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on the bafta m ii‘ul‘ei l%fnc "ncr— warm 1m it-‘ufie l%fnc "ur— warm fiufie him on the bafta stage tonight, he has still got it, that brooklyn twa ng has still got it, that brooklyn twang going on, and it was great to see that gruffness, but also elegance. i think on a night when the baftas were not the most exciting, a little bit of zaniness and humour was brought by him, it is and humour was brought by him, it is a fantastic award for him, and him receiving it from prince william, when he satirises royals many times in his history of the world films, to see him getting an award from one is something he probably never dream of. jason solomons, many thanks as ever. the baftas are over for another year, but awards ceremony season another year, but awards ceremony seasonis another year, but awards ceremony season is not. we are still a couple of weeks away from the oscars, so let's see whether voters at the academy reflect the sort of results we have seen here tonight at the british academy film awards. you can find the full list of all the winners on the bbc website of course, and lots of photos from the red carpet as well. but from a very noisy well but hall in london, phone app, for this year, it is goodbye.
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—— from a very noisy while albert hall in london, for now, goodbye. hello. you're watching bbc news. america and japan have strongly condemned north korea, for test—firing a ballistic missile, the first since donald trump entered the white house. japan's prime minister shinzo abe said it was "intolerable," while mr trump said the us would back japan 100 percent. the missile flew for about 3,000 miles, eventually falling into the sea of japan. graham hutchings from the oxford analytica think tank has written extensively on china and the asia pacific rim. he told me it was difficult to see how president trump could contain north korea. and i think a fair conjecture that president trump doesn't know quite what to do yet — after all, the administration has hardly bedded down.
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very noticeable, however, notable that new defence ministerjames mattis went to seoul as his first foreign visit last week and spoke powerfully about the need to do something about north korea. then went on to japan. and now we have in the middle of the party that is currently under way in florida with the japanese prime minister and the us president, we have this move by north korea. sanctions have achieved zero, as your report suggested. there's a little bit of head room still for other measures, perhaps squeezing the financial system of the dollar system, insofar as that benefits north korea, but it doesn't look as though that is going to deliver what's required here. what are north korea's basic motives here, do you think? well, survival. and if there's one thing the north korean state has done rather well, it's survived. i couldn't say it has prospered, although the economy does seem to be in better shape as far as we can tell, than it has been for several
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years, but its survival is very remarkable. it goes back to the late 1940s. it has lost principal allies. it's had famine, it's had succession problems and various other issues. it wants to continue to survive, it wants respect. it wants living space in the international arena and it believes that its pursuit of nuclear capacity capability is the way to achieve that. and what about china's role in all this? again, bearing in mind we have this new president, mr trump, who has said various things about china. where does it put them? china does not much like what has been happening in pyongyang, i'm sure, ever since kimjong—un took over there. it's conspicuous because either he hasn't been invited, or he has declined to go. he hasn't made the customary visit to china. customary in the sense that his predecessors did. china, however, does not want to see
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the collapse of that state. it has a lot vested in that. it has a lot vested in the security and stability of the korean peninsular. it's going to be rather careful and cautious. it will be happy to open up a conversation with the new president of the united states to see what could be done, but i think mr trump would be well advised not to expect too much, certainly in the short term. graham hutchings. protest in a suburb of paris turned violent overnighter demonstration in support ofa overnighter demonstration in support of a young black man allegedly raped bya of a young black man allegedly raped by a police officer. 37 people were arrested. the alleged victim, a 22—year—old social worker, has appealed for calm after several days of protest. one policeman has been charged with rape and three others with assault in connection with the attack. emergency crews at hamburg airport in germany say they believe a prankster opened a spray cartridge
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there, causing the airport to be evacuated and leaving more than 50 people needed hospital treatment. passengers complained of sore eyes and breathing difficulties. the authorities at the airport say they've ruled out terrorism. in 1995, un peace—keeping troops from the netherlands were all that stood between the people of srebrenica, and bosnian—serb forces bent on murder. the soldiers stood aside — and as many as 8,000 men and boys were massacred. now, some of the dutch troops involved have returned — for an exhibition at srebrenica. as our balkans correspondent guy de launey reports, it's stirred up uncomfortable memories — but it's also promoting much—needed healing. these aren't library pictures, and this isn't actually the united nations peacekeeping quarters in srebrenica, but it is an unsettling reconstruction. even the dutch battalion commander's room has been
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recreated for this new permanent exhibition at the memorial centre. some of the un troops who were here in 1995 have returned to pay their respects. the dutch troops stood aside when bosnian serb forces overran srebrenica. a day of infamy which they say should not be forgotten. this is the worst massacre, the worst humanitarian disaster that happened after world war ii in europe. and it is important that young people know that peace is very important, and that peace is very important, and that such a disaster never may happen again. it's a warning. srebrenica's people have found it ha rd to srebrenica's people have found it hard to forgive un peacekeepers for failing to protect their families. one of the exhibition's curators finally found justice in the dutch courts for the deaths of his parents and brother, but working on this project was still hard to bear. translation: this was an
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exceptionally difficult project, the most difficult project in my life. the opening ceremony link to those who weren't born at the time of the massacre with others who had lost their children. the pain is still there, but it can be put to good use. translation: i wouldn't wish anyone to be in this position, but this is needed to warm the new generations, all the children and all the people, so that this doesn't happen to anyone ever again. it is a sentiment that dutch visitors share. this is not a happy return, but perhaps there is some redemption. guy de launey, bbc news, belgrade. more than 200 pilot whales stranded on a remote beach in new zealand, are heading back out to sea with the help of a high tide. they were part of a second pod of whales beached at farewell spit on south island, conservation officials say there's a chance the surviving whales may still turn back to the beach. just to warn you, you might find some of the scenes in this report by virginia langerberg distressing.
