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this is bbc news. i'm martine croxall. the headlines at seven 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 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 was also obeserved — 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, promises to review key aspects of the government's immigration policy. doctors say new research means thousands of women with early stage breast cancer could be spared chemotherapy. and england beat pakistan in the second test and level the series — .we‘ll have details of that match and the rest of today's sporting action in sportsday. good evening and welcome to bbc news.
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the prime minister has laid a wreath at the scene of the london bridge terror attack, to mark one year since eight people were killed by three men armed with knives. 48 others were injured when they first drove a van into pedestrians and then stabbed people enjoying a night out, before being shot dead by police. at a service earlier, the families of those who died lit candles in memory of their loved ones. june kelly reports on his first day of summer, hundreds gathered to reflect on a long night full of fear in london 12 months ago. beating the public figures with the prime minister. it is less than a fortnight since she and the labour leaderjeremy corbyn were at a memorial service for the victims of the manchester bombing. last year,
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36 people in the uk were murdered in ca re 36 people in the uk were murdered in care attacks. eight lives were taken in the london bridge atrocity. one victim was british. kristi was from canada. one from spain. there were australians. and three french victims. some were visiting london, others had their home. and at this interfaith service from the bishop of southwark, a strong message. for those of us who profess faith, the implication of holy names by those perpetrating these acts was not only profoundly distressing, but needs to be rejected all stop and there were the memories of the local people. the attack happened on the place
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where we live. in a few minutes, everything changes. it will be hours before we will know the true cost. struck to the core of the root of humanity, police and medics still did everything they needed to do. they made sure that everyone was still living stayed safe. the bereaved families completed the planting of a tree of healing. and later at the corner of london bridge, there was a minutes silence. there were floral tributes from some of those injured, including pc landmarks who was stabbed in the head and body as he took on the three attackers. this evening, as the actual hour of the outrage approaches, there will be more informal gatherings of the survivals
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and those who lost so much on that night, 12 months ago. the labour leader, jeremy corbyn has been giving his thoughts on today's events. very sad. a poignant moment. london bridge, which is normally the noisiest place, a lot of people come together in grief and sadness about what happened a year ago. and also impressed at the size of the crowd and the unity and the diversity of it. that is the answer to terrorism. that is the answer to what divides us. that is the answer to what divides us. how do you feel the service reflected the way people feel? beautifully done. the cathedral is very old. it is also in the midst of a thriving commercial way. you have the bridge, the station, an amazing quiet, in the cathedral, with the hands, the dedications, and the
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families there. a very difficult day for the families, but i hope they got some solace from the fact that everybody was there with them. christopher chessun, the bishop of southwark, who addressed the service of commemoration at southwark cathedral, told my colleaguejane hill that a ceremony like to date gives everyone an opportunity to go together in deep reflection and its deep solidarity. in a spirit of deep compassion for those who have suffered. a commitment to the work of healing that have cost continues. it isa of healing that have cost continues. it is a boost morale. when you're on, they are gathering together of this community, so many signs of encouragement to them in so many different ways, give us all of his. i mentioned, those who dies of work from all over the world, and i was really struck by something i witnessed at the end of the formal ceremony here and the minute silence
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that we all observed. and we see now, this beautiful pink flowers behind us. people have been laying goes along with the prime minister and other dignitaries. i spotted earlier on the dean of southwark, alongside faith leaders from so many other religions, they were having their photographs taken along the backdrop of flowers. how important is that, the visual symbol, the message that today is for everyone with yellow just a few days after the attacks, in this precise place, 100 imams and muslim scholars gathered together with me to make their own statement of solidarity and to denounce the things that had happened. i think today, there has been a sense of echoes of those sorts of early gatherings a year ago, but one you're on, it is a sign that we will not forget what has happened. we are trying to go on with our work of healing. the doors
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of the cathedral were shut for eight days, are open again. the bills are being run. all of that is very very good. but so many people have been robbed of their normality by the carer that stop our streets a year ago. how do we hold onto that as a society? i hear everything you say about how people have come together today, but 2017 with a grim year. we had the attack on westminster bridge as here, and manchester arena, and i was struck again at the number of placards who say turn to love, and isis will lose, london is united, those sort of thing. had we hold onto that as a society and make sure we are not divided by those horrible attacks that we saw last year?|j think attacks that we saw last year?” think we start by being listeners. while those floral tributes were being laid, while i was being photographed, the young student from
