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the weather. 50 there will be a in the weather. 50 there will be a chill and frost for in the weather. so there will be a chill and frost for many of us as wednesday starts. but beyond that, some areas of wet weather coming backin some areas of wet weather coming back in towards the uk. as ever, there are more details online. this is bbc news, i'm lukwesa burak. the headlines at 8: celebration for south africa as they beat england 32—12 to win the rugby world cup final injapan. it's jubilation in cape town and for fans in the stadium as the team lifts its third world cup trophy. amazing! the best thing we will ever see, the best mentality, the best players, but you cannot take away from south africa. it's unreal, unreal. nelson's mandela's grandson tells the bbc the win will bring the country together.
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this demonstrates that the rainbow nation is alive and it is real and it can become even better. the government halts fracking for gas in england until there is evidence the controversial process is safe. high winds and rain sweep southern england and wales, with one woman killed after her car was struck by a falling tree in dorset. england's dream of rugby world cup glory is over as the team slipped to defeat against south africa in the final in tokyo. they lost 32—12, a result which gave the springboks their third world cup victory. for england, there was just bitter disappointment at their failure
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to win their first world cup in 16 years. south africa overpowered the english in the second half of the game, with makazole mapimpi's try putting south africa ahead 25—12. and with less than ten minutes to go, winger cheslin kolbe outstepped the english and scored another try, giving the springboks the path to victory. the team has made history — siya kolisi is the first black man to captain the springboks and to lift the web ellis cup, and his side is first to win both the rugby championships and the rugby world cup in the same year. millions of rugby fans were watching around the world. rupert wingfield—hayes reports from yokohama. as the final whistle blew in yokohama, half a world away in johannesburg, the streets erupted in celebration.
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the people of the rainbow nation dancing and singing together. for south african fans who had made the long trip to japan, it was also a moment of pure ecstasy. how does it feel? amazing! did you come herejust for this? yes! we love it and we love the people also. amazing! huge disappointment here for england tonight, but what a night for south africa and what a night forjapan, which has hosted this amazing world cup and now has thousands of new rugby fans. these young japanese fans looked almost as excited as their new south african friends. before the world cup, they told me they had never watched a rugby match. why do you like south africa? because they have an amazing team,
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that is why we love them. in yokohama and back in england, the faces of the fans said it all. the nation's rugby team had come so close, even defeating the all blacks but today they were systematically beaten. from the start, we didn't look like we were going to win it. i am absolutely gutted. south africa played really well. i was disappointed that england didn't win. but tonight has been a huge victory for rugby. the japanese people have welcomed rugby with open arms, new friendships and many new rugby fans made. in a moment, we will be speaking to nelson mandela's grandson, ndaba. the springboks' triumph was met with huge celebrations back in south africa.
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when the country won the rugby world cup for the first time in 1995, they only had one black player in the team. today, all the rainbow nation are sharing in the victory, as andrew harding reports from johannesburg. it's always good to win... back home in south africa today, ecstatic celebrations nationwide. but there's more to this rapture than just rugby, the sport was once monopolised by the white minority here, but not any more. congratulations to the springboks and thank you for bringing it back home. hard luck, england. you tried. sorry. we are over the moon, what a game, this is the biggest world cup in the world, and this is the sport that unites us as south africans. and then a message home from a victorious team. thank you so much, south africa. this is what we can do as a team when we decide on one goal, so thank you very much.
