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this is bbc news. i'm martine croxall. the headlines at 8pm: the first day of the 620 summit in hamburg has come to a close, with climate change, international trade, and terrorism at the top of the agenda. but all eyes were on the first meeting of donald trump and vladmir putin — the pair spent nearly two and a half hours in official talks. meanwhile, protests have begun again tonight across the city of hamburg, after dozens of officers were injured in demonstrations yesterday. great ormond street hospital says it has applied to the high court for a fresh hearing in the case of terminally—ill baby charlie gard, after it received new evidence. an 81—year—old man has been given a thirteen—year prison sentence for sexually assaulting four girls at the medina mosque in cardiff. a 19—year—old man has been arrested at liverpool'sjohn lennon airport in connection with the investigation into the manchester arena bombing. six—year—old bradley lowery, whose plight touched tens of thousands of people, has died after a long illness. in wimbledon, britain's heather
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watson fails to join team—mate johanna konta in the fourth round of the competition. and this is the scene live on centre court, andy murray has gone two sets up against italy's fabio fognini. and peter parker and his alter—ego spiderman returns to cinema screens this weekend in the latest in the marvel comic series. we'll get mark kermode‘s take on this and the rest of the cinema releases in the film review at 8:45. good evening and welcome to bbc news. i think we will take you straight to
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hamburger now, where thousands of protesters are again on the streets of the city in germany, for the second night running. demonstrating against the g20 summit being held in the german city —— hamburg. police reinforcements have been called in after further violent clashes with anti—capitalist protesters trying to disrupt the summit. there are some 100,000 protesters reckoned to be in the city, to coincide with the meeting of the g20 leaders. most of them are perfectly peaceful, the summit, ori them are perfectly peaceful, the summit, or i refer it takes place, is used to dealing with protesters ona is used to dealing with protesters on a large scale but authorities in germany have identified around 8000 people who they believe to be among this group of protesters who have the potential to be violent. whether 01’ the potential to be violent. whether or not they will manage to get to the venue where this summit is taking place is highly unlikely, they will try and keep them away of course. you can they will try and keep them away of course. you can see they will try and keep them away of
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course. you can see the sheer number of police vehicles and water cannon that have been deployed to night on the streets of hamburg. earlier, a police officer fired a warning shot after he was attacked by several violent protesters. he finally managed to get away and found safety ina managed to get away and found safety in a shop. as you can see, it's a very busy and rather tense scene there in hamburg. meanwhile, at the summit itself... the us president donald trump and russia's vladimir putin have met face to face for the first time — shaking hands, at the start of the g20 summit in germany. it follows months of speculation about their relationship, and allegations of russian intervention in the us presidential election last year. the two men met behind closed doors at their official meeting in hamburg. with issues including climate change on the agenda, police are out in force to try to keep protestors away from the summit venue. 0ur deputy political editor john pienaar has been following events in hamburg throughout the day. hejoins us now, he joins us now, john? there hejoins us now, john? there have been some, as you said, ugly scenes
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around the conference venue throughout the course of the day. inside of the conference venue, the atmosphere, scenes have been conspicuously cordial. a lot of handshakes and pleasa ntries exchanged back and forth. the leaders are filing out of the concert hall, having listened to a rendition of beethoven's nine. most seem to enjoy that concert. earlier we saw that meeting that we had all been watching for, mostly that meeting between president brush of vladimir putin and donald trump. that was watched very closely indeed. the body language and the words, and among those watching was john soper, our north american editor. it's hard to overstate the significance of this meeting, this handshake. two men with nuclear arsenals who could blow the world to pieces.
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two self—proclaimed tough guys who like to win. but today at their first face—to—face meeting, they were the epitome of restraint and respect. thank you very much, we appreciate it. president putin and i have been discussing various things and i think it's going very well. we've had some very, very good talks. we are going to talk now and that will continue but we look forward to a lot of great, positive things happening for russia, for the united states and for everybody concerned. it's an honour to be with you. thank you. and for his part, vladimir putin said, "i am delighted to be able to meet you personally, mr president, and hope, as you have said, our meeting will yield positive results". but there's a cloud — did vladimir putin's interference in the presidential election deliver victory to donald trump? us intelligence agencies have no doubt that russian hacking did take place, and it must have been sanctioned by president putin and was designed to help the trump campaign. the american president, though, insists he won fair and square.
