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hello, this is breakfast, with charlie stayt and sally nugent. a big rise in the number of men and boys seeking help for eating disorders. i try and eat. i can't. in an exclusive report for this programme we speak to some of the people struggling with the disorder and examine figures showing a 27% increase in males wanting treatment in england. good morning, it's thursday, may four. also this morning: five weeks ahead of the general election, voters go to the polls in local and mayoral elections in england, scotland and wales. shops can stop accepting old style fivers in less than 48 hours but 150 million remain in circulation. the construction sector is growing fast but builders are finding it hard to recruit people to fill
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the jobs that are being created. i'll have more later. in sport, italian championjuventus took a big stride towards the champions league final. jose mourinho has set his sights on winning the europa league in the semi—final tonight. also this morning: the story of eight—year—old marin and herfriendship with police dog in training tag. he is my best friend. he is basically my special bff. and carol has the weather. there is a north — south split, in the north it will be sunny, in the south it will be cloudy with showery outbreaks of rain. in the east in the breeze once again it will be chilly. i have more injust over ten minutes. good morning. first, our main story. a bbc breakfast investigation into the treatment of eating disorder has shown rising numbers of men being affected by conditions like anorexia and bulimia. figures obtained through a freedom of information request showed the number of males receiving out—patent treatment in england is rising at double the rate
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of female patients. figures from 35 nhs trusts in england showed the number of male patients increasing by 27% in the last three years. the number of women receiving outpatient treatment rose 13% over the same period. and rates of treatment for boys under 18 climbed by more than a third in one year alone. professionals say the rise might be down to changing perceptions over eating disorders. boys and men are realising that this is an illness and this is not a choice. as a society, we are being fed a daily diet of controversy around what constitutes good and bad
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food, what a perfect body means. we're going to be talking more about this story through the morning, hearing from experts and by men who've been affected by conditions like anorexia and bulimia. the polls open today for local elections in england, wales and scotland. 4,851 council seats will be decided, and six english regions will elect new "metro mayors," as tom symonds reports. it is back to the polling booths in england, scotland and wales again. these being local elections, not all seats are up for grabs. in england the focus is on 3a mainly county councils. eight mayoral elections will take place, six in new post—s in cambridgeshire, peter brock, greater manchester, liverpool city, the west midlands and the west of england. all of scotland's 32 councils and 22 in wales are holding elections. the bbc won't report the
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general election campaign until polls close at 10am. the first results are expected after 2am. voters from britain will be back to the booths in five weeks to select their mps. the two final candidates in the french presidential election have taken part in a heated head—to—head debate ahead of sunday's vote. marine le pen and emmanuel macron traded insults, with both candidates targeting undecided voters. 0ur europe correspondent james reynolds reports. for the first time emmanuel macron and marine le pen sat directly across from one another. right from the start of this debate they began their attacks. translation: mr macron is the candidate of savage globalisation uberisation, social brutality, every man for himself.
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translation: you have shown you are not the candidate for a balanced democratic debate. the question is, do the people want your attitude? you say that globalisation is too hard. let's chop the borders and leave the euro because others succeed, not ours. the atmosphere was heated. at times the moderators hardly managed to get a word in. translation: i treat their friends like adults. you lie all the time. marine le pen spent much of her time attacking her opponent. she avoided discussion of her own proposals. emmanuel macron and marine le pen presented two very different visions of france and theirs was a debate marked by attacks and accusations. they head out now to the rest of the country for the final days of the campaign. we will be live in paris with a panel of guests ataround 7:20am.
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researchers have developed a blood test which could prevent thousands of men with advanced prostate cancer from undergoing unnecessary treatment. the technique, which costs less than £50 a time, will help doctors tell whether patients will respond to the standard drugs used to fight the disease. the number of people using the social networking site facebook has risen to nearly two billion. the us tech giant has also announced a 76% rise in profits for the first three months of the year but warned growth from advertising would slow down. last night the facebook—owned messaging service whatsapp suffered a global outage lasting several hours. time to check your wallets everybody. tomorrow is the last day you can use your old five pound notes in shops and banks. they're being withdrawn from midnight friday, but the bank of england says there are still 150 million of them in use.
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here's our personal finance correspondent, simon gompertz. 15 years since the paper £5 note featuring elizabeth fry entered circulation. now she makes way for the winston churchill plastic fiver. despite the clock ticking for the old note plenty still have them and some traders don't know the end is near. i had no idea. no id at all. absolute surprise. -- idea. iam told it is finishing. did you know that the old £5 note finishes on friday night? no. it is. is it is a prize? yes, of course. the bank of england says 150 million fivers are at large, £750 million worth, three notes for each adult in the uk in tilse, purses and jam jars. after friday you will still be able to
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ta ke friday you will still be able to take your £5 note into your own bank and deposit them or exchange them —— tills. but shops won't accept them, so tills. but shops won't accept them, so you tills. but shops won't accept them, so you are tills. but shops won't accept them, so you are best off spending them before then. the bank of england says it will accept returns of the paper notes for all time but they will stop being legal tender from midnight tomorrow. for the first time, scientists have started counting endangered birds from space using high resolution satellite images. numbers of the northern royal albatross, one of the largest of the species, have previously been hard to assess, as it only nests on a small group of remote and rocky islands east of new zealand. here's our science correspondent rebecca morelle. they're the world's largest flying birds but despite being so easy to spot counting albatrosses is tricky. most of these birds nest on islands which are extremely remote and difficult to access but now there's a new way to get a tally of the birds — from space.
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scientists are using a powerful us satellite to zoom in on places like the chatham islands in the south pacific. ultra high—res images can map areas down to 30 centimetres, which means each albatross appears as a white dot and researchers simply top them up. it means we finally have a number for this species, northern royal albatrosses. scientists were unsure how many birds there were but the satellite tally comes in at about 4,000 nests. it's less than conservationists hoped but many albatross species are doing badly. they're facing serious threats, from the plastics polluting our ocean to invasive species. researchers say these counts from space are essential. knowing how many albatrosses there are now will help us to track how they fare in the future. the 29th annual sunday times rich list is out this weekend and it
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might not come as a surprise who has been named the richest musician under 30. # hello from the other side. yes, she's still in her 20s, but adele's wealth has reached 125 million pounds, up 50% in the last year alone. her global tour and her third album "25" has put the british singer at number 19 in the chart, which is topped by sir paul mccartney and his wife nancy shevell. adele is also the only female solo artist to make the list. a freeze—frame on her. a freeze-frame on her. well, she is number one. she is doing well. today is of course the fourth of may, but for fans of a certain sci—fi film franchise it's star wars day. "may the fourth be with you."
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get it? and if you've ever fancied yourself as a budding han solo or princess leia, then there's a bar for you, in a galaxy far, far away, well, hollywood to be precise. at ‘the scum and villainy cantina' people dress up as their favourite characters, in a pub inspired by the bar that featured in the original 1977 film. i think ithinki i think i saw someone dressed in star straight stuff, not star wars. he looksjust like star straight stuff, not star wars. he looks just like hans solo. star straight stuff, not star wars. he looksjust like hans solo. that is the place to be. today of all days. are you a fan? star wars, or star trek? star wars. my husband is mad on star trek and i come home and he is watching it and i am like, no. not something i would necessarily
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share on national television. not something i would necessarily share on national televisionlj think share on national television.” think he does. he doesn't. trust me. that would be the end of the marriage. europa league finalfour manchester united and listening to jose mourinho, he has put his eggs in one basket. he said the premier league is over, the only way to get into the champions league is to go through the europa league. and i am wondering what the fans feel this morning. should they push? they are only a point behind city in the premier league. they shouldn't give up. it would be a dull run in. do you believe him ? up. it would be a dull run in. do you believe him? the mast of reverse psychology. jose mourniho appears to have given up on a top four finish in the premier league. it's the first leg of their europa league semi—final against celta vigo tonight and he's set his sights on that to qualify for the champions league next season. manchester city's women came from behind to earn a 1—1 draw against birmingham in the wsl spring series. the two sides will meet again
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in the fa cup final next weekend. fernando alonso will raise at the indy 500. he passed his rookie test and he described it as fun and said that he wanted to go faster. ilie nastase says wimbledon organisers are "small—minded" after they said he will not be invited to the royal box this year. romania's fed cup captain is under investigation for comments he made about serena williams‘ unborn child and to britain'sjo konta and anne keothavong. very angry about the fact he won't be invited. that row is not going away. he is still under investigation. wimbledon said regardless of the outcome he won't get a special invitation. well, i like it when they take a strong line. it is great. here's carol with a look at this morning's weather. good morning. actually started the day. plus not
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all. yesterday once again parts of north—west scotland hit 20 celsius in blue skies. compared to what happened in the south—east, where we had a lot of cloud. in east sussex the cameron jerome got had a lot of cloud. in east sussex the cameronjerome got up to nine. todayit the cameronjerome got up to nine. today it will be fairly similar. this morning we have a lot of cloud in southern areas. the odd spot of rain. as we drift towards the south—west it is cloudy start again. the same across wales and northern england. across north—east england, into scotland and northern ireland we've got a chilly start, but the sunny. the sunshine will last for much of the day. at the moment it's lapping onshore across the northern isles and the mainland of scotland. the northern england, scotland and northern ireland you will have almost unbroken blue skies. wales will have some of that cloud rake up, in the midlands and wales. the
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far south of england hanging onto some cloud. with the onshore breeze it will still feel cold. 20 celsius is possible once again across the west highlands. into the evening and overnight there will still be quite noticeable breeze. gusty across the pennines today. still gusty through the evening as well. we have all of that cloud maintaining temperatures. where the cloud is broken it will be cooler, especially in the countryside as these temperatures show. frost possible, similar to this morning. the rest of the forecast for tomorrow shows the north of the country having a lot of sunshine. after seeing some cloud in parts of the north—east of scotland and the northern isles it will tend to fade and be slower than today. still a lot of cloud in the south. north wales, scotland and northern
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ireland getting the lion's share of the sunshine, but temperatures will be down on the day. still pleasant for the time of year. in the friday evening and saturday we have this approaching weather front. initially we have some showers coming in across south—west england and the channel islands. this is what will happen on saturday. some rain moving in across the south—west and southern counties. the timing and position could change. if you have outdoor plans and you are in the south of the country on saturday bet that in mind. also affecting the channel islands. north of that, variable amounts of cloud, sunny skies and sunshine. then as we had from saturday and into sunday that pulls away into the near continent. things are drier. not much of a breeze. there will be some sunny skies as well. the wind changes direction. coming from more of a northerly direction. feeling fresh in some parts, especially in parts
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of the north where it has been so warm. i believe you are joining warm. i believe you arejoining us in the latest craze this morning. is that right? i am! we are already the win them all over the place! do you know what to do with it? you've got a good one! all i know is you spin it. somebody said you spin it like that and then you try and hold it. that's right! perfect! carol winds already. i will tell you who is losing already. steph, this is what remains of hers. it already broken and we've been on air how long? 30 seconds... i think carol has gotten the best one. the idea of the spinner is that it helps people with stress. a lot of people with autism. it's to do with helping concentrate. how is
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it going for you? she is perfectly balanced. there's not much to it, really. it just sits on your finger and spins. some people complain and they say all that happens is you go silent and look at it, which isn't great for television. you aren't allowed to take on the school any more because apparently they are too distracting. your next task, carol, is to hold your quicker in one hand and that in the other. that's a challenge! i will try! let's have a look at some of the papers. there's a reason why we aren't doing a front pages, because the local elections are under way and we have very strict rules on what politics we are able to cover. so the front pages are out, but we will go through the inside pages. it gives us time to talk about
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what's going on inside. i like this story, from the telegraph. this is a car company that has developed something that means you can put your phone in the glovebox of your carand it your phone in the glovebox of your car and it will stop your phone getting a signal. therefore you aren't distracted if your phone beeps, if it wins while you are driving. you just have to make the decision to lock it away and then in locks it. the times. this is a story about bad behaviour. it is found that nearly half of teachers have to remove children from class at least once a week. two thirds of pupils were removed at least once a month because of bad behaviour. it is interesting. is it better to have someone interesting. is it better to have someone quiet on messing around? and engaged. yes. interesting. why do children always have to be quiet
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in school? this from the mail. they say but is over 55 are drinking more than young people. a new survey suggests that 55% of people over 60 57 had at least one alcoholic drink in the previous week, making them officially regular drinkers. but if you are of the facebook generation you are of the facebook generation you have less than half of that.” wa nt to you have less than half of that.” want to talk about petrol prices. there is a price war going on. one of the papers picks up on it. it says morrison's, tesco and sainsbury‘s are cutting diesel by 2 pence a litre. that's the equivalent of about £1.10 you would save. and
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about 55p off unleaded. not a massive difference when you use your cara massive difference when you use your car a lot. my husband likes to drive around looking for the cheapest one. does he drive around wearing his star trek clothes? he does. a nice insight into my family life. very unusual. this caught my eye about the javelin thrower who announced her retirement. she came fourth at the olympics, but since then the russian athlete who won silver has been disqualified for testing positive for banned substances. they've apparently been waiting for ages to be upgraded to get that bronze medal that she rightfully on. just a really interesting insight into the kind of effect that cheating can have on clean athletes. she has not only been robbed of the moment but of her successful
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retirement. she has been waiting to announce her retirement because she wa nted announce her retirement because she wanted to retire without bronze medal, but because of the lengthy legal process she hasn't been able to... she says she knows the german athlete who has the medal. she says she could go to germany and pick up that medal and see her friend at the same time, but she says she can't wait any more. she is angry and it has spoiled how she reflects on her career. but she has had to call time on it. she isn't the only one. many are in the same position. so frustrating. thanks very much. see you later. you're watching breakfast from bbc news. often when we talk about anorexia and bulimia, the focus is on how these conditions affect girls and women. but a bbc breakfast investigation has found increasing numbers of men and boys are seeking treatment for them. a freedom of information request showed the number of males receiving outpatient treatment for eating disorders in england has increased at twice the rate of female patients in the last three years. breakfast‘s tim muffett reports.
