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if‘ai‘it itfii'it v“ that will clear from the weekend, that will clear from the south, still one night overnight showers for northern scotland and northern ireland, pretty quiet at the end of the night. and quite fresh, io—ilid a major towns and cities, rural spots in single figures, a fresh start to monday. right for many with lighter winds than the weekend. the cloud will thicken in northern ireland, some rain moving here, but cloudy in the south—west, elsewhere good spells of sunshine and a lot of dry weather, light winds, only iii sunshine and a lot of dry weather, light winds, only 1a in aberdeen. through the evening this rain in northern ireland makes progress into scotland, the north—west of england, maybe parts of wales as well. the rest of this coming week looks u nsettled. rest of this coming week looks unsettled. spells of rain which can be heavy at times and at times it will also be quite windy. hello, this is bbc news with martine croxall. the headlines this evening:
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cladding on every single tower block tested since the grenfell disaster have failed fire safety inspections. so far 60 high—rise buildings in 25 local authorities have been tested. the public in those homes of course are worried but they should be reassured by the fire rescue service and by the chief's council guidance that all those measures have been put in place and that they are safe in their homes. the brexit secretary, david davis, says he's "pretty sure" the uk can reach a suitable trade deal with brussels. if not, the uk must be prepared to walk away from talks. an oil tanker that crashed in pakistan's punjab province has left at least 150 people dead, most of whom were collecting leaking fuel before it exploded. six people were injured, three of them seriously, after a car ploughed into a group of pedestrians outside a sports centre in newcastle. police say it's not terror—related. turkish police have fired rubber bullets and tear gas at gay pride activists in istanbul, after authorities banned the annual parade for the third year running. on meet the also this week my guest
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is the bestselling crime writer martina cole, and we will be talking about her new novel, betrayal, 25 yea rs about her new novel, betrayal, 25 years after the first dangerous lady. now on bbc news — sportsday hello and welcome to sportsday — i'm tim hague. coming up this evening: formula i has its most eventful race of the season so far in azerbaijan. daniel ricciardo wins it for red bull, and sebastian vettel extends his championship lead over lewis hamilton. it's the t20 trophy for england — they outplay south africa in cardiff, to win the series 2—1. and at the age of 35, feliciano lopez prepares for wimbledon in the perfect manner — by winning the queens club title. good evening and thank you for watching. daniel ricciardo secured red bull's first victory of the formula i season after winning a chaotic azerbaijan grand prix — which saw three safety cars
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and was briefly suspended. sebastian vettel extended his championship lead over lewis hamilton, but the briton described vettel‘s driving as "disgusting" after the race. tom clarkson is in baku and can tell us more. the azerbaijan grand prix turned out to be one of the most frenetic and chaotic races in recent memory. lewis hamilton started on pole position but he didn't win the race, not by a long shot, as nick reports. blue skies in azerbaijan did not point to a storm in baku, but it rained chaos from first to last. va ltteri bottas valtteri bottas tumbled from second to last. this seemingly ending the hopes of kimi raikkonen. hamilton escaped from pole position but as he got the cue for the restart, sebastian vettel got too close. team radio: he literally turned on and hit me. so much debris was there that the race was suspended for 20 minutes.
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hamilton's hopes of victory faded after the restart. he was dropped to nine behind vettel. the briton could only recover to finish fifth behind the german. in front of him daniel ricciardo claimed red bull's first win this season and bottas engineered a remarkable recovery, pipping lance stroll to second place. it was a race few will ever forget. we heard about the problems with lewis and seb and it was just a crazy race. after a few laps i think we had some debris in the breaks, so we had some debris in the breaks, so we had some debris in the breaks, so we had to stop and clean it, and we dropped back to i think 17th place. did i think then i would win today? absolutely not. i would've put all my money on that being very unlikely. so my money on that being very unlikely. 50 daniel ricciardo delighted is still very surprised he has won this grand prix, his fifth victory in formula i. but the
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headlines all about hamilton and vettel and that collision since the safety car. hamilton has since come out since the race and said sebastian vettel‘s driving was "disgusting." i am sure at the next grand prix in austria hamilton will see a little bit more. studio: yes, it could get tasty in austria. so all that happened injust 51 laps... but the most important thing is that with his fourth place finish, sebastian vettell has extended his drivers championship lead over lewis hamilton to iii points. valtteri bottas third, while daniel ricciardo has cemented fourth spot with that victory today. england's cricketers have beaten south africa by 19 runs in cardiff to win their t20 series 2—1. davvid malan hit 78 on his england debut as they made 181 for 8, before restricting to 162 for 7. henry moeran was in wales for us. with the series level at 1—1, this was a perfect opportunity for either england or south africa to claim
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bragging rights ahead of the start of the test matches injuly. once again england gave a new man and opportunity in the side and dawid malan to do with both hands. patrick gea rey malan to do with both hands. patrick gearey has the story of the day. at one game left and the series to win. what was england's plan? change the side and the captain, shovel the pack and hope for the ace. every so often that ace goes higher. the second ball dawid malan had faced. a confident mood. not risk—free, but 50. he finished with 78 and none of his colleagues threw shade on his spotlight. south africa set 182 to win. the value of runs is not what it was. inflation inevitable with batsmen like ab de villiers who can make any score unsafe, not to mention any spectator. mason crane was the bowler, a 20—year—old leg—spinner who stuck at it. with his bravery came revenge. ab de villiers became his first international wicket. south africa never fully recovered. england's victory was ultimately
