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good morning, welcome to breakfast with naga munchetty and charlie stayt. 0ur headlines today: the countdown to brexit. theresa may tells mps there won't be another vote on her deal if it looks like it will be rejected for a third time. theresa may says she could scrap a third vote on her brexit deal, good morning, welcome to breakfast with naga munchetty and charlie stayt. our headlines today: theresa may tells mps there won't be another vote on her brexit deal if it looks like it will be rejected again. signed, sealed and delivered. robert mueller hands in his long awaited report into alleged collusion between president trump's campaign team and russia during the 2016 election. a sterling performance from raheem at wembley, he scored a hatrick, as england continued their impressive run, with a 5—0 thrashing of the czech republic. and i've been to meet the premier league players set to potentially earn thousands, from the beautiful game, not with their feet but with their fingers.
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the weekend looks likely to be mostly fine and dry with hopefully the crowd breaking up and more sunshine. feeling cooler for all. all the details in the next 15 minutes. it's saturday the 23rd march. theresa may has told mps there won't be a third vote on her brexit deal in the coming days, if it appears it will be rejected again. in a letter to mp5, the prime minister outlined the options available to parliament, as she continues to try and win support for her plan. it is thought likely mps will vote next week. the uk was supposed to leave the european union next friday, on march the 29th. but now, eu leaders have agreed to an extension. under a new timetable, brexit will be delayed until
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may the 22nd, but only if theresa may gets her withdrawal agreement passed by mps next week — something that still seems unlikely. more than 10,000 lorries passed through dover on peak days. many businesses have warned about the potential for delays if there is an ideal brexit. the fear is that any new customs checks could lead to cu es new customs checks could lead to cu es of new customs checks could lead to cues of lorries in the south—east of england. we have seen long queues here before. the last time in 2015, roads were brought to a standstill. the authorities have been planning to avoid a repeat of that. highway england is putting the final preparation in place, despite the postponement. 0ne section of the mat 20 is due to be closed overnight. a new road layout will be in place from monday morning. the port does
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not expect any delays but, if there is any brexit related disruption, madison airport can also be used. the plan is known as operation block, designed to cope with 11,000 lorries a day while other traffic should see little disruption. the government wants the uk to leave the eu with a deal. an investigation has finished into whether or not president trump's campaign team colluded with russia during the 2016 election. america's chief lawyer will now summarise the report, and decide how much to share with politicians in congress. here's our north america correspondent david willis. it has been 22 months anything compilation. the assumption of innumerable bouts of speculation but no legs. all we have had by way of indication of what robert mueller is doing in his enquiry has been these
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indictments we have seen. some involving people quite close to donald trump. paul manafort, for example, his former campaign director. 0n example, his former campaign director. on that note, i should point out the department ofjustice is making clear tonight that they will be no more indictments recommendations for indictments contained in this report and that is interesting because it would suggest that there will be nothing against president trump and that would vindicate his long assertion that there was no collusion as far as he was concerned perhaps between the trump campaign and russia. the president's enemies would suggest he is not being indicted because presidents cannot be. but we will have to wait and see what this report contains and how damning or otherwise it is. there's been an outbreak of cholera in the mozambique city of beira, which was hit
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by cyclone idai last week. hundreds of thousands of people have been displaced or made homeless, and aid agencies say close to1 million children need help. 0ur deputy africa editor, anne soyjoins us now with the latest. it looks very pristine and sunny and lovely behind you but that is not the case for most of those suffering at the moment? no, it isn't. the capital of mozambique, the region affected is north of this place. torrential rains in every area making rescue efforts very difficult. the scale we are told is staggering. it is becoming clearer by the day. there are people still cut off, only accessible by air when the weather permits. it is a difficult and slow process. they are using boats to access flooded areas
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and take people to dry ground. people have been going without food, shelter, clean water for more than seven days and it is getting more and more difficult. there is confirmation of an outbreak of cholera in one town and that is very disturbing. some of these people have gone through a very difficult week but the threat of disease is real. the doctors without borders say they are trying to deliver emergency food supply to people who need them. they have been air drops in places. the situation on the ground is still very dire. there is a concerted effort by locals as well as humanitarian organisations. support has been coming in from all
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around the world. £22 million from the uk government. so far the biggest supporter of the humanitarian effort on the ground. two cyclones are hurtling towards the northern and western coasts of australia. cyclone trevor has made landfall in the northern territory, where thousands of homes have been evacuated. further west, cyclone veronica has strengthened to a category—three storm. the al noor mosque in christchurch, new zealand, has reopened, eight days after the fatal shootings there. heavily—armed police continue to guard the building but small numbers of worshippers are being allowed in. thousands of people marched through christchurch last night in support of those affected. let's speak to our correspondent phil mercer. clearly, it was an important moment,
