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this is bbc news. i'm lukwesa burak. the headlines at 5: michael gove, the man in charge of planning for a no deal brexit, says leaked documents showing shortages of goods and medicine are out of date. this is an old document. since it was published and circulated, the government have taken significant additional steps to ensure that we are prepared to leave on october the 31st, deal or no deal. deomonstrations are held in hong kong for the 11th week running, with 100,000 people taking to the streets. kent police continue the search for six—year—old lucas dobson who's missing after he fell into the river stour. and a glacier in iceland goes from this to this, as the country holds
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a ceremony to mourn the first one to be lost to climate change. 0h, he's gone. and england take wickets as they look to bowl out australia to win the second ashes test. and coming up later, this week's click looks at whether e—scooters are legal, and tests out new fingerprint—based contactless cards. good evening. the cabinet office minister michael gove has played down concerns highlighted by leaked government documents that warn of chaos in the event of a no deal brexit. he said significant steps had been taken in the past three weeks to accelerate planning for such a scenario. the documents, seen
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by the sunday times, warn of shortages of food, fuel and medicines, as well as the return of a hard border in ireland if britain leaves the eu without a deal. but mr gove insisted the papers were old, and examined the worst possible outcomes. food shortages, fuel shortages, unworkable plans for the irish border, this is a pretty bleak picture? i think it's important that we look in context at the document that's appeared in the sunday times today. 0peration yellowhammer is the name that the government has given to planning for absolutely the worst—case in the event of a no deal brexit. and it's also important to recognise that this is an old document, that since it was published and circulated, the government have taken significant additional steps to ensure that we are prepared to leave on 31st october, deal or no deal. how much can actually have changed since borisjohnson took overfour weeks ago, surely some of this is still realistic? i think it's important to recognise
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that any prudent government will always plan for absolutely the worst case. but it's also important to recognise that in the last three weeks, there has been a significant acceleration in what we've been doing, and in the days and weeks to come, we'll be making sure that everyone in the country is as prepared as they can be. yes, of course there are challenges in leaving without a deal, but there are also opportunities after 31st october if we have left with a clean break. but there aren't any new significant plans for the irish border, so are they still unworkable? it is the case that the uk government have been clear that we will not put up any infrastructure at the border. there is no return to a hard border. we will have a system of very, very limited checks, simply where international law requires it. so, we are not going to ensure that there are any impediments on the irish border. what the european decides, well, that is a matter for them. that is fine and well but this document suggests that is unworkable? no, it is the case that we can ensure that we will have a system in place that ensures
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that there is no need for any infrastructure at the border. of course, we want a deal and we believe that it's entirely possible to secure a deal with the european union by 31st october. one of the things that stands in the way of securing a deal are the actions by some in the house of commons who want to try to frustrate the government's plans for departure on 31st october. the sooner everyone recognises that we are leaving on that day, the quicker we can move to a deal which not only safeguards an open border in northern ireland but also safeguards the uk's economy and security and in particular safeguards the eu's economy and security. that was michael gove speaking. with me is our political correspondent mark lobel. we have a reaction on camera from michael gove. remind us what he is trying to reassure us about. he is confirming that this document
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that the sunday times received through a leak is genuine. he is trying to clarify that the warnings on it over food trying to clarify that the warnings on it overfood prices going up, shortages of medicines and the like, are out of date. we understand that this document was presented to him, to the new team that borisjohnson brought in about three weeks ago. we are talking about a few weeks out of date for significant issues. they have been hard at work in downing street in the cabinet office with daily meetings preparing for no deal, signing contracts with rates to ease the passage of freight and medicine and health care products, but they can only do what they can do in the time, so presumably there isa do in the time, so presumably there is a lot of work to be done. interestingly, the one problem that money cannot solve is the hard border between northern ireland and the republic of ireland. we had fighting talk, real politics from michael gove, saying that the uk
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government does not intend to put any physical checks on the border, what does the eu think about that? all of this is making many mps who wa nt to all of this is making many mps who want to resist a no deal project very unhappy. this is what labour had to say, the shadow security minister. this is not project viewer, this is project reality. what we have seen revealed in the sunday times today sets out that we could be here in 2019 with shortages of food, shortages of fuel, shortages of medicine. —— project fear. quite an extraordinary level of disruption. boris johnson will be heading to europe, a busy week ahead for him. he insists he wants a deal and will be searching one in europe this week, meeting the leaders of france and germany, the key figures he needs to talk to to find a way
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through each of their demands. at the moment it is a stand—off. he wa nts to the moment it is a stand—off. he wants to convince them that negotiations could immediately begin but the eu will be looking at what is playing out with all the confusion over no deal, the disruption in parliament that is expected to happen, and votes of no confidence or legislation potentially coming forward that could delay the date of brexit itself. the eu are leaving britain —— are leaving britain to it and standing back from all this but to start negotiating late in the day would be difficult if borisjohnson is hoping for a deal. another brexit development is this possible recall of mps to parliament. remind us of that. dozens of mps have written to borisjohnson to bring parliament back to discuss this, i wrote in the open, and to do so this, i wrote in the open, and to do so from roughly now until the 31st
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of october. that is unlikely to happen but mps will not have to wait long, they are backing a couple of weeks' time. it goes to show how frustrated certain mps feel and how they feel that going through parliament is only way of stopping a no deal brexit. thank you very much. you are watching bbc news. more than a 100,000 people have taken part in the latest rally in hong kong, against what the protestors see as attempts by china to undermine the city's autonomy. the protests began 11 weeks ago and have at times been violent, but today's gathering has been peaceful. 0ur china correspondent stephen mcdonell has been following the protests in hong kong today. there was a big push on to make this weekend a much more peaceful one in terms of rallies. a large part of the city, at least on the island, has been caught up in this enormous demonstration today. despite the heavy, driving rain, hundreds of thousands of people have turned out.