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and then there are the policy differences. trump accused russia of destabilising ukraine and other countries. putin wants sanctions against russia lifted. trump wants to work with russia in syria to help defeat so—called islamic state, but not while russia is working with the iranians and syrian regime. and then there's the family photo, with president trump in the strange position of not being centre stage. but forget any headline of, "president marginalised", it seemed there was no shortage of leaders wanting to bend his ear. two big topics — one trade, the other, climate change. i was clear to president trump at how disappointed the uk was that the united states have decided to pull out of the paris agreement. and also clear that i hoped they would be able to find a way to come back into the paris agreement. is that possible? i think that's important for us globally.
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i believe it is possible. we're not renegotiating the paris agreement — that stays — but i want to see the united states looking for ways to rejoin. climate change is one of the many issues of concern to the thousands of protesters seeking to disrupt the summit. though forget global warming, some were getting a hamburg police cool down. we're not entirely clear how effective the umbrellas were. but there have been ugly scenes of vandalism and clashes with police. such has been a concern over security that the first lady melania trump was ordered to stay put in her guest house and not venture out. hamburg memorable, then, for who she didn't meet and who he did. so, the meeting between vladimir putin and donald trump was very much the focus of the day. impossible to gloss over, to paper over, the division between the two
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leaders of the two biggest powers represented here at the summit. ukraine, syria, you name it, there are all sorts of issues. climate change, the list goes on. donald trump did seem to have a spring in his step after that meeting. we haven't been let into the secret as to why that is, or law whether it is clear whether the other leaders may share his enthusiasm for whatever it was he took from that crucial meeting. so much scrutiny of that meeting, as you say, and what went a bit -- with meeting, as you say, and what went a bit —— with it, meeting, as you say, and what went a bit -- with it, but meeting, as you say, and what went a bit —— with it, but what else will the 620 bit —— with it, but what else will the g20 try and address? bit —— with it, but what else will the 620 try and address? there are plenty of things to be addressed as this summit continues tomorrow. the north korean crisis and aggression in the background, notjust in the background, the question of what so many leaders here see as russian provocation. that has been addressed and looked at from different angles, despite the conversations which have
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taken place. despite the conversations which have ta ken place. theresa despite the conversations which have taken place. theresa may has spoken to donald trump himself, and one of the other big problems on the agenda here is climate change, and american president's refusal to sign up to consensus because otherwise it is a consensus because otherwise it is a consensus in favour of action of climate change represented in the paris treaty. when i spoke to her earlier, she hoped his mind had changed. that seems to be a remote hope. in the background, on the british front, making the case that it remains a big major world power, despite questions raised about that, over brexit. and the disappointing election result. the british prime minister has a very full in trade, but with major leaders of the world, she's not in that. john pienaar in hamburg, thank you. with me is arkady 0strovsky, russia editor at the economist and author of the book invention of russia: the rise of putin and the age of fake news. thank you for coming in. like many
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people, i'm sure you were watching very closely with the first sign of them getting together, the handshake and body language, what was your assessment? it was very interesting. vladimir putin and donald trump sitting back, both alpha males, with their feet sitting back, both alpha males, with theirfeet wide sitting back, both alpha males, with their feet wide apart, and sitting back, both alpha males, with theirfeet wide apart, and in position. donald trump looking straight at the camera, as he talks about vladimir putin, and putin interestingly does not even look at trump, the body language suggests 0k, trump, the body language suggests ok, let's hear what you've got for me? we have helped you, we've been good to you, so let's see what you can deliver. i think trump, asjohn said, coming out of the meeting with a spring in his step, putin is a very experienced ex—kgb man who
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specialises in recruiting. he would have played to his vanity, and... to his own vanity? to donald trump's vanity. putin is used to dealing with oligarchs. trump is an oligarch, they would be sizing one another up. and ultimately, what i think they would have discussed, we need to look back at trump's speech yesterday in warsaw, where he said we will defend civilisation, it is about family values and the church. his almost verbatim in quoting what putin was saying in terms of the russian church, russian culture and russian church, russian culture and russian language. he would have agreed with trump's assessment of western civilisation but saying, here is the line, you have your civilisation and you can be in charge of that, and we have ours. there is a russian or slovak civilisation, ukraine is part of that, and ukraine was a key subject for putin to discuss with donald
