the newspapers and the story to the newspapers and the media tomorrow. and i would guess, this is speculative, that the treasury and the chancellor aren't thrilled about having this rushed through. so, ithink thrilled about having this rushed through. so, i think they would rather have held it back, but they have to do it. the problem is, i don't think it's anything enough to metre eight the tidal wave of bad news that will hit individual families over the next few months. mo hussein, quickly, simonjack, our business editor saying this package of support is going to cost £10 billion. partly financed by an in —— a windfall tax, and the government will knock hundreds of pounds off all energy bills this winter. there
are some conservative ministers who've been saying the whole idea is very unconservative. what's your take on that? i very unconservative. what's your take on that?— very unconservative. what's your take on that? ~ ., take on that? i think the government was too quick— take on that? i think the government was too quick to _ take on that? i think the government was too quick to dismiss _ take on that? i think the government was too quick to dismiss this. - take on that? i think the government was too quick to dismiss this. there l was too quick to dismiss this. there have been_ was too quick to dismiss this. there have been conservative administrations. i work for one of them, _ administrations. i work for one of them, and — administrations. i work for one of them, and it_ administrations. i work for one of them, and it did take forward windfall— them, and it did take forward windfall taxes, and george osborne did as _ windfall taxes, and george osborne did as well. i think the conservative party have to remember that a _ conservative party have to remember that a significant amount of their voters _ that a significant amount of their voters in — that a significant amount of their voters in 2019 were also unconservative. when the prime minister— unconservative. when the prime minister won unconservative. when the prime ministerwon in unconservative. when the prime minister won in parts of the country that never— minister won in parts of the country that never voted conservative. thinking — that never voted conservative. thinking outside the box and thinking _ thinking outside the box and thinking meeting the room, this is a popular— thinking meeting the room, this is a popular measure. yes, there are questions. — popular measure. yes, there are questions, but it shows government's cycle _ questions, but it shows government's cycle the _ questions, but it shows government's cycle the i_ questions, but it shows government's cycle. the i think it is the right thing _ cycle. the i think it is the right thing to— cycle. the i think it is the right thing to do, and of course, tomorrow is linked _ thing to do, and of course, tomorrow is linked to— thing to do, and of course, tomorrow is linked to shifting the agenda and sees the _ is linked to shifting the agenda and sees the narrative. i don't think the government can wait. people are
suffering _ the government can wait. people are suffering and need help seeing her. let's focus — suffering and need help seeing her. let's focus on the united states as our last story. horrific mass shooting in texas, and the i's front pages of pictures of some of the victims and that quote from joe biden. kim darroch, as a former ambassador to the us, you know that country very well. will there ever be reform of en la? ﬁgs well. will there ever be reform of en la? �* , , well. will there ever be reform of en la? ~ , , �*, well. will there ever be reform of en la? as you implied, it's a horrifying — en la? as you implied, it's a horrifying story _ en la? as you implied, it's a horrifying story -- _ en la? as you implied, it's a horrifying story -- of- en la? as you implied, it's a horrifying story -- of gun i en la? as you implied, it's a l horrifying story -- of gun law. en la? as you implied, it's a - horrifying story -- of gun law. 19 horrifying story —— of gun law. 19 young children in a couple teachers killed. but it's one in a series of these events, and there are... they happen almost monthly, and then you get events like sandy hook back in 2012, like parkland in 2018, when i
think 18 students were killed. all the way back to columbine. biden smoke quite powerfully in emergencies. —— spoke. i've heard previous ones about previous message of yours. there are 80 million guns in america, and extraordinarily weak laws —— previous messages. is it going to change? it and change with parkland, it didn't change with columbine, sandy hook. i don't believe it will change now. it's become such a divisive left, right, multicultural as well as political issue that you just cannot get the political majority to change it, no matter how terrible the events that are unfolding are. m0. matter how terrible the events that are unfolding are.— are unfolding are. mo, it's extraordinary, _ are unfolding are. mo, it's extraordinary, america - are unfolding are. mo, it's extraordinary, america is| are unfolding are. mo, it's - extraordinary, america is awash are unfolding are. mo, it's _ extraordinary, america is awash with guns. no other country quite like it
