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this is bbc news. i'm lukwesa burak. the headlines at 7pm. the westminster attacker, khalid masood who killed five people including a police officer outside the palace of westminster last year — was lawfully killed, an inquest concludes. pc keith palmer was stabbed repeatedly by khalid masood. his colleague pc carlisle ran towards him in a vain attempt to save him. when i was almost upon him he had seen me coming and turns to face me. i had to veer away to the side. a drill music rapper from south london has been sentenced to seven years in prison — for dealing drugs in cumbria, as part of a so—called county lines operation. eurostar rail services could be suspended if there is a no—deal brexit — according to government papers. meanwhile 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
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kingdom locked in via the back door toa kingdom locked in via the back door to a customs union arrangement that would leave us a definite. that would leave us a definite. that would not be leaving the eu. sealed with a kiss — the queen's granddaugher — princess eugenie — marries her long—term partner in front of royals and celebrity guests at windsor castle. and marking 50 years of trojan records — a new film retraces the label's role, breaking cultural barriers. and on news watch is bbc news tonight a voice to climate change deniers are all they getting too much airtime? join us tonight at 7:45pm here or bbc news. an inquest has found that the westminster attacker,
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khalid masood, was lawfully killed, after murdering four pedestrians and a police officer in march last year. the metropolitan police have again apologised for not preventing the murder of pc keith palmer, who was stabbed by masood within the grounds of the palace of westminster. his colleague pc nick carlisle who was standing near to pc palmer, has told the bbc how he tried to save his friend. our home affairs correspondent, daniel sandford, reports from the old bailey for us. the first the police protecting parliament knew of the westminster attack was when a 4x4 smashed into the perimeter fence. then, the driver, khalid masood, ran round the corner to the main gates of the house of commons. he was clearly coming into parliament and i believe that he was coming in with the intention, the sole intention, to kill police officers.
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pc nick carlisle was guarding the gates with his colleague pc keith palmer. he told me he saw khalid masood knock pc palmer to the ground. he'd known keith palmerfor ten years and he could see khalid masood stabbing his friend with two large knives. action clearly need to be taken, i'd already started running forward, his right—hand side was to me, i'd lined him up, i was going to strike him with a shoulder barge, a rugby tackle to his right side and put him to the floor. but when i was almost upon him he'd seen me coming and he turned to face me, knives up and i had to veer away to the side. at that point, pc palmer escaped and both officers ran towards parliament, pursued by khalid masood. already in sight coming up the cobbles were two close protection officers with their handguns drawn. i veered out of their line of sight to give them the opportunity to shoot, and pointed out the attacker, indicating, making
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it clear who he was. there was a warning, there was a volley of shots and they put him to the ground, they shot him. the pistol shots echoed around westminster. pistol shots this was the moment just after the officers opened fire. pc carlisle can be seen just to their left, but then he stepped forward again to deal with khalid masood. to prevent him getting back into the fight, i got forward and handcuffed him in the rear, making sure that if he had a detonator that it couldn't be used. so you handcuffed him even though you were worried that he might be wearing a suicide vest? yeah, to take him out of the fight. the inquest jury said today that khalid masood was lawfully killed by the close protection officer. the chief coroner said then acting commissioner of the metropolitan police, who was caught up in the attack and drove away in his official car seconds afterwards, had acted properly, and this afternoon his force dismissed recent criticism of him. there is nothing that craig could have done to have stopped
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masood or to have saved pc palmer or any others from being injured. craig was in a car accompanied by two civilian staff members. neither he nor the two civilian staff had any protective equipment with them. pc carlisle, seen here bottom left, went on to help in the effort to save his injured colleague. but pc palmer died protecting parliament. and we'll find out how this story, and many others, are covered in tomorrow's front pages at 10:1i0pm and 11:30pm this evening in the papers. our guests joining me tonight are sebastian payne, who's the political leader writer at the ft, and the broadcaster, lynn faulds wood. a student and drill rapper from london has been sent to prison for seven years for trafficking drugs into barrow in furness in cumbria. daniel olaloko was jailed alongside peter adebayo, both were part of so—called county lines, where gangs in cities use addicts in small towns and rural
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areas to sell drugs. an unprecedented 15 people have died from overdoses in barrow since december. our social affairs correspondent, michael buchanan reports. i was raised in the gutter and it's ‘bout time i shine. still serving sunday specials... like many teenage boys, trigga t imagined what it would be like to be a criminal. his drill music videos glorify money, weaponry and misogyny. got this tool upon my waist... pursuing such a fantasy, however, usually ends in failure. police! stay where you are! as we watched on, trigga t, real name daniel olaloko, was arrested in halls of residence at the university of central lancashire. police, keep your hands up. in his room, police found a sword, knives, illegal drugs and hundreds of pounds.
