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“w5“. wrfltafisur u an they say they are monitoring the situation. the water company here is affinity and say they have only had about half the normal amount of rainfall sincejuly about half the normal amount of rainfall since july 2016. they say they are urging their customers to be careful really. they say they wa nt be careful really. they say they want their customers to save water to help preserve supplies and minimise the possibility of restrictions this summer. 0ne minimise the possibility of restrictions this summer. one way people can do that is very simple, for example, to turn off the tap when they are brushing their teeth. that one simple measure could save 6500 litres of water. andy, thank you very much. loss of interest in the weather, here is jay wynne. there is rain on the way lurking in the atlantic and it will take a few days to get here. before then the dry story discontinue. this afternoon we have quite a contrast in the weather from west to east. the eastern side of the uk is pretty great, the odd spot of light rain and drizzle for some but further west it is a completely different story. look at that lovely picture captured in argyll and bute
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by one of our weather watchers of lots of sunshine. west— east split through the afternoon, the cloud on the eastern side means it is quite chilly and breezy but some cloud will show signs of breaking up, particularly in the north—east of england. we will keep lots of the cloud in the afternoon across the north and north—east of scotland whereas central and western parts of scotla nd whereas central and western parts of scotland have a lovely afternoon, 1a 01’ scotland have a lovely afternoon, 1a or 15 degrees and maybe 16 in northern ireland with plenty of sunshine. as the cloud breaks up across the north—east of england it is still quite chilly under the cloud, temperatures may not get into double figures. for the west we have 15 or 16 degrees in the sunshine and the wind is a bit lighter. further east there is cloud across east anglia & beast, maybe some drizzle but mostly fine and dry. and east. don't forget the sun is quite strong. when the sun sets this evening it will turn chilly pretty quickly. a fair bit of cloud drifting in on the breeze, maybe the odd spot of drizzle to go with it
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but dry weather and whether breaks it will turn chilly, in major towns and cities it will be chilly and may even get lower than those temperatures suggest. 0n even get lower than those temperatures suggest. on tuesday the key feature is the lack of isobars on the chart. lighter wind and crucially on the east coast where we have the nagging breeze coming in from the north sea recently, we will change the wind direction, so if slightly less cold feel on the eastern side, cloud across england and wales, some breaks in southern and wales, some breaks in southern and western areas and scotland and northern ireland will do well tomorrow, some cloud in the northern isles, most places fine and dry, the top temperatures in northern ireland, 17 or 18 degrees but it will turn chilly heading towards dawn on wednesday, maybe a touch of frost in the more prone locations. a decent day for most places on wednesday, drive for the vast majority, some rain in the northern islands, scotland, variable cloud, sunshine and 16 or 17 degrees. then we start to see a change, the low
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pressure system starts to show its hand late thursday into friday, some rain moving north, so that could be on the heavy side. thank you very much, jay wynne. a reminder of our main story this lunchtime. newly elected president emmanuel macron vows that those who backed far right marine le pen would no longer have a reason to vote for extremist position. that's all from the bbc news at 0ne, so it's goodbye from me — and on bbc one we nowjoin the bbc‘s news teams where you are. chelsea can take another step towards the premier league title to night as they play middlesbrough. ka nte row has night as they play middlesbrough. kante row has completed a personal double. today the football writers have made him player of the season.
