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are this is bbc news. the headlines at mid—day. one woman has died and several people have been injured after four accidents on the aao in oxfordshire. a search operation is still under way off the kent coast for two missing crew members after a fishing boat capsized last night. public health england warns of a ‘middle age health crisis‘ — with 80% of those aged a0 to 60 overweight, inactive or drinking too much. also in the next hour — japan's prime minster offers his ‘everlasting condolences‘ to the victims of the attack on pearl harbour. shinzo abe was speaking as he joined president obama on a historic visit to the us naval base — which was attacked by the japanese 75 years ago. almost 300 nail bars have been
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visited by immigration officials in recent weeks in a renewed bid to crack down on illegal workers in the industry. and fans around the world have been paying tribute to the star wars actress carrie fisher, who has died at the age of 60. good afternoon and welcome to bbc news. one woman has died and a man is seriously injured in a series of crashes on the aao in 0xfordshire. up to 15 people with minor injuries have been treated by emergency services at the scene. ben starkey
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here witnessed the aftermath. i've just been ushered through the central reservation. this morning it was foggy and i see. there was a collision ahead of me and i thought this might be the crisis will this all down. on taking a further inspection passed those are saw there was a more serious accident with a lady had been somehow got out of her vehicle and ming collided with another vehicle —— and had collided with another vehicle. i offered first aid to anybody who needed any. i continued to the other vehicle and consider considerable sum ofa vehicle and consider considerable sum of a lot of accidents behind me.
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i continued down to those in southern was another serious accident where a car had collided with the read end of an hgv which i believe is the —— who didn‘t make it. -- who didn't make it. was not limited visibility when you set out new journey? i was heading down towards witney unknown aao —— on the a40. towards witney unknown ali0 —— on the a40. visibility was towards witney unknown a40 —— on the a40. visibility was down to 20 metres. there was a lady on the grass verge waving a stone and i managed to come to a stop. the car beside me skidded and had the central barrier. when i first got there that was later went to see to see if she was ok and didn‘t have
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any real health skiers are anything. upon walking further up to where the main accident was ahead of me it was like glass. it was really a see on the roads. did you feel as if people weren‘t driving sensibly proportionate to the conditions i was just purely the lack of visibility that you think was a problem combined with the ice?|j think problem combined with the ice?” think that visibility don‘t play a majorfactor and think that visibility don‘t play a major factor and what happened ahead, ididn‘t major factor and what happened ahead, i didn‘t actually see some kind of comment on driver responsibility. the must have been a question of some kind that you can see it the pictures and a news report you find yourselves of the domino effect it has. walking up to that major accident were probably three orfour minor pranks that major accident were probably three or four minor pranks between other vehicles. —— prangs. three or four minor pranks between othervehicles. —— prangs. behind it
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was problem of the three afford the serious accident and then there was another couple of accidents beyond the central reservation down a mile. i think visibility must have played a fa ct i think visibility must have played a fact because we were all stationery and other vehicles by must have seen the brake lights of the hazard lights and adjust ploughed into one another. it is plain and simple. it is one of those things where the weather is a major factor in people need to exercise caution on the road. —— and people. then sent as those images from the scene. “ then sent as those images from the scene. -- ben centres those images from the scene. two crew members are still missing after a fishing vessel capsized off the kent coast last night. one person was rescued from the upturned hull early this morning after being spotted by a passing boat and has been airlifted to hospital. the coastguard search and rescue helicopter based at lydd, two lifeboats from ramsgate and the coastguard rescue team from margate have
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been scrambled to join the search. middle—aged people are putting themselves at risk of serious health problems unless they take action to change their lifestyles, according to health officials. public health england says 80% of 40 to 60 year olds are overweight, drinking too much and not getting enough exercise. it says modern life is putting middle aged people at a greater risk of developing diseases like type 2 diabetes. here‘s our health correspondent robert pigott. lee parker is running for his life.
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aged 41 and weighing 22 stone, he was told by his seven—year—old son that he loved him even though he was fat. it was the nudge lee needed. since august, when he changed his diet and began to exercise, he has lost 5 stone. it was a case of, with us, should we just order a pizza tonight because we have food in but we could not be bothered cooking it. so i think you just become a bit lazy and a bit drowned out with the daily grind of routine. there are many people in lee‘s position. almost 80% of women aged 40—60 are either overweight, obese, physically inactive or drinking more than official guidelines. among men, almost 90% fall into the same category. among the potentially devastating outcomes of this accumulation of health risks is diabetes. it has doubled in this age group in the last 20 years and already costs the nhs in england an estimated £14 billion per year. we are ageing as a population but too many of us are ageing with a number of chronic diseases. the reason why we are seeing these increases in chronic diseases, such as cancer, stroke and heart disease, is in a large part because of behaviours which are adopted during our 40— to 60—year—old age period.
