this is bbc news i'm julian worricker. the headlines at 8. the bank of england warns that leaving the european union without a deal, would hit the economy harder than the 2008 financial crash — with several parts of the economy badly hit. the direction of the effects of a reduction in openness is clear. lower supply capacity, weaker demand, a lower exchange rate and higher inflation. in its own forecast, the government predicts the uk economy will take a huge hit after brexit — but the prime minister insists her plan is a good option. coming up, the health watchdog issues a warning to the uk's worst performing mental health trust norfolk and suffolk nhs foundation trust has been told it has only weeks to improve safety, after inspectors rated it inadequate for a third time. a couple have been found guilty of causing and allowing the death of a baby boy — who was found with a broken skull and 41 other fractures.
and the duke and duchess of cambridge pay their respects to the former owner of leicester city football club and four others, who lost their lives in a helicopter crash a month ago the bank of england has given a stark warning of the effect on the economy, if the uk leaves the european union without a deal. the bank's forecast is of a shock to growth, harder than the financial crisis of 2008, with the economy shrinking by 8 per cent. the governor mark carney says interest rates would rise, and the pound would crash. the warning comes as the government publishes its own economic analysis, suggesting britain will be poorer under all brexit scenarios, than if it remained
in the european union. we'll have the latest from westminster in a moment, but first here's our economics correspondent andy verity. a resolute mood from the bank of england's top officials today, determined to issue a stark warning to the public and parliament. that a cliff edge no—deal brexit would mean an economy that would be much less open and much more vulnerable. the direction of the effects of a reduction in openness is clear. lower supply capacity, we could demand a lower exchange rate, and higher inflation. here is the analysis of what could happen under different scenarios rather than what will happen. we would continue to grow. if we take something like the deal on offer from the government we would grow, but by less, but if we crash out without a deal it says the economy could shrink by 8% in a year. in this worst case scenario, house prices could fall by 30%, with the pound dropping by 25%
and commercial property nearly halving in value. if it did work out like that, it would be a worse recession than the financial crisis, the sharpest drop in the economy since the second world war. their analysis is pretty scary, and they are talking about a very substantial immediate hit to the economy — to unemployment, house prices, to incomes, because they fear that it would create a lot of economic dislocation. now there is a lot of uncertainty around what a no—deal brexit would look like. brexit supporters are sceptical of the warning, remembering a time before the 2016 referendum when it warned of the risk of a recession after a vote to leave. instead, the economy kept growing. these are mickey mouse figures they throw out there, and it isjust, i am afraid, it is the old project fear back again, to try to scare us witless, and i am afraid we are not going to get scared into giving up this country's democracy,
by this type of disgraceful behaviour. the bank of england stresses it is not saying this will happen — but it might. but if it was doing project fear, it didn't work on the currency markets. there the pound was up a few minutes ago against the dollar and the euro. we asked our economics correspondent, andy verity, are these new warnings from the bank of england not stronger than those given before the referendum? bad action before the referendum as a result of the currency markets are not taken that seriously because they said there was a risk that we would enter a recession and the economy kept growing as i mentioned there. these warnings are stronger ina way, there. these warnings are stronger in a way, the no deal no transition clip edge brexit, the government was saying 15 years from now, each person would be about £1100 each we re person would be about £1100 each were soft, will that is not half as bad as saying it will fall by 25%,
unemployment rises that seven and a half percent, and outflows of people. all those things are what they're saying it could happen if we get a cliff edge, no—deal brexit. but brexiteers will be sceptical given the relatively patchy record of these things in the past. the government has also released its own economic analysis, which shows the uk will be poorer economically under any form of brexit, compared with staying in the eu. the review, suggests a deal similar to the agreement negotiated by theresa may with brussels, would leave the economy in the next 15 years, 3.9% smaller, than if the uk stayed in the eu. but, if there was no brexit deal, the analysis shows the economy, while still growing, would take a 9.3% hit, over the same period. 0ur political editor laura kuenssberg has more this isn't a general election, even though it looks a bit like it. the prime minister's brexit deal is the candidate, mps are the voters.
