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hello, you're watching afternoon live, i'm martine croxall. today at 2.00pm. downing street rules out accepting a brexit deal that would leave the uk permanently part of a customs union with the eu, after ministers raised concerns. turkey claims it has documented evidence to prove journalist jamal khashoggi7was killed inside the saudi embassy just over a week ago. the head of the firm at the centre of a medical waste controversy hits back against claims of mismanagement, saying it provides excellent service. i feel that this company has been vilified severely for providing an excellent service. we have been a success story up until last week and all of a sudden now everyone sees this as being a horror story. coming up on afternoon live — all the sport with jon watson, a former top flight footballer speaking about his depression. yes, that is michael carrick. defeat
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in the 2009 champions league final sparked a year—long battle with depression. thanks, jon. and matt taylor has all the weather. 0ne one word springs to mind, windy. storm callum was with us today whipping up some rough seas around the country, bringing in some heavy rainfor the country, bringing in some heavy rain for some. warmth for others. will it be a weather friend or foe for the weekend? also coming up — gamers in uk and across the world have been booking time off work, calling in sick, or cancelling plans today — all to make sure they have time to play the latest instalment of call of duty. hello, everyone, this is afternoon live. downing street has insisted the prime minister will not agree to a brexit deal with the eu which commits the uk to being permanently in a customs union.
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it comes as several cabinet ministers are understood to have expressed their concern about a so—called backstop option to avoid a hard border between the irish republic and northern ireland if arrangements for a trade deal are not ready in time. meanwhile, the chancellor has said there has been a positive change in the pace of the brexit negotiations and that better economic outcomes are now possible. 0ur political correspondent jonathan blake reports. do you think the cabinet will agree the compromise on brexit today? cabinet ministers were called into number ten yesterday for an update on the brexit negotiations. a briefing from the prime minister and her advisers could, might be needed at this critical stage. one hour later, senior ministers had their say, raising concerns about how long the uk could keep ties with the eu, a key sticking point in negotiations, which, according to one member of the government released, are picking up pace. there is a real sense now of engagement from both sides, shared enterprise in trying to solve a problem rather than posturing towards each other, so a really
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important step change. but that shouldn't consider the fact that we've still got some big differences left to resolve. he's not standing in the way of the prime minister. for now, it least, but other thing cabinet are having serious doubts about a plan to keep the uk in a customs union long—term if they trade deal can't be put in place in time. we are at the final stages of a really compensated negotiation and i do think we have to give up i minister the opportunity to be able to do the deal for the uk, something that is absolutely determined to do. downing street has dismissed talk of an open ended relationship with the eu, and said this morning the prime minister could never agree to that and any backstop arrangement to avoid a hardboard in northern ireland must be temporary. a tough task for theresa may of convincing him ministers that that will be the case without naming a date. there are just days now and to eu leaders
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meet in brussels where both sides in this negotiation will want to show some progress at least. britain says a deal can be done this autumn. everywhere there are signs of how hard that is proving to pull off. jonathan blake, bbc news, westminster. 0ur political correspondent leila nathoo has been following developments and joins us from westminster. in the last hour the government has published its latest set of so—called no deal papers. published its latest set of so-called no deal papers. what are they saying? this is a batch of documents designed to prepare businesses, consumers, organisations for the eventuality of no deal being struck with the eu. the government has been clear this is the responsible thing to do. they are planning, it is about preparation. they assist the no deal scenario is unlikely. but they have been publishing this series of papers. so far, it has covered a broad range of
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areas. we had dozens of papers. today we got the latest. they deal with a variety of subjects from pesticides, rail travel, consumer rights, fishing, trade deals and the sword. there are a number of papers, many pages wrong. “— sword. there are a number of papers, many pages wrong. —— long. there is one of interest which is about electricity supply concerning what would happen to electricity in northern ireland and ireland because there is a single electric market. that could be jeopardised there is a single electric market. that could bejeopardised by there is a single electric market. that could be jeopardised by the there is a single electric market. that could bejeopardised by the no deal scenario. they had been fears of this document is potentially suggesting things like blackouts could occur in northern ireland. they could be generated as needed. they could be generated as needed. the document does not make any mention of that but it does say this single electricity market may not be able to continue other government to ta ke able to continue other government to take action. they need is continued
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security of supply and market stability. there needs to be action that keeping electricity freely flowing. 0n fishing, that keeping electricity freely flowing. 0nfishing, commercial fishermen, no automatic access vogue uk registered vessels to facing eu oi’ uk registered vessels to facing eu or third country waters. there would have to be arrangements made on that. one more thing to mention on trade deals, the uk, as a member of the eu currently is a beneficiary of trade deals struck between be you and other countries. there are about 70 countries involved. in the event ofa no eu, uk deal, 70 countries involved. in the event of a no eu, uk deal, the 70 countries involved. in the event ofa no eu, uk deal, the uk 70 countries involved. in the event of a no eu, uk deal, the uk would try to make the other trade deals bilateral but they could be a time lag between when the uk can accomplish that and trade with other countries outside the eu. they could go to world trade organisation rules. it is just the latest batch
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of these documents. it does underline how much preparation has been done for the case of a no deal scenario which, as time ticks down, isa scenario which, as time ticks down, is a possibility. thank you very much. a delegation from saudi arabia has arrived in istanbul to investigate the disappearance of a journalist there earlier this month. jamal khashoggi, a critic of the saudi monarchy, was last seen entering his country's consulate 10 days ago. it comes amid reports that turkey has graphic recordings proving that khashoggi was murdered inside the building. our correspondent mark lowen is in istanbul. joining me now is our security correspondent frank gardner. what more do we know now about what happened that day? i should just say they have arrived in ankara, istanbul is where he disappeared. that is a joint turkish, saudi investigation. the
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two sides are very far apart. the latest is that turkish journalists are saying they had been shown audio and video recordings of what took place inside the consulate on that afternoon of october the 2nd when jamal khashoggi disappeared. it has left them in no doubt whatsoever that he was murdered. the saudi side maintains that they have no idea what has happened to him, they are as concerned as anybody. they deny any wrongdoing and dismissed any accusations they were involved in any foul play. they say he is a saudi citizen and they want to know where he is. the burden of proof is on saudi arabia for this. he went m, on saudi arabia for this. he went in, nobody saw him come out. what did come out as a number of black fans. very deluded stories have emerged, so far unproven, that he was dismembered, the turkish side has released footage, or stills of
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cctv footage of a 15 strong man security team that included a forensic expert that arrived in istanbul the same day that jamal khashoggi went to the continent. he had a prearranged meeting. he had come earlier, the saudis gave him a date saying comeback on october the 2nd. he did but he never came out. tell us about jamal khashoggi. 2nd. he did but he never came out. tell us aboutjamal khashoggi. he is a critic of the saudi monarchy. i've known of 18 years. he is a gamekeeper turned poacher in the sense that he was for a long time, he isa sense that he was for a long time, he is a very patriotic and i'm going to use the word, is, because we don't know what has happened to him. he isa don't know what has happened to him. he is a very patriotic saudi, he was close to jihadists in afghanistan in the 1980s. he was supported the effo rts the 1980s. he was supported the efforts to fight the russians in
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afghanistan in the 1980s. he was a friend of 0sama bin ladin at the time. although not when he declared war on most of the world. i met him in 2000 and riyadh. he was very close to a senior saudi prince who became the saudi ambassador to london. interestingly, the man heading the saudi delegation to turkey today is that prince's brother who will no jamal khashoggi very well. jamal khashoggi had 1.6 million twitter followers. he very well. jamal khashoggi had 1.6 million twitterfollowers. he ran very well. jamal khashoggi had 1.6 million twitter followers. he ran a newspaper out on saudi arabia but in june last year he said, i no longer feel safe in this country, to be able to write freely as got to leave. he was in self imposed exile. he sends me an e—mail a few weeks ago saying i hope to see you next timei ago saying i hope to see you next time i am in london. i am moving pretty fast. he was moving between turkey and virginia where he was based. because he was a us resident,
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not a us citizen, there is some question about whether america, whether the us government if it had prior knowledge that is life was in danger or he was under threat, did they not have a duty to warn him? does it make it surprising that he agreed to go to the consulate? he made a miscalculation. he was ensured by people... the saudi ambassador to washington who is the brother of the crown prince, had said, he is a friend, we liked it that he worked for us for a while. he was an adviser to the saudi ambassador to london for quite some time. he was both inside and then outside the system. it is very clear that the crown prince of saudi arabia, while billed as a fast
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billed as a moderator is actually no democrat whatsoever. he is an autocratic absolute monarchy who is com pletely autocratic absolute monarchy who is completely incapable of tolerating any criticism whatsoever from inside 01’ any criticism whatsoever from inside or out. look at the first he made over canada. 0ne tweets from canada's foreign minister expressing concern over human rights, he withdrew the saudi ambassador. a number of saudis that i have spoken to who initially were supportive of him, because he was a breath of fresh air, he was freeing that country from an auld guard that had it in its grip, he is showing his true colours. they are not pleasant. thank you very much. the head of the company at the centre of controversy about medical waste has hit back against claims of mismanagement. garry pettigrew, the managing director of healthcare environmental services, told the bbc his firm is providing an excellent service but has found itself vilified. the firm has been stripped of nhs contracts after hundreds of tonnes
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of clinical waste piled up at its sites. mr pettigrew said the problems were caused by a shortage of incinerators, not the compa ny‘s actions. he was speaking to our health editor, hugh pym. following the news about there was a backlog of medical waste disposal sites, 15 nhs hospital trusts in england terminated their contracts with health care environmental services, the regulator, the environment agency, saying the company was in breach of permits and enforcement action was under way. but now in an exclusive bbc interview, the managing director garry pettigrew has claimed he did have a plan to reduce the backlog and his company was treated unfairly. i feel that this company has been vilified severely for providing an excellent service. what do you say to someone who said they were body parts being stored at your sides and its unhygienic and not safe ? none of it is true. all the parts people are referring to are dealt with securely,
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professionally and any anatomical waste are stored in fridges and prioritised for outward bound. the company blames the backlog of waste on a lack of incineration facilities in the uk. to get it safely destroyed. many people will be horrified at the idea of medical waste not being properly disposed of. not being incinerated. that happened at your site. what do you say to that? you must take some responsibility for that. i have done this with the nhs at the forefront of my business. that waste has been in our secure facilities 20 a7, it surely don't lack of incineration. in a statement, the regulator, the environment agency said:. some people who say their former employees have come forward to us and said what they saw
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allegedly was unsafe, very unpleasant, unhygienic, things happening at sites that would be a worry to the public. i think they will look at any former employee, i don't know who you are referring to, but the reality is we work within permits, but in compliance, 111,001 company, we operate uk wide, and at the same time as well, we operate within the confines of a permit. what is not clear is what will happen to contract the company still holds with more than 30 hospital trusts in england. its contract with the nhs in scotland are continuing. hugh pym, bbc news. the queen's granddaughter princess eugenie has married jack brooksbank, at st george's chapel in windsor. the royal family, and a number of celebrities, including robbie williams, ellie goulding and james blunt, were among 850 guests at the ceremony. princess eugenie, who is ninth in line to the throne, was given away by her father,
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prince andrew. crowds gathered outside the castle to wish the couple well. 0ur royal correspondent daniela relph is at windsor castle. everyone had to hold onto their hats today. yes, absolutely. it is not a great hair day! the afternoon wedding reception is under way for all of the wedding guests. there is a relieved newly married couple inside. there were several hundred members of the public lining the streets of windsor to see princess eugenie and her new husband as part of that carriage procession that went through the streets of the town centre. it turned out to be a very gusty wedding date as our royal correspondence reports. hold onto your hats, it is another royal wedding. though this were not quite in the premier league, despite the sharp ambitions of the bride's father and mother. the guests
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battled through the strong winds to st george ‘s chapel and of course these days you can't have a royal wedding without some celebrities. here they were, the singer robbie williams, whose daughter was a bridesmaid. james blunt and his wife, and just behind, there is another hats gone, ellie goulding. into the chapel via a discreet side, the duke and duchess of sussex, thankful they had a spring wedding rather than autumn one in a gale. the duke of pitches of. prince charles came without his wife, the duchess of cornwall evidently had the pressing engagement and couldn't make it. and then stand by for the arrival of the mother of the bride, sarah ferguson, also known as the duchess of york. she's not being a welcome figure within the royal figures for good many years. she's had an unfortunate habit of embarrassing them. but she arrived today as boisterous as ever and delighted to be part of the family
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again. the queen was there to see the wedding of one of her granddaughters. alongside it was the duke of edinburgh, a rare appearance by him. they went into the chapel and took their places just behind the duchess of york it is thought to be the first time the duke of edinburgh has been in such close proximity to his daughter—in—law for 26 years. and so to the bride, princess eugenie, ninth in line to the throne, she arrived at the chapel bid her father, the throne, she arrived at the chapel bid herfather, the duke of york, in a dress by peter polota—nau. waiting inside, her husband to be, jack brooksbank, eight drinks company representative and former nightclub manager. the bride came up the aisle with her bridesmaid and page boys, among whom we re bridesmaid and page boys, among whom were prince george and princess charlotte. at the altar, the couple exchanged their vows.|j charlotte. at the altar, the couple exchanged their vows. i youzhny victoria helly now, take the jack
