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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 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 as financial pressure forces councils to make increasingly difficult decisions. the prime minister says she regrets not meeting the grenfell survivors in the days after the disaster.
and the budget chain poundworld goes in to administration — more than 5,000 jobs are at risk. it's 5 o'clock. our main story is that president trump and north korea's kimjong—un have both arrived in singapore for tomorrow's summit. there's intense diplomatic activity ahead of the meeting with mike pompeo, the us secretary of state, declaring that mr trump will accept nothing less than the "complete, verifiable and irreversible denuclearisation" of the korean peninsula. let's join my colleague christian fraser in singapore. good evening from singapore. it is
just after midnight here and we are now in the final countdown to what promises to be an unprecedented summit between the 33—year—old north korean leader kim jong—un and president trump. it will start at nine o'clock tomorrow morning and great anticipation here in singapore. if kim jong—un great anticipation here in singapore. if kimjong—un is feeling the pressure, he is not showing it. we have seen some extraordinary pictures of the north korean leader ona pictures of the north korean leader on a walkabout. kim the tourist in singapore. wherever he has gone you can hear he has been getting a warm reception. this was around the waterfront gardens area of singapore area waterfront gardens area of singapore are a little earlier this evening. is this an effort by the north korean leader to project an air of
confidence ahead of his meeting with donald trump. 0r confidence ahead of his meeting with donald trump. or is hejust curious? maybe it is a mixture of both. since becoming leader, this is the furthest he has travelled, he has led a closeted existence. he was educated in berne in switzerland. we can speak to our correspondents outside kim jong—un‘s et al in singapore. she watched him return. it will be of a huge propaganda value when the pictures get sent back to pyongyang. indeed. just over half an hour ago we saw an entourage of kimjong—un driving past half an hour ago we saw an entourage of kim jong—un driving past us to go back to the saint regis hotel in this very popular shopping district. saint regis hotel is a 5—star hotel and the singapore government is paying kim jong—un to stay in one of
their very exclusive suites. but as he mentioned he had a bit of a tour of singapore and visited all the iconic and very touristy spots that you can see behind you. the marina bay gardens, and we had the singapore foreign minister and the education minister tweeting their selfie is with kim jong—un, education minister tweeting their selfie is with kimjong—un, which is believed to be the first selfie as far as we believed to be the first selfie as faras we are believed to be the first selfie as far as we are all aware of, with kim jong—un. he received a really warm welcome from the crowd who were cheering as he arrived at various locations. that has been dividing opinions here in singapore when you see it on social media, that he should not be treated like a vip because after all only about a year ago he is accused of killing his stepbrother not far from here at the
kuala lumpur airport. six months ago, tensions were very high between north korea and the rest of the world. some analysts were saying we we re world. some analysts were saying we were on the brink of the third world war with all the threats made between those two men. now we have this very historic summit that is scheduled to take place tomorrow morning, starting at nine a:m.. he had a bit of a late night, coming back just before midnight, had a bit of a late night, coming backjust before midnight, but i am sure he probably enjoyed it, as our correspondents have been analysing. he probably thinks he has won this pr tour over trying to change his image as being an isolated dictator to statesman. thank you very much for the moment. we have had some detailfrom the for the moment. we have had some detail from the white house about a programme of events tomorrow. they will be setting off at 8:20am for the hotel where they will meet. we also understand there will be one on
one meeting at ten o'clock a45 minutes. one meeting at ten o'clock 445 minutes. they will be alone, it will be getting to know you session with just the translators present present. donald trump has already told us it will not take very long told us it will not take very long to get the measure of kim jong—un. the team outside will be waiting to see how it goes. mike pompeo, the secretary of state, says if it gets off toa secretary of state, says if it gets off to a good start, that will provide a platform for everything that follows. there has been a lot of work done today at a lower level. laura bicker has been watching the events unfold. 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 under way. 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 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 developing 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'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. 0nce 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. wednesday had been kept clear in the president's diary and it had been indicated that a second day if needed would be put in place. does five hours give them enough time to get to know each other? maybe not, but this is all about building trust and president trump says he will not need very long to know whether there is intent on the part of kim jong—un. you are watching bbc news. christian fraser with colleagues in
