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this is bbc news, i'm clive myrie. the headlines at 8pm: a man convicted of killing a woman in a speedboat crash while on a date has handed himself in after months on the run. charlotte brown died in december 2015. her father says he's relieved jack shepherd's now in custody in georgia, but says he's showing no remorse. his actions have led to the loss of my daughter, and charlotte was a beautiful daughter and would still be here today and he doesn't seem to have grasped that fact. he's still acting like the victim. guernsey police say they're suspending the search for the plane carrying the cardiff city footballer emiliano sala and his pilot david ibbotson for a second night. theresa may has told mps that delaying brexit won't solve anything as leading brexiteers insist on changes to her deal with the eu. also tonight, how is our diet changing? as new research shows that children that are turning their back
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on sugary drinks, with consumption down a third over the past nine years. england's cricketers play their first test of the year. ben stokes strikes twice as the three—match series against the west indies gets under way in barbados. jack shepherd, the man who fled during his trial for the manslaughter of charlotte brown in a thames speedboat crash, is now being held by police in the former soviet republic of georgia after handing himself in. he was sentenced in his absence to six years in prison lastjuly. he's appealling his conviction and, speaking on georgian tv, he maintained his innocence. in a statement tonight, charlotte's father said she will now get some justice. our correspondent sarah campbell reports. there had been rumoured sightings
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of him as far afield as turkey and thailand. but after months on the run, jack shepherd finally handed himself in in the former soviet state of georgia. a fugitive from justice, before speaking to the police, he gave an interview to a local television station. he said he was involved in a tragic accident in 2015 in which a lady called charlotte brown tragically died. charlotte was just 2a when she was killed. she was on a first date with jack shepherd. he'd taken her for a meal and then out onto the thames on his speedboat. charlotte took this footage on her mobile phone. they'd been drinking. he was speeding. he let her take controls. the boat crashed and overturned. charlotte died. shepherd, who's now 31, was arrested, but vanished before his trial at the old bailey even began.
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he was convicted in his absence of manslaughter by gross negligence and sentenced to six years in prison. in today's interview, shepherd said he wanted to say something which he believed had been forgotten by the british press, that charlotte had been driving the boat. and something he said which he found hurtful, that reports suggested he had let her drown. since her death in december 2015, charlotte's family have campaigned tirelessly forjack shepherd to be brought tojustice. just yesterday, they met with the home secretary sajit javid, who told him all necessary resources would be available to find him. i know the world feels relief because it has been such a hard, extensive three years. this of course is on the back of seeing the home secretary yesterday, and we would never have
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thought, but it is just overwhelming really and it's just sinking in. after months on the run, jack shepherd is now in the custody of georgian police, with extradition proceedings set to bring him back to the uk. sarah campbell, bbc news. i spoke to charlotte's sister about the development in the case, and she thanked the public for their support and said the family now wanted to see jack shepherd extradited to the uk to serve his sentence as soon as possible. shock was the first feeling and relieved. the thing that i find fight fascinating is he is still maintaining his innocence. someone who has run away from the trial and another offence, that does not scream like an innocent man because
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my actions to me. why did he run away if he is claiming innocence? what have the last few years been like for you while he is been on the run? i don't think he realises the devastation that he has caused our family and charlotte's friends and eve ryo ne family and charlotte's friends and everyone connected. he still thinks he is the victim. but he does not seem to feel any shred of humanity for the fact that his actions have caused charlie to lose her life. and no one can understand until you've lost someone so close to you how painful every day that affects you. our correspondent karen allen is following the story for us. she's here with me now. this man has been on the run for quite some time now. what are the chances of getting him back from georgia? the indications are the
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georgian authorities are working alongside the campbells here in the uk to get him back. they are taking some extradition seriously. but it could take time. he is being held in a police decision centre at the moment and there are legal formalities that need to be made. i think a lot of behind the scenes work has been done. i missed it in the timing. the family meet the home secretary and make an appeal yesterday and then we hear today that jack shepherd is on f’ l§~§ the has already and the timing sce mes—were already a rnj't heti mi'ngi sce mes—were already a mat hati mi'ngi very sce nee—were already a rrd't he'ti mi'ngi very so i does seem very surprising. sol think it is difficult to put a time on this, but certainly in law, limit on this, but certainly in law, the georgian authorities can still hold him until they have clear their procedures for several months. one gets the sense that given the high—profile nature of this case, if there is no legal officer, they will try to move quite swiftly. karen allen, many thanks. well, we can speak now to ben keith,
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a barrister who specialises in extradition law. hejoins me now live on webcam from wood green in north london. thank you very much for being with us. thank you very much for being with us. do we have in exhibition treaty with georgia? we do with georgia. it is rarely used, but there have been request from georgia to the uk and to my knowledge there have been none so to my knowledge there have been none so faror to my knowledge there have been none so far or sense 2003 commit which is out so far or sense 2003 commit which is our most recent extradition treaty with them. given the fact this man was found guilty of manslaughter by gross negligence in absentia, given the fact there is an extradition treaty, it should be plain silly getting him back or not? it should be fairly plain silly. it will depend on whether he consents to extradition. —— fairly plain sailing. however, if he decides to
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fight extradition, then they will be a different process in georgia and that could take weeks if not months to complete. difficult to divine what is going on in his mind but he gave himself in. does that suggest to you that he is willing to fight extradition perhaps?” to you that he is willing to fight extradition perhaps? i understand that he is fighting his criminal case in the court of appeal. i will not say more about that. but hand himself and for extradition can mean that you are led to come back and then face the music or it can mean in fact that he just wants to get on with the process. is there any reason why the georgians would want to hang onto him? there may be some political issues. we review some georgian extradition requests on the basis they were politically motivated. they could want some political leverage out of this. which may be why the pressure from the home secretary or government was
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applied to the request can be made in orderto applied to the request can be made in order to expedite this. but other than political interference, to try to make this happen faster, it seems unlikely there will be any extra steps to it. so how long do you think this whole process could take to see him move from a jail in georgia into the uk? if he can -- consents, it will be a matter of weeks. if he fights it, then the georgian court process and in theory he will have a right to appeal, whether or not he will exercise that come out we do not know. 0k, we leave it there. ben keith, a barrister specialising extradition law, thank you. and we'll find out how this story and all the others are being covered on tomorrow's morning's front pages on the papers at 10:1i0pm and 11:30pm tonight.
