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this is bbc news. the headlines at 5pm. the royal family thanks the public for their support of the royal wedding, after thousands lined the streets of windsor to see prince harry and meghan markle. the british designer who created meghan‘s dress has been talking about why she was chosen for thejob. she really, i think, is embracing women and what they do and the fact that i was a working mother, that i have worked for many different houses and i absolutely love what i do, i think it was a very interesting story for her. in other news, the biggest overhaul of train timetables in decades, affecting half a million passengers. it started today, but there were some delays and cancellations. china's bid to avert a trade war with the us. beijing promises to buy more goods and services from america. also in the next hour, officials in cuba say it's now known that 110 people died in a plane crash near havana. three women who survived remain
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in a critical condition. one of the plane's flight recorders has been recovered from the wreckage. good afternoon and welcome to bbc news. the royal family has thanked those who travelled to windsor yesterday for the wedding of prince harry and meghan markle. thousands of people lined the streets to see the couple on their big day, and many more were watching on television, over 13 million on bbc one alone. more thani more than i billion worldwide. the wedding celebrations ended with a black—tie dinner and fireworks display at frogmore house, near windsor castle and asjessica parker explains the party atmosphere continues in the town. so many people have descended
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on windsor today, notjust tourists but plenty of local people as well. i have been speaking to people today who come from the local area and they are really keen the day after harry and meghan‘s wedding, i should say the duke and duchess of sussex, to come along and soak up the atmosphere because of course there are still so many signs here of what has gone on. there is still quite a heavy police presence, still lots of bunting up across the town and i was speaking to a local counsellor earlier who told me there is about three and half miles of bunting strung up along windsor. of course that will start to be de—rigged as part of a wider derigging process, the world's mediate descended on windsor for yesterday's occasion. so that is beginning to be packed up. but still very much a celebratory atmosphere and lots of people as well queuing up just up the road there to go and take a tour of windsor castle because of course the grounds of windsor castle have reopened. it has been a great event for windsor and great exposure for the town which is already a very busy tourist destination and lots of people coming here today just try to get a sense
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of the atmosphere the day after the big day. the next chapter of their journey together begins. after a memorable day shared with the world, the now duke and duchess of sussex headed to a private reception at frogmore house. meghan wearing a gift from her new husband, an emerald cut aquamarine ring, which belonged to his late mother, diana, princess of wales. it followed a day of pageantry, as thousands lined the streets here at windsor to catch a glimpse of the bride. meghan wearing a pure white boat necked gown, by british designer claire waight keller of givenchy. then a ceremony noted for its diversity amongst the usual traditions. a nervous looking prince, a gospel choir... # stand by me. a passionate sermon... those who do not love do not know god...
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more than 13 million people tuned in on the bbc to watch this fairy tale wedding with a modern twist. then as the sun set, the clear up again. three and a half miles of bunting needs to be taken down. but people here remain in a celebratory mood and after the worldwide exposure, windsor might expect to welcome more tourists than ever. when the castle reopen to the public this morning, the harry and meghan affect was clear. we planned our trip around it. just you know, forfun. we love the royals. anything royal in the states and eve ryo ne anything royal in the states and everyone goes crazy. we planned the tour here before the wedding but now that the wedding is here we are staying to see a bit more. it was so beautiful, the dress in the ceremony. as a royal wedding fever subsides, a new focus on a couple who have captured so many people's imaginations. the world waits to see what they do next. of course, as you were just hearing there is lots of speculation
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as to what will happen next. we know the duke and duchess of sussex spent the night here at last night after the private reception with 200 guests at windsor castle. we understand they are expected to leave here today, lots of people here i am sure will be hoping to get a glimpse of the royal couple but i think that is possibly unlikely. i think after yesterday's huge event that they've obviously share their wedding with the world, today perhaps a more private day for the couple and their family. lots of people i'm sure will hope to get a glimpse of them, but i think they will be lucky to do so. in terms of the honeymoon, we know they are not immediately going on the honeymoon. we do not know where they are going when they do end up going but what we do know is that on tuesday they will attend their first public engagement together as a married couple. it is going to be a charity garden event in buckingham palace. jessica parker there in windsor. clare waight keller, who designed the wedding dress, has given her first interview. she explained what inspired the design and the significance of the flowers embroidered on the five metre long train. i actually had not worked
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with meghan before but she contacted me late last year and i usually admired her work with charities about was something i was very interested meet her. she did have an idea of what she wanted and of course in a moment like this when you're designing a dress, there is a lot of ideas that go around but i truly do believe that we worked very closely together on actually bringing ideas to the table. she had definitely a vision of what she thought and then i very much try to bring even more to that and so part of the process of that brings you these incredible moments of working together. she is so modern and fresh acting that was part of what she wanted to be. —— andi —— and i think that was part of what she wanted to be. i really wanted to represent her, and wanted her feel absolutely incredible in that dress am also wanted her to feel like it was absolutely right for the occasion as well. as things evolve to talk about the different aspects of the dress and so not only
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the silhouette in the proportions but also the other elements that she wanted to bring in. and that actually became very critical and important to the whole story of this particular incredible moment. so the veil was a huge part of the conversations that we had early on. we talked about what we wanted to do in terms of trying to embrace some of the royal connections in there. a lot of the work that she is going to probably do in the future is going to be connected to the commonwealth and so that was something that i really thought could be quite compelling. and part of the discussions around the veil were what we were going to do. would it be a lace edge or a border, and i said wouldn't it be amazing if we topped the 53 countries of the commonwealth and embroidered a flower and some flora and fauna from each one of those and that they would go up the aisle, thatjourney up the aisle with you. she was really happy, she said i love the story of that.
