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he joins us from bath. thank you for speaking to us. let me this is bbc news, i'm shaun ley. the headlines at five: all of you, is it still the best ten more patients have died in england after testing advice to try this situation broke positive for coronavirus, bringing the total number of deaths in the uk to 21. president trump twice as far as possible but is extending his ban on flights concentrate on things like personal from europe to include hygiene wash hands frequently, or have we got beyond that stage britain and ireland. because of how the virus is spreading? i feel very sad that we the present decision to suspend all have had to guess the, it's very old trafford, effective eastern sad. —— we have had 21 deaths. audio standard time. the spanish government is reportedly set to put the country into lockdown, in an attempt to control the virus. jet2 cancels all flights to spain, the balearic islands question, ifeel should and the canary islands — sad. —— we have had 21 deaths. audio question, i feel should be responsibility. the government with immediate effect. cannot make this book infection some european union countries say they will close their borders to most — or all — foreigners.
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control for everyone. my advice would be if you are vulnerable, if you feel uncomfortable, you must ta ke you feel uncomfortable, you must take personal control and make your own decisions. i feel employers should enable these personal decisions to be made, such as working from home and we can all ten more people in the uk have died after testing positive for coronavirus — keep out of circulation whilst at bringing the total number of deaths in the uk to 21. this virus is in circulation in the exponential phase of this outbreak. england's chief medical officer, the government can do so much but we professor chris whitty, said all of the latest to die can also take charge and start doing were patients in "at—risk" groups. what we feel comfortable with. more the rise comes as the government personal decision making on these draws up plans to ban mass gatherings, in response things, against the backdrop of what to the escalating outbreak. we are hearing, the professional the total number of cases in the uk advice, but also be prepared to say now stands at 1,140. iam not advice, but also be prepared to say i am not going to wait to be told almost 38,000 people what to do, use ourjudgment and have been tested. decide what we feel comfortable meanwhile, the united states has extended doing. indeed, i feel very the travel ban on most european decide what we feel comfortable doing. indeed, ifeelvery energised that i must inform groups and people countries to include the uk and ireland. this will come into effect
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that i must inform groups and people that if you are not practising good at 4am on tuesday morning. hygiene it is time you did. for example, in hmight city there is that will be midnight eastern going to be a marathon tomorrow, it standard time in the united states. is going to go ahead. people are the vice president, mike pence said american citizens returning from the uk will come half and half against it, i say if through specific us airports. elsewhere in europe — the spanish government have urged you are uncomfortable, please stay people to stay at home away. it is not a bad decision. that unless they're going to work, buying food or drugs, raises the question about what we or in need of medical attention are told the government is after another 1,500 cases were announced. discussing at the moment, measures the airlinejet2 has cancelled all flights to the country. to ban la rge—scale and even turned seven discussing at the moment, measures to ban large—scale events. judging of its plane mid—flight from what you were saying, you don't earlier today. think it matters whether they are banned or not, it has to be about holidays to spain organised through tui, what individuals decide to do, which were due to begin whether they want to go out any big in the next few days, have also been cancelled. group of people, whether they want several european union countries have now said they'll to attend a football match or a close their borders to most, or all, music concert. in the end, we can foreigners because of the coronavirus. they include denmark, poland, slovakia, czech republic spend too much time relying on as well as cyprus. government telling us what to do. we've reports from indeed, i think it is very around the world — but first this report empowering. the government can say on the situation here in the uk this and that at the big level but at the same time i think it is a from our correspondent
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kathryn stanczyszyn. very powerful tool to become on your marks, get set, go! educated and confident about the it's business as usual for these coronavirus, because it also reduces park runners in richmond, anxiety and stress about not knowing many across the country what this virus can do. can i put are still going about their weekend as normal. you the counter argument, i am a dad but the uk has moved into the next with a young kid and i want somebody phase in its fight against covid—i9, an attempt to delay the spread to tell me what i should do in the of the virus. best interest of my child. i don't feel qualified to make that call. so far that hasn't involved banning mass gatherings, indeed, indeed. i am sensitive about but now the bbc understands the government is drawing up emergency legislation to take more this and therefore, i feel of course robust measures from as early as next weekend. it is the government's duty to give the evidence tells us that stopping mass gatherings doesn't have a huge impact on the spread of the virus, this official advice out and educate but, for example, the decision has the people, but at the same time, if been taken in some countries because of the impact on public people feel uncomfortable with the services and because when you have a mass gathering, official government guidelines and that draws on the police advice, they can make their own and the ambulance service who need to support it. judgments. i go back to our many sporting events government in the uk, it has not are being affected — most football matches have been suspended and this weekend's six nations rugby is cancelled. banned public gatherings and going to pubs, but if you feel the world health organization says uncomfortable because you have
