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designer wear section, which, yeah, i'm very intrigued to have a good rifle all the way through. philosophy! bought from the designers, this small horde would set you back a cool £60,000. but from the charity shop, umm, well, £20,000 is a bargain, isn't it? time for a look at the weather. u nfortu nately, flattery unfortunately, flattery isn't going to get you a good weather forecast today. it's not that bad today, it's what's coming up later in the week that isn't so great. it will right itself by that stage. we had some sunshine around this morning as well as some fog. it still only april. by the end of the week, after the warmth we had last weekend, we may
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be having some frost. high pressure is in charge at the moment hence for a decent start to the week. we've got this weather front lingering gci’oss got this weather front lingering across parts of northern ireland, wales and the south—west bringing drizzly weather. we had some fog and low ploughed through the central islands. most of the cloud in the eastis islands. most of the cloud in the east is fair weather. the outside chance of showers in cambridgeshire and lincolnshire but for most decent afternoon. the winds are lighter and afternoon. the winds are lighter and a bit more sunshine around, except in the west. here, no real temperature worries overnight as we keep the cloud. elsewhere under the starry skies, the mist and fog may return back from the north sea and we could have a touch of ground frost mostly in the glens of scotland. it'll be a fine start to the day tomorrow and again in eastern areas will keep the lion's share the sunshine once the fog clears away. it should clear away because we are shifting the wind
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direction. we are also pulling in that range from northern ireland across much of western and central scotla nd across much of western and central scotland as well. the northern ireland perhaps it clears into the afternoon. we could see temperatures higher than today in the east given the sunshine. relatively light winds. moving on to tomorrow night, the weather front finally starts to make progress. more rain returning to northern ireland through wednesday but still it's warm, still 16-17 but the wednesday but still it's warm, still 16—17 but the last day for a while. as we move into thursday it's all change. we've had this atlantic influence this week and we are getting an arctic wind by the end of thursday. some lively showers around on thursday and they could turn wintry in the north and by the end of the day will be feeling the effect of that chilly northerly wind. temperatures back down into low double figures by the time we get to friday. no surprise when i
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tell you there could be wintry showers but also the fact that north wind might bring night—time frost. for the gardens, please be aware it's turning chilly but hopefully by the bank pick up a bit. —— the bank holiday. a reminder of our main story this lunchtime. rape victims are being told they must hand over their mobile phones to the police — or risk prosecutions against their attackers not going ahead. that's all from the bbc news at one, so it's goodbye from me, and on bbc one we nowjoin the bbc‘s news teams where you are. still, it looks like a i'm hugh ferris. alex hales has been excluded from england's world cup plans after an off—field incident led to him being suspended. the batsman has been withdrawn from all international squads,
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including their preliminary is—man party for the tournament which starts at the end of may. in a statement ecb managing director ashley giles said: well lets get more on this now from former cricketer and broadcaster isabelle westbury. this is a significant step for them to take. absently, with the world cup less than a month away he is a prolific batter. he gave up red ball cricket to concentrate on white ball cricket to concentrate on white ball cricket and it is a big coal and for england's sake i hope it is the right one. for a player like alex
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ales who has been a key component in the rankings, how much would he be missed? he probably wasn't in the starting 11 but as a back—up battery, we had a couple of injuries already, possibly not if everyone stays fit but i think he is scored some brilliant centuries in the past. and a mark of england's improvement i imagine as they can think about doing without him, given how things have changed after the last world cup and how pivotal he was to that change. absolutely, into thousand 15 world cup england capitulated its bangladesh and other smaller nations teams a long time ago. if you look at the batteries that are waiting in the wings james vince has been topped about it lot, he scored a blistering hundred and
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90 for his county the other day. samhain,joe clark, 90 for his county the other day. samhain, joe clark, ben faulks who has been called up for the squad but not the world cup yet. there's a lot of other players around and that will help them get through. we wait for development on that, thank you very much indeed forjoining us. the former celtic player stevie chalmers has died at the age of 83. chalmers scored the winning goal for celtic in the 1967 european cup final against inter milan in portugal. the team later dubbed the ‘lisbon lions', have also been mourning the passing of their captain billy mcneil — who died last week. raheem sterling has been named the football writers association player of the year. the manchester city forward took the award with 62% of the vote after he was named the players‘ young player of the year, and is the first city player to win since 1969. the pfa player of the year virgil van dijk was second. and the writers differed from the players in
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the women's award too. nikita parris, also of manchester city, has won the fwa prize. she beat the pfa winner vivianne miedema byjust one vote. the second round of the world snooker championship is continuing in sheffield. this time next week we'll be well into the final of the competition. barry hawkins resumed with a 9—7 lead over fellow englishman kyren wilson. these are live pictures. you can see them on the bbc sport website throughout the afternoon. kyren wilson took the first frame of the afternoon session and is looking like you might play the second as well. 0n the other table china's zhou yuelong had a 9—7 lead over two times finallist ali carter. but ali carter has got the first frame of the recession so it is a 9-8 frame of the recession so it is a 9—8 lead by the chinese player. you can see more of that coverage on bbc two and by the website. head to the bbc sport website.
