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this is bbc news — our latest headlines. nigel farage has said the brexit party won't stand against prospective conservative mps hello, you're watching in hundreds of parliamentary seats afternoon live — i'm simon mccoy. currently held by the tories today at two: in next months election. speaking at a brexit party rally he said it had been a difficult decision: a boost for boris johnson, as nigel farage gives in to pressure from fellow brexiteers and says his brexit party will not stand in tory seats. the brexit party will not contest the 317 seats the conservatives won the brexit party will not contest at the last election. the 317 seats the conservatives won at the last election. but what we will do but what we will do is concentrate our total effort is concentrate our total effort into all of the seats that are held into all of the seats that are held by the labour party. by the labour party. a chinese firm has confirmed — hope for thousands of in principle — a deal workers at british steel — to buy british steel. as a chinese manufacturer is set to buy the company — the move could save up to 4,000 jobs. safeguarding jobs at plants the manufacturer had been kept in scunthorpe and teesside. running by the government since its liquidation. more misery forecast, authorities warn flooding around south yorkshire's river as rain is set to hit parts don will continue — of yorkshire and the midlands with more than two inches already suffering from of rain forecast today. the effects of flooding. five severe flood warnings, meaning a threat to coming up on afternoon live life, remain in place. all the sport — sarah.
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thanks. just how big was that win for liverpool against manchester city on yesterday? i'll have more on the premier league sport now on afternoon live. title race, withjurgen klopp‘s side sarah, and can anyone stop eight points clear at liverpool winning the premier the top of the table. league this season? thanks, sarah. matt taylor has the weather. liverpool winning the premier slightly liverpool winning the premier premature? yes, jus it certainly is in the news, some slightly, slightly premature? yes, just slightly, but everyone is talking downpours at the moment, the ground about them, even the manchester city is saturated and river levels are manager at pep guardiola. he has high. things turning drier for a hailed them as the best team in the world while but we cannot relaxjust yet. right now. i will tell you why within the next 8 points clear at half an hour. the top of the table from leicester and chelsea — and 9 points clear of manchester city in fourth after that 3—1 win at anfield. there's certainly remembering those a lot of momentum with who died in two world wars jurgen klopp's side — and all conflicts since — full of confidence and self belief — liverpool are on this remarakable run — bowls one loss in 51 league games. all in the hope of ending that 30 year wait for the title, city, are the defending champions. the man who captained them to that title last season —
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vincent kompa ny still thinks they can win. they have been crowned champions twice now, hello, everyone — back to back, and i don't see this is afternoon live. why the game yesterday the leader of the brexit would give them any doubt. party, nigel farage, if i was in the dressing room has abandoned his plans to field more than six hundred candidates yesterday i would be thinking we created a lot of chances in next month's general election. against a very strong liverpool, more chances than in previous years when we went to anfield, in what's being seen as a boost and nine points is something for the conservatives, mr farage said his party would not you can overcome. contest the 317 seats won by the tories in 2017. with a busy winter period coming, speaking on the campaign trail in hartlepool, he said he had "no great love" for the conservatives, i would still believe. but giving borisjohnson "half a chance" would prevent another referendum from being held. in response, borisjohnson says he has ‘absolutely not‘ done i'm sure the leicester city and a deal with nigel farage, chelsea fans will also be believing. but did welcome the decision. in the past few minutes, jeremy corbyn says when it comes to var, some people donald trump has got his wish. would like a replay... we don't want to continue talking after he called for an allegiance about it, but we still are. plenty between the brexit party and the of debate over the last 12 weeks and conservatives. let's listen to that announcement it will continue, there was more on a little earlierfrom nigel farage. i weighed up boris‘s promises and is he going to stick sunday. to them against the threat, particularly in the south
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and the south—west, city could have had a penalty before that we let in a lot liverpool scored their opening goal of remainer liberal democrat mps. — trent alexander arnold looked to have handled the ball in his own area — but it was cleared by the var team. pep guardiola made it pretty clear what he thought the reason i was quiet is i waited of the decisions on the day. and today — neil swarbrick — the head of implementation for var until last night to decide, in the premier league was here — and i'll tell you now exactly and he told us that it could take 2 or 3 years before what we are going to do. they are completely happy with how the brexit party will not contest the system is used. the 317 seats the conservatives won we have been at this at the last election. for nearly three years now, and obviously we have officiated 70 but what we will do is concentrate our total effort games in the league cup, fa cup, into all of the seats that are held for the last two seasons, by the labour party who have trying to get experience, but that is nothing like doing 10 completely broken their manifesto premier league games over the weekend, pledge in 2017 to respect the result we realise that, and we know we will be scrutinised of the referendum, and we will also take on the rest and there will be people looking of the remainer parties. we will stand up and fight them all. borisjohnson claimed at our every move, the announcement by nigel farage but the position i'm in, i'm that the brexit party won't stand comfortable with where we are. candidates in seats won i've no doubt there is room by the conservatives in the last for improvement, in terms of speed, election showed that only his party we will get there, but it has been could deliver brexit.
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a good work in progress for me. mrjohnson denied doing the premier league and a deal with mr farage. championship is now on it's international break — absolutely not. and there's bad news for scotland — the leeds united captain liam cooper but what i can say is i'm glad there is a recognition has been forced to withdraw that there is only one way to get from the squad for their upcoming euro 2020 qualifiers. he suffered a muscle tear brexit done and that is to vote for in his groin, during leeds' win over blackburn on saturday. us and vote for the conservatives. scotland cannot qualify from their group but they may make it to the finals through a nations league play—off. they're away to cyprus on saturday, then host kazakhstan three days later. and we have a fantastic plan for this country, ellen white is one of four we are spending much more on health, players who will be missing from the england squad for tomorrow's friendly education, investing in police, against the czech republic. just here in the west midlands, she scored in their doing all sorts of wonderful things. defeat to germany but all that would be so much easier if we could get on saturday — her first international match since her return brexit over the line. from a knee injury — but she'll be rested tomorrow, and i hope people will understand along with captain steph houghton. the only way to move our country forward, to unleash the potential alex greenwood and jodie taylor are out with injury. of the whole country, england have lost five is to deliver brexit by january, as only the conservatives can. of their last seven matches. in the past few minutes jeremy corbyn has taken to twitter stefanos tsitsipas has the edge to give his reaction. over daniil medvedev, in the first of today's matches at the year—ending atp finals.
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these are live pictures from the o2 arena in london — tsitsipas took the first set on a tie—break — it's going with serve in the second — a very tight match, this one — you can watch it live over on bbc two. rafa nadal plays alexander zverev in the evening session. that's all the sport for now. i'll have more for our political correspondent you in the next hour. tom barton is in hartlepool. this is quite a climb down, isn't the leader of the brexit party, nigel farage, has abandoned his plans to field it? absolutely. nigel farage has for more than 600 candidates in next month's general election. the past few weeks been talking in what's being seen as a boost for the conservatives, mr farage said his party would not about the prospect of an electoral contest the 317 seats won by the tories in 2017. alliance with the conservatives, he explained his decision essentially asking the conservatives to our reporter tom barton. to do for the brexit party what the we are not standing in the 317 seats brexit party has today done for the the conservatives won at the 2017 tories, asking them to stand out in general election because boris places where they think they can johnson last night said they will be no extension beyond 2020 and he said win. the conservatives consistently said that they will not do that and he is going for a canada plus style yet today nigel farage unilaterally trade deal, not political alignment, has done his side of this bargain so that is a big shift of position, and stood down in those seats which a much more positive shift in
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the conservatives are defending. position. there are questions about this sounds like good news for the whether he keeps those promises so what we will do is fight against the tories and bettisjohnson will breathe a sigh of relief for those labour seats and the remainer seats where they are defending a parties and focus our efforts and i small majority and they are vote wa nt to parties and focus our efforts and i want to get the brexit party mps might be split by the brexit party. into westminster to make sure that borisjohnson keeps those promises. what it does not allow the tories to what about the conservative seats do is to get an easier run at those which are held by remain supporting conservative full — labour marginals mps? they have nearly all gone. that —— conservative and labour marginals is the truth of it, they have where they hope to gain seats. the retired, they have joined the only way they can form a majority liberal democrats, there is a conservative manifesto published government is to make significant soon conservative manifesto published soon which will commit itself to gains. they need nets nine extra brexit and if anyone stands on that and then opposes it, that would be seats in order to form a majority rank dishonesty. you were hoping to and they may well end up losing some in scotland, which of course means win in places like hartlepool where we are today, is there a danger that they need to make significant gains by doing this, essentially getting elsewhere. if the brexit party continue to stand against them as it into bed with the conservatives, appears they are still planning to that you will put off some labour do then this might be some relief to voters ? that you will put off some labour voters? i don't trust the conservative party at all, they have borisjohnson do then this might be some relief to boris johnson today do then this might be some relief to borisjohnson today because he does left us down, but i've said, ok, the not need to worry as much about the
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seats they are defending, but they prime minister has moved to a position that looks a bit more like do still, they are still going to brexit and for once let's forget about left and right, let's think struggle potentially to make those about left and right, let's think about putting country before party, gains because they brexit party are and that is why i'm prepared to give them a pass, just about the benefit not relinquishing their battle there. of the doubt, and to say, two labour as far as the mood music from nigel voters, your party promised you at farage, was there any suggestion he the last election they would honour the last election they would honour the result of the referendum and may make further concessions to they know want you to force you to whoever because, let's face it, vote again and i think a second there is an argument he just cannot referendum is the worst outcome of get the candidates? all, get us in westminster and then the brexit party had, he said, we can challenge the conservatives, not just to deliver we can challenge the conservatives, notjust to deliver brexit but also signed 600 nomination forms to fight to get money back into the regions. all of those seats across england, isn't the message to labour voters wales and scotland, the vast who supported brexit that a vote for majority, at any rate. presumably he the brexit party is a proxy vote for the brexit party is a proxy vote for the conservatives? no, it is a vote had candidates but, yes, there is a for brexit, a vote for a party that believes in brexit with its heart and soul and is dedicated to its question that remains for nigel farage, no suggestion today he will delivery. are you worried about how this will go down in places like concede any further than he already hartlepool where whilst many people has, but there will still be support brexit, the idea of voting lingering questions from some of his for the conservatives is a dirty
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candidates about whether they should word? yes, we are not asking them to be standing against the conservatives in seats that the vote for the conservatives, we are asking them to vote for the brexit tories think they can gain from party and if you look at our candidates we cover a huge range of labour. the mood music from nigel farage labour. the mood music from nigel fa rage really labour. the mood music from nigel farage really is about places like backgrounds, lots of former labour this, like hartlepool, which were activists, and also former conservatives, this is not about left and right, it is about getting very significantly pro brexit in the the independence of our country. the referendum and, in fact, in the prime minister has made promises and european elections this year they we have heard them before which had been broken but ourjob is to succeed in areas like this to make w011 european elections this year they won 55%, the brexit party. they sure that he keeps them because of a think they can win seats like this certain or labour want to do is have another referendum. you asked boris from the labour party, seats where johnson for an alliance, he said no, there is a strong brexit vote and a you did what you were proposing anyway. i think leaving the eu is labour majority, albeit, 7000 the right thing to do, and if i put significant but not overwhelming. up the right thing to do, and if i put up 600 candids and i was i was and yet there are plenty of other prepared to do i realised it would seats where they are standing, meana prepared to do i realised it would mean a lot of liberal democrats winning in the south and south—west saying they want to be labour but which are not necessarily as a -- 600 winning in the south and south—west —— 600 candidates as i was prepared to do. there is a national interest winnable for them. big questions here which is greater. still for the brexit party and
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certainly some relief for boris johnson but not overwhelming relief at all today. what thank you, tom. news from our north east political editor richard moss — the conservatives say they will be we can cross to glasgow and speak fielding a candidate to the polling expert in the brexit party's top target seat of hartlepool, professor sirjohn curtice. despite nigel farage announcing 0n that his party won't be standing on that last point, it's a boost for in seats held by the tories. borisjohnson but how big a boost, the polling expert, professor sirjohn curtice, told me how helpful borisjohnson will find nigel farage's really? announcement of the brexit party not not as big as we might imagine. targeting conservative seats. if the brexit party does not fight a seat the conservative should be not as big a boost as we might imagine. advantaged i to some polling around 70% of those who say they would vote if the brexit party does not fight for the brexit party indicated if a seat the conservatives should be the brexit party did not stand they would vote conservative. another 22% advantaged according to polling — said they would vote labour. the net around 70% of those who say they would vote for the brexit party indicated impact of them standing down is only if the brexit party did not stand half of the vote it would get at they would vote conservative. but another 22% said least in conservative and labour they would vote labour. contest. the brexit party support the net impact of them standing down has long been diminishing asset. is only half of the vote it they've been losing support such would get at least in conservative that extent at least standing down and labour contests.
