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this is bbc news — i'm ben boulos — with the latest headlines for viewers in the uk and around the world... president zelensky says ukraine is moving �*very carefully�* following russia's announcement it's withdrawing troops from the southern city of kherson. we have to try to piece together what is happening in the city that is, to all intents and purposes, cut off from the outside world. president biden welcomes the results of the midterm elections — and had this to say about his future. my intention is that i would run again, but i am a great respecter of fate, and this is ultimately a family decision. i think everybody wants me
to run, but we are going to have discussions about it. crypto—crisis — one of the world's largest crypto—currency exchanges pulls out of a deal to acquire its struggling rival. and — high speed sale — a record price for the legendary car that had an even more legendary driver. hello and welcome. president zelensky says ukraine is moving "very carefully" following russia's announcement that it's withdrawing its troops from the southern city of kherson. russia's commander in ukraine says it is no longer possible to keep supplying troops there. for the last few weeks, ukrainian forces have been slowly advancing towards the city — keeping up the pressure on russian forces.
russian troops will now be consolidated to the east — on the other side of the dnipro riverfrom kherson. our international editor, jeremy bowen, camera journalist fred scott and producer kathy long sent this report from the frontline. for days now, ukrainian soldiers on the kherson perimeter have been dismissing reports that the russians were going to pull back. when we visited a mobile unit on the flatlands between kherson and mykolaiv — the closest ukrainian—controlled city — the soldiers said they wouldn't believe the russians were leaving until they could see them go. leaving kherson would be a devastating defeat for russia — it was their biggest single prize since they invaded in february. in moscow, general sergey surovikin, commander of russian forces in ukraine, made the announcement. he told a televised meeting of senior military leaders —
including the defence minister — that russia could not properly supply its troops on the west bank of the river. translation: i understand this is a very difficult decision, - but at the same time we will preserve the lives of our service personnel, and in general the combat capability of the group of forces. ukraine's first response was to warn against premature celebrations. this week, we've been talking to ukrainian soldiers and kherson residents to try to gauge the mood there. you can't drive into kherson from here because there's a front line in the way. and even if you could, the russians don't allow independent journalists to operate there. so we have to try to piece together what's happening in a city that is, to all intents and purposes, cut off from the outside world. a few video snapshots of life now in kherson
have been posted. it's a city where russian roubles circulate alongside ukraine's currency, and the clocks now run on moscow time. the ukrainian soldiers we met at the front line facing kherson this week were very confident — not losing sleep over moscow's intentions. with or without the formal withdrawal announcement, these men and their commander believe that their flexible, fast operations — and continued nato support — cannot be beaten. translation: step by step, we will reach victory. - we will not rush, losing people on our way. the russian troops are scared. they didn't expect so much resistance from our side. ukrainian soldiers will suspect russia's motives until they can drive into kherson. it might be some kind of disinformation strategy, or they believe the russians
might be trying to sucker them into a trap. the fact remains, the hit—and—run war here on the front lines near kherson goes on. one question — a fighting retreat requires military skills russia has not demonstrated since the invasion. will moscow try to negotiate safe passage out of kherson for its men? jeremy bowen, bbc news, mykolaiv. that's the picture in ukraine — but for more from moscow now — let's hear from the the bbc�*s russia editor steve rosenberg. if russia really has decided to pull out of kherson, as the generals told the people earlier, then this is big. this is a big blow to the prestige of the russian authorities. it is embarrassing for vladimir putin, because kherson was the only ukrainian provincial capital that the russians managed to occupy since they invaded in february. i remember, barely six weeks
ago, that glittering ceremony in the kremlin, when vladimir putin looked so confident, he was signing so many documents and claiming to have annexed kherson region, and three other ukrainian territories, and that these areas will be russian forever. forever didn't last very long, did it? president biden says voters used the congressional mid—term elections on tuesday to speak clearly about their concerns, ranging from inflation and the cost of living, to public safety, democracy and abortion rights. he also suggested he would run for a second term in 202a. results are yet to be declared for several contests, but the republican party remains on track to take control of the house of representatives. our washington correspondent nomia iqbal reports. america woke up to its latest reality. it still doesn't know who won the midterm elections.