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that's there will be more in the next hour. more on now on the news that — victims of crime — including those alleging rape — are being asked to give police access to their phones and social media accounts — or risk seeing their case dropped. the move — which applies to england and wales — is part of measures to address failures in the disclosure of evidence to defendants. but campaigners say it could discourage victims from going ahead with prosecutions. earlier my colleague anita mcveigh spoke to nick ephgrave, the national police chiefs' council's lead for criminal justice, and started by asking him what he thought of claims made by victim groups about privacy. i understand exactly their perspective and it is really important we do not trample over the rights of an individual to have privacy, of course not, that is fundamental rights. but it is also the case that we, as an investigative authority or a prosecution team, need to fulfil our obligations under disclosure law.
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which means that we do need, sometimes and not in every case, i stress, but we do need on occasion to understand what might be on a complainants or victims and mobile phone or other digital devices so that we can ascertain whether or not there is material there that will either undermine our case as we are presenting it or potentially assist the case of the defence. we cannot avoid that responsibility. that is written in legislation and it is difficult to see how we can achieve that without being asked to ask the complainant or a victim to see what is on the phone or other device. that is what these forms have been formed to do. if any interrupter in cases where the alleged victim or the suspect know one another, but what about this idea that failure to give consent to access phone and social media records might lead to that case being dropped. is that happening?m is not happening very much at all.
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it isa is not happening very much at all. it is a real risk. one has to consider it. if there is a reasonable reason, there is a reasonable reason, there is a reasonable enquiry to be made regarding data on a phone and the person who owns the phone is not willing to allow police to look at that then we have to disclose that fa ct to that then we have to disclose that fact to the crown prosecution service and they would have to then ta ke service and they would have to then take a review about whether or not that case, in the access of that information —— absence of that information, would be likely to proceed. not in every case but there is always that risk that is what we wa nted is always that risk that is what we wanted to alert complaints and victims too, is not fair not to tell them that risk exists. what assurance can you give victims or alleged victims that went police look at material mother on social media or a phone but this is not a fishing exercise and they are not looking at everything that is there, they are looking specifically at
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material relating to an individual, whether that is photographs, a meme oi’ whether that is photographs, a meme ora whether that is photographs, a meme or a phone number? that is the approach we take. we do not have the resources or the inclination to look at everything on a typical mobile phone more than one device. the actual approach taken is one of a reasonable enquiry, we have to understand the circumstance of the case and what particular material we might be looking for and focus our research on that and that alone. to do anything else would be wrong. that was the national police chief councils head for criminaljustice. the shadow attorney general, baroness chakra barti, says a blanket approach will put women off coming forward. the better, more proportionate approach would be to do targeted searches of some people's phones in the cases where that would be relevant but if you have sufficient numbers of staff and you invest in the technology, this could be
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something quick and targeted and wouldn't make rape complainants feel they are giving up their phones for long periods of time and they are subject to a blanket search as if they are suspects, instead of victims. there is clearly a problem, as we have seen by the collapse of some recent cases by either incomplete or late disclosure. there has clearly been a problem with disclosure in some criminal investigations and trials, especially involving issues of rape and consent but the answer is not the blanket taking of mobile phones and making women feel like suspects themselves. the answer is to invest in technology and highly trained staff. so that any relevant searches and relevant disclosures can be done in a targeted way, done quickly and treating women with respect. so are you suggesting
