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the real beast from the east,
Vladimir Putin announces an arsenal
of missiles he said is invincible.
He boasts his new weapons can blast
through any defences. Why is he
telling the world about it now?
At his annual State of the nation
address, Putin says the world had
listened to Russia, but now it will.
From cold water trade war, President
Trump announces big tariffs on steel
and aluminium imports with important
implications for America's global
Also on the programme, near miss,
the moment a bus slips and slides
its way around a car as the bitterly
cold arctic blast beds in across the
UK and Europe.
And up for an Oscar, the profoundly
deaf six-year-old, who is heading to
Get in touch with us.
I'm Katty Kay in Washington,
Christian Fraser is in London.
Nothing subtle about Vlad Putin's
militaristic speech today. He now
has the weapons of war he claims to
make Russia a full to be reckoned
with, Mr Putin said the new missile
system can fly at 20 times the speed
of sound, which makes it invincible.
Surrounded by high-tech video
animations of missiles flying across
the Atlantic Hotel the president
said it was the inevitable response
to missile defence is the United
States, it its Western allies have
installed in Europe and South Korea.
The Pentagon said it knew about
these weapons, but Mr Putin's
defiant tone ahead of the election
later this month is raising
This was a state of the nation
speech like no other by President
Ide voted much of it to announcing
Russia had been developing an array
of sophisticated new strategic
In response, he said, to the United
States gilding part of its missile
defence system around the Russian
And adding to the drama, the
president came equipped with videos
and graphics of some of the new
This, apparently, a nuclear powered
underwater drone, which it claimed
could carry a nuclear warhead and
cannot be stopped.
It is designed to attack enemy
warships and coastal defences.
And then there are claims Russia has
been developing a new generation of
intercontinental ballistic missile
is like this one. Capable of
carrying multiple warheads and
penetrating all missile defence
systems. If it's true, Russia will
soon be able to bypass Nato defence
systems. It would be a game changer.
But in Washington today, defence
officials were sceptical about Mr
These weapons have
been in developed mode a very long
time. So, no. Our nuclear posture
review takes all of this into
There's no doubt the Kremlin has
been pawing me into its Armed Forces
for years now, creating a much more
sophisticated military, including
viz stealth warplanes, recently
transferred to Syria.
And with these latest announcements,
Mr Putin has upped the ante with the
west. It's perhaps no coincidence,
though, it comes just a few weeks
before the country holds a
Let's talk to the vice president.
These at the core Dieng down and for
International peace, working on
Russian affairs for President
senior and the Clinton
administrations. Thanks for coming
in. That point that Russia is upping
the anti-, the Pentagon says it knew
about the weapons systems already,
but the tone President Putin today,
the world will now listen to us,
there must be some concern about
President Putin loves
to be talked about. Having this
attention and the world stage has
been something he craves and seems
to always have a knack for
attracting. The reality is what your
correspondent said at the end of his
report, he is coming into an
election in March on the 18th, which
has been the lifeless. Campaign, and
is losing attention from the people
he needs to turn out on March the
18th. It is showing Russia is back
and we have great literary ability,
doing things that will rattle the
United States, that is one of the
only things he has now to sing a
late interest in the election, which
has been a sleeper.
Is the rest of
the world not paying enough
We have today launched a
project that looks at what we are
calling the return of global Russia.
Without making the Russians look ten
feet tall, we are seeing the
Russians aren't very sustained.
Since 2012, they have pushed
themselves into parts of the world
where they want to take the US down
a peg or they want to see some of
the vat use that Donald Trump has
created. We are seeing that pattern
across the Middle East, even to
South Africa and Latin America.
That is the point, people have asked
today if we are at the beginning of
a new Cold War, a new arms race.
What is similar to the Cold War is
the big powers, and you can factor
China into that now, of trying to
reframe the world, bring countries
into their sphere. The Russians have
made quite an advanced in the last
Yes and no. The Russians do not have
a lot of allies, and they do not
have a big cheque-book. China has
partners and a big cheque-book.
Really, at the moment, they are
aiming at the ways to make the US
less dominant, and on the cheap make
themselves look relevant. They have
been doing this with extraordinary
effectiveness, in terms of
undermining Western institutions,
creating problems inside the Nato
alliance, inside the European Union,
and by all the campaign of
interference with elections. They
have found a toolkit and are honing
that toolkit, but it doesn't
necessarily make Russia the actor
that's going to solve problems.
China is in a slightly different
agenda here with trying to change
the way the world is run, and take
for themselves significant was once
And on the issue of the arms race,
the Pentagon is telling people today
that it knew about these weapons,
how does he react? They have been
looking at nuclear weapons, new age
in Korea where is, what sort of
things can they do?
