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this is bbc news, i'm lukwesa burak. the headlines at 5pm: there's been renewed violence in hong kong, with pro—democracy protesters defying a ban on rallying. thousands take to the streets across the uk to condemn borisjohnson‘s decision to suspend parliament. i never thought at my age, 61 years of age, i'd have to be here in whitehall protesting against the shut—down of parliament. more than 50 migrants have been detained as they tried to cross the english channel to reach kent. several boats have been intercepted. same—sex couples could be allowed to compete on strictly come dancing from next year. puts it back into wards in there if the goal! gets the equaliser! and in the sport at 5:30pm, manchester united draw with southampton in the premier
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league. tens of thousands of pro—democracy demonstrators have taken to the streets in hong kong in defiance of a police ban. petrol bombs were thrown at officers, who responded to the protesters by firing tear gas and water cannons. the event was called to mark five years since beijing ruled out fully democratic elections in the territory. our correspondent stephen mcdonnell gave this update from hong kong. i am beside a couple of officers here. you can see water cannon is being deployed. people here are ducking down beneath the parapet to also avoid tear gas which is being fired. you can see from above.
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to the right here, you can see the protesters coming in and they are moving forward towards the government headquarters, where they may be able to throw molotov cocktails at closer proximity to the police at times. there goes one now, catching fire on the barricades. this is the violent showdown people predicted when permission was denied to have this march today and also follows the arrest of high profile pro—democracy figures here. and so the riot police now coming through the causeway bay shopping area. quick step. behind them, they have the water cannon. and they are looking to mop up any protesters remaining in this area. and as has been the way, when the riot police come
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through with such force, in such numbers, protesters, they tend to scamper. especially they know, behind them, riot police have these two water cannon trucks. the government is showing no sign that it's prepared to hear any of the demands of the protesters. activists say they are going to keep turning up and confronting the police if their demands are not met. despite the police telling people not to come out and protest today, we had large crowds, tens of thousands of people, risking arrest. and itjust shows you the depth of the problem with both sides digging in. and all along, every time we have a clash like this, people in the city are wondering are we one step closer to that central government intervention, which would involve the people's armed police or troops from the chinese mainland getting involved.
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timothy mclaughlin is a journalist based in hong kong. you've been at the protests today. the protesters again defying the authorities. what do you think this says about the movement?” authorities. what do you think this says about the movement? i think banning the march, which the police did it yesterday, certainly angered a lot of people. i believe rightfully so. it is their right to come out and peacefully protest in hong kong and give their views on things. i was surprised by the turnout today. a lot larger than i originally expected. i thought maybe some people would stay away, given the risk that this was considered unlawful from the beginning. but by mid afternoon, it was clear as the report said, there were tens of thousands people out there streaming every which way to the city,
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crisscrossing the hong kong island. you said you were surprised by the numbers. what else did you see in the streets? was there a change in tactics that was obvious?” the streets? was there a change in tactics that was obvious? i think one of the major developments we have seen is the deployment of these water cannon trucks the police have rolled out. today was a second time we have seen them and they certainly seem we have seen them and they certainly seem to be a deterrent when they do show up because people know the power that they have. they can drop people off the streets very quickly. we saw those today. we saw them firing water that was dyed blue. that is done to mark the protesters of theirskin and that is done to mark the protesters of their skin and clothes are dyed so of their skin and clothes are dyed so it is easy for police would edify them later on so it is easy for police would edify them lateron in so it is easy for police would edify them later on in the week or the date. that certainly seems to be a new tool that we are seeing by police they have rolled out quite re ce ntly police they have rolled out quite recently that we saw the day a little bit more than we have seen in the past couple of days. both sides appear to be the past couple of days. both sides appearto be digging the past couple of days. both sides appear to be digging in. the past couple of days. both sides appearto be digging in. do the past couple of days. both sides appear to be digging in. do you think there is any obvious end in sight? well, of the five demands the
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protesters have put forward, too, for withdrawal of the bill and independent inquiry into how this all unfolded, are the two most widely accepted. a huge part of the population here, and not by the population here, and not by the population but by the city elites and moderates and even some people in the pro—establishment government would like to see those two demands at least met or discussed for cool tensions here. but the chief executive has shown no sign that she has any interest in addressing any of those demands or those two demands in particular. so, no, i think this will continue on for a while. 0k, thank you very much for joining us. large demonstrations are taking place across the uk against boris johnson's decision to suspend parliament for five weeks in the run—up to brexit. the government insists it is acting properly, but critics claim the plan is a brazen bid to sideline mps opposed to the government's brexit plans.