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christopher brooks bank as my wedded husband. as man and wife together the carriage ride. it is seen to emulate the right taken by harry and meghan markle after their wedding and concerns had been expressed about providing the security. because of the weather, the carriage was closed and the ride was very much shorter. the crowds were respectable but certainly not huge. the reception that is going on right now is being hosted by the queen but there will be another reception, another party this evening. that's wa nt to another party this evening. that's want to be hosted by prince andrew, duke of york. it doesn't end there. that is going to be another private party tomorrow at princess eugenie's celebrate their wedding with friends and family. gamers in uk and across
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the world have been booking time off work, calling in sick, or cancelling plans today — all to make sure they have time to play the latest instalment of call of duty. once the biggest name in gaming — the series is coming under increased pressure to remain relevant as games like fortnite have led a revolution in the industry. bbc radio 1 newsbeat‘s gaming reporter steffan powell has had exclusive access to the studio and now he is with me to tell us more about this story. how big to the then initiated is call of duty? it's got 200 million players across the globe and those figures are old so it may be more than that. in the uk there are 30 million people who play games regularly. it is worth £3 billion. it isa regularly. it is worth £3 billion. it is a big deal. the call of duty franchise is big, it is like the bond franchise of gaming. its releases an annual event. we were
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lucky, we have some exclusive access to see the studio. it is coming and the increased pressure to stay releva nt as the increased pressure to stay relevant as gamers that look at different ways of playing. we went behind the scenes to see what the fuss was about of the release. adam was my job fuss was about of the release. adam was myjob is to make the latest call of duty even more stricken on what has come before despite a huge increase in scale. this gives you a good example of how we're taking his face mapping it onto his other characters. the way they move throughout the world feels more natural than it did before and it isa more natural than it did before and it is a great improvements for arrest as animators, we look at that and think, that is amazing. black 0ps four has been a gamble. at sta ke, 0ps four has been a gamble. at stake, one of the most successful entertainment brands in the world with more than 200 million players. gamers have got used to the three pillars of call of duty. that is the single player, where you live out a story worthy of hollywood. that is multiplayer, where you play competitively online. that is the
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zombies mode, where players duke it out with the living dead. some more successfully than others. but the gamble isjumping on gaming's biggest bandwagon. the battle royale. the popularity of titles like fortnite and play unknowns battle grounds have introduced a new way to play. the battle royale genre of game sees 100 players challenging each other to be the last man a woman standing. now, with this traditional player base flocking to play those titles, the latest call of duty has copied the idea for the first time ever developed its own version of new way of playing. as the battle royale genre started to explode towards the beginning of la st explode towards the beginning of last year, 2017, that cemented the idea of what we wanted to make. (all of duty has been seen as an innovator in the gaming industry for yea rs. innovator in the gaming industry for years. would you say to some of those fans who may be disappointed
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that this game is featuring so heavily on innovation of others?“ you ask the call of duty audience, they have all been wanting this kind of mode for a long time. with blackout, it is taking what is a popular genre but it is also doing out popular genre but it is also doing our own popular genre but it is also doing our own black ops twist on it. when you play, you feel it, it is different. during our exclusive tour of the studios, we get a sense of the history of the black ops versions of the franchise, dating all the way back to 2010. but eight yea rs all the way back to 2010. but eight years on, and is a price to pay for the game adapting. to make it all work, a court pillar of a traditional call of duty game has been axed. the single story play mode has gone and some fans may not like it. it is scary for us developers that you have to take those risks to push your games forward. you are clear to deploy. to
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me, the uninitiated, it looks fresh and revamped but they've had to respond, haven't they because that is so much competition? what they have to do is, to try to win over the influences, it is where people play games and shared it, games are made for other people to watch it. it is part of fortnite's success. there are 100 players to start with and it is fun to watch. they've had to make a game to try to match that sort of experience because those streamers are really key influences that drive social opinion. basically, they've got to win these players over to try and get them to players over to try and get them to play their game instead of these are the ones that is why this is important. and they have grown so much effort at this in terms of the
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number of people. this is the major triple—a studio. 300 people work in the studios where we were visiting. that is without some of the freelancers and people who will help in the final stages. you have to tilt upa in the final stages. you have to tilt up a buzz around the game like this. for years, the first call of duty was 15 years ago. a new call of duty was 15 years ago. a new call of duty comes every year. binary can see some of these games getting stale, board. they've got to create a buzz around this game to make sure it is relevant after all these years at the top of the tree. what the success look like for this release given how different it is? it is good winnable one in the charts because it will be. so many people will buy it. it is maintaining that success. in six months‘ time we want to have a conversation where the game is relevant. the last couple of titles, initial success, a of people
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playing it, but that fan base dropped off and started playing these like fortnite. we know it‘s very well. it is trying to maintain that relevance are notjust them out but for six, eight, nine that relevance are notjust them out but forsix, eight, nine months‘ time. i've just but forsix, eight, nine months‘ time. i'vejust about but forsix, eight, nine months‘ time. i've just about kept up with you. do come back. thank you very much. it‘s an education! the high court has dismissed an attempt to block the energy firm, cuadrilla, from fracking at its site in lancashire. campaigners had raised objections on safety and environmental grounds. a judge said the site had been assessed by the health and safety executive, and the legal challenge had not identified any ‘serious issues‘ to justify delaying the project. patisserie valerie is on the brink of collapse today. the owner of the cafe chain said it needs "an immediate injection of capital" to continue trading in its current form. it comes after the firm uncovered "significant fraud" in it‘s accounts earlier this week. the firm has more than 2,500 staff across 206 stores
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time for a look at the weather. here‘s matt taylor. we‘re going to the canaries. friday afternoon, pretty grotty out there. a little bit of escapism. you fancy something warm, sunny. the canaries? actually, it is a big favour destination this time of year that things could be getting alive. we have been talking about hurricane michael, something formed before that, hurricane leslie. she has been on the go for the past 19 days. swirling around in the mid—atlantic, not doing much. it has strengthened to hurricane status and is creeping its way eastwards. shouldn‘t it be a female name? yes.
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you are paying attention. this area of cloud could bring the first tropical storm to madeira in its history. just showing what happens with it. it will be herrick and when it comes to madeira. will it be to the north, will it run over madeira? it could curve around and go towards the canaries. that is surprising about madeira? this time of year, yes, you don‘t usually get that type of weather. you don‘t get an hurricane like this. even if it doesn‘t madeira, that could then move its way northwards to the likes of the algarve to bring heavy rain later this weekend. if anybody is taking an autumn break, it might not go so
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well. that is disappointing, isn‘t it, if you‘ve booked to go. but it has been windy for us. it has been so far today. we‘re talking about storm callen. this is the sea in scotland. being whipped up by winds of around 80 mph. the winds remain strong, widespread gales and the country but it isn‘tjust the wind we are focusing on, it is also the rain. heavy rainfall across south wales is not just rain. heavy rainfall across south wales is notjust today but for tomorrow. an amber warning in these areas. it is due to storm callen. notice how this cloud goes down into the mid—atla ntic. notice how this cloud goes down into the mid—atlantic. we will see pulses of heavy rain and northwards over the same sorts of areas. very strong winds either side of it but also we‘ve got some sunshine. it isn‘t the same for everyone. this was essex earlier. we have seen temperatures into the low 20s, some
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sunshine west of scotland and northern ireland. if you are watching this in work, think about your journey watching this in work, think about yourjourney home, devon and cornwall, the rain returns. also west and wales. wetter weather developing widely across scotland. a bit ofan developing widely across scotland. a bit of an improvement for northern ireland. winds gusting in excess of 60 mph. windy in scotland and northern ireland. it is dry for many. that weather front also divides to completely contrasting nighters violet temperatures are concerned. cool to the west. we could see one of the warmest 0ctober nights on record. 18 or 19 degrees in the south—east. that‘ll take is into saturday morning. sunshine and that develops widely. temperatures
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in the mid—20s. scotland and northern ireland, it is going to be aware today. lighter winds compared to today. windy across england and wales. we still since further heavy rains at times that knows the contrast. 25 in norwich and whole. the rain finally clears away on sunday to leave a brighter day but it could be a wet today across some parts of the south and east of england. that rain struggles to clear. sunshine comes out but on sunday to be a case of temperatures back down to where they should be for this time of year. this is bbc news — our latest headlines. downing street has ruled out remaining permanently in the eu customs union as part of any brexit deal. it‘s after ministers had raised concerns about the issue. turkey claims it has documented evidence showing thatjournalist jamal khashoggi?was killed inside the saudi embassy just over a week ago. the ceo of the firm accused by the government of mismanaging medical waste, including body parts,
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has refuted the claims, saying they provided an excellent service. the queen‘s granddaughter, princess eugenie, has married the drinks executive jack brooksbank. the service took place at st. george‘s chapel in windsor. sport now on afternoon live withjohn. michael carrick — former manchester united player talking his battles with depression. yes he has. he has been very open and frank in an interview with the bbc. assistant manager now with the clu b bbc. assistant manager now with the club that he used to play for. he has been reflecting on a year—long speu has been reflecting on a year—long spell of depression. as a player with the club, he won five league titles and he said the feelings of anxiety became so bad that negative
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thoughts about his performances on the football field made him question carrying on playing. the champions league in rome, for whatever reason, i just couldn‘t shake it off and i started kind of thinking negatively about the game. which i had always done anyway after a game for a few days, when we lost, beating myself up, but itjust lasted longer. it was snowballing, snowballing, doubting yourself. can i play at that level? am i good enough to play at the very top? even though we had won it the year before, it was irrelevant. i don‘t know why i had them feelings for so long, i just couldn‘t shake it off and couldn‘t snap out of it. probably i was in that frame of mind for a good year, 18 months after that. you can hear more of that interview on sports day to night at 6:30pm. usain bolt has had a bit of a boost and has ambitions to make it as a
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professional footballer. he has indeed. usain bolt‘s dream of making it as a professional footballer could be a step closer as he scored his forst goals for australian side central coast mariners who‘ve offered him an indefinite trial. he desperately wants to turn that into a permanent contract and proved he can handle the tougher side of the game. he took a tumble but got himself back on his feet. a trademark celebration. he won‘t score an easier gold than his second. he said having scored these goals that is a weight off his shoulders. although he was substituted in the 75th minute. he will certainly be hoping that more goals,. england‘s senior team,
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will play their first game behind closed doors in croatia tonight. they‘re in nations league action but will play in front of an empty stadium because of sanctions against the hosts. the punishment comes after a swastika was marked on their pitch 3 years ago. some 500 fans are said to be in croatia, despite not being allowed in, with many hopeful of finding a vantage point to watch something from ouytside the ground in rijeka. it will be a strange experience. we effectively do that every day of our lives, we play football in front of a handful of people watching. it is not totally unique, but for a match situation and an international match, very different. i am sure that croatia feel the same. britains‘s katie boulter‘s missed out on the biggest win of her career, losing in three sets to world number six karolina pliskova at the tianjin 0pen, but looks set to break
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into the world‘s top 100 after reaching the quarter finals. meanwhile, kyle edmund has missed out on a place in the semi finals at the shanghai masters. britain‘s number one was beaten in straight sets by fourth seed alexander zverev, who will now play novak djokovic in the last four. and eddie pepperell leads the british masters at the halfway stage on eight under par after another impressive round at walton heath today. pepperell was joint overnight leader and followed his first round 67 with a solid 69. the highlight was this chip at the eighteenth — one of five birdies. it was a bad day though for one of europe‘s ryder cup heroes tommy fleetwood — he had a share of the lead going into the second round but made five bogeys to fall away with a round of 77, and is currently level par. that‘s all the sport for now. in an exclusive interview with the bbc, south korea‘s president has said it‘s only a matter of time
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before the us and north korea declare an official end to their state of war, which has existed since 1953. president moon jae—in admitted that there could be more diplomatic "bumps and bruises" along the way, as he tries to persuade kim jong—un to give up his nuclear weapons. he was speaking to our correspondent, laura bicker, in seoul. these rare dogs are a special gift from kim jong—un to president moon. a symbol of a developing relationship between two leaders technically still at war. translation: i got them as a present from chairman kim during my trip to pyongyang. they are actually designated as national treasures in north korea. 150,000 north koreans were introduced to the south korean president in pyongyang. mr moon has spent decades pushing for peace, he did not waste this chance to speak. translation: i was actually quite nervous to give the speech. chairman kim had no strings
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attached when he gave me this opportunity. he never asked me to say certain things. he didn‘t even want to know what i was going to say, before the speech. i believe this demonstrates the changes that are happening in north korea right now. kim jong—un is expected to come to seoul by the end of this year. the first trip by a north korean leader to the south korean capital. you have now met kim jong—un three times. what is he like? translation: he is young but he has a clear vision to develop his country. he is also courteous and candid. he respected elders. so, i would say he demonstrates humble leadership. president moon told me he believes north korea will start dismantling some of its nuclear facilities, if the us also takes steps. the hope from both koreas is that donald trump will agree to declare the war on this peninsular as officially over. translation: i believe there is a shared understanding between
