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confusing on one neuron,. eight people lost their lives and three others, after they driven to pedestrian things that people in nearby pearl market. lam iamjane i amjane hill on london bridge, where many hundreds of people have gathered on an extremely sober and moving day, to member those killed and injured one year ago. and in other news, the home secretary promises to review key aspects of the government's immigration policy. doctors say new research means
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thousands of women with early—stage breast cancer could be spared chemotherapy. hello, a memorial service has taken placed to mark the first anniversary of the london bridge terratec in which eight people died and 48 others were injured. three men drove into pedestrians and then stabbed other people in nearby pearl market. hundreds of people, including families of the victims, were joined by the prime minister and the mayor of london. the dean of suffolk paid tribute to the victims and praised the dedication of the emergency services. after the service, the
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procession went to the southern end of london bridge, where a minute silence was held and floral tributes we re silence was held and floral tributes were laid. let's go to jane hill at london bridge. jane. were laid. let's go to jane hill at london bridge. jane. it has been as you would expect, and extremely moving day here in the borough of. wherever he goes to die and as you say, at this commemorative service at seven cathedral, paying tribute to the members of the emergency services, who responded so swiftly on that night. one year ago. 700 people attended the commemorative service, a time of healing, of coming together and of saying londoners will not be defeated. let's hear a little first of all from the address by the dean of. the violent assaults one year ago against londoners and visitors to this city from around the world
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shocked people everywhere. today, we come together to remember the attack on and around london bridge on the evening of the 3rd ofjune. as he gathered together today, let us give thanks for the recovery and healing that we have received in minds and bodies. for the building that we have received in minds and bodies. forthe building of relationships and communities and for the strength of friendship and support. let us continue to remember those who lost their lives. christine archibald, sebastian. weakening them all. as a gift thanks
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for the bravery, diligence and at dedication of the emergency service, let us pray for their continuing safety and protection. . may be preserved from terror and violence. the dean of southwark. as i mentioned, there were many, many representatives of the emergency services there, representatives of the police also invited to the service, as you would expect. and as pa rt service, as you would expect. and as part of paying tribute to those who worked so hard on that night and in subsequent days and weeks, one of the readings was given by the chief nurse. a lawyer stood up to test
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jesus. teacher, he said, what must i do to jesus. teacher, he said, what must i dotoa jesus. teacher, he said, what must i do to a head eternal life and he said to him, what is written in the law? what do you read their? and he answered... you shall love the lord your god with all your heart and with all your heart and all your soul and with all your strength and with all your mind. and he said to him... you have given the right answer. do, you will live. the word of the lord. one of the many readings given in that service. let's speak now to someone who works very much in this area, who was there within the congregation at this afternoon's ceremony, thank you rejoining us so quickly. the chair of trustees the borough market here,
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so of trustees the borough market here, so badly hit on that night. your thoughts first of all about what was a very moving service? absolutely and actually we've been particularly reflecting on the events over the last few days, yesterday the traders in the market came together at the end of the day to have a minute's silence and to think about what happened and the consequences. and then today there has been a whole other series of events where we have been reflecting and respecting and remembering, particularly those who we re remembering, particularly those who were killed and also injured. and i think that's a feeling which you feel both in the cathedral today and out here on the streets, contemplation and reflection. does the area feel different one year on? has the mood changed? has people's approach to living here and working here and having fun, has it altered at all following an act of
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terrorism? i think if you came and walked around here today you probably wouldn't think so. i think it runs a lot deeper. often individuals are very much affected by it and it is something which is a lwa ys by it and it is something which is always carried and is there. but also a market is a great place of community and coming together and socialisation, and that sort of community, certainly on a day like today, makes it poignant for people from all over the world. and that is reflected sadly when we think of those who lost their lives that saturday night, because in fact of the eight people who died, only one of them was british. absolutely, people from all over the world, very much in london as a city as it has been throughout, people coming here to work, live and play and fall in love, all of those things. this is the place that all of that can happen. and while we will not forget what happened here, we will remember
