(laughs). a rare diamond! inside, there is trapped air that has been there for hundreds of years. that is incredible. it's so clear, isn't it. it's crazy. the ice may be beautiful, but it's a stark reminder that unless something changes soon, seeing and experiencing iceland's iconic glaciers is a privilege that few further generations will have the chance to enjoy. good morning, welcome to breakfast with ben thompson and babita sharma. our headlines today. conservatives open their party conference with a promise to "get brexit done" — amid suggestions the opposition could try to bring
the government down within days. there's also an announcement on hospital spending — with the prime minister pledging the biggest building programme in a generation. parents are urged to have conversations with their children about organ donation, in the face of concern about the lack of transplants for young people. good morning, in sport. the sixth fastest man of all time, usa's christian coleman, storms to 100m gold, at the world athletics championships in doha. and crunch time for wales, as they take on australia at the rugby world cup. hello, good morning. not a particularly cheery picture behind me, and that's the way of it across england and wales this morning. it's pretty wet and windy fare for many. something a little bit better for scotland and northern ireland. i'll have all the details for you in just a few minutes. it's sunday the 29th september. our top story. the conservative party conference opens later with a promise
to "get brexit done". there's also an announcement on increased health spending. but the gathering in manchester is taking place amid suggestions the opposition parties could try to bring the government down in the coming days. this report from our political correspondent chris mason contains flashing images. you are not fit! boris johnson arrived here last night, with his girlfriend, carrie symonds, after a somewhat bumpy week. are you losing control, prime minister? so what is the plan? well, the first rule of party conferences — take a look at the banners, to work out what the party hopes to be talking about. the conservative plan, for the next few days, is to try to talk directly to the electorate. yes, about brexit, but also about other policy areas, like schools and hospitals. and to portray parliament, still meeting 200 miles south, at westminster, as a pointless talking shop. but borisjohnson knows that, yes, he is in office,
but he is not in control of events. nonetheless, there will be an attempt to talk big about the future, mrjohnson telling the sunday telegraph this morning that he plans the biggest hospital building programme in a generation. the government wants to get a brexit deal, but is running out of time. we can expect the prime minister to talk to european leaders this week, to try to shuffle things along. and everyone here will be keeping at least one eye on parliament, where the opposition parties may, just may, be tempted to try to make life awkward for the tories, by hauling their mps back for votes. our political correspondent, jonathan blake, joins us now. good morning. it is interesting, get brexit done is the slogan. but questions about how they do that? yes and time is running out.
the deadline is that effective october, the prime minister has promised to deliver brexit when we or another, do ordie as deliver brexit when we or another, do or die as he putted, one way or another. there are increasing effo rts another. there are increasing efforts to stop them doing that by parties back at westminster. this conference in manchester is taking place in unusual circumstances. parliament is still setting, opposition parties planning their next move but conservatives wanting to seize the agenda and we will hear a lot over the next few days from the conservatives that they are the only ones who can deliver on the results of the european referendum. announcements on health spending this morning and there will be plenty more to come. they want to focus things other than brexit, but they mention rebuilding the mhs, building hospitals, are they going to be ina building hospitals, are they going to be in a position to implement any of those!
boris johnson to be in a position to implement any of those! borisjohnson has no majority in the house of commons, so to get the brexiteer which he hopes to get the brexiteer which he hopes to get the brexiteer which he hopes to get with his fellow eu leaders and to get that through parliament and to get that through parliament and have any hope of pushing forward significant policy changes, and getting things done, he needs to increases majority. so that is why it will look, sound and feel as though the party is preparing for a general election over the next few days. because it is. the timing is another matter, because boris johnson has shown that he is not able to call it on his terms so it is toa able to call it on his terms so it is to a large extent up to what opposition parties do in the street days. give us a sense of the timetable for the next few days. what are we expecting? what might happen? they are talking up the prospect of a vote of no—confidence in the government. the snp have said it should happen this week, labour leaderjeremy corbyn has said
it should the more likely day after day. it might involvejeremy corbyn forming a temporary government and then an election after that. the problem for opposition parties is that they do not trust boris johnson not to find a way around their mechanism forforcing not to find a way around their mechanism for forcing him to ask for an extension to brexit, and thereby avoiding no deal. but they can't agree what should happen if they do go for a vote of no confidence and win it against the government because jeremy corbyn win it against the government becausejeremy corbyn is, for many, too divisive a figure to lead government in the meantime. jonathan, as if you days, in some ways a lot has changed but nothing has changed. and borisjohnson will be on the andrew marr show this morning. parents should include children in conversations about organ donation, according to the organisation that oversees transplants in the uk. nhs blood and transplant says young patients are waiting on average more than two and a half times longer
