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After a nine month battle, the Iraqi government says it has
liberated the city held by IS extremists for three years.
by its civilians has been immense. of Iraqi troops but the price paid
and nearly a million people killed or injured,
displaced from their homes by the fighting.
We'll be analysing what the future holds for Mosul and for IS.
the parents of terminally ill Charlie Gard take
to the hospital treating him. by their supporters
Drugs, drones and mobile phones, of people who think
How to make a masterpiece, causing in our prisons.
SHOUTING of outstanding sculptures.
COMMENTATOR: There goes another one! in their first test of the summer.
wickets as England beat South Africa The Iraqi government said today
that the city of Mosul has been liberated from so-called
Islamic State, three years after it was first
occupied by the extremists. its "caliphate" in 2014.
was where IS declared In the last nine months
has been gradually reduced it's been targeted in
Mosul by the Iraqi army backed by US and
coalition air strikes. And has lost ground,
street-by-street. Tonight, the Defence Secretary Sir
Michael Fallon congratulated the Iraqis and highlighted the role
played by the RAF. But as our Defence Correspondent
Jonathan Beale has seen in Mosul, civilians driven from their homes.
with an estimated 800,000 VOICEOVER: What was once a beautiful
old city is now mostly rubble. Every building deeply scarred
or destroyed by months of war. We joined the search and rescue
teams looking for survivors. But more often, they are
just recovering bodies. Ali is hoping against hope
the strong smell of decay. that his brother and his
family are still alive. Their house was hit in an air strike
just a few weeks ago. It was being used by
Islamic State fighters. Ali says that he spoke
to his brother on this phone And then, he stopped answering.
under the rubble. All they find here
is decaying corpses. While that was happening,
everywhere they go. the Iraqi Prime Minister
was en route to Mosul, He arrived draped with an Iraqi flag
of the city. and surrounded by troops who spent
the last nine months trying to wrestle the city from IS
control, in the toughest of battles. Even this morning there
was the sound of gunfire, the children so used to it,
they don't even flinch. This territory up there is still
through any way they can to safety. This territory up there is still
under Islamic State control, a small parcel of land.
As you can see, they are pretty desperate.
fighting to survive. from IS when you have just been
These family say they have little food or water.
They have left behind loved ones under rubble.
Many will carry the scars of this battle for the rest of their lives.
Now, after three years, of IS for much of their short lives.
Iraq's Prime Minister has declared their city liberated.
But for these families, it has come at a huge price.
What does this moment mean for Mosul Jeremy Bowen is here.
What does this moment mean for Mosul and for Iraq? Well, it is cause to
celebrate, Islamic State's grip has been prised off Iraq and across the
board in Syria as well. But this does not mean peace, it does not
mean the end of their ideology, either, these jihadists groups are
very good at regenerating themselves. The problem is, Iraq and
Syria and other countries in the region have been incubators for that
kind of ideology and some of the forces, poor governance, poverty,
Shia-Sunni hatred, sectarian hatred, inter-Muslim hatred, all of that has
fed in, and those factors are still there. As for Iraq itself, all kinds
of risks of renewed civil war. The problem is, the country has been
coming apart at the seams, the Kurdish, in the North, are having an
independence referendum in September. If Iraq continues to
fracture like that, then it will be accompanied by a great deal of
violence. The parents of Charlie Gard,
the 11-month old who has a terminal genetic disorder,
handed a petition to Great Ormond Street hospital today
asking for him to be allowed to travel to the United States
for experimental drug treatment. Wyre Davies reports.
the case again tomorrow You are urged ordinarily. VOICEOVER:
His parents say that they will accept help and support from
wherever it comes. We continue to pray for their precious, beautiful
son. Who has captured the imagination of the world.
11-month-old Charlie is severely disabled and brain damage, his
future has been the subject of a long legal battle, doctors at Great
Ormond Street Hospital said that no treatment will improve the quality
of his life and they should be allowed to switch off life-support
systems, a view supported by a High Court ruling. Today, is parents
delivered a petition signed by 350,000 people to the hospital,
after they say new medical information suggests there are some
might be able to benefit from experimental treatment overseas.
There is just a lot of people who think what has happened here is
wrong. You know, parents know their children best. People making
decisions about him have spent very little time with him. We are there
24 hours a day. If he was suffering and in pain, we could not sit there.
Legally handing in the petition does not change anything but the
supporters and the parents are emboldened by new medical
information coming from Italy and the United States. Great Ormond
Street Hospital is not issued a statement today, doctors stand by
the original ruling. The crux of the matter is, you should have a say
over the future of Charlie, says the American pastor now supporting the
family. He denies turning this into a religious argument. Should the
courts and government officials be involved in what should be a parent
's decision? They are the ones interfering, they are the ones
usurping rights. Great Ormond Street says its doctors have explored every
possible treatment, the hospital has requested another High Court hearing
tomorrow, with those of what it describes as the new claims from
overseas. STUDIO: The new Justice Secretary
says he's determined after it was revealed that more
service than 200 kilograms of drugs
and 13,000 mobile phones were found in jails in England
and Wales last year. David Liddington said
the number of prison officers was being increased following cuts
under the coalition government. Here's our Home Affairs
correspondent Dominic Casciani. VOICEOVER: London's Pentonville
Prison late last year. Orders from inmates for drugs
and mobile phones being delivered walls and security netting,
packages thrown or catapulted over It is big business.