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thought about your own health, you europe is now the epicentre. do not go. thank you very much for there have been more than 1,200 deaths in italy, speaking to us. he has been talking which is still in lockdown. spain has declared a state of emergency, and this morning, airline jet2 announced it was suspending flights to the mainland, the balearic to us from bath and what he was speaking about the bath half islands and the canaries. marathon. holiday company tui has also now as we've been hearing, the united states has cancelled holidays to spain that extended their european travel ban have flights leaving to include the uk and ireland, between now and monday. with restrictions coming into effect from the early hours european countries has also begun, of tuesday morning. with president trump suggesting this is what the vice president mike a ban on non—americans travelling pence told reporters to the united states from 26 in the last half hour. european countries has also begun, also, as the presidentjust with president trump suggesting foreshadowed, in our the uk could be included very soon. taskforce meeting today, the president has made the decision to suspend all travel to the united kingdom and ireland, here, the advice remains anyone effective midnight monday night, with a new, persistent cough eastern standard time. or a fever must stay at home. chad wolf will describe the details of that, but again, and experts aren't immune from catching this virus. 00:04:44,885 --> 2147483051:39:07,157 i thought when i became ill 2147483051:39:07,157 --> 4294966103:13:29,430 in the middle of this week, as the president just suggested, all of our health experts presented information, dr fauci will reflect on some of those numbers. made a unanimous recommendation to the president to suspend all travel from the uk and ireland. that will be effective midnight monday night, eastern standard time.
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again, americans in the uk or ireland can come home. legal residents can come home, but as the secretary will detail, they will be funnelled through specific airports and processed. vice president mike pence talking. the first and deputy first ministers of northern ireland have been meeting leaders from the irish government, including the prime minister leo varadkar, to discuss a plan for responding to coronavirus on an all—island basis. arlene foster told journalists there was agreement between the leaders both north and south of the border of what needed to be done to keep people safe. we have both moved from the contain phase to the delete face
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and in this new phase there are a number of staged actions, some of which we have taken, some of which will be taken in the coming period. 0bviously, all based on a scientific and medical advice. whilst these actions will have a significant impact for a period of time on our daily lives, they are designed with one objective, to save lives. it has been very good to hear the detail of the particular medical circumstances in bothjurisdictions the particular medical circumstances in both jurisdictions and the particular medical circumstances in bothjurisdictions and its detail that informs the timing of our decisions and our approach in northern ireland as well, but we are certainly not complacent. we are certainly not complacent. we are certainly not, and we will continue to ta ke certainly not, and we will continue to take the expert advice that is provided to us in terms of the timing of everything that we do.
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good evening. ten more people in england have died after testing positive for the coronavirus, the largest total in a single day since the outbreak began. in all, 21 people have now lost their lives, and the number of confirmed cases has risen to 1,140, though the true figure may be much higher. the chief medical officer for england, professor chris whitty, says the government's action plan aims to "save lives and protect the most vulnerable". he also says every single person "has a role to play" in beating the virus. here's our health correspondent, sophie hutchinson. 0n on your marks, get set, go. a large group of runners out today, keeping fit, but the question is for how much longer? concerns about the
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coronavirus mean the government may ban mass gatherings. it is understood the measure could be brought in as early as next week in order to free up emergency services to deal with the virus. the evidence tells us that stopping mass gatherings does not have a huge impact on the spread of the virus, but for example, the decisions being taken in some countries because of the impact on public services and when you have a mass gathering, it draws on the police and ambulance service you need to support it. today, the death toll in the uk jumped, almost doubling from 11 to 21 patients. all those who lost their lives were in the address groups, aged over 60 with underlying conditions. there are now more than 1100 confirmed cases in the uk. 0ne of them as a newborn baby and its mother but officials believe the true figure could be as many as 10,000. the world health 0rganization has raised serious concerns about the uk's handling of
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the outbreak. the aim is to have people infected by the virus to recover to build up herd immunity. 0thers recover to build up herd immunity. others are worried about the lack of uk action to stop the spread. the uk response has placed the country at considerable higher risk of becoming the next domino to fall in the series of outbreaks we have seen around the world. if you cut your number of contacts in half you have cut in half the number of opportunities the virus has to transmit. if everybody were to do that they would be the chance of slowing the infection to the extent you would not be overwhelming the nhs. the government is keen to stress it is following scientific advice and it has underlined the importance of self isolating if you have a cough or fever. ten new deaths in quite a spike in one day. is there any reason why
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that has happened this is the pattern of this particular virus. very concerning to see these jumps today, 3112 new cases, the doubling taking us to 21 deaths in the uk, but sadly not unexpected. those scientists are mapping this disease have said they were expecting to see jumps like this. there are now 150,000 confirmed cases in the world, with 5500 or more deaths. we are likely to see that continue. i suppose if there is some reassurance for people it is for 80% this will bea mild for people it is for 80% this will be a mild illness from which the vast majority will recover. thank you, health correspondent. let's talk to our political correspondent jessica parker who's at downing street. is there any more clarity about whether or not mass gatherings are going to be banned? well, the prime minister has been meeting with officials this afternoon, that is after it emerged
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that the government is looking to ban mass gatherings, possibly as early as next weekend. not a u—turn and insists westminster sources after the government did not take that step earlier in the week. i pointed to the fact it has already been talked about is a possibility before. not so much because of the risk of transmission at such events which is thought to be relatively low but the strain it puts on public services, the police, ambulances, health workers, which is why the scottish government has already moved to stop gatherings of more than 500 people, exactly the details they are talking about in there. we will learn more in the coming days when a light —— when emergency legislation is said to be published. in northern ireland, politicians have been meeting with the irish government to discuss cross—border cooperation but there is some disagreement over whether schools and colleges should close. that action has already been taken in the republic. thank you.