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is not as important as it would have the brexit party support has long been a few weeks ago. that said, there are essentially three battles been a diminishing asset. borisjohnson is there are essentially three battles boris johnson is fighting. there are essentially three battles borisjohnson is fighting. firstly he is trying to defend seats in scotla nd he is trying to defend seats in scotland against the snp. nigel farage standing down in scotland is they've been losing support to such not going to make much missed —— an extent that standing down is not as important as it would have been a few weeks ago. that said, there are essentially three battles make much difference because he does boris johnson is fighting. not have many votes in scotland to firstly he is trying to defend seats in scotland against the snp. begin with. the second is seats the nigel farage standing down in scotland is not liberal democrats hope to pick up going to make much difference because he does not have many votes from the conservative, which is the in scotland to begin with. group nigel farage mentioned in the second is seats the liberal democrats hope to pick up from the conservatives, particular in his speech. the brexit which is the group party standing down at their nigel farage mentioned particularly in those seats where in particular in his speech. the liberal democrats are challenging weather is quite a cat the brexit party standing down, might leave a vote, could well be particularly in those seats advantageous to the conservatives. we are not quite sure how the lib where the liberal democrats are dems were going to do in those seats anyway. 0ther seats they are challenging where there was quite a leave vote, could challenging are very pro—remain. 0ne well be advantageous to the conservatives. way to think about it is last week we are not quite sure how at the decision of the liberal the lib dems were going to do
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democrats and greens to enter into a in those seats, anyway. pa ct 0ther seats they are challenging democrats and greens to enter into a pact might have given the liberal democrats some seats, maybe this has are very pro—remain. simply negated the effect of that. one way to think about it is the third crucial group where boris last week, the decision johnson has to make gains from of the liberal democrats and greens to enter into a pact might have labour in order to compensate given the liberal democrats some seats, but maybe whatever he loses elsewhere and get this has simply negated the effect of that. the third crucial group past the 326 march. those are where borisjohnson has to make gains from labour in order marginal labour held seats against to compensate whatever he loses elsewhere and get the moment nigel farage is still past the 326 mark. going to stand on those and to that extent his offer does not really those are marginal give the prime minister the prize he labour held seats. really wa nts, give the prime minister the prize he really wants, a free run against the at the moment nigel farage is still going to stand on those labour party were the labour party stands between him and a majority. and to that extent his offer does not really give the prime minister that's the concession borisjohnson the prize he really wants, which is a free run would need to feel more comfortable against the labour party where the labour party stands in predicting a clear majority? given where the polling is at the between him and a majority. moment, on average at least a ten point lead for the conservatives we two cannabis—based medicines have been approved for use on the nhs in england would expect borisjohnson to get a for the first time. the drugs advisory body, nice, majority anyway, the swing from says the medicines will help labour to conservative according to people with epilepsy and multiple sclerosis. charities have welcomed
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polling, is big enough he should the decision, but said thousands of other people who could benefit make it. his lead is not so far from cannabis—based medicines have been left in limbo. our medical correspondent ahead of the seven percentage point lead he is likely to require to have fergus walsh reports. this treatment comes from cannabis. have your medicine, look... at least a 50% chance of a majority. so he will certainly see while this indy rose has severe epilepsy, is not necessarily a major boost for but her seizures have reduced him, every little bit helps, given dramatically since she's been his lead is not so great he could on the drug. her parents are deeply disappointed, not end up being in trouble if as it will still not be available on the nhs. jeremy corbyn make some progress the epilepsy drug, which has been during the campaign. 0n during the campaign. on that remaining alliance, where approved, is called epidyolex. are they left with this and what doctors will be able aboutjeremy to prescribe it in england, are they left with this and what about jeremy corbyn‘s position are they left with this and what aboutjeremy corbyn‘s position in wales and northern ireland for two relation to that alliance? hard—to—treat forms of epilepsy, the one party that's now not dravet and lennox gastaut syndromes. scotland may follow later. involved in any pact or understanding is the labour party it contains cbd or cannabidiol — but that reflects the long—standing but no thc, the main psychoactive component of cannabis. historical labour party position, they've always been very reluctant to stand down for anybody. the remain alliance does not involve epidyolex is working well for tj. them and unless that alliance involved them then, as we said last his seizures are now under control, and his parents are delighted
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the medicine will be available week when the pact between the on the nhs. liberal democrats and green, the but other families say effect is likely to be small but their children need cannabis essential to helping the lib dems in medicines which contain thc — some seats where the greens are and none of these has been approved. two—year—old charlie has severe epilepsy. standing down and the labour party is not that the table on this and to his father spends £1,500 a month bringing the medicine that extent therefore the remain in from the netherlands. aligns is limited. that's why we are having attempts by nonparty there is overwhelming evidence that organisations on the remain side to it's a safe product, it does work and we should be encourage remain the voters to vote prescribing it here in the uk. it's 2019, we are so far behind tactically. as far as boris johnson other countries in the world. tactically. as far as borisjohnson is concerned but experts in epilepsy say this afternoon a sort of an early christmas present but perhaps not until the thc—containing cannabis quite the one he wanted? medicines have undergone clinical indeed. it's probably a rather small trials, they will be reluctant to prescribe them. present and he is looking forward to we need to go through the appropriate regulatory framework. a much bigger early christmas we need to ensure what we are present as the ballot boxes are using is the appropriate unveiled on the 13th of december. medications in individuals, you will feel a little bit more that we have the evidence base, that it is not only confident to date but his own mps —— effective, but safe. the other approved treatment he will feel a little bit more is for multiple sclerosis.
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confident. those mps defending their sativex is a mouth spray and has seats will feel happier today but he been available on the nhs is aware that there is not enough in in wales since 2014. this the necessarily take him over it contains a mix of thc and cbd. the line. sorry, i had to get the christmas word in there somewhere, doctors will be allowed to prescribe john! always good to see you. it to treat muscle spasms, and, throughout the election but not pain, which has disappointed campaign we'll be putting your questions ms patient groups. to all of the main parties. today at 5.30, we'll be joined both of the medicines approved by the deputy leader of the liberal democrats, are grown in the uk, sir ed davey. so if you have anything you want to ask, please do get in touch, but the row over the availability of products from overseas using the contact details on screen, is set to continue. and we'll put those questions to him. and throughout the election fergus walsh, bbc news. campaign, we will be looking closely at the places where the final result could be won and lost, and asking people in those places what questions they may have. in a moment we have the tomorrow, we will be reporting latest business news. first a look from bishop auckland at the headlines on afternoon live. in county durham, all day, in a boost for borisjohnson — on tv, radio and online. nigel farage says the brexit party will not field candidates in any of the seats won by the tories in 2017. a chinese firm has confirmed in principle a deal to buy british steel — saving up to 4,000 jobs.
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a rescue deal has been confirmed more misery forecast — that would save up to 4,000 as rain is set to hit parts of yorkshire and the midlands jobs at british steel. already suffering from in the last half an hour, the effects of flooding. it's been announced by the official receiver that a chinese manufacturing group has agreed here's your business to buy the company for £70 million, headlines on afternoon live. securing the future of firm's plants as we've been hearing, in scunthorpe and teesside. its been confirmed that british steel went into liquidation in may and another proposed rescue deal with a turkish firm british steel is to be bought by china'sjingye group for £70m, collapsed last month. subject to approval. the move could safeguard let's talk now to charlotte childs, up to 4,000 jobs. regional representative from the gmb the government, it is understood union and former steel worker. is providing some financial support, including loan guarantees. the economy has avoided recession after expanding 0.3% in the three months to the end of september. in the last few moments however, growth has lost momentum confirmation, your reaction to that? over the last year — with output up just 1% in the year to the third quarter, it is great news. the gmb are the weakest expansion in the aftermath of the cautiously optimistic about the financial crisis. opportunities this brings for our the weakest expansion members in scunthorpe and teesside. in the aftermath of the what do we know about the company financial crisis. buying british steel? two cannabis—based medicines, used to treat epilepsy and multiple sclerosis, have been approved for use the gmb have all along maintained by the nhs in england. charities have welcomed the move, the steelworks must be bought by although some campaigners who have been fighting for access steelmakers, not by investment to the drugs have said it
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bankers. we met at the end of does not go far enough. september with them and we were excited about their enthusiasm and it's the biggest day commitment to steel—making here. in the retail calendar in china, it's singles day. what we do know is there is a commitment to continue steel—making do you know what this is about? in scunthorpe for years to come. the irony is the biggest threat to taylor swift has got involved. yes, british steel and the industry has come from china over the past few she has launched it. it is alibaba? yea rs. come from china over the past few years. the gmb's main focus now is to protect the jobs of the 4000 yes, you have spoiled the surprise. people working here and the terms and conditions. what we know is a it is the anti—valentine's day, do during the bidding process they you know why people call it that? talked about cost—cutting exercises. todayit 0ur talked about cost—cutting exercises. our main focus is ensuring our you know why people call it that? today it is the 11th of november, workers do not pay the price of that with the jobs workers do not pay the price of that 11,11, today it is the 11th of november, 11, 11, four single digits. that with thejobs or workers do not pay the price of that with the jobs or terms and conditions. 0bviously conditions. obviously i understand that but what they are saying is that there will could be the spanish phone have to be cuts in various parts of directory. i know, you and me both. production. what are your main fears, where would they be looking i will probably get into trouble for at for that? that. let's agree to call it a big i think that is a massive amount of marketing exercise. i don't get
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investment needed, especially in the heavy end of the steel—making plant that. singles day, there is one and in scunthorpe, heavy end of the steel—making plant in scu nthorpe, to heavy end of the steel—making plant in scunthorpe, to ensure we are another one and another one and future proofed. investment in green another one and another one and another one. 0k, we won't labour the technology and neurotechnology and point. that is the reason why it is steel—making should secure the on the 11th of november. alibaba is savings they are looking for —— new counting the money, but how much? it technology. whilst also protecting thejobs or people lost its founder, and as a result technology. whilst also protecting the jobs or people here. lots of people might not understand why it would a chinese company do this when there is cheaper still in people are asking can it be successful once again? all sort of china but it is girders, railway tracks, the steel in car tyres, statistics. the number of lipsticks particular speciality of workers sulk an extraordinary number. how there. absolutely. we make some of the best deal in the world in scunthorpe. the many? -- sold. it is a lot, many more then we will ever own in a rail is world—class and used across lifetime. especially me! laughter europe and the world. china has got a huge steel—making capacity, one we cannot rival but what they are joining us now is laura 0nita, retail correspondent gaining here from british steel is at the telegraph.
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the skills, technology and experience we have to make the this was the brainchild of alibaba, quality steel. we've been making can it carry on paying off? steel for over 50 years and that is absolutely, we have seen it grow no accident. in the middle of november, for lots from a 7 billion dollars event into of families in the region there is a a $30 billion event over 20 years massive sigh of relief, coming just andl a $30 billion event over 20 years and i don't think it will go before christmas as it does. absolutely, our members have been in a state of flux for a number of incredibly much more than that, but months now and while we've been ido incredibly much more than that, but i do think it will tend to be calling for intervention from the government and looking to secure our staying at around the 30 billion future, it leaves people in a state mark that we have seen so far, going forward , of not really knowing what's going mark that we have seen so far, going forward, because people are so used on so it is great news just before to spending the money online. whilst christmas 40 members. the growth might not be quite as you are happy with what the punchy, it will continue to bring in government has done? we are happy we've got a buyer that the sales. this hasn't been the has come forward and it is easiest year for the chinese economy steel—making company that has grow, but an increasing interest genuine commitment and enthusiasm from chinese consumers for global for steel—making in the uk. the gmb brands, especially british ones, maintained all along we were calling what appeals? a lot of uk retailers on the government to do everything in its power to ensure steel—making have started selling on the smaller
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was saved here in scunthorpe and it looks like it has been. good to talk to you, charlotte. website on alibaba, and they like waitrose, for example, and whittard more rain is set to hit parts of chelsea, so typically the of yorkshire and the midlands already suffering from the effects of flooding. the environment agency has products that they identify as made issued dozens of flood warnings across the country, in britain or british or having that including five severe warnings on the river don in south yorkshire. label, they tend to do very well. many homes have flooded in fishlake near doncaster, also we have the luxury players like while hundreds more properties have been evacuated. military helicopters have also been mulberry and burberry, and theyjust used to help flood defences. love it. luxmy gopal reports. a community cut off. the only way to get around some alibaba might aliba ba might have parts of fishlake is by tractor. alibaba might have designs on the british market? it is gaining 0r boat. momentum in europe although it is even the emergency services have had still popular home in china where it to abandon the odd vehicle. originates, but it is becoming more a few miles upstream popular in america, so we could see along the river don, the town of bentley called this trend moving into europe but it in the military. is worth bearing in mind that we the raf chinook was dropping tonnes have our very own sort of event of aggregate to shore up flood defences until the early hours of this morning. which was populated from america which was populated from america which is black friday later this in fishlake at 11 o'clock, month, so that is very much the people had gathered for remembrance
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outside the church where some flooded residents had attraction. yes, also played for been sleeping overnight. claire holling is lucky. regarding black friday in the weeks to come. thanks forjoining us. now she has a relative to stay with, but she's been away to come. thanks forjoining us. now from her own home for days. to the markets. we were talking just emotional. about gdp figures coming in, no it's how i can describe it. recession, but no growth really to my elder daughter and son, write about. the number is not that they haven't been able to get to see us, so when i speak to them, they are upset as well. impressive overall, frankly, although it is not a disaster. what some villagers are angry at the local authorities. the markets are focusing on at the they haven't been very helpful moment is the news that, given boris and now what they are saying is if we don't evacuate they won't give us any help, but we don't want to evacuate. johnson has had a boost from nigel we've got pets at home and there have also been looters going around so people are concerned. south yorkshire police says it's had farage's decision, so the markets no reports of looting and is carrying out round—the—clock have like this, because this means patrols to reassure residents. less uncertainty in their eyes, and this local farmer remembers when it flooded this badly 12 years ago. he says not enough was done to stop it happening again. the pound has strengthened, and this they haven't done a lot, have they? means the share price has gone the other way as a result, the seesaw they've raised it a little bit where they've took levels on top effect is what we have seen in of the bank and put soil on top, practice. they have largely brushed but nowhere near enough. but the environment agency says it aside the gdp figures and said, they
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isn't that straightforward. knew that already, but the question we will, obviously, as we always do, review what's happened in this is what happens in the months to come and that hinges on the event, talk to our partners, elliptical outcome and what it means look at our investment plans and see for brexit. which is next month. as what more we might need to do in the future. ever, thanks for joining for brexit. which is next month. as the water levels have dropped ever, thanks forjoining us. a lot but with more rain the uk has fallen silent for those who died in two world wars forecast later this week, and all conflicts since then. it will be a while before it is exactly 100 years people can go back home. since the first two—minute silence luxmy gopal, bbc news, fishlake. was held to commemorate the 15 million military personnel and civilians who died in world war one. daniela relph reports. 0ur reporter sarah teale is in matlock, the derbyshire town that was also badly affected and has now started the clean up. last post plays the national memorial arboretum it has, fortunately. derbyshire has in staffordshire, where remembrance been really badly hit by these happens daily all year round. but today is different. floods. there are still many warnings in place on the rivers around here but fortunately water is receding so hopefully the danger honouring the armistice, those lost and those saved, marked with a service passed. 0n receding so hopefully the danger passed. on friday i woman's life was of remembrance, and then silence. claimed by the floods. annie hall 0n the 11th november 1919, the first two—minute was the former high sheriff of silence was observed. derbyshire in 2017 and she was swept away by the floodwaters, that gives
