a player, exposure that you get as a player, playing in pressure situations. —— eight englishmen took part in the ipl. all in all, great experience. everyone who goes out there becomes a better player. headingley is a little cooler than hyderabad, it is here that ben stokes and england are preparing to face south africa in the one—day series and beyond that, the one—day series and beyond that, the champions trophy, a home tour which they are approaching notjust with hope but anticipation. the way that we have perform, we have earned the right to be the favourites going into the tournament, when you share changing rooms with players you play against, you get a better understanding of them, we have a lwa ys understanding of them, we have always known we are a destructive outfit, we know that opponents are saying that as well, bringing onjos i saying that as well, bringing onjos , for instance, at the end, they know we are thinking. the world will worry about ben stokes, england's reassuringly expensive superstar.
studio: packed some of cricket to come. former world number one victoria azarenka says she intends to return to tennis in time to compete at wimbledon. it follows the birth of herfirst compete at wimbledon. it follows the birth of her first child. the two—time grand slam champion revealed news of her pregnancy last summer, her son leo was born in december. six medals for british swimmers made rio 2016 gb's six medals for british swimmers made rio 2016 gb‘s most successful olympics in the pool for 108 years. come the next games they will look to beat that and to boost their bid olympic champion adam peaty and his team—mates have been competing in tokyo for the first time over the last few days. they won 19 medals at the japan open last few days. they won 19 medals at thejapan open and last few days. they won 19 medals at the japan open and bbc olympic reporter nick hope has been there for us. his report contains some flash photography. voiceover: tokyo isa flash photography. voiceover: tokyo is a fascinating technological city and it has been suggested that the next summer olympics could be the most they tackle a futuristic games of all time, certainly a city with ambition. although there is still work to be done on several of the
venues, they are progressing well. every games, no matter how well prepared, like london 2012, or ill—prepared, rio 2016, faces challenges, the best way to overcome problems is by arriving early and thatis problems is by arriving early and that is why a olympics winning champion adam peaty and team—mates are here now. they have had the chance to live the city lifestyle for a few days but crucially have also been racing here for the first time in tokyo. there's also been impressive, with adam peaty winning gold in hundred metres and 50 metres brest road events. i have learned so much more coming here, experiencing what it will be like, and i have been getting plates and plays a brea kfast been getting plates and plays a breakfast because it is pretty small! other than that, breakfast because it is pretty small! otherthan that, it breakfast because it is pretty small! other than that, it is a great city, very busy but very calm at the same time. i know what i want in t20, hopefully leave a good legacy. in a bid to reduce the environmental impact of the 2020 games, organisers are collecting old mobile phones for cycling and using materials from them to generate the
medals for the 2020 games. abbey wood and ben prout played their part, ring over mobile phones from the uk to donate to the cause. the olympic games gets bigger and bigger, and tokyo is going to do a good job as a city to hold it. what is it like to be part of that? it is an honour, they invite us as a nation, so passionate about such an important project. try to get a feel for the culture and the environment, great feeling. ben proud. several times over the next few years they will be back here, they look to boost their chances of a record medal haul, eight or more honours. —— ben proud. the next major challenge, the world championships in budapest, hungary, injuly. now, any sport would be happy to get
an audience of almost 400 million — but that's how many people are thought to be viewers of esports. it's an area undergoing rapid growth at the moment — and now one formula one team has turned to the gaming world to find its next simulator driver, as emma jones has been finding out. voiceover: things have moved on since bruce mclaren founded the mclaren formula 1 team, they have one constructors championships and drivers championships, and now they are looking for a champion from they are looking for a champion from the world of video games, recessional competitive gaming is big business. gaming is bigger than hollywood now, formula 1 and motorsport in general have got to reach out to a younger and wider audience, this is the perfect way, millions of people playing racing games online and we want to get them away from that and into watching real racing as well. this is the sort of setup that a lot of people already have in their bedrooms, all their living rooms, the quest is on former clarence, if you are any good at this, well, better than me, i keep crashing off, you might end up driving an f1 simulator. i would love to show you one of those but
they are super top—secret. love to show you one of those but they are super top-secret. it's unbelievably sophisticated, large, lots of engineers and technology, ultimately, once someone has a skill sets to understand how to drive and provide feedback, we think someone will contribute once they get hours, and that is why we want them to be a test—drive. and that is why we want them to be a test-drive. the person using that simulator at the moment, jenson button, the 2009 world champion stopped racing full—time at the end of last season but he is back in a carfor of last season but he is back in a car for the of last season but he is back in a carfor the monaco of last season but he is back in a car for the monaco grand of last season but he is back in a carfor the monaco grand prix. of last season but he is back in a car for the monaco grand prix.“ you can come back for one race, monaco is the race, i'm very excited, to drive the new cars, because it is different to what i have been doing, but also be in the most prestigious and glamorous grand prix as well. after a tough season so prix as well. after a tough season so far, as mclaren start their unique search for a new simulator driver, they will be hoping their fortu nes driver, they will be hoping their fortunes improve on the real track.
