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this is bbc news, i'm lukwesa burak. the headlines at five. australian prime minister, scott morrison, claims victory for his centre—right coalition government — in a shock result at the country's federal polls. tonight is not about me. it's not about even the liberal party. tonight is about every single australian who depends on the government to put them first. the shadow brexit secretary — sir keir starmer — says to break the brexit impasse, the government should commit to another referendum in the withdrawal agreement bill. prince william opens up about the ‘pain‘ he suffered after the death of his mother — diana, the princess of wales — in a bbc documentary about mental health. bigger than you and me.
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final preparations are under way for the 64th eurovision song contest in tel aviv — with michael rice flying the flag for the uk. and it's kick off at wembley, manchester city go for a historic domestic treble as they take on watford in the fa cup final. good afternoon and welcome to bbc news. australia's conservative government has pulled off a surprise victory — in the country's general election — to remain in office. exit polls had suggested a narrow victory for the opposition labour party for the first time in six years. in the end, prime minister, scott morrison's party edged ahead,
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prompting the leader of the opposition, bill shorten, to resign. earlier scott morrison thanked the voters. it's always been for those of you watching this at home tonight, for me and for my government, for all of my team, it's all about you. tonight is not about me or it's not about even the liberal party. tonight is about every single australian who depends on the government to put them first. and so, friends, that is exactly what we're going to do. our government will come together after this night and we will get back to workjust as glad as they did in new south wales. just a few months ago. and that is our task and that is my undertaking to australians from one end
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of the country to the other. i said that i was going to burn for you and i am, every single day. and this was the opposition labour party leader, bill shorten, conceding defeat a short time earlier. it is obvious that labour will not be able to form the next government. and so, in the national interest, a short while ago i called scott morrison to congratulate him. and i wishjenny and their daughters or the very best, and above all, i wish scott morrison good fortune and good courage in the service of our great nation. our correspondent, hywel griffith, is in sydney for us, and gave us an update on the result.
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the gap in the polls was always tied to about one or 2%, however scott morrison it is government rose on the wrong side of that committee trailed behind to labour for two and a half years. i suppose in a way this was a political miracle. scott morrison as well known for being a pentecostal christian and spoke about his faith and values he wants to project and protect in australia, but on that stage behind me that they are rapidly dismantling now he spoke about the miracle that had been delivered here in sydney tonight. do you think this is a case of better the devil you know for australians, or did that labour messagejust australians, or did that labour message just not australians, or did that labour messagejust not gel australians, or did that labour message just not gel with the australians? what was their message? i think inevitably it was a bit of both. labour were the ones that maybe had a more broad policy platform and the key to that was climate change. the polls for their worth told us that climate change
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with the one issue for voters and it seems that particularly in places like queensland it still huge and dominant and the do not get behind that change. they wanted to keep the status quo and go with scott morrison's argument that protecting the economy was the key and after 27 years without a recession i guess i'll show you thought better of the devil you know, as you say, was better than change. labour's brexit spokesman, sir keir starmer — has accused cabinet ministers of "torpedo—ing" — his party's negotiations with the government — which collapsed yesterday. he's called on theresa may to put a promise to hold a further referendum on the face of her eu withdrawal agreement — when its presented for a final time next month — before she steps down as prime minister. our political correspondent, jonathan blake, reports. an awkward and lacklustre launch for a european election campaign theresa may never wanted to fight.
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but the prime minister argued yesterday only the conservatives could deliver brexit. the big question is how. parliament has blocked her deal three times. early next month, they will vote again and some in her own party do not rate the prime minister's chances fourth time round. it has failed three times and you can watch the movie titanic 100 times but the ship sinks every time. if you are going to bring back this deal, and it has still got the backstop in it, the dup will not support it and an increasing number of conservative mps, even those who voted for it the second and third time, are saying enough is enough. as you go and knock on doors, we need to get that message out there. he had a message today, campaigning in cambridge. the shadow brexit secretary, who has long been a supporter of another referendum, called on the government to offer mps a say on whether to hold another public vote. we do need to break the impasse and one way to do that is for the government to put
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a public vote option on the face of the withdrawal agreement bill that it proposes to bring back in a few weeks' time. the prime minister has repeatedly ruled out another referendum but a downing street source said mps would have the opportunity to amend the withdrawal agreement bill to allow for one, if a majority of mps would support it. are you going to be standing for the tory leadership? do you think you are too divisive a character? with the contest to replace theresa may at least unofficially under way, a yougov poll for the times has put borisjohnson as the outright favourite among tory activists to be the next conservative leader. before the prime minister steps down, though, or is forced to resign, theresa may has one last chance to deliver brexit on her terms when parliament votes again in a couple of weeks' time. jonathan blake, bbc news. the duke of cambridge has spoken about the pressure of working as an air ambulance pilot — and the strain it placed on his mental health.
