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of warm air to we are importing lots of warm air to a milder night for sleeping. quite a comfortable one for some tonight. this rain is tied in with low pressure, this will be with us for the next 2 or 3 days, the low pressure. it will throw in bands of showers or longer spells of rain so initially after a fine start the showers developed tomorrow with longer spells of rain coming into northern ireland, wales and the south—west. we lose the one, still 25 or 26 with the sunshine and the south—west. we lose the one, still 25 or 26 with the sunshine in eastern parts. that band of cloud through the evening and overnight tomorrow sweeps eastwards. on saturday, we get off to a reasonable start before the showers again start to develop and you can see closer to that low pressure, the centre across northern ireland, the more showers. these could be heavy with some thunder and gusty wind because it is getting windier also around that centre of low pressure so filling pressure for many as we go through the weekend. that low pressure means
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we will have showers around but it will not be a wash—out with some usable weather around but the same picture for sunday and monday, with most of the showers in western areas. if you are heading to glastonbury, pressure and breezy. back to you. thanks, helen. and that's bbc news at six on thursday 23rd june. the news continues here on bbc one as now it's time to join our colleagues across the nations and regions for the news where you are. goodnight. hello, thanks forjoining us on sportsday this evening. the wickets all count for england, however you take them. we'll be live at headingley on day one of the third and final test between england and new zealand. jack draper comes out on top in the battle of the brits at eastbourne, but did any of the others have much to celebrate in the last eight? and we'll look ahead
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to northern ireland's only warm—up match ahead of next month's women's euros. and that's not all. we'll bring you the story ofjeremy so on, hoping to strike it big. and we will have the latest from the women's dj championship —— pga championship. thanks for your company. let's head to leeds first, shall we, and the third and final test between england and new zealand. on the field, it's been a pretty even day so far as england chase a 3—nil series whitewash. it's an important day for headingley and yorkshire county cricket club as a whole — being the first international match
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to be held there since a ban on staging england games was lifted following the racism scandal brought to light by azeem rafiq. our sports correspondent, joe wilson, is at headingley. joe, we'll get onto the action soon, butjust joe, we'll get onto the action soon, but just tell us about the context that this match is being held under. i think that is significant because there was a time when yorkshire was stripped of the right to host international masses in the wake of azeem rafiq's testimony. you can see signs of changes today. the ethos of the club, who it represents, what it stands for. patel was rock brought in to change the club, including rapid changes. the process must still unfold and i think some of those steps may yet be quite
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uncomfortable. what he made clear today was in his view, absolutely, the steps he's taken are crucial in regaining the right. if touch mass didn't come back —— test _ if touch mass didn't come back —— test match, — if touch mass didn't come back —— test match, then we were going to lo. test match, then we were going to go we _ test match, then we were going to go. we literally were. what are we going _ go. we literally were. what are we going to _ go. we literally were. what are we going to do — go. we literally were. what are we going to do with all the staff, all the players, and then try and come back in_ the players, and then try and come back in a _ the players, and then try and come back in a couple of years? joe, that's lord patel there. as for the action on the field... but it's been a day where there's been real ebb and flow. where are we at on day one? one of the strangest of dismissals. we'll get to that in about two minutes. i think the pace of the play has been a bit slow, but i'm —— i suppose it had to be. we saw
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england once again on the money right from the word go with stewart brought in particular taking the first wicket. —— stuart broad. one change to the england bowling attack. jamie overton came into the team. jamie is known to be a fastball are. team. jamie is known to be a fastballare. i team. jamie is known to be a fastball are. i think he had a pretty good w. he did have the wicket to show for his efforts today, devon conway. conway was just getting going. that was an important dismissal in the context of the match and it was fairly routine. what's next is anything but routine. he had faced 99 balls. hit it
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straight toward the boulder —— boulder. nobody was sure. it turns out that paul ricocheted off the back of the non—striker, darrell mitchell, which is why it flew so far and into the hands of the england midfielder. it is in short out. remember it's been mitchell who has been so strong for new zealand throughout. they're showing it again. england may be thinking back to when they had a chance to review. he is once again holding the endings together. he is once again holding the endings touether. ~ , ., ., , he is once again holding the endings touether. ~ ., he is once again holding the endings touether. ~ ,., .,, ., , ., let's venture a bit further south now to the sussex coast and eastbourne, where it's been a mixed day for the brits.
