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its plan crisis the uk should have its plan in place and should be able to react and respond immediately. won't that planned be most effectively implemented in situ on those islands themselves? -- that plan. yes, if you have your team ready to implement that plan. what we've seen today... i have heard from the island the ship landed today, a0 marines came on today, which is fantastic. it is great they are there, they are absolutely needed, houses have been devastated and destroyed so they are absolutely needed. they need to go on british virgin islands and then turks & ca icos virgin islands and then turks & caicos islands. we simply haven't planned, i say we, but the uk government simply haven't planned effectively enough for a storm they knew was coming. it was known that there are some big large category three plus storm is coming this season. three plus storm is coming this season. it just took a three plus storm is coming this season. itjust took a bit of planning —— storms. season. itjust took a bit of planning -- storms. dorothy, our former eu representative for
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anguilla, thanks for coming in. much more on that in a moment. newsday is coming up at midnight but now on bbc news it is time for newsnight with kirsty wark. after antigua and barbuda, in one hour hurricane irma will do this to the turks and caicos. wooden homes versus 180 mph winds and 20—foot waves. everyone who can has moved to the highest ground, as one of the strongest atlantic storms in history causes havoc. we'll ask the islands‘ governor what he can do in the face of such destruction. the eurocrats are ganging up on david davis again, suggesting he's not very good at negotiating with them. meanwhile the eurosceptics are suggesting it doesn't matter, because angela merkel will be the one to cut the deal. it is down to mutti to then actually leave the process. now, she'll say, oh, i'm not leading this, and officially she'll be behind the scenes. but we all know that what germany wants here, germany will get. one of labour's most prominent remainers and a tory leaver
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are here to pick the bones out of that one. also tonight, is devout religion and political office mutually exclusive? we'll ask the house of commons chaplain, rose hudson wilkin. and he's one of the most famous photographers in the world. mario testino tells us his most embarrassing secret. i am completely useless, you know? useless in the kitchen, useless with cameras. useless with cameras?! useless. i mean, like, it's unbelievable. good evening. in a very short time, the full force of hurricane irma is due to batter across the british 0verseas territory of turks and caicos. the little group of caribbean islands‘ 35,000 residents have already seen the devastation wrought by the category 5 storm in st martin, antigua, the bvi and barbuda,
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where it flattened 90% of the territories' buildings. we'll be hearing shortly from some of those who are waiting nervously on turks and caicos for irma to hit. but first, what — if anything — does the intensity of this year's hurricane season tell us about the occurrence of extreme weather events? irma is the strongest atlantic storm in a decade, and comes hot on the heels of hurricane harvey, which wreaked havoc last week in houston. some have asked whether climate change might be having an impact. or does extreme weather sometimes just happen? david grossman has this. seen from space, you could almost say irma looks beautiful. from ground level, though, she has a very different face. the caribbean island of st martin, hit by 185mph winds, and irma is still going, heading perhaps for the us mainland. it is what we sometimes rather helplessly refer to as an act of god — no—one to blame, nothing to be done but pick through the wreckage, mourn the dead and count the cost.
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but with two major hurricanes one after another, is this perhaps something else, an act of man, or at least man—made climate change? the greek president today was categoric — this was climate change, and president trump must act. "i speak directly to the united states," he said, "because they the victims of climate change for the second time in a few days." but are the scientists as certain as the politicians? from observations alone, we will never be able to say that this is the event which would only have happened in a changing climate, because if you drill down to the individual storm, all extreme events are unique. however, we can say, and we need observations and climate models to do these studies, but we have climate models nowadays that can do this kind ofjob, we can say that the likelihood of certain events occurring has changed due to anthropogenic climate change.
