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types mw?» ufi‘fzi‘b types needs of mere record. reaching types needs of more than 85 miles an hour. it did start out for no practical reason at all and it is still not how you will ta ke and it is still not how you will take the kids to school. but it is a stepping stone to a new way of transport it might inspire? these our guards travelled from northamptonshire to witness this extraordinary event does make our scouts. it's a wonderful chance to be able to come down here and watch it. we are passionate about aviation but this is something really different. this is great. i was really surprised to see the gay take off and go. today is guinness world record day, with more than 56,000 people taking part worldwide. what is certain is that none of them will have stimulated the imagination quite like the british inventor,
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jetman. ian palmer, bbc news, brighton. what an amazing site. now it's time for the weather with helen willetts. jeremy corbyn, thank you very much. time to look at what the weather for the week ahead holds. for some, autumn has already seen double the amount of rainfall we normally see, so amount of rainfall we normally see, so it would be good to see signs of a let up, but at the moment it is still looking unsettled. this swell of ground was thursday and thursday night, circulating a deep area of low pressure to the south. notjust rain, either. because we have that arctic north—easterly, we saw in some areas the first snow for the season some areas the first snow for the season at relatively low levels. we are going to continue to seek cold air across the uk. that will be friday through the weekend. just pick up something slightly less cold, if you like, so this no risk is mostly for the hills, i think. but it will still feel cold. —— the snow. and another dollop of rain during the course of those they lead toa during the course of those they lead to a significant rise in the number of flood warnings and hazardous conditions as well, if you are
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travelling, with the spray understanding water, because it has been so wet lately. the rain, although more showery on friday, is still with us. that band of rain just meandering further west. brighter skies following on behind, but there is the potential for more rain into eastern areas, possibly into the midlands, later in the day. so the best of the bright and dry weather continues for northern ireland and scotland, but it will still feel cold. thus north—easterly wind not as strong as thursday, but still making it feel chilly. friday evening at overnight, that showery rain progresses further westwards. not too many frost worries away from the glans and the north and across the glans and the north and across the rest of northern ireland. could see icy patches as we start saturday morning. it is a bit messy, the weekend, in that we have low pressure meandering around. the difference, not just from pressure meandering around. the difference, notjust from east but from the west. still does northerly wind prevails. so it stays cold, we will have lots of cloud with us, and also some rain at times, particularly with those two weather fronts close by. let's look here with more detail. a chilly start,
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particularly with those clear skies across the north and west, but it looks as though we will see cloudier weather coming here through the day, as well as showers from the east. hitand miss as well as showers from the east. hit and miss as to how much rain you get. it doesn't look like a washout at this stage, but again, cold and cloudy. probably more rain on sunday, again, very difficult to get the detail at the moment. it could be that there is heavy rain around and potentially central areas once again, but metabolism detail. we will keep you up—to—date on the day—to—day details. again, it feels chilly, just 5—9. some respite by the time get to monday. this area of high pressurejust the time get to monday. this area of high pressure just nudging the time get to monday. this area of high pressurejust nudging into the west. again, not exactly where we needed it, but it might limit the rainfall further east. they will still be some rainfall in the form of showers further east, easing away, potentially later in the day. for many, some sunshine coming through. entry sunshine, because again, we're struggling with our temperatures, they are going to be below average as we go into tuesday,
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which is when we think we start to see the change, the transition to atla ntica re, see the change, the transition to atlanticare, southerly winds, initially, because the air has been so cold, we will see snow on the hills as this weather system comes m, hills as this weather system comes in, but we're going to revert the atlantic, the systems coming in from the west by the middle to the end of next week. again, it doesn't look as if it is going to make much progress eastwards. but it will do is throw up eastwards. but it will do is throw up southerly winds, unfortunately still rain, as you can see, more likely in western and southern areas, but as i say, we could start to see temperatures recovering above average, pushing that warmer air further north. still an unsettled picture as we move into next week. to keep up—to—date on the warnings, please add to the website. —— had to the website. —— head.
