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eu nationals should be subject to the same immigration rules as everybody else after brexit. a report likely to influence post—brexit policy also suggests a cap on the numbers of skilled workers from outside the eu should be lifted. the problem with free movement is that you don't have control over the number of migrants and you don't have control on the mix of migrants. so we think that if migration is managed, there is a way in which it can accentuate the benefits and mitigate the costs. a warning from police chiefs that a no—deal brexit will make it harder for them to protect uk citizens. analysis from our assisted political editor norman smith, and as theresa may prepares for crucial meeting with european partners, we will be live in brussels. also, the united states has imposed more tariffs on chinese imports and threatened further measures in beijing retaliates. two sas soldiers in charge of march
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in which three reservists died had been acquitted of negligence. and afairy been acquitted of negligence. and a fairy tale hollywood ending at the emmys. you wonder why i don't like to call you my girlfriend... because i want to call you my wife. cheering and applause and coming up on bbc news: arsenal's chief executive will leave the club at the end of the month. ivan gazidis willjoin the italian giants ac milan. good afternoon and welcome to the bbc news at one. immigration was one of the issues in the brexit referendum and today, a report by god meant advisers say eu nationals should be subject to the same in immigration rules as everybody else
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after brexit is that as part of a trade deal with brussels. the migration advisory committee says it should be made easierfor highly skilled workers to come to the uk and a cap numbers of skilled workers from outside the eu should be lifted. the report is expected to guide future government policy on immigration. our correspondent has this. immigration is at the heart of the brexit debate and here is the question. how should britain control eu numb —— migration after we leave? the answer to that could be critical to this government company in north london. 80% of the machinists from eastern europe. there are 90 employees and the boss wants another 50 but only the eu can supply the expertise they need. they are the ones that are already skilled. in their country, they do years of training, experience and it is really highly regarded as a craft. they are absolute masters of their
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profession. and it doesn't have the same standing as a career in the uk. today's report says migrant workers have little or no impact on those born in the uk. in terms of wages or job opportunities. but it does say some migrants are more beneficial to britain than us. it says in future, eu citizens should not be given preferential access to the uk over the migrants. but it does recommend making it easier for higher skilled workers to come in and lifting a cap on those from outside the eu. while those who are lowest skilled, it says, should face restrictions. the problem with free movement is that you don't have control over the number of migrants and you don't have control on the mix of migrants. so we think that if migration is managed, there is a way in which it can accentuate the benefits and mitigate the costs. the proposals to restrict lowest
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skilled workers will sound alarm bells in many sectors of the uk economy. they are a staple of the british fruit picking industry and the report says that maybe one area that does need a bespoke migration process. but the hospitality industry says it needs 200,000 eu workers every year just to fill the current demand. if adopted, today's report could mean big changes for many british businesses. we need people with university degrees and we need people with intermediate skills, technicians and lavatories, you can help to build the homes we need for future generations —— technicians in laboratories. the prime minister has suggested it is time to end the double standard in migration from the eu and outside with one harmonised policy, but how high should the barriers to the uk beef forforeign high should the barriers to the uk beef for foreign workers who want jobs here? this report should help the government get an answer to
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that. was go to alice —— our assisted political editor norman smith in westminster, how is theresa may likely to react to this?” westminster, how is theresa may likely to react to this? i expect she will not ahead to much in this report but making it happen is another thing. why? because brexit and the brexit negotiations and the committee acknowledged that. in order to secure her chequers deal, mrs may will have to make further concessions. she has already signalled she could make more compromises. 0ne signalled she could make more compromises. one area where her critics believe she will be forced to give ground is over this crucial area of freedom of movement. in other words, she could be forced to allow eu migrants some form of preferential treatment in order to secure that trade deal. secondly, she is already facing a backlash from business on the warpath over moves to stop low skilled migration, warning about the impact on construction, social care sector,
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hospitality, catering. so although mrs may might say she agrees with a lot in this report, actually delivering on it is another thing altogether. thank you very much. since the referendum, the number of people coming to the uk from eastern europe has dropped automatically and in the first three months of this year, more left the uk than arrived. steph mcgovern has spoken to polish migrants here and in the capital, warsaw, to find out why so many are choosing to move back. warsaw, the polish capital. with a booming economy and wages growing 7% this year, there are lots of things to tempt back thei million poles living in the uk. there are lots of industries doing well here. so your traditional ones like manufacturing and agriculture, but also, things like financial services and tech companies too. i'm off to meet 0livia, who'sjust moved back here from the uk. i see the change. i see the new buildings, restaurants, shops.