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my guests will be author and journalist rachel shabi and the political editor of the sun on sunday, david wooding. rescue officials say there is "no hope" of finding the footballer emiliano sala alive after his plane went missing over the english channel. no trace of wreckage has been found in an aerial search for the 28—year—old striker and his pilot david ibbotson. the plane carrying the pair left nantes in france on monday evening heading for cardiff, but it lost contact over the channel islands. the search is taking place over an area of 280 square miles, and tonight, the sala family pleaded for it to continue. sian lloyd reports. a second day of searching the waters off the coast of the channel islands but there have been no sightings. a number of rescue teams have been working today but hopes of finding the men are fading. the aircraft was piloted by david ibbotson from north lincolnshire. this is the plane that emiliano sala was travelling in.
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it's registered in the us, but is thought to have british owners. it was filmed by the bbc in 2015 as part of a report about light aircraft. on monday evening, it was carrying the argentinian striker from france to cardiff, where he was about to join his new club. the 28—year—old recorded a voice message to friends from on—board in which he spoke of safety concerns. at home in argentina, his family are desperately waiting for news. translation: the hours go by and it makes me think of the worst. i just want them to find him. the last thing they said is that the communication ended
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when they crossed the channel. emiliano sala signed a £50 million deal to play for cardiff city, a club record. today, the management confirmed that the club had not booked the flight from france to south wales, explaining that the footballer had made his own arrangements. outside the stadium, more flowers and messages are being left. the team and fans are in shock. they'd been looking forward to his first game here. we were so excited to see him, and he's obviously not here. so, yeah, we are very sad. he never wore the shirt for cardiff city, but once you're a bluebird, you're always a bluebird. he signed on the dotted line as a bluebird. his former club nantes have changed their twitter profile to include a picture of the star and outside the ground, flowers for a player who was popular there. air accident investigators have begun their inquiry, but finding
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the plane will be crucial. sian lloyd, bbc news, cardiff. a leading brexit supporter, the mp jacob rees—mogg, says he believes theresa may's deal could be "reformed" to win round opponents. the deadlock has been over the irish border and the so—called "backstop" arrangement. that's the position of last resort to maintain an open border in the event that a future trade deal hasn't been agreed with the eu. but today's comments have fuelled speculation mr rees—mogg and other brexiteers could now be persuaded to support the prime minister's deal. here's our political editor laura kuenssberg. ready for a close—up or ready for a compromise? this band of brexiteers isn't suddenly backing the prime minister's deal, but after weeks of hard—core resistance, it's a definite maybe. the reformation of this deal could be achieved to make it acceptable. but, ladies and gentlemen, it is not there yet,
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and until it is, people like me will vote against the deal. and if you're wondering what all this fuss is about today, what's said at this meeting really matters. because like it or not, this group has a huge sway over dozens and dozens of tory brexiteer votes that the prime minister desperately needs if she has any chance of getting her deal done. the biggest frenzy here's always been about that backstop, part of the compromise deal over northern ireland. the one this crowd fears would hold us too tightly to the eu. you see some of the conversations coming out of the eu, you see the prime minister has indicated some willingness to go back to the eu, and the eu clearly wants a deal. so, can i guarantee that the eu will do something? of course i can't. most, but not all of the problems are in the backstop. would you be willing
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to swallow the other problems if the backstop goes? i haven't gone that far. there are nerves here, though. he even suggests shutting down parliament if mps try to take control next week. but the wider arguments, yes or no to the deal, might be on the move. there is a belief in government now that the eu divorce deal has to be reopened. tweaks to the promises about the future won't be enough to get it through the commons, and big—name brexiteers visiting downing street aren't ready to sign up yet, but are maybe starting to play nice. eee fem—flee eeee vase gee; el; why doesn't he just come and talk about it? the door of her office might be he won't go as long as the government says we might
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leave without a formal deal. but plenty of other leaders are chipping in, even if in brussels public willingness to budge remains in short supply. their chief negotiator repeating, given the difficult circumstances and the complexity of brexit, this is the best possible agreement. and if there's just not enough willingness to be flexible, look who popped up at the swankiest of swanky political gatherings to predict this. at the moment, delay looks the most likely option because that gives space to see whether there is an alternative deal on the table. i doubt there is, but it's worth exploring. or whether we need to resolve this through a referendum. remember how that went for the last tory prime minister? maybe the final choice the current one wants to ever make. but westminster and the prime minister are on the clock. sooner rather than later, decisions must be made. laura kuenssberg, bbc news, westminster. the headlines on bbc news:
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a man convicted of killing a woman in a speedboat a woman in a speedboat crash while on a date has handed himself in after months on the run. the search for a missing plane carrying the cardiff city footballer emiliano sala and his pilot david ibbotson is suspended for a second night. theresa may has told mps that delaying brexit won't solve anything, as leading brexiteers insist on changes to her deal with the eu. also tonight, as a new survey suggests children are turning their backs on sugary drinks, we'll be talking about how is ourdiet changing with aisling pigott from the british dietetic association. sport now, and for a full round—up from the bbc sport centre, here's sarah mulkerrins. good evening. day one of the first test between the west indies and england is drawing to a close in barbados. joe root lost the toss,
