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and, for his captain, that was enough. to win, england now needed ten west indian wickets. and they made the perfect start. john campbell was given not out at first. but replays showed the faintest of touches, and stuart broad had the breakthrough. and england soon had a second. close, close, gone! kraigg brathwaite, trapped in front by chris woakes, as west indies‘ problems deepened by the minute. he finds that length! shai hope, emphatically bowled by broad to complete an excellent morning for england. what would be a series levelling victory now firmly within their sights. andy swiss, bbc news. time for a look at the weather. here is chris. we have had some dramatic skies in
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parts of south—west england. this has been working into devon and cornwall bringing scenes like these. this weather watch picture was sent to us byjilly. we have got some fair whether cloud bubbling up. we do have showers, not many for northern ireland and north—west england, but quite a lot in scotland. it is here where you have got the greatest chance of seeing a downpour. this was aberdeen earlier on this morning. through the rest of the afternoon the showers will be most frequent in scotland. only isolated showers for north west england and northern ireland. further south in wales, midlands, east anglia and southern counties of england, there is sunshine. 23 in london. feeling warm in that sunshine. further north a little bit disappointing for the time of year. overnight tonight showers continue in scotland, but otherwise it is a
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dry night. once again it will be quite a chilly night with temperatures getting down to single figures in the countryside. a cool start to the day on tuesday. plenty of sunshine in the morning, fair whether cloud will bubble up in england, wales and northern ireland. in scotland things cloud up further as we head into the afternoon and eventually we see outbreaks of rain starting to make inroads from a weather system pushing in off the atlantic. temperatures still disappointing in the north and further south, the low 20s with light winds. towards the middle part of the week we will see this area of low pressure spinning off the atla ntic low pressure spinning off the atlantic and that will bring rain tuesday night into wednesday, particularly for northern ireland and scotland. the rain will push into the far north—west of england eventually and there could be some showers to the east of this. still, by and large the best of the dry weather and sunshine will be further south with the sunshine quite hazy at times. similar temperatures, 17
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for northern areas and 23 in the south. this low pressure bringing rain will be loitering around for thursday, so still some patchy rain to come through on thursday. friday looks drier, but there will be a few isolated showers in western areas. the greatest chance of rain is in northern areas with the weather largely dry in the south. with the weather largely dry in the south. a reminder of our top story... ratcheting up the tension with china. the uk looks set to suspend its extradition treaty with hong kong. that's all from the bbc news at one, so it's goodbye from me and on bbc one we nowjoin the bbc‘s news teams where you are. good afternoon. it's 1.30pm and here's your latest sports news. let's go to old trafford, where england have made a really good start, as they try to win the second test and level the series
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with the west indies. henry moeran‘s there for us. after the perfect morning, england have continued to ram home their advantage. they have. it's been everything england could have dreams of coming into the fifth and final day as they looked to level the series ahead of the third and final match which sta rts the third and final match which starts here at old trafford on friday. it all began with ben stokes doing what ben stokes does. in the first over of the game, an enormous six and continued in that vein, to fit the quickest 50 ever by an england opener, promoted up the order to open alongsidejos buttler. england eventually declaring 129—3. that left the west indies with the unlikely target of 312 and england with 85 overs to take a ten wicket they needed to level the series. stuart broad got things moving in the first over with the wicket of john campbell on review. two wickets in the morning session for stuart broad. one for christmas and the
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west indies will be hoping how they can possibly salvage this game now. so far away from the victory target in england knowing these figures can level the series. we will talk to you later on. some news in just the last hour — there will be no winners of this year's prestigious ballon d'or award. it's been cancelled due to the pandemic. it's the first time since it began in 1956 that football's most coveted individual prize will not be handed out. in a statement, football france said the last year couldn't be treated as ordinary. but says the ceremony will return in 2021. nigel pearson says he's been overwhelmed by the support since being sacked by watford yesterday. pearson joined in december when watford were bottom of the table. he's since guided them out of the relegation zone and although they can still go down, his dismissal was a bit of a surprise. watford are the first premier league team to sack three managers in the same season.