she's hopeful the government's numbers today show her compromise is better than nothing. it shows that the deal we have negotiated with the european union is the best deal available forjobs and the economy, that also delivers and honours the referendum. there are lots of possibilities that today's statistics just don't and cannot include. but the brexit campaign certainly didn't say the economy would slow down on the side of a bus. the chancellor this morning was remarkably clear. if we are only looking at the economic benefits, remaining in the eu, is a better economic outcome than the prime minister's deal. but the prime minister's deal gives an outcome remarkably close to the benefits of staying in. it might seem bizarre to hear a chancellor admit the government's own policy would see the country poorer, but what number 11 is saying is what most calculations have always said — the economy will still grow after brexit, but more slowly than if we stay in the eu. what number ten is arguing is,
under the deal they have brokered, the economy would see much less turmoil and disturbance than if we walked away with no deal and no agreement. but brexit itself has always been about much more than the cash. there were clear warnings during the referendum about potential costs to the economy, and for brexiteers, today's numbers needed a giant bucket of salt. in a desperate attempt to reverse the result of the referendum, we are going to hear the most hair—raising stories and improbable forecasts. let us remind those who might waiver, we have heard this before. along with the brexiteers, labour is committed to trying to stop the deal. not stopping brexit, at least not yet. are they tiptoeing to another referendum 7
the numbers just aren't there, and it is causing insecurity and division unnecessarily. do you accept, though, that by voting down the deal, that you will be creating more turmoil, even if only in the short—term? i don't accept that. we want a deal that would protect jobs and the economy. if we can't achieve that, the government can't achieve that, we think we can. if the government can't achieve that we should have a general election. if that is not possible, we will call on the government tojoin us in a public vote. that is the sequence i think that will go through over this period. now within that... if a vote of no confidence didn't bring down the government and general election, it is inevitable that would be another... that is right. we have said our policy is if we can't get a general election, the other option we have kept on the table is a people's vote, a public vote. nothing seems inevitable round here right now. more than two years since the referendum, getting parliament and the public on side for any one plan is far from easy.
0ur political correspondent, nick eardley is in westminster. how has this all been playing up—to—date? how has this all been playing up-to-date? the idea that leaving the european union will happen impact on the economy, and negative impact, ican impact on the economy, and negative impact, i can definitely provide some ammunition to those arguing that we need the closest possible relationship to not leave it all. you have heard that drug today parliament and the prime minister's questions earlier. people seeing that the deal is for the country and bad for the economy. she is making the exact opposite argument that if we are leading the european union, she says we have to because of the referendum result, this is the least damaging deal. this one provides for what people voted for, she thinks that the main thing is ending freedom of movement, but at the same
time, protects the economy. the chancellor made that exact point, see up to take political and constitutional considerations into this when you're making the decision as well. brexiteers are not convinced at all that these warnings are correct. they think that the real concerns are raised about the impact of, the book would have on the economy and then it didn't prove to be correct. so tonight, i do not think it has changed the political complexion at all. but does want a closer relationship, we are saying nothing is changed, but those who think that the bank of england and the treasury have been too pessimistic in their outlook, they say nothing has changed as well.|j think we can hearfrom one of say nothing has changed as well.|j think we can hear from one of the more prominent brexiteers now. let's hear from more prominent brexiteers now. let's hearfrom and. more prominent brexiteers now. let's hear from and. that the majority, the overwhelming majority do not
trade with the european union. it will not have an effect on them. goods coming into the uk will be underour goods coming into the uk will be under our control and not the goods coming into the uk will be under our controland not the eu, will be a wooded cut tariffs and improve the standards of living for those in our society. leaving the european union is a real economic opportunity and an opportunity that none of the forecast wish to recognise. the key brexiteers saying that he does not accept the bank of england's analysis published tonight. in that interview, he was actually also very personal about the bank of england governor, calling him a second rate canadian politician who had failed over there. so i come over here in saying there. so i come over here in saying the project fear was turning into project hysteria. you can see that there really are such deeply held
opinions on this issue and things are not opinions on this issue and things a re not really opinions on this issue and things are not really changing. i suspect that the debate over the economy will continue much the same vein as the last few months. and you wonder how it will continue if those words are anything to go by. believe only got two weeks before the vote. lb on the 11th of december, a huge moment in parliamentary history and i suspect huge moment in the exit process as well. the houses of parliament, chatting to politicians, there is a realfeeling parliament, chatting to politicians, there is a real feeling that the prime minister has the gargantuan task to get the boat through. and actually, the opposition, rather than softening as the prime minister was hoping would happen, in some quarters it's actually hardening. i haven't spoken to a single politician today who predicted that the prime minister was on course to get this through. they all think she is really struggling to try and turn
the tide on this. interesting as well, a few politicians speculate that she is been doing the tour, northern ireland last night, scotla nd northern ireland last night, scotland today, trying to sell the steel after people there. and that actually is counterproductive, she should be here trying to persuade the politicians in her party who might be wavering and it might be possible to be spending time with them. basically saying why this deal works and here is why you should be on my side. so, anything could happen is the honest answer. if you look back to where we were a few weeks ago in speculating that theresa may might not even be prime minister by this point, so many people were at the time claiming that they were about to send these letters calling for a no confidence vote. anything can happen in the next two weeks before that big vote
on the 11th of december but it is extremely hard to see how she manages to get that momentum back to get this deal through. and we'll find out how this story — and many others — are covered in tomorrow's front pages at 10:40 this evening in the papers — our guests joining me tonight are the broadcaster aasmah mir and the head of news at the huffpost uk, jess brammar. the uk's worst performing mental health trust, has been told it has only weeks to improve safety, after inspectors rated it inadequate for a third time. the care quality commission, says managers at the norfolk and suffolk nhs foundation trust, had repeatedly failed to protect patients, who were harming themselves due to a lack of care. the regulator says the trust has failed to address problems going back years. 0ur health correspondent sophie hutchinson reports... the suffolk coast, across the county and in neighbouring norfork, mental health care is in deep crisis.
