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not quite the same dilemmas as in italy, sarah? yes, mixed fortunes across europe. it's really drive —— dry there but there are storms in germany at the moment. today will be the best day of the week if you like the best day of the week if you like the warm and sunny weather. it was the warm and sunny weather. it was the view taken by one of our weather watchers in wiltshire. warming up quite nicely, particularly across many western parts of the country. through the afternoon most of us staying dry and there will be spells of sunshine, even towards the east where we have more cloud. the cloud is then today so allowing more sunshine and temperatures a few degrees warmer than yesterday. across the country this afternoon we could see the odd shower cropping up across parts of south wales towards devon and dorset, looking drive over the south—east of england and east
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anglia. dry too across parts of northern england and northern ireland with spells of sunshine around. northern and eastern scotla nd around. northern and eastern scotland keep a bit more cloud and the odd shower as we had through the course of the afternoon. most of those showers will fade away this evening. some late sunshine but then overnight our attention turns to the west where this band of rain roles in from the atlantic so it will be a wet and windy start to wednesday morning across northern ireland and western parts of england, wales and south—west scotland too. this weather front will move gradually from west to east with quite close isobars meaning it will be a blustery day on wednesday. initially the wet weather in the west will arrive towards the south—east in the middle part of the day, followed by drier weather with sunshine from the west later but that spell of blustery, damp weather working its way across all of the country. and
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temperatures nothing great, feeling cooler where you have the breeze. but not a complete wash—out, that area of rain clears away as we move into thursday, but low—pressure staying close by sitting to the north—west of the uk. with the wind is rotating around that pressure, another blustery day on thursday with a mixture of sunshine and scattered showers for most places. a similar sort of day into friday as well, again quite breezy with a mix of sunshine and showers. low— pressure of sunshine and showers. low—pressure still in charge and not particularly warm, at best around i7-21d. the particularly warm, at best around i7—2id. the week ahead will not be a wash—out but there will be spells of rain at times or showers too and temperatures for the time of year not doing all that well. you are still smiling but onlyjust! a reminder of our main story this lunchtime... house—builders could be banned from
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selling new homes as leasehold in england after it's emerged some developers have been selling the leaseholds on leading to extra gusts for homeowners. 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. we start in budapest and more good news for adam peaty. he said he was not really up at this morning but it did not stop him breaking another world record today. he retained his title yesterday and then took more than three tenths of one second from his 50 metres record this morning. he said he could break the record again this evening in the semifinal
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with a time even closer to 25 seconds. hopefully i can build on tonight and build again tomorrow. it was a fantastic world record. sometimes being relaxed, especially with breast stroke is important. as soon as you want to go fast you go slower. that is nine, ten years of experience and it is great to enjoy it and give the crowd and early wake—up. sharron davies with the questions. greg rutherford has withdrawn from next week's world championships in london because of an ankle injury. he cannot defend the title he won in 2015 in a british athletic statement, he said he was so devastated he would not be competing in front of the best fans in the world in the stadium that changed his life. he said he would focus on becoming a three—time european champion next year. another absentee is the sprinter, richard kilty.
