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to a petrol tank? on average a 50 kw/h battery, it will cost about £7 to fill up, at a normal domestic charger at your house. how many miles would you get for that? it depends, the new renault zoe will do about 200 miles in real—world driving, and that has a 52kw/h battery, so that works out at about 3/1ip per mile, and an equivalent diesel or petrol car will look more like 11— 15p per mile. so it is usefully cheaper, it is half, if not a third cheaper. have we got enough charging stations in the uk? we have a lot of charging stations in the uk, i think it stands at about 10,000 station and 26,000 actual charging plugs. i think probably we need more, certainly in rural parts, especially, but it isn't that bad an infrastructure these days. vicky, thank you for your time, and some of the ride, thank you for the info. pleasure.
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and i'm afraid that's all the time we have to talk electric in the short version of the show. the falling version is waiting for you right now and i player. maybe it will help convince you it's time to switch. maybe you will have doubts afterwards, in which case you can continue the conversation with us on social media. we live on facebook, youtube, instagram and twitter at @bbcclick. thanks, for watching and we'll see you soon. good morning. welcome to breakfast with naga munchetty and charlie stayt. 0ur headlines today: tokyo prepares to face its worst typhoon in 60 years as winds of more than 100 miles an hour head towards the japanese coast. good morning.
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typhoon hagibis is bearing down onjapan and likely to make landfall in the next few hours. i will have the full forecast on this powerful storm in the next 30 minutes. a vaccine plea to parents: the head of nhs england warns that the school gates have become a breeding ground for myths about mmr. the us threatens turkey with "crippling sanctions" over its military offensive in northern syria as concerns are raised about a new threat from is fighters. england suffer their first qualifying defeat in ten years. they're beaten 2—1 by the czech republic, and will have to wait a little longer to qualify for euro 2020. plus, is a marathon possible in under two hours? we'll watch live this morning as the record attempt takes place in vienna. it's saturday the 12th of october. our top story: japan is bracing itself for one of the strongest storms to hit the country in decades. typhoon hagibis is expected to make
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landfall near the capital tokyo at around 10am this morning with winds of up to 110 miles per hour. one man is already thought to have died after his car overturned and tens of thousands of homes are without power. let's speak now to rupert wingfield—hayes who's live in tokyo for us this morning. it is very obvious rupert that the typhoon is definitely making its way inland. tell us. you can see probably since i last spoke to you to that it has considerably darkened here, the clouds over tokyo now looking very angry —— you two. the amount of rain coming down is much heavier than an hour or so ago and you can see, you basically cannot see much of tokyo because it is blocked up by cloud behind me here. the amount of rain we are getting, looking at the local tv pictures from further south near mount fuji, they have recorded record, the most
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rainfall they have ever recorded since records began, in the last few hours there. rivers, i have seen the pictures of the river is now south of tokyo, they are raging, really quite scary pictures of some of the rivers to the south of tokyo and indeed we have seen in the last few minutes the tama river, one of the two big rivers going through tokyo, an evacuation order has been put in place for those that live along the banks of the tama because it has come up banks of the tama because it has come up so banks of the tama because it has come up so fast, it is reaching a danger levels they are ordering people along better leave their homes so it is a very serious storm, huge amounts of water, huge amounts of rain still falling here and in the mountains and it all has to come down in the next few hours so very serious situation, potentialfor flooding, landslides and then you can see i am still standing here with an umbrella, the winds have not really started and that will come later when the storm comes onshore
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and we see the destructive winds following behind. thankfully, we are grateful to you being out in the rain and telling us for what is going on. how prepared are people there, because it is typhoon season, isn't it? the japanese are accustomed to taking precautions for this? yes, japan is a very well—prepared this? yes, japan is a very well—prepa red country for disasters of all sorts. it has good flood defences because of earthquakes and tsunami and typhoons so i would say compared to a lot of other countries, say china or the philippines or india, southeast asia, japan is well—prepa red. however, this is the biggest typhoon to hit in more than 60 years so it could overwhelm the flood defences in certain areas and secondly, it is typhoon season but this is late in the season, so it is interesting, noticeable, that such a big typhoon is hitting this far north this late in the season and of course people are starting to ask questions about ways happening? why such a huge storm in mid—october so far to the north? cannot say individual events
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are particularly pointing towards climate change but this, many people are saying, this is a sign of a changing climate and warmer oceans creating these huge storms, even this late in the season. we will find out more with alina about how it is moving but the everyday practicalities and life and of course the rugby world cup, the grand prix, they have been affected as well. yes, i mean, i have never seen tokyo, in the years i have lived here, never seen it closed down like it has been today. literally everything is shut, the railways, subway networks, the famous train is not running, airports closed, domestic flights closed, and as you say this is the middle of the rugby world cup and we should be watching england play france this afternoon instead of standing in the rain, it has been cancelled and other games have been cancelled and other games have been cancelled and other games have been cancelled and there is hope that the typhoon will pass pretty quickly tonight and then break up and
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tomorrow, it is predicted that there will be blue skies here in tokyo and hopefully, it means the japan match, the big japan— scotland match, a crucial match for both countries, will go ahead tomorrow. 0k, good to know. rupert, thank you very much. there's a warning that parents' chatter at the school gates has become a "breeding ground" for harmful myths about the safety of vaccinations against conditions like measles. nhs england chief simon stevens has spoken out after the latest figures showed a rise in the number of measles cases and fall in the take—up of all routine jabs for under—fives in the last year. simon jones has more. so we just do about there. the jab against measles mumps and rubella is, in the words of nhs england's chief executive, simple and free, and it can save lives. but simon stevens is worried. what are the points that you think people need to kind of learn from your experience? the percentage of children receiving the first dose of the vaccine is down for the fifth year in a row in england. he says parents looking for information online are often being confronted by fake news.
