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Donald Trump signals a fundamental change in the way America will trade
A great thing for the American worker what we just did.
The President opens his first full week in office
by signing an order withdrawing the US from
a major free-trade deal with Pacific rim countries.
He meets business leaders at the White House
and warns he will penalise American companies that move jobs overseas.
A company that wants to fire all its people in the United States
and build a factory someplace else and then thinks that product is just
going to flow across the border into the United States,
And the White House confirms that trade will be high on the agenda
when Theresa May visits the White House later this week.
Following reports that a Trident missile test went wrong last year,
the Prime Minister again refuses to confirm or deny what happened.
I am regularly briefed on national security issues.
I was briefed on the successful certification of HMS
We do not comment on the operational details
A series of failures led to a prisoner's suicide.
His family say the prison authorities had been warned.
Doctors in Sheffield are pioneering the use of a small
MRI brain scanner, designed for use on premature babies.
And Nicola Adams, the double Olympic boxing champion, talks to us
And coming up in Sportsday on BBC News, Bernie Ecclestone's 40-year
reign Formula One boss is over, as he is replaced by the
President Trump has opened his first full week in office
by signing an order formally withdrawing the US
from a major free-trade deal with Pacific rim countries.
The Trans-Pacific Partnership deal was negotiated
by the Obama administration but it was never ratified by Congress.
During the day, Mr Trump met business leaders and warned
that he will penalise American companies that move jobs overseas.
The White House confirmed trade would feature prominently
in the president's talks with Theresa May later this week,
as our North America editor Jon Sopel reports.
We have been talking about this for a long time. The power of the pen.
These executive orders are being fined by the President as he starts
his first week in the job. From now on America will have nothing more to
do with the Pacific trade deal. Another order set into plans to
renegotiate the agreement with Mexico and Canada, or complex
undertaking that there is to be a freeze on recruitment to federal
jobs. One other executive order particularly eye-catching which was
signed today is that aid agencies are in receipt of US government
funds, will now no longer be able to offer abortions or advice on
abortions in their field work around the world. This has been a political
football going back for decades with Democrats resending it, Republicans
reimposing it. It is an important indication of where Donald Trump
stands on the issue and what may be future social policy for America as
well. I wanted to sit next to him, coming back. This is the real focus.
The president must deliver on the economy if he intends to wield both
a carrot and a stick. First the stick. A company that wants to fire
all of its people in the United States and build some factory
someplace else and then thinks that product will flow across-the-board
into the United States, that is not going to happen. You're going to
have to pay a substantial border tax. And finally the carrot. What we
are doing is we're going to be cutting taxes massively for both the
middle-class and for companies. That is massively. At his first full
press briefing, the focus of his spokesman was still on jobs and
trade. Will there be a detailed discussion when Theresa May comes on
Friday over what a trade deal may look like? We are here on working
day one. We are excited that Theresa May is coming and I am sure they
will be a discussion on trade. The degree to which I do not know yet.
I'm sure we will have an opportunity to brief you out. I do not believe
we will have plans on a joint press conference. That is something we'll
be working on and we will keep you updated. After a finger wagging
lecture delivered to the press at the weekend when he may not have
been entirely truthful himself, question. Is it always your
intention to tell the truth and never knowingly say something which
is not factual? Yes. It is an honour to do this. I believe we have to be
honest with the American people. Sometimes we can disagree with the
facts. A short time ago the president met union leaders. Look
behind him. It seems Mr Spicer, after a heap of criticism at the
weekend that was getting a vote of confidence from the council to the
President that will be a roller-coaster ride.
Our North America editor Jon Sopel is in Washington.
Let's talk about this range of executive orders you are telling us
about. What do they tell us really about the Donald Trump style of
government in the early days? They give this a very clear indication on
the direction of travel, what he wants to achieve. These are things
he set out during the presidential campaign. It should not be mistaken
for tablets of stone. He announced Obamacare on Friday night if you
read the papers from you think it has already been abolished. They
have not worked out what they will replace it with. This is a statement
of intent. If you look at the trade deal with Canada and Mexico, to
change that requires congressional approval. There are a lot of free
trade supporters in the Republican Party and Congress who will be wary
about changing it. They will not want to go too fast. Donald Trump
has not delivered massive change yet. It is so important as a
statement, as a down payment if you like, and what the policy will be.
