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New laws so you can find out just how much information


From social media - to online shoppping and loyalty cards -


companies will be forced to reveal what they know


It will give more control and more power to consumers and citizens


to have a say on how their personal data is being used.


People will also be able to ask companies to delete personal data -


We'll be asking how effective it will be?


America flexes its military muscles as North Korea says tough


new sanctions won't stop it developing its nuclear programme.


Why are women struggling to have children finding it increasingly


difficult to get IVF treatment on the NHS in England?


It is hugely unfair, it deals a crushing blow


to people who are already at a significant life low.


We hear from the 20-year-old British model who says she was kidnapped,


drugged and held for nearly a week in Italy.


Spinning and winning - Moeen Ali takes five wickets


as England wins the fourth test and the series against South Africa.


And coming up in Sportsday on BBC News:


I will have the very latest from the fourth day of the World Athletics


Championships here at the London stadium with four gold medals to be


won. Companies will be forced to reveal


just how much personal information they have about you -


under plans announced The new laws will give you more


control over the amount People will also be


able to ask companies to delete personal data -


including content that Firms who don't comply


could face massive fines. Here's our technology


correspondent Rory Cellan-Jones. Your data, a valuable


resource flowing around the world giving companies


and governments all sorts of intimate details about how


you live your life. Now a new law is supposed to give us


all more control. The law reform is an opportunity


to keep up with the Companies will have


more accountability and consumers are going


to have more control. The new law includes a right to be


forgotten, making it easier to find out what data


companies hold on you and get There will be an end to tick boxes


on websites which often seek consumers handing


over data by default. And the data watchdog will be able


to fine companies up to ?70 million, or 4% of


their global turnover. The new law is almost entirely


based on a major new European data protection regulation


that comes in next May. It's designed to tackle


the power of the giant firms which store


our information. We are now leaving a data


trail wherever we go. Turn on your mobile


phone and you could be uploading your exercise details,


or even your dating preferences. Get on public transport


with a travel card and there will be a log


of every journey you make. And pay with a card


in a shop or online and even more information about


what you like and how you live will end up


in the It's social networks


which now hold much of our In future it should be


easier to wipe away things we'd rather forget, though exactly


how much power the new law gives It certainly puts a line


in the sand to say, you know, individuals' personal data,


a sense of control, it's essential, it's essential for trust,


it's essential for the protection of a very


fundamental right which is privacy. Whether or not it will achieve that


objective is another thing. Our data is in the hands


of all sorts of All of them have now got


to get to grips with very complex new rules,


or face the threat of big fines. This is clearly going to create a


lot of work for the companies involved but why is it happening


now? It is happening now because last year the European Union agreed


a massive new data protection law, the general data protection


regulation and Britain is effectively cutting and pasting that


and putting it into UK law. We could have decided to go our own way and


do something different but the government has looked at what is a


gold rush in the use of data right now and it has become a very


valuable resource and it wants companies to be able to trade freely


across borders and not be affected by different data protection


regimes. So it effectively imitated them are staying in line with what


the EU is doing, but it means lots of work for organisations big and


small and it will affect all of them and they will have to get up-to-date


with this and it comes into effect at the end of May next year. A lot


of them are still a long way behind the curve.


