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this is bbc news. the headlines at five... mayors in the north of england say the chancellor's coronavirus financial help package doesn't go far enough, and call for additional support. the conclusion we have reached is that this package is insufficient to protect our communities as we go in to the rest of the autumn and the winter. boris johnson will announce new measures on monday to tackle coronavirus in england, with some areas of the north warned they are likely to face tougher restrictions. wearing a face mask in all work places and outdoors should be compulsory, says the british medical association. recognition for the uk's unsung heroes of the pandemic as hundreds of key workers and volunteers are awarded in the delayed queen's birthday honours.
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and england and manchester united footballer marcus rashford gets an mbe for his work on free school meals, and says he'll keep campaigning. what i would like to do now now that i'm in this position isjust speak directly to the prime minister and, you know, just really ask for the vouchers to be extended until at least october half term. hello. this is bbc news. a fragile ceasefire has come into effect between armenia and azerbaijan, who have been fighting over the long—disputed territory good afternoon and welcome to bbc news. of nagorno karabakh. the hostilities have mainly stopped, political leaders in the north of england say the package although both sides have accused of financial help being offered each other of violating the truce. these pictures were released by the government isn't enough by the azerbaijan defence ministry, which says it continued combat operations overnight to protect their communities and this morning until from hardship, as parts of england face greater restrictions the ceasefire came into effect. at least 400 people have been killed from next week. and tens of thousands displaced in two weeks of fighting. at a joint press conference, the labour mayors of manchester, nagorno karabakh
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liverpool, sheffield and north is governed by ethnic armenians of tyne said thejob support scheme who broke away from azerbaijan was not enough to protect in the 1990s, but whose communities going into winter. administration is not recognised internationally. our correspondent orla guerin is in azerbaijan and sent us this the mayor of greater manchester, andy burnham, said many businesses report near the frontline. in the north were already on a knife edge. the government is expected to announce a tiered framework well, nagorno—karabakh for restrictions on monday. is just beyond the hills, our political correspondent about 15 kilometres away. jessica parker reports. when we arrived here manchester, waiting we could still hear shelling, quite intense shelling. for what will come next. at around 12 noon local time, the guns started to fall silent also liverpool — after days of speculation, it's been confirmed borisjohnson will give details and the ceasefire came into effect of new restrictions and it has been quiet for england on monday. here since then. the chancellor pledged to pay this house here on the azeri side two thirds of people's wages where businesses was hit twice by shelling and over are forced to close. the past few days we've met action, he said, to protect people's jobs. but a warning today it's not enough. civilians sheltering underground, we've been to the home of an elderly if you work in a bar woman who was killed in her own bed or in a kitchen linked to a pub, when her house was hit. but you can see scenes on possibly living wage but more like this on the other side. there has been indiscriminate likely minimum wage, shelling by both sides
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how is it possible to live on two and there are civilian dead thirds of your wages? on both sides. when actually the government has pressure from russia forced your place of work to close. secured the ceasefire and azerbaijan and armenia are supposed to have substantive downing street's holding talks talks to try to resolve this decades—old conflict. with local leaders on restrictions. but some here are not happy that a letter from a chief aide seen a truce has come in. by the bbc has gone to mps in the north west of england. it says, "it's very likely that we spoke to one local man today certain local areas will face who said, "we've had further restrictions. so many people killed, local leaders should be able to help this isn't the time to stop." shape the package of measures for many here, nagorno—karabakh in the most concerning areas." is part of their motherland and they want every inch of it to be recovered. but will what they think should happen here accord with the areas where those rules may apply? more now on the queen's birthday honours, which have been this council leader doesn't given to many front—line workers agree with what may be and volunteers who contributed planned for his county. to the response to covid—19. what we think we have now is about right, we think it's working. we can speak now i think to bring in anything more to lehman pratt, who's been awarded an mbe for services to the prisons in some areas of the county would be wrong and it wouldn't be adhered to. ministers want to simplify the different levels and probation service. of restrictions, a three—tier approach depending on local virus rates. the 69—year—old is chaplain at hmp exeter, where he's cared for millions of us, another for the welfare of prisoners
