active. this time on weather world, i'm in florida in the united states where the power of hurricane irma has had devastating consequences. and we will be speaking to scientists about cyclones here in the centre. we will be looking at the season's other major hurricanes, including harvey and maria. plus the science behind these monster storms, and how climate change could be affecting them. from harvey's unprecedented tropical deluge in texas. it slammed into the caribbean, before heading to florida. to the explosive intensification of maria, as the caribbean took another devastating hit. this is the story of a hurricane season that at times has produced more power, more rain and more destruction than ever recorded. w
BBC News
Oct 21, 2017 1:00pm BST
for the uk government said the appointment was surprising and disappointing. gusts of over 70 miles per hour have been recorded in parts of the uk as storm brian made landfall. the strongest wind gust this morning was measured in wales at 71 miles per hour. yellow strong wind warnings are still in place across much of wales, as well as the south of england and the midlands. flooding and strong winds are also affecting the southwest coast of ireland. the majority of households have experienced problems with their broadband over the last year, with slow speeds the most common complaint. a survey by ‘which' found that customers of virgin media, talktalk, sky and bt were the most likely to be affected. frustration with broadband is boiling over in some households, we've become so dependent on it for shopping, banking and entertainment that the internet not working can drive people mad. it cuts out more than it should. i live in the countryside and its terrible, five megabytes of a second is the most you will get. speed in my area doesn't work as well as it should. it depends where you
BBC News
Oct 21, 2017 12:30pm BST
, occasionally wet. it will com plete windy, occasionally wet. it will complete its journey across the uk by the time we get to tonight. for some the winds yet to pick up a bit further. for many it is a regular autumn windy day. around western & southern open and wales he will see winds approaching 70 mph. that brings the risk of some disruption. we are concerned that some of the strong winds coinciding with spring tide. there could be big and dangerous waves near somerby coastlines. along with the strong winds we have squally showers heading southern and western parts of the uk. a spell of rain moving 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 eng
BBC News
Oct 21, 2017 12:00pm BST
uk prepares for gale—force winds and possible flooding. spain's prime minister, mariano rajoy, is chairing an emergency meeting of his cabinet which is expected to decide to impose central control over the catalonia region. its regional government says it will respond with a unilateral declaration of independence. my colleague tim willcox is in barcelona for us. welcome to a sunny barcelona. i'm standing here are both one of the most famous streets in the capital of this region. just behind me, one of this region. just behind me, one of the houses designed by the famous architect. in the next few hours, we are expecting hundreds of thousands of people, maybe even a million people packing this street below me. demonstrating against it is happening in madrid at the moment because there are, the spanish prime minister has held a crisis cabinet meeting discussing which measures he will use as part of this article 115 which has never been used before all stop it will then have to go to the senate but then perhaps we will see some concrete decisions on the ground here. it could be the s
CBS
Oct 21, 2017 7:00am EDT
uk temporarily banned laptops. the recommendation to ban laptops in checked bags went to the international group that acts as aviation's governing body. large electronic devices will still be allowed as carry-ons. for "cbs this morning: saturd " saturday," kris van cleave, washington. >>> they're using powers to retake control of its catalonia region. they say they will push forward with a unilateral declaration of independence if the government takes back control. >> time to show you some of this morning's headlines. bloomberg reports a california judge has tossed out a $417 million jury award against johnson & johnson. that found a company liable for a woman developing ovarian cancer for using its baby powder. they say they cannot be held responsible. johnson & johnson says there is no increased cancer risk from using its talc. the plaintiff's attorney is planning an appeal. >>> the "atlanta journal-constitution" announced betty price, former wife of tom price inquired about the possibility of quarantining hiv patients. >> i don't want to say the quarantine word, but i gues
BBC News
Oct 21, 2017 11:00am BST
