best of the sunshine again across scotland and northern ireland, where we'll see 21 degrees. disappointingly cool under the cloud and rain, up to 19 in the south. hello, this is bbc news with lukwesa burak. the headlines. party preparations at the palace — as the stars get ready to come out for the platinum jubilee celebrations. caught on camera enjoying the moment — charlotte and george accompany their parents, the duke and duchess of cambridge, to celebrations in cardiff. cheering here in london, excited ticketholders line up to see a series of stars performing tonight. in other news, russia increases military strikes in ukraine's donbas region in the east, as ukrainian forces say they've retaken some areas.
it will be all to play as england go into day four against new zealand needing just 61 runs to win the match. half centuries from ben stokes and joe root have given england hope they can begin head coach brendon mccullum's reign with a victory. joe wilson is at lords. stuart broad urged england to believe, and then he made things happen. that was darrell mitchell dismissed for 108 and wickets seemed to be falling with every delivery. eventually, they were. broad on one of his charges. soon, new zealand were 285 all out, meaning if england could score 277 in their second innings, they win. if. here are three england batters.
new zealand's bowlers were too good. ben stokes had made one when this happened. overstepped, no ball. captain back in. could stokes make the most of his reprieve? england were depending on him and he was delivering, but here comes a ball he could not avoid, caught for sa and this time definitely out. that of course isjoe root. we have a big day in store tomorrow. theyjust need 61 runs to win. if new zealand can take the remaining five wickets, they will get that win. england's footballers have started their nations league campaign in budapest. the match against hungary was supposed to be played behind closed doors after the racist behaviour of the hosts�* fans, but there were thousands
there as england lost the match 1—nil. patrick gearey reports. a stadium neither as full or empty as it might�*ve been as a punishment for racist abuse, this game was ordered to be played behind closed doors. school children were allowed in accompanied by adults, and when england took the knee, some booing. for england on a hot day, this would be a personality test. defender connor cody is good in a crisis. he saves them here. in truth, we learned little else for some time. flickered in flash, but it was a rare spark. the game drifted until suddenly, an alarm, hungary with a penalty. the nation star with his nation's chance, one for the kids. england seemed tired and hungary had an appetite for more. this should have been 2—0.
harry kane came close, they had been second—best. patrick geary, bbc news. ireland suffered a shock defeat in the nations league, losing one nil to armenia in yerevan. armenia are ranked 92nd in the world, 45 places below ireland, but eduard spertsyan produced a stunning strike that means ireland haven't won in 11 nations league matches. iga swiatek was dazzling as she beat coco gauff to win her second french open title. the world number one produced some devasting hitting to sweep aside her american rival injust 68 minutes and win a 35th match in a row. lydia campbell has more. the court in 2022 has belonged to iga swiatek. 3a games unbeaten and ready for her second french open final, her opponent coco gauff hadn't dropped the set, but she hasn't come up against a force quite like swiatek and in a flash,
the first set was gone. the 18—year—old broke first in the second, and gave the crowd the fight that they so desired. but swiatek has been playing out a near superhuman level, the cards turned quickly with the top seed back in front. this was a master class from the world number one. even the best defence from gauff wasn't enough as swiatek set up a chance to serve. one chance was all she needed. as she wrapped up a second french open title. i want to thank my team. without you, i wouldn't be here. thank you. i am pretty happy that everything has come together. i feel like you are working hard and we all deserve to be here.
you didn't wake up to be ordinary, they said. ordinary, swiatek is not. lydia campbell, bbc news. andy murray was beaten in the semifinals of the surbiton trophy. the two—time wimbledon champion was up against american denis kudla. after taking the first set 7—5, he dropped the second to the american 7—6, before kudla took the deciding set 6—3. he'll play either otto virtanen orjordan thompson in the final. in the match before murray on centre court, fellow britjodie anna burrage missed out on the women's singles final, being beaten by the second seed alison van uytvank of belgium. the 23—year—old lost 6—3, 6—4. the derby at epsom has been won by desert crown, ridden by richard kingscote. the victory made 76—year old sir michael stoute the oldest winning trainer. the race was slightly delayed after a number of protestors lay on the track. here's our sports
correspondent, laura scott. it's the jewel in the crown of the calendar and one of the queen's favourite days of the year. but walter majesty was absent, there were plenty of nods to her platinum jubilee —— absent, there were plenty of nods to her platinumjubilee —— but absent, there were plenty of nods to her platinum jubilee —— but while her majesty. the queen's love of horses is well known. this footage filmed in april in sandringham as a clear example. today's tributes included a parade of some of her retired resources and a guard of honour of a0 jockeys who have written for her. honour of 40 jockeys who have written for her.— honour of ao jockeys who have written for her. ,, �* , , , written for her. she's been breeding horses for over _ written for her. she's been breeding horses for over 60 _ written for her. she's been breeding horses for over 60 years. _ written for her. she's been breeding horses for over 60 years. she's - written for her. she's been breeding horses for over 60 years. she's won j horses for over 60 years. she's won lots of races and she's very knowledgeable. lots of races and she's very knowledueable. �* . ., lots of races and she's very knowledueable. �* . . , knowledgeable. buckingham palace set her ma'es knowledgeable. buckingham palace set her majesty would _ knowledgeable. buckingham palace set her majesty would be _ knowledgeable. buckingham palace set her majesty would be watching - knowledgeable. buckingham palace set her majesty would be watching the - her majesty would be watching the action from windsor castle on television, and she was sent a copy
