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she's often sick. hello, i'm ros atkins. she needs her tonsils out but her family can't afford the operation. welcome to outside source. her father can't work because his leg was shattered this is bbc news. by a sniper‘s bullet. first to virginia. it crushes him to see her suffer paul manafort was donald and not be able to help. trump's campaign manager. but we're about to find out how long i'm shaun ley. the headlines at 8pm: back in jordan, mustafa he's going to jailfor. an emotional appeal from stab victim is saying his evening prayers. jodie chesney‘s father to help 22 days to go to brexit. the eu says the uk has 48 hours to bring new brexit the police find those responsible for her killing. proposals. she was the nicest and ca nada's political crisis. person any of us know. the prime minister is admitting mistakes but denies meddling everything about her was about being kind, in a corruption case. good and thoughtful. i was not aware of it's only recently that mustafa has that erosion of trust. stopped screaming in his sleep, as prime minister and leader calls for the northern ireland but his grandmother of the federal ministry, secretary karen bradley to resign still can't rest. i should have been. after she suggested deaths caused by soldiers and police she lies awake, she says. during the troubles were not crimes. terrified of what will happen i shouldn't have said it. to him when she is gone. i corrected the record as soon caroline hawley, bbc news, amman. as i could, and i want to apologise to everybody who has been hurt or distressed by what i said. the foster parents who had a youth r kelly is back behind bars trained by islamic state after a court appearance over unpaid child support.
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hours after an explosive group living under their roof interview on us television, denying separate charges of sex are suing surrey council abuse, the singer was taken for not telling them. into custody for failing to pay more donald trump's former campaign chairman is due to be sentenced tonight. than 160 thousand dollars in child paul manafort faces support to his ex wife. up to 25 years injail. our north america correspondent and satisfaction with the nhs at its lowest for ten years. peter bowes reports. waiting times topped the list of complaints in a new survey. another day in court for the singer who had earlier told american television he was fighting for his life. separate from the sex abuse charges r kelly is facing, he owes backdated child support payments to his former wife. they have three children together. a month ago, he was told by a judge that he would go to jail if he failed to hand over more than $160,000. r kelly's publicist said he could not make the payments hello, very good evening. welcome to because he did not have the money. he can't pay, as you know, bbc news. he hadn't worked in a long time. the father ofjodie chesney he can't book shows, who was stabbed to death can't do anything. in an east london park last friday there's been a lot of things going on in mr kelly's life. has made an emotional appeal for lawsuits, all the things help in finding those responsible that are happening. and he just didn't have the money. for killing his daughter. in his first interview, and so, he didn't have $160,000.
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peter chesney said anyone so, we have tried to work some with information should do the right thing. things out, it didn't work out. a 20—year—old man arrested in leicester on tuesday on suspicion ofjodie‘s murder r kelly is now back behind bars, remains in custody. here's our home affairs while on us tv the debate rages over correspondent, june kelly. on friday morning, jodie chesney the singer's lifestyle. wished herfather a happy birthday before he went to work. before he was sent to jail, on friday evening, peter chesney was told that his daughter was dead. r kelly was present but out of shot today, withjodie‘s sister lucy next to him and her stepmum, as his two live—in girlfriends spoke joanne, the family spoke out in his defence, denying claims that they were being held captive, about all they had lost. and criticising their parents who had voiced concerns the nicest person any of us know, or knew. for their safety. everything about her when i first met robert, my parents was about being kind and good and thoughtful about others. told me to lie about my age. so, when i met him, even if she didn't want to do it, he thought that i was 18. she'd do it for you. my parents told me to lie it's just... about my age to him. everything that she there's no way you could is saying is true. our parents are basically do this to a nicer person. out here for money. jodie was in the scouts and studying for her a—levels. you are saying the same. she was a conscientious student. both of our parents are basically i'd ask her to skip classes out here trying to get money. r kelly will appear so she could do my hair for work, in court again in the child support case on wednesday. peter bowes, bbc news. and she'd be like, "no, i can't, i can't, i have to go." she was with friends in a park in romford when she was stabbed now on bbc news, time
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in the back by a killer for some jousting. it's the bbc‘s weekly pod who said nothing. following the twists and turns of the uk's departure she screamed for about a minute from the european union. here are laura kunesburg, and then fell down, but then i think chris mason and — from brussels — the voice of adam fleming as they share their thoughts on where the uk is now the shock kicked in, on its journey out of so then she was just the european union — moaning and groaning this is an extract from for the next half an hour or so. the ferocity of the attack, the latest brexitcast. the eu are criticising the uk how violent it was, it was a long knife. for not having a majority. today, scotland yard said they believe up to four people are possibly involved and they can the only way of getting a majority definitely say that one in a minority government is white and one is black. is by keeping as many people as possible on board. that is the conundrum. just please, somebody who knows about this, just do the right thing. and we have talked before about chicken and egg just get this guy who did it, and what was that phrase, get some justice forjodie. we had the chicken, it had peter chesney believes there should the egg, it is over... be mandatoryjail terms for people caught carrying knives. it's scrambled! he and his family are now facing life withoutjodie. how will i rememberjodie? and now we fixate on what i'm fun, honest. afraid, hot on the heels, we have true, pure, pure soul. to even on the attorney general‘s just an honest, good person. own words, the cox codpiece. i wanted to throw that out you. she was enjoying life so much. she was so happy that day. we can hear from the man himself.
