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this is bbc news. the headlines: the prime minister has revealed the advice she was given from us president donald trump about brexit. he told me i should sue the eu. sue the eu? not going to negotiation, sue them. theresa may also warned conservative mps they are putting brexit at risk by arguing over her proposals for how the uk will leave the eu. the us president, donald trump, is playing golf again this morning — he will leave scotland later and fly to helsinki for a summit with the russian president. it's the world cup final this afternoon — with france the favourites to win against croatia in moscow later. the wimbledon men's final takes place this afternoon. novak djokovic says he hasn't got "much to lose" when he faces kevin anderson on centre court later. and
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coming up on click this week — it's all about cars. the team talk fi, d—i—y self driving cars and all weather testing. that's in half an hour here on bbc news. theresa may has revealed the advice donald trump has given her on brexit — which was to sue the eu. in an interview on the andrew marr show she also said she still wants to deliver brexit for the uk but has to be ‘hardheaded' about protecting jobs. this comes after she warned conservative mps they are putting brexit at risk if they fail to support her proposals in the commons this week. here's what the prime minister said about that advice from the us president. he tells me i should sue the eu. sue
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the eu, not go into negotiation, sue them. actually... no, no, we're going into negotiations with them. but interestingly, what the president also said at that press conference was, don't walk away. don't walk away from negotiations because then you're stuck. i wanted us because then you're stuck. i wanted us to be able to sit down, to negotiate the best deal for britain. theresa may speaking to andrew marr earlier this morning. earlier i spoke to our political correspondent nick eradley about mrs may's staunch defence of her strategy (tx next) after an unpredictable week in politics, perhaps quite a fitting end with that by the prime minister was given by the president. she's getting advice from him, i don't think she is quite going to take the advice to sue the eu but is also getting a lot of advice at home about what this deal could mean,
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about what this deal could mean, about whether it is the best thing she can achieve and about whether or not she should be trying to negotiate it slightly differently. there are key votes in parliament this week on the issues of trade and customs. she is facing a lot of pressure on them but she really came out fighting in that are some more of what she was saying. there is the european commission's two ideas that they put before us where no good. on the one hand it was what would've been for us a very poor trade deal. and would've kept northern ireland and the customs union, effectively carving northern ireland out in these terms from the uk. that is unacceptable to any government here in the uk. and another hand what they call each a class which would have meant accepting free movement and the customs union. that is unacceptable, thatis customs union. that is unacceptable, that is what people voted against. surveys were that we have an option. we could go for no deal and of course, nobody. it is still possible. but i think the best thing
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for the uk is to have a deal that sets a good relationship with our trading partners in the future. so if we're going to buy something that was in britain's interests, that delivered a referendum was negotiable we had to make what is a compromise but as a positive in terms of the benefits that it gives us. essentially her argument there is this is the best deal on the table. and she has been decided. she's coming out fighting for that plan this morning. the problem is, on the opposition benches you people who think we perhaps need to negotiate a differently, the customs union, a slightly closer relationship with the european union than theresa may is suggesting. but even within her own party there are those who say this is too close. the brexiteers who want her to make a clean break the eu. those boats i was mentioning on monday and tuesday, the big question is what her laxity is do on
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the trade deal, whether they have their own amendments. there are unlikely to pass but whether they can back and unamended trade deal as it stands. we will probably find out more about how will they approaching that in the next few hours. the prime minister was asked by andrew moore, what would happen if that bill did not go through monday. if that trade bill... that trade bill is an important part of our no deal preparations. that trade deals important part of ensuring that were able to maintain trade agreements in the future. if we don't see that trade deal through then something like 40 trade deal through then something like a0 agreements that the eu has won't be able to be continued from the uk leaves the eu for us in the united kingdom. what i'm saying, andrew, is very simple. you might... as you might imagine, on this particular issue of europe, beck said that i have voices from all