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you an idea of how badly this area 100 years on, wherever you are, it remains a moment to stop, to reflect, and to remember. was hit. i'm in matlock, as you say, and this is the town's park. 0n friday the water was waist high here. you can see how far it's receded but it has obviously caused significant damage to many businesses and many have spent all weekend clearing up. kate owns the cafe in the park. paint a picture of what this was like on friday. it was pretty awful. i drove injust before 7am when i heard the floods the first two—minute silence we re really before 7am when i heard the floods were really bad and the whole place was introduced by king george v. was under water. i could not get in. thousands packed onto whitehall the park had been barriers of to after he said the country should create a big pool of water to try stop to honour those and save as much of the town as who never came home. possible. ijust and save as much of the town as possible. i just went the silence remains at the centre and save as much of the town as possible. ijust went home, there was nothing i could do at that of remembrance a century later. point. but in 2019, the royal british you've owned this place for many legion didn't just ask for a pause and a silence. yea rs, you've owned this place for many years, how devastating is it when
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you put your heart and soul into somewhere and see it like that? it said we should all mute our it was awful. we renovated two years phones, switch off tvs ago this month so we were devastated. not only me but my who and close our laptops to honour work for me. it is our baby, as it those who defended our freedoms and way of life. daniela relph, bbc news. were, it is everything to us. 6,000 baby turtles have been released into the peruvian amazon river. it is devastating. how much effort the aim is to boost the population needs to go in now to clear it up of the yellow spotted and get it open? river turtle which is vulnerable we've worked really hard over the to both poachers and other human activity. weekend cleaning up and trying to get rid of the water. we've got the according to local media, dehumidifiers and heaters trying to thousands of eggs were incubated dry everything out, cleaning, loads of volunteers on saturday and loads by peruvian environmental authorities starting in august to carry out the massive release. of volunteers on saturday and loads of support from various people. hopefully you will be open when? we hope to open for the weekend are subject to getting an all clear from the safety perspective. we've just got to order lots of new equipment and hopefully open for the weekend. good luck with that. kate mentioned now it's time for a look in the community spirit and that's at the weather with matt taylor. been evident today. i've been at the prospect of further flooding
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numerous businesses were people keep will continue to be closely p°ppin9 numerous businesses were people keep popping in and checking how people are doing and whether help is monitored throughout the coming needed. robert, who owns the florist week. mild air to the south and we got was in tears earlier when he told me people have been bringing are sitting in the colder air and him gifts and even brought him a its is where we find areas of low voucher to go out for the meal when pressure. “— its is where we find areas of low pressure. —— this is where. the next all this is over. so the community one concern it pushes in through spirit is very strong here in wednesday into thursday and this is exactly where the weather fronts lie derbyshire. thank you very much. which will be crucial as to whether we see more flooding. we will keep let's find out in more detail what you updated on this one, but either the weather is like. matt is here. way we will have further rain at it's not looking good because the times, cold enough to turn to snow over the hills and quite windy and same areas looks like they will get affected. cold, winds getting close to 40, 50 the rainfall this week normally would not concern as much but given mph, in these western areas, feeding the fact wet september and what in plenty of showers, most prolong 0ctober the fact wet september and what october and so far this month has south—west scotland and north—west been horrendous, ground is england, certain areas of the saturated, river levels high, flooding. things are on a knife edge pennines have heavy showers, and andi flooding. things are on a knife edge this evening the journey home from and i wish you could say it's good news for the weather for the next work pretty cold, and a cold start few days but not quite. let me show to the night with temperatures around 4—8 for many. a cold theme you where the flood alerts and warnings are at the moment. the but a windy one, showers continuing
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over western areas, turning into orange triangles for the flood lengthier bursts over northern ireland, downing towards the north—west midlands and wales. dry alerts. note the areas, mainly across the midlands and up towards spots towards east anglia and the south—east at the central belt of parts of lincolnshire and yorkshire. that is crucial because of what's scotland. these areas most prone to about to happen. i will show you the frost tomorrow, but as for tuesday, most prolonged showers in north big picture. quite a vigorousjet wales and the midlands drifting strea m big picture. quite a vigorousjet stream across the atlantic fired up south, so a cloudy day across the bya south, bright afternoon in stream across the atlantic fired up by a huge temperature contrasts in north—west england, compared to the us. thejet stream is to by a huge temperature contrasts in the us. the jet stream is to the today. a few showers dotted around, south of us. quite a chilly week. wintry over the high ground and they are we see areas of low temperature struggling, 7—10 by the end of the afternoon. things will be pressure. hit in the showers at the moment but not as bad as what could come our way wednesday into drier tuesday night into wednesday, low pressure pushing away, so a thursday. normally this would not concern us too much but notice on chance for the river levels to drop thursday we are those where the a little bit, and a bright cold front line. is that snow? yes, parts of wales start to wednesday, but reina could and the midlands could see some snow turn to snow over the high ground once again and 0tis as we go through because the air is so cold at the wednesday into thursday, —— notice moment. if you remember at the map i as we go through wednesday into showed you with the flood warnings, thursday, the area of high pressure
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where the weather front could be on pivots around. this could be thursday. this is one area. we still crucial. it is one to watch, things need to keep a close eye on it. only could change on that one but yellow weather warnings for the met certainly with severe flood warning 0ffice yellow weather warnings for the met office at the moment. fairly broad still in force, potential for more. for england and wales on thursday. keep up—to—date with all the latest on the be —— bbc weather website. within that they've also highlighted the areas where we've seen the worst of the flooding. across parts of south yorkshire, lincolnshire, parts of derbyshire and nottinghamshire. these are where there is the chance if we see enough rainfall the impact could be fairly high. these are the areas of greatest concern and we will keep a close eye on them. you better tell us what the rest of us can expect. more rain. i think you've got the general theme. some wetter weather for the next few days. some drier and brighter moments but some hills snow in the forecast as well. staying further chilly for many. quite windy as it is this afternoon,
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strongest and western areas. this is where we see showers right now, western scotland, north—west england and wales in the south—west. some wintry higher ground. some southern and eastern areas dried, when is strongest in the west, up to 50 mph. that adds to the chilly fuel. for the journey home from work temperatures up to eight celsius for the vast majority, adding on the effect of the wind and filling that bit colder. blustery through the night. northern and western areas see the showers. north west england and northern ireland with prolonged rain. east anglia and the south—east with the clear skies and later south—east scotland. starting with frost tomorrow morning for the commute. sunshine and showers for many on tuesday. less frequent for scotla nd many on tuesday. less frequent for
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scotland and northern ireland. they keep going across wales, the showers across east anglia. it will be windy. up to 60 mph adding to the further chilly feel. some respite from the rain from tuesday into wednesday. ridge of high pressure building. 0ne wednesday. ridge of high pressure building. one or wednesday. ridge of high pressure building. 0ne ortwo wednesday. ridge of high pressure building. one or two isolated showers. chilly and frosty, foggy start on wednesday. rain pushing into northern ireland, wales and the south—west. into thursday, that pivots around in the areas where we had the worst of the flooding. this could change. that could be further north. it could be further south. that would be welcome news for some of those who have been affected so far. worth keeping a close eye on the forecast. for a number of flood hello, you're watching afternoon live — i'm simon mccoy. warnings enforced. keep up—to—date a boost for borisjohnson — with those on the bbc weather as nigel farage gives in to pressure website and we will keep you updated from fellow brexiteers and says his brexit party right here on afternoon live. will not stand in tory seats.
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the brexit party will not contest the 317 seats the conservatives won at the last election. but what we will do is concentrate our total effort into all of the seats that are held by the labour party. chinese firm, jingye, confirms a deal to buy british steel, promising to offerjobs to as many of its 4000 workers as possible. authorities warn flooding around south yorkshire's river don will continue, with more than two inches of rain forecast today. five severe flood warnings, meaning a threat to life, remain in place. coming up on afternoon live, all the sport. it isa it is a seven out of ten in the premier league, for var. that's from the man charged with the implementation of the system. he says it is a work in progress. and we'll bejoining you for a full update just after half—past.
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we will keep an eye on river levels and the flood risk for the next few days. more rain in the forecast, i will tell you work the longer bursts of rain will be within the next half this is bbc news — our latest headlines. an hour. nigel farage has said last post plays. the brexit party won't stand against prospective conservative mps in hundreds of parliamentary seats remembering those who died in two currently held by the tories in next month's election. world wars and all conflicts since — speaking at a brexit party rally he said it had been exactly 100 years after the first a difficult decision... two—minute silence was held. the brexit party will not contest the 317 seats the conservatives won at the last election. but what we will do is concentrate our total effort into all of the seats that are held hello, everyone, this by the labour party. the two largest parties is afternoon live. are marking armistice day by promising measures to support military personnel and veterans. nigel farage has dropped his party's plans to stand brexit party in the last half hour, candidates in more than 300 a chinese firm has confirmed — of the 600 constituencies he had in principle — a deal targeted, saying they won't contest to buy british steel. seats won by the conservatives the manufacturer had been kept at the 2017 general election.
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running by the government, since its liquidation. he said he had "no great love" for the conservatives, but giving borisjohnson "half a chance" would prevent another authorities warn flooding around referendum from being held. south yorkshire's river don will continue — with more than two inches in response, borisjohnson says of rain forecast today. he has "absolutely not" done five severe flood warnings — meaning a threat to a deal with nigel farage, life, remain in place. but did welcome the decision. let's listen to that announcement a little earlierfrom nigel farage. i weighed up boris's promises, sport now on afternoon live with sarah, and can anyone and is he going to stick stop liverpool winning to them, against the threat, particularly in the south the premier league this season? and the south—west, that we let in a lot of remainer liberal democrat mps. that is the big question everyone is asking. they are eight points clear the reason i was quiet is i waited at the top, and there was their 3—1 until last night to decide, and i'll tell you now exactly victory over manchester city what we are going to do. the brexit party will not contest tomorrow. but it is only november, the 317 seats the conservatives won at the last election. but liverpool, they do look co mforta ble but liverpool, they do look comfortable and confident and there isa but what we will do comfortable and confident and there is a lot of momentum with them at is concentrate our total effort into all of the seats that are held the moment. they outmuscled city by the labour party who have
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macro yesterday. completely broken their manifesto pledge in 2017 to respect the result fabihno, salah and mane of the referendum, and we will with the goals — their full backs, andy robertson also take on the rest and trent alexander arnold at their best. liverpool are on this of the remainer parties. remarakable run — one loss in 51 league games. we will stand up and fight them all. all in the hope of ending that 30 year wait for the title... after the game pep guardiola — said he's not a magician when asked if city can win 0ur political correspondent is in the title — and their former sedgefield, as is nigel farage. captain vincent kompany what's the reaction to that news. thinks they still can. they have been crowned champions nigel farage rolling into a very twice now, back to back and i don't see why the game yesterday would windy sedgefield racecourse taking give them any doubt. if i was in the place, for a rally taking place this dressing room yesterday i would be evening. for boris johnson thinking we created a lot of chances place, for a rally taking place this evening. for borisjohnson this is obviously a relief for him that he against a very strong liverpool, will not face a brexit party more chances than in previous years when we went to anfield, and nine challenge, potentially splitting the points is something you can vote in those seats which the overcome. with a busy winter period conservatives are defending. but there has been criticism already
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coming, i would still believe. from some conservatives including former leader iain duncan smith, i'm sure some leicester and chelsea fans might be screaming saying the party, the brexit party out saying what about us — that they need to be still risks splitting the vote in in the title winning chat too — those teams are in second and third, level on points and playing some those key conservative— labour marginal seats being targeted by the really nice football, too. conservatives because the brexit studio: i think you will find during party is not standing down there and afternoon live people are shouting so pressure is still nigel farage to at their tally most of the time! now go even further than he has gone to, and whether it is worth it, today and stand his candidates down really. —— now to var. in other seats as well. be in no doubt he has been under pressure not to, and whether it is worth it, really. -- now to var. the debate has been continued. just from outside his party notjust from the conservative party but from more debate on sunday — within his own brexit party. city could have had a penalty before liverpool scored their opening goal candidates we understand speaking to — trent alexander arnold looked to have handled him last week, putting pressure on him last week, putting pressure on the ball in his own area — him and the party to do what they've but it was cleared by the var team. done today and potentially go further as well. from the there was another possible shout for city late on. conservatives some relief but pep guardiola made it pretty perhaps not as much as relief as you clear what he thought
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of the decisions on the day. might expect, given the apparent size of the concession here because he was more restrained nigel farage wasjust size of the concession here because in his post match interviews. nigel farage was just a few days ago but var has been a taking point talking about how bad he said the since the start of the season boris johnson's when it was brought in. talking about how bad he said the borisjohnson's deal was talking about how bad he said the boris johnson's deal was quite talking about how he was going to now neil swarbrick is head ta ke talking about how he was going to take the fight to every seat in the of implementation for var in the premier league, country unless the conservatives he told us that it could take 2 or 3 agreed to a deal with him. there has years before they are completely happy with how the system is used. we have been at this for nearly not been at the alcott borisjohnson saying he will not agree to one and three years now, and obviously we yet nigel farage has made this have officiated 70 games in the concession —— there has not been a league cup, fa cup, and for the last deal. jeremy corbyn saying that this two seasons trying to get experience, but that is nothing like show a vote for the conservatives is the premier league games over the a vote for nigel farage. seeing this weekend, we realised that, and we as an opportunity to attack both to know we will be scrutinised and there will be people looking at our brexit party and the conservatives, every move , saying if you vote for the there will be people looking at our every move, but the position i'm in command comfortable with where we conservatives, jeremy corbyn says, are. i've no doubt there is room for you are voting for not only nigel improvement, in terms of speed, we farage but also donald trump. nicola will get there, but it has been a sturgeon of the snp has said in the good work in progress for me. past few minutes of the show is the leeds united captain borisjohnson the nigel farage are liam cooper has been forced
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to withdraw from the scotland squad joined at the hip. tom, thank you. for their upcoming euro 2020 qualifiers against let's show you that tweet from cyprus and kazakhstan. jeremy corbyn. he suffered a muscle tear in his groin, during leeds' win over blackburn on saturday. scotland cannot qualify from their group but they may make it to the finals through a nations league play—off. they're away to cyprus on saturday, then host kazakhstan three days later. they're back underway at the year ending atp finals nigel farage said part of the reason behind his decision not to run in the o2 arena in london. brexit party candidates in every seat was that doing so risked letting a large number of liberal democrat mps stefanos tsitsipas is taking into the commons. lib dem foreign affairs spokesperson on daniil medvedev. chuka ummuna said his party it is early days at the moment. it was well placed to win votes from the conservatives, is on surf at the moment. —— on and mr farage's decision did not worry him. the transformation of the serve at the moment. rafa nadal plays alexander zverev conservative party from being a one in the evening session. that's all the sport for now. nation centre right party to a populist right—wing nationalist party is complete with this pact they now have with the brexit party. two cannabis—based medicines have been approved for use what is interesting about the on the nhs in england for the first time. the drugs advisory body, nice, announcement nigel farage made today says the medicines will help
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people with epilepsy as he concedes the lib dems are best and multiple sclerosis. charities have welcomed placed to take seats from the the decision, but said thousands of other people who could benefit from cannabis—based medicines conservative party in this election, have been left in limbo. the lib dems are the biggest threat our medical correspondent facing the conservative party in fergus walsh reports. this election. this treatment comes from cannabis. back now to our political correspondent, alex forsyth, in the west midlands. have your medicine, look... the point we heard from sirjohn indy rose has severe epilepsy, curtis earlier was brexit but her seizures have reduced dramatically since she's been on the drug. prospective candidates are still her parents are deeply disappointed, running in places labour are the problem for the tories and that as it will still not be available on the nhs. causes a borisjohnson the same the epilepsy drug, which has been approved, is called epidyolex. problem. doctors will be able you are right. you would have to prescribe it in england, wales and northern ireland for two expected perhaps a sigh of relief from some within the conservative hard—to—treat forms of epilepsy, party at that announcement and there would have been because this does mean in 300 or so seats the dravet and lennox gastaut syndromes. scotland may follow later. it contains cbd or cannabidiol — conservatives don't have to outs brexit to the brexit party, they but no thc, the main psychoactive have a clear run. that means the component of cannabis. biggest chance they have got is to hold the seats they have but to win the election they need to gain more seats and that will be much harder.