i know people that have literally lost their lives because the services are not good enough. there are still people out there with the same circumstances as what i was, and they are still taking their own lives. the health regulator has said the risks to patients are unacceptable and given the trust weeks to improve, but questions are being asked about why more radical action isn't being taken. i thought now was the best time to tell you, because you know... 20—year—old elana regularly self harms and overdoses. but she and her partner andrew have stopped calling the crisis line run by the trust because they say no one a nswe rs. in the absence of help, elana says drew is her lifeline. drew has saved my life a few times now. ijust feel so bad for those who don't have anyone. elana didn't even a care coordinator, the health regulator the cqc has said more than two and a half thousand patients
here are without this basic support. 0ther failings include emergency referrals being downgraded to routine and a dangerous lack of staff. after the trust dates budget cuts in 2012, it lost more than a quarter of its prominent doctors and a quarter of its nursing posts are vacant. there are now 50% more mental health patients dying unexpectedly. he could not wait five weeks... karen was devastated when her husband richard took his own life. he had severe anxiety and depression. one day, she called the called the crisis team over 30 times, the day before his death, he was told the only available appointment was five weeks away. how badly let down was he by the mental health service? totally let down.
you don't look at a desperate man who is telling you that he's going to commit suicide, who's crying all the time, he was anxious and on high dosage of anxiety tablets, other antidepressants, to turn around and say to him, no, you can wait five weeks. and you feel they could've saved his life? totally. today, the health secretary responded to calls from charities, local council leaders and mps, who said he must consider the possible closure of the trust. there very significant issues that need to be sorted out. i think we need to look across the board of what solutions might be, we are already under way. shortly after we met elana, she was told she was no longer eligible for mental health support. days later, she self harmed again. for her and those like her, improvements cannot come quickly enough. the headlines on bbc news. the bank of england warns that leaving the european union without a deal, would hit
the economy harder than the 2008 financial crash — with several parts of the economy badly hit. norfolk and suffolk nhs foundation trust has been told it has only weeks to improve safety, after inspectors rated it inadequate for a third time a couple have been found guilty of causing and allowing the death of a baby boy — who was found with a broken skull and 41 other fractures. sport now. and for a full round up, from the bbc sport centre, here's sarah mulkerra ns. liverpool and tottenham are both in champions league
action this evening. liverpool still have a bit of work to do, in a group where all four teams can qualify. they've got to beat paris saint germain in the french capital — and hope that red star don't beat napoli. butjuan bernat has just scored for psh currently leading 1 nil. about 15 minutes played. napoli leading that tie 1 nil — marek hamsik, while spurs have to beat inter milan to stand any chance of qualification — currently goalless atletico madrid with a 2 nil win over monaco have secured their spot in the next round, as have porto and schalke after the other group game ended with a win for lokomotiv moscow. full coverage across the bbc. aek athens and ajax have been charged by uefa match in athens on tuesday. riot police clashed with ajax with the olympic stadium before the match, and flares were thrown, uefa wll deal with the case on december 13th. ajax beat aek 2—nil to reach the knock out stages of the competition. there's doubt over
arsenal's europa league game tomorrow night in ukraine. uefa had moved the tie to kiev amid security concerns — but now the vice president of their opponents vorskla poltava, says there is no guarantee they will play there. 0leg lisak says the club are doing "everything they can" to host the game at their own home ground. arsenal are already through to the knockout stages former republic of ireland striker, robbie keane has announced his retirement from football. the 38—year—old played for the likes of tottenham, liverpool and celtic and spent the last year playing in india. here he is scoring for his country at the world cup in 2002, he's their record goalscorer, and will become their new assistant manager working alongside mick mccarthy. there's been an increase in reported discrimination abuse in football for a sixth successive year. the anti racism group kick it out found the numbers of reported cases of racist and homophobic abuse had grown again — as it has done year on year.
