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family into that grave with you. theresa may declares a cabinet breakthrough on brexit announces ministers have a shared position on the way ahead. a split cabinet brought together to hammer out a united position. the prime minister said it was an important further step. this is a proposal that i believe will be good for the uk and good for the eu and i look forward to it being received positively. ministers grappled in the heat with competing views on the key issues of
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trade and freedom of movement. after hours of talks the prime minister eventually had her way, but there's nothing straightforward for theresa may. now, she must sell this to the rest of the tory party and to the european union. we'll bring you details of the agreement and we'll be examining how it will go down with brexit supporters and with brussels. also tonight, authorities in thailand say they have limited time left to save 12 young footballers and their coach. in search of the source of the nerve agent that poison two people. investigators in full protective suits enter a hostel in salisbury. how us crops are being hit by the new trade war between donald trump and china. commentator: there's a goal here, it's a scorcher. and brazil crash out of the world cup in a 2—1 defeat to belgium. and i'm olly foster live in moscow at the world cup, where the
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five—time champions brazil have been knocked out in the last few minutes. belgium going through to face france in the semifinals. good evening. after days of speculation about cabinet rifts over brexit, theresa may has said tonight that ministers have agreed a collective position on future negotiations with the european union. it follows a day of intensive discussions at the prime minister's country residence, chequers. the agreement includes a commitment to what's being called a common rule book with the eu over the trade of industrial goods and agricultural products, but without a similar deal on services. freedom of movement between the uk and eu countries would end, replaced by a mobility
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framework to travel. theresa may said it laid out a positive future for the uk but just said it laid out a positive future for the uk butjust how it will go down with brexit supporters remains unclear. our political editor laura kuenssberg is that chequers. ministers are still in there after many hours of talks but after grappling among cabinet ministers we are told now there is a deal will stop number ten has given us the outline of a relationship with the eu closer than many of the cabinet would like, but after more than two yea rs would like, but after more than two years since the referendum there is at least in cabinet, now, a plan. look close. then closer. look through the haze. there's the cabinet deciding the future and more importantly, all of ours. the prime minister in purple gesturing to borisjohnson. what do you think his body language is saying back?
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theresa may's allies desperate to get him and the other brexiteers on board. inside there were and likely still are found disagreements about life outside the eu. theresa may argued for a model where we are snugly tied to the eu in many ways, but it seems at least in her mind a deal was done. well, but it seems at least in her mind a dealwas done. well, in but it seems at least in her mind a deal was done. well, in detailed discussions today, the cabinet has agreed our collective position on the future of our negotiations with the future of our negotiations with the eu and our proposal will create aukeu the eu and our proposal will create a uk eu free trade area which establishes a common rule book on industrial goods and agricultural products. this will maintain high standards but we will ensure that no changes can take place without the approval of our parliament. as a result, we will avoid friction in trade. that will protectjobs and livelihoods, and also meet our commitment to northern ireland. we've also agreed a new business friendly customs model with freedom
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to strike trade deals around the world. but if it was easy, theresa may wouldn't have had to call her ministers to her retreat suggestions brexiteers might quit after plotting last night. so alarmed atjust how close a relationship number ten has designed. biglia. what theresa may is -- designed. biglia. what theresa may is —— theresa may says has been agreed as a tighter rather than a looser relationship with the rest of the eu after we leave. yes, immigration as we know it will come to an end, but she wants to sign the uk up to following many eu rules. so was today the day that she faced down her reluctant brexiteers? right now we just don't know. if they rolled over or are guarding their angerfor another day. rolled over or are guarding their anger for another day. in recent times the animals here have been better behaved than the political creatures in the tory party. the prime minister has been struggling
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between eurosceptics and former remainers, almost impossible to tame. after the cabinet she'll have to sell her plan to those grumpy mps and then on the opposite side of the table with the rest of the eu. they are unlikely to accept everything wholesale, but listen, perhaps a tiny chink of light. uk has started to engage with us on all these topics. this is welcome and i look forward to further clarity from the uk. a long day's talks in the country have produced something is something that's acceptable to a majority of the cabinet, yes. something the tory party can live with? perhaps not everyone. something that talks with the eu can build on? maybe so. a leap forward for theresa may? certainly, yes. but we can't know where that leap will land.