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epidyolex is working well for tj. there is also some danger for the his seizures are now under control, conservatives that they look like and his parents are delighted they've done some sort of deal with the medicine will be available nigel farage and they do not want to on the nhs. but other families say have been doing that. borisjohnson their children need cannabis medicines which contain thc — was in this very popular early and none of these has been approved. outpouring a point behind the bar. two—year—old charlie has severe epilepsy. he was meeting veterans as part of his father spends £1,500 a month bringing the medicine the armistice day commemorations in in from the netherlands. wolverhampton earlier and it was put to him directly, did you do a deal, there is overwhelming evidence that it is a safe product, it does work and we should be did you do a pact with nigel farage, prescribing it here in the uk. and this is what he had to say. it's 2019, we are so far behind other countries in the world. but experts in epilepsy say until the thc—containing cannabis absolutely not. medicines have undergone clinical but what i can say is i'm glad trials, they will be there is a recognition reluctant to prescribe them. that there is only one way to get brexit done and that is to vote for us and vote for the conservatives. we need to go through the appropriate regulatory framework. we need to ensure what we are using is the appropriate is there any sense there is further medications in individuals, deals that could be done and nigel that we have the evidence base, farage could have further to go? that it is not only effective, but safe.
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nigel farage has from the beginning the other approved treatment is for multiple sclerosis. offered what he called a lever sativex is a mouth spray and has alliance to borisjohnson are boris been available on the nhs in wales since 2014. johnson has categorically and consistently ruled that out which is why nigel farage what he did and it contains a mix of thc and cbd. made unilateral pact. you are right to say there is still pressure from doctors will be allowed to prescribe within his own party because while it to treat muscle spasms, but not pain, which has disappointed this might help the tories retain ms patient groups. seats they have got, it's not both of the medicines approved necessarily going to help them gain are grown in the uk, in the north where they will take on but the row over the availability of products from overseas is set to continue. labour and the brexit party will fergus walsh, bbc news. still be standing. mrjohnson wanted to say i will get brexit done brexit done for those areas. nigel farage consistently said he thinks his with me now is genevieve edwards, party will eat into the labour director of external affairs at the multiple sclerosis society. evoked more than the conservative vote but there are plenty disagree good news? we are delighted, we have on that and is also the risk in being seen to support the been campaigning for this for many yea rs been campaigning for this for many years and it is great that they have conservatives nigel farage may alienate traditional labour voters finally listened and it will be who might otherwise have been attracted to his party because they available in england now. it is do not like the idea of him being already available in wales and it is not yet available in scotland and
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northern ireland so there is more to do but still nevertheless a really good day. they tend to follow suit? supportive of boris johnson. do not like the idea of him being supportive of borisjohnson. this on its own might not make all the difference it initially seems to. yes, we have seen that in the past, it's a very unpredictable election with scotland following along from and we don't really know the full consequences of this decision. there are plenty of ways it could play what nice has recommended so we hope that will happen, but this will all out, while it might help the tories depend on local funding that will happen, but this will all hold on, whether it will help them depend on localfunding decisions and ifa depend on localfunding decisions and if a local nhs trust thinks they can and if a local nhs trust thinks they ca n afford and if a local nhs trust thinks they can afford it and this one doesn't, you will still people wood see gain is different. just to explain to viewers, that is people with ms missing out, so we where borisjohnson was earlier, not wa nt to where borisjohnson was earlier, not people with ms missing out, so we want to make sure everyone who needs where we normally just it can get access —— you will still where borisjohnson was earlier, not where we normallyjust come to you from. i haven't just been from. i haven'tjust been sat in the pub see people with ms missing out. what all the! does this mean with a family who we were all convinced by that, alex! have younger ones in particular to see you later on. relying on medical treatment, what will change? these symptoms, this has been approved for muscle spasms, and this can be... a very common and, throughout the election campaign we'll be putting your questions symptom of ms but also relentless, to all of the main parties. today at 5.30, we'll be joined painful, exhausting, and if you are trying to look out for a family, by the deputy leader of the liberal democrats, maybe go to work, it can make it sir ed davey. so if you have anything you want
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to ask, please do get in touch, almost impossible, and so to get relief from the symptoms will make a using the contact details on screen, and we'll put those huge difference. i have heard of questions to him. and throughout the election campaign, we will be looking closely people who have been trying to save at the places where the final result up people who have been trying to save upfora people who have been trying to save could be won and lost, up for a private prescription and it has been completely unaffordable and and asking people in those places what questions they may have. heartbreakingly they have not been tomorrow, we will be reporting able to get a few months of relief from bishop auckland in county durham, all day, and then they can't afford it any more. “— on tv, radio and online. and then they can't afford it any more. —— heartbreakingly they have been able. this may be does not go it's been confirmed that british steel has been rescued as far as others would have liked in by china's jingye group, terms of the treatment of pain? potentially saving up to 4,000 jobs. the chinese manufacturer has agreed in principle nothing has been approved for pain to buy the company for £70 million, yet and that there is another common securing the future of plants in scunthorpe and teesside. symptom of ms. it can make daily jingye says it will invest life very difficult. we hope, what 1.2 billion over ten years, and plans to makejob offers we would love to see if the to as many employees as possible. government really pushing some of british steel had been kept running by the government these managed access schemes where since going into people with ms can get access to the administration in may. well, as employees arrived for work drugs that could help them and in this morning they were asked for their reaction to the news. return they will take part in observational trials and we can see how effective they are. the evidence yeah, the majority have been told. we've been told by managers is there worldwide but we need to and stuff like that, yeah. everyone's happy, like, because get these treatments to people. obviously we're still in a job. it's been a big concern, inevitably there is a cost and there nobody knowing what's are couple of ways of looking at going to be happening,
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if they've got a job, that, the nhs have to prioritise, pay their mortgages, feed their families. it's great news. and also the drug companies who have how much of a worry to put a cost on the drugs as well. has it been since may? yeah, it has been. that is right, one of the things we you don't know if you're batting or bowling, do you? have pushed for is for the drugs once it gets sorted, we can get company to bring their prices down on with it better, can't we? he laughs. and to reach an agreement with nice it's good finally something positive. it's good. over affordability and i don't know what are your thoughts about jingye? the details but that has happened. anything's better than nothing, i suppose. it is now deemed affordable, yeah, it's getting better. certainly for spasms, so really good with me is alasdair mcdiarmid, operations manager and steel expert to see. 300 people wrote to nice from community union, which represents workers in the steel industry. with ms to talk about their experience and they have listened, so we are really delighted with that today. not often we have good news, we are the largest and leading trade so great to talk to you. thanks for union in the uk steel industry, joining us. representing the majority of the trade union members at the the uk economy recovered scunthorpe steelworks in the third quarter of the year, trade union members at the scu nthorpe steelworks and growing by nought point three trade union members at the scunthorpe steelworks and across british steel. so today is a good day? a very per cent to reverse a contraction earlier in the year. but the growth was modest welcome day and a huge milestone in and the figures showed economy has the campaign to save british steel. slowed to its lowest rate in almost a decade. here's our economics we welcome the announcementjingye reached an agreement and it demonstrates they believe scunthorpe correspondent andy verity. can have a bright and sustainable
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future as can the rest of british steel. what do you know about the company? in peterborough, this we are as confident as we can be at is the biggest tyre distribution centre in the country. the stage. we met them last week and it is the sort of service business which does well when consumers are not ready to invest in a new car they have grand ambitions. they say they are here to stay. £1.2 but are ready to buy new tires to keep the old motor going. in the third quarter of the year, billion investment over ten years. that pattern was repeated that certainly is absolutely what across the economy. services business picking up the business needs and it is across but weak investment not helped by brexit uncertainty. the business needs and it is across it makes it difficult to plan the board, particularly looking at increasing production which is what for the future in terms of our cost we wa nt increasing production which is what we want to see. we look forward to base and what sell out price we need to make the money that working with jingye the company needs to return. we want to see. we look forward to working withjingye and in particular we want to get into the but also in terms of planning investment for the future, detail of the plans now. it makes it harder to put that plan there is an irony in that chinese in place in a way steel imports have put british steel that you can rely on. you can see on this chart, on the back foot for the past few the most recent figures are not yea rs. on the back foot for the past few years. why would a chinese company as bad as the ones before, and it means we have do this? avoided the technical i understand the point, clearly definition of recession, we've had some challenges with the where you have two quarters of negative economic growth. dumping of chinese steel since 2015. but if you look back over the past year, according to the office there are other carpets out there for national statistics, who are more responsible for steel it's actually the weakest dumping in china these days —— other growth we've had since
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the beginning of 2010. culprits out there. in this election campaign, the government is portraying who? russia and turkey, iran and it as a bounce back. in a global context, other countries of particular it is a strong number. if you look at what has been challenges. china still has a huge happening with some of our biggest surplus but they are here to invest competitors around the world, and that's the most important thing germany, italy and france, we are growing faster than most for securing this industry. of our 67 competitors, it is not just and of course we are exposed for securing this industry. it is notjust the workers at the to what happens across the world, steel plants, it is the supply chain but the biggest issue right and the impact on the whole region. here in our own economy, the big domestic issue, is the uncertainty. that is absolutely right. 5000 to opposition parties, the ongoing weakness of the economy people employed directly by another suggests a slow puncture which could spell trouble down the road. 20,000 in the supply chain. it is a everything we predicted vital industry for scunthorpe and is coming unfortunately true. the communities around scunthorpe in the communities around scunthorpe in two problems, one is nine the north—east. they are good highly years of austerity, lack of investment in the economy. paid and highly skilled job each of which supports at least another two every reputable economist advised against this policy and yet jobs locally. we have to see this the government still pursued it. second, the complete through to the conclusion. mismanagement of brexit. we are talking about families, and it has produced an economy now middle of november and thinking where i thinkjobs are at risk. about christmas, after months of look more closely at the numbers worry, what does an announcement and it is a mixed picture. like this do? the economy grew well it feels everyone with confidence.
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injuly, but in august, we are not done yet and we need to keep our eye on the ball and see it the estimates suggest, it shrank, through to the conclusion whatever and also contracted in september. government is in power but it will productivity has ground give everyone a huge boost. we know to a halt and we can see that according to bdo's research, jingye are serious and we look forward to working with them to make business confidence is now at zero. sure we get the right outcome for so it is not a good picture at all, no matter what kind of spin the people of scunthorpe and the community is related to british the tories try to put on this, steel and the uk economy because it this is a terrible picture of wilful mismanagement, and it is affecting people isa steel and the uk economy because it is a strategic business. a quick word on what the government in their homes and it is affecting have done because it is their action people's livelihoods. that perhaps ease this through, it is notjust that the economy isn't it? is growing slowly, international that is right. the learnt lessons investors are losing confidence in the british economy, based from 2015 when ssi went into on borisjohnson's brexit plans. liquidation, that did not have to happen and this time they did the right thing so far but we will there was one way that brexit kitten the new —— continue to hold uncertainty helped the economy. their feet to the fire if all the uk it meant a weak pound, which made uk goods cheaper for foreign buyers. exports, notably of cars, were up. steel companies are going to be but whether this economic pickup successful there is much more they is sustained will depend very much have to do is rent prices, on the political road ahead. procurement and all the other things we campaign on as an industry andy verity, bbc news.
