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this is bbc news. i'm shaun ley. the headlines at 10. theresa may warns ministers that public dissent over brexit will no longer be tolerated after they backed her plan for the uk's future relationship with the eu. some brexiteers have expressed reservations about the plan. can theresa may sell it to her peas and brussels? the country expects england play sweden in samara for the chance to make their first world cup semi final in 28 years. iam in i am in sunni samara where england and sweden fans have gathered ahead of the big match. —— im the samara sunshine. the boys trapped in a cave in thailand write letters telling their parents they are strong and not to worry. police investigating the poisoning of a couple in wiltshire warn the investigation will take months to complete.
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and coming up... the travel show is in london finding out why veganism is the latest food craze to hit the capital. that's in half an hour here on bbc news. hello, good morning. theresa may has warned her cabinet that she'll no longer tolerate public dissent over brexit following their collective agreement to back her plan for britain's future relationship with the eu. it follows a marathon 12—hour meeting of the cabinet at chequers yesterday, where mrs may told ministers it was their ‘duty‘ to agree a blueprint for brexit. the government's plan would create a uk—eu free trade area, with what's being called a ‘common rulebook‘ on industrial goods and agricultural products. the prime minister emphasised no
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changes to trade rules would take place without approval of mps. she said the plan would mean no hard border with northern ireland. and to maintain frictionless trade. theresa may also outlined what the government are calling a ‘business friendly‘ customs model which would allow the uk to control its own tariffs but still make independent trade deals with other countries. the prime minister said she now wanted to get on negotiating at pace and hoped the proposal would be received positively by the eu. last night, eu chief negotiator michel barnier tweeted that the eu would have to "assess proposals to see if they are workable and realistic. " our political correspondent chris mason has more. you know you've had a long day when it's midsummer and, when you set off home from work, it's dark. this was chequers, the prime minister's retreat in buckinghamshire late last night. cabinet ministers met for 12 hours to discuss brexit and they agreed on a plan. a few hours before, at dusk, theresa may set out her proposals. the cabinet has agreed our
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collective position on the future of our negotiations with the eu. our clear 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 make ensure that no changes can take place without the approval of our parliament. as a result, we will avoid friction in trade. that will protect jobs and livelihoods, and also meet our commitment to northern ireland. the prime minister wants to see a facilitated customs arrangement that would remove the need for customs checks as if in a combined customs territory. freedom of movement will come to an end. and the government wants to be able to secure free trade deals with countries around the world. but, already, some leave supporters regard the plans as a sellout, fearing the uk will remain too close to the eu after brexit. and then there's the matter of how all of this goes down with brussels. chris mason, bbc news, at westminster. we are nowjoined by political
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correspondent alex forsyth who speaks to us from downing st. i suppose now begins the big sales operation, having sold it to cabinet, selling it to the party, to us cabinet, selling it to the party, to us and the eu? quite right, if you thought theresa may had a difficult task getting to this point, things are still looking tricky because she was able and it was significant to get the cabinet to agree to the pros —— the proposal she outlined. some people thought that point might not happened but as you say she has to discuss it with the party negotiations the eu. the brexiteers are expected to be most unhappy in the party because many say it means the party because many say it means
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the uk would be too closely aligned with the eu and it would be restrictive in striking trade deals elsewhere but so far they are reserved in criticism. the sense seems to be they want to see more detail in the proposal before they come out firm with a view that the leading brexiteerjacob rees—mogg said this morning when he sees the detail, it does not mean brexit as he understands it, he would consider blocking the plan. of course it is possible this deal is worse. we need to know the details. as with eggs, a softly boiled egg is not boiled at all. a soft brexit means we have not left, we are simply a rule taker, and that is not something the country voted for. it is not what the prime minister promised. i am sure the prime minister will stick to her word, but i will certainly stick to the manifesto commitments and not deliver something that does not deliver brexit. number 10 is clear the plan sticks to the
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commitments theresa may made to leave the customs union, to allow the uk to strike free trade deals across the globe. i think the view from the prime minister is she thinks this is what is what was offered to people in the first place. chris grayling the transport secretary said it would deliver on a keyissue secretary said it would deliver on a key issue in the referendum campaign, the flow of immigration, to give the government more control over that. chris grayling. my biggest client was a pharmaceutical firm in sweden. we want to make sure that kind of doing business continues. it is not about controlling free movement. we are clear when we leave the eu, free movement will end. the document which was agreed at cabinet, 120 pages long, so far three pages of it
