tv Outside Source BBC News April 24, 2019 9:00pm-10:01pm BST
hello, i'm ros atkins, this is outside source. the death toll in the sri lanka attacks has passed 350. more footage of the alleged attackers has been released. we'll get more details on that. and the political row over intelligence failures is intensifying. most of them are well educated and come from middle, upper middle—class. the uk will use the chinese telecoms firm huawei to supply equipment for its 56 data network — despite being asked not to by the us. political leaders from the uk and ireland have attended the funeral of the journalist lyra mckee. we'll report from derry and belfast.
in the past 2a hours, the death toll in sri lanka has gone up sharply again. 359 people are now known to have died on sunday. more than 500 are still in hospital. suicide bombers attacked three areas — targeting churches and hotels. the government has provided more details on the attackers. also, what i can say is that this group of some of the suicide bombers, most of them are well educated, and come from may be middle, upper middle—class. they are financially quite independent and their families are quite stable financially. so that is a worrying
factor in this. today, images of two of the suspected attackers were shared. these are cctv pictures from an lift inside the shangri la hotel in colombo. two men with rucksacks enter minutes before an explosion in the restaurant. eight of the nine suicide bombers have now been identified. we're told one of them was a woman. another studied in the uk and later in australia. police have now detained 60 people in connection to the attacks. and the authorities are suggesting a link between is and a sri lanka miltant group called ntj. according to this afp story, members of sri lanka's muslim community had sent warnings about the group's leader. and we told you yeterday, local media is reporting that he attached the shangri la hotel. we can't confirm that
but the government has said this. from what we gathered, there has been a group that has come from that main body and they have basically, thatis main body and they have basically, that is the group that has become quite extreme and from what we have gathered is they are thinking that only islam can be the only religion in this country. i can only say that the leader, the person i gave the lead to this attack is one of the suicide bombers that has taken his life. because intelligence existed and wasn't acted upon, this story is becoming intensely political. the opposition blames the feuding within the government. the attack was known to these people and for whatever reason, the reasons may be a mystery.
for me, it is political. i think it's a political reason that you should not antagonize some of these muslim leaders because of their faith and the country had to pay the price, the civilians had to pay the price. sri lanka's president wants the defence secretary and the police chief gone. here's nick beake in colombo. we heard last night from the president who was saying that he would take steps to replace top figures in the key departments responsible for security in this country. remember, it was a real embarrassment, it emerged that both the president and the prime minister had not been passed key intelligence given to officials here in sri lanka. some officials which stated quite clearly that there could be an attack on christians in this country and so what we are hearing today is that the president has asked two figures, particularly the defence secretary and also a very senior policeman to step aside, to move out of their post so that
someone else can come in. and will that be enough to reassure people, that's hard to tell because remember the president is the man who oversees these departments, ultimately speaking. we've also heard from members of sri lanka's small muslim minority. i do not blame all of our muslim community for this subject. all right? so most of the people, most of them are peace—loving people because they are not doing this, they all feel very bad about this. while the investigation goes on — for the families of the victims, their priority is to say farewell to their loved ones. these pictures show more mass funerals in negombo. sri lanka is still under a state of emergency and a curfew. the us envoy to sri lanka sent this warning today: "we believe
here's nick beake again. authorities say people here have said people should brace themselves for possibly more attacks and we heard from one american diplomat today, the us envoy to sri lanka saying that the intelligence from washington was that yes, more terrorist attacks could be hatched, could be plotted and people should really be aware here. here in the city of colombo, armed offices remain on the streets, there is very tight security, prominent locations and suffer sri lankans, that are trying to go about their business of burying their loved ones, their living under this cloud and it is still unfortunately a fearful time. the uk has approved huawei to providing components for its new 56 network. huawei is vast chinese tech firm —
and the us has such concerns about its connections to the chinese government, its urged all countries not to work with it. but the uk is going ahead. this article in the telegraph says theresa may has agreed huawei having access to what's called ‘non—core‘, or periphary equipment. before we go any further, here's an explanation of 56 and what non—core means. next up is 56. now what we want from 56 is to be able to allow objects around us, you may have heard of the internet of things, to talk to each other. we want to do things like control cars remotely or have them driverless. we might want to do robotic surgery remotely and for that we need lower latency and that basically means everything happens much, much more quickly. one of the reasons that happens much more quickly is because the antenna and to a degree some