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the white house has announced the uk and ireland will be added to the list of european countries, from which travel to the us is suspended because of the coronavirus outbreak. meanwhile, the british airlinejet2 has cancelled all flights to spain with seven of its aircraft turned back in mid—air because of madrid's impending decision to lock down the country. 0ur transport correspondent, tom burridge is here. this announcement from the white house, bad news for us, frankly? really bad news. the restrictions took place in the early hours of tuesday morning. anyone with us residency would be exempt. a small number of flights will still run, i imagine, between the uk and us but most will be cancer. this is massive for uk—based airlines. i spoke to someone for uk—based airlines. i spoke to someone at one of those airlines a few days ago and they said they weren't even contemplating. the job losses announced are likely to get worse. jet2 have suspended all package holidays and flights to spain for at least a week. they took the decision early this morning and incredibly seven of their flights
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we re incredibly seven of their flights were made so they had to be turned back to britain. they said they took the decision because lots of bars and the decision because lots of bars a nd restau ra nts the decision because lots of bars and restaurants are being closed in spanish resorts and they had to do it because people will not get the holidays they were promised. a return flight schedule will operate for a week so people should be able to get home and beyond that it is unclear. the other massive tour operator, tui, cancelling all spanish holidays for this weekend until monday. thank you. the spanish government is on the verge of putting the country into lockdown as part of a state of emergency to control the spread of the coronavirus. spain is the worst affected european nation after italy, where more than 1,400 people have died. 0ur correspondent sima kotecha has more now, from rome. they sing italian national anthem. through a health crisis, italy turns to song. stringent measures restricting movement has led to this, from north to south. but behind the music,
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more than 1,000 have died. at a hospital in rome, doctors who helped with the outbreak in china are visiting to advise and support. we believe that colleagues in italy have done a very good job. they believe early detection is key and medics here say their experiences are invaluable. it is always important to have exchanges. some of these medical doctors were on the front line in the beginning of the epicentre in wuhan so they have developed protocols and they have treated lots of patients, especially about the severe cases. i have understood they have important exchanges about the protocols. it was preferred that media on site wore a mask. this is the main hospital in rome where people who have coronavirus are treated.
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behind the hospital is a triage where those who think they might be infected are checked. some hospitals in the north, where most of the cases are, continue to struggle to cope. like in italy, some parts of spain are already under strict measures as the government prepares to enter a 15—day state of emergency. translation: it is not comfortable for anyone but it is the best we can do, go out only when necessary, perhaps get disposable gloves for not touching doors or keys when we enter, that kind of thing and, well, just stay quiet at home. it is all very worrying. let's hope it lasts not only 15 days but a month or two, that we are careful at home and go out as little as possible. the famed latin vibrancy is fading as families cut themselves off and the outbreak continues.
