tv The Papers BBC News July 13, 2018 11:30pm-11:45pm BST
pennines, the peak across the south pennines, the peak district, 3 across the south pennines, the peak district, a batter showers working gci’oss district, a batter showers working across from wales into the midlands and into southern counties of england, with some heavy showers around at the moment. they will take time to ease away. those showers gave this watering can a real watering. the rain coming down heavily as the thunderstorm passed overhead there in herefordshire. and not too far away in wiltshire we have some localised that water flooding as a result of the heavy downpours. the weather picture through the rest of the night, the showers taking time to fade away. eventually, we be left with dry weather and clear skies as well. the exception across the novelist of uk. after a warm start to the night, to temperatures coming down to 12— 18 for many of us. into the weekend, low pressure sat to the north—west of the country, threatening rain gci’oss of the country, threatening rain across north—western areas. otherwise, pressure is rising. the rising pressure will bring us more sunshine, lighter winds, and ultimately high temperatures as well. the best of the sunny weather for antrim and down, eastern and southern areas of scotland doing
well. it will get pretty hot. if you don't like the heat, maybe had to the beaches where we will have some refreshing sea breezes setting in during the day. we could have more rain working in two north—western area during the day. heavier times for north—western scotland. away from that, hot and sunny weather to come. if anything, temperatures will be even higher, peaking at around 31 degrees across the eastern counties of england. looking ahead into next week, the weather show signs of changing somewhat. we will see showers for the first few days of the week ahead, before general outbreaks of rain set in late in the week. the rain could turn out to be quite heavy late in the week. a big change in the weatherjust around the corner. hello, this is bbc news. this is martine croxall. in a moment will be looking at tomorrow's papers. first, the headlines at 11:00. president trump has flown
in to scotland tonight, where he is expected to spend the weekend at his turnberry golf resort. the president lavished praise on theresa may during a joint news conference, just hours after criticisms of her brexit proposals were published in the sun newspaper. tens of thousands have taken to the streets across the uk to protest against the visit, accusing president trump of spreading hatred. three days before mr trump meets vladimir putin, the usjustice department charges russian intelligence officers with meddling in the us election. and british police have found a bottle of the nerve agent novichok at the house of charlie rowley who was poisoned last month. hello, and welcome to our look ahead to what the the papers will be bringing us tomorrow. with me are torcuil crichton, who's the westminster editor
for the daily record, and kate andrews, the news editor at the institute of economic affairs. many of tomorrow's front pages are already in. all the papers feature donald trump's visit to the uk. the mirror demands to know how dare he pose in winston churchil‘s chair. the mail is much more positive about the president, and describes people protesting against the visit as "corbyn‘s rent—a—lefties. " the financial times reports donald trump is keen to mend fences with theresa may are the difficulties his interview with the sun caused her this morning. the sun itself observes mr trump withdrew his comment that they were "fake news." the times focuses on the president's wish for a trade deal between the uk and the united states.
the express does the same, while carrying a big picture of mr trump holding mrs may's hand. the i looks at the huge crowds that came out to protest against the visit. and the telegraph carries an interview with one of mr trump's former advisors who says that, perhaps unsurprisingly, mr trump told mrs may to be "tough," in her negotiations with the eu so some different takes on the presidential visit on the front pages. let's take a look at some of them in more detail. we will begin with a did he or didn't he question. the guardian, i didn't he question. the guardian, i didn't criticise the prime minister, thatis didn't criticise the prime minister, that is fake news, says trump. welcome anybody who read the interview in the sun, that exclusive which seemed to have taken members of the government by surprise, might have read some criticism in it. of the government by surprise, might have read some criticism in itm was hard not to see criticism. i don't know how the president defines
that term. to suggest the prime minister is a wrecking brexit is certainly a comment on what has happened so far and i would go so far as to quality criticism. he also started hosting about who might make a good home minister. her name was not at the top of that list. —— good prime minister. i think there was definitely criticism. what the president says in one interview he doesn't necessarily carry on to another, and i think what he is willing to say about the prime minister, not really behind her back, on the front page of a national newspaper, is not what he saysin national newspaper, is not what he says in person. he tries to be significantly kinder and more personable in person. but it is 2a hours, we have all read it we have seen what has happened and we know what was said. it was in 24 hours, it was four hours. it felt like it! a long day. in the morning, theresa may's soft brexit was going to wreck a trade deal which we haven't made yet with america. in the afternoon,
have any trade deal you like stop you know, it's ok with me. in the morning, i would you know, it's ok with me. in the morning, iwould have you know, it's ok with me. in the morning, i would have done negotiations differently. in the afternoon, she is tough and wise and good. it was cringeworthy. we were all melting in the heat at chequers but she was melting in the embarrassment of the charm that he turned on to make up for that criticism earlier. so, can you sort of assessment his tactics are, what his ploys are? i know the normal rules of engagement are kind of suspended, aren't they commit during his presidency? because he approaches things so differently to anybody else, which was part of his appeal to so many voters. he is not appeal to so many voters. he is not a career diplomat, he is a businessman, he is somebody from tv. well, he said that, he doesn't take it back, he has put it out there so the damage is done. the hard brexit message, the hard brexit that his friends wanted, rupert murdoch, who
owfis friends wanted, rupert murdoch, who owns the sun, it gets into the water supply. he then softens it, pulls it back a little bit. he doesn't deny it. he said the sun was fake news but then he said, well, actually, it was mostly fine, it was generally fine. they reported what i said. yes, it was correct. he didn't demure from what he said about boris johnson being a great prime minister and he didn't demure from these extreme views, perhaps not extreme in america but certainly extreme form british and european ears about immigration being bad and weakening the culture of europe. —— extreme for. very alt—right views. the culture of europe. —— extreme for. very alt-right views. let's look at the sun. we have mentioned ita look at the sun. we have mentioned it a couple of times. after that bombshell interview, their own, it has to be said, fake schmooze. trump praises theresa may but doesn't backtrack over brexit, terror and