the biggest increase came in disability discrimination — the figures were compiled at all levels of the game. there is a lot being done and i do not want to disrespect the level of education is and around the grounds as well, but they've always could be more. everyone knows that football have unlimited funds, but they had funds to actually apply and make things to be able to provide that central education, so we do need to kind of pull together to make sure that on the back of these kind of results, that more needs to be done. and we put more finances and resources towards educating more people and identifying people that are not doing these acts of discrimination. and there's a big fight for tyson fury this weekend.
he challenges deontay wilder for the wbc heavyweight title in los angeles. ahead of the bout, they both took time out of their training schedule to meet the la county fire teams, who've been dealing with those horrendous wild fires. and fury took the opportunity to draw attention to another big problem in la. a lot of homeless people on the streets, more than i've ever seen in my life. i am sitting in downtown, but if you go five minutes down the road, there are like a thousand homeless people. you'd think you'd be in homeless people. you'd think you'd beina homeless people. you'd think you'd be in a third world country, but it isa be in a third world country, but it is a crisis situation and someone needs to be done about it. it is a situation that is happening all over world, especially. 20 minutes gone there, and full details later on sports day at half past ten.
harry leslie smith, the veteran campaigner for the poor and for refugees, has died. he was 95. he grew up in poverty in yorkshire — living through the great depression, and serving as a pilot in the second world war. but it's his work championing human rights and the welfare state, for which he'll be best remembered. let's take a look back at his life. i am harry leslie smith. i am the world's oldest rebel. they tortured my sister and left her and had to be restrained with ropes tied around her bed. my parents did everything in their power to keep her alive and comfortable. but they could not get her the best clinics, find her the best doctors or the right medicine. there was a stream of hundreds of
and a friend of harry leslie smith. welcome. how did you first come to know him. i read a blog that he wrote he was 91 when he wrote it and i was working at the guardian at the time. and i got in touch with him and he replied within minutes. and he started to write forth the pages at the guardian and his articles went viral every single time. what was it about them? i think it was his link to the past. he had this direct experience with all of this and, he was just a complete direct experience with all of this and, he wasjust a complete radical. he called himself the order is political rabble and so it was that mix of experience and progressive —— old est mix of experience and progressive —— oldest political. i think he was
charming and he is incredibly passionate and very blunt. when he really did not pull his punches. i think young people enjoyed that as much as anyone else and he was an incredibly kind person, that really cut through for people as well. clearly there is a generational gap between you and him, but there was a meeting of minds. the first time i ever met him, he gave me a huge hug and held my hand and he would tease me affectionately and he could keep up me affectionately and he could keep up the conversation that was happening around politics. he did not feel like a pensioner. people tend to get slightly less radical as they get older, if anything he seemed to get more so. he seemed to have a second career, travelling around the world, owing to refugee camps and in his eyes, i think he
thought that the world was becoming more conservative and perhaps more intolerant. i think, more conservative and perhaps more intolerant. ithink, given more conservative and perhaps more intolerant. i think, given his experience in the war, that he had a limited amount of time, you want to explain to people that he thought that was dangerous. and people were often spellbound when he spoke, that speech from the conference, it is not often that a conference comes com pletely not often that a conference comes completely quiet. dying of tuberculosis, for anyone of my generation, i think that is such a shocking thing to hear that if you hear that from a living person and not from a history book, i don't think you could do anything but be speubound think you could do anything but be spellbound by the. and... doughnut i think you will be difficult to have another one like harry, having lived through such deprivation. i do not
think we'll see another one like him. now it's time for a look at the weather with after a wet and wendy and heavy rain, the bbc local radio station book to public developments dry weather to come to the evening, but rain returns in the southwest, and the winds really start to whip up again as well. it will be a mild night, but only for part of the morning it will be the strength of the wind, these areas, most likely to see wind gusts, 60 or 70 mph across the southwest of england, wales into the midlands, most exposed coastal spots will see gusts in excess of 70 mph. heavy rain to come about as well. it will be windy elsewhere across the country, we pushed the worst of the wind in the
rain throughout the day, with a mix of sunshine and blustery showers and temperatures, just a little bit lower than they have been today. hello this is bbc news. the headlines. the bank of england warns a disorderly brexit — with no deal and no transition period — would deliver an economic shock so severe, that it would trigger a recession worse than after the financial crisis. the government's own assessment shows that leaving the eu could cost between 60 and £200 billion over the next 15 years. theresa may insists that the economy would continue to grow and jobs would be protected.