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in central and eastern africa, rwanda, kenya, ethiopia and sudan are among the countries to have confirmed their first cases of coronavirus. and morocco has suspended air and sea links with france and spain, and banned any public gatherings of more than 50 people. the trade body representing uk hotels, restaurants and the hospitality industry has warned that large businesses are at real risk of collapse because of the coronavirus outbreak. uk hospitality has written to the chancellor asking for more support for what it called an "existential threat". our business correspondent katy austin has more details. many businesses in eastbourne rely on tourists and locals drinking and eating out. they are doing that less. pickings at this hotel are down 60%. we have the money to carry on for two or three months and then we are out of money. then what do we
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do, paying staff, paying vat. the budget on wednesday promised billions to support the economy through the crisis, but in a letter to the chancellor that i have seen, the uk's hospitality trade body ones that support for small businesses with things like business rates and sick pay is welcome but there is little for larger firms employ the most people and that once the pandemic threatens their very existence without more government help. its demands include extending business rates suspension to all sides of companies, government funding statutory sick pay for all hospitality firms and allowing temporary staff redundancies and it says high—street restaurant chains and major hotel groups are the ones who need it. if nothing is done, these businesses will run out of cash and 4—6 weeks, they simply will not be able to trade because the bills coming through the door remained there under so substantial. if they have no income coming in, they cannot sustain the drop in
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footfall and the drop in income. they cannot sustain the drop in footfall and the drop in incomem isa footfall and the drop in incomem is a different picture for online delivery firms. demand for this company will hire to stop taking new customers' orders. customers are stocking up on cleaning products and long life foods at supermarkets. the treasury and cis help will be on offer when it is needed but some businesses who physically rely on people turning up to spend money fearfor people turning up to spend money fear for their existence. sport relief says some of the money donated to the charity this year will go to those affected by the coronavirus outbreak. £40 million was raised, by the end of last night's television appeal. for the latest developments on the coronavirus outbreak, including what symptoms to look out for, how to reduce your risk of becoming infected, and advice for those with underlying health conditions, just visit our website at or go to the bbc news app. that's it. there's more throughout the evening on the bbc news channe, on the bbc news channel,
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and i'll be back with the late news at five past ten. we are seeing they went to pick up among western parts of the uk. ahead of it we are seeing brighter skies for a glimpse of sunshine but some areas we're stuck with more threatening cloud with some around. it is out towards the west we are seeing more rain, moving towards northern ireland, heading into scotland. we also see the rain band push into england and wales, quite heavy over the hills of wales, north—west england. after that some clearer skies ahead. temperatures overnight, five or 6 degrees in scotla nd overnight, five or 6 degrees in scotland and northern ireland, bit milderfor england scotland and northern ireland, bit milder for england and wales. that band of rain quite heavy to begin with, that will push into the west country in the morning, into the south—east and east anglia in the afternoon. behind it we get sunshine
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and we see showers becoming fewer in scotla nd and we see showers becoming fewer in scotland and northern ireland, the wind direction changes from the south—west to more of a north—westerly, it will feel cooler and temperatures will be down to around 8—10d. there temperatures will drop markedly over night, sunday night into monday morning, ridge of high pressure building in ahead of that next weather system in the north—west. clear skies, light winds overnight means that many parts of the country may wake up to a frost on monday morning but it should be dry with some sunshine. the weather will change across scotla nd the weather will change across scotland and northern ireland as the wind picks up, the cloud increases in during the afternoon we will see rain coming in as well. england and wales are probably going to be dry during the day, after that cold start there will be more sunshine and temperatures are reasonable, 10-12d. the and temperatures are reasonable, 10—12d. the weather system bringing that band of rain gets about as far south as northern england and north wales than its stops and a wave on the front pushes the rain back northwards again so we will see more
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rain coming towards northern ireland, back to scotland later on in the day. in the south many places will be dry, probably a bit more cloud around on tuesday, we will find temperatures going up higher thanks to that south—westerly wind returning, cooler in the rain in the north—west. that rain move southwards on wednesday and thursday, that rain moves away, high pressure is set to arrive later in the week but it will not be very warm, but at least it looks fine and dry.
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hello this is bbc news with shaun ley. the headlines: ten more patients have died in england after testing positive for coronavirus, bringing the total number of deaths in the uk to 21. president trump is extending his ban on flights from europe to include britain and ireland. the president has made the decision to suspend all travel to the united kingdom and ireland,
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effective midnight monday night, eastern standard time. the spanish government is reportedly set to put the country into lockdown, in an attempt to control the virus. jet2 cancels all flights to spain, the balearic islands and the canary islands with immediate effect. some european union countries say they will close their borders to most or all foreigners. people with disabilities and their carers are calling for more support from the government as the number of uk cases of coronavirus continues to rise. they're among the group most vulnerable to the effects of the virus and many say they're worried about who will care for them as the outbreak worsens. jayne mccubbin has been hearing their stories. it's hard to avoid the fear, but what do you do when your loved ones rely solely on you? hello, dan. hello. tell me who's in this picture.
