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this is bbc news. the headlines at 5... on the eve of the conservative party conference, borisjohnson again intervenes in the brexit debate — calling for a strict time limit on any transition deal. ukip's new leader henry bolton addresses his party conference in torquay — attacking theresa may over brexit and immigration. doctors‘ surgeries are being closed, police numbers are being cut and crime is increasing, multi—culturalism is swamping or displacing our own british culture. spanish police step up efforts to stop the elections in catalonia which the government says is illegal. the arch british ship of canterbury
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dashes under the archbishop of canterbury criticises the investigations into jimmy canterbury criticises the investigations intojimmy savile. it would be the first time a volcano in indonesia has erupted for many years. good afternoon and welcome to bbc news. on the eve of the conservative party conference, theresa may is facing renewed pressure over the government's approach to brexit. the foreign secretary, borisjohnson, has intervened again on the issue, calling for a strict time limit on any transition period. pro—brexit campaigners have published their own letter
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to the prime minister demanding she should walk away from talks with the eu if negotiations on trade don't begin by christmas. here's our political correspondent, jonathan blakez. —— chris mason is in manchesterfor us now. —— chris mason is in manchesterfor us now. from the mancunian streets which are being flooded by conservatives, the mood set by their expectation and contemporary reality. that big leap forward and the reality of the crushing reverse inflicted upon them by the electorate. and, for the second weekend this month, the prime minister here encountering her faithful for the first time since that election upstaged by her foreign secretary. we will chew the conference foreign secretary. we will chew the c0 nfe re nce cover foreign secretary. we will chew the conference cover more in a moment. first let's get up to speed with my colleague, jonathan blake. setting the stage for the conservative party's annual
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gathering in manchester. their first conference since the bruising election result in june. but what, or who, will delegates be talking about? borisjohnson has made sure brexit is top of the agenda on day one. in an interview with the sun newspaper, he sets out four conditions for britain's exit from the eu. the transition period after march 2019 should not be a second longer than two years. the uk should not accept any new rulings from brussels during that time. no payment should be made for access to the single market. and there should be no shadowing of the eu after brexit — mimicking eu rules to ensure free trade. in florence last week, the prime minister set out the government's position. the foreign secretary does not contradict what she said, but goes further in parts. ministers insist the government is united. what i want from the brexit talks, and what borisjohnson wants from the brexit talks, and all of us around the cabinet table want, is the best possible deal for britain, that secures our future
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outside the eu and keeps a close relationship with our current european partners. meanwhile, the scottish conservative leader, ruth davidson, has criticised what she calls overoptimism about brexit, which sells people short on the complicated process. theresa may would rather the party's focus was improving the lives of working people. brexit is important but, she claims, firmly under control. at the eu leaders' gathering in tallinn, the prime ministerfound herself on the sidelines. her challenge back home is to make sure she's not overshadowed and remains centrestage. jonathan blake, bbc news. let's back to chris in manchester. how many times can borisjohnson intervene in this way before theresa may has to do something? that is a very good question. i suspect, once
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again, downing street will be irritated by this intervention from borisjohnson. the irritated by this intervention from boris johnson. the fact irritated by this intervention from borisjohnson. the fact is able to do it consistently speaks to the political reality the prime minister finds herself in. what is striking about this latest intervention is not just the about this latest intervention is notjust the remarks about brexit where he went beyond what the prime minister had said in her speech in florence but he meandered once again onto territory way beyond the brief ofa onto territory way beyond the brief of a foreign secretary, talking about student debt for those graduating from university and talking about public sector pay as well. the simple reality at this stage right given the prime minister's precarious political reality, is their israeli she can do that she will be very aware that we re that she will be very aware that were she to fire him, which would be the fate of someone in his role normally, if they were too straight in this kind of way consistently, she would have the citrus, popular and well—known opponent perched behind her on the conservative
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backbenchers. —— a the citrus. that explains why, unless he chooses otherwise commit he will probably stay put. if indeed this is something of a leadership bid by borisjohnson or certainly something of a leadership bid by boris johnson or certainly a something of a leadership bid by borisjohnson or certainly a claim toa borisjohnson or certainly a claim to a future bids, what sort of support does he have in the party and amongst his immediate colleagues? i think in many ways, when you speak to those who support borisjohnson when you speak to those who support boris johnson and value when you speak to those who support borisjohnson and value his contribution to the party, and there are those asjonathan referred to who have the opposing view. they saw his intervention that the treaties, the dissertation, the tome he wrote to the daily telegraph as an attempt to the daily telegraph as an attempt to re—establish himself as a big hitter rather than mount a big assault on the premiership right now put up when you look at the big surveys ,
