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Hello and welcome to our look ahead to what the papers


With me are David Wooding of The Sun on Sunday and the writer


Good morning and thank you both some at her being with us. Let's take a


look at what the front pages have. The violence in Charlottesville


happened too late to catch most of the Sunday papers,


but lets look at the front pages. The Telegraph reports Cabinet


will pledge the UK's commitment to leave the single market


and custom union after Brexit - after a summer of


infighting over the issue. Former Labour minister


David Miliband enters the Brexit debate in the Observer -


as he calls for another vote on how The Mail on Sunday says


the prime minister is to apologise to Tory supporters


in a bid to save her job. Model Chloe Ayling, who says


she was kidnapped in Italy, also shares her full story


in the paper. The Sunday Times has


more on measures to stop a dip in exam results -


following tougher GCSE The paper also carries


a photo of Mo Farah, who just missed out on a golden


goodbye at the world athletics Let's kick off with the Sunday


Telegraph, so much apparent disunity within the Cabinet on Brexit. Philip


Hammond and the others arguing but now there seems to be perhaps a


degree of unanimity? Yes, peace has broken out in the Cabinet over


Brexit! Two of the fiercest opponents inside the Cabinet on


Brexit, Liam Fox, the International Trade secretary who is a devout


Brexiteer and Philip Hammond, a die-hard remainder, have written a


joint article for the Sunday Telegraph saying we are singing from


the same hymn sheet, singing with one voice, the view is there will be


an interim concessional period, they don't say how long it is, crucially,


but after that it will be a full Brexit which will involve leaving


the single market, leaving the customs union and removing Britain


from the jurisdiction of the European Court of Justice. They have


agreed on that and this has removed that element of what Philip Hammond


was dry to do... Does that mean he has lost the debate? It seems to me


like it's a bit of a compromise. Liam Fox clearly did not want a


transitional period of any sort, he thought it will be what will be


dubbed a cliff edge in March 20 19. Philip Hammond once this


transitional period seen by the other side as remaining by the back


door. He has accepted that must be a transition period but for a limited


period, but we don't know how long. That is the key, how long is the


transition? Philip Hammond. Thing about up to three years. I would


have thought that was a sensible amount of time. I think they


probably bought it down to 18 months, two years. It also says over


the next ten days as we get new proposals coming through it is


understood Theresa May will offer free movement to Irish citizens in


and out of Britain so that sounds like the Irish prime ministers will


get his answer at last to what is the plan. There is a sort of


Schengen area between Ireland and Great Britain? There has been since


the 1920s. People who are a little bit younger than I will not remember


life before the European Union when in fact, Britain and the Republic of


Ireland had already eight Schengen style deal, the forefather of


Schengen. Even during the troubles, you could dry across, you would get


stuffed by British troops to wanted to know where you were going and


what you were doing, the hard bit will be getting from Northern


Ireland over to the mainland. But of course Northern Ireland, sorry, the


Republic of Ireland is not part of Schengen anyway, so it won't make


that much difference, I think people will and are making too much of it.


Let's look at the Observer, we mentioned David Miliband, who lost


out to his brother Ed for the Labour leadership and is now in America. He


has some things to say about Brexit. He's been praising Philip Hammond,


he says I never thought I would say this but Philip Hammond is also


playing an important, even valiant role, the transition of the county


advocates is vital. Perhaps we should have done this before the


Telegraph what he's advocating we are now learning from the Telegraph


has been agreed in two loose way. We have remained voters and leave


voters coming together to stayed there should be a transition period,


dependent on how long it will be but David Miliband, obviously, is


massively against Brexit. And you know, no doubt would support any


kind of anti Brexit parties should there be one but it's quite


interesting, he has almost foreseen what was going to be said this


weekend and said he approves of that. There has been quite a lot of


talk of office bring, about setting up a new anti Brexit political


party, what do you hear? Allegedly a couple of Cabinet investors who were


talking about, we don't know who they are, wanting to be in this new


centre party cold the Democrats who strangely, don't want to accept the


democratic will of the people in a referendum! Inevitably speculation


that David Miliband wants to be part of this but I think that but has


felt for him, he mist out on the Labour leadership, not even an MP


but he could be a spokesperson for a new sort of, all party soft Brexit.