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laura, finally there's an agreement, but is everyone in the cabin really happy? well, the ministerial cars are onlyjust beginning to leave this big powwow. you might be able to see some of the lights flashing behind me. they've been sequestered, tucked away all day, locked in these talks, without being able to talk to anyone in the outside world so while on the face of it by signing up to this deal it seems the brexiteers have blinked, but that doesn't of course mean that in the coming days they don't want to stir up more trouble, it doesn't of course mean for a second that theresa may is going to have the universal welcome in the conservative party, or in other parts of parliament for the deal that she is proposing, but for number ten it will be a relief to have got this done. what they wanted more than anything else in this 2a hours was for the prime minister to leave tonight with a piece of paper
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that looked like something that was a serious offer to put to the european union, without the embarrassment all the humiliation of a bust up that made that impossible will stop and on that one narrow, but difficult goal to achieve, she has done that today. and of course the major deal—making has still to happen, and that's with brussels. that's right. remember, all this was about, difficult, importantand significant, was the ability for the uk to unlock the next phase of negotiations with the european union. brexit feels to all others frankly like it's been going on for a long, long time, but up until now the uk and eu have only really been talking in detail the divorce deal, with the withdrawal treaty, what happens the moment we walk out. the point of being able to reach an agreement today was to move forward to those harder, more significant,
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morecambe placated discussions about the relationships between the uk and the relationships between the uk and the rest of the continent that will last for years, perhaps for decades to come —— more complicated discussions. there are perhaps some chinks from the european union that they might be more flexible but in brussels, in westminster, and of course for voters who made their decisions back in june course for voters who made their decisions back injune 2016, there's nothing straightforward for theresa may, who wants to keep all of those different parties on side. laura kuenssberg, thank you. the authorities in thailand say they have limited time left to save 12 young footballers and their coach, who are trapped in flooded caves, because of approaching monsoon rains. they've warned they may be forced to begin an emergency rescue attempt. the risks were underlined today, when a thai diver lost his life while working on the relief effort. our correspondent jonathan head joins us live from outside the caves. well, throughout this week, since
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they found those boys, there's been a debate among thai officials about what they should do with them. many of the divers who have been going in to see them have said the root out is just too dangerous to risk, they should be left where they are. that thinking is clearly changing. the impending monsoon makes staying where they are unviable. they could be there for months and might lose their only dry spot so we're hearing very much today about preparations to ta ke very much today about preparations to take them out. the kids can't swim. they are being taught now. they've been practising wearing masks. a lot of consultations are going on in particular with the british cave divers who are still playing a leading role in this rescue. it seems now it is not imminent that the authorities have decided at some point they are going to have to take a chance on the perilous route out with the divers. how many of you? their discovery on monday seemed miraculous. but their rescue has confounded those trying to help them. now the authorities believe they have no choice.
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tonight, the local governor said they would have to risk taking the boys out the same way as the divers, and soon, because of expected rain next week. we will try. if it's if its heavy rain, we will try. supplying the boys is a long and exhausting job, involving dozens of thai and foreign divers. this is the easy part of the route. the last part 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 this man, a 38—year—old former navy diver became unconscious and died. this is him a week ago, as he boarded the plane to come here and help. now he's being flown back
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to his hometown to a hero's funeral. his commander acknowledged that time was running out. translation: we have thought the children could survive there for a long time, but everything has changed. we have quite limited time. and that's because the torrential rain that drove the divers out of the caves last week is expected to return and could go on for weeks or months. the death of this diver has brought home just how difficult it will be to try to pull these 12 week and boys and their coach through flooded passages which, one diver describes, 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 cut off their supply line could be much riskier. the past week of little rainfall has
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given the authorities a window. they've used it to pump as much water as possible out of the caves and to try to stop more water from going in. but that window is closing. from now, it will only get harder to attempt a rescue. jonathan head, bbc news, northern thailand. police investigating the nerve agent poisoning of a couple in wiltshire say they expect their work to take weeks and months to complete. today, investigators wearing protective suits entered a hostel in salisbury, as the search continued for the contaminated item that poisoned charlie rowley and dawn stu rg ess. the pair remain in a critical condition in hospital. june kelly has more. quaysides have been sealed off and this afternoon the decontamination process began. a team in special protective
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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 to the estate where charlie rowley lives, head of the decontamination operation here. residents saw scenes like this in other parts of the county four months ago. now they are faced with disruption on their doorstep. a week on, dawn sturgess and charlie rowley remain critically ill. tonight, new details emerged of their movements. last friday afternoon dawn sturgess was seen on cctv shopping in salisbury. later, the couple visited queen elizabeth gardens and them both went to dawn sturgess' hostel. around 10:30pm that evening they took a bus to amesbury, where charlie rowley lives in muggleton road. at 10:15am the next morning, dawn sturgess took ill. at 6:20pm that evening charlie rowley collapsed.
