tv The Papers BBC News May 4, 2020 10:30pm-10:45pm BST
welcome to bbc news. i can tell you that there is a significant amount of evidence that this came from that laboratory in wuhan. the words from america's top diplomat seemed designed to cause she hello to viewers in the uk maximum offence to the chinese. and around the world — the president last night said she und the world — now it's time for the papers. they would bring forward evidence at the right time. my opinion is they made a mistake, they tried to cover it, they try to put it out, just like a fire. it's really like trying to put out a fire. against the backdrop hello and welcome to our look ahead of the lincoln memorial, donald trump again raised to what the papers will be the potential death toll in the us to as many as 100,000. bringing us tomorrow. with me are kate andrews, the economics editor but each time he does that, at the spectator and the writer and broacaster, dawn foster. so it brings fresh scrutiny lets take a look at of his own erratic handling of the crisis. tomorrow's front pages. with an election six months away, ‘more than half of all having someone else adults are now paid by the state' reads the telegraph — to blame — the chinese, as chancellor rishi sunak warns the world health organization — has become politically essential. but this is about much more that the cost of the government's than electoral politics. furlough scheme is unsustainable there is growing unease after 6.3 million people sign up. in the white house that china has become way too powerful on multilateral bodies the times leads on government like the world health organization and world bank, and that america needs to reassert itself. plans to urge uk citizens to download a tracing app —
which will initially be piloted the coronavirus pandemic is becoming a defining, on the isle of wight this week. and some would say deeply unsettling the app is part of plans to ease moment in the relationship between the world's two lockdown restrictions. economic superpowers. ‘emergency extended' last week, stock markets fell reads the japan times — sharply on the threat after the country's by donald trump to take unspecified prime minister shinzo abe retaliatory action has announced that he's against the chinese. extending his country's covid—i9 state of emergency but china is giving until the end of may. as good as it gets. and in singapore, the straits we discovered a new virus... times leads on warnings this cartoon lampooning from the country's national the americans was posted by development minister the xinhua news agency in english. that the country is ‘not even at the halfway mark‘ of it's battle the virus is killing doctors. typical third world. against the virus. it's airborne. it will magically go away in april. the deterioration in relations has been rapid. 0n the front page of germany's frankfurther allgemeine, this was donald trump in the early under a headline quoting angela merkel describing "an hour stages of the outbreak. of hope", the paper leads its coverage on a virtual fundraising i know this, president xi loves the people of china. conference which has raised he loves his country, more than eight billion and he's doing a very good job, dollars for the fight against the coronavirus pandemic. with a very, very tough situation. ‘it‘s a gap year‘ reads the front page of the sun. the president used to talk the paper says it's learnt that social distancing measures extravagantly about his great could last as long as 12 months. friend president xi, about their wonderful relationship. you don't hear much about that now. and the guardian leads on warnings jon sopel, bbc news, washington.
from trade unions that university students in england workers could refuse to turn up to work unless the government can will still have to pay full tuition guarantee their safety, amid what the paper describes fees even if their courses as ‘anger over guidance designed are taught online this autumn. to ease the lockdown‘. ministers at westminster have announced a series of measures so let‘s begin. to support english universities affected by the pandemic including allowing them to recruit up to 5% more students, as our education editor welcome to the programme, welcome to bra nwen jeffreys reports. have people here, virtually. let us university campuses won't be the same this year for students start with the times newspaper. hoping to start in the autumn. download tracing up and get back to no bars, no big parties. some courses may even begin online. work, talk through what the tracing and will look like. it will rely a but students in england lot of people getting on board to do will still pay full fees. if that was going on for a long this. this is the big news of the time, i do think it would be unfair to ask for full tuition fees, the government is trialling a test because i'm not getting the full experience, and chase are on the isle of wight. and i'm not being taught everything that i need. starting university while social distancing continues and a lot it is first going to be prioritised of places are closed is going to be pretty difficult. for health care workers but in the middle of the week they hope that if you are sitting at home, worrying
about what grades you will get, any household can use it on the isle it is not all bad news. of wight. the data will be stored in universities will be able to offer your phone and if you come into slightly more places this year, up to 5% per university in england. contact with someone who tested positive, you will get an alert on so, if you're willing your phone telling you you had been to shop around in clearing, there could be plenty of choice. in contact and what you should do. if you feel sick yourself, you put in wales and northern ireland, the data on the phone and inform the unis may also rely more on fees. in scotland, where there are no releva nt the data on the phone and inform the relevant authorities and the contact fees, student numbers are limited. your contacts. it might be when it no details yet on home student —— one of many routes out of their numbers in these parts of the uk. there's been a boom in students lockdown. you contain the virus and you would have a much better idea of from china, but even those who have where it was going in real time which would mean you do not have to had a great time here aren't sure many will follow this autumn. shutdown entire cities or regions to tackle covid—i9. you can contact the i think definitely it will reduce the number of potential students people in contact with it. the uk coming to the uk next year. because fees for international centralised system will mean you‘re handing over a lot of data about students are high, they bring
