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this is bbc news, i'm clive myrie. the headlines at eight... rory stewart is knocked out of the conservative leadership contest, leaving four in the race to be the next prime minister. in the end, perhaps some of the things i was saying that they nokia brexit would be catastrophic or that she can't deal brexit would be catastrophic or that she can't negotiate a new deal with europe, probably proved to be true and people went quite ready to hear, but i still think they are truths. two further rounds of voting will take place tomorrow, from 10am, to whittle the field down to the final two. we'll bring you all the reaction to the result, live from westminster. in other news... a 64 year old man is arrested on suspicion of manslaugter, by detectives investigating the death of footballer, emiliano sala. four men are identified
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and charged with shooting down the malaysian airliner mh17, killing almost 300 people. and the duke and duchess of cambridge are deeply saddened, after an 83 year old woman was seriously injured in a collision, with their police escort. and it's make or break for scotland in the women's world cup as they take on argentina. the conservative leadership candidate is down to four candidates. boris johnson won the boat with 143 followed byjeremy hunt on 54. and michael govan 51.
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sajid javid remains in the running with 38 votes, but rory stewart could only muster 27 and this time around. so he drops out leaving the four of them to battle it out in the next round of voting. well a little earlier this evening, rory stewart gave us his reaction to being eliminated from the leadership race. disappointed because i think our country is in a moment of great crisis, disappointed because the long—term future of our party and our country must be the central ground of politics, disappointed because really, the fact that the lib dem voters and labour voters wanted to vote for me should be something we should be proud of. something we should embrace in this party and i'm disappointed also that in the end, perhaps some of the things i was saying that a no deal brexit would be catastrophic or that she can't negotiate a new deal with europe, probably proved the truth and people weren't ready to hear
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that but i still think they are truths, and i'm still going to keep saying them. well a short while, the home secretary sajid javid who came fourth in the latest round of voting spoke to the bbc and he said that people were crying out for change and that he was the candidate that could provide it. i'm pleased to be in the final four i'll try my best to win it, and my message to colleagues which i think is resonating is first of we need a constructive competition so when we get to the final two, we know boris johnson will be one of those and well done to him, but in terms of having a real constructive debate and competition that i can provide, second, i think we need a change candidate because we need to recognise after nine years of incumbency not delivering brexit, people are crying after a change and if we did not offer it ourselves they will vote for change in the form ofjeremy corbyn and i can be the agent of change and third, we need to reach out to new audiences, my own sort of background of how i
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chose the conservative party and how i got into politics is very different from the other candidates andi different from the other candidates and i think it resonates with so many others around the country and help us to reach new audiences. sajid javid who is still in the race. so what happens next? tomorrow there'll be further ballots to whittle down the candidates. until we get to the final two on friday — at that point the first hustings with conservative members will get underway. around 160,000 conservative members will then vote — and the winner of the contest and our next prime minister will be announced in the week of the 22nd ofjuly. 0ur political correspondent jonathan blake is in westminster. after the performance last night of rory spirit he himself said he did not think he did well, but no surprise perhaps that he's the man who out? not at all, it was either him or sajid javid, barring any earthquakes in this race, and it was rory stewart who in the end, like
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the votes compared to his performance in the second round, whether it's down to his performance in the debate where he had missed duty and studio audience to appeal to, where his slightly bizarre hater taking his tie off and i the opponents lost in some votes are whether it was some of the things he had said about his opponents and salads and his party, it's really unclear at this stage because those of his supporters to voted for him this time around are keeping quiet about where they might go next, but certainly, if he was hoping for another surge in support, he'll be disappointed tonight and this race is very much over for him as a candidate for tory leadership and prime minister. so, where are his votes likely to go do you think i may use a people keep their cards close to their chest, but is there one other candidate who is more likely to get more than the other?