than adults for similar transplants. earlier, we spoke to anthony clarkson, nhs director of organ donation and transplantation who gave advice on how to discuss the issue. it is a really difficult subject, and nobody wants to think about children dying or their own children dying. so we're saying families should discuss organ donation generally and get the views out. what we do find, though, is that children are very matter—of—fact about organ donation. they often hear about it at school, and they often just see it for what it is. it's helping save a life, and they don't put any prejudice on it, or any superstition. it's just simply that, when you've died, you can donate to save another child. there were more than 20 flood warnings in place across england — and two for wales — after heavy rain caused travel disruption for parts of the uk. persistent downpours led to localised flooding and difficult driving conditions, in parts of north east scotland. elsewhere, a mudslide forced rail services in lancashire to be cancelled. the duke and duchess of sussex
are continuing their tour of southern africa with baby archie today. yesterday the duchess paid tribute to a student who was murdered last month. today prince harry is travelling to malawi. let's speak to our correspondent pumza fihlani is in good morning. what is expected? are really important visit today, highlighting all sorts of different causes we have seen over the past couple of days? that is right. prince harry is in malawi at the moment, where he will be meeting with a long night of students who have been educated through projects that have been part funded by the uk government but also the local government in malawi. there is a reason there is a strong focus towards educating young girls are because malawi is one of the countries that have tried to outlaw child managers, and yet it is still a real problem. for out of ten girls
make it out of secondary school. the duke once to find out what efforts are being done and what ways the uk government can come together to try to make sure that the message of keeping young girls in school as communicated, because he says that has an impact on the future of the country and the economy of the country and the economy of the country and the economy of the country and that is a conversation that the duchess will be joining to scrape because she is passionate about women empowerment and particularly the empowerment of young women and girls and she wants to know the ways they can collaborate and use this opportunity to highlight, once more, the importance of education in countries such as malawi. yesterday, the duchess of sussex tying a memorial for murdered students. given that you're following this tour, what are they making of the visit? and whether this is raising the profile of some key causes? it certainly has. that moment he mentioned really
touched at the heartstrings of a lot of women here in south africa. the death of the innene mrwetyana who was killed at the post office shone a spotlight on what southern african women feel in general, that they are not safe in general, the idea you could be killed at a post office doing something as mundane as collect a parcel drove the message home to a lot of women here, forcing them onto the street in protest which the duchess said she also observed from the uk and was heartbroken by, which is why she took a moment to going to pay tribute at the sight of where this young girl was killed. good to speak to you, thank you. in the last hour, police in hong kong have again used tear gas to break up continuing demonstrations there. it follows another night of violent clashes as protestors blocked roads in the city. let's go now to our china correspondent, stephen mcdonnell, who there for us.
steve, they are once again on the streets. our you getting a sense that momentum is now really building up that momentum is now really building upfor that momentum is now really building up for another day of clashes with the police? despite the best efforts of the police, to stop protests from happening today, as you can see, it has not worked. in their thousands, hong kong residents have come out, taking to the streets, and they are still pouring into the main shopping district of hong kong. despite the fa ct district of hong kong. despite the fact that the police have already fired tear gas in an attempt to clear this crowd, despite the fact that police had held up signs, warning people not to gather like this, because it would be an illegal gathering, as you can see this as a very large illegal gathering. now, this is a leading up to next tuesday's 70th anniversary of the communist party coming to power in china. beijing's wanted to be a celebration of all that is
right in china, the achievements of recent decades. these activists, though, are determined to place emphasis elsewhere, renewing calls for democratic reforms. and even though the police have try to stop them gathering, as you can see, it has not worked. i think we will see another day or potentially clashes in the streets year. i covered the hong kong protests a few years ago and you get a sense that when it builds like that, and there were tens of thousands of their when i was there, how the tactic moves with the police and the build—up to the clashes. it is release thing to see so we clashes. it is release thing to see so we will be watching closely. and a concern about proportions because a concern about proportions because a relatively small hong kong population but a large percentage of them turning out to these protests. and that age, lots of youngsters and amongst those activists. full coverage on the bbc news channel,
steve mcdonald will be there with the latest. —— stephen mcginn. —— stephen mcdonnell. let's take a look at today's front pages. the observer leads with labour's brexit spokesman, keir starmer, accusing borisjohnson of "deliberately whipping up fears of riots and deaths" so he can try to invoke emergency powers and avoid extending the uk's eu membership beyond october 31st. the sunday times front page details allegations of the prime minister's relations with a us business woman during his time as london mayor. that's alongside a story that claims mrjohnson apologised to the queen for asking her to approve the unlawful suspension of the house of commons. the sunday telegraph has an exclusive interview with boris johnson where outlines his £13 billion plan for new hospitals and medical centres to replace outdated buildings and equipment. and the sunday mirror leads with a dad's plea to find a heart donor for his son.