singapore. we will talk to them later. ambassadorjoseph detrani was the us special envoy for the six party talks with north korea between 2003 and 2006. he's also worked with president trump's national security advisorjohn bolton. we can speak tojoseph now from our studio in washington. thank you. what can be realistically achieved at this summit? basically trust is important and it was mention a few minutes ago, we have both our leaders meeting and establishing some sort of trust which has not been there between our respective countries. but an agreement on denuclearisation, a dismantlement of all nuclear weapons and nuclear weapons facilities in return for security assurances and economic development. but the key here is a normal relationship with the united states. establishing
possibly liaison officers and even embassies in our respective capitals. it is a complete revolution in that relationship if it is achieved. that would be amazing. it would be the end to the 75 years of this significant tension. the ability now to move on a different cause would mean so much for the region, for the world, certainly for the people of north korea, the 25 million people. what do you think this momentum is down to? is it down to a desire in north korea to make it happen, or is it a response to the kind of politics and tactics used by the president in recent months? there are many aspects to this question. sanctions have been biting. thejoint military exercises have been intimidating. but kimjong—un in 2017
exercises have been intimidating. but kim jong—un in 2017 established north korea as a nuclear weapons state in regards to having a nuclear deterrent. they did a hydrogen bomb test and he will be coming to the table confident that he has accomplished that. but he has to focus on north korea's economy and economic development and i think this is a strategic decision that i think kimjong—un this is a strategic decision that i think kim jong—un has this is a strategic decision that i think kimjong—un has made. we will find out if he has made the decision to give up his nuclear weapons in return for a prosperous north korea with normal relations with the us andjapan and with normal relations with the us and japan and other countries. what is your calculation about kim jong—un‘s logic? there will be people at home who will regard the denuclearisation as a sign of wea kness denuclearisation as a sign of weakness on his part. courtesy put that across at home? he has consolidated power at home and he
has moved many people out of certain positions. in the last month and a half the minister of defence and other officials. the people around him are loyalists who share his vision. he is comfortable that he has consolidated his power. those who are supporting him want to see north korea moved in this direction, which is a positive direction. on the american side you have mike pompeo and john bolton and you know them, especiallyjohn pompeo and john bolton and you know them, especially john bolton. pompeo and john bolton and you know them, especiallyjohn bolton. what do they bring to the table and what kind of influence are they marking on the president himself?” kind of influence are they marking on the president himself? i think their influence is immense. the secretary of state, mike pompeo, two meetings with the late kim jong—un. he has taken the lead on north korea, creating a mission centre in the intelligence community focusing on north korea. when he was a director of the central intelligence agency, now secretary of state, he
is taking a lead on this. no one knows more about arms traditions thanjohn knows more about arms traditions than john bolton. the knows more about arms traditions thanjohn bolton. the president is very lucky to have these leaders with him. do you think the denuclearisation deal, that they are both signed up to try to achieve that in the next 24 hours?|j both signed up to try to achieve that in the next 24 hours? i think they are looking for a commitment from kim jong—un that he they are looking for a commitment from kimjong—un that he has made this strategic decision to denuclearisation comprehensively with the verification protocol in there in return for a dosage ready there in return for a dosage ready the stewa rd esses there in return for a dosage ready the stewardesses and a normal relationship with the united states. i think they share that vision and thatis i think they share that vision and that is the vision of donald trump and that is why he is in single for now, having these planned negotiations. inode on the personal chemistry between the two leaders that they are in different ways
described as eccentric characters in some ways. i do not mean that in a pejorative way. i am wondering how they will get on on a personal level. i think they will get on very well. president donald trump is very effusive, he has a lot of contact. he gets on with people. i think what kimjong—un he gets on with people. i think what kim jong—un learned from his father is that he was also a very people person. i think they will get on well and that will be good chemistry that would lend itself to building trust that has not been there. we hope to talk to you again soon. thank you very much for your insight. the us special envoy for the six party talks in north korea in 2003-2006. good the six party talks in north korea in 2003—2006. good to have him with us. this is bbc news at 5, the headlines:
with donald trump and kimjong—un both in singapore for tomorrow's summit, preliminary talks move quickly but they remain focused on the main goal of denuclearisation. 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 as financial pressure forces councils to make increasingly difficult decisions. and swansea have appointed graham potter as their new manager. he is english, but has spent the last seven seasons with a swedish team. patrick vieira is the new manager of knees. he lives his post as head coach of new york city after three seasons in charge there. the scotla nd seasons in charge there. the scotland head coach has told as his side need to achieve test status and play more cricket. glenn bradburn
