tv Victoria Derbyshire BBC News January 10, 2017 9:00am-11:00am GMT
hello, it's tuesday, it's 9am. i'm victoria derbyshire, welcome to the programme. this morning, strikes, delays and cancellations. again. southern rail commuters tell us their view on the operator on another day of strike action. i get iget up i get up early to get the overground or the bus, it takes a lot longer. today marks the first of six days of strikes by southern rail this month, so what's the solution? do get in touch with us throughout the programme. also today, in an exclusive interview nicole kidman tells us why she wants more children at the age of a9, but her husband won't let her. when people talk about regrets, do i have regrets? i wish i had more children. my husband tells me to shut it down. i would have liked to oi’ shut it down. i would have liked to or three more. i love children. and, herfilm lion hasjust received five bafta nominations, but la la land, a film about a hollywood musical, leads the way with 11 nominations.
what? come on! the tv show, the one i was telling you about. congratulations, that's a credible! i feel like i said negative stuff about it before. it is like rebel without a cause. i got the bullets! hello, welcome to the programme. we're live until iiam. as you'd expect, we'll bring you the latest breaking news and developing stories. stay tuned for some fascinating footage of chimpanzees which appears to show them developing tools to help them drink water. it's brilliant. that before 10am. if you're getting in touch, use the hashtag #victorialive. our top story today. jeremy corbyn is to explain labour's approach to brexit and immigration. in a speech later, he'll say for the first time that he's not "wedded" to the principle of free movement of people, and he'll argue that the uk can't afford to lose
full access to the single market, as many british jobs and businesses depend on it. why the change of heart from jeremy corbyn? what we get today is the jeremy corbyn reboot, relaunch, at the start of the year, trying to present a different sort of leadership and a different approach to brexit. he has been out and about this morning, doing a round of media interviews, something which he has been conspicuously avoiding to date, and it has been an attempt to put him on the front foot and on brexit he says that brexit could be good for britain, we could be better off if we left the eu, and on freedom of movement, that issue which he is conspicuously defending to date, he says they are not wedded to it, and
there may have to be restrictions as pa rt there may have to be restrictions as part of the negotiations. and that labour is open—minded about that. but more than that, from a clear blue sky, he has also announced this morning that he is in favour of a maximum earnings cap. in other words, people can only earn so much money, and that is it. this is his attempt to present himself as the populist leader, willing to take on the wealthy, the establishment, the bankers, saying you can earn so much and no more. this is what he said on radio 4. we have the worst levels of income disparity of most of the oecd countries in this country. it is getting worse. corporate taxation is a part of it. if we want to live in a part of it. if we want to live in a more it at every and society and fund our public services, we cannot
go on creating worst levels of inequality. there should be a law to limit income? i think let's look at it. you have got a view on it. tell us it. you have got a view on it. tell us what it is. what i want to see... to get the figure, a law to limit maximum earnings? i would like to see it, ithink maximum earnings? i would like to see it, i think it would be a fairer thing to do. we cannot set ourselves up thing to do. we cannot set ourselves up as being a grossly unequal, bargain basement economy on the shores of europe. we have to be something that is more a gal at every, gives real opportunities to everybody, and properly funds our services. look at the crisis in the nhs as an example. that is massive. any reaction so far? i rang one of his press people. isaid, far? i rang one of his press people. i said, what is that? there was a silence on the other end of the
phone. she said, i will get back to you. i thinkjeremy corbyn has caught his own party, his own people, off—guard, nobody knew he would stay that. i cannot think of any other labour politician ever calling for a maximum earnings cap. that says that you can earn so much, and that is it. the state is taking the lot. how would that work? i presume in the city of london, if there was a cap, presumably half the banks, half the bankers would just disappear. it is an extraordinary policy. but maybe his calculation is, never mind the froth in the westminster village, never mind the outrage, it could be popular, people might think, why should people earn more than £1 million? why should there not be a cap? that is what he is trying to do, to present himself, like donald trump, of the anti—establishment politician, the
person prepared to tell it as it is, even if, within the westminster village, it seemed like an extraordinary idea. more reaction to come. wherever you are, let me know. would you back a maximum earnings cap? what would be cap the? a million? half a million? is it popular with you? we will talk to some labour mps later, we will feed your thoughts into that conversation. you can e—mail us or send me a tweet. joanna is in the bbc newsroom with a summary of the rest of the day's news. commuters on southern rail are facing the first of three days of strikes by train drivers this week. the dispute about the role of the guard on trains has been going on for nearly ten months. it is a dispute which has been crippling london's train lines for ten months. another strike today. commuters are at their wits‘ end.
it is horrendous. you have to get up early to go underground or get a bus. it takes longer. i am abandoning going into town tomorrow. we will see how things go later in the week. i have managed to get a train but it is not good at all. it is really packed out. it seems talks between the two sides have turned nasty. the tactics they have used have been malicious. at best they have been dishonest, disingenuous, deceitful, and at worst, spiteful. our reality is that we are now experiencing a new type of industrial relations in our industry that we have not seen for some time. it's a row over the role of the on—board guard. southern wants drivers to take over the safety—critical job of closing the doors. but the union says the guard should do it. a report by the regulator says southern's plans were safe as long as they provided the right equipment and training. all of the 2,000—plus services in the company will be cancelled today, tomorrow and friday. there'll be huge disruption
on thursday too because the trains will be in the wrong place. and that's on top of an overtime ban which is cutting services daily. another three—day strike is planned later this month. the issue of driver—controlled trains is affecting southern today, but it could easily spread to other franchises through britain. our correspondent duncan kennedy is at horsham station in west sussex for us this morning. how are things their? terrible, as right across the region, kent, sussex, surrey and parts of hampshire, 300,000 travel journeys should be made today, it is zero at the moment. normally we would have five or 10,000 commuters coming through here in the rush hour. i will show you what is going on inside. a completely empty
concourse. it is like that across all the stations on southern railways. the different from last month's strikes, southern and national express are putting on coaches and buses to get a few people around, but it is very patchy, only 200 buses. just to get people a few miles down the track. to recap, it is all about who opened the doors. is it these drivers? they say it should not be them. it is just not safe for them to do so. they say it should be the guard. but southern say it is proven that it is 0kfor southern say it is proven that it is ok for the drivers to do it, there isa ok for the drivers to do it, there is a lot of evidence to say it is safe, and that the guards can be better used on the train, looking after passengers. i cannot come together. no talks planned. 0nwards and upwards for the misery for these tens of thousands of commuters. and in a few minutes' time victoria will be talking to commuters who use the service, both supporting and against
the strikes, about how the dispute can be resolved. a 15—year—old girl is being questioned by police in york after the death of a seven—year—old girl. the younger girl was found with life—threatening injuries in the woodthorpe area of the city yesterday afternoon. she was taken to hospital but died a short time later. the teenager remains in police custody. the british and irish governments say they're going to work to try to find a solution to the most—serious political crisis in northern ireland in a decade. yesterday, the deputy first minister, sinn fein's martin mcguinness, resigned. it came after weeks of tension between his party and its partners in the power—sharing government, the democratic unionists. northern ireland secretary james brokenshire is expected to make a statement to mps today. boris johnson, who's visiting washington, says he's confident britain will be first in line for a trade deal with the new us administration. the foreign secretary has been meeting senior republican politicians, who've promised to make a us—uk trade deal a priority.
barack 0bama warned in april that the uk would be at the back of the queue if voters chose brexit. concerns have been raised about the care of transgender prisoners, following four deaths in just over a year atjails in england and wales. a report from the prisons and probation 0mbudsman says prison staff and managers need to be more proactive and flexible in the way they deal with inmates who've changed their birth gender, or are in the process of doing so. the ministry ofjustice says it has revised its guidance so prisoners are dealt with according to the gender they identify with. drivers caught offending on so—called "smart motorways" could be offered re—education lessons by the police. smart motorways operate variable speed limits and can open the hard shoulder to reduce congestion. but the national police lead for roads says many motorists are becoming confused about when they're allowed to drive on the hard shoulder. and will seek to hire more.
it says the uk's strong creative industries made it "a great place to build a global business". the move is seen as a positive in the technology sector, as the likes of facebook and google have based themselves in ireland, which offer lower tax breaks. the hollywood musical la la land leads nominations for this year's baftas, with 11 nods, including best film. its stars ryan gosling and emma stone are also up for best actor and actress, just a day after winning at the golden globes. british actors andrew garfield, emily blunt and hugh grant are also nominated, as is british state—welfare drama i, daniel blake. the ceremony takes place on february 12th in london. that's a summary of the latest bbc news, more at 9:30am. we are hoping to talk to ken loach
in the next hour. we will also talk to the chair of bafta. and we have an exclusive interview with nicole kidman, her film has an exclusive interview with nicole kidman, herfilm has been nominated for five awards, kidman, herfilm has been nominated forfive awards, including herself forfive awards, including herself for best supporting actress. to get in touch. use the hashtag #victorialive. if you text, you will be charged at the standard network rate. jackie says, it is about time the rmt and aslef will help to account for the radical restriction —— disruption for the passages. they would then think again before calling strike action. we will talk to commuters and people with a point of view on this latest strike action. we will talk to them in the next five minutes or so. let's get some sport now with jessica. fifa are voting on whether to expand the number of teams at the world cup finals? yes, it looks as though it will be voted in by football's world governing body fifa.
