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but across the hey at watergate bay is but across the bay at watergate bay is where the music and camping were meant to be taking place and that is perched on a cliff. the met office this weekend have issued warnings about storms and rain and strong wind and they say it is just too dangerous to have people camping on the cliff. yesterday the organisers, police and met office had meetings to decide what to do and say they had not made the decision lightly. they had to turn away 30,000 people but they may decision at 11 o'clock last night and people are disappointed because they had already made the journey year and then had to go straight home. so many disappointed people here but the surfing side of it is still open. thejudges are the surfing side of it is still open. the judges are watching over there but unless you have somewhere to stay the advice is to please stay away. and we have live updates online about the cancellation of that festival and all the latest
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travel and weather. we have unusual wet and windy weather on the way starting on thursday night and into friday where we have rain pushing right the way gci’oss we have rain pushing right the way across the country from the south—west. that will be followed by heavy and thundery showers and the wind starts to pick up. the strongest winds across england and wales on saturday. that could impact other outdoor events and possibly some travel disruption as well. it is due to that developing area of low pressure and at the moment we still have low pressure that we've had in the past few days bringing a mixture of sunshine and showers. the cloud is looking a bit more threatening so we could have showers
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anyway. most of the showers in northern ireland and scotland, heavy in the east. again in the sunshine feeling warm enough for the time of year at around the low 20s. any showers will decay for many areas this evening, keeping going for longer into the night across scotland. temperatures overnight giving away 211 or 12 degrees. for many places tomorrow it will be a dry day with some sunshine. a few showers for northern ireland and across scotland but not as heavy as today. southern parts of england clouding over to the day and some spots of rain through the afternoon. the taste of things to come. but temperatures higher than today. things go downhill during the evening and overnight, the low pressure arrives and these weather fronts sweep rain north and east across the whole of the country and that could be heavy at times. the west of the main should move slowly north to come to west across
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northern scotland and then we get some sunshine but also some heavy and thundery showers arriving across many western parts of the uk. further east it should be somewhat drier but the wind is picking up and we could have some gales towards the south—west. the best temperatures where it is drier in the afternoon for eastern parts of england. that same low for eastern parts of england. that same low pressure for eastern parts of england. that same low pressure is still with us for the start of the weekend and heading north across the uk. we still have showers or longer spells of rainfor still have showers or longer spells of rain for northern areas and those could be heavy and thundery. but for england and wales windy once again, gales through the english channel and the bristol channel and the temperature is likely to be in the lower 20s. that is all, we
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good afternoon. you're watching bbc news, i'm olly foster at the bbc sport centre. the premier league transfer window closes at 5:00 tomorrow afternoon. lots of speculation as to who's going where. it doesn't look as though. tottenham's christian eriksen will be moving to manchester united. the dane has expressed a desire to leave spurs but united have halted transfer talks with him, he's believed to favour a move to spain. christian eriksen said at the start of the summer he wanted another challenge. manchester united are basically trying to find out whether or not that challenge could involve him coming to old trafford. they are now backing away from those talks because they have come to the conclusion that if christian eriksen does leave tottenham, and that is not certain, he would prefer to go to real madrid probably or possibly
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barcelona. spurs and united are reportedly chasing a loan move for the former liverpool midfielder phillipe coutinho. the brazilian has been told he can leave his current club barcelona. he moved in january he moved injanuary last year but has fallen down the pecking order with the spanish champion spending heavily on new talent this summer. the transfer coup of the window would be paolo dybala joining spurs, they have reportedly had a bid accepted for the juventus forward but his wage demands and complications over image rights may scupper any deal. romelu lukaku is keen on a move to italy. he's been fined by manchester united for missing training. he's training with a youth team at his former club anderlecht in belgium, with inter milan and juventus keen on the striker. you can follow other transfer news as it happens over the next 2a hours
