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amid concerns over rising prices. into the cost of energy,


But critics question what the inquiry, to be


completed by the end October, will actually achieve.


than headline management. study of this issue is nothing more


that's already under way. to a wide-ranging debate


Representing the United States of after British Gas, raised some


Representing the United States of America, Justin Gatlin.


The crowd's left unimpressed, as Justin Gatlin receives his 100m


gold medal, after beating Usian Bolt into third.


United against North Korea's missile testing.


China and America welcome new UN sanctions.


poachers, in west Africa. to help track elephant


The Government has launched an independent review


of the cost of energy, days after British Gas raised


The Prime Minister had pledged to cap energy prices


her Conservative majority. but shelved the plans after losing


to climate change targets. and the UK's commitment


It'll be completed by the end of October.


Here's our Business Correspondent Joe Lynam.


always ignites our passions. to run our households and companies


Policies like capping energy prices to support working families.


That's why Theresa May promised a price cap and an independent probe


into the energy sector before the general election.


The cap may have been shelved but this Oxford University


professor, Dieter Helm, has only three months to find out


where any fat can be trimmed from our energy bills.


about pricing and costs. all the facts from the myths


This review will look at all the costs that make up your bill.


on wholesale markets. buying gas and electricity


That accounts for 36% of a typical bill.


accounts for 29%. known as distribution,


But 13% of our bill includes subsidies for poorer households,


and the cost of developing renewable - or green - energy supplies.


The rest is made up by operational costs and VAT.


And, for some households, it's not clear whether this review


will be the green light for lower bills.


It's a slow process. I'm paying a lot of money.


Like, it can't just happen at the click of a finger.


It's a case of they have to go away, review it, and come back.


If they have promised a price cap, obviously they should deliver on it.


Tom Brook used to advise Labour and Conservative governments.


He says there's not much that Dieter Helm can do in three months.


I think a review this short is essentially headline management.


I don't think Dieter, heroic though he is,


is going to be ale to come up with something that isn't


already widely discussed inside the energy community.


Where we know that the quickest and cheapest way to drive bills down


is to improve the efficiency of our buildings.


After British Gas said it would be raising its standard electricity


prices by 12.5% - this energy probe would allow the Government


to say it's not tone deaf in the face of rising prices.


Consumers obviously want lower Vicki Young is here.


Consumers obviously want lower prices. Is that the point of this


review question is that what is likely to happen? Theresa May has


talked about helping the just about managing. Cheering the election


campaign the Conservatives promised something pretty bold, a price cap.


That is off the agenda because some conservatives do not like the idea


of intervening in the market even though customers feel the market is


not working for them. The bit that has survived is the wide review of


the industry. It is an independent review, always worth looking at the


person in charge of it. Deta Hedman has taken against green subsidies.


He does believe that solar and wind power have all role to play back he


feels they are too expensive. If you're looking at immediate action


on bringing the bill down, ministers say they are urging Ofgem to use


powers it already has two protect those particularly on the lowest


incomes. The advice remains the same does that if you want to bring the


bills down immediately, the best advice is to switch.


The American sprinter Justin Gatlin, who won the 100m


at the World Athletics Championships in London, was given a mixed


reception this evening by the crowd, on receiving his gold medal.


Gatlin, who's twice been banned from the sport for doping,


widespread boos and jeers. last night, prompting


Our Sports Editor Dan Roan is at the London Stadium.


Clive, ever since Justin Gatling crashed right Usain Bolt's farewell


retirement party last night, the world of athletics has been waiting


with bated breath their -- head of the awarding of the gold medal. He


was spared the torrent of booze and rancour that were witnessed after


the race last night but that victory has exposed some awkward questions


Gold medallist and world champion... for the world of track and field.


BOOING. athletics had feared.


of the sport's blue-riband event. offences, crowned world champion


quite how to react. others did not seem to know


Instead, the cheers were reserved for the man the crowd had been


to make do with bronze. individual race, but Usain Bolt had


to his glittering career. denied the perfect end


anti-doping official. with the world's most senior


This is unfortunate in the current debate at the moment,


and it is unfortunate mainly because he was a two-time offender.


In many ways I wish it had not happened but it has,


and we have to abide by the rules of the game.


At the last World Championships in Beijing, athletics


He may have even saved his sport. when Boltnarrowly beat Gatlin.


But two years on, Gatlin has become one of the sport's most


controversial winners and some now want track and field to get tougher.


Not really. allowed to run again?


It is the people that make the rules.


Yes, we should be disgruntled with the people that


andtime to get serious. it is time for change


When you're caught for drugs, you're banned for life.


