area of low pressure is clearing out towards the north—east. clear skies out there at the moment. clear skies particularly towards the east. we will see a dry spell of weather tonight and temperatures falling quickly. more cloud works into the west during the early hours of monday morning with a few spots of rain. sub zero temperatures in the countryside so a touch of frost first thing monday morning. sparkling sunshine which will hold on in the east throughout the morning. more cloud building in the afternoon here. in the western side of the uk there will be spots of rain. temperatures eight to 12 degrees, so a degree warmer than we have seen recently. goodbye. hello, this is bbc news. the headlines.
thousands of people attend vigils across new zealand to remember the victims of the mosque attacks — as the country's prime minister says her office received a message from the suspected killer minutes before the shootings. the relatives of the alleged gunman have spoken out to share their disbelief at what has happened. what he has done, it is just not right. we are so sorry for the families that are there, for the dead and injured. the chancellor, philip hammond, says a significant number of conservative mps have changed their minds and are prepared to back theresa may's brexit deal if it went back to the commons for another vote. ethiopia's transport minister says there are "clear similarities" between black box data from last week's crash, and that of an indonesian lion air plane that crashed last october. police response times to the most urgent calls at two of england's biggest forces have become significantly slower in the past five years, according to figures obtained
by the bbc. now on bbc news it's time for sportsday. hello and welcome to sportsday — i'm damian johnson. ahead from us. brighton knock millwall out of the fa cup in a penalty shoot out to set up their first semi final in 33 years against manchester city. a late penalty from james milner helps liverpool beat fulham and regain top spot in the premier league and f1 world champion lewis hamilton has to settle for second as his team mate wins the season—opening australian grand prix
brighton are through to the fa cup semi finals for the first time in 33 years — but only after a surviving a big scare at millwall. it took a dramatic penality shoot out to get past the championship side. watching was patrick gearey. they do not hide it at milwall, premier league visitors know what they are about to walk into, for this quarterfinal it was a freezing cauldron and the weather was designed for maximum discomfort. it took until the second half for the lions to strike, escaping the handler it must‘ve carried to westminster. they are in very real danger of being relegated to the third tier and yet he wasjed wallace here wasjed wallace beating his man, putting in place for edwin, ii minutes left, pandemonium!
brighton were going out with a shrug against the division below them, finally they gave them a bit of gumption but only one minute in the 19 remained, plus stoppage time and we are deep into that when he took aim and somehow took this into extra time. david martin would have had that on his mind right through the penalties a chance to be a hero, no. met jake cooper had to score, right from the to score, brighton had gone from the brink to the semifinals. you needed something and i suppose a second goal which, in effect, is really across from the free kick, travels and we get a little bit of fortune, but i think we showed enough character, and if you don't force it, then these are good enough signs, particularly at home for making sure that we score. i thought our defence was poor,
we made it too easy for them, and the second was an individual error. david martin is one of the best pros i've ever come across planning and managing, so popular and deserve the opportunity to come back to the team last week and was outstanding for the whole game, barring one moment, but that is football. that's how the game goes and focusing on the positives and the ability to get to the goal. well, the draw‘s been made for the semi—finals. watford will take on wolves, while brighton's reward is tough draw against manchester city. the ties will be played on the weekend of 6th and 7th of april. to the women's fa cup and manchester city are still on course for the treble after two goals from georgia stanway gave them a 3—nil win over liverpool to book their place in the semi—finals. stanway put them 2—nil ahead after the break and added this the third one as city booked their place in the last four for the fifth season in a row. here are the results from the other ties. wins for west ham,
reading, and chelsea. the draw for the semi—finals will be live on bbc breakfast at 8:30 in the morning. liverpool are back on top of the premier league — they had a scare against relegation—threatened fulham but won 2—1 at craven cottage. with the detailsjoe lynskey this is the week liverpool got back to their best with on the road, there are winners on wednesday and now from the german champions, it was time for the london strugglers, right now fuller cut adrift from premier league safety and liverpool's first have dominance show the gap. he was allowed to run and then to finish, the ruthless streak required in a race for a league title. a fraud liverpool's chances, they let it slip with one moment of a liverpool's chances, they let it slip with one moment of confusion, the defender having a standout season, showing through and through the level. ca ptained by ryan, a former liverpool player.