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washington and seoul regarding this viewpoint. i believe it is only a matter of time, a matter of date and we will be able to sign this declaration. mr moon travels to europe this week to ask for their support. he admits this will be a long process, with more bumps and bruises on the way. as the son of north korean refugees, is this more personal or political for you? translation: i feel more than anyone the pain of war and the tragedy of war and the pain of separation. this is why i resolved to never see war again in the korean peninsula. also, to overcome the pain of conflict. these are my main political objectives. from humble beginnings, president moon is trying to negotiate with two of the world‘s most unpredictable leaders. he is an optimist, but some fear he may not be a realist. seniorjudges in england and wales could be in line for a pay rise
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of up to 60,000 pounds, taking the annual pay of a high courtjudge to 240,000 pounds a year. the recommendations by the senior salaries review board aims to address low morale among judges and to compensate them for changes to their pension scheme. ben ando reports. since the middle ages, the start of the illegal deer has been marked by a procession ofjudges from temple bar to westminster. amid the pump, there is a problem. not enough lawyers wa nt there is a problem. not enough lawyers want to become judges. in the last decade, applications have halved. the answer, according to the government‘s senior salaries review board is more pay. at the moment, a typical crown courtjudge receives just under £135,000 a year. under these proposals that would go up to
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nellie 165,000. that more than the prime minister‘s salary. although theresa may does enjoy significant perks, like a free house. an nhs nurse with five years experience can expect to earn £28,000 a year. it is not perceived inequality that could give the ministry ofjustice pause for thought. in a free—market economy it should be easy to attract more recruits. it is never that simple when the taxpayer is footing the bill and when other public sector employees like teachers, nurses, soldiers and prison officers have been given far smaller pay rises. the government says it is considering these recommendations and will decide soon whether to accept them. it‘s not often that president trump holds a meeting and it‘s the other person who steals the show but that‘s what happened when kanye west visited the white house. the rap star, one of the best—selling music artists of all time,
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declared himself a huge fan of the president during his half hour visit to the oval office. our washington correspondent chris buckler reports. over and over and over again... with his appearance in the white house, kanye truly made this the west wing. how does it feel to be in the oval office? oh, it is good energy in this. and he had a fair amount of energy himself — he talked enthusiastically about criminaljustice reform, jobs and education — showed off a picture of a hydrogen—powered plane he thinks should replace air force one. but, perhaps, the most memorable of many memorable moments came when he talked about the superhuman qualities of donald trump‘s signature make america great again campaign caps. it was something about when i put this hat on, it made me feel like superman. you made a superman. that was — that is my favourite superhero. kanye west is one of the world‘s most famous entertainers and there is a serious political point to all of this. president trump doesn‘t poll well
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with african—america ns — kanye is his most high—profile black supporter, and judging by his performance in the white house, perhaps his most enthusiastic fan. it‘s a sign of this era of personality politics in america that kanye even referenced his own presidential ambitions, although he made a pledge not to run against the man he called his bro, and there seems to be quite a bromance. i love this guy right here. that's really nice. often critics compare this presidency to reality television. but, if anything, this meeting of two self—proclaimed geniuses verged on the surreal. and it was kanye west who stole the show. chris buckler, bbc news. dwindling pupil numbers and high transport costs are some of the challenges faced by rural schools. tight budgets mean headteachers in remote areas often have to supervise lunchtimes or help out
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with the cleaning. now the welsh government is launching a plan to cut costs by connecting pupils and teachers using digital technology. tim muffett has been to find out more. headteachers need many skills. for steve woodhouse, they include washing up and serving lunch. today, iam going washing up and serving lunch. today, i am going into the school kitchen, because we have some staff absence. ifi because we have some staff absence. if i was to bring in extra staff, that would have a cost implication. steve says he typically does this twice a week. he is head of a primary school in yorkshire. twice a week. he is head of a primary school in yorkshirelj twice a week. he is head of a primary school in yorkshire. i don't mind. it is enjoyable to work with the rest of the stuff. is worry that when i get back to my office that will be all of the things that i haven‘t done that i should be focusing on. why are you just standing there? i busy talking. more
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than 500 rural school head teachers in england have been save it. 4296 of out in england have been save it. 4296 of our headteachers in the survey told that they had fewer children on role than they had capacity for. that affects their budget in many ways. every child .com is an attract funding. there was also the added issue of providing transport for people to live far—away. staff who live in rural areas are difficult to attract. some challenges seem very ha rd to attract. some challenges seem very hard to solve. some schools will a lwa ys hard to solve. some schools will always be isolated. in rural areas it can be very hard to move people from one place to another. here, in south—west wales a new project is using technology to try to tackle the problem. some of his pupils are 30 miles
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away. this week, the main idea of this is to stop the travelling. depending with the internet connections in this area, things like that of history working fine, i am sure it is a way forward. this is pa rt am sure it is a way forward. this is part of the welsh government‘s ruble education plan. it is pretty much the same as having a teacher there. it just the same as having a teacher there. itjust broadens the possibilities, especially in a very rural place like this. this is based on a similar one launched by the scottish government in the outer hebrides. it said an extra £25 million had been
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set aside to support them. but, in east yorkshire, headteacher steve woodhouse says he has to make more savings to his budget next year. right now, he doesn‘t know how he will do it. some breaking news to bring you. thejury in the inquest of the westminster attacker has said that he was lawfully killed. not too much of a surprise. the judge that he was lawfully killed. not too much of a surprise. thejudge had instructed the jury that that was the conclusion that they should come to. that has just come the conclusion that they should come to. that hasjust come in. the westminster attacker was lawfully killed. he was 52 years old when he mowed down for pedestrians killing four of them, seriously injuring 29 people last year. he then went on to sta b people last year. he then went on to stab the unarmed police officer pc keith palmer who died from his injuries in the palace of
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westminster. the attacker was later shot dead by police. thejury returning that verdict. we will get more on that in a moment from our correspondence who has been at the inquest. susannah is here to tell us what is happening in the world of business. downing street rules out accepting a brexit deal that would leave the uk permanently part of a customs union with the eu — after ministers raised concerns. turkey claims it has documented evidence journalist jamal khashoggi was killed inside the saudi embassy just over a week ago. the head of the firm at the centre of a medical waste controversy hits back against claims of mismanagement, saying it provides excellent service. here‘s your business headlines on afternoon live. cafe chain patisserie valerie is fighting for survival after revealing it had uncovered "significant, and potentially fraudulent, accounting
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irregularities". the owner has said its finance director chris marsh was arrested last night and then released on bail and this morning, the serious fraud office said it had "opened a criminal investigation into an individual" toy store chain hamleys reported a record loss last year with the firm blaming factors such as brexit and the threat of terrorism for the downturn. the retailer reported a £9.2m loss for the year to 31 december, having made a £1.7m profit the previous year. the owner of the hair salon chains regis and supercuts is seeking a company voluntary arrangement to re—strcuture its finances. it‘s being seen as a sign that problems hitting high street retailers are now seeping into other areas of the services sector. regis uk says that it is not planning to make any store closures or redundancies as part of its plan but hopes to ammend lease agreements for its 220 sites. so, susannah it‘s been a very volatile week on the financial markets.
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yes — there‘s been a realy rout on financial markets — but signs of week long slide of the ftse 10 has ended — and there is a bit of a recovery investors are unnerved in the states and around the world. there has been and around the world. there has been a bit ofa and around the world. there has been a bit of a bounce back for the ftse 100. the us markets have opened in the last few minutes and there has been a bounce in the us as well. we have got some new results coming out. financial stocks reporting. have got some new results coming out. financialstocks reporting. i think that is partly to do with the reason why we think that is partly to do with the reason why we are think that is partly to do with the reason why we are seeing a bit of a turnaround. there have been impressive profits that have been revealed. kim is at the new york stock exchange. i understand that
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profits are up by 25%. all of them have increased their profits by double—digit margin. this is for two reasons. the first is that most of these banks continue to benefit from donald trump‘s tax cuts. if you pay less in taxes, that is the means you get to keep a bit more. the second thing is those rising interest rates. we have been talking about how investors aren‘t happy about them. from those surely not happy about them. but banks have been suffering for some time now. with record low interest rates for yea rs, with record low interest rates for years, they have not been able to charge as much for deposits. they have not been able to do as much. now they are benefiting from slightly higher rates, that is something that we are seeing in these profits. mortgage rates here are increasing as well. that was not
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as significant as many had feared. all of these factors together has meant that these companies are reporting better—than—expected earnings. it is a bit of a good sign of things to come. as far as other sectors are concerned, do you think there is a bit of profit—taking going on, following the significant falls we had earlier run in the week? some investors might have been investing in tech companies like amazon and netflix. they have seen shares increased significantly over the past year. that is because they have been recording record profits. there is certainly a little bit of that. i think anyone who can explain the sort of market turmoil that we have seen is probably lying to you. it seems to be a host of factors. that is pretty much all. i think we
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might havejust that is pretty much all. i think we might have just time? that is pretty much all. i think we might havejust time? i‘m going to ask you about the high street. regis is going to go for a company volu nta ry is going to go for a company voluntary arrangement. it has got a big footprint. 220 stores right across the country. also, coast in real problems. we do know that karen millen is going to be biding some of the online stores. 300 jobs could be at risk there. lots ofjobs are at risk, because 2a stores are at risk. hamleys are also saying that they have a record loss, people arejust not spending as much as they did.
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why, it is very difficult to tell. certainly, the competition from online as part of the issue. have some of these brands expanded to quickly? if you think about it, house of fraser, those huge department stores, that was rescued by sports direct. mike ashley has said that he will try to change the glasgow store into the harrods of the north. we were speaking to representatives from the retail sector is little bit earlier today. emily hardy says that a lot of chains have expanded far too quickly. there has been a massive overexpansion quickly. there has been a massive overexpa nsion across quickly. there has been a massive overexpansion across the high street. it is often at the expense of the quality of these chains. one chain might get a lot of popularity and then somebody looks at the numbers and thinks, if we have 200 of these and that is the number that we will get. it does not always work like that. the more chains that
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there are, the less appeal they might hold. and updates on patisserie valerie. we know it is in trouble. it is all to do with investigation by the serious fraud office. we will keep an eye on that story. see you later. let‘sjust remind you of the breaking news that we have had from the old bailey. the jury we have had from the old bailey. the jury has returned a verdict of unlawful killing four khalid masood. thejury the jury returned by unanimous verdict. he continued in a
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determined direction and when he was confronted by ministerial bodyguards, they shouted a warning, they continued and they fired three shots. he received medical attention and was taken to hospital where he was declared dead. summing up, the judge said he directed the jury that the only direction they could reach was that he was lawfully killed. he said the armed officer honestly believed it was necessary in defence of himself and others. now it‘s time for a look at the weather with matt taylor over the next few days, rainfall could be a problem. these areas covered by a met office amber weather warning. this trip of rain
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continues to run through. there is not going to be much rain at all during the next 2a hours. the rain remains tonight over the same areas. either side of it clear skies. it will be to the south and east where it is close to october records. another warm and sunny day. more persistent rain. a wet day for northern ireland and a good part of scotland. 11 degrees in stornoway tomorrow but 25 in whole and norwich. hello, you‘re watching afternoon live — i‘m martine croxall. today at 3pm. in the past half hour an inquest jury has found that the westminster terrorist khalid masood was lawfully killed. downing street rules out accepting a brexit deal that would leave the uk permanently part of a customs union with the eu — after ministers raised concerns.
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what‘s we cannot do is see the united kingdom locked in by the back door to a customs union arrangements which would leave us in an indefinite limbo. that was not be leaving the eu. the queen‘s granddaughter princess eu—genie marries at st georges chapel in windsor, infront of 850 guests. coming up on afternoon live all the sport. i , manchester united midfielder said... battled depression, meeting considered quitting football. at half—past matt taylor has all the weather. storm callum is whipping up some rough seas and heavy rains is on this afternoon. will storm callum be yourfriend. coming up, five
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koalas are starting new lives at a safari park in butcher as part of effo rts safari park in butcher as part of efforts to breed them away from their native australia. ajury at the a jury at the old bailey has found the west bryn minster bridge terrorist was lawfully killed after his attack in last year. our correspondentjennie coomber is outside of the old bailey in central london. thejury reached outside of the old bailey in central london. the jury reached a outside of the old bailey in central london. thejury reached a unanimous verdict that the terrorist was not fully killed during this inquest.
