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the time is 5:31pm, these are the headline so far this evening: emergency talks between theresa may and the cabinet are thought to have come to an end after at least seven boco today at five, emergency talks by the cabinet hours today. meanwhile, a are still ongoing, in the search cross— party hours today. meanwhile, a cross—party group of mps has tabled a bill aimed at forcing theresa may to prevent a no—deal brexit in ten for a brexit breakthrough. days‘ time. president macron, holding talks with the taoiseach in cabinet ministers begun talking at paris, says the eu is open to 9:30am. they are split over the next alternatives to mrs may‘s deal, step for brexit. it is thought including a customs union, referendum or new elections. a ministers considering plans to ramp up ministers considering plans to ramp up mode your brexit preparations and neo—nazi is facing jail after plotting to murder a labour mp. jack a possible snap general election has renshaw, also a convicted been discussed. and a cross—party paedophile, bought a 19 inch knife to try to kill her. a man has been group of mps forcing mrs may to try found with knife injuries in the and prevent a no—deal brexit in ten area of north london were four people were stabbed at the weekend. days' time. and president macron in talks with the irish promise to —— irish prime ministers says it is open to a referendum on new time to catch up with all the sport elections. with olly foster. as things stand, the united kingdom will
leave the european union fulham will be relegated from the on the 12th of april, without a deal. premier league with five games to however, there is still time for spare if they lose at watford the prime minister to come to the tonight, a draw is not good news for european council with proposals. the european union cannot sustainably be them. very bad goal difference. the the hostage to a political crisis clu b them. very bad goal difference. the club came up after winning last in the united kingdom. season‘s championship play—off we'll have the latest on the brexit final, they spent over £100 million crisis, and we'll be on new players. considering the importance of the new parliamentary bill being introduced. but they‘ve lost their last eight the other main stories league games, winning just once since the turn of the year. on bbc news at 5. they‘ve sacked two mangers this season. the former fulham midfielder lee clark believes the club didn‘t spend that money wisely. it is inevitable that we are going plot. murder the to go down, i think. labourmp plot. murder the labour mp rosie cooper. the national as you said, one win since the turn of the year. i think where it has gone action sentence case memberjack is in the recruitment. they have recruited a large number renshaw. of players for substantial amounts i was targeted, not and ultimately those as rosie cooper the person, players have not delivered. but as rosie cooper i think one of the issues for me the member of parliament. i was to be murdered personally was they dismissed too many players to quickly who got them to send a message to the state. two time olympic championjames cracknell on being the oldest ever up from the championship. competitor in the oxford cambridge boat race. more from lee clark in sportsday at 6:30.
he was chatting alongside a former wolves forward, as we compare the two promoted clubs this season, they are at home to manchester united tonight. the high street chemist it is 5pm. our main story is the boots will sponsor the home nations and the republic of ireland‘s continued search for a breakthrough in the political crisis over brexit. women‘s teams in a deal worth £1 cabinet has been meeting for several million over three years. hours chaired by the prime minister england will be joined as they ponder implications of last by scotland for the first time night's votes in the commons when at the world cup, but all five every alternative proposal was nations in the british isles have been given a big boost with the news defeated. they face the prospect of the chemist will be their main a cross—party group of mps putting sponsor. forward their own bill to prevent a scotland, england, northern ireland and wales have been involved in the same deal before, no—deal brexit in ten days' time. if but the republic of ireland are included for the first time. passed into law, the eu withdrawal england‘s record goalscorer, who retired from the international game in 2014, number five bill would require thinks deals like this will increase passed into law, the eu withdrawal numberfive bill would require the prime minister to ask for an the profile of the home extension of article 50, the nations star players. my role models were males mechanism by which the uk leaves the growing up, and i would have loved to have a female role model. eu. the eu chief negotiator michel my role model was sally gunnell, who was in athletics, not football. barnier warned a no—deal brexit was so if these brands can push some of the names, more likely in his view but he said and they can be on billboards or
it could be avoided. in paris the make them household names that these young girls can look up and see, taoiseach has been meeting president i want to be like them. and know that they have a pathway or could even have a career to make macron. it as a women‘s footballer. the eu could be open bolton‘s next two home games to alternatives to mrs may's deal, are in doubt after being issued including new elections, with an order preventing fans a referendum, or a customs union. entering the ground. the championship side said it would be unable to commit to meeting translation: should this plan b, the obligations of its safety new elections, a referendum, certificate until after a scheduled appearance at the high court on wednesday to hear a case a different solution as to the future over an unpaid tax bill. relationship, such the players went on strike yesterday after staff weren‘t paid on time for the second month in a row. as a customs union. it's not for me, here, to say so. former england defence coach mike ford says leicester we are open to it. are not too good to go down. but it's for london to say ford has been brought into the club so and to say it now. as a consultant coach a long extension involving the for the remainder of the season. participation of the united kingdom the former ten—time english champions have had a run of eight defeats in european elections and the european union's institutions is farfrom evident in 11 games dropping and is not for granted. to tenth in the league, five points above the and let me repeat it bottom club newcastle, strongly here today. who the play next week. our priority shall be the good we keep in the moment as a club, functioning of the european we work on what is coming union and the single market. this afternoon in training. that is all we worry about. we look too far back, we get depressed.
