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this is bbc news. the headlines... the west, went turn sweater to the west, went picking up, we will see temperatures 16 million people in northern italy are placed in quarantine for a month because of coronavirus. above 8—10dc. strengthening wind will boost the rate eastwards on in lombardy, ski resorts, monday evening, a spell of rain gyms and nightclubs can't be opened. restaurant customers must sit overnight then it will ease off, at least a metre apart. more weather fronts on the seat for china reports its lowest tuesday. our air is coming from the number of new infections in a single day, since january. azores, so the potentialfor some here, new emergency laws — high temperatures across most of the including court cases over video link or phone — areas of the uk. some break to start to help tackle the virus are announced. the day are probably across northern eglin, moving south—west into wales and the midlands. we brighten up gci’oss after 11 o'clock we'll be and the midlands. we brighten up across the northern half of the uk, putting your questions about coronavirus to a virologist. but a number of showers especially in scotland. issue turn dry across a doubling in funding for flood much of england and wales but it defences to £5 billion is expected will be windy, i'd probably the in the budget on wednesday. strongest of the next few wind days, she really is beautiful, innit? a slightly unorthodox but double figure temperatures, get royal welcome for meghan some sunshine through lincolnshire, east anglia and the south—east, ten pitches of 16 or 17 celsius. we are back into cooler air and basically sunshine and showers, starting to
see more snow over there northern hills. hello, this is bbc news. the headlines... 16 million people in northern italy are placed in quarantine for a month because of coronavirus. in lombardy, ski resorts, gyms and nightclubs can't be opened. restaurant customers must sit at least a metre apart. china reports its lowest number of new infections in a single day, since january. here, new emergency laws — including court cases over video link or phone — to help tackle the virus are announced. at 11 o'clock we'll be putting your questions about coronavirus to a virologist. a doubling in funding for flood defences to £5 billion is expected in the budget on wednesday.
she really is beautiful. innit? a slightly unorthodox royal welcome for meghan who delivers a message for international women's day. value and appreciate the women in your lives and also set the example for some men who are not seeing that same way. before the papers — sport and for a full round up, the bbc sport centre, here's holly hamilton. we here's holly hamilton. almost didn't have her at al because we almost didn't have her at all because she was stranded on the ru nway because she was stranded on the runway at manchester four hours. did you go to belfast? you yes, last time we spoke, at we will stop talking as i was sitting on a ﬂight, talking as i was sitting on a flight, that was for three hours. they did eventually take off and i got back again, thank goodness. business as normal now. that whole fiasco with flybe did come down to
coronavirus, and it is something that has been affecting a major number of sporting events as well. there are question marks hanging over a number of major sporting events due to the coronavirus and this morning it's been announced that formula 1's bahrain grand prix will be staged dehind closed doors. organisers issued a statement to say it was halting ticket sales for the event later this month. they say they know how disappointed many fans will be but safety is their priority. next weekend's season opening australian grand prix is still due to go ahead as planned. well, the coronavirus meant that both the men's and women's matches between ireland and italy were postponed this weekend, but it was a rollercoaster game at twickenham. england were reduced to 13 men but still eeked out a 33—30 win to capture the triple crown and condem wales to their third defeat in a row. adam wild was there. fans arriving at twickenham unsure just when this six nations would end — this year's competition mired in uncertainty. but for the most part they were undeterred, because after the precaution and postponement, there
came the passion. that was never in doubt. this is england against wales, after all. few fixtures in world rugby quite like it. in full flight, there are few players quite like anthony watson. power and pace, that's how england love to start. commentator: watson for the line! wales couldn't stop him, but nor did they let england go entirely — penalties keeping them within touching distance. that was until england found space out wide. waiting in the wings, elliot daly. but if england had set the half—time tone, here came the welsh response. from the kick—off, back they came, running from one end of twickenham to the other. it finally fell to the hands ofjustin tipuric, a try to take the breath away. england winded, perhaps a little, but their recovery came in the form of manu tuilangi. if it looks like a stroll, the last few minutes were anything but. england had to do it without tuilangi.