tim bale, professor of politics at queen mary university london, is here to tell us what's caught his eye. some horrendous photos in the sunday times about trophy hunters on safari. just explain? the story is talking about how trophy hunting has almost become democratised, it has become cheaper to go and do it and made britons are going to do it. it is interesting because the tory party conference we' re is interesting because the tory party conference we're going to see some announcement of this. i think the conservatives are very concerned about the reputation with young people, people who care about the environment and they are very often the same people who want to do something about this out of principle, too, but there a political motive. it says here the prime minister has pledged to ban what he calls barbaric practices, but it is the affordability prompted people to go? there is some pushback to say that it is encouraging
preservation and conservation. that will be an interesting thing to look at so there are two stories to this. but those photos are pretty grim. tory party conference this week and you have picked this article from the sunday telegraph. rory stewart, tell us more. as we know, he has been kicked out of the conservative party even though he was a leadership contender. he has hinted, speaking yesterday, that the time might be right for a new political force, a new party, a kind of emmanuel macron style political party for the uk which, presumably he might lead. interesting one, because we have clearly had a change uk already, didn't do particularly well, there is, some people a market for some new force, given that politics is polarised, labour moving to the left, the conservatives, some people say moving to the right. he has called it the party that
could be based on participation and the radical exercise of listening. at make me one for politicians. —— that might be one for politicians. this is the observer, the much used and often derided television or radio vox pop, asking people for their views. the paper doesn't necessarily agree that it is the right thing. views. the paper doesn't necessarily agree that it is the right thinglj feel strongly about this. media organisations quite rightly are very careful about how the use opinion but they are not anywhere near as careful when it comes to vox pops. they are very convenient and provide a bit of colour, they are quite easy and cheap to do but not very representative. and it can...” representative. and it can...|j disagree that they are easy to do, i have spent many a date trying to get them. journalists don't like doing them. journalists don't like doing them but there is a question of representation, who are you going to get on a rainy monday afternoon in a market? you would be surprised! i
am sure i would be but i think it is a big issue for media organisations. it isa big issue for media organisations. it is a great training tool when you are starting out and get asked to do are starting out and get asked to do a vox pop on what you think is gonna be... the christmas bargain of the day, christmas number one. i spent a lot of time in america and they all speak in sound bites so you can stop anyone on the street, have a massive opinion and the talk in 22nd sound bites and deliver it perfectly. very different in the uk. did you ever hear the one where you aren't supposed to ask anyone wearing a question on the street. no, why? i don't know. my former editor. a p pa re ntly don't know. my former editor. apparently they won't give you a good sound bites. but i don't know where i got that from. the sunday times, tucker through this, tim. -- talk us through this. this man
has taken to talk us through this. this man has ta ken to barefoot talk us through this. this man has taken to barefoot running, running from land's taken to barefoot running, running from lands end tojohn o'groats, he claims it is betterfor your from lands end tojohn o'groats, he claims it is better for your feet than running in trainers. he has gone up than running in trainers. he has gone up a than running in trainers. he has gone up a size which is slightly strange but apparently his feet are soft and springy! if we can zoom in on the picture of the soles of his feet, telling a story in themselves. apparently, doing this presents the big toe from doing the job as a pivot point and often you find that if you have got bunions or anything like that, that is where the most stress is going on. you sound like an expert! i have bunions, i won't show you because people are having brea kfast. show you because people are having breakfast. it seems to be doing him a lot of good, put it that way. tim, thank
you. we are having pretty miserable weather at the moment, but it is here's phil with a look at this morning's weather. that was a trip down memory lane of your journalistic training. that was a trip down memory lane of yourjournalistic training. the weather hasn't been spectacular. this was taken earlier on the isle of portland. wet and windy, that is the combination we will have to content with across the piece today, in many parts of the british isles. some decent weather eventually, but you have to hang on. it has been extraordinarily wet across northern ireland and the north of england and as we speak, these showers have ganged together, into the east midlands and eastern shores before
it quits the scene, leaving behind some blustery conditions and a chance of sunshine breaking out eventually through northern ireland, wales and into the south—west where you won't see sunshine is anywhere near that finger of rain which will dominate the scene across much of the north of england and for a time scottish borders into the afternoon. asa scottish borders into the afternoon. as a consequence, scottish borders into the afternoon. as a consequence, temperatures 12 or 13. somewhere in the south might squeak 20. further north we get drier weather, across scotland although a peppering of showers. the wind fitting into the north and north—westerly into the evening, coinciding with high tide issues perhaps along the east anglia coast. once that rain is away and the low pressure system takes the strongest of the winds away, it ends up being a quieter night. temperatures falling away under the clear skies to give us a crisp start to the new day on sunday. , make the most of that because it will not last anywhere near that system which is coming to you.
certainly the south—western quarter pretty rapidly on monday morning and then into wales in the midlands and then the north west of england. you have to be further north and east through day to enjoy a really decent sort of day. not overly warm, given the direction of the wind in the northern isles and north of scotland, eight to 10 degrees. still ihint of scotland, eight to 10 degrees. still i hint of maleness across the south. the same weather system hanging around the sort of tuesday, watch it for the flood warnings and alerts, a lot of surface water monday and tuesday. the first signs of things turning cooler across the north of the british isles on tuesday. we all get that on wednesday as the ice turns into the north, drier brighter and colder but by day and night, enough from me. thank you very much.