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and definitely the very extreme rainfall is one of the things where the likelihood has increased due to climate change. this year in the north atlantic, there have so far been 11 named storms, of which six have been hurricanes. the average between 1981 and 2010 was six named storms, and 2.6 hurricanes — so we appear to be well up. in terms of wind speed, irma is the joint second—strongest on record, at 185mph, eclipsed only by hurricane alan in 1980, with a maximum wind speed of i90mph. and with two and a quarter days at category 5 intensity so far, irma is the fourth longest duration hurricane on record, but still a whole day behind hurricane cuba, which in 1932 blew for three and a quarter days. the mechanism by which a warming climate might cause more hurricanes seems pretty clear cut. the fuel that drives
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hurricanes is water vapour, and the water vapour is evaporated off the sea surface and the warmer the sea surface, the more water vapour is evaporated and there's more energy to drive the storms. so, with global warming, the sea is warmer and there's more water being evaporated and there's more of the fuel to drive the big storms. and if we look at this graph produced by the us national oceanographic and atmospheric administration last year, year, it does show a steady uptake of average sea temperatures. however, there are many other factors at play in the formation of a storm, some of which actually become less likely because of a warmer climate. there is a competing effect, which is that if we also see higher temperatures higher up in the atmosphere, that actually weakens hurricanes. and so we cannot say that we will see more intense hurricanes full—stop in a changing climate. but with the hurricanes that have been analysed so far, there have been a number that have
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intensified due to higher temperatures, but there is also a number that have weakened due to higher temperatures. but certainly, what we can definitely say is that the associated rainfall in them, there we see the effects of climate change most strongly. it's true that with a9.32 inches of rain, hurricane harvey is the us record—brea ker so far. but it's not by much. tropical storm amelia in 1978 dumped a8 inches and hurricane easy in 1950 dumped a5.2. and tropical storm claudette in 1979 dropped a5 inches of rain. and none of these would presumably be blamed on climate change. so, we can't say a specific storm now is due to climate change, but we can say, if we look over decades, we'll be able to see that the intensity of the storms is going up. what has caused the storm that brought them so much misery is probably not of much interest
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to the people in the caribbean, having to rebuild their homes and lives. in the genesis of storms, science can't offer certainty — just probabilities and trends over time. david grossman. so how are people in the path of irma preparing for her arrival? john freeman is the governor of turks and caicos. before we came on air i spoke to him via skype. i started by asking him about his concerns following the devastation suffered by the islands nearby. absolutely, kirsty, i mean we've seen what's happened to the british 0verseas territories further to the south, and that is a cause for anxiety. but it's also a cause for making the best preparations we can. as i speak, the winds are getting up pretty strongly. the outer tentacles of irma reaching us, the palm trees are bending over. what preparations have people been making? well, we've been preparing for some little while now. but the main things is that we wanted to make sure
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we did not have people on the island who didn't need to be here, so we've been rushing forward with working with the airlines to get particularly tourists off the island. the airport closed last night. we have a command centre set up. we have our shelters open and operating for people to go into, particularly those from vulnerable areas, some of whom have also been in any case encouraged to move away from areas where there's going to be flooding, because the sea surge is notably high as it approaches us, and we are very low—lying. we've also ordered the evacuation and secured the evacuation, apart from a few people who didn't want to move, of two islands of caicos itself. and you're all moving to higher ground? i understand the storm surge could be as much as 20 feet, and as you say, you're very low—lying. so where is everybody moving to? the point is, however it comes in, it's going to flood over quite significant areas, and people will move up where they can. 0ur shelters obviously have moved up into higherground.
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and some people don't always want to move, but we are encouraging them to do so. we've been chasing around this morning trying still to get people in and effectively, we are beginning to close down now on the islands, saying to everyone, get off the streets, don't drive around any more, prepare yourselves with yourfamilies. so finally, tell me, what is the atmosphere like amongst people? i think people genuinely are very nervous. i mean, i've noticed that. there is a strong sense of pulling together, but there is considerable nervousness. people here know what hurricanes can do. they have seen what's been happening in the leeward islands. so of course people are rightly and understandably frightened. but we have to be frightened but purposeful. dr freeman, thank you very much indeed. thank you, kirsty. david davis, the uk's brexit negotiator, has been taking a different kind of battering today. as the second reading of the eu withdrawal bill began in westminster, it emerged thatjean—claude juncker,
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president of the european parliament, had questioned both his stability and his accountability at a meeting of all 28 eu commissioners. for good measure, mrjuncker today added that he believed the brexit talks were now at risk of failure. mr davis' counterpart, michel barnier, also expressed his frustration, warning he thinks the talks over the uk's exit bill are going backwards and branding britain's proposals on the irish border as unacceptable. some believe such language from europe's top two is more than boisterous positioning, and a sign that brussels is genuinely losing patience — boding badly, you might think, for future negotiations. here's our political editor nick watt. the seasons, they are a—changing, and changing at a faster pace than our politics. as autumn descends on us, the first deadline in the brexit talks hoves into view at the end of next month, and brussels is beginning to lose patience.
