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good morning. welcome to breakfast with steph mcgovern and jon kay. our headlines today: a warning to theresa may from three of her cabinet ministers — "get a deal approved by parliament or face delaying brexit". a warning to theresa may from three cabinet ministers who say if she can't get her deal through parliament she will have to delay brexit. three cabinet ministers have made clear their readiness to defy this is bbc news, the headlines: theresa may to prevent the uk leaving the european union venezuela's president has closed part of the border with colombia, without a deal. r&b star r kelly hands himself after claiming his in at a chicago police station sovereignty is under threat. opposition leaders say after being charged with multiple sexual abuse offences. they are still preparing to move it's a huge weekend international aid across the frontier. in the six nations championship, earlier at the border with brazil, with this afternoon's match two people were killed in clashes between wales and england being billed as the between troops and protesters. tournament decider. and while the professionals slug it out in cardiff, i've been finding out what the sport is doing, to get thousands more women and girls involved. r&b singer r kelly, who has been good morning. we are looking at a charged with ten counts dry day with plenty of sunshine. it of aggravated criminal sexual abuse in illinois, has handed himself in at a police station in chicago. prosecutors say the charges relate to the alleged abuse of four victims. the singer denies the allegations.
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with less than five weeks until britain is due to leave the eu, three cabinet ministers have made it clear they are prepared to vot against theresa may's government to avoid a no—deal brexit. mrs may says mps should back her deal or risk seeing brexit delayed. the mother of a schoolboy who died in the hillsborough tragedy in 1989 has told a jury at preston crown court that the pitch "looked like a battleground" when the fatal crush happened. dolores steele's 15—year—old son philip was one of the 96 people who died at the fa cup semifinal. judith moritz was at the court in preston. phillip steele is one of the children of hillsborough, just 15 yea rs old children of hillsborough, just 15 years old when he died at a full or match on a family day out in his
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pa rents match on a family day out in his parents and little brother. —— football match. philip's mother dolores steele has lived without her son to the past 30 years. today she relived the day the disaster took his life. the family were all at the match the parents upstairs in the seat of area, the children on the terrace below. dolores steele renders that it suddenly look very crowded down man. —— remembers. she could hear the crowd shouting "0pen the gates, people are dying". this is still look across at the jurien said she could not see her boys. she said she could not see her boys. she said she could not see her boys. she said she saw someone carried the grass, a jacket put over their face. she said: the steel‘s younger boy, 13—year—old ryan survived and spent hours waiting by the family's car hoping his brother would turn up. their parents went to look for phillip, turned away from the
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makeshift more tree they were told to ring helpline. dolores steele stole the jury they tried the emergency number “— stole the jury they tried the emergency number —— told the jury they tried the emergency number over and over again without success. she said" wejust could and over again without success. she said" we just could not get through, we we re said" we just could not get through, we were at her wit and". the family went around the city to a hospital and a richardson centre before ending up back at the ground where they identified philip's body —— reception centre. former chief superintendent david duckenfield denies his charge of manslaughter of phillip and the other people killed. 96 men, women and children died. now on bbc news, the travel show. this week on the travel show: i will be checking out how film fans here can get closer to the movies they love. simon is back with tips for luxury trains on a budget and
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crossing by bus. and japan in 90 minutes, is calm and against the clock in the country's southern island. —— carmen. but first, we are in the movie capital of the world, los angeles. this weekend hollywood will once again take centre stage as newsfeeds around the again take centre stage as newsfeeds around the world again take centre stage as newsfeeds around the world abuzz again take centre stage as newsfeeds around the world abuzz with again take centre stage as newsfeeds around the world abuzz with word about who and what has won the biggest awards in the movie
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business. travellers coming to la wanting to soak up some of that movie magic and find it all over town. if you love movies, this street in la is the place to be. embedded in the walkway you can see stars of all different genre is. mickey mouse, we have bruce willis, we have a sharon stone and here to my right, we actually have the handprints and footprints of some of the biggest stars around. it is here at the dolby theatre where all the buzz of the oscars will be happening. and of course it's not the only way you can get closer to the only way you can get closer to the movies. around hollywood its movie legacy is increasingly being recognised and preserved. at the warner brothers studio to hollywood, guides take it to the actual place where so many movies, from casablanca to lala land have been
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made. the lot has been here since the 1920s, made. the lot has been here since the 19205, it made. the lot has been here since the 1920s, it has been home to some of the most classic films but also contemporary films. ridley scott's science—fiction epic blade runner, this is eucharistic, dystopian los angeles. —— futuristic. it is any time period, at any location, it is just all about set iteration. you keep redressing the sets, it is whatever you want it to be. movies have become one of the dominant entertainment forms of our age. but it was in that long ago, in the 19205, that people like four warner brothers were deciding to invest in the new technology of the time, known as talkies. hollywood's golden age up until the late 19405, followed by countless lock busters and international movie stars help put places like this on the map.