i was expecting the forecast for the week ahead. go back to your bunions! enthralling television. i'm covered in toast, i'm sorry. after a week of extraordinary political events, the conservative party conference gets under way later. but it's unlikely to be business a usual. the opposition parties are threatening a vote of no confidence, and many conservative big names have been thrown out of the party. let's discuss this with the conservative mp, tobias ellwood. welcome, thank you forjoining us. how are you feeling going into this week? it won't be dull, will it? conferences are an opportunity to speak to the party base and to make new announcements. we had one today by matt hancock on £3 billion being spent on improvements to our hospitals, which will be welcome. i would encourage the prime minister
to recognise where we are in the difficult period we are in. we need leadership. the nation is calling for it. we need to conclude brexit and look beyond brexit and have an aspiration of vision moving this country forward. let's talk about your position to make it clear. you don't want a no deal but you haven't rebelled yet. what are you prepared to do to prevent the no deal?“ rebelled yet. what are you prepared to do to prevent the no deal? if i may, this is where colleagues and the media perhaps our, have gone down the wrong direction here. we each understand what is on the table. part one and part two of leaving the european union. part one is what we have to do before 31st of october. that is like the taxi journey to the airport, what you need and require, what you think is important. part two is where you wa nt to important. part two is where you want to go. what is the trading agreement, the site the destination, norway, canada? staying in the single market, in the customs union? let's get pa rt
single market, in the customs union? let's get part one out of the way. easily done. we every want to go, you still need the space of how to go forward. unfortunately, collea g u es go forward. unfortunately, colleagues are utilising this time we have been imposed on us by the supreme court, not to make a case as to where they want to go with brexit, but to take advantage with the difficulties this government is going through. they say what they don't want, they don't say what they don't want, they don't say what they do want. i understand, but in order to succeed the first part of your analogy, my question was and i will put it to you again, what are you prepared to do to prevent a no deal scenario, you personally? where are the lines year of progress?|j scenario, you personally? where are the lines year of progress? i will ta ke the lines year of progress? i will take every opportunity, including this one, not to focus on these things such as no deal or no confidence or a general election. to say, come on colleagues, you won't get your pure form of brexit, let's get your pure form of brexit, let's get this first part one out the way. how successful will that approach be in the long run? the numbers are
there when you break it down. you have the conservative party who want this to happen, about 25 labour mps who want to make this happen as well. the dup are on board as well. if we could focus on what we are required to do, rather than try to pursue other forms of brexit or cause problems for this government, we can actually do this and get this across the line. let's talk about the numbers because it is a numbers game. how much support is there among your colleagues? that is the right question. the numbers are tight, the mathematics is difficult. which is why the scenes we saw on tuesday i found very discomforting. we need to reach across the aisle when people across, we can't have a general election, that has been denied us, therefore we can only do this if there is cross—party consensus. and as i say, there are labour mps who want to secure a deal. they may have a different view on where to go next but my view is get this piece out the way and then
have a general election and if you have a general election and if you have an idea of where you want to ta ke have an idea of where you want to take britain after that, put it in your manifesto. it clear what you wa nt your manifesto. it clear what you want the relationship with the european union to be. that avoids a referendum, get us past the deadline of 31st of october, which is dominating the conversation at the moment, well we are not meet that deadline? how confident are you in borisjohnson delivering brexit deadline? how confident are you in boris johnson delivering brexit at the time allowed? again, very tight, the time allowed? again, very tight, the important question task. we get this brexit deal before the 31st of october then we are given time. let's not deny... forgive me for interrupting, but are you confident in the prime minister to deliver what you are after? this is what i wa nt to what you are after? this is what i want to hear this week. our history shows that number ten is made up of prime minister sue either hold the office or others that actually meet the crisis, take advantage of the
situation and move the country on. i ministers who. we need to get brexit done, they are not going to get their performer brexit, we need to get through the 31st of october. thank you very much for your time, appreciate you joining us. the prime minister will be on the andrew marr show this morning ahead of the conservative party conference. as a youth climate movement led by the activist greta thunberg sweeps the globe the issue of america's use of fossil fuels looks set to be a battleground topic in next year's us presidential election. but in some of the president's stronghold states, the interests of the coal industry and concerns about climate change, have already come head to head, as our correspondent james cook reports. it was the day the uk voted to leave the european union, but nobody cared about
that in white sulphur springs. they were fighting to survive the worst flood anybody here could remember. 23 people did not. three years on, the creek is silent, but the horror remains. that's the tree my wife was in... belinda scott was found clinging to this tree, badly burned. her husband, ronnie, had been scrambling to rescue herfrom their home, when the house exploded. i got stuck right on the edge of the water, in mud. i was praying to god. my wife ended up at the burns centre... it was really nasty.