we look too far in front, we‘ve got newcastle on friday night, the european union that‘s going to be cannot sustainably be a tough game, you know? the hostage to the political crisis so just keep them in the moment in the united kingdom. and try to unleash the talent as things stand, the united kingdom will leave the european union on the 12th in a simple game plan. of april without a deal. however, there is still time that is all the sport for now, back at 6:30pm, lots more between now and for the prime minister then on the bbc sport website. mick to come to the european council with proposals that are credible schumacher, son of the great and have a clear pathway to success. michael, has appeared in a ferrari, i think we need to be having a test drive, his formula one open to any proposals test debut today, more details on that she may bring forward to us. that, i will see you at 6:30pm. obviously i'd like to speak about what we can do to assist olly foster, many thanks. the prime minister to secure let‘s return now to our ratification of the withdrawal agreement, including main story this evening the protocol in ireland and the backstop, recognising that the withdrawal agreement cannot be and an extended cabinet meeting — reopened. which began at 9:30 this morning — but if the united kingdom is continuing at downing street — changes its red lines, we could make as theresa may and her ministers changes to the future declaration on the future relationship. try to find a way to break also we need to consider the brexit deadlock. how we may respond the eu‘s chief negotiator, to any request for a long extension, michel barnier, has warned that a no—deal brexit is becoming more likely, after mps again failed taking into account that that will
to agree an alternative to theresa may‘s withdrawal involve the uk participating agreement last night. in the european elections. we want to avoid a rolling extension. so any extension must have a clear purpose and a clear plan. that was the result of the series of votes last night. with me is bronwen ina in a moment we'll talk to ben maddox of the institute for wright, who is in downing street keeping a night on the cabinet government, once again we meet to goings—on. first to brussels and try to make sense of what is going on. they met for how long today, the damian grammaticas. that was cabinet? we understand they met at interesting, the summit in paris. open to any proposals, wanting to nine, the cars were being called at assist the prime minister. what does 4:45pm, so nearly eight hours of that translate into? into please talks, almost three times the normal bring us a plan, if you want to length of such a meeting. was that avoid a no deal at the end of next split into the political cabinet and week, or pass the plan that's on the in formal cabinet? we believe it was, but what is becoming clear is table. that's the eu's preference. if not i think a strong signal there that it was, but what is becoming clear is thatitis was, but what is becoming clear is that it is not working like a that the eu is open, as those conventional cabinet anymore, we have heard reports of ministers going in to make their position, not leaders were saying, to the uk really trying to reach a collective bringing something but mr macron qualified it. he said it has to be a decision in the old way, and as we know, coming out and creeping people plan that has the backing of a majority in the uk. that is really and so on. what is interesting
today, if the prime minister said something after this, what she says important for the french. mr macron also had a sort of warning with about bringing her deal to parliament for a fourth time, what that, saying if the uk cannot she says about asking europe for an present a credible plan, three years extension, we have had some words after the referendum, then he said from europe today, as you were de facto the uk would have chosen no referring to, and we are really looking in those two spaces as to deal and he said we could not what is going to happen. so let's prevent failure on their side. both talk about the possibility of an that slightly tougher message but extension housed, because there was also the one that the eu stands an intriguing line from the french ready to try to find a solution but president and the taoiseach earlier, all of the decisions now have to saying it would need to have come initially from the uk side. conditions attached, what are they talking about? well, as things stand all of the decisions now have to come initially from the uk sidelj suppose, i mean there must be a view about where the ideal kind of area on paper, we are due to leave for compromise is. we've talked without a deal on april the 12th, and what they are talking about for about this before, not in terms of and what they are talking about for an extension is, first of all, if it reopening the withdrawal agreement isa an extension is, first of all, if it is a long extension, we have to take about what's in the political declaration. from your point of pa rt is a long extension, we have to take part in the european parliament view, what would be the easiest road elections, and that is because otherwise all kinds of decisions of to some sort of compromise as far as the eu become invalid, they are open the eu is concerned? the easiest to legal challenge, so they really ca re to legal challenge, so they really care about that. they will then want road is the withdrawal agreement, as some kind of plan, you know, how to
it stands on the table. the next easiest, if that can't get through go forward. could that be a general election, a second referendum, the commons still, is for the eu something as slight as a conservative leadership contest? side, i think they would say it is this customs union —type approach. theresa may saying, look, i have a that's already indicated in the way to break the deadlock, this is withdrawal agreement. it is an easy what it looks like, could it be more time to discuss whatever parliament enough one, i would think, for them coalesces around if it manages to? ami to write into the political document coalesces around if it manages to? am i such as a customs union? yes, about future ties and to promise to all of that, but they are aware of work towards. what it does is open how difficult things are in british quite a lot of questions and is politics, but they really don‘t want politically difficult on the uk a no—deal, even though hearts are side. what i think is very, very hardening on this, they are very aware of people referring to the difficult for the eu is if theresa may came forward asking for an taoiseach, the problems it would extension, saying she was prepared present for ireland in how you seal to meet the minimum condition, to ta ke the border, because ireland would to meet the minimum condition, to take part in european elections, but have to do that. you mentioned the without much of a plan beyond that. possibility that mrs may i try to bring back a form of her deal. the eu would struggle with that possibility that mrs may i try to bring back a form of her deallj because some would be inclined to think that is very likely, if she avoid no deal, to help, but others possibly can, and this time her leverages really to say to brexiteer like mr macron saying you need a plan if you want us to a degree ——