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the biggest protest was in central london, where waterloo and westminster bridges were blocked and trafalgar square was brought to a standstill. we'll have more on this story in the next few minutes. the chancellor, sajid javid, has insisted his relationship with the prime minister is "fantastic" and "as strong as ever" despite reports he had an angry row with borisjohnson over the sacking of one of his special advisers. mrjavid is said to have heard about the sacking of sonia khan only after it had happened. the chancellor spoke to radio 4's today programme. well, i am not going to discuss personnel issues, it wouldn't be appropriate. i think my views are well understood. the relationship is fantastic with the prime minister. this is a prime minister that, first before he was prime minister, someone i have always got on with incredibly well,
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and it has been a real privilege for me to work with him so closely on delivering on these people's priorities, and that relationship is as strong as ever, and what it does mean, by having that strong link, is that we can focus on all these things that matter to so many people. what about your relationship with dominic cummings? i am not going to talk about personal relationships, especially when — you asked me about the prime minister, it is perfectly correct to do that, the prime minister is my boss and we work together, along with other cabinet colleagues to deliver, so i am not here to talk about particular individuals that are advisers in downing street. more migrants have arrived on the kent coast today, the latest in a wave reaching the uk from france. more than 200 have crossed the channel in the last ten days. yesterday, the home secretary, priti patel, said urgent action was needed to stem the flow. our correspondent leigh milner has more details. so, what we've been told is that 50
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migrants were actually spotted in kent this morning by coastguards, trying to cross the english channel. what we don't know is where they've come from. but what we've been told by officials is that they've currently been detained. and also, in fact, several other boats have actually been intercepted. as you can imagine, search and rescue operations will be taking place in that area. so, if you are living in kent today, just expect some activity there. and as you mentioned before, you know, the home secretary said urgent action had to be taken to tackle the migrants crisis. particularly migrants using small boats trying to cross the channel, because that is, as we can see, it's extremely dangerous, extremely choppy waters there. and to be fair, following that announcement, british and french ministers have agreed to work together to try and tackle this problem. and speaking to french officials, they say they have seen a rise, particularly over the past couple of months, possibly because of the warm and hot weather, and just looking here, we've got some figures. since january, more than 1000
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migrants have either been rescued by british or french coastguards. that's more than double the number in comparison to the whole of last year. ok, i mean, normally when we talk about migrants trying to cross the channel, they're using lorries. we've seen a different side to this now. certainly. so, it's important to remember, we are seeing a rise in the number of migrants using small boats, but, in comparison, looking at the figures, it seems as though lorries are still the favoured option. you know, a year ago, migrants illegally crossing the channel was quite a rare occurrence. now, we're seeing hundreds trying to make thatjourney. why? well, it's easier, and it's cheaper. police in france say one man has died and six other people have been injured in a knife attack at a metro station near the city of lyon. reports say one person has been arrested, but another fled the scene.
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the us national hurricane centre says a powerful storm threatening the bahamas and florida has gathered strength and is now expected to be the strongest weather system to hit the us coast in decades. hurricane dorian now has winds of more than 215 kilometres an hour. this is how the bbc weather centre expects the hurricane to develop over the next few days. it's now marked as a category four storm, one that is considered to be extremely dangerous. cbs news correspondent hilary lane is in cocoa beach in florida. people here are breathing a sigh of relief. much of florida and cocoa beach here was in dorian‘s direct path yesterday, but overnight, those models shifted and showed the storm going out to sea and also hitting places like north carolina and georgia as of now. many people in florida were in line for hours getting gas. they were hunkering down. they were getting supplies, but everyone now breathing a sigh of relief as there is a good chance
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the storm will miss florida at this time. but still a very uncertain storm, and it can make many changes before it's expected to make landfall on tuesday. in terms of preparations that are still being made? yeah, absolutely, i mean, especially when people thought that the storm was going to directly hit florida, there were hundreds of cars waiting outside gas stations. people waited for hours, gas is out now in many gas stations throughout florida. if you went into a walmart or any grocery store in florida, the shelves for water — completely empty. people bought cases and cases. the governor of florida told everyone that they should stockpile enough food, water and medicine for about a week, but again, we are seeing people breathe a sigh of relief. things are starting to loosen up here as hurricane dorian takes a different track. but very uncertain at this time. it can still hit north florida, and georgia and north carolina are still paying very close attention to this storm. in a few minutes' time, viewers on bbc one willjoin us
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for a round—up of the day's news with clive myrie. before that... same—sex couples could be allowed to compete on strictly come dancing from next year. the bbc said strictly come dancing is an inclusive show and would consider including same—sex pairings between celebrities and professional dancers in the future "should the opportunity arise". earlier, i spoke to robin windsor, a former professional dancer on the show, who welcomes the move. strictly has always been pitched as a family show, and in their own words a few years back, they said that's the reason they wouldn't include same—sex couples. what did you make of that at the time? it was very disheartening at the time, but of course families are now made up very differently than they were, and i think it is fantastic that they are open to have some more inclusivity on the show. what is your experience of same—sex dancing? the first time i saw it, i found it strange, because growing up, you had never really seen that. generally, it is between a man and a woman, or two women dancing together, because there's never enough boys to go around, and of course, there are thousands
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of girls who dance with each other, and we always think of same—sex partnerships, when we mention it for strictly, as two men, but it can of course be two women as well. how does strictly compare with other versions of the show around the world? in australia, it's called dancing with the stars. we had an incredible drag act dancing with a man, and it was so well—received by the australian public, they were the nation's sweethearts at the time, and they embraced it, they went all the way to the final. it was done so perfectly. she did not always dance as a drag queen, sometimes it was as a male as well, it was absolutely fantastic. i was just going to say, does a drag act equate to a same—sex dance? i think we sort of forgot that courtney was actually a man, so it was nice to see what they did with their tango. it was amazing, you can see that online. because it was so well—received, i think would be fantastic to do that here.
