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on ecg. now on the scan. they put me on ecg. now on the mend, the couple have agreed to tone down their wedding day performance. just want to go over this first. down their wedding day performance. just want to go over this firstm will be a smooch, i think. traditional slow one. safer. nick, let's talk about the weather, will that be sedate? al start with something quite extreme, summer heat in spain. yesterday the temperature reached 47.3 celsius, that is provisionally spain's highest tablatu re 47.3 celsius, that is provisionally spain's highest tablature on record. it isa spain's highest tablature on record. it is a little bit cooler in spain over the next couple of days, not by much. here, though, the best we are getting is around 22, most of us just high teens and close to 20s. we've had some showers mind you
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today, in north west england and eastern scotland. a lot of them are fading to leave a fair amount of cloud. but from northern ireland and later western scotland, we will see bricks of rain coming back in, and these are your temperatures, high teens and low 20s. heading out this evening, some rain moving through scotland, some into northern england by the end the night. with all that cloud around, temperatures are —— are not going down too far. that ta kes are not going down too far. that takes us on to the weekend. saturday morning not very inviting, a lot of cloud around and some bricks of rain pushing east. and into the afternoon many southern and eastern parts of the uk staying dry. but still for northern and western scotland, northern ireland, west facing hills, some outbreaks of rain. but it is a
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warmer, more humid feeling day. on saturday evening rain moving out of scotla nd saturday evening rain moving out of scotland and northern ireland, and into northern england. for wimbledon it is looking find this afternoon, there could be a few spots of rain at lunchtime. and on sunday, the threat, rather than the guarantee of a shower. because threat, rather than the guarantee of a shower. because we threat, rather than the guarantee of a shower. because we have a weak weather front moving southwards across england and wales, so there could be a passing shower. but on sunday, for northern england, scotla nd sunday, for northern england, scotland and northern ireland it is a brighter, fresh date with some sunny spells, but again a weak weather front for east anglia, the midlands, and it can't be rolled out, the rain at silverstone. and if you are a weekend work but you have got monday and tuesday off, high building in, and there is a lot of fine and warm weather to come by the end of tuesday. there could be a lot of thundery showers coming our way.
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a reminder of our main story this lunchtime... a teenager's arrested in connection with a series of acid attacks on people in london last night in the space ofjust 90 minutes. that's all from the bbc news at one, so it's goodbye from me — and on bbc one we nowjoin the bbc‘s news teams where you are. have a good afternoon. ifa now the latest from the bbc sports centre. it's men's semifinal day at wimbledon, and roger federer is up against tomas berdych as he bids for a record eighth singles title. our reporter hugh wozencroft is at the all—england club and can bring us up to date where the day's play is already under way. yes, indeed it is. the first men's semifinal out on centre court already underway. sam querrey, the
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man who beat andy murray, taking on marin cilic, the seven seat. it is going as you would expect. 4—4. both matches five sets, including a 5.5 hour marathon back in 2012. when that match concludes roger federer will be out on centre court. he is looking for a record eighth men's singles title. he will be playing tomas berdych, the cheque. roger federer the firm favourite but remember he was beaten by tomas berdych in 2010 when the czech player reached the final. that could bea player reached the final. that could be a very close contest. andy murray and johanna konta both out, but there's still british interest with alfie hewett. he is already on court today. he is already on court todaym he is already on court today. it was not a great start to the wheelchair singles yesterday but alfie hewett
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is playing gustavo fernandez of argentina. he started well, taking the first set 6—4. one game up in the first set 6—4. one game up in the second. lucy shuker and jordanne whiley in a wheelchair doubles later. and heather watson and her partner henry playing as well, and jamie murray and martina hingis are in the mixed doubles semifinal. no johanna konta and andy murray, but still plenty for the british fancy at the all—england club to cheer. —— fa ns at the all—england club to cheer. —— fans at the all—england club. james anderson has taken his 300th wicket in england on the opening day of the second test against south africa at trent bridge. the visitors won the toss and chose to bat and it was tough going for england's bowlers. there was some swing in the pitch in the overcast conditions, but despite the wicket of dean elgar by anderson,
