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Tonight at Ten: South Africa's President Zuma narrowly

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survives his latest vote of no confidence.

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Celebrations outside parliament as the result of the secret

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President Zuma said it showed the strength of his party.

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It is powerful, it is big, it is difficult to defeat

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But it's the 8th vote of no confidence he has faced in less

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than a decade amid continuing allegations of corruption.

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After some of his own party voted against, we'll be asking what impact

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Anger at the World Championships after one of the favourites to win

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the 400m is told he can't compete following an outbreak of norovirus.

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Really, I was at the top of my game to come here.

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I was ready to make everything possible.

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President Trump has this warning for North Korea

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amid reports it's miniaturised a nuclear warhead that

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North Korea best not make any threats to the United States.

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They will be met with fire and fury, like

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A tale of two Englands, the growing divide which means

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people in the North are 20% more likely to die early

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# Gonna be where the lights are shining on me...

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And, the Rhinestone Cowboy, country singer Glen Campbell has

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And coming up in Sportsday on BBC News -

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we'll have the best of the action from the European Super Cup

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between Manchester United and Real Madrid.

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The South African President Jacob Zuma has narrowly survived a vote

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The secret ballot in parliament was the eighth vote of no confidence

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It was called amid repeated allegations of corruption

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After the ballot, Jacob Zuma celebrated with his supporters

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and told them that the vote had confirmed the popularity of the ANC

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Our South Africa correspondent Milton Nkosi reports from Cape Town.

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President Jacob Zuma lives to fight another day. He's managed to hang on

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after an 8th motion of no confidence in his leadership. He is certainly

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on his 9th life now. Here, in a packed National Assembly, opposition

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MPs began by listing a litany of corruption scandals against the

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President. And urging them to cast a vote for the good of the country. I

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know what Nelson Mandela would have done in this house today. Vote with

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your conscience and remove this corrupt and broken President from

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office. APPLAUSE

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I plead you, let us put the people of South Africa first. And vote to

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remove Jacob Zuma today. I thank you. For the first time, it was a

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secret ballot, specifically requested by the opposition with the

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aim of protecting ANC MPs who wanted to vote against their own party's

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wishes. The yes, 177. APPLAUSE AND CHEERING

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The no, 198. A narrow victory for President Zuma, the party's leaders

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were relieved. We have defeated this motion and to us that is the most

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important aspect. Other issues of course within the African National

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Congress, there are many issues we need to do. This was the most recent

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attempt to oust the 75-year-old. He has been accused of spending public

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funds in controversial security upgrades to his private residence.

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This vote was perhaps the biggest sign of Zuma's fading support within

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his own party. It's believed around 40 ANC MPs voted against him,

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leaving opposition leaders encouraged. It was a close vote. I

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believe that the unity of the opposition showed today that we can

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collaborate and show the people of this country that we are willing to

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work together, we are going to continue this fight. President Zuma

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has been in power for close to a decade now. But the country remains

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divided and the country is at another crossroads. He plans to step

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down as leader of the ANC in December, but with political

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tensions running high, it's unclear whether he can remain President of

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the country until the 2019 elections.

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So the 8th vote of no confidence in eight years, how significant was the

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result for him tonight? This was very significant because President

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Zuma was literally fighting people from within his party. Remember,

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that the ANC has always been a solid bloc, taking on the opposition and

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it enjoys a huge majority in parliament. The members of Assembly

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have a total of 400, the ANC has about 249 and total of all the

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opposition parties put together come up to 151. So it means that a good

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chunk of the ANC MPs voted against their party's wishes. This simply

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means that it's going to be a long road for President Jacob Zuma as he

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limps towards December when he steps down as leader of the African

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National Congress. His preferred successor is his former wife but

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some in the party want his current deputy President to take over from

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him. So it's not an easy victory for him, he will celebrate, but not for

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too long. Thank you.

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President Trump has warned North Korea that it will be met

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with "fire and fury like the world has never seen" - if it threatens

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It comes after reports that North Korea has successfully

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miniaturised a nuclear warhead to fit it onto a missile.

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Last month, the isolated communist state successfully tested two

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missiles with intercontinental range for the first time.

