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hello, you're watching afternoon live, i'm simon mccoy. today at 2:00. "i've got a good feeling" — donald trump says there's excitement in the air a day before he meets north korean leader kimjong—un. i got grenfell wrong — theresa may apologises for her initial response to the blaze and says she regrets not meeting the survivors. in the last few minutes spain offers to accept a ship carrying more than 600 migrants after italy and malta refused to take them. coming up on afternoon live all the sport — reshmin. after an historic first win over england, scotland's head coach says the aim for his side now is to secure test status. more later. and the weather? just one or two storms but we are on the road for something wetter and windier than we have seen for some time. more in half an hour. thank you very much.
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hello everyone, this is afternoon live. i'm simon mccoy. president trump says there is excitement in the air in singapore. the us secretary of state says tomorrow's summit with the north korean leader has enormous potential. there's intense diplomatic activity taking place in singapore, ahead of the highly—anticipated meeting with kim jong—un tomorrow morning. but mike pompeo says president trump is determined to avoid what he called the "flimsy agreements" of the past. and america would be satisfied with nothing less than the complete, verifiable and irresversible denuclearization of the korean peninsula. christian fraser has the latest. good evening. it is nine o'clock local time which means there is just 12 hours to this historic summit that will take place tomorrow. donald trump is incompetent move,
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saying he believes there is an opportunity for historic agreement in singapore. it doesn't mean the americans are going to go soft on north korea. we have had a briefing from the secretary of state mike pompey, who has made it clear unless there is verification of the north korean verification, the maximum pressure will remain in place & shins will stay. but in the context of what will happen tomorrow, he said a framework can be developed. he said there will be an opportunity to the course of the day tomorrow for the two leaders to meet one on one with just the interpreters, which means there will be getting to know you session. extraordinary when a few months ago, kim jong—un was a pariah, isolated internationally. tomorrow he sit alongside a sitting american president. before that meeting, they have been getting together at the ritz hotel on the
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main island, a meeting at the lower level going through some of the finer details. donald trump has met with the singapore prime minister and laura bicker has been watching the developments. excitement is in the air, according to donald trump. there was a premature celebration of another important date this week. mr trump's birthday is on thursday and he's starting things early. butjust a few miles away, 11 hour negotiations with pyongyang's foreign minister we re with pyongyang's foreign minister were still under way. these officials from the us and north korea are meeting to try to finalise the details of a deal to hand to the two lea d e rs the details of a deal to hand to the two leaders tomorrow. this is not how summits normally work. normally these things are already down on paper, but this is shaping up to be
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an unconventional summit between two unconventional leaders. the us secretary of state said it wasn't a concern and the goal of completely disarming north korea remains. president trump is going into this meeting with confidence and a positive attitude and eagerness for real progress. he has made it clear if kim jong—un de real progress. he has made it clear if kimjong—un de neutral real progress. he has made it clear if kim jong—un de neutral arises, there is a brighterfuture if kim jong—un de neutral arises, there is a brighter future for north korea. tomorrow we will get our clearest indication as to whether kim jong—un shares this vision. clearest indication as to whether kim jong-un shares this vision. we have a good chance of having some kind of good start, a basic agreement of sorts. not an occasion where all problems are solved tomorrow, 12th of june where all problems are solved tomorrow, 12th ofjune but i am sure we'll get some deal tomorrow. in pyongyang, the north korean people have finally been told the summit is happening. a special broadcast informed them that chairman kim was
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abroad and there is a clear shift in tone. state—run media discussed a new relationship with the united states, a hint of a new era of engagement. kim jong—un's only appearance was yesterday. he will feel he has come to singapore in a position of strength as a nuclear power. but he may be willing to bargain, according to those who have met both men. both are supremely confident, both are hopeful. i thing atan confident, both are hopeful. i thing at an emotional level, both of them wa nt at an emotional level, both of them want something significant out of this summit. the sweeping sands now await the two leaders. once associated with pirates, death and bloodshed, this resort has been branded as a tranquil haven. how it is described in the future could depend on what happens here in the next 2a hours. laura bicker, bbc
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news, singapore. in the last hour we have had some clarification about the timing is tomorrow. it will only bea the timing is tomorrow. it will only be a one—day summit, so both donald trump and kimjong—un be a one—day summit, so both donald trump and kim jong—un will leave south korea tomorrow. there are reports in some newspapers which reports in some newspapers which reports that kim jong—un is leaving early tomorrow so it only gives them five hours. this will be about the personal relationship and the photo opportunity and the rest of it will be left to the lower teams. supper to that we have had information kim jong—un is on a walkabout around singapore. we can show you some of those pictures as we go to our reporter in the centre of the island. these pictures have come in the last ten minutes, this is kim jong—un's motorcade. his stretch limo on its way through singapore, taking in some of the sites, we
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think? yes, there have been some of the cars and taxis waiting outside the cars and taxis waiting outside the hotel for about 20 minutes and we have been trying to confirm if he has left. it seems like there is a lot of flash photography going on and it seems they are just leaving the hotel where he is staying. this is in the central orchard district of singapore. it is a very famous and popular shopping district in singapore and we understand he is going to areas like marina bay sands, or the iconic buildings and tourist spots, i think you can see behind you from where you are. we are told by our team in the marina bay sands area there is heavy police security. so who knows where he's going but we are definitely trying to follow his movements. yes, i wonder if you eat in any of the fine
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restau ra nts wonder if you eat in any of the fine restaurants in singapore, if i had known, i could have given him some recommendations. by understand they have brought food for him from north korea and their own chef and a toilet, what is that all about? we saw those reports and i think it is there to say our singaporean collea g u es there to say our singaporean colleagues were very offended because they are proud of the local food here. but there are reports he brought his own food and the toilet. i remember thinking, if brought his own food and the toilet. i rememberthinking, if he brought his own food and the toilet. i remember thinking, if he is going on tour at night, what will be happening? there are reports he has his own in his mercedes—benz, but there were other cars waiting as well. maybe too much detail for some few viewers, but his food and his own toilet. thank you very much for the moment. kim jong—un, own toilet. thank you very much for the moment. kimjong—un, wandering around singapore at the moment. if
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we get more pictures of him, we will bring them to you. this is the furthest he has been, aside from china, since he became the leader. he was educated in switzerland but he leads a very sheltered life in north korea, so no surprise he has taken the opportunity to go out and look at downtown singapore. you are watching bbc news. you can get more on this historic summit on our website. we'll have all the latest background and analysis. that's all at bbc.co.uk/news. theresa may has apologised for her initial response after the grenfell tower fire saying she regrets not going to meet the survivors and residents in the immediate aftermath of the disaster. ahead of the first anniversary of the fire on thursday, the prime minister said she would "always regret" not meeting victims and she said it had given the impression that she did not care about them. our assistant political editor norman smith is in westminster. sorry, it isn't norman.
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our political correspondent ben wright is at westminster. what is she saying now and how is she saying it? it is to address an issue that a year ago was causing her huge political damage, which was her huge political damage, which was her response in the aftermath of the g re nfell her response in the aftermath of the grenfell fire. she seemed to be very flat—footed to not realise the desperate human dimension to this story but the political dimension to the fire as well. i don't think number ten saw how much political anger was being unleashed as a result of what happened. it was evident in the fact that theresa may, on herfirst visit, didn't meet people directly affected by the fire. other politicians did, the mayor of london, jeremy corbyn and the queen met survivors of the fire before theresa may. she faced a lot of criticism at the time about her reaction. she has felt it is
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something to revisit as we get close to the first year anniversary on thursday. i think personally, she remains very affected by this and clearly causes her some anguish when she reflects back on what her initial response ad about both her own reaction and the government's as well. difficult week for her, because tomorrow will be the house of commons for the crucial brexit debates and votes? a crucial brexit week. this is the eu withdrawal bill coming back to the house of commons after it had been ripped to bits by members of the house of lords. they passed 15 amendments to the bill but will now be considered by mps. passed 15 amendments to the bill but will now be considered by mp5. the government has accepted one of them, pretty much stayed to the eu and the uk should remain close when it comes to working with some agencies. one does, the government want to oppose the amendments put down and they are seeking to amend them. one of the one they want to amend relates to
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the final vote mps will get in october when the brexit deal comes back for their approval or not. this is the so—called meaningful vote amendment. mps will be asked whether or not, at that point, if parliament rejects the deal on offer, mps should have the power to instruct ministers to perhaps go back to brussels and carry on negotiating. the government is horrified by those prospects and so are brexiteers and they have put their amendment down and they hope it will contain any potential tory rebellion tomorrow. but it is one of the handful of flash points where the votes could be very, very tight. i think the government will be anxious about getting to the next couple of days about suffering a parliamentary defeat. thank you very much. a court in italy has found a man guilty of abducting a british model chloe ayling. lukash herba was accused of luring
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the 20—year—old from south london to milan with the promise of a photoshoot, and then kidnapping her for a ransom. he has received a 16 year and nine month sentence. i'm joined by our correspondent chi chi izundu. his defence was she had gone willingly? his defence was she was pa rt willingly? his defence was she was part of this plot and part of a big thing to help raise her profile as a model. but sadly the court didn't believe him. he has been sentenced to six years and nine months. just to six years and nine months. just to go back to the details of this case because they were very unusual. last year in july case because they were very unusual. last year injuly it emerged that chloe ayling had been abducted in italy after signing up with a photographerfor a photo italy after signing up with a photographer for a photo shoot in milan. she had been held captive at a farmhouse just outside milan for six days. the kidnapper eventually took her to the british consulate and that is when the alarm was raised and she was saved. what was heard in court about what he did,
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what he was convicted of? he was convicted affectively of snatching her, drugging her. he drugged her with what we believe was kept in, then put her in the boot of his car to travel to the farmhouse just outside of milan for about five hours. —— get a mean. outside of milan for about five hours. —— geta mean. her outside of milan for about five hours. —— get a mean. her lawyers said she was terrified and she could have died. the prosecution also reminded the court that mr herba himself originally had said he was an fbi operative and a high—level hit man. when in fact he had constructed a letter by a group that operate on the dark web called at the black death. any news from chloe ayling? no, we are still trying to contact her. will we hear her story
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do you think? hopefully, we understand she has a book deal in the work so hopefully we can hear her story outside of the court room. we should also add that lukash herba's brother is still awaiting extradition to italy for his supposedly role in the kidnapping as well. thank you very much. you're watching afternoon live, these are our headlines: there's "excitement in the air" in singapore — according to president trump who has arrived in the country ahead of talks with the north korean leader. theresa may says she regrets not meeting survivors of the grenfell fire, as she apologises for her initial response. spain says it may accept a rescue boat with more than 600 migrants on board — the vessel has been drifting in the mediterranean after italy and malta both refused to allow the ship to dock. in sport, after historic victory over the old enemy, the head of
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scottish cricket has said they must play more test cricket. they beat england by six runs in edinburgh. the former arsenal captain, patrick vieira is the new manager of nice. he leaves his post and new york city after three seasons in charge. and the former england goalkeeper robert green said fabio capello told those players they were to fight during the last first cup. —— world cup. i will be back with more of those stories later. within the past hour, spain has offered to take in a rescue vessel which has been drifting in the mediterranean with more than 600 african migrants on board. the spanish offer follows the refusal of italy, and then malta, to allow the ship to disembark. italy's new populist government has pledged to curb migration from north africa.
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richard lister reports. marooned in the mediterranean, these are some of the 629 rescued migrants now denied entry to the closest european ports. among them more than 120 unaccompanied children. lifejackets now! pass me the lifejackets...! they were picked up in a series of dramatic rescues off the libyan coast at the weekend. the conditions were difficult. at least 50 were said to be at immediate risk of drowning. get them off people...! after being transferred to the aquarius, run by a humanitarian group, they were allowed to leave the rescue zone and head north. but they were stuck between two countries, both adamant that they are not obliged to take them in. we will oblige and work around the legal obligations that are expected of us.
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but for the moment it is not the situation. italy's new government backs tougher immigration rules. the interior minister, matteo salvini the new, has closed all italian ports to the aquarius. he said today that malta takes in nobody, france pushes people back at the border, spain defends its frontier with weapons. from today, italy will start to say no to human traffic in, no to the business of illegal immigration. it is not the first time he has linked vessels like the aquarius to the people smugglers bringing migrants from north africa. a deal between libya and italy has seen hey! drop in migrant numbers. but more than 13,000 have been registered in italy so far this year. problem hasn't gone away. the bottom line is that there is a humanitarian imperative to rescue people and to bring them to the nearest port. notwithstanding there are lots of arguments about which is the right port
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to bring them to but clearly people in distress need to be looked after. and the smugglers aren't part of this, they don't care, as and they will be sending more people, even today. the aquarius says it has supplies for a few more days. but there are many vulnerable people on this overcrowded vessel, people suffering hypothermia and burns, at least seven women who are pregnant. but for the moment they have nowhere to go and this stand—off doesn't just affect them, the next migrants rescued in the southern mediterranean may well face the same problem. richard lister, bbc news. we are joined by charlie yaxley from unhcr, the united nations refugee agency. it would appear in spain is stepping in where italy and malta refused? we have been seen the reports of spain offering to allow this boat to disembark. if it is true, it is a
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very welcome development and exceptional display of generosity from spain and the people of spain. it is exactly that kind of solidarity that is needed amongst european states to address the arrivals that are coming across the mediterranean. we have to remember that on this boat was 600 people, men, women and children, some who we re men, women and children, some who were incredibly vulnerable and in urgent need of health care. it was very critical they receive the support they can only receive onshore. so this development from spain isa onshore. so this development from spain is a very welcome one. what do you make of the italian and the maltese response when you are saying these people desperately need help? the absolute priority is to be saving lives. that has to come first and foremost. the political conversations about who has responsibility, for which region and
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what circumstances, they are discussions that can and should happen afterwards. but they are not something that should happen when lives are at stake. italy, malta, greece and spain, they are countries who have been on the front line of receiving arrivals crossing the mediterranean and it is true more support is needed from european member states to show solidarity in responsibility sharing to have a fairer distribution of new arrivals. where has that spirit gone, because italy's new interior minister has said it is a huge responsibility and turning italy into a huge refugee camp, it is not. italy is receiving a disproportionate new arrivals of of its position. that trend has continued. it is down significantly
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compared to where we were over the last two years. but there remains a need for other countries to come forward and agree a mechanism and procedure that allows for a situation, when one country is disproportionately bearing the burden on their infrastructure, that other countries already step in and help that country would meeting the needs of those asylum seekers and refugees. everybody is being very diplomatic saying this is what should happen, we understand why it hasn't and people need to think seriously about this, but when you hear 629 people are adrift in the middle of the mediterranean and no one is prepared to help them, you must get angry? we have to remember that behind the numbers we hear this time, it is 600 or so, there are individual people, men, women and children who are there with their families and many of whom have suffered an incredibly traumatic journey to reach the point where
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they are. we have to remember nobody chooses to take what is an incredibly dangerous and potentially fatal crossing across the mediterranean, unless they feel they have no other choice. thank you very much for your time. the health secretary, jeremy hunt, is promising more support for doctors and nurses who make "honest mistakes" while treating patients, so they can learn from their errors without fear of prosecution. mr hunt has accepted the findings of a review into gross negligence manslaughter charges in healthcare. it was prompted by the case of a trainee paediatrician who was struck off after the death of a six—year—old boy. our health correspondent james gallagher reports. the death of jack adcock in 2011 is the tragic backdrop to today's announcement. the 6—year—old boy had sepsis and suffered a cardiac arrest at leicester royal infirmary. signs of his infection were missed, and it was mistakenly thought he was under a do not resuscitate order. the doctor in charge when he died, doctor hadzia bawa—garba, admitted a catalogue of errors,
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but her conviction for gross negligence, manslaughter, and subsequently being barred from practicing, shocked many doctors and nurses, leading fears around how medical staff are expected to admit to and learn from mistakes. among the measures being announced are the investigation of every death by a medical examiner or coroner. data on doctors' performance will allow them to see how they compare to help them improve. and the regulator, the general medical council, will no longer be able to appeal against the findings of disciplinary hearings, as it did in the bawa—garba case. jack‘s mum, nicola adcock, says she's angered by the decision. unfortunately, she didn't make one, two or three mistakes. that day, on her own, she made 21 errors. to say to the general medical council that going forward you are not allowed a right to appeal, how can this doctor appeal at every single stage? how can there be one rule for one and not for another? why do doctors automatically assume
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that they are untouchable, that they're above the law? the general medical council said it was disappointed that the new measures would reduce its ability to protect patients. but the doctors' union, the bma, said it was vital to learn from mistakes. what we really need is to have an nhs which is properly resourced, with adequate numbers of doctors, nurses, hospital beds and gp surgeries, so that we have the climate to provide safe, quality care, and we also need to have an environment and a culture that is a learning, rather than a blaming culture. there will always be errors on the frontline of medicine. the challenge is to find the best way of protecting patients and preventing tragedies, like that of jack adcock. james gallagher, bbc news. the duke and duchess of sussex will make an official visit to australia, fiji, tonga and new zealand in the autumn. it will be prince harry and meghan's first royal tour since they got married last month.