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she said that was a really amazing moment for her as well to have that idea of all of those countries walking with her through the ceremony. i saw her after the ceremony, she was absolutely radiant. there was just a glow to her. you could tell they were so in love and that moment where it all came together for them and she just looked absolutely exquisite. that is the designer of that dress. although details of the evening reception have been scarce, a firework display was seen over the windsor rooftops late last night. the neighbours really could not ignore it. the party for 200 close friends and family was hosted by prince charles. in another break with tradition, the bride gave a speech. there have been problems on the first day of a major overhaul of rail timetables, designed to reduce pressure on services in and out of london. all trains run by great northern, thameslink, southern, southeastern and the gatwick express are operating to a new schedule. it has already caused delays with some services today not running
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at all and a short term amended timetable is in place across the great northern network. govia thameslink railway has apologised for the inconvenience. angus crawford reports. all change for 4 million train journeys across the uk, and every single service run by great northern, thames link, southern and the gatwick express. there will be a knock—on effect to south—eastern trains, too. these operators account for 25% of all train journeys nationwide. long in the planning, these changes were part of what was once called thameslink 2000, now running a little late. basic problems remain the same, overcrowding and unreliability. so that passenger numbers in the southeast of england have become bell began to fall. —— have began to
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fall. the new timetable promises more trains, more seats, betterstations, all at a cost of £7 billion. it is going to be ok, we will have a few bumps but we are here for the next two weeks, with long hours for me, to make sure that the transition is as smooth as possible. passengers have been warning about those bumps for months. some stations will lose services at peak times, and today, real teething troubles for the new timetable. govia thameslink cancelling services across the network, blaming the huge logistical challenge of introducing this new timetable and promising this situation will improve. it is in part due to these new trains, and new infrastructure, meaning in theory, more services, closer together across the capital. the upgrade would be complete, though, until 2020. —— the upgrade will not be complete, though, until 2020. it'll be tomorrow morning when the timetable gets its first real test.
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i'm joined now by steve chambers, from the campaign for better transport. i suppose from your point of view this is going to be better, when it settles down? yes. they should be a really good news story for passengers as a combination of years of planning and investment in the real rate —— railway. of planning and investment in the real rate -- railway. what about the big changes, the headline changes? 0ur correspondent earlier said we had not seen this scale of timetable changes in years. yes we have seen changes in years. yes we have seen changes across the network and with other different minds which has not pontifex. trains are redeployed to different parts of the country and it has an effect on timetables in north of england so it is the biggest timetable change we have seenin biggest timetable change we have seen ina biggest timetable change we have seen in a long time. there are some people grumbles about the permanent changes, particularly from those who are perhaps used to trains stopping
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on their way in or out of london and in order to increase the frequency for the long—distance travellers, and the shorter distances or props going to suffer a big? what this does point to is the fact that the number of people who were consulted early on in this was very small. the people who respond to consultations or engaged in consultations knowing about the changes, it is the first step and we are finding that operators are not doing enough to let people know about changes and let people know about changes and let them engage in that and help shape their own rail service that. they were saying that we have consulted thousands and thousands of people. i noticed in a statement, i am trying to find at the moment but i noted in the statement that they had been consulting on this for 18 months before the changes were introduced. be looked into one of the stations which i think is particularly affected and there were no respondents from that particular
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station in the consultation so jaziri have to go beyond just filling out a form on the website and needs to be engaging with and finding ways of engaging in the process and putting in the act the mac extra effort —— putting in the extra effort. a way to have individual conversations with passengers, personalised to their service and let them know about changes and also crucially shaped the changes that are happening to their train times. today's particular problems, what is like to have caused those? i have said before that it is a huge challenge and lots and lots of trains and they need to be in the right place for the timetable and they did say for some particular roots, there will —— it may be a delay in service is starting. a train they need for this particular service because the old timetable is starting the day somewhere else. what we're seeing is a worrying number of cancellations and the reason why timetables change
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on sunday is the last traffic. and the number of cancellations does not bode well for tomorrow but the bigger issue by far will be people turning up tomorrow to get their train that they have been getting for and who knows how long am finding that it is not there. the reason for that is because the communication, the way people are being consulted is not happening. there are nifty announcements and posts and things but a lot of us drown that out so we are calling on the operators to learn from this change and get better and inform passengers and involving them in the changes to their train services. thank you very much. advice there to check before you travel tomorrow and be certain that the train you are used to getting as steve was saying does not leave three or four minutes earlier than you were expecting. the bbc understands that chelsea football club's owner roman abramovich has experienced delays in renewing his visa for the uk. the russian billionaire didn't