he was sent off. wales made the most of the numbers. but two late tries couldn't quite get them close enough. and so for wales, a third consecutive defeat. england take the triple crown and keep alive their hopes of winning this year's six nations. but it's a tournament that faces an uncertain conclusion, and no—one is quite sure how and indeed when it is actually going to end. there was one other talking point during that match. a lot of people have picked up on this from england'sjoe marler who appears to be grabbing wales captin alun wynjones around the groin area. an offence tha has a minimum punishment of a 12 weeks ban. this is whatjones said after the match.. you know, if i react, i get a red card. so it's tough, isn't it? hopefully world rugby will have a look at it. joe's a good bloke, lots of things happen on a rugby field.
my question is... it is difficult as a captain these days, because you can't speak to a ref about anything, it feels. the judge obviously didn't see what happened and that's fine. meanwhile england women are just one win away from a second successive grandslam after thrashing wales in front of a record crowd. england scored 10 tries in total, with poppy cleall getting a hattrick. their match against wales was the only women's six nations fixture of the weekend, with scotland v france and ireland v italy both called off because of the coronavirus. there's a big derby in the premier league today — it's manchester united hosting rivals manchester city at old trafford. city are 25 points behind leaders liverpool after they came from behind to beat bournemouth 2—1 at anfield — mohammed salah with liverpool's equaliser on his 100th premier league appearance.
before sadio mane sealed victory with his 17th goal of the season. liverpool nowjust need three more wins to secure their first league title in 30 years. in the scottish premiership second placed rangers are away to ross county. yesterday leigh griffiths scored a hat—trick as celtic extended their lead at the top to 16 points. that's after a 5—0 thrashing of st mirren. there were also wins for aberdeen, hamilton and saintjohnstone. hearts drew 1—1 with motherwell and remain bottom. england have the chance to get their tournament back on track later today when they play japan in the she believes cup. phil neville's side lost their opening game to the usa. our sports correspondent katie gornall reports. games between the usa and england were close in the past but, three days ago, phil neville's side were no match for the world champions.
the 2—0 defeat in orlando led many to believe whether england are going in the right direction. the gap is not widening. some of the football we played, particularly in the first half, shows we can still compete against the best. what they have that we need to develop is the ruthlessness and when you get in opportunity, stick the ball in the back of the net. after that disappointment in florida, england have picked themselves up and travelled north to newjersey, desperate to keep their cup hopes alive and stop worrying a run of form. with six defeats in nine games, england are in need of a lift and goals. phil neville will turn to beth england for the game against japan with the free scoring chelsea striker being given a chance to start. and this young squad knows the pressure is on. this is tournament preparation and, in a tournament, if you lose your first game, you have no time to slip
up and no room for mistakes again, so there is more pressure. maybe from ourselves more so than actually the outside. we know that we can't afford another loss if we want to win the tournament. that's what we came here to do. japan were world champions in 2011 but this team is one in transition. they lost their opening match 3—1 to spain and england have beaten them twice in the last 12 months. it's a record will give them belief although, whatever happens, phil neville has a welcome distraction after his twin sister tracey announced the birth of her first child. my little nephew is the most gorgeous thing ever and when i woke up at aam, 5am in orlando, i've got to say, when you think about the pressures and expectations of football, when you see a little baby at the other side of the phone and look at something so beautiful and gorgeous, the amount of happiness it has brought to the whole of the family, it puts life into perspective really and i've got to say, even though i love this tournament, the first thing i'll do it i get home is go round and give my little nephew a cuddle.
in the meantime, neville will hope this latest destination is where england can change course. there was a treat for fans in melbourne before the start of the women's cricket t20 final this morning with katy perry taking centre stage and belting out a couple of her hits — ‘roar‘ and ‘firework‘. the final attendance is expected to break the record for the biggest crowd at a women's sporting event. it's been a one sided final so far with australia building anb imposing score of 184 for 4 from their 20 overs with half centuries for alyssa healy and beth mooney. india have really struggled in their run chase and a few moments ago they were 69 for 5 in the 14th over. johanna konta has been knocked out of the semi—finals of the monterrey open. the british number one was beaten in straight sets by marie bouzkova of the czech republic.