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they are a disparate bunch, those who publicly declared for rory stewart in any case, perhaps that is leaning towards a a member of the conservative party in parliament, thatis conservative party in parliament, that is very much aligned into the centre ground and those ideas to a one nation tory party appealing beyond its base, but if you look at the options available they have to either decide are back at the clear front runner and the borisjohnson bandwagon or lend their support to the man who now looks like the outsider as it's down to four candidates, sajid javid and he may well with the background that he's talking about there in his ideas for brexit and other policy areas and appeal to some of this and peace. there isn't an obvious candidate frankly for them to back and that's been the nature of the race in early stages, but where the boats go will make a difference, not least because these candidates and second and
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third place just these candidates and second and third placejust a handful of these candidates and second and third place just a handful of them between them now, so support of one 01’ between them now, so support of one or two mps here and there will given difference to them and it'll be interesting to see how the next round of voting goes tomorrow. jonathan, thank you. joining me is the westminster lobby correspondent for the press associationjennifer mctiernan. thank you for coming in and get to see you. was it brexit that did it for rory? it's very difficult to say, obviously he had the performance on the debate last night, he admitted it was lackluster but when the pulse came in, it showed that actually he had huge public support and was a front runner as far as general public was concerned, but when you look at it longer, it's not a vote for the general public, it's for the tory membership and the tory members do not want somebody who's going to rule out a no deal, that was his at the campaigning issue and it's the decisively rejected today. he gave
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an interview with westminster after the results and was obviously disappointed, almost a sense of sorrow in his voice that he saw himself as the —— candidate who can occu py himself as the —— candidate who can occupy a centre ground, seems to have been vacated by both parties at the moment. and this is an opportunity for conservative parties throwing it away. i think another big difference was that he was part of that pitch against the brexit angle of a candidate that they were presuming, he is very critical and is criticism about this and that she's missing you can'tjust go and shout loud and get a better result. now that has gone, but was what was winning the opposition votes, especially remainders, but also a more moderate tory as well. they do not want to see we artie had david
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davis as a first brexit secretary who basically went over and effectively ta ke who basically went over and effectively take that approach somewhat say, and it didn't work so why does it work now? we have four candidates who are looking like they are going to take more of that approach. boris johnson is ahead, and certainly going to be one of the last two men still standing, difficult i know who would you put your money on as to who will get it? that has very little and it between hunt and that has very little and it between huntand go that has very little and it between hunt and go that the moment, so said after not sajid javid, he pulled up gotan after not sajid javid, he pulled up got an extra five votes and gradually moving up, so...m got an extra five votes and gradually moving up, so... if you're looking in terms of momentum for today, it was michael gove who got the most today with ten votes, and again, if sajid javid was just saying that, what the tories need 110w saying that, what the tories need now is a candidate for change, and
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clint is known as continuity man, he's going to go back in a similar way to perhaps rory stewart and say we need to look at it again and trying, and come up with a similar deal. so if people are not wanting to back rory stewart, and they go over to michael above, so he's possibly although not on the result today though, he possibly has momentum behind it tonight and had. i had momentum behind it tonight and had. ihada momentum behind it tonight and had. i had a kind? slightly, but before the votes rory stewart talked about the votes rory stewart talked about the idea of doctor rx and the proxy voting and he was saying it comes in batches of five or ten. when you look at the numbers, and you see sajid javid was getting five votes, michael gove that time, you have to wonder where they are coming from. people are tight—lipped, it's not entirely clear but they could be
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games going on here and i think so. you think people may not really be saying what they think? i suspect not, thank you very muchjennifer. and we'll find out how this story — and many others — are covered in tomorrow's front pages at 10:40 this evening in the papers — our guestsjoining me tonight arejo tanner — the co—founder and chief executive of inhouse communication and the chief political correspondent for the the guardian, jessica elgot. the bbc‘s vetting process has been called into question after it emerged that one of the contributors to last night's leadership debate is alleged to have extreme views. abdullah patel has been suspended from his job as deputy head at a gloucester school and relieved of his duties as a local imam. the bbc says it only discovered his background after the debate. here's our media editor amol rajan. the evidence suggests the bbc is one of the most trusted news brand in global media, and these are politically febrile times.
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one of the men on stage will become our next prime minister. this means any editorial error or short coming can prompt huge anger, not least from the license fee payers who fund the corporation. 0ne contributor to last night's tv debate was abdullah patel from gloucester. i see first hand the every day impact of islamophobic rhetoric on my community. following the programme it merged he had previously made comments on social media, that were critical of israel. the bbc say they carried out research on all contributors. a researcher was total he had a twitter account which had been deactivated. once he reactivated it, the remarks came to light. as a result he was suspended today by the school in gloucester where he is deputy head teacher, his local mosque is investigating, he says the remarks were not anti—semitic. the editor of the show last night tweeted to say that we woudget have put him on the programme if these
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were public before broadcast. but they were not. this is a man who will talk to us. the final question in yesterday's show was from this man in london. when will you do the right thing and call a general election? he is a solicitor, and last year stood as a candidate for labour in local elections. his employer has been commissioned by the labour party to work on anti—semitism. and last october, he was appointed to arrange conduct of the party's investigation. he was given a labour e—mail address. his employer have suss pended him. he has apologised. i think today there is more checking that needs to go on because the whole social media profile and that sort of thing and it is the duties on the producers or researches and the production teams to do their best to make sure they are doing due diligence. there are two editorial issues here, quality of vetting and transparency. given there were thousands of submission, the fact that two out of 8 eight were suspended from their roles the following day
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is not a good look and on honesty with audience, there is no suggestion the bbc tried to deceive anyone and it doesn't reveal political associations but people would like to know more about who is asking the questions. trust in established media is a precious but declining asset, in an age of instant outrage on social media, any short coming by the bbc is ammunition for its critics. a 64—year—old man has been arrested on suspicion of manslaugter by detectives investigating the death of the footballer emiliano sala. the striker, who had signed with cardiff city, was killed in a plane crash in february along with pilot david ibbotson. a spokesperson for dorset police said a man from north yorkshire had been arrested and released while investigations continue. let's get more from our correspondent, jon donnison.