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put up when you look at the big surveys, his popularity seemed to have waned little over the last year. that said, if you look at some of the more recent ones, and he seems to poll relatively well. but, perhaps not in a way in the past that might immediately have associated with him being the assumed air of the leadership. there area assumed air of the leadership. there are a good number of conservatives who reflect that when the time comes, the prime minister steps down, it could be someone from a younger generation who inherits the crown, rather than someone who, at the moment, might seem like an obvious successor. the conservatives have a track record of picking people who are not the obvious successor. why matter much more talk on this over the next few days in manchester. for the time being, many thanks. unions have accused the government of an empty, cynical gesture, after ministers confirmed the i% pay cap for teachers and other public sector workers in england and wales could be lifted. the treasury said higher salary increases should be
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considered in some schools, especially where there are staff shortages but unions fear they'll have to be paid for out of existing budgets. andy moore reports. what does a good teacher make these days? recruiting enough teachers has become one of the most pressing problems facing schools in england. starting salaries have fallen behind otherjobs after years of low pay rises. here's my magnets, two very powerful ring magnets... now the government has confirmed some teachers might get increases above i%. but that's likely to be in areas where there are skills shortages and there's no indication yet of how those pay rises might be funded. i think head teachers would be pleased to see a pay rise because they have real difficulties recruiting, but they will want to know that it's fully funded, that the government will give them the money they need to pay the teachers. the government said pay discipline was still needed in the public sector but workers needed to have fulfilling jobs that were fairly rewarded. you cannot keep reducing public pay relative to pay in the private sector and still expect to retain
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the teachers and nurses and so on that you need. you're going to be there forever, otherwise, by hand... so, for some teachers there's the prospect of more money. for head teachers with frozen budgets, there's the problem of where that money will come from. andy moore, bbc news. sarah gorton is head of health at unison. this news today is meaningless. until the chancellor makes money available to fund proper pay rises. why is that not possible that that could be announced at a later date? this may be an opening gambit from the government. it may be. we will wait in hope that the chancellor will make funding available. the difficulty is that lots of the pay systems, the nhs work —— the nhs one
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in particular, have flexibility is built into them to allow them to pay extra for shortage professions, particular areas of high costs and employers have not been able to use those flexibility. unless there is more money available, this isjust a meaningless gesture. employers have not been able to use that flexibility because the money is not there? the money is not there. we are ina there? the money is not there. we are in a strange situation. unions are in a strange situation. unions are with want to see more money for their workers. you're being offered more money from your work is that you are not happy. how would you explain that? it would be nice if the letter were clear and gave clarity to all of the teachers, nurses, classroom assistants covered by the letter. and it was clear with them they could expect to get a cost of living pay rise. the letter says nothing that clear. the letter indicates that where there are shortages, money that is available
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for everybody might be targeted at those particular people. so gives no hope to everybody that they might be able to have, for the first time in six, seven years, a cost of living pay rise. what do you think is going on? why publish this letter? there is increasing pressure on the government to act on public sector pgy- government to act on public sector pay. two opinion polls showed overwhelming support for paying above inflation increases and people get it. they understand that if we wa nt to get it. they understand that if we want to have good public services, if we want people with the right skills to teach and support our children and to look after children in our hospitals, that means paying afair in our hospitals, that means paying a fair wage. after six or seven yea rs of pay a fair wage. after six or seven years of pay restraint for most people, they can see the effects of that when they use the services. there is overwhelming public support. people who work in those sectors know the difference it will
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make and it is time that the chancellor really listens. i think there will be increasing pressure as we go into the party conference for the conservatives to clarify and to deliver on the promise that this letter suggests might be coming in the autumn. that was sarah gorton from the union, unison, speaking to me earlier. a 14—year—old boy is in a critical condition after being stabbed near a mosque in the small heath area of birmingham. a 29—year—old has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder. police have not ruled out the attack could be racially motivated. a 21—year—old man has died after being stabbed during a mass brawl in manchester city centre. four men have been arrested in relation to the large fight which spilled out of suburbia nightclub in the early hours of this morning. police have appealed for witnesses to come forward with information. five people have been injured in two linked stabbing incidents in sheffield city centre. police believe the incidents which