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the people but we also want to maintain that tradition of people from all over the world coming here and socialising and being together. it is very good of you to share your reflections with us. that was the chair of the board of trustees of borough market. of course, the market was shot for ii borough market. of course, the market was shot for 11 days following that attack on the 3rd of june. and i have spoken to so many business owners and market traders here over the last few days and lots of them have made the point that it is their business and their livelihood, they lost money. a lot of traders lost a lot of money in that period of closure. but one man said to me today, what is that? that is nothing, that isjust said to me today, what is that? that is nothing, that is just money. there were people who lost their lives, people who were badly injured, and those are the people that we have to think about here today. and they certainly have been remembered and held in people's hearts and notjust by the 700 people who were in that very beautiful ceremony inside southwark cathedral but by many, many, many
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hundreds of members of the public. i was struck by the numbers who came out to line the streets around here, down towards the market over to that side as well and i would say well over a thousand people had just gathered and stood very quietly to pay their tributes as well. so, we remember those people one year on. from london bridge, back to you. the home secretary, sajid javid, has promised to review key aspects of the government's immigration policy, which has been criticised as being too hostile. mrjavid said he would "think more carefully" about the cap on skilled workers wanting to come to the uk from outside the eu. and he acknowledged that the current approach had caused problems for employers, including the nhs. here's our political correspondent, mark lobel. reducing net migration, a key conservative target, may not be as safe as it once was. the home secretary, sajid javid, has said he supports the conservative manifesto commitment, to bring net migration down to the tens of thousands, but he has refused to back
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the figure explicitly. in his first major tv interview since becoming home secretary, he said he was prepared to look at raising the cap for skilled workers. when the policy was put in place, there was a cap that was established at 20,700 a year of these highly skilled immigrants, and for years and years, that cap was upheld. it is something that i am taking a fresh look at. it follows pressure from businesses and the nhs, which is struggling to recruit doctors. he also accepted there was a perception problem, with students being included in net migration numbers. but labour rejects the government's target—led approach. the mistake the conservatives have always made on this is that they said they would set an arbitrary target for immigration, and they would then let the economy bear the consequences. we have always said the sensible
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thing to do is to say, what does our economy need? let's make sure that we have the skills to match those needs. tackling violent crime is another urgent challenge for the new home secretary. last month he told the police federation he would prioritise police funding in the spending review. our police have an incredibly difficultjob to do. they are seeing rising demand, not just the terrorist threat but the rise in demand from cyber crime, rise in reporting of historic sexual crimes, child sexual exploitation, domestic violence, and i want to make it a priority of mine in the next spending review. with spending tight, securing extra funding will not be easy. doctors say thousands of women with early stage breast cancer could be spared chemotherapy. it follows trials of a genetic test that analyses how dangerous a woman's tumour is. the findings, presented at the world's biggest meeting of cancer doctors and scientists
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in chicago, are expected to change practice in clinics immediately. the world could be only days away from a full—blown trade war. that's the warning from the world's leading finance ministers meeting in canada. it follows president trump's decision to levy big tariffs on imports of steel and aluminium. several countries including canada and mexico have already retaliated with their own tariffs. our business correspondent, joe lynam, reports. the drumbeats of a looming trade war are getting louder. as finance ministers from seven of the world's key economies arrived in canada, greeted by some canadian indigenous people, there was only one major issue — tariffs. and it was six against one. the americans have decided to, in our mind, take an action
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that is not at all constructive. it's actually destructive to our ability to get things done around tariffs on steel and aluminium. in order to revive steel—making plants like this one in pennsylvania, the us has imposed a 25% tax or tariff on all imported steel and 10% on aluminium. that will make steel far more expensive to sell in america for british, mexican or canadian manufacturers. but the us was playing down the significance of the tariffs. the concern is not these tariffs per se, but i think the concern is obviously many of them have put on more threatening reciprocal tariffs and then perhaps what the us's reaction, so i think that trade is a very important issue, and i think as you know the president and i and others in the administration are very focused on this. in the next few days, these iconic but noisy harley—davidsons could be the focus for eu retaliation against us—owned brands.