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the trip is scheduled to coincide with the fourth invictus games, which take place in sydney in october. and finally have a look at these pictures from new york. cctv has caught the moment that a bin lorry lost control in a new york borough of brooklyn, wreaking havoc. it rammed cars and mounted the pavement, crushing the vehicles and a tree. in total nine cars were hit by the rubbish truck, but incredibly no—one was injured. the driver of the truck was arrested at the scene. time for a look at the weather. a lot of gardeners hoping for a bit of rain. this was at the weekend in cumbria. whilst most of us have been
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dry, it has been lovely where i have been. this is signs of a funnel cloud, a tornado. you can see it snaking down into helvellyn in cumbria. just how ferocious the storms have been across the uk in the past few weeks. they have seen storms in slovenia, hailstones here, causing damage. stripping the tiles off roofs and causing damage to cars. it has been pretty unpleasant. generally, it has been a case of clearing up after the storms. we have seen flash flooding in the uk but it is because the weather patterns have been static and things have been warming up, storm clouds have been warming up, storm clouds have gone up and they have been sitting across the same areas. i had people staying with me from the south of france and they had the weather we would begetting and we
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have had theirs. but it is going to change? yes, if you are in the northern half of the country because the clue is in thejet northern half of the country because the clue is in the jet stream. it has been absent, week to the north of the uk, leaving us in warmer air. as we go to this week, it charges out of the united states and towards us, bringing ripples of colder, fresh air to the uk, warming things up fresh air to the uk, warming things up across fresh air to the uk, warming things up across the mediterranean and into italy. bringing areas of low pressure and we haven't seen them for a while. thursday could be a stormy start across the northern half of the uk. let's take a look at what is happening for the rest of today. we are in relative calm for the vast majority. isolated thunderstorms of this afternoon, we have had some across the peak district, across the pennines but most fine, good, sunny spells and these are the temperatures this afternoon. about 25, 26 in the south—east corner. we could see heavy showers and storms across
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devon and cornwall, maybe cropping up devon and cornwall, maybe cropping up in south wales. we have seen them cross into the north—east of england, particularly in the north of derbyshire. all the way to into parts of yorkshire and some cropping up parts of yorkshire and some cropping up central and eastern scotland. most of those will fade away as we go into the night. it will be dry for most of you but a general flow from north to south so the cloud is drifting south, keeping temperatures up drifting south, keeping temperatures up but with fresh air in northern scotland, northern ireland and northern england, where there are clearer skies temperatures could drop into single figures. there will be plenty of cloud across central areas and it will be a cooler day compared with today. northern ireland wakes up with sunshine and eastern scotland sees warmer conditions at last. but sunshine into the west of england and wales may set off some isolated showers. high pressure is in charge through tuesday and into wednesday but the weather front is ganging up tuesday and into wednesday but the weatherfront is ganging up in tuesday and into wednesday but the weather front is ganging up in the wings to the west. on wednesday,
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enjoyed a dry and sunny weather, particularly england and wales, isolated showers possible across the south. the wind picks up and then rain starts to spread in and for the western isles and the hebrides this could be the first significant rain we have had for up to three weeks. the wettest weather takes us into thursday morning. we will see widespread gales, gusts of wind, 40, 50, maybe 60 miles an hour possible. it will be windy elsewhere but the wettest weather will be north. that is how your latest weather is looking here on afternoon live. this is bbc news — our latest headlines. as donald trump prepares for his summit with the north korean leader kim jong—un, the white house says the discussions with north korea had been moving "more quickly than expected". theresa may reveals that she will "always regret" not meeting the survivors of the grenfell tower fire in the immediate aftermath, as it made it appear that the prime minister ‘didn't care'. italy shuts all its ports
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to a rescue ship carrying hundreds of migrants in a move to stop illegal immigration. the un calls for swift action as spain agrees to let the ship berth after both the italian government and malta refused to take in the boat migrants. more than 5,000 jobs are at risk as poundworld calls in the administrators. the discount retailer has been losing money for the past two years. graduate police recruits may be able to become detectives within just 12 weeks. the new scheme is aimed at dealing with a shortage of investigators in forces across england and wales. sport now on afternoon live with reshmin chowdhury. scotland, in terms of cricket are not just scotland, in terms of cricket are notjust on a high, they are saying we can take on the best in the world. yes. they are not wrong there. the reason for that is because of their historic victory over england
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on sunday. is the scotland head coach says his side need to be given the opportunity to play more cricket after they beat england for the first time. it was a historic win for scotland in edinburgh as they beat the world's top one day side by six runs. scotland won't be at next year's world cup, and as an associate nation they won't have the right to compete with the big guns until they secure test status. grant bradburn told me earlier that scotland's aim is to play more matches with the world's best... we prepare for pakistan now, who come to our backyard tomorrow, and wednesday, and two t20s and u nfortu nately after that we wednesday, and two t20s and unfortunately after that we don't have any more cricket on our schedule for the rest of the year, and wejust schedule for the rest of the year, and we just haven't got the funding to stage enough cricket for us, and this team, you know. they are desperate to keep improving, keep showing the icc especially and our
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funders and backers, sport scotland and our sponsors, this is a team worth backing and we would love to have more cricket like yesterday to have more cricket like yesterday to play. usain bolt he has gone to old trafford and scored. usain bolt he has gone to old trafford and scored. we've heard usian bolt has fulfilled a dream by scoring at old trafford — is this a change of career? it's no secret that usain bolt wants to play football following his retirement from athletics and he had the chance to showcase his talents in soccer aid last night. there was a huge mix of celebrities from the world of sport and entertainment — a star studded event at old trafford. the world's fastest man has trained with borussia dortmund in the past, visited real madrid but has always professed his love for manchester united. he did pretty well too, turning in a man of the match performance and scoring a penalty in the shoot out for the rest of the world team. his side lost the shoot—out though — england the winners at old trafford. former arsenal captain
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patrick vieira has been appointed as the new manager of french ligue one side nice. the former manchester city, inter milan and juventus midfielderjoins the side, after three seasons in charge of new york city. the 41—year—old had been tipped to replace arsene wenger at arsenal before the appointment of unai emery. vieira takes overfrom lucien favre, whojoined borussia dortmund in may. nice finished eighth in ligue one last season, missing out on a europa league place by one point. football, and gerard deulofeu has signed for watford on a permanent deal. the 24—year—old played for them on loan from barcelona last year, having previously been at everton. he moves to vicarage road for a fee of £11.5 million. england manager gareth southgate appears to have introduced a sense of calm and composure around the england camp, but that hasn't always been the case leading up
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to a major tournament. former goalkeeper rob green has made some revealing insights about the side heading into the 2010 tournament in south africa. in an interview with five live, he lifts the lid on fabio capello's strict management style, uncertainty over the starting line—up and how players were told they were too fat. usain bolt he has gone to old trafford and scored. i have spoken before about not knowing, i was playing against america until two hours before kick off. it wasn't he didn't tell me or he just off. it wasn't he didn't tell me or hejust didn't off. it wasn't he didn't tell me or he just didn't communicate with me at all. we got weigh and told we we re at all. we got weigh and told we were too fat. every day? got weighed every day by the start of the squad i would say more than three—quarter of the squad would have been told they were overweight. two dayses before the opening game you are told you are overweight and you don't know whether you are playing or not, you think hold and cesc fabregas will be part of the bbc‘s coverage of the world cup. the chelsea midfielder won the tournament with spain in 2010
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but missed out on the squad this time around. england have named three uncapped players in their squad to face new zealand later this month. there's also a re—call for george burgess for the test which is being played in the us city of denver. our rugby league correspondent is dave woods. it isa19 it is a 19 man squad, three debutantes as well it is a 19 man squad, three debuta ntes as well tommy it is a 19 man squad, three debutantes as well tommy makin son had a fabulous season and jake connor. the three burgess brothers are back together. sam burgess and george and tom, they have not played together in an england shirt for some while, but tommy makin son a headline act because of the tries he has been creating and scoring. six australian based players 13 english based players in that squad. one other line of rugby league news, and joel tomkins has signed for hull kr after being released by wigan. he left the club after being fined and suspended for being abusive to staff in a bar. that's all the sport for now. more now on our top story — the historic summit in singapore
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between us president donald trump and north korean leader kimjong—un. until this summit, there had been nearly 70 years of enmity between the two countries. david eades has been been looking at the extensive and sometimes disturbing images from the bbc film archive of this complex, and hostile relationship — which began with a bitter and bloody war. for a conflict pitching the us and the west against soviet forces and the chinese, never mind korean against korean, it's ironic this was labelled the forgotten war. initially the north flooded south, allied reports masking a dreadful first month. the un command has halted the north korean advance and is holding it on a line around the perimeter. that triggered a us-led relentless air bombing to force the
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communist enemy back across the border, in three years of combat, more than two million death, many military, many more civilian. purges were carried out, massacres inflicted on and by both sides. more ordinance dropped in north korea in three years than in the entire theatre of operation in world war ii. every urban centre flattened. the the north koreans themselves, they see the conflict and the way they represent it to their citizens it was a north korean victory. in fact it was a war neither won nor lost nor officially finished, only an armistice. over the years distrust has occasionally given way to hope. v mr carter is supposedly here on a former visit. former president carter stepped in to build a deal in 1994. bill clinton visited seeking to improve
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relation, the result on both occasions false dawns. don't forget that north korea has a record of breaking agreements of concealment. to put it bluntly of cheating. i would argue the desire to make north korea great again will mean that kim jong un will want to have that opportunity to find an opening, and thatis opportunity to find an opening, and that is why i think international leaders including donald trump would be wise to take that opportunity and develop it. since the korean war itself of course so much has changed and yet the problem there hasjust course so much has changed and yet the problem there has just festered, time and again efforts to resolve it have come to nothing, one thing the archive does show us though, through its absence, is any picture of a serving us president meeting a severing leader of the republic of korea. as this summit approaches we are entering uncharted our diplomatic correspondent james landale is here. now, none of us knows what on earth
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is going to happen in the next 24 hours but we know it will be down to two men and the translators and nobody else. yes, and that is what is interesting about it, is you are starting a summit in the wrong way, normally they build up with the officials and everybody getting together, building to a point where either you have a complete agreement and the two leaders are there merely to sign it off or you reach a point ina to sign it off or you reach a point in a negotiations where you can't get any further without the leaders being there to make the hard tough political decision and that i can have a proper conversation, what is happening here is the initial throat clearing is this possible conversation, is going to be held by the leaders immediately, which is why i don't think expectations should be roaringly high, if at best this summit will be about the start ofa this summit will be about the start of a process. well you have donald trump who says he will know within seconds whether it will work. he will know whether he feels he can do
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business with president kim and whether in his view whether it is worth proceeding. the process of denuclearisation, even if they start agrees a process to say how shall we do it, remember the arms control negotiations, the salt one and salt two and the start one and start two. these things go on for years and they take a long time, because they involve a lot of detail, what missiles have you got, what nuclear weapons have you got, how do you define warhead, how are you keeping them, how will we verify whether you are going to destroy them or not? it is hugely complicated and takes a long time. and while the sense is that kimjong long time. and while the sense is that kim jong un long time. and while the sense is that kimjong un knows, the answer to all those question, the feeling is that donald trump maybe doesn't. well, i don't think he is going to be asking those questions at this summit. ithink be asking those questions at this summit. i think what he will say is
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look, do we think there is a possibility of can we actually get the show on the road? is it possible... is that going to be enough he needs to come away with something, there is a sense he has advisers saying you are being suckered in here. what both sides are hoping is there is enough mutual interest for both sides, for it to go well. it is possible for them to say, hey we got only together personally, so that will be the body language, the handshakes and whatever the choreography of tomorrow looks like, secondly is there a broad statement of principle, some kind of mini text we can sign up to and thirdly is there some kind of process they can sign up some kind of process they can sign up that says in the future this will be the degree of engagement between both countries in the future, to look at this issue. if they can agree a package round that, however bland, however minimalistic they might feel they have come away with enough meat to say it was successful. you are the bbc
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diplomatic correspondent, that image of president trump standing next to kimjong un, and the sense of president trump standing next to kim jong un, and the sense that world peace to some degree hangs in their hands, how comfortable will that be as a feeling? i think it is better to see people shaking hands than tweeting insults at each other and threatening each other with nuclear weapons so on a basic level, that you know the least we can hope for, but i think you know, you and i have seen lots of handshakes between middle east peace leaders on the lawns of the white house and they haven't come to pass, so the handshake is merely one element of this diplomatic process. there is something in the air says drum. there is isn't there? yes, but what is it? i am supposed to ask the questions! you can get more on this historic summit — on our website... viz gfx we'll have all the latest background and analysis. that's all at bbc dot co
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uk forward—slash news police investigated the suicide bomb attack on the manchester arena, they are saying they are searching for a suitcase in a landfill site in bury outside manchester as part of their inquiries. quote from the police saysis inquiries. quote from the police says is officers are carrying out a follow u p says is officers are carrying out a follow up search in relation to the ongoing investigation into the arena attack. attack. it is in connection with a blue suitcase the bomber was pictured wheeling on the day it was a good night for british theatre at the tony theatre awards in new york. harry potter and the cursed child picked up six awards, and glenda jackson won best actress in her first appearance on a new york stage in three decades.
