between the harbour and the ship, one of them might have decided not to go, so he would justjump into the ocean, pulling the rest with him. wow — because they were all chained together. they were all chained together and they were all drowned here. either they wanted to escape orjust to commit suicide. and this is after being held captive in the dungeons? after being held captive in the dungeons for what, two, three months. so it was basically nonstop hell. nonstop hell. this is a special year for ghana. yes. it's your 60th anniversary of independence. things have moved on, thankfully. yes, for over 400 years we have struggled in slavery. we have struggled in colonialism, we have come out as a nation stronger than before, and so we see it as an experience that is worth sharing with others. so people can get courage in whatever they are doing, whatever level they are, they can rise up through the ashes, use the ashes as fertilisers to grow.
become prosperous. words of hope from a man whose job brings him face to face with unimaginable horror on a daily basis. if he can be optimistic, there's inspiration for us all. hello this is breakfast, with katherine downes and ben thompson. the parents of madeleine mccann tell the bbc they're convinced real progress is being made as they try to discover what happened to their daughter. speaking ahead of the 10th anniversary of madeleine's disappearance, kate and gerry mccann, talk of their regret at the time they've lost together, and of their hope that she'll be found. no parent's going to give up on their child unless they know for certain that child's dead, and theyjust don't have any evidence. we should have been a family of five for all of that time, and, yeah, it does feel stolen.
good morning it's sunday 30th april. also ahead: a spectacular win for anthonyjoshua. a it was billed as the biggest fight in british boxing history, and it definitely lived up to expectation. joshua powers past wladimir klitschko to become the unified heavyweight champion of the world. a pension pledge from theresa may. she promises to tackle irresponsible bosses, asjeremy corbyn sets out his plan for workers rights. president trump marks his 100th day in office insisting at a rally that he's kept "one promise after another". and more recycling, selling wonky veg and scrapping best before dates.
we'll hear why mps think serious action is needed to tackle food waste. and sarah has the weather. mixed picture today. some wet and windy weather the south west of england and wales as well. i will have a full forecast in about 15 minutes. good morning. first, our main story. the parents of madeleine mccann say they believe their daughter is still alive and real progress is being made to find her. in an interview with the bbc ahead of the tenth anniversary of her disappearance they've also defended the costs of the ongoing investigation. last week scotland yard confirmed it's still pursuing critical lines of inquiry. laura tra nt reports. not a day goes by where they don't remember her. but the ten—year anniversary of their daughter madeleine's disappearance is a reminder of what should have been. it is time we should have had with madeleine. it is time we should have been five.
it feels stolen. the three—year—old disappeared from her bedroom while her parents were eating at an on—site restaurant at a hotel. more than £11 million has been spent on the search for her. i know she is a single missing child but millions of tourists go there year on year. essentially, you have a british subject who has been a subject of a crime. there is no evidence that she is dead. the prosecutor has said there was no evidence we have been involved in any crime. for a decade, her disappearance has been a mystery. now there are only four officers working on the case. butjust days ago, the metropolitan police said they are pursuing a significant line of enquiry. her 14th birthday is in may. her twin siblings, who are now 12, were in the room with her the night she went missing. the mccanns have tried to protect
them from online abuse. people are saying things that are untrue and they need to be aware of that. both of us realise we have to be devoted to the twins to make sure their life is fulfilling, as they deserve. we have tried our best to achieve that. as a family, the mccanns vow to never give up hope. laura trant, bbc news. we'll be hearing more from that interview with the mccanns — that's coming up in five minutes here on breakfast. the british boxer anthony joshua is this morning celebrating becoming the unified heavyweight champion of the world after beating wladimir klitschko last night at wembley. joshua stopped his opponent in the 11th round in front of a crowd of 90,000. here's our sports correspondent 0lly foster. anthonyjoshua is burning brighter than ever this morning, but last night the lights almost went out. wladimir klitschko, at the age
of a1, defying the march of time. in a stadium famous for knockout competitions, they came in record numbers to see aj deliver the most important knockout of his career. the ukrainian rocked and was so resilient. in the next round he was stunned, hitting the ground for the first time. but his fight was just getting started. he had never been through to a seventh round, this went to eight, nine, ten. and wladimir klitschko looked like he was going to be top. but then anthonyjoshua put him down again and again. wladimir showed unbelievable heart, but another flurry of punches ended the contest. and the fire was still burning. i don't box just for the belts, i don't box just for money. ijust enjoy it. i don't feel like someone who lost. tonight, we all won.
