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Jared Kushner is in charge

of relations with China,

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Mid East peace and reinventing

the US government.

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It's a huge, difficult brief

for someone who has just had

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their security clearance downgraded.

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The President's son in law may find

it harder to tackle those tasks

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now he can't even see

top secret intelligence.

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The children of Parkland return

to school, two weeks to the day

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after a gunman walked

in and killed their friends.

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I think eventually it

will be normal again,

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but not the same normal

it was before, it will probably be

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a new type of normal because those

17 people aren't going to be there.

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Evangelist Billy Graham becomes only

the fourth private citizen

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in America to lie in honour

in the US Capitol.

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Also on the programme:

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Is the UK being backed into a corner

over the Irish border?

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We've the details of the EU's

controversial Brexit proposal

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for Northern Ireland.

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Rallying the royals,

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle

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appear with the Duke and Duchess

of Cambridge, setting

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out their charitable work.

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Hello and welcome -

I'm Katty Kay in Washington

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and Christian Fraser is in London.

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Jared Kushner, the President's

wunder-kid son in law,

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is not having a good day.

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His White House security clearance

has been downgraded meaning

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he no longer has access

to top secret information.

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And, a report in the Washington

Post, describes how Jared's

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business interests are seen

as vulnerabilities

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by foreign leaders.

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US intelligence authorities have

picked up conversations in China,

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Mexico, the UAE and Israel that show

officials there think

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they can manipulate the 37-year-old

political novice.

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The Post report was written

by Shane Harris their national

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security correspondent.

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I spoke to him earlier.

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Spell out this story for us,

according to your reporting US

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intelligence has overheard or

somehow got information that some of

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America's allies are looking at

Jared Kushner and thinking he's got

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vulnerabilities?

The vulnerabilities

the countries see our that he has a

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lack of experience in government and

foreign policy so I naivete as one

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White House press and it to us. As

well as his own complex business

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history and particularly financial

issues he has in the form of large

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debt on a property in New York City

that the company, his family real

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estate company owns. There is about

a $1.2 billion debt on that company

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which comes due and we understand

people are looking that is leveraged

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they may able to use. We don't know

precisely what these people said

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about that but I think what a number

of our sources have concerns about

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is that they may have seen that as a

way to try to engage Jared Kushner

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in some kind of business related

transaction separate from his

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official capacity but in order to

try to influence him in an official

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way.

Is it your understanding that

US intelligence has intercepted in

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some way reports from officials from

China and Mexico and the UAE and

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Israel discussing plans around Jared

Kushner or a waste that plate?

That

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is correct, in the course of

intelligence gathering which we do

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an allies and others raised in the

United States these conversations

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were picked up and we know there

were conversations Jared Kushner had

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on his own while he was in the White

House with officials in some foreign

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countries and those conversations he

did not report internally through

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normal protocol to senior officials

in the White House.

My understanding

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that not reporting conversations

with pollen officials is something

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which in the normal course of events

seizure security clearance denied.

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It would be a huge problem when

you're trying to obtain security

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clearance and if you had clearance

that is right, it would be an issue

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to go outside of the normal channels

and do that. We understand the

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National Security adviser HR

McMaster find out when he came into

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office earlier in 2017 that Jared

Kushner was having sidelined

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conversations are not reporting them

and he was taken aback by this.

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There were concerns Jared Kushner

might be freelancing foreign policy.

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So how big a problem is this for

him?

It's a big problem in terms of

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the foreign contacts he has had. The

immediate resolution, his security

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clearance level has been downgraded.

He is now at secret and it's our

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understanding that the foreign

conversations he had with foreign

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people was not reporting was a

reason he could not obtain a final

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top-secret security clearance.

Could

this force him out of the White

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House?

I don't know how he can

continue to do the jobs in his

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portfolio with only this level of

clearance but that is up to the

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president.

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Joining us now with his analysis

is our political analyst

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Ron Christie, a former advisor

to George W Bush.

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You of course went through the

security clearance procedure when

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you worked in the George W Bush

administration, do you think if

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Jared Kushner did not happen to be

the son-in-law he would still be in

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the White House given these security

issues?

He would have been gone a

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long time ago. This is an intensive

process, this is something, they

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look all the way back to when you

are in elementary school and they go

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forward, they say did Ryan Christie

tell the truth, about where he lived

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and worked? Some of the

conversations he had over the

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durations of his life. What we have

here is he had an interim top-secret

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clearance, one of the highest levels

you can get, to have that brought

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down, anyone else would have been

fired.

What is the practical impact

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on him and his ability to do his job

now he has lost the top-secret

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clearance?

His access to information

and his access to the present. There

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will be several times during the day

were the White House chief of staff

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would say OK this is top-secret

compartmentalised information,

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everybody if you do not have it what

out. Now you have an assistant to

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the president, he will have two W

out the room all the time and will

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not be in the room a lot of the

time.

Embarrassing nothing else?

I

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get it, last night I got an e-mail

from 35,000 feet, how about that? In

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that e-mail you said the fact that

Donald Trump elected not to keep

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Jared Kushner at that level because

it was a decision for the chief of

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staff, should tell you something?

I

have to be careful about what I is

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injured and where I send it because

you will call me on it. But this is

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significant, it is significant that

the president was briefed by his

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chief of staff who in turn had been

briefed by the White House counsel

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and said here is what we find out.

In my opinion there is something

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substantial to have here and they

said Mr President this is why we

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have made this recommendation for

Jared Kushner to be demoted and the

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fact that the president did not

overrule his White House counsel and

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chief of staff tells you there is

something there.

The fact that

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Donald Trump brought his children

into the White House and they were

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seen by foreign governments as the

weak link tells you a little bit

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about how this White House is being

run.

It does and this is why you do

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not bring your children into the

family business if the family

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business is politics. You need to

have close and candid advice from

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your advisers but you have to be in

a position, the pleasure of you in

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the White House could end long

before you like it to be. If this

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was not the President's son-in-law

we would be talking about him being

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shown the door a long time ago.

Lets

see how much longer he lasts, thank

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you for coming in.

If he is shown

the door what difference will it

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make, what has he achieved?

This

reminds me of a story in 1960,

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Eisenhower was asked what has

Richard Nixon achieved in your

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administration, Eisenhower thought

for a moment and then said give me a

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week and I might be able to think of

one. It's hard to think of some

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solid contribution, China, Mexico,

the Mexican president has just

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cancelled a visit to the naked state

which is highly embarrassing, which

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Jared Kushner has achieved. Tame

Impala promise.