of the computing power, will be much closer to where we are. at the moment, ag marks can stick one up and it does ten miles in all directions. that is fine, that suits everybody, all that data goes back to the centre. the core where the processing takes place and then it comes back out again. but if we want these new services, this future of an internet of things, things automatically happening around us and reacting to us, then some of that processing will need to be done out in the fields, so to speak. western countries are concerned that the security of 56 networks may be compromised by huawei. labour mp tweet@joplattmp there is no more risk or no more less risk than any other provider
everything from a cybersecurity perspective. of course, the big fear is that there is close ties between huawei and the chinese state, so from a nation state perspective and geographical perspective, there are thoughts about nation states spying in these kind of things, espionage. but from a cybersecurity perspective, i'd rather have a company that's under tight scrutiny like huawei right now and making sure there are no back doors or vulnerabilities, than a western provider which is not going to have the same type of scrutiny because with that may be intentional back doors in efforts to undermine the infrastructure of four nation the infrastructure of foreign nation states, it is equally dangerous is unintentional back doors because vulnerabilities because software has been rushed out to market because everyone trust me the first out there, the first to provide 56s. the uk's decision is more complicated because it's a member of an intelligence sharing alliance called ‘five eyes‘. that's made of australia and new zeland, the uk. and canada and the us. the us don't want any of these
countries using huawei for their 56 networks. and this clip explains that's not all they want. us for a more limited ban but also through secretary of state pompeyo have been going around and saying to allies, such as germany and other allies, that we will not be sharing intelligence with you if you use huawei and that is their evaluation of cybersecurity risks. the uk has taken a slightly different response going more into a technical level, there is a report published towards the end of march in which the cybersecurity evaluation centre for huawei in the uk actually cast doubt on very fundamental technical competence and cybersecurity competence. to find out more about what's behind the uk decision on huawei, i spoke tojen copestake from the bbc‘s click programme. ifind it i find it really interesting that
the periphery equipment, the edge, does not cause a security risk. certainly australia, they have said that in the future, the way the sg network is designed, these core and edge technologies will emerge. so there will not be any distinction between what is a core technology and what is an edge technology. 0n the face, looking at it, there's definitely an argument of that being the case. but it is quite a step for the case. but it is quite a step for the uk to go against the advice of the uk to go against the advice of the use us, saying that we cannot share intelligence that includes huawei in its infrastructure. but are these concerns backed up with ha rd are these concerns backed up with hard evidence that wally is doing anything wrong was yellow well huawei always denies that it has any connection with china's government, but we look at 4-way, the corporate
structure, their head of athletics is also sitting on a communist party board and this integral part of the company that works alongside the communist party in china, the chairman is a member of, it is difficult for some people in other countries to understand that they could be a disconnect that there is a disconnect. we have seen reports from the jamestown foundation in washington, what to say that while way gets involved with some of the critical infrastructure in china. so according to the jamestown foundation, in washington, while way as partner with the police there to provide security infrastructure, some kind of surveillance camera technology and things like that. some kind of surveillance camera technology and things like thatm practical terms, there are only a small amount of companies that the know—how to supply this 56 kit, so if america decides to turn away from huawei, is it possible to construct
the sg huawei, is it possible to construct the 56 network that they want? it's about a year ahead of these other networks which is also a chinese company, erickson, is also possible for providing this, the trade—off that you have to ask is in the future, we are talking about potential cold war, potentially two different internets, a chinese internet and the western internet and which side do they want to come down on? there is compromises they need to be made with working with the chinese government and working with chinese infrastructure companies. stay with us on 0utside source — still to come. another massive tropical storm is heading for mozambique just weeks after hundreds were killed and thousands displaced by cyclone idai. scotland's first minister, nicola sturgeon, has said she wants
