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you're watching bbc news at nine with me, annita mcveigh. the headlines... a national day of mourning in sri lanka, as the first funerals take place for some of the 310 victims of easter sunday's bombings. sri lanka's leadership is under further scrutiny about how much was known about the immediate threat from a local islamist group blamed for the attacks. police arrest a 57—year—old woman in connection with the murder of the journalist lyra mckee. as mps return to westminster, talks are due to resume between the government and labour as they try to break the brexit deadlock. the swedish teenage enviromental activist greta thunberg urges politicians to listen to scientists when it comes to the impacts of climate change. this is an emergency, this is an existential crisis,
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and we must do everything we can to stop it. a smile fit for a prince — these pictures have been released of prince louis, as he celebrates his first birthday. and in sport, chelsea move back into the top four in the premier league as they're held to a two all draw against burnley at stamford bridge. good morning and welcome to the bbc news at nine. mass funerals have begun in sri lanka for victims of the suicide bomb attacks on easter day. more than 300 people are now known to have died, and a silence has been observed across the country. eight british nationals are among
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those killed in a series of coordinated attacks on churches and hotels. my colleague sharanjit leyl is in colombo. sri lanka is holding a national day of mourning today after the easter sunday blasts across the country killed more than 300 people and injured over 500. mass funerals have already taken place today, some 30 coffins were buried in negombo at the st sebastian church, one of the targets of the attack. the area is north of colombo, where i am right now. we expect more itibss colombo, where i am right now. we expect more mass funerals later this afternoon, a few others from now. there has been lots of speculation about what the government knew and when. lots of reports about how they we re when. lots of reports about how they were warned in advance of these attacks coming, and there is a blame
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game currently taking place as well. but with all the latest, andy moore has this report. daybreak at st sebastian's church in negombo. dozens were killed in the bombings here on easter sunday. today, many of those victims will be laid to rest amidst tight security. the vast majority of those killed in co—ordinated suicide attacks against churches and luxury hotels were local people, but there were also at least 30 victims from overseas, eight of them were britons. ben nicholson survived the blast at the shangri—la hotel but his wife anita, son alex, and daughter annabel were killed. mr nicholson said his children shared their mother's ability to light up the room. former firefighter bill harrop and his wife sally, a gp, were from manchester. they died in the blasts at the cinnamon grand hotel. mr harrop‘s colleagues said he was a much—loved and respected colleague who will be greatly missed.
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the attacks have been blamed on the local islamist group national thowheeth jama'ath. there have been 2a arrests. but that group is said to have acted with the help of so—far unnamed international terrorists. 0ne minister called it a colossal failure of intelligence. the intelligence never indicated an attack of this magnitude. they were talking about isolated incidents, not like this. and besides, there is not like this. and besides, there is no emergence in this country. we cannot get the armed forces to assistance, we can only depend on the police. sri lanka is wary of more attacks. this was a blast as police tried to defuse explosives inside a van. no—one was hurt. interpol is deploying investigators to sri lanka. the us is closely monitoring the situation as the hunt for the foreign terrorists who may have masterminded these attacks gathers pace.
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andy moore, bbc news. earlier i spoke to our salvation editor who said how these particular attacks pose a unique challenge for the security services here. tamil tiger rebels never targeted foreign tourists as a specific target. probably they had to ninja is here and there. now this time, the government does not know who the enemy was, they did not even know about this previously unknown islamist radical group. and they do not know whether this group has any link with global hardest groups. it is happening in the context of what is happening in the context of what is happening in syria. format i ——
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format is people are returning. is there any link between these jihadists and the group based here? in the majority of the muslim community here, i have spoken with muslim community leaders for the last two days, they are peace—loving and against this. one of the community leaders said that they mention the leader of national thowheed jamath to the security agencies, and they did not take any action. they say huge row has developed within the security services, the premise that's offered said they did not know about these intelligence reports given in by the president. apparently they have fallen out, a big blame game? about thatis
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fallen out, a big blame game? about that is what disappointed many sri lankans. the prime minister and president are from different political parties and do not get along well. six months ago there was along well. six months ago there was a big political crisis, the president sacked the prime minister. it was resolved after a month but since then the prime minister and his cabinet say they are not invited to any security council meetings, most of the security forces in this country comes under the president, so country comes under the president, so the government does not have direct control over the security agencies and that is why they were trying to say they did not get the information, but the question is what they could have done even if they had the information. these security warnings come regularly, but many people are asking, if that has been given, why did the security agencies not act? that was our south asia editor speaking to me earlier. of course, i mentioned that this is a national day of mourning. at 8:30am there was
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three minutes of silence denoting the time that the first of the six bombs were —— had gone off, so essentially people observing this and remembering those who died, as well as lots of concern over the 500 people who are still injured. those mass funerals are taking place. there is also a state of emergency declared nationwide which took place at midnight, giving the government essentially sweeping powers to arrest and detain suspects without a court order. we are also getting reports that there was a reconciliation server is going on at a mosque in negombo, the same place the mass funerals are taking place, and there was a mob that disrupted that reconciliation service at the mosque, according to local reporters who basically said they were on the scene but not allowed to film. there
