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winds. milder air is pushing and across the uk, so temperatures in scotland will go higher a few degrees through the night. and all parts will get off to a mild start in the morning. there will be some sunny spells tomorrow. there will be some showers again. they will push across the east in all parts. there might be some places in the east that only have a few showers and heavy downpours and the rest will be dry. it will be a windy day in the northern isles with gusts around 60 mph and these are the average. around the coast it will be a0 and 50 mph. it will be a mild start to the week. it is windy out there and there will be heavy showers. as we go on into the evening, some of the showers that are coming, but by tuesday there will be fewer of them. more sunny spells to come.
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the isobars are opening up a little bit so it will not be as windy. there is a chance of catching a heavy downpour, but perhaps not everybody will by the time we get to tuesday. there will be a few heavy showers particularly in the south and west it mightjust be overnight. there will be some sunny spells around again on tuesday is not looking so windy. temperatures will come down a couple of degrees on tuesday, but it is still mild. temperatures are a little bit above the average for this time of year. looking overnight and into wednesday, a stronger area of low pressure coming in from the west and it will become windier. showers will be here on thursday for another spell of wider and milder air on friday.
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hello, this is bbc news with mishal husain. the headlines. another deadline extended — brexit talks will now continue as both sides agree to carry on after being unable to come to an agreement. i am afraid we are still very far apart on some key things, but where there is life, there is hope. we are going to keep talking to see what we can do. the uk certainly won't be walking away from the talks. i think people will expect us to go the extra mile. we have accordingly mandated our negotiators to continue the talks and to see whether an agreement can be reached, even at this late stage. following the decision, the prime minister held a conference call to brief the cabinet on their options in the event of a no—deal outcome. a warning to the prime minister — relaxing coronavirus restrictions this christmas will lead to a third wave of infections. germany's angela merkel announces
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tighter coronavirus restrictions to run through christmas until january the 10th. now on bbc news it's time for sportsday. hello and welcome to sportsday. i'm sarah mulkerrins. coming up: mohammed salah spares liverpool's blushes from the spot — as they come from a goal down to draw at fulham. the formula one season draws to a close as red bull's max verstappen romps to victory in abu dhabi. age isjust a number as lee westwood ends the season as the european tour's top player at 47 years old. and exeter get their european campaign off to a winning start — as the champions cup title holders inflich a crushing defeat on glasgow at sandy park.
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welcome along to sportsday. lots to bring you, but we start with liverpool who have just missed out on the chance to go top of the premier league table after drawing 1—1 with fulham at craven cottage. that game has just ended in the last few minutes. fulham took the lead midway through the first half — bobby decordova ried giving the hosts the deserved lead on the balance of play. they were holding on until this handball call was given and liverpool were awarded a penalty with just over ten minutes to go. and mohammed salah — just about scored to level things up. a big point for scott parker and his side —
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dropped points for liverpool. earlier tottenham drew 1—1 at crystal palace and now stay top on goal difference. harry kane put spurs ahead midway through the first half. not the finest moment for palace goalkeeper they were hanging on for the win — but jeffrey schlupp levelled things up nine minutes from time. and then guiata pulled off some great saves late on — to make sure his side ended with a point. i'm never 0k i'm never ok with a point, i took that from the beginning of the season. that from the beginning of the season. every that from the beginning of the season. every game we that from the beginning of the season. every game we go, we go to win, and if sometimes we don't win, it's because of credit to the opponent and sometimes we should do better. i think in this case today it's a little bit of both. we should do better, and i want to give them credit, because they tried everything to equalise.
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in the day's first game, sheffield united's dismal start to the season continued as they lost 3—0 at southampton. nathan redmond wrapping up the victory for southampton, who are up to third in the table as things stand. sheffield united remain rooted to the bottom of the table, with just one point from 12 matches. there are plenty enough examples of teams that have gone on losing strea ks teams that have gone on losing streaks and not got points, but the longer it goes on, the more obviously it's going to impact on the team, and i keep saying, it has to come sooner than later, because if not, we're in trouble now, and there won't be a light at the end of there won't be a light at the end of the tunnel if we don't change the situation what's in front of us. rangers are 13 points clear of celtic at the top of the scottish premiership after beating dundee united 2—1. captain james tavernier was once again the key man,
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scoring with this superb free kick, and setting up connor goldson's second. champions celtic are second after beating kilmarnock 2—0. let's take a look at some of the other stories making the headlines today. manchester united remain top of the women's super league after they beat reading 2—1. hayley ladd heading in a late winner for united, who are unbeaten in the league this season. caroline weir scored her first goal of the season in injury time to help manchester city come from behind to beat arsenal 2—1. they remain fourth in the table a point behind the gunners. tottenham, west ham and chelsea also won. limerick have won their second all—ireland hurling title in three years, their ninth in total — as they beat waterford by 30 points to 19 at croke park in dublin. waterford have not won an all—ireland title since 1959. the championship unusually finishing in december with no fans present due to the coronavirus pandemic. dangerous weather has halted sunday's final round of the us women's open,
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boosting chances for a monday finish to the golf‘s last major of the year. japan's hinako shibuno led on four—under par — a one shot lead. england's bronte law is the highest place brit — she was three over after two holes before play was stopped. well, staying with golf and there was a thrilling finish to the european tour season. all weekend it looked like patrick reed would become the first american to win the race to dubai title — for the top european golfer — but in a late twist , it went to lee westwood, after matthew fitzpatrick won the world tour championship. austin halewood has all the details. in the shadows of the dubai skyline the stage was set for the final day of the european tour, patrick reed, matthew fitzpatrick and lee westwood, all in the hunt to finish the season as european number one. overnight patrick reed was the man to catch but his round did not start well, instead it was fitzpatrick who raced out of the blocks,
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he birdied each of the first four holes, patrick reed was not done, chipping his way back into contention, but as patrick reed and fitzpatrick traded blows in the dubai desert, lee westwood quietly went about his business, the englishman with five birdies in a closing round of 68 and all he had to do now was wait and with patrick reed's chances going away with this putt on the seventh, it was between fitzpatrick and westwood, but with a better ranking coming into the tournament, second was enough for westwood to clinch the overall title and this double bogey from lori kantor on the penultimate hole meant he was there. fitzpatrick, the tournament winner but lee westwood, 20 years after the first time he did it, the european tour champion. austin halewood, bbc news. what a final round that was, and what a win for lee westwood. at 47 he's the oldest man to win the european tour title but despite his age, westwood says he must still be doing something right on the course.