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writing in the daily mail, he warns: the prime minister recently echoed his concerns. i'm afraid people have just been listening to that superstitious mumbo—jumbo on the internet, all that anti—vax stuff, and thinking that the mmr vaccine is a bad idea. that's wrong. here at the department of health, there's been much discussion about what should be done to increase vaccination rates. the health secretary matt hancock recently said he was seriously considering making vaccinations compulsory for schoolchildren in england, but some in the medical profession warn that that could make parents suspicious. simon stevens acknowledges that there has been a lively debate on the issue, though he stopped short of saying whether he believes vaccinations should be mandatory.
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he does, though, pledge that the nhs will make it easier for parents to get their children vaccinated, and he's welcomed a commitment by social media firms to counter misinformation online. simon jones, bbc news. the united states has warned turkey that it's prepared to impose "crippling sanctions" if it continues to take military action against kurdish forces in northern syria. last night, it was revealed that us troops had come underfire from turkish positions, but turkey has denied deliberately targeting american soldiers. 0ur north america correspondent chris buckler has the latest from washington. turkey's invasion has been criticised and condemned but so far, the world is merely watching as conflict consumes northern syria. tens of thousands of kurds have already fled their homes. their soldiers fought alongside the us against the islamic state group and they believe america could have prevented this. many feel betrayed.
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translation: these countries don't see what's going on. america, russian, iran — they don't see this. america is here on the basis that it's with us. america also sold us out, like russia did. they sold us out. we know they did. in the united states, there is growing concern about all of this instability, and that the islamic state group will try to take advantage. is says it was responsible for this car bomb attack in the town of qamishli. the trump administration has told turkey's president erdogan that captured extremists can't be allowed to escape or regroup amid the chaos, and the us is threatening to veer sanctions against turkey if it crosses a line in its actions. but some civilians have already been killed. we have a very good relationship with turkey. they're a nato partner. we do a lot of trade with turkey. but we don't want them killing a lot of people. it's clear turkey is not deterred. it's committing more and more to this fight,
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leaving syria further scarred. chris buckler, bbc news, washington. no man or woman has ever run a marathon in under two hours before, but could that be about to change? eliud kipchoge missed out by 26 seconds when he tried to break the barrier last year, but he's vying for a place in history again this morning. 0ur reporter ade adedoyin is vienna, where he's about to set off. good morning to you, ade. give us a sense of how this will play out. good morning to you, ade. give us a sense of how this will play outm is literally starting the next few minutes? yes, a lot of excitement here ahead of eliud kipchoge's attempt to be the first man to run the marathon under two hours and they are expecting about 2000 people to line the cause and i'm about two yards away and what eliud kipchoge will be hoping is as he crosses the finishing line behind me, the number
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sta rts finishing line behind me, the number starts with a one and he was only 26 seconds out of this when he tried in 2017 and says he has learned a lot since then and has made lots of changes, no stone unturned in his attempt to make a bit of history here in austria, in prater park, they have chosen austria because of they have chosen austria because of the conditions, 10 degrees, little rain, and a meteorologist said this is the best time to start, 10 degrees or so and as i say in about two hours time they will be hoping that eliud kipchoge write his name in the history book is the first man to do it under two hours. the atmosphere there, lots of people would be very keen to see, you can see people gathered, waiting to watch him go around, a 4.4 mile circuit. yes, it is a six mile circuit, they will go around 4.4 times. 0ut circuit, they will go around 4.4 times. out of the reason why they have chosen because here is it is a pancake flat surface, straight and
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little turns, but the other interesting thing is you will have a car acting as a pacemaker that will shine a laser beam in front of him, showing him exactly where he needs to be, he will have a band of pacemakers, about 41 of them, rotating in and out of the race as well. they will run it in a v shape formations are acting as a windshield, as will the car as well, so windshield, as will the car as well, so for that reason, it will not count as a world record in terms of i00 f, count as a world record in terms of 100 f, you cannot have rotating pacemakers or a 100 f, you cannot have rotating pacemakers 01’ a car 100 f, you cannot have rotating pacemakers or a car acting as a pacer, but he will have an energy drink which has more carbohydrates than normal. and also interestingly he will be wearing these nike issues that are caught a vapour fly and give you as much as a 4% advantage, lots of elite marathon runners have been wearing these and talk about the benefits of doing so so there are people who will question whether this is physiology or whether this is technology that has aided him to do itand is technology that has aided him to do it and he feels and we were talking about a man who has achieved
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an awful lot in his career, i will champion on the track, 0lympic champion, world record holder... sorry to interrupt, ijust champion, world record holder... sorry to interrupt, i just want to ta ke sorry to interrupt, i just want to take you to the photos of the start line itself because a few seconds away from the start and our guest in the studio is faye didymus, who's a lecturer in sport and exercise psychology. talk us through this, this is history in the making. it is. this is the last barrier in athletics to be broken so it is an exciting day. whether or not he will do it remains to be seen but it is very exciting. so we are 30 seconds away from him starting and he is with his pacemakers so how will it work? pacemakers will rotate in and out every la p pacemakers will rotate in and out every lap i believe multiple times each lap and they are there to make sure that he runs at a suitable pace, does not go out too hard or out to slow. as was just mentions it
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means there will not be an official world record made but i think the point here is we're trying to make history. we have eight seconds to him starting this feat, he missed it by 26 seconds, here we go. applause you are seeing kenyan eliud kipchoge, hoping to beat the two hour barrier, running 26.2 miles in vienna. this is the second time he has tried to break this. he missed out by 26 seconds two years ago in italy. we will be showing you this coverage throughout the morning, of course, following it live, and you can watch it continuously on the red button. and we are joined can watch it continuously on the red button. and we arejoined by can watch it continuously on the red button. and we are joined by a senior lecturer in sport and exercise psychology, and you were saying he is surrounded by these