What effectively he

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has access to is stuff that will be

leaked to the front page of

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newspapers. You cannot do the jobs

on his plate with the intelligence

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he has access to. Organically when

you look at the problem, this is a

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problem of the President's on making

because they did not hand the Rob

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Porter thing properly so they had to

look at background clearance and

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this is what you get when you bring

your children in.

Maybe it's worth

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reminding ourselves that this is not

normal. Having your son-in-law and

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daughter as an adviser, this has not

happened before in American politics

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and maybe there is a reason for it

and perhaps Jared Kushner came in

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full of confidence and said he could

do all these things but you do not

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bring your kids into the White House

when you are the president

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particularly when they have various

financial dealings and shadows

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hanging over them.

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As the US Congress dithers,

American companies are taking

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action to restrict guns.

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Today Dick's Sporting Goods,

one of the largest sporting

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retailers in the country,

announced these steps in the wake

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of the Florida school shooting.

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The chain will no longer sell

assault-style rifles.

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Nor sell firearms

to anyone under 21.

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And it will no longer sell

high capacity magazines.

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This corporate

crackdown was announced

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on the morning that students

in Parkland returned

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to class for the first time

since the shooting at their high

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school - in which 17

people were killed.

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We followed one teenager who talked

about what it was like going back.

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They don't want us to bring

backpacks today, we are not going to

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really be using them because we are

not going to be doing much, it's all

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about healing. Going back to school

for the first time in about two

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weeks it feels really weird. Not

that one. I will bring this one. I

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get nervous because I am frightened

it will happen again. I know the

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chances are that it will not but I

am going to have that feeling for

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maybe the first week or two. Is it

going to fit in the small and tiny

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bag, that is the question? I think

eventually it will be normal but not

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the same normal it was before, it

will be a new type of normal because

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those 17 people are not going to be

there. It's going to be reared,

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going on and not seeing the coach at

all the sports events, it's going to

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be

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the building where the incident

occurred is currently shut down.

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There is a huge fence around it and

it has a police presence so we

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cannot go in there. So we are going

to be squished together in certain

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rooms, some of our rooms have been

relocated.

Welcome back.

Thank you.

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It's not going to be the same but

it's going to be OK.

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Let's get more from our

North America Correspondent Nada

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Tawfik in Parkland.

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These children have been so eloquent

and have campaigned hard on the

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issue of gun control, but two weeks

on this is the moment where they

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have to walk through the door of the

classrooms and face up to the awful

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things they went through?

Yeah,

absolutely. This has been an

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emotionally draining day for many of

those students. Behind me they

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walked this long stretch to the

school entrance and were greeted by

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teachers and police officers who

gave them high fives to raise their

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spirits and welcome them back. I

spoke to one student after school

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and she said she had a very hard

time, crying, having to be led into

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the class with the help of her peers

and seeing her teachers cracking

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with emotion while they tried to

remain strong. One student wears a

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red ribbon and he said that, to him,

symbolises that the students here

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have been empowered and have a voice

in this national and state debate

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here about gun control. They say

they do feel they have made a

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difference. You see it with

companies abandoning the NRA, today

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a major retailer saying they will no

longer sell assault rifles, Dick's

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sporting goods. There is a new

approach and how they speak to these

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children, they are a force to be

reckoned with because they do not

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shy away from being blunt about how

they feel. That was the main

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takeaway today, the students trying

to get back to some sense of

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normality but also feeling hopeful

because her voice has made a small

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difference but the difference

nonetheless.

Kill McAfee have moved

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a lot of people and a lot of emotion

to deal with, thank you.

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If a solution to the Irish border

question cannot be found

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during the Brexit negotiations

the EU says the border with the UK

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should effectively be

placed in the Irish sea,

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annexing Northern Ireland

from the rest of the UK.

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A legal text published today,

which seeks to spell out the terms

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of a divorce agreement,

proposes a "common regulatory

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area" between Northern

Ireland and the Republic.

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It also demands the UK makes

Europe's highest court the ultimate

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arbiter in future Brexit disputes.

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Theresa May told parliament

they were "demands no UK prime

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minister could ever accept".

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Our Europe Editor,

Katya Adler reports.

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In the historic process

in which the UK leaves the EU,

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this is a big moment -

the first legal draft

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of the UK's exit treaty.

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So how is it possible,

you might ask, to have a draft

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withdrawal agreement already

when Brexit negotiations

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are still ongoing?

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Well, this 120-page document

is the European Commission's

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understanding of what has been

agreed to date with the UK and of

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what it still wants to be agreed.

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So in here, we see that divorce

issues which were discussed,

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but not finalised, before Christmas.

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The rights of EU citizens

within the UK and UK citizens

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in the EU after Brexit.

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Also, the financial settlement,

the so-called Brexit Bill.

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And to the Irish border.

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Also in here, the transition

agreement, but no details

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of a future EU-UK trade deal,

because those talks

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haven't even started yet.

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The document's paragraphs

on Northern Ireland

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are particularly controversial.

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The EU's chief Brexit negotiator

came out today to defend them.

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We have applied imagination

and creativity, to find a specific

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solution to the unique challenge

that Brexit poses for the protection

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of the Good Friday Agreement.

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Mr Barnier said three options had

been agreed with the UK to avoid

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the reintroduction of a hard border

between Northern Ireland

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and the Irish Republic,

but he said the UK hadn't yet come

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forward with details.

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So his backstop solution involves

Northern Ireland remaining

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in a customs agreement with the EU

and in parts of the single market.

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You must also be aware

of the potentially explosive

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effect in the UK of this

Northern Ireland protocol.

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Is this perhaps

intentional, on your part?

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TRANSLATION:

I'm not trying

to provoke or create shock waves.

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I want these negotiations

to be a success.

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But let me remind you that it was

the UK's decision to leave and,

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as I've said from the beginning,

nobody should underestimate

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the consequences of this action.

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But the Prime Minister

was having none of it.

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The draft legal text

the Commission have published

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would, if implemented,

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undermine the UK Common Market

and threaten the constitutional

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integrity of the UK by creating

a customs and regulatory border down

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the Irish Sea, and no UK Prime

Minister could ever agree to it.

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The Prime Minister and the EU

do agree a hard border

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between Northern Ireland

and the Irish Republic must be

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avoided, but the Prime Minister's

negotiating position is complicated

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by the Government's reliance

for Parliamentary support

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on Northern Ireland's Democratic

Unionist Party.