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john, bring us up—to—date with what is happening today and the background to the story. this is a huge story early in the air, and mariana sala, 28 years old argentinian whojust mariana sala, 28 years old argentinian who just signed for cardiff city was flying over and at night, and with just a cardiff city was flying over and at night, and withjust a pilot cardiff city was flying over and at night, and with just a pilot on a light aircraft when the plane disappeared, it was three weeks later that his body was eventually recovered from the english channel, just off guernsey, and since then and for the last six months, did the dorset police where the body was taken to has been carrying out investigations on behalf of the coroner to establish whether there was any criminality involved. now the development today they say that if 64—year—old man from the north yorkshire area has been arrested on suspicion of manslaughter by unlawful act, they say he is assisting with inquiries and has been released under investigation but they're not getting very many other details and they're asking the
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media in particular not to speculate around this case. thank you, john. the headlines on bbc news... rory stewart knocked out of the conservative leadership contest leading four and the race to be the next prime minister. 64 yelled man arrested on suspicion of manslaughter by detectives invested in the back of the football emiliano sala. four men had been identified and tried with children that shooting down the malaysian airline and killing almost 300 people. sport now and for a full round up, from the bbc sport centre. good evening. a huge night for scotland at the women's world cup. they're playing argentina knowing only a win will keep alive their hopes of reaching the last 16. just over 15 minutes gone.
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so far that said, we can cross now to life picture from paris. the home of reminding —— they have to keep alive to reach the last 16 evening might not be enough, it is a live pictures it is enough in paris, argentina could use a win as well, neither team that won a game at the london's world cup. you can watch this one live right now on bbc four. or you can listen on radio 5 live sports extra. england and japan are already through to the knockout stages. this match will determine who finishes top. currently reading 1—0. this match will determine who finishes at the top and a dry would be enough but already to a good start, lie pictures coming in from nice,
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following right now i bbc one and the website. nearly doubling their leader right 110w. luis enrique has left his role as head coach of the spanish national team. just 11 months after taking charge. the former barcelona boss has been absent since march for personal reasons with his assistant robert moreno confirmed as his replacement. we've been waiting for a final over thriller at this cricket world cup. we finally got it as new zealand edged out south africa in a low scoring but highly entertaining world cup match at edgbaston. on a slow pitch, south africa struggled their way to 241 for 6 from the 50 overs, thanks largely to some later middle order hitting from rassie van der dussen. he ended up 67 not out. a meagre total on the face of it but the unbeaten black caps lost martin guptill, tom latham and ross taylor in quick succession to fall to 80 for 4. captain kane williamson though has remained steadfast in the chase,
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striking 106 not out to guide new zealand back to the top of the round robin table and an x wicket win. of the round robin table and an 4 wicket win. british number onejohanna konta has lost in straight sets tojelena 0stapenko in the second round of nature valley classic in birmingham. she's never made it beyond the second round in this tournament in seven attempts. this was konta's second match since losing in the semi finals of the french open. she missed last week's nottingham event will now be banking on a decent showing at eastbourne next week before wimbledon starts on 1july. no british success to report at queen's today either. another rain affected day and defeat for dan evans. his recent good form on grass was ended by three time grand slam champion stan wawrinka 6—3, 6—4. british number one kyle edmund has been up against the top seed — greece's stefanos tsitsipas. edmund lost the first set 6—3.