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food just frightens me now. i go for days without eating at all. simon bates everyday, but gives everything he makes the friends, family and homeless charities. —— bakes.” he makes the friends, family and homeless charities. -- bakes. i get some kind of strange satisfaction out of seeing people enjoy the things that i don't feel able to enjoy myself. simon has been anorexic for nearly two years. logically i know that i need to eat to live, otherwise at the end of the day this will kill me and it doesn't make a blind bit of difference because every time i try and it i can't. i've always had an unhealthy relationship with food. i was really quite big, ugly about 23 or 2a stone. i had a heart attack. i guess it had a deep psychological effect. i will do everything they can to
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reverse the effect of whatever i've eaten. i tend to walk as far as my body will allow me to walk. the number of male patients being treated for eating disorders across england has risen by more than a quarter over the past three years. that's more than double the rise of seeming female patients. the number of boys being treated as corn up by a third in the last year alone. despite the increase, the total number of male patients treated last year, about 1200, still represents only 8% of the total and these figures don't necessarily mean that more men have eating disorders, it could be that the stigma is lifting and that more as the king help. boys and that more as the king help. boys and men are realising that this is and men are realising that this is an illness and not a choice. this doctor is based at thejulian hospital in norwich and treats under—18s with eating disorders. she
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is seen more boys than ever walk through her door. with boys i see a lot of obsession around shape. bulking yourself and muscle mass and what does it mean to be a man? as a society we are being fed a daily diet of controversy around what constitutes good food and bad food, what a perfect body means. nhs england says more support like the type offered here is being made available. treatments include psychotherapy, counselling, sometimes dedication. it's not something you just snap out of, it's not something that goes away, it's an illness. simon is urging others to speak up and seek help. he feels he waited for too long. and if you would like details on organisations offering information and support about eating disorders of any and support about eating disorders ofany kind,
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and support about eating disorders of any kind, you can call, visit the bbc action line, and we will be talking more about this story throughout the programme this morning. your thoughts on that i welcome this morning. —— are welcome. still to come. . . morning. —— are welcome. still to come... i missed you so much! a remarkable pair who've formed a remarkable bond. we'll find out how a trainee police puppy called tag has made a huge impact on eight—year old marina's life. time now to get the news, travel and weather where you are. good morning from bbc london news. i'm sonja jessup. police investigating the murder of an 80—year—old grandmother, whose body was discovered at allotments in north london, have arrested a 37—year—old man. leea adri seeyoko was found strangled at a lock
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up store at the site in colindale in february. detectives are questioning mubarick duat at a south london police station. in around half an hour polling stations will open in elections for the county councils outside london. local elections are taking place across essex, hertfordshire, buckinghamshire and surrey. polling stations are open till ten o'clock tonight. an historic work of art that was thought to have been destroyed— has been uncovered in a back garden in south—east london. the sunbathers were designed by a hungarian artist for the festival of britain in 1951. and many of the exhibition's temporary sculptures were later destroyed. but the sunbathers have been rediscovered in the grounds of the clarendon hotel in blackheath. we've been looking for a lot of lost because of public art. we have been looking for a0 pieces altogether across the country and some of those from the festival of britain. this is our first from the festival of britain. this is ourfirst big find. it is a festival of britain piece called sunbathers and we are happy to have foundered. it is a wonderful piece of work and we thought it gone
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forever. now for a look at the traffic. travel now. all looking good so far on the tube—no reported problems on any of those lines there. thameslink trains however have some lines blocked between saint pancras and saint albans, some overhead wires have been damaged. here's how it looks on the a13. traffic getting busy westbound from dagenham into barking. and in camberwell there are still gas works slowing everything down on denmark hill, causing northbound delays at times from coldharbour lane. time for a look at the weather now. it doesn't feel much like may and it would be lovely to have sunshine again but it won't happen today. similarto again but it won't happen today. similar to how it was yesterday. local out, and easterly wind which will pick up. feeling cool and blustery through parts of the thames estuary. lots of local out a round. it isa estuary. lots of local out a round. it is a mild start. you may catch some outbreaks of drizzle. some brightness later towards the west
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may be. top temperatures of 15 celsius. slightly warmer than yesterday. it —— overnight very little change. we still have the easterly wind. a few outbreaks of drizzle towards the south—east. those of 8—9 celsius. a mild start. tomorrow, very little change. we still have high pressure dominating the weather but we still have this easterly wind dragging in all of this cloud from the east. we may get a bit of brightness tomorrow afternoon, otherwise very similar looking day. temperatures will go up at the weekend. a greater chance of seeing brightness and sunshine. i would like the sunshine back! that's all from me for now. more in around half an hour of course and there's also the latest news, travel and weather available on our website at the usual address. bye for now. hello, this is breakfast with charlie stayt and sally nugent. we'll bring you all the latest news and sport in a moment,
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but also on breakfast this morning. you get relaxed when it spins and it is really satisfying. sometimes children, they get distracted. then they don't concentrate on their work. they're the tiny toys taking over the playground. we'll ask if "fidget spinners" can help kids concentrate in class, or if they're just another distraction. have you still got an old fiver in your purse or pocket? there are still 150 million of them in circulation, but after tomorrow they'll no longer be legal tender. we'll find out what you can do with them. her first thriller, girl on a train, was a huge hit on both sides of the atlantic, now her new novel centres on a murky river in northern england, which claims the lives of multiple women. paula hawkins will join us on the sofa. all that still to come. but now a summary of this morning's main news. a bbc breakfast investigation
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into the treatment of eating disorders has shown rising numbers of men being affected by conditions like anorexia and bulimia. figures obtained through a freedom of information request showed the number of males receiving out—patent treatment in england is rising at double the rate of female patients, although women still account for the majority of people treated. the polls open today for local elections in england, wales and scotland. a,851 council seats will be decided, and six english regions will elect new "metro mayors", as tom symonds reports. it's back to the polling booths in england, scotland and wales — again. these being local elections, not all council seats are upforgrabs. in england the focus is on 3a mainly county councils. eight mayoral elections will take place, six for new posts in cambridgeshire, peterborough, greater manchester, liverpool city, tees valley, the west midlands
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and the west of england. all of scotland's 32 councils and 22 in wales are holding elections. the bbc won't report the general election campaign until polls close at 10am. the first results are expected after 2am. british voters will be back to the booths in five weeks' time to select their mps. the two final candidates in the french presidential election have taken part in a heated head—to—head debate. marine le pen and emmanuel macron traded insults while debating the economy, terrorism and the eu. both candidates are targeting undecided voters with nearly a fifth of people reportedly yet to make up their mind ahead of sunday's vote. the safety of our people, the fight against terror and extremism, you don't want to take it on. and i know
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why, against terrorism we have to close the borders straightaway, and immediately, and that is what i will do the moment i take power. translation: closing borders achieves nothing. many countries outside the schengen area have been hit as hard as us from terrorism and since 2015 we have put back border controls to fight terrorism. the number of people using the social networking site facebook has risen to nearly two billion. the us tech giant has also announced a 76% rise in profits for the first three months of the year but warned growth from advertising would slow down. last night the facebook—owned messaging service whatsapp suffered a global outage lasting several hours. a diver has been rescued after spending ten hours in the waters off 0rkney in scotland, lifeboats and rescue helicopters were launched after a boat reported a missing person yesterday evening. the diver was found by a passing
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sailboat at 3:15am and taken to shore for medical treatment. for the first time, scientists have started counting endangered birds from space using high resolution satellite images. numbers of the northern royal albatross, one of the largest of the species, have previously been hard to assess, as it only nests on a small group of remote and rocky islands east of new zealand. here's our science correspondent rebecca morelle. they're the world's largest flying birds but despite being so easy to spot counting albatrosses is tricky. most of these birds nest on islands which are extremely remote and difficult to access but now there's a new way to get a tally of the birds — from space. scientists are using a powerful us satellite to zoom in on places like the chatham islands in the south pacific. ultra high—res images can map areas down to 30 centimetres which mean each albatross appears as a white dot and researchers simply tot them up.
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it means we finally have a number for this species, northern royal albatrosses. scientists were unsure how many birds there were but the satellite tally comes in at about a,000 nests. it's less than conservationists hoped but many albatross species are doing badly. they're facing serious threats, from the plastics polluting our ocean to invasive species. researchers say these counts from space are essential. knowing how many albatrosses there are now will help us to track how they fare in the future. brad pitt has revealed he has quit drinking and started therapy to help him get through his divorce from angelina jolie. in his first interview since the split, he admitted to g0 style that he'd drunk heavily in the past, and smoked cannabis. he also confirmed that he and angelina are working together to resolve their issues "amicably and privately. " a lucky sheep has a narrow escape
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afterfalling into a gully. the 50 kilogram animal — named dolly by her rescuers — needed ten firefighters to help winch her out. fortunately west yorkshire fire and rescue service has confirmed that dolly was protected by her thick coat and is now "alive and wool". later on, she is fine by the way, they said she is alive and wool! that is from their statement, we didn't say that. you enjoy it saying that. straight from a cracker, that joke, isn't it? she won't be doing that again. they are not the brightest animals, are they? manchester united's semi—final in the europa league and coming for them the three biggest games coming
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up, the europa league finals — if he wins it, they will be in the champions league, which jose mourinho says coming in the top four of the premier league isn't possible. jose mourinho said it was "too late" for a top fourfinish in the premier league, so he'd switched his focus to the europa league, as a route to champions league football next season. they take on celta vigo in spain tonight, boosted by the potential return of several injured players — paul pogba, juan mata, chris smalling and philjones all have a chance of starting the match, which takes on new significance. i think it is a big achievement with so many problems we have, and it would allow us to be back to the champions league next season, so we will have to try, that is what we are going to do and, honestly, the europa league becomes for us now more important. in the first leg of the other
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europa league semi—final, ajax beat lyon a—1, so they're likely to be united's opponents if they reach the final. juventus closed in on a second champions league final in three seasons, as gonzalo higuain scored both goals in their 2—0 win at monaco in the first leg of their semi—final. monaco had knocked out tottenham and manchester city on their way to the last four. manchester city's women came from behind to draw 1—1 with birmingham in the wsl spring series. it was a dress rehearsal for next weekend's fa cup final. after city fell behind to emily westwood's header, england fullback lucy bronze scored the equaliser. there were wins too for chelsea and bristol city. garth crooks, of the anti—discrimination organisation kick it out, wants players in italy's top flight to boycott matches this weekend, unless a suspension is overturned. the former portsmouth striker — sully muntari — was playing for pescara against cagliari when he was booked for dissent, after complaining to the referee about racist abuse from the crowd.