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the 19—year—old pharmacology student was today sentenced to seven years in prison after pleading guilty to supplying heroin and crack cocaine, a key link in a supply chain spanning 300 miles from london to barrow—in—furness. as we reported earlier this year, the town is plagued by drug dealers and their deadly consequences. there have been an unprecedented 15 drug—related deaths since december. one of the key breakthroughs in this case was when police arrested a vulnerable 17—year—old girl in one of these flats. she'd been sent from london to barrow to sell drugs. when they searched her they found more than 50 wraps of heroin and crack cocaine inserted in her. alongside olaloko, another man with links to the london gang, peter adebayo, was also sentenced to seven years in prison. they were in the upper echelons of this organised crime group, so these convictions and the sentences today are a real positive boost for us and for the community.
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mind your head. as quickly as any particular dealers are jailed, however, more head to barrow. and over the past year, increasingly, they come from the capital. the main lads have not even be touched, they're still booming, their business is still there. this local drug user, who wishes to remain anonymous for his own safety, told me londoners have taken over. their willingness to flash off weapons and weaponry of automatic calibre, as a gun instead of a knife. they've brought guns in. they are now the top people in barrow. this dilapidated block of flats has long offered rich pickings for drug dealers. but this flat will open shortly as a community centre. so, we're only weeks away from this place opening...? supporting residents to say no. while police arrest the pushers... people here, bringing hope... ..counsellors like dave, who once himself sold illegal drugs in barrow,
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will offer recovery and rehabilitation. i've been on the other end, i've sat in the prison cells, if i've been in the grips, i've overdosed, and now, i have a life beyond my wildest dreams, and it's my passion and my desire to say, look, i've got this, you can have this. so you came to barrow from liverpool to sell drugs, to sell misery on one level... mm—hmm. and now you've come back because... to bring hope, yeah. you start getting a bit fidgety... when we met bobby in april, hope was in short supply. you know the chances of you reaching old age are very slim. i know, it's pretty limited. very limited, in fact. you're ok with that? well, yeah. but this is bobby now. seeing himself on tv, drug—addled and dispirited, appalled him. he's been clean since 3rd july. ijust don't want to become a statistic, i want to be able to live my life, enjoy what's left of it, because you only get one life. i'm so glad i'm not doing that no more, i am really, really happy not to be
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in that world. different bobby. yeah. yeah, completely. bobby's success is due to courage, commitment and community. if barrow can bottle his resolve, fewer criminals will successfully prey on its most vulnerable residents. michael buchanan, bbc news, barrow—in—furness. and stay with us here on bbc news at 7:30 we'll be speaking to mike roberts, a former chief inspector of greater manchester police, who now runs a charity which aims to educate young people about the risks of drugs—related crime and county lines operations. stay with us for that. the government has further outlined what could happen if we leave the eu without a deal — as part of its contingency planning. eurostar might be suspended and tickets no longer valid, and the electricity supply to northern ireland could be disrupted. our deputy political editor, john pienaar reports. pitchers building and it's not
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pretty. brexit with no deal could mean disruption to travel and trade in business. warning notices are pouring out of government now. 106 and counting. the latest to receive this in northern ireland. they have to be action to protect inner suppliers, keep the lights on if you rule suddenly fall away. good euro starkey running? real services run you agreements and have to be replaced quickly. and what about trade? notjust replaced quickly. and what about trade? not just with replaced quickly. and what about trade? notjust with the eu but the 40 trade? notjust with the eu but the a0 odd countries britain buys and sells to as part of the union. no deal with them could mean new terrorists and checks on business covering around 12% of uk trade around the world. the brexit secretary is looking on the bright side. if that don't match our ambition of pragmatism and if we get that unlike the no deal signed we will still be able to manage the