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during the afternoon he'd been to a church event and a branch of boots. fellow residents from dawn sturgess' hostel have described how they've been tested for novichok poisoning. i had a scientist from porton down take a blood test, photographs and information on basically what room i was in, how close was i to dawn and charlie, asking me several different questions. it's still 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 have previously thought that even in a container, 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 need answered for us. the russians obviously know all the details,
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they made the stuff. it's scotland yard which is leading this investigation. tonight they described it as complex and fast—moving. and they warned it is expected to take months to complete. all the community here thought the poisoning episode was over. meanwhile, the families of the couple who collapsed here have too endure the torment of the wait for news. jude kelly, bbc news, salisbury. at the world cup, brazil have been sensationally knocked out of the tournament. they lost to belgium two one in kazan. meanwhile england willjoin belgium in the last four if they beat sweden tomorrow but manager gareth southgate says he's taking nothing for granted. our sports editor dan roan joins us now. more on england in a moment but another one bites the dust. this world cup has seen spain, germany, argentina are all get knocked out.
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this time it was the turn of the five—time winners, brazil. in this changing of the guard of world football continuing, perhaps the biggest surprise of all, as richard conway now reports. the scars from the defeat years ago might never heal. this world cup was supposed to provide redemption. belgian reopen that old winter night, early pressure leading to an own goal inside the opening quarter hour. soon, it was two. scored in russia, made in manchester. romelu lukaku feeding the drawing. with their place in the tournament on the line, brazil emerged in the second half like a swarm of angry bees. femenia failing to find the final touch. philip coutinho's delightful chip
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made it 2—1. that set up a frantic final 15 minutes. belgium survived and will meet france for a place in the final. for brazil, heartbreak once more, for years on from humiliation on home soil, there is disbelief from a team that promised so disbelief from a team that promised so much and delivered so little. on the other quarterfinal with two teams with strong world cup pedigrees. but only one france or uruguay could advance. this glancing header. uruguay fought back for singers wonder save from hugo lloris. second half and from the sublime to the ridiculous. the goalkeeper tried to parry anton griezmann‘s shot only to turn it into his own net. those results mean of the six teams
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left in this world cup only two have w011 left in this world cup only two have won it. france and england. it gives you a sense of the opportunity that has now presented itself for england. theirfirst has now presented itself for england. their first quarterfinal since 2006. if they get past sweden tomorrow in samarra, they will be one step away from the world cup final itself. it doesn't get much bigger than this for england. the opportunity of samara's cosmos stadium is a tantalising one — to boldly go where only two other england teams have gone before. but despite the prospect of a first world cup semifinal in a generation, manager gareth southgate is keeping his feet firmly on the ground. we want to keep making that history and we know that it's not since 1990 that we were in a world cup semifinal, so we are hugely ambitious and want to do that, but we know that there's nothing in our mind other than tomorrow's game. commentator: dier does it, england win. after finally overcoming
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their penaltyjinx and winning a first world cup shoot out to overcome colombia, this young squad have exceeded expectations. and while the players appeared remarkably calm at training this morning, there's growing confidence that they really could go all the way. i think we're going to go to the final, i'm a believer, i'm a believer. right now they've made me believe, the first time in years, that i've believed this england team can do it, because i think we've got the right mentality and i think when you've got your goal—scorer is bang in form scoring goals, you've got a chance. the last time england played a world cup quarterfinal 12 years ago they were managed by a swede, and sven—goran eriksson believes his countrymen should not be underestimated. we don't have messi, we don't have a ronaldo, we don't have a neymar, we don't have a sterling or whatever you say, but getting those swedish players together, the teamwork is incredible and there i think it's one of the best in the world.
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a closed city up until the end of the soviet era, samara has opened its doors to the few england fans to have made it here close to the kazakhstan border. some of them staying on this flotel moored on the volga river. 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 back until a week on monday. southgate's bought that together. they've been together as youngsters as well. he's brought them through and i think it shows. there's a togetherness and friendliness with the whole thing which i haven't seen in past world cups. this city is best known for being home to russia's space programme. win here tomorrow and who knows where england's world cup adventure will end. if england are beaten and they will go home and made a great sense of achievement and progress, but also a sense of a great opportunity missed. but if they can win, only croatia or
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russia would stand between them and the first world cup finals since 1966. there is a huge amount at sta ke 1966. there is a huge amount at stake at here tomorrow. dan, many thanks. china has accused the united states of starting "the largest trade war in economic history". the us today started imposing import tariffs on $50 billion worth of mainly industrial goods. china has matched that, primarily targeting us agriculture. but president trump has threatened import taxes on a further $500 billion worth of chinese goods. these have become the golden battlefields of a trade war that's fast—engulfing the world. farmers in the american heartlands sown with soya bean crops are now hit with 25% import duties by beijing in revenge for us tariffs on chinese goods.