We are in a
feedback loop, if you go back to the
days of the George Bush 43 admits
written, the United States ended
what was the antiballistic Missile
Treaty, signed in the early 1970s.
It set worries inside the Russian
military that something was being
built by the United States that
would basically negate their
strategic deterrent. For them, right
now, they have had a decade plus to
get ready for this moment, where
they tried to show the United States
that they can remain potent. The
nuclear posture review, the National
security strategy, they all included
phrasings about Russia as an
important as the Sarri for the
United States, and we are setting in
motion slowly but surely an arms
race dynamic between the United
States and Russia. How far it goes
and what it means for nuclear
weapons and other key weapons
systems is something that needs to
be worked out.
Thank you for joining
us. We have been so focused on North
Korea, Christian, on this programme,
and the imminent attack from North
Korea, something the United States
is taking seriously as well, but
with the strategic review coming out
of the Pentagon a few weeks ago, it
is clear that Russia is something as
they had to look at, as if there
weren't enough things the US had to
weigh around the world at a time
when the United States under Donald
Trump is pulling back from global
engagement come it is the dichotomy
we are in.
That is true. The big Nato powers,
Germany, Britain, America, they are
distracted at the moment. Angela
Merkel has her own problems with the
Coalition in Germany, and of course,
Britain is focused on Brexit. I
wonder if there are mixed messages
in the United States when it comes
specifically to Russia. We heard
from Adam Rogers speaking to
Congress the other day. He said the
president directed him to retaliate,
so I wonder if the Pentagon thinks,
what are we supposed to do when we
see these Russian threats?
there are plenty of people on
Capitol Hill, especially Democrats
and Republicans, too, that would
argue the United States has already
been under attack from Russia, not
in a conventional sense, but through
cyber during the cause of the
election, and the president hasn't
nearly been tough enough in his
rhetoric, at least, towards Vladimir
Putin because of that.
Since the end of the Second World
War, free trade has been linked to
global prosperity and peace. Today,
Donald Trump said he did not believe
in the Islington and took a
protectionist step in a new
direction for America. The president
announced the US will impose stiff
tariffs on steel and aluminium
imports from other countries.
The people that feared Mr Trump
would start a global trade war, this
is the first series indication that
he might do so. For the President's
supporters, it was an important
campaign commitment. He says he will
sign off on the financial penalties
We'll be imposing tariffs
on steel imports and tariffs
on aluminium imports.
And you're going to see a lot
of good things happen.
You're going to see
expansions of the companies,
what's been allowed
to go on for decades is disgraceful.
Since the announcement of that, the
Dow is down 500 points. With us is
Nick Bryant, this is something the
president said he would do during
the cause of the campaign. He held
off for a year, was this inevitable,
even though people in the White
House desperately didn't want him to
do so? What he has done is a Cold
War provision in a way that could
provoke a 20th century trade war.
Ironically, it was supposed to
liberalise trade, it led to GATT
agreement in the late 60s, but there
was a provision of that which
allowed American presidents to say
we can impose tariffs if we believe
national security is under threat.
That alludes to steal if the cost of
steel makes it more expensive to
build tanks and guns. He has invoked
that provision. It is the first time
America has done it since the early
1980s, it is the first time it has
been invoked since the creation of
the World Trade Organisation in
1995. It is a massive turnaround for
US policy. We have waited for this
for a long time from Donald Trump.
He didn't do it in the first year of
his presidency, but now, this major
protectionist move, which he says
will help the US aluminium and steel
The instinct would be, Nick, that
this is going to impact China. But
of course, Canada exports most steel
into America, and it will affect
European countries as well. The EU
said that if he did something like
this, they were taking to the World
That is one of
the reasons they have evoked the
trade expansion act. It allows you,
theoretically, to circumvent the
WTO. One thing we will at is whether
is new tariffs have exemptions,
whether countries are exempt from
that. As you say, European trade
ministers have already said,
pre-empting this announcement, that
they would take retaliatory measures
themselves. But of course, one of
the key players here is China. So
much of Donald Trump Bos rhetoric
when it came to steal during the
campaign in the bust belt states
that won in the presidency, it was
directed against China. How they
were flooding the market with cheap
steel. How will Xi Jinping despond
dithers? What will be the diplomatic
repercussions as well? That is one
of the argument is James Mattis the
Defence Secretary has been making
lobbying for the president not to
impose these tariffs. It makes
diplomacy on the Korean peninsula
more difficult, because while you
try to bid pressure on North Korea,
one of the key elements of that,
obviously, is getting Beijing to
apply pressure as well.
Nick Bryant, thank you very much. We
talked about global power shifts a
moment a go, make no mistake, trade
and trade alliances are an important
part of power shifts as well and can
It doesn't help
the Nafta negotiations.