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ok, in this picture is my wife, amy, and my daughter emily, who has spina bifida, hydrocephalus, and is a wheelchair user. i'm currently looking after both. but i love them absolutely both to pieces. love the stardust off them. but you're worried. but i'm very worried. because, as it stands, if i were to contract coronavirus who's going to step in and do the very personal care which both of them need? i can't leave it to a friend or neighbour, it has to be to a care professional, and, unfortunately, they are a very rare breed. right now, there are over 120,000 vacancies in the social care system. what happens if a suggested coronavirus sickness rate of 20% hits? hello, liz. hi, jayne. tell me about your brother and your daughter. my brother and daughter both have down syndrome. elsa's 23 and she lives at home with me. and my brother lives around the corner in his own flat with a 24/7 support team. this is why you're so worried. people are going to get sick. much has been said about the risk
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to the elderly, but there are other sectors of society for whom this outbreak is a huge concern. i mean, you're also worried because routine for your brother is so very important. i don't know how he'll cope when he can't do the things he loves. and they're just ordinary little things like going to the shops. he loves to shake people's hands. that's a bit of a no—no right now, isn't it? we're working on teaching him elbow bumps. the routines — change to routines could really upset his mental health. these are the many and varied consequences of a virus which, we're told, repeatedly, for the majority is no worse than the flu. this mother spoke to me anonymously about her five—year—old son who has a multitude of complex progressive health problems. now, we tend to make a mini hospital at home these days so we'd only go in when we need intensive care.
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ijust don't think my child is going to be one of those children that would receive a ventilator if push came to shove. because there are so many other complications with your boy? yeah, so he's progressive and he's nonverbal. so there are lots of reasons for them to say "we won't bother with him". these are the heartbreaking fears surrounding children and adults with disabilities. lucy is a journalist within the bbc. she has spent many hours recently chasing detail from the government about its plans to help people like her who rely on personal assistance to remain independent. this plan emerged yesterday, suggesting volunteers could be drafted in to replace professional staff.
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and detail is exactly what these people are so desperate for, before a crisis hits — not after. sport, and a full round—up from the bbc sport centre. good evening. normally, at this time on a saturday, we'd be rounding up the day's football results from up and down the leagues, but with the cancellation of top—level matches until next month because of the coronavirus pandemic, many clubs are beginning to contemplate the impact the loss
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of matchday games will have on them. one of those clubs is the league one side, tranmere rovers, who should have been hosting lincoln city at prenton park this afternoon. owner and former fa chief executive mark palios has been telling mike bushell the postponement of fixtures was no surprise. to me, it was the next logical step, and as soon as players started to fall away and squads started to fall away, you then get into destroying the sporting integrity of the league itself is a competition. as a consequence, it was only a small step to get into a position where they made a decision such as this, which was to postpone at the league and give it a chance to see if it could be finished towards the end of april, the end of march, the end of may, etc. for us, it is thousands of pounds if we don't play games, that
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includes tickets and food and beverage. we have the college, so we might lose another hundred and 50, depending how it goes. but goes into the summer. you were telling me the plan was to relay the pitch this summer, plan was to relay the pitch this summer, so plan was to relay the pitch this summer, so it is notjust financial, it is practical things? relaying the picture above is costly, we had not planned for that. need about 12 weeks to reconstruct the pitch, and at the end of the season, 27th of april, we were going to be bringing a new pitch. because of the merseyside derby on monday, we were hearing you have a lot of scandinavian fans coming over who would have then come here, spending money in your shop and bars? we do feet off the football tourism that happens, and have become common for people to come here for a full weekend at enjoy premier league games and also some of the lower
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league stuff, which for them, this a great experience. that will damage us as well. while the top levels of the game in the uk have been postponed, the national league in england was due to go ahead with a full set of fixtures. however, several of those games have been called off in the last 24 hours, including bromley‘s game against chorley, following one of the chorley players showing symptoms of having covid—19. leaders barrow versus wrexham was also called off, due to a wrexham player going into self—isolation. while dagenham and redbridge's match with woking was another of the matches to be postponed. these are the results of the games that have been played today. third placed notts county with a 4—0 win over eastleigh. stockport county are in the play—off places after they beat maidenhaead. there are doubts over whether this year's olympics and paralympics in tokyo will happen. the games are due to open on the 24th ofjuly and japan's prime minister has today insisted that his country