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for example, still smoking, or not getting enough physical activity, or perhaps drinking too much alcohol. the big impact, of course, is that this is going to put a huge burden on health services. such as cancer, stroke and heart disease, is in a large part because of behaviours which are adopted during our 40— to 60—year—old age period. for example, still smoking, or not getting enough physical activity, or perhaps drinking too much alcohol. the big impact, of course, is that this is going to put a huge burden on health services. to get the message across, in march, public health england launched a health quiz as part of its one you campaign. it says more than a million people have now taken the quiz and now have a route map to change their lives. the big impact, of course, is that this is going to put a huge burden on health services. to get the message across, in march, public health england launched a health quiz as part of its one you campaign. it says more than a million people have now taken the quiz and now have a route map to change their lives. robert pigott, bbc news with me is lee parker, who you saw in that report — he took part in public health england‘s online campaign to help with me is lee parker, who you saw in that report — he took part in public health england‘s online campaign to help
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people live a healthier lifestyle. england‘s online campaign to help was 22 and a ha yea rs i was 22 and a half stone had 40 yea rs of i was 22 and a half stone had 40 years of age. in 16 weeks i have lost five stone. with all my fitness and my running. for you it is a combination. it is sending what you are eating and what and how much that also taking part in physical exercise. the exercise was a big pa rt exercise. the exercise was a big part of it. it had to mirror the food optimisation part of it. without reading the prepping for work with shopping and cooking and prepping it had to change and i had to ditch the takeaway is and get back on the healthy bandwagon. you seem back on the healthy bandwagon. you seem to have had a lot of family support. i wonder whether that is a real clincher. if a couple is doing it together on a parent and a child is doing it together is that beneficial? definitely because myself and my partner both started to slimming world journey and my partner has lost two and a half
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stone. we have an eight—year—old boy and he inspired me to get off the city because he said to me dad, i love you so much even though you are still fact. those words are very harsh because children say what they see. it was very innocent and had to do something about it for him. when people say to you it is graded you have done at the dawn of time to go running go to the gem or get out on a bike, what is your response? you just have to make the time and find the time your life to change something it and for me coming home from work and get the running stuff on and even taking the dogs, you just have to able to look at yourself and fit in your lifestyle as much as you can. this get suspended for steve physically. talk a little bit of you can about what sort of emotional difference it has made, iam sort of emotional difference it has made, i am assuming it has. it has made, i am assuming it has. it has made a big emotional difference because in your head you still feel
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like you‘re still 22 have stolen the size you were before. i have gone from 50 waste to a 40 west in 16 weeks after brand—new wardrobe of clause. physically and looking different and mentally it is to be a while to get used to being a lot less weight but now i am at the point where i know i have lost weight and i feel much point where i know i have lost weight and ifeel much betterfor it. it is lucky it is the sales. you are training fora it. it is lucky it is the sales. you are training for a marathon. next yeari are training for a marathon. next year i have entered the manchester 26kin year i have entered the manchester 26 k in april. i will be walking it and running with a can. 0ffline will start maturing injanuary and running with a can. 0ffline will start maturing in january for that sir that is my challenge for next year. best of luck for that. great to see you and happy new year. —— so thatis to see you and happy new year. —— so that is my challenge. campaigners for an early brexit have written to business organisations
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across europe asking them to support a free trade agreement with the european union after the uk stops being a member. the campaign group, ‘leave means leave‘, wants a trade deal with no taxes on goods travelling to and from the continent. the government says it‘s working to secure the best possible deal. earlier we spoke tojohn longworth, one of the co—chairs of the campaign group. he explained to my colleague rebecca jones what it is the group wants. it is very important for the european union and for the eurozone that are not performing very well economically and have massive unemployment rates that they have actually able to trade freely with the uk which is one of the biggest export markets. what responsibly had? the export markets. what responsibly had ? the letter export markets. what responsibly had? the letter has only recently been issued a fab christmas so we expect responses the new year. what sort of its sponsors are you expecting? -- responses. from
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discussions with european business communities we have a lot of sympathy particularly amongst businesses owned by individuals are private and medium—size businesses and so on. let‘s remember that next year that will actually be general collections in the netherlands and france and germany so it is a very good time for a business people to make their voices heard in those countries are naturally see, politicians, let‘s be sensible about this and let‘s have free trade. in britain we want free trade with the rest of the world so why not with the european union as well? plans to issue new building permits for israeli homes in east jerusalem have been cancelled by the jerusalem municipality. hundreds of new homes were planned to for construction in areas that were captured by israel and annexed to the city in the 1960s. israel is still angry over the resolution approved by the united nations security council, demanding an end to settlement activity in the occupied west bank and eastjerusalem. earlier our middle east