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tom brook reports. new york's landmark radio city music hall was the venue for the tony awards, broadway's biggest night of the year. top names in theatre came out for the event. and the tony award goes to... harry potter and the cursed child. harry potter and the cursed child, a broadway import of the celebrated british play which originated in london, picked up six tony awards. it won for best play, direction, costume, lighting, scenic and sound design. thank you so much, this is such an extraordinary honour. thank you to broadway for welcoming us so openly. glenda jackson. and it was a triumphant night for britain's glenda jackson, who won for best actress in a play for her role as an elderly matriarch in edward albee's three tall women. the production marked the former labour mp‘s first appearance on broadway in three decades. is it easier being an actress than a politician? they're so different, it's extremely hard to make
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any direct comparison, other than at their best, both the theatre and politics are trying to tell us the truth about ourselves and how we can actually create a working society for everybody. and how are you going to celebrate tonight? i think i'm going to have a drink, whenever there's any drink within reach. the best revival of a play tony went to angels in america, a production from britain's national theatre. this two—part epic from playwright tony kushner set in new york during the onset of the aids epidemic also earned an award for andrew garfield for his leading role in the play. i want more life! andrew lloyd webber had a presence at the ceremony — his musicals have made a big impact on broadway, and he was honoured with a lifetime achievement award. for me to get this from the home of musicals, broadway, is just extraordinary. i'm sort of pinching myself, i don't really believe it. all in all it was a great night for britain, with plays, with uk theatre talent taking home many tony trophies.
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but when it came to musicals, it was a rather different picture, because american productions triumphed. the best revival of a musical tony went to a production of once on this island, and the best musical trophy went to the band's visit, the story of an egyptian police band stranded in a remote israeli town. it won ten tony trophies, more than any other production. tom brook, bbc news, new york. in a moment, the business news with maryam moshiri. first, a look at the headlines on afternoon live. the white house says preparatory discussions with north korea ahead of tomorrow's summit in singapore are moving "more quickly than expected". theresa may says she regrets not meeting survivors of the grenfell fire, as she apologises for her initial response. a man has been found guilty and jailed for more than 16 years for the abduction of british model chloe ayling in italy. here's your business
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headlines on afternoon live. retailer poundworld is in administration after rescue talks failed to find a buyer. poundworld has 355 stores, serving two million customers a week. the move puts 5,100 jobs at risk. the latest figures on the performance of the economy show a sharp decline in manufacturing output. in the second quarter of the year, output was down by one—point—four %, month on month. that's the steepest decline in six years. the office for national statistics says international demand had weakened, and construction orders also fell off after april. hsbc‘s new chief executive has set out how he wants the banking giant to get "back into growth mode". john flint, who was appointed earlier this year, said hsbc would invest between £11bn and £13bn over the the next three years in areas such as technology and china. so big story pound world going into
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admin straight. yes is the latest in admin straight. yes is the latest in a run of terrible news from the high street, poundland as we are talking about has... pound world. that is theissue, about has... pound world. that is the issue, isn't it. it has been losing money, over the last few years we have seen it losing £17.1 million in 2016, that co m pa res to losing £17.1 million in 2016, that compares to 5.4 million the previous year and this is a similar tale we have been seeing, lack of investment, in big name stores, in particular we have seen problems with toys are us, maplin, mothercare, different retailers but theissues mothercare, different retailers but the issues with poundworld, many people make that same mistake and
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thatis people make that same mistake and that is one of the reasons we have seen problem, it doesn't have a proper identity in a market that is hugely saturated, with so many discount store, we have poundland, which is trading pretty well, liddle and aldi who take up some of the space, so poundworld, lack of investment, high rent, issues with the fact it charges a pound, so that holds it back in terms of higher costs a nd holds it back in terms of higher costs and whether it can pass them on. let us look at this package from our business correspondent emma simpson who has more. stack it high and sell it for a pound. it has been a winning formula. chains like this one soared in popularity since the recession. but even the discount end of retail is not immune from the problems gripping this industry. poundworld collapsed this morning. i am disappointed. i get a lot of little bits and bobs in there. and i love it. really sad to see it go because we have got nothing else in town here.
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we've got no shops at all, have we? no. the problem is in the title. poundworld buys most of its goods in dollars. with the weaker pound it has been costing them a lot more to fill the shelves. and with its business model, those costs can't easily be passed onto shoppers. here is the man who started it all, chris edwards, who went from a market stall to more than 300 shops. but he sold poundworld to an investment company three years ago. he was not the only one to check out. the co—founder of 99p stores sold his business that year as well. i think the writing was on the wall and that is what we saw coming which is why we sold out when we did. what went wrong with poundworld is i think symptomatic in a way of what is going on on the high street at the moment. there are rising costs on all fronts, whether that is business rates, whether its utilities, minimum wage, rents... and the pound, the single price point model, simply wasn't sustainable. poundworld struggled in
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an increasingly competitive market. discount stores have a role to play, every consumer likes a bargain. but as with all retail it requires careful management. and you need to keep a close eye on the retail brand. it is not an easy route just because you're a discount retailer. you need to pay as much attention to the retail proposition as you would if you were at the higher end of the market. the administrators believe a buyer can still be found for this chain or at least part of it. it is business as usual for now but today's news leaves another 5000 shop workers with an uncertain future. emma simpson, bbc news. breaking news. we have had our business editor tweeting and jaguar land rover. according to simonjack, they have just announced they will be moving production overall their
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discovery car, that is the land rover 4x4 to slovakia, this is a different story who what we have been hearing, they said they would continue production concurrently. this latest news, we have been hearing aboutjob this latest news, we have been hearing about job losses this latest news, we have been hearing aboutjob losses in the company, round 1,000 were announced, the latest is they will be moving production of all of these cars to slovakia, that will impactjobs hugely in the factories in the uk, andi hugely in the factories in the uk, and i will look into this when i go out of the studio and bring you more in the next hour. so president trump, in singapore, the world elsewhere is still reeling from his appearance at the g7. things move so quickly. we are talking about the g7, now we are talking about the g7, now we are talking about the g7, now we are talking about kim jong talking about the g7, now we are talking about kimjong un, and president trump, but everyone is still reeling from what happened there. we thought we had some sort of deal, then suddenly we had donald trump tweeting once again. from air
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force one. he got angry. it is this photograph. it is so good. there is another one taken photograph. it is so good. there is another one ta ken where photograph. it is so good. there is another one taken where they are all smiling but this is the photograph obviously that sums up what. .. smiling but this is the photograph obviously that sums up what... have you seen the various memes. we are not going to show those! criticising america's closest ally, in the past canada, europe, mexico, criticising justin trudeau the canadian prime minister, let us get more on that with our reporter paul blake. you are there at the hub of wall street talking to people about their reaction, the reaction is still continuing to what was a divisive g7 meeting. yes, 23 you thought things we re meeting. yes, 23 you thought things were going to simmer down after saturday you thought wrong. even as donald trump is preparing for this historic summit with kim jong un, he is taking off time to fire off angry
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tweets at key us allies over the issue of trade. in particular this morning he has been calling out the costs of nato, the defence pact of western countries saying the us pays for almost all the cost of it. the us pays for about a fifth of it but the president saying the us is paying to protect allies who are ripping off the us on trade. 0k. ripping off the us on trade. ok. paul, thank you very much indeed. a quick look at the markets. singapore and the fact we might be seeing a deal between america and north korea, that has held the markets up, i want to sew you what the pound is doing. we had those economic figures out of the uk, showing that you know, things are hitting a wall and that is weakening it. interest rates unlikely to be going up soon. that is it! unlikely to be going up soon. that is it i will be back in an hour's
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time with more onjaguar. time for a look at the weather with matt taylor hello there. another very pleasant early summer's day out there for many of you, but there are some big weather changes on the way this week for many. it's all down, the clues in the positioning and the strength of the jet stream. which recently, including to start this week, is almost nonexistent. to the north of us, it is on the warm side. but that jet stream roars into life in the skies above the united kingdom, firing areas of low pressure systems and working their way towards us. in fact wednesday night into thursday will be the big change, especially the northern half of the country. not just some wet weather, for some the first significant rain in over two weeks. but potentially, gale, if not severe gale force winds. they are a few days away. as i said, out there for many it is another day of sunny spells. a few isolated thunderstorms popping up and they'll be mainly focused across some southern and eastern areas. towards the south it across parts of wales and the south—west, very slow moving. could be quite torrential in places, some hail and the greater chances of that towards the eastern side of the pennines into yorkshire,
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parts of north—east england. very few as you can see in the charts and scotland once again could see one or two of those showers and storms pop up. but for most we go into the evening dry, staying very pleasant in the sunny spells. through tonight, a few changes. notice the direction of the cloud movements. it is going north to south, an indication of something cooler on the way. if you are in the cloud breaks, particularly across scotland northern ireland and north west england, temperatures will drop down into single figures. most in double figures to start tuesday though, but a lot more cloud around. central, eastern england in particular will be a grey, cooler day compared to today. one or two isolated showers cannot be ruled out. sunny spells though out into the west, northern england, through scotland and northern ireland. but temperatures down at levels where they should probably be at this time of year — high teens, low 20s rather than pushing towards the mid—20s. so a cooler day but most places will be dry. we will have seen the back of the thunderstorms and certainly none around on wednesday. a ridge of high pressure in place ahead of changes to the west later on. so that does mean we are back to some good, sunny spells across many areas on wednesday.
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an isolated shower in the south cannot be ruled out. many places though will be dry until late in the day. now temperatures again high teens, low 20s, may be feeling a touch warmer across southern areas compared with tuesday. but we finish the day out with rain spreading into the west of scotland, northern ireland. some heavy rain through the night to take us into thursday morning rush hour and the winds will strengthen. we could see widespread gales, maybe even severe gale force winds as well. hello, you're watching afternoon live. i'm simon mccoy. today at 3... i've got a good feeling — donald trump says there's excitement in the air a day before he meets north korean leader kimjong—un. i got grenfell wrong — theresa may apologises for her initial response to the blaze and says she regrets not meeting the survivors. a man's been found guilty, and jailed for 16 years for abducting the british model chloe ayling in italy last summer. coming up on afternoon live, all the sport... hello, after an historic first win
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over england the scotland head coach says his aim now is to secure test match status. we will talk in half an hour. thank you. that get the weather forecast. a lovely afternoon for many, one or two storms but we on the road because the wettest and windiest weather we have had for a number of weeks for some. i will tell you more in half an hour. hello, everyone, this is afternoon live. i'm simon mccoy. president trump says there is "excitement in the air" in singapore, where there's intense diplomatic activity taking place ahead of the highly—anticipated meeting with kim jong—un tomorrow morning. the us secretary of state, mike pompeo, says the summit has enormous potential, but he's warned that president trump is determined to avoid what he called the "flimsy
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agreements" of the past. america, he said, would be satisfied with nothing less than the complete, verifiable and irreversible denuclearization of the korean peninsula. first, we are going to singapore where my colleague christian fraser has the latest. good evening. it isjust after 10pm local time here in singapore and we are now local time here in singapore and we a re now less local time here in singapore and we are now less than 12 hours away from the sun when the 33—year—old north korean leader, kim jong—un, the sun when the 33—year—old north korean leader, kimjong—un, will sit down the first out with a sitting us president, donald trump, a man twice his age and it is worth remembering what has happened in the last few months because since he became leader, kim has been so isolated in his country, they might be a nuclear power but only in the last three months has he been fated bites of the world's superpowers and he is taking full opportunity —— by some
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of them. it is the furthest he has travelled from his home to look around downtown singapore. i can show you the landmarks here. this is the marina bay sands which looks like a ship. that is one of the big resorts, an iconic landmark on the singapore skyline and just beneath it you will see what looks like a big baseball glove which is the arts and science museum. just behind that is the waterfront gardens where tim joe dunne has been taking a little tour this evening. let's show you those pictures. you will see that the convoy has been going through downtown singapore. he got out and this was him with his entourage and very tight security going through the waterfront gardens. we don't know where he is going or what he is
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seeing but clearly a young man who wa nts to ta ke seeing but clearly a young man who wants to take advantage of the moment. it is all propaganda that is being fed back to people in north korea. their leader is being fated by the international community and i suppose there is a curious interest from him as to the city he is in. kim jong—un taking advantage tonight. we have had some reports in the south korean press that he will not be here long and maybe he will leave at 2pm tomorrow afternoon which would mean he is only in the summitfor which would mean he is only in the summit for five hours. we which would mean he is only in the summit forfive hours. we have with the two sides coming together, north korea and the united states meeting ata korea and the united states meeting at a lower level. donald trump has also met the singaporean prime minister and laura bicker has watched things unfold. excitement is in the air according
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to president trump. sharing a warm handshake with the singapore hosts, no sign of a last—minute scramble for eight summit deal. there was even a premature celebration of another important date this week. mr trump's birthday is on thursday and he is starting early. butjust a few miles away, 11th hour negotiations we re miles away, 11th hour negotiations were still under way with the foreign ministerfrom were still under way with the foreign minister from pyongyang. these officials from the us and north korea are trying to finalise a dealfor the leaders north korea are trying to finalise a deal for the leaders tomorrow. it is not how summit normally work. normally these kind of things are already down on paper but this is shaping up to be an unconventional summit between two or unconventional leaders. the us secretary of state said this was not a concern and the goal of completely disarming north korea remains. president trump is
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going win with positive attitude and eagerness for real progress and he has made it clear that if came to an denuclearises there is a brighter future for north korea. that if kim jong—un. tomorrow we will get out clearest indication about whether he shares this vision. we have a good chance of having a good start and a basic agreement of sorts. maybe not all problems getting sorted tomorrow but i am cautiously optimistic that we will get some kind of agreement tomorrow. in pyongyang, the north korean people have finally been told the summit is happening, a special broadcast by the famous ri chun—hee inform them that kim was abroad and there was also a clear shift in tone. state media discussed developing a new relationship with the united states, a hint of a new era of engagement. kim jong—un's