oversaw the scots victory over england. i will have more on those stories just after half past. spain has stepped forward to agree to accept a rescue vessel with 600 african migrants on board which has been drifting in the mediterranean. spain made the offer following the refusal of italy and malta to allow the ship to dock. the un's refugee agency described the situation as an "urgent humanitarian imperative", while the european commission called for a swift resolution to the problem. italy's new populist government has pledged to curb migration from north africa as our correspondent 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 skipped 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 now the ship is 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. but for the moment it is not the situation. italy's new government backs tougher immigration rules. the interior minister, matteo salvini, 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 a signigicant drop in migrant numbers. but more than 13,000 have been registered in italy so far this year. 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 to bring them to but clearly people in distress need to be looked after. and also that 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, but the next migrants rescued in the southern mediterranean may well face the same problem. richard lister, bbc news. the people who run local authority care services in england fear they will have to reduce support for older and disabled people despite increasing demand. a survey of directors of adult social care to be published tomorrow warns that the financial pressure on councils will mean increasingly difficult decisions. 0ur social affairs correspondent, alison holt, has the story and is here with more details. there are several layers to this story, but tell us what you found. this survey gives a sense of the stresses and strains being felt by people who make the decisions about how local authorities spend money. they are seeing people living longer
and with more complex needs. the ca re and with more complex needs. the care package, the support they get at home or in residential homes, are more complex and more expensive. in this survey, the directors who ran the care services say 75% say they expect they will have to reduce the number of people they support if they are to make savings because council budgets are so tight. more than three quarters are concerned about the survival of residential nursing and care homes. it is a sign, if you like, of the fragility of the care market and that is despite the government putting extra money in. i recently spent two days ata money in. i recently spent two days at a care home in dorset, harbour house in west bay in bridgeport, and we we re house in west bay in bridgeport, and we were made very welcome by staff and residents and got a sense of the day—to—day pressures going on. any of the residents paid for themselves and they sold their homes to move on. with people living longer money
ru ns on. with people living longer money runs out and the council has to pick up runs out and the council has to pick up the bill. what was really clear is that people were tired of the uncertainty in this area. some people feel worried about how long they are going to live and whether they can afford to stay here. i think it is entirely dependent on whether you can pay or whether you can't, which is wrong. it is still on the back of your mind when in five years' time i will be really struggling. it makes me think about the future and this whole thing of social funding. how we are going to pay for it. it is a very tricky balance i suppose between needing support and the cost of it. and i suppose if we have a society that thinks that looking after its people is very important, then it comes to very
near the top of the list. the country should act as a family, as a community, and when people need help they should get it. some of the voices in the care home in dorset. they made some very strong point there, about the uncertainty and the need for society to show compassion and care to those who need long—term care. what has been the response to the findings? the government has said it acknowledges there are pressures on the care system and it is putting an extra £2 billion into care to ease those pressures. it has said its plans to reform adult social care will be published shortly. we will be expecting it in the next few weeks, but there are suggestions there could be a delay. it remains
to be seen. what is clear from this and this survey is that for many of those people who are making day—to—day decisions and living the realities, they feel like this has gone on forfar too realities, they feel like this has gone on for far too long. the latest on the debate about the funding of residential and social care homes. theresa may has apologised for her initial response after the grenfell tower disaster saying she regretted not having gone to meet the survivors and residents in the immediate aftermath of the fire. ahead of the first anniversary of the fire on thursday the prime minister said she would ‘always regret‘ not meeting the victims and she said it had given the impression that she did not care about them. in the last few minutes the housing secretary james brokenshire addressed the commons. as we mark a year since that tragedy, this will be an extremely painful time for the community. many honourable members provided poignant contributions in the e—petition 0pposition day debate last month and i know that the whole house willjoin me
in sending the bereaved and survivors our love and prayers. mr speaker, the 14th ofjune 2017 saw the greatest loss of life in a residentialfire since the second world war. 71 people lost their lives on the night of the fire and a former tower resident who was rescued from the 19th floor passed away earlier this year. the start of the public inquiry was a timely reminder of that terrible human cost. a baby who never lived to learn how much he was loved, three generations of family wiped out, heroes who died serving others. nobody could fail to be moved by the extraordinary tributes paid by family and friends to the loved ones they lost. by their courage and dignity in the face of unimaginable loss. and yes, by their anger, too. a catastrophe of this kind should never have happened in the uk in 2017 and when it did, the initial response was not good enough.