i ended up on the floor, crying. so we're headed up to a couple of our research plots, where we have induced an artificial drought experiment... this scientist says the trees have a tale to tell — longer droughts and more intense storms, driven by climate change. they seem to be occurring more frequently, and the magnitude or the size of those storms appear to be greater. but the critical thing to understand is that the entire system as a whole is becoming more variable. we saw that most notably, i think, in 2016 with those catastrophic floods. yes, the 2016 flood in the valley was absolutely catastrophic. and incidentally, we have had very large storms almost every year since 2016 as well. and so students are taking action. protesting outside university, even in coal—rich west virginia. just like we had acid in here, we're increasing the acid level in this vial
right here. nasa funds olivia young, to demonstrate climate science in schools. most of the time i talk to little kids, and so sometimes i will get questions about, oh, but my mommy and daddy said this. i don't try to step on parents' toes. i try really hard not to do that. with the older students, we do try to engage more in active conversation. but some coal miners are scornful. you have to have consistent, reliable electric power. that doesn't come from windmills, doesn't come from solar panels, doesn't come from pixie dust, doesn't come from unicorns and doesn't come from well—wishes. that comes from fossil fuel. so president trump has been a relief to us. he has been a breath of fresh air. we think he shares our values. there is not much evidence of a coal boom undeertrump, but the fuel still holds a strong pull. coal runs through this state, in more ways than one.
for many west virginians, for many years, it has put bread on the table. but it has also been part and parcel of their family identity. even here though, deep in cold country, that may now be changing. even here though, deep in coal country, that may now be changing. and, for ronnie, the issue is as personal as his grief. i want to thank y'all. thank you. i want to know what we're to do about this global warming. it is terrible. like i said, people need to change. it is a powerful plea. hello, this is breakfast with ben thompson and babita sharma. here's a summary of this morning's main news. the conservatives open their conference in manchester today with a commitment to "get brexit done" and also to invest in the nhs, schools and the police. borisjohnson has announced what he called the biggest programme of hospital building in england
in a generation. the tories are meeting amid suggestions that opposition parties could try to bring down the government in the coming days. parents should include children in conversations about organ donation, that's according to the organisation that oversees transplants in the uk. nhs blood and transplant says more than a0 children died over the past five years while waiting for a heart to become available, with young patients waiting on average more than two and a half times longer than adults for similar transplants. police have again used tear gas to break up demonstrations in hong kong this morning. protestors are gathering despite being urged by officials to stay away. it follows another night of violent clashes as protestors blocked roads in the city. there are more than 20 flood warnings in place across england and two for wales after heavy rain caused travel disruption for parts of the uk. persistent downpours led to localised flooding and difficult driving conditions in parts
of north—east scotland. elsewhere, a mudslide forced rail services in lancashire to be cancelled. the duchess of sussex has visited the site where a teenager was raped and murdered in south africa, in a case that sparked outrage across the country. she paid tribute to 19—year—old university of cape town student innene mrwetyana at the post office where she was beaten to death last month. the duchess said she did it to show solidarity with those who've taken a stand, against gender based violence. last night, there was a good old hoe—down on the strictly dance—floor when our very own mike bushell and professional partner katya jones donned cowboy and cowgirl outfits for the american smooth. they were dancing to rhinestone cowboy and they certaintly went all out. but it all became a little tense
when mike appeared to almost drop katya during one of the lifts. judge motsi mabuse joked that kayta "had a lot of trust" in mike. those are the main stories this morning. now the sport. the rugby world cup of course dominating the headlights. we hope will be looking to take it to the australians today. a big game for the welsh. we have whence this match is likely to finish top of the pool, which is likely to mean an easier progress to the final, probably avoiding england and new zealand. so there are just a few minutes to go before wales kick—off against australia in tokyo. warren gatland's side had a bonus point win against georgia
in their opening match. but, of course, this will be much tougher, as katie gornall reports. in the shadow of tokyo's skyline, wales are standing tall. a convincing win in their opening game has got them off and running at this world cup. but now, the intensity is set to rise. a heavyweight clash with australia... we perform when big games come around. this is the biggest test we have in front of us. there has been a few guys frustrated with selection, which is a good thing. that breeds competitiveness within the squad, so there was a bit of red stuff flowing yesterday, which was all well meant because it was for the betterment of the team. blood, sweat and tears is nothing out of the ordinary for alun wyn jones, who will become his country's most capped player when he leads them out against the wallabies. he is part of an unchanged side since their six—try victory over georgia, as wales keep faith with the team that went on the attack. australia needed all their strength to come through a bruising encounter against fiji, and while many have the two—times champions as underdogs for a match that should decide the pool, one former world cup winner
expects them to rise to the challenge. they look really, really fit, like running fitness. they're not kicking the ball too much. maybe they have to adjust that throughout this tournament, but the ability to play and hang onto the ball creates a lot of pressure. they are the grand slam champions. wales are the "nearly" men of the world cup. now would be the perfect time to prove they're the team for the big occasion. the usa's christian coleman has won the 100 metres at the world athletics championships in doha. he clocked a time of 9.76 seconds, with fellow american justin gatlin claiming the silver medal. coleman avoided a ban earlier this year for missing three doping tests. canada's andre de grasse took bronze and great britain's only man in the final, zharnel hughes, finished sixth. dina asher—smith will be the focus of british hopes later today. the british record—holder goes in the 100m semi—finals and, if things go to form, the final this evening.