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together. thank you. you're watching afternoon live, these are our headlines: we have more on the in a boost for borisjohnson nigel farage says the brexit party will not field candidates in any breaking news regarding steel. of the seats won by the tories in 2017. a chinese firm has confirmed in principle a deal to buy british steel, a rescue deal has been confirmed saving up to 4,000 jobs. more misery forecast, that would save up to 4,000 as rain is set to hit parts jobs at british steel. of yorkshire and the midlands already suffering from the effects of flooding. it's been announced by the official receiver that a chinese manufacturing group has agreed to buy the company for £70 million, securing the future of firm's plants in sport manchester city manager pep guardiola will not face action from in scunthorpe and teesside. british steel went into liquidation in may and another proposed rescue the fa after his side's defeat to deal with a turkish firm liverpool yesterday. he was angered collapsed last month. with two penalty appeals turned they are early at said there would down, he insisted there was no be some cost cutting and concerns as sarcasm as he said, thank you so to how that would manifest in terms ofjobs, but there seems in that much to officials. bad news for scotland's heading into statement to be a commitment to their qualifiers, liam cooper has withdrawn through injury for their preserve thousands ofjobs in games against cyprus and kazakhstan. britain. with an investment of £1.2 billion over the next decade. winning his opening match at the atp
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labour and the conservatives are both making election promises to improve the lives finals in london beating daniil of uk military personnel. medvedev for the first time. the tories say they would change the law to protect veterans i will be back with more on after from what they call "vexatious" 4:30pm. see you then. legal action and they're also more rain is set to hit parts promising extra childcare of yorkshire and the midlands already suffering from for service families. the effects of flooding. labour says it will give military the environment agency has personnel better wages and improve issued dozens of flood warnings across the country, support for their children. including five severe warnings 0ur political correspondent jonathan blake reports. on the river don in south yorkshire. last post plays many homes have flooded in fishlake near doncaster, pausing to remember. while hundreds more properties have been evacuated. military helicopters have also been used to help flood defences. a brief break in the election luxmy gopal reports. campaign this morning, to reflect on armistice day. a community cut off. the only way to get around some but as well as paying tribute parts of fishlake is by tractor. 0r boat. to those who have died even the emergency services have had serving their country, the parties have taken today to make to abandon the odd vehicle. pledges to the men and women serving a few miles upstream now in the uk's armed forces. along the river don, the town of bentley called in the military. the conservatives are promising the raf chinook was dropping tonnes to end repeated unsuccessful prosecutions of servicemen and women of aggregate to shore up flood by changing the law to stop them
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facing unfair legal action defences until the early hours of this morning. relating to armed conflict. in fishlake at 11 o'clock, people had gathered for remembrance it will mean we amend the human outside the church where some rights act to protect armed services flooded residents had personnel from vexatious cases been sleeping overnight. claire holling is lucky. before 2000 when there is no new she has a relative to stay with, but she's been away evidence, and i think people do feel from her own home for days. just emotional. there has been a basic unfairness and stuff has been coming forward when there hasn't been any new it's how i can describe it. evidence, that is a good way of protecting the armed services. my elder daughter and son,i haven't seen them, they haven't been able to get in to see us, in addition, the conservatives so when i speak to them, are saying they would guarantee job they are upset as well. some villagers are angry interviews for veterans in public at the local authorities. sector roles, offer extended they haven't been very helpful and now what they are saying childcare to the children of servicemen and women before is if we don't evacuate and after school, and give a tax they won't give us any help, break to employers taking on former but we don't want to evacuate. members of the armed forces. we've got pets at home labour are promising to increase pay and there have also been for servicemen and women looters going around so people are concerned. by scrapping the public south yorkshire police says it's had sector pay cap. no reports of looting and is carrying out round—the—clock they would also improve housing patrols to reassure residents. this local farmer remembers when it by ending reliance on private flooded this badly 12 years ago. he says not enough was done rented accommodation and, if in government, the party to stop it happening again. would consult on a representative they haven't done a lot, have they? body for service personnel. they've raised it a little bit in lifting the public sector pay where they've took levels on top
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cap, we think that we will be able of the bank and put a bit of soil to pay service personnel on top, but nowhere near enough. but the environment agency says it a proper wage. isn't that straightforward. we will, obviously, as we always do, we ask them to make the ultimate sacrifice, and the least we can do review what's happened in this event, talk to our partners, is to give them some decent pay. look at our investment plans and see they have effectively had a pay cut what more we might need over the last few years, to do in the future. and we think that's wrong. the water levels have dropped a lot but with more rain armistice day falling in the run—up forecast later this week, it will be a while before to polling day is another reminder that this is an unusual election. people can go back home. luxmy gopal, bbc news, fishlake. the day's campaigning may feel muted, but the parties will still try to win votes. the uk economy recovered jonathan blake, bbc news. in the third quarter of the year, growing by 0.3% to reverse a contraction earlier in the year. in a moment the latest business news. but the growth was modest first a look at the headlines and the figures showed economy has slowed to its lowest rate on afternoon live. in almost a decade. here's our economics in a boost for borisjohnson — correspondent andy verity. nigel farage says the brexit party will not field candidates in any in peterborough, this of the seats won is the biggest tyre distribution by the tories in 2017. centre in the country. a chinese firm has confirmed — in principle — a deal it is the sort of service business which does well when consumers to buy british steel — are not ready to invest in a new car saving up to 4,000 jobs. but are ready to buy new tyres more misery forecast — to keep the old motor going. in the third quarter of the year, as rain is set to hit parts that pattern was repeated of yorkshire and the midlands
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already suffering from across the economy. the effects of flooding. services business picking up but weak investment not helped by brexit uncertainty. it makes it difficult to plan for the future in terms of our cost here's your business headlines on afternoon live. base and what sell out price we need as we've been hearing, to make the money that it's been confirmed that the company needs to return. british steel is to be bought but also in terms of planning by china'sjing—yeh group for £70m, investment for the future, subject to approval. the move could safeguard it makes it harder to put that plan in place in a way up to 4,000 jobs. that you can rely on. the government, it is understood, is providing some financial support, you can see on this chart, including loan guarantees. the most recent figures are not as bad as the ones before, and it means we have the economy has avoided recession after expanding avoided the technical 0.3% in the three months definition of recession, to the end of september. where you have two quarters however, growth has lost momentum of negative economic growth. over the last year — but if you look back over the past with output up just 1% in the year to the third quarter, year, according to the office the weakest expansion in the aftermath of the financial crisis. for national statistics, it is actually the weakest growth we've had since the beginning of 2010. in this election campaign, the government is portraying it as a bounce back. two cannabis—based medicines, in a global context, used to treat epilepsy and multiple sclerosis, it is a strong number. have been approved for use by the nhs in england. if you look at what has been charities have welcomed the move, although some campaigners who have happening with some of our biggest been fighting for access to the drugs have said it competitors around the world,
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germany, italy and france, does not go far enough. we are growing faster than most of our 67 competitors, and of course we are exposed to what happens across the world, but the biggest issue right here in our own economy, the big domestic issue, is the uncertainty. to opposition parties, the ongoing weakness of the economy suggests a slow puncture which could spell a buyer has finally been trouble down the road. found for british steel. positive everything we predicted found for british steel. news? yes, potentially, it is coming unfortunately true. two problems, one is nine years of austerity, lack has positive news? yes, potentially, it has taken them a long time to get to of investment in the economy. this point. the previous owner said they could not go on for long like every reputable economist advised against this policy and yet the government still pursued it. that. this is a serious investment? second, the complete yes, if it goes ahead, and there are mismanagement of brexit. various hurdles to get past, but and it has produced an economy now this is big news. we saw british where i thinkjobs are at risk. look more closely at the numbers steel going into liquidation in may and it is a mixed picture. and that was a desperate situation the economy grew well because it isn't just and that was a desperate situation injuly, but in august, because it isn'tjust about and that was a desperate situation because it isn't just about the the estimates suggest it shrank, jobs, but also the supply chain, the and also contracted in september. productivity has ground whole area, very dependent on that, to a halt and we can see that these are very skilled jobs, and of according to bdo's research, course british steel, you can't take business confidence is now at zero. it lightly, it is very important for so it is not a good picture at all, our defence industry. even though no matter what kind of spin the economics don't always stack up, the tories try to put on this,
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because other countries can produce this is a terrible picture it more cheaply than we can, and on of wilful mismanagement, and it is affecting people in their homes and it is affecting top of that, we know that orders for steel coming in for british steel people's livelihoods. had basically dried up because of it is notjust that the economy brexit uncertainty and that was the is growing slowly, international final nail in the coffin for the investors are losing confidence in the british economy, based previous owner, but it looks like on borisjohnson's brexit plans. the government has managed to work up the government has managed to work upa the government has managed to work up a rescue deal with the chinese company. what does it all mean. you there was one way that brexit uncertainty helped the economy. it meant a weak pound, which made uk need someone to ask. yes, we do. goods cheaper for foreign buyers. exports, notably of cars, were up. joining us now is craig erlam, senior market analyst at 0anda. but whether this economic pickup is sustained will depend very much we know that this is the deal in on the political road ahead. principle, but what we don't know is andy verity, bbc news. exactly why this chinese group is so keen to get its hands on british the british founder steel? this is the difficult of the white helmets civil defence organisation in syria, james le mesurier, has been found question, when we look at the last dead outside his office in istanbul. a volunteer told the bbc year, we have seen question, when we look at the last year, we have seen chinese firms are that his body was found in the early dumping steel onto the market to try hours in the street in front and off—load it and so the idea they of the current office used by may day rescue, are entering an expensive british the parent organisation of the white helmets. his body was found by a member
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market, is not —— that is not of staff of the local mosque who alerted police. particular year for some, this is a there has been no official word confusing point and it raises the questions on what incentives they have been offered as part of the on the cause of death. purchase, probably from the british government, may be in relation to 0ur diplomatic correspondent, caroline hawley, explained certain contracts, we have the likes that the circumstances surrounding his death are still unclear. of crossrail and national rail, so it will be interesting to see the details as it flows out in terms of some sources are talking to turkish media and suggested it may have been what assurances the government has suicide but we really do not know. been able to give the company. amongst those questions, what this he had a lot of enemies. the means forjobs amongst those questions, what this means for jobs and amongst those questions, what this means forjobs and production russians and pro—regime groups did because this is a hugely important not like him. industry in that area. this was the the russians named him as an m16 most important point as far as the agent two days ago. they said he had connections to government was concerned because the terrorist groups dating back to when scunthorpe government was concerned because the scu nthorpe plant government was concerned because the scunthorpe plant is where we see a he was supposed to have served in lot of the production and it is not just about overalljobs, 4000 jobs kosovo. there has been a vicious isa just about overalljobs, 4000 jobs online campaign against him. one of is a lot ofjobs, but when that is his friends told me he had been localised to a very specific under stress. we really do not know. community it is absolutely devastating for the local economy and it was important that the because he has so many enemies this government got this one right and has led to some speculation that hopefully it can get through the regulatory questions and we can foul play could be involved. the start to see investment in this
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area his body was found has been area. there are likely to be some job losses but when you compare that taped off and a police investigation is now under way. to 4000 direct, up to 20,000 in the explain the role of the white supply chain, they will be small helmets and why they were numbers and that is a compromise the controversial. government was forced to make. we the white helmets were founded by have a statement from thejingye james le mesurier and others in group which says they are delighted to have reached this agreement, they 2014. they operate in rebel held areas and any of our viewers will say they have large ambitions and have seen them in action in those they have long admired british steel images from syria of men in white and they appreciate its illustrious heritage. they are planning to invest £1.2 billion in the business. helmets rushing frantically into flattened buildings and trying to last night we heard from the chair retrieve bodies and rescue of the defence select committee who has warned about china's involvement survivors. that is their work and and this is because it is a highly they do it on a pretty daily basis. sensitive, somewhat strategic they also post videos of the work they are doing. those behind the industry? it is, and a lot of people are going to have opinions about aerial bombardment, the russians and this purchase, this has come at a regime forces, do not like that. time when we are trying to engage in a british army officer at one stage, closer relationships with the us, we what do we know about him personally? we know he is in his 40s. certainly
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are leaving the eu, and ties will be we know from his friends and are leaving the eu, and ties will be a lot looser to enable us to have closer ties to the us, and while collea g u es we know from his friends and colleagues that he had a big heart, they are engulfed in a trade war he was a very motivated on a with china, we are seeing one of our humanitarian level and one of his strategic industries partnering up with a chinese firm, so interesting friends said he thought the structure of the white helmets, to see how these relationships pan out. there's a lot more to it then which he helped found and also just profit and jobs, unfortunately. helped fund, train and equip, the structure of the group was strong indeed. thanks forjoining us. we and it would carry on. but a big hole had been left. 0ne friend said can have a look at the markets. he was one of the few people who pretty much what the market was left a humanitarian footprint in the expecting, so not really budging country. very much, sterling is at a one—week a big legacy. lots of shock amongst high against the dollar, that is because of the announcement from his friends. shock and sadness and the white nigel farage, the markets think that helmets have said syrians will a lwa ys helmets have said syrians will always remember his humanitarian means there is less of a chance of a work. the did literally save and hung parliament, uncertainty. rescue thousands and thousands of syrian civilians. the uk has fallen silent for those who died in two world wars two people are in critical condition and all conflicts since then. after a day of violent demonstrations in hong kong.
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it is exactly 100 years one was injured when he was shot since the first two—minute silence was held to commemorate by a police officer and later the 15 million military a pro—china supporter personnel and civilians was doused in flammable who died in world war one. liquid and set alight daniela relph reports. after arguing with protesters, who are demanding greater democracy and police accountability. last post plays evening has fallen now but i asked our correspondent there steve mcdonnell if tensions remain high. the national memorial arboretum this is the scene in montauk. right in staffordshire, where remembrance happens daily all year round. police have their guns that fire but today is different. both tear gas and rubber bullets. honouring the armistice, those lost and those saved, this is the scene in mongkok. we have riot police, as you can see, marked with a service they have their guns that fire both tear gas and rubber bullets. there have been some of remembrance, and then silence. clashes here, as evidenced by all the debris on the ground. 0n the 11th november 1919, tear gas has been fired here. the first two—minute silence was observed. absolutely, there is a lot of tension in the city tonight after this activist was shot and after... 100 years on, wherever you are, we are having a police officer asking us to walk it remains a moment to stop, towards the other side of the road. and of course this other terrible to reflect, and to remember. scene when a man who was seen to be presumably too pro—beijing, had some sort of accelerant poured
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on him and then a more hardcore activist has set that on fire, and scenes on the internet, shocking scenes of a man on fire just because of having a political argument. it has shocked a lot of people in the city. these are the scenes now, the police are sort of asking people the first two—minute silence what they are doing here, they are checking people's ids, making arrests. was introduced by king george v. thousands packed onto whitehall after he said the country should stop to honour those this is going on all who never came home. over the city tonight. the silence remains at the centre these little sort of disputes of remembrance a century later. where the police start but in 2019, the royal british legion didn't just ask for a pause and a silence. clashing with protesters, protesters these days are not likely to have these sort of running street it said we should all mute our battles so much with the police. they want to get away phones, switch off tvs and close our laptops to honour from the police. those who defended our freedoms and way of life. so when these riot daniela relph, bbc news. teams come in, often the protesters are running. here we have the police kind ofjust mopping this up. 6,000 baby turtles you can see they have have been released some people there, into the peruvian amazon river. they're questioning them, we don't know what for.
