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the harvey weinstein scandal deepens as he's publicly accused again of rape. the american actress rose mcgowan is the latest woman to come forward. here one of his office staff has spoken about the hollywood producer's reputation. i remember being frightened but i was also able to go "no", because i was also able to go "no", because i was prove warned that this sort of thing would happen. i think i was probably looking at how close it was to get to the door. as police investigations are launched in both the uk and the us — mr weinstein has denied all allegations of non—consensual sex. also this lunchtime. a warning from the european commission president who says the uk "will have to pay" if it wants brexit negotiations to progress to a future trade deal. 8,000 firefighters struggle to control the deadliest fires in california's history — more than 31 people have died with hundreds of people missing. thousands of homes have been raized to the ground —
only burned out cars and chimneys stacks remain. this is a mandatory evacuation. your presence here is not welcome if you are not a first responder. president trump is to announce a tougher stance on iran — which he's said is aimed at ending its "pursuit of death and destruction". inspired by children from the mumbai slums — manchester united'sjuan mata is calling on other footballers raise money for charity. coming up in the sport on bbc news, it is set to be the biggest reform in test cricket. the i cctv announces plans for a world—class championship and a one day international league.
-- -- the i cctv. good afternoon and welcome to the bbc news at one. more public figures have spoken out against the producer harvey weinstein in a sexual abuse scandal that's dominating hollywood. the actress rose mcgowan is the fourth person to allege she was raped by the influentialfilm producer. here, scotland yard say they are investigating a claim of sexual assault by mr weinstein on an actress in london back in the eighties. 0ur entertainment correspondent lizo mzimba reports. actress rose mcgowan has now said she too was raped by harvey weinstien in a sandal now affecting one of the world's biggest companies, amazon. in a series, tweets, rose mcgowan said publicly... the amazon head of
studio in question, roy price, is facing an accusation from a female producer, helewdly propositions her in 2015. in a statement, amazon said... weinstein's spokesperson says he denies al—gatwick expresses of non—son sensual contact. 0ver denies al—gatwick expresses of non—son sensual contact. over 20 women have spoken out about harvey weinstien including angelina jolie, gwyneth paltrow, carla tell vin, and heather graham. along with kate beckinsale. harvey weinstien has not been seen since abrief appearance earlier in the week. the only time he addressed the week. the only time he addressed the press over the situation. i'm not doing 0k. the press over the situation. i'm not doing ok. i got to get help,
guys. you know what, we all make mistakes, a second chance, i hope. 0ilster stone says he will pull out ofa 0ilster stone says he will pull out of a project, if the harvey weinstien company is involved but emphasised that he believes it is important that everyone involved in the allegations is treated fairly. if he broke a law, there will be a trial. i believe that a man should not be condemned by a vigilante system. so it's not easy what he is having going on either. an assist ant spoke out about her experiences. vaguely, i remember him being in the room. him trying to get me to come in to the other room. he said something about a massage, i remember being frightened but said no. i was pre—warned that this sort of thing could happen. i think i was looking at how close it was to get to the door. i remember the feeling
how scary that was, and what a powerful man he was. the metropolitan police is investigating him in london over an alleged incident in the 1980s. in the us, an investigation has been relaunched by the police. the president of the european commission says the brexit process will take ‘longer than initially thought‘, blaming delays on britain's failure to settle its financial obligations. jean—claude juncker went onto say that ‘britain has to pay‘ and, because that is yet to be resolved, the eu could not recommend moving onto the next stage of negotiations. in response, downing street said theresa may had made clear that the uk would honour its financial commitments. adam fleming is in brussels this lunchtime. what are we to make then of this latest statement, adam 7 what are we to make then of this latest statement, adam? well, jean—claude juncker is the latest statement, adam? well, jean—claudejuncker is the president of the european commission, the organisation behind me. and the part of the eu apparatus running the brexit talks on a day to day technical level. he is saying what
many are saying, is that the hold—up is to do with the uk acknowledging and specifying its financial obligations that arise as a result of brexit. jean—claude juncker was speaking to a group of students in his native luxembourg and explained it using the analogy of the pub.“ you are sitting in a bar, if you are ordering 28 beers, and suddenly, some of your colleagues are leaving, thatis some of your colleagues are leaving, that is not ok. that is not feasible. they have to pay. they have to pay. not in an impossible way, the europeans have to be grateful for so many things britain has brought to europe, during war after war, many things britain has brought to europe, during warafterwar, before and every time but now they have to p5y~ he discussed, and described the debate about the rights of eu nationals living in britain after