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he was booked again after walking off the pitch and banned for one match. iam i am calling on players in italy, black and white, to make it clear to the federation of italy that this is unacceptable and if the decision is not reversed then they withdraw their services until it is. everton say winger aaron lenin has a stress—related illness and is receiving care and treatment. the 30—year—old was detained under the mental health act by police over concerns for his welfare. it's understood he's not suffering from a long—standing mental health issue and is expected to make a full recovery in the short term. ilie nastase has called wimbledon's organisers "small minded" after they said he'd not be invited into the royal box at this year's
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tournament nastase was romania's captain for their fed cup match against great britain last month but he was ejected after swearing at the british team. he's been provisionally suspended by the international tennis federation as they investigate a number of comments he made. we condemn his behaviour, in the fed cup against the british team. the itf are conducting an investigation at the moment. he is subject to a temporary suspension and we will await the outcome of the itf investigation, and we will honour that suspension for at long as it is in place. fernando alonso has been given the go—ahead to compete at the indy 500 later this month. he successfully completed a series of tests and said he wanted to go faster but he's right foot wouldn't let him. he was only going over 220 miles an hour! 0nly! so, that is fernando alonso
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we are looking at the treatment at the right time. so, judging from what you are saying, given the conditions, that they prognosis, what other benefits for getting right treatment? well, a lot of men survive a long time on these drugs. when it works, it works well. there is a range of different prostate cancer is responding to different drugs. the idea is that if you get it right, the prognosis will be better and these men will survive much longer than they would if they we re much longer than they would if they were not responding to the drug and he had to have different options. now, often with developments in medical science, cost is an issue. just give an idea of the cost of this and also how soon anyone can ta ke this and also how soon anyone can take advantage of it. that is another good thing about this. researchers put the cost at around £50 per test. so, that's reasonable. even this is a test that uses quite
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high precision science, scientific tools, they've looked at it as how tools, they've looked at it as how to give it as a test in real life. they have tested it on 265 men. they plan to test it on 1000 men. it is a sort of real—life situation to ensure the results from the early studies translate to the lab. certainly they are looking at cost and they are looking at a cost that is reasonable to the nhs and to help save money. and, clearly, the issue of early detection is absolutely crucial. yes, it is big for me and for prostate cancer uk. this example of precision medicine, getting the right treatment at the right time, it has to be good. if we can have a risk assessment tool to do that and develop a screening programme, we can get men into the system who need to be ian and give them the right
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treatment, so then their outcomes will be much better. you are right, this is key to what we are trying to do. thank you very much. director of research at prostate cancer uk. you're watching breakfast from bbc news. the main stories this morning: a bbc breakfast investigation has found a stark rise in the number of men seeking treatment for eating disorders like anorexia and bulimia. voters head to the polls in parts of wales and scotland today in local elections to decide nearly 5,000 council seats and six new metro mayors. it was warm and sunny in the north, cool in the south. shall we see what it is around in london this morning? looking quite murky. 0ver it is around in london this morning? looking quite murky. over to glasgow. a little bit brighter. 0ne person can tell us whether that is an accurate reflection of what it will be like today! good morning, carol. good morning. add
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sunshine. through the day we hang on the north—easterly breeze. it will be windy at times. gusty in the pennines. their that in mind if you are travelling. it will take the edge off the temperatures. look out the cloud belts towards the midlands and parts of wales as well. we will have sunshine by the afternoon. top temperatures will be across north—west scotland again. 20 celsius, 6—8 fahrenheit. 0vernight we still have this keen breeze. a couple of showers, not many. under the clear skies further north it will be cold enough for a cut of frost. these temperatures indicate what we can expect in towns and cities. but in the countryside —2, perhaps freezing around the central lowlands. tomorrow morning we start off on lowlands. tomorrow morning we start offona lowlands. tomorrow morning we start off on a cold motorbike and will be a lot of sunshine again. still this keen breeze. down the north sea
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coastline. we still have the cloud in southern areas. temperatures down a touch on where we would expect them today, especially in the north. by them today, especially in the north. by the evening we start to have showers coming in. that will bring some rain on saturday. the timing and placement of this could change, so if you have outdoor plans on saturday bet that in mind. this is what we think coming across the south—west in southern counties and the channel islands. behind it, dry weather and a bit more cloud. heading into sunday that moves away. sunday will be largely dry. not much ofa sunday will be largely dry. not much of a breeze. more cloud in the north and not as warm in the north as it has been. into the new week things are changing. the construction sector is growing fast but builders are finding it hard to recruit people to fill the jobs that are being created. steph‘s here with more on this.
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ido i do talk about the skills shortage quite a lot and today it is the construction industry talking about it. good morning. latest industry figures show building trade expanding at the fastest rate so far this year. great news for companies in the industry, but there is a problem with filling the jobs that are created. caroline 0berman is from the construction recruitment specialists linear recruitment. good morning. what are the types of jobs you are finding that people are struggling to fill? it could be anything from the nonskilled worker, the labourer, right up to more skilled workers such as joiners, the players and other management as well. there's a lack of skill in every area the board. in terms of getting people to fill these jobs, why did you think there's a problem? why have we got the skills gap?” think there are couple of reasons
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for the gap at the moment. it is quite expensive for people to join the industry. i think that's put people off a little bit. for example, if you wanted to join as a labourer, an entry—level position, to get your card would cost you about £180. for somebody out of work that would be a lot of money. there's not a lot of help from the government or the employer themselves. the cost is on the worker, which could put people. another thing probably contributed to it is education. in schools and colleges that have been construction is something that is especially highlighted the people. and it's not seen as a highlighted the people. and it's not seen as a job to go for, it's more academic courses that are pushed towards people rather than the construction industry is seen as a good industry to go into. you see that a lot with vocational work. it is often tricky to get people into it. i think it's a shame. it is seen
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asa it. i think it's a shame. it is seen as a second—rate job rather than something to be proud of and obviously the building industry is a fantastic industry to work in and should be more highlighted people, i think. the image of a builder, even from that picture behind you, is of people working in tough conditions out on sites in all weathers, in ha rd out on sites in all weathers, in hard hats, which is great for some people but can put a lot of people off. why is it a good industry to be in? isuppose off. why is it a good industry to be in? i suppose it's a job for life as well. we always need people to build buildings. you don't have to be out on site. there are even more academic courses if you want to be a surveyor, academic courses if you want to be a surveyor, or a plumber or something like that. but in terms ofjob satisfaction you can look at it for yea rs satisfaction you can look at it for years to come. there aren't many other vocations where you have that satisfaction. what's the money like? it's definitely got better in the past years. everybody suffered in a recession, so it was difficult for
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everyone, but the money is good for people if you work hard. you can earn a good decent wage. what a company is doing if they can't fill the gaps? it's a difficult question. people try to attract people just by paying more money. i think once you get to the higher level positions like the management side of things people are now interested in incentives, what will bring people into the industry. vince like flex the hours, which previously were unheard of. there was a stigma of it being old—fashioned in that way. so to bring it a little bit more into the current times, things like flex the current times, things like flex the hours and things like that. to make it more flexible. tanks very much for your time this morning. that's it from me for now. we should all be builders, basically! thank you. another
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thank you. special story now about an eight—year—old another special story now about an eight—year—old girl and her relationship with a police dog. when eight—year—old marina was born, her arms and legs had not developed properly. in recent months, she's struck up a firm friendship with an eight—month old police puppy called tag. can old police puppy called tag. we go and see tag? w finished can we go and see tag? with lessons finished for another day, eight—year—old marina is desperate to get home. i did loads of art today in the afternoon. waiting back at home is tag. daddy, i can't wait! he hears her coming and rushes to meet her. hi! you're a good boy! tag is an eight—month—old trainee police dog who for the next year will live with marina's family.” dog who for the next year will live with marina's family. i missed you so with marina's family. i missed you so much! are you work a? but the pair have already developed a remarkable bond. —— are you 0k? pair have already developed a remarkable bond. -- are you ok? he is my best friend. he is basically
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my special bff. the focus they've got is always on each other. they are always looking to each other to see where the other one is and what the other one doing and that the connection they've got and ijust think it is wonderful to see it. it's been there from the very first time that i saw them and it's impossible to analyse it. he instinctively has an ability to know that he has got to behave himself in certain situations and not eat too rough and boisterous and he seems to understand marina's situation. as a baby marina was left in a russian orphanage after being born without legs or an orphanage after being born without legs oran arm. orphanage after being born without legs or an arm. when she was two yea rs old legs or an arm. when she was two years old she was adopted and given a home back here in devon. what difference has it made, having tag? she is really confident in her own comfort zone and with people she knows. but as soon as we are out, she is nearly nine and is becoming more self—aware and she knows people are looking. she is very different
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and she gets very nervous. now when we are out with tag she is confident in telling people about him. she is very proud of what we are doing and she is proud that she has this amazing bond with him. but tag isn't amazing bond with him. but tag isn't a normal dog. with a career in the police waiting for him, by the end of the year she will have left marina. imo to be very sad, but i know he will be a very cool police dog and he is going to catch loads of baddies. an exceptional bond formed by an exceptional pair. a formed by an exceptional pair. very cool police dog cool a very cool police dog and a very cool young lady. she knows he will have to go off and do hisjob. absolutely. time now to get the news, travel and weather where you are. good morning from bbc london news. i'm sonja jessup. police investigating the murder of an 80—year—old grandmother,
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whose body was discovered at allotments in north london, have arrested a 37—year—old man. leea adri seeyoko was found strangled at a lock up store at the site in colindale in february. detectives are questioning mubarick duat at a south london police station. in the next few minutes polling stations will open in elections for the county councils outside london. local elections are taking place across essex, hertfordshire, buckinghamshire and surrey. polling stations are open till 10pm tonight. an historic work of art that was thought to have been destroyed has been uncovered in a back garden in south—east the sunbathers were designed by a hungarian artist for the festival of britain in 1951. many of the exhibition's temporary sculptures were later destroyed. but the sunbathers have been rediscovered in the grounds of the clarendon hotel, in blackheath. we've been looking for a lot of lost pieces of public art. we've been looking for a0 pieces altogether right across the country
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and some of those are from the festival of britain. this is ourfirst big find. it is a festival of britain piece called the sunbathers and we are happy to have found it. it is a wonderful piece of work and we thought it gone forever. travel now. all looking good so far on the tube, no reported problems on any of those lines there. thameslink trains however have some lines blocked between saint pancras and saint albans. this is how the blackwall tunnel looks. northbound traffic is slow as usual from the woolwich road flyover, no surprise there. in finchley, it's slow on the aa06 north circular westbound from east end road— towards the a1 at henly‘s corner. and in the city, we have gas works and lane restrictions on camomile street to the east of bishopsgate. time for a look at the weather now. here's elizabeth rizzini. good morning. it doesn't feel much like may and it will be really lovely to see some sunshine again but it won't happen today.
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similar to how it was yesterday. an easterly wind which will pick up. feeling cool and blustery through parts of the thames estuary. lots of local out a round. it is a mild start. you may catch some outbreaks of drizzle. perhaps a bit of brightness later towards the west maybe. top temperatures of 15 celsius. the air slightly warmer than yesterday. 0vernight tonight, very little change. we still have the easterly wind. a few outbreaks of drizzle towards the south—east. lows of 8—9 celsius. so a mild start. tomorrow, very little change. we still have high pressure dominating the weather but we still have this easterly wind, so it's dragging in all of this cloud from the east. we may get a bit of brightness tomorrow afternoon, but otherwise a very similar looking day. temperatures will go up at the weekend. a greater chance of seeing brightness and sunshine. a crucial change in wind direction.
