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this is bbc news. the headlines at 5pm. tens of thousands ofjubilant liverpool fans welcome home the champions of europe. they're on a victory lap of the city — afterjurgen klopp‘s team beat tottenham 2—0 in madrid. we are live in merseyside where an estimated three quarters of a million people have gathered to see liverpool return with the european cup. president trump's verdict on brexit. britain should be prepared to leave the eu without a deal, he says on the eve of his arrival in london. former universities minister sam gyimah become the 13th candidate to enter the conservative leadership contest to replace theresa may.
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heavy rain and snow hampers the search for eight climbers, including four from britain, who are missing in the himalayas. a cruise ship loses control as it docks in venice, crashing into the wharf and hitting a tourist boat. a shock defeat for anthonyjoshua — losing his three boxing world titles in new york to underdog andy ruiz junior. full details in sports day in half an hour. liverpool's players are on a victory parade through the city after their champions league victory against tottenham last night. the players arrived back in the uk earlier today with the european cup trophy — it is the sixth time they've won the competition.
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stuart flinders is in liverpool for us. from what you were saying to us a little by local, it is still at least one hour before you get a glimpse of the bus for real.m least one hour before you get a glimpse of the bus for real. if you ta ke glimpse of the bus for real. if you take a look here, there are hundreds of thousands of people already gathered here. many of them started arriving at about 12 o'clock and those who got here late decided the best way to go was up. you can see people on top of the traffic light columns, signposts, anything where they can get a bit of height. you can see the office block behind looking through the window. that looks like a good vantage point. a bit of excitement five minutes ago when they thought mo salah had turned up on foot ahead of the rest of the players. it turned out of couege of the players. it turned out of college to be a lookalike. but many fa ns were college to be a lookalike. but many fans were pleased to see him. he was
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hoisted onto their shoulders and people were having their photograph taken with him. the bus has been on its way for about an hour. it is getting pretty windy here. it is really quite windy. the bus has been on its way for an hour and it could be under hour before it reaches us here as it makes its slow progress along the street through residential areas and finally onto the waterfront where we are just near. you are now looking at the albert dock near the beatles museum. you can see the crowds are pretty dense the stop they say the could be three quarters of a million people here today. who knows, it may be more with this fine weather, a weekend and with many people travelling from other parts of the country and other parts of europe just to be here to see the european cup. stewart, i
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suppose it is difficult for people in liverpool who are so used to celebrating various liverpool victories to find... they could give many players the freedom of the city. but clearly they value these demonstrations of genuine pride. the acid test of this teen‘s popularity is the fact that people are there. yes, these are people who go and watch them week in, week out. they watch them week in, week out. they watch them week in, week out. they watch them on tv. people who invest a lot of their time, money and emotion in the club and for the players and the manager to travel through this and see this emotion and affection back at them, it must meana and affection back at them, it must mean a great deal. you get the impression that it does tojuergen
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klopp who seems to have formed a real bond with this club and with this city. liverpool have won the european cup six times. they are the countries most successful team in europe. it is only real madrid, with 13, and milan with seven who has a better record. they have won more european cups and all the other premier league clubs combined. that is something to celebrate. that is why there are so many people out here today. one thing that struck me was the real sense of appreciation, even amongst spurs fans, for how liverpool had played. a lot of spurs fa ns were liverpool had played. a lot of spurs fans were saying that they would rather have won it but they deserved it. the number of points they got in the premier league, 97. in most yea rs the premier league, 97. in most years that would have won the title. manchester united when they won the
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treble, they got 70 odd points. not to win eight, what a blow. it would have been a real blow if they had gone this season without winning anything. no one will begrudge the fantastic success. the way they play, with an open, attacking style, so play, with an open, attacking style, so many goals created and scored by their defenders and their two fullbacks. they get forward and putting crosses that lead to gold. it isa putting crosses that lead to gold. it is a phenomenal side to watch and they are all quite young, with a long way to go. who knows how long this team could be at the top. we are going to have a few years now with liverpool and manchester city vying with each other to be the best clu b vying with each other to be the best club in england. it is quite one for the north west of england team. there is another season ahead of those yet. we will come back to you
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a little later. it looks like it is turning into a lovely evening, despite the win. thank you very much. thank you very much. good afternoon. president trump says the uk should be prepared to leave the eu without a deal. his comments to the sunday times come ahead of his arrival in the uk tomorrow for a three—day state visit. the issue of brexit is dominating the race for the conservative leadership, and today another mp came forward to become the 13th candidate for the role. 0ur political correspondent, susana mendonca, reports. state visits are not supposed to delve into politics but this is donald trump. not only has he suggested that the uk government include the brexit party leader nigel farage in its negotiations with the eu he is also advising britain to opt for a no—deal brexit if it does not get its way. i would not pay $50 billion, that's a big number. it's a big number. if you don't get the deal you want, if you don't get a fair
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deal then you walk away. the us president's views could be seized on by some in this ever—growing line—up of conservative leadership candidates for a contest in which the debate has centred on leaving with no deal versus delaying brexit to do a deal. the former leader of the house has been putting more meat on the bones of her plan today which sounded a lot like no—deal although she is calling it something different. i have a three—step plan for a managed exit which i do believe is workable. i've been advocating it in government for some time now and i think it's based on the premise that number one we have to leave the eu at the end of october, and number two the withdrawal agreement bill is dead. the home secretary who is keeping no deal on the table for his bid is promising a digital solution to the irish border. i would make a grand gesture, a grand offer to ireland that we would cover all their costs, the upfront costs and the running cost of a new digitised border, i think it can be done in a couple of years but we would cover their costs.