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that in turn could lead to the americans imposing tariffs on european cars, which could include jaguar and land rover. and the threat of a global trade war could intensify even further this week if trade talks between the us and china break down and tit—for—tat barriers are applied to products between the world's two largest economies. next week these finance ministers‘ bosses, the presidents and prime ministers, will try to paper over the cracks, but short of a change of heart from president trump, that meeting will doubtless highlight us isolation on this issue. joe lynam, bbc news. you can see more on all of today's stories on the bbc news channel. this is bbc news, our latest headlines. a memorial service and a minute's silence have been held to mark the first anniversary of the london bridge terror attack. the home secretary, sajid javid, has said he'll look again at key
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parts of immigration policy, including foreign students and doctors coming to the uk. doctors say new research means thousands of women with early stage breast cancer could be spared chemotherapy. the church of england and the catholic church are launching a campaign to help police tackle modern slavery at car washes. worshippers will be taught how to spot signs that workers might be exploited, and how to report their suspicions on a new mobile phone app. jeremy ball reports. a clean car at a cheap price, but is that costing someone's freedom? thousands of hand car washes have been set up in the last few years, and while many are legitimate, some workers are being exploited, abused and trapped by threats or debts. i've been threatened twice that he would kill me,
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because i've not done something quite right. i had to stay outside, i was only allowed to go indoors to eat. i had to work 11 hours per day, nonstop. i had no breaks. the employer did not buy any protective gloves, and the shampoo is quite strong. while washing the cars, it keeps corroding the skin. we want clergy to be talking about this. so, today, the church of england and roman catholic church are asking their congregations to help root it out. does there appear to be a boss who is controlling or intimidating. they're suggesting sermons about slavery in car washes and lessons in sunday schools, too. it is ourjob as christians to be concerned about the most vulnerable in our society. there's still a million people or so who go to church in this country every sunday, and that means we've got eyes, ears in every community, every town, village, city anywhere in this land. but the really clever bit is the way they're going to use
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smartphone technology. if you get your car cleaned, you can use this new app called safe car wash. it will pinpoint your location and help you spot and report any warning signs. that information will be sent to experts here at the university of nottingham, who will use it to build up a national picture of the scale of slavery in car washes. that information will be sent to experts here at the university of nottingham, who will use it to build up a national picture of the scale of slavery in car washes. jeremy ball, bbc news. a 17—year—old boy has been stabbed to death in ipswich, in what was police believe was a targeted attack. witnesses said the teenager was leaving a shop in the nacton area of the town yesterday afternoon when he was attacked by two men. he died later in hospital. a 41—year—old man has been arrested.
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planes in hamburg have been grounded and the airport closed to passengers after power cut brought operations to a halt. both terminals were evacuated after the blackout earlier today. the airport said in a statement that it would not be possible to fix the problem today. passengers have been urged to contact their airline for updates on flight status. angry protests have taken place for a third night in cities across jordan, in oppostion to imf—backed austerity measures. they include proposals to raise income tax at least 5% and company taxes by up to 40%. jordan has also seen repeated price rises on staples such as bread, fuel and electricity, since the beginning of the year. our arab affairs editor, sebastian usher reports. after days of unrest, clashes broke out in thejordanian capital amman,
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as security forces moved in to try to break up protests demanding the full of the government. new price rises on fuel and other commodities have sparked the anger on the streets. but the main target of the protest is a draft tax law, part of a series of austerity measures mandated by the imf, to tacklejordan's dire financial situation. the protesters fear it will only further impoverished the working and middle class. translation: to be honest, the ordinary citizen cannot take on the economic burden. we are not the people who should pay the tax of the imf, and the debt the country is piling onto the shoulders of the people. the symbol of jordan's unity at times like this is the monarchy, and king abdallah has intervened to try to mollify the protesters by freezing planned price hikes on friday and holding a meeting with ministers and security
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officials where he urged compromise and dialogue, and said that it was unfair that the people alone should bear the burden of financial reform. listening to him with the man at the centre of the storm, the prime minister, who had tasked it is to the imf measures. he is still committed to presenting the tax loss department, but many mps say they will vote against it. on the streets ofjordan, the patience seems to be running out. the problem is it is notjust the tax law. thejordanian citizen right now, his pockets are empty. are com pletely now, his pockets are empty. are completely empty. so the government has to listen to the sound of the people. nothing to jordanian authorities have done has managed to calm the protesters, whose demands are growing as their anger and frustration rises. after the landslide vote
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in favour of overturning ireland's abortion ban, there are calls for the issue to be reassessed in northern ireland, where laws are much stricter than the rest of the uk. the labour mp stella creasy has put down a motion on the subject to be debated in the house of commons this week. she explained her thinking to the bbc‘s andrew marr in this country and the cost the whole of united kingdom, our laws of abortion are governed by something, that was passed in 1861 and it puts abortion in the same category as rape, child stealing and using gunpowder to blow people up. what that means is that right now in northern ireland, where there are no exceptions to this law, if you are raped and you become pregnant as a result of the raid, and you seek a termination, you would face a longer prison sentence than the person who attacked you. in northern ireland, as in england and wales, this legislation is key. by repealing