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attend yesterday's fa cup final at wembley when chelsea beat manchester united. his office said it doesn't discuss personal matters with the media. but a source close to mr abramovich suggested he was in the process of renewing his visa and said it was taking a little longer than usual. reports suggest his visa expired last month. a man, believed to be in his 20s, has been stabbed to death in mitcham in south west london. police were called in the early hours of the morning to the scene between upper green east and montrose gardens. a man in his forties has been arrested on suspicion of murder and officers are yet to formally identify the victim. more than 60 people have been murdered in the capital so far this year, of which more than half have been stabbings. it is now 5:15pm, let's take a look at the headlines on bbc news. the royal family thanks the public for supporting the wedding of prince harry and meghan markle, after thousands lined the streets of windsor to see the newlyweds.
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some travellers report delays as a major overhaul of train timetables, affecting half a million passengers, begins today. china's bid to avert a trade war with the us. beijing promises to buy more goods and services from america. —— from the united states. let's stay with that story now. a looming trade war between the us and china has been put on hold according to the american treasury secretary, steven mnuchin. he told fox news that both countries had agreed to drop their threats to increase tariffs on each other‘s goods while they work on a wider trade agreement. we are putting the trade war on hold. right now we have agreed to put the tariffs on hold, while we try to execute the framework. the president has been very clear since the first meeting with president xi jinping and we are going to reduce the trade deficit and we have an
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agreement with china that they will substantially agree to it. that was steven mnuchin speaking on fox news this morning. our business correspondent, joe lynam explained that china was offering to reduce its trade surplus with the us, by purchasing more american agricultural and energy products. it is possibly fracturing bell products because they are the largest fracking gas producers. gas they put in the liquefied natural gas and sell it to the chinese and maybe the chinese will not buy from abu dhabi but from the americans instead and it might also apply to agricultural products, like frozen orangejuice, pork agricultural products, like frozen orange juice, pork bellies, agricultural products, like frozen orangejuice, pork bellies, all matter of things. but we do not have the details. there are no numbers of this thing we will bite x amount of
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agricultural products. i am a tiny bit sceptical but it will be seen as a political win for donald trump and will respond positively overnight. in the interview he said that the secretary is going to china soon and he will face some of those questions from journalists but the administration has been talking about turning a deficit of $375 billion into one that could be $175 billion. the scale of numbers gives you an idea of how long a journey this could be. it is going to be very ambitious. so why do it if it is so difficult? it is a political win. he with elected and those parts of america that physically make stop and they are not making as much of it as they used to do and what he wa nts to it as they used to do and what he wants to show them is he is capping a concrete when. it will be a political win for him in the markets
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will react quite well but i am not sure it is a solution to the problem. america does not make the stop that china wants to buy but american consumers definitely want the stuff that china exports. it is a consumer led thing. what are the americans going to do? are they going to make it more expensive for their consumers, this is the only way it to work. if you impose ta riffs way it to work. if you impose tariffs that are due to come into force tomorrow, if you impose the ta riffs force tomorrow, if you impose the tariffs on china or other countries, it makes it more expensive for consumers to buy those products. so it is either more expensive for american consumers to punish china for the trade deficit or china does something that somehow persuades all of its consumers to buy more american stop? but their economy is not at that stage yet. it is still referred to as an emerging economy. they would need more of these services that american banks provide an physical goods but why would they
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buy american goods if they can buy very well made chinese cars or chinese washing machines or internet products? staying in the americas... officials in cuba say 100 and ten people are now known to have died in the plane crash near havana on friday. 99 were cuban. three women who survived remain in a critical condition. the boeing 737 was on a domestic flight to the eastern city of olgeen when it crashed shortly after take off at havana airport. one of the plane's flight recorders has now been recovered from the wreckage. will grant reports. cubais cuba is in mourning. two full days of national mourning are taking place for the victims, more than 100 of them in the island's worst air disaster since the late 1980s. amid their pain, people want to know the full story. how a plane which appeared to be on a routine flight across the island into this way. eyewitness testimony is beginning to provide some clues but there is no
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clear picture yet. the plane left the airport and came here, and it seemed unable to lift and when arrived at the house it turned and got dangled in the cables and that is when it fell. the cuban government confirmed it recovered one of the black box recorders from the wreckage and with it potentially vital information of what caused the flight vital information of what caused the flight to come down so soon after take—off. flight to come down so soon after take-off. we already have a black box and have it in our possession and in good condition and we are searching for the other black box. the grief and confusion extends beyond cuba as well. the plane was owned by a mexican company and families of the mexican crew and passengers gathered in vain for more information. do you have -- they do not have any data rate now, they are like us, waiting for more
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information about what happened. the cuban president visited the crash site and promised a full investigation. right now the emphasis is on helping the victim's families and hoping the survivors pulled through, just three. 110 dead. questions are already being raised about the reliability of the rest of its airfleet, much of which dates to the soviet era, for a new president, this represents his first test as a leader. military bomb disposal experts have been on a west sussex beach all day dealing with a thousand kilo world war two german sea mine which was found there yesterday. a big section of elmer beach near bognor regis has been cordoned off, and the walkers, swimmers and boat owners kept away from the area. a cordon has been imposed there.