brexit and the british living in the eu after brexit as nonsense and felt it should have been sorted more quickly. so that decided the argument abouting with tough on britain, sticking to the timetable. a document of draft coninclusions will be put before eeu leaders next week, there were talks about that. but it strikes an optimistic note, saying that michel barnier, the eu chief negotiator and officials should start internal presentations amongst the eu to talk about trade. to move from the tricky divorce issues about money and citizens' rights on to the issue of trade, the future relationship and transition deal. we will find out what the eu leaders decide, as it is they who decide, that will be a week today. more than 30 people are now known to have died, with hundreds more still missing, in what's been recorded as the most lethal fire in california's history. thousands of firefighters have been called out to deal with more than 20 fires,
covering an area of almost 200,000 acres. 0ur correspondent richard lister has the latest. day five of the most lethal wildfires in california's history. at least 30 dead, more than 400 missing, almost 200,000 acres destroyed. whole communities erased, like this. the images are apocalyptic. comfortable neighbourhoods reduced to rubble and silence. all that remains in this part of santa rosa are ash—filled swimming pools and the charred wreckage of cars parked in double garages all now consumed by the flames. the destruction continues for street after street. pepe tomayo almost didn't escape. a rescue helicopter took his family, but there was no room for him. he was holding jessie up, he didn't want to leave his dad, and i could hear him yelling, "no, get in, it'll be ok." it took two more trips to find pepe. it was ugly.
it was close. it was really close. i called my daughter and i told her, "if i don't see you again, remember i love you." at least 20 fires are still raging. 8,000 firefighters are working around the clock to contain them. difficult, dangerous work. evacuation orders are in place, and there's a strong message for those who ignore them. your choice to stay, and there have been very few of them, is a distraction to ourfirst responders. you will not be given life safety support at this point. you are on your own. this is what awaits anyone hoping to ride it out — a hellish inferno consuming everything in its path, filling the air with choking black smoke. most did get out in time, but recovery teams are still searching the rubble for those who simply can't be found.
many of those killed are said to be elderly people for whom escape was more difficult. identification is going to be hard. so far in the recoveries we have found bodies that were almost completely intact, and we have found bodies that were nothing more than ash and bones. after an unusually hot summer, california is a tinderbox, and more high winds are expected this weekend, leaving more neighbourhoods wondering whether they, too, will end up like this. richard lister, bbc news. let's speak to greg mills from cbs news, he's in santa rosa in northern california. and it seems the weather conditions with wind and humidity — will serve only to heighten the threat? no, in fact, no, infact, since no, in fact, since the beginning this has been a wind—driven fire. sunday the most vicious winds, doing
the most damage. it raised through here in santa rosa, this home levelled, every home on the block burnt down, as you see, block after block after block of homes burnt down. most of the damage was done on sunday night into monday morning with the vicious winds pushing the fire in this direction, through sa nta fire in this direction, through santa rosa. craig, thank you from cbs news. the united states has unveiled a new strategy on iran — aimed at neutralising what it calls tehran's aggression and support for terrorism. the document says washington will deny iran all paths to nuclear weapons. president trump is expected to withdraw his support from the international nuclear deal with tehran later today. 0ur diplomatic correspondent james robbins is here. so what is the president expected to say? we fully expect the president to withdraw his grudging previous endorsement of this international deal with iran, with effectively
prevents it from developing a nuclear power for at least 10 or 15 yea rs, nuclear power for at least 10 or 15 years, an agreement that donald trump always hated as it was agreed with barack trump always hated as it was agreed with ba rack 0bama trump always hated as it was agreed with barack 0bama in 2015. it does not mean he is ripping up the deal, he is not doing that but putting the onus on congress but he is not asking them to do it, and there is no certainty that they would go there. this is alarming to the united states closest allies, britain, france, germany, all parties to the agreement, especially when coupled with what else donald trump will say, to accusing iran of malline activities, supporting terrorism, supporting the atrocities committed by syria's president, assad. he wants serious action and britain, france and germany are worried about how iran may react to this, they think that the nuclear