even though i did not get the belt, i don't feel like i lost. wembley is slowly returning to normal. this night will not be forgotten in a hurry. if you cut through all the hype, this was one of the great heavyweight contests. anthonyjoshua is still learning, and that is a frightening thought, especially for his next opponent. 0llie foster, bbc news, at the wembley stadium. lots of debate about who's next may be. he could beat tyson freely. some famous faces gave their views. here is what arnold schwarzenegger had to say. he was there watching. —— tyson freely. —— say. he was there watching. —— tyson freely. — — fury. say. he was there watching. —— tyson
freely. -- fury. sugar ray leonard wrote such an amazing fight with two great fighters. lennox lewis posted it was everything a boxing fan could want. class acts. high drama. adversity. perseverance. respect. wladimir klitschko was very humble and defeat. he paid tribute to the amazing fight by anthonyjoshua. labour and the conservatives will today focus their general election campaigns on their proposals for improving life for employees. theresa may is promising to tackle unscrupulous bosses if she's returned to power in the general election while labour says it's planning to end zero hours contracts. 0ur political correspondent leila nathoo joins us from our london newsroom — so both parties here vying to be the workers' champion? yes. this has really been solid
labour ground, the issue of workers' rights since the start of the election campaign. jeremy corbyn pictured labour is taking on big business and standing up to what they call the rate the economy. jeremy corbyn even name checked the former dhs boss of the green saying he's a kind of person who should be worried if that is government. —— bhs. the conservative policy is clearly influenced by the collapse of bhs. the want to give the pensions regulator more powers to potentially block takeovers and find those who are underfunding pension schemes and potentially introducing new criminal offences for a company board from deliberately put pension funds at risk. labour is also
promising to protect pensions during takeover and banning unpaid internships and increasing the minimum wage and double paternity leave. it is very interesting to see labour seem able to into balance of power in the workplace and the conservatives very much moving into this territory. i think when we see ma nifestos this territory. i think when we see manifestos published we can expect plenty more tassles ahead about which party can best stand to workers —— for workers. donald trump has marked the 100th day of his presidency with a speech defending his record and attacking the media. addressing thousands of cheering supporters in pennsylvania, he insisted he's delivering his election promises "every single day" and dismissed criticism of him as "fake news". 0ur correspondent laura bicker sent this report from the rally. they came to support their champion, to celebrate 100 days of a president who calls them "the
forgotten of america." i think his first 100 days have been outstanding, myself. he hasn't got enough credit for what he has done. i support him 100%. in the nation's capital, the deliberate contrast. celebrities and journalists gathering for the glitzy hite house correspondents' dinner which is usually attended by the president. but he said he wanted to shun the press in favour of his people. i could not possibly be more thrilled than to be more than 100 miles away from the washington swamp spending my evening with all of you! back at the correspondents' dinner, the usual revelry was replaced by a sombre defence. it is ourjob to report on facts and to hold leaders accountable.
that is who we are. we are not fake news. but the president kept a determined note, and those who'd waited all day to hear those magic words were finally rewarded. we will make america safe again! and we will make america great again! donald trump has said there has been nothing like the last 100 days. he has proved to be unconventional and certainly unpredictable. on that, at least, both his supporters, and his critics, will agree. laura bicker, bbc news, pennsylvania. it's taken him almost a week, but a man dressed as a gorilla has finally finished the london marathon, after crawling all 26.2 miles of it. tom harrison crawled the streets of london "gorilla—style" for around 12 hours a day,
raising more than 28 thousand pounds for the gorilla organization. he crossed the finish line on the mall with his sons and was presented with a trophy by the conservationist bill 0ddie. is that sun is addressed as do this. —— i love that his sons are dressed asa mini —— i love that his sons are dressed as a mini guerrillas. —— gorillas. and tom will bejoining us on the sofa tomorrow morning to talk about his achievement. the first question is from you. does
he have blisters on his hands? for kate and gerry mccann, life as they knew it ended ten years ago when their three—year—old daughter madeleine went missing while on a family holiday in portugal. in an interview to mark a decade since her disappearance they've been talking to the bbc about how they've coped, making yearly shopping trips to buy her birthday presents, and holding onto hope that their absent daughter is still alive. fiona bruce was listening. every day is another day without madeleine. i think it isjust that number, it is that ten—year mark which makes it more significant, i think, because it's a reminder of how much time has gone by. and obviously ten's a big number. i think the day, and the poignancy of it, that we don't tend to go back, because it is so draining. but, inevitably, anniversaries, and on her birthday, they are by far the hardest days, by far. how different is your life now to what you must have imagined all those years ago?
that's a hard one, isn't it, because it's such a long time. i think before madeleine was taken, we felt we had managed to achieve a little perfect nuclear family of five. and we had that for a short period, and you adapt and you have a new normality. and unfortunately for us our new normality for the minute is a family of four. and last time you talked to me, you told me you are still buying birthday presents and christmas presents for madeleine. are you, ten years on, still doing that? we are still doing that. so, you go to the shops, you think madeleine would be this age now, you think, what would she want? that's it. you have to think what age she is, and something that, umm, you know, whenever we find her, will still be appropriate. so, there's a lot of thought that goes into it.