so, from 2026, there'll be a bigger world cup. some have raised their eyebrows, though. there are concerns about whether this will dilute the quality of the tournament. the chief exec of the fa martin glenn says they'd prefer to keep the current format. germany, who won the world cup in 2014, have said that it could create a greater imbalance between teams. there's also questions about increased revenue. from their own research, fifa say they'll potentially make an extra £520 million from this expansion, how much has that influenced their decision? this isn't lost on fifa president gianni infantino, who's acknowledged the financial benefits of the expansion, but he insists that football needs to be more inclusive, and this will develop football around the world. indeed, for smaller nations it could lead to the incredible scenes we witnessed at the european championships last summer. the likes of wales, who went on a run all the way to the semi—finals.
excitement, entertainment. and iceland, a nation ofjust over 300,000, beating england on their way to the quarter—finals. that's exactly what an expansion could provide, the chance to dream. particularly for african and asian countries, who are expected to get the bulk of the 16 extra places. let me ask you about cycling's governing body because they have given athletes seven weeks to prepare for the schooling world championships? just under two months for a world championships. it gets underway on 2nd march in los angeles and it is the second time they will be held in the season following a paralympics. the president of the
governing body says the move signifies notable progress and believes it will enrich the para—cycling calendar as the uci plan on organising this event every year, but a strong reaction from british para cyclist, yeoedy cundy. he wrote on twitter, "why do the uci think it is acceptable to give seven weeks official notice of a championships?" are they expecting anyone to turn up. strong reaction there, victoria. i will have more at 10am. thank you very much, jess. jess will be back later. this is the reaction from you to the labour leaderjeremy corbyn, suggestion on the radio this morning
ofa suggestion on the radio this morning of a maximum salary cap, legislation to introduce a maximum salary. puck e—mails, "we, iwould to introduce a maximum salary. puck e—mails, "we, i would support the introduction of a maximum limit of say £1 million. another viewer tweets, "hearing jeremy corbyn's new—found views on brexit, i was worried he had become voteable and then i heard about his maximum earnings cap." another viewer then i heard about his maximum earnings cap. " another viewer says, "just tax accordingly." a another tweet says, "it is a great idea." more reaction to come on the programme as you would expect. another day of strike action is affecting hundreds of thousands of passengers. today it's the turn of southern rail to strike again. drivers belonging to the aslef union have begun their first of six day—long stoppages planned for january. it follows previous strikes in the run up to christmas. only 16 trains will run today instead of the usual 2,242. they're striking in a row over who should push the button to open
and close the train doors — drivers or guards. separately, british airways cabin crew are also striking today in a row over pay, although ba say the effects should be minimal. so this morning, if you're a commuter affected by the latest strikes, do you back them? or is it time for tougher legislation to make it harder for unions to walk—out? with us a group of southern rail commuters who say they're constantly met with delays, cancellations and nightmare journeys. becky wright is the director of unions21 who feels strike legislation is more than robust enough and conservative mp for havant, alan mak who feels there is room to strengthen the law on striking. welcome all of you. i want to hear
your commuter stories first of all. why don't you begin, alison. good morning. i travel in from crawley into victoria and then up to green park. i work just into victoria and then up to green park. i workjust opposite the ritz. southern, it was a nightmare before the strikes. now, it'sjust fundamentally worse. i'm quite fortu nate fundamentally worse. i'm quite fortunate in the fact that i work fortunate in the fact that i work for a company that is very understanding and accommodating so at the moment, you know, they are quite understand the problems that we face, but how much longer that will be the case? myjob is in london. so, you know, there is only so much they will accommodate before they will start kind of thinking well, maybe we should consider... find someone who lives nearer or doesn't have to use southern rail to get to work. emma, what about your experience? mine is different. i
travel south into victoria, all into london bridge and i'm freelance and i teach ballet. i have to be there. the doors open for students and they need to be able to access. there is a priority to get there and i have family at home. i have a five—year—old and a seven—year—old. what i'm upset with the fact that this is affecting them. in what way? they are noticing my absence. normally i would leave briefly before they go to school and i'm back afterwards, that precious time that you have with them in the morning and the evening is getting shorter and shorter and they are starting to get upset. that's because you're late back? yes, i get in and they are already ready for bed and we've lost that time together and i worry, i have to pay for so many taxis just to ensure that i'll get to their show or a parents evening and for my work, because i'm freelance, if i'm not there then they will hire somebody else next time and i'm paying out to
make sure i get there. absolutely. so it isa make sure i get there. absolutely. so it is a catch 22. i come in from east croydon. the reason i moved there because the journey to victoria should take 16 minutes, but my journey victoria should take 16 minutes, but myjourney is taking an hour and 20 oran myjourney is taking an hour and 20 or an hour—and—a—half. it is not necessarily the cancelled trains or the delays that are the problem, it is the fact that if one train gets cancelled you have got a platform of thousands of people so you're having to let two or three go because of overcrowding. i work somewhere that's flexible, buttant don't know how much longer the flexibility will la st how much longer the flexibility will last really. people are cross about the disruption. and perhaps, think maybe the strike legislation should be toughened even further. the conservatives have already raised the threshold when it comes to public sector industrial ballots. what's your view on that?” public sector industrial ballots. what's your view on that? i think we have some of the toughest legislation in any kind of western democracy. we're not france, we
can't just democracy. we're not france, we can'tjust decide one moment we're going to walk out. there was a lengthy legislative procedure before the government decided to enact the trade union bill. it costs money. no union goes into, no workers go into a strike without due consideration because it takes a lot of effort, it ta kes because it takes a lot of effort, it takes people's pay. it affects customers. it affects passengers. and so if you're going to go through this process, there has to be a really good reason why that happens and because we already have strong legislation, we had strong legislation, we had strong legislation before, i don't see the need for us to continue to change. asa need for us to continue to change. as a conservative mp, is the legislation strong enough? do you look at this ongoing strike action and think maybe there is more we can do? the strikes are causing massive disruption to people's working lives and theirfamily disruption to people's working lives and their family lives. the priority is to get the unions to call off the strikes and get people back to work and to their families and then we
will look at how we can protect the infrastructure and accept the trains are safe. no one is losing their jobs. no one is taking a pay cut and get our trains running again.|j jobs. no one is taking a pay cut and get our trains running again. i mean there is a big dispute over whether a train is safer if a driver, using big mirrors, can actually see properly down a very long platform, sometimes with ten or 11 carriages, whether he or she is in the right position to be able to close the doors and know that customers are safe ? doors and know that customers are safe? yeah, well safety is very important and the independent office of rail regulation has said on thursday that it is safe. it is not just mirrors, it is using cctv so they can see the whole length of the train. we can make sure that the driver is seeing the length of the train. it is common sense. if someone train. it is common sense. if someone is stuck in the doors or there is a problem, the driver can stop the train and do something about it, the conductors can't do anything about it. what we want is the driver to take control of the safety... the driver to take control of the safety. . . the the driver to take control of the safety... the point is the conductor would be on the platform and would have a perfect view of whether anybody is trying to get on at the last minute? the independent
regulator made sure it is safe. the driver has a good view and where there is recommendations for lighting at stations we have asked the operator to make sure that's implemented. what is important is the driver has control of the train and if there are any problems they can stop it. the on board supervisor, the guard, can help passengers with luggage and journey times and travel with tickets and all that stuff, really passenger focussed. no one is losing their job. no one is getting a pay cut and it is safe. it is really unsafe, isn't it? there is a new form of train rage out there and i have seen, there was an 11—year—old boy trying to get to school and he couldn't get on. everyone is out for themselves because nobody wants to lose theirjob because you can hear the desperateness in people's voice. it is no longer please move down. it is, "please let me get on the train. " is, "please let me get on the train." this poor lad is running up and down and he probably only needed to go two stops. he knew his journey and he is there by himself. it is not safe. if that kid was actually stuck in the door, the conductor can't do
anything about it and the train could drive. under the new system, the driver can see that kid, stop the driver can see that kid, stop the train and sort out the problem. that's why it is safe. as someone who uses the trains all the time with young kids, if i'm at the end of the train, how long does it take the train driver to do that and the disruption... he could stop the doors closing. nick says, "i am a train driver. there can be no doubt that 12 carriage driver—only operated trains are not safe. i fear the day people die at my hands because i have to carry out other duties so as to not go to prison for manslaughter and on that day, i shall be wishing that we had a guard on every single train whether one or 12 carriages. the government's sta nce 12 carriages. the government's stance is an outrage and they hide behind govia. the fact that they do thatis behind govia. the fact that they do that is disgusting. we should be
supporting railways when the time of modernising is a lie. the on board supervisors will be likely made redundant in 2021." the guards are dealing with passengers and the driver takes control of safety. we have to remember the trains are operating on 30% of trains across the whole of the k and they have been used in the uk for the last 30 years. they are on the underground and the thames docklands light railway. i trust the views of a train driver, somebody who does the job every day. there is an element of theory and practise and i think comparing the tube trains with something like southern rail or even comparing it with virgin east coast is like comparing apples and oranges. yes, they are all fruit, but different trains and there are different ways of doing things. you can't do that. martin hasjust arrived. he is another commuter. hi martin, welcome. better late than neverment thank you for making the
effort. there is a lot of traffic on the road. i understand there is a rail strike! tell our audience where you stand on the strike as a commuter? i live in west sussex. my line is southern cap rail. i am self—employed so i can choose. i'm not risk myjob, but i'm certainly missing a lot of appointments. do you back the strikes?|j missing a lot of appointments. do you back the strikes? i do. do you? yes. when i used to work in local government we had a customerfocus policy and the point was you didn't think what the customer might want. you actually found out what the customer might want and what i want from trains is reliability and safety. and i want my train driver to drive the train. i don't want him worrying about what's going on 12 coaches behind. let's ask all of you that. first of all, do you back the strikes? i do back them. i understand why they're doing it, but
it has been going on, i haven't got ona train it has been going on, i haven't got on a train on time since last christmas. christmas 2015? you're kidding me. i live only eight miles outside of london. that's to do with southern... that's general. i agree with the safety end of it. you alison? the safety aspect, yes. what about the strike? i'm 50/50. i used to, iwas about the strike? i'm 50/50. i used to, i was 100% behind the strike and i understood the reasons for it. now, being a commuter and being at the kind of front end of that, on a daily basis, and knowing that some days my journey, i daily basis, and knowing that some days myjourney, i can stand at victoria and just think oh my god how am! victoria and just think oh my god how am i going to get home? because there are no trains because they've cancelled god knows how many beforehand. cancelled god knows how many before hand. there are cancelled god knows how many beforehand. there are thousands of people trying to get on to one train and it is dangerous. now, when you talk about safety, that for me, is a major concern that the strikes are
causing huge safety issues on platforms. that's really interesting. emma, do you back the strikes? no. ijust think there should be another way. so now, let's try and come up with a solution. clearly, we' re not try and come up with a solution. clearly, we're not going to achieve that in two or three minutes on national television continue o tuesday morning, but let's have a goment you said we need to get the two sides around the table. clearly, everybody knows that. what else needs to happen? well, we need to get them around the table. yes. yes. yes. but for the unions to accept that the trains are safe and their members are working in a highly paid environment. is that not an adversarial way to go about it? that's why we are not proposing to change the strike laws and trying to get alison and emma and martin and other colleagues back to work. negotiations don't work like that in the real world. the two sides don't come together and say, "i'm giving in." that's how negotiations work.