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only appearance was yesterday. he will feel he has come to singapore ina will feel he has come to singapore in a position of strength as a nuclear power but he may be willing to bargain, according to those who have met both men. both are supremely confident, both are hopeful. i think at an emotional level both of them want something significant out of this summit. the sweeping sands now await the leaders. once associated with pirates, death and bloodshed, this result has been rebranded as a tranquil haven. how it is described in the future could depend on what happens here in the next 24 hours. the sentosa island is an ideal location for the resort, with only
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one road in, and the hotel as you saw in the pictures is very much isolated on a hill, surrounded by vegetation. very suitable for keeping out any prying eyes. let's look at those pictures on the waterfront. we have pictures of the building that kim jong—un waterfront. we have pictures of the building that kimjong—un is currently having a look around. no sign of it yet but we can see the security and when he reappears we will bring you those live pictures but we can do across to the outside of the hotel ofjim devine. and i understand there is a presidential suite which would cost a cool $10,000 a night —— be hotel of kim jong—un. apparently he has brought his own food in refrigerated trucks his own food in refrigerated trucks his own food in refrigerated trucks his own chef and even his own loo! indeed! he did spend quite a lot of time at the hotel but about an hour
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ago he decided to go outside and as we have been a speculative where he might be going, possibly the marina bay sands, and 20 minutes ago the foreign minister of singapore tweeted a selfie of himself, kim jin—sun and the singapore education minister. we all got a bit excited -- kim minister. we all got a bit excited —— kim jong—hyon. it minister. we all got a bit excited —— kimjong—hyon. it might be the first selfie that kim has taken part in. it shows that the tour is continuing even if we are all standing by waiting for him to come back to the hotel. that was the singapore foreign minister who told us in an exclusive interview that singapore is footing the bill at the hotel with the cost at thousands of dollars a night. but i guess they have decided it is worth the investment. it is quite an exposure
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and promotion of singapore as well. they are broadcasting all of the pictures of singapore as well but kim jong—un has pictures of singapore as well but kimjong—un has an pictures of singapore as well but kim jong—un has an early start tomorrow to meet with president trump at 9am local time. when he comes back we will make sure to get that for you. he doesn't want to be late! a big day tomorrow. thank you very much. as you saw in the report from laura, mike pompeo has been giving a briefing laying out some of the demands of the american side he is making, albeit the president is optimistic. they say they will continue to be as robust as they have been thus far with the need for verification of the north korean nuclear programme also and without even concrete measures from the north korean side we are not going to be easing, he says, the maximum pressure. jim walsh is the senior research associate at the massachusetts institute of technology ‘s security studies
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programme and one of the handful of americans travel to iran and north korea for talks about nuclear issues and he is well versed in some of the technical issues discussed here in singapore. good to see you. do you getan singapore. good to see you. do you get an impression listening to the preamble that they have closed the gap on what denuclearisation means? they have closed some gap, that is clear because the late—night statement put out by the white house, and i was rather surprised by it, it said things were going so well that they thought they would be able to wrap up a day early. and sometimes when you leave early that isa sometimes when you leave early that is a bad sign but they seem to be saying that things had gone so swimmingly that they did not need any more time. if you put that together with all the other state m e nts together with all the other statements by the other players, it is all pointed in a positive direction and it seems to me that before this summit that the two parties were motivated, both wanting
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this meeting to go well for their own reasons. with that political will i think they can do that. we arejust seeing will i think they can do that. we are just seeing the north will i think they can do that. we arejust seeing the north korean leader leaving the waterfront gardens. we don't know where he is headed next, maybe back to his hotel. it is all a bit hurried with the pack following in hot pursuit. you can see in the foyer of the hotel, the north korean delegation leaving. in the context of what you have seen in your lifetime, you are an expert on iran and north korea, if the work to get anything a brochure the iran deal which donald trump has walked away from, anything near that, that would be a huge success ? near that, that would be a huge success? —— anything approaching the iran deal. it would be huge because the irony here, as your question correctly implied, thejcp la, the iran nuclear deal, had the strongest
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and most intrusive verification measures of any agreement in the history of the nuclear age and this was a long way up there in terms of verification. the president tore it up verification. the president tore it up and tossed it out. now as you bring the question of verification to north korea, in principle it will be much more difficult, just the physicalfact, a be much more difficult, just the physical fact, a mountainous country, a lot of places to hide uranium and plutonium, it already had nuclear weapons. that was not the case for iran. the whole idea of knowing about every nook and cranny and taking an existing bomb programme apart is far more challenging than in the case of iran. and frankly, people talk, secretary mike pompeo has said this weird word, complete verifiable and irreversible denuclearisation it was originally a concept invented in the 19905 and it does not hold up that well in 2018. and particularly
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irreversibility. north korea has built a nuclear weapon, they are more like south africa than libya, they have crossed the threshold and it is tough to be a virgin twice! having crossed that threshold, if they put their mind to it and if they put their mind to it and if they needed to, they would be able to do it in the future. i don't know is irreversibility makes a lot of sense any more given all of the nuclear tests we have had. jim walsh, thank you for your perspective. we can talk about that. in case you are not familiar with it, this is what we are talking about, complete verifiable and irreversible denuclearisation. with me is professor robert kelley. let's talk about the technical nitty—gritty. each of these letters, talking about complete. what do they
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have? a fusion bomb? atom bomb? thermonuclear? can it be fitted to a long intercontinental ballistic missile? the primary answer is we don't know, the north koreans don't tell as anything! if donald trump can get that information tomorrow, evenif can get that information tomorrow, even if not the stuff giving up, even if not the stuff giving up, even the shape of the programme and what they have done if they have made the step from a fishing weapon thatis made the step from a fishing weapon that is less powerful than a fusion weapon —— fission weapon. there is concern that they make that step but if we got that information would be a big step forward, and then it is how much they have, probably a lot. the programme is pretty mature and it will take a lot to get that out of the country. they will ask for a lot to remove it. it is much further iran advanced than it iran or libya. what are we talking about as far as size is concerned ?
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what are we talking about as far as size is concerned? i have heard estimates of 300 kilograms which would be 20 times the size of hiroshima. it is a sizeable bomb. it would easily take out a city. if we don't know what they have when it comes to verifiable, and we don't know where it is, how do we go about it? this is the next big thing. if c is what they have, what they got, then when we want to remove it, who is going to make sure it is being done? the americans are not going to trust the north koreans to do it on their own, the north koreans might wa nt their own, the north koreans might want somebody to sympathetic. the south koreans might go for it because mood is more liberal also it could mean the iaea or a western small state like norway or something ora small state like norway or something or a smaller nuclear power like france. but that will be a big sticking point. irreversible. is
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blowing up the tunnels whether carried out the tests is that irreversible? you could dig up the entrance again. one of the big issues with that is notjust the infrastructure of the human capital. they have a lot of people who can build these things and what i going to do? take them out? send them to south korea or the united states? that's why it's such a big deal. america are talking like it'sjust happen but this is a long process. and the final one, the neutralisation is itjust weapons or civilian programme? the uranium mines? the minimal interpretation would be the weapons themselves but they have also talked about chemical and biological which we have not discussed. and beyond that, if we let them keep the civilian programme, it could bleed back into a weapons programme in the future which raises irreversibility also it isa which raises irreversibility also it is a tangle. interesting. can you do it in five hours? no! there is a lot
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to do and it will take some time for them to work their way through it. the americans had taken a maximalist approach, does it work for north korea? we will find out tomorrow. back to you. you can get more on this historic summit on our website. we'll have all the latest background and analysis. that's all at bbc.co.uk/news. jaguar land rover says it will move production of its land rover discovery suv from birmingham to slovakia from next year. the solihull factory, where the discovery is manufactured, will be used to build a new generation of electric land rover models, the firm said. what is the announcement? the first pa rt what is the announcement? the first part of this is that they will move the manufacturer of the discovery model in its entirety to slovakia. they make about 40—50,000 of these each year and a couple of years ago they said they would run it in tandem, some in slovakia and some in
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solihull and now they think it will all go to slovakia which looks worrying. they save several hundred agencyjobs might worrying. they save several hundred agency jobs might be worrying. they save several hundred agencyjobs might be affected but it is too early to say how many possible use a agency, or does that mean? those workers come in and out as production ramps up and down and it is quite common indycar manufacturing industry also if you are selling a large number of cars —— in the car manufacturing industry. bear in mind that they announced a couple months ago they we re announced a couple months ago they were going to lay off a thousand agency workers so any additionaljob cuts are on top of that. that is the first part which does not look great. having said that, what jaguar land rover are saying is that we should think of it as clearing the way of an older model, the discovery come to retool the solihull plant, in order to make new range rover and range rover sport cars which will have hybrid electric powertrain is
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also in many ways you could say that these are the vehicles of the future and it represents a big investment in the plant. having said that, their language is saying, the losses of the agency staff is tough but forms part of their long—term manufacturing strategy as they transform the business globally and thatis transform the business globally and that is quite important because it means that rubber band it being this west midlands —based champion british engineering, it is now a truly global business and it means that sometimes they can move the pieces on the chessboard as their business needs change. that is what we're looking at. and the production lines are getting more modern and robotic fewer people as well.“ lines are getting more modern and robotic fewer people as well. if you we re robotic fewer people as well. if you were to ask the business secretary, andi were to ask the business secretary, and i called him to ask if it was good or bad news, he would say that what the uk has been tried to do is make it is the best raqqa centre of excellence for things like battery technology and modern manufacturing and that this, although it is a shame we are losing some staff in
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the interim, they will ramp up and employ more people went this new line is going —— make the uk eight centre of excellence. interesting given we don't know where the brexit trade deals are going, there are going to be part going to and fro to slovakia. the in the industry is super—sensitive to the negotiations about the customs union, the border, delivery, the uk has done quite a good job of making itself a centre for suppliers around battery technology. having said that, there will be millions of components going back and forth from the eu to the uk so you could say this was a vote of confidence on the part ofjaguar land rover that somehow those parts will get through. money will talk. thank you very much. theresa may has apologised for her initial response after the grenfell tower fire, saying she regrets not going to meet the survivors and residents in the immediate aftermath of the disaster. ahead of the first anniversary of the fire on thursday, the prime minister said she would "always regret" not meeting victims and she said it had given the impression
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that she did not care about them. ben wright has been telling me why she is making these comments now. clearly it is to address an issue that a year ago was causing her huge political damage, her response to the immediate aftermath of the g re nfell the immediate aftermath of the grenfell fire. she was seen to be pretty flat—footed, do not have realised not only the desperate human dimension to this story but the political dimension to the fire as well. i don't think number ten saw how much political anger was being unleashed as a result of what happened and that was evident in the fa ct happened and that was evident in the fact that theresa may did not come on herfirst visit, meet fact that theresa may did not come on her first visit, meet people who had been directly affected by the fire. other politicians did, jeremy corbyn, sadiq khan, the monarchy did, the queen met survivors of the fire before theresa may and she faced a lot of criticism at the time
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about her initial reaction. she has felt and number ten have felt that it was something to revisit as we get close to the first year anniversary on thursday because i think personally that she remains very affected by this and it causes her some anguish when she reflects on her initial response and what it said about both her own reaction and the government's. a difficult week for her, that is an understatement, because tomorrow is the focus will because tomorrow is the focus will be the house of commons for those crucial brexit debates and votes. yet another crucial week for brexit but it is important that this is the eu withdrawal bill coming back to the house of commons after it had been ripped to pieces by the house of lords who passed 15 amendments which will now be considered by mps. the government had accepted one of them that pretty much state the eu and uk should remain close when it comes to working with some agencies but on others the government wants to oppose the amendment and others they are looking to amend them. one
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of those relates to the final vote mps will get in october when the brexit deal comes back for their approval or not. this is the so—called meaningful vote amendment. mps are going to be asked whether or not at that point if parliament rejects the deal on offer, mps should have the power to instruct ministers to perhaps go back to brussels and carry on negotiating. the government is horrified by this prospect and so are many brexiteers who are put down their own moment that promises ministers will return within 28 days and produce a statement to parliament saying what will happen next but they hope that will happen next but they hope that will contain any potential tory rebellion tomorrow. we will see, it is one of the handful of flash points where the votes could be very tight and points where the votes could be very tightandi points where the votes could be very tight and i think the government will be anxious about getting through the next two or three days without suffering a parliamentary defeat. a court in italy has found a man guilty of abducting a british model chloe ayling. lucasz herba was accused of luring the 20—year—old from south london to milan with the promise
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of a photoshoot, and then kidnapping her for a ransom. he has received a 16—year and nine—month sentence. james reynolds reports in july 2017, chloe ayling came to milan. she says she had received an offer of modelling work. she told the police that she went to an office to discuss the shoot. there she says that lucasz herba from poland overpowered her, drugged her, and took her away. for the next six days she says that she was his captive. lucasz herba took chloe ayling to a room at a farmhouse which she later revisited with the italian police. —— a remote farmhouse. italian prosecutors say that mr herba initially threatened to sell the 20—year—old on the so—called dark web. cctv pictures captured the two walking together. lucasz herba even accompanied chloe ayling to the british consulate in milan to hand her over
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to the british authorities. but in court mr herba insisted that the entire abduction was staged. he testified that the model worked with him to fake her own abduction. chloe ayling denied this. she said that she tried to get along with her abductor simply in order to stay alive. the court has now ruled. our correspondent chi chi izundu has been telling us more. just to go back to the details of this case because they were very, very unusual. last year injuly it emerged that chloe ayling had been abducted in italy after signing up with a photographer for a photo shoot in milan. she had been held captive in a farmhouse just outside milan for about six days and the kidnapper eventually took her to the british consulate where he dropped her off and that was when the alarm was raised and she was saved.