norfolk and suffolk nhs foundation trust — the uk's worst performing mental health trust — has been told it has only weeks to improve safety, after inspectors rated it inadequate for a third time. a mother and herformer partner have been found guilty of causing and allowing the death of a baby boy — who was found with a broken skull and 41 other fractures. and the duke and duchess of cambridge pay their respects to the former owner of leicester city football club and four others, who lost their lives in a helicopter crash a month ago. the bank of england has published its assessment of the impact of withdrawing from the eu with no deal and no transition period — and has concluded that it would deliver a severe shock to the economy. the governor of the bank, mark carney, says it could trigger a worse recession than after the financial
crisis ten years ago. mr carney was careful to highlight that these were just scenarios, and said that they had considered multiple outcomes including that of a no deal. let's hear more of that analysis which he gave at the bank of england this afternoon. taken together the scenarios is highlighted the impact of brexit will depend on the direction, magnitude and speed of the effect of reduced openness on the uk economy. the direction of the affects of the reduction in openness is clear. 0versupply capacity, weaker demand, lower exchange rate and higher inflation. the magnitude of these economic impacts is modelled using established empirical relationships and it is disciplined by the speed of macroeconomic models to ensure their coherence and plausibility. but speed of adjustment it's less
clear. given her like your presidents amongst advanced economies. we assume adjustment to integration have a poor record lead that has the past decades. this assumption is grounded by crosschecks including econometric models and case studies and intelligence from the agents across the united kingdom. the fpc has redo the united kingdom. the fpc has redo the relevance and will use them as inputs. the return to a few key observations. the scenarios reflect government all see and are most releva nt. government all see and are most relevant. they show the sensitivities to key elements of the new partnership it to be negotiated such as the extent of customs and regulatory checks and the degree of nontariff barriers and the breadth of equivalents for financial services. the five years under the
partnership scenarios gdp is between one and a quarter percent and three and three quarters percent lower thanit and three quarters percent lower than it would have been if the economy had continued growing at the may 2016 trend rate. relative to the most may 2016 trend rate. relative to the m ost rece nt may 2016 trend rate. relative to the most recent forecast in november inflation is lower in the near term above scenarios given the appreciation in sterling. it rises as the transition period ends the fading of that appreciation and the less close partnerships scenario as cousin barriers take effect in 2021. a mechanical model of monetary policy generates a gently rising path for bank rate over the scenario. it should not be taken as a production of the actual path for bank rates which will depend him practice in the balance and affects demand, supply and exchange rate. turning to no deal and no transition
brexit there are a range of possible outcomes in the event of that consistent with the remit to protect and enhance the resilient of the uk financial system to major shocks. they focus on two variants labelled disruptive and disorderly which are underpinned by worst—case assumptions. in both scenarios carousel of trade barriers introduced suddenly next spring. the uk recognises you product standards but the eu does not reciprocate. and the more severe or disorderly scenario the border infrastructure does not go smoothly with new customs requirements for some time. there is a pronounced increase in return investors demand for holding sterling assets. by the end of 2023 gdp is more than 10% lower than the
disorderly scenario compared to that may 2016 trend. despite the sharp contraction in gdp something that is bigger than what happened during the financial crisis on employment rises to seven and a half percent less than during the financial crisis. the first minister of wales, carwynjones, has been giving evidence at the inquest, into the death of the former welsh government minister carl sargeant. mrjones was heavily criticised for his handling of the sacking of mr sargeant, who was accused of inappropriate behaviour towards women, allegations he denied. sian lloyd's report contains some flashing images. arriving to give what he has described as his side of the story, the first minister carwynjones came to the inquest into the death of his colleague carl sargeant to face questioning about the circumstances around his decision to sack him. the former welsh government minister and father of two was dismissed during a cabinet reshuffle, four days before his body was found.
the allegations that had been made against the 49—year—old left him no choice but to sack him, mrjones said. he told the inquest, it was awful. i remember the feeling of dread. i had lost sleep over it, but it had to be done. during the course of the inquest, the coroner, john gittins, has made several enquiries about what support or pastoral care was offered to carl sargea nt, who had suffered from depression. he has indicated that it's part of his role to investigate whether lessons can be learned to prevent further deaths. carl sargeant‘s family have been critical of the way the first minister handled his sacking. they heard carwyn jones tell the court that he wasn't aware of mr sargeant‘s mental health issues at the time. the coroner asked him if anything has changed in relation to the support offered to departing ministers, to which he responded no. any regrets, first minister?