she is still our daughter, she will always be our daughter. one of the police officers in portugal has been a thorn in your side for many years. he wrote a book which implicates you, and you fought it through the courts. at the moment, you've lost and he has won. the lastjudgement, i think, is terrible, so we will be appealing. we haven't lodged that yet, but we will be. he was suggesting that you were involved in the disappearance. i think that what people need to realise, though, as assistant commissioner rowley has said again this week, the portuguese have said, the final report has said, there's no evidence that madeleine's dead. the prosecutor said there is no evidence we are involved in any crime. the police have talked about one significant lead that they're still pursuing. can you tell me anything about that? well, very much the investigation is in the hands of the metropolitan police.
there clearly are ongoing enquiries. they have come a long way, and there is progress. there are some very credible lines of enquiry that the police are working on. and while there is no evidence to give us any negative news, you know, that hope is still there. it really is there, in your hearts? absolutely. that one day you will be reunited with your daughter? no parent is going to give up on their child unless they know for certain the child's dead, and we just don't have any evidence. our hope of madeleine being out there is no less than it was all those years ago. apart from those first 48 hours, nothing has actually changed since then. i think the difficult thing has always been, how will we find her? cos you're relying on the police
doing everything they can, and you're relying on somebody with information coming forward. you can see an extended version of fiona bruce's interview with kate and gerry mccann on the bbc news channel at 10.30am. here's sarah with a look at this morning's weather. they'll is some rain in the forecast that there will be some sunshine to. this was seen at sefton in liverpool. it is a bit warmer than it has been over the past week or so but thinks done in quite windy over the course of today and sadly some rain arriving in the south west. we have already had been starting to push on. it is down to this area of low pressure on this frontal system moving in from the atlantic. this weather is across the house of silly and cornwall and the channel islands. this is the rain in the south—westward nudge north—east during the day. many parts of the
country will stay dry with some sunshine. what a brisk south—east wind developing. a breezy feel to the weather. particularly when did in the south—east of england and wales. the odd rumble of thunder mixed in with the rain but there will be some bright intervals as we move into the afternoon. perhaps a few spots of light rain making their way into the south—east england and the midlands but temperatures in the mid teens. northern ireland and scotland also staying dry through the day and relatively warm at 17 degrees or so the day and relatively warm at 17 degrees 01' sd across the day and relatively warm at 17 degrees or so across the north west of scotland. it should remain dry for stacey of the two at the yorkshire. —— stage three of the tour de yorkshire. this evening should be dry weather across most of the country with some spots of rain from northern ireland. tomorrow there will be rain across england
and wales further north it will be quite a fresh start to the day in parts of scotland. during bank holiday monday scotland and northern ireland should see the driest and brightest of weather. it will become around the east coast. england and wales will continue to see scattered showers. the dry theme continues into tuesday much of the rest of the week. with the cool easterly breeze there will be a few shows in the east and the warmer and brighter weather will be further to the west. president trump was in a defiant mood last night at a rally in the us state of pennsylvania saying he's kept "one promise after another" during his first 100 days in office. he missed the white house correspondents' dinner to address thousands of supporters and took the opportunity to dismiss criticism of him as "fake news." so what have those achievements been? joining us now from norwich is professor of political
science, todd landman. he's from the university of nottingham. the fact that he missed the correspondence dinner preferring to speak to his supporters. he made a big point of that and said he's100 miles with this one. he was in harrisburg yesterday which is ashley when i was born so quite interesting to watch only appeal to local population. this is a big job area and a lot of democrats which the ticket to vote for trump during the election and they feel he has been making good on his promises. the core support for trump is unwavering that still 93% support. he is doing well with a constituency. given that, why is there a need for him to be that they —— to be there? there's been a lot of criticism that he is there with his supporters. what does
he get out of this? it gives a lot of energy. he did some of them in florida. he's looking for that base of support and is to reinforce the fa ct of support and is to reinforce the fact that he's doing something and people come out him on. that is a sort of beast of morale and local population that things are beginning to happen in some of those areas that had been neglected in the past so that had been neglected in the past so that was a real sensitive because then gets that report he can keep going. nationally he has been criticised by many and by the mainstream media on a daily basis. let's look at his achievements. what in your view has he achieved? where has made progress? the first thing is just the has made progress? the first thing isjust the general has made progress? the first thing is just the general disruption of how things work in america. he is coming to the white house and reconfigures cabinet in away we have not seen before in terms of strong business leaders and military leaders and dominance of those types of the cabinet. that really not the
meek —— that really not washington sideways. he got neil god which in style. —— installed. that was approved by congress. there are some criticism that while he stood as somewhat of a game changer and wa nted somewhat of a game changer and wanted to go on and do things differently, some critics say he's become to republican and become like eve ryo ne become to republican and become like everyone else. here's what down some of those promises he made of the campaign trail. is that fair? he has backed away from some of the main things. the repeal of 0bama care did not succeed in he blames republicans for that. the travel ban has not succeeded and he blames the courts for that. he has not built the wall and looks like that that some arrests of immigrants and not all of them are criminals so he has struggled to any more immigrants are
an document to than president 0bama. 0n those main campaign pledges he is not made a lot of progress. his detractors say here's ineffective in a decisive and engaging flip—flops. for those who support say it is the constitutional system of checks and balances that get the way of the president. what about the next 100 days? on the campaign trail he was very critical of previous leaders who had intervened in foreign affairs and tried to export diplomacy elsewhere but we have seen this last few weeks he intervened in syria and is now that is mounting tension in north korea. what do the next 100 days old ? tension in north korea. what do the next 100 days old? i think we will see tensions increase. the syria bombing and the dropping of the moab in afghanistan and north korea is still testing the cells as we speak.