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in a bbc documentary, he says he was left with the feeling that death was always around the corner. prince william also said that losing his mother, diana, princess of wales — when he was a child — was a pain like no other. andy moore reports. he is the man who will be king, and his voice carries when he decides to take up a particular issue, in this case mental health. we have got to relax a little bit and be able to talk about our emotions because we are not robots. in this documentary, prince william sits in a changing room and discusses the issue with stars of the footballing world. he speaks candidly about the enormous grief he suffered when his mother, princess diana, died in a car crash in 1997. he was just 15. i think when you are bereaved at a very young age, any time really, but particularly at a young age, i can resonate closely to that, you feel pain like no other pain, and you know within your life it is going to be very difficult
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to come across something that is going to be even worse pain than that but it also brings you so close to all those other people out there who have been bereaved. england and spurs defender danny rose was praised by the prince when he spoke publicly about his depression, but some people were not so understanding. in the summer, i was speaking to another club, and they said, the club would like to meet you, just to check you are not crazy. because of what you said? yeah, because of what i had said and what i had been through. prince william spoke about the stress of his formerjob as an air ambulance pilot. he said he sometimes found it very difficult to deal with his feelings. in some cases, very raw emotional day to day stuff where you're dealing with families who are having the worst news they could ever possibly have, on a day—to—day basis. it leaves you with a very depressing, very negative feeling where you think, death is just around the door everywhere i go. that is quite a burden to carry and feel. prince william says the best way to share that burden is to be honest and talk openly about the mental health issues that all of us experience.
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andy moore, bbc news. you can see more of that interview with the duke of cambridge in the documentary, ‘a royal team talk: tackling mental health‘ — which will be broadcast on bbc one — tomorrow night — at 10:30pm. a man has died after a fight in a street in rochdale last night. he's believed to be in his early 20s. greater manchester police say a woman, who's 25, has been arrested in connection with the murder investigation. a woman's been arrested after a fire broke out on ilkley moor, in west yorkshire this morning. some roads were closed and, at its height, around 50 firefighters tackled the blaze. the 48—year—old was arrested after members of the public reported a woman acting suspiciously near the fire. it comes a month after a huge blaze caused significant damage in the area. rallies against the prosecution of former british soldiers — who served in northern ireland — have been held across
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the uk. hundreds of people, many of them waving banners in support of an army veteran, being prosecuted for the murder of two men, on bloody sunday, protested outside broadcasting house in london. rallies were also held in glasgow, cardiff, and northern ireland. the united states and canada have dropped aluminium and steel tariffs — that were imposed just under a year ago. it follows lengthy negotiations and a telephone call yesterday — between president trump and the canadian prime minister, justin trudeau. it could pave the way for the ratification of a new north american trade agreement. david willis reports. crowd chanting: usa, usa, usa! president trump broke the news that he was lifting tariffs on metal imports from neighbours, mexico and canada, in a speech in washington, dc. we have just reached an agreement with canada and mexico and we'll be selling our product into those
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countries without the imposition of tariffs or major tariffs. big difference. president trump imposed tariffs on steel and aluminium imports last march, pitting the us against all its major trading partners, including the european union. lifting them in regards to mexico and canada is expected to pave the way to the ratification of the united states, mexico, canada agreement — the trilateral replacement for nafta. these continued tariffs on steel and aluminium and our counter—measures represented significant barriers to moving forward with the new nafta agreement. now that we've had a full lift on these tariffs, we are going to work with the united states on timing for ratification but we're very optimistic we're going to be able to move forward well in the coming weeks.
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the us has also announced a pause in plans to levy tariffs of up to 25% on cars and car parts from the eu and japan. although those tariffs on steel and aluminium remain. president trump is giving negotiators six months in which to reach agreement. he believes foreign competition is hurting us car sales and thereby hampering research and development which amounts to a threat to us national security. but whilst it pushes forward with a trade deal close to home, the trump administration is holding the line with china. this week china announced retaliatory tariffs against the us and the next round of negotiation between the world's two largest economies are said to be in flux. mr trump has also declared a national emergency to protect us computer networks from foreign adversaries — an announcement widely thought to be directed at the chinese telecoms giant,
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huawei. with china and the us locked in an escalating trade war, america may feel it needs its allies and some are saying peace on the trade front here might even strengthen the president's hand in negotiations with the chinese. david willis, bbc news, los angeles. the headlines on bbc news. australian prime minister, scott morrison, claims victory for his centre—right coalition government — in a shock result at the country's federal polls. the shadow brexit secretary — sir keir starmer — says to break the brexit impasse, the government should commit to another referendum in the withdrawal agreement bill. prince william opens up about the ‘pain' he suffered after the death of his mother — diana, the princess of wales — in a bbc documentary about mental health.