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that they would ask for permission to only search a certain particular element of somebody‘s phone history for example? if the rape complainant comes forward and she is properly supported, she and the police and support services can have a conversation about the nature of this allegation. if, for example, the suspect is someone known to her and they had a relationship it is perfectly possible to agree to a targeted search of social media records. it could be done quickly and with dignity, and no need for the inconvenience and fear that goes with giving up your phone for long periods of time. that is the shadow attorney general. next month will see the publication of the first part of the independent inquiry into child sexual abuse in the church of england. and an investigation by the bbc‘s panorama programme — into past cases of abuse in the diocese of lincoln —
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has revealed that in 2015 the diocese gave the police a list of dozens of names of concern. jane corbin reports. in the 1960s, roy griffiths was a deputy head teacher at lincoln cathedral school. last year, he was jailed after he admitted sexually abusing six boys while he worked there. one of them was kevin bennington, who now lives in canada. roy griffiths abused him repeatedly before he was 13. speaking publicly for the first time, kevin now knows he was not alone. he would bath us and he would have us naked sitting watching the television. in return, i suppose, we would get treats and candy. kevin says his mother complained to lincoln diocese in 1969, when griffiths tried to abuse him on a school trip to scotland. but the diocese did not tell the police for another 45 years. should have been dealt
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with right away, and... the church should have instructed the police for him being a paedophile. and they didn't. they just. .. turned a blind eye and moved on. roy griffiths was convicted following an investigation by lincolnshire police. they became aware of him in 2015, after the diocese of lincoln handed them a list of names of concern. panorama can now reveal that dozens of names were on the list. there were 53 names on the first list. it was a surprise, to say the least, the number of names that were there. not all the names are related to alleged child abuse. we whittled it down to about 25 names, whereby we either knew that they had committed offences or there was some issue around risk to members of the public from them. some of the names given to the police could have been referred earlier by the diocese as part of a national review of church of england files in 2008 and 2009. lincoln diocese said in a statement
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that past matters have not been handled well and it was committed to learning from mistakes. it apologised it took so long forjustice to be served. what i hope will be increasingly understood is that if survivors and victims of abuse wish to come forward, what they need is a response from the church that is compassionate, that is fair, that is appropriate, and that is swift. the investigation means kevin is now finally able to reveal a secret he has kept for decades. i never told my children. they didn't really know anything about this until the contact with police. do you think your life would have been different if this hadn't happened? more than likely, it probably would have been different. i could have been a totally different person. survivors say the church needs to be more open about the number of abuse cases in its past, to help rebuild trust shattered by decades of hidden child abuse. jane corbin, bbc news. you can see the whole panorama report tonight,
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at 8:30pm, on bbc one. in a moment we'll have all the business news, but first the headlines on bbc news... victims of rape and other crimes are being asked to give police access to their phones and social media accounts, or face or face seeing their case dropped. spain's governing socialist party wins the most seats in the general election — but prime minister pedro sanchez will need to form a coalition after failing to secure a majority. new proposals to fund social care in england could see the over 50s forced to pay more than 300—pounds a year extra in national insurance. in the business news. fewer british holiday—makers have booked a summer holiday in the european union this year amid continuing brexit uncertainty.