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this piece of translation. you want to ta ke this piece of translation. you want to take away the offences. this piece of translation. you want to take away the offenceslj this piece of translation. you want to take away the offences. i want to be clear about this. the proposal we have, and it is a cross party proposal, it is about repealing a piece of uk legislation that stopped people in northern ireland having medical rather than the medical clinic criminal laws. after the landslide vote in favour of overturning cuba is getting ready to reform its constitution to open up the economy to business and investment. but as will grant reports from havana, this won't mean the communist—run island abandons its socialist ideology. before business, a moment of reflection. a minutes silence for 112 victims in havana. once the national grief with mark, they settle down to rewrite the constitution upon which the communist state is founded. it is no small undertaking. in stepping down
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from the presidency in april, castro had urged the assembly to turn his injuly. had urged the assembly to turn his in july. private had urged the assembly to turn his injuly. private businesses, from family run restaurant, have cropped up family run restaurant, have cropped up to thousands since he relaxed the rules. yet many business owners fear they have no legal protection in the constitution. these reforms would at the very least recognise their greater role in the new cuban economy. there are other questions on the table as well. not least the issue of terminus. castro ruled for the better part of six decades. their successors will contained to just consecutive five—year terms. socially too, cuba is changing. gay and lesbian rights have moved on a great dealfrom and lesbian rights have moved on a great deal from the oppression of the 1970s and 80s. the lgbt q writes lobby led by mr castro's daughter,
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is hopeful they can overturn the concept of marriage on the island as strictly between a man and woman. whatever reforms are agreed, there are some fundamentals that will not change in cuba. the socialist character of the political system enshrined into law several years ago, and with castro overseeing the reform committee, no change will be allowed to stray too far from the original concept of the communist led revolution. will grant, bbc news. an anti—immigration party is expected to win the most seats, in today's parliamentary election in slovenia. the slovenian democratic party, led by the former prime minister, janez jansa, is the main challenger to the government, which is third in the polls the government has confirmed that it intends to launch a free website for schools in england to advertise teacher vacancies later this year. the department for education says it hopes the measure will help schools to save money, as andy moore reports. is estimated that in the spend about
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£75 million every year recruiting staff. this year, the government hopes to roll out service that will be free to schools. elaborate ties part—time jobs be free to schools. elaborate ties part—timejobs and be free to schools. elaborate ties part—time jobs and john shares as well as full—time vacancies. another issue for schools is the cost of supply teachers. every time there is a hole in the teaching, they have to find someone to fill in, and with a number of holes increasing over time, the bill for supply teachers is also going up. from september, supply agencies will have to clearly disclose their fees. they will also bea disclose their fees. they will also be a list of agencies that do not charge fees when staff are taken on permanently. education secretary damian hinds said every pound that is spent on excessive agency fees on advertising jobs is a pound that i wa nt to advertising jobs is a pound that i want to help schools spend on what really matters. making sure that every child, whatever their
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background, is inspired to learn and to reach their potential. the association of school and college leaders said any move to reduce and cost was welcome. but its general secretary said the bigger problem was an ongoing crisis in teacher recruitment and retention. an investment of sixty—million pounds has been announced to preserve scotland's heritage over the next five years. national trust bosses aim to increase their members and boost the number of visitors to their properties including the hill house in helensburgh. the conservation charity says this is the most ambitious programme for investment and activity it has ever proposed. a russian cosmonaut has made it safely back to earth from the international space station with an official match football that could be used in the opening game of the world cup in moscow. anton shkaplerov was joined by his counterparts from the us and japan, landing in kazakhstan
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this afternoon, having spent 168 days in space. shkaplerov was out of the capsule first as support crew tended to him ahead of his journey back to moscow. time for a look at the weather with darren bett. yum at hello. there are a few storms around, notably across the highlands, and the storms will tend to fade away and overnight, we will start to see a change coming in from the north sea, we find an awful lot of low cloud. that will get drawn in land across scotland. many parts of him in as well. turning misty and murky with patches of fog. but alas, we will have clear skies, and a pretty warm night. different look to the weather, across many eastern parts of scotland, eastern england and east midlands. most of the day, it will be rather grey, cloudy and
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cool it will be rather grey, cloudy and cool. for the west, some sunshine could trigger some showers, especially across the west side of scotla nd especially across the west side of scotland and into northern ireland. for many areas that was today. the clouds should tend to break up a bit more as we head into tuesday and wednesday, where it should stay dry just about everywhere. some sunshine at times and damages in the low 20s. this is bbc news, our latest headlines. one year on from the london bridge attack, a special service to remember the victims. their families were joined by emergency workers and political leaders at the commemoration at southwark cathedral. 8 people lost their lives and 48 others were injured after 3 attackers drove into pedestrians, then stabbed people in nearby borough market. a national minute's silence
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to commemorate the victims of the attack also took place, as floral tributes were laid at southwark needle by the prime minister and the mayor of london. and in other news, the home secretary, sajid javid, has said he'll look again at key parts of immigration policy, including foreign students and doctors coming to the uk. doctors say new research means thousands of women with early stage breast cancer could be spared chemotherapy. let's find out what is happening in the world of sports, hi stephen. england have beaten pakistan inside three days to ensure the two match test series ends as a draw. an innings and 55 runs was the margin of victory at headingly. more from adam wild.
