this is bbc news, i'm simon mccoy. more than a20 people. more than 420 people. for their traditional church service at sandringham. did not attend the service this year. the conflicts of the world. of the world. after wall street suffers its worst christmas eve performance. after wall street suffers its worst christmas eve performance. and releases a video addressing allegations made against him. and releases a video addressing allegations made against him. on earth climate scientists warn it is now or never to save the planet.
on the night of the tsunami. the christian minority. pieces of his retirement plan. that went over the yard. i shouted, "this might be a tsunami". the lobby, were dragged all the way to the road. relief for thousands of people who have been displaced. several such centres have been set up to collect food and clothing. is commander, rico sirait. he says progress has been difficult. the challenge will be mostly because of the weather right now. it's rainy season, the end of the year. we try hard to still keep searching the shore.
with the national search agency across all the affected regions. through the debris to look for more survivors. there are still many people that are missing. they realise that this has been a year of disasters for indonesia. advanced tsunami warning system. mother nature's fury. sameer hashmi, bbc news.
brought me an update on what is happening. happening. lot of people are suspected to be stuck, or have been missing. stuck, or have been missing. so many people being rescued, there are still a lot of people missing. are still a lot of people missing. the other, looking for them, going through the debris. through the debris. not had too much luck because of the bad weather. bad weather. this has really hampered the rescue operations. hampered the rescue operations. has been the weather all throughout the three days.
the three days. the spread of disease, particularly given the lack of fresh water. given the lack of fresh water. yes, that has also been a big challenge. that has also been a big challenge. they were paying full attention to that. that. people on the coast to move to these camps or safer areas. diseases that could spread in a scenario like this. scenario like this. government is now trying to focus on that.
that. of people with this in these relief camps. camps. displaced because of the tsunami at the weekend. the weekend. you, how accessible is the area where they need the aid the most? where they need the aid the most? been able to shift these people to the mainland. the mainland. the rescue team and we visited a lot of sports that are completely empty. of sports that are completely empty. the government has made sure that these people have moved out. these people have moved out. of people have lost their homes so they have nowhere to go. they have nowhere to go. is clear now, so there are no issues with regards to that. with regards to that. rescue teams it is difficult because of the weather conditions. of the weather conditions. they have not been able to do that because of this bad weather.
nations and religions to help solve the conflicts of the world. were not a danger but a source of richness. sermon to speak of peace and unity at a time of challenge and discord. here's our religious affairs editor, martin bashir. message of christmas? common humanity, despite our ethnic and cultural differences. all share in a variety of languages and cultures.
the morning and queued up to get prime position. prime position. we thought if we came late we would be at the back of the cube. be at the back of the cube. of sussex walking into the church together. together. who has a cold, and the duke of edinburgh. edinburgh. he was well and had chosen to spend the day at home. chosen to spend the day at home. like many parents she had been woken up very early by her children. meanwhile the queen has just delivered her christmas day message. 0ur royal correspondent nick witchell joins me now.
been a busy year for the royal family. it has. the queen has reflected on all of those things. those things. first world war and lost friends, so many people have done since then. many people have done since then. talks about the changes in her family over the past 12 months. family over the past 12 months. closer to home it has been a busy year my family. with two weddings and two babies and another child expected soon.
another child expected soon. helps to keep a grandmother well occupied. occupied. 70th birthday of the prince of wales. wales. some cultures believe a long life brings wisdom. life brings wisdom. i would like to think so. the sense of humour is still there. tolerance and for the need to get on. on. this word all day, brexit, but she did not refer to it in the speech. did not refer to it in the speech. it is an absolute conundrum. they trying to plant this thought in a kind of a bleak way? a kind of a bleak way?
debate in this country and people holding deeply held beliefs. holding deeply held beliefs. point of fact in the broadcast she is talking about the commonwealth. is talking about the commonwealth. now, she does not refer to brexit at all. all. she makes no reference to the political debate in this country. political debate in this country. in which she said, in this country there is intense political debate. there is intense political debate. but let's not forget that elizabeth ii is a very cautious monarch. ii is a very cautious monarch. advisers have clearly gone along with that. with that.
to choose it, to make our own choice as to what she is talking about. as to what she is talking about. to give the impression that she was talking about brexit. let's have a listen. listen. human being is always a good first step towards greater understanding. step towards greater understanding. emphasis on goodwill and mutual respect. respect.
you pay your money and take your choice in that one. your choice in that one. interpreted it as a message to the uk to treat each other with respect. uk to treat each other with respect. debate will think that that is directed at them. directed at them. respect in which she is held an issue that kind of a message. issue that kind of a message. country as late as it clearly is, it is an issue. is an issue. something explicitly directed at the political debate in this country. political debate in this country. united kingdom, but to the commonwealth as a whole. commonwealth as a whole.
her authority and just sue that and calm it. calm it. however intense our feelings on this particular subject. particular subject. is never out of date and it is needed as much as ever. needed as much as ever. obtuse, tantalising thoughts at the end of the broadcast. end of the broadcast. what is she actually getting at here? actually getting at here? in this country about goodwill and peace and respect? we don't know. i very merry christmas to you. thank you. the headlines on bbc news... more than 420 people.
