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the party decision to ban new numbers from voting in the
leadership contest will not take decades the Supreme Court.
Hello and welcome to look ahead to the papers. With us, John Stapleton
and Esther McVey. Welcome both. Thanks for having us again.
Delighted to be here, especially tonight. Because we are winning. I
thought he might have said because it was me! Double gold Olympic
medallist Max Whitlock makes many of the pages. He is draped in a union
Jack savouring one of his victories. DfT reports that Brussels intends to
tighten its grip on Web services. Theresa May has ordered Tory
ministers to stop dithering and organise the Brexit as soon as
possible. The paper goes with the headline gold rush. The Metro has a
similar idea. Super Sundays they their triumphant front page. We will
start with that. It is so good to have, after months of difficult news
stories, have all this fun. People love good news, particularly on a
Monday morning. The papers are quite right to splash this. This is
phenomenal. Max has won two golds in the space of an hour. In the league
table we are second behind the USA, ahead of China. Britain ahead of
China in the medals table. And Andy Murray is with -- of a chance of
winning gold. Listening to them being interviewed afterwards, Max,
you won your gold, will you win the second? Your nerves could get the
better of you. You could go out there and fluff it. And he didn't.
He was cool as a cucumber. They have been so magnanimous, so caring and
sharing to their partners. Very honest. Laura Trott, whoever it was,
Wiggins, it has been sensational. I was watching the two Belgian girls
who won the heptathlon against Thompson Johnson. But what was
really striking about that and many of the events was the warmth between
these two. They were applauding each other when an opponent did well.
They hugged each other at the end. Jessica Ennis-Hill did at the end of
competition. I was so thrilled. I wish that spirit would sometimes
transferred to football. We have done our very best, this has been
four years. Therefore, it does allow you to congratulate someone who is
better than you. That was what was so amazing. That they were
excellent. This camaraderie. And knowing when somebody better than
you won. What a sacrifice they have made. Dedicating their lives to it.
Are you going out on a bike now?! Yellow Madrid is a bit late. There
was a lot of stuff after the last Olympics asking what happened to the
Olympic legacy. People send that had playing fields not been closed down
how much better we might have done. The National Lottery money has made
a big difference. They have been giving the training facilities to
enable them to compete on a level playing field, if you don't mind,
with the opposition. Whether it was Chris Boardman coming into the
cycling, it totally revolutionised it. He knew how to win, he knew how
to get team tactics better. He knew how to get a strategy in place. We
need to keep going. We will be ahead of America next time! Who knows? It
is really great. We do have other stories. It is a bit like saying
we're banging on too much! Not at all. We were waiting to see if we
could show you this. Here it is, the old-fashioned way. The Huffington
Post, Labour members give up on supreme challenge to leadership vote
but fight -- pledged to fight on. They will not go to the Supreme
Court because it will cost too much money. They steamed -- seem to think
it has been worth challenging the decision. The court came to the
right decision, saying that the precise eligibility criteria shall
be defined by the National Executive Committee. They say the rules of
your party should set what is really going on. To be fair, it is a sad
story for a Labour. It is what is going on beneath all of this. It is
poisonous. It is splitting the party. You haven't got the MPs
behind the leader. You haven't got the members with the MPs. You have
got new members with their leader. It is for them are very
uncomfortable period and it will not get any better. I completely agree.
I think it is very sad. These people are entitled to take the action they
did. They opened up the debate about democracy. But at the end of the day
it is an irrelevance. The real story is that the Labour Party is in such
deep trouble, it is tearing itself apart. That is bad for the country.
Every government needs a strong opposition. There isn't a strong
opposition. There is every prospect it will get weaker. It has
implications across the board. People want certainty in the
country. It impacts business, exporter. You do need a strong
opposition. Nobody knows where this is going to go to, but it will be an
ugly fight and probably an ugly end. Prime Minister, get this out of the
EU and fast, according to this one. This is a story the express loves.