of the racecard so she could keep a close i. the big race itself, there are a number of regally name horses. we have changing of the guard, royal patronage and desert crown, the favourite. desert crown justified favourite. desert crown justified favour hit him —— justified favouritism. although the queen wasn't here to witness it, the carnival atmosphere embraced the celebration of this weekend. let's have a quick look at some of the other stories making the sports news today. aleix espargaro said he "was on the limit on each bend" after setting a new track record in barcelona as he claimed pole position for moto gp's catalan grand prix. the spaniard beat francesco bagnaia byjust three hundredths of a second. world champion fabio quartararo completes the front row. overnight leader esapekka lappi's hopes of winning
rally italia sardinia came to an end when the finn crashed on this morning's first run. his compatriot ott tanak won six of the day's eight stages to take the overall lead. he's a6 seconds ahead of ireland's craig breen going into tomorrow's final day as he hopes to claim his first rally victory of the season. joe cordina could become wales' first boxing world champion since 2015 tonight when he takes on kenichi ogawa for the ibf super—featherweight belt in cardiff. the 30—year—old says the chance to fight for a world title in his home city "is all he could ask for". it was the last day of the premiership rugby season. playoff spots were decided. northampton secured their place in the top four with a 65—26 win over newcastle. they'll now play local rivals leicester tigers with saracens hosting champions harlequins in the other semifinal. jim lumsden reports.
simple maths for northampton. a win would see them join leicester, sarah quinn's and harlequins and the playoffs —— saracens. the visitor had nothing to play for and it showed as they were soon overcome with sam matt of az crossing the line. gloucester needed to beat saracens, who were already guaranteed a home game in the playoffs, and jack singleton signalled their intent. back at northampton, they were busy running away with it. tommy freeman scored the first try of a hat trick as his side went in the break with 36 points to seven. meanwhile, gloucester were doing all they could to keep up their challenge. singleton going over again for the bonus point winning for try as they strove towards a thrashing of saracens. but while northampton
stayed ahead of newcastle, it mattered little. newcastle fought back against northampton, but when captain lewis claimed their tenth try on his 100th game for the club, the remaining semifinal spot was assured for the sides. as for gloucester, they fall short again. jim lumsden, bbc news. in the united rugby championship, leinster got a big win over glasgow warriors in the playoffs quarterfinals. a week after their champions cup loss to la rochelle, leinster ran in 12 tries in dublin to win 76—1a. the victory sees them face bulls next weekend in the semifinals, while glasgow's season ends in humiliating style. edinburgh are heading for defeat too, they're currently losing 28—17 to south african team stormers. it's tight at the top of the leaderboard at the us women's open at southern pines in north carolina. minjee lee and mina harigae lead the way, tied on nine under par, but swedish amateur ingrid lindblad is hot on their heels.
this putt did put her level at the top, but she has since dropped behind by one stroke. england's bronte law is three under — six shots off the lead. last week they won the challenge cup, today wigan got their first super league win in three games coming from behind to beat castleford tigers. liam marshall was the star man for the visitors. he scored two tries and set up another as the warriors won 32—12 at the jungle. in the day's other match, leaders st helens beat toulouse by 28 points to 1a. that is all the sport for now. for me, it's goodbye.
hello and welcome to the film review on bbc news. to take us through this week's cinema releases is mark kermode. what have you got for us this week, mark? a very exciting week. we have men, which is a horror inflected fairy tale. we have major, which is inspired by a true story of heroism. and bergman island — can life and art ever be separated? men, the clip of this gives me the creeps so much that i don't think i could bring myself to watch it! and you say it's some kind of fantasy horror? yes. let me try and sell it to you. so, it's by alex garland, who wrote and directed ex machina and annihilation. i think it's like a playfully twisted fairy tale about gender. jessie buckley is harper. she's come out of an abusive relationship. she decides to go off to a country retreat to what she calls the "dream country house" with the emphasis on dream, because everything about what we're looking at tells us, you know, there's an apple tree
outside from which apples fall. the grass is overly green. the house itself is kind of almost blood red. while she's there, she encounters a series of men. all of them are a bit creepy and all of them are played by rory kinnear. here's a clip. what is it? what's happened? what are you doing here? has it come back? why aren't you replying? she gasps.