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certainly, the barfor arresting people is much lower than it used to be. the aim is to boost the population perhaps there is a view on the part of the yellow spotted of the police that if they arrest river turtle which is vulnerable to both poachers and enough people it will take the heat other human activity. out of this movement. according to local media, thousands of eggs were incubated by peruvian environmental now it's time for a look authorities starting in august to carry out the massive release. at the weather with matt taylor. river level and the prospect of further funding will be closely monitored throughout this coming week. still got the jet stream now it's time for a to the south at the moment, firing look at the weather. across the atlantic, separating mild we can cross air to the south and the colder air. the newsroom to matt taylor. we are sitting in the colder air and this is where you tend to find areas of low pressure. one through today into tomorrow a lot of areas watching very gradually pulling away. our next one of concern nervously. very good afternoon, and is one that pushes in through wednesday into thursday. it is exactly where those weather there's more rain to come, although fronts lie that will be crucial to also some drier moments in the next whether we see more flooding later this week. few days, but don't stop watching we will keep you the forecast because the wet weather updated on that one. either way, it will be a week is never far away. a where we continue to see the forecast because the wet weather is neverfar away. a lot the forecast because the wet weather is never far away. a lot of showers around at the moment, across further rain at times, cold enough for that northern and western areas, over the to turn to snow over the hills. quite windy and cold, as it is today likes of north—west england and with winds close to 40, 50 western in particular, very windy in mph across gusts in these western areas, feeding in plentiful amounts the north—west, as well. a cold feel of showers. most prolonged for south—west
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scotland, into north west out there, and a noticeable england. in areas unwelcome, southern windshield in the breeze. in parts of the pennines, tonight, the showers keep going, and heavy showers continue. this evening the journey home from work, the most lengthy burst of rain past temperatures are pretty chilly. 0nly around highs of eight celsius. northern ireland, north—west england and north wales by the end of the night. clear skies, southern cold tonight but windy. showers continue england, there could be a frosty across western areas. start to tuesday morning, but even turning to longer here, a few showers through the day. ones across northern ireland, north—west england, showers are possible just about north west midlands and north wales. the drier sports likely anywhere but overall, fewer showers to be east anglia and the south—east and the central belt of scotland. around and we have seen through it is these areas most prone to some frost today, still windy, though. 50—60 tomorrow morning. tuesday, most prolonged showers for north wales, midlands drifting southwards. mph, and stilla cloudy across the south, today, still windy, though. 50—60 mph, and still a cold feel with brighter afternoon temperatures in single figures. keep for north west england, southern scotland, northern ireland compared with today. an eye on the forecast, though. a just a few showers dotted around. longer spell possible in the flood wintry over higher ground and temperatures struggling. affected areas of england and wales, things turning dryerfor a time and we will have more on that in for tuesday into wednesday as half an hour. the low pressure pushes away. chance for river levels to drop a bit. bright, cold, frosty start for wednesday. during the day we see rain spread into northern ireland, wales and the south—west. could turn to snow
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over higher ground. wednesday into thursday the weather front pivots around, exactly where that is will be crucial because it could be over the saturated areas of wales and the midlands and potentially into thursday getting very close to the north west of england and lincolnshire. it's one to watch. things could change. with severe flood warning still in place, the potential for more. keep up—to—date with the latest weather warnings and flood warning details on the bbc weather website. this is bbc news — our latest headlines. nigel farage has said the brexit party won't stand against prospective conservative mps in hundreds of parliamentary seats currently held by the tories in next months election. speaking at a brexit party rally he said it had been a difficult decision:
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the brexit party will not contest the 317 seats the conservatives won at the last election. hello, you're watching afternoon live — i'm simon mccoy. today at 3: but what we will do is concentrate our total effort into all of the seats that are held by the labour party. a boost for boris johnson a chinese firm has confirmed — as nigel farage gives in to pressure in principle — a deal from fellow brexiteers and says his brexit party will not to buy british steel. the move could save stand in tory seats. up to 4,000 jobs. the brexit party will not contest the manufacturer had been kept the 317 seats the conservatives won running by the government, at the last election. since its liquidation. but what we will do is concentrate our total effort into all of the seats that are held authorities warn flooding around south yorkshire's river don will continue — with more than two inches by the labour party. of rain forecast today. five severe flood warnings — meaning a threat to life, remain in place. the two largest parties chinese firm, jingye, confirms are marking armistice day a deal to buy british steel, by promising measures to support promising to offerjobs to as many of its 4000 workers as possible. military personnel and veterans. authorities warn flooding around south yorkshire's river don will continue, with more than two sport now on afternoon live inches of rain forecast today. with sarah — and once again five severe flood warnings, meaning we're talking about var — a threat to life, remain in place. is anyone happy with it?
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coming up on afternoon live, all the sport. yes, it is like groundhog day at the . how big was liverpool's wins moment with var in the premier league. they say it is a work in against manchester city yesterday? i will have lots more in the premier progress, they have given it a rating of seven out of ten. league title race later. matz, the weather and the water. river levels and flooding on mines throughout the week with more rain in the forecast. i will tell you where the wet spots will be in the next half hour. those are the words music: the last post. of the man charged with the implentation of the system. a brave man really is neil swarbrick — remembering those who died in two when you consider a lot of the frustrations being felt about it. world wars and all conflicts pep guardiola made it pretty clear since exactly 100 years what he thought of it after the first two—minute yesterday at anfield — silence was held. and it has been confirmed in the last hour that he won't face any action from the football association for his actions. let's hear from swarbrick now — who told us that it could take 2 or 3 years before they are completely happy with how var is used. we have been at this
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nearly three years now, and obviously we have officiated 70 games in the league cup, fa cup, for the last two seasons, hello, everyone, this trying to get experience, is afternoon live. but that is nothing like doing 10 premier league games every weekend, the leader of the brexit party, nigel farage, we realise that, and we know has abandoned his plans to field we will be scrutinised more than 600 candidates in next and there will be people looking at our every move, month's general election. but the position i'm in, in what's being seen as a boost i'm comfortable with where we are. for the conservatives, mr farage said his party would not i've no doubt there is room contest the 317 seats won for improvement, in terms by the tories in 2017. of speed we will get there, but it has been a good he said he had "no great love" work in progress for me. for the conservatives, not an easy task is it? but giving borisjohnson "half he also mentioned looking at other a chance" would prevent another sports who use technology, they have referendum from being held. in response, borisjohnson says had yea rs sports who use technology, they have had years to evolve their technology, he says. the complete he has "absolutely not" done a deal with nigel farage, interview is at 630. but did welcome the decision. let's listen to that announcement a little earlierfrom nigel farage. sarah, it's ridiculously early in the season to be saying the premier league title is liverpool's to lose — but that i weighed up boris's promises, and is he going to stick seems to be the consensus. no celebrations yet — to them, against the threat, that's according to liverpool defender virgil van djik after they went 8 points clear at the top of the table. particularly in the south it's only november — there's 26 games to go — and the south—west, not getting carried away yet — that we let in a lot
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of remainer liberal democrat mps. even if the manager of their main rivals manchester city — the team they beat yesterday — the reason i was quiet is i waited pep guardiola says they are the best team in the world right now. until last night to decide, and i'll tell you now exactly 0ne loss in 51 league games for liverpool, a remarkable run. what we are going to do. they are brimming with confidence the brexit party will not contest and self belief. the 317 seats the conservatives won can city still win the league at the last election. with now being 9 points behind? former captain vincent kompany still thinks they can. but what we will do they have been crowned champions twice now, is concentrate our total effort back to back, and i don't see into all of the seats that are held why the game yesterday by the labour party who have would give them any doubt. completely broken their manifesto pledge in 2017 to respect the result if i was in the dressing room of the referendum, and we will yesterday i would be thinking also take on the rest we created a lot of chances of the remainer parties. we will stand up and fight them all. against a very strong liverpool, more chances than in previous years when we went to anfield, and nine points is something jeremy corbyn has taken to twitter you can overcome. with a busy winter period coming, to give his reaction... i would still believe. the premier leaugue is now on it's international break —
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and there's bad news for scotland — the leeds united captain liam cooper has been forced to withdraw back now to our political correspondent, alex forsyth, from the squad for their upcoming in the west midlands. euro 2020 qualifiers. he suffered a muscle tear in his groin, during leeds' win over blackburn on saturday. scotland cannot qualify from their group but they may make it to the finals through a nations league play—off. this was where borisjohnson was they're away to cyprus on saturday, then host kazakhstan three days later. meeting veterans, trying to push his ellen white is one of four policies to help military personnel and veterans went the news came players who will be missing through a bit nigel farage's decision to withdraw from 300 or so from the england squad for tomorrow's friendly against the czech republic. conservative seats. she scored in their defeat to germany on saturday — her first international match since her return from a knee injury — but she'll be rested tomorrow, along with captain steph houghton. that means for those of the seats he alex greenwood and jodie taylor will not have to outbreaks at the will are out with injury. england have lost five brexit party but that means they will only hold onto the seats they have, will they gain many more? it of their last seven matches. will not do much harm in those areas hollie arnold has retained her f46 javenlin title but borisjohnson was asked if he at the world para athletics championships in dubai. had done a deal with nigel farage in fact, she won it for and this is what he said. the fourth time in a row. that really laid down a marker,
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absolutely not. as she builds up to next year's but what i can say is i'm glad paralympics, where she'll also be there is a recognition the defending champion. that there is only one way to get stefanos tsitsipas won his brexit done and that is to vote for opening match at the atp finals by edging out fellow debutant us and vote for the conservatives. daniil medvedev at and we have a fantastic the 02 arena in london. plan for this country, we are spending much more on health, education, investing in police, the 21 year old from greece beat the russian 7—6 6—4 — with there being just one break of serve in the match. it was also sitsipas' the problem is nigel farage is still first win over medvedev. standing in the midlands and north world number one rafael nadal plays defending and labour held areas where boris champion alexander zverev later on monday in the same group. johnson needs to make some inroads that's all the sport for now. if he is to get the majority he saw once. there is still the possibility in those areas at the brexit vote is split. nigel farage consistently said he thinks his party will take more votes from labour than the conservatives but not everyone agrees. there is a risk in being now on afternoon live — let's go nationwide — seen agrees. there is a risk in being and see what's happening around seen to prop up the conservatives in the country — in our daily visit some areas nigel farage might to the bbc newsrooms around the uk. alienate traditional labour voters who perhaps might have been look north's harry gration is live in stainforth in south yorkshire otherwise considering his brexit for us this afternoon and will give party. this is a massively us the latest on the severe flooding unpredictable election, more so than that has affected parts of the county.