carwyn jones has finished giving evidence. he stands down as wales' first minister in less than two weeks' time, after nine years in the job. he has described what happened as the darkest of times, but as he left the inquest, he was remaining tight—lipped. an independent enquiry into how he handled carl sargeant‘s sacking has yet to begin. sian lloyd, bbc news. a couple from hampshire have been found guilty of causing or allowing the death of a three—week—old baby. when stanley davis died, doctors found he had 42 fractures on his body. police were unable to bring murder or manslaughter charges against his mother roxanne davis and her partner sam davies because they couldn't tell which one had delivered the fatal blow. from winchester crown court, duncan kennedy reports. just a few days old, this was stanley davis in march of last year, at a time when he was not in the violent clutches of those that were meant to love him.
they were his mother, roxanne davis, and her partner, sam davies, who were today found guilty of causing or allowing stanley's death. stanley spent his short life in this block of flats in gosport. it was here that he was subject to the violence that killed him. that violence led to 42 fractures to stanley's arms, legs, ribs and skull. but this is one of the rare cases where there wasn't the forensic or other evidence to determine which of the defendants did it. by the time stanley died, he was just 2a days old. there has been some shouting and screaming. at one point, police were called to the flat when a heard shouting. both davies and davis, here holding stanley, were cocaine users. the police see stanley
is unharmed and they leave. all right then... in the next few days, the pair are filmed at the flats. then davies makes a distressed phone call to a medical centre on the day stanley received his worst injury. the following day, roxanne davis is seen with stanley, just hours before he is rushed to hospital. he died a week later. the level of injuries was truly horrific, and it was a difficult case to investigate. i think for the community it is difficult that somebody as young as 2a days could have suffered this amount of injuries and we're just pleased we have been
able to getjustice for him. stanley did have some contact with health and social services agencies, and a safeguarding children inquiry is now under way. but what role his mother, roxanne davis, played in his death, or that of her partner, sam davies, may never be known. their denials, lying at the heart of a life that came to be measured in days. a victim of child exploitation has called for a change in the law, amid claims a man who raped her, was contacted about the chance to play a role in her son's life. sammy woodhouse, who's waived her right to annonymity, says rotherham council approached arshid hussain, even though he's in prison for raping her as child. fiona trott reports. a survivor of child sex abuse who says she still fighting for her rights. i think it's disgusting,
and i always find that the rapists always get, you know, are protected and have more rights than what we do. sammy woodhouse gave evidence in care proceedings connected with her son which ended last year. she says that she was told his father could ask to be involved. i have to wake up every morning and have to fight for something, and what it all boils down to is just to be treated like a human being. you know, i keep hearing about his rights — well, what about my rights? what about our rights? what about the right for my son to be safe, to be protected and not have to deal with this on a daily basis? on these streets, sammy and hundreds more like her were groomed and abused for years. arshid hussain targeted her when she was just 1a. he is serving a 35 year sentence, but sammy woodhouse says she was shocked when rotherham social services told her he could still be involved in their child's life. in a statement, rotherham council says: the law
is a very blunt instrument. people should just use their common sense. if they used their common sense in this situation and the others around the country, then they would not have written what they think they have to do. doing something by tick box is what's happened here. but if we need clarity, then the law needs to change. sammy woodhouse is campaigning for a change in the law so that she and others like her can move on with their lives. i feel like i'm constantly being controlled by him. i want a full investigation into the family courts across the country. i want to know how many councils have actually been doing this. and i want a way for people to come forward and express what they've been going through, a way to access their legal rights, and a support centre as well to be able to deal with all this. fiona trott, bbc news, rotherham. in australia, thousands
of people have been told to leave their homes, as bushfires devastate parts of queensland. a catastrophic fire warning has now been issued, for the first time in the state's history. extreme weather conditions have also hit new south wales, with torrential rain and flooding in sydney, from where hywel griffith reports. fleeing the fires while they still can. for 8,000 queenslanders there's has been no choice but to leave their homes behind. bush fires are a familiar threat in australia — but not here and not at this time of year. a heatwave, combined with fierce winds, created what the emergency services called a firestorm. it's not normal for queensland. people will burn to death. their normal approaches probably won't work if the situation develops as it is predicted to develop. it's no different to a category—five cyclone coming straight through your door.
as the day ended, more than 130 fires continue to burn. some homes have been destroyed but rescue teams have stopped lives from being lost. 800 miles down the coast it was a very different storm testing the authorities as sydney was battered by a month's worth of rain in a day. the worst downpour in over 30 years brought four inches of water. as the storm swirled, flash flooding began. paramedics were left dealing with four times the usual number of car crashes. two people were killed during the storm. summer may only be a few days away in australia. but wild, unpredictable weather is testing many people's resolve. would you hand your phone over to a restaurant if it meant getting free food?
