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Welcome both. Let's see if we can
get it right. Many of the front
pages are already in. Let's start
with the times which has a picture
of Donald Trump and his daughter on
the eve of their first anniversary
of his inauguration. The Financial
Times. There is news of a potential
new treatment for sufferers of IBS
on the front of the eye. The express
features a reaction that there will
be no attempt by the government to
review the parole board 's decision
to release taxi rate this John
Worboys. Much of it because it is
contaminated. The Telegraph has
Cabinet officer David Lillington has
suggested that they could rejoin the
EU in the future. The mirror leads
with calls by victims of John
Worboys for police to reinvestigate
dozens of allegations of rape and
assault. A variety of different
stories. There were no real
consensus on which one they should
be leading an although the decision
of the release of John Worboys does
feature in a couple and of course
Donald Trump. We will be talking
about that at length in a minute.
There is also much to talk about
with him, isn't there? Let's start
with the express will stop regarding
the outcry because a six offender
John Warboys is to be released from
prison. There was talk that the
government might to take a judicial
review but they have said that now
it is not going to happen.
would be little chance of the parole
board's decision being overturned. I
think the reason why there is so
much anger around this is that the
government set a hare running in the
past week or so, by a nod and a wink
same, we realise there is a lot of
public anger so we will do what we
can to keep him behind bars. Now
they have decided that they cannot
do anything at all. The government
haven't handled it very well.
is an idea that two of his victims.
They don't break its chances of
success that type.
It is difficult
for the government because they did
give the impression that they wanted
to do it will stop when he was
speaking in the House of Commons
today he didn't have a particular
had time, but you can see it on the
front pages of the tabloids.
daily Mirror says it as well.
Although he was convicted on 12 or
so offences, the police think he may
have attacked many more.
the evidence for that might be more
difficult. The problem is that
people feel very strongly about it
and David Gauke has looked as if he
has folded at the first hurdle and
that has contributed to this since
that... Nick Bowles the Conservative
MP had a go at to Reza gave --
There is a lot of
discussion right now about the way
parole boards operate and the fact
that they are so opaque.
just the decision to release him. It
was the way that his victims weren't
informed before it was announced, so
clearly it came as a dreadful shock
to them. There needs to be more
transparency. At the moment people
are looking at it and thinking and
an. Even just what he was convicted
of how could it be right that he has
only served nine years in prison. If
the parole board were in some way
able to come out and get some
indication as to the reason behind
That would involve a change
in the law. They are actually
forbidden to give the reasons by
It was... Social media history
This is a
follow-up story to that and it's
about how that is going to have
knock-on effects in other trials
possibly. It's obviously a real
problem. We don't know why the
police didn't disclose this
information but presumably it's
because they feel under pressure to
achieve convictions. So you've got
the vicious cycle where public
opinion really wants to see people
put away for these terrible offences
but that is leading to miscarriages
of justice. This morning they say it
is to investigation. I'm not casting
aspersions for saying that but the
facts speak for themselves. These
are people who... All the while
there was clear evidence that he
wasn't guilty. It is incredible
really, the amount of power that the
Justice system can wield over
It undermines confidence.
Of course it does. Donald Trump. His
one year in... In office as
president. He is on the front page
of the times with his daughter.
There is an analysis of 25,000
tweets. We thought he had them all
in one year but no he is not a
That would be 70 tweets a
day. It is more like 17 tweets a day
over four years.
It seems like more.
He does get quite a lot of attention
for each one and now he has 280
characters to play with.
There is an
analysis in The Times. There seems
to be some method to it.
know about method... The times
analysis is fascinating because it
picks out that the word he uses most
often is great. It has these fancy
graphs showing the frequency that he