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harriet dart�*s impressive run ended in the last eight. top seed in the men's draw cameron norrie was also beaten, but we were guaranteed some british success with jack draper taking on ryan penistone for a place in the last four. lydia campbell's been watching all. under the cloudy skies in eastbourne, it was time for clear heads from ryan keniston and jack draper. both bidding to reach their first 80 be sending final. there's a belief that draper has a big future and you would find it hard to argue with that here. peniston was struggling for answers to draper's speed as the 20—year—old came back. and the second, peniston started stronger again. and the second, peniston started strongeragain. butjust as and the second, peniston started stronger again. butjust as it looked as though he was back in the
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match, draper became unplayable. he won 17 of the next 19 points to finish in style. and had through to a semifinalfor the first finish in style. and had through to a semifinal for the first time. there wasn't such good knees —— a news for cameron norrie. creasy�*s molly was causing habit, but wasn't working for the american —— causing havoc. creasy finished in at fashion once again at the net. it was the end of the road for harriet dart. it was always going to be a challenge czech dominating the first set. in the second, it was a similar story. a day of mixed emotions for the home
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crowd, as draper is the last briton standing in eastbourne. lydia campbell, bbc news. there's no serena williams in the doubles semifinals today. making her comeback after nearly a year out, she and ons jabeur you won two matches this week, but the tunisian has a knee injury so they've withdrawn. it means williams, who was using eastbourne as preparation for wimbledon, will have played just two competitive matches in almost 12 months. well, wimbledon begins on monday without russian and belarusian players, banned in reaction to russia's ongoing war in ukraine. tennis authorities responded by stripping the grand slam of ranking points. for organisers, it's an important fortnight for a number of reasons — notably full attendance for the whole championships for the first time in three years. laura scott is at the all england club. i'm here on centre court with four days to go until the championships. this is an important afternoon because it's the first time ever
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that players have been allowed to practice here on centre court before the championships. —— practise. we've got novak djokovic behind me, and just before him was a rafael nadal. the idea is to help it in the court and prevent slippages. we saw last year most notably with serena williams. i caught up with the chief executive sally bolton to get her thoughts. it's incredibly exciting to welcome those big names. i think people will always look forward to the greats of tenants. it's equally exciting to see some of the new talent —— the greats of tennis. i think people are just as excited to see them as they are some of those traditional names. we always like to see new star is born. i was talking about cocoa golf. i know the fans will love her that.