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new phase in this fight. for the last 11 years. jessica parker, bbc news. he joins us live now from exeter. congratulations. thank you so much. how much of a surprise was it? go it the conservative mp and former northern powerhouse minister jake berry said it was important was a shock to me. i couldn't the chancellor continued to support believe that i was given this award. people who were unable to work once the new restrictions were brought in. it has been quite a journey, hasn't it, for you over your years spent in we have to support our people and our constituents. and i go back to that point that, the uk? why do you think your you know, you cannot take the country on half a journey nominated? i was told i was of economic support when it comes to tackling this coronavirus. nominated? i was told i was nominated because of the work i have been doing in the probation service we need the government to be with us and prisons and especially during every single step of the way until we get to the other side the lockdown when prisoners were not of this disease. able to see their families and their the government has done brilliantly so far. partners. i was able to visit them it has supported millions ofjobs across the country and spend a lot of time with them, and across the north of england. just reassuring them that they are the message i would send to the chancellor rishi sunak not forgotten. i know exeter prison is keep up the good work, stand by us, you have done and it is a bleak old victorian a brilliantjob so far, but you have got to see it building, isn't it? for people who all the way through, don't know it, it is like otherwise all the money you spent previously
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will have been to no avail. are you worried about pentonville. if you are inside, what may come on monday? i am deeply worried. particularly if there is some but i do not know anyone who isn't. reduction in the number of staff and you are not in your side for that —— i'm with my family in lancashire, i don't know anyone who is not worried about it. locking yourself for that number of days, it can be a more demoralising but this virus is going to continue experience. it can be difficult and challenging for them. but thankfully to enter a second wave, i like to think we are able to bring a sunshine in their lives and help brighten up their days. ie notjust in the north of, england, volunteered to do extra hours. where we are seeing it now, but across our whole country eleanor i did, yes. for me, working and infection rates are particularly high in scotland at the moment. in the prison is an honourfor me. i would appeal to mps and council leaders and people across parliament and say, look, we are talking —— i heard you did extra hours. what about the north today. tomorrow we will be talking about surrey heath, central london, the far south—west of england. this virus is going to go through our society, so let's get the package right extra responsibilities did you find for the north, so i, yourself having to take as a result other mps and council leaders in this country can support of the kind of changes miss it must all the other areas of the country when they are faced have affected every aspect with the difficulties we are facing in the north at the moment. presumably? we spend time with them in a moment, we'll bejoined praying for them and with them
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by bbc one viewers for full round up of the day's news with reeta through various problems, john the chakrabarti. lockdown, many prisoners lost but first, doctors have called relatives —— during the lockdown. forface masks to be made mandatory both indoors, they couldn't attend their funerals. including in offices, i was told by the producer who spoke to you that at one point you had had and outdoors, where two metre social distancing isn't possible. the british medical association also to you that at one point you had had to play i direct part in one of the suggests the government funerals yourself. you might do this toughens the rule of six. the chair of the bma, asa chaplain, funerals yourself. you might do this as a chaplain, perhaps not routinely, but actually helping out chaan nagpaul, explained why. at the funeral. yes, i did that and it was a joy and a challenge. what the government has to do is go anyway, i am thankful i was able to back to some basics, do that and support the prisoner. what were you doing that for?|j which is this is a virus that spreads between one person and another and we said that two actually led the service and took metres is the sort of distance you need to keep to minimise that spread. and we have also said in any setting the service for them and spent time where people are closer with the family and just talking than the distance without other mitigations like a screen barrier, things through. and you have been they should wear face coverings. you have to have that rule that applies everywhere otherwise people will get confused. for example, we have had over the past few months, able there as well. yes, i was. we a rule that says you wear face coverings on public
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transport but nowhere else. a month later, injuly, are going into more restrictions and we introduced it in shops and supermarkets, but nowhere else. as we see the figure rising, have you learned anything by going through that first phase of but you could have gone to a cinema without wearing a facemask. restrictions and how you can prepare we then introduced it for cinemas prisoners better the second time but now not for workplaces. staff in restaurants did not have to wear face coverings around? i have learned to be more until very recently. if the infection spreads with people understanding and try to imagine close to each other, walking a mile in the prisoners' keep that rule simple and also try and encourage people not to be close to each other shoes and how would i feel if i was unless they need to be. would you like to see some locked away and did not have my of the scientific evidence that underlines these measures published? one of the issues that seems... family to talk to? i would need some for example, a few weeks ago we were told that the spread was happening in the north support as well. you had some wild yea rs of england in family environments, support as well. you had some wild years in your teenage years, didn't you? and your years in your teenage years, didn't you ? and your faith and therefore people were encouraged years in your teenage years, didn't you? and yourfaith helped years in your teenage years, didn't not to meet other families indoors you? and your faith helped turn your life around. you speak from real and so on. more recently we have been told experience. i had some difficult that it is actually happening in hospitality venues times and lived in london during the and therefore those measures... do you understand, 60s when they were lots of racism although there may be scientific evidence to back this up, there probably is, i do not know, but the fact that we do not see it and challenges that ethnic may be a factor that influences