we have had negotiations... no, it is about compromise, isn't it? that is not how a relationship works. people come together, they try to find common ground. sometimes they disagree, sometimes they agree. what would you suggest? there has got to be a third way somewhere. the obvious thing is people, round the table and converts and listen more than talk. but in the end, there needs to be a third suggestion. something that does a bit for both sides, so that neither gives away totally, but they both give a little. what might that be? i have just got out of a trafficjam! little. what might that be? i have just got out of a traffic jam! you have done very well. they could trial it on quieter services, to get the drivers who backing. if they drove on a quieter service and they
we re drove on a quieter service and they were still scared and did not feel they had the safety of the train, pull it, but if they could give it a go, just to see if there was a happy ground... could they keep the guard on the 12 carriage train in rush hour? in the middle of the day, there is often not 12 carriages, very often four, you do not need it on four, surely. iwould very often four, you do not need it on four, surely. i would go with that as well, i would be happy to see them trial it on quieter services, not at peak rush—hour. i went to the bbc debate in east grinstead on sunday. i watched the ceo of govia and the rmt die. ‘s the rmt guy. there is a lot of trust that has gone between those two.
there needs to be a relationship, and they need to be able to trust each other to compromise, and at the moment they are poles apart. let me read some more comment. ethan says, keep the guard, who else will keep the drunks at bay when you are travelling with your young children? michael says, it is unclear, what do both sides want? every report you run gives a different view from both sides, and your reporters. duncan kennedy says there will be two people on the train, but why is that not acceptable? why can't the second person work the doors, as is currently the situation? i am confused. thank you. good luck. still to come, in the past hour, the nominations for this year's baftas have been announced. andrew garfield and emily blunt are up for best acting awards, as are the stars of la la land, ryan gosling and emma stone. nicole kidman hasjust been
nominated for a best supporting actress bafta for her role in the film lion. we speak to her about her film and a range of other topics. she says she wants more children, even though she is 49. here'sjoanna in the bbc newsroom with a summary of today's news. jeremy corbyn has good size of the gap between high income earners and the lowest paid, saying that a cap on earnings might produce a more eager let aryan society. —— egalitarian. speaking to bbc radio 4's today programme, mr corbyn said he thought introducing the limit would be "the fairer thing to do". there should be a law to limit income? i think let's look at it. you have got a view on it. tell us what it is.
what i want to see... forget a figure, a law to limit maximum earnings? i would like to see it, i think it would be a fairer thing to do. commuters on southern rail are facing the first of three days of strikes by train drivers this week. it's the latest industrial action in the dispute over plans for drivers to open and close doors, which has been going on for almost ten months. drivers will walk out today, tomorrow and on friday. southern has urged the aslef union to get back around the negotiating table. a 15—year—old girl is being questioned by police in york after the death of a seven—year—old girl. the younger girl had life—threatening injuries is today afternoon. she was taken to hospital but died a short time later. that's a summary of the latest bbc news, more at 10am. here's some sport now. it looks as though we'll be seeing more teams involved in the world cup in future. fifa are expected to agree plans later to expand the finals from 32 teams to 48 teams, starting from the 2026 world cup. there'd be 16 groups of three, and then a straight knockout stage.
claudio ranieri has won fifa's first coach of the year award. the leicester city manager was in zurich to pick up the title, recognition of his achievement in leading the 5,000—1 shots to the premier league title last season. championship side leeds united came from behind to beat league two cambridge united to reach the fourth round of the fa cup last night. they'll go to either non—league sutton united or afc wimbledon next. league two wycombe have
a dream tie away at premier league tottenham hotspur. and, johanna konta's preparations for the australian open continue to go smoothly. the british number one has reached the third round of the sydney international with a comfortable straight—sets win over australia's daria gavrilova. iam back i am back just i am backjust after 10am. this morning, in an exclusive interview with this programme, nicole kidman tells this programme she'd like more kids at the age of a9, but her
husband won't let her. she's just been nominated for a best supporting actress bafta for her role in the film lion, which tells the true story of a young boy who gets lost in india and ends up being adopted by an australian family. the film also gets four other nominations. in a wide—ranging interview, nicole kidman also talks about ageism and us president—elect donald trump. but we start by talking about herfilm. where are
you from? kolkata. which part? i'm adopted. i'm not really... i'm starting to remember. 0ur beautiful boy. a life i'd forgotten. are you 0k? i had another family. what happened ? i was lost. it is a true story, which i think is always important to say, because it's about an indian boy who gets lost in india from his mother and his brother, and then it's about an australian family who adopts him and his
journey, which is extraordinary, to then finding his biological mother back in india. do you have any idea what it's like? how every day my real brother screams my name? i always thought that i could keep this family together. what if you do find home and they are not even there? and you just keep searching? i don't have a choice. it's deeply emotional, as people will tell you, as you know, but it's also really uplifting, because what he does and what he overcomes and what even sue, the character i play, does, through sheer determination, all of the stories are about overcoming enormous odds. watching it, it felt life affirming. and very emotional, as you say. and connected.
i think it shows you... it shows you some of the truths of adoption. it shows you some of the truths of adoption. but it also shows you the strength of good parenting. and it shows you that when you really set your sights on something, you can sometimes overcome enormous odds to achieve things. and you spent time with the real sue brierley, didn't you? yeah. how important was that in playing her? imperative. i mean, ijust said to garth davis, who is the director, i said, when he asked me to play the role and she wanted me to play her, i said, "would she be open to me meeting her?" and he went, "no, she wants to meet you and share her story." and i had her. first of all, i sent a friend of mine who'd interviewed her for two days, because i didn't want her to feel too strange with me asking a load of questions, and he fell in love with her. and then she came to sydney and sat in my apartment and we just kind of went,
"phew." and we've stayed like that. she's deeply maternal, as you can see in the film, and i'm deeply maternal, too, so i think we come together. as i understand it, she wanted you to play her. presumably because you have four children, two of whom are adopted? yeah, and also i think being australian, you know, she'd seen me grow up. she sort of knew me in a much deeper way than probably people who aren't australian do. and i think she just felt close to me, which is a very unusual thing, and it's unusual when you meet the person you're playing and you do have that sort of connection when you go, "gosh, i want you to stay in my life for as long as you're willing." i think what's really clear from the film for anybody who didn't realise it already,
is that an adoptive mother's love for a child and a birth mother's love for that same child is the same love. don't. it makes me cry. it really is. and i think when it's shown in a film with such warmth and openness and compassion, i think that's a beautiful thing for people to see. why does that make you cry? i don't know. probably because i'm so connected to it. and i think it's so succinctly put by the writer, luke davies, when she holds his face in the film when he's about to go and find his biological mother. and sue, my character, says, "i just can't wait for her to see how beautiful you are." and she sends him on his way with that, which is the truth. she wanted his biological mother to know she'd kept him safe. she'd raised him with love. that he was a beautiful human being, and here he is, here is the son we share.
it's amazing. you describe the film as they love letter to bella and connor, your adopted children. to all my children. 0k, fairenough. it's a love letter in terms of me as a mother to my children, but then to other mothers and children, too, because it's meant to connect on that level, because it's rare that we get to say that. the unconditional love, that no matter where you go, what you do, what yourjourney is, i'm always here, come, i'm here and i love you. you have two younger ones and two older ones in their 20s. as young adults, how proud are you of the way they are turning out? i think, really... ithink... and proud is a weird word. it's not something that i'd... i find it attached to success or ego or anything. it's morejust... just love.
if that makes sense. because i think the loveliest thing you can say to a child is, "i'm just happy you're in the world." "because you're in the world, i'm happy." does that make sense? it does, it does. how did we get into this? when i look at some of your other films, dead calm, moulin rouge, the hours, and the countless awards you have won, you still say you don't think you've ever given a great performance. do you mean that? i mean the word great, you know, i'm talking about the performances that are up here. i think i've given really good performances. i still don't think i've given my best performance, if that makes sense. but do you think you've got that in you, it still to come? i think i've got an enormous amount still to say and do and be. which is a wonderful thing at my age, to still feel that. why do you say at your age?