mps, look, it is my deal or a long extension. and i don‘t want that, to agree to an extension. our because they fear that it might mean that brexit never happens. on the correspondence ben wright is in other hand, they have got the scent downing street. no sign of the meeting ending? no, the marathon of victory, as they see it, in their noses, if you like, that maybe they cabinet meeting continues. they canjust conspire assembled at 9:30am. here we are noses, if you like, that maybe they can just conspire to frustrate the more than seven hours later and they process and we end up with no—deal. are still talking. they have an by process and we end up with no—deal. by preventing anything else happening, i wouldn‘t call it enormous amount to discuss. this feels like a crunch cabinet with accident. i am just thinking that, seismic choices in front of them. as just in terms of looking at the damien was explaining, the 12th of numbers, lots of these are mps who april is the deadline now. it is have simply said all along that the clear that the uk would like an steel is not acceptable in any kind extension that may involve european of level, so i am just wondering elections. if that is granted the what would give the prime minister prime minister must go to eu leaders with a plan for how she plans to help, even by presenting them with such a stark choice, what would give sort out the mess. so far the her hope they would back down on response of downing street has been that? you have got brexiteer mps that the prime minister's deal must who, as a point of principle, have be passed, which can enable an said they can never support this orderly brexit. but there is little deal. i am not sure hope would come chance of that happening, even if to herfrom they have another go in the commons. deal. i am not sure hope would come to her from that quarter, but there
we re to her from that quarter, but there therefore she and the cabinet must were more abstentions last time, so confront difficult choices about she is looking to that, to some of what they are going to do. are they the labour people who might come going to try and soften the over. but you know, this is very withdrawal deal to find cross—party difficult territory, except that the one thing that parliament has been support? is she going to plan a clear about is that a majority does referendum to sort it out? downing street say absolutely not. might she not want no—deal. clear about is that a majority does not want no-deal. on the issue of roll the dice with an election to the indicative roads, we had a series of them last night with no try and shake up the numbers in the conclusion, but one on the customs commons? all the while the cabinet union was almost there. talk to us a is divided. some ministers say no little bit about that process, in the context of the bill that is deal has to be avoided at all costs and others, on the brexit wing of the cabinet, feel that may be an being presented to parliament, meant to instruct the prime minister to option worth going for. we're going seek an extension of article 50. where is the process taking us? to back to you. the former well, you know, it becomes even harder as a stand—off between conservative mp nick boles, who parliament and the executive, as resigned from the tory party because he said it was depressing trying to they call the government, if mps really go ahead and say, look, we are going to bring legislation to find compromise with former party tell you that you have to do this thing, seek an extension, so we will collea g u es find compromise with former party colleagues on brexit, has been talking to laura kuenssberg about have to see where that gets to,
his reasons for leaving the party, yvette cooper is one of those on the and he had some critical things to labour side who are exploring that say about some former colleagues. road, telling the prime minister, you have to go and do this. it still gives her quite a... yes, they can i found myself looking around the commons and seeing the party that oblige you to do that, but it gives was least willing to compromise, the her still a very difficult political problem with the cabinet, which she least willing to follow through on has been meeting with for eight commitments, and i mean real hours. we will see what is said in commitments, and i mean real commitments that were made, was my the next hour or so, thank you very own party, my own colleagues. and i much, bronwen maddox, director of the institute for government, thank guess that was when it snapped and i you for coming in today. now, let‘s just thought, you know, i can't talk about education for a second. parents across england could soon be required to put pretend any more. their child‘s name on a new register if they are being educated at home. nick boles, the former conservative ministers say a register would help councils intervene minister and former conservative mp, when standards were poor or if children were at risk. now sitting as an independent. we but some parents believe a list would be an unwanted know that nick boles is angry and intrusion into their lives. frankie mccamley reports. disaffected and disappointed but there was a force behind some of right now, if you don‘t that criticism. it was strong and want to put your child into mainstream school, or pull them out of it, emotional. he has really lived this there is no obligation to register them with your local authority, internal war in the tory party for a