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trump. before i came on the programme, i watched the russian news, the immediate reaction from the kremlin, effectively, was all about ukraine and the message is, what they are getting from trump, they are getting what they wanted. witches? recognition that ukraine is pa rt witches? recognition that ukraine is part of russia's sphere of influence. —— which is? putin would have said, the 0bama administration, america meddled in ukraine and the russian political process. what we did was purely defensive, both in crimea and in ukraine. let us get on with each other. if we want to get on well, you had to get out of our sphere of influence. don't step on oui’ sphere of influence. don't step on our toes. in particular, they would have said let's implement this minsk two agreement, the ceasefire, peace agreement, signed on russia's terms when they defeated the army. putin
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will be pushing trump to help russia get what it wants in ukraine. but, how it is spun in washington could be very different, surely? we had donald trump in that speech in poland, saying look, there's a community of responsible nations, join us? yes, but he is saying it in terms of location, a symbolic speech which was written by one of steve bannon‘s people. it's about western civilisation saying, you know, on the western side of the line now, thatis the western side of the line now, that is where the line goes. what is implied effectively in that speech is that anything east of the line is not part of the west. this is something that putin would have hugely welcomed, saying we do not have any claim on poland, or on the former soviet bloc, that ukraine is
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a separate issue. trump, very interestingly, did not use words like russia is an invasion of ukraine, the annexation of crimea, they said that russia should stop destabilising ukraine. hang on, they annexed crimea and started a war in ukraine. trump's language, if i was 110w ukraine. trump's language, if i was now in tf, i would not be hugely encouraged by that. -- tf. how much more candid with they had been when the cameras were switched off?|j think very candid. i think putin would have been very straight with donald trump, and as i said, he's very good at telling people what they want to hear. he would have been briefed extremely well, not just about trump's. .. you been briefed extremely well, not just about trump's... you know, what trump had said, and what his advisers would have said, but he would have studied the psychological profile of trump. someone with that amount of vanity and who is so in love with himself, he would have
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played him very, very well. he would not have done what he's done with 0bama. when putin first met 0bama, he spent 45 minutes lecturing 0bama about what america did wrong. putin and trump agree on the democracy or interest rather than values. putin would have taken courage from the fa ct would have taken courage from the fact that trump never talks about, you know, is human rights. human interventionism. spreading democracy, so putin would have been saying to trump, we actually agree ona saying to trump, we actually agree on a lot of things. let's not collide in this space, which is important to us. the west is important to us. the west is important to us. the west is important to you, this is important to us. this thank you very much for your time. find out how the g20 summit is covered in the papers tomorrow. in tomorrow's front pages at 10:40 this evening in the papers —
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our guests joining me tonight are martin bentham — home affairs editor, evening standard and josie cox, business editor the independent. the headlines on bbc news: the first day of the g20 summit in hamburg has come to a close, with climate change, international trade, and terrorism at the top of the agenda. but all eyes were on the first meeting of donald trump and vladmir putin — the pair spent nearly two and a half hours in official talks. great ormond street hospital says it has applied to the high court for a fresh hearing in the case of terminally—ill baby charlie gard, after it received new evidence. a look at the spot now, for a full round—up from the bbc sport centre, wejoin hugh. well an eventful day for british hopes continues this evening, with of course, britain's best chance of a singles title, the world number one andy murray. he's on centre court taking on the 28th seed fabio fognini, and started very well, racing through the first set 6—2. however he was broken twice in the second set
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as the italian took it 6—4. fognini strugged with an ankle problem in the third as murray again went a set up. the fourth set is under way. 0n serving the fourth set, 2—2. you can watch the match on bbc one or the bbc sport website. well, another briton went out in the men's draw. aljaz bedene had high hopes of reaching the fourth round of a grand slam for the first time but was beaten by the experience of the 16th seed gilles muller — in straight sets. in the women's singles, british number one johanna konta is wearing her "favourite" tag very well indeed. she showed her distinct improvements on grass to beat greece's maria sakkari — the world number 101. konta reaches the fourth round for the first time in her career, and will play the 21st seed caroline garcia next. everyone is a potential winner here. i am going to be hopefully involved until the very end,
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but one match at a time. i'm happy to have come through today and i definitely have another battle coming up next. heather watson was looking to reach the second week of a grand slam for the first time, but unfortunately she's out. she was beaten in three sets by belarus's victoria azarenka. the former world number one is making her grand slam return after the birth of her first child in december. england have the edge after the second day of the first test against south africa at lord's. a last—wicket partnership between james anderson and stuart broad helped england to a first innings total of a58 all out. broad then got amongst the wickets as south africa slumped to 104—4. temba bavuma and theunis de bruyn put togther a crucial stand for the fifth wicket before anderson dismisssed de bruyn just before the close. they're 214 for five, and still 244 runs behind. south africa's kagiso rabada has been suspended for next weeks second test.
