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you are watching beyond 100 days. so—called islamic state group says is responsible for the attack entry la nka is responsible for the attack entry lanka but the claim is not yet been verified. the turlington governments asa verified. the turlington governments as a syrian national has been detained, one of a0 people being questioned. funerals are now begun for the 321 people killed on easter sunday in the series of coordinated blasts. the president visits the queen. donald trump is been invited for a state visit to the uk injune and protesters are already making their plans. also on the programme, in other high—profile meeting as kim jong un travels to russia for talks with vladimir putin. an swedish teenager greta thunberg begins her
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climate change campaign. she rings it to westminster, telling the uk government is time to panic over climate change. hello, i'm katty kay in washington. matthew price is in washington for us. —— london for us. there were specific threats to churches on the hours before easter sunday. the country's prime minister today said intelligence was passed on by indian officials and it was possible another team of attackers is still at large. funerals have been held for some of the 321 people killed. suicide bombers hit three luxury hotels with foreign tourists and to churches. clive my reports 110w and to churches. clive my reports now from colombo. white banners and streamers today
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greet those entering negombo. in the afternoon breeze, they dance, as if heralding a fete or celebration. but in sri lanka, white signifies death. a meditation on the life of christ and remembrance of the dead. in this house, open caskets house four members of one family, murdered as they prayed on easter sunday — a mother, two girls, and a boy, aged seven. then the quiet reflection is broken. she wails. "my golden daughter, my small son, why are you like this?", she wails. "get up, get up!" 0vercome, this grandmother still cannot believe two generations of her family are gone. and next door, another
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house of sorrow. "i lost my family," says anusha kumari. and all around, her heartbreak is shared. nearby, more bodies. her husband and a teenage son. this room is now a shrine. and close by, a 21—year—old daughter, to be laid to rest. so—called islamic state has claimed responsibility, and anusha demands that the government gets tough on local extremists. translation: the people of this country are mad. they're fools. we need a strong leader to run this country. sri lanka needs a strong man for it to rise. it's clear that the sense of shock and grief and loss that this woman is feeling — so many are feeling here in sri lanka — is now turning to anger, real anger at the authorities
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for not protecting them. as he calmly walks past a child, cctv captures the bomber who destroyed anusha's life and so many others. he walks into san sebastian church. it's packed — this is easter sunday. and seconds later, he detonates. on this day of national mourning, sri lanka's prime minister warned some extremists are still on the run and may be returnees from syria. there are a few people on the run. some are on the run, so we've got to apprehend them. he asked how many were on the run. no, i don't know. back in negombo, excavations from mass burials. the burning question after sunday's barbarity, will the killings bring this country together in grief, or see it fracture along religious and ethnic fault lines that in the past have destroyed so much?
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those are the awful scenes in the capital. 0ur correspondent... you are on the east coast of sri lanka, far away from the capital but we are —— where another attack was logical to water people there telling you today? there'sjust a huge sense of loss here. it's worth putting into context the area that i am in, an area that experience some of the worst violence and even massacres during the country's civil war which ended a decade ago. it's also an area that suffered thousands of casualties during the su— nominee in 200a. -- casualties during the su— nominee in 200a. —— tsunami. 0nce casualties during the su— nominee in 200a. —— tsunami. once again, this community is having to bury their loved ones and deal with loss. i
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think that is what really tells the story of people here. i was walking around this morning, and the churches in this area in this small christian community are all still locked. they are not opened again because people are really afraid here. we are eight hours or so away from colombo, so there's a very different sense here. people don't really follow the news in the same way. they don't follow the politics and whether the government knew in advance or not. for them, it'sjust about the sheer loss. can you imagine? a funeral yesterday, a brother and sister, not even 15, i think there were ten and 11, buried there side by side. i met their pa rents there side by side. i met their parents today. it's just heartbreaking stuff. were people conscience of tensions between the christian as muslim community there in those churches? people of not really talked about that. there have been an increase on attacks towards christians in recent years, but
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there has not really been a big problem in terms of that sort of religious tension of the big problem in the past year has been the tension around the civil war. no, there hasn't been that sort of thing, and that's what it think it's so thing, and that's what it think it's so surprising and shocking someone of the questions a lot of people are asking is why did suicide bomber a suicide bomber target the young children? they were in the courtyard. that's when the explosive was detonated. we don't know whether the suicide bomber wanted to attack children, but when you think after that half of the casualties here we re that half of the casualties here were young children, going to pray ona were young children, going to pray on a sunday morning, that is what is heartbreaking for this community. a whole future generation lost here. thank you. i am joined in the
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studio, the study of terrorism and foreign policy. islamic state group claiming this, not being verified. what do you think? here's what we know. this was a sophisticated operation. we know that there is a suspicion that one group that we have never heard of before, a local group in sri lanka, they are prior modus operandi has been vandalism. they have never upped their game to this level. we know there were some information that was cast from the indian intelligence service and the us intelligence community to the officials in sri lanka and this was done on the ath of april. it was then translated out, to some of their ministries on the 9th of april, but somewhere along the line there was a breakdown in communications. the thing that's important to me here is that we have
