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but i say, i worry about the students, just like i worry about my son. long lines continued far into the evening, as polling closed, turnout topped 70%, an all—time record for any election in hong kong. that should be good for the opposition. whatever the result, this election will not resolve the political deadlock which is tearing hong kong apart. rupert wingfield—hayes, bbc news, in hong kong. i have headlines for you injust a moment, but first, let's have a look at the weather. hello there. light winds and all that moisture around meant it was a dull and misty day for most of us today, but there's signs of change in the south—west. we've got an area of low pressure again. more weather fronts bringing some rain up from the south—west overnight, picking up the breeze a little. maybe breaking a few holes in the cloud, but lifting the mist and fog. it should be mild and frost—free, particularly to the south—west, where we have the cloud and the rain. that will move northwards and eastwards tomorrow. some rain for a while in northern ireland, easing off in the afternoon. not much rain for scotland. most of it on and off for england and wales.
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maybe seeing some late sunshine in the far south—west, where it is particularly mild. the best of the sunshine probably in the far north of scotland. the next area of low pressure is racing in for tuesday. this has got some tropical air, remnants of tropical storm sebastian in the mid—atla ntic. that will bring some heavier rain northwards across the uk. it will also strengthen the winds through the english channel, with the strongest of the winds on tuesday for south wales and the south—west of england.
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hello, this is bbc news. the headlines. borisjohnson pledges not to raise income tax, vat or national insurance as he unveils the conservatives‘ manifesto. the manifesto also promises to add 50,000 more nurses to the nhs in england, and restore nursing grants. labour is pledging to compensate nearly four million women who lost out when their state pension age rose from 60 to 66. five teenagers have been arrested after a large brawl at a cinema in birmigham last night which saw a number of police officers injured. polls have closed in hong kong where there's been a record turnout in local elections.
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that's all from me. now on bbc news it's time for sportsday. hello and welcome to sportsday — i'm chetan pathak. coming up. late drama and a six goal thriller between sheffield united and manchester united at bramall lane. england's cricketer is in trouble when the first test against new zealand as the close day for 55-3 in new zealand as the close day for 55—3 in the second innings, still 207 runs behind. and sale produce a less tha n 207 runs behind. and sale produce a less than convincing display to beat 14 men la rochelle on the european champions cup.
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hello and welcome to sportsday. we start with a manchester united comeback at bramall lane, manchester united scored three goals in the seven second—half minutes to come from 2—0 down to lead 3—2 only for the home side to score a last—minute equaliser as it finished 3-3. last—minute equaliser as it finished 3—3. bramall lane is an assault on the senses, fire, water and a song about a greasy chip party. it all feeds into an elemental energy that fuelled this smithy and failed phil jones. no file, play on, untilthe final flick from jones. no file, play on, untilthe finalflick from john jones. no file, play on, untilthe final flick from john fleck. a team that keep on surprising. manchester united maintained their faith with 0le gunnar solskjaer. a lease must a
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getaway to good, 2—0. and the strangest thing of all, it had been easy. but so often the answer is to manchester united's problems have come from within. young men like 19—year—old brandon williams. five minutes later other young mancunians joined in. marcus rashford to mason greenwood. 2—2. sheffield united we re greenwood. 2—2. sheffield united were now breathless and bewildered as marcus rashford completed the useful revolution. three goals in seven minutes. and still we were not done. sheffield united embrace the chaos. 3—3 but might technology have the final say? no handball, and quite some end to quite some match. rangers are back level on points with celtic at the top of the scottish premiership after they won 3—1 at hamilton academicals this afternoon. rangers went ahead
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seven minutes in thanks to this finish from ryan jack but lewis smith levelled for hamilton. the game's decisive moment came before the break. this fantastic strike from ryan kent restored rangers lead and he added a third in injury time. they're now only in second place on goal difference. in the day's other game aberdeen remain in third after a 1—1 draw against stjohnstone. sam cosgrove fired aberdeen ahead with this fine strike. but the side bottom of the table equalised when matty kennedy finished off this move — 1—1 the score. it was a feisty end to the game with stjohnstone, who'd already had murray davidson sent off, seeing callum hendry get his marching orders minutes later too for that lunge which meant they finished the game with nine men. there've been plenty of goals in the women's super league with the top four all sides all winning. chelsea remain top of the table but onlyjust, they are a point clear of second placed manchester city after big victories for both sides.
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rhia chohan reports. manchester united kicked off an action packed day of women's super league against brighton, and after scoring 11 goals in the midweek game they were feeling confident. lauren james, at 18 the youngest player in the squad, started off proceedings. wave after wave of attack was then rewarded making it 2—0. she wasn't done yet and got her second after half—time before a penalty taken racked up a 4—0 when for katie stoney‘s team. title chasers manchester city visited bristol. they were 1—0 going into the break. ellen white extended the lead. a 5—0 winfor the second week running mean the sat top the table briefly as chelsea were at
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birmingham city and were dominant. the tone was set from early on and it was a good day for millie bright getting another for chelsea before setting up bethany england on the stroke of half—time. drew spence scored twice shortly after the break before england grabbed her second. a 6—0 thrashing to remain top of the order. arsenal stayed third with a comfortable victory over the bottom side in the league. a single goal win will count against them in the title race as they sit behind manchester city on goal difference. 0ther scores in today's games everton won a third wsl match in a row beating tottenham. manchester united 4—0 winners over brighton. reading came away as 3—2 winners over west ham.