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before play was suspended for the day at three all in the second. feliciano lopez, who will play doubles alongside andy murray at queen's tomorrow, has denied any involvement in fixing a match at wimbledon two years. a spanish newspaper has alleged that he and his doubles partner at the time marc lopez were implicated in a corruption investigation. following reports and media mentioning my name and my partner, i think it's important to come to you 110w think it's important to come to you now and absolutely deny any link with the events described in relation to the allegations of match fixing, unfortunately all tennis players are public figures and are exposed to having our good name is beyond our control so for that reason i do everything within my power to defend myself against any such false accusations. that's all the sport for now. good news that scotland just took the lead against argentina with the
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goal, they are winning right now and not match at the women's world cup more will come later at half past ten. thank you, ben. dutch investigators have accused four men of murder for their role in the shooting down of a malaysian airlines passenger plane over eastern ukraine five years ago. three of them are russian all are now subjects of international arrest warrants. the trial will begin in the netherlands next year — with or without them. in the past half hour, russia's foreign ministry has said it regrets the investigation‘s findings — and called the charges against the russian suspects groundless. flight mh17 was on its way from amsterdam to kuala lumpur when it was hit with a missle, killing all 298 people on board. richard galpin reports. five years ago, the wreckage of the malaysia airlines plane lay strewn across these fields of eastern ukraine. also amongst them, the bodies of 298 people, of whom 80 were children. locals here described seeing bodies
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falling from the sky. the passenger plane, parts of which were later meticulously reconstructed, had been hit by a sophisticated anti—aircraft missile, which peppered the front of the aircraft with shrapnel. this missile launcher, believed to have been used in the attack, was spotted at the time in territory controlled by pro—russian separatists. their conflict with ukrainian government forces was at its peak. today, finally, the international team which has been investigating what happened has announced it is bringing murder charges against four key people it accuses of being responsible for the deaths of so many civilians. the first is igor girkin, who is russian and a former senior intelligence officer. he is described as being the commander on the ground
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in eastern ukraine on the day the malaysia airlines plane was brought down. sergey dubinskiy, who is also russian, was one of girkin‘s deputies and, like girkin, was in regular contact with moscow. another russian, 0leg pulatov, a former russian special forces soldier, was dubinskiy‘s number two. the final suspect is the ukrainian leonid kharchenko. translation: together, they formed a chain, linking the self—proclaimed donetsk people republic with the russian federation. it was through this chain the suspects were able to get heavy military equipment from russia to the battlefield in eastern ukraine and in this way, the buk mission of the 53rd brigade could be transported to the field in pervomaiskiy and its missile could be fired, with terrible consequences. but in all likelihood, the killing of so many people will not lead to the suspects being sent to the trial in the netherlands, which is due to start in march next year, because russia does not allow suspects to be extradited.
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and that means for all those killed and for their families, justice is unlikely to be done. richard galpin, bbc news. let's speak to — nick vamos — partner at peters & peters solicitors — and former head of extradition at the crown prosecution service — he joins us from surrey. thank you for being with us, let's pick up on that point that richard made at the end of his report there. there is not a hope in hail stands these characters being extradited, is there? sadly no, russia does not extradite its own citizens is very clear on that and the ukraine is the same, but that's not unusual for a country to take, many countries follow that same policy. the quick —— the quid pro quo though is a country that refuses to do that will prosecute them themselves and the problem we had at the same problem
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we had with other cases as well, is that of christ we do not trust the russians to do that, so it's not as at the dutch prosecutors will hand over evidence and asked them to prosecute, so there is a legal and past year. given that, explain the significance of holding a trial a nyway significance of holding a trial anyway in russia. the significance to the victims and the families of the victims i should say, and to the criminal justice system the victims i should say, and to the criminaljustice system as a whole is that you can still hold people accountable and still show that the evidence was there, the evidence properly tested, a verdict can be returned and public can see a fair process is followed and if the suspect and that state to protect and does not engage in a process, they can still be held accountable but unfortunately they cannot be punished. , that's the big problem here. i mean, what kind of pressure would be put behind the scenes on
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the russians to yield to send probably not likely it'll work though. well, there is no legal solution unfortunately, there is an impasse here so one has to look at diplomatic and political measures, which could be brought to bear sanctions and separate them i believe have been tried before another profile cases that are high, but the death toll in this case is massive compared to the other two cases that i mentioned. so you can see that the pressure is there, but i'm sure the russian state which has continued to deny as they always have done, won't make a shredded difference and unfortunately. batch prosecutors laying out the evidence today, very, very detailed and comprehensive. certainly they would argue overwhelmingly putting forth the case that these four men are responsible. yes and the importance of that is that it'll show up as the lie or sort of dissembling that it
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is on the russian state park, where they say this is fake news or that it's unfair process, they were not allowed to process and so forth, so to return to the earlier question, another reason they should be done openly and publicly so that the public can see the truth and see the evidence for themselves and reaching their own conclusions and not allow a russian counter narrative to prevail. nick, thank you forjoining us. an investigation for the united nations into the murder of the saudi journalist, jamal khashoggi, says there is credible evidence the crown prince of saudi arabia was behind it. mr khashoggi — who was a critic of the prince — was killed inside the saudi consulate in istanbul last year. while saudi agents carried out the killing, the country's authorities insist they were not acting on prince mohammed's orders. a woman in her eighties is in a serious condition after an accident involving a police motorbike on monday, which was part of a convoy escorting
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the duke and duchess of cambridge. the royal couple are said to be deeply concerned and saddened. sarah campbell reports. long—standing member of the church and well—known in the community. on monday, irene was helped nojust by the emergency services but local people who rushed to her aid. one of the first to arrive was cafe owner louise. she has a nasty wound on her head so i was adviced by the paramedics on the phone, to put pressure on her head, and i did so. and i spent the time waiting for the ambulance holding her wound. saw the officer involved in the incident, how was he? i did speak to him and he was so traumatised and so upset. the woman was crossing this road when she was in collision with a motorcyclist and stood to be a member of the special escort group which travels ahead of royal convoys
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clearing a way through the traffic. they had been escorting the duke and duchess of cambridge en route to a ceremony in windsor. they didn't witness it but told when they arrived and have sent flowers and said they will stay in touch through every stage of her recovery. escort bikes often have to travel at speed along busy roads but according to one man who spent six years as a royal protection officer accidents like this are rare. we are in a crowded public place where there will be that risk. it doesn't happen often because of tex ex of the people. this is being investigated by the office for police conduct. the bbc understands the woman was due have surgery this afternoon, and remains in intensive care. now it's time for a look at the weather with chris fawkes. hello again, we have had a contract in the weather around the uk today.