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correspondent, yollande knell, who is in jerusalem, explained the significance of the decision. this was expected to be the first approval of new settlement homes in the un security council resolution calling for a complete halt to israeli settlement activity, saying this was necessary in order to salvage the two state solution. what we heard from thejerusalem local council committee for planning and construction is that it was now postponing the vote for what was expected to be the authorisation of nearly 500 homes in two settlements in the north—east and east of jerusalem. this is land that the palestinian want for future promised state. the israelis see the whole of
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jerusalem as the ten capital and they wear —— eternal. they were particularly angry about some of the language condemning east jerusalem and construction in the statement that came out. originally, the head of it was very defined and said that there would be an acceleration of plans for new settlements, but then we heard from one committee member that there was late intervention by the israeli prime ministers office in which the prime minister that there was late intervention by the israeli prime minister‘s office in which the prime minister indicated he did not want to strain relations with the obama administration further, because the us did not use its veto power as it customarily does at the un security council to prevent this resolution going through last friday, and also because later in the day, we expect a major speech by the us secretary of state, john kerry, in which he says he will lay out a comprehensive vision for ending the israel palestinian conflict. we must leave it there. one woman has died and several people have
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been injured after four accidents involving 20 vehicles on the a40 in 0xfordshire. a search operation is still under way off the kent coast for two missing crew members after a fishing boat capsized last night. public health england warns of a ‘middle age health crisis‘ — with 80% of those aged 40 to 60 overweight, inactive or drinking too much. sport now, and for a full round up, from the bbc sport centre, here‘s reshmin chowdry. russia‘s anti doping agency, rusada, says that remarks reportedly from its acting director general about doping were distorted and taken out of context. in interviews with the new york times, it had seemed that for the first time, russian officials had admitted the existence
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of a doping operation. which affected some of the world‘s major competitions. there were quotes which appeared to acknowledge the programme while denying it was state—sponsored. the acting director general of rusada was quoted as saying it was an "internationalconspiracy". swansea city hope to have a new manager in place by monday — with manchester united legend ryan giggs and current wales manager chris coleman the leading candidates. it follows the sacking of bob bradley last night. the new manager will be the club‘s fourth of 2016 and giggs has been linked with the club before. ryan giggs was interviewed for the job and bradley was appointed in 0ctober so was overlooked on that occasion and we do understand that swa nsea occasion and we do understand that swansea still occasion and we do understand that swa nsea still clea n occasion and we do understand that swansea still clean on the manchester united legend. he has not managed in his career yet but he has some coaching experience with manchester united. the other candidates and wales manager chris coleman and former leicester boss nigel pearson and the x birmingham
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boss. ryan giggs is the early favourite. crystal palace za ha crystal palace zaha has been named in the new squad. the fifa president gianni infantino says the world‘s football federations are "overwhelmingly in favour" of plans for a 48—team world cup. earlier this month, the head of the sport‘s governing body outlined his vision for an expanded tournament comprising of 16 groups of three teams. the top two in each group would progress to the knockout stages. a decision is expected injanuary but even if approved is unlikely to take effect before 2026. world number one michael van gerwen survived a nervy second round match against the number 32 seed cristo reyes to reach the last 16 of the pdc world darts championship van gerwen, champion in 2014, eventually came through to beat reyes 4—2. former champions phil
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taylor and raymond van barneveld are also through. eoin morgan hit a half century for sydney thunder but was unable to stop them from losing their big bash t20 against brisbane heat in dramatic fashion. brisbane one of the match with three wickets to spare and two balls to spare. they are top of the league having won two from two. crystal palace winger wilfried zaha has been named in the provisional squad for the ivory coast for next month‘s africa cup of nations i‘ll have more in the next hour. harrison ford has led
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tributes to carrie fisher, who has died at the age of 60, calling her "one of a kind". the hollywood actress, best known for her role as princess leia in star wars, had been in hospital since suffering a heart attack on a flight from london to los angeles last friday. clever and confident... what the hell are you doing?! somebody has to save our skins. ..0ccasionally caustic... will somebody get this big walking carpet out of my way? carrie fisher‘s leia wasn‘t your typical princess waiting to be rescued. good luck. what appealed to me was that george lucas, who wrote it and directed it, didn‘t want a damsel in distress, didn‘t want your stereotypical princess, you know. the galactic princess grew up hollywood royalty, the daughter of ‘50s movie legend debbie reynolds. throughout her acting career she battled drug addiction and mental illness. writing about it was a form of therapy for her. people used to ask me, you know, right after i got sober,
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initially they'd say, so, are you happy now? i would say, among other things, happy is one of the many things, the many emotions i will go through in a day. i love you. an instantly recognisable face after star wars, from time to time there were appearances in other films, like when harry met sally. her mother has led tributes, saying... her star wars co—star mark hamill tweeted. .. harrison ford said in a statement... star wars creator george lucas said... 0n initially meeting carrie, i didn‘t see carrie fisher the actress but i saw princess leia before me. that was how she was for the large