to hold a second referendum on scottish independence by 2021, if the country is taken out of the eu. she told msps she would soon introduce legislation to set the rules for another vote, but acknowledged that she would need the agreement of the uk government before actually holding a referendum. to rush into an immediate decision before a brexit plan can be determined, would not be an informed choice. but if we are to safeguard scotland's interests, we cannot wait indefinitely. that is what i consider a choice between brexit and the future for scotland as an independent european nation should be offered in the lifetime of this parliament. it scotland is taken out of the eu, the option of a referendum and independence within the timescale must be open to us. that would be our route to avoiding the worst of the damage brexit will
do. this is 0utside source live from the bbc newsroom. 0ur lead story is? the death toll from sri lanka's easter sunday bombing has risen to nearly three hundred and sixty. the funeral of the northern irish journalist leerra mckee took place today at st anne's cathedral in belfast today. she was 29 — and was shot dead last thursday by a dissident republican paramilitary group called the new ira. as you can see, friends and family were asked to wear harry potter or dc themed clothing as leera was a huge fan of both. the national union of journalists was also invited to form a guard of honour. leaders from the uk and ireland were there — british prime minister theresa may as well as opposition labour leaderjeremy corbin, irish president leo varadkar,
northern ireland's dup leader arlene foster and sinn fein‘s mary lou mcdonald. the priest praised the leaders for coming together but also challenged them directly. he also went on to quote a friend of leera mckee i command icommand our i command our political leaders for standing together on good friday. —— command. iam, however, left with the question. why in gods name does it take the death of a 29—year—old woman with her whole life in front of her? applause. the death of a 29—year—old woman
with her whole life in front of her to get to this point. he also went on to quote a friend of leera mckee about what the community needs. there is a younger generation coming up there is a younger generation coming up and they do not need guns in their hands. they need jobs. they need a better health service and education. they need a life, not a gun in their hands. the good friday agreement was signed 21 years ago — and it ended deacdes of violence between republicans — who want northern ireland to join the republic of ireland. and loyalists who want it to remain in the uk. leera mckey‘s death as you've heard has caused all sides to consider the strength of the peace deal. the funeral was in belfast but let's go to londonderry now where leera was killed, vigils were held there today. bbc radio foyle's
elaine mcgee is there. there was an opportunity for people to pay their respects and stand in solidarity with their family and in the heart of derry city in front of the heart of derry city in front of the hall and i was there today with hundreds of people coming in standing in silence and the clock bell tolls on the hour but there was a bigger points today. there was one bell rang that rang out as people stood in silence across the square and then there was a round of applause and all the conversations we re applause and all the conversations were about lyra and what the father articulated, how has it taken the death of this 29—year—old woman to
act as a catalyst towards talks to restore government. we have been in a political vacuum for the past two yea rs a political vacuum for the past two years and people are worried that this day would come in the articulated for years that the political vacuum would breed violence and they said that she would now convene those talks if possible and in some stages, i think what father articulated and what i was hearing from derry today, he conceived the response there, that standing ovation that people are saying it is time to talk in time to get results. while theresa may and jeremy corbyn were in belfast, david lidington and emily thornberry deputised for prime minister's questions in the commons. inevitably brexit and northern ireland came up. does the cabinet office agree
with me that this is one of the central reasons why we must find an answer to the northern irish border question rather than get these evil terrorists the divisions that they crave? i do not think that those murderers and dairy were motivated by any thoughts about the border or about customs arrangements, important those issues are. here's elaine again on whether people have been making connections between the many brexit discussions and this awful story. i think it is too simplistic to connect brexit in conversations about customs unions arrangements or the murder of lyra. i will say, they have consistently said that they believe any hardening of the border would see the return of violence in northern ireland and they are afraid that the dissident republicans would exploit this for their own political and ideological reasons and criminality, such as back then. but
for those involved in the incident on thursday last week, it is certainly too simplistic and we really need to look at the issues of oui’ really need to look at the issues of our dissident republicanism and why young men are joining our dissident republicanism and why young men arejoining their ranks and a closer look at the circumstances in deprived areas and certainly wider across areas. another massive tropical storm is heading for mozambique. cyclone kenneth is travelling towards the north of mozambique — and the south of and tanzania. thousands of people have already evacuated especially around pemba. and this is happending as mozambique tries to recover and this is happening as mozambique tries to recover from cyclone idai in march. these pictures are of the immediate aftermath in the port city of beira. more than 700 people died mozambique, malawi and zimbabwe — and three million needed humanitarian assistance.