Thank you. North Korea says it will make


America "pay the price" for leading the international condemnation


of its missile and nuclear The UN Security Council voted


unanimously at the weekend to impose sanctions against the country


for carrying out repeated missile tests which have increased


tensions in the region. Rupert Wingfield Hayes has had rare


access to a US military base A relic of the Cold War


on the last Cold War frontier. Just after dawn I'm riding


the chase car as a US spy plane heads out on a


classified mission. The pilot will climb to 70,000


feet and from there peer Our mission is to provide


the capability for our leadership to see what's


going on before anybody else. We are up there every single


day to deter the North Koreans from deciding one day


they can get away with something. From across the border


tonight, fresh threats. North Korean state TV warning


the US it will pay 1000 times for its crime of imposing


new economic sanctions on Pyongyang. Meeting in Manila with China's


Foreign Minister, the US Secretary of State again called on Pyongyang


to return to the negotiating table. The best signal that


North Korea could give us that they are prepared


to talk would be to stop You know, we have not had


an extended period of time where it You know, we have not had


an extended period of time where they have not taken some kind


of provocative action. Despite supporting


the latest sanctions against Pyongyang, China has not


completely abandoned its old ally. TRANSLATION: The international


community demands North Korea abandon its nuclear weapons


programme in order to maintain But North Korea considers


it is under military threat. Here in South Korea at the 51st


Fighter Wing, they continue to hope for the best,


while preparing for the worst. Everybody we've spoken


to here agrees that another conflict on the Korean peninsula


would be an utter disaster That hundreds of thousands


of people would die. But they also say the best


way of stopping it happening is to be ready,


and that's why these guys practise and practise and practise,


so that Kim Jong-un knows if he tries to attack the South


there will be an overwhelming and I hope that North Korea


calculates correctly and realises that, so obviously everyone


on this side, and I believe North Korea does as well,


no one wants war. Should deterrence fail, though,


we have to be ready to go. As these A10s roll down the runway


for another practice flight, they're just 48 miles


from the North Korean border. The same distance as


London to Brighton. And South Korea, the enemy,


is never far away. Rupert Wingfield-Hayes, BBC News,


Osan Airbase, South Korea. Couples struggling to start a family


face a postcode lottery when trying That's according to the charity


Fertility Network UK, which says that in several areas,


there's been a cut in the number of IVF cycles offered or a reduction


in the age at which women qualify Since the start of the year,


IVF treatment has been halted Richard and Terry know all about the


emotional highs and lows. They were allowed one round of IVF through the


NHS which failed. They then had to go private for the next one and


their baby son was born. So they experienced the joy of parenthood,


though Richard feels it was unfair that while they had to pay others in


neighbouring areas would get more than one free IVF cycle. We know how


it feels to have a happen to you and that's why we think it's absolutely


outrageous that the postcode lottery for IVF treatment even exists,


because it is hugely unfair, it deals a crushing blow to people who


are already at a significant life low. Health regulators say the NHS


should provide up to three cycles of IVF for women aged up to 40.


The latest figures compiled by fertility campaigners highlight the


extent of the IVF lottery. Of the local commissioning groups who pay


for health care in England, 129, more than half, now offer just one


cycle of IVF and five areas in the Southeast including Croydon and


parts of Essex and Norfolk don't offer any. The NHS in Scotland,


meanwhile, offers three cycles to women who need it up to the age of


40. In Wales, women can expect two rounds of treatment, while in


Northern Ireland it's just one for those who are eligible.


Some doctors in the field argue there is too much variation and that


some NHS managers are ignoring national guidelines drawn up by


regulators. They recommended three cycles of IVF


treatment, full cycles for couples or individuals who need fertility


treatment. The fact this has not been taken up across the country is


a scandal, quite frankly. In some areas they are cutting the


upper age limit from 40. This Bristol couple's baby son was born


after IVF on the NHS, but under new plans in the area they wouldn't have


qualified as only women aged between 30 and 35 will be eligible. Local


health chiefs know that is out of line with the regulator's view, but


they say money is tight. The guidelines are there as guidelines


and I think the NHS budget is under tough times. I think we need to


think of how best we spent the money, so of course the amount of


money we get relates to how much money we spend. There is intense


financial pressure on the NHS, commissioners say there are not dumb


at unlimited resources and difficult choices have to be made. Hugh Pym,


BBC News. -- there are not unlimited resources.


And if you'd like more information about the IVF


services where you live, you can find details


of how and where treatment is being restricted on our website.


A brief look at some of the day's other news stories.


Police have named a one-year-old girl who died when a car hit a wall


in Merthyr Tydfil as Pearl Melody Black.


She was killed yesterday after an unoccupied Range Rover


Her parents described her as "the brightest of stars"


and said her death had left "a massive hole" in their hearts.


A British woman is recovering in hospital after being shot in Brazil.


Eloise Dixon from South London was driving with her partner


and three children when they took a wrong turn into an area


She was shot twice but is now stable after undergoing surgery.


The Food Standards Agency says a "very small" number of eggs


from European farms at the centre of a contamination scare have been


The risk to public health is described as "very low".


Millions of eggs have been withdrawn from shops and warehouses


Tesco will stop selling 5p carrier bags at the end of the month.


