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welcome to newsday. reporting live from singapore, i'm karishma vaswani. the headlines... liz truss wins the race to become britain's next prime minister — promising to tackle i will deliver a bold plan to cut taxes and grow our economy. because, my friends, i know that we will deliver, we will deliver, we will deliver. south korea goes on high alert for what could be the most powerful storm ever to hit the country. and a rare legal victory for donald trump, as a judge grants his demand for independent oversight of material taken from his
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florida home during last month's fbi search. live from our studio in singapore... this is bbc news. it's newsday. welcome to bbc news, broadcasting to viewers in the uk and around the world. it's 7 in the morning in singapore and midnight in london — where liz truss, who has been elected leader of the conservative party, is preparing to become britain's next prime minister. borisjohnson is due to announce his resignation to the queen later on tuesday, and the monarch will then invite ms truss to form a government. our first report is from our political editor, chris mason. liz truss arrived as foreign secretary and would leave as tomorrow's prime minister — the final act of the
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contest to replace boris johnson the outcome. inside, an expectant crowd after a long campaign awaits the candidates. rishi sunak and liz truss. and then, the result... i give notice that liz truss is elected as the leader. of the conservative and unionist party. the words to follow her winning, in the hands of her husband, "a clear victory, but not a landslide." thank you for putting your faith in me to lead our great conservative party, the greatest political party on earth. i will deliver a bold plan to cut taxes and grow our economy. i will deliver on the energy crisis, dealing with people's energy bills, but also dealing with the long—term issues we have on energy supply. and she concluded with the
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mantra her campaign began with. we will deliver, we will deliver, we will deliver. and we... and we will deliver a great victory for the conservative party in 202a. thank you. elation, smiles, and success, the crowning moment of her political career, liz truss will be prime minister tomorrow, and then confronted with an in—tray from hell. the question for her party, and for the country, will she be up to it? i think she'll be an absolutely fantastic prime minister, so, yeah, i'm really, really pleased. bluntly, it's a tough time to become prime minister. we have some huge challenges — we have, still, the covid backlog situation to deal with, the economic shocks that we're going through now, in part because of our stance we've taken on ukraine, and many other challenges. what do you say to reviewers who say, "the razzmatazz is all fine but when are
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we going to get that deal is all fine, but when are we going to get that deal on energy?", because people are looking at their bills and they�* re frightened 7 looking at her acceptance - speech, she wants to get that done and get it done quickly and she said that— on the bbc yesterday. so, i think people will see a package of measures i she wants to put forward. what next, though, for the man defeated? the priority has to be to get behind liz truss, our new leader. if you're offered a job in her cabinet, would you accept? that's not what i'm focused on. what i can say, liz truss will have my full support as the new government gets on with delivering four people. full support, but you're not willing to serve her? well, these things, a, they're not for me, but secondly, it's not something i'm thinking about. the liberal democrats revitalised and dominant snp in scotland and labour
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are ahead in the polls. well, we've heard far more from the latest prime minister about cuts to corporation tax over the summer than we have about the cost of living crisis, the single most important thing that's bearing down on so many millions of households. the uk is in probably the worst and most acute crisis of our lifetimes, so the responsibility on her, because she holds the powers and the resources needed to respond to this crisis, is huge. no plan to deal with l the rising energy bills, the rocketing food bills, the crisis in the nhs, i and that's deeply alarming. the challenges ahead — huge. the challenges now — rather more practical. things don't get any bigger westminster than when the removal vans turn up in downing street. tomorrow, it'll be liz truss's turn, swapping her party headquarters for number ten. chris mason, bbc news.
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our political correspondent iain watson gave us his she does have multiple challenges. she continues to support ukraine because of the russian invasion, the health service has a huge backlog even before the winter pressures. so it's notjust the energy crisis or the cost of living, but that is at the very summit of her overflowing in—tray and that is the issue that she will tackle first. we're expecting later in the week potentially a price freeze in energy prices. we don't know for how long or exactly if everyone will benefit from this, and we don't know exactly how it will be funded. we know discussions have been going on with energy companies. the energy companies about whether people would pay the money back in higher than expected bills further down the line or whether there'd be a massive
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government intervention. all this is in play, but nonetheless, it's moving towards a substantial intervention to try to at least keep these high energy prices from going even higher this winter. so i think that's going to be one of her first priorities, and it is on that i think her administration may be judged. the second thing that is hugely important is notjust policies, but the personalities, the people surrounding her at the top table. they're likely to get under way tomorrow. there is some concern from some of the party about how broad—based that top team will be. would simply her allies? will she reach out to others? the top jobs look like they
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will go to some of her allies. the bigger challenge that she's facing is to set out out the broader vision. just how much detail we are going to get between now and then in 202a. that's for her to tackle, as you pointed out. if we take a step back, what you think the victory says what do you think the victory says about the future of the tory party, just briefly? i think it says that the victory was narrower than the polls suggested. 5796 57% backed tliz russ up white up white 43% back to rishi sunak, so it wasn't overwhelming. she does have some work to do to unite a divided party. you might see a different emphasis than we saw under borisjohnson, but that approach is as yet untested.