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translation: i've been very disappointed by the uk position, as expressed last week, because it seems to be backtracking on the original commitment of the uk to honour its international commitments, including the commitments post—brexit. his boss is none too happy, either, as these minutes from a meeting in july make clear. mrjuncker expresses concern about the question of the stability and accountability of the uk negotiator and his apparent lack of involvement, which risks jeopardising the success of the negotiations. those barbed remarks were met with short shrift in london. it sounds to me like a kind of bar—room annoyance, really, i don't know a few drinks and away you go, you get a bit annoyed. over here at the brexiter
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department, they're brushing off the fusillage from brussels. 0ne senior figure told me that david davis would only be worried if he were being portrayed as a pussycat. across the channel, michel barnier is in a different mood — he is so frustrated with the brexit secretary that eu's chief negotiator is prepared to put a question mark over the entire talks by feeling next month that insufficient progress has been made. some people in britain believe still we can never set every thing at the same time together and make a conclusion until march 2019. but in the negotiations about a free—trade agreement, it is all in the details. we literally have to settle if it should be a very good, constructive relationship in the future, it needs much more time, as we know come of another trade negotiations. so what exactly is david davis's game? remember this?
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i've just tendered my resignation from parliament to the treasury. that will trigger a process which will lead to a by—election. the brexit secretary has always been something of a subversive figure who has made a career out of challenging authority, and that's exactly what he's doing now. david davis believes he is successfully undermining the central tenet of michel barnier‘s negotiating strategy, which is that the uk cannot discuss its future trading relationship with the eu until it has cleared up the terms of its departure. david has managed to drop back into the ring, play them at their own game, which is, "but you keep asking about ireland and the borders and the trade arrangements — we can't settle any of that until we settle the trade arrangements. "so we can't discuss anything — let's get to the trade arrangements and then we will know what we can do about the border
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in northern ireland." and that final bit in the last week has been the big expose to the nonsense of we can settle this come about all the other. it is becoming completely apparent. and then there is the question of germany's role after its forthcoming election. david davis dismisses michel barnier‘s 0ctober deadline for an assessment of the talks, on the grounds thatjust one date matters — the formation of the new german government, probably towards the end of this year. once she has got her domestics in order, she re—enters the ring, and it is down to mutti then to lead the process. she will say, i'm not leading this, but we all know that what germany wants here, germany will get, in the european union context. i think there is a great dream. angela merkel i know very well is very much for this strategy and she was one of the people behind this strategy. she will stay chancellor
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and will not change her policy after the german elections. when autumn turns to winter, britain hopes for a change of heart, but the current message from berlin is unyielding — angela merkel will never compromise on fundamental rules of the eu. he had been taking a lot of flak from brussels. they said the
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transitional period shouldn't be used to create a soft brexit. there was debate about how to go about in the transition, david davis said it should be close to eu membership but the timing haven't been worked out in cabinetand the timing haven't been worked out in cabinet and there are remain cabinet minister allies who fear the prime minister is listening carefully to those eurosceptic mps who want the transition not to look like eu membership but to be as far away from eu membership as possible. i spoke to a remain member of the cabinet who said the prime minister has agreed to their phrasing there should be no cliff edge brexit, which means when we leave, we barely notice, we notice it when we come out of the transition. this was part of the four meant in the commons today? obviously david davis did this big legislative bit and before that he did questions and when he did that he said all right. notjust
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trouble from the right, there's trouble from the right, there's trouble from the left as well. a big moment from keir starmer, the shadow brexit secretary, a few weeks ago, who said in the transition period the uk should be in a customs union and within the single market then in and within the single market then in an interview with the ft today he talked about how that relationship with a customs union could continue after the transition period. interestingly silence from jeremy corbyn and a number of brexit labour mps are saying they will not go along with it. what is interesting is that labour position is very similarto is that labour position is very similar to the eu view on huawei transition should be, which is basically membership minus the votes. i, as you saw, interviewed elmar brock, the veteran cdu mep from germany close to angola merkel and he said to me he doesn't like the look of the government approach to the transition but he described the labour approach as a good paper.