He's not putting himself forward enough. He seems to respond but when


someone asks him for an opinion he is reluctant to give one. I don't


get the sense of entrusting himself back into politics. It's a great


shame to have lost, he was a big player and could have gone on to


great things. Let's talk about the Mail on Sunday, Theresa May, back to


work this week after her walking holiday. Talking about how she is


going to make a grovelling apology at the Conservative Party conference


for losing the corona's majority at the election, catastrophic


destruction. She will make this before her big speech, normally


Wednesday lunchtime, she will make on the Sunday, probably on


prime-time television, it is mea culpa. I am sorry, is this a Latin


lesson? I was much too slow. It's got shades of Tony Blair in 2003


when the Iraq war, he was under a lot of pressure and he did what was


dubbed the masochism strategy, he went out and met a load of relatives


of those who had been killed or injured in the Iraq war to try and


show his sorrow about what had happened. There is a feeling there


is a little bit of that and what Theresa May was planning to do and


she has to go through that because there is no doubt this conference


will set the tone for ever she goes next. Isn't this a statement of the


obvious? Obviously she's going to have to apologise, she really messed


up and she cannot keep pulling the wool over this, I know she keeps


going on walking holidays, I note that you went on one. I don't know


what exciting... But you know... For goodness' sake, this is October,


what will happen between now and October? After the election people


said she could maybe only last a few days, she is still there. She will


last a feud months. She's only there because they want to be there,


nobody who wants the wants to take over the entry that she has at the


moment. They want her to sort out the mess. Does that mean she stays


until after Brexit? That is the ideal scenario, most of the possible


runners want her to sort rakes it out and for them to breeze in and


take over in time for the next election. It will be breathing in


and taking over it will be cleaning up with a very large dustpan and


brush, wanted? Do you think if she does this mea culpa, does that in


some way help her, does it take the sting out of the wind? She's done,


said it on television to the nation, said it took Cabinet but this is...


And I think she said it to the 1922 backbench MPs. It is the first time


she will of met the party faithful, the activists, and they feel


betrayed. It's like raising children, David. I shouldn't have to


tell you to say sorry, you should naturally have said sorry, that's


what you teach children. Second is you not understand that sorry is not


enough, I want you to change your behaviour? Stop doing the same thing


and say sorry to time, change behaviour, it right. You hit on a


good point, the other view that by making this big pronouncement on


Sunday she will show the witness which is that she failed to win a


majority and she will draw attention to that. The Sunday Times, A-level


results week this week. They are saying schools fear chaos over tough


A-levels. The marks required to secure top grades in the first


supposedly tougher new GCE A-level exams have them lowered to avert a


dramatic fall in results. Then! Let's find a stick with which to


beat, they are not beating the system, they are beating the


teenagers getting their results. So you got a grade a but you are not as


smart as your previous cohort. I have had two children go through


this, the exams are tough and party they are tough because they are so


unstructured these days. Children are learning Asian workers board of


information instead of a structure, catered meal with a starter, main


course and a pudding and actually, they are... I am getting very


confused by the analogies. There is no structure to how they are taught.


One might say they don't learn very much, it's not to say it's hard,


it's harder because there is no logic to how they are taught by the


way they are taught. It's much harder for them to get good grades


learning and see -- and easy syllabus, that's the bizarre thing.


