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this is bbc news this is bbc news. the headlines at 7pm. with mishal hussain. the government insists that theresa may had to reach out to labour in order to move forward with brexit. but it has angered some conservatives. this is bbc news, i'm shaun ley. working withjeremy corbyn is not something i want to do at all. the headlines at 6pm: the indian film star it is not something the government insists that theresa shah rukh khan — the prime minister wants to do. one of bollywood's leading men — but far worse than that, would be has been given an honorary to fail to deliver on brexit. may had to reach out to labour in degree here in the uk no confidence in carbon. for his philathropic work. in an exclusive interview order to move forward in brexit. but with the bbc — he's said gender inequality in the workplace in india it is angered some conservatives. labour defends its handling of is narrowing — and that he's seen complaints about anti—semitism after working withjeremy corbyn is not a positive change in roles reports that the party failed something i want to do at all. and salaries in the indian film it is not something industry since the "me to take disciplinary action in the prime minister wants to do. too" movement. bbc asian network's fighting in libya between rebel but far worse than that, would be to fail to deliver on brexit. shabnam mahmood reports. forces under the army... survivor of labour defends its handling of complaints about anti—semitism after reports that the party failed to known as the king of bollywood, ta ke reports that the party failed to take disciplinary action in shah rukh khan is one of indian hundreds of cases. commemorations cinema's biggest stars and one of the highest—paid have been taking place in rwanda to actors in the world. more used to receiving film awards, mark 25 years since the genocide he's now being given the novichok poisoning set to an honorary doctorate russian ambassador, but he says he for his work in philanthropy. got no answers. there were about one tenth of the thank you very much. population of the country was killed. kensington palace reveals that he it is so little. but i could have has a secret, he has just finished a donein it is so little. but i could have done ina it is so little. but i could have done in a lifetime. three week stint working with the genuinely, i want to live to be 100 uk's intelligence agencies. years so that i can...
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now i'm 50. ..i can dedicate the next 50 years doing something worthwhile. and, you know, when i meet cambridge beat oxford in both the people around the world, main‘s and women's races. they also i meet some youngsters, have the oldest competitor in the some old people, they will turn around and they say, "you know what, varsity race history. injames yourfilms make us happy." and that is very encouraging but i want to make people cracknell. i have missed this, i haven't felt like this for 20 years. happy now, personally. over the years, he's and a lot of other people championed equality for women. around, which is good. we started great and so, have things changed then they just didn't in the industry following the "me, drop, they hang on really well. too" movement, which saw women standing up to sexual harassment globally? the roles of women and the kind of attitude that you have at workplace for women is changing for the positive. good afternoon. theresa may says there's a risk brexit won't happen there can be some discrepancies. unless a deal can be but i think overall, agreed with labour. when i see some of the actresses cross—party talks have been get the kind of roles, taking place to break and even salaries, which i think the stalement on getting an agreement through parliament. should be even more equal than it is right now, labour says further talks i think it's very heartening. are planned, but said there were times when i was working it was disappointing that there had not been any movement on the government's in the 1990s that if a lady got so—called "red lines". here's our political married she didn't usually have the opportunity to come back and act in
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correspondent, nick eardley. a film that there are now women what does theresa may do in the coming days? acting in films who are married. it another brexit deadline approaching, still no breakthrough is seamless. there is a lot of in talks with labour. positive stuff for female actors in the prime minister says that continuing to delay our the film industry and i have always departure could mean it believed, at least, through most of doesn't happen at all. my career that the ladies who work in a statement she said, it would mean letting the brexit that british people voted for slip through our fingers. with me, my sister, and my mother, the leader of the commons admits talks with the opposition are happening through gritted teeth. but she says now is there is a zest for equality and the time to deliver. making sure that the workplace is to ijust do want to point the best of availability like to out that we are out of time. we should have left men. on the 29th of march. however, there are some things on wednesday, european leaders shah rukh khan feels will be here to decide don't need changing, whether to push brexit like the film censorship day back again. laws in india. the government wants a few more you know, there are going to be weeks, european leaders issues between creative people have suggested an extension could be and what they want to say, much longer with the ability to get but i would say that no film—maker wants to disturb out early if parliament a deal. the sensibilities of the audience. but sometimes, inadvertently, there out early if parliament backs a deal. i would think that the european union would want to have an extension.