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dusseldorf, who is studying in london came to me and said his aunt was one of the survivors. she had been hit by demand as it speeded across the bridge, and was incredibly moved and he said how difficult today had been for him. we listen to those stories. that is out the work of healing begins and should continue. the home secretary, sajid javid, has said it may be time to raise the cap on the number of skilled workers allowed to enter the uk. it would be part of an overall review of the government's immigration policy ahead of brexit. businesses and parts of the public sector such as the nhs have been arguing they're struggling to recruit enough skilled workers. parts of the nhs are in desperate need of more doctors, but the number of skilled nine eu workers granted uk visas is capped. today, the new
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home secretary acknowledged that policy should be re—examined. home secretary acknowledged that policy should be re-examined. when the policy was put in place, there was a cap that was established, 20,000 immigrants. for years was a cap that was established, 20,000 immigrants. foryears and yea rs 20,000 immigrants. foryears and years that cap was not hit. it is only in recent months that the cap has been hit. i see the problem with that. it is something i am taking a fresh look at. the pressure on ministers has been building and visas forforeign ministers has been building and visas for foreign doctors were refused. 35 nhs trust said the ban would affect patients and the decision was almost impossible to understand. he also said today that he would look again at the inclusion of foreign students in the immigration figures, saying it had a perception problem. for almost a decade, the conservatives have been committed to cutting overall net migration to the tens of thousands of the year, but he repeatedly refused to explicitly endorse that figure. i am committed to our
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ma nifesto, figure. i am committed to our manifesto, but what that means ends over the next few years, i will be working towards rightly, reducing net migration, and bringing it to a lower sustainable levels. but you have not said you are committed.” saidi have not said you are committed.” said i am committed to the ma nifesto. said i am committed to the manifesto. the mistake the conservatives have always made on this is they said they would set an arbitrary time for immigration figure, and they would then let the economy bear the consequences. we have said do the sensible thing to do is what our economy need, and let's make sure we have the skills to match those needs. the home secretary has been working here for just a month but has shown again his willingness to do the job his own weight. and we'll find out how this story , and many others , are covered in tomorrow's front pages at 10:30 and 11:30 this evening in the papers. our guestsjoining me tonight are bonnie greer, playwright and writer for the new european, and the journalist, yasmin alibhai—brown.
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two thirds of women with the most common form of breast cancer might be spared chemotherapy after a new trial involving a genetic test already available on the nhs. doctors say using it to analyse early stage tumours could mean up to 3000 women a year in the uk could be treated with surgery and hormone therapy alone. annisa kadri reports juliette fitzpatrick is now in recovery after a physical and emotional battle with breast cancer. she says the chemotherapy that followed her diagnosis turn her into a horrible person to live with. for me, the worst thing about it was the emotional side. i got used to losing my hair. and going around bald, but it just felt so depressed and my hair. and going around bald, but itjust felt so depressed and not wanting to talk to anybody and really, it was the feeling of wanting to be away from the world, actually. doctors say new research
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say that thousands of women with the most common form of breast cancer could be spared chemotherapy. trials of the genetic tests are found that the treatment can be safely avoided without affecting outcomes. the test is carried out after surgery to see whether a tumour is likely to spread and people get a score out of 100. women who score zero ten, are considered low risk, and there is no benefit in having chemotherapy. at the other end of the scale, people who score over 26, there is a definite benefit. where there is a great area for most patients, and it is that group which the trial was focusing on. the finding suggested that for those patients, aged over 50, chemotherapy was not needed. there has always been an uncertainty about the recommendation of two thirds of women who have tests in the mid range, and this trial definitively addresses that important question. a leading breast cancer charity is calling for
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changes in treatment. some will update their practise in meeting me, because the results of the study are so because the results of the study are so significant and that is why we wa nt to so significant and that is why we want to see the clinical guidance updated so that more patients can benefit across the nhs. the trial is a step in trying to provide more tailored treatment for breast cancer patients,. 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. police officers visited a house in surrey today where it's thought a hit man hired to kill the lover of former liberal leader jeremy thorpe is living. police had said andrew newton was dead — but he's now believed to be alive and using a different name. his apparent death was one of the reasons given to thorpe's former lover norman scott for dropping a conspiracy