there are signs he does seek a diplomatic solution in north korea with the help of china but it will be very tense in the world over the next 100 days as receiver the next step is. —— as receiver that next step is. —— as receiver that next step is. —— as receiver that next step is. —— as we see. you're watching breakfast from bbc news, it's time now for a look at the newspapers. the reverend sally hitchiner is here to tell us what's caught her eye. first let's look at the front pages. my my first story is about the rise of middle—aged spencers. —— spinsters. people in their early 50s who have never married been civilly partnered has nearly doubled since 2002. it has nearly doubled since 2002. it has risen for men by 70% in the last
few years. there are lots of questions about why this is the case, ranging from the increase in women's ability to look after themselves and not need to marry but mostly it seems to be coming down to people who are the children of divorced parents are becoming more cynical about commitment and these are not just people cynical about commitment and these are notjust people who are cohabiting, these are people who are not cohabiting as well. 150% increase in women. that is the headline may have. 150% more unmarried woman. i wonder weather feminism is looking into that note, not feeling we have two married to have a place in society of financial security. it might be a good thing in that women are feeling we have more choice but it is also potentially i think people are seeing the divorce rates in particular are making people more cynical about commitments and potentially making people more
anxious about going into long—term relationships. it is interesting the upgrade a link between people not getting married and the fact they have been affected by the prince divorce. i would say that maybe this enormous rise in people being single and choosing to mince a goal is to do with the fact that women of other stuff to do in their lives, such as jobs and careers and friends. in particular people think or feel like we're wrongly that when you get married that you will have to settle down and focus less on your career and maybe a family. well i think we need to encourage employers to make more options for a who are wanting toa more options for a who are wanting to a more flexible childcare arrangements, and for men, as we progress more to that as a society i hope that we begin our hope in long—term relationships. hope that we begin our hope in long-term relationships. another thing employers need to take seriously as mental health. in the daily express this morning the royal
effect. we sell william and harry talking particularly at the london rally. a 40% increase in calls to the helpline. the busiest day in the 71 year history was the day after the marathon. a turning point in talking about mental health. the marathon. a turning point in talking about mental healthlj the marathon. a turning point in talking about mental health. i think these royals in particular are reinventing what it means to be royal. they're using their status to change society ‘s attitude toward something that is so important and affects one in four people in the population. at any one point all of us are population. at any one point all of us are affected at some point in our lives in one way or another by mental health. for that bt is focused on young mothers are hardest spoke as people from the armed forces, there are so many areas and they arejoining forces forces, there are so many areas and they are joining forces and they are facing some criticism led to weather poverty has an impact and further as rich people they have a right to be able to talk about this, but i just think they are changing attitudes.