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emma raducanu did so brilliantly last year. i think there's lots of amazing stories about both the big stars coming back, but also some of that emerging talent. you might not for some people, this year will be notable by the absence of some players. notable by the absence of some -la ers. , ., ,, ., players. there is the ban on russian and belarusian _ players. there is the ban on russian and belarusian players. _ players. there is the ban on russian and belarusian players. now- players. there is the ban on russian and belarusian players. now that. and belarusian players. now that you've had a few months to gauge her reaction, do you stand by it? yes. reaction, do you stand by it? yes, it was incredibly _ reaction, do you stand by it? yes, it was incredibly difficult - reaction, do you stand by it? yes, it was incredibly difficult at - reaction, do you stand by it? 133 it was incredibly difficult at the time. we spent a long time thinking about it and making that decision. it was obligated, but we stand by it. it was the right decision to make —— it was complicated. we usually regret the impact it has on the individual players involved, but it remains the right decision for us, and now we're very much focused on delivering the most incredible tennis. , on delivering the most incredible tennis, , ., on delivering the most incredible tennis. , ., ,, .,~ ., tennis. sally bolton speaking to laura scott- _
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northern ireland are in action tonight ahead of the european championship. they're taking on belgium and their only warm—up match for the term in it. northern ireland's journey is almost here. but before they depart for the tournament in southampton, they face a belgian side ranked 19th in the world. 28 places ahead of the girls in green. i’m world. 28 places ahead of the girls in ureen. �* ., , ., ., in green. i'm no illusion that belaian in green. i'm no illusion that belgian is— in green. i'm no illusion that belgian is a _ in green. i'm no illusion that belgian is a great _ in green. i'm no illusion that belgian is a great side. - in green. i'm no illusion that i belgian is a great side. they're in green. i'm no illusion that - belgian is a great side. they're a team very similar to austria and norway, and there's going to be a great test for us. it’s norway, and there's going to be a great test for us.— great test for us. it's been a historic route _ great test for us. it's been a historic route for _ great test for us. it's been a historic route for northern l great test for us. it's been a - historic route for northern ireland. one that has raised expectations. but in order to compete at that level, tonight's result is not imperative. i level, tonight's result is not imperative-— level, tonight's result is not imperative. i want to add that little bit of — imperative. i want to add that little bit of match _ imperative. i want to add that| little bit of match conditioning more — little bit of match conditioning more so — little bit of match conditioning more so than top—quality, but i would — more so than top—quality, but i would like _ more so than top—quality, but i would like to have the quality as well _
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would like to have the quality as well so — would like to have the quality as well. so that was in the message to me that _ well. so that was in the message to me that what we're doing is improving. we want to give everything we have. of improving. we want to give everything we have. of that, there is no doubt- _ everything we have. of that, there is no doubt. you _ everything we have. of that, there is no doubt. you can _ everything we have. of that, there is no doubt. you can watch - everything we have. of that, there i is no doubt. you can watch northern ireland get on against the red flames from seven o'clock tonight. niall foster, bbc news, antwerp, belgium. england head coach sarina wiegman says ellen white's absence in their friendly against netherlands tomorrow due to covid—i9 presents a good opportunity for other players to impress. england's top scorer will miss the game, with wiegman today admitting she doesn't know the full starting line—up for the second of their warm—ups for the european championship. it will be a special night for wiegman. and for rachel daily. playing most of my childhood, i... anyone can dream for that moment. it's really exciting. and there's full commentary
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of england netherlands tomorrow evening on radio 5 live and the bbc sounds app. build—up from 7. kick—off at 8. right, let's run you through some of the other sporting headlines from today. and sheffield united duo rhian brewster and oli mcburnie are to be charged with common assault following trouble during the pitch invasion at the end of their championship playoff defeat at nottingham forest. they're due to appear in court on tuesday. set to miss england series next month. england have named a i3—strong gymnastics squad for next month's commonwealth games. four—time champion claudia fragapane is included, although there's no max whitlock, and the gadirova sisters will sit out to focus on the europeans in august. wa nt to want to basketball, where after a career of ii