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here, this is people coming back into victoria park. when i say "back in", potentially for the first time coming to victoria park. if we swing around here, you can see this is the direction of the park. we have had this situation where the park has been full once and then people left the park, and it's filled up yet again. so, this is the second shift. i guess you can put it that way. it does give you an idea of the number of people who will turn out here if a protest is going to be peaceful. it was given permission, this is a legally approved rally, the authorities said it was ok. they didn't give permission for a march, butjust by virtue of the sheer numbers, people have had to pour out of the park and into the streets all around it because it couldn't take that many people. as i say, for many blocks back from the park, several kilometres
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between here and central, the streets have been full and the park has also been full. and it is a vote of confidence, i guess you could say, in the more peaceful way, in terms of the pro—democracy movement. the more radical elements, they can turn out a few thousand, maybe 10,000 at best, but this has been a really huge gathering here today in favour of democracy and yesterday we had a pro—beijing rally, which seemed pretty big. maybe there was 100,000 people there at best. it is hard to say how many were here today, it feels to me about ten times the size, though, given the huge disruption to the city with so many people. underground train stations have had to close because they were just jammed with people trying to reach the rally point. roads have also been blocked. people have had to go off walking,
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using the road to leave because public transport had to shut down. they have tried to get some momentum going in terms of their call for democracy, in terms of their call for an independent public enquiry into the police force and if anyone thought the steam was coming out of this, well, this just shows it hasn't. i think there is a long way to go yet before this crisis is over and perhaps this isjust the way things will be from now on in hong kong. the search has resumed for a missing six—year—old boy after he fell into the river stour, near the town of sandwich yesterday. lucas dobson was fishing with family members when he slipped into the water. specialist diving teams and emergency services are being supported by a large group of public volunteers in the search. 0ur correspondent simon
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jones is in sandwich. lucas dobson fell into the water just after 1 o'clock yesterday afternoon. so, he has now been missing for more than 2a hours. this is how we understand the sequence of events. he was just upstream there and at one point he was going to step from a jetty onto a fishing boat. he was with family members, but he fell between the gap between the jetty and the fishing boat. he disappeared into the water. four adultsjumped in after him, including his father. but they could find no trace of him. so, they, of course, alerted the emergency services and that has prompted a huge response. we have had police, the fire service, the coastguard and the lifeboat all involved in this. plus volunteers. we have seen boats coming up and down the river looking for clues. people searching through the undergrowth here, which is quite thick, just trying to find
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any trace of lucas. his family, for them, it has been a desperately worrying time and we have been speaking to his aunt about how she is coping with the situation. i think the not knowing is the hardest bit. you don't know. i am personally not trying to think about it. i am not accepting it yet. because we can't find him, i tell myself that he got out and he is lost, he is looking for us. he is wandering around, wondering where we are. that is what i'm telling myself. because to think that my little nephew is still in the river is just too much to think about. huge uncertainty for the family, a desperately worrying time for them. they said they have taken comfort from the fact that hundreds of people from the local community have come out. they have been walking the river bank looking for any traces of the six—year—old. so far, nothing has been found, but people have been telling me that they just want to do something.