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rabada pleaded guilty to using "inappropriate language" after dismissing ben stokes yesterday. he's accumulated four demerit points under the international cricket council's code of conduct. rabada has also been fined 15% of his match fee. lewis hamilton will receive a five—place grid penalty for sunday's austrian grand prix b an unauthorised gearbox change. for sunday's austrian grand prix because of an unauthorised gearbox change. teams must run a gearbox for six consecutive events but hamilton's was changed before that period had expired. stewards have not confirmed the penalty but hamilton's mercedes team have accepted it is inevitable. it is a blow to hamilton's attempts to close the championship deficit to ferrari's sebastian vettel. on friday, hamilton was fastest in the second practice session, ahead of title rival vettel. chris froome still holds the leader's yellow jersey after the seventh stage of the tour de france. it was another fairly flat course today. so one for the sprinters again, and, after more than 200 kilometres, it all came down to the tiniest of margins at the finish. marcel kittel — in blue — just sneaking his second consecutive
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stage win from edvald boasson hagen on the line. chris froome, though, maintains his lead. british and irish lions captain sam warburton says he has unfinished business ahead of tomorrow's third and deciding test against new zealand. he missed the decider in austria four years ago due to injury but he leads an unchanged side in auckland tomorrow. for the last four yea rs, auckland tomorrow. for the last four years, in the back of my mind, in this tour, i set my sights on the tour and wanted to be in the test tea m tour and wanted to be in the test team and to play in the last game, if it did not happen, you accepted it. things happen for a reason. i was delighted when i heard my name read out for this third test, to finish this test series, and potentially win it. that's all sport for now. keep an eye on andy murray's progress on bbc one. more in the next hour. studio: hugh, thank you. the agonising legal battle over the future of the terminally ill
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baby charlie gard has taken a new turn. in the past few hours great ormond street hospital applied for a fresh court hearing to assess new evidence about possible treatment for him. the courts had ruled that 11 month old charlie be allowed to die rather than receive experimental therapy — as his parents desperately want. the hospital's move follows a letter from medical experts asking that the decision not to offer baby charlie the treatment be reviewed. 0ur medical correspondent fergus walsh reports. this little boy's life and whether it continues has become the focus of international attention. charlie gard's parents have campaigned to keep him alive. they've been in despair afterfour courtjudgments backed his doctors, who want to switch off his ventilator to end his suffering. you know, he's our own flesh and blood and we don't have a say in his life. we are not bad parents and we are there for him all the time, completely devoted to him. he isn't in pain and suffering and i promise everyone, i would not sit there and watch my son in pain and suffer.
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i couldn't do it. the reality is, charlie is terminally ill. he cannot move, see, cry, swallow. he also has serious brain damage and doctors say nothing can help him. but his parents refuse to accept that. they've raised £1.3 million for experimental treatment in the united states, treatment which doctors at the hospital say is futile. but now seven medical experts from rome, new york, cambridge and barcelona have intervened. in a letter to great ormond street hospital, they accept that the treatment is experimental and ideally should be tested in a mouse model. however, there is insufficient time to perform these studies, so reconsideration of treatment for charlie gard is respectfully advocated, they write. i don't understand it. euthanasia's illegal. suicide's illegal. how is this legal, when there's a chance?