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sides. you know, there are thousands of different views that people have about what we should be doing. some people are saying they want to keep us people are saying they want to keep us in the customs union. i say that is not acceptable, that is not for the british people voted for. other saying it would not have the bill at all that would be damaging to our no deal preparations so let us keep our eyes on the prize here. the prize is delivering leaving the european union ina delivering leaving the european union in a way that is in our national interest. to what extent would you say that the prime minister is effectively saying to her colleagues there is no alternative. no bodies, with a better plan. you may not like bits of my plan but in the absence of anything better this is the only option on the table. that is exactly her argument. using that the european union came up with some suggestions, none of them were a cce pta ble suggestions, none of them were acceptable to ours. so here is my proposal. it is the only one on the
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table. before that meeting at chequers her allies in cabinet were s0 chequers her allies in cabinet were so you have to face down your critics. i think that is essentially what she did. a couple of cabinet ministers as a result. david davis and boris johnson of ministers as a result. david davis and borisjohnson of course couldn't stomach what was in it. the question now is the extent to which she is prepared to face down some of her own backbenchers. the likes of mogg and european research group who are deeply unhappy with elements of this. it keeps us far too close to european union and will stifle the uk's ability to do what it wants. after brexit. the key test of that, some of them will come this week, they will probably become after summer. they will probably become after summer. we're not getting away with it after this week. this conversation is going to continue for a long time but you're absolutely right. theresa may is sitting up there today saying, this is the best option on the table. the other ones are not acceptable. we need to stick with this. earlier this morning, breixteerjacob rees—mogg spoke to the sunday politics show
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about what he thought of theresa may's brexit plans... i think that european court of justice will have a role that is effectively the same as it has now over the common rule book which is on the common rule book but the european union will be judged on the common rule book but the european union will bejudged by on the common rule book but the european union will be judged by the european union will be judged by the european court of justice. european union will be judged by the european court ofjustice. if we don't follow it we risk being penalised, which is of that same position in today. parliament could pass an act but following a european union rule. i don't think lines have been respected. some of what she said was very interesting. andrew marr pushed her on when this decision about the common rule book was made. and they decided to do you's. the uk and it seems it came into discussion along time ago but david davis was not told and that is a very strange way to be running government. jacob rees mogg speaking to the sunday politics a little earlier. the ministerfor small business, andrew griffiths, has resigned from government after sending text messages of a sexual nature to two
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female constituents. mr griffiths, mp for burton, and theresa may's chief of staff in opposition between 200a and 2006, told the mirror he was "deeply ashamed". he said his behaviour had caused "untold distress" to his wife and family to whom he "owed everything". president trump heads to helsinki later today where he's due to meet the russian president vladimir putin on monday. mr trump spent a second night at his turnberry resort in ayrshire, and this morning is already out on the golf course. but today — unlike yesterday — there are no protests. let's talk to our correspondent ros atkins who's at turnberry for us now. good afternoon. the weather is not so hot today. it was beautiful yesterday and donald trump enjoyed a sun drenched round of golf in his turnberry golf course. today he's showing his commitment to the spot but he's out there despite the rain that is coming down. and no doubt his
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thoughts, aside from playing a good round, are increasingly turning to russia and vladimir putin elizabeth la key russia and vladimir putin elizabeth lakey will be taking off from here in scotland are heading to helsinki where he is having that summit with vladimir putin. more on that in a moment. it will also speak to katrina renton down on the beach by the golf course to hear if any protesters have shown up. before we do that, though, here she is on how scottish protesters have been making themselves heard. he has described it as magical, incredible. this is the first time donald trump has played his course at turnberry since he became president of the united states of america. but not everyone was pleased to see him. some protesters came to the beach at turnberry, telling mr trump he was not welcome at his own resort. i would much prefer to be doing a hill walk on arran, but i think when something like this happens, you have to turn up and be counted. yesterday, there were protests around the country. police estimate 9000 came to the carnival of resistance in edinburgh, while on his other golf course in aberdeenshire, a number gathered.