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seen this group, pretty much below the radar screen, they have upped theirgame. we the radar screen, they have upped their game. we have a very civic is it tactful to we have multiple attackers. —— eight very sophisticated attack. we have a bomb, bombs that are partly very sophisticated and it just bomb, bombs that are partly very sophisticated and itjust seems bomb, bombs that are partly very sophisticated and it just seems to me that with the group this pedestrian, to go from there to make a quantum leap from where they were to where what happened several days ago, indicates to me there may be some outside or technical assistance. for the past few years, counterintelligence people like yourself have been focused on the lone wolves and the risk that lone wolves provided, post, particularly in europe. does this not suggest a group like islamic state, if they are involved in this, or some kind of corny did group, would have the capacity to take a small group and make it a really lethal attack? capacity to take a small group and make it a really lethal attack7m isa make it a really lethal attack7m is a different model. like
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everything else, times have changed. isis no longer controls valve swathes of syria and iraq. it's been on his heels. some have declared it is dead. it is not dead. al-qaeda is dead. that doesn't mean they are lacking in lethality. there were people behind not killed, not gone to other pursuits, that are still fighting the fight, so to speak. we know that these groups are still out there. we also know that with the diminishing inter—operational capability, the fact that, with regard to islamic state, losing its real estate in the middle east, they have to continue to play for relevance, just like al-qaeda has to play for relevance. the idea of them franchising out, an individual from syria that may have been in sri lanka, that they may have franchised out some operatives to a local
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group, that doesn't surprise me. jack, the sure link prime minister today suggested it was possible, pure speculation, but it was possible that the christchurch attack on the mosque that killed those 50 or so people a month or so ago, that could have been the motivating factor behind these attacks. how much do intelligence officials at the most senior levels worry about a sort of global copycat going on? that's a great question, and matthew, and we often see when there is an attack and there is a perpetrator that claims responsibility for the attack, they often telegraphed out a justification for the attack. it doesn't surprise me that if there was a motivation here to hit back for the new zealand attacks on the mosques in new zealand, it would be a justification. don't forget
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al-qaeda, isis, groups like that, one of their core philosophical tenets of why they exist is to defend muslims who are under attack around the world. again, if the maker if they are saying there is a speculation this was done in retaliation for the new zealand attacks, it's kind of in the playbook. jack tomarchio, think you very much for coming in with all of that. the video of one of the bombers that was been released, going, into that church, patting that child on the way in. i was listening to the bbc national correspondent, gordon corera, that there seems to be some ordination going on. absolutely. he was saying he was watching that footage, which is chilling footage. the suicide bomber walking in on his mission. gordon was saying that that sort of
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modus operandi, that walk, is suggestive there were certainly some sort of involvement from a group like perhaps islamic state, who have carried out so don't act similar corded needed attacks on numerous occasions. —— similar corded needed all of this to be investigated. the first time donald trump was invited for a state visit to united kingdom, things did not get woelfel to 1.8 million brits sign a petition protesting the plane and the visit was cancelled. 0fficials protesting the plane and the visit was cancelled. officials on both side hoping this time will go better. the request should follow particle. less so, donald trump's working religion with the british government for some he ruffled feathers by doing an interview in the sun newspaper by disparaging theresa may's handling a brexit and saint borisjohnson would make a
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great prime minister. —— and saying that. let's check in withjon sopel. saying he might go to... you are looking ahead to 2020 with one eye, thinking, i'm going for a second term. what you want is not molar stomach molar —— robert mueller, you wa nt stomach molar —— robert mueller, you want to look presidential and you wa nt want to look presidential and you want to look presidential and you want to be in your rights tie entails at a state banquet at buckingham palace for some you want the guns salute in greenport. you wa nt the guns salute in greenport. you want the full ceremonial. in france, more of that as well, where he will be bowing his head to honour those men 75 years ago who stormed up the beaches of normandy and made the ultimate sacrifice so that europe and the rest of the world could be
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free. the optics from donald trump is my point if you cannot come as a better time. is my point if you cannot come as a bettertime. —— is my point if you cannot come as a better time. —— from donald trump's point of view, could not. this was an imitation donald trump would never turn down. the pictures there with him with the queen. of course, those images, the white house loved. the pomp and circumstances of those images. what are they going to do this time around to make sure the protesters are kept as far away from the images of the president as possible? yet, i heard a fantastic story about what happened last time. the us ambassador to the court of st. james, in london, went on the radio and said, thongchai would be happy to meet the protesters. he doesn't mind protesters. —— donald trump would be happy. the then chief of staff of the white house, john kelly, says you must be joking. the la st kelly, says you must be joking. the last thing donald trump wants to see is protesters, and so he was
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helicopter from one secure location to another so that he would not have to another so that he would not have to see anyone. it's more problematic this time. there may not be a coach right up the mall, one of the traditional things of the state visit, for security reasons. if he is going to go from the us embassy to buckingham palace, your neck when you helicopter that short journey from one to another —— you are not going to. there is a chance there may be protesters, but as i say, i think the bigger picture for donald trump's point of view is all the pomp and ceremony. and as you know very welcome british news doesn't get on american televisions that often, except when the royal family is involved. the fact there will be a prince or princess meeting him at the airport, the queen hosting and at buckingham palace, that will do very nicely. all good news for the white house. jon sopel, thanks for much forjoining us. we are joined by washington bureau chief for the new york times. before i get to the politics of the day, i want to ask