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did you ever consider staying in the uk? yeah, let's say, i spent there one year and i loved london. it's a beautiful city. i was considering but, still, i think thatjob opportunities here for me are better in warsaw. now, since the referendum, the number of people coming to the uk from poland has fallen fast. in fact, in the first three months of this year, more people left the uk than arrived, and it's the first time we've seen that happen since poland joined the eu. unemployment in poland is at a record low. in fact, there are a lot ofjob vacancies, so the government is trying to encourage more people to come back here, so they're offering lots of incentives. things like benefits for young families. back in the uk, coventry has been twinned with warsaw since 1957. so what do the polish people
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here think about going back? i've already discussed it with my husband and my friends and ijust, we just decided to stay here because we've got everything here. we've got our life here, we've got a house here, we've got friends here. have any of you ever thought about going back to poland? well, yes, first of all after the brexit result. brexit, yeah. after the result. but when my sister came to the uk, we went to a restaurant and some guy just poked in and asked us to speak in english because because we are in england. yes. that must make you feel, like, so frustrated and upset. i think it makes us feel unneeded in this country, that's why we are thinking about other options. what are your thoughts
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on how poland's doing now? well, yes. so, the economy is developing, but i think the quality of life is still not improving as fast as the economy. maybe the salaries are a little bit better, but still much lower than other european countries. there are lots of polish people who see great opportunities here. maciej works at one of the region's engineering companies. the coventry area has a very rich history, in terms of automotive design, engineering and research and development. do you think you have more opportunities here than you would have in poland, for what you want to do? i wouldn't be able to do the same things back in poland as i do here. for the polish migrants who've made a life in the uk, there's clearly a pull in both directions, as the country they left behind has seen an economic transformation. opportunities and wages are growing, but there's still a lot of catching up to do. and with a polish right—wing government, some migrants here feel like going back is still not an option. steph mcgovern, bbc news. well, you're's biggest port has
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warned companies are not doing enough to prepare for a no—deal brexit. bless your's. rotterdam in the netherlands is recruiting custom stuff to deal with the extra checks required if the uk leaves the eu without a trade agreement. we joined customs officials on a ship in the port of rotterdam to find out how they are getting ready for brexit. according to the imf, the netherlands is one of the countries set to be most affected by a no—deal brexit. so why are the ripples so powerful here? well, it's partly an issue of proximity. the uk is just a few hundred kilometres away. the netherlands is the main continental trade partner of the uk, and rotterdam is doing the largest chunk of this. well, the companies trading through the port of rotterdam, please prepare for the brexit. this media voyage was ostensibly arranged to show how a no deal would affect the free flow of goods. there is this horrible image
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of tulips, backed up in trucks, wilting at the border. do you think those nightmares are going to come true? well, it will take time to do this. yes, it will have an enormous impact on the trade of these fresh goods, yes. the dutch have a motto you'll hear in most trade—related conversations regarding brexit. hoop voor de beste voorbereiden op het ergste. it means — hope for the best, prepare for the worst. and that's exactly what we're witnessing here. our biggest fear is not being prepared. is that we're working on being prepared for that, but that trade in not only the netherlands, but the whole of the eu, currently the eu and the uk, are not up to that. while trade with the uk is valuable, the economic and political
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functioning of the eu is even more critical for a dutch government acutely aware that any cherries offered to its british allies would undoubtedly sweeten the appeal of its eurosceptic rivals back home. anna holligan, bbc news, rotterdam. tomorrow, theresa may will travel to salzburg in austria to make a pitch to fellow eu leaders to back her chequers proposal. european council president donald tusk has warned there is still a risk talks, collapse. adam fleming is in brussels now. theresa may will get an ok welcome when she arrives in salzburg in austria tomorrow because no one in brussels wants to cause any problems for her before the tory party conference in a couple of weeks' time. we have a good idea how brexit will play out at this meeting from
