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this is bbc news i'm clive myrie, the news at eight o'clock. could there be light at the end of the tunnel. rail commuters? one union is still holding out. it has been very disruptive, in my journeys still holding out. it has been very disruptive, in myjourneys for the last couple of while. it is good a shame it took so long. the government has published its plans for brexit which promises new laws on immigration. a human rights lawyer has been struck off for acting dishonestly in bringing abuse claims against british soldiers in iraq. the anglican church has admitted terrible failings after a former head of a christian holiday camp was accused of abusing boys. also coming up after a reportedly frosty fromm, sage and, donald trump has suggested he will honour a deal struck with australia to resettle refugees. wide, what is the purpose? so we will see what happens. but you
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know previous administration does something, you have two respect that. and on nights meet the author, we'd talked to sophie kinsella and her new book. —— and later tonight on meet the author. good evening and welcome to bbc news. a deal has been agreed between southern rail and the train drivers‘ union, aslef, bringing to an end one part of the dispute that's caused months of disruption on some of the main commuter routes into london. but the deal leaves unresolved a separate disagreement, between southern and a different union representing conductors. our transport correspondent, richard westcott, reports. it is the bitter dispute causing disruption that caused lanes blight
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the shrugged and changed lives, forcing some look for newjobs, costing businesses millions, and at times paralysing one of the country's busiest lines, but tonight southern rail has struck a deal with its drivers. passengers couldn't be happier. they have come to a deal in the last hour or so. i was wondering if you... no, i hadn't heard that but thank you, that is terrific. pleased to hear it, it's been very disruptive and ruined myjourneys. it's been hell for 12 months and impacted on a lot of things and people but, yes, it's good that they have arrived at a deal, a shame it took so long. the row was over who does this, the safety critical job of shutting train doors. southern wants drivers, not on board conductors doing it. the unions claimed that was not safe and threatened jobs. neither side will give details,
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but both seem happy with the deal but there has been give and take on both sides but the big win is for the passengers. they have suffered enough and we want to make sure we get back to as good a service as we can as soon as possible. after the last year and where we have been, we welcome that we have come to a consensus, that we have something to offer our membership that we believe will help deliver a safer railway. the union will now put the agreement to its members but says they are confident it will agree. it took two weeks of intense negotiating here but southern rail seems to have reached a deal with its drivers and both sides say they are happy. but aslef was not the only union involved so it doesn't end here. the rmt is not part of this deal. it represents conductors and could still announce more strikes, knocking out a third of services each time. so the pain isn't quite over for southern‘s long—suffering passengers. our news correspondent claudia sermbezis has been
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at brighton station, to gauge the reaction of jaded passengers. commuters i have spoken to this evening say that they are tentatively optimistic, that this might seek an end to the months and months of misery that they have been through. just trying to get through work. it began in april with the rmt beginning their strikes and aslef drivers joined beginning their strikes and aslef driversjoined in beginning their strikes and aslef drivers joined in december and commuters have been telling me about how difficult their lives have become. one man i spoke to is a teacher, he is in the first year of hisjob, he teaches ii teacher, he is in the first year of his job, he teaches ii to 18—year—olds and he tells me that you regularly late for work, you can imagine the impression that makes on his pupils. another man said that he and his wife were barely seeing each other at the moment, she has two regularly so serve in london, and he said it was as well they don't have
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children as otherwise their lives would be even more ridiculous and unmanageable. it is notjust commuters but businesses have been hugely affected, in a station, a pub called the cyclist, that has closed down, they said it was because of strike action. there are a couple of women on the station concourse who rana women on the station concourse who ran a porridge fan, they have been here for three years and they also closed down just before christmas, again blaming the strike action. you can see it is notjust the commuters that had been affected by this but also businesses as well. the government has published its official policy document setting out its plans for brexit. the white paper lays out twelve guiding principles, including migration control, and withdrawal from the single market. labour said the document had been produced too late for any meaningful scrutiny. our chief political correspondent vicki young reports. the ambitious, be positive about britain's future outside of the european union. that is the message