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for too long, there has been a cloud hanging over cricket, poor performance is poor result against pakistan a moment to step out of the shadow, doing just that, pakistan a moment to step out of the shadow, doingjust that, he pakistan a moment to step out of the shadow, doing just that, he recalled for the series showing everyone what has been missing. half—century up, another belligerent blow. and the league continued. this to a past 180, a performance worthy of praise, it came from both sides. england on top, a welcome sight, the clatter of wickets, there are a few more welcome sounds. jimmy anderson making sure everyone heard. that was his first wicket, the second followed, quite brilliant catch, the match firmly in england's grasp, the cloud of dirt —— doubt clearing a bit. still feeling his way in test cricket, the first wicket they are a
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very special moment. now he was forcing pakistan panic, it was brought. as part of a new start for england, it was left of the more established to bring about pakistan and. stewart roddick criticised up late answering in the best possible. for so long under a something to have. st helen have completed the line—up for rugby league's challenge cup quarter—finals. they beat holders hull fc 25—22. st helens started the quickest, scoring two early tries and playing the kind of rugby that has put them at the top but hull responded, going over twice themselves to take the lead. the holders then lost two players to the sin bin and saints took full advantage with regan grace and then mark percival both getting their second tries of the game. hull did stage a late fightback but it wasn't enough and it's st helens that progress. wigan warriors have suspended forward joel tomkins for four weeks after a video showing him
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being abusive to bar staff appeared on social media. the 31—year—old, who appears drunk in the clip, has also been fined £10,000, while brother and team—mate sam, who was with him, has been fined £5,000. the super league club say they will investigate the incident and hold discussions over joel tomkins' future. england lost to south africa in the semi—finals of the rugby sevens series in london. south africa ran in five tries to england's three, including this one from stedman gans, to set up a final with fiji. fiji ran in six tries to beat ireland 38—12 in the other semi—final. that left ireland with the 3rd place place off against england which is just underway, followed by that final between fiji and south africa. wales began their summer tour of north and south america
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with a win over south africa in washington dc. ryan elias scoring this late try to give wales the win by 22 points to 20. they head to south america now to face argentina next weekend. novak djokovic is taking on fernando verdasco for a place in the french open quarterfinals. there was little between them in the first set as they fought hard for every point. the serbian former world number one finally made the breakthrough to go three one up, before eventually taking the set in just under an hour. verdasco seems to be suffering with an ankle problem, but he's holding on in the second set with the score currently 5—4 to djokovic. already through is second seed alexander zverev, who had to negotiate a third successive five set match to beat russia's karen khachanov. it's the first time the 21 year—old german has reached a grand slam quarter—final.
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he'll face austrian dominic thiem next. earlier, in the women's draw, sloane stephens booked a place in the quarter—finals at roland garros for the first time. the 10th seeded american had a comfortable straight sets win over estonia's anett kontaveit. england are preparing to take on costa rica on thursday in what is their final warm—up game ahead of the world cup in russia. manager gareth southgate told numerous positives from yesterday's win over nigeria. goals from gary cahill and harry kane gave england a 2—nil first half lead. nigeria improved in the second half and got a goal back through arsenal's alex iwobi. but preparation so far satisfactory for southgate. it was excellent performance with
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the ball, really good movement and interchange between the front four, and we managed to have midfield and whenever either of them came short, very made fantastic runs behind, we did not always find them or see them, but there was a lot of unselfish one antenna —— to touch play, and that please me. we won the ball back really quickly, and i thought we played from the back with a good composure. scotland were beaten one—nil by a mexico side preparing for the world cup. the former spurs forward giovanni dos santos with the only goal of the game after 13 minutes in mexico city. joint world cup favourites brazil were in action at anfield earlier where they played croatia in a warm—up for russia 2018. despite playing for the first time since a three month injury lay—off, neymar weaved through the croatia defence to score the opener. liverpool striker roberto firmino, on familiar territory in front of the kop, completed a 2—nil victory in stoppage time.
