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this is bbc news. the headlines at 8pm. back on. after kim jong—un sends a letter to the white house, donald trump confirms he will be meeting the north korean leader later this month. we will be meeting onjune 12 and singapore. it's really a get to know you kind of situation. mike has spent two days doing this. we have gotten spent two days doing this. we have gotte n to spent two days doing this. we have gotten to know their people very well. europe, canada and mexico hit back after the us imposes import tariffs on steel and aluminium. here, the government warns against an escalating trade war. calls for the transport secretary to resign — as hundreds more trains are cancelled and another emergency timetable is announced. people are left unable to pay with their visa cards after the company experiences a service disruption. also tonight, new prime ministers tonight in both italy and spain. after weeks of deadlock,
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guiseppe conte is sworn—in in rome, while mariano rajoy is ousted in madrid following a corruption scandal. and england's cricketers are on top in the second test against pakistan. good evening and welcome to bbc news. donald trump has confirmed that his planned summit with kim jong—un will go ahead on the 12th ofjune in singapore. last week the president cancelled the historic talks following antagonistic rhetoric from pyongyang — but us and north korean officials have been meeting all week and this evening the president met the senior korean diplomat kim yong—chol who delivered
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a personal letterfrom the korean leader to mr trump. following tonight's talks president trump spoke to the media outside the white house — this is what he had to say. we will be meeting onjune 12 and singapore. it went really well it is really a get to know you kind of situation. mike has spent two days doing this. we have gotten to know other people very well and we... you people will have to travel because you will be in singapore onjune 12. you will be in singapore onjune12. i think it will be a process. i have never said it goes in one meeting. i think it's going to be a process. the relationships are building and thatis the relationships are building and that is a very positive thing. what is your sense of what the north koreans are willing to do on the issue of denuclearisation?” koreans are willing to do on the issue of denuclearisation? i know they want to do that. they want other things along the line. they
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wa nt to other things along the line. they want to develop as a country. that is going to happen, i have no doubt. japan is involved as you know and south korea is very much involved. we are involved in terms of getting everything, everybody wants the united states and we are going to help in the process very much. but i think you see a lot of very positive things including with china. i think you see a lot of very positive things with the president there. he has help me quite a bit with this. we will see with this lease. june 12 we will be in singapore. it would be a beginning and i have never said it happens in one meeting. you are talking about years of hostility, yea rs of talking about years of hostility, years of problems. years of really hatred between so many different nations. but i think you're going to have a very positive result in the end. not from one meeting. reporter: do appear to question their sincerity in your letter to kim jong—un last week. have they gone
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farenough jong—un last week. have they gone far enough now? don't forget, my letter was a response to their letter. the media forgot that. they said that i cancer. i didn't cancel. it was a very —— it was a response to them. we're going to start a process. we are meeting with the chairman on june 12. process. we are meeting with the chairman onjune12. —— the media saidi chairman onjune12. —— the media said i cancelled it. it will be successful. and we will see. we will see what we will see. i think it is going to be a process that we deserve to have. we really deserve... they want it. we think it's important and i think we would be making a big mistake if we didn't have it. i think we are going to have it. i think we are going to have a relationship and it will start on june 12. reporter: looking to get done in one meeting? this was a meeting in which
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a letter was given to me by kim jong—un and that letter was a very nice letter. 0h, which would see what was in that letter. how much? how much? how much? reporter: can you tell us what it said? it was an interesting letter and maybe one day i will be able to give it to you. maybe fairly soon. that was donald trump speaking a short while ago. we will be getting reaction to what he said not only north korea, the upcoming something, we have confirmation on june 12. but upcoming something, we have confirmation onjune12. but also the terrorists that had been placed on the eu, mexico and canada as well. —— the tariffs. europe, canada and mexico have retaliated to tariffs imposed by president trump on steel and aluminium imported into the united states, widening the trade war. us taxes of 25% on steel and 10% on aluminium came into effect this morning after the failure of weeks of negotiations between america and its allies.