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that's all from me for now. more in around half an hour of course and there's also the latest news, travel and weather available on our website at the usual address. bye for now. hello, this is breakfast, with charlie stayt and sally nugent. a big rise in the number of men and boys seeking help for eating disorders. i try and eat. i can't. in an exclusive report for this programme we speak to some of the people struggling with the disorder and examine figures showing a 27%
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increase in males wanting treatment in england. good morning, it's thursday, may a. also this morning: five weeks ahead of the general election, voters go to the polls in local and mayoral elections in england, scotland and wales. three of the big four supermarkets have cut the price of petrol and diesel on their forecourts today but the rac says fuel should be even cheaper. i'll have more in a moment. in sport: too late for united in the premier league, according to jose mourinho. instead, he's set his sights on winning the europa league. it's their semi final tonight. also this morning, the new craze sweeping schools — they're called fidget spinners — but are they a useful learning tool or an annoying distraction in class? and carol has the weather. there is a north—south split,
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in the north it will be sunny, in the south it will be cloudy with showery outbreaks of rain. in the east in the breeze once again it will be chilly. i have more in 15 minutes. good morning. first, our main story. a bbc breakfast investigation into the treatment of eating disorder has shown rising numbers of men being affected by conditions like anorexia and bulimia. figures obtained through a freedom of information request showed the number of males receiving out—patent treatment in england is rising at double the rate of female patients. women still account for the majority treated. food for the majority treated. frightens me now. simon every food frightens me now. simon bates every day but gives everything he makes for friends, family and homeless charity. i get some kind of
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strange satisfaction out of seeing people enjoy the things that i don't feel able to enjoy myself. simon has been anorexic for most two years. logically i know that i need to eat. to live, otherwise at the end of the day this will kill me. every time i try and eat, i can't. i have always had an unhealthy relationship with food, so i was really quite big, probably around 23— 3a stone. i had a heart attack. it had a deep psychological effect. i will do everything that i can to reverse the effect of whatever i've eaten. i tend to walk as far as my body will allow me to walk. the number of male patients being treated for eating disorders across england has risen by more than a quarter over the past
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three years. it has more than doubled the rise seen in female patients. the number of boys being treated has gone up by a third in the last year alone. despite the increase, the total number of male patients treated last year, around 1200, still represents only 8% of the total. and these figures don't necessarily mean that more men have eating disorders. it could be that the stigma is lifting and that more are seeking help. boys and men are realising that this is an illness and this is not a choice. this doctor is based at thejulian hospital in norwich and streets under 18s with eating disorders. she is seeing more boys than ever walk through her door. with boys we might see a lot of obsession around shape. so it is bulking yourself and muscle mass and what does it mean to be a man. nhs england says more support like the type offered here is being made available.
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we're going to be talking more about this story through the morning, hearing from experts and by men who've been affected by conditions like anorexia and bulimia. the polls open today for local elections in england, wales and scotland. a,851 council seats will be decided, and six english regions will elect new "m as tom symonds reports. it's back to the polling booths in england, scotland and wales — again. these being local elections, not all council seats are upforgrabs. in england the focus is on 3a mainly county councils. eight mayoral elections will take place, six for new posts in cambridgeshire, peterborough, greater manchester, liverpool city, tees valley, the west midlands and the west of england. all of scotland's 32 councils and 22 in wales are holding elections. the bbc won't report the general election campaign until polls close at 10am. the first results are expected after 2am. british voters will be back to the polling booths in five weeks' time to select their mps.
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the two final candidates in the french presidential election have taken part in a heated head—to—head debate ahead of sunday's vote. marine le pen and emmanuel macron traded insults, with both candidates targeting undecided voters. 0ur europe correspondent james reynolds reports. for the first time, emmanuel macron and marine le pen sat directly across from one another. right from the start of this debate they began their attacks. translation: mr macron is the candidate of savage
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globalisation, uberisation, economic uncertainty, social brutality, of "every man for himself." translation: you have shown you are not the candidate for a balanced democratic debate. the question is, do the people want your attitude? you say that globalisation is too hard for us, so is europe. "let's shut the borders and leave the euro because others succeed, not us." the atmosphere got heated. at times the moderators barely managed to get a word in. translation: i treat the french like adults. you lie all the time. marine le pen spent much of her time attacking her opponent. she avoided discussion of her own proposals. emmanuel macron and marine le pen presented two very different visions of france and theirs was a debate marked by attacks and accusations. they head out now to the rest of the country for the final days of the campaign.
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researchers have developed a blood test which could prevent thousands of men with advanced prostate cancer from undergoing unnecessary treatment. the technique, which costs less than £50 a time, will help doctors tell whether patients will respond to the standard drugs used to fight the disease. at to fight the disease. the moment these men are o| drug at the moment these men are on a drug for maybe at least three months before they are told whether the drug is working for them or not, so to provide the reassurance that they have accounts of which drugs they will respond to is a much better way to go about treatment. the number of people using the social networking site facebook has risen to nearly two billion. the us tech giant has also announced a 76% rise in profits for the first three months of the year but warned growth from advertising would slow down. last night the facebook—owned messaging service whatsapp suffered a global outage lasting several hours.
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three of the big four supermarkets have cut the price of petrol and diesel on their forecourts this week. yes, forecourts this week. good morning. this is somet that yes, good morning. this is something that gets the shoppers in. the supermarkets use it as a price war to get people into the shops. it is morrisons, tesco and sainsbury‘s, reducing diesel 2p to litre and petrol 1p a litre. in terms of what it will save you, it is £1.10 when filling up the average car with diesel and 55p for petrol. now, interestingly, the rac motoring group, they have some research today and they say that fuel should be cheaper than that and they should have brought it down even further because we have seen the price of oilfall because we have seen the price of oil fall recently. and also, the value of the pound, which we have
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talked about, it has started to pick up talked about, it has started to pick up again, so the rac has said for those reasons we should see the cost of fuel go down a little more. it is good news if you are feeling your car today. interestingly, asda, good news if you are feeling your cartoday. interestingly, asda, one of the other big supermarkets, isn't cutting and they say because they are cheaper than their rivals. people say, oh, things are more pricey than they used to be. is it a signal of anything else, or is it a moment in time? it is hard to predict what next bite at the moment it is about supermarkets competing with each other and the fact that they can use the fact that oil prices have fallen in the short term. in the long—term it is hard to say whether they will go down or up. actually, i would be minted if i could tell. can you tell us? well, i can't, so... laughter thank you. for the first time, scientists have
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started counting endangered birds from space using high resolution satellite images. numbers of the northern royal albatross, one of the largest of the species, have previously been hard to assess, as it only nests on a small group of remote and rocky islands east of new zealand. it is the first time any species on earth has had the population assessed from earth. that is how closely they can watch. the 29th annual sunday times rich list is out this weekend and it might not come as a surprise who has been named the richest musician under 30. # hello from the other side# yes, she's still in her 20s, but adele's wealth has reached 125 million pounds, up 50% in the last year alone. her global tour and her third album "25" has put the british singer at number 19 in the chart, which is topped by sir paul mccartney and his wife nancy shevell. we're looking at eating disorders this morning,
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after an investigation for this programme found that increasing numbers of men and boys are seeking treatment for them. the number of males receiving outpatient treatment for conditions like anorexia and bulimia in england has increased by 27% over the last three years, compared to 13% for women. we're joined now by doctor william rhys jones, a consultant psychiatrist from the yorkshire centre for eating good morning to you. really distressing figures that we uncovered in the research for bbc brea kfast. uncovered in the research for bbc breakfast. what is behind this? first of all, i think the figures are interesting and important and i am glad they are on the programme. this is something we have seen in eating disorder services for sometime, just those increased numbers of referrals from young men and boys with eating disorders. i suppose more people are talking about it and the stigma of being a man with an eating disorder. i suppose in terms of what might
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explain the figures, and also what might potentially cause the rise, it isa might potentially cause the rise, it is a bit unclear. the numbers show a rise but we know exactly what it means. two things come to mind, one is increased awareness around the fa ct is increased awareness around the fact men have eating disorders too, thatis fact men have eating disorders too, that is in terms of individuals who are going through the illness, and suffering with those symptoms, and also the loved ones, the family members around them, they are likely to pick up on the symptoms, they are more likely to seek help, see the gp or the school nurse as well. traditionally it has been something associated with women. when you hear these numbers and statistics, possibly you see it in practice more often, what do you think, what do you think is the reason that more men are prepared to present themselves? look, ithink more awareness, i suppose, themselves? look, ithink more awareness, isuppose, there themselves? look, ithink more awareness, i suppose, there is more confidence in seeking help and opening up about that, which i think
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isa opening up about that, which i think is a positive thing. i think there is a positive thing. i think there is increased awareness among people like gps and school nurses as well. i suppose another strand is really about the increase in male body image concerns. that seems to be on the rise over the last 20— 30 years, if not longer, with men and young boys worrying about their look, similarto boys worrying about their look, similar to women for much longer, decades, centuries longer, potentially. when you log at women treated for these disorders, there are classic triggers, you know, emotional upheaval, life events. and the rise in social media, everyone taking pictures of themselves, comparing themselves with unrealistic small bodies. either triggers the same for men? there are lots of similarities between men and women, more than differences, but i think the difference is our very important. it is important for clinicians and health professionals to be aware of the differences,
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albeit subtle at times. for example, men are worried about certain areas of their body which women are not worried about. men want to be bigger, a little buffer, shall we say, whereas women worry about the waist down, though i am generalising. and also the behaviour is mentally engage in as opposed to slightly different behaviours with women. women would be about the diet and certain forms of exercise, whereas men might not have a drive to be thin, it might be to get lean. if that image thing you talk about is correct, and they are looking more buff, whatever that is, if that is what they look for, how does it macro do with the notion of an eating disorder —— tie in with the notion of an eating disorder, rather than wanting to look and feel
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better. you can see it in the kids toys that come out. when i was a kid, luke skywalker toys i played with, he was a normal looking guy. now he looks like he is on steroids. those images are being betrayed in all aspects of the media —— skywalker. and i suppose it is from a young age. for most people it is not a problem. sometimes, a young age. for most people it is nota problem. sometimes, if a young age. for most people it is not a problem. sometimes, if there are other vulnerabilities and risk factors that play, it can be a problem. there is a real sense that to feel happy or satisfied and to deal with other problems in their life, you have to look at certain way. it is what we call body objectification. the idea or the concept that what you look like is more important than who you are. and i suppose your appearance is more important than your values, your beliefs et cetera. we know that it isa beliefs et cetera. we know that it is a risk factor for men and women to develop in an eating disorder. usually it is not something that we would say would immediately cause eating disorder. 0ther would say would immediately cause eating disorder. other things are usually at play as well. the information we have is that there is
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an increase in the number of men and boys reported with eating disorders, but boys, isn't it, and for anyone watching, you know, a young man or a pa rent of watching, you know, a young man or a parent of a young boy who is concern and doesn't know that there is a problem and is looking for signs of a problem, what advice would you give them? a couple of things, just be aware that men and boys have eating disorders too. it is notjust a female condition, though it affects more women than men. certainly it is about being aware that men have eating disorders too. and just also recognising the symptoms. the symptoms to be aware of, so, increased dieting, concerns about body image, which are starting to impact their lives, affecting school attendance and other things. if you are worried, see a gp and raise it with your gp and say, i am worried about my son. there are a lot of good websites as well. men get eating disorders too. it is a
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website based in brighton. it is online as well. i would advise to see a online as well. i would advise to seea gp online as well. i would advise to see a gp first. thank you very much for that. you mentioned the charity men get eating disorders too and the founder of that, sam thomas, a former sufferer, will be with us just after 8am this morning. if you'd like details for organisations offering information and support about eating disorders, you can call or visit the bbc actionline using the details below. and we'll be talking more about this story throughout the morning. you're watching breakfast from bbc news. our main story this morning: a bbc breakfast investigation has found a stark rise in the number of men seeking treatment for eating disorders like anorexia and bulimia. voters head to the polls in parts of england, wales and scotland today in local elections to decide nearly 5,000 council seats and six new metro mayors. let's see what the weather is up to
