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this is bbc news. the headlines... time to decide. the entire cabinet spends the day at chequers, trying to thrash out the government's position on brexit. talks are expected to continue until ten o'clock this evening. theresa may says they have "a duty" to reach an agreement. i live at chequers where cabinet ministers have held nine hours of talks so far. no one has walked out. are they listening to the message of theresa may? detectives in wiltshire are still trying to find the contaminated item which they believe exposed a couple to a deadly nerve agent last weekend. a diver has died in thailand while taking supplies to 12 boys and their football coach, trapped in a flooded cave for almost two weeks. england arrive ahead of their quarterfinal clash with sweden tomorrow. and celebrating london's diversity with a look ahead to this weekend. 30,000 people are expected to march
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through the capital as part of london pride. good evening and welcome to bbc news. a crunch meeting to thrash out a blueprint for brexit has been taking place all day at the prime minister's country residence at chequers. the bbc understands that theresa may presented a120—page plan that would keep the uk's trade rules in line with those of the eu on goods — things like food and appliances — but not on services, like it or the financial sector. her proposal would end the free movement of people, one of the key issues for brexit supporters. with her ministers split on how best to move forward,
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the prime minister has said it's their duty to finally come to an agreement. our political editor laura kuenssberg reports from chequers. look close. then closer. look through the haze. there's the cabinet, deciding theirfuture. and, more importantly, all of ours. the prime minister, in purple, gesturing to boris johnson. what do you think his body language is saying back? theresa may's allies desperate to get him and the other brexiteers on board. it'll deliver on the outcome of the referendum, restore sovereignty of parliament and end the jurisdiction of the european courts in the united kingdom. but it will also offer a deep, enduring partnership on economic matters, on trade, with our european neighbours. that's what they want. if it was easy, theresa may wouldn't have rushed her ministers to her retreat. her version of brexit has not
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yet persuaded them all. tory unity vanished into thin air some time ago. theresa may is hidden away here with her cabinet to try and get them to sign off what you might call brexit with caveats. under her plan, there would be an end to unlimited european immigration. but to protectjobs and avoid a hard border in ireland, she would sign up legally to much of the european union rule book. for many of her colleagues, it might not be perfect, but it's a vital step forward. but for some brexiteers, it's hardly leaving at all. so they are determined to push back hard. the animals here have been better behaved than the political creatures in the tory party. the prime minister has been stuck between sparring eurosceptics and former remainers. almost impossible to tame. what she's got to do is listen to the views of the 17.4 million people who turned out on the 23rd
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june two years ago to vote for the united kingdom to leave the european union. everyone on both sides of the argument needs to stop fighting the referendum again. the eu seems a touch more ready to listen. the uk has started to engage with us on all these topics, which is welcome, and i look forward to further clarity from the uk. but it's still if, not when, cabinet ministers can agree today. their decision, to cooperate or quit, to find common cause or clash. and that will shape if this government is one that will stay the course or simply be passing through. laura kuenssberg, bbc news, chequers. let's go to chequers live and our chief political correspondent is in
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the sunshine. any news? not a lot, i have to say. cabinet ministers have had their phones taken away from them. maybe it is a good sign, as far as we know, no one has walked out. if they are going according to the suggested timetable, in means they have had presentations about they have had presentations about the different scenarios and impacts of what they should do and they should also have completed the park talking about what their position would be. the plan then was to go one to discuss no deal planning and much they need to do in that area. if things have gone according to plan a should have reached an agreement now. we know going into this meeting some in the cabinet who are very unhappy at the proposal being put to them because theyjust feel that it is not a proper brexit, not a true brexit, not having a clea n b rea k not a true brexit, not having a clean break and being very much aligned with the rules and regulations of the eu. they fear that would hamper the uk in the future and they would not be able to ta ke future and they would not be able to
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take advantage of other trade deals with other countries. the question is how much those brexiteers are willing to push back. it may well be they go back home this weekend and watch a bit of that book, spend time with theirfamilies watch a bit of that book, spend time with their families and speak to constituents. on monday when they go back to the house of commons they will have to assess how it is going down with backbenchers. many people are saying it is time to compromise, it is time for a pragmatic approach. as we know, time is running out and they have been arguing amongst themselves for a long time. if they cannot agree now, it does not mean they will any time in the future. the use of the prime minister, the use of the word duty, to sort it out. the problem may have is brussels are saying show us what you have got the matter what you want. we need clarity for that we have large businesses in the uk in the