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china is the biggest export market for american soya beans and josh has seen the price plunge to a nine—year low. but he voted for donald trump and backs the president's protectionist fight. he's a businessman and he knows how to negotiate and do things. i've got faith in what he's doing's going to work. now, is it going to work in the end? time will tell. but this trade war is going to hurt your business? it could, it's very possible it could hurt our business. it's according to how long it lasts and how long it takes to negotiate it out. nearby huntsville, alabama is the fastest—growing tech hub in america, a silicon valley of the south. and the home to high technology campuses are now caught in the no man's land of this tit—for—tat conflict. this company manufactures communications equipment and its product lines use 1300 components imported from china that have now been hit by us tariffs. its costs have increased, its global supply chains have been disrupted and its ceo says they are being punished
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for manufacturing in america. if i buy the individual pieces, the individual chips and components and resistors and bring them into the us so i can manufacture here, we're slapped with a 25% tariff so i think that's going against what we want to have done. that policy is penalising american companies? those that actually manufacture here in the us, yes it's a problem. the us economy is thriving, many talk of a trump bump. and a recent poll suggested for the first time in his presidency, a majority of americans approve of his handling of the economy. a trade war could jeopardise all of that. this america first protectionism is already hitting american commerce. supporters likejosh believe the trade war will be short and sharp and america will end up on top. but that faith in the president could easily turn into frustration, even fury if this summer of tariffs turns into an autumn and winter of economic pain. nick bryant, bbc news, alabama. our beijing correspondent
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john sudworth is in the chinese capital and joins me now. how does the government their view what is going on? there has been a furious response from china, the ministry of commerce has issued a statement of accusing washington of trade bullying. there are claims this could be the biggest trade war in history, but you cannot avoid the fa ct in history, but you cannot avoid the fact this is serious. more than 10% of the total trade between the world's biggest economies is subject to these punitive taxes. i think what is interesting is to look at the views of foreign businesses in china. there is, on the one hand, huge degree of sympathy for donald trump's argument that china has long been cheating on trade but there is
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a huge degree of nervousness about the strategy, about the unintended consequences of the trade war. the us chamber of commerce here is urging a return to dialogue. john, thank you. one of the possible answers for the nhs in england as it struggles to cope with increased demand and an ageing population is to integrate health care and social care. two years ago the government in scotland merged the nhs and social budgets to try to improve services. our scotland editor sarah smith has been looking at the changes made and challenges ahead. and this is a machine that will actually get us a pulse and the oxygen level. tom bailey has a chronic lung condition. he used to be in and out of hospital all the time, but now his health can be digitally monitorfrom home. so the data from that goes... straight into that. ..tablet and then straight through to the ward? yes. any change in his condition and his health care team of phone or visit him at home. you are able to actually help other
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people because the fact i'm not going into hospitalfrees up a bed. i can be treated here, much simpler, much easier and more cost effective. and that makes a difference to you? oh yes. tom's data arrives here at biggart hospital, where they look after hundreds of patients virtually. she hasn't taken any tablets probably for the past month. around the table, nurses, care workers, physiotherapists and pharmacists coordinate their patients' needs. take a couple of puffs four times a day of that. this is meant to be the future of integrated health and social care. it's reduced emergency admissions by a quarter but it's not happening everywhere. i think there are some really good examples, some really good pockets of practice but we are suffering still from this disease of ‘pilotitis' where a pilot or a project happens, it comes to an end but we are still not able to transfer it over
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into the mainstream. elsie carswell will be 101 next week. she is relieved to be getting out of hospital in time for her birthday. often patients who are well enough to be discharged are delayed in hospital because the social care isn't available to look after them at home. the scottish government have rather ambitiously promised to eliminate delayed discharge and they certainly haven't managed to do that yet, but they have improved the annual statistics, even though last month the numbers shot up. elsie has come to an intermediate care unit, a facility the glasgow health board use to keep patients out of hospital until the necessary care is available at home. i've been used to living alone all my life. but you were a bit worried about going straight home from the hospital? aye, i thought. i was glad to know that i wasn't, you know? you don't want to say that in case they think you just want to be attended to, you know? merging health and social care
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budgets in scotland has produced some significant results but it's not working everywhere. time and money will be required to achieve a real transformation. sarah smith, bbc news, glasgow. today at wimbledon, with most of the top women's seeds out of the tournament, serena williams remains in with a chance of an eighth singles title and the defending men's champion roger federer is also through. joe wilson was following all the action. at wimbledon, does time misbehave? could things really be going backwards? on centre court we get that impression. 36 going on 16 — serena williams. serena is seeded 25 this year. she beat kristina mladenovic today, and who will stand in her way? most of the top seeds are already out, including venus williams, who fell today. as we see in this tournament so many top players have lost and technically i'm not a top player, i do have the wins of one.
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well only one player matches serena's stature, roger federer, who sometimes just tries things to keep it interesting. 36 and finding new tricks. jan—lennard struff was brushed off today, in just one hour and 3a minutes. and talking of time, well, there's a match going on on court 1a which seems almost endless. british doubles pair cameron norrie and jay clarke won 20 games of their final set. the trouble was their opponents won 22. what a way to spend a hot afternoon. joe wilson, bbc news, wimbledon. here on bbc one it's time for the news where you are.


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