deal is worth protecting. thank you. if the mental health trust covering norfolk and suffolk has been put into special measures for a second time, because of concerns about patient safety. in a report, inspectors said the number of serious incidents remained high, and staff had failed to learn from patient deaths. norfolk and suffolk is only mental health trust in england to have been put into special measures. here's our health correspondent, sophie hutchinson. the norfolk and suffolk mental health trust, putting patients at risk. a year ago taking out of special measures but today put back infor special measures but today put back in forfailing to special measures but today put back in for failing to address serious safety issues. pippa believes her son would still be alive had he been properly cared for. henry, an art student, was found by the police, peering over a bridge. he said he wanted to die. he was taken into hospital at the trust but discharged when he said he felt better. five days later, henry
hanged himself. pippa said that the hospital should have realised that he was at risk. the whole family was devastated. he was my only son. i cannot begin to describe how i feel, other than i feel i have been completely robbed of the future i had planned for the last 21 years with my son. since 2013, the number of unexpected and avoidable deaths at the trust has doubled. in a damning report, the inspectors said it was not learning from the patient deaths. that the number of serious incidents we re that the number of serious incidents were high, and services unsafe due to staff shortages and high case loads and patients struggling to access crisis care. the trust's chief executive, michael scott announced his retirement earlier in the year. the trust says that it has begun urgent work to address the inspector's concerns. we are
inspector's concerns. we a re really inspector's concerns. we are really disappointed but determined to address the recommendations and the things we have to do to get it right. when the trust was taken from special measures, many patients and families warned it had not improved. today, the questions are asked about whether or not the inspectors acted too hastily. we took the decision, pace based on what we found at the time. what we saw then was a service improving and our anticipation and hope was that it would continue to improve. so we are very disappointed. inspectors say that they will be keeping a close eye on the trust, and if it does not improve safety for patients, further action will be taken. sophie hutchinson, bbc news. our top story this lunchtime... the harvey weinstein scandal deepens as the hollywood producer is again publicly accused of rape. coming up, honoured for bravery, we
meet the retired major who has become the first civilian for a0 yea rs become the first civilian for a0 years to be awarded the george cross. coming up in sport... after his 15th consecutive win, world number one rafael nadal is through to the semi—finals of the shanghai masters, as he beat grigor dimitrov in three sets. england's chief medical officer is calling on governments around the world to put more effort into stopping the over—use of antibiotics. professor dame sally davies is warning of a growing threat of resistance, and that if antibiotics lose their effectiveness it could "spell the end of modern medicine", making procedures such as caesarean sections and some cancer treatments more difficult. adina campbell reports. with infectious diseases becoming increasingly difficult to treat, the fight against bacteria is essential. for decades we've relied on antibiotics to prevent and treat infection, the bedrock of modern medicine. but now there's a new warning
that the drugs we often turn to to protect us could become less effective due to drug—resista nt infections. well, what we want is patients to recognise that if they have flu or common colds, viruses, antibiotics are absolutely no use. so, please, if a doctor says, "it's a virus, you don't need an antibiotic," listen to them and don't push them for something that's not going to make a difference to you, but could make it much more risky as medicine goes forward for your children and your grandchildren. it's estimated 700,000 people around the world die every year from drug—resistant infections such as tuberculosis, hiv, and malaria. without antibiotics, it's feared common medical procedures, such as caesarean sections, cancer treatments and hip replacements, would become too risky. the uk government and the wellcome
trust, a global charity that supports scientists and researchers, have now organised a meeting it's as a new project has been announced to map the spread of death and disease caused by superbugs. if no action is taken, its estimated that drug—resistant infections will kill 10 million people every year by 2050. adina campbell, bbc news. the court of appeal has ruled that an islamic faith school in birmingham should not teach boys separately from girls. the al—hij rah school segregates children from the age of ten in lessons, during breaks, and on school trips. the three judges said 0fsted inspectors were right to regard that as unlawful discrimination. our legal correspondent clive coleman is at the high court. this is the first case of its kind
to consider the total segregation of girls and boys within a coeducational school. as you mentioned, the al—hijrah school in birmingham access students from the age of four al—hijrah the age of 16, and from the age of ten they are com pletely and from the age of ten they are completely segregated, not simply lessons but school trips, break times, everything. in a report last summer times, everything. in a report last summer 0fsted found the school was inadequate and found this policy of segregation and amounted to unlawful discrimination. the school went to the high court and the high court overruled 0fsted.