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pacemakers who will take turns, running beside him always in front of him? how will it work? from what i understand this has been very carefully designed to help create a sort of slipstream and protect him from any winds that might slow his pace. i think it is important to remember that the speed at which he is running is absolutely unbelievable. most members of the public wouldn't be able to run that fast, let alone for two hours. it has been carefully designed to help protect him from the elements, like you said, and give him the maximum chances of breaking this two hour marathon barrier. we are getting a sense of the number of people who have turned out for this event in vienna. he will be running for two hours. this is right at the cutting edge of what anyone thought a human being, the human body, was capable of. that is where we are at. the margins are fine. he is trying to run 30 seconds faster than he did before, but every second once you
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get to those margins is extraordinary, isn't it? it is, so he is looking to run nearly 1% quicker than he has ever run before, and tojust quicker than he has ever run before, and to just slice a couple of seconds off your time when you are running over 26 miles in two hours is quite something. as you said, this is right at the limit of human performance. so to try and slice 26 seconds off is really quite something. it seems like he has all the technology in place to do it. you mentioned the technology, and what you can see in front of the runners, the pacemakers and him, is this green grid of lasers being put on the ground. what is that doing? so that green grid of lasers is to help the pacemakers. they have been put together from the world's best runners, endurance runners, and the green lasers are there to help them manage their pace. because when we are talking about such fine margins and people running, as we have said, and people running, as we have said, a long distance in such a quick
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time, every second counts. effectively what it means is, if they fall behind there, they know straightaway that they have fallen behind the time that they are trying to reach. absolutely. so it's a very graphic illustration for them as they are running that they are either on track orjust behind where they need to be. exactly, you could liken it to a car ‘s speedometer. you have something telling you exactly how fast you are running, and this is helping them to go at a steady speed, because that is what they are aiming for. and our colleague ade was talking about these trainers, they are perfectly legal but they are seen as an aid. and they are made by nike, and the reason i mention it is others are wearing them and disguising the brand, depending on their sponsorship deal. yes, they are supposed to be really good. i have not run in them myself. they are
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streamlined, there is lots of different technology that goes into making them. they are illegal, as you said, so i don't think —— are legal, so i don't think there is a problem in using them. i wonder how much of the benefits might be psychological, to know that you have the very best equipment to help you run as fast as you possibly can, when you are at the limit of what is possible for a human. it is easy to watch this and think how can they run so casually? at the speeds they are having to run constantly are extraordinary. so i think, you will correct me if i am wrong, it is the equivalent of running 100m in 17 seconds 240 times in a row. so you just have to keep up that speed, which would be a reasonable time to doa100m, which would be a reasonable time to do a 100m, just constantly. yes, so
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i'm not quite sure how it equates over 100m, but what i do know is that they are running at 13.1 mph. that is almost unbelievable. i don't know if you have ever tried to run that on a treadmill, but it is very, very quick. for the average human being i would estimate we could sustain that, for a trained individual, for a couple of minutes. so to sustain that kind of pace for two hours is, as i said, almost unbelievable. to put it into context, actually, if you think you are running fast on a treadmill, 14, 15, in kilometres. so the speed he is running at that 21 on the treadmill. that is to put it into context, for any people that go to the gym and use treadmills. that is prodigiously fast. it is unbelievable. i know you will stay with us and monitor things as they are going on. we can dip in and out of the coverage. we can keep an eye on that and see how they run progress. we will keep an eye on the lasers. —— see how the run
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progresses. it is the perfect sort of weather conditions, ideal for them. i think it is only 2.4 metres' difference over the whole elevation. japan is being hit by typhoon season, and loads of disruption as well. it has been literally battening down the hatches. here is alina with a look at this morning's weather. yes, this is typhoon hagibis, there is no escaping where it is coming from over the last few days. this is the satellite picture, you can see it had a very defined eye. as it makes landfall in the next couple of hours, not too far away from tokyo, we are still going to be seeing
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winds in excess of 100 mph. we could well see 600 millimetres of rain over the next 24 hours, dangerous waves, storm surges as well. it does pull its way north and east with as we go through sunday, so things start to improve. but we will wait to see the damage that this powerful storm could potentially cause over the next 12—24 hours. but back home, things are not nearly so severe. still quite unsettled. we have more rain to come through this weekend. we've still got some quite saturated ground, especially in southern parts of england, so even more rain brings a risk of flooding. it is all tied into this band of cloud, a frontal system which drags its way all the way out into the atlantic, and it will continue to waive its way across the uk through the weekend. today's focus of the heavy rain is across southern parts of england, south wales, up towards east anglia, and it is this zone here from cornwall up towards south norfolk which will see more cloud and some persistent, locally heavy rain. to the north of this, more cloud across the north of this, more cloud across the midlands, but also some spells of sunshine for many. there will be some showers across the western side of northern ireland, a few for north—west england and north wales. but elsewhere, away from this rain,