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ididn't i didn't know what to expect at the start of the year because i hadn't played a lot, and i came out and won. coming into this week i haven't hit balls for more than half an hour, 45 minutes, because i've had a bad back. and i only played nine holes practice. so i'm a little bit better when there is no goal and anticipation there. 161 days after its late start, the shortest formula one season since 1966 has come to an end. max verstappen upset the odds to finish the year on a high, beating the mercedes of valtteri bottas and lewis hamilton to win the abu dhabi grand prix. nick parrott reports. with max verstappen breaking mercedes' 60 year stranglehold on abu dhabi, many were hoping for an interesting finale. surprisingly his red bull stayed in front for every single one. that was partly due to
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misfortune for racing point sergio perez. from the high of winning last weekend came the low are failing to finish. a premature end of the mexican's formula 1 career, with no tea m mexican's formula 1 career, with no team is yet for next season. the safety car that followed saw a flurry of early pit stops that led toa flurry of early pit stops that led to a processional race at the front. that doesn't feel like a good strategy. verstappen went unchallenged to the chequered flag, his second win of the season, one of the easiest of his career. it was enjoyable out there, we basically did everything all right, and i think once you start up front, you can control the pace a bit more and it makes your life a bit easier. still suffering from the after—effects of coronavirus, lewis hamilton was relieved to finish third. that was a really hard race for me. all year physically i've been fine, but today i definitely wasn't, so i'm just glad it's over. the tired —looking celebrations suggest a well earned rest is needed
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before they go again in march. nick parrott, bbc news. now to rugby union and exeter got their european champions cup title defence off to the perfect start... with a resounding 42—0 win over glasgow warriors at sandy park. fans returned to the stadium for the first time and saw their team score six tries, including this brilliant finish from olly woodburn, to seal a bonus—point win. last year's beaten finalists the french side —racing 92 started their new campaign with a win — beating irish side connacht 26—22. connacht though get a losing bonus point. gloucester were thrashed 55—10 by lyon. eight of gloucester‘s starting 15 were making their tournament debut and it showed as the french side scored eight tries — xavier mignot scoring a hat—trick. following anthonyjoshua's successful heavyweight title defence against kubrat pulev at wembley arena last night, all the talk is now about unifying the division what could be
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the biggest all british fight to date. tyson fury holds the wbc belt, whilejoshua holds the ibf, wba and wbo belts. here's his promoter eddie hearn. we just want to make the fight. we believe we win, they believe they win, its the biggest fighting axing, there is no otherfight that can compare to this. now‘s the time. so from tomorrow or monday we will start the ball rolling, and i don't think it's that difficult. the crux of the deal is agreed in terms of the numbers are the splits, which isn't complicated. so there are only a few isn't complicated. so there are only afew minor isn't complicated. so there are only a few minor details, obviously venue and a few tv bits, and there's no reason why we can't get it up and running. well, after the fight, anthonyjoshua sat down to speak to the bbc‘s boxing correspondent mike costello about his win over kubrat pulev and also the prospect of taking on tyson fury. its maturity now, i've been here
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many times before. i feel like this isn't someone i would have faced in my first ten fights, where they haven't got the will of the passion. pulev is fighting for his father, his country, the title. sol pulev is fighting for his father, his country, the title. so i knew that it's another mountain i have to climb. i climbed a mountain in round three, i didn't get to the top but i didn't take him out, another mountainl didn't take him out, another mountain i have to climb, sol steadily climbed the next mountain until it was time to get to the top. and when i took him out, it was perfect. tyson fury has already he is ready. has he? what did he say? it was along the lines of he will ta ke it was along the lines of he will take you or three rounds. that's good to hear, at least i will get him in the ring. how do you think the dynamic around the fight has changed? he is still bookmakers' favourite after your performance tonight. how do you feel the dynamic has changed ? tonight. how do you feel the dynamic has changed? it's good. tyson is talented and he will bring out the best in me. i really feel like his
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confidence, the bookmakers, me steadying him. i have been to tyson fury's fights when he forjohn mcdermott when i was still an amateur, i saw him fight chisora, so it will be good to change those odds and put them in my favour. that's all from sportsday. we'll be back with more at 7.45 up up next on bbc news it is the media show. hello. this week, ofcom, the broadcasting regulator, put out a pretty stark warning. they said that traditional uk broadcasting is at risk without radical shake—up. but at risk of what exactly?


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