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Egypt suffered one

of its it's deadliest ever

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terrorist attacks today -

235 were killed and dozens injured

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at a mosque in North Sinai province

when Islamist insurgents bombed

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and shot worshippers

and then ambulances.

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The Egyptian President vowed

to respond with brute force.

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But tonight there's a disagreement

over what has caused this

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increasingly lethal problem.

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If you want to get a head get a hat,

is the old saying -

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but if you want to keep your head

should you get a helmet?

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Should the government make cycling

helmets and hi vis vests compulsory?

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Ooh ah Cantona.

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The footballer with the muse,

on his new book and that kick.

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Footballers are role

models for young people...

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No, but I am not a role model.

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I already say that.

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I am not an example.

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Even today, I am not an example.

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I have never been and I never

wanted to be an example.

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I am just a human

being with emotions.

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Good evening.

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It was an attack of

the most awful cruelty.

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Egypt in shock...

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After its worst ever terror attack.

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As two hundred and thirty five

people are killed and dozens more

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injured after Islamist insurgents

bombed the al-Rawda mosque in north

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Sinai during Friday prayers -

to further the horror...

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They then opened fire on worshippers

as they fled outside and reportedly

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shot at ambulances on their way

to help the injured.

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Today was the latest in a series

of deadly attacks in the province

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over the past four years -

the violence has escalated

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since the insurgency

in the peninsula was stepped up

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after Islamist president

Mohammed Morsi was overthrown,

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many of the attacks are attributed

to a group affiliated to so called

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IS known as 'Sinai Province'.

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Our diplomatic editor

Mark Urban is here...

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What more detail do we have? It is

not a well reported part of Egypt

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because of the insurgency but we

know it is what would be called a

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complex attack. Set up with quite

diabolical forethought and planning.

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We can look at a map to get a rough

idea of the area where it happened.

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The al-Rawda mask in this small town

of Bir al-Abed on the main road, you

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can see it running east to west --

the al-Rawda mosque. It was a Friday

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prayer is when the bombs went off.

Then as people came to help, gunman

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opening fire causing further

casualties and then finally, as

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ambulances were called, both

makeshift roadblocks and gunfire

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against the ambulances. Really awful

and carefully planned staged, three

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stage atrocity.

There have been

attacks on Coptic Christians and the

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security forces and convoys, but

never before a successful attack on

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a mosque in Sinai.

I would hesitate

to be absolute about it but what is

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quite clear is that everyone regards

this as a major escalation, for

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obvious reasons, if you are claiming

a religious justification as the

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Islamic State group does, you have

to be quite careful about targeting

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of this kind. Why it has happened,

there is a whole complex set of

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reasons for that that come out of

the tangled recent history of Sinai.

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For years now North Sinai has seen

worsening balance. And it was that

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religious distinction for the people

murdered today, those Sufi Muslims,

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those following a moderate form of

religious life that led to the

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targeting.

These guys are totally

refusing any other ideology, any

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other thoughts, just the ices

thought, the violence, the ideology,

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this village is inhabited by a too

many Sufi Muslim people, they are

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peaceful, they are generous and that

is why they are attacked.

And the

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killers, a formal claim from the

Islamic State affiliated groups is

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yet to be made. But they did

publicise this crime, the beheading

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of two Sufi elders who they are

accused of sorcery, for failing to

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go along with the militant ideology

of jihad against the government.

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President Sisi tonight vowed to

crush the jihadists but the

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government campaign against them in

northern Sinai over the past four

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years has done little to deal with

the underlying issues.

His policy

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until now has been to look for a

military solution. It has been

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clamping down harder on the several

hundred thousand Bedouin in northern

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Sinai. It believes that through

pummelling the population they can

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subdue them and until then, that is

not really worked.

In the aftermath

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of the attack today there is every

chance that that Sufi tribe that

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were targeted today may be

radicalised against the jihadists.

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Those people from other tribes who

kept themselves neutral, not taking

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the side of the Army or getting

involved with helping the Army, will

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be on the side of the Army after

there's quite huge attack.

Following

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the atrocity today, the Egyptian

security forces are pledged to

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escalate their operations. The stage

in Sinai is set for revenge and

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further violence.

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The military option has not worked

in the last four years. President

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Sisi said he would stamp it out with

brute force, how will he escalate,

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will he look for outside help?