It's all about Michael Gove when he was Education Secretary, toughening


them up, they are worried they will be so tough that few people will


reach the grades. But there has to be a balance. There is an argument


about inflation in grades, the University of Surrey, wasn't it,


giving 40% of their students first. The trouble is when you start making


education everything, it means that people are going to plate that


system. The Sunday Telegraph again and the athletics and a dramatic


picture of Mo Farah, the World Championships ending in a


disappointment, he only got silver, it is only because we are used in


Get Involved, white and emotional moment. The first time since 2011,


let's not forget, that he has failed to win any major championship. He


took defeat with great grace to the Ethiopian and the crowd were behind


him and gave him a great sendoff. It's the same with Usain Bolt, we


take for granted the fact he is going to get gold and then when he


does and it's a shock. I imagine Oxford psychologists will write


about this. I wonder if knowing this is the last took something of the


confidence? Or maybe they were overconfident. He did give it is


all, he really gave it his all, he didn't have that... And he's been an


amazing ambassador for British sport in general, reddish athletics. And


for immigrants who have come here and become part of the culture and


national heritage. It's been a great Championships, because of the sort


of twists and turns... I understand our relay team weren't, from


watching BBC News, which was the third fastest ever time. They did


indeed. One last story, here are, the Sun on Sunday. Inside,


extraordinary, a medical story about a man who had a forced own tumour in


his stomach. It was extraordinary, they removed everything including


parts of his abdominal wall, his small towel, has large bowl, his


pancreas, ten organs removed and he is a well man. It is just


extraordinary. David and I said when we looked at this, we didn't know


there were ten removable organs. There can't be much of his body


left. He had six transplants, the great thing is this guy is so


grateful to the Oxford unit, he ran a race to run -- raise money for the


transplant. I was at a dinner party the other night, someone who had


donated a kidney to his stepson who was now recovering after five weeks,


doing very well in his 20s. And we found six people within our circle


who all were tested and were happy to donate a kidney and you forget


that this is happening because there are people like you and me who are


saying, do you know what, I can help you with this and it just forces you


to think about donating organs and things after death or even while


alive. And it also shows the extraordinary advances in medical


technology that something like this is possible. Yes, very important.


This man was given 18 months to live, a tumour which was a stone in


weight removed from his stomach and the organs removed, chemotherapy and


he's now been given merely a clean bill of health. A good news story to


end the review on. Many thanks to both of you. Thank you so much, to


remind you, we will take a look at the front pages tomorrow at 10:30pm


and 11:30pm tonight. Coming up on BBC1 after this


programme is Sunday Morning Live, with the details we say good morning


to Sean Fletcher. And Emma Barnett joins him. Good


morning, Donald Trump sending a message to North Korea, we debated


whether military action by the USA will be justified. Justin Gatlin


Boyds getting a chorus of boos again, and we argued whether they


should be more forgiveness in sport. And then Esther Rantzen tells us why


she was arrested cause of a bowl of bad stew. Join us at 10am. We will.


Let's check out the latest weather. I have been liberated from my


earlier studio to see the glory of the day and it's looking really


stupendous. Very glad to say it was actually clear last night for the


greater part of the country and weather watchers as ever were out in


force to capture the overnight glory is and here in Keswick, just


standing out in that glorious sunshine. All of the above courtesy


of this area of high pressure, clearing the sky is very nicely.


This was the scene from just a short time ago, speckled cloud from the


word go across the north and north-west of Scotland, this is the


area that will see the bulk of the showers today. You get the sense on


the big picture on if I need to say anything else, a lot of try and find


weather. More in the way of showers across the Northern Isles, the


Western Isles, the northern half -- half of Scotland. Northern Ireland,


a little bit more cloud after a beautiful start, again just a


passing shower. Possibly the extent of that across the higher ground of


Wales into the south-west, else worked try and find weather, cloud


developing, would stop your fun, possibly a high of 24 degrees.


Lovely weather, what a contrast to Wednesday, we were at the Olympic


centre, an absolute deluge but a great night had by all. I am sure


everyone did. Not so great, Monday, Scotland increasing, Northern


Ireland, the first part of the day, western fringes of England, much of


Wales, the chance of some rain, things turning Chari, some of them


sharp across Northern Ireland later. Not so much in the way of rain


further east but it will cloud up, no overt near as glorious as today.


That area of low pressure taking time to push on through the British


Isles but eventually, working their way through and Tuesday, shaping up


to be a day sunny spells and across the British Isles. Make the most of


that and the dry weather that comes through in the first part of


Wednesday. Gangs to that little ridge of high pressure, a bit like


today, Robert Lee a bit more cloud, weather fronts lurking in the


Atlantic, eventually pushing that cloud and rain further east across


the edition Isles and a top temperature of 22 degrees. Phil,


thank you. That's all from me, continuing coverage on all the top


stories in the BBC News Channel. From us, goodbye.


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