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interesting to see how that goes down. indeed. hilary benn is a lead mp, former shadow secretary and the chair of... hilary benn is a labour mp, former shadow foreign secretary and chair of the brexit select committee. he campaigned for remain. charlie elphicke voted remain but has since come a member of the tory european research group, which is believed to have been behind today's letter. charlie elphicke, did you put your name to that letter? it was not for me to decide but i thought the most important thing about it, it was not aimed at the government public was aimed at the labour party, who have shifted their position dramatically since the election. they stood on a manifesto of leaving the single market and the customs union and now they're talking about a transition period. but the european research group, behind the latter, suggested you for tonight's programme, and they are in favour of a hard brexit. it is not to do with labour, it is to do with your concerns about people like philip hammond? i don't accept that at all. any fermentation period needs to be over by the time of the next general election, and then we can
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move on as a country. —— any implementation period. that is different from the labour position, which is a transition without any end date at all. so it would be a defined transition period beyond which there is no customs union? we have a clear instruction from the british people to end uncontrolled immigration from the european union. that means leaving the single market. we want to be able to strike trade deals around the world, and our membership of the customs union is clearly not compatible with that. let's just bring hilary benn. this letter was directed at you? well, the conservative party is having its own arguments and difficulties.
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i think the real problem the government has got, apart from the very strong criticism of the eu withdrawal bill which we saw today, is, they are having to bring their brexiteers along and make them realise a fundamental truth — it will not be possible to negotiate this all singing, all dancing bespoke trade and market access agreement in the 10.5 months that we've got left. therefore we will have to have transitional arrangements. nobody is suggesting that there won't be. well, there's been a long argument within the conservative party about whether there should be, and we've wasted so much time over the 15 months since the referendum result getting to the point where what is absolutely obvious, namely, there will have to be transitional arrangements, is finally being recognised, but it's a difficult message for some conservatives to swallow. is it not labour which is actually undermining brexit, listening to keir starmer? absolutely not. we say very clearly in our manifesto, we accept the outcome
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of the referendum, we voted in favour of the article 50 legislation, tanya will leave the european union at the end of march 2019. the question now is not whether we are leaving, the question is, what kind of relationship we're going to have with the european union after we've left? tonight the boss ofjaguar land rover said that any prospect of leaving without a transition would be a disaster. and that is the view expressed in many, many people in business. and during that time, if we can see minimal change after march 2019, it is going to mean staying in the customs union and the single market until the final deal is negotiated. keir starmer is saying, remain in a customs union within the single market without that is what he said in his article for the transition. out of the question? what you're hearing is the sound
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of labour figures who want to remain in the european union by stealth — this is hotel california, you can check out but you can never leave. we are saying we should get on and have a clear sense of direction that we're going to leave the european union by the time of the next general election. so, what we had over the last a8 hours is, we've had sight of one of the plans the government has for immigration, and the thing about that is, hilary benn, there's been a deafening silence from labour on those plans, which, of course, the government says is just one of a number of solutions, and people in the hospitality industry are up in arms — labour has not been up in arms, labour has not been vocal? i accept that one of the messages from the referendum result was that people were concerned about free movement, and when we leave the european union, free movement will come to an end and we will have to agree what our immigration policy is going to... hang on... the point which yvette cooper made was this — if the government wants
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to have a conversation about what future immigration policy is going to be like a, don't have leaked drafts of papers appearing, start the debate about how we're going to get the people that we need to keep the british economy strong. and that's why we need to have a reasonable transition. the very basic point is, you have to have something to implement in order to have an in ferment patient period. at the moment you're not going to conclude the negotiations in the time. jeremy corbyn has said absolutely nothing, he's being completely absent from this conversation. it's a case, isn't it, that his hero, yourfather, who abhorred europe as a capitalist plot, is exactly whatjeremy corbyn thinks — you don't disagree with that? well, the referendum results show that the nation is split