He

has already ordered air strikes this

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evening on targets associated with

these groups. The way this has been

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handled up to now has been very much

as an Egyptian problem, I do not

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think there is anything on the

ground that anyone else can do. He

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can say to the Americans, we want

more Apache helicopters or munitions

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and the Americans in the spirit of

casting this as part of a global

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battle against jihad as will go

along with that. The one interesting

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regional actor in this who is giving

slightly more than that by the

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Israelis. Tonight, Tel Aviv town

hall was lit up in Egyptian colours

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as a gesture of solidarity, we can

see it in that image. Curious in a

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way, the two nations have a peace

treaty but it has always been

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described as a cold peace but it is

known that the Israelis with drones

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and different networks, but they

have long established in the Bedouin

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tribes in the Sinai have been giving

some intelligence assistance to the

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Egyptians but that is about the

limit of it as far as outsiders are

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concerned.

Thank you.

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I'm joined from Montreal

by the Egyptian-American writer

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and commentator Mona Eltahawy.

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She writes on Islam and covered

the militant campaign by former

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Egyptian President Murbarak

in the Sinai.

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Also in the studio

Dr Hisham Hellyer.

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He is a senior fellow

at the Atlantic Council

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and at the Royal Services Institute

and has written extensively

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about the region.

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Good evening to both of you. What do

you make of this escalation and

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where the escalation was exactly the

Sinai?

That part of Sinai has long

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been the object of a brutal campaign

by successive Egyptian presidents.

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Just to give you an example in 2004

under President Mubarak, after

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attacks in south Sinai, Egyptian

police arrested at least 3000

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people, tortured many of them in

North Sinai and took women and

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children as hostages. We have had

this awful pattern of atrocities

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committed in North Sinai by the

security forces and this delusion by

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Egyptian regimes including this

statement today by the President

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that this can be stamped out

military. This is an unwinnable war,

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this is a part of Egypt that has

long been marginalised and neglected

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and security forces whether it is

the police under President Mubarak

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or the military under Mohamed Morsi

and now President Sisi has long

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designed the tribes there. We have

to find another way of dealing with

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that.

That has led to the ups well

of the Islamist insurgents, that is

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what you are saying? Rather than

them saying we want to establish a

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caliphate for itself.

But I think is

happening there because it has been

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long marginalised and neglected and

had all these atrocities committed

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against it, there is anger and

resentment and in 1993 when I

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covered the then militant campaign

against President Mubarak we saw

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similar things happening in Southern

Egypt.

Dr Hellyer, in a way the

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success of Egyptian regimes only

have themselves to blame, or is

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something else going on?

I would not

say they have themselves to blame,

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but the problem is there a goal back

many years, there are a number of

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different factors playing a role in

this and certainly you have seen

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certain issues becoming exasperated

in the past few years, but what we

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have seen recently is the new impact

of Isis within this particular part

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of the country which is why you had

a group which goes back to 2010 and

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has then been taken up by Isis.

What

do you make of this step change?

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With the attack? The attack is quite

unprecedented. It is probably the

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largest attack by non-state militant

terrorists in modern history there

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and the fact that they've targeted

civilians in this way, I do not

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think anyone should underestimate

that. They targeted a mosque, they

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targeted people they could not put

into these boxes in a security

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establishment, these were just

regular Egyptians. In the same way

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that Coptic Egyptians are regular

Egyptians but they have created a

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narrative around that grip and now

that narrative has been expanded to

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include all Egyptians.

There is a

state of emergency in Sinai and we

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do not know exactly what is

happening. What do you make of

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President Sisi talking about brute

force?

For the past few years the

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Egyptian state has been winning

eight campaign in the Sinai so brute

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force, I am not sure how that will

go.

What do think about response? We

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know in the past that a military

solution has failed, what do you

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think of President Sisi saying, Isis

going with brute force, we will meet

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with more brute force, is that the

only option he has got?

There is no

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end to the brute force, he is going

to continue... We have to remember

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that the Egyptian military has a far

superior air power, weapons,

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ammunition is an heavy armour and

yet they have not been able to quell

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this growing insurgency. I remind

everyone of the 1990s and the

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militant campaign against President

Mubarak at the time. Those of us who

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care about Egyptian security have

pleaded with the Regine 's in Egypt

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to develop those areas. There has

been a long-standing development

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plan which is just ink on paper for

Sinai. People need jobs and dignity

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and a reason to live.

I'm sorry to

interrupt. Do you suggest that if it

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feels like it has been marginalised

and ignored and given that it is

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such a huge impact on Egypt, can you

end the state of emergency?