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have been published with a broad outline of what is agreed. over the course of this weekend you can expect mps from all parties to pick through the detail to understand what this means and there are conversations ongoing between conservative backbenchers and other parties before they come up with their reaction. theresa may addresses mps on monday and i think we will see the real response to this proposal then, and that is before she has to negotiate it with brussels. it is still a long road for the prime minister, despite the fa ct for the prime minister, despite the fact number 10 will be pleased she has reached this point. we are nowjoined by alan wager, from the independent research group the uk in a changing europe. how does this proposal look compared to what the eu has said it would be prepared to accept? there are two key bits of the proposal that probably would not fly with the eu as it stands in one is the fact we
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are asking for some element to the four freedoms, we want freedom of goods but not services, free market, we are saying we want to align on services but trust us, we will do it, whereas the eu says they want to have the european court ofjustice to decide. the jurisdiction of have the european court ofjustice to decide. the jurisdiction of the court, she says no longer applies to the uk but she has said we will pay regard tojudgments. the uk but she has said we will pay regard to judgments. is that way of signalling affectively courts would be expected to reflect thinking of the ec] in the work they did on these cases? i think it is deliberately opaque at this point. they could be that that would be a key point because there are brexiteers who would find it very difficult to stomach. although this is the first step in process towards
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trying to get a deal with the european union and an important first step, there are elements to be ironed still. that is a lovely image. the process has required people to be reassured and move forward , people to be reassured and move forward, do you get the impression this is a serious package of proposals the government thinks could be made to work, if brussels is willing to be flexible? is it in a sense a kind of figleaf of respectability. we have offered something, they rejected and we then walk away. it is a serious proposal and we do not know the mind of theresa may but it is possible it is a travel of direction toward something closer to a soft brexit. the two choices are, do we have a canada star brexit, or a soft norway
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style brexit? i think this signals a direction of travel toward something softer. you mention norway, interesting their relationship with the eu, they chose to be outside of the eu, they chose to be outside of the eu, they chose to be outside of the eu because they wanted to preserve their farming sector in the traditional way. that bit they did not sign up to that they signed to pretty much everything else. are we doing something similar here, saying we do not want services because we wa nt to we do not want services because we want to do our own thing with services but we are prepared to sign up services but we are prepared to sign up to your rule book on other things? we are asking for services, we are talking about freedom of movement. we accept there is a trade—off, if we do not have freedom of movement, we cannot have the services bit. that is an important movement, we are accepting that but in terms of saying we want that bit and not other bits, the politics of
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that in the european union are more difficult given the political circumstances in context. this might look like the deal switzerland has but the political context in europe and around the world makes it difficult at the moment. thank you very much. it will be picked apart over the coming days and weeks, the deal is currently announced. england take on sweden at the world cup today, seeking a place in the semi finals for the first time in 28 years. manager gareth southgate says his players want to make history. for the winners, a match with russia oi’ for the winners, a match with russia or croatia will be all that stands between them and the final. our correspondent is in samara. people are already waving their flags. these are not normal scenes in russia. we are in samara, it is the middle of a heatwave that is the
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river volga with england fans from leicester enjoying the river beach. there are fans from all over. a couple more up there enjoying the local brew. the city is famous for its beer and the fans have enjoyed that also. angie and bob have come from stoke on trent. you have been here the entire world cup. how has it been? great. we started in st petersburg to watch the group stages and now we have moved on to moscow and now we have moved on to moscow and hope we can go all the way. expectations are building. yes we hope for a 2—1win expectations are building. yes we hope for a 2—1 win today to take us to the final and bring back the cup. when you came to russia, did you expect to see england go to the quarterfinals? you always have to be optimistic. there has been disappointment in the past but you have to be optimistic. this time, something has gelled with the team
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and we are looking good. we have the best raw, make the most of it. you have travelled all over the world with the team. you were in the brazil world cup last time. how has it been? fantastic, friendly. it is a lovely country. and you hope to stay a little bit longer? we will not go home until they win the cup. very confident predictions from angie and bob from stoke on trent. the fans have increased in numbers in russia. not massive crowd so far throughout the world cup for england but they are high on hope. they hope this can be the first time in 28 yea rs this can be the first time in 28 years that england reaches a semifinal of a world cup that they are all saying here they think england can go further this time. thank you. joining me now from samara is billy grant, an england fan who was been in russia for the tournament.