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will not postpone the event. translation: going forward, we will continue to coordinate well with the ioc and, of course, the ioc will coordinate with the world health organization. forjapan, we have to ove rco m e organization. forjapan, we have to overcome the spread of the infection and we want to hold the olympics and paralympics as planned. a number of olympic qualifying events have been cancelled, but some are still going ahead. great britain's caroline dubois won her first bout in the ring at the european olympic qualifying tournament at the copper box, beating ana staradub, of belarus. there are six qualifying spots up for grabs in the lightweight division, and this was the first of three bouts that the 19—year—old british boxer would have to win to book her spot in tokyo. she next faces the number—one seed mira potkonen of finland, who, at 39, is more than twice her age. she's obviously the number one seed,
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but at the end of the day, she's only got two hands. one brain. two legs. this is what boxing is all about. to be the best you have to be the best, i believe i'm the best. first bout, first day, the youngest, never, ever had a senior bout. and competing against a woman who is probably 26 and i'm 19. competing against a woman who is probably 26 and i'm19. i gave a performance and i was time to start turning on the heat. lets take a look at some of the other sporting action taking place today. to racing, and the 6/1 shot trucker‘s lodge won the midlands grand national by 18 lengths at uttoxeter. the paul nicholls—trained welsh national runner—up finished ahead of captain drake in second and joe farrell in third. germany's max schachmann held off a late attack from tiesj benoot to claim overall victory by 18 seconds at the shortened paris—nice race. the final stage was won by columbia's nairo quintana,
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with benoot second and overall winner schachman back in sixth. the race finished a day earlier than planned due to coronavirus. and britain's elfyn evans is third after 13 stages of the world rally championship in mexico, that's more than half a minute behind toyota team—mate sebastien ogier of france. esapekka lappi's rally ended in dramatic fashion, the finn's ford catching fire. no—one was hurt. men's golf is on hold until next month at the earliest, and we've seen the first men's and women's majors, the masters, and the ana inspiration postponed. however, in cape town, the south african women's open has just finished and it has been an incredible debut for england's alice hewson. in her first event on the ladies european tour, she won by a shot and my colleague chetan pathak
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caught up with her earlier. it feels absolutely incredible. it isa dream it feels absolutely incredible. it is a dream come true. growing up as a kid, all i could dream of was playing on the european ladies tour, and for my first event, to come and win, the feeling is indescribable. u—turn per boat last year, as this happened quicker than you thought? it definitely has happened quicker than i thought, i was hoping to get toa than i thought, i was hoping to get to a nice steady start, but this is definitely a good thing. we saw the players championship stopped after the first round, where there are any concerns there that you may not get to finish the tournament?” concerns there that you may not get to finish the tournament? i do at think that any concerns here during the week. i was in abu dhabi last week and that tournaments got cancelled, so you're sure what was going to happen. but south africa is a low risk area, especially because of the heat. so everything has been perfectly fine here. golf is what
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most major sports by being shut down now. what is your reaction to that? i think it's the right decision. the health of all the players, that ultimately comes in first. and to try and contain corona i think is very important. it's unfortunate that we're going to get to play for few weeks, but we will come back again. is don't be too difficult, i will have a few unexpected weeks we re will have a few unexpected weeks were both my family and coach, so i think that will be nice to get back into the swing of things, have a check up on my swing and get ready to go again. it means i can be fully prepared for the next tournament we do play. your the first englishwoman to play a competitive rounds at augusta international, what are your thoughts on the masters, the first major of the air, being postponed?” think a huge aspect of the masters is the spectators and the fact you
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can heara is the spectators and the fact you can hear a voice all over the golf course, so would not be the same without any of the spectator there. so for the benefit of the players and spectators, i do think it's beneficial that it is postponed. and spectators, i do think it's beneficial that it is postponedm terms of legacy european tour, women's golf, wherein the spirit with the coronavirus, but prof nutt, whereas women's golf? it is on the up, an exciting time, especially here on the tour. we have so much more here on the tour. we have so much m o re eve nts here on the tour. we have so much more events and prize money and we are starting to get some of the recognition we deserve. it's really, really positive. the all england open badminton championships have been taking place in birmingham this week. and the line up for the mens final has been decided. top seed chou tien—chen of chinese tapei was leading denmark's anders antonsen, when the dane had to retire due to injury. in the final, viktor axelson.
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england's marcus ellis and lauren smith will be in mixed doubles action a little later on. you can watch live coverage on the red button and the bbc sport website. and finally, with the majority of football postponed today across europe because of the coronavirus, the head of world football's governing body has had a bit of free time. in a change to his normal day—to—day responsibilities, fifa's president gianni infantino has released this video on social media to remind people of how they should be washing their hands, taking part in the world health organisation's safe hands challenge. wash your hands, kick out the virus and make sure you spread this message, but not the virus. sensible. that's all the sport for now. you can find more on all those stories on the bbc sport website. that's now on bbc news, it is time for the