North

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Sinai has been under a state of

emergency since 2014 and for many

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years it has been under a news

blackout and we do not know the

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worst of the atrocities committed by

the Egyptian regime and its security

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forces. We know that Egyptian jails

are full of at least 60,000

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political prisoners and the current

regime calls anyone who opposes it a

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terrorist and thinks they can bomb

its way against anyone who it

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defines as part of a terrorist

group. That is not the solution, the

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solution is to give people a reason

to live, to develop marginalised

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areas of Egypt and the solution is

to tell the Bedouin in Sinai, we

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respect you, you are Egyptians and

we can be allies. They are an

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influential tribe who have long been

disdained by the Egyptian regime and

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they could help people resist the

influence of IS.

These are things

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that could work. Do you agree? One

of the issues with this particular

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attack is that it is possible and

these are some of the reports coming

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out, that this particular village

was attacked precisely because

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people in that village were

unwilling to cooperate with Isis.

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Whether or not there was sufficient

coordination between them and the

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Egyptian state, that is yet to be

seen.

That is a huge thing because

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the Egyptian economy is suffering,

tourism is suffering terribly,

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something has to happen.

Sinai has

been underdeveloped for quite some

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time. This is a large-scale problem

across the country that requires

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quite a multilayered set of

development plans and I am not sure

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if we will see that at the moment.

There is a very strong emphasis on a

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security solution and I am not

convinced that particularly after

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today with such a brutal and really

ugly tragedy that we are going to

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see that change any time soon.

Thank

you both very much indeed.

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Do cycling helmets save lives?

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And should they be compulsory?

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That's a question that's going to be

under consideration in a review

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of cycling safety being undertaken

by the Transport

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Minister Jesse Norman.

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He's said that he'd consider

legislation if the evidence

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pointed in that direction.

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Immediately many cycling campaigners

announced they would strongly

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oppose any such move,

including the Olympic gold medallist

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Chris Boardman who said that

evidence shows that helmets do not

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make a significant difference

to people's safety.

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In fact Cycling UK said it

could undermine levels of cycle use.

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Here are some cyclists' views.

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I wear one.

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It's not really my business

if anyone else wants

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to wear one, but I wear it.

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I've been a cyclist a helluva long

time, but yes, I agree,

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I think it's the right thing to do.

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Do usually wear one?

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Yes, when I'm on a road

bike I always wear one.

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Just not today.

Not on the trike.

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I'm not on a road

bike, I'm on a trike.

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Do you always wear a helmet?

Yes.

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Why?

Because I don't want to die.

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That's not a bad idea.

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I think we should do that, yes.

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But not for you?

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I wasn't planning to take

on this bike today.

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It's a short journey.

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But usually you wear a helmet?

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I do.

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Absolutely I do.

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Thank you.

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So why the resistance to something

that on the face of it

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seems like a no brainer?

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I'm joined now by Peter

McCabe Chief Executive,

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of the charity Headway and Green

party London assembly

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member Caroline Russell.

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Do you wear a bike helmet?

No, I

don't. I cycle from is -- Islington

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to City Hall everyday and I cycle in

a mellow way.

What about the

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traffic?

I worry about the traffic

enormously, but there is just as

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much risk of having a head injury as

a pedestrian on the pavement as

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there is while riding a bike. It's

important that people ride their

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bikes in ordinary everyday clothes

when they are getting around.

Not

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even high visibility?

I don't have

that, no, I have good bike lights,

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but I wear ordinary clothes and I

hope people can see me.

You have

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lights?

Yes, and I use them during

the day as well as at night.

You

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wear -- have them on in the day

because you are worried about people

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crashing into you?

The number of

people who get injured, wearing

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helmets, who don't have helmets... A

cycle helmet when protect you from

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most crashes which happened you.

Is

that the case?

It's not. We have a

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close relationship with survivors of

a brain injury and their families

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and I've met many cyclists and

families who have had a loved one

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who has had an accident on a bicycle

and I know a family well, young lad,

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ten years old, asked if he could go

to his friends after school, went on

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a bike and his parents received a

call saying we are about to end if

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your son to hospital, if you can get

here on time, we will bring you, but

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if not, we are going to try and save

his life. That is the reality.

You

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hear of big accidents, lorries going

into cyclists, and in those

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circumstances, presumably at least

having a helmet would save some of

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those injuries?

In a crash with a

lorry, a plastic helmet on your head

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is not going to help you, it will

help you in a low speed collision,

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where you are riding your bike any

come across ice and you are skidding

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and you come off and you hit the

curb, then a helmet might help you.

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The majority of accidents are that

kind.

The collisions where

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someone... Where you are hit by a

lorry, where your leg is run over,

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helmet is not going to make a blind

bit of difference.