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with windies choosing to bat first. the host started strongly but two wickets from ben stokes before tea and james anderson removing shai hope for 57 has slightly checked the west indies on what looks like a good batting wicket. west indies are currently 218—4 with play due to finish around 9:15pm. after their 9—0 demolition of burton albion at the etihad, the league cup holders manchester city have fielded a strong team in the return leg. sergio aguero, riyad mahrez and kevin de bruyne all start despite the lead. it is already 1—0 with aguero on the scoresheet. that is 10—0 on aggregate. 11 goals is the record and several teams have that. juventus striker gonzalo higuain
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was just "a few hours away" from completing his loan move to chelsea this afternoon, that's according to their manager maurizio sarri. the 31—year—old argentine has been on loan at ac milan and has scored eight goals this season. the club failed to register him by midday so he can't play against spurs in the league cup semi—final tomorrow night. in my first season in naples, he scored 36 goals and did very well. he did it very, very well. for sure, he is one of the best strikers in my career. david beckham is set tojoin phil and gary neville, nicky butt, ryan giggs and paul scholes as co—owners of non—league side salford city. the "class of ‘92" bought the club in 2014 and have overseen three promotions in four seasons. subject to approval from the fa, beckham will take a 10% stake. singapore businessman peter lim is the largest shareholder with 40% of the club. beckham already owns american club inter miami.
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five years of trying to get a team in miami going and now it is finally on its way. now i am able to get involved. seeing the stories and seeing what they have done with the club, the stadium and obviously having peter it as a huge part of this, it is a special group of people. to not be part of this incredible team, it is going to be exciting. there is a full set of fixtures in the scottish premiership this evening. top of the table celtic have taken a early 2—0 lead at home to st mirren. jermine defoe scored 12 minutes into his rangers debut, but kilmarnock have a goal back at rugby park. elsewhere, aberdeen lead against hamilton and dundee are 1—0 up against hearts. serena williams is out of the australian open. she lost her quater—final against karolina pliskova. williams lost the first set,
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but forced a decider and was 5—1 up in the third. but she turned her ankle on her first matchpoint and went on to waste three more as we saw one of the great comebacks. the czech seventh seed storming back to win storming back to win the third set 7—5 and make it into the semi—finals. williams had been targetting a record equalling 24th grand slam singles title, but it's pliskova who advances. there's been a boost for the ireland rugby union team. their talisman jonny sexton, the world player of the year, should be fit for the start of their six nations defence against england next weekend. the leinster fly—half hasn't played for a month because of a knee injury but will train fully tomorrow. head coachjoe schmidt says he's confident that sexton will be ready for their tournament opener in dublin. owen farrell is also expected to be fit for england. wales full—back leigh halfpenny is in the squad, but head coach warren gatland says he'll "miss the first couple of games" of the six nations. he was concussed during the autumn series and hasn't played since. that's all the sport for now. i'll have more for you in sportsday at half past ten.
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they're some of the most popular shopping brands in the country, and now we can reveal how the likes of marks and spencer and the shoe retailer dune, find themselves caught in the row about instagram. the bbc has discovered adverts for the companies appearing next to disturbing social media posts about suicide and depression. yesterday, we reported on the death of molly russell and why herfamily blame instagram. today, we confront facebook, owners of instagram, with that accusation. more on that later, but first here's angus crawford, and i should say his report includes some very upsetting content. remember molly russell? we told you about her last night. i have no doubt that instagram helped kill my daughter. just 1a when she took her own life, her instagram account full of posts about depression and suicide. our investigation found common
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hashtags and search terms lead to a world of self—harm, but that is not all. amongst the disturbing images and videos, adverts for some of britain's biggest and most reputable brands and companies. look, marks & spencer next to images of self—harm. and dune, a worldwide fashion brand. even charities like the british heart foundation. they told us... instagram is owned by facebook, this is its london headquarters. the company said it simply does not allow material that glorifies suicide and self harm and as for adverts, they are not targeted at individual pieces
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of content or videos. it's tragic, a really disturbing story. but the advertising industry is losing patience. brands do not want to see their advertising appearing in this context, which is why we need an independent oversight body funded by the industry, potentially international in scope, which stops the platforms from marking their own homework and can give confidence to the public, to politicians and advertisers that content is being properly, independently moderated. but it's instagram's algorithm that seems to be at the heart of the problem. like one image or video, and it recommends many many more. i would like to see that we're able to use those algorithms to promote more positive content. so actually when people are searching for certain things, what they are getting is lots of positive content and support and that's what's flooding their pages.