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weary volunteers form a human chain to help guide the remaining few whales out to sea with the help of a high tide. justjoy, just complete happiness that they're in the water floating. and they look like they are going out, so we're obviously making sure that they don't come back. this time, rescuers are buoyed by the success of saving most of this pod. it's been a pretty full—on couple of days, to be honest. on the remote coastline of golden bay, it had been a exhausting case of deja—vu, after a second pod of about 200 pilot whales had become stranded just days after a group of more than 400 whales had accidentally beached themselves. the incident was new zealand's la rgest—known whale stranding since 1985 and the third largest on record. of the pod which became stranded on thursday, around 300 died before rescuers could reach them. while in the latest pod to get
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stuck on farewell spit, 20 whales in a bad condition needed to be put down to stop those refloated from coming back to shore. i'm pretty unhappy myself, but that is the job and it needs to be done, just to stop those other ones coming in. conservationists aren't certain why beaching happens. one theory is that the shallow waters confuse the whales. golden bay's shoreline, now a mass whale graveyard, as officials try to determine the best way to dispose of the carcasses. the surviving whales have been tagged, and we can only hope won't get stuck again in the murky waters of farewell spit, which is proving to be one of new zealand's greatest hazards for the pilot whale. virginia langerberg, bbc news. the award—winning jazz and pop singer, aljarreau, has died in a los angeles hospital, just days after announcing he was retiring due to exhaustion.
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he was 76. now it's time to take a look at the prospects here for the weather with john hammond. after the last few days, i'm sure many of you are crying out for a change in fortunes. fast forward a few days, and we can see a transformation, with blue skies and sunshine, and temperatures will have lea pt up sunshine, and temperatures will have leapt up again. that is the message over the next few days, slowly and surely it will be turning milder. a slow process, we still have got those easterly winds, but the source of the air is no lug rusher but down in the mediterranean, which is why the wind is why the wind isn't as cold as it has been. still not exactly warm, quite an edge to it,
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but further south and west, sunshine makes all the difference with the gloom of the weekend. it will be windy, especially across the coast and hills of west wales in south—west england, 50 or 60 mph gusts could cause issues, there are warnings in force from the met office. it won't feel as warmer some office. it won't feel as warmer some of these numbers suggest. it will be windy, cloudy across the north and east. as we head into the night and on into tuesday, it will thicken up the cloud and produce some sharia bursts of rain. —— showery bursts of rain. we hope to see some brightness, but still distinctly chilly cross these north—eastern areas. milderfurther east chilly cross these north—eastern areas. milder further east and south. this system could bring some heavier and thundery showers across more western parts of the uk, so not
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entirely drive through the middle of the week, there will be showers around, they should clear away by thursday, and look at these numbers, much higher than we have seen recently. we will have a quiet spell to end the week, a ridge of high pressure building in, maybe not for long, there are france lined up in the land dicko and they will arrive eventually, but as we end the week, it should be quite a nice day. the wind will be fairly light as well. it will feel almost springlike, ten or 11 celsius. these will be the sorts of scenes as we end the week, but with light winds overnight, it will be cold, maybe a touch of frost, and there could be fog patches around, and some of those could linger well on into the day. then as we hit the weekend it is all change because the jet stream wakes up, this conveyor belt of energy coming in off the atlantic which carries weather systems. it does look as if it will deliver some outbreaks of rain, particularly across northern and western areas.
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wettest across the north—west, brightest in the south—east as we go into the early part of next week. if you were watching yesterday, i mentioned tropical influences, which can have a bearing on our weather in actual fact. we see can have a bearing on our weather in actualfact. we see pulses can have a bearing on our weather in actual fact. we see pulses of energy moving their way west to east across the tropics, and that tends to enhance shower activity across tropical regions, and it is known that these waves of energy can actually influence the behaviour of ourjet actually influence the behaviour of our jet stream and actually influence the behaviour of ourjet stream and it looks as if as we end the month, that could have the effect of halting that westerly jet stream, getting it blocked again, deflecting weather systems, and things drying up but also turning chile again as we enter the month. i will update you again tomorrow. this is bbc news. the headlines at 10:00pm. president trump says he'll strengthen links with allies in the pacific region following north korea's latest missile launch. the house of commons speaker, john bercow, insists he's impartial —
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no matter how he voted in the eu referendum. labour's deputy leader, tom watson, denies the party has been considering possible successors tojeremy corbyn. a group of retired bishops accuses church of england leaders of suppressing the views of gay christians. also in the next hour — la la land is named best film at the baftas. emma stone won a best actress prize for her role in the musical, which picked up a total of five awards. and caroline frost, entertainment editor at the huffington post uk, and tony grew, parliamentary
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