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happened in the early hours of the morning are linked. four people have been arrested and are in police custody. pa rt part of sheffield city centre was closed off as crime scene investigators gathered evidence following the stabbing. police have described the two incidents as bytes which they believe to be linked and involve local people. the first one happened at four o'clock this morning the second at yates ‘s bar a few hours later. one person was stabbed and another hit over the head with a bottle. people passing by said they were shocked to learn what had happened hours earlier. desperately sad. too many weapons being used on the streets. i am not sure there is a ready solution as to what can be done. she is only 18. it is scary. it has been freshers week and there are young people around. i
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am really shocked. one of the injured people was in a critical condition this morning but is now said to be stable in hospital after having emergency surgery. two of the four people arrested are being held on suspicion of attempted murder while the other two have been arrested for public order offences. police are urging anyone who saw eitherfight police are urging anyone who saw either fight unfold to contact them. ukip's new leader, henry bolton, has told his party's conference in torquay that british culture is being "pushed aside" by islam and immigration. mr bolton said the effects of immigration on local communities and public services were not being properly managed. across the uk, people see their community is changing. they have little or no voice in a way that those communities are being shaped, the environment they live in and the services that are provided to them. they are rarely consulted and when
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they are it is a matter of procedure rather than care for their opinion. doctors surgeries are being closed, police numbers are being cut and crime is increasing. multiculturalism is swamping or displacing our own british culture. he also attacked the prime minister over her handling of brexit saying any transition period is unacceptable. the prime minister has asked for a transition period of around — "around" — two years. it sounds like concrete, solid planning, doesn't it? borisjohnson, to give him his due, has said he wants that period to last no longer than two years. i say the transition period at all is unacceptable and we must be prepared to get out now. far from strengthening the uk's hand in brexit negotiations, the prime minister's speech in florence gave it away. the message she sent was that the uk does not want to leave the european union in anything but name. the headlines on bbc news:
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on the eve of the conservative party conference, borisjohnson again intervenes in the brexit debate, calling for a strict time limit on any transition deal. as you were hearing, the ukip new leader henry bolton addresses his party conference in torquay, attacking theresa may over brexit. spanish police step up efforts to stop sunday's depend on is referendum in catalonia, which the government in madrid says is illegal. welcome welco m e lets welcome lets have some more on the story now. spanish police have sealed off more than half of the polling stations in catalonia as they step up efforts to stop tomorrow's banned independence referendum. thousands of people are expected to take part in the vote, something central government has called illegal. our correspondent tom burridge has been following developments in barcelona. this is a street party
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in central barcelona. all of these people, a lot of parents, turning out at this school. look to the right of the entrance to the school and you can see there is a programme of events running up until early on sunday. the reason for that is that these people, mainly pro—independent supporters, want to keep this school open so it can be used as a polling station in the referendum. but of course, across barcelona, there are many other polling stations that will not open on sunday. many people will be boycotting the vote. the crucial thing is, what will the turnout be in this so—called, according to the spanish government, illegal referendum ? if there is a very low turnout, catalan officials admit it will be void. but if they get a fair turnout and a yes vote, then the catalan government isn't ruling out unilaterally declaring independence from spain within days. meanwhile, in madrid,
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thousands of people carrying spanish flags attended an counter—demonstration for a united spain. the demonstrators gathered in front of the capital's town hall, chanting songs about spanish unity , usually sung at football matches. however, there were also some who called for catalonia's pro—independence president to be jailed. the nhs is not fit for the 21st century, according to the chief inspector of hospitals in england. in a newspaper interview, ted baker, said the system hadn't adapted to deal with population growth, and particularly the increase in the number of elderly people. people found guilty of the most serious acts of animal cruelty
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could face up to five years in prison under new legislation announced today. last year the rspca investigated nearly 150,000 cases of animal abuse, including violence, organised dog fights and neglect. the current maximum jail term is six months. the archbishop of canterbury has criticised the bbc‘s handling of abuse allegations againstjimmy savile. the reverend justin welby said he believed that the anglican and catholic churches had shown more integrity than the broadcaster in handling allegations of abuse. i haven't seen the same integrity. asi i haven't seen the same integrity. as i have seen in the roman catholic church and other public institutions over abuse. in response, the bbc has said it does not recognise the accusation and has acted transparently regarding the abuse allegations. us relief teams have increased following the disaster in puerto rico. president trump has defended