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cheering here in south africa, kolisi has become an iconic figure, the springboks' first black captain, a symbol of hope and progress. for years, the news from south africa has been relentlessly bad — corruption, inequality, a country losing its way. does today change that? of course not, but this victory is a reminder of the bigger picture of how much has changed here since the days of racial apartheid. this is, after all, a vibrant, young democracy, with a world—beating rugby team. andrew harding, bbc news, johannesburg. of course, the game was being watched by england fans here. our correspondent, chi chi izundu, spent the day at harpenden rugby club. the harpenden rugby club, once upon a time base to train some of those playing in today's match. the clubhouse feeling every twist
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and turn of the match, but a muted round of applause at the results. four out of the 3! england players have honed their skills here at this rugby club, including captain owen farrell, but, the fans here have packed it out, hoping that today's match would end in celebration. it hasn't. nonetheless, they have nothing but pride for england's efforts. i thought we played really well, they were a really hard team. yeah, we were really disappointed all around. we lost some of the big moments. they overpowered us a bit. they let us play our normal game, it was a fantastic turnout for the club. we had big expectations, and it just didn't work our way today, unfortunately. george tutt has been part of this club for 3h years, born in south africa, he says that the win will impact communities there. it will do wonders over in south africa. actually, even pre—match, if you saw all the dancing
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in the shopping malls all of the fun that they have had over there, well, you've got to give it to them. they've got the enthusiasm, and they have got the nation behind them, and they won. and even with a loss, these young men who went to school with some of the england players say pride is all they are feeling now. we are mostly proud. this is such a big rugby school, so every part of the school is all about rugby, really. the kids around here, they really see, you know, the players, they see those players and they think, you know, what can i be in ten years time? regardless, celebrations for the players from this club. singing. and we'll find out how this story and many others are covered in tomorrow's front pages at 10:30pm and 11:30pm in the papers. our guestsjoining me
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tonight are martin lipton, who's chief sports reporter at the sun, and bonnie greer, playwright, author and columnist for the new european newspaper. the government has suspended fracking in england for the forseeable future. the ban comes after a technical report said it was not possible to predict the probability or seriousness of earth tremors caused by extracting shale gas from the ground. labour, the liberal democrats and the green party have all called for a permanent ban. our business correspondent, katie prescott, reports. it's farewell to fracking, for now. these campaigners in lancashire couldn't be happier to see the back of it. we're delighted about it, it's what we've been hoping for all the time. we don't trust them, of course. they could change their mind yet. it's good news, obviously. it's good news for the whole country but, in particular here, where people have put up with this for the best part
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of three years now. all this stuff going on for no apparent gain. so, three years, all that money pumped in, all that effort, and they've produced next to nothing. the process of extracting shale gas is one of the most controversial of our time. using pressurised water and chemicals to break up rock causes minor earthquakes. today, the oil and gas regulator says the impact on these communities is unacceptable, which means companies must stop the operations. in the past, borisjohnson has called fracking glorious news for humanity. but the government says it has changed its mind. there is no doubt that extracting more natural gas in the united kingdom would be very attractive, but we've always been clear, we can only do that if it can be done safely. we will follow the science so, in future, should the ability to be certain about seismic events and so on, we will look at it again. the government had hoped sites like these would transform our energy policy. creating home—grown sources of power
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that would reduce our gas imports. fracking's industry body says... but the green party says fracking is a fantasy and want to see a permanent ban. labour say they fear the government's stance could be an election ploy. i think it sounds like fracking would come back on the 13th december if they were elected back into office. we are quite clear — we will end fracking. the big question now is whether the industry will be willing to invest any more money here in the hope that the science will one day find in their favour and the regulation could change. katie prescott, bbc news. the liberal democrats have formally complained to itv about its head—to—head election debate between borisjohnson and jeremy corbyn.
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the party says voters deserve to hearfrom a remainer, notjust two men who want to deliver brexit. itv has said it will hold a multi—party debate before december‘s election. a woman in her 60s has been killed after her car was struck by a falling tree in dorset. high winds of up to 100 mph and heavy rain have brought down trees onto roads and railway lines. the bad weather has battered large parts of southern england and wales. meanwhile, plymouth argyle's home game against grimsby town in league 2 had to be called off after a section of roofing in the stands was damaged. scott bingham reports now on how the south west has been affected by the stormy weather. the damage to the barn park end at home park may not look too serious, but the weather conditions meant workers were unable to get onto the roof of the stand to make it safe.