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from ministers who say that they are aiming fora from ministers who say that they are aiming for a strong new partnership with the eu. secretary david davis. the man in charge of achieving that told the commons that the referendum was not a vote to turn our back on europe. it was a vote of confidence in uk's ability to succeed in the world and expressed optimism that oui’ world and expressed optimism that our best days are still to come. whatever the outcome of our negotiations, we seek an open and outward and confident and fairer uk that works for everyone. under pressure, the government has published brexit plans, priorities include putting parliament in kroll of our roars, making decisions with a new system, that will be phased in over time. continuing security cooperation in the eu and establishing the freest possible trading relationship. theresa may has already announced that the uk will leave the single market but today's document says that she will seek a special arrangement for key industries such as car manufacturers
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and financial services. mps are demanding that parliament is regularly consulted when negotiations get underway. there is no point in having a vote after he has already signed it off with the european union, treating parliament as some sort of afterthought. mps are demanding a say on a deal that teresa may does with the european union, they want the power to order her back to brussels if they think it is not good enough. before labour can focus on that fight they are going to have to get over a few problems of their own. the labour leader ordered his mps not to block the brexit process last night but dozens disobeyed, some resigning from his shadow cabinet. jeremy corbyn couldn't even rely on one of his closest allies, diane abbott, she was taken ill shortly after this debate. and just before the crucial vote and had to go home. at some collea g u es vote and had to go home. at some colleagues don't believe her. vote and had to go home. at some colleagues don't believe henm vote and had to go home. at some colleagues don't believe her. it is
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extraordinary that diane abbott sneaks off, saying that she is ill. people that are well enough at five o'clock to be invariant parliament are well enough to be there at the vote at seven o'clock, i think we know what has happened there, she bottled the vote. tonight, mortar prepares to host a summit for all eu leaders, theresa may has set out her intentions, she will leave early secondary body else can discuss their brexit tactics. —— so everybody can discuss. the white paper says a new system to control eu migration will be introduced, and could be phased in to give businesses time to prepare. with me is wiktor moszczynski from the polish social and cultural association. it is good to see you, thank you very much indeed for coming in. was there anything in the white paper that made you feel confident of the future, for polish citizens who are here. indeed for other foreign nationals for the eu who are in the uk at the moment? i had to say that there is nothing new being offered,
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four paragraphs in a 77 page document. one of them is inaccurate, it states that it is automatic that those who have been here long enough for five years that they will be able to stay, that isn't actually true. for certainly a lot of polish people. they are still relying on the fact that they want other governments to make a statement, and this is almost like, when will you stop beating your wife. note eu government has said that it wanted to in anyway take away the privileges of british citizens abroad. this is supposed to have been a sovereign british decision, the league campaign is promised that he is citizens currently will be allowed to stay. we still don't have that, despite pressure from the majority of mps. but it is incumbent on any government to look after its citizens abroad and a lot of people would say that it is only right and
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proper that theresa may is seeing what happens in regards to those british citizens who in other parts of europe to make sure that they are 100% being looked after before she can 100% being looked after before she ca n start 100% being looked after before she can start looking at the situation of polish people stop yellow she should listen to produce expats are saying abroad. there are organisations are saying hurry up, make this agreement so that our a future in spain and france and other countries is insured. at the moment, this decision has been put off and off, british businesses and polish businesses here don't know about their future at all. they don't know who they are supposed to be employing. at the moment there is 190,000 polish children who are below the age of 190,000 polish children who are below the age 01:14 who have always seen their future below the age 01:14 who have always seen theirfuture in below the age 01:14 who have always seen their future in the uk at the moment but they don't know what their future is. it moment but they don't know what theirfuture is. it is having a really bad effect on the future well—being of polish people in this country. who until now had always
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felt safe and welcome. the people that you represent, are genuinely worried that they could all lose the jobs that they have, the businesses that they have and be somehow deported? many are worried, simply because the eyes are not dotted and the teas are not crossed. the general feeling is that they will not throw us out physically. but nevertheless, if they do remain they don't know under what terms, they don't know under what terms, they don't know under what terms, they don't know what their rights would be, the rights of their children. will they be allowed to still have votes in the local elections, will they still be able to bring over their grandmother to look after their grandmother to look after their children, there is so much uncertainty. and simply, at the moment, they are having to put up with the undercurrent, of hate crimes, and general feeling with the undercurrent, of hate crimes, and generalfeeling of discomfort, which goes unreported. it is below the radar, if rumbles