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so what do these students at a college in leeds think? it does draw you in to have a look at the darker stuff on media because you are intrigued by all the new information. instagram makes you feel like you have to be perceived in a different way, like you have to be perfect and away. people using it and if they see something like self— harm or whatever, they need to report it. molly russell's father thinks the tech companies have got to go much much further. the truth is the internet is making money out of other people's misery, and it should not be. that's just dreadful, it's immoral and it's not taking enough steps to prevent that. it's not taking enough steps to safeguard young people's lives. molly's death begs a question, instagram makes money from our children, but is it really doing enough to keep them safe? angus crawford, bbc news. facebook, the company
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which owns instagram, says any posts which glamorise self—harm have no place on its platforms. and speaking to our media editor amol rajan, facebook‘s european boss offered his sympathies to the family of molly russell. the first thing i'd like to say is just what a difficult story that was to read and like anyone, i was deeply upset and i'm deeply sorry for how this must have been such a devastating event for theirfamily. there's a picture of some slit wrists. that's from instagram. there's a picture full of blood. that's from instagram. those are all against your policies, but they were all available on instagram. well, i would have to make sure that we look at these and ensure that those are taken down if they are against our policy. shouldn't they be against your policies, people with pictures of slit wrists which 14—year—olds can access? if people are posting in order to seek help,
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in order to seek support from communities, the experts in this area tell us that is a valuable thing for them to do and it can help with recovery, it can help with support. if it's there to sensationalize, of course it has no place on our platform. it shouldn't be on our platform, and if we need to work harder to make sure it isn't on our platform, we certainly will. how can brands trust facebook and trust instagram specifically to be a safe environment when they are mixed up with this kind of material? they want to make sure that we're living up to the responsibilities that they have of us, and i think we can always improve. but there are definitely areas where we've made significant amounts of investments, huge amounts of focus to try to get this right. but i think it is recognised that this is a complex area. thank you very much indeed. if you're distressed about any of the issues raised in this report and would like details of organisations which offer?advice
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and support, go online to or you can call for free at any time to hear recorded information on 0800 066 066. children have been turning their backs on sugary drinks, that's according to the uk national diet and nutrition survey released today. the proportion of children drinking fizzy drinks has fallen by a third in the last nine years, and around half of children today do not drink fizzy drinks at all. this has led to an overall reduction in sugar consumption, although all age groups still consumed above the recommended levels over the last nine years and people are still not getting their recommended five portions of fruit and vegetables every day. joining me now from cardiff is ashling pigott from the british dietetic association. aisling is a paediatric dietitian working at the university hospital of wales. hello, thank you for being with us.
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this is all good news, is it not? oh, it would have been good news if we could hear you actually. we have a problem with the sound. i am not entirely sure why that is. we will try and sort that out in the next couple of minutes but hopefully we'll get back to you and get the latest on that. i think we can go to the weather now and hopefully ben rich will be audible. he is. good evening. for many parts, it is turning into another cold and frosty night, particularly where we keep clear skies overhead. some wintry showers continue over northwest scotland and this line of wintry flurries drifting across northern england, a mix of rain, sleet and snow could give a further covering in places. for many, though, temperatures dipping well below freezing, but a little bit milder across the far west because here we will have some extra cloud. but for many parts of eastern england into northern england and scotland, we start off with a risk
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of ice tomorrow morning. still some of those wintry flurries drifting across the midlands, east anglia, down east anglia, down into the southeast. quite cloudy across the southeast, for other parts of eastern england and eastern scotland, it will see some sunshine, but always more cloud trying to invade from the west. some splashes of rain and temperatures in western areas starting to climb. all of us get into that milder weather on friday, but it does not last. it turns colder again as we head through the weekend. hello this is bbc news. the headlines: a man convicted of killing a woman in a speedboat crash while on a date, has handed himself in after months on the run. charlotte brown died in december 2015. her father says he's relieved jack shepherd's now in custody in georgia, but says he's showing no remorse. you ask and can lead to loss of my
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daughter, and sign it was a beautiful daughter and she would still be here today —— his actions had led to the life of my daughter. it was a beautiful daughter and she would still be here today —— his actions had led to the life of my daughter. he did not seem to grasp my father and napping like the life of my daughter. he did not seem to grasp that fact and acting like a victim. —— he does not seem to grasp that fact and has been acting like the victim. the search for a missing plane carrying the cardiff city footballer, emiliano sala, and his pilot david ibbotson, is suspended for a second night. theresa may has told mps that delaying brexit won't solve anything, as leading brexiteers insist on changes to her deal with the eu. a major survey suggests children are turning their backs on sugary drinks — with consumption down a third over the past nine years. also coming up: no longer forced to travel abroad for treatment — we meet the teenager with brain cancer who's about to receive pioneering treatment at a new specialist centre in manchester. zimba bwe's security forces have been accused of systematic torture — in their crackdown on protestors. the country's human rights