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the premier league's all—time top scorer alan shearer says it's time for manchester united to drop their goalkeeper david de gea. he made a couple of huge mistakes as united lost 3—1 to chelsea in their fa cup semifinal at wembley. chelsea's second goal, a particularly d iffcult watch for de gea. his manager ole gunner solskjaer maintains that de gea is still one of the best keepers in the world. chelsea will play arsenal in the fa cup final a week on saturday. and borussia dortmund have confirmed the signing ofjude bellingham from birmingham city. the teenagerjoins the german side for a fee that could eventually be worth more than £30 million. at 17, bellingham is birmingham's youngest ever player and follows in the footsteps of fellow englishman jadon sancho, who joined dortmund at the same age three years ago. and rory mcilroy is no longer
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golf‘s world number one. he's been overtaken by spain'sjon rahm who won the memorial tournament in the us state of ohio. rahm is just the second ever spaniard to top the rankings, the other was the late, great seve ballesteros. the life of world cup winner jack charlton is being celebrated with a special postmark in the uk and ireland. charlton was part of england's 1966 world cup winning side and also led the republic of ireland to theirfirst major tournament finals in the late 1980s and early 1990s. he died earlier this month aged 85. the postmark will be on all stamped mail in the uk and ireland until 9th august. you're up to date with the latest for now. i'll have more for you in the next hour. holly, thanks very much. more now on uk china relations. beijing has accused britain of brutally medalling in its internal affairs. borisjohnson says he has severe
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concerns about china new national. the foreign secretary, dominic raab is expected to suspend the uk's extradition treaty with hong kong later. we can speak now to the labour mp and shadow international trade secretary, emily thornberry. good afternoon to you. does dominic raab and the british government have any choice but to suspend this extradition agreement?” any choice but to suspend this extradition agreement? i mean, i welcome it, but i think that it's not a great deal. i think the basic problem is the government has blown hot and cold when it comes to china. it's difficult therefore for china to quite know where it's coming from. you will remember that the amount of criticism theresa may got when the chinese media itself, when she visited china, said they praised herfor she visited china, said they praised her for sidestepping she visited china, said they praised herfor sidestepping the she visited china, said they praised her for sidestepping the issue of human rights, and before that, there was george osborne who again was also praised by the chinese media as
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being the first western going out into the country and not raising the issue of human rights. we've always consistently spoken out on human rights and we've made it clear what is expected in relation to hong kong's and for the last few years the government has been very silent on itand the government has been very silent on it and i'm very glad to see the government is once more picking up the cudgels on this issue, but one can understand why china was surprised to see it. can china be that surprised? surely will know exactly how it's prepared to retaliate? well, bottom and top of it is that it does look like the government has not made a decision in relation to huawei off its own bat because to begin with it was fine for us to have a contract with them and now it isn't. and the difference is that the americans have come on very strong and been trying to persuade britain not to continue with a contract on huawei. we really ought to be clear about what ourforeign we really ought to be clear about what our foreign policy is and we should be consistent on it and my
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critique is simply that we have not been consistent, we have not been clear and sufficiently strong about it and so long as china knows where we stand and we know where china stands, they must understand that when it comes to issues like human rights these are things we really do ca re rights these are things we really do care about and will continue to raise, and we should raise, and so should other countries who have the same values as we do. there should be unity on this. surely dominic raab standing up in house of commons this afternoon and saying we are suspending the sedition agreement, that sounds exactly that message? i'm not saying i don't welcome it. i'm not saying i don't welcome it. i'm saying it isn't enough by itself. i'm saying it is a shame we have been as inconsistent as we have beenin have been as inconsistent as we have been in relation to the issue of human rights and it brings us back to we now have a blank page when it comes to what our trade policy is going to be. we haven't had our own trade policy for a0 years because it's been set forth by the eu, and today we've got the last day of the
