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this is bbc news. i'm lukwesa burak. the headlines at 11pm: five people died on board a helicopter that crashed outside leicester city's stadium last night, including the club's thai owner, vichai srivaddhanaprabha. fans have left flowers, football shirts and tributes outside the ground. a man is charged in pittsburgh after the murder of 11 people at a synagogue, the deadliest attack on america's jewish community. chancellor philip hammond, who will present his budget tomorrow, says an end to austerity depends on what kind of brexit deal the country gets. the far—right candidate jair bolsonaro is on course to win brazil's presidential election. also coming up: a traditional maori welcome for the duke and dutchess of cambridge. meghan and harry arrive in new zealand for the last stop on their 16—day tour. britain's lewis hamilton has
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secured his fifth formula 1 world title at the mexican grand prix. and at 11:30pm, we'll be taking an in—depth look at the papers with our reviewers, the writer and broadcaster, mihir bose, and the former pensions minister, baroness ros altmann. good evening. leicester city football club tonight confirmed that its owner was killed in last night's helicopter crash outside the club's stadium. vichai srivaddhanaprabha's investment in the club since he bought it eight years ago helped it win the premier league in 2016, an extraordinary tale of an outsider seizing the crown. tonight many tributes have been left at the stadium,
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for the three passengers and two crew who were on board the helicopter. our sports editor, dan roan, is at the stadium. it's a city in shock. tributes and tears outside the king power stadium in leicester today as the club and its fans struggled to come to terms with last night's helicopter crash. just yards away, the burnt out wreckage as an investigation into the tragedy continues. club owner vichai srivaddhanaprabha, one of five people on board. the thai billionaire had been at the ground to watch leicester city's draw against west ham united last night. an hour later, the moment his helicopter took off captured in the post—match coverage. as you can see, the owners are now heading off. just seconds later, this... the helicopter turning into a fireball. eyewitnesses say it spiralled out of control. oh, my god!
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the helicopter‘s just crashed. srivaddhanaprabha bought leicester city in 2010, leading it to unprecedented success. known as one of thailand's most astute tycoons, he made his vast fortune through a duty free retail empire, but no—one could've predicted his club's unforgettable premier league triumph two seasons ago, one of the greatest fairytales sport has ever seen. among those to pay their respects here today, members of a thai football academy. the affection in which the owner is held obvious by today's outpouring of emotion. it's a shock to everybody. the whole football world. leicester city, england, football. you just don't expect this. it's a big thing for leicester city, this. he was the best bloke that you could have. he never went by you without acknowledging you. he brought us such highs and such joy, bringing us all the way up from league one.
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and for the family to suffer this awful, awful thing isjust so cruel. it doesn't seem fair. yeah, it's a difficult one to process. football today uniting in tribute. a minute's silence held at several premier league matches. he wasn'tjust one of these chairmen who came in and put money in and tried to get it back out, which a lot of greedy chairman are doing, he was here for the long—term, for the community, and he wanted the best for football club. with inquiries led by the air accidents investigation branch continuing at the crash site, local police have appealed for patience. this evening, as the fans waited for official news, a poignant moment marking this, the darkest day in the club's history. it's the news leicester city fans
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breaded but expected as well. this evening in a statement leicester city confirming their owner and chairman, vichai srivaddhanaprabha, had died as a result of that dreadful helicopter crash last night following the match against west ham united at the king power stadium along with four other people who we re along with four other people who were on board. in a statement, the clu b were on board. in a statement, the club said it was with deepest regret and a collective broken heart that we confirm our chairman was among those to have tragically lost their lives. they went on to say none of the five people on board had survived. they said: leicester city, the statement went on, was: his legacy, of course, we felt in
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many ways here. it's a vivid reminder of the affection in which he was held that these floral tributes have been piling up behind me outside the stadium throughout the day, and i'm sure there will be many more in the hours and days that followed now the tragic news has been confirmed because, of course, since buying the club in 2010, vichai srivaddhanaprabha has forged a very close bond with the local community here, whether it's by being seen at many home matches, mingling with the supporters, buying them gifts like cakes and beers on them gifts like cakes and beers on the occasions of his birthdays, or donating millions of pounds to the local hospital and university. but, of course, above all, he will always be remembered by leicester city fans and all football and sports fans too for the man who helped make possible what was regarded as an impossible dream, the man who funded that extraordinary premier league triumph
