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its this is bbc news. i'm rita chakrabarti. the headlines at 8pm. two big employers in britain, airbus and bmw, issue stark warnings over the slow progress of brexit negotiations. the aerospace giant says it will have to reconsider its future if there's no deal. we are very fearful of chaos at the borders and we want things to be as smooth as is. president trump threatens 20% tariffs on all european cars going into the united states — as the trade dispute escalates. mrtrump mr trump reiterates his message of securing america's borders in the last few minutes. he stood by families whose relatives have been killed by illegal immigrants. 70 years after the arrival in the uk of the first caribbean migrants on the empire windrush — a service of thanksgiving is held at westminster abbey.
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history will be made in saudi arabia this weekend when the deeply conservative kingdom lifts its decades—long ban on women driving. on news watch, victory for england in the world cup on monday, but we hear why not all bbc news viewers we re hear why not all bbc news viewers were celebrating. join us tonight at 7:45pm here on bbc news. good evening and welcome to bbc news. the aerospace giant airbus says it will reconsider its future investment in the uk, if britain leaves the eu single market and customs union without a deal. the company says the warning is not part of "project fear", but a "dawning reality". but downing street says it's confident that a good brexit deal will be put in place.
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airbus has 25 sites across the uk, employing more than 1a,000 people and contributing an estimated £7 billion to the british economy every year. their concerns today have been echoed by another major manufacturer. bmw has said uncertainty could damage the uk's car industry. our business editor simon jack's report contains flashing images. on a mission to air its fears over brexit, the boss of airbus in the uk issued a stark warning over the consequences of any interruption to their supply chains. we are very fearful there will be chaos at the borders and we want our factories to be able to operate as smoothly as possible. some politicians will say, we've heard this all before, this is scaremongering, this is a reboot of project fear? this isjust a business person sitting here today explaining the risks we've evaluated for our business. i'm not a politician. rather than project fear, this is dawning reality. this wing making factory in broughton, north wales,
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is the biggest of airbus‘ 25 uk sites and local people are worried. i've lived in broughton all my life and it would be disastrous if they went, for the community. and it's notjust airbus, it's all the suppliers that supply them isn't it, as well. airbus is not the only major manufacturer expressing concern about disruption to supplies. here at the mini factory in oxford, 270 trucks deliver millions of components every dayjust in time and in the right order to make one car every 67 seconds. mini's owner bmw, says it needs clarity on future trade and border arrangements by this summer. if we don't get clarity in the next couple of months, we have to start making those contingency plans, which means investing money in systems that we might not need, in warehouses that might not be usable in the future. effectively, making the uk automotive industry less competitive than it is in a very competitive world right now. and that is a decisive issue that ultimately could damage this industry.
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advanced manufacturing is a delicate, finely tuned business. minis may be made in the uk, but it's not as straightforward as that. when it comes to symbols of british manufacturing, it doesn't get much more iconic than this. but how british is a mini? well, the steering wheel is from romania, the front lights are from spain, the rear lights are from poland, the crankshaft is from france. and these components can go back and forth several times between here and the eu. in fact, of the components that go into this car, 60% come from the eu. you get a real picture of how it takes a continent to build a car. the government insisted it is listening to business and wants the same things from the negotiation. our intention is to avoid unnecessary frictions at the border, to avoid tariffs. we couldn't be clearer in terms of our understanding of what the economy needs
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and that is to be able to continue to operate a sophisticated, modern, just in time production system. airbus and bmw have long harboured concerns over brexit. with nine months to go before we leave the eu, those concerns have turned to alarm. simon jack, bbc news. and we'll find out how this story — and many others — are covered in tomorrow's front pages at the later time of10:50pm and 11:30pm, because of world cup coverage. this evening in the papers, our guestsjoining me tonight are jason beattie, head of politics at the daily mirror, and benedicte paviote, france 24's uk correspondent. a service of thanksgiving has taken place at westminster abbey to mark 70 years since hundreds of caribbean migrants disembarked from the ship, the empire windrush, to help rebuild post—war britain. the government continues to face criticism, after it emerged that
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some of the windrush generation and their descendants had wrongly faced deportation. adina campbell reports. gospel music. music from the kingdom gospel choir — a fitting tribute to mark 70 years since windrush migrants came over from the caribbean. more than 2000 guests were part of today's service at westminster abbey and two of them met for the very first time. you guys are the same age and from the same ship. alfred gardner and john richards, who are both 92 and from jamaica, were on empire windrush back in 1948. something like this, i mean — you know, make me feel we're still alive. and we're still doing them. everything looking right. for many, today's service has been bittersweet, following the outcry about the legal status of caribbean migrants and their families, since the windrush scandal came to light.