in terms of the number of guns. so many americans feel so passionately about the right to bear arms. this is devastating _ about the right to bear arms. this is devastating and senseless, and is quite _ is devastating and senseless, and is quite striking that guns are now the leading _ quite striking that guns are now the leading cause of death for children and teenagers in the us as well. but ifear— and teenagers in the us as well. but i fear that— and teenagers in the us as well. but i fear that things will not change because — i fear that things will not change because that right to bear arms is so ingrained and i think taken so personally by people as well. any change _ personally by people as well. any change to — personally by people as well. any change to that would be seen as a huge _ change to that would be seen as a huge infringement, but ijust find it shocking that in primary schools, and other— it shocking that in primary schools, and other educational establishments, children's are taught— establishments, children's are taught anti—gun drills. ijust can't really— taught anti—gun drills. ijust can't really comprehend what that would be like, really comprehend what that would be like. but _ really comprehend what that would be like, but sadly, you see residents of different parties coming up,
expressing sorrow and anger —— presidents, _ expressing sorrow and anger —— presidents, and yet it continues to happen— presidents, and yet it continues to happen some point there are some real raw— happen some point there are some real raw emotion we saw from president _ real raw emotion we saw from president biden and real raw emotion we saw from president biden am— president biden and other politicians. _ president biden and other politicians. they - president biden and other politicians. they talk - president biden and other| politicians. they talk about president biden and other - politicians. they talk about this in really emotional terms, understandably, given the horror of whatjust happened. yes. understandably, given the horror of whatjust happened.— what “ust happened. yes, they do, and whatjust happened. yes, they do, and is absolutely _ whatjust happened. yes, they do, and is absolutely horrifying, - whatjust happened. yes, they do, and is absolutely horrifying, and i and is absolutely horrifying, and president biden i expect will have to meet in the white house the families of those who have lost children, which is going to be really traumatic for him. but the politics of this is so difficult, it's notjust you can't get restrictions on gun sales, you can't even get the most minor checks into other people have a history of mental illness before they buy guns. you can't even stop the sale of devices which turn automatic weapons
into something like machine guns. you can't even get restrictions on that because the gun lobby �*s say this is the thin end of the wedge and there are plenty of congressmen and there are plenty of congressmen and senators, mostly republicans, i have to say, who can be heard already out there — i saw ted cruz on tv earlier defending people's right to bear arms, despite what is happened. i see no way forwards. really good to get your analysis. thank you so much for talking to us. lord darroch and mo hussein will be back again at 11:30. with another review coming up. do you tune in for that. for now, a very good night. —— do tune in. good evening. british number one emma raducanu
was unable to capitalise i'm marc edwards with your sport. on a one—set lead as her french open debut ended with a defeat in the second round. the reigning us open champion started strongly against aliaksandra aliaksandra sasnovich to take the first set 6—3. however, her belarusian opponent came roaring back and proved too strong for the 12th seed, coming through 3—6,6—1,6—1. despite the defeat raducanu says being injury free has been her "biggest win" and she was positive about her clay court season this year. i think ithinkl i think i definitely got stronger as recruiting went on. itjust takes a lot more to win the point on this surface, and you hit a ball flat, it doesn't really do that much. so i definitely learned when to use the shape and stuff. but, yeah, i still feel like i got quite a long way to go. but overall, i would say i've
definitely had a good first experience on the play, and i think that i can definitely improve a lot more than what i am right now. it's been a very busy afternoon in the men's draw, with lots of the top seeds in action. teenage sensation carlos alcaraz won his second match, and defending champion novak djokovic is through to the third third round as well. he had a relatively comfortable day. with a straight sets victory against slovakia's alex molcan. djokovic is searching for his 21st grand slam victory and his third at roland garros. rafael nadal�*s quest to reclaim the french open continued in style with a straight sets victory over corentin mouet. having waited all day to step foot on court philippe chatrier,
wasn't quite as straight forward for third seed alexander zverev, though. he had to come from 2 sets down and match point down to beat sebastian baez in five sets. jose mourinho's roma have beaten feyenoord to win the inaugural uefa conference league. the inaugural uefa conference league — theirfirst trophy of any sort since 2008. the only goal of the game came in the first half through nicolo zaniolo. mourinho becomes the first manager to win all three major club european trophies with a perfect record of five wins from five finals. england's tammy abraham and chris smalling both picked up winner's medals. it's roma's first recognised trophy since they won the fairs cup all the way back in 1961. there's been an update on mo salah's much talked about new contract. he's confirmed that he will be