because i think sometimes that wanes as you get older and you've achieved a lot. and i've seen it in people. and it certainly... it's what i love. i read something recently that isabel huppert had said. where she said, "i'm an actress in my fingernails, in my toes." and that's what i am. do you think hollywood has got a problem with decent roles for women in their 40s and upwards? female actors in their 40s and upwards? i mean, that's such a loaded question. a problem, in what way? i mean, is there enough of them? probably not, but now there is so much more available to us in terms of globally — working in tv, working in film. i think we are in a position where we can create our own shows. i just did that with reese witherspoon, where we have done a show called big little lies and five of the roles are for women and three of them are for women over a0. i'm in a very fortunate
position where i have really interesting directors offering me different things. but, you know, ourjob now as females in this industry is to push through and try to blur those boundaries. we've got incredible trailblazers in terms of huppert and meryl streep and sarandon and jessica lange and all of these women who... and judy davis. all of these women who, before us, have carved paths that are defying the norm, from what it was, say, 30 years ago. it's fabulous. and we've got to continue the work. you said, "we need to create more opportunities, it is not an even playing field." but from what you've said, you haven't experienced a lack of opportunities? i think i'm in the position now where it's kind of, the doors are open. and there are so many more roles available, partly because of the way in which the industry's been changed.
we have hbo and netflix and amazon and all of these mediums that are now very different to just going to the theatre and seeing a film. later in the programme we'll bring you the second part of that interview, where she talks about her desire for more babies, aged a9, the secret to her successful marriage and why she thinks america should be getting behind donald trump. and lion, which hasjust received five bafta nominations, is released on 20th january. 0ther bafta nominees include british stars andrew garfield and emily blunt in the best actor category, but la la land, a musical set in los angeles, leads the field with 11 nominations. alien drama arrival and dark thriller nocturnal animals get nine nominations each, and ken loach‘s british social drama i, daniel blake gets five nominations. let's look at some of the
nominations. # city of stars, are you shining just for me? # city of stars, there's so much that i can't see. # who knows, is this the start of something wonderful? if you've been deemed fit for work, your only option is jobseeker‘s allowance. well, i want to appeal. you have to apply online, sir. i was a carpenter. i've never been anywhere near a computer. you need to run the mouse up the screen. no, not that like that. i'm just gannin' round in circles. i'm going to have to ask you to leave. i'm trying to explain to you a situation, and you don't care. i've got about 12 quid in my purse. do you know what — you've created a scene. what was i supposed to do? jesus christ! who's first in this queue? iam. do you mind if this young
lass signs on first? no, no, you carry on. this isn't your concern. i want you to get out as well. every 18 hours a door opens up. that's when we go in. let's talk to jane lush, she's the new chair of bafta. what it is about la la land that has meant it's captured thejudges' hearts so much? it is the members of bafta that vote, it is notjudges, it is a vote by industry peers if you like, but i think it's a joyous film and these are quite grim times and we've got a lot of gritty films in the line up, but i thailand land stands out because it's a musical. a proper musical where people sing and dance. the opening sequence famously on a motorway. ryan gosling learnt to play the piano. and pretty well. i gather pretty well. it is a love story and it's about los angeles and it is la la land. so it is about the
madness of los angeles. so it makes you smile. it is a very heart warming film. it is also a very beautiful film. it makes warming film. it is also a very beautifulfilm. it makes los warming film. it is also a very beautiful film. it makes los angeles look gorgeous which obviously the voters over in america love that too, don't they? yes. british stars andrew garfield, emily blunt and hugh grant have been nominated for best acting award. it sounds parochial when we talk about british talent, but that's great news? andrew garfield, that's not a british film and in the supporting nominations, aaron taylor—johnson playing an american, a very grim part. so, of course, it is great news. we're the british academy, we wa nt to news. we're the british academy, we want to celebrate british success. ba fta want to celebrate british success. bafta promised better diversity. there are no nominations for best actor. why? there are four
nominations for nonwhite actors in best supporting actor and actress. i'm talking about the leading actor categories? there is a lot of competition. who knows what number six would have been, maybe denzil washington. there is a lot of competition, but we're making progress. nobody would say the situation is perfect on diversity, it is not. but it is something that's important to bafta and important to me. is it? is that your explanation then — there is a lot of competition? there is and inevitably in any category there are going to be people, performers or crafts people or whoever it is, but there isa people or whoever it is, but there is a positive story. moonlight which is a positive story. moonlight which isa is a positive story. moonlight which is a film about gay, young black men in miami, that's, you know, that's quite quite a tough subject. that is up quite quite a tough subject. that is up there, nominated for best film. as is, if you're talking, we're interested in diversity in the
broadest sense, you have got notes 0n blindness. a film about a blind man. i think we should focus on the achievements and recognise that there is a way to go. yes. again, a look at the directors list. no female directors have been nominated. is that because they're not producing enough films? there is not producing enough films? there is no question there are not enough female directors. kathryn bigelow is the only female director to have won an oscar. that's pretty shabby. what is the reason why there are not more female detectivors in the industry? but i think it will change. you have got to be optimistic and i think it will change because there is an awareness and until there is an awareness and until there is an awareness and until there is an awareness and people out there who are actively trying to change things, things will change and they are changing. a quick thought on the spat between meryl and donald trump? well, it's kept us all full of
column inches. meryl had a platform and she wanted to use it. that's her right. he has got a platform... he is clearly not shy. fifa has approved the expansion of the world cup from 32 to a8 teams in time for 2026 competition. the extra places could see african and asian nations benefiting the most. but critics say whilst it will help make the world cup larger and richer, the price is going to be lower quality football. let's get reaction from former england captain, terry butcher. paul goodwin is the co—founder of the scottish football supporters association — a bigger world cup could mean it'll be easier for scotland to qualify. garford beck is the manager of england fans fc.
gina west, the founder of women's soccer united. welcome all of you. terry butcher, you were sceptical about this. now it is happening, what do you say? well, i think what they've done fifa s well, i think what they've done fifa 5 have a look at uefa and had a look at the european championships when every became a must win game. what they have had in the past in world cups they have had groups of four and in the last couple of games, look at england's game, england were out of the world cup. so they are trying to avoid that, you think and trying to avoid that, you think and trying to avoid that, you think and trying to make it more expansive and trying to make it more expansive and trying to make it more expansive and trying to get more teams in, but my worry is if they go to groups of three, i played in 1982 and there was a group of three and it was really weird and it may introduce more penalty shoot—outs in the qualifying shainltion rather than the knock—out —— stages rather than the knock—out —— stages rather than the knock—out —— stages rather than the knock—out stages. the knock—out —— stages rather than the knock-out stages. the rounds
that would have ensured that other countries progressed. so that might be all right? well, it is good tv and not good for the countries and the players. i find and not good for the countries and the players. ifind it bizarre that a country will qualify and play two matches and pack their bags and go home. it is a great event and what they are trying to do is make it more interesting, but there are certain ways where you can do that and have groups of four and try and make sure that countries go there and have at least three matches. paul, as a scotland supporter, tell terry butcher what you think about an expanded world cup.|j terry butcher what you think about an expanded world cup. i think it is good for scotland because there is more places and there is more chance that we might qualify, but as terry knows, there is a lot more other things that need to happen in scotland before we will qualify. i mean, ithink scotland before we will qualify. i mean, i think the big scotland before we will qualify. i mean, ithink the big picture scotland before we will qualify. i mean, i think the big picture this is all about fifa getting more money into the system. where that money goes and how it is attributed to the
smaller nations would be the interest that we would have in it, but undoubtedly, it is a bigger political game here that's going on here at fifa. gina the women's world cup expanded from 16 to 2a teams. what do you think about expanding the men's world cup to a8? what do you think about expanding the men's world cup to 48?” what do you think about expanding the men's world cup to 48? i can see both sides of the argument. i think that it both sides of the argument. i think thatitis both sides of the argument. i think that it is a positive thing if there is an incentive to get more people involved in the world cup, to develop the game worldwide. that's a positive. i am concerned about how the format will work. whether there will be a lot of one—sided fixtures which happens in the women's game when you get different standards qualifying. i mean, there will be, sorry to bring terry back in, there will be more one—sided fixtures, won't there? yeah, there will be and
having played before in the format with three teams especially, it depends what your sequence of games are. you could sit out the last game and watch your fate be decided by other teams. it is quite bizarre in many aspects. when you look at the amount of teams that europe has in the world cup, it is 13 at the moment, they try and expand it to 16, it doesn't mean that scotland will find it easier to qualify. sorry, back to gina... for me, it is mainly about the money side. that's all i can really point it down to. sorry gina, carry on. no, iwas going to say, if that's the motive and it isn't financially motivated then obviously that's better. i mean, i've got the women's prospective. ourfunding mean, i've got the women's prospective. our funding is absolutely on a different level. i think, actually, increasing the team would be more beneficial to the women's game at the moment rather than the machine's game. like you said we've onlyjust increased to 24
from 16 so we're still below what the standard men's was and the women's team would benefit more from the global stage. they get moreks posure. it is so hard for women's football. so the world cup is important. so the more teams that can get involved in it. let me bring in an england supporter. how would a bigger world cup affect england's chances of qualifying? it won't affect it because the qualification process normally a piece of cake. it is normally a walk in the park, but desite what has been said and our friend from scotland, they would welcome this because it gives them a good chance of qualifying, but there isa good chance of qualifying, but there is a lot of things that need to change in scottish football before they can even think about qualification. but as terry said, it is about money, but it is all about money and politics. this is all about fifa swelling their coffers and it is about infantino shoring up his vote. he is the new president. it is about him shoring up his votes