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some spells of sunshine are not as windy as it has been over the last couple of days. on the cool side for many, temperatures typically 14— 15 celsius. could see a few higher temperatures in the best of the sunshine. could get up into southern parts of scotland by the end of the night. further north across scotland it stays dry, with some clear skies. also driver northern ireland. where we have the clear skies, 3— four celsius overnight. holding onto double figures where we have the cloud in the rain. a really messy picture, one way or another most of england and wales will see some spells of rain pushing their way into southern scotland. looks like northern ireland, northern and western scotland probably staying mainly dry, with some sunshine. just the chance of a few showers, but that rain quite heavy and persistent for a that rain quite heavy and persistent fora time, that rain quite heavy and persistent for a time, pulling away eastwards as the day moves on. taking time to clear through north—east england in
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the afternoon. 12— 13 celsius for many, 14 or 15 in southern england and where you get some sunshine in the afternoon. monday starts dry, but notice we have fronts close by. 0ne but notice we have fronts close by. one set of rain moving in from the west, another coming up from the south and east. so while we may stay dry with some spells of sunshine on monday, there may be some rain moving into south—east england and southern and south—eastern parts of england through the afternoon. temperatures again 12 to 14 celsius. back to you. a man arrested on suspicion of stabbing shoppers at the arndale shopping centre in manchester has been detained under the mental health act. the male in his 40s was held on suspicion of committing a terrorism offence before being assessed by specialist doctors. let's get the latest now from our reporter dave guest, who is in manchester city centre for us today. tell us what happened, because for a long time, actually, the centre was shut as people were told to leave for their safety. that's right, yes.
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0bviously shopping centres do have emergency procedures planned ahead of anything like this happening, and what happened at the arndale yesterday was as soon as this incident began, the shop started putting down the shutters. shoppers who were in the shops were told to go to the back of the stores for their own safety while the police came to deal with the incident. the police very quickly on the scene after this man apparently started lunging randomly at people passing by. three people suffered stab wounds. thankfully none of those we re wounds. thankfully none of those were life changing or life—threatening injuries. another two people suffered minor injuries. it could have been a lot worse, a lot of praise for the emergency services being on the scene very quickly here. the first here were a number of unarmed officers who attempted to tackle this man, who we re attempted to tackle this man, who were then chased by him. but armed police were here within five minutes, detained the man and declared the area safe. the tapes have been taken from around the shopping centre, it is due to open this morning. the shopping centre saying they will have a heightened police presence over the next couple
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of days, simply to give reassurance to people. of course, all of this brought back memories of may 2017, when a short distance from here at the manchester arena, a suicide bomberfield 22 the manchester arena, a suicide bomber field 22 people. the manchester arena, a suicide bomberfield 22 people. this the manchester arena, a suicide bomber field 22 people. this was initially treated as a terrorist incident because of the nature of it, but of course, police say they are keeping an open mind as to what the motive might have been until they can speak to this man in some detail. as we have been hearing this morning, japan is bracing itself for what could be its heaviest rain and winds for 60 years as typhoon hagibis edges closer. residents in low—lying areas have been told to be ready to evacuate. supermarket shelves have been emptied and flights and rail services cancelled. the storm has also already prompted two rugby world cup matches to be called off. we can speak now to mark stevenson, a scottish rugby fan who is currently staying in the city of yokohama.
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0bviously obviously you are very much hoping that tomorrow's obviously you are very much hoping that tomorrow‘s scotland— obviously you are very much hoping that tomorrow's scotland— japan game is going to get the go—ahead. what are you thinking is going to happen? yes, we're just totally not sure at the moment. we have to wait for the storm to hit, pass, and then assess what the damage is tomorrow. but one way or another we hope the game gets played. it will be very disappointing for us to go out of the world cup due to the game being cancelled for the weather. so fingers crossed all round, really. mark, i know you have travelled a long way to be there and it is such a special occasion. i guess you have to be mindful that the japanese authorities are making decisions on the basis of safety. it is as simple as that, really, isn't it? la mac absolutely. we have to put it into perspective. it is disappointing that games could be cancelled, but the safety of everyone involved, workers, people travelling, and so on, is paramount. so if it is cancelled due to the weather, we haven't got any problems with that
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part. the contingency planning is another story. i take your point, and you seem quite philosophical about it. people will be aware by now that the scottish rugby authorities sort of implied they may think about legal action in relation to this, because there have been question marks about why couldn't it be somewhere else, even that the match itself is so critically important. scotland could go through, were they to win the game. 100%, yes. that's kind of what we have all been asking. why wasn't it moved? there were other places it could have been played. a new the storm was coming a couple of days ago. so they have had plenty of time to make alternative arrangements. so yes, there's a few disgruntled fans at the moment, asking some questions, or there will be, about this. notwithstanding that, which is very difficult for all scotland fans, i understand that, what about
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the atmosphere? what has been your experience so far? it has been great. the japanese people have really embraced the world cup, from the moment we arrived into tokyo, we have travelled down to the scotland— russia game. really good atmosphere, some really good spirits. 0bviously in yokohama there's a lot of england fa ns in yokohama there's a lot of england fans there as well this weekend. it's been a good atmosphere. everyone is battening down the hatches right now, but i'm sure once it passes over, everyone will be out again and enjoying the rest of the world cup. i hope, for your sake, it comes good. i know the decision will be made very late, effectively on the day of the match. we wish you well. enjoy your trip anyway. it is a wonderful occasion to be at a world cup, but have fun, enjoy yourselves, and we will find out tomorrow what is going to happen.- is going to have a great time, japan is going to have a great time, japan isa is going to have a great time, japan is a wonderful country. it is such a great stay with us, headlines coming up.