president biden looked relieved. the so—called red wave didn't happen. it had been predicted the republicans would dominate. he rang up, winning democrats to say congratulations. back in a suit and tie, president biden addressed the media. and it was a good day, i think, for democracy, and i think it was a good day for america. pennsylvania gave him his biggest win. the hoodie wearing stroke survivorjohn fetterman beat the tv celebrity dr mehmet oz. he was backed by donald trump. many of mr trump's other candidates lost, suggesting his power over the party may be diminishing... ..and strengthening in the hands of another republican rising conservative star, ron desantis, who secured the governor race in florida. the people have delivered their verdict. freedom is here to stay.
the race for the senate has come down to three states, including the state of georgia. we won't know the result of that until december. but republicans look set to take the house, which could impact president biden�*s ability to get laws passed. and let me say this, regardless of what the final tally in these elections show, and there's still some counting going on, i'm prepared to work with my republican colleagues. but will the republicans work with him? it's likely that mr biden will run for the white house again, but it's very unlikely that his opponents will help make the rest of his term successful as they focus on winning the presidency in 202a. nomia iqbal, bbc news, washington. let's get some of the day's other news... it's been announced that president putin will not attend the 620 summit next week in bali. foreign minister sergei lavrov
is taking his place. there has been speculation that the russian leader is seeking to avoid potential confrontations with other world leaders, including presidentjoe biden— who has already said he intends to conduct a private meeting with china's xijinping while he is there. weather forecasters in the united states have said that the atlantic storm nicole has attained hurricane strength, with winds of one hundred and twenty kilometres per hour. the national hurricane center said nicole had made landfall on the island of grand bahama, about a hundred and seventy kilometres east of palm beach in florida. a new survey has found that the influence of fossil fuel industries at global climate talks has risen significantly in recent years. the campaign group global witness says more than six ——600 people attending the climate summit in egypt are linked to oil and gas. according to the data there are more fossil fuel lobbyists at the event than delegates from the ten countries most impacted
by climate change. the prominent iranian actor taraneh alidoosti has posted an image of herself without a headscarf on instagram in solidarity with ongoing anti— government protests. the actor has almost eight million followers on instagram. she's previously vowed to remain inside iran at any price, pausing her career to support the families of protesters killed or arrested in clampdowns by the security forces. there is disruption on the london underground today because of strikes by members of the rmt and unite unions. a walk out is also affecting overground services in the city. passengers were urged to check before travelling on thursday and friday morning, when services are also expected to be affected by the strike. the industrial action is part of a long—running dispute overjobs and pensions. binance, the world's biggest cryptocurrency exchange, has walked away from a bailout
deal of its smaller rival ftx. it said reports of "mishandled customer funds and alleged us agency investigations" had swayed its decision. ftx is one of the world's biggest cryptocurrency exchanges, and it had struck a bailout deal with binance after a surge in withdrawals caused a "significant liquidity crunch" for more on that, we arejoined now by our correspondent, mariko oi. bitcoin prices have fallen sharply — talk us through what happened 7 indeed. but clean prices fell below 16,000 at one point for the very first time in two years. it's recovering a bit now, but years. it�*s recovering a bit now, years. it's recovering a bit now, but followin- years. it's recovering a bit now, but followin- 15% years. it's recovering a bit now, but followin- 15% on now, but following 15% on wednesday after a 13% dropped on tuesday. it's really been described by many as a crash. why? because as you said, one of the largest crypto
exchanges, ftx, is on the verge of collapsing. concern about its financial health triggered $6 billion of withdrawals in just three days and not surprisingly, it led to a liquidity pray that in a crisis. the firm then asked its archrival, binance, for help, and at the binance seo wrote on twitter that it had signed a letter of intent to buy ftx, but he did say at the time that the company had the discretion to pull out of the deal at any time, and overnight, that is basically what they did. and its assessment of ftx is quite shocking to me and said in a tweet that in the beginning, our hope was to be able to support ftx's customers to provide liquidity, but the issues are beyond our control or ability to help. there are also reports come as he said, that the sec, us securities and exchange commission was investigating ftx's handling of customer funds at the platform had followed security laws and whether it had traded against its customers. as you can