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passage of the trade bill and that's an opportunity for us to make sure that when we are sorting out our trade policy in the future, that we do prioritise issues that are important to us, such as human rights, such as our welfare, animals, employment rights, food standards, these are things which should be modern—day treaties and we say they should be in law and we also saying we shouldn'tjust leave it to the government to sort out trade policy, but it should also go before parliament as it does with every other developed western economy around the world. but they don't seem to be keen on that and they seem to want to be able to do with themselves, but the problem is that what you end up with is you end up that what you end up with is you end up with a policy which is not rooted in british values, and tends to flip—flop as we have seen in relation to our policy on china. you will know better than i the difficulties of the real politic and those remarkable images in this very studio of the chinese ambassador looking at the images of the
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treatment of uighur muslims and saying basically it was a put up job and yet there was always a balance, trade issue is huge this country. of course it is difficult. but it needs to be done. just the fact it is difficult doesn't mean we just give up difficult doesn't mean we just give up and wash our hands on it and say to heck with it let other countries deal with it. we have always the country stood up for certain values and we should continue to do so and we need to make sure that we stick with other countries. let me give you an example. there was a time due member saudi arabia gave women the right to drive but at the same time they rested all the women who had been campaigning for the right to drive and canada gently pointed this out and saudi arabia got very angry and canada was left on its own. we should have come at that point, stood up and said canada is right. why are you arresting women who have been campaigning for the right to drive and in that way you cement friendships and you stick together. countries which believe the same
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sorts of things as us should stick together at times like this. what should we be doing? in relation to china, we need to make sure we get an international alliance and that we all speak with the same voice. and guess what, one is already arranged in terms of the un, so we need to be going to the un and making sure the country speaks with one voice. people say china is one of the big five and so therefore will be able to veto any un agreement, but that does not matter. what matters is there as international pressure look what happened when russia tried to invade ukraine. they are one of the permanent five, as well. but they weren't able to stop the international pressure which was then put on them to stop annex and ukraine in the way they wanted to. it can work and it should work and economic pressure is an important thing. i mean, ithink we economic pressure is an important thing. i mean, i think we should economic pressure is an important thing. i mean, ithink we should be having sanctions on individuals who are guilty of human rights abuses. i think that's a very 2ist
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are guilty of human rights abuses. i think that's a very 21st century way of exerting pressure in foreign policy. it's something we have started to do in relation to russia. i think we should do it in relation to china too. if there are those we can identify as being guilty of the suppression of the week is, then we should be making sure sanctions are focused on those individuals so that they know that they have responsibility and we see them and we see they are responsible. emily thornberry, good to talk to you. thank you very much forjoining us this afternoon. the uk foreign secretary, dominic raab, has accused china of gross human rights abuses against their uighur muslim population and warned they could impose sanctions on the officials responsible. the uighur are a muslim ethnic minority mostly inhabiting china's far west xinjiang province. china denies human rights abuses there, but there's evidence of mosques being destroyed—as you see in these before and after pictures, and uighurs say they are subject
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to intense state surveillance. last year, drone footage has emerged that appears to show uighurs being blindfolded and led to trains, destined for internment camps. the chinese communist party has denied locking up hundreds of thousands of uighurs in camps but has also said the camps are not prisons but schools for thought transformation. it also says its policies in xinjang have been effective in the fight against what it calls terrorism and extremism in the area. well, those images were shown to the china's ambassador to the uk by the bbc‘s andrew marr on the weekend. let's look at some very disturbing drone footage that's been widely shared around the world. this is almost certainly overnorthern chin over xinjiang. can you tell us what's happening? i cannot see, you know, this... this is not the first time you have shown me. i still remember last year you showed me what is happening in xinjiang.
