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Donald Trump signals a fundamental change in the way America will trade

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A great thing for the American worker what we just did.

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The President opens his first full week in office

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by signing an order withdrawing the US from

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a major free-trade deal with Pacific rim countries.

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He meets business leaders at the White House

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and warns he will penalise American companies that move jobs overseas.

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A company that wants to fire all its people in the United States

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and build a factory someplace else and then thinks that product is just

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going to flow across the border into the United States,

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And the White House confirms that trade will be high on the agenda

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when Theresa May visits the White House later this week.

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Following reports that a Trident missile test went wrong last year,

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the Prime Minister again refuses to confirm or deny what happened.

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I am regularly briefed on national security issues.

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I was briefed on the successful certification of HMS

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We do not comment on the operational details

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A series of failures led to a prisoner's suicide.

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His family say the prison authorities had been warned.

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Doctors in Sheffield are pioneering the use of a small

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MRI brain scanner, designed for use on premature babies.

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And Nicola Adams, the double Olympic boxing champion, talks to us

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And coming up in Sportsday on BBC News, Bernie Ecclestone's 40-year

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reign Formula One boss is over, as he is replaced by the

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President Trump has opened his first full week in office

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by signing an order formally withdrawing the US

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from a major free-trade deal with Pacific rim countries.

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The Trans-Pacific Partnership deal was negotiated

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by the Obama administration but it was never ratified by Congress.

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During the day, Mr Trump met business leaders and warned

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that he will penalise American companies that move jobs overseas.

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The White House confirmed trade would feature prominently

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in the president's talks with Theresa May later this week,

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as our North America editor Jon Sopel reports.

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We have been talking about this for a long time. The power of the pen.

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These executive orders are being fined by the President as he starts

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his first week in the job. From now on America will have nothing more to

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do with the Pacific trade deal. Another order set into plans to

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renegotiate the agreement with Mexico and Canada, or complex

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undertaking that there is to be a freeze on recruitment to federal

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jobs. One other executive order particularly eye-catching which was

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signed today is that aid agencies are in receipt of US government

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funds, will now no longer be able to offer abortions or advice on

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abortions in their field work around the world. This has been a political

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football going back for decades with Democrats resending it, Republicans

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reimposing it. It is an important indication of where Donald Trump

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stands on the issue and what may be future social policy for America as

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well. I wanted to sit next to him, coming back. This is the real focus.

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The president must deliver on the economy if he intends to wield both

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a carrot and a stick. First the stick. A company that wants to fire

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all of its people in the United States and build some factory

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someplace else and then thinks that product will flow across-the-board

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into the United States, that is not going to happen. You're going to

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have to pay a substantial border tax. And finally the carrot. What we

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are doing is we're going to be cutting taxes massively for both the

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middle-class and for companies. That is massively. At his first full

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press briefing, the focus of his spokesman was still on jobs and

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trade. Will there be a detailed discussion when Theresa May comes on

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Friday over what a trade deal may look like? We are here on working

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day one. We are excited that Theresa May is coming and I am sure they

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will be a discussion on trade. The degree to which I do not know yet.

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I'm sure we will have an opportunity to brief you out. I do not believe

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we will have plans on a joint press conference. That is something we'll

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be working on and we will keep you updated. After a finger wagging

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lecture delivered to the press at the weekend when he may not have

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been entirely truthful himself, question. Is it always your

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intention to tell the truth and never knowingly say something which

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is not factual? Yes. It is an honour to do this. I believe we have to be

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honest with the American people. Sometimes we can disagree with the

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facts. A short time ago the president met union leaders. Look

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behind him. It seems Mr Spicer, after a heap of criticism at the

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weekend that was getting a vote of confidence from the council to the

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President that will be a roller-coaster ride.

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Our North America editor Jon Sopel is in Washington.

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Let's talk about this range of executive orders you are telling us

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about. What do they tell us really about the Donald Trump style of

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government in the early days? They give this a very clear indication on

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the direction of travel, what he wants to achieve. These are things

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he set out during the presidential campaign. It should not be mistaken

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for tablets of stone. He announced Obamacare on Friday night if you

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read the papers from you think it has already been abolished. They

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have not worked out what they will replace it with. This is a statement

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of intent. If you look at the trade deal with Canada and Mexico, to

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change that requires congressional approval. There are a lot of free

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trade supporters in the Republican Party and Congress who will be wary

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about changing it. They will not want to go too fast. Donald Trump

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has not delivered massive change yet. It is so important as a

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statement, as a down payment if you like, and what the policy will be.