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it properly. i am going to try. is it murk? very good! nothing too heavy. clear skies means it will properly. i am going to try. is it murk? very good! nothing too heavy. clear skies means it will be properly. i am going to try. is it murk? very good! nothing too heavy. clear skies means it will be colder. this is what it will be like in the countryside. a touch of frost, especially where we have clear skies. that means tomorrow morning and other beautiful start if you like it sunny and dry. still a keen wind. you will notice it too. we have this cloud in southern areas. the temperatures about 1a celsius. temperatures coming down in the north, but still pleasant in the sunshine. into friday evening we have weather fronts approaching us which will introduce showers and then rain. that will sweep across southern counties during the course of saturday. there's the rain. the timing and position of this could change. it will also affect the channel islands. north of that there will be more cloud around, even so there will be sunshine. temperatures down in the north and up in the south thing at a high of 17. in the sunday there goes the front. 0ff into the near continent. light winds. the wind changes direction,
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so we winds. the wind changes direction, so we have more of a northerly. it will feel cool. a lot of dry weather. next week it will end as the wind changes direction again not as cold. what it would be warm either in the north—west. mixed fortunes. thanks very much! for the first time in decades, france will elect a president that doesn't belong to one of the country's two main political parties. sunday's election is viewed as crucial for the future direction of the eu, and last night's tv debate saw the two candidates clash over the issue. 0ur europe reporter gavin lee is in paris. gavin, the debate got very heated. at times it looked like the moderators had almost lost control. what has the reaction been like there? 0n the reaction been like there? twitter there were a; the on twitter there were appeals saying the presenters haven't seen since nine a.m.. the debate went on for two hours and it was spectacularly
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different from british tv debates and elsewhere in the world because they were allowed to speak, some say perhaps too much, but they spoke, debated, interrupted. many say it was the most intense tv contest there has been. 0n was the most intense tv contest there has been. on paper says there we re there has been. on paper says there were low points, marine le pen launched multiple attacks, but ultimately a manual the crime held the card of reason. —— emmanuel macron. many said from the start it was emotionally ugly. marine le pen said mr macron was responsible for savage globalisation. she said it would either be herself or angela merkel who would be ruling. the far right of course are calling for a separate currency, to leave the euro. mr macron said she was the high priestess of fear. he was trying to be calm and considered, trying to be calm and considered, trying to be calm and considered, trying to interrupted are saying,
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madame le pen. from your point of you who were the winners and losers? i would say he wins on points, definitely, but they both lose overall because it wasn't a dignified debate and i would say most lost out because it was a free for all, a fight from twitter more thana for all, a fight from twitter more than a political debate. from both of them. drawing emotional barbs at each other. yes, she was lecturing, she was aggressive. he won on points. and he was more dignified. some of the voters who didn't know... she made good point on only one issue, which was terrorism, because he is weak on that. because he has supporters who belong to a militant organisation in france and she got him with details. but that's about the only time where she debated well. the rest of the time
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he was much better. marine le pen was pressed more on what her plans we re was pressed more on what her plans were for france having a separate currency. going back to a new frank and the euro. did we learn anything from emmanuel macron? we didn't. this new policy has been debated by people in her team. this new policy has been debated by people in herteam. she isn't an economist, she is a barrister by trade. she was serving a few arguments and he is the technocrat. both of them were terrible on this. it was impossible to understand and frankly it was something they shouldn't have debated.” appreciated. thank you. two more days of campaigning. mr macron is at 60%, marine le pen on a0%. mr macron is heading south today and marine le
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pen is heading north. thank you. paris is looking rather beautiful. you can see the cloud way off in the distance. we will be back in paris later. tomorrow is the last day you can use your old £5 notes in shops and banks. they are being withdrawn on friday. they are being withdrawn on friday. the bank of england says there are still 150 million 50 million of them in use. it is exactly 15 years since the paper £5 note entered circulation. now she is making way for the winston churchill plastic fibre. despite the clock ticking for the old note, plenty of shoppers still have them and some traders don't know the end is nigh.” still have them and some traders don't know the end is nigh. i had no idea. no idea. absolute surprise. i've been told it is finishing. are you still getting people bringing them in? absolutely. did you know that the old £5 note finishes on friday night? no. it is. is that a
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surprise? yes, of course. the bank of england says 150 million paper fivers remain at large. that £750 million worth. after friday, you will still be able to put your old £5 notes into your own bank, or deposit or exchange them, but shops won't be accepting them see what we better off spending member for them. the bank of england says it will accept returns of the old note for all time but they will stop legal tenderfrom all time but they will stop legal tender from midnight tomorrow. and tenderfrom midnight tomorrow. in one—hour we h! expert and in one—hour we have a note expert here to tell us what to do with those fivers. kind of fascinating, when it stops becoming legal tender. there's a cut—off point. i get the banks will be busy for the next couple of days. let us know if you have any questions. time now to get the news,
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travel and weather where you are. good morning from bbc london news. i'm sonja jessup. police investigating the murder of an 80—year—old grandmother, whose body was discovered at allotments in north london, have arrested a 37—year—old man. leea adri seeyoko was found strangled at a lock up store at the site in colindale in february. detectives are questioning mubarick duat at a south london police station. voting is under way for elections for the county councils outside london. local elections are taking place across essex, hertfordshire, buckinghamshire and surrey. polling stations are open till 10pm tonight. an historic work of art that was thought to have been destroyed has been uncovered in a back garden in south—east the sunbathers were designed by a hungarian artist for the festival of britain in 1951. many of the exhibition's temporary sculptures were later destroyed. but the sunbathers have been rediscovered in the grounds of the clarendon hotel, in blackheath. we've been looking for a lot of lost
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pieces of public art. we've been looking for a0 pieces altogether right across the country and some of those are from the festival of britain. this is ourfirst big find. it is a festival of britain piece called the sunbathers and we're happy to have found it. it is a wonderful piece of work and we thought it was gone forever. travel now. the tube is still running well, apart from at warren street station. it's closed to northern and victoria line services because of an electrical fault. thameslink trains have some lines blocked between saint pancras and st some overhead wires have been damaged. let's take a look at the m25. clockwise traffic is building around junction 10 for the a3. in wapping, there are queues westbound on the highway from the limehouse link, after an accident. and in the city, we have gas works and lane restrictions on camomile street to the east of bishopsgate. time for a look at the weather now. here's elizabeth rizzini. hello, good morning. it doesn't feel much like may and it
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will be really lovely to see some sunshine again, but it's not going to happen today. similar to how it was yesterday. low cloud around. the easterly wind which will pick up. feeling cool and blustery through parts of the thames estuary. lots of low cloud around, but it is a mild start. you may catch some outbreaks of drizzle. perhaps a bit of brightness later towards the west maybe. top temperatures of 15 celsius. the air is slightly warmer than yesterday. so temperatures will be a touch higher. 0vernight tonight, very little change. we still have the easterly wind. a lot of cloud around. a few outbreaks of drizzle, particularly towards the south—east. lows of 8—9 celsius. so a mild start again tomorrow, but very little change. we still have high pressure dominating the weather but we still have this easterly wind, so it's dragging in all of this cloud from the east.
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and we may get a bit of brightness tomorrow afternoon, but otherwise a very similar looking day. temperatures will go up at the weekend. we stand a greater chance of seeing brightness and sunshine, with the crucial change in wind direction. that's all from me for now. more in around half an hour of course and there's also the latest news, travel and weather available on our website at the usual address. bye for now. hello, this is breakfast with charlie stayt and sally nugent. the with charlie stayt and sally nugent. time is just on stories the time is just on 7:30am. the main stories this morning: there's been a sharp rise in the number of men being treated for eating disorders like for anorexia and bulimia, according to a bbc breakfast investigation. figures obtained by this programme showed the number of males receiving out—patent treatment in england is rising at double the rate of female patients, although women still account for the majority of people treated. voters are heading to the polls today for local and mayoral elections. seats on 88 councils will be decided, including all those in wales and scotland. voters in england will select
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new members of 32 councils and in six english regions metro mayors will be elected for the first time. the first results are expected in the early hours of tomorrow morning. the two final candidates in the french presidential election have taken part in a heated head—to—head debate. marine le pen and emmanuel macron traded insults while debating the economy, terrorism and the eu. both candidates are targeting undecided voters with nearly a fifth of people reportedly yet to make up their mind ahead of sunday's vote. researchers have developed a blood test which could prevent thousands of men with advanced prostate cancer from undergoing unnecessary treatment. the technique, which costs less than £50 a time, will help doctors tell whether patients will respond to the standard drugs used to fight the disease. the number of people using the social networking site facebook has risen to nearly two billion. the us tech giant has also announced a 76% rise in profits for the first three months of the year but warned growth from advertising
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would slow down. last night the facebook—owned messaging service whatsapp suffered a global outage lasting several hours. a diver has been rescued after spending almost ten hours in the waters off 0rkney in scotland. the diver was found by a passing yacht in the early hours and taken to shore for medical treatment. brad pitt has revealed he has given up drinking and started therapy to help him get through his divorce from angelina jolie. in his first interview since they seperated, he admitted to g0 style that he'd drunk heavily in the past, and smoked cannabis. he also confirmed that he and angelina are working together to resolve their issues "amicably and privately. " a lucky sheep has a narrow escape afterfalling into a gully. the 50 kilogram animal, named dolly by her rescuers, needed ten firefighters to help winch her out. fortunately west yorkshire fire and rescue service has confirmed that dolly was protected by her thick coat in a statement they said she is "alive and wool". it is theirjoke, not ours. the
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sheep is fine. good morning. talking aboutjose mourinho, is he playing mind games? what do you think? he said in 201a during the race between chelsea and city for the title that everything he says and does is mind games and the results are what are not gains. and he is in fifth place, just one point behind manchester city, saying they are not going to catch manchester city. and maybe sometimes it works for his players, they are like, 0k, we are going to prove him wrong. jose mourinho said it was "too late" for a top fourfinish in the premier league, so he'd switched his focus to the europa league, as a route to champions league football next season. they take on celta vigo in spain tonight, boosted by the potential return of several injured players — paul pogba, juan mata, chris smalling and philjones all have a chance of starting the match, which takes on new significance. i think it is a big achievement
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with so many problems we have, and it would allow us to be back to the champions league next season, so we will have to try, that is what we are going to do and, honestly, the europa league becomes for us now more important. in the first leg of the other europa league semi—final, ajax beat lyon a—1, so they're likely to be united's opponents if they reach the final. juventus closed in on a second champions league final in three seasons, as gonzalo higuain scored both goals in their 2—0 win at monaco in the first leg of their semi—final. monaco had knocked out tottenham and manchester city on their way to the last four. manchester city's women came from behind to draw 1—1 with birmingham in the wsl spring series. it was a dress rehearsal for next weekend's fa cup final. after city fell behind to emily westwood's header,
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england fullback lucy bronze scored the equaliser. there were wins too for chelsea and bristol city. garth crooks, of the anti—discrimination organisation kick it out, wants players in italy's top flight to boycott matches this weekend, unless a suspension is overturned. the former portsmouth striker — sully muntari — was playing for pescara against cagliari when he was booked for dissent, after complaining to the referee about racist abuse from the crowd. he was booked again after walking off the pitch and banned for one match. i'm calling on players in italy, black and white, to make it clear to the federation of italy that this position is unacceptable and if the decision is not reversed then they withdraw their services until it is. the professional football is
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association said the number of players seeking help for mental health problems is soaring. everton say winger aaron lenin has a stress—related illness and is receiving care and treatment. last year 62 current and 98 former players requested support from the welfare department. ilie nastase has called wimbledon's organisers "small minded" after they said he'd not be invited into the royal box at this year's nastase was romania's captain for their fed cup match against great britain last month but he was ejected after swearing at the british team. he's been provisionally suspended by the international tennis federation we condemn his behaviour, in the fed cup against the british team. the itf are conducting an investigation at the moment. he is subject to a temporary suspension and we will await the outcome of the itf investigation, and we will honour that suspension for at long as it is in place. the wimbledon organisers have also confirmed that former champion maria sharapova has yet to apply for a wildcard.