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the response. puerto rico faces a series of challenges unprecedented in its recent history. even before hurricane maria struck, the island was hit by an unmanageable deluge of another kind, a town of debt. puerto rico has no means to repay nestled ina week rico has no means to repay nestled in a week on from the category five storm, islanders continue to pull out what they can salvage from under their collapsed homes. puerto rico has already submitted to the crushing weight of local gutmann debt. in may, island filed for the biggest ever bankruptcy. now there are questions about how much of a role the federal government will play in the crisis. and the response and recovery effort probably has never been seen for something like this. this is an island. it is surrounded by water, the water,
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ocean water. ultimately, the government of sweaty ricoh will have to work with us to determine how this massive rebuilding effort will end up being one of the biggest ever will be funded and organised. and what we will do with the tremendous amount of existing debt. most of the island's residence will face a ten day without the basics. not enough is being done. i am begging. begging anyone that can hear us, to save us from dying. federal authorities are rising to the enormity of the crisis caused by hurricane maria. it will ta ke caused by hurricane maria. it will take days, not months, to overcome. president trump has accepted the resignation
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of his health secretary, after it emerged he used expensive private planes for official business. tom price has apologised and promised to repay $a00,000 after using taxpayers' money for 26 private flights since may. he's the latest on a growing list of administration officials to resign or be sacked. the president said he was ‘not happy‘ after finding out about the expense. people in their 20s and 30s are now spending less on having fun than people who are older, according to a new study. the resolution foundation says its research suggests they're eating out less often. they're having to spend a greater proportion of their income on housing. joe lynam explains. more than a 100 thousand people have left their homes on the indonesian island of bali, fearing a nearby volcano could erupt imminently. it would be the first time mount agung has erupted in half a century. last time more than a thousand people were killed. our correspondent hywel griffith has sent us this report. a sleeping giant that is
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slowly coming to life. it is more than a week since the mountains started to showing signs ofan mountains started to showing signs of an eruption are imminent. the volcano is a sacred place for the balinese people. last time it erupted more than a thousand people died from everyone here has been calling on the gods for one thing. an eruption, nobody knows. nobody knows. maybe an eruption and maybe not. nobody knows. from here we can see the smoke coming out of the crater. another sign maybe that amount agung
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is about to erupt. more than 140,000 people have fled their homes, making the evacuation centres crowded. bali government says anyone who does not live in the immediate exclusion zone should return home. this person lives outside the red zone but feels torn by two places. i stay in an evacuation canjoin torn by two places. i stay in an evacuation can join a nightmare torn by two places. i stay in an evacuation canjoin a nightmare in the morning i go back to my house to feed my cals so they won't be hungry. white but while one part of the island is bracing for a natural disaster, and others seems almost oblivious. the government has been anxious to keep bali open for its biggest business, tourism. for some visitors, the prospect of being marooned here is quite appealing. i
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could definitely do with a few more weeks here. i hope there are a few belly rumbles and basically life goes on. for now, all anyone can do is wait and hope the threat that hangs over this island will be lifted. time for a look at the weather now. autumn colours in the countryside changing rapidly at the moment but making for beautiful splendour. some of the autumn hues will be ripped from the trees in the next few days. low pressure systems lining up in the atlantic is that one is the re m na nts of the atlantic is that one is the remnants of hurricane maria and the other hurricane league, both having minimal impact on our weather. it is way off to the west at the moment we are seeing clouds increase across the southern half of england and wales will stop the cloud will spread its way northwards and by the end of the night reining in northern ireland. the clearest of all will be
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scotland. temperatures dipping quite markedly. in the highlands and grampian ‘s temperatures around three, four degrees. this is the best chance of some sunday morning sunshine. northern ireland, the greatest in the morning with outbreaks of rain. breezy across the board. scotland has the heaviest of rain before sunshine develops in the west. a bit of sunshine to end the afternoon was that much of england and wales predominantly cloudy throughout. this de over the hills but feeling humid. temperatures around 17, 18. the humid air starting to push away as they go through sunday evening as clear skies move in. sweeping away the most topical air will be something more akin to two arctic air of that this is the atlantic low i mentioned. it pushes northwards sunday night into monday and strengthens the wind is quite rapidly got up the windiest of the weather will be sunday night through