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he was expected to compete in the four by 100 m relay. he has broken a finger on his changeover hand. british athletics have added five new names to the team for the championships next week, shara proctor and jasmine sawyers are included, lenny waite has been selected for the 3000 metres steeplechase and mark scott in the 5000 metres and jess turner in the 400 metres hurdles. england's anya shru bsole england's anya shrubsole is at a career best position in the one—day rankings after a match—winning 6—46 in the world cup final against india at lord's. she took 12 wickets in the tournament. sarah taylor is at number 12 the tournament. sarah taylor is at numberi2 in the the tournament. sarah taylor is at number 12 in the batting ratings. chelsea have sent kennedy home from their preseason tour after the brazilian social media comments before a match in china. the club has sincerely apologised after fans accused the player of racism over
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comments he made on social media before the preseason win over arsenal. he was booed by fans at the game and later apologised. he has returned to the uk. chelsea are up against it against a bayern munich in singapore. they went behind after six minutes. after this goal. the german league champions went 3—0 ahead after a double from thomas muller. marcus alonso has pulled one back just thomas muller. marcus alonso has pulled one backjust before half—time. the germans leading 3—1 at the interval. romelu lukaku said he would like to keep improving after his divine million pounds move from everton to manchester united earlier this month. he has teamed up with his former manager, jose mourinho. he has dismissed comparisons with didier drogba, another striker hugo jose mourinho so another striker hugo jose mourinho so much success another striker hugo jose mourinho so much success at another striker hugo jose mourinho so much success at stamford bridge. iam so much success at stamford bridge. i am different. he is a player that
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has the ball and runs in behind. that is something we are different at. we might have similarities on the physical, but i think we are totally different players. i am romelu lu ka ku at totally different players. i am romelu lukaku at the end of the day andi romelu lukaku at the end of the day and i want to create my own history. that is all the sport for now. more about all those stories on the bbc website. you can keep up—to—date with that chelsea match in singapore. i am with that chelsea match in singapore. iam back with that chelsea match in singapore. i am back with more in the next hour. studio: thank you, we will see you soon. let's get more on those official figures which show the number of nhs vacancies in england rose by almost 8,000 between january and march, compared with the same period last year. a total of 86,000 posts were vacant over the three months. of these, more than 11,000 nurse and midwife posts remained vacant, which accounts for the highest proportion of shortages. let's discuss those figures and what
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they mean with janet davies, from they mean with janet davies, from the royal college of nursing. good afternoon. what do you make of these figures overall, first? we are not surprised at all. the figures sort of match what we have been saying for some time. and certainly the figures we had at the beginning of may is we believed there were 40,000 nursing vacancies in england alone. so probably not far off. what is behind it? what do you feel is the reason? a number of reasons. nurses are leaving. we saw that in the regulator recently that nurses, not just those retiring, but mature and experienced valuable nurses are choosing to leave, either leave the nhs, leave the country or even more worryingly, leave the profession. it is not they do not love nursing. they love theirjob. is not they do not love nursing. they love their job. what is not they do not love nursing. they love theirjob. what they do not love is working for the nhs at
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the moment. because of pressures? for what reason? what do they say to you? they don't feel valued. they say they feel totally undervalued for the work they do. one of those very important things is they have not had a pay rise in about ten yea rs. not had a pay rise in about ten years. they are really feeling the pinch. many nurses are working two jobs. 0ne pinch. many nurses are working two jobs. one is a nurse and one is doing something else and some are working for a bank or agency to make things meet. that makes it hard to commit. and because of this, it is a bit of a vicious circle. the nhs is very understaffed in many areas. if you are one of those nurses working without enough colleagues, you are not able to give the quality and type of care you know you should do. this is devastating for nurses. they are going home in tears. 0n this is devastating for nurses. they are going home in tears. on top of that they work extra hours to cover that. they are unpaid. not only have they had a pay rise, they are working one or two hours after a 12 hour shift to make sure things are
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done for the patients and paperwork is done and they have handed over to their colleagues. it becomes impossible to work at that kind of level for any length of time. and people make the decision not to stay, sadly. whenjobs people make the decision not to stay, sadly. when jobs are advertised, are you seeing the number of applicants that you once did, orare we number of applicants that you once did, or are we looking at variations here, as well? we are hearing from the directors of nursing. it is directors of nursing and employers telling us the nurses are not there. it is not only people not applying. there is nobody there to apply in some areas. because we have not trained not nurses for so many yea rs. trained not nurses for so many years. the approach the workforce planning has been we will train the number of people we can afford, not the number of people we actually require to care for the population as we get older and have more health needs. which means we have not got enough people coming into the profession in the first place, as well as those people who are experienced leaving. it is a perfect storm. not enough people coming in