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realistic is suggesting a time limit on the irish backstop and a new free trade deal with the eu. the latest wannabe prime minister to join the fray is throwing another referendum into the mix. the former universities minister who quit over theresa may's withdrawal agreement says he wants to broaden the debate. if the choice is between no—deal and revoke, then the way to break through this impasse and actually get things moving could be a second vote. that's 13 candidates so far trying their luck in a race that doesn't officially begin until theresa may formally steps down. and that will be after donald trump's been and gone. in london, preparations are under way for the arrival of president trump tomorrow. american flags are lining the mall towards buckingham palace, where a state banquet will be held tomorrow.
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the president is due to meet the queen, the prince of wales and the duchess of cornwall. many people applying for us visas will have to hand over their social media account details under new rules. the new regulations will see 14.7 million people a year submitting their social media information and a five year history of email addresses and phone numbers. while some diplomatic and official visa applications will be exempt from the measures, those affected will include people travelling to the us to work or study. a cruise ship has hit a tourist boat as it was docking in venice harbour this morning. the msc 0pera which is 900 feet long, can be seen here moving towards the dock and hitting the other boat. you can hear that they were blaring their home in an attempt to warn people they were coming. it is not clear what went wrong because it was a fairly routine procedure for ships of that size to be guided into the
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dock. mercifully, there were no serious injuries. four people were slightly injured. the incident has reignited calls for large vessels to be banned from the city's giudecca canal. ministers said the crash proved the need for a ban on liners and that they were working to resolve the problem. we can now speak to morwenna whawell who was on board the msc 0pera when it crashed in the venice port this morning.. in the venice port when in the venice port did you first realise when something when did you first realise when something was wrong? it was coming towards us and it seemed to be getting a little bit too close for comfort. it was a lot closer than you would have expected and then there was the vibration as if we had gone over a speed bump. they had obviously caught their anchor chain and we realised we had collided with
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them and the dock and pulled them away from the dock. it was a lovely morning. it must have seemed fairly routine procedure because, presumably,... routine procedure because, presumably, . .. it routine procedure because, presumably,... it has been a case of straight in, straight out and we have normally got on and off very easily. the same appear to have been happening today. we collided with them and their dog. we didn't realise we actually hit that dog straightaway. you are on board the ship, you are seeing what is going on, you are hearing the horn, the only warning that the captain could give. what happened when you stop?
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was it an abrupt stop? not really, no. it was quite a slow stop. we just seem to glide to a halt, actually. the bit we have seen on social media, it looks completely different from the outside to how it was on the ship. itjust seemed like quite a slow, steady stop with a tiny bit of a pull—back when we hit the dockside compared to when we hit the dockside compared to when we hit the boat. it wasn't a high impact collision as such. we couldn't see anything fall over or anything like that. it was just a steady stop. what happened once that happened? did they evacuate you from the ship was the... we stayed within our muster point and we just had to wait
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there for further information and within half an hour we were told that there was a collision, there was no immediate danger and to remain where we were and then it was probably about an hour later we got told they would investigate so we we re told they would investigate so we were likely to be another few hours in the dock itself. just to remain in the dock itself. just to remain in the places where we were supposed to be in the lounge area and they opened up a coffee barfor us with free coffee while we were waiting for them to tell us what was going to happen next. so it delayed your day in venice but it didn't spoil it altogether. it spoiled hours altogether. it spoiled hours altogether because we were supposed to get on a flight at 12:30pm and fly back to manchester and we ended
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up... we can't fly home until tuesday. we have to arrange alternative travel arrangements. bonus for the kids. yes, they are over the moon that they are missing school. every cloud has a silver lining. we can see him behind you. what is his name? harrison. hello, harrison. make sure you work doubly ha rd harrison. make sure you work doubly hard when you get back on tuesday. thank you for speaking to us about this. i am glad it all ended well stop i hope you get your plants back on track soon. thanks for talking to us on on track soon. thanks for talking to us on bbc news. thanks very much. let's ta ke us on bbc news. thanks very much. let's take a look at the headlines now. liverpool are parading the champions league trophy on a victory lap of the streets of the city. it follows their triumph last night in madrid, whenjurgen klopp's side beat tottenham 2—0 to be crowned european champions.