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monday morning. monday night could come with problems to transport. the central belt of scotland into the west of scotland has the biggest impact potentially put up gusts in excess of 70 miles an hour likely. on monday across the board will be a windy day of the strongest of the wins in the north—east of scotland for the drive to the south and east. rain spread through southern counties and the english channel is to ta ke counties and the english channel is to take us through sunday night and into monday morning. that was a remnant of hurricane maria having little impact on the weather. a rigid high pressure builds into tuesday. only a few showers around. many will be dry. the winds are south—westerly by wednesday. for many another fine day with hazy sunshine. hello, this is bbc news. the headlines: on the eve of the conservative party conference, borisjohnson again intervenes in the brexit debate, calling for a strict deadline on any
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transition deal. henry bolton attacks theresa may over brexit. spanish police stepped up attempts to stop a referendum on catalonian independence, which madrid says is not viable. a man has been stabbed in a mass brawl in manchester city centre. now for a look at the sport. good evening. lots of sport today, starting with football — and manchester united, who are top of the premier league, for now anyway, after another thrashing for crystal palace. unbeaten united put four past the struggling palace at old trafford, juan mata scoring their first goal within three minutes. maroune fellaini then scored twice before romelu lukaku got a late fourth — his 11th goal in 10 games. so united are top of the table, seemingly untroubled
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by their midweek trip to russia. palace, on the other hand, are firmly rooted at the bottom — having lost every game this season. harry kane just missed—out on another hat—trick for tottenham as their game was another 4—0er — as they thrashed huddersfield. it was kane's 13th goal in eight games for club and country this month. katherine downes reports. harry kane is proof if it were needed that, in sport, hard work and dedication arejust as needed that, in sport, hard work and dedication are just as important as talent. farm out on loan for long periods in his formative football yea rs, periods in his formative football years, now firmly in the fold at totte n ha m , years, now firmly in the fold at tottenham, his focus and drive are paying off. that was his 12th this month, his sixth in a week. ben davis scored spurs' second as their opponents struggled to contain the attack. the goal of the game came from harry kane. he finishes the month with 13 to his name, more than
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cristiano ronaldo, more than lionel messi. legends of the game. he himself says he wants to emulate them. sissoko would have preferred more of a harry kane like finish. deepin more of a harry kane like finish. deep in injury time, people settle for that one. i wanted to score the hat—trick. the second half, we may be slowed it down a bit. they made it a bit more difficult for us. it is part and parcel of the game. i'm happy with the two goals. as a striker, you wa nt to the two goals. as a striker, you want to score more. but it was a good win and we have had a good week asa team. good win and we have had a good week as a team. i now go away with england and have to get the job done there as well. elsewhere in the day's seven premier league games, bournemouth v leicester was goalless. peter crouch scored the winner for stoke against southampton. watford came from behind to draw 2—2 at west brom. west ham beat swansea. and the reason why united's reign may be short—lived is that manchester city have just kicked off against chelsea in london. it is goalless so far, just a couple
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of minutes on the clock. it is being played at a very fast paced. we will have an update for you later on bbc news. let's have a look at the table. early days in the season, but those goals, i wonder how important those four goals might be with all of those being scored at the moment, especially by manchester city. watford are to fifth, despite just drawing. crystal palace and need to start winning, firmly rooted to the bottom of the table. in the scottish premiership, leaders celtic dropped points today as former manager neil lennon returned with hibernian who earnt a 2—2 draw. second placed aberdeen beat saintjohnstone 3—0. there were also wins for ross county and motherwell, whilst dundee and hearts shared the points. manchester city are still top of the women's superleague, beating title
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rivals arsenal and continuing their 100% start to the season. city took the lead twice, with arsenal equalising, but they are so strong in attack and they went on to win it 5-2. in attack and they went on to win it 5—2. chelsea could reclaim the top spot with a victory tonight. lewis hamilton will be hoping to extend his lead at the top of the formula one drivers championship after taking pole. sebastian vettel will have to start at the back after engine trouble. this is the sound sebastian vettel‘s championship hopes slipping away. must drive. we could limp back. his engine had already been changed before qualifying, like the secondary problems could not be fixed to allow him to set a time. after crashing on the first lap last time out, the now faces a battle to score points in malaysia, starting at the back of the grid. that put pressure on the other driver, kimi
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raikkonen, to get ahead of lewis hamilton. he managed to top the time sheets in the second session but, despite mercedes struggling in practice, lewis hamilton pulled out all the stops when it mattered. his first run was enough to find pole position. this mistake meant that kimi raikkonen missed out by 41 hundredths of a second. lewis hamilton should increase his advantage in the title fight. we had no idea how it was going to go today. i'm sorry for tap in sebastien, because it was very quick in practice. the carfelt sebastien, because it was very quick in practice. the car felt great for both of us. it was a real surprise that we are here, but i'm grateful. rugby league's macro million pound game went the way of catalan dragons, who beat elite centurions 26-10.