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hello, glasgow! cheering. the first minister, nicola sturgeon, did not meet president trump. she led the pride march in glasgow. the trump estate provides jobs in the village and has poured millions of pounds into the local economy. john furlong livesjust along the road from trump turnberry. he says his neighbour should be made to feel welcome. i thinkjust normal, scottish, british good manners, we should welcome him. he was invited here. he didn'tjust decide to come. a visit from the president of the united states was never going to be low key. the security, roadblocks and checkpoints will all soon be cleared as donald trump heads off to helsinki later today. catriona renton, bbc news, turnberry. we know at the moment the president
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is still on the course other in front of his hotel behind me a number of big black security vehicles have appeared. so a bit of activity. so a bit of activity. let's now talk to catriona renton about that arrest. . that is more news has broken in the last hour. please god and have arrested a 55—year—old man in connection with the paragliding incident which happened in front of the trump tower turnberry hoteljust about 20 minutes after the president
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and his wife had arrived here. they just got here, they were up on the terrace at the hotel chatting with the entourage when, and we the front of the hotel filming this, when a paraglider came into shot. that power paraglider had a greenpeace logo on it and it circled around the hotel around about three times before it went away. now, the president was taken of course into the hotel but this did raise a very serious question about the breach of security. there is a no—fly zone here at the moment. while the president is here. clearly that does not apply to the trump bambi helicopter but there is a no—fly zone here at the moment while the president is in residence at the turnberry hotel. now, you will see there is a heavy police presence around is just now that is because the president is still out here playing on his love it course. that
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isa playing on his love it course. that is a championship course here at turnberry that he opened in 2016. so he is still out here just now. we would wonder if he squeezed in a random golf before he headed to helsinki and indeed, he has. thank you. let's turn to the summit that he will be having with vladimir putin tomorrow in helsinki. i've been talking to the former us ambassador to russia, william courtney. to hear his expectations of how that might go. well, it will be important for the white house to have a summit that has some concrete achievements. the summit with kim jong un that has some concrete achievements. the summit with kimjong un did not have concrete achievements, just a very generaljoint statement. but two weeks later, the north koreans we re two weeks later, the north koreans were accusing the secretary of state. so it is not clear that the summit has made as much progress as president trump at home. this time there needs to be some concrete achievements. and what might those concrete
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achievements look like, in your opinion? at the first ronald reagan gorbachev summit after a period of tense relations, the two presents talked about nuclear arms big issues. but the actual concrete achievements we re the actual concrete achievements were on more low key issues. exchanges of people, peopled people exchanges, educational, cultural. opening new consulates so it probably would be prudent for the white house to pursue some low—key concrete conference just to be sure there are some. it is quite hard, isn't it, to view how president trump views russia in advance of nato? you call nato members delinquents in relation to their spending. he gave attentively to the sun newspaper in which she undercuts theresa may pozner planned for brexit but he has not been so
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outspoken about vladimir putin were about russia in the build—up to the summit. for a long time he said he would like to have a good relationship with vladimir putin but if you look at actual us foreign policy, us policy has been pretty consistent through the years. for example, president trump did sign onto the nato communique which is a pretty tough line which was tough language with regard to russia. he signed congressionally sanctions. he has approved the supply of us missiles to ukraine. us policy with regard to russia has been pretty them and remain so. as you can see from these pictures, spotting president trump on the golf particularly difficult because he travels through the round in a
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convoy of golf cart with security people accompanying him, a caddie as well. and of course, playing partners. each is wrapping up the front of goal. presumably he will have a bite to eat back at the turnberry hotel and then he's off to the airport to fly to helsinki for this much anticipated meeting with bird mia putin. mr putin has got the world cup final to worry about first but come monday the two of them will be holding a joint press conference and the whole world is going to be watching that. thank you very much. the prime minister has revealed that us president donald trump advised her to ‘sue the eu' in order to achieve brexit. the us president, donald trump, will leave scotland later today and fly to helsinki for a summit with the russian president vladimir putin. the ministerfor small business — and theresa may's former chief of staff — andrew griffiths, resigns from the government after sending texts of a sexual nature to two female constituents. sport and for a full round up, from the bbc
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sport centre. the eyes of the sporting world will be on moscow in a little under four hours' time is banned in croatia ta kes hours' time is banned in croatia takes the field in the world cup final. it is the third time the french have been in the final in the last 20 years. they beat belgium in the semis. this play was at the heart of the 1998 when and is confident of a repeat. i have confidence in france because i think it was a big team, big tournament for us. step—by—step. the tea m tournament for us. step—by—step. the team grow up together, it is very important. i have a big respect for the team. after 2010, the french important. i have a big respect for the tearr it \fter 2010, the french important. i have a big respect for the tearr it was 2010, the french important. i have a big respect for the tearr it was very, , the french important. i have a big respect for the tearr it was very, very french important. i have a big respect for the tearr it was very, very bad. :h you can win the
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eight years after, you can win the world cup. it is a very important for the french football. very important. sorry to put you through this will give croatia, the lowest ranked team to reach cup final and the second smallest in terms of population, beat england to get here. the manager said his last words to the team will be to go out and and have a good time. there is coverage from three. with obama becoming him but england pozner players are. they left the training base a few hours ago under due to fly into birmingham airport later this afternoon. other became a shot, beaten by yesterday and finishing fourth, it does represent their best finish since italy. and s0 their best finish since italy. and so to wimbledon. a sun soaked wool fortnight comes to an end today. three brits in the finals. it is the men's singles final attracting the most interest. a few weeks ago no one would have thought this would be the line—up.
