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as face coverings become mandatory, borisjohnson hence as face coverings become mandatory, boris johnson hence england as face coverings become mandatory, borisjohnson hence england could face similar measures. travellers arriving in the uk are no longer required to quarantine for two weeks, making it easier to go on holiday. after more than 65,000 coronavirus cases are confirmed in a single day in the us, we report from the worst hit state and ask what made the sun belt a covert hotspot. in thejohnny depp libel trial, more allegations of arguments and violence with his ex wife heard.
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welcome to our look ahead to what the papers will be bringing tomorrow. start looking at tomorrow's front pages. we begin with the times. wear masks and shops, that is what the front page reads. there is mounting evidence that they spread the coronavirus. the telegraph says the timing of the decision coincides with the prime minister urging more people to go back to work. there is a picture here of mrjohnson in a face covering himself. he said the government needs to be stricter. get back to the office as the pm. the
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paper says downing street says there will be a boost of shops and restau ra nts. will be a boost of shops and restaurants. johnson gambles on radical nhs i have a whole, that is the front page of the guardian, which carries an exclusive report that claims the prime minister is planning a radical reorganisation of the nhs. that is amid what is described there as a frustration at the health service chief executive. let's delve right in. good to see you again. let's start with that striking picture on the front page of the times of borisjohnson wearing a mask. the advice and mass has been contradictory so far. yes, it has come at the outset of the pandemic, the advice from the government and the government scientist and health experts in particular was that masks didn't really make very much of a difference, certainly outside they
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made very little difference at all. perhaps they might prevent you from passing on the virus but they didn't do anything much to stop you from catching it from other people. there isa catching it from other people. there is a real question over why the government is changing its tune on this is starting to change his tune because i haven't come out very clearly a nd because i haven't come out very clearly and said we must wear masks and shops and other enclosed places, only on public transport. they are just suggesting that perhaps they might make that step. i think there is that question about why they are doing it, whether it is simply to give the impression that they are continuing to be strict and to remind everybody, that we have to put on masks, that the virus is still there and the restrictions haven't been lifted, or whether it is ready to give them a little bit of cover for what the real purpose of cover for what the real purpose of the all this is, which is to give us more of the all this is, which is to give us more confidence to go out and go back into the high streets, go back into the shops, go back and start
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spending money again, and perhaps we will feel more confident. it is about the psychology rather than the size of it. we will feel more confident if we are wearing masks. anna, is this about the evident changing or is it about us changing to our approach to warranted the psychology of wearing masks?” to our approach to warranted the psychology of wearing masks? i think it isa psychology of wearing masks? i think it is a bit of both. i think people have realised that the public reacted so strongly to the messages stay home that they really need to build up confidence again, they are also having to deal with the fear people have about pending unemployment and so they are very relu cta nt unemployment and so they are very reluctant to spend money, and services try to walk a very fine line between all the different risks facing the uk at the moment, how do you keep the population safe, hard you keep the population safe, hard you try to save the economy? how do you try to save the economy? how do you try to instil that confidence among people that they are safe to
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spend, from a health point of view and economic point of view? the economy is reliant on consumer confidence, it is very driven by coi'isuitiei’ confidence, it is very driven by consumer spending is that this urgency to get people back into the offices, even if they are able to work from home, they might have a services —based job that they can do remotely effectively, you want to get them into the officer they start to use those cafe is an shops nearby oi'i to use those cafe is an shops nearby on their lunch breaks and after work and so it is partly yes there is more evidence, according to various people advising the government but you have also had people for very long time suggesting that facemasks would be a better idea throughout any situation where it is an enclosed space, not just any situation where it is an enclosed space, notjust on public transport. this is following nicola sturgeon who said it like wearing a seat belt, it should be habitual to you. before you go into any other kind of environment. right, looking
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at the eye, another message that from the prime minister, he says it is time to get back into the office and and remote working. lance, is this a message that is it is quite clear to most people, or is it a bit confusing, coming at this time?|j confusing, coming at this time?” think it is a bit confusing and if borisjohnson is saying that we should go back to work, then that is not how it came across, because it was done in an online people's prime minister's questions. and rather than that being... this is a big change of policy, it is what the government wants us to do but instead of it being a prime ministerial statement of some sort, a clear piece of advice to us all or instruction to us all, it came out on his own words, this is the way he communicates, so it is maybe partly a problem of communication but it came out as maybe it is about time