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want to basketball, where after a career of 11 years, three continents and countless trophies, johanna warner is retiring. the former captain says those in charge of the sport in the uk are failing to provide players with the support they need. contrast that with the united states, where on the day of the nba draught, you one player could be about to hit. nest mcgregor reports. the best britain has ever produced, but forjoe, it's the right time to say goodbye to the game. the focus now, family. say goodbye to the game. the focus now. family-— now, family. who's that on your left? her— now, family. who's that on your left? her last _ now, family. who's that on your left? her last season _ now, family. who's that on your left? her last season was - now, family. who's that on your left? her last season was sent l now, family. who's that on your i left? her last season was sent with the london — left? her last season was sent with the london lions, _ left? her last season was sent with the london lions, but— left? her last season was sent with the london lions, but having - left? her last season was sent with the london lions, but having to - left? her last season was sent with l the london lions, but having to play all over the world, she says basketball in britain has a long way to go. we basketball in britain has a long way to no. ~ . , basketball in britain has a long way toao. . , ,. .,, basketball in britain has a long way too. ., , , ., to go. we are still scrambling for fundinu. to go. we are still scrambling for funding- we _ to go. we are still scrambling for funding. we don't _ to go. we are still scrambling for funding. we don't even - to go. we are still scrambling for funding. we don't even know- funding. we don't even know sometimes if we will be able to
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compete — sometimes if we will be able to compete. we're in major competitions, and this is for a sport— competitions, and this is for a sport that _ competitions, and this is for a sport that is played by a lot of people — sport that is played by a lot of eo - le. sport that is played by a lot of --eole. , . ., , sport that is played by a lot of --eole. , ., ., , , people. her frustration, she feels not much has _ people. her frustration, she feels not much has changed _ people. her frustration, she feels not much has changed when - people. her frustration, she feels not much has changed when her. people. her frustration, she feels i not much has changed when her first and last game as a pro.— and last game as a pro. we've had some success _ and last game as a pro. we've had some success and _ and last game as a pro. we've had some success and we _ and last game as a pro. we've had some success and we still - and last game as a pro. we've had some success and we still haven'tl some success and we still haven't had any— some success and we still haven't had any sponsorships, no media coverage, — had any sponsorships, no media coverage, but what people... what are they— coverage, but what people... what are they doing? we're doing ourjobs and getting _ are they doing? we're doing ourjobs and getting our results. in a statement, . .. _ jeremy is at the opposite end of his
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career, about to enter the nba, and said he also felt he had to leave the uk. the 19—year—old spent the majority of his years in milton keynes, but instead of team gb, chose to play for the country his mum was born in. i chose to play for the country his mum was born in.— mum was born in. i feel like the polish national _ mum was born in. i feel like the polish national team _ mum was born in. i feel like the polish national team and - mum was born in. i feel like the polish national team and the gb mum was born in. i feel like the - polish national team and the gb team have a few differences. i think there's a lot more money in the polish national team. a lot more opportunity. gb has a tonne of potential and it could be one of the greats. i think personally, but i feel like there needs to be more resources involved in the game of basketball. hopefully that will come. iltiulith in the game of basketball. hopefully that will come.— that will come. with millions -la in: that will come. with millions playing basketball— that will come. with millions playing basketball in - that will come. with millions playing basketball in the - that will come. with millions playing basketball in the uk, that will come. with millions - playing basketball in the uk, the hope is the concerns voiced by the past and the present and won't affect those in the future. nesta mcgregor, bbc news. let's stay stateside and check in with the third women's major of the year. the women's pga championship in maryland. defending champion nelly
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korda is currently tied for second, five shots off the leader in gee chun. britain's georgia hall didn't have the best of days. she finished two over. whilst some of the world's best are in action in maryland, about 300 miles up the east coast in connecticut, that's not the case — with brooks koepka and abraham ancer with and abraham ancer joining the saudi backed liv golf series. it's still a high class field, though, including rory mcilroy, world number one scottie scheffler and olympic champions xander schauffele. rory mcilroy leads the way after eight under par. some news from us here at bbc sport — for a long time now,
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we have been reporting on the impacts of climate change on sport and similarly the impact that sport has on the environment. more and more sports stars are beginning to speak up on environmental issues and increasing numbers of sporting organisations are beginning to take action around their own sustainability. in an effort to recognise those leading the way, the bbc is today announcing its first ever green sport awards. there will be three athlete awards, which will be decided by an independent panel, but nominations are open today for people to nominate organisations who are working hard to protect the future of sport and the planet it's played on. the bbc winter sports commentator and presenter ed leigh, who's a passionate advocate of action on the threat to snow sports, explains why we are launching the awards. if you draw down into client change day after day, it can be overwhelming —— climate change. it is imperative that we celebrate the successes because you can't have it enlist doom and gloom. you need to