konta was struggling with a knee problem which required some strapping and lost 6—3, 6—4. and england's tyrell hatton has a two shot lead going into the final round of the arnold palmer invitational in florida. hatton coped well with the windy conditions, and will begin sunday on six under par. northern ireland's rory mcilroy had a round of 73 and he's isjoint second, tied on 4 under with australia's marc leishman. that's all the sport for now. now on bbc news, here's with the papers. i was just i wasjust thinking, i was just thinking, how we manage this if we have the one metre apart
rule. an interesting thought. hello, and welcome to our sunday morning paper review. with me are property and personal finance commentator anne ashworth and james rampton the features writer for the independent. we have washed our hands and applied hand sanitiser. let's take a look at the front pages. the observer leads with coronavirus, reporting the government is planning emergency legislation allowing people to switch jobs and volunteer to work in the nhs. the sunday times goes with the same story, and says that the government is working on the assumption that covid 19 could kill around 100,000 people in the uk. the sunday express reports the government has plans to deliver food to coronavirus hotspots. the mail on sunday says the queen doesn't want the virus to prevent her from carrying out her duties, as the palace plans how to keep her protected. the sunday telegraph contains an interview with chancellor rishi sunak, who says next week's budget will contain measures to help businesses deal with the virus.
the sunday mirror has a tribute to the british man who died from covid 19, after catching it on a carribean cruise. right, let's begin, shall we, with the sunday times? this is, james, something we are the government is at least considering to introduce a raft of things. this is extraordinary, the way the story has taken over. extraordinary, the way the story has ta ken over. you extraordinary, the way the story has taken over. you would remember, the election last month seems last decade, not last year. the budget this week has gone right down the news list. the coronavirus story, quite rightly, new stems, has taken over and there is a lot of detail in the sunday times piece that the potentially along with break alarming figure that 100,000 people might die but we have to say that 17,000 of those would be people who would have died of other flu infections anyway. we tend to forget
how many. that is something we need to underline because the danger of us to underline because the danger of us discussing this is it has a disproportionate response. some people would have died of other flu anyway. but there are gcses, may be a—levels being postponed, pupils having special dispensation of special grades in the run—up. the chancellor will announce budget preparations to turn on the taps if the economy is protected and we will talk more about him. and even the sporting bodies are all discussing whether to call off events are not. the interesting stat here is that you're more likely to catch the virus by watching the in a pub then going to the stadium. go to the stadium, not the pub. remember the time you're worrying about brexit. what was that? was that another virus? this is a word not in the
coverage virus? this is a word not in the cove rage of virus? this is a word not in the coverage of all of the impact that the coronavirus would have, which ranges from the numbers of deaths to how a mean —— ranges from the numbers of deaths to howa mean —— we may ranges from the numbers of deaths to how a mean —— we may need to volunteer to work within the nhs, maybe cleaning. to the postponement of public events and also to the boom in the use of private jets if you are rich enough to be able to wish to incite yourself from the re st of wish to incite yourself from the rest of humanity. there was a new c , rest of humanity. there was a new urgency, you sense a new urgency in government that we are now in what the delay phase and this could be still the opportunity to stop this becoming the problem that it is in northern italy where parts are basically locked down. it is venice and all those towns, they are locked from the world. and what they want to avoid is what they've seen in italy, confusion of delays and making the announcement, the prime minister finally making the announcement, the prime ministerfinally giving making the announcement, the prime minister finally giving his making the announcement, the prime ministerfinally giving his news conference at 2am. there will be a
lot of recriminations only come to the public enquiry, which i'm sure you will in italy. a quarter of the population now in quarantine. i'm very sad, a minorthing, iwas population now in quarantine. i'm very sad, a minor thing, i was going to go to the rugby in rome. minor thing by loads of people would have had plans like that and now italy is saying, help, lombardi and the related areas are completely locked down and that is very scary if you live in those areas. it is a huge issue. and here, the sort of emergency legislation. to help people voluntarily give up their currentjobs people voluntarily give up their current jobs and go and help people voluntarily give up their currentjobs and go and help in people voluntarily give up their current jobs and go and help in the nhs. that would be interesting for him because we know, in china,