And that is the point. have been saying for 15, 20 years.


The shadow cast by cheating extends well beyond Gatlin.


World champion hurdler Sergey Shubenkov is one of just 19


because the country is banned but only as neutral athletes,


because the country is banned for state-sponsored doping.


But it is Gatlin who is athletics' pantomime villain and the sport's


It is not the perfect script. it is a result he could do without.


I am hardly going to sit here and tell you I am eulogistic


that somebody who has served two bans in our sport would walk off


with one of our glittering prizes, but he is eligible to be here.


of its new 100 metres champion. whether the sport could be proud


I faced all the rules and the penalties, and I have


young athletes. you know, to be better,


I have done so much in the community back home.


I want them to know that mistakes can happen but you cam come back


AMERICAN NATIONAL ANTHEM PLAYS. and you can be accepted


would be played tonight. the Jamaican national anthem


Instead, a twist athletics had not seen coming.


Away from all the controversy the retirement of its greatest star


Away from all the controversy surrounding Justin Gatlin's in, it


has been another action packed day. Here is Natalie Pirks with the rest


Jessica Ennis-Hill. significant medal ceremony.


The moment felt familiar, nostalgic even.


Jessica Ennis-Hill topped the podium in London once more.


rightfully hers all along. getting her hands on what was


Cheated out of gold in 2011 by Russian Tatyana Chernova,


When it did, it was emotional. would ever come.


I was like, "No, no." "You're not going to cry, are you?"


But I'd forgotten that feeling when you step out in an arena


Yeah, it kind of takes you over. the crowd cheering for you.


From the old generation to the new. on the podium for one last time.


to Ennis-Hill's heptathlon crown. been considered Britain's heir


Yet again, in a major championship, he hopes plummeted.


Despite a season's best in the javelin, she left herself far


too much to do in the final event - the 800 metres.


Eventually she finished fifth overall.


Disappointment too follow Holly Bradshaw.


She had a good chance of a medal in the pole vault.


After failing at 4 metres and 75, she watched with horror as the next


two athletes to clear it claimed bronze.


hold back the tears. she'd come, she couldn't


Sir Mo Farah turns his attentions to the marathon after these


as a major rival. have a fellow countrymen


coming in fourth place. finish by a Briton in the event,


Jamaican fans had travelled a long of the greats of marathon


Jamaican fans had travelled a long way to see their men and women be


crowned champions. Another shock as their darling was left for dust by


Many are troubled by the way Justin to perfection.


Many are troubled by the way Justin has been portrayed as track and


field's he-man. There are many athletes who have served doping


bans, not just the Americans. The sport has been trying to make


progress, getting tough with Russia and setting up a new integrity unit.


Repeat offenders can now receive life bans. That win over Usain Bolt


has threatened to undo that good work. Now that Bolt is no log on the


scene, one can't help but feel some of the frailties have been exposed


like never before. China's Foreign Minister,


has urged North Korea, across east Asia.


that have raised tensions He says the regime in Pyongyang has


to make "smart decisions," He has been holding talks with the


sanctions, imposed yesterday. Yogita Limeye's report now


US secretary of state. from the South Korean capital Seoul,


contains flash photography. Putting on a united front


at a meeting in Manila. The US secretary of state,


Rex Tillerson is on a mission. America wants more countries


to isolate North Korea, a day after the Security Council


voted to ban exports from Pyongyang. and the top trade partner.


backed China, a North Korean ally The Chinese side urge


the North Koreans to handle the Security Council resolutions


and not do anything unbeneficial, such as a missile


launch or nuclear test. The two leaders described


the sanctions as a good outcome. against North Korea.


is what prompted action The new sanctions could mean


the loss of $1 billion, but experts say it's unlikely


to deter the state. They are unlikely to negotiate


anything until they have a proven capability to deliver a nuclear


strike to the United States. they are probably going to talk.


probably in a few years' time, Here in Seoul, the President's


office has welcomed the UN expectedly belligerent.


the response has been A newspaper run by the ruling party


said that the US would be catapulted towards Pyongyang.


change its hostile policy who died in World War II.


of State commemorated those the threat from North Korea.


he hopes to contain immediate solution.


but there seems to be no One man has died and two


others are still missing, after their boat sank off


the Sussex coast. to a life buoy by passing fishermen.


morning, after being found clinging as Simon Jones reports.


suspended it's search, Searching for the missing men


who were on a night fishing trip. to make an emergency call.


in seconds with no time The alarm was raised when another


boat spotted a man in the water, a 45-year-old from Romania


who lives in London. Anybody that spends that


length of time, you know, numerous hours, potentially,


in the sea, without any protective equipment,


at this time of year, very lucky to be alive.