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after returning from her doping ban, she's well down the rankings and could be reliant on help from the powers that be if she doesn't perform well in her next couple of tournaments. fernando alonso has been given the go—ahead to compete at the indy 500 later this month. mclaren's two—time formula one world champion will miss the monaco grand prix to compete at the iconic event and turned a wheel in anger on track for the first time yesterday. he successfully completed a series of tests and said he wanted to go faster but he's right foot wouldn't let him. he was only going over 220 miles an hour! a p pa re ntly 220 miles an hour! if you want to be on pole you apparently if you want to be on pole you need to get to do hundreds of the mph, so not farfor him, but he said, it is like the awful sheep joke that we did, he said it was just good to get up to speed. no, that's worse. i don't even know if he knew that he said something was so he knew that he said something was so terrible. 220 is still very fast.
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that's the whole point of the indy 500. while you were doing your sport could you see me fiddling with this? yes, i could, could you see me fiddling with this? yes, icould, most could you see me fiddling with this? yes, i could, most distracting. was it annoying? only because you are not good at it, so i was worried... i haven't seen one of these before until today. have you seen one?” haven't seen one in real life. it is a fidget spinners and you play around with it like that. would it be annoying for people? the idea was that they were designed to relieve stress and help people concentrate. but they've since become the latest must—have toy — and some schools say they‘ re disrupting lessons. we'll speak to naomi, who has herfidget spinner with her, and her mum miriam in a moment. first, newsround's ricky boleto has been to a school in manchester to find out more. fidget spinners are taking over
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playgrounds. the small toys have become the latest must have gadget. my become the latest must have gadget. my spinner is a glow—in—the—dark one. you get relaxed when it spins and it is really satisfying. you can have challenges with other people and you can customise as well. these little things are causing headaches for lots of teachers. sometimes children get distracted. then they don't concentrate on their work. they try to rush so they can play with it and they don't produce quality work. they have since been banned ina quality work. they have since been banned in a number of schools but here in manchester teachers are more relaxed. they are happy for kids to play with them but only outside the classroom. you can play with them at
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lunch time but not during class. they have been banned during class and around the school environment and around the school environment and you are only allowed with them at lunch. we are happy for kids to play with fidget spinners on the playground. they are developing fine motor skills. we have asked that they put them away when they enter they put them away when they enter the building so they are not a distraction in the lessons. we found that children were more interested in watching each other do tricks than they were watching the teacher. they only cost a couple of pounds and websites have started to charge and websites have started to charge a lot more as the popularity increases. which one is better? 0nline videos showing tricks have had millions of views until the next big thing in the playground, it looks like the fidget spinner will be at least the summer. they be at least the summer. are quite a lot better than miriam gwynne joins us on the sofa, alongside her daughter naomi, who has autism and has benefited from using a fidget spinner
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at school. so you are going to use your spinner while we chat to your mum, is that ok? yes. good. how does it help? definitely it helps children with autism. it helps concentrate, focus and relax. is it more relaxing? yes. for a lot of children it really is something extra to focus on to take away from the pressure of school. the constant demand they are put under when they have autism. for some children it can be overwhelming. lights can be buzzing, there is constant noise, and this can give them something to focus on so can give them something to focus on so that they can concentrate on work. naomi, can you show me what you can do, what different things can you do? to you spend it like that, or can you do other things?
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what do you do? you show him. that's it. and it isjust kind of calming. yes. it is repetitive. anything that is repetitive is very relaxing. so it is not the case that, forgive me for this, in it is not the case that, forgive me forthis, in our it is not the case that, forgive me for this, in our experience we hear about the noise and alight at school, lots of other people, it can be too distracting for children with autism, it can be difficult to maintain concentration. this doesn't add another thing was yellow no, it isa add another thing was yellow no, it is a focus for them. that buzzing noise can take away from everything else. they can focus on that and it will desensitise them from other things. has naomi used it for a while? not only that, but this as well. would you like to show? what is that one? what is called. it is
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called tangle. a little bit shy. you're not the first person. what happens. do you want to show? so you kind of untangle it and move it around? you'rejust kind of untangle it and move it around? you're just moving kind of untangle it and move it around? you'rejust moving it kind of untangle it and move it around? you're just moving it around and it is just something to fidget with and to use your hands with. do you want to have a turn? can i see? sometimes charlie fidget at and did you notice a change? yes. when she is at home, she has a twin brother with complex needs, and he can cause stress, he can get agitated and he can be aggressive, so this helps her to calm down. just a way to sit and be in your own zone. can you understand why schools have been banning these? i can because u nfortu nately now banning these? i can because unfortunately now they are mainstream they are not used for
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this, they are being tossed about, they are getting thrown, they are getting all sorts. that wasn't the original... is naomi allowed to use hers? yes. naomi goes to a wonderfully inclusive school with a nurture group for children with emotional difficulties. they are used to children on the spectrum and children with other difficulties so, yes, her school will continue to use it. i think your toy has totally stumped charlie. can i give that back to you? thank you for coming in to show us. thank you for having us on. you're watching breakfast from bbc news. the main stories this morning: a bbc breakfast investigation has found a stark rise in the number of men seeking treatment for eating disorders like anorexia and bulimia. voters head to the polls in parts of wales and scotland today in local elections to decide nearly 5,000 council seats and six new "metro mayors".
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north midlands, heading steadily northwards through northern england. temperatures responding nicely. that's away from the east coast because on the east coast of scotla nd because on the east coast of scotland and england it will feel nippy. low cloud clears from the north—east. broken blue skies. although we start on a cloudy note in wales, the cloud melts away and we have sunshine. 0n southwest england is a bit more cloud. just the odd break. the cloud began fear and therefore a shower, but the showers will be hit and miss. it is south midlands and towards kent and east anglia, cambridgeshire, you mightfind east anglia, cambridgeshire, you might find there is a bit more cloud at times. 0vernight we hang on to the cloud with the odd spot of rain. still breezy. further north it will be colder. these temperatures, between about six and nine, indicate
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what you can expect in towns and cities. lower in the countryside. a touch of frost in parts of scotland. here we have the sunshine tomorrow, as in northern england and north wales and northern ireland. further south we still have this plague of cloud and along the east coast, coming off the north sea, it will feel cold. but temperatures generally coming down a touch. 0n friday evening the showers approached the south—west of england and on saturday we have low pressure near us, which will bring rain. the timing and position of this could change. in the south—west, affecting the channel islands, very bill amounts of cloud. —— variable. for sunday, there goes the weather front, pulling into the near continent. behind it, dry and bright conditions. a change in wind direction. still feeling cold down east coast. coolalinga north. still a lot of dry weather around. ——
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supermarkets put their prices down. all of them dropped the price of unleaded by 1p and the price of diesel by 2p. james spencer is managing director of fuel traders portland fuel. good of fuel traders portland fuel. morning. what's hap are good morning. what's happening? why are they bringing down prices? there's an element of supermarkets a lwa ys there's an element of supermarkets always been keen to get off the blocks first and get in first with a price reduction. but oil prices have been ticking down. about one month ago they were $57 a barrel, now about $50, so that's filtering through. why have the prices been coming down? what has actually happened is as the price kind of crept up on the back of the opec cuts, which were agreed back in november, in november they agreed they would cut production. that sent prices going upwards. certainly the us attack on the syrian air base pushed prices up further. but really
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what happened is shale oil prices have come back into the market. the price went up in the $50 and shale oil has come back in. so now the price is coming back down. and the currency market is making a difference? they make a huge difference, but probably from a p per litre perspective, when post— brexit the pound went down in value that pushed prices up by about a cents per litre. but the exchange rate is sat at about the .25 level against the dollarfor rate is sat at about the .25 level against the dollar for about six months, so that's having a big impact at the moment. what's going to happen next? i know that's the question, but in terms of what the forecast offers. i think in the short term there will be a softening of prices. normally what happens if the supermarkets lead and the rest of the retail industry, the independent forecourts, follow. they have a longer supply chain so it ta kes have a longer supply chain so it takes longerfor have a longer supply chain so it takes longer for their... they may
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have fuel that was bought two weeks ago. so they tend to be slower. but all eyes on the 25th of may. that's the next 0pec meeting and to be honest their strategy of strangling production and pushing up prices looks like it will this allowed. are they going to cut even more? the argument is there isn't anybody who can, other than saudi arabia. they will certainly maintain the production costs, but if they decided to do further production cuts that could push prices back. 0ne cuts that could push prices back. one other thing. whenever i talk about petrol fuel prices people go mad and say, it is much cheaper here, or more expensive. why are there that regional variations? that's more market forces. in more competitive areas, especially the supermarkets have to be competitive in their pricing. if you look at the difference in the supply chain cost of getting fuel to the north—east to wales, for example, it's only about
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ip wales, for example, it's only about 1p per litre. so from a supply perspective there isn't a great difference. so where there are big differences it is typically market forces. thank you. i am sure i will get lots of messages from you about where you have seen the most expensive or the cheapest! thanks very much. for 125 years norland college in bath has been training nannies that go on to work for some of the richest and most famous families in the world. now you might expect students to learn about colic, cooking and children's education, but what about the murky world of counter—terrorism ? as part of their degree course, norland nannies are now being trained by former military intelligence officers. breakfast‘s john maguire has been finding out why. the been finding out why. immaculate uniform, brown and the immaculate uniform, brown hat and white gloves are reminders of the norland nannies' heritage. at this trading is preparing for life and work in a very modern world. is there anything now that you notice
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on this route? i have noticed there's been a car behind us now the whole time, following the same route. that's kind of suspicious for me. you are right. the ford car behind us has been following our route ever since we left the car park. well spotted. this undergraduate is being put through her paces in this driver training exercise by a former military intelligence officer. it is slowing. we need to be slowing as well. we need to be stopping so that we can see the bottom of the tyres of the car in front. taking a standard map is brilliant. you don't have to rely on your phone, you can look at it and highlight bits on there, especially hospitals, leases that are safe that you need to go to. when they complete their degree course, norlanders may well find work with royalty and other vips, people who take their family's security very seriously.” people who take their family's security very seriously. i think it is vital that this norland nannies,
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going into some very high profile families, very high end in terms of wealth, to have an understanding of what the threats are, how they can mitigate the risks and how they can make sense of plans to avoid getting themselves into unfortunate positions. high on the day's agenda is cyber security and the potential risks of social media. have any of you here got apps that will g0 tag you? as a nanny you have to understand when you pick your kids up, what clubs they go to and when you are exposed to a range of different threats this is when their research can be used against you. instructors a re research can be used against you. instructors are actively involved in the fields of counter—terrorism, security and personal protection. the training encourages the students not to be paranoid, but to be alert. i think it'sjust not to be paranoid, but to be alert. i think it's just made not to be paranoid, but to be alert. i think it'sjust made me more conscious of how i use... what i do in my everyday life and being more aware of my surroundings and stuff musso that if there ever was an
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incident on might be able to either prevented or i will no hopefully how to deal with it. when i was out there driving with you guys a thought, actually, having that bit of space and difference could make a difference if there was a big situation going on. yeah, it is so easy to do. it's all common sense once you've been told it. as a person, you don't expect to ever be put ina person, you don't expect to ever be put in a situation where somebody would do that to you. nannies of course have always been well versed in children's health, education and their happiness, but these students are now being trained to cope in a crisis. mary crisis. poppins wouldn't have had that kind mary poppins wouldn't have had that kind of problem! she was fully trained. and armed and ready! umbrella! time now to get the news, travel and weather where you are. good morning from bbc london news. i'm sonja jessup. police investigating the murder
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of an 80—year—old grandmother, whose body was discovered at allotments in north london, have arrested a 37—year—old man. leea adri seeyoko was found strangled at a lock up store at the site in colindale in february. detectives are questioning mubarick duat at a south london police station. voting is now under way for elections for the county councils outside london. local elections are taking place across essex, hertfordshire, buckinghamshire and surrey. polling stations are open till 10pm tonight. an historic work of art that was thought to have been destroyed has been uncovered in a back garden in south—east the sunbathers were designed by a hungarian artist for the festival of britain in 1951. many of the exhibition's temporary sculptures were later destroyed. but the sunbathers have been rediscovered in the grounds of the clarendon hotel, in blackheath. we've been looking for a lot of lost pieces of public art. we've been looking for a0 pieces altogether right across the country and some of those are from the festival of britain. this is ourfirst big find.