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in 2016, just 2.5 years ago, when leicester city, despite starting the season as leicester city, despite starting the season as 5000' outsiders wonder premier league, did exactly that, and in doing so redefined what was thought possible in sport. i remember standing here 2.5 years ago seeing those incredible scenes of jubilation. tonight the difference couldn't be more stark, it was of sorrow and shock and the miracle of 2016 has sadly turned to mourning. 0ur sports editor, dan roan, with that statement from leicester city football club there. officials in pittsburgh have named the 11 people murdered at a synagogue on saturday said to be the deadliest attack on the jewish community in us history. the victims were between 5a and 97 years old, and included a married couple and two brothers. the man accused of the killings, robert bowers, is said to have talked of genocide and his desire that alljews must die as he went on a 29—minute rampage. nick bryant has the latest
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from pittsburgh. this is the kind of vigil that's become a recurring ritual of life in the united states. a multi—faith act of ecumenicalism, a multi—generational act of community. but this country is facing a crisis of hate—filled violence, and america right now seems incapable of truly coming together. this latest mass shooting was a hate crime. jewish worshippers killed in a hail of gunfire and an onslaught of anti—semitic slurs. the police have released recordings of their shootout with the gunman. i still want to praise the officers for what they did. i mean, they ran into danger,
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they ran into gunfire to help others. some of that's training, some of that's experience. but it's their inner core that wants them to help others, that wants to save lives. and they did that yesterday. 46—year—old robert bowers entered the synagogue with an ar—15 assault rifle and at least three handguns. he spoke of genocide and his desire to killjewish people. his oldest victim was 97 years old. robert bowers' social media posts were full of anti—semitic rants, and just hours before the attacks he had been critical of a jewish refugee organisation. "i can't sit by and watch my people get slaughtered", he wrote. "screw the optics, i'm going in." listen to the names, including two brothers. daniel stine, richard gottfried, jerry ridden a bitch and two brothers, cecil and david rosenthal. this area of pittsburgh is one of the most close—knitjewish communities in america. one of those places which speaks of the immigrant story. one of those places,
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according to rabbi chuck diamond, that's long felt vulnerable. i used to be the rabbi there. one of my biggest fears was always, in the back of my head, something like this happening. so, there's a lot of hate, and when you mix hate with guns, it's not a good result. with congressional elections looming, donald trump has been hammering his democratic opponents, only briefly this political rally to offer words of condemnation. this evil, anti—semitic attack is an assault on all of us. it's an assault on humanity. mass shootings have become a permanent feature of life here. flowers and police tape. we see them over and over again. nick bryant, bbc news, pittsburgh. let's take a look at some of today's other news stories. trains running in and out of paddington station in london have been disrupted for the second time
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this month because of damage to overhead power cables. services to the west country and to heathrow airport were affected. the line has now been re—opened and most trains are running normally. three teenagers have been arrested in halifax in west yorkshire on suspicion of murder after a 17—year—old boy was stabbed. forensic officers have been working at the scene, where two males were found with stab wounds last night, and a third with a head injury. all were taken to hospital, but the 17 year old died a short time later. the chancellor, philip hammond, is preparing to unveil his budget tomorrow, saying that in the event of a no—deal brexit, it would have to be followed by another emergency budget. he's warned future plans for government spending more on this in the paper review. but in the meantime, news from brazil. we understand jair bolsonaro
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has won a convincing victory in the brazilian presidential election. his supporters are out on the streets celebrating. more on this shortly, hoping to cross to our correspondent in sao paulo, daniel gallas. in the meantime, back to the budget. the chancellor, philip hammond, is preparing to unveil his budget tomorrow, saying that in the event of a no—deal brexit, it would have to be followed by another emergency budget. he's warned future plans for government spending are contingent on britain and the eu reaching a deal. here's our political correspondent, ben wright. it will look like a normal budget, but these are not normal times. if there is no brexit deal reached with the eu, the chancellor will have to write a new budget. if there was an unexpected turn of events, the right thing to do would be to revisit where we are, decide how best to respond. that depends on what markets
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are doing, it depends on the circumstances of the moment. but the important point is i have got fiscal reserves that would enable me to intervene. it's not the only consideration for the chancellor. at the tory party conference last month, his boss made a bold pledge. a decade after the financial crash, people need to know that the austerity it led to is over and that their hard work has paid off. the question is how that pledge will be delivered and paid for in the coming years. the nhs has been promised billions more. many public services are reeling from eight years of cuts. and the chancellor is under pressure from his own mps to help fix the roll—out of universal credit. today, a hint from mr hammond that he's listening. in last year's budget, i put a billion and a half pounds into trying to smooth some of the issues around transition from the legacy system to universal credit. and where we see issues that need addressing, we will address them.