which means it‘s not clear long time. he was deselected as a how many children are not in school in england. tory candidate in his grantham constituency. he came back to the many children leave school — commons saying he wanted to continue for reasons including a lack of support for special needs, to ta ke commons saying he wanted to continue to take the conservative whip and religious beliefs, was welcomed back by cabinet or purely out of choice. it is important to know collea g u es was welcomed back by cabinet where they are, who they are, colleagues but he felt that how the because of course very many of those children have the benefit plan he had been pushing, the common of a fantastic home education by parents who often have given up a lot to do that and put market 2.0 idea had been stymied and their all into the education, and it‘s a great schooling hadn't attracted support from within for those children. but then, of course, his party and number ten as it there are some children who don‘t have that benefit. should have done. certainly the backers of that plan felt there was a tacit webbing operation by the tories against it yesterday even the reality is some are falling through the gaps, though there was meant to be a free receiving poor quality education. vote —— tacit whipping. he was at so the government is proposing a register for all children not the end of his tether. he feels that being educated in schools. the end of his tether. he feels that the erg are a party within the party the aim is to identify those at risk of harm, and causing the tories real harm. it help spot young people isa and causing the tories real harm. it is a view one hears a lot from attending unregistered schools, and those not receiving conservative mps including those an education at all. like nick boles who, while under the plans, remainers, they have concerns about it will be parents‘ responsibility to register their child, but some question whether those
who don‘t have a good relationship brexiters brexit, but they are with the authorities will come forward. voting for the prime minister's deal and they are angry with some of the rhian joy educates her two tory brexiteers who continue to sons with special needs oppose it and wrote it down. it felt and thinks the plans are a backwards step. that the commons indicative vote process had run out of steam. indeed why should i have to sign a register it will continue. the fact that nick and have someone come into my home boles is pushing common market 2.0 is likely to get another airing in and question the education the commons next monday. as well as that i‘m providing for my child? the commons next monday. as well as the attempt by yvette cooper and will they have any knowledge on special needs? knowledge of his background, oliver letwin to force changes to of what he‘s gone through? the fact that he has no trust the process it seems that an for people at all any more? amendment is going to be paved that the government is also will pave the way for further looking at ways to help home—educated children, including money towards exams, indicative votes including nick as it tries to find a balance boles‘s idea, next monday in the between supporting families and protecting vulnerable children. commons. this attempt to get a bill through the commons in very quick time, in order to come as you say, instruct the prior minister to extend article 50. how much concern is that causing in downing street? it will cause a lot and it will be the time is 5:44pm, and add very
framing the discussions they are long cabinet meeting came to an end having here as they try and game and about half an hour ago, let‘s find work out the next few days. this is out what is going on with ben a pretty extraordinary wright, our political correspondent, constitutional step that the commons any sign of people coming out yet? plans to take, using the time they have secured to push through a bill, no, not yet, downing street is rammed with black ministerial cars very short, one clause, high—speed, and drivers waiting for their through both houses of parliament, occu pa nts to and drivers waiting for their occupants to come out of number ten, getting the power to instruct the but they are still in there, and prime minister to ask the european people are texting cabinet ministers, those who have been and union for an extension. we can't are getting no response, indicating demand one. it is the eu's they have still not been reunited prerogative whether they grant it. with their phones yet, cabinet it's an attempt by mps to try and at ministers, so we are waiting to say, least close down the option of a no—deal brexit at the end of next speculating, nothing coming out of number ten yet, but an extraordinarily long cabinet week. we'll see tomorrow. thanks for meeting. they went in at 9:30am this morning. what do we think in terms of the next couple of hours, ben? do now. if there is movement we will be we think we will get a formal back to you. statement from number ten or that it will be down to ministers talking to i'm joined by the vice president of people like you and other colleagues? well, yes, it will the european parliament. . thanks either be that all the sort of for joining the european parliament. . thanks forjoining us. i'm wondering what informal briefing from cabinet
you make of the words of the ministers and their aides piecing taoiseach today when he says that together a picture of what happened, any request for a brexit extension or number ten deciding this has been a big day and they do something more would have to have a purpose and he said it would have conditions direct, on the record, something attached? what conditions are we explanatory about what happens next. talking about? i've come out from a everybody, the country, parliament are waiting for answers, and the meeting of the constitutional prime minister has massive decisions affairs committee and we talked to make about how the next week, about brexit and there was a potentially the next months play presentation from two members of the out, because we know the deadline is house of lords about the april the 12th, that is when the eu relationship between the uk and the have said the prime minister must come back with a plan if she wants eu after brexit. to reference the to request a longer extension to the comments from the taoiseach, it is article 50 process. if not, we are clear and extension would need a plan and what we are trying to do is looking at i know to brexit at the give space and time but we are end of next week, and the time for conscious that the time should be thinking is over, the prime minister, who by many accounts does used purposefully. the committee i've just not really like making decisions, used purposefully. the committee i'vejust come from, used purposefully. the committee i've just come from, there was great she takes opinions on board, this is support in fact, more than i would have appreciated, from colleagues what the cabinet is in she now has to decide what to do, how to break saying that if extra time is needed we should be flexible but also this political impasse that is saying that we would hope to see com pletely this political impasse that is from the prime minister and house of completely strangulate in westminster now. we will be back commons a way forward. i think with you if somebody emerges, thank