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If we didn't leave the EU to oversee

the break-up of the United Kingdom,

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it would be catastrophic

economically, never mind

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politically, for Northern Ireland

to cut off from its biggest market.

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But this is not

where the story ends.

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This document is a first draft,

to be amended by EU member states,

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then negotiated with the Government

- which has plenty to say about it.

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Katya Adler, BBC News, Brussels.

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Is politicians spend a lot of time

talking about this and they came to

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some kind of agreement, is this a

case of when you come to an

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agreement which is basically a fudge

and they called it regulatory

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alignment, when you put the details

on at the fudge falls apart?

At some

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point you have to put it into legal

text. We were at the summit in

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December and they said they had

found an agreement on full

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alignment, no border between North

and South. What Michel Barnier is

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saying is this is the logical

extension, that if you reach no deal

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you have to put the border somewhere

and although they don't spell it out

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it would have to go in the Irish

Sea. Its highly provocative to

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suggest you are going to effectively

annexed part of the United Kingdom,

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mess with the internal market of the

UK and the constitutional

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arrangement between the UK and

Northern Ireland and that is

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hardening attitudes on both sides.

So is there a sense amongst

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Brexiteers in the UK today, watching

on social media for example, that

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this was deliberately provocative on

the part of Michel Barnier?

I think

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so, if you look at the social media

feeds of people who voted remain

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then it says surely this is what the

government expected, and indeed John

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Major set out today that the

question was always the there. David

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Davis with some justification has

said if you put the cart before the

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horrors and talk about the Ireland

issue as part of the divorce

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proceedings rather than part of the

solution and trade agreement then

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you will always arrive at this

point. Both sides feel they have

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facts on their side if you will but

it's something I think has hardened

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positions today in both camps.

Theresa May left in no easy position

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at all. He is often

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He's often described

as America's pastor and today

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a ceremony was held

in

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the US capitol to honor Billy Graham

- who is now lying there in honour.

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Graham died last week at the age

of 99 but since then he has been

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remembered for his impact

around the globe.

0:20:310:20:33

He preached the gospel in 185

countries and territories

0:20:330:20:35

and he prayed with every US

president from Harry

0:20:350:20:37

Truman to Barack Obama.

0:20:370:20:38

Today President Trump was among

those paying his respects

0:20:380:20:41

and delivering remarks.

0:20:410:20:46

an ambassador for Christ who

reminded the world of the power of

0:20:460:20:52

prayer and the gift of God 's grace.

Today we say a prayer for our

0:20:520:20:57

country, that all across this land

the Lord will raise up men and women

0:20:570:21:03

like Billy Graham to spread a

message of love and hope to every

0:21:030:21:11

precious child of God.

It's an

enormous honour for a private

0:21:110:21:19

citizen to be placed in Capitol

Hill, only four before.

Yeah, boot

0:21:190:21:29

Capitol Hill police officers who

were shot in attack were placed

0:21:290:21:35

there in honour and Rosa Parks, the

civil rights leader who defied the

0:21:350:21:39

bus segregation ban. We should

clarify, we are saying he is lying

0:21:390:21:48

in honour and not lying in state

because he was not a political or

0:21:480:21:51

military figure but he was someone

who united the country at a

0:21:510:21:55

different time when, he was somebody

who Republican and Democratic

0:21:550:22:00

presidents went to and prayed with

and you wonder in this very divided

0:22:000:22:05

time who could fill that kind of

role?

Extraordinary man.

0:22:050:22:12

Severe weather is

role?

Extraordinary man.

0:22:120:22:16

Severe weather is causing

role?

Extraordinary man.

0:22:160:22:16

Severe weather is causing problems

role?

Extraordinary man.

0:22:160:22:16

Severe weather is causing problems

across the United Kingdom and

0:22:160:22:18

Scotland's first ever red snow

warning has come in to place. It

0:22:180:22:21

urges people to take action now to

keep safe. Amber warnings are in

0:22:210:22:27

place for other parts of Scotland

and northern and eastern England.

0:22:270:22:30

It's been revealed that a murdered

Slovakian journalist was probing

0:22:300:22:34

alleged political corruption with

points to the Italian mafia. He was

0:22:340:22:39

shot dead at home. The Slovakian

Prime Minister has appealed for

0:22:390:22:43

information and is offering a 1

million euros reward.

The World

0:22:430:22:49

Championship surfer Mike Fanning who

vigorously fought off a great white

0:22:490:22:51

shark during competition retires

next month. The 36-year-old

0:22:510:22:57

nicknamed white lightning, he won

three world titles and will hang up

0:22:570:23:02

his surfboard in March saying he has

lost his drive to compete on a

0:23:020:23:05

day-to-day basis.

0:23:050:23:09

Meghan Markle has joined

Prince Harry and the Duke

0:23:090:23:11

and Duchess of Cambridge

for their first official

0:23:110:23:13

engagement together.

0:23:130:23:15

They were setting out their vision

for the future work of their

0:23:150:23:18

personal charitable organisation.

0:23:180:23:20

It's called the Royal Foundation

which Ms Markle will officially

0:23:200:23:23

join after her wedding

to Prince Harry in May.

0:23:230:23:25

Our Royal Correspondent

Nicholas Witchell reports.

0:23:250:23:28

They are the foursome who will take

the Royal family forward

0:23:280:23:31

for decades to come.

0:23:310:23:33

And on stage together

for the first time, they talked

0:23:330:23:35

about their mission.

0:23:350:23:37

William said it was to build

on what his parents

0:23:370:23:40

and grandparents had achieved.

0:23:400:23:49

Hold on to the values that have

always guided our family,

0:23:490:23:51

but seek to engage in public life

in a way that was updated

0:23:510:23:54

and relevant for our generation.

0:23:540:23:56

Attention inevitably

focused on the newcomer,

0:23:560:23:57

Meghan Markle underlined

the relevance of her agenda talking

0:23:570:23:59

about female empowerment.

0:23:590:24:00

You'll often hear people say,

0:24:000:24:02

"You're helping women

find their voices."

0:24:020:24:04

And I fundamentally disagree

with that, because women don't

0:24:040:24:07

need to find a voice.

0:24:070:24:08

They have a voice, they need to feel

empowered to use it,

0:24:080:24:11

and people need to be

encouraged to listen.