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higher than expected tax receipts will allow the chancellor to spend a bit extra on things like road repairs and business rate really. but, with no majority in the commons and a very fractious tory party, the ever—cautious chancellor is unlikely to risk any radical budget moves. he knows too that a botched brexit could capsize all his plans. the shadow chancellor said he was deeply worried. the shadow chancellor was that he was deeply worried. a whole callous complacency about what philip hammond is doing at the moment, on universal credit and on brexit at the moment, the implications for our community if there is a no deal, i think could be catastrophic. and he should be standing up now and saying there will always be a deal, and he will work with us if necessary to secure the deal. brexit frames this budget and big tax and spending decisions will be delayed until it's done. ben wright, bbc news. let's return to events in brazil. that election, of course. almost all of the votes have been counted. so far it looks like the far—right
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candidate, jair bolsonaro, will become the country's next president. he's won more than 55% of the votes in the second—round run—off against fernando haddad of the workers' party. it's been one of the most bitter and polarised elections in decades, overshadowed by corruption scandals and a knife attack on mr bolsonaro. here is jair bolsonaro giving his victory speech just a few moments ago. translation: to the young people of this country, from the bottom of my heart i say that you have been living in economic stagnation and uncertainty. you have been tested. you have to prove your resilience. this will change. this is our mission. we will go with an eye to
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the future of the new generations and not with a view to new elections. we will release brazil and we will free up the foreign relations department from ideology. brazil is going to work with the developed nations. we are going to seek to establish bilateral relations with countries that can add economic and technology value to the brazilian products. we are going to re—establish international respect for brazil. daniel gallas is in sao paulo. ideology and yet the big question now is what does this victory mean for brazil's democracy? well, it is a sharp return to the right after yea rs of a sharp return to the right after years of brazil being ruled by a left—wing coalition and a lot of people don't really know what to
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expect from ja bolsonaro because he isa expect from ja bolsonaro because he is a fringe politician, he hasn't been at the centre of power for most of brazil's history —— jair. it is very unknown what will happen from now on. what we know is that resilience a hard country to govern because there are lots of political parties —— brazil is a hard country to govern. they will try to morph forward with his agenda. he is promising to respect the constitution and not do anything against the democracy. ——a will try to move forward. sport and for a full round—up from the bbc sport centre, here's hugh ferris. he delivered but my goodness, the stress he put us under. good evening. lewis hamilton has indeed won his fifth formula one world title. he had already had to wait an extra week and in mexico this evening it wasn't
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all that simple either, but, asjohn watson reports, another championship puts the british driver in elite company. lewis hamilton, five—time world champion and this, an all—too—familiar feeling. champion and this, an all—too—familiarfeeling. his champion and this, an all—too—familiar feeling. his intent to get there was clear from the start. an incredible start! a seventh place finish or above was all he needed. he was up to second by after a quarter. nothing more than a by after a quarter. nothing more thana win by after a quarter. nothing more than a win would do. passing hamilton, sebastian vettel kept his own slim hopes alive. and i'd finish last year was enough to win hamilton a fourth title. this year, too, would be far from straightforward. tyre problems that saw him drop back. his nine wins this season giving him an significant advantage and breathing space. max verstappen must —— might have crossed the line first but all eyes were in hamilton, coming in fourth. the intent lewis