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holders germany join brazil as joint world cup favourites but are winless since october after a 2—1 defeat by austria in a friendly yesterday. a closer look at them now as part of our countdown to this summer's tournament. here at the bbc sports centre we're assessing some of the issues affecting those nations heading to russia. here's joe lynskey: germany made plenty of memories down the year, but the record in major tournaments this is —— centuries outstanding. since 2006 in every world cup or championship, they made the semifinals or better. that culminated in the world cup triumph in brazilfour years ago. they beat argentina in the finals cisco the fourth title in history, and that camea fourth title in history, and that came a few days after the famous 7—1 defeat in the last four. when they
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won the world cup, they did it with a group of young players who came through in the domestic league and eight as a collective they could dominate world about the next beginner so, for years on the team has arguably progressed even further. so much so that the goal—scorer —— goal scorer, could not make the squad this time around, and law germany has older heads, aren't around the summer, they have lots to be excited about with a batch of new players, to include leroy sonic, who is a creative force. and one of the stars are buddhist leader, could be on his way to the big cloud this year. to get a sense of where they are, let's speak from five lives euro league podcast and football expert thank you for speaking, we mentioned this new blood of players coming through into the team, see them as stronger than
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this world cup? it's difficult to make the argument that they're stronger because you're lacking a bit of experience that players brought to the tabor before, the younger team, but they are is excitement as you said. certain likes like new break—out players, and were off to something different for germany that they did not have, that new thing in recent years, i think overall it's even one that will present lots of good headaches for the other team when it comes to the line—up. for the other team when it comes to the line-up. i guess you mentioned, they lost sebastian and experienced players, one they still have in the rain, is the manager. what does he bring to the team and how does he get the best out of the players?” think being there so long he has developed a kind of rapport with the players, where they are doing things that blends perfectly with harmony
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and discipline. the discipline comes from the fact that as an international manager he can push a button, and players are not called up, so lots of power unlike in other football, late the contract in wages, he can decide what can a team he can decide what can a team you wa nt to he can decide what can a team you want to what kind of an type of player he wants both in terms of style a nd player he wants both in terms of style and character, and he is in com plete style and character, and he is in complete control and he almost looks now through press conferences are, almost untouchable and of course all the critics who pointed a finger at him and said he would never win anything, i had to bite the bullet and eat their hats after he won the world cup, and now he is supreme confidence in his own decision—making process and i don't think there's a better matchup between him and the type of players he has at his disposal. great to speak you you thank you forjoining us speak you you thank you forjoining us that we look forward to hearing more from the coverage of the world cup this summer. germany are a team
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who appear to have it all on paper with different talents and a manager the track record of getting the best from the players, coupled that with outstanding recent record, it will be the favourites in russia. joe would that look at the raining champions, germany ahead of the world cup. great britian won five medals at the first rowing world cup of the season in belgrade. tom barras, jonny walton, graeme thomas and john collins won gold in the men's quadruple sculls. they were trailing germany with 250 metres to go but came through to win by 0.27 of a second to open their season with a win. there were silvers in both the men's & women's eight and men's double sculls, as well as bronze in the women's lightweight double sculls britain's cal crutchlow could only finish sixth as spain'sjorge lorenzo led a ducati one—two in the italian team's home grand prix. the win ended an eighteen month drought for the three—time motogp champion, who's struggled since joining the team at the start of last year. championship leader marc marquez failed to score any points after crashing, but still tops the standings. that's all the sport for now.
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i'll be back later, but that's it for now. stephen, thank you very much. it's the time of year when thousands of keen ramblers step—out to enjoy the stunning scenery of the lake district, but all that walking is taking its toll on the ground beneath their feet. volunteers have employed a traditional source of labour to help restore the routes that are more difficult to reach, fell ponies. dave guest explains. these fell ponies are on a mission, a mission to save the landscape from which they took their name. the fact is, each year at this time the lakeland fells prove an irresistible draw to thousands of walkers. but the relentless trudging of so many boots takes its toll on the footpath. for more than a decade, volunteers from the organisation fix the fells have turned out whatever the weather to keep footpaths in good order.