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for many of us, it was a cloudy day with a number of heavy showers, and the skies in the afternoon looking threatening in essex, big looming storm clouds here. but what a contrast further west. this was how the st ives area looked. not much cloud, not many people out on the beach either. as we go into this evening and overnight, and we have showers clearing away from the east anglia and south east england quickly. the weather for many of us becomes dry as showers tend to become confined to the northwest, the temperature is about 12 celsius. thursday's forecast is another day of sunshine and showers. showers more frequent in scotland close to the area of low pressure, showers form quickly in the morning in northern ireland, but for most areas dry morning the sunshine. shower clouds will develop and some of this trend quite heavy as we go to the afternoon, more of that seeing sunshine and the weather will feel significantly fresh across england than it did on wednesday.
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hello, this is bbc news with knocked out of the conservative leadership contest, leaving four in the race to be the next prime minister. some of the things that is said that in no—deal brexit would be catastrophic or that she cannot negotiate a new deal with europe, truths that people were not quite ready to hear by stating their truths. arrested on suspicion of
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manslaughter by detectives investigating the death of the footballer emiliano. four men have been identified and charged with shooting down the airliner, killing nearly 300 people. the unit investigators say they are evidence of the crown prince of saudi arabia was behind the murder of the journalists. the duke and duchess of cambridge say they are deeply saddened after an 83—year—old woman was seriously injured in a collision. let's get more now on our top story — and rory stewart has become the latest conservative mp to be eliminated from the race for the party leadership — after failing to get enough support in the latest round of voting. borisjohnson once again was the clear winner, with nearly 90 votes more than his nearest rival. let's have a listen as the results came through the total number of votes given to
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each candidate were as follows. michael gove, 51. jeremy hunt, 54. sajid javid, 38. borisjohnson, 143. rory stewart, 27. the following candidates are now eligible to continue onto the next ballot on thursday at ten a:m.. michael gove, jeremy hunt, sajid javid and boris johnson. disappointed because i think our country is in the moment of great crisis in the long term of out of great crisis in the long term of our party and country must be at the ce ntre our party and country must be at the centre ground of politics,
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disappointed because really, the fa ct disappointed because really, the fact that lib dem voters or labour vote rs fact that lib dem voters or labour voters wanted to vote for me, should be something to be proud of and be embraced. perhaps, some the things i was saying that in no—deal brexit would be catastrophic or that you cannot negotiate a new deal with europe, probably were truths that people were not quite ready to hear, but i still think their truths and i'm still going to keep saying them. it doesn't seem like your party, your fellow mps are wanting to hear that message stop live no. i would conclude that they did not seem to be ready to hear that message but the public would. it is simply true. anyone looking at europe, anyone reading the legal texts knows that no deal is coming by october or decemberand no deal is coming by october or december and people who suggested it are misleading themselves. but everyone else sees this as a gaping hole in the middle of british
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politics and we do not have to try to appease the nigel heart brexit or the jeremy corbyn. there are a lot of people who want a sensible politics, a lot of people who do not wa nt politics, a lot of people who do not want to follow the united states or europe down the path of divisive politics and we can save that. and i think i trust the british people. do you think you are too critical of people like borisjohnson as someone who did not like that attack blue on blue attack. absolutely. one of the things that have been an issue is i've tried to say that my problem of boris as his policies. i do not know what he actually believes and i am worried that he is going to disappoint people and let them down. i think it is an important thing to say is by choosing a leader, we are choosing a prime minister, one that will have for two for seven years. these are uncomfortable questions
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and they were exposing divisions within the party and my conclusion to that is, you do not unify a family ora to that is, you do not unify a family or a party by pretending to agree when you disagree. you unify through honesty and trust. talking about unity, how can someone like borisjohnson, he about unity, how can someone like boris johnson, he looks about unity, how can someone like borisjohnson, he looks like he is very far ahead with the support of mps and the grassroot of the party, can he bring the party together?” wish in the best of luck in what he is doing, the way you will bring the party together in the country together, is the way that any leader bring something together. a real sense of reality, and an ability to look at the facts as they present themselves. and a vision for the future and if he can deliver those two things, he will unify this country. have you, unlike the others, started a cabinet majority?