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and of course, you do not need to be gay to dance with somebody of the same sex, either. ballroom dancing is just about two people moving together in perfect unison across a floor. as long as you have a leader and a follower, it should not really matter who is who. how do you think it'll go down with viewers? what do you think the bbc were afraid of? us brits are very traditional when it comes to our ballrrom dancing, but of course, like anything in the world, it is evolving, and it moves on, and people need to see it to be able to embrace it. i think it is one of those things people are a bit scared to see, they think it is not quite right, but until you see something, look at the first lesbian kiss on air in brookside a few years ago caused an absolute uproar, but now it's just the norm. we are looking at some shots on the screen, it is fun, isn't it, strictly come dancing? it is all about fun. it is. it is all about fun. i'm not sure that was dancing, but never mind! it's about to be put learning skills together, especially celebrities.
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it's great for mental health, socialising, fitness, you name it. are there classes or schools where same—sex dancing does take place? once a month, i go to a ballroom in south london, they have a same—sex evening called the pinkjukebox. the first time i went, it was incredible, a jam—packed studio full of same—sex dancing. it is up, it is on the rise and i think everybody should embrace it.
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good afternoon. demonstrations are taking place across the uk, in protest at boris johnson's decision, to suspend parliament for five weeks in the run up to brexit. the government insists it's acting properly but critics say it's an attempt to by—pass democracy. tens of thousands have taken to the streets from sheffield to swansea, belfast to london. here's our home editor, mark easton. we will shut down the streets! calls for direct action from protesters
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outside downing street. several thousand gathered in whitehall, many to voice our opposition to boris johnson's moved to shut down parliament ahead of briton‘s a scheduled exit from the european union on october 31. stop brexit! the crowds are diverse, cutting across class, age, ethnicity and traditional party politics. today's protest is a reminder of how arguments of the brexit represent a reshaping of political discourse in britain. bankers and corporations... who get richer while the workers get poorer. as well as london there were similar demonstrations in towns and cities across the country. from yorkshire to belfast, to banker. in london, the apparent unity of the crowd disguised divisions of what they were opposed to. the government suspension of parliament orjust the government? 0pposed to a no—deal brexit or leaving the eu at all? is this about proroguing or brexit or
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conservatives? a bit of both, really. mainly proroguing and brexit but both. are you a supporter of the european union? i am not in support ofa european union? i am not in support of a bosses club, i am european union? i am not in support ofa bosses club, lam in european union? i am not in support of a bosses club, i am in support of european workers of greece, spain and italy but i don't support a bosses club in europe. your anti—eu? iam anti bosses club in europe. your anti—eu? i am anti the eu, yes. i am opposed toa i am anti the eu, yes. i am opposed to a no—deal brexit. i am anti the eu, yes. i am opposed to a no-deal brexit. brexit with a deal would be ok? to a no-deal brexit. brexit with a dealwould be ok? i to a no-deal brexit. brexit with a deal would be ok? i would to a no-deal brexit. brexit with a deal would be ok? iwould prefer we would remain but i could live with the brexit with a decent deal. you area the brexit with a decent deal. you are a french national. why are you here? why am i hear today? because i am one of the eu 27 who has been living for decades here. it is about a no—deal brexit and it is about hindering democratic processes. deeply held feelings are on display as thousands take to the streets. but it is worth reflecting on the people who are not here, people with equally passionate views on the other side of the brexit debate.
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public opinion and the country are riven as to what democracy should mean. the organisers of today's demonstration say it should be seen as the beginning of a campaign of civil disobedience against the government's treatment of parliament. mark easton, pbc news, whitehall. let's speak to our political correspondent, jessica parker, at westminster. is any of this protest today likely to give the government pause for thought or ability. my head for the suspension of parliament next week? there has been a lot of noise and anger today but does that mean that borisjohnson is anger today but does that mean that boris johnson is looking anger today but does that mean that borisjohnson is looking out of his window, worried by what he sees and having second thoughts? well, the evidence so far suggests this administration isn't exactly afraid ofa administration isn't exactly afraid of a bit of confrontation and in that vein, next week we are set to see court battles but also an almighty confrontation here in westminster as a group of cross— party m ps westminster as a group of cross—party mps are set to try to bring forward legislation to block
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the possibility of a no—deal brexit in the little town they now have left before parliament is set to be suspended. i think perhaps for those mps, today's protests will be a morale booster, i shot of energy for the fight ahead, but for those who think borisjohnson the fight ahead, but for those who think boris johnson is the fight ahead, but for those who think borisjohnson is taking absolutely the right approach, today's anger and noise may well fall on deaf ears. jessica, thank you for that. jessica parker at westminster. more than 50 people have been detained after several migrant boats were intercepted in the english channel. it comes a day after the home secretary, priti patel, said urgent action was needed to stem the flow illegal immigrants. the latest arrivals came ashore at kingsdown, near dover, with search and rescue missions in operation along the kent coast. so far this year more than a thousand migrants have been detained by the uk border force, with 590 picked up by the french authorities on their way to britain. this month, two people died trying to cross the channel. there are no figures for migrants arriving in the uk stowed in lorries —