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in the last few minutes police have confirmed the mine has been towed out to sea and successfully detonated. joining me now is paul austin, who found the device and alerted the emergency services. thank you for being with us. tell us about finding it, first of all. did you have any idea what you are looking at? well, it was a team effort. one of my neighbours said what is that? and another neighbour took a photograph andi another neighbour took a photograph and i followed her out. how far out was a? yesterday was the lowest spring tides i think it exposed itself i don't know, about 20 yards from the shoreline and come up from the very low tide. and it was quite exposed then. so when i got out to sharon, i said we should take some photographs. and then we realised there was a fan of some sort, i
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thought it was a propeller, so i thought it was a propeller, so i thought it was a propeller, so i thought it was a torpedo and i said it is better if we withdraw and used another neighbour's phone... it is better if we withdraw and used another neighbour's phone. . m another neighbour's phone. . .m really was a team effort. it was, and we find the coast guard and said you need to be here in ten minutes, because the tide turned. they were within us in seven minutes and eight identified it as a potential hazard and then everybody started to tape off and they closed the whole beach. they had been here for a long time now operate what did they tell you about it? because as you can see it is like a big oil drummer with a propeller on it, did they give you an indication on how big it was? initially, no but they said it was probably one of the largest bombs the not
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—— nazis made. so it was a strange feeling when we were standing three feet from it. you literallyjust missed the explosion, the house just shook. you could hear it? absolutely. something fell off the side. it was extraordinary. thing goodness it did not affect your internet connection. how often do these things come up around you? because that coastline was targeted heavily by the germans during the war? since discovering this several names have popped up and said last year there was a bomb taken into the house of a neighbour down and a huge flare exploded on the beach a year ago. it is quite a military area down here. the navy and army were based here and some are her souls for d—day along this coast. there
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was a seaplane station down here as well. i do not know whether the bomb was targeted for here or whether it was targeted for here or whether it was in portsmouth and it moved up the coast. it is remarkable to think it has been sitting there somewhere under the sea force 70 years. harmless in a sense but potentially with the terrible damage it could do. a neighbour who serves in boards and has gone over it several times and has gone over it several times andi and has gone over it several times and i do not know what that is, his pal said it is probably a body keep going. sort ofjoking. but it has been seen but i think because of the movement and the nature of the tide, it really exposed it yesterday. paul austin, it has been seen and will be seen no more and these were telling us seen no more and these were telling us about your remarkable discovery. from near elmer beach.