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the government created a mess and they've acknowledged it. i think that's the point. and having done so, what we've got to do is keep pressuring them for justice and fairness and reparation and compensation. # london is the place for me #. today at least, it's been a happy occasion, full of hope and joy, but many don't want to lose sight of those who have been deeply affected by the events in recent months. adina campbell, bbc news. in the last half an hour president trump has held a press conference where he talked about illegal immigration and the need to keep us borders strong. he introduced families whose relatives had been victims to crimes reportedly carried out by illegal immigrants. your loss will not have been in vain. we will secure our borders and
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we will make sure that they are properly taken care of eventually. the word will get out, you've got to have a safe country, we're going to have a safe country, we're going to have a safe country, we're going to have a safe country and your loved ones are going to be playing and will continue to play a big part in it. you know that, right? you know that. our north america reporter anthony zurcher is in washington. if anyone didn't get it, these are the other separated families that president trump was introducing. exactly, donald trump said it in his introductory remarks and many family members have said it, that these are people who have been permanently separated, a clear contrast to the families the trump administration officials have separated at the border after charging parents with the crime of illegally the united states and now those they seem to apply our temporary separations but donald trump time and time again is talking about the raw statistics of
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crimes committed by undocumented migrants into the united states, although i will note that studies have shown that new entries into the usa commit crime at a lower rate than the general population. interesting. what does this event show, that president trump is not going to let go of this issue? you'll bob yeah, i think it's clear this is his attempt to push back and it seems like the way that he's phrasing his arguments in favour of greater border security, a border wall, a tough stance against undocumented migration, is that it is increasing crime in the united states. people are flooding in. he had in the past talks about the economic impact that the immigrants we re economic impact that the immigrants were taking awayjobs, but it seems like strategy now that he is gauging where he can generate the most attention on this and get people the most motivated, particularly his base with the upcoming mid—term elections, is to focus on crime and safety concerns about immigration, even if, as i mentioned, the raw
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numbers aren't statistics don't hold that up. it appeared to be an emotional event as well, another talking about the really horrific death of her son —— a mother talking about the really horrific death of her son. could it be he is hitting back with something very emotional, in a way that people became very emotional at the sight and sound of little children crying because they were separated from their parents? that's a good point and it's something donald trump has used before on the campaign trail. i remember seeing him in 2016. used before on the campaign trail. i rememberseeing him in 2016. he would bring these family members up and talk about how these were stories that the media was sharing and this was trying to put a human face on the victims of crime and say, here's an example, a real—life example, of what's happening with undocumented migration, and reasoning that any person who comes into the country and commits a crime, it's a crime that shouldn't have happened and that a tough border with a wall and increased
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border with a wall and increased border security down on illegal immigration, would reduce that any number over zero would be a tragedy. many thanks, our correspondent anthony xhaka. president trump has threatened to impose a 20 percent tariff on all cars imported from the european union — as the transatlantic trade war heats up. shares in european car makers fell sharply this afternoon after the president made the threat on twitter. the eu has just imposed tariffs on a range of american food stuffs and goods — in response to us tariffs on aluminium and steel. and our correspondent in brussels, damian grammaticas explained how the row could escalate. what we have is a tweet, if residential tweet, so is still a long way from something being implemented, but the threat is there from donald trump, saying that based on the tariffs and barriers long in place from the european union, if
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these are not soon broken down we will place a 20% tariff on all of their cars coming to the us. now this has been brewing for a bit. donald trump has talked about this, about imposing tariffs on european and other cars from japan and elsewhere. there is a very, very big market here. most, i have to say of the imports to america, are not european, they are japanese and others, so about half, sorry, about 500,000 german cars going to america, that's a very big market for germany, second only to china, and donald trump threatening to follow through. if he does, and if this is his chosen path to escalate things given the eu's imposition of ta riffs things given the eu's imposition of tariffs today, then we could be heading for a very, very painful period of tariffs, yes. our correspondent, damian grammaticas. let's go back to our main story about airbus and the warning it
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could leave the uk. joining me now from lancaster is geraintjohnes, professor of economics at lancaster university. very worried boss of airbus our airwaves today, business seems to have been relatively quiet about the whole brexit process and the impact it might have on them. why have they chosen now to speak out? well, it's two years chosen now to speak out? well, it's two yea rs tomorrow chosen now to speak out? well, it's two years tomorrow since the date of the referendum and we really are no further on knowing what the government wants in its negotiations with the european union in terms of how we're going to brexit, so there are various types of brexit that could happen and airbus is expressing its concern that we don't know, there's so much uncertainty still there. the first of the alternative alternatives that they consider is the possibility that we still might get no deal, and at the end of march next year we fall off a