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south africa had the better of the morning session. at lunch they were 56—1. england lead the four— match series 1—0. the long term future of the british grand prix at silverstone may be uncertain but the build—up to this year's race is already underway. second practice has begun, but earlier the mercedes pair of valtteri bottas and lewis hamilton were the quickest in first practice. ferrari driver and world championship leader sebastian vettel struggled to stay with the pace. he spun off midway through the session. there wasn't any damage to his car though. vettel leads the drivers‘ championship by 20 points. the draw‘s been made for the europa league third qualifying round involving both everton and aberdeen. everton will face either ruzomberok from slovakia or the norwegian side brann at goodison park in the first leg. ronald koeman‘s side were the only english team in the draw after manchester united secured their place in the champions league by winning the europa league final. scottish premiership side aberdeen
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will meet either apollon limassol of cyprus or moldovan team zaria balti, if they get through their second round tie, playing at home in the first leg. the football association has charged the former sutton united goalkeeper wayne shaw with breaching betting rules after he ate a pie during the fa cup defeat to arsenal. shaw resigned after being captured on camera eating the pie during the match in february. it later emerged he had been offered odds by a bookmaker to do so. he's been charged with intentionally influencing a football betting market, and improper conduct. he has until six o'clock next friday to respond to the charges. that's all sport for now. i'll have more in the next hour. two israeli police police officers who were injured in a shooting injerusalem — have died in hospital. the shooting took place in the old city near the sacred site known to muslims as al—aqsa mosque
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and to dues as temple mount. three attackers were shot and killed by police. they were arab israeli citizens from the town of umm al fahm. a short time ago our middle east correspondent tom bateman gave us this update. they said these three men did not have a security background. they will not learn to domestic security agencies. what we know so far is that these three men attacked the officers, as they approached the gates of the compound that you mentioned, the most revered side in jerusalem, holy to both faiths and therefore is truly sensitive. police say they were armed with automatic weapons. they opened fire at police officers, fatally wounding two of them. there was an exchange of fire and some mobile phone footage showing one of the men being chased across the compound. and the three attackers were then killed. after this event, the police closed the
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compound, closed the side, saying that it would not be open to friday prayers, which are normally attended by thousands of muslims at the al—aqsa mosque. the grand mufti said that no force on earth would prevent people attending prayers there, so it has led to some growing tension. ina rare it has led to some growing tension. in a rare move, the palestinian president mahmoud abbas has made a telephone call to the israeli president benjamin netanyahu, in which he has condemned the attack. tomorrow sees the anniversary of turkey's failed coup, when mutinous soldiers attacked government buildings in an attempt to seize control. the turkish government is celebrating the defeat of the coup as a victory for democracy but tens of thousands of people have been dismissed from theirjobs. our turkey correspondent mark lowen reports. the nightmare was as forces try to
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ta ke the nightmare was as forces try to take the bosporus bridge. a tank approached. he lay in its path, between his tracks. are curiously he got up unhurt. then a second. you try to stop it again but did one over his arm. today he bears the scars of the coup. i came here for the sake of god, to gain his blessing. i am the sake of god, to gain his blessing. iam not the sake of god, to gain his blessing. i am not a the sake of god, to gain his blessing. iam not a hero. to the sake of god, to gain his blessing. i am not a hero. to be a hero i would have had to stop the tanks. i wish that the coup had never happened. on 15th july, rogue soldiers bombed government buildings and seized rose. more than 260 people were killed. the coup attempt failed. the coup soon became the purge, with over 50,000 arrested, accused of ties to the alleged plot.