that's where we are. we are waiting you very much, ben wright. staying at watching and that's why listening with the brexit crisis, this morning the chief executive of siemens uk to your programme is important so we told bbc radio 4‘s today programme can gauge what is happening in the that the brexit negotiations have uk. we've done our work, we've put the company at a point of crisis negotiated a deal with the prime when it comes to investing in the uk. we warned it has taken 45 years minister on the future relationship also and that can be amended if the to make britain a trusted, reliable prior minister has a proposal. there trading partner, adding that britain is flexibility. there is concern is at risk of trashing its fabulous relationship with europe and urging because the only thing that is politicians to find a way forward, certain is that we don't have a ratified withdrawal agreement and very strong words from jurgen meyer. april the 12th is looming. we hope it won't go to a no deal but i think with me is the director and head of macroeconomics at the centre for in parliament many people are economic and business research, an speculating about how that may be independent economic think tank. avoided or what happens if there is thanks for coming in, nice to see avoided or what happens if there is ano avoided or what happens if there is a no deal. on the second of those, you, are you surprised by the siemens statement?” what happens if, what conclusions you, are you surprised by the siemens statement? i can't say i am have people come to?|j surprised, it very much echoes what happens if, what conclusions have people come to? i made a concerns that other businesses, presentation after hearing from the representatives of the house of lords, and their report is worth trade bodies, business membership reading about the future relationship. i think there's a view that a no deal is for ever a state organisations have been saying for months, that they are very worried
of play for those who argue for it about the path that the brexit negotiations have taken, about the but it isn't. it is not a future. it lack of certainty, about how dragged is happening perhaps by accident but out that uncertainty has become. immediately afterwards i believe the people talking about the possibility uk would need to come to the eu and of some kind of customs union, just narrowly defeated as an option in ask to negotiate. the issue that will be on the table, three issues the house of commons last night. with that kind of option meet a lot in their withdrawal agreement, of those concerns, or its actual money, citizens‘ rights and the closeness to a bigger closeness to irish question but also the future the single market actually required relationship. in a sense, the idea by business? certainly, some businesses have called for a very that no deal solve the problem, in close relationship with europe, my view it creates problems for the almost mimicking the current uk, and also for the european union arrangements with the uk being in the eu. other businesses have not and that‘s why neither side want it. in the next few days there may be a gone as far and have just called for increased clarity. i think where we sharpening focus on how to avoid the are now, the greatest chances are that we are still going to see some worst—case scenario, which is bad for citizens. sometimes politics is version of the prime minister‘s deal ina bubble for citizens. sometimes politics is in a bubble but i listen to the with probably some add—ons and people i represent in the donegal amendments and certainly all of the fishing industry, people on the votes have only been indicative, but border with northern ireland, which they serve as guidance in terms of is impossible, the farmers, these
what direction those amendments people are anxious and they want might go. when we look at the certainty, and we want certainty in the european parliament for our prospects for no—deal, if we leave citizens. and i hope and i really do without a deal on the 12th of april, hope that we can get that certainty next week, what would you say to evenif viewers about the measures that you hope that we can get that certainty even if at the moment it looks more have of what the economic impact chaotic than certain. good to talk would be on the uk?|j to you. have of what the economic impact would be on the uk? i think it would be quite a severe downside risk if the uk was going to leave with no let‘s talk about how deal. we have seen a lot of the brexit timeline is looking with our correspondent chris morris. companies put contingency plans in place, and i have not yet enacted where do we stand? you need to take those plans, but certainly most of them entailed relocating staff out a deep breath occasionally! i guess of the uk, turning around investment this week the focus is still in decisions towards other markets and so on. it is perhaps a bit parliament. two reasons, we have a couple of things going on. votes on comforting to say the chances of brexit options are going to be happening. we know there will be a leaving with no deal are very slim, i would put them out maybe 10—15%. bill tomorrow to prevent no deal, requiring the prime minister to know more? i wouldn't say they are request a delay to article 50. there higher than that, no, may be further indicative votes know more? i wouldn't say they are higherthan that, no, it know more? i wouldn't say they are higher than that, no, it seems to be tomorrow, thursday, next monday. one of the rare points where there is consensus, it seems that neither could there be another meaningful vote of some kind on the prime
