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this is bbc news. the headlines: more leaked memos from britain's former ambassador to washington suggest president trump scrapped the iran nuclear deal to spite barack obama. a man is charged with the murder of kelly mary fauvrelle — the 26—year—old who was 8 months pregnant when she was fatally stabbed at home. (00v) pro—democracy campaigners keep up the pressure in hong kong, pro—democracy campaigners keep up the pressure in hong kong, gathering in large numbers on the streets. storm barry makes landfall in the american state of louisiana, where there are warnings of life—threatening floods. it's going down to the wire in the wimbledon men's final between world number one novak djokovic and eight—time champion roger federer. they're into a deciding fifth set — this is live from centre court.
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good evening and welcome to bbc news. the mail on sunday has published more leaked diplomatic correspondence from britain's former ambassador in washington — defying warnings from scotland yard that media organisations could be prosecuted for doing so. in one of the cables, sir kim darroch suggests that president trump pulled out of the iran nuclear deal last year to spite barack obama. our political correspondent helena wilkinson reports. may last year, boris johnson as foreign secretary goes to washington and meets his us counterpart. his mission, to persuade the us president to soften his stance and stick with the iran deal. he appeared on talk shows. tougher on iran...
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but efforts failed — donald trump did not listen and withdrew from the deal. now new confidential e—mails printed in the mail on sunday reveal what was allegedly going on behind—the—scenes. according to the paper, sir kim darroch wrote to mrjohnson, saying... under the deal, iran had agreed to limit nuclear activities. the trade—off for us economic sanctions to be lifted. donald trump did not think it went far enough. borisjohnson failed in trying to persuade him, and he has been criticised by those who feel he did not do enough to support sir kim, who has since resigned. it was wrong for it to be leaked, it was wrong for president trump to throw a wobbly and behave like a toddler. it was wrong for theresa may
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to be as weak as she was, but the real villain of the piece is borisjohnson who refused to stand with one of our most senior diplomats. focus has shifted to a row over press freedom in britain — whether it was right for the paper to publish the e—mails. scotland yard has issued a warning, if you publish leaked government documents, you are at risk of committing a crime — comments which have been widely condemned. i do not think the mail on sunday was wrong, we have a very precious freedom of press legislation, so i think we have the right balance. for whoever becomes the next prime minister, they will have to pick up the pieces of this diplomatic fallout. in the meantime, there is a criminal investigation into who leaked the e—mails. and we'll find out how this story and many others are covered in tomorrow's front pages at 10:30 and 11:30pm this evening in the papers —
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our guests joining me tonight are chief sports reporter at the sun — martin lipton — and ruth lea who is economic adviser at arbuthnot banking group. it is an afternoon of ten sport. at lord's they are tying, and england and new zealand will have to play a super over. after all those matches, they each get another six balls to bowl. at the moment they are regrouping, we might be able to show you... we can show you anything because they are just having a think about how to handle this. both sides get six balls each, and that is what the world cup final comes down to. england had a total of 241 to beat, and they didn't manage it. that was the total that new zealand had got in runs, and they ran out of overs. and so in a rather unusual move... i
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can't recall how often i have heard of this, john watson can tell us. how unusual is the situation, john? it's certainly something i have never witnessed, and i'm sure the players were not expecting this. it has been a dramatic end to this match. and who would have thought after weeks of cricket we would find ourselves in this situation. these two tea ms ourselves in this situation. these two teams cannot be split, so we go toa two teams cannot be split, so we go to a super over. the team batting second will bat first, so england will go in first, and eoin morgan looked cool, calm and collected, on the balcony, but even he cannot believe it has come to this. it was so believe it has come to this. it was so dramatic, with england requiring 15 runs heading into the final over. ben stokes headed a huge six in the penultimate over, he then hit another six, and then a real surprise as he ran two runs as the ball was thrown in from the deep, as he was diving towards the crease,
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the ball hit his bat and went out forfour the ball hit his bat and went out for four buying. they recorded a six in that final over. who would have thought, we never would have envisaged the situation. a huge drama here at lord's, envisaged the situation. a huge drama here at lords, and let's not forget, cricket wanted its moment. it wanted what we have seen at the women's world cup, with the world watching on free to air tv. and this is that opportunity. as we know, it is that opportunity. as we know, it is not behind a pay wall. it is being shown live on terrestrial tv. this is what they wanted, plenty of people, the country watching this moment, and cricket has duly delivered today. incredible scenes at lord's, delivered today. incredible scenes at lords, and the crowds not only watching on tv but inside the ground all on tenterhooks as we head into this super over, which we wait for it to get under way in the next few moments. you cannot have the world cup final tide, so you have to wait until they appear. they will have to
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have a toss again, decide who goes out first. fascinating. we will be back with you shortly. that's what's happening at lord's. meanwhile, at nsw 19, the men's happening at lord's. meanwhile, at nsw19, the men's singles final at wimbledon, we have got to this point. roger federer is seven, had two championship points. that was about an hour ago. they have been on court for four hours. over five hours they have been playing for. it shows how badly both of these players wanted. roger federer age 37, up against a man five years his junior, not that you can tell from how they are playing that there's much between them. let's have a look.