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This was Donald Trump's warning this evening.

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North Korea best not make any more threats to the United States.

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They will be met with fire and fury like the world has never seen.

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He has been very threatening beyond a normal state,

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and as I said they will be met with the fire and fury and, frankly,

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power, the likes of which this world has never seen before.

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Let's speak to Nick Bryant, who's in Washington.

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Certainly strong words from the President, but what does it amount

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to? American Presidents often reserve strongest words for North

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Korea. George Bush describing them as part of the ax circumstances of

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evil. This is a rear toical escalation, fire and fury it's

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retorical, shock and awe and begs the question how does that tough

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talk translate into policy? Especially at a time when the US

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Secretary of State has been in the region and used much more

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concilliatory language, talked about the possibility of negotiations with

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North Korea... Apologies for that, we will have to leave that because

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of the interfence on the line. We will go on with the next report.

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There's a growing health divide between the North

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and South of England, with people in the north 20% more

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Researchers at the University of Manchester said the study

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of death records revealed a "tale of two Englands,

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there were 1.2 million more premature deaths in the North -

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In 2015, among 35-44 year-olds there were 49% more deaths

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And among the younger age group of 25-34 year-olds,

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Our health editor Hugh Pym has been examining

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They're calling it a tale of two Englands,

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The authors of a new study say they've highlighted for the first

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time a higher death rate in the North amongst a younger

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section of the population, more people are dying earlier.

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I discussed the issue with Professor Iain Buchan,

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one of the report authors, a local GP, Dr Brian Hope

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from Salford, and Dave Bagley from Bolton who runs a charity

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So the differences between north and south are profoundly social

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and economic and that is most probably why we've seen the North

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left behind with the improving public health in the wake

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of increasing prosperity in the South.

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The others agree the economic background is crucial,

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What does it feel like to be in those poor areas where you know

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you're never going to participate, that's the thing that's changed,

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people know they're not going to participate in that.

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Whereas I grew up in a poor area, and I knew I had

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But aspirations in themselves cost money in a way because actually

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This research demonstrates that without that investment,

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without that structural change that comes with investment that people

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live with a lesser degree of hope for the future.

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All of this, says the GP, means an acceptance of poor health

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We expect to be overweight, we expect to smoke.

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We expect to struggle from one job to the next.

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So life is very, very stressful and I think some of those other

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behaviours come as a consequence of that but what we have to do

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is make the best of a situation often by prescribing medication

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and often by picking up the pieces by sorting out their heart disease,

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their diabetes and what have you, so none of this - I am alarmed

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by this research but I am not surprised by it.

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They paint a gloomy picture but are there grounds for optimism?

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There is hope and I think people to some degree

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when they realise actually, you know what, no one else is out

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there to give me a lift now, I have to somehow find some

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Sometimes that does generate in itself a regeneration and I think

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where local authorities have got a vision for the future actually

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some of that is aspirational as well as factual and that does

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A Government spokeswoman said action was being taken to address the root

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social causes of health inequalities and the north-west of England

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on the long-running debate on the north/south divide.

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

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A man from Bury has been convicted of attempting to take a pipe bomb

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The device was found in Nadeem Muhammad's luggage.

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He was initially allowed to continue his journey before

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police realised a week a later that the device was viable.

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Norfolk Police are running extra patrols in the village

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of East Harling after an 83-year-old man was murdered while walking his

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The father of two - who hasn't been named -

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died from stab wounds to his head and neck.

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Police have asked people living nearby to check their bins

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as they continue to search for the murder weapon.

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The Justice Secretary has approved the transfer to an open prison

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Noye, who's 70, was given a life sentence in 2000,

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for murdering Stephen Cameron in a road rage attack on the M25.

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The move follows a recommendation by the Parole Board.

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Police have appealed for information after a jogger appeared to push

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a woman into the path of a bus on a bridge in London.

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CCTV footage shows the man running across Putney Bridge in south-west

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London and knocking over the 33-year-old woman.

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The bus driver had to swerve to avoid her.

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Back to the world athletics and the 400 metres has taken place

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in the last half an hour without one of the favourites Isaac Makwala.