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let me tell you this — have you been to xinjiang yourself? no, i never have. xinjiang is the most beautiful place in xinjiang, there's a chinese saying, you don't know how big china is... ambassador, that is not beautiful coverage however, is it? you know, xinjiang, that is exactly what i'm going to tell you. since 1990, xinjiang has completely changed, because there is thousands of terrorist attacks. that was ten years ago. can i ask you why people are kneeling blind folded and shaven and being led to trains in modern china. what is going on there. i don't know where you get this video tape. you know, sometimes you have a transfer of prisons and the prisoners, you know in any country. but what is happening here? i do not know, where did you get this clip? these have been going around the world, they have been have been authenticated by western
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intelligence agencies and australian experts, who say these are uighur people pushed on to trains and taken off. ok let me tell you this, the so—called western intelligence, keeping up, make this a false accusation against china. one million of uighur has been persecuted. you know how many population xinjiang has? it is just about a0 years ago it is four or five million, now it is 11 million people and people say we impose we have ethnic cleansing, but the population has doubled in a0 years. i'm sorry to interrupt, but according to your own local government statistics, the population growth in uighur districts has fallen by 8a% between 2015 and 2018. 8a%. that's not right. i give you officialfigures. you ask me, i give this figure as the chinese ambassador.
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in the past a0 years, the uighur population increased, the population in xinjiang increased to double. the population doubled. so there is no so—called restriction of the population, no so—called forced abortion and so on. the chinese ambassador. earlier my colleague victoria derbyshire spoke the earlier, my colleague victoria derbyshire spoke to a chinese outreach coordinator. she is originally from north west china. her brother has been detained there for 22 years. and to arfat erkin, who now lives
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in northern virginia in the us, both of his parents have been detained in camps in xinjiang province and he has lost contact with them. zu bayra gave her view on the images of uighurs lined up and led onto trains. according to reports and witness testimonies they are not only detained in the detention camps, and even now the concentration camps, they are also forced to work in the factories in mainland china. and according to reports, those blindfolded and handcuffed people we re blindfolded and handcuffed people were transferred to mainland china in factories as forced labour. you left, i understand, in factories as forced labour. you left, iunderstand, in in factories as forced labour. you left, i understand, in the 1990s. your brother is injail left, i understand, in the 1990s. your brother is in jail there and has been detained for 22 years. why was he arrested? my brother is absolutely innocent. one massacre happened on february the 5th 1997.
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happened on february the 5th1997. after that incident, many people, especially young uighurs were arrested house by house, no excuse, my brother was one of them. and he was arrested in 1998, april, and he was arrested in 1998, april, and he was detained illegally and he wasn't allowed to see any family members. and later, he was sentenced in a secret trial without any lawyers representation on behalf of him or without any family members attending the court. and he was sentenced for life. and what do you think of that? this is absolutely a violation of china's constitution and laws and it's a crime against humanity, and it's a crime against humanity, and it's absolutely a crime against an
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innocent person. why are the chinese treating the uighurs in this way, do you say? one big misconception people have about the region and why those things are happening is because some people say it's china phobia or muslims, because they are being taken, but it is widely what happening in to bat. they were occupied at the same time by china, but even those who started those concentration camps, are the same person. he was secretary of the bat. —— to bat. calling it islamophobia, religious reasons, it changes its
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colonial context to completely different reasons —— tibet. there are religious restrictions, just like language, culture, are also restricted in the region. is that because, sorry to interrupt, you believe the chinese are trying to get rid of the entire uighur community? yes, uighurs make-up 8096 of the region population, excluding settlers, so for china to control the region, as long as possible, it wants to get rid of uighurs, so what they are trying to do is detain millions of them in open air prisons. when you hear the chinese ambassador to the uk saying claims
