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Theresa May has visited Turkey where she's announced a defence deal
worth more than ?100 million to develop Turkish Fighter jets.
The Prime Minister has been visiting Ankara for talks
Turkey's President Erdogan said the visit was an opportunity
to strengthen ties and deepen cooperation.
From Ankara, our political editor, Laura Kuenssberg, reports.
A morning at the Palace, the presidential palace,
meeting a president used to doing, perhaps, whatever it
Popular, feared, too, after a coup that failed against him,
but she wants closer ties on trade and defence, but also
to make British concerns about his behaviour clear.
I'm proud that the UK stood with you on the 15th of July last
Now it is important that Turkey sustains that democracy,
by maintaining the rule of law and upholding its international
human rights obligations, as the government has undertaken
TRANSLATION: It gives us great pleasure and it's a privilege
to host Prime Minister Theresa May here in Turkey.
We've had a meeting and working lunch and the discussions I hope
will yield success for both of our countries.
Just as Theresa May was the first leader to enter
the Trump White House, she has today become the first
Western leader to come to President Erdogan Golden Palace
in Ankara, high up on the hill, since the attempted
Urging the importance of human rights, though,
she's shown she was unafraid to speak of mind.
Having delivered a message on human rights, the ceremonials could begin.
The Prime Minister able to enjoy the parade.
And appear alongside her counterpart to announce a deal where British
firm BAE will design Turkish fighter jets, the start of a partnership
that Downing Street hopes could bring in billions.
But questions about her other new friend, President Trump,
After the American leader banned some Muslims
Asked three times whether she agreed with President Trump's ban,
Well, the United States is responsible for the United States
The United Kingdom is responsible for the United Kingdom's
While marking the past, Theresa May is following her own
She can't choose her fellow leaders, yet politicians,
like the rest of us, are sometimes judged
Lawyers in the United States have lodged a challenge
to an executive order - signed by President Trump -
which temporarily bans all refugees, and any traveller from seven mainly
Muslim countries from entering the US.
The ban includes stopping those with a resident permit,
known as a green card, from re-entering the country.
That order has caused confusion and panic among travellers with some
people being turned back from US bound flights.
On Lebanon's streets the need is clear, one in four is a refugee who
has fled war in neighbouring Syria. Some wanting one day to return,
others desperate to move on, now all banned from the US indefinitely. And
refugees from anywhere suspended for four months. Like Naveed, which is
not her real name, a transgender woman persecuted in Iraq who fled to
Beirut. She was in the process of being resettled in America. That
now, it seems, on hold. TRANSLATION: The moment I heard the news my
dreams were shattered. My parents want to kill me. I'm terrified
they'll find out where I am now. I hoped I'd feel safe in the US, that
I'd finally be able to sleep in a country where I have rights and no
one could hurt me. With a flourish of his pen,
President Trump made sweeping changes to policies for refugees and
immigrants, to improve, he said, America's security. I'm establishing
new vetting measures, to keep radical Islamic terrorists out of
the United States of America. We don't want them here.
The executive order specifically mention suspending entry from seven
countries, with predominantly Muslim populations. People from those areas
have taken to social media in confusion. One said an Iraqi friend
who fled Isis was turned back from a US flight. And in Qatar 71-year-old
man heading to LA was back to Iraq. I think this is a case-by-case basis
in which the family lawyers intervened. We're still waiting on
getting more information on that, but in general it's a state of panic
and confusion. The extent of this order has enormous implications, not
just for refugees but for many from the Middle East no able able to
travel to the US. President Trump argues it will improve security but
many have condemned the message it sends to Muslim communities around
the world. Some refugees have been detained at airports today, and are
being represented by civil rights groups launching legal action. The
full extent of this order may not be clear but already the consequences
are being felt and challenged. Alex Forsyth.
Serena Williams has beaten her older sister, Venus, in the final
of the Australian Open to win a record-breaking 23rd
The 35-year-old will now reclaim her Number One ranking.
Our sports correspondent, Katherine Downes, reports.
In the field of sporting achievement, she now stands alone.
This latest victory a defining chapter in the legend
The twist in the tale - only her sister could
deny her and open era record 23rd grand slam.
And Venus had her own fairy tale to write, 36 years old,
back from career threatening illness, now with the chance
of another grand slam title eight years since her last.
But after initial frustration, Serena refound that
Venus made her little sister fight for her piece of history.
Serena's the history maker, but together she and Venus have
She's my inspiration, she's the only reason I'm standing
here today and the only reason the Williams sisters exist,
The record broken, she has nothing left to prove, but being Serena,
Tributes have been paid to the actor Sir John Hurt,
He'd been suffering from pancreatic cancer.
His career spanned over six decades and more than 120 films -
including the Elephant Man, Alien and Harry Potter.
His widow said he was the "most sublime of actors", who brought "joy
John Hurt, as the deranged Roman Emperor Caligula
Well, of course I ordered no triumphs.
Do you think I'd order triumph for myself?
Yes, and you took me at my word, didn't you?
I wear rouge, I wear mascara on my eyelashes, I dye my hair,
I wear flamboyant clothes, far more outre than
He was an unusual actor, instantly recognisable,
Here, he played the flamboyantly gay Quentin Crisp.
People said tt was a brave part to take on.
Many people said "Don't do that, you'll never work again", and so on.
And I said "But it's not about homosexuality, actually,
it's about the tenderness of the individual,
as opposed to the cruelty of the crowd, really".
His breakthrough had come in A Man For All Seasons
in 1966, a small part in an Oscar-winning film.
He earned an Oscar nomination himself for Midnight Express,
in which he played a heroin addict in a Turkish prison.
I'm very pleased to meet you, Mr Merrick.
And another for his performance as the hideously disfigured
Like Quentin Crisp, Merrick was an outsider
Late in his career, he reached new audiences in Harry Potter.
And in a guest appearance in Doctor Who.
Why are you pointing your screwdrivers like that?
In one of his last performances, he played a dying screenwriter,
quoting lines from a famous Dylan Thomas poem.
Do not go gentle into that good night.
Old age should burn and rave at close of day.
Rage, rage against the dying of the light.
I'll be back for the late news at 10.10pm.