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Tonight at Ten, victims of modern slavery in every large town

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The National Crime Agency says tens of thousands

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of people are being held against their will and exploited.

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It's horrible, I tell you it's just horrible.

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Even now I just feel like, my heart starts beating a little bit.

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I'm arresting you on suspicion of modern slavery.

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The scale of modern slavery in Britain is much bigger

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than previously thought, say the authorities,

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with hundreds of police investigations under way.

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They're getting limited finances that are coming

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from and controlled by the boss, their living accomodation

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is being controlled by the boss, and the boss has taken their ID

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We have a special report on the teams trying to rescue

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the victims and track down the perpetrators.

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President Trump steps up his warnings to North Korea

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as he spells out the consequences of any plans to attack.

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Because things will happen to them like they never thought possible.

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Supermarkets withdraw some products after 700,000 potentially

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contaminated eggs get into the British food chain.

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Badly injured in the Manchester bombing, the couple who've spent

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And no fairytale ending for Botswana's star sprinter -

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as he finishes short of the mark in the 200m final.

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He made it to the 200 metres final despite illness. Coming up in

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Sportsday, we'll have a full round-up from the World Athletics

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Championships including battery and a Johnson-Thompson in the high jump.

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-- including Katarina Johnson-Thompson in the high jump.

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Slavery, trafficking and sexual exploitation can be found in every

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major city across the UK and the scale of the crime is much

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That's the warning from the National Crime Agency.

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It says the number of people affected by modern slavery

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across Britain is thought to be in the tens of thousands,

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and people may encounter victims in everyday life without realising.

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More than 300 police operations are currently targeting

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the criminals involved, and in the months of May and June,

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Our UK affairs correspondent Jeremy Cooke has been given

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exclusive access to teams working to combat modern slavery.

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I should warn you that his report contains flashing images.

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Martin is an investigator with the charity Hope

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for Justice, a team dedicated to fighting modern slavery.

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It looks like they've been exploited for a period of time.

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You're looking at the first moments of freedom for a Polish couple

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desperate enough and brave enough to run from those who trafficked

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Tonight we report on how modern slavery destroys lives.

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Those dedicated to stopping the traffickers know the road

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Some of the individuals have been through horrific experiences.

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They're living in horrendous conditions and all this is to keep

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them in line so that they don't even think about escaping.

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The police and Hope For Justice investigators find trafficking

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and slavery across the country, from building sites to brothels,

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What's happened to you is not OK and it's actually a crime.

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An ancient crime, in Britain, in 2017.

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Filthy living conditions, long hours, slave wages.

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I do, yeah, just purely from what's happening to them.

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They're getting limited finances, they're controlled by the boss.

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Their living accommodation is controlled by the boss

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and the boss has taken their ID and passport documents,

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so they have no means of leaving even if they wanted to.

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Some victims are constantly on the move, used as objects

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for backbreaking work, controlled by fear.

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This man is being supported by the Palm Cove charity

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after suffering four months of hard labour, for ?140.

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It's just horrible, I tell you, it's just horrible.

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Even now I just feel like my heart starts beating a little bit.

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You could have opened the door and walked out.

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I don't know, I don't know, I was scared, scared.

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What was going to happen if he comes after me.

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So they've got the pin code and the card.

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Back in Bradford our Polish couple are finally into safety,

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just beginning to find the confidence to tell the team

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Of his long hours on the building sites, of her endless shifts.

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It's the traffickers, tracking them down.

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When we're going to see each other, we're going to have a talk.

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I'm giving you my word of honour that we will see each other

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and when we see each other we're going to talk.

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We've heard them making indirect threats to them over the phone.

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What we're doing today is recovering human beings.

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And for those who can't run, the best hope is rescue.

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Simultaneous raids on two backstreet brothels.

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The modern slavery unit, acting on intelligence that young,

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Eastern European women are being exploited as prostitutes.

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The priority is to get to the women, to reassure them.

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We can help safeguard you and see if there's anything else we can do.

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And then they're led away to a place of safety,

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perhaps to the beginning of something better than this.