yourself and your friends to this £7 billion each year to the uk. centre when you alert someone you if numbers drop, so do university finances. have had the virus or you might have even if we see a small fall, beenin have had the virus or you might have been in contact with it. the nhs and and i think all of us the government is going to say it are anticipating a large fall, if we lose half of that £7 billion, will do everything they can to keep then that will put many things in plain sight and keep universities into very, very difficult financial straits. standards high, back in 2018 we saw so, to help financial pressure now, there was a breach in nhs data so some research money will be released early. there was a breach in nhs data so there will be mixed reactions to putting this data on phones and when it is transferred but it might be a access for all uk universities rate to stopping the lockdown which to government support schemes. has gone on for more than a work —— 0n bigger decisions, more than a month now. not only the on how to fill the hole in budgets, universities everywhere will have to wait. branwen jeffreys, bbc news. privity but people are being expected to do this, it is your duty it was 75 years ago this month that the second world war came to an end in europe. to do this. —— privacy. do you think the surrender document signed people will feel pressured to do by germany was drafted not by senior this, a sense of duty to do this diplomats or ministers like staying at home to save lives? but by an officer in i think like staying at home to save lives? ithinka like staying at home to save lives? i think a lot of people will. in the the british army who was by training
an actor and theatre manager. few people, including his own briefing today with number ten, daughters, realised the role someone briefing today with number ten, someone from isle of wight radio that he played on ve day, as my colleague reeta said it of listeners would download chakra barti explains. the app. 0ne meetjohn counsell, said it of listeners would download the app. one in five people who had the british army colonel who played the app. one in five people who had a pivotal role in ending the capacity to do so said they world war ii. would not do it. the trial will be an actor and theatre manager, interesting because you have a small in 1940 he was called up into the theatre of war. minority, one in five, who say they but army life, his twin daughters told me, wasn't for him. will not adhere to the government what sort of soldier was he? advised to download it but also the inept, i think the word would be. isle of wight, like italy, has an his battery commander said older population than generally. a that he was the worst soldier lot of people will not have access he had ever come across. jenny and eizabeth were small to the intranet or smartphones and children at the time. theirfather, despite being a poor they will be the most susceptible so soldier, was a good writer, it will be interesting to see if and was propelled into ghost writing this app can stop the spread of official reports for the allied virus and stop the most vulnerable commander general eisenhower. from being infected. if it does newsreel: nazism was crushed in the rubble of german cities. work, it will hopefully be widened by the spring of 1945, with germany overpowered out and people will be behind that and hitler dead, the country's quite early. health care people were surrender was inevitable.
the momentous tasks of drafting worried about the wobbly aspects of the surrender document fell to john counsell. the app and the security as kate he was ordered to go away and write a document mentioned but it will be interesting to see if it can hold the number of in an hour—and—a—half, for the germans to sign, top secret. cases in the isle of wight. it is a 0nly he and the stenographers, small community and is very as he called then, the typists, different from the rest of the uk. should know about it. so off he went, and rather stunned, sat down at his desk. older people are majority of the public there. but hopefully it can extraordinary, what a huge responsibility. be rolled up —— rolled out and yes, at first he really didn't know what to put, apart from act people like me will actually be able of military surrender. then he remembered that to go to supermarkets for once. let in the office somewhere was an old peace document that us to go to supermarkets for once. let us look at their son newspaper. the could show him the style of how headline, it is a gap year. —— the these things were done, and so he sat down, and began to write, "we, the undersigned..." 0h, jenny, you say this because you're better at doing this than i am, go on. son newspaper. they have been told i remember it by heart. that social distancing might be in i know, go on. "we the undersigned, place up to a year, it is important acting by authority to reiterate we do "of the german high command, do hereby surrender unconditionally. " newsreel: a german delegation,
headed by generaljodl, germany's chief of staff, have arrived for the fateful ceremony. the general puts his signature to the document, which acknowledges the complete defeat of the german armed forces by those of britain, russia and the united states. did he have a sense of how important his role was? yes, he did. he knew he was making history, and it astounded him, because basically he was an actor. he said it was really rather like a first night. there was a mixture of terror and excitement, as he knew what he had to do, and it was terribly important. it's lovely to think, you know, when i see the footage of the crowds in piccadilly circus, dancing in the streets and cheers, and the famous shot of churchill with his v sign, i thought, "oh my gosh, my daddy did that!" what an extraordinary thing for him to have done, to actually save lives. with a sheet of paper.