in africa and asia for the next time he stands for election. from a fans point of view, how would an expanded world cup, what would it be like for you? world cups are great to attend. they're fantastic, but they are hard work as well for supporters, but they're saying they're not going to expand the time. it will be done within the six—week period, but an expanded world cup, it will be bloated and with that you lose the prestige and the sense of occasion. i think that the quality of football will suffer. right. for sure. we will suffer. right. for sure. we will see. it is 2026. we might not be around by then! hopefully scotla nd be around by then! hopefully scotland will qualify. by then, it is 20 years. we're lot laughing at the expanse of scottish football, absolutely not. thank you for coming on the programme. next, we're going to show you some absolutely fascinating footage
which shows chimpanzees in the ivory coast effectively entering the stone age — by making unique tools to help them drink water. now the weather. here is carol, it is getting colder. it is getting colder, victoria is right. some of us will see some snow. even at lower levels, but the snow. even at lower levels, but the snow is not going to be everywhere. so let's take a look first of all at today's weather forecast. what we haveis today's weather forecast. what we have is a bright start in the east with sunshine. variable amounts of cloud. some showers, but a weather front coming in from the west will introduce rain. the rain is not particularly heavy and as the whole system drifts towards the east, if anything, the rain will become patchier and more drizzly. by the afternoon it will well and truly have cleared northern ireland. bright skies and variable amounts of cloud and still a few showers across
western scotland, but a lot of dry weather across scotland, although in the northern isles, under the influence of the weather front, there will be patchy rain. we're looking at some of that rain across north—west england, getting into the pennines, the cloud building ahead of it, but as we come into lincolnshire, much of east anglia, down into the south east, although yes, there will be cloud around, equally some of us will see sunshine. drifting further westwards under the influence of the weather front once again, we're back into the cloud and some spots of rain and into wales, very similar story. again, afairamount into wales, very similar story. again, a fair amount of cloud at times with the remnants of that weather front. now, through times with the remnants of that weatherfront. now, through the course of the evening and overnight, that clears altogether. we will see snow coming in on the mountains and hills of scotland. but the wind will bea hills of scotland. but the wind will be a notable feature of the weather. anywhere from north wales, the north midlands and the wash, severe across the far north of scotland, but across the southern uplands and the pennines, we could have gusts up to 70mph. that could affect the higher
routes on the m62. notjust tonight, but tomorrow. if you're travelling bear that in but tomorrow. if you're travelling bearthat in mind. but tomorrow. if you're travelling bear that in mind. now, tomorrow, another very windy day. the same areas looking at gusty conditions. it will be atrocious on the mountains of scotland because we will be seeing snow falling, but at lower levels we could wintriness. it will feel cold if you're exposed to the wind. thursday, as you can tell from the squeeze in the isobars further north, it will be a windy day. we've got this next system coming in from the south—west. this really has been giving us a headache as to how far north it does travel and that's a salient point of the forecast because as it engages with the cold air, some of it will fall as sleet or snow. at the moment, we think it's south wales and parts of southern england and it is just on the leading edge that we will see some of that sleet and snow. north
of that, a lot of dry weather, but snow showers at low levels across parts of scotland and it will feel cold. hello, it's tuesday, it's10am. i'm victoria derbyshire. this morning, train delays and cancellations again. there was an 11—year—old boy trying to get to school, he could not get on. everybody is out for themselves, nobody wants to lose theirjob, you can hear the desperation in people's voice. it is, please let me get on the train. barack 0bama ba rack 0bama makes barack 0bama makes a speech today to mark the end of his presidency. what will his legacy be? slowdown! my goodness! i want to be like you! come on! what is the
secret to still be dancing at 106? we will look back at his eight years in the white house. also today, in an exclusive interview nicole kidman tells us why she wants more children at the age of 49, but her husband won't let her. when people talk about regrets, do i have regrets? i wish i had more children. my husband tells me to shut it down. i would have liked two or three more. i love children. good morning. here'sjoanna in the bbc newsroom with a summary of today's news. jeremy commuters on southern rail are facing the first of three days of strikes by train drivers this week. it's the latest industrial action in the dispute over plans
for drivers to open and close doors, which has been going on for almost ten months. drivers will walk out today, tomorrow and on friday. southern has urged the aslef union to get back around the negotiating table. chris grayling says the strike is not right and not fair. a 15—year—old girl is being questioned by police in york after the death of a seven—year—old girl. the younger girl was found with life—threatening injuries in the woodthorpe area of the city yesterday afternoon. she was taken to hospital but died a short time later. boris johnson, who's visiting washington, says he's confident britain will be first in line for a trade deal with the new us administration. the foreign secretary has been meeting senior republican politicians, who've promised to make a us—uk trade deal a priority. president 0bama warned in april that the uk would be at the back of the queue if voters chose brexit. the us owners of the messaging app snapchat are to set up a new international headquarters in the uk. the company currently has 75 staff at its office in london and will seek to hire more. it says the uk's strong creative
industries made it "a great place to build a global business". the move is seen as positive for the technology sector, as other companies such as facebook and google have based themselves in ireland, which offers lower tax breaks. la la land has had 11 nominators —— nominations for afters. british actors andrew garfield, emily bunte and hugh grant are also nominated, as is the british state welfare dramai as is the british state welfare drama i daniel blake. that's a summary of the latest bbc news. more at 10:30am. here's some sport now. in the past quarter of an hour, fifa has unanimously voted to increase the number of teams in the world cup, from 32 to a8, starting from the 2026 tournament. there'll be 16 groups of three teams, and the number of tournament matches will rise from 64 to 80.
but the eventual winners will still play only seven games. we can talk now to our sports news correspondent alex capstick, who's live at fifa headquarters in zurich, where the vote took place. alex, we've been expecting this decision, despite concerns about it diluting the quality of the tournament, so what's the reasons for fifa doing this? it was always favoured to go through. they were offered five different options, including the existing structure, but the favourite one was always this structure, which you mentioned, which will involve 16 groups of preteens, then a knockout stage of 32. the president knew he had lots of support throughout the world, continents like africa, asia, the americans, they all wanted greater representation. they knew they could not get it in the existing system, so they had to go for a bigger world
cup, and a8 seemed to work. it involves the same number of matches for the finalists as in the 32 team format, and the same duration, around 32 days. that alleviate fears from the big clubs in europe that it would place extra demands on the players. it means a lot more money for fifa, they will expect to earn an extra $1 billion, 800 million pounds, in the tournament, with profits around 4.2 billion. more money, and it'll make the president very popular across the political landscape in football. not everybody has look on this so favourably, especially germany and england, they have been against this. a lot of the europeans have objected to an increase, they said the existing structure of 32 worked perfectly
well, it is a very good format. it has been in place since 1998, so why bother changing something that works? why fiddle with it? they are concerned about a possible violation of the tournament. 16 extra teams, but some of the games will be meaningless, they are also worried about the third game in the group stage, where teams could manufacture a result, which would be mutually beneficial. 0ne a result, which would be mutually beneficial. one of the ideas on the table to counter that is to have a penalty shoot out when such matches in the group stage are drawn, which would get rid of that potential problem. iam back problem. i am back at 10:30am. it's a new year, is it a newjeremy corbyn? the labour leader, who voted to remain in the eu, now says the uk can be better off when britain leaves, but that continued full access to the single market is key. he would like a cap placed on the
highest earners to reduce inequality. we have the worst levels of income disparity of most of the oecd countries in this country. it is getting worse. corporate taxation is a part of it. if we want to live in a more egalitarian society and fund our public services, we cannot go on creating worse levels of inequality. there should be a law to limit income? i think let's look at it. you have got a view on it. tell us what it is. what i want to see... forget a figure, a law to limit maximum earnings? i would like to see it, i think it would be a fairer thing to do. we cannot set ourselves up as being a grossly—unequal, bargain—basement economy on the shores of europe. we have to be something that is more egalitarian, gives real opportunities to everybody, and properly
funds our services. look at the crisis in the nhs as an example. he later clarified that the pay cap would be "somewhat higher" than the £138,000 he earns as an mp and leader of the opposition. the labour leader who voted to remain in the eu, also says the uk can be better off when britain leaves but that continued full access to the single market is key so how will mr corbyn's ideas go down with labour supporters and mps? we can speak now to emma reynolds, a labour mp who published her own proposals on how the party should approach immigration in the wake of the brexit vote. she voted to remain. i will talk to you about the pay cap, because that was not trailed in advance, it came out of nowhere, it took a few people by surprise.” have not seen the details. there are no details. he is right to highlight
the issue. the gap between the lowest earners and highest earners is too wide. he is right to say that we should not let the conservatives and the right use brexit is a chance to turn britain into a bargain basement economy on the shores of europe. we need to look at how best to do that. one of the proposals we put forward and that the conservatives took on temporarily lost to put workers on board. the prime minister promised it but then withdrew it. that is one way to ensure we have greater equality in income. but we need to look at what people own, not just income. but we need to look at what people own, notjust what income. but we need to look at what people own, not just what they income. but we need to look at what people own, notjust what they earn. there is still a long way to go. would you support your leader's suggestion that legislation should be introduced for a maximum limit of what you can earn, and after that it either goes to the treasury or whatever? i am not sure, i would like to see the details. i think there are other ways you can go about tackling income inequality, and he is right to highlight the
issue. but not a maximum cap? lets see the detail, but i instinctively don't think it is the best way to go. in terms of labour's position now on immigration after the vote to leave the eu, do you feel it is any clearer? jeremy corbyn has insisted he is not wedded to the free movement of people. he would not put a figure on what the ideal number of immigrants was, but he still wants full access to the single market. how do you reconcile the two?” welcome what he has said on free movement. there has to be change. kia starmer has also said that in a speech before christmas, that the status quo is not an option. i would like to see more detail a game, we will see the speech later today, about what managed migration really means, whatjeremy is talking about.