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i would think that they would want to may be a tug—of—war of a freedom of avoid no deal. on the other hand, the other expression and how much can be side of it is that they will also want to avoid contained. this will continue for a the uk fighting european elections, which is long time. something that i am also but i don't think any law extremely keen to avoid. or rule is outdated, talks with labour will continue i think of course you'll have in the coming days. so far the party says to keep on refurbishing them, that the government has not and people are changing, accepted its main demand, a customs union, but it the society is changing, isn't giving up hope but culturally, i think of a breakthrough. we are a very strong nation. at the moment we are not seeing any and i think that needs element of compromise from the government and we are hopeful that will change. to be respected always. over the coming days and certainly will consider any proposals they put you say that society is changing, towards us if they can go to the and one thing that is a big platform objective that we are trying to achieve. all the while though, foran and one thing that is a big platform the legal default remains. if no extension is for an defendant cinema is netflix. agreed, we could leave what do you think about it? on friday with no deal. some want the idea of for an defendant cinema is netflix. what do you think about mm for an defendant cinema is netflix. what do you think about it? it is wonderful, growing up i wanted to be invoking article 50, stopping the brexit process a film—maker that that is being part to be left on the table. that will be disappointing of thousands of films made in india. and it will be as a there are lots of boys and girls who don't get the opportunity to make it result of the crisis that the government has caused, into the cinema or theatre but now u nfortu nately. it will be a matter they can watch different kinds of that we consider very carefully at stories on netflix. it's amazing. the time, but we have promised our party members from india's point of view, the fact and our constituents that we will do all we can to avoid our language is no longer a barrier. a no deal situation and it's
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something that we would consider on that platform, all languages are very, very strongly. this place has another big week ahead, can the two main parties come to a compromise? appreciated because of the if not, can mps decide subtitling and it's a very positive in another round of votes? thing. it is. —— it is a very brexit divisions have become entrenched. overcoming them will not be easy. positive thing. tell. we've been to the city of ripon in north yorkshire. the bollywood superstar has made it's mp is the conservative around 80 films over the last three decades. is it time now to take chief whip, julian smith. up more senior roles? my next role will be as sexy as my last one. you may recall that in an interview so, you want me to be a sexy father, sexy hero, he was very critical of cabinet whatever you want me to be. shabnam mahmood, bbc news. ministers for their indiscipline. now it's time for a look at the weather with darren bett. we asked voters what they thought about the prime minister hello there. chilly weather coming up next week. engaging in brexit talks with the labour leader todayit chilly weather coming up next week. jeremy corbyn. today it hasn't been very warm under you know, if they can actually the cloud. belatedly there is some come to some compromise with the deal and actually agree, sunshine developing more widely in then i think that's all to the good. disgusting. england and wales, this band of he's a communist and they should showers and spells of rain pushing just come out of the eu, just walk away without a deal. in across the eastern side of england, heading across the midlands well, it's wrong, isn't it? they're supposed to be opposition, towards wales and up towards aren't they, against each other. and like they say, it doesn't northern ireland later in the night. sound a very good... brea ks i wouldn't want him to get northern ireland later in the night. breaks in the cloud, a little chilly into power, i think we'd here, and more likely to come at
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all be in a worse way long last, break up cloud in than they are now, really. but ijust wish they'd scotla nd long last, break up cloud in scotland but it would turn cold in decide something, it's like playground, isn't it, really. rural areas for a touch of frost. mr well, i think it's like desperation, isn't it? i think they're as confused, and fog forming, slowly lifting the whole lot are as confused as me, tomorrow morning. —— missed and fog. and i think she's desperate. some showers in the midlands and i think it should have happened much earlier wales, and just to the south of in the conversation, you know, the whole brexit debate. northern ireland. either side, i think it does seem like so much of brexit is the 11th hour, sunshine coming through eventually, and it feels like a last resort, a bit cloudy in eastern parts of which kind of highlights maybe the tories‘ self—agenda, scotla nd a bit cloudy in eastern parts of scotland and north—east england. some warmth in the sunshine and the ithink, around brexit. but i think it's a welcome move. potential for temperatures of 16 or i think brexit is not a tory brexit, even 17 degrees. i think it should be a cross—party discussion. i think they should all be working together on something like this, when it comes to such a big decision. and there shouldn't be bickering between each other because if they can't agree with each other, then how are they going to agree with anything? it's dreadful now, absolutely dreadful. it's beyond a joke, i think. sorry, go on. it actually puts you off thinking about, why bother voting? because you're not going to get the outcome, are you, so what's the point? i'm not bothered as long
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as she can do the job. actually, i voted to remain, i think maybe people have changed their mind a little bit who voted as regards leaving, because there'sjust no end of the road here. our chief political correspondent vick young said that discussions between the conservatives and labour are set to continue into next week, with both sides outwardly optimistic about making progress. they are both being very positive about it in public. it's intriguing, really, and very interesting that outside of westminster where things have become so fraught and bad—tempered, i think that some voters think of course the party should be working together to get this sorted in some way. if you hit this impasse, how do you get through it? of course, you get through it by talking to each other. but, it's all very well sitting in a room and chatting but actually coming to some kind of compromise will be so difficult because for both parties it is incredibly toxic. for labour, is the idea
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of facilitating a tory brexit, something that only happened because they thought the tory party wanted to deal with ukip, they don't want to get involved and have their fingerprints all over it. and equally, on the other side, you've got the tories thinking, why on earth are you speaking tojeremy corbyn? he's somebody who they think is a danger to national—security. so it's toxic for both sides, which makes me think how can they possibly come to any kind of conclusion? the only thing that would drive them together is a desire to deliver brexit and somehow get it sorted. now, we've got the wednesday meeting of the european council which will decide on theresa may's request for an extension. failing that, we've got a deadline which says we are out of the european union at 11 o'clock on friday night. i know we have been here before, but it is still not clear how the week will pan out? no, and i think the summit, of course, will be crucial. everyone expects the eu to say yes to some kind of delay to brexit. the big question is, how long will that delay be? will we have to take part in an eu election? something the conservatives are very keen not to have to do.