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president erdogan called it a gift from god, to cleanse the virus of his followers. critics say that all dissent has been crushed. the government hit back that the real crime was the coup itself, not what came afterwards. the turkish rule of law and the turkish future, from a power hungry criminal network, 140,000 people have been dismissed 01’ 140,000 people have been dismissed or suspended. there is now a commission to look at all those cases. you will see when this episode is over that turkish democracy is functioning. the turkish tradition has been functioning. followers were in every corner of society. the purge went wide, tuwai, many believe. some have simply disappeared. this woman's husband thought at the university
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linked to gulem. eyewitnesses said that masked men bundled him into a car on his way home and he has not been seen since. translation: i pray that he is alive. if they want to prosecute him do it legally, not by abduction. i do it legally, not by abduction. i do not believe that he backed the coup. i cannot raise our children without their father. others are fighting back against dismissals. protests in support of two academics on hunger strike for four man's calling for theirjobs back. alongside, the human rights moneymen is now sealed off, a bleak metaphor for turkey's plight. the wife of one is herself on hunger strike in solidarity. this, in a country hoping tojoin the eu. translation: one day your name is on the list and you are struck off, your life is turned upside down. you are killed off by the system. i cannot think of the alternative. are killed off by the system. i
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cannot think of the alternative! mortar lies for generations to come as turkey's rebirth, it is being celebrated as the legend of the 15th ofjuly. but for others it is a painful chapter that is still being written. it has been called the world's most deadly migration route. the sea crossing from libya to europe has claimed more than 2,000 lives so far this year — as desperate men women and children crowd onto small boats in the hope of reaching europe. they're put there by people smugglers, who exploit them for huge sums. charities and governments are also on the mediterranean. but although they say they are trying to achieve the same thing — as bbc arabic‘s rami ruhayem discovered — they are using very different tactics. the search and rescue charity hands
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of life jackets. just behind them three men on a speedboat approach. they want to take the engine from the migrants' they want to take the engine from the migra nts' boat. they want to take the engine from the migrants' boat. we are on a ship run by doctors without borders. their mission is to save lives on one of the deadliest migration routes in the world. on this day, they pulled out nearly 1000 migrants from six boats. the smugglers are often close by. the rescue is barely halfway through but we can see just a few metres away, this white speedboat, probably the smugglers, waiting until the boat is empty so that they can tow it back to libya to use again. it is highly possible but again we have no idea. we are humanitarians, we are not police. it
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is the same as when we find kalashnikov on the battlefield, we are not disarming the kalashnikov, we arejust there, are not disarming the kalashnikov, we are just there, to save lives. as more migrant boats arrived, the italian coast guard showed up in force. throughout the day the italian coast guard has been moving around, trying to set fire to as many of these smugglers' boat as possible, both rubber boats and wooden boats. they say this is the most important thing to do on the central mediterranean, to disrupt the business model of the smugglers, and this is how they do it. but this strategy is now under attack last week a report by amnesty international and this week a report from the house of lords both said that the smugglers have adapted their tactics by using boats in poorer condition and putting more people on them. but it is the migrants who are paying with their lives. those who made it known that
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they are lucky. this year alone more than 2100 people have drowned off the coast of libya. i took the risk because i knew that it was 50—50, either you survival you die. i came aboard andi either you survival you die. i came aboard and i believe that god would see me through. soon, they will all disembark in italy. but the tide in italy is turning against them. other eu countries have rejected repeated italian government pleas to open their ports to the rescue ships. for now, european governments remain focused on trying to seal off the central mediterranean route. we will have a summary of the business news in a minute. first, the headlines. calls for tighter restrictions on the sale of of acid
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after five people are attacked in east london within the space of 90 minutes. a former tv producer who tried three times to hire a hit man to kill his partner is jailed for 17 years. thousands gather to pay tribute to six—year—old sunderland fan bradley lowery, who died of cancer on friday. the business news now. visa has said it is considering offering incentives to uk businesses to go cashless, after introducing a similar scheme in the us. the payments company is selecting 50 small companies in the us to receive $10,000 if they only use cards. the companies have to bid by explaining how going cashless would affect them, their staff and customers. however, the idea has been criticised by consumer groups, who say cash is still vital for many people. train operators handle passenger complaints and delays almost as badly as they did a decade ago, according to research from consumer group which?.