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down the middle. the challenge for us is, we are leaving. isn't challenge forjeremy corbyn to step up to the plate? we have to decide what kind of future immigration policy we are going to have and what it is possible to negotiate with the european union so that we don't end up damaging our economic prospects, because a lot rests on this. as your report demonstrated, we are six months into the negotiation, there hasn't been agreement reached. but if there hasn't been agreement reached, you with the the labour leader, he has been absolutely nowhere in this conversation, because his heart is not in it. no, because keir starmer set out on behalf of the shadow cabinet, including jeremy corbyn, what our policy is and what transitional arrangements should look like. and that is where the government is going to have to end up, whether brexiteers like it or not. hilary benn is a labour mp,
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former shadow foreign secretary and the chair of the brexit select committee. he campaigned for remain in last year's referendum. "a thoroughly modern bigot" — that was just one epithet used today to describe tory backbencher jacob rees—mogg after he told good morning britain yesterday that he was opposed to abortion in all circumstances, including rape and incest. the mp, who was this week named by activists as the favourite to take over from theresa may in a straw poll by conservative home, said life begins at the point of conception. he also says that, as a catholic, he disagrees with same—sex marriage. life is sacrosanct and begins at the point of conception. and i think it is wrong... so, if a woman is raped... say you were prime minister, and a woman is raped by a family member, right, you would say she had absolutely no right to have that baby aborted? no, she would have a right under uk law. but you wouldn't agree with that right? but that law is not going to change.
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no, but what's your personal opinion? my personal opinion is that life begins at the point of conception, and abortion is morally indefensible. you would make her have that baby? well, i wouldn't, because that wouldn't be the law of the land. i understand that. so, if someone's deeply—held religious views conflict with secular values, should that be a barrier to high political office? and might that depend on the importance of religion to the wider population? this week, in a survey for the national centre for social research, for almost the first time, more than half the people — 53% — describe themselves as having no religion. i'm joined by the dup mp iain paisleyjunior, rose hudson—wilkin, who is chaplain to the speaker of the house of commons, and by the guardian columnist polly toynbee. first of all, rose hudson—wilkin, do you think thatjacob rees—mogg, as a religious man, was in than to say what he said he should not be barred from high office? we live in a liberal democracy. freedom of speech, freedom of conscience, and so it is important for anyone in any particular role to be able to express that this
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is what they feel or this is what they believe. i do not believe that it should bar them from leadership of any kind. but what about if the consensus goes the other way, does that make a difference? what do you mean. if the consensus, for example, is views about incest and rape, that particular position, is a view which is not necessarily held by the majority of the population — does that matter? well, the population will soon do something about that. they will say, i'm sorry, we don't want to have this person, but i'm talking specifically about religious views, which should not be apart from leadership, any kind of leadership. it is a form of discrimination, isn't it, to say that somebody
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who holds deep religious views is not suitable to hold high office? yes, he wouldn't make windows into men's souls, what people believe is their own business — what matters is there policies and their politics. and often those two get in the way. if you wanted to advocate restoring the kind of abortion restrictions that he wants, you probably would not get elected. there is nothing to stop him standing for office. the conservative party might well be mad enough to select him. he has made it clear of course that that would not be a platform on which he would stand, he's made that clear. it's a personal, deeply held view. in this day and age, is that acceptable or not? we live in a democracy, presumably all views, whatever their stripe or religion, should be acceptable as long as they are not hate speak or violence or whatever? i think gay people might take it is hate speak to say that they should not be
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allowed to get married and do various things. but i agree with rose, it's up to the electric to decide who they would want to vote for. i think he wouldn't have a hope in hell, i hope not, partly because those views are part of a much wider package of where he stands. he is on the very, very far right. people think he's a rather charming, facetious man who is full ofjokes and... but in fact he's very far right, he's a climate change denier, he has written an article in the telegraph the other day... we know what happened to tim farron after the election. he said he felt that to be a committed christian and leader of the party was impossible. i'm sorry he came to that conclusion, and i'm sorry about the pressure that was placed upon him, but the reality is that one's face is not a coat that we occasionally put on depending on what the weather is like.