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on the bbc website. the live text service and the latest from a bit coming from everton for alex iwobi. a bid that has been rejected. the former arsenal captain laurent kocielny has angered many of the club's fans and former players, who have called him disrespectful following his departure for bordeaux. koscielny signed for the french side yesterday and this is how the club announced the news on twitter, with the former france international taking off his arsenal shirt to reveal a bordeaux one. and this is what arsenal legend ian wright thought about that — he thinks koscielny should be ashamed of how he's treated a club who've looked after him for almost a decade. remember the frenchman refused to go on a pre—season tour to the us as he forced a move. jofra archer's given england a big boost ahead of the second ashes test at lords next week. he looks to have recovered from a side strain that saw him
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miss the first test. he took six wickets, and then went on to score a century for the sussex second team yesterday. it's a timely return withjimmy anderson ruled out next week because of a calf injury. and mickey arthur, who has been tipped to take over as england head coach when trevor bayliss leaves after the ashes series, is leaving his role with pakistan. he's been in charge for the last three years but his contract isn't being renewed. former world champ carl frampton has been talking about the freak accident that saw him break a bone in his hand and call off a fight next weeeknd. he says was lucky to escape a more serious injury a free standing pillar in his philadeldia hotel fell on his hand. i was feeling sorry for myself, but right now i am angry. why has this happened? not angry,
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right now i am angry. why has this happened? notangry, it right now i am angry. why has this happened? not angry, it was accidental obviously, somebodyjust nudged into it. but why are things that size in a hotel lobby and not screwed into the floor. i have lost a purse, lost potentially shot up the world title and i have lost possibly 12 weeks away from my wife and kids. i am angry now, more than anything. that's all the sport now, we will have more after 2pm. i amjane hill, let's ta ke have more after 2pm. i amjane hill, let's take a look at a few other stories. we will start with brexit. there's still a lot to sort out on brexit, more than three years after uk voters decided to leave the european union, and less than three months before the 31st october. it means more independence for british business — but it's clear there'll be quite a price to pay on both sides. here's our brussels
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reporter adam fleming. here's what the eu thinks about the idea of the uk leaving without a deal on october the 31st. the eu's view is that no deal will hurt you more than it will hurt us and they point to plenty of studies to back that up. take one published this summer by a university in belgium, which found the eu would lose 1.2 millionjobs and the uk about half a million. now the eu number is bigger but the eu is bigger, so as a percentage, it's actually smaller. the uk is also pledging to eliminate most of the import taxes on goods coming into the uk, known as tariffs. that means european firms do not have to worry about their products overnight becoming more expensive. the same is not true
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in the other direction. the eu thinks it's prepared, it has passed european wide legislation that will apply for a temporary period insect is that it really cares about like aviation, road haulage and some financial services. and the countries that will be particularly effective particularly affected because they have a very close trading relationship with the uk like france, belgium, the netherlands and ireland have spent money on new facilities and hired hundreds and hundreds of new customs officers. but there is a niggling feeling round here that european businesses haven't done quite enough to get ready. the other 27 countries also reckoned that the uk will be back at the negotiating table pretty quickly, even if there is a no—deal brexit. the uk will want a free trade agreement with its biggest, nearest economic neighbour, the thinking goes. but the eu will only start talking if the uk makes pledges on the rights of citizens, its financial obligations
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and the irish border. although it hasn't worked out how those talks would actually work, how they'd look and what it would feel like. president trump will visit el paso in texas in a few hours' time, four days after 22 people were killed by a gunman at a shopping mall. he will also travel to dayton, ohio, where just 13 hours later, 9 people were shot dead outside a bar. our north america correspondent peter bowes reports. at times like this, they call the president the "consoler in chief". like his predecessors, mr trump will visit american cities dealing with the aftermath of another mass shooting. the first stop will be dayton
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in ohio, where a gunman shot into a crowd of people enjoying a night out. the president is likely to receive a mixed reception. his rhetoric has been painful for many in our community and i think the people should stand up and say they are not happy, if they are not happy that he is coming. investigators in dayton say they've discovered clues that suggest the suspect, who was shot dead by police, may have been motivated by violent ideologies. the individual had a history of obsession with violent ideations to include mass shootings and had expressed a desire to commit mass shooting. subsequent material has revealed an orientation towards violent ideologies which elevate this case to one of federal interest. across the country in gilroy, in northern california where three people were shot dead at a garlic festival, investigators say they found a list of groups, including religious and political organisations compiled by the suspect who took his own life at the scene. it's thought they may have been potential targets of violence. due to the discovery of the target list, as well as other information