the statistics speak for themselves. more and more people are aware of mental health and getting help for that. and feeling that they can talk about it and it will not be detrimental to their career and effect relationship she will have with your friends and family if you see need help. as someone who works in the mental health area for a university it is hard to find senior academics who say they have experienced mental health problems. hopefully this generation will not feel like this. from the royal family down we're talking about this, our mental health challenges,. paper and her hen party. —— pippa. heston blumenthal did the catering. i'm getting civilly partnered of the day. i'm costly thinking of
researching and looking at all the options out there. i don't think heston blumenthal is outside of the range. £26,000 of the average amount people spend on weddings and average earnings of about £27,000 per year. people are spending so much money on weddings. i really think we do not need to. we can spend small amounts of money and have a more meaningful and personal engagement here and obviously she will be referring the matter be right for her. i would not wa nt to matter be right for her. i would not want to judge what another bride does that ethic that is so much potential with a little bit of creativity, getting your friends and family involved, to make something thatis family involved, to make something that is more personal. this is modern brides using
vegeta bles this is modern brides using vegetables in their bouquets. you might want to avoid it if you're going to throw the bouquet because it will be a bit heavy. you would not want to get bashed on the head with half a dozen succulents. just a warning. no cacti in yourflowers. carrots and beetroots may be. thank you so much for talking to us. the headlines are coming up next. hello, this is breakfast, with katherine downes and ben thompson. coming up before nine
we'll have the bank holiday weather and sport. but first, a summary of this morning's main news. the parents of madeleine mccann say they believe their daughter is still alive and real progress is being made to find her. in an interview with the bbc, kate and gerry mccann have vowed to do "whatever it takes for as long as it takes" to find their daughter and talked about what the tenth anniversary of her disappearance means to them. it is time we should have had with mandolin. we should have been a family of five for all that time. mandolin. we should have been a family of five for all that timelj think the day and the poignancy of it. we don't tend to go back to that time because it is draining. inevitably on anniversaries and birthdays, they are by far the hardest days. labour and the conservatives will today focus their general election campaigns on their proposals for improving life for employees. theresa may is promising to tackle unscrupulous bosses
if she's returned to power in the general election while labour says it's planning to end zero hours contracts. donald trump has marked the one—hundredth day of his presidency with a speech defending his record and attacking the media. mr trump missed the annual white house correspondents' dinner to address thousands of cheering supporters in pennsylvania, where he insisted he's delivering his election promises "every single day" and dismissed criticism of him as "fake news". there is no place i'd rather be than right here in pennsylvania to celebrate. the 100 day milestone to reflect on and incredible journey together, and to get ready for the great, great battles to come, and that we will win in every case will stop 0k? that we will win in every case will stop ok? we will win. pope francis has criticised the role of the united nations in tackling
international concerns about north korea's nuclear and ballistic missile programme. he said the un had a duty to re—assert its leadership in global diplomacy which — he suggested — had been watered down. the pope said a third party — such as norway — could mediate in the dispute between north korea and the united states, which had become, in his words, "too hot". mps are calling for best—before dates on food to be scrapped, saying they‘ re unnecessary and contribute towards unacceptable levels of food waste. in a report published today the environment, food and rural affairs committee also believes supermarkets should sell more wonky vegetables. it found that more than £10 billion worth of food is thrown away by households each year. this is my favourite story of the morning. at the grand old age of 105, mary hayes has finally received her birthday wish. what was it? an exotic one. every year at her care home in bath, she's asked what she'd
like for her birthday, and every year mary says — a fireman! there he is. this time they took her at her word — and avon fire and rescue's finest came to present her with a cake. happy birthday, mary, happy birthday. any more? she doesn't want much, does she? all the people in the background are saying, iam having the people in the background are saying, i am having as stewardesses on my birthday. what will she get at 106? she knows she can ask and she will get it. a great day. now for a great day. save us from firemen and 105—year—old birthdays. 0nly
only one story in town this morning and that was the massive boxing match. anthonyjoshua has added the wba world heavyweight title to his ibf belt with a pulsating victory over wladimir klitschko in front of 90—thousand fans at wembley stadium. he is a1. he won an olympic gold medal in atlanta in 1996 when anthonyjoshua was just six years of full. now you wonder if he can go on and dominate the division. anthonyjoshua has added the wba world heavyweight title to his ibf belt with a pulsating victory over wladimir klitschko in front of 90,000 fans at wembley stadium. the fight was tentative until the third and fourth rounds when joshua went looking for a knockout blow — he got his rewards in the fifth round as wembley erupted when klitschko was floored. at a1, klitschko showed all his years of experience to not only recover but knock downjoshua in the sixth round. as the fight approached the final two rounds aj was left needing a knockdown to recover on the scorecards and he delivered — dropping klitscko twice in the 11th before the referee stepped in to stop the fight
with the ukrainian reeling. it was a truly incredible performance from both butjoshua now makes it 19 professionalfights unbeaten. he came to show what he was about, that he still had it. but i knew it was going to be tough for him to kind of show what he was about, because i wanted to do the same, to go in there and be confident. against anyone else in the division, he may have come out on top. as i said, i have the ultimate respect for him and what he has achieved outside and inside the ring. but i would not mind fighting him again if he wants the rematch. no problem. i think it was a good fight. and i think the audience, fans, enjoyed it. i wish i would have been the winner of the nightno contest, tonight's fight. aj did a good job.