After that, the supermarket will only offer "bags


Tesco says that despite the Government clamping down on free


single-use bags in 2015, it still sells 700


It's hoped the move will encourage shoppers to re-use more bags.


The Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has condemned the violence in Venezuela,


but stopped short of criticising the country's president,


Nicolas Maduro, who he has expressed support for in the past.


More than 100 people have died in anti-government


protests in Venezuela over the past few months.


Now, Mr Corbyn is facing calls to publicly criticise


Our political correspondent Vicki Young reports.


Back from holiday and back on the campaign trail.


Jeremy Corbyn says he and his party were written off


He hopes this summer tour of Britain will build on the progress made


at the election and he will focus once again on public services.


It's no good congratulating firefighters, paramedics,


police officers, for running into a burning building as they did


at Grenfell Tower and then deny them the proper reward of decent wages


Pay them properly and fund the services properly.


Mr Corbyn insists he's the only leader offering


The next general election is not due for almost five years


but Westminster's been a volatile place recently and Jeremy Corbyn


says he wants to be ready for the unexpected.


Labour's identified dozens of seats where they believe they can beat


the Conservatives next time around and officials say Mr Corbyn is now


But it's events thousands of miles away in Venezuela that some want


A disputed vote has given President Maduro's ruling


Violent protests have left over 100 dead.


In the past, Mr Corbyn has voiced support for Mr Maduro, even phoning


What I condemn is the violence that has been done by any side,


Violence is not going to solve the issue.


The issues in Venezuela are partly structural because not enough has


been done to diversify the economy away from oil.


That has to be a priority for the future.


But critics say Mr Corbyn needs to go much further than that.


Well, I would hope he would first of all condemn completely


the dictatorial tendencies of the regime and then accept that


what was seen ten or 15 years ago as a kind of role model has actually


failed, let alone apply that kind of system to the UK.


The Labour leader is back where he feels comfortable,


Over the next few weeks, though, his aim is to win over those


who voted Conservative two months ago.


A 20-year-old British model, who says she was kidnapped and held


for nearly a week in Italy, has returned to the UK.


Chloe Ayling says she feared for her life.


Italian police believe the model was attacked and drugged,


before attempts were made to sell her in an online auction.


A Polish man who lives in the UK has been arrested.


Held captive inside this isolated Italian farmhouse,


the bizarre and elaborate kidnap allegation centres on how


20-year-old model Chloe Ayling, from south London, was duped


into leaving the UK for a photoshoot in Milan.


Once inside this fake studio, she is said to have been snatched


by three men and injected with the drug ketamine.


Unconscious, she was bundled into this bag, placed in the boot


While Chloe Ayling was held captive in this house behind me,


the police statement says she was tied to furniture,


a chest of drawers, whilst the kidnappers tried


to sell her on the dark web, and then raise a ransom.


Three weeks ago, Chloe Ayling finally fled her captors but stayed


She is back in the UK and the details are only


I've been through a terrifying experience.


I feared for my life second by second, minute


I am incredibly grateful to the Italian and UK authorities


for all they have done to secure my safe release.


Italian authorities say she was freed after being driven


to the British Consulate in Milan by this man, Lukasz Herba,


a Polish national living in the West Midlands,


now charged with kidnap and extortion offences.


But there are conflicting reports about this case,


why Chloe was seen shopping with her captor


She was told that she was going to be sold to somebody


She was told that people were there, watching her and ready


So she thought that the best idea was to go along


with it and to be nice, in a way, to her captor,


because he told her that he wanted to release her somehow and sometime.


Milan, the world's fashion capital, has always been a draw for aspiring


models and unscrupulous agents are not uncommon, although this rare


case has shocked and baffled Italian and British police,


now working to piece together exacted what happened.


now working to piece together exactly what happened.


The Speaker of the South African parliament has announced that


tomorrow's vote of no confidence in the country's President,


Jacob Zuma, will be held by secret ballot.


The opposition have called for the vote to be held in secret,


She said her decision had been taken to ensure a credible outcome.


Protesters outside Parliament welcomed the announcement. Mr Zuma


has been implicated in several corruption scandals.