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the main form of illegal entry. let's take a look at some of the day's other top stories. nearly two million people in the indian state of assam have effectively been made stateless, left off a newly published register of citizens. people queued throughout the day to find out if they'd made the list — drawn up, says the government, to identify illegal bangladeshi migrants. but critics say it's a witch hunt against ethnic and religious minorities. thousands now deemed illegal migrants have already been detained. scotland's first minister, nicola sturgeon, has condemned violence overnight in glasgow. trouble flared when a planned march in support of a united ireland was met by a counter protest in the govan area of the city. riot police and mounted officers were called in. five teenagers arrested on suspicion of arson after a huge blaze at a kitchen appliance factory in peterborough have been released. around £2 million worth of damage was caused as 52 lorry
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trailers were destroyed in the fire on thursday. police inquiries continue. a powerful hurricane heading towards the bahamas and florida has strengthened to a category four. hurricane dorian is expected to swell further as it makes landfall on the us coast early next week. a state of emergency has been declared in florida, where residents have been urged to stockpile food, water and medicines. tens of thousands of pro—democracy demonstrators have taken to the streets in hong kong in defiance of a police ban. petrol bombs were thrown at officers, who responded with tear gas and water cannon. it's five years since beijing ruled out allowing fully democratic elections in the territory. from hong kong, john sudworth has more. just take us through the events today. well, hong kong's political
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crisis as it has unfolded over the summer crisis as it has unfolded over the summer has been growing increasingly violent and we saw more evidence of that today. no matter what the police threw at the protesters to push them back as they moved on the central government offices right in the heart of hong kong's business district, the protesters met that with defiance, throwing back the tear gas and today, more than ever, we saw petrol bombs being thrown at the police position. the protesters, some of them, this hardcore we have seen some of them, this hardcore we have seen engaging with police in this time of action say that this is not the only way that they can fight for democratic freedoms under chinese rule. but we should make no mistake about it — china will be watching the scenes very carefully and it is also in no mood to compromise. john, it is an important anniversary, isn't it? five years since the
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authorities in beijing made a clear there would be no fully democratic electoral process in the territory? that's right, five years ago that decision that beijing were reserved for itself the right to select the candidates that would then be put forward for direct election was precisely the decision that sparked what became known as the umbrella movement. the protests back then, the occupation of the streets in central hong kong, those protests in the end kind of petered out, of course. they were eventually cleared from the streets. this time round, many people, those we have seen on the front lines engaging with police, say they have learned the lessons so today for them was a significant anniversary and they say this time it is a fight they are not prepared to step away from. and i think as we see this political crisis with no real solution in
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sight, the evidence for that is there for everybody to see in the violent scenes that we saw repeated again today. 0k, john. much appreciated for that update. john sudworth in hong kong. football and in today's premier league there were wins for crystal palace, leicester city, manchester city and west ham. manchester united were held to a 1—1 draw by southampton at st mary's. the visitors had taken the lead through danieljames before a towering header from jannik vestergaard earned the saints a point. that's it. there's more throughout the evening on the bbc news channel and i'll be back with the late news at 10.10pm. now on bbc one, time for the news where you are. bye for now. hello. as a weather system moves east across the uk, many of us have seen a bit of rain. to start the weekend, not all of it
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has been as heavy as this. this is a view from shropshire. earlier today, we've also seen some very heavy rain affecting parts of scotland, especially in the north so far today. here is the cloud from that weather system, it's been hanging around, particularly in scotland for quite some time with that heavy rain. it is now though it moving its way eastwards, the rain is turning later as it does so. behind it, a change of air mass. the cooler colours moving in, the wind changing from a south—westerly to a north—westerly and temperatures coming down. the last of what's left of the weather system clearing away from east anglia in the south—east with very light and patchy rain. this evening, the heavy rain in northern scotland easing two showers, and continue to the north and west of scotland overnight. brushing the coast of northern ireland, and one or two to north—west england. now as for those temperatures overnight, remember that change of air mass quite widely in single figures, as we start the day tomorrow, sunday, september, first day of autumn. there will actually be a lot of sunshine, even though it will be decidedly a fresh start to the day.
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showers in scotland from the the word go, some pushing further south and east during the day, some heavy and possibly thundery in much of south wales and southern england avoiding them and staying dry. remember last weekend, where temperatures topped out about 30 celsius in the hot spots? a few above 20 in the south—east of england, but most of us are falling well short of that. but there will be sunshine around, around any of these showers. now, a quick canter through sunday night into monday morning. still a few showers around, particularly across the northern half of the uk. and it will be chilly as monday starts, there will be some spots i think that will be not too far away from freezing. sheltered glens in scotland, for example, and some at least into the low single figures. big picture for next week, high—pressure always closest to the southern half of the uk. low pressure close to northern parts, scotland, northern ireland, northern england, and this is the picture for monday, may see a bit of rain at times. those weather systems may occasionally, next week,
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run their way across southern parts too, but with hardly any rain left, temperatures do recover a little bit into the start of next week, but actually as that week goes on, they cool off once again. now as we see the return, once again of a northwesterly breeze. but you see the extent of the cloud around next week, a bit of sunshine, driest in the south.
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hello this is bbc news with lu kwesa burak. the headlines.