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hello, this is breakfast with charlie stayt and naga munchetty. good morning. here's a summary of today's main stories from bbc news. japan is bracing itself for one of the strongest storms to hit the country in decades. typhoon hagibis is expected to make landfall near the capital tokyo at around 10am this morning with winds of up to 110 miles per hour. one man is already thought to have died after his car overturned. tens of thousands of homes are without power, and residents
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in low—lying areas have been told to be ready to evacuate their homes. there's a warning that parents talking at the school gates has become a "breeding ground" for harmful myths about the safety of vaccinations against conditions like measles. nhs england chief simon stevens spoke out as the latest figures showed a rise in the number of measles cases and fall in the take—up of all routine jabs for under—fives in the last year. the united states has warned turkey that it's prepared to impose "crippling sanctions" if it continues to take military action against kurdish forces in northern syria. last night, it was revealed that us troops had come underfire from turkish positions, but turkey has denied deliberately targeting american soldiers. there are also fresh concerns about the threat posed by former is fighters being held in camps. at least one person has died and tens of thousands have been forced to flee their homes as wildfires rage around southern california. hundreds of firefighters have been battling to control the blazes, which broke out around
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los angeles earlier this week. the fires are being fuelled by winds of up to 60 miles per hour. authorities have opened shelters for residents who have been forced to abandon their homes. british and eu officials will continue brexit talks this weekend amid rising speculation a deal is on the cards which could break the deadlock over the irish border. the eu's chief negotiator michel barnier gave the green light yesterday for intensive discussions between officials to start. the hollywood actress jane fonda has been arrested at a climate change protest in washington. after refusing to leave the steps of the capitol building, she was led away by police in handcuffs. 16 other people were arrested at the fire drill friday event, which is held weekly by activists addressing the impact of climate change. it is 32 minutes past seven and we are witnessing a potential record—breaking event, john? yes, we'll see just what is possible in human endeavour.
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he is pushing the boundaries this morning, eliud kipchoge. he is attempting to run a sub two hour marathon for the first time in history. vienna was carefully selected, we know, because of the conditions, not much gradient on the circuit, about 10 degrees, perfect marathon running temperatures for him. he is the one in the white vest? yes, and it will be interesting because he has pace setters all around him and they will try to stay as close to the laser as... the green grid? if they are on the line, they are on time. on the line, on time. we may use that a bit this morning! and so it is what kind of formation they use, to reduce drag and stuff, a v formation. explain something for us, while we are watching this and we will run, if he is on time, under the two—hour marker, officially, in the athletics records, it will not stand? no, it
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will be a guinness world record but officially it will not be. reason being because he has pace setters who are there to assist him, so that is one of the reasons, it is not a shut —— a sanctioned race. this is not a race as such, where there is no—one else alongside him so it will not be an official world record but as he said himself, he is the reigning 0lympic as he said himself, he is the reigning olympic champion, he has won 11 of 12 marathons he has ever raced in so he is best placed to ta ke raced in so he is best placed to take on the challenge. and it is kind of beyond sport in a way because he has spoken about legacy and achieving something that no—one has ever done, he likened it to the moon landing in the lead up, so it is about pushing what is possible and certainly in a sporting sense he is doing that and he also, it is interesting to see what he says, he said he wants to stroke the only limits you have are inside your own head. it shows you a passion and dedication. he has tried it before,
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hasn't he, in 2017 and how much did he miss it by? 26 seconds? 26 seconds, yes, so he knows he is there, he is close, and all the work and preparation has gone into this, you would think he would get it done. yes! he is on target, there is a graphic that comes up, apparently he is bang on target. and that is the thing, they are earning their crust, those pace setters because they are as important as arguably what he is so we will follow it closely this morning. great pictures there from vienna and you can watch it live on the red button via the bbc sport website this morning. well, being away from vienna. —— moving away. england have been made to wait in their attempt to book their spot at euro 2020. they were beaten 2—1 by the czech republic last night, ending a 10—year unbeaten run in qualifiers. joe wilson was watching in prague. they call prague the city of 100 spires. it is also, someone counted, a city of 600 bars on a friday night.