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that was the best day it is government policy of her life, that day. the day she died was to achieve the necessary change in the backstop, the best day of her life. which will cause me to review that's peter chesney, the father ofjodie, and change my advice. ending that report from june kelly. police are investigating a fatal that is government policy, that is the discussions that we are having, i would say it stabbing in west london has come to be called this afternoon. cox's codpiece. they are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information to come forward. what i am insuring is that officers were called to lanfrey place in west kensington what is inside the codpiece at 2.15pm this afternoon. is in full working order. the victim was found with stab injuries to his chest. one of his colleagues said they were almost sick. he was taken to hospital, i have to admit, i had to google where he died. meanwhile, prompted by the number what a codpiece was. of fatal stabbings, police commissioners and london's mayor i am sheltered and innocent! have written to theresa may warning that the rise in the number there was a diagram that popped up. of children excluded from schools may be partly to blame i wouldn't google that... for the surge in knife crime. the letter says cuts to school funds and youth services mean "interventions" for needy youngsters are not happening. i think there are a few tory mps to discuss this, i'm joined who know that from playing cricket. now by anti—knife crime campaigner alison cope. but for me, does anyone her sonjosh died in 2013 else remember cameo? is that not a box? when he was stabbed in birmingham. it does the same job.
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she now gives talks it is the last minute before in schools about knife crime. parliament is likely to vote for a delay. and sarah jones, labour mp for croydon central, and also the chair of the all—party delay is absolutely opposite parliamentary group on knife crime. what the government was elected on, thank you both forjoining us this the prime minister has ruled out 88 evening. let me ask you first of times at the dispatch box, all, alison, about your experience she has stood there and said we are living on the 29th of march. of trying to both get kids to it is not the people had voted for or expected. understand the risks and to get the so the eu says, why should we? kind of resources into this problem the politics around departing that are needed. firstly, the on time, the politics around sticking to the promise for people who voted for remain are serious, problem for me that i am seeing every single day is getting help for and i can completely the minority of young people that do get the frustration, make the choice to leave their house if we do this, it might with a knife, and it still is a be torn apart, there might be another moment. the vote next week, whatever happens minority stuff for example this week will really change things. alone, i have come across 15 young they will really change things. people that from the age of ten, one if parliament votes not who was being groomed into again, to leave without a deal, that changes the dynamic politically carrying knives, drug dealing, and for theresa may. these goals are crying out for help. and of course, can they trust her to be able to deliver something? they are saying,, who can we bring no, she has a minority government, they will never be able
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to have that moment. even if she says, i can be into help? i don't know. you can confident, which i don't help these young people, the young people who will go on and think she is that kind of politician anyway. potentially be a murder? which means but is it surprising that they feel burned? they will be another victim and that no, they did a deal, is what i find frustrating. sarah she thought she might be able to get it through parliament, jones, who do you think alison she just about got it through the cabinet, and then it went down by 230 votes. should be able to point to with so, you know, originally, the uk told the eu they thought pa rents, should be able to point to with parents, when they are genuinely they could get it done, and then ollie robbins said it worried and they don't know who can would go down by 50 or 60 votes, help? i was with a group of young but then they might be able to get it through the next time. people from croydon this afternoon, we are all talking a lot, andl people from croydon this afternoon, but if we stand back for one moment, and i asked them, where do you go remember, a lot of people when you need help and what do your inside the government said it would take more than one go. parents think of some of the issues that are going on? of course, i maybe it will take three, or maybe it will never go! think there are lots of things going but next week might be enormous. oi'i think there are lots of things going on here and it's not a one of or it might not! laughing. the things we've seen in schools is because the funding has been good job this podcast is a free! restricted because of things like special needs funding in particular that has been limited, there are
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we can ponder this people available to support young people available to support young until we next meet again. people with the issues that they have earlier on in their life. and i am continental. because that support isn't there, what tends to happen is that problems escalate and kids get to what i would say, just to end the point where they might find on a down note, the last day or so, themselves excluded from school because of their behaviour. and it things are very tense, is very difficult in that landscape and i don't say that to make if your young child who maybe have it seem more exciting or to be overly dramatic. had problems at home, maybe has had it is very tense, very tense. issues at school who then finds you couldn't see it, themselves out in some kind of pupil but the other voice was adam fleming joining from brussels. and the brexitcast podcast is available to download now referral unit, which might be on the free bbc sounds app. it's time for a look at the weather brilliance, and your vulnerability... that's the point at hello. thank you. good evening. we which we need to be going. this person is vulnerable. we need to be are going to get a brief dry and helping them to get out of this calm interlude heading through the situation they might get into if we night into the first part of don't intervene. alison, are those tomorrow, not my name there. my name the sort of cases you're talking is ben rich. i will try to type it in properly next time. this is how about, children that are already we are looking right now. we have outside the system for whatever reason? no. there are exhibit of his this area of cloud data from patient the atlantic on the satellite