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you about this visit. i am assuming they are happy at the white house this has been put back on the schedule. they are very happy. we we re schedule. they are very happy. we were at first surprised the president was invited but then of course, president was invited but then of course , you president was invited but then of course, you realised it's and 75th anniversary of d—day. it's very hard not to invite the sitting american president and argued here is also that perhaps trump can bring some good news to theresa may, two brexit, about trade. that is our view here. i am sure we'll see some of these pictures in trump campaign commercials, assuming he does not walk in front of the queen as he did la st walk in front of the queen as he did last time! it was interesting to note the donald trump's tweets, i thing we have got a page that shows you all of the tweets from this morning, there they go, the time we put this together, 12 or 13. not one of them had mentioned the state visit. why do you think that is? he
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still has the mueller report in his mind. the white house went to great lakes to betray him is happy in his mind. he was tweeting incessantly about the 13, 17, 18 angry democrats. it certainly is eating at him. as you can see on capitol hill, the democrats are moving slowly but they are moving towards big hearings about the investigation, calling up the attorney general, they want to call up mueller, the former white house counsel. this is not leaving trump's presidency anytime soon. elizabeth, you mentioned to report there and the president's sunjared kushner —— son—in—law, jared kushner, and he was talking and it raise some eyebrows. quite frankly,
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the whole thing is the macro it's a terrible thing. i think the investigation and all the speculation that's happened for the la st two speculation that's happened for the last two years has had a much harsher impact on democracy than a couple of facebook ads. in the investigation has at a much harsher impact on democracy than if you facebook ads. i am going to imagine the people in the us intelligence committee might be a little concerned to hear the president's son—in—law disparage russian interference in the us election in those manner, and that manner. yes, that was quite an interesting comment given that facebook alone, just a couple of facebook ads, facebook estimates that its ads and posts reach 126 million americans during the 2016 election. that is only 10 million less people than who actually voted. i was quite
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extensive. the other thing that jared kushner did not mention was that the intelligence committee considers more damaging was the stolen e—mails, the stolen hillary clinton e—mails committee stolen dnc e—mails which were released systematically and carefully during the course of the campaign. we will never know for sure if the russian interference song the election to donald trump, but there's no doubt that the russians helped elect him. and forjared kushner to say it was just a couple of facebook ads and the bigger problem is the investigation into this historic interference, it's quite an unusual statement. elizabeth, iwanted to wonder, in terms of the mueller report, looks like the democrats strategy is, they have subpoenaed the former white house chief lawyer, don mcgann. his name cropped up 1a0,
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150 times in the redacted mueller report. he seems to be a crucial figure now and all of this. what you think the democrats are hoping to get by talking to him in congress under oath? i think they are hope... he spent 30 hours with the molar investigation, at least 30 hours. he was interviewed extensively. he took careful notes, is chief of staff took notes, contemporaneous notes, so took notes, contemporaneous notes, so he is really a first—half witness to some of the episodes in the molar report that he could —— could be construed as obstruction ofjustice, the firing of the fbi directorjames comey, the repeated times by trump to have robert mueller fired, telling people to go out and like his staff to go out and lie about certain things. this is all in the pages of the 400 plus page report. i think the democrats, i know the
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democrats anticipate if you get mcgann life on television in your living room, this will have a different impact on americans than a very, a thick report that most people are not going to read. all for a8 pages of it! i agree with you. important forget those democratic those hearings out. thanks very much forjoining us from the new york times. elisabeth, thank you. one thing the white house and set about this state visit in june is it will reaffirm the special relation. i have been talking to top us military people and uk government people. they are concerned it is not a special relationship and it has been degraded because of the drawdowns on the british military for towhee have gone from being the second contributor to the effort in afghanistan to now the fifth, that has an impact on the relationship. that does not keep britain at the top of the pecking order when it
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comes to american priorities. you've already had because of the change in the bridge military and he cuts you've artie had, —— the british military and he cut you have already had. brexit is increasing that. all of that playing into a relationship thatis of that playing into a relationship that is perhaps not as tight as it has been. it's concerning to some people on both sides that i've spoken to. absolutely. also interesting, just as if i do to all of that, it doesn't seem that political band with here in britain at the moment to be particular agitated about a state visit that's happening in a couple of months‘ time. everything is about brexit. yeah. let‘s get a quick look at other news from around the world. the former french prime minister and his wife are to stand trial two yea rs his wife are to stand trial two years after they became caught up in a public funding scandal. it‘s claimed he paid his wife hundreds of thousands of dollars to do palm
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entry work that was never actually carried out. allegations the couple deny. mr macklin will face charges of misusing —— mr fillon will face charges... police have arrested a 57—year—old woman in connection with the murder of the journalist lyra mckee on thursday. she has been taken to a police station in belfast for questioning. the new ira has admitted to killing the journalist in londonderry. a city injapan has made history by electing its first ever female politician. she made history by electing its first everfemale politician. she will made history by electing its first ever female politician. she will be the first assemblywoman in the city‘s 61 year history. across japan, six women were elected city mayors in sunday‘s collection.