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it is who you are. so to ask someone to leave their faith at the door, it isjust not right. and we need to guard against a level of intolerance that we are beginning to see in this country in relation to people's faith. that is interesting, isn't it? about tim farron, it is he was the leader of the party, and he was very out of kilter with the sentiment of his own party and the people he was trying to appeal to by being anti—gay. i think if you are in the conservative party, a lot of conservative party members who are elder and more socially conservative might well support you... he doesn't believe in gay marriage.
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that is different from being anti—gay. i think a lot of gay people would say there is no difference, there is a root prejudice expressing itself in one particular way. is there something about christianity that we feel we can take a pop at people with deep religious faith? that at the moment is what we are seeing in this country. i'm not saying you are doing that. but we are seeing a level of intolerance that says christianity, let's kick them into touch, or kick them out of the public space, and actually, i applied for this role as chaplain to the speaker of the house of commons because i actually believe that faith ought to be in the public square. it is who we are. and if you look at our history and where we are coming from in this country, the christian faith contributed lots of positives. and i think for us to throw it away because there are some raving secularists, i think we are barking up the wrong tree.
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and you have to be a raving secularist to say that there are 26 unelected bishops sitting in the house of lords with a strong influence... i have to stop you there. we were expecting to have been joined by the dup mp ian paisleyjunior, but while we have been on air, he has pulled out following a story about him on the front of tomorrow's daily telegraph which alleges that he accepted holidays worth £100,000 from a country he's now attempting to secure a post brexit trade deal with. he's everybody‘s favourite peruvian, if you don't count paddington bear. mario testino is the fashion photographer who's as well known as the supermodels he shoots. he's commanded the covers of the glossies as surely as the women he's immortalised — fashion royalty including kate moss, and real royalty, most notably the late diana, princess of wales. but testino's new passion is a museum he's created in lima
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to showcase artistic talent from his homeland. to help pay for it, he's selling his private art collection, including works by cindy sherman and wolfgang tilmans, at sotheby‘s in london next week. he's been giving our culture editor stephen smith an exclusive tour of his favourite things. but i think it is quite amazing. i love this idea... a view of the maestro photographer as you've never seen him before. as an art collector. though today he's selling. and i lived with this above my bed for a long time. above your bed? yes. of course, i am a decorator at heart, hence the colouring, you know? but the interesting thing of these photographs is that this material comes from morocco, this comes from los angeles, this comes from naples, this comes from berlin, this comes from los angeles. and this comes from croydon, of course. exactly, the best thing of england. she is somebody magical, you know? i mean, we mustn't forget that kate
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belongs to a new time of this country as well, because i remember back when i arrived, people didn't mix that much. you belong here, you belonged here. and kate belongs to the generation of the new england. mario testino is parting with the artworks he's collected. they're going under the hammer at sotheby‘s to raise money for his own museum back home in lima, which promotes peruvian artists. it's been a really good exercise. i've lived with all these things. but in a funny way, i'm enjoying much more the museum and what i can do to help my community and participate, because i'm getting older, and staying with the youth is important, it's exciting. and through the museum, we can expose younger people to more things. 0k. and i want to expand, and i want to expand the education programme, i want to expand the exhibition programme. i almost want to expand it to the world. mario testino is in demand at least
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as much as the supermodels he photographs, like gigi hadid. she looks as though she has a square meal now and again. but what does testino say about super skinny models on the catwalk? we would have to change the age of the girls, which i think that our business has become much more accepting of any age. i photograph women, girls last so long, you know? kate moss, i'm still photographing her, i'm still photographing naomi campbell. the diet, the exercise, the way we are doing it has changed. but then designers also would have to probably change a little bit how they make their clothes, because often, you can't put them on anybody, you know? it's like they don't fit if you're not of a certain size. having learned his trade and made his name in britain, testino says he's been astonished to photograph its royalfamily. this was harry at 21. perhaps nobody made harry's mother look more relaxed,
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vivacious, then testino, whose images of diana on display in his museum. when you give love, love comes back. and i adore this country. this country changed my life. and i think that the love came back with those photographs, because then the british people knew me, and they are, you know, in their associations. so i see it like that, like... and the good thing is that they can never take them away. i mean, i almost want to cry when i talk about it, because it's emotional, you know, and i don't like to talk about these things because i think i am a photographer. i get asked to come and do an assignment. but i'm not herfriend. i can't... you know, she has her children, her children have to decide everything. i like to be respectful, but of course it's an amazing person that i've been given to have been the one to have documented and made
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it like the way that people remember her. if you fancy yourself a budding testino, but you can't use a camera, don't despair. he can't use a camera either, it turns out. i am completely useless, you know? useless in the kitchen, useless with cameras. useless with cameras?! useless. i mean, like, it's unbelievable. even with the autofocus camera, my assistants sometimes have to take the thing so that it doesn't move around from out of focus. i mean, i'm like, i'm just incapable. but i know when something looks good or not, and how to make it look good. have you tried to do quite outrageous things with your shoots and have the client say, no, it's too much? of course, of course. they're all naked, they're all on fire.
