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snooker. And it has been a good day for

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England's cricketers on day one of the third test. That is in 15

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minutes after The Papers. Hello and welcome to our look ahead

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to what the the papers will be With me are Tim Collins,

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former Conservative MP and Managing Director

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of Bell Pottinger Public Affairs, We will just get

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of the Guardian. Three of the men who took part in

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Three of the men who took part last Easter. If we gets nicked we

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can hold our heads up. It is like a story from way back. It reminds me

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of a story from one of the 1950s or 1960s East end. I would be surprised

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if they do not make a film I took if they do not make a film I took

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this and Ray Winstone with play on it. The darker side is that one of

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the figures was associated with a crime boss. What is remarkable is

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that people in the 60s and 70s were involved in a stunning claim. They

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have given themselves nicknames. There is the governor, Billy the

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Fish, the Ben Martin. Its roots be right not to see them as a bunch of

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cuddly old grandad. Their records go back a long way. And basil is still

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had the keys? Where is the ?9 had the keys? Where is the ?9

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million? A lots of people who had property in those city deposits

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boxes would like to know. Let us boxes would like to know. Let us

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talk about IAAF. Lord call was declared fit to clean up athletics

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but was he part of the problem? Fitness is getting closer to him by

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the report. The first report World Anti-Doping Agency said there

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had been systematic corruption on the part of Russia. It also said

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that the then President, Lamine Diack, was operating a system which

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involved in extortion and so on. The second report today sees it was not

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Lamine Diack by himself, people on the council must have known. Lord

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call has been in position here for eight years. The inference seems to

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be he should have known yet within the same breath the person who did

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the report said he would be the best person to clear it. He has only been

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President since August. He is the best person to deal with it. I know

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dealings in what he did with the dealings in what he did with the

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London Olympics he is effective and a clean and honest man. He should be

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going to talk about pensions next. going to talk about pensions next.

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Two very different treatments of the same story. The Daily Express giving

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as a positive look at it. Millions get pensions boost. But also the

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Daily Telegraph on pensions. Unpick the story. It is

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right. What is happening, and that right. What is happening,

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tells us something about the age profile of the leadership of The

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Papers, if you are over the age of 43 you will be better off as a

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result of the changes the Government has taken through. Most people who

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read The Daily Express are above the read The Daily Express are above

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age of 43 and four then it is good news. The Telegraph also has an

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above average readership. If you are under the age of 43 you would be

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worse off. There are lots of reasons for that. The system has been

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designed in that way. But you cannot ignore that politicians are very

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careful and calculating and the careful and calculating and the

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point is that people over the age of 43 vote in greater numbers of people

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under the age of 43. All of that is true but The Express and talking to

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its own audience sees this as good news. But the small print is seen

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2030. You have got to make it to 2030. Obviously if you do not

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survive to reach pension age there's not a lot the Government can about

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it. Young people need to start voting otherwise policy is going to

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be designed for the people that do vote. I hope if you are 43 you will

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make it until 2030. Let us look at the FT. NHS faces

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loss of senior staff as pension cap pushes doctors to retire. Why are

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they being pushed? George Osborne has decided to drop the tax relief

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on pensions, the amount you can accrue from a pension. It went to

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2.5 million. It will be 1 million from April onwards. The main thesis

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of the story is that there are a number of well-paid people who have

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been working for a long time inside the NHS so they have established

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these pots. You can retire at 55. They are suggesting such as the

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state within the NHS with people will think, I will jump ship

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now. There is difficulty about this. You get frequent stories about so

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many people wanting to leave the NHS. We have to remember that the

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NHS has got 1.6 million employees. It is one of the five biggest

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employers in the world alongside the United States Department of defence.

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You are bound to have... It puts into context the debate about junior

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doctors. There will be an entire generation, the junior doctors, have

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a large prospect of re-tiling on the sort of pension that hardly anybody

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in the private sector would ever be able to afford.

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brought in mind when you think about terms and conditions. They say their

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strike is to do with the fact that there will not be restrictions on

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dangerous hours. Junior doctors dangerous hours. Junior doctors

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doctors claim that they will only have ?1 million of pension, a phrase

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that hardly any MIDI in the private sector could meet.

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Carbon critics feared bloodbath. Ten Labour MPs face fight to keep seats

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as constituency boundaries change. Will the Conservatives benefit? It

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is a combination of two things. The Government is carrying to the change

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last parliament. The Liberal that they try to legislate in

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last parliament. The Liberal Democrats stop them. It was to make

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the boundaries of constituencies even so that you are the same number

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of votes in each constituency. It is fair. It does benefit the

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Conservatives but that is because the present system is skewed against

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them. Within the Labour Party this gives the opportunity for existing

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sitting moderate Labour MPs to be deselected because they will no

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longer automatically stand for the constituency they represent. The

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constituency may change. Jeremy Corbyn may throw them out. There are

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high profile names. It is a logical process which leaves the

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Conservative Party in an advantageous position. Whether it is

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fair or not, who can say? The Conservatives do not make this stuff

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up for themselves. There is a Commission that would set

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boundaries. How many times have we turned a deaf ear to the boundary

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Commission? The Conservatives implement that every single time

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which tells a story. Moving on to The Guardian, Church avoids split

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over gay rights but liberals paid place. It is an excellent story. We

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thought we were going to use the word schism in its proper meaning

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for the first time in a long time. Justin Welby has put together a

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deal. It is a surprise. The Liberals, the American Episcopalian

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Church, are not allowed to play any part, they are in favour of same-sex

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marriage. They will not be allowed to play any part for the next three

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years in terms of the running of the Anglican community. This was pushed

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on by Africans, principally the canyons, Ugandans and Nigerians who

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see this as a fragile deal. -- the Kenyans, Ugandans and

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Nigerians. Power is shifting. Africa and Asia are less socially liberal

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than north America. We will stay with The Guardian. Alan Rickman at

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the top of the front page. An actor of singular charm and charisma. A

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huge number of tributes paid to him. Friends taken by surprise. Many did

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not know he was ill. It is always said of actors that they are lovely.

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But it does seem that he was genuinely loved. He was marvellous.

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My family will always adore him for the Harry Potter movies. Latterly

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impeccable in the Die Hard movies. He once said he did not play

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villains, he played interesting people. He did not like to talk

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about the actual craft of acting. He said it was too difficult to

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describe. Whatever he thought of it, he had such an appeal. It is

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remarkable. The announcement came at half past 12. Since then over 5

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million people have come on the site and read about Alan Rickman, which

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is remarkable. Even more remarkable is that the audience from America

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coming onto the site is bigger than the UK audience. A measure of his

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appeal in all parts of the world. That is it for The Papers for now.

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We are back at half past 11. Now it

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