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our usual method of building a path is to do what we call stone pitching, which is using large rocks with a nice flat surface to create a pitched causeway. but there are some environments where this method doesn't work. boggy ground presents particular challenges, challenges they have now met by using a wholly natural and readily available resource, sheep's wool. the idea with the fleece is that you dig a tray, bundle up the sheep wool like this, and then put a gravel aggregate surface on top. the wool spreads the weight and prevents it from sinking and because it's a very wet environment, it won't rot either. the fact is that the price of wool is now so low that it often costs farmers more to take it to market than they actually receive for it. so many are quite happy, presently, to give their wool to this project and see it put to good use. the purpose of today is to take these local herdwick fleeces up into the fells above langdale to use
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them to repair some paths up there which are on peat, and have been trampled and are damaged. but how do you transport masses of this stuff to remote mountain pathways well beyond the reach of even the best 4x4? answer, think back to the future and use four legs. we all feel that we should put something back. if we want to use these routes we should be prepared to help with them too. and so, laden with the latest batch of supplies, ourfour—legged heroes plod onwards and upwards. this is a new experience for both of us. it's good fun. he's taken to it like a duck to water. this is what he was bred for. this is what the fell ponies were bred for. so they're using a wholly organic material conveyed by carbon neutral transport to fix the fells. what could be more environmentally friendly than that? dave guest, bbc news, great langdale. a dinosaurfossilfound
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in the united states is going on sale at the eiffel tower in paris on monday. the skeleton is worth millions of dollars, although experts are still uncertain of its identity, shuba krishnan reports. headed for auction, this dinosaur skeleton is expected to fetch up to $2.2 million. not bad for an unidentified species. translation: until all the bones were discovered, we all thought it was an allosaurus. it was in the laboratory they realised as they gradually removed the bones that there were plenty of anatomical details that didn't match up. experts believe it's from the carnivorous theropod group, which had hollow bones and three—toed feet. the skeleton is almost nine metres long and is unusually complete, with 70% intact. it's a good sign for scientists, who are continuing to
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research its unique anatomy. they've already spotted several differences with other known species such as more teeth and a substantial pelvis. organisers are hoping this rare dinosaur will find a good home. translation: in terms of potential clients, there are quite a few. it is a large bracket. these past years everyone was thinking about a museum, but the problem is museums don't have enough money at the moment. the current owner of the skeleton has asked for the money raised from the sale to go to conservation groups and further excavations. shuba krishnan, bbc news. now, it's time for the film review. hello and welcome to the film review on bbc news.
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to take us through this week's cinema releases is jason solomons. so jason, what do we have this week? we have got books, sex and football this week in the cinema releases. diane keaton and jane fonda rekindle a passion for reading in book club. is it dinnerfor two or room for more in sexy french thriller l'amant double? and who is the greatest english football manager of all time? some famous names put the case in football documentary bobby. what can possibly go wrong with this one? i did wonder. we will start with jane fonda, diane keaton. they are all there. it is four old friends who have been going to a book what can possibly go wrong with this one? i did wonder. it is four old friends who have
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been going to a book club for 30 or 40 years, they have had marriages, some have, their husbands have died, some are divorced, they have had children, they have grown up. they get given a new book and it is el what's her name. 50 shades of grey, who wrote that book? any way, someone wrote it. we know the book. whoever wrote it! this puts themselves in all in a tizzy, the soft erotica makes them feel perhaps they are wasting their time and they should be reigniting their sex life, so they decide to do so, including receiving gentleman callers for the first time in many years. here is diane keaton answering the door to a new boyfriend. 0k, you're going to be great. great. this is going to be amazing. let's get to the window. just act natural. well, hey you.
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oh, good, you're home. he's wearing jeans. i love a man injeans. let me see. he's got a cute tush. um... oh, you brought me flowers? there you go. thank you so much. he brought flowers. i love a man who brings flowers. if you don't like them, you have to blame your neighbour, i picked them from their garden. oh, you're kidding me. no. the last time she went on a date she got pregnant. i don't think that's going to happen this time! there you go. is it... i say this as a massive fan of grace and frankie, which jane fonda starred in. that is the talking about getting older and the trials and tribulations, does this do it as well? that is andy garcia at the door. i didn't recognise him. he hasn't changed that much.
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he was sort of diane keaton's nephew in the godfather 3, so that is weird. casting issues are the least of this film's worries, to be honest. yes, it should be aimed at older women. my mum has been a member of a book club and i thought they went round to discuss literature or the latest barbara taylor bradford. they guzzle gallons of wine and melt into terrible innuendo about viagra, and that is what these people do. i think this is very patronising, this film. part of the fact it wastes four great actresses with terrible scripts, bad lighting, bad editing. you are waiting for the laughs to come and they are not there. it gets embarrassing seeing jane fonda, who was sexually forward thinking in the ‘70s, with films like klute, and diane keaton who set the bar with annie hall. this puts it backwards. i am all for older women talking about their sex lives and having sex, that is fine, but here, it just felt that none of these
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people were real at all, or got themselves into real situations, that might be construed as comic. and it is a waste of talent, which is a shame. shame. i would like your mum to review the film. take us through something you enjoyed more. yes, this is a sexy french thriller, which is how i like them. it is called l'amant double. we are so au fait with these we don't need to translate them. it is about a young woman called chloe, who works in an art gallery, who goes to see a psychiatrist to get rid of an existential pain she has. her psychiatrist falls in love with her so he can't treat her, so he sends her to another one who looks a bit like him, could it be his evil twin brother? he gives out a different treatment to chloe. i hope people are keeping up.