imagine, that has really weighed binance as well. ﬁnd weighed binance as well. and what is next _ weighed binance as well. and what is next and _ weighed binance as well. and what is next and for - weighed binance as well. and what is next and for ftx? it's| what is next and for ftx? it's very unclear _ what is next and for ftx? it's very unclear who _ what is next and for ftx? it�*s very unclear who is next in line to buy ftx. at the moment come if you go to their website and noticed itjust says it's currently unable to process withdrawals. we strongly advise against depositing. ftx is actually not the only struggling company. there has been a growing list of crypto currency businesses that have failed because of a lack of money. also regulators are barely scrutinising the industry. so we will see how the industry manages to survive this big crash or whether or not there will be other ripple effects as well.— not there will be other ripple effects as well. 0k, thank you very much _ effects as well. ok, thank you very much for— effects as well. 0k, thank you very much for talking - effects as well. 0k, thank you very much for talking us - very much for talking us through all of that. much mind that stray committee impact on crypto currencies and about 20 minutes' time in the business news. do stick around for that. business news. do stick around forthat. in business news. do stick around for that. in the meantime,
coming up shortly — we'll have all the sport — including crunch time in the cricket — india hope to beat england in the semi—finals of the t—twenty world cup. the bombastic establishment outsider, donald trump, has defied the pollsters to take the keys to the oval office. i feel great about the election results. i voted for him because i genuinely believe he cares about the country. it's keeping the candidate's name always in the public eye that counts. success or failure depends not only on public display, and, with nobody to stop them, it wasn't long before the first i attempts were made to destroy the structure itself. _ yasser arafat, who dominated the palestinian cause for so long, has died.
with an outburst ofjoy. this is bbc news, the latest headlines... president zelensky says ukraine is moving �*very carefully�* following russia�*s announcement it�*s withdrawing troops from the southern city of kherson. president biden�*s described tuesday�*s mid—term elections as a good day for democracy and that voters had spoken clearly about their concerns. nurses could go on strike within weeks at some of the uk�*s biggest hospitals after they voted to strike over pay. it�*s the first action of its kind since their trade union — the royal college of nursing — was set up more than a century ago. our health editor,
hugh pym, reports. for many nurses, it is a call for action on boosting workforce numbers and better pat’- jodie, who�*s an rcn branch rep, voted for the strike. she said she had to give up her pension contributions. i couldn�*t afford to contribute to it any more at the moment, because it was a choice between either doing that or being in debt every month and getting to the bottom of two overd rafts. but ian, who�*s a nurse in cornwall, voted against strike action. i will not walk out. i will offer to work in any department to cover any loss of nurses in that area. i believe it's my duty as my registration as a nurse. the union�*s general secretary says urgent care will won�*t be affected, though walk—outs will lead to postponements of planned treatment. if there are walk—outs, wouldn�*t that make backlogs — long waits for operations and treatment and so on — even worse? well, those backlogs are there because of the vacancies in our profession. those patients are sitting on waiting lists because there
aren�*t the nursing staff to treat them, and this is an opportunity now to address those waiting lists, and that�*s the reason nurses have spoken up and they�*ve cast those votes. it has not been an easy decision for any nurse. plans for organising care on any strike days are now being considered by ministers. not every trust supported the ballot action, so we need to look at our contingency planning — working with trusts, working with nhs england in terms of those impacts. and that's why, again, my door is open, i'll be having further discussions with them. if talks don�*t get under way, there could be widespread disruption at times next month. hugh pym, bbc news. the family of the egyptian activist had demanded authorities in cairo provide proof that he is still alive and say they haven�*t heard from him in days. both the uk foreign 0ffice office and the united nations
are calling for his immediate release. a mother desperate to see her son, but he�*s been jailed for years. sitting outside the prison is the closest you can get to him. translation: i�*m the closest you can get to him. translation:— translation: i'm used to writin: translation: i'm used to writing a — translation: i'm used to writing a small _ translation: i'm used to writing a small letter - translation: i'm used to writing a small letter to . translation: i'm used to | writing a small letter to ally and i wait outside the prison and i wait outside the prison and they usually take the letter from and they usually take the letterfrom me. today they haven�*t taken it. they told me to wait until they get instructions, so i waited for a long time until they told me they cannot take the letter and that we should leave. he they cannot take the letter and that we should leave.— that we should leave. he is a prominent — that we should leave. he is a prominent british _ that we should leave. he is a prominent british egyptian i prominent british egyptian human rights activist, this is him when he was free. but he spent most of the past decade in and out ofjail. he�*s been on hunger strike for more than six months, and now his family say he�*s stopped drinking water. they haven�*t heard from him in days. they want the egyptian authorities to prove he is still alive. he became a