has injured several people. also in the next hour, bracing for storm brian. the uk prepares for gale—force winds and possible flooding. and at 11.30, foreign correspondents currently posted to london look at events in the uk in dateline. good morning and welcome to bbc news. spain's prime minister, mariano rajoy, is chairing an emergency meeting of his cabinet which is expected to start imposing central control over catalonia. its regional government says it will respond with a unilateral declaration of independence. my colleague tim willcox is in barcelona for us. hello again. what news in the cabinet meeting? that cabinet meeting is underway, it started at ten o'clock local time. mariano rajoy is holding this exceptional meeting with his entire cabinet to decide what measures they are going to impose under article 155, basically taking autonomy away from the region of catalonia. just on the process of that, he is going to have to ta ke process of that, he is going to have to take that to the senate, they we re to take that to the senate, they were debated. he has a majority there
BBC News
Oct 21, 2017 10:30am BST
care. the many it is a windy day, lighter in scotland compared with the rest of the uk. plenty of squally showers to the western parts, moving out of northern ireland where there are a few sunshine and showers. down the eastern side of england there will bea eastern side of england there will be a few dry spells with just a few showers. windy for a time tonight for northern ireland southern scotla nd for northern ireland southern scotland and northern england, storm brian is out in the north sea. still a blustery day with outbreaks of rain, but turning drier and brighter as the day goes on. hello, this is bbc news with shaun ley, the headlines at 10:32am. the spanish government is holding a cabinet meeting to begin imposing central control over the region of catalonia. experts have been called to deal with a chemical incident at the sellafield nuclear site in cumbria — after a number of buildings were evacuated last night. speed limits for motorway roadworks could be raised in england under plans aimed at reducing congestion. parts of the uk are preparing for the arrival of stor
BBC News
Oct 21, 2017 10:00am BST
brian. the uk prepares for gale—force winds and possible flooding, with gusts of up to 70mph this morning. and at 10:30 the travel show heads to scotland's orkney islands to see an archaeological dig aiming to uncover their neolithic past. good morning and welcome to bbc news. spain's prime minister, mariano rajoy, is chairing an emergency meeting of his cabinet which is expected to start imposing central control over catalonia. the regional government says it will respond with a unilateral declaration of independence. my colleague tim willcox is in barcelona for us. welcome to a beautiful and sunny barcelona. i'm standing here high above one of the best—known streets in barcelona, just behind me on my left the cathedral designed by architect gaudi. in the next few hours we are expecting hundreds of thousands of demonstrators to take to the streets here, pro—separatism, very much against direct rule imposed by madrid as a result of article 150 five. an article that has never been used before. about an hour ago spanish prime minister mariano rajoy convened an extraordinary meet
CBS
Oct 21, 2017 5:00am EDT
about it, and they would welcome this decision by faa. >> earlier this year, the us and the uk temporarily banned large electronic device frost carry on luggage from flights from ten airports due to security concerns and the threat of a laptop bomb. the recommendation to ban laptops in checked bags went to the international group that act at aviation's governing body, now considering that action, large electronic device also still be allowed, as carry on's. kris van cleave, cbs news, washington. >> checking our weekends forecast, now, and chelsey, i'm really hoping we have a continuation whatever we've been seeing. it has been picture perfect recent. >> i dream come true for you then, because we have tons of sunshine on the way, jan, it will be gorgeous, both today and tomorrow. but there will be a pattern change, and of course i'll talk about, that let's take to you live look outside. it is a cool, crisp, calm morning, just a beautiful view of center city right now. now to your headlines, where we're going to have a stretch of sunshine continuing all the way through the weeken
ABC
Oct 21, 2017 1:37am PDT
that's made its way to the uk. you can fit six to eight people in it. wood-burning underwater stove. it can heat water to 100 degrees fahrenheit in just a couple of hours. there's an electric moteer on the back. you can go cruising up and down the canal. >> who is the captain of this thing? that was my next question. >> do you need a skipper? >> i think not. think you can be the skipper yourself. >> if it's a hot tug. you want to say maximum occupancy, two. >> i say no, get one with six of your best friends. >> this is not a business. this is something you could buy, put in the water. you could rent this. >> no, no, it's a business. it's an attraction. you can go, book it, have your hot tug experience. >> it's rainy and foggy a lot in london. is this year-round? >> the preferred time is the two warm days you get in the summer before it starts to rain again. >>> jenna has been away. >> keep it cool. >> see (dog panting) another 2am stroll, huh? i'm worried. i have this medical bill. dave, you have anthem, and they have people to talk to who are empowered to help answer any question y