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they are all so anxious, they are walking in pairs trying to find any sort of clues. but the reality is time is going on and hope must be fading. superintendent amanda tillotson of kent police has been descibing the search operation. this is a massive operation and firstly i would like to say that my thoughts go out to the family of lucas. this is an awful, tragic incident, but obviously we will work hard to bring a quick resolution and find lucas as quickly as we can for the family. but it is an absolutely massive operation with various different agencies, both emergency services but we have also got volunteers, and of course, members of the public, and they are all working extremely hard to find lucas. that is the latest on the search for the missing six—year—old boy. more than £70,000 has been raised to support the family
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and widow of a police officer who was killed while investigating a report of a burglary in berkshire on thursday. pc andrew harper was 28 and newly married. the police are questioning ten men and boys on suspicion of murder. daniela relph reports. three days after the death of pc andrew harper, the trawl for evidence goes on. at the place where he died, tributes continue to be left, some from those who knew and loved him, others from those just moved by his death. ahead of local team reading's game against cardiff today, footballers and colleagues of pc harper stood in silence, in tribute to the fallen police officer. this time last month, pc harper was getting married. he and his wife were due to go on honeymoon next week. in churches across the thames valley, prayers were said for the police officer and his family, and at the church closest to his home, parishioners have left messages in a
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prayer book. as you would expect, probably around every church in the country there are prayers left for andrew harper, his family, the police, the whole police community, those working on the case. it must be terrible for them. they're naturally held in prayer and i am sure we are just one church out of many around the country where that will be true. the focus of the police investigation is centred on a local caravan site run by the local authority and used by the travelling community. ten people were arrested here, and police remain on site. access to the area is restricted. the police federation has set up a page for donations in recognition of pc harper's sacrifice. now way beyond its original target, the harper family will decide how the money is spent. the thames valley force say this is a complex murder enquiry. is a complex murder inquiry. their priority is to
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establish how a call—out to a burglary led to the death of one of its own officers. health workers in glasgow say an outbreak of hiv among the homeless and drug users in the city is now the most serious in the uk since the 1980s. the bbc has learnt has learnt that at least 157 cases have been confirmed in the last four years. 0ur scotland editor, sarah smith, has been given exclusive access to the first project in the uk, that carries out rapid hiv tests, on the streets of glasgow. just one tiny drop of blood can test who's been infected by the rapidly spreading outbreak of hiv in glasgow. so, i'lljust put this in here, 0k, and if it's one line, it means there is no hiv antibodies in the blood, and if it is two lines it means there is, but we we'll just sit you outside for now... injust minutes, robbie gets the news he'd hoped to hear.
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i'm pleased to tell you there is one line, which means you don't have hiv. sleeping rough and injecting drugs, he knows he is at high risk of infection. so, robbie says he always takes care to get clean needles, available free from various chemists and charities. do you know people that do share needles? aye. if you can get your money to get drugs, get drugs, you can get the right paraphernalia to handle the drugs. it's not hard, you know what i mean. waverley care in glasgow are the first and only team anywhere in the uk taking hiv testing onto the streets. hi, it is marrie here at waverley care... they gave us an exclusive look at their attempts to reach the growing homeless population in glasgow. everybody seems to know someone with hiv, but weren't aware of the outbreak. the numbers, they may be aware of one or two,
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in their close circle of friends, but not aware of the potential hundred—plus that is connected to glasgow city centre who are hiv—positive. widespread hiv testing, trying to identify everyone who is infected, could help to contain the outbreak. but at the moment, the really worrying thing is that the spread of the infection in glasgow seems to be rapidly escalating, with around a 100% increase in new cases this year so far. this man is a heroin addict who manages his hiv with restriction medication. with prescription medication. when he was first diagnosed, though, he was terrified the infection would be fatal. i tried to overdose, as i was sliding down a wall, somebody touched me on the shoulder and ijumped up. so, that saved my life. why is there such a bad outbreak of it in glasgow? you see, the people that's got it, i think that they're not telling...
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i think they're not telling people that they've got it and they're letting them use their needles. living on the streets with hiv is not easy. not everyone takes their medication every day — not when heroin is a higher priority. that's why halting the spread of infection is so urgent and so difficult. sarah smith, bbc news, glasgow. the headlines on bbc news... the man in charge of planning for a no deal brexit, michael gove, says leaked documents showing shortages of goods and a hard border with ireland are out of date and are worst case scenarios. 100,000 people have been gathering in hong kong for more pro—democracy protests for the 11th week running. the search continues for six—year—old lucas dobson who's missing after he fell into the river stour in kent.