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Around 30 athletes and support staff have been connected. Here is our

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sports editor. He's one of the world's leading

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sprinters and the highest profile victim yet of the vomiting bug that

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has hit athletics World Despite insisting he was fit

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to race into night's 400 metres final, Botswana's Isaac

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Makwala was refused access from the London stadium and

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forced to withdraw. This morning, having already been

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ruled out of the 200 metres against his will,

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he told the BBC he was devastated. I worked hard for this and it is sad

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for me because I was top I was ready to make

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everything possible. Tonight, the athlete

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at the centre of the storm made an impassioned plea

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to participate, tweeting, "It's like the whole world is

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making noise for me. I just want to hear that gun go

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and I setting off the blocks. Governing body the IAAF insist

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Makwala has an infectious disease and that regulations mean he

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has to be quarantined for 48 hours but the Botswana team

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say their athlete has not We respect the decision if it is

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based on public health issues. However, it is the manner in

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which this decision was arrived at This man has been approached

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in dribs and drabs. Makwala is one of 30 athletes

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and support staff reporting illness after a suspected outbreak of

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the highly contagious vomiting bug, norovirus at this central

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London team hotel. Irishman Thomas Barr's World

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Championship is over, the hurdler also in quarantine with

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German and Canadian athletes badly The team doctors have been

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incredibly proactive. People are coming up

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to us and giving us hand sanitiser and everyone

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is being separated, quarantined In a statement today,

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the hotel said that following a joint investigation with public

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health authorities, it had been discovered that the source

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of the illness was not here and that strict hygiene protocols had now

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been put World Championship organisers,

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meanwhile, say they are In any event, when you have

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20,000 people minimum that we have accredited,

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coming from every corner possibility someone might come

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in with a bug and we think that is There have been all

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of stuff around, is it food poisoning and all the medical

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experts, public health have This evening, the

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majority of athletes continue their preparations

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unaffected but for others, the Dan Roan, BBC News,

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the London stadium. Tomorrow marks the tenth

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of the biggest financial crash since the Great Depression.

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it all began when a French bank flagged problems in the United

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States mortgage market. It lead to the collapse of one

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of America's biggest banks, Lehman Brothers, and here in the UK

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to the nationalisation of Northern As our business editor

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Simon Jack explains, for many, the tenth anniversary of the crash

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marks a lost decade. The collapse of US investment bank

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Lehman Brothers saw workers take home their careers in boxes. The

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first UK bank run in 140th saw queues outside Northern Rock and a

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bailout for RBS, which had grown to be the biggest bank in the world.

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The number of homes going into foreclosure is stunning. It all

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started when a French bank admitted it did not know whether its

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investment in US property were worth anything. What started as a

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financial trader's Caddick caused an epidemic we are still recovering

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from today. The crisis ripped an enormous hole in the nation's

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finances as a sharp downturn in the economy led to sharp downturn in

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government tax receipts, by 2010 at the government was having to borrow

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everyone that -- borrow ?1 in every four expect and although the extra

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it is borrowing each year started to fall, the total debt pile continues

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to rise and now stands at nearly 90% of total national income, a whopping

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?1.7 trillion. Because the economy has been doing so badly and because

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we started off at such a high level of borrowing, the government has

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been having to reduce spending and increase taxes to close the gap. All

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of the pain we have had in the last several years has just about got

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public spending back to where it was before the recession. Those tremors

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in seemingly distant financial institutions soon turned into a

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full-blown economic earthquake and the shock waves spread out to affect

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the lives of just about every citizen. It did not take long for

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that national financial stress to show up locally as the government

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tried desperately to cut spending. Hundreds of libraries had to close.

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This one was handed to the local community and it needs to be self

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financing within the year. Things like parks, museums, child care,

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care for the elderly, all felt the squeeze. In fact, local authority

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spending has fallen 25% in real terms since the crisis. The pressure

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has not just been on services but on pocket as well. Pay in the public

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and private sector has stalled. I work in the NHS so I haven't had

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anything resembling a decent pay rise in about nine or ten years. I

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work in a hairdressers and I've noticed people spread out their

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appointments more than they used to, they used to be every six weeks and

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now they are every eight or nine. You can't save anything now because

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the interest rates are so low, you don't get any money back. I suppose

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pastorally I can't grumble because my earnings have gone up since then.