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it is a festival of britain piece called the sunbathers and we're happy to have found it. it is a wonderful piece of work and we thought it was gone forever. travel now. the tube is still running well, apart from at warren street station. it's closed to northern and victoria line services because of an electrical fault. thameslink trains have some lines blocked between saint pancras and st some overhead wires have been damaged. wapping has some serious trafficjams this morning after an accident earlier. this is how it looks westbound on the highway. those queues stretch back from the limehouse link. and the delays are also affecting the westbound a13, which is slow through limehouse towards the rotherhithe tunnel. time for a look at the weather now. here's elizabeth rizzini. hello, good morning. it doesn't feel much like may and it would be really lovely to see some sunshine again, but it's not going to happen today. similar to how it was yesterday, with low cloud around and the easterly wind, which will pick up. feeling cool and blustery through parts of the thames estuary.
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lots of low cloud around, but it's a mild start. you may catch some outbreaks of drizzle. perhaps a bit of brightness later towards the west. top temperatures of 15 celsius. the air is slightly warmer than yesterday, so temperatures will be a touch higher. 0vernight tonight, very little change. we still have the easterly wind. a lot of cloud around. a few outbreaks of drizzle, particularly towards the south—east. lows of 8—9 celsius. so a mild start again tomorrow, but very little change. we still have high pressure dominating the weather but we still have this easterly wind, so it's dragging in all of this cloud from the east. and we may get a bit of brightness tomorrow afternoon, but otherwise a very similar looking day. temperatures will go up at the weekend. we stand a greater chance of seeing brightness and sunshine, with the crucial change in wind direction. that's all from me for now. more in around half an hour of course and there's also the latest news,
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travel and weather available on our website at the usual address. bye for now. hello this is breakfast, with charlie stayt and sally nugent. a big rise in the number of men and boys seeking help for eating disorders. logically i know that i need to eat to live, otherwise at the end of the day this will kill me and it doesn't make a blind bit of difference. in an exclusive report for this programme we speak to some of the people struggling with the disorder and examine the figures behind the suffering. good morning it's thursday ath may. also this morning, five weeks ahead of the general election, voters go to the polls in local and mayoral elections in england, scotland and wales.
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shops can stop accepting old style fivers in less than a8 hours — but 150 million reman in circulation. three of the big four supermarkets have cut the price of petrol and diesel on forecourts but the rac says fuel should be even cheaper. i will have more on that shortly. in sport — too late for united in the premier league according to jose mourinho. instead he's set his sights on winning the europa league — it's their semi final tonight. also this morning, the story of eight—year—old marina and herfriendship with police dog in training — tag. he is my best friend. he's basically my special bff. and carol has the weather. good morning, we have a north—south divide in the weather today, in the north it will be sunny and warm once again and in the south more clout and one or two showers but if you are on the east coast it will feel chilly with an onshore breeze. i will have more in 15 minutes.
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carol, thank you. good morning. first, our main story. there's been a sharp rise in the number of men being treated for eating disorders like for anorexia and bulimia, according to a bbc breakfast investigation. figures obtained by this programme show the number of men and boys receiving out—patent treatment in england is rising at double the rate of female patients — although women still account for the majority of those treated. breakfast‘s tim muffett reports. food just frightens me now. i go for days without eating at all. simon bakes every day, but gives everything he makes to friends, family and homeless charities. i get some kind of strange satisfaction out of seeing people enjoy the things that i don't feel able to enjoy myself. simon has been anorexic for nearly two years. logically i know that i need to eat to live, otherwise at the end of the day this will kill me and it doesn't make a blind bit of difference because every time i try and eat i can't.
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i've always had an unhealthy relationship with food. i was really quite big, about 23 or 2a stone. i had a heart attack. i guess it had a deep psychological effect. i will do everything i can to reverse the effect of whatever i've eaten. i tend to walk as far as my body will allow me to walk. the number of male patients being treated for eating disorders across england has risen by more than a quarter over the past three years. that's more than double the rise of female patients. the number of boys being treated has gone up by a third in the last year alone. despite the increase, the total number of male patients treated last year, about 1,200, still represents only 8% of the total and these figures don't necessarily mean that more men have eating disorders, it could be that the stigma
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is lifting and that more are seeking help. boys and men are realising that this is an illness and not a choice. this doctor is based at thejulian hospital in norwich and treats under—18s with eating disorders. she's seeing more boys than ever walk through her door. with boys i see a lot of obsession around shape. bulking yourself and muscle mass and what does it mean to be a man? nhs england says more support like the type offered here is being made available. to view have got in touch with your own experiences. sam thomas, who was a former eating disorder sufferer, founded his own charity for men
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after suffering with bulimia. the polls are now open for local elections in england, wales and scotland. a,851 council seats will be decided, and six english regions will elect new mayors, as tom symonds reports. it's back to the polling booths in england, scotland and wales again. these being local elections, not all council seats are up for grabs. in england the focus will be on 3a mainly county councils. eight mayoral elections will take place, six for new posts in cambridgeshire and peterborough, greater manchester, liverpool city, tees valley, the west midlands and the west of england. all of scotland's 32 councils and 22 in wales are holding elections. the bbc won't report the general election campaign until polls close at 10pm. the first results are expected after 2am. british voters will be back in the polling booths in five weeks' time to select their mps. tom symonds, bbc news.
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if you have filled up your car in the last couple of days you might have noticed a drop in the prices at the pumps. what is happening, steph? there is a price war going on at the supermarkets, that's a way to bring customers in bringing down fuel costs, in the hope they will spend money in the shop too. also the price of oil has been falling a bit recently. and also the value of the pound has been going up a little bit. not as much as it was last year. if you look at the figures it was something like £1.08 for a litre of petrol last year. and now it's about £1.18 on average, so it's gone up about £1.18 on average, so it's gone upafair about £1.18 on average, so it's gone up a fair bit. what the supermarkets are doing today and this week is bringing petrol down by 1p per litre and diesel down by 2p per litre. if
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you think how much is that going to be when i fill up the car? that would save £1.10 filling up with the average tank of diesel. and 55p on petrol. it's the thing most people talk to me when i'm out and about. when i talk to people in different companies about what they really feel, is the cost of fuel. if you use your car all the time you notice a difference if during the week you pay £10 more or less on your fuel. it is something that bothers people. another thing that bothers people is regional differences. whenever i say an average figure i get a million m essa 9 es an average figure i get a million messages from people saying it's expensive here, it is cheaper here. 0bviously these are average figures and there are big differences based on market forces in different areas where there is more competition for fuel and how much it costs to transport fuel around can make a difference in price. is the time of year when the supermarkets, with figures. we have morrisons this morning.
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morrisons this morning. morrisons have good figures, their share price has gone up to reflect that. they have said this morning that. they have said this morning that their sales, like—for—like sales, when you look at stores that have been open for more than a year, they have gone up by 3.a% in the last quarter, 13 weeks until the end of april, better than what people expected, because as i was saying, yesterday i interviewed the boss of sainsbury‘s and we talked about the competition in supermarkets as a challenging environment and there have been price was bringing the cost of food down because of the pressures of the pound, the value of the pound and the cost of oil has meant food prices are starting to cost more and that is obviously putting a lot of pressure on families. interesting results from morrisons and they will be pleased because the share price has gone up. thank you. the two final candidates in the french presidential election have taken part in a heated head—to—head debate ahead of sunday's vote. marine le pen and emmanuel macron traded insults, with both candidates targeting undecided voters. 0ur europe reporter gavin lee is in paris.
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gavin, what impact will the debate have on sunday's vote? what a wonderful backdrop you have. we said it was a heated debate, that doesn't quite cover it, it was a free for all really. i think you're absolutely right, as people wake up this morning and try and work out who came out on top, there was a poll that was done straight afterwards suggesting 20 million people watched this last night and 60% of them feel emmanuel macron came out on top. they spoke for two hours, it was quite unbelievable because unlike british tv debates there was a tense to interrupt by the presenters but it was mainly both macron and le pen talking to each other, very different visions. we got a very emotionally charged interview, some of the papers this morning talking about the right—wing le pen, the emotional assassin, about the right—wing le pen, the emotionalassassin, going about the right—wing le pen, the emotional assassin, going for the emotional assassin, going for the emotional tactics and unravelling her arrival by getting him wound up. it didn't work because he has been
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described as mystical because he deliberately tried to sit back, some accused him of being patronising. in the two hours, perhaps the quote of the two hours, perhaps the quote of the day when marine le pen described emmanuel macron as a global savage, somebody who would be responsible for the downfall of france, in reply he said she was the high priestess of fear. we have two days after this, two more full days of campaigning, he's on top by about 20 percentage points and is heading south before his campaigning today and marine le pen is heading north and marine le pen is heading north and we will be with her tomorrow on the final day. thank you, gavin. we will speak to you later. the number of people using the social networking site facebook has risen to nearly two billion. the us tech giant has also announced a 76% rise in profits for the first three months of the year but warned growth from advertising would slow down. last night the facebook—owned messaging service whatsapp stopped working for several hours. for the first time, scientists have started counting endangered birds from space — using high resolution satellite images.
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numbers of the northern royal albatross — one of the largest of the species — have previously been hard to assess, as it only nests on a small group of remote and rocky islands east of new zealand. here's our science correspondent rebecca morelle. they're the world's largest flying birds, but despite being so easy to spot, counting albatrosses is tricky. most of the sea birds nest on islands, which are extremely remote and difficult to access, but now there's a new way to get a tally of the birds — from space. scientists are using a powerful us satellite to zoom in on places like the chatham islands in the south pacific. ultra high—res images can map areas down to 30 centimetres, which means each albatross appears as a white dot and researchers simply tot them up. it means we finally have a number for this species, northern royal albatrosses. scientists were unsure how many
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birds there were but the satellite tally comes in at about a,000 nests. it's less than conservationists hoped but many albatross species are doing badly. they're facing serious threats, from the plastics polluting our ocean to invasive species. researchers say these counts from space are essential. knowing how many albatrosses there are now will help us to track how they fare in the future. rebecca morelle, bbc news. the 29th annual sunday times rich list is out this weekend, and it might not come as a surprise to hear who has been named the richest musician under 30. # hello from the other side # adele's wealth has reached £125 million, up 50% in the last year alone.
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she's the only female solo artist to make the list, which is topped by sir paul mccartney and his wife. it is eight to 12am. you're watching brea kfast it is eight to 12am. you're watching breakfast on bbc news and we are looking at eating disorders this morning. after an investigation for this programme found that more men and boys are seeking treatment for them. the number of males receiving outpatient treatment for conditions like anorexia and bulimia in england has increased by 27% over the last three years — compared to 13% for women. we're joined now by sam thomas, who founded charity men get eating disorders too after his own experiences with bulimia. good morning, thank you for coming in to talk about this. i know it can't be easy to talk about what has obviously been a really distressing time in your life. can you just explain to us all what happened to you and how it started? my experience began when i was 13 which might seem very young but not unusualfor might seem very young but not unusual for the sort of issues we are talking about today like eating disorders and general mental health.
