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Hello and welcome to our look ahead to what the the papers will be
With me are the journalist Sean Dilley and The Guardian
The Daily Mail has said that RAF drone strikes have taken out British
jet -- jihadists. The Metro's main story
is the killing of Helen Bailey by her fiancee Ian Stewart,
and asks if he killed The Telegraph leads on the story
of the British suicide bomber Ronald Fiddler,
who blew himself up in a bombing near Mosul, and asks whether UK
terror payouts went to the so-called The Guardian goes with the
appointment of Cressida Dick, and Helen Bailey who was found dead
alongside her dog. The I also features Cressida Dick's
appointment and says she is already being criticised
over her involvement And the Times has said that the data
kingdom is wasting hundreds of millions subsidising power stations,
burning pallets that do more harm to the environment than what they
replace. The Express says a new jab
could stop millions of people developing Type 2 diabetes and also
speculates on whether And this is also the daily mirror.
Also featuring that photograph of Cheryl. You do wonder... And a
single mum has also won ?14 million. Good on her. One story dominating.
That is terrorism. The question on the front page of the Daily
Telegraph. Did UK terror pay outs go to Isil? Indeed. What happened at
Iraq and thereafter. The money that was paid to this man is something
that is going to be talked about for days. Newspapers are going to take a
different tact, different angle. The Daily Telegraph looking at the money
that was paid to him, and wondering if some of that was actually used to
fund the activities of Isil. Other newspapers, my one included want to
know why that was made. I think these are issues that are going to
run in tandem. It is easy to say no. We know so much more about this
particular character. But certainly are feeling, rulings that some of
those from Guantanamo Bay were innocent. Shakily radicalised, lost
their way. This is an example, I am afraid, and I cannot help being
controversial and no doubt we're going to get some abuse on Twitter
later but ultimately if somebody is not charged over criminal offence
they cannot be convicted. Yes, National Security Agency and I think
some measures could be taken that may or may not be ones that we would
agree with day to day but ultimately if somebody has been badly treated
on a circumstance that is what the courts rule. It is like seeing the
Hugh and I wood badly interfaced appearance fees and go and do some
illegal activity. It is nonsense. The idea of monitoring how he was
going to spend the money, that is a secondary point. Why give him so
much money in the first place. What were they trying to hide? I think
people are good to look at why that payment was made. He was deemed to
be innocent. Actually deemed to be for security. He was monitored.
Nobody believed. It was a blemish. What it said was that they did not
want to go to court, and have the intelligence operation and the
mechanics of the intelligence operation discussed in open court. I
smell a rat. The intelligence operations have been discussed in
court cases, you have got ways of doing that with Camara hearings.
This would not be the first time. The fact it was felt that in this
case that could not be done, and instead they had to give him so much
money, I think that tells you that they did not want to discuss what
was done. Allegations about extraordinary renditions. It is a
different point to what he did with the money. They should have watched
him more closely. Legitimate argument. But the idea about what he
was doing with his money, moot point. What are you doing with
yours? Tony Blair's government lobbied for the release of
Guantanamo Bay despite never regarding him as innocent. Something
that Jack Straw has admitted. Again, why have they given him
compensation? The argument was about the rule of law. Suspicions. Nothing
proven about him. The detention at Guantanamo should not have happened.
And they made that argument on the basis of the process. It is easy for
us to see. We know what he has done after blowing himself up. Perhaps he
was a terrorist all along. But he was living in Manchester for ten
years. Tony Blair did not pay compensation. He has actually said
that, but he has been out of power for ten years. The politics of years
gone past, we have heard nothing and suddenly it is interesting that
every single time something being discussed, we get more of Tony
Blair. Connie suspicious but why is that? We will wait and see. Time
will tell. The Metro. This is going to upset many commuters. It is an
awful story. Did he kill his first wife? Referring to Ian Stewart.