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there's been renewed violence in hong kong, with pro—democracy protesters defying a ban on rallying. thousands take to the streets across the uk, to condemn borisjohnson‘s decision to suspend parliament. i never thought at my age, 61 years of age, i would have to be here protesting against the shutdown of parliament. more than 50 migrants have been detained as they tried to cross the english channel to reach kent — several boats have been intercepted. same sex couples could be allowed to compete on "strictly come dancing" from next year. and, aaron taylor—johnson plays a recovering drug addict in ‘a million little pieces'. find out whatjames king made of that, and the week's other cinema releases, in the film review at 5:45pm.
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sport and for a full round up, from the bbc sport centre, here's james. good evening. we start in the premier league where we have already had seven matches today and manchester united's stuttering start to the season has continued. they were held to a 1—1 draw at southampton, who played the final 15 minutes with ten men. michael redford reports. just three games into the premier league season, southhampton and manchester united are still looking for a bit of rhythm. southhampton‘s for a bit of rhythm. southhampton's new m oves for a bit of rhythm. southhampton's new moves are coming from an old face, he was sent on loan to spain last season, he nearly gave the home side the perfect start. united on the other hand have a new favourite in their ranks. danieljames showing off his twinkle toes. that's three goals in four games. southhampton did draw level through an unlikely source, it's been over a year since yannickjoined the source, it's been over a year since yannick joined the guard source, it's been over a year since yannickjoined the guard club. that was his first goal. it would be another first for one of his team—mates, although not one to remember. a late challenge from a second yellow card, and in early end
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for kevin. united pushed for a winner coming close, not once come twice, but thrice. southhampton hung on. a really unbelievable performance, what it means in terms of mental strength, and the willingness to ta ke strength, and the willingness to take this point. really believing what they are doing, i saw a very, very good committed team today. we should've one today. we created chances, we have pressure on them. we have a game where we wanted to after dan's fantastic first strike. spaceis after dan's fantastic first strike. space is everywhere. then we just got a bit careless in our finishing in ourlast got a bit careless in our finishing in our last pass, even in our build up in our last pass, even in our build upa in our last pass, even in our build up a play. and we encourage southhampton to get back into the game. both sides are still looking for that perfect performance. michael redford, bbc news. another team that has dropped point is chelsea. they had looked to be cruising to victory against sheffield united, 2—0 up at half—time, but the premier league newcomers had other ideas. tammy abraham scored both the chelsea goals, but callum robinson pulled a goal
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back for the visitors right at the start of the second half and then in the closing minutes a zouma own goal earned sheffield united a point. a very frustrating afternoon for chelsea's new manager. it was under control, so it's our fault. because we gifted them a goal in the first minute of the second half. and then it makes the game more difficult. so it gave them a figure and they were back in it, a similar story to some other games we played. and they fought to the end, and they got the goal at the end, so we gave away a game that should have been very, very comfortable. made it difficult, and we lost our smack points for that. we have celebrated, we have talked about the journey, but we have gotten league 13 years ago, so you know, we have come to a fantastic historic football club, especially second going toe to toe with them. in my opinion, in my biased opinion cani in my opinion, in my biased opinion can i do believe we deserve something from the game. no surprises and no wobble at the etihad,
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where manchester city strolled to victory at home to brighton. 4—0 was the score. kevin de bruyne put city ahead in the second minute. two goals followed for sergio aguero and one for bernardo silva. city go top of the table ahead of liverpool's match at burnley later. crystal palace followed last week's win at old trafford with victory at home to aston villa. jordan ayew scored the only goal of the game on 73 minutes. there was controversy at the end, with aston villa, who were down to ten men after having trzeguet sent off early in the second half, had a goal disallowed in injury time. palace move onto seven points. they were not happy. city, sorry, palace they were not happy. city, sorry, pa la ce m ove they were not happy. city, sorry, palace move on to seven points. elsewhere, leicester won 3—1 at home to bournemouth, newcastle and watford shared the points in 1—1 draw — watford's first point of the season — and west ham beat norwich 2—0. burnley and liverpool have just kicked off at turf moor, liverpool
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looking to maintain their 100% record, it's scoreless. it's rangers—celtic in the old firm derby tomorrow, but everyone else in the scottish premiership played today. livingston continue their unbeaten start to the season, with a 2—1win at home to st mirren. aberdeen won 3—0 at home to ross county, hearts and hamilton drew two all, motherwell were 3—0 winners over hibs, and kilmarnock won by a single goal at stjohnstone. it's now less than three weeks until the rugby world cup kicks off injapan, and ireland have knocked wales off the top of the world rankings with victory in cardiff. it was hardly the send—off that wales coach warren gatland was seeking from his last home game in charge. 22—17 was the score, as patrick gearey reports. wales are planning their world cup down to the last note. they have had singing lessons to help them with the anthem. that's the war gatland way. this is his final home match as
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wales' head coach, but the first verse was sent to an irish tempo. that's jacob stockdale, with a new aerodynamic haircuts. ireland are hoping he will be their bullet train injapan, once hoping he will be their bullet train in japan, once he's hoping he will be their bullet train injapan, once he's off, it's nonstop until he reaches his destination. they were 15—3 up at the break, then scored a penalty try in the second half. wheels or failing theirfinal in the second half. wheels or failing their final audition, in the second half. wheels or failing theirfinal audition, a day before their world cup squad is named. what a moment then for owen lane, taking his cue on debut, and impressing his boss, probably. gatland said this week he doesn't ca re gatland said this week he doesn't care about rankings, but the locals do. and wales' world number one spot was on the line, reese continued the comeback charge, but their momentum and did there, while ireland may have found some atjust and did there, while ireland may have found some at just a and did there, while ireland may have found some atjust a the right time. patrick geary, bbc news. scotland are also playing a warm—up match today. they have made a great start against georgia and are already leading 20—0. ——already leading 20—3. there is one match today in rugby league's super league.
