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gabriel diya and his two children drowned at a hotel on the costa del sol. anyone that knew them would say the same thing. they were just beautiful, lovely people. more than 70 migrants in small boats have been rescued trying to cross the channel to the uk. at least 16 people are dead and many missing after a typhoon rips through the philippines leaving a trail of devastation. rescuers have been looking for possible victims of four avalanches that have hit ski resorts in austria and switzerland. before the papers — it's sportsday. .. hello and welcome to sportsday — i'm chetan pathak.
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looking unstoppable. liverpool thrash leicester city 4—0 to go 13 points clear at the top of the premier league. sam curran stars for england — taking four wickets on day one of the opening test in south africa. and clan des obeaux makes it back—to—back wins in the king george vi chase with victory at kempton. hello and welcome to sportsday. welcome to the programme. first to liverpool's statement win tonight — they are 13 points clear at the top of the premier league with a game in hand, after thrashing second—placed leicester city 4—0 at the king power stadium. it comes just five days after they won the club world cup in qatar.
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patrick geary reports. a chance for leicester to look livable in the eyes. to keep them on their side of the horizon. there is a probable chasing liverpool, the relentless pace, most are stretched leicester to breaking point and the just about stayed intact. like managers all over the world, brendan rodgers tried to crack the puzzle but if you focus on one red menace, another pops up. roberto firmino, last saturday he scored the winner in the club world cup final. that experience of glory and what it ta kes to experience of glory and what it takes to get there is ingrained in this liverpool squad and they knew they needed a second and here was a chance, handball and penalty —— from james milner‘s point of view it is harder to understand his calm. that kick settled the match and perhaps much more, from now on it was about showing off. firmino placed in the third on the fourth was fired home bya third on the fourth was fired home by a born and bred red. trent
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alexander—arnold from west derby liverpool, part of a team that our clu b liverpool, part of a team that our club and world champions and they have taken a major step towards ruling england. i don't expect a game like this to be completely free run because they had to have so much quality and who knows, everyone knows what a season leicester is playing so far and how many problems they could cause us but today we we re very they could cause us but today we were very concentrated and we did a lot of things really good. especially then scoring the goals, which is absolutely nice and very important day for us. the penalty hurts us, and we are good players and very good players, we suffer them because they were able to move them because they were able to move the ball and then they are getting further to goals. the players gave everything. like i said, it is about a learning game for us, the physicality of the game and the power of the game. but credit to
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liverpool, they played well. elsewhere, mikel arteta could only manage a draw in his first game in charge of arsenal, while carlo ancelotti got his everton career off to a winning start. earlier, tottenham came back from a goal down to beat brighton despite yet more var controversy. here's natalie pirks. it never rains, it pours. yesterday, jose mourinho's dog died, and tottenham were still reeling from allegations of racism in the crowd during their defeat to chelsea last weekend, but there is no let—up for footballers at christmas. tottenham's subdued fans had something to cheer. kane putting it away! ordid he? var deemed harry kane offside by an armpit. the boos were ringing out on boxing day. the mood was going to get worse when pascal gross's cross found webster's head. brighton have the lead. that was pedestrian tottenham's wake—up call. tenacious harry kane soon had his customary boxing day goal.
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spurs are level. spurs were at the races, and the comeback was complete with a fantastic team effort. super sub eriksen‘s floated cross, a great cutback, and a cheeky finish from dele. 2—1 the final score, a nice way to end christmas. the end of the decade is ushering in the start of a new hero at everton. manager carlo ancelotti had an immediate effect. burnley‘s resistance was broken by calvert—lewin‘s flying header. goodison park erupted, and ancelotti is starting as he means to go on. arsenal didn't get the same new—manager bounce. a lot of possession but only one point. a second—half equaliser, their first shot on target against bournemouth. no time to reflect for mikel arteta, as they play again on sunday. new arsenal boss mikel arteta said he was pleased with the way his players reacted
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after going a goal down at bournemouth: there are so many standards at this clu b there are so many standards at this club that have to be done on that football pitch. and today i think we have done them. other things that i wa nt to have done them. other things that i want to start requiring from my own because we have to keep improving, they will learn on the pitch. and they will learn on the pitch. and the reaction after every time we lost the ball, how we control transitions, their spirit and reaction at half—time, the character they showed going 1—0 down, it is tough because they are in a different —— difficult run. i really liked all of that. the top two are currently in action in the premier league. the leaders liverpool are at leicester where it's. earlier chelsea lost consecutive home games for the first time in the premier league since 2011 as southampton moved three points clear of the relegation zone with a 2—0 win at stamford bridge. chelsea never got going — and it was the visitors who took the lead with this
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brilliant strike from michael obafemi just after the half hour mark. and then, with 20 minutes remaining, a superb team move saw the ball break for nathan redmond who wrapped up the win. it moves southampton up to 14th. and aston villa beat norwich city 1—nil to get their first win in six games. conor hourihane scored an hour into the game, just 8 minutes after coming on the pitch. norwich have now gone six games without a win, and are bottom of the table. elsewhere, jordan ayew scored a last minute winner as crystal palace beat west ham 2—1. sheffield united stay sixth, behind tottenham, after being held to a 1—1 draw by bottom place watford. in the 5.30pm kick—off manchester united have come from behind to beat newcastle 4—1, martial, greenwood and rashford with the goals. celtic remain five points clear at the top of the scottish premiership after a 2—1win at st mirren. the opening goal came just after the 20 minute mark thanks to callum mcgregor. celtic doubled their lead ten