0:24:110:24:13

And I think, right now,

in the climate that we're seeing

0:24:130:24:17

with so many campaigns,

I mean, Me Too and Time's Up,

0:24:170:24:20

there is no better time

than to really continue to shine

0:24:200:24:22

a light on women feeling empowered,

and people really helping to support

0:24:220:24:25

them, men included in that.

0:24:250:24:32

Meghan said she was looking forward

to hitting the ground running

0:24:320:24:34

after her wedding.

0:24:340:24:38

Sitting next to her,

her future sister-in-law.

0:24:380:24:39

So how is it working as a foursome?

0:24:390:24:41

Working as family does have

its challenges, of course it does.

0:24:410:24:44

The fact that everyone's laughing

means that everybody knows

0:24:440:24:46

exactly what it's like.

LAUGHTER

0:24:460:24:49

But, look, you know,

we're stuck together

0:24:490:24:51

for the rest of our lives, so...

LAUGHTER

0:24:510:24:54

This is true.

Togetherness at its finest.

0:24:540:24:56

Togetherness, yeah, yeah.

0:24:560:24:58

Together and seeking

to make a difference.

0:24:580:25:00

Nicholas Witchell, BBC News.

0:25:000:25:08

Imagine if we had to say that, stuck

together for the rest of our lives.

0:25:080:25:14

Initially it said just 100 days and

now we are beyond 100 days! Who

0:25:140:25:19

knows?

How many more hundreds and

hundreds but congratulations to

0:25:190:25:23

them, they look happy.

The Royal

family in good hands by all counts.

0:25:230:25:30

This is Beyond 100

Days from the BBC.

0:25:300:25:32

Coming up for viewers

on the BBC News Channel

0:25:320:25:34

and BBC World News:

0:25:340:25:35

Same party, different politics -

the Brexit warning from a former

0:25:350:25:38

British Prime Minister

to Theresa May, but is

0:25:380:25:40

Sir John Major's intervention

too little, too late?

0:25:400:25:45

And white out - we've more

on the wild wintry weather that's

0:25:450:25:48

freezing over the UK and Europe.

0:25:480:25:50

The 'beast from the east'

is going nowhere fast.

0:25:500:25:52

That's still to come.

0:25:520:25:55

This week has got ever colder,

Everson Neuer and parts of Scotland

0:26:100:26:15

bearing the brunt of the heaviest

snow. Met Office warnings, this red

0:26:150:26:21

area covering much of the central

belt, the highest level of warning,

0:26:210:26:27

snow piling up, dangerous situation

particularly for anyone still

0:26:270:26:30

travelling but the advice is not to.

This amber area through the rest of

0:26:300:26:35

north-east Scotland and East of

England, further snow showers will

0:26:350:26:38

add to the accumulations we've got.

Elsewhere scattered snow showers,

0:26:380:26:46

there will be clear spells but as we

take a closer look at this snow

0:26:460:26:52

running, we have put totals, some

spots will get even more than Nasa

0:26:520:26:55

by the time it's all said and done.

This very serious situation

0:26:550:27:02

considers into the morning.

Increasing cloud, tempters maybe not

0:27:020:27:06

as low as they were last night but

it's bitterly cold overnight,

0:27:060:27:10

another severe frost and it fields

colder in the wind. Into tomorrow

0:27:100:27:14

those showers continue to affect

Scotland, a few elsewhere but

0:27:140:27:19

starting to see outbreaks of snow

rather than just snow showers across

0:27:190:27:23

parts of southern England during

Thursday then reaching parts of

0:27:230:27:27

Wales as well. The wind picks up

with this as well. Look at that in

0:27:270:27:36

Cardiff, feeling like -11 at times.

And things could get quite dangerous

0:27:360:27:41

as we run through Thursday evening

and night into south-west England

0:27:410:27:45

and Wales, an area of low pressure,

this wind pushing moisture and

0:27:450:27:52

North, the snow turning heavier,

drifting in the wind as well, the

0:27:520:27:58

amber warning on through Thursday

evening and night, the situation

0:27:580:28:01

could go downhill quite quickly,

quite icy as well, some spots into

0:28:010:28:05

Friday, further south less cold

starting to move in but that brings

0:28:050:28:09

a risk of freezing rain. On through

Friday we have an area of snow

0:28:090:28:14

affecting England and Wales into

Northern Ireland so quite widely we

0:28:140:28:17

will be seeing centimetres in places

with an impact on travel and we

0:28:170:28:22

still have snow showers running into

Eastern Scotland. It's still

0:28:220:28:26

bitterly cold and colder in the

wind.

0:28:260:28:29

This is Beyond 100 Days, with me,

Katty Kay, in Washington.

0:30:060:30:09

Christian Fraser's in London.

0:30:090:30:11

Our top stories.

0:30:110:30:14

One of President Trump's top

advisers and son-in-law,

0:30:140:30:15

Jared Kushner, has his White House

security clearance downgraded -

0:30:150:30:18

thought to be linked

to his business dealings.

0:30:180:30:22

A warning on Brexit from a former UK

Prime Minister who urges Theresa May

0:30:220:30:25

to put country before party and not

rule out a second referendum.

0:30:250:30:31

No-one can truly know what the will

of the people may then be,

0:30:310:30:37

so let Parliament decide or put

the issue back to the people.

0:30:370:30:43

Also coming up in

the next half hour.

0:30:430:30:47

Three years of fighting,

millions are starving and a civil

0:30:470:30:50

war that threatens to get worse -

we've a special report

0:30:500:30:53

from inside Yemen.

0:30:530:30:55

The capital Sanaa is

the prize in this war -

0:30:550:30:58

the Houthis want to keep it,

the ousted government wants it back.

0:30:580:31:01

But to take the fight into this

historic, densely-populated city

0:31:010:31:05

would be a bloody urban battle.

0:31:050:31:12

Let us know your thoughts

by using the hashtag

0:31:120:31:15

#Beyond100Days.

0:31:150:31:21

There's nothing unusual about splits

in the Conservative Party,

0:31:220:31:28

but it is highly unusual

for a former Prime Minister

0:31:280:31:31

to criticise his successor.

0:31:310:31:31

Today Sir John Major said

Theresa May was guilty of "bad

0:31:310:31:34

politics" over Brexit.

0:31:340:31:36

And he accused his fellow

Conservatives of putting

0:31:360:31:39

party politics above

the national interest.