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ka nte have made him player of the season. kante made have made him player of the season. ka nte made history have made him player of the season. kante made history with his goal—scoring. kante made history with his goal-scoring. it's part of the season, for sure, it's not easy. it's tough and there is a lot of pressure. we can't make mistakes because it's very difficult to recover. we are ready to fight and played these for—mac games. —— four. the sunderland and manchester city game you saw, everything was coming together and those four points out of six will give us 20 of confidence
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going into the chelsea game. seven months after losing 19 of their players in an aeroplance crash. brazilian side chapecoense are celebrating a title. the team had won the state championship last season and with a team made up of youngsters and loan players they have successfully defended it. we did a greatjob. we are very happy for our work and we are very happy we can honour the warriors. they are not here any more but we can honour them with this title. it's for them. saracens and england forward maro itoje says he wants to inspire the next generation of black rugby players. itoje, the youngest tourist with the british and irish lions this summer, says, he used to look up to former england players ugo monye and topsy 0jo. you look around and most type of scores that i went to, you look
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around and there are not many black guys playing rugby, and not as many black guys every day, when you watch premiership games, even general and international games. it's changing bit now, but definitely, these are it's changing a bit now, but definitely, these are the guys i looked up to as a kid. dan da n eva ns dan evans was knocked out of the madrid open tennis, as he lost to the swiss player. he was comfortably beaten by the number a5. andy murray went into the second round. and just a fortnight after returning from a 15 month doping ban maria sharapova will book a spot in wimbledon qualifying if she wins her second round match at the madrid 0pen today. she beat mirjana lucic—baroni to set up what could be a prickly encounter against eugenie bouchard.
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the canadian has called for the russian to be banned for life. that's all sport for now. we will be back with more in the next hour. an investigation by the victoria derbyshire programme has found there are at least 1,400 mistakes made in england's nhs maternity units every week. the true figure could be much higher because only 81 out of 132 trusts in england responded to a freedom of information request. the most serious incidents include the avoidable deaths of mothers and babies as a result of errors by midwives and doctors. the royal college of midwives says maternity services are heading towards a crisis because of demands on the services. there are cases where mistakes are
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being made in maternity hospitals across england. this couple lost their baby. we didn't know anything, they just told their baby. we didn't know anything, theyjust told us... well, reassured us. sarah should have had an emergency caesarean section many hours before she did. medical staff failed to act on warning signs and her son was starved of oxygen. failed to act on warning signs and her son was starved of oxygenlj failed to act on warning signs and her son was starved of oxygen. i was in the corridor with her mum and dad andl in the corridor with her mum and dad and i said, how am i going to tell sarah that he is not all right? he was placed on a life support machine but days later, sarah and adam were advised to withdraw treatment. it's
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not a conversation you think you are ever going to have. discussing how you are going to end your son's life. the couple decided to take legal action. a coroner's report found there were four opportunities to save the baby's life. to see so many people make so many different m ista kes many people make so many different mistakes within six hours is just shocking. people who you put your trust in... your life is in their hands and gino's life was in their hands. we have to look at the fact that we are a victim of the nhs. so many babies have lost their lives and families have been destroyed because they are not doing theirjob right. sarah and adam got compensation from the trust. an investigation by this programme has found that at least 1000 mistakes are occurring in england's maternity
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units each week. we also found that 260 mothers or babies died overfour yea rs. 260 mothers or babies died overfour years. these were either unexpected or could have been avoided. 0nly years. these were either unexpected or could have been avoided. only 39 out of 81 trusts responded to this question so the number of deaths could be much higher. the royal couege could be much higher. the royal college of midwives said that safety is compromised because of the pressure the services are under. we are heading for a crisis in our services. we don't have enough midwives working in them right now. we can't deliver the safest possible carefully don't have enough midwives all enough doctors working in our services. when you go in to have a baby, you go in with a baby seat and expect to come out with a baby, but we went in with a baby is the and came out with a death certificate.
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—— baby seat. south koreans are going to the polls tomorrow. the early election comes after the former president park geun—hye became the first south korean leader to be removed from power through impeachment. moon jae—in, who's leader of the newly—founded democratic party of korea, is the frontrunner, with the latest opinion polls predicting he'll win more than 40% of the vote, as steve evans in seoul explained. he is centre—left, he's been in government before but not as president and when he was in government there was what was called the sunshine policy, where seoul talked to pyong yang. the question is would there be a difference policy towards north korea, his predecessor had a hard no contact, sanctions and no relenting.