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perhaps not the line—up we were expecting. i guess, though, ben, does still have something rate of the appeal with novak djokovic into the appeal with novak djokovic into the final. one of those so—called big four but no rafael nadal, roger federer or randy murray this year. surprisingly djokovic has got their bearing in has not won a title in over a year following battles with form and fitness and as we know we can doa form and fitness and as we know we can do a real tough work—out in the semifinals, didn't he? that semifinals, didn't he? that semifinal straddling two days before eventually coming past old foe rafaela eventually coming past old foe rafa ela ta o eventually coming past old foe rafaela tao in five gruelling sets. you wonder how tired he will be feeling as for kevin anderson, of course. as we know, he came through a gruelling five sets against roger federer in the quarterfinals before them coming through that six and half hour marathon match against john is now before eventually prevailing 26 games to 2a in that fifth and final set. you wonder if exhaustion will play a part for both players. a little bit later on. as
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we know, kerber won herfirst what wimbledon title in the ladies singles yesterday, upsetting serena williams was much talked about and who could have gone on and equalled margaret court's record of 2a grand slams. it was not to be at one that w011 slams. it was not to be at one that won her third grand slam title. hugely impressive as she came through in straight yesterday out on centre court sinking journeys with delight as she finally got her hands on the dean this rose water dish. well, as we know, there is still some british interest. unfortunately no success in the women's wheelchair doubles. the british player alongside a german player, they lost. there could be further success , lost. there could be further success, though, with jamie murray and partner in action in the mixed doubles lookout forjack draper who is playing in a boy singles. it
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could become the first briton to win the boys singles here in wimbledon and 56 years of fingers crossed that will be pretty success to talk about a little bit later. thank you very much indeed. before we go stage nine of the tour de france, it is already claimed were the favourites as well. ritchie port could be out of the race. updates on the bbc sport website. i will have more for you in the next hour. police in wiltshire are continuing their search for evidence after the poisoning of a couple with the nerve agent novichok. dawn sturgess died after she and her partner charlie rowley were exposed to the chemical last month. detectives say more than a00 items have been recovered so far. our correspondent keith doyle is outside salisbury district hospital for us now. to become an update on charlie rowley‘s condition? well, this is where charlie roby is being treated. salisbury district hospital, and the hospital said that there has been no significant change in his condition
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which has been for the last few days described as serious but stable. i have spoken to a member of his family this morning who said that they have spoken to charlie to talk but he is obviously coming to terms with the death of his partner, don stu rg ess with the death of his partner, don sturgess and all that entails. the police in giving us details about the investigation and the scale of this investigation which of course is now a murder investigation. they describe the search process in their words as one of the most complex and difficult that uk policing has ever faced. we do know that they found and recovered a bottle in amesbury at the home of charlie rowley on friday. they do believe that is the source of the nerve agent and that is obviously a huge boost to their investigation. researchers are continuing. they've said that they have collected around a00 items and those items include swabs and samples. and they have said that a
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significant number of these may be contaminated. that is obviously quite worrying. they're saying that the searchers that are going on at various locations could go on for weeks and months, even. these are very meticulous searchers. the volunteer police and scientists that are taking part in the searchers, they have to wear protective equipment that takes a0 minutes to put this equipment on. they're working with limited visibility, limited movement in this searing heat. it can get up to a0 degrees inside the sterile tenth of their working in. and of course they have to make sure that there is no cross contamination and make sure they are protected as well. it takes another a0 minutes to take this protective equipment off so it is a huge, complex investigation. it is going to cover a wide area. discovering a wide area and it will go on for some time and it is, as i say, a very, very complex operation. keith doyle, thank you very much. so let's pick up on that
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croatia—france world cup final this afternoon. france are the favourites of course but croatia have defied expectations so far. our correspondent guy de launey is in zagreb in croatia as the excitement there mounts. well, think this is a rainy square at the moment. this is the main square here and has pouring down all day. guess what. the brain is due to stop just before kick—off so the organisers reckon there will be about 100,000 people over here. they're letting off firecrackers and flowers a nd they're letting off firecrackers and flowers and of course in this gloomy weather you can see the red flares very well indeed but i think the morning newspaper says it all. this is what came this morning. a special edition. there is a picture of a player looking delighted to have
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scored the winning goal against england and the headline says, croatian sons were for you. it is a croatian sons were for you. it is a croatian equivalent of england expects. i think the expectations here are very highly. this is not a country which is thinking that their tea m country which is thinking that their team is going into the world cup finals underdogs, no matter that they had a population of four million and france has one of more than ten times that. if you look at the talent of their players they are saying that they have a contender for the best player in the world this year. they are expecting their players to perform to their maximum. and it would mean a lot of the people of this country because it has gone through very hard times over the past few years, the economy has been very sluggish. hundreds of thousands of people left croatia since itjoined the european union yea rs since itjoined the european union years ago to go and find work in other countries including the country's young people. winning the world cup run of a lot of these