cyclone kenneth is expected to make landfall on thursday. chris fawkes, bbc weather. how do we compare the storm of last month to this one? it looks quite similar, asi month to this one? it looks quite similar, as i said a quite a while ago, the satellite pictures show there is now and in the middle of there is now and in the middle of the cyclone which tells us that it is intensifying. the next nine hours, the storm system is expected to pack a real punch with when sustained by 150 mph, and that is just before landfall but look at this. we are only through five days with the weather forecast here. this is the problem, once the cyclone is made landfall, it just is the problem, once the cyclone is made landfall, itjust does not move, we get torrential rain falling at the same place day after day and the amount of rain we could see could be going around for a metre of rain through the storm system to
that time period and as well as that, we have a storm surge which is where the ocean waters get lifted to the south of the centre and shoved on land, that will cause coastal inundation with two metres of ocean water hitting land. we are looking at some devastating flooding once again. we are looking at the north of mozambique, the last storm moved on zimbabwe and malawi and will these countries be affected this time? what makes it quite difficult it is because these storm systems, although they are spinning around quite quickly, the actual forward movement is quite slow and i would make the movement quite erratic. most of it next to the coast are not threatened but there will be some big showers going into tanzania and parts of malawi in northern mozambique that is probably going to see the catastrophic flooding. bbc whether colleagues are back on the outside source set and if
let's turn to outside source business. the national public radio telling us earlier. that was revealed as part of its first results since last month's crash in ethiopia which killed 157 people. it came just five months after a similar crash in indonesia. the entire global fleet of 737‘s is grounded as boeing works on a fix. samira hussain is in new york. i have to confess, we can see, when i saw that figure, i thought it would be even higher. it absolutely will be higher because we look at that $1 billion figure, that is really anticipating the costs in terms of they have not reduced much of their staff, but they reduced how
many plans are going to be put out per month from 50 to 2112 —— 52 to 42, these plans will not be in the air. but it will not count the litigation that will be coming from this, how much money they are glad to paid other airlines as a result of this, the cost of additional fixes. there's not a lot of costs that have been put into this 1 billion figure in terms of outside things, this represents what they can control at the moment from what they know. but that figure is likely going to go up. we will leave it there, thank you for the update we will talk about that story many more times again. in the next half hour of the programme, we have a number of the programme, we have a number of stories for you, including an update on the situation in hong kong when pro—democracy activists have been imprisoned and also iran is
proposing a prisoner swap which will be of interest to those watching in the uk. we start with the weather round up with developing stories to southeastern parts of africa. just over a month since cyclone devastated central parts of mozambique, northern mozambique is watching this area of cloud, and passing the area over the past 2a hours, it is strengthening storm set to make landfall in northern mozambique is he going to thursday afternoon, when‘s moving clockwise and the stronger the storm surge and on the edge, hitting northern mozambique and southern tanzania but right across parts of northern mozambique, it will be into the weekend, that will cause some devastating flooding. could see as much is 500 mm of rainfall in the next few days but in the short—term,
it is the strong winds 20 columbus in our that will bring potential damage along with storm surge as we head into thursday afternoon. staying with africa, further south we see devastating fronts and eastern parts of south africa across the area, torrential rain storms in the area, torrential rain storms in the past two or three days have really been hyping up into three or four months of april, rainfall in the space ofjust two or three days, hence the floods and the life—threatening place that we have seen life—threatening place that we have seen across life—threatening place that we have seen across this area. things are improving though, still if you storms to finish on wednesday and will start from thursday and and randall coast here storms clearing and then much of south africa will finish the week going to the weekend, going back to sunshine and increasing one. sunshine returns yesterday to the areas around it but you can see the flooding has left by the easter storms that are flowing here, still some showers to come
into thursday, particularly with this weather from working its way through eastern parts of spain, not as bad as it has been, northern portugal but france, uk and ireland, lots of rain showers and thunderstorms here in particularly wet when we going to thursday. a radicalfeel wet when we going to thursday. a radical feel across western europe compared to, temperatures no longer in the 20s, down to the mid—teens but displays further eastwards, baltic states and across parts of scandinavia where it is dried to finish and that is your thursday and friday, germany will become cloudy and wetter as with denmark and southern parts of norway, lots of heavy rain and snow across the alps and that will have the cooler air further east, still storms across the likes of france, one or two in the likes of france, one or two in the uk, temperatures here still in the uk, temperatures here still in the mid—teens for many by further east 18 degrees or more across poland that is unusually warm for this time of year around the baltic states and much of eastern europe stays fine. 0n the cooler side of
hello, i'm ros atkins, this is 0utside source. the death toll in the sri lanka attacks has passed 350. more footage of the alleged attackers has been released. we'll get more details on that. and the political row over intelligence failures is intensifying. most of them are well educated, and come from may be middle or upper middle—class. the uk will use the chinese telecoms firm huawei to supply equipment for its 5g data network — despite being asked not to by the us. iran's foreign minister has suggested that the british—iranian nazanin zaghari—ratcliffe could be released from jail in a prisoner swap with iranians detained by the us.