prominent figure during the arab spring of 2011. he and his supporters had hoped the revolution would bring them democracy. that didn�*t happen. instead, he was jailed the following year. british prime minister rishi sunak returned from the cop 27 climate summit in egypt, and told the house of commons that he raised his case at the egyptian president. i know the whole house will share my deep concern about his case that grows more urgent by the day. we will continue to press the egyptian government to resolve this situation. we went to see him freed and reunited with his family as soon as possible. with his family as soon as possible-— with his family as soon as ossible. �* _ possible. he didn't say whether any progress — possible. he didn't say whether any progress had _ possible. he didn't say whether any progress had actually - possible. he didn't say whether any progress had actually been | any progress had actually been made. britain and egypt have strong financial ties, his family still hope that there can be an asset is not an obstacle in getting him released. right now, theyjust want to know that he is safe and alive. if you are wondering
what is happening in the world of sports. here it is. hello, there, i�*m gavin ramjaun and this is your update from the bbc sport centre. in just a few hours�* time, pakistan will learn who they�*ll face in the t20 world cup final — the winner of india or england, who go head—to—head at the tournament for the first time. india won their group with four out of five victories, with england second in theirs. both captains are aware of the size of the occasion, and how conditions will fare in the adelaide oval. tactically, it may be a bit different. you know, the dimensions and the surface we play on obviously have a big impact on the way you bat and bowl on those surfaces. so we�*ve done some good planning, we�*ve had guys who�*ve played at adelaide before and, um, you know, we go into the game with some good ideas and we�*ll react on our feet when we have to. i think, having talked to the groundsman, he seems really confident that he�*s had a lot of time to get some really good work into it.
he seems very comfortable that it�*s going to be a really good surface and a consistent surface. so, no, at the moment, i�*ve no worries about the pitch. we do understand, as well, that we have to play good cricket to win that game, which i think we have done this — we have done in this tournament. we just need to stick to it. i know we are a long way away from it, but i think it's important to just understand that it's a contest between bat and bowl, which we have to come on top with. and, yeah, and stick to and trust what you've been doing so far. onto football, and the holders liverpool are through to the fourth round of the english league cup, but they needed penalties to see off third—tier side derby county. harvey elliott scored the winning spot kick as liverpool won the shoot—out 3—2 after a 0—0 draw at anfield. and in the pick of the night�*s games, manchester city beat last season�*s runners—up chelsea 2—0 at the etihad stadium, with goals from riyad mahrez and julian alvarez.
city are looking to regain the trophy they won four years in a row prior to last season, and equal liverpool�*s record of nine league cups. we can be... you know, it can be better, it can be worse, but the team was who we are. so i�*m more than pleased, happy for all the performance of the players, the quality, all of them. and why we conceded is because they are so good! so it doesn�*t matter what happened in the last results, they had a fantastic team and, yeah, happy to be in the draw. and at the rugby league world cup in england, the host nation made it three wins out of three in the women�*s competition, with victory over papua new guinea in leeds. canada beat brazil 22—16 to avoid finishing bottom of group a, while the match between england and papua new guinea decided top spot with both teams already through to the semi—finals. england ran in eight tries, including a hat—trick for leah burke, as they came from behind to win by 42 points to four. there were also two tries for amy hardcastle as england
extended their winning run to seven matches. they�*ll now face the runners—up of group b, which will be decided on thursday night when holders australia face new zealand. you can get all the latest sports news at our website — that�*s bbc.com/sport — but from me, gavin ramjaun, and the rest of the sport team, we�*ll see you next time. a ferrari driven by the seven—times formula one world champion — michael schumacher — has fetched a record price for a modern f—one car at auction in geneva. it went for nearly fifteen—million dollars — twice the previous record. it was bought by an anonymous european bidder. the bbc�*s tim allman has the story. he is considered by many to be one of if not the greatest formula 1 drivers of all time. and this was the car michael schumacher drove when he made history.