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iappearto others, started a cabinet majority? i appear to have written my cabinet resignation and i am very proud of my department and i will continue to work happily in the house of commons, giving a statement on our work and are very important fight against terrorism and i serve my country as a young soldier when i was 19 and serving it now as a man of 47, nearly 30 years and i have a lot more service to give. and where you going to support out of the other candidates? i have not decided yet. iam very i am very pleased to be in the final four, i'm going to try my very best and my message to my colleagues, which i think is resonating, we have constructed a competition and we
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know that but the final two, we know borisjohnson will be one of them and in terms of having a real debate, constructive competition. i can provide that and i think we need a change candidate, because we do need to recognise that after nine yea rs need to recognise that after nine years and not delivering brexit, people are crying out for change. if we do not offer change ourselves, they will look for change in the form ofjeremy corbyn and i can be an agent of change and thirdly, we need to reach out to new audiences and my background of the conservative party, it is very different from all of the other candidates and i think he can resonate with so many other people around the country and help us to reach new ordinances. you talk about being an agent for change, your back story that you are the son of an immigrantfrom story that you are the son of an immigrant from pakistan, is it enough? to lay out your vision of what kind of bring you want to see? background is not enough, it is an important factor for anyone to think what is important is how you
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audition for this country in the way it informs me is because my background was challenging in its own way, i can stand here today is a prime minister candidate as a home secretary, and i to help others achieve their dreams and i want to help create a society where it does not matter who you are, what your background is, you can achieve what you want and remove those obstacles out of the way. recently, i have talked a lot for example, both schools and colleges, local conference of school and my local college, 90% of the population has done this and i want to be out there, championing these schools and other things that other people with social mobility and help anyone to achieve what they want to know that if they have a go, they can succeed at anything. talking about brexit, you put your hand up when you are sticking to the exit date of the 3ist sticking to the exit date of the 31st of october. you are willing to leave without a deal, that would not be popular with some people in the
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country? i have set a very credible brexit plant i will try to get a deal but we also need to keep preparing for no deal. that is not because i wanted, it is just something that any responsible government needs to do. my aim my policy is to leave by the end of october, but i have also said that i will have to, as a prime minister, not a dictator of our country, i will always have to recognise the will always have to recognise the will of parliament and that is true for anyone who wants to become prime minister. i have been very realistic in this but clearly, we have to do everything we can to leave on time. sajid javid speaking in westminster. public confidence in life—saving vaccines is worryingly low in some parts of the world, according to a new report. the wellcome trust has carried out the biggest ever global study into people's attitudes on immunisation. it found that about a fifth of people in europe either felt vaccines weren't safe, or were unsure about their safety. here, the health secretary says excluding children from school who have not been vcaccinated
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against measles, mumps and rubella, is now ‘part of the debate'. the uptake of the mmr jab has fallen for the last four years, as our health editor hugh pym reports. he was funny. he used to make up songs. make up dances. one of his classmates actually said that everybody was his friend. gemma's son, sam, got measles at the age of three. he hadn't had the injections at that stage because of other health problems. earlier this year at the age of six, he developed a rare brain disorder, sspe, linked back to the measles virus. he died in hospital. it's left a six—year—old sized hole. even at the hospital, he had the nurses laughing and... ..yeah, it's hard. measles is highly infectious, this little girl was too young to be vaccinated, she recovered after nine days in hospital. health chiefs are concerned
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some of the families, influenced by false claims about vaccine safety, are refusing jabs. there have been called for them to be mandatory. the idea of a compulsory vaccination system is a part of the debate, not least because other countries, other european countries are moving there and some states in america are moving there, but i would rather we didn't do that. historically, we have had very high vaccination rates in the uk, we still have some the highest in the world, but they are dropping off. persuasion doesn't always work. this gp and others in west london were told by officials to contact parents by vaccinations after measles outbreaks in local schools. but there wasn't much response. we suspect that it's not a strong enough message, perhaps, to convince people who are very convinced that they don't want the vaccine to then change their mind and there is a balance between educating, encouraging but also not insisting. gemma has this message for parents as they make their decisions.
