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temperatures even dropping here. snow in the north. figures. four degrees in aberdeen. during the third test against south africa. up the ball. across the us to demand stricter gun laws. shooting at a school in florida last month which killed 17 people. washington saw the biggest anti—gun rally for a generation. in north america and around the globe. i'm reged ahmad. australian cricket is rocked by a ball tampering scandal. attack. the captain admits making a "big courage," and died a hero. mistake". the biggest anti—gun in the south of rallies in a france. generation. now on bbc hundreds of thousands of young americans call for change. news, it's dateline
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london. told us to sit down and stay silent, week to turn. welcome to the revolution. himself to save hostages during friday's islamist attack. i'm jane hill. perhaps for successful brexit is trying to stall efforts, to end the war with the talks. taliban. as cities around the world call for action on climate change. hello and welcome. you're watching bbc news.
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here in the uk for daylight savings. in the third test against south africa. condition. it didn't work. the ball. down my
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trousers. of the tampering but said he would not step down as captain. i am not proud of — of what's happened. you know, it is not within the spirit of the game. my integrity, the team's integrity. we spoke about it and saw it as a potential way to get an advantage. potential way to get an advantage. it didn't change the way the ball was bathing or how it looks, so... was bathing or how it looks, so... regretful — regrettable about our actions. phil mercer in sydney. a lot of pressure on the captain
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steve smith there. steve smith there. here has described this as a stand that will never go away. that will never go away. reaction here in australia has been absolutely furious. absolutely furious. moments ago, a panel discussion was considering this issue. considering this issue. realise the enormity of what they have done. have done. that he is embarrassed and he is sorry. sorry. that is provoking a furious reaction from here. from here.
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australia is really one of the top teams in the world? teams in the world? to play its cricket extremely hard with a tough competitive edge. with a tough competitive edge. invariably taken the moral high ground in all of this. ground in all of this. michael clark, talking on commercial television here, earlier. television here, earlier. that this incident of ball temper was disgraceful and are cheating. was disgraceful and are cheating. this is a huge problem for australia's cricket. australia's cricket. it is a national sport in this country. national sport in this country. cricket captain of the australian team. team. to how important cricket is in this country. country.
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cheating will, as we say, create a furious reaction, here. furious reaction, here. give us a sense of why what cameron bancroft it was wrong. bancroft it was wrong. what can you do in cricket and what can't you? do in cricket and what can't you? foreign object to tamper with the ball. —— so—called foreign object. to meet it swing or bathe unpredictability in the air. unpredictability in the air. there are legal ways to do that. are legal ways to do that. and that has been part of cricket for years. has been part of cricket for years. —— move a predictably in the. —— move unpredictably. move unpredictably. to have done is use a foreign object. object.
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side of the ball to make it swing or move unpredictably in the air. move unpredictably in the air. that assembly will you cannot do, using a foreign object. using a foreign object. it is against the laws of cricket. against the laws of cricket. mercer, i'm sure everybody‘s asking what on earth they were thinking. what on earth they were thinking. but will keep people up to date with this as a developed. this as a developed. phil mercer in sydney, thank you very much. the white house and congress back tougher gun laws. in which 17 people died. and in tokyo. here's our north america editorjon sopel in washington. # run, run, run. this was way, way bigger than that. far more significant. what do you
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hope today will achieve? i hope that congress will actually do something about gun laws. stop ignoring us! we should not have guns in schools. like, donald trump is wrong for even trying to give teachers guns at all. and it wasn'tjust in washington. onto the streets in unprecedented numbers. association they have an implacable opponent. it really is the irresistible force meeting the immovable object. # it ain't about how fast i get there... and ariana grande. # know that we're going to be alright. but the headliners were the young people. who had a vision of her own. i have a dream that enough
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is enough. cheering. and that should be a gun—free world — period. from the marjory stoneman douglas school in florida. we will come together. only serve the gun lobby. and we will save lives! we need to arm our teachers. we need to arm them with pencils, pens, paper and the money they need. they need that money! and finally, silence. alarm bleeps. minutes and 20 seconds. for an hour before arrest. fight for
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your lives, before it's someone else's job. cheering. and they may well be. they're not intimidated by the nra, nor cowed by politicians. in a very long time, it no longer seems impossible. jon sopel, bbc news, washington.
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from gun violence. com/news. making the news. district. in the northwest of syria. policeman and injured at least five other people. al—nemr, comes two days before presidential elections. when the attack took place. was jailed on the orders of a spanish judge.
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in connection with the campaign for independence from spain. a new government. the general election earlier this month resulted in a hung parliament. to fill the posts. showed "exceptional courage," and died a hero. in the south of france. three other people were also killed and 16 injured. lucy williamson reports. — arnaud beltrame.
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and friend. he was remembered here too by those who never knew him. another tribute every few minutes. he is a hero for me because he's given his life, for a lot of people. he knew it was dangerous, what he did, but he did it. was a reminder of their daily commitment to protect the people. to the country's would—be attackers, a reminder of the best of france. today, the site of so much drama was a chilled and empty crime scene. and desperate flight.
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up his life in place of others'. giving the operation a vital edge. his brother told french radio that arnaud had died a hero. translation: what he did was beyond the call of duty. he gave his life for strangers. he must have known that he didn't really have a chance. if that doesn't make him a hero, i don't know what would. his mother said she wasn't surprised at what her son had done. "that's the way he lived and the way he worked," she said. "he used to tell me he was just doing hisjob, nothing more". that's not how it feels today. lucy williamson, bbc news, carcassonne. stay with us on bbc news.
