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downing street says borisjohnson has no intention of apologising for his false claim that keir starmer failed to prosecute the paedophile jimmy savile. it comes after the labour leader was jostled and jeered by an angry mob, who shouted at him aboutjimmy savile. the prime minister was making that comparison, which i think is a fair comparison. it does not excuse the kind of behaviour we saw from thugs last night. he holds the highest office in the land and people do listen to what he says and it is trumpian style politics and legitimises the sort of political discourse that isn't what we like or deserve in this country. we'll be live at westminster, where a mini reshuffle of ministers
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is expected this afternoon, after a turbulent few weeks in number 10. also this lunchtime. the government announces the details of its delayed plan for cutting record nhs waiting lists in england. no one will wait longer than two years byjuly this year and the nhs aims to eliminate the waits of over 18 months by april 2023. reasonable group of western leaders to lend public diplomatic support given the tense situation on the ukraine russia border and nato's eastern flank. he had five hours of discussion with president putin on monday and both leaders said there had been points of agreement. the russian defence ministry has meanwhile said that six of its large landing ships have begun their passage into the black sea which lies south of ukraine. we can get the very latest from our correspondent in kyiv, james waterhouse. bring us right up to
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date with discussions. their meeting has run an hour— date with discussions. their meeting has run an hour over. _ date with discussions. their meeting has run an hour over. they _ date with discussions. their meeting has run an hour over. they have - date with discussions. their meeting | has run an hour over. they have been in there for about an hour, a couple of hours now. that is the president of hours now. that is the president of ukraine and president—macro. plenty to discuss after meeting with vladimir putin last night. a constructive meeting that russia repeated its demand that ukraine is never allowed to join nato and the alliance scales back its operations something which has been ruled out, something which has been ruled out, something which has angered people here is president putin's claim if ukrainejoins nato it would lead to a full—scale conflict what president macron will be faced in kyiv is ukraine's in red lines by their president that the territories are not debated but recognised across the world that there is no political
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recognition given to the occupied territories in the east by russian backed militants and that the people of ukraine have a democratic say in the country's foreign policy. it is standing in the world. these are two key red lines which are being thrashed out. there is faint optimism though in the sense that president putin thinks there are grounds forfurther president putin thinks there are grounds for further discussion. those discussions are happening now. it will be interesting to see what concessions, if any, are given by ukraine and crucially president—macro and will have a phone conversation with president putin at some point after two day pass that discussions and we will again once wait and see. but these continued diplomatic efforts are both welcomed by ukraine and more broadly putting off any potential conflict at this stage.— broadly putting off any potential conflict at this stage. james, thank ou. conflict at this stage. james, thank yom james — conflict at this stage. james, thank you. james waterhouse _ conflict at this stage. james, thank you. james waterhouse in - conflict at this stage. james, thank you. james waterhouse in kyiv. - you. james waterhouse in kyiv. downing street said borisjohnson has no intention of apologising for his false claims that the leader of the opposition, sir keir starmer, failed to prosecute the secs
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offenderjimmy savile. that when keir starmer was director of public prosecutions. there is growing pressure on borisjohnson to withdraw that claim after the labour leader was targeted by an angry mob of protesters who accused him of protecting paedophiles. the prime minister has condemned the harassment.— minister has condemned the harassment. ., ,, . ., , harassment. the health secretary has the last hour — harassment. the health secretary has the last hour announced _ harassment. the health secretary has the last hour announced the _ the last hour announced the government does not delay plan to tackle england hazmat record awaiting this backlog is that there are currently 6 million people waiting for elective treatments is not more than 300,000 people have been waiting more than a year for operations like hip and knee replacements or operations like hip and knee replacements— operations like hip and knee relacement ., , , . replacements or surgery to correct si . ht replacements or surgery to correct sight problems- — replacements or surgery to correct sight problems. this _ replacements or surgery to correct sight problems. this is _ replacements or surgery to correct sight problems. this is what - replacements or surgery to correct sight problems. this is what the i sight problems. this is what the health secretary has told mps in the last few minutes. the health secretary has told mps in the last few minutes.