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on, that this has been brought up already in a parliamentary home affairs committee. all of these details. 0k, it is clearly worrying that no commitment to the unilaterally giving eu citizens already here automatic right to stay in the white paper. there is also the suggestion that there will be a new way of looking at it in the eu, possibly looking at permits, what is all thought on that? that is a matter of negotiation, my immediate concern, for the eu citizens, like the polls currently, there are 3 million of them and 980,000 of them are polish. but the future, obviously i still think it is in the interest of the uk to make it much easierfor people to interest of the uk to make it much easier for people to come here and work. i can't read it to what the future negotiations will be. but, i
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do want to have a cut—off point. it is unclear, that at least those who are here, who came here in good faith thinking that this is their future that they have a right to stay. what happens to those who come here later and in fact one of the things i'm also concerned about is that there may be a surge of people wanting to come here knowing that maybe in the future there will be a deal. the earlier the government does it and the less likely that there is, the surge that they feel. that search would not take place. thank you very much, from the polish social and cultural association. let us social and cultural association. let us talk to ian watson. in westminster. that point from my guest, that this lack of a commitment in the white paper, to give eu citizens already here, the automatic right to stay on. that is something that is going to upset labour politicians but frankly it is also going to upset conservatives as
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well! i think there is a strong signalfrom david well! i think there is a strong signal from david davis well! i think there is a strong signalfrom david davis in the debate, he took criticism very personally it seems to me by saying that he wasn't going to throw people out but he did point out that the government had legal as well as a moral obligation to british citizens living abroad, because one or two countries hadn't agreed to reciprocal arrangements, that was impossible. what he was trying to do was to signal to people, to the conservative benches at westminster, that this is something that the government was committed to trying to work towards, in terms of a very early resolution. one of the first things that he wanted to have agreed, before they coming up to two yea rs of agreed, before they coming up to two years of negotiations, nonetheless he may well be doing that because next week as you have said, labour will be trying to put down an amendment, to amend the government legislation to make it very clear that there should be a unilateral commitment to people from the eu who are already here having the right to
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continue to stay after brexit. in addition to that there is certainly some people in conservative benches who did not rebel in terms of triggering article 50, who like very specific issues. voting against the government. so the government will bea government. so the government will be a bit nervous. the former deputy leader of the labour party harriet harman is working on a crossbench amendment that doesn't really deal with people who came in iraq at the salt of the reference, conferring a right for people to stay beforejune the 21st the government will be under pressure during three days of detailed debate next week in the house of commons. thank you very much ian in westminster. at my guest on the papers will be the times columnist matthew syed and lance price. please stay with us for the newspaper review later. donald trump has suggested he will honour a deal struck with australia to resettle refugees. a reportedly tense phone call between the president and the australian prime minister,
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malcolm turnbull, cast doubt over the agreement, which was negotiated by the obama administration. mr trump said on twitter that the plan was "dumb" and said he would continue to question the reasoning behind it. i have a lot of respect for austria andi i have a lot of respect for austria and i love australia as a country but we have a problem where for whatever reason president obama said that they were going to take probably well over a thousand illegal immigrants who were in prisons, and they were going to take them into this country and ijust said why? i want to ask that question, why? he could be 2008 could be more than that. and i said why? why are we doing this? what is the purpose? so we will see what happens. the previous administration does something at you have two respect that, but you can also say why are we doing this? that is why
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we are in the jam that we are in. it isa it is a pretty good question, why did the obama administration signed this deal, to take in more than a thousand refugees, mr trump got it wrong, they are not illegal immigrants. why did he sign this deal? it is a very good question, it is an interesting deal that the obama administration struck with australia at the end of last year. i believe sometime soon or around the time of the international, refugee summit at the un that president obama hosted. this was a deal whereby, australia would send as mr trump was saying some 1250 or 1600 asylu m trump was saying some 1250 or 1600 asylum seekers who are on island camps in the pacific nations, a lot of them as limbs, some of them as limbs, some of them from the