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people. it is not about a game of football it is a boost to the national morale and we saw that spent 20 years ago when croatia got to the semifinal against france. they're in the final against the same opposition. so it is a chance to get one over on france for what happened 20 years ago but most importantly is as a chance for people, for all of them and the a million people of grey should have something to cheerfor at million people of grey should have something to cheer for at least for a little while. enjoy the party this afternoon we will check in with you later. let's have a look and the weather prospects are better here. good afternoon. it is the perfect afternoon. it is the perfect afternoon for heading down to the beach for many across england and wales. keep the blue sky and sunshine but the weather front is bringing some rain through northern ireland in north—west scotland, albeit fairly light and patchy. beast in scotland and the borders will keep some sun through much of the day. for this outfit is a
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beautiful afternoon a few like it hot, dry and sunny. temperatures responding at 28 to 30 degrees. fresh conditions behind that weather front and that marks a slow but su btle front and that marks a slow but subtle change in the weather story as you subtle change in the weather story as you move subtle change in the weather story as you move into the week. it will wea ken as you move into the week. it will wea ke n of as you move into the week. it will weaken of us would push eastwards. a band of showers perhaps turning thundery. the header that it stays warm for monday morning. and it is somewhat fresher. we start a new wea ken somewhat fresher. we start a new weaken the case sunny spells and a scattering of showers. less hot but, as we go towards the end of the week, there is a possibility of more significant rain across the country. take care. this is bbc news, the headlines. the prime minister warns conservative mps they are putting brexit at risk by arguing over proposals for how the uk believe the eu. if we're going to find something that is in
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britain's interests and negotiable we had to make what is a compromise but is positive in terms of the benefits it us president donald trump has been playing golf again and will leave scotla nd playing golf again and will leave scotland later this afternoon for a summit with the russian president. minister for small business andrew griffiths has resigned from the government after text in two female constituents. france are the favourites in the world cup final this afternoon to wind against croatia in moscow. and novak djokovic says he hasn't got much to lose when he faces kevin anderson on court today in the wimbledon men's final. those are the headlines, more than a few minutes' time, but no time for correct. —— click. formula 1 has been at the cutting
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edge of technology and design since its creation in 19a6. welcome to the pits. every year teams compete fiercely to outdo each other in aerodynamics, data communication and materials, all with one aim. to make their cars go really, really fast. and they do a really good job of making them that as we are finding out here at the austrian grand prix. lewis hamilton's ride. what is even more impressive is that this whole show is permanently on the road with car, teams, engineers and scientists moving from country to country and track to track.
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now these are the most expensive motor homes i've ever seen. each one of these is a lorry and theyjust drive them to the next formula 1, stick them together, zip, zip, zip and that is ferrari's office. and ahead of the base here in spielberg austria the cars are being prepped, tweaked and tested around the clock. mercedes are the current world champions and, like every other team here, they spend millions on their car and developing the technology that will hopefully win them the race. but what you see at any grand prix is just the tip of the iceberg. it takes hundreds of people to develop the technology. so we went to mercedes hq to find out what really goes into winning a race. away from the track, the people, the planning, the preparation and the precision are pivotal. hi, i'm from the bbc.
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hello. can ijust put a security sticker on your phone? of course, no problem. so we are allowed to film here, but i mustn't take any pictures on my own. there is clearly a lot at stake here, so it is no surprise that formula 1 is notoriously secretive. but today we have got some behind the scenes access. this business is big bucks and millimetres and milliseconds matter. this is chassis numberfive, last year's winning car. in fact it hasn't even been cleaned since its last race in abu dhabi. but the thing that is most striking standing next to it is the amount of detail there is everywhere throughout the car and after each race, if there is something they are not happy with, it will be perfected.
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this was a winning car last year so it has been very successful but you are obviously not happy with it because you are working on a new one. so what do you think needs to be improved? we are never happy with it, as you say. this is lewis's, from last year. it was the first car we made on the back of a really big regulation change. we worked really hard on all those little small bits you see around the car, which are all the aerodynamic bits and pieces. it into to be made up of lots of little small bits. yeah, every little bit at a job and we put it in and each one is about optimising the airflow around the car. but we are not happy with a little bit here because we focus on so much on that week now need to do a lot on the packaging to make it much tighter. the tighter you get it the better you can get the aerodynamics around the car. on top of that as well we think we can do improvements around the cooling. those big black ducts around the side is where the echoes in to cool the engine. we think we can do some do some improvement around that area as well for next year. well, there is so much money at stake here. how much does it cost to create a car like this?