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the scepticism among some minorities had to cope with. i think members of the public? you are absolutely right. it put me in good stead to deal with and with the numbers the problems and difficulties that of infections we have, eyepiece now. if it is not a rude we should be given information, the public should be given information of how this question, you are approaching 70 infection is spreading. if we are seeing 14,000 infections yesterday, 17,000 a day before, does retirement tempt you? not yet. we should be collecting data through... well, i know the test and trace system isn't working my as well as it should, does retirement tempt you? not yet. my daughter keeps telling me i am ancient, but i do not feel like it. but we should be getting information about where that infection is spreading. i think public and you are clearly not in spirit. behaviour will change. the other thing we have been calling for is far greater information on the app, like you see with the weather forecast. many congratulations. thank you very much for talking to us about that because in my own area, i have been advised that the infection has and congratulations for the great work you are doing in the prison increased threefold, the prevalence of infection, there. thank you. thank you for yet the app tells me we are medium risk for the last, having me. thank you. you know, since time for a look at the weather with helen willets. hello, good afternoon. the app was launched. but if i knew and the public the brisk north, north—westerly wind continues to make it feel chillier around me knew and you could see today than it has been for much in you own area you are seeing of the week. a trend of increase of threefold, i think everyone would take note
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and try to be more careful. because i do believe the public wants to play their part in preventing this infection paralysing local communities.
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good afternoon. local leaders in the north of england say the financial help being offered by the government isn't enough to protect their communities from hardship — as parts of the country face tighter covid—i9 rules from next week. at a press conference of labour mayors, andy burnham — who's mayor of greater manchester — said many businesses in the north were already on a knife edge. the government is due to announce a tiered system of restrictions on monday, with areas facing different rules — depending on how quickly cases are spreading. our political correspondent chris mason reports. eating out in 2020 hasn't been
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straightforward. working in hospitality has been incredibly tough. those employed at this pizzeria in the northern quarter in manchester are worried. it'sjust difficult, i don't know how long it will be going on for, how i will get by. obviously i've got a lot of money going out but not enough coming in. gas, electric, all of it, obviously being at home all the time it will be more rather than leaving at work. yesterday the government said those who work for businesses forced to shut because of new coronavirus restrictions will get two thirds of their wages paid for by the government. but this afternoon, fort labour mayor is in the north of england said that wasn't good enough because... to say to us ona wasn't good enough because... to say to us on a friday evening that it's non—negotiable that some of our lowest pa id workers non—negotiable that some of our lowest paid workers will be pushed into hardship, it's non—negotiable that they are going to be in debt as
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they go into christmas, well, i'm sorry but i am not accepting a statement of that kind. when the statement of that kind. when the state says you may not go to work, you may not trade then people should be getting 100% compensation. being paid two thirds of your wages, especially if on minimum wages unacceptable. the mayors of sheffield and liverpool city region is made a similar argument and they are not alone. today almost 30 conservative mps from the north of england have set up a new group to press their case. the government has to continue to back business until the end of this pandemic, however that may look because if we don't do that, frankly all the money we have spent already has been wasted. and discussions are continuing on precisely what restrictions should be imposed and where. what we think we have now is about right. we think it's working. to bring in anything more in some areas of the county