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and what was heard in court about what he did? what he was convicted of. he was convicted effectively of snatching her and drugging her because he drugged her with what we believe was ketamine, the drug ketamine, and then put her in the boot of his car to travel to the farmhouse just outside milan for about five hours. her lawyer said she was terrified and absolutely scared and she could have died in those five hours. the prosecution also reminded the court that herba himself had said that originally he was an fbi operative and a high—level hit man, when in fact what he had done was constructed a letter by a group that operate on the dark web called the black death and had sent out ransom notes to her agents in the uk. has there been any reaction from chloe ayling and do we know what she's going to be doing now? as yet, no, we are still trying to contact her. we understand that she went to america for a lot of this court
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case because she found it so traumatising. and will we hear her story one way or another, do you think? hopefully. i understand that she does have a book deal in the works so hopefully we will be able to hear her side of the complete story outside of the court room. we must also add that lucasz herba's brother, mikhail herba, is still waiting extradition to italy for his role, supposed role in the kidnapping as well. the duke and duchess of sussex will make an official visit to australia, fiji, tonga and new zealand in the autumn. it will be prince harry and meghan's first royal tour since they got married last month. the trip is scheduled to coincide with the fourth invictus games, which take place in sydney in october. that's have a look at the weather. very potent in the sunny spells this opening, temperatures in the low to
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mid 205 —— very pleasant. a bit cooler in scotland, some isolated thunderstorms and one or two in northern england and wales and the south—west. mostly dry, where there are the storm is some minor flooding is possible but they will fade tonight. tonight has more cloud the eastern counties, pushing northern scotland, a few breaks in parts of scotla nd scotland, a few breaks in parts of scotland and northern ireland and north—west england but mostly a mild start to tuesday morning. primarily bright on tuesday, isolated showers, but more cloud in the midlands and eastern england, a cooler day compared to the start of the week. some sunny spells elsewhere, hasn't but temperatures in the high teens or low 205. —— pleasant. after a warm start of the week, things change with a spell of wet and windy weather for many. this is bbc news — our latest headlines. as donald trump prepares for his summit with the north korean leader kimjong—un, in singapore, the us says the discussions
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with north korea had been moving "more quickly than expected". theresa may reveals that she will "always regret" not meeting the grenfell survivors in the immediate aftermath of the fire, as it made it appear that the prime minister ‘didn't care'. a man's been found guilty, and jailed for 16 years, for abducting the british model chloe ayling in italy last summer. there is a lot of flash photography, i want to show, in fact we are going to new york where the secretary—general is about to speak about that us north korea summit. including all material removed from military programmes. and the comprehensive treaty organisation could play an important role in
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monitoring the moratorium on nuclear explosive tests. security council has underlined its desire for a peaceful diplomatic and political solution to the situation, as well as urging further work to reduce tensions. and that particularly welcome the trust building and #340 e78 tu m welcome the trust building and #340e78 turn on the tract as evidence by the recent declaration. going forward , by the recent declaration. going forward, i urge attention to the humanitarian situation in the dprk where we are seeking money to meet the needs of the most vulnerable people. that people of the dprk need our generosity and help. it is almost important that diplomatic processes pave the way for progress on human rights issues from family reunions to engagement with mechanism, in closing, i hope all parties with seize this opportunity to support a peaceful prosperous
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secure and very viable denuclearised korean peninsula. let us build on this positive momentum. thank you very much. so the un secretary—general expressing optimism for the talks. let us hear some of the questions he faces. have you had any informal discussions with maybe the americans about what role the un could play when it comes to verifying. we are here to support. we are not protagonist, but we are here to support, whatever the un agencies is and mechanisms or related to the un can do, will be at the disposal of the party, but as i say our objective is not to play a role, or objective is not to play a role, or objective is not to play a role, or objective is the success of these negotiations, and we are here to support whatever will be required by them. can i ask a question question on yemen, there has been reports
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that the uae has warned the un... we will pull away from that because the main talk is about those talks in singapore and in fact let me warn you these picture, that picture doesn't have flash photography. i wa nt to doesn't have flash photography. i want to show you what is happening in singapore because kimjong un has left his hotel, and this is the, well, this is the level of press interest whenever he makes a move in singapore, these are the pictures as we left his hotel, and those talks scheduled to take place in a nearby hotel tomorrow at 9.00, local time. but the preparations under way, as his, he and his team talk, he's meeting the singapore prime minister as well, but a huge level of interest as you can see, as he walks from his pose tell, 24 hours to go, before those historic talks get
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under way with the president of the united states. we have had a little sneak preview, of what is to come, now, we get the full delivery. sport now on afternoon live with reshmin chowdhury. could you see the likeness? i am very a parallel conversation somewhere, think. shall we talk about sport for a moment. cricket and there is only one team in town and there is only one team in town and that is scotland. yes you wouldn't expect to hear that, would you. they did perform an historic victory over england in edinburgh yesterday because england are the world's top one day side and they we re world's top one day side and they were beaten by scotland, humiliated by them, and they won by six run, scotla nd by them, and they won by six run, scotland will not be at next year's world cup because they failed to qualify but this was quite a statement of intent, they wanted to show just the level they are at. statement of intent, they wanted to showjust the level they are at. at the moment they are an associate nation and they don't have the right
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to compete with the big guns because they don't have test status, i spoke to the scotland head coach earlier, and he told me that the aim is to play more matches with the word east best and secure that status. we prepare for pakistan now, who come to our backyard tomorrow, and wednesday, in two t20s to our backyard tomorrow, and wednesday, in two t205 and u nfortu nately after that we wednesday, in two t205 and unfortunately after that we don't have any more cricket for the rest of year, we haven't got the funding to stage enough cricket for us, and this team, you know, they are desperate to keep improving, keep showing the icc especially, and our funders and backer, sport scotland and our sponsors, that this is a tea m and our sponsors, that this is a team worth backing and we would love to have more cricket like yesterday, to have more cricket like yesterday, to play. absolutely. that is the aim of course that they want to get to that next level. i think they all do. particularly england. any way, let
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us move on because a couple of high profile managerial announcements. yes, exactly that. one of them involves a n yes, exactly that. one of them involves an english name that is familiar with everybody here, graham potter, he is the new manager of swa nsea potter, he is the new manager of swansea city, he replaced carvalho who left after swansea's relegation, this is the first time pot erhas been linked thejob, this is the first time pot erhas been linked the job, that is after performing miracles at a swedish club. he inherited the club, he took them to the brink of europa league glory in the last 32 with that 2—1 over arsenal at the emirates last season. his run—in clues promotions to the top flight in the club's history in sweden and they won the swedish cup. now, another appointment is that of patrick vieira who is the new boss at nice.
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hejoins the side vieira who is the new boss at nice. he joins the side after three seasons in charge of the ml s club new york city. he had been tipped to replace arsene wenger at arsenal. arsenal. nice finished 8th last season. he moved to vicarage road for a fee of 11.5 million. the england manager appears to have introduced a sense of calm around the england camp with the world cup three days away but that hasn't a lwa ys three days away but that hasn't always been the case leading up to a major tournament. the former england goalkeeper rob green made revealing insights heading into the 2010 tournament in south africa, in an interview with 5 live he lites the led on fabio capello's style over the starting line up and how the players were told they were too fat. i spoke before about not knowing i
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was players against america in the first game, until two hours before kick off. it wasn't he didn't tell me, or didn't, he didn't communicate with me, we got weighed and told we we re with me, we got weighed and told we were too fault everyday. every day? by were too fault everyday. every day? by the start of the squad i think i would say more than three—quarters of testify squad would have been told they were overweight and so, two days before the opening game you are getting told you are overweight and you don't know whether you are playing or not you start to think hold on a minute. and fabregas will be part of the bbc‘s coverage of the world cup. he won the tournament with spain back in 2010, but he did miss out this time around. now england have named three uncapped players to face new zealand, there is a recall for george burgess for the test which is being placed in the us city of denver. more from our rugby league correspondent. it isa19 correspondent. it is a 19 man squad, three
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debutantes, it is a 19 man squad, three debuta ntes, tommy makinson it is a 19 man squad, three debutantes, tommy makinson and jake connor of hull. the three burgess brothers are back together, sam burgess and the two twins george and tom. they haven't played together for some while. tommy the headline act because of the tries he has been creating and scoring this year. six australian based player, 13 english in that squad. one or line of rugby league new, joel tomkins has signed for hull after being released from wigan. and that is all the sport. spain has offered to take in a rescue vessel which has been drifting in the mediterranean with more than 600 african migrants on board. the spanish offer follows the refusal of italy, and then malta, to allow the ship to disembark. italy's new populist government has pledged to curb migration from north africa. a few minutes ago italy's interior minister matteo salvini tweeted "victory" in response to the spanish offer. richard lister reports.
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marooned in the mediterranean, these are some of the 629 rescued migrants denied entry to the closest european ports, among them, more than 120 unaccompanied children. they were picked up in a series of dramatic rescues off the libyan coast at the weekend. the conditions were difficult. at least 50 were said to be at immediate risk of drowning. after being transferred to the asquares are they were allowed to leave the rescue zone and head north, but they were stuck between two countries both adamant they were not obliged to take them in. we will oblige and work around the legal
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obligationses that are expected of us, but for the moment it is not the situation. italy's new government backs tougher immigration rule, the interior minister has closed all italian ports to the aquarius, he said today malta takes in nobody, france pushes people back at the border, spain defends its frontier with weapon, from today, italy will also start to say no to human trafficking, no to the business of illegal immigration. it is not the first time he has linked vessels like this to the people smugglers bringing migrants from north africa, a deal between libya and italy has seen a sharp drop in migrant number, but more than 13,000 have been registered in italy so far this year. the problem hasn't gone away. the bottom line is that there is a humanitarian imperative to rescue people and to bring them to the nearest port, and not withstanding there are lots of legal arguments about which is the
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right port to bring them to, people in dispress need to be looked after and recall that the smugglers aren't pa rt and recall that the smugglers aren't part of this, they don't care and they will send more people even today. the ship has supplies for a few more days but there are many vulnerable people on this overcrowded vessel, some suffering hypothermia and burns, at least seven women who are pregnant. the spanish government now says they can dock in valencia but this stand—off between malta and italy may be a taste of things to come for the next migrants rescued in the southern mediterranean. a woman who was sexually abused as a child by her stepfather is challenging a law which means she cannot receive compensation because she lived with her attacker. her stepfather was convicted of eight offences including rape and sexual assault and jailed for 14 years. but under the so—called "same roof" rule, the woman — known for legal reasons as jt — was not eligible for a pay—out. our legal correspondent clive coleman has been to meet her. just to warn you — some viewers may find this story distressing. i didn't have friends,
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i didn't go out... from the age of four until she was 16, the childhood of this woman, known for legal reasons as jt, was one of almost unimaginable suffering at the hands of her stepfather. he raped me and he sexually abused me. sexual abuse happened on a daily basis. the rape happened every now and again. my mam used to work at a fish shop, and she did nights. so that's when it would happen. it was the absolute norm. it was every day, it was like getting up, and getting your teeth brushed. the worst time was in the loft. i was about 11 or 12. there was a mattress on the loft boards, and he would put me in the loft on the mattress
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and he would have sex with me. he'd rape me there. that was when my mam wasn't in. finally, in herforties, jt found the courage to go to the police. in 2012, her stepfather was tried and convicted of eight offences, including rape and sexual assault, and jailed for 14 years. but whean claimed under the criminal injuries compensation scheme, she was refused because of something known as the "same roof" rule — it denies compensation if, prior to 1979, the victim and the attacker were living together as members of the same family. ijust couldn't believe it, i thought it was wrong. i was absolutely disgusted with the judicial system in this day and age. it was like a kick in the teeth. and i felt as though i didn't count. it was all right for him to do what he'd done. yeah, he got put away for it but that was it. my life still has to go
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on and i don't have a life. i exist. but i don't have a life. the legal challenge that will take place here at the court of appeal argues that the same roof rule is discriminatory, because if you were a child before 1979, you couldn't leave the house where your abuser lived, so you can't get compensation. whereas any other victim who wasn't living in the house can. the independent inquiry into child sexual abuse has recommended that the same roof rule be scrapped, and it's being challenged in the courts in scotland and northern ireland. although the outcome, foro, the pain won't go. i've carried it, and it's still in my head, clive coleman reporting.
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in a moment, the business news. first, a look at the headlines on afternoon live. the white house says preparatory discussions with north korea ahead of tomorrow's summit in singapore are moving "more quickly than expected". theresa may says her response to the grenfell fire was not good enough and says she regrets not meeting survivors. a man has been found guilty and jailed for more than 16 years for the abduction of british model chloe ayling in italy last summer. here's your business headlines on afternoon live. retailer poundworld is in administration after rescue talks failed to find a buyer. poundworld has 355 stores, serving two million customers a week. the move puts 5,100 jobs at risk.
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jaguar land rover is to move all production of discovery to slovakia. previously said it would run in parallel to uk production. it's unclear how manyjobs affected in top of recent lay off of 1000 workers. reports suggest it's planning to redevelop its solihull plant to create electric, petrol and diesel versions of its range rover and range rover sport models. the latest figures on the performance of the economy show a sharp decline in manufacturing output. in the second quarter of the year, output was down by 1.4%, month on month. that's the steepest decline in six years. the office for national statistics says international demand had weakened, and construction orders also fell off after april. thejobs are at the jobs are at risk. we had talks over the week to try to sort some sort of deal out, but the
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administrators have announced it hasn't worked and that puts the company in jeopardy it is now hasn't worked and that puts the company injeopardy it is now in administration. the reason we have had these issue, they have lost about £17.1 million 2016/17. that co m pa res to about £17.1 million 2016/17. that compares to a loss of 5.4 million the previous year, so as you can see, it is losing money. why? well, it isa see, it is losing money. why? well, it is a sorry story from the high street. a lot of retailers are having issue, at the lower end of the market where we find poundworld we have the likes of poundland who are doing better, aldi, liddle who are doing better, aldi, liddle who are doing better, aldi, liddle who are doing better. poundworld is finding itself in trouble. the mar journeys aren't great. it is a saturated market. the weaker pound affects it. don't let me explain it to you. let me get someone else who knows more about it. emma simpson has been following the story. stack it high and sell it for a pound. it has been a winning formula.
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chains like this one soared in popularity since the recession. but even the discount end of retail is not immune from the problems gripping this industry. poundworld collapsed this morning. i am disappointed. i get a lot of little bits and bobs in there. and i love it. really sad to see it go because we have got nothing else in town here. we've got no shops at all, have we? no. the problem is in the title. poundworld buys most of its goods in dollars. s, with the weaker pound it has been costing them a lot more to fill the shelves. and with its business model, those costs can't easily be passed onto shoppers. here is the man who started it all, chris edwards, who went from a market stall to more than 300 shops. but he sold poundworld to an investment company three years ago. he was not the only one to check out. the co—founder of 99p stores sold his business that year as well. i think the writing was on the wall and that is what we saw
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coming which is why we sold out when we did. what went wrong with poundworld is i think symptomatic in a way of what is going on on the high street at the moment. there are rising costs on all fronts, whether that is business rates, whether its utilities, minimum wage, rents... and the pound, the single price point model, simply wasn't sustainable. poundworld struggled in an increasingly competitive market. discount stores have a role to play, every consumer likes a bargain. but as with all retail it requires careful management. and you need to keep a close eye on the retail brand. it is not an easy route just because you're a discount retailer. you need to pay as much attention to the retail proposition as you would if you were at the higher end of the market. the administrators believe a buyer can still be found for this chain or at least part of it. it is business as usual for now but today's news leaves another 5000 shop workers with an uncertain future. emma simpson, bbc news. do you remember during the royal
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wedding on the may 19th heathrow airport agreed to stop all flights for a 15 minute period so there wouldn't be noise? that is very kind, and it seems to have paid off. the latest figures show that the marriage of prince harry and meghan lifted passenger numbers in heathrow, in fact they were up 5%, from north korea, that is the numb bierfrom north korea azerbaijan —— north america as the tourists flocked. that is something else for us to cheer about. we saw 6.9 million passengers go through heathrow. how do we know that is where they were going? why else would they come on that particular month, from m many, we had loads
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coming. equally we had loads leaving the country on the same morning, but yes, either way leaving, coming the country on the same morning, but yes, eitherway leaving, coming back it is still money for heathrow and it is still money for heathrow and it is still money for heathrow and it is money they made that month. a positive impact of the royal wedding on business. it backs up that those who say there is a tourism impact to the royal. it is an argument we had on the days before, we were speaking to someone who say this is a myth but the figures go up. people love it. they love anything to o with the royal family, particularly in america and that is where they flew infrom. now the markets. looking good. the london mark is up 53 point, investors manage to shake off worries over the future of the world economy after that g7 meeting between the leaders of the free world, but, we have seen the pound sliding against both the euro and
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the us dollar and that has lifted export leaning stocks as well. ok. more from you later on thank you. the latest from singapore. let us show you, this is kimjong un, a warning flash photography, this is what happened when he left his hotel, this is the luxury hotel. and elements of rock star status. let us listen in as he left that hotel. this is the noise that greeted him. mr kim, mr kim! so the microphones couldn't deal with it but everybody else has to as the north korean leader leaving his hotel. it is located on a former pirate's hideaway and the hotel designed by british architects. so we will have more from singapore later on.