it was behind the wheel of this ferrari that he won sixth world title in 2003, setting what was then a new record. nearly 20 years later, it is up for sale, a very special automobile. translation: it is one - of the most successful ferraris in the history of the brand. so it is a very important car. chassis 229 was the most successful of the six cars ferrari built that year. schumacher raced in it nine times, winning five grand prix, including the victory injapan which clinched his sixth world championship. the sale took place in the swiss city of geneva, with the auctioneer displaying the usual slightly melodramatic flourish. selling at 13 million swiss francs, sold, thank you very much. adding commission and fees, and the final price was closer to 15 million.
sadly, of course, michael schumacher is no longer in the public eye. he hasn�*t been seen since he suffered serious injuries in a skiing accident in 2013. a legend of formula 1, no matter what he was driving. tim allman, bbc news. before we go — news that brazil has lost an icon. one of the country�*s most prominent singers, gal costa, has died. she was a key figure in the music genre known as tropicalia, merging brazilian and african rhythms with foreign pop. the sound grew out of the 19060�*s — she created it with gilberto giland tom jobim. brazil�*s president—elect lula da silva called her one of the world�*s best singers. for more on all our stories —
go to the bbc news website. you can also reach us on social media. we will have the business news and just a few minutes. hello, there. many areas across the country desperate for rain, including the south—east of england. that has been addressed a little over the last few days — it�*s been the wettest start to november on record in the south—east. some areas have seen a month�*s worth of rain injust the space of a few days. however, mist and fog�*s likely to be a problem across south—east england over the next few days. the rain stays into the far north—west. elsewhere it will be largely dry, and it will be mild for all of us. so, over the next few hours, then, there�*s that rain across the far north of scotland. the south—westerly wind feeding in a lot of low cloud. mist and drizzle around, as well. it will be a mild start to thursday morning —
temperatures sitting between nine and 12 degrees. so the cloud thick enough for a spot of drizzle first thing, and it will be pretty misty with it, as well. but high pressure is dominating the story and keeping things largely dry. it�*s also keeping these weather fronts out to the far north—west. around that high, we�*ve got this southerly wind, and that�*s feeding in this mild air, and it�*s extending as far north as scotland. so, yes, cloudy, with some light drizzle first thing. a misty, murky start for all. the rain quite heavy and persistent to the north—west of the great glen. the winds a feature for the highlands and islands and across the irish sea. we are likely to see gale—force gusts here. blustery elsewhere, but mild with it, so a bit of a peculiar afternoon. there will be some brighter spells into the afternoon, with highs of 16 degrees — 61 fahrenheit. that is then going to lead into a very mild night indeed, thursday into the early hours of friday. we�*re likely to be greeted with temperatures not falling very far at all — 15 or 16 celsius.
look how much cloud we�*ve got, though, for many, first thing — that should tend to break up across central and eastern england into the afternoon. the rain stays to the north—west, but the talking point on friday will be temperatures — as high as 18 or 19 celsius. now, as we move into the weekend, it starts off dry, but there�*s a threat of another front pushing in from the west as we go through the latter stages of sunday. so, all in all, not a bad weekend in prospect — dry and mild for most — certainly better than last weekend.
this is bbc news with the latest business headlines for viewers in the uk and around the world. crypto chaos — bitcoin and its rivals slump as leading exchange ftx faces bankruptcy. we�*ll look at how much trouble the sector is in. also, brexit bust—up — s lack of migrant workers is crippling the uk economy, says a top boss — who supported leaving the eu. we have got people queuing up to come to this country to pick crops that are rotting in fields, to work in warehouses that otherwise wouldn�*t be operable. and we�*re not letting them in. plus, big trouble for big tech. facebook owner meta is the latest silicon valley giant to announce majorjob cuts — as the economic outlook darkens.