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last few weeks speaking out about the way they have been put off long—term investment. it might even jeopardise britishjobs. the pressure is on. theresa may could says she was not on the side of the brexit argument but we are going to honour that. we're going to leave the single market and the customs union. we are leaving and delivering on that. it seems that, if what we are hearing about the document being true, on goods, she is saying we're going to be aligned to eu rules back in the future we can diverged. there is not a parliament that once the kind of brexit that borisjohnson wa nts kind of brexit that borisjohnson wants at the moment but in future it may. they will still have an option down the line to diverged more from what be you once. that could be the one thing that the brexiteers could ta ke one thing that the brexiteers could take from this. it is not what they wa nt take from this. it is not what they want now but in future they could have a chance to deliver what they see as a true brexit. we will find out how this story and
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many others are covered in tomorrow's pages at 10:45pm this evening in the papers. our guestsjoining me tonight are the columnist for the daily mirror, susie boniface, and the brexit editor for the daily telegraph, asa bennett. investigators wearing protective suits have entered a hostel in salisbury as they search for the item contaminated with a nerve agent which poisoned a couple. police believe charlie rowley and dawn sturgess were exposed to novichok after handling the unknown object. the pair remain in a critical condition in hospital. june kelly has more. key sites have been sealed off and this afternoon the decontamination process began. a team in special protective suits arrived at the hostel where dawn sturgess had been living in salisbury. these suits are resistant to nerve agent. eight miles away in amesbury, emergency vehicles moved in en masse to the estate where charlie rowley lived, ahead of the decontamination
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operation here. residents saw scenes like this in other parts of the county four months ago. now they're faced with disruption on their own doorstep. this time last week, dawn sturgess was out shopping at a local convenience store. within 2a hours, she was the first to collapse. now she and charlie rowley remain in a critical condition as doctors are once again fighting to save novichok victims. using the couple's movements, police have closed off a number of sites. in salisbury, they're believed to have visited queen elizabeth gardens. they're not far from dawn sturgess‘s hostel. in amesbury, a branch of boots is behind a cordon, and a local church, as well as charlie rowley‘s house. it's not known where the couple came across and handled the abandoned nerve agent, and there are still unanswered questions about novichok and its potency. we had previously thought that even in a container,
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it will remain highly toxic for maybe four to six months. outside a container, it could be less. this is one of the questions we want the russians to answer for us. they obviously know all the details. they made the stuff. all the community here thought the poisoning episode was over. meanwhile, the families of the couple who collapsed here have to endure the torment of the wait for news. our correspondent, charlotte gallagher, is in salisbury. we can see the area cordoned off behind you. what is the latest on the police investigation? behind me, as you say, that is where the hostel where dawn sturgess was living before she fell ill. we have seen quite a bit of activity there today. behind those metal barriers we have
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seen behind those metal barriers we have seen forensics officers in camouflage hazardous material suits and people in gas masks going inside the building. what they are searching for is any trace of novichok which might be in now. officials are pretty confident that dawn stu rgess officials are pretty confident that dawn sturgess and charlie rowley we re dawn sturgess and charlie rowley were poisoned when they handled and object containing novichok. what they are searching for is that object. it will be a bigger nest a geisha and a big operation. we are told they have not taken any objects for testing yet. it could be weeks or months before people here in salisbury, who are rightly quite anxious, get any answers. you heard that queen elizabeth gardens, this huge part in salisbury has been cordoned off. a huge area for officers to search. earlier today they sent up a drone to look for any suspicious items inside the park. speaking to people in salisbury,
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they were very anxious. they were told after the poisoning of the skripals there was no risk to the public. now, two seemingly random members of the public are gravely ill in hospital after being poisoned bya ill in hospital after being poisoned by a deadly nerve agent. also we have heard that businesses suffered after the first attack and they were starting to get back on their feet in preparation for a busy summer. there were hoping to get people into the town and the tourist attractions like salisbury cathedral. it is in the headlines for the wrong reasons. it is associated with novichok, which any city centre would not want. thank you very much. joining us from cape cod in the united states is the russian—american historian yuri felshtinsky, who co—authored a book with alexander litvinenko called blowing up russia. welcome to the programme. i wonder
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how you feel this latest development will influence the police investigation into what happened with the skripals, which is already going on. i think it will help with finding out how it will be delivered. also it will probably help the british police with their investigations, to find out the people who were trying to poison the skripals. it will still help. u nfortu nately, two skripals. it will still help. unfortunately, two more people are seriously damaged by poisoning. the main problem is they should not expect that the video, the intelligence of russia with the
