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Chaos and confusion as America closes its borders to refugees
and to citizens of a number of mainly Muslim countries.
Donald Trump's sweeping order means even lawful US residents may not
be allowed to return if they leave the country.
Lawyers have launched a legal challenge while some politicians
This type of action underminds our national security and Donald Trump,
Britain signs a ?100 million defence deal with Turkey as Theresa May
warns President Erdogan to uphold human rights.
Serena Williams becomes the most successful female
player of the Open era, beating her sister Venus
And, after a career spanning six decades, tributes power
And, after a career spanning six decades, tributes pour
in to the acclaimed actor Sir John Hurt who's died.
There's been chaos and confusion at airports around the world tonight
after America closed its borders to refugees and to citizens of seven
Some travellers have already been held at US airports -
while others were barred from boarding planes.
President Trump's sweeping executive order means even some lawful US
residents may be banned from returning to the United States
Mr Trump said the move would keep out radical Islamic terrorists
but civil rights campaigners say its unconstitutional and have
Our Washington correspondent Gary O'Donoghue reports.
Released after a night in detention, Hameed Jhalid Darweesh is one
of the first to feel the bite of Donald Trump's
America is the greatest nation, the greatest people in the world.
Mr Darweesh got his visa to come to America on the very day
He worked for a decade as an interpreter for the US
military in Iraq and was awarded a special immigration visa
His release followed lobbying by human rights groups
Donald Trump, our President, doesn't get it.
This is wrong and we're going to fight it, right
here on the streets, we're going to fight it in court
and we're going to fight it every place and in every
It's just a day since Donald Trump ended his first frenetic week
by fulfilling his promise to impose tough new immigration rules aimed
Rules he says that will keep America safe from terrorism.
I am establishing new vetting measures to keep radical
Islamic terrorists out of the United States of America.
People from Libya, Sudan, Somalia, Yemen, Syria,
Iraq and Iran cannot enter the US for 90 days, even if
All refugees will be kept out for 120 days with the annual limit
Syrian refugees will be barred from America indefinitely.
This Iraqi-born software engineer has been advised to stay put.
I had trips planned for yesterday and next week that I was going to go
to Africa for business and I had to suspend all my travel
and basically just sit still and that's how I ended
I wasn't planning to be in Boston, but I am now here and, you know,
waiting to see what's going to happen without really
It's also emerged that people with a green card could also be
banned from those seven named countries, despite the fact
that the card gives you rights to employment and residence
It's a move that could split families.
There was one case where a wife was travelling back to Iran
to visit her sick father, leaving behind her husband
and their two-month-old son and now she is stuck in Iran and cannot get
Donald Trump's immigration policy has brought condemnation from human
rights groups and political opponents but his tough rhetoric
was one of the most important factors in his election victory
and he seems determined to follow through with it.
Gary O'Donoghue is in Washington for us.
I suppose the big question is can he really achieve what he is setting
out to do? Well, first it was the visa and refugee ban, then we
learned it was green cards, as well. Now we are learning that it is
people with dual nationality who are potentially going to be affected by
this ban. So, for example, if you have a British passport and an Iraqi
passport, you won't be allowed to come into this country on your
British passport for the next 90 days. Of course that will put
pressure on people like Theresa May who said these rules are purely a
matter for the United States. Meanwhile, Donald Trump himself, he
says that this is not a Muslim ban, he says it is working out very
nicely indeed. We will see if he faces any legal challenges in the
days and weeks ahead. Thank you.
Well, the Prime Minister Theresa May today repeatedly refused to condemn
President Trump's immigration policy.
She was speaking during a visit to Turkey where she announced
a ?100 million deal to develop Turkish fighter jets.
From Ankara, our political editor Laura Kuenssberg sent this report.
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 am proud that the UK stood with you on 15th July last year
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
TRANSLATION: It gives us great pleasure and it's a privilege
to host Prime Minister Theresa May here in Turkey.
We have had a meeting, a working lunch and 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's golden Palace
in Ankara high up on the hill since the attempted
Urging the importance of human rights, though,
she has shown she was unafraid to speak her mind.
Having delivered her message on human rights,
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
But questions about her other new friend, President Trump,
followed her to Turkey after the American leader
banned some Muslims from entering the country.
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,
are sometimes judged by the company they keep.
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 and the most
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 notorious and flamboyant Quentin Crisp.
People said it 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,
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.
Today, his widow Anwen called him "The most sublime of actors
With all the sport here's Lizzie Greenwood-Hughes
Serena Williams has become the most successful tennis
She beat her sister Venus to win the Australian Open,
In the field of sporting achievement she now stands alone. This latest
victory a defining chapter in the legend of Serena Williams, the twist
in the tale only her sister could deny her a record 23rd Grand Slam.
In the first game it looked like Serena had left any sisterly
sentiment in the locker room. Sdmrp
But Venus had her own fairytale to write, 36 years old, back from
career-threatening illness, now with a chance of another Grand Slam title
eight years since her last. After that initial frustration,
though, and a replacement racquet, Serena began to settle.
And rediscovering that devastating first serve.
She took the first set. Venus made her little sister fight
for her piece of history. But in the end Serena powered her
way into the record books. Finally, number 23. There it is! Serena is
the history-maker but for the past two decades she and Venus have
revolutionised women's tennis. She's my inspiration, she is the only
reason I am standing here and the only reason the Williams sisters
exist, so thank you for inspooring smee, Venus. The record-broken, she
has nothing left to prove but being Serena there will be much more to
come. The fourth round of the FA Cup has
caused quite a few upsets. Match of the Day follows the news,
so if you want to wait for the results, then you need
to avert your attention now. The seven-time winners
Liverpool are out. They were beaten 2-1 by Wolves,
who play in the Championship. Non-league Lincoln City's FA Cup
adventure continues, they're into the last 16
after beating Championship In the other games, Oxford United
knocked out Newcastle. Chelsea, Manchester City,
Middlesbrough and Arsenal But Spurs had to rely on a very late
stoppage-time goal to beat Rangers are back up to second
in the Scottish Premiership after beating Motherwell 2-0
in a heated game at Fir Park. There were also wins
for Kilmarnock and St Johnston. One of the country's best known jump
race horses, Many Clouds, died today shortly after winning
a feature race at Cheltenham. The 2015 Grand National winner had
just beaten the favourite, Thistlecrack, to win a warm-up
for the Gold Cup, But he collapsed and
died moments later. British boxer Lee Selby was close
to tears after his IBF world title fight was called-off
because his opponent failed Meanwhile, Carl Frampton still tops
the bill at the boxing spectacular The Northern Irishman
is defending his WBA World Featherweight belt
in a re-match with And British snowboarder Katie
Ormerod has claimed bronze nonthe slopestyle at the X Games in as pen,
Colorado. You can see more on all of today's
stories on the BBC News Channel. Good evening. It is trying to warm
up out there but it is a really slow process. In fact, it's just southern
areas that have been affected, been feeling the milder weather and with
that also comes a mix of weather