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the debate around the future of the irish border has been a significant stumbling block in the brexit process, with the forthcoming eu elections expected to be particularly hard—fought in northern ireland. ahead of the vote next week, our ireland correspondent chris page has been to hear people's views.. politics is full of ups and downs. standing for election can be a white knuckle ride, especially during the stop—start unpredictable brexit process. the impact on northern ireland is probably greater than most places because of the land border with the irish republic so it is clear what issue is the main one for voters this week. i think we should have been out years ago but i think we need somebody with strong leadership in the government and we don't have that. we need a second referendum or do something like that because i don't know if brexit is a good idea. ijust feel that it's not straightforward to leave any more, i feel that i'm not who we can
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actually trust now. this is one of the biggest events in northern ireland. more than 100,000 people visit the balmoral show every year and one of the reasons why it is so huge is that agriculture and the food industry are massively important to the economy here. we have an industry here that is in fine fettle and really good form but potentially will be massively affected by brexit if we have a withdrawal without a proper agreement behind it. that could affect us in so many different terms, particularly around the movement of people and the access to markets and the tariffs associated with those. farm animals and farm produce are traded across the border all year round. the invisibility of the frontier helps to explain why 56% of people in this part of the uk voted to remain in the eu. no matter what three politicians are elected as meps on thursday, business people say they need
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clarity about brexit. we are frustrated because we are well—established hit within northern ireland but we would love to get a foothold within southern ireland and at the moment that seems to be far away from us. and people based near the border deeply feel the effect of political decisions or divisions. hopefully it will be a good outcome because otherwise it is going to be very tricky, even getting over and back from the border every day because we are farmers in the north but the road is in the south so logistically it would be a nightmare, let alone for business. from a business point of view, we are based in enniskillen, only 15 miles from the irish border, and to think we could be a situation where there's going to be a hard border and tariffs imposed on businesses, it is just crazy. we are depending on the politicians to get things sorted out. and if it's not sorted out, i don't think there's a politician in the country who could show their face out their front door again.
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brexit has generated strong words and passionate opinions. the last few days have been all about competitions between farmers but in thursday's contest, voters will decide which political arguments are most clear cut. chris page, bbc news, in county down. and you can find more details and analysis on the eu elections over on the bbc news website. and next week, we will be continuing our series of interviews with meps and leaders from the main uk parties standing in the european elections , in a special ‘ask this. you can send us your questions to put to them. on monday, we'll speak to conservative mep, ashely fox, and vince cable the lib dem leader. then on tuesday, we're interviewing gerard batten the ukip leader, and on wednesday it will be the turn ofjohn healey from labour, and adam price, the plaid cymru leader. details of how to get
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in touch are on the screen. thousands of women with down's syndrome, who are going through the menopause, might not be getting the help they need because health professionals often overlook their symptoms. the down's syndrome association warns that emotional symptoms — are sometimes written off as challenging behaviour — caused by a learning disability. jayne mccubbin has been to find out more. right, ladies. what do you all know about menopause? it's the change. the change. it's something what men don't have to go through. there's a reason it's been women given to women — because we can cope. sorry, man in the room! i'm here to be abused — it's fine! this is the award—winning cafe leap in leeds. it's run for and by people with learning disabilities. but this session is to help women prepare and go through the change. feeling sad and tearful, depressed, forgetting things. you can get angry.
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i get quite tearful. you can get quite tearful sometimes. you've got lots of support here. we're all sisters. should we do a group hug? it's something, susan, every woman sat in this table is going to go through, sweetheart. my name is susan hanley and i am 5a years old and i'm going through the menopause. susan is the chair of cafe leap and has had a tough time coping with some of the worst of the symptoms. what do you fancy? but this is where she comes for advice and support and essential tea and cake. a woman needs her cake. nice. not bad. becky told me you were a bit scared at first. i was a bit scared. i wasn't sure what i was going through. you weren't sure what was happening. i could get really low
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but i try to pick up myself. that's all you can do, really. the down's syndrome society tell us too many women like susan get late diagnosis and delayed support because symptoms are too often missed by gps. women with down's syndrome, they tend to go through the menopause earlier than the majority so the majority, they tend to say it's 50—plus, whereas with down's syndrome, it can be in your early 40s. and there is another reason symptoms can be missed as well. it's called diagnostic overshadowing. often that is when someone is classed as having challenging behaviour, for example, or they're having an emotional outburst. so gps or medical professionals will miss an underlying medical problem because theyjust haven't taken the time to see beyond the learning disability? yeah. for some reason, it never seems to get picked up as menopause.
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please, doctors, nurses, whatever, please help us. don't use long words. don't talkjargon. don't hold it in. get it all out, out of your system. you'll feel great in yourself. one third of women will fly through the menopause, one third will manage the symptoms, but another third will find it hard and women with learning difficulties might need that bit extra help to make sense of what is happening. jayne mccubbin, bbc news. the governor of the us state of missouri, mike parson, says he will sign a bill which limits women's access to abortion. it would prevent almost all terminations after eight weeks of pregnancy. it comes just days after alabama introduced a near—total ban on abortion, prompting country wide protests from pro—choice supporters.