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The big changes he is promising have not been delivered yet. Thank you

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very much. Theresa May has again refused

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to say whether or not an unarmed Trident missile veered

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off course during a test last year. The Defence Secretary,

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Sir Michael Fallon, told MPs that the system

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was "successfully tested" last June but he would not provide

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any other details Labour MPs have accused

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ministers of a cover up and say the Prime Minister should

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clarify how much she knew when she urged MPs to renew

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the system in a vote last year. Our political editor,

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Laura Kuenssberg, has the latest. Set condition 1SQ for weapons

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system readiness test. A process that is

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practised and practised. But just before Theresa May took

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charge, a test like this of a missile maintained in the US

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didn't go according to plan. Yesterday, Theresa May

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refused to say if she knew. There were tests that take place

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all the time regularly What we were talking

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about in that... OK, I'm not going to

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get an answer to this. It matters because the trial appears

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to have gone wrong with just weeks before her new government asked MPs

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to approve billions of pounds Having failed to answer yesterday,

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today on a Cabinet visit, the Prime Minister had to admit

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she did know. I am regularly briefed

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on national security issues. I was briefed on the successful

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certification of HMS We don't comment on the

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operational details. details for national

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security reasons. This spectacular misfire

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in the late 80s of an American The vast majority of tests

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have been successful. And it is not clear what went wrong

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with this weapons trial. But Labour has found a lot wrong

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with the Government's At the heart of this issue

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is a worrying lack of transparency and a Prime Minister who has chosen

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to cover up a serious incident rather than coming clean

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with the British public. This House, and more importantly

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the British public, deserve better. The details of the demonstration

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and shakedown operation I am not going to discuss publicly

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on the floor of this House. We simply want to know was this

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test successful or not? Should we believe the White House

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official who, while we have been sitting here debating,

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has confirmed to CNN that the missile did

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auto self-destruct off Once stories get out there that

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a missile may have failed, isn't it better to be quite

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frank about it? There are always some things that

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government wants to keep from MPs and the rest of us,

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but this time, Theresa May's hope of staying quiet

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seems to have backfired. The most straightforward questions,

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like who knew what, can be The political arguments over

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whether we'd need nuclear weapons A fight over whether they work

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is a battle ministers Laura Kuenssberg, BBC

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News, Westminster. Our Defence correspondent,

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Jonathan Beale, is at Do we have a better idea tonight of

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what exactly happened in this test? Sir Michael Fallon is still sticking

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to that script, refusing to confirm or deny whether something did go

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wrong with that test last June, citing operational national-security

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reasons. The problem with that is that the Ministry of Defence in the

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past has publicised successful test launches. Why not this time? Was it

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because it was an inconvenient fact ahead of the Commons vote? The

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bigger problem is that while Michael Fallon was snowballing MPs in the

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House of Commons, on the other side of the Atlantic, an unnamed US

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defence -- defence official was telling Pentagon reporters something

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did go wrong with the test and it was aborted, the missile destroyed

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mid-flight. It is important to say the Americans with no. They are the

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ones who build, maintain and leases missiles to the UK. They would have

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that test data and know if something went wrong. They are in a bizarre

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position tonight. We have got the UK Government saying they will not

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comment further on what is Britain's independent nuclear deterrent. On

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the other side of the Atlantic, the Americans appear to be confirming

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that something went wrong. Thank you very much for the latest from the

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Ministry of Defence. An investigation into the death

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of an inmate at Chelmsford Prison has found a series of failures

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contributed to his suicide. Dean Saunders, who was 25,

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killed himself last January. The investigation found he should

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have been in hospital, rather than in prison,

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and that staff had ignored Our social affairs correspondent,

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Michael Buchanan, has the story. Dean Saunders had no previous

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history of mental illness. But, in December 2015,

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the young dad suddenly became paranoid and delusional,

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convinced he had to kill himself. The hand with the knife

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was free and, this time, he'd come down to actually put

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it in his... Mark, Dean's father,

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put his life on the line. On the kitchen floor, he struggled

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to get the knife from his son. He was stabbed several times

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and at one point he held At that time, I thought,

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I can't let him have this knife. And I put my hand over the top

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of his, so he couldn't pull it out. Dean was charged with attempted

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murder and remanded in custody at Chelmsford Prison,

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initially on constant watch. Within days, a crucial

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meeting took place. Three members of staff,

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none of whom were medically trained, none of whom had read Dean's notes,

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decided to reduce his observations from constant