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donald trump has again intervened in british politics — saying the new conservative leader should be prepared to walk away from the eu without a deal. former universities minister sam gyimah says he is standing in the conservative leadership contest to replace theresa may. he is the 13th candidate to enter the race. heavy rain and snow are hampering the search for eight climbers, including four britons who are missing in india. the group had been trying to climb the country's second highest peak — nanda davey, but failed to return to their base camp on friday. officials say there were signs of an avalanche on the mountain. angus crawford has the details. more than 25,000 feet of ice and rock — nanda devi, india's second highest peak. now, eight climbers, including fourfrom the uk, are missing after reports of bad weather. it's thought they planned to take on another peak in the range never climbed before. it's a very challenging mountain even by its... i can't even say easiest route,
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but more common route. this is a mountain that's only seen 13 or 1a successful expeditions since it was first climbed in 1936. on friday, when they failed to return, the alarm was raised. the rescue hampered by rain and snow. one of those confirmed missing is academic dr richard payne from the university of york. the expedition leader is martin moran, a hugely experienced mountaineer. yeah, well i'm still holding out hope, as people can go missing in the himalayas for a week. you can get trapped, and then might have to dig a snow hole and survive for several days but the monsoon is moving in now, which is very heavy rain in the indian lowlands, and then it's dumping fresh amounts of snow and bad weather in the mountains. we are worried that there is an avalanche involved. the search mission, abandoned due to bad weather, will start again tomorrow. angus crawford, bbc news. earlier this afternoon the family of the expedition leader, martin moran, issued a statement. they said: "we have
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been informed that an air search by helicopter has revealed the scale of the avalanche, but no sign of the climbers, their equipment or their tents. meanwhile officials have said four other british climbers have been rescued from the same area of the himalayas. zachary quain, ian wade, kate armstrong and mark thomas were airlifted to safety after being spotted early this morning at a base camp near nanda devi. they were not part of the larger group, but had been keeping in touch with them via radio — and last spoke to them a week ago. the brits will now be providing information to help search teams. police in northern ireland say they have begun a cross—border investigation after a bomb found under a serving police officer's car at a golf club in belfast. the discovery yesterday afternoon forced the evacuation of the club while army bomb disposal experts made the device safe. police say they suspect dissident republicans planted the device and that the incident is being treated as attempted murder.
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earlier i spoke to our correspondent mark simpson who's in belfast and attended the police briefing a little earlier. i started by asking him what else the police had said. they said this is a very worrying incident given that it happened in east belfast, an affluent suburb of belfast only one mile or so from police headquarters and stormont. there are a lot of golf clubs in the area. notan there are a lot of golf clubs in the area. not an area where people thought dissident republicans were active. but just like thought dissident republicans were active. butjust like they were in londonderry or derry six weeks ago with the murder of the journalist, he reacts 70 miles away in belfast, and they may be small groups but dissident republicans have been active in belfast and in derry in recent weeks. i am just back from a news co nfe re nce recent weeks. i am just back from a news conference at police headquarters. the assistant co nsta ble headquarters. the assistant constable was speaking. we are
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extraordinarily fortunate that we are not talking about the murder of are not talking about the murder of a police officer, of members of his family or members of the public. passing a bomb that has been granted recklessly, cruelly and viciously. the attempt to murder a police officer is an attempt to murder a public servant and i cannot understand what cause is advanced by attempting to murder a man who day m, attempting to murder a man who day in, day out seeks to serve this community. the people are carried out this attack deserve the absolute condemnation of all right—thinking people. they have nothing to offer anyone except for more suffering and more loss. that was the assistant chief constable. there are around
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6000 police officers across northern ireland and they have all been warned today to be extra vigilant given what happened at that golf clu b given what happened at that golf club at east belfast around this time yesterday. it is a very powerful reminder that the threat to police officers and that it has been taken for granted for some years now. what about that political vacuum? we heard this big fresh initiative was coming after the murder of a journalist last month and politicians were going to meet after the local council elections at the end ofjune. has it been any sign of progress? very little. i note you have been here to belfast and you will remember the ceasefire 25 years ago, the good friday agreement, 21 years ago. all of us did not think we would still be in the situation whereby we are talking about the murder of a young
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journalist and the attempted murder ofa journalist and the attempted murder of a police officer. but if you look at the situation across northern ireland at the moment, it is quite unstable. political deadlock. no stormont for more than two years. a new chief constable about a takeover. uncertainty there. the big uncertainty in terms of the big picture and it is dominating these islands, brexit and what that is going to mean for the border between northern ireland and the republic. 0ne northern ireland and the republic. one thing northern ireland and the republic. 0ne thingi northern ireland and the republic. one thing i should say is that this police investigation into what happened in east belfast yesterday is very much a joint investigation between the forces of belfast and dublin because it looks as though a doubling cow was used in the attempt. as things stand, cooperation between the two forces has never been better. the home secretary, sajid javid, has said the number of migrants attempting to cross the channel to reach the uk is "deeply concerning". yesterday, 7a people
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on eight boats tried to make the crossing when they were intercepted by the uk border force off the south coast. a criminal investigation is now under way. funeral plan providers are set to be regulated by the independent financial watchdog for the first time under new government plans. it follows complaints that some people are being pushed into buying products they don't fully understand. those found guilty of bullying people into buying expensive pre—paid plans could face fines and criminal charges. a leading democratic nominee in the us 2020 presidential election was interrupted on—stage by a protester at an event in california last night. senator kamala harris was answering a question on equal pay when a man came and took her microphone from her. hey! hey! the protester — a 24—year—old animal rights activist named aidan cook — said he wanted her attention for a "much bigger idea" than the pay gap.