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so, just after midday, the club said it had no alternative but to postpone the match against grimsby. we've looked to see whether or not we could repair it because, obviously, we know there are thousands of people come into the game today but, with the wind speeds that we've got, we legally cannot go up and work from those heights to fix it. so it's absolutely with a heavy heart, but we've had to take the decision to postpone today's game. across the south west, the high winds brought down dozens of trees, drivers were forced to find alternative routes in cornwall. whilst one side of brixham road remained open. heavy rainfall saw river levels rising here at staverton in the south hams. and there was some minor flooding on the main road to totness. offshore, the plymouth lifeboat was called out to a number of vessels requesting assistance in the challenging conditions. this yacht was towed to safety near millbrook creek. the winds are set to die down overnight, although yellow weather
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warnings for rain will remain in place until midnight. scott bingham, bbc news. the headlines on bbc news: south africa have won the rugby world cup final after convincingly beating england 32—12 at yokohama injapan. the government halts fracking for gas in england until there is evidence the controversial process is safe. high winds and rain sweep southern england and wales, with one woman killed after her car was struck by a falling tree in dorset. sport and for a full round up, from the bbc sport centre, here's holly. eddiejones says he can't explain why england lost
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the rugby world cup final to south africa. the springboks put in a dominant performance in yokohama. remember, england went into the game as favourites, but they just couldn't get their game going on the day. south africa really stepped things up in the second half and scored a couple of brilliant tries to secure a record—equalling third world cup title. we just want to thank you for all your support, south africa. we have seen all your videos and all the messages, thank you so much. this is what we can do as a team when we decide on one goal and one dream. thank you so much. as for england, it's a third defeat in the rugby world cup final. their performance though has been much better this time around than in 2015 when they went out at the pool stage. and head coach eddiejones has a clear plan of how they'll spend the next couple of days.
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the only thing we are worried about now is having a few beers. that's the only thing we're worried about. after we have a few beers today, we'll have a few more tomorrow. then probably monday, then maybe we have to pull up stumps. it's been a really dramatic afternoon in the premier league. leaders liverpool were heading for their first defeat of the season at aston villa. they were 1—0 down with just a couple of minutes to play at villa park but andy robertson equalised in the 87th minute before sadio mane headed a brilliant winner from a corner deep into injury time. that keeps them six points clear of manchester city. we started well football—wise, but i didn't like it still 100%. it's playful with words, we played a bit too much here and there, there wasn't really the right moment to finish it off. we didn't shoot from 18—20 yards. we still tried to pass the ball.
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we had our moments, but we are clearly not clinical enough. manchester city also came from behind. they were losing 1—0 at half—time to southampton but kyle walker was their match—winner in the 86th minute. for a couple of minutes, they thought they had narrowed the gap on liverpool until the news filtered through from villa park of the turn—around there as well. in the day's early kick—off, manchester united's recent upturn in form came to an end on the south coast. bournemouth beat them i—o at the vitality stadium. josh king with the goal. four other results on a fascinating day in the premier league. some big wins for sides who have been struggling. newcastle 3—2 away at west ham, brighton beat norwich 2—0, and sheffield united are up to ninth after beating burnley 3—0. arsenal meanwhile threw away the lead again. they drew 1—1 at home with wolves. chelsea move up to third with a win over watford. celtic are into the scottish league cup final after beating hibs at hampden park.