he was trying. he was focused. and, um, even if he went down, he got up. now for the football. sunderland have been relegated from the premier league after ten seasons. they lost 1—0 to bournemouth, which means they'll be playing championship football next season. sunderland will stop down the football staircase and into the championship. the challenge now? keep hold of the star players. we are obviously disappointed. feeling for the supporters who support the clu b for the supporters who support the club and come to watch regularly. they are the ones we feel most about. we'll take collective responsibility from top to bottom. we must dust ourselves down and look at it and see what must be done. there will be changes in the summer. i have never been in this situation
before in my career. it is a chance for the club to take stock of everything, bounce back, and give the fans what they deserve, which is premier league football. this goal ended their premier league membership. the club chairman released a statement after the defeat acknowledge and that mistakes had been made, particularly in the area of their recruitment, which he says was a major factor in their relegation. it is the fourth time the club has been relegated from the premier league. no side has dropped down more. hull city are still very much in a scrap for safety despite their goalless draw with southampton. the hull keeper saved a penalty in stoppage time to earn a vital point for his side. burnley have taken a huge step towards safety with a 2—0 win at crystal palace. that's their first away win in the league this season. they're up to fourteenth place
while palace slip back to 16th. celtic continue to impress this season. and theyjust got their biggest away win over old firm rivals rangers yesterday, 5—1 they thrashed them. take a look at this from leigh griffiths. that put them 2—0 ahead after only 20 minutes, and they dominated this one throughout. celtic are still unbeaten in the league this season. elsewhere there were wins for stjohnstone, kilmarnock, and dundee. hearts drew with partick. lewis hamilton could be in for a tough afternoon at the russian grand prix after qualifying well off the pace in fourth. championship leader sebastian vettel qualified on pole position in sochi, alongside kimi raikkonen. hamilton — for the second race running — was out—qualified by his teammate valterri bottas. andy murray is still searching for the impressive form he was in last season, after returning from an elbow injury. he's been knocked out of the barcelona 0pen at the semi—final stage.
murray, who's still the world's number one, was broken three times in the opening set by dominic thiem, ranked ninth in the world. murray did recover somewhat to win the second, but lost the deciding set 6—a. thiem will play rafa nadal in the final later today. home favourite lizzie deignan has won the women's tour de yorkshire. the former road race world champion and london olympics silver medallist crossed the finishing line in harrogate 5a seconds ahead of the chasing group. 0n the radio, the team manager was saying you have got this, you have got this. i saw the k to go banner and i thought i have not got this. you are in a world of pain and you don't dare relax until you are at the finish—line. i didn't circle up until i had about 500 metres to go. the second stage of the mens race was won by frenchman nacer bouhanni. australia's caleb ewan finished second to take the overall lead. the highest placed briton was christopher lawless who was fourth. and simon yates has won the fourth stage of the tour of roman—die in switzerland.
the briton finished just ahead of richie porte and has a 19 second overall lead over the australian. britain's two time winner chris froome struggled, finishing more than a minute behind yates. exeter moved level on points with leaders wasps in rugby union's premiership with a 36—12 win over northampton saints. they ran in six tries in front of their home fans at sandy park to erase the gap at the top after wasps' defeat on friday. centre ian whitten‘s score helped to make it a record seventh straight bonus—point win in the premiership for the chiefs. in the pro 12, 0spreys' 2a—10 win over ulster has left them on the verge of a semi final play off spot. they need just a point from their final game of the season to secure their place in the end of season playoffs. elsewhere there were comfortable wins for munster and scarlets mark selby is on course to win consecutive world snooker titles, after he narrowly beat china's ding junhui 17—15,
to reach the final. these two resumed at 12 frames all, and it was 16—15 when selby‘s break of 72 got him the victory. he was pretty happy about it too! and the man who will take on the world number one is john higgins. the four time champion needed just one frame to seal victory against barry hawkins in yesterday's evening session and he secured it with the very first of the evening. 17—8 the final score. nicky henderson has been crowned champion jumps trainer for a fourth time — after his horse altior won the celebration chase at sandown. it had been a race between henderson and paul nicholls to be named trainer of the year — but altior, thought by many to be the natural successor to sprinter sacra in the two mile division, secured it for henderson, who last won the honour four years ago. a fantastic weekend of sport. 0ne
last line on the boxing, you might have seen that wladimir klitschko had a usb stick with a prediction on it. he sewed it into the rope which he wore before the fight and says he will so that rope. the only person who will know what the prediction was will be the person to buy the rope. it will obviously be for him to win. i'm going to put money on it that he did not predict that result. it will go down as one of the biggest fights in british boxing history. last night 90,000 people filled wembley stadium and millions around the world tuned in to see anthonyjoshua beat wladimir klitschko to become the unified heavyweight champion of the world. the win means he's maintained his perfect professional record. but some had doubted he could do it and it wasn't an easy win
