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in the handling of his case. were finally disclosed. it's two years gone. but it's two years i'm never gonna get back. many more cases are now being examined. on at least tens of thousands of cases. for the criminaljustice system. into a group of muslims. much, and some too little — but a review finds
case. which cleared him was disclosed. blame for the trial‘s collapse. are across the criminal justice system. our special correspondent lucy manning reports. meeting his solicitor. apologising to him. was charged with rape. i am sorry. i'm sorry this happened. information was not identified at an early stage
of the investigation. the evidence was finally discovered, clearing him. i am happy to have got an apology. went wrong and the errors that were in there as well. but it is two years gone. grateful for it but it is two years that i'm just not going to get back. messages. challenged the officer's decision. they didn't. well, there could be problems with a large number of cases.
cases are being looked at. light. after two years on bail for rape when the evidence was disclosed. proving his alleged victim had lied. been wrongly convicted? very difficult for me to answer. material late rather than not at all. wrongly convicted, then they should be appealing in the correct way.
system. are there miscarriages ofjustice? are there people in prison that shouldn't be? well, my view is, yes, there are. and looking forward. and he thinks it goes much deeper than these current cases. it suggests to me a systemic problem. offences being reviewed, what about other types of crime? where disclosure is key. so, liam allan might just be one of many. thousands of trials across the country could now be affected. lucy is here with me now. the case of liam allan, could that be the tip of the iceberg? be the tip of the iceberg? now spread and there are many more cases being looked at. cases being looked at.
reviewing rape and sexual assault cases where charges have been made. cases where charges have been made. and in london prosecutors have brought in a dozen extra lawyers. brought in a dozen extra lawyers. people trafficking trial were social media evidence was not disclosed. media evidence was not disclosed. woman who had been charged gave birth in prison. she has now been freed. freed. messages they are having to look through at a time of funding cuts. through at a time of funding cuts. but they say the liam allan case was human error. human error.
disclosing information in these cases. thank you. driving at the time. and injuring several others. jeremy corbyn. daniel sandford reports. and injured close to a dozen more. caught this conversation. i lost control of the van. i lost control, man. control, man. double he lost control of the van, you were driving? yeah.
in previous years been attended byjeremy corbyn. and kill him? streets", 0sborne said. "and if sadiq khan had been there it would have been even better. it would've been like winning the lottery". dave, and terryjones. but they had given up and were going for a drink. and he was in the footwell and that dave then ran off. "do you often travel in the foot well? the prosecution asked. "no, i was changing my trousers" 0sborne explained. "you invented his participation, didn't you? "i've no answer to that" darren 0sborne replied. and terry is totally fabricated, isn't it? "incorrect" 0sborne replied.
jonathan rees qc accused him of not taking the case seriously. being tried for murder, having a laugh? "i'm at a loss why you would draw that conclusion," 0sborne said. i'm flying solo mate". daniel sanford, bbc news, woolwich crown court. economically after brexit. and all show a reduction in growth. and said such forecasts by civil servants were "always wrong". 0ur deputy political editor, john pienaar
reports. are you still in control of your party, prime minister? that nagging question again. meeting the leader of estonia. theresa may says the uk won't lose out when it leaves the eu. future and britain's after brexit. economy might be held back. are we poorer as a result of brexit? by the news website buzzfeed. or world trade organisation rules.
a route taken by countries including norway. and claimed the leak had been used to damage the case for brexit. preliminary analysis. it is an attempt to undermine our exit from the european union. brexiteers argued don't believe long—term forecasts. immediate recession if we chose to leave. 5%. both were made to look extremely foolish. they felt that brexit wasn't working. political embarrassment. this is a cover—up, mr speaker, pure and simple. and it stinks.
of conservative rebels. over these documents, in confidence if necessary. but we need to be able to do ourjob here. bridging the way to brexit. for weeks, months to come. no one knows how brexit will turn out. the plan by the government is still a work in progress. negotiations have barely begun. organised campaign. on with what they see as a lack of direction much longer. i am told some party donors are feeling just as unhappy. a new crisis and the
wheels could come off mrs may's leadership. brexit unravelling. bad results in may's local elections. tonight she is heading for china. normal business. but splits in the party have also become normal. the business of leadership rather precarious. john pienaar, bbc news, westminster. across the home counties. layout and the location of safes. he's stolen jewellery and watches worth around a million pounds. in 2015 must pay a total of £27. another seven years in prison. stolen during the heist.
and some have been paid too little. in news has found no evidence of gender bias. the bbc sets pay. here's our media editor amol rajan. in the headlines itself. earners last summer. we have had quite a busy morning. errors had been made. i do believe that some men have been paid too much. there is absolutely no doubt about that. being back at the bbc. i don't know what went on before. you were director of news, weren't you in your previous job? that was, i'm afraid to say, 20 odd years ago.