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cliff and that leaves them with their complex supply chains in a very vulnerable position come across as they manufacture landing gear or wings or any other components of their aircraft, they've got parts that are moving from country to country, across borders, and if any of those parts get held up that really messes up theirjust—in—time manufacturing processes and they stand to lose up to £1 billion, £1 billion per week, as a consequence of that. so they are very concerned about the possible to govern no deal, which they describe as catastrophic. also concerned about what kind of brexit might happen if we do get a deal. that could prove very costly to them as well. that is a huge amount of money that they face losing. should there be no deal. people who are brexit supporters will say well, look, this is just project fear all over again. is there a political motive to this
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sort of speaking out? look, this is project reality. this is what is going to happen to many manufacturing business in particular, many businesses right across the economy. it is particularly serious, i think, in a complex business such as airbus, we've got supply chains that cross the borders and where products passed through the borders multiple times in the construction of what really is a very convex product. and so really is a very convex product. and so they are really concerned that we should maintain the customs union, and they talk also about having a harmonised regular eatery framework which essentially means that they need, in orderfor their business which essentially means that they need, in order for their business to continue unaffected, they need to have single market facilities, certainly within their sector in manufacturing. 0k, we'll have to leave it there. many thanks for your time. you're welcome. the headlines on bbc news.
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airbus and bmw issues stark warnings over the slow progress of brexit negotiations. the aerospace giant says it will have to reconsider its future if there is no deal. president trump re—iterates his message of securing america's borders. at a press conference he stood by whose relatives had been victims to crimes reportedly carried out by illegal immigrants. sport now...and for a full round up, from the bbc sport centre, here's holly. good evening. we begin of course in russia where we're half way through the group stages of this year's world cup..
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we've had plenty of drama already today — more of that in just a moment but right now it's switzerland v serbia at the kaliningrad stadium where it's1—1 currently. it was the serbians who opened the scoring with a header from aleksandar mitrovic. but the swiss equalised a short time ago with a strike from granit xhaka. a win for serbia tonight would guarantee them a place in the last 16. in the same group brazil's campaign has finally got some momentum. they beat costa rica 2—0 in st petersburg. the reult means that brazil's fate in now in their own hands, although they had to wait until very late in the match to secure the win. defeat means costa rica won't make it past the group stage. nick parrott reports. its football's greatest stage, but many of its star names have so far failed to live up to their billing. take neymar. he scores a goal every other game for brazil, but failed to win their opening match. he would probably have scored this, but what the cost to costa rican midfielder is not quite as prolific. brazil's
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wastefulness and the central americans' doggie descending melody only shot on target in the first half fell to defender. not enough to beat his real madrid team—mate. hero was needed. neymar expected it to be him, after being brought down for the umpteenth time, but after inspecting replays the referee changed his mind. that appeared to break neymar‘s spirit. as moments later he was booked for dissent. as the game wore on it almost descended into farce. brazil accusing the costa rica ns into farce. brazil accusing the costa ricans of playacting. it was almost slapstick stuff. but there was time for major drama. 90 minutes was time for major drama. 90 minutes was already up when coutinho struck for the second match in a row, prompting unrestrained joy and relief in equal measure. brazil had so relief in equal measure. brazil had so nearly taken a tumble, but there was more gloss to come before the finish. in the 97th minute the world's most expensive player finally came good, prompting a torrent of tears up the final whistle. the favourites and neymar
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are finally firing. well earlier in group d argentina's fading hopes of reaching the knock out stage were given a boost because nigeria beat iceland 2—0 in volgograd. it was fairly insipid in the first half but nigeria went ahead after a lightning break which was finished superbly by leicester city's ahmed musa. the super eagles were the more dangerous side after the break and musa hit the bar before scoring his second. iceland also missed a late penalty. so that result really has thrown group d wide open — croatia lead on six points and are through, but nigeria are now in the box seat for second place — they may still need to beat argentina though, depending on how iceland get on against croatia in the final matches on tuesday. argentina have to beat nigeria and also better iceland's result againts croatia. if both win, then it could be decided on goal difference or goals scored. away from the world cup now
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and andy murray has accepted a wild card invitation to play at a wimbledon warm up event at eastbourne next week as he continues his comeback after almost a year out with a hip injury. murray made his return at queen's club earlier this week and played three sets before losing to nick kyrgios. murray had surgery on his right hip injanuary and has since fallen to 156th in the world rankings. the wimbledon championship starts on 2nd july. elsewhere, novak djokovic eased to a straight sets win over france's adrian mannarino, to qualify for the semi—finals of the queen's club championship. the serbian trailed mannarino in the first set but came back with a dominant performance, winning 7—5, 6—1. djokovic will face france's jeremy chardy in the last four. number one seed marin cilic is also through to the semi finals.