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pa rt that was how she was for the large part of the filming because i got to know her more and more i understood what kind and fun person she was to be around. in 2015 she reprised to her role as princess leia in star wars: the force awakens, and that‘s how millions will remember her. anthony daniels played cp30. you would have been filming with a very recently. i was on the act as yet untitled episode aid. it is
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wonderful to be back with after we‘d been together an episode seven. but she was not born when the prequels happen. in episode eight as she got older she has become a general and she‘s a very graceful figure full of authority and full of charm and that face and it had a serenity that maybe did not have before. i am enjoying remembering her. it is sad to be here but it is also kind of a gift to be able to come and share this. what was she like to work with and to film us? she was everything depending on the day. she was was crazy and always warm and friendly and giving. a wonderful eye contact. not all the actors have the ability to mcginty and be safely there and i have very happy memories for. working as cp30, i am not dress like
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this the movie so to work with the gold face that twitters at you. she did switch me off at the end of the empire strikes back. that was the script. she the off button. in terms of her acting career that she mind that she was defined as princess leia? didn‘t bother her prodigy except that it has been a gift that came along with age of 20 question mark yes, what a gift. for the next 40 yea rs. mark yes, what a gift. for the next 40 years. some actors do resent being known for a particular role such as maigret. your mind being known as cp30? we are both grateful for the gift we got from george
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lucas. i don‘t think she minded for a minute. she was quietly proud and more satisfied by her writing because she was a very skilled writer and a huge wet. —— wet. --wit. i writer and a huge wet. —— wet. ——wit. i suppose having a female character who is not just ——wit. i suppose having a female character who is notjust aside side firm that something about is still a new shop is very unusual then? i rememberjane fonda and barbarella being a space get in. —— kitten. i think george the may have seen that movie but carrie fisher was much more grounded and whatever planet we hum to be on at the time and is slightly believed she could do this in spite of the silly hairstyles that she didn‘t always like. occasionally she would do this and forget and pool 20 minutes of their out of the wind. —— here. —— here.
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——hair. it became every young man‘s crash forever and ever. she was in a bikini in the third movement. the world is very different and the world is very different and the world changed around that film. people now, grown men, still remember those days and all the fans who were there. it has become a part of people‘s family. i think i feel the loss of a family member if i think about it. was it hard for her to deal with that? we all age and it isa to deal with that? we all age and it is a natural process and jeb is a pressure for people to look the same all those years later and of course we don‘t. all those years later and of course we don't. i do. the great joy which i never realised would be that i would always be young as cp30. i
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think she really excepted who she was because she really began to be on her skin towards the end and be her thing and people delighted in that. she said what she wanted to send said at the great truth. she seemed to go everywhere with her beloved dog. after that we threw one of episode recently, there we are in a nice restaurant and there is mark hamilland a nice restaurant and there is mark hamill and his wife and my wife and myself and the dog and carrie fisher. quite a weird situation. she adored the dog and the dog, called gary, went everywhere with. a great companion as was her daughter billie who is also the last movie and absolutely adorable. the two of them together, what a team and with the dog, three some. it was great. very
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nice to meet you. it is a pleasure to share. we will pause and catch up we have had filed an nice patches causing issues this morning and saw that will continue particularly in the wash area of norfolk. but there will be censured for england and wales and also antrim and down in northern ireland. temperatures read about 6 degrees of 7 degrees but cold without fog lingers. overnight with those clear skies initially we will have frost returning across england and wales and we could have some icy patches out on the roads and some fog patches look set to develop. the fog is going to become
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more widespread and is also going to bea more widespread and is also going to be a little more dense so it could cause some problems tomorrow morning first thing and actually some of those fog patches lingering all day into the afternoon. where that happens temperatures will only just sneak above freezing but for many of us sneak above freezing but for many of us4 sneak above freezing but for many of us 4 degrees to six celsius across england and wales were some brighter spells. northern ireland scotland bright and breezy with quite a lot of cloud and up to 11 in stornoway but with a bit of a threat of rain here. abe the good afternoon, you are watching bbc news. these are today‘s main stories. a woman has been killed and a dozen people have been hurt this morning at a40 in oxfordshire, where up to 20 vehicles were involved in four incidents within a mile and a half stretch. 80% of middle—aged people in england are overweight,
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don‘t exercise or drink too much, experts have warned. public health england says the medical system is facing a crisis because of unhealthy lifestyles. a search is under way for missing crew members a search is under way for missing crew members after a fishing boat capsized in the english channel off the kent coast. 75 years since the attack on pearl harborjapan‘s prime minister shinzo abe has offered his ‘everlasting condolences‘ to the victims. translation: we must never repeat the horrors of war again. we will top little bit more about that story after japan‘s we will top little bit more about that story afterjapan‘s prime minister offered his sincere condolences to the victims of his country‘s attack on pearl harbour in 1941. speaking after a visit to the
