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all be about with a solution it will all be about party _ with a solution it will all be about party management, it will all be about_ party management, it will all be about saving the prime ministersjob rather_ about saving the prime ministersjob rather than _ about saving the prime ministersjob rather than what is good for the country — rather than what is good for the country i— rather than what is good for the country. i think that's the only way of looking — country. i think that's the only way of looking at it.— of looking at it. there is a terrifying _ of looking at it. there is a terrifying statistic at - of looking at it. there is a terrifying statistic at the l of looking at it. there is a i terrifying statistic at the end of looking at it. there is a - terrifying statistic at the end of the story, some research from the revolution foundation who found that raising the energy price to this awful level of £2800 in october it would mean 9.6 million families in england fall into fuel stress, which means they are spending at least a tenth of their total income on energy bills. that is a terrifying statistic. the government has been incredibly slow to act on this. what were going to certainly end up having as yet another u—turn where they tell us that they are absolutely not to do a windfall tax. with two let's wait and see. it feels like it's one direction
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towards that. it feels like it's one direction towards that.— feels like it's one direction towards that. ., , , ,, towards that. it does. it feels like everybody's _ towards that. it does. it feels like everybody's been _ towards that. it does. it feels like everybody's been saying, - towards that. it does. it feels like l everybody's been saying, including the energy companies themselves, clearly there's anger in the sector that some companies who haven't benefited. will either side. the front of the i. one of my colleague says he doesn't think he's ever seen two sets on the front of the i before. two massive stories of the we will leave. number ten and his staff are another time. few bills climbed to 800 as price. a reminder, you make the point about 10%, that presumably means that other discretionary spending is cut which has an impact on the rest of the economy and therefore other people jobs and income. it also reminds us as well as the good news from the chancellor potentially, real work for a national strike, that's been announced tonight. and there are other people threatening strike
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action over low inflation pay deals we get into that danger of the whole thing cranking up and wanting at to another. ,, �* . thing cranking up and wanting at to another. ,, �* , ., another. quiet. it's not particularly _ another. quiet. it's not particularly surprising l another. quiet. it's not i particularly surprising that another. quiet. it's not - particularly surprising that we've got people talking about strikes when with inflation this i almost everyone is going to get pay deals with that you'd be incredibly lucky to keep pace with inflation. everyone is getting poor and as you say, less spending, they will come backin say, less spending, they will come back in other ways. we obviously know a lot of people don't have any ability to cut back any further. and that should be, obviously it's on all of our pages today but we will again be talking about party gate tomorrow. this is a really scary situation. tomorrow. this is a really scary situation-— tomorrow. this is a really scary situation. ., , ., situation. the government needs to act quickly- — situation. the government needs to act quickly. windfall _ situation. the government needs to act quickly. windfall tax _ situation. the government needs to act quickly. windfall tax within - act quickly. windfall tax within days as pm throws off party gate. do you think he's got much chance of throwing a party gate? interesting because everyone _
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throwing a party gate? interesting because everyone always - throwing a party gate? interesting because everyone always talks - throwing a party gate? interesting i because everyone always talks about borisjohnson is the great survivor. and he can shrug off... with reason. yes, look at his spell as london mayor and managed to get reelected as lender may are in a city that now he is electorally toxic. but at the time he managed to be conservative, it is something that he has. it might be lost on some of us by now but for some people yeah, he has that appeal. i actually wouldn't rule it out. that appeal. i actually wouldn't rule it out-— that appeal. i actually wouldn't ruleitout. . rule it out. i'm fascinated you say that because people _ rule it out. i'm fascinated you say that because people should - rule it out. i'm fascinated you say - that because people should remember and people have short memories, i have a short memory, you are a political correspondent for a long time before it going to do the media job. time before it going to do the media “ob. ~ �* ., , time before it going to do the media “ob. , job. with boris johnson the ability to shru: job. with boris johnson the ability to shrug things — job. with boris johnson the ability to shrug things off— job. with boris johnson the ability to shrug things off is _ job. with boris johnson the ability to shrug things off is what - job. with boris johnson the ability to shrug things off is what is - job. with boris johnson the ability to shrug things off is what is sort| to shrug things off is what is sort of his political unique quality, right? it's what sets them apart. any benefits from the fact that his opponents are quite weak. rishi
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sunak has been horrendously damage and now has all the problems of the economy that i can follow his door. and well there unfairly, find of accidentally being party given everything else going on, not even a party. i think he's helped by that is or if there was someone strong waiting in the wings baby things would be different. but there isn't. until there is in the conservative party, there's always somebody waiting in the wings. sometimes we don't always — waiting in the wings. sometimes we don't always realise _ waiting in the wings. sometimes we don't always realise who _ waiting in the wings. sometimes we don't always realise who it - waiting in the wings. sometimes we don't always realise who it is. - waiting in the wings. sometimes we don't always realise who it is. rob, | don't always realise who it is. rob, our don't always realise who it is. rob, your thoughts _ don't always realise who it is. rob, your thoughts on _ don't always realise who it is. rob, your thoughts on that. _ don't always realise who it is. rob, your thoughts on that. i _ don't always realise who it is. rob, your thoughts on that. i agree with most _ your thoughts on that. i agree with most of— your thoughts on that. i agree with most of that. i think the assumption has to— most of that. i think the assumption has to be _ most of that. i think the assumption has to be that for now the prime minister— has to be that for now the prime minister will survive, they will be lots of more gory details tomorrow in the _ lots of more gory details tomorrow in the report. do lots of more gory details tomorrow in the report-— in the report. do you think the be more letters? _ in the report. do you think the be more letters? it's _ in the report. do you think the be more letters? it's entirely - in the report. do you think the be l more letters? it's entirely possible that we reach _ more letters? it's entirely possible that we reach the _ more letters? it's entirely possible that we reach the 54 _ more letters? it's entirely possible that we reach the 54 letters - more letters? it's entirely possible that we reach the 54 letters that i that we reach the 54 letters that are required to trigger in outcome.