she's aiming to win her first individual medal at world level and there are high hopes it could even be gold. let's go now to doha, where we can speak to the five—time british champion triple—jumper naomi ogbeta, who has competed alongside dina at many championships. naomi, what are her hopes of a medal? she is an amazing form, she will do really well. it is a very tough field. the jamaican pair, 00:37:42,1000 --> 00:37:45,032 you have a two—time olympic champion in there, as well. it is a tough, tough field. she will have to be at her very best. yes, definitely. shelly-ann fraser—pryce ran a super—quick time in the heats, so she will
really have to bring it in the final, but i think she will. she will rise to the occasion. you know her very well, competing alongside her many times. how will she deal with the pressure of expectation? i think that pressure has always been there for her. she has been fantastic for as long as i can remember. i used to do 200 metres before triplejump long as i can remember. i used to do 200 metres before triple jump and she is probably one of the reasons i stopped doing it because i was about four seconds behind her! she is so used to the pressure that now coming to the world stage, it is something she is used to. she won the diamond league. she will handle the pressure really well. apart from the obvious, that she is very fast, what makes her special? what has taken
her to this elite level, competing for individual medals, potentially gold medals, what is the mixer special? she has an amazing amount of belief in herself and she worked really closely with your coach. a lot of athletes which are run coaches as they progress, but tina has stuck with her same coach from when she was a kid. it is consistency with the coaching and having that self belief. you are not competing in these championships, but you know what it is like to build up to a real moment, a final. what will she be doing now, going through her normal routine, will she make changes today? she is always in her own little bubble. she will sit on her own, breakfast, lunch, dinner, set on a room, relax,
concentrate and focus. after the compensating —— after the competition she will go back to her lively, bubbly self. she will probably just be back to her lively, bubbly self. she will probablyjust be deciding what to wear tonight. she is always super cool to wear tonight. she is always super cool, but the weather isn't. what is it like? sorry, ididn't cool, but the weather isn't. what is it like? sorry, i didn't get that. how hot is it? i am probably sweating a bit. it is really hot. we have fantastic air conditioning in the venue. it is breezy, it is nice. i couldn't jump out the venue. it is breezy, it is nice. i couldn'tjump out here! it is really hot. thanks very much indeed. thanks very much indeed. you can watch all the coverage of the games on bbc two from 5.30pm this evening and across the bbc website and app. "an average day." that's how jurgen klopp described his saturday despite liverpool beating
sheffield united to stay top of the premier league. they're five points clear of manchester city after they beat everton. two goalkeepers stole the headlines, though, and not for the right reasons. hugo lloris, look away now. here's austin halewood. the new season still isn't two months old, but already these two look to be in a league of their own. for liverpool, six wins from six was a reason to smile. they have been the team to catch so far. but on a cold, wet saturday in the steel city, it can be hard to get into gear, the reds struggling to breach sheffield united's defence. in sports, you often have to make your own luck, but at brammall lane, dean henderson made it for liverpool. and henderson has let it go through. they say the mark of a good side is winning when you don't play well. maybe this really could be liverpool's year. it was never easy to do. we needed everybody for defending, we needed nearly everybody for attacking. and in the end, we scored
a lucky goal, we know that. but the boys worked so hard for it. closer to home, on a murky merseyside, manchester city were trying to keep up with the pace. eight points adrift at one stage, gabrieljesus started their leap up the table. but any city fan will tell you teams from these parts are hard to shake — dominic calvert—lewin levelling things after the break. but when it comes to this city team, no matter how far out, you just can't give them an opportunity. it is superb from riyad mahrez. sterling added a third, and with that, the gap was back to five. job done. if you thought you had seen the worst howler of the day, think again. tottenham were one goal up, when hugo lloris did this. what an absolute howler. this all just four days after spurs were knocked out of the league cup by colchester. luckily, they have harry kane. he may have the full backing
of the fans, but across london, frank lampard needed a win. his young team have thrilled and spilled this season, but in the end, they looked to an older statesman — willian with the winner. there are not many feelings better than that first game back in the league. scottish premiership leaders celtic dropped points for the first time this season after they were held to a 1—1 draw at hibernian. hibs had gone ahead in the eighth minute, but celtic‘s equaliser caused fury in the hibs dug out. manager paul heckingbottom kicked a water bottle in frustration, which hit the assistant referee and led to him being sent off. second placed rangers thrashed aberdeen 5—0. there were also wins for hamilton and motherwell. he's yet to complete two seasons in formula one, but charles leclerc continues to show his promise. the 21—year—old from monaco will be on pole for a fourth race in a row at today's russian grand prix. leclerc was almost half a second quicker than championship leader
lewis hamilton and team mate sebastian vettel in qualifying. annamiek van vleuten won the elite women's road race at the world championships in yorkshire. the dutch cyclist broke away from the rest of the field with 65 miles to go to the finish in harrogate and held on to win. britain's lizzie deignan, who grew up in the local area, could only finish 31st. the men go later on today. ben swift hoping to bring home gold. geraint thomas will be there. let's quickly talk about the heat in guha. given that we are expecting to play a football world cup in 2020 in the heat, earlier this week a lot of athletes in the root race had to give up and drop out. absolutely. you saw what happened in the 5,000 metres. one athlete had to