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last year's wimbledon runner—up beat sam querrey in straight sets. cilic will face nick kyrgios in the last four. finally racing and the favourite alpha centauri has won the day's big race at royal ascot, the coronation stakes — and in brilliant fashion. the big fillies race of the meeting was never in doubt once alpha centauri started her run for home. she was ridden by colm o'donoghue and trained byjessie harrington, more known for her success injump racing. alpha centauri eventually came home six lengths in front of the field to follow her victory in the irish 1,000 guineas. that's all the sport for now. you can find more on all those stories on the bbc sport website. also the latest from the world cup. i'll have more you in
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sportsday at 10:40pm. the church of england should carry out a fresh review of alleged child sexual abuse cases in seven dioceses. that's according to sir roger singleton, the author of a highly critical report into the way the church handled a review of abuse cases, in 2010. sir roger's report has just been published, several weeks earlier than planned, following an investigation by the bbc. he found that the church had botched its inquiry — it discovered just 13 cases of abuse, despite reviewing more than 40,000 files. donna birrell reports. the church of england's handling of sexual abuse claims is under intense scrutiny. survivors claim failures by the church to accurately record the number of abuse allegations in 2010 may have led to abusers continuing unchecked, and they claimed most survivors were denied the chance to give evidence. the response from the church to survivors, i think, has been wholly inadequate. i think there has been a sense of paralysis, almost,
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on the part of the church, of not quite knowing how to deal with it. of seeing the survivors as the problem. in his report this morning, sir roger singleton said the 2010 past cases review failed to reflect the true extent of the issues which needed to be addressed and that it wasn't completely comprehensive. in other words, the church's mishandling of the past cases review may have enabled abuse to continue? it may have done. i have to say, there is little evidence that we found to suggest that has happened but i agree that is a possibility. it comes as iicsa, an independent inquiry, is currently looking at the way the anglican church handled abuse claims. it's seen e—mails showing discussions and disagreements within the church about which cases should be recorded. other documents highlight serious cases which didn't make it through to the final report, after confusion about the criteria of who to include. alleged cases left out included
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a cleric who was addicted to pornography, and another said to have an obsessional interest in satanic ritual abuse. we've found no evidence whatsoever of a deliberate intention on the part of the church to mislead. however, what the church did do was that it narrowed the criteria for reporting in a way which didn't communicate the full nature of the concerns. the church said criticisms have been taken very seriously and acted upon. just this morning, it's announced new proposals to improve its safeguarding, including an independently chaired survivors‘ panel, and a look at options to redress past cases. donna birrell, bbc news. creditors have backed plans by the department store chain house of fraser to close more than half its stores —
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as part of a rescue deal. high street landlords were unhappy with the plan, because they will have to shoulder the burden of financial losses — but they were outvoted. the retailer will now go ahead and shut 31 of its 59 shops nationwide and impose significant rent cuts on 10 others that it intends to keep. up to 6,000 jobs will go as a result of the closures. joining me is dan simms, a director in the retail team at colliers international, which is a property consultancy. thank you forjoining us this evening. the arrangement by which this was done, a company voluntary arrangements, has left landlords very unhappy. how do these arrangements work? yes, you're absolutely right, good evening. they have been very unhappy with this process. the main problem with it is that the voting is available in all
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classes of creditor, even though it's a very narrowly property focused agreement, so all sorts of creditors can vote, even though they're not going to be directly affected by it. who are they? connected to the property industry. so who are the other creditors? you bobbing other creditors would be debt holders and suppliers, anybody money owed money overall by the house of fraser group. it's in their interests to see a deal done but it's to the detriment of landlords? that is right and it's the narrow focus of these agreements bodin at the landlords that is of most concern to the property industry and property landlords at the moment. how have these arrangements come about? because they are relatively new. the (sa industry has been around for a long time and it's been used in all sorts of industries and for all sorts of reasons and if it's used correctly it can be a very good way to provide a company with a