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nick miller has the weather. glorious warm sunshine again today across many parts of and wells and cloudy skies in scotland and ireland. a week whether front has been moving in here and with this crowd we have seen a bit of rain. i had about whether, some sunshine but some spots along the coast, some misty load cloud —— low cloud. it has been rather cool compared with the sunshine and land. overnight we will start to see some of the cloud push and across parts of eastern england and will give a cool start to monday. in the rain gets heavier and more widespread over ireland. two northwest scotland, the north nro dunn isles as well. —— the northern ireland as well. it may
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linger on the day and keeping rather cool and we have seen someone jumped dunn sunshine. the rain retreating to western counties during the day and still there in two northwest scotla nd and still there in two northwest scotland and some heavy bursts and a noticeable breeze. elsewhere in scotla nd noticeable breeze. elsewhere in scotland some sunshine and cloud increasing, the chance of a shower developing across southern parts of england in the midlands. some warmth and sunny spells into the low 20s. some of the shower still around on monday evening in pushing a little bit further west and the weather front, the rain starts to weaken and it is about to fizzle out. here is the front and strengthening an area of high pressured to the north of the uk going into tuesday. it does mean that as tuesday begins in scotla nd mean that as tuesday begins in scotland and northern ireland expect a lot of cloud around. many things will improve as the cloud breaks and you get to see some sunshine returning those more than scotland can returning those more than scotland ca n state returning those more than scotland
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can state rather cloud lee's. may be the midlands and wales later, a chance of catching the odd shower and maybe a thunderstorm, but very few and far between but most of us will not get those in continue with warm and sunny spells. easterly breeze will keep the coast cooler than elsewhere and for many of us it is dry this week with sunshine. a chance of a shower and thunderstorm especially in parts of england and wells. that is how your weather is looking. this is bbc news — in a few minutes' time viewers on bbc one willjoin us for a full round up of the day's news with mishal husain. before that karthi has all the sport. thank you very much, sorry about that. it will start the cycling and simon yates has been on site as a
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form. he has continued that by winning the 15th stage and his third of the tour and extending his overall lead to significantly with 18 comers to go dates in the leaders pictures as he made a move and left the breast of the world behind. he finished over a0 seconds ahead of anyone else and he now leads. chris froome is well behind again and he does look out of contention now as yates seems to become the first briton to win. livingston is back in the top 5 cents 2006. they beat them 3—1 on aggregate and they led to everyone going into today. they scored the only goal of the game straight after the half—time break. jacobs with the goal that secures back—to—back promotions now for livingstone. manchester city have qualified for next season of the women's champions league. they been on the final day.
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jill scott to give city a 1—0 lead after 22 minutes. a celebration there. the second half it was the england winger that doubled city public advantage. and then scott struck again to make it 3—0. as a treatment takes city above arsenal and chelsea are the champions after their unbeaten season. we wanted to win the league this year, bobby is a new would be a difficult one and hats off to chelsea. they deserved it. it was important they secured that champions league place. make sure we will be playing champions league football. the last couple of seasons, semi final and then almost seeing how much we grew as well this year. only losing 1—0 in that second leg. it would have been devastating. casey stony is set to become the
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manchester of manchester united's new women's team. this package be giving a license to be playing in the restructured women to super league. currently the assistant manager to the england boss and she is likely to stay in that role. motu ra is likely to stay in that role. motura has won the great manchester run for the first time but he had to admit it was hard work. ted out skip the riderfrom admit it was hard work. ted out skip the rider from uganda admit it was hard work. ted out skip the riderfrom uganda and give the living champion because he is still recovering from breaking the british record at last month's british marathon. i know at the end of the race i can use everything and today was just about hanging in there and using my speed. i was pretty tired. i was tired and his want to say everything and thank you for coming up everything and thank you for coming up today. the next big thing is the marathon. just running which
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marathon. just running which marathon and which one will suit me and which one i need to do. hopefully 2019 is the big one. she has won her second consecutive italian opera by beating the world number one simona halep. she donated from the start in rome and took the first set 6—0. helps improve the second set but she maintained and claim turfthird second set but she maintained and claim turf third title of the season. the men's final is going at the moment. rafael nadal against alexander's thereof. he has the advantage in the third. 3—2 up but it has been delayed because of rains. alexander is on a roll. he won the madrid masters last week and rafael nadal is finding him a tough opponent. the rugby league magically get which consists of seven games played over two days the same venue concludes this evening. the seventh
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and final game at newcastle is the derby between hull kr and hull fc. this action started with a win. second—half hat trick helped them to a26— second—half hat trick helped them to a26-12 second—half hat trick helped them to a26 —12win second—half hat trick helped them to a 26 — 12 win over his former side. and any game, huddersfield joins them 25 points to 22 win over wakefield. they were not enough after macintosh scored their fourth try. as saw the sport from now. now let's get the latest news. the designer who created the dress is seen by millions of people around the world said she felt part of hate historic moment. i think with meghan, she's so modern and fresh. and i think that was part of what she wanted to be. you really wanted to represent her. i wanted her to feel absolutely incredible in the dress. delays and cancellations for rail passengers,
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after new timetables are introduced on several lines. the lava flow from hawaii's volcano — more residents are urged to evacuate for days, this has been a spectacular sight on the skyline. lava spurting into the air. and you can hear it even from this distance. good evening. the designer of meghan markle's wedding dress has been giving more details about how it was created. clare waight keller — the artistic director of givenchy — said it had been important to the new duchess of sussex that a british woman was behind the dress, and that they worked closely together on the design. the ceremony yesterday was watched by at least 16 million