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poisoning on the skripal would have a label ona poisoning on the skripal would have a label on a container saying dispose of safely after use. they do not care about political damage. we have seen this in other cases in london when radioactive poisoning was used and it was the same problem with poisoning induced by russian special services in case of the skripals. they really care about the objection to kill an enemy that they do not care about anything else. does it surprise you that a trace of the nerve agent was still in some sort of position where was highly dangerous to the people who ended up in contact with it? again, i am not a specialist on poisoning but, in
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the case of polonium, which was used before, we know radioactive material is dangerous for the next thousand yea rs. is dangerous for the next thousand years. this is probably less so but it is still very dangerous and very, you know, a deadly poison. this does not surprise me. what surprises me is the russian government from time to time, i have to say is not extremely open. they use the poison. once again, the main problem is when we use conventional weapons against an enemy, you really need to kill somebody, you would not use knives or push a person under a train in today's world. then they would have
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time to escape. with poisoning, you actually have enough time to escape. that is why they are using it. it is not because... it is because they do not because... it is because they do not care about anything. we will leave it there. we appreciate your time. thank you for coming on. apologies if the line was a little bit suspect. let's bring you up to date with the headlines. investigators are still trying to find the contaminated item which exposed a couple to a deadly nerve agent in wiltshire. a diver has died
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in thailand while taking supplies to 12 boys and their football coach trapped in a flooded cave for almost two weeks. more on the last of those three headlines. a diver in thailand has died while taking supplies to 12 boys and their football coach who've been trapped in a flooded cave for almost a fortnight. the former navy diver had been delivering oxygen to the group but ran out of air on the way back. officals are warning there is limited time to carry out the rescue, as jonathan head reports. this is what it takes just to keep the trapped boys alive. and this is the easy part. the last part of the route in takes six hours and needs six heavy air tanks for each diver to get there and back. it was while returning from laying down those extra tanks that saman gunan, a 38—year—old former navy diver, became unconscious and died. this is him just a week ago,
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as he boarded the plane to come here and help. today, he was flown back to his hometown, to a hero's funeral. his commander promised that their difficult mission would continue, but said time was running out. translation: we had thought the children could survive there for a long time, but everything has changed. we have quite limited time. the death of this diver has brought home just how difficult it will be to try and pull these 12 weakened boys and their coach through flooded passages, which one diver described as like being in a darkened water tub and being battered by water. but the agonising truth confronting the thai authorities is that leaving them where they are for a rainy season that may well cut off their supply lines could be much riskier. the thai government is trying everything. they are still scanning the jungle
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slopes for possible cracks in the rock that might lead to the caves. they are bringing in drills to drain the water and now to try and make a new exit. more ominously, they've brought in five kilometres of piping to try and get more oxygen into the depleted air of the cave. all the time, the impending rainy season threatens to complicate this rescue with a great deal more water. jonathan head, bbc news, tham luang caves, northern thailand. earlier i spoke to our correspondent at the scenem danjohnson, about what options are being considered to rescue the boys. it has gone midnight here in the press just breaking up, it has gone midnight here in the pressjust breaking up, which has been given by the provincial governorfor been given by the provincial governor for this been given by the provincial governorfor this part of been given by the provincial governor for this part of thailand. he has been talking about the progress that has been made in the rescue operation over the last day
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or $0. rescue operation over the last day or so. he has talked about the fact they have managed to get an airline into the cave to the part of the boys are stranded on that is helping to improve oxygen levels. that was a real concern this morning. the oxygen real concern this morning. the oxyg e n level real concern this morning. the oxygen level had dropped as dropped as low as 15% then it should have been 21% in the normal air we are used to breathing. the number of people going into the caves to keep the boys supplied in healthy was draining the oxygen. with the air pipe in they can bring in fresh oxygen. he has also spoken about the different options for rescuing them. it was underlined with the death about former navy diver last night that there are real risks associated with even experienced divers actually making the journey through this cave, through the flooded parts of the cave. one option that was being talked about was drilling down instead to try to get to the boys than lift them out for that this is mountainous terrain and it is covered in thick, jungle vegetation.