0:31:390:31:42

Sir John wants Theresa May

to guarantee a free vote

0:31:420:31:48

for Conservative MPs when the final

Brexit deal is eventually

0:31:480:31:51

put to Parliament.

0:31:510:31:52

His interjection comes ahead

of the Prime Minister's speech

0:31:520:31:54

on Friday in which she will set

out her opening,

0:31:540:31:56

negotiating position.

0:31:560:32:03

There was a majority for

0:32:030:32:03

negotiating position.

0:32:030:32:03

There was a majority for Brexit.

0:32:030:32:05

negotiating position.

0:32:030:32:05

There was a majority for Brexit.

0:32:050:32:05

There was a majority for Brexit. But

0:32:050:32:05

There was a majority for Brexit. But

there was no overwhelming mandate to

0:32:050:32:09

ignore the reservations of 16

million voters who believe it will

0:32:090:32:13

be a harmful change of direction for

our country. Brexit has been the

0:32:130:32:19

most divisive issue of my political

lifetime. It has divided not only

0:32:190:32:25

the four Nations of the UK but

regions within those nations. It has

0:32:250:32:31

divided political parties,

colleagues, families, friends and

0:32:310:32:34

the young from the old. As the

ballot box showed us very clearly on

0:32:340:32:38

referendum day. I believe the

government should take a further,

0:32:380:32:44

very brave and bold decision. I

believe they should invite

0:32:440:32:49

Parliament to accept or reject the

final outcome on a free vote. I know

0:32:490:32:54

the instinct historically of every

government is to oppose free votes.

0:32:540:33:02

But the government should we the

advantages of having one very

0:33:020:33:06

carefully. They may find it is in

their own interest to do so. There

0:33:060:33:11

are some very practical reasons in

favour of a free vote. Brexit is a

0:33:110:33:17

unique decision. It will affect the

lives of the British nation for

0:33:170:33:22

generations to come. And if it

flops, there will be the most

0:33:220:33:29

terrible backlash.

0:33:290:33:31

A short while ago we spoke to former

Conservative leader,

0:33:310:33:34

and leading Brexit campaigner,

Iain Duncan Smith.

0:33:340:33:36

And I put it to him

that Sir John Major,

0:33:360:33:38

a former UK Prime Minister,

attacking a sitting

0:33:380:33:40

Prime Minister from his own party

is quite unprecedented.

0:33:400:33:46

It is always advisable for people

who have left the job they are in to

0:33:460:33:53

keep their own council as much as

possible and they haven't got

0:33:530:33:56

anything to say that is helpful.

What he does say is Brexit is such a

0:33:560:34:01

fundamental change in direction for

the UK that it makes sense to offer

0:34:010:34:04

a free vote to Conservative MPs, it

is smart politics because it puts

0:34:040:34:10

the onus on Parliament rather than

the Conservative Party if it goes

0:34:100:34:13

wrong?

I do find this surprising,

this is a Prime Minister, who during

0:34:130:34:21

the Maastricht debates insisted on a

very strict whip and we were not

0:34:210:34:24

given any free votes and a bunch of

Conservative MPs had the whip taken

0:34:240:34:28

off them and were kicked out of the

party for a period for disobeying

0:34:280:34:33

the whip and voting against and then

people were dragged in on ambulances

0:34:330:34:38

and all sorts to various votes in a

very strict three line whip. I do

0:34:380:34:43

find this a little bit strange, the

Prime Minister, John Major when he

0:34:430:34:49

was Prime Minister, was less than

kind or helpful over those who

0:34:490:34:52

apparently had issues of conscience.

I don't agree with them and I think

0:34:520:34:56

the government policy is to deliver

on the vote of the British people,

0:34:560:35:00

they had a vote and he and others

may not like it but the British

0:35:000:35:03

people voted and they said they

wanted to leave and we have to

0:35:030:35:06

deliver on that. It was made clear

at the time by all of those

0:35:060:35:11

including him that you must leave

the Customs Union and single market

0:35:110:35:15

and therefore they all knew what

they were voting on.

Theresa May

0:35:150:35:19

said no UK Prime Minister could

accept what the EU has set out today

0:35:190:35:23

on Ireland and the border issue.

They question why they are

0:35:230:35:28

surprised, we talked about the

agreement in December and there

0:35:280:35:31

seems to have been movement together

in December it towards a solution.

0:35:310:35:34

We seem to be back where we were

last summer.

No because the view of

0:35:340:35:40

the European Union commission and

Ireland is playing political games

0:35:400:35:44

with an important issue. The reality

is there is a report from the

0:35:440:35:50

European Union in Parliament that

says there is no need to go down

0:35:500:35:52

this road, no need for a hard border

with border posts and everything

0:35:520:35:58

else, in that report they make it

clear that technology is there for

0:35:580:36:01

us to make this very relaxed and

straightforward and if we manage to

0:36:010:36:06

control and get after illegal arms

and illegal drugs crossing the

0:36:060:36:09

border by dealing with the Irish

Gardai and police service away from

0:36:090:36:14

the border, it is even easier to

deal with legitimate products

0:36:140:36:19

crossing the border. There is no

need and this has been conjured up

0:36:190:36:23

for one reason only, the idea is to

use this as a stick to beat a dog to

0:36:230:36:29

tell the British government they

have to leave Ireland in the Customs

0:36:290:36:33

Union and get us to change our mind.

It will not happen and there is no

0:36:330:36:37

need for a hard border.

You mention

social media earlier, that was Iain

0:36:370:36:44

Duncan-Smith and we have been

getting some tweets from people who

0:36:440:36:48

say, this is making Ireland suffer

because of decisions were taken in

0:36:480:36:53

England, in the rest of the UK, and

they will have a country divided

0:36:530:36:57

because of Brexit?

That is a feeling

that is felt acutely in Ireland but

0:36:570:37:03

then you have to go back to the Good

Friday Agreement, and effectively,

0:37:030:37:08

symbolically, there was a

triple-lock because he had three

0:37:080:37:11

parties involved, you had the Irish

government, you have the people of

0:37:110:37:17

Northern Ireland, both Protestant

and Catholic, and the UK government.

0:37:170:37:21

Only because of that triple-lock,

Ireland, in the end, removed its

0:37:210:37:26

claim to Northern Ireland and

Catholics play their rightful place

0:37:260:37:29

within the UK. And I think both

sides, the Irish and British side,

0:37:290:37:36

are sensitive to that issue. Last

night, the European affairs

0:37:360:37:42

spokesman for Fine Gael in Ireland

was asked 34 times on the BBC when

0:37:420:37:47

the border was going to go and he

did not want to say that it was

0:37:470:37:50

going to go in the Irish Sea. At all

costs! He understands that if it is

0:37:500:37:56

seen that Northern Ireland starts to

drift back towards Ireland, that

0:37:560:38:00

undermines the Good Friday

Agreement.