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watch to every half-hour. His family pleaded with

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the prison not to do it. Today's report found numerous

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problems in his care, including a failure to properly

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appreciate his risk of suicide. I can't handle knowing that he died

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on his own, away from family The private company providing health

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care in Chelmsford Prison have been criticised following suicides

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at other jails, too. Care UK said they will end

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their contract in Chelmsford early if they can't beat prisoners' needs

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with current resources. At least 113 prisoners killed

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themselves in England and Wales in 2016 -

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a record number. There is a proliferation

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of official reports, reviews, inquest findings that all point

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to the crisis in our prisons, in particular the way

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in which people with mental Ministers say they are investing

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millions to make prison safer, but, for Dean's family,

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it's all too late. I kind of promised Dean

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there will never be a day that will pass that Teddy won't know how

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much you love him. From the incident, what happened

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in our kitchen, that's when they took him away,

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the next time I saw him I didn't get to tell

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him I loved him. I didn't get to tell him that

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I understand my injuries were because he was ill,

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and I understood. Negotiations aimed at ending

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the conflict in Syria It's the first time talks have

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been convened by Russia, Turkey and Iran, rather

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than by the United Nations. It's also the first time

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representatives of Syria's armed rebel groups have led the opposition

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side at the negotiating table. Our chief international

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correspondent, Lyse Doucet, Can you report any progress on this

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first day? Not surprising that after almost six years of a brutal war,

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that the warring sides are here trading angry accusations, but

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something new is unfolding now. For the first time in the past six years

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you had rebel fighters, Syrian generals sitting at the same table

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in public and they did not walk out. They agreed the biggest priority is

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to cement a shaky ceasefire across Syria. What is more crucial is what

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is happening on the battlefield. In the past year Russia has emerged as

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the most important military player and turned the tide of the war in

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President Assad's favour and teamed up with Turkey, a main rebel back to

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try to bring this war to an end. It does not mean it will be easier, the

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toughest problems have to be sorted. Most of all the role President Assad

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in any future political transition. Step-by-step they are beginning to

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wrestle with some of the outstanding issues of the conflict. Maybe there

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is hope that Syria can at least start moving away from war, but it

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will take a long time before it is actually under peace. Most of all

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because there are many military players in the groups determined to

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continue the fight, including so-called Islamic State.

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The inquest into the deaths of 30 British people,

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shot dead in Tunisia two years ago, has begun

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hearing evidence from survivors of the attack.

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One tourist described how he saw the gunman,

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Seifeddine Rezgui, shoot a man who was lying on a sun lounger.

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Our correspondent, Daniela Relph, reports.

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The shocking details of their death, today the court began to hear

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John and Janet Stocker were amongst the first people to be shot dead.

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Their family was in court as the couple were described

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as having died together doing what they enjoyed most,

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Trudy Jones from South Wales was also killed on the beach,

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she was described as someone who put everyone's happiness before her own.

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The court was shown a map which illustrated the position

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Trudy Jones was sunbathing on the front row.

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They were the gunman's first targets as he murdered

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This image shows the killer Seifeddine Rezgui on the beach.

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And people fleeing from here in fear when they realised

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The court also saw this 3D animation of the resort,

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the blue skies and the sand and the pictures of those murdered.

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Each person shown where they were shot.

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One eyewitness account summed up the horror of that day.

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Simon Greaves described the gunman to the court.

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The question of tourist safety is a recurrent one here,

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and today an eyewitness said that the police response

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during the attack was poor as was security generally

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Today was about just three victims, but there are many more

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Bernie Ecclestone is no longer in charge of Formula One -

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after the US company Liberty Media completed its takeover today.

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The 86-year-old has been F1's chief executive for 40 years,

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but the new owners have replaced him with the American, Chase Carey.

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Mr Ecclestone has been given a role as Chairman Emeritus.

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He said he is proud of the business he built.

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The Prime Minister presided over a Cabinet meeting today

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in the north-west of England, near Warrington,

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and announced her industrial strategy for Britain after Brexit.

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Theresa May set out the details of how ministers will take

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a more interventionist approach by creating new technology

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colleges - extending specialist maths schools,

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and spending ?170 million creating new institutes of technology.

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Our business editor, Simon Jack, has more details.

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Growing an economy for the 21st-century.

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This biotech firm is trying to increase crop yields,

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reduce fertiliser use and provide high-paying jobs.

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Most Conservative governments have preferred a hands-off

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What this is about is creating the right conditions

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As we leave the European Union I'm ambitious for the opportunities

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available to us, building a truly global Britain.