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there are reports austria is heading for a snap election after the deputy chancellor, heinz christian strache, resigned. it follows the emergence of a video in which the leader of the far right freedom party, apparently promised public contracts — in exchange for campaign support before the general election two years ago. mr strache complained he was the victim of political targeting. mr strache addressed reporters a little earlier where he apologised for his behaviour and announced his resignation. translation: today at 11am i had a conversation with the chancellor which i offered my resignation from the function or a vice chancellor and he accepted this decision. i'm doing this in my responsibility for this project to prevent any further damage to my family because that is the most important thing in life. my party, and my office. the final of the 64th
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eurovision song contest takes place in tel aviv this evening, following israel's win last year. it's one of the world's longest—running tv talent shows, and the biggest. however, there's controversy this year, with dozens of artists calling for a boycott because of israel's treatment of the occupied palestinian territories. from tel aviv, david sillito reports. welcome to the eurovision song contest 2019! eurovision, and thousands have arrived here in tel aviv for what many israelis feel is a chance to show a different image to the world. it is very exciting that it has come to our country. my country, israel. some people have got the wrong idea, i believe, and now they have seen that israel can really host true parties without any problems. indeed, here amongst the fans it is very much the traditional eurovision party atmosphere, but there have been protests and there are those who believe this
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should not be happening in israel. there have been calls to boycott the event around europe, and here in tel aviv, they will continue as the show begins. it is an occupying country, and it is actively denying the rights of the palestinian people, so having the eurovision in israel is supporting that actively and financially. so far there has been little disruption, but organisers are warning that if anything happens on stage tonight, it will be stopped immediately. david sillito, bbc news, tel aviv. the president of the uk's biggest eurovision fan club, ogae uk alasdair rendall described the mood in tel aviv(tx sot) the atmosphere here is incredible, people are just here to enjoy what is an incredible event, the annual
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eurovision song contest which will have loved for years and there's always some kind of political aspect to it and yes that may be more so this year but there's no real sense of that here in tel aviv in the run—up to the contest. just how big is it? is the biggest thing in the world. the biggest tv musical spectacle and defence have been ascending here in their numbers and that many in the uk here. many good songs taking part and we saw the final rehearsal yesterday, we've got a really good show in store for us tonight. what do you think of the uk placement? how does that bode for michael rice? 16 is actually quite a good place to have in the running order in and of itself. you want to be in the second half but not right at the end. we are overshadowed another side by two really strong songs from norway and iceland because they have such an impact there's always the risk that his
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song gets overshadowed. which would bea song gets overshadowed. which would be a shame because he has a really good song, he has a really good voice and he sells the song well, it's got a strong anthemic quality. your organisation spoke to michael yesterday or a day ago, what did he say? he was very excited about taking part, he has shown some concerns about the negativity he sees oi'i concerns about the negativity he sees on social media and some of the negative reaction to his song which i think is an unfortunate aspect of modern life but he's trying not to let that get on top of him and focusing on his performance, the three minutes on stage to sell the song. the netherlands are clearly the front runners here. why do you think that is? dave just got an outstanding song. big, powerfuland moody and dark valid. the very good
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singerand many moody and dark valid. the very good singer and many country in europe. has the commercial quality and it strong. it's leading the betting by some way, he is facing some tough this year. any of about six or seven songs that could win.|j this year. any of about six or seven songs that could win. i wasjust going to say, is not always about the songs but obviously we want to hear your comments on that. it's also about the drama and the outfits, what should we look out for and what really took you aback when we we re and what really took you aback when we were watching the rehearsals? need to have more thanjust a great song to win, it be the best singer and the best performer. it's a performance contest as well as a song contest. that's were a country like australia really comes into their own this year. they have an incredibly unusual performance with a p0p incredibly unusual performance with a pop opera. it won't give too much away but it's on giant polls with some dancers on even more away but it's on giant polls with some dancers on even more giant polls swaying behind her. if that
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sounds weird take a look this evening. and madonna. just tell us more. madonna. we are expecting her to make an appearance some point during the show tonight and kind of divided fans. the people are saying yes it's great to have someone of the legendary star quality of madonna take part, but there's also a sense it is this the right place for her? you should know better to be sure of local talent and artists, she does not have any obvious connection with your vision, but it worked withjustin connection with your vision, but it worked with justin timberlake back in 2016. it became one of his biggest hits and it some presidents there. all very, very under wraps at there. all very, very under wraps at the moment. and until she sets foot on stage this evening there's a bit ofa on stage this evening there's a bit of a sense of i will believe it when i see it. whether time. we have seen a reversal of fortune