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social media users have been quick to point out the irony of a man interrupting ms harris whilst she was discussing her plans for equality. 0rganisers of the california event have apologised. fridges and air conditioning units are responsible for a fifth of the world's carbon dioxide emissions. now, scientists think they might have come up with a solution to make them better for the environment — and a balloon has provided inspiration for the idea. richard westcott reports. 0ne fifth of the world's energy goes on running fridges and air—conditioning units. they are often inefficient, energy hungry and can leak greenhouse gases into the air. demonstrate it quickly. so now a cambridge team... it's gone really hot! ..has come up with an alternative. and then... it's really cold! that's amazing. i will explain the balloon thing in a second. first, you need to know that fridges and air—conditioning units currently work by expanding and then squashing gases.
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the cambridge team is looking to replace that gas with more eco—friendly solids. it is complex work but you can show it with a simple experiment and a thermal camera. like with a balloon, if you expand the new materials quickly, they go white, which means hot. squash them quickly and they go black, which means cold. here are some of the materials they hope will one day replace the gases in the back of ourfridges. so, they'll load them into the machine and then squeeze them and stretch them to see what happens. so, the impact can be potentially tremendous because if we can actually find a solid material to replace the gases we use in vapour compression fridges and air—conditioning systems, we can hope to have a technology that is both environmentally friendly and much more energy efficient. they have developed organic materials that workjust as well as gas but without the potentially harmful leakage. it's still early days,
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but it could lead to fridges and aircon units that devour much less energy and are better for the environment. richard westcott, bbc news, cambridge. you may recognise the picture behind me. it is a scene that was taken exactly 30 get to go on the streets of beijing. it has a tiny figure standing defiantly in front of a tank. china has made a rare acknowledgement that the 1989 tiananmen square protests were violently put down. students and workers held a massive pro—democracy protest in beijing's tiananmen square in the spring of 1989. many were killed in a brutal clamp—down by the communist authorities. reporting on the event is heavily censored in china. many young people don't even know it happened. many young people don't even know it happened. defence minister wei fenghe has told a regionalforum in singapore that stopping the "turbulence" was the "correct" policy. everybody is concerned about tiananmen after 30 years. throughout the 30 years china
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and the communist party has undergone many changes. do you think the government was wrong with the handling ofjune the 4th? there was a conclusion to that incident. that was a political turmoil that the central government needed to quell. the government was decisive in stopping the turbulence. that was the correct policy. china's defence minister there. artists are trying to raise awareness of the area two important. this report from james cook. this is the flow country, a blustery bog that blanket 1500 square miles.
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unique in europe, it looks flat and featureless. when you walk into you this blog you have the idea nothing much is going on here but it is amazing what happens if you just stop and listen. suddenly, the whole landscape seems to come alive. from this observation tower scientists and visitors alike can marvel at a landscape formed over thousands of years. the peat is composed of not quite rotted away the remains of plants and plant, when they are growing, take carbon through photosynthesis. so that is holding carbon in the peat and it is
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that mosque that is the important one. that is a main builder of the peat. cathy hind keeps her ear close to the ground. she is capturing the sounds of the flow country for a show of soundscapes and sculptures at the edinburgh festival. she is one of five artists here turning science into art. i am starting off recording sound from inside the bog. i have underwater microphones that i can throw in to have a listen. i can berry them into the squelchy bog. i wa nt berry them into the squelchy bog. i want to listen underground, underneath the bog. i am want to listen underground, underneath the bog. lam hoping want to listen underground, underneath the bog. i am hoping to hear some water boatman and other invertebrates which make clicking and popping sound. the act carries a message about conservation in the era of climate change. for centuries the folk of the highlands sliced and burned peat for one. scientists now say it is essential to keep this blog pristine. underneath our feet
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there is an estimated 400 million tonnes of carbon. that is more carbon than the whole treating all of the uk, approximately three times as much. it is a small proportion of the landmass of the globe but they play a tremendous role in regulating and slowly but surely cooling the climate. is there a danger that as the climate warms that storage of carbon he will be disrupted? there isa carbon he will be disrupted? there is a risk when peat lands are disturbed. we lose cabinet a much faster rate. it could fuel climb and change rather than mitigated. conservationists are fighting back, damning drains to raise the water level. they are preventing this bog