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the reopening and for people to reuse the mask. many people take into the street to market that respects? a very symbolic time for the muslim community in christchurch, a very sacred place has been returned to them. eight days ago the al noor mosque was at the scene of mass murder. 42 of the victims died inside the mosque and it remains the epicentre of a community's grief. we saw 5000 people gather over the road for what has been called the march for love, organised by 316—year—old students. another powerful display of solidarity. 0rdinary new zealanders coming together in this display of support. prime ministerjacinda adern addressing a crowd at a
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mosque. she says she has simply been echoing the humanity of new zealanders. bbc news has learned that the family of mark duggan, who was shot dead by a metropolitan police officer, is suing the force for damages. an inquest jury found that he was lawfully killed. the shooting in north london in august 2011, led to riots across england. keith doyle reports. the family of mark duggan have campaigned for the police to be held responsible for his death. he was shot and killed by officers who were trying to arrest him in north london in august 2011. the police that at the time they suspected he was in possession of a firearm. the killing lead to the west rides seen in britain for 20 years. the five
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nights shops were looted and set on fire. five people died and hundreds injured. it spread to manchester, liverpool and birmingham. the inquest heard that armed police had intercepted a minicab he was travelling in, as part of an arrangement to collect a gun. he was shot when he got out of the cab. it was concluded he was not holding the gun but said the claim was lawful because police honestly believed he was and posed a threat. campaigners say the inquest left unanswered questions about the police operation and the family now wants scotland ya rd to and the family now wants scotland yard to be held liable for his death and to pay compensation. scotland ya rd and to pay compensation. scotland yard is defending the civil claim but says it is inappropriate to comment. golden eagles in scotland will be fitted with new tracking technology, after six of the birds disappeared under suspicious circumstances within a year. the tag, which is being trialled in the cairngorms national park, sends a distress signal if an eagle starts behaving unusually. scottish natural heritage says it hopes the initiative will tackle wildlife crime.
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as well as a better understanding how eagles are spending time, perhaps it will shed light of what happens if there is a persecution incident. they do well in scotland but we know they are still persecuted and we hope this technology will help stamp that out. you may remember back injanuary when here on breakfast we met three year old charlie, who needed life saving surgery for a rare brain tumour. after his parents were told he would need palliative care, the team at alder hey children's hospital in liverpool performed a risky operation to try and remove his tumour. two months later, after receiving proton beam therapy in germany followed by further treatment here in the uk, we can show you the moment he rang the ward bell to signal he was clear from cancer. bring these well, three times well. you can say my treatment is done and
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iamon you can say my treatment is done and iam on my you can say my treatment is done and i am on my way. cheering and applause. he grabbed that well. such a great moment. he did it with gusto. congratulations charlie. it's taken 22 months, cost almost £20 million and has resulted in the arrest of some of donald trump's closest aids. now, the highly anticipated report on alleged collusion between russia and the president's election campaign, has reached its conclusion. let's talk to max kutner, a journalist who has been following the investigation from the beginning. the robert mueller investigation. what are the basics, given that who was in possession of the completed report? the justice department has the report finished. attorney
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general william barr, the new attorney general in the us, is now reviewing the report and he has congressional protocols and adjusted department, he notified congress. that is the later the public and reporters have seen. that is the big document we have had so far. william barr, the attorney general, reviewing this report and everyone is wondering what is inside the report. william barr says he intends to get a principled conclusion as soon to get a principled conclusion as soon as to get a principled conclusion as soon as this weekend. such an important moment because of different sides are looking for different sides are looking for different things and it could be a very, very significant moment in relation to donald trump. absolutely. there have been more than 30 defendants. this has been going on for 22 months. five people
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have been sentenced. seven people have been sentenced. seven people have pleaded guilty. it has been more than $25 million. this is an historic moment and day. people on the left in the us are hoping this will implicate president trump and a lot of people close to him and that this will solve all the questions about russian collusion that we have had for years. people on the right, of course, already seeing if there this being a victory for president trump. that it will vindicate him and possibly give him ammunition as of the 2020 election approaches. does the president get first eyes on this, ahead of others? the president has been quiet so far. we have got
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state m e nts has been quiet so far. we have got statements from his legal team, from the white house. right now attorney general william barr is redacting the document and my understanding is much of the document will be robert mueller saying what he did and pretty much connecting the dots between all the different cases that he has been pursuing. and then my understanding is that it will likely be— understanding is that it will likely be — that will be public — they will also be a part of the report that likely will not be public and that that would talk about sources and methods. that is a really that nitty—gritty about how the fbi went about the investigation and they could also possibly be future investigations and future people that the justice department believes should be charged and that is likely not to be public. thank you for talking with us this morning.