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blustar committee parliaments passed non—biting legislation calling on —— last year, the parliament... it made us wonder what countries have the highest number of female elected politicians. just three, in fact, have more than 50%. rwanda has the most common 61%. cuba comes in second place, closely followed by bolivia, where 51% of his politicians are women. the uk came in 39th with 32%. the us came in 70th place, where only 23% of his politicians are women. 39th and 78th! we can do better than this. certainly can. this is beyond 100 days from the bbc. coming up, we focus on attacks in sri lanka in the globalfight against focus on attacks in sri lanka in the global fight against extremism, it has cost the us trillion dollars don
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mack of dollars in that fight. —— trillions of dollars. kim jong un follows a nd trillions of dollars. kim jong un follows and his father‘s footsteps. his first ever meeting with vladimir putin. that is still to come. hello there. weren‘t we all split over the easter break with some glorious weather. i hope you got out and enjoyed it. if you haven‘t already heard, where have you been? but it was a record breaker with temperatures peaking around 25 celsius in many spots over the weekend. all change though with that approaching, it‘s going to be cool with outbreaks of rain and temperatures back to where they should be for that time of year. we are already starting to see that for that time of year. we are already starting to see the first signs of change with levels of high clouds spinning up from the near continent, mixed in with saharan dust in the upper atmosphere and that is making for some interesting sunrises, quite an orange glow around at the moment. and you may well notice it
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in the next couple days. now, for the remainder of today we will see some outbreaks of rain developing across southwest and into wales, into the afternoon and into the evening. at the same time, breeze picks up and it will be a cool night with lots of cloud coming in. across eastern scotland in northeast england. low pressure in the driving seat over the next few days, with a breeze picking up making it feel noticeably cooler for a wednesday. these showery outbreaks of rain and some of it as it moves slowly through the morning across cornwall into devon and parts of wales. we see some sharp showers breaking out through parts of 0xfordshire stretching into the midlands with an odd
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rumble of thunder. factor in a lot more in the way of cloud and breeze, it will be noticeably cooler out there. you will need an extra layer if you are heading out and about. for scotland, we keep that cloud across the east coast and the wind really quite strong, cool feel that is exposed to close, and we will be lucky if we see 11—1a degrees. as we move out of wednesday, we have to look at to the atlantic for this cooler fresher air. that‘s going to stay with us into the weekend, so by thursday, we should see more widespread outbreaks of rain around and that‘s great news for gardeners and growers. as we approach the weekend, looks as though it‘s cooler and showery and really feeling quite disappointing after the weekend just gone.
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this is beyond 100 days, we are in washington and london. top stories, and footage of the suicide bombers emerge that killed 321 people and wounded many more. president trump returns to britain with an official state visit and there may be a protest or two. the coming up in the next half hour, the 16—year—old swedish god bringing her climate change campaign to westminster she says that each of the generation has to be stuck —— has been stolen. and wa nt to to be stuck —— has been stolen. and want to do if you find seven foot boa constrictor in your garden. in scotland.
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as the investigation into who is responsible for the easter bombings in sri lanka continue, the prime minister of the country says that deadly attacks may be linked to islamic state group, adding that the suicide bombers had travelled a broad. i a script claims they carried out the bombings, but it has not provided any evidence to support that. 0ur correspondent rajini vaidya nathan is there and sent this report. this unique stretch... this scenic stretch of sri lanka‘s east coast has become accustomed to loss. countless died in the country‘s civil war. the tsunami in 200a claimed thousands more. and now, a new wave of terror. in the town of batticaloa, they‘re grieving. forjarashem, who‘d just turned 13. forjohn, who loved basketball. for amsika, who was two.