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it is difficult to find the right point to even start drilling and thenit point to even start drilling and then it is a long way down. the governor has said they had drilled more than 100 boreholes and 18 have been described as promising. they have dug as far as 400 metres has helped them to work at the right angle they need to dig down to reach the point where the boys are. they have also worked out they need to be 600 metres. they have made some progress but looks like they will have to do a lot more digging if they are to reach the point where they are to reach the point where the boys are. he was asked about the threat of rain which is forecast. if the heavy rain does the possibility of water levels rising, he said if the water level increases quickly there is an emergency plan to get there is an emergency plan to get the boys out as quickly as possible. we know they have been having some training from the british divers who are here in scuba diving technique and some of them are learning to
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swim. they do not feel confident they have made enough progress in that to bring them out by that method considering the risks that was outlined last night. that is a back—up plan should the situation in the cave worsen. details have been announced of president trump's four—day visit to the uk next week. melania trump will accompany her husband on a visit that will see them meet theresa may and the queen. on their arrival next thursday afternoon, trump will travel to blenheim palace in oxfordshire, the birthplace of sir winston churchill. in the evening, theresa may will host a dinner for the president and the first lady at the stately home. invited guests will include around 100 business leaders. on friday, they'll travel to meet the queen at windsor castle, before heading to scotland for the weekend for the private element of the official visit. soldiers were drafted in to tackle
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the blaze on the moors in stalybridge. they have been at the scene of the fire for the last nine days. a police file containing personal details of paedophiles and their victims has been found dumped in a street in hartlepool. they were discovered by a dog walker. an investigation has been launched into the incident, which happened last month. and cleveland police has referred itself to the independent office for police conduct. a nurse, who was being held on suspicion of murdering eight babies and attempting to murder another six, has been bailed. lucy letby was arrested on tuesday as part of a police inquiry into the deaths of 17 babies at the countess of chester hospital. she will not be returning to work while the matter is ongoing, the hospital has said. a teenager has appeared in court charged with the rape and murder of a six—year—old girl on the isle of bute. alesha macphail was at the start of a three—week
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break visiting family when she went missing in the early hours of monday. her body was found a few hours later in woodland. the 16—year—old boy, who cannot be identified for legal reasons, was remanded in custody. hate toddler has suffered serious head injuries after timber from scaffolding fell on her. the girl, aged three, was in a serious condition in hospital. a man from hove was arrested on suspicion of grievous bodily harm. a brighter man was arrested on suspicion of failing to discharge health and safety at work. earlier i spoke to our correspondent who has been following the scene in brighton. it happened on preston street in brighton, very busy street full of businesses. just behind me you could make out the greek restau ra nt you could make out the greek restaurant with the scaffolding in
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front of it. according to the police a piece of scaffolding timber fell off the scaffolding and fell onto the head of 83—year—old toddler. she was taken to hospital is currently in hospital with serious head injuries. as you said, 32—year—old man from hove was arrested on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm. the 39—year—old man from brighton has been arrested on suspicion of failing to discharge general health and safety duty. sussex police are keen to speak to witnesses on the street at the time, especially any drivers making their way up the street he may have recorded what happened on the— cam footage. anyone who was here at the time get in touch with sussex police. i have spoken to the manager of the greek restaurant behind me. he is keen to point out the scaffolding is nothing to do with him. it is to do with a separate company. ina him. it is to do with a separate company. in a statement he said he was keen to express that his
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thoughts and prayers are with the little girl and her family at this very difficult time. you mentioned this was a call for witnesses. presumably it was a very busy street at the time this happened. yes, i have been speaking to one or two eyewitnesses on the street as well. the manager of a businessjust eyewitnesses on the street as well. the manager of a business just to the right of the greek restaurant, a beautician's is this as appears to be. she told me at the time she did not see a piece of timber fall onto the little girl's head but remembers screaming from people around. the mother of the little girl was hugely distressed. police are very keen to hear from anyone he was here at the time and again anyone who was driving up this busy street at the time who may have been recording on their camera. at wimbledon it's been a day of mixed fortunes for the williams sisters. venus lost to kiki bertens of the netherlands in their third round match. it means only two of the top ten