Killing Helen Bailey. The back story is that she was her first husband
after a freak accident, she became lonely and went on to social media,
talking to various people and he was one of them. Striking up a
relationship. Seemed to be terribly happy with him and suddenly appears
that all of the time he was planning to get rid of her and get her money.
She killed her. Has it has just got so many elements that people are
going to be interested in. Her celebrity, but also the sense of
Midsummer models. She was planning the wedding, he was planning the
murder. Facebook brought them together. So many interesting
strands. But on the human level it is just a terribly sad story. And
also looking into the death of his first wife. Going to re-examine
that. Very sad. We can move to the Guardian. A lot of newspapers
covering Cressida Dick, becoming the first woman to run the Metropolitan
Police. I know that you were on Twitter. A lot of people upset that
we keep mentioning that she is a woman. As the Guardian points out,
she is a constable. Why is that such a big deal? If you are treating
this, stop before you tweet. It is the first thing that a woman has
been in charge of the Metropolitan Police. In the same way that Hillary
Clinton would have been the first female president of the United
States. Get over it. It is. It is not unique there. Woman are not very
represented at the top as well as other groups. It is historic. People
have pointed out that President Obama was the first black man, to be
president of the united states. I wonder if people who tweet things
like why are you mentioning if she is a woman, they have an issue that
they are not wanting to admit to. It is clearly about equality. Not
making such a big deal of this. It is a big deal. If you think about
the organisation, policing has been a very male dominated, macho thing.
The Metropolitan Police have had issues in the past, about treating
female officers. And if they can get through the ranks, get a fair deal.
So to have a woman in charge of that organisation is a significant
advance. And when we have the stories it is important to stop,
this is a big thing. Celebrate. Cressida Dick, nobody can deny the
fact she has had an illustrious career. She rose through the ranks.
I think she was Chief Superintendent at the time of the Jean Charles
shooting. I am not sure. It could have been a promotion afterwards.
But she was known as one of the gold commanders and was widely criticised
for saying stop him. That was controversial because you have got
so many interpretations of that. Very a marmite figure. Much some
people loved her when she was in charge of Operation Trident, gun
crime. By the same token, that expression, the rate man for the job
can no longer apply. But looking to the future, a lot of hope that she
can reform the Metropolitan Police, and tackle terrorism. Make not just
London but the United Kingdom safer, and tackle racism. Absolutely.
Nobody can look at the appointment and say it has been gun crime. --
tokenism. She has done very significant things at Scotland Yard.
Operation Trident, gun crime. Also counterterrorism units. She does
have a big job because obviously the budget is going to be an important
thing straightaway. The government is keen to keep the pot string
state. But the Metropolitan Police have so many responsibilities, she
has got to have the political nous to deal with that, while having
credibility to keep the officers on her side. She is also continued ten
a day to do a job. And we're not talking about cigarettes. The Times.
A bigger bowl. Fruit and vegetables. How much do you eat? On none. Some,
three. Sundays, but I am not going to have ten bananas. I would be in
even worse shape. Ten grapes? That would be easy. Ten melons! Ten
portions, scientists have said. Anybody wanting maximum protection
against heart disease, cancer and early death should eat 800 grams.
Double the government advice. It is difficult because they change the
advice every so often. But we do need to think about what we eat. You
think about the obesity crisis that we have. You eat several times a
day, and if you exchange something fattening, is that a problem? They
have sinned do not eat things like bottle. They change things.
Recently, but is apparently fine. Then it is sugar. You have been
reading too many of the stories. And the Daily Telegraph. Marmalade could
be toast. Worried that we're not exposing our children to an offer
that. National scandal. It said that young people are rejecting
marmalade. No! Chocolate spread. Peanut butter. One percent aged
under 28. Six out of ten, aged over 65. They have just as people and a
sorry. If you have a really racy story on page number three, it was
known as the marmalade dropper! Many thanks for taking us through that.
We're going to do that again, the second round. Even more Twitter
conversations. We will see you in a bit. That is it. We are going to be
back later. You can see the front pages online, on the BBC News
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