some newsjust in — iran's foreign minister is offering a prisoner exchange for nazanin zaghari—ratcliffe a british—iranian dual national who has been held in tehran for more than three years and an iranian woman held in australia on what he calls "phony charges". here he is speaking in new york. let's have an exchange. i'm ready to do it. and i have authority to do it. he has said he has the authority to do it. nazanin zaghari—ratcliffe faces accusations of spying that she denies. bbc persian's bahman kalbasi was at the press conference in new york. well, interestingly it's not the first
time as we know as prisoner swap has happened. one time it was on that day that the iranian nuclear deal went into effect, some iranians who are in the us were freed in exchange for iranian americans are americans who are in iran. s0 this is the second time it's coming out. the difference however is he is saying i had the authority to do it. last time it was a separate channel completely apart from what he was doing with the former secretary to carry under the nuclear file. it was an american official talking to iranian security apparatus and they were the ones who had the authority to do it. now he is saying i alone had the authority to do it again and for other prisoners. but what is a bit confusing is he brought up the women in australia and another prisoner in germany, both of them under request that the
united are in jail. where nazanin ratcliff is a british citizen. so it's not clear how people injailfor crimes that america alleges in germany and australia can be sought for somebody who is a british citizen in iran, but there are others he claims and usjails. in exchange for americans who are in iran and at least there are four orfive. so this is, it puts the onus on at least a ball in the us court to respond to it in the state department already has. basically they are saying no. you release them first because these charges against them are not valid and if you do, then we can talk about conciliar services or cases you're talking about that had been entangled and sanctioned laws. so far the state department and trump administration has rejected that offer.
turning next to hong kong because for activist there have been sentenced to jail for for activist there have been sentenced to jailfor up for activist there have been sentenced to jail for up to 16 months. here they are arriving at the courthouse. their convictions are connected to their roles in pro—democracy demonstrations in 2014. here's one of them, benny tai, speaking before the sentencing. i'm still very peaceful, and hopeful. what ever will be the decision of the court, i will adjust face that peacefully. i asked laura westbrook what these activists had been charged with. so they were sentenced under this quite old draconian colonial law, which is conspiracy to incite a public nuisance. and it's the conspiracy part that was key. if the part that carries the criminal charge, which is what led to the lengthyjail
terms and one legal expert told me that this was one of the most important trials in hong kong at the moment because this law has not been used or applied in hong kong since the handover. so there is no precedent of how jail terms would be. so everyone was watching this trial wondering how long they jail terms ill be. they could have gone up to seven years, two of the protesters got 16 months. given that this goes back to 2014, why is it all happening now? it is important to look at this in the context of what has been happening in hong kong in the past five years. they have taken five years to charge the leaders of the occupied central movement and i think when you look at what has been happening in hong kong, you see that banning of the political party, the pro—independence national party, we had seen candidates being barred from running for office. and then a financial times journalist, he was expelled from hong kong because he held a talk by one of the leaders of the pro—independence party, and that was unprecedented in hong kong.
so when you look at what has been happening in the past five years, what people are saying is that the sentences are another indication of an erosion of the freedoms that hong kong enjoys. the freedom of assembly, the freedom of speech under that one country to assistance policy. let's talk about that, if i were a person in hong kong and wants to organise a protest in the name of democracy, would i be able to do that is? under the rule of one country to systems policy, it is enshrined that there is freedom of assembly. so in theory yes. and actually, there is a key anniversary happening in a few weeks onjune four which was the 30th anniversary of the tiananmen square massacre. hong kong was the only territory in china which has a lot to commemorate that and that is supposed to go ahead. it'll be interesting to see whether this sentencing galvanises people to show up in my numbers because
actually, the attendant at the anniversary has been waiting in the past few years. quick question about the process that the protesters have been through, could you talk about the judiciary being independent in hong kong? hong kong has one of the most respected legal systems in asia, it's based on the british system because it was a former british colony. and the leader of hong kong says hong kong rule of law is more robust than ever, but actually the government is about to pass a law that would extradite people to mainland china and that in theory, which allowed dissidents in hong kong to be sent to china to face just as fair, said many are questioning whether the erosion of freedoms that hong kong enjoys. if you go to the website, here is a new story. story here by bbc‘s deirdre finnerty into allegations that women in ireland were coerced by nuns into giving up their children for adoption. we know that for decades, thousands of irish unmarried mothers
were detained in catholic run homes and had their children taken away. the institutions closed in the 19905 but many questions remain. 800 babies are thought to be buried in the grounds of one institution in galway. 900 are believed to have died in cork at the this home. i talked to deidre earlier. it went on for seven decades in ireland, set up until the late 90s, the last time closed in 1998, which is still shocking for lots of people who are in it today and the reason is not clear, what we do know is when these homes were set up they reset up the state asked for them to set them up as a means of outsourcing social services when the new irish state set up, and that