nothing can undo the anguish and devastation this has caused, but as the prime minister has said, we can and must do right by the memory of those who lost their lives and those left behind, to support those affected, to secure justice and above all, to ensure that nothing like this can happen again. james brokenshire in the house of commons. let's talk to ben wright at the house of commons. a word pass the house of commons. a word pass the ball on this apology by theresa may. it is nearly a year after the disaster happened. what do you make of it? a very telling apology. she does not usually go on for personal politics at all, and yet she has chosen to speak outjust before the g re nfell tower chosen to speak outjust before the grenfell tower fire and a bursary to say her personally human response at the time was wrong and number ten did not get how significant and
serious this was, both emotionally for the people involved and politically as well. the amount of anger it and least. at the time theresa may did go in the immediate aftermath of the fire on that first visit, but did not meet people who have been directly affected because number ten said there were security concerns. butjeremy corbyn had gone along and done it and sadiq khan and the queen and there was a lot of criticism then that theresa may had not got this right and it was a flat—footed response from number ten. so she has decided this week to admit as much and say the decision not to meet the survivors was wrong and it will haunt her in many ways for the rest of her political career. a very telling intervention by her. it is on the day that she is having to address conservative backbenchers in the parliamentary party where she will have to listen
to some of the voices there. and on the entire complexity of the brexit process , the entire complexity of the brexit process, are at their new developments on that? there are. the raw politics of the brexit bill going through parliament will be the dominant preoccupation for theresa may and her whips in the next 48 hours when the bill comes back to the commons and those 15 amendments added by the house of lords get discussed and voted on by mps. 0ne of those handed down from the house of those handed down from the house of lords called on ministers to go and seek a new customs arrangements with the european union and then report back to parliament in the autumn on how they have got on. for the government being a member of the customs union with the european union is a complete red line in this negotiation. but it looks as if to be certain of staving off defeat the government will table its own amendment in the next half an hour,
changing the wording of that amendment and saying rather than seeking a customs union with the eu, ministers will be seeking a customs arrangement and that may be enough to defuse the potential for a tory rebellion on this issue on this vote at this time. it does not mean to say it will not cause trouble further down the line, but maybe it will do enough for the government to get through the customs vote at least as this eu withdrawal bill comes back to the commons on tuesday and wednesday. interesting, thank you very much for the latest on the brexit processed. standby because i will have some headlines for you at the moment and we will talk about the moment and we will talk about the latest goings on following that g7 summit which took place in the past few days. in the meantime, here is the changes afoot with wet and windy
weather, but it has been very pleasa nt weather, but it has been very pleasant out there today. we have seen a pleasant out there today. we have seen a few storms rumble up and this line of cloud has produced the storm. the odd shower in scotland as well, but notice those big gaps elsewhere. the showers will gradually fade away this evening and overnight. more cloud drifting into some parts of eastern england. temperatures for the most part are in double figures to take us into tuesday. the commute should be a dry one. the cloud in scotland and northern ireland will break up. the cloud in central and eastern areas of england mean it will be a cooler day. sunny spells in the west and that could set off a few isolated showers. after a warm enough start to the weak things are turning fresher on wednesday night into thursday, the potentialfor very wet and windy weather. this is bbc news — the headlines.
donald trump and kim jong—un are both in singapore ahead of the unprecedented summit between the us and north korea. preliminary talks are said to have moved rapidly today. 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. the rescued include pregnant women and unaccompanied children. social care services for adults in england could be reduced as financial pressure forces councils to make increasingly difficult decisions. three quarters of providers say they expect to have to reduce support. the prime minister says she regrets not meeting the grenfell survivorsm in the days after the disaster. she admits it appeared she didn't care. sport now here's hugh ferris... good evening....