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canada retaliated with import taxes of their own, of up to 25%, on american products like whiskey and coffee, as well as some steel. mexico went next, also putting new tariffs on us steel and food, ranging from apples to cheese. and as for europe, the 28 states have a 10—page long list of products to target, from yachts to motorbikes to peanut butter. it could mean goods become more expensive for shoppers here as the higher cost of imports is passed on by retailers. our north america correspondent nick bryant reports on what the eu is calling america's dangerous game. bethlehem, pennsylvania used to be a powerhouse of the us steel industry. then it became a rust belt power base of donald trump. after the closure of its main steel plant 20 years ago, many people here felt like economic castaways. stranded in a globalised economy which left them behind.
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in the presidential election, bethlehem voted republican for the first time since the 1980s. we had 30,000 people working here at one time. this former steelworker does not even like donald trump — but he loves the imposition of these tariffs. i think they will help the economy, i think they will help the general public. i think it's a good thing and i don't think the sky will fall. you're not worried about the impact of a trade war? i'm not worried, it's been done before and it's not hard. it doesn't hurt. it's 30, a0 years too late. the trump administration says it's protecting us national security but this is more about protecting the us steel industry and protecting rust belt towns. donald trump believes he is rewarding his loyal supporters and does not seem that worried about angering america's closest allies. but the european union is not taking it without a fight. it is retaliating and calling donald trump's actions a dangerous game. this is further weakening transatlantic relations and causes
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the risk of severe tribulations in the market globally. protectionism can never be a solution and this will hurtjobs here in the european union but also in the us. the eu has published a ten page tariff target list of american imports. ranging from harley davidson motorcycles to whiskey and levi jeans. there has been a rapid response from america's neighbours canada and mexico. imposing tariffs on $13 billion worth of us exports. port talbot steelworks in wales has battled for its survival in recent years. now comes more uncertainty. the flood of steel that would have gone to the us market from all over the world which may now come to our market, flooded with steel, bringing prices down, putting jobs at risk and we might then find ourselves in those very dark days of the steel crisis. steel workers here are understandably concerned.
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it's another kick in the teeth basically. after everything we've gone through, we work hard to establish ourselves in the global market again and now this has been presented, thrown into our lap through no fault of our own. tonight theresa may stressed her deep disappointment, calling it an unjustified decision. words echoed by the trade secretary. it is very, very unfortunate if we get into this tit—for—tat position, especially with one of our closest allies. nobody wins in a trade war. there are only casualties. bethlehem, pennsylvania. where every christmas a huge star glows from the hilltop. where every other night in the year the sky is lit by the hungry furnaces of steel. it's way too late to save bethlehem steel plant. the american industry's heyday is a thing of the past. but us unemployment dropped today
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to its lowest level in 18 years, fuelling a sense of rust belt revival and emboldening donald trump. nick bryant, bbc news. doctor peter warrian is a leading academic on the steel industry, and was formerly research director of the united steelworkers of america. he joins me via webcam from toronto. thank you forjoining us. what do you make of what is taking place?” think these are difficult and potentially dangerous times on the steel issue itself between canada and united states this makes no sense at all. during the nafta period, america became canada's biggest steal customer. it goes back and forth each year. this year, the american side is up $2 billion. in still trade with canada. western canada was a bit ahead. but from
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that point of view while there is some technical issues, monitoring chinese imports, those are quite solvable. the view is on its own terms, the us and canada as you trade this makes no sense. secondly people are left with the inclusion that this is a bargaining trip —— chip being used by america and the larger nafta negotiations which recently thought they were going to come close to being done but have drawn apart again. that is the second thing. the other is that if somebody deems you on steel, you retaliate in other areas. you have the eu's list and it's easy for that to spin out of control and get you into a generalised trade war. that's the risk i think. we are not there yet. but you start with steel and you wind up with harley—davidson and whiskey and all of these things you get too much complexity. ontario is heavily reliant on skewered —— still
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productive. how worried is the state ? productive. how worried is the state? this is the home of steel production and it's from here that most of the steel goes into the state's states —— states. they go back four, five times. where would you apply the tariff? the auto executives have told mr trump that this makes no sense for how we run oui’ this makes no sense for how we run our industry like the ford motor company. you have to believe that this is about politics.” company. you have to believe that this is about politics. i wasjust going to say that mr trudeau did speak of on a front to the canadians who died alongside americans in battle. —— an affront. what do the this was due to us canada relations? well under mr trump plaza watch it has become quite difficult and his —— mrtrump plaza has become quite difficult and his —— mr trump plaza watch. his
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rationale for doing something, it is tough to see canada ever invading united states, that happened last in 1812. but the really difficult thing is how this balances out. most steel from canada going into the states has gone by trucks. so this weekend you can have trucks going across the border in buffalo or detroit going to chicago or whatever. and be stopped and demanding cash on the barrel of 25% tariff. 0stensibly the american purchasers are supposed to pay for it. and they do not want to do that. so you may have a combination of rising steel prices. you have given us a great overview there. of what it would do to canada and also to us canadian relations. these tariffs don't kick in until july one. what are steelworkers and