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This is people's lives that it's affecting,

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so it's essential that we get it right in how we investigate

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We have seen an increase in these offences.

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We're not afraid to tackle it and go and take it on.

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I'm arresting you now on suspicion of modern slavery...

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Taking it on means that as well as rescues there are arrests.

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So a successful operation, arrests have been made and victims

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But in many ways all of this is just the beginning.

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The women from the brothel have now arrived at a safe location,

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specialists from the Palm Cove charity piecing

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They can choose to enter the national referral

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mechanism, which offers safe housing and support.

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But it only lasts 45 days and there are warnings that victims

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emerge still vulnerable, at risk of re-trafficking.

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If we are not breaking that cycle then all that work goes to waste,

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so it's really crucial to concentrate on the long-term

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sustainable support for victims and survivors of human trafficking

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It's that vicious cycle which can be so damaging.

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In a secret location we meet a young woman who's escaped a life

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of prostitution several times - only to be re-trafficked.

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The life now, this time it's much better.

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The charity which runs this place knows the danger

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and unlike the official programme it offers refuge for as

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Finally the support she needs - counselling, a vital

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The way she's been treated is like she's not a human.

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Physically being used and physically assaulted, sexually abused,

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being used like she's a piece of meat - and repeatedly,

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you know, day in, day out, multiple times throughout the day.

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When you think about those people who did that to you and may be doing

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that to other people today, what do you think of them?

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All of the painstaking police work is about bringing

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Any particular reason why you have their passports?

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The Prime Minister calls it the greatest human

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Modern slavery, a widespread crime, behind closed doors,

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And if you want to contact the Modern Slavery Helpline,

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the number is at the bottom of the screen now.

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President Trump has again ramped up his warnings

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to North Korea tonight, saying his threat to unleash "fire

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and fury" if Pyongyang threatened the United States may not have

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He said North Korea should "very, very nervous" if it attacked

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the United States, or any of its allies.

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His latest warning came after North Korea said

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it was working on plans to fire four missiles over Japan

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which would land off the coast of the US territory of Guam.

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From Washington, our North America correspondent Nick Bryant reports.

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It's from his golf club in New Jersey during his working

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vacation that Donald Trump is managing this stand-off.

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And this afternoon he was back in his trademark suit and tie,

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and using his trademark tough talk, his response to the latest

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I will tell you this, if North Korea does anything

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in terms of even thinking about attack, of anybody

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that we love or we represent or our allies or us,

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And they should be very nervous, because things will happen to them

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Earlier this week he warned North Korea of fire and fury,

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raising the chilling spectre of nuclear confrontation.

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Maybe that fiery rhetoric wasn't incendiary enough.

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The people that were questioning that statement, was it too tough,

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They've been doing this to our country for a long time,

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for many years, and it's about time that somebody stuck up

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for the people of this country and for the people of other

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countries, so if anything, maybe that statement

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Earlier, on news bulletins in North Korea, the customary

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martial music and also an unusually specific military threat.

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The Hwasong 12 rocket will be launched by the North Korean

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People's Army and will cross Japan and fly 3356 kilometres for 1065

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seconds, before hitting the waters 30 to 40 kilometres away from Guam.

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This is the Hwasong 12 missile on parade in Pyongyang in spring.

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Kim Jong-un can back his fiery words with weaponry.

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Today, on the tropical island of Guam, it wasn't so much

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a case of fire and fury, as wet and wild.

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The news crews converging there producing what looked

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like tourist advertisements, people heading to the beach

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Locals not particularly concerned at the threat that North Korea

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We're used to the whole ebb and flow of hearing that we're going to be

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bombed and then it not happening, and hearing about it again, so it's

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He never follows through, so I wasn't really concerned.

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I think it's probably like a distraction maybe,

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maybe a political kind of move on the US and Korea,

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Guam is in the firing line because it is American territory

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that is home to two big US military bases.

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An attack here would be an attack on America.