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that was oui’ our political correspondent iain watson. some breaking news from canada now. police there have said one of the two suspects in the mass stabbings in saskatchewan has been found dead. the attacks happened in a remote region in the western province of the country. the victims were found in 13 locations in the james smith cree nation and nearby village of weldon. the other suspect remains at large and is considered armed and dangerous. here's assistant commissioner rhonda blackmore speaking a little while ago. at 11:30am, a deceased male was located on the james smith cree nation. at 1:17pm today, it was confirmed by forensic investigators in the section that the deceased is damien sanderson. his body was located outdoors in a heavily grassed area in proximity to a house
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that was being examined. we can confirm he has visible injuries. these injuries are not believed to be self—inflicted at this point. earlier, on a visit to the province, the canadian prime ministerjustin trudeau decried mass violence, which he said has become "all too commonplace". yesterday's attacks in saskatchewan are shocking and heartbreaking. my thoughts and the thoughts of all canadians are with those who've lost loved ones and with those who are injured. this kind of violence or any kind of violence has no place in our country. we're still, of course, monitoring the situation closely and we urge everyone to follow all the updates from the authorities. the priority is keeping you and your loved ones safe, so please be careful. if you see anything, if you have any information, please call 911 to share that.
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canada's prime minister, and we will be ringing you the latest lines on that developing story as and when we get it. for now, let's take a look at some other stories in the headlines. prime minister shehbaz sharif has been visiting the hardest—hit sindh province of pakistan. the aerial view from the prime minister's plane showed vast areas covered in flood water. at least 1,300 people have been killed, according to the country's national disaster management agency. the floods have followed record—breaking summer temperatures. a russianjournalist has been found guilty of treason and sentenced to 22 years in a high—security prison. ivan safronov was accused of passing military secrets to foreign agents. he denied the charges and earlier rejected
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a plea bargain. safronov was a well—respected defence correspondent and his supporters believe he's been punished for his reporting on russian arms deals. china has approved the world's first inhaled covid vaccine for emergency use as a booster. it has been made by cansino and has similar ingredients to its injected vaccine. other researchers, including teams in the uk and the us, have been investigating nasal spray vaccines. if you want to get in touch with me, i'm on twitter — @bbckarishma. i'd love to hear your thoughts. do send me your thoughts and comments about the programme and the stories on the show so far. you're watching newsday on the bbc. still to come on the programme — as britain prepares for a new prime minister, we'll take a look at the reaction to liz truss from around the world.
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freedom itself was attacked this morning and freedom will be defended. the united states will hunt down and punish those responsible. bishop tutu now becomes spiritual leader of 100,000 anglicans here — of the blacks in soweto township, as well as the whites in their rich suburbs. we say to you today in a loud and a clear voice, enough of blood and tears. enough! the difficult decision - we reached together was one that required great- and exceptional courage. it's an exodus of up to 60,000 people caused by the uneven pace of political change
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in eastern europe. iam free! this is newsday on the bbc. i'm karishma vaswani in singapore. 0ur headlines... liz truss has won the race to be the new leader of britain's conservative party. she will be installed as prime minister on tuesday. canadian police say one of the two men charged in connection with a string of fatal stabbings has been found dead. let's get more now on that story. 0ur correspondents have been gathering reaction from around the world to liz truss beating rishi sunak to become britain's third female prime minister. in a moment, we'll hear from moscow and brussels, but first, here's stephen mcdonell in beijing.