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drying out and they say it is critical in the struggle against climate change. the boy band, bts, have made history by becoming the first south korean group to headline wembley stadium. the boy band blasted through 24 songs on saturday, assisted by quirky props, glitter cannons, jet sprays... and 60,000 fans screaming their approval. earlier this year, the septet‘s latest album went straight to the top of the uk charts, days after their new single broke the youtube record for the most views in 24 hours. quite a record. people often do look online at nick's forecast. here is when he prepared especially for us. hello. many parts of the uk have seen a bit of rain so far today as the weather front moves eastwards but there has been a slice of hazy sunshine across easternmost part of england where temperatures so close to 30
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celsius, the highest the uk has had so far this year. but even here this weather front will move on through and introduce cooler, fresher air. as it moves on through, it is taking further showers, will clear away from eastern parts of england as we go into the night. so this is how it looks as we go through the evening. what showers are left on the weather front, moving through east anglia and the south—east. clear skies for many to end the day. clear skies for many overnight across england and wales in particular, but blustery showers running into northern ireland and scotland, most frequent in western scotland and for all of us, it is a cooler night compared to last night especially noticeable where it was so warm and humid last night. so this is the big picture then for monday. low pressure close to northern scotland. close to that it is a pretty brisk wind and there are showers and these are across northern ireland, certainly more showers than we've seen today. and into scotland, most frequent in the west. if you catch a shower it could give a brief, heavy downpour may be with a rumble of thunder. they'll move through on a brisk wind, not too many showers to eastern scotland. england and wales seeing sunny spells. the odd shower popping up but very
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few and far between. many places will be staying dry. not quite as windy across england and wales as it is into scotland and northern ireland. temperatures, we've had a big range over the weekend where we have been close to 30, closer to 20 in eastern england. most of us into the teens and that is where those temperatures are going to stay in the week ahead. into tuesday, got this weather system moving in and that will bring a spell of rain moving northwards across much of the uk. then it is showers into wednesday with further showers arriving in the south—east later in the day. low pressure is close by this week, throughout the week and it is looking unsettled as a result. looking at some of our city forecasts, even going into the weekend, temperatures will be in the teens. it will be dry and they will be occasionally sunny weather but always a chance of getting rain. that is needed on some of our gardens. with low pressure in control it is an unsettled week to come, it will be sunny at times, it will be wet at times
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and temperatures will be at or a bit below average for this time of year. that is your forecast. hello, this is bbc news. the headlines: jubilant liverpool fans turn out in force to welcome home the champions of europe. the sixth—time european cup winners are on a victory lap of the city — afterjurgen klopp's team beat tottenham 2—0 in madrid. the deal maker gives his verdict on dealing with brexit — president trump on the eve of his arrival in london says the uk should be prepared to leave the eu without one. former universities minister sam gyimah says he is standing in the conservative leadership contest to replace theresa may. he is the 13th candidate to enter the race. heavy rain and snow is hampering the search for eight climbers, including four people from britain,
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who are missing in the himalayas a cruise ship lost control as it was docking in venice, crashing into the wharf and hitting a tourist boat. sport and for a full round up, from the bbc sport centre, here's 0lly foster. good afternoon. hey. delighted to say we are leading with that victory parade. liverpool are back home from madrid and they have been parading the champions league trophy through the city streets. the 2—0 win against tottenham last night saw them became european champions for a sixth time. let's cross live to liverpool now and speak to stuart. up to a million turned out 14 years ago when they last won it, similar crowds today? and where are the buses up to?|j have not counted them come up it would be impossible, but i would say at1 million would not be in over
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estimate. i would at1 million would not be in over estimate. iwould imagine at1 million would not be in over estimate. i would imagine it. at1 million would not be in over estimate. iwould imagine it. look at the crowd. look at the vantage point that some people are getting. as they wait to see the bus. people climbing up on traffic lights, on top of road signs, the buses actually about may be an hour or two hours from here at the moment. you can see people of their they have the best view of the day. sitting there on tables with glasses of wine ready for the bus to turn up. it should be here in half an hour but police say he could be running an hour late. because so many people here. set up by four o'clock and it went along queensway on the main bypass to the city, and will eventually work his way here to the waterfront. were it will pass its way through this huge crowd and eventually go along. you can see there, many more people are waiting to see it. this is quite a turnout from a city that