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for me it wasn't anything to do with body image or trying to look good, or slimmed down or anything like that, it was literally not being able to cope for me. it was all kind of linked to bullying at school and that was just my way of having a coping mechanism to deal with those issues. is that because an eating disorder is sometimes about control? taking control of something you can control. i get asked about that quite a bit and it's about a sense of control rather than actually being in control because if you think about it you are going to be quite erratic and chaotic in that way and that's the nature of eating disorders so it's not necessarily about being in control. but it's a sense of control. sam, so what happened? sense of control. sam, so what happened ? you change sense of control. sam, so what happened? you change your eating, you are doing different things. is anybody aware this is going on? this is interesting because i had bulimia and the nature of bulimia is
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secretive and people don't necessarily notice at all. i don't think my mother had any suspicion of anything really. ithink think my mother had any suspicion of anything really. i think she probably just thought i anything really. i think she probablyjust thought i was a hungry teenager. if food went missing it wasn't anything unusual at that age. how bad did it get for you?m wasn't anything unusual at that age. how bad did it get for you? it did get very bad. unfortunately i wasn't able to get the help i needed. eventually i was able to find different sources of support, a network of support, but for me it did get really bad, definitely. what i have to describe of an eating disorder is its like a full—time job with overtime because it takes over everything, literally. there is no escape and as they always. you were at school at this time, how did you get through the day?” at school at this time, how did you get through the day? i didn't, that was the problem. for me are used to run out of lessons and avoid lessons com pletely run out of lessons and avoid lessons completely and hide in the boys' toilets where i could binge and purge. whatever happened during the
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school day, whether it was bullying or pressures that i might be experiencing at that time. 0bviously being a teenager. that was just my way to cope. one of the things you will know all about is the stigma attached to eating disorders. dikili for men, maybe. lots of people have got in touch this morning. this one is an anonymous e—mail —— particularly for men. i have had bulimia since i was in my 20s, i have had bulimia since i was in my 205, it i have had bulimia since i was in my 20s, it has taken its toll on my body including ruining my teeth which i have had to spend thousands on. ifeel which i have had to spend thousands on. i feel that which i have had to spend thousands on. ifeel that one which i have had to spend thousands on. i feel that one day i will only be able to eat period food. he says i have never sought help as i find it far too embarrassing to talk to anyone about it. my wife has no idea how bad it's been over the years. that is someone who is 58 years old who has been living with this and not been able to for whatever reason, seek help. and unfortunately
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it is not the only case. it is something i hear about almost on a daily basis on e—mail and support groups. that is not unusual. for a lot of particularly older men, in relation to the guy you mentioned, does mean that sometimes it takes a much older age to be able to recognise issues, because i guessed ten yea rs recognise issues, because i guessed ten years ago, 15 years ago, we probably wouldn't be having this chat on the sofa, you know what i mean? ithink chat on the sofa, you know what i mean? i think it is still an issue that i think people are becoming increasingly aware of. can ijust asked, how are you now?” increasingly aware of. can ijust asked, how are you now? i am fine now. my eating disorder was over ten yea rs now. my eating disorder was over ten years ago, when i was a teenager. so my experience is quite historic in that respect. but obviously i am a lwa ys that respect. but obviously i am always aware of the issues, because of course i work with people every day. so i guess in some ways that is a bit of earning kirchmann or reinforcement if you want to call it that. good to see morning, thank you very much. if you'd like details for organisations offering information and support about eating disorders,
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you can call or visit the bbc actionline using the details on your screen. you're watching breakfast from bbc news. the main stories this morning. a bbc breakfast investigation has found a stark rise in the number of men seeking treatment for eating disorders like anorexia and bulimia. voters head to the polls in parts of england, wales and scotland today in local elections to decide nearly 5,000 council seats and six new "metro mayors". let's have a look and see what the weather is up to today. this is the shotin weather is up to today. this is the shot in london this morning. a bit murky. let's have a look outside in sa lfo rd , murky. let's have a look outside in salford, looking a bit more sunny, perhaps clearer skies but one person who can tell us what it will actually be like the rest of the day and the days it is carol. good morning, both and to you as lamacq. for some of us it is a gorgeous
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start of the day, if you like it sunny and dry. this is one of our weather watchers pictures taken in stornoway, just unbroken blue sky. we will hang onto that for much of the day. in north yorkshire again a beautiful start to the day, some sunshine, and then as we come into wakefield, a bit more cloud around. similarly so in doncaster, a bit more cloud around. across northern england, you will find it will improve through the course of the day if you currently have cloud, it will melt away and you willjoin scotla nd will melt away and you willjoin scotland and northern ireland with the blue skies. even as we push further south, watch other cloud has been eroded. the north midlands, rails, -- been eroded. the north midlands, rails, —— wales and one or two showers. we have an onshore breeze dummies coast of england and scotland. if you are on the coastline itself you will feel cold. come inland, the temperature will quite quickly rise as it is doing at the moment. north—west highlands once again today could see just over 20 celsius. for northern ireland,
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another lovely day for you if you like it dry and sunny and warm. for wales, similar story, the cloud melting away, sunny spells coming through though at times you will see areas of cloud as you will across south—west england. 0ne areas of cloud as you will across south—west england. one or two brea ks south—west england. one or two breaks developing. the cloud will be thick enough of the odd shower as we move thick enough of the odd shower as we m ove a cross thick enough of the odd shower as we move across southern thick enough of the odd shower as we move across southern counties. having said that, the showers will be hit and miss and having said that, the showers will be hitand miss and many having said that, the showers will be hit and miss and many of us will miss them all together. through the evening and overnight, we still have this onshore breeze, gusty winds across the pennines. and a fair bit of cloud around. you can say whether cloud has broken the temperature will be lowest for stock a range roughly five to eight in towns and cities but below freezing where we have got the clear skies. cold enough for a touch of frost. that means tomorrow starting off once again ona means tomorrow starting off once again on a sunny note. still a lot of cloud in the south and this onshore brews making it feel cold along eastern areas. temperatures tomorrow down a touch in the north. we are looking at highs of a0 now 15
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as we come further south. as we move from friday into saturday, as we see the france approach, some showers across south—west england. for saturday, that front is draped across the south—west, the channel islands and parts of southern england bringing in some rain. the timing and placement of this could change. north of that it is dry, brighter and some sunshine, articulately in the far north. that clears away and then on sunday we have a dry day, mostly dry, a bit more cloud around, more in the north and we have seen in the course of this week. temperatures down a touch as well. the wind changes direction. along the east coast at worcester wycherley but not as cold. that will ease as we go through next week. highs up to 17 in london. how useful is this? that is a lovely good old—fashioned £5 is this? that is a lovely good old —fashioned £5 note. is this? that is a lovely good old—fashioned £5 note. at the moment you can still take that to a shop
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and buy things with it. but not for much longer. because what you really wa nt much longer. because what you really want is one of these. that is the new one that came out back in september. according to the bank of england, the old one, there are 150 million of them left that we now have to move on from the fees. we're joined now by philip mussell from coin news magazine. the old banknote, how long have we got to use it? 24 hours, just over, 36 hours. midnight on friday night. that is correct was the after that the shopkeepers will say no. theoretically, yes, they should say no. what we are saying is that shopkeepers can use them at their discretion, because the banks will a lwa ys discretion, because the banks will always ta ke discretion, because the banks will always take them, the bank of england will always take them. banks say they will take them but shopkeepers don't have to. the bank of england always will. because they are promises to pay on demand there
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are promises to pay on demand there are the some of whatever it is. as a consequence, the bank of england is obliged for the rest of time to take that note back. the individual banks might do so, they are under no obligation to but they probably will. so on a practical note, if you have old—style fivers in your pocket, life will get a bit tricky after saturday morning. absolutely, after saturday morning. absolutely, a lot of shopkeepers out there don't even realise it is being demilitarised, which is the reason we are talking about it today i think. it doesn't seem that long since that new smaller fiver came in. september. since like a very fast turnaround. it has been. not quite sure why that is. normally there is a bit more of a gap. but i think because we have 2a hour news, twitter, facebook and all the rest of it, i think the bank of england expects the message to get out there quicker. it is interesting, we spoke to quite a few shopkeepers, market stallholders and people like that, most were unaware of the deadline.” know, it is a problem, and that is
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why we are doing things like this, it is fantastic because it gets the message out there. most people if you are waiting in a supermarket queue, and people are spending less than a tenner, very often theyjust use contactless cards now. sadly, i am not going to comment on that, i runa am not going to comment on that, i run a magazine on coins, i don't wa nt run a magazine on coins, i don't want people to use contactless! do you think there is a bit of a threat to paper money? inevitably people will go over the contactless cards and mobile phones. technology is wonderful but there was something about cash, something about holding notes and coins that is very important. on that note, can we get a close—up? this is a picture of £1 notes over the years. just talk was through, what are we looking at? the £1 note was introduced way back in 1797 winner was a lack of gold because of the napoleonic wars. 0ver the years it has evolved into the pound note that many of us will remember. that design was introduced
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in1928, remember. that design was introduced in 1928, this one is from the 19505. during the war about 19a0 because they were worried about forgeries, they were worried about forgeries, they change the colour. this one was 19a0, and then in a8 they went back to this one, and then in 1960 the introduced that one. that was the one that came in during the decimalisation era, and the 1978, the one most of us will remember, and then of course in 83 we have a pound coin. you notice they are all getting smaller. yes, notes have been getting smaller over the years, the old white fiver5 and the white £10 notes are very big. people just wa nt £10 notes are very big. people just want smaller notes. and the technology has changed significantly over the years. without a shadow of the doubt. the technology, particularly the anti—counterfeiting technology has got to the point where now we are able to make notes with polymer, clear plastic windows, to make forging very difficult. so you are a fan of the plastic notes?
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toa you are a fan of the plastic notes? to a certain extent, i don't like the way when you crease it at the. folded in two like that anywhere be to get that crease out. you have now ruined that one, just as well it wasn't a collectable one. it is not ruined, though is it? from a collector's point of view. you can still spend it of course. if people are thinking they might keep a fiver, whenever would a fiver become worth more than a fiver? they are worth more than a fiver? they are worth more than a fiver? they are worth more now, certain ones. there are five is out there were £50,000. there was a micro artist, a guy called graham short, had actually managed to put some little tiny pictures of jane austen by the big ben tower. because he is such a famous artist, if you find one of those, that is worth about £50,000. it is on the note but you can't see it in daylight, you have to look at it in daylight, you have to look at it under a magnifying light. not that one, it is on the new ones.
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they are worth quite a lot. but collectors want notes that have certain serial numbers. double a01 followed by a low series of numbers, thatis followed by a low series of numbers, that is what the collectors want. that is what you are looking out for. i have checked it! but they have to be in pristine condition. that is what collectors are after. really interesting to talk to you, thank you very much. time to get the news, travel and weather where you are this morning. high—pressure is the dominant feature. the onshore flow keeping things chilly across eastern coastal areas. the very best of the sunshine to be found across the northern half of britain. the best of the temp reaches out to the west. there is enough about that clouds are there to bea enough about that clouds are there to be a risk of a spot of rain on the breeze across the south—east. that risk transferring come mid—afternoon in the form of showers out towards the south—west of england. wales and certainly the north midlands, parts of eastern england thenjoin north midlands, parts of eastern england then join much of the north midlands, parts of eastern
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england thenjoin much of the north of england, northern ireland and scotland in having a glorious afternoon, plenty of sunshine around. some low cloud lingering on from the morning across parts of the north—eastern quarter of scotland. the wind still a factor, specially over the pennines where some of the guests could just catch you out, so watch that. 0vernight not a great deal changes, whether clouds —— the skies are clear across northern britain, the countryside the amateurs dip away could well be a force to start the new day on friday, which again is pretty much more the same. perhaps less of a chance of a breeze in the cloudier southern parts. further north the best of the sunshine, fully exposed to the breeze in the used, nine, ten, 11, 12 degrees, out to the west well into the teens if not 20 degrees. by saturday something of a change, as we slide an area of low pressure underneath the higher. so the high still dominating scotland, maybe northern ireland and the far north of england but further south wall in the way of cloud. there is a
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chance for some of southern coastal counties of seeing some rain. come sunday that has moved away. again, a lot of dry weather around all parts. this is business live from bbc news with ben thompson and sally bundock. facebook closes in on two billion users and is making bigger profits but are there growing threats to its reputation? live from london, that's our top story on thursday ath may. facebook‘s profits jumped tojust over $3 billion in the first quarter — that's up 76% rise on last year — but can it crackdown on extremist videos and inappropriate content? we will discuss.
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it's a different picture at banking giant hsbc. profits slump by $5 billion — but the boss calls it a "good set
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