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of course, of course. and they said no? we're selling clothes, it's something i've heard a lot. yes. i'm often taking people's clothes off. but why not? not everybody‘s made well, you know, and when they are, you have to appreciate it. well, we are, luckily, but not everyone is. ah, good luck! thank you so much. mario testino. just before we go, tomorrow morning's front pages. the telegraph, the story about ian paisleyjunior, the mp, the 100,000 gift and brexit, that is sri lanka, prattley, that is the allegation. the financial times, may's brexit strategy hit byjuncker. in the times, britain criticised for delaying help. and a picture of prince george looking nervous before his first day at school in the times,
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minister in firing line over mps' brexit letter. and in the daily mail, as eu insults the british people yet again, don't treat us with contempt. that's it for tonight. we leave you with good news for fans ofjurgen 0tto, aka the peacock spider man. mr 0tto's mission in life is to capture the mating dance of obscure species of australian peacock spider on film and set them all to music. and he has a new release this week. of course it's not quite as good as his masterpiece, which we leave you with — the legendary maratus speciosus. goodnight. dance music with didgeridoo hello. the caribbean is battling three hurricanes so quite a contrast with us where it is very quiet. weather is driven by this area of low pressure which stays close by through the weekend. what that means for us to end the week is that many of us have a windy day and there will be frequent showers blowing from west to east. some showers
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merging together more persistent speu merging together more persistent spell of rain across southern counties of england. at eight o'clock in the morning, showers across western part of scotland, not so across western part of scotland, not so many in the east it certainly a lot of cloud. nowhere is immune from seeing a shower through the date that chance extends down through parts of northern england and ireland. should be some sunshine across the northern parts of wales through the morning with showers never far away. they are already starting across south—west england through the morning, pushing eastwards on the strong breeze. quite gusty near the coast. shower starting to merge to give a more persistent spell of rain across southern counties of england through the date and perhaps even rumble of thunder by the end of the afternoon. as we head further north into northern england, scotland and northern ireland it is a day of sunshine and showers but always a blustery feel in the strong winds. the temperatures will be no great shakes. 15— 19 celsius. if you get any sunshine and shelter it should
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feel pleasant. but there will be frequent showers through the evening. they will start to eu ‘s offer but will never be too far away. potentially cleary slots in between was a slight fresh feeling night. for saturday, yes, another day of sunshine and showers with the difference being that there should be more in the way of dry weather and not quite so many showers. nowhere reliably dry so keep your umbrella handy. temperatures again 15-19 umbrella handy. temperatures again 15— 19 celsius, cool in the breeze but pleasantly warm in the sunshine. on sunday, our highs drawn to what is happening across scotland and ireland, wet and windy weather which will slowly start to sing south across the country on sunday. for the weekend there will be showers that time, sunshine in between, quite cool and windy especially by the end of sunday. i'm sharanjit leyl in singapore, the headlines: hurricane irma barrels
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through the caribbean, leaving a trail of devastation. it's now heading for haiti. rohingya muslims continue to flee the violence in myanmar. more than 150,000 have crossed into bangladesh so far. we've been told a refugee camp has erupted in the field just over here. a p pa re ntly erupted in the field just over here. apparently thousands of people have come here and made camp. i'm kasia madera in london. paolo duterte, the son of the philippines president, denies involvement in a massive
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