He sees that as

0:38:000:38:05

controversial, you made the point

that the John Major intervention was

0:38:050:38:08

not welcomed by many entries Theresa

May's circle but we should put this

0:38:080:38:12

in context because John Major

chooses his words carefully and has

0:38:120:38:17

moments -- his moments to intervene.

He would say, I felt I had to say

0:38:170:38:22

something that this crisis point?

He

is not the only former Prime

0:38:220:38:28

Minister, Tony Blair has his own

initiative which he is trying to

0:38:280:38:31

push for the government, to put

Brexit to one side, ultimately. But

0:38:310:38:36

a soft Brexit if it has to be.

People like Iain Duncan Smith would

0:38:360:38:41

say, he did not allow a free vote on

my street and he warned us about

0:38:410:38:47

these things back in the 1990s and

many decisions that he took, on the

0:38:470:38:53

exchange rate etc, proved to be

folly so he does not have a very

0:38:530:38:57

good record on the sort of things.

John Major is no stranger to have --

0:38:570:39:03

having our former Prime Minister

intervened on his watch.

0:39:030:39:06

On Tuesday's programme we spoke

about the catastrophic

0:39:060:39:08

conditions in Yemen,

one of the Arab world's poorest

0:39:080:39:10

countries, devastated by civil war.

0:39:100:39:11

Now we have a special report

from inside the country, almost

0:39:110:39:14

three years since the Saudi-led

coalition launched its first air

0:39:140:39:17

strikes against the Houthi

rebels in Yemen, sparking

0:39:170:39:18

an all-out armed conflict.

0:39:190:39:20

The situation is so bad,

the UN now says it's become

0:39:200:39:23

the world's worst man-made

humanitarian disaster and right now,

0:39:230:39:25

more than eight million

people across Yemen

0:39:250:39:27

are at risk of starvation.

0:39:270:39:30

The BBC's Chief International

Correspondent Lyse Doucet

0:39:300:39:32

sent us this report.

0:39:320:39:35

High above the Arabian Peninsula,

just off the coast of Yemen.

0:39:370:39:43

Saudi Arabia and its allies

have ruled these skies

0:39:430:39:46

since the war began.

0:39:460:39:49

And they control the seas below.

0:39:490:39:52

These shipping lanes

are a vital gateway

0:39:520:39:54

for the world's energy supplies.

0:39:540:39:57

And a smuggling route

for illicit goods.

0:39:570:40:01

Among them, the Saudis say,

weapons that Iran supplies

0:40:010:40:05

to Yemen's Houthi fighters.

0:40:050:40:10

We land on board a Saudi warship.

0:40:100:40:13

Inspecting vessels

bound for the port.

0:40:130:40:18

Most of Yemen's imports flow through

there but it is in Houthi hands.

0:40:180:40:23

Saudis are on the look out

for suspicious vessels.

0:40:230:40:28

We meet the captain,

whose mission is a crucial

0:40:280:40:31

front line in this war.

0:40:310:40:33

Operational rules are to treat

all vessels as suspicious?

0:40:330:40:35

Yes.

0:40:350:40:42

Even humanitarian.

0:40:420:40:43

A Naval blockade has

been lifted for now.

0:40:430:40:46

It had obstructed vital medicine,

food and fuel from reaching

0:40:460:40:48

Yemenis in desperate need.

0:40:480:40:51

But this war grinds on.

0:40:510:40:55

And on the ground,

it is Yemen's army who are

0:40:550:40:58

battling Houthi fighters.

0:40:580:41:03

Advancing slowly on hostile terrain.

0:41:030:41:04

Mountain by mountain.

0:41:040:41:08

Seizing strategic heights

of the approach to the capital.

0:41:080:41:18

The capital, Sanaa,

is the prize in this war.

0:41:210:41:23

The Houthis want to keep it and

the ousted government wants it back.

0:41:230:41:27

To take the fight into

the heart of this historic,

0:41:270:41:29

densely populated city,

it would be a bloody urban battle.

0:41:290:41:31

All roads in this war

lead to this capital.

0:41:310:41:34

Yemeni forces and their allies

have an ambitious plan.

0:41:340:41:37

Surround Sanaa and force

the Houthis to surrender.

0:41:370:41:43

But their enemy is well entrenched.

0:41:430:41:48

Supported by Iran, the Houthis

are well trained and well supplied.

0:41:480:41:54

Ballistic missiles have reached

the heart of the Saudi kingdom.

0:41:540:41:58

And fear is part

of their arsenal also.

0:41:580:42:02

Hundreds of journalists

and political opponents have been

0:42:020:42:03

detained arbitrarily.

0:42:030:42:05

Many have fled.

0:42:050:42:08

In a government-controlled area,

we meet 27-year-old Abbas.

0:42:080:42:11

His crime?

0:42:120:42:13

Posting comments on social media.

0:42:130:42:19

He tells us, they hung me

up, tortured me until

0:42:190:42:22

I fell unconscious.

0:42:220:42:24

When he woke up he couldn't move.

0:42:240:42:26

Imagine, he says, in

a second you cannot walk.

0:42:260:42:29

What can I be now?

0:42:290:42:33

But Yemenis live with other fears.

0:42:330:42:37

This is the impact of the Saudi air

strike in a neighbourhood close

0:42:370:42:40

to the Defence Ministry.

0:42:400:42:42

The Saudi-led coalition has been

pounding enemy positions.

0:42:420:42:45

Armed with the most sophisticated

weaponry from allies

0:42:450:42:48

like Britain, the US and France.

0:42:480:42:50

The Saudis insist civilians

are not a target.

0:42:500:42:53

But they are being hit.

0:42:530:42:56

This family, like many

others, lost their home

0:42:560:42:58

in a coalition bombing.

0:42:580:43:01

They had taken refuge here.

0:43:010:43:06

We are begging for help,

cries this woman.

0:43:060:43:08

Yesterday my three

children did not eat.

0:43:080:43:11

I am ill, always ill.

0:43:110:43:14

Neither dead nor alive.

0:43:140:43:18

It is hard to escape from this war.