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the scottish champions have won the league cup for the last three seasons, and they were 3—1 up at half—time before the captain scott brown got a second half brace to seal a 5—2 win. they'll face the winners of tomorrow's other semi between rangers and hearts in the final. we're just over half an hour away from qualifying at the us grand prix, and lewis hamilton should win his sixth world title tomorrow. hamilton was quickest in second practise, but fifth fastest in the final session. he's got a good record in austin, he's won five times in the seven races that have been held there. and you can follow qualifying on the bbc sport website and bbc radio 5live sports thra, that gets under way at 8.55. after wins today for both great britain's hockey teams, it's ireland's women's first leg of their olympic
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qualifier against canada — live on the bbc sport website. let's return to south africa's win over england in the rugby world cup. it's south africa's third win but, back in 1995, nelson mandela was there to present the trophy to captain francois pienaar after he led the springboks to their first world cup win. it was an historic moment for the nation just a year after the end of apartheid. today, 2a years later, siya kolisi, the sprinboks' first ever black captain, was the man to lift the trophy in another landmark moment for the rainbow nation. and watching from new york, was nelson mandela's grandson, ndaba mandela, and i spoke to him a little earlier about how he felt about today's historic win. i mean, that was an absolutely proud moment for me. you know, to see a black man really being able to achieve his dreams because,
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you know, you can imagine, looking at our history, there are many young people who feel they don't belong and don't feel welcome and that sports, and that we have a captain who has let us to our third victory of the world cup. ndaba said that sports can unite a nation, and today we heard kolisi talk about, you know, this is what we can achieve if we put our minds together and we work together. that's a huge burden for sport to take on, isn't it? well, i mean, it is a burden, but if you look at the world that we are living in, there are only two things that can really unite people, and that's sports and music. so it is a role that sports must play, you know, to carry on the next generation, to give them hope to allow them to dream and to make sure that young people in to the neck understand that they are the masters of their universe. this is a huge sort of role that sports plays, and that's why sports
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are so important in society. you know, going back, we have seen so many pictures today, and many of the young today will not understand the significance of that shot of your grandfather with friends while pr put next to the picture of kolisi lifting that trophy. because, back in those days, south africans, black south africans would support any team apart from the springboks, because there was no love for rugby. just explain to us how that journey has transformed from when your grandfather donned the number 6. well, you know, my grandfather was very instrumental in making sure that black people supported sports. they didn't support the sport because it was monopolized by white people, and whites did not actually welcome any black players to partake in the team. and since my grandfather's leadership, he actually went against the grain, right? led the government to make sure that they supported the team. and since then, you know, we have had a lot of fights within the rugby union. but it's all been leading
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up to this moment. so, you see, it's another show to the world to say that you can actually believe in your dreams. we can actually work together, different races, different people, coming together. you know, if they, like our captain said, work together, they can make anything happen. you are very close to him, you are certainly with him in the final years of his life. did he ever reflect on that moment? not really, but i think it's a moment that he was very proud of. of course, he was the first black president, and he was supporting a springbok that had not fully welcomed the new rainbow nation. so i think he is a man that since today looks upon us very proudly, smiling, that the dream of the rainbow nation is possible, itjust needs us to work at it.
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you know, 2a years on, south africa still is a very fractured nation, perhaps it's unfair to assume that it would transform overnight, what sort of work is being done to bring the nation together? what sort of work do you do? well, i have been running the foundation for the past nine years, and it's all about empowering young people in the rural areas of south africa. we have education, technology and cultural programmes, and also career guidance. we work with the people who are the most marginalised and the poorest to give an opportunity to learn about computers, technology, agriculture, and guide them as far as their careers are concerned. you can imagine young people growing up on farm areas don't believe they can become a vet or a pilot or a scientist, you know, an actual scientist for that matter. so it's really important work that we do in south africa. yes, 25 years is not really a long time, that's only one generation
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concerned with the fact that we have been enslaved in apartheid for almost 100 years. 0k, what sort of reaction was there when kolisi was named as captain? i believe most of the black people are very proud and happy, and i don't think, not all the white people are happy, but, you know, given this victory, i think everybody is on the same page today. ok, so how do you think we can take south africa's victory, the springboks' victory today, and use it? what we can do is to show young people, and people in general, not just young people, that, actually, you know, when you are black, whether you are white, it doesn't matter. we all have weaknesses, we all have strengths, but if we come together, we can eliminate our weaknesses and really make sure that our strengths go to the next level. this demonstrates that the rainbow nation is alive, and it's real, and it can become even better. ok, let's leave the
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politics to one side. ndaba, your alysis, let's finish up on your analysis of the match. because that's what people are really excited about. i mean, it's a great comeback, considering they lost in the pool stages. what did you think of today's match? today's match was absolutely fantastic. i thought our defence was on point. the first half was quite close, it was really more of a kicking contest. but the second half, we came out, you know, and i was just really amazed. that first try, they really set it up for the last try, number 1a, coming in there and just killing it, you know? sealing that victory. i mean, it was really a proud day. because to consider our matches before that, we didn't play that well, and for us to be able to rise to the occasion and the final was really a volcanic eruption today. i was really amazed.
