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that he murdered two men and attempted to kill a third during chaotic racialjustice protests in wisconsin last year. his trial polarised america, highlighting divisions around contentious issues like gun rights. the president of belarus, alexander lukashenko, has told the bbc it is �*perfectly possible�* that belarusian security forces have helped migrants try to cross the border into poland. he denied inviting the migrants to belarus. austria has become the first country in western europe to go back into full lockdown as covid infections surge again. all austrians will be required to get vaccinated from february next year. kamala harris has become the first woman in american history to become acting president of the united states. she took over for 85 minutes as head of state and commander—in chief while president biden had a medical procedure.
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hello, and welcome to our look ahead to what the papers will be bringing us tomorrow. with me are geri scott, political correspondent at the press association, and benedicte paviot, uk correspondent for france 24. welcome to both of you, lovely to see you both again. the daily mail reports on has a story about an anti—vax group that it says has picketed over 100 schools. the ft is leading with austria, which will become the first country in europe set to make coronavirus jabs mandatory. the daily telegraph's main story is that under new plans to tackle cross—channel migration, asylum seekers will have to obey strict rules at new holding centres or face having their applications rejection. the mirror splashes on the news that convicted child killer
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colin pitchfork has been sent back to jail after breaching the terms of his release. according to the daily express, britons are determined to spread the christmas cheer with an £85 billion shopping bonanza. and the guardian is about tories "fuelling racism" by rejecting multiculturalism. finally the times says borisjohnson has demanded a fix to the record number of migrants making the journey across the channel. let's begin with the ft. "austria set to make jabs mandatory." it’s a set to make “abs mandatory." it's a re set to make jabs mandatory." it's a pretty drastic _ set to make jabs mandatory." it's a pretty drastic step, _ set to make jabs mandatory." it's a pretty drastic step, but _ set to make jabs mandatory." it's a pretty drastic step, but we've - set to make jabs mandatory." it�*s —. pretty drastic step, but we've heard borisjohnson pretty drastic step, but we've heard boris johnson warned pretty drastic step, but we've heard borisjohnson warned that pretty drastic step, but we've heard boris johnson warned that their storm clouds in europe that covid cases are going up again. if you look at australia, there's been a lot of vaccine hesitancy, for all the things we come on this programme
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to talk about, like with the vaccine rely on this country, it's actually been relatively successful when you look at elsewhere. dash compared to elsewhere. people are pretty eager to get theirjabs, but elsewhere. people are pretty eager to get their jabs, but that elsewhere. people are pretty eager to get theirjabs, but that hasn't necessarily been the case elsewhere. so yes, case numbers are rising and thatis so yes, case numbers are rising and that is unfortunate in that those hospitalisations and deaths are rising, but when you compare to the uk, most of those hospitalisations and deaths we see now are in those who have not got the vaccine. so it shows how important it is. but it's a drastic strap democrat stepan austria hope this will stem the flow of the virus researching there. i of the virus researching there. i was talking to an austrian intensive care doctorjust was talking to an austrian intensive care doctor just after 7pm was talking to an austrian intensive care doctorjust after 7pm this evening who was saying exactly that, 85% of the people he sees in intensive care units in vienna were not vaccinated. how successful has france been in this respect are not
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so much mandating, but basically saying, "if you don't get the job, you can't do things you normally do like going to restaurants"? fine you can't do things you normally do like going to restaurants"? one word - va . like going to restaurants"? one word - vary- because _ like going to restaurants"? one word - vary. because the _ like going to restaurants"? one word - vary. because the vaccine - like going to restaurants"? one word - vary. because the vaccine passportj — vary. because the vaccine passport has been _ — vary. because the vaccine passport has been very— — vary. because the vaccine passport has been very clearly effective, and the french— has been very clearly effective, and the french president and government have been_ the french president and government have been extremely clear that this is the _ have been extremely clear that this is the wax — have been extremely clear that this is the way. it needs to be strict, if you _ is the way. it needs to be strict, if you want— is the way. it needs to be strict, if you want to go to the restaurant or cinema. — if you want to go to the restaurant or cinema. if— if you want to go to the restaurant or cinema, if you want to have some sort