The big changes he is promising have not been delivered yet. Thank you
very much. Theresa May has again refused
to say whether or not an unarmed Trident missile veered
off course during a test last year. The Defence Secretary,
Sir Michael Fallon, told MPs that the system
was "successfully tested" last June but he would not provide
any other details Labour MPs have accused
ministers of a cover up and say the Prime Minister should
clarify how much she knew when she urged MPs to renew
the system in a vote last year. Our political editor,
Laura Kuenssberg, has the latest. Set condition 1SQ for weapons
system readiness test. A process that is
practised and practised. But just before Theresa May took
charge, a test like this of a missile maintained in the US
didn't go according to plan. Yesterday, Theresa May
refused to say if she knew. There were tests that take place
all the time regularly What we were talking
about in that... OK, I'm not going to
get an answer to this. It matters because the trial appears
to have gone wrong with just weeks before her new government asked MPs
to approve billions of pounds Having failed to answer yesterday,
today on a Cabinet visit, the Prime Minister had to admit
she did know. I am regularly briefed
on national security issues. I was briefed on the successful
certification of HMS We don't comment on the
operational details. details for national
security reasons. This spectacular misfire
in the late 80s of an American The vast majority of tests
have been successful. And it is not clear what went wrong
with this weapons trial. But Labour has found a lot wrong
with the Government's At the heart of this issue
is a worrying lack of transparency and a Prime Minister who has chosen
to cover up a serious incident rather than coming clean
with the British public. This House, and more importantly
the British public, deserve better. The details of the demonstration
and shakedown operation I am not going to discuss publicly
on the floor of this House. We simply want to know was this
test successful or not? Should we believe the White House
official who, while we have been sitting here debating,
has confirmed to CNN that the missile did
auto self-destruct off Once stories get out there that
a missile may have failed, isn't it better to be quite
frank about it? There are always some things that
government wants to keep from MPs and the rest of us,
but this time, Theresa May's hope of staying quiet
seems to have backfired. The most straightforward questions,
like who knew what, can be The political arguments over
whether we'd need nuclear weapons A fight over whether they work
is a battle ministers Laura Kuenssberg, BBC
News, Westminster. Our Defence correspondent,
Jonathan Beale, is at Do we have a better idea tonight of
what exactly happened in this test? Sir Michael Fallon is still sticking
to that script, refusing to confirm or deny whether something did go
wrong with that test last June, citing operational national-security
reasons. The problem with that is that the Ministry of Defence in the
past has publicised successful test launches. Why not this time? Was it
because it was an inconvenient fact ahead of the Commons vote? The
bigger problem is that while Michael Fallon was snowballing MPs in the
House of Commons, on the other side of the Atlantic, an unnamed US
defence -- defence official was telling Pentagon reporters something
did go wrong with the test and it was aborted, the missile destroyed
mid-flight. It is important to say the Americans with no. They are the
ones who build, maintain and leases missiles to the UK. They would have
that test data and know if something went wrong. They are in a bizarre
position tonight. We have got the UK Government saying they will not
comment further on what is Britain's independent nuclear deterrent. On
the other side of the Atlantic, the Americans appear to be confirming
that something went wrong. Thank you very much for the latest from the
Ministry of Defence. An investigation into the death
of an inmate at Chelmsford Prison has found a series of failures
contributed to his suicide. Dean Saunders, who was 25,
killed himself last January. The investigation found he should
have been in hospital, rather than in prison,
and that staff had ignored Our social affairs correspondent,
Michael Buchanan, has the story. Dean Saunders had no previous
history of mental illness. But, in December 2015,
the young dad suddenly became paranoid and delusional,
convinced he had to kill himself. The hand with the knife
was free and, this time, he'd come down to actually put
it in his... Mark, Dean's father,
put his life on the line. On the kitchen floor, he struggled
to get the knife from his son. He was stabbed several times