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i think the big point here is that theresa may is no longer in charge of this process. mps take it upon themselves to change laws and implement laws. it's incredible this is happening and they are managing to do it, that process is still going on and they can do it at any time. they have made it clear that they will do anything to stop a new deal scenario. anything to stop a no deal scenario. you havejeremy corbyn then saying, well, you will have to have a softer brexit. so he could dictate that. then, on wednesday, yet again theresa may will have two, theresa may will have to, i was going to say sit in the room but she is shoved out of the room. where they all sit? yes, and they will decide on what kind of extension to article 50 they will allow, if any. what strings will be attached to that? that will be a problem for her, i think on thursday. if the eu are to say it is one year or two years, that's it, then we have a problem for her, even among those in the cabinet, who will not accept that. at that point she would only have 24—hours? if we can't sign up to that we will be out
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on friday night. yes, and the other intriguing thing is that people are starting to talk about revoking article 50, something that has not been an issue for many mps at all. yes, of course some want to stop brexit altogether but after listening to labour's rebecca long—bailey, saying that we will have to consider that very carefully if, on thursday, no delay has been agreed to and the next day we leave with no deal, labour have said they will do all they can to stop a no deal scenario. so, as ever, nothing is totally clear! i too political corresponded talking to usa i too political corresponded talking to us a little earlier. a man who survived being poisoned by novichok has said he "didn't really get any answers" after meeting russia's ambassador in london. charlie rowley and his partner dawn sturgess were exposed to the same nerve agent used in the attempted murder of a former spy in salisbury last year. russian spy in salisbury last year. ms sturgess later died. simonjones reports. charlie rowley arrived at the embassy with one key question for the
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russian ambassador, did your country kill my partner? a meeting set up by a newspaper ten months after the death of his partner. she died after coming into contact with a perfume bottle filled with novichok. it was the same nerve agent used in the attack in salisbury on a former russian spy. scotland yard said there is sufficient evidence to charge two russians seen on cctv in salisbury, with conspiracy to murder. the ambassador insisted he was a prepared to answer questions from a charlie rowley and his brothers, but claimed again that russia was not behind the attack. he said that if it had been rushing novichok then it russian novichok then it would have killed far more people. translation: became a bequest to know what was happening, theyjust wa nt to know what was happening, theyjust want to know the truth. russian may have seen this meeting as a coup anywhere of words between
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moscow and london, but despite the smiles charlie rowley said that he still thought russia had carried out the attack. later this week, a new law comes to force to deal with what the government's called terrorist safe havens abroad. in future potential extremists travelling to a designated area face up to ten years in jail if convicted. earlier i spoke to our home affairs correspondent — june kelly — who explained what this new legislation means. ministers it would say they have learned the lessons from the conflict in iraq and syria. people who try to come back from this conflict into the uk, this new legislation will not apply to them. what ministers are proposing is that there should be legislation so that you would effectively have a travel ban on an area, it would become a designated area and you would have to have a very good excuse for going there. they would be an announcement that a place has become a designated area and if someone went out there, came back into the uk, could not
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provide a good reason why they had been out there, even if there was no evidence that they had been fighting out there, if they were expected of -- if out there, if they were expected of —— if they were suspected of extremism, they could be prosecuted and faced prison of up to ten years. one area that has been computed in the past as a people have went out for other organisations to war zones, for example as charity workers, so that has been questioned. they are be and eventually up in it? young actor has been enormous concern from charities and human rights organisations. —— he would still be able to go if you are an aid worker, or a journalist oi’ are an aid worker, or a journalist or you had some other reasonable excuse, but that is where it could start getting a bit grey. there are also saying, the home office, that be for a place can become a designated area, there would have to bea designated area, there would have to be a debate in both houses of parliament and both houses of parliament and both houses of parliament would have to approve this measure. three of the uk's for
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children's commissions have asked the european union torture committee around restraint on children in uk's skills. government guidelines say teachers can use ‘reasonable force' to control children, but campaigners say restraint is often being used inappropriately. the government says it has consulted on reducing restraint, and will announce its next steps soon. labour has defended its handling of complaints about anti—semitism after it the sunday times reported that the party had failed to take disciplinary action in hundreds of cases — saying complaints had been beset by delays, inaction and interference from the leader's office. this afternoon, at an annual general meeting, members of the jewish labour movement have overwhelmingly passed a no confidence motion injeremy corbyn over his handling of anti—semitism within the party. speaking this morning, the shadow attorney general shami chakrabarti, urged them not to "personalise the issue and make it about jeremy corbyn".