system continued. also there was when ireland gained independence from britain, catholicism is very important in the new state and it had influence on society and society itself consented to sending these lending to these homes as late as the 90s for long periods of time. as you look further and further into the story, what are the elements of it that struck you strongly?” the story, what are the elements of it that struck you strongly? i think last year was a big talking point for reproductive rights in ireland and there was a big campaign to appeal —— repealed the eighth amendment people felt strongly about it when the eighth amendment the abortion ban, when that was repealed lots people said it's a sign at the country is progressive and when i looked into it, i saw that actually, for i like the people affected by the system of forest adoption and mother and baby homes, there has been no government inquiry into how
there is one on how they were treated but it has not concluded so they have not received compensation 01’ they have not received compensation or state apology for things that happen to them. so when i spoke to them they say everyone talks about how ireland is becoming more progressive but for me i don't feel that i had ever received an apology 01’ that i had ever received an apology or my experience has been recognised so or my experience has been recognised soi or my experience has been recognised so i don't see where progressive is for me and that's what they say. those people, what were they like to happen that's not happening now? they would like an official state apology, there have been expressions of regret from religious orders and politicians, but not an official state apology and there hasn't been a full compensation and redress scheme, they would like to access data and some have complex needs, some would like to be able to access health care and access practical help to help them move forward in their lives after the trauma they suffered. did you meet anyone who would make a case for the system
saying actually in some cases, this did work? i met people at the variety of opinions, and the homes, majority of women who went through that said that they thought it was co—i said and felt they did not want to give up their children for adoption and they say they felt this had a negative impact on their lives. however, towards the end, and that people who went through the homes that managed to keep their children, and i did meet people who we re children, and i did meet people who were adopted from these homes and had a wide range of experiences and some told me they were adopted to very loving homes. they had met up with their... they have good relationships with their adoptive pa rents relationships with their adoptive parents and that their birth mothers 01’ parents and that their birth mothers or fathers and they say that making the best at it and actually, they have good relationships so it's a very wide range of experience, but it is important to rememberfor lots
of people though it was a difficult time. on the very latest it will bring you up on kimjong—un he is in the stomach to meet pollutant and will bring you the latest pictures. new advice from the world health organisation is that babies and toddlers should not be left alone in front of a screen. what it calls sedentary screen time should not happen before a child is two, and then it should be no more than an hour a day until your child is four. dominic hughes reports on the thinking behind the new advice. a mid—morning play date. in the background, the tv is on, but with the excitement of toys and friends, it goes unnoticed. i find that for him, at this age, he's just not really that interested. but screens, especially phones and tablets, are now a big part of everyday life. she'll sit there and watch upsy daisy on the tv.
say daisy. daisy. good girl! this report makes recommendations around activity levels, sleep and screen time, and on this last point, it recommends that for children under two, there should be no passive screen time at all. for children between two and four, it says limit screen time tojust an hour a day, and less is better. pretty colours! the report talks about sedentary screen time, when kids are simply plonked in front of the tv or screen. it's my turn now. 0k. but some experts say that's too simplistic a view of what's going on and these mums agree. he doesn'tjust sit there and zone out there's obviously things going on in his rain at the same time, so in that sense, it's quite useful. i don't know how we'd make the dinner and cook and clean if he didn't have something to watch. i think it's up to you as a parent to decide for your kids at age three, just running around the garden is is about as fun as it gets, and that's where concerns over screen time come from. being less active is
related to weight gain and illness in later life. parents get all sorts of advice, notjust on screens but on diet, sleep and exercise, but most feel they know what works for their kids. they want to be playing, they want to be outside. i can't get lyra inside some times! i think it'sjust balance, that's the most important thing more than anything, so... but that'sjust me! so, we'll see. if she grows up 0k, then we'll report back! there are no plans to update official advice in the uk, which sets no screen time limits that recommends children avoid screens before bedtime. dominic hughes, bbc news, stockport. this is 0utside source live from the bbc newsroom. 0ur lead story is... the death toll from sri lanka's easter sunday bombing has risen to nearly three hundred and sixty. at least 60 people have died in floods and mudslides in kwazulu natal in south africa. president ramaphosa visiting the affected area and says said more bbc world service. japan has agreed to compensate tens of thousands of people who were forcibily sterilised under a government programme that sought