and at one point he held At that time, I thought,
I can't let him have this knife. And I put my hand over the top
of his, so he couldn't pull it out. Dean was charged with attempted
murder and remanded in custody at Chelmsford Prison,
initially on constant watch. Within days, a crucial
meeting took place. Three members of staff,
none of whom were medically trained, none of whom had read Dean's notes,
decided to reduce his observations from constant
watch to every half-hour. His family pleaded with
the prison not to do it. Today's report found numerous
problems in his care, including a failure to properly
appreciate his risk of suicide. I can't handle knowing that he died
on his own, away from family The private company providing health
care in Chelmsford Prison have been criticised following suicides
at other jails, too. Care UK said they will end
their contract in Chelmsford early if they can't beat prisoners' needs
with current resources. At least 113 prisoners killed
themselves in England and Wales in 2016 -
a record number. There is a proliferation
of official reports, reviews, inquest findings that all point
to the crisis in our prisons, in particular the way
in which people with mental Ministers say they are investing
millions to make prison safer, but, for Dean's family,
it's all too late. I kind of promised Dean
there will never be a day that will pass that Teddy won't know how
much you love him. From the incident, what happened
in our kitchen, that's when they took him away,
the next time I saw him I didn't get to tell
him I loved him. I didn't get to tell him that
I understand my injuries were because he was ill,
and I understood. Negotiations aimed at ending
the conflict in Syria It's the first time talks have
been convened by Russia, Turkey and Iran, rather
than by the United Nations. It's also the first time
representatives of Syria's armed rebel groups have led the opposition
side at the negotiating table. Our chief international
correspondent, Lyse Doucet, Can you report any progress on this
first day? Not surprising that after almost six years of a brutal war,
that the warring sides are here trading angry accusations, but
something new is unfolding now. For the first time in the past six years
you had rebel fighters, Syrian generals sitting at the same table
in public and they did not walk out. They agreed the biggest priority is
to cement a shaky ceasefire across Syria. What is more crucial is what
is happening on the battlefield. In the past year Russia has emerged as
the most important military player and turned the tide of the war in
President Assad's favour and teamed up with Turkey, a main rebel back to
try to bring this war to an end. It does not mean it will be easier, the
toughest problems have to be sorted. Most of all the role President Assad
in any future political transition. Step-by-step they are beginning to
wrestle with some of the outstanding issues of the conflict. Maybe there
is hope that Syria can at least start moving away from war, but it
will take a long time before it is actually under peace. Most of all
because there are many military players in the groups determined to
continue the fight, including so-called Islamic State.
The inquest into the deaths of 30 British people,
shot dead in Tunisia two years ago, has begun
hearing evidence from survivors of the attack.
One tourist described how he saw the gunman,
Seifeddine Rezgui, shoot a man who was lying on a sun lounger.
Our correspondent, Daniela Relph, reports.
The shocking details of their death, today the court began to hear
John and Janet Stocker were amongst the first people to be shot dead.
Their family was in court as the couple were described
as having died together doing what they enjoyed most,
Trudy Jones from South Wales was also killed on the beach,
she was described as someone who put everyone's happiness before her own.
The court was shown a map which illustrated the position
Trudy Jones was sunbathing on the front row.
They were the gunman's first targets as he murdered
This image shows the killer Seifeddine Rezgui on the beach.
And people fleeing from here in fear when they realised
The court also saw this 3D animation of the resort,
the blue skies and the sand and the pictures of those murdered.
Each person shown where they were shot.
One eyewitness account summed up the horror of that day.
Simon Greaves described the gunman to the court.
The question of tourist safety is a recurrent one here,
and today an eyewitness said that the police response
during the attack was poor as was security generally
Today was about just three victims, but there are many more
Bernie Ecclestone is no longer in charge of Formula One -
after the US company Liberty Media completed its takeover today.