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they had the last moments before he was shot he was stabbed to death pc parma, he was confronted by close protection officers. one of them shouted a warning before firing three shots. after that he received medical attention at the scene and then he was taken to hospital where he was declared dead. given his... thejudge said he he was declared dead. given his... the judge said he only had he was declared dead. given his... thejudge said he only had one he was declared dead. given his... the judge said he only had one true conclusion they could reach and that was that he was killed. lawfully. the officer that shot him leave it was necessary in defence of himself and others. the first they know of the attack was when a four by four smashed into the perimeterfence. then the driver khalid masood, he looked at me directly in the eye,
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i believe he was coming in with intentions to kill police officers. apc officer was guarding the gates with his colleague pc parma. he was knocked to the ground and the terrorist stabbed him. he had known pc parma for ten years. . action clearly needed to be taken. i had a ready started running forward. i was going to strike him over the shoulder. i was going to put into the floor. but when i was almost upon him, he turned to face me, knife was up and i had to vary away to the side. i did not realise at that time, i saw on cctv chief was able to get up at that time and make an escape. he told me he and pc
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parma ran towards parliaments, chased by khalid masood. parma ran towards parliaments, chased by khalid masoodlj parma ran towards parliaments, chased by khalid masood. i fed out of their line of sight is to give them the opportunity to shoot and point out the indicator who he was and where he was coming from. he was just behind, he must‘ve been five metres behind me. there was a warning, there was a volley of shots and then he was put to the ground. the pistol shot and echoed around westminster. this was the moment just after the officers opened fire. the beauty of it can be see just what the left. then he stepped forward again to deal with khalid masood. i got forward, and handcuffed him to make sure if he had a detonator that it could not be used. to taken out of the fight.
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khalid masood was taken to hospital but then died from gunshot wounds. pc carlisle went to help his colleague, doing mouth—to—mouth resuscitation. but keith palmer also died at the scene. what is going to happen next? during the inquest. the coroner made a defence. when the incident happened, he had. what he did was sensible and proper. none of the other officers had protection. later, we may have from a national coordinator for counterterrorism, to get his reaction to today‘s verdict. thank you very much. about ethical backs option to avoid
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a hard border between the irish republic and northern ireland of arrangements of a trade sale. meanwhile the chancellor has said there has been a positive change in the pace of the brexit‘s negotiations and that better economic outcomes are now possible. dvd cabinets will. cabinet ministers we re dvd cabinets will. cabinet ministers were called into number 10 for an update on brexit‘s negotiations. with a copper might be needed at this critical stage? one hour and a half later senior ministers had had their say. raising concerns, about a key sticking point in negotiations,
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which are picking up pace. there is a real sense of engagement from both sides of the shared enterprise in trying to solve a problem rather than posturing towards each other. a really important step change. that should not conceal the fact that we still have some big differences left to resolve. he is not standing in the way of the prime minister of the now at least. others in cabinet are having serious doubts about a plan to keep the uk in the customs union. we are at the final stages of really conjugated negotiations and i do think we have to give the prime ministerand think we have to give the prime minister and opportunity to be able to do minister and opportunity to be able todoa minister and opportunity to be able to do a good tale for the united kingdom cop, something she is absolutely determined to do. downing street has dismissed talk of an open ended relationship with the eu, it said this morning that the parameter could never agree to that and that any back supplement arrangements for any back supplement arrangements for a hard border in ireland must be
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temporary. there are just days now before eu leaders meet in brussels where both sides in this negotiation will want to show some progress at least. britons says it must be done this evening autumn. ourteam, our team, this afternoon the government has been publishing a series of papers, technical notices given advice to businesses, organisations, consumers and watson do in the event of no deal. this is now the fourth rounds that the government has published. it cove rs a round fishing, trade deals. just a few headlines to pick out to you. because of being members of the eu.
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in the event of no deals. there is a risk that the papers say, they might not be ready in time. for when the uk leaves the eu, reverting the uk to world trade organisation rules. that could in the eyes of some being less beneficial, consumers may be given less protection if they are interacting with eu companies after brexit. some international rail services, the eurostar services, could be suspended in the case of no deal. the papers appeared to suggest this. the eurostar would need to apply other licenses. these are just apply other licenses. these are just a flavour of what the government has been preparing for. although ministers insist that situation is unlikely. brexit‘s secretary has been speaking about this this afternoon but he has also been
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talking about that contentious issue that you have been hearing that from jonathan‘s report. about this northern ireland back spot, this is the insurance policy needed to keep the insurance policy needed to keep the irish border open in the event of no trade deal kicking in. the fa ct of no trade deal kicking in. the fact is that this is the one real sticking point is that we have, it isa sticking point is that we have, it is a big issue of course. we are permitted to working with the new. to fulfil our undertakings on the decemberjoint reports to come up with a time limit. it would have to be finite, short, and time—limited. in order to four to be sported here. what cannot do is the united kingdom locked into a customs union arrangements which with the leave us in an indefinite limbo. clear that he intends that backstop to be time—limited. the prime ministers wording of temporary is equivalent to that, there is speculation.
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clearly this is the big issue within the cabinet at the moment.“ clearly this is the big issue within the cabinet at the moment. it all remained to be seen whether the eu agrees with the uk at next weeks summit. pop when asked right now is our correspondence. we rely on you to pour over those technical notices. what have you taken away from this particular case. any board level, none of this is that surprising. if you leave the eu you leave the rights of the eu and the response abilities of being part of the eu. if you leave with no deal, all of those ends very abruptly. the biggest headache in all of this for the government is probably those other free trade tales around the world. there are 43 trade agreements the 70 countries which we are part of, because we are in the eu. the cover 12% of our total trade. what this paper says, in the events of no deal, we‘re going to try and
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negotiate than ourselves. that cannot be guaranteed. only one of those deals is ready to roll as a separate uk deal. there is a fair chance that‘s quite a lot of trade around the world will have to revert to what is known as basic rules of world trade. we would lose a least from a temporary base, special access we get through being members of the eu to trade agreements with countries like canada, south korea and so on. this is a long long list of technical notices, i have had a look at some of them. they are telling me what is going to happen but not how to get around them. they are technical, because they are aimed ata are technical, because they are aimed at a technical market. one of the problems is, prepare for this, but they do not tell you how to prepare for it. you cannot prepare for them sometimes. consumers worry that if you spot a fire, or netflix,
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at the moment, because we are in the eu, if you‘re signed up for it in the uk, you could be on holiday in france and portugal and you still get a ccess. france and portugal and you still get access. that would not necessarily be the case in the future if there was no deal has the uk consumers would not be able to those online services they bought in other parts of the eu because we would then be a third country. there isa would then be a third country. there is a lot of kids in newspapers. and maybe is. people need to be become aware of these. still a lot of talk about ireland and northern ireland. that is what is going on at brussels in the moment. the irish backstop. they want to barge into the middle of the negotiations. there is one in specific mention of ireland and that is in no deal and electricity. the
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island of ireland is a single electricity points. in theory, if there was no deal, everything, relations broke down then that elections as he would not continue to flow into northern ireland. that must be ridiculous people on both sides. in a sense they are the worst case scenarios. government says it wa nts case scenarios. government says it wants the single electricity market to continue, but it also says very clearly that cannot be guaranteed. thank you very much. it is like that every time you come in. i try not to get too down about it. an inquestjury has found that the westminster terrorist khalid masood was lawfully killed downing street rules out accepting a brexit deal that would leave the uk permanently part of a customs union with the eu — after ministers raised concerns. the queen‘s granddaughter princess eugenie marries
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at st georges chapel in windsor, in front of 850 guests. and coming up ——five koalas are starting new lives at the longleat safari park in wiltshire as part of efforts to breed them away from their native australia. in 2009, as part of a young long battle with depression, which we can consider quitting football you sane but scored his first goal in his first bid at a professional contract. he is on an indefinite trial with the australian football tea m trial with the australian football team at the shanghai masters, he was beaten in the quarterfinals. i will beaten in the quarterfinals. i will be back with more of those shortly. a delegation from saudi arabia has arrived in ankara to investigate the disappearance of a journalist there earlier this month. jamal khashoggi, a critic of the saudi monarchy,
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was last seen entering his country‘s consulate 10 days ago. it comes amid reports that turkey has graphic recordings proving that khashoggi was murdered inside the building. earlier i spoke to our security correspondent frank gardner. there was a joint turkish, saudi investigation. the two sides are very far apart, the latest is that turkish journalists are saying that they had been shown audio and video recordings of what‘s took place inside the consulate on that afternoon of october the 2nd when mr khashoggi disappeared. it has left them in no doubt whatsoever that he was murdered. the saudi side continues to maintain they have no idea what has happened to him. they are as concerned as everybody. they deny any wrongdoing. they have dismissed all accusations that they are involved in any kind
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of foul play here. he is a saudi citizen, they want to know where he is. the burden of proof is very much on saudi arabia for this. he went m, on saudi arabia for this. he went in, nobody saw him come out. a number of black vans came at instead. stories have emerged, so far unproven. that he was dismembered, certainly the turkish side has revealed, released footage ofa15 side has revealed, released footage of a 15 man strong saudi security team, that included a forensic experts. they arrived in istanbul the same day that jamal khashoggi arrived. he had come earlier and the saudis gave him a date saying, come back on october two. he did and he never came out. tell us about him. he was a critic of the saudi monarchy. i have known him for18 yea rs. monarchy. i have known him for18 years. he is a gamekeeper turned
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poacherin years. he is a gamekeeper turned poacher in the sense that he was for a long time patriotic, he is, because we still do not know what the certain what has happened. he is very patriotic, he was close to jihadists in afghanistan in the 19805. jihadists in afghanistan in the 1980s. he was very supportive of the effo rts 1980s. he was very supportive of the efforts to fight the russians in afghanistan in the 1980s. he was even a friend of summer ladin at the time. although not when he declared war. i met him in 2000 in riyadh. he was friends with the prince that became the ambassador to london. the person heading the delegation to turkey is also has brother. he was a hugely influential voice, he ran a
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newspaper out of saudi arabia and but injune newspaper out of saudi arabia and but in june last newspaper out of saudi arabia and but injune last year he said, i know a lot of thought safe in this country, i want to be a will to so i have to leave. he was a self—imposed exile. he sent me an e—mail saying i hope to be able to see you when i come to london. he was moving between turkey and virginia where he was based. because he was a us resident, not a citizen. there is some question about whether america, the us government, if it had prior knowledge that his life was in danger or he was under threat, did they not have a duty to warn him? does it make that all the more surprising. he made a miscalculation. he was assured by people that he even had forced... the brother of the crown prince had said, he is a friend. he was an
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adviser to the saudi ambassador to london for quite some time. he was both inside, and then later outside the system. it is very clear that the system. it is very clear that the crown prince of saudi arabia, while built as a moderniser and a reformer, a liberator, is actually no democrat whatsoever. he is an autocratic monarch, who is com pletely autocratic monarch, who is completely incapable of tolerating any criticism whatsoever from inside or out. look at the fuss he made over canada. he withdrew the ambassador to canada. he withdrew all saudi citizens from canadian universities. this is not the behaviour of a grown—up. a number of saudis that i have spoken to, who we re saudis that i have spoken to, who were initially supportive of him, he was a brush of fresh air,. he is
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showing his true colours and they are not pleasant. this crash was deliberate. armed with two knives he then ran through terrorist gates. he then stabs police constable keith palmer. he was an arm on armed officer. the whole attack from when he drove to westminster bridge to being shot by armed officers lasted just 82 seconds. it has had the most appalling consequences. i would like to once again express my condolences to once again express my condolences to all the families and loved ones of his victims. the two arms close protection
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officers who confronted this individual acted with great courage. they undoubtedly prevented others from being injured and further loss of life. i played tribute to that promote tremendous professionalism and their bravery. it‘ll be hard to forget the heartbreaking testimony of the officer who shot of this terrorist. our offices are human and the stress of taking another persons life. even if they are a terrorist and even if there is no alternative. we also heard testimony from police co nsta ble we also heard testimony from police constable carlisle, we also heard testimony from police constable ca rlisle, a we also heard testimony from police constable carlisle, a comrade of pc,. his fellow officer was able to get up and run it from the attacker. he handcuffed the attacker after he was shot, fearing he may be wearing a suicide vest. pc carlisle did this
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with protecting the public. his actions are in keeping with the finest traditions of the magic bullet and police service. they are yet another example of the professionalism on a daily basis by officers up and down this country. our behalf of the police i would like to pay tribute to pc palmer. pc palmer was posthumously awarded. i know i speak in behalf of colleagues from across the mat. and the families and loved ones of all the victims at this time. our thoughts are with the survivors including some of our own officers who were seriously injured in this attack. i
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would like to once again thank the chief coroner and the jury for their full examination of the facts. in relation, including his position of those engaged in those duties. we accept these conclusions. in the first part of these inquests wicks examined the deaths of the victims,. we are deeply sorry. security arrangements have substantially changed since the attack. we will do everything that is possible to improve our position further. we now await the chief coroner ‘s detailed conclusions as to the reason article two was engaged in relation to pc palmer‘s death. honour, also paid
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tribute to the detective, his team of detectives from the counterterrorism, and. for the work in identifying whether there was already any further threats to the uk and to collecting all of the evidence on behalf of the coroner. lastly, can i turn to some of the apparent remarks circulating about our deputy commissioner. i have the advantage of overseeing this enquiry and both i and the investigators note there is nothing that he could have done to stop the terrorist or to save pc palmer, or any others from being injured. he was in a car with two civilian staff members. they had no protective equipment with them. the inquest heard that his initial reaction of a police officer was to get out of the vehicle, but he was told not to do
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so by uniformed officer. had he done so, it would have put him directly in the line of fire prevented the officers from taking the shot which stopped stopped the terrorist. the person i know reds, listened and watched every piece of evidence in this case. he said this, what he did was sensible and proper. it was intended to protect others in the car with intended to protect others in the carwith him. intended to protect others in the car with him. none of them had any means of protecting themselves resisting an attack. even if he had got out of the car, it is clear from the cctv evidence that he would not have reached pc palmer before the terrorist had inflicted the fatal wounds. even if he had got out of the car, it is also clear that after the car, it is also clear that after the terrorist have been shot, sir craig did not leave the scene. as we
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saw on the footage when he opened the car door, however he was told by an officer to leave and for good reason. you may well think it was important for the most senior police officer in the country to be at new scotla nd officer in the country to be at new scotland yard where he could take command and control of what at that point could potentially have been a much larger attack. everyone involved in the terrible events that they have been left living with the painful legacy of one man‘s murderous actions. we must all remember who was response both of this attack. a terrorist. and not given such people the comfort that they have somehow divided us as a result of their actions. we must all stand together remembering that it is only in standing together as a nation that will defeat the greatest evil of our times. at the centre of this, are the victims and those injured as well as our loved ones. they remain our most important
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consideration, today there will no doubt be another very difficult day for them. thank you for listening. they did not reveal that there were flaws in this. there has been a long—running series of reviews, about security, at the palace of westminster. we did not wait for this inquest. when pc palmer was murdered, we look at what we could do to improve security and we‘re waiting for some of those details conclusions from the coroner. we will look at that and we will improve the situation further parliaments. parliament gordon, sir john has consulate at what we have done. he is impressive what we have done. he is impressive what we have done. there is more to do and we will do it. thank you very much.