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it's not easy to keep up, you think what has just happened. some of it is saucy, i take... i like my french people naked. that is sort of how they should be in the cinema. i think maybe during brexit negotiations we should imagine our french audience naked. during brexit negotiations, things might go smoother. don't bring brexit into it! that is too much. it is by a french director who is a fine french director, it is about gender fluidity, sexual identity, duality, old and young, it is a smart film, dressed up as one of these, almost one of those flashy american thrillers like, do you remember nine and a half weeks? showing our age, talking about that! it harks back to that. stylish, beautiful, the man and woman are very sexy leads, it's very well done. ok, and now we move the football. yes.
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it is all happening this week. ruud gullittcalled it sexy football. a new documentary about bobby robson, the england manager during maradona's hand of god incident in 86, and for that shoot out in italian 90, where we went out to germany. but it is not bobby robson's fault. what people forget is he managed at barcelona, in holland and porto, in portugal, where he won titles and metjose mourinho, who became his assistant and was in shot constantly. whatever happened to him! it is terrific. it is about the relationships, that he had as a manager, perhaps the most famous with was his relationship with a footballer called gazza. paul gascoigne. some guy. crazy as hell.
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i call him daft as a brush, and he was. daft as a brush, yeah, he can be that. so i had to wait until he was absolutely ready, until we felt we could really rely on him. he says if you play well, i'm going to pick you for the world cup. commentator: gascoigne! thank you very much. set up three and scored one. and i always remember him — "that was fantastic. " going to spend two hours tomorrow with him, to try and restore a bit of confidence, you know, he's lacking in confidence, isn't he, the boy. do you have to be an absolute football lover to enjoy this or does it tell you lots of things about the man you didn't know before? i think it helps ans i think it's my era of football fandom, but it is more about this man, bobby robson, who was vilified in the press many times, who kept going through it.
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it is about the career of someone lasting, and becoming something greater than football, because his lasting legacy, as the film shows, his cancer unit he set up in newcastle, which is saving lives, he did bring huge smiles to the nation. the maradona incident is one of the most famous you will see, italia 90 is etched on people. the fact he was a european football manager with a great odyssey, is he is the last english manager to have won a trophy in 1997, so he belongs to a different era. i thought this was a warm, sort of outstandingly informational documentary as well. it taught me stuff i had forgotten and there is great goals and fiendish behaviours of footballers. it is about being more than a manager. fascinating and a great documentary. thank you.
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best out this week, an animated film i thought was terrific. yes, this is the bread winner. it was an oscar nominee, it didn't win, but this is very different. i love the style of animation, an irish animation house but pixar illustrated arabic tale. it is dominated by the taliban where an 11—year—old girl has to disguise herself as a boy in order to keep herfamily alive. women are not even allowed to go to the market. so it is about the freedoms she deliciously first experiences and the sadness she has to change gender to do so. it is innocent and beautiful, and it is about telling stories as well and keeping those stories alive. it is very different to your smooth kind of committee honed pixarfilms. it has heart and soul and a brave girl at the heart of it. a terrific story and beautifully told, and a cracking dvd for anyone who wants to stay in.
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more genderfluidity, a fantastic woman. it is about a transgendered nightclub singer in chile, who loses her lover and has to face society on her own without her lover. brilliantly played by daniela vega. she does stare at you. she is proud, enigmatic and fantastic. wonderful. thank you. good to see you. thank you very much indeed. a mixed bag. enjoy your cinema going, whatever you are getting up to. see you this time next week. thanks for being with us. goodbye. hello again, storms around the
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highlands of scotland, they will fade away and overnight we will see a change coming in from the north sea where we find an awful lot of low cloud and battle get drawn in many of england. turning misty with patches of fog further west we will have clear skies, they're pretty warm night 11—14d, but a different look to the water come across parts of scotla nd look to the water come across parts of scotland and down to the east midlands and anglia, where most of the day it'll be rather gray and cloudy and cool. further west on track, triggering a few showers, especially across the western side of scotla nd especially across the western side of scotland into northern ireland, warm sunshine away from showers further east it'll be cooler and great for many areas than today. the cloud will break up as we head into tuesday and wednesday, where it'll stay dry everywhere with sunshine at times it ventures in low 20s. this is bbc news. i'm lukwesa burak. the headlines at 6pm. one year on from the london bridge attack, a special service takes place at southwark cathedral to remember the victims. eight people lost their lives and 48
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others were injured after three attackers drove into pedestrians, then stabbed people in nearby borough market. a national minute's silence to commemorate the victims of the attack also took place, as floral tributes were laid at southwark needle by the prime minister and the mayor of london. young i amjane hill. a very moving and emotional day where people are still arriving to lay flowers on the
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