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countries that president country has just put on this these about —— some of them muslims. in exchange for that, the us would resettle refugees who are in camps in costa rica, that are backed by the us and that the us hopes is a way of stemming the flow of migrants into the us. in essence it isa of migrants into the us. in essence it is a swap, president trump must be wondering why he should be taking these asylum seekers from australia at all. in particular, i think he is concerned, that it doesn't make him look like he is sticking by his word of not bringing in any more refugees into the country which is what all of us were reporting on over the weekend. and we do understand that was one of the things that he said on the call with the australian prime minister. he said that he was going to get killed politically by this refugee deal with australia. possibly what could be more damaging is the bilateral relationship with
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australia and also america's commitment to human rights potentially which might explain a bit of a u—turn that mr trump is made on this issue? well i wouldn't say that it is 100% a u—turn just yet, he has said, that it is important, to abide by, honour agreements from previous administrations. but in the call with the australian prime minister he did leave some recalled that, he said it was his intention to honour the agreement. his intentions might change. but yes as you point out, that has caused now a lot of tension and a diplomatic crisis if you will with australia, one of australia's top allies. these are uncharted waters, the united states at the moment under president trump seems to be putting on notice notjust its foes like iran as we have heard yesterday and today but also its allies, that the way of doing business is going to change. that
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questions are going to be asked. remember one of the promises that donald trump made on the campaign trail to his supporters last year, was that he would shake things up. he felt in essence that america was on the losing end of a lot of deals it has made with allies around the world, whether it is trade deals, military alliances, nato for example, and he promised to change that. he says we are constantly on the losing end of these deals and i don't want to do that and that is going to change. one of the reasons why these phone calls or maybe being lea ked why these phone calls or maybe being leaked is precisely because people around him want the supporters, they wa nt around him want the supporters, they want the trump supporters to hear and to seek that he is sticking by his word and being tough. notjust on america's foes but also on their allies. many thanks kim. the headlines, it is a 20 past eight. and the deal to deal with the
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dispute on southern rail, has been reached with one of the two unions involved. written as set out its vision for life outside of the european union, it says that britain can become independent and truly global, neighbour says any deal must be scrutinised by parliament. the case brought by human rights lawyer phil shiner, again to be reviewed by the legal system after he was struck off. now time for all of the sports news from the bbc sports centre. england head coach eddiejones has named his team to face france in their opening match of rugby union's six nations championship. saracens forward maro itojay will start a test match for the first time at blindside flanker, having been named as chris robshaw‘s replacement. eliot daley will start on the wing in place of exeter‘s jack nowell, who missed two days of training this week due to personal reasons. he takes up a spot on the bench. after announcing his side today, eddiejones addressed comments made
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by former scotland and british lions coach jim tellfer who compared jones to donald trump and said the twickenham crowd "look down their noses at the opposition." unsurprisingly, jones doesn't agree..... we don't behave arrogantly, i think that we are very respectful, if you look at our record on the field, and our interaction with the opposition teams, it is hardly disrespectful. to have a go at the crowd at twickenham, i think is a little bit out of order. the easy thing is, at twickenham. wales interim coach rob howley has recalled sam warburton to his side to face italy in rome on sunday. there had been speculation he may miss out, having been dropped as captain in favour of alun wyn jones. scrum half rhys webb is also recalled after injury. injured ireland fly—half jonny sexton has an outside chance of being fit to face italy next weekend according to coach joe schmidt —
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but paddy jackson will play against scotland at murrrayfield on saturday, with sexton sidelined with a calf injury. itt has played about 82 minutes, in the last test matches. for us it is a real frustration. no the last test matches. for us it is a realfrustration. no different the last test matches. for us it is a real frustration. no different for him. in the six nations, that i have been involved in, he has dominated the number ten position. we are still hopeful that he can come back in and potentially do that for us at the same time. he has trained really well! brighton have their chance to extend the lead huddersfield, but they have got off to a poor start, the home side took the lead inside nine minutes through tommy smith. but against the run of play, brighton found an equaliser, a defensive error letting in someone to make it 1-1 but error letting in someone to make it 1—1 but in the last few minutes,
