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this is bbc news. the headlines at 11: donald trump and vladimir putin have met for the first time at the 620 in hamburg where the pair spent nearly two and a half hours in official talks. outside the 620 meetings, protesters injure at least 160 police officers and torch vehicles. 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. and newsnight, we will bring you the full story of the firefighters taking out the flames of grenfell tower. what lessons have been learned? what tower. what lessons have been learned 7 what issues tower. what lessons have been learned? what issues did they encounter? we will have the full details. good evening, and welcome to bbc
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news. it was the most anticipated meeting of the 620 leaders at hamburg, that between president trump and the man accused of trying to rig his election, president putin. after an encounter lasting two hours, the trump team claimed to have secured an agreement from russia not to interfere in the american democratic process. the russians claimed they had denied any such interference and donald trump had accepted that. the us secretary of state said there had been a "very clear positive chemistry between the two men." 0ur north america editor, jon sopel, reports from hamburg. it is hard to overstate the significance of this meeting. this handshake. two man with nuclear arsenals who could blow the world to pieces. self—proclaimed tough guys who like to win. the day was their first face—to—face meeting. the
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epitome of restraint and respect. thank you very muchit. president putin and i have been discussing various things and i think it is going very well. we will have a talk now. for his part, vladimir putin saidi now. for his part, vladimir putin said i am delighted to be able to meet you personally, mr president, andi meet you personally, mr president, and i hope, as you have said, the meeting will bring positive results. the meeting went on for nearly two hours longer than scheduled. they only just hours longer than scheduled. they onlyjust made it in time for the concert tonight. they discussed ukraine and syria, where it is said they agreed on much. president trump brought up russian interference in the american elections. president putin denied this and gave the assurance it was accepted by donald
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trump. sergey lavrov, the foreign minister, said president trump said he heard clear statements from president putin the allegations of meddling are not true and the russians did not intervene and he accepted that. besides translators, the only other person at the meeting was us secretary of state, rex tillerson. off—camera after the talks, he said they went well. the two leaders, i would say, connected very well. there was a very clear and positive chemistry between the two. a lot of things in the past both of us are unhappy about. but i think... and one of the reasons it took a long time is because once they met and got acquainted with one another fairly they met and got acquainted with one anotherfairly quickly, they met and got acquainted with one another fairly quickly, there was so much to talk about. earlier, there was the family photo. president trump in the strange position of not being centrestage. forget any
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headline of a president being marginalised, there was no shortage of leaders wanting to bend his ear, two big topics, trade and climate change. i was clear to president trump how disappointed the uk was the united states decided to pull out of the paris agreement. i was clear i hope they find their way back into it. that is important. i believe it is possible. we are not renegotiating the paris agreement. that will stay. i want to see the united states looking for a way to join in. the 20 leaders had dinner together. the 620 has almost become a sideshow next to the main event, the meeting between the president of russia and the president of the united states of america. jon sopel, hamburg. protests outside the 620 meeting in hamburg have continued unabated for the second night running. at least 160 police officers are reported injured,
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reinforcements have been drafted in and cars and lorries have been torched. jenny hill reports. a city centre which is now a battleground. for 2a hours, violence, chaos, very, at donald trump, at the inequality, at the establishment —— fury. even the police here admit they do not have the resources to cope with this. not farfrom the resources to cope with this. not far from where we took these pictures, there was an officer firing a warning shot at protesters. protesters have been playing a game of cat and mouse with police. clashes like this have been breaking out all over the city all day. it has been an unprecedented 2a hours of violence in this city. hamburg is in lockdown. city stations have been deserted. everyone is suspect.