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it's not always just about your family. vaccinating your child, if they can be vaccinated, you can help save another parent from burying their six—year—old... . .or younger. professor beate kampmann is the director of the vaccine centre and the professor of paediatric infectious diseases at london school of hygiene and tropical medicine. she's with me now. what is going on here? because the science is clear that it is safe. so what is happening? he saw the report that came out which showed that there are a lot of countries where vaccine confidences find an 80% of people vaccinate their children, the issues of measles is you need up to 95% of the population to be fully
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vaccinated, two shots of the vaccine to have community protection. and because that dropped years ago, started to drop already, we are now seeing the consequences of that. there were about several million deaths in the past and the vaccine has literally limited that and it is a shame that despite of all the trends we have seem of vaccination, people have gone back to believe that these are not safe and actually, if you look at the convincing evidence of reducing mortality worldwide, through the vaccination programme that is being introduced back in 1974 when it started, there is no question that we need to have the measles vaccine to keep ourselves and our children safe and that is the same in the uk and everywhere else. the problem is people do not see the disease any more and it's quite ironic that people were in high income countries are not having confidences that have eradicated diseases needs to get his
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children stop people are not dying around them that make people feel that you don't need that. what can be done? one size does not fit all, we need to talk to parents who are not sure about vaccination, the information is to be available in the form, not just information is to be available in the form, notjust communication and social media, but we need to make sure that people know the positive m essa 9 es sure that people know the positive m essa g es of sure that people know the positive messages of vaccination and can access the safety information quite quickly. we may not want to show interims syringes, —— enormous. that is not the image you want to portray, we want healthy children that survived because of vaccines and enable health care professions where the main providers of information to parents to be more informed and do their best to communicate. people need to be reminded that it is dangerous and
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that people do die from it. and that is why, it is very sad to see the stories of families who have suffered death and i have looked after many children who have not succumbed to blood suffered to measles in the past two years in hospitals here in england, which was not the case at all when i started myjob. and i think it is u nfortu nate myjob. and i think it is unfortunate that people seem to be learning from when it is already gone sour again and we need to do something about it. the headlines on bbc news. rory stewart has been knocked out of the conservative leadership contest leaving four in the race to be the next prime minister. a 64—year—old man is been arrested on suspicion of manslaughter by detectives in the death of the footballer emiliano. four minute been identified in charge of shooting down the malaysian airliner, killing around 300 people.
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almost 71—million people have been forcibly displaced around the world — that's the highest ever figure since the united nations started keeping records in 1950. it says people are taking longer to return to their homes, which is — in part — causing the increase. a report released shows that two thirds of all people who are displaced, come from just five countries: syria, afghanistan, south sudan, myanmar and somalia. lebanon continues to host the largest number of displaced people relative to its population — with one in six there classified as a refugee. and the crisis in venezuela has played its part — more than three—million people left the country in 2018, making it the biggest exodus in the region's recent history — according to the un. with me is matthew salt marsh — senior communications officer for the unhcr, the body behind the new report. also i'm joined by meike ziervogel, who is the co—director of shatila studio, an organisation that trades
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in bespoke needle art by 100 syrian and palestinian women from the shatila refugee camp in beirut. thank you very much forjoining us. ifi thank you very much forjoining us. if i could start with you, these figures that have been put out in the report there, these are absolutely colossal and we basically talking about war and instability as a result? that is right. tomorrow the world refugee day, that is a time or we celebrate the contributions of refugees to society but there is nothing really to celebrate. the numbers are extremely stark, 71 million displaced, that is double in the past two decades and really, it is a result of war and conflict and persecution. we have not been very good at making peace around the world in recent years.
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not been very good at making peace around the world in recent yearsm i could just turn to you, you are working with refugees every day, how do they make the adjustment in their life from leaving everything they know, everything they have grown up with, to life in a strange environment, and alienated environment, and alienated environment that they do not know, and at times from a hostile host?” have to say, i am incredibly lucky because i work with a group of women, syrian refugee women who have decided to take fate into their own hands. they have been living there for the past five to seven years and they have now founded their own company which, in some ways, is a really unique thing. a company and social enterprise from within the refugee camp by refugee women, for
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refugee camp by refugee women, for refugee women. i am the only outsider and i'm just there to help them with their international marketing. i think their story, because they realise they have stories to tell and how they tell it, through their beautiful needle art. theyjust want to show you that here. you can see here, we have a refugee family that is arriving, which is a camp with low hanging tables and this is how they are telling their stories. i think refugees realising that there is also an incredible potential being displaced. matthew, does the rest of the road understand what it means to bea the road understand what it means to be a refugee? i think we and other organisations have been doing a lot of work to try to advocate for the rights of refugees, to try and prove
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for example, resettlement to bring more refugees to countries to get them out of danger and there is now something called the contact on refugees with this agreed by the un last year and we hope that can be a framework that brings together different people from different countries to support those countries and develop countries primarily, which are bearing the burden. and also the private sector and the organisations try to help refugees to get back on their feet. there is an awful lot more work to do in the education space, but we are trying to bring more people on board and to bring life to this terrible situation. but we are seeing in recent months and years, frankly, if you look at the situation with refugees moving up from the mexican border into united states, syrian refugees trying to get into europe
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and so on and the walls and barriers that didn't put up by governments. there seems to be the need for educations for host countries to try and get some kind of empathy for what refugees actually go through to try and understand the problems that they are having. it is a global situation, there are crisis, not just one crisis but many across the world and no one country or region is going to be able to resolve that. some of the need is the developed countries to get on board and come together behind this blueprint and offer ideas to facilitate refugee integration. but also support those host countries and it is true what you say, there is need and a lot of those countries and some of them do not want refugees to stay and have their own problems. so we also need to look at it from their perspective and support them as much as we can.