i think thatjust means, whatjeremy is talking about. i think that just tackling exportation is not go far enough. stephen kinnock and i proposed a two tier system, whereby you can buy preference for eu workers over non—eu workers but you do restrict the numbers in low skilled and semiskilled repressions. i do think people want to see a fairer system and they want to sue the government have control over who comes in to the country to work. if you did your proposal, how much would it bring net immigration down by? last year it was pre—30,000. net immigration down by? last year it was pre-30,000. i agree with jeremy, the conservatives made a big mess on this, because by promising to reduce the numbers... from your proposals, which you have worked on family... it depends on the economy. the tories have been wrong in the last six years to try to say that they are going to bring immigration down to the tens of thousands of. you are not going to fall into that
trap of putting a number on it. our party leader is right to say we should not do that. under your proposals, net immigration could go 7 i would like to see the numbers come down, but i am not going to be... under your proposals, theoretically net immigration could go up, if you say it is dependent on the economy. you have quotas. the emphasis is that employers must train local people and give local young people opportunities in these low skilled and semiskilled professions, and there would be considered proposals in consultation with business and trade unions, but there would be restrictions are numbers in certain professions of. you know from angela merkel and other european leaders that they say it is impossible for britain to have full access to the single market and to have some kind of control over net migration. jeremy corbyn knows that. that is
their starting point, but what we said at the weekend was our position is different from the conservatives' and the prime minister. we think we should keep an element of preference for eu workers over non—eu workers, and we are not the only country that is having a conversation about immigration. jeremy corbyn's position is not that different from some conservatives, they want full access to the single market and to patrol net migration. we want the best possible access. you now sound like the prime minister. she has put immigration above the economy, i think there has to be a balance between the two. that me ask you about the reboot forjeremy corbyn. is it going to help him reach out to the wider electorate?” is it going to help him reach out to the wider electorate? i had so. he said this morning that it is not a reboot as such. whenever a party leader does a speech in the new year, people try to brand it as something like a reboot or a relaunch. we do need to talk to
people who have turned away from labour. that is critical. is that not happening yet?m is that not happening yet? if we are just going to talk to people who are going to vote labour, that will not change anything. we need to reach out to the people who lost confidence in the last election and the one before that and we need it start reaching ot and if we don't, we're not going to do very well. what sort of success are you looking forfrom jeremy corbyn what sort of success are you looking for from jeremy corbyn in the next cull of yea rs ? for from jeremy corbyn in the next cull of years? how will you measure whether he's doing a good job or not? well, today is a start. i think it is right that our party talks about immigration. i think for too long, under various leaders actually, we have been seen as a party that doesn't want to talks about what is a very difficult and sensitive issue and we need to take a balanced approach to it based on our values, butjeremy is right to talk about brexit and about immigration today and that's a good start. household incomes, typical
household incomes rose £600 to £26300 after tax between 2015 and 2016. figuresjust in £26300 after tax between 2015 and 2016. figures just in from the office for national statistics. any thought on that? gone up a little bit. i would like to see people everywhere in the country do better than they're doing. i would like to see a break in the sense that somehow the next generation won't do better than this generation and i think it is notjust about earnings, i think it is about housing. there isa i think it is about housing. there is a huge housing crisis in the country and there are people who are sitting on assets worth billions of pounds and people who can't get on the housing lad are and that can't be right. there are young people here in london for example who are really, really struggling to get on the housing ladderment they have to move out of london to own their own home, to have the security of home ownership. i don't think that's right. we have got to look more broadly not just at right. we have got to look more broadly notjust at income, but tax rates on capital and the conservatives have reduced inheritance tax and i think they we re inheritance tax and i think they were wrong to do that and you know,
the labour party doesn't need to just look at the income disparity because there are many people, entrepreneurs who earn a lot of money, but they have created a lot ofjobs so i think we need to not have a tax on aspiration, but we need to look at the capital that people are sitting on as well. couple of comments from people watching. great idea coming from jeremy corbyn on maximum salaries. no public sector worker should be earning some of the incredible amounts this they do. the private sector incomes are much bigger than some of the public sector incomes. there are chief executives of certain public sector bodies that are on hundreds of thousands of pounds which this viewer is not into. paul e—mails, "yetanother corbyn classic. companies must offer the global rate otherwise they will get inferior candidates. such a move restricts candidates." still to come: in the second part of our chat with nicole kidman, she tells me the secret to her long happy
marriage and why she thinks we should all be getting behind trump. can you believe it's a year since david bowie died? he had cancer and died two days after his 69th birthday, having kept his illness hidden from everyone except his family and closest collaborators. he'd onlyjust released his 25th album, blackstar, which came to be seen as his "parting gift" to fans, reflecting as it did on themes of mortality and decay. tribute events are due to take place around the world. his death left a hole in many people's lives including our next i was learning about how to play rhythm ‘n' blues and learning how to write and finding out everything that i read and any film that i saw, ina that i read and any film that i saw, in a theatre, everything went into mid—mind as being an influence. # star man waiting in the sky. high
pressure he told us not to blow it. # because it is all worthwhile. # # let's dance, put on your red shoes and dance the blues. # i felt really comfortable going on stage as somebody else and it seemed a rational decision to keep on doing that. soi that. so i got quite besotted with the idea ofjust so i got quite besotted with the idea of just creating so i got quite besotted with the idea ofjust creating character after character. # put on your red shoes and dance the blues.#
# and ziggy played guitar.# so, george, you knew david since you were kids? what are you thinking?” what are you thinking? i still can't really get used to it. it is a tough one because he was a big part of my life. you met at age nine... yes, enrolling for the cubs. 0k. kyoto treaties what nine—year—old david bowie was like? -- can you tell us what nine—year—old david bowie was like? he was enthusiastic. the first thing we started talking about was music and the music that was of the
time in1956, music and the music that was of the time in 1956, you know, there was everything. music was starting to change drastically. we were in a good place. we wanted to get a group together straightaway even though we we re together straightaway even though we were only nine years old! but we did, while we were in the cubs we did, while we were in the cubs we did go around the cap fire singing a few songs. probably david's first public performance. maybe. maybe. you cemented that friendship, i think, through your teenage years and obviously he's grog up and then he starts to become incredibly famous. yeah. we were at the same secondary school together and while i was at school, i was in a band and david, it was called the conrads and
i told the guys that i had a friend who was learning to play the sax. i managed to get him tojoin who was learning to play the sax. i managed to get him to join the who was learning to play the sax. i managed to get him tojoin the band. that was the first hint. he did say to me, you know, many times that this is what i want to do, you know, this is what i want to do, you know, this is what i want to do, you know, this is it. i had my art because that's really what i wanted to do was to be an artist in some way or another, but we did, we were in bands together. david's first single was with the king bees, we didn't make any success out of it, but i could see then that david was striving for star dom was starting to, you know, become to fruition. yes. he invited you on tour and
actually, there were times when he just wanted you to stay on the whole tour and you thought, "i can't get away with this. it looks like i'm doing nothing." you were just married. that was the other complication. i got married in 1971 and david was at the wedding and the change from then to 1972 was amazing. in one short year, one short time, you know, in that year he changed from sort of a long hair hippie—type to this new persona he found as ziggy stardust and he wa nted found as ziggy stardust and he wanted me to go on the tour with him to america which my wife and i, you couldn't turn that down. it was only going to be for a couple weeks and he wanted me to do an album cover for him, the man who travelled the world. we went on the qe2 first class... which he paid for? i was
ready to do what — he wanted to take me with him and that was great. did you have a lot of laughs with him? well, i mean, he was hilarious. absolutely hilarious, just on the qe2, he went to dinner the first night in one of his stage outfits. it was a big white ziggy outfit with endlets on it and everything. —— endlilets and old ladies had their mouths open! he said i don't like going down there. i said, "why not?" he said, "everybody is staring at me." i said when you're wearing clothes like that. he stayed in bed for the five—day—trip. he stayed in his room a lot. while we were there
with him, he put on a show for us. my with him, he put on a show for us. my wife and i would sit there just being entertained. are you thinking at this point, oh my god, david bowie is entertaining or are you thinking david, old mate since the age of nine when we met at cubs stop messing about? i tell you something, when david got into a character, you couldn't take your eyes off him, he was in that zone and that was fine. afterwards, you would say, "blimey, that was good, dave." with me and him it was always a down—to—earth relationship. he wanted me as a companion really as well. and he asked me after a couple of weeks, i took my own money with him and i had spent it all. i would say we're going back now and i said well, i have got things to do, i've got stuff. , "why don't you come on the rest of the tour?" "what three
months all around america?" "yes. yths i did do some work for him while i was there. i didn't want to be hanging on all the time. no. i did that. he said, "do you want to come to japan with us?" i thought, "0h come to japan with us?" i thought, "oh no, this is ridiculous." what did your new wife say? she was danish and it was all a bit strange, well it would be strange for anyone being on a tour like that because it was like a craze crisis circus as you can imagine, but i turned it down. i said you can imagine, but i turned it down. isaid no. i had a career you can imagine, but i turned it down. i said no. i had a career i wa nted down. i said no. i had a career i wanted to pursue and he understood that, but i often think back, i wonder, if i was such a good friend to him as he was to me, you know? do you? sometimes. thank you very much, george. it's all right. thank you for sharing your memories. you're