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is quite a turnout from a city that is determined to get a glimpse of that trophy. it has been an incredible season, really important that they have something tangible to ta ke that they have something tangible to take away from it come a season in which they were second—best to manchester city, agonisingly short of winning the title as well. imagine the crowd if they have won the title. i know this is a big debate now of what they rather swap that champions league trophy for the league title do you think? well, i imagine that comes next year but you are right it would've been cool if they got away empty—handed this either. that's it would've been cruel. 97 points to finish runner—up isa cruel. 97 points to finish runner—up is a big disappointment for them. they can now brag to manchester city and manchester united in any other english club, they have won six european cups. that is more than the rest of the premier league clubs combined. quite an achievement. really you have to say when you look
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at the age of the team, there could bea at the age of the team, there could be a lot more to come. they can look forward to next season will bring optimism but they do say that teams that play well that i have as good a season as liverpool have had have to have something to show for it again at the end and they have. they certainly have. thank you stuart, with a great vantage point of the crowd waiting for the buses. many thanks for now. anthonyjoshua has described his shock defeat in new york overnight as a ‘minor setback‘. he was stopped in the seventh round by the mexican andy ruizjunior. his first professional defeat saw him lose all three of his world heavyweight titles. a re—match is now on the cards and joshua has vowed to ‘get his belts back‘. 0ur reporter ade adedoyin was at madison square garden. not many thought this would go the distance and even fewer thought joshua would be counted out. the champion struck first as an he went for the finish, he counted. ——
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he countered. rubbing joshua before a right hand sent him to the canvas. ruiz is one donjoshua in more knock—downs and it was all over. the referee had seen enough. to my knock—downs and it was all over. “— to my knock—downs and it was all over. —— two more knock—downs. a shock to rank amongst the greatest in heavyweight history by a man who wasn‘t even supposed to be there. joshua says he still wants to face wbc champion deontay wilder but more realistic is a rematch with ruiz. boxing is about not getting hit and i got hit one too many times. it is all good. it is not the result i wanted but it doesn‘t i wanted but it doesn‘t define me, when i bounce back, sharpen my tools and my mindset. still a lot of positives. while this was meant to be the moment anthony conquered america. but rather than make his mark here he leaves america will questions about his future. —— with questions. a massive set—back forjoshua who had been looking to unify the division with a fight
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against deontay wilder the wbc champion, the american didn‘t hold back in his assesmant ofjoshua‘s defeat. he said... johanna konta has definitely found her feet on clay this season, a runner up in rome and morocco, she is into the quarterfinals at the french open, the first british women to make it that far sincejo durie back in 1983, she beat donna vekic in straight sets, miriam walker—khan was watching. before 2019, johanna konta had never won a match at the french open. but her impressive run this year brought her impressive run this year brought her to her knees here with corrected donna vekic, a friend off of the court. today, conti did a good job of putting that to one side. it was ha rd to of putting that to one side. it was hard tojudge who of putting that to one side. it was hard to judge who would win with the pair battling through numerous stubborn rallies. but ever valuable
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konta drop shot gave her the edge. her new manager and coach demetri is having autonomy on course and she did so looking calm and collected, barely exchanging a glance with her team. this week, konta set herself when in back to back, you learn to trust yourself. and that is exactly what she did. a little bit has a remade but konta will be happy to continue walking in the footsteps and make it all the way to the final four. and konta will next face a grand slam champion, in either garbine mugurutha or sloane stephens — they‘re into the first set of their match. 0ne one of those will play konta next in the quarterfinals. south africa need to set a world cup record run chase if they are going to beat bangladesh at the oval. south africa
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won the toss and put bangladesh into bat. and they made their highest one—day total, of 330—6 shakib and mushfiqur put on a stand of 142, that was a world cup record for them overs they will have to up it somewhat. bangladesh are on for a very famous win. england beat south africa in their opening world cup match last thursday, tomorrow they face pakistan at trent bridge where they have posted two world record scores since 2016. they beat pakistan 4—0 in their one day series last month but there won‘t be any complacency. we prepare for pakistan at the best. we prepare for pakistan at the best. we have certainly seen them more than two years ago, they were the best side in the world in the champion trophy. they turned us over and turned into you over. they were contenders for the champion shohfi. we will be preparing it‘s best we
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can for their a—game. —— champion trophy. halifax have become the first championship side in 13 years to reach the semi—finals of rugby league‘s challenge cup, thanks to a really hard—fought win over bradford bulls. they were 6—0 down at half—time and the lead changed hands continuously until james woodburn—hall scored a late try to put halifax through. they‘ll play superleague leaders st helens in the last four. and the reward for halifax is a trip to super league leaders st helens in the semi—finals — warrington wolves will play hull fc in the other semi. england beat the barbarians in a high scoring match at twickenham. 20—year—old fly—half marcus smith impressed for the hosts, who ran out 51—43 winners. it was a successful day for england‘s women too — having built a 28—point lead by the break they beat the barbarians 40 points to 14 in their first match against the invitational side, kelly smith crossing to round off a dominant display.