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commission has condemned, soldiers using live ammunition on demonstrators — the wave of arrests — and the multiple reports of beatings. zimbabwe has been gripped by unrest, since a sharp rise in fuel prices over a week ago. a teenager with brain cancer is about to become one of the first british patients to have proton beam therapy at a new dedicated centre in manchester. 15—year—old mason kettley is being treated at christie hospital. the therapy targets cancer without damaging nearby tissues, and is only available in a handful of countries around the world. graham satchell has been to meet him. it looks like something out of star trek and proton beam therapy using charged particles from a cyclotron sounds like science fiction. but this specialised form of radiotherapy, the first in the uk, is now up and running at the christie hospital in manchester. 15—year—old mason is one of the first patients
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to be treated here. he was diagnosed with a brain tumour last october. he's come to manchester from his home in west sussex with his little brother, his dad, and his mum. it's the worst news possible to get, as a parent, to have a phone call that your child has a brain tumour. mason is being given a guided tour of the therapy room. so, is the green beam where it's aiming at? proton therapy works by targeting cancers very precisely. it causes less damage to surrounding areas than normal radiotherapy and is particularly effective for younger people. children have tissues which are still developing and are very, very sensitive to radiation. so, anything you can do to spare those normal tissues from the effects of radiation treatment, the better it will be for them in the long term. how i feel about this is very...
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it's very nerve—racking. and i'm quite nervous about it. but if it makes me better, i'm happy about it. proton beam therapy first hit the headlines four years ago when the parents of ashya king took their child abroad to get treatment. ashya eventually had the therapy in the czech republic and his parents say he is now cancer—free. mason's treatment starts today. it will take six weeks. he's already looking forward to life after proton therapy. i'm going to try and be good in school again, science, like, i always love. and i'm going to try and go to university, and try and become a doctor. i will be proud of whatever he wants to be. but i'm sure whatever it is, it will be fantastic. there is hope here of a better future. graham satchell, bbc news, manchester. joining me now from cardiff is ash—ling pigott
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from the british dietetic association. aisling is a paediatric dietitian working at the university hospital of wales. perella again, hopefully the lane with a normal in - family can and be to ‘ you. can you will be able to hear you. can you hear me? i can you - i am hear me? i can you find. i am worth the wait hopefully stop i. sure the wait hopefully stop i am sure you will if tell me, if. is s the wait hopefully stop i am sure you will if tell me, if. is great ; you will be. tell me, this is great news, isn't that? it does seem to act that imprisons particularly around intakes of sugar in children and intakes of soft drinks, however it is not all good news, because we do know that some other markers and a healthy diet like fruit and vegeta bles a healthy diet like fruit and vegetables and fibre intake are not improving. cell, kids are drinking less sugary drinks. why is that happening? if you look around now, sugar has become a lot more talked about in society and we are a lot more aware of why we would not be giving large amounts of sugar to
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young children, in particular, but also we are aware of it amongst ourselves as well and i think it is a small improvement, but it is a slow step towards what we want to see happen across the board. we do know however that this improvement is marcel amongst higher act —— higher socioeconomic status families than economic status and we need to make sure it is an equal improvement across the board. share, but wow if you say you had this file in sugary drinks consumption —— while you say, you are still not seeing a marked rise in the evening and vegetables and a full intake of fibre per day fabiana absolutely not. we have seen that static since the survey has been running for about 11 years. that has not improved, we to focus on that, looking at improving fruit and vegetable intake and fibre inta ke to and vegetable intake and fibre intake to very continue to move forward with positive nutrition and
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to really make sure that every bank that our children are growing up at the best possible start in my. i suppose that explains why we still seem suppose that explains why we still seem relatively high levels of obesity in young children. seem relatively high levels of obesity in young childrenlj seem relatively high levels of obesity in young children. i think it is part of the picture. we need to be very careful and we talk about obesity, particularly obesity in children that we can never pinpoint it to one specific nutrient, so it can never be down to just sit there orfibre. it is part of can never be down to just sit there or fibre. it is part of the can never be down to just sit there orfibre. it is part of the picture, and the point is we cannotjust focus on improving one part of the diet of children, we need to take a holistic approach. what -- what more can be done to get children and kids to eat more food, more fibre and get more bed fibre per day? late start? a lot can be done, but hopefully there is a joint responsibility between government, individuals and families, and at the media to really try and push and encourage us as a nation to strive to be healthier and happier and for children's nutrition to be better. we got there in the
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end. it was good and worth it. thank you very much. thank you very much, a lovely chat. the democratic speaker of the house of representatives, nancy pelosi, has said president trump won't be allowed to hold his state of the union speech in congress as long as the government remains partially shut down. in a letter ms pelosi informed mr trump that the house would not consider a resolution authorising the president's address in the house chamber. well, joining us now is our washington correspondent, jane o'brien. to be clear, the house have the authority to stop the president coming over. it is in the gift of the house. absolutely. this is the new reality in washington, the democrats control the house. nancy pelosi is the speaker and it is up to her. it is her chamber, and if she does not want the president to set foot in it, that is her prerogative. he cannot come stop by the president had said he will deliver a speech anyway. he was trying to put the screws on her by saying i will turn up at the house