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the bbc understands that the muslim convert known asjihadijack, who joined the islamic state group as a teenager, has had his british citizenship revoked. jack letts was 18 when he left his 0xfordshire home in 2014 to travel to join fighters in raqqa. the decision was reportedly made by sajid javid when he was home secretary. the home office have declined to comment on the case. 0ur correspondent charlotte gallagher said that by revoking his citizenship, the government had effectively passed responsibility forjack letts to the canadians. he was just a teenager when he left to join islamic state fighters in syria. he was 18 years old in 2014. now, in 2017, he was captured by kurdish forces and was put in a kurdish prison, where he remains. now, his parents have always been supportive of him, not his decision obviously to fight with the islamic forces, with the islamic state forces, but they were incredibly worried
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about him and they actually sent him money, and in june, they were convicted of sending money for terrorism, essentially, were given essentially, and were given a suspended sentence. now, in a series of interviews, jack letts has said that he wanted to return to britain, but he realised that he probably wouldn't be able to because of what he had done in syria. and now, we've heard that the british government has stripped him of his british citizenship, and we understand it was one of the last acts of theresa may's government to strip him of that. this is different to the case of shamima begum, you may remember, one of the schoolgirls from london who left to join the fighters in syria, one of the isis brides, as she became known. now, she is challenging that decision in court. her citizenship was stripped but she only has british citizenship, and under international law, it's illegal to leave someone stateless. now, jack letts, his father is canadian, which means, although he's lost his british citizenship, he still has his canadian one,
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so he could go there. so, essentially by taking his british passport away from him, the british government essentially has made him canada's problem for the future, if he ever is let out of this prison. the islamic state group has claimed responsibility for the bomb attack at a wedding in afghanistan on saturday. 63 people were killed and nearly 200 others were injured in the suicide bombing in the capital, kabul. the taliban has condemned the attack but afghanistan's president ghani said on sunday that the taliban could not absolve themselves of blame as they provide a platform for terrorists. this report by richard forrest. this is the aftermath inside the wedding hall. it had been packed with people celebrating a marriage in a minority shi'ite neighbourhood in the west of the city. eyewitnesses said the bomber detonated his device in the men's reception area. translation: i was in the kitchen, and was coming to the hall
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when i heard the huge sound. my ears couldn't hear anything, and there were lots of injured people. everybody was running away. several of our waiters were killed or injured. most of the victims were men or boys. the injured taken to hospitals across the city. there were so many, they were crowded into corridors. people were rushing to the hospital trying to find missing relatives. translation: i was in the wedding party when the blast occurred. it was very powerful, and the situation was terrible. i saw many children and people hurt. these wedding halls have become big business in kabul as the afghan economy slowly picks up and families spend more on celebrations. but they are seen as soft targets. last november, at least a0 people were killed at a wedding in kabul. the attack came as the taliban and the united states are trying to negotiate an agreement on the withdrawal of us forces from afghanistan in exchange for a taliban commitment on security
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and peace talks with the us—backed government. richard forrest, bbc news. a ceremony is being held at the top of an extinct volcano in iceland to mark the loss of the first glacier to be wiped out by climate change. it went from this...to this. as recently as the 1980s, it showed as a mass of solid white. by 2014 it was declared dead. a plaque has been made to tell future generations, that only they will know if enough was done to save other glaciers from climate change. a shortage of intravenous feed supplies has been declared a national emergency incident by health chiefs and currently affects hundreds of patients across england. the situation is so serious, the nhs is considering importing
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supplies from other countries to meet the needs of patients who depend on them. alison freeman reports. it's a painstaking process that michelle has to go through every day just to stay alive. she has intestinal failure, and gets no benefits from eating or drinking like most other people. instead, these liquid packs provide all of her nutrients, calories and hydration directly into her bloodstream. it's life—sustaining for me. without it, ijust couldn't survive. so it's extremely important that we get this nutrition. it's called tpn, total parenteral nutrition. but at the end ofjune, the supply to michelle and more than 500 people like her in england and wales became unreliable. that's because the company that makes it, calea, was told by the medicines regulator to change its manufacturing process immediately. the change slowed the process
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so much, calea couldn't meet demand. michelle has had to supplement the erratic supplies with replacements not tailored to her needs, and her health has been suffering. last week i actually lost four pounds in two days. i suffered with cramping in my hands and feet and calf muscles. a lot of headaches and numbness and tingling in my hands. the manufacturer, calea, should have been following guidelines which were introduced in 2015. calea was inspected two years later in 2017 by the medicines watchdog the mhra, but no changes were enforced. the watchdog told us it was the company's responsibility to meet regulatory requirements. but injune of this year, calea was inspected again. this time they were told to implement the changes immediately. the shortage has now been declared a national emergency by nhs england. the department for health says it's working closely with the nhs,
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the medicines watchdog and calea to resolve the supply problem. tpn already restricts the lives of those who use it. michelle's connected for 12 hours each night. but patients who rely on it now have the added worry of not being sure their supplies will arrive. i really fear that something terrible could happen. i'm quite upset at that, actually. alison freeman, bbc news. the three remaining didcot power station cooling towers have been demolished in a controlled explosion earlier this morning. seconds after the demolition, thousands of people in the area said they had suffered a temporary power cut. an electricity supplier has said a power cut in oxfordshire this morning was "probably linked" to the demolition. an electricity pole was seen to go up in flames minutes after the controlled explosions. louise currie has more.
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they've watched over didcot for over half a century. but it took just seconds for the power station's three remaining cooling towers to be flattened. it's quite an emotional thing, really, because those towers have been up since before i was born, so they've always been a landmark finding my way home from a long journey. you sort of think of seeing the towers to new coming the towers when you come in from the motorway and it is like, something to say, oh, you're nearly home. quite sad losing them, really. yeah, the skyline has changed now forever. hundreds turned out to watch, but for some it was more poignant than others. dan and kevin worked there for many years. if we want to be environmentally friendly, that is the right thing, but when you've spent all that time,
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you know, and your dad has spent all that time there, it's a sad day. it is quite nice to look across that not see towers, because obviously it has restored the area to its natural environment again. but, yeah, sad day. work to clear the site has been ongoing since it shut in 2013. but in 2016, tragedy struck. the ten story boiler house collapsed, killing four men. the investigation into what caused it is still ongoing. today's demolition appeared to run smoothly, but moments later, an explosion. 49,000 homes lost power forjust over an hour. once the site is clear, it will be redeveloped. there's already plans to build a hotel there. 400 new homes and there is going to be a site for business, leisure and also residential. so, it's already been changed, it is already going to have a use going forward. before that, there is one last demolition planned in the autumn for the largest chimney.