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the letter donald tusk sent to the 27 eu leaders today, they will meet on thursday at lunchtime without theresa may and have a discussion about the shape of the future relationship, the first time they have talked about that in ages. then they will talk about the endgame is they will talk about the endgame is the negotiations on to their final phase, and decide whether to have an emergency brexit summit in mid—november to wrap everything up. and there will be a really strong reminder that there has to be progress on the northern irish border or there is no deal. the situation which european council president donald tusk signs of his letter by saying would be a catastrophe. there will be quite a lot of talking, quite a lot of lovely scenery in salzburg but any real progress will be in a couple of weeks' time. thank you very much. senior police officers here say a hard brexit could mean losing access to up to a0 european systems used by forces across britain. 0fficers european systems used by forces across britain. officers say falling back on slow alternatives will make it much harder to protect uk citizens. 0ur
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it much harder to protect uk citizens. our home affairs correspondentjoins us now. yes, these vital tools used by police forces on a daily basis two examples. the schengen information system. accessed by british officers on british streets 539 million times last year. the european arrest warrant which britain uses to extradite criminals. the alternatives to that would take ten times longer, according to police chiefs this morning. they would for example make it harder to stop and arrest the suspects in the salisbury poisoning. the general view here was that all these tools help make police more effective and they are not as good as the alternatives. the general point was it will make it harder to keep british people safe. and one senior officer said that impaired with the millennium bug, that computer problem in 2,000 we thought might bring the world to a halt, he said he would rather be dealing with that than this. thank you very much. we will be
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reporting on brexit six months to go and if you are still confused by any brexit terms, take a look at our jargon buster on the bbc news website. 0ur our top story... a new report says eu and national should be subject to the same immigration rules as eve ryo ne the same immigration rules as everyone else up to brexit. -- eu everyone else up to brexit. —— eu nationals. little britain, a page rhetoric paradise or a red tape nightmare? we will hear from an expat who has been told by german authorities to get his tank of his lawn. 0n lawn. on bbc lawn. 0n bbc news, formula i signs a new £100 million 0n bbc news, formula 1 signs a new £100 million deal to bring gambling sponsorship to f1 tracks around the world. the trade war between the us and china has stepped up a gear, with washington imposing tariffs on
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thousands more chinese products. the levees affect goods worth $200 billion. president trump said china was unwilling to change what he described as unfair trade practices. beijing warned it will retaliate with the us says it is ready, as karishma vaswani reports. this is how china has become rich over the last four decades, making everything from toys to circuit boards for the rest of the world. 0ne boards for the rest of the world. one of its biggest customers, the united states. but now almost half of everything china makes and sells to the us will be covered under the latest tariffs. president trump says this is his way of levelling the playing field. it should have been done many years ago, should have been done by other presidents and it isa been done by other presidents and it is a disgrace it was not.
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american companies also manufacture products in china and in a nod to their concerns, things like smart watches and bluetooth equipment have been left off trump's tariff list. china says it has no choice but to defend itself. translation: china has to retaliate against us measures to firmly defend our legitimate rights and interests and safeguard the global free trade order. china ‘s in middle classes are a big market for american products, which has kept us businesses in china. that is what they are worried about losing because of the trade war. for china it is the future at stake. it was moving away from the old model of growth into hi—tech industries, but the trade tensions could hurt china's ability to get the technologies it needs. ultimately that would also hurt america. somebody has phrased this, it is like a husband and wife, they can quarrel but they cannot divorce, because you have children, your babies, the multinationals in those countries, the investment, they will
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be settled for decades. when two giants clash the rest of us are caught in the middle. the bigger damage the trade war could do is to the global economy and business confidence at a time when the world could do with more certainty, not less. two members of the sas have been acquitted of negligence in connection with the march in the brecon beacons in july connection with the march in the brecon beacons injuly 2013th in which three reservists died. duncan kennedy was in court in bulford. duncan? james dunsby, edward maher and craig roberts were on a 16 mile exercise to try to qualify for joining the sas. that day injuly 2013, temperatures approach nearly 30 celsius and each man was carrying a backpack with £50—macro of rocks inside. all three men collapse later, two died that day, another died weeks later as a combination of heat stroke and organ failure. the