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and that is it. on a massive mis—hit, wimbledon number five and that is it. on a massive mis—hit, wimbledon numberfive for the serbian. novak djokovic beats roger federer after five hours on court. you can see that is his fifth singles title at wimbledon. there will be lots and the crowd who are very sorry for roger federer who had a lot of support on court today. an extraordinary match that was so close. and could have gone either way. i think he was enjoying the moment. during the tariff, the grass. i don't think i've seen that before. it is an evening of first round. —— an evening of firsts all
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round. —— an evening of firsts all round. they will be bringing out the trophy shortly. roger federer‘s wife could hardly bear to watch earlier when he had those two championship points. what a feeling that must be full stop his fifth singles title, and a wonderful afternoon of sport for everybody watching. roger federer, nerves seemed to get the better of both of them a little bit. it shows how important this title is for them for subnets listening to the commentary. commentator: he looked strong. but this man here in front of us very resilient. he doesn't know the word give up. and he found a way to come back. the tournament referee congratulating him. it is his last championship, started in 2006, and he will be part of the presentation ceremony, which
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is being prepared here on centre court. the duke and duchess of cambridge coming down to court. and the phalanx of ball boys and ball girls, as tradition dictates, lining up girls, as tradition dictates, lining up to form a guard of honour. three tie—breaks, roger federer loses,. you talk about pride. it will be immense disappointment for roger federer. the number of times in his career federer. the number of times in his career that he has lost his serve from 40—15 would be few and far between, on a grass court, even less. to have the match of the championship, is 215t grand slam on his racket, will be hugely disappointing. but all credit to djokovic for sticking in there.
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roger federer‘s for children. there is djokovic's son with granddad. no sign of his daughter, only one and three quarters. ladies and gentlemen, it is time now for the trophy presentation. please welcome onto trophy presentation. please welcome o nto ce ntre trophy presentation. please welcome onto centre court his royal highness the duke of kent, president of the all england lawn tennis club, and her royal highness the duchess of cambridge, patron of the all england lawn tennis club. your royal highnesses are accompanied by the chairman of the all england lawn tennis club, and david robinson, deputy president of the lta. these ball boys and ball girls, 250
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of them, have been through an amazing training, highly disciplined and very quick. sue barker: first, these show your appreciation for the chair umpire, damian steiner. commentary: a first time in the chair for commentary: a first time in the chairfor damian commentary: a first time in the chair for damian steiner of argentina. tremendousjob chair for damian steiner of argentina. tremendous job and a memento for him. sue barker: and next, having held the position for 14 years, this year marks the last four our current championships referee, an appreciation of his surfaces, a commemorative medal will be presented to andrew jarrett.
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commentary: in charge of the control room for the championships, andrew jarrett, next year, gerry armstrong will take over. sue barker: night to the runner—up, roger federer! —— now. cheering and applause
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sue barker: and the gentlemen‘s singles champion for 2019, novak djokovic! cheering and applause andrew: djokovic equals the record of bjorn bjork of five championship victories, as the runner—up roger federer, who has won his fair share, goes over to have a word. sue barker: thank you for your party played in such a magnificent final, one we will remember forever, but i
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guess it is hard to take.|j one we will remember forever, but i guess it is hard to take. i will to forget! but, no, it was a great match. it was a great match, it was long, it had everything. i had my chances, so did he. i thought we played some great tennis so, in a way, i'm very happy with my performance as well. but, novak, great, congratulations, man. that was crazy, well done. i think there are 37—year—olds around the world thinking, how do you do this? how can you still be playing at your best? well, yeah, i hope i give some other people a chance to believe at 37 it's not over yet and i feel great, chance to believe at 37 it's not over yet and ifeel great, you know, obviously it's going to take some time to recover physically too, but
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it's all good, you know. i don't know, i couldn't give more, i gave it all i had and i still feel all right, i still stand, it all i had and i still feel all right, istill stand, it's it all i had and i still feel all right, i still stand, it's good and i wish the same for the other 37 olds —— 37—year—olds. i wish the same for the other 37 olds -- 37-year-olds. your family have come out to see you, so it's time to be dad, i guess? they are so proud of you. yeah, they won't be excited with the plate. laughter they'd rather take that golden thing, you know, but it's nice to see them. we had a great week here, i love them and exactly, back to dad and husband, it's all good, thank you. thank you, we've loved seeing you. thank you, we've loved seeing you on centre court. ladies and gentlemen, roger federer! cheering and applause