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from the beginning of the process, all the way through, what sort of figure would you put on that? well i can't tell you the exact figure but what i can tell you is it is in the millions. are we talking tens of millions? tens of millions, yes. tens of millions? over 50 million? close. crikey, i wouldn't want to pay the insurance premium on that! the operation he goes way beyond the car itself though. welcome to the base support room. when the race is actually an 16 members of the team are allowed to be at the track. so this provides the opportunity for more people to be looking at the data and making sure that vital advice can be provided. on the screens they will be looking at a feed from the race. they will also be looking at feeds from within the driver's cars, plus all the vital data they want to act on. and if they want to communicate then they simply do it through a pair of these. lap times, gps data, everything can be tracked and analysed here where 5000 different data points are being assessed.
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information from races in europe taking just 0.1 of a second to reach here or 0.a of the data is coming from australia. meanwhile this lot are busy practising at speed. over 250 of these trials take place ahead of the season. they make it look easy but inevitably it is not, as i can tell you first hand. oh, no! it is meant to be so quick but i clearly wasn't. meanwhile... living life in the fast lane. thank you, lara. and by the way, this is how you really do it. this year mercedes has got its pit stop down to an incredible 1.85 seconds. now that is quicker than it takes to say 1.85 seconds! it's a finely tuned operation and the engineers practice over and over in the days before each race. it is a bit of a ballet and the ergonomics are quite important because we are speaking of 20—odd people around the car, trying to do a job in two seconds. and if you start banging into people then you lose half a second or a second and then the strategist can't get their numbers right and then you don't get the position you need. the human element to this ultrafast manoeuvre is accompanied by technology, individually developed by each team. even the hydraulically powered wheel
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guns are a closely guarded secret. i hear they are quite expensive. they are expensive and they are under an awful lot of pressure so we are changing the internals a great deal. do i hear about £30,000 each? i wouldn't know the exact cost but that sounds quite low to me. we're going into mercedes garage now. keeping the pit crew safe is of utmost importance. these lights for example let the crew know if the cards have become electrified, stopping them from getting more than a nasty shock. and then there is what goes into the car. more specifically, what comes out of the cars, which is monitored by track—side labs and high and scientific equipment. between every session the cards are given the equivalent of a blood test. the oil and the fuel is taken to see if it is contaminated and that might give you a clue as to the state of the engine. and that is done in the fuel lab.
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the oil is put into a spectrometer which tests for different metals in the fluid. the amount of a specific metal present will depend on a particular part of the engine is grading too quickly. yes, these may be some of the most skilful drivers in the world but i wonder if even they would struggle with driving ford have built the facility to see how its popular models fear against the most extreme conditions on air. from altitude, high heat and humidity, snow and hurricane strength winds and driving rain.
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there are three wind tunnels. strength winds and driving rain. there are three wind tunnelslj pretty much control this facility and conduct the tests. we have centres for relative humidity, solar simulation, the temperature and for the ear speed, which is measured through differential pressure. first we are going to see what it might be like to drive the car in a ra i nfo rest. like to drive the car in a rainforest. it gets up to 55 degrees in this room and the humidity can go to 95%. this is one of four temperature controlled test chambers with birdsong and fake palm trees to simulate a tropical environment. it is baking in there! that is so hot! from extreme heat to extreme cold,. oh, that is the snow room. these doors are really heavy. it's about —17 degrees in here right now. but the temperature can be set to go
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as low as —30 degrees. this is impressive! it is testing the weight of the snow on the car. because this is actually a realistic situation in some parts of the world, to get a big snow boulder on the... mirror! next we're going to see how cars are tested in hurricane conditions. we have climatic wind tunnels so we always control the wind speed to simulate that the car is actually moving on the roads. so it is actually 156 km wind out there now. it can go up to 160 kilometres an hour. it is testing the automatic function of the windscreen wipers. whether or not there is an equal amount of time going between each blade. the tunnel doesn't just test the rain and wind but also the effect the sun as on the car in extreme conditions. it is set up with 28 spotlights a000 watt bulbs to mimic sunlight. the solar system is always interesting when it comes to heat that affects our power train and performance. that really looks like being outside in the bright sunlight.