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seo cubbies been saying to you, what has been getting back to you? the american tariffs apply today. the canadian tariffs are july american tariffs apply today. the canadian tariffs arejuly one. there isa canadian tariffs arejuly one. there is a six—week order cycle of steel roughly. so we have a bit of a zone where maybe something can happen. but i think you can get the combination of steel pacifico —— specifically, the larger nafta negotiation will probably become more difficult because of this noise level. ok. and similarly between europe and america. the noise level tends to take on a life of its own. thank you very much. thank you. let's find out what is going on than the sporting world. we will be crossing to the bbc sports centre surely. let's remind you of the
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latest news coming out of america. an impromptu press conference with donald trump, he came out initially to speak about the june 12 meeting is back on. and some interesting comments regarding the tariffs that have broken over the last 2a hours. let's find out how the sporting news is going on. let's cross over to the bbc sports centre. good evening to you. england has made all a perfect stats —— start in the second test against pakistan as they look to bounce back from that nine wicket defeat. and lord stuart broad with the attack as their ahead. patrick geary reports. when they found out they lost ben stokes to injury this morning and that they've lost the toss and after that, england must‘ve thought what else could go wrong? they responded. in part thanks to
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stuart broad's stir. he bowled far better than he lost. they took two wickets and qatar —— caught far better than they had in the first test. the rest of england helped. jimmy anderson chipped in. it looked at one point pakistan would not make 100 in the first innings. they did. it was down to a niger road from good job. —— to a 19—year—old from the punjab. jennings had been recalled to the team and he made a solid booking 29 which helped build up solid booking 29 which helped build up pat wept —— held in limbo the platform. england and took it to the close of play when cook went for 46. that was frustrating for england but with roof still there and closing in on the pakistan first innings score, they regard this as a good day indeed. he has defended raheem sterling over the conscious state ——
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area over the controversy over his new tattoo. a picture of an assault rifle on his leg. they were trained ahead of their world cup match against nigeria. sterling could feature against them and costa rica on thursday. the coach says he should be hounded over personal choice. in my view a tattoo is like any work of art. it's very individual. the intent is all but the individual and the person. —— with the individual. what has been clear from his own statement and his own experiences that he is not somebody who supports or wants to promote guns in the way that was perceived at first. elsewhere, paul higginbotham has been sacked after four months. he left barnsley to ta ke four months. he left barnsley to take over in february. he wonjust four of his 16 games in charge. the clu b four of his 16 games in charge. the club say they are looking for someone club say they are looking for someone with more experience. leads ended the season 13th in the
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championship and will start next campaign witha championship and will start next campaign with a new manager for a fifth successive year. england for frank kirby signed a new contract with chelsea. she scored 25 goals last way. she won the pa and football writer's association women of the year award. novak djokovic ca nter of the year award. novak djokovic canter a grueling of the year award. novak djokovic ca nter a grueling four—hour of the year award. novak djokovic canter a grueling four—hour match against roberto batista. he lost his first set of the terms of far and also broke his first record of the week —— racket of the week. after some frustrating times. but he is there defaced fernanda velasco in there defaced fernanda velasco in the fourth round. elina svitolina is also out for the women's league. the court, continues. the right is taking on —— the rhinos attack him. there died to 12 men after having one man sent off when they were leading by six points to. since then
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leeds had ta ken leading by six points to. since then leeds had taken control. they lead by 34 points to 12. they have already secured one of their semifinal place at the heart last night. some the best swimmers are in sheffield the world —— for the paris oysters. another boat paralympic gold medallist not —— can't when retirement after she... that take place in art —— >> ben: just a place in august. that august work. much more we have breaking news coming from police in north of england. mark fellows is a set has been charged for the murders of the gangland figures paul massey and john can sell it following a joint operation in manchester. —— ken cella. mark fellows has been charged with the
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murders of paul massey and john can sell after a joint operation in manchester. —— john sell after a joint operation in manchester. ——john kinsella. donald trump has confirmed that his meeting with kim jong—un will go head trump has confirmed that his meeting with kimjong—un will go head up on the 12th of june with kimjong—un will go head up on the 12th ofjune in singapore and anthony is in washington for us. anthony is in washington for us. anthony remind us what he said. how did this newsbreak? he said we will be in singapore on troop ——june 12. confirming what we have been hearing and that was that the summit with north korea will be back on track. donald trump received kim yong—chol who he describes as the second most powerful man in north korea into the white house. they had an extended meeting in the oval office. cameras could pick up a little bit of movement in the room and then donald trump walked out of the white house, saw the delegation off, turned and walked to reporters and began a 20 minute impromptu press conference.