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really for today. the sunshine developing more widely for england and wales and as a result has felt more warmer. that warmth has been triggering some heavy showers. for the north for northern ireland adherents calendar has been out quite a lot colder than we have had for quite a while underneath the cloud and outbreaks of rain and drizzle. temperatures struggling to 11 to 13 degrees. as we head into this evening we will find low cloud still affecting particularly main lens and so some rain and drizzle around as well and fairly gentle easterly breeze and still quite cloudy and grey and damp and slow the brightening up, maybe in the far north of england but still showers around here and for the south you can see the sunshine but these are slow—moving and heavy showers not far away from wembley in actual fa ct. far away from wembley in actual fact. for this evening a lot of their showers will fade away and it turning misty with patchy fog and low cloud coming in of the north sea. also some cloud continuing in scotla nd sea. also some cloud continuing in scotland and northern ireland, so a bit damp and drizzly those temperatures will resolve typically
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seven to 9 degrees by the end of the night. the head into tomorrow many places should be warmer than today, especially in the sunshine but again with light winds and slow—moving and heavy and potentially sundry showers we start off a bit cloudy for northern ireland and scotland and it will brighten here. though showers arriving through the afternoon and with sunshine after the morning mist and fog for england and wales some slow—moving and heavy showers. maybe ina line slow—moving and heavy showers. maybe in a line across the spine of england and downpours here. temperature is a touch higher particularly in the southeast, 20 degrees and warmer today for scotla nd degrees and warmer today for scotland and northern ireland. but we have is this slight weather pattern and nothing much is changing at the moment, we have an area of low pressure and close to an area of high pressure, but we are just getting these showers developing again is to get a bit of heat through the day. a bit of a misty start on monday morning in sunny spells developing. though showers arriving as well. not much wind to move them on and though showers little bit further east across england it temperatures very similar
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to sunday 17 to the central belt and 19 or 20% to sunday 17 to the central belt and 19 or20% in to sunday 17 to the central belt and 19 or 20% in parts of england or wales. as we head into tuesday with a wet weather across central and northern scotland otherwise dryer elsewhere. dryer midweek but weather again towards the end of the week.
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hello this is bbc news with lukwesa burak. the headlines... australian prime minister, scott morrison, claims victory for his centre—right coalition government — in a shock result at the country's federal polls. tonight is not about me or it's not about even the liberal party. tonight is about every single australian, who depends on their government to put them first. the shadow brexit secretary — sir keir starmer — says to break the brexit impasse, the government should commit to another referendum in the withdrawal agreement bill.
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prince william opens up about the ‘pain' he suffered after the death of his mother — diana, the princess of wales — in a bbc documentary about mental health. music. and final preparations are underway for the 64th eurovision song contest in tel aviv — with michael rice flying the flag for the uk. sport and for a full round up, from the bbc sport centre, here's karthi. it's all about the magic number three. it is indeed. you'll be excited about your vision and the fa cup. wofford stand in the way of an unprecedented travel of domestic trade for manchester city. it kicked off around half an hour ago. we have had a goal on 25 minutes, it
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was her manchester city and it was david silva who gave the lead 27 previous games this afternoon, helped along the way by racine sterling. let's have a look at the pictures. city — league cup and pl title. they are looking for a third english trophy. it a the first time any cloud is that not wofford looking foran fa cup cloud is that not wofford looking for an fa cup title since 1984, and may be visited by the fact that the city top score is on the bench, but they have now scored to make sure it they have now scored to make sure it they are in the driver's seat of that so one nail to manchester city and the fa cup final against wofford. we'll keep you updated. in the scottish premiership, st mirren have won back to back league games for the first time this season but they will still face a play—off to stay in the top division. st mirren beat already—relegated dundee 3—2. cody cooke scoring a hat—trick
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to secure victory. but hamilton's 2—nil win at home to stjohnstone means st mirren finish in 11th place and will now face dundee united in the play—off final. here's confirmation of those two results. dan be losing to st mary in. motherwell beat livingston 3—2 motherwell were guaranteed seventh place and livingston had already secured ninth. — great game for the fans to watch though. lyon are on course to win the women's champions league for a fourth season in a row. they're 3—0 up against barcelona in the final in budapest. dzensifer marozsan with their first. and then they scored two goals in five minutes to take control of the match. ada hegerbeg making it 2—0. and the norweigian scored lyon's third moments later.
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she's now completed her hat—trick — lyon 4—0 up. looking like they will take the champions league title again. brooks koepka is the man to catch in the second major of the year, the uspga tournament in new york. the american extended his lead with the lowest 36 hole score in major championship history. here's the leaderboard. koepka will tee off his third round at ten to eight uk time. the defending champion is a remarkable 12 under par, seven shots clear of fellow american jordan spieth and australian adam scott. matt wallace is the best placed englishman on 4 under, withjustin rose a further shot back. he was nine under i was comfortable with my position, 12 under not so co mforta ble with my position, 12 under not so comfortable i don't like it as much and so far being in the front like that, but you know all we can do is
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go out and try and play good rounds of golf and see what happened. johanna konta has become the first british woman to reach the final of the italian open in 48 years. the british number one had to come from behind to beat kiki bertens. the world number 4 won the first set 7—5. but konta fought back — winning the next two sets 7—5, 6—2. konta will play karolina pliskova or maria sakkari in tomorrow's final. 1st set. final day of rugby union's regular prmeireship season. teens are vying for play off positions and the last remaining spots in europe. harlequins can sneak into the last playoff spot in the top four but need to beat wasps. they've let in three tries — two of them byjoe simpson — to trail at the ricoh arena and as things stand — they'll have to settle for fifth as things stand. a win though would change everything because northampton are losing at leaders exeter.