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uss arizona memorial, it mr abe said the horrors of war must never be repeated. it has taken 75 years for a japanese president and us president to come here together. behind them, inscribed the names of 2400 american soldiers killed whenjapan attack in 1941. outside, the cast flowers into the waters where the wreck of the ussr is on a still lies. the battleship exploded under a rain of japanese bombs, taking most of its crew with it. many of their remains still lie beneath the waters. prime minister abe spoke of his sadness about the american lives cut short, their hopes and dreams left
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unfulfilled. translation: when i contemplate that solemn reality, i am rendered entirely speechless. rest in peace, precious souls of the fallen. for 75 years, americans have been taught to remember pearl harbour, but today president obama called on americans to take a different lesson from this place. even when hatred burns hottest, even when the the tug of tribalism is at its most primal, we must resist the urge to demonise those who are different. it was a directjibe at his successor, donald trump, accused of stalking hatreds against everyone from muslims to mexicans. for mr abe there is deep concern about what will happen to japan‘s most important partnership when mr trump
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enters the white house. argentina‘s former president has been charged with —— in connection with corruption allegations. a judge has also frozen more than $600 million of her personal assets. ms fernandez has previously denied any wrongdoing. she may have west the presidency, but cristina fernandez has not left the public stage. argentina‘s former president has been indicted for the second time in one year. she left the presidency into the —— she took overfrom she left the presidency into the —— she took over from her husband in 2007 and combined they held power for 12 years. her critics said she wrecked the economy. she resigned last december, and her political opponent won power. their relationship has been fractious
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since the beginning. ms fernandez did not attend her opponent‘s inauguration ceremony. since then there have been several accusations of corruption against the former president. in may, she was charged with making for —— fraudulent foreign currency transactions and in junea foreign currency transactions and in june a judge ordered her properties searched. injuly june a judge ordered her properties searched. in july her june a judge ordered her properties searched. injuly her assets were frozen. in —— now she is facing charges she ran a corruption scheme, this time allegations government steered public contracts to businessmen close to her family. ms fernandez has always dismissed corruption allegations as political persecution by her opponent. in response, she tweeted... illicit association is an illegal concept used by people to persecute their political opponents. unsettled weather during the past decade has had a dramatic impact on the uk‘s wildlife, according to the national trust,
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with some of its sites recording huge falls in the number or bees and butterflies. of bees and butterflies. the charity says a combination of milder winters and wetter summers have boosted grass growth, which has been good for farmers making hay, but led to falls in insect numbers. our correspondent tim muffett is in tints—field national trust estate, near bristol, for us this morning. top of a mild winter may feel out of place, but it has been just that. over the past ten years we have seen a series of mild winters and generally wet summers. what impact is this having a wildlife? each year the national trust surveys properties across the uk to see what impact the weather is having. this year, if you feel you have been more in your lawn a bit -- if —— if you feel you have been mowing
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your lawn more often than you normally do it is not something you have been imagining. it seems it probably has been true. voiceover: this year, beef farmer rob havard made hay while the sun shone and while the rain came and still, his grass grows. we have seen a really good grass grazing through the season, a lot of grass on the ground at the moment and we are in early —— end of december. i can keep my cattle out of the shed i think it is better for them. why the rampant grass growth? a mild wet winter was followed by a cold spring. and then came all mild wet weather in may and june, ideal conditions in which grass can grow. the rate of grass growth was in many places a third faster than normal, according to the agriculture and horticulture development board. conservationists are assessing the impact. excessive grass growth, why should anyone care? a lot of our more rare plants
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and animals, particularly insects, live in very short turf. if it is covered over by these coarse grasses, populations of those rare insects plummet. that has been an issue in 2016? rare insects plummet. definitely. rare insects plummet. the weather‘s impact on wildlife has been measured by matthew oakes for ten years. a number of species have been hit in 2016. the losers have been butterflies, bees, beetles, some grasshoppers, which require very short turf. wasps were hit very badly in 2012 and have not really recovered. we usually get a lot of waspa nesting on this bank, but i can vouch that we have not had any. none. surely a good thing, people hate wasps. they are a really important part of the food chain, they are really quite good
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at controlling a lot of pests and nasty little insects like black fly and greenfly. one thing that should be properly hibernating is caterpillars, butterflies and moths, when you get a mild month like this, they are not hibernating properly, they are out and about, that is not good for them, they burn off energy. as ever, there were wildlife winners in 2016, helped in part by wind direction. it has been a fantastic year for migrant birds, year for migrant birds. strong winds from the east, that helps a lot of migrating birds. we have had over 200 goldcrests arrived one day, from the point of view of slugs, an excellent year, from a gardener gardener‘s point of view, it was disastrous! we keep getting these mild wet winters, and we keep getting short spells of good weather. we have not had a good summer since 2006. we are overdue!