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now it's time for a look at the weather, with phil avery. hello. in recent days we have advertised it as being a regime of sunny spells and showers but as you know, there can be a number of variations on that theme. the rest of today falls under a similar banner, quite breezy as well, and all of the above supplied by the theory of low pressure which has been around for a number of days to the north of scotland. this cloud produce more persistent rain across some of the southern counties of the british isles in the first half of sunday. thankfully that has gone. behind, brighter skies, certainly across southern parts of britain, skies clearing beautifully across parts of cornwall, looking further north, if you get too many showers, 01’ north, if you get too many showers, ora north, if you get too many showers, or a big one, then your mixture of sunny spells and showers can look more like that. this evening and
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overnight, the showers will circulate around the low pressure, flooding in across scotland and northern ireland, northern and western parts of the british isles, the odd one straying east, moved east by the westerly breeze. not particularly cold, some rural spots will get into single figures. on monday and by this stage we are pushing the low pressure closer to the coast of norway. notice that we are suggesting a weather front coming down later in the day. after a day where for the most part the showers are more widely scattered, with probably less intensity about them in general, and sunshine, later in the day it will get cloudy and this will look more like persistent rain in the northern parts of scotland, and in the evening, towards parts of northern ireland as well. temperatures on a par with where we have been through the weekend. a change on tuesday because it starts fine and dry for many areas and then we will be looking
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towards the atlantic, where a south—westerly wind will bring any warm front, and the cloud will thicken to give rain through wales, northern ireland and eventually southern and western parts of scotland. tuesday looks drier and brighter in these, but by the end of the week, many areas will be dry and bright and you will notice the temperatures will begin to pick up in many spots as well. that is it from me for the moment. take care. hello, this is bbc news with lu kwesa burak. the headlines: the man in charge of planning for a no deal brexit, michael gove, says leaked documents showing shortages of goods and a hard border with ireland are out of date and worst case scenarios. this is an old document. since it was published and circulated, the government have taken significant additional steps to ensure that we
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are prepared to leave on october the 31st, deal or no deal. 100,000 people are gathering in hong kong for more pro—democracy protests for the eleventh week running. kent police name the boy who's missing after he fell into the river stour as six—year old lucas dobson. and coming up after the sport, this week's click looks at e—scooters and tests out new fingerprint—based contactless cards. sport and a full round—up from the bbc sport centre. lots of this will be about the ashes. yes, well anticipated. we start with the cricket. jofra archer is on fire with the ball once again. he took two quick wickets after england put australia into bat on the fifth and final day of the second test at lords. of the second test at lord's.
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they had declared on 258 for 5. michael redford reports. ben stokes celebrating at lord's. deja vu, anybody? five weeks ago he guided england to world cup success. now he was giving them ashes hope. ben stokes resumed on 60 not out, england 96—4, a lead of 104. the plan, dig in. sort of. a plan that was being well executed untiljos buttler did this. in 19 run partnership brought to an end. ben stokes was far from finished. with his 50, he started to enjoy himself, not once but twice against nathan lion in the same over, before going on to bring up his seventh test century. just as they were five weeks ago, lord stood to applaud. ben stokes was in the zone. see ball, hit both. enough, england declaring, australia needing 267 to
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win. another of england's world cup heroes. jofra archer has gone from relatively unknown to internationally feared. david warner gone, internationally feared. david warner o . internationally feared. david warner gone, is meant to watch are not far behind. no steve smith after he was hit by an archer delivery yesterday. his replacement got the same treatment. eight wickets needed in the final session. make that seven. cameron bancroft lasting just four balls after tea. a big session ahead for both teams. the clock is ticking. after tea on day five, australia are 73 for 3, chasing a target of 267. the australia batsman steve smith is not involved in today's action. he was ruled out after being diagnosed with concussion. smith was hit on the neck by a ball delivered by jofra archer yesterday and was forced to retire hurt. he did pass concussion tests and returned to bat, top scoring on 92. tests this morning showed "some deterioration",
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according to cricket australia. i would obviously love to be out there, trying to keep performing, trying to help australia win another test match, but the right decision has been made. i will obviously be monitored very closely over the next few days, with a pretty quick turnaround in between test matches, andi turnaround in between test matches, and i am hopeful i can make a recovery and be ok for that. i have got to be able to train a couple of days out and then face fast bowling, to make sure my reaction time and all that kind of thing is in place. what about the guard? that was something that lots of people notice yesterday, you're not wearing a guard? explain why you do not wear one, and whether yesterday's incident will make you reassess?“ along with a few of the other players in the team, find it