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the people in the uk alone. our royal correspondent, daniela relph, has more. it was the big reveal. the first sight of the wedding dress. and behind the bride, straightening the five metres of vale is clare waight keller, the british designer of the dress. she had kept fashion's big secret. givenchy was not widely rumoured to be the fashion house to win this coveted project. the aim was to design a dress that was simple, sharp and timeless. with meghan, she is so modern and fresh and that was part of what she wanted to be. you really wanted to represent her. i wanted her to feel absolutely incredible in the dress. and also, i wanted her to feel like it was absolutely right for the occasion. for five months, the dress was made in paris by a small team of
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people. many of them didn't even know who the gang was for. all of those who worked with the bride yesterday described as relaxed and unfazed by the scale of the event ahead of her. the most beautiful moment. she is just ahead of her. the most beautiful moment. she isjust so easy on that level. she has that kind of loose style, easy and not contrived. the wedding is likely to be one of the most watched tv event of the year. a peak audience of 13 million watched the bbc coverage. it is thought more than a billion watched globally. after sharing so much of their wedding day, the evening reception was a private affair. the couple drove through the grounds of windsor great park for the black—tie party nearby. the bride wore a new piece of jewellery, an emerald nearby. the bride wore a new piece ofjewellery, an emerald cut aquamarine ring, a gift from her husband. it had come from the jewellery collection of his mother, diana, princess of wales. the fireworks over the castle last
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night, one of the few clues as to what was happening inside. further hints came via social media. tennis players serena williams posting this video of herself en route to the party. the duchess of sussex now has her own page on the royalfamily website. she describes herself as a feminist. the new duke and duchess of sussex will carry out their first public engagement as a married couple on tuesday. they will attend a garden party here at buckingham palace, to sell about the work of charities supported by the prince of wales. this afternoon, the bridal bouquet was laid on the grave of the unknown warrior in westminster abbey, a tradition dating back almost 100 years. after what was the most modern of royal weddings. daniela relph, bbc news. passengers in several parts of the rail network have been affected today by disruption, after the introduction of new timetables designed to reduce congestion. those using great northern trains have been complaining of cancellations, and problems have also been reported on thameslink
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and southern trains. the operators of the lines have said they're working to minimise problems caused by the "huge logistical challenge" of the changes. sophie long reports. it is the biggest shake—up to services for a generation. more than 4 services for a generation. more than a million trains across britain have been rescheduled. arrival and departure times for all trains run by southern, thameslink, great northern and the gatwick express changed today. the plan is that services will be more frequent and more reliable. but some passengers say their journeys will more reliable. but some passengers say theirjourneys will no longer be possible, and they are dreading the expected disruption in the next few weeks as trains and crews are redeployed. emily lives in harpenden. a growing commuter town which relies on its rail with london. the train she normally
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catches every morning will no longer run. how will this impact on your life? for the next few weeks i have had to arrange extra childcare. it is already a really tight squeeze in the morning to drop my kids off at school, dashed to the station, get ona train school, dashed to the station, get on a train and get into london. i cannot take the risk going forward as to whether i will be able to get ona train. as to whether i will be able to get on a train. it is notjust about the extra cost in childcare. it is letting children down. as a working mum,i letting children down. as a working mum, iwork letting children down. as a working mum, i work five days a week in london, my time with my kids is really precious. emily is not the only one who is furious. it is appalling. we are paying £4000 a year for a service. we are promised better services and we are getting worse services. we keep hearing our services are being transformed but they are being transformed for the worst. we are angry and we will not ta ke worst. we are angry and we will not take this lying down. one of the train companies has been experiencing teething problems. all of the trains running through to brighton and hove chamakh council. the company which runs the train
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lines involved say they are facing a big logistical challenge as they face rolling incremental changes across more than 3000 daily services. they said they apologise to customers for any inconvenience caused during the initial stages of the timetable change. tomorrow morning will be the real test. the timetable change. tomorrow morning will be the real testm past experience is anything to go by, i suspect it would be pretty grim. it is fair to say a lot of people are not looking forward to their morning commute. sophie long, bbc news. the bbc understands that roman abramovich — the billionaire russian owner of chelsea football club — is experiencing a delay in having his visa for the uk renewed. he was not present at wembley yesterday, when his club beat manchester united 1—0 to win the fa cup. our home affairs correspondent, daniel sandford, is here. daniel, what appears to be happening? it is all very intriguing, isn't it? roman abramovich‘s office do not wa nt to roman abramovich‘s office do not want to comment. they say it is a
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private matter. but someone very close to the billionaire told me his visa expired three weeks ago. he has been trying to renew it. it is taking a little longer than usual. that meant he missed the fa cup final yesterday. looking at flight data, his private jet left final yesterday. looking at flight data, his privatejet left britain on april one. it has since been going to moscow, monaco, switzerland, new york. but it has not returned to the uk. he doesn't seem to be able to come back here at the moment. he has regularly attended chelsea home games since 2003. he has a huge mansion on kensington palace gardens. when we asked the home office what was going on. we got a statement from the security minister, not the immigration minister. they said they don't routinely comment on individual cases. it does look as if it is possible that this is somehow linked to the deterioration in relations between britain and russia in the aftermath of the poisoning of the skripals. though i suppose it still could just be on expected red tape. thank you very much.