Sickle cell disease is the most common and fastest growing genetic


The NHS says the condition, which can cause extreme pain


and life-threatening infections, affects 15,000 people in Britain,


mainly people of African, Asian and Mediterranean origin.


More than 300 babies are born each year with the condition.


Children living with sickle cell are several hundred times more


But experimental therapy could bring a glimmer of hope.


Colleen Harris went to meet two young people whose lives have been


Everyday things ten-year-old Matthew loves.


But with sickle cell disease, that fun can come with a world of pain.


I mostly have abdominal pain on my right or my left side.


It feels like a needle is inside your stomach.


So then you don't want to do anything, you just want to have,


you just want to rest and hope it goes away.


Come for your medication, sweetheart.


Around 300 children are born with sickle cell every year


and a stroke is more than 300 times more common in a child


That's one of the worries for Matthew's mum, who's been


dealing with his illness since he was six months old.


He's a little fighter, like I always said.


You know, it is emotionally breaking him down.


In a healthy person, red blood cells are usually smooth and round.


But when you have sickle cell, some cells are abnormally shaped.


They are stiff and sticky and can clump together.


That then blocks blood flow, restricting oxygen


20-year-old university student Daniel has survived five strokes


I couldn't push myself to do anything, even if I tried.


So I just sort of stayed in bed and then I think my mum found


She lifted up my hand and it would completely drop down,


The next thing I remember is just my brother carrying


So what hope is there for Daniel, Matthew, and thousands of others?


Doctors are hopeful that gene therapy will eventually


But it is still in the early stages of development and there are talks


The exciting thing that's happened recently is that one child in France


has been successfully treated with gene therapy, where the bone


marrow is taken from the child and then the bone marrow is repaired


But it is hopeful that, having done it successfully once,


this will then expand quite quickly to be more widely available.


For Matthew, those are hopes to hold onto for a chance of a healthy life.


Cricket now and England have won the fourth and final Test


against South Africa at Old Trafford.


They won by 177 runs, meaning they win the series 3-1.


Patrick Gearey reports from Old Trafford.


Day four, the morning after the downpour before.


Hard to predict how long Old Trafford would stay dry


but England knew one day like this that's clear could see them right.


Last orders for South Africa in this series.


Rain offered them temporary protection but when it cleared,


Heino Kuhn and Temba Bavuma could also sit down early for lunch.


But in Hashim Amla, South Africa have a rare endurance batsman.


For a while, England could see no way past him


He was safe if his bat had touched the ball.


The third umpire thought it hadn't - out.


Was that the moment South Africa knew they were done?


De Kock, De Bruyne, departed, sent on their way by Moeen Ali.


Captain Du Plessis could only watch and eventually follow.


The game was finished by the Man of the Match


It had taken a while but it was now looking like a beautiful day.


So all done before tomorrow's predicted rain.


England are not perfect but Joe Root's first series


as captain has finished with an impressive win


and with the Ashes coming, Australia will have been watching.


It's the start of something. It's going to take time to develop.


If we want to be more consistent and make sure that we, you know,


we keep challenging the best teams in the world, then we are going


to have to continue to look to improve and develop individually


Will this be the side that faces Australia in Brisbane?


But they have just lifted above them in the world rankings.


Athletics, and a frustrating day for Team GB.


At the World Championships, short on ago, Laura Muir agonisingly missed


out on a medal in the women's 1500 metres.


Earlier, Sophie Hitchon finished seventh in the women's hammer.


From the London Stadium, Natalie Pirks reports.