at liverpool next season, but he wouldn't be drawn over whether he will sign a new deal. the striker�*s current agreement ends injune 2023, which has led to speculation that he could be sold if he didn't sign. he's been training today ahead of his team's champions league final against real madrid on saturday. i'm focused with the team. i want the champions league again. hopefully give it to me after. i'm focused — hopefully give it to me after. i'm focused with the team, i don't want focused with the team, idon't want to talk— focused with the team, i don't want to talk about. i'm staying next season — to talk about. i'm staying next season for— to talk about. i'm staying next season for sure. meanwhile, liverpool managerjurgen klopp is hopeful that midfielder thiago can make the squad for the champions league final in paris. he went off injured against wolves in the team's last premier league match of the season. a 12—week saga is almost over after the government approved
the the £4.25 billion takeover of chelsea football club by la dodgers co owner todd boehly led consortium. the deal has been one of the most complex in the history of the sport, as our senior sports news correspondent laura scott explains. this is the moment fans have been waiting for since roman abramovich announced he would sell the club back in march after nearly 20 years of ownership. there have been unprecedented complexities to this whole process the club due to the sanctions that were placed on abramovich — the freezing of his assets including chelsea do to his links with vladimir putin, but finally, late last night, the government got the legal assurances they needed to put forward a special licence to enable the sale of the club. they said they were assured that the proceeds of the sale what it benefit abramovich orany the sale what it benefit abramovich or any other sanctioned individuals, and now they will ensure that the proceeds go to humanitarian efforts in ukraine to support the victims of the war they are.
former manchester city captain vincent kompany is in talks with relegated burnley, about their vacant manager's job. anderlecht confirmed that kompany had left the club after finishing third in the league this season, and ending up as runners—up in the belgian cup final. it's understood kompany is on a three—man burnley shortlist. britain's simon yates has abandoned the giro d'italia, with four stages to go. he has struggled since injuring his knee in a crash on stage 4. stage 17 was won by colombia's santiago buitrago, after he broke clear on the final climb. richard carapaz keeps the leader's pinkjersey. he's still three seconds clear ofjai hindley in the overall standings. finally, he's england's leading all—time test run—scorer and has 72 first—class centuries under his belt, centuries under his belt. former england captain alastair cook turned out for bedfordshire young farmers cc in a 12—over game against potton town yesterday. but after making 20 from 15 balls, he tried to swing the young
seam bowler to the leg—side and his middle stump was knocked back. what a moment. the 15—year—old is called kyran shackleton. perhaps a name to keep an eye on. the failure sport from now. for me, marc edwards, and the rest of the team, goodbye. hello again. eastern england had the best of wednesday's weather, i think it's fair to say. eight hours of sunshine recorded in durham, the sunniest spot in the whole of the country, and holbeach in lincolnshire had the highest temperature, up to 20 degrees. meanwhile, through the midlands, a fine end to the day. lovely sunset sent in by one of our weather watcher pictures. right now, the cloud is starting to thicken up across northern ireland with outbreaks of rain starting to move its way in. for the most part, it's going to be a mild start to thursday morning, the exception scotland, where we'll have temperatures down into quite low single figures in the countryside. this rain is going to be pushing across from northern ireland into northern england, perhaps southern scotland, the north midlands, north wales,
and through the day, that front weakens as it slowly slides towards lincolnshire. now, to the southeast of the front, quite a bit of cloud, but some sunny spells and feeling warm — 21 degrees for the highest temperature. but it gets colder and colder further north. for scotland, blustery showers, and for northern areas, as well as those strong winds, we'll only have temperatures of around 11 degrees.
welcome to newsday, reporting live from singapore, i'm karishma vaswani. the headlines... the deadliest shooting at a us elementary school for a decade — 19 children, aged between seven and ten are left dead. in the town of uvalde, there's grief, shock, and anger. president biden says he's sick of the carnage caused by gun violence. the idea that an 18—year—old can walk into a store and buy weapons of war designed and marketed to kill is i thinkjust wrong. war designed and marketed to kill is i thinkjust wrong. also in the headlines: britain's prime minister borisjohnson says he will not resign after a highly—critical report