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we have to tackle it but it will be much easier to tackle it if we don't make it a personal attack onjeremy corbyn, or a conservative attack on labour or an inter—factional attack, it seems to me. we need to take the same approach, by the way, when there are claims about the conservative party, not to go, "oh, the tories have got a problem with islamophobia now". we have got to come together as democratic people in the context of the rise of the far right in europe and in this country. the democratic people who are anti—racist need to come together and tackle it. earlier the national secretary of the jewish labour movement, peter mason, said jeremy corbyn has not done enough to tackle the problem: so, thejewish labour movement a few months ago made the heart—wrenching decision to refer the labour party to the equalities and human rights commission, alleging institutional racism, because quite frankly, what we have
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seen, and what today confirms, is that the structures and mechanisms of the labour party are so incapable of dealing with anti—jewish racism that quite frankly, they need to bring in full independence to get the situation under control and to really shine a light on what we now ultimately, organisations are led by the top, cultures of organisations are set by those that lead them. and over the last three years, one year on from the protests in parliament square by thejewish community, can the labour party and the labour party leadership really say that enough has been done? lets ta ke lets take a look at the headlines. theresa may says she had to reach out to the labour party to try to deliver brexit or risk letting it slip through our fingers. labour has defended its handling of complaints about anti—semitism at a report in the sunday times that the party had failed to take disciplinary action in hundreds of cases. commemorations
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have been taking place in rwanda, marking 25 years since the genocide in that country which killed about a tenth of its population. in the face of the growing crisis in venezuela, rolling blackouts, water shortages, and the threat of political violence, no—one much cares about the fate of a cemetery in caracas. but many of the graves there have been looted and destroyed, devastating an important part of the city's cultural heritage. as will grant reports, for the grieving families, the state of the cemetery reflects what's happening in the entire country. imagine coming to lay flowers at the close relative's grave and finding it like this... orthis... close relative's grave and finding it like this... or this... or this... for thousands of mourning families, it is the harrowing reality at the cemetery in caracas, where the vast majority of graves have been looted by criminal gangs
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who are looking at for gold teeth or jewellery. others are after the bones or skulls themselves, which victory had high praise for use in the voodoo religion. this is the cemetery‘s piece set piece. even the of the late president broken into. translation: yellow should lower their conscience must be saying that is wrong. i am doing this because i don't have money, no, that is no justification. you know that is wrong and that one day you will be punished, either legally or spiritually. guillotines are disturbing and profoundly —— the looting is disturbing and profoundly upsetting
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forfamilies. the disturbing and profoundly upsetting for families. the government has said it has increased patrols and security has so absent that some will try anything to keep the thieves away. the theft has sweet summer thieves away. the theft has sweet summer davis such a point that even —— some families are writing on the graves of this has already been robbed. every chance he gets, this man it comes to keep watch over his white's grave. she died of breast cancer 18 months ago and now come on top of his grief, he fears that she too will soon be disturbed by the litters. an experience like losing her all over again. translation: they should be arrested and made to pay for what they have done. they must respect what they should respect. scattered around are
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symbols of people who were once buried with dignity, only to be uprooted years later by criminals and worshippers of black magic. and today's chaotic and dangerous venezuela, it seems even the dead are not venezuela, it seems even the dead a re not left venezuela, it seems even the dead are not left in peace. an app that enables hand car wash users to report concerns over workers has received nearly 1,000 reports of potential human trafficking in the first five months. the safe car wash app was launched by the church of england's anti—slavery arm, the clewer initiative, and the catholic church last year , and users of the app have flagged up and the catholic church last year, and users of the app have flagged up fearful workers, lack of protective clothing and workers living on site, just some of the signs people might be working in conditions of slavery. our correspodent, alex strangwayes booth explains how it works. so, the idea of the app is to try and map the extent of these car washes around the country and to kind of gauge how bad the levels of exploitation
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are in the car washes. the national crime agency has identified them as a place where exploitation is very likely, so what the church of england and the catholic church have done is to design this app which you download and if you get to a car wash and you have some concerns, you can open it up and it will ask you a series of questions like, did you pay cash in hand? did the workers appear fearful? did they appear to be living on site? were there children working? and if you answer enough of those questions, it will then prompt you to call the modern slavery helpline. the idea is then that the agencies involved can step in and report it to the local police. the other areas seen as problematic are agriculture, construction and also nail bars, i think the national crime agency and the gang masters and labour abuse authority have got their eye on nail bars as well. but i think the reason they saw this as a really effective way to start people thinking about the issue is because these car washes have
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become so prevalent in recent years. there did not used to be as many as there are now. so, i think they're waiting to see how successful this app will be and then maybe looking at using a similar technology to log problems in other areas. the duchess of carmel is attending this evening's olivier awards. in london. the ceremony is taking place at the royal albert hall. camilla is set to present matthew bourne — the choreographer behind an iconic production of swan lake — with a lifetime achievement award. our reporter thomas magill has been on the red carpet speaking to nominees at the star—studded olivier awards, including actress gillian anderson. it is so wonderful to be nominated because if you're not nominated you say, you don't matter, good —— it doesn't matter, doesn't matter... it
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is really wonderful to be nominated. you are up against quite a lot of really good pedigree, that might feel like you're only when a? yes, everybody in that room is a winner. and monica who is in the play with me is also nominated and i am very excited for her. she is very fantastic. the play was absolutely phenomenal in the west end, what was it like to be part of that? we are still right in the middle of it. it has been a fantastic experience. mostly because of the cast. it is such an extraordinary group of people and i just feel very such an extraordinary group of people and ijust feel very honoured everyday to work with them and they have made it fun. it'sjust really fun and the audiences seem be really entertained and we get a really good response and margo channing's incredibly fun to play. what more could you ask for? kensington palace has disclosed that prince william has spent
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the past three weeks working with britain's three security and intelligence agencies. he described his experiences at m15, m16, and gchq as ‘humbling', and said he'd gained an appreciation of the difficult and dangerous work being done on the country's behalf. our royal correspondent nicholas witchell reports. william has carried out his public engagements as normal in the past three weeks, but he's been keeping a secret. by day, he has been spending time inside the closed world of britain's intelligence and security organisations. he had evidently been keen to see their work at first hand and, most unusually, the future king was permitted to spend time with the agencies normally closed to anyone from outside the secret world. he spent his first week at the headquarters of the secret intelligence service, mi6, whose officers work covertly outside the united kingdom. inside their building by the thames in london, he saw how intelligence is analysed. his second week was spent just across the river with the security service, m15, which leads on counterterrorism and counter espionage within the uk.