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clearly a very significant moment forthcoming. it's going to be very fascinating. good morning to you. rather mild this morning. when i was on my way to work here in salford, louise, how has it been for the rest of the country? it's a bit of a change this weekend but i suspect it might suita change this weekend but i suspect it might suit a lot of you because it was mild but cloudy. a coolerfield to the weekend but a little more on the way of sunshine. hopefully that isa the way of sunshine. hopefully that is a good story. a good deal of dry weather. why this change? we have got this when the front that's been sweeping its way steadily south, a very wea k sweeping its way steadily south, a very weak affair. it's a cold front that's allowing this cool air to spill in from the north. the first thing this morning, gusts of wind in excess of 60 miles per hour. the
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winds will ease as we go through the day but the showers won't u nfortu nately. day but the showers won't unfortunately. that front is a weak affair. the odd spit and spot of drizzle. slowly drizzling away. lighter winds generally across england and wales. these generally are mean speed wins gusting in excess of 50 miles per hour plus for a time into the far north of scotla nd a time into the far north of scotland but in terms of the feel of things, 9— 10 degrees. 0vernight tonight, we still have that weather front just tonight, we still have that weather frontjust meandering tonight, we still have that weather front just meandering its tonight, we still have that weather frontjust meandering its way down producing a little bit of will allow those temperatures a apps first thing on sunday morning. again,
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chilly start more persistent outbreaks of showery rain, turning increasingly wintry with any elevation as we go through the day. the far north and west stays blustery and showery, may be a bit more a little more in the way of sunshine coming through sunday afternoon and temperatures down on where they have been through the week but nevertheless, the sunshine hopefully compensating. highs of around 11— 1a degrees. if you like this settled theme, the high pressure stays with us. any weather fronts toppling across the high with the odd few showers but our week ahead does look largely fine and quiet. if you are trying to make plans, you shouldn't be too disappointed with that and was we go through the week, indications that things are getting a bit warmer in the south. and above the average.
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she was just the south. and above the average. she wasjust finishing the south. and above the average. she was just finishing that and finishing on a sunny note. darkness overwhelmed it. everything is ok, i'm sure. louise will be back. time now for this week's film review. hello and welcome to the film review on bbc news. to take us through this week's cinema releases is mark kermode. so mark, what do we have this week? we have the white crow, which is a biopic about rudolf nureyev. we have us, the new film byjordan peel, who made get out. and minding the gap, a skateboarding movie that is not really about skateboarding. the white crow — i'm quite intrigued, it sounds good.
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an interesting story directed by ralph fiennes, who also has a role in the film, and it is about rudolf nureyev‘s defection to the west. the film opens with ralph fiennes's character being asked what he knows and why did this happen? he says enigmatically he wasn't political, it was all to do with dance. he says he had an explosion of character, which is a great phrase. the film then retraces itself and we see the progress of this kid from a fairly impoverished background who makes his way up the tree and comes to dance in paris, sees paris, falls in love with it, to some extent is seduced by it, which the russian authorities are not happy with at all. here is a clip.
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everything is ok, don't worry. don't worry. stay with me. stay. they are trying to kidnap me. keep it calm, please. if this is a punishment... it is not a punishment. can ijust say, if this is because rudy spent time hanging out with me and my friends, can i say, never did rudy say one word against his country, against his government, or against the company. never. not one single word, ever. 0k. keep it under control. 0leg ivenko is the star, and i gather ralph fiennes scoured the former soviet union looking for someone to play him.
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he needed someone who could dance, because if you got a body double, it would double the time of the film and the budget of the film. so he needed someone who could dance. as you can see from the clip, i think he is very charismatic on camera. he is a good actor and gives you the sense of on the one hand everything that is attractive about nureyev‘s character, and also everything that is dangerous about it. what the film is about east and west, control and rebellion. at the centre of it is ballet, something of course is something which requires really strict discipline, something the russians are strong on. but he is a rebellious spirit, and he is told at one point, you are not technically very good, in some ways you are quite clumsy, but your spirit is perfect, and that is really what the film is about. i mean, hats off to ralph fiennes for not only getting his head around the complexities of ballet, but russian... the characters when they are in russia speak russian. they do not do that thing about speaking english with a bit of cod russian accent.