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film review. a very warm welcome to the film review on bbc news to take us through this week's summer races's mount. we have the story of the 1970 miss world. we have a brilliantly indescribable film which is very strange. and an updated kindergarten cop. we start with a true story? it is amazing to throw your mind back
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to 1970 with miss world, everybody watch it. ms grenade is the dignified contestant who has the —— miss granada is trying to break the glass ceiling. we have some chalk and cheese activists who decided are going to disrupt the cattle market of miss world by making their own way to competition and then creating a spectacle that will draw attention to the rising women's movement. had to the rising women's movement. had to be getting without being caught? we buy tickets. unless that's too organised. and you'd have to blend so inserts no, you look like a bag
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lady. what, i look like you? this is what you're wearing. ladylike. i look exactly like my mother. look like my mother's south. the thing i liked about this was, it isa the thing i liked about this was, it is a remarkable true story, you feel these things converge. secondly, what the film does tonally as it has a very good balance, in the same way something like made in dagenham or the more recent battle of the sexes does, it takes is important story and puts it in a form which is really entertaining. so are great performances that
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humour in charge of the competition is really, really enjoying himself. and then, at the centre of it, you have this — i mean, it is actually pretty much historically what happened... yes, yes. ..but told with great wit, great humour. we heard a couple people say well, they thought it was a bit flimsy. i think what they meant by flimsy was strangely accessible because i thought actually, the story did grapple with some complicated... yes. you know, there are conflicts of interest. you know, there is — on the one hand, there is the story of the gugu mbatha—raw‘s character. on the other hand, there is the story of the growing women's lib movement. and the fact this dinosaur—like competition, which was welcomed into everyone's home. but of course, it's... i spent the whole film seething, thinking "oh, my god! "we actually did this! "this is only 50 years ago!" i mean, it's a very good historical
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reminder of how horrific it was. the most alarming thing is the moment when they do the turn. oh, yes! 0h! i mean, and it is cattle market—level. .. oh, i was literally cringing! yes, yes, yes. but i thought it was — i thought it was really entertaining, but i also thought it told the story well. yes, absolutely. it's hugely enjoyable. you could say maybe a couple — the keira knightley character jessie buckley character, although they're both terrific... and both historically... slightly — yeah, historically all accurate. maybe slightly, you know, not very well drawn characters, but the historical representation of the period is fantastic, i think. my feeling about those — i mean, i think there is a certain broad strokes—ness to some of those characters, but actually, i — in exactly the same way as i didn't mind it with made in dagenham, i think that what it is doing is it's attempting to tell that story to the widest possible audience, because what you don't want is to be singing to the choir. you don't want to be make a movie about this subject that literally just tells a story to people who already know it. absolutely. what youn want to do is you want to tell it to the broadest possible audience. not least because you want to go "this really happened ! "
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yes! and millions of people watched! and it was really is remarkable. yes, yes. it is definitely worth seeing, i'd say. thumbs up from me, absolutely. yes. so, your second choice today? yeah, so bacurau. this is from brazilian film—maker kleber mendonca filho, who has co—directed it — i talked about aquarius on the programme about a year or so ago. this is kind of a political satire. it takes some inspiration from that story the most dangerous game, about hunting humans. it is a remote village that discovers it has effectively been written off the map. their phone signal has stopped working, their water has been cut off, they discover that they no longer appear on satellite maps, so they have effectively been sort of deemed to not exist. and then a bunch of rich, armed tourists turn up, led by udo kier — which is never a good sign — and the film then goes from being on the one hand a kind of magicaljodorowsky—like satire into something which is a quite a grim and gruelling, brutal thriller. and what i liked about it very much was, for a start, it is hard to pigeonhole it.
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i am very aware that the more you know about the political situation, the more you can read from it, and i was thinking "we'll, i'm watching this as a cineaste rather than a politician, so i am getting half of the story" but it's very well directed, it's very unexpected. there are moments of real brutality in it and it's certainly one of those films that afterwards, you will have a very long discussion about what it all added up to. i thought it was an interesting piece. it's in cinemas for a couple of weeks, and then it's on mubi from the end of the month. 0k. and now my spy. yeah. so, you've seen this movie a million times before in otherforms. in this particular format, so dave bautista is this muscle—bound special agent who, at the very beginning of the movie, we see him doing a mission in which he just basically punches people and blows things up. they say "you're not great at being a spy. we're going to send you on a surveillance mission." of course, he ends up sort of falling for the person he is surveilling and, more importantly, getting wrapped around the little finger of the child who is also involved in the surveillance. here's a clip. 0k.