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isa scene but not allowed to film. there is a lot of concern about religious strife and more potential violence. the tiny muslim population here in sri lanka potentially being targeted asa sri lanka potentially being targeted as a result. studio: sharanjit leyl in colombo. we can show you some images live from sri lanka, this is from negombo, where, as we have been telling you, it is a day of mass funerals, a day of national mourning as well, for the victims of easter sunday's suicide attacks. negombo, of course, one of the locations where those attacks were carried out and where some of the funerals have been taking place. some news is just some news isjust coming into us of the death of the footballing legend billy mcneill, a celtic legend, who
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passed away late last night surrounded by family and loved ones. he had suffered from dementia for a number of years. billy mcneill was 79 years old. he led the lisbon lions stand become european champions in 1967, the first british side to do so. 0ver his 19 year playing career, all of his 822 club games as defender were in green and white, a celtic record. celtic legend billy mcneill dying, the football clu b legend billy mcneill dying, the football club confirmed this morning, late last night. he had been suffering from dementia and was 79 years old. some more news in the last half—hour also. police have arrested a 57—year—old woman in connection with the murder of the journalist lyra mckee in londonderry on thursday. the development comes after the so—called new ira admitted responsibility for the murder. with the latest is our ireland
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correspondent, chris page. hejoins me from belfast. chris, news of that arrest coming in in the last 30 minutes or so, what can you tell us? the suspect is 57, a woman. not clear where she was arrested but we know she has been taken for questioning to a police station in belfast and detained under the terrorism act. she is the third person arrested by detectives investigating the murder of lyra mckee, who was shot dead in londonderry on thursday night over the weekend. two teenagers, one aged 18 and the other 19, were detained and released without charge on monday night. the police investigation is continuing, police continuing to appeal for potential witnesses, for any information, particularly for members of the local community in the creggan area of derry which is well lyra was
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fatally injured during disturbances on thursday night. she was 29, a freelance writer, very well respected as a journalist, tipped for a very bright future. she had already made a name for herself writing passionately about social issues, very personal pieces about her experience of growing up gay in northern ireland, and she had written plenty of times about the conflict in northern ireland, the troubles and the impact it was still having on her generation even though it is 21 years since the good friday agreement was signed. so the widespread condemnation has continued to be uttered throughout the world. us president bill clinton among those speaking, commenting about the murder of lyra mckee, saying it is a reminder of how fragile the peace in northern ireland is. chris, thank you very much for that update. chris page in belfast. brexit talks between the government and labour will resume this
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afternoon, as mps return to westminster after the easter break. cabinet ministers will meet senior opposition figures to try to break the deadlock over the prime minister's withdrawal agreement. but a number of tory mps are angry that labour is involved, and senior conservative backbenchers will meet later today to discuss their next moves. let's speak to our assistant political editor norman smith. good morning. mps have had their easter break but is there anything to indicate there will now be a breakthrough in the brexit talks? not that anyone i had spoken to clancy. there is an awful sense of here we go again at westminster, because over the past fortnight or so, nothing appears to have changed. talks resume this afternoon between mrs may's number two david lidington in the shadow brexit secretary sir keir starmer. i think the widespread the what westminster is mrs may is pretty much clutching at straws,
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albeit number ten remain cautiously optimistic, perhaps the only people who are cautiously optimistic that some sort of deal can be reached. labour insist that if there is a deal, mrs may will have to budge and bite on the idea of a customs union, labour's or demand. a gypsy goes down to that road, she risks mutiny and a potential cabinet rebuilt at a time when there are renewed signs of attem pts time when there are renewed signs of atte m pts to time when there are renewed signs of attempts to as her, with the executive committee of the 1922 committee of tory backbenchers meeting late this afternoon to discuss amongst other things whether they should change the leadership rules to allow another contest before the end of the year. one of those pushing the idea is tory mp nigel evans. and so i find it hugely frustrating,
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my own view now is that i believe that we need fresh leadership and i hope that we are able to persuade theresa may that now is the time to go. she is reaching out, i know, to the labour party and to jeremy corbyn when she should have been reaching out to 17.4 million people. and, indeed, even people who voted remain in my own constituency had said to me, nigel, just get on with it. you said we were going to leave, why haven't we left? at the moment there has been no response from the chairman of the 1922, sirgraham response from the chairman of the 1922, sir graham brady, so radio silence from him. but talking to others, i think the chance of any move before the local elections in a fortnight is probably a bit unlikely because of the fear that it would further destabilise the tory campaign in the local elections. more likely, as this goes slightly longer, to the european elections in may the 23rd when there is a widespread view that the tories are facing a disastrous evening and that
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that might be the moment when the 1922 moves, although loyalists have been stressing that there is no sign that any other tory leader would do any better when it came to brexit, at least that was the view of prisons minister rory stewart this morning. the key point is people need to, i feel, think two or three stages ahead and be careful what they wish for. the illusion here is that somehow the problem is the individual, the prime minister, and if they were just suddenly replaced by some charming figure, someone with the charm of alex salmond or george galloway or nigel farage, somehow the whole problem would go away. it wouldn't, because the problem isn't the prime minister, the problem is brexit. the problem is that the country is split almost straight down the middle on what it wants to do, and anybody who tries to take the difficult job of finding a compromise solution, a brexit that is responsible and economically responsible, would be in trouble, and that's the challenge the prime minister is facing. but she deserves credit for that and praise, not blame.