It is personal

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freedom, and actually, there is an

argument to say that if you insist

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people whereby come it is you will

have fewer people cycling. -- if you

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insist people where bike helmets.

That is not the case. Where it has

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been introduced, the compulsory

wearing of helmets, in Australia,

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the United States, there are many

states which have compulsion for

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children to wear cycle helmets, but

you asked, is there evidence, they

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spend even evidence around transport

research laboratory 's -- there is

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plenty of evidence for the that

people wearing helmets are at less

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risk of sustaining injury.

If that

is the case, why have successive

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reviews always, with evidence in

both directions, of course, but why

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has it never been straightforward?

It seems to be straightforward, you

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wear a seat belt in a car, but there

has never ended -- being anything

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which says if you wear a helmet it

makes you savour.

The Highway code

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advises you to wear a helmet when

you are on a bike, there is evidence

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and I think it is overwhelming.

What

about your children? Do they wear

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helmets?

They did when they were

riding on the road, but if they were

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riding on the park, no, I would not

get them to wear a helmet to climb a

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climbing frame.

Sometimes come in

some cities, you have cycle

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superhighways and you are separate,

that is one thing, but in many towns

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and cities, especially in rush hour,

I have seen people being clipped so

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many times.

The thing is, we have

got to cut the danger at source,

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getting people who are riding bikes

to put a helmet on their head is not

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going to reduce the danger that they

are exposed to, the thing we should

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do... It is like the rail industry,

they took the approach to cutting

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risk and we should be doing the

same, addressing things like speed

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of vehicles and bad behaviour by

people who are driving, talking on

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the mobile phone, not concentrating

on causing crashes.

Is it about

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feeling free, the winner going

through your hair?

It is about

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getting on a bike, the same as

getting on your feet.

But it is an

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engine of some sort. A mechanical

thing, going faster than walking.

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But not very much faster. I walk

quite fast, cycle slowly. What we

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should be doing, if we want to save

lives and stop these crashes we

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should make sure we fill in the

potholes and make sure their drivers

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behave properly. Rather than

focusing on a plastic hat.

I want to

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do all of that, and the cycling is

great and it improves peoples health

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and improves the environment and

that is what we should be

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encouraging, but it is not a

question of either or, why can't you

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wear a helmet and have cycle lanes

and have the safety that you would

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like but avoid a child of three that

I met, fell off her Barbie bike, how

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far is that? Bank the side of her

head, when I met her at the age of

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19 she had had 19 operations --

bound the side. That cost should not

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be burdened onto the NHS when it is

avoidable.

We are talking about lots

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of different costs to the NHS. We

have a whole society that is

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physically inactive, we need to get

more people riding bikes.

It is not

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an either or argument.

If this

review comes out and the Department

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for Transport, the minister says,

OK, the evidence is overwhelming,

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I'm going to insist that people wear

helmets, are you telling me that

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people will get off their bikes?

No.

I think there would be mass

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infuriated about this because it is

focusing on one small thing that

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makes a small difference in summer

crashes. -- in some. It won't make

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people safer, which is what we

should be doing.

You would defy the

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law?

I will fight very hard to make

sure it doesn't become the law.

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Thanks for joining us.

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Even if you have no interest

in football, the chances are that

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you registered the imperious Gallic

presence of Eric Cantona

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when he was a giant

of our national game.

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The Frenchman helped

Manchester United to win four

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Premier League titles in five

seasons and went a long way

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to transforming the club -

and the league - into the huge

0:23:290:23:32

brands they are today.

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Part of Cantona's appeal

was that he always seemed to have

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more to say than his fellow players,

who were either 'over the moon'

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or 'gutted for the lads'.

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By contrast, Cantona

marked his return to football

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after an infamous foul with a gnomic

reference to seagulls,

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trawlers and sardines.

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Since hanging up his No 7 shirt,

Cantona has made films and adverts,

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and written poetry, and his latest

venture is a notebook

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of his pensees and sketches.

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We sent perpetual bench-warmer

Stephen Smith to meet him.

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OK!

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C'est bon!

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C'est tres bon.

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COMMENTATOR:

James

gets there just first.

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Cantona!

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To Manchester United fans,

he was the king, but it's more

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than 20 years since he abdicated.

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At the tender age of just 30.

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What's Eric Cantona been

doing with his time?

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I sit on the terrace

and I look at the people.

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And I take all the energy

and it inspires me for

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something else.

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Or painting or writing.

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If I don't do that,

I don't feel alive.

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I just die.

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I don't say I'm happy to do it.

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I just need to feel alive.