of— or cinema, if you want to have some sort of normal — or cinema, if you want to have some sort of normal life, it is essential that you — sort of normal life, it is essential that you obey those rules. if you don't _ that you obey those rules. if you don't want — that you obey those rules. if you don't want to, then you won't be going _ don't want to, then you won't be going to — don't want to, then you won't be going to those places. i think what's — going to those places. i think what's interesting is the fact that this austrian chancellor as saying "it's this austrian chancellor as saying "it's time — this austrian chancellor as saying "it's time to face reality" — the reaiity— "it's time to face reality" — the reality is— "it's time to face reality" — the reality is oh _ "it's time to face reality" — the reality is on monday, austrians will have a _ reality is on monday, austrians will have a three week lockdown. the other— have a three week lockdown. the other reality austrians will be facing — other reality austrians will be facing in _ other reality austrians will be facing in the next 24 hours is actuatiy _
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facing in the next 24 hours is actuatiy a _ facing in the next 24 hours is actually a lot of controversy. because _ actually a lot of controversy. because although the austrian chancellor is at pains to point out that he's— chancellor is at pains to point out that he's checked in the constitution to do so, the problem is i constitution to do so, the problem is i gather— constitution to do so, the problem is i gather they are something like 10,000 _ is i gather they are something like 10,000 protesters —— there are 10,000 _ 10,000 protesters —— there are 10,000 protesters —— there are 10,000 protesters who will invade hospitals, — 10,000 protesters who will invade hospitals, that's what they are threatening to do, and who are very unhappy _ threatening to do, and who are very unhappy. so— threatening to do, and who are very unhappy. so i think austrian police will have _ unhappy. so i think austrian police will have their hands very full possibly, _ will have their hands very full possibly, and there are fears it could _ possibly, and there are fears it could descend into violence. so it certainly — could descend into violence. so it certainly not a popular move with several _ certainly not a popular move with several thousand protesters expected in the _ several thousand protesters expected in the streets at least tomorrow. as we saw in the streets at least tomorrow. we saw over a in the streets at least tomorrow. is we saw over a week ago in the netherlands, some of those protests became quite nasty with the new democrat restrictions being posed there. "a new lockdown in europe but no need for plan b yet." yes.
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there. �*a new lockdown in europe but no need for plan b yet."— no need for plan b yet." yes, this is interesting. _ no need for plan b yet." yes, this is interesting. it's _ no need for plan b yet." yes, this is interesting. it's not _ no need for plan b yet." yes, this is interesting. it's not the - no need for plan b yet." yes, this is interesting. it's not the first. is interesting. it's not the first time _ is interesting. it's not the first time - — is interesting. it's not the first time - in— is interesting. it's not the first time — in fact, it's customary that the continent beefs up its stricter controls, — the continent beefs up its stricter controls, we are seeing the closure of christmas markets which, of course, — of christmas markets which, of course, everyone looks forward to, not just _ course, everyone looks forward to, not just the — course, everyone looks forward to, not just the people course, everyone looks forward to, notjust the people selling things but lots — notjust the people selling things but lots of tradition in christmas markets — but lots of tradition in christmas markets. but if we are going to face the reality— markets. but if we are going to face the reality of this surge of the new wave _ the reality of this surge of the new wave in— the reality of this surge of the new wave in the — the reality of this surge of the new wave in the continent and here in the uk, _ wave in the continent and here in the uk, rules need to be taken. but this is— the uk, rules need to be taken. but this is not— the uk, rules need to be taken. but this is not the feeling of scientists at the moment, and certainly— scientists at the moment, and certainly not the political decision, having looked at the scientists's evidence. and yet it's something — scientists's evidence. and yet it's something like 157 deaths today, still very— something like 157 deaths today, still very high daily tolls every day in — still very high daily tolls every day in the uk. what we've learned over the _ day in the uk. what we've learned over the last 18 months, certainly in europe, — over the last 18 months, certainly in europe, therefore i include the united _