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on hawaii's big island more people are being urged to leave their homes, as fountains of lava from the kilauea volcano continue to break through the ground in residential areas. already dozens of buildings have already been destroyed, and some people have had to be rescued from their homes. several of the fissures from the volcano are still growing. chris buckler reports from the island. the lines of fire that scar this island are growing longer and thicker. and fountains of lava are bleeding through the cracks. the kilauea volcano is slowly eating the ground it was created. we're 3000 feet above the ground. but you can actually feel the heat of the lava, and you can smell the smoke. as the lava has risen up, people have been warned to leave if they live in its path. at this shelter, they're offering food, clothes and help to those who have had to evacuate their homes. but there are families who already
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have nothing to return to. our house burnt down on saturday. so you've lost your house? everything. we got nothing out. i've got two kids i've got to worry about. you know, where are we going to go from here? where are we going to rebuild from here? i mean, we lost everything. upset is all too easy to see in this corner of hawaii. and all the time the kilauea volcano continues to threaten. for days, this has been a spectacular sight in the skyline. lava spurting into the air. and you can hear it even from this distance. the people who live nearby say at times their homes have been shaken by the sheer force of the eruptions. we do have to be ready to go with our bags packed and our masks nearby. and if the air quality gets bad, or the lava gets closer, we'll go. all the indications are that the eruptions of lava are getting
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stronger and more violent. kilauea has left part of this island, so often promoted as a paradise, looking more like hell. chris buckler, bbc news on the big island of hawaii. survivors of terror attacks, and relatives of victims, have signed an open letter, calling on the public to do more to catch those responsible. the widow of fusilier lee rigby, and the brother of a man killed in last year's manchester arena attack, are among those who've signed the letter. the culture secretary, matt hancock, has said the government will introduce new laws to tackle online abuse — including fines for social media companies that could run into billions of pounds. he said the government wanted to tackle the internet‘s "wild west" to make britain the safest place in the world online. a new tougher mot test has come into force to try to improve air quality and make roads safer.
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there are tighter emission limits, new fail categories and a number of components will now be tested for the first time. our business correspondent, joe lynam, reports. it's the annual car health check that we all have to do, and some dread. and standards are being raised from today to keep deficient vehicles off the roads. among the new reasons to instantly fail an mot test include underinflated tyres. the engine management light being on when you turn on the engine, and this showing up. or the reversing light not working at all. and if you have a diesel car with a special filter, you'll fail if there is any smoke coming out of your tailpipe. on top of that there will be a new dangerous category, meaning you will more than fail — your car won't be allowed back on the road. our priority is to make the road safer, so we're making changes to really two areas.
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so, we're changing some parts of the content of the test. we are also making changes to how we present the information to motorists, to try and help them look after their cars and keep their cars safer. mot testers hope the new rules will remove inconsistencies of why a car might pass orfail. for us as testers, a lot of the subjectivity is being removed. the testing service that we use to create mots is largely far more prescriptive now than it has been before. the good news is that our cars should be safer thanks to the new mot test. the bad news, initially though, is that more cars are likely to fail. joe lynam, bbc news. british cyclist simon yates has won another stage in the giro d'italia — one of cycling's most coveted races. the 25—year—old broke clear on his own to secure victory — his third stage win — while rival chris froome lost time, and is now seventh overall. no briton has ever won the giro, and with a week to go yates now has a lead of two minutes
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and 11 seconds. thousands of football fans will be descending on the city of kiev this week, for the champions league final between liverpool and real madrid. it's one of the most prestigious competitions in football, and tickets are highly sought after. but, as jonah fisher has been finding out, finding accommodation can be an expensive business. this is where the champions league final will take place on saturday night. 63,000 fans will be packed inside the olympic stadium. i am vitali klitschko, mayor of kiev. former heavyweight champion of the world. for all sports fans, welcome to kiev. it will be amazing. there are certainly amazing sights, but the choice of kiev has also proved somewhat controversial. the moment real madrid and liverpool were confirmed as the two teams in the final, hotel prices really went through the roof.
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most places are all full. others are trying to make huge profits. take this hotel. it's charging £1,500 for the night. and it's 12 kilometres from here to the stadium. and a standard room at this place costs a whopping £2600 for the big night. that is more than 20 times the usual rate. as news of the price hikes spread, a revolt stirred in the tower blocks of kiev. for me, liverpool is notjust simply a football club — it's a way of life. not all its participants are crazy about liverpool like yuri and his son, leo. but they are all upset that visitors are being ripped off.