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But we need to ensure that our economy is working for everyone,

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working in every part of the country.

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The government's ten-point plan includes investment

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in research and development in high-growth sectors.

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?170 million for technical colleges to improve skills.

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And infrastructure investment targeted to fit regional needs.

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I think it's absolutely essential and it's been too long in coming.

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And it's all about coordination, and directed and focused input

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to meet the needs of the economy of this country.

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And why wouldn't we be doing it if it's going to bring us the skills

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we need in a coordinated way, with the key industry sectors that

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have the most potential for growth based on our scientific ability?

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The government wants businesses of the future,

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like biotechnology or life science, to grow.

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But with limited amounts of new money available,

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the fear is that while some sectors will be cultivated, others may

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wither, leaving behind the workers in those industries.

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I don't think we can afford to leave any sector behind

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in an industrial strategy, particularly given so many millions

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of workers are employed in areas like retail,

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food, care, where wages are often too low and investment too scarce.

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So it has to be a holistic industrial policy

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Previous attempts to get involved in industrial strategy have met

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Millions were afforded to British Leyland for

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The strategy that somewhat ironically became known

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Modern industry leaders say this is different.

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Picking winners is much more about picking the company

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What I think you are seeing here is much earlier

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This is all about building skills, building capabilities,

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These are just proposals at this stage but ones the government hopes

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will inject new life to a post Brexit economy.

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Doctors in Sheffield are pioneering the use of a small

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MRI brain scanner, designed for use on premature babies.

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There are only two of these scanners in the world,

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and doctors say the equipment produces images which are far more

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Our medical correspondent, Fergus Walsh, sent this exclusive

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Isaac was severely premature and needs a scan to check the swelling

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Ultrasound like this is how all premature babies are

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scanned, but it doesn't always reveal what's gone wrong.

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Another premature baby, Alison Rose, born at

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24 weeks, is on her way to have an MRI scan.

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Newborns are usually too fragile to be moved, but at the

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Royal Hallamshire, the purpose-built baby

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MRI is just metres from the

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The white bits on that section, you can see are a

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little bit wider than they should be.

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The MRI confirms two bleeds on her brain, but, crucially,

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For her parents, it's comforting news.

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I think it is a lot easier to understand with this

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kind of scan, as opposed to the ultrasound that she had before.

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It is reassuring that you get a better

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look at it, it makes you feel better.

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Lower down in the brain, for example, it's very difficult to make

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out these structures lowdown, whereas on the MRI examination, we

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see the brainstem and the cerebellum.

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On the left is an ultrasound scan of Alice Rose's

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On the right, an MRI scan - it is much more detailed and

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gives doctors more diagnostic information.

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All parts of the brain and the surrounding structures can

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be viewed very clearly, which is sometimes not the case in

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And also the range of brain abnormalities that can result

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from haemorrhage, or lack of blood supply to the brain, are much more

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There are only two of these machines in the world.

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The other is in Boston in the United States.

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They are still experimental prototypes, not yet cleared for

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routine clinical use, but could represent the future

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Two months after she was born, Alice Rose still weighs less

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She is not out of the woods yet, but the MRI scan has given her

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parents hope that, for their tiny baby daughter, things are beginning

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Martin McGuinness' successor as the leader of Sinn Fein

:25:28.:25:38.

at the Stormont Assembly is Michelle O'Neill.

:25:39.:25:40.

She will take the party into an election for

:25:41.:25:43.

the Assembly in early March - an election in effect

:25:44.:25:46.

forced by the resignation of Martin McGuinness a fortnight ago.

:25:47.:25:50.

Fog has led to high air pollution levels in some

:25:51.:25:54.

It caused flight cancellations and delays with pockets of high

:25:55.:26:01.

pollution in the south-east of England and some urban areas

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in the Midlands and in parts of Northern Ireland.

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This coming Friday, Holocaust Memorial Day,

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will see the general British release of the film Denial.

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It tells the story of a court case in the year 2000,

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involving an American author who'd accused a British historian

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The film, which premiered tonight in London,

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is being released at a time when the Jewish community in Britain

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is reporting a rise in the number of anti-Semitic incidents.

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Our religious affairs correspondent, Martin Bashir, considers

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His report does contain some offensive images.

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Professor, I am that David Irving about whom you have been so rude.

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Based on a libel action brought by the writer David Irving against the

:26:54.:26:58.