is still cold, very, The rescued man told


the emergency services that three of his friends,


also Romanian, were missing. was recovered from the sea.


the body of one of the men was hit by another vessel.


into the possibility that the boat boat that was oncoming.


was struck by another He describes that he jumped


from the boat to swim for safety people on the boat.


with the other three sign of the other two men.


of searching out there, there was no is around 15 degrees.


the temperature of the water People generally can only survive


for a few hours at best in that. This afternoon, the


search was suspended. Simon Jones, BBC News, Shoreham.


trip end in tragedy? The British Army is helping to fight


poachers, who're threatening the existence of one species


of African elephant. Tens of thousands of forest


elephants, have been killed in the west African state of Gabon,


mostly for their ivory, but now the President has asked


the Rifles regiment, to teach gamekeepers how to track


and stop the poachers. from Gabon, distressing.


in Jonathan Beale's report We are travelling through the second


largest rainforest in the world, than 60% over the last ten years.


numbers have declined by more Forest elephants are wary of humans.


as you'll ever get to them. This close, they can charge.


off and stay silent. They are much smaller


than the better-known savanna for the same reason - their ivory.


to poachers, who target them Another victim to the poachers.


happening to them. The rest left to rot.


just the valuable tusks taken. elephants last year.


I think we lost 30,000 It's a big and important programme


now for Gabonese Administration. for thousands of square miles.


in rainforest that stretches This is the last century


for the elusive forest elephant but it is also ideal hiding


and cover for the poachers, But they are being tracked down.


at an alarming rate. And, with the help


of the British Army. For the first time, we've been


allowed to film the small team of UK soldiers,


who are helping train Gabon's National Park Agency


in their fight to save the elephant. Gabon has got a real high density


of forest elephants. That's why it's got


a poaching problem. Out here, training the Gabonese


National Parks Agency to combat that, both at the tactical


and operational levels, After about 15 minutes...


a difference in that fight They've even brought in jungle


warfare specialists, arrest the poachers.


show them how to find and then But the British are also


teaching them the importance of recovering evidence that might


lead to prosecutions. who have now turned gamekeeper.


are former poachers, with his father, just to survive.


he used to hunt elephants That used to be tolerated


but not any more. These days, the greatest threat


to these elephants is not the locals but criminal gangs,


who operate across the border. They come, they kill.


cartels, heavily armed. parks, it's a war zone.


in some of our national there is still an illegal trade.


on the sale of ivory, Jonathan Beale, BBC News, Gabon.


these elephants are still easy prey. Good evening. We are starting with


here's Katherine Downes Good evening. We are starting with


cricket. England's batsmen have been


struggling in the gloom in Manchester - they've been losing


wickets aplenty on this third day of the final Test


against South Africa but they do Pulses of energy moving the game


lead, despite the rain. Pulses of energy moving the game


onto England's and table with South Africa left on the platform. England


were 136 runs further down the track in the first innings but soon hit


the buffers. The game finally slowed. For a time it revolved


around Jennings. Fighting for the runs that might keep him in the team


against the flaws that might condemn him. He could not help himself. Test


cricket is a ferocious beast. England four damn. For reassurance


they looked to the still angelic face of their captain, Joe Root.


Right now the nearest there is to guarantee of runs. Look at the


expression. This on 49. Say it ain't so, Joe. Moeen Ali dropped once, no


South African was catching this. Jonny Bairstow fielding several laws


up. He may have put England out of reach. The weather has finally


caught up with us at Old Trafford but not before an entertaining day's


Test cricket. England in charge. Two scheduled days remaining. We may not


need all of them. Looking at the forecast, we may not get all of


them. The Premier League starts


in just a week's time, and today Chelsea and Arsenal met


in the Community Shield. So it's time to leave the room


if you don't want to know the results as Match of the Day


follows on BBC One. The game finished 1-1,


with Arsenal winning 4-1 on penalties against


the Premier League Champions. For viewers in Scotland,


Sportscene follows Match of the Day, know today's results.


if you don't want to Rangers have begun their season


with a 2-1 win at Motherwell. Graham Dorrans scored


twice on his debut. And Aberdeen beat


Hamilton Academical 2-0. Hosts the Netherlands have


won their first major women's tournament after beating Denmark


in the Euro 2017 final. The Dutch, backed by the majority


of a sold-out crowd, won 4-2. The win sparked huge


celebrations inside the stadium on the final whistle,


where virtually every home supporter was wearing the orange


of the national team. Details of the day's


other sports stories are on the BBC Sport website,


including the build up