— last few minutes. the plan sets the ambition of — last few minutes. the plan sets the ambition of eliminating _ last few minutes. the plan sets the ambition of eliminating waits - last few minutes. the plan sets the ambition of eliminating waits of- ambition of eliminating waits of longer— ambition of eliminating waits of longer than a year, waits in elective _ longer than a year, waits in elective care by 2025. within this, no one _ elective care by 2025. within this, no one will— elective care by 2025. within this, no one will wait longer than two years— no one will wait longer than two years by— no one will wait longer than two years byjuly this year and the nhs aims to— years byjuly this year and the nhs aims to eliminate the waits of over
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18 months— aims to eliminate the waits of over 18 months by april 2023 and over 65 weeks _ 18 months by april 2023 and over 65 weeks by— 18 months by april 2023 and over 65 weeks by march 2024, which equates to 99% _ weeks by march 2024, which equates to 99% of _ weeks by march 2024, which equates to 99% of patients waiting less than one yeah _ to 99% of patients waiting less than one ear. ,. to 99% of patients waiting less than one ear. , . , to 99% of patients waiting less than one ear. , ., ., ., one year. said javid is canadian prime one year. sajid javid is canadian prime minister _ one year. sajid javid is canadian prime minister has _ one year. sajid javid is canadian prime minister has said - one year. sajid javid is canadian i prime minister has said ongoing protests in the capital 0ttawa against covid restrictions have to stop. the city centre has been paralysed for 12 days by hundreds of parked lorries. the mayor of ottawa once 1800 more police officers and once 1800 more police officers and on sunday declared a state of emergency in the city. the oil giant bp has reported its highest profit for eight years amid soaring oil and gas prices. the company made £9.5 billion by 2021 and saw its profits rocket in the final quarter of the year. but for households, these climbing energy prices have caused a huge increase in bills. children who watch or listen to the bbc because matt cbeebies bedtime stories in the uk have been used to celebrities
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reading them, dolly parton and ryan reynolds for example. now they can look forward to a story read by the duchess of cambridge. she has recorded reading the owl who was afraid of the dark byjill tomlinson. plenty of sunshine to be found across the uk today and thank you to our weather watchers for these glimpses of these guys where you are. just a few clouds on the horizon from edinburgh and as we head to the other end of the country, similarly bright blue skies across kent, just some patchy cloud drifting through the breeze. big difference though in the way things have felt outside. arctic air sets across scotland and northern ireland, the atlantic air clinging on to the south but all the while the cold air is ebbing south behind this band of cloud and rain which is a weather front separating out the two. more rain this —— this evening,
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getting into north wales and the midlands. to the south of the front, very mild again. to the north of the front, and frost particularly for scotland. then through wednesday, the front slowly continues its journey southwards, such that the parts of northern england, north wales and the midlands temperatures will come down as the sky is clear and the front carries its cloud down into southern counties of england. to the south of the uk will still be feeling mild but it's going to be a windy day across the board and the strength of those wins will add into how chilly it will feel, especially over the northern part of the uk on wednesday. temperatures in scotland down the lower end of single figures. then we are all into the arctic air and this is what we will have to watch closely, an area of low pressure that looks like it will deal a glancing blow to scotland, possibly some heavier and more persistent snow showers. certainly i
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think we will have widespread gales with winds gusting up to 50—60 mph for some of the more exposed spots. chilly across the board. have to factor in the wind when you feel the temperature outside and for the likes of aberdeen and stornoway it is likely to feel below freezing. thursday and friday, that lead elite micro little feature to the continent, high pressure builds and that means the wins full light and weather still start to friday, a frost. a risk of frost where there will be some showers into the early hours of friday across scotland. friday, a day of faultless blue skies for the majority of the uk. lighter winds and it may feel a little milder but overall i cold entered a cold end to the week.
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hello and welcome. i'mjane i'm jane hill. it's awards season, and in the next few minutes we'll find out which actors and film—makers are nominated for the starriest of them all — the oscars. with me for this bbc news special is the film criticjason solomons. lots to talk about in the next hour. we'll be live in los angeles shortly. here's some of the top contenders.

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