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to murder investigation. duncan kennedy reports. this is a moment when police arrived at the house, but a man who they have produced it was dead. police knocked a number of times then left without meeting him.” knocked a number of times then left without meeting him. i cannot make any comment. they wanted to talk to him about the jeremy thorpe any comment. they wanted to talk to him about thejeremy thorpe scandal, applied to kill his former lover. last year, they said they tried to find him, but a last year, they said they tried to find him, buta cbs last year, they said they tried to find him, but a cbs official later wrote that i am satisfied that police have carried out all possible lines of inquiry, various key witnesses are now deceased, to include andrew newton himself. the former lover was norman scott, and was claiming to expose his homosexual relationship. he was put on trialfor homosexual relationship. he was put on trial for plotting to murder scott, who was cleared. he died four
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yea rs scott, who was cleared. he died four years ago. the whole affair is gripping audiences with hugh grant playing him in this bbc drama. the programme includes the moment andrew newton kills norman scott putt dog. his gunjammed newton kills norman scott putt dog. his gun jammed when newton kills norman scott putt dog. his gunjammed when aiming escott. the police say they now want to talk to andrew newton to see if he can confirm allegations made by another man about the murder plot. the other man about the murder plot. the other man claims there was a conspiracy to kill norman scott. those allegations are confirmed by andrew newton, then thejeremy are confirmed by andrew newton, then the jeremy thorpe investigation could be reopened and this very english scandal can become a very complex legal process. and you can see tom mangold's documentary "the jeremy thorpe scandal" on bbc four tonight at ten. the headlines on bbc news: a memorial service and a minute's
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silence have been held to remember the victims of the london bridge terror which took place one year ago. 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. another nine people died, after a speedboat carrying refugees
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sank off the southern coast of turkey. armed police have cordoned off berlin cathedral after an officer shot and injured a man at the building. a berlin police statement described the wounded man as a "hooligan," but did not provide details about the circumstances of the shooting or his actions. the cathedral has been sealed off and witnesses taken to hospital to be treated for shock. planes at hamburg airport have been grounded and the terminals closed to passengers today after a power cut brought operations to a halt. people were told to leave both terminals following the blackout. the airport said in a statement that it would not be possible to fix the problem today. passengers have been urged to contact their airlines for latest updates on their flights. a meeting of the world's leading finance ministers has ended with sharp division between the united states and the remaining g7 countries over president trump's tariffs on aluminium and steel. several countries including canada and mexico have already retaliated with their own tariffs as chris buckler reports. the finance minister will welcome with the traditional canadian greeting. but despite the smiles, it was hard to escape the idea that
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someone was banging the drums of war. the message to the us, from the other big economic nations, who posed for this unhappy family photograph was simple. if you don't want a trade war, you have days, not weeks, to change your mind on tariffs. the americans have decided to, in our mind, action that is not at all constructive. it is actually destructive to our ability to get things done. around tariffs, around steel and aluminium. president trump is introducing the steep tariffs on steel and aluminium on the grounds of national security. however, this old torpedo factory in virginia is a reminder of the importance of notjust metals, but also allies. and with nations now threatening retaliatory tariffs on everything from bourbon to bluejeans, there are american families worried that they could pay the price of this fight. we do not buy american cars.
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we find the quality of german and japanese cars far higher and yes, we will end up paying more. we have had eu in as our live for as long as i can remember and building the tariffs will damage the relationship. president trump is continuing to campaign with the message that he is putting america first was up but other nations say that does not have to be at their expense. the idea that we are somehow a national security threat to the united states is quite frankly insulting and unacceptable. president trump believes the policies he's pushing will ultimately be popular in american times in cities. but he knows he also has to consider those international relationships and when he meets the other g—7 leaders, at a summit in quebec next weekend, he is likely to face some awkward conversations. chris buckler, bbc news, alexandria. 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 a clean car at a cheap price, but is
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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, 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
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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 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. certainly if people look malnourished or frightened or dishevelled in any way, shape or form, without proper equipment, if it's at a price that's too good to be true, perhaps there is something which might set the alarm bells ringing. the information is also going to be sent to police teams who investigate modern slavery. workers here weren't mistreated, but victims have been rescued in other raids and their
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controllers put behind bars. jeremy ball, bbc news. 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. when that later this year, the government hopes to roll a service that will be free to schools. it would advertise jobs as well as full—time vacancies. another issue for schools is the cost of supply teachers. every time there is a hole in the teacher rhoda, they have to find someone to fill in. and with the number of holes increasing all the number of holes increasing all the time, the bill for supply teachers is also going up. from september, supply agencies will have to clearly disclose their fees.