to eliminate what were termed "inferior" offspring. the regulation was only revoked in 1996. bbc world service. the american space agency's insight lander appears to have detected its first seismic event on mars. it was picked up by the probe's sensors earlier this month. it's the first seismic signal detected on the surface of a planetary body other than the earth and its moon. this is mark carney he's runs the bank of england. and today the british government started the search for his replacement. and with brexit on the horizon the chancellor philip hammond said it's "a role more important than ever in a rapidly evolving economy. finding a candidate with the right skills & experience is vital for ensuring the uk's position
as a leading global financial centre. "the job involves oversseing interest rates and the security of the financial system. darshini david has more on who could get the job. plenty of qualified candidates within the bank, people who used to be there like the head of our financial regulators, but the chancellor who is overseeing all of this once more, he wants someone who has international profile someone who can hold their own on the global stage and the brexit area, so we had seen stage and the brexit area, so we had seen appointment and headhunters to make that field as wide as possible, interestingly they are headhunters and specialising in the appointment of senior landmen, the bank has never had a female governor and admin 300 years, like the criticism about gender diversity data, one thing however it's clear whoever ta kes thing however it's clear whoever takes this realm may have to wrestle with more brexit absurdity, the chancellor admits to me back up at some people off, but before we get to that, there is a £480,000 salary
on offer i'm sure they'll find someone. saudi arabia has executed 37 men for terrorism offences. all the executions were approved by the king. and they took place on one day in several locations including riyadh, mecca and medina. the men were all saudis, mainly from the shia minority. and most were beheaded, while one was crucified. human rights organisations say the confessions that led to their convictions were made under torture. here's the un. we had concerns about confessions that had been extracted through torture, we are concerned that the due process and fair trial rights of individuals had not been respected and at least three cases the individuals who were executed yesterday, i were sentenced to death when they were minors, and this is completely acceptable in international human rights law. —— unacceptable.
so we actually the executions carried out by saudi arabia. the minor refered to there caro is this man — abdul—kareem al—hawaj. he was 16 years old when he was arrested. un's high commissioner for human rights is urging the saudi government to launch a review of its counter—terrorism legislation and amend the law to expressly prohibit the imposition of the death penalty against minors. saudi arabia executes more than any country apart from china and iran. 149 people were killed last year. and iran has commented on these most recent executions. iranian foreign ministerjavad zarif — "after a wink at the dismembering of a journalist (jamal al khashoggi), not a whisper from the trump administration when saudi arabia beheads 37 men in one day, even crucifying one two days after easter." here's the bbc‘s security correspondent frank gardner.
it's business as usual, as far as they are concerned, it's a privately some people around the conference may be concerned at the fact that he is no longer as warmly welcomed in western capitals as he waited a year ago. the red carpet won't be rolled out for him in the way it was. post the murder. but in practise, they will carry on with business as usual, it's an important country business—wise, companies are going to want to carry out business and look at the welcome the crown prince got in pakistan, india, china and that welcome he got from putin at the 620, so he has other friends. kim jong un arrived in vladivostok today ahead of meeting vladimir putin tomorrow. his train took him from pyongyang to khasan which is a russian border town. from there it was another 150 km to vladivostok. here is mr kim arriving.
this is the same armoured train that's been used for a number of state visits — most recently to take him to meet donald trump in hanoi. here we can see him watched a parade with a local official. this is kimjong un's motorcade. 12 vehicles. this is standard for big world leaders. he's got the motorcade in town and this is unusual he gave a brief interview on russian media. he said he hoped to discuss peace on the korean peninsula with president putin. russia and north korea are both subject to us sanctions, albeit for different reasons. kimjong un has met with donald trump twice, most recently this in vietnam — it was an effort to negotiate sanctions relief in exchange for committing to denuclearisation. that meeting ended without an agreement. and it's certain to come
up at this summit. here's sarah rainsford. probably just probablyjust broadly probably just broadly about showing russian status of a well player involved in so many issues and discussion and debates and diplomacy around the well, this is another issue russia very much wants to be more deeply engaged in, but i think there is a practical reason as well, where we are here is very close to north korea, we are a seven time zones from moscow, russia has a border with north korea so it matters. russia does not want a nuclear armed state on its border as a neighbour, it's very much opposed to that it's about diluting its own power as a nuclear superpower but it's also about physical threats of it's also about physical threats of it back to russia itself, so russia has a more nuanced position on international sanctions it supports them but he does believe they should not be all about pressure on north korea because it does not think that's the way to get north korea to
give up its nuclear weapons. i think there will be discussions on how exactly the more important talks between north korea and the united states on that nuclear issue could move forward and whether or not russia indeed could be some kind of a broker to reinvigorate the process. philippine president, rodrigo duterte, says he's ready to declare war on canada. the story goes like this. six years ago canada sent more than a hundred containers of waste all the way to the philippines for recycling. but the philippines say the containers were full of worthless rubbish from street bins and president duterte wants to send the rubbish back to where it came from. here he is.