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that perhaps we should go back to work, rather than, 0k, that perhaps we should go back to work, ratherthan, ok, the advice that perhaps we should go back to work, rather than, ok, the advice is changed, and we are clear about that. i think the government has had a growing problem in the way in which it is communicating its advice, and the effect of that is that fewer and fewer people seem to have absolute confidence of what ministers tell them and they kind of thing people are able to use their ownjudgment but thing people are able to use their own judgment but that is a dangerous situation to be in. anna, does this point at some stricter rules to come? because as a last is saying, the advice on masks has been, we can say, fairly relaxed until this point, it has been pushed and honed in that masks are actually quite important in terms of stopping the virus. are we going to see stricter measures coming into place?” virus. are we going to see stricter measures coming into place? i think these hints from the prime minister
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now, following it to be mandatory to wear face coverings in shops and enclosed spaces in scotland shows he will follow nicola sturgeon, mandating it in shops. it's already mandated for public transport, but people are more likely to comply with the on public transport if they feel there is a more blank approach. soa feel there is a more blank approach. so a part of this mayjust be trying to encourage this behaviour across the board to make people realise it is important not to leave home without one. there's also concerns about the financial implications of not being on transport. it is very expensive to keep it going for london when there are so few passengers on the trains. so it is really about giving people lack confidence as much of anything else. and if it seems to be proving effective elsewhere, where it is habitual in asia and lots of countries to wear face masks following the sars outbreak. so if there is a sign that this is waning
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in confidence, it is important for them to make the decisions based on them to make the decisions based on the science and health care involved. it is at least likely we will see more mandated uses of facemasks. turning our attention to the telegraph next. something in there about four celsius being an important number when it comes to the spread of coronavirus? there's a group of scientists, and we are given all sorts of different scientific advice coming and suggestions from scientists who do advise the government. this latest one suggests that the virus loves quattro celsius will stop and one of the places for that is that there was a new spike in melbourne, australia —— was a new spike in melbourne, australia -- quattro max celsius. that was pretty much the temperature in melbourne at the time that the virus started to peak again. but it is possible to strip out one factor
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in this, the sceptre may have been four celsius, but people may have been going together in pubs and public places far more than they should've been, which was the cause of the spike. the best scientists in the world find it very difficult to strip out and separate out the different factors that could be leading to this. there was a hope that perhaps the onset of hot weather certainly in northern europe would perhaps see a fall in the rate of infection that may be happening. but if that is happening, why is the sunshine state in america, florida, where temperatures are harder there than elsewhere — again, behavioural differences in the advice given from the government was lacking. going to another story still on the front page of the daily telegraph. has the coronavirus pandemic been bad for the war on plastic? yes, we are
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starting to see this be a concern. we must or member of months before the pandemic hit, we were seeing this big movement away from plastic, really big impacts from the use of charges on plastic bags and the banning in some cases of single use plastics, towards them being a very essential part of dealing with the front line issues to create that barrier to infection in order to combat covid—19. we've heard again and again, these headlines about the billions of pieces of ppe that helps front line workers to stay safe. all of this is single use plastic, so the facemasks we are seeing, unless the facemasks we are seeing, unless the government starts encouraging people to use them more, we may see more of these a single use plastic facemasks, which will be used once, thrown away, and this shows plastic being used in all sorts of ways
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where ordinary people... potentially derailing years and years of work, like with david attenborough and his big oceans programme on the bbc showing the impact of plastic on marine wildlife, having such a big impact on the public mood, and now thatis impact on the public mood, and now that is sick shifting toward safety concerns, that is sick shifting toward safety concerns, leading to a mass uptick. so it isa concerns, leading to a mass uptick. so it is a real concern amongst many people who have campaigned for several years to try and change public behaviour. all that could be derailed now. you see a lot of public behaviour has shifted. moving to the guardian, and lance, let's look at the story about boris johnson. a radical nhs overhaul? what is this about? it appears to be about a sense of frustration on the pa rt about a sense of frustration on the part of borisjohnson, as well as the health secretary, matt hancock, and others in government that when
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they want things to happen in the nhs, they can't make them happen. they can't pull a lever and whatever change it is they wanted to see happen. this is because the nhs is an entity outside the government. it's devolved in other nations of the united kingdom. but the article focuses... the ministers can only urge them to do things, rather than tell them to do things. i think it is worrying for two reasons. a massive reorganisation of the nhs a lwa ys massive reorganisation of the nhs always seems to go badly. the other is that most people in britain, we saw this and last weekend where there was massive applause again for there was massive applause again for the nhs in the nhs thinking those in the nhs in the nhs thinking those in the community — we have great faith in the nhs, we do believe they are doing their best by us. and i think