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catalan dragons are at home to hull kingston rovers. the score at the moment is 10—0 to hull kr. formula 1 is back from its summer break and ferrari have returned in style. sharl leclair and sebastian vettel will start tomorrow's belgian grand prix from the front row, with mercedes' lewis hamilton behind them. nick parrott reports. after a summer holiday, you might wa nt to after a summer holiday, you might want to ease yourself back into work. no such luck for mercedes. they had a race against time to repair lewes hamilton's card for qualifying, following his crash and final practise. rather helpfully, the mercedes engine in robert's williams car came to their rescue. by williams car came to their rescue. by ruining the polish driver's day, it has made hamiltons. a ten minute delay to proceedings followed, enough to allow the world champion tojoin the action. enough to allow the world champion to join the action. hamilton is claiming pole more times than anyone else, but despite his experience, he couldn't catch the ferraris of sebastian fedele. the 21—year—old from monaco top the time sheets in
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all three sessions on his way to his third pole of the season. really good job. come on baby, yes, yes! with a gap ofa come on baby, yes, yes! with a gap of a quarter of a second to his rivals, leclair will be hoping he can go on to secure a first race win. hamilton and mercedes will have their work cut out trying to catch him. nick parrott, bbc news. a really important day at the world rowing championships in austria, with medals and also places for next year's olympics and paralympics in tokyo up for grabs. to sum all of the action, here's matthew pincent and dame katherine grainger. it is such an intense world championships this year. we keep talking about qualification for tokyo, both 0lympics talking about qualification for tokyo, both olympics and paralympics. the biggest event you can qualify is here. so to see a lot of the crews that were touch and go getting the qualification slots. the women's quarter, it's good to see them. the men scored. you want to see them up in the metals, but for them both to qualify as huge. i think from the metal side, you cannot look past our paralympic team. two finals, two gold medals,
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it's the only times we've heard the infa nts it's the only times we've heard the infants today. so a lot there. the lightweight women with the biggest surprise, came here hoping to qualify, a new combination. and they only knew about six weeks of rowing together, they didn'tjust qualify, they got a bronze medal. so there's a lot to get excited about, some to get concerned about. the biggest thing looking forward to tomorrow is possibly the eights, because from that point of view, everyone else at the finals tomorrow has got six books for tokyo. the men's eight and women's eight, six boat in the final, only five will get tokyo places. in sucha places. in such a difficult race to match that, because you've got six places, or in the five, how did you do the tactics? you start to think, i need to be in the top three, because i wa nt to to be in the top three, because i want to metal, but i want to get away from the risk of getting away from the back end, and hope someone else might not bejudging it as well. it's going to be, it will be drama. 0k, all the drama, we will be here. bbc does not come at 1230 on sunday. —— 12:30pm bbc does not come at 1230 on sunday. ——12:30pm on sunday. bbc does not come at 1230 on sunday. -- 12:30pm on sunday. looking forward to it. a big night of boxing ahead in
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london with britain's luke campbell taking on ukraine's vasyl lomachenko. lomachenko, like campbell, is an olympic gold medallist and is aiming to add the vacant wbc crown to his wba and wbo belts en route to unifying the lightweight division. i am vasly ‘loma' lomachenko. he has a big amateur experience, he has a big reach, he is a smart boxer, he is very technical. he has a high boxing iq. and i think it will be a very interesting and a chase match. it is my third weight classes. a little by little, step by step, i'm going up. but what about my next weight classes? i don't know. maybe after a couple of years, i go up into heavyweight. and teach a little bit tyson fury.