the canadian embassy in manila said in a statement quote that it was "strongly committed to collaborating with the government of the philippines to resolve this issue." the philippines has been fighting this for years. this image is from 2015 where locals rallied in manila demanding that canada take the rubbish back. the issue of what to do with global waste has become a growing problem and, for years, developed countries have shipped recyclable waste overseas for processing. the world bank estimates that more than two—billion tonnes of solid waste is produced globally each year and that's predicted to increase to 3.4 billion metric tonnes by 2050. here's howard johnson in manila. this rubbish came from canada to the philippines, it was labelled as
process for recyclability open the containers, it was full of household rubbish they were use nappies and they're all sorts of horrible stop and none of it because it is but still it's been going on for many yea rs, still it's been going on for many years, this also comes around during an election period here, its midterm elections next month, and the president likes to play to his cloud. he lives at the bombastic statement, so no doubt this statement, so no doubt this statement less than a month away before the midterm elections in which 12 the very crucial summit seats are up for grab, he's appealing to the electorate, let's remember ef 79% approval rating here where there has been bad blood between these two countries since justin trudeau came here for an event and that by 2017, during that he raised concerns about president's murderous and drug war. thanks to howard for the update. that's it for the programme to lots of stories i'm sure but we focus on the summit between kim jong—un and
that an pruden, ila cfor that the summit between kim jong—un and that an pruden, ila c for that and i'll get a story. hello there, our weather has changed now. we are not going to see temperatures of 25 degrees for quite some time. that position at the jet stream is different from where it was over the easter weekend. it is dive into this out that the uk, meaning we are drying and cooler air from off the atlantic. all they heat that's getting pushed away into eastern parts of europe. the jet stream also picks up areas of low pressure, it'll stick to the southwest of the uk in the next few days allowing wet weather to move north. that is what we see at that moment. broadly speaking, a day of sunshine and showers on thursday. could be heavy and thunder a rain pushing its way away from the southeast and through the midlands towards northern england in the afternoon, by which time we had sunnier skies
moving across southern england and east anglia. temperatures are going to be back to where they should be ready for this time of year. 13-15d. could be very wet the for a a while across northern england, that rain pushes its way into scotland early in the night, and then pulls away. we will have a few showers for a wild, but on the whole, clear skies arriving. probably training at bit more chilly even though we had a southern breeze, not a warm wind by any means, and temperatures down to three or 4 degrees. the pressure will dominate the weather through the west of the week and this next area of low pressure arrives in time for the start of the weekend. i had in fact, we find sunshine to start the day on friday, but it will be long before showers develop in the southwest in england and arrived widely across england and wales. some heavy thunder down pours again. here showers for scotland and northern ireland, temperature is still around 13—16d. 0ut towards the west because of her later on. we get some rain overnight and an area of
low pressure arise from the start of the weekend, so showers and longer spells of rain and windy towards the southwest of england and wales. could be gale force winds here, and it's going to be a disappointingly cool day on saturday. temperatures 11—13. things looking up for the second half of the weekend. that area of low pressure takes the wet weather away into the near continent before the next one comes in from the atlantic. we had a brief ridge of high pressure. now it's not going to be 25 degrees for the runners in the london marathon, more comfortable 15 degrees probably going to be dry as well. just about everywhere should have a dry day i think on sunday. with those temperatures beginning to recover a bit with sunshine and lighter wind. but there is more rain behind me there, that's going to push an overnight and had and found the atlantic on monday and this looks quite heavy as well. it pushes its way slowly eastwards, we may get sunshine in the afternoon across northern ireland after the rain. ahead of that, southern breezes with temperatures going up to 16 degrees. let's look further ahead to next
week and a low pressure not far away for a wild, and may be closer to south again, but essentially keeping the unsettled weather going. showers are longer spells of rain. for a while, we find a northern when developing and that will be because this high pressure is building up from the south, briefly a northern wind towards the end of the week, but high pressure could arrive in time for what is another bank holiday weekend. much of next week is going to be wet weather and some small thunderstorms and briefly at the end of the week we had a northern when not changing in temperature but dry and sunny weather could arrive in time for the bank holiday weekend.
tonight at ten, at the funeral of a murdered journalist in belfast, a powerful appeal for a new political start in northern ireland. lyra mckee was shot dead by the so—called new ira in londonderry last week. # then sings my soul, my saviour god, to thee in a powerful address at the funeral service, father martin magill rebuked leaders for the political stalemate in northern ireland, and urged them to renew their commitment to powersharing. why in god's name does it take the death of a 29—year—old woman, with her whole life in front of her... applause. to get to this point?