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there will also be a list of agencies that do not charge fees when staff are taking him permanently. education secretary damian hinds said every pound that is spent on excessive agencies is a pound that i want to help schools spend on what really matters. making sure every child, whatever their background, is inspired to learn and to reach their potential. the association of school and college leaders said. but it is general secretary, said the bigger problem was an ongoing crisis in teacher recruitment and retention. preliminary results in slovenia's parliamentary election indicate the anti—immigration slovenian democratic party is leading the vote. the sate election commission said the sds had 26.8 percent of votes after 12.7 percent of the votes had been counted. the centre—left party led by marjan sarec was reported as coming second so far on 11.6%.
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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 a0%. 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, 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.
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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 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 was the man at the centre of the storm, the prime minister, whose task 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
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patience seems to be running out. the problem is it is not just the tax law. thejordanian citizen right now, his pockets are empty. are completely empty. so the government has to listen to the sound of the people. nothing thejordanian authorities have yet done has managed to calm the protesters, whose demands are growing as their anger and frustration rises. sebastian usher, bbc news. mps will debate tomorrow whether the sale of animal fur should be banned, after a petition on the subject gathered more than 100 thousand signatures. there's been a huge growth in fur imports which are up 500% in a decade. sima kotecha has been following the trade from denmark to the uk. a meat. just one of the 4000 or so that live here on the farm on the outskirts of denmark. they are bred just for theirfur. outskirts of denmark. they are bred just for their fur. they grow from
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this size to four or five months, grown up this size to four or five months, grown upjust this size to four or five months, grown up just as this size to four or five months, grown upjust as big as this size to four or five months, grown up just as big as their mother. the newcomers a bio-security suit is a must to protect the animals from infection. how do you feel about producing animals not to eat, but to where? if it is for meat, it is for close, i do not see any difference. each one lives in a cage around one metre long and is fed meat from chickens and pigs. the farmer here says the living conditions and the diet are white but for produced here is a such a high standard. they are euthanized hereto, and being placed in a box filled with carbon monoxide. their skins are then auctioned to clients across the world. including to buyers in britain all stop according to research, the uk sells £650
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million of for every year. in the 19905, million of for every year. in the 1990s, evocative antifur campaigns but many people off wearing it, but decades on, the amount of for being imported into the country is rising. fashion experts say smaller boutiques are partly keeping the supply and demand going. so what we had with these brilliant campaigns, that were successful, designed us to back away from first, it almost became toxic, but perhaps it was a victim of its own success. there is a new group of consumers for whom these campaigns do not have that same residence. we spoke to several retailers, all of whom who refuse to go on camera over fears they could be targeted by antifur campaigners all stop some of the next generation of fashion designers say real for is repugnant. i do not agree with it. i
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think it's inhumane and an insult to animals. it is expensive, i think there is no need for it. when fake fur is so incredible now. however, fa ke fur is so incredible now. however, fake fur may not be a harmless alternative. the microfibers that come from synthetic materials are being found everywhere, including tap water and being found everywhere, including tap waterand in being found everywhere, including tap water and in the main echo systems. the responsible society should be reducing its dependence on synthetic materials and embracing natural ones. so for traders argue silkworms are also killed for the material they produce and that because these are cute, they attract the debate. but whether that debate is emotional or intellectual, the reality is a big trader in her. a dinosaurfossilfound in the us is going on sale in paris tomorrow. the skeleton is worth millions of dollars, though experts are still uncertain of its identity — shuba krishnan reports.
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headed for auction. this dinosaur skeleton is expected to fetch up to 2.2 million dollars. not bad for an unidentified species. until all the bones were discovered, we all thought it was an allosaurus.


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