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picture, our next weather system but that. i have spoken to 3000 people here is our clever slot in our drier site, this is what is with us for the start of tomorrow. through this in primary schools and it was evening, we see a lot of dry highlighted 15 of these young weather, clear spells overhead and people, to the staff, to parents the winds today will fall that the young people are getting increasingly light and underneath involved in crime that would lead to those clear starry skies, those temperatures will drop away. we will knife crime, death, etc. and then see a touch of frost, some places crying out for help. one of the will get down to minus six degrees. schools was in the west midlands and it does mean for tomorrow monday, a i have struggled so much over the fine start in a sunny start for last two years trying to find out, money is being given in certain many, wanted to fog practise. but parts of the country. quite a lot of those should clear up. however, any sense how you do see will not last long. cloud will be thickening gum money. yet how can i not access from the west, outbreaks of rain, services? and raises alarm bells for me. millions of pounds is being much of a quite like patchy, maybe invested to help these young people, the odd heavy burst into what this but on the ground with the people goblin with some snow over the high who are doing the work of finding it ground. temperature wise, i should really ha rd who are doing the work of finding it really hard for people to answer that question, where is the money say seven to 11 degrees. —— burst and where the people that's doing the work? and that's something that into western scotland. on the people like you, alison, as weekend, and the words, it is volu nteers unsubtle. a westerly wind, some people like you, alison, as volunteers and charities not all the other groups that are trying to white lines and isobars on this
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chart. the wind will be strong work, trying to plug this big gap. bringing showers in our direction. we can sum it up like this cold, what about stepping back from that about talking out the question of windy, some and snow, i missed all policing? you're talking about the of that, sunny spells. with the question of kids being groomed. what details for the weekend forecasts is going wrong in terms of the are still somewhat open the police presence on the ground?” question. while it looks like we have just question. while it looks like we havejust going to question. while it looks like we have just going to see a brisk wind think police are doing their absolute best. i think police have calm, just a small chance we could see something a little more to prioritise crime and turbulent, and stronger winds and some parts of the country. depending u nfortu nately, to prioritise crime and unfortunately, they don't have enough police officers, enough on where areas of low pressure resources to prioritise all crime developed. also some wintry nest in the showers. particularly over high stuff this week, it's knife crime. they are able to show their presence on the street. they have picked up a ground and then we get out into sunday, and some colder airfurther lot of weapons by doing that but south, and that means that wintry next week, it could be something else. it could be carjacking. the nest in the showers could become a week after it could be something little more widespread, maybe even low levels across the northern half else. and this is the problem. they need to keep knife crime at a of the uk. further south, and as priority. if there is not enough many showers. some felt the sunshine police, that is where we need to see and it will be quite windy, gusts of more police officers on the ground, 40, maybe 50 mph but bear in mind, but they are working as hard as they can with resources that they do that small chance their wings could have. sarah jones, the chance to get a little bit stronger than that,
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temperature wise, down a bit. six make —— chancellor was asked about this. he said bluntly that it is up and 10 degrees. quite a lot going on with their weather the next few days and a drier into little tonight and to the police to prioritise. they tomorrow but the weekend looks very u nsettled tomorrow but the weekend looks very should move police away from lower unsettled indeed. priority and move them onto knife crime. that is deeply disappointing. it is quite clear, talking to pollute the neck —— talking to people, that there are not enough police. what they will say is when there were neighbourhood police officers, there was at least a kind officers, there was at least a kind of trust that was built up there with local police. because the police knew the families, they knew the mum, they were able to have intelligence as well as about what was going on in the community. you're much more like do tackle crime in the first place. it's absolutely clear we need more police and the changing nature of crime is and the changing nature of crime is a reality. online fraud, the resources that have gone into child
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exploitation, that have gone into terrorism. there is a big need there but there is absolutely no argument that the need now to increase. we absolutely have to stop and let me ask both of you very briefly one final question. alison first. it's nearly six years since you lost josh. are you surprised that this has suddenly developed such national focus and attention when last year, we are talking about dozens and dozens we are talking about dozens and d oze ns of we are talking about dozens and dozens of young people being stabbed to death? your example makes the point this problem has been festering and growing for a number of years. are you surprised it's now suddenly becoming national attention and are you worried about whether that can be sustained?” and are you worried about whether that can be sustained? i am worried. i'm worried just before christmas, it was on the headlines, it would ta ke it was on the headlines, it would take ten years to reduce knife crime. something came us into the news, that was forgotten in the eyes of the public, anyway. i hope they
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keep it at a priority and i hope they prioritise every single young person, not just they prioritise every single young person, notjust a certain race of young people, a certain area, that every civil young person in this country deserves to have a future and a future that isn't cut short because of a government cutting funds left right and centre. there is no price to be put there. several jones, same question to you. —— sarahjones. jones, same question to you. —— sarah jones. it's been increasing across the country. if action had been taken earlier, we would have saved more lives without any question. absolutely, this does become a kind of big political hot potato when it hits the media, when donald trump has something to say about knife crime in london. but every, virtually every day, somebody is being murdered because of knife crime. there's 100 is being murdered because of knife crime. there's100 knife offences every day, and this has to be