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fight night when you see the work and some of the lovely work of the refugees that you deal with and you see the reaction was some parts of the world. to people who are fleeing war, fleeing persecution, how does that make you feel? the connection just went, i was unsure... we have seen the industry in the work that the people that you work with, those refugees every day, you showed us some of the embroidery that they do. how do you feel when you hear stories around the world of refugees being targeted. refugees not being made welcome, get these are people who are fleeing war, fleeing persecution, running for their lives. i just, persecution, running for their lives. ijust, i think persecution, running for their lives. ijust, ithink the persecution, running for their lives. ijust, i think the people who are refusing to accept the
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reality, the host countries, the host people in the west refusing to acce pt host people in the west refusing to accept refugees. i think what we do not realise is that there is huge potential in the future is that we need to collaborate. it is not a crisis, i remember when need to collaborate. it is not a crisis, i rememberwhen everyone need to collaborate. it is not a crisis, i remember when everyone was talking and bring about the refugee crisis. a couple of years ago. i was thinking, this is not a crisis, a crisis suggests that we are just going to find a solution and go back. back to what? this is our reality. this is our future, a common reality, common future. we cannot deny it and the sooner we engage in the sooner we realise that this is our common future and there's potential for it, the quicker we will actually progress. briefly, some people do have
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concerns, genuine concerns that the social services cannot deal with an influx of migrants or the education system and so on and so forth. would you bear in mind theirfeelings? yes. it is fine, but i feel, personally i feel that there is no way back. we need to deal with this. we need to collaborate, and that is what i personally feel and i am aware that i cannot force anyone and i have to hear the peoples concerns. but i cannot see that we are here and you're out there. that is not going to solve the problems. we will ended there. thank you both for joining me.
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donald trump has officially launched his campaign for re—election as president in 2020. he unveiled his new slogan — keep america great, and told the rally in florida that the american economy was the envy of the world. here's our north america editorjon sopel. build that wall. four years on and some songs remain the same. another thing that hasn't changed is the focus on florida. it's no mistake that donald trump has chosen this key battle ground to launch his 2020 campaign. some look like they came from a bygone era. but what all these people have in common is a fervourfor him. he's a little rough around the edges but he's beautiful on the inside and he's a christian man. he's christ—like. in four more years he's going to finish it and after that, they won't elect another democrat after he served two terms. you haven't come from california to be here? i have come from california to be here, yes. woo, hoo, hoo. go trump 2020!
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it is raining, it is steamy hot and these people have been waiting in line for absolutely hours. is support for donald trump dimming, are the crowds thinning out? not a bit of it. but all the polls suggest that if he's to win in 2020, he needs to widen that support. four more years. he entered the arena to rapturous applause. with unemployment at record lows and the stock market at a record high, this is clearly going to be his main argument in 2020. our economy is the envy of the world. perhaps the greatest economy we've had in the history of our country. and with a showman's flourish, the audience tested the new slogan for 2020. .. you ready? "keep america great".
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cheering. and then the moment the audience had been waiting for. i stand before you to officially launch my campaign for a second term as president of the united states. thank you. there was scant detail of what he'd did with a second time, but four years ago when he announced, he was treated as a joke. no one's underestimating him now. now it's time for a look at the weather with chris faulks quite a cloudy day with the number of heavy showers and skies in the afternoon, sunday look very threatening, big looming storm clouds here. for the west is a big contrast, the same time that
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cornwall looked, not much cloud and people on the beaches either. as a go to this evening and overnight, every heavy showers moving, it becomes dry as temperatures become confined to the northwest. temperatures eight to 12 celsius, the forecast is another day of sunshine and showers, most frequent in scotland, close to an area of low pressure, forming quickly to the morning in northern ireland, but for england and wales, trim morning with sunshine and clouds developing in some of those areas turning quite heavy as a good into the afternoon. more in the way of sunshine and the weather will feel significantly fresher across england than it did on wednesday. than it did on wednesday.
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hello, i'm ros atkins, this is outside source. borisjohnson extends his lead over his nearest rivaljeremy hunt in the latest round, in the contest to become, the uk's next prime minister. four men are to be charged with the shooting down of flight mh—17 over ukraine five years ago. the un says there's credible evidence linking saudi arabia's crown prince to the murder of the journalist, jamal khashoggi. and a man has been arrested on suspicion of manslaugter by detectives investigating the death of the footballer emiliano sala. we are down to four candidates to replace theresa may.


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