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it also found punctuality levels on britain's railways were at their worst level in ten years. the group said a rail ombudsman is needed quickly to better handle disputes. but industry body the rail delivery group claimed complaints were falling. the british airline, easyjet, is setting up a new company in austria to protect its european business after britain leaves the eu. the new airline, easyjet europe, will be based in vienna. the company revealed that earlier this year it had applied for a new air operator's certificate in austria. if approved, the licence would allow easyjet to continue flying within and between eu states after brexit, regardless of the outcome of negotiations. we are all fed up with the railways, it seems. this might not be news to many people, but the consumer group, which? said that passenger satisfaction at how delays are dealt
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with stands at 35%. just 46% of people are happy with the way that complaints are managed. this co m pa res complaints are managed. this compares with 32% and 42% one decade ago. so it is an improvement but a pretty small one. bearing in mind that rail fares are up 9% above inflation. pete murray is the campaigns director of which?. what is going wrong? why aren't railways listening to the complaints? these are truly shocking results. there has been no meaningful improvement in passenger satisfaction over the last decade for the way that train companies handle delays and manage complaints. it is no surprise that, asa complaints. it is no surprise that, as a result, less than half of people think they are getting value for money from their train services. much more now needs to be done to ensure that things improve for long—suffering passengers. ensure that things improve for long-suffering passengers. in defence of the rail companies, rail passenger journeys have
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defence of the rail companies, rail passengerjourneys have gone up from 1 billion a year to 1.69, almost 1.7 billion. that is a huge increase. they are managing to cope as well as they coped ten years ago with a third more people. behind the statistics there are millions of passenger stories of people struggling with train services on a daily basis. which? has heard from thousands of people who are struggling with lots of things in their daily life, struggling to hold downjobs, picking their daily life, struggling to hold down jobs, picking up their daily life, struggling to hold downjobs, picking up their children from school nursery, because of delays, because of overcrowding on the railways. that's why we at which? have collected a dossier of the stories and we are handing them to the government, because we want them to deliver on their manifesto commitments and make a much—needed improvements for passengers. have your figures improvements for passengers. have yourfigures been improvements for passengers. have your figures been skewed improvements for passengers. have yourfigures been skewed by improvements for passengers. have your figures been skewed by one or two particularly bad offenders, i am talking of course about southern rail. we have seen a year of problems on southern rail but they
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are not the only train company that has struggled in last year. our satisfaction survey shows that many of the commuter train services have been struggling and that there are passengers right across the railways who are frustrated. that is why we now need to see the government delivering its commitment to introduce a rail ombudsman that will uphold complaints for those people who have problems with their train services. but we also need a rail regulator that is given property, so that it can take action against companies like southern rail when they are letting passengers down. wouldn't the olbison be a clumsy way of doing it? they can take ages to settle complaints. if there are as many complaints as you say, it could get very bogged down. we have ombudsman in financial services and energy and telecoms. it is a useful way to ensure that you have an independent arbiter who can hear what the passenger is saying, what the train company is saying, and who can resolve complaints. we simply don't have that on the railways, we haveit don't have that on the railways, we have it on every other major market,
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and it is something that we desperately need. thank you. the sale of government shares in royal bank of scotland in 2015 was "value for money", despite landing the taxpayer with losses of nearly £2 billion, according to the public spending watchdog. the report by the national audit office revealed the off—loading of a 5.4% stake revealed overall losses on the sale reached £1.9 billion, significantly higher than previously thought due to transactional costs which weren't first included. a racist aianb host has been fined $5,000 by authorities in california after she discriminated against an asian—american guest. tami barker cancelled dyne suh's booking, telling her in a message: "one word says it all. asian." the fine was imposed due to a new agreement between aianb and california's department of fair employment and housing. olives could be at the centre of a new trade war. us commerce secretary wilbur ross says he's looking at complaints filed by two us olive—producing firms who allege that they're being unfairly undercut
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by spanish exporters. they say spanish olives coming on to the market should be priced up to 223% higher. but lovers of that quintessential us cocktail, the dry martini, can take heart. the investigation specifically excludes those speciality olives — without which no such drink is complete. let's check in with the financial markets. they are pretty mixed. the pound is about1.3 against they are pretty mixed. the pound is about 1.3 against the dollar. quite strong at the moment, recovering the losses of the last few weeks. round about1.3. losses of the last few weeks. round about 1.3. that is all the business news. now, the proms return for their 123rd season with eight weeks of classical music from some of the world's most renowned musicians. tim muffett has been given exclusive, behind the scenes, access to the royal albert hall. they play the sailor's hornpipe.