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tackled by the prime minister as a priority. more resources and a proper plan of what she is going to do and by wind. otherwise, this problem is going to keep escalating. sarahjones, mp, problem is going to keep escalating. sarah jones, mp, alison problem is going to keep escalating. sarahjones, mp, alison cope, thank you very much forjoining us. the northern ireland secretary has apologised over comments she made in the commons about the troubles. yesterday, karen bradley said deaths caused by the security forces in northern ireland were "not crimes" — leading to criticism from those who lost relatives in the conflict. she has now said she's profoundly sorry for the hurt her words caused. what i accept is that yesterday, i said something that was wrong. i shouldn't have said it. i corrected the record as soon as i could, and i wa nt to the record as soon as i could, and i want to apologise to everybody who has been hurt or distressed by what isaid. it has been hurt or distressed by what i said. it was wrong. i should not have said it. but what i do want to do now is make sure that i deliver for those families from all parts of
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the community who have been so deeply affected id troubles. because i know how raw that pain is, and it makes me... i'm devastated you think that i have made it worse. karen bradley speaking short time ago. let's speak now to david ford, the former northern irishjustic minister and former leader of the alliance party. good to speak to you again this evening. can you try to explain why these remarks come at a particularly sensitive time in northern ireland? the secretary of state has not acknowledged how insensitive her remarks are. in particular, there is an ongoing inquest involving ten deaths in belfast in 1971 which is suddenly on the face of the evidence presented so far, suggesting at least a large number was unlawfully killed by members of the parachute regimen for some real snow the pps
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—— regiment. we also know... parish shooters involved in the blood he sent a march and killings a few months later. it is particularly sensitive for those two groups of relatives. at any time, it's sensitive to any relative who lost their loved one at the hands of the security forces in questionable or circumstances which it is clearly love one is innocent. back to 2017, investigating northern ireland's past, new bodies addressing the legacy, should be fair, balanced and proportionate full sub issue not —— proportionate. it should not u nfa i rly proportionate. it should not unfairly focus on the police service. is it in a sense that she's reflecting a feeling that other conservative politicians share and that she is civilly articulating something that is privately felt?m
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certainly seems to be the case number of conservative mps feel that andindeed number of conservative mps feel that and indeed the prime minister herself has alleged quite erroneously that the concentration is on the security forces and on the constabulary. many police officers i have spoken to are quite horrified there should be an amnesty for the small number of those who w0 re for the small number of those who wore uniforms who committed crimes because they feel it reflect badly on the organisation to which they belong and those who served their society and very difficult times, at great personal costs, with dignity, who upheld the law and who did what they were supposed to do. there is no doubt that there is a mood amongst some conservative mps, and the prime minister as i think twice in the house of commons alleged that the investigation process is focused on soldiers. the figures i have seen
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is that it is one third of all cases. that was just... is that it is one third of all cases. that was just. .. two thirds are pillar military. —— paramilitary. the baroness, the police ombudsman, felt mrs bradley could not stay in herjob. you heard karen bradley there full—time she says i misspoke. she said in her statement in the comments i absolutely believe in upholding the rule of law. i'm not talking about any particular case. making a general observation. is that not enough to say, i got it wrong, i apologise, let's move on? there is a question as to whether any replacement secondary estate would be any better. when i was minister of justice, be any better. when i was minister ofjustice, i represented northern
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ireland on a ministerial group. i had some work for the work she was doing there but sadly, she has lost the respect she had when she came to northern ireland. there is a real question about getting a secretary of state who will do the work that is supposed to be done to get the party around the table to ensure that the institutions are restored, andindeed that the institutions are restored, and indeed to ensure that the institutions agreed in the storm house agreement between the parties, 110w house agreement between the parties, now four years ago, i directly put into place so we can deal, principally with every everything in the past —— the storment house agreement. there is a duty on the prosecution service, the corners surface for the ink was. we are seeing no progress. creating difficulties for other families. in a word, she should go.” difficulties for other families. in a word, she should go. i am not saying she should go. i am saying
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that she shooed the job she was sent to do. —— she should do. herjob is to do. —— she should do. herjob is to be getting politics working in northern ireland. she claims regularly as her top priority, but sadly the fact speaks to fairly. david ford. take you so much for being with us this evening on bbc news. it is now 19 minutes past eight p:m.. the headlines on bbc news: the father of a 17—year—old girl who was stabbed to death in a park in east london has appealed for the killer to hand themselves in. as we have just been discussing. the northern ireland secretary, karen bradley, is facing renewed calls to resign — after she apologised for suggesting in the commons that deaths caused by soldiers and police were not crimes. the chancellor, philip hammond, has warned brexiteers to vote for theresa may's deal next week or face delay to the uk's exit from the eu.