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at more people leaving than joining the profession at the moment. it is a terrible position to be in. the department of health would say there are more front line staff. they have said there are more doctors, more clinical staff now than in 2010. where is the lack here? why are they able to say that and you say what you are telling me? that is true, of course. but that is in 2010. since then we have had the frances report. we know the nhs was very short of nursing staff at that time. we had cqc doing inspections and saying the nhs was holding vacancies, not employing people to balance the books and that had a devastating effect on the quality and outcome of oui’ effect on the quality and outcome of our patients. and what has happened since then is staffing levels have had to be put at a level that is safe for us when we needed. 0f course we have got more than we had
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in 2010. it would be shocking if we did not. but we have not had the numbers are cqc picked up that we needed. —— that the cqc had picked up needed. —— that the cqc had picked up that we needed. thank you. a young man with autism has been paid around £45,000 in damages by a private hospital and the police after the way they treated him. adam nasralla was restrained for 11 hours by nine members of staff at a private hospital in birmingham. he was sometimes so heavily medicated that he could hardly speak or stand. a local authority investigation found there had been series and multiple failings in his care. speaking to the victoria derbyshire programme, adam's mother and father explained how their son was treated. my my son had never been restrained in his life. and he was introduced to restraint and seclusion. it was a facility that did not specialise in autism. and they used restrictive
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practices, which he objected to. the more they restricted him, the more he reacted. and the more he challenged them and the more they restricted and it was a cycle. he went there for 28 days and ended up there for 15 months. when you talk about restraint, what do you mean? basically having a boy like my son, six foot four, being pinned down to the floor by nine or ten people. nine orten the floor by nine or ten people. nine or ten people? and that could la st nine or ten people? and that could last not minutes. that day, if i remember correctly, it lasted 11 hours. that was actually at a different hospital. that was a private hospital in birmingham. 100 miles or so away, we've transferred your son because that place specialised in autistic people. that
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is right. it was a naive belief, but it was our belief that for example his medication would be reduced in this private hospital, because they have the specialism, they have alternative therapy to use, but we have since found out that after he left the hospital, actually his anti—psychotic medication had been travelled. the anti—psychotic medicine they used had the nickname chemical, straitjacket. it has horrible long lasting side—effects. for instance, it severely affected his speech. he has two go like this when he eats now and he drags his leg behind him when he walks. what do you think about the fact they tripled the medication? horrified. i only found out about it afterwards. i was not consulted. it was something i felt strongly about because of the negative impact. i could see the negative impact. i could see the negative impact. i could see the negative impact. i could see his speech dramatically deteriorate. and someone with autism
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already has a communication disorder. for them not to be able to speak and my son had wonderful handwriting, he lost his ability to use his fine motor skills. his communication was actually hindered and not help. lawrence, you referred to the day that your son was arrested. this is when things dramatically escalated. before his arrest, what happened with his autistic diagnosis? they removed it. what does that mean? the psychiatrist in this facility, so—called autism specific facility, said he was not autistic. 0n so—called autism specific facility, said he was not autistic. on that basis, she went, tillthis said he was not autistic. on that basis, she went, till this day, we do not know... we think the reason for that is so he could be arrested by the police and then he would be responsible for his actions. the
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serious case review referred the psychiatrist to the general medical council and we thought we would be consulted by the gmc, give our thoughts, but we found three or four months later that doctor had no case to answer. bearing in mind that doctor had removed somebody else's diagnosis. the parents of... talking to the bbc this morning. in a moment a summary of the business news this hour, but first, the headlines on bbc news... the parents of charlie gard, the terminally ill baby, we'll be back at the high court this afternoon. the number of nhs vacancies in england in the first part of this year has risen to 86,000, up by almost 8000 from last year. the number of fatal police shooting is
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and debts after police pursuit in england and wales have risen. fatal shootings are at the highest in 12 yea rs. good afternoon. i am jamie robertson with the business news. "unfair charges" levied on buyers of new—build houses could be banned in england under a proposed crackdown. the trend for new—build houses being sold as leasehold has accelerated in recent years. because ground rents can double every decade, some home owners have been left struggling to meet bills and in some cases making a property impossible to sell. the government plans are subject to an eight—week consultation and apply only to england. a sharp rise in personal loans could pose a danger to the uk economy, a bank of england official has warned. outstanding car loans, credit card balance transfers and personal loans have increased by 10% over the past year according to the bank's financial stability director alex brazier. in contrast household incomes
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have risen by just 1.5%. he has warned that "household debt — like most things are good in moderation — can be dangerous in excess". inflation now 3.2%, from carrots to cornfla kes. i will inflation now 3.2%, from carrots to cornflakes. i will have a look at this ina cornflakes. i will have a look at this in a moment and explain why. "unfair charges" levied on buyers of new—build houses could be banned in england under a proposed crackdown. leaseholds on new—build houses would be outlawed, while ground rents could be dramatically reduced, under government plans subject to public consultation. joining us now is beth rudolf, director of delivery at the conveyancing association. what is wrong with leaseholds on new—build properties? what is wrong with leaseholds on new-build properties? leaseholds on houses, unless there is a shared amenity, are completely unnecessary.