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were you expecting still to be fair? —— to be there? yes i am still here. having a great time. idid yes i am still here. having a great time. i did not know about samara before i came here. it is possibly the best venue so far, really relaxed, by the river volga. does not have the flies, this time. people are friendly. it is fantastic, it is like when you go to the world cup in the relaxing town where everyone is chilled out. we we re where everyone is chilled out. we were trying to find the swedes. when they go to the world cup, you think they go to the world cup, you think they are not there and then you find they are not there and then you find they booked out a massive barn and they booked out a massive barn and they have about 5000 of them there i think they have found a barn and booked it out. not many british about but loads of sweden. they are
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very confident. they, the england fans, they are being relaxed and if anybody asks how it will go, they say they don't know, they are happy to be here. they keep probing us. saying england are rubbish. but we say, ok, it is cool. there is an understated vibe and it is getting the swedes nervous because we are not saying we are going to win. the amount of noise the england fans will make with the thousands of swedish fans, is there a danger of being drowned out in the stadium? how many colombians were there in the stadium? we outsung them until they got that lucky goal in the 90th minute. it is quality, not quantity. there might not be a lot of england
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fa ns there might not be a lot of england fans but proper quality. if you have seen the video i put out, you can seen the video i put out, you can see on the video, that the passion is absolutely massive with fans. it is absolutely massive with fans. it is like a sleeping giant. we are waiting to go. what are your hopes for the opening line of? -- line-up. it is almost like in gareth, we trust. everybody wants to be a football manager saying we should have him here, him there. in gareth we trust and we know whoever he puts out will do the business. people have criticised the qualifying campaign. if you notice, people online were having a go saying it is boring and terrible and nonsense. i was thinking at the time, what is that all about? we have won eight, drawn two, negotiated a qualifying
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group easily. this is brilliant. what he did was introduce new players into the side and also to make sure we knew how to beat teams like sweden. i am not saying we are going to beat them, but teams like that, and know how to deal with them. we have had experience of playing teams like these european teams and i hope the experience will carry us teams and i hope the experience will carry us forward. billy grant, good to see to —— see you again. billy grant in samara. taking a bit of west london to the river volga. the headlines. theresa may warns her cabinet any further dissention over brexit won't be tolerated as ministers agree on the uk's future relationship with the eu. a group of 12 thai boys who've been trapped in a flooded cave for two weeks have written letters to their parents. police investigating the poisoning
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ofa police investigating the poisoning of a couple in wiltshire said the operation will take months to complete. good morning. england and sweden kicks off in just under 5 hours. a place in the semi—finals of the world cup up for grabs. the two—sides haven't met for 6 years, when they have sweden have been something of a bogey team for england. the magnitude of the game's clearly not lost on the england coach or his captain. gareth southgate and harry kane at the samara arena — where the match will take place... england haven't been as far as the semi—finals since the world cup in 1990, sweden represents — on paper at least — a great chance to progress and they are favourites to do so. an achievement in itself. we came into the tournament as the
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least experienced team. we are one of the youngest teams in it. we said we are an improving side who want to make history. we... the first knockout win in ten years. the first win ina knockout win in ten years. the first win in a penalty shoot out in a world cup for england. highest number of goals scored in an individual game. we want to keep making history. you can watch history being made on bbc one, bbc five live. the winner of the game will play or croatia. france will play belgium in the other semi—finals — the spots decided yesterday. france beat uruguay in the first quarterfinal. they are now world cup favourites.
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france deserved to win but perhaps the uruguayan keeper didn't deserve this. that terrible error by goalkeeper fernando muslera will be replayed for ever. antoine griezmann with the strike france winning 2—0. speed, intensity and this great strike from manchester city's kevin de bruyne marked out belgium's great win over brazil. brazil were floored. neymar going home. belgium looked like the team everyone has been promising they would be — beating brazil 2—1. knocking the five times winners out of the world cup to reach the semi—finals for the first time since 1986. to wimbledon, and one man who'll be doing his best not to be distracted by england's exploits in russia is kyle edmund. the british number one's playing in his first ever third round match here, and he won't have it easy. he's playing the three—time champion novak djokovic on centre court. he may well be playing at the same time that england take
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on sweden. he also has a swedish coach. whilst lots of the big stars have found the first week something of a struggle here at wimbledon, roger federer‘s still on for a record—equaliing ninth title. he swept aside germany's jan—lennard struff in straight sets to cruise into round 4. the seven—time champion serena williams. she passed herfirst proper test at this year's tournament by beating france's kristina mladenovic. not such good news for sister venus though, who was beaten in her third round match. england's cricketers have levelled their t20 series with india to set up a decider in bristol on sunday. eoin morgan's side won by five wickets in cardiff. chasing down 149 to win, david willey hit the winning runs. giving the captain a selection
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headache with ben stokes returning. alex makes it difficult particularly in the 20 cricket. he is a very experienced campaigner and again an innings like that to night makes him a strong case for the next game. the british grand prix. lewis hamilton is going for a fifth win in a row at silverstone, but his championship rival sebastian vettel set the pace in yesterday's second practice session. qualifying starts this afternoon. the tour de france also starts later today and as britain's chris froome goes for a record—equalling fifth tour title, he's received a mixed reception from the home supporters — he was booed and jeered by fans yesterday. that's all the sport for now. thank you very much. the thai boys who've been trapped in a cave for two weeks have written letters