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uncomfortable to what we are used to. i feel uncomfortable to what we are used to. ifeel a uncomfortable to what we are used to. i feel a little uncomfortable to what we are used to. ifeel a little bit claustrophobic. it is something i need to have a look at, and perhaps try in the practice nets, to see if icanfind try in the practice nets, to see if i can find a way to get comfortable with it. you can keep up-to-date with it. you can keep up-to-date with all the cricket on the bbc sport website. football. sheffield united have their first premier league victory at bramall lane for 12 years with a 1—0 win over crystal palace. chris wilder's team got all three points thanks tojohn lundstram's early second half goal. joe lynskey reports. chris wilder might well have stopped to reflect. once upon a time, he was a sheffield united ball boy, now the managerforged in a sheffield united ball boy, now the manager forged in the steel city furnace leads the blades at the top. just two years ago, this site were in league 1. the rise under chris wilder has come through new energy and ideas. at the core of this team are players who have worked their way through the leagues. after this
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effort from callum robinson, david mcgoldrick got the next chance. last season he was their player of the year but he will still have to wait for a first top—flight goal. the first have made crystal palace look overwhelmed. soon they would lose sight of the blades altogether. among john lunn strung's form a are scunthorpe among john lunn strung's form a are scu nthorpe united and among john lunn strung's form a are scunthorpe united and leyton orient. with this, the midfielder has scored in allfour with this, the midfielder has scored in all four english divisions. crystal palace were one of the best away sides in the league last season but in theirfirst away sides in the league last season but in their first two games of this one they have yet to score. as this match ticked away the new boys were holding firm. this team and these players have waited years for their chance. at bramall lane, no top—flight side will get an easy ride. yes, we could not have wished for any more, a passionate, positive support and a full—blooded
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performance by my players. it is tough. we knew that crystal palace have great players with pace and energy. i thought we were value for a victory in a tight game and we are delighted to get off the mark at home. there was drama before the late match between chelsea and leicester had even started with referee graham scott getting stuck in traffic and handing over duties to fourth official oliver langford, giving him his premier league debut. as for the score, it's1—0 to chelsea after a dreadful defensive error by wilfred n'didi. they have played 53 minutes. he was caught in possession. mason mount stole the ball off him to score his first goal for chelsea in his first senior appearance at stamford bridge. former england, arsenal and chelsea left—back ashley cole has announced his retirement from professional football. the 38—year—old, who earned 107 caps for england, was out of contract at derby county. he is the most decorated footballer in fa cup history, having lifted the trophy seven times. cole is currently taking his
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coaching qualifications. in the championship, reading's first league win of the season came thanks to two goals from george puscas. puscas had signed for the club from inter milan this summer. they beat cardiff city 3—0. john swift with the third on the counter attack. rangers are through to the third round of the scottish league cup after a convincing 3—0 win over east fife. it was jermaine defoe with the first of the goals after 26 minutes. a good ball into him on the edge of the box, he turned and put it past the keeper. filip helander got the second and his first goal for the club. joe aribo with the third. britain's dina asher—smith has come second in the 200 metres, despite windy conditions at the birmingham grand prix. the double european champion put on an impressive display, beaten only by olympic 400 metre gold medalist shaunae miller—uibo. miriam walker—khan reports.
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the birmingham diamond league was supposed to be a warm up for next week because my british championships, but warm was not the right word for the alexander stadium. at the long jump pit, it was red—hot. thanks to a head—to—head between heptathlete katrina johnson thompson and naff etm. naff etm came out on top, beating the olympic medallist. she showed what kind of form she was in. johnson thompson was in third but pushed all the way to a seasons best performance. in the men's 800 metres, irishman mark english stormed past a field of six british athletes. in the women's, wilson took the victory from lynsey sharp. in the sprints, there were less british athletes but quality over quantity in the 100 metres. adam gemili was second to former world champion yohan blake. that bodes well for the world championships
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next month, but it was close to say the least, with only 0.1 seconds between first place and eighth place, about one metre. the event of the day was the women's 200 metres. maybe one might headlining a race so full of big names it could have been an olympic final. in the end, shaunae miller—uibo's 400 metre strand sealed it but today she confirmed she will not be running the 200 metres indoor had the world championships. something dina asher—smith and the british fans will be glad to hear. today's super league games are mainly focused on the bottle of the table. huddersfield, who are in tenth, on the same points as bottom side london broncos, were on the end a 24—0 thrashing at home by castleford. better news for wakefield who are also in a fight to avoid relegation. they beat hull kr 38—10 in hull. england's women have won their opening game at the eurohockey championships in antwerp. they beat ireland 2—1.
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giselle ansley‘s drag flick giving them their second goal. england's next match is tomorrow against germany, who thrashed belarus 13—0. ireland came from behind in the final quarter to earn a 3—3 draw with scotland in the eurohockey championships but the result leaves both sides needing to win their last game to make the semifinals. trailing 3—1, tim cross's powerful effort hauled the irish back into the game with fewer than six minutes remaining before shane o'donoghue's penalty stroke three minutes later levelled the match. it is half—time in the match between england and host belgium. england are1—0. that's all the sport for now. i'll be back with sportsday at 7.30, but now on bbc news it's time for click.