BBC News
Oct 21, 2017 9:00am BST
. parts of the uk are preparing for the arrival of storm brian, with winds of up to 70 miles per hour and waves expected to batter some coastal areas. 0ur reporter clare woodling is in cornwall for us. you can see the wind is picking up. absolutely, just look at the see behind me, waves of some height and frequency have been coming in from the south—west, barrelling in through the morning. people here have been used problems related to the weather but conditions this rough are unusual. no boats on the water, completely deserted. something similar could be said of life on land. i have seen some dog walkers out this morning. the dogs don't seem to mind the stormy conditions, but their owners are less impressed. it might be because people are wisely heeding the advice of the environment agency, which is to keep away from the coast and stay out of the water, stay safe online. we spoke to them earlier today in the fishing port which has been less affected than dissipated. we there at high tide when we were expecting the town to be most vulnerable. but the town to be most vulnerable. but the
FOX
Oct 21, 2017 3:30am EDT
285,000 trees in shrubs in canada, the united and uk and lucks zen boring since 2010. >>> 74-year-old man is walking for miles a day on a mission to find a kidney donor for his wi wife. úwearing a sandwich board and it's gaining the attention of drivers and thousands of others online. fox's kirsten nunez has the story. i don't walk real fast. >> reporter: with every step he takes, and every car that passes, wayne winters gets closer to his goal. >> i'm trying to get a kidney for my wife. my wife has stage five kidney failure. she's on dialysis and she doesn't like it. it's horrible. >> reporter: wayne found the love of his life 26 years ago. now he's on the search to find her a kidney. while deanne undergoes dialysis. >> it's really hard today because this is the worst i've ever seen her. >> reporter: way says he felt helpless watching deanne suffer. >> i felt like i needeed to something. >> reporter: wayne got the idea of sandwich board after seeing another man online that did the same thing and got national attention. >> i thought i can do this. >> reporter: so with new suit and new sh
BBC News
Oct 21, 2017 8:00am BST
in barcelona in the next few minutes. communities across the uk are preparing for the arrival of storm brian, with winds of up to 70 miles per hour and waves expected to batter some coastal areas. our reporter clare woodling is in cornwall for us — how is it looking there this morning? people have really been expecting treacherous conditions. certainly this morning we had fierce south—westerly winds and rain on and off in the last couple of hours. boats behind me are bobbing away. even at high tide at 7:14am, when this exposed town was expected to be at its most vulnerable, the water didn't even top the quayside. we understand at the headland water has come onto the road and water breaking onto the road at the coastguard station. i'm joined by frank newell from the environment agency and is a coastal flood adviser. how does this meet up to your expectations? a few flood alerts around the cornish coast this morning to cover the morning tide. we have teams out on reconnaissance in various locations along the coast. the result is that levels have come in slightly lowers than we
table drafting legislation but we ought to have a behavioral scientist as well. in the uk they have the behavioral insights team, the previous administration had a similar team that did a number of experiments i to figure out how policies would impact individua individuals' health and wellness and a number of other things. some of the ideas i think we might incorporate in the context. tell me if you think they make sense. we need to continue to have unit or units embedded within government that do a lot of these experiments. we need have a clearing house a best practices that others, employers included might draw on. this doesn't have to be governmental but it could certainly be. we on capitol hill might consider, aside from a congressional budget office, we might have an entity or at least a presence within of individuals who understand how people would actually respond to given proposals. do any or all of those make sense to you? >> thank you for your remarks. and i think they all make sense. seemingly subtle differences in design can make a huge difference in how effective a program
BBC News
Oct 21, 2017 6:00am BST