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nahki wells has restored huddersfield's lead, 2—1. there it is and it is just seven minutes left of the first half there. cameroon are taking on ghana in the second semifinal of the africa cup of nations, it is currently 0—0, the best chance of the game falling early to this header from a corner, the winner will face egypt in the final, after they dramatically beat tina fass 04— three on penalties last night. former england and chelsea midfielder frank lampard has announced his retirement from football, calling time on a 21 year career. lampard won three premier league titles and four fa cups with chelsea — scoring in the final here against everton in 2009. he also won the 2012 champions league trophy with the london club and remains their all time leading goalscorer. he also played for manchester city and new york city. one of lampard's former coaches at chelsea is the current swansea manager paul clement, who revealed today that he tried
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to bring the 38 year—old to the welsh club only a few weeks ago. he described lampard as one of the best professionals he has ever worked with. working with him, day to day, was a pleasure, to see someone so professional, so dedicated, so hard—working. everyday, professional, so dedicated, so ha rd—working. everyday, every professional, so dedicated, so hard—working. everyday, every day he trains only came out the attitude, to work hard, to learn, to try and improve and it is no surprise for me that that talent that he had and that that talent that he had and that work ethic, a fantastic combination for him to go on and achieve such success at club level. and a great international career as well. and that is the sport for now, i will be back in the next hour. numerous cases against soldiers, in
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iraq, have been brought into question. today the tribunal found that the lawyer acted dishonestly. encouraging a witness to change as evidence. the defence secretary, sir michael fallon, said he should apologise to the soldiers. here's our defence correspondent, jonathan beale. once an award—winning human rights lawyer, tonight, phil shiner‘s reputation lies in tatters. he made his name at the expense of the british army and the taxpayer, accusing soldiers of widespread abuse during the iraq war. i don't know whether people were killed but i think something went wrong. we need to find out who was responsible and who in command knew what was going on. they were kept naked, they were sexually humiliated. today a tribunal upheld 12 charges of misconduct against him including five charges of acting dishonestly. he was ordered to pay £250,000 and has been struck off, so he will never work
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as a lawyer again. the tribunal also heard shiner paid an iraqi agent more than £1.5 million to knock on doors trawling for business. this was the aftermath of the incident that proved his undoing, a battle in iraq in 200a. it culminated with soldiers in hand—to—hand combat, fixing bayonets and fighting through heavily defended positions. acts of bravery were soon followed by allegations that they murdered, mutilated and tortured iraqis. a five—year enquiry costing £30 million found those claims were based on lies and without foundation. the process of going through the last ten years has put a great deal of stress on my family, particularly, who have had a difficult time understanding why the process was being applied as it was, and my
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soldiers and families. what do you want from phil shiner? i would ask him to apologise to the soldiers and families that have been put through the pain and the stresses and strains of the last decade. wood there is proof of mistreatment by british soldiers. it was phil shiner who highlighted the case of an iraqi hotel worker battered to death in british custody. but it was just one of hundreds of allegations that he made. british army standards are some of the best in the world. he has caused a great deal of misery and i'm pleased now to seejustice being done. the prime minister has promised to end what she calls an industry of vexatious claims against british troops. though dozens of allegations of historic abuse are still being investigated. but, for phil shiner, this is the end of his career, a man who once sought the limelight, but who has now gone to ground. more coming up, stay with us.
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their winds have been important across the irish sea affecting wales and scotland. after the rain and showers clear it is not a bad start to the morning on friday but you get the rain back in again. strengthening winds. still the potential for severe gales. further north not too bad a day. temperature is not as high as they have been. where the rain is really intense it could turn to snow. stronger winds just think into eastern parts
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through the course of friday night into saturday and the lingering across the north but once that clears way it looks calder, but more sunshine, hopefully less windy. hello. this is bbc news. the headlines. a deal to end the dispute over driver—only trains on southern rail has been reached, but with just one of the two unions involved. the driver's union aslef may now call off future industrial action, but no deal‘s been reached with the rmt union, which represents conductors. the government has set out its vision for the uk outside the european union. in a white paper it says britain can become "independent and truly global." labour says any deal on brexit must be properly scrutinised by parliament. cases brought by the human rights lawyer phil shiner, against british soldiers, will be reviewed by the government, after he was struck off for dishonesty. the former head of a