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that's according to holiday firm thomas cook. it says almost half of the holidays it sold up until the end of february were to non—eu destinations, up 10% last year. boeing's chief executive is to face shareholders later for the first time since the second of two fatal crashes involving the firm's 737 max plane which killed a total of 346 people. dennis muilenburg will have to try to boost confidence in the plane—maker after a difficult two months. nearly a third of graduates are overqualified for theirjob. the latest figures — they date from two years ago, 2017 — from the office for national statistics, show the incidence of overeducation was highest in those aged between 25 and 49. this isn'tjust a case ofjumping into any old job the moment you graduate. around 30% of graduates were still overeducated for their job five years after graduation. it's a year now since the music streaming service spotify sold its shares
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on the new york stock exchange and it's marked the anniversary in style. the swedish company now has 100m paying subscribers, that's a first for any music streaming company in an increasingly competitive market. it's not just subscribers that matter. monthly active users are important and they grew by more than a quarter from a year earlier to 217 million. these are figures for the first three months of the year — it had more than £1.5 billion in revenues. but after all that it didn't make a profit. it's still investing heavily and that eats up all its income. in its 13 years existence it has made a profit in one three month period — at the end of last year. allyson stewart—allen is chief executive of international marketing partners — industry. alison, of all those figures what is the most important? there is to come
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up the most important? there is to come up one is the advertising revenue and the other is the subscriber base who pay. to be honest, given you have got 217 million users subscribers, not paying with about half a million actually paying, that is quite remarkable. what is also remarkable is having that scale, the challenge is that while you have that amount of advertising revenue and brands that want to spend on spotter fight platforms, now that we have got amazon and google launching the music streaming services, the anti—has been up for it spotify to be able to make sure they keep that momentum. that they cracked india and china, that they attract even more advertisers and these are the
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critical things that are going to keep them in the game. can i pick you up on a couple of those points. when you're talking about competition, what is the competition? it must be competition for users but on the other hand isn't there a competition for content, getting a hold of people who can put themselves out there and what people want to listen to? that is right and relevance is everything in the media industry, as you know very well. similarly for listeners of music you have to have a catalogue that is wide—ranging that will appeal to everybody from classical listeners to indie and obscure performance artists. the challengerfor obscure performance artists. the challenger for spotify is not only to keep expanding that catalogue but they have made two key acquisitions over they have made two key acquisitions over the last couple of months in the podcast world and podcasts are taking off. it is notjust about the music, it is about the fact that podcasting and listening to those as
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a subscriber is a huge growth market as well. as an investor, it is not making any profit, when is that going to happen? people said this about amazon and they kept saying we will get there, and now they have absolutely exponentially ta ken will get there, and now they have absolutely exponentially taken off. you have the same confidence?” absolutely exponentially taken off. you have the same confidence? i do because it is about the install base. 270 million people is significant but that is not the end of the story for spotify. they are out to grab market share in other markets, india and china are their focus. the us is booming for them. i have every confidence they will continue to expand greatly. thank you very much indeed. a new report is arguing that wealthier homeowners should be asked to make a voluntary payment of up to £30,000 for their care needs in old age. this comes from the centre for policy studies.
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it suggests everyone receive a state—funded weekly care payment. those able to downsize or release equity from their homes would or could contribute more to plug the current funding 93p- avengers: endgame has made box office history by taking a record—breaking $1.2 billion in global ticket sales in its opening run. the disney blockbuster has become the fastest film ever to break the $1 billion barrier, doing so in just five days. chancellor philip hammond will this week rule on the future of 1p and 2p coins. a year ago he called them "obsolete", and, a treasury consultation seemed to suggest they were doomed. but then the prime minister's official spokesman declared there were no plans to scrap them. we will find out later this week whether they will be here for anytime longer. just quickly on the markets. the ftse 100
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anytime longer. just quickly on the markets. the ftse100 isjust up a touch, thomas cook is selling more hot holidays albeit not in the eu. lloyds bank, the figures are looking positive and the pound against the euro is just below one 16 at the moment. thank you very much indeed. a london marathon runner, dressed as big ben, got stuck trying to cross the finish line yesterday. the runner, lukas bates, spoke to bbc breakfast about that moment when he literally hit the finishing line. after running 26 miles yesterday, i thought the easier part of the race would be to cross the finish line, and as i got to it, i... the top of my costume... well, it didn't fit through the finish line! so i, yeah, a very kind marshall helped angle my costume so that i could get the tower underneath and slowly, yeah, complete the race.