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sport now. and for a full round up, from the bbc sport centre... it's over tojohn watson. good evening to you. good evening. arsenal had to turn round a first leg deficit in the last round of the europa league, and they'll have to do it again if they're to progress to the last eight. that's because they've lost 3—1 away at french side rennes this evening. arsenal actually took the lead early on. alex iwobi's intented cross ended up in the rennes net. things started to turn sourfor the gunners just before half—time. their greek defender sokratis was dismissed after picking up a second yellow card. that's when things started to go downhill for the gunners. benjamin bourigeaud scored from the free kick to pull rennes level at the break. afterwards, the french side piled on the pressure and were rewarded when nacho monreal put through his own net. ismaila sarr got a third for rennes to really put the pressure on arsenal ahead of the second leg at the emirates next thursday.
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also in action tonight are chelsea. they have also taken the lead early on against dynamo kiev. the goal coming through pedro. manchester city are being investigated by uefa for alleged financial fair play violations. uefa said the investigation "will focus on several alleged violations of financial fair play that were recently made public in various media outlets". german news magazine der spiegel has published a series of claims, based on leaked documents, that premier league champions city have violated financial fair play rules. city have said "the accusation of financial irregularities is entirely false." the tottenham manager mauricio pochettino has called the fa's two—match touchline ban unfair. pochettino appeared to confront referee mike dean after his side's defeat at burnley last month. he's also been fined £10,000.
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the tottenham manager says he will wait to hear the fa's reasons for the length of ban before deciding whether to appeal. i am a little bit in shock, because i think it is completely unfair, but what can i do now? nothing. only to accept that. i need to see the reason, because they are still announcing that i'm going to be banned for two games, but we still don't know the reason, because the letter still has not arrived. the six nations returns this weekend, with wales the only team still on course for a grand slam. scarlets and ospreys players in the welsh side have been training against the backdrop of a bitter row over the on—off merger between the two regions, but centrejonathan davies says they'll be putting those distractions behind them on saturday. i think players are looking forward to a big test match on the weekend. that's what we love doing, that's what we are here to do, and i think that is the most
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important thing now for us, is to focus on that. going up to murrayfield's always a difficult place to go and play, so that's where the focus is now with us. they won't want any distractions with that six nations title on the line. as for scotland, captain greig laidlaw will start on the bench on saturday. ali price has been preferred at scrum—half, one of four changes made by gregor townsend following their defeat to france last time out. we're out of the running of the championship, but we still want to play to our potential, show a true picture of what we're capable of and finish as high up the championship as possible. playing at home requires even more determination, because you're playing in front of your supporters and it's the last home game of the season, so it's time we delivered an 80—minute performance. england face italy this weekend, whenjoe cockanosinga will make his first six nations start. he replaces jack nowell, who's out injured. eddiejones has also opted
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for the powerful pair of manu tuilagi and ben te'o in the centre. captain owen farrell admitted he wouldn't fancy his chances against this giant backline. nor would i. that's all the sport for now. i'll have more for you in sportsday at 10.30pm. thank you very much. the couple who fostered the parsons green bomber are taking unprecedented legal action against surrey county council. they're accusing the council of negligence for failing to tell them that ahmed hassan had been trained to kill by the group that calls itself islamic state. hassan‘s bomb partially detonated on a tube train in september 2017. he'd built it secretly whilst in the care of ron and pennyjones. they've been speaking to our legal correspondent clive coleman. horror on the tube. the partially detonated bomb sends a fireball down the carriage, burning morning commuters who stampede to escape.
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the bomber is ahmed hassan, an iraqi asylum seeker who, unbeknown to his foster parents, ron and pennyjones, had confessed to immigration officials he'd been trained to kill by the islamic state group. 18 months later, the couple finally feel able to come to parsons green, where the attack took place. ijust keep thinking about the ladies that were burnt and the men that were burnt, and the people that got the crush injuries. i mean, 51 people, 51 counts of attempted murder. "to penny, from ahmed, happy birthday to a wonderful person." surrey county council, who placed hassan with thejoneses, didn't tell them he'd confessed to being trained to kill. the couple only found out via the judge at hassan‘s trial. surrey has stopped them fostering. now they're taking unprecedented legal action, suing the council for negligence.
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they didn't tell us the truth. they should have been honest with us to start with. the fact that we have lost our income, we have lost everything, we have lost our will to get up, basically, in the morning, because our life has revolved around children for over a0 years and our life is empty. surrey county council, shame on you! a group of foster carers and supporters have gathered here, outside surrey county council, to demonstrate with penny and ron, and to ask the local authority why a couple who gave a stable home to nearly 270 children have had their foster caring career ended because they were asked to take in a young man who they weren't told was a trained killer. the demonstrators believe this case makes a broader point about the way foster carers are treated. something they wanted to communicate directly to the council. penny, what just happened? he just told me to get out.