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here's something that splits opinion, you either love these or you hate them, depending really on whether you ride one, or whether you've had a close encounter with one. these e—scooters are powered by electric motors and that leads to something really interesting that not many people know. in the uk, these things are not legal on public roads and they are not legal on public pavements. so, although they're getting more and more popular, and companies are hiring them out to ride on private lands like here at the queen elizabeth olympic park in london, where they're geofenced and speed—limited, the law varies hugely around the world. one of the issues is that these
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things can reach speeds of over 30 miles an hour, which is very cool, but also very dangerous, again, depending on your experiences with them. not long ago, presenter emily hartridge died while riding an e—scooter. it was the first fatal collision involving one in britain. there have been similarfatal cases around europe. in france, there have been three e—scooter deaths in the last four months, and there have even been deaths in los angeles where these are completely legal. so, whether it's e—scooters, segways, one—wheelers or e—skateboards, there's a lot of confusion over the legality of these new modes of transport. as omar mehtab has been finding out. here, at one of the busiest intersections in london, the metropolitan police are on the lookout for electrically—powered scooters. these eco—friendly and easy to ride
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vehicles have exploded in popularity and are rapidly transforming the make—up of road traffic in cities around the world. however, as spencer pointed out earlier, with e—scooters freely available to buy in stores, many people don't know that they're actually illegal to ride on public streets. when i bought it online they should have told us that there are legal have told us that they're illegal to ride here. i mean, ijust spent £500 for nothing, basically. the problem is, these e—scooters are electrically powered, so they're classed as motor vehicles, which means you can't ride them on pavements or in bike lanes. and to ride them on roads, you need insurance, licensing, tax. things you can't get for light e—vehicles at the moment. and if you get caught? well, in the uk, you could get up to six penalty points on your driving license and a fine of up to £300. stops today was just about education, about letting them know you can't ride these things
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on the road, you can't use these things on the road. recently, just down the road, there on rosemary avenue, there was a fail—to—stop collision involving an e—scooter and a 125cc scooter. i think it sends out the message that this needs to stop and the vehicles can only be used on private property or land. but, there's some confusion in the uk. the law states that personal transport devices powered by motors are prohibited for use on roads, pavements and cycle lanes. however, in the different categories listed, they don't specifically mention e—skateboards, and that is catching some people out. this man was stopped by the police on his way to work, given a written warning, and while he got away without the hefty fine, he was informed that his e—skateboad was illegal to ride. all the information i can find is that this one's are not illegal, like the electric skateboard is in the grey area,
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kind of, there's not really legislation that actually bans it. until today, you know? and the police told me and i was like what? very upset. i said i bought this, it cost me a lot of money, i've been riding it for nearly five months now, no issues at all, no accident, no issues. and now from tomorrow, i think from this afternoon, i have to take underground, exactly. there will be queries with regards to e—skateboards as well as e—scooters and other types of powered transport but we recognise there was a growing trend with the use of e—scooters around london and awareness that people weren't necessarily educated to the fact that they are illegal to use on the roads and footpaths. so we have issued a number of fines and also seized some e—scooters, but we are maintaining that message that we would like to educate the public first and foremost and sort of spread that message wide that they are actually illegal to ride on roads, on the pavement or in cycle lanes. we contacted the department
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for transport and they told us they are actively examining how these light e—vehicles can be regulated for safe use on the roads. but, for now, they are still illegal. so, this is michael. he's the one who first introduced me to e—skateboards and he is a part of the community. so, that is the official line of the met, they're illegal to use on the roads and pavements. what do you think of that? i mean, they're not wrong. as a mechanically—propelled vehicle they are illegal on the road because we don't have things like insurance or licensees for these devices. the problem is, there is no legislation out the moment for that, legislation at the moment for that, so we can't get insurance, we can't get licenses, and at the exponential rate that the boards are being used, legislation needs to be put in place so we can get insurance. it's not like we don't want to, it's just that we can't. if we can legally ride on the roads with every other road user, whatever the cost, if it's legal, i'd say go for it. right. michael, thanks a lot
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for chatting with me. appreciate it. now, this is the bbc, its private land. right, let's talk money now, or more specifically, plastic. now, the last time technology touched one of these things was more than ten years ago when they made them contactless. wave—and—pay uses nfc or near field communication technology and it's really convenient, but not exactly secure. not if you have your wallet nicked. anyway, that's why they limit contactless payments to £30 or roughly the equivalent in other currencies. but that limit could be extended by quite a chunk if a new security feature is added. dan simmons has been invited to test the uk's first debit card that can read your fingerprint. it's a big moment in the world of money. natwest and rbs are launching this — although the real—life ones will probably be smaller.