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we have encaptured in this investigation, the fbi has opened a full, domestic terrorism investigation into this mass shooting. president trump will not be visiting california, but he will head to texas, where 22 people died as a result of the shooting in el paso, the border city with a mostly hispanic population. seven mexicans were among the dead. the president will not be universally welcome in a city that's at the forefront of the immigration crisis and where its people are consumed by grief. peter bowes, bbc news. police in malaysia leading the search for a missing teenager from london say they are not ruling out any possibilities. the family of 15 year—old nora quoirin, who has special needs and learning difficulties, believe she may have been abducted. police say she could still be in the area surrounding the resort where here family is staying. the body of a cambridge university student, who died after falling from a plane
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in madagascar, will be taken back to the capital. alana cutland is thought to have opened the door of the light aircraft — investigators say it's still not clear why. the number of reported crimes involving children attacking parents has doubled in the last three years. police forces in england, wales and the channel islands recorded more than 111,000 incidents in 2018, as emma glasbey reports. spitting, hitting, shouting. tables picked up, threatening to hit you with scissors, threatening to hit you with knives, everything. helen has had to call police out to her home three times. the abuser was her 11—year—old daughter, lashing out after a traumatic few years. it's hard because you don't want them to get a criminal record, at 11 years old you don't want them to start that in life,
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but then there's no support. now helen is getting support from doncaster children's services trust. we've been given exclusive access to the "getting on" course, helping families through this type of abuse. we are protecting the identities of the parents and children involved. emma works for the youth offending service and had noticed holes in walls and doors punch through at the homes of young people. a few of the mums may have felt like they've not been able to tell anybody. so when they come on the programme, it's like a relief. we have lots of tears on the first session, on the first probably three sessions, we have a lot of emotion because it's the first time they've ever been able to talk about what's happening to them at home and feel that they are not alone. is there people you can talk to, do you think about how you are feeling? at school, people at home? in a room down the corridor, these teenagers are here because they've been abusive towards their mums. so, i'm going to pop it just to know when. .. they're taking part in an exercise where they don't know if a balloon
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might pop next to their ears. you're flinching when that balloon‘s about to pop in your ear. maybe that's how mum feels when you're intimidating her — not a nice feeling to have to live with, is it? the number of incidents reported to police involving children attacking parents has doubled in the last three years from more than 7,000 in 2015 to more than 111,000 last year. the national police chiefs council says the increase is because of changes to the way incidents are recorded. but the mental health charity young minds argues children are being let down by a lack of support. emma glasbey, bbc news, doncaster. in a moment we'll have all the business news, but first the headlines on bbc news: the british food industry calls for competition laws to be relaxed to prevent food shortages in the event of a no—deal brexit.
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the government overhauls pension rules for senior nhs staff so they won't be deterred from working overtime. hundreds of british airways flights are cancelled and delayed, as the airline suffers technical problems with check—in. hello, iam ben hello, i am ben bland with the business news. the double it failure british airways means it is reverting to manual procedures for checking at airports. the airline is advising passengers to allow extra time at airports — because of longer queues and delays. ba is also telling people to check if their flight is affected before going to the airport. the price of energy is due to fall for millions of british households this october after the regulator, ofgem, lowered price caps. ofgem sets maximum prices that can be charged for gas and electricity to those who have not switched suppliers and are on default tariffs. the new cap could see these households typically pay £75
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less a year. the bidding process to operate rail services between london, kent and parts of east sussex has been cancelled. the government says the current operator, southeastern, has been given a five—month extension to run the route until april 2020. it says continuing the bidding process would have incurred extra costs for taxpayers. uk farming exports are an important part of the uk economy. around 70% of everything produced here gets exported to eu. it comes as no surprise then, that the national farmers union supported staying within the eu but didn't actively campaign during the referendum. they're now on the record now as saying that any sort of brexit needs to be smooth and orderly. they've claimed that a no deal scenario will be a disaster for the thousands of farmers. minette batters is the president of the national farmers union.