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it's been a high scoring contest at sandy park — level at half time with three tries a piece but matt kvesic‘s try early into the second half has put exeter back in front. exeter name a strong side for the clash with northampton, knowing a win will ensure they finish top of the table. updated scores on the website. catalan dragons are celebrating after beating wigan in a historic super league match in spain. they won 33—16 at barcelona's nou camp — in their first appearance at the stadium. catalans scored the game's first try — michael mcilorum going over against his former club. wigan fought back though — this superb solo try from liam marshall reduced the deficit to two points at half time. but catalan were too strong in the second half — scoring four tries to win in front of a record cloud of over 31,000. caleb ewan won stage eight of cycling's giro d'italia.
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the australian sprinter followed pascal ackermann into the final corner before launching his sprint around 100 metres from the line. it is ewan's first stage win this year. italu's valerio conti remains in the lead overall. triathlon now and alistair brownlee and sophie coldwell won their respective races at the world cup in italy. and at the world triathlon series in yokohama, britain's alex yee finished fifth in the men's race. it was 21—year—old yee's first standard—distance race on the world series circuit and a medal would have sealed the first step towards olympic qualification for next year's tokyo games. georgia taylor—brown also finished fifth in the women's race. athletes often talk about their journey to get to the olympics and it's usually a tale of great sacrifice and dedication but weightlifter cyrille tchatchet the second has a story that stands out from the rest. just a few years ago,
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cyrille was living on the streets of brighton and was suffering from depression. now, he's hoping to compete as part of the refugee team in japan next summer. david mcdaid has been to meet him. a record—breaking weightlifter and national champion, serial the second isa national champion, serial the second is a strong as they come. on the surface you would never know he's a man who came back from the brink.|j talked about suicide for a long time just any day, i nearly attempted actually, it's true that i actually got hurt physically will stop he developed depression two months after finding himself homeless developed depression two months afterfinding himself homeless in brighton in 2014. he fled to the athletes village at the glasgow commonwealth games where he competed for his native cameroon. commonwealth games where he competed for his native cameroonlj commonwealth games where he competed for his native cameroon. i was living in a new country and a new
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city and not knowing anyone and you feel like you're nothing, i had no food i had no why there i was helpless, that was that thing got to a point where ijust helpless, that was that thing got to a point where i just thought what am i even wasting time, just kill yourself. a phone call to the samaritans elected him getting help in applying for asylum for reasons he he cannot yet disclose. i'm going to check your bread —— blood pressure. rebuilding his life in the uk, his training as a mental health nurse. the main reason i got into nursing is because i experienced depression and i received support so i kind of want to get in to get back the support i received from nurses and my gp. on top of studies, he's also been earmarked as a possible member of the refugee team at next year olympics in tokyo. compared your life now to when you were on the streets and you thought i don't wa nt to the streets and you thought i don't
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want to live any more how is it now because you know i'm happy at the moment, i go to university, i'm able to train now. i have a room roof of food to eat, i feel safe. great story there and here's a look at the other stories. in the london leg of the diving world series, dan goodfellow and jack laugher made the most of the home advantage and have booked themselves a place in the men's 3metre springboard final, which will get under way shortly. britain's reece prescod ran a sub ten second race in the season opener in the men's100metres at the shanghai diamond league, that was good enough for fourth place in the final. america's noah lyles finished ahead of christian coleman in a photo finish forfirst place. marc marquez has equalled valentino rossi's record of pole positions in motogps premier class, after setting the pace in qualifying for tomorrow's french grand prix at le mans.
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britain's cal crutchlow will start in 14th. dutch driver beitske visser has won the second w series race at zolder with a commanding lead of almost eight and a half seconds beating great britian's jamie chadwick who had started from pole position. visser capitalised on confusion at the start of the race over the waving of the green flag and she used that to take the lead, holding on to it for the entire race. in hockey, great britain men's team were beaten 2—3 by argentina in the fih pro league in london today. they stay third in the table. and in the women's earlier, great britain were defeated 2—1 in a penalty shootout. scores were locked at1 apeice at full—time. australia's cricketers have arrived in england ahead of the world cup which starts in 12 days time. batsmen steve smith and david warner are both in their squad having served a 12 month ban following the ball tampering scandal in south africa in march 2018. australia's coachjustin langer
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acknowledged that their return has clearly strenghtened australia but he still sees england as clear favourites. they play brilliant cricket i watch the game last night, they are obviously the red hot favourite for the tournament, they are playing here in their home country and playing brilliant and they deserve to be number one in the wild so we are looking forward to playing them, and it's good rivalry between estimate it will be nice to see where we are against the best team in the world. more i had, letting you know it's too narrow to manchester city and the fa cup final, that gold was credited to rahim sterling, several players trying to get the ball over the goal line and into the nap for manchester city but that is manchester city to an city but that is manchester city to a n wofford city but that is manchester city to an wofford now as you approach half time you can watch on bbc one and stay updated on the sports website.