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itjust shows that i am definitely on the scrapheap. in a statement, the council said... hassan was convicted and sentenced to life, thejudge branding him as devious. but penny and ron, an ordinary couple, continue to try to come to terms with extraordinary events. do you think you'll ever get over this? no, no. i think it will keep coming back. i think we will think we've got past it, and then all of a sudden, something will come back to remind us. clive colman, bbc news. drjohn simmonds is from the corambaaf fostering and adoption academy. dr simmonds, think you for talking with me. what do you make of that case? what strikes me about that piece is that couple... opening up your hearts and your family to looking after a vulnerable young
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person and then looking at what happened at parsons green, what the intention was, that's truly shocking. i think there are dilemmas about the risks that might be posed in the place of any child because we are talking about children between the ages of 0—18. they come from very vulnerable situations, circumstances. there is a very special group of young people, asylu m special group of young people, asylum seeking children, particularly in mid—to—late adolescents. we saw the calais camp, trying to come back in the tunnel. their claim is trying to come back in the tunnel. theirclaim isa trying to come back in the tunnel. their claim is a recognition they we re their claim is a recognition they were persecuted, felt persecuted and at risk in their own country. the dilemma is what risks are associated with that. absolutely. and also him and then, the question here, the
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obligation to be told about a particular problem the child they are taking in might have. presuming the case of asylum seeking children, asa the case of asylum seeking children, as a child has come to that sort of journey, that would be told. absolute. foster care journey, that would be told. absolute. foster ca re cu res journey, that would be told. absolute. foster care cures are a pa rt absolute. foster care cures are a part of the team... absolute. foster care cures are a part of the team. .. you don't keep things from them. no. what has happened up until the place they are in their place needs to be shared. it isa in their place needs to be shared. it is a central part of how they come to act in the role of protecting each child and providing them with a safe home, routines, school, etc. this young man was known to the security services. there were concerns about him already established. somebody there should have passed that on presumably to ever was a puzzle for
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his care, which would have been surrey county council. —— whoever was responsible. absolutely. i think everything we know about the security services, there are a large group of people... teenagers come in the age range of people being adopted. we have a very robust system for identifying those young people. always issues about those get through the nets. if a suspicion or evidence that somebody may be trained and have terrorist intentions in mind, then that needs to be discussed with everybody that's involved in particular those people on the day—to—day bases like foster parents. i thinki people on the day—to—day bases like foster parents. i think i can imagine what some people watching might think. it's obvious why they would not have told them because they would never have accepted the adoption and they would have people stuck in care that might have better
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chances with foster parents, a loving home. that sounds a bit naive. but the other thing about not using that information and not taking appropriate action is that you're putting both the young person at risk, the foster care is at risk and the community at large, as we saw at... do you think there needs to be some kind of case review of this particular incident? yes. we don't know the detail and its importance, and that's either going to be through the judicial process and what we find about the issues foster have made. yes, we have a serious case review process and that's all about learning from past m ista kes that's all about learning from past mistakes and things that have actually gone wrong. that may will become a part of this in the longer—term. there could not be a more important issue, to make sure the foster care is are properly
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supported and that's individuals, adults who are foster carers in the community, are not appointed any risk. dr john community, are not appointed any risk. drjohn simmonds community, are not appointed any risk. dr john simmonds from the adoption agency corambaaf. thanks so much. let's take a look at the weather. here's ben rich. hello. there is some more wet and windy weather in the forecast as we head towards the weekend. for some of us, even a little bit of snow. but we do get a brief chance to draw breath during tonight and the first part of tomorrow, a clearer slot of weather spreading across the uk. some starry skies overhead, the winds easing. so it will get cold through tonight. quite widely, we'll see a touch of frost. some parts of scotland likely to get down to —6 or —7 degrees. but it means quite a lot of sunshine to start off tomorrow, particularly for central and eastern areas. one or two fog patches, perhaps, but things changing very quickly through the day. cloud spreading from the west,
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some outbreaks of rain. this rain, quite on and off, quite sporadic, quite light and patchy. there will be some heavier bursts across the western side of scotland and some snow developing over high ground in scotland. temperatures of seven to 11 degrees, actually about where we should be for this time of year. and then, we head on into the weekend. very unsettled. it'll be cold and windy, some rain and snow over the hills. but amidst all of that, some sunshine. hello, this is bbc news. i'm shaun ley. the headlines: the father of a seventeen—year—old girl who was stabbed to death in a park in east london has appealed for the killer to hand themselves in. if you have any conscience or any heart and see what is going on here, what you've taken away, the pain you have caused and the beauty you have taken away from this world, just give yourself up if you have any conscience whatsoever. in the past half hour — police have appealed for information after another teenager was stabbed to death in west london. the northern ireland secretary,
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karen bradley, is facing renewed calls to resign, after she apologised for suggesting in the commons that deaths caused by soldiers and police during the troubles were not crimes. the chancellor, philip hammond, has warned brexiteers to vote for theresa may's deal next week or face delay to the uk's exit from the eu. negotiators from both the uk and the eu are preparing to work through the weekend in order to break the deadlock over brexit. eu officials have given theresa may's government until tomorrow to come up with fresh proposals on the controversial northern irish backstop, which is designed to prevent a hard border on the island of ireland. ministers are pressing for concessions from the eu before a crucial vote on the prime minister's brexit deal next tuesday.