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there is, anita, a terrible sense in westminster that we are going round and round in circles. many people are and round in circles. many people a re pretty and round in circles. many people are pretty muchjust and round in circles. many people are pretty much just waiting now to see when these talks breakdown and what mrs may does next. talking to those around her, they play down the idea that the pm could bring back her agreement for a fourth goal, u nless her agreement for a fourth goal, unless she is convinced there has been a change in the parliamentary arithmetic which i don't think there has been. if that doesn't happen then the only remaining route it seems to be the idea of having votes in parliament where different options are put to mps and you have a knockout system which forces mps to come to some sort of conclusion. but even if they were able to reach a brexit plan, you'd then have to get it through parliament and it is not at all clear there would be a parliamentary majority to get legislation through parliament to
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deliver that sort of brexit deal. so we are busy going round and trent trend. as we ever were, it seems, norman. thank you very much. -- so we are busy going around and around and around. a reminder that celtic football cup has confirmed that club legend billy mcneill passed away at 79 years old last night. he had suffered from dementia for many years. the club has released a short statement from his children saying it is with great sadness that we announce the death ofa sadness that we announce the death of a father billy mcneill. he passed away late last night cemented by his family and loved ones. he suffered from dementia for a number of years and a0 bravely until the end, showing the strength and fortitude he has always throughout his life —— and a0 bravely. his children paid tribute to their mother liz for the
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care, devotion and love she gave to their father. former care, devotion and love she gave to theirfather. former celtic care, devotion and love she gave to their father. former celtic player chris sutton paying tribute on twitter, such heartbreaking news, billy mcneill was an inspirational leader, a legend and a lion. thoughts go out to his family and the celtic family. all of the defender‘s 822 club games were played for celtic, a club record. news of the death of billy mcneill. the headlines on bbc news... a national day of mourning in sri lanka, as the first funerals take place for some of the 310 victims of easter sunday's bombings. police arrest a 57—year—old woman in connection with the murder of the journalist lyra mckee. as mps return to westminster, talks resume between ministers and labour as they try to break the brexit deadlock.
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in sport, chelsea lewis the chance to go third in the premier. they we re to go third in the premier. they were held to 18—2 draw at home to burnley. maurizio sarri was sent to the stands, tensions ran high among both benches at full—time. leeds united could have blown their chances of automatic promotion. they lost their second consecutive game at brentford. norwich and sheffield united are on the brink of reaching the premier. there could be a big shock at the world snooker championship. amateur james caan hill leads world number one ronnie 0'sullivan five frames to fourin one ronnie 0'sullivan five frames to four in sheffield. —— amateurjames cahill. i will be back with those stories and the breaking news about the death of billy mcneill, including tributes to that great player, at 9:a0am. there's a warning that a lack of english classes for migrants
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will harm the integration of communities and fuel right—wing extremism after brexit. the muslim council of britain and the association of colleges have condemned a halving of funds over the last ten years. leigh milner reports. muna al—wadi from syria is one of 750,000 people in the uk that speaks little or no english. it's up to her 1a—year—old daughter to help her. when she has an appointment in the doctor or dentist or anything i go with her to help her because she doesn't know the language. and when she goes sometimes shopping i go to help her. the government is spending £50 million to help women like muna integrate better. and what language? here at this doctor's surgery, 80% of appointments have to be translated. we've taken people from the local community, we've trained them up and upskilled them to communicate with our patients, translate and also deliver health care. find the word with a.