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christian frazer is our colleague covering that and we will hear from him later. british theatre has had a successful night in new york at the tony theatre awards. glenda jackson won best actress in a play — for her performance in ‘three tall women' — her first appearance on a new york stage in three decades. harry potter and the cursed child picked up six awards while andrew lloyd webber was honoured with a special lifetime achievement award. tom brook sent this report from new york. new york's landmark radio city music hall was the venue for the tony awards, broadway's biggest night of the year. top names in theatre came out for the event. and the tony award goes to... harry potter and the cursed child. harry potter and the cursed child, a broadway import of the celebrated british play which originated in london, picked up six tony awards. it won for best play, direction, costume, lighting, scenic and sound design. thank you so much, this is such an extraordinary honour. thank you to broadway for welcoming us so openly. glenda jackson.
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and it was a triumphant night for britain's glenda jackson, who won for best actress in a play for her role as an elderly matriarch in edward albee's three tall women. the production marked the former labour mp's first appearance on broadway in three decades. is it easier being an actress than a politician? they're so different, it's extremely hard to make any direct comparison, other than at their best, both the theatre and politics are trying to tell us the truth about ourselves and how we can actually create a working society for everybody. and how are you going to celebrate tonight? i think i'm going to have a drink, whenever there's any drink within reach. the best revival of a play tony went to angels in america, a production from britain's national theatre. this two—part epic from playwright tony kushner set in new york during the onset of the aids
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epidemic also earned an award for andrew garfield for his leading role in the play. i want more life! andrew lloyd webber had a presence at the ceremony — his musicals have made a big impact on broadway, and he was honoured with a lifetime achievement award. for me to get this from the home of musicals, broadway, is just extraordinary. i'm sort of pinching myself, i don't really believe it. all in all it was a great night for britain, with plays, with uk theatre talent taking home many tony trophies. but when it came to musicals, it was a rather different picture, because american productions triumphed. the best revival of a musical tony went to a production of once on this island, and the best musical trophy went to the band's visit, the story of an egyptian police band stranded in a remote israeli town. it won ten tony trophies, more than any other production. tom brook, bbc news, new york. and finally, have a look at these pictures from new york.
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cctv has caught the moment that a bin lorry lost control in a new york borough of brooklyn wreaking havoc. it rammed cars and mounted the pavement, crushing the vehicles and a tree. in total nine cars were hit by the rubbish truck. but incredibly no—one was injured. the driver of the truck was arrested at the scene. time for a look at the weather with matt taylor hello there. another very pleasant early summer's day out there for many of you, one day out there for many of you, or two thunderstorr england. one or two thunderstorms in northern england. most though, finished the day dry, where we are have got the storms minor flooding is day dry, where we are have got the storms minorflooding is possible. they will fade away into tonight. tonight sees more cloud return across eastern county, pushing in across eastern county, pushing in across northern scotland, getting brea ks
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across northern scotland, getting breaks in the cloud, parts of scotland, northern ireland, temperatures down into single figures but a mild enough start to tuesday morning. tuesday dry, isolated showers expected but there will be more cloud in the midlands, eastern england, a cooler day with how we started the week. some sunny spells breaking through, so a pleasa nt spells breaking through, so a pleasant day but temperatures closer to where they should be round the high teens or low 20, as for the rest of the week after a warm start things take a marked change with a speu things take a marked change with a spell of wet and windy weather hello, you're watching afternoon live. i'm simon mccoy. today at 4... ahead of tomorrow's historic summit, north korean leader kimjong—un has been on the streets of singapore. donald trump has said there is "excitement in the air". i got grenfell wrong — theresa may apologises for her initial response to the blaze and says she regrets not meeting the survivors. a man's been found guilty, and jailed for 16 years
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for abducting the british model chloe ayling in italy last summer. reshmin has all the sport. the head of scottish cricket wants his team to secure test match status after their historic win over england yesterday in edinburgh. matt taylor has the weather. a lovely day for many, a few storms but change is on the horizon with some of the wettest a nd on the horizon with some of the wettest and windiest weather in the last few weeks on the way. hello, everyone, this is afternoon live. i'm simon mccoy. president trump says there is "excitement in the air" in singapore, where there's intense diplomatic activity taking place ahead of the highly—anticipated meeting with kim jong—un tomorrow morning. the us secretary of state, mike pompeo, says the summit has enormous potential,
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but he's warned that president trump is determined to avoid what he called the "flimsy agreements" of the past. america, he said, would be satisfied with nothing less than the complete, verifiable and irreversible denuclearization of the korean peninsula. first, we are going to singapore where my colleague christian fraser has the latest. good evening and welcome to singapore. it is 11pm local time and we are on the eve of the potentially historic summit. tomorrow morning at 9am, kimjong—un, the 33—year—old leader of north korea, will sit down with donald trump, the american president, the first time a north korean leader has sat down with a
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sitting us president so a big day for kim jong—un. nonetheless sitting us president so a big day for kimjong—un. nonetheless he is out and about tonight and we can surely those pictures in a moment but if you look at the backdrop, they are walking around this hotel, they are walking around this hotel, the marina bay sands hotel, an iconic landmark on the singapore skyline. it looks like a boat on three pillars. the fullerton hotel is at its foot which used to be the old colonial post office in british times here in singapore and that been transformed into a 5—star hotel. kim jong—un is walking around with a huge entourage of security and bodyguards and also we think in the company of the singapore foreign minister who have been in pyongyang recently making final preparations for the summit. have a listen to the reaction as kim jong—un walks around. cheering it is worth bearing in mind... just
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as we look at these pictures, that it is only six months ago that this dictator of north korea was threatening the goblet oration of the united states and also worth bearing in mind as we look at the leader of a state like north korea that has been so isolated that back at home so many people are in political prisons. —— the obliteration. they say around 1% of the population is and the population is around 25 million but he is being fated at an international leader here, smiling and being cheered. on the sidelines of all the
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preparations for the summit, the american and north korean sides have been meeting for discussions about what might be rubber—stamped tomorrow. in the last few seconds i have got from the white house a plan of what will unfold. the leaders will arrive at the hotel tomorrow at 8:20am with just 40 minutes preparation and at 9am, the pictures we have been anticipating as they come togetherfor a photo opportunity. at 9:15am, the most important part, the president will participate in a one—on—one bilateral meeting with the north korean leader. the two of them will be alone with their translators in tow. at ten o'clock they will come out for a proper bilateral meeting with all of the advisers. that will go on foran with all of the advisers. that will go on for an hour and a half. we expect that kim jong—un will leave
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at around 2pm local time, that is what has been reported in south korean newspapers and there will be a press co nfe re nce korean newspapers and there will be a press conference at the end of the day with donald trump and that is when we find out what has happened. today donald trump met the singapore prime minister and laura bicker has been watching developments. excitement is in the air, according to president trump. sharing a warm handshake with his singapore host, there was no sign of a last—minute scramble for a summit deal. there was even a premature celebration of another important date this week. mr trump's birthday is on thursday and he's starting things early. butjust a few miles away, 11th hour negotiations with pyongyang's foreign minister were still underway. these officials from the us and north korea are meeting here to try to finalise the details of a deal to hand to the two leaders tomorrow. this is not how summits normally work. normally these kind of things are already down on paper. but this is shaping up to be an unconventional summit between two
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unconventional leaders. the us secretary of state said this was not a concern and the goal of completely disarming north korea remains. president trump is going into this meeting with a positive attitude and eagerness for real progress. he has made it clear that if kim jong—un denuclearises, there is a brighter future for north korea. tomorrow we will get our clearest indication to date of whether chairman kim jong—un truly shares this vision. i think we have a good chance of having some kind of good start, a basic agreement of sorts. of course it will not be on occasion where all problems get solved tomorrow, 12june, but i think i am cautiously optimistic that we will get some kind of baseline agreement tomorrow. in pyongyang, the north korean people have finally been told the summit is happening. a special broadcast by the famous ri chun—hee informed them chairman kim was abroad. there was also a clear shift in tone. state—run media discussed
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developing a new relationship with united states, a hint of a new era of engagement. kim jong—un's only appearance was yesterday. he will feel he's come to singapore in a position of strength, as a nuclear power. but he may be willing to bargain, according to those who've met both men. both are supremely confident. both are hopeful. i think at an emotional level both of them want something significant out of this summit. the sweeping sands of sentosa now await the two leaders. once associated with pirates, death and bloodshed, this resort has been rebranded as a tranquil haven. how it's described in the future could depend on what happens here in the next 24 hours. we're going to the house of commons
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because the prime minister is updating mps about the g—7 summit in canada. at this summit we expressed deep disappointment at the unjustified decision of the united states to apply tariffs to steel and aluminium imports. the loss of trade through ta riffs imports. the loss of trade through tariffs undermined competition, reduces productivity, removes the incentive to innovate and ultimately makes everyone poorer. and in response, the eu will impose countermeasures. but we need to avoid a continued tit—for—tat escalation. that is why it was right we had such an open and direct discussion at this summit and wide, asa discussion at this summit and wide, as a champion of free trade, the uk will continue to support a constructive dialogue. as long—standing allies, we do not make progress by ignoring each other‘s concerned but rather by addressing
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them together. turning to equality, there was a special session of this summit focused on empowering and supporting women and girls around the world. efforts to tackle global poverty are fundamentally undermined for as long as millions of girls are not getting the education they deserve. at this summit the united kingdom announced £187 million of new funding to support over 400,000 girls in developing countries in getting 12 years of quality education. we also called for new action to prevent gender—based violence, abuse and harassment online. women and girls must be able to use the infinite without fears are being subjected to online rape threats, harassment, cyberstalking, blackmail and more. following the uk's call for action lasted, tech companies have made real advances in tackling online terrorist propaganda. in canada called for this work to be extended to end the abuse targeted specifically at women
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and girls. we committed in particular to newjoint and girls. we committed in particular to new joint working and girls. we committed in particular to newjoint working on stopping the infinite being used to facilitate people trafficking for the purposes of sexual exploitation. finally, on world oceans day, the uk it sought to build on the international agreement and we had reached at the commonwealth summit in april by calling for a global effort to protect our oceans from avoidable plastic waste. this is one of the great environmental challenges facing the world today. this summit recognised the need for global action including working with business, industry and non—governmental organisations to find innovative solutions. the uk to its continued to lead by example at home through our 25 year environment plan and on friday we proposed to extend the blue belt protecting the life around the english coast with a further 41 new marine conservation zones. further 41 new marine conservation zones. mr speaker, this was a difficult summit with at times some very candid discussions. but the
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conclusion i draw is that it is only through continued dialogue that we can find ways to work together to resolve the challenges we face. the countries around the g7 table had been pillars of the rules —based international order which has benefited all of our citizens and, i believe god the world as a whole. the uk, with our allies and partners, will continue to play our pa rt partners, will continue to play our part in promoting the order . the part in promoting the order to the of all and part in promoting the order to the of allandi part in promoting the order to the of all and i commend this benefit of all and i commend this statement to the house —— i believe the world as a whole. i thank the minister for advanced copy of prime minister for advanced copy of the statement both in her last couple of sentences she was gay as an inkling of the atmosphere there aninklind g; lg; gggggggggg nggg have been their but we could do must have been their but we could do with more. mr speaker, the g7 meeting can only be described as a failure and the blame for that lies with the current incumbent of the white house. in the past, the g7 has played a positive role in responding to the global financial crisis and
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indeed pushing for the millennium development goals and now sustainable development goals. the problems facing leaders is that the white house is inhabited by a president committed to his slogan of america first. that has meant a dismantling of multinational agreements, the pulling out of the paris climate change accords, and the destabilisation of the iran nuclear deal and now the imposition of tariffs on steel and aluminium. attempts by g7 leaders including president macron and the prime minister to engage with president, have resulted in no discernible moderation or deviation from america first. in these serve —— is conducted it is clear than ever that you care policy, with a trade or foreign policy, cannot be outsourced to the us. will she join me in condemning the comments president trump's trade adviser saying that "there is a special place in hell forjustin trudeau"? mr speaker, the
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use of chemical weapons whether on the streets of salisbury or the cities that syria is deplorable and the perpetrators of these crimes must be held to account under international law. the leaders of france and germany and the nato chief art right to call for continued political dialogue through the nato and russia council. will the nato and russia council. will the prime minister commit to lead on establishing this dialogue at the nato summit next month? the european countries, it is vital that unity is maintained. both in support of the iran nuclear deal and over trade policy. ukjobs iran nuclear deal and over trade policy. uk jobs are iran nuclear deal and over trade policy. ukjobs are dependent upon our exports and it is therefore vital that we robustly defend those interests with multilateral agreed action. this, however, must not descend into escalating tit—for—tat trade wars so what steps is the government taking with our allies to mitigate this threat? this is not
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the only threat to our export industries and skilled - in industries and skilled jobs in the country. in the current climate, that puts a particular obligation on each of us in this chamber this week as we consider the eu withdrawal bill. we must act to guide the government in negotiations so that our industry, our workers and communities get the best possible brexit deal and that concern must be even more acute in the light of the announcement by jaguar land even more acute in the light of the announcement byjaguar land rover that the production of the discovery model will now be made in slovakia. while she was at the g7, did the prime minister raise with european leaders the crisis of the aquarius leaders the crisis of the aquacius which the italian government ship which the italian government refused to to ship which the italian government refused to - to dock? i want to refused to allow to dock? i want to put on record my thanks to the spanish government and violinist pedro sanchez which has showed humanity and accepted the rescue ship. i welcome the plan is that
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raising the issue of online abuse and harassment of women and girls as and harassment of women and girls as a global problem but will she today commit to immediate - the commit to immediate begin the negotiations with political parties in northern ireland to bring forward legislation to extend abortion rights and end what the united nations has denounced as a violation of international human rights standards? on the environment, the primaries the's wafer thin so—called national plan fails to match her rhetoric on the global stage. nothing could tackle deadly levels ofair nothing could tackle deadly levels of air pollution in our septic —— in our cities or the disgracefully low—level of recycling in this country. we can only ever be taken seriously abroad if we speak from a position of moral authority, respect and without any double standards so i appeal to the prime minister again today, will she finally suspended uk arms sales to saudi arabia? with a more unilateral united states government, it is more important than ever that we work with our allies and that we do so based on
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socialjustice, equality allies and that we do so based on social justice, equality and allies and that we do so based on socialjustice, equality and human rights. thank you, mr speaker. the writer of a gentleman raised a number of issues, some of which were actually not issues on the agenda for the summit actually not issues on the agenda forthe summit in actually not issues on the agenda for the summit in quebec. i will do my best to address the issues that actually work on that agenda. he talks about the environment and the 25 year plan here in the uk. in fact the uk is seen throughout the world asa the uk is seen throughout the world as a leader in many environmental issues. not least the work we have been doing in relation to plastics for the eye was pleased to get agreement at the commonwealth heads of government on action were taken in relation to clearing our oceans of plastics and it was important that there was agreement from the g-7 that that there was agreement from the g—7 that action should be taken on this issue as well. i think we have irresponsibility as a commonwealth country, there are many small island states in the commonwealth who are already feeling the problem is that
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this issue causes in terms of their ocea ns this issue causes in terms of their oceans and having an impact on them and it is important we are acting on issue. he talked about the that issue. he talked about the relationship with russia. it was important that, as we discussed and asi important that, as we discussed and as i said in my statement, we recognised the importance of continuing to maintain sanctions on russia in relation to the fact that the minsk agreement have not yet been fully put into place and we do stand ready to take further restrictive measures in necessary. he said russia plays a role in syria andindeed he said russia plays a role in syria and indeed it does. what we want to see in relation to syria is actually that we see that the efforts to bring about a political solution and a future stability and security for syria and its people be what about through the united nations process and continuing that process. he talked about the attitude of the usa, and whether or not as allies we are working together. of course, if
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we just look at recent action that the us has taken which has supported the us has taken which has supported the united kingdom, in terms of the number of russian diplomats they expeued number of russian diplomats they expelled after the salisbury incident, in solidarity with us, as others around the world bid, and the americans are taking action in relation to extra sanctions to the russians. what is important is that we are able to sit down and talk about these issues together, the chair the information we need to share and be able to determine the way forward —— to share the information. on the steel and aluminium tariffs i have been cleared directly to president trump and in this house and elsewhere, these are unjustified. and the european union will take countermeasures on this. what we wa nt to countermeasures on this. what we want to ensure is that we are able to get a dialogue going forward such that we do not simply the a continuous tit—for—tat escalation on these measures because that is in these measures because that is in the interests of nobody. we will be
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playing our part as we have done already in discussions with others around the european council table to ensure the eu is able to take the proportionate action in line with the wto rules and the eu is of course taking the case to the wto on this very issue. it talks about the importance of trade, saying that we depend on export of a country. of course we are an exporting country, i want to see more companies around the uk exporting. the department for international trade, the uk exporting. the department for internationaltrade, might the uk exporting. the department for international trade, might right honourable friend the secretary of state is doing excellent work in increasing the number of companies exporting around the world. but one of the things we need to be able to do if we are going to export around the world is ensure that we are negotiating trade deals with other countries, that we negotiate a good trade deal with the eu, but that we are free to negotiate the trade deals that are in our interests. while he may stand up and talk about