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for the other children killed at church. they‘d all been attending sunday school. this footage was filmed 20 minutes before the bomber struck. after class, they‘d gone outside for snacks before easter service. at least 25 people died in the blast here at zion church — 13 were children. this was one of the sunday school teachers. her husband, ramesh, was at the church when he spotted a stranger carrying a backpack. "he told my husband he was coming in to make a video inside the church," she told me. "my husband said he couldn‘t and took him outside. as i went into the church, the bomb exploded." moments later, ramesh died. his actions saved many lives, but his two children now have to live theirs without a father.
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and for his widow, the pain is all too familiar. her parents were brutally murdered in sri lanka‘s civil war. her aunt died in the tsunami. in this small christian community, entire families are now gone. this woman lost her son, her daughter—in—law and 18—month—old grandchild. and just around the corner, we found another memorial poster of two smiling children. yesterday, brother and sister sharon and sarah were buried side by side. they were just 11 and 12. both loved to study. still on the wall in their house, their homework calendar. "i didn‘t expect they would die," their mum told me. "i‘ll never see them again. i can‘t have children
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like them any more." these graves have barely been dug — just like the lives lost had barely been lived. this land used to be lined with grave sparking the victims of the country‘s civil war, which ended a decade ago. once again, this community is burying their dead. rajini vaidyanathan, bbc news, batticaloa. since 9/11 the number of terrorist attacks around the world has increased fivefold. the us alone has spent $6 trillion and lost ten thousand lives fighting global extremism. and overseas, the numbers are worse. a new report from the united states institute of peace suggests new strategies to combat the causes of violent extremism abroad. they have three recommendations. ensure a shared
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understanding of why extremism spreads. promote long—term coordination between agencies in fragile states(ani)the us needs jonny may now is nancy thanks for joining nancy thanks forjoining us, and have us here, i want to ask you whether the recommendations you make in your report might have helped prevent that kind of attack we seen in sri lanka. there will always behave in a kind of hate that provokes that terry assigned sri lanka, i think the question is whether the recommendations enable sri lanka to prevent that ideology taking root and spreading and training into cycles of even greater hatred. the task force that congress directed to conduct, is looking at how to prevent extremism and fragile states looking at the conditions of fragility and fragile states where
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you had four governments and a lack ofa you had four governments and a lack of a functioning state society compact, because those are the conditions that enable my kind of ideology to take root and again recruits and even hold territory. are you optimistic we can do it, i mean, we‘ve spent billions of dollars since 9/11, people look at this for nearly two decades now, there are microsoft try to understand how to root out the causes of these kinds of attacks and we cannot do it yet do you think we can? we have to keep trying and with this approach it articulates that we need to have a shared understanding because often what happens is our military, our diplomatic and development efforts are not aligned and they can undercut one another. and that, with the three recommendations, they create an alignment, high potential for
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creating long—term engagement and sustained in partnership with these fragile areas, and a more iterative programming understanding that they will be solved within a few years these are generational, what's encouraging is that similar to these recommendations, there are two bells moving to the us house and senate right now, so there is a convergence that starting to happen that says we have to try a different way. the third recommendation was the us pulling international resources how do you envisage that working with the current administration in the white house, which seems to be less than multilateral in its thinking? well, the good news is as i said there are congressional action on this, this admission also builds on something called the strategic stabilisation assistance review, thatis stabilisation assistance review, that is already picking up these recommendations across state aid and
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bod. you know, it enables for more cost—effective, more efficient action, and that's of great interest to this administration. understanding the importance of burnt chairing. nancy, thank you forjoining us. in two days‘ time, kimjong un will have made history by travelling to russia for his first ever meeting with president putin. russia‘s eastern port of vladivostok, just hours from their shared border, is where they‘ll get together and talk business. both sides have different agendas, though they might have more in common than you think. as russia‘s relations with the west soured over the past two decades, relations with north korea have picked up somewhat. and for pyongyang, it sends a message to the us that they‘re still friends with major powers , despite tough international sanctions. here‘s our moscow correspondent, sarah rainsford. seems like he‘s not liking summits
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can you achieve any more but there‘s some attempt at going on by him to be a balance the influence of a north korea which i know that with more russian influence and we know the russians had been engaged in this process recently, they‘ve been doing sanctioned busting up the ports into north korea, so there is a step up in russian engagement with north korea for putin, and it‘s more of a attempt to spread his influence on the wild. if you look at how the president putin stepped into the middle east and syria fell apart, and now more influence is there in the region than before, he‘s got russian warships in the mediterranean, the look at that, if you look at the way putin has used engagement with what many perceived to be rogue nations, and it works for him. it‘s also worth showing and perhaps some of the preparations are being made because our correspondent sarah as they are, as she tweeted