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bbc research shows a 12% rise in the number of people taking official english classes in the last three years, but that's still much lower than it was more than a decade ago. the city is one of five places across the country the government has identified as needing help with integration. this month, more english classes has started across england, after an extra £6 million of government funding. but the association of colleges says that's simply not enough. the funding has dropped by over £100 million per year — from over 200 million to under 100 million in seven or eight years — and it's hundreds of thousands of people missing out on their chance to be integrated into society. the government says it recognises the pressures facing colleges and it will assess the funding in the next spending review. at least eight people have been killed in a powerful earthquake
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—— a line to bring you from sri lanka, from the deputy defence minister who has been speaking into the investigation into the easter sunday suicide attacks in the country, the deputy defence minister has been quoted as saying the investigation shows the attacks are in retaliation for christchurch, of course referring to the shootings at two mosques in christchurch at which 50 worshippers were killed. so the deputy defence minister in sri lanka has been quoted as saying that their investigation into the attacks in the country on sunday are in retaliation to those attacks in christchurch. we will keep ni on anything else the deputy defence minister says that is of significance as they report an so far. at least eight people have been killed in a powerful earthquake on the island of luzon in the philippines.
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dozens are feared trapped in buildings north of the capital, manila. the quake — magnitude six point one — caused structural damage to clark international airport and made office buildings sway in manila. colombian officials have announced the number of people killed in a landslide in the southwest of country has risen to at least 28. a rescue operation has been active since weeks of heavy rains caused a mudslide, which buried eight houses in the small town of rosas. at least two other people are unnacounted for. within the next few hours, its expected that donald trump will confirm that he's to make a state visit to the uk. the president was promised the visit by theresa may shortly after he was elected in 2016, but no date was set. it's thought the trip could now coincide with the 75th anniversary of the d—day landings, injune. emergency teams are still trying to put out a fire on moorlands in west yorkshire, thought to have been caused by a disposable barbecue. the flames started on sunday evening and quickly spread. the national trust,
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which looks after the site, says the area is of special importance because of the birds which nest there. the trust says a recent £200,000 investment to preserve the habitat has now been lost. meanwhile, around 20 homes in north wales have been evacuated, as fire crews tackle a large mountain fire. the blaze is thought to have started behind quarry workings in an area overlooking the town of blaenau ffestiniog. 0ne eyewitness said the hillside looked "like a volcano". they're relatively cheap and sold in the billions, but disposable nappies are hard to recycle. they're one of the biggest sources of waste in the world. but now engineers have found ways of recovering the plastic and other materials from inside them, which can go on to be made into things like clothes pegs or cat litter. 0ur science editor david shukman reports. time for yet another nappy change.
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this two—year—old gets a new one regularly. the world uses 187 billion of these every year and most end up burnt or in landfill. here in travizo in italy, her mother says she cannot help adding to the mountains of nappy waste. i tried organic cotton but it was difficult with three little ones to keep up with that. now, just up the road there is a new attempt to do something with all those disposable nappies. they are brought to a special recycling centre. most of us would prefer not to think of dirty nappies but here they are welcomed. the first step is to reduce the smell. then there is the task of sterilisation. the nappies are put through a series of processes. the first step is to separate their contents which i sent
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off to a sewerage farm. what is left is then sterilised with intense heat and steam before being dried out in this oven. i can feel the heat coming off it. the material is then divided up to be resold to different industries. at the end of the process there are three different kinds of material. amazingly, by this stage they are all clean so they can be turned into everything from plastic clothes pegs to cat litter. the man who came up with this idea used to design nappies. when i was changing my young kid i always felt i was throwing away something useful because i know as a designer of the products, i know what i put in these products in the first place. so it did not seem right to throw away such valuable materials. another batch freshly sterilised.