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To feel a fire inside of me,

something fill me.

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Cantona keeps notebooks

and fills them with

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his enigmatic words and doodles.

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This one, walking your ego.

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A few days ago I realised,

normally they

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have ends along their legs.

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His legs, he's like

measuring his sex.

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This one.

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Yeah, yeah.

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And I speak about the ego.

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The subconscious tells

a lot of things.

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Very Freudian, maybe.

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Very Freudian, yeah.

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# Non, rien de rien

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# Non, je ne regrette rien...

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Cantona says he quit

football when he felt

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his passion for the game

beginning to dim.

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Could you see yourself playing

for Jose Mourinho, you know,

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if you were a younger man?

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Would you like to play for him,

his Manchester United?

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If you play for Mourinho,

you will sure win something.

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Do you like his style?

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I don't really like the defensive

style, not his style,

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it's more defensive.

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When you see him and you see

Guardiola, which is the opposite.

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It's like 40 years ago,

30 years ago, when we saw some

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wonderful tennis game

between McEnroe and Bjorn Borg.

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How do you think England might do

at the World Cup next year?

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England's England.

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They have good players,

very good players.

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But me, if I was the manager

of England, I would not take

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the team a month before.

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Because I've seen English players

in England, just meet

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a few hours before the game and go

on the pitch and give 100%.

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And if they spend too

much time together

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before the World Cup, they feel...

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They start to be bored

and they want to go back home early.

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Me, if I'm managing England, I take

the team, I take the best player,

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and we meet just a few hours before,

or maybe the day before the game.

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And I'm sure England

will do much much better.

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Cantona's notorious for a karate

kick he aimed at a fan, Matthew

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Simmons, at Crystal Palace,

after coming in for abuse.

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How do you look back on that now?

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I love it.

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You still love it?

0:27:110:27:12

Yeah.

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I love it and I don't regret...

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PHONE RINGS

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This is Simmons, no?

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Do you regret this in any way,

because there is this view

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that footballers are role

models for young people...

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Yes, but I'm not a role model.

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I always say that.

I'm not an example.

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Even today, I'm not an example.

I never wanted to be an example.

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I am just a human

being with emotions.

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The Frenchman returned

to football after a ten

0:27:390:27:41

month ban and a spell

of community service.

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What he said next became

one of the most famous

0:27:450:27:48

quotes in the game.

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The lawyer from the club...

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Because a lot of journalists

waiting for something.

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And why do I have to say something?

0:27:530:27:57

He said, yeah, you have

to say something.

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So, OK, I will say something.

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Just say something

that comes to my mind.

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When the seagulls...

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Follow the trawler, it's

because they think sardines will be

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thrown into the sea.

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Thank you.

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LAUGHTER

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At the end of the day it was better

than if I was to speak.

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We still speak about it today.

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I had to work hard,

you know, dig deep inside.

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I needed something to

fill me up when I was

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on my own, something

to aim for, you know.

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It's funny, innit.

0:28:400:28:41

Sometimes you forget

that you're just a man.

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I'm not a man.

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I am Cantona.

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Cantona played himself

in Ken Loach's film Looking For Eric

0:28:480:28:53

offering life coaching to

a depressed postie and United fan.

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Where does your

confidence come from?

0:28:560:28:59

You seem to have an extraordinary

self belief in yourself.

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No.

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I need to fill the cage.

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You need to?

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I need to fill in the cage,

in this room, kind of

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escape, you know.

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And then I will find

a way to escape.

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And the feeling of

freedom is unbelievable.

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And then I come back in the cage.

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To have this feeling,

you know, for freedom.

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It's wonderful.

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But I'm not confident.

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I just do it because if

I don't do it I die.

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# Non, je ne regrette rien

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Cantona's notebook will

surely appear in the

0:29:350:29:38

Christmas stockings of United fans.

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Beyond that, who knows?

0:29:420:29:43

One thing is for sure,

King Eric will remain

0:29:430:29:45

characteristically philosophical.

0:29:450:29:46

If you put everything

in the balance,

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you know, I think I did more good

things than bad things.

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But when it's good, it's good, huh?

0:29:540:29:56

Yes.

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And when it's bad, it's bad.

0:29:570:30:05

Eric Cantona. That is nearly it for

tonight. But before we go...

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Coca Cola, the Big Mac and baseball

caps, there's no doubt America has

0:30:130:30:16

enriched our culture but but when it

comes to Black Friday we've got

0:30:160:30:19

some catching up to do.

0:30:190:30:20

We've back on cyber Monday.

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Goodnight.

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