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making a statement outside the old bailey. after a short time ago the jury bailey. after a short time ago the jury returned a verdict of unlawful killing. in the inquest into the death of the westminster bridge attacker. you will recall that four people were killed when he mowed them down in march last year. 29 people injured. he went to stab pc keep palmer. —— pc keith palmer. he said that stick the officer, the officer, the officer that took the shot was distressed. even if it is that of a terrorist. he went onto to defend the senior police officer who stayed in his car at cheering that
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attack. —— during that attack. he finished by stressing the importance of everybody standing together two defeats terror. widespread gales. will continue into the afternoon and evening over the next few days. rainfall will be a problem to we can see some flooding as this strip of rain will continue to run through the south west, north west england and eastern scotland. warmth in that sunshine, towards east anglia. not much rain at all during the next 2a hours. the rain remains tonight among those staying areas. clear skies, much
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remains tonight among those staying areas. clearskies, much fresher feel to the north and west of scotland. it‘ll be closed october record as far as warmth. another warm and fairly sunny day, quite breezy in parts of eastern england. more persistent rain, wales, north—west england. a wet day for northern ireland and a good part of scotland. damages at 11 degrees. 25 in hulland scotland. damages at 11 degrees. 25 in hull and norwich. this is bbc news, our latest headlines: an inquest into the westminster attacks has found that the man
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who carried it out, khalid masood, was lawfully killed by police. downing street has ruled out remaining permanently in the eu customs union as part of any brexit deal. it‘s after ministers had raised concerns about the issue. turkey claims it has documented evidence showing thatjournalist jamal khashoggi?was killed inside the saudi embassy just over a week ago. the head of the firm accused of mismanaging medical waste across sites in england and scotland says his company has been, vilified for providing an excellent service. the queen‘s granddaughter, princess eugenie, has married the drinks executive jack brooksbank. the service took place at st. george‘s chapel in windsor. sport now on afternoon live withjohn. a former manchester united player talking his battles with depression. yes he, he has been speaking openly
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and frankly about his battle with discussion. as a player he won five league titles but he said the feelings of anxiety became so bad he could not take being away from home while playing in the world cup. negative thoughts but performances made question carrying on playing together. for whatever reason i just couldn't shake off and i started thinking negatively about the game which i'd always an anyway. but it just lasted longer and you start doubting yourself, can i play at that level, and i good enough? i just popped out —— blocked out. i
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don't know where i had those feelings were so long, i was in that remind fora feelings were so long, i was in that remind for a good while. he says speaking out about me he‘s been contacted speaking out about me he‘s been co nta cted by speaking out about me he‘s been contacted by several professional players as well to say that they had struggled a something similar. the same bolt had a bit of a boost in his thoughts of making oppression of the bobsleigher? yes, he wants to turn a permanent contract in football. he took a bit of a tumble here but he managed to get back on his beat. he got his first goal in professional football. he his beat. he got his first goal in professionalfootball. he said his beat. he got his first goal in professional football. he said after scoring it was a real weight off his shoulder. are very easy second goal
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and the eight time olympic champion was substituted. you can see how pleased he is to finally get those goals. england‘s senior team, will play their first game behind closed doors in croatia tonight. they‘re in nations league action but will play in front of an empty stadium because of sanctions against the hosts. the punishment comes after a swastika was marked on their pitch 3 years ago. some 500 fans are said to be in croatia, despite not being allowed in, with many hopeful of finding a vantage point to watch something from ouytside the ground in rhi—ekka. there will be a strange experience, i guess we effectively did every day our lives and we play football in front of a handful of people watching. is not totally unique but
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for a match situation it is very different. shukri sheffield the same. “— different. shukri sheffield the same. —— i‘m sure croatia feels the same. britains‘s katie boulter‘s missed out on the biggest win of her career, losing in three sets to world number six karolina pliskova at the tianjin open, but looks set to to break into the world‘s top 100 after reaching the quarter finals. meanwhile kyle edmund has missed out on a place in the semi finals at the shanghai masters. britain‘s number one was beaten in straight sets by fourth seed alexander zverev, who will now play novak djokovic in the last four. and eddie pepperell leads the british masters at the halfway stage on eight under par after another impressive round at walton heath today. pepperell was joint overnight leader and followed his first round 67 with a solid 69, he‘s four shots clear. for europe‘s ryder cup heroes, it‘s not going so well withjustin rose, francesco molinari and tommy fleetwood all well
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down the leaderboard, fleetwood did have a share of the lead going into the second round but made five bogeys to fall away with a round of 77, and is currently level par. that‘s all the sport for now. bbreaking: thames valley police has confirmed a third person has died from their injuries in yesterday‘s m4 crash. the third victim was the driver of the minibus. the two people who died in a crash on the m4 in berkshire yesterday were members of staff at a residential school for young people with autism. prior‘s court school in thatcham said three other employees were seriously injured when their minibus collided with a lorry. three students suffered less serious injuries. they are confirming that a third person has died as a result, a person has died as a result, a person as the driver. people on florida‘s gulf coast are starting to assess the damage
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to their homes and businesses, after one of the strongest storms ever to hit the united states. hurricane michael tore into north—west florida on wednesday, with winds of more than 150 miles an hour. emergency workers say mexico beach was worst hit, our correspondent gary o‘donoghue went to visit the town. two days ago this was an ordinary beachfront community, home to around 1200 people. but street after street, michael tore through this town, uprooting and smashing everything in its path. this is what the federal emergency directory is calling ground zero. it‘s completely devastated the street down to the sea. just two houses left standing and people‘s things are all over the street, microwaves, mattresses, kitchen sinks, you name it. the stuff of everyday life turned into detritus in a matter of a few hours. around the town, friends and neighbours are doing their best to console one another. hard to do when your dream retirement home has ended up like this. i think there‘s a lot of anger
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and shock and just emotion that is at its peak right now, so i think we just need a few days to digest what has happened and see how the rebuilding is going to happen. mexico beach was also the maximum point of the storm surge. the water there rising more than eight feet at the height of the onslaught. one resident said she had five feet of water in the downstairs of her house. the floors and the furniture now ruined. i was in and out of the closet and i was going to check on my husband and i wasjust a basket case. to hear the roar it‘s just amazing, it‘s so loud. 30 miles west of mexico beach the hurricane‘s aftermath proved a temptation some couldn‘t resist. this was a family dollar store and when we arrived there were a whole bunch of people helping themselves to pretty much everything inside.
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mainly the cigarettes and the batteries. they were taking those away in bagfuls. while we have been here a whole load more people have come back and been doing exactly the same. it‘s a bit of a free for all. but for the time being, the priority is seeking out anyone who might need urgent help as the rescuers make their way to some of the more isolated communities. life will not be back to normal here any time soon. gary o‘donoghue, bbc news, florida. seniorjudges in england and wales could be in line for a pay rise of up to 60,000 pounds, taking the annual pay of a high courtjudge to 240,000 pounds a year. the recommendations by the senior salaries review board aims to address low morale among judges and to compensate them for changes to their pension scheme. ben ando reports. since the middle ages, the start of the legal year has been marked by a procession ofjudges from temple bar to westminster. amid the pomp, there is a problem.
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not enough lawyers want to become judges. in the last decade, applications have halved. a report last year found that high workloads and long hours were to blame. the answer, according to the government‘s senior salaries review board is more pay. at the moment, a typical crown courtjudge receives just under £135,000 a year. under these proposals that would go up to nearly 165,000. that‘s more than the prime minister‘s salary. although theresa may does enjoy significant perks, like a free house in a prime location. an nhs nurse with five years experience can expect to earn £28,000 a year. it is that perceived inequality that could give the ministry of justice pause for thought. in a free—market economy it should be easy to attract more recruits. it is never that simple when the taxpayer is footing
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the bill and when other public sector employees like teachers, nurses, soldiers and prison officers have been given far smaller pay rises. the government says it is considering these recommendations and will decide soon whether to accept them. the high court has dismissed an attempt to block the energy firm, cuadrilla, from fracking at its site in lancashire. campaigners had raised objections on safety and environmental grounds. a judge said the site had been assessed by the health and safety executive, and the legal challenge had not identified any serious issues to justify delaying the project. it‘s not often that president trump holds a meeting and it‘s the other person who steals the show but that‘s what happened when kanye west visited the white house. the rap star, one of the best—selling music artists of all time, declared himself a huge fan of the president during his half hour visit to the oval office. our washington correspondent chris buckler reports. over and over and over again...
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with his appearance in the white house, kanye, truly made this the west wing. how does it feel to be in the oval office? oh, it is good energy in this. and he had a fair amount of energy himself — he talked enthusiastically about criminaljustice reform, jobs and education — showed off a picture of a hydrogen—powered plane he thinks should replace air force one. but perhaps the most memorable of many memorable moments came when he talked about the superhuman qualities of donald trump‘s signature make america great again campaign caps. it was something about when i put this hat on that it made me feel like superman. you made a superman. that was — that is my favourite superhero. kanye west is one of the world‘s most famous entertainers and there is a serious political point to all of this. president trump doesn‘t poll well with african—america ns, and kanye is his most high—profile black supporter. judging by his performance
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in the white house, possibly his most enthusiastic fan. it‘s a sign of this era of personality politics in america that kanye even referenced his own presidential ambitions, although he made a pledge not to run against the man he called his bro, and there seems to be quite a bromance. i love this guy right here. that's really nice. often critics compare this presidency to reality television. but if anything, this meeting of two self—proclaimed geniuses verged on the surreal. and it was kanye west who stole the show. chris buckler, bbc news. gamers in the uk and across the world have been booking time off work, calling in sick, or cancelling plans today, all to make sure they have time to play the latest instalment of call of duty. once the biggest name in gaming, the series is coming under increased
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pressure to remain relevant as games like fortnite have led a revolution in the industry.? bbc radio1 newsbeat‘s gaming reporter steffan in the industry. ?bbc radio 1 newsbeat‘s gaming reporter steffan powell has had exclusive access to the studio making the latest call of duty to see if it can keep its place at the top of the gaming tree? this manjob this man job is this manjob is to make the this man job is to make the latest call of duty slicker than what has come before. this gives us a good example of how we are taking his face and mapping it onto other characters. we have a great improvement as animator. black ops four has been a gamble, at stake is one of the most successful entertainment brands in the world. gamers have got used to the three pillars of the call of duty game. their single player and multiplayer
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and zombie mode. but the gamble is jumping on gaming ‘s‘s biggest bandwagon. the popularity of titles like fortnight have introduced a new way to play. the battle royale genre of game sees 100 players challenge each other to be the last man or woman standing on an ever shrinking map. now with its traditional player base flocking to play these titles the latest call of duty has copied these ideas. as the battle royale genre started to explode towards the beginning of last year, this is what we wa nted beginning of last year, this is what we wanted to make. call of duty has
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been seen as an innovator in the last few years, what would you say to fa ns last few years, what would you say to fans that might be disappointed that you are focusing on innovation of others? they want this kind of mood for a long time. it is taking what is a popular genre of battle royale and doing their own twist on it. when you play it, you feel it. it is unique and different. during our exclusive tour we get the sense of the history of the franchise. eight years on there is a price to pay for the game adapting. a traditional mode has been axed, the single story mode. it is scary as game developers but you have to take
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the risk to keep pushing your games for it. i can't even manage mariel ca rte. for it. i can't even manage mariel carte. —— mariel carte. an inquestjury has found that the westminster terrorist khalid masood was lawfully killed. downing street rules out accepting a brexit deal that would leave the uk permanently part of a customs union with the eu, after ministers raised concerns. the queen‘s granddaughter princess eugenie marries at st georges chapel in windsor, in front of 850 guests. here‘s your business headlines on afternoon live. cafe chain patisserie valerie is fighting for survival after revealing it had uncovered "significant, and potentially fraudulent, accounting irregularities". the owner has said its finance director chris marsh was arrested last night and then released on bail and this morning, the serious fraud office said it had "opened a criminal investigation into an individual."