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the project is supported by the world's largest maker of nappies, proctor & gamble. it's under pressure to reduce its impact on the environment. so wants to open nappy recycling plants in britain and around the world. maddalena's nappies will soon start to be recycled in the hope is that this idea will quickly catch on. in a moment the weather, but first let's here's victoria derbyshire with what she's got coming up in her programme at ten. good morning. botox, lipfillers, nosejobs, bum good morning. botox, lipfillers, nose jobs, bum lifts. good morning. botox, lipfillers, nosejobs, bum lifts. we have commissioned an exclusive poll with radio1 commissioned an exclusive poll with radio 1 use beat which has shown that some young people believe having a cosmetic procedure is like getting a haircut. we will ask a live audience of such procedures are
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the norm for the under 30s. allah guests will tell as if they are happier, having altered their appearances. and we will introduce you to one man who has become so addicted to cosmetic procedures he now injects himself with fillers and botox. i started to have a problem with my lips, did a normal injection, they we re lips, did a normal injection, they were uneven, one side was bigger than the other. i had blisters and it was incredibly painful, i wasn't sure what to do, to be honest. i assumed it was a filler and did not look into the ingredients or anything like that, and i had had a reaction to what i had injected into my lips. and he has no training at no qualifications. why do people have anything done? it can't all be the fault of kim kardashian and kylie jenner? what is wrong with changing your face jenner? what is wrong with changing yourface or jenner? what is wrong with changing your face or body if you are not happy and can afford it? we will learn more about a government campaign to try to prevent many people edging up the victim of
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botched procedures. join us at 10am on the bbc news channel or online. now it's time for a look at the weather with simon. i hope you make the most of the long easter weekend, temperatures were way above average for the time of yeah, but it will turn much cooler this week at temperatures by the end of the week will be below average. we had some higher cloud affecting the south—east of england, making the sunshine hazy. some showers in south—west england and west wales this morning, otherwise plenty of dry and bright weather. temperatures still in the 20s for many, although along some north sea coasts, 13 or 14 along some north sea coasts, 13 or 1a degrees in aberdeen and newcastle. staying dry for most of us newcastle. staying dry for most of us tonight, clear spells, newcastle. staying dry for most of us tonight, clearspells, down newcastle. staying dry for most of us tonight, clear spells, down to the south—west of england some heavy showers moving in which will herald a change in the weather as we go through wednesday. heavier showers
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and thunderstorms moved north across england and wales, scotland and northern ireland staying largely dry the temperature is declining. goodbye. hello this is bbc news. the headlines: a national day of mourning in sri lanka, as the first funerals take place for some of the 310
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victims of easter sunday's bombings. sri lanka's leadership is under further scrutiny about how much was known about the immediate threat from a local islamist group — blamed for the attacks. police arrest a 57—year—old woman in connection with the murder of thejournalist, lyra mckee. as mps return to westminster — talks are due to resume between the government and labour as they try to break the brexit deadlock. and the former celtic captain and manager, billy mcneill, the first briton to lift the european cup, has died at the age of 79. now, samsung has delayed the launch of its first folding smartphone, after early reviews showed the device needed "further improvements". several technology journalists who tested the galaxy fold before its official release reported
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problems with the screen. joining me now is our technology correspondent chris fox. within 2a hours, screen switched off, had glitches, something underneath the screen was pushing through, samsung took those devices back and had a look at what went wrong, it said it blamed impact on the hinge on an exposed part of the hinge, and in one part it said a foreign substance had entered one of the devices. seems to be laying play blame on the reviewers, but they say they did not handle the phones in any rough way, theyjust used it regularly. it is unusual, samsung says these devices should be able to open and close 200,000 times, that is what they had in lab tests.
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how embarrassing is it for samsung? isa how embarrassing is it for samsung? is a device like this is never supposed to sell to the masses, not going to be something that everyone goes out to buy, the point is to position samsung as a great innovator. it is a pr exercise, for it to go wrong is a disaster, it evokes memories of the samsung galaxy note seven, another botched launch, it was nicknamed the exploding phone, when the batteries melted, airlines told people not to bring them on flights. due to be launched here in the uk early next month, do we know when the new launch date will be? samsung says it has delayed, a new date in the coming weeks, also cancelled two big launch events in china this week, so, it is definitely stopping while we can figure out what has been going wrong. improvements to be made
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including to the packaging because in some cases, part of the screen was peeled off by the reviewers! these screens are not glass, they are made of plastic so it can bend, some reviewers thought the plastic layer could be torn off. a protective film? yes, sometimes they have a coating on there when you buy them, some of the reviewers yanked those off and broke the device. they will put clear labelling on their saying, do not peel off the plastic. a bit more work to be done. now the phenomenon known as "sea—steading", where people try to build their homes in international waters, beyond the authority of any nation state. two aspiring "sea—steaders" have had their property raided by the thai navy. the bbc‘s tim allman has the story. it doesn't look all that much but this small cabin could be quite revolutionary, made of wood and plastic, surrounding a metalframe,
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somewhere to get away from it all, including, potentially, the sovereignty of the nation states... for two months, an american bitcoin trader set up home a0 nautical miles off the island of phuket, technically in international waters but close enough for the thai navy to get involved. translation: the couple announced on social media that they were trying to go beyond the jurisdiction that they were trying to go beyond thejurisdiction of that they were trying to go beyond the jurisdiction of any court of law of any countries including thailand, as well as this they were inviting others tojoin them as well as this they were inviting others to join them in setting up this living structure to create an autonomous colony. the time the navy vibe, the c status had already left, but on social media one of them, said, iwas but on social media one of them, said, i was free for a moment. probably the freest person in the world, it was glorious. —— by the
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time the navy arrived, the seasteaders had left. the home will be towed back to shore, where it will be used in evidence, the couple are not in custody but are thought to be somewhere in thailand. they could face the death penalty, that would be quite the price for trying to live on the high seas. time now for the morning briefing, where we bring you up to speed on the stories people are watching, reading and sharing. mass funerals have been taking place in sri lanka today for victims of the suicide bomb attacks on easter day. more than three hundred people are now known to have died, and a silence has been observed across the country. more than 100 people were killed on sunday at st sebastian's church in negombo and where this mass funeral was held today. it is one of many expected to take place today to lay to rest some of the sri lankan victims of the attacks.
