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pavkov was on a personal mission. again. fancies his chances. liverpool had their moments but ultimately lax defending saw last year's finalists humbled 2—0. it could yet be a costly defeat. natalie pirks, bbc news. the first world war poet wilfred owen died a hundred years ago just a week before the armistice was signed. his poems shed light on the physical and mental horrors soldiers faced in the trenches of the great war. our correspondent lorna gordon looks at the impact his war poetry had on the treatment of mental health. bent double like old beggars under sacks, knock—kneed. coughing like hags, we crushed through sludge. wilfred owen's poems paint a vivid picture of the horror of the trenches. his words have helped shape the way future generations see war. gas! quick, boys! an ecstasy of fumbling. fitting the clumsy helmetsjust in time. owen's therapy for shell shock included a spell teaching here at tynecastle high school in edinburgh. it was really upsetting
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even reading the poetry, because you could see it through his eyes after he experienced everything. we went to visit the grave of the youngest man to be killed, when he was 15, which is younger than me, which is awful. there is a lost generation, all these people who could have had families and the future. and those who died include five of your relatives? yes. the city's military hospital treated 1,800 officers, most had shell shock, wilfred owen among them. the treatments developed here contributed to our understanding of what we now know as ptsd. the first world war, really, was the first time that people started to understand perhaps that you can develop a psychological injury in the same way you can develop as physical injury. and for the first time, we started to understand that this is not about a character flaw or a weakness, but about something that can happen to anybody, and even to the bravest of the brave. so the medics encouraged
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their patients to take part in ground—breaking talking therapy, and the so—called "work cure". for owen, that meant writing. owen's doctor encourages him to write both essays and poetry. and hopefully, if you were comfortable things, busy all day doing doing worthy things, then you would have some sense of peace and rest at night, and you would be able to recover. the job of the doctors here was, wilfred owen wrote, "to make the officers dangerously well, to return them to the front". owen died seven days before the war ended, his family told as the bells marking the armistice rang out. his poems, an epitaph for the horror of war. my friend, you would not tell with such high zest to children ardent for some desperate glory. the old lie: dulce et decorum est pro patria mori. the words of wilfred owen from a
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century ago. newsnight is on bbc two and here on bbc one at121i0 there's a special programme with results of those mid term elections in the us. here on bbc one time for the news where you are. hello and welcome to sportsday, i'm sarah mulkerrins. coming up: tottenham score twice in the last 15 minutes against psv eindhoven to keep their champions league dream alive. red hot red star as they beat liverpool 2—0 in belgrade. and debutant ben foakes helps england rally after a dodgy start in sri lanka. hello and welcome to sportsday.
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hello and thanks forjoining us. we've had a night of twists and turns in the fortunes of english teams in the champions league. tottenham needed a win to keep their hopes of progressing alive, and it was their star man, harry kane, who pulled them to a 2—1victory against psv eindhoven at wembley. for 78 minutes, it looked like another frustrating night in europe for mauricio pochettino's side, but they battled back to their first win in the group stages. adam wild has the details. the wembley walk is by now a familiar one, but the wembley walk is by now a familiarone, but in the wembley walk is by now a familiar one, but in danger of being pulled from under spurs, the home temporary, stay in the champions league with a similar feel. a win all but vital in the same was true
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for the visitors in 61 seconds was all it took for psv to make themselves look right at home. an early setback from which tomlin struggle to recover, no shortage of chances, just a real shortage of luck. in the way a keeper in inspired form, time and time again, this was becoming agonising to watch. that has become the wembley way this season. but in harry kane spurs always had hope, that had been a long time coming. if they had the chances, they finally found the good fortune to go with it. harry kane again, this time the was a winner, better late than never, spurs hope of survival will, if onlyjust. well, also in that group, mauro icardi's late equaliser meant inter and barcelona finished one apiece — the catalan side topping the group on 10 points, the italians second with seven and then tottenham third with four points. inter visit wembley next on 28th november. what a game that promises to be.
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well, there was a shock for liverpool this evening. jurgen klopp‘s side were stunned by red star belgrade, losing 2—0 in the serbian capital. liverpool could have gone four points clear at the top of group c, but it's now napoli who head the group. a big win for red star — this their first year back in the competition since their european cup win back in 1991. nick parrot watched the action. 18 years ago, red star ruled europe. they wanted this to be throwback tuesday but recent history has been less kind. liverpool beat them 4—0 fortnight ago to stop daniel sturridge spoiled the mood early on. five minutes later, pack with his first champions league start. if they were excited about that, it was
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about to get louder still. liverpool lost the ball. that man had his eye in. ateam lost the ball. that man had his eye in. a team that had previously scored one goal in this competition since 1992 at two on the night. despitejurgen klopp‘s since 1992 at two on the night. despite jurgen klopp‘s efforts, liverpool will not able to find the usual energy and fortune was not on the side. on another night nuuausala would score here but no matter how ha rd would score here but no matter how hard he and his so i tried they could not find a way through. they will go down in‘s illustrious history. we had moments, we had made chances, but the biggest chances we re chances, but the biggest chances were only two or three minutes and before that not enough. but if you score early in the same half, you can change, but we didn't. congratulations to red star and we
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leave with nothing. well, this is how things stand — napoli top after their 1—1 draw against paris st germain. liverpool still have to play psg and napoli in theirfinal two games so could face a nervous wait to see if they qualify for the knock—out stages. elsewhere, atletico are now level on points with borussia dortmund in group a after a 2—0 victory over the german side in madrid — antoine griezmann among the scorers. but things are not looking good for thierry henry at monaco. already without a win in his first four games, his side were 3—0 down at home to brugges after 2a minutes. it finished 4—0. in group d, there were wins for porto and schalke. england were really struggling on the opening day of the first test against sri lanka today. the visitors were 103—5 in galle — enter ben foakes on his debut. he produced an innings that was inspired, he said, by a message from former captain alastair cook. he managed to navigate england to a respectable score, as patrick gearey reports.