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all i want is two to three months. we will know in that time whether this is going to work or not. there is potentialfor him to be a completely normal boy, but we don't know, because you just don't know until you try. it is significant that the letter came from a hospital owned by the vatican. the pope had already offered to transfer charlie to rome, and president trump has tweeted he would be delighted to help the family. legally, there is nothing preventing great ormond street from withdrawing life support for charlie gard. that's been the case for the past 11 days, since the european court of human rights, like all the uk courts, rejected the parents' arguments. but interventions by donald trump, the pope, and now a letter claiming new evidence means that doctors here don't feel they can proceed at present. charlie has a rare genetic disorder of the mitochondria, which causes muscle wasting. it is progressive and has devastating consequences. with a serious mutation like this,
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the prognosis is very poor. the mitochondria supply the energy, really, for every cell in the body, so the heart, brain, they become blind and they have no muscle tone. it's manifested very early and the outcome is death in infancy. great ormond street hospital's position has not changed. but it's now asking the high court to assess the new evidence and make the final decision about charlie's future. let's talk to professor dominic wilkinson — a director of medical ethics at the university of oxford, he's also a consultant neonatologist and is talking to us from hospital in oxford... professor wilkinson, thank you for joining us. briefly, if you can, what are the ethical complexities of charlie's case? it's about weighing
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up charlie's case? it's about weighing up the risks and benefits of continuing life support for charlie, and associated with that, the risks and associated with that, the risks and benefits of the experimental treatment. so, where then do the ethical issues, the medical issues, and the legal issues all intersect? the ethical issues and the legal issues, they overlap. both ethics and law look first of all at what is best for charlie. that is all that anybody involved in this case is focused on, the challenge, of course, is that there are different views about what would be best for charlie. understandably, his parents have struggled to come to terms with the news that they have been given
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by doctors. that medical treatment cannot help him. they have looked for other options, any option, that may help him. they have found something and that, in theory, could possibly help him. the question is, does this offer him a realistic chance or benefit? is it worth continuing life support for another three months or more, to see if this works? 0r three months or more, to see if this works? or is that prolonging his suffering with no realistic chance of helping him? how important all releva nt of helping him? how important all relevant is the availability of drugs? are they available here, or only in the usa? so, in the last couple of days, there have been offers of sending this drug from america. there have been offers of paying for the treatment in hospitals in america. but the question of the availability of the treatment and the cost of treatment has never been what is at the heart
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of the case. doctors in great ormond street had, after the parents raised the possibility of this treatment, looked into it and had applied to the ethics committee in the hospital to provide it. then, unfortunately, his condition worsened to such a degree that they felt in the heart of hearts that it was the wrong thing to do to provide this treatment, to continue intensive care, because they honestly felt that it could not help him. his mum says that he's not in pain. it seems that some doctors disagree. who is right? well, one of the great challenges for this little boy, as for some other patients, but quite rarely in intensive care, is that he cannot move. so, he cannot show on the outside the signs of pain that other people would. he cannot indicate when he is in pain. but
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those who work in intensive care know from the other children that we look after that being on a ventilator and having blood tests and needles and tubes and wires and all of the procedures that go along with life support is not pleasant. it's quite often uncomfortable and sometimes painful. the worry is that he is, at least some of the time, in pain. but nobody can see from the outside. that makes it very difficult to treat that pain, it makes it very worrying to continue life support if there is really no prospect of him improving. so now, we understand that the cases going back to court. how much longer will this case be allowed to continue for, do you think, medically?” think it is really important, and it's very positive, that the hospital has recommended that they
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go back to the court. it's very important that this new evidence is carefully looked at and weighed up, and if it does change the equation, the balance of risk and benefit, that the treatment be seriously considered again for charlie. how long it will take is to mark that is difficult to know. but given how long this has gone on for, for charlie's sake and the sake of the family and the sake of those looking after him in the hospital, i think eve ryo ne after him in the hospital, i think everyone can only hope that this is resolved as soon as possible. eager to make the treatment available for charlie, if it seems like it will help him, or to say, let's focus on his comfort for the remaining short period of his life. professor wilkinson, thank you very much for joining us. let's go back to hamburg. 0n the streets, protesters and police have
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been clashing. max hoffman, the bureau chief in the city for a german newspaper joins us bureau chief in the city for a german newspaperjoins us again. can you tell us what has been happening? things have avenue hotspot in the city. a couple of blocks in this direction. there isa of blocks in this direction. there is a full—blown street fight going on between police and the very left black bloc. part of the left—wing movement in town. protesters prone to violence. it also reports of different items burning, barricades burning. what the police are doing is using their water cannons to extinguish those fires. normally they are not used for that. the police are so stretched, they have to improvise. we can see one of those fires burning. a line of
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police behind the protesters. water cannon fired again. missiles being thrown by protesters wearing black herds. how far away from the summit venue are herds. how far away from the summit venue are these demonstrators? all of this is pretty close. within walking distance to the actual summit. it would take me from here, about ten minutes to get there, maybe 15. in the same direction, about 5—10 minutes to go to the places where you see those pictures. this is of course the disadvantage, from the perspective of the organisers. if you do something like this, in the city of hamburg. not only everything is very close together, but you have very strong political and extreme left ready to do anything to sabotage the summit. a number of casualties and injuries yesterday. you say the police are
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stretched, what are the authorities going to do to try to support that? first of all there are more police officers arriving from different parts of germany. far south, one of the most southern states. many police officers say they have been up police officers say they have been up last night, when we went to bed this morning, they said you cannot, you have to continue. the problem they're facing, there is centralised spot for the protest marches, like thursday. this is happening all over the city. decentralised, not authorised. they do not know what happened next, where it could happen. it could happen on a street corner. they are trying to deploy police officers where they are needed. right on the street corner we have cars, police cars going one
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way, at any moment. 5—10 minutes, they are going the other way. max, thank you very much. let's ta ke let's take a look at the weather. another day of mixed fortunes. the very best of the sunshine away to the south. sun coming in across the northern parts of britain, bits rain. the skies were clear behind, temperatures dropping away. even away from the frontal zone, and a cloud for there to at the odd bit of rain. see what i mean about the temperatures? single figures for some. another close night for some, 17, 18 degrees was cloudy start, the odd bit of rain. much brighter conditions further north. too far north from you run into another set of fronts. rather breezy.