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the swedish teenage climate change activist, 16—year old greta thunberg, has urged british politicians to "listen to the scientists" on climate change. she told bbc radio a's today programme that she did not expect to change their minds single—handedly, saying: "we need to do that together." the swedish teenager, who inspired the school climate strikes movement, is expected to meet party leaders later today. you are going to be meeting political leaders from all parties, do you think you can change their minds? no, not only me, but! do you think you can change their minds? no, not only me, but i a, together with this movement and eve ryo ne together with this movement and everyone else, can definitely do it. i alone will not change them but we can do it together. and yet, in just
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a few months, you have gone from being a solitary swedish schoolgirl, sitting outside parliament, to what feels like a global movement. yes. i started school striking in august, end of august, and since then, i have school striked every friday. this movement has become huge, escalating in the last couple of months, and it is so big, it is over 1 million students, 1.6 million stu d e nts 1 million students, 1.6 million students have struck full—time. it is unbelievable, i cannot take it in. one minute, you are meeting the pope, speaking to the un, the european parliament, do you occasionally have to pinch yourself and say, how has this happened?
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definitely, i am so busy all the time, i always have things i must do, so, i never really have time to sit and think through what is actually happening. so it is hard to understand it. here in london, he we nt understand it. here in london, he went to speak to the people on the streets, you said you supported extinction rebellion. is it necessary, in your view, to disrupt things, to break the rules a bit, like you do with your school strike. as long as it is non—violent, and i think that it could definitely make a difference, it could change peoples... it could make people become more aware of the situation. that we show that this is an emergency, an existential crisis, and we must do everything we can to
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stop it. and then of course there is many methods that you can use. i think disruption definitely has a lot of impact. you said something very striking the other day: we need to panic. we cannotjust have a polite conversation about this. what do you mean? by panic, i mean we must step out of our comfort zones and realise if your house you want to keep your house from burning to the ground, that does require some level of panic! you do not sit talking about insurance claims or rebuilding, renovations. you do everything you can to put the question is, then, what that is for individuals, if these politicians later today so, what you want us to do, what should we now do?|j later today so, what you want us to do, what should we now do? i would say, listen to the science, listen to the scientists, invite them to talk. they have many things, a lot
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of solutions they can do. i am just speaking on behalf of them, i am not trying to say anything new, i am saying only what they have been saying only what they have been saying for decades. there is many things that you as individuals can do but the most important thing is, that you make yourself aware of the situation and what is going on. and once you are aware, talk to people, spread the information, because once you fully understand the consequences of the climate echo logical crisis, then you know what you must do, how it should change. then, you also put pressure on people in power, so they also will change. as we've been reporting, the government is being warned
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a lack of english classes for migrants will fuel right wing extremism post brexit. the muslim council of britain and the association of colleges have condemned a halving of funds in the last decade. dame louise casey is the former director general of the government's troubled families unit and author of the 2016 casey review into opportunity and integration. she's told the today programme how important the funding is. it is an absolute no—brainer, that ina it is an absolute no—brainer, that in a post "brexit" britain, the first thing you would do is make sure we all spoke the same language, it doesn't really matter how we got here, doesn't matter if we are pro or anti immigration, comfortable or uncomfortable, we need to have one nation, we need all to speak the same language. white you are linking it brexit because of the economic reasons, because of... if we are going to curb immigration, we have to find a workforce from elsewhere. we need to make sure that for both those reasons, actually, looking at some of the evidence behind people struggling to speak english, women from certain communities are
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disproportionately more likely to be economically inactive, in those same communities, it is great that the muslim council of britain is criticising the government for not putting enough money into english classes, men are twice as likely to speak english in that community and women are 60% economically inactive. if you did something the government is trying to do but i don't think they are doing enough, in those communities, then you would make real headway. you have pressurised ministers to do more on this, labour ministers, tory ministers. have these funding cuts been a mistake? yes, cuts to esol were a mistake, they remain a mistake, the minister for communities and local government are now in catch up mode, the original decisions made at places like the department for education. we have some nasty stuff happening in society, with the rise of the right wing, i cannot stress that enough. yesterday, baroness lawrence saying we must combat racism.