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for a tormentor of the the bat an appropriate salute, he began the test career in 99, this is his the 93rd match and his last, it's rory burns first, he waited years to bat for england and he got ten minutes. just one ball, he was having a good morning. as usual before long he was on and at 40, the silver—haired bowler still gold. joe test wicket 431, england tend to unravel when they travel, stuck in a loop, he kept rooting it in the right place and england kept playing at the wrong way. five down by lunch, was this the new approach they spoke of? stability came from the old—fashioned way the new boy, he coaxed england into calmer waters, 50 in the first test innings. sam curran spent the summer repeating the rescue act, he made 48 and sri lanka began to type. foakes says he's not having the shot
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in his colleagues possessed, he kept making runs and along the time he was out england had 308 improbable score a few hours earlier. another debutante came through, dashing the stash with an occasional slash, but this was his day, he said yet been inspired by video message from alastair cook, cook made a century on his test debut. england's george burgess will miss the third and final rugby league test against new zealand this weekend after being found guilty of eye—gouging during their win on sunday. burgess has been suspended for four matches for the incident with kiwi's full—back, dallin watene—zelezniak. he's also been fined £500. burgess responded on social media, saying, "i accept my punishment but i will never accept that i gouged a fellow players eye intentionally.
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i have too much respect for the players i play against and with." she's in the running for a ballon d'or, but fran kirby won't feature for england in the upcoming friendlies against austria and sweden. the cheslea forward, along with manchester city midfielder keira walsh, is out of the squad, after both picked up knocks over the weekend. captain steph hawton might not feature in the first of those games, but it won't be for injury, asjo currie reports from england's training headquarters at st george's park. with the end of 2018 inside, the linus is headed to the final two matches of the year. the back of the seven match unbeaten run. the captain steph horton, she is in line to make a 100th cap this week but she will have to wait until sunday because phil neville has banned her from making it to austria away on thursday night so that she can have a proper celebration at home to
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sweden on sunday. she actually does not want to celebration, she does not want to celebration, she does not want to celebration, she does not want it to be about her, she's so not want it to be about her, she's so humble. she wanted to make the cap in austria, and myself in the fa have almost banned her from cap in austria, and myself in the fa have almost banned herfrom doing that. it will be doubtful short shirt on. steph horton in line to make a 100th cap this week. the lionesses have not been the only sports team here. yesterday, england netball is pop by to speak to the linus is about the recent success at the commonwealth games. the coach is the commonwealth games. the coach is the twin sister of the england manager, phil neville. the defender williamson, she said it was really inspirational to speak to a team with so much success behind them. inspirational to speak to a team with so much success behind themm is important for us to see the journey they have been because it is similar. but they are also likely people and sometimes when you see a
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successful sports team you think there are some hidden secrets, but when it comes down to those goals, they have fun, they work hard and i think we will take some things they have said on—board because obviously they are world champions. the netball is claim gold at the commonwealth games earlier this year. can the lionesses recreate that the world cup next year? that tournament is now just that the world cup next year? that tournament is nowjust seven months away. with two friendlies this week the players‘ final chance to impress phil neville before the end of 2018. that‘s all from sportsday. coming up in a moment, the papers. hello and welcome to our look ahead to what the papers will be
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bringing us tomorrow. with me are the american journalists greg katz from the associated press and charlie wells from the economist. many of tomorrow‘s front pages are already in. the telegraph goes with the leaked document which appears to show how the government intends to sell its brexit deal to the public. the independent says the cabinet is close to agreeing a deal which the eu will agree to. the metro leads on research that says children are most at risk of a knife attack on their way home from school — that‘s following the latest stabbing in london of a 16—year—old boy in south london yesterday. the guardian goes with the same story, carrying a call for school closing times to be staggered to help reduce the violence. the ft reports on the accusations
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aimed at arron banks‘ group over the illegal use of customer data in the brexit vote. the mirror leads with a girl of nine who tried to get a job after her mother‘s universal credit money didn‘t come through. and the times claims that the engineering firm which tested the cladding on grenfell tower after the fire had to sign an agreement not to criticise the prime minister. so those are the front pages — let‘s take a look at some of those stories in a bit more detail. given that we have two american journalists with us, we cannot not start with the american elections. polls of course close in kentucky at about 11am. greg, let‘s start with the guardian. there is a picture of a polling station in the brooklyn borough of new york.


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