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this is bbc news, the headlines. mass rallies take place in turkey marking the anniversary of last year's failed military coup. at least 260 people died, it in the coup‘s wake the government has sacked many state employee ease. thousands of people have marched to hong kong to remember liu xiaobo he was buried at sea after a funeral service. he died in hospital while serving a prison sentence for his activism. tony blair has suggested that the european union could be willing to make concessions on the free movement of people to allow the uk to remain in the eu. he says political change in france has opened the way to a compromised ill. spain's garbine muguruza has beat in venus williams in the wimbledon
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final. this is herfirst wimbledon title. coming up next, it is newswatch. hello and welcome to newswatch with meets amira ahmed. wimbledon fans have been glued to television screens this past fortnight, butchered tennis take priority of the news? and would have mail politician be asked if he had shed a tear on election night? we are coming to the end of the wimbledon fortnight, an annual treat the tennis fans. but the source of frustration for authors never mind the many hours of live action on bbc one and bbc two, the tournament has beat it strongly over the past two weeks on breakfast, the news channel and news bulletins. the have the features and the famously long queue for spectators to get into
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wimbledon, the condition of andy murray's. dodgy hip and discussion of the baby his wife is on the way. a number of injuries sustained by the players during matches, the state of the grass on court and of course, the progress of our great british single hopes. all lapped up by like strobe losing cream by a fishy arnos. but not byjosh who wrote... on tuesday night it was not so much a question of tennis beating in the news as instead of the news, specifically some local news bulletins as it came up to six o'clock the british number one woman was battling out on centre court in her quarterfinal and it was decided to keep showing that much on bbc one instead of the scheduled news at six. meanwhile, and bbc two they have abandoned their plan wimbledon
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coverage for unscheduled repeat as rain meant no other matches were being played, confused, john wilson certainly didn't understand the logic e—mailing... another viewer pat brown was also annoyed by this and record this video to explain why. hello newswatch, we have been subscribers to the radio time the many a year. but, come wimbledon fortnight perceptually might as well go out of the window. prime example was on tuesday, when at six o'clock the news was turned over to bbc two, can't wimbledon fans clip that channel? perhaps not. capping it all, no london news whatsoever that
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night. why was that? not very good bbc. the london news was in fact shown that evening later than scheduled, but another part of the uk such as scotland and northern ireland the early evening regional bulletin. altogether. we hope to discuss the reasoning behind this with someone from bbc television but no one was available, instead they gave as the statement. it has been a month now since the fire at grenfell tower in london in
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which at least 80 people died. of wednesday morning there was a report on the impact of the disaster has had on the local community, particularly in children. all the children here have witnessed unimaginable horror, we asked for a show of hands for those who knew someone show of hands for those who knew someone who had died. this is the beginning of the healing progress, but we know that feeling will take years, very long time. having watched that, once you have this to say... and justin pannell contacted us with
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some general thoughts on coverage of the grenfell tower one month on... and another report on the aftermath of g re nfell tower and another report on the aftermath of grenfell tower came from mark easton on wednesday's news at ten. it began like this. a black nail hammered into london's conscience. g re nfell tower hammered into london's conscience. grenfell tower demands your attention. in its shadow the faces of the missing are everywhere. on
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trees and walls and bus shelters, unblinking it is hard to whole of the accuser tory gaze. several reviews posted their responses on twitter. one viewer wrote... and one viewer made the same point on camera. , bbc this is a serious news item, why did i have to have dramatic build—up music more akin to a drama such as silent witness or hollywood movie? this is the bbc is not fox news, it was unnecessary trivialises a serious news item. on wednesday mps debated the abuse
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and intimidation of parliamentary candidate after a cross—party report said the sergeant, racism and bigotry was on the rise. politicians such as diane abbott described the repeated online abuse they had been subjected to. theresa may has ordered an enquiry into the subject. william mcnulty rang me with these thoughts. if you know that the labour prime minister is addressed all alli orjeremy corbyn is addressed, by members of newsnight the media in general is aggressive in their tone against politicians and unfortunately i think this tra nslates and unfortunately i think this translates to members of the public.