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toy store chain hamleys reported a record loss last year with the firm blaming factors such as brexit and the threat of terrorism for the downturn. the retailer reported a £9.2m loss for the year to 31 december, having made a £1.7m profit the previous year. the owner of the hair salon chains regis and supercuts is seeking a company voluntary arrangement to re—structure its finances. it‘s being seen as a sign that problems hitting high street retailers are now seeping into other areas of the services sector. regis uk says that it is not planning to make any store closures or redundancies as part of its plan but hopes to ammend lease agreements for its 220 sites. susannah tell me more about the cut to subsidies for green cars. this really has taken motoring groups by surprise the society of motor manufacturers and traders has called the decision astounding it says it‘s the sad —— is as it
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sends out a confusing message to customers. what is going to happen is that from november discounts for electric cars and grants for new plug—in hybrids will be scrapped altogether. this comes at a time where factors are trying to adjust to the tumbling diesel car sales and they have invested heavily in electric technology. they are saying that the introduced the plug—in car seven news ago to help the market become established now the price of electric vehicles has come down and they say it is time to focus instead on zero emission models such as pure electric and hydrogen fuelled cell ca rs. electric and hydrogen fuelled cell cars. these have come down in price so it seems that the market is getting a little bit more established. the head of road policy says that the move will have a big
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impact on behaviour. certainly we do think that is the case, what we are powered since 2011 is generous gra nts powered since 2011 is generous grants and people choosing greener vehicles which is welcome. actually what we found from our research is that around 7% of people are looking to buy a plug—in hybrid over the next 12 months and 3% are looking to buy pure electric vehicles so we can foresee those numbers dropping as a result of the government‘s decision which is very questionable. the fashion retailer coast is in difficulties. yes, it has gone into administration. it is understood that part of the business has been bought by karen millet. 300 jobs are
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at risk because it is understood that 24 stores are still earmarked for closure. they had a lot of concessions at the house of fraser and stores are being closed. i spoke to emily hardy earlier and she explained that coast like many state of the struggling retailers find it ha rd to move of the struggling retailers find it hard to move at the time. it is one of those women's will wear brands which is quite expensive for it even scratch evening wear. since brexit there has been a loss of consumer confidence. people holding back on more expensive purchases which we can see with furniture as well. a test done quite hardly by the collapse of house of fraser. when it
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we nt collapse of house of fraser. when it went into administration coast was owed a significant amount of money. in this current market it wasn't possible. shops like coast are in competition with other internet businesses. an outlet centre near wembley is going to be the first shopping centre in the uk to introduce a home delivery service. that will be in place by christmas. will be interesting to see how the traditional stores fightback. with had a very volatile week in the financial markets, particularly yesterday and the day before. ftse has slipped a bit but is back
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again. some good results for financial stop. five koala are starting new lives in britain, as part of plans to ensure the species‘ long—term survival. the four females and a male have journeyed half way round the world to the longleat safari park in wiltshire, where it‘s hoped they‘ll settle down to breed. they‘re not an endangered species, but they are considered vulnerable, and experts are keen to establish new populations outside australia. laura foster has been to watch them settle in. tree clutching, eucalyptus munching, sleep needing koalas are like nature‘s cuddly toy. in fact, they spend up to 20 hours a day asleep, which is handy when some of them have had to catch a long flight. yesterday, five southern koalas landed at heathrow airport. it‘s the first of its kind,
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obviously it‘s the first individuals within europe. so, it‘s a big, big step towards helping the species survive why is there a need to bring koala such a long way. because of chlamydia and retrovirus it has been hard. in each of these crates is one of the koalas. each blissfully unaware of all the work and effort it‘s taken to get them here. now, they‘re going to be checked to see if they‘re all right and then we‘ll go on to their new home in wiltshire. this is them getting their first taste of a new australia inspired enclosure. there been studied to
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find out how to protect them. they are more than just sitting in a tree and sleeping, the quite con. their behaviour, the hierarchy are fascinating. the site has been growing their own plans in preparation. this is part of the plan obvious trailing government to create a new back—up population in this part of the world. the stop the koalas to becoming stressed they will be out of sight of the public for the next six months. it is hoped that they will soon breed and there will be more of them hanging out. now it‘s time for a look at the weather with matt taylor. it -- it —— strong talent will be responsible for some heavy rain. especially across this area of whale. the bbc‘s a lot of rain over
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the next few days which can cause flooding. the core of the storm is to the west but we have a weather front which is going to straddle the same sort of area. on the side we have some sunshine, this is in london. we will have sunny spells and temperatures of to do ordain three degrees. in the evening rush—hour there are some rain towards cornwall and western parts of wales with winds gusting around at 60 mph. wet afternoon for parts of south—west england and scotland, only a few showers to the west of scotla nd only a few showers to the west of scotland even though the wind will be very strong and lively. into the night it stays windy across the uk with rain running from the south west of england to wales to parts of the midlands to northern england to.
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there will be some clear skies around and a cooler night but we could be close to october records in the south as we see temperatures not drop any lower than 17 or 18 degrees. an interesting start the weekend as we have some sunshine across southern england, so heavy rain to begin with and getting wetter to northern ireland. rain on and off through north—west england and off through north—west england and a wet afternoon across the bulk of scotland. window be on the breezy side across the eastern half of uk. the remnants of up weather front will gradually push away into sunday. quite a bit of rain on sunday. quite a bit of rain on sunday into parts of southern and eastern england. some overnight rain remaining in scotland but a better day than many as we seek sunny spells develop and we may hold onto
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cloud about longer. sunday will feel a bit over to. you hello, you‘re watching afternoon live — i‘m martine croxall. today at 4. an inquestjury finds that the terrorist khalid masood was lawfully killed — the police have accepted "shortcomings" in protecting officers at westminster. even the possibility that the much upon as an police service lost the chance to prevent the murder of one of our officers, is unacceptable. we are deeply sorry. downing street rules out accepting a brexit deal that would leave the uk permanently part of a customs union with the eu — after ministers raised concerns. what we cannot do is see the united kingdom locked in via the back door to a customs union arrangement which will leave us in an indefinite limbo. that is not leaving the eu. the queen‘s granddaughter princess eugenie ties the knot at st georges chapel in windsor. coming up on afternoon live all the sport — john watson yes, the former manchester
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midfielder said his defeat in the 2009 champions league final left with a year—long battle which also has made him give up the game. it is pretty stormy in parts. certainly is. storm callum has brought in some gales. others, the son has been out. we will give you some of the when all weather winners and losers. thanks matt also coming up — gamers in uk and across the world have been booking time off work, calling in sick, or cancelling plans today — all to make sure they have time to play the latest instalment of call of duty an inquestjury has found that the man who carried out
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the westminster bridge terror attack, khalid masood, was lawfully killed. masood murdered five people in march last year — including pc keith palmer — before he was shot dead outside the houses of parliament. after the inquest, assistant commissioner neil basu, the head of uk counter—terrorism policing, accepted that there were "shortcomings" in the protection of police officers at the palace of westminster. our correspondentjenny kumah is outside the old bailey in central london this inquest is focused on those moments shortly before coloured masood was shot dead. he had physically stabs pc, near the front gates of parliament and he was confronted by some close protection officers who shouted a warning before firing three shots. he was he received medical attention at the
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scene and then he was taken to hospital where he was declared dead. thejudge had today, directed hospital where he was declared dead. the judge had today, directed the jury the judge had today, directed the jury that the only conclusion they could reach was that he was lawfully killed. he said the armed officer involved honestly believed it was necessary and reasonable to shoot him. giving his reaction, these sectors assistant commissioner of the najibullah ‘s and police gave these comments this afternoon. pc palmer was posthumously awarded for his bravery. i know i speak on behalf of colleagues from across the map. in its our deepest sympathies. to the families of all the victims of this difficult time. forts also with the survivors, including some of our own officers who were seriously injured will stop i would like to once again thank the chief coroner and thejury
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like to once again thank the chief coroner and the jury for their full and rigorous examinations of the fa cts . and rigorous examinations of the facts. in relation to police co nsta ble facts. in relation to police constable palmer‘s death, the coroner identified shortcomings in the security system at the palace of westminster. including the supervision of those engaged in those duties. we accept these conclusions. even the possibility that the metropolitan police service lost the chance to prevent the murder of one of our offer officers is unacceptable. we are deeply sorry. he also praised pc carlisle. he attacks coloured mrs, he then handcuffed him. the first police protecting parliaments know of the westminster attack was when a four
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by four smashed into the perimeter fence. then the driver, ran around the corner to the main gates of the house of commons. he looked me directly in the eye, he was clearly coming into parliament and he was coming into parliament and he was coming with intentions to kill police officers. pc nick carlyle was guarding the gates with pc palmer. he saw his partner stabbed with two large knives. he had known pc palmer for ten years. the attacker stood over him, his shoulders working as he attacked him on the floor. action clearly needed to be taken. i had a ready started running forward. i had lined up. i was going to strike him on the shoulder. when i was almost upon him, he turned to face me,
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knives up. i had to veer away to the side. i did not realise at that time, isaw side. i did not realise at that time, i saw the cctv, keith was able to get up and escape. he told me he and pc palmer ran towards parliament. they were pursued by the terrorist. officers with guns came out with guns drawn. i moved out of their line of sight and pointed to their line of sight and pointed to the attacker, making it clear who he was and where he was coming from. he was and where he was coming from. he was just was and where he was coming from. he wasjust behind me. there was was and where he was coming from. he was just behind me. there was a warning and was a volley of shots. the pistol shot echoed around westminster. this was the moment just after the officers opened fire. pc carlisle can be seen just towards the left. he then steps to deal with
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the left. he then steps to deal with the terrorist. to prevent him from getting back into the fight ought detonating any explosives, i got forward and cuffed him. so you handcuffed and even though he could have had a suicide vest. yes. the terrorist was taken to hospital but then died from gunshot wounds. pc keith palmer also died at the scene. in his summing up. thejudge also defended the actions of sir craig mackee, as he looked insulting his car as the attack unfolded. giving reactions, he was also defended saying some of the comments about him were apparent and agreeing with
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thejudge that he him were apparent and agreeing with the judge that he could have done, he could not have done anything to stop the attack. he had no protection and what he did was sensible. thank you very much. a new injection of cash is being used to save patisserie valerie. tell us what this is about. this company have had a black hole, on wednesday morning. it was worth half £1 billion on tuesday night. last night it looked like it was worth nothing. could it be rescued? like it was worth nothing. could it be rescued ? it looks like it was worth nothing. could it be rescued? it looks like that is forthcoming. £25 million in total. £10 million from its major shareholder. who owns pizza express. he put in ten £10 million in the
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form of a loan. £15 million will be made by issuing new shares. the questions remain. the finance director was arrested. what is his involvement? it would look very grave this afternoon. it looks at the last minute that talks would have been going on all day have resulted in this new injection of cash. the company would survive. patisserie valerie looked like it was pretty healthy a few days ago. on tuesday nights 48 hours ago, this company was valued at £400 million. last night it was worth nothing. where did this black hole a car? it had £28 million in cash according to its accounts. looking closely we have —£9 million in cash. this is trying to plug that gap. very
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serious questions to be answered. the questions for the finance director who has been arrested. the most important thing for the 205 stores. and 2500 people who work there, as of tonight it looks like there, as of tonight it looks like the company survives. the finance director was arrested and released on bail. downing street has insisted the prime minister will not agree to a brexit deal with the eu which commits the uk to being permanently in a customs union. it comes as several cabinet ministers are understood to have expressed their concern about a so—called backstop option to avoid a hard border between the irish republic and northern ireland if arrangements for a trade deal are not ready in time. meanwhile, the chancellor has said there has been a positive change in the pace of the brexit negotiations and that better economic outcomes are now possible. our political correspondent chris mason has been following developments and joins us from westminster. it would not be, a normal day would
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it without you and brexit‘s. tell us more. good afternoon. welcome to the swelling soup of brexit. there is this whole row over backstop. words someone like me had never used in 36 yea rs of someone like me had never used in 36 years of my life. i had been using everyday for the past two years. this is about if there is a deal, in the next couple of months, what happens at the end of the transition period that is part of that go‘s that‘s period is due to run to the end of march next year, for almost two years until the end of 2020. what happens after? if there is not a trade deal in place? the current idea of this so—called backstop, this insurance policy, to avoid a ha rd this insurance policy, to avoid a hard border between northern ireland
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and the republic of ireland is the idea that northern ireland would stay closer to the european union in terms of radiation and all the rest than the rest of the uk. that is unpalatable —— that is unpalatable. there has been talk of the last 24 hours of the potential that the solution to this problem would be but the whole of the uk stays in the customs union. there is no difference between northern ireland and england, scotland and wales. but, brexiteers are unhappy. that is not really in their view a proper brexit‘s. you have a whole row about this whole business of something being temporarily ought time—limited. even a row about the difference in the definition between temporarily and time—limited. time—limited marks the end. is there going to be a date attached? not something that brussels would like to see. the brexit secretary talking
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this afternoon, peterhead that any kind of backstop would have to be time—limited. kind of backstop would have to be time-limited. it would have to be finite, short and time—limited in order for it to be supported here. what he cannot do is see the united kingdom log in via the back door to a customs union arrangement that would leave us in an indefinite limbo. pretty clear. the dup have entertained the idea that theresa may might not stick around for ever as prime minister. they are pretty punchy. the conservative party will wa nt punchy. the conservative party will want to choose. we want to work with the conservative party. we are looking forward to them delivering ona looking forward to them delivering on a promise, the promise to us, our priority should be first to deliver on what the people in the united