swansea have turned to swedish football to appoint their new manager... although he's english. the team who were relegated from the premier league last season have named graham potter their new boss. this is his firstjob in the uk... after performing miracles in seven years with 0stersund. he inherited the club who were in the fourth tier of swedish football and took them into the europa league... where they won 2—1 at arsenal. his run includes successive promotions, top flight football for the first time in the club's history and the swedish cup. patrick vieira has been appointed as the new manager of french ligue 1 side nice. the former arsenal captain moves to his native france after three seasons in charge of mls side new york city. he had been linked with replacing arsene wenger at the emirates before the appointment of unai emery. nice finished eighth in ligue 1 last season. gerard deulofeu has signed for watford on a permanent deal. the forward played for them on loan from barcelona last year having previously been at everton. he moves to vicarage road for a fee of £11.5m. 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 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. 0ur rugby league correspondent is dave woods. it isa19 it is a 19 man squad, three debut turns as well. luke thompson had a fabulous season and jake connor from hull. the three burgess brokers —— brothers are back together. george and tom have not played together in and tom have not played together in an england rugby shirt for quite some time. tommy aitkens and is a headline act because of the tries he has created and scored. 13 england
—based players in the squad. meanwhile 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. england defence coach paul gustard sez the squad are training at sea level in durban rather than at altitude — on expert advice. england lost the first test against south africa over the weekend. the second test takes place in bloemfontein on saturday. we've made choices before we came here about what was appropriate for ourselves to test at altitude and the advice we received and we received a lot of advice, there are a lot of experts out there, we spoke toa a lot of experts out there, we spoke to a lot of rugby coaches. but that all into our thinking. eight months ago, 12 months ago, this process started and most of the players, most of the coaches as well all
agree about doing the training at altitude. that's all the sport for now. you can find more on all those stories on the bbc sport website. world cup sports day from thursday. tonight at 6:30 p:m., catherine will be with you for sports day. within the last hour — theresa may has been updating mps on what she described as "very candid" discussions at a "difficult" g7 summit. the meeting in canada was seen as an opportunity to overcome disagreements on new tariffs — imposed by the united states on imports to the country. mrs may told the commons that she made clear to president trump that the tariffs were unacceptable — but she underlined the need for dialogue to stop the dispute from escalating. labour leaderjeremy corbyn described the summit as a failure. let's hear some of that exchange in the commons.
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 tariffs undermines 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. the problems facing leaders is that the white house is inhabited by a president committed to his slogan, 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 trump have resulted in no discernible moderation or deviation from america first. 0ur diplomatic correspondent james landale
is with me. the prime minister not even trying to pretend that this was not a fractious encounter. she made a small effort, she did not mention president trump by name once. she went through all of the points he made and challenge them. g7 summits are good, there is a reason to try and protect the international rules —based order, it is important other trading system that works for eve ryo ne trading system that works for everyone and she made it clear that in her view, russia should notjoin this group again until it changes its opinion on the likes of ukraine. she said on trade, multilateral action is the way forward. not to use unilateral action against 1's partners. be very clear, she is
disappointed by the tariffs but crucially, she said, we need to avoid this turning into a tit—for—tat confrontation and i think she is painfully aware, president trump is coming to europe next month and then to the uk and many to maintain dialogue. there is no sign on tariffs that the us is rethinking? none whatsoever. when jeremy corbyn, i am assuming watching these images, whenjeremy corbyn said, look, whatever the nice images from the summit, it was a failure. the whole thing was a failure. the whole thing was a failure. are there any successes to point to? the prime minister said they have agreed for further action to act collectively to try and tackle plastics in our oceans, they have agreed a plan for a rapid response unit for when russia takes further action. when something happens like salisbury, there is faster international cooperation. there was also talk about promoting
qualities, particularly in investing more money in the education of women around the world. the broader critique would be, in the modern world, shouldn't the g7 have countries like india in it, like china? should italy really be there? these are the difficult decisions they have not faced yet.|j these are the difficult decisions they have not faced yet. i need to get a quick comment on this remarkable image which i know has gone viral by now, but goodness me ifan image gone viral by now, but goodness me if an image could speak, there are millions of words attached to it. the point you should know is that that was taken by a german photographer, working for the german government so it presents that image, but it shows the pressure and the confrontation. look at that defensive attitude from the president. the one thing he hates is multilateral lecturing and that is why he loves the summit in