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fast forward to the 21st century, and in hollywood, almost anything is possible. can i be honest for a second? i don't know what is real and fake here. that is totally fair. fire hydrant? real or fake. that one is real, but sometimes they are fake. other trees real? the trees are real. the leaves come and go. this blows my mind. the yes, the trees are real, but in la we don't get true winters, we don't get snow or rain. but we do a lot of movies and tv that take place in the east coast where you get snowy winters. we have a green ‘s department that ta kes we have a green ‘s department that takes care of the greenery a lot, and they will go up and pluck all the leaves of the trees and spread down with a flocking, like what you would cover a christmas tree and to make it look like a real winter. but then say the next production coming m, then say the next production coming in, they are filming springtime or some scenes, the greens department
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will go back in with ranges of dead leaves, spray paint them the appropriate colour and add those into the tree and till the real—life comes back. it is all about maintaining the illusion. but have across town and building work is well under way for a new museum set to open later this year from team behind the oscars, the academy. as the building takes shape, they have been busy gathering objects are to tell the story of the art and also the science of the movies. roald siddaramaiah cameras to ruby slippers and shirley temple's shoes. —— from cinarama cameras. this is a head from alien, but there is a strap? this is a headpiece that would have been warned by, we think the stunt person from the film, the
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design came from hr giger, the actors in the film kept asking to see what the alien would look like, and he would not show them. their reaction in the film is the reaction to seeing him for the first time. reaction in the film is the reaction to seeing him for the first timem is terrifying. all these objects are very cool but what is the value in keeping them and showing people? cinema is the greatest art form of the 20th century, leading into the 215t the 20th century, leading into the 21st century. lawmakers were stock about how they stand on the shoulders of those that came before so shoulders of those that came before so it is important to us that we are looking at the full continuum of moviemaking. from its very beginnings to today a lot of filmmakers now talk about how they are using the same magic butjust different tools. that sense of history is important to filmmakers and is important to us. and we want to show that to the public. so basically this is the 19th century moving picture entertainment
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industry. the mutoscopes came in and would go into arcades around the country. it is akin to a flint —— flip book. about 150 photographs and here work in a rotary system, you hand crank the film and inside you would see the motion picture move. and it is working right now? the wild west adventure. put a dime in? but it is free. here we go, i am ready for the adventure. while there are other types of film museum in los angeles, the academy museum in los angeles, the academy museum of motion pictures —— academy museum of motion pictures —— academy museum of motion pictures —— academy museum of motion pictures is the first here on a global scale, taking a look at the history of the medium. originally suggested 90 years ago
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and in development that hate years, ata and in development that hate years, at a projected cost of close to $400 million, the museum has had support from the likes of stephen spielberg and tom hanks. film is made up of all kinds of other art forms. i think to understand it you have to approach it in many different ways. so you have theatres where films can be seen in their original format, as they were meant to be seen. we have exhibition spaces on three different floors, and project spaces the new work that actually takes cinema into the future. so the whole thing just flows together. covering six stories and 300,000 square feet, the building's focal point will be a striking rooftop terrace. the building is still under construction but the view, definitely ready to
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go. amazing, we are at the top, on the dolby terrace and we are looking out over hollywood. in 1929 when douglas fairbanks and mary pickford we re douglas fairbanks and mary pickford were starting the academy, they said "it is a ready time for us to start thinking about a film museum". and here we are 90 years later, it took awhile but we are at the top looking over hollywood that they saw. awhile but we are at the top looking over hollywood that they sawm awhile but we are at the top looking over hollywood that they saw. it is opening night, the first guests walk m, opening night, the first guests walk in, how their experience and they leave, what you hope they say to each other? the first is i hope they understand and talk about film history. i think it is disappearing a little from our memory. and now is the time to really save it, to save the time to really save it, to save the legacy of film to future generations. and maybe one of them thatis generations. and maybe one of them that is he will be inspired to become a filmmaker of the future themselves. if you are planning to come to los
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angeles, here is our list of things we think you should see and do. if you want something to get your pulse racing, universal studios hollywood has a movie based theme park covering some of hollywood's biggest blockbusters. and the fans of jurassic world, and you ride for the movie will be coming later this year. —— a new ride. but don't forget, los angelus is right on the coast. venice beach and santa monica pier are free to explore and a great way to experience california's more laid—back lifestyle. and finally, if you want to get away from the la bars and seasoned stars of a different kind, griffith observatory ca ns to different kind, griffith observatory cans to be southern california's eight way to because moss. —— claims to be southern california's gateway to be southern california's gateway to the cosmos. they night the views over la are well worth a walk up the hill, but get there early because it