Both big exporters of steel into the
night of states.
Yeah, and the
Mexican president cancelled a visit
to the White House, so that doesn't
look like it is going well at the
moment either. Watch Nafta, I'm not
sure it will last.
In just over a year, the White House
has got through four communications
directors, they now need a fifth.
Hope Hicks joined the Trump
Organization in 2014. She was with
him through the campaign and is one
of his most trusted aides. The
announcement she is leaving came the
day after the 29-year-old gave a
nine-hour testimony in front of the
panel investigating alleged Russian
meddling in the US election.
Hicks admitted to the panel that she
occasionally told what a -- amounted
to white lies on behalf of Donald
Trump. She was the longest serving
communications director, clocking up
196 days in the job following
Anthony Scaramucci, who lasted less
than two weeks. Mary Jordan has
profiled Hope Hicks for the
Washington Post, and we can speak to
her now. She was a close confidant
and had been there from the
beginning of the campaign. It might
start to feel a bit lonely for the
president in the Oval Office.
I think we can't underestimate the
loss of Hope Hicks for him. Her
office was literally outside the
Oval Office. She was there and as
improbable as it was, this
29-year-old was his longest serving
and most trusted aide outside of the
family. Trump has a very small
circle of people that he keeps
around him, that he goes to for
advice and trust hope was front and
centre. She predated the campaign
because she worked in his business
in New York.
There is always the
question of whether she walked or
was pushed. There was this nine-hour
congressional hearing earlier in the
week, which she said she told white
lies for the president. And if you
go back further, she was wrapped up
in the Rockport crisis because she
was romantically involved with him
and gave the initial response from
the White House.
I think everything
we're hearing is that she left.
She's exhausted, she's had a
horrible few weeks. She's the only
quite one in a very, very noisy
White House. Here she was, the
communications director, but you
never saw her on TV. You would see
glamorous shots of her, because she
is a former model. This White House,
by the way, has more formal models,
including the first lady, then any
White House we have had. But she
didn't speak. But lately, she was in
the news, and we're hearing that
this made her uncomfortable. She was
really upset that her boyfriend
this made her uncomfortable. She was
really upset that her boyfriend, it
came out that his former wives that
there was domestic abuse. She said
that was a shock to her, which she
didn't get over. And nine hours, a
pretty nine-year old, no matter how
old you are, nine hours of grilling
-- a 29-year-old. And she called it
Stay with us, because that is not
the only White House drama going on
at the moment. The New York Times is
reporting today that Jared Kushner
Bos family business got half $1
billion in loans from business
groups last year. That was after
meetings he held with them inside
the White House. Including two legal
experts, it isn't illegal, but it
raises questions about conflict of
interest, doesn't it, Mary?
all people talk about now. The
son-in-law is extremely close to
Donald Trump. Since the day he
arrived here, people said, how is he
going to separate his business from
being the man who Trump put in
charge of everything. In charge of
the relationship with Mexico, Middle
East peace literally, his portfolio
was everywhere. And now we find out
that he have clearance for that,
that the Washington Post is
reporting that other countries are
looking into his business deals to
see how they could use that to
blackmail him, and have leveraged
with the White House. And as a
conflict of interests keep rising,
such as the shocking amount of loan
money, half $1 billion, and
supposedly talks about wanting a
White House job, and his family is
benefiting. The swell of conflict of
interest is so hot right now in
Washington that many people wonder
if Kushner is on his way to maybe
relieving himself of some of his
White House official duties.
Jordan, really good to have you with
us, thank you for sparing your time.
There was this power play between
Jared Kushner and the chief of
staff, Kelly. When you look at what
has happened to Jared Kushner, his
security clearance being downgraded
and you look at Hope Hicks going in
a few weeks' time, he's got two in
You're not suggesting, argue, that
there is personal chaos in the White
House by any chance? It's kind of
stunning the amount of drama coming
out of this White House around the
issues of personnel. And there was
John Kelly, brought in, the general,
to sort it out and make it calm and
smooth. He himself has become part
of the drama. He spoke about that
earlier today. At least he has a
sense of humour. Let's listen.
I miss everyone of you every day...
Truly, six months,
the last thing I wanted to do
was walk away from one of
the great honours of my life,
being the Secretary
of Homeland Security.
But I did something wrong,
and God punished me, I guess.
God punished him by sending him to
work in the White House, and
absolutely impossible job. Trying to
be communications director when
Donald Trump is basically his own
communications director. That is
clearly difficult, clearly why Hope
Hicks is leaving. Family members in
the White House document for power,
using their links to try to further
their businesses, I mean, wow.