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in europe, therefore i include the united kingdom, is that the earlier you act, _ united kingdom, is that the earlier you act, the better it is. now what has been — you act, the better it is. now what has been extraordinary as the on the one hand. _ has been extraordinary as the on the one hand, the compliance of the british— one hand, the compliance of the british people across all four nations, _ british people across all four nations, somewhat confusing to have those _ nations, somewhat confusing to have those different rules, but overall such a _ those different rules, but overall such a successful, initially at least, — such a successful, initially at least, and _ such a successful, initially at least, and even in the medium—term, vaccination _ least, and even in the medium—term, vaccination programme, but france and other— vaccination programme, but france and other countries have caught up. again, _ and other countries have caught up. again, the _ and other countries have caught up. again, the virulence of the virus and also — again, the virulence of the virus and also the fact that the unvaccinated our costing things that are vaccinated a lot of their freedoms. and that is a real problem _ freedoms. and that is a real problem-— freedoms. and that is a real problem. freedoms. and that is a real roblem. , ., ., ., problem. interesting that on that sto on problem. interesting that on that story on the _ problem. interesting that on that story on the eye. _ problem. interesting that on that story on the eye, they _ problem. interesting that on that story on the eye, they are - problem. interesting that on that l story on the eye, they are pointing out areas where the numbers are not where the scientists would like them to be. particularly the under 40s who would like to get there
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boosters, and also pregnant women who could get them their appointments — it suggested at the start of the pandemic, advice to mothers to expectant mothers was unclear. �* , ., , mothers to expectant mothers was unclear. �* , . , ., ~ mothers to expectant mothers was unclear. �*, . , ., ,, ., unclear. there's all this talk about how successful _ unclear. there's all this talk about how successful our _ unclear. there's all this talk about - how successful our vaccine programme has been overall, but there are areas that need to improve. the boosterjab is one of them, you see ministers on the tv most days saying if you get invited to get your booster, get it straightaway. that's how we stay out of lockdown and how we get through this winter. people have been less enthusiastic about going forward in getting those jabs. the issue with pregnant women, as well, i think is totally understandable because of course, the main concern if you're carrying a baby is going to be that child's health. and there was confused messaging at the beginning — now the nhs and the government are trying to drill down that it is safe to get
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that vaccine come but you can understand hesitancy. the aim is to get as many people vaccinated with that booster as possible, and the idea, the hope is that will hold us through these tricky winter months when we know the nhs is already under pressure and can't cope with too much more. by, under pressure and can't cope with too much more.— too much more. a little bit of optimism _ too much more. a little bit of optimism now, _ too much more. a little bit of optimism now, it— too much more. a little bit of optimism now, it is— too much more. a little bit of optimism now, it is the - too much more. a little bit of. optimism now, it is the season too much more. a little bit of - optimism now, it is the season of goodwill. looks like we are having a bit of a spending spree to make up for last christmas?— for last christmas? people are floodin: for last christmas? people are flooding back _ for last christmas? people are flooding back to _ for last christmas? people are flooding back to the _ for last christmas? people are flooding back to the high - for last christmas? people are l flooding back to the high streets for last christmas? people are - flooding back to the high streets as well. ., , ., flooding back to the high streets as well-_ shepping - well. not 'ust online? shopping oane, well. notjust online? shopping online. and _ well. notjust online? shopping online. and l— well. notjust online? shopping online, and i wonder _ well. notjust online? shopping online, and i wonder if - well. notjust online? shopping online, and i wonder if that's i online, and i wonder if that's because we spent so long shopping online during the lockdowns. people are looking to save money during the pandemic, and there are some now it spending big and having a big blow out at christmas. that doesn't apply to everybody, but it does sound
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nice, retailsales to everybody, but it does sound nice, retail sales are back up which is encouraging because shops were worried about whether people were going to come back. it's a big season, it's £5 billion. brute going to come back. it's a big season, it's £5 billion. we don't have page _ season, it's £5 billion. we don't have page four. _ season, it's £5 billion. we don't have page four, but _ season, it's £5 billion. we don't have page four, but i'd - season, it's £5 billion. we don't have page four, but i'd quite . season, it's £5 billion. we don't| have page four, but i'd quite like to know what the source of statistic is. but even the understanding that, anecdotally i don't know what your experience has been, but i was working here last weekend, and you couldn't move on the pavements last saturday. couldn't move on the pavements last saturda . ., �* , couldn't move on the pavements last saturda . . �* , , couldn't