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here's our political editor laura kuenssberg. the bells will ring... mps will be called to vote on tuesday. walking through this lobby to back the prime minister, or the other, to reject her brexit deal again. and how many go each way depends on what he says. we have been engaging, mr speaker, in focused, detailed and careful discussions with the union. the attorney general geoffrey cox is pushing for extralegal promises from the eu on the most controversial part of the deal. we continue to see legally binding changes to the backstop which ensure that it cannot be indefinite. and it's not a laughing matter. it's come to be called "cox's codpiece". what i am concerned to ensure is that what's inside the codpiece is in full working order! the argument‘s intense.
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but between the uk and the eu, over — you guessed it — the backstop, the guarantee against a hard border in ireland whatever happens. westminster wants a time limit or a way out. not much sign of that. this issue has been discussed for months between the european union and the united kingdom. now it cannot be reopened. if the idea is to weaken the backstop at a point to which it's not a backstop, it is not a last resort solution, we cannot say yes. without any change to the backstop, don't expect much change to the numbers in here. remember in january, the prime minister's brexit compromise was thumpingly rejected by mps. but there are likely to be some tweaks which will make some difference, but ministers can't be sure of how much. but whether in brussels or westminster, several cabinet members have admitted privately the vote's likely to be lost. this minister says wait and see.
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are you going to lose the brexit vote next week? we are in negotiations, so we'll see how it goes. how are they going? tough going? lovely to meet you. we'll see how it goes, thank you. and as the day we're meant to leave gets closer with no deal in place, so calls for delay grow louder. parliament has proved itself incapable of resolving this problem. the country is totally divided as a result of nobody being able to support any of the options, and i'm joining a group of people who, in the next few days, will be calling for an extension of the negotiating period. if the prime minister's deal is booted out again next week, it's likely mps will vote to make that delay come true. but with divisions and dilemmas all around, time alone might not be the answer. laura kuenssberg, bbc news, westminster. public satisfaction with the nhs has fallen to its lowest level for over a decade according to a new survey. the british social attitudes poll found 53 % of those questioned in england,
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scotland and wales were satisfied with services last year. here's our health editor hugh pym. we were a bit dissatisfied at the beginning with the nhs... patient voices and the state of the nhs. it matters to everyone, young or old. the survey asked people how they feel about the nhs. after peaking in 2010 and then staying steady, the proportion who were satisfied fell over the last two years to just above 50%. what's bad is how understaffed it is, how underappreciated it is. i know there's quite a number of people who are unsatisfied with it. i know it is overstretched. junior doctors and whatnot. it seems to be in a sorry state. with gp services, satisfaction is higher than with some other parts of the nhs but, having been pretty high not so long ago, satisfaction levels fell sharply in the last couple of years to the lowest since this research survey began. i think there are very serious problems of underfunding, it's very difficult to see a gp.
