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returns on the World Cup. And Andy Murray is into the quarterfinals of


the French open after a straight sets win over Fernando Verdasco.


Hello, welcome to our look ahead to what the papers will be bringing us


tomorrow. With me, Sarah O'Connor, the economics correspondent for The


Financial Times, and Oliver Wright, the Whitehall editor at The


Independent. We are going to start with The Independent. It says a


judge's decision to block the deportation of a man from Somalia is


being seen as a test case for thousands of asylum seekers. The


macro is leading on computer hacking and the warning that people need to


act quickly to protect themselves. The Express reports on the latest on


the Madeline McCann case. The Times says that David Cameron has been


told to rip up his European policy. The Sun has a weighty subject,


Britain apparently enjoying a sumo baby`boom. I don't know if we will


get to that story tonight! Maybe we will, maybe we won't. The Telegraph,


Kurt help to buy and end the property boom, says Brussels. Can


they tell us to do that? They can suggest it! This will go down like a


lead balloon at the Treasury. The European Commission is the latest of


a whole string of economists and organisations to complain that help


to buy, this system of mortgage guarantees for people with small


deposits, that it is fuelling demand without fuelling supply and


therefore pushing prices up. Frankly, I don't think that the


Treasury is going to pay eight blind bit of notice. They think it is


politically successful and popular and they will keep on with it. I


have some sympathy with them, we had data last week on the impact of help


to buy and it showed that 1.3% of transactions have actually used help


to buy. I think, actually, it isn't really driving the property boom.


Clearly, something is going on, but it is going on in London and the


south`east. Help to buy is being used in Scotland and the south`west.


We have two property markets, one in London, where it is a huge boom, and


elsewhere, where it is modest, to say the least. What Brussels should


be telling us, if they are allowed to tell us anything, is, stop


foreign buyers putting up property prices and having ghost houses, and


Mr Cameron should be building more houses? That is what they should be


saying. They also appear to be nice to the Lib Dems. A mansion tax,


well, they don't describe it as a mansion tax, but they say one way of


dealing with high property prices is to increase taxes at the top end. A


mansion tax in all but name. Well, this Government are really going to


listen to that(!) The Government has put out a response, figures last


week show that help to buy has helped thousands of first`time


buyers on steady incomes finally realise the dream of home ownership.