move on the pavements last saturda. . �*, , , , saturday. that's good news because oxford street, _ saturday. that's good news because oxford street, a _ saturday. that's good news because oxford street, a high _ saturday. that's good news because oxford street, a high streets - saturday. that's good news because oxford street, a high streets up - saturday. that's good news because oxford street, a high streets up and down _ oxford street, a high streets up and down the _ oxford street, a high streets up and down the land, have been somewhat deserted _ down the land, have been somewhat deserted. of course it's been fantastic— deserted. of course it's been fantastic for local shops who do so much _ fantastic for local shops who do so much work— fantastic for local shops who do so much work and help us anyways. so it's been— much work and help us anyways. so it's been good for them. but high streets. — it's been good for them. but high streets. i— it's been good for them. but high streets, i think maybe it's the christmas _
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streets, i think maybe it's the christmas decorations are encouraging people, and people want to renew— encouraging people, and people want to renew the traditions that they have _ to renew the traditions that they have so — to renew the traditions that they have. so long make it continue —— me to continue. _ have. so long make it continue —— me to continue, christmas and share our words l _ to continue, christmas and share our words i like _ to continue, christmas and share our words i like tojuxtapose, and i hope _ words i like tojuxtapose, and i hope there's a lot more things to cheer— hope there's a lot more things to cheer about. we've had so many things. _ cheer about. we've had so many things, people have experienced so many— things, people have experienced so many terrible things over the last 18 months, so a reason to smile, hug or share _ 18 months, so a reason to smile, hug or share are _ 18 months, so a reason to smile, hug or share are all good things in positive — or share are all good things in positive things that we need. what makes u- positive things that we need. what makes up your _ positive things that we need. twist makes up your christmas? positive things that we need. what makes up your christmas? good i positive things that we need. what . makes up your christmas? good food, aood wine, makes up your christmas? good food, good wine. and _ makes up your christmas? good food, good wine, and good _ makes up your christmas? good food, good wine, and good people. - makes up your christmas? good food, good wine, and good people. and - makes up your christmas? good food, good wine, and good people. and i'm| good wine, and good people. and i'm not talking _ good wine, and good people. and i'm not talking numbers, i'm talking quality— not talking numbers, i'm talking quality in — not talking numbers, i'm talking quality in all three of those. i'm a quality— quality in all three of those. i'm a quality girl — quality in all three of those. i'm a quality girl. i quality in all three of those. i'm a quality girl-— quality girl. i would think nothing less of you- _ quality girl. i would think nothing less of you. what _ quality girl. i would think nothing less of you. what makes - quality girl. i would think nothing less of you. what makes your - less of you. what makes your christmas? my less of you. what makes your christmas?— less of you. what makes your christmas? ~ , . ., ,, , less of you. what makes your christmas? g . ., ,, , ., christmas? my mum that makes a lerenda christmas? my mum that makes a legendary tequila _ christmas? my mum that makes a legendary tequila sunrise - christmas? my mum that makes a legendary tequila sunrise on - legendary tequila sunrise on christmas morning which goes down
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very well. but apart from that, it's got to be pigs in blankets, hasn't it? ., , ~ , ~ ., it? your mum sounds like my kind of woman. it? your mum sounds like my kind of woman- that — it? your mum sounds like my kind of woman. that sounds _ it? your mum sounds like my kind of woman. that sounds fantastic, - it? your mum sounds like my kind of woman. that sounds fantastic, i - woman. that sounds fantastic, i never thought about that on christmas morning, you learn something. let's move on to the times, "pm demands my current fix." this will be a concern across the gentle, dashed channel, want to? i've been digging more into the story, — i've been digging more into the story, because of course it's a great — story, because of course it's a great source of worry and tension between — great source of worry and tension between my two countries, the uk and france _ between my two countries, the uk and france but— between my two countries, the uk and france. but today i came across an interesting _ france. but today i came across an interesting fact i wasn't aware enough — interesting fact i wasn't aware enough of — and that is that some of those _ enough of — and that is that some of those migrants who are throwing themselves on sometimes very un—seaworthy invocations, and the great _ un—seaworthy invocations, and the great delight of the gangs and criminals who are making something