Meanwhile, you have all that going
on and this unbelievable spat with
the Attorney General Jeff Sessions,
who he calls the goo. It is
tantamount to bullying. He keeps
We can pick any one of these
stories, and in any other
administration, Christian, it would
dominate the news for a week.
Possibly even longer. We get three
or four stories like this in the
course of one day. That's an
indication to everyone of how
unusual this White House is and how
it's being run in a way that doesn't
seem particularly professional,
perhaps not even very efficient,
certainly very different from other
White House models.
A quick look at other news coming
in. News from Catalonia, the
Catalans but as leader Carles
Puigdemont says he is withdrawing as
president in favour of Jordi
Sanchez, a Delta act as -- a jailed
Collars Puigdemont is
Drifting snow and dangerous
blizzards have brought large part of
the UK and Europe to a standstill
with part of England, Scotland and
Wales on the highest weather alert
The British military has been
deployed to help emergency services.
There is even a warning that the UK
gas supply could run dry.
Take a look at this, the roads are
That is terrifying. A bus in
Edinburgh almost slams into that
car. Remarkably, though, it slips
around it and avoid a crash will
stop across the image can all,
whether is wreaking havoc.
Paris freezes over,
tourists tread carefully.
It's so cold.
In Croatia, this waterfall
has been silenced.
There are pockets of warmth.
In Poland, coal burners
steam on the street.
But there's no beating
this ice blast.
In the grip of a Siberian weather
system, Europe is seeing some
of the coldest temperatures
for several years.
Today's recorded low,
minus 41.8 Celsius in Norway.
It brings danger as this lorry
driver in Bulgaria discovered.
In Scotland, around 1000
vehicles were stranded
on a major motorway overnight.
In the East of England,
the shovels are out.
I tried to get home, I phoned
into work to say I can't make
it because I'm stuck in a drift.
Trains have been cancelled,
Meanwhile, dozens of people,
many of them homeless,
are reported to have died
across the continent.
This weather event has
several names across Europe,
the Siberian Bear, the Snow Cannon,
the Beast from the East.
but similar stories.
Forecasters predict the extreme
weather will continue to grip
Europe into the weekend.
Jessica Parker, BBC News.
Now, time for my favourite story of
the week. Stars of the big screen
will convene for the Oscars on
Sunday, and among them will be
Maisie, a profoundly deaf six Rob,
cast in the lead role British, The
The film highlights how Sinai which
can change lives, but in Maisie's
case, take you from a town in
England to Ollie Wood.
"Hello, I'm Maisie.
I'm in Hollywood for the Oscars."
It's a story so happy it could be
the plot of a Hollywood film.
Maisie Sly had never even acted
before her parents were told
about film-makers looking
for a profoundly deaf girl to star
in their film, The Silent Child.
And now, here are the nominees
for Best Live Action Short Film.
This is the moment in January
when the team gathered to find out
if they had been nominated
for an Oscar.
My Nephew Emmett.
The Silent Child.
And so, this week,
they reunited at Heathrow...
Hello, welcome on board.
And headed to Los Angeles.
Most people prepare for the Oscars
by meeting stylists and planning
Maisie's schedule has
been rather different.
"My favourite thing this week
was Kidspace and the zoo."
"Yep, that's my favourite
thing this week."
Welcome to Hollywood!
Although she is having to get used
to people recognising her.
I saw her on television,
just last week.
They say she's nominated.
Do you think she'll be able
to get a job one day?
Rachel Shenton wrote and stars
in The Silent Child.
She learned sign language after
her own father lost his hearing.
The nomination means
that ultimately, now,
we are in over 600 cinemas
in the US, which is huge
for us as a short film.
And it's really important
for the subject, which is obviously
deafness, and shining a much-needed
light on access to education
for deaf children.
There's Meryl Streep.
Her former Hollyoaks co-star
Chris Overton directed the film and,
at a lunch for all the nominees,
they got to meet one of his heroes.
Steven Spielberg was
in between me and Rachel.
And the person taking the photo
said, oh, can we move,
because the light's not good.
So we were ordering
Oh, an Oscar!
Now all that remains is
to find out if there will be
a Hollywood happy ending.
On Sunday night, Maisie could get
her hands on a real one of these.
Colin Paterson, BBC
News, Los Angeles.
By the way, like any girl, Maisie is
worried about what she's going to
wear. She has already picked out a
pretty green dress.
I have been looking, she would be
the youngest to get an Oscar.
Shirley Temple was 30 days younger,
she won a juvenile world in 1935.
Amazing, good for her.
She is in
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Coming up for B was on the BBC News
Channel, Italy prepares to go to the
polls in just three days the country
will elect a new government.
