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Hello and welcome to our look ahead to what the papers

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

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

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

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happened too late to catch most of the Sunday papers,

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

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

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and custom union after Brexit - after a summer of

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infighting over the issue. Former Labour minister

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David Miliband enters the Brexit debate in the Observer -

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

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the prime minister is to apologise to Tory supporters

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

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she was kidnapped in Italy, also shares her full story

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in the paper. The Sunday Times has

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more on measures to stop a dip in exam results -

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following tougher GCSE The paper also carries

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

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

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

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

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

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Brexit! Two of the fiercest opponents inside the Cabinet on

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

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

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joint article for the Sunday Telegraph saying we are singing from

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

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

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

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the single market, leaving the customs union and removing Britain

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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understood Theresa May will offer free movement to Irish citizens in

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

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

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

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

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

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Ireland had already eight Schengen style deal, the forefather of

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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democratic will of the people in a referendum! Inevitably speculation

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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going to make a grovelling apology at the Conservative Party conference

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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unstructured these days. Children are learning Asian workers board of

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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picture of Mo Farah, the World Championships ending in a

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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his stomach. It was extraordinary, they removed everything including

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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alive. And it also shows the extraordinary advances in medical

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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to Sean Fletcher. And Emma Barnett joins him. Good

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Atlantic, eventually pushing that cloud and rain further east across

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

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

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

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