She says, crack, that, we have decided we are going. The story this
morning in one of the papers, to which this is a response, is that
they are dilly-dallying of it and making excuses. She said of two
departments and they're not ready yet. -- set up two departments. They
are saying maybe they cannot do it as quickly as they thought. Maybe it
will take until 2019, 2020. Crack on with it. Crack, that, stop messing
about. We are further ahead than we. Were We are ahead of the curve in
one sense. The country needs confidence. People need to know
where you are going. She is right. Crack on with it and get on with it,
but equally, there are practicalities. But I do believe the
civil servants will be going at top speed. They are in a meeting at
7:30am to start the process going. Good heavens, what sacrifices will
they make next?! Page two of the Daily Express is about Boko Haram,
and kidnapped 276 young girls from Chibok. We are not going to show you
the photograph because we have been trying to preserve the anonymity of
these young girls. Some of whom have reportedly been raped and badly
abused, forced to marry their captors. Here they are being put in
a video to say, we would prefer to hand them over but we want some
fighters back. It is an appalling story. And heaven knows what has
happened to these girls in two years. And heaven knows why it so
long to find them, to identify them. The government is saying, we want to
make sure. They claim to be talking to the captors but they want to be
sure they are talking to the right captors. Good heavens, it is two
years. The terrain is not helpful. But even so... This is a
horrendously brutal group. Since 2009, they have killed 20,000 people
and displaced 2.8 million people. When they say they want their
prisoners out of jail to return these girls, you have to think what
happened last time. They took 105 of their own members out of prison, and
an extra 600 prisoners, and more violence and death followed suit.
The negotiations will have to be well judged. A couple of stories in
the FT. This one will be interesting if you can sum it up for us.
Brussels to tighten grip on Web services in telecoms shake-up. That
is trying to get regulations right for a grey area in the law. They
want to make sure that places like WhatsApp and Google and Facebook
comply with requests for things like security, and also comply with
things, how do they make their money from the details of their customers?
I think for too long it has been a wild West. They are well ahead of
the curve. I do not think it is policed or regulated properly. These
are companies, some of only about 15 years old, when you look at it,
Google as 2 trillion hits a year. Bigger than most companies because
it has managed to go into the space, the World Wide Web, and basically
like a Trojan horse, suck it up. Would you talk about the next one?
Energy suppliers put their foot in gas suppliers. It is an astonishing
story of the bottom of the front page. Thousands of gas customers
have been overcharged because energy suppliers have made a sick mistakes
reading their meters. They have confused old imperial meters with
new ones. This affects all six big energy suppliers, apparently. Some
people have been undercharged by 60% and some people have been
overcharged by 130%. What this story does not make clear, possibly
because it is not evidential, is how much these people will be
compensated and when? Beggars belief. I love the bit that they are
overcharged by 130% but undercharged by 60%. How many energy suppliers
will confuse gas meters in people's houses? They are the experts. How do
you put it right and when will it be put right? Finally, Buzz feed.
Nadiya Hussain, who famously won The Great British Bake Off and baked a
cake for the Queen, has been talking to desert Island discs saying she
has been facing racism, that it has been part of her life for years.
Almost a daily occurrence. Listening to it, I thought what dignity --
dignity she had. In terms of how she was dealing with it and confront it.
She said, this is my home, I love it here, but I will not meet and match
that can of ugliness and vitriol myself. How she has dealt with it is
tremendous. But the fact she has to deal with it that macro and her
children as well. It is jealousy. There will be various other emotions
as well. These can of attacks have increased. This story does not
detail it, but would -- woman assumed these attacks increased
after Brexit. Whatever your thoughts about Brexit, we will not go into
that one tonight. It was proven statistically it did unleash racism.
She was born and bred in Luton, this goal. And no one, no matter where
they are born, should be subject to that kind of abuse. That is it.
Because it is a Sunday, John and Esther will be back with a second
look at half-past 11. Coming up next, Meet The Author.
The athlete Eric Liddell is the man whose story was immortalised
in the Oscar-winning film Chariots of Fire.
A strict Christian, he refused to run in the hundred metres
at the Paris Olympics in 1924, because the race