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british police urged english travellers to remember they were here for football, not a stag do. czech police made their point in the old town. england's players arrived here at the stadium with confidence. after all, they'd been making these euro qualifiers seem easy. it was the fourth minute of tonight's match when raheem sterling burst forward for the first time, when the referee had a decision to make. well, penalty means harry kane. means this. commentator: no mistake! scoring is not england's problem. defending is england's problem. deal with this? no, they couldn't. the czechs were back in the match. many thanks. as news came through of some arrests in central prague, england were still level in the game, althouthordan pickford needed his agility. for england, there were opportunities. for harry kane, the second goal didn't come. well, not for england. as they chased a winner, england were undone again in defence. this was a winning goal to re—inspire czech football, a defeat to remind england
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of their limitations. joe wilson, bbc news, in prague. in terms of a wake—up call, i think we've had a lot of plaudits, i think we've always maintained that there's a lot of work to be done to be a really top team, and i think tonight was clear evidence of that. we have to respond in the right way. whilst england's winning run in qualifying came to an end, better news for andorra. it's been a long time coming but after 21 years, they've finally got their first qualifying win. they'd lost each and every one of their 56 european qualifiers before beating moldova 2—1 last night. it's only their seventh win in all competitions since joining fifa and uefa in 1996. mo farah has accused the media of treating him unfairly as he faced questions over the ban handed out to his former coach. alberto salazar‘s been given a 4—year ban from athletics for doping violations. farah is in chicago
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to defend his marathon title, he's neverfailed a drugs test and says there is an "agenda" against him. there's a clear agenda to this. i've seen this many, many times. and i know where you're going with it. i've seen it with raheem sterling, i've seen it with lewis hamilton. i can't win, whatever i do. as i said, there's no allegation against me. i've not done anything wrong. this allegation is about, let's be clear here, it's about alberto salazar and oregon project. we've spoken a lot about the super typhoon hitting japan. it means there's just one game going ahead at the rugby world cup today. england against france and new zealand versus italy both cancelled, but ireland's final pool game against samoa goes ahead, despite concerns over the pitch, which has been relaid leading to worries it could cut up. you can see it there — centre chris farrell able to bury a ball under it. goodness knows what it will be like when you have 30 guys running all over it later.
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a bonus point win for ireland would guarantee their place in the quarterfinals. scotland's crucial match against the hosts japan on sunday remains in the balance because of the typhoon. the scotland camp unhappy at the lack of contingency planning from tournament organisers. the scottish rugby union may consider legal action if the decisive game doesn't go ahead. gregor townsend's side facing elimination from the tournament if the game is cancelled. we don't want to get into some kind of legal arm—wrestle with world rugby. we don't want to criticise world rugby. but we do believe we're being timed out in the competition and being timed out is not a comfortable place to be and it is collateral damage that's gonna be — scotland will be collateral damage, and it's not something that we're prepared to sit back and take. qualifying for the japanese formula 1 grand prix has been postponed today because of the threat of bad weather. that will now take place on the morning of sunday's race suzuka. practice did take place yesterday with valtteri bottas and lewis hamilton quickest for mercedes. leeds rhinos are the women's super league champions after beating castleford in last night's grand final. leeds came from behind to win 20—12.
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two tries from fran goldthorp and this from ellie frain secured the win, which completes the league and cup double for the rhinos after they won the challenge cup in july. the men's super league grand final later today has set up potentially one of sport's greatest ever fairytales. salford red devils take on st helens at old trafford for the right to be crowned champions. the cash—strapped red devils were relegation candidates at the start of the season but now they're on the brink of an extraordinary success. stuart pollitt reports. how long does it take to travel three miles from salford to old trafford ? the answer for red devils' rugby fans is decades. for now, it is all about getting your hands on a ticket. unintelligible. but you were determined not to miss this? not this. no way. amazing. it's still almost unbelievable.
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you never thought it would happen? never in my lifetime, no, no. the scarf's got to go. well... and my hat. yep. diehard fans shelley and alan never normally miss a match. but instead of packing for old trafford, they're off to barbados after booking a holiday at the start of the season. neverfor one minute did we think we'd get to the finals, not in the play—offs. you must be the only people who don't want to swap salford for barbados. we must — that's it! it's devastating, actually! i can't wait for my holidays normally but this time, i think it's very mixed emotions i'm going away with. commentator: salford open their rugby league cup final match against castleford... it's 50 years in salford were in a majorfinal. —— it's 50 years since salford were in a majorfinal. we've got salford in the league champions, and warrington are the challenge cup holders. they won a league title in the ‘70s, but three years ago had to rely on this miracle drop goal to avoid relegation.