singapore, it is one—on—one, bilateral. very interesting, james, as ever. a court in italy has found a man guilty of abducting a british model, chloe ayling. lukasz herba was accused of luring 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 sentence. this report is from our rome correspondent james reynolds. 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 remote farmhouse which she later revisited with the italian police. 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 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. james reynolds, bbc news, milan. jaguar land rover has said it's moving production of its discovery model from birmingham to slovakia next year. the firm says the solihull factory will be used to build a new generation of range rovers but warns there may be some job losses in the uk. the budget retailer poundworld has gone into administration
putting more than 5 thousand jobs at risk. the company which has 335 stores around the uk made the move after the latest talks broke down. it's the latest high street casualty this year. so far more than 20 thousand high streetjobs are either going or are on the line as some of the big names struggle. our business correspondent emma simpson 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. we've got no shops at all, have we? no. the problem is in the title. poundworld buys most of its goods in dollars. so, 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 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. 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 compensation. just to warn you, some details in this story are distressing. i didn't have friends, 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 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 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, as if i was a four—year—old. clive coleman reporting. this is bbc news at
five — the headlines: donald trump and kim jong—un are both in singapore ahead of the unprecedented summit in a few hours' time — between the us and north korea. 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 as financial pressures force councils to make increasingly difficult decisions. 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 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 6 year—old boy. 0ur health correspondent james gallagher reports. the death of jack adcock in 2011
is the tragic backdrop to today‘s announcement. the six—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, 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 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. 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. 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 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 0nce 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. 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. time for a look at the weather... here‘s matt taylor. very similar weather story across the uk. 0ne very similar weather story across the uk. one or two storms here and there are for others, it has been pleasa nt there are for others, it has been pleasant and warm. stunning images
in norwich. there are signs of changes ahead and the clues are in the jet stream, the atmosphere which pitches —— merkel pushes weather systems a re pitches —— merkel pushes weather systems are way. it has been absent from our shores. keeping us in warm air. through the rest of this week, this fast flowing air that separates the warm and cold storage to push towards us bringing pressure conditions, but also developing a substantial area of low pressure in the atlantic which into thursday will bring stormy weather across the north. we will return to that in a second. the storms today have been the case of one or two thunderstorms. few heavy showers this evening across scotland, a few isolated. most will fade tonight, a dry night with partly clear skies taking us into the morning. clear skies in the north, temperatures will dig down into single figures. as we go into tuesday morning. a few
changes tomorrow, notice how the cloud is drifting north to south, an indication of a cooler direction of winds. it will feel fresher. a lot more cloud in the east of. the east of scotland, and more westerly wind, highs of 21 degrees. in the west, sunshine could lead to some isolated heavy showers. high pressure in charge which keeps most of us try, moving through the night into wednesday, the morning will be the best pa rt wednesday, the morning will be the best part of the day, lots of sunshine around, could give way to cloud across england and wales. most will avoid the showers. into scotla nd will avoid the showers. into scotland and northern ireland were the brightness is replaced by cloudy conditions and potentially for the first time in weeks, the west of scotla nd first time in weeks, the west of scotland could see some rain and gusty winds. it is g7 into thursday where we see the rain push its way in and the wind starts to rattle. we could see winds gusting in excess of
40 or 50 could see winds gusting in excess of 40 or50 mph could see winds gusting in excess of 40 or 50 mph causing problems for the rush hour. most of the overnight rain will clear, a few splashes of rain, nothing too much, but across the board on thursday, it will be a blustery day for just about all and a big change from what we have seen. the winds coming in of the atlantic, keeping to average the high teens and low 20s. it will not go down the huge amount. windier weather we have not been used to. councils in england say they‘re on the brink of cutting the number of elderly people they provide with social care because of costs. the dilemma for care home managers — balancing the books, or rejecting residents who are underfunded by the council. this person has lived here since 2014. how does that make me feel, if i have to say to her we can no longer provide you with care? for care home residents, a fear for the future — and a sense of injustice. i think it's entirely determined whether you can pay or you can't. which is wrong.