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why would it be such a disaster then? it is reallyjust about how we leave. i mean, actually on behalf of all four countries, all four farming unions, wrote twice to all mps encouraging them to support theresa may's plan and the withdrawal agreement, because there is a big difference between leaving in an orderly manager and crashing out without a deal. if we leave in an orderly manner, it means our food values, animal welfare and environmental protection, can become pa rt environmental protection, can become part of future free—trade agreements. but also the situation with the tariff schedule. if we crash out without a deal, it means we lose access to our closest trading partner, that we allow food in with very little tariff for some sectors, no tariff at all. the ta riffs sectors, no tariff at all. the tariffs we would have put on us, the
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sheep sector being a good example, doesn't get us over the tariff wall. it's not about not leaving, it is about how we leave which is why we said we should leave with a deal. about how we leave which is why we said we should leave with a deallj wa nt to said we should leave with a deallj want to pick up on the point about the sheep meat sector, because the welsh secretary very recently said there are very lucrative markets beyond the eu and cited japan as an example, that could prove really beneficial to british farmers, even if there were to be no—deal brexit? you are right, the welsh minister did make that point. but, the japanese trade deal is through the eu, it has not been negotiated and could not be negotiated by us. it is through the eu market. there is an opportunity to get some lamb out there, but it doesn't replace, and we need to be clear on this, it doesn't replace the french market. there is no interest from the japanese to take on the 40% of lamb we currently export into europe at
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the moment. the market research that has been done injapan said they don't actually like eating lamb that much. there is a small amount that could potentially go to japan, but there is a critical question to be asked here. what is it that we are going to be exporting more of to these global markets? how are we going to resource it. we have people out in china, the new zealanders have 100. if we are going to up the potential of the people we have out in these new market opportunities, what does the government want in return? those questions have not even been remotely answered as yet. i want to ask you about the actual labour side of things, because before you even look at exporting, you have got to have people to pick the produce, to do the work on the farms. what contingency plans are in place that you are aware of to ensure that farms don't suddenly find themselves short of labourers,
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who they may be relying on who are here from the eu? there are two separate things and one is seasonal workers. we are working with the government on a pilot scheme to bring in seasonal workers currently at 2500. that would have to be massively scaled up. we know who is coming here and we have run the scheme in an exemplar where before. the other one is a permanent workforce and the supply chain, we are the most significant employer, so anywhere between 55 and 90% of employees currently within the food chain are european. it is really important, we feel, to look at the skill set when we look at who we wa nt to skill set when we look at who we want to come here, rather than high skilled, that is quite unhelpful for hospitality, food and farming for the significant employers. unemployment is at its lowest level since 1975, there aren't the people here to do all of those jobs. 0k,
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president of the nfu, thank you very much indeed. in other business news — walmart, which owns asda in the uk, is under pressure to use its corporate power to help crack down on the sale of weapons in the us. the country's biggest retailer, has faced criticism before over arms sales. but after a multiple shooting at a texas store, and the death of two staff at a mississippi branch, critics say walmart has a responsibility to act. in a surprise to analysts, british house prices fell last month, according to numbers from mortgage lender halifax. house prices fell by 0.2% injuly, below forecasts for a 0.3% rise. that dragged the annual growth rate down to 4.1%, its lowest level since march. disney says it will remake home alone for its new streaming service. the studio's chief exec bob iger said there will also be "reimaginations" of other popular films it now owns the rights to,
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after buying the film studio 20th century fox. it comes as profits at the entertainment giant fell 51% to $1.abn in the last three months, despite revenues rising 33%. london's ftse 100 is up — but that's after a run of six losing sessions triggered by worries over the us—china trade dispute. however, poor earnings for global commodities trader glencore and a handful of other companieslimited gains. mining giant glencore fell 2.5% and hit a near three—year low after an almost one—third drop in core profit. gains in shares of heavyweight constituents such as shell, health care firms astrazeneca and glaxosmithkline as well as hsbc helped to keep the index in positive territory though.