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kingdom asked for to leave the eu. secondly, to ensure that in leaving the eu we do not allow you to dictate terms would break up the united kingdom. i'm sure the prime ministers aware of the grief, responsibilities which lies on her shoulders. we are reminding her. we are being torn at the moment between what we believe, and your sound principles of the union. at the same time the bullying, threatening behaviour of the eu, go with your principles, go with your instinct. go with your response ability to the people of the uk and show the eu negotiators the door. all of this is a row about what happens if there is a row about what happens if there is a deal. if there is no deal, there is no backstop. we leave the eu at the end of march next year and things change pretty radically and pretty quickly. as far as reparations for that are concerned,
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another tranche of no deal papers have come out from the government is afternoon. we are up to 104, 100 and 50 will come out at 4:30pm. this is market sensitive. in that, lots of preparations for what will happen in the event of a no deal. substantial changes will happen, and will happen quickly in that event. more detail on that on the news at 5pm. it backstop was always open position in rounders when i was at school. along came brexit. but a french for you there. thank you. rounders, i was very keen on that. technical notices them. this fourth set that have been released. what
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have you picked up‘s overall, there is nothing surprising in that when we leave the eu, we lose the rights to being in the eu and we lose the response abilities of being in the eu. if we leave it no deal all of that ends very very quickly that is what these papers are saying into technical terms. the biggest headache, from the papers today, relates to trade deals with other countries around the world. we are, there are 40 deals with 70 countries which the uk is part of because of our eu membership. it makes 12% of our eu membership. it makes 12% of our trade with canada, south korea and others. there was a paper that says if there is no deal, we will suddenly fall of those trade deals. we then have to revert to very basic world organisation trading terms. the government is trying to drum up deals with those countries to replace the eu deal, but of the 40
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deals, only one has really been agreed to. time is running out. it is very unlikely, do not panic. look at the reaction we have had from the food and drink federation. uk food and drink in the event of a no deal what is a lose access to more than 70 markets around the world, essential sources of ingredients and produce and also highly valued export destinations. don‘t panic says the government, businesses say, it is very wealthy you to say that. there is specific information that will be of interest to consumers. lot of this is technical stuff that has practical implications. there is a paper on copyright. one of the things you can do at the moment, if you sign up to spot a fire on ethics in the uk, you have the rights to access those products if you are on holiday in portugal all on business in germany. that is under the terms
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ofan eu in germany. that is under the terms of an eu regulation. if we leave with no deal, that regulation ceases to apply, the paper says uk consumers cannot expect online content providers to give them access to those products when they‘re travelling around europe. this may only happen for a short time but people being warned this could happen. rail transport another one. companies have to make sure they have the proper licenses, in theory that could affect things like eurostar, trained under the channel. the government is trying to do bilateral agreements with individual countries, france, belgium. when you put it all together it is a lot to do in put it all together it is a lot to doina put it all together it is a lot to do in a few months. that is the concern. what else is there with the northern ireland issue? these papers don't dive into the detail of what is being negotiated intensely at the moment in brussels. one paper again hints at the competitive. there is this an election is to market in
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ireland, which means northern ireland, which means northern ireland is pretty reliant on alleged city generated in the republic of ireland to switch the lights on. if there was no deal, in theory, those alleged city connections could be stopped. that wouldn‘t happen you would think. these are worst—case scenario papers. if that was the case, the government would like the single and it is to markets to continue, but the paper on alert as that cannot be guaranteed. if necessary , that cannot be guaranteed. if necessary, the government would be making contingency plans fourth security and illiteracy supplies. again, it shows these are real issues that could in theory affect real people. thank you. the disappearance of a journalist there earlier this month. jamal khashoggi, a critic of the saudi monarchy, was last seen entering his country‘s consulate 10 days ago. it comes amid reports that turkey has graphic recordings proving that khashoggi was murdered inside the building.
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earlier i spoke to our security correspondent frank gardner. there was a joint turkish, saudi investigation. the two sides are very far apart, the latest is that turkish journalists are saying that they had been shown audio and video recordings of what took place inside the consulate on that afternoon of october the 2nd when mr khashoggi disappeared. it has left them in no doubt whatsoever that he was murdered. the saudi side continues to maintain they have no idea they are as concerned as everybody. they deny any wrongdoing. they have dismissed all accusations that they are involved in any kind of foul play here. he is a saudi citizen, they want to know where he is. the burden of proof is very much on saudi arabia for this. he went in, nobody saw him come out. a number of black vans came out instead. stories have emerged, so far unproven, that he was
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dismembered, certainly the turkish side has revealed, released footage of a 15 man strong saudi security team, that included a forensic expert. they arrived in istanbul the same day that jamal khashoggi arrived. he had come earlier and the saudis gave him a date saying, come back on october 2nd. he did and he never came out. tell us about him. i have known him for 18 years. he is a gamekeeper turned poacher in the sense that he was for a long time patriotic saudi. he is, because we still do not know what the certain what has happened. he is very patriotic. he was close to jihadists
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in afghanistan in the 1980s. he was very supportive of the efforts to fight the russians in afghanistan in the 1980s. he was even a friend of osama bin laden at the time. although not when he declared war on most of the world. i met him in 2000 in riyadh. he was friends with the prince that became the ambassador to london. the person heading the delegation to turkey is also has brother. to turkey is also his brother. he was a hugely influential voice, he ran a newspaper out of saudi arabia and but injune last year he said, i know a lot he was in self—imposed exile. he sent me an e—mail saying i hope to be able to see you when i come to london.
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he was moving between turkey and virginia where he was based. because he was a us resident, not a citizen. there is some question about whether america, the us government, if it had prior knowledge that his life was in danger or he was under threat, did they not have a duty to warn him? does it make that all the more surprising. the more surprising? he made a miscalculation. the saudi ambassador to washington, who was the brother of the crown prince had surged, he is a friend. we liked it that he worked for us for a while. he was an adviser to the saudi arrested at a london. it is very clear that the crown
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prince of saudi arabia, while built as a moderniser and a reformer, a liberator, is actually no democrat whatsoever. he is an autocratic monarch, who is completely incapable of tolerating any criticism whatsoever from inside or out. look at the fuss he made over canada. he withdrew the ambassador to canada. he withdrew all saudi citizens from canadian universities. this is not the behaviour of a grown—up. a number of saudis that i have spoken to, who were initially supportive of him, he was a brush of fresh air. he is showing his true colours and they are not pleasant. the queen‘s granddaughter princess eugenie has
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married jack brooksbank, at st george‘s chapel in windsor. the royal family and a number of celebrities, including robbie williams, ellie goulding and james blunt, were among 850 guests at the ceremony. princess eugenie, who is 9th in line to the throne, was given away by her father, prince andrew. crowds gathered outside the castle to wish the couple well. they left the wedding in an aston martin. only ten of them made. specially commissioned for the spectre film which was one of the james bond franchises. they were the afternoon perception today,. they got their places there by ballot.
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this afternoon, this evening, there are going to have an evening reception at the family home of the yorks in windsor park. there they are. her sister waving yorks in windsor park. there they are. hersisterwaving her yorks in windsor park. there they are. her sister waving her off. there they go. i wore o‘connor corresponded reports on the wedding. hold onto your hats, it is another royal wedding. though this one not quite in the premier league, despite the sharp ambitions of the bride‘s father and mother. the guests battled through the strong winds to st george‘s chapel and, of course, these days you can‘t have a royal wedding without some celebrities. here they were, the singer robbie williams, whose daughter was a bridesmaid. james blunt and his wife, and just behind, there‘s another hat gone, ellie goulding. into the chapel via a discreet side door, the duke and duchess of sussex,
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thankful they had a spring wedding in bright sunshine rather than autumn one in a gale. the duke of duchess of cambridge. prince charles came without his wife, the duchess of cornwall evidently had a pressing engagement and couldn‘t make it. and then stand by for the arrival of the mother of the bride, sarah ferguson, also known as the duchess of york. she‘s not been an entirely welcome figure within royal circles for a good many years. she‘s had an unfortunate habit of embarrassing them. but she arrived today as boisterous as ever and evidently delighted to be part of the family again. the queen was there to see the wedding of one of her granddaughters. alongside her was the duke of edinburgh, a rare appearance by him at the age of 97. they went into the chapel and took their places just behind the duchess of york, it is thought to be the first time the duke of edinburgh has been in such close proximity to his erstwhile daughter—in—law for 26 years. and so to the bride,
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princess eugenie, ninth in line to the throne, she arrived at the chapel with her father, the duke of york, in a dress by designer peter pilotto. waiting inside, her husband to be, jack brooksbank, a drinks company representative and former nightclub manager. the bride came up the aisle with her bridesmaids and page boys, among whom were prince george and princess charlotte. at the altar, the couple exchanged their vows. i eugenie victoria helena... take thee jack christopher stamp... as my wedded husband. and then as man and wife together, a carriage ride. it is seen to emulate the ride taken by harry and meghan after their wedding and concerns had been expressed about providing the security. in the event, because of the weather, the carriage was closed
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and the ride was very much shorter. the crowds were respectable but certainly not huge. australia this time, the gold coast, . they have been in the droughts in the past few months. it is broken down recently. stormy weather yesterday. some of this footage just not far away from brisbane. swirling rain, damaging winds. a huge amount of damage actually with some floods as well. adding to that we saw some rather large hailstones as well. these are pictures from yesterday.
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imagine those falling from the sky. if you are a little bit squeamish turn away now. the was a picture of you‘re in in the hospital. caught in the storm. hit by the health owns. this shows just how much damage they could do. she was protecting her baby in the pram. she was shot her baby in the pram. she was shot her baby at the time. just to show the extent of the damage. some footage of kangaroos and other animals trying to shelter as well. what about our weather? in the last hour we have seen winds of north west wales over 80 miles an hour. storm callu m wales over 80 miles an hour. storm callum is with us. the grim
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afternoon for some. not just windy for some but very wet. almost like my time in northern ireland with grey skies overhead. storm callum —— storm callum, looping around into the centre storm. way out towards the centre storm. way out towards the west of us, we have some very strong winds across the uk in and around this weather fronts which extends from the south west of england‘s two the north—east of scotland. just the west of wales we have seen those winds substantially picked up. not just have seen those winds substantially picked up. notjust the causing concern, and amber warning picked up. notjust the causing concern, and amberwarning in picked up. notjust the causing concern, and amber warning in these areas of south wales. this 160 millimetres of rain during the next couple of days. that could lead to flooding. the sum have a cloud in the rain, others. temperature is 23 degrees here this afternoon. if you are out in the west, heavy rain and still there‘s very potentially damaging winds in western parts of
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wales, stretching into north—west england. southern eastern scotland stays thoroughly wet, west of scotla nd stays thoroughly wet, west of scotland has always been a bit brighter here today but still pretty windy. winds gusting 50 to 60 miles an hour. insert tonight. it remains very windy across india and wales. further rain in south—western and wales. that‘ll keep the temperatures up. to the south in east, not far off. some of the warmest october conditions by night in the south. 18, maybe 90 degrees and south—east. it‘ll be a warm sunny but windy day. rain in wales and south—west england into northern england. after a bright start to scotland, it gets wet through the day. but nowhere near as windy as today. it remains wet across wales and england throughout. hence warnings across wales. for the midlands, throughout. hence warnings across wales. forthe midlands, eastern parts of england, completely different day. warm and sunny, and
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windy. saturday night to sunday, a weather front finally be shed for these woods. great for those of heavy rain in the west. improving condition throughout the day. in northern scotland, in eastern england a wet start to sunday. it‘ll ta ke england a wet start to sunday. it‘ll take a while for things that aren‘t dry and bright. saturday is the better day of the weekend. but it only gets a sunday, temperatures where they should for this time of year. this is bbc news, our latest headlines: the inquest into the westminster attacks has found that khalid masood was lawfully killed after he murdered four pedestrians and a police officer. downing street has ruled out remaining permanently in the eu customs union as part of any brexit deal. it‘s after ministers had raised concerns about the issue. turkish officials claim they have audio and video recordings showing that missing journalist jamal khashoggi was tortured and murdered inside the saudi embassy. and the queen‘s granddaughter,
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princess eugenie, has married her long—term partner jack brooksbank in front of friends and family in windsor today. a former manchester united player talking his battles with depression... yes, after speaking out about it he‘s been contacted by other players who have since spoken out about depression. you says it has started since... feelings of anxiety had gotten so bad he couldn‘t face being at home. for whatever reason i couldn't shake it off. i started
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thinking negatively about the game which i had always done after the game for a few days, if we lost. but itjust lasted longer game for a few days, if we lost. but it just lasted longer longer. game for a few days, if we lost. but itjust lasted longer longer. but still bald. —— snowballed. i don't know why had those feelings were so long but i couldn't shake them off. i was long but i couldn't shake them off. iwas in long but i couldn't shake them off. i was in that frame of mind for a good year and maybe 18 months after that. he speaks very openly and frankly. now, usain bolt is trying to go from being a sprinter to a footballer. he said scoring his first goals for central coast mariners
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was a weight off his shoulders, such has been the level of scurtiny on the former sprinter to see if he can make it as a professional footballer. he‘s been on an indefinite trial with the a—league side and whilst many have called it a publicity stunt, he‘s putting his body on the line in pursuit of a full term contract. and his first goals for the club will have helped his cause. this was his first. his second couldn‘t have been easier. four nil they beat macarthur south west united in front of 6,000 fans england‘s senior team, will play their first game behind closed doors in croatia tonight. they‘re in nations league action but will play in front of an empty stadium because of sanctions against the hosts. the punishment comes after a swastika was marked
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on their pitch 3 years ago. some 500 fans are said to be in croatia, despite not being allowed in, with many hopeful of finding a vantage point to watch something from ouytside the ground in rhi—ekka. it will be a strange experience, we effectively do it every day of our lives, we play football in front of a handful of people watching so it is not totally unique but for a match situation and an international situation it is very different. and sure croatia deal the same. you can follow live coverage of that match tonight. eddie pepperell leads the british masters at the halfway stage on eight under par after another impressive round at walton heath today. pepperell was joint overnight leader and followed his first round 67 with a solid 69, he‘s three shots clear.