0ne restaurant chain is trialling just that. franky and bennie's have introduced a "no phone zone" promotion, where parents willing to give in their devices will get free children's meals. the eatery said their survey of 1,500 parents and children found that children want parents to spend less time on their phones and more time talking to them. but the promotion has come under criticism. we can now speak to felicity hannah, a consumer affairs and parenting journalist. what do you think of this initiative? i don't like it. i think it's a bit of a cynical marketing ploy that relies on painting parents as lazy, disinterested people. we have to be bribed with free food to actually talk to their kids but i think the vast majority of parents thatis think the vast majority of parents that is not the case. it has us talking about on national television, though. they have done
this in order to spark debate on social media coverage and the press. benton at the expense of a big bulk of their customers. we don't like being patronized to be made to feel that we are being talked down to or lectured and at them it will put off a lot of customers. we like free food, when it comes along only?” like feeding my kids are free but when i don't like is looking into a rash i'm being asked if i want to hand over my phone before i even ta ke hand over my phone before i even take my seat. i think that's when the end saying no to that i'm going to feel such ashamed and patronized and embarrassed. was the survey? it was carried out among 1500 parents and children. children want parents is the most time on their phones and more time talking to them. there's something in that isn't there? i think so and the woods chipping the rights of parents to spend eight hours a day playing fruit ninja into
talking to their kids but the majority don't want to do that deny there is a happy medium between not having your device and being stuck to it. they want what is best for their children. they don't need to be lectured by a restaurant chain into doing that. what other initiatives can you see arising from this? clearly there's a concern about the amount of phone usage in restau ra nts a nd about the amount of phone usage in restaurants and maybe not to parent children relationship but even among adults having a meal as well. you see this will spark other things?” hope not. i think it's their place to tell people at what to do. it's telling that they did not say they wa nt to telling that they did not say they want to spark more conversation and roll it out for couples as well they picked parents and parents will be feeling picked on. do you think it will not last very long cozily. will not last very long”
feeling picked on. do you think it will not last very long i think the lure of free food is strong but there will be running it for a week initially and possibly the whole month. thank you for coming on. the headlines on bbc news... the bank of england warns that leaving the european union without a deal, would hit the economy harder than the 2008 financial crash — with several parts of the economy badly hit. norfolk and suffolk nhs foundation trust has been told it has only weeks to improve safety, after inspectors rated it inadequate for a third time a couple have been found guilty of causing and allowing the death of a baby boy — who was found with a broken skull and 41 other fractures. an update on the market numbers for you — here's how london's and frankfurt ended the day. and in the the united states this is how the dow and the nasdaq are getting on. the duke and duchess of cambridge have paid tribute to the five people
killed in a helicopter crash at the leicester city football stadium. william and kate laid flowers near where the crash occurred and spoke to leicester city players and the family of the club's owner — vichai sriva—ddhana—prabha , who died with four others when the aircraft came down in october. facial recognition technology is seen as a crucial tool that could help police catch criminals and prevent crime. but a new report says "profound" legal and ethical questions have to be answered — before it can be used routinely. the software allows cameras to pick out the faces of people in a crowd who might be suspects — and officers in south wales have been testing it out. here's our home affairs correspondent, danny shaw. using computers to recognise faces. artificial intelligence is now being used by police to identify suspects. but does it work? cardiff university examined the use
of facial recognition by south wales police at last year's champions league final and at a series of other events including rugby internationals and pop concerts. cameras scanned thousands of spectators, comparing their features to images on a police database. it was part of a trial project funded by the home office. at the start, the system accurately matched only 3% of faces it picked out. that increased to 46% when a new computer algorithm became available, leading researchers to conclude that the technology can certainly assist police in spotting suspects who otherwise would not be found. in the course of the trial they recognised on a number of occasions that it could have other uses. for example there were uses of it to identify victims of crime as well when they had been quite badly injured. there were uses of it to identify missing people.
and also potentially we think there might be uses that could be put in place in terms of managing people with vulnerabilities such as alzheimer's who have a tendency to go missing. in order to be able to locate them for safeguarding reasons. but the researchers say facial recognition is not a silver bullet. the system struggled to work with large crowds and in poor light. while the face type of a small number of people triggered false positive results. danny shaw, bbc news. it's being suggested thousands of women who experience trauma while giving birth, are often being left with undiagnosed mental illnesses. a report from the royal college of psychiatrists, says unexpected problems can leave mothers experiencing signs of post—traumatic stress disorder. look north's jamie coulson has the details. that's mr...