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according to kensington palace, he worked alongside counterterrorism teams and this included some time out of the office. it's suggested he may have seen some surveillance operations taking place. he then spent a final week with britain's electronic eavesdroppers at gchq in cheltenham. at all three organisations, william said he found people doing what he called the most extraordinary work to keep the country safe. it had been a truly humbling experience, he said. nicholas witchell, bbc news. russia is set to release wheels that have been held. it has been dubbed
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if he will present, there are a series of enclosures holding captive nearly 100 killer and beluga whales. some of them have been here for months stop and momentum from their release appeared to be frozen over, but russia has now called for their release. conservationist, jean michel cousteau has been at the complex. some of the creatures have been injured or media in captivity for too long. safe release has not been guaranteed. many of these males were legally ca ptu red many of these males were legally captured at the facility under the banner of scientific or educational purposes. but the kremlin said that the whales were in fact destined for
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theme parks in china, where one wheel can fetch up to $6 million. despite the obstacles ahead, warmer weather will aid scientists in the perpetuation process. it seems that there just perpetuation process. it seems that therejust might perpetuation process. it seems that there just might be a happy ending to this whale tail. five days from now, another brexit deadline looms, but whether the uk actually leaves the european union on friday, is still up for discussion. the conservatives and labour have failed to come up with a plan, despite days of talks. in london two neighbours — who have opposite views on brexit — have been having their own cross party talks. mark ashdown reports. we are living in an era of rather poor politicians. two men, one balcony and a debate which has played out across london. i decided to get a banner. imean big. covered the whole front. "vote leave. " i thought it was not representative of the area at all and i gave him
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a bottle of french wine. he said to me, i hope you don't mind, i have put up my own banner. my wife and i stayed up all night and made a banner saying, "...if you want to cut workers' rights." i thought it was clever. idid not i did not feel any acrimony about it. i think he was annoyed, but he saw the humour. there is a different political view... three years on, their views have hardened. there is a difference. i do not like other countries taking charge of our laws and the way we live and who comes into the country. it is an english view and a narrow english view that harks back to in some ways a mythological past. sovereignty, really? yes, to sum it up, sovereignty. we are in a different world and we have to go forward on that basis.
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# telling lie after lie after lie... we have let brussels dictate where we are going. that is why you are not getting any one of the stature of, dare i say it, margaret thatcher. i hated her, but hell, i wish she was here now. that is a strange view. yes, it is. a lot of anger. i know friendships have suffered. i have to say some of my friendships have suffered. there is one thing they do agree on. no doubt it is damaging politics. people in london and across england are completely bemused at what is happening. they are trying to stop it by hook or by crook. we have to work together on this. maybe the seismic change in parliament might give us a chance to do it. what do you think about this flag? it has not affected our relationship. it has brought us closer together. we look out for each other
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and we have even got a fire escape between the two balconies in case anything happens. very cordial. we just agree to disagree. this will be on instagram! for years — the giant panda was an endangered species. animal numbers had declined — as their habitats were destroyed. but recently there's been some better news. the number of wild pandas has started to climb. and — in a zoo in germany — two pandas are doing their bit too. tim allman explains. springtime in berlin and an age—old story about a boy and girland, well... you know the rest. # love is in the air, everywhere i look around #. except this boy and this girl are a pair of pandas.