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he downplayed to expend patients on the singapore segment and said it was going to be a process. —— singapore summit. he said he could go fast or slow the paying a north korea's requests in negotiation. the expectation is some sort of agreement on nuclear disarmament or the entity korean war which has been officially going on since the 1950s, thatis officially going on since the 1950s, that is downplaying and he said there will be no signature on something coming out of this meeting. but he did describe the progress of us north korea relations. in positive terms. he said the relations have been as good as they have been in a long time. he said he doesn't want to use the term maximum pressure any more to describe what the united states sanctions are on north korea and he has hundreds of bank —— think —— sanctions and he was thinking about. but said he didn't want to because he said the negotiations are heading in the right direction. he says the
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us is getting along with north korea. there is a relationship building and that the relationship with kim jong—un will begin building and that the relationship with kimjong—un will begin in singapore on the 12th. we will leave it there. thank you, anthony. visa card transactions have been off for the day. some of the big supermarkets are reporting proms with customers using their visa cards. so let's get the latest with our technology correspondent. so this afternoon, we had the first murmurings of things going wrong with these of. where are we now? throughout the afternoon we began getting reports from across the country that people were turning up with their cards. people were not specifying visa at first they seem to think it was just any car being effective. and some organisations and retailers were actually putting up and retailers were actually putting up signs saying cash only. stopping
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all cards. but eventually became clear that this was a specific visa problem. visa has confirmed that. we don't know what is wrong with this system. it has been patchy but it has caused widespread disruption. foran has caused widespread disruption. for an since we read a report from the seven brave —— seven bridget ever accuse “— the seven brave —— seven bridget ever accuse —— there were queues at the severn bridge tolls because the rendezvous to accept visa pavements. i had just had a report from some a same—day turn up to the local station. there was a sign on the ticket machine saying no cards accepted. they are wondering how they will buy the tickets. a lot of disruption. it is a mix up. there are six races. i have been out shopping, bought my dinner, tried to pay with visa, it failed, work with mastercard and then went to somewhere else. bought a drink, and visa did work. it is fragmented but causing a lot of disruption. right across the country. very patchy.
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hopefully it will be cleared up. no indication of when or any work has been done to clear up the problem. we had the first statement from visa at 4pm saying they were working hard at 4pm saying they were working hard at it and will be back in touch with them. there was one report from a small business organisation saying they had been told it was over and a p pa re ntly they had been told it was over and apparently it is not over. people are still facing problems and nothing yet from visa on this quite embarrassing situation. the systems are not working. that is an awful lot of payments. thank you very much. the misery for train passengers continues. hundreds of trains have been cancelled or delayed on northern trains today, affecting tens of thousands of passengers in the north of england. trains on govia thameslink in the south have also been badly disrupted. the rmt union is calling
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for the transport secretary chris grayling to quit after what it describes as days of carnage. 0ur correspondent sima kotecha reports late or cancelled trains causing stress and panic. hundreds of trains and just a few drivers, i don't believe it. you should know why. because we have a shortage of drivers. it's been going on weeks. even before a new national timetable was implemented more than a fortnight ago. they need to pull their fingers out and get their act together. they have implemented a new timetable but they knew it was coming in and therefore they should have planned for the additional drivers they say they need to meet the extra demand and the extra trains they are putting on. northern runs more than two and a half thousand train services per day. the company says more than 200 trains have been cancelled. 101 have been partly affected — so not stopping at some stations. and over the last few weeks more than 2,000 trains have been aborted. the drivers union the rmt is calling on the transport secretary chris
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grayling to resign while leaders in the north want him to take urgent action. they say part of the problem is that not all drivers have been trained on the new routes. there is a feeling among some commuters that if rail services were this bad in the south, the government would have done more to make things better. they say it's now up to ministers to prove that's not the case. but in the south it's not been perfect either. almost one in ten govia thameslink services were cancelled or very late today. chris grayling says he's meeting mps on monday to discuss the problems. he was unavailable for an interview but in a statement he blamed network rail for taking too long to complete the new timetable. northern rail says it will be reducing services from monday. for some patience is wearing thin. incredibly stressful and really frustrating when you paid money for a ticket to get somewhere and you don't get the service.