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anyway. the suggestions she said no, you're coming probably forced style to that. if you going to try to get a speech in the senate chamber perhaps? is that possible, where is he going to try to do it at some rally? we do not know yet. the white house is considering a number of up —— the option to conduct and could potentially a rally from an entirely different, like north carolina, or holding a speech at the border. because that of course is the focal point, the flash point of this entire crisis, funding over the border while. the white house might think what better place to make that point spencer go to the southern border and adjust the nation from there. he could also differ in the white house, stay at home and get it from the privacy of the oval office, but i think that would be to miss the point of what the state of that union address is all about. it is supposed to be delivered to congress, to a joint session of congress, to a joint session of congress, and arguably if congress is not listening or is not there,
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thenit is not listening or is not there, then it is something else entirely. it just becomes then it is something else entirely. itjust becomes another rally speech by another public relations exercise. we think something will happen on the 29th of january. the president will say something, but exactly what form it takes at the moment is really anybody‘s death. exactly what form it takes at the moment is really anybody's death. to share, and now this is because the president is saying that congress needs to authorise money for his border while —— needs to authorise money for his border while -- anybody pleasant desk. as a result of that in the class not doing that we see that check out of the government, part of the government. is there any sense that both sides may even be at least talking to each other to try to resolve this because a lot of folks are not getting paid click in? nancy pelosi and donald trump is not something to be tended directly for at least two weeks. there is no sign that either side are living anywhere near even talking about a compromise, and that is one of the reasons why these two pieces of legislation that are currently being
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debated in the senate are both likely to fail. the sticking point remains, donald trump will not reopen the government until he has secured funding for his while, and the democrats will not find the law until the government is reopened, and until —— they will not find the wall, and until someone moves on that fundamental position, have you point out 800,000 federal workers are not being paid. this is my week five, five —— friday is the next payday and he will probably not get a paycheck and the economy itself is starting to suffer. some estimates say it is now costing the us economy one point they bought $1.3 billion a week, donald trump wants $5.7 billion to fund his law and it is now costing the economy by then it would take to find the law. —— find the wall. and in another development, donald trump has stated that he recognises venezuela's opposition leaderjuan guaido as interim president there. tens of thousands of venezuela ns are taking
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to the streets in protest against president nicolas maduro. mr guaido, who called for demonstrations, declared himself acting leader in caracas today. activist groups claim at least four people were killed overnight ahead of the demonstrations. britain's most senior counter—terrorism officer has warned that right—wing extremists could exploit what he described as the "febrile" atmosphere around brexit. assistant commissioner neil basu said he was concerned about the "creeping threat" posed by far—right groups. here's our home affairs correspondent, danny shaw. march 2017, the murderous attack outside the houses of parliament was the first of five terror attacks in six months. since that date, police and the security service and i had flailed 18 other plants, been expired —— inspired. fora loud right wing extremist, they make up a growing amount of work for counterterrorism detectives and now
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there are concerns that heated debate over brexit could stir things up debate over brexit could stir things up further in. we saw a spike in hate crime after the referendum. that has never really receded, so there is always a possibility that people are being radicalised by the kind of febrile atmosphere we had at the moment, we want people to report anything that we think will lead to violent confrontation and people need to calm down. to thwart terrorism police need the help of the public, that is why a new campaign is being launched to encourage people to report suspicious activity. the new counterterrorism film will be shown at 127 cinemas across the country, reaching a potential audience of 5 million people. it comes at a time when a time when the terror reaching a potential audience of 5 million people. it comes at a time and appear at that record number of investigations. there currently over 700 counterterrorism operations across the uk according to police. last year they received more than
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13,000 calls and messages from the public about terrorism. when in fact contain significant pieces of information or tip—offs. that's one in five. an added concern now is what happens if britain leaves the european union but how do counterterrorism officers say a nobel brexit would be a very bad thing, but the home office that it is working intensively to put no deal contend that the plans in place. fast contingency plans. these are unpredictable times, but the message from police to stay calm and let them know if anything is not right —— plans. a hospital which has one of the largest elderly local populations in england says its reduced the time older patients stay this winter. the royal bournemouth is working with local care groups to look after more people at home. our health editor hugh pym reports now in the second of our series on easing winter pressures. usually get a list of patients in
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the morning which receive angrily, at night three times a week basis or daily. he tried to keep people independent in their own homes. was he eating and drinking as he would do normally left the office food ) he was in a real threat. he cannot even set up properly and at some point it isjust even set up properly and at some point it is just eight o'clock in the district nurse mary and have a busy day ahead, but there are constipated also lack. take to kids ta ke constipated also lack. take to kids take his blood sugar at my stomach and make sure it is not typing. depressed patient morning at the lady patient this morning listening to her home. she is diabetic, so we visit herfamily to her home. she is diabetic, so we visit her family —— the first patient this morning. i am just going to get my hands a wise. he had had your marmalade on it this morning. surely has her own reasons for avoiding a return to hospital stop live my husband died in there