help another around the final lap. it will be a problem, particularly possibly with football. they are talking about extra drinks breaks. the heat will be an issue. and with japan at the olympics, they are talking about the heat there. the humidity injapan as well as an issue. it is something that they're really looking at. nice to see you, richard. nice to see you, richard. for many of us, ordering a coffee has become part of our daily routine, but for 26—year—old rhian binns, a recent trip to one coffee chain turned into an ordeal. rhian, who has a stammer, was trying to order her drink when the person serving her started laughing at her. it isn't an isolated incident for rhian, who wants to break the stigma around the issue. shejoins us now, alongside the chief executive of the british stammering association, jane
powell. good to see you both. good morning. so, you went to order a coffee, a daily occurrence. you tried to order and the person behind the counter find it funny that you had a stammer. explain what happened.” was ordering a drink at costa coffee. it was really early in the morning, so a really busy time. queues of people. i got to my turn, tried to order my drink and i stammered. i know that sometimes people don't know how to react with people don't know how to react with people who stammer, can be a nervous laugh. i brushed it off. iasked people who stammer, can be a nervous laugh. i brushed it off. i asked for something else and she laughed again. i kept asking and she kept
laughing. from that ijust wanted to get out there as quickly as i possibly could. i was really embarrassed. i just thought possibly could. i was really embarrassed. ijust thought it is not getting to a point in 2019 where people are talking more about disabilities and diversity in things like that, so i wanted to raise the issue with costa coffee. i root them are issue with costa coffee. i root them a re twea ked issue with costa coffee. i root them are tweaked and went from there, really. how surprised for you by the reaction. you have had so much with sport —— support. it is incredible the amount to people who have come forward. quite a lot of people who have stammers have come forward to say this happens to me every day.
their children have a stammer and they are worried about how their children will grow up ordering things and that happens in bars, restau ra nts. things and that happens in bars, restaurants. i have been refused service in a bar because they thought i was drunk when i stammered. it happens on a daily occurrence. it should be spoken about widely. companies also have a duty of care to train their staff on how to deal with someone who stammers. we have your tweet that went viral and got lots of support. how did you feel at that point, when the lady that was serving you was laughing? really embarrassed. it is ha rd laughing? really embarrassed. it is hard enough having a stammer because you feel that people are staring at
you feel that people are staring at you anyway because you're talking differently. for someone to make that more noticeable by laughing at you, it highlights that you speak differently to others. it is really embarrassing when that happens. costa coffee have issued a statement saying we take the needs of our customers very seriously, our store teams receive disability awareness training. we want to reiterate our sincere apologies and they have confirmed they have spoken to that tea m confirmed they have spoken to that team about the incident. how common an occurrence is team about the incident. how common an occurrence is this, with so many people based on this daily challenge? and suffering a reaction like that. it shouldn't happen. it happens every single day. it is so common as to be routine. i saw it this morning. yes, that's
right. i was asking about where to go and the quy was asking about where to go and the guy said, don't mumble. we have a society where any kind of speech impediments or pores in the medium is taken out. it starts from what we see every day on the television where we make sure that any pauses are taken out so we don't hear it. people literally don't see the issue as being an issue that we need to ta ke as being an issue that we need to take seriously. it is not seen in the same light as anything else. it is funny, theyjust need to take a breath and focus on what they say that it will come out. i think it is dismissed. costa's, is casual response here is indicative
of the real cultural blindness to the issue. what needs to happen, do you think, for people in the workplace, is it more training? we need more training, absolutely, and the training, absolutely, and the training needs to think about the issue of communication. we have systems that rely upon words, the spoken word, to literally use those systems. there is and that recognition that that is a barrier. yes, there absolutely needs to be that training, but we need cultural change and we need the media to start and accept people who speak differently and to pose and to help us understand that this isn't something... the part only being played by the media until now is to use stammering as a comedic device. so why are we then surprised at
costa coffee don't take this seriously? the public to understand what stammering is about and quite often they will say to someone, you are drunk, you are lying, or you are nervous, because of that total lack of understanding. well, well done for coming in and speaking to us. i know it takes a lot to do that. thank you for coming in. thank you for having me, i really appreciated. thank you. time to say goodbye to babita now as she is going to read the news for the andrew marr programme. here's phil with a look at this morning's weather. this was the scene earlier on at the isle of portland. on land we have