when anna gave birth to her daughter macy, it should have been one of the happiest days of her life. but, when complications led to an emergency caesarean section, it rapidly became one of the most frightening. there was a lot of people around me, they were kind of ripping my clothes off, ripping myjewellery off. i felt as if i was being attacked. in the weeks that followed, anna developed symptoms of post—traumatic stress disorder, or ptsd, including vivid flashbacks and deep distress when reminded of the birth. many people may traditionally associate post—traumatic stress disorder with soldiers on the battlefield, or the victims of violent crime. but for women who have had a traumatic birth, it can be just as real, and without help, can lead to long—term harm. research suggests 4% of women in the uk, or around 30,000 a year, develop ptsd after a traumatic birth. experts believe many others could go undiagnosed, or are misdiagnosed. they're currently being failed by
the nhs in the way that birth trauma is detected, diagnosed and treated. asa is detected, diagnosed and treated. as a lack of provision across the united kingdom and women simply are not able to access, services routinely. nhs england say any form of mental ill health is a concern, but great strides have been made, with 7,000 more women treated last year, and specialist mental health services planned throughout england. following treatment, anna is now looking to the future instead of fearing the past. jamie coulson, bbc news. fast, sudden death and armageddon aren't necessarily words you'd expect to associate with chess. but they're all being used in relation to the final of the world chess championship in london. the defending champion and american challenger, remained level after 12 games. so they're now playing a series of increasingly quick matches to decide who will be crowned king.
richard conway reports. it has been three long weeks, and not a checkmate in sight. but after 12 drawn games and over 48 hours of playing time, the chess equivalent of a penalty shoot—out is under way to decide who will be crowned world champion. it is inside that soundproof glass box that this title will be decided. the two men must play fast, they must hold their nerve. the deadlock must be broken today. magnus carlsen has been at the top of his game for over five years. he is very much the poster boy of his sport. homer has the winning hand. he merely needs to take grandpa's knight. he has been a guest star on the simpsons, a fashion model, and is the marketable young face behind a chess empire. his opponent, meanwhile, is bidding to become the first american to win the title since 1972. this series has also caught
the public‘s imagination. streamed internationally on a pay—per—view basis, the games are also being closely followed online. all part of an ambition to remain the world's number one mind sport. now chess is almost as big as facebook. it's a bigger than kim kardashian's twitter. and it is already on, let's say, a billion—dollar market. a billion people market share. the slowest of games has produced the fastest of finishes. in the end, magnus calrsen defended his queen and was crowned as king. richard conway, bbc news, london. now it's time for a look at the weather. we can cross the newsroom to ben rich nothing slow or sedate about the weather at the moment and awful going on and if it was not wet and
windy enough for you there is more of that to come tomorrow. if we take a look at the satellite picture this will cloud here brought the wet and windy weather today and this area of cloud that we are concerned about. developing into something of a hawk and signed that the system is debating in an area of low pressure. they will continue to deepen as it approaches the shores. that's the sign that we could see a spell a very windy weather during tomorrow morning and so there's the potential for travel tomorrow in the commish of gales and also heavy rain. no give you details for you are. let's pick up the story for where we are now and ran clearing away from the northeast and that a dryer sliced and as to get cold and then more rain piling up in the southwest and a mild night for the wind picking up by the tonight. a bit of uncertainty the windiest weather will be and the
system the windiest weather will be and the syste m loo ks the windiest weather will be and the system looks quite widely across the midlands was a gust of 50 to 60 mph and may be 70 or a touch more than most exposed coasts and that windy weather transferring across northern england in southeast scotland and with that some very heavy rain. even away from this area of strong winds that will be a blustery day for most of us. gradually drying up and burgeoning up and hefty showers coming in. those temperatures of nine to 1a degrees. as a guide for tomorrow evening will see showers flinging their way from west to east across the map. low—pressure cell and charged in this time hello to the north of the uk and again a lot of white lines as cuisine together will be windy on friday in the north and that wind coming down from the north or northwest. they will feel a little bit cooler and fresher. 0n
friday the most plentiful showers to be found across northwestern areas and some of these heavy and some sundry. the further south and east fewer showers and those temperatures low but lower. it stays quite chilly in the north of the weekend and more miles further south but there will still be some wind and rain at times. in the meantime there are weather warnings from the met office that you could read about on the bbc weather website. hello, i'm ros atkins, this is 0utside source. there's a new official line on brexit — it will be bad for the economy. and both the government and the bank of england agree that a no deal would be especially serious. lower supply capacity, weaker demand, a lower exchange rate and higher inflation. two opposing views on climate, as the eu sets out to become the first major economy to go climate neutral by 2050, brazil announces it will no longer host next year's un climate talks. the us secretary of state