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temperatures 14—18. not quite as hot in the south. temperatures still in the 20s. saturday into sunday. a lot of dry weather. another weather front for scotland on sunday. the odd showerfor the front for scotland on sunday. the odd shower for the south. a front for scotland on sunday. the odd showerfor the south. a high of 26. this is bbc news. the headlinesjust after 830. the first day of the g20 summit in hamburg has come to a close, with climate change, international trade, and terrorism at the top of the agenda. but all eyes were on the first meeting of donald trump and vladmir putin — the pair spent nearly two and a half hours in official talks. they discuss syria, the ukraine and cyber security. protests have begun across the city of hamburg after dozens across the city of hamburg after d oze ns of across the city of hamburg after dozens of officers were injured in demonstrations yesterday. great ormond street hospital says it has applied to the high court for a fresh hearing in the case of terminally—ill baby charlie gard, after it received new evidence. a 19—year—old man has been arrested
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at liverpool's john a 19—year—old man has been arrested at liverpool'sjohn lennon airport in connection to the investigation into the manchester bombing. at wimbledon. andy murray on centre court. battling against fabio fognini. the italian putting up the big fight in the four. not getting these tennis school right. the bbc has obtained footage where thejudge leading the the bbc has obtained footage where the judge leading the grenfell tower enquiry was heckled by residents. he assured them that he would look into the matter to the best divisibility. the residents said they lacked confidence and his words of confidence and his words of confidence or not good enough. in court thejudge is the boss, but not here.
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if i can't satisfy you because you have a preconception of me as a person, that is up to you. this closed meeting was the second time sir martin moore—bick had met the people at the centre of the tragedy he has been asked to explain and he is still trying to win their confidence. i give you my word that i will look into this matter to the very best of my ability. and i will find the facts as i see them from the evidence. his officials said he faced a personal hostility, no personal hostility, more mistrust of the establishment he is perceived to represent. you don't respect me because you say the government have appointed me to do a hatchetjob. not a hatchetjob, you are going to do a taylor report like hillsborough, which was very technical and did not deal with the real issues and it took 30 years for people to be arrested. i'm determined to get this right, and for you to say what it should cover. we did, and then it was dismissed by you on television. i think you have misremembered what i said. i will find the clip. that clip was a television
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interview last week in which sir martin moore—bick was asked would consider wider social issues as part of the inquiry. i can understand why they would want that, but whether my inquiry is the right way in which to achieve that i'm doubtful. some have demanded more time to respond to the consultation on the inquiry‘s remit and sources say thejudge is not minded to change the dates that will end, currently the 14th ofjuly. the prime minister will have the final decision it is hoped by the 20th ofjuly. he is still being criticised amongst some as not right for the job. but others are starting to say he should be allowed to get on with it. this community does not speak with a single voice. everybody is at different places, some people feel this way and some feel that way, and time is needed but time is also of the essence. sir martin moore—bick‘s legal pedigree is not in doubt but can
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this cambridge—educated judge take the community with him? it is a question which has been asked before, after the murder of stephen lawrence in the 90s, the government appointed sir william macpherson as inquiry chair and he published a landmark report on racism despite his establishment background. he turned out to be very good indeed. the crucial thing was, he was not a soft touch and nobody could not undermine his conclusions. 17 years later, the grenfell tower inquiry is expected to begin hearing evidence in september. police arrested a man in connection with the manchester bombing. the 19—year—old detained at liverpool's john lennon airport on suspicion of
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terror offences. he the 20th person to be held in connection with the attack in may in which 22 people we re attack in may in which 22 people were killed. meanwhile property in the fallowfield area of manchester is being searched. our correspondent sent us this update. the property behind me in fallowfield is being searched by the police. after a 19 role we understand was arrested at liverpooljohn lennon airport earlier today. arrested on suspicion of offences contrary to the terrorism act. in police custody as we speak. this property is 200 metres away, round the corner from the house or the manchester bomber lived. he lived just round the corner. 0nly yesterday the police investigating the bombing told the media that other people may have known what he was planning. they're currently looking through 16,000 hours of cctv pictures. it is very