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this a bit earlier. 0k well let's see how he gets likes going up, looks like they will be to the university. the uk‘s environment secretary michael gove has admitted that ‘we have not done nearly enough‘ to tackle man—made climate change. the admission came after the minister met 16—year—old swedish climate activist greta thunberg, who was in parliament today. the meetings took place as the activist group extinction rebellion marched to parliament in their ninth day of protests that have brought gridlock to parts of central london, resulting in more than 1,000 arrests. the teenage campaigner, who rose to fame last year after a solo protest against climate change, told a packed room of mps that her future and those of other children had been ‘sold‘. we probably don't have a teacher any more. because that future was sold
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from the small number of people that could make unimaginable amounts of money, it was stolen from us every time you said this guy was the limit and you only live once. you light it to us, you gave us a false hope. you told us that the future with something to look forward to. greta, impressive young woman. let‘s speak now to nathan hultman, director of the centre for global sustainability at the university of maryland, and alyssa gilbert, from the grantham institute in london. first of all let‘s talk to alyssa, it‘s noticeable to me that we have demonstrations recently and protest around central london and europe especially with the and i here in the united states in terms of street action, is there one effort that works better than others in terms of the pushing politicians to take action on climate change? is context
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specific actually, and i think a lot of the groups that want to see action on climate change they know what it is that makes their politicians be the regional or national take notice. in some cases that might be the voices of constituency, human voices and stories and in some cases it's really action on the street that really action on the street that really leads to change rather than negative reaction. nathan, iwonder, these groups are calling for the extension rebellion case for britain to become correct in that carbon neutral zero by 2025 and 60 is time, how does a country do that, is it possible to do that? well, it's certainly possible for countries to set goals like that that are highly ambitious, we know we have technology available today that can be deployed in all levels of development —— government that can drive back down, that's going to be
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deferent like the protest for specific cases and political cases of where exactly countries can get by with state. but it is a case that we can do much more than we were doing today and that it is absolutely the right thing to do to look at what can be done in each of those political contacts to drive the emissions down as rapidly as possible. nathan i'm hearing debate amongst ms —— and vibrant mentalist i whether it‘s better to get people a sense of better lifestyle or better to push the idea we all have to make sacrifices because it‘s catastrophic moment, is there one way that works better than the other? i think you have to have both in some ways. it's absolutely the case that we can address the problems that we are looking at today, but it is also the correct thing to do to level with every body and for us to all be aware that the acuteness of the problem is great and it will require in fact a
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tremendous amount of effort between now and 2030 for us to get on that correct trajectory, that is not —— estimated we need to read is called emissions by about 70% by that date in orderto emissions by about 70% by that date in order to get the right pathway toward stabilising limit —— global climate change. alyssa, carrot or stick? i think most of the changes to tackle climate change can be beneficial to people, so i would say it's really about carrots, there is a lot of change involved and i think the people that seems negative or difficult we talk about things like maybe changing the way you travel are what you might eat, but every time we changed a lot anyway, over the different decades and we change a lot about technologies we use in our homes, and so lives looked different and that really can be better. i think that's interesting to put it that way because i think most people think of the kind of things they need to do to lead a more sustainable green life and they
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think of my goodness i can‘t take aeroplanes that he might to stop eating beef, at the stop at the mall, and that some people refuse to make the kind of, faced with war on the doorstep, people make changes to the doorstep, people make changes to the lifestyle and sacrifices but otherwise it‘s really hard to sacrifice. absolutely encourage people to choose one thing they're comfortable with it doesn't feel he could begin to none but actually it is for the climate. it could be insulating your home or if you a tenant asking the landlord to do something to be changing what you eat a few times a week i try something out differently, is something out differently, is something that you feel i could have a dull and make your next vehicle electric or zero carbon if you're refurbishing her house already, ask someone refurbishing her house already, ask someone what it looks like to do so without a boiler and zero carbon heating that exists a be the first person behind it. nape then is it enough because some of the things that alyssa was mentioning there, you have to be relatively affluent, you‘d have to have money to replace
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or boiler our car and go electric, is this something that that‘s colette the middle class, the global meta class colette the middle class, the global metaclass could do now and that would be enough —— middle—class.” think is options mention are and pray for everyone to look at and their personal context and it will be helpful for everyone to see what they could be maybe one or several from the list, but it's also absolutely important to realise two things, first of all we are already in that transition all the changes are happening now, there are many states in the united states doing a lot, cities and communities that are doing things to step up in their own contacts to drive forward their own contacts to drive forward the policy decisions they take more ambitious climate action. and that's the kind of thing i think we need to focus on that connects the personal motivation, the personnel efforts that many people are taking across the road today, that you have everyone the road today, that you have everyone realise that we all need to