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in terms of the government in beijing, really, idon�*t think it mattered to them so much which one of these people took the reins. they both said they're going to get tough on china. beijing might sayjoin the queue in terms of western politicians saying they're going to get tough on china. for beijing, what they'll be watching is what goes on beyond the rhetoric, how does this new government respond? and trade, for example, it will go ahead. of course, the uk's going to keep trading with china. where you have these possible areas of tension are, for example, is the truss administration going to be sending the royal navy through the south china sea back as part of these exercises alongside the united states, as part of these exercises alongside the united states, the united states, or even australia, as part of this new aukus arrangement? these are the big foreign
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policy areas where there could be tension. what will britain do in terms of taiwan? well, they certainly won't be cracking out the champagne in the kremlin. at the news that lee's trust is the new prime minister. at the news that liz truss is the new prime minister. there's no secret that the current russian leadership does not like liz truss. it does not like her very public strong support for ukraine, it doesn't like her very public and strong opposition to the kremlin, the fact that she's publicly called for vladimir putin to be defeated in ukraine. and it didn't like her when she came to moscow back in february as british foreign secretary, when she came from meeting with sergey lavrov, the russian foreign minister, the russian foreign minister. to say that meeting was frosty is a bit of an understatement. i watched the press conference afterwards, and it felt as if there was a cold war going on between these two politicians. they clearly didn't like one another, and sergey lavrov said
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the conversation we have was like a deaf person talking "the conversation we had was like a deaf person talking "to someone who is mute — "we were listening to each other, but we couldn't "hear one another." i think that will sum up the relationship between russia and the uk now that liz truss is in number ten. the german chancellor has said, "congratulations "on your new role, liz truss, i'm looking forward "to our cooperation." the uk and germany will continue to work closely together as partners in france, says the german chancellor, that will be a key partnership. the president of the european parliament was quick out of the blocks as well, saying democracies must remain united in standing against aggression. of course, one of the major pieces of context around this is the ongoing war in ukraine and cooperation between the west, including between the eu and the uk, but of course, that
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relationship has been extremely strained in recent times because of post—brexit tensions. liz truss is very much involved in those tensions. she stands down as the foreign secretary now as she becomes the new uk prime minister, but she was the architect of a very controversial piece of legislation to override parts of a post—brexit treaty that dictated trading agreements for northern ireland. in many ways here, they don't really expect a major change so, in many ways here, they don't really expect a major change in approach from the uk government on that ongoing issue. jessica parker reporting on that for us from brussels. in other stories today — south korea is bracing itself for typhoon hinnamnor, the strongest global storm so far this year. it has made landfall south west of the port city of busan early on tuesday. chris fawkes from the bbc�*s weather centre has more on what to expect. this looks likely to be the strongest typhoon we've ever seen in south korea.
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we're going to get damaging gust of wind at around 230 gusts of wind at around 230 km an hour with huge falls of rain. it's already raining very heavily on those totals will amount to about 100—300 mm, but 600 over mountains. quite quickly as we had through tuesday into wednesday. typhoon hinnamnor will then bring its winds into russia's far east. we've already seen fairly widespread disruption. schools have closed ahead of this typhoon. a number of flights have been cancelled. but these damaging winds could cause problems, the rain likely to trigger flooding across inland sites. the monsoon winds are going to strengthen across south east asia, which means we could see some prodding rain in thailand, cambodia and vietnam over the next few days. a short time ago, i spoke tojung—hoon kim, i began by asking him how much damage the typhoon
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has caused so far. first of all, typhoon hinnamnor is... minimum pressure is 950. the strongest means higherthan a0 mm. it is getting weaker as it moves towards the east coast of south korea. it has got strong rainfall and some of the trees are falling down. also, because it is coming into the coastal area, there was a high tide in the south coast of south korea, which has some of the flash flooding that is happening. the flash flooding. that is happening. professor, if we just look at what has happened and why it's happening, seoul, for instance, seeing some major flooding
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a few weeks ago — is there a sense of why south korea's seeing these extreme weather patterns? well, accidentally, we've got the strongest rainfall that was happening in the metropolitan area. luckily, this typhoon doesn't hit around metropolitan of south korea. however, it is hitting the southeast coast of korea, the second largest city of south korea. that is busan. this time, too, the trajectory is not very unique. after it turns from the northwestern �*s ghost the northwestern coast of the pacific ocean, and then our weather forecast has been forecasted very well. a lot of people have prepared very well to promote, and also, there are several other people
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who give a lot of warnings before it is hitting so that you don't have a lot of damage at the moment. however, the intensity and the magnitude of the rainfall is one of the most violent typhoons that is hitting right now in the southeast coast of south korea. professor at the school of earth and you are my —— environment of sciences. to the us now where, in a rare legal victory for donald trump, a court has ordered furtherjudicial oversight of materials taken from his florida home during an fbi search last month. an official called a special master will carry out a review of the documents seized by agents. 0ur north america correspondent, gary 0'donoghue, explains why this development matters. well, if you bear in mind that the former president has