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it seems for one half of this couple the biological clock is ticking. translation: she is beginning to make different vocalisations than she normally does. they usually communicate a bit like goats. and then she started to squeal like a piglet. she is looking for physical contact so she lifts her tail and so on. then we know it is the right time. # love is in the air #. ah, yes, the right time. the female panda is usually fertile every two to three years, and then only for around 72 hours. so the zookeepers have to act quickly. but you know what they say, true love never runs smooth. translation: we just open the slide and they sniff each other a bit. she found his behaviour a bit
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too intrusive and then she gently slapped him and he was shocked and scared. she definitely wears the trousers in this relationship. # love is in the air #. she usually shows her unhappiness by walking backwards. hopefully this isn't a bad omen for any potential future offspring. if all goes well, she should give birth within three to six months and this will be the first panda ever to be born in germany. tim allman, bbc news. the water, they never managed at edinburgh zoo. a man has spent more than a0 years collecting beer cans but has had to call time on his hobby and saying goodbye to his small house. nick west originally had 9,300 cans, but now has to reduce his collection to just 1,500. he started buying them in 1975 after seeing a report on tv about a man who sold beer cans
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to collectors in the us. the oldest one dates from 1936. he admitted stopping would be "very painful". television has a lot to answer for! now it's time for a look at the weather with darren bett. hello there. we've had an easterly breeze again today and that has again brought differences in the weather. it's been much brighter, eventually, across more western parts of england and wales, some sunshine breaking through at last. but we have seen some wet weather coming in across east anglia, the south—east of england, lincolnshire in particular. that rain now has cleared away and we should get some sunshine to end the day across some of the eastern coast. the showery rain is pushing its way across the midlands, into wales, up towards northern ireland later on in the night. some breaks in the cloud for the south—west of england and some breaks in the cloud, eventually, across scotland. and it's been quite chilly here over the past few days, so it won't take much to get a touch of frost. but on the whole, frost—free and some mist and fog forming overnight.
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this is the weather pattern we start the week with. high pressure towards the north of the uk, low pressure to the south—west. gentle easterly flow not really budging that weather front at all. and that provides a focus for this cloudier zone from the south—east of england through the midlands, wales, probably just to the south of northern ireland and producing some showers. either side of that, mist and some fog to clear away slowly in the morning. and then the sunshine comes out in many areas. a bit more warmth, hopefully, with that sunshine, too. temperatures could be 16 or 17 degrees. cooler further north, particularly eastern scotland, north—eastern england where it could be a bit grey around some of those eastern coasts. there is colder weather to come. it's coming all the way from scandinavia, this is colder air. it's really going to drop the temperatures through tuesday and into wednesday as well. we've still got this threat of some showery rain, it's not moving north so much as moving southwards, affecting wales, affecting southern england for most of the day. away from here, we should see some sunshine coming through, sunnier skies for eastern scotland and north—east england, but only 9 degrees here. you'll be lucky to get 11 degrees in birmingham with that rain
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pushing to the south. that's on that weather front there and it continues to get squeezed away by this developing area of high pressure. that's going to come to dominate our weather across the uk from midweek onwards. it means a lot of dry weather, it means it's going to be chilly, mind you. there will still be a few showery bursts of rain across the far side south, those should get pushed away. sunny spells developing quite widely after a bit of a chilly start, it has to be said, early in the morning. and these are the sort of temperatures we are looking at in the afternoon, so they are below average for the time of year, typically nine to 12 celsius.
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the prime minister defends talking to labour, saying compromise is required on brexit. theresa may is facing criticism from her own party, but one leading brexiteer says the talks are necessary: working withjeremy corbyn is not something i want to do at all, it's not something the prime minister wants to do, but far worse than that would be to have to ——than that would be to fail to deliver on brexit. labour says the government's red lines haven't shifted, but it's still optimistic. also on the programme: a survivor of the novichok poisonings meets the russian ambassador but says he didnt get any answers. calls for a truce in libya as its army tries to repel a rebel bid to take over the capital, tripoli. for cambridge's men... victory for cambridge's men. and a closely fought boat race sees cambridge beat oxford,
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helped by a veteran olympian. good evening. theresa may says there's a risk brexit won't happen unless a deal can be agreed with labour. cross—party talks have been taking place to try to break the stalemate on getting the eu withdrawal agreement through parliament. labour says further talks are planned but that there hasn't been any movement on the government's so—called "red lines". here's our chief political correspondent, vicki young. if she had had her way, we would have left the eu nine days ago, but it is not going to plan for theresa may. another brexit deadline is approaching and there is little sign ofa approaching and there is little sign of a breakthrough in talks with labour. the prime minister says continuing to delay our departure could mean it doesn't happen at all.