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hamilton focus on being quicker, whatever the vehicle, has always been there. through his boyhood, he has been unstoppable, doing it his way. so to the all—time podium. michael schumacher, juan manuel fangio, five, lewis hamilton, truly a leaked company. anybody think, wow. he pulls out a qualifying lap from nowhere and wins a race in the wet from miles, no one is close. already the most successful british driver in formula 1 history, after eight ruling months of driving, time to stop and reflect on his place among the greats. i'm so gratefulfor the i'm so grateful for the people back home. return us, everybody who has been a part of it. —— petronas the stock i have always been into mercedes, since i was 13. —— petronas. it's an incredible feeling
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and very, very surreal at the moment. leicester have postponed their efl cup match against southampton that was due to take place on tuesday evening after the death of their owner vichai srivaddhanaprabha. the club have confirmed he was one of five to lose their lives in a helicopter crash outside their king power stadium last night. the three premier league matches today all marked the incident. manchester united's match against everton held a minute's silence to reflect on the tragedy, along with marking rememberence sunday, as did burnley and chelsea who also held a silence. former leicester midfielder ngolo kante is part of the chelsea squad and paid his own respects at turf moor. manchester united have beaten everton 2—1, moving within five points of the top four in the premier league table. paul pogba stuttered to a 26—step run—up to take a penalty that was initially saved byjordan pickford but pogba scored on the rebound. anthony martial then got a second for united
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and they held on after everton scored a penalty of their own through gylfi sigurdsson with 12 minutes left of the game. chelsea are still unbeaten this season and won 4—0 at burnley today. ross barkley among the scorers for chelsea who were without the injured eden hazard. chelsea are up to second in the table for now with manchester city playing tomorrow night. arsenal are fourth after their 11 game winning streak came to an end. they drew 2—2 at crystal palace. manchester united have gone above their opponents everton into 8th. celtic will play aberdeen in the scoittish league cup final. celtic scored three times in 19 second half minutes to win at premiership leaders hearts, while aberdeen beat rangers thanks to a late header from lewis ferguson. elina svitolina has beaten sloane stephens in the wta finals to claim the biggest win of her career.
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it took 2 hours and 22 minutes but the ukrainian came back from losing the first set to eventually win the match. svitolina won five out of five matches in singapore, becoming the first player to go unbeaten in the tournament since serena williams in 2013. roger federer has won the 99th atp title of his career at the swiss indoors in basel. the world number three was cheered on by a home crown to beat romania's marius copil in straight sets. he's now won the event a total of nine times. that's all the sport for now. germany's ruling parties have had a second electoral upset in a fortnight, after exit polls showed voters in a key state turning away from them. the results in the central state of hesse — where the city of frankfurt is situated — could plunge both parties of angela merkel‘s coalition government into renewed crises.