welcome. don't get emotional, but i understand why. thank you very much for coming on the programme. thank you. stay there a second. thank you. news about the post office. i will have to go into — yes. the post office is to close and franchise a further 37 crown offices and that means 300 people will lose their jobs and 127 financial specialist roles will also go. that's in from the communication workers union. and also this news just in, the communication workers union. and also this newsjust in, this is from the police in cumbria, north council buryia university hospitals trust called in the police after a small number of saline bags appear to have been tampered. this was discovered on 4th january by a member of staff who alerted senior clinicians straightaway. the trust implemented its serious incident procedures and there is no indication that any
patients have been adversely affected, but the situation is being monitored and the trust, as i said, have now called in cumbria police, after a small number of saline bags appear to have been tampered with. a 15—year—old girl has been arrested after the death of a seven—year—old girl in york. phil bodmer can tell us more. fill us in phil. well, victoria, beyond these police vans, the scientific support vans lies a white forensics tent and that's where the focus of this investigation is centring this morning. as you mentioned a seven—year—old girl died in this area of york at around 4.30pm to 5pm last night. a 15—year—old girl has been arrested. now we have been talking to local people who say there was intense police activity last night at 4.30pm to 5pm when this incident happened. detectives have been making door—to—door inquiries as they try to build up a picture of what
happened. we know the seven—year—old was taken to york hospital, but died a short time later. now, north yorkshire police are not saying too much at the moment, but they did tweet last night, "a difficult late shift for all york staff with the tragic death of a seven—year—old. thoughts go out to all the family." beyond the white tent which you can perhaps see is an area of open land, it is often used by dog walkers and people who indulge in recreation. this is where the incident happened. the police are trying to build up a picture to establish the circumstances of this event last night. victoria. thank you. snapchat is moving its international headquarters to the uk. 0ur media editor amol rajan is here. snapchat is one of the fastest—growing of the social media platforms. in america, snapchat
launched quite a long time ago, but it is now booming, over 150 million people worldwide that use it, and 10 million of them are in britain. if you have a teenage kid in britain, they will be on snapchat. the fact they will be on snapchat. the fact they are moving to london is a thumbs upfor they are moving to london is a thumbs up for london's post brexit economy, and it is surprising, because most companies move to low tax havens, like luxembourg, ireland and the netherlands. still to come, nicole kidman tells us still to come, nicole kidman tells us about her happy marriage and the pressure to look good in hollywood. and at a macro closes the book on his presidency with a farewell speech —— ba rack his presidency with a farewell speech —— barack 0bama. we look at his legacy. here'sjoanna in the bbc newsroom with a summary of today's news. north cumbria hospitals trust has
called the police after a small number of saline bags appeared to have been tampered with. the problem was discovered last wednesday by a member of staff, who alerted senior doctors. the trust says it implemented its serious incident procedures and there is no indication that any haitians have been adversely affected. ‘s any patience. the labour leaderjeremy corbyn has criticised the gap between high—income earners and the lowest paid, saying that a cap on earnings might produce "a more—egalitarian society". speaking to bbc radio 4's today programme, mr corbyn said he thought introducing the limit would be "the fairer thing to do". if we want to live in a more egalitarian society and fund our public services, we cannot go on creating worse levels of inequality. there should be a law to limit income? i think let's look at it. you have got a view on it. tell us what it is. what i want to see... forget a figure, a law to limit maximum earnings? i would like to see it, i think it would be a fairer thing to do.
as we've been hearing, commuters on southern rail are facing the first of three days of strikes by train drivers this week. it's the latest industrial action in a dispute over plans for drivers to open and close doors, which has been going on for almost ten months. drivers will also walk out tomorrow and on friday. virtually no services are now running. the transport secretary chris grayling has condemned the strike on southern rail, saying it is "simply not right and not fair." the hollywood musical la la land leads nominations for this year's baftas, with 11 nods, including best film. its stars ryan gosling and emma stone are also up for best actor and actress, just a day after winning at the golden globes. british actors andrew garfield, emily blunt and hugh grant are also nominated, as is british state welfare drama i, daniel blake. the ceremony takes place in london on february 12th. that's a summary of the latest news. join me for bbc newsroom live at 11am. here's some sport now withjessica. more on the news that para—cyclists
have been given just seven weeks to prepare for their track world championship. jody cundy is with me, you won two gold medals at the rio games. and i've seen your tweets, will you be competing? iam ever i am ever professional, if i did not 90, i am ever professional, if i did not go, i would i am ever professional, if i did not go, iwould be i am ever professional, if i did not go, i would be a hypocrite, i am ever professional, if i did not go, iwould be a hypocrite, but i am ever professional, if i did not go, i would be a hypocrite, but for it to be such last—minute, it is seven weeks, for athletes preparing it is not time to do it. for organisations and teams to sort out logistics, visas, transport, hotel is, it is a bit crazy. i don't know if there is an all too real motive, but it seems a bit strange that it has become so late in the day. a lot of the athletes after september have not gone into full—time training yet, so how will this affect the quality of the event? by our standards, a lot of us have only
just started going back on our bikes. i started just started going back on our bikes. istarted in just started going back on our bikes. i started in december, just started going back on our bikes. istarted in december, i just started going back on our bikes. i started in december, i saw a couple of others for the first time this week. in seven weeks, we have a world championship, and we have a world championship, and we have to be in prime condition, it is a bit crazy. i cannot imagine some of the nations even have the money to do it, because most of the funding isa to do it, because most of the funding is a four—year cycle, and the paralympics would have been the end of the cycle, and i do not think the cycle for the tokyo cycle —— the money for the tokyo cycle has come through yet. if we are going to be struggling, we are the best funded, soido struggling, we are the best funded, so i do not know what will happen. why you think it has been so rushed? i don't know. i ashamed there must be some hidden agenda somewhere. i would like to guess,... have you speaking to them about this?” would like to guess,... have you
speaking to them about this? i spoke to sarah storey, who is on the commission, about what was going on behind the scenes, and she seemed just as angry as what i am. it is one of those things, it should be an annual event, it should be up there for them to move towards it being a sustainable event in the future, but doing it this way is not going to give us the best president that we needed. next, chimpanzees, creating tools to help them drink water, like the stone age. i told you it was good. if you think that was good, you will want to watch the bbc‘s new documentary on
thursday night. cameras are concealed within lifelike robots, tracking how animals interact with them in the wild. the first programme features a robust monkeys which mistake a robot is one of their own and go into a state of grief when the robot is dropped from a height. a team of spy creatures is on a mission. to uncover the secret lives of wild animals. they're hidden cameras capture extraordinary behaviour. what they reveal will surprise, amaze and make you smile. maybe they are more like us than we ever thought possible. this morning we've been bringing you an exclusive interview with nicole kidman about her role in today's bafta—nominated film lion. here, in the second part of our chat, she opens up about her desire to become a mother again at 49, the secret to her long happy marriage and why she thinks
we should all be getting behind trump. i started by asking her about the pressure to look good in hollywood. i'm primarily concerned with creating a character, so the look that has nothing to do with it. do i want to go to a red carpet, put on a beautiful dress, do my make—up and, you know, as though i'm going to a nice party? absolutely. but that's what that is, that's a party. this is, when you're doing the work, it's what's required for the role. ijust did top of the lake with jane campion, and i wore the most beautiful grey hair, thick grey hair. plenty of our audience will have seen the publicity shots, actually, because it's a bbc programme. right, yeah. covered in freckles. and no make—up. and fab. i mean, i felt fantastic doing that. that's what i'm committed to. that's what i'm interested in now, is the way in which we've been given, as women, so many things, we can wear hair extensions, we can wear make—up, we can not wear make—up.
we can do... there are so many different ways in which we can blur the lines now, and therefore blur our ages, blur who we are and how we are seen, and that's fantastic, because that's choice. ultimately, that's what we want as women, is choice, our choice. yeah. although, i interviewed julie walters earlier this year, and she said if she went to hollywood now, she would be regarded as a freak, she thought, because she looks like a woman in her 605. i don't know about that. maybe. i don't think a freak. i mean, in terms of... she's amazing. i worked with her on paddington. ijust think... i'd be grateful to cast her in something. she's fantastic. i have another age—related question. yes! you've spoken before about hoping, quote, hoping every month that you might be pregnant, and your grandmother, i read, had her last baby at 49. she did. would you like more children? when people talk about regrets, do i have regrets, i wish
i had more children. my husband says, "that is the wanting mind, nicole, shut it down." how many more children would you have liked? i would have liked probably two or three more children. really? i love, love children. i love raising children. my sister has six children. yeah, i just love them. they make me feel good. and i love being around and i love the ups and downs and i love watching them grow and the things they say and teach. and that is the one regret in your life? i hate to use the word regret, because i have no regrets in terms of i'm so blessed, but would i enjoy giving two more young people, yes. there are ways in which i do it now. i have nieces and nephews. would i consider adopting again?
yes, possibly. i love children. i've always said that. and i used to be far more comfortable with children and not with adults. i've kind of... i'm ok with adults now, too. you said you would consider adopting again. would your husband agree? that's up for... no. he's kind of maxed out. 0k. he's like, "i'm done, baby, i'm done, let'sjust focus on what we have." but, you know, that's the balance of a relationship, isn't it? i would never go against what he wanted in terms of our family. he's right in the way, there's only a certain amount of time and you want to be able to give the time to each person, but... you're now in the middle of a relationship discussion, may i add! is that a good thing or a bad thing? no, it's a good thing. we're very attuned. let's carry on that theme. you've been married ten years.