The 86-year-old has been F1's chief executive for 40 years,
but the new owners have replaced him with the American, Chase Carey.
Mr Ecclestone has been given a role as Chairman Emeritus.
He said he is proud of the business he built.
The Prime Minister presided over a Cabinet meeting today
in the north-west of England, near Warrington,
and announced her industrial strategy for Britain after Brexit.
Theresa May set out the details of how ministers will take
a more interventionist approach by creating new technology
colleges - extending specialist maths schools,
and spending ?170 million creating new institutes of technology.
Our business editor, Simon Jack, has more details.
Growing an economy for the 21st-century.
This biotech firm is trying to increase crop yields,
reduce fertiliser use and provide high-paying jobs.
Most Conservative governments have preferred a hands-off
What this is about is creating the right conditions
As we leave the European Union I'm ambitious for the opportunities
available to us, building a truly global Britain.
But we need to ensure that our economy is working for everyone,
working in every part of the country.
The government's ten-point plan includes investment
in research and development in high-growth sectors.
?170 million for technical colleges to improve skills.
And infrastructure investment targeted to fit regional needs.
I think it's absolutely essential and it's been too long in coming.
And it's all about coordination, and directed and focused input
to meet the needs of the economy of this country.
And why wouldn't we be doing it if it's going to bring us the skills
we need in a coordinated way, with the key industry sectors that
have the most potential for growth based on our scientific ability?
The government wants businesses of the future,
like biotechnology or life science, to grow.
But with limited amounts of new money available,
the fear is that while some sectors will be cultivated, others may
wither, leaving behind the workers in those industries.
I don't think we can afford to leave any sector behind
in an industrial strategy, particularly given so many millions
of workers are employed in areas like retail,
food, care, where wages are often too low and investment too scarce.
So it has to be a holistic industrial policy
Previous attempts to get involved in industrial strategy have met
Millions were afforded to British Leyland for
The strategy that somewhat ironically became known
Modern industry leaders say this is different.
Picking winners is much more about picking the company
What I think you are seeing here is much earlier
This is all about building skills, building capabilities,
These are just proposals at this stage but ones the government hopes
will inject new life to a post Brexit economy.
Doctors in Sheffield are pioneering the use of a small
MRI brain scanner, designed for use on premature babies.
There are only two of these scanners in the world,
and doctors say the equipment produces images which are far more
Our medical correspondent, Fergus Walsh, sent this exclusive
Isaac was severely premature and needs a scan to check the swelling
Ultrasound like this is how all premature babies are
scanned, but it doesn't always reveal what's gone wrong.
Another premature baby, Alison Rose, born at
24 weeks, is on her way to have an MRI scan.
Newborns are usually too fragile to be moved, but at the
Royal Hallamshire, the purpose-built baby
MRI is just metres from the
The white bits on that section, you can see are a
little bit wider than they should be.
The MRI confirms two bleeds on her brain, but, crucially,
For her parents, it's comforting news.
I think it is a lot easier to understand with this
kind of scan, as opposed to the ultrasound that she had before.
It is reassuring that you get a better
look at it, it makes you feel better.
Lower down in the brain, for example, it's very difficult to make
out these structures lowdown, whereas on the MRI examination, we
see the brainstem and the cerebellum.
On the left is an ultrasound scan of Alice Rose's
On the right, an MRI scan - it is much more detailed and
gives doctors more diagnostic information.
All parts of the brain and the surrounding structures can
be viewed very clearly, which is sometimes not the case in
And also the range of brain abnormalities that can result
from haemorrhage, or lack of blood supply to the brain, are much more
There are only two of these machines in the world.
The other is in Boston in the United States.
They are still experimental prototypes, not yet cleared for
routine clinical use, but could represent the future
Two months after she was born, Alice Rose still weighs less
She is not out of the woods yet, but the MRI scan has given her
parents hope that, for their tiny baby daughter, things are beginning
Martin McGuinness' successor as the leader of Sinn Fein
at the Stormont Assembly is Michelle O'Neill.
