01/05/2017 The Papers


01/05/2017

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This is BBC News. There might be vital for the economy, carrying

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millions of people every year to shop, work and study, but both

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services outside London are in crisis according to campaigners.

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Councillors across England and Wales Councillors across England and Wales

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have cut their boss budgets by a third, affecting thousands of

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routes. It is the young, the less well off than those living in small

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villages who are suffering the most. villages who are suffering the most.

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Our transport correspondent has the report. Time is running out for many

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of our buses. They carry three times more people than the trains, but

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thousands of routes have gone in recent years. This is a late-night

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service from Bath. It is one of the services facing cuts. In September

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the funding for the service is going to run out completely. Most of the

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passengers on this bus are young, like Holly who works late in a

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restaurant. And Joshua goes to college in Bath. They cannot afford

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to drive or move house. You just cannot find the same opportunities

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in a small town, so being able to travel daily and nightly is very

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important to me being able to earn enough money to live. How much

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longer will you be going to college? longer will you be going to college?

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Three years. How will you get there? I want be able to if they cut the

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bus services. It is said that different councils should help to

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fund the services. First bus has kept it going for a few months but

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unless a campaign can drum up more unless a campaign can drum up more

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passengers some services will go. It is a story reflected across much of

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England and Wales. Campaigners said nearly 3000 routes have been slimmed

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down or dropped since 2010. 500 of them last year when two thirds of

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local authorities cut their 's budget. First group ran one fifth of

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the bus services outside London, which is where these cuts are

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happening. We want to serve more customers. When we are criticised we

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services as a last resort. They're services as a last resort. They're

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funding. They said that cuts in funding. They said that cuts in

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funding have forced them to cut rates. They will soon have more

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powers to improved services but passengers know that once their boss

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back. Coming up at 11:30pm we will back. Coming up at 11:30pm we will

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have a full paper review before then here are some of the front pages.

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The Daily Telegraph says that EU officials are trying to prevent the

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Prime Minister from getting a deal about expats in Europe. It also

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features a large picture of Princess Charlotte. The FT says the European

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Commission is planning to issue plans to control the Euro clearing

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market. It is the high cost of calls in hospitals that is highlighted on

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the front of the metro. The high claims that tax laws are so complex

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that tax payers may end up overpaying. There is also the

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meeting between to reason me and Jean-Claude Juncker. The Prime

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Minister is claiming that the account was just gossip. The Daily

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Mail says that fertility clinics exploit couples who are desperate

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for a baby by persuading them to donate eggs in return for free

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treatment. The Claims warns of a financing crisis around new cars.

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They say that buyers are not always made aware of the terms of the

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loans. The Guardian says that the Prime Minister is having to battle

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getting Brexit talks back on track after what it calls a humiliating

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start to the negotiations. Those are the front pages, now it

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