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christian holiday camp is accused of abusing boys. the archbishop of canterbury has apologised "unreservedly", admitting the church failed. donald trump has suggested he will honour a deal struck with australia to resettle refugees, after a reportedly frosty phone conversation. the new president had questioned an agreement between the two countries. the bank of england has revised its economic forecast again. it thinks the uk economy will grow by 2% and will continue to grow for a further two years. will continue to grow for a further two yea rs. its will continue to grow for a further two years. its previously predicted a sharper slowdown. our economics editor reports there are worries about rising inflation. the report contains flashing villages. we are still spending. employment is rising. borrowing has
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become cheaper. to date the governor even northwards to the new president. his violence to boost the us economy. all reasons for the significant upgrade of britain's growth forecast. the governor admitted that consumers have shrugged off brexit gloom. consumers have not been affected by any of the associated uncertainty around brexit. that is to allow strictly understandable. the labour market is holding up, wages are growing at roughly the same rate, modestly, but that roughly the same week as the past. part because of our actions credit is available and it is cheap. easy uk growth upgrades are some of the fastest the bank has ever published. last november it said growth for 2017 with languish at 1.496. growth for 2017 with languish at 1.4%. that figure has been raised to
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296. 1.4%. that figure has been raised to 2%. for 2018 it originally said growth would be1.5%, that has been increased, more modestly, to 1.6%. mixed in with the good news, some caution. for this small food firm inflation is on the up, driven by the fall in the value of sterling. the value of goods have increased to 2596. for the moment we can absorb the prices and are not passing on to the prices and are not passing on to the retailer and that has not been passed on to the end consumer. when we do need to pass on the place i do not know if it will reach the end consumer depending on what the reta ile r‘s consumer depending on what the retailer's views are. as pressures build will the bank have to reach for that cooling button, and interest rate rise? is there more of a risk of an interest rate rise and there is a further interest rate reduction?“ we do see a situation where there is faster growth in wages than we anticipate, or that spending does
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not decelerate later in the year, one could anticipate that there will bean one could anticipate that there will be an adjustment of interest rates, an increase in interest rates, that is not a signal. the governor struck a pretty upbeat note today. but there are still warning lights flashing in this inflation report. the amount we are saving has fallen to historic lows. that could be a problem if the economy does take a turn for the worse. the bank here is still nervous. yes, there is better news, but as the governor said, we have only just started news, but as the governor said, we have onlyjust started ourjourney to brexit. on growth it has been a roller—coaster ride for the bag. a sharp change in direction to the positive. consumer debts are high and savings are low, however. that is positive news will be to keep flowing in the uk is to keep prospering. the church of england has admitted
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that feels terribly following allegations of historic abuse that was not reported to the police. it is alleged teenage boys were beaten bya is alleged teenage boys were beaten by a perpetrator in the 1970s, police have asked for people to come forward. no working in south africa, this man is at the centre of allegations involving the abuse of young boys in the 1970s at a series of summer camps. the boys would engage in activities during the day and he talks about the christian faith in the evening. according to allegations made by channel 4 news john smyth according to allegations made by channel 4 newsjohn smyth began grooming boys at camp then inviting
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them to his home where they were stripped naked and subjected to beatings. the trust which oversaw the camps was made aware of the allegations in 1982 but failed to inform the police. one ofjohn smyth‘s leadership team says it was the victims themselves who did not wa nt to the victims themselves who did not want to report the abuse. we discussed telling the police. i was not part of that discussion. but the young men themselves did not want to have their names mentioned. they had suffered enough at the hands ofjohn smyth without wanting the indignity of describing everything in court. at the time the church of england had no safeguarding policy in place. the archbishop of canterbury, who also worked alongsidejohn smyth, says he knew nothing of the alleged abuse until 2013. i was says he knew nothing of the alleged abuse until2013. i was ajunior
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leader in a cab. these were the senior leaders, i was not part of the inner circle. late this afternoon one ofjohn smyth‘s. us do this interview in which he says that her father should be held this interview in which he says that herfather should be held to this interview in which he says that her father should be held to account for his actions. i will always love my father, however if these allegations are true he will have to face justice and that will be painful for everyone involved, but face justice and that will be painfulfor everyone involved, but i believe strongly in justice, and i would want that for someone who had done that to my child. we approached john smyth at his home in cape town, south africa, but he refused to a nswer south africa, but he refused to answer our questions. we spoke to a man who would not go on kamara that said john smyth asked him intimate questions and subjected him to beatings, that matches other accounts. —— he would not call on camera.