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it is so funny to watch. the thing is, i would imagine, you are a serious runner anyway, so much preparation would have gone into the race. and yet, did you even consider that you wouldn't be able to get under the finish line? no. i always said if i was going to do it in a costume, i wanted to go big. maybe i went a bit too big. tell us about the conversation. you hit the finishing line. did you first of all realise what happened ? and then what is the conversation that you and the marshall are having? well, it was quite awkward, really, because i can't really see much out of the costume. i was quite delirious from running the distance. yes, i was just being angled and trying to get myself into a squat position to go nice and low to get through it. yes, it is lovely. it has made quite a nice moment for people to see and it has been great for my charity to help the publicity.
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through people seeing it, i ran for dementia revolution, which is the alzheimer's society and alzheimer's research uk. having two grandparents who have had dementia, it has been, yes, it has been wonderful to... well, for people to see that, and having given a really substantial amount of money to the charities, it is so appreciated, it has been absolutely amazing. you have had a few extra donations as well based on the number of people watching the video. completely. can i ask you, i want to know your thought processes in the final 100 metres, at any point did you think of "hold on a minute, my head isa bit big, i'm in trouble", or was it only when you hit it that you realise you could not get underneath it? yeah, no, i was far too confident, i did not think there would be any problems at all! it was only when i hit it that i thought, "oh, dear, this
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hasn't gone to plan!" the moment the clock stopped. simon thought that was funny, he is coming up thought that was funny, he is coming up next at two o'clock. he will stop all the clocks. now it's time for a look at the weather with helen willetts. good afternoon, despite the chilly start this morning for many it has turned out to be a decent afternoon with high pressure in charge. there is week by the front toward the whessoe has been plain sailing for northern ireland and the west of england and wales with a host of cloud and patchy rain and drizzle. they share a cloud over their weather cloud could give showers with the likes of kingfisher and lancashire but for the vast majority it is dry and quite warm. temperatures a little bit higher than yesterday but does so for the north of scotland and we could achieve 20 degrees in the next hour or so. love it sunshine to be enjoyed into this evening for the majority but not for northern ireland and for a western fringes of
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england and wales where this weather front is stepping up through the night. no frost worries here. under the starry skies elsewhere it will turn grey chilly overnight and there could be set mist or a fog returning to the east coast by morning and the likes of the central lowlands. we change our wind direction tomorrow as this weather front struts to move in and make further progress into mainland uk. it does push that low cloud offshore so hopefully some improvements were central lowlands but for further where some rain for glasgow. after a damp morning for northern ireland, you may push into the west. further is to keep some sunshine around and some fine and dry weather. through tomorrow night and wednesday that weather front makes more definite progress in land, across england, wales and scotla nd land, across england, wales and scotland although it clears temporarily for northern ireland we have more rain to come back in. temperatures in the sunshine will get into the mid—to high teens but it will probably be the last day this week we see those sort of
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temperatures because on thursday there is a more definite change from this atlantic westerly to in artic northerly so equals and fairly brisk northerly so equals and fairly brisk northerly went above the sand across the uk, bringing the risk of wintry showers, especially over the hills and the north but temperatures are starting to drop away and in london by friday, only 12 celsius. feeling colder because of that wind and if that was not enough, there is potential for night—time frosts, particularly friday and saturday night. goodbye.
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hello, you're watching afternoon live — i'm simon mccoy. today at 2pm: rape victims are to be asked to hand over their phones to the police — or risk their attackers not being prosecuted. campaigners are concerned. it's massively intrusive. it really has an impact on victims of rape who may be severely traumatised already by what's happened. it's another violation, in effect. of traumatised victims. spain's socialists celebrate victory in the country's general election — though they can't form a government by themselves. it's worse than we thought — the un says cyclone kenneth did far more damage in mozambique than was first believed. coming up on afternoon live all the sport — john watson. cricketer alex hales removed
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