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men who organise the course were charged with negligence. the prosecution said they failed to carry out sufficient risk assessment and did not have a rescue plan. but thejudge decided that and did not have a rescue plan. but the judge decided that was not the case and ordered the jury to throw the case out and find the defendant not guilty. thejudge the case out and find the defendant not guilty. the judge said the men only did what previous people who had organised the exercises had done, the realfault lay in the systemic failures of the british military. in the past half—hour or so, the ministry of defence has issued a statement on this, saying they pass on their condolences to they pass on their condolences to the families of the three men and say they have brought in changes to make sure this kind of accidents never happens again. the families themselves have challenge that and say there is still a possibility this could happen because not enough changes have been brought in by the authorities. thank you, duncan kennedy. russia says syrian forces shot down one of its reconnaissance planes by the
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state, killing all 15 crew on board. moscow blamed israel for the downing of the plane over the mediterranean yesterday, saying israeli jets were using the plane as cover while carrying out air strikes in syria. a doctor at a bill in hospital says it is very likely that a member of the russian protest group pussy riot was poisoned. he was involved in an anti—kremlin protest at the world cup earlier in the year. he fell ill in moscow earlier this week after testifying in a court case. lib dem leader sir vince cable has called for a public vote on the final brexit deal. speaking in brighton, servants warned that fundamentalists in the conservative party were determined to take britain out of the eu, no matter what economic damage it caused. 0ur political correspondentjonathan blake is at the conference. the lib dems have struggled to be heard recently, with only 12 mps and limited support in opinion polls.
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brexit is one issue where they can really set themselves apart from the other two main parties, they have told anyone who will listen at their conference in brighton that brexit isa conference in brighton that brexit is a bad idea which must be stopped and the leader, sir vince cable, will use his big speech to party members this afternoon to set out his argument for why brexit would be so bad for the uk. he will call for a public vote on the final deal and describe brexit as an erotic spasm. he was asked to explain exactly what he meant by that this morning. well, it's a colourful metaphor. the basic point i'm making — the point of substance — is that, you know, there are people who are absolutely committed to taking britain out of the european union on any terms or no terms at all, even if it causes immense damage. and that's one of the reasons why we believe that at the end of the process, when we know what theresa may's negotiated or not negotiated, the public should have a chance to say "this is what we want, or we remain where we are in the european union." in his speech, sir vince cable will
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say that deep down theresa may knows brexit is a bad idea and will call on her too, as he puts it, open her mind toa on her too, as he puts it, open her mind to a public vote on the final brexit deal. the trouble for the lib dems is the government have ruled that out under any circumstances, but it is now one over for them to be heard on this issue. time is running out for the brexit process, and for vince cable, who says he will stand down before the next election. the leaders of north and south korea are meeting for talks in pyongyang aimed at establishing a lasting peace across the peninsula. it is thought they could pave the way for a second summit between kim jong—un and president trump. laura bicker reports. this summit began where the last one left off — with a warm hug and a handshake. the leaders of these two countries, which are technically still at war, greeted one another like old friends. and for this chosen north korean girl, she got a hug from a president she probably never dreamed would set foot in her country. moonjae—in took time
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with the carefully—arranged crowds. they were dressed in their best to welcome this son of north korean refugees. more choreography was to come. tens of thousands lined the streets as the leaders' motorcade made its way through the city. their shout means "0ne korea," a cry for reunification. but president moon can't enjoy this moment for too long. he has a lot of work to do. away from the cheering masses, he must persuade kimjong—un to take steps to disarm. i think the most important thing is that the progress of the last year needs to keep going forward. we cannot ever go back to another situation of fire and fury, of kim jong—un threatening to send missiles near guam. we might not escape that situation as lucky as we did last year. no crowds came to watch the summit
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in seoul. there is only a passing interest in this third meeting. unemployment here is on the rise and president moon's high ratings are falling. many in the world are still watching. they know president moon has to gets detailed plans from kim jong—un about denuclearisation. the time for north korea to show their hand is now, if they are serious about disarming, otherwise these summits could be dismissed as glossy photo ups. moonjae—in has three days to make a difference, both to the peace process and his own political career. laura bicker, bbc news, seoul. there has been successful british stars at the emmys, america plasma biggest television awards, with claire foy and thandie newton picking up prizes. it was —— it was an american director with a surprise