It is an aspirational policy that will remain a key part of our


plans. Basically, they are sticking two fingers up? It sounds rather


moderate, I suspect George Osborne will say something more punchy in


private. Like, shut up! Let's go to the business section of The


Telegraph. AstraZeneca, British company, the American company,


Pfizer, they wanted to take it over. The price was too low, according to


AstraZeneca. Roll out a view cancer drugs, it might put the price up? On


the one hand, it is saying to patients, look, you could get Italy


access to these treatments, which are very promising. These are


patients, possibly, without a lot of other options. That is a good


thing. The fact it is on the business pages rather than the home


possibly more about the share prices possibly more about the share prices


than patients. You cynic! They are not going to give these drugs for


free. The NHS pays for these drugs. AstraZeneca certainly hopes the


success of them will increase the share price. If they can get the


drugs out there earlier, the more chance they have of raising the


share price up to a sort of level which Pfizer were offering, part of


the raison d'etre for turning them down. I guess that Pfizer, although


it has gone away for the time being, is still a threat. They could come


back in six months, you have got this kind of announcement, hopefully


publicity about other drugs and whatever going out there. Pfizer


might feel it is worth putting up the price? They might! Sceptical? I


think you are being a bit too cynical. On the papers? Being


cynical? No! I didn't realise that we in the UK are launching this


thing of trying to fast`track drugs through the testing process and


trying to get them to patients much quicker. This will be the first test


of whether it is going to work the way people think it will. Actually,


if you had a relative in need of drugs, it would be quite


interesting. Absolutely, a good news story in that sense. Just to go back


to what we were saying, it seems interesting that this is happening


now. These cancer drugs are the very ones that it has been... It was


talking about, sure. Staying with drugs, a story that you have been


involved with, private contractor blamed for NHS drug delays? This is


a story I have been working with the bureau of investigative journalism


with. It is a story about Help At Home. Most people will not have


heard of it. People with serious conditions who cannot go out and see


their doctor, they get their medicines delivered. It has been


used quite a lot for cancer, painkillers, haemophilia, etc. This


company appear to have had some pretty serious IT issues. All of


this stuff is now automated to such an extent, the GP put in a


description, it goes to one place, eventually ends up with somebody


knocking you on the door and giving you the drugs. It appears to have


gone down over the last few months, affecting thousands of patients. You


have a specific example? I was looking today at the NHS Choices


website, where people can rate various services. If I was Health


Care At Home, it does not make pretty reading. These are real


people that are relying on these drugs. It's quite hard to go to the


doctor and get a new prescription, they want to know what happened to


the original drug. The tendency is, you stick around and hope it will


come tomorrow. People have been phoning helpline and haven't been


able to get through. To be fair to the company, they are being very


apologetic. They say they will spend whatever it takes to get this right,


they realise there is a problem. It's not much consolation to


patients. It seems like there is a back`up plan for the NHS in this


situation? You would think there would be. Something that is clearly


extremely important for patients that are using it, when we do


contract out to the private sector, you would hope there would be some


sort of contingency plan. It's not the first time a Private Company has


let the public sector down. That said, it is tempting to say, well,


outsourcing is a bad idea. But, frankly, the NHS doesn't have a


great IT record itself. It is blaming its logistics supply, it is


their IT problems on this. One thing he mentioned, one woman was forced


to call after two deliveries failed to arrive for her ten`year`old son


who suffers from multiple sclerosis. Another woman who suffers from


severe Crohn's disease was on hold for 45 minutes, complaining about


them failing to deliver. I think some people were waiting even longer


than that. Staying with The Independent, Judge prevents May


sending asylum seeker back to lawless Somalia? They say that


Theresa May has been accused of acting unlawfully by forcing failed


Somalian asylum seekers back to Mogadishu. I'm not entirely sure


where this word unlawfully comes from. The story is basically saying


that a judge has ordered an injunction on behalf of a


23`year`old Somali man. He is referring a decision to send him


back to the other tribunal. That will be a test of whether the


Government is right to say this is a safe place to send people. It will


be immensely important for all of the other Somalis waiting in the


same situation. I guess it is another one of those battles over


the Human Rights Act and what is deemed to be safe, deemed to be


acceptable. Who gets to decide? The Government would say one thing,


lawyers acting for the individual concerned would say another. It's


difficult for courts to judge because they change. You can say


today that Mogadishu is safe, in a couple of months it is not a stable


place. What is it going to be? You are sending them back permanently.


Are you judging that on, well, it is safe on Tuesday. We consider it will


be safe in the next six months. What rights do these people have? A


difficult situation. There is a functioning government, but it only


seems to have a writ for the capital, perhaps that is where the


Home Office feels it can come up with this decision, but the rest of


the country is out of the question. That is interesting, keep an eye on


that one. Finally, the Metro, two weeks to save your computers,


apparently a bug that could get your personal details. We have all got


two weeks to clean up our computers. This could be written another way.


The NCA and the FBI have said they have shut down the servers but they


can only do it for two weeks, which doesn't fill you with confidence,


particularly. In the meantime, they are saying, look, they are using it


as an advantage for buying anti`virus software. But, yeah, what


they have done is isolated this virus, and they have controlled it,


but they reckon that in two weeks, the criminals will have worked out a


way to get back in and could get your data. It says what it says, and


the gang, or the group of gangs are meant to be based in Russia and


Eastern Europe, and their ringleader, Evgeniy Bogachev, he


sounds like a kind of James Bond villain! Master spy! The FBI have


put out a most wanted poster for him, I didn't realise they still did


that. Clearly, these gangs are one step ahead of the crime agencies.


That is the problem, isn't it? Are you going to clean up your


computers? Mine is very clean. I was always told Apple was not affected,


but they probably are! I have got an Apple, is there a risk? Don't know!


It sounds implausible to me. Finally, we going to look at the


Express, yeah, basically the latest on the situation of Madeleine


McCann, British police involved in this search in this particular area


of Praia da Luz. Yeah, it must be just such a worrying, difficult time


for my blunder can's parents. I was reading today a feature on the BBC


website, talking to people in the local area. `` Madeleine McCann. The


mayor was saying, couldn't they have waited until after the tourist


season? You just think, pole come on, there are more important things


to worry about, surely. It seems to be concretely they are following up.


You will be back in an hour's time, many thanks for that. Stay with us


at BBC News, much more at the top of the hour on all the latest


developments on all the stories. Now it is time for Sportsday.


Hello and welcome to Sportsday, I'm Hugh Ferris.


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