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it would mean letting the brexit the british people voted for slip through ourfingers. british people voted for slip through our fingers. i british people voted for slip through ourfingers. i will british people voted for slip through our fingers. i will not stand for that, she says. and the leader of the commons agrees. stand for that, she says. and the leader of the commons agreeslj stand for that, she says. and the leader of the commons agrees. i just wa nt to leader of the commons agrees. i just want to point out, we are out of time. we should have left on the 29th of march. andrea leadsom defended the decision to hold talks with the labour leader, saying it was something they were doing through gritted teeth. working with jeremy corbyn is not something i wa nt to jeremy corbyn is not something i want to do, at all, it is not something the prime minister wants to do, but far worse than that would be to fail to deliver on brexit. we we re be to fail to deliver on brexit. we were quite clearly told by the people in 2016 to leave the eu, and every politician who went on the air said, what you decide, we will implement. those talks with labour look likely to continue in the coming days, but the party has complained that the government hasn't accepted its demand for a customs union. we are willing to be flexible, but we have to see the government move they are red lines first. we have outlined our concerns
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and where we would like to get to, but equally, compromise works both ways, and we are not seeing any element of compromise from the government. we are hopeful that will change in the coming days, and we will consider any proposals they put to us, if they come near to the objectives we are trying to achieve. parliament is making its voice heard on brexit, and all sides talk about compromise, but it is still not clear how a deal can be done. the arguments rage in westminster, but what do conservative voters in ripon thinks about cross—party talks?m you worked with him, the chances are we will get somewhere instead of where we are now, just listening to it over and over again.|j where we are now, just listening to it over and over again. i just want the job done. if they can come to some compromise with the deal and actually agree, then i think that is all to the good. they should just come out of the eu, walk away without a deal. another brexit deadline looms, but the path towards
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the exit still has a few more twists and turns. and that deadline comes at the end of this week, the 12th of april. what is going to happen between now and then? anything could happen, but we know the talks will go on. it is pretty toxic for both parties. labour don't want to be seen parties. labour don't want to be seen to be helping the tories in any way with their brexit. it means there wouldn't be another referendum. for the tories, their party members are unhappy and think it is giving credibility tojeremy corbyn, not a man that they like, of course. one thing we know for certain is that on wednesday there will be an emergency eu summit. theresa may has asked for a short delay to brexit, which would mean we would not leave without a deal next friday, but it is up to eu leaders. they might say no altogether, or more likely, they might say we could have a much longer delay. the question is, what do you do with
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that time? ultimately, parliament needs to make a decision at some point, so if the talks break down with labour, theresa may has offered a series of binding votes to try to find out if there is anything mps can agree on. they have voted against a lot of things, but not in favour of anything. we don't know when those votes would be held or what the options would be for mps — an awful lot of uncertainty, and thatis an awful lot of uncertainty, and that is because the government are not the soul part of this, and they are not in control of this on their own. white like the jewish labour movement... the group said it was because of the pa rty‘s handling of anti—semitism allegations. the shadow attorney general, baroness chakra barti, had called on the group not to "personalise the issue". charlie rowley, who survived last year's novichok poisoinings in wiltshire which killed his partner, says he "didn't really get any answers" after meeting the russian
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ambassador in london. mr rowley said he still believed russia was responsible for the attack — and he was fed russian propoganda ——and he was fed russian propaganda during the meeting. simonjones reports. charlie rowley arrives at the embassy with one key question for the russian ambassador. did your country kill my partner? the 90 minute meeting set up by the sunday mirror newspaper nine months after the death of dawn stu rg ess. she was killed after coming into contact with a perfume bottle containing novichok, the same nerve agent used in an attack on the former russian spy sergei skripal and his daughter yulia. scotland yard says there is sufficient evidence to charge two russians, captured on cctv in salisbury, with conspiracy to murder. the ambassador insisted he was prepared to answer questions from charlie rowley and his brother but claimed once again russia was not behind the attack. reportedly saying if it had been russian novichok, it would have killed far more people. translation: they came with a request to know what is really happening.
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people just want to know the truth. they were not anti—russian. but charlie brownlie said afterwards, i didn't really get ——but charlie rowley said afterwards, i didn't really get any answers. ijust got russian propaganda. i liked the ambassador, but i thought some of what he said trying to justify russia not being responsible was ridiculous. russia may have seen this meeting as a coup in the war of words between moscow and london, but despite the smiles, charlie rowley left saying he still thought russia had carried out the attack. simon jones, bbc news. in libya, fighting is entice a firing between rebel forces and those of the internationally recognised government, with reports of both sides using air strikes. more than 20 people are reported to have died in the clashes, and the un has called for an urgent truce. libya has been torn by violence since colonel gaddafi was deposed in 2011. dozens of militias operate
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there, linked either to the un backed government under prime minister of fayez al—serraj, or the rebel libyan national army, led by general khalifa haftar. since thursday, it has advanced on the capital, tripoli, igniting fears of an all—out war. our diplomatic correspondent james landale has more. this is a battle fought largely by pick—up truck. makeshift armoured vehicles jamming the routes in and out of tripoli. these belong to militias loyal to the government of national accord that is backed by the united nations. they are rushing to defend the capital. a government spokesman insisted they had slowed the advance of rival forces from the east. translation: on this day, the libyan armed forces declare the launch of the operation volcano of anger to purge all libyan cities of aggressor and illegitimate forces. these are the aggressive forces he