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Over ten years, you would expect to be getting better off but in fact

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wages have gone nowhere. For every ?100 workers were making in 2007,

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they are now making less than ?98 so workers are ?2.20, or a posh coffee

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down, on an entire decade. Let me give you an idea of how often that

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happens. Real income growth has not been this week in this country since

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the middle of the 19th century. Events that started in the City of

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London a decade ago still being felt nationally, locally and personally.

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The last ten years have been unique and not in a good way. Simon Jack,

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BBC News. Votes are being counted

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in Kenya's general election, which is being seen as too

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close to call. The contest has pitted

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President Uhuru Kenyatta against his long-standing

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rival Raila Odinga. There have been long

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queues at polling stations across the country

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and voting hours were The election has been peaceful,

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but there are fears the result Alastair Leithead

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reports from Nairobi. His report contains

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flash photography. It's one of Africa's biggest

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elections, in one of its most Millions turned out to elect

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a new president, with more riding on how it is won rather

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than who actually wins it. Opposition leader Raila Odinga has

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used the glare of publicity to question the whole process,

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claiming he has been robbed of the presidency before

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and he won't let it happen again. Incumbent president Uhuru Kenyatta

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is chasing a second and final term. He is the son of the country's first

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president and has the resources My competitors, as I have always

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said, in the event that they lose, let us accept the will

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of the people. I am willing myself to accept

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the will of the people so to them, Let us come together.

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Let us pull this country together. Ten years ago, Kenya tore

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itself apart as elections At least 1200 people died.

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The wounds are still open. Mr Uhuru Kenyatta is

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criminally responsible... It led Kenyatta and his deputy

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to The Hague on International Criminal Court charges of inciting

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violence which were Nobody wants a repeat of that

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violence but that is up In order for this election to be

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successful and peaceful, people have to have trust

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in the system, to consider it to have been free and fair,

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particularly in the opposition strongholds that are

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the biggest slums in Nairobi. And if it is really close,

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how people will react will depend on how gracious the loser

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is in defeat. Fingerprints matching voters

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to the electoral roll. It slowed the process down

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and led to long lines Before the poll, the election

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commission's head of technology appeared on TV, reassuring people

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that his system could not be rigged. But when his tortured and strangled

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body was found a week ago, When the polling stations closed,

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it was with relief that We appreciate it is

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a peaceful election. The system this time has been much

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better than last time. The voting is very

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fast, as you can see. But the big test will come

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if the result is close The opposition has threatened

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to call its supporters out on the streets, and that

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could lead to violence. Alastair Leithead,

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BBC News, Nairobi. Back to the world athletics

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and the 400 metres has taken place in the last half an hour without one

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of the favourites, Isaac Makwala. It was won by the World and Olympic

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champion South Africa's Wayde van Beside the empty lane of his

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stricken Challenger, the champion. Wayde van Niekerk is a 400 metres

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phenomenon and in the absence of Isaac Makwala com his closest rival,

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surely this would be a stroll? After all, he smashed the world record at

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last year's Olympics and the man tipped to replace Usain Bolt as the

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sport's figurehead produced a suitably commanding display. He is

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starting to look for the line, Wayde van Niekerk, the world champion

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again. No record this time but he is chasing a double here, in the 200

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metres as well and on this evidence, he will take some stopping. For the

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thousands of fans here, there has not been much British success to

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cheer at these championships and denied their hopes rest on a 21 year

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rolled in his first major finals. Kyle Langford's parents run a chip

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shop in Watford. Fast food, fast feet, as he ran the race of his

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life. Watch him come charging through. Could he snatch a medal?

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Langford is still coming. Oh! And agonising fourth by Emmy as the

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Redwood 04 seconds, so close but what a run. -- by a mere 0.04

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seconds. Gutted, to be honest, hard being so close to the medals but I

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have proved on the world stage, fourth in the world and I'm only 21,

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so hopefully down the years to come, you will see me taking over from Mo

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Farah. Elsewhere, and encouraging run from Dina Asher-Smith in the

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women's 200 metres, fifth at last year's Olympics but first in her

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heat, even the mascot seemed impressed. British captain Ailey

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Doyle is through to the hurdles final, albeit only just, finishing

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third in her semifinal. As for so many of her team, these

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championships are proving hard work. Andy Swiss, BBC News, the London

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Stadium. And Dan Roan is in the stadium.