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disney is joining the world of tv streaming to challenge the likes of netflix. in his only uk interview, disney's boss bob iger has been speaking to the bbc‘s media editor, amol rajan. the avengers endgame became the biggest grossing movie in history. marvel is part of a bigger media giant, the walt disney company, known as disney. 0ver giant, the walt disney company, known as disney. over the past 15 yea rs known as disney. over the past 15 years it has been on an acquisition spree under the leadership of bob iger. mr iger bought pixar animation of steve jobs, lucas films of george lucas, and last year in one of the biggest deals in media history 21st century fox from rupert murdoch. why
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do you think rupert murdoch wanted to sell? i think the primary reason is he looked at what was going on in the world of media and all the disruption and he did not believe that the hand that they had was as strong as it needed to be. he did not have a solution. what are the underlying trends which make those mega acquisitions necessary?” think, if you look at today's media landscape, whether you are in the uk 01’ landscape, whether you are in the uk or the us or many other places in the world, its stance with content, which is king. quality stands tall ina sea which is king. quality stands tall in a sea of choice. secondly, get content that is so valuable and important and loved by consumers that they will access it will bite any way they possibly can. it was rival netflix that pine is streaming which allows you to watch what you wa nt which allows you to watch what you want when you want. in the time i have been on the throne, what if i actually achieved? apple tv plus
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launched in london yesterday with hollywood starsjennifer launched in london yesterday with hollywood stars jennifer aniston launched in london yesterday with hollywood starsjennifer aniston and reese witherspoon promoting its biggest production. this winter technology giants are launching their own streaming services. disney's and service launches next spring. netflix is a volume play with a lot of quality, and they created the market and consumer space with video. and we come in with a different play, it is much more branded, less volume. and there's plenty of room for us to occu py there's plenty of room for us to occupy space as well. to some extent it may be at their eggs expense but not necessarily, there may be room for people with more than one subscription. on current evidence, that seems a safe bet. the wind and rain has brought some particularly nasty weather today.
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the worst of the windsor easing but still very blustery out there across parts of southern england, south wales, the far north of scotland. still some areas of wet weather around as we go through the night and quite wet through parts of north—east england into eastern scotland. where we do dry up, clear spells, one or two mist and fog patches, temperatures mostly at 5-9dc. patches, temperatures mostly at 5—9dc. tomorrow, still blustery in the far north of scotland but not as windy as it has been today. further rain into parts of eastern scotland where we already have quite a lot of wet weather out there although the intensity will ease, outbreaks of rain in northern england, further rain in northern england, further rain at times. elsewhere, dry weather, sunny spells, average wind speeds, and temperatures topping out at 10-14dc.
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hello, this is bbc news. the headlines. celebration for south africa as they beat england 32—12 to win the rugby world cup final injapan. amazing! the best thing we will ever see, the best mentality, the best players, but you cannot take away from south africa. it's unreal, unreal. the government halts fracking for gas in england until there's evidence the controversial process is safe. the liberal democrats launch an official complaint over leader jo swinson‘s exclusion from a tv debate between borisjohnson and jeremy corbyn. now on bbc news, asjohn bercow bows out after ten controversial years as speaker, bbc parliament revisits the career of a modernising but polarising figure.


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