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is talking about, from the so—called libyan national army, the loose alliance of armed groups that controlled much of the east and south of libya, here preparing for battle at their headquarters. today, as these forces continue to head west, there were clashes reported to the south of tripoli, particularly around the disused international airport. the un mission in libya made an urgent appeal for a truce to evacuate civilians. the government said 21 people had been killed and 27 wounded. some countries are now acting to protect their nationals. these unverified pictures appear to show the united states evacuating some of its forces by hovercraft. the fear of western governments is that if libya descends into full—blown civil war, the country could once again become a source of migration and extremism. the un is
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still hoping for political talks next week, but few expect the fighting to end soon. a new law comes into force later this week to deal with what the government calls terrorist safe havens. people travelling to places designated as such face up to ten years in jail if convicted of the new offence. june kelly, our correspondent, joins us from the home office. how will this work, june? ministers here effectively want to put a travel ban on parts of the world they believe are associated with the risk of terrorism, so in future, if anyone from this country goes out to one of these designated areas and then comes back to the uk, they face the prospect of being prosecuted, and prosecutors wouldn't have to show that that person had been involved in fighting. this new legislation won't apply to those returning from conflicts in iraq and syria. this legislation is for the future, but clearly, it has been inspired by those conflicts. charities and human rights
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organisations have expressed concern about the consequences of all of this. the home office is saying that if you are an aid worker or a journalist, all you have some other reasonable excuse to be in one of these designated areas, then you will be ok to travel. and also, any designated area will have to have the approval of both houses of parliament. thank you very much. commemorations are taking place in rwanda to remember the genocide that took place 25 years ago. a remembrance flamewas lit at the kigali genocide memorial, where many of the victims are buried. charlotte gallagher has this report. this is the light! a flame to remember and reflect, a quarter of a century after the genocide. the people carrying the flames
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are all aged 25, too young to remember the mass slaughter. in 1994, there was no hope. only darkness. today, light radiates from this place. over 100 days in 199a, 800,000 men, women and children were murdered, many by militias armed with machetes. the majority of those killed were from the tutsi ethnic group. most of the perpetrators were hutu extremists. child cries those who survived the violence were forced to flee. 2 million people became refugees. the country will now mourn for the next 100 days, the time it took for one in ten rwandans to be
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murdered 25 years ago. charlotte gallagher, bbc news. kensington palace has revealed that prince william has spent the last three weeks learning about the work of britain's three security and intelligence agencies. he spent time with staff at m15, m16 and gchq and described his experiences as "humbling." gchq's head of counter—terrorism said the duke worked expectionally hard to embed himself with the teams he observed. with all the sport now, here's lizzi greenwood—hughes at the bbc sport centre. thanks very much. good evening. watford are into the fa cup final. they fought—back from 2—0 down to beat wolves in extra time and earn a place in the fa cup final. our correspondent david ornstein is watching at wembley, but first here's the story of the first 90 minutes. hornets against wolves, surely an
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unfair hornets against wolves, surely an u nfa ir contest, hornets against wolves, surely an unfair contest, but not here. they came with a common m. reaching the fa cup final has proved beyond watford and wolves for longer than they care to remember. that white is about to end, but only for one of them. watford made the better start, though wolves were the more clinical, and matt doherty gave the travelling gold masses reason to believe this would be their day. indeed, such quality in attack was replicated at the back, 1—0 going into the break. after half time, it was to.jim inez into the break. after half time, it was to. jim inez with a goal as fla m boya nt was to. jim inez with a goal as flamboyant as the celebration. the wolves' joy was tempered when a moment of sheer audacity gave watford hope, and hope became reality, as a challenge on troy deeney in the closing minutes allowed the watford captain to net a dramatic late equaliser and force extra time. watford took the
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momentum into the added period, and struck again to break wolves' hearts. they will be back here to face manchester city on the 18th of may. arsenal were beaten by everton at goodison park, and the only goal was scored by the 36—year—old former england defender philjagielka. he was called in as a late replacement. meanwhile rangers clawed—back some of celtic‘s huge advantage at the top of the scottish premiership by comfortably beating motherwell. scott arfield scoring a hat—trick at fir park. once again, though, the game was disrupted by fan misbehaviour, this time, missiles thrown at the rangers' captain james tavernier. and cambridge have won both the men's and women's boat race for the second successive year. the men's team included the double olympic champion james cracknell,
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making a comeback in the sport at the age of a6. eleanor roper reports. now the cambridge boats... the river thames might not be as glamorous as the sydney or athens olympics, but forjames cracknell, the sydney or athens olympics, but for james cracknell, this the sydney or athens olympics, but forjames cracknell, this is a career—high. forjames cracknell, this is a career-high. great britain get the gold medal! he has won back to olympic gold medals and six world championships, but after a biking accident left him with a head injury, he has not lost the desire to compete. as the men's race gets under way, there is only one man that everyone is talking about, and that everyone is talking about, and thatis that everyone is talking about, and that is james cracknell. at a6, he is now the oldest man to ever compete in the boat race. getting a seatin compete in the boat race. getting a seat in the boat was only half the battle. yellow might cambridge have made the stronger stop. cambridge kept their lead, giving us the sporting finish that many of cracknell‘s fans had hoped for. sporting finish that many of cracknell's fans had hoped fonm is going to be victory for
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cambridge's men, the latest chapter in this age—old story. cambridge's men, the latest chapter in this age-old story. 20 years. the race has topped it because of the difference in age and experience on the day. it is the biggest race by far, and they stepped up hugely well. three in a row for the light blues as they cross the line. it was a clean sweep for cambridge, with oxford well beaten in the women's race too. that's it from me, but there's more on the bbc sport website including live commentary from the ipl. but for now, back to you. there's more throughout the evening on the bbc news channel. we're back with the late news at ten.
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