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hello, this is bbc news with martine croxall. we'll be taking a look at tomorrow morning's papers in a moment. first, the headlines:
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labour has promised to give every home and business in the uk free full—fibre broadband by 2030, if it wins the general election. new figures reveal accident and emergency waiting times in england are at their worst for 15 years. the conservatives say they'll seek to "control" immigration if they win the election, but stop short of promising a cut in numbers coming to the uk. victims of the floods across england are bracing themselves for more rain, with more than a hundred flood warnings now in place. italy has declared a state of emergency in venice after the city there was engulfed with floodwater. hello, and welcome to our look ahead to what the the papers will be bringing us tomorrow. with me are george eaton, the assistant editor of the new statesman, and the spectator‘s deputy political editor, katy balls. many of tomorrow's front pages are already in. leading the times, free broadband for all, labour's pledge
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to nationalise the network, offering free access to all households and businesses. in the sun, the sas soldier awarded a bravery medal after killing two terrorists to save hundreds of lives in a hotel siege in nairobi. leading the telegraph, nigel farage acused the conservatives of dirty tricks, alleging they offered his candidates jobs and peerages to withdraw from the election. in the mirror, the world war ii veteran left on an a&e trolley for ten hours, as new figures reveal waiting times are at their worst since records began. in the guardian, councils calling for a massive increase in funding to help them deal with major disasters after 1,800 hundred homes and businesses were flooded. in the mail, corbyn condemned by his own party, accusing him of subjecting the party to electoral annihilation. wrong way around, but i'm sure you
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spotted us. you get the picture. the times is where we will begin. labour vowing billions of pounds to nationalise broadband. yeah, a big, eye—catching policy, the type that is probably going to lead the news agenda for most of tomorrow. this is agenda for most of tomorrow. this is a labour government would not only nationalise the uk's broadband network, they would offer free internet access to every household and business in the country. this does come with a pretty heavy pricetag. it is around £20 billion for the rollout, but if you are to nationalise bt‘s 0penreach network, we don't have an exact figure on it, but the times says the values are estimated to be between £i2 but the times says the values are estimated to be between £12 billion and £25 billion. so add something a bit like that and you start to get to the numbers. very quickly we will hear the conservatives attack this is more irresponsible spending, but i think what is interesting as in 2017, one of the things that surprised a lot of people, including those in the tory party, was that
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labour actually had a very popular ma nifesto. labour actually had a very popular manifesto. lots of these policies which, to some, seem quite radical, really chime with the public. so is this going back to that agenda? it is definitely more radical than some of the things in 2017. and is it going to be one of those big, popular policies that gets lots of support behind it? because it will affect people in parts of the country who are still really struggling for connectivity at a time when, if you are trying to stop people travelling and reduce traffic on the roads, allow people to work from home, or close to where they live, this is the kind of broadband network we need. absolutely. i think this will appeal to a lot of people for practical reasons, but i think it also gives labour the air of a party of the future. it is the idea, we are looking to 2030, we have a vision of a country where everybody has free broadband. i think this will be a popular policy. the challenge, as ever, for labour, it isa challenge, as ever, for labour, it is a radical policy but is it credible? there is lots of polling that shows that labour's nationalisation pledges on water, energy, the railways, are all overwhelmingly popular. two—thirds
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of voters back then. but there are other polling figures which show that they worry whether labour would be able to manage the economy, whether they would spend too much and whether there would be another crash. so the challenge, as ever, is the same radical and credible. rory catherine jones, a the same radical and credible. rory catherinejones, a technology correspondent, he has been working with our reality check team, looking at the facts and implications around this. —— celwyn—jones. 0ne at the facts and implications around this. —— celwyn—jones. one of the things he picks out is that it is not clear what happens to the wider broadband market, from virgin media and sky to the raft of fibre broadband firms that have sprung up in recent years. what happens to them? they in recent years. what happens to them ? they have in recent years. what happens to them? they have also been comments put out by philipjohnson, the ceo of pt, saying that it is great that this is a priority for political parties, but it will cost 30— £40 billion of investment to fund the build across the uk. —— ceo of bt.