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if you come to some pub or restaurant and start speaking about boxing in the future, you need always remember my name and you need always talk about my name. "0h, do you remember this guy from ukraine? it's lomachenko!" i want this as my legacy. this is what i want. hoping tojuggle some hoping to juggle some of those world title belts a little bit later on this evening. meanwhile, great britain's men's boxing squad are getting ready to compete at the world boxing championships in russia injust over a week from now, making his debut at the ripe old age of 28. in the super heavyweight division is frazer clarke. he's had to wait for his chance behind the likes of anthonyjoshua, and he's had to overcome serious injury, too. 0ur 0lympic sports reporter david mcdaid has more. these are clark is a man who knows
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andjanine these are clark is a man who knows and janine joshua better than any other boxer. as the pair spent years sparring together as part of the great britain squad. he is always on the other end of the phone, i would drop him a message regularly, just in general. and all advice, he is the go to person. when ice part one people, what it's doing for me, obviously it's helping them, but i just take the for me, obviously it's helping them, but ijust take the benefit for me, obviously it's helping them, but i just take the benefit out of it myself. clark has had to wait for his chance to shine, asjoshua and joe joyce were his chance to shine, asjoshua and joejoyce were chosen to compete i had of him at the last two 0lympic games. i've had to learn to be patient, i'm 28 years old. i feel like i've had to learn to be patient, i'm 28 years old. ifeel like i'm in the prime of my life. i'm in no rush. i feel great. i think everything falls into place at the right time. but two years ago, clark plus my career was almost ended before it had really begun. after a training accident left his leg with serious damage. i slipped over in a warm up for training, and! i slipped over in a warm up for training, and i detached my hamstring. i've got quite a good pain threshold, but this is the worst pain i've ever felt my life, ever. he needed an operation in
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several months off his feet. and it hit him hard. i was having one too many pines, and there was 11—5 days where i lay in bed, and! there was 11—5 days where i lay in bed, and i was depressed. ijust didn't want to come i thought you know, it is over for me now. didn't want to come i thought you know, it is overfor me now. i didn't want to come i thought you know, it is over for me now. i was climbing the mountain before, and then i slept all the way back down. and then to go climb it again. but re—scale the mountain he has come at commonwealth gold has already come, and next time he wants to make his mark in the world championships debut. you will make 100% ready to ta ke debut. you will make 100% ready to take a metal, all of these other countries coaches, i want to leave my name in their mouth, so they know that in 12 months' time, you know, if you won an olympic medal, you've got a come for fraser clark. and given the determination and fight he has shown so far, not many would fa ncy has shown so far, not many would fancy trying that. david mcdade, bbc news. good luck to him. that's all the sport for now. burnley and liverpool, still a 0—0. they have hit the post for liverpool. now it's time for the
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film review. hello and welcome to the film review on bbc news. to take us through this week's cinema releases is mark kermode. good to see you james, what have you been? it's been an enjoyable week at the cinema, i will be talking about sam taylorjohnson's addiction drama, a million little pieces. and mark jenkins wonderfully minimal, bates. plus joanna wonderfully minimal, addiction drama, the souvenir.m like a venn diagram of topics this week, isn't it? a million little pieces, that was a controversial book. element 2003 it came out, james frey was the writer, by
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seller. and so this is sam taylorjohnson, directing it, adapting it as well, producing it with her husband aaron taylorjohnson, he's in it as well, so it's very much a family project. it's about a young man, cometh semi—autobiographical about his time ina drug semi—autobiographical about his time in a drug rehabilitation centre. this is aaron taylorjohnson and juliette lewes who places therapist in the clinic. coffee ? in the clinic. coffee? sure, thanks. that's yours? no, that's my boyfriend's. all right. yeah. had him about ten years. turns out, there is a way to feed the soul, notjust destroy it. you go on fishing trips, now and
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then. i was never good with a rod, but i can drink like a fish. yeah... i could to, once. but you aren't aa. yeah, we are all aa here. everybody who works in this joint from the janitors to the counsellors. we are all addicts. juliette lewes, that make me think we don't see enough of her. that's what i thought. also i thought what a great voice she has. 0ne thought what a great voice she has. one of the great voices. she is good in it, the sports and cats are a re really are really interesting. billy bob thorton as well, who is another patient at this clinic. billy bob thornton is in there as well, another patient at this clinic. like chalk and cheese characters him and aaron taylor—johnson. like a father figure to him, really. the supporting cast are really good and provide the lighter moments. a lot of it is very intense and dramatic, gutsy. it felt to me like it was almost
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sam taylor—johnson who has previously directed fifty shades of grey, saying forget that, this is the kind of thing i really want to be making. 0bviously that was a big movie but not particularly critically praised. and i don't think it's something that she enjoyed that much making as a film director. this is the kind of thing she wants to be doing. this is her saying i can really do character pieces. i can do movies where the actors really have to act. intense, gritty? he is full—on method, broken and bruised, you can see him just fading away in front of you as this addict. is it a tough watch, given the subject matter? absolutely. but two things make it enjoyable. one is the acting because it is so good and two is the supporting characters. they are there just when you need the mood to be lightened. just when you need. i am treated by the second choice this week. explain. iam i am intrigued iam intrigued —— i am intrigued. this is a wonderfully expelled mental drama from markjenkin,
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cornish director. it is about a feud in a cornish fishing village between locals and tourists. and he shot it on a 60mm camera using old monochrome film, he then processed it himself, there are glitches in the film, there are scratches in the film, and what you get actually is a film that on the one hand looks and feels a bit like it was made a long time ago. it looks like that for sure. like it was something from the early days of cinema. but the flipside is that it feels excitingly sentimental and ava nt garde in some respects. —— experimental because so much of it is about a traditional way of life, the old way of life, for these cornish fishing men, the fishing industry, and they are old techniques and methods, i think actually a way that the film looks work beautifully with that. it also creates a lot of tension. it's creepy sometimes because there is a building tension between the weekenders, the londoners, the second homeowners in this fishing village, and the locals. that's interesting. the editing is radical at times
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which helps to build that up, as does the acting. so, it's certainly — it is not everyone's cup of tea, i can appreciate that, but it is not like anything else at the cinema at the moment. even though it not back to olderfilms, it feels very new. 0k. interesting. not fishermans friend's. no, very different. the souvenir, little choice for this week which i think is a really interesting film and i need interesting in a good way. yeah, absolutely. interesting is always the films critic's way... ..of hedging their bets. this is from joanna hogg another minimal film—maker. british film—maker about a young film student, julie, partly based onjoanna hogg's life and a relationship each begins with an older man who seems on the face of things very confident, very well spoken. very charming. he's actually hiding a secret. so honour swinton
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byrne stars in this. he can hold a cigarette better than anyone else in cinema. let's have a look. did miriam play the cello? no. the violin? no, she wasn't at all musical. she wasn't even pretty, actually. that's...not true. well, she had other qualities. like what? darling, i can't tell you in here. thank you. excuse me? i'm just playing, julie. stop torturing yourself. i'm not torturing... stop inviting me to torture you. ugh. "ugh." eurgh! that's exactly how you make me feel when you're being like this. thank you.