Not the best night to be out and
about, disruptive and, in places,
dangerous wintry weather continues,
so much so that the Met office has
issued a red weather warning across
parts of south-west England and
South Wales. Heavy snow, strong wind
as well, giving blizzard conditions,
this is the radar picture from early
on. The snow has been spreading up
from the south, particularly setting
in across the south-west and
southern half of Wales. Snow showers
continue further north and east as
well. There is still a Met Office
amber be prepared warning for part
of north-east Scotland, down into
north-east England. Also a warning
in force for South Northern Ireland.
It is the south-western corner where
we will have the most disruptive
weather overnight. Widely and amber
warning, parts of East Devon,
Somerset and into East Wales,
covered by the red warning. A lot of
snow piling up. Sunspots seek 15-20
centimetres, maybe 40-50 over high
ground here. Some of the snow
spreading into parts of Northern
Ireland. As we go through the night,
we keep snow showers in northern and
eastern Scotland, the far north-east
of England. These areas,
particularly at risk of disruption
overnight. Across the far
south-west, it may be that the snow
turns back to rain in places. If
that happens, the rain is likely to
fall on very cold surfaces, and that
brings a significant ice risk to
take us into tomorrow morning.
Travel disruption is very likely
indeed. A dry spell, perhaps, for
the south-west and Wales through the
first part of tomorrow. Then it
looks like snow will return from the
South, heavy snow at that. Could be
snow in other southern areas as
well. A lot to play for without one.
Uncertainty in the forecast, no
showers into eastern areas, largely
fine weather with Sunshine in
between. When we consider the
strength of the wind, this is what
it will feel like through tomorrow
afternoon, subzero in many areas.
But a slight change in the feel of
the weather through the next few
days. It does look like we will
bring something slightly, slightly
less cold up from the south,
particularly into southern areas.
What we can say for the weekend is
that for many it will remain cold.
But less cold awards the South, and
there is still the risk of some
This is beyond 100 days. I'm Katty
Kay in Washington. Christian Fraser
is in London.
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From Syria to cyber war to the
American presidency to energy
supply, if you think the Russian
presidential election doesn't have
an impact on our lives, think again.
In a race where at least one
contender, the opposition leader,
has been barred from participating,
why would anyone risk all to
challenge Vladimir Putin?
gatehouse from the BBC's news that
programme followed one candidate, a
former Russian socialite turned up
opposition candidate in a country
where nothing is as it seems.
Russian democracy is a strange
and sometimes dangerous beast.
It's a fake election.
I'm always telling that.
So I'm taking part in the election
not to win, I have no
illusions about that.
I'm taking part to be heard.
Her father, one of the
founders of Russia's new
democracy, became Mayor
of Saint Petersburg.
He would later die in uncertain
circumstances while his former
deputy, a once unknown KGB officer
would become the most powerful man
The coming today is still a place of
uncertainty. Of rival factions.
--The Kremlin today is still a place
of rival factions to
threaten their power
is to take a terrible risk.
The passengers on the trolley bus
know all about her family ties. And
I paid a visit to her campaign
headquarters to meet one of her top
advisers, a woman well versed in the
darker parts of Russian politics.
She should be, she used to work for
printing himself. Two for Vladimir
Just to be clear, this is to say
Sobchak a's own adviser sangria
playing the Kremlin's game. Hundred
miles south of Moscow, Ksenia
Sobchak is on the campaign trail.
The biggest problem in Russia is not
freedom of speech. Unfortunately,
for many people, it is poverty.
do you feel like people reacted to
you coming as you do from quite a
You know, I
don't try to be like I am one of you
because, well, it is not true. If I
wear red lipstick in my everyday
time, why should I go without makeup
to them? It is not true. I am not a
populist. So, yes, I come in a good
car and in good close, but I owned
this money. I didn't steal that.
I've spoken to a senior Russian
official and I can quote them by
name. I said what is the point of
having an election when everyone
acknowledges that only one person
can win? They said, look, this is a
Western invention that you have. We
don't have a classical democracy in
Russia. We have what they called a
developing democracy. The truth is,
Russian democracy has stopped
development. It is frozen, paralysed
by two certain facts. Just as surely
as Vladimir Putin will win the next
election, he will also not be around
forever. I'm pleased to see the
Gabriel gatehouse who's reporting
there is with me in the studio. I
have seen the long version of this,
which will go out on the weekend.
Some great stuff in it. One thing
that really struck me is that when
she went to see Vladimir Putin, he
obviously was a little bit shocked
that he was going to stay tonight
that she was going to stand against
him, but they saw her as a bit of a
Barbie figure, a doll, and the
criminal menacing look at which you
created, a Frankenstein figure.
thing is the Kremlin, as we went to
college, is not a monolith. There
are also two different groups there
and they're all trying out various
different things. Some of these
people are saying let's give this
person a go and see what happens.