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As well as refusing to back down from the threat of fire and fury,

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Donald Trump did say that he would consider negotiations with North

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Korea. He also spoke of his ambition, as he put it, to de-nuke

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the world. But there is this fear of a terrible miss calculation that

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could turn this war of words into a military confrontation. Nick Bryant

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in Washington, thank you. A number of supermarkets have taken

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products containing eggs - like sandwiches and salads -

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off the shelves, after it emerged that 700,000 eggs,

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potentially contaminated with pesticide, have made their way

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into the UK's food chain. But officials say any risk to public

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health is very unlikely. The eggs came from Holland, where

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police raids were carried out today. This Belgian farmer has had

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to destroy not just his The produce contaminated

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with Fipranol, an insecticide which is banned for use

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in the food chain. But that's where it's ended up,

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on a potentially massive scale. TRANSLATION: You cannot put your

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eggs on the market for three months. And so I took the decision

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to kill the animals, More than 100 farms are affected

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in the Netherlands too, And millions of eggs have now been

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pulled from supermarket The reason - Fipranol may be popular

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for getting rid of fleas on pets, Here in the UK, we produce our own

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eggs, but also import them. Here in the UK, we produce our own

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eggs, ubt also import them. And some of the eggs from affected

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farms have ended up here too. We're not talking about the kind

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of fresh eggs like these, The affected eggs went

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into processed foods, Just a few days ago

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the Food Standards Agency said Sounds a lot, but that's just 0.007%

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of all the eggs we eat every year. There's no reason why people

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should avoid eating eggs. Our assessment is, it is very

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unlikely there is any But we think people deserve food

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they can trust, and that means not having food that has in it

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a substance that simply Four supermarkets are

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withdrawing a limited number But others will already

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have been consumed. Yet another food scare,

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highlighting just how complex supply chains can be,

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and how easily problems can spread. Two months after the devastating

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fire at Grenfell Tower in West London, it has emerged that

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only a small amount of the ?18 million raised to help survivors

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has been handed out. The figures have come

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from the Charity Commission. Our news correspondent

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Frankie McCamley is here. well want the Charity commission say

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is that this is one of the most complex fundraising operations and

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has had to deal with. It is working with a number of charities that have

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raised more than ?18 million. Audits figures have shown today is that of

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that amount just 2.5 million has been distributed. Speaking to local

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residents, people who lived in the tower, there is anger and

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frustration building. People questioning whether money is, why

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they haven't seen it. The charities commission does say there were

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initial teething problems. They couldn't identify some of the people

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who needed this money. Say that some people haven't come forward yet,

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perhaps because they are traumatised and they want to respect that. It

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also says it wants to look at a long-term plan and that is what some

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of the charities are doing, they are holding some money back. They want

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to speak to the local community to plan for the future. Frankie

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McCamley, thank you. A brief look at some

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of the day's other news stories. Police looking for a runner

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who appeared to push a woman into the path of a bus as she

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crossed Putney Bridge in West London A 50-year-old man was arrested

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in Chelsea on suspicion of causing Relatives of some of the 29 people

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killed in the Omagh bombing in 1998 are to sue Northern Ireland's police

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chief constable for alleged failings The group believes mistakes

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were made by police, allowing The attack, carried

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out by the Real IRA, UK industrial production

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shrank in the second quarter of the year,

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according to the latest Production fell by 0.4%,

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mainly due to a drop The figures underline the economy's

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dependence on the service sector, which makes up about four-fifths

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of the UK's economic output. The number of people

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waiting for routine surgery in England in June, was

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at its highest for nearly ten years. NHS England has admitted that more

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than 4 million people Other key targets missed include

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urgent referrals for cancer care, as our Health Editor Hugh Pym

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reports. He's had his operation but he had

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to wait a long time for it. Andy waited more

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than 40 weeks before going in for surgery on his foot

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to relieve serious arthritis. During that long delay,

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everyday life became I couldn't walk great

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distances, and it was to sort of try and keep

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the pain down. And although I do IT

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work and sit at a desk all day, I was finding

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the middle of the afternoon I had to stop, lie down,

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and put my feet up just because it was too painful