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better future, if it's used properly and appropriately. the concern this year is the way they are being used specifically the property industry and retail industry is it's a much narrower focus and it's not a fair result. interesting. so where do you think this does leave house of fraser with its remaining stores? does it lead to fit in better health? well, it certainly leaves them ina health? well, it certainly leaves them in a much smaller estate. they will have dropped half their story state, so that's an unprecedented amount to lose in a single cva. they area amount to lose in a single cva. they are a much smaller group. they will have dropped some of the debts but there are still major questions over there are still major questions over the viability of house of fraser going forward, particularly given the ownership structure and the store performance is really quite an opaque picture at the moment. 0k, we're going to have to leave it there. dan simmons, many thanks for your time. time for a look of the weather, tomasz schafernaker. is not going to be too hot this
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weekend, lots of sunshine on the way. the north of the country is a bit more cloudy. this is the satellite image from the last 12 hours also want to write a bit more cloud across the north but for many of us clear skies and once again to bridges will take a bit of a dip full stop it won't be as chilly as this morning. i think temperatures in towns and cities will be around 8-10 in towns and cities will be around 8—10 for most of us. it starts off sunny and pleasant fresh weather out there. through the course of the afternoon perhaps a little bit of light rain or drizzle in the very far north—west of scotland. other than that it's a beautiful sunny day, with a few specks of fair weather cloud across much of england, wales and northern ireland. further north in scotland a bit more hazy and through the course of a weekend into next week temperatures keep on creeping up. you might hit 30 celsius. this is bbc news, our latest headlines. two big employers in britain, airbus and bmw, issue stark warnings over the slow progress
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of brexit negotiations. the aerospace giant says it will have to reconsider its future if there's no deal. we are very fearful there'll be chaos at the borders, and we will wa nt chaos at the borders, and we will want our factors operate as smoothly as possible. president trump threatens 20% tariffs on all european cars going into the united states, as the trade dispute escalates. donald trump has also re—iterated his message of securing america's borders. at a press conference, he stood by families whose relatives had been victims to crimes reportedly carried out by illegal immigrants. 70 years after the arrival in the uk of the first caribbean migrants on the empire windrush, a service of thanksgiving is held at westminster abbey. history will be made in saudi arabia on sunday when the deeply conservative kingdom lifts its decades—long
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ban on women driving. human rights campaigners say it's a small step in the right direction, which is long overdue, but they say the move comes amid an unrelenting crackdown on human rights. from riyadh, orla guerin reports. so we have a roundabout up ahead... finally, in the driving seat. saudi women, still fully covered, but preparing to hit the open road. this tutor, who has spent years in the uk, provides plenty of reassurance. everyone is terrified from roundabouts. remember? yeah. you were terrified. now you can do it, it's easy. well, the instructors here tell us there is a waiting list at this driving school, so many women are anxious to come here so they can finally get on the road. this is a very new image of saudi arabia, having women at the wheel, and it's a picture the authorities are happy for the world to see, but change here is tightly controlled. it's directed from the top and it's
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the authorities who set the pace. especially the crown prince, mohammed bin salman, whose image is hard to miss here. he's a self—styled reformer, but critics say, hidden from view, there's a darker picture. leading campaigners like loujain al—hathloul, seen here daring to break the driving ban, are now behind bars, not behind the wheel. they were rounded up last month. this should have been a moment of celebration. instead, it is a bittersweet moment for the women's rights activists who have been fighting for this reform for almost three decades. they remain now behind bars, silenced or enforced into self—exile. so this is not the biggest one? but many saudi women are focused on new freedom, and some on new wheels, like nadiya. it spells nice, the
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leather smells nice. when car shopping in the past, she only checked out the back seat. every time i bought a car, i had a tear in my eye thinking, oh my god, i'm going to be driving it, it's the driver who's going to have the first step on it, and that kind of used to break my heart, because it's my money, it's my car. i want to be able to be the first one to drive it out from the showroom back to the house. but that never happened, and now it's happening. the change here is not cosmetic, it's aimed at getting more women into the workforce and boosting the oil reliant economy. but saudi women hope it will also fuel the slow move towards equality. orla guerin, bbc news, riyadh. ‘a storm in a teacup'. that's what boris becker has called a new row over whether his diplomatic passport for the central african