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language detoxifies everything, it makes everything straightforward. it isa makes everything straightforward. it is a no—brainer that this would —— that we would make this a single major priority. when we hear the link made between right—wing —— right—wing extremism and the failure of people to speak english, they are uncomfortable about that, baroness va rty has uncomfortable about that, baroness varty has said that encourages extremism rather than dealing with it. the rise of the far right and racist, we need to combat them straightforwardly, it is not the responsibility of the women we have been listening to on the programme, getting themselves to english classes, to actually deal with the far rightand classes, to actually deal with the far right and to deal with racism. —— baroness warsi. dealing with the far right and dealing with racism is everybody's responsibility. that is not the responsibility of migrants. number
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number one on the most red, if you are wondering who or what "slashies" are, it is people with portfolio careers, one of them featured is a dog walker as well as otherjobs. more than more than 300,000 people in britain are working more than one job. at number two, prince louis's photos to mark his first birthday, taken by his mother, katherine. and, at numberfive, his mother, katherine. and, at number five, this might his mother, katherine. and, at numberfive, this might be moving up the running order, donald trump set for state visit to the uk, as we have been telling you. that is going
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to be officially confirmed. this image was in a report earlier, it is a bomb exploding in sri lanka, as police try to diffuse it. yesterday, in the wake of sunday's horrific bombing, the suicide bombings, and, indeed, if you look through the most red and most watched stories relating to the attacks in sri lanka, feature a number of times. that is it for today's morning briefing. time now., time now. , and time now., and we will get a full round—up. —— time now for sport.
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billy mcneill, the first british player to lift the european cup, has died at the age of 79. mcneill captained celtic when they beat inter milan in the 1967 final in lisbon. he also led the club to nine successive titles, seven scottish cups and six league cups. he had two spells as celtic manager and also had spells in charge of manchester city and aston villa. mcneill had been suffering from dementia. celtic say he "passed away surrounded by his family and loved ones". chelsea have missed the opportunity to go third in the premier league, after being held to a 2—2 draw at home to burnley. chelsea manager maurizio sarri was sent to the stands and there was also a bust up between the players at full—time. austin halewood reports.
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after a weekend of favourable results, the door was ajar for chelsea to break into the top four but despite the heat of a scorching easter weekend, the blues came out cold, burnley‘s jeff easter weekend, the blues came out cold, burnley‘sjeff hendrick easter weekend, the blues came out cold, burnley‘s jeff hendrick with easter weekend, the blues came out cold, burnley‘sjeff hendrick with a screamer inside the first ten minutes. chelsea needed a response, after passing a late fitness test, only one man to turn to, eden hazard, with a trademark weaving run, n'golo kante on hand to finish. desperate not to miss out on champions league football for a second year, now, chelsea were in the mood, a rocket from gonzalo higuain, blasting them into the lead. it would not last long... for all of chelsea's attacking promise, the defence was letting them down, ashley barnes too open, all too easy. a frantic 2a minutes in the end was all that was left, chelsea's frustration was clear to see, with manager maurizio sarri sent to the
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stands, a point was enough to take burnley to the brink of premier league survival, but for chelsea, despite going forth, an opportunity mist. —— an opportunity missed. well, tempers boiled over between coaching staff and some players after the match. injured antonio rudiger was among those involved in the flashpoint which seemed to carry on into the tunnel. in an article written for the times, raheem sterling has called called for clu bs to be given a nine—point deduction for racist abuse and have to play three games behind closed doors. sterling is one of a number of players backing a manifesto put together under the guidance of the anti—racism organisation kick it out. it follows a 2a—hour social media boycott by players on friday who were angry with the way social media platforms have failed to crack down. well let's have a look at some of this mornings papers and it's
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raheem sterling that dominates the back page of the times. "time to take action" is the headline. with sterling writing an article on the inside pages saying he never experienced racism growing up as a schoolboy, but feels compelled to write now in 2019 what he experiences as a player. the telegraph focuses on events on stamford bridge last night — saying "blues blow it" in reaction to the 2—2 draw between chelsea and burnley. and the mirror focuses on the problems at manchester united — paul pogba describing sunday's a—0 defeat to everton as ‘disrespectful‘. let's return to the action on the pitch and norwich city have all but gained promotion to the premier league after leeds united again lost. leeds suffered their second defeat of the easter weekend — this time away to brentford. the result also means that sheffield united could all but secure the second promotion place with victory at home to ipswich at the weekend.