i think by all accounts they have already found therein next driver! emma jones showcasing her talents. that's all from sportsday. there'll be more sport here on bbc news throughout the evening. you are watching bbc news. labour leaderjeremy corbyn has accused the government of chaos and confusion after theresa may announced the rethink on her party's plans for social care in england. labour also says it will bring forward its pledge to scrap tuition fees to include students starting university in england this autumn, if mr corbyn become prime minister.he‘s been campaigning today in the north east of england, saying students who are part—way through their courses, wouldn't have to pay for the remaining years. the labour leader is in campaigning in hull this afternoon,
correspondent danjohnson is there. we know what the public like when they get nearjeremy corbyn, certainly his fans, and good weather as well. beautiful day on the yorkshire coast as jeremy corbyn visited scarborough and he hasjust arrived in the centre of hull, john prescott is on the stage at the moment, veteran labour campaigner, rousing the crowd, and there are hundreds of people, john prescott has commented on how this seems to bea has commented on how this seems to be a crowd that includes quite a lot of young people, probably more than 1000 gathered here in the centre of hull to hear the labour leader speak, and that has been the same at rallies across the weekend, very big crowds turning out to hear the message ofjeremy corbyn although in the main, these will be mostly the converted that he's speaking to. definitely a spring in the step of labour after those polls over the weekend showed theresa may's lead had been cut, almost in half,
according to some polls, and their announcement. something of a u—turn in social care policy, something labour have enjoyed hearing and has made the most of. thank you. jeremy corbyn on the stage with former deputy prime minister, john prescott. john prescott there. i think we will look at a little bit of this... maybe later, no, no we are not, much more election stuff coming up now. throughout the general election campaign, we'll be taking an in—depth look at some of the issues most important to many voters, and hearing from our specialists. tonight, our home editor mark easton examines the growing issue, of political alienation. you would be hard pressed to find many voters who don't think too much power will reside in this place, whitehall. for too long, power will reside in this place, whitehall. fortoo long, power power will reside in this place, whitehall. for too long, power in britain has been centred in london. so says the tory manifesto, and labour agreed, just as people felt
power was centralised and unaccountable in brussels, so many feel that about london, they say. labour and the liberal democrats wa nt labour and the liberal democrats want a concert usual convention to look at a federal uk, to break london's grip on power, and the tories would like to set up a fund to disburse returning eu money around the country and they also wa nt around the country and they also want more metro mayors in england. millions of people feel disconnected, they don't think elections change anything, and it is a fair assumption that for the vast majority of voters, the allegiance of the mp who represents them in this place will not change, in many seatsit this place will not change, in many seats it will not have changed for decades. so perhaps an existential challenge for the next uk government is to convince people that power and control is being returned to them. ina in a moment we'll have the weather
news, but first i want to show you some amazing pictures of the moment a young girl, is grabbed by a large sealion in canada. she was sitting ona sealion in canada. she was sitting on a dock in richmond near vancouver, watching the animal in the water before it grabbed her dress and pulled in. a relative jumped in, and lifting herto safety. no one was hurt. the sea lion appeared to have been drawn to the dock by people throwing bread crumbs. lucky escape! always a pleasure to see you, darren. looking forward to the sunshine and the warmth. if you are a gardener you will be doing a lot of watering over the weekend, last week, low pressure and a lot of rain, this week, the opposite, rain pushed away as the high pressure built in across our shores, then draws into really warm air from the near continent at the end of the
week, temperatures could get even higher than they do today. 25 degrees today across the south—east of the uk, temperatures will climb as we draw in the warm air. blue skies and yellow fields of buttercu ps blue skies and yellow fields of buttercups in blue skies and yellow fields of buttercu ps in west blue skies and yellow fields of buttercups in west berkshire, grey skies and buttercu ps buttercups in west berkshire, grey skies and buttercups here in belfast, so you can see the contrast we have had across the uk, and put the map up, you can see how we have more cloud across scotland, moving away from northern ireland, some rain heading its way towards the northern isles. skies will clearfor many of us except for wales, the south—west, towards the channel islands, increasing amount of low cloud will keep temperatures here, a bit chilly overnight. very different look to the weather, across south wales, the south—west of england, missed and hill fog, spot to drizzle, lapping its way into the channel islands, southeast, east
anglia, nice and bright and sunny to begin with, keep an eye on the cloud thatis begin with, keep an eye on the cloud that is wandering across wales into the midlands, further north, more sunshine to begin the day, except for the northern isles, the last of the rain to clear the way from shetland, one or two showers possible in scotland, western parts, but generally, a fine day, sunshine coming and going across the vast majority of the uk, more cloud for south wales, the south—west and along the channel coast. still warm further north and inland, temperatures widely into the high teams, possibly into the low 20s. heading into wednesday, high—pressure building across the uk, introducing some more cloud, across western parts of the uk, there will be some sunshine around, and temperatures, 21, 20 4 degrees, by the end of the week, with high—pressure around, no sign of rain, breaking up the cloud. —— 20
one, 24. —— 21,24 degrees. rain, breaking up the cloud. —— 20 one, 24. —— 21, 24 degrees. possible for the start of the bank holiday weekend, but there are showers and storms lurking in the west. hello, and welcome to 100 days +. can president trump strike the ultimate deal of peace hello, and welcome to 100 days +. can president trump strike the ultimate deal of peace in the middle east? he arrives in israel for the second stop on his foreign tour with some familiar rhetoric on iran. the master negotiator believes he can build trust with both israelis and palestinians and push them to make concessions to get a historic agreement. it's not easy. i've heard it's one of the toughest deals of all, but i have a feeling we are going to get there eventually, i hope. donald trump becomes the first sitting us president to visit the western wall — placing his hand on one of the most sacred sites ofjudaism.