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only two shots clear. for europe‘s ryder cup heroes, it‘s not going so well withjustin —— tommy fleetwood has dropped back finishing on level par and justin rose as well. they have some work to do to make their way up the leaderboard now. george russell will become the third british driver in formula one next year after signing to race for williams. he‘s currently mercedes‘ reserve driver and leading the formula two championship. russell will become the first full time british driver at williams sincejenson button back in 2000. his compatriots next season are mercedes‘ lewis hamilton and lando norris at mclaren. that‘s all the sport for now. i‘ll have more for you in the next hour.
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now on afternoon live, let‘s go nationwide, and see what‘s happening around the country, in our daily visit to the bbc newsrooms around the uk. let‘s go to annabell tiffin in salford, where north west tonight has been getting the reaction to a landmark high court decision which will mean fracking will resume in lancashire, for first time since 2011. amanada goodman is in cambridge, where local city leaders have expressed concern about congestion being caused by large groups of foreign tourists. fracking can start again since it was last linked in 2011 with earthquakes? but there has been a last ditch attempt by campaigners to
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stop it happening at all. yes, there has been a court case brought by a campaigner who has been a familiar face in lancashire where they have been trying to stop fracking taking place. lancashire county council failed to properly assess any safety risks. there has been a green light for a company to go ahead and the chief executive said he was delighted and that fracking would start tomorrow. it is no surprise that he is delighted as it has taken over his life for the past six or seven over his life for the past six or seve n yea rs over his life for the past six or seven years but mac. it was said it it was costing them a lot to keep equipment on—site. the process sees liquid pumped at high pressure deep
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underground to fractured rock to belief gas. but the process has been controversial and subject to protests by bar mentalist —— protests by bar mentalist —— protests by bar mentalist —— protests by environmentalists. we will continue to resist this industry with every fibre of our beings dot mac we're not going anywhere. the legal system won't detera. anywhere. the legal system won't deter a. it has been a long road to get your? yes, it began in the us but it hadn‘t be heard up year until 2011 where it but it hadn‘t be heard up year until 2011where it hit headlines are causing earthquakes nearby. mac the company suspended its territories but every fast or added to those in 15th the company put in a planning
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application to two sites in lancashire but the council turned them down. the government is pretty keen on fracking and in october 2016 it gave the green light for the project at preston new road. the government thinks it will boost tax revenues, create jobs and government thinks it will boost tax revenues, createjobs and reduce reliance on energy imports. people worry about it they do and whether it would actually have any positive impact on energy prices. despite the latest developments shale is by no means certain and labour has promised to ban fracking if it gets into power. despite the legal challenges being overcome, the company see it might not go ahead as planned because of the weather. the story has no ending. thank you. was
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good to cambridge, too many tourists, that‘s a nice problem to have. yes, it is not what you would expect a city to do, to discourage tourists. it is fear to point out the city is not doing that and the cb welcome all tourists around the world. the problem is quite specific, when large groups of 50 or so tourists gather, other people such as locals can‘t get past them. the medieval streets are narrow and i were stranded when a huge group of two wrists build the pavement and spilled out onto the road. my daughter who is 12 was jostled
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spilled out onto the road. my daughter who is 12 wasjostled into the path of a cyclist who was going very fast mac she wasn‘t hurt on that occasion but the point is, she could‘ve been. the tourists are very friendly and are having a great time but tourism bosses and the local council now want to encourage tour guides to escort much smaller groups to enhance everybody‘s experience of the city. we really value and welcome all visitors to cambridge. they have a very positive impact on the city in a number of ways. but what we are working on at the city council and visit cambridge is how we can lessen any negative impacts on local residents. we are a medieval city and we have small, narrow streets or any large groups can be disrupted. it sounds like you and your daughter have been living the story. the other big problem is
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the story. the other big problem is the number of coaches on queen‘s road. it is well—known that the city has a big congestion problem anyway but it remains one of the most popular places in the country to visit. every year more than 5 million people visit cambridge from around the world with its university dating back eight centuries and the river. it is unlikely that two days of ice will put anyone off coming here but it will hopefully encourage people to enjoy the city in smaller groups. thank you. it is a beautiful place to visit but mind how you go. thank you for taking us nationwide. you can find these stories on the
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bbc i player. gamers in the uk and across the world have been booking time off work, calling in sick, or cancelling plans today, all to make sure they have time to play the latest instalment of call of duty. once the biggest name in gaming, the series is coming under increased pressure to remain relevant as games like fortnite have led a revolution in the industry. ?bbc radio 1 newsbeat‘s gaming reporter steffan powell has had exclusive access to the studio making the latest call of duty, to see if it can keep its place at the top of the gaming tree. his job is to make the latest call of duty even slicker than what has come before. this is despite the huge increase in scale. this gives you a good example of how we‘re taking his face and mapping it onto these other characters. the way that they move throughout the world feels so much more natural than it did before. it is a great improvement for us as animators, we look at that and we‘re like, that is amazing. black ops 4 has been a gamble.
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at stake, one of the most successful entertainment brands in the world, with more than 200 million players. gamers have got used to the three pillars of the call of duty game. there is the single player where you live out a story worthy of hollywood. there is multiplayer where you play competitively online, and there is the zombies mode where players fight it out with the living dead. some more successfully than others. but the gamble isjumping on gaming‘s biggest bandwagon. the battle royale. the popularity of titles like fortnite and playerunknown‘s battle grounds have introduced a new way to play. the battle royale genre of games sees 100 players challenge each other down to the last man or woman standing on an ever—shrinking map. now with its traditional player base flocking to play those titles, the latest call of duty has copied the idea and for the first time ever, developed its own version
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of this new way of playing. as the battle royale genre really started to explode towards the beginning of last year, 2017, that came into the idea of what we really wanted to make. now call of duty has been seen as an innovator in the gaming industry for years. what do you say to some of those fans that may be disappointed that this game is featuring so heavily on the innovation of others? if you ask the call of duty audience, i think they‘ve all been wanting this kind of mode for a long time so with blackout it is taking what is a popular genre with battle royale, but we are doing our own black ops twist on it. it‘s something that when you play you feel it, it is unique and different. during our exclusive tour of the studio we get a sense of the history of the black ops versions of the franchise, dating all the way back to 2010. but eight years on, there is a price
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to pay for the game adapting. to make it all work a core pillar of the traditional call of duty game has been axed. the single player story mode has gone and some fans might not like it. it is scary for us as game developers but you have to take those risks to keep pushing those new games forward. first a look at the headlines on afternoon live. an inquestjury finds that the westminster bridge attacker khalid masood was lawfully killed — the police have accepted "shortcomings" in protecting officers. downing street rules out accepting a brexit deal that would leave the uk permanently part of a customs union with the eu, after ministers raised concerns. the queen‘s granddaughter princess eugenie ties the knot at st georges chapel in windsor. here‘s your business
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headlines on afternoon live: patisserie valerie has been saved from collapse after entrepreneur luke johnson, who owns 37% of the company, offered up to £20 million in loans to the struggling chain. toy store chain, hamleys, reported a record loss last year with the firm blaming factors such as brexit and the threat of terrorism for the downturn. the retailer reported a £9.2 million loss for the year to 31 december, having made a £1.7 million profit the previous year. the owner of the hair salon chains regis and supercuts is seeking a company voluntary arrangement to re—strcuture its finances. it‘s being seen as a sign that problems hitting high street. retailers are now seeping into other areas of the services sector. regis uk says that it is not planning to make any store closures or redundancies as part of its plan but hopes to ammend lease agreements for its 220 sites. so susannah, the focus very much on the retail
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sector today. yes as we‘ve been reporting throughout the day the cafe chain patisserie valerie is in serious trouble rocked by an accounting scandal. in the last hour we‘ve heard that the leading shareholder — entrepreneur luke johnson is to provide 10 million pounds of immediate liquidity to the group. and a bridging loan of up to £10 million which is going to save this company for now because the company is also proposing to issues shares to another £15 million. it means for the moment it is out of immediate danger but we will have to see if this share issue goes to plan. also a well known
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chain on hair salons — is also experiencing financial difficulties? the regis chain which owns supercuts and regis salons is the latest to seek a company voluntary arrangement — to try and restrcuture its lease agreements with landlords for 220 stores — hoping ot avoid jobs losses but at the womens retailer coast — but at the womens retailer coast — 300 jobs are still at risk — the chain collapsed late yesterday — the chain collapsed late yesterday. lukejohnson luke johnson is going lukejohnson is going to put in an injection of £10 million and a bridging loan for patisserie valerie, do think it will be ok? yes it has been a difficult one and the company was saying it hadn‘t
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immediately been aware of the £29 debt. we had a finance director released on bail this morning ‘s. —— £29 million. it will be interesting when the shares resume trading, we will see of investors are prepared to cough up. let's talk about regis and hear salons are the latest casualty. in terms of retail sector and high street businesses, there has been a number of complaints were a number of years, not only in terms of the cost of rent but also business rates and the apprenticeship levy. we are seeing
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this complete disparity between pure online retailers who on the whole are doing pretty well and those with are doing pretty well and those with a physical presence. they are needing to cut costs and they can. what about the wider market, it has been extremely volatile, today a bit more of a bounce back, particularly in the us but some more losses against. the problem with wallop attila... market still go in a straight line. a domino effect started on wednesday night in the united states. that being said, one
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of the potential saviours to this current situation is us company earnings. certainly in terms of the first view that have been filtering in from the us banks, they have been looking pretty good. that has given investors some crumbs of comfort in the short—term. investors some crumbs of comfort in the short-term. thank you. the ftse has turned back into the red, there was a bounce this morning. jp morgan chase are up by 25% in the three months so that is helped boost. that is all the business news. storm callum has been
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bringing heavy rain especially across south wales. and amber warning in place, we could see as much as 160 million litres of rain over the next few days which will cause some flooding. the core of the storm is to the west which has straddled across the same sort of area. we have some sunshine in london. it will continue with sunny spells and her pitchers of 22 or 23. increasing winds in scotland. in between we can see rain come and go. still some rain towards cornwall and across western parts of wales, winds gusting. turning wet in the afternoon across parts of north—west england. to the west of scotland
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only a few showers even though the winds will still remain very strong. that could be some impact on that, into the night. it will stay windy across the uk. either side of the rain there are some clear skies around, a cooler night was the west of the uk. we could because to an october record in the south as temperatures will not drop lower than 17 or 18 degrees. an interesting start to your weekend, we have some sunshine and once across parts of southern eastern england, stills and heavy rain to begin with. turning wet towards northern ireland and a wet afternoon across the bulk of scotland. the wind will be on the breezy side and eastern half of the uk, note the temperatures. tens and 11th in western scotland. weather front will
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gradually push away. better rain on sunday across parts of southern and eastern england. the remnick is of some overnight rain in the far north on scotland but a better day for many as we see sunny spells develop. by many as we see sunny spells develop. by sunday it will be much cooler. i should fry the today at 5pm: a jury finds westminster attacker khalid masood was lawfully killed. the 52—year—old murdered four pedestrians and a police officer before being shot by a bodyguard outside the palace of westminster in march last year. the coroner and scotland yard dismissed criticism of the then acting metropolitan police commissioner, who witnessed the attack from his car. there is nothing that craig could have done to have stopped masood or
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pc palmer. he was in a car with two civilians. neither he nor the two civilians. neither he nor the two civilian staff had any protective equipment with them. we‘ll have the latest from the inquest. the other main stories on bbc news at 5pm. eurostar rail services could be suspended and british travellers
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