Scotland's very own Laura Muir, running for Great Britain. The odds


and talented field were stacked against her. Britain has never had a


champion in the women's's 1500 metres so going out hard and fast


was the clear decision. Only one tactic here, run for gold. But the


second lap was slow, giving others the chance to get in the game. On


the bell, Laura Muir made her move. With grit and determination etched


on her face, she dug deep with bronze well within her grasp the


final straight but from nowhere, 800 metres specialist Caster Semenya


found speed and perfect timing to snatch it away. 0.07 seconds


separated Laura Muir from her first global medal. I gave it everything I


could but the last 15 metres, I tied up and before I knew it, she went


past me but I gave everything I could. I think considering the


disruptions I've had this year, you know, I gave it all I could and that


was all I could do. Sophie Hitchon's jubilation at her surprise bronze in


Rio was one of the highlights of the Games and the former ballerina got


off to a great start in the hammock age. But Poland's Anita Wlodarczyk


was setting the gold standard and Sophie Hitchon's Forth throw went


nowhere. She never recovered. British tears are unfortunately


becoming a familiar image at these championships. Could not quite find


the rhythm I had in qualification. I knew I was in better shape and just


disappointed. Not producing it tonight. World record-holder and


Olympic 400 metres champion Wayde van Niekerk is attempting to emulate


Michael Johnson this week by doubling up in the 400 and 200


metres. It means he will race six times in six days. With no Usain


Bolt in the 200, there will be a new world champion but there are a


number of British athletes hoping to crash the party. Daniel Talbot


tracked Wayde van Niekerk all the way in the first heat to make it


through to Wednesday's semifinal and Zharnel Hughes made it through as a


fastest loser. The trio is completed by Mitchell Blake, Britain's second


fastest 200 metres runner of all time. Natalie Pirks, BBC News at the


Let's speak to our Sports Editor Dan Roan, who's at the London Stadium.


Desperately disappointing for Laura Muir. She was so close and it has


been a frustrating day the Team GB. It has, ever since Laura Muir broke


Kelly Holmes' British 1500 metres record, she's been regarded as the


best chance the country has of a medal, outside of Sir Mo Farah.


She's had a fantastic breakthrough season, especially indoors, the


24-year-old Scottish athlete but in truth, she was always up against it


a highly competitive field in the 1500 final. Faith Kipyegon, as you


saw in the report, she won the race and Caster Semenya, the South


African who many feel has an unfair advantage because of her naturally


elevated testosterone levels are denying Laura Muir a bronze medal


and she adds to a growing list of British athletes, the likes of Holly


Bradshaw and Sophie Hitchon, Katarina Johnson-Thompson, who have


finished just outside the medals and it means after the fourth day of the


World Championships, the British team only have one solitary gold


medal from Sir Mo Farah. They will hope for a few more, perhaps in the


relay and Sir Mo Farah runs again in the 5000 metres at the weekend but


when you compare it to the seven medals they won in Beijing two years


ago, it is going to be hard for them to match it this time around. Some


other News for you, Wayde van Niekerk, the best chance the sport


has of replacing Usain Bolt as its biggest star, his chances of success


in the 200 and 400 metres have improved because Isaac Makwala,


Botswana, as pulled out with illness and it could be rated this statement


from the local organising committee which says a number of cases of


gastroenteritis have been reported in one of the official hotels for


the World Championships and those affected have been supported by


medical staff and further advice and guidelines have been issued to team


doctors and support staff as a result. Dan Roan, thank you.


From bucket and spades at the beach to nipping across the Channel


Brits have a long history of seeking out sun or


But our holiday habits have changed dramatically over


the past couple of decades, according to new figures from


The great British holiday. It has changed a lot over the last century.


This is Blackpool in the 1920s when huge numbers flocked to the seaside


in search of sunshine and sand. By the 1970s, overseas holidays were


still mostly reserved for the most affluent of Britons, with Butlins


and Brighton remaining popular summer destinations closer to home.


But the arrival of low-cost airlines in the 1990s began the boom in


foreign travel. 27 million flu overseas in 1996. 20 years later, 45


million Britons chose to spend their holidays abroad. Over the past 20


years, there's been a revolution in travel and that has been driven by


the budget airlines. If you go back to November 1995, when easyJet


started up, basically the number of people travelling has doubled and


many of them are simply taking advantage of cheap fares to go right


across Europe. But while we are flying further afield, we are


spending less time there, with a seven night stay proving three times


more popular than a fortnight away for Britain's last year. And


remember the so-called booze cruises of the 90s, a chance to stock up on


alcohol and cigarettes? Those have all but disappeared. In their place,


cruises of a different kind have soared in popularity since the 1990s


with more than four times as many now being taken. And the top spots


for Brits are France and Spain, still, the most popular destinations


with Spain topping the poll. The number of visits there are up by 87%


in the last 20 years. We could do with a bit about Spanish sunshine


here! The weather is coming up soon but that is