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co mforta ble. england's experiment had worked. patrick gearey, bbc news. so the white ball kevin starc continues. 2—i, they beat south africa. but new faces in the england side. dawid malan today added to tom curran and the others. now attention turns to the test series which sta rts turns to the test series which starts at lord's on the 6th ofjuly. studio: a good win for england, and a good when for feliciano lopez in the tennis... feliciano lopez has caused quite a shock and beaten marin cilic in a thrilling final at the queen's club in london. cilic began the match as favourite, but the 35—year—old spaniard who knocked out stand wawrinka on his way to the final fought back and levelled things by winning the
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second tie—break. that was followed by another compelling set, which again depended on a tie—break, and as you can see it was won by the world number 32. roger federer looks in great shape for the start of wimbledon a week tomorrow after winning an ninth halle open in germany. it took in just 53 minutes! the i8—time grand slam champion outclassed the home favourite alexander zverev 6—1, 6—3 in the final. after winning the australian open, the 35—year—old sat out the entire clay court season, as he targets a record eighth wimbledon title. he didn't drop a set in the whole of this tournament. petra kvitova has won herfirst title since being injured in a knife attack at the end of last year. she's won the aegon classic
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in birmingham, coming from a set down to beat australian ashleigh barty. the two time wimbledon champion was told by her surgeon that she might never play again, but has recovered in some style to claim a 20th career singles title — and continue the ideal preparations for wimbedlon. valentino rossi has won a motogp race for the first time in more than a year after claiming victory at the dutch grand prix earlier. the seven time world champion started from fourth on the grid and fought off fellow italian danilo petrucci to take the chequered flag in assen. marc marquezjust edged out britain's cal crutchlow to take third. the other british riders scott redding, sam lowes and bradley smith all crashed out. lions' head coach warren gatland says they have a huge week ahead of them, after defeat to the all blacks in the first test. they take on the super rugby champions hurricanes in wellington on tuesday. and gatland says there are still test places available for anyone who performs. rory best returns as captain for the hurricanes match — he was skipper for their best win on the tour so far, against the chiefs last week. every game, we have taken
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each one in isolation, building up, and obviously everyone knew the biggest picture was the first test selection, that has been and gone now so now we have a chance as a squad to put our hand up for selection for the second test and that is what is important and i think if we start to look beyond and think too much about saturday, you take your eye off tuesday, and if you take your eye off the ball, the defending champions, one of the strongest franchises there is, you'll come unstuck and you will not need to worry about saturday. great britain were pipped to a european team championships podium finish byjust one point, as the men's 4x400m relay team came
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ninth in the final event in lille. one of the best performances came from marc scott in the men's 3000 metres. he finished second and gained a new personal best of 7 minutes 58.52 seconds. england's men have come third in the hockey world league, after beating malaysia 4—1 at the lee valley centre in london. the win also means they qualify for december‘s world league final in india. england dominated the match, going 3—0 up by half time. before phil roper rounded off the victory in the last 90 seconds. england had already secured their place at the 2018 world cup by reaching the semi—finals of this event. holland thrashed argentina by 6—1 in the final. football, and in the confederations cup, germany secured top spot in group b with a 3—1win over ten—man cameroon. timo werner scored twice for the germans in sochi, and they will now play mexico on thursday in the same venue for a place in the final. the video assistant referee was again called upon, with the wrong cameroon player initially being sent off in a case of mistaken identity. the first day of competition has got underway at the 2017 island games in gotland.
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23 small island nations are competing in seven days of sport on the swedish island in the baltic sea. it's one of the biggest sporting events this summer in terms of athletes — with over 2300 competitors. our reporterjen smith sent this from gotland a short while ago. the first day got off to a windy start here in gotland. officials decided to curb the swim at the seafront which kind of cost disadvantage so they are hoping to use that. it didn't impact on the men's favourite, he was second coming out of the swim but by the time he ran home he nearly lacks some of his rivals. in the women's event it was another success for jersey. stuart broad literally streets ahead of the competition. with her team—mates ninth and the third they easily won team gold as
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well. these strong early performances have seenjersey edge ahead in the medals table as the end the first day of competition. in second place is the host island of gotland, after claiming two golds in shooting. tonight this could all change here, and the athletics is where the isle of wight is hoping to begina where the isle of wight is hoping to begin a strong performance and guernsey also edging up in the table. this could be the smaller island nations. the cayman islands are one of the favourites in the men's track events and the estonian island is hoping to keep its men's basketball title. another day of competition, the second day of the the island games here in gotland. that is from sportsday with me, tim hague. thanks for watching. i will be back at a quarter past eight with more sport. you're watching bbc news.
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the government has revealed that 60 tower blocks, covered in supposedly fire resistant cladding, have failed safety tests following the grenfell tower disaster. the department for communities and local government says checks have been made in 25 council areas across england, and so far the failure rate is 100%.
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