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quite recently, so it is not really happy memories. we try our best to keep people out of hospital, it is so keep people out of hospital, it is so disorientating for them. the home is the best place. we are now bitterly looking after 90 plus with long—term conditions that are not necessarily going to get better —— we are now readily looking after 90 plus. what is different about blessed? health groups work together and put their money to look after people only from hospital if possible. when the hs was first set up possible. when the hs was first set up we possible. when the hs was first set up we were possible. when the hs was first set up we were designed to treat the sick and hospitals that were there to provide care for people and they become well. we know that it's really been likely to be using our money. if he did everything that way we do it now we would just be watching with our older population and the money to build more and more beds. they look and not like that you are having a pain under control. earnest is 95. the aim is to get him home quickly but faintly. we do not
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bea home quickly but faintly. we do not be a bit at the right environment for older patients. it is busy, noisy, bright and loud. this can be disorientating by then, confusing finance. flight affecting patient todayis finance. flight affecting patient today is dawn. he had a piloted diagnosis —— my second patient today isjohn. diagnosis —— my second patient today is john. he is now entering his last speech and life. i have spoken to you both on the phone a few times, but my colleagues had been here to see you. i can see that it's a little bit about my feeling a bit of cream on pericles likejohn 896. he can spend his final months at home stop and it will make all the difference in the world. especially with the balcony and that is of the sea. with the balcony and that is of the sea. the skin underneath like a little sore, is that better? in dorset, all of the hospitals, we all
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got together and we said what are the priorities for investment if elected not it's an all of our money together, what are the priorities? the fed actually the priority of our money together, what are the priorities? the fed actually the priority is outside hospital. that in their ernest? back home, it all the being back home, it all the difference. appeal is not here he would probably be admitted into a bed for him —— a bit at time. the amount of people you get out that would rather be in hospital i think recently a couple of months it was something like 60 or 70 patients out for a month and that is at that couple of words with the patients that would have been fighting hospital. it is the future. but it thatis hospital. it is the future. but it that is what is best for the hospitals under strain is also best for the patient. the headlines on bbc news... a man convicted of killing a woman in a speedboat crash while on a date,
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has handed himself in after months on the run. the search for a missing plane carrying the cardiff city, ,, , footballer, emiliano sala, am! we eilee eye when ~ ~ ~~ is suspended for a 2nd night. theresa may has told mps that delaying brexit won't solve anything, as leading brexiteers insist on changes to her deal with the eu. an update on the market numbers for you — here's how london's and frankfurt ended the day. the dow is up and bananas nasdaq down slightly ten minutes or so before the close of play in new york. and coming up: the social media stars who've agreed to be more open about receiving payments to endorse brands. the spanish—owned bank, santander, is slashing its branch network by almost a fifth, putting more than 1,200
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jobs at risk. it blamed the closures on ‘changes in how customers are choosing to carry out their banking'. the bank said branch transactions had fallen by nearly a quarter in the past three years, while digital transactions had almost doubled. four former barclays executives have gone on trial accused of conspiracy to commit fraud. southwark crown court heard that the former chief executivejohn varley —— and his colleagues thomas karalis, rogerjenkins, and richard boath sought to raise capital by paying qatari investors 300 million pounds in undeclared fees, in return for their investment. the men all deny the charges. a former tesco director has been cleared of fraud and false accounting at the supermarket chain. carl rogberg is the last of three former directors to be acquitted — in a blow to the serious fraud office. an investigation was sparked by an announcement by tesco in september 2014 that its profits were overstated by £250 million. john lewis is to close its first store since 2006. the retailer said the knight &
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lee outlet in southsea in hampshire was its smallest full—range department store and could not easily be modernised. john lewis has previously acknowledged the "challenges" facing the high street in the current retail climate. drones are amazing gadgets but, if used illegally, are capable of causing major disruption — as we saw with the 3 day closure of gatwickjust before christmas and overnight at newark airport in the us. many airports are now trialling new drone detection systems and our reporter tim muffett has been given rare access to see one method in operation. london's southend airport, and on the control tower, there is a new kit. this is the control tower and what we're looking to do is monitor drone activity around the control. a remote control and a drone need to have some form of an indication,
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—— communication. so we're not looking for everything in spectrum, we are looking for specific activity a drone frequency operates at. so when a drone enters the airspeed, what that will do is operate as a warning. drones can be hard to identify. the system confirms the one really is close by. how big an issue is this for this airport and others? so for us it is increasing issue. obviously, the risk of a collision with a drone is still relatively low but we have got to keep ahead of the game. that is the key thing, will want to read it happening —— prevent it happening, and also the increasing powers for the police as well. drones sightings at gatwick before christmas close the airport for three days, disruption huge. the person or people responsible have still not been caught. the government recently announced that from november, the rules surrounding drones will be strengthened. all pilots will need to do
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an online safety course, drones over 25 grams will have to be registered, and an exclusion for zones around airports will be increased. as things stand, anyone can buy and fly a drone. but at the drone pilot academy near milton keynes, operators are given full training. we will do it the proper way, there are a lot of people out there who are not doing it the proper way, and it is frustrating. drones are transforming many businesses. my wife thought it was just a toy when i boarded and she has seen already, the images you can get from it, you could not get in any other way. detecting a drone near an airport is one thing, getting rid of it is much harder. first of all, you could fire guns or missiles at them and that is not going to work with the united kingdom environment.