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jenny hill gave us this update from berlin. germans are calling this the vote of destiny and even now, it could seal the fate of both the german government and perhaps even its leader. angela merkel‘s party has done badly. in hesse, she is losing votes to the afd and also to the more liberal green party but her party is doing badly at national level, too. all of this is ammunition for critics within her own ranks who said it's time to her to sit down. there is a more pressing concern and this is the leader of the social democrats with her. they are disintegrating at national level and have done badly tonight in hesse and did badly in bavaria a couple of weeks ago. there are many within the party who blamed the coalition with mrs merkel‘s
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conservatives for their current plight and they say it's time they got out of that coalition and recovered in opposition. expect the social democrats to be arguing about this for weeks. the bottomline is this, if they decide to pull out of the coalition, merkel‘s government colla pses the coalition, merkel‘s government collapses and most likely the german chancellor would fall with it. the duke and duchess of sussex have been welcomed to new zealand with a traditional maori greeting — on the last stop on their 16—day tour. they performed a hangi where they touched noses and foreheads with maori elders. 0ur royal correspondent, jonny dymond sent this report. it seems like a pretty odd kind of greeting. but it was a maori welcome to new zealand for harry and meghan. harry braced for the challenge. he maintained eye contact all the way. he passed the test,
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and the welcome was complete. a moment of solemnity at new zealand's memorial to the fallen. a reminder ofjoint sacrifice and shared history. and then time to meet the well—wishers gathered all around. thousands of people have waited on this chilly sunday afternoon to catch a glimpse of, if they're lucky, have a chat with the royal couple. a more intimate chat for meghan in the evening with new zealand's prime minister. and a rallying cry for the rights of women. feminism is about fairness. suffrage is not simply
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about the right to vote but also about what that represents. the basic and fundamental human rights of being able to participate in the choices for your future and that of your community. new zealand may have come last on this royal tour but here again the couple were making their mark. and we'll be taking an in—depth look at the papers with our reviewers. that's coming up after the headlines at 11:30. now it's time for a look at the weather with susan powell. hello. in the space ofjust a few days, we went from balmy weather to biting northerlies. in the week ahead, some very dramatic changes to come, too. we start off fairly calm
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before something a bit chilly, mild and midweek and then potentially stormy by friday. here we are first thing on monday with a widespread frost. lowes down to “i! thing on monday with a widespread frost. lowes down to “1! minus five. a little milderfor frost. lowes down to “1! minus five. a little milder for eastern coastal counties and that is because we are bringing in the breeze of the sea. some showers off the breeze as well. to the west of the weather front, trying to push in, doesn't get very far but feeding cloud into northern ireland and western scotland. hazy sunshine here. a decent day for many but it will still feel cool. an easterly breeze as eight — ten. overnight monday into tuesday, the weather front pushes a cross as it fizzles out. this load from the east coming up from the continent could great eastern coastal counties on tuesday bringing heavy rain and strong wind. some uncertainty about the positioning of that at the moment and it may even put a bit further across us. for many, though, at decent day. again, slightly on
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the poolside with tablature is somewhere between seven and 10 degrees. it's tuesday into wednesday that the pattern starts to change the low pushing to the north and the north sea and finally we can allow something to come in from the west and the southerly airstream to develop for wednesday. finally, some milderaircoming into develop for wednesday. finally, some milder air coming into the south of the uk, temperatures back close to average. possibly heavy rain with that weather front and to the north of it, some decent sunshine. it will still feel quite chilly. into thursday, we are talking about further rain targeting eastern england. in the west, a few coastal showers but overall, thursday and reasonable date with fairly average temperatures and light winds from the west or south—west. —— reasonable day. we have a deep area of low pressure rolling our wake containing it the remnants of tropical storm sky. it will bump our cabbages up that it might bring widespread gales and bringing a
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heavy rain. —— it will bump all temperatures up. dramatic changes are ahead. hello. this is bbc news. we'll be taking a look at tomorrow mornings papers in a moment. first, the headlines: five people died on board a helicopter that crashed outside leicester city's stadium last night, including the club's thai owner, vichai srivaddhanaprabha. police in the american city of pittsburgh have released
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the names of the 11 people who were murdered at a synagogue yesterday. officials say the gunman, robert bowers, shouted anti—semitic abuse and spoke of genocide during what they called a 20—minute rampage. the chancellor, philip hammond, who'll deliver his budget tomorrow, has suggested he would have to draw up a new economic strategy if there was a no—deal brexit. britain's lewis hamilton has secured his fifth formula 1 world title at the mexican grand prix. he is only the third driver in history to capture five titles. and at 11:45pm, we'll take a look at bohemian rhapsody in the film review.


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