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and although it is a fairly well known story, watching the film, you realise how much you didn't know about it. i do think it was a really smart decision to get somebody who can convince as a dancer. you watch the ballet sequences and they are every bit as much part of the narrative and why his character does what his character does, as all the dialogue and the rest of it. i thought it was interesting, and i am someone who knows nothing about ballet. i doubt that is true! the next is from jordan peel, who did get out. which i absolutely loved, that was stunning. get out was great. and the thing with get out was it was very much in the style of stepford wives, a film about the way in which liberal america was still deeply racist. this is slightly more broad and slightly harder to pin down, but i like that about it. it is essentially a family who go for a holiday up by santa cruz, and outside their house turns up another family of doppelgangers. and the title is a pun. the film is called us, but as is us. there is a line that rings through it, somebody says "we are americans." and you can watch the film and think maybe it is about the way in which everyone has a shadow side,
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like a jekyll and hyde thing, or maybe you can see it as a parable about the way that affluent societies have a parasitic relationship with the hidden underclass. or you can just see it as a jack finney bodysnatchers—style horror tale that is really well done. the clever thing about it is, remember all the stuff of the golden globes about get out being a comedy? somebody said it should be a documentary. in the case of this, the scary bits are properly scary, the funny bits are properly funny, and all the way through, it is thought—provoking and really well textured. it is the kind of film you would come out afterwards and go for a coffee with a friend and go, what was it about? what was actually happening? what was the message? it's not straightforward, not simple, but it's really crowd pleasing, and i think it will do really well. he's a terrifically good director. did you find get out scary? more so intriguing, rather than scary. i watched it twice because it made sense more the second time.
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the same is true of us. once you have seen it the first time round, go back and watch it, there are loads of clever things. the bits that are meant to be scary are properly scary. not in a gory, but there is some violence in it. but it's just really well—paced. a bit scarier than get out? yes. 0k, minding the gap you've told us a documentary about skateboarders that is not a documentary about skateboarders. no. it started with him filming his friends and him skateboarding when he was a teenager, and he was originally trying to make a film that, in their own words, shows them having the best time of their lives. but then, as they grew up, the film becomes about a crisis in masculinity and what is actually happening to his friends as they go from childhood to manhood, and they all start to discover that their love of skateboarding was a way of escaping from things in their background, in their past. we start to see evidence of domestic violence,
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of problems of poverty, of repeating the sins of the parents being passed down to the children. and the brilliant thing about it is, it does all this in a way that never feels like it is anything more than an intimate look at friends who had found something in skateboarding. here is a clip. what happened? do it. hey, this the skateboard? yeah. here, he held in a lot. and his dad, he was really kind of strict on him. you know, his father was a carpenter, and he wanted kier to do that. he couldn't get the other boys to follow in his footsteps,
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but kier didn't like it. sometimes, i'd know that i had to work with him, so i would sneak out my window, put my board out first and just climb out. when i got home, i got disciplined. it was an escape for a while. i thought it was moving and engrossing, partly because it is very intimate. also because in the same way that the skateboarding is a thing that young men use to escape, obviously the film—making is a therapy for the film—maker who goes back to confront his own demons and things in his own past. and it shifts very gently from being something that is like
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richard linklater‘s boyhood or maybe that documentary dogtown and z boys, into something which really gets under the skin of these young men as they now are wrestling with the fact that they still have things in their past that they haven't dealt with. i thought it was really terrific, and i went in knowing nothing about it other than it was about skateboards. i know a little bit about skateboarding because i used to skateboard as a kid. i imagine you were pretty good actually. no, i used to fall off a lot, but it was the thing to do. for those not watching the bbc news channel this weekend, what is the best thing out at the moment? last week i'm going to do this, i'm only ever allowed two. kindergarten teacher, the maggie gyllenhall film, you have to seek it out because it is not playing in a lot of theatres. but it is a story about a teacher who becomes obsessed that one of her pupils is the new mozart. the film is really about, is the kid actually a brilliant poet or is it all the projection of the teacher, who is played by maggie gyllenhall? i think it is brilliant and really smart. i do want to see that one. it is great. best dvd is something that i know you loved, and i kind of liked, but not as much as you. i was amazed that widows did not get
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more attention from the awards. it was based on a tv series, directed by steve mcqueen, who cast lupita nyong'o in 12 years a slave, and she's the lead in us. i thought this was great, a brilliant ensemble cast headed up by viola davis. what did you not like? i didn't like that it didn't develop all the women's characters, i did not feel to a full extent. i was going to say it is a fair criticism. it is enjoyable. i think it is more than enjoyable, i think it is really profound. from a film—making point of view, i think it is a brilliantly made film. profound how? it shows you a group of characters you think you understand, and then you realise that you actually don't know them. it is one of those films in which action is character. people don't explain what they are doing. they do it, and that explains what they are doing. maybe i'll go and see it again on dvd. thank you, mark, as ever. that's it for this week though. thanks for watching. goodbye.