minister‘s deal? there is the hurdle businesses nor the majority of mps one day no—deal, and on the european of getting the speaker‘s permission side, they said they are preparing to put back to the vote something for no deal, but in their view it is similarto to put back to the vote something similar to what has been voted on an undesirable outcome. so it seems before. the reason this has to like there is at least some happen over the next few days means consensus around that. that next week there are some key dates. on the 10th of april, the when we talk about confidence around emergency summit in brussels, where investment decisions, siemens the eu want to hearfrom referenced that, as have other businesses, when we look at those emergency summit in brussels, where the eu want to hear from the emergency summit in brussels, where the eu want to hearfrom the uk pretty firmly what its ideas are for prospects in terms of let‘s say an a way forward. not just, extension to article 50, even if it pretty firmly what its ideas are for a way forward. notjust, we need a bit more time, but some proper is many months, , extension to article 50, even if it is many months,, that could involve ideas. because april the 12th is the us taking part in the european new march the 29th. if there is no elections, but in terms of business deal then the default position under investment decisions, with that law is that that is when brexit extension to article 50 be seen as happens and we leave under no deal which is what so many people are something that is encouraging, or would that provide a climate in trying to avoid. looking at the which investment decisions could be made with more confidence or not?|j spectrum of options, and it is a think we might see a small rebound very wide spectrum, what are the in that if there is a longer most likely? i suppose you have the extension, may be a year or two, but two nuclear options, and some would i think that we certainly wouldn‘t
see it. no deal, or no brexit. mo expect to see a complete bounce back, because in some senses it deal is not the most likely option would not be putting the issue to even though it is the default under bed at all, because there would law. there are enough people on both sides who will go a long way to still be a brexit coming, even the avoid it. but it is a possibility possibilities of having no brexit wouldn‘t put the matter to rest, and we know many conservative mps wa nt and we know many conservative mps given that clearly the population of want it. the biggest nuclear option the uk is very divided on the matter is to revoked article 50 and not have brexit. clearly there is no and actions need to be taken. good to talk to, thank you for coming in. majority in parliament for that. the government says it is determined not to do that. so we come to the issue ofa to do that. so we come to the issue of a longer extension. a longer it is now 5:50pm, let‘s move the extension would be something that would go on for some time. there news. a simple blood test which speeds up diagnosis would go on for some time. there would be one particular issue which of pre—eclampsia during pregnancy has to be resolved and that is the is to be rolled out across the nhs in england. women who develop pre—eclampsia european elections. we know they have dangerously high blood pressure which can be fatal ta ke european elections. we know they take place in the last week of may, if left untreated. our health correspondent 23rd until the 26 and the eu has dominic hughes reports. made it clear that the uk has to for decades, doctors have relied on blood—pressure readings ta ke made it clear that the uk has to take part in those elections if it and a protein test to diagnose isa take part in those elections if it is a member state. how long could a pre—eclampsia in pregnant women. but these are relatively imprecise methods, longer extension be? my and there is a concern understanding is that the eu has that too many cases get missed. been talking about 9—12 months,
which sounds like a long time. what now researchers have developed a simple blood test that is faster and more reliable. can we do? hold a general election i look after women who have lost a baby from pre—eclampsia, to find a parliament that has a and it‘s heartbreaking for them, and it‘s tough for all of us clear majority for something. there in the health service. may be another referendum. you could we know what a difference it would make if we could reach that diagnosis earlier, and if we could really see push a deal through. the fear from which women need that extra care, the eu side, that‘s what we heard so that we can help the women president macron saying there is no and hopefully help guarantee with a longer extension, is that we get nine months further their babies, too. down and we‘ll still be arguing. . thanks forjoining us. pre—eclampsia is a condition that can develop in the second half of a pregnancy, from about 20 weeks. a neo—nazi will be sentenced in may it‘s suspected in almost one in ten pregnancies, for his plan to kill a labour mp. affecting around 80,000 women in the uk each year. a series of trials linked many cases are mild but if left untreated, to his plans came to an end today, it can cause serious complications which means we can now report fully on the background behind the plan, for both mother and baby. byjack renshaw, a former member of national action, to kill rosie cooper using a sword. lauren ardron has first—hand experience of how devastating pre—eclampsia can be. the plan was uncovered by someone who spoke exclusively to our home now a mum of three, she‘s experienced pre—eclampsia affairs correspondent in all of her pregnancies, but lost her first baby at 26 weeks. daniel sandford. she knows the value of in february 2016, the neo—nazi group getting an early diagnosis.