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i think the media, certainly the bbc although they alone, have contributed to the levels of abuse that politicians have to put up with today. on wednesday's daily politics the labour mp today. on wednesday's daily politics the labourmp came today. on wednesday's daily politics the labour mp came to discuss the scale of personal abuse directed at politicians. i think it's been getting worse, i don't get that much xxx. it comes overwhelmingly from the right, but it does not matter where it comes from it is unacceptable and anyone who practices that is wrong. i think you had not use abusive language is. and sometimes it is appropriate. ifeel very language is. and sometimes it is appropriate. i feel very strongly. understand but don't use it again. in that live discussed in they were
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unable to bleep out the ten used by the mp which led to this response from mr thomas. i do not want to be sitting here with my grandchildren listening to people come out of disgusting language. there are little children about at this time of the day. another political interview cause more controversy this week, conducted by emma barnett on radio five live she asked the prime minister how she reacted on election night when she saw the exit poll. did you have a cry?|j election night when she saw the exit poll. did you have a cry? i felt, devastated, really. devastated enough to shed a tear? yes, a little tear. at that moment. at that moment yes. that the mission was headlined throughout the day, it is worth
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bearing in mind that interviews like this on a range between the prime minister's offers and the programme, but some viewers felt a line of questioning and the prominence given to it played into gender stereotypes. and julie from reading agreed. finally, back to tennis and the defeats of britain's great hopes andy murray and joke onto. here are the headlines from the news at six on wednesday and thursday. and andy
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murray crashes out of the quarterfinals at wimbledon and finally admit he was injured. and the end of a dream for britain's konta as she crashes out of the wimbledon semifinals. one viewer wanted, —— one viewer wondered... thank you for all your comments this week, if you want to shake your opinions on bbc news and current affairs or appear opinions on bbc news and current affairs orappear in opinions on bbc news and current affairs or appear in the programme follows. . . affairs or appear in the programme follows... —— you can call us... do
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have a look at our website. that is all, we will be back to hear your thoughts about bbc news coverage again next week. goodbye. hello, so far not so good for the weekend whether there is some others brightened up on saturday afternoon, 24 brightened up on saturday afternoon, 2a sources at hereford. most of those stay cloudy and of course there was some wet weather around. use the sun put in highland scotland continued for much of the day. the picture for sunday is a bit clearer, because we have one weather front working its way southwards across the uk to the north of that it is going to be a sunnier picture for scotland. the northern ireland and eventually northern england. quite windy in scotland. the weather ‘s front work south and there will
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be cloudy skies and a few spots of light rain and drizzle. had that, far south and south—east is seeing some sunny far south and south—east is seeing some sunny spells. the kent and sussex temperature may reach into the upper 20s. at wimbledon what's that mean? a few brighter breaks, a warmer day and there is a chance for leigh day shower. at silverstone for the grand prix, final practice was interesting because of the wet weather. and as a work space silverstone on sunday there could be a bit of light rain around with the race. that could make things interesting. the weather front at southwards during sunday evening, could be some in east anglia and south—east england. the web from clips northern scotland. monday, high—pressure building in. still quite breezy in scotland. for many others it will be light winds of high pressure. plenty of sunshine per monday and if this is your config so the temperatures you are
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solely in that. —— if this is your comfort so. midweek will bring up some heat from the south and this area of low pressure starts to introduce some storms. most of those on tuesday will stay dry, warm sunny spells, warmer more humid as well. towards the end of the day in foul and south—west cloud building could see some on the storms breaking out. it may well be there was not a lot of rain associated with them initially, just a lightning showed that head north. then they will merge with the weather system coming from the mid atlantic to create some rain. to the south of that there could be some severe thunderstorms breaking out in places and a lot of rain ina breaking out in places and a lot of rain in a short space of time, lightning, hail, but bat by no means eve ryo ne lightning, hail, but bat by no means everyone will get those. thursday, the system pulls away from the north east of scotland and we are left with the return of an atlantic flow which will though pressure once
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again. although the fresh air will ta ke again. although the fresh air will take awhile to reach east anglia and south east england. most of those in the teams that breeze, sunny spells and one or two showers. friday the weekend had pressured to the south, patiently bridging in specially across southern parts of the uk, keeping low pressure close to the north. a bit breezy at times especially the further north you are and you are then close in low pressure and are more likely to be u nsettled. pressure and are more likely to be unsettled. windier compared with elsewhere. maybe some spells of wet weather at times. closer to high—pressure in the south, maybe some weather systems moving through but we get in comparison. the dryer and warmer weather compared to the rest of the uk. some of those in the low 20s. that is the latest. mass rallies take place in turkey marking the anniversary of last year's failed military coup. turkey's president says the defeat of the plot
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was a victory for democracy — his opponents say he's crushing all dissent. tony blair suggests the uk could win concessions on immigration, to try to keep it within the european union. she wears it well — wimbledon has a new champion in spain's garbine muguruza. and celebrating 25 years of the brit school for performing arts.
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