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hello, this is breakfast with naga munchetty and charlie stayt. good morning. here's a summary of today's main stories from bbc news: theresa may has told mps there won't be a third vote on her brexit deal in the coming days, if it appears it will be rejected again. in a letter, the prime minister outlined the options available to parliament, telling colleagues that they face a clear choice about brexit, as she continues to try to win support for her plan. it's now thought likely that mps will get to vote on their preferred options next week. one of the government's key plans to deal with the potential impact of a no—deal brexit is being put in place this weekend. the m20 motorway leading to dover was closed overnight, as contingency plans are made in case long queues of lorries build up as they try to cross the channel. a new road layout will be in place from monday. an investigation has finished into whether or not president trump's campaign team colluded with russia during the 2016 election.
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america's chief lawyer will now summarise the report, and decide how much to share with politicians in congress. the president's opponents say they want to see the full findings of the inquiry. bbc news has learned that the family of mark duggan, who was shot dead by a metropolitan police officer, is suing the force for damages. the shooting in north london in august 2011, led to riots across england. an inquest jury found that he was lawfully killed. one of the two mosques in christchurch new zealand where 50 people were killed in fatal shootings, has reopened. heavily—armed police continue to guard the al noor mosque, but small numbers of worshippers are being allowed in. thousands of people marched through christchurch last night in support of those affected. soldiers are deployed in paris to
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protect the city from possible yellow vest protests. the protest have been banned from larger areas in the city. a few weeks ago here on breakfast, we spoke with des lally, the brecon mortgage broker who was climbing the highest peak in south wales 365 times in one year. he leftjohn maguire behind. i didn't see that. well today, after 12 months battling through blizzards and heat exhaustion he is set to ascend and descend pen y fan for the final time. he has raised more than 40 thousand pounds for help for heroes and cancer research uk. that is impressive. wonderful. how long has it taken him? we will find out. congratulations because that is
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extraordinary. the value of sterling is on the rise. england fans must be excited. what a contrast from yesterday. this was the real deal from england. they seem to be going from england. they seem to be going from strength to strength. they have not been beaten in a world cup qualifier since 2009. nearly ten yea rs. qualifier since 2009. nearly ten years. fabio capello. it was brilliant then from raheem sterling, who's hattrick was just one highlight, as england shined at wembley, in their euro 2020 qualifier, against the czech republic. natalie pirks reports. with all talks entered a new talent,
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a time to remember the past. but now new memories are to be made and after a slow start, a teenager found himself at the end of quick thinking from hurricane. defenders are trying desperately to keep raheem sterling in check. step forward, hurricane. as the cheque started the second half with more purpose, it was time to be more clinical. paying tribute to be more clinical. paying tribute toa to be more clinical. paying tribute to a young footballer we lost this week to leukaemia. the class and continued, albeit with a slice of luck. time for arrest, raheem sterling, a hug. capped for england before making a premier league start for chelsea, it was his determination but a comical home goal. the kids were all right but the night was capped by one stirling
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performance. he is ina he is in a confident moment not only on the field but off the field, he is so mature and comfortable in himself. and i think we talked about that earlier in the week, how i have seen that and so delighted for him to get the reaction he did from the crowd here because we cannot hide from the fact that he has a difficult moments for england and he has turned that full circle. staying with football, and birmingham city have been deducted nine points, for spending too much money. the championship side lost, 10—million pounds, more than is allowed under football league rules between 2015 and 2018 — the money was mainly spent, on player wages. the points deduction means birmingham, are nowjust five points clear of the relegation zone with eight matches still to play. there were mixed fortunes for the british number ones at the miami 0pen. kyle edmund is through
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to the third round, after a straight sets win over ilya ivashka of belarus. he'll play former wimbledon finalist milos raonic next. but yohanna konta — at the top of your picture — is out. she got herself into a terrible rut, and lost 10 games in a row on her way to a straight sets defeat to, china's, wang chiang. northampton saints are up to fifth, in rugby union's premiership. they beat leicester tigers 29—15 in the midlands derby at welford road. tom collins, with two of northampton's three tries. leicester stay 10th. cardiff blues are closing in, on a play—off spot in the pro 1a after beating scarlets 41—17. cardiff led 38—0 at half time with all five of their tries, coming in the first half, including two, from 0wen lane. and edinburgh are also still in with a chance of a play—off place beating defending champions leinster 28—11. ross ford with the second of their three tries, and that win, leaves them 2 points off, the play—offs. super league leaders st helens, have moved two points clear,