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minutes later after a good finish from james forrest. st mirren got a late consolation but it wasn't enough. in the edinburgh derby, hibs beat hearts 2—nil. martin doyle scored both goals in the first half at tynecastle, volleying the first just six minutes in, with the second on the half hour mark. that makes it back to back derby wins for the first time since the 1970s. hearts remain at the bottom of the scottish premiership table. meanwhile, alfredo morelos got the only goal of the game as second place rangers beat kilmarnock1—0. declan gallagher's dramatic injury—time winner got motherwell a 2—1win at ten—man ross county, they stay third. wins, too, for aberdeen and stjohnstone. former manchester united and sweden striker zlatan ibrahimovic is in talks with ac milan about a return to the italian side. ibrahimovic is a free agent after leaving la galaxy. other clubs are interested in the 38—year old but confidence is growing in italy that ibrahimovic
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will return to the club where he spent two seasons from 2010. the seven—time champions league winners are currently having a poor season and are 11th in the table after losing their last match 5—0 at atlanta. sam curran‘s been the star bowler on the opening day against south africa, taking 4 wickets as england made a promising start to the first test at centurion. james anderson struck with the first ball of the day to remove dean elgar, and there were also three wickets for stuart broad on day one as south africa slumped to 111 for 5 at one stage after some indifferent batting. quinton de kock mounted a recovery before curran stopped him just 5 runs short of a century. he finished the day with 4 for 57. the hosts were 277 for 9 at stumps. it was a hot and gruelling day with ben stokes out of action for much of it due to dehydration.
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with nine done under 300, hopefully we can get the last wicket early in the morning so if we get them under 300 and we have been batting nicely and got some big scores in the warm up and got some big scores in the warm up game and got some big scores in the warm up game so we are and got some big scores in the warm up game so we are confident we can bat big and get a big lead so obviously quinton de kock played beautifully so it would be nice to get early but sometimes the batters plays nicely so that is the way cricket works but all in all we are pretty pleased. clan des obeau has won the king george vi chase for the second successive year at kempton. ridden by sam twiston davies, the 11 to 2 shot beat off competition from the favourite to romp home by over 10 lengths. it's trainer paul nicholls' eleventh win in the boxing day race. and finally to the 75th sydney to hobart yacht race. the fleet set off with the biggest line—up of boats since 1994, 157 in total heading to to tasmania.
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there were blue skies when they left from sydney harbour earlier, with a little smoke from the bushfires that have been raging in new south wales. scallywag and comanche currently neck and neck with the winner set to be crowned late tomorrow night or early saturday morning. that's all from sportsday. coming up in a moment — the papers. hello and welcome to our paper review. with me are nigel nelson, the political editor at the sunday mirror and sunday people, and the political commentator, jo phillips. let's take a look
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at the front pages. in the guardian, the £30 million cost of out—of—court settlements for the police — paid out to people on the wrong side of bad behaviour by officers. campaigners say that is the tip of the iceberg. leading the mail, fury at the barrister who beat a fox to death with a baseball back on his doorstep after it became trapped in netting protecting his chickens. in the mirror, hospital parking win — fees for some of the sickest patients who visit regularly are to be scrapped by the government. on the front of the i, obesity crisis hits fire and rescue teams — figures reveal crews were called out more than 2,000 times to lift patients out of their homes. in the financial times, the slowest year for a decade — only 39 companies listed on london's stock market in 2019, the lowest number since the financial crisis.
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let's look at some of the stories in more detail. with nigel and joe. we shall begin with the independent and district nurses, immunity nurses, who work in the community, tell us what the story is saying... the independent claims this is an exclusive story about new figures show the number of district nurses is not enough to deal with the number of patients who have got complex needs and it is actually not a new story, the district nursing community body said two years ago that there needed to double the number of people who were being trained and it has been capped at only 500 being trained each year for the last three years and it dropped, district nurses have been dropped
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and cut by more than 7000 in 2010. to just over and cut by more than 7000 in 2010. tojust over 4000. we and cut by more than 7000 in 2010. to just over 4000. we talk about social care, these qualified nurses who have a very specific set of skills are absolutely essential in the community. and the timing of this, once the government returns from the christmas recess and parliament returns, borisjohnson has obviously talked a lot about the nhs in the election and we talked to lots of experts to say if you are going to get hospitals sorted out and a&e sorted out, it is fundamental to get the community nursing sorted out as well. absolutely and the latest figures show that every day, 1500 patients are in hospital unnecessarily. these are in hospital unnecessarily. these are people who cannot return to their own homes because they need adapting or there is no places for them in residential care, so they
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are holding up more urgent cases coming in with nowhere to go. this is where district nurses come in, they can actually go into people's homes and sort things out and increasingly complex care that they deliver. if you are going to link the nhs and social care, this is the link in the middle that is actually most important. and notjust old people? disabled people, whatever. people who may have had an operation who need help with dressings or cancer patients who need pumps and treatments, people who have been an accident so you don't need to be in hospital but just need accident so you don't need to be in hospital butjust need a little help at home. boris johnson said on the steps of downing street when he became pm that he would fix the crisis in social care. wasn't mentioned? he said that on the steps but in the queen's speech was nothing. there will be a lot of scrutiny of all of


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