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really faced a series of legal humiliations, notjust the searching of his property at the beginning of august, but subpoenas, boxes being carried off, has belongings being plastered all over the media, this is at least some kind of stay for him. this means there will be a judge appointed by or around 9th september who will get to review all the materials taken by the fbi from his home to see if any of them fall into the categories of his own belongings. clearly, from the list, some of them do. articles of clothing, for example. but also whether any are covered by what's called either executive privilege or attorney—client privilege. that means, for the time being, the department ofjustice�*s criminal investigation into the removal of those documents from the white house has to stop, so they won't be able to continue investigating until this review has taken place. however, and it's a big
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however, because of the nature of some of the material, top secret documents, the intelligence services overseen by the office for national intelligence here, they will be able to continue an assessment of whether or not any damage has been done to national security. gary 0'donoghue reporting in that story for us. for the first time since moving to california more than two years ago, the duchess of sussex has spoken at a public event in manchester in the uk. meghan markle gave a speech at the one young world summit, which brings together young leaders from 190 countries around the world. it was meghan�*s first speech since quitting her role as a senior working royal. earlier on monday, prince harry and meghan markle were pictured entering london euston�*s train station as they made their way to manchester. and finally, a father and son team from germany and son team from germany have
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won the world' oldest gas balloon race. wilhelm and benjamin eimers set off on friday from st gallen in switzerland, and were airborne for two days, 12 hours and 50 seconds. they flew almost 1600 kilometres in a straight line, along the border between germany and austria, travelling through hungary, serbia, romania, and bulgaria. they are the first father and son team to win the race. congratulations to them from all of us here bbc news. you've been watching newsday. just a reminder of the breaking news that we brought from canada! damien sanderson has been found dead. senior officials say the other suspect, dead. senior officials say the othersuspect, his dead. senior officials say the other suspect, his brother, dead. senior officials say the othersuspect, his brother, is still at large and believed to be injured. the two have been charged for murdering ten people and wounding at least 18 others at a stabbing spree that
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devastated an indigenous community on sunday. lots more when we get it, but that's it from newsday. hello there. so far, the weather for the month of september has been one of contrast. eastern england has stayed dry and quite warm. out to the west, it's been pretty wet at times, and partly responsible is this area of low pressure sitting out in the atlantic. you can see the cloud spiralling in an anticlockwise direction. that's the weather fronts, and they've been kicking in and producing some sharp, thundery downpours. this has been the last few hours, moving into cornwall, stretching up across wales, pushing into the midlands. now, they're continuing to drift their way steadily northwards, and so they will be sitting towards southern scotland over the next few hours. behind it, slightly quieter. a little bit of patchy mist and fog. a very warm start to tuesday morning, with temperatures widely into mid—teens.
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still a relatively quiet start. there will be some dry weather through northern ireland and parts of england and wales first thing, those showers drifting their way northwards through scotland before further sharp showers develop once again into the southwest. blustery winds will drive them further inland. again, not everywhere will see the showers — northern ireland, parts of eastern england escaping them. it will be a little bit fresher generally, but top temperatures still, with the best of the sunshine, at around 2a celsius. that's 75 fahrenheit. now, as we move into wednesday, the area of low pressure is going to just push its way a little bit further eastwards. that means that all of us are at greater risk of seeing more frequent showers, particularly areas where we've not seen too manyjust recently. there'll be some more persistent rain easing away from northern scotland, and then the showers will develop as we go through the day. very hit—and—miss, but they will rattle through at quite a pace, some of them still quite hefty. top temperatures of around 15—21 degrees. once again, we might see 23
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degrees into east anglia. now, as we move towards the end of the week, that low pressure still has yet to clear, and then we could potentially see this little nose of high pressure building for a time. and what that basically means is out to the east, with the low clearing away, it's going to stay quite showery towards the end of the working week and temperatures perhaps into the low 20s. but the further west, yes, we're likely to start off with showers on thursday, but hopefully something a little bit drier and brighter and, fingers crossed, a little quieter.
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this is bbc news. the headlines will follow at the top of the hour, after hardtalk. welcome to hardtalk, i'm stephen sackur and this is lake como in northern italy — venue for the ambrosetti forum, which, every year, brings together politicians from around the world. my guest today is one of them, republican senator lindsey graham, who is perhaps the loudest, most loyal defender of donald trump
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in the us congress. now, mr trump seems intent on running for the white house


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