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how special does this feel after that match was yellow well,|j how special does this feel after that match was yellow well, i think it is was not one of the most thrilling and exciting finals i was ever pa rt thrilling and exciting finals i was ever part of then definitely the top two or three in my career against one of the greatest players of all time, roger, who i respect a lot. applause u nfortu nately applause unfortunately in this kind of match, one of the players has to lose and as roger said, we both had our chances and it's quite unreal to be honest to be two match point down and to come back. it's a bit strange to play a tie—break at 12—12 as well. you did well with the tie—breaks well. you did well with the tie—brea ks today though. well. you did well with the tie-breaks today though. yes, i was actually hoping i can get to a tie—break, yeah. and roger said that
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he hopes that he gives some other people a chance to believe that they can do it at 37, i'm one of them. he inspires me, for sure. applause and at 32, your fifth wimbledon title, matching bjorn borg, records again. yes, thank you. applause imean, it's, applause i mean, it's, i know i've said this before, but when i was a boy four or five years old growing up and dreaming to become a tennis player one day, this always has been a tournament for me where i wanted to participate, where i wanted to win one day. yeah, i used to make the trophies out of different materials in my room and just imagining one day i'll be standing here and it's
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extra special, sharing it with my son in the crowd and my parents, my whole team. applause my my wife and my daughter are here in london but they are at home, so i give them a big, big hug, i love you, and i'll see you soon. back to being dad i guess as well. and when you are making those trophies in your bedroom, did your parents ever think they'd have to sit through a match like that, because they were suffering. laughter imean, laughter i mean, everybody was suffering i think! and you know, i'm glad my pa rents a re think! and you know, i'm glad my parents are here with me. it's a dream come true. thank you, guys, thank you for giving everything for me to be here. thank you. enjoy the moment, enjoy another trophy. me to be here. thank you. enjoy the moment, enjoy anothertrophy. ladies and gentlemen, novak djokovic. cheering and applause the trophy is
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awarded there, novak djokovic taking his fifth singles title, beating roger federer. the first time that a tie—break has been used in a fifth and final set tie—break has been used in a fifth and finalset in tie—break has been used in a fifth and final set in the men's final. it could have gone either way. it brings to an end the singles competition. the weather has been kinder this year. not too hot, and stayed dry, we haven't seen the cover is going over, which is always a relief for the organisers. and there is a very happy winner. the shadow foreign secretary, emily thornberry, has criticised her party's response to the bbc panorama programme, which made allegations about the way labour handled claims of anti—semitism. the party described former officials
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who had acted as whistleblowers as "disafffected" and said they had "professional and personal axes to grind". ms thornberry told the bbc‘s andrew marr show that it was important labour addressed the problems raised by the programme. i think that the labour party has to deal with this issue, and frankly, i welcome the fact that the... i mean, it's a shame and a disgrace that the equalities and human rights commission have been brought in to look at the labour party but they have, and i think we should now welcome it. i think we should open — wait a minute. we should open our doors up and we should say to them, "right, we have been trying to improve our processes. clearly, it's still not working. can you help us?" a 25 year old man has been charged with the murder of a pregnant woman in south london and the manslaughter of her baby son. kelly mary fauvrelle was eight months pregnant when she was attacked at her home in south london two weeks ago. navtej johal reports. kelly mary fauvrelle was eight months pregnant when she was fatally
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stabbed at her home in croydon in an attack last month. her son, riley, who was delivered by paramedics at the scene, also died a few days later in hospital. police were called to her house in the early hours of the morning, where she was in cardiac arrest, and died at the scene. herfamily, including her mother and baby nephew, were all at home at the time of the attack. today, police have charged aaron mckenzie with her murder and the manslaughter of her child. the 25—year—old has also been charged with one count of possession of an offensive weapon. he is one of three men arrested over the deaths. a 37—year—old was released with no further action, while a 29—year—old has been bailed until next month. aaron mckenzie is due to appear in front of magistrates tomorrow. the chancellor philip hammond has said the uk will not be able
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to control key elements of a no deal brexit. speaking to bbc panorama, just days left before he's expected to leave the treasury, the chancellor says the eu will control most of the process if the uk leaves without a deal later this year. private business is an important player in this, and the eu 27 control many of the levers. for example, we can make sure that goods flow in through the port of dover without any friction. but we cannot control the outward flow into the port of calais. the french can dial that up or down, just the same as the spanish for years have dialled up or down the length of the queues at the border going into gibraltar. we cannot control what no—deal brexit would be like? we cannot, because many of the levers are held by others — the eu 27 or private businesses. we can seek to persuade them, but we cannot control it.