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there could be a big shock on the cards at the world snooker championship. the 23—year—old amateur james cahill leads world number one ronnie o'sullivan 5—a in their first round match. cahill is the first amateur to ever qualify for the tournament. they'll resume the match in sheffield later this morning. and you'll be able to follow the snooker throughout the day here on the bbc. live coverage begins on bbc 2 at 10 o'clock. you can also keep across everything on the bbc sport website and app. there will be plenty of reaction to what happens today at the crucible in sportsday at 6:30. we'll also be building up to tonight's two premier league games with tottenham taking on brighton and watford facing southampton.
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that's all the sport for now. more from the bbc sport centre at 1115. there are calls for a change in the law, after a big increase in the number of dog attacks on livestock. farming unions are backing tougher fines for owners, and want greater legal protection forfarmers. breakfast‘s jayne mccubbin has been to meet a couple in anglesey, who lost eight sheep in a horrific attack. there's some distressing images in her report. rob was just basically shouting my name and saying, "come quick, come quick!" i said, "what's the problem, what's the problem?" he said, "we've had a dog attack." utter devastation. complete carnage, really. on that one day in march, thejoneses and a neighbouring farm lost ten lambs and seven ewes. their vet said it was the worst dog
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attack he'd ever seen. just utter devastation, i mean, you know... the injuries are...i mean.. dead sheep everywhere. it's just terrible. the pictures are that bad... we can't show them. we can't show them! so you know, these animals have had a taste for blood now. how do we know that they're not going to attack children if they are pets within a family environment? outside the joneses farm, a poster warns owners to keep their dogs under control... in what promises to be a record year for incidents. it is a growing concern — 113% increase in 2018 on livestock being worried by dogs, particularly. you want a change in the law, don't you. i need it strengthened, no doubt about it. there's no formal requirements for the police to record an incidence, believe it or not. so these figures, this increase, isjust, it could just be the tip of the iceberg. that's right. a few miles up the north wales coast
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in prestatyn, we meet stella. she's here for obedience training. but... she doesn't always do what you want her to do? no, i'm afraid, she's a poodle! and she does have this zone where they like to run and run and run, they're very high energy. this is how we lose it all in the garden. few pet dogs will have the instinct to kill butjane, a trainer, tells me all have the instinct to chase and surprise. i bet you hear this all the time. "oh, my dog would never do anything like that!" we do hear it all the time but every dog's different. every single dog, no matter how well trained, is unpredictable. the bottom line is, around livestock, a dog should be under control. always. wait! imagine your body's a brick wall. wait! today, she's teaching her owners one key command. strong voice, not "wait", "wait!" but the reality is that most incidents of animal worrying
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and attacks are by dogs which have strayed notjust from a leash but probably from an unsecured garden. good girl! she's done it though, well done. she did it! good girl. and praise. worrying an animal even without attacking can still cause death through stress and could still cause a pregnant animal to miscarry. take a look at these new photographs of prince louis. released to mark his first birthday. the youngest child of the duke and duchess of cambridge is seen playing in the garden of the family's home, on the sandringham estate in norfolk. catherine took the pictures herself, earlier this month. we had some tremendous weather over the bank holiday weekend, peaking at
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25 celsius, that is a new record for easter monday. back this week, change in the weather, turning much colder from tomorrow onwards. this morning, quite a bit of cloud, this is the satellite imagery, you can see the cloud fishing towards england and east wales, high—level cloud, making sunshine lazy. dragging in dust. —— you can see the cloud moving towards england. orange tinge in the hazy skies above the south—east of england. you can see we have the cloud, breaking up, sunny spells, across england and wales, into this afternoon, one day, temperature getting to 23 degrees, notably cooler along the north sea coasts, aberdeen and newcastle, 13, 14 coasts, aberdeen and newcastle, 13, 1a celsius. through tonight, clear skies for many of us, showers will work into the south—west. turning
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drizzly and heavy, thundery by the early hours of wednesday morning, temperature down to eight to 10 degrees, showers in the south—west, heralding the change, low pressure becoming the dominant force in the weather, that is bringing these weather, that is bringing these weather fronts, you can see on wednesday, the cold front across the south—west. bringing showers initially across south—west england, south and west wales but as the morning goes on, though showers will drift further north. as they move north, they will intensify slightly, so there is the chance of some thunder across parts of wales, the midlands, eastern england, eventually, showers will push into southern parts of northern england. find it, sunny spells, risk of showers, sunny spells ahead of that band of rain, moving north, temperature 18 to 20 degrees, england and wales, bit chilly, 1a to 17 degrees for scotland and northern ireland. you may have noticed, the yellows, the oranges, will slowly be replaced, by blues, and
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north—westerly wind bringing much cooler weather for the rest of the weeks. temperatures, 11 to 14 celsius, with that, unsettled weather with rain and showers. goodbye for now.
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