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0'brien, has he got it? 0h, he has got it! he has done it! to understand how unlikely this journey has been for salford, here are three facts. at the start of the season, they were among the favourites for relegation. their budget is the second smallest in the league. and their odds of reaching the grand final were 100 to 1. this is leicester city times 100, it really is. we've had a couple of close shaves, probably in the last six months, we really have been awfully close and we have scrambled together and made sure that we have stayed afloat. what a story this year! i think there's a real massive, big buzz around the city at the moment. i think it was about three months ago that something just clicked and that's confidence in sport means a lot and when you start to win, it becomes a habit. hi, mate. i've come a long way to pick these up. super fan chris has flown back from brisbane for the big game. thanks, mate. jumped on a plane via dubai, been in the country for about two or three hours. worth the time, worth the investment? yeah. i think even just to see us walk out there tomorrow, it will be worth it. chris'sjourney, like salford's, has been a long one, but as they approach their final destination, this has now become one
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of the sporting stories of the year. stuart pollitt, bbc news, salford. it is interesting to draw the comparison with leicester city, i think if salford can do it it would be that kind of achievement. speaking of achievements... amazing. sheuey speaking of achievements... amazing. shelley had back to vienna? eliud kipchoge flagged by the pace setters, he is wearing white, and one hour gone now? it is apparently one hour gone now? it is apparently on track. the laser tells you everything. if you are on the line, you are on time. isn't that it, charlie? it is. this is a unique event because it is not like a normal marathon on, it is geared specifically to break a record. look at how many people have turned out because what do you put it down as? icame markerlike because what do you put it down as? i came marker like good i—man run less than 100 metres less than ten seconds and the four—minute mile and
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all of that stuff. he said roger bannister‘s achievement running the 40 minute mile, he is likening it to that so think about what he achieved in the 19505 and here is eliud kipchoge trying to do this today and you think about the way that running has evolved, and it is great that he has evolved, and it is great that he has obviously referenced that in the lead up to this. we will keep eyes on that for you through the programme. if you want to watch us, and not what trust, which why wouldn't you ? it and not what trust, which why wouldn't you? it is on the bbc red button so you can watch the whole thing. here is alina with a look at this morning's weather. and you will start with news of the typhoon. yes, what everyone is talking about because of the postponement or cancellation of the by postponement or cancellation of the rugby and changes to the formula one as well. it is down to typhoon hagibis, this is the satellite picture of the last 48 hours. it was a violent typhoon, it has weakened
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very slightly as it started to approach japan, but don't be fooled, this is a very powerful storm. making landfall in the next couple of hours near tokyo, bringing torrential rain. we have already seen some very heavy rain, a couple of hundred millimetres in places. there is as much as 600 millimetres to come, damaging winds in excess of 100 mph and a dangerous storm surge as well. likely to see some major disruption from the storm over the next 12—24 hours. he quickly clears away north and eastwards but is likely to lead to major disruption. back home, things are much quieter, but still very unsettled. more rain in the forecast this weekend. parts of the uk with some very saturated ground. a little bit more rain is going to bring some flooding. all the details for the flood warnings is on our website. it is all linked to this band of cloud draping itself back out into the atlantic, and it waives itself around across the uk through the weekend. the focus of the rain through today's across southern counties of england and south wales. already some heavy and persistent rain across south—west england and south wales, and slowly
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through the day it starts to extend its way further eastwards, perhaps ina line its way further eastwards, perhaps in a line from cornwall up towards south norfolk. more cloud across the midlands, some of that rain could push into the southern parts of the midlands through the afternoon. elsewhere, a mixture of sunshine and some showers. those showers more frequent across northern and western scotland, and north wales. later winds in the last few days. temperature—wise we're looking at 14- 15 temperature—wise we're looking at 14— 15 celsius for many. a little bit higher in the best of the sunshine across eastern parts of england. this frontal now start to push its way slowly northwards. it could get as far north as southern scotla nd could get as far north as southern scotland by the end of the night, but elsewhere across scotland and northern ireland, mainly dry with some clear skies. lowest temperatures four or five celsius, where you have the cloud in the rain, holding up at around where you have the cloud in the rain, holding up ataround nine where you have the cloud in the rain, holding up at around nine or ten. here is the bigger picture for tomorrow. we still have plenty of fronts close by. it is a messy picture, and one where another most of england and wales will see further spells of rain through
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tomorrow. some of that rain extending into southern scotland, and slowly it starts to push its way north and eastwards through the day. mainly dry across much of central scotla nd mainly dry across much of central scotland and northern scotland. brighter skies arriving from the west as the rain clears its way northwards and eastward through the afternoon. temperatures in the range of12— afternoon. temperatures in the range of 12- 15 afternoon. temperatures in the range of 12— 15 celsius. so we start the new week very unsettled, low pressure still firmly in charge. fronts approaching notjust from the west but also from the south and east as well. while many of us will season spells of sunshine through monday morning, keeping an eye on these two areas of rain putting in from the west across northern ireland, north—west england, western scotland, south—west england and wales through the afternoon, and eventually turning wet across southern and south—eastern counties of england. back to you. back with the headlines in a few minutes' time. but first, it's time for newswatch. hello and welcome to newswatch. as extinction rebellion protesters make their presence felt, has the bbc got the balance of its reporting on climate change right?
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and did an argument on social media between two footballers' wives merit a report on a bbc one news bulletin? first, one of the reasons the reporting of the uk's plans to leave the eu has been hard to follow is that information about what's going on has not always flowed unambiguously through official channels. there were two examples this week, the leak from a downing street source that the government might stop cooperating with the eu if it is forced to extend its membership beyond the end of this month, and those sources again briefing about tuesday's telephone conversation between borisjohnson and angela merkel. early this morning before the cabinet arrived, the prime minister spoke to angela merkel for half an hour. two sources told me her conclusion and that a deal this month was almost impossible.
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have we reached the end of the road for getting a deal? and if the eu got northern ireland to stay in the customs union, and that has always been ruled out by this administration. laura kuenssberg reporting on what she had been told. but the reliance on unattributable statements from unnamed officials was a source of concern for some viewers. for the former senior civil servantjill rutter... newswatch viewers agreed, with roger collins emailing...
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well, we put those points to bbc news, and they told us...
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now, we're in the middle of a fortnight protests on the streets of london and in other cities across the world. the bbc‘s coverage of demonstrators from the campaign group extinction rebellion, who are calling for urgent action on global climate and wildlife emergencies, has attracted attention from newswatch viewers. but anthony fletcher thinks the coverage has been insufficient.