people have died from the coronavirus. and also what kind of safeguards will there be for those people returning to work. this is an interesting story and this is the first one to say the over 70s. also if you ban the over 70s, people would... people that go and visit theirgran on would... people that go and visit their gran on mother's day or do we say, we won't bring her germs? the pope today is going to address the crowds. the telegraph, this is interesting, the story. this is how the chancellor will respond in his
budget. anyway, there are so many expectations they are being put off the infrastructure announcements. there are questions about dropping off for two weeks. you would at least have known what was coming. his opportunity to stamp his authority as the man who owns the purse strings what the implication is he is prepared to listen them if the economy struggles. —— is he is prepared to listen them if the economy struggles. -- he is prepared to loosen them if the economy struggles. yes, the damage worldwide would be millions more deaths of the world economy dropped by 5%, people in poorer countries will die, so that is an extremely serious issue. i hurt the other day that the iphone takes 136 different parts to construct it, that is 136 supply lines, most of which coming from china, slowing production so an emblem of capitalism right there, the apple iphone. if that is going to be delayed, the knock—on effect
on the world economy will be catastrophic and that, for all government, is a huge worry. what is very interesting as i will be a different tone of budget from a very different tone of budget from a very different kind of chancellor who describes himself as the finance director to the ceo, as in mr johnson. this idea that we have of the treasury, the finance department, this great power within itself, it is now a power definitely subordinated to number ten, but we are all led by number ten and rishi sunak seems to have really been determined that he is going to be prepared for this. also we see things happening like the additional stamp duty for overseas buyers to be able to pay for more onus stuff. stuff for homeless people. he needs
to stand up for rishi sunak on the 11th and really covers a feeling he has got the lever as he can use if many thousands fall ill. it is all about confidence. then a seal used to say this, is not an economy but my economist, you are standing up and saying, keep calm and carry on. this incredible input —— were incredible important. the markets have no feelings except panic. that is the default position. the dow dropped and it will continue to drop. china, in the us, europe, if they are grouped by the panic, the market will. .. they are grouped by the panic, the market will... a very quick point on
that great rout on the market, as a result on what has happened to government stocks, he has got some extra money to play with. the cost of government borrowing has gone down by about 5 million, all those things that were happening, that great rush into government bonds. you mentioned panic. anecdotally, lots of people are coming into the office, probably your workplaces and families as well, saying, it looks a bit thin on the shelves. i saw people with a big trolley loads of toilet roll and stuff. this, is it all hype? panic is a self—perpetuating emotion and tesco, asa self—perpetuating emotion and tesco, as a result, saying they will limit the amount of baked beans, pasta and uht milk their customers can buy. if you look at australia this morning, thatis you look at australia this morning, that is right, to customers fighting over to i let that is right, to customers fighting over toilet roll and they said, this is not mad max, get a grip. if you look on ebay, you can buy own brand
hand sanitiser for 140 times the price, and you just think, that is extraordinary, it has gone insane. i was severely criticise the people profiteering from people's panic. hundred and 14% mark up in a product is extraordinary. yes, and you look at what people's staples are, you would race for bread and freeze bread but now it is faster, uht milk but there is one consistent thing in a crisis, what do you think we really won't be able to live without? baked beans! and toilet roll. we will not hold it against you. olive oilwas roll. we will not hold it against you. olive oil was one. roll. we will not hold it against you. olive oilwas one. running out of pesto, a pesto shortage. i think we will end our coronavirus coverage with my favourite photo of the morning, this is from the telegraph, anfield yesterday afternoon for the liverpool game and it's how to