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it pretty much brightens my day every time i can use it! the ability to test cars at high altitude while also similar thing challenging weather conditions is the unique feature of the test centre. they can reach types of 5,200 metres, as high as mode of arrest‘s north base camp. engineers even have to take breaks when they are finished working in this tunnel. more than half of our vehicles are sold in markets with altitudes of more than 1000 metres. we can also simulate here pulling a trailer up the hill on a different altitude level. testing the power train regarding what is happening in terms of temperature, how that is developing and making sure that the car is safe. well, we have seen everything here and i for 1am looking forward to getting back to some nice british weather. that wasjen.
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and that is it from the austrian grand prix. i hope you have found it as thrilling and strange as i have. you can see a lot more photos up on twitter. thank you very much for watching and we will see you soon. good afternoon. theresa may has revealed president trump's advice to heart on brexit was to sue the european rain and said of negotiating. the prime minister made the disclosure as she defended the plan for the deal with the eu. it has been widely criticised by members of own party. leading brexit ear backbencherjacob riis mont said the comments revealed theresa may was still a remainder. teeing off this morning, president trump catching a quick round of golf on the last day of his uk visit. it began of him warning
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a post brexit trade deal could be off the table. he revealed he cheered his own strategy with the prime minister. i gave him a suggestion. i can really understand why she thought it was a little bit tough. and today be found at what that suggestion was. he told me i should sue the eu. we are going into negotiations. the prime minister is getting advice at home as well. some believe we should stay closer to the eu, others that we need a clear break and ahead of votes in parliament she had this morning. some people are saying they want to vote to keep the customs rain but i say that is not acceptable and that is not what the british people voted for. others say perhaps we cannot have the bill at all and that will be damaging to our no deal preparation so let's just be damaging to our no deal preparation so let'sjust keep our eyes on the prize. the prize is
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delivering leaving the european rain ina way delivering leaving the european rain in a way that is in our national interests. at chequers, the prime minister's country retreat, the idea was to feature planned the country could rally around but it has left some conservatives very unhappy. they don't want to kill key brexit legislation this week but the government unfortunately believes that brexit is not a good thing in itself. it seems that has to be tempered with non—brexit. it is enormously positive and a huge opportunity and i am afraid the prime minister does not see that and it is why i think she is a remainder who has remained a remainder. the bottom line is it is in a complete mist and here we are just weeks away from trying to get some kind of deal and it doesn't seem to be coalescing around anything whatsoever of any significance. the uk's brexit plan has always been hazy but as it becomes clear, many questions
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remain. donald trump is ending his time at the uk before flying to helsinki later today to meet president vladimir putin. our correspondence is at turnberry. he will depart leaving a certain amount of diplomatic chaos on his way, first at brussels then in london. what can we expect out of the meeting in helsinki. consternation, confusion and chaos from president trump's visit to brussels and the united kingdom but for the white house it was to a certain extent the warm up act before the main event, this meeting with the russian leader. the questions asked in the united states are how tough will donald trump be on vladimir putin, particularly because we have seen more russians invited in connection with alleged meddling. —— indicted. the president has given an interview
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with cbs news trying to lower expectations and play down what he is trying to achieve. for the united kingdom one of the key questions is the nerve agent poisoning in wiltshire which has been blamed on russia by the uk government. well here is that? donald trump in the interview was also asked whether he would raise the possibility of asking for the russians to be sent, extradited to the united states. he said it hadn't occurred to him and that only some people. a government minister has resigned for sending sexual texts to two female constituents. it is reported andrew griffiths was minister for small businesses sent more than 2000 m essa 9 es businesses sent more than 2000 m essa g es to businesses sent more than 2000 messages to the women. he says he is deeply ashamed and seeking professional help. troubled train operator go via thameslink is introducing its third major timetable change in two months.
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passengers have suffered severe disruption after an overhaul of the schedule in me. one of the biggest car—buying groups in britain says more than half of its vehicles will be electric by 2025. the british vehicle rental association wants to increase its fleet of electric cars to three quarters of a million. our business correspondence explains. noxious gases coming out of car could soon be a thing of the past. one of the biggest fleet buyers in the uk says it is switching to low 01’ the uk says it is switching to low or zero emissions vehicles. the british vehicle and rental leasing association is responsible for one in five vans as well as one in every eight cars on our roads and its members have pledged to turn most of their fleets into plug—in members have pledged to turn most of theirfleets into plug—in vehicles by 2025. 815 fold increase in seven yea rs by 2025. 815 fold increase in seven years from 50 to 720,000 vehicles, but it still needs a permit action.