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republic is genuine. the tennis star, declared bankrupt last year, is being pursued in the high court in london. his lawyers are claiming he has immunity from proceedings because of his diplomatic status. but now the republic's foreign minister says the passport is a fake. james robbins reports. he's done! astonishing scenes 33 summers ago. at 17, boris becker became the youngest wimbledon champion ever. here's a man who has made a champion ever. here's a man who has madeafair champion ever. here's a man who has made a fair east —— very story come true. in 1985, boris becker made his first million. but fast—forward to last year, and he was declared bankrupt. then in april this year, the tennis star was photographed with the president of the central african republic. boris becker announced his appointment as a diplomat, the country's sport and cultural attach to the u —— eu. his lawyers claim that his new
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diplomatic passport gives him immunity from court proceedings. but now, the country's foreign minister is claiming that passport is a fake. translation: the signature of the minister at the bottom of the passport is not genuine. and the seal stamp of the ministry on the passport is not the right one. therefore based on that, we immediately conclude that this is a false passport. but the former champion rejects that. boris becker has told andrew marr...|j champion rejects that. boris becker has told andrew marr. .. i have received this passport from the ambassador, i have spoken to the president on many occasions, it was an official inauguration. i believe the documents they've given me must be real. and responding to a new threat by the central african republic dexter died him to stand trial... i will visit the capital soon and speaking to people about how we can move forward and solve this misunderstanding and confusion.
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this was wimbledon last year.l 35—year—old donna knitting tennis... boris becker the commentator insists he'll be back there next month as usual. james robbins, bbc news. "we were just doing ourjob". the words of the two police officers who were first on the scene of the salisbury nerve agent attack. they were called to help sergei and yulia skripal, who they found on a park bench. the officers, along with detective sergeant nick bailey, today met prince charles and the duchess of cornwall, who were in the city to thank the emergency services and others caught up in the aftermath. peter cooke reports. a message to the world that salisbury is safe and open for business. today, the duke and duchess of cornwall walked through the area where sergei skripal and his daughter yulia were found in march. after greeting hundreds of well—wishers, they spent time with those closest to the nerve agent attack and for the first time we heard from the officers who were first on the same. —— on the scene. a routine call to a couple slumped
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on a bench, that is not out of the ordinary and then from arriving until now, it got bigger and bigger. it definitely was not what we expected. we did what any of our colleagues would have done. we try and make sure that everyone is safe and try and save lives if we can. we did what anyone else would have done. officials were at pains to say that the city is on the road to recovery, but six sides remain behind gordon is understood to be decontaminated. —— behind cordons. the visit today will provide a boost to the local economy. it has been really quiet since this happened. hopefully it will give it a boost for the summer. hundreds of specialists are still investigating this attack and today the city was able to show, it is slowly getting back to normal. a claim challenging the government's policy on recording a person's sex on passports has been refused at the high court. the claimant, christie elan—cane, wants a passport with an x
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rather than m or f, and says the policy requiring people to indicate whether they're male or female is discriminatory. it's already possible for people who are transgender to have their sex recorded differently on a passport, but an x option is not allowed. a former soldier who was the only living holder of the victoria cross from the korean war, died yesterday at the age of 90. bill speakman, from altringham in cheshire, wasjust 2a in 1951, when he fought off 600 chinese and north korean soldiers for more than four hours. naomi cornwell has been looking back at his life. arriving 2a hours from north korea, bill speakman return from korea is a humble hero. we'll fight together but somehow or other, you do something extra, someone sees you do it. november4,1951, his unit
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cornered, he repulsed chinese and north korean attackers, in hand combat, holding off attacks until reinforcements arrived. we were greatly outnumbered and it was kill or be killed or taken prisoner, but we had to hold it. and so we just bought. wejust did ourjob. he proved himself a born leader. meanwhile, in altrincham, the neighbours help to get his home ready. it is a big day to welcome the local boy. i want to express my feelings for this today. there's one thing i can say, thank you. thanks a lot. his bravery earned him the victoria cross. it was the queen's first investiture as the new monarch. seldom has such a high honour been so modestly as by bill speakman. three years ago he returned to south korea to donate his medals