0fsted has appealed that and today the court of appeal has unanimously found that policy of segregation amounts to unlawful direct discrimination against all of the pupils at the school, be they girls or boys, but the court found the motive for segregation, here are religious motive, but any motive was, frankly, is relevant because parliament had never intended in a coeducational school for there to be segregation between the girls and the boys. 0utside court, 0fsted's chief inspector gave me her reaction. it was so important because this was a place where children were not getting the educational experience they're absolutely entitled to. boys and girls were losing out because the way segregation was applied in the school meant they did not get the opportunities to learn and socialise, they weren't being properly prepared for the next stage of education, for adult life, orfor life in modern britain. i understand there are around 20 schools which operates this kind of segregation policy. they will now have to change and in a lengthy statement birmingham city council, which maintains this particular school, said it had opposed 0fsted's appeal because the al—hijrah islamic school, it said, was being held to a different standard to other schools with similar arrangements. the council said the case was always about fairness and consistency but,
asi about fairness and consistency but, as i say, this particular schools and schools that operate a policy like it, will now have to change that policy. 0k, clive, thank you. the taxi service uber has filed an appeal against a decision by transport for london not to renew its licence to operate in the capital. last month, tfl refused uber a new private hire licence, saying the company was not "fit and proper". the appeal process could take months, during which time uber can continue to operate in london. a teenager accused of planting a bomb which partially exploded on a tube is then at parsons green station will go on trial next year. he was remanded in custody at an appearance at the old bailey this morning. amazon is to open new distribution centre in bolton, creating 1200 permanentjobs. the online retailer opened four centres in britain last year, creating more than 3,500 posts. the company said the new centre would be equipped with the latest robotics technology, which would help process the products
through the plant. an angler had to be resuscitated after accidentally swallowing a fish he had just caught. the man was kissing the dover sole in celebration of the catch, when the six—inch fish wriggled out of his hand and jumped into his mouth. he stopped breathing and suffered a cardiac arrest. a paramedic then managed to remove the fish from his throat, saving the man's life. earlier, we spoke to the paramedic, matt harrison, and one of his colleagues, martyn box. we ran down the pier to wear a group of two or three people were with him, and we found the man lying on his back unconscious and in cardiac arrest. i looked really closely down, looking for whatever i could think might be obstructing his airway, andi think might be obstructing his airway, and i saw probably a one centimetre silver glimmer on the right side of his mouth. i managed to ta ke right side of his mouth. i managed to take a grip with the mcgills forceps and hold it, i tried to
manoeuvre writ from left to right and it was very tight, the scales and it was very tight, the scales and barbs on the fish probably wedging against the track here. i managed after that four or five attem pts managed after that four or five atte m pts to managed after that four or five attempts to pull it free, but in doing so at one point it slipped out of the grip. i tried to hold it with my finger on my left hand and it just slipped through the globe. it was about the sixth attempt i actually managed to move it, free it from the side of the trachea and then realised i probably had most of it. when it came out i was absolutely astounded as to the length of it. i think we measured it to be about 1a centimetres in length, which is a huge object to ta ke length, which is a huge object to take out in one piece. he then needed some more clearance in the airway because there was blood and excess saliva. clea red airway because there was blood and excess saliva. cleared thataway, managed to put the bag on, then artificially again, we left the scene here, pre—alerted the hospital. by the time we got probably a mile away from the hospital he started making movements
to where the artificial ventilation was taking place over his face, which gave me indication he was starting to wake up a little bit. by the time we got to the hospital he was able to tell me his surname, which was a delight. he is doing exceptionally well, he was discharged from bournemouth hospital the next morning and, as far as we are aware, he is making a full recovery. i have been in the ambulance service for 30 years and thatis ambulance service for 30 years and that is the most bizarre call i have ever had, that somebody has swallowed a fish. what an extraordinary story, and now to another of a different kind. a retired major who risked his life to save around 200 people caught up in the terror attack at a kenyan shopping centre, has been awarded the uk's highest civilian honour for bravery. dominic troulan, who served for two decades in the special forces, returned a dozen times to the westgate shopping mall during the siege in nairobi four years ago, to lead people to safety. speaking to our correspondent angus crawford, he described why he ran back towards the shopping centre.