for their traditional church service at sandringham. after wall street suffers its worst christmas eve performance. with sexually assaulting a teenager in 2016. the alleged victim is the son of a us television news anchor. mr spacey has previously said he didn't remember the incident. andy moore reports. here is an interesting titbit that none of you may know... to get as far as court. i don't make this up... injuly 2016... news reader in a bar. conference last year. shame on you for what you did to my son.
from house of cards. without the facts, would you? allegation was made. at the time he apologised for inappropriate drunken behaviour. he's since made an absolute denial of all the other allegations. at london's old vic. andy moore, bbc news. of a man in tottenham, north london, at the weekend. on saturday night.
incidents overnight. 23 migrants have been rescued in the english channel. 15 of those were intercepted off the kent coast. let's get more from our reporter emily unia. you have an update on numbers. being picked up in the past few hours. hours. this started at about three in the morning. in the morning. rescued and none of them had life jackets. jackets. they rescued a rowing boat with two people in it. with two people in it. was rescued with nine on it and a fourth boat with eight on board. fourth boat with eight on board.
seven and a woman were picked up by the borderforce in folkestone. the borderforce in folkestone. handed over to the police, so it has been a busy night. been a busy night. two or three people and no life jackets. jackets. this is the world's busiest shipping lane. shipping lane. from them and then essentially set them adrift in the channel. them adrift in the channel. risking their own lives to get these people safe. people safe. we have seen new reporting on this more than usual. reporting on this more than usual. what is going on? why the increase all of a sudden? all of a sudden? nationalities of the people being picked up, they are iranian. picked up, they are iranian.
saudi arabia and arriving in large numbers. numbers. way across europe and trying to get into the eu and the uk. into the eu and the uk. what happens to them now? to them now? they will be processed by the british authorities. by the british authorities. the care of social services and they will be processed in due course. will be processed in due course. claims will have to be treated properly. thank you. minister ben wallace. at london's gatwick airport. monika plaha has this report. to curb the
problem. to combat this threat. or diverted, it's too late. and cleared of any involvement. papers along with their photos and details of their private lives. completely exposed. broadcast throughout the world. we are deeply distressed, as are our family and friends. and we are currently receiving medical
care. their experience has raised concerns about the coverage. to catch the culprits responsible for the drama. monika plaha, bbc news. their applications are processed. from the caravan that crossed mexico in recent weeks. are getting worse. will grant reports. rather than a tent in mexico by now. but not any more. accommodation as they wait on their asylum applications.
a safe third country. how safe though? were killed on tijuana's streets. we saw samuel, his wife and baby madalyn often on theirjourney. and fleeing the threat of violence. if not years waiting in one of mexico's most dangerous cities. from the gangs in honduras. so we had to escape. and conditions unsanitary. the city has opened a second migrant shelter, but it isn't
enough. but well into next year. home for christmas. this decision on asylum has caught many off—guard. country and be in another? it doesn't make sense. it catch and release. christmas even tougher. will grant, bbc news, tijuana. and a familiar sight in cities like paris and los angeles. despite being banned for use on
public roads. as joe miller reports. they have been taking off across europe and in the us. zip along at 20 mph. commuter lloyd bennett is a convert, despite warnings about their safety. it's not something that concerns me. i'm not going fast, you know. and just take your time. it's just really easy, really simple. it's no different to a bike. there is one key difference. allowed on private land. of breaking the law. just come from paris, they have just come from israel.
why the government doesn't take it to the other step. he wants e—scooters to be treated the same way as electric bikes. fallen on deaf ears. and there is no sign of the law being changed in a hurry. to overcrowded trains and buses. are desperately needed. and also some guidance in terms of the highway code.
britain's reluctance to embrace them. with e—scooters, it won't look back. joe miller, bbc news. now it's time for a look at the weather with tomasz. a pretty festive feel to the weather in scotland this morning. in scotland this morning. to minus eight degrees with a severe frost. frost. for most of us it is cloudy with a bit of fog here and there. with a bit of fog here and there. the best of it today in eastern parts of the country. parts of the country.
but the cloud is increasing right across the uk. is increasing right across the uk. later on for most of us it is looking pretty overcast. looking pretty overcast. us around six or seven this afternoon. afternoon. scotland, maybe at task of frost in aberdeenshire. aberdeenshire. but for most of us it is a frost free night. is a frost free night. poking through, but as we head into thursday it is looking a bit quiet. 00:29:31,755 --> 536870763:20:01,464 hello, 536870763:20:01,464 --> 1073741526:10:31,173 this 1073741526:10:31,173 --> 1610612289:01:00,883 is 1610612289:01:00,883 --> 2147483051:51:30,592 bbc 2147483051:51:30,592 --> 2684353814:42:00,301 news 2684353814:42:00,301 --> 3221224577:32:30,010 with 3221224577:32:30,010 --> 3758095340:22:59,719 simon 3758095340:22:59,719 --> 4294966103:13:29,428 mccoy.