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and continuing with women's football, up up in scotland, glasgow city have beaten hibernian in a seven goal thriller. claire schein got the winner in the 90th minute, and a stunning effort at that, this solo effort getting the job done. victory means they finish the season with a league and cup double. england's cricketers are in a battle to save the first test against new zealand after bj watling scored a sensational double century on day four in mount maunganui. the hosts declared on 615 for nine. england will have to bat for the whole of the final day with just seven wickets in hand if they're to force a draw. michael redford reports. england fans in fine voice at the start of day four but on the field of play it was new zealand who were hitting all the right notes, most notably bj watling as he enjoyed another day of frustrating england's bowlers.
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resuming on 119 he soon moved past 150 and then 200, a maiden double test century. but it was not a solo performance. he was supported by mitchell santner. a first test 100 for him. they would eventually both leave the crease with career—best scores, declaring on 615—9. they are best to score against england. but if england thought they had seen the end of the pair, they had to think again. england needed to dig in but mitchell santner had again. england needed to dig in but mitchell sa ntner had found again. england needed to dig in but mitchell santner had found his rhythm. rory burns succumbing to spend. tell time for one more and jack leach caught with the final ball of the day while i deeply suggested he hadn't hit it. no review. mitchell santner ending suggested he hadn't hit it. no review. mitchell sa ntner ending with three wickets for just six runs, review. mitchell sa ntner ending with three wickets forjust six runs, on the day when new zealand reach their peak, england have a mountain to
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climb. lam i am concerned, no doubt about it, because i have seen england in this position before and it is a mindset, so position before and it is a mindset, so it isa position before and it is a mindset, so it is a case of application and discipline and it is not something a lot of the modern day players enjoy. it is more than a natural game to play in that fashion but some of the other england players want to be aggressive and positive so it will bea aggressive and positive so it will be a real challenge for them to show the necessary discipline and basically take a leaf out of bj watling's book of denial and backing their defence, leaving the ball well. it is important they rotate the strike and that they don't just get stuck blocking the ball all the time but it is low—risk batting and thatis time but it is low—risk batting and that is what we want, building some partnerships and getting on going to safety. it was a mixed day for british sides in rugby union's european champions cup. sale sharks had a tough time against la rochelle, even though the french side were down to 1a men
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at the end of the first half. sale eventually came through as 25 points to 15 winners. while gloucester came close but couldn't quite edga past montpellier, they were beaten by 30 points to 27. paul frostick was watching. for sale, this match was about returning world cup stars. south africa's faf de klerk and england's tom curry were on opposing sides in the final but this much reunited them in the same team. faf de klerk was soon involved. his pass feeding mcginty. england's world cup finalist tom curry was involved in the first half's other big moment. he found some fingers in his eyes and a la rochelle playerfound his way to an early bath. sale got themselves ahead after the break with a penalty try while faf de klerk concentrated on helping his team mates with some grooming techniques. a tight last 20 minutes saw this try from chris ashton but
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no bonus point for sale which could prove costly. like sale and la rochelle, montpellier and gloucester have lost their opening two matches. the french side keen to put that right in front of the home fans. their power on show as they controlled the first half. montpellier had a comfortable cushion after the first a0 minutes, 24-10. instead of eyes it was a elbows in the second half, another red card to south africanjack du plessis was sent to the sidelines. gloucester did the best to take advantage of the extra man but despite this late try it wasn't enough, losing byjust the three points. it's advantage spain after the first rubber of the davis cup final in madrid. after their late night victory over great britain, the spanish team won the first singles match with roberto bautista agut getting past ca nada's felix auger alissiame
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in straight sets. rafael nadal is on court now in the second rubber knowing a win would seal victory for the home nation. he leads 3—2 at the moment in that first set. adam peaty has his first international swimming league victory, putting on a great performance in a thrilling 100—metre race. the league is a new team—based competition format for 2019 with fast—paced race sessions between eight teams composed of both men and women. peaty, the 100m world record holder, is captain of the london roar team. spain'sjon rahm has won the final event on the european tour — the world tour championship in dubai and in doing so finishes as europe's number one golfer. he was vying with tommy fleetwood for the honours and he needed to birdie the final hole to beat him. rahm did just that, finishing on 19 under par for the torunament.
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the race to dubai, which replaced the tour‘s old order of merit, has only ever been won by one other spanish golfer and that was seve ballesteros. there are so many european tour players that could have done it, probably got close, and to think of that list of seve and then me is hard to believe. it is such a big part of spanish golf history and it is really unique to put my name on something that only seve has done. tyson fury will get his re—match with deontay wilder in february, after wilder beat luis 0rtiz to retain his wbc world heavyweight title for the 10th time in las vegas. it was a shaky start for the champion, who was out—boxed by 0rtiz for six rounds. but in the seventh, wilder's devastating right hand left 0rtiz on the canvas, unable to beat the count.


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