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staff here at tyntesfield say that they have been mowing the lawn for a lot later than they normally expect. another winner this year, apples, very good year for apple growth, cider manufacturers say they have seen a bumper crop. will this trend for mild winters and wet summers continue? we will soon find out what january has in store. there is concern over the impact on insects, reliant on short grass, being overtaken by this excessive course grass growth, one of the big features of 2016. injusta injust a moment in just a moment we will have a round—up of all of the day‘s national and international news in the lunchtime bulletin. hello, good afternoon. health officials say more than 80% of people in england aged between 40 and 60 are either overweight, inactive, or are drinking too much alcohol. public health england says their lifestyles are greatly increasing their risk of diseases such as diabetes.
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our health correspondent robert pigott has more details. lee parker is running for his life. aged 41 and weighing 22 stone, lee was told by his seven—year—old son that he loved him even though he was fat. it was the nudge lee needed. since august, when he changed his diet and began to exercise, he‘s lost five stone. it was a case of, should we just order a pizza tonight? we had food in but we couldn‘t be bothered cooking it. i think you just become a bit lazy and a bit drawn out with the daily grind of routine. there are many people in lee‘s position. almost 80% of women aged 40—60 are either overweight, obese, physically inactive or drinking more than official guidelines. among men, almost 90% fall into the same category. among the potentially devastating outcomes of this accumulation of health risks is diabetes. it has doubled in this age group in the last 20 years and already costs the nhs in england an estimated £14 billion per year. we are ageing as a population
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but too many of us are ageing with a number of chronic diseases. the reason why we are seeing this increase in chronic diseases such as cancer, stroke and heart disease is in large part because of behaviours which are adopted in the 40—60 age period. for example, still smoking or not getting enough physical activity, or perhaps drinking too much alcohol. the big impact, of course, is that this is going to put a huge burden on health services. to get the message across, in march public health england launched a health quiz as part of its one you campaign. it says more than1 million people have now taken the quiz and now have a route map to change their lives. robert pigott, bbc news. one woman has died after up to 20 vehicles were involved in dozens of collisions on the a40 near witney in
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0xfordshire. brown a dozen people we re 0xfordshire. brown a dozen people were hurt. the road has been closed in both directions. —— around a dozen people were hurt. search and rescue teams are looking for the crew of a fishing boat which sank off the coast of kent last night. one person was found clinging to the hull this morning, but it‘s believed two others are missing. dover coastguard is co—ordinating the operation. our correspondent simonjones is there. what‘s the latest, what are they telling you about the search, simon? well, the alarm was raised in the early hours of this morning when a passing boat saw this tab sized fishing vessel and one of the crew members standing on top of it. it is thought he had been like that for several hours. he was airlifted to hospital and is now being given treatment. he was able to tell the emergency services that two of his collea g u es emergency services that two of his colleagues were missing. a huge
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search has been taking place throughout the course of the morning, we have had two lifeboats from ramsgate taking part as well as a search and rescue helicopter. i understand in the last few minutes a tea m understand in the last few minutes a team has been flown over from belgium where the fishing vessel is from, consisting of two divers and also a doctor. those divers are going to attempt to go underneath this upturned vessel to see whether the two other crew members are there. at this time of year, the temperature is around nine or 10 degrees. as each hour passes, hope is fading. if they were wearing the right equipment, the coast guard here tell me they could potentially survive in the water for several hours. certainly they are keeping up the search and also keeping hope that they will be able to find these missing crew members. simon, thank you. simonjones, missing crew members. simon, thank you. simon jones, there. almost 300 nail bars have been visited by immigration officials in recent weeks in a renewed bid to crack down on illegal workers in the industry. more than 70 shops are likely to face fines, and more than a dozen vulnerable people were identified
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as being at risk of modern slavery, as richard lister reports. a nail bar in south london, one of 280 across the country raided in recent weeks to tackle the modern—day slave trade. the aim is to find people living under forced servitude but also the people that brought them here. three people were arrested at this business, all were vietnamese. the nail bar industry is the latest to be targeted by the home office under operation magnifier. under operation magnify. as a result of the raids, 68 businesses were warned they could be fined for immigration offences, 97 arrests, and officers identified 14 potential victims of slavery. many of them are brought here illegally and then forced into servitude to pay off massive debts to the traffickers. rarely do we see people kept in dungeons or anything like that but there is always a control element over them. they have been