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we might start to lose a bit of confidence, the general public might start to lose confidence in the nhs if we felt that it was under a government dictatorship, if there was an arm of the conservative government's policy rather than doing the right thing and being led by people who have the expertise rather than the political will to do things. could there be some gains in this overhaul that is being suggested here? i think that depends on your perspective. as we've heard from lance, this story makes this point about matt hancock cosmic frustration that although he is person who was elected and put in charge by the prime minister of health care at a time of a national emergency, he feels he needs to get approval from simon stevenson, the head of nhs england, before decisions can be made and and acted upon. so you could make the argument on the one side, that will add to
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the pace of decision—making if he is empowered, if you cut out a level of bureaucracy. you could also make the case that that layer of bureaucracy asa case that that layer of bureaucracy as a shield for the nhs against political interference to ensure that stuff is done on a value for money and safety basis. so it speaks of that real friction you get at a time of national emergency between the need to move quickly and to protect institutions. it is quite similar in some regard to the situation you saw quite recently where you had a very senior civil servant saying that rishi sunak's policies of giving people £1000 if they take a worker back from furlough, that that might not represent value for money, and there out there for he wouldn't sign off on it. it needs to be independent of the government, and the government is keen to operate at pace to
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centralise power more to allow for greater efficiency, in their view. some brief comments on the front page of the financial times, talking here about rishi sunak's stimulus and borrowing costs hitting fresh lows. what does this mean? this can sound a bit confusing because the cheap cost of borrowing sound like a good thing. but we know we are headed for a very bad financial situation because a tax take would not be very high because that means higher unemployment. the economy will not do so well. the thing is this is such a strange financial market mechanism where if people are worried about the future of the stock market, the future of profitability, they tend to go into bonds, uk gilts or uk treasuries because they are seen as safe assets. when a yield falls, that means the price rises on a bond. that means these bonds become more desirable because people see them as a safe place to put their money. and
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they are doing that even though the return on that investment is really low or, in the case of the likes of germany, it is negative. so they are paying money to the german government, but they see that as safer than putting their money into the stock market or other areas. so it isa the stock market or other areas. so it is a very strange and troubling sign that yields are so low in so many ways because it shows that people don't think there will be a big price growth or inflation in the economy going forward. and that probably indicates they are betting against growth. they don't see there being a sharp economic recovery, but a signal from the financial markets that they're feeling very cautious and troubled about the outlook. let's end it with a look at the international pages of the ft. there isa international pages of the ft. there is a story here about a bike boom... i don't know whether you've got a bike, lance... i have! my back it seems a lot of people are going this
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way now. yes, it does seem that way. i was way now. yes, it does seem that way. iwas in way now. yes, it does seem that way. i was in two bike shops today. the story on the front of the ft suggests there is a bike shortage because so many people have moved on to bikes either because they can't go to the gym so they want another form of exercise, or because they don't feel it is safe to go on to public transport, so they want to get about on a bike. therefore there's been a global shortage of bikes. people on scientifically seem to have plenty of bikes for sale. but one question it does raise is when so much of the economy and economic activity is in depressed, whether that has frustrated the ability public you would've thought that someone would've thought two months ago to produce a lot more bikes because there'll be a lot more demand for bikes, and perhaps the story hasn't happened. indeed, not quite as simple as it looks. thank
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you very much to both of you for joining us for that look at tomorrow's papers. really great to have you on. that's it for the papers tonight. goodbye for now, stay with us here on bbc news. hello i'm sarah mulkerrins at the bbc sport centre. england are under pressure in the first test after west indies took a first—innings lead of 114 on day three in southampton. from 57—1 overnight, the tourists were eventually bowled out for 318, with kraigg brathwaite top scoring with 65. 0ur correspondent joe wilson has more. finally a beautiful day for cricket if you were playing. stuart broad made it clear he was angered to be dropped. the first pullers angler
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and had picked struggled to break through. with some judgement, and had picked struggled to break through. with somejudgement, west indies progress. the captain had to influence the game. first, ben stokes held the catch to diss dismiss shay hope. he made 65 when stokes the bowler got him lbw. delighted? stokes the bowler got him lbw. delighted ? well, stokes the bowler got him lbw. delighted? well, more relieved. jamin blackwood has a reputation for whacking the ball into the air too often. he knew what he'd done, and so often. he knew what he'd done, and so did england. but keep in mind the bigger picture — west indies were leading. shane doris barely made a run last time he toured england, his 61 here was full of authority. for a while chase had england on the run too, 47 for him. a quick check on the subplot — the rivalry of the all rounders, the clash of the captains. jason holder found the fielder. taken, good jason holder found the fielder. ta ken, good catch! jason holder found the fielder. taken, good catch! stokes had the