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risks. the next week theresa may meets her cabinet with an urgent problem. some ministers fear and the upper bound bite you customs rules unable to strike trade deals after any transition time if no brexit trade deals are ready by then. dominic was a clear end date. what we cannot do is see the united kingdom locked in by the back door toa kingdom locked in by the back door to a customs union arrangement which would leave us. that would not be leaving the eu. nor resignations yet. we have to give the prime minister the opportunity to be able to do minister the opportunity to be able todoa minister the opportunity to be able to do a good deal for the united kingdom and something that she is absolutely determined to do. brexiteer ministers are staying loyal and public. the democratic unionists she relies on a holding back. all sizes say no hard irish border after brexit, but some checks between northern ireland and the mainland are on the table. so they're threatening to defeat the government and turn on me. the one
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red line is one that we will stand by. it's very important for us that we keep the constitutional integrity of the united kingdom, but also the economic integrity. for labor, the troubles are in easy target. on the one hand the government is negotiating brussels, on the other hand the government is negotiating around the cabinet table and this has got to stop and the public interest has got to come first. this division at the heart of the government has been the cause of so much problems. even if that's true the prime minister may rely on pro labour mps to get any deal through. dentistry is saying sure would ever allow britain to remain trapped permanently but you customs rules. she needs a deal she can present as temporary. brussels is looking for a deal they can say will last as long as it needs to be for a fully fledged trade deal is in place. the
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next meeting of eu leaders comes next meeting of eu leaders comes next week. wrecking this deadlock will surely take longer if it can be broken at all. our political correspondent, chris mason, is in westminster. chris, you have been poring over this paper is through today. just outline for us the key points. the key points can be summed up like this. the government has been keenly aware in the last couple of months that it needs to be seen to be setting out contingency plans in the event of no deal. what we mean by that we mean that in the next couple of months there is no successful conclusion around the withdrawal agreement and therefore on the 29th of march next year the uk leaves the european union without any deal. and with that will come rapid change and significant change pretty much overnight. so as we're hearing their
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concerns about travel and concerns about the movement of horses. the movement of how your passport would need to be updated. as was the movement of animals. when you go through all the staplers this more than 100 of now is the extent to which the uk has become so enmeshed within the european union rules. for lots of advocates of brexit that's exactly why it makes sense that the uk is leaving. in the absence of a deal you go from having those rules on monday to nothing existing the day after. and history i've easily keen to learn how this would affect them, and what is in those contingency plans the what sort of reaction has there been? there's real nervousness from a good number of sectors about the prospect of no deal simply because as a mantra that is so often repeated but it's crucial in this context and the one thing business does not like its
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uncertainty. the very nature of the brexit process in the context of no deal would be a potentialfor a of uncertainty. the government is doing its best to mitigate the risks of a no—deal brexit. although they acknowledge it will not be a walk in the park. my suspect will probably happen if no deal is looking likely if there would be a real attempt to strike a series of deals in individual sectors to try and ensure for instance that you're a star leave the uk and into france and belgium. the plant could take off and land from the uk flying in and out of the european union. they would have to be done pretty hastily and not be that comprehensive and that's why the government has to acknowledge that in the event of no deal which they still say it is less likely than the alternative which is securing it would withdrawal agreement that things would be ok. thank you very much. a delegation from saudi arabia has arrived in turkey — saying they are there to investigate
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the disappearance of the saudi journalist and government critic, jamal khashoggi. the bbc understands that turkey has documented evidence, which they say proves that mr khashoggi was killed inside the saudi consulate in istanbul last week. allegations he was murdered have been dismissed by riyadh as "baseless". the headlines on bbc news. an inquest finds the man who carried out the westminster bridge terror attack, khalid masood, was lawfully killed by the security services. a drill music rapper from south london has been jailed for seven years — for his part in a so—called ‘county lines' drug operation in cumbria eurostar rail services could be suspended if a brexit deal with the eu cannot be reached — according to the latest government papers released. princess eugenie has married jack brooksbank at st.