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the stakes don't get much higher than this. the superleague status on the line, you would be forgiven for masking your fears. one way to settle the nerves, score early. that is what matty dawson had in mind for the home side. catalan on both games during the season. the slick surface made clinicalfinishing more important. lee had his take their chances. that was not the problem as they ran clear. theirs was an issue of defence. stopping the catalan attack, what's it got going, looked as though it would never relent. a quickfire double seemed to consign lee to the second position. by full—time, the away side was the only side in the match. for catalan, it is mission accomplished. the true value of the million pound game, a spotin value of the million pound game, a spot in next season's superleague. exeter we re
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exeter were beaten 20—10. leicester took a ten point lead in the first half with a try and a string of penalties. the reigning champions responded well after being awarded a penalty try for a deliberate knock—on. jonny marray sealed the win for the tigers with this well taken try. elsewhere, northampton went top of the table after beating ha rlequins went top of the table after beating harlequins 30—22. let's watch that try touchdown. in the pro 12, munster put in a dominant second—half performance to beat cardiff blues. they trailed at the break, but two tries and a total of 14 points from the boot saw them win comfortable it. ulster have lost their first win comfortable it. ulster have lost theirfirst game win comfortable it. ulster have lost their first game after going down 27-23. their first game after going down 27—23. they led going into the
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break, but there were 13 unanswered points. south africa and australia are currently in action right now and it has been a thriller. the lead changes all the time. south africa going in front after the break thanks to this dry. their third of the match. the lead is back with the visitors. australia lead 27—24 for now. britain's rowers have been in the medals on the penultimate day of the world rowing championship, taking place in florida. it was a bronze in the women's quadruple sculls, and there was also success for the men in the men's four final. that's all the sport for now. as always, duke and keep up—to—date with all of these stories on the bbc
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sport website. we will have more in sports day at 6:30pm. join us then. good evening. theresa may is facing renewed pressure over the government's approach to brexit, on the eve of the conservative party conference. the foreign secretary, borisjohnson, has intervened again on the issue, calling for a strict time limit on any transition period. our political correspondent, vicki young, reports. could the next few days bring unity to the conservative party? probably not, if the issue of brexit dominate the agenda. as they reflect on a disappointing election result, the prime minister wants to talk about domestic issues, but her foreign secretary has other ideas. in an interview with the sun, boris johnson lays out four red lines for brexit was a piece as a transition period after march 2019 should not bea period after march 2019 should not be a second longer than two years. the uk should not accept any new ruling some brussels during that
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time. no payment should be made for access to the singer market. and there should be no shadowing of the eu after brexit, mimicking eu rules to ensure free trade. let us be creative as well as practical. last week in florence, theresa may tried to move eu the gauche should sport with a speed is suggesting compromise is in some areas. mr johnson doesn't contradict her, but does go further than agreed government policy. what i want from the government brexit talks is the best possible deal for britain that secures our future outside the european union and keeps a close relationship with our current european partners. some conservatives don't go along with boris johnson's assertion conservatives don't go along with borisjohnson's assertion that brexit will be great. in a heated referendum debate, the scottish conservative leader, ruth davidson, took command. can you name the one country in the world that has said it will give us a better deal if we
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come out of the uk? today, she told the times that optimism about britain's future outside the european union sales people short. so what do conservatives arriving make of his intervention? he is positioning himself as a spokesperson for brexit and make sure it goes through.|j spokesperson for brexit and make sure it goes through. i don't think him going down his own line is necessarily the right way forward. him going down his own line is necessarily the right way forwardlj like necessarily the right way forward.” like people who are charismatic and who can speak their minds. so boris is certainly one of those people. what is your message to boris johnson? sure she! get behind the premise to. teresa mikula struggling to contain a party's differences over europe. some think she should be just as concerned about who is trying to move in on herjob. vicki joins us from manchester, where the conservative party conference opens tomorrow. so how is mrs may going to stop this conference from being simply a fight over brexit? it will be difficult. the prime