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british cyclists have won the last five grand tours but ecuadors richard carapaz has won the giro d‘italia. he held onto his lead on the final individual time trial in verona. ecuador‘s president ensured the stage was on free—to—air tv in the country, with millions believed to have tuned in to crown the country‘s first grand tour winner. great britains simon yates was 8th. great britain took goal on in the men‘s four on the last day great britain took gold on in the men‘s four on the last day of the european rowing championships in switzerland. 0liver cook, matt rossiter, rory gibbs and sholto carnegie held off poland for victory. the british men‘s and women‘s eights took silver. great britain‘s men are back into the top four of hockey‘s pro league after a stunning 3—1 victory over the netherlands in eindhoven. goals from will calnan and samuel ward put gb ahead, before chris griffiths sealed the win over the world number three
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side with an impressive reverse stick strike. danny kerry‘s side sit fourth in the standings with four games remaining and only the top four teams assured qualification to the grand final at the end of the month. there was a record—breaking ride at the french derby, as sottsass upset favourite persian king. sotsass hit the front in the final furlong on the way to breaking the course record at chantilly. it was a fourth win in the race for trainerjean—claude rouget. italian danilo petrucci won his first moto gp race — at his 123rd attempt — on his home circuit of mugello. petrucci narrowly held off marc marquez, who had the consolation of increasing his lead in the world championship to 12 points. that‘s all the sport — now it‘s time for click.
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the sun is finally out in the uk and festival season is upon us. and to celebrate the good weather we find ourselves at the world—famous hay literary festival. nestled at the border of england and wales, hay—on—wye has been home to the event for over 30 years. i love the hay festival. you can come here and fill your brains with all sorts of new knowledge on all sorts of subjects delivered by all kinds of brilliant speakers. and when you have done that, you can come see us doing our live show too. yes, once more click live hit the hay.
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we spoke about robots, explained in detail about how our brains develop and we built an artificial intelligence using matchboxes. please welcome maisy mcadam and willow. applause. but possibly the most magical moment of all of our click live shows starred maisy and her dog willow. about six years ago at the age of 16, maisy was diagnosed with a brain tumour. over the next few months her vision was reduced to a tiny blurry circle in just her right eye. so if you want to pop those on to maisy now... well, maisy had agreed to try on stage the latest version of these givevision goggles. they use magnifiers and augmented reality to amplify the wearer‘s remaining vision and highlight outlines. maisy, are they working? yeah! i can see your microphone,
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and i can see that you are smiling and i can see the buttons on your shirt. take a look at the audience. yeah. they are waving! i can see there is a lady in the front with a red jacket and the guy next to her is wearing stripes. oh, my god, it is so amazing! applause. i didn‘t quite realise how many people were there and then i put them on and i could see everybody in the audience. it was a scary feeling, actually. something maisy felt especially robbed of through this traumatic experience was her ability to read herfavourite books. we have a copy of harry potter and the philosopher‘s stone here. do you think you would be able to read us the first few sentences if i hold the microphone up? 0k. can you see it? yes. she cries. i‘m sorry. 0k.
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"mr and mrs dursley of number 4 privet drive were proud to say that they were perfectly normal, thank you very much." applause. it made me really happy that i could have that back, that thing that was taken away from me, to have it back was lovely. i really do miss the sensation of purchasing a book, bringing it home and reading a book and to think in the future that this kind of technology may be quite mainstream and that ability will be back for me, it is a wonderfulfeeling. it has been a very overwhelming experience, but a really great one as well, i am really grateful. this really was an emotional moment for all of us. but what about other types of vision impairment? jen copestake has been looking at a piece of technology aimed at people who are colourblind. but does it work? it looks so different!
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i'm notjoking. it looks so different. that's the real world. that's how we see colour. this was the moment nine—year—old sebastian tried his enchroma glasses for the first time. designed to help improve the sight of people with certain colour deficiencies, his video was similar to many others posted online. there are so many different greens! oh, my god, sweetie. some of these videos have millions of views on youtube. your bag! and a quick internet search sets up dozens of fundraising pages set up by families trying to raise money to purchase a pair. this could be because the glasses are not cheap. they start at us$349 for adults and $269 for children, with similar prices in the uk. sebastian‘s father chris first heard about the glasses through watching a video and was keen for his son to try them out. i think you probably feel, as with all disabilities
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for children, powerless and very keen to try and do anything you can to improve or correct even partially, that disability. sebastian was born with a genetic colour deficiency called protanomalous dichromacy. this gives people a decreased sensitivity to red light in particular. people with this deficiency are often called red—green colourblind. about 8% of men and 0.5% of women worldwide have a degree of colour deficiency in their sight. i met sebastien and his father at the institute of ophthalmology at university college in london. i have this book here. what colour do you see this as? i think it is red but i know it is pink. i find that fascinating. put your glasses on and tell me what it looks like. now i see it as definitely pink. if you take the glasses off again, we‘ve got quite a few balloons here. what colour is this balloon?