it‘s very important. national action was at its height, extremely important to families, staging a provocative especially if you‘ve gone through what we‘ve been through, protest in liverpool. if you‘ve lost a baby or you‘ve had a previous pregnancy ten months later it was banned as an extreme that was really difficult through pre—eclampsia, right—wing terrorist group. at least you know you can go on to get an early diagnosis if it happens again, but then its leader, chris lithgow, so you get the best possible care. decided to take the group underground and prepare for a violent race war. nhs bosses in scotland and wales say they will look closely at the research, his ultimate plan was there while nhs england has already announced the test will be made more was going to be a number of islamist widely available across the health service, or other groups‘ bombings, meaning the risk of pre—eclampsia can bejudged much more accurately, and then we‘d respond with our own. and making sure treatment starts quickly. dominic hughes, bbc news. and he believed that that would generate random acts of terrorism of lone wolf—type people. robbie mullen initially joined national action since 1829, the boat race has been because of its uncompromising a firm fixture on the sporting neo—nazi views and its calendar, and the rivalry is heating young membership. up, as rowing crews from oxford but he turned against them, and cambridge universities prepare ultimately foiling a plan to kill an mp. to take to the water this weekend. well, this year the cambridge boat he can only speak about it now the case is over and told me has a very familiar face — it was the group‘s shift the two—time olympic champion towards extreme violence that led him to act. james cracknell will be taking part,
what was it about the way and at 46, he‘ll be the race‘s oldest ever rower. tim muffett has been that national action to see him train. were going, after the ban, that made you decide the first oxford and cambridge you needed to take action? i didn‘t want to be involved boat race took place in 1829. in killing anyone, or a group it‘s a truly historical of people that i was involved sporting event, with killing people. and another piece of sporting i just didn‘t want anyone history will be made on sunday to get killed or hurt. because the oldest competitor robbie mullen started to take part will be doing so, and he‘s with me now. secretly passing information james cracknell, 46 years old, ten years older than the previous oldest rower. to the anti—racism group how does it feel? hope not hate, and injuly 2017 well, it‘s strange. was present at a national action i don‘t actually feel... i feel obviously a lot older than meeting in a warrington pub when one i was when i raced at the olympics, of those present, jack renshaw, but society changes — 46 isn‘t told the group he‘d bought a large actually as old as it used to be. sword and was planning and i think part of what i‘ve always to murder his mp, rosie cooper. believed in is being fit and healthy is something i think so he said he‘d bought this machete, we should all be, ready to kill rosie cooper, rather than ijust did it and then he‘d take because i had to in order hostages in a nearby pub. to get a sports life, kept fit. and he‘d demand that the detective but not this fit, as i found out, investigating him come to him in exchange for the hostages. but enough to be able then he‘d kill her, and then he‘d be to get back into it. killed by the police. you‘re studying a degree at cambridge university,
was there anyone there which enables you to take part. what has it been like to go back who tried to stop him? to that student world no. and combine that with training as well? that was the ultimate aim to be honest, of the group, really. back into studying has been harder, the politicians are who they class because when i first went to university, there was no internet. as the traitors, so by him going out it‘s actually quite easy to drift, because if you don‘t check and killing what they see your e—mails that often, as a traitor, that would be only good for the group. you don‘t realise what the mp who was at risk is now you‘re missing and suddenly, calling for politicians "oh, i appear to have missed loads." to be better protected. it‘s been organising the studying, especially at the start of term, i was targeted not as rosie cooper if you don‘t get on top of it then the person, but as rosie cooper and then when the end of term the member of parliament. when there is more and more rowing, i was to be murdered to send especially in this term, a message to the state. you find there aren‘t it‘s our democratic values, enough hours in the day. our way of life and our freedoms which are being attacked by the likes of renshaw you underwent a serious head injury in 2010, didn‘t you? and extremist groups that has had a long—term like national action. impact on you. you‘ve been the first when the time comes, to acknowledge. how important has this goal been to they'll be in the chambers. focus upon and in helping you train? it can now be reported that i think the reality is with anyone jack renshaw, who‘s been convicted that‘s suffered an injury of any kind is that there‘s a of planning to kill her, perception about what impact it has. is also serving a prison sentence for grooming adolescent whether it be a footballer, an acl — boys online for sex. is he going to be the same?
daniel sandford, bbc for me, i think some of the presumptions people make, news, at the old bailey. if you can, study the course that now, what does all this air you‘re really inspired to study pollution do to our bodies? at one of the best universities well, with growing scientific evidence that toxins in the air in the world are more damaging to our health and compete in a tough event than previously thought, as well. a lot of those questions cities around the world are making radical efforts will disappear, but also it to restrict polluting vehicles. will hopefully act as a motivation for people who want to make a change and not be judged by others or have from next monday, london is introducing an ultra—low emission ceilings set by other people to say, zone for the dirtiest vehicles. it will cover the current "actually, i believe i can do this." congestion charge zone "i‘ll show you i can do it and will run 2a hours and don‘t bother questioning me." james, very best of luck. a day, seven days a week. thank you. thanks forjoining us. the most polluting cars, motorcycles and vans will be charged £12.50 a day, and best of luck to oxford as well. on top of the congestion charge, which is £11.50. the current standings — larger vehicles will pay £100. 83 wins to cambridge, 80 to oxford over the years. our science editor last year, cambridge won, so i‘m sure oxford will be doing david shukman reports. everything they can to change that. outside a school, we use a heat it all takes place on sunday afternoon right here on the river thames, camera to reveal air pollution. scientists are discovering that it‘s far more dangerous and it will be live on bbc one. than previously thought. the exhaust stands out in this time for a look at the video, because it‘s hotter than the surroundings. weather with tomasz.