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time for the film review. hello, and welcome to the film review on bbc news. to take us through this week's cinema releases is mark kermode. what do we have this week? we have "john wick three: pa rabellum". keanu reeves prepares for war. birds of passage, a very impressive drama from columbia. and beats, a return to ‘90s rave culture. so why‘s it called "parabellum"? because if you want peace, prepare for war. and most of what happens in thejohn wick movies is fighting. this picks up — have you followed the first two movies? no. this picks up at the end of the second one, where he's about to be excommunicated
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from the secret society of killers, which once he is, everybody will be trying to kill him, and there's a $14 million price tag on his head. he can't trust anyone except his dog. here is a fairly low—key clip from the film, and it's one of the very few low—key moments. new york public library. you got it. change of plan. the continental. can you see that he's received by the concierge?
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yes sir, mr wick. good dog. so he gets the dog to safety so that he can engage in the main business of the film, which is fighting two, three, ten, 20 people at a time. sometimes in a library attacking them with books, and sometimes in a moroccan bazaar, in which dogs are involved. sometimes in a glass office entirely filled with glass cases, entirely filled with glasses skulls into which people can be smashed at regular intervals. and the interesting thing is — it's very violent but in a movie—violence kind of way. at one point there is an image of harold lloyd. and actually it's like that kind of harold lloyd slapstick, its physical performance. some people are sniffy about keanu reeves‘ acting, but he's a great physical actor — if you look at things like the matrix. the fight sequences are choreographed like a hollywood musical. if you ever saw the raid, it's the same — it's like watching
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a musical dance number that happens to involve the fighting. the same way that sam raimi made the evil dead — he said, "it's not a horror movie, it's a three stooges movie with blood and guts standing in for custard pies." and although it's a film that's full of destruction, it's cinematic, stylised destruction. i must say, i think it was really good fun. be honest, do you get bored of that kind of violence? i did not. in the previousjohn wicks, i have not enjoyed them as much. in the case of the matrix — which started at this really high point and tailed off — i actually enjoyed this the most. there's a couple of lulls, a couple of moments where you think you're getting exhausted with the sheer levels of fighting. but actually, one of the things i like about it is it takes its physicality very seriously. they play out in quite long shots. i like martial arts movies anyway, and i like the attention to detail. i like good fighting.
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i struggle to think of another movie which involved "death by book". it's interesting — there's kung fu, horse—fu, and dog—fu. so it's all the forms of fighting you can imagine. and book—fu? there you go. ok, birds of passage — about the colombian drug trade? a terrific drama from the makers of embrace of the serpent. it's a film with the epic sweep of the godfather, but also — as with embrace of the serpent — it's about indigenous people. it's about how the emerging drug trade changes the lives of the people in northern columbia. it starts with a young man who's asked for somebody‘s with their hand in marriage and told he needs to get the dowry, by which he sells marijuana and discovers he can make a lot of money doing it. but with that wealth comes change, and everything comes at a price. the brilliant thing is it's almost like a tone poem. it has a narrative,
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but as you watch it, the tones of the film — there's an earthy, natural tone at the beginning, with bright and very vibrant colors. but as the film goes on, those are kind of replaced by garish polyester shirts, the glint of guns, and the sound of gunfire. it's also a film the opens and closes with song. there's a singing shepherd that is singing the story trying to remember this cultural story. much as i was talking before aboutjohn wick owing a debt to musicals, this has a brilliant soundtrack that seeps up from the ground. it's really rich and a really richly textured film, and you can see it as a drama about the two people, or about extended family — or you can see it as a wider story about a country changing during this period. it's dark, and it is about the culture being lost, but i thought it was really — i think you'll like it. it's a really smart film. it's on my list already. now, beats — 1994, rave culture.
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were you a raver? no. me neither. laughter. school disco, does that count? well, i don't dance at all. it's about two teenagers in 1994 having one last rave—y hurrah before life takes them different ways. timing is very important because 1994 was the criminaljustice act that sought to outlaw illegal raves and referring specifically to impromptu meetings featuring music that consisted of "a succession of repetitive beats". that's how the law defined it. let's have a clip. to be governed is to be at every operation, noted, registered, stamped, measured, numbered, assessed, authorised, admonished, prevented, forbidden corrected, watched, inspected, spied upon, directed, enrolled, indoctrinated, preached at, controlled, checked. in other words, listeners,
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sisters, brothers — they want us to get in line, but we won't cover the one is to be afraid of each other but we are not. we are better than this. the only good system is a sound system, and if i can't dance to it, it's not my revolution. this is my revolution, listeners. this one... i dearly hope you will make it yours too. join us. wendy! 0i—oi! here, drink that. try to keep it together, all right? right. it's adapted from a stage play and being rewritten by the author, and i thought it was impressively done — not least because i know nothing about rave culture and nothing about the music.