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proposal who stole the show, as james cook reports. ladies and gentlemen, checking every box, please welcome the one of each dancers! the show began by satirising the many scandals of showbiz. hello? 0h, we did not solve it? isee. the nominees were more diverse than ever, but most big winners were still white. claire foy, the crown. applause. this is herfirst emmy. i had the most extraordinary two and a half years of my life — i'm not going to cry — on this programme. i was given a role that i never thought i would ever get a chance to play and i met people who i will love for ever and ever and ever. fellow brit thandie newtown was also honoured for westworld. i don't even believe in god, but i'm going to thank her tonight. cheering. more than a0 years after his debut as the fonz in happy days, henry winkler finally won an emmy
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for the comedy barry. kids —jed, zoe and max — you can go to bed now, daddy won! the welsh actor matthew rhys triumphed in cold war thriller the americans. game of thrones took the big drama award, while 50s period piece the marvelous mrs maisel won best comedy. it's about a woman who is finding her voice anew, and something that's happening all over the country right now, one of the most important ways that we can find and use our voices is to vote. jan, you are the sunshine in my life... but all the stars were upstaged by this director. you wonder why i don't like to call you my girlfriend, because i want to call you my wife. cheering. acceptance speech turned proposal. will you marry me? she said yes. hollywood just loves a happy ending. james cook, bbc news, los angeles. tense negotiations between the uk
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and europe are nothing new, as we all know, but one expat is right on the front line as he battles to keep the front line as he battles to keep the her march to britain he has built in his garden in germany. kevin kiley explains. —— kevin connelly. it is a corner of a foreign field forever little britain. well, maybe not forever. the german local authorities here aren't sure they want a museum showcases the best of british, even if it was painstakingly gathered from all over europe. i found it in bavaria, it used to be in austria. garry blackburn has been in business asa garry blackburn has been in business as a tree surgeon in germany for 30 yea rs, as a tree surgeon in germany for 30 years, and he is not a fan of brexit. but his celebration of british engineering excellence is
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making headlines in his adopted homeland. in a sense, it is oddly reminiscent of brexit itself. the british tied up in dense and complicated negotiations with the european partner. but in this dispute you have a slightly clearer sense of who is likely to end up on top. this centurion tank, which still moves under its own steam, was acquired from the swiss army. and so the fight for planning permission is its first battle. you can stop now! ican its first battle. you can stop now! i can move the tank, now i don't need building permission. buti i can move the tank, now i don't need building permission. but i want to go through the right stages, in germany if you have got so many gnomes and that in your garden, you probably need permission. german tourists enjoy the royal enclosure and don't seem to see what all the bureaucratic fuss is about. after all, says this visitor, this is
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private property. in the aftermath of brexit, gary was considering applying for german citizenship. after this bruising bureaucratic battle, he's not so sure.|j after this bruising bureaucratic battle, he's not so sure. i feel a little bit discriminated, you know, through all the hassle i have had, unnecessary, i think. through all the hassle i have had, unnecessary, ithink. lots through all the hassle i have had, unnecessary, i think. lots of people wa nt to unnecessary, i think. lots of people want to keep little britain, the locals and everybody, there could have been a different solution. gary blackburn, committed european, is determined to keep his unique celebration of british life open to the german public. he is preparing for a long journey through difficult talks, and perhaps that is the most british thing of all. kevin connelly, bbc news. let's get a look at the weather with darren bett. moving into a spell of wild weather,
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we will find is in windy conditions developing across the uk and some spells of heavy rain, and it will all add up to some travel disruption. the main culprit is the first named storm of the season, developing from this area of clouds, thatis developing from this area of clouds, that is storm ali. that will steam to the uk. we have broken up the cloud from this morning and have more sunshine this afternoon, feeling pleasant in the sunshine, showers coming in, blustery winds, particularly across england and wales, but a south—westerly wind, showers from the west, sunshine around and temperatures still healthy for the time of year, like they were yesterday in scotland and northern ireland, perhaps into the mid—20s towards east


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