it flows right beside the children. they‘re closer to the ground it is going to be very wintry across than adults, so their health is more at risk. northern parts of the uk, particularly across the hills, cold northerly winds, a good covering this is the equipment that you‘ll be across the very tops of the hills, using to monitor air pollution, and how clean or dirty the air that five, maybe even ten centimetres is you‘re breathing over that week is. way up there, not unusual at this to find out more, researchers hand out pollution monitors. these backpacks are fitted time of year, a cold stream of air with devices to measure all the way from the arctic has the quality of the air. pushed away all the milder that we so it sucks in air and stores all the data here. have had, and this is what is going the children themselves are well aware of what pollution to stay with us for the next couple can mean for them. of days, today, tomorrow, from today air pollution can go through your lungs and make you feel sick and you can, to thursday things should start to like, maybe go to the hospital. become a little less cold. 5 degrees you can't tell it, because it's invisible, but air pollution basically is dirty air so it in aberdeen, 7—8 in the south, hit could cause asthma and it could, and miss showers throughout the like, make you really ill. country, then across northern scotland, screaming wins, gale force and this boy, alfie, winds, wintry across grampian, the tells me how he suffers, when the air is bad. it hurts, like, here and here. southern uplands, parts of the pennines as well, most towns and so i had to stay up one night
because my chest was really bad cities rain and a little bit of wet because of all the polluted air, snow makes again, temperatures and i couldn‘t go to sleep. my mum had to stay awake, because she was looking after me. around freezing tomorrow morning. the low pressure is with us through over the years, we‘ve learned more and more about what air thursday, not moving anywhere, often pollution can do to us. low pressure, like high—pressure, but we can‘t see the stuff, so let‘s imagine the tiny particles get stuck across the uk. it will be and gases that are drifting around. feeling pretty raw in the north of the country, not a pretty picture and, as we breathe them in, tomorrow without rain coming and we‘re coming to understand going, 7 degrees on the thermometer. very strong gust of wind in the the range of effects they could have inside us. forecast for tomorrow, in excess of the first impact is in our airways and lungs, risking inflammation and asthma attacks and diseases 60 mph in some places, at least like lung cancer. across the north—west of scotland, and then down inside the lungs, the northern isles too. so with the smallest particles can actually that, it will feel a lot colder, cross into the bloodstream and cause barely above freezing in some of the more harm — blocking arteries, bigger cities. low pressure with us increasing the danger of heart disease and of stroke. and pollution may wednesday night into thursday as well, you can see it is packed also reach the brain. links to dementia are being researched, but the biggest towards the south—west of our neighbourhood, and i weatherfronts, concern is for children. showers spiralling into the centre we now know it affects notjust
the respiratory system, of that low, changeable fixture on but the cardiovascular system, thursday from sunny spells to dark your heart, your brain, all the different parts clouds on the horizon, bringing a of your body, how it develops. shower, may be hail, thunder and so our understanding of the health lightning, back to sunshine again, impact has increased and, really, feeling pretty chilly, april we‘re learning that we need to deal with this much more showers, we sometimes call it. that urgently than we thought. is thursday, by friday things a hot exhaust pipe spews out pollution. next week london will launch turning that little bit warmer, i a major effort to clean up, say loosely warmer, not going to by charging the dirtiest vehicles warm up properly, but at least we to come into the centre. won‘t have the cold wind to the scientists say that‘s node, and more sunshine on the way, desperately needed. david shukman, bbc news. the son getting stronger and stronger, so when you get light winds and blue skies, feeling very pleasa nt winds and blue skies, feeling very pleasant indeed. tomasz schafernaker there. bbc news at six is coming up on bbc one, but the victim was reportedly walking we are staying with our coverage of with a companion in edmonton at around 5am this morning the brexit crisis, because we are when he was stabbed. it happened yards from expecting a statement from the prime the spot where an earlier minister in downing street at any victim was attacked. two people remain in a critical moment, so we will stay here to condition after four cover that for you. the prime stabbings this weekend. minister talking after eight hours police haven‘t yet formally linked this morning‘s incident and the earlier attacks. of talks by cabinet ministers today. commander helen millichap we haven‘t seen a single minister
gave this update. emerged from downing street after the actions of the suspect, those meetings, and we will expect to hear from the those meetings, and we will expect the fact that the incidents are in a to hearfrom the prime minister in a similar area and the descriptions relatively short... welcome anytime given mean that we are potentially after six, we will stay with geeta only looking for one individual perpetrator. guru—murthy where the coverage however, until these continues, bye for now. investigations have developed further and we are in a position to speak with certainty about this, have a duty to ask the public to remain vigilant and to please continue to report anything suspicious to us. as you will also have heard, we have made an arrest this morning within a few hours of the most recent attack. we are expecting a statement from this is a live investigation, the british prime minister theresa and it is too may after her cabinet met for more soon to make any further comment than nine hours to decide what to do about the significance of this about brexit. they are deeply split arrest, which is why we are continuing to advise the public to remain alert. but so are mps who on monday themselves failed to negotiate an alternative plan. a cross—party group are drawing up a draft law the metropolitan police, speaking that would commit to asking the after those latest attacks. we‘ll
european union for more time. as have the sports news in a moment and things stand, britain will leave the an update on the talks in downing eu injust ten days, if nothing street. i‘m told that the cabinet happens. that is a scenario that the meeting has just ended after several eu chief negotiator for brexit is hours. in the meantime, the weather. looking more and more likely. and if there is a touch of winter out there. we have some snow, some white nothing changes, of course if there snow in the forecast. mainly across is no breakthrough coming out of number ten, the northern parts of the uk and into is no breakthrough coming out of numberten, the uk tomorrow —— wet snow. we‘ve already had the rain today, some hail showers as well. this is overnight. the cold northerly wind dragging some wintry weather into parts of scotland, the north of england. this is where we may see some snow over the hills. in the south a chance of showers. cold, temperatures barely above freezing overnight. unpleasant tomorrow. gale force wind in the