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it all gets much darker though doesn't it? don't be fooled by that clip. it gets grittier. what i really like about it is that it doesn't feel like it is really pushing you in any one direction, it's not a film that's, it is not bullying you as an audience to think one thing or another. it has a distance about the whole thing. it lets you find for yourself what you want to think. a lot ofjoanna hogg's films do. so you actually build your own opinions rather than the film telling you what to think. it is a subtlety about it, complexity about it, and some wonderful performances. honour swinton byrne you might recognise, she is tilda swinton's daughter. in the movie, she plays tilda swinton's daughter in the film. and she is great. look out for richard ayoade. he steals his scene. it is slow, complex, eerie at times.
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quite unsettling at times. but i think that is very rewarding. i found it quite... maybe, particularly as a woman, quite a stressful watch because i thought you have got to leave him! now you really have to leave him! this is really stressing me out. but it is about someone who is only in her early 20s who doesn't have the confidence and maturity to see that. yeah, and she plays it perfectly and tom burke plays it perfectly. i think he has a bafta nomination in the bag. he was amazing. i would hope so. he is particularly sleazy and unpleasant to watch. i think it is the pinstripe suits. they are unsettling. passed out... —— best out we both loved pain and glory. reuniting with antonio bandar abbas banderas. it is a semiautobiographical story about a director struggling with creativity, pain, literal pain, back pain and looking back on his childhood. looking back on his life.
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some very familiar themes for the director, the mother—son relationship, sexuality, film—making. gorgeous, bright colours! that is how you know you're watching one of his films. but i think the difference is that personal side, it feels even more honest. he is always honest in his films but this feels even more so he is opening his heart. i think he hit 70 in a few week and it certainly feels like he's a man who is now looking back on things. yes. i think it's glorious and banderas is glorious as well. a quick thought about dvds and streaming? amazing grace. 1972, aretha franklin recorded the album, it was filmed, the film never came out, it was never edited, never put together but that much until a few months ago, last year in fact.
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it's a live recording of one of her performances in a gospel church. when, after 46 years, they finally put together this documentary of aretha singing this album and that is what this is. it is 90 minutes of aretha franklin and the southern california coming to a choir—singing gospel. very simple, that is the joy. so pure and so simple and it is aretha franklin at the height of her powers. everyone i know who estimate says it is very uplifting. even if you don't like soul music, you can witness the passion of singing. you might not like gospel but watching it, you will fall in love. really interesting weeks. thank you very much james with all your recommendations for the weekend ahead. enjoy your weekend whatever you go and see. see you next time. goodbye. hello. as a weather system moves east across the uk, many of us have seen a bit of rain. to start the weekend, not all of it has been as heavy as this. this is a view from shropshire. earlier today, we've also seen
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some very heavy rain affecting parts of scotland, especially in the north so far today. here's the cloud from that weather system, it's been hanging around, particularly in scotland for quite some time with that heavy rain. it is now though moving its way eastwards, the rain is turning lighter as it does so. behind it, a change of air mass. the cooler colours moving in, the wind changing from a south—westerly to a north—westerly and temperatures coming down. the last of what's left of the weather system clearing away from east anglia in the south—east with very light and patchy rain. this evening, the heavy rain in northern scotland easing two showers, and continue to the north and west of scotland overnight. a few brushing the coast of northern ireland, and one or two to north—west england. now as for those temperatures overnight, remember that change of air mass quite widely in single figures, as we start the day tomorrow, sunday, september, first day of autumn. there will actually be a lot of sunshine, even though it will be decidedly a fresh start to the day. showers in scotland from the the word go, some pushing further south and east during the day, some heavy
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and possibly thundery in much of south wales and southern england avoiding them and staying dry. remember last weekend, where temperatures topped out about 30 celsius in the hot spots? a few above 20 in the south—east of england, but most of us are falling well short of that. but there will be sunshine around, around any of these showers. now, a quick canter through sunday night into monday morning. still a few showers around, particularly across the northern half of the uk. and it will be chilly as monday starts, there will be some spots i think that will be not too far away from freezing. sheltered glens in scotland, for example, and some at least into the low single figures. big picture for next week, high—pressure always closest to the southern half of the uk. low pressure close to northern parts, scotland, northern ireland, northern england, and this is the picture for monday, may see a bit of rain at times. those weather systems may occasionally, next week, run their way across southern parts too, but with hardly any rain left, temperatures do recover a little bit into the start of next week, but actually as that week goes on, they cool off once again.
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now as we see the return, once again of a northwesterly breeze. but you see the extent of the cloud around next week, a bit of sunshine, driest in the south.
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