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most, so it's hard to work out what in 0xford we have south today's katharine da costa who will be the consequences of this decision telling us about a pioneering new treatment for the neurological aren't so while it might help condition huntington's disease that conservatives hold seats they have three patients from the region are among the first it might not be such a boost that in the world to receive. you would think in the areas where first to harry. they have to win. what are you up to? there is a lot throughout the election campaign we'll be putting your questions of misery down here because of so to all of the main parties. many houses being flooded and what today at 5.30, we'll be joined by the deputy leader of the liberal democrats, that means just before christmas, of sir ed davey. course, but this is the antidote, so if you have anything you want have a look at this. 40 tonnes of to ask, please do get in touch, using the contact details on screen, and we'll put those provisions ranging from bedding to questions to him. and throughout the election children's toys, to cleaning campaign, we will be looking closely materials, to food, it has just at the places where the final result could be won and lost, poured into the resource centre here and asking people in those places what questions they may have. tomorrow, we will be reporting in stainforth since saturday. the from bishop auckland in county durham, all day, lady i want to say hello to is on tv, radio and online. the liberal democrats are planning to file proceedings janet. she is hiding because she has at the high court for a judicial been here now three days and you review on itv‘s decision should go home and get some kip. i'm to exclude remain from their going now. there's another lady i general election debate. wa nt to going now. there's another lady i want to introduce you to, iris, tell
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us about stainforth. it has always had a bad name and people are always they said it was too early whether ready to slug it off, and i worked they would also challenge the bbc or here on wednesday and there were 20, their plans for a straight debate between jeremy corbyn their plans for a straight debate betweenjeremy corbyn and boris 30 people, sorting out food and johnson. right now most voters see bedding. i was amazed and i turned brexit as the central issue of this election. people know more about around and said i thought stainforth where they stand on brexit than for had got no community spirit. it is which party they will vote for. so all here. it is amazing. it has been it is vital for our democracy to amazing. 40 tonnes of donations and have both sides of the brexit debate you are a town councillor so you can represented at the top table of the sit down there, iris. another side to the story, i was in bentley on leaders' debates. itv's current friday and one lady has had a double proposal fundamentally disrespects the many millions of people who whammy, in 2007 she was flooded and then again this time, and we had a strongly support remaining in the european union. it ignores their quick word with her. laughter concerns, they are right to question and to be represented. both boris jesus, i did not realise how bad it johnson and jeremy corbyn want was, idid jesus, i did not realise how bad it was, i did not realise the extent britain to leave the eu. itv's until ijust was, i did not realise the extent until i just put was, i did not realise the extent until ijust put my foot through it,
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proposal has no place for remain at but, yeah... that is going to have the top table despite this being the to be ripped out and redone. strongly held view of many millions totally. even the stuff that looks of both voters and viewers. in an as though it is ok has been damaged? independent unit of poll the british oh god, sorry... it is devastating. public bike 221 think itv should have invited jo swinson to take part _by have invited jo swinson to take part anyway, yeah, we willjust crack on —— bya and repair everything. sorry. have invited jo swinson to take part —— by a majority of two to one. we wa nt —— by a majority of two to one. we anyway, yeah, we willjust crack on and repair everything. sorrym this worse than 12 years ago?m want our democracy to remain fair and balanced and we are legally and repair everything. sorrym this worse than 12 years ago? it is the same old, same, water damage, challenging itv to do the right, fairand challenging itv to do the right, fair and balanced thing. andl the same old, same, water damage, and i don't remember having that la st and i don't remember having that our correspondent nick last time. absolutely heartbreaking, eardly is at the royal courts ofjustice. how bad are things there? they are it is certainly that you're ramping up it is certainly that you're ramping up of the argument over at these very bad, a small village called debates. you heard the basic case fish late, only one mile from here, that she made here a few minutes but you can only get their by doing ago, they've gone to hand in the a26 but you can only get their by doing official documents to the court. a 26 mile diversion and i went there they argue if you have borisjohnson during the course of the afternoon
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and jeremy corbyn head to head the and we needed a land rover to get over there because the water is so remain voice will not be properly deep and there are just a few cards which can navigate that kind of heard. essentially, they think that's doing a disservice to the depth of water. —— cars. there are electorate. they looked at 0fcom's people who are refusing to leave rules and decide that they have a even though the local council say chance of pushing through a judicial they should leave for their own review which would say this is not safety, but they say they are there homes and they are staying there. representing all the different shades of opinion when it comes to they say it is their decision to brexit and not giving the public the stay, so the determination is there full picture when it comes to the and you have just seen what election, so they think they've got sta i nfo rth and you have just seen what stainforth is all about, community a decent prospect. the itv debate is spirit second to none in south supposed to be next tuesday so they yorkshire. always the worst events will try and make that they have a that bring out the best. very much. chance of pushing through a judicial review which would say this is not representing all the different shades of opinion when it comes to that is the case. i was in a bentley brexit and not giving the public the full picture when it comes to the on friday and i noticed that it did election, so they think they've got a decent prospect. the itv debate is start, people said, we have got to supposed to be next tuesday so they get on with life, people said you will try and make this happen pretty quickly. she would not quite be can come and stay with us overnight drawn on whether they will do the and that is what has been happening same thing when it comes to the bbc. here in stainforth as well, it will there is a process to go through first where they will complain about continue, there is more rain to come not being in that december debate late in the week, but our fingers between jeremy corbyn not being in that december debate betweenjeremy corbyn and boris johnson on the bbc and try and get and everything else is crossed that
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them to change their decision but potentially another legal challenge they will be no more flooding on that one as well. it is difficult because what law because these folk have had enough. will they be talking about? i'm sure. harry, thanks. now we are it isa will they be talking about? it is a judicial review so the idea is you say the bodies are not following their own rules as set out by 0fcom. there is no guarantee it will be successful, the lib dems talking about huntington's disease. think they have a decent chance, others think it's less than likely katharine, this is potentially a very exciting because they have been invited to development, isn't it? ta ke because they have been invited to take part in other debates. the bbc scientists are going to see if this is holding a debate between a number new drug can slow down the condition of different parties, likewise, itv of huntington's disease. it is a are saying it will have a multiparty debate at some point which would of terrible condition, it is like course include the lib dems as well. alzheimer's disease and motor some of this is political as well, neurone disease combined into one, jo swinson saying i am a candidate there is no cure, and it is to be prime minister as well, i inherited from your parents and children have a 50—50 chance of should be at the top table with getting it. earlieri borisjohnson should be at the top table with boris johnson and jeremy corbyn. children have a 50—50 chance of getting it. earlier i met a should be at the top table with borisjohnson and jeremy corbyn. but it's not just 39—year—old from milton keynes and borisjohnson and jeremy corbyn. but it's notjust the lib dems that are he was diagnosed a year ago, just unhappy, the snp have been few days weeks after his mother died from the they are not part of it, they were condition. five of his aunts and of course the third party in the u ncles condition. five of his aunts and uncles have also had it, and danny
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last house of commons. the row over has five children of his own, and he wa nted has five children of his own, and he wanted tojoin these debates will continue. at the has five children of his own, and he wanted to join the trial to potentially help them and others. moment the broadcasters are not budging. thank you. wanted to join the trial to potentially help them and othersm my family the huntington's comes it's been confirmed that around the late 405, my british steel is to be bought my family the huntington's come5 around the late 405, my mum wa5 by china's jingye group, quite early, late 405, but normally saving up to 4,000 jobs. 505 and 605, so it is now starting the chinese manufacturer has agreed, in principle, when i'm 39, so that was a bit of a 5hock. but now being on this trial, to buy the company for £70 million, securing the future of plants in scunthorpe and teesside. finally, some hope, because there ha5 finally, some hope, because there has never been any hope before, it ha5 has never been any hope before, it has always been a bit of a death jingye says it will invest sentence. thi5 1.2 billion over ten years, has always been a bit of a death sentence. this is amazing. whether and plans to makejob offers to as many employees as possible. or not it works, at least it british steel had been kept actually gives people hope. how does running by the government the trial work? the two-year study since going into administration in may. colletta smith is at the british steel plant in scunthorpe. asigh of will recruit huntington's disease patients from around the world and a sigh of relief for many families? it builds on a smaller try which huge sigh of relief. after months of focused on 46 patients, some will get a placebo and others will be uncertainty huge sigh of relief. after months of u ncerta i nty after huge sigh of relief. after months of uncertainty after they went into given an experimental treatment liquidation, staff were unsure which is injected into their spinal whether they would keep theirjobs
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fluid which is injected into their spinal flu id every which is injected into their spinal fluid every two months. the idea is in the long term. the government kept the plant running in the that the drug stops or reduces the meantime. the furnaces have been growth of a toxic protein in the brain cells which causes the kept burning here thanks to the disease. it has been shown to work government and the official receiver in the smaller group and now keeping the plant in operation in scientists need to prove it can work ona scientists need to prove it can work on a larger scale, and if it doesn't hopes of receiving bids and a buyer scientists say it will be a major coming through. 0ver breakthrough and could lead to new hopes of receiving bids and a buyer coming through. over the summer it was thought a turkish company were treatments, not only for going to buy the firm yet that fell huntington's disease but also similar genetic conditions that through last month. yet more affect patients balance and movement uncertainty for staff, but today we and ultimately give thousands of people a better quality of life. had official confirmation that, yes, thanks forjoining us. it is really the chinese firm jingye are going to put forward an official offer. that still has to be agreed and approved important, harry, for regional news programmes to go to these areas and by official regulators but it looks like that deal will go through and a you are presenting the programme massive sigh of relief for the from there tonight? yes, we are, and workforce. the gmb have maintained all along i suspect i will be out here that the steelworks needs to be bought by steelmake rs, tomorrow, as well. i was out on not by investment bankers. we met with them at the end friday in bentley, and i think of september and we were excited people look to us as they do to the about their enthusiasm and their commitment to steel— making here. so what we do know is that there media outlets of the bbc to get the is a genuine commitment to continue story of what is happening, and i love the way that people react. they
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steel— making in scu nthorpe treat you as a normal person which for years to come. is what we are, but they tell it to you straight, no messing about, no as that was implying, they are a mark talked, they tell it to you straight. harry, thanks forjoining chinese steel maker so this is not an investment company and workers us. if you would like to see more on have accused previous company owners of taking what the company was worth and not investing in the plant. any of those stories, you can access we've already heard from jingye to them through the bbc iplayer and a see that they will invest in the reminder we go nationwide every plant, they want to expand weekday afternoon at 430 here on production. great news for the 3000 afternoon live. staff year, 1000 more in teesside and more further afield. there are more than 20,000 jobs in the indirect supply chain, lots of other companies around here and further afield in the uk will also be let's return now to that news that nigel farage's brexit party will not be contesting more than 300 relieved. and yetjingye have said conservative—held seats at the general election. in their official statement they are scotland's first minister, the snp leader nicola sturgeon, going to be making offers to as many has given her reaction — she said it was proof staff as they can, so that does not that the conservative party was effectively becoming the brexit party. necessarily say all workers that she was speaking on the campaign trail at a community
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centre in aberdeen. currently a re necessarily say all workers that currently are employed will remain let's have a listen: in their posts but that's something today's announcement proves that borisjohnson today's announcement proves that boris johnson and nigel today's announcement proves that borisjohnson and nigel farage are unions will be fighting very hard joined at the hip, and any form of for and you would imagine the brexit that is acceptable to nigel farage is going to be deeply government and official receivers we re government and official receivers damaging to scotland and i suspect were working hard for in this deal, at least in the short term. the that there are many traditional tory long—term future, as anything in the voters in scotland and across the uk steel industry, it depends on the that are appalled to find that the price of global steel. 0ne steel industry, it depends on the party is effectively becoming the price of global steel. one third of brexit party, and if you vote tory, the uk's steel production comes from you get the brexit party and its this plant in scunthorpe, and that view of the world, that is not what future is certainly secure for now. scotla nd view of the world, that is not what scotland needs. i don't believe it is what the vast majority of people lots of people watching might wonder in scotland want but it underlines why when the biggest threat to the view that if we don't take our british steel across the country was future into our own hands that future into our own hands that chinese imports, why the chinese future will be dictated by nigel farage and boris johnson company would get involved but of future will be dictated by nigel farage and borisjohnson and an increasingly extreme right—wing conservative party. nigel farage course the steel they make is rather specialist. said they would be targeting labour this chinese company has only been seats, what will that mean for the in production for 20 years and over snp? the vast majority of people in the past decade chinese companies have been flooding the global steel scotla nd snp? the vast majority of people in scotland voted to remain and the market with cheaper steel. the steel vast majority oppose brexit and they they make here is much stronger and what they call long steel oppose a brexit which nigel farage would think is acceptable but even
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production, for things like railway people who voted for brexit, i think they would be appalled at the idea tracks and long wires used within that nigel farage with his extreme the industrial process. that's not right—wing views is trying to wield something the chinese company themselves already do in china so influence in the future of scotland they say it's complementary to buy and it crystallises the point, this this company, this will be a new is undoubtedly the most important production line for them. as you election we face in a long time, the say, china has been the biggest future of the country is at stake competition for the company for the and unless in scotland we take the past decade or so so kind of ironic future of the country into our own hands we are going to find that it things have turned on its head and now we have a chinese company buying is borisjohnson hands we are going to find that it is boris johnson and hands we are going to find that it is borisjohnson and nigel farage such an iconic british firm. that determine what kind of country scotla nd that determine what kind of country scotland is in the future and i don't believe the vast majority of people want that to happen. thank you. you're watching afternoon live, that was nicola sturgeon. these are our headlines: in a boost for borisjohnson nigel in a moment we have the latest business news. farage says the brexit party first a look at the headlines on afternoon live. will not field candidates in any of the seats won in a boost for borisjohnson — by the tories in 2017. nigel farage says the brexit party a chinese firm has confirmed will not field candidates in any in principle a deal of the seats won to buy british steel, saving up to 4,000 jobs. by the tories in 2017. a chinese firm has confirmed 0nce in principle a deal to buy british steel — saving up to 4,000 jobs. more misery forecast — more misery forecast, as rain is set to hit parts as rain is set to hit parts of yorkshire and the midlands of yorkshire and the midlands already suffering from already suffering from the effects of flooding. the effects of flooding.