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i've never been to a rave, but what the film manages to do is — as with birds of passage, it's a love story about these friends that will be torn apart. and on the other hand, it's a wider thing about the changing political landscape. what it does is it manages to show you what's attractive about the rave. you saw that was in black—and—white — there's a section when the music takes over it and goes into this explosion of colour, which reminded me of the hallucinogenic sequences from the ken russel‘s film, altered states, which i love. and it also has the grit of a shane meadows film — you believe in the characters and their lives, they‘ re really well played. and also had something to do with — it's set at the end of — 1994 is the dog end of rave culture. so it has that melancholia of withnail & i. it's really well done and very affectionate. like i said, people who know anything about rave culture say it's spot—on in terms of its detail. for me, as someone that was outside of that — the criminaljustice act of 1994
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actually amped up the video recordings act, which if you are a horror movie fan, was a big deal. this was very well directed. it is all in black—and—white? it is, except when they are in the — when the music is playing in the rave, it suddenly goes into this explosion. it's really great because — for the first time, i understood the music. i thought, "ok, i get it". it does notjust sound like, to quote the law, "a succession of repetitive beats", it's something much more ecstatic than that. best out? there is a re—issue of dr strangelove — we talked about a clockwork orange being back out in cinemas. there's a kubrick retrospective at the british film institute, there's an exhibition on at the design museum. dr strangelove's a satire about the end of the world and insanity of nuclear weapons, and the madness of international politics. made in 1964?
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it stars peter sellers in many roles and it's — i think it's really great black comedy. it has one of the best comedy lines of any film ever, which is, "gentlemen, you can't fight here, this is the war room". but it's a really terrific movie. does it have anything to say about today's world at all? worryingly so. that's always terrifying. you look back at it and say, "wow, that is relevant". the design of the film is brilliant. best dvd? i like mary, queen of scots. i'm a fan of the movie, it didn't get universally good reviews. it's got great performances by margot robbie and saoirse ronan, and it has great directing. aside from one sequence that feels theatrical, it's really cinematic and has a really lovely score by max richter. you know how a great film score can really lift the drama ? it was one of those things that i thought the score was very subtly filling in so much detail. i thought it was a really good piece of work. my editor who studied history was very cross because elizabeth meets mary, and that never happened. that is the one scene that's very theatrical. they meet in what appears to be
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a laundry in the middle of nowhere. like a laundrette? it's like an ancient laundrette, they're wafting between sheets. i know many historians are very cross about that, but that's the one scene that strikes a wrong note. artistic license. thank you very much, indeed. good to see you. that's it for this week, thank you so much for watching, and it's goodbye from both of us. hello, good afternoon. we have seen a reversal of fortune for today. the sunshine has been developing more widely for england and wales. as a result, it has felt a bit warmer, but that has been triggering some heavy showers. further north for northern ireland and here in scotland, it has been colder than it has been for quite awhile underneath the cloud, and outbreaks of rain and drizzle. temperatures have been struggling 11—13 celsius. into this evening, no cloud is still affecting particularly mainland scotland. still some rain and drizzle around, a fairly gentle easterly breeze.
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so quite cloudy and gray and damp across northern ireland, slowly brightening up in the far north of england, but still some showers. further south, some sunshine, but slow moving, heavy showers not far away from wembley in fact. this evening, a lot of the showers will fade away. we will see it turning misty with patchy fog, low cloud coming in off the north sea. also some cloud continuing for scotland and northern ireland. still some damp and ireland. still some damp and justly conditions, temperatures 7—9 degrees. into tomorrow, many places should be warmer than today, especially in the sunshine. again, light winds and slow moving heavy, potentially thundery showers. bit cloudy for northern ireland and scotland, but it should brighten up. some showers arriving through the afternoon, and with sunshine after the morning mist and fog for england and wales, some slow moving, heavy showers.
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maybe in a line across the spine of england some downpours here. temperatures a touch higher, particularly in the south—east. warmer than today for scotland and northern ireland. nothing much is changing at the moment. we are close to an area of low pressure. of high pressure as well, but we are getting these showers developing as they get a bit of heat to the day. again, a misty start on monday morning, some sunny spells developing. those showers arriving as well. not much wind to move them on. showers further east across england, and temperatures similar to those of sunday. 17 through the central belt. 19 or 24 southern parts of england and wales. heading into tuesday, wet weather across central and northern scotland. otherwise, dry elsewhere. turning wetter towards the end of the week.
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this is bbc news, i'm lukwesa burak. the headlines at 6pm. australian prime minister, scott morrison, claims victory for his centre—right coalition government — in a shock result at the country's federal polls. tonight is not about me. it's not about even the liberal party. tonight is about every single australian who depends on the government to put them first. the shadow brexit secretary — sir keir starmer — says to break the brexit impasse, the government should commit to another referendum in the withdrawal agreement bill. prince william opens up about the ‘pain' he suffered after the death of his mother — diana, the princess of wales — in a bbc documentary about mental health. bigger than you and me.
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