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wicket. his tenacity was familiar when so much still isn't. but england are betting again 99 runs behind, and saturday demands diligence in the true test match tradition. joe wilson, bbc news. the draws for the delayed final stages of the champions league and europa league have been made. in the champions league, manchester city, who lead real madrid 2—1 with the second leg of their tie to play, would face either lyon orjuventus if they reach the quarterfinals. while, if chelsea manage to come from 3—0 down to beat bayern munich, they would face either napoli or barcelona. all the ties will be played as one match, rather than two legs, and will all be hosted in lisbon. matches start on 12 august. manchester city and chelsea will play their remaining second legs on 7—8 august respectively. manchester united have been drawn against
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istanbul bashak—shehir or copenhagen, wolves have a potential tie against sevilla or roma and rangers will play inter milan or getafe if they reach the last eight. steven gerrard's side trail bayer leverkusen 3—1 after the first leg of their last 16 tie. united and wolves will meet in the semi—finals if both get through. the scottish premiership season will kick off on 1 august after receiving written approval from the scottish government. the government has also confirmed that clubs can arrange friendly matches with immediate effect — as long as players are tested for covid—19 weekly from 13 july. liverpool captain jordan henderson will miss the rest of the season with a knee injury. the midfielder scored in the 3—1win against brighton on wednesday before limping off late on in the match. he won't need surgery and should be fit in time for the start of next season. everybody felt fine. absolutely. he deserves to lift the trophy, and he will lift the trophy. so i said, no
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surgery, no surgery needed. that's the good news. and for all the rest, maybe we can make our own decisions —at maybe we can make our own decisions — at least a few decisions how it will be around the trophy lift. ferrari driver charles leclerc has been given an official warning after breaking formula 0ne's coronavirus protocols. he returned to monaco this week between the austrian and styrian grands prix and was pictured with friends. personnel are required to stay within the "bubbles" between races. practice for the second consecutive race in austria was suspended for more than ten minutes after daniel riccardo crashed his renault. fortunately, the australian wasn't badly hurt. red bull's max verstappen topped the time sheets just a fraction ahead of last week's winner valtteri bottas. but lewis hamilton was well off the pace in sixth in the other mercedes. wimbledon will distribute £10 million of prize money to the 620 players who would have taken part in this year's championships. it was cancelled for the first time
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since 1945 because of the coronavirus pandemic. singles players who would have been in the main draw will be given £25,000, with qualifiers, doubles and wheelchair players also each receiving money. that's all the sport for now. good night. hello there. we ended the working week on a much brighter note across the uk, particularly for england and wales which saw some really dull, dismal days earlier in the week. there were some heavy showers around, mind you, across the north and east of england with some thunderstorms mixed in. but many places stayed dry the further south and west that you were, we saw plenty of sunshine. we hold onto the sunshine this weekend, thanks to high pressure which is good to continue to build and settle things down. we should see those temperatures climbing slowly too. here it is, big area of high
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pressure establishing itself across the country through saturday. generally light winds, still quite breezy across the north of scotland into the northern articles. here we will continue to see a bit of cloud with 1-2 will continue to see a bit of cloud with 1—2 showers brought in on that westerly breeze. but further south, lengthy spells of sunshine, maybe a bit offair lengthy spells of sunshine, maybe a bit of fair cloud building up at times and later wins here too. it will feel warmer, 21—22dc, around the mid ora will feel warmer, 21—22dc, around the mid or a little but above in the north. high pressure dominating the scene on sunday, but we see low pressure encroaching from the northwest. these weather fronts will bring some rain as well, so the breeze will pick up later in the day, some rain for northern ireland and western scotland. but for the majority of england and wales, another dry day thanks at the high pressure with light winds, and it will be warmer, 23—24dc in the south, high teens in the north. it sta rts south, high teens in the north. it starts to get a bit of uncertainty as we head into next week with the
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intensity and the timing of this weather front as it starts to make inroads a little bit further south and east across the uk. but it could be for monday, our weather fronts start pushing toward central areas, weakening as it pushes into the high—pressure area by bringing high spots of rain it times here. more clout around, then cooler in the north. at the far southeast could stay dry with sunshine, another warm day at 20 celsius. but tuesday that front move southwards, but there will be more clout around, low— pressure will be more clout around, low—pressure sitting across the north of the country, generating further cloud. there will be a slightly cooler day on tuesday with the mid—teens in the north, just about 20 celsius in the south. that area of low pressure will tend to clear away onto wednesday, and the high—pressure starts to build up again, unsettled, things will become lighter. cooler air mass coming in from the northwest, variable amounts of cloud with some sunshine. but a
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bit more sunshine around, lighter temperatures will be a bit higher, it may be high teens in the north, low 20s in the south. into thursday, still a bit of uncertainty, but it looks like more weather fronts try to push into the western country bringing outbreaks of rain, whereas further south with influencing then, a little bit warmer still, 23—24dc. this area of high—pressure wants to continue to build in as we move through the rest of the week. certainly central and southern areas be influenced by it but these weather fronts across the northwest of the country want to continue off the atlantic. but it looks like the weather fronts will stay quite clear to the northwest of the uk through the week with a lot of dry weather around. as that high—pressure builds, we could see some warm weather imported where we could start to see those temperatures reaching the mid to high 20s celsius. but watch this space.
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