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be at this moment working within all organisations that we are a part of, all levels of government, all levels of governance, all institutions, and drive those institutions to also implement policies that will do more and what we did that, the power at all those individual actions will have leverage and aggregate to what we need to do. galahad. it's important to emphasise that point that government and this is a need to enable decisions like that so business does not provide products for that lifestyle that people will be frustrated, they are ready to ta ke be frustrated, they are ready to take action now. 0k both of you thank you forjoining us, great discussion and thank you very much. a christian was here he tell us about the electric car he has and how he‘s doing his bit i think of something interesting to the of this on whether there is a sense of futility of their tiny action will make a difference or if they get they don‘t want to sacrifice all the
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different reasons we get ourselves for not taking action but hearing from both of them about how it has to bea from both of them about how it has to be a combination of our action and policy action, i think is really interesting. this is beyond 100 days. still to come the tale of the straight snake, i will tell you what happened to this reptile that‘s coming up next. the government is launching a campaign to tackle ‘botched‘ cosmetic procedures in england. it follows a rise in the number of people going abroad for operations such the ‘brazilian but lift‘ which have led to deaths. the bbc‘s anna adams has the latest. the cosmetic surgery industry in the uk is now worth more than £3.6 billion, but most people are no longer going under the knife to achieve results. botox and fillers account for the vast majority of those procedures. an online poll of 1000 women aged under 30 found that 83% would like to change their body,
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if they could afford it and if it was safe. the survey questioned 1000 women between the ages of 18—30, and found 63% would like to change their stomach, 53% wanted to change their breasts and a1% their bottom. half of the people polled for the victoria derbyshire programme said britain was now obsessed with cosmetic surgery. things like bootjob, nosejob, botox, filler, it was intense, addictive, it was so addictive for me. the mac were meant to engage we are not meant to look 20 when it's ok to age. it‘s notjust women who are seeking these procedures. we spoke to a 27—year—old man who has been injecting himself with lip fillers and botox for three years. he wanted to remain anonymous. the product was so easy to get hold of, there was no issues with, you know, they didn't
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check your credentials, check who you are. i started to have a problem with my lips, just did a normal injection. i woke up the next morning, they were uneven, one side was bigger than the other, i had blisters and it was incredibly painful. there are concerns that the rise in self—injected fillers will be putting pressure on the nhs if they go wrong. the department of health in england says it will now launch a campaign in the coming weeks to tackle the increasing number of botched procedures. change uk — the new political party set up by former labour and conservative mps — has launched its campaign for next month‘s european elections. the party‘s interim leader heidi allen said the group opposed brexit and would call for a second referendum on the uk‘s membership of the eu. also today, the former ukip leader nigel farage unveiled a second tranche of candidates for his brexit party. the group officially launched earlier this month and plans to stand pro—brexit candidates in the upcoming european elections — if the uk is still in the eu
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at the time of the poll. continuing delays to brexit mean that unless mps approve the prime minister‘s withdrawal agreement imminently, the uk will be taking part in the european elections scheduled for one month‘s time. let‘s speak now to our political correspondent rob watson. is three years after we voted to leave the eu. thanks forjoining us i wonder if change uk than for the remainder is, brexit party for brexiteers, which of the mainstream parties are going to be most worried about these two new players? fantastic quiz question on my first day back, greetings. like all politicians, i had been for easter andl politicians, i had been for easter and i came back today, people looked at me like i had a disease and delegate is that paul blood who has brexit, oh, dear. it's nice he's been on. to answer your question though, love, ithink
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been on. to answer your question though, love, i think of labour and the conservatives should be very worried. specially by change uk and the brexit, i guess the conservatives need to be more worried about brexit because many conservative voters are very pro—brexit, and labour voters have the labour party had to be worried about change because change is saying it's an absolutely anti—brexit party. whereas labour is sort of saying well, were not certainly for or against it. talk about being worried, 1922, group meeting right now i think they‘ve been meeting for an hour already, how concerned is a prime minister and about her threat to leadership? i don't think any of it is great news, but she has a problem in a governing conservative party, but i think she knows that it's a reminder that any idea people mellowed over the easter break which he did urge them to do, is absolutely for the birds and it does show that the pro—brexit wing of the conservative