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i feel gps need to spend more time with patients, and more time actually investigating problems patients have, rather than rushing them in the door and rushing them back out. so what do people think of the care they receive in hospitals? well, the answer is satisfaction levels have been fairly stable. in fact last year they went up to the highest in more than two decades. i have got an elderly mother and she is very well cared for by hospital services. and when i go to hospital i am looked after. so it is not all bad news. health is devolved and patients as saying that parts of the nhs are still not living up to what they expect. hugh pym, bbc news. niall dickson is the chief executive of the nhs confederation, which represents all those that plan, commission and provide health services. ina in a sense i suppose it's a bit up paper book for the people you represent. no, i don't see it as a
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rebuke at all. the fact is the health service has suffered catastrophic reduction in funding over this period compared with the demands that have been made upon it so anyway it is quite remarkable that these levels of satisfaction remained as high as they did. it is also worth pointing out that among those in this very good and robust survey, among those who actually had contact with the service, it was much higher. one of the reasons why gps number is higher than some of the others is because most people have had a contact with their general practitioner. if you look at inpatient services, it is as high as 83% among people who have had a treatment in the last year. i think this service is still doing well, but i think the general dissatisfaction is an honest reflection by the public of the kind of pressures which staff are filling, the amount of time people have to wait, and a sense that the
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service itself is struggling and it is struggling to meet many of the standards which we have set it and it is struggling because he hasn't had the funding to be fair to the government that they have announced very significant extra funding from a pole next month, going forward for the next five years. it is not a king transom but it is a lot more than we've experienced over the last decade. —— kane posh migrants on. the difference between people with direct expense of those who have a general view but in this problem has been pushed that before. —— kings ransom. i don't think the nhs is good enough for this reason or that reason. but those people, you have to keep those people believing in it. so in a sense even if they are not just patients, do it. so in a sense even if they are notjust patients, do you matter?” totally agree. they do matter. and they reflect a reality among gps become a reality highlighted in the
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report that the people feel rushed going in and out of the general practitioner, not because gps want only to give them short consultations, it is because of the kind of pressure that they are under now. the reality is if you look historically, the health service had a round three and a half percent real terms funding every year. —— three and a half percent. until around the year 2000. then for the first 90 years of this decade, it got extraordinarily extra funding over that period. —— first nine yea rs. over that period. —— first nine years. since then we have seen this extra period of austerity where we have just gotten back to where it was for the first 50 or 60 years of the nhs, we had an unprecedented period where we have not messed anything like the increase in demand over that period. what we are now doing hopefully going back to at least the kind of run rate which we
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saw up until the year 2000.” least the kind of run rate which we saw up until the year 2000. i can't help being drawn by the number that appears to be on the book shelf behind you. that's the picture. b i lle rclay behind you. that's the picture. billerclayjeremy hunt, the longest—serving secretary state of health. what should his success at be doing in the battles ahead? —— it looks likejeremy be doing in the battles ahead? —— it looks like jeremy hunt.” be doing in the battles ahead? —— it looks like jeremy hunt. i think there are two battles to be fired. what is the health service story and the treasury, would you buy a used carfor the treasury, would you buy a used car for the peoples, they the treasury, would you buy a used carfor the peoples, they said the treasury, would you buy a used car for the peoples, they said with a 3.4% increase, that is around the run rate that you might expect going forward. but actually, of course it was only a bit of the health harvest admitted cover public health it did not cover capital funding and it did not cover capital funding and it did not cover capital funding and it did not cover education. that's right it was a bit of the health. the sla fight in terms of the spending review coming up but perhaps as crucial or even more crucial in that it didn't cover social care in the real concern within the health service now that the social care
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funding which has been versed than the health service over this period andindeed the health service over this period and indeed of previous governments, this government and the prime minister's promised to do something about it, we really need the secretary of state to put pressure on the chancellor and on the prime minister to answer the promises they have made which is sorting out social care and that doesn't mean a one yearfunding social care and that doesn't mean a one year funding settlement. it means putting it on a parity of a scene with the nhs and that is the inxs saying this, not social care. —— that is the nhs saying this. thank you forjoining us. before you 90, thank you forjoining us. before you go, satisfy my curiosity. is that a souvenirjeremy hunt? i'll have to turn around to have a look. above your outline. it is! every other secretary of state inside of here. laughter somewhere in there is nine bevan and andrew lindsley. somewhere
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in there. you can set out a fashion for that. you will need a bigger one for that. you will need a bigger one for matt hancock. thank you for joining us. the work and pensions secretary amber rudd has issued an apology and said she is ‘mortified' at her ‘clumsy language' after she described the shadow home secretary, diane abbott, as ‘coloured' in an interview on bbc radio two. given that all people in the public eye seem to get horrible tweets from strangers, whether it is worse if you are a woman, that is the key question. it definitely is worse if you are a woman, and worst of all if you are a coloured woman, i know that diane abbott gets a huge amount of abuse, and i think that is something we need to continue to call out. diane abbott responded to her comments on twitter. she said ‘the term ‘coloured' is an outdated, offensive and revealing choice of words'. shortly afterwards, amber rudd issued an apology, also via twitter.
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she said... the war in syria, which has so far claimed about half a million lives, has been raging for eight years this month. president bassar al—assad has presided over a conflict which has displaced more people than in any other crisis in modern times. among the victims, the innocent children who've grown up knowing only conflict. we ve been following two of them — children who are as old as the conflict itself. caroline hawley has been back to meet them. my name is mustafa. the eight—year—old and his little sister survived a barrel bomb. it destroyed their family home near aleppo, leaving only their grandmother to look after them. safe in the cupboard is mustafa's most precious possession. it's all he has left of his father,
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ibrahim, who died saving him. his mother was also killed, but he doesn't even have a photo to remember her. mustafa was so badly injured he spent a whole year in hospital. twice a week he still comes for physiotherapy. he is a strong boy. he's very strong. his left hand doesn't move properly because of a piece of shrapnel in his brain. his hips were badly broken and one leg is now longer than the other. mustafa needs help to dress and wash.
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the challenges mustafa faces are no less daunting than when we first met him, when he was five, but he's no less determined. the syrian war has created many mustafas, children whose injuries and loss will stay with them for the rest of their lives. millions of syrian children can now only remember living as refugees, many in makeshift camps with no homes to return to. this girl, who was born when the conflict began, is also eight. since we first met her, life hasn't got any easier.
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