Jewish scholar Deborah Lipstadt, Denial charts her study of the

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Auschwitz death camp. This building was used to deloused prisoners'

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clothing. I hope people will see this film is speaking to a larger

:27:09.:27:13.

issue than just the Holocaust. None of the sport of this when we started

:27:14.:27:20.

making the film. That it would have such contemporary resonance. That

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residence has been felt with increasing anti-Semitic vandalism,

:27:27.:27:30.

including this graffiti on a poster for the film. It is a disturbing

:27:31.:27:35.

phenomenon. It is people who always felt or believed or feared that

:27:36.:27:42.

their racist thoughts and anti-Semitic thoughts could not be

:27:43.:27:46.

expressed, now feeling they have carte blanche. This Rabbi in London

:27:47.:27:53.

said that Holocaust denial plays a significant part in rising levels of

:27:54.:27:59.

anti-Semitism. There has been a steep change in attitude whilst

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10-15 years ago, even if someone had these feelings, there would be shame

:28:10.:28:13.

to express them. What has caused the change? I think that we are 70 years

:28:14.:28:23.

from the Holocaust. Now sadly a lot of people are forgetting what these

:28:24.:28:29.

attitudes can bring. It is thought 2016 could be the worst year on

:28:30.:28:33.

record for anti-Semitism in Britain when figures are published next

:28:34.:28:38.

month by the organisation that records is a dunce. From across the

:28:39.:28:42.

country we receive about 100 incident reports every month, from

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members of the public, also from data exchanges with police. Things

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are as bad as they have been. Denial ends with the judge finding in

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Deborah Lipstadt's favour. That David Irving was a Holocaust denier

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stop I hope that -- people will understand there are facts that are

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undeniable. The actor Gordon Kaye,

:29:13.:29:16.

who starred in the long-running BBC sitcom, Allo Allo,

:29:17.:29:19.

has died at the age of 75. Would you believe it possible

:29:20.:29:25.

that the plot has now thickened? He appeared in all 82 episodes

:29:26.:29:29.

of the show - playing Rene, the owner of a cafe in Nazi-occupied

:29:30.:29:33.

France. His career also included appearances

:29:34.:29:35.

in Coronation Street, Citizen Smith

:29:36.:29:38.

and It Ain't Half Hot Mum. The actor, Gorden Kaye,

:29:39.:29:43.

who has died at the age of 75. The double Olympic boxing

:29:44.:29:49.

champion, Nicola Adams, has confirmed that she is turning

:29:50.:29:51.

professional. It means it's unlikely she'll

:29:52.:29:55.

compete at the 2020 Games in Toyko. She made the announcement at a news

:29:56.:29:59.

conference earlier today. Our sports correspondent,

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Katie Gornall, has Her report contains

:30:02.:30:03.

some flash photography. There was a time when promoter

:30:04.:30:07.

Frank Warren wasn't interested in women's boxing,

:30:08.:30:15.

but Nicola Adams changed his mind. This is a fighter used

:30:16.:30:17.

to breaking new ground. Last year in Rio, she became

:30:18.:30:20.

the first Briton to successfully defend an Olympic

:30:21.:30:23.

boxing title in nearly 100 years. She is also the reigning world,

:30:24.:30:27.

European and Commonwealth champion. As an amateur, she told me she has

:30:28.:30:30.

nothing left to prove. There are a lot of goals

:30:31.:30:33.

in the professional ranks to achieve, becoming a world

:30:34.:30:41.

champion and European champion. There are so many goals to achieve

:30:42.:30:44.

in the professional ranks. Raising the game again,

:30:45.:30:46.

and just making, hopefully trying to make, women's

:30:47.:30:50.

boxing on a par with the men's. Adams is one of a number of Olympic

:30:51.:30:58.

champions to have turned The Irish star Katie Taylor recently

:30:59.:31:01.

featured on the undercard of Anthony It is hoped boxing

:31:02.:31:05.

could follow the lead of mixed martial arts,

:31:06.:31:08.

where female fighters regularly

:31:09.:31:10.

topped the bill. This is a different

:31:11.:31:12.

time, a different era. I think that the standard has

:31:13.:31:14.

improved, that's why I actually want to get involved in it,

:31:15.:31:18.

because it is a better standard. I think that for us,

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she will prove that. Adams will have to wait until April

:31:24.:31:28.

to make her debut in Manchester before a fight

:31:29.:31:31.

in her home city of Leeds in May. So far, she has done

:31:32.:31:34.

everything asked of Now it is time to see if she can

:31:35.:31:36.

live up to her billing once Here on BBC ONE it's time

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for the news where you are.

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