yes, ten coming up to 11. from your own experience, what is the key to that successful marriage? i have no key. 0k. how does it work well, then? because i think humility in that regard is probably the biggest thing you can have in a relationship, which is grateful to have it, contributing to it, prioritising it, and never sort of preaching about how it's done or anything. because i think everyone's relationship is their own. we all know what goes on behind closed doors and what you are is what you are. what works for us doesn't work for other people. but yeah, i'm lucky. i met somebody...i always say i love and i like. fair enough. yeah. you have joint us—australian citizenship and you voted in the us elections last month. what do you think of president—elect trump? i'm always reticent to start
commenting politically. i've never done it in terms of america. 0r australia. i'm issue—based. i comment on the things that i'm... so, i just say we as a country needs to support whoever is the president, because that's what the country's based on. and whatever, however that happened, he's there and let's go. let's go and, for me, i'm very committed to women's issues in terms of i do a lot of fundraising for un women and i do a lot of travelling for them. i also do an enormous amount of fundraising for breast and ovarian cancer, because that's something that's affected my family deeply. they are my issues that i'm very attached to. can i ask you about another issue in australia, the big debate around gay marriage? kylie minogue saying she will not get married
until it's brought in there. what do you say to australian politicians who do not support it? i believe in it. i believe in allowing people who love each other to share their lives together and to honour it. i really believe that we should stay out of people's business like that, so, yeah. i laugh when people love each other and want that to be acknowledged legally, because that's protection, as well, but it's also a way in which you sound committed. and commitment is a beautiful thing. thank you very much for talking to us. thank you. thank you for having me and thanks for asking such great questions. lion is released on 20th january in cinemas nationwide. and you can watch our interview with nicole in full on our programme page, bbc.co.uk/victoria. in ten days' time donald trump
will officially be inaugurated as the 45th president of the united states. tonight, after eight years in the white house, barack 0bama will give a farewell speech. during his time in office, 0bama's contended with a global financial crisis and syria's decent into war, and been frustrated by political stalemate at home. he's also introduced 0bamacare, which makes it easierfor americans to get health insurance. here he is eight years ago, when as the united states' first black president his election offered many new hope. since then he's been accused of failing to do enough to tackle issues of racism and police brutality. so what does barack 0bama think his own legacy will be? david botti takes a look. eight years in office and lots of decisions. does president 0bama have any regrets? well, we couldn't ask him directly, but he has spoken about regrets in the past. there is a few of them. libya, last year, a fox news host
asked 0bama a simple question. what's the mistake? probably failing to plan for the day after when i think was the right thing to do in intervening in libya. 0bama told the atlantic magazine he misjudged two things. first, how much tribal divisions would play a role in post—gaddafi libya and second, how little he would be able to rely on france and the uk to help rebuild the country. of course, those governments didn't quite see it that way. guns, a lot of mass shootings happened on 0bama's watch. here he is in 2015 talking to the bbc. the one area where i feel that i've been most frustrated and most stymied, we don't have sufficient common sense gun safety laws. even in the face of repeated mass killings. partisanship. here is the president a year ago giving his last state of the union speech.
it is one of the few regrets of my presidency that the rancour and the suspicion between the parties has gotten worse instead of better. i have no doubt a president with the gifts of eisenhower or roosevelt might have better bridged the divide. on this issue, 0bama really seems to compare himself with his predecessors. the president later told vanity fair that maybe he could have got more done in he had the genius of abraham, the charm of fdr, the energy of teddy roosevelt or the legislative accumen of lbj. guantanamo bay, 0bama campaigned on a promise to close the guantanamo bay prison. of course, it is still open. and president—elect trump wants to keep it that way. we're going to load it up with some bad dudes. so when a seventh grader in ohio asked 0bama what he wished he had done differently on his first day in office... close guantanamo bay on the first day. i didn't because at that time as you will recall we had a by—partisan agreement that it should be closed and i thought we had enough consensus that we could do in a more
deliberate fashion. finally, syria, syria 0bama has said haunts him constantly, but he told vanity fair that he doesn't necessarily regret how he has handled the conflict, still he said, "i do ask myself was there something that we hadn't thought of? was there some move that's beyond what is being presented to me that maybe a churchill could have seen? 0r eisenhower figured out?" no doubt president 0bama will reflect on his decisions for the rest of his life. so will we. and so will history. politics and his regrets aside, he's created some memorable moments at the white house, dancing and singing like no other president before him. cheering. then to know that the reverend al green was here. cheering. # i'm... # so in love with you.
last week, prince george showed up to our meeting in his bath robe. laughter. that was a slap in the face. applause. a clear breach of protocol. you are not... you slow down. oh, my goodness! i want to be like you when i grow up. dancing. come on. so what's the secret to still dancing at 106? # looking out on the morning rain. # and when i knew i had to face another day. # lord, it made me
we can speak now to mara rudman, a former national—security official for both barack 0bama and bill clinton's administrations. she also studied at law school with 0bama. robert george, an editorial writer for the new york daily news. let's start with you robert george. what will his legacy be? you have to put it in two categories, a historical cultural legacy which i think some of those last, some of the last couple of clips showed the impact he had there and then, of course, like any other president, he has got a political and a policy legacy and that one is a little bit more, that's a little bit more mixed in the context of the economy, foreign policy, etcetera. what would bea foreign policy, etcetera. what would be a success? what would be a failure robert george?” be a success? what would be a failure robert george? i think as a
success from his terms in the context of something that democrats in the united states have been wanting for a long time is getting closer to a national healthcare system. now, obviously, many republicans pushed back at that and in fact, one of the very first policy choices that the republicans and the incoming president donald trump will work on is repealing what is known as 0bamacare, but it is definitely rooted in and whatever replacement that the republicans come up with, it will be a lot further along towards what they see asa further along towards what they see as a national healthcare system than they would have liked. i give him sort of a b or they would have liked. i give him sort ofa b ora they would have liked. i give him sortofaborab they would have liked. i give him sort ofa b ora b minus in they would have liked. i give him sort of a b or a b minus in the context of the economy given where the country was when he came in. however, the country in terms of the
gross economic increases year to year has been a lot further behind where similar recoveries were after president's reagan and presidents clinton. so that's not so great. failures i think are foreign policy has been unfortunately, i think, the middle east in particular is much messier than it was when he came in eight years ago. let me bring in our other guest. what would be give him anaforand other guest. what would be give him an a for and b minus for? thanks. well, first of all, you need to look broadly at what he has brought in his presidency and particularly when we look at what's coming next. and he has, he embodies american values and constitutional values in just his very being and in his essence and in his presence, his
intelligence and decency and his charisma and he is a president that we can be proud of and that the country can be proud of and i think that that should not be sold short. in terms of what he gets nailed for, the economy and his healthcare system. i think history willjudge him well. you would give him an a for the economy, would you? absolutely. i worked for plinth. i saw the tremendous benefits that the economy that plinth left for president bush. i saw what president 0bama inherited. robert george, do you want to come back in there? sorry, and where we are in comparison to the rest of the world, the united states economy is doing incredibly well. i understand where people feel that they have lost when you look at relative basis. he has done a tremendous job. well, i think one of the controversies or disputes
they have in the united states is how much of the current economy is from president 0bama's policies and how much of it has been from say the central bank, the federal reserve. they've kept interest rates basically at zero for most of his administration and that maybe one of the reasons why we have a betterjob creation than say europe and the rest of the world. sure i think history will look back and look at the eight year period of his presidency and historyjudges presidents and has his leadership and how the economy fared under him as theyjudged president reagan and plinth. i think right now, it is not exactly a quibble. i'm kernel, i know a number of my republican
friends would give president 0bama something more like a d or worse on the economy. i mean i think it's good. it isjust i the economy. i mean i think it's good. it is just i wouldn't quite give itan good. it is just i wouldn't quite give it an a given some of the other factors as i've just referenced. briefly, how as a democrat, how worried are you about incoming donald trump as president repealing, reversing much of what president 0bama has tried to do in the last eight years? listen, i'm concerned, but what i'm as concerned about is just the fundamental institutions of our government and our democracy, that's not an issue of democrat or republican. that goes to being an american. so what i will hope for is that americans come together and recognise what's most important for our country and that is what i started with is what president obama embodies andl started with is what president obama embodies and i hope we will come together as a country and ensure
that those qualities stay. thank you very much. a viewer says, "watching your piece on president 0bama, i wish we had a prime minister as charmy, funny and thoughtful as him." 0n the programme tomorrow, secondary ticketing. have a nice day. good morning. the sphere suggests quite a bit of cloud in the forecast and the satellite picture shows the thickest of the cloud out towards central and western parts of the british isles tied in with a weak weather front trying to produce the odd bit and piece of rain. some of you will stay dry. there is brightness ahead of it and there maybe brightness once the front as moved through you. temperatures at best ten or 11 celsius. a non event ofa best ten or 11 celsius. a non event of a day really. things really spice up of a day really. things really spice up as we get on to the evening and overnight. gale force winds across the north. blizzards for the high ground of scotland and further
south, it stays relatively mild. but once the front is through, the winds really pep up. wednesday is all about the strength of the wind. gales throughout the day across the northern parts of scotlandment more blizzards to come, but it is the gustiness of the wind across the higher ground of northern britain where we could see 60mph to 70mph which is the real concern. it is a bright enough day, but wherever you are, you're going to have to factor in the wind. 70mph could have you overment take care. this is bbc news, and these are the top stories developing at eleven. the labour leaderjeremy corbyn says he wants to introduce a law to limit the maximum amount people can earn.
i would like to see a maximum earnings limit, because i think that would be the further thing to do. mr corbyn also says he stands by his view that immigration and access to the open market is more important than ending freedom of movement. misery for southern rail passengers as the first of three days of strikes take place across the line. a 15—year—old girl is questioned in connection with the death of a seven—year—old in york. also this hour, we'll get a run down on this year's bafta nominations. glittering hollywood musical la la land leads the way with 11 nods.