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george's chapel in windsor. the royal family and celebrities were among 850 guests at the ceremony. eugenie, the ninth in line to the throne, was given away by her father, prince andrew , and watched by her grandmother, the queen and by her mother sarah ferguson. crowds of well—wishers gathered on the windy streets outside the castle to watch proceedings. our royal correspondent, nicholas witchell reports. hold onto your hats, it's another royal wedding, though this one was not quite in the same league as harry and meghan's. as the guests, celebrities among them, struggled through the autumn winds to st george's chapel, the sussexes slipped in quietly through a side door, more grateful than ever, perhaps, that their day had been one of spring sunshine. and then, three guesses who the next arrival was, low—key was never quite sarah ferguson's way, the mother of the bride made an exuberant entrance outside the chapel. there are those within the royal
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family who cannot forget the embarrassments she has caused over the years, but this was the yorks' day. and the duchess was clearly delighted to be part of the family again. the queen was there for the wedding of one of her granddaughters, and alongside her, the duke of edinburgh, a rare appearance by him at the age of 97. they took their places just behind the duchess of york, the first time it is thought that the duke of edinburgh has been in such close proximity to his erstwhile daughter—in—law for 26 years. it was time for the bride, princess eugenie, ninth in line to the throne, arrived with her father, the duke of york. waiting inside the chapel, the groom, jack brooksbank, a drinks company manager. the bride joined him at the altar, where they exchanged vows. i, eugenie victoria helena... take thee, jack christopher stamp...
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to my wedded husband.... on the steps of the chapel, there was a kiss. and then, a carriage ride through windsor. concerns have been expressed about the cost of providing security. in the event, it was a much smaller occasion than the sussexes wedding, with a shorter route and crowds which were respectable rather than large. would that have mattered to the couple at the centre of it all? one assumes not. nicholas witchell, bbc news. the chancellor has opened the door to tax rises, saying the government "may have to raise a little more tax" , to pay for the health service. philip hammond has also told the bbc that britain could see an economic boost if it successfully negotiates a brexit deal with the european union. our economics editor, kamal ahmed, spoke to him in bali where finance ministers are meeting from around the world.
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hello, chancellor, very good to see you... in just over two weeks' time, you deliver the budget. you've got high levels of debt, you've got the risk to the economy from the brexit process, and you have a prime minister saying that austerity is over. can i start with that austerity issue. when the prime minister says that austerity is over, what does that mean? well, what the prime minister was saying was that when we get a good dealfrom our negotiations with the european union, then as well as being able to continue reducing our debt, which is very important for the future, we will also be able to provide more support for our public services. look, we've made a very large commitment to the nhs, because we know that it is the british people's number one priority. by ‘23—‘2a, we will be putting an extra £20.5 billion a year into the nhs in england alone in real terms — and that has to be paid for. does that commitment to the nhs trump any manifesto promise to cut taxes?
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we've said that we may have to raise a little more tax in order to support the nhs and deliver on our pledge. but there are many ways in which we can do that. it's important that we do it in a way that minimises any negative impact on the economy, minimises the effect on people. i am a low tax tory. chancellor, on brexit, some more positive noises, possibly, from the government in britain and also the rest of the european union — are you feeling more optimistic that there will be a brexit deal? and if there is, could there be some form of dividend for the uk economy? what has happened over the last week, ten days, is that there has been a measurable change in pace. there's a real sense now of engagement from both sides, of shared enterprise in trying to solve a problem, rather than posturing towards each other. so, if we are able to get to a good dealfor britain, as we leave the european union, i believe there will be a dividend, a deal dividend for us,
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of higher economic growth and better outcomes than were otherwise anticipated. whatever the chancellor's positive words on a deal dividend, what is clear is that austerity is still with us today. public service cuts, benefit cuts, are ahead. the chancellor calls himself a low—tax tory. but he's left the door open to tax rises in the budget in two weeks' time. kamal ahmed, bbc news. the head of the company at the centre of the controversy about stock piled medical waste has hit back against claims of mismanagement. speaking for the first time garry pettigrew, of health care environmental services, told the bbc that bodyparts were not stored any longer than they should have been. the company has been stripped of some nhs contracts after hundreds of tonnes of clinical waste piled up at its sites. mr pettigrew was speaking to our health editor, hugh pym. he's the boss at the centre