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would be wrong and it wouldn't be adhered to. back in the pizzeria in manchester, they are making the most of the custom they are getting for now. but uncertainty stalks the future. chris is here. how has the government responded to these criticisms from local leaders — and do we know any more about the new restrictions? we have had a statement from the government in the last half hour, they say they're working hard to protect jobs and they say they're working hard to protectjobs and the economy. they talk about an unprecedented package of measures to support people throughout the pandemic, they point to rental support, mortgage holidays and the safety net. the question now is how much pressure they come under on monday when we hear from the prime minister and whether they are willing to shift, to be more generous in their support for people who won't be able to work. as for the restrictions themselves, discussions are continuing between local leaders in the north and the government. as far as the severity
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of those restrictions it will vary. it looks like the heights restrictions could be imposed on many —— merseyside and the discussion are still ongoing in greater manchester. the british medical association is calling on the government to introduce more stringent measures to tackle coronavirus throughout england. the bma want to see face masks made compulsory both indoors — including in workplaces — and outdoors. it also suggests the government should toughen the rule of six — by allowing six people from no more than two households to meet. a fragile ceasefire has come into effect between armenia and azerbaijan, who've been fighting over the disputed territory of nagorno karabakh. the hostilities have mainly stopped, but both sides have accused each other of violating the truce. nagorno— karabakh is officially part of azerbaijan, but is governed by ethnic armenians who broke away
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in the 1990s. volunteers and frontline workers who have helped their communities during the coronavirus pandemic have dominated the queen's birthday honours. the england footballer marcus rashford and the fitness coachjoe wicks were also recognised for their efforts. the list, usually published injune, was delayed so that people who'd made a significant contribution during the early months of the pandemic could be included. here's anna collinson. whether on the sofa, a kid, teenager, adult... at a time when many felt isolated, they kept us company and kept us for it. it's about feeling good. joe wicks and mr motivator are both appointed mbe ‘s for their live workouts. marcus rashford he becomes an mbe for
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services to vulnerable children. obviously i feel honoured to have that title. it's a nice moment for me personally. what i'd like to do now is just speak directly to the prime minister and really ask for the vouchers to be extended and to at least october half term because i think that's what the families need. there were nearly 1500 honours including six sage members who provided scientific advice to the government but its front line workers and volunteers who dominate. unsung heroes like laura winningham obd whose charity has provided nearly 4 million free meals to those in need since the start of lockdown. we were delivering to homeless shelters, homes forwomen we were delivering to homeless shelters, homes for women fleeing domestic violence, homes with refugees, people that were destitute with absolutely no access to public funds or food. people were literally starving. 41 nurses and midwives are
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on the list including felicia kwaku obd. a mental for on the list including felicia kwaku obd. a mentalfor many, she has supported thousands of nurses from bame backgrounds who are at risk from the virus. i clicked open the e—mailand from the virus. i clicked open the e—mail and there is a letter that says that you have been awarded an honours, and i didn't scream, i have to say i'm still a bit of shock now. it's an absolute honour and a privilege to be a nurse and i'm standing on the shoulders of giants. fundraiser 100—year—old dabirul islam chowdhury has walked hundreds of la ps islam chowdhury has walked hundreds of laps of his garden every day during the crisis. even during ramadan when he was fasting. who inspired you to do this challenge? tom moore. he was walking and i said ican tom moore. he was walking and i said i can walk as well. like captain sir
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tom moore, mr chowdhury has raised money for charity and like sir tom it has been recognised by the queen. with no immediate sign of an end to the pandemic, this list isjust with no immediate sign of an end to the pandemic, this list is just the start of wondering how covid heroes. anna collinson, bbc news. tennis, and the unseeded polish teenager iga swiatek has beaten the american fourth seed sofia kenin in straight sets at the french open women's singles final. adam wild has more. the paris autumn sunshine, a fitting backdrop for tennis' freshest, brightest talent. this is iga swiatek, unseeded, a teenager. herjourney to this french open final is unexpected as it has been dazzling. but even withjust 1,000 watching on, such occasions bring a unique pressure. how would she cope? well, that's how. swiatek fearless, unfazed. her opponent sofia kenin, only a little older but already a grand slam champion,
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still unable to stop swiatek taking the first set. from there she just got better and better. how do you stop her? well, kenin had no answer as swiatek stormed her way to become french open champion, surprising everyone, including it seems herself. iga swiatek. tennis loves a superstar. the sport today in paris may have just found its latest. adam wild, bbc news. and there was also success for britain today in paris. alfie hewett won his second french open wheelchair singles title. he beat belgium'sjoachim gerard just 24 hours after winning the doubles title with gordon reid. we're back with the late news at five past ten. now on bbc one, it's time for the news where you are. 00:20:50,340 --> 4294966103:13:29,430 goodbye.
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