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and if you are going to give it away, you mentioned 0penreach, casey, there is revenue annually of £5 billion from that which needs to be offset. certainly labour would fill the gap by borrowing, in an investment sense. they would class this is infrastructure spending. they have left themselves with more wriggle room the 2017 to simply borrow. they would make the argument this is a long—term investment in the economy. others will say these figures don't add up and something has to give. let's look at the mirror, the nhs. nhs implodes under tories, the headline is "betrayed". here we have the story of one man, brian fisher, who is 99, who was left crying out in pain according to his daughter. one of the many stories we are beginning to hear about the human impacts of the state the nhs is in. very much so. and the a&e headline figures are worrying for the conservatives, they are the
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worst since 2004, but i think it is often, when you put a human face to these problems, it really resonates with people. and this is someone who is very much an exemplary character, he is 99, and you really do feel that someone that age does deserve much better. and so i think that is the sort of front page which will trouble the conservatives, because it is wanting to look at the numbers and abstract, but it is when they see the human cost that it really resonates with people. and so many stories like this will come to the fore. yes, lots of people said, is it such a wise idea to have a winter election for the conservatives, when the nhs is already a weak spot for them? no matter the nhs is already a weak spot for them ? no matter the the nhs is already a weak spot for them? no matter the fact that they have pledged more funding. ultimately i think there is a sense that this could get worse and actually, you see in this front page of the mirror, they are talking about warnings of the bleakest winter yet, and the pressure on a&e, i think having the election in december means that a lot of this will be going on from january,
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february, and be potentially more damaging figures man. so it is an issue for the tories. i think it will grow and i think right now they have to try to keep moving the agenda on and talk about the amounts they are putting in. it is interesting borisjohnson seems to think it is very beneficial for him to be filmed visiting hospitals. even though he has been barracked by people, hasn't it? i think even though he has been barracked by people, hasn't it? ithink their senseis people, hasn't it? ithink their sense is that it gets on the news at six or the news at ten, and people are not listening with the volume on, it isjust are not listening with the volume on, it is just optics. are not listening with the volume on, it isjust optics. i think are not listening with the volume on, it is just optics. i think the more you get stories like this, the trickier it is for them to neutralise that issue. the daily telegraph. nigel farage accuses downing street of dirty tricks. yes, the brexit party earlier this week said they were going to stand down candidates in any tory held seats, which nigel farage thought was a big act of kindness and expected something back from the tories. they didn't give anything back to him. and he has had today two of his, well, a handful of brexit party candidates say at the very last minute, before the deadline for
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candidates' selection to close, but they were not going to stand. now nigel farage is accusing number ten and those around borisjohnson of offering his colleagues jobs and peerages in order to, in his words, betrayed brexit party. there is no evidence ofjob offers, it is worth pointing out. it does seem like there were conversations behind the scenes. i think there has been pressure put on brexit party supporters and candidates by those in the tory party to say, do you wa nt in the tory party to say, do you want the leave vote to split? because if you have the brexit party under tories standing in the same sense, that could mean you ultimately do not a government that is going to deliver exit. —— same seats. james cleverly, the conservative party chairman, was on question time tonight and he has addressed this. he says he has no doubt that conversations at a local level had ta ken doubt that conversations at a local level had taken place between the tory party on the brexit party. but he says that allegations his party
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offered peerages to brexit party candidates in exchange for standing down is completely unfounded. he went on to say that nigel farage has asked for a packed for months, and we said no, we're not interested. —— pa ct we said no, we're not interested. —— pact for months. he then decided that certain brexit party candidates we re that certain brexit party candidates were going to stand down. the point they had made consistently is that there is no deal, no pact, we will put our candidates up and you can put our candidates up and you can put your candidates up. there are eye—catching lines in here. the threat in itself is significant. he said the conservatives are guilty of the worst corruption and likened it to venezuela. but i think nigel farage has positioned himself in somewhat ofa has positioned himself in somewhat of a confusing manner here, at the start of the week we saw him announcing, making this unilateral pledge, we are going to stand in any
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of the 17 seeds the conservatives one last time because they are the only government who can get brexit done, now he is accusing them of the worst corruption. you could forgive the average voter being confused. hang on, if they are as corrupt as you suggest, way giving them a free run in so many seats? i think the average voter has been confused for some time. tax cuts back into written, who is going to benefit if the conservatives were able to do this? these were designed to benefit high street shops and business rates. we have seen a lot of established names forced to close stores or fold and thoroughly, and the big complaint has always been the big complaint has always been the treatment of high street stores, the treatment of high street stores, the tax treatment, is unfair compared to that of online retailers in the online giants. though this is