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furthermore, a different line from mr trump. there would be an easing of the relation between north korea. what will that do to the relationship with washington so that is the big question. two bodies have been discovered off the coast of the irish sea after a speedboat accident. it had been launched from dumfries and galloway. the head of the eye s in afghanistan has been killed by a military operation. he died in a raid by special forces in the eastern part of the country. two us army rangers we re of the country. two us army rangers were killed during the operation. the mayor of montreal has declared
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a state of emergency as heavy rain and melting snow have resulted in the worst flooding in decades. in the province of quebec more than 2,000 homes have already been flooded — and water levels are set to rise. the military has tripled the number of troops helping to evacuate the thousands of people affected. sarah corker reports. water levels in canada are set to rise. troops are evacuating those affected. after weeks of an ending rainfall, some routes are only passable by boat. from 0ttawa to montreal, many communities are being evacuated. thousands of homes are already submerged, thousands already cut off. 0n the tiny island here, sandbags and pumps haven't been enough to hold back the rising water but some residents are refusing to leave. i am feeling sad, you know. it's been there for 15 years, and it's my home. it's a disaster. most people left.
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a couple of a high up enough that they are ok. and they have decided to stay. every day, people were waiting for sandbags all day. our house will be ruined because we were not prepared. torrential rain and melting snow has calls the river to overflow. pa rt part of south quebec have been flooded for almost a week. people have to be evacuated and they are being evacuated in boats and they are crying like babies. i'm sorry but they are now not in a position to decide their own future. around 2000 troops have been brought in to help and officials warned the worst is yet to come. we will receive a lot of rainfall over the next three days and because of the combined forces of many factors that have happened, coincidentally, this situation will last for a number of weeks. people are salvaging anything that they can,
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using whatever is available. the flood water is affecting an area of some 300 miles. these are the worst floods in canada for decades and emergency teams warned that the next 48 hours will be decisive. we will have a summary of the business news, but first the headlines on bbc news. the newly elected friends president has vowed to find deletion map by the forces undermining france. the conservatives say they will cut net migration by tens of thousands. labour says it will ban alljunk food tv adverts before the 9pm watershed. we had the business use. ba rclays has a
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watershed. we had the business use. barclays has a new app feature allowing customers to block fraudsters from using their cards online. people been victims of online. people been victims of online fraud. we will have more on this shortly. trish gas owner, centrica, has repeated its opposition to a cap on energy bills. it's widely viewed as a conservative election policy. 0ther it's widely viewed as a conservative election policy. other countries suggest that a cap can lead to higher prices. centrica says they wa nt to higher prices. centrica says they want to look at other ways to help tog want to look at other ways to help to g market. houses have stagnated according to halifax. it is blamed on slower pace and job creation. prices were 0.2% lower in the first quarterly fall. ba rclays
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prices were 0.2% lower in the first quarterly fall. barclays is allowing customers to turn off their debit ca rd to customers to turn off their debit card to online purchases are set daily atm limits to reduce scams. it's believed that people could be less at risk by blocking the cards. such a move would reduce losses from thefts at cash machines. we now speak to the head of digital safety at barclays. how serious is this 7 fraud costs the uk over £11 billion and we know that these scams are on the increase which is why people should take steps to better protect themselves. how do these
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occur7 protect themselves. how do these occur? cyber fraud, scams, it can be anything from phishing the e—mail details. scams tend to revolve around details, so don't give out pin numbers or details to anyone. these tips have been around for a very long time. what about the technology side? as you mentioned earlier on, we are giving our customers more control to switch of purchases if picard balls into the wrong hands. 0nce purchases if picard balls into the wrong hands. once again, people will have more control over the way they spend their money. do you think this