0:43:180:43:20

It has pushed these families

from place to place.

0:43:200:43:24

At this temporary settlement

they are digging in.

0:43:240:43:27

Trying to make a new home

from the little they now have.

0:43:270:43:30

The Arab world's poorest nation now

a battle ground for regional powers

0:43:300:43:35

in a Middle East which grows

ever more combustible.

0:43:350:43:38

Saudi Arabia and Iran know

they are playing with fire.

0:43:380:43:42

Great reporting.

0:43:530:43:54

In the next half hour

President Trump will be hosting

0:43:540:43:57

Democratic and Republican lawmakers

at the White House to discuss

0:43:570:44:00

the issue of gun control.

0:44:000:44:00

In the wake of the Parkland shooting

there have been a number

0:44:000:44:03

of proposals but will Congress take

action or simply hit gridlock?

0:44:030:44:06

Back with us is Ron Christie.

0:44:060:44:12

President Trump has called singer

Republicans, some who have

0:44:120:44:17

proposals, to come to the White

House to see if anything can be

0:44:170:44:19

done.

Where would you put your

fortune? I think you will find an

0:44:190:44:26

initiative to extend the age of long

guns, from 18 to 21. Will

0:44:260:44:32

Republicans agree to that? Possibly,

the President seems very inclined to

0:44:320:44:37

want to do this, I think he can get

enough moderate Republicans, over a

0:44:370:44:45

third of Republicans are retiring

from office and if you can get them

0:44:450:44:47

in a coalition with Democrats, that

could pass.

Christian NRA has made

0:44:470:44:52

it clear they don't like that.

Republicans don't really know where

0:44:520:44:57

the President is, he has put forward

a lot of proposals but they are

0:44:570:45:03

facing in the primaries, the second

Amendment supporters, energy on the

0:45:030:45:07

left, do they want a fight over the

second Amendment?

They don't and

0:45:070:45:12

this is perilous for Republicans, as

you have identified, on one hand

0:45:120:45:18

they are strong proponents of the

second Amendment, the right to bear

0:45:180:45:22

arms, but there is a new atmosphere

here, that these school shootings,

0:45:220:45:27

something has to be done and

politically we are looking at this

0:45:270:45:31

from the prism of politics and

Republicans don't want to be seen as

0:45:310:45:33

standing on the sidelines when the

President and Democrats are trying

0:45:330:45:38

to do something.

The story that came

out from the sports chain, how

0:45:380:45:45

significant is that?

Removed from

the corporate sector? That is

0:45:450:45:51

significant, this organisation said

we will no longer sell high-capacity

0:45:510:45:55

magazines, this type of armament, we

in the private sector are taking an

0:45:550:46:00

affirmative step because we don't

want these guns were people who

0:46:000:46:02

should not have them.

Thank you very

much.

0:46:020:46:06

This is Beyond 100 Days.

0:46:060:46:07

Still to come - 'Snowverload'.

0:46:070:46:09

We've some of the best pictures

from around Europe and the UK -

0:46:090:46:12

as the Arctic blast

of weather really bites.

0:46:120:46:15

Here in the UK, they've been

big high street names

0:46:250:46:27

for more than 30 years -

but now Toys "R" Us

0:46:270:46:30

and the electrical chain Maplin

have both collapsed.

0:46:300:46:32

Emma Simpson reports.

0:46:320:46:33

# With toys in their millions

0:46:330:46:34

# All under one roof

0:46:340:46:36

# It's Called Toys'R'Us!...#

0:46:360:46:37

It was a force to be reckoned with,

pulling in shoppers

0:46:370:46:40

with its American-style megastores.

0:46:400:46:44

Today, the Magic's long gone.

0:46:440:46:48

Some stores were already

closing to cut costs.

0:46:480:46:50

But it wasn't enough.

0:46:500:46:54

It's a shame, but it's not

probably a great surprise.

0:46:540:46:56

It's been on the cards for a while.

0:46:560:47:02

Because I've four children,

grown up now, but we always used

0:47:020:47:05

to come here for their toys,

so it's a shame.

0:47:050:47:07

So what went wrong for Toys'R'Us?

0:47:070:47:09

They are too reliant on these

large out-of-town stores.

0:47:090:47:13

But a lot of the problems

are actually self-inflicted.

0:47:130:47:15

They overlooked the importance

of online, where about 40%

0:47:150:47:17

of toy sales take place.

0:47:170:47:20

And perhaps more importantly,

they've neglected their stores.

0:47:200:47:24

Toys'R'Us has been struggling

for years, a business way down

0:47:240:47:27

by huge amounts of debt.

0:47:270:47:31

Its American owners filed

for bankruptcy protection

0:47:310:47:32

in the States last autumn.

0:47:320:47:37

And today, this toy story ended

with the UK chain effectively

0:47:370:47:41

running out of cash.

0:47:410:47:44

And tonight, the man tasked

with rescuing it told me

0:47:440:47:47

that wouldn't be easy.

0:47:470:47:49

Whilst we're going to make every

effort to sell the business,

0:47:490:47:52

I think realistically

there is a small chance that

0:47:520:47:55

someone will come through.

0:47:550:47:56

And if they do, it will be

for parts of the business,

0:47:560:47:59

and certainly not for the business

as a whole, and certainly not

0:47:590:48:02

in its existing format.

0:48:020:48:03

Maplin also collapsed today

with more than 200 stores.

0:48:030:48:06

It blamed a slowdown in consumer

spending and higher costs.

0:48:060:48:10

It's been a bleak winter

for many retailers.

0:48:100:48:14

Today, two big casualties,

and thousands of jobs on the line.

0:48:140:48:18

The shops are still trading,

but for how much longer?

0:48:180:48:20

Emma Simpson, BBC News.

0:48:200:48:30

You're watching Beyond 100 Days

and we're watching Italy

0:48:300:48:32

because voters there will be

going to the polls on Sunday

0:48:320:48:35

to elect their next government.

0:48:350:48:36

A new voting system means

a coalition on the right

0:48:360:48:42

is highly likely led

by Silvio Berlusconi's Forza Italia.

0:48:420:48:44

That said, polls suggest

the Eurosceptic, anti-establishment

0:48:440:48:52

Five Star Movement will be

the single most popular

0:48:520:48:54

party among voters.

0:48:540:48:55

Immigration is the key

issue in the election.

0:48:550:48:57

I have been speaking to one

of their MP's Manlio Di Stefano,

0:48:570:49:01

about where his party currently

stands on the issue?