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very much a pitch borisjohnson is making as a prime minister who could revive communities. it's also interesting. tax cuts are a traditional 2pm, it's strange but true that the current tax take of 34% of gdp is the highest sustained level since the 19405. taxes have been increased in some areas and thatis been increased in some areas and that is why the revenue has gone up. he is under a lot of pressure to offer tax cuts. he made a big pledge to increase the 40p, and this is a much more populist message in the sense that he can frame it as looking after those who have been hard—hit by the economic stagnation of recent years. if you are going to cut taxes but you want to increase spending, you've got to borrow. yes, and the tories have said they are going to borrow more. i think there isa going to borrow more. i think there is a frustration on the tory side that you have a situation where we
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have historically low borrowing rates, the chancellor and sajid javid saying they going to borrow more, and john mcdonnell saying they are going to borrow more. the tories feel they have been lumped in with labour because they both said they are going to do these plans, although they are quite different such as the broadband policy and the addition of that. but how many tax cuts they can do, i think boris johnson is quite limited. the business rates issue has been going on for some time. it's probably a savvy choice compared to a tax cut the high earners. i think if they are going to labour areas that have never voted tory before, i think this would be more potent. let's look at the guardian. we can't support an anti— jewish labour, says authors. this is a damning letter. more often in election time we're
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used to seeing letters signed by authors and cultural luminaries supporting labour. they say we can't supporting labour. they say we can't support the labour party because we believe they are guilty of anti—semitism. the founder wikipedia, john mccurry and others. most worrying for labour, the head of the group that investigates islamophobia incidents. it's one way in which labour has tried to change is taking more ruthless action, in john mcdonnell‘s words, within the party but also turning the heat onto the conservatives. saying you have candidates guilty of islamophobia, you have someone finding i can't support labour because of anti—semitism, i think the whole thing is quite damning. and people who have said you have plenty of
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time to get a grip on things? labour and anti—semitism, it is a story that comes up time and time again. i do think it often feels like the labour leadership are on the back foot. it gets to a certain pressure point and then jeremy corbyn will make a statement or write an article saying his party is going to deal with the repeated issue. louisiana verger, the democratic candidate, saying i don't think it's a problem they can get away from it and they have had opportunities to get on the front foot that haven't worked for them. let's finish with the time zone what is happening in venice and just how quickly, katie, the floodwaters rose. the details of this are, the flood rose 25 centimetres in 20 minutes. they have a lot of details here saying a local realised it was no ordinary flood
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when the five—time news kiosk he had worked in for 25 years which was supposedly flood proof started to flood and float away and has not been seen since. it shows how this is no ordinary flood but how quickly this situation has escalated. it's cost a lot of money to get a grip on, we hear it is now a national emergency. hundreds of millions of pounds, i would say because that and you see saint mark's basilica surrounded by those floodwaters is so desperately upsetting, shocking. it is! and these are the sort of surreal images you would expect in a disaster film, but this surreal images you would expect in a disasterfilm, but this is surreal images you would expect in a disaster film, but this is the reality we live in. the mayor of venice has put the blame squarely on climate change. so it's not a coincidence that a record level of emissions in may of this year and
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most of the hottest years the planet have ever seen have been in the last decade. the weather we are seeing from venice to yorkshire is a product of that and i actually think on the current to directory this is going to become more common, and potentially something we will have to get used to —— current trajectory. part of the appeal of venice is it is surrounded by water. that's it for the papers tonight. don't forget, you can see the front pages of the papers online on the bbc news website. it's all there for you, seven days a week at and if you miss the programme any evening, you can watch it later on bbc iplayer. thank you, george eaton and katy balls. doa do a newspaper in the morning, we don't mind which one. coming up is sport. goodbye. good evening.
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we start tonight at wembley stadium, where england put on a show, to shine the spotlight up their 1,000th game. they absolutely thumped montenegro 7—0 to qualify for euro 2020 with a game to spare. 0ur sports correspondent natalie pirks reports. after a week where a team—mate was max but has divided opinions, england's pass plays were united at emily for the nation's 1000 england's pass plays were united at emily for the nation's1000 march. —— after a week where a team—mates' spat has divided opinions, england's past players were united at wembley for the nation's1,000th match. this was england's youngest team for 60 years and alex oxlade—chamberlain's first start in 18 months. it feels good to be back. england were brimming with confidence and pinpoint precision. england's current captain carrying on where england's record goal—scorer left off. kane was clearly the man for the big occasion. when no—one bothered to mark him at a corner, he made hay.