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the issue arises when there are excessive charges incurred through the lease, resulting in consumer is being unfairly penalised for having a leasehold house. on top of that the lease is often for 99 years. and after 14 years it means they are turned a short lease and would need to be extended and they would have to be extended and they would have to pay a premium to extend or stop that seems wholly unfair. surely when you buy a lease like that it is all written out, isn't it? there is also consumer protection from unfair trading regulations. that says when a buyer, or prospective buyer looks 01’ a buyer, or prospective buyer looks or views at a property online, they should be advised about anything that would affect their decision—making processes. what is happening is we are told they go into the site office of the developer and they are told by the staff, it is leasehold but do not
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worry, that is almost the same as freehold and will not affect you and you can buy the freehold in two yea rs you can buy the freehold in two years anyway. of you can buy the freehold in two years anyway. of course, you can buy the freehold in two years anyway. of course, in the intervening period, the freehold is sold, but not to the owner of the house and in fact the owner of the house and in fact the owner of the house does not even know it has been sold. there is different legislation for flat. with flats you get the right of first refusal to buy the freehold when it comes up for sale. what is happening with houses is they are getting sold on to financial institutions. if you banned all sales of leaseholds, which appears to be being proposed, what would happen to existing leaseholders? would things get better for them? we would hope they would. there is a loophole in the reform act, which means there is no consumer protection at all when it comes to unreasonable fees and unreasonable delay. what we hope is the government will response to consultation from stakeholders and
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close that loophole, so there is a redress scheme and preferably a tariff of fees to make sure of reasonableness and consumer protection. thank you very much indeed for that. grocery prices are no longer accelerating according to research from a world panel. grocery like—for—like inflation was 3.2% in the 12 weeks to 16th ofjuly — the same rate of increase as last month's data. and overall supermarket sales were up by 3.9% over the same 12 months. what does all this mean? let's find out. we arejoined by we are joined by a we arejoined by a retail we are joined by a retail analyst. what do you make of these figures? in the light brexit and the former stirling, that was the inflation impetus a year ago, wasn't it? what since then? consumers probably will not remember that in 2014 we had a
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realdip in not remember that in 2014 we had a real dip in prices we were paying forfood real dip in prices we were paying for food and groceries until the beginning of this year, when we noticed a big increase in items like tea and butter, affecting price inflation in stores. it seems there has been a levelling in the last 12 weeks. and in addition to that i think supermarkets are fighting so ha rd think supermarkets are fighting so hard for market share they are doing all they can to prevent and pass on any inflation prices to consumers. that is indicative of the research we see today. the big four are struggling for slight margin increases, whereas the big discounted stores are seeing a rising growth because of a surge of interest in those brands. can you get any ideal of the —— idea of the one—off figure out of many or are we going to see the figures going down and inflation tailing off or rising? what forces are in the system?” think there is going to be inflation
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again. there is going to be a passing off between what grocery brands pass on and how they sadly have to pass on to consumers against how we shop, as well. one of the interesting things in this survey is another increase in own brand food shopping, which is a challenge for well—known food grocery brands. with that we will see more people buying economic league to try and get an affordable shop every week. i think there will be another increase but i think we are shopping more wisely and using discounted brands moore trois advantage. thank you very much indeed. —— more to our advantage. luxury shoemakerjimmy choo has just been bought by design house michael kors for nearly $1.2 billion. jimmy choo, which is famous for its stilettos worn by celebrities. apparently including nicole kidman and lady gaga. it announced it was putting itself up for sale in april this year. michael kors, which has been struggling recently amid slowing sales, will buy choo for 230p per share.