0:49:010:49:02

We want to take care of all those

who have the right to stay, asylum

0:49:020:49:09

seekers, persecuted people, all of

this, and to do that we need to fix

0:49:090:49:13

the internal problems so we are

asking in a strong way, 12 mandatory

0:49:130:49:20

quotas around the 27 countries and

internally intently, all around the

0:49:200:49:25

8000 cities we have.

How European

are you because in the past you said

0:49:250:49:32

you wanted to hold a referendum on

the single currency?

We never said

0:49:320:49:40

that the European Union has to be

destroyed, this was storytelling

0:49:400:49:46

that was made to attack us. We are

always saying that we think to be

0:49:460:49:52

European, we want to be European but

with this currency and the way that

0:49:520:49:59

all economic system is managed, the

European Union will collapse. Can

0:49:590:50:04

you imagine that were under the same

currency but we don't have the same

0:50:040:50:10

taxation between countries? Can you

remember that every month there is a

0:50:100:50:17

big Italian enterprise that moves to

Slovakia and Poland, to Hungary,

0:50:170:50:21

because they find better taxation,

maybe 15 or 20 points under the

0:50:210:50:29

Italian one. If we don't have the

same rules we cannot be the same

0:50:290:50:33

family.

Either reform or do away

with that?

To reform the economic

0:50:330:50:39

system is the only way to keep the

European Union alive. We are sceptic

0:50:390:50:47

that the Eurozone, but with the EU.

We can fix one of them to save the

0:50:470:50:53

other.

It is true that the new

electoral rules that have come in a

0:50:530:50:58

few months ago. You going into

government.

The other parties will

0:50:580:51:02

prevent that? The day that Mr Renzi

and Mr Berlusconi draft of this law,

0:51:020:51:14

it was ten points higher than right

now, therefore to be in want to

0:51:140:51:17

create a coalition like they did in

2014 and a second government

0:51:170:51:23

together, but now everything has

changed so in any way, you will have

0:51:230:51:29

the numbers, they will have to

consider as as fundamental. I don't

0:51:290:51:37

know if we will have the numbers to

create our own government alone. But

0:51:370:51:42

surely they will not do at the same.

It will be like... Our proposal to

0:51:420:51:49

create a coalition on a specific

programme will be the only decision

0:51:490:51:55

for this country.

I was reading a

piece in the Washington post looking

0:51:550:52:02

at Germany and young voters who are

fed up with the establishment

0:52:020:52:06

coalition politics. They don't want

people making big copper misers.

0:52:060:52:10

They are moving towards Populist

parties on both ends of the

0:52:100:52:13

spectrum. Particularly the far

right. I wonder if you could see

0:52:130:52:18

parallels between what has happened

in Germany recently and this

0:52:180:52:21

election in Italy?

Absolutely, to

illustrate the parties, you have got

0:52:210:52:28

Five Star Movement at the top and

these will be coalitions after the

0:52:280:52:33

weekend, the one at the bottom,

Forza Italia, Silvio Berlusconi

0:52:330:52:38

cannot be the Prime Minister because

he was banned after his things in

0:52:380:52:44

the court and he is a kingmaker

potentially with brothers of Italy

0:52:440:52:48

with fascist roots, and we also have

Lega and this smaller group, and the

0:52:480:52:58

question is whether Silvio

Berlusconi can rein in the hard

0:52:580:53:00

right sentiments are some of those

parties, particularly when it comes

0:53:000:53:04

to migration and security. He maybe

starts to look to the party on the

0:53:040:53:10

centre-left, the Democrats, for a

grand coalition or whether it is our

0:53:100:53:14

supply arrangement on different

issues. But certainly, Five Star

0:53:140:53:20

Movement are big force and the

problems are not going away.

0:53:200:53:24

Now, we've been talking about it

enough - and as we've been seeing,

0:53:240:53:27

the Beast from the East is hitting

the UK in a big way.

0:53:270:53:30

There's a very serious side to this

storm, but we've been getting

0:53:300:53:33

some incredible pictures

of the Arctic blast.

0:53:330:53:35

Here's a time-lapse of the snow

falling over London -

0:53:350:53:40

you can see the dome

of St Paul's Cathedral disappearing

0:53:400:53:45

as the weather system moves through.

0:53:450:53:47

This is the view of our building,

New Broadcasting House,

0:53:470:53:49

and a special camera fixed

across the road - it even has

0:53:490:53:55

wipers to clean the lens.

0:53:550:53:56

And of course, the view

of the Houses of Parliament,

0:53:560:53:58

just down the road.

0:53:580:53:59

Cold enough for you, Katty?

0:53:590:54:06

We should ban the phrase, based from

the east! But this is serious.

0:54:060:54:12

Children have got farms in the

country and people are vulnerable,

0:54:120:54:15

losing livestock. We have a family

in Scotland who are farmers and they

0:54:150:54:23

have been Scotland -- have been

suffering. And young people around

0:54:230:54:27

the country. It is a very serious

storm. And it is not going anywhere

0:54:270:54:31

quickly.

0:54:310:54:32

I've had a look through some

of those pictures too

0:54:320:54:35

and I particularly like these

ones from Cornwall.

0:54:350:54:37

A smooth way to travel here -

no travel disruption on a snowboard,

0:54:370:54:40

or a quad bike, for that matter.

0:54:400:54:42

In Norfolk, here's a couple who just

hopped on their skis.

0:54:420:54:49

You should have tried that this

morning!

What did you do?

0:54:490:54:57

I'm going to go one better

in the bravery stakes, Katty -

0:54:570:54:59

and the Irish are a hardy bunch.

0:54:590:55:07

Take these brave swimmers taking a

dip. Certifiable definition! This is

0:55:070:55:17

Galway Bay on the West Coast. Very

popular with the locals. This was me

0:55:170:55:25

walking in this morning. There is an

unhealthy interest in whether I am

0:55:250:55:30

wearing my leggings. I am wearing my

long johns. This was out of my

0:55:300:55:34

window this morning. Your office has

never looked quite so romantic! I am

0:55:340:55:40

working on double shift tonight. I

will be here right through the

0:55:400:55:44

night. I will not get home! Because

people could not make it in. I am

0:55:440:55:50

hard-core. I will be with you

through the night.

0:55:500:55:58

Back same time

through the night.

0:55:580:55:58

Back same time tomorrow.

through the night.

0:55:580:56:03

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