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a first—half hat—trick for kane but england 5—0 up. this was one to forget for montenegro. a second—half own—goal saw england 6—0 up and cruising, but some fans still found cause for complaint. joe gomez! a difficult end to a difficult week forjoe gomez. applauded by the player dropped for their canteen quarrel. but tammy abraham's first england goal soon turned jeers to cheers and put the icing on the qualification cake. natalie pirks reporting there. well, on the subject of that booing forjoe gomez, raheem sterling has tweeted tonight, saying it was hard for him to hear his teammate booed for something that wasn't his fault. he says it was wrong and that he's accepted responsibility for what happened. now, var was back on the agenda today, this time at a meeting for all 20 members of the premier league. the west ham co—chairman, david gold, says that the video assistant referee is "alive and kicking" three months into the season.
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but this is different to others who have been unhappy with how it's been used. the referee's chief, mike riley, was present at what's been described as a "fractious" meeting. they agreed there would be no major changes. however, the premier league will lead a consultation into how well var is working. to the o2 arena in london next, where roger federer put in a strong performance to beat novak djokovic. it was a match that was a straight shoot—out for a place in the semifinals. nick parrott was watching. a chance to get him back was how roger federer described taking on novak djokovic at the 02. and who could blame him? an epic wimbledon final, the swiss had plenty of motivation. he sees the early initiative by breaking serve. calling on his full repertoire, he was thrilling the crowd. and dominating djokovic with his serve
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to ta ke dominating djokovic with his serve to take four firsts that. the second was looking at formality after the world number two felt something go. but federer was soon on the back foot, having to save breakpoint for the first time. that turned out to bea the first time. that turned out to be a turning point. a feeling, perhaps, that he wasn't going to be beaten. with most of the crowd on his side, the emotion was bubbling away. and soon federer was roaring to victory, and a place in the semifinals for the 11th year in a row. nick parrott, bbc news. catriona matthew has been given the chance to retain the solheim cup after being chosen to captain europe for the second time in a row. the 50—year—old scot led her team to victory over the united states on home soil at gleneagles in september. she will be captain again at inverness golf club in ohio, in 20—21. that's all from me. bye for now. hello. the weather caused yet more
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flooding and disruption across parts of the uk during thursday. for a few it was no that fell from the sky, that i lived in staffordshire doing thursday evening over high ground. for many more it was rain that fell, that rain falling on saga on ground, so no suppose we had more flooding problems. check the warnings for where you are on the bbc weather website —— sodden ground. the low pressure is the culprit, it's been spinning around the continent, this particular stripe of cloud here is what brought persistent rain to the midlands, northern england, a little bit of snow as well. that particular whether feature is moving westwards and weakening but the low was still in charge. there will be more outbreaks of rain pushing from the east towards the west as we go through the next few days. now through the next few days. now through the next few days. now through the day ahead, expect a lot of cloud across england and were, some rain at times, likely to be light and party but there could be happier rain pushing into east anglia and the south—east later in the day. some cells across scotland,
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particularly towards the east and the south. the further west and north you are, and also in northern ireland, things should be mostly dry by afternoon with spells of sunshine. still breezy but not quite as chilly as it has been. through friday night into the early hours of saturday, more cloud and patchy rain feeding its way westwards across england and into eastern scotland. for noblet scotland, northern ireland, some clear spells, although there could be some quite dense patches of fog to start saturday across northern parts of scotland. so our area of low pressure still with us into the weekend, but look at the light line, the isobars, there aren't many of them on the chart, that means the winds will be a lot lighter. but it also means there isn't much the atmosphere to push these various areas of rain around, so it's a little tricky to no longer details at this stage. on saturday, expect a lot of cloud and rain at times but not all the time. there is a chance of brightness to be found down towards the south. on sunday there is a greater chance of seeing heavier, more persistent rain pushing in from the ease, that could affect parts of northern england and
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the midlands that have of course already had such problems with flooding, so we will have to keep a close eye on that. best chances of clear weather in the west, single digit temperatures for most of us. it looks like next week will start ona it looks like next week will start on a mostly dry no but ran we would turn at times. it will often be windy but eventually it will turn milder.
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i'm sharanjit leyl in singapore. the headlines: as protesters in hong kong fortify their barricades, china says the city urgently needs to restore order. a teenager opens fire at a high school in california, leaving two dead and three others wounded. i regret to inform, it is a sad day in los angeles county and the nation, for another tragic shooting ata nation, for another tragic shooting at a school. i'm samantha simmonds in london. also in the programme: the democrat speaker of the house says testimony given at president trump's impeachment hearing is evidence of bribery. and a low birthrate crisis
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