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to the south korean people. they can have my medal for future generations to look at and see what it is all about. we are not looking for glory, i think it is the sensible thing to do. it is my way of showing you that i love you and i love being here and it is just my way of saying, remember me being here. he said he wanted his ashes scattered in south korea, the land and people he defended. naomi cornwell reporting there. not everyone is as obsessed with the twists and turns of the brexit process as we might be here on the news channel, and indeed some might be a little confused, like hayley hughes, a contestant on the itv show love island. while she was on the show,
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she asked if brexit meant there wouldn't be trees any more, admitting she didn't know too much about our departure from the eu. but now hayley has had her chance to quiz our man in brussels, adam fleming to find out what it's all about, on today's edition of the bbc‘s daily politics. ido care i do care about price it, ijust don't understand it. hopefully adam will help me. fire way, ask them. in a nutshell, what is brexit? brexit is the process where the uk will lead the european union, which currently has 28 members. and after the uk at least, there'll be 27 of them. but you can'tjust the uk at least, there'll be 27 of them. but you can't just walk out them. but you can't just walk out the door, there are lots of loose ends to be tied up, and that's what they're doing now. they're having negotiations and talks about how to tie up those loose ends. once those talks are finished, we will have another set of discussions about what the future relationship between the eu and the uk will look like
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well after brexit. so brexit isjust the name of the process and everything that entails. how will it affect my life and everybody else's? barry blackley. let adam do it. the easy answer is it depends, because it depends on what you do in your life and what job you do, where you go, what you want to do in the future. and also depends on what it is actually agreed by the two sides, andl is actually agreed by the two sides, and i along well. the main thing is that it looks like there might a transition period. so after march of next year when the uk officially leaves, they've done a deal with the eu, and most things in daily life will stay the same until the end of december 20 will stay the same until the end of december20 20. so will stay the same until the end of december 20 20. so it might not affect her life at all for quite some time. how's he doing? do understand he's saying? yeah, i
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understand. governor the question. i have another question. will it make things more expensive? that also depends, because some people would say things are already more expensive because it's affected the numberof euros expensive because it's affected the number of euros that the pound can buy. so if you do go on holiday, it might be more expensive because of the change of the exchange rate. people say it comes into loads of obligated things, like what kind of trade deal do we get with you? and what happens to the uk economy as a result, what happens to the rest of the world's economy? the problem is there are so many factors going into what the cost of things are that it's kind of impossible for me to say, although you talk to people like nigel, they would have only have a few. it would take about four days to tell you. what about a question on something out of my know less about, like love island? asking about the programme. who's your favourite couple in love? i've lost track of who is coupled up with you,
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but i obviously have to say that if adam were to win, that would be good for adams everywhere, apart from the fa ct for adams everywhere, apart from the fact that some people think he's a bit evil. i think he met his match there. the headlines on bbc news. the aerospace giant airbus says it will have to reconsider its uk future if there‘s a ‘no deal‘ brexit. president trump threatens 20% tariffs on all european cars going into the united states. and he re—iterates his message of securing america‘s borders at a press conference victims of crimes reportedly committed by illegal immigrants. in the united states, this is how the doubt and the nasdaq are getting on. now it‘s time for newswatch with samira ahmed. hello and welcome to news watch.
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victory for england in the world cup on monday, but we hear why not all bbc news viewers were celebrating. and newsnight‘s emily make cliff has a run—in with a german politician. but first —— the first full week of the world cup divided the nation, into happy and often excited fans, and disgruntled and often angry nonindigenous. many of the latter felt the tv schedules and news outlets were being taken over by football, with
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