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you could effectively blast, with a magnetic pulse, the sort of environment. the problem with that is that will probably cancel your mobile phone, white navigation aids on aeroplanes. are you saying that actually there is not much they can do? nowhere in the world has got to a place that it is satisfactory. at the moment, what we can certainly do is track and attack. —— detect. the system southend has now been installed at other uk airports. the latest attempt to prevent the huge disruption a drone citing can bring. ellie goulding and rita 0ra are among 16 public figures who've agreed to be more open on social media about when they're paid to endorse products. the celebrities are said to have a combined social media following of more than 7a million people, giving them the power to boost brands. chris fox reports. is this a casual holiday photo, or an advertisement for a watch? injuly, the advertising standards authority ruled reality tv star louise thompson was not clear she had been paid to promote the accessory.
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in the age of social media, having a celebrity post about your product can be a more direct and personal way to promote it, but the cma is worried that the line between personal posts and promotion is becoming blurred. we've looked across a number of posts on social media platforms, by a range of different celebrities and influencers, and we've been really concerned that a number of them have not been flagging at all that they'd been paid to put up a post or received a gift or given a loan of the product. they need to do that. the 16 celebrities named by the cma have agreed to be clear about when they post ads. among them, singer rita 0ra, video bloggerjim chapman, actress michelle keegan and pop star ellie goulding. all 16 avoided court action by agreeing to follow the rules, but the cma says it will take action if they break the rules in the future. and it has written warning letters to many more influencers, urging them to change their ways. usually, when celebrities post
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an advert online but haven't been clear they've been paid to do so, it's the advertising standards authority that gives them a slap on the wrist. but the asa mainly takes action against specific ads and campaigns, whereas the competition and markets authority can take action against people with the threat of big fines, or even time injail. that's how i felt when i was younger... it's the first time the cma has named the celebrities it has been investigating. but because the cases were not taken to court, there's no official ruling that the stars broke the law. i'm just going to let you have your moment at the end... but the threat of fines and jail time is a big step up from the slap on the wrist typically given by the asa, and the cma is now turning its attention to the social networks, to see what changes could be made to make advertising online more transparent. chris fox, bbc news. now it's time for a look at the weather with ben rich a very good evening to you.
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temperatures are dropping away. parts of southern england and on the neck down to minus five degrees, minus sheltered spot in scotland down to it for some while is a beautiful entrance to a buffer and foggy day. but he did keep five all day long simply because never got above freezing but as i had mentioned as temperatures are heading down lights. it is the satellite picture from earlier i'm picking up lying snow across the spite of the country. mark out into lesser areas and across the southeast which has delivered further when three showers. during the night temperatures will continue dropping under clear skies and we have won three showers across western parts of scotland which will sink down into northern england through the night, a mixture of rain, sleet and snow. isere needing went temperatures, “11, —5 quite widely but some spots getting top—notch lesser areas we have cold, fa ncy top—notch lesser areas we have cold, fancy conditions there is the potential for ice to take advantage
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of tomorrow morning and his little band of wintry showers, a mixture of rain, sleet and snow could cause slippery conditions and may be getting from the covering of snow across parts of the southeast and england but generally speaking for the day each in england, eastern styling with the spells and sunshine. for west expecting more in the land crowd, from patchy rain at times a night temperatures and multi—thousand sunshine. for the last expecting more in the land crowd, from patchy rain at times a night temperatures in western areas suddenly started to ship parts. sevenin suddenly started to ship parts. seven in belfast, nine in plymouth, he decidedly chilly day further east but we will get into that milder air has been that out of thursday into friday. it's one front will be gasping patchy rain but behind in a wedge of mild parasites to work its way in our direction. you will really notice the difference on friday —— a length of milder air. fighting ina friday —— a length of milder air. fighting in a family like item because there will be crowded, especially the rain, quite would become a brighter one says have a look at the top temperatures into double digits for many. 10 degrees in birmingham and a look at the top temperatures into double digits for many. 10 degrees in birmingham and in newcastle for example. however that cold air will never be too far
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away and as we move there friday night into saturday with the various frontal system starting to move from the north down towards the south. a lot of uncertainty about the timing on this wet weather but we are likely to see wind and rain patients out eastwards, but maybe turning to snow on the back edge because by this stage they are bringing cold air back in from the north and on sunday we are all back into the cello. a very windy day sunday, so i don't feel very cold. further going showers and it fades into next week but in the meantime a very cold night tonight. hello, i'm ros atkins, this is 0utside source.
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there's a lot of pressure on venezuela for a change of leader. the head of the opposition declares himself interim president with the backing of the usa, increasing the pressure on nicolas maduro to go. venezuela ns have ta ken to the streets in their tens of thousands today calling for change, and others in separate protests in defence of the president. in the uk, theresa may's brexit deal was dead in the water last week, but could her opponents now be willing to give it a second look? there is good news for us. to hope that a reformation of this deal could be achieved to make it acceptable. michael cohen, the former lawyer to donald trump,


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