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in sport, a statement win over manchester city, liverpool are nine points clear of them in the premier here's your business headlines on afternoon live. league after victory at anfield with as we've been hearing, the international break coming up. its been confirmed that british steel is to be bought by china'sjingye group for £70m, bad news for scotland as leeds subject to approval. united captain liam cooper has the government, it is understood withdrawn from the squad through is providing some financial support, including loan guarantees. injury for their qualifiers against cyprus and kazakhstan. 0n cyprus and kazakhstan. on day two of the atp finals in the economy has avoided london daniil medvedev is taking on recession after expanding 0.3% in the three months to the end of september. however, growth has lost momentum over the last year — his greek opponent, who hasjust with output up just 1% in the year to the third quarter, london daniil medvedev is taking on his greek opponent, who has just won the first set on tie—break. you can the weakest expansion in the aftermath of the financial crisis. follow that on bbc two right now. i will have more on those stories just after half past. two cannabis—based medicines, used to treat epilepsy the uk economy recovered and multiple sclerosis, have been approved for use by the nhs in england. charities have welcomed the move, in the third quarter of the year, although some campaigners who have been fighting for access to the drugs have said it growing by 0.3% to does not go far enough. reverse a contraction earlier in the year. but the growth was modest and the figures showed economy has
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slowed to its lowest rate in almost a decade. here's our economics correspondent andy verity. in peterborough, this is the biggest tyre distribution centre in the country. it is the sort of service business the predictions were 0.4% growth, which does well when consumers are not ready to invest in a new car but are ready to buy new tires but it is only 0.3%, but this is to keep the old motor going. in the third quarter of the year, positive news because otherwise it would have been a recession? we have that pattern was repeated across the economy. services business picking up but weak investment not helped by brexit uncertainty. expanded as a economy, film and tv it makes it difficult to plan has been the brightest spot, would for the future in terms of our cost you believe? i would believe that base and what sell out price we need because they are buying studios over to make the money that the company needs to return. here. yes, this has been great news but also in terms of planning investment for the future, for the british economy so maybe it makes it harder to put that plan thatis for the british economy so maybe that is our future, we will be full in place in a way of creative industries. you and me that you can rely on. you can see on this chart, the most recent figures are not as bad as the ones before, in the crown, i can see that. other and it means we have avoided the technical parts of the economy have not been definition of recession, where you have two quarters doing that well. manufacturing, some of negative economic growth. but if you look back over the past of that is brexit related, year, according to the office stockpiling and exporting ahead of for national statistics, expected deadlines, and things have it is actually the weakest growth we've had since to get adjusted. when that does not the beginning of 2010. happen. but if you strip away the
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in this election campaign, the government is portraying noise and you look at the underlying it as a bounce back. trend, it is not looking great. but in a global context, there is a lot of noise around, it is a strong number. because we are in the election if you look at what has been period and we still have the b word happening with some of our biggest which i'm not going to use. it is competitors around the world, germany, italy and france, we are growing faster than most not just about us, which i'm not going to use. it is notjust about us, we like to think of our 67 competitors, that we are an island and no one and of course we are exposed to what happens across the world, else matters, but it does when you look at the rest of the globe, but the biggest issue right here in our own economy, growth is not doing great by any the big domestic issue, means, so we have these chinese us is the uncertainty. to opposition parties, trade tensions and we have the euro the ongoing weakness of the economy zone slowing down and these are our suggests a slow puncture customers and if they are not buying which could spell trouble down the road. that much, we are going to suffer to everything we predicted some degree. in some ways it is a is coming unfortunately true. surprise we are not doing even two problems, one is nine years of austerity, lack worse. let's get market reaction on of investment in the economy. every reputable economist advised this. joining us now isjeremy against this policy and yet the government still pursued it. stretch, head of currency second, the complete at cibc world markets. mismanagement of brexit. and it has produced an economy now where i thinkjobs are at risk. look more closely at the numbers good afternoon. those gdp numbers, and it is a mixed picture. the economy grew well injuly, but in august,
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the estimates suggest it shrank, they are no great surprise, but some and also contracted in september. productivity has ground alarm bells, not just they are no great surprise, but some alarm bells, notjust about what is going on right now but what we have to a halt and we can see that to look forward to? that is right, according to bdo's research, if you look at the quarterly number it wasjust a business confidence is now at zero. if you look at the quarterly number it was just a little bit if you look at the quarterly number it wasjust a little bit below expectations but if you look at the monthly serious, that is consecutive so it is not a good picture at all, no matter what kind of spin the tories try to put on this, this is a terrible picture declines, and it remains weak, of wilful mismanagement, partly a function of the b word but and it is affecting people also the other global trade in their homes and it is affecting tensions, and so this does not look people's livelihoods. it is notjust that the economy that good as we contemplate the is growing slowly, international level of activity in the fourth investors are losing confidence in the british economy, based quarter with the uk also being on borisjohnson's brexit plans. remarkably relied on consumption and if footfall in shopping centres is anything to go by at the start of there was one way that brexit the quarterback does not look very uncertainty helped the economy. encouraging either. —— at the it meant a weak pound, which made uk goods cheaper for foreign buyers. quarter and that does not look very exports, notably of cars, were up. encouraging. we are going to hear but whether this economic pickup is sustained will depend very much more about employment tomorrow, a on the political road ahead. busy week for economic stats, how andy verity, bbc news. much weight is the market putting on those? this is one of the brighter the british founder of the white helmets civil defence spots of the uk economy, remarkable organisation in syria,
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james le mesurier, has been found dead outside his office in istanbul. resilience, the labour market, we are seeing employment at record a volunteer told the bbc highs but of course employment is a that his body was found in the early hours in the street in front lagging indicator so the deceleration we have seen in the uk of the current office used by may day rescue, and also globally in the last few the parent organisation of months may well soon start to be the white helmets. reflected in the data so that is his body was found by a member of staff of the local something to really monitor as well mosque who alerted police. there has been no official word as looking at the earnings growth on the cause of death. because that is one of the brighter 0ur correspondent spots of the economy, earnings are caroline hawley is here. going above inflation and that means those in work have a bit more money details are scant at the moment? we in their pockets. we have not quite really do not know the exact got up to the level when we were at circumstances of his death. some security sources are talking to the turkish media and suggesting it may precrisis, though. indeed. we have have been suicide, he may have fallen from a balcony but we really do not know. he had a lot of seen precrisis, though. indeed. we have seen sterling bounce today? sterling enemies, certainly the russians and is the best performing currency today, it has reflected the news pro—regime groups did not like him. the russians named him two days ago regarding the brexit party standing in fewer seats than expected, so that has increased the market's as an m16 agent. they said he had connections to assumption of the probability of a terrorist groups dating back to when conservative election victory,
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he was supposed to have served in reducing the fears about political kosovo. there has been a vicious uncertainty being extended through christmas and into the new year, so online campaign against him in one that has encouraged many stocks to of that put them under stress. because have a lift, but sterling gains do compromise those earnings, on the he has so many enemies it led to ftse. rolls-royce, another when you some speculation foul play could be have been looking at? once again bad involved. the area where his body news in terms of the aero engines, was found has been taped off and a they are still causing problems and they are still causing problems and police investigation is under way. they will cause the company to have explain the role of the white a one write—down in the region of {1.4 a one write—down in the region of £1.4 billion against their profits, helmets and why they were and that underlines the difficulties the company have had in terms of the controversial. the white helmets were founded by design of this particular engine. james le mesurier and others in jeremy, always good to have you here, thanks forjoining us.l 2014. they operate in a rebel held areas and any of our viewers will gentle walk through the numbers. have seen them in action in those images from syria of men in white yes, the gdp figure is not quite what they were hoping for, but on helmets rushing frantically into the other hand, trade tensions flattened buildings and trying to around the world still. the markets retrieve bodies and rescue survivors. that is their work, they
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do it ona survivors. that is their work, they do it on a pretty daily basis. they are feeling a bit gloomy at the also post videos of the work they start of the week, and part of the reason we have the negative finish are doing and those behind the for the ftse100, sterling goes up aerial bombardment, the russians and in the ftse100 intends to for the ftse100, sterling goes up in the ftse 100 intends to go down regime forces, do not like that. because a lot of those companies earn money overseas and then bring a british army officer at one stage, it back on when you convert it to what do we know about him the stronger pound is not good news, so the stronger pound is not good news, so that is why you get the seesaw personally? he is in his 40s, we know from his effect almost which we have got used to seeing over the last few years. friends and colleagues that she had but as we have heard we have jobs figures coming up tomorrow so much a big heart, he was very motivated more to talk about them. are you ona a big heart, he was very motivated on a humanitarian level. 0ne back tomorrow? unfortunately i am. a big heart, he was very motivated on a humanitarian level. one of his friends said he thought the structure of the white helmets which good news! he helped found and also helped fund, train and equip, the structure of the group was strong and it would carry on. a big hole had been left. at eleven o'clock this morning, the uk fell silent 0ne friend said he was one of the to remember those who died in two world wars and all few people who left a humanitarian conflicts since then. footprint in the country. it is exactly one hundred years since the first two—minute silence a big legacy there. was held to commemorate the 15 million military lots of shock amongst his friends. personnel and civilians who died in world war one. daniela relph reports.
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shock and sadness and the white helmets have said syrians will last post plays a lwa ys the national memorial arboretum helmets have said syrians will always remember his humanitarian in staffordshire, where remembrance work. the that seve and rescue happens daily all year round. but today is different. thousands upon thousands of syrian honouring the armistice, civilians. —— they did rescue thousands and thousands. those lost and those saved, marked with a service more rain is set to hit parts of remembrance, and then silence. of yorkshire and the midlands already suffering from the effects of flooding. the environment agency has 0n the 11th november 1919, issued dozens of flood warnings across the country, including five severe warnings the first two—minute on the river don in south yorkshire. many homes have flooded silence was observed. in fishlake near doncaster, while hundreds more properties have been evacuated. military helicopters have also been 100 years on, wherever you are, used to help flood defences. it remains a moment to stop, luxmy gopal reports. a community cut off. to reflect, and to remember. the only way to get around some parts of fishlake is by tractor. 0r boat. even the emergency services have had to abandon the odd vehicle. a few miles upstream along the river don, the town of bentley called in the military. the raf chinook was dropping tonnes of aggregate to shore up flood defences until the early hours of this morning. the first two—minute silence
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in fishlake at 11 o'clock, was introduced by king george v. people had gathered for remembrance outside the church where some flooded residents had thousands packed onto whitehall been sleeping overnight. after he said the country should claire holling is lucky. stop to honour those who never came home. she has a relative to stay with, the silence remains at the centre but she's been away from her own home for days. of remembrance a century later. but in 2019, the royal british just emotional. it's how i can describe it. my elder daughter and son,i haven't legion didn't just ask seen them, they haven't been able for a pause and a silence. it said we should all mute our to get in to see us, so when i speak to them, they are upset as well. phones, switch off tvs some villagers are angry at the local authorities. they haven't been very helpful and close our laptops to honour those who defended our and now what they are saying freedoms and way of life. is if we don't evacuate daniela relph, bbc news. they won't give us any help, but we don't want to evacuate. we've got pets at home and there have also been looters going around so people are concerned. south yorkshire police says it's had no reports of looting that is just about it for this and is carrying out round—the—clock patrols to reassure residents. this local farmer remembers when it afternoon. flooded this badly 12 years ago. he says not enough was done 6,000 baby turtles to stop it happening again. have been released they haven't done a lot, have they? into the peruvian amazon river. the aim is to boost the population of the yellow spotted river turtle which is vulnerable to both poachers and other human activity. they've raised it a little bit according to local media, where they've took levels on top thousands of eggs were incubated
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of the bank and put a bit of soil by peruvian environmental authorities starting in august to carry out the massive release. on top, but nowhere near enough. but the environment agency says it isn't that straightforward. we will, obviously, as we always do, review what's happened in this event, talk to our partners, now it's time for a look look at our investment plans and see what more we might need at the weather with matt taylor. to do in the future. the water levels have dropped the prospect of further flooding a lot but with more rain will continue to be closely forecast later this week, monitored throughout it will be a while before the coming week. people can go back home. luxmy gopal, bbc news, fishlake. we are in the middle of the time for a look at the weather. slipstream at the moment. mild air to the south it's not looking good, is it? more rain around at the moment and and we are sitting in the colder air more rain to come. we may see a brief respite with river levels and it's where we find areas dropping a bit but we are not out of the woods by any means. let me show of low pressure. you the flood warning map and lunchtime earlier showing the extent of d efa u lt lunchtime earlier showing the extent of default alerts. those are the orange triangles, and the red ones the next one of concern pushes in through wednesday are the flood warnings. into thursday and this is exactly where the weather fronts lie
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which will be crucial the main thing to get from this is as to whether we see more flooding. we will keep you updated on this one, but either way we will have the area covered. these are the further rain at times, areas where the ground is completely cold enough to turn to snow over the hills and quite windy and cold, saturated, ongoing flooding. that is winds getting close to 40, crucial to what could happen next. i 50 mph, in these western areas, feeding in plenty of showers, most prolong south—west scotland will show you the weather charts, and north—west england, certain areas of the pennines very active jet stream got big in particlar, too. temperature contrast in the united this evening the journey home from work pretty cold, states speeding up to jet stream, and a cold start to the night with temperatures around pushing southwards of us. it is on 4—8 for many. a cold theme but a windy one, the colder sides where you see areas showers continuing over western areas, turning into lengthier bursts over northern ireland, of low pressure. showers are a hit down in towards the north—west animist today. river levels may drop midlands and wales. habits, but by wednesday and thursday another weather system dry spots towards east anglia and the south—east and the central belt of scotland. these areas most prone to frost which could become stationary over tomorrow, but as for tuesday, these areas. snow as well. we are in prolonged showers in north wales and the midlands drifting south, so a cloudy day across the south, these areas. snow as well. we are in the colder air. we saw snow across bright afternoon in north—west wales and the midlands on saturday, england, compared to today. a few showers dotted around, wintry over the high ground on higher ground particularly. we and temperature struggling, 7—10 by the end of the afternoon. could see this team again which things will be drier tuesday stores up more rain water to go night into wednesday, low pressure pushing away,
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through the system. those areas i showed you where the flood warnings so a chance for the river levels are in place, not as where the weather front is aligned. the same to drop a bit, sort of area which is why we are and a bright cold start keeping a very close eye on things. to wednesday, but rain could turn the weather front will not produce to snow over the high ground once huge amounts of rain, gnashing that again and as we go through wednesday meant nothing unusual but because of the situation we are in —— nothing into thursday, unusual but the met office have the weather front pivots issued preliminary warnings because of the previous weather. within that as we go through wednesday area they have highlighted one area into thursday. where we've seen the worst of the this could be crucial. it is one to watch, things could change on that one footing so far, south yorkshire, but certainly with severe flood lincolnshire, derbyshire and warning still in force, nottinghamshire where there is the potentialfor more. chance we could see some very major keep up—to—date with all the latest on the bbc weather website. impacts again. 0nly chance we could see some very major impacts again. only a chance right now but these are the areas we are watching for wednesday into thursday. in the meantime, what about the rest? we will all see some rain. some drier moments and sunshine but it feels cold out there, certainly this
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afternoon and will continue to be so over the next few days. further rain to come. some snow around over the hills in particular. some snow showers this afternoon across the hills of scotland. this is the chart. northern and western scotland with frequent showers for north west england and the pennines and peak district. quite a chilly evening and story. winds fare blowing across western coasts and hills, 50 or 60 mph in exposed areas. blustery foremost. that adds to the wind chill. this evening temperatures only with fines of eight celsius and feeling cooler than that with the wind. showers across northern and today at 5 — a boost western areas through the night, for boris johnson in the general election. most frequently for western nigel farage gives in to pressure from fellow brexiteers scotland, north—west england and and says his brexit party will not north west wales. southern scotland, stand in tory held seats. east anglia and the southeast with
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drier weather. temperatures drop the brexit party will not contest before this year. the british chance the 317 seats the conservatives won of some frost and some ice to start at the last election. the day. sunshine and showers but what we will do is concentrate our total effort tomorrow just about anyone could see into all of the seats that are held showers. more for east anglia and by the labour party. the south—east. fewer across north—east england, western scotland we'll have the latest and northern ireland. for all it from our political correspondent who's travelling with mr farage will be a chilly day. winds touching on the campaign trail. the other main stories on bbc news at 5. 50 or 60 mph. here is the respite. a chinese firm confirms a rescue deal for british steel, low pressure pushes away, some buying it for £70 million showers for the eastern coast and and saving 4,000 jobs in scunthorpe and teeside. the west into wednesday. some fog it's been a big concern, hasn't it? around. a dry spell before late on wednesday we see more rain pushing through and as i showed you wednesday into thursday in the areas of greatest concern. notice the weather front pivoting, of greatest concern. notice the weatherfront pivoting, producing snow on the hills, the rain could last for a fair snow on the hills, the rain could lastforafaira snow on the hills, the rain could last for a fair a few hours in the midlands and lincolnshire, south yorkshire most likely. that weather front could be further north or
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further south by then so keep an eye on the forecast. with severe flood warning still in force right now there could be more over the coming days, that is all on the bbc weather website, as are the latest weather warnings. we will keep you updated right across the bbc, including here 01:30:19,618 --> 4294966103:13:29,430 on afternoon live.
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