seen isle of portland. on land we have seen gusts of a0 miles an hour and it has been very wet. there are something like 50 flood warnings across parts of england and will is. you will see the torrential downpours are there to be had in the eastern side of the midlands and into the south—east. more persistent rain is there this afternoon. it is drierfor rain is there this afternoon. it is drier for the rain is there this afternoon. it is drierfor the greater rain is there this afternoon. it is drier for the greater part of scotland, northern ireland, coming into wales in the south—west there will be sometime this afternoon. showers in the isles. temperatures where we have been of late. you have to factor in the strength of the wind. underneath the cloud and rain, 12 or 13 degrees. as this the wind veers to an author north—westerly. issues of coastal flooding in east anglia over the course of the n —— course of the evening. once that is the way and this sky is
clear things will get quieter. the winds will ease. there is the prospect of a crisper start to a new day on monday. this ridge of high pressure is only there ahead of this next area of cloud, wind and rain that will be there from the word go for wales and the south—west of england, becoming more expensive through wheels and many of the southern counties through the afternoon. it will be a drier, brighter day for much of northern ireland, scotland and the north and east of england. there is a change on the way. the same there is a change on the way. the sa m e syste m there is a change on the way. the same system from monday will still be there for any of them wheels on tuesday. further north it is drier, brighter and chillier, only 9 degrees in the sunshine. it is that cold regime that winds out. once the weather system moves away, we are straight into a
northerly, and it is coming down from the north. it will be cold by day, cold by night. in the short—term it is wet and windy. plastic pollution has become one of the most pressing environmental issues with around eight million tonnes of plastic waste escaping into our oceans each year. it's a problem an all—female crew hope to tackle as they sail around the world looking at the causes of plastic pollution and what can be done about it. emily penn and kirsty young from the expedition round the world voyagejoin us now. good morning. nice to see you both. explain what this says, emily. you are the skipper and co—founder. explain the purpose of this. we are taking 300 women around the world,
just tell at a time for the next two yea rs just tell at a time for the next two years stealing 2a of these giant accumulations and is where the plastic and is up. and also the arctic. we are going there to try to find a solution. why does it accumulate in the specific places? it is due to the specific places? it is due to the spinning of the planet, it creates these big ocean currents and in the centre of every ocean there isa in the centre of every ocean there is a much calmer patch where the plastic ends up. it is often misconceived as an island, agrippa gary we could clean up, but it is more like a fine soup of these tiny plastic particles. you are a novice sailor, kirsty. what do you
hope to get out of this? i saw that it was an all—female expedition and that appeal to me. i work in a very male dominated environment, so that is the thing that drew me to it. i saw this huge female trip and i thought it looked like such a good challenge, and you didn't have to have sailing experience. what sort of training, experience do you bring? what do you look for in the cruise, emily? you must bring certain skills. i'm not sure i bring much experience and skills to the boat itself, however i think it is my ability to store retail and spread the message. i help out at a local brownie unit so to inspire the next generation of women, as well. i can go back and explain to them my adventure and inspire them.
can go back and explain to them my adventure and inspire themm can go back and explain to them my adventure and inspire them. it is important to get out and raise awareness, but it is about spreading awareness. people like kirsty are the legacy of the project. these 300 women coming on board will be able to see these issues first hand and ta ke to see these issues first hand and take the solutions home. the longer i have worked on this the more i realise there is no silver bullet solution involving the plastics issue. there are hundreds of things that we can do and wherever we come from in the world, whatever our background, we all have a role to play. do you worry about taking novice sailors around the world? obviously, it is a big thing crossing an ocean! not many people have done it. it is a unique opportunity for people who have not had the opportunity to. we have a tea m had the opportunity to. we have a team on board that will take care of everybody‘s safety. these trips
are more about attitude than the skill of sailing. no doubt we will have rough weather, sorry to break it to you. what to do most worried or excited about? seasickness. howl will cope about being on the boat for ten days. i am really excited for ten days. i am really excited for the challenge and the unknown. good luck, not that i'm suggesting you need it. really nice to see you and keep coming in to tell us all about it. an interesting voyage you have ahead of you. thank you. that's all from us this morning. dan and louise will be back tomorrow morning from six. have a great day, see you very soon, goodbye.
this is bbc news, i'm ben brown. the headlines at 9am. further promises to deliver brexit are expected this morning, as the conservative party conference gets under way in manchester. borisjohnson is planning billions of pounds of spending for hospitals, what he describes as ‘the biggest hospital building programme in a generation'.
parents are urged to have conversations with their children about organ donation, in the hope that more young people willjoin the donor register. hong kong police fire tear gas and pepper spray at anti—government protesters, who have taken to the streets in the lead up to the 70th anniversary of communist rule in china. it's crunch time for wales, as they take on australia, in the rugby world cup. and our sunday morning edition of the papers is at 9.35am. this morning's reviewers are rosamund urwin from the sunday times and the evening standard's robert fox. good morning. the conservative party conference opens today in manchester, with promises from the prime minister to invest