crawford, he described why he ran back towards the shopping centrelj was back towards the shopping centre.” was called by a friend to go in, his family were caught up in what was first anticipated to be a robbery and then it progressed over many hours into terrorist action that we saw, and there were many, many good people in kenya who assisted on that day and medical staff and some other people that came in with me, around me and saved lives and conducted medical evacuations to hospitals in nairobi. the day will be etched on everybody‘s memory and as much as i have the george cross and as humbled and honoured as i am to receive it from the queen, it is really about the custodians of the victims and theirfamilies of the custodians of the victims and their families of westgate and that terrible day, but also for the victims of terrorism around the world that we find ourselves in today, which is an appalling state for democracy and the right for
life. and the queen, what was it like meeting her and receiving the award today? very, very special, and truly honoured that i am, and in memory of herfather, truly honoured that i am, and in memory of her father, as the george medal is, very good and very good for my family. dominic troulan speaking there, awarded the uk's highest civilian honour for bravery. one of the premier league's biggest football stars is calling on his fellow players to follow his lead and donate 1% of their earnings to charity. inspired by children he met from the slums of mumbai in india, the manchester united player juan mata says he hopes to use football—related projects to change people's lives around the world. john maguire has been along to meet him. manchester united call their home ground the theatre of dreams. so what must it feel like for these children to come here from their home in the slums of mumbai in india? it is a very beautiful stadium and sitting
there and watching the stadium, it is good. but in the future i would like to come and play in this stadium and score goals. the trip has been organised by the oscar foundation, which works to change child ren's live through football. today, they are the guests ofjuan mata. he first met them in mumbai during the summer and they are the first group to be helped by his new charity, common goal, granting them something that many of us take for granted. i think they are enjoying it and i am happy and proud that they can have a chance to come and live the dream that we live. next month, photos from juan mata's trip to india will be exhibited here in the national football league museum. it was a great experience. you can feel the impact of football through our charity. they are one of the members of our
charity, common goal. you can see how they used football as a tool for change. he launched common goal as a charity around the globe and asks fellow professional footballers to donate 1% of their earnings to charity. we have 30 already. we have been in conversations with leagues and with people who make decisions in football and, hopefully, it can grow. in the beginning it is voluntary, people don't want to join, but the ultimate goal is that it could be structured and embedded within the structure of professional football. that would be helpful to reach even more people, if we all do it together. most of these children are sleeping in beds for the first time in their lives on this trip. they live in communities with no running water. yet, today, walked in the footsteps of millionaires. my
my dream is coming through and sitting with the team. juan mata realises he benefits hugely from being part of the highly privileged few. so, through his charity, and, as its name implies, this common goal, he wants the few to make a real difference to the lives of many. john maguire, bbc news, manchester. a mini—heatwave is expected to bathe parts of the uk in temperatures reaching 2a degrees over the next few days. the hot temperatures come hours after heavy winds and rain swept across northern parts of england — rain in cumbria forced the closure of a number of schools as villages were covered in surface water. more now on what is a mixed bag
weather—wise. to put it very tamely indeed! that talk of a heatwave probably seems 1 million indeed! that talk of a heatwave probably seems1 million miles indeed! that talk of a heatwave probably seems 1 million miles away if you are anyway across northern and western britain at the moment, there is the culprit, we will come back to that in a couple of minutes but it tells the tale, you have seen what it is like on top, this is what it was like from troon. there is a crumb of good news about the weather in scotland and later on in northern ireland, once the weather front slumps towards the borders, brighter skies will follow behind, one or two showers with those brighter skies but the rainfall totals piling up again, southern scotland, the cumbrian fells, parts of yorkshire into lancashire, high ground in northern and western parts of wales, it is get out and get on with it whether further south and east, it is get out and get on with it whetherfurther south and east, some