prepare yourself for being outside and surrounded by lots of other people in a stadium. this is one lady's solution, this is how she dressed for the occasion. it's quite impressive. there was a time when the police would have pulled you over frolicking like that because that would be, in itself, regarded as suspicious. without dressing as a yeti... very strong look, you would have sought on the front row of the fashion show last week. she looks as if she's got a whole thing of cotton wool and put it all the way round herself. she has now is and hand sanitiser so she needs cotton ball. mummy chic is the way to go.“ you're watching, i apologise. it's a wonderful way to protect yourself, just makes it one of so thank you for making morning. and people reading the papers who would
otherwise get quite low. it can be depressing. we are going to end on a few royal stories. white will go very quickly. the queen saying the virus will not stop her from doing your duty. you'll make the queen's reputation has risen. she wants to carry out all her duties. at the palace, they are very concerned but she is in a vulnerable age group. she is and she has to take care a nyway she is and she has to take care anyway because of the flu never mind anything else. the sunday times also says... i know james anything else. the sunday times also says... i knowjames will be particularly disappointed, no palace tea party. i don't know what i will do throughout may because i normally go to four or five garden parties, i'm never out of the old... tales. the top part gets a good outing so i will be gutted if those are
cancelled but i do think as an indication of how seriously it is being taken because those sort of totemic events are emblematic of the keep calm and carry on, the kind of dauntless bravery of the queen, the woman who survived the blitz and all of that. if they talk about cancelling garden parties, that is a big symbolic step. you what does that mean for henley, wimbledon and all those great festivals in the summer? can you imagine wimbledon played without any spectators? you mightjust cliff richard singing. maybe that's what we need. we needed to be warm because that is what kills the environment that my virus, people are saying. the knowledge on thatis people are saying. the knowledge on that is developing. finally, international women's day, it is meghan. lovely photographs of her in all the newspapers. the lovely bit of newspaper and the lad from dagenham saying she really is beautiful and a real warmth there andi
beautiful and a real warmth there and i want the new reception. carry and i want the new reception. carry and meghan are at the mountbatten concert, received a standing ovation and everybody secretly thinks, maybe it's just and everybody secretly thinks, maybe it'sjust me, and everybody secretly thinks, maybe it's just me, that they could rethink, and didn't she look glorious, and wasn't that a joyous site? —— harry and meghan. glorious, and wasn't that a joyous site? -- harry and meghan. people saying we cannot have politicians because that is show business for ugly because that is show business for le. because that is show business for ugly people. the new member of -- the new poster girl. that's it for the papers tonight. don't forget you can see the front pages of the papers online on the bbc news website. hello. after we saw the cloud increasing yesterday and then a speu increasing yesterday and then a spell of rain, today we are back into a mixture of sunshine in
blustery showers. this picture taken earlier in suffolk sums it up. not too many showers here, dry across parts of yorkshire, north—east england and eastern scotland but a fair number of showers across southern england, wales, and western scotland. some of you and and we'll see some more snow over the tops of the scottish mountains. if only 13 south—westerly wind today, maybe not quite as strong it was yesterday and temperatures this afternoon, 8—9dc. may be double figures in some areas of eastern england. some showers to come, there come in the evening. in the western side of the uk, some heavy ones. some will blow into eastern parts of england and later in the night, the showers become fewer, skies were clear, enough of a breeze to keep temperatures typically 23—4dc. call the of scotland, maybe patches here. one of your early showers to start off with on monday but they will not last too
long. sunshine for a while but if we look out nus, thickening cloud, rain coming in from the atlantic, which will probably reach eastern scotland, eastern england was the end of the day but, as it turns wetter, winds pick up as well and we see temperatures that 8—10dc. those strengthening winds will push their way eastwards on monday evening, all seeing rain overnight. then it will ease off but more weather fronts on the scene for tuesday. trays for our area is coming from, all the way from the azores, so the potential for high temperatures across southern areas of the uk. more rain moving across england, that goes into wales and perhaps the midlands. brightening up the northern half of the uk were sunshine but a number of showers especially in scotland. should turn dry across much of england and wales for the south but it will be windy and probably the strongest winds of the next few days, strong to gale—force. double temperature submersibles, get some sunshine through lincolnshire,