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party is very unhappy with theresa may and would like her to go sooner rather than later. it's important to add a problem for the whole party notjust add a problem for the whole party not just theresa may because the sort of if you like proud eu wing of the conservative party is furious with all the brexiteers. the headline on all of this is that britain governing party, conservative party, one of the most powerful parties in the history of european politics these last 200 years is in big, big trouble. while this is all going on, the labour party, talking to the conservative party, talking to the conservative party trying to find a way or are they, getting some sort of agreement, where is that process, where could it or could not lead?|j think where could it or could not lead?” think lighter, i have to be sceptical about going anywhere for two reasons. one, why on earth with the opposition, or opposition labour
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labour party help and as much trouble. that's not the way british politics work. secondly, in order to doa politics work. secondly, in order to do a deal that he could sell to labour, the governing conservative party would have to go for a soccer brexit, that would cause divisions and ructions in the conservative party, so two of them to an agreement, it looks unlikely. 0k, rob watson, not sure if you gave us yes are no eyes —— answers to the quiz questions but three out of three i‘m going so good for you. we know the other way, good to see you back and glad you had a good easter and rest you needed it as all did the politicians in westminster. talking of rest and strength easter holidays... dad, is there meant to be a snake outside? that was the question bruce baker‘s daughter asked as she played in their garden with her one—year—old sister. the answer by the way, was no. it turned out a seven foot long boa constrictor had got into bruce‘s garden in scotland on easter
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sunday, just yards away from where children were messing about. he called in a neighbour to help him put the reptile in a box, and a local animal welfare charity came to pick it up shortly after. but the point is, he called, when he told the neighbour why he needed the neighbour to come around, but a p pa re ntly neighbour to come around, but apparently as well she got the neighbour to go to that head end of the snake. i mean it‘s not fair, is it. he probably thought he was coming foran it. he probably thought he was coming for an easter egg hunt or something what i want to know is how are you faced with one of those and are you faced with one of those and are you faced with one of those and are you able to get it into a box and get the lead i think i would just run away honestly. exactly get the kids inside. clear the garden! anyway, this one—year—old has a photo of her kissing the box with a stocking great snake inside it, that
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one goes on the family album and out posterity we will see you all back in tomorrow, thank you forjoining us and have a great rest of your day. hello there. weren‘t we all spoilt over the easter break with some glorious weather? i hope you got out and enjoyed it. if you haven‘t already heard, where have you been? but it was a record—breaker with temperatures peaking around 25 celsius in many spots through the weekend. all change though, for the weekend fast approaching. it is going to be cool with outbreaks of rain and those temperatures back to where they should be for the time of year. we are already starting to see the first signs of that change, with a veil of high cloud spinning up from the continent and mixed in there a little bit of saharan dust in the upper atmosphere. that is making for some pretty interesting sunrises. quite an orange glow around at the moment, and you may well notice it over the next couple of days. now, for the remainder of today, we will see some showery outbreaks of rain developing across the south—west and into wales by the end of the afternoon and into the evening.
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at the same time, the breeze will pick up and it will be a cool night with quite a lot of cloud coming in across eastern scotland and north—east england. so, low pressure in the driving seat over the next few days and those weather fronts will continue to spill in from the atlantic with the breeze picking up, really making it feel noticeably cooler for wednesday. a few showery outbreaks of rain, some of it heavy as it moves its way slowly through the morning across cornwall, into devon and to parts of wales, and ahead of it we could see a few sharp showers breaking out, maybe through parts of 0xfordshire, stretching up into the midlands, maybe with the odd rumble of thunder. factor in a lot more in the way of cloud and more of a breeze, it will be noticeably cooler out there. you will need an extra layer if you are heading out and about. for scotland, we keep that thicker cloud across the east coast and the winds really quite strong so quite a cool feel on those exposed coasts. we will be lucky if we see 11 to 1a celsius. perhaps in the sunniest moments, 20 celsius the overall high. as we move out of wednesday, we have to look out to the atlantic for this cooler, fresher air start
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to push in from the west and that is going to stay with us right into the weekend. by thursday, we should see more widespread outbreaks of rain around. that is great news for gardeners and growers, some welcome rain here. as it moves its way across england and wales, up into the scottish borders by the end of the day. scotland and northern ireland may stay dry during daylight hours. but as we approach the weekend, it looks as though it will be cool and showery and really feeling quite disappointing after the weekend just gone.
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this is bbc news i‘m geeta guru—murthy. the headlines at 8pm. the number of dead after the easter sunday attacks in sri lanka rises to 321 — while this footage emerges of one of the suspected church bombers. the prime minister says some of the extremists are on the run. we have to apprehend them, so far we have been successful at apprehending many of them. as the investigation into the bombings gets under way it‘s emerged that intelligence about the attacks may not have been passed on to ministers. in other news, us president donald trump will return to the uk injune — this time for an official state visit. change uk — the pro—remain party which backs another brexit referendum — launches its european


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