are expected in parts of the uk this morning, as storm brian makes landfall. some coastal communities have been preparing for the arrival of the storm stocking up with sandbags for barricades. forecasters are warning of the potential for power cuts, flooding and delays to transport. the met office has issued a yellow weather warning for a swathe of britain, including wales and southern england up to the midlands. and after 7am, we'll have the latest from cornwall, which is expected to bear the brunt of storm brian. nick will keep you up to date with the forecast throughout the morning. the spanish government is expected to impose direct rule on catalonia later today. it's likely to increase tensions with pro—independence supporters. the catalan regional government says it will respond with a unilateral declaration of independence. brionhy williams has this report. it could be a landmark moment for spain. the prime minister, mariano rajoy, is due to begin the process of the government stepping in and exerting control over what it sees as a disobedient regional administrat
BBC News
Oct 21, 2017 5:30am BST
to bring gales of up to 80 mph to the uk in the next 2a hours. and finally, a letter written on the titanic, —— now on bbc news, the travel show. coming up on this week ‘s programme. i hit of the scottish orkney islands. to help uncover then neolithic past. it is about 5000 yea rs neolithic past. it is about 5000 years old. the likes of which we have never even seen before. let's go guys. yeah? we take off in macedonia. in search of new thrills. and abby takes a look at what has been trending in travel online, including a tweet that has being beamed into outer space. we offer friendship across the stars. the orkneys on a remote archipelago of islands about 30 miles off the northern coast of scotland. they are known for their rolling green farmland and dramatically but they have also become famous across the world for the extraordinary ancient sites. the region came to the attention of the archaeological world back in 1850 with the discuss it of skara brae, a neolithic settlement on the west coast of orkney‘s mainland. since then, discoveries have been made across the islands
BBC News
Oct 21, 2017 5:00am BST
agreed to discuss their ambitions for a trade arrangement with the uk internally before starting talks with britain in the coming months. 0ur political editor, laura kuenssberg has more. her report contains flashing images. final press conference. tick, tock, tick, tock. european leaders took 90 seconds today to decide that brexit talks haven't gone far enough to move on. time is pressing. they will start talks about talks. yet, until the uk says it is prepared to pay, no bigger deal. i am ambitious and positive, for britain's future and for these negotiations, but i know we still have some way to go. both sides have approached these talks with professionalism and a constructive spirit, and we should recognise what has been achieved to date. do you deny that you've made clear to your eu counterparts that you are willing to pay many more billions than you've already indicated, to settle our accounts as we leave? what i've made clear to my eu counterparts, in relation to financial contribution, is what i set out in my florence speech, which is that i have said that nobody need be concern
BBC News
Oct 21, 2017 4:30am BST
across the uk who have a serious problem with gambling. but there's only one residential rehabilitation centre dedicated to helping severe addicts. the gordon moody association is a charity based outside birmingham, which offers residents a 12 week programme. 0ur midlands correspondent sima kotecha is the firstjournalist to be allowed inside. i've had people say to me, like, "why don't you just stop it?" you try and be in a gambler‘s mind just for a day and then you'll know what it's like. it ain't as easy as that. from the outside, it looks like an ordinary row of houses. inside are some of the country's most severe gamblers, desperate for help and a cure. it is notjust about gambling, it is about how it has infected your whole life. based in the west midlands, it provides more than just advice and therapy for men, it's britain's only residential centre for gambling addicts and we've been given exclusive access. we believe that gambling is almost a symptom of what's going on underneath. sort of a maladaptive coping response, if you like. so what we do is we find out wh
BBC News
Oct 21, 2017 3:45am BST
for a company in the uk, or werejust on a factory floor somewhere. obviously, this got more coverage because the women concerned were famous and glamorous. it doesn't mean it's not important — of course it's an important story — but my complaint is about proportionality and the amount of coverage this got night after night after night when other far more important things, and far more deadly and dangerous things, were going on around the world. there is a limit to how much i can be convinced that a woman being made to watch harvey weinstein take a shower is more important than 300 people being killed by a single bomb blast in mogadishu. well, i'm joined now by toby castle, deputy news editor for bbc news. thank you for coming on the newswatch. let's start with that last complaint. it's clearly an important story but it's been running for two weeks, and given events like the mogadishu bombing, has the bbc gone overboard on the weinstein story? i would say no, but you would expect me to sit here and say no because of where we placed the weinstein story in the running order over the
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