hooks to recover them. of what is going on.
of Justice show the industrial scale 13,000 mobile phones,
five kilograms of drugs seized, become a fact of life.
large-scale prisons smuggling has I'll tell you what, in some prisons,
it is easier to get drugs and phones How about that?
to do education. People are stuck in a cell,
23 hours a day, they want escape. Look, people in society go
to the pub for escape, in prison, ridiculous.
to suggest it will not happen Prison inspectors say that drugs
fuel violence inside and phones Labour says deep cuts are to blame.
in the community. Ministers have pledged
an extra 2,500 officers than seven years ago.
but there will still be fewer staff Up 10,000 since 2010.
on violence and staffing that At the same time, front line prison
officers have fallen, to just over 18,000,
that is down almost 6500. What I'm determined to do is to try
to bring about improvements, in getting extra prison officers,
Liz Truss, did in putting in place
effective measures to detect more accurately
the problem we have with drugs, so they are more secure places.
drones and mobile phones in prison, But drones remain
the biggest challenge. Walls around the prison won't stop
airborne contraband, so police are turning
to intelligence to stop the drones. is big money to be made.
out there because there STUDIO: The Prime Minister
will try to regain the political initiative this week with a speech
in which she will say her "commitment to change
Britain is undimmed." It's expected Theresa May
will reiterate her desire to deliver on what she promised
when she took office a year ago. We can expect the nobody behind the
Mason is in Downing Street. We can expect the nobody behind the
black door will describe this as a relaunch but there is a sense that
after the commotion and turbulence of the last couple of months, the
voluntarily called general election in which she slipped backwards, is
that she would like to project getting on with the job and fighting
back. There is a real awareness that after the turbulence, the headlines
that continue to emerge, gossip among Conservative MPs, which one
cabinet minister today had to dismiss as a result of Conservatives
having too much per second in the warm sunshine(!), Theresa May needs
to prove that she can lead. But the simple reality of that shrivelled
majority is that governing will be difficult. -- -- too much prosecco
in the warm More than 100,000
people have taken part city, Istanbul.
demonstration in Turkey's biggest Crowds waved red and white Turkish
flags as the opposition leader called for the restoration
of justice. Our correspondent Mark Lowen
reports from Istanbul. But not today.
to speak out in Turkey now. An unparalleled act of defiance
against president Erdogan, hundreds of thousands streaming
into Istanbul, under the word "justice", some of them walking
the 280 miles from Ankara. you are treated well.
with the government on state But if you are thinking differently,
asking for some benefits, Erdogan is a tough leader,
as a terrorist. he does not like us,
he does not like modern people. Protest began when an opposition MP
was jailed but grew fast. 68-year-old opposition leader.
in the heat, headed by the sprightly They are fighting repression,
50,000 people arrested since last year's failed coup,
140,000 sacked or suspended. what he called a dictatorship.
law, justice", and vowed to end oppression, and persecution.
up against injustice, I want peace and fraternity, I call
on all of us to live together. This has shaken President Erdogan,
let our differences be our richness. It is rhetoric that rubs off
for supporting terrorism. on the half of Turkey that
loves him, like this shop owner. good by foreign powers.
leader only wants to look not the terrorists.
he should represent me, The more secular, liberal side
of Turkey has found its voice
with this movement. a fragmented opposition.
for the rule of law uniting The question now is whether they can
sustain this momentum and challenge the government at the next
election, in 2019. including from Jeremy Corbyn.
support here, and abroad, will be a far tougher task.
into a credible political movement STUDIO: Family doctors
are being urged to seek out following major disasters such
mental ill-health as the Manchester attacks
and the Grenfell Tower fire. after a major traumatic event.
emerge several weeks -- STUDIO: Family doctors
are being urged to seek out patients following major disasters such
mental ill-health as the Manchester attacks
and the Grenfell Tower fire. NHS England says support
services are available. Our Health Editor
Hugh Pym has more. VOICEOVER: The physical injuries may
be healing, but today, I think what the NHS needs to do...
scars will take a lot longer. is one of a team of volunteers
near Grenfell Tower, working with the NHS to reach local
people most in need of support. I live in a tower as well,
he knows what others so those first few days,
I could not sleep, at all, I could not stop thinking
about the tower, Grenfell Tower, I could not stop thinking
about is only people in need. Also because I live in a tower,
I think, that could have been me. Local GPs near Grenfell Tower
say that four weeks on, people are still coming
in with acute stress. after a traumatic event.
problems can emerge sometime It's starting to have an effect
on them now, in terms of anxiety symptoms,
not being able to sleep at night, hearing screaming from the building.