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a facebook page was set up offering free beds to visiting fans. i posted such a message. we are liverpool, ta—la—la—la—la. it is a liverpool supporters‘ chant. two persons can stay here. yuri was very quickly swamped with requests from around the world. and he chose to host two brothers. i wanted to help some guys just from liverpool. why? because i know that liverpool is not a very rich city. it's thought that more than 500 visiting fans have now arranged free accommodation for next weekend. yuri and leo's plan is to watch the game on tv. of course, that won't stop them singing on theirteam. # we're the best football team in the land. jonah fisher, bbc news, kiev. there's more throughout the evening on the bbc news channel. we are back with
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the late news at ten. now on bbc one it's time for the news where you are. goodbye. hello. this is bbc news. the #metoo movement has been taking centre stage at the cannes film festival where stars like cate blanchett and kristen stewart have been agitating for better treatment of women in the film industry. the rising hollywood star, aja naomi king added her voice to the protests while making her first appearance at the festival. she told our reporter, attika choudhary that women are standing up and saying no more. swearing the media movement has been such a big thing and such a global thing now. good. i feel like big thing and such a global thing now. good. ifeel like the big thing and such a global thing now. good. i feel like the one thing to me to movement taught me is that there's so many situations in everyday situations go through that we've become accustomed to that and we've become accustomed to that and we don't even realise, oh that is inappropriate. i'm so happy that we as women are standing up across all
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industries and are saying no more. you've been working on a show, how to get away with murder, it has not been an easyjourney, hasn't? to get away with murder, it has not been an easy journey, hasn't? you know, i've been really blessed because of women like shonda rimes and kerry washington. doing all the work they have been doing in hollywood they have changed the landscape of what my experience probably would have been without them. they would not have been space made for a viola davis to be the lead on how to get away with murder. we would be back at square one. especially when i think of young girls saying you are beautiful. look at you, you are being represented as well. this talk about your film. a girl from mogadishu. tell us about this project. the script was sent to me, we start in somalia and we see
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what her experience is like in this war—torn country and then she is smuggled out of somalia into ireland, and there she becomes a political activist and really, she uses social media a lot as well to begin to engage people in the conversation about ending female genital mutilation. i mean, the most wonderful thing about her is she has the most infectious smile and a laugh, as the most incredible spirit. we think about everything that she has been through, the fact that she has been through, the fact that she has been through, the fact that she can still be sojoyous that she has been through, the fact that she can still be so joyous and so happy, to me itjust speaks to how strong we are as women. like, the things that we can overcome and how we can share things with other people and through sharing our stories, how we can engage and make other people feel stronger. aja naomi king there. time for a look at the weather with nick miller glorious sunshine again today.
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cloudier skies in scotland and northern ireland. it's been quite the front moving in here and with this guide we have also seen a bit of rain. the cloud is the pushing into northern england as wales as well. ahead of that weather front a lot of sunshine but sunspots along the north sea coast and some misty low cloud close by and examples from me and sussex earlier today. it's a rather cool compared with the sunshine. overnight we will start to see the slow cloud across eastern england to get quite a cool start to monday. and overnight the rain gets heavier and more right spread and northern ireland. the splash of rain on the go out and northwest scotland and western and northern aisles as well. we will push back to the coast again with the sunspots might linger during the day and you'll see warm sunshine. the rain retreating to
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western counties during the day but still there into northwest scotland. heavy bursts and more breeze. elsewhere in scotland you get to see some sunshine and cloud increasing belt. the chance for showers developing across parts of southern england in the midlands and later wales. you can catch up or will be heavier and possibly thundery. a wealth of sunny spells and the low 20s. some of the show were still around and pushing further west. this weather from the rain on starts to weaken. that's about to fizzle out and here is that weather front and dialling it down and strengthening the area of high pressure going into tuesday. as tuesday begins for scotland and northern ireland and sucked a lot of cloud around, though for many of us during the day things will improve as the cloud breaks and you can see sunshine returning the northern scotla nd sunshine returning the northern scotland could state rather cloudy. still across southern england and maybe the midlands and wales later asa maybe the midlands and wales later as a chance of catching the odd shower and maybe a thunderstorm. very few and far between. they will
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continue with warm sunny spells. the breeze will keep north sea coast schooler but for many of us astride his week with warm sunshine but the chance of shower and thunderstorm. that's how you this week is looking. this is bbc news. i'm shaun ley. the headlines at 6pm. cheering. the royal family thanks the public for their support of the royal wedding, after thousands lined the streets of windsor to see prince harry and meghan markle. clare waight kellor, the british designer who created the dress, meghan markle chose her. she explains why she thinks meghan markle chose her. she really, i think, is embracing women, and i think, is embracing women, and i think the fact that i was a working mother and i work for many different houses and love what i do, really was an interesting story for her. in other news, the biggest overhaul of train timetables in decades, affecting half a million passengers. it started today but there were some delays and cancellations.
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chelsea football club owner roman abramovich faces delays in renewing his uk visa also coming up, the first serious injury
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