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minister is due here in the next few minutes. downing street insists she has a lot to say, especially about the domestic agenda. she will talk about that disappointing election result for the conservatives. it will be interesting to see what her a nalyses will be interesting to see what her analyses is of why things went wrong. the words issued to us ahead of this conference, it suggests that she needs to do more to help young people. the social contract is that the next generation should always haveit the next generation should always have it better than the last. policies and ideas, we will have to see whether she comes up with anything for that. on the eve of this election, to have two of the most charismatic, high profile and popular manners of the party publicly disagreeing about brexit, it will not bode well that they can keep a lid on all of this. others will look at breastjohnson and say, he is positioning himselfjust in case there is a vacancy at the top of the party. he is certainly a man
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who wants to be heard. thank you. britain must be fully prepared to walk away from the eu without a brexit deal, the new ukip leader henry bolton has said. he called for an australian points—based system to manage immigration figures instead. a man's been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a three—year—old girl was dropped from a bridge into a river in bolton. greater manchester police say the 39—year—old jumped into the water afterwards in an apparent suicide attempt. the little girl suffered a broken wrist. the spanish government is attempting to stop the referendum on catalan independence from taking place tomorrow. spanish police have sealed off hundreds of polling stations in catalonia and raided regional government offices. the central government says the vote's illegal but thousands of people are still expected to take part. our correspondent, tom burridge, is outside a polling station in barcelona. tom, the catalan government's
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adamant this will go ahead. so what's likely to happen? we've actually moved inside, and this is how parents and people in this is how parents and people in this part of barcelona are trying to keep this school, polling stations, they hope tomorrow, open. they are sleeping in the schools overnight to maintain these polling stations and keep them open tomorrow morning. there are others which will not open and people will not be physically able to vote. what is key tomorrow is they will be a vote, but what will the turnout be? catalan officials privately admit that a low turnout would render the vote for it. they also say that if they get a significant turnout, we don't know what they mean by that, and it is a
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yes vote, they could unilaterally declare independence from spain without the consent of the spanish government. there are thousands of people demonstrating tonight about the concept of this referendum. if we get that scenario, it is potentially explosive and a little bit dangerous was up more from you later in the evening was up thank you for now. more than a 100,000 people have fled their homes on the indonesian island of bali, amid fears a nearby volcano could erupt imminently. it would be the first time mount agoong has erupted in half a century, as our correspondent, hywel griffith, reports. a sleeping giant which is slowly coming to light. it is a week since mount agoong started to show signs that an eruption could be imminent. the volcano is a sacred place for the balinese people. when hit last erupted, more than 1000 people died. everyone here is calling on the gods
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for one thing. the eruption would not be very nice, not very nice. from here, we can see the smoke coming from the crater, another sign that may be mount agoong is going to erupt. all of the villages are being forced to leave these fields and their livelihoods behind. more than 140,000 people have fled their homes, making the evacuation centres routed. the governor says that anyone who doesn't live in the immediate exclusion zone should return home, mindful that the temporary shelters could be in use for months. while one part of the island is bracing for a natural disaster, another seems almost oblivious. the government has been anxious to to keep it open for the tourism business. the prospect of being marooned here seems worthwhile
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for some. hopefully it will have a few ru m bles for some. hopefully it will have a few rumbles and then life goes on. for now all that anyone can do is wait and hope the threat that hangs over this island will be lifted. football, and there were wins for manchester united, stoke and west ham in the premier league. harry kane kept up his scoring streak as tottenham beat huddersfield town 4—0. katherine downes reports. harry kane is proof if it were needed that, in sport, hard work and dedication arejust as important as talent. farm out on loan for long periods in his formative football years, now firmly in the fold at tottenham, his focus and drive are paying off. that was his 12th this month, his sixth in a week. ben davis scored spurs' second as their opponents struggled to contain the attack. the goal of the game
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came from harry kane. he finishes the month with 13 to his name, more than cristiano ronaldo, more than lionel messi. legends of the game he himself says he wants to emulate. so far this season, they should be taking tips from him. sissoko would have preferred more of a harry kane like finish. deep in injury time, people settle for that one. it's been announced that the wales and ospreys rugby player scott baldwin will miss the next few weeks of the season, after being bitten by a lion. the 29—year—old player needed stitches to his hand after he tried to stroke the animal through a fence at a game lodge in south africa. the head coach of the ospreys told reporters the player had been "pretty stupid". i don't know what sort of wildlife programmes he'd been watching, where you can pat a lion on the head as if it's a kitten. laughter. it's probably one of the silliest things i've ever been involved in. now on bbc one, it's time for the news where you are.