She will take the party into an election for
the Assembly in early March - an election in effect
forced by the resignation of Martin McGuinness a fortnight ago.
Fog has led to high air pollution levels in some
It caused flight cancellations and delays with pockets of high
pollution in the south-east of England and some urban areas
in the Midlands and in parts of Northern Ireland.
This coming Friday, Holocaust Memorial Day,
will see the general British release of the film Denial.
It tells the story of a court case in the year 2000,
involving an American author who'd accused a British historian
The film, which premiered tonight in London,
is being released at a time when the Jewish community in Britain
is reporting a rise in the number of anti-Semitic incidents.
Our religious affairs correspondent, Martin Bashir, considers
His report does contain some offensive images.
Professor, I am that David Irving about whom you have been so rude.
Based on a libel action brought by the writer David Irving against the
Jewish scholar Deborah Lipstadt, Denial charts her study of the
Auschwitz death camp. This building was used to deloused prisoners'
clothing. I hope people will see this film is speaking to a larger
issue than just the Holocaust. None of the sport of this when we started
making the film. That it would have such contemporary resonance. That
residence has been felt with increasing anti-Semitic vandalism,
including this graffiti on a poster for the film. It is a disturbing
phenomenon. It is people who always felt or believed or feared that
their racist thoughts and anti-Semitic thoughts could not be
expressed, now feeling they have carte blanche. This Rabbi in London
said that Holocaust denial plays a significant part in rising levels of
anti-Semitism. There has been a steep change in attitude whilst
10-15 years ago, even if someone had these feelings, there would be shame
to express them. What has caused the change? I think that we are 70 years
from the Holocaust. Now sadly a lot of people are forgetting what these
attitudes can bring. It is thought 2016 could be the worst year on
record for anti-Semitism in Britain when figures are published next
month by the organisation that records is a dunce. From across the
country we receive about 100 incident reports every month, from
members of the public, also from data exchanges with police. Things
are as bad as they have been. Denial ends with the judge finding in
Deborah Lipstadt's favour. That David Irving was a Holocaust denier
stop I hope that -- people will understand there are facts that are
undeniable. The actor Gordon Kaye,
who starred in the long-running BBC sitcom, Allo Allo,
has died at the age of 75. Would you believe it possible
that the plot has now thickened? He appeared in all 82 episodes
of the show - playing Rene, the owner of a cafe in Nazi-occupied
France. His career also included appearances
in Coronation Street, Citizen Smith
and It Ain't Half Hot Mum. The actor, Gorden Kaye,
who has died at the age of 75. The double Olympic boxing
champion, Nicola Adams, has confirmed that she is turning
professional. It means it's unlikely she'll
compete at the 2020 Games in Toyko. She made the announcement at a news
conference earlier today. Our sports correspondent,
Katie Gornall, has Her report contains
some flash photography. There was a time when promoter
Frank Warren wasn't interested in women's boxing,
but Nicola Adams changed his mind. This is a fighter used
to breaking new ground. Last year in Rio, she became
the first Briton to successfully defend an Olympic
boxing title in nearly 100 years. She is also the reigning world,
European and Commonwealth champion. As an amateur, she told me she has
nothing left to prove. There are a lot of goals
in the professional ranks to achieve, becoming a world
champion and European champion. There are so many goals to achieve
in the professional ranks. Raising the game again,
and just making, hopefully trying to make, women's
boxing on a par with the men's. Adams is one of a number of Olympic
champions to have turned The Irish star Katie Taylor recently
featured on the undercard of Anthony It is hoped boxing
could follow the lead of mixed martial arts,
where female fighters regularly
topped the bill. This is a different
time, a different era. I think that the standard has
improved, that's why I actually want to get involved in it,
because it is a better standard. I think that for us,
she will prove that. Adams will have to wait until April
to make her debut in Manchester before a fight
in her home city of Leeds in May. So far, she has done
everything asked of Now it is time to see if she can
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