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six formerfinanciers camera. six former financiers have camera. six formerfinanciers have been jailed for their part in a privately and fraud scandal. they carried out and fraud scandal. they carried out a loan scam and spent that money on prostitutes and holidays. a former banker was sentenced to 11 years and three months, while a consultant was jailed for 15 years. the inquest into the deaths of 30 british tourists killed in a terror attack on a tunisian beach in 2015, has been hearing about the last moments of a 24—year—old woman from lincolnshire. carly lovett ran into the hotel in sousse with her fiance after hearing the sound of shooting. but the gunman followed her into the building. in all, 38 people lost their lives in the attack. from court, sarah campbell reports. the final moments of all 30 britons killed that day have now been told to the inquest and tributes paid
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to the individuals behind the photographs. 24—yea r—old carly lovett was a fashion photographer, who had recently become engaged to her childhood sweetheart, liam. this would be their first holiday on their own. two days after they arrived, they were caught up in the attack carried out by seifeddine rezgui. as the gunman approached from the beach, this animation, shown to the court, shows the route carly and liam took to try and escape through a back area normally used by admin staff, but the gunman followed and carly was shot. as liam tried desperately to save his fiancee, the gunman moved on. cheryl, seen here on the right of the picture, was by the pool with her husband, john. she described the panic as gunfire sounded, the pushing and shoving as people ran. they found themselves in the front of the hotel, she saw the gunman and realised john was no longer running behind her, but was on the floor. i screamed, "john, although his eyes were open, there was nothing there." a few yards away, behind a car, was chris dyer and his wife. she was shot, but is recovering well
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despite life—changing injuries. through these inquests the full horror unfolded of an attack that lasted less than an hour, but destroyed families and lives. and at the centre a gunman who showed little emotion, even smiling, as he walked around the hotel and its grounds. stuart cullen, the final british victim, the gunman approached him and his wife. mrs cullen, on the right, listened as her statement was read. her pleas not to shoot were ignored by the gunman. she survived, but told the inquest her life and happiness died the day her husband did.
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there has been a sharp increase in ceasefire violations in eastern ukraine in recent days. the president of the european council said the increasing violence showed a new level of intensity and brutality. our correspondent is in an eastern town and has sent us this update from a home that was hit by excelling. this shell fit last night. there are still fighting going on, you can feel it in the background. you can see the crater that the mortar or the shell has left. it happened at four o'clock in the morning. there isa four o'clock in the morning. there is a lot of shrapnel damage all around. thankfully no one was injured. victor and his family were safely inside the house. it shows
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that the intensity of the fighting continues. not long ago the fighting between russian backed separatists and ukrainian military was confined to night time but in recent days there is regular shelling during the day between both sides. civilian areas are getting hit. thousands of romanians have gathered in the centre of the capital bucharest for the third night in a row to demonstrate against government plans to downgrade some corruption offences. these are live pictures. tens of thousands of pictures. no one has put a proper estimate on how many idea. a lot of anger over the changes in the law, the proposals —— the proposals means that public officials will be spared a jail sentence if they were involved in crimes amounting to less than £40,000.
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they're the biggest demonstrations in the country since the fall of communism. earlier today, the country's prime minister sorin grindeanu vowed to stand firm against the protesters' demands. starting primary school is a big moment for children and their and parents. but for a group of mums in cornwall what's made it more of a challenge is that their children have down's syndrome. so they've written a book about how families can adapt to school life, and it's been so successful they're now spreading the message across the uk, asjohn maguire reports. shall we finish? we need to do some more. it's noah's first year at his primary school in cornwall. the children paint and play games as you might expect, but they're also learning makaton, a type of sign language. it's to help them communicate with noah, who has down's syndrome. it's amazing how the children sort of, they almost have this understanding that he is slightly different to them, but they don't treat him differently. if anything, they're very understanding, they want to help noah and they all want to be friends with him. he's very popular in our class. in common with 6,500 children
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in cornwall who've just started school, noah and his classmates received a book as part of a starter pack. he's one of the children featured, and his mum is one of those who devised the idea. this group all have children with down's syndrome. around 750 are born each year in the uk, and this book is given to those parents. their second book is designed for all children starting primary. the book, paid for by fundraising, is now spreading across the uk and around the world. what gives us goose pimples to know is that this little book that contains those little faces is going out to the little hands that it was made for, and that's fantastic. because what we hope is that when that little pack goes home, the treasure pack goes home with that child, and they open the book with their grown—up and they say something like, "why has that child got hearing aids? why does that child sit in that chair?" the grown—up might answer them and say, "oh, he's got hearing aids because he needs those so he can hear," and that's what it's about, that opportunity for a small child to ask the question,
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to receive the answer, and then move onto the next thing, because that's what children do. this is one that angie's made for all children going to school. angie and ted are meeting up with the actor and writer sally phillips and her son olly. last year, sally made a documentary looking at a new prenatal test that some believe could eradicate the condition. she's endorsing the book and believes it makes a difference. yes, because we're afraid of things we don't know. we don't recognise, different things, we all are. and so i think making little kids with down's syndrome familiar


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