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you're watching beyond one hundred days — super aggressive, which i love. their bowling has got variety, they dutch police have arrested a man suspected of shooting dead three people on a tram have two spinners, they have got in the city of utrecht. police carried out raids throught the afternoon in their search for the gunman. pace, and so i think they are going anti—terror police had oi'i pace, and so i think they are going on as favourites, but i think surrounded a building — australia are just starting to find searching for a 37—year—old their form. to be 2—0 down in a turkish born suspect, gokmen tanis. 51—day match series in india, to come back, chase 360, ithink 51—day match series in india, to come back, chase 360, i think now there is a bit of belief in that australian group that they can win 11 days to brexit and britain is in from anywhere, and i also think that not too many international teams a constitutional crisis as the speaker of the house of commons says we re not too many international teams were worrying about playing australia, but i think now they are theresa may cannot keep presenting the same brexit deal to parliament. just starting to say, hang on. is what the government cannot australia starting to play well legitimately do is resubmit to the ain? australia starting to play well again? so that is a good thing for house the same proposition or substantially the same proposition australia. steve smith is not a bad quy~ australia. steve smith is not a bad guy. he just made a horrible as that of last week. mistake, and we all make mistakes. soi mistake, and we all make mistakes. so i think smith and warner will come back very strong, i think they will be hungry and determined. i think they will be very, very...
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they will be out there to say, this is how good i am, i want to show how much i have missed this game, so i think they will come back from the game pretty well. shane warne there. let's return to our top story — wales‘ rugby union side are celebrating there grand slam win in cardiff. simon reed: before they go, we would like before we go, we would like to thank them very much, thank you very much to the welsh team. cheering
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let's get more now on the rest of the man suspected of fatally shooting three people and wounding five others on a tram in the dutch city of utrecht. dutch police say the suspect was identified as gokmen tanis, a 37—year—old man of turkish origin. security services said the terror threat has been reduced from its highest level in light of the arrest. robert bass is a journalist with nos, and hejoins a spy camera from utrecht. what is the latest update that you can bring us? the latest update is that about two hours ago, they got him, there was a real manhunt going on in utrecht, police raided several houses, and in one of those houses they found him,
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which means that the threat is addressed. people are going back on the streets again. and now of course we have to find out what is behind this shooting, why did he do it, is ita this shooting, why did he do it, is it a terrorist attack or not? there are some signs that it has something to do with family problems, problems with his ex—wife, but we will have to find that out later this evening. and have any details at all been revealed about this man? not yet. there are some stories in dutch newspapers and some turkish newspapers, some stories say that he has a long list of criminal acts, he was brought to court two weeks ago for a rape case, and other newspapers talk about that, and saying that he has fought for iis and been to chechnya, but the
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authorities haven't said anything.|j understand the prime minister has been speaking in the last hour. can you give us a been speaking in the last hour. can you give us a sense been speaking in the last hour. can you give us a sense of what he has been saying? no, because i was on the streets in utrecht. but i think eve ryo ne the streets in utrecht. but i think everyone is just relieved that this quy everyone is just relieved that this guy is arrested, and that the threat in utrecht is over. the terror level had been raised to five, and we now know it has been reduced. can you just put that into context for us, though? we had almost the highest level in holland for some years, that means that they expect a real terrorist attack. we don't know whether this has some terrorist means, this guy, but we have to go back to the level that means that an attack is suspected, but there are not real signs that it will happen.
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ok, not real signs that it will happen. 0k, robert bas, we will leave it there. thank you very much for your time. you are welcome. more on our main story, and the speaker of the house of commons has told theresa may she can't put her brexit deal before mps told theresa may she can't put her brexit deal before mp5 for a third time unless there are significant changes to it. and in the past hour, it has been confirmed that the prime minister will write to the european council president, donald tusk, in the coming days, seeking an extension of article 50. let's look now at how the details were announced by the brexit minister, kwasi kwarteng in the house of commons. the government will now seek to the green extension with the european union. the process has been set out in a government paper published last thursday. while article 50 does not set out how either party should request an extension, the government believes it would be appropriate for the prime minister to write to the president of the european council. mr speaker, it is highly likely, and
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expected, that the european council will require a clear purpose for any extension, not least to determine its length. and the european council has to approve an extension by unanimity. with this in mind, we will look to request any extension in advance of the march european council. it is the government's expectation that the european council will decide whether to agree any uk request at this meeting. as soon any uk request at this meeting. as soon as any uk request at this meeting. as soon as possible following agreement at the eu level, we will bring forward the necessary domestic legislation to amend the definition of exit day. that is the brexit minister kwasi kwarteng speaking in the house of commons within the last hour. more at seven, but now time for a look at the weather with louise lear. good evening. the weather is a
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little quieter, a lot of cloud around, but predominantly dry. through the night tonight, some sheltered skies in eastern areas, temperatures in low single figures possibly a little mist and fog, but the cloud thickener for the odd spot of drizzle along western coastal parts, interpreters holding up at 5-7 parts, interpreters holding up at 5—7 degrees. we keep that cloud for much of the day, there will be some brea ks much of the day, there will be some breaks and eclipses of sunshine, and a lighter breeze than we have seen of late. again the cloud thickener for drizzle from the west, and by the end of the afternoon we will see more persistent rain pushing into the far north—west of scotland, and the far north—west of scotland, and the wind is more likely to strengthen. by the end of the day on the far north, we could see winds in excess of a0 mph plus. in terms of the temperatures through the afternoon, feeling pleasant, particularly in some breaks with some sunshine, ii to 15 degrees the high. enjoy.
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