for the former 0lympian. boxing commentator steve bunce is in our london newsroom. you were there. 90,000 people screaming. what did you make of that fight and the atmosphere? the atmosphere was what we expected. sensational, fantastic. it gave the appearance of you it somewhere in the desert and looking up at twinkling stars. i could have left before the first bout and had a decent night. trust me. a fight unfolded. a fight that no one could have predicted. i do not give a monkeys what is on the usb stick. what is on it is not what happened in the 11th round. he boxed like a dream and poor anthonyjoshua looked lost. that was for four rounds and
that was fantastic. then down went clitch cove. the entire stadium stood up. i've thought he fell down and not five feet from where he was sitting. a cut over his eye which later on required 12 stitches. i had no believe he could get up and continue. not only that he won the rest of the round. joshua was lucky to survive. thenjoshua went down from a massive shot and i thought he was finished. that is only six rounds. i'm exhausted retelling the story to you. you are doing a very good job. you are only on round six. in round 11, wladimir klitschko, having kept himself in it, it was the use and exuberance from joshua that won it. that is perhaps slightly to simply reading of what
actually unfolded in the 11th round. i will tell you hand on heart, i have been covering this business a good few years. at the start of the 11th round i had no idea what would u nfold 11th round i had no idea what would unfold in the next 120 seconds. it was a shock. joshua found a bit of control and landed punches that would have felled a giant elephant. somehow, wladimir klitschko took them. then he finally went down and struggled up. by this time, the 90,000 fans were exhausted. they do not know whether to stand, sit, cry, or scream. at that point, as wladimir klitschko struggled up, anthonyjoshua wladimir klitschko struggled up, anthony joshua landed wladimir klitschko struggled up, anthonyjoshua landed two of the most concussive and impressive punches i have ever seen from ringside. it was a right uppercut which is all over the newspapers today. down went wladimir klitschko
for the final time to end notjust a great fight but one of the great fights. what about anthony joshua? will it be a rematch with wladimir klitschko or will he go on to fight tyson fury? the two of them have exchanged tweets. tyson curia saying, bring it on, let's dance. they can have their brilliant dance next year. tyson viewing needs to get his head right and lose about six stone. —— tyson ‘s theory. i do think, despite the shocking ending, i fancy that wladimir klitschko will wa nt i fancy that wladimir klitschko will want a rematch. he will invoke the rematch clause. this is quite sickening and i hate to give the bad news on what should be a morning of celebration, there is every chance the ibs, one of the governing bodies, they might even strip
anthonyjoshua bodies, they might even strip anthony joshua and bodies, they might even strip anthonyjoshua and get another guide to fight for the title. the men in their high towers who run the sport are doing their damnedest to make things more compensated. how can they strip him of his belt? they can insist he has a rematch, or insist he fights another two fighters. neither of those fights make much cash common—sense because anthony joshua has another couple of opponents. if he does not agree to that, they will simply take his belt away. they did it to tyson fury in november, 2015. he left the stadium in tussle dawson and 50,000 germans we re in tussle dawson and 50,000 germans were crying tears. the next morning tyson fury got an ultimatum. might an unknown fighter or we strip you.
2a hours later, they stripped him. he had not even left germany. thank you so much for bringing us up to date and bringing that fight to life for us. thank you. time to say goodbye to ben, as he goes to read the news for the andrew marr show now for the weather. slight pot luck in terms of what is having with the weather. this was taken this morning. a fair amount of cloud. barely been cloud where you have it. for many, there is some sunshine. it is turning windy today. in the south west of england and south wales, we have already seen some of that rain sweeping into the atlantic. as we move through today,
the area of rain will push itself gradually north eastwards. across much of the country we do have decent weather today. quite a brisk south—easterly wind blowing. it is really down towards the south—west of england and the southern part of wales we will see outbreaks of rain. the odd rumble of thunder as well. 0utbreaks the odd rumble of thunder as well. outbreaks of rain this afternoon. staying dry for much of the day. northern ireland and scotland also having a really decent looking day with some sunshine. temperatures across the west of scotland might reach 17 degrees or so. as for some of the featured premier league matches, it is looking dry with variable amounts of cloud. temperatures generally in the mid teens for many areas. the cloud and
rain will edge northwards. that could be a slight touch of frost first thing bank holiday monday. further south we have quite a lot of cloud with the breeze around as well. on the south coast showers could be heading. 0n the north coast it could be drier. slightly cooler around the east coast. we will continue to draw in the easterly breeze as we head through tuesday. many places having another dry day. a few showers in the east. that is the outlook for the week ahead. things will often feel fairly cool in the east. back to you. you may have noticed that ben is still here. a slight mix—up. i will be reading the news. you are stuck with me to the end of the programme. priceless egyptian artefacts that were badly damaged