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it's are required to trigger in outcome. it's thought — are required to trigger in outcome. it's thought to be around the 40 level— it's thought to be around the 40 level so that i don't think it will happen— level so that i don't think it will happen this week but it's possible soon _ happen this week but it's possible soon after— happen this week but it's possible soon after mps come back next month. ithink— soon after mps come back next month. i think even— soon after mps come back next month. i think even if— soon after mps come back next month. i think even if he doesn't, i'm not sure _ i think even if he doesn't, i'm not sure conservative mps who are desperate not to make the decision, the desperate to come up with any reason _ the desperate to come up with any reason why— the desperate to come up with any reason why they don't has to grasp the nettle~ — reason why they don't has to grasp the nettle. i'm not sure they're taking — the nettle. i'm not sure they're taking on— the nettle. i'm not sure they're taking on board fully that they cannot — taking on board fully that they cannot escape the scandal. it's not the end _ cannot escape the scandal. it's not the end game tomorrow in the sue grey report. they will then be the inquiry— grey report. they will then be the inquiry into— grey report. they will then be the inquiry into whether the prime minister— inquiry into whether the prime minister lied to parliament. if the photos— minister lied to parliament. if the photos don't about tomorrow they will come — photos don't about tomorrow they will come out as a result of that inquiry. — will come out as a result of that inquiry, which will take several months — inquiry, which will take several months to— inquiry, which will take several months to take place, in the autumn. no endgame — months to take place, in the autumn. no endgame insight for the party -ate no endgame insight for the party gate scandal. that's not to say that the great _ gate scandal. that's not to say that the great survivor won't cling on. | the great survivor won't cling on. i had the great survivor won't cling on. had an the great survivor won't cling on. i had an interesting conversation with a well known party figure not from the conservative party but another who happened to bump into untrained
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last week who had been doing work for the by election and had some interesting things... tipton result perhaps could be quite significant. we get is at the very end of the month. helpfully for the prime minister immediately after, i wonder if that's intentional, he has to be at the g7 in germany where i and others will be pursuing him, trying him to get to the by elections. and he said something immediately in madrid after. it's kind of out of the frame, out of the great two country. i guess is margaret thatcher proved being out of the country isn't always a thing when there is a crisis in the tea rooms. quite. don't forget, he's got the problem that the liberal democrats and labour are working together in a way that they've never done before. that whole element, everyone's always talked since about 2015 is been one of those topics that keep coming back, what if they work together more? it is starting to happen anyway and i think that
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something is really can be concerned about because that will bring up all sorts of possibilities for lib dems to take back seats that conservatives took away from them and obviously will help labour with some of those seeds. it will be interesting. this some of those seeds. it will be interesting-— some of those seeds. it will be interestinu. . , . , . ., interesting. as a debit man, one of the problems _ interesting. as a debit man, one of the problems is _ interesting. as a debit man, one of the problems is they've _ interesting. as a debit man, one of the problems is they've never- interesting. as a debit man, one of the problems is they've never been lib dems, there's never been anything on the tories are the be in big trouble if they lost a seat like that. who knows what will happen? the ft, energy groups shares tumble as plans to finalise windfall tax plan. they'll be grumbling in this sector as well. let plan. they'll be grumbling in this sector as well.— plan. they'll be grumbling in this sector as well. let me 'ust wipe the tears from — sector as well. let me 'ust wipe the tears from my h sector as well. let me 'ust wipe the tears from my eyes _ sector as well. let me 'ust wipe the tears from my eyes as — sector as well. let me just wipe the tears from my eyes as i _ sector as well. let me just wipe the tears from my eyes as i cry - sector as well. let me just wipe the tears from my eyes as i cry in - tears from my eyes as i cry in sympathy— tears from my eyes as i cry in sympathy at the energy companies. i read earlier— sympathy at the energy companies. i read earlier if you take shell and bp, their— read earlier if you take shell and bp, their combined profits in the first profits were about $6 billion in in the — first profits were about $6 billion in in the first quarter this year they— in in the first quarter this year they were _ in in the first quarter this year
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they were $15 billion. i think the case _ they were $15 billion. i think the case there for taking them on, tumble — case there for taking them on, tumble a — case there for taking them on, tumble a little more is overwhelming as people _ tumble a little more is overwhelming as people believe. this tumble a little more is overwhelming as people believe.— as people believe. this does make a oint, as people believe. this does make a point. officials _ as people believe. this does make a point, officials are _ as people believe. this does make a point, officials are windfall - as people believe. this does make a point, officials are windfall city - point, officials are windfall city ijy point, officials are windfall city by including windfall operators are more than 10 million this year. then they say they want more investment in renewables. it's a difficult thing to hit it without harming it. they've got to find a balance. that does have green energy. at the end of all these problems we have another enormous problems which is climate change and we have to find a way of encouraging that move across. there is an interesting quote in this ft story one chief of the big electricity generators said it had come completely out of the blue, this policy. that's because conservative spending ages saying