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this is about a government helping these businesses to invest. it needs infrastructure for electric vehicles but most of all support in terms of the tax regime. the government says its roads to zero strategy will help ensure the uk remains a world leader for investment in and uptake of zero emissions technologies. at the moment they arejust emissions technologies. at the moment they are just under 200,000 plug—in vehicles on uk roads but as the taxes and charges made on diesel vehicles the number of plug—in cards has gone up and multiplied rapidly. football may not be coming home although the england team is later today but whilst they travel back to the uk the big match will be taking place in moscow between france and croatia. our correspondence is at the stadium now. high expectations for this match. this has been a tournament that has
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thrilled and delighted in equal measure for the last four weeks. some big shocks and upsets along the way but france and croatia will take to this pitch to see who will be world champions. we have been written about in moscow this morning to see some the fans, not many french fans in evidence, but here are some of the ones we dead meat. it is wonderful. so beautiful photos. we are crazy. we sought... sold everything to get here. we are supporting france today. we are english and croatia beat we have to go for france. a global event and this is the venue for it but this study awaits the winner, croatia have had quite a difficult path they get here, three games going into extra time with france outclassing the likes of uruguay, argentina and
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belgium in making it to this point. everything is ready for the world cup final here in moscow later today. meanwhile, the wimbledon‘s men's finalise south african kevin anderson takes on novak djokovic, after the exhausting semifinal contests both men had to endure. a corresponding to that wimbledon. two finally matched players but they haven't half had to fight for it to get into this final. a final which contains no roger federer, roughly on adult or andy murray. the presence of one former champion in novak djokovic does give this final isafamiliar novak djokovic does give this final is a familiar feel when you consider at least one of the so—called big four have contested the last 15 men's singles finals. novak djokovic is there, impressive when you consider he hasn't actually won a
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title in over a year following a battle with form and fitness, but the fact he is there you wouldn't bet against him winning today. kevin anderson, the fact he is yet equally impressive when you consider he had to combat roger federer in the quarterfinals. after the marathon match againstjohn asner, the fifth decisive set 26—2a. we hope we will have some british success later with jamie murray alongside victoria aza renka jamie murray alongside victoria azarenka in the final of the mixed doubles, and look out forjack the ripper as well who could win the boys singles final becoming the first briton to win that in 56 yea rs. first briton to win that in 56 years. something to look forward to. that's it from others, you can see more from us throughout the afternoon on the bbc news channel. the next news on bbc one is at 6:35 p:m., good afternoon. it is another glorious summer day
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for most of us but not all, so let's ta ke for most of us but not all, so let's take a look at where we have seen some beautiful weather so far. glorious across devon but this is pretty indicative of much of england and wales, further north and west, the crowd gathers and the rain has arrived as you can see in the highlands and this weather front continues to bring some wet weather across the west of scotland and northern ireland today. it will introduce fresh conditions today, high pressure the dominant feature, hot and dry and sunny, some of the rain has been heavy at times and we start to see it moving for the least, we are not expecting too much across eastern scotland, then into the borders, perhaps just across eastern scotland, then into the borders, perhapsjust clothing over as they go through the day. though maybe a little more cloud
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into north—west england but elsewhere, like south—westerly breeze, the temperature to soar and in fact we are likely to see highs of 30 celsius plus in the south—east corner. fresher behind the front, 17-20 the corner. fresher behind the front, 17—20 the maximum. if you're heading for centre court action this afternoon, it looks as though it is going to be a hot one, it could be the hottest men's final day for a couple of decades at least, and that means as we go through the night, we still keep that warmth, although the temperature falls away, where not one to fall far across england and wales. the weather front continues to be she starts and a weak affair with show the and behind its conditions continuing. that'll be the story into monday, some sunshine around for western scotland and northern ireland. the front will bring a few scattered and possibly thundery showers as it bops into the warm here but still hot and humid
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across much of eastern and south east england, again we're likely to see the temperature into the high 20s. eventually that front pushes through and that will be welcome news, if it has been too hot for you of late. we not expecting much in the way of significant rain across central and southern areas. a good deal of fine weather sets in behind, like twins and sunny spells but the temperature in the high trains or low 20s in the next few days. this is bbc news. the headlines. the prime minister has revealed the advice she was given from us president donald trump about brexit. he told me i should sue the eu. sued the eu? sue the eu. not going to negotiation, sue them. we're going into negotiations with them. we're going into negotiations with them. theresa may also warned conservative mps they are putting brexit at risk by arguing over her proposals for how the uk will leave the eu. the us president, donald trump,
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is playing golf again this morning — he will leave scotland later and fly to helsinki for a summit with the russian president. the ministerfor small business, andrew griffiths, has resigned from the government after sending texts of a sexual nature to two female constituents.
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