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and they should help wave goodbye to fraud. what we're learning from customers is they want experiences to be simple and easy. this means they don't have to remember their pin, it means from a safety and security perspective, they don't have to worry about standing at a cash point and someone looking over their shoulder and seeing what their pin is. and we think customers are really going to the experience. going to enjoy the experience. could they not get an imprint? no, it's not csi, it doesn't work that way. it doesn't? 0k. so, a photograph? nope. if i go hi, theyjust go, oh, yes, excellent there's enough pixels there and nick that? that won't work. on a glass, you know, like police evidence kind of things? the powder? no? nothing? no, sorry, your television dreams are shattered. if something goes wrong and i find that somebody‘s got my money but shouldn't have my money, will you give it back to me? what you can always do is block your card with one phone call. is that a yes or a no, georgina? we review all customer experiences on a case—by—case basis.
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right. it's arrived. i've got a — sort of like a card reader and the card itself. i'm going to need that little black box to kind of register my thumbprint on the fingerprint reader. i've been invited to take part in a three—month trial. the small battery in the reader is enough to power the card. after seeing my thumb from five different angles, it's happy it's got my print. now, of course google and apple pay systems using our mobile phones linked to a debit card and credit card offer similar biometric security for payments. but your phone costs a lot more, needs to be charged and it's a lot bigger. my new card is no thicker than a standard debit card. a strip down of it shows what's going on. on the right is the fingerprint reader, there's no battery inside, instead an inductive loop,
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shown here in red, acts as an aerial for the card to receive power from the card terminal. the six dots at the top are the programming port. and it's here, in the microcontroller, when my fingerprint is stored and verified. all on the card, so our biometric data never leaves our hands. a coffee, please. now, using the card is pretty much as easy as it is at the moment, except that you've got to put your thumb, or whatever finger you've registered, over the golden box, so it can recognise it when you make the payment. a green light flashes to show all‘s ok, and that my plastic is not in some trickster tv producer's mitts. oz! now the other big bonus i found is my new spending limit. normally, contactless payments cap out at £30. but this allows me to spend up to £100 because of the additional
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security, and i'm told that by the time it comes to market, that limit could be limitless, which means i could get my weekly shopping, fill up my car, and buy a bike just with a tap of my card. so knowing all that, will the card be secure? gemalto is behind the tech. the actual sensor we use is dynamic, which means each time it reads your fingerprint it needs to be a 98—99% match. if there is a slight variation, a micro—slash on your finger it will take that into account, so next time it knows that micro—slash will be there. but does it then allow for someone with a similar fingerprint to get into the system? no, not at all, the variation is so small, there is not two people that would be within that level of variation. this would be the biggest change to payment cards for a decade, if the banks back it.
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that's it for now. for the next couple of weeks we're going to be recharging our batteries, so we'll give you the chance to see again a couple of our favourite recent shows. we will still be here though, on the end of youtube, facebook, instagram and twitter, at @bbcclick. so feel free to get in touch. thanks for watching and we'll see you soon. hello once again. in recent days it has been sunny spells and showers, but as you will know from your own experience, there can be variations on that theme. the rest of today falls under a similar banner, sunny spells and showers, quite breezy, all of the above, supplied by the
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area of low pressure which has been around for a number of days to the north of scotland. this band of cloud is the one which produced some more persistent rain for some time over the southern counties of the british isles in the first half of sunday. that has now quit the scene. following —— following on behind, somewhat clearer skies, clearing beautifully across parts of cornwall. looking a bit further north, if we get too many showers, or you get a big one, then it will be looking a bit more like this. through the rest of the evening and overnight, we will keep those showers circulating around the low pressure, flooding and across scotla nd pressure, flooding and across scotland and northern ireland and northern and western parts of the british isles. urged ever eastwards by that noticeable westerly breeze. not a particularly cold night. in rural spots it will get down into single figures again. by monday, we are pushing the low pressure closer towards the coast of norway. just
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there again we are suggesting a little front coming down later in the day, so after a day wherefore the day, so after a day wherefore the most part those showers are more widely scattered, with probably less intensity in general, and a deal of sunshine, late on in the day, it will be getting cloudier, and it will be getting cloudier, and it will probably look more like persistent rain in scotland and eventually towards parts of northern ireland as well. change of script come tuesday because it starts off fine and dry for many areas, and then we will be looking towards the atlantic, where a south—westerly wind will usher in a warm front and cloud giving rain eventually through wales, northern ireland and eventually southern and western parts of scotland. generally speaking, tuesday looks to be drier and brighter further to the east. by the end of the week, many areas will in fact look fairly dry and bright and you will notice that the temperatures will begin to pick up in many spots as well.
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this is bbc news. i'm lukwesa burak. the headlines at 6: michael gove, the minister in charge of planning for a no deal brexit, says leaked documents showing shortages of goods and medicine are "out of date" and that "very significant steps" have been taken to prepare. this is an old document. since it was published and circulated, the government have taken significant additional steps to ensure that we are prepared to leave on october the 31st, deal or no deal. the search continues for six—year—old lucas dobson who's missing after he fell into the river stour. tens of thousands of protesters have taken to the streets of hong kong for the 11th week running. the so—called islamic state has claimed responsibility

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