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women's seeds remain. but the draw is opening up for her sister serena, who's chasing an eighth wimbledon title, after she beat kristina mladenovic in straight sets. word about roger federer who has just one in his third—round match centre court. england's footballers are making final preparations for their world cup quarter—final against sweden tomorrow. if they win, a first semi—final in 28 years is the prize. already through are france. their quarter final victory was sealed when uruguay‘s goalkeeper failed to deal with this antoine griezmann shot. that made it 2—0 to france, who now meet either brazil or belgium, who play this evening. belgium 1—0 up in that game. england's big match will be in samara, from where our sports news correspondent natalie pirks reports. shimmering in the heat wave like it is descended from space. samara's ufo—shaped stadium is a nod
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to the city's role as the hub of russia's rocket programme and as england arrived here late this afternoon, it's clear that the team spirit knows no limits. i look at them like my brothers, and i know they look at me the same. we'd do anything for each other. that's what we've got to do for the rest of the tournament. samara is much further to travel, but england fans are intrepid souls. this is what we call the pub deck. the pub deck! and in a floatel on the volga river, the talk is all of england's renaissance under gareth southgate. this is a different type of england. i think there's no prima donnas. i think they've got no expectations. and i think because it's a young squad, they have absolutely no fear. i've only booked a one—way ticket and i'm not going home until we get beat. and i don't think i'm going home until a week on monday. commentator: joe cole, with gerrard on the far side. england have only beaten sweden twice in their last ten games. it was a 2—2 draw when they last faced each other in the world cup. england's swedish manager then knows better than most the pressure southgate is under. he's clearly a fan.
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elegant, calm. seems to be in total control of everything. i hope he and the team can go on like this. well, i'm not sure i hope against sweden! but anyhow, he's doing a greatjob. england looked relaxed in training today. their first world cup semifinal in 28 years is the prize at stake. it's hard not to get carried away. now it's time for a look at the weather. hello. it was 30 degrees again today across the south—east of england and we will will reach those sorts of temperatures again this weekend. a lot of heat locked up in the cities across england and wales. it would be an uncomfortable night was sleeping in the south. further north that averages are ten to 12 degrees. it has been cooler and fresher. it warms up it has been cooler and fresher. it warms up very quickly in the sunshine on saturday. hardly any
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wind. areas of cloud have been coming and going. it could be grey and cooler around the irish sea coasts. temperatures will be higher in scotland and northern ireland, typically in the mid—20s. high 20s in england and wales, 30 or 31 in the south and east. monday more of the south and east. monday more of the same. a little drizzle over the highlands of scotland. otherwise a dry day with sunny spells widely. light winds and temperatures similar to those of saturday, possibly sneaking up to 32 in the south—east. hello this is bbc news. the headlines: cabinet ministers are locked in talks at the prime minister's country retreat, chequers, to decide what the government wants from a future eu relationship. detectives are still trying to find the contaminated item which exposed a couple to the deadly nerve agent novichok in wiltshire. a diver has died in thailand after trying to help the twelve boys trapped in a cave. preperations are underway in samara
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ahead of englands quarter final clash with sweden tomorrow. a 20—year—old man arrested on suspicion of arson — over a major moorland blaze on winter hill in lancashire — has been released under investigation. and on newswatch, football is coming home, we are told, but has it been rammed down the throats of those not interested ? rammed down the throats of those not interested? join us at 7:45pm on bbc news. now, we've been hearing a lot about chequers, but where actually is it and how did it end up being the country retreat of our prime ministers? elizabeth glinka has been dusting off the archive. chequers, not the weird american name for drafts, but the british
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prime minister's official country residence. the 16th century manor is located in a thousand acres of parkland, out 40 miles north of london, in row buckinghamshire. —— row row buckinghamshire. used as a military hospital during world war i, it was limited to the nation by its wealthy owners, and a liberal prime minister, david lloyd george, so that a new breed of breed of pm who did not come from the landed gentry had a place where they could relax and entertain. packed full of priceless antiques, including a table owned by napoleon, and lord nelson's what, chequers is not open to the public, so the only way you get to go is if you are invited, or if you do you get a job as one of its 12 full—time staff. the ten bedroom mansion has now been his second home of 18 prime ministers, and hosted guests from charlie chaplin, and richard nixon,