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have the —— see the positives. that's exactly what the green sport awards are created for. if we start making this part of the decision—making process, we can all affect change. for all the information you need to nominate, go to bbc .co .uk/ green sport awards. the closing date is midday from the 31st ofjuly. next to budapest and a scary moment for american artistic swimmer anita alvarez, who fainted after her routine in the solo free final, and had to be rescued by her coach. she passed out under the water when andrea fuentes dived in to save her. speaking to the bbc earlier today, fuentes explained that such incidents are not totally uncommon in the sport. she is said to be fine and may even compete on friday. she explained such an incident is not totally
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uncommon. it happens also, when you start breathing — it happens also, when you start breathing for so long, sometimes you pass out _ breathing for so long, sometimes you pass out it's — breathing for so long, sometimes you pass out. it's like in boxing, you pass out— pass out. it's like in boxing, you pass out because they knock you out, in cycling. _ pass out because they knock you out, in cycling. it's— pass out because they knock you out, in cycling, it's whatever it's because _ in cycling, it's whatever it's because of the lack of oxygen. every sport— because of the lack of oxygen. every sport has— because of the lack of oxygen. every sport has something that happens, and ours— sport has something that happens, and ours is— sport has something that happens, and ours is this. the world championships in swimming continue in budapest. they have a second medal to add to tom dean's bronze. luke greenbank went one better. he won in 2019. finishing narrowly behind the american ryan murphy. there was disappointment for brody paul williams, as he finished just outside the medals in fourth. the
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first day's play in the third test drew to a close with the match finally poised at the moment. 222 for five, having 222 forfive, having recovered 222 for five, having recovered from a disappointing start. once again, it was the duo of darrell mitchell and tom blondell, who came to the kiwis' rep you —— rescue. jamie overton put england in control. the england cricket team play against england cricket team play against england in a rearranged text match next week. they're playing a warm—up game against leicestershire and were made very welcome. they walked out to traditional music and dancing. large south asian community. getting five wickets including the scalp, 246 for eight. that starting next friday.
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and you can watch it live right now on the bbc sport website. do hope to see you later. bye—bye. hello, the warmest weather was in northern england and parts of wales. mid to high 20s and some spot. tomorrow, a fresher day. the breeze will be picking up towards the west as well. here's the satellite picture. you can see a fair amount of cloud, but here, that's where the best of the weather has been. highest temperatures. the forecast shows partly cloudy skies. we had some heavy showers and some cracks of thunder here and there, but i think it's going to be largely
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dry. quite warm, too, in liverpool. early morning temperatures around 16 degrees. here's tomorrow's forecast. the low pressure centred over ireland will see an air to western parts of the uk. the showers could crop up almost anywhere across england and wales. temperatures on the high side along east anglia, mid—20s, 20 or so in aberdeen, but towards the west, temperatures will be in the high teens. the forecast tomorrow evening shows further showers carried by that freshening atlantic breeze. brought by this area of low pressure which is going to incur itself over ireland in the next 2 or 3 days. the weather... no two days will be the same, but more or less the same pattern. bringing cloud and occasional showers. the showers will be more frequent around western areas and it will be quite
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breezy, particularly the coast of cornwall. best temperatures and the lengthy spells of sunshine are forecast along the north sea coast and central parts of the uk as well. you can see that low pressure still there. it really is a slow mover. it's just bringing these showers circling within it across the uk. probably the most frequent next weekend, the closer you are to the centre of that low pressure. temperatures in the low 20s with predominantly dry weather. further north and west, more frequent showers and quite cool at times. bye—bye.
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hello, i'm nuala mcgovern, this is outside source. the search for survivors after a deadly earthquake in afghanistan is called off. our belongings are still under the rubble. everything is devastated. everything is devastated. more than a thousand people have died in a remote part of afghanistan — which is already in the grips of a humanitarian crisis. also in the programme. ukraine could be a step closer tojoining the european union — as the organisation decides whether to offer it candidate status. and britain's busiest airport could be bought to a standstill next month — as hundreds of staff
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vote to go on strike.

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