auras. it prevails upon the person who is criticising to be very decent about it and not take offence, because that would be churlish. absolutely. i think that for all donald trump's talk about how he is tough, he knows the art of the deal, he isa tough, he knows the art of the deal, he is a businessman and he gets things done. in some strange ways, he is also a people pleaser. or on the flipside, he likes to be liked. it is not totally surprising that when he is confronted with prime his tone changes. as you've mentioned, he didn't totally rollback what he has said. he didn't come out —— he did come out in support of brexit when he was a candidate, before the election. it was not totally obvious what his position was more to what extent he realised he was supporting the idea, but he said before he would support a harder brexit. from the american perspective, the easier it is to get trade deals, the better. then all of a sudden he is confronted with the prime minister
and his nasty language has to be rolled back, because he wants to pleaser and he wants to like him. he has a deep need. fake schmooze sums it up. the more he praised in the afternoon more obvious he made it that he bullied her in the morning. he just threw more and more attention at it as he built up this praise, and she was kind of squirming and taking it lightly on the chin. and we had a handholding again. he does that, and there were steps down to the podium, so all the photographers were well— positioned, as we all were, to see that happen. they seemed to make a thing of it, actually, knowing it had been a thing last time. he has latched onto it, i suppose, thing last time. he has latched onto it, isuppose, once thing last time. he has latched onto it, i suppose, once you thing last time. he has latched onto it, isuppose, once you have thing last time. he has latched onto it, i suppose, once you have done it once you can almost make it a living meme. the photographers were waiting as they left, they got them leaving. holding hands. they got that great picture. i don't find that as strange. assuming she's fine with
it. i don't find it strange, it is pretty clear he doesn't like steps. he feels close enough he can do that with her, he has done it from the beginning. maybe that is tied to the special relationship. i'm not saying it is what i would do... most of the time, for theresa may, it was a white knuckle ride. she looked like a re lu cta nt white knuckle ride. she looked like a reluctant passenger at the top of a reluctant passenger at the top of a rollercoaster that was about to go down. and it was a rollercoaster press conference. well, when you are up press conference. well, when you are up there with him you don't know what he is going to say. yes, five or six different stories rolling out that prescott rents, all over the place. —— press conference. that prescott rents, all over the place. -- press conference. his own administration do not know what he is going to say. he is a 1-man news machine, i can tell you that. he pumps stories out. let's look at the financial times. trump switches tack on brexit in bid to mend bridges with made. —— may. this is another strange thing today, he said that he
predicted the outcome of the referendum two years ago because he was at turnberry the day before it, and it turns out he wasn't, he was there the day after when it turns out everybody knew the results. so that doesn't count. not quite a prediction. he skipped a beat on june 24. he flew in on friday morning when britain was shocked by what it had done, and he wasjust lost in the debris of brexit. i think he wanted to make an impression then, but he didn't really. everybody was a bit preoccupied. so he remembered it again as arriving on june 23, preoccupied. so he remembered it again as arriving onjune 23, the day before, and claimed he predicted it would happen. whether he predicted it thought not, you can't ta ke predicted it thought not, you can't take this visit out of the context of the chequers statement and the release of the white paper. theresa may has already been trying to defend this, she has lost prominent cabinet members because of the direction she is taking when it
comes to brexit, and actually, it is bad timing for the government, in a way, to have one of your biggest allies in the world arrive and say, where is that free trade agreement? the truth of the matter, regardless of how you want to spin it, whether you think it is good or bad, the deal she is proposing to the eu will make it harder to get these kind of free trade agreements, if you are going to align on goods and agriculture there is less room to compromise with other countries, and that was flagged up really quickly on the immigration plan, which the ft covers as well. it is not normal rhetoric in america to talk about immigration this way. it is a country of immigrants. he is the son ofan immigrant country of immigrants. he is the son of an immigrant himself. indeed. people are quickly remembering that the last republican president, george bush, had a totally different line on immigration. he did very well with the hispanic vote and was much more open—minded to amnesty in creating the path to citizenship. this is new for america and the republican party. it is what trump does, he pushes out these kind of
extreme views, just drops them in. that could have been headline news had it not been for what he had said the day before. he pushes them out, we are all shocked, then he pulls back a little bit, so the next time he says it's in the next time he locks up migrant children, it is not quite as shocking. we become the new to it. he isjust pushing the boundaries. just to go back to trade quickly... yeah. let's look at the times. the headline from donald trump is that he wants a trade deal. yes, sir, at a press conference today she went through her usual trope of how we can be closely aligned to europe and we can have free trade deals. none of the brexiteer low understand how that can happen, the hard brexit heres, and to be honest i don't think anybody else does either. —— brexiteers. we don't know what brexiteers. we don't know what brexit is going to look like. although we have the white paper, the eu 27 need to have their say.
yes, this is the starting point. it feels like to a lot of people that £39 billion divorce bill has presented a starting point that is ready a significant compromise. so where does that go, how fathers that go? going back to president trump and free trade deals around the world, if you align yourselves with the eu when it comes to goods, technically you can still have free trade deals around the world. that is true. but is it going to be brexit in name only and free trade deals in name only? are they going to be meaningful deal or will it be, yeah, we have secured this and not much has really changed. it does feel like the opportunities of brexit are facing more and more obstacles. passage, ithink brexit are facing more and more obstacles. passage, i think the realities of brexit must have struck home with him after lunch. he showed an appreciation of the complexity of the thing. he said this is difficult. he avoided the trap. at one stage the daily mail asked him if you are doing the negotiations,