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philip hammond speaking to the bbc‘s panorama programme. you can watch the full programme, britain's brexit crisis, on bbc1 this coming thursday, july 18, at 9pm. meanwhile, the work and pensions secretary amber rudd says she's changed her position on a no—deal brexit. she had previously been opposed to the idea, but has told the andrew marr programme that the possibility had to be kept alive in order to succeed in the negotiations. i maintain my position that a no—deal brexit is bad for this country, and will be difficult to handle. to be fair, even brexiteers say that at the very least it will have adverse consequences. i am very clear that we need to be frank with the british people that no deal is not easy, it will be something that will challenge us, but if we have to do it, it has to be a backstop, by the end of october, but i no longer say that i will lie down in front of the bulldozers if it arrives. tropical storm barry has made landfall in the us state of louisiana. the first major hurricane
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of the season has been downgraded but authorities are warning of heavy rain and possible tornadoes throughout today. all flights in and out of the airport in the state's biggest city new orleans have now resumed after being cancelled yesterday. thousands have been evacuated their homes and tens of thousands are without power. stephanie abrams, meteorologist at the weather channel in the us, gave us this update from morgan city, which is south of new orleans. the good news is it is starting to lose some strength because it is over land. the bad news is it does still pose a threat for flooding as we head over the next several days. some areas have seen over 170 millimetres of rain so far, and we are expecting more. the winds have been over 60 knots in a lot of locations. and much higher than that for some. on the river behind me, i can slip this camera around and show you these men and women who are trying to get out to their hunting and fishing cabins. this river is well out of its banks.
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obviously not supposed to be this high. we had a very wet spring, a lot of snow melt in the midwest, and all that water came down here, and then we had a southerly push of wind from storm barry, that pushed all the water higher. so right now that water is slowly going down, but still in the coming days we do have to worry about this going to other states, north of this area and also east of this area. obviously, people like yourself are mapping the course of the eye of the storm very closely. do you feel that the authorities are responding well to what has been unfolding so far? they absolutely have. the national guard has been here helping people. there have been mandatory evacuations, and even those that didn't evacuate, yesterday the coast guard did go to try to help some people. i do believe the authorities
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are doing a greatjob here. police have used batons and pepper spray against demonstrators in hong kong as thousands of pro—democracy campaigners took to the streets again today, as they try to keep up the momentum of recent mass protests. scuffles broke out between officers in riot gear and the anti—government protesters, who built barricades in the street. this evening, thousands remain on the streets and have been facing off against police. our correspondent stephen mcdonell has been in hong kong this evening. it is a pretty tense mood here. this is the situation right now, as you can see behind me there are hundreds of riot police that have come with large shields and batons and helmets. there are rows behind me.
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and the reason they are here, i will show you, is that as we go to the march, which was legal today and given permission to go ahead, as it has reached the end of its official permission time. so, from this moment on, what i'm going to show you is an illegal gathering. this has now become the pattern in hong kong. there is a large march, where people have now gone beyond just calling for getting rid of this extradition bill, and now they see that they are defending hong kong's broaderfreedoms, and even calling for one person one vote democratic elections. we move down to the other end, i'm sure you can see this is how the protesters have responded to that riot police presence. this is their front line, if you like. they have put up barricades, and they are double layered, if you like. there are umbrellas as well, they are designed to repel tear
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gas and pepper spray, and are also symbolic of the umbrella movement protests. if we come a bit closer, as the rain comes down, you can see how these have been put together to try to secure them, and at some point the police are going to come through and have to clear this. but, you know, it does show the seriousness of what has now become the new normal in hong kong. every weekend, we have these rolling protests. and at the end of it, these demonstrators, they are prepared to have a showdown with the police. behind these umbrellas, they've all got helmets like this one. they know that tear gas and pepper spray is coming, and somehow or other, both sides have got to find an end to this crisis, but there is none in sight.
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england have beaten new zealand in the world cup final at lord's. it all came down to what is known as a super all came down to what is known as a super over, where all came down to what is known as a super over, where both sides get to bowl another six balls. it basically comes down to who can score the most ru ns comes down to who can score the most runs in those six, unless you lose two wickets in that time, in which case you are out. england had scored 15 runs of six balls, new zealand had scored 14, they needed 16 so that they would win. it got to the point where there were two more runs needed from one ball, and they didn't do it. they were just about to score that final, that second run, and the batsmen was run out by the fielder. let's speak tojohn watson. it couldn't have been any closer.


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