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of a national row over hospital waste and garry pettigrew‘s company has lost disposable contract with some hospitals in infant because he was storing too much waste at his sights, he claims to me in some cases, medical waste was now not being handled safely. i know now that waste is being stored at hospitals in shipping containers and shipping containers are being lined with black liners, to stop liquids, whatever else, coming out, that has been put into skips. the department of health denied this and said there were strong governance to ensure safe disposal of waste. and no gap in service provision. mr pettigrew says his company has a backlog because of a lack of incinerators around the uk to burn it. in a statement today, the regulator said: in e—mails seen by the bbc,
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mr pettigrew wrote to the agency in may, advising: an official responded: the agency said today, planned shutdowns did sometimes occur for maintenance. the company says it has been vilified for providing an excellent service. what do you say to someone who says that there are body parts stored at your sites, that it is unhygienic, that it is not safe? none of that is true, every single part people refer to there is dealt with securely, professionally, and any anatomical waste is stored in fridges, and at the same time prioritised for outward bound. in response to allegations from former staff that there had been a range of practices at sites which might be worrying to the public. the boss said they operated in line with official permits. police have confirmed that the driver of a minibus
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involved in yesterday's crash with a lorrry on the ma has died from their injuries two other people died at the scene of the collisio. the other victims from the bus were staff members at prior‘s court school for autism in thatcham. police said there have been no arrests as a result of the crash. patisserie valerie's chairman has secured a rescue loan package after a black hole in the company's accounts led to its finance chief being arrested on suspicion of fraud. chris marsh was taken into custody last night, and later released on bail. earlier this week the firm said it had discovered significant irregularities in its accounts. the serious fraud office says it's begun a criminal investigation into an individual. the story of how one british record label established jamaican reggae in britain and influenced some of the biggest names in punk and pop, will be premiered tonight. rudeboy — the story of trojan records —
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marks the 50th anniversary by retracing the label's role in breaking cultural barriers with artists likejimmy cliff and desmond dekker. colleen harris reports. music: israelites — desmond dekker & the aces. the steady sound of jamaican reggae. introduced to britain by trojan records, the label secured dozens of hit songs. rudeboy: the story of trojan records, directed by nick jack davis, retraces the label's influence on the uk council estates, inspiring a new generation of british youths. you couldn't go to white clubs, simple. so, natural thing, you make your own fun. bringing the story to the contemporary world and showing why it is important, and it is important because music and fashion with it can make massive change.
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for all of us, it was like, let's make a positive story about immigration, and that was the heart of it. and then music and getting to the stories, which are brilliant. new migrants from the caribbean brought their music with them but there was a struggle to get it played so the importance of djs and their sound systems was crucial. we met a lot of resistance in the mainstream of our reggae music. none of the clubs in england and london would allow us to come and play reggae music. so, people would clear out their house, and we would go into the house and string up into a room, and then we would have a party. most of our parties are a multiracial thing. known as the motown of reggae, trojan records has left a musical and cultural legacy. these were children of the windrush, influencing generations of musicians, like the clash, culture club and madness, with the sounds that they produced. trojan's hits appealed to the white
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working—class skin heads, the fashion kind, not the fascist kind, that helped catapult the music into the charts. while the politicians were playing on the fears of the old folk, it was trojan's catalogue that united the youth. black and white, on the dancefloors, the playground, and on the streets. so, it was really music as a kind of tool for social change. trojan records folded in 1975, but, its legacy in british culture lives on. now it's time for a look at the weather with nick miller. hello, storm callum public wednesdays are many of us for time over the rain continues on through saturday. particularly through parts
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of southern scotland and western england and wales. this is what we're seeing the sound of rain overnight. oversight of that is a range of temperatures overnight but really wa nt range of temperatures overnight but really want this time of year across parts of southeast england in particular. so have the met office warning in south wales that we will see 160 mm of rain and persistent rain through saturday. this is extend into northern ireland and scotla nd extend into northern ireland and scotland once again. it much of eastern england has some sunshine and these average speeds best higher. still some cost around 50 to 60 mph exposure in wales and southwest england. very warm in eastern england. hello, this is bbc news. the headlines: an inquestjury has found