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you don't believe me? look, kid, you're just not the spy type. 0h, isee. so i should just stay in my box and dream of maybe being a barista or a fashion designer or a wedding planner. or maybe an er nurse like your mother. you know, i was thinking of asking bobbi anyway. she seems more like the brains of the operation, whereas you're more the brawn. who are you calling brawn? i was an analyst! she doesn't have an ounce of my training! if anybody's going to teach you, it's going to be... nicely done. don't do that again. you can hear the score coming in — they're going "this bit‘s funny!" laughs. here's the thing. it's perfectly fine. i — there was a couple of chuckles. it's basically kindergarten cop meets spy meets stakeout. it's a very, very well—trodden path. you know, dave bautista's funny —
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although he has actually done funnier stuff in things like guardians of the galaxy. i chuckled a few times. the screening i was in, there was one person who was laughing their head off all the whole way through and i imagined they were a big dave bautista fan, but it's — it's — it's kind of — it's the very definition of meh, it's all right. i mean, it's not — i've seen much worse, i've seen much better. is it in your category of i wasn't bored? yes. it's in my category of i wasn't bored. i love that category. i wanted it to be funnier than it was, but i have seen far less funny things. laughs. that won't go on the poster for it. that is not happening! but you are probably all over the poster of a portrait of a lady on fire. and we both love it. it is the last week i'm going to do this, because i think it's probably the last week it's gonna be, you know... but it — i think this is one of the best films i have seen in ages. it's directed by celine sciamma, who i think is fantastic. a fantastic central performance adele haenel. it's, you know, a period drama but it's very contemporary. it's about the female gaze, but it's also a love story. it has the most extraordinary use
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of music, despite the fact there's very little music in it, and ijust thought it was — i — i loved it. it's beautiful. i think it's a beautiful film in every way. and also flawless. i mean, i can't think of anything that's wrong with it. i keep thinking there must be something that's wrong with it. nope, absolutely flawless. i think it's up there with parasite in terms of not a step put wrong. i'm with you on that one. and let's talk about dvd — there may be more a little more people — a little more of us all sitting at home watching films in the coming weeks, so you'll need to come up with some goodies. exactly. dvds are gonna be very important in the coming weeks. so, le mans ‘66 — or as it was known in america, where it was nominated — surprisingly — for a best picture oscar, le mans ‘66 is the story — er, ford v ferrari it was known in america — so it's basically a kind of racing rivalry story on—track, off—track. two great performances — christian bale and matt damon. i have to say christian bale got all of the attention in terms of the acting. yes. i think matt damon had the harder role. i think that role was actually more complicated because it seemed to be
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the less complex role. and in fact, although it sounds counter—intuitive, it is often harder to play an apparently less complex role. i thought it was very really entertaining, i thought it was really good, terrific sound design. i mean, reminded me, to some extent — well, i remember going to see the original le man with my dad. everyone of my age was taken to see the original le man by their dad. but it was a great story, well told, very moving. i was just slightly surprised that it was up for best picture. but, you know, it's a very good piece of entertainment, a very solidly made film. ok, and we'll need lots of that. but it's not portrait of a lady on fire! so go and see that! go see that. go see that before they shut the cinemas! oh, i shouldn't tempt fate! don't say that! i know, i know! it breaks my heart to even think about it, it really does. ok, let's not — ok. right. positive energy! thank you. thanks for being here. thanks for watching. fingers crossed we'll all be here next week. thanks. see you next time. bye— bye. chuckles. 0h!
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hello, we have seen the wind picking up over more western parts of the uk, blowing in another dose of cloud and rain, and ahead of that we had brighter skies for a while, a glimpse of sunshine, but equally areas were also stuck with more threatening cloud and also a few showers around, but out towards the west is where we have rain moving over northern ireland heading into scotland, and we will also see the rain band push into england and wales, quite heavy over the hills of wales and england. ahead of that showers packing into the north—west and temperatures overnight, 5—6 in scotland and northern ireland but milder in england and wales. we still have the band of rain, that will push into the midlands and down to the west country in the morning, into the south—east and east anglia in the afternoon. behind that, sunshine, the showers will also become fewer in scotland and northern ireland. the wind direction is changing and so it will be a bit fresher with a north—westerly and it
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will feel more like 8—10c. ridge of high pressure building ahead of the mixed weather system in the north—west, so clear skies, light winds overnight, means for many parts of the country we will wake up to a frost early on monday morning. at least it will be dry with sunshine. the weather will change over scotland and northern ireland as the wind picks up and the cloud increases and we will start to see rain coming in as well. england and wales, probably dry, after the cold start, more sunshine, temperatures a reasonable 10—12c. the weather system bringing the band of rain into the north—west gets as far south as northern england and north wales, and then it stops and then a little wave on the front pushes the rain back north again, so we will see more rain coming to northern ireland and back towards scotland. further south for england and wales, many places will be dry, a bit more cloud around on tuesday,
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temperatures getting up a bit higher to 14—15, thanks to the south—westerly wind returning, but cooler where we have the rain in the north—west. rain clears away, high pressure is set to arrive later on in the week but it won't be particularly warm. at least it looks like it should be fine and dry. this is bbc news, i'm shaun ley. the headlines at six: ten more patients have died in england after testing
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positive for coronavirus, bringing the total number of deaths in the uk to 21. president trump is extending his ban on flights from europe to include britain and ireland. the president has made a decision to suspend all travel to the united kingdom and ireland effective midnight monday, night eastern standard time. the spanish government is reportedly set to put the country into lockdown, in an attempt to control the virus. jet2 cancels all flights to spain, the balearic islands and the canary islands — with immediate effect. some european union countries say they will close their borders to most — or all — foreigners. and on sportsday at six—thirty, we'll find out how lower league
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