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to george w bush and vladimir putin. it has its own swimming pool and tennis court, it has been likened to a luxury hotel. beloved by prime ministers from clement attlee tojohn major, chequers is the place where winston churchill wrote many of his wartime speeches. this is not the end, and it is not even the beginning. it is also where david cameron organise an ibiza—themed rave by his wife's 40th. not sure today's cabinet meeting will be quite so much fun, but either way, with very tight security and an extremely long drive, flouncing out to greet the media following your ministerial resignation, would be easier said than done. now, normally when we report on president donald trump's ‘wall‘
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we are referring to what he's planning for the us border with mexico. but in ireland, the president's wall refers to his attempts to hold back the sea. his coastal golf resort at doonbeg in county clare is under threat of erosion. the proposed solution — a sea—wall — as our ireland correspondent chris page reports. county clare is picture book ireland. its postcard perfect coastline presented an irresistible investment opportunity to the billionaire who became president. four years ago he bought this resort when it was facing financial failure. it's been turned into the trump international golf links and hotel, and it's attracted thousands of visitors here to the village of doonbeg. so doonbeg, you know about doonbeg? i guess most of you do, right? we spent a lot of money making it just perfecto. but now the trump company wants to spend more money on its resort. it says the golf course and the whole area need to be protected from the wild waves
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of the atlantic ocean. the sea sets the scene, but local people say it's eating away at the landscape. what actually happens is the sea comes in or the strong wind and it takes away the sand and it creates a ledge. they believe that if the barrier isn't built storm surges could sweep onshore and that would be disastrous, not only for the golf course, but also for those who live nearby. anyone with any properties, houses, land or anything, we are all marooned. we're going to be washed away and we have someone to protect us and we don't care, like i mean people have this idea that we are backing mr trump. we don't care who owns the golf course. we'll back them to death. there's nobody will stay and keep that open, if they can't protect it. and if he was to walk away, if they were to walk away from that business tomorrow morning i can't see anybody anywhere coming and buying it, nobody. so campaigners fear the scores ofjobs at the resort could be at risk if the erosion continues. but some environmentalists say it's ironic that the original planning application referred to the effects of global warming, given the us president's scepticism
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about climate change. several groups are appealing against the planners' decision to give permission for the trump firm's proposal. the irish national trust is among them. dunes move every so often during a winter storm, it will come in and take part of the dune away. next summer it comes back again, the summer after that. so to protect the dunes the best and easiest thing is to do nothing. so will this wall stop coastal erosion? we believe there is actually no need to do it, that the best way of protecting the area is actually the dune itself. the resort says it's hopeful it'll be able to go ahead with the work as soon as possible. it's a different sort of trump wall, but this story is still making waves. chris page, bbc news in county clare. 30,000 people are expected to march through the capital this weekend as part of london pride to celebrate the city's diversity. it's the biggest event of its kind in the country, and the 46th time it's been held.
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but according to figures from the metropolitan police, attacks against the lgbt community have doubled over the last four years. paul murphy—kasp has the details. attacked outside a nightclub, two men set upon during a bus journey on a night out, just two of the growing number of hate crimes against london's lgbt+ community. will has also been the victim of hate crime. he was attacked on the tube last october. they grabbed hold of me and got me in a headlock. they threatened to stab me and told me to apologise for being gay. my friends were trying to get them off me. they had me in a headlock, i couldn't breathe. yeah, it was really awful abuse that they were shouting at us. many consider london to be one of the safest cities in the world to be gay, but according to a recent yougov and pride in london poll, half of lgbt+ londoners have been victims of abuse
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over their sexuality and gender identity. according to figures from the met, that number is on the rise. in 2014, just over 1,100 lgbt+ hate crimes were reported in london. that's increased steadily since then and last year had doubled to 2,094. the number of cases spikes during the summer months. the police say it's hard to attribute that spike to pride season. we do patrols in every area where we think there might be people looking to abuse people homophobically. we have specially trained officers, hate crime liaison officers. our main objective is to increase reporting from the lgbt community. and that's exactly what will did. in may, his attackers were given youth referral orders and had to pay compensation, but that's a punishment will believes is too lenient. i don't feel like justice was served because i don't feel it sets a very good example that homophobia completely isn't acceptable.