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i see it as green but i know it is orange. wow. and with the glasses on? now ijust see it as orange. the glasses are said to work using spectral notch filters that actually remove part of the colour spectrum. professor andrew stockman is going to run through some traditional colour deficiency tests with sebastian. these are called ishihara tests, and they‘re tests for colour deficiency. this example you can definitely see, most people can see, all the colours. what number do you see? a 12. the ishihara test works by showing a number that is slightly different colour to the dots in the background. the glasses don‘t seem to be helping sebastian with this test. do you see any numbers here? no. and how about here? any numbers? no? don‘t worry. i think it's... a10? 0k.
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and does that change when you wear the glasses? i slightly think it's a 20? that is closer. it slightly improves your discrimination but you would still not pass a colour test. i‘m sorry. there are better results with this test which looks at different colours of wool. this one changes so much. it changes from a green to a very standard pink. and this one where sebastian said he saw a shape he could not see without the glasses. i see a pink circle and a pink triangle on a grey background. what do you see? i sawjust a blue circle but when i put the glasses on i saw a triangle here. so before did you not see a triangle? no. what is going on? we are removing part of the colour spectrum. it changes the apparent colour of light.
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and it‘s more than a placebo effect? oh, yes. it definitely changes the appearance of coloured lights. i spoke to the company‘s president via skype from california who said that the glasses are only sold as an optical assistive device. it is important to understand that the glasses are not a cure for colourblindness. they should help the person to see colour in many situations but they don‘t necessarily provide normal colour vision. recent peer—reviewed research from the university of grenada conducted on 48 people with colour vision deficiency concluded that the enchroma glasses introduce a variation of perceived colour but do not improve results in diagnostic tests for colour deficiency or give the wearers normal colour vision. enchroma provided us a statement regarding the study saying only its indoor use glasses were used on two tests with the subjects wearing glasses for a few minutes at a time. they said this would tend to minimise any results. for chris, the science behind the glasses is less important
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than the experience his son gets while wearing them. yes, of course, if i thought that him wearing the glasses was harmful then i would be far more concerned. if it is a parlour trick, to be brutally honest, i don‘t really care. but others may expect more definitive results, especially considering the marketing hype and luxury pricetag. these beautiful tulips were generated by a computer programme. the realism is uncanny, and that is because the algorithm that generated them was trained on 10,000 pictures of real tulips. anna ridler, the artist behind this work, then hand—annotated each picture. for each photograph i wrote what colour it was, how stripy it was, what type of tulip it was, what state it was in, so if it was a bud or if it was dead, and i used that information to then
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use machine learning to train an algorithm to produce these moving image pieces. i had read about tulip mania which was this in dutch history in the 1630s when the price of a tulip went at one point for the same price as an amsterdam townhouse, and it was the first known speculative bubble. and i was interested in kind of comparing this moment in history with speculation that is going on now around cryptocurrencies. so in this piece the tulips are kind ofjittering and flickering, that is because the way the tulips have been created by the algorithm is controlled by the price of bitcoin. so as the tulips change, that is because the price of bitcoin is changing. as beautiful as these tulips are, every so often the realism falls away, and you start to see the artifice. part of the reason that i display my dataset as a separate work is to really kind of emphasise
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the humanity and humanness that sits behind all of these processes. and that is it for the shortcut of click from hay, the full—length version has so much more from this amazing festival. you will find it on iplayer right now, and if you need us during the week we are on social media, youtube, instagram, facebook and twitter at @bbcclick. thank you for watching and we will see you soon. hello. temperatures average close to 30 celsius in the hottest parts of eastern england today, but elsewhere it is been a cool pressure day with clouds and showers, and the cooler
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fresh air will wind out as showers clear away from eastern england as we go deeper into the evening. breezy picture overnight, much of england and wales looking dry, showers and to scotland, most frequent in the west and heavy ones with a rumble of thunder, it is a cooler night to come wherever you are. assume within it was for some of us last night. into monday, a breezy day, quite blustery. again, most frequent in western scotland, one or two showers popping up across england or wales but they will be fairly hit and miss and for many places, it will stay dry and there will be further sunday spells. it is a breezy day, wenzel ease off as we go deeper into the week. where was he temperatures close to 30 celsius, closer to 20, most of us won‘t even get that high, and will not as we go to the rest of the week as well.
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this is bbc news, i‘m shaun ley. the headlines at six jubilant liverpool fans turn out in force to welcome home the champions of europe. they‘re on a victory lap of the city — afterjurgen klopp‘s team beat tottenham 2—0 in madrid. the liverpool team has landed back in merseyside, with something like three quarters of a million people have turned out to see them parade through the city streets with the european cup. heavy rain and snow hampers the search for eight climbers, including four from britain, who are missing in the himalayas. president trump‘s verdict on brexit — britain should be prepared to leave the eu without a deal, he says, on the eve of his arrival in london. a cruise ship loses control as it docks in venice, crashing into the wharf and hitting a tourist boat. a shock defeat for anthonyjoshua —


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