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the importance of ex—pearls, it is labour party policy to put the uk into a relationship with the european union which would mean that without being a member of the eu that we would hand over the negotiation of trade deals to the eu and that would certainly not be in our interests. mr kenneth clarke. mr speaker, has the summit of last week sadly not demonstrated that president trump had little or no time for multilateral meetings or agreements, no time at all for the wto and its rules, and he wants to ta ke wto and its rules, and he wants to take steps that he hopes will force rich and developed countries like ours to export less to the united states and import more from politically sensitive sectors of the american economy? does she not reflect on the unfortunate events of la st reflect on the unfortunate events of last week and think that when she negotiates in europe when we leave the eu, whilst things are going to
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change, we must keep frictionless trade and is much of the qualities of the single market and customs union and totally free trade as we possibly can because we're going to need it more probably in the near future than we have in the past? can i say to my right honourable learned friend that, as he will know, we have set out clearly the objectives we have for our future customs arrangements with the european union which does indeed reflect as frictionless trade is possible alongside being able to negotiate our own trade deals with an independent trade policy and no hard border in northern ireland between northern ireland and the republic of ireland. it will be important as we leave the eu, we want to ensure we have a good trading relationship with the eu but also able to an independent trade policy that enables us to negotiate trade deals around the rest of the world. mr ian blackford. thank you, mr speaker, and can! blackford. thank you, mr speaker, and can i thank the primaries for advance copy of the statement. i
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would like to start by congratulating all of those are marched yesterday in edinburgh, cardiff, belfast and london celibate in100 cardiff, belfast and london celibate in 100 years of the women's vote. it is fitting that the g7 as such a strong focus on advancing gender equality and women's empowerment. on these benches we strongly welcome these benches we strongly welcome the decorations on increasing safe and quality education for all girls particularly in conflict affected and fragile states. and further declarations on resolving to end all forms of sexual and gender based by lynn it is right that list summit show a light into some of the most hostile conflict zones around the world. we support the urgent call to address the dire and deteriorating situation in the gaza strip. the urgency could not be more apparent as the un had been clear that the gaza strip would be uninhabitable by 2020. on matters of the global economy, the g7 sought to invest in
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growth for all, underlying the role of rules —based international trading systems and continue to fight protectionism through a wall of intransigence from the president of intransigence from the president of the united states. the summit might have been a diplomatic disaster but in an increasingly fractured world with the cooperation of world leaders is essential if we are to strive for peace and prosperity. before going to ottawa, the promised was pushed around by her hard brexit supporting ministers, some might say she was trumped! the looming trade war with the us demonstrated the weakness in the us demonstrated the weakness in the so—called special relationship andl the so—called special relationship and i would associate micromax with the observation made by the right honourable member for west cliff —— my remarks. does the banister but agree that following the chaotic summit of the week and that her brexiteer's sidekick but belief that the government can secure a trade deal with the us post brexit is simply delusional? do i first of all
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add my congratulations to those of the right honourable gentleman to all of those who took action to recognise the anniversary of the 100 yea rs of recognise the anniversary of the 100 years of women getting the vote. it isa years of women getting the vote. it is a very good year for women in politics, we should continue to recognise that anniversary and it was indeed, as he said, there was a focus at the summit on the question of gender equality and women's empowerment. as he said, the important declaration in relation to increasing opportunities for at least 12 years of safe and quality education for all and dismantling the barriers to girls and women's poetry education particular in conflict affected and fragile states. and also we recognise that a marginalised girls such as those with a disability face additional barriers in maintaining access to education and it was an important commitment from all those at the table. he talks about trade deals and the possibility of a trade deal
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with the united states of america. we have committed when we have an independent trade policy to ensure we can put in place a trade deal around the world and the us has spoken to us about the possibility of such a deal and of course when we negotiate with them or any other country around the world we will be ensuring we negotiate in the interests of the united kingdom. but we do believe that that free trade and those open market the best way to bring prosperity and jobs and encourage competition and increased productivity and encourage innovation which, at the end the day, is what advances in medicine, peoples lives in 70 different ways and we will be looking forward to making sure would we do trade deals which are firmly in the interests of this. mr iain duncan smith. does she not agree with me that global free trade has been the single biggest tradehas been the single biggest why poverty around the globe
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reason why poverty around the globe has fallen so dramatically over the la st has fallen so dramatically over the last few years and that the uk, as an exponent of free trade can actually stand on that position and is to advance it? apart from the lip colour based in hell that mr trudeau apparently must to buy, did she hear asi apparently must to buy, did she hear as i saw in apparently must to buy, did she hear as i sawina apparently must to buy, did she hear as i saw in a report today that the american delegation maintained that they offered unilateral free trade to all the g7 but this was rebuffed? does she recall that conversation? cani does she recall that conversation? can i personally say to my right honourable friend that he is absolutely right that free trade is one of the best ways for ensuring that developing countries are able to move themselves out of poverty and improve the lot of their populations and it is very important we continue to advocate it. there was a discussion about the possibility of completely open and free trade, but open, free and fair trade and that means notjust a tariff free but dismantling barriers to trade and it means ensuring that
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there are no anti—competitive, unfair subsidies. hilary benn. thank you, mr speakable is with bitter divisions on trade and the imposition of tariffs by the us which are indeed undermining the international rules —based order of which the primaries that spoke, what impact does she think this will have on the timing and the content of any trade deal with united states of america, bearing in mind that the backstop proposal she published last week for northern ireland will mean that we are going to be remaining in the customs union with the european union until the end of 2021 and possibly longer? in relation to the timing of trade deals with america or indeed any other country, the right honourable gentleman knows full well that we are not able to actually put those in place until we have fully left the european union and we will be able to talk about theseissues
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and we will be able to talk about these issues and sign and negotiate those treated in advance of that. he talks about the backstop. the point of the backstop is that it is their if it is the case that, as at the ist of january 2021, the future customs arrangement between the united kingdom and the european union is not in place. as i said last week, it has always been the case that we believe that the best way to address the issue of the border in northern ireland is through that overall relationship between the uk and eu and we want to insure that is in place as soon as possible after the end december 2020 and preferably we do not want to see the backstop having to be used at all. sir michael fallon. it is nearly four years since ten british citizens were murdered when flight mh17 was destroyed over the ukraine from a ross owen —— russian missile launch and the west is still prone to refute russian denial of
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responsibility. can the prime minister tell the house how the very welcome rapid response mechanism agreed at quebec will help us better challenge russian misinformation with much faster truth? my right honourable friend rate is a very important point and the point of the rapid response mechanism is that it will be able to do this in two ways. firstly, one of the key things is to have faster attribution when these events happen and of course it is only relatively recently we have seen a final attribution in relation to the russian role in mh17. being able to work together to achieve that faster attribution when incidents happen, and then being able to work together, and that is the crucial point, to coordinate activity to count exactly the propaganda he says, working collectively will have a much greater impact than individual states trying to work on their own. what is the point of the g7, since
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the most important member doesn't believe any a rules based system and important countries lines china and india aren't member, why doesn't she recommend closing it down?|j india aren't member, why doesn't she recommend closing it down? i suggest if he asks what the point of the g7 is he should look after the communique at the actions that have been agrees which we will put into place, which will be of benefit across areas relating to notjust trade and foreign policy but to the empowerment of women and girls. could i congratulate the prime minister on could i congratulate the prime ministeron her could i congratulate the prime minister on her resolve at the g7 standing up for women's right, the environment, free trade and the international rules based order but given events there, what appraisele has she made of president trump's likely approach to trade deals with the united kingdom after britain leaves the european union? the
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president of the us has made clear that he is keen to be able to sit down and talk with the uk, about a future trade deal. we are also clear, we are also clear we want to ensure that we have a trade deal that works for the united kingdom, but let's not forget that we already have a good trading and investment rebels ship ship with the us uk, every working day one many people in the uk wake up and go to work for an american company. one million people in the us wake up and go to work for a british company. how did she personally respond to trump's call for putin to be let back into the g7 and given yesterday's revelations is it not now time for a full police inquiry, into the relationship between the kremlin and the leave campaign in the eu referendum? as the right honourable gentleman asked me about police inquiries, that is a matter for the police, and of course the
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body responsible for looking at elections and the democratic process is the electoral commission. he talks of, asks about the comments made by president trump on the g7 versus made by president trump on the g7 versus the g8. there was a good reason the g8 because the g7, the response i have given in private and in public, is that any conversations about whether or not russia could be come back round the table cannot ta ke come back round the table cannot take place until russia has changed its attitude. i strongly support the prime minister's wish to be a leader of free trade world wide. doesn't that mean we need to get our voting voice back at the wto as soon as possible and leave the customs union in order to do that? that? can eisai assure him we are working on establishing ourselves as an independent member of the wto and the point of which it will be possible having left the eu to become that independent member. does the prime minister agree with
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me that never since the war has the rule based international system being more at risk following the outcome of the g7 summit and particularly president trump's behaviour with his tweet deck on air force one after he left. how does she think that we can shore up the international rule based system, because of of us who study history know what the consequences of its collapse may be? of course, this can be looked a not a variety of ways so if you take an issue such as the norms we accept or have been accepting on chemical weapon there's is no doubt about the strength of support there is, for action to ensure that theroom no, that rules based order is maintained. as we say within the communique, we recognise in areas like trade on the world
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trade organisation it does need reform. its dispute mechanisms are slow and it needs, we need to work to ensure it is providing frameworks no just to ensure it is providing frameworks nojust for to ensure it is providing frameworks no just for the to ensure it is providing frameworks nojust for the economies to ensure it is providing frameworks no just for the economies of the past but the future as well, in dingtisation and services for example. would my right honourable friend agree with me the billing of the international order that has enriched us all in the freedoms we have has been paid for notjust with the industry of american and british diplomats but with the lives of the soldiers who have given it in wars and in conflicts since to protect the freedoms we enjoy, would she not agree protecting it and defending it and expanding it is not only in our interest but in the interest of all free peoples including the united states. my right honourable friend makes an important point which is we as politician stand and talk about the values we share but it is our servicemen and women who put their lives on the line to defend those, andi lives on the line to defend those, and i think it is inkennel bent on us all to ensure we are doing them
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the service of working together to maintain that rules based international order. —— incumbent. thank you. the prime minister has said that, has said that the wto needs reform and she said earlier that we were in the lead on climate change and environment. would she like to look at integrating the two institutional networks so that we don't have trade deals, that cut across our environmental objectives. well, can i say to the right honourable lady, i am not sure that integrating the two institutional structure us is the right way forward , structure us is the right way forward, but of course there are. exa m ples forward, but of course there are. examples round the world where trade deals incorporate environmental standards. is the extra £2 billion pledge to educate some of poorest women and children in the world, unfortunately
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at these international conferences, quite often the money doesn't follow the pledge, so will my right honourable lady commit to doing everything within her power and commit the britain british government to make sure people pay up government to make sure people pay up and make sure the fund is properly... i absolutely agree, that it is important that this is not just words, or words on paper, that it is money that follows through and of course the united kingdom has a very good record on that and we will do everything we can to ensure this money follows through, it is for a very important objective in the interests of us all. does the prime minister worry there is a growing trend towards protectionism in the world as we saw this weekend? in 2010, in the g7 country, in the gzo countries there are just 300
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non—tariff means of protectionist measures in 2015 there were 1200. how are we really going to make sure that we as a country, who rely on free and fairtrade can prosper, if that protectionism grows? the honourable gentleman is right we need to be wary of any seeming approaches that are being taken round the world, that increase protection any more or the likelihood of protectionism being adopted in future. when people talk about trade, there tends to be a focus on tariffs but of course trade and free trade, depends on a great deal more than tariffs. it depends on having similar systems that ensure there isn't unfair competition, it does ensure that abilities to reduce tariffs are not simply replaced by the sort of barriers to trade he talks and. at
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as independent member in the wto we will be able to play our part in trying to ensure that we make, we row back any attempt at protectionism. sorry to break the cosy consensus, but hasn't president trump got a point, to this extent, that free trade like all these theories depends on some level of equivalence and fairdealing, depends on some level of equivalence and fair dealing, yet china with its unlimited population is building up massive trade surpluses with the re st of massive trade surpluses with the rest of the world and draining other economies dry. given its seek rety government has proved impervious to previous pressure, maybe history will prove there is some method in president trump's madness. can i say to the honourable gentleman, that there is, we have no doubt that there is, we have no doubt that there is, we have no doubt that there is a need to ensure that everybody is playing as, within the rules based international order. we obviously we have spoken in the
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house and elsewhere in particular to the overcapacity in steel and the role china has played in that, that is why i was pleased a testament first g20 i went to that the global forum on steel was set up with china asa forum on steel was set up with china as a member of that forum, and as we have committed in the communique we called on the members of the forum to fully implement its recommendation, we what need to do is to say that those countries that are currently emerging, not playing fully by the international rules based order we need to bring them m, based order we need to bring them in, and! based order we need to bring them in, and i am pleased to say we also said, we committed to fight protectionism. all of us who believe in international peace prosperity and security and hoping that will continue, we want the g7 and other global international institutions to prosper, but isn't her government just like the trump government not trusted any longer, in partnership, in the european union, in nato, or
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in the european union, in nato, or in the g7, because they are driven by an inable to play fair in partnerships. cani partnerships. can i say to the honourable gentleman, that nothing is further from the truth. i suggest he looks at the international coalition that supported the united kingdom, in response to what russia did on the streets of salisbury. might the prospects for consensus have been better had not leaders previously and so publicly announced their intention to undermine us policy on iran? can i say to my right honourable friend that it is, it is the united states has chosen to ream pose sanction on iran and to pull out of the jcpoa, we pose sanction on iran and to pull out of thejcpoa, we have worked with france and with germany because we continue to believe that it is important as long as iran meets its only investigations under that deal, we think it continues to be
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important to maintain that nuclear deal, but we accept, and have been working with those countries and the united states, that, and others there is more that needs to be done in relation to iran's ballistic missile programme and in relation to its activity in the region. we will continue to work with all partners who want like us to ensure we can ta ke who want like us to ensure we can take action to reduce that destabilising activity. international rules based order which the prime minister speaks is under attack from the rise of nationalism, in various parts of the world. what does she think about its strength, when the president of united states can call for the readmission of russia to the gs just weeks after russia has used never agents to try to kill people on the streets of the united kingdom, and evenif streets of the united kingdom, and even if we do not have the united states as a partner in this endeavour will she commit the uk government to working as closely as possible with other like minded
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allies to up hold this? can i say to the right honourable gentleman, that i responded earlier, in relation to his right honourable friend the memberfor exeter on his right honourable friend the member for exeter on the issue of whether or not russia should be sitting round the g7 table, back at the gs. sitting round the g7 table, back at the g8. on the point he makes about the g8. on the point he makes about the united states, and its approach to russia and the nerve aient attack that took place on the streets of salisbury. i would that took place on the streets of salisbury. iwould remind him that took place on the streets of salisbury. i would remind him as i have referred to that the us following that, together with other international allies expelled russian diplomat, they took action as we did to recognise what happened here in salisbury. they have subsequently introduced tougher sanctions on russia which have been having an impact on certain individuals in russia, and we continue to work with them and with others, to ensure we are dealing with the state activity that is undertaken by russia and others. cani
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undertaken by russia and others. can i thank my right honourable friend for defending free trade and rule of law but also for championing the need to remove plastic from the world's oceans. what plans does the prime minister have to make sure commitments made by countries are more binding and that real and urgent action is achieved? well i thank my right honourable friend. we have to set an example as we have in the past and will continue to do on issues like plastic straws and cotton buds. it is also the case though that we can work with other like minded country, notjust across the g7 but across the commonwealth to ensure that they are working with us to take the action necessary. i think it is widely recognised and this point was made emphasised bier the secretary—general of the united nations at the summit. it is widely recognised that this is a key issue thatis recognised that this is a key issue that is of a major environmental
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challenge and we all need to work together to address it. does the prime minister think that the special relationship is stronger or weaker with president trump in the white house? think the special relationship between the united kingdom and the us continues to be strong, and it continues to be stronger and will endure and continue to be strong in the future. what it does enable us to do is when we disagree with the united states, and with the president, we are able to tell him. studio: so the prime minister updating mps studio: so the prime minister updating mp5 on the progress or perhaps otherwise of that g7 summit in quebec, she said the summit was difficult, with sometimes very candid discussions, and she said she was cleared directly to president trump the tariffs were unjustified in his response jeremy trump the tariffs were unjustified in his responsejeremy corbyn responded, by calling the meeting a failure, and he placed the blame firmly at the feet of donald trump.