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Another rather difficult stay in London. That's right, no shortage of

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controversy, this dispute between Isaac Makwala and the Botswana team

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and the IAAF, the sport's governing body, is looking increasingly bitter

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and increasingly unseemly and embarrassing as well. There will be

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questions over whether it could have been handled somewhat differently.

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It's not the organisers' fault there's been an outbreak of illness,

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it is one of the hazards of staging big, global sports events but only

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in the last few minutes have the IAAF released a statement confirming

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this confusing situation, saying they are sorry about Isaac Makwala's

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bait but they have no choice but to prevent him from running because

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they have to look after the best interest of the other athletes and

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contain the illness but it has denied the championships is one of

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the most eagerly anticipated duels between the newly crowned 400 metres

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champion, Wayde van Niekerk, and Isaac Makwala. When you consider the

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other controversy we have already seen, Justin Gatlin raining on Usain

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Bolt's parade, other high profile injury withdrawals like Greg

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Rutherford and David Rudisha, as I say, the championships have not been

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without talking points. On the other hand, halfway through, there is a

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fantastic atmosphere in the stadium and record ticket sales. It has done

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very well in terms of TV figures and the security and logistics have all

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gone to plan. One of the other disappointments perhaps is British

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fortunes. Just one medal after five days of action and people will

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perhaps start to wonder where the next medal is coming from even

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though Mo Farah is going at the weekend again. On top of that, the

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organisers have to think about how to contain this outbreak of illness.

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Dan Roan, there. Thank you. The American country music

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star Glen Campbell has He was best known for hits

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including Rhinestone Cowboy His family said he died

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after a "long and courageous battle" David Sillito looks

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back at his life. Wichita Lineman, it's wide open

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spaces, yearning, loneliness, But what truly made it a masterpiece

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was the voice of Glen Campbell. He had been born in Billstown,

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Arkansas, a large poor His escape was his uncle Boo

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who taught him to play guitar. I don't remember not having a guitar

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or a musical instrument in my hand. And then dad bought a guitar

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for $5.95, it was one where the cowboy was up

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here and the rope went around the hole in the guitar and the lasso

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on the calf this end and the string But I found out real quick

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that it was lighter than pulling # You just said baby, how I love

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you... He could play anything and ended up singing on TV shows and on

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hundreds of singles with the session musicians, the Wrecking Crew, Phil

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Specter, the righteous Brothers, it was Glenn Campbell on guitar. And

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eventually... A breakthrough hit of his own.

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# Rivers flowing Gentle on my mind. But it was the partnership with

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songwriter Jimmy Webb that gave him a career defining songs, By The Time

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We Get To Phoenix, Galveston, Wichita Lineman. Clean cut,

:29:31.:29:35.

Conservative, he was suddenly country music's bigger star, with

:29:36.:29:39.

his own TV show. # Someone I've needed so long...

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# But I'm going to be where the lights are shining on me...

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Rhinestone Cowboy was a glorious return to form after a dip in

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fortunes that had taken place in the 70s. But his personal life was far

:29:56.:30:01.

from glorious. # The heartbreak boy,... I think I

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probably just quit letting God run my life and I actually just got into

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the drugs and the blues pretty heavy.

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# I am a lineman for the county, and I... What? Drive the main road. That

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slight stumble over the words was the beginning of Alzheimer's.

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# And the Wichita Lineman... He long put his wild days behind him but

:30:36.:30:38.

memories were fading. What stayed with him when so much else had gone

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was the music. The songs of Glenn Campbell.

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The singer Glen Campbell, who's died at the age of 81.

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Here is Evan. Tonight we are delving into the

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North-South divide on death rates with the world expert on health

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inequality. Is it something government can do anything about?

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Join me now on BBC Two. on BBC One, it's time

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for the news where you are.

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