doing identicaljobs. drama and entertainment rather than news. been wronged for years. down the organisation. tyrants in chinos who just have not had the memo yet. women deserve equal pay for equal work. from its inception under lord reith, the bbc has been a moral project. it is therefore held to higher ideals than most of its rivals. average, these headlines are hurting so much. of his predecessors on this issue of gender equality.
are still furious about both the present and the past. easyjet published its gender pay gap this week. at 52% it is five times that of the bbc. that more have not done so already. reform is long overdue. this isn't about a feminist agenda, it is about equality. the same opportunities regardless of background. the news for some time yet. afghanistan after fighting al-qaeda and the taliban for thirteen years. to the afghan army. some british troops stayed on to advise
them. again in 70% of the country. the bbc has spoken to people in all 399 districts across afghanistan. by the taliban or regularly suffer taliban attacks. the darker the colour the more frequent the taliban attacks. where the british army was based for much of its time there. this is malik. he is 11. and too traumatised to speak to us. he was playing in his garden when he lost his legs. and his best friend. to a taliban landmine.
explosion. translation: children go through utter fear every night. it's a horrific life. it's so volatile that we live by hours and minutes. we are the living dead. fitted almost a thousand people with new limbs. from the very old. to the very young. the violence does not discriminate. helmand was the base of the british army in afghanistan. hundreds of soldiers died defending these streets. province has fallen to the taliban. and the violence is spreading. just ten minutes from hospital, the frontline. it is very rare for international
journalists to come this far. the soldiers say the militants are so close they exchange insults. today though swearing is not enough. now the police are returning the fire. this is their frontline. and it shows how volatile it is. this shooting proves otherwise. despite the danger, defending lashkargah is crucial. if the city falls, so does the whole of helmand. battalion takes seriously.
he's the man they affectionately call the terminator. half man, and underneath his uniform, half machine. translation: the back of my head was blown off by a rocket. soldiers reported that i was dead on the spot. and my brother came to collect my body. but doctors realised i wasn't dead. they patched up my skull with a metal plate. lost both my legs. for an active commander to sit at home. this province has been at warfor 17 years. helmand is bleeding. and its people feel forgotten.
uk/news. first state of the union address since taking office a year ago. when he will try to set the agenda for the year ahead. for the year ahead. our north america editor, john sobel. how is he expected to handle it? think it will be very different to that. that. every word on the teleprinter in front of him.
front of him. conciliatory, very much like we saw him in davos last week. him in davos last week. keeping the nation safe at home from threats abroad. threats abroad. but he will also be stressing unity. stressing unity. with news anchors, supposedly quoting off the record. quoting off the record. want to bring our country back from tremendous divisiveness. tremendous divisiveness. twitter and at rallies is often very divisive. divisive. we will see how that pans out over the next year. out over the next year. republican party with its eye on the november mid—term elections. november mid—term elections. is in some trouble and so is this presidency. presidency. seeing is an attempt to widen the appeal of donald trump. thank you.
awaiting sentencing for having child pornography. pornography. local media are reporting he took his own life. reporting he took his own life. last month to possessing child pornography. pornography. he was expected to be sentenced in march. billion housing scheme. the nec, stepped in to try and halt the plans. our chief political correspondent, vicki young reports. stopped in its tracks and a labour council riven by bitter infighting. council riven by bitter infighting. against those who call themselves labour moderates. labour moderates.
accused her opponents of unacceptable behaviour. unacceptable behaviour. times where sexism, bullying and political intimidator in behaviour. political intimidator in behaviour. and claire kober said her party had changed. changed. and the country, has been deeply troubling. troubling. of bigger battles to come within the labour party. labour party. they are interfering in local matters. matters. labour plasma national executive committee, the
nec. committee, the nec. haringey redevelopment plans to be halted. halted. labour councillors what is best for the people they represent. the people they represent. suggestion that this was a hard left infiltration of the labour party. infiltration of the labour party. this is not an anti—private sector position. position. taking over the nec, this council and imposing their ideology? and imposing their ideology? no, it is about facts and evidence. is about facts and evidence. goes ahead we could be looking at another carillion collapse. another carillion collapse. providing public housing is a flawed model.
largest economy. president xijinping's state visit here in 2015. new economic partnerships ahead of brexit. no sign of a slowdown here. the chinese economy creates 5000 millionaires every week. and britain more than ever is keen to get on board. in the last 20 years what we have tried to do is make money. about how we use that money. middle classes could help give the uk a post—brexit boost.
the belton road initiative. proves success is possible despite the challenges. it wants the uk to get serious about its china strategy. intensive dialogues. does the golden era still exist? for whom? britain and china? i think it is still yet to come. meanwhile, china is fashioning its own future. and reams of ambition about where her country is headed. translation: china has had master craftsmen since ancient
times. we are not just the world's factory, we are the world's high—end factory. in a post—brexit world china may ask who needs who the most? john sudworth, bbc news, beijing. of black footballers. at the age of 59. the ground where he made his name. our sports correspondent andy swiss was there. it was the fondest of farewells. they gathered in tearful tribute. a private family funeral before a public celebration of his life. a chance to say goodbye