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at the top of the table after extending their unbeaten winning start, to the season to, 7 matches. they thrashed third placed castleford 112—12. st helens scored eight tries in total, including two for dominique peyroux. huddersfield are off the bottom after beating hull kr 42—8 in the night's other game. a little bit of history was made at the world figure skating championships in japan. this is kazakhstan's, elizabet tursin, baeeva, landing what's called a quadruple salchow. it's the first time that particular move has ever been landed in the women's competiton, and it helped her, win a silver medal. imagine how strong that woman is. you take off on the inside of one
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scope and land on the other bit of the other skate. it is the launch, the other skate. it is the launch, the power that has to come from that. named after the inventorfrom 19 11. good that. named after the inventorfrom 1911. good trivia. lovely scenes at heathrow airport yesterday, as great britain's team returned from the special olympics. the games are for competitors, with intellectual disabilities, and it's been a really successful trip for the british team, bringing back 169 medals, from the biggest ever games in abu dhabi. an experience to remember. we did it and we are proud of ourselves. i do not know how we did it but we just focus and edit and it was amazing and i loved it and i am so proud of myself, my team, my coach and gigabits team. there was a
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story on eunice kennedy and how she established the special olympics. we've seen many professional cricket players, take great one—handed catches, but we don't normally see it from the fans. have a look at this stunning catch from the stands during south africa's twenty20, win against sri lanka. you can see it better on the replay, ball in one hand, beer in the other, and he didn,'t spill a drop. beer in the other, and he didn't spill a drop. my goodness. call me cowardly but i would never ever... not 1—handed. not 2—handed! cricket balls are really hard. especially with a beer in your hand. he gave up a university degree to play football computer games full time. it might sound like
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the stuff of dreams — and for owen venn it's paid off handsomely. he's now a professional player and this week will play for southampton in the very first premier league finals in london. all clubs will be represented, and i've been to see if this really is a sport. it might not look like it at first and this west london club but i am kicking around with some roma footballers. this week they will hoping to win the league title for their teams, not with their feet but taking centre stage, the fifa game players, hoping the fingers and mental agility will help them find the back of the net. the finals this week. i went, the back of the net. the finals this week. iwent, put the back of the net. the finals this week. i went, put his university degree on hold to become a
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professional. my dad was really supportive. the hardest thing was telling my mum i had to move back in and try to pursue a career in fifa. the longer it has gone on, she has been fine and really supportive. the longer it has gone on, she has been fine and really supportivem isa been fine and really supportivem is a common worry that their children are spending too much time in front of the xbox but they also have to be physically fit and many have to be physically fit and many have special diets. healthy body equals a healthy mind. it is mentally straining, a lot of focus. if you make a slight mistake it could be in how the game turns out. nutrition, my living. it definitely takes a lot of dedication. probably as much as any other sport. once the clu bs as much as any other sport. once the clubs have picked their two players, the final weekend will take place
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here, in this studio come cinema, beamed all over the world with expert presenters chewing over every play. this bricklayer hopes to go. full—time. it is a dream to play. i never could make it into football in real life but to make it here would be special. it is a big business with a small fortune up for grabs. who as a young man or young lady would not want to play and represent their team. as the audience continues to grow, because we are in the middle of this, this is an extension and that is why i want to commend the premier league for taking this step. the skill and speed have left me behind. a 5—0
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thrashing to southampton. despite the heroics of my keeper. compared to the real premier league, it is more of a level playing field. your tea m more of a level playing field. your team is only as good is a person in control. the winners will get points propelling them and being able to play in competitions around the world, earning up to £300,000. for many asian families, passing down gold jewellery through the generations is a tradition to be proud of. but figures obtained by the bbc show that these valuable possessions are a target for thieves. in the past five years, 150 million pounds worth of gold has been stolen from asian families, although the true figure could be even higher. it's the first time that comprehensive figures have been collated, as sian lloyd reports.