Now look what happened. She goes on
state TV, she talks about crime me a
nice being Russian. This is illegal
in Russia. Some people in the
Kremlin are carrying -- talks about
how Crimea doesn't belong to Russia.
She's making a film about her
father, this figure who died, this
mentor to Vladimir Putin, and as
part of this film, she wanted to see
Vladimir Putin. She went to
interview him and at the end, she
told me, she didn't ask for
permission to run, she told him that
she was going to run and she then
said he was silent for a moment and
then he said, well, it's her
decision and it is your risk. I
said, what did you think he meant by
that? She kind of laughed and said I
don't think anything good. I would
suspect that he would hardly know
that she was planning to run because
they opened all the doors to heart.
Gabriel, I spoke to her a couple of
weeks ago when she was in New York
and she did say that she had got
quite a lot of harassment during the
course of this campaign. She was
pushing back against the idea that
she was just a puppet candidate. Has
she become more of a root candidate
than they perhaps expected?
she is saying things that they
perhaps didn't expect her to say. I
mean, she acknowledges that this is
a big election campaign. She is only
running to be heard, to make
yourself heard, and DC is doing
that. She is saying things that are
basically taboo on Russian state
television. Her candidacy gives her
access to state TV, so she is naming
it, very senior people, in Putin's
circle. Ruttenberg, contango. People
who are on American sanctions list.
She's asking where people got their
money from. She sang the Putin
created a system that has allowed
these people to take money out of
the state. I said to her, are you
saying vulgar put-in is corrupt? She
just got back slightly from that
because there is some red line
tonight is she saying that Vladimir
Putin is corrupt?
You're saying that
he is a tree were for much
everything hands. Geez cannot hang
forever. What is going on in the
Kremlin for the next six years?
happened in six years' time? He will
have done for my kids. They believe,
and at the Vladimir Putin believes
that if he is taken out of the
equation, there will be a state
collapse and that is the big thing
that he fears and all of these
actions in the Kremlin. They have to
figure something out, either a way
of keeping him in power were getting
some kind of credible replacement.
That is kind of what this process is
Fascinating watches on
the weekend. Our world. Just wanted
to you about some reaction we're
getting into Europe from Jean-Claude
Junker, the European president that
Steele story we were telling you
about in the first half. Of course,
tariffs likely to be imposed on --
likely to be imposed on steel and
aluminium imported into the United
States. Took a Jean-Claude Junker
said they will react firmly to
defend their interests. The
commission will bring forward a
proposal for countermeasures against
the United States to rebalance the
situation was was saying earlier,
the EU said it would go to the WTA.
It is not just the EU, we had
reaction from Germany directly. We
had reaction from Canada, as well.
Of course, as we said earlier, the
Dow Jones Bolling on this news.
They're going to be repercussions
and people will not like this.
talk about elections because the
Europeans were well aware that the
junta Brexit Gilby published
yesterday would be unacceptable to
the British Prime Minister. Red
buses is piling on the pressure to
So far, Theresa May has
shown no sign that she is ready for
turning. Today, she met with Donald
Tusk to spell out some of the detail
that will be in her speech tomorrow.
The scope of her plan is greatly
anticipated in the final act in a
week in which both sides have dug
Labour would seek to negotiate a
new, comprehensive, UK- uke customs
union to ensure there are no tariffs
with Europe and to help avoid any
need whatsoever for a harder border
in Northern Ireland.
A customs union
would remove the bulk of incentives
for other countries to enter into
comprehensive free-trade agreements
with the UK.
We as a country are at
a crossroad in our history. We face
a choice. It choice that represents
the difference between a prosperous,
pure nation, that is united at home
and stronger abroad and a poor
country divided at home and a weaker
player on the global stage.
can truly know what the will of the
people may then be. So let
Parliament decide or put the issue
back to the people.
watching all the twists and turns
this week, as has Tony Connelly, he
is a correspondent... I was saying
yesterday that if this was an 800
metre race, D Bell has just gone and
there is lots of fighting going
around the first corner. Elbows out.
Some will fall by the wayside. He
really sent this week that something
is happening. -- you really sense of
This is quite a
reckoning, I think. It was always
going to come. We had something of a
phoney war over the past year and a
half since the referendum. There's
been a lots of the polite and
pragmatic dialogue between Dublin
and London over the Northern Irish
border issue, but once a political
agreement was reached rather
haphazardly, if you like, in
December, you remember, we spoke
about that back then, that deal was
going to have to be converted into a
legal form that in turn will be
embedded into the withdrawal Treaty,
the treaty that will effectively
guide Britain out of the European
Union. Once you convert stuff into
legal language, then, it looks a lot
more stark. It spells out phrases
that are obviously going to frighten
some people, phrases are in there
that are obviously... To the Bridges
government. The European Union and
the government will say that you
agree to this in December, so why
the big surprise?