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this is one of the many performances that will take place in the proms this year. the 123rd from season is coming up, and i am joined by one of the presenters katy derham. this is the most difficult questions to answer. you listen to these young musicians. they will be playing places like this, this is the first of 90 concerts we have coming up with the best classical musicians in the world. we have got jazz, world music, jools holland, sir simon rattle, lots of household names, something for everybody. the thing i want to get across to everyone is that the proms is not just an exclusive domain at all. it is really inclusive. anyone can come along to this amazing venue on the night and get standing tickets, pay a few quid, and see what there is.
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there is all kinds of different music. film music, dance music, you name it. it is notjust this venue. proms have been held at the albert hall since 1941. they began elsewhere back in 1895. this year, there are other unusual venues, like hull. we have been taking the proms out on the road for the past two years. we're going to hull, city of culture, and the dockside, there. a good place to play. handel's water music! thank you very much. that was absolutely beautiful. we will be playing at a car park in peckham, at southwark cathedral, different venues to get the message across that it is music that everyone can enjoy, in different parts of the country, different parts of the city, and just get involved. thank you very much indeed. it all began in 1895. it cost one shilling to come along and listen to classical music and the idea was to bring music
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to the people and that is still very much the message. it begins today. for eight weeks, it will be taking place, the world's largest classical music festival. the weather with nick miller. we have news of extreme heat across europe. in montoro in spain the temperature reached 47.3 celsius, provisionally the highest temperature ever recorded in spain. extreme heat in the south of europe. but to the north, we have temperatures close to average for the time of year. the highest in the uk today around 22 celsius. there is a bit of sunshine to be had. quite a lot of cloudy weather watchers
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pictures coming in, as well, though. we got some from trent bridge, and the cricket, and some from the eastern parts of englund. mostly driver some breaks in the cloud. in northern ireland, cloud increasing with rain spreading from there into western parts of scotland. temperatures average for the time of year. tonight, for northern ireland, scotla nd year. tonight, for northern ireland, scotland and northern england, cloud and outbreaks of rain. some of that reaching western wales. elsewhere, increasing cloud, so temperatures not falling far. getting steadily warmer over the past few nights and the mid to low teens tonight. not an inviting start to the weekend. lots of cloud, outbreaks of rain pushing east. not much in southern england but there will be some spots around at times. southern and eastern parts becoming mainly dry. it is warm and humid summer but still for northern ireland western scotland into northern ireland, some of the west hills of wales and north—west
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england, some rain into the afternoon. tomorrow evening, that pushes south into northern england from scotland and northern ireland. for wimbledon, we are fine this afternoon. that could be a spot of rain around lunchtime tomorrow. then on sunday, lots of cloud around. quite warm. a shower or sport of rain cannot be ruled out from this week whether font that is edging its way southwards. on sunday for scotland, northern ireland and northern england, breezy, fresher and drier, but along that week whether font there will be jealous for the south. —— there will be showers for the cell. we cannot rule out rain for the british grand prix at silverstone, but the emphasis is on lots of dry weather this weekend. wherever you are, you will find a forecast online. if you're working the weekend and you have got monday and tuesday off, we have high pressure next week, so it is looking
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good. this is bbc news. the headlines at 2pm... police investigate after a series of acid attacks in east london — five people are targeted injust 90 minutes. one teenager's been arrested. the hearing into the case of baby charlie gard continues today. yesterday, an american doctor said a trial therapy could give him a chance of improvement. the parents feel unable to speak to the police and media at the moment but we are hoping for positive outcome any court and for little charlie. "nothing will ever separate us" — at the end of donald trump's trip to france, president macron says his visit is a sign of friendship across the ages. and in the next hour it's the eye in the sky at a fraction of the price. two police forces become the first in the uk to a launch
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