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the rush to safe havens amongst investors has pushed up the price of gold as well as us government that, one of those that tends to be in demand when the global trade outlook looks so uncertain. that's all the business news. remaking home alone, wherever next! the music festival boardmasters has been cancelled, just hours before it was set to begin. organisers said concerns for safety following extreme weather warnings led to the decision. well it was earlier this morning that festival was cancelled, but of course many people had already made their way there. rebecca jones spoke to three people, who had driven nearly 300 miles to get there. one of our friends woke up at 5am this morning and she checked the app to see if there was any updates
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about anything else and she read that it had been cancelled due to the weather and she woke the rest of us up and told us at five o'clock this morning. disappointed, lucy? yeah, we'd all saved up for it and that was our summer holiday, we didn't choose to go away. how much have you spent, you say you've saved up, how much has it all cost you? i think each it's like over £500. each?! yeah. oh goodness me. and yasmin, obviously the organisers say it's because of severe weather and that safety is paramount, have you got any sympathy for their explanation? yeah, completely understand that it'sjust you know being down there and making all the effort, it just seems that maybe they could have been a bit more prepared knowing weeks in advance that the weather wasn't going to be great. have any of you heard from the organisers in any shape orform? no, we haven't heard anything. and what do you do next? i mean, do you literallyjust drive home and forget
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all about it or are you going to take this further? we've got to wait for the refund policy to be explained. but on the website it said they weren't going to refund for cancellation or anything else really. it'sjust a waiting game really to see if we get any response from the organisers. three people who had been looking forward to the boardmasters festival, but it has been cancelled due to the bad weather. now it's time for a look at the weather. if you are not aware already there is wet and unusually windy weather on the way by the end of the week. it starts overnight into friday with the spell of rain across all areas. and for england and wales, gail in places on saturday. that will have an impact on more outdoor events and travel and if you are camping over the next few days. it is this area of low pressure that is yet to
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arrive that will bring the windy weather and the club bringing the rain. already got this low pressure affecting other parts of the uk and we have some heavy and thundery showers in scotland. a scattering of showers in scotland. a scattering of showers elsewhere. there will be sunshine in between and many parts of eastern england are dry but even here there will be showers later on today. we could get 2a degrees towards the south—east of england. the showers fade away across england and the northerly breeze pushing the showers in. otherwise we have clearer skies and temperatures dipping away to 11 or 12 degrees once again. tomorrow will be a dry day for many and the winds will be light with showers in scotland, if showers than we have seen today. elsewhere, generally going to be dry, more in the way of sunshine. clouding over in southern counties of england from hampshire to cornwall and a few spots of rain arriving in the afternoon. a forerunner of what is to come. things go downhill in the evening
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and overnight at the deep area of low pressure arrives, brings these weather front so we will all get a speu weather front so we will all get a spell of rain overnight. let stop for many early on friday. the heaviest of the rain will be pushing its way away from england and wales toward scotland and for a while across northern ireland. but then a whole host of heavy, thundery showers arrive across western part of england and wales with the driest weather in the afternoon for eastern england. the winds are picking up so we have some gales towards the south—west in particular. there is temperatures, we may get 2a, 25 where it is drier. in eastern england. the cooler further west where we have the rain. the area of low pressure is still on our doorstep as we head into the weekend. drifting its way northwards, it will take most of the wet weather into the northern half of the uk but for england and wales we have strong to gale falls winds with the strongest of the winds through the english channel, the bristol channel gusts up to 50 miles an houror bristol channel gusts up to 50 miles an hour or more. there's temperatures into the low 20s.
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hello, you're watching afternoon live. i'm martine croxall. today at 2:00pm... supermarkets call on the government to relax strict competition laws, to prevent food shortages in the event of a no—deal brexit. i'm talking to people in peterhead in north—east scotland, in the fishing industry here to find out what a no—deal brexit might mean for them. as part of our special day of coverage. . . we'll be answering your questions all day about what leaving the eu without an agreement might mean. hundreds of british airways flights are cancelled and delayed as the airline suffers technical problems with check—in. we are trying to get to stockholm. our next flight, we've been told, is friday at 5pm.


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