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where they do this. here we are. i don't have any sympathy. i don't get many people have sympathy for them. the point is that you want some sort of consistency and expectation. if you're running a company, if you're running the company you need to be able to plan. i think the reason why this is end up in such a rush way is not ideal either.— not ideal either. thank you both very much for— not ideal either. thank you both very much for your _ not ideal either. thank you both very much for your insight - not ideal either. thank you both very much for your insight on i not ideal either. thank you both | very much for your insight on the papers. that's it from the papers. before we go let's go back. apologies. we won't be doing and of review because of that breaking news coming out of texas which obviously the papers have not been able to coverfor the papers have not been able to cover for that reminder of the story, this is the elementary school in uvalde which is west of antonio, about 70 miles west of antonio in
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texas was up terrible event, a gunman has killed 14 children ages between six and ten years old. this is the live scene in uvalde and texas. we heard from the police chief baer who confirmed that these children were between the first and fourth grade. that's between the ages of six in ten years old. 14 children, one schoolteacher dead after that shooting. president biden has been kept informed. let me leave you with what governor greg abbott had to say. you with what governor greg abbott had to sa . . you with what governor greg abbott had to sa . , . ., ,, had to say. first i want to tell you what happened — had to say. first i want to tell you what happened in _ had to say. first i want to tell you what happened in uvalde - had to say. first i want to tell you what happened in uvalde is - had to say. first i want to tell you what happened in uvalde is a - what happened in uvalde is a horrific tragedy that cannot be tolerated in the state of texas. and there is with the action being taken by local law enforcement as the texas department of safety. they obviously now know who the shooter was and the shooter is no longer
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alive. let me give you some details and then i will give you a submission about that. the shooter was salvador ramos, an 18—year—old male who resided in uvalde. it believes that he abandoned his vehicle and entered the robb elementary school with a handgun and he may have also had a rifle but thatis he may have also had a rifle but that is not been confirmed that my most recent report. he shot and killed horrifically, incomprehensibly 14 students and killed a teacher. mr ramos the shooter, he himself is disease. and is believed that responding officers killed him. it appears that two responding officers were struck by rounds but have no serious injuries. the back independent school district
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police department is the investigating agency and we will provide them and the city of uvalde substantial investigative and patrol assistance. we are in the process of obtaining detail on the subject, his motive, the type of weapon used, the legal authority to possess them and conduct a comprehensive crime scene investigation and reconstruction in identifying all witnesses and provide victim services and other support as needed. the texas department of public safety regional director is on the scene and everything that can be done will be done. in addition to that, it is been reported that the subject shot his grandmother right before he went into the school. i have no further information about the connection between those two shootings. the subject is reported to be a —— have
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been a student at uvalde and is a us citizen. tote been a student at uvalde and is a us citizen. ~ . ., ., " citizen. we will have more from 11. fox has the _ citizen. we will have more from 11. fox has the weather. _ fairly big thunderstorms bring it thunder and lightning, some hail and even a report of funnel cloud in kent, that the tornado that's not quite made its way all the way to the ground. it's a blustery climate of day coming up for wednesday. these weather fronts getting blown eastwards across the country by gusty winds, around 30 or 40 miles for all. we start off with rain and less but that pushes eastward through the day hardly any rain left by the time it reaches east anglia in southeast england. while a as bright brighter weather with sunshine and just a few showers, mostly across the northwest was up at temperatures 16 to 18 celsius there is a bit more range come on thursday across the centre portion
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of the uk, cooler air gets into scotland again, sunshine and blustery showers year. drier and brighter and a touch warmer in the southeast where we could see temperatures as 20 thursday afternoon. that your latest weather.
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welcome to newsday. reporting live from singapore, i'm karishma vaswani. the headlines of the governor of texas says of the gunman has shot dead 14 students at a primary school in the united states. this is the scene live in the city, where we'll have the latest on the stories. the faces of thousands of members of the uighur community in china — the bbc obtain packed files. —— hacked stucco though i was looking through these
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