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and a growing number of passengers are getting on one of these, rather than on a faster train. sima kotecha, bbc news. two police officers are seriously ill in hospital after they were stabbed in greenock this morning. it's understood they were responding to a call out. 0ur correspondent lorna gordon is at the scene, what more can you tell us? —— she had more details. all day this has been the centre of a larger investigation after officers were assisting with what should've been a routine call were stabbed. their injuries described by senior officers as significant and serious. iam officers as significant and serious. i am blown away byjust the courage of them. i am told they didn't quite
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have hurt their shoulders and they accepted being a police officer comes with a police officer comes with the risk. i was actually very moved and proud. both were initially taken to this hospital nearby. it's understood the female officer is a probation arejust a understood the female officer is a probation are just a few weeks into the role. her colleague has served for a number of years. locals say they are shocked at what has happened. i feel bad for police, really bad. it's theirjob. is not what you want in this area, you know who's ever tried to do a job and keep us safe and keep doing it to them. police scotland say the attack demonstrates the threat that officers based on a daily basis. 500 additional officers across scotland are in the process of being trained in the use of tasters. the force said if one had been deployed here, then the incident may have ended differently. there are distinct sides to our
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weather today. for some blue skies and sunshine for others storm clouds have been gathering. thunderstorms which will continue in places there tonight and into tomorrow with the risk of flooding and travel disruption. through the night you can see the showers quite well scattered. but they could still be on the heavy side. tended to fade away by tomorrow morning. there will bea away by tomorrow morning. there will be a lot of miss and merck and will cloud on what will be another muggy night. into tomorrow a great start for many. but across the south things should brighten up nicely. from east anglia up into northern england, northern ireland and scotland, ascot are really heavy thunder downpours which could again the cost of travel problems and some flash flooding. a very warm day for many. into sunday, a lot of clout across the north. not as many at this stage. there will still be some. south a nice looking day. still feeling very warm atop temperatures of around 25 degrees.
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particular, this is bbc news our latest headlines. the us north korea summit is back on. after kim jong—un sent a letter to the white house, donald trump confirms they will meet in singapore later this month. european trade ministers warn the us it's playing a "dangerous game", by imposing import tariffs on steel and aluminium. the government here says it supports a legal challenge by the eu but warns against an escalating trade war. calls for the transport secretary to resign, as train passengers endure thousands of cancellations following the introduction of new timetables. technical problems for visa, customers are experiencing issues using their cards. visa says it's investigating the cause of the disruption. on news watch, why was there no mention of the arrest and jailing of
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this man, although hundreds of thousands of people knew about it? join us tonight at 7:45pm here on bbc news. let's get more now on the hundreds of cancellations and delays on northern trains, affecting tens of thousands of passengers in the north of england. trains on govia thameslink in the south have also been badly disrupted. 0ur correspondent has been away the stations affected by the delays. we've been here at manchester piccadilly station all da,y talking to commuters about the problems they have been facing, due to the timetable changes. i am sure you can see on the platform behind me, passengers waiting up there, they have been listening to announcements, explaining cancellations due to staffing problems. now we understand that network rail is facing one of the worst days it has had throughout this whole two week crisis, if you like. more than 350 trains have been either partially
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or fully cancelled today. partially means they haven't stopped at all the stops on their route or they are not reaching their final destination. as a result, northern rail have announced they are going to be introducing an emergency timetable on monday, from the beginning of the day. 6% of trains will be cancelled, that is a total of 165 to try to prevent further cancellations throughout the day. we also know that the lakes line will have all of its trains suspended for the next two weeks. now andy burnham, the mayor for greater manchester, has described this as a threadbare second class survice which is no solution to this ongoing problem. chris grayling the transport secretary has been facing quite a lot of criticism, but he released a statement today saying he has been talking to network rail and the train companies, explaining to them the situation is wholly unacceptable. he has also announced he is going to be meeting with mps whose constituents
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are being disrupted by this problem on monday. he will talk to them for 90 minutes, a time that some mps may say simply not be enough to solve the problem. sixteen people were rescued from rides at chessington world of adventures because of a power cut at the theme park. two rollercoasters suffered a lose of power and visitors had to be helped down from rides. a spokeswoman for chessington said power has now been restored to the park, but it will take some time before all rides start operating again. a twenty year old woman has died after a car struck pedestrians in a suspected hit—and—run collision in greater manchester. five others have been seriously injured. the crash happened atjust before 10 o'clock last night, during an event involving as many as sixty cars. two men, aged 21 and 26, have been arrested on suspicion of causing serious injury by dangerous driving. it's been a day of political change in europe