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that the westminster bridge attacker, khalid masood, was lawfully killed —— after driving a car at pedestrians, and fatally stabbing a police officer. a drill music rapper from south london has been sentenced to seven years in prison — for dealing drugs in cumbria —— as part of a so—called "county lines" operation. downing street has insisted the prime minister will not agree to a brexit deal with the eu which keeps the uk permanently in a customs union. the queen's granddaughter — princess eugenie — marries her long—term partner — james brooksbank in windsor. as we've been hearing, a drill rapperfrom south london has been jailed for seven years for selling drugs in a so—called ‘county lines operation'. 19—year—old daniel olaloko admitted supplying heroin and crack cocaine to drug users in barrow—in—furness in cumbria as part of the scam. in the west midlands, parents are being warned about the dangers of their children
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being used as drug—dealers. peter wilson reports. zachariah mohammed was a fix and travelling salesman, his business class a drugs. he was jailed last week and moved crack cocaine and heroin from birmingham to lincoln, exploiting children to sell it on. here he is seen with a 15—year—old boy and a 1a—year—old girl from birmingham. buying them children's real tickets to lincoln brady were forced to work for him. the real victims unless were the children. they skipped after him as though he was the pied piper on their way to catch the trains. he promised them the latest designer clothes, cash and gadgets. but what they got was their childhood stolen. children
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we re their childhood stolen. children were too scared to buy food for themselves because they were instructed not to get any food. from what i understand, it was the best pa rt what i understand, it was the best part of living like a slave. francesca, not her real name, is the mother of the 1a—year—old girl rescued by west midlands police. she would be asking me, can he eat this? is an all right? any normal child has not been exploited would normally come to breakfast and wouldn't need to ask, would expect to happy breakfast, lunch and dinner but they are treated like a slave. do you think your daughter was a modern slave? there was nowhere to wash. they were sleeping rough and the words instructed to do what he said or they might get it in the neck from him. her teenage daughter was part of what's called a county lines network, drug dealers using the motorway and trains to shift
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drugs from big urban areas like birmingham out to provincial towns. west midlands police told you to treat your daughter as a victim, not a criminal, was that the right thing to do? she was treated as a modern slave and she was exactly that. she was taken from a good home and she was taken from a good home and she was brought to such a place to live in squalid conditions away from a caring home. for several in squalid conditions away from a caring home. forseveralweeks. in squalid conditions away from a caring home. for severalweeks. what would you say tonight to other pa rents would you say tonight to other parents out there? don't be afraid 01’ parents out there? don't be afraid or intimidated to speak to the police. we need to stand up for our children and do what's right, because the site as they have no hope. tonight letters from west midlands police have been sent out to parents from many schools warning about the dangers of gangs exploiting young children. peter wilson, bbc midlands today, birmingham. let's speak to mike roberts, the former chief inspector of greater manchester police. he currently runs a charity to which aims to educate young people about the risks
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of drugs—related crime and county lines operations. hejoins us from manchester via webcam. what does the term ‘county lines' actually mean? how on earth do they manage to get access to these children in what the mother has just described as a loving, caring home? what that mother described is horrific. these children are groomed and didn‘t taste, like we talk about child sexual exploitation of victims, other types of crimes, these children are groomed into this. they are offered gifts, a life that they want. fancy designer clothes, etc. they are being smeared and trapped. sometimes through debt bondage and then they can‘t escape. they threaten the application of violence means they can‘t get away. threaten the application of violence means they can't get awaylj threaten the application of violence means they can't get away. i just wa nt to means they can't get away. i just want to point you to our website, the headline for this story is a
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drill rapper, were using it in air introduction each year. is there really a connection between drill the music and this instance of drug—related crime? the music and this instance of drug-related crime? in that particular case where there was no successful prosecution, the county line stretch from london to barrel, there was an ankle around rap music. we cannot underestimate this is simply organised criminality and the types of gangs, as the nsa‘s report suggests and identifies, come from every walk of life, from every ethnicity, it‘s not just every walk of life, from every ethnicity, it‘s notjust about that music. county lines, what's the attraction for these drug dealers and pushers? why are they using this new technique? big-money, low risk. in the urban areas we‘ve got too many people selling too many drugs in the market is saturated. what
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they‘ve latched onto is that if you can sell your drugs into some of these villages and towns, you‘ve got no competition, you are using children that you‘ve exploited and the risk to the people further up the risk to the people further up the organised crime gang structure is very low. the people are generally get caught the children. thankfully, services and the police are recognising these children as victims. in the past, sometimes they didn‘t. victims. in the past, sometimes they didn't. you pointed the struck structure. —— drug structure. it must make supplying the chain much harder when you‘re dealing with the distances and multiple police forces ? distances and multiple police forces? that's why they've latched onto this being a very low risk way of selling drugs, because the businesses far away from way they are, they use different forms of technology to distance themselves from the end supply. yes, it is low risk to them, but what we‘re seeing