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gold jewellery has long been prized by many asian families. typical of wendy to carriage and often bought to wear at weddings and festivals but it is being targeted by criminals. this retired couple were victims of a violent robbery in their own home. both were beaten in their own home. both were beaten in their house ransacked. at night when their house ransacked. at night when the lock all the doors and windows andi the lock all the doors and windows and i go to bed, still i don't feel safe. these family schnapps show mrs aida wearing some of the treasured items that were taken. bengals, necklaces and rings. most of the jewellery after my parents. some are from my husband. i used to have rings on my ring fingers. but i don't have any ring now. we asked police forces across the uk for details of theft of asian gold in
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their areas to reveal the scale of their areas to reveal the scale of the problem. not all responded that the problem. not all responded that the figures provided shows some £150 million worth was stolen over five yea rs. million worth was stolen over five years. sanjay coomer specialises in selling this type ofjewellery. people have been taught by their grandparents and parents that they must play god. it's lucky, it's something that we as asians do, you must do it. people follow the traditions in the culture. we met with community groups, from the neighbourhood is affected, and listen to their concerns. in cheshire, police set up a dedicated tea m cheshire, police set up a dedicated team after a series of burglaries there. it led to a number of convictions. but officers say they face challenges because gold is easily disposed of. the second-hand market certainly around asian truly, the question should be asked, who is this person selling this gold in the rn is it's often harder in this country i think to that it is
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second—hand jewellery. country i think to that it is second-hand jewellery. mr slade suffered a heart attack during the robbery in his home. the couple hope by scaring their story, it will help others who are vulnerable. here's louise with a look at this morning's weather. i know it's going to get warmer. well, into next week actually. it's going but there will be more sunshine around. it's a touch of frost actually likely. there will be one of the reasons for this change with the it's introducing this plenty of ice bars into the far we could see gusts of wind 60—70 miles per hour but the wind will start to
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slowly ease come with got cloud thickenerfor slowly ease come with got cloud thickener for the slowly ease come with got cloud thickenerfor the odd slowly ease come with got cloud thickener for the odd spotted two of drizzle but sandwiched in between the two, this should be some decent brea ks the two, this should be some decent breaks in the cloud bit of hazy sunshine around but in the last couple of days. lighter winds in england and wales, blustery wind driving showers and turning increasingly wintry in scotland. nightlife and — 9— 10 degrees higher. we've lost that warmth that we had earlier on in the week. 0vernight tonight, we see some showery rain into the south—west. that will still be that when the front a bit of a nuisance and frequent showers up to the north—west but sandwiched in between the two, we keep those clear skies. temperatures into low single figures, low enough for a touch of light frost first thing in the morning. a chilly start to sunday. hopefully a sparkling one with lots
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of sunshine coming through. again the exception is the far south—west. a rash of more persistent showers into the far north of scotland. again, sleet and snow, a breezy afternoon, not particularly warm here. elsewhere the sunshine compensating and in terms of the feel of things, 8— 10 degrees for scotland, northern ireland and england down to the south, 11, 1a. thank you very much, see you later. time now for click. drones could transform our skies as we know them, making deliveries, watching over us
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and even saving lives. but as recent flight disruptions have taught us, there are also possible downsides from unwanted ones. last december, here at gatwick airport, chaos ensued. after reports of repeated drone sightings, a thousand flights were disrupted, 140,000 passengers affected and all of this was said to add up to a cost of £50 million. soon after, there was a similar scare at heathrow as well as at newark airport in the us. but how do we take down problem drones safely? well, dan simmons has been to the netherlands where the national police force is sponsoring a competition that hopes to find new ways of doing just that. in a hangar in the middle
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of nowhere in the netherlands. an epic air battle is about to commence. nine teams from across europe and america are trying to smash each other out of the sky and grab the 30,000 euros top prize in the title of the 2019 drone clash champions. all they have to do is down the opposition's queen drone. but the organisers have not made it easy. this is one of the arenas that one of the teams will start from, blue and red are the colours. they will leave their queen in here and that is what the opposing team will have to try to knock out but they will leave their queen here. their fighter drones will come through what is called the corridor of death, doom and destruction and a tesla coil behind me, waiting to knock out one of those fighter drones that
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gets too close. c02 gas pumps here firing at those drones as they come around the corner. they've got to get past this tennis ball machine which is going to fire balls. there is going to be a man with a gun that fires a net through this hole to try to take out those drones if they come round. lights will be flushing to try to blind the pilots but once they get down this corridor of doom, death and destruction, they get to their opponent's arena and a chance to take out the queen. with all this destruction of kit going on, it's perhaps surprising no—one is called the cops but that's because they are the ones sponsoring the event. in this contest, we hope to come across new creative ideas that we can adapt and use in our police matters. do you have your own ability to bring a drone down? i will not go in detail about the abilities that we have. we have some abilities but it's not enough for us
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for the long run. actually we were hoping to see new strategies to help us bringing drones down but i did see also new threats because perhaps you noticed, there are a lot of drones that carry some sort of ball around them and some of the measures we take, it's attacking the rotors. the rotors are now protected by these balls so it actually poses us with another problem. enter a sideshow that involves this tiny drone. tell me what this is. so we're just fixing our drones. they got a little bit mangled in the last competition. this is actually already flattened again. how do you flatten it? she stands on them. you stand on them? our primary strategy was to use brute force which is why we have this gigantic machine. motors get hit, it can fly without.