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and women's boat races in commanding style. arabs and israelis. i'm so proud of you both. should be excluded from the 1970 competition. chanting.
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gasps from onlookers on fiji. woman: wow! this is bbc news. africa. across the country to call for stricter gun controls. let's stay with that story. let's speak to assistant professor of sociology kevin wozniak. research in us public opinion and gun control.
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support might have changed over the years in the us. years in the us. should be more strict or less strict? strict? a minority of americans said the law should be more strict. should be more strict. elementary school, that number has been rising. been rising. of the public that says these laws should be more strict. should be more strict. highest it has been since about 1994.
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1994. tooting has made a bit of a difference. difference. debated about uncontrolled —— parklands shooting. parklands shooting. restriction on semiautomatic weapons. weapons. what kind of support is there on that? there on that? that is a very divisive question. divisive question. banning the sale and possession of semiautomatic weapons. semiautomatic weapons. that proposal might be quite controversial. might be quite controversial. end, does it really matter what kind of public support there is? of public support there is? in congress to make changes and how popular or how powerful the nra is? correct.
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forward new types of gun control legislation in congress. legislation in congress. hold a favourable opinion of the nra. that is a flip. it used to be a bit the opposite of that. bit the opposite of that. in that state, that feels very different and very new. different and very new.
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gun control legislation for many years now. years now. deeply opposed to the new florida law. law. that the new law is unconstitutional. unconstitutional. parkland shooting and their mobilisation of the survivors. mobilisation of the survivors. that shift develops into any sort of action. action. university of massachusetts, thank you very much for your time. thank you. to end the conflict there. against insurgent groups, including the taliban.
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some flashing images. f—16fighterjets take turns to refuel. radio: nice and stable. still got eyes on them. minutes later... all right. disconnect. .. providing air cover for afghan forces battling insurgent fighters. the conflict even more complicated. by the russians. the number of isis fighters here. degree of support. afghan
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commandos. and capturing a taliban commander. the plan is to double the number of these elite troops. they call these guys the ‘tip of the sphere'. it is theirjob to take the fight to the taliban. troops but they carry out 80% of offensive operations. troops will be fighting are likely to have been armed by russia. to the taliban.
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who join negotiations. but there has been no response yet. peace here even less likely. justin rowlatt, bbc news, afghanistan. that ball tampering incident by the australian cricket team. australian cricket team. this news hasjust come in. hasjust come in. executive of cricket australia, james sutherland, has spoken. james sutherland, has spoken.
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urgent internal investigation to get to the bottom of what happened. to the bottom of what happened. taken about whether the team captain should keep hisjob. should keep hisjob. question being asked about the team's role in this. team's role in this. is that a loss of questions. of questions. we will keep you up—to—date as this story continues. thames. over 19 minutes. john watson was riverside for both. the traditional duel on the thames. under overcast skies, a battle for clea rwater. cambridge started on the south side and soon had the pick of it. calm waters and calm
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heads, building a lead they would never relinquish. cambridge seem to be into a period of dominance. with back—to—back wins for the first time in 19 years. in the men's race match that performance? go! they started strongly. the men's crew demonstrating power and control as they took the lead. the levers to keep them there. cambridge taking the 2018 men's boat race. emphatic victory. today, this stretch of the thames belongs entirely to cambridge. john watson, bbc news.
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together to make a contribution to tackling climate change. tower bridge, and piccadilly circus. in the evening. part in the uk alone. much coming up on bbc world news. good morning. i hate to say it. i don't think winter is ready yet to slink off into the sunset. which means some lighter evenings are with us. you will want the sunshine today to enjoy it.
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of the country. a great afternoon. more of us will see skies like that through the day. that is this area of low pressure. dragging this weather front with it. that is what brought the cloud to england and wales. patchy rain and drizzle. clearer skies following in the wake. the chance of frost around into sunday morning. ice across scotland where we have showers through the night. islands. this is where the weather front lingers. bit of a grey start. some drizzle. that will clear. that will break up. sunny spells coming through. england and wales a better day compared with yesterday. lighter winds. pleasant in the sunshine. isolated showers cannot be ruled out in the north or northern ireland. more especially for the northern half of scotland. pleasant once again. a fine sunday on the way. as we go into the evening, sunset around 7:30pm. the nights are still long enough for the temperatures to drop. blue more widely on the chart to take us
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into monday morning. a much more widespread frost to start the day on monday. away from the towns and city centres. after a frosty start things will turn mild. then a battle begins over the days ahead. we will see atlantic air try to push its way in. these across milder conditions. mainly across southern areas. will make its way back. on monday, the mild air will win out. england, wales. dating from the west through the day. sunshine turning hazy. temperatures at lifting up after that frosty start. still in double figures for many. through overnight into tuesday. it will bring rain to most areas. a bit of snow over the higher ground. in on the northern edge. this is where temperatures will drop to single figures. double figures in the south.
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heavy, thundery showers in the morning. brightness in the afternoon. the same sort of thing on wednesday. by this stage we have more of a north—westerly wind. temperatures even dropping here. there will be outbreaks of rain and hill snow in the north. by wednesday, temperatures back into single figures. four degrees in aberdeen. this is bbc news.
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