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films up very —— fills up very quick. still to come on the travel show: simon is back with your e—mails, this week cutting the cost of luxury trains and seeing south america by bus. i'm looking for the smell museum. plus it is carmen versus kumamoto. kevin sheedy see the city's highlights in less than 90 minutes? smelly socks. yuk! so stick with us for that. this week i have advice on a cut price great railjourneys through canada and the best day trip from dubrovnik. first, the railway line
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between the two biggest cities increase has been transformed with passengers between athens and thessaloniki set to experience faster, more comfortable journeys. until now, trains only spectacular route have taken nearly six hours but the journey should soon be two hours faster. brian is spending four daysin hours faster. brian is spending four days in the final croatian city of dubrovnik. he asks: to help you, i have called in some specialist advice. i think your particular interest i would recommend visiting stone on the peninsula. it is about one—hour drive outside of dubrovnik but is easily accessible by bus. the town is known to its seaside landscape, oysters and regional law wines. the entire peninsula is known to having many hidden beaches but if you only have one day i recommend
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checking out this beach, less than five kilometres outside the city. next, wanting to take a trip around his own country. i too have been daunted by the prices of luxury tourist trains around the world but often you can find much cheaper regular passenger trains which cover some of the same ground. canada's flagship trained the canadian runs from your home city of toronto and vancouver and the final stretch from jasper through british columbia duplicates pa rt through british columbia duplicates part of the root of the rocky mountaineer. but i recommend a side trip on the train between prince rupert and jasper on the pacific coast, this train which charges regular rather than luxury fares threads through some extraordinary scenery on
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threads through some extraordinary scenery on the line once known as the grand trunk pacific. next, peter is planning a visit to the heart of south america, lucky man! it is the town on argentina's side of the miraculous falls. to reach the paraguay in capital since you, there are two possibilities. the first is to travel to paraguay and from here you can board one of the frequent buses taking as little as five hours but if you have time to spare i recommend you follow the river valley south—west through argentina. there is a bridge across to income panacea on in paraguay, and other beautiful place to visit. from here are buff along highway one will take you to us and sea on and you will have had a much more scenic and enlightening journey. finally,
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lucinda says: in this age of trying to produce plastic have invested in a refillable drinking bottles. however, many of the european airports don't seem to have any facility very filling this once i am through security. i also carry a refilla ble through security. i also carry a refillable water bottle and i have never had any problem getting it refilled at catering outlets at uk airports. at north american airports too there is never a problem because of the abundance of water fountains. the only time i have had problems in some foreign airports were there is a general distaste for tap water. and the puck this is not known. but if you and i keep asking, maybe things will change. that is all for now but keep sending me your trouble problems and i will do my best to bring you the answers. for travel. the first time ever the rugby world cup heads to asia this year. 400,000
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sports fans will go and see their tea m sports fans will go and see their team that can host cities around japan in what is also a dry run for the olympic games in tokyo in 2020. some guy will be worried about japan's reputation as a place that is tricky to get around if you don't speak the language and it is a myth that i think is not always deserved and to show you why i will be exploring six of the host cities against the clock. kumamoto lies in the middle of japan's southern ireland kyushu are surrounded by a stunning landscape out of its volcanoes and is popular with hikers in the summer months. so i've got 90 minutes, the time it takes to play a game of rugby plus two bit to see three of kumamoto's highlights. strait. my friend has been making a plan to me. kumamoto is the third most populous city in kyushu which is the southernmost island of japan, it is well—known for its castle in
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city centre which is beautiful and also the mountain on the east. and also the mountain on the east. and also it suffered a great earthquake in 2016 and everything has been slowly rebuilt. how easy is it to get around? actually queue of motor does not have a subway system. really? it has a good old-fashioned tram around the city so you will be using that. it is not the big of a city, it is easy to get around, so this may be the easiest challenger. 90 minutes on the clock, starting from now. look both ways. i am starting out at the jewel in kumamoto's round. ok, i have a man meeting me here at kumamoto castle. connie chee wah. the castle was heavily damaged an earthquake and is now close to the public but restoration is now under way and they have plans to reopen at the time the world cup arrives.