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now is because the police are properly supporting the victims, they are getting proper disclosure and you‘re able to target people further up the food chain. if all we do is address the children that are being forced to do this, these people just recruit more children and more children are harmed. it‘s about sophisticated police enforcement going further up the fijian and were starting to see those successful prosecutions now. the technique is different but ultimately the reasons for that attraction to drugs for a lot of the children, all that enticement, being trapped into a drugs world is an age—old problem. the issue is how the police able to adapt to this changing nature of drug supply? do they have the resources? the police have got sophisticated techniques, they‘ve got trained forces looking at this type of work, the government has given the legislation. you were
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talking about human trafficking and modern—day slavery, that legislation never exists. all the tools are there and the police and sa are starting to use them. we‘re we are also starting to make a big difference is around the prevention. this week i was in a school in greater manchester, any really deprived area, talking about these issues, using resources to explain unsure what happens. at first, the childrenjust think it unsure what happens. at first, the children just think it is free drugs, free money and it‘s no risk. these people in the humidity that entice them into this behaviour are often driving round in high profile fast cars. they‘ve got designer clothes. that‘s what the children aspire to. lots of these children come from loving homes, certainly in greater manchester there are some very deprived areas, and u nfortu nately very deprived areas, and unfortunately children see this is the only way out. disturbing. mike roberts, thank you very much indeed.
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thank you. in an exclusive interview with the bbc, south korea‘s president has said it‘s only a matter of time 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 the developing relationship between two leaders who technically are 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 didn‘t waste this chance to speak. translation: actually, i was quite nervous to give the speech.
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chairman kim had no strings attached when he gave me the 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‘ve now met kim jong—un three times. what is he like? translation: he is young but he has a clear vision to develop his poor country. and he is also quite courteous and candid. and he respects his elders. so i would say he demonstrates humble leadership. president moon said he believes north korea will start dismantling some of its nuclear facilities if the us also takes steps. the hope from both koreas that donald trump will agree to declare the war on this peninsula is 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 along 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 resolve never to see war again on the korean peninsula, and 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. laura bicker, bbc news, seoul. five koalas are starting
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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. the tree clutching, eucalyptus munching, sleep—needing koala is 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 haul flight. this is when five southern koalas landed at heathrow airport. it‘s the first of its kind, obviously it‘s the first individuals within europe. so, it‘s a big, big step towards helping the species survive. but why is there such a need to bring koalas such a long way?
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things like chlamydia, retrovirus, when that gets into a population of koalas, it's devastating. we don't have retrovirus and chlamydia in the wild in the uk. so by bringing them over here, you have a nice, almost bio—secure population. 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. they‘re going to be checked to see if they‘re all right and then they‘ll go onto their new home in wiltshire. and this is them getting a first taste of their new australia inspired enclosure. here at longleat safari park, they will be studied so we can find out more about how we might be able to protect this species which is vulnerable to extinction. they're so much more thanjust sitting in a tree and sleeping. they're quite complicated. their behaviours, their hierarchies, everything they do is quite fascinating. the site has been growing its own eucalyptus plants in preparation —
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all part of the plan with the south australian government to create a new back—up population of southern koalas in this part of the world. to stop the koalas from getting stressed, they‘ll be kept out of sight from the public for the next six months, to allow them to settle in, and it‘s hoped that soon they will breed and there will be even more of them hanging about. laura foster, bbc news. the headlines on bbc news... an inquest finds the man who carried out the westminster bridge terror attack, khalid masood, was lawfully killed by the security services. a drill music rapper from south london has been jailed for seven years, for his part in a so—called county lines drug operation in cumbria. eurostar rail services could be suspended if a brexit deal with the eu can not be reached — according to the latest government papers released.


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