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profits at alphabet, the parent company of search giant google, have been hit by the record £2 billion fine imposed by the european commission last month. that was for abusing their power by promoting its own shopping comparison service at the top of search results. the profits were more than 40% lower than they would have been without the fine. year—on—year profits fell by almost 30%. alphabet has already said it may challenge the fine. dutch firm akzo nobel, owner of dulux paint, has seen a fall in profits. akzo has been fighting off a takeover approach from us rival ppg industries, and promised to grow profits as part of its rejection strategy. it is telling shareholders it will grow profits organically. profit
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fell 6%, because of weak demand in some markets and higher raw material costs. let's take a look at the markets. the ftse100 is up. euro is still looking pretty strong at 89p. i will be back in one hour with more. studio: thank you very much, jamie. that is the latest business use. more to come before we go to the weather. could this be the world's bestjob question this is a zookeeper in southwest china who has to dress up as a panda to dress up as a panda in order to play with cubs. it's because the animals are due to be released in protective wildlife. the cubs have to learn to live on their own and not rely on humans, so zookeepers pretend to be pandas when they interact with the young animals. seems to be going very well!
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simon mccoy is up next. just saying! some cloudy weather in the east in the last 24 hours. it has been warm and sunnierfurther west. that will be the story this morning. this is pontypridd in wales captured by one weather watcher. in the rest of the day, for most of us it is looking dry and more sunny spells, even across eastern parts of the country compared to yesterday. a fair amount of cloud in east scotland and england. further west you see the lion's share of sunshine. with sunshine a chance of showers cropping up this afternoon across south wales. in the south—east of england and east anglia and the midlands, the cloud is tending to break up with temperatures around 23 degrees,
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largely dry conditions for northern england and northern ireland, with variable cloud. across scotland, most places dry but i think the central and north eastern part of scotland will have more cloud with some showers. into the evening the showers in wales and the south—west die away. dry for a time but in the early hours on wednesday you will notice this area of rain working into the west. sitting across northern ireland, western england, wales and scotland first thing on wednesday. we are all going to see wet and windy weather for a time on wednesday with no pressure moving from the atlantic. spreading these weather fronts from west to east across the country. wet and windy weather pushing its way across england and wales and scotland through the day. northern ireland clearing quickly into sunny spells. a grey and damp sort of day for many of us on wednesday. in the afternoon in the west, a return to sunny spells and some scattered showers. temperatures at about 17—21d and feeling cooler than that in the wind. low pressure still in
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the north—west as we head into wednesday night and on into thursday. another quite blustery day on thursday. windy, particularly in the north—west, with some heavy rain. elsewhere across the country, sunny spells and scattered blustery showers. only around 16—20d. nothing to write home about. a mix of sunshine, scattered showers and heavy rain moving in from the west, setting us up in time for a fairly unsettled weekend ahead. goodbye for now. this is bbc news. the headlines at two: house—builders could be banned from selling new homes as leasehold in england, as increasing annual charges make it impossible for some buyers to sell their homes.
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i would go on the record to say it is completely morally and ethically wrong. iam pretty is completely morally and ethically wrong. i am pretty sure they are aware of this. the number of nhs vacancies in england in the first part of the year has risen to 86,000, up by almost 8,000 from last year. the parents of the terminally ill baby charlie gard are returning to the high court this afternoon. a warning that uk animal welfare standards could be jeopardised by cheaper imports after brexit. also in the next hour, thousands of firefighters are battling forest fires spreading across the south east of france. areas of corsica and saint tropez are among the areas badly hit, as hundreds of homes are evacuated.
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