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like 4000 _ criminals who are making something like 4000 euros, £3500 per person, and they— like 4000 euros, £3500 per person, and they don't actually care whether they die _ and they don't actually care whether they die at _ and they don't actually care whether they die at sea — a lot of those people — they die at sea — a lot of those people are _ they die at sea — a lot of those people are not actually in france until— people are not actually in france until a _ people are not actually in france until a few— people are not actually in france until a few hours before they make the crossing. that's ignored a lot and underplayed here, from belgium and underplayed here, from belgium and the _ and underplayed here, from belgium and the netherlands. it's the whole of that— and the netherlands. it's the whole of that that needs to be dismantled. and it's _ of that that needs to be dismantled. and it's really important to go after— and it's really important to go after those criminals who are becoming more and more violent with french— becoming more and more violent with french police, gas canisters that were _ french police, gas canisters that were used — french police, gas canisters that were used just the other day, a french— were used just the other day, a french policeman's year was partly bitten _ french policeman's year was partly bitten off~ — french policeman's year was partly bitten off. it may amuse some people. — bitten off. it may amuse some people, but there's nothing amusing about— people, but there's nothing amusing about people attempting to go across the busiest stretch of water, those few miles — the busiest stretch of water, those few miles that separate the uk from france _ few miles that separate the uk from france. and this is borisjohnson,
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according — france. and this is borisjohnson, according to — france. and this is borisjohnson, according to the times he is exasperated and is actually ordering across _ exasperated and is actually ordering across whitehall review to address this in— across whitehall review to address this in a _ across whitehall review to address this in a conference of way. i'm not entirely— this in a conference of way. i'm not entirely surprised that he's asking stephen _ entirely surprised that he's asking stephen barclay, the chances democrat chancellor of the duchy of lancaster. _ democrat chancellor of the duchy of lancaster, been seen as quite a performer— lancaster, been seen as quite a performer and deliver, to get involved _ performer and deliver, to get involved in this and lead this. when you look— involved in this and lead this. when you look and see the 24,500 migrants that have _ you look and see the 24,500 migrants that have crossed in small boats this year. — that have crossed in small boats this year, and you know that's triple — this year, and you know that's triple what happened last year, you know _ triple what happened last year, you know that _ triple what happened last year, you know that there is a massive problem _ know that there is a massive problem. we are in winter — so come spring, _ problem. we are in winter — so come spring, those — problem. we are in winter — so come spring, those numbers are feared to -et spring, those numbers are feared to get even _ spring, those numbers are feared to get even worse. can spring, those numbers are feared to get even worse-— spring, those numbers are feared to get even worse. can i ask a question i was get even worse. can i ask a question i was asking — get even worse. can i ask a question i was asking this _ get even worse. can i ask a question i was asking this on _ get even worse. can i ask a question i was asking this on dateline - i was asking this on dateline earlier, but i would be interested in your view on this as a writer who understands a lot more about how the eu works, as well as the uk works — one of the things i'm so confused
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about is how so many people get into the zone in the first place? i understand completely why there are border checks between the eu countries, but there are external borders, lord knows we are seeing those terrible scenes on the polish border right now. is it the enforcement authorities in france and belgium, are they any clearer how these people are getting through? are they being brought in and hidden illegally? what's happening?— and hidden illegally? what's haueninu? j ., happening? they're not coming in trucks because _ happening? they're not coming in trucks because of— happening? they're not coming in trucks because of the _ happening? they're not coming in trucks because of the pandemic, l happening? they're not coming in i trucks because of the pandemic, and they weren't getting through on lorries — they weren't getting through on lorries. that's one of the reasons they— lorries. that's one of the reasons they are — lorries. that's one of the reasons they are throwing themselves on boats. _ they are throwing themselves on boats, that's point number one. but they are _ boats, that's point number one. but they are getting it into the eu, as you say — they are getting it into the eu, as you say. again, i was looking at those numbers from where it is — what's _ those numbers from where it is — what's not — those numbers from where it is — what's not being talked about is how the gibraltar strait, a lot of
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people _ the gibraltar strait, a lot of people are making that crossing from

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