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deceived to come here, controlled by traffickers, families may be threatened back home. it is those circumstances we have to overcome to encourage people to come forward and tell us about experiences and help bring the traffickers to justice. another raid on another south london nail bar. two were arrested here and will be deported, a third may have been forced to work here and is being investigated. the government says modern slavery is a barbaric crime and it is sending a strong message that it won‘t be tolerated. richard lister, bbc news. nhs hospitals have made more money than ever from parking charges and fines. figures from 89 health trusts across england suggest £120 million was raised from parking fees last year. that‘s up 5% on the year before. patient groups have criticised rising parking charges and the department of health said it expects trusts to put concessions in place for disabled people, carers and shift workers. the israeli prime minister,
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benjamin netanyahu, has intervened to delay a vote on building hundreds more settlement homes in eastjerusalem. last week, the un security council called for an end to israeli settle m e nts called for an end to israeli settlements on occupied land, a decision that unusually wasn‘t vetoed by the united states. our middle correspondent yolande knell joins us from jerusalem. what do you make of this move by benjamin netanyahu? well, it's a very significant move. this was expected to be the first approval of new settler homes, around 500 of them, since the very controversial un security council resolution which the palestinians have warmly welcomed and which israel says it com pletely welcomed and which israel says it completely rejects. it called it disgraceful, shameful and absurd. originally, the head of the municipal committee, the head of
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thisjerusalem municipal committee, the head of this jerusalem committee, had municipal committee, the head of thisjerusalem committee, had said that he planned to press ahead as scheduled with a vote on these settle m e nt scheduled with a vote on these settlement construction is. we were told by a committee member as the vote was cancelled earlier this morning that actually it was the prime minister himself who had made the call, ask them not to strain relations with the obama administration at this particular time ahead of a crucial speech that us secretary of statejohn kerry is expected to make ahead of the conflict. it is of course the busiest time of the year for retailers and the message to consume is all around us on advertising hoardings, buses and television. but there are warnings the raw materials used to make the things we buy are becoming depleted. last year around 60% of the goods we threw away ended up in landfill sites or were incinerated. every year, nearly 19 tonnes of raw materials are used to make the things each of us uses.
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but only 5% of the raw material value can be re—used. so, campaigners are calling for new thinking about how goods are designed to ensure they last longer, as our correspondent sian lloyd reports. out with the old to make way for the new. when something breaks or is outgrown, it usually ends up here. a throwaway culture means we keep on buying. but that takes its toll on the environment. and on the supply of raw materials that manufacturers use. at this company they make bikes for children. it‘s been a busy time of year, good news for the balance sheet. but the business is looking to the future where the bikes they supply won‘t be new. we think raw material prices will be such that bicycles become unaffordable for most families. so they‘re redefining the bicycle. the frame and forks are the heart the bicycle, so we started there. this is the prototype.
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it‘s been built to last 50 years. stainless steel has been chosen for its durability, and because it doesn‘t even need painting. instead of selling the bikes, they will rent them instead. and when a child grows, they will exchange the model for a bigger one. having foreseen this challenge coming in the future around raw materials, this is a threat to children being able to afford to access cycling, that is pretty devastating. and what we‘re working on here is seeking an alternative solution that is ready in place for when that time comes. so this is our head office on the isle of wight. we havejust over 100 people who work at the foundation. it‘s a way of thinking being championed by the world record—breaking yachtswoman, dame ellen macarthur. her charitable foundation promotes a circular economy and believes its principles can apply to everything from washing it machines to car parts. when you set foot on a boat and you take that boat around the world, you take
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with you everything you need for your survival. because you know 2,500 miles away from land, what you have is all you have. i suddenly realised that our global economy is no different. it‘s entirely dependent on resources we have once in the history of humanity and yet we are using them up. so the economy itself, the way it functions, is can‘t run in the long—term. this new set of wheels is both circular in design and how it is being built. tomos is the first child to test the new technology. i'm a great fan of buying things that last a long time, getting a lot of use out of them. if they get the pricing right and they are affordable for everybody, then i can see it being quite a good model. companies including google, nike and renault are already buying into the idea of a circular economy. but consumers will also need to change their habits if it is to pick up speed. sian lloyd, bbc news. that‘s all from us for now.