in who wake up at night time, It is very distressing
for these patients. Another doctor makes this urgent
appeal to the authorities. as soon as possible,
adequate, permanent housing, because it is going to be really
difficult to expect them to get well and engage in therapy and start
to try and heal when something as fundamental as permanent housing
is still up in the air. NHS England has promised to give GPs
the backing they need, though there is no offer
of new funding. Will more money and resources be
needed to meet extra demand? We believe yes, more
people will come forward for trauma counselling,
we want them to. And we are very certain
we can meet the need. mental challenges are now emerging.
staff involved in major emergencies, Really, people have been
in shock up until now, there has not been time to find out
if people really do have any trying to process what happened.
because we are still being, mind blanks things out.
because, you know, your as well as patients
systems for its staff caught up in the aftermath of
trauma and tragedy. STUDIO: Contemporary
sculptures by artists like Damian Hirst and Sarah Lucas
may be world famous, but the people who actually make
them are less well known. Now, a new exhibition in Chester's
ancient cathedral brings together 90 art works,
many created by a single foundry. Our Arts Editor Will Gompertz has
been finding out more. VOICEOVER: The Medieval magnificence
of Chester Cathedral. with contemporary art.
Gothic splendour will rub shoulders Angus Fairhurst and Sarah Lucas.
Damien Hirst, Lynn Chadwick, But they did not make the works,
they were fabricated here, deep in rural Gloucestershire
at what is quite possibly This is a sand mould,
foundry in the world. of casting the work.
that is another way It was set up by Rungwe Kingdon
and his wife in the mid-1980s, and now employs nearly 200 craftsmen
and women, producing sculptures from an artist.
on than a sketched drawing The old-fashioned way
of an artist making an object, bringing it to a foundry,
and there's a service you get it, you make
a mould and you cast it into bronze, that's actually probably a smaller
part of what we do now. It's much more about artists trying
to make an image with a foundry. Do you ever get to a situation
where you think, No, absolutely not.
I should be signing this work?" You need artists, you
need their language, you need their image,
you need their ideas, they are the people who literally
create our culture, and we are the people who help them
make that material reality. craftsmanship of another age.
amazing connection to To be able to put the craftsmanship
and the art of this age, I see myself perhaps as a composer.
and craft of the medieval age, by which the work is realised.
Pangolin is the orchestra, Without the orchestra,
the music simply stays on the page. Chester Cathedral was built
by craftsmen nearly 1000 years ago. Pangolin say their sculptures
are made to last just as long. Will Gompertz, BBC News.
for future generations to ponder. England's cricketers have won
the first Test against South Africa by 211 runs in an emphatic
display at Lords. Andy Swiss watched the action.
despite a batting collapse VOICEOVER: for England,
it was a day which ended so perfectly and yet began
so poorly for England. losing seven wickets before lunch.
from the bad old days, Liam Dawson's the most spectacular,
no-one saw that coming. Once again a key man slipped
through South Africa's fingers, Jonny Bairstow with
an early reprieve. He went on to frustrate them
with a half century. South Africa's target 331,
and Bairstow was back to haunt them. South Africa capitulated.
the stumps, and from there There was no doubting
the star of the show. Indeed it was all over in barely the
South Africa spinning. Indeed it was all over in barely the
blink of an eye, the 19th wicket of an astonishing day. For Joe Root, in
his first game in charge, one to remember. And so a dramatic and
emphatic victory for England, there are new era and a new captain is off
Andy Swiss, BBC News, Lord's. is off to the best possible start.
STUDIO: England's women beat defending champions Australia
finish at Bristol. runs, in a thrilling
but couldn't do it. off their last ball,
and are top of the standings. four matches in a row
13 years after leaving the club. from Manchester United,
Top scorer for both club and country, Rooney had become
increasingly sidelined in recent seasons.
Richard Conway reports. to Goodison Park for free
COMMENTATOR: That is Wayne Rooney! greats and Manchester United's
But with his playing time limited at Old Trafford,
I'm ecstatic. I have kept it quiet to the club he has
I'm ecstatic. I have kept it quiet but I have been wearing Everton
pyjamas all this time! There was talk of Wayne Rooney
perhaps moving to China or maybe even America,
but in the end he has opted to come back to where it all began
for him as a young boy, and the fans will be walking
through these gates at the start The man who discovered Rooney
in the blue of Everton. as an eight-year-old playing
for a junior team in Liverpool says he remembers a boy who simply
loved to score goals. Strength of him, you know,
he was only a little lad, you know, and,
but that was young Wayne. He has been a long
time gone from here. Too long, really.
Welcome home. of the player he once was,
Rooney to be a shadow Everton fans will hope this move can
inspire a return to his very best. For Rooney, there may be a sense
of unfinished business at a club And that's the sport.
to his heart. That's almost it from us,
but before we go, here's a look ahead to a special series coming up
this week on the BBC News at Ten. Our China Editor Carrie Gracie
will be looking at what's being called its project
of the century, This is China's ancient silk Road,
to create a new Silk Road. This is China's ancient silk Road,
laden camels once set out for the markets of the West, now, China
wants to create a much bigger 21st-century version but can it do
it? Join me on a 7000 mile journey to find out, here on BBC News.
That's coming up throughout the week.