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if it gets damaged, it can still fly which we thought was amazing however as you can see right now, it is missing stabilisation, this is quite broken. but perhaps overall the event showed the human flying skills on show were often the deciding factor. it looks so easy because they are so adept at it. your brain does somersaults and it's flicking back the other way and it's all bonkers and the speed with which those drones, they are flying over my head now, the speed with which they make decisions and flips and reverse isjust nuts. this is an airborne version of robot wars. my kids know nothing of robot wars but they will know about this. both my boys have drones so aerial battling drones, it doesn't get any better. there is a tesla coil in there, for god's sake. 0n the fringes of the battlefield, companies in the growing business of taking down drones were showing off their solutions. this system is already operating
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at a norwegian airport. it tracks and then identifies drones as a threat before jamming the frequencies used to control them. in a usual environment, when you jam the drone, it will either start hovering and go back to his sender, his operator or it will go down eventually on the battery. it can also jam the global positioning system. the drone will start hovering around, flying around because it doesn't know where it is and eventually it will go down also on its battery. this beast is the drone catcher, making use of radar systems already in the field to get its targets' real—time 3d co—ordinates before automatically flying to the area and lining up its prey. we shoot the net over the drone. we can carry it away with a wire and drop it down with a parachute. and then there is this. the gun emits a powerful electromagnetic beam,
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knocking out the command and control, video link and gps frequencies used by the drone. strict regulations in europe mean it can't be used here but its dutch makers told me they are doing good business with governments in the middle east. back in the arena, and the final was under way. in the end, it came down to brute force and battery power, with belgium's team slunse flying away with the 30k prize. the dutch authorities certainly have a more entertaining way of learning how to down rogue drones than standing around and scratching their heads. now, in some parts of the world it has become pretty commonplace for kids to learn to code, but for those with vision problems, it is still fairly inaccessible so we sent paul carter to find out what some of the big tech companies
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are doing to try and open up coding to children who are blind or partially sighted. and then what happens? i'm just having a word with this naughty pod. oh, yes. it's trying to run away. this is eight—year—old ellie. like many other children her age she is learning how to code. she also happens to be blind. do you have it on the one you want to happen first? yeah. ellie is using a physical, tactile coding language called code jumper. developed by microsoft, it is a block—based modular system consisting of a series of pods. each of which contains a single line of code, making up a story, a poem or in this case, a song. # row, row, row your boat gently down the stream, life is but a dream...# coding is by its nature a visual medium and often requires being able to see the whole picture. what makes code jumper unique is that it allows blind and partially sighted children
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to have an overview of their code with their hands. the woman leading the project is cecily morrison, a computer scientist at microsoft's cambridge research laboratory, who herself has a blind son. for blind and no—vision children specifically, the technologies that were available were not accessible to them, so many children now learn programming, starting at the age of seven, with block—base languages. the other aspect that we should not forget about is that we created this to be available to children regardless of their level of vision so that means that it is available to children who are blind with no vision, it's equally available for children who are sighted. that is one of the things that we were very aware of, is that we did not want to create a technology that isolated the blind or low—vision child at the back of the class, in a different classroom, doing their own thing. we wanted something they could engage with other children, encode together. but codejumper is only one solution to the issue of getting children with vision impairment to coding. some of you are new to apple ipad accessibility and coding so today we're going to run a session... at linden lodge, a school
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for children with sensory impairments in south london, i went to see how apple have been working with the royal national institute for blind people, to increase access to its own popular coding education app, called swift playgrounds. apple is using its suite of accessibility tools already built into its i0s devices such as, voice—over, high contrast and large text in conjunction with much more old school assistive tech. it says go here, go here, go here. and that is where it is. they have created braille and tactile maps for each level of the app so blind children can navigate the whole screen area with their hands. there's clearly still
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a role for tactile maps and for images, and diagrams. yeah, i think it is a healthy kind of dynamic mix of old and new and perhaps some experimentation as well. the children here are using swift playground to create code that will make a small drone fly. you know, it is incredible. i think it's a moment when will say things like, "i did not think i would ever be able to do this." "this is awesome," "i want to do this for a career." that is fantastic, and it is contagious , other kids pick up on that and think "maybe i can do that too." "i didn't know that those tools were accessible, i'll go in see if i can create something" and then they show one of their peers and before you know it you've got lots of people interested — that is what we want to do, just kind of spread the magic, show what is possible to do and make sure that inclusion is at the heart of the development process. applause. that's it for the short version of this week's click. the full programme can be
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