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much alive police investigation. a 19 rod arrested at liverpooljohn lennon airport today. while i have been here two people have been led away by the police. yesterday the police said they were keen to speak to the brother of celine mcgeady. what they have confirmed is that the person arrested today is not the brother. a 14-year-old girl has been killed after the coat she was on collided with a bin lorry. she was at the 838 in castle vale at the north of the city. this is the scene of the devastating crash. a 14—year—old schoolgirl on a trip lost her life, 20 other teenagers and three teachers were in the coach with her when it was in a collision with a dustbin lorry. next of kin have been informed and i've got specialist officers deployed with the family to support them at this difficult time. we've been in close contact with our colleagues from staffordshire police who are
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liaising with the headteacher at thejohn taylor high school in barton—under—needwood and all relevant support is being provided by the school and our colleagues. the village of barton—under—needwood was in mourning today. the girl was on a trip and it is understood year 9 and 12 pupils were on an art excursion. the school issued a statement read by a police officer. we have spent the day supporting our children and staff. john taylor high school is grateful for the support of educational psychologist services who have assisted us today and will be working with us in forthcoming weeks to provide support. we are appreciative of all the messages of help and condolence we have received. one of the girl was taken to hospital with minor injuries. a number of others were treated at the scene. the drivers of the bus and lorry are assisting police
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with their investigation, neither was injured. birmingham city council said the waste lorry was theirs and sent a statement saying: just after 4pm, police reopened the road and the coach was towed away. police are appealing for witnesses to the accident. a six—year—old boy who captured hearts the world over as seen george cruising treatment for cancer has died. bradley lowry struck up a close friendship with his hero jermain defoe, he said bradley will be in his heart for the rest of his life. bradley lowery achieved a great
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deal in his short life. often at his side in those special moments was sunderland strikerjermain defoe. each described the other as best friends. bradley loved sunderland and the club and especially jermain defoe loved him back. it's been hard. i've just kept this in for so long. the footballer broke down yesterday at his new club bournemouth when asked about the little boy he called brads. from sort of, like, the first moment i met him, i just couldn't believe that he was the young kid that was ill. because he sort of run over to me. and i think, from that moment, he was just, like, just that instant connection. i was with him a few days ago and it was tough to see him suffer like that. he will always be in my heart. you know, for the rest of my life. because his love's genuine and i can see it in his eyes when he looks at me. bradley had neuroblastoma, a rare type of cancer that mostly affects young children. please sponsor me. get me better.
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but it didn't stop him achieving his dreams, like scoring a goal for sunderland, against chelsea's keeper. it was even voted match of the day's goal of the month. because its joint goal of the month, we've put the graphics on it. he gives asmir begovic the eyes. begovic goes that way and bradley goes straight down the middle. and his last birthday party was a big one. ijust see him as my little boy. i'm bias so i think he's special. but maybe because he's smiley and he's got a fantastic personality. and everyone just kind of took to him. in recent days, as his condition got worse, his mum posted this picture of bradley and his big brother. this afternoon his parents announced he had died. calling him their little superhero. they said, sleep tight baby boy and fly high with them angels. bradley lowery, the little boy whose football club took him to their heart. danny savage, bbc news. you're watching bbc news, now time
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for de film view. welcome to the film review on bbc news. taking us through the week's releases is mark kermode. this week we have it comes at night, which is a very creepy thriller. the midwife with catherine deneuve and catherine frot. and spider—man: homecoming.


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