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goodbye. this is bbc news. british double agent kim philby spent three decades passing fish and american secrets to the kgb until he was discovered as a soviet spy in 1963. he was condemned asa soviet spy in 1963. he was condemned as a traitor in britain but regarded as a traitor in britain but regarded asa as a traitor in britain but regarded as a hero in the ussr. now an exhibition celebrating his life as a kgb agent has opened in moscow. to his own country, kim philby is a traitor. but this exhibition hails asa traitor. but this exhibition hails as a hero. his life story as a soviet spy is on display here. along with a glint of his home life. his widow was at the opening, greeted by the head of russia's external intelligence agency, the successor
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to the kgb, which philby served. translation: he is a legendary man, an outstanding spite, a man who did much for the victory over fascism in the second world war and contributed to the fight for peace, justice and freedom. this is what he is honoured for here. handing over a huge mother of classified documents from british and american intelligence. one described an attack on hitler's life. it is over half a century since he was exposed and moved to moscow. were you the third man? no, i was not. even longer since this performance, where he denied he was a soviet mole. he fooled everyone. russia and the west are locked in what many call a new cold war. he
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should not be regarded as a traitor because he never betrayed anyone. he was acting along his beliefs. the double agent retained those beliefs to the very end. in one document, he hopes to see the red flag flying over buckingham palace and the white house. instead, three years after his death in moscow, the ussr fell apart. the world of competitive medieval fighting is growing in popularity. it isa fighting is growing in popularity. it is a niche hobby, but one that offers some men something they can't get from physical sports like rugby or boxing. enthusiasts from around the world will be visiting england this weekend as it hosts is largest annual event. we met team based in london who describe what it is like to live as a viking. this might be
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like game of thrones, but it is a group of viking enthusiasts in poland. they don'tjust re—enact battles, they try to win them in specially organised competitive matches. marshals are on hand to make sure rules are followed and nobody is seriously hurt. it is a hobby where history meech martial arts. as thousands of devotees around the world. a lot of these people are adrenaline junkies and they want to take part in something where they feel alive. we have a few who are ex—military, but what we offer them is a sense of escape and a sense of robin hood. male bonding and eight chance to release pent—up aggression is a part of the appeal, says another british viking. being able to let out my aggressions in a controlled manner is very beneficial. a lot of vikings have come into it from biker gangs, regular gangs, they need to feel like they belong. if these deals
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like they belong. if these deals like a match world, it is certainly male dominated. there are only a hand full of female fighters will stop when it comes to celebrating other aspects of viking culture, there is more of a 50—50 gender split. it is also predominantly white, but london's vikings have led the way for a more diverse viking. norman is well—known as the first black viking on the circuit.“ norman is well—known as the first black viking on the circuit. if you are ofan black viking on the circuit. if you are of an ethnic background or female, you have to work harder. there are people joining the group all the town. they know it is a happy group and a tight—knit group, and you will not split us up. the group not only the enacting viking culture but challenging assumptions about it. quite a sight! now for the weather. hello there. the autumn colours in
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the countryside are changing weekly at the moment, but making for some splendour out there. low pressure systems a re splendour out there. low pressure systems are lining up in the atlantic. one is the remnants of hurricane katrina, —— hurricane maria. it is a standard low pressure system which will have the biggest influence. it is way out of the west at the moment. abreast of rain this evening and overnight, that spreads northwards. by the end of the night, rain also in northern ireland. clea rest of all the rain also in northern ireland. clearest of all the scotland, temperatures dipping markedly, around three or 4 degrees for some as we start sunday morning. this is the best chance of some sunday morning sunshine. cloudy conditions elsewhere, rather great for many. —— rather grey. scotland, the heaviest of the rain is in the middle part of
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the day before sunshine develops in the day before sunshine develops in the west. much of england and wales predominately cloudy throughout, misty over the hills, but feeling very humid, even with rain or drizzle around. that humid air starting to push away as we go through sunday evening. clear skies moved to just about all. that tropical air gets swept away, something more to more arctic air. the wind gets strengthened quite rapidly. the windiest spell will be into monday morning. monday morning could come with some problems for travel in the northern half of the country, with six you —— gusts of 70 mph. sunshine and showers in the north—west, driest in the south and east. but some rain spreads through southern counties to take us through
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the night and into tuesday morning before clearing away. those were the re m na nts of before clearing away. those were the remnants of hurricane maria, having little impact on our weather. tuesday, only aq showers by this point. some rain in northern scotla nd point. some rain in northern scotland by wednesday, but another fine day for many with hazy sunshine. this is bbc news. the headlines at 6... on the eve of the conservative party conference, borisjohnson again intervenes in the brexit debate — calling for a strict time limit on any transition deal. ukip's new leader henry bolton addresses his party conference in torquay — attacking theresa may over brexit and immigration. doctors‘ surgeries are being closed, police numbers are being cut and crime is increasing, multi—culturalism is swamping or displacing our own british culture. you can see pictures now of theresa
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