tend to go with liverpool on the charge, they did the wrestling for them, the goalkeeper got in for a penalty, a situation for the calm head of james milner. the result they needed but with more jeopardy than expected, the match defined by two big mistakes and only one got a let off. as a manager, i always want perfection. it is really rare that you get it. but it was clear that it was for them, it is a different journey, people could say we should be more convincing and again like this but this is us. at thend and how they deal
we are in the middle of the development, not at the end and how they deal with the situation is just brilliant. these players working to a maximum every day, i understand and we understand the task ahead and there is no hiding that. but i certainly see some positives they certainly know that with the attitude and the passion and everything that we will be ina passion and everything that we will be in a better place. chelsea wasted a chance to move closer to their top—four rivals as they were made to pay by a resurgent second half display by everton. richarlison headed in following a corner for his 13th goal of the season. the brazilian was later brought down in the penalty box by marcos alonso before gylfi sigurdsson scored the rebound from his own spot—kick. tottenham hotspur have announced that the first premier league match in their new stadium will be against crystal palace on wednesday 3rd april. the new ground will also host the champions league quarter—final first leg against manchester city
on the ninth. spurs have played homes games at wembley this season. they were due to move by last september but construction has been delayed several times. celtic defeated dundee in dramatic fashion, scoring a 96th minute—winner, to secure the win at den‘s park. james forrest played in odsonne edouard, who cooly slotted past the dundee keeper and give neil lennon's side the three points in the dying seconds of the match, celtic go 10 points clear at the top. the new formula i season is under way in australia, with mercedes winning again — but it wasn't lewis hamilton. this time it was teammate valterri bottas, who took the race by more than 20 seconds. jennie gow rounds up the action from albert park in melbourne formula one is back. but one of its most important man is missing. race director charlie whiting passed away suddenly last week. the victims of the terrorist attack
in new zealand were also remembered. when the action got under way, it was the quiet man who made the most noise. valtteri bottas failed to win a race last season, despite driving for champions mercedes. determined to do better, he surged past team—mate lewis hamilton and on to the comfortable victory that the briton had hoped for. rule changes were supposed to improve the racing this year. but much of the drama was related to mistakes and misfortune. this, a total car—los for sainz. the only excitement up was max verstappen relegating ferrari's sebastian vettel to fourth. winning by more than 20 seconds and claiming a bonus point for the fastest lap will leave bottashoping he can finally step out of lewis hamilton's shadow. in the women's six nations, wales claimed a bonus—point win over ireland to finish fourth in the table, they won 2a—5. ireland took the lead but with the sides tied five—all in the first half, carys phillips scored
a second try for wales, giving them the lead, before jasmine joyce sprinted clear to score wales' fourth, giving them back—to—back wins to end of their six nations campaign. in padua, manuela furlan s try four minutes from time gave italy the bonus point they needed to finish second in the table, as they beat france 31—12. to cycling and britain's adam yates has extended his overall lead after stage five of tirreno—adriatico in italy, yakob fulsang claimed the stage win and made it two out of two for the astana team, whilst yates — riding for mitchelton scott came in second but retains the race leader's blue jersey with a 25—second advantage over the rest of the field. while there was victory for team sky in the south of france as their rising star eggan bernal took the overall victory in paris—nice, the final stage into nice was won by yon izagirray.
to the para—cycling track world championships in holland where the defending champions great britain were beaten by china in the mixed team sprint louis rolfe, jon allan butterworth and jody cundy have dominated this event over the past few years but a slow start left anchor leg cundy too much to do. china took the gold, and great britain had to settle for the silver. wells very nearly killed over three yea rs wells very nearly killed over three years ago, basically one of those people who never gives up despite what doctors might tell me and yet, i pick myself up and i managed to come back to the championship level andi come back to the championship level and i am over the moon and on the podium again.
meanwhile will bjergfelt added some of british gymnastics' biggest names were in action this weekend in the british championships. the two—time olympic champion max whitlock did what he does best, taking gold in the men's masters pommel final, repeating the success he had last year. ellie downie, who's had two ankle injuries, took the top spot in the senior women's vault. she also claimed the women's all—round title yesterday — the men's all—round title went to james hall. that's all from sportsday
it's amazing to think that this will play host to the greatest show on earth. by the time 2020 rolls around, it will have been 56 years since japan last hosted the olympic games. back in 1964, they use the event to signal the rebirth of the nation, following the rebirth of the nation, following the destruction of the second world war. then at the focus was japan's economic and technological explosion. now japan, once economic and technological explosion. nowjapan, once again wa nts to explosion. nowjapan, once again wants to show the role that it is still leading the way in innovation. but, with the country's exclusive growth spurt in the past and an ageing population on the horizon,
the story might not be so simple? it as the world of the robots, but finds itself is just one of many countries exhibiting the technical error, and —— dear. and it is trying to predict traffic congestion by tracking phone users throughout the day. it knows the age, demographics and home address of each of its 76 million subscribers and also knows pretty accurate weather phones are and time. it uses artificial intelligence to watch how and where they travelled throughout the