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and that split reflects a wider divide about the bbc‘s reporting of this subject. but others, like liz power, have the opposite view. well, i've been speaking to the man recently appointed as the bbc‘s first chief environment correspondent, justin rowlatt. i asked him what he would be doing in the role which existing
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environment correspondents and analysts aren't already doing. i think the idea is that i'll complement what they do already, and then do additional stuff. we've always had a great team in science and environment and they cover all the big stories around the world. the idea is this is a huge and important issue affecting all of our lives. so let's have some more coverage. it's adding to what we already do. you were the bbc‘s delhi correspondent for four years, and you broadcast how the air pollution was affecting your family's health. i remember hearing that. how is that experience shaping the way you will do this job? that is a perfect example of how intimately connected we are with our environment. in delhi, you have this terrible problem of air pollution, actually all year round, but really acutely at this time of year. in the autumn, you get these terrible smogs. anyone who lives there
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is affected by it. it brings home the importance of reporting these issues, tracking down what's causing the problem and looking at solutions. the bbc‘s position now seems to be that the consensus lies with man—made climate change being a major threat. does it mean, as some viewers are concerned, that there is no space anymore for people who disagree? there is a huge debate over climate change, not necessarily about climate change science. i mean, the bbc‘sjudgment is that the referee has spoken, is the word from within the bbc. the referee has spoken, the science is clear. there is an association between man's activities and climate change. but after that, there is a massive debate about how the effects will roll out and what we do about them. so there is a huge area still to discuss, its very open, with massively varying opinions. some people say, we just need to adapt to the changes and move on, and others say we've got to bear down on the emissions and tackle the problem at root.
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well, i want to ask about, then, some viewers say, if it's as great a crisis as you seem to be saying, stories should be on a daily basis. i wonder where your hit rate of stories might fit into giving it the prominence it perhaps then should need? i think if you look across the bbc, for a long time we have been reporting climate change as a huge and important issue. we are reporting really regularly. i mean, it has been on the bulletins — the last couple of weeks have been an exceptionally busy time. would you like to see it on everyday bulletins? you should do it on merit, as with other new stories. you shouldn't be shoehorning in issues if they don't deserve it, up against the other important news stories. greta thunberg, some viewers say that some interviews treat her as a saint and don't analyse. can you imagine anyone challenging her views? i met greta on that amazing boat, and i had a really tough interview with her with really
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tough questions. i said, what you're doing is meaningless if no—one else does anything, you're trying to make us feel guilty. you talk about the problem but never solutions. surely, if you raise these issues, if the house is on fire, as she says, tell us how to put it out. i asked all of that stuff, to the extent i produced a list of questions and my producer said, are you really going to ask her all of that stuff? remember, she's child. i said, she's really well—versed in these issues and obviously i will ask her politely, but she can take this kind of questioning, and she was really good on all the issues. she had answers for everything, so we did a very forceful interview with her. you can take this kind of question because it is thrown at environmental reporters, but will you be travelling by plane and does it matter? yes, i will, and yes, it does.
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i'll be travelling by plane for work and i think it's really important in myjob as an environment correspondent that i do travel around the world and see how it's changing and bring home to the audiences the bbc has around the world what those changes mean. if you want to know, over the next couple of months i'm going to india, ethiopia, and antarctica, which means going to new zealand. so huge journeys around the world, but i would say they're justified because we have to report this crucial subject, and if i do it all from the uk, it simply isn't going to have the impact that it would if i didn't. but should we worry about aviation emissions? yes, we should be very concerned. aviation is a huge source of growing emissions for the world, and we should be careful about the pollution we put into the atmosphere. thank you. justin rowlatt speaking to me earlier. finally, for some people the big talking point of the week wasn't the climate change protests, the latest twists and turns of brexit, or turkey's military action in syria, but a social media spat involving coleen rooney,
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wife of the footballer wayne. she told her more than 1 million twitter followers... she said that she also ensured that only one account could access those stories, and that that instagram account belonged to rebekah vardy. lizo mzimba there. and just in case you haven't been following those developments, rebekah vardy is the wife of another england footballer, jamie. not everyone was impressed by the prominence given by bbc news, including that report on wednesday's news at six, to what was dubbed the "wagatha christie affair". julia mcmanus recorded her response. quite frankly, i'm astounded and astonished that the bbc had this as a main news item when there are so many other more important things going on in the world. we have brexit, we have turkey invading syria,
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we have knife crime everywhere, and we've given these two women the opportunity to build their egos even higher. and, quite frankly, these two women should know better. thank you for your comments this week. please do get in touch with your opinions about what you see on bbc tv news, online and social media. you might even get to appear on the programme. you can e—mail us or you can find us on twitter. you can call us, and do have a look at previous interviews on our website. that's all from us. we'll be back to hear your thoughts about bbc news coverage again next week. goodbye.
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good morning, welcome to breakfast with naga munchetty and charlie stayt. 0ur headlines today. tokyo prepares to face its worst typhoon in 60 years, as winds of more than 100 miles an hour head towards the japanese coast. typhoon hagibis is bearing down on japan, likely to make landfall in the coming hours and i will have the full forecast on this powerful storm in the next half an hour. a vaccine plea to parents. the head of nhs england warns that the schoolgates have become a breeding ground for myths about mmr. the us threatens turkey with "crippling sanctions" over its military offensive in northern syria, as concerns are raised about a new threat from is fighters. england suffer their first qualifying defeat in ten matches. they're beaten 2—1
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