Is it that you in
Brussels that Theresa May is pretty
boxed in when it comes to her
latitude for negotiating, whether
over the issue of the Irish border
or because of the domestic politics
in her own party?
I think the
European Union has been very aware
of a Theresa May's plate since last
June. Direct flights. The European
Union is made up of officials and
progress and heads of government.
They are aware of the politics of
the UK at the moment. The rancour,
that bitterness, the division. They
know very well she is boxed in and
doesn't have much room for
manoeuvre. At the same time, they
would take the clock is ticking. We
are in a legal process that has to
emerge into a treaty that is going
to be a binding, international,
legal document. We cannot fudge this
any longer. We have to convert this
into a legal text. That text is
going to be negotiated but I really
don't think the UK will be able to
depart radically from that
particular part of the text which
relates to a harder border, hard to
avoid a harder border in Ireland.
Yes, there is a clamour for detail
from the British side. We will watch
the speech with interest or
tomorrow. Good to see you. Thank
you. Wherever you look in Europe at
the moment, the established order is
under pressure. In the last 12
months, we have been to the
Netherlands, to France, Germany,
Austria, Sweden, has an obvious
questions, there are Populist
parties, some of them, hard right.
Challenging, maybe not winning, but
increasing their share of the vote.
This weekend, we turn to Italy and
deleting the polls there, populist
5-star movement that in past years
has called for a referendum on in
Also riding high, a man many
thought were long gone from Italian
politics. Silvio does Ghani is
barred from becoming Prime Minister
because of a tax issue until 2019.
Live now to run where we can speak
to our correspondent from the
Institute of international affairs.
Thank you very much indeed for being
with us. I'm glad it is not snowing
there in Rome today. Tell us a
little bit about what is driving
this vote. Is it all down to
migration and security?
Migration and security have been the
leading topic of this electoral
campaign. Actually, this electoral
campaign is being characterised by a
mounting xenophobic and also
anti-migratory narrative among
Italian political parties from the
far right to the far left. This also
led to some into mandatory acts
against refugees and migrants in...
-- led to some intimidating acts.
This is also impacted on the general
public debate. Let's say that
migration is increasingly connected
to security and is becoming the key
issue now in Italy.
You're going to
get a visitor because Steve Bannon,
of course, Donald Trump 's former
aide is on his way there and has
expressed support for the right
groups. The league in particular.
Leaders of those groups have made a
public appearance today, a slave
unity. Are they unified, these
various groups on the right? --
coalition has put together a comment
programme added this programme is
very much led by the ideas of the
leading party of the coalition. If
you read the programme of the
centre-right, you will not find the
extreme positions which had been
taken recently by the two extremist
parties in the centre-right
coalitions. For example, you can
hear from them strong stances
against migration, against the
European Union, against the
permanence of a delete within the
euro area, but she will not find
anything of these in the common
problem. They now the question is if
the centre-right coalition will get
the majority of the votes and will
be called to form a government which
will be the common framework of this
free -- three parties.
We will be
watching the selection on the BBC.
Thank you for joining us from Rome.
This is beyond 100 games. So too, on
the programme, which was the
question that angered the then
candidate chop so much he had this
journalist burn-outs? -- thrown out?
We will ask if life is alleging
under this presidency has changed.
little more on the heavy snow that
has continued to fall across the UK.
In Scotland, drivers have been left
stranded on roads, while people are
still waiting for flights out of
Glasgow. The airport was closed
again today. One Gordon reports.
Scotland's Road to nowhere. Hundreds
of drivers stuck in miles of the
stationary traffic and what is
usually one of the country's busiest
I left about eight o'clock
and I have been here since.
a good 17 hours, maybe.
about 100 metres of the time.
night, some boys came out with
biscuits and crisps and this morning
it was all the school kids that came
out so we are getting looked after.
The worst of circumstances bringing
out the best in people. Volunteers
bringing out food and water to those
stranded in their cars. This storm
was forecast well ahead of time but
despite the warnings, people didn't
still venture out. Now, after
waiting nearly 18 hours on this
stretch of motorway, it looks as if
finally, the traffic might just be
about to start moving again. Police
officers clearing the way I had, one
People have been coming up
and down the northbound carriageway
because of the vehicles stuck most
of the night.
Hard work. I see the
guy sticking out.
Very much so.
much of the time and changing areas
have been stuck and flights were
cancelled out of Edinburgh and
Glasgow, once again. There was fun
for some, but for the blizzards,
freezing temperatures and drifting
snow, there are serious concerns for
those out in these conditions, even
as those who could heeded the
warnings to stay at home.