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to sit any longer. The total waiting list

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for routine surgery in England fell back a decade ago

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after government investment. But in recent years,

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it's crept back up again, and in June, it's estimated to have

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gone above 4 million. Most worrying of all

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perhaps is that this is the sign of a trend that is going

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in the wrong direction. Progressively we are seeing

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more and more people And with continuing

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austerity there is no end Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn,

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campaigning at a hospital today, said the NHS could not go

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on like this and had The party also said cancer patients

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were being let down, with sharp increases in waiting

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times for treatment. But NHS England argued that more

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operations are carried out A spokesperson said "more

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than nine out of ten patients We're working hard to

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cut long waits and the number of patients waiting over

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a year for treatment has dropped." Key waiting time performance targets

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have been missed again but NHS England's leaders are stressing

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today that in an important aspect of emergency care,

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progress has been made. That is the treatment of patients

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with heart failure after A new report shows

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fewer lives were lost in England and Wales

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after heart failure, partly because more

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specialists and new medicines Scotland, Wales and Northern

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Ireland have also seen rising waiting lists

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for surgery, though with Andy's 10-month wait

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was unusual but more patients around the UK are experiencing

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longer delays, more More than two months

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after the Manchester bombing, which left 22 people dead and more

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than 100 injured, nine people They suffered terrible injuries

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when a suicide bomber detonated his device

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at the Manchester Arena in May. Robbie Potter and his partner

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Leonora Ogerio were waiting to collect their daughters

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from the Ariana Grande concert. They were standing right

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next to the bomber. Judith Moritz has been talking

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to them about their long You may find parts of her

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report distressing. It's probably only a 20, 30-second

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thing, but it feels like an hour. This was Robbie Potter

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with his girlfriend, Leonora, after the Manchester Arena

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explosion. They stood next to the attacker

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and lived to tell the tale. I actually looked at

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the idiot, the bomber. I will never ask his name,

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I don't want to know his name. There's no point hating a man

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that's already dead. They had gone to collect

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their kids from the concert. The children were safe inside,

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but their parents were in the lobby The brightest flash I have

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ever seen in my life. It was like a cloud

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of mercury exploding. You see bits of silver flying

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everywhere, which was obviously the bolts and nuts he'd packed

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into his bag and his body. My girlfriend went

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flying, hit the floor. There was a group of four or five

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kids, I think there were. I just jumped in front of them

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and told them to follow me, She dived, where she obviously

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collapsed and fell on the floor, but I found out I'd punctured my

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lung and had a couple of bolts You came very close

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to not surviving. The doctor called me

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the miracle lad. Even after the operation,

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I don't think they thought. This bolt fired from the bomb

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straight into Robbie's heart. He cheated death

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by a hair's breadth. You can see the two ribs here,

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that's the back of the ribs... The bolt was removed with incredible

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precision by this surgeon It was wedged between the back

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wall and the front wall of the two blood vessels,

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so a millimetre either way Thankfully it didn't,

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but we wouldn't be having this One, two, three, four,

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I declare a thumb war. Robbie's daughter Tegan

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was separated from her dad Next time she saw him,

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he was in a coma. She called him names

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to try and wake him up. It's just hard to see, with him just

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lying there, not talking. Tegan said "Come on

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Fathead, it's Peahead." Obviously that's our names

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we call each other. And as soon as that happened,

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the eyes just lifted. Robbie's girlfriend Leonora was also

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badly hurt and sedated in hospital. Waking up, she didn't know

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what had happened to him. The first question I asked was,

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where is he, and they said Leonora has multiple fractures

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to both of her legs. She and Robbie each face many

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months of rehabilitation. We want to look after each other

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but we can't do that. We can't do that because we

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are both on the mend. Before the blast,

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Robbie played rugby. Now every step is an effort,

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but he says he's determined that Now there was no fairy tale ending

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for Isaac Makwala of Botswana, the star sprinter, in the final of the

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men's 200 metres in the World Championships in London, he had

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fought hard to get there after being banned from the stadium this week