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now on afternoon live, let's go nationwide and see what's happening around the country, in our daily visit to the bbc newsrooms around the uk. peter levy is in hull to tell us more about some warnings that the volume of cars imported and exported through the humber ports could fall when britain leaves the european union. and jeff brown is in newcastle where a local primary school has held a circus event in order to develop circus skills in children. first let us go to peter, so how many ca rs first let us go to peter, so how many cars are imported through the humber ports at the moment? grimsby and immingham it is a mass mass of ca rs every and immingham it is a mass mass of cars every day being imported and ready for delivery. firms like suzuki and bmw. they are two of the busiest ports in the country for
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car, they bring in 500,000 cars a year, there is some of them. 85% of ca rs year, there is some of them. 85% of cars in the uk are imported. at the moment of course all of these thousands of cars that arrive in the country do so with no customs check, the cars arriving in grimsby and immingham are from germany. there is much concern about the future of trading after brexit, on this one. and only this lunchtime the mp martin vickers who the moment of course all of these thousands of ca rs course all of these thousands of cars that arrive in the country do so with no customs check, the cars arriving in grimsby and immingham are from germany. there is much concern about the future of trading after brexit, on this one. and only this lunchtime the mp martin vickers who the moment of course all of these thousands of cars that arrive in the country do so with no customs check, the cars arriving in grimsby and immingham are from germany. there is much concern about the future of trading after brexit, on this one. and only this lunchtime the mp martin vickers who covers immingham has tweeted "we have nothing to fear from a no deal outcome" those are amazing, you can't get enough of drone, but speaking of drone, let us go back to you! i could see that a mile off.
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come on, i so owe you! there are concerns about post—brexit, so what are people saying? there is a worry about disruption, delays and increased costs and the kia cars we saw arriving in grimsby, they are build in slovakia, they arrive after a journey from a port in germany. one logistic firms have said ethe lays and costs are inevitable after brexit, one company said they are having two meetings a week to deal and discuss brexit and its impact, they warn that the volume of cars imported and exported through the humber ports and those on the east coast post—brexit will go down and will fall because of the cost, they warn that the just finely the cost ofan warn that the just finely the cost of an average car could go up by 10%, that is £1500, and that is the warning from them. but obviously simon for national tv presenter buying top of the range cars that figure will be so much more. i will ask them when i see them! plenty more, you follow the course ofa car plenty more, you follow the course of a carfrom beginning to end don't you, it will be fascinating. from the factory, by road, to the port in
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germany and from ferry from there into immingham and grimsby. i look forward to that. thank you. let us go tojeff. this is not the sort of thing you expect to see in a school yard. not sort of thing you expect to see in a schoolyard. not at sort of thing you expect to see in a school yard. not at all. yes, when i was a lad and possibly when you were, circuses meant animal, elephants lions and tiger, the odd person on horse back, don't expect to see a camel or to in north shields in the next few day, or in any sircups shields in the next few day, or in any sir cups anywhere, but this morning great excitement at this primary school in north shields because the big tent rolled in. three huge wagons brought in the tent and year five and six pupils helped to put it up. it is going to be taking place over the next couple of days and the teacher explains, it has been a rewarded experience. of days and the teacher explains, it has been a rewarded experiencem has been a rewarded experiencem has been a hugely exciting year for everybody involved. it has been very very memorable, and something that
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none of us will forget for the rest of our live, it has enriched everybody's lives and it has inspired the children, very new and very exciting things. you get to perform in the big top and everyone is going to be watching you, members of your family is going to be watching you, members of yourfamily and is going to be watching you, members of your family and maybe teachers and things and your friends. of your family and maybe teachers and things and your friendslj of your family and maybe teachers and things and your friends. i am really excited because i get to perform and also we get to see the circus. so a lot of fun, it is about having fun but there is a serious point to this isn't there. yes it is pa rt point to this isn't there. yes it is part of the school's attempt to win a national arts mark award. this is something that is accredited by arts council england. they hope to bring more in when that side of the curriculum has been pushed aside by maths and sciences so for the past nine months the pupils have been learning circus skills like juggling. learning circus skills like juggling, balancing on a high wire, it is tricky, doesn't matter how far it is tricky, doesn't matter how far
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it is tricky, doesn't matter how far it is off the ground so it is all about combining class work with physical work, learning and having fun at the same time. and of course, i don't know about you but when i was at schools organisation committee games meant we had the egg and spoon race, you had to run down the yard with a book on your head, bean bags involved as well. i am sure youngsters don't get up to that but it is about having fun and hopefully winning that golden arts mark award. fabulous, jeff brown with news of the circus at school. i have the impression you are down to saying something peter. not at all. there is obviously a role available in the circus for you and i am sure most people would i know what parliament you can play. most people would i know what parliament you can playlj most people would i know what parliament you can play. i know who i would use as my sidekick. parliament you can play. i know who i would use as my sidekicklj parliament you can play. i know who i would use as my sidekick. i feel sure you do. great to see you. thank you both very much. if you would like to see more you
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can if you would like to see more you ca n a ccess if you would like to see more you can access those stories on the bbc iplayer. here's your business headlines on afternoon live. retailer poundworld is in administration after rescue talks failed to find a buyer. poundworld has 335 stores, serving two million customers a week. the move puts 5,100 jobs at risk. jaguar land rover is to move all production of discovery to slovakia. previously said it would run in parallel to uk production. it's unclear how manyjobs affected in top of recent lay off of 1000 workers. reports suggest it's planning to redevelop its solihull plant to create electric, petrol and diesel versions of its range rover and range rover sport models. the latest figures on the performance of the economy show a sharp decline in manufacturing output. in the second quarter
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of the year, output was down by 1.4%, month on month. that's the steepest decline in six years. the office for national statistics says international demand had weakened, and construction orders also fell off after april. we have been hearing from theresa may updating on g7, investors are looking beyond that. lucky we are they are. who do you see yourself as, ithink they are. who do you see yourself as, i think you arejohn bolton, you... not sure what is going on. it is an ipad or a pact of paper. good one. everyone expected a trade consensus, some sort of deal, something concrete to come out of this meeting, what we got instead was more divisiveness, you know, the fa ct was more divisiveness, you know, the fact is was more divisiveness, you know, the fa ct is investors was more divisiveness, you know, the fact is investors don't like uncertainty, do they, and that is
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one of the thing, you love that line don't you, i have seen it. can never hear it enough. so perhaps the reason we have seen the markets looking positive today is because investors are looking beyond the g7 and looking at north korea—us deal and looking at north korea—us deal and the ross expect of getting closer, ever closer to world peace. yes. you mentioned your headline, the disappointing manufacturing figures and that is creating problems with the pound what they tell us, the figure, is that the economy is still looking weak and that in turn of course weakens the pound. because you know, obviously a wea ker pound. because you know, obviously a weaker pound, a weaker pound means less people buy the pound less so it weaken, what does that mean? it means that number of things to the economy, one of the big things it it pacts ex forkers. —— exporter,
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however, it is unclear whether that can continue in the longer term. the ftse i5 can continue in the longer term. the ftse is doing well because we have big exporters on the london mark, thatis big exporters on the london mark, that is why we have seen the pound going down but the ftse going up.- you remember ocado, do you get your shopping from there? i man you do? no, go myself. you have to feel everything and know what you are buying. ocado is the new name, at the end of may it ended the ftse 100, its share rose over the year and it is doing really well. let us find out why. let us talk to richard hunter. good to talk to you. ocado, it is ona hunter. good to talk to you. ocado, it is on a winning streak, why? very much so. it had a transformational deal with a firm in the states which ta kes deal with a firm in the states which takes it into a new market, a new ball game, and what has happened
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today the shares were up another 10%, two separate houses have upgraded the stock, one to a price level of £11 and the other to a price level of £13 and they are saying that in terms of this transformational deal where else that deal could go in the us market and each the deal they have agreed with could be larger than first thought because ocado is becoming a technology company and the technology company and the technology they provide at the moment, particularly in the us market, let alone the uk and europe is fairly unparalleled. let us talk about the pound, we have seen a slide today, off the back of the manufacturing figure, talk us through what impact that is having. wea ker through what impact that is having. weaker manufacturer, weaker economic growth predicted for the march to may period when we expected something of a turn owned. on the other hand as you mentioned, because
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around 0% of ftse100 other hand as you mentioned, because around 0% of ftse 100 firms have overseas earnings, that is positive, if the pound weakens because those earnings are worth more when they translate back to the uk. not so good for importer, it costs more to import them on the oasis of a weaker sterling. that is one of the reasons there has been retailers under pressure, as we don't see today. finally, g7 meeting, prospects of a peace deal between north korea and the us, what are people in the city talking about in terms of all this? it seems to have overshadowed and probably rightly so, the shambolic g7 meeting on the weekend. we knew it was going to be difficult going into it but president trump has gone in with a very much a game plan. not only adding to the dispute he was having with canada, there is now a question mark overjapan, no to mention the eu block. we all know
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that trade wars are not good for anyone, and that could threaten to derail the global economic recovery. if we are talking about world peace thatis if we are talking about world peace that is one of the reasons the market has been nor sanguine and they are more interested in the us—north korean talks later on. thank you. not too much pressure then is there, world peace. london mark there, it is closed, i think it is closed, up. that is all we have time for. lovely to see you. same tomorrow. thank you. that's it from your afternoon live team for today, next the bbc news at 5 with huw edwards. time for a look at the weather. here's matt taylor. hello there. very pleasant out in the sunny spells for many of you this afternoon. temperatures peaking in the low to mid 205 in quite a few spots. a bit cooler in parts of scotland, though, compared with recent days, and here a few isolated thunderstorms, one or two
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in northern england, particularly east of the pennines, towards wales and the south—west as well. most, though, finish the day dry, where we have got those storms some minorflooding is possible. some hail too, but they will fade away into tonight. tonight sees more cloud return across some eastern counties of england, pushing in across northern scotland as well. getting breaks in the cloud, parts of scotland, northern ireland, north—west england, temperatures down into single figures, but for most a mild enough start to tuesday morning. tuesday though, primarily dry, very isolated showers expected, but there will be more cloud across the midlands, eastern england, a cooler day here, compared with how we started the week. some sunny spells breaking through the cloud elsewhere, so it'll still be a pleasant day, but temperatures closer to where they should be, at round the high teenses or low 205. as for the rest of the week, after a warm start things will take a marked change from midweek on, with a spell of wet and windy weather for many. today at 5, donald trump and kimjong—un arrive in singapore ahead of the unprecedented summit between the us and north korea. the us says preliminary talks with north korea are moving more quickly than expected but they remain focused
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on the main goal. a complete and verifiable and irreversible denuclearisation of the korean peninsula is the only outcome that the united states will accept. the north korean leader kimjong—un has been on the streets of singapore and president trump says there is "excitement in the air". we'll be speaking to a former us special envoy ahead of tomorrow's historic meeting. the other main stories on bbc news at 5... spain says it will take more than 600 migrants stranded on a rescue ship in the mediterranean after italy and malta refused to accept them. social care services for adults in england could be reduced
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