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how bad was the damage from 2016? it is such a beautiful castle, you can see from this site but i cannot believe how much damage there was, as you believe how much damage there was, as you can see believe how much damage there was, as you can see from the other side, it is basically stripped back there. this is one of the most famous castles in japan, this is one of the most famous castles injapan, built in the middle of the 15th century, its black sloping walls will specifically designed to stop enemies from getting in. arigato.
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down there? tanks, by! tuamotu and speciality is the buns are confined in the street, falsely potato and bean paste. so this is the buns. which is the most popular? the purple one is very popular for women. it is like a soul food for kumamoto people and so when you miss home you will miss these as well. nice and warm and very sweet. but also very sticky. you are welcome, my pleasure, thank you. ok, now heading to the tram. maybe it was
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over the bridge, yes. wejust made it! so ryuzo said to get on the back. it is quite busy. arigato. i am looking for the smell museum. so a p pa re ntly am looking for the smell museum. so apparently i got on the wrong station and now i got off at the wrong station because i was told it was only one stop so let's get back on the tram. why didn't you tell me to get off? oh, no, this is the... this is helpful. it is written in english here. arigato. i'm a bit confused as to how i will cross the road. i need to get over there. i think they are waiting for the green man. ok. you can cross the tram lines! i think it is in the
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basement. let me see what the sciences. disaster control centre. i think this is it. look, there is a sign with big noses. arigato. ok. next treat your nose, you can find the museum of smell in a basement in a kumamoto department store. it are dozens a kumamoto department store. it are d oze ns of a kumamoto department store. it are dozens of different aromas to try out ranging from the really quite lovely to the deeply unpleasant. double format. smelly socks. something is really rank in here. i guess i should be worried because this one is in a metal canister. oh! various theses and back curious smell of nature. you can even test
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your own smell. with this little machine. verrer— 39 is very good, 40- 199 machine. verrer— 39 is very good, 40-199 i5 machine. verrer— 39 is very good, 40— 199 is you are a bit on the nose, 290 is the benchmark for you smell like a public toilet. ok, i think i am 90 today. i don't quite need to do my laundryjust yet but it is getting dangerously close. stupid machine! and we are done. one hour and 15 minutes. bags of time to spare. iam hour and 15 minutes. bags of time to spare. i am getting good at this! well, that is all for this week at coming up next week: for bucks. chrisjudd scores chris judd scores points chrisjudd scores points in rigour and she delves into latvia's soviet past. so make sure not to miss it.
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remember, you can join past. so make sure not to miss it. remember, you canjoin all of past. so make sure not to miss it. remember, you can join all of our adventures by following us on social media but for now from me like cory and the rest of the travel show here in beautiful california, it is goodbye. hello there. more of the same this weekend and also next week. mild sunny days, but with chilly mornings. nights could become chillier as we head into next week with some patches of frost and some mist and fog around. we mist and fog around. could even see some mist an fogging we could even see some mist and fogging places. a return to some low cloud and missed and fog this morning mainly across the eastern side of england, further west will
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have a weather front encroaching into western parts of northern ireland, bringing outbreaks of rain here but let's start across the east where we have got fog patches in southern parts, not quite as much ease, some further north and dance patches that are east anglia, the washington lincolnshire and up into east yorkshire but it will melt away quickly through the morning, we should be widespread sunshine once again and meanwhile this weather front will move its way eastward ringing rain initially to northern ireland and then across scotland and eventually towards western wales and the south—west of england, skies brightening behind in the afternoon but ahead of it the best of the sunshine and the highest temperatures are probably 16 or 17 degrees in one or two spots and on into sunday night we could seek cloud north and west and temperatures falling away as we draw some cooler air of the near continent across south—west and across to the scotland so a touch of frost in both areas and a bit of mist and fog around to start sunday and the mist and fog to be more widespread and have further north
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too and again it should not away and plenty of sunshine for sunday afternoon. after fairly cool start, temperatures reaching highs of around 12—15. more of the same into the start of next week with high pressure still with us, keeping these were the front out of date or this will bring more cloud to the very far north—west of scotland but with a light winds, clear skies, early monday will be a chilly start with some frost here and there and again some mist and fog patches but essentially those will clear away through the morning and through the day it should be another fine one. widespread sunshine, like winds, apart from the far north—west of scotla nd apart from the far north—west of scotland where we will see book cloud, more of a breeze and through the day it should be another fine one. widespread sunshine, like winds, apart from the far north—west of scotla nd winds, apart from the far north—west of scotland where we will see book cloud, more of a breeze in some spots of rain a fine day and can spec reaching 14 or 15 degrees into the afternoon. for the rest of the day, fine, temperatures falling away by the end of the week, that is because we lose the warm southerlies and replace them with something cooler and fresh off the atlantic.
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