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it will be a tough admits he knows it will be a tough evening for the lionesses. my team are used to big games. they are not fazed by big games. it's something they looking forward to, they've got that bring it on attitude, that is what is impressive, they can't wait for friday, they want to get rid of all the training and get to seven o'clock tomorrow when the game sta rts o'clock tomorrow when the game starts because that is when it matters. that is when it is another step closer to getting way we want to be, qualification for the world cup. 23,000 tickets so far sold for the game tomorrow night, saint mary ‘s holds 32,000 people but if you can't make it to the south coast you can't make it to the south coast you can watch the match on bbc two starting at 6:1i5pm tomorrow night with kick—off starting at seven. back to the commonwealth games, here's what to look out for on the second day, 17 gold medals to be one including the gymnastics final, wales and england in that one, and katie archibald in the women's
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individual cycling pursuit, the men's event follows, and the swimming finals the men's 400 metres individual medal with dan wallace of scotla nd individual medal with dan wallace of scotland defending his glasgow title. also the men's four times 100 metres freestyle relay with england and scotland trying to upset the favourites, australia. we will end with some action from the commonwealth games. also with the comforting thought that sometimes, world —class comforting thought that sometimes, world—class athletes don't get everything right! cypresses best gymnast had one of those days in the men's qualifying event, first he plummeted and then the high bar of faded his grip and that wasn't his only struggle because when he dismounted, over and he went. only struggle because when he dismounted, overand he went. in spite of his triple tumble marios still qualified for the final, a reminder that even for him there is a midi who might have had a worse
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day than you. with that thought, that's it from sportsday. he watching bbc news, the united nations security council meets tonight to discuss the nerve agent attack in salisbury, russia continues to deny any involvement,. it's now been over a month since sergei and yulia skripal were poisoned in salisbury town centre. the russian ambassador today gave a press conference — where he went toe—to—toe with our diplomatic correspondent james landale, who asked russia what their current theory was, after making so many suggestions of possible alternatives to the uk government claims that the russian state was behind the poisoning. james landale, bbc. how can you say that you are following due process and abiding by the rules of the international community when you see will not accept the findings of this body unless russian investigators are involved. and can you clarify
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the answer to my colleague, when he asked, what is russia's current theory behind the salisbury attack? we have heard many different theories from different russian voices as to who might have been responsible. which other countries that you've mentioned? you said, and i quote, we are not naming anyone. cani i quote, we are not naming anyone. can i be clear, as of 20 past two, today the official position of the russian state is that they are not blaming anyone. this is the conclusion in the answer to your question. after the evidence we will make the conclusions. that was also my statement about the russian involvement. it's not only the russian involvement, it is also the
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involvement of the other countries. we need a transparent investigation and we don't want to see the monopoly of a limited group of countries. so we have to trust... the whole pcw consists of the people. every single mission, it doesn't have its own experts, these are the experts from india, from china, from brazil, i don't know, so what i'm talking about is, we need not just british experts what i'm talking about is, we need notjust british experts to make the conclusions, we want to see other countries involved. this is why we are calling transparency. this is a very specific case, what the oh pcw
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is telling us, that was exactly the state of the director general, he said, we will be happy to make it transparent but we need the consent of britain. so everything, all about transparency, is in british hands, sorry about that. the russian ambassador to the uk speaking to james landale. one of bollywood's biggest stars, salman khan, has been sentenced to five years in prison for poaching. he's been found guilty of killing two rare blackbuck antelopes while shooting a film in western india twenty years ago. four other actors who starred with him in the movie and were also charged with the offence have been acquitted. welljoining me now is haroon rashid, who's the entertainment reporter for the bbc asian network. he's been following developments in the story. nice to seal. tell as the background to what has happened today. yes, it took 20 years to come to court. this happened on the of a big bollywood blockbuster in 1998, five members of
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the cast including salman khan were believed to be in a jeep hunting for animals and in this particular part of india, antelopes and gazelle are considered protective species. the local community worship these animals. when they found out that these animals have been killed they pressed charges against salman khan and it has taken 20 years since. there was a time around ten years ago that this came to court, salman khan had appealed against his five—year sentence and that is why ten yea rs five—year sentence and that is why ten years later it's come to court again. he has been in court on other matters as well. not his first brush with the law, salman khan three yea rs with the law, salman khan three years ago he was famously acquitted from five years in prison for charges in a hit and from five years in prison for charges in a hitand run from five years in prison for charges in a hit and run incident. there had been reports of his abusive behaviour towards ex—girlfriends so he certainly had experiences with criminal
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convictions in the past. with regards to this poaching case what happens next, is this the end of the matter? no, he is spending the night ina matter? no, he is spending the night in a prison cell but his lawyers have already put in an appeal for bailand have already put in an appeal for bail and suspension of sentence, that will be heard in a higher court tomorrow. salman khan is hugely popular in india and around the world, millions of his fans have been supporting him and will carry on supporting him as they say today. even though he is in this much trouble? they supported him three yea rs trouble? they supported him three years ago when he was acquitted of the hit and run charges. it was strange, many people were prepared them to go to jail three years ago because it was a serious conviction, but there's more support from him 110w but there's more support from him now than before and a lot of people say he will be a free man very soon. haroon, thank you very much. haroon
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the entertainment reporter from the bbc asian network. time for a look at the weather. beautiful blue skies across the uk but snow across parts of the highlands. other than that clear blue skies. you can see a weather front of low pressure behind me, that means that through tonight there will be increasing clout, strengthening wind at west and some rain around, that will reach belfast but to the east of that a lot of clear skies, pretty chilly, a touch of frost in some areas although most major towns and cities will be between two and three degrees. on friday the weather split, in the west, rain, reaching glasgow, part of wales but many central and eastern areas will have another stunning day, temperatures in london higher tomorrow, it will reach 17 celsius, on the weekend a bit of rain around but overrule for most of
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us rain around but overrule for most of us relatively mild. overall the most of us. you're watching beyond one hundred days. donald trump will deploy the national guard to the us—mexico border. the president says they will stay there until congress funds a wall and proper border security. but are they needed? the number of migrants crossing spiked last month but the president himself said today that figures are currently at a 46—year low. the president continues to talk tough on tariffs, but his new economic advisor appeared to be walking back the threats they've made. so what is the policy on china? we will be hearing from the man who sat next to him in the white house, albeit briefly. anthony scaramucci is with us. also on the programme. yulia skripal, the daughter of the former russian agent poisoned in britain, issues a statement saying she's growing stronger by the day. cambridge analytica collected data on 87
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