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to their parents telling them not to worry, and that they are strong. in another letter, their coach, who took them into the cave on an exploration expedition, has apologised to their parents. emergency workers have now set up an airsupply line to the group. joining me now with the latest from tham luang is our correspondent, sophie long. let's talk first of all about what we know so far about the prospects of getting some kind of movement on the rescue operation. we just had an update from the briefing centre. they say all—out preparations are under way to get the 12 boys and coach out of the cave. a main part of the preparation is continuing pumping water out of the complex. they have pumped millions of gallons of water out of the caves in an attempt to reduce water levels so
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the depths, they can get the boys out without having to use scoop again. many of the boys cannot swim and none has diving experience and it isa and none has diving experience and it is a difficult passage out with narrow corridors, too narrow at some points to get scuba equipment through with them. it has always been a race against the clock and weather and time is more critical because there have been heavy rain forecasts. they want to get the boys out before their health deteriorates and the weather deteriorates. the governor of the chiang rai province said if the rain comes they have an emergency plan to get the map as soon as possible. it is notjust the physical but their mental health. there are efforts to keep morale up. we have messages overnight brought out by navy seals, one from the
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coach, 25, the first we have heard from him and did a note he said the pa rents, from him and did a note he said the parents, i'm really sorry. he also gave them his reassurance he was doing his best to look after the boys and said they were being treated well by rescue workers. some m essa g es treated well by rescue workers. some messages from the boys, very sweet given their age and predicament. most saying don't worry about is, we are strong. and one said don't worry about me, i can look after myself. and requests for food when they finally get out. thank you. police investigating the latest nerve agent poisoning in wiltshire say they've begun examining more than 1300 hours of cctv footage. charlie rowley and dawn sturgess remain in a critical condition in hospital, after being taken ill a week ago. investigators believe the couple may have handled a contaminated object. joining me from amesbury with the latest on this story is our correspondent, alison freeman. good morning, the house remained
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sealed off. forensic operations continue. the patients continue to be treated in hospital. we are at a strange stage of the process because we know a little but there is so much we do not know. that is right. this area remained sealed off. police say the investigation is looking like it will take months. you can see the officers have had a comfort station set up, so they are clearly not going anywhere soon. just around the corner we believe is the property where dawn sturgess and charlie rowley fell ill a week ago today and were taken to hospital suffering the same symptoms as the former russian spy sergei skripal and his daughter, who were poisoned by novichok in march. police are working on the assumption this couple hambledon object connected to
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that. —— handled an object. police say they face unique challenges, trying to find out what that object is, where it is and where they touched it. 1300 hrs of cctv will be looked at to find out the couple's whereabouts. police found out where they were last weekend, from the hostel where dawn sturgess lives in salisbury, through to shops in the city centre, some gardens, and a bus to hear in amesbury, where the couple fell ill a week ago today. both in a critical condition. investigation is ongoing and it looks like this investigation will last a long time. thanks. warm weather and the world cup is keeping holiday—makers at home. forcing big holiday
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companies to slash prices to the mediterranean and beyond. so where are the bargains and how long will they last? simon calder, travel editor of the independent, has been studying the deals. the football has had an impact but presumably the big impact is the weather that it has been so good here so long? he would normally get a small number of people who would plan to book a mediterranean holiday relatively late and mail looking at the weather and think let's go to blackpool, bournemouth, rather than bothering to get on board a plane and they are not buying. the world cup is having a strong effect. initially it was not. tour operators said there was no difference but now undoubtedly there is a world cup effect to the extent the final next weekend, i know of family prepared to buy new tickets, they are due to fly next saturday, to buy tickets to fly next saturday, to buy tickets to fly on monday because they want to watch the world cup at home. that is the national mood and as a result
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prices are going through the floor. yesterday i saw holidays to the canaries, flight, luggage, tra nsfers, canaries, flight, luggage, transfers, accommodation, under £200. this morning, if you are prepared to fly from manchester to turkey, 118. that is the sort of price you might find at the back end of october. and flight only deals, as well, going from newcastle to palma wednesday, £34 return. these are genuine offers. you have lost the director as you speak, she is packing her bags! the serious point, it isa packing her bags! the serious point, it is a market that responds to different signals and this is a direct signal the weather has been so good. how do they avoid losing money on these? they don't. normally, three months of the summer is when all the tour operators make
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money and more and for much of the year many sell at a loss so this is worrying. a leading analyst said yesterday we are quite worried and the further england progress, the more the heat wave goes on, the lower the share price of people like thomas cook and tui. how long to people have to check these deals? depending on the score, it might be five o'clock this afternoon, there may be a surge in bookings. that is what the travel industry is very much hoping for. schools break up in a couple of weeks in england for most families. and then the price is u nfortu nately most families. and then the price is unfortunately will go to their normal sky—high levels. unfortunately will go to their normal sky-high levels. leaving aside the deals you have seen, as you look across the piece, what


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