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tonight, the clashes, the riots, the violence continues. angela merkel chose liberal hamburg, the gateway to the world, for this summit. it's a decision she may be regretting. jenny hill, bbc news, hamburg. great ormond street hospital has applied for a fresh court hearing to assess new evidence about possible treatment for charlie 6ard. the courts had ruled that ii—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 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 6ard's parents have campaigned to
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keep him alive. four court judgements backed his doctors who wa nted judgements backed his doctors who wanted to switch off is —— is ventilator to end his suffering. we are ventilator to end his suffering. we a re devoted to ventilator to end his suffering. we are devoted to him and we are suffering. he is not in pain and suffering. he is not in pain and suffering. i promise everyone i will not watch him suffer, i could not do it. the reality is that charlie is terminally ill. he cannot move, see, crier, swallow. he has serious rain damage and doctors say nothing can help him. his parents refused to accept that. they have raised £i.3 million for experimental treatment in the light —— united states. doctors say it is futile. seven experts from rome, new york, cambridge, and barcelona, have intervened. in a letter to great 0rmond
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intervened. in a letter to great ormond street hospital, they say this. i don't understand it. euthanasia is illegal, suicide is illegal, how was this legal? ijust wa nt illegal, how was this legal? ijust want a few months to know if this is going to work. there is potential for him to be a completely normal boy. we don't know. you don't know until you try. boy. we don't know. you don't know untilyou try. it is boy. we don't know. you don't know until you try. it is significant the letter ca me until you try. it is significant the letter came from a hospital owned by the vatican. the pope already offered to transfer him to rome. president trump said he would be delighted to help the family. legally, there is nothing preventing 6reat legally, there is nothing preventing great ormond street hospital from withdrawing life support from charlie. that has been the case in the last 11 days since the european court of human rights, like all uk
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courts, rejected the arguments of the parents. interventions by donald trump, the pope, and now this letter claiming you evidence, lead to doctors saying they don't feel they can proceed at present. —— new. he has a red disorder of the mitochondria. it is progressive and has devastating consequences. serious mutation like this has a poor outcome. mitochondria give the energy for every cell in the body. the heart, brain, they become blind, they have no muscle tone. it ma nifests they have no muscle tone. it manifests very early in the outcome is death. great ormond street hospital's position has not changed. but it is now asking the high court to assess the new evidence and make the final decision about charlie's future. fergus walsh, bbc news. police have arrested a man in connection with the manchester arena bombing. the 19—year—old was detained
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at liverpool'sjohn lennon airport on suspicion of terror offences. he's the 23rd person to be held in the investigation into the attack back in may which killed 22 people. meanwhile, a property in the fallowfield area of manchester is being searched. 0ur correspondent, 6raham liver, sent us this update. iam i am sorry, we do not have that report from 6raham liver. officials on the inquiry into the 6renfell tower fire say they hope to hold the first public hearings in september. they have also revealed that the chairman, sir martin moore—bick, isn't "minded" to extend the consultation period about the inquiry‘s terms of reference despite pressure from some residents. our home affairs correspondent, tom symonds, reports. in court, thejudge is the boss, but not here. if i can't satisfy you because you have some preconception about me as a person, that's up to you. this closed meeting was the second time sir martin moore—bick had met the people at the centre
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of the tragedy he's been asked to explain. i give you my word, i will look into this matter to the very best of my ability and find the facts as i see them on the evidence. it was a meeting with tense moments. but you don't respect me because you say the government has appointed me to do a hatchetjob. not a hatchetjob. you're going to do a taylor report, like for hillsborough, which was very technical but did not deal with the wider issues and it took 30 years for people to be arrested. this is why it is so important to get the terms of reference right and for you to tell me what you think it should cover. we did and then you dismissed them on tv. i did not. i think you've misremembered what i said. i will find the clip. the clip, a television interview last week. sir martin was asked if he would consider wider social issues while investigating the causes of the fire. i can fully understand why they would want that. whether my inquiry is the right way in which to achieve that,
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i'm more doubtful. some have demanded more time to respond to the consultation on the inquiry‘s remit. sources say the judge is not minded to change the date that will end, currently the 14th ofjuly. the prime minister will have the final decision, it is hoped, by the 20th ofjuly. there are people in this area who say that this judge is not the man for the job but there are also people who are starting to say he should now be allowed to get on with the job. the truth is, this community does not speak with one voice. everybody‘s at different places, so, like, you get some people feel this way, some people feel that way because everyone is handling the trauma and the stress differently. time is needed but time is also of the essence. sir martin's legal pedigree is not in doubt but can this cambridge—educated judge take a community with him? it's a question that
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has been asked before. after the murder of stephen lawrence, the government appointed sir william macpherson, an establishment figure, to investigate racism in the police. he produced a biting report. can sir martin do the same? there's a lot of anger there because people have been denied their rights by the people in the establishment. they see it as the root, the secret of the problem. and he obviously is an establishment figure. 0n the other hand, it does not exclude him from being able to listen and hear. 17 years later, the 6renfell inquiry is expected to begin hearing evidence in september. tom symonds, bbc news. a six—year—old boy who captured hearts the world over as he endured gruelling treatment for cancer has died. bradley lowery struck up a particularly close friendship with his hero england forward, jermain defoe, who said bradley would be in his heart for the rest of his life. danny savage reports. bradley lowery achieved a great deal in his short life.
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often at his side in those special moments was sunderland striker jermain 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 wasjust, 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
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affects young children. please sponsor me. get me better. 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 it's 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. he has a fantastic personality. everyone loves 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.


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