during the second world war are once again going on display at liverpool's world museum, for the first time in more than 70 years. a gallery expansion and extensive restoration work means they're now part of the largest egyptology collection outside of london, as lindsey prosser reports. from the everyday to the beautifully decorative, these objects reflect the rise and fall of ancient egyptian society. it is our most ambitious exhibition we have done for egypt. we've got a whole range of artefacts, right from the prehistoric period, we have stone vases and stone tools, all the way through the christianity in egypt. so we've got these beautiful leather slippers that people would wear in life, and also be buried in. when the museum was bombed during the second world war, part of its priceless collection was badly damaged. we have two granite statues of the goddess sekhmet, a human form with a lioness head, and they were both shattered. the fire damaged the two pieces,
which were intact before then, and it wasn't until recently we have restored them, pieced them back together, and put them back on display for the first time with the rest of the egyptian collection. the challenge for this team is to move the statues into the gallery without breaking them. at the same time, mummies who were also fire—damaged are being installed. we keep the objects not because they look stunning, because they look beautiful. it is because of the information they hold. so part of what we do is unlocking the stories that they hold, and revealing their hidden histories. we have two romano—period mummies here, and they are both quite young. one is a teenager. we have wondered in the past if they were associated with each other, so they could be sisters. you never know, they could be. this display at liverpool's world
museum is now the largest ancient egyptian gallery outside of london. wonky vegetables and banning best before dates — that's what mps are calling for to help reduce levels of food waste. the environment, food and rural affairs committee say more must be done to stop food being thrown away unnecessarily and think best before dates can encourage people to do just that. lucy is with me. she is here with us now. good morning. nice to see you. i looking through the report. some of them do seem like common sense. it is about not buying more than you need but it is also an issue for councils which can do more and for the retailers as well. as you have just said, the issue is across the microwave all in this together. it
is all of our responsibility. in terms of the big number which is being quoted, 300,000 tonnes a year, it is really important that in terms of business —— a system for reporting by supermarkets about food waste or food surpluses. actually it is across the whole of the supply chain. we get everyone involved. we have a good baseline and an agreed system for doing it. a lot of issues about food unnecessarily going to waste because it has passed its best before date. that means retailers can no longer sell it. that is where a huge amount of waste happens. as you know... can i use one of my props? a red pepper. people will not be able to see that. the integrity is still there. there is nothing
wrong with that. that was on a packet dated 2ath of april. theoretically it is past its best before. there is clearly nothing wrong with it. this is slightly different. this is a cucumber which isa different. this is a cucumber which is a bit wonky. it would have been rejected in terms of being sold to us as rejected in terms of being sold to us as the public. there is nothing wrong with these items. they taste no different. with the pepper, it is a retailing and labelling issue. perhaps best before dates are not doing anyone any justice perhaps best before dates are not doing anyone anyjustice because it means we throw it away before there is anything wrong with it. with the cucumber, it is a bit more about education. if you saw it in a supermarket, it is still perfectly 0k to eat but it would traditionally be rejected. actually, i don't want to make a political point but maybe in terms of brexit, one positive
thing from my point of view, we have an opportunity to challenge the speculations around vegetables and fruit. i think the majority of people would recognise there is nothing wrong with that. how much of this comes down to what we buy and consume at home? you would buy a big shopin consume at home? you would buy a big shop in and it would maybe go off and you are throwing more away. has that started to change in that we now buy more on the go? that is my understanding. i have no evidence to back that up. it is reported that people are buying as they go a bit more and hopefully that will help in terms of managing food differently in the home. the whole 2—1 thing has massively reduced. there has been a
lot of criticism about it those initiatives not happening will enable us as consumers to think a bit more. in general we can raise awareness about food waste being problematic across the environment and the economy. it makes sense for us and the economy. it makes sense for us to be more discerning about what we buy. thank you very much for coming in. we're back tomorrow when we'll be talking to the line of duty star maya sondhi about tonight's thrilling finale. have a lovely day. this is bbc news.
the headlines at nine: madeleine mccann has been missing for ten years — but her parents still hold out hope she'll be found. no parent's going to give up on their child unless they know for certain that child's dead, and theyjust don't have any evidence. anthonyjoshua produces the performance of his career to win the world heavyweight title with a knockout at wembley stadium. 100 days into his presidency, donald trump dismisses media criticism as ‘fake news'. both labour and the conservatives will spend the campaigning to be the party of workers' rights. and should supermarkets sell more wonky vegetables? a committee of mps says this would cut britain's food waste.