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the next news on bbc one is at 6 o‘clock. now we join the bbc‘s news teams where you are. goodbye. hello, a very good afternoon, you are watching bbc news. it is 12:53pm. internet connected devices we re 12:53pm. internet connected devices were at the top of many of our christmas lists this year and around the world more and more people are using smart tvs and connected watchers to make their lives easier. there could be over six billion connected things in use by the end of this year, but our technological friends don‘t come without risk. in our search for convenience we could be sacrificing our privacy, and opening ourselves up to hackers, as holly hamilton has been finding out. this suburban family home may look safe and secure, but inside there are intruders. that claim to make your life easier. but in reality, they could prove a threat. but it‘s not ghosts and ghouls you need to worry about, it‘s these. the hackers know how
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to control them. today‘s modern household has more smart technology than ever before. by the end of 2016 it is estimated there will be 6.4 billion connected things induced, with 5 million new devices —— connected things in use, with 5 million new devices going online everyday. we have connected light bulbs, samsung smartphones, low security cameras which we use an a schedule. if i‘m at work i can get a notification and i can see if it is a burglar orjust my husband home early. do you feel pretty secure them? with this, yes. that‘s what she thinks. meet matt. without even getting out of his car, he can gain control of your home security, your lighting and even your cattle. —— security, your lighting and even your kettle. this route would be an attractive
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target to any hacker. if they can somehow gain unauthorised access to that router from this vicinity, they are suddenly on the home network. once you‘re on the network, that‘s when you could start trying to gain unauthorised access to other systems on the network. but of course matt is in a real hacker, he‘s a cyber security expert used by companies to find security weaknesses. it turns out that with the right know how you can drag pretty much everything. how old are you? i'm seven years old. she has bluetooth capability and if you are within range, maybe 15 metres, you can connect to this toy without any authentication, any passwords. we‘ve been able to show how you can start turning her microphone on to record audio. you can also play, spookily, audio back through the speaker. i'm kayla, i'm in control, i can say what i like. this is a smart tv. depending on the level of access an attacker might
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have to your network, they might be able to do certain things like deploy malicious apps. some smart tvs have the capability of recording audio. hackers may be able to listen to what people are saying within the household. that‘s quite terrifying, thinking someone is listening to you from within your tv. so if you find a smart device under the tree this christmas, the advice is to make sure it‘s secure, use passwords and check your privacy settings. that way you can ensure there are no ghosts in your machines. holly hamilton, bbc news. much more coming up at the top of the hour, let‘s get the weather now. we have some icy stretches on roads now, and some fog patches causing trouble, too. this is the grey skies
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in norfolk, you can see the fog banks still dotted around england and wales country. and on the hills above abergavenny, we also were out above abergavenny, we also were out above the fog bank. thanks to our weather watcher, carol, for sending us weather watcher, carol, for sending us that beautiful picture. for the vast majority of inward and wales it a straightforward, clear blue skies, like winds, temperatures around six or seven, but there will be leases that hang onto low cloud and mist through the afternoon. —— there will be places. in northern ireland and scotla nd be places. in northern ireland and scotland there will be quite a lot of cloud around come occasional brighter spells are possible. overnight, clear skies across england and wales country, some frost patches developing come in rural parts especially for england and wales country, but also fog. that is likely to become more widespread than in the simply can‘t be more dense, poor visibility towards the end of the night that
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could cost transport issues into thursday morning. abc radio stations area thursday morning. abc radio stations are a good place to keep up—to—date. -- bbc are a good place to keep up—to—date. —— bbc radio. some of the uk‘s highest buildings will be poking above the fog layer and into clear skies once again. similar weather tomorrow in england and wales country, the fog will be patchy and more widespread. it will tend to lift with sunny spells coming through but some areas will keep the fog into the afternoon. for northern ireland and scotland a fair bit of cloud but with south—westerly winds here, the warmest weather here 11 celsius in stornoway. it will turn wetter across north and western parts of scotland on friday, otherwise a lot of dry weather and cloud at round once again. this front towards the end of the year will sink south and by new year‘s day we will have called northerly
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winds spreading in, cold enough for snow across the northern hills by new year‘s day. this this is bbc news, i amjane hill, the headlines at 1pm. public health england warns middle england —— middle—aged england could be facing a health crisis because of their unhealthy lifestyles. one woman has died and several have been injured after four accidents involving 20 vehicles on the a 40 in 0xfordshire. a search is continuing off the kent coast for two crew members missing after art fishing boat capsized last night. also in the next hour, japan‘s prime minister offers his everlasting condolences to the victims of the attack on pearl harbour. shinzo abe was speaking as he joined president obama on a historic visit to the us naval base attacked by japan 75 years ago. here, nearly 300
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