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although will wasn't physically injured in the attack, eight months on, mental scars remain. there are times when you are nervous or you do get concerned when you're on public transport. for me, i'm not going to let it completely change the way i am because that's letting other people win. and also, like, i'm stilla proud gay man and i'm not going to change in that way. it maxwell, let's get a little more on tomorrow's world cup showdown. swedish fans, many of them feeling optimistic that many of them could win. earlier on, my colleague spoke to the ambassador to the uk, and asked him how he was feeling. to the ambassador to the uk, and asked him how he was feelingm to the ambassador to the uk, and asked him how he was feeling. it is going to be an exciting match. playing against england is or is a big thing, and now we have reached the quarterfinal in the world cup. people are excited about it, and people are excited about it here, as well. and sweden have got a great track record against england. only
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lost once in the last eight meetings. i saw that statistic, but i think we see our result as the underdog, england still be a brit. sweden as a team, without many superstars all household names. what you think of the strengths of the team, because i have heard a lot of a nalysts team, because i have heard a lot of analysts saying, in fact, the coach, i think has said, the team is easy to analyse, but difficult to beat. being the till the collective, the togetherness, and the discipline has been the key to the success, so far. but also perhaps the fact that they have been playing without real pressure. perhaps a bit similar to the england team, people didn't really expect them to, pat symonds the displays, didn't even expect them to get to the world cup, and then not to get to the group stage,
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or the next game. low expectations. i think low expectations has always been something that the swedes enjoy, and we can surprise positively. haters are just, enjoy, and we can surprise positively. haters arejust, even the possibility, but if you won this match tomorrow, —— i hate to suggest even the possibility, could sweden win the world cup? i don't think anyone in sweden there's the think in these times, but you have come so far in the world cup, of course you can win it? when it comes to penalties, the dreaded penalties, which england are suddenly quite good at, i sweden did it them? we win some and lose some. we usually lose them. what is your prediction? looking at the statistics, it will bea looking at the statistics, it will be a close call. my guess would be a draw, and perhaps that would be the best, ambassadorial result, as well. u nfortu nately, best, ambassadorial result, as well. unfortunately, someone will have to win, and as the swedish ambassador,
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i would love their teams to win, but if it is bought one team, i would support swedish, of course.“ if it is bought one team, i would support swedish, of course. if you beat us, we will have to expel you. and then he would tip the balance on the other direction, but i promise that if we lose, i will support england. that is very kind of you. and where will you be watching? england. that is very kind of you. and where will you be watching ?|j will watch it easily discharge, where a couple of hundred swedes will gather, but i know there are plenty of other bases around london, and across the uk, where swedes will gather. this is the largest swedish city outside sweden, is being in fa ns city outside sweden, is being in fans will dominate in london tomorrow, but there will be plenty of people dressed in blue and yellow, as well. that was the swedish ambassador to the uk. well, whatever sweden feels, it seems like everyone else believes football is actually coming home — even vladimir putin and the cast of friends, according to the various memes that have been circulating round social media over the last few days. let's take a look: phone rings
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gary? # it's coming home, it's coming. # football's coming home. # it's coming home, it's coming home. # it's coming. # football's coming home. england have done it! # it's coming home, it's coming home. # it's coming. # football's coming home. # it's coming home. # it's coming. # football's coming home. # it's coming... he plays three lions. not sure whether they help boost
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confidence, or not. the headlines on bbc news: marathon talks are still underway at the prime minister's country retreat as ministers try to decide on its future relationship with the eu after brexit. investigators are still trying to find the contaminated item which exposed a couple to a deadly nerve agent in wiltshire. a diver has died in thailand while taking supplies to twelve boys and their football coach, trapped in a flooded cave for almost two weeks. now it's time for newswatch.
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