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would reduce the number of crimes, the theft of the cars, or would it reduce the amount people lost? the theft of the cars, or would it reduce the amount people lost7m depends on the features, whether they switch it off altogether or choose to lower it. we want to raise awareness around fraud, scams and how people can spot the fraudsters and better protect themselves across the board. is it a big problem? people just stealing the card. i thought it was an old technological way of doing this. i thought it would be ease your done online, rather than stealing the card? we know that fraudsters are becoming ever more sophisticated, they are developing ways of duping money from people. in a recent survey, we found that younger people are twice as
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likely to fall victim to cyber fraud or scams, because at the time they spend online, and choosing to use apps. spend online, and choosing to use apps, living their life online. it's important for us to take precaution to better arm ourselves against fraudsters. house prices are stagnating, and have fallen by 0.2%. the first quarterly fall since 2012. however, over a whole year, april to april, prices rose by 3.8%, the same figure as in march. it leaves the average cost of a house or flat at £219,649. martin ellis, halifax housing economist, said that one
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reason prices were showing was property had become too expensive for many people. we seen a fall down to .1 of 8% and then that's after few of no change at all. house prices have plateaued and they are down slightly on the previous three months. it's the first time we've seen it on a quarterly basis since the end of 2012, so i would emphasise that it is very fractional, so a slight decline. there are parts of london, particularly in the more expensive areas where we are seeing incentives to get people into by. in 0uter london, we are still seeing some house price growth. we've seen a period where house prices have risen
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very rapidly between 2014—2016. people's earnings are doing very little so it's become incredibly expensive to afford a home. here are your markets. the euro has risen sharply after that election result in france. the ftse up by 13 points. that is the disney is news. we will be back in about an hour. in order to vote in the coming general election you need to be registered by the 22nd of may. 0ur bbc team has put together a short video on voting and how to go about it. music: pizzacatto strings
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it's time now for the weather. hi there. another dry day out there. it will continue on this theme but there will eventually be some rain. there is some pressure in the atlantic. it's a real
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there is some pressure in the atlantic. it‘s a real west— there is some pressure in the atlantic. it's a real west— east split. he odd spot of drizzle. a lovely afternoon however for many. if you are stuck on the eastern side it will stay pretty grey in chile. the cloud is breaking out from the west, around the coast and it will stay pretty grey for many. the bulk of the country doing very well. temperatures getting 13—14dc. the cloud of breaking up for parts of northern england, but staying pretty chilly. more by way of sunshine, but a much cooler feel under the cloud. the odd spot of drizzle. it's on the western side of the uk, sunshine and cloud mean uv levels are high and bear that in
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cloud mean uv levels are high and bearthat in mind cloud mean uv levels are high and bear that in mind if you're spending any rate length of time outdoors. by the evening, turning chile very quickly. there may be the odd spot of rain. quite a chilly start to tuesday. crucially, very few isobars on the chart for tuesday. we will lose that nagging wind coming in from the north sea for those eastern areas which we have seen for days. that should bring a less cold feel to think. the dried day everywhere, rainfor to think. the dried day everywhere, rain for the northern isles. best of the sunshine for the southern and western coasts. patchy cloud in scotla nd western coasts. patchy cloud in scotland and ireland. dawn on wednesday will be quite chilly. a dry day for england and wales,
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cloud, sunshine, a spot of rain but for most of us, it will be dry. but this story begins to break down by thursday, we will start to see some rain pushing itself through, some rain pushing itself through, some rain on friday could be quite heavy. bear that in rain on friday could be quite heavy. bearthat in mind rain on friday could be quite heavy. bear that in mind was the end of the week. this is the ease. the headlines. newly—elected president emmanuel macron vows to fight the forces of division that undermine france. i'm damian grammaticus live in paris where we'll be bringing you the latest reaction to the election of emanuel macron and we'll asking what does this mean for the uk and it's brexit negotiations. theresa may suggests the conservatives will — again — promise to cut net migration to the "tens of thousands" in their election manifesto.
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labour targets children's health — and says it will ban alljunk food tv adverts before the 9pm watershed. facebook places adverts in british newspapers with tips on how to spot fake news in the run—up to the the general election. and turning the tide — an irish beach that was washed away by a storm over 30 years ago reappears almost overnight
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