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after an oral virus outbreak. In the end it wasn't to be, as our sports

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correspondent Andy Swiss reports. He has become the and heralded hero of

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these championships so after beating illness could Isaac Makwala Beatties

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rivals, among them Wayde van Niekirk of South Africa following his 400

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metres victory? Isaac Makwala burst out of the blocks but would the

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extraordinary last couple of days catch up with him? Berdych hopes lay

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with Mitchell- Blake but as they rented the bend it was too close to

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call. Wade fan Nick charged but it was an unexpected name that grabbed

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the headlines. COMMENTATOR: It's Guliyev! Turkey's Guliyev taking

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gold ahead of Wayde van Niekirk with Mitchell- Blake Forth and Isaac

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Makwala six. For the Botswana runner after such hope, disappointment. I

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had a good day yesterday, I think it boosted me a lot. Earlier there had

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been hopes of a British medal for Eilidh Doyle, that Carter of America

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took gold, while Doyle, the British team captain, came last. In the

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women's 5000 metres Laura Miller is back on track after just missing a

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medal in the 1500 -- Laura Muir. It's a chance to make a mark. She

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seemed to be cruising in her heat but by the end Laura was struggling,

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trailing in seventh, exhausted. She's scraped through to the final

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but has a disappointment in the 1500 metres taken its toll? The might

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ultimately to this man. Isaac Makwala may have taken the pundits

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but it is Guliyev who has the title. Andy Swiss, BBC news.

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Our Sports Editor Dan Roan is in the London Stadium.

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So it wasn't to be for Isaac Makwala. That's right, but I think

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it will still be the greatest story of this Championships, he came here

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relatively unheralded and by tonight he is one of the worst won most

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well-known athletes in the world. It has become a saga, visitors forced

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withdrawal through illness and then this remarkable scenes when he was

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denied access to the stadium by the IAAF officials and then his

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reinstatement. He's received great sympathy and affection. A shame he

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could not finish with a win. A rather embarrassing episode for the

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IAAF, the way it was handled. Wayde van Niekirk was also denied an

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historic double gold. It just underlines that once again the

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scripts which perhaps the organisers would like to see happen don't

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always come to pass in sport. Dam, thank you.

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Sir Alan Ayckbourn is one of Britain's most successful

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playwrights, best known for his comic portrayals

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But now at the age of 78 he's entering the world of science

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His new play, The Divide, premieres at the Edinburgh

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It's set one hundred years from now, in an England where a deadly

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contagion has separated men from women.

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Our Arts Editor Will Gompertz, asked the playwright what prompted

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It was, I think, an attempt by me to bridge my ageing writing

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personality to a younger generation, and the way to do that, I thought,

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was through the medium of science fiction.

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It gives you an even playing field, where you say to your younger

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audience, "Now this is a world that I don't know but I have

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created, and you don't know, and you can inhabit it."

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I can't enter their world, which is for me as a 78-year-old,

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I mean, most of what my grandchildren say is

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And anything I say is beyond their comprehension.

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Is it a concern of yours that the theatre is failing

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If you look in the average audience, maybe because of money but they seem

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The sort of people I want in there...

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You can get the very young, you can catch them before they are

:29:58.:30:00.

ten but after that they are a lost tribe.

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We've now reached the age where we are considered mature

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enough to be possible carriers, and therefore a danger to men.

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How do you keep on challenging yourself?

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How do you make sure, you know, after all these plays

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you don't find yourself repeating past ideas?

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That is a real problem, because I keep thinking I must have

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I had a stroke a few years back, and for the first time in my life

:30:23.:30:29.

Then a little germ arrived and I go, wow, they're

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still manifesting and of course now manifesting furiously.

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I feel very excited but a little bit nervous.

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I've written next year's play as well.

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It's a play called Better Off Dead, I hope that

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, speaking to our Arts Editor Will Gompertz.

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Here is Evan. From rubber hand to Newcastle and well established

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pattern now of Muslim-led gangs grooming and vulnerable women. We

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stand Basque to ask why and how that pattern can be broken. Joining me

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now on

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