You're watching beyond 100 days. He
garnered international attention
after being thrown out of a 2015
Trump campaign event. For asking the
then candidate a question without a
being called on. Now the long-time
journalist is out with a new book.
The book is called a stranger and it
looks at what it means to be an
immigrant in today's reedited. Mr
Ramos came from Mexico to the United
States in 1983. His decades of
reporting has become a powerful
voice. He joins us now. They did for
joining us. How has life for you
changed under President? Is it that
life has changed, day-to-day life,
or attitudes and what it feels like
to be American is just?
has changed, not only for me
personally, but when the president
of the United States tells you to go
back to division and he means to go
to your country and when somebody
tells me to go back to my country,
IMO uses citizen. The number of hate
groups has increased. The number of
arrests and Ingrid has increased 30%
in comparison to the last presidency
of Barack Obama. He has helped
A third of Hispanics voted
for President Trump will stop it was
a surprisingly high number given
what he had said about building a
wall with Mexico. Do you think the
president still has that degree of
support among the Hispanic
community? Has that changed?
think so, but I think he got about
30% of the Hispanic vote in part
because the Democrats didn't keep
their word. President Obama had
promised to introduce immigration
reform in his first year and did not
do that. As it is Obama supported
two and half million undocumented
immigrants. For many Latinos, they
decided to stay home. Only 13
million voted out of 27 possible
President Obama deported more
than any president. Would he think
the Republican Party is on disk was
like he did a different attitude of
I think the
Republicans are committing political
suicide at this point. There are 60
million Latinos. In less than 30
years, we will have 100 million
Latinos in this country. Without
Latinos, it would be impossible for
anyone to be elected to the White
House, to be governor, or to be part
of the House of Representatives and
the Senate. Republicans are in a
very difficult situation because if
they don't realise and correct, they
will lose election after election
You call the book
stranger and it is clearly had a
profound impact of your experience
of being in the United States and
that of many immigrants. Donald
Trump will be in office for four
years are potentially eaters. Is
this a permanent shift in the
country or will it be reversed
again? Will America become once
again the country that opens its
arms to immigrant?
This is not
normal. To have a president who
makes a racist remarks, it is not
normal. What will happen with Great
Britain if you're a minister with a
racist remarks? I don't think this
is going to last. These are the
numbers. In 2044, everyone is going
to be a minority in this country. We
will be the US, minority, majority
country. That is the major trend.
Trump is a tiny bit of politics
I don't think he would
like to hear that.
interesting is just watching from
over here, talking about the
Parkland shooting, a lot of the
children who came on, some of them
were from Hispanic backgrounds, you.
They seem to have a very different
attitude to the older generation he
said, look, to quiet and don't make
waves. That is the best way to get
one. These children don't. They take
the politicians on.
right. But we're seeing right now is
the survivors of the school shooting
in Florida and the dreamers,
phrases, they have different
attitudes. The parents of the dream
decided to be silent, to be
invisible. The dreamers are doing
something different in the survivors
also. The ovarian people involved,
bold, brave. Doing something apart
and for gun control and immigration.
Thank you very much.
have discovered the oldest
figurative tattoos in the world. In
two 5000 of mummies from Egypt. The
illustrations are of a wild bull and
a seat on the upper arm of a male
money and as shaped motifs on the
upper arms and shoulders of the
female. The discovery pushes back
evidence for the practise in Africa
by a thousand years. Do you have a
I do not have a tattoo. Do
you have a tattoo?
No, just my
eyebrows. No, I'm joking. No, I
I know you love your ties,
that's why I was asking, if you
wanted another adornment, but I
think you have rather... Should I
say conservative views on tattoos?
He did tell me you would be very
upset if your daughter got a tattoo.
She has fake ones, right?
It's only me that isn't tattooed as
far as I can see when I go to the
My daughter has a tattoo.
She's now 22 years old. Clementine
is ten. Isaac is to be 22, you can't
control her any more. There is my
daughter's tattoo. Very cool. That
is Galileo's depiction of the moon
around Jupiter. It was the first
evidence, apparently that the earth
is not the centre of the universe. I
said this in the programme before.
My is about to do a PhD in
astrophysics so it was fitting. I
have to say, I am very cool with
that. I am a cool mum.
Yeah, I like
it. That is cerebral. Can there be
plagiarism when it comes to tattoos?
I can get that. Apparently her
tattoo has to say something about
you, so I was about to have a
hundred days, but then it would than
a hundred days plus in that 100 days
beyond across my neck and then an
extra zero on when we get it beyond
a thousand days. That is why I don't
want to tattoo.
Do you really have
nothing important to can have a
tattoo about? Is that it?
are one sad person if you would have
a hundred is tattooed on your