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of ethnic cleansing of the uighurs are baseless, and they enjoy peaceful, harmonious coexistence with other ethnic groups of people, what do you say? mr ambassador, i think he just needs to think about what the chinese government said two years ago. they were denying the existence... too many months later they changed their mind. it was an education facility, they said, for people who need to work. they needed skills to work. now they have changed over time. they need to look at their own documents and see what is the truth and what is a lie. your mum and dad have both been detained. i think your mum was released last
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year. do you think you will see your pa rents year. do you think you will see your parents again? i don't know. i came to the united states as an international student, but i lost contact and a year later, i learned that my mum was sent to a concentration camp back in october 2017 and my mum was released under house conditions and was hospitalised, but i still don't have contact with her because my relatives signed a paper saying they would not have any contact with me. i want to contact them. today is my mum isa i want to contact them. today is my mum is a 50th birthday and i can't even call her because if i do, they might detain heragain even call her because if i do, they might detain her again and i don't wa nt might detain her again and i don't want my mum to suffer in those camps, wherever they took her, so, ya,| camps, wherever they took her, so, ya, i hope i can see them, but under
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the current situation, i don't think it's possible. what do you want the world to do? i mean, the un has been afraid to act. the secretary—general has been shamefully absent. in fact, the individual states need to immediately assess the situation and make a legal determination about what's going on and also governments need to loudly and publicly demand that china fulfils its human rights obligations. people should not turn a blind eye to going on there. it doesn't matter if one innocent person dies or a million die, what's happening there is a crime against
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humanity and genocide. the genocidal intent is clear because president compared s lamb to a virus which would require painful treatment —— mike compared islam. the whole crisis has involved the destruction of shrines, graveyards, forced labour, intense persecution, sterilisation of women, what more needs to be said? the world needs to act. we will have coverage in the house of commons just after 3:30pm when dominic raab will give details of the uk is changing extradition arrangements with hong kong. do stay
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with us for that. now it's time for a look at the weather with chris fawkes. hello. plenty of sunshine today across england and wales. third time, really dramatic skies in the south—west by one of our weather watchers but this clouds spread for a time. across northern england and northern ireland and scotland, it has been a cloudy day and also we have seen plenty of showers. particularly in northern and western areas of scotland with a view getting into northern ireland and the north west of england too. with those shower clouds, looking like this. through the rest of today, we will continue to see the showers coming in particularly in scotland. and just a few isolated showers for northern ireland and north—west england but otherwise, a lot of dry weather around as we head into the early part of the evening. quite warm in the south. 23.
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london. quite a cool day further north. showers around, as well. overnight, more showers to come in scotland. otherwise, most of us will have a dry night with clear spells, turning chilly again. temperatures into single figures. so a cool start to the day on tuesday but again plenty of sunshine, northern ireland, england and wales, and cloud will tend to develop, mostly fair weather cloud, but it will tend to turn much grey across the north west later in the day without outbreaks of rain to end the afternoon. temperatures into the 20s in the south. still quite cool in the north, 16—17. tuesday night, more general rain moves in. no pressure. a wet night, tuesday night, and the rain is with us on wednesday for northern ireland and scotland with a freshening south westerly wind. most patches around the hills. england and wales, a few isolated showers around,
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but there should be bright weather to come, hazy sunshine coming through, the best of it in southern parts. temperatures widely into the low 20s in the south, but quite cool weather wise further north. more rain left over from that weather system on thursday. that tends to push through on friday, a brighter day for many but some isolated showers around.
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this is bbc news i'm simon mccoy. the headlines: ratcheting up the tension with china: the uk is to suspend its extradition treaty with hong kong after beijing accuses the uk of "brutal meddling" in its internal affairs i'm not going to be pushed into a position of becoming a knee—jerk sinophobe on every issue, someone who is automatically anti—china, but we do have serious concerns. the race for a coronavirus vaccine — the government signs global deals to purchase millions of doses. more retail misery — as high street stores marks and spencer and ted baker announce major job cuts. "i was afraid he'd kill me" — amber heard takes to the witness stand at her ex—husband johnny depp's libel case. commentator: close, close.


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