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with new leaders in spain and italy. this morning spain's prime minister mariano rajoy was forced to resign, after losing a vote of no—confidence in parliament, his party has been implicated in a corruption scandal. our correspondent gavin lee is in madrid and gave us this update. well he is saying at the moment he is offering a government which promises to be a corruption free, but also keeping a budget in place for the next two years until the end of the next term, so not calling snap elections. the man they call mr hanson, worse nicknames to have, pedro sanchez saying they can drive forward with a new vision it appears it'll be a new era. he's providing —— promising radical changes to tv companies in spain, so treatment towards migration policy, and also when it comes to the vision that spain has as the captain land
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prices, and whether it will lift the emergency rule there, so this is a new era and we have seen unprecedented moment today with the downfall of a mariano rajoy. meanwhile in italy, the country's new prime minister has been sworn in, to head a government backed by the two main populist parties. giuseppe conte, a law professor, is supported by the anti—establishment five star movement and the right—wing league, who have both promised radical change. it follows months of political uncertainty in italy. james reynolds in rome has been gauging the political temperature. the apprentices at this hair academy in rome know what their country's new premise or must be healing. starting a newjob with no experience can be nerve—racking. translation: gets nervous and shy because i met a shy young man. she
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comes or twice a week, she dresses both her hair and now her country to newcomers. i hope, i hope i trust him. you trust him? yes because i... you don't know him though. yes been selected by blue have experience and he is good—looking. selected by blue have experience and he is good-looking. he is good—looking with blue he is good—looking with blue he is good—looking and seems like a nice person. so what advice do these apprentices have for their fellow novice, the prime minister was —— publish a mac i hope they give opportunities for young people to get entry into the workplace it is not easy we get discouraged. the training cooks at this italian chef academy in rome have some sympathy for the country's new leader. they told me that no one really enjoys being thrown in at the deep end.
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translation: some anxiety and uncertainty on the first day, i thought i would manage overcome obstacles but if you have commitment and passion you can easily overcome anything. these trainees have time to learn their craft, the prime minister does not. we're going to update you on the stabbing case he reported on earlier and green it, you remember to police officers were injured and a knife incident, and it's been confirmed now from the police that they have released their names. and it was on the left, we had pc laura with 39 and pc kenny mackenzie who is 43. both offices in hospital, remaining in hospital, they were attacked with
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a knife and one officer was attacked in the net and the other in the arm. —— neck and arm. serious condition in hospital we are told. the scotla nd in hospital we are told. the scotland police have thanked the public for all the good wishes that have been received and we understand that if 43 or old man has been arrested. in relation to that incident. as preparations are made to remember those killed and injured in the london bridge attack a year ago on sunday, the family of the only british victim say they feel forgotten. james mcmullan was stabbed to death lastjune but his father says their plans to remember him have been blocked or ignored at every turn — and they haven't been properly consulted about the coming commemorations. simon mcmullan has been speaking to our home affairs correspondent daniel sandford. the london bridge attack laster was pa rt the london bridge attack laster was part of the hugely traumatic few months. it happened days after the
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manchester attack and just before the rental fire. 0n manchester attack and just before the rentalfire. on a summer night, three men drove a van into pedestrians on london bridge and then set about stabbing people enjoying an evening out. the people murdered on that saturday night, we re murdered on that saturday night, were these three men from france, and james mcmullen was a british victim. his father, simon and mother and sister, told me that their attends remembered james have been disregarded. they wanted to put up the plaque, but devin turned down twice. week, the victims are the people who need to be able to express our desire is to be able to put something that is meaningful, hopefully to all of us, but if not then at least be able to pay respect in ourway in then at least be able to pay respect in our way in which we as a family
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of someone who has been caught up in this event, the mektic and not to be stymied and blocked and objected to at every turn. what is worse, his family also say they were not asked what they wanted to happen at the commemoration service, in all their ideas were turned down. we have not been consulted in any way shape or form, orfashion. not that been consulted in any way shape or form, or fashion. not that they could not have. there has been no opportunity to input any personal desires or wishes into aspect of this. you're the only british family. --. we are aware of this, but it does not happen to. the london mayor office said they worked close with the families and they said that they should get their plaque providing location and design are appropriate. it person killed that night, was a man from spain.
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still aching skateboarder even though he was 39 years old, he was an expert in combating money laundering at hsbc, and his father came to london for the commemorations, describing how his sun thought the attackers that night with this keyboard. translation:” think my sun did what he had to do. idid not think my sun did what he had to do. i did not expect anything less. the eight young people from around the world will be remembered sunday in a service at subject cathedral followed by a one minute silence on london bridge. iceland's late summer sunsets mean muslims there are experiencing one of the longest ramadan fasts in the world this year — reaching up to 22 hours without any food or water. some are following mecca's shorter timings instead. athar ahmad from the bbc asian network has been to reykjavik.
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lunchtime at the shop in reykjavik, although the owner is serving up meals to customers, he himself is not eating for more than 20 hours as pa rt not eating for more than 20 hours as part of one of the world's longest fast. when you work with food and you do not yet, of course you feel hungry, yes, but it does not make me break my days, if you believe in something, you do it, you go for it andi something, you do it, you go for it and i believe in something and i believe in a. many of iceland's small muslim community, have come from countries like syria and algeria. where passing hours tend to be shorter. despite the cooler temperatures here however, the early sun rises and late summer sunsets mean does fasting only have a window of 2—3 hours in which to eat. here at the islamic cultural centre of
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iceland, worshipers are encouraged to pay extra attention to the nutrition after the long hours of fasting. we usually start with breaking our past with dates and this is good for the body because the sugar gives energy to the body quickly. and then we take some milk and then we start prayer, and then we take our main meal after this. there are around 1500 muslims living here and i say, many who are breaking their fast after nearly 20 hours without any food or water. those days are going to get longer as the month of ramadan goes on. but there are some muslims who think the font fast need to be shortened. this man runs a makeshift mosque in his apartment he lives in with his young family. he believes the exceptionally long daylight hours and will iceland mean fast can be shortened in accordance with islamic law. when we read the verses of the
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quran in relation to the bass, god himself says he wants to create ease for you and him extraordinary circumstances to make it normal day hours is one of those instances where he is teaching us to create ease. but despite the early morning start and late night finishes, many icelandic muslims will continue to observe the longer fast for the final two weeks of ramadan. observe the longer fast for the final two weeks of ramadanm observe the longer fast for the final two weeks of ramadan. it a bit hard, but we have done it, and everything goes 0k, hard, but we have done it, and everything goes ok, now i feel full andi everything goes ok, now i feel full and i can start my day tomorrow with fasting. the headlines on bbc news: us—north korea summit is back on. after kim jong—un sent a letter to the white house, donald trump confirms they will meet in singapore later this month. europe, canada and mexico hit back after the us imposes import tariffs on steel and aluminium. here, the government warns against an escalating trade war. calls for the transport secretary to resign, as hundreds more trains
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are cancelled and another emergency timetable is announced. an update on the market numbers for you, here's how london's and frankfurt ended the day. and in the the united states this is how the dow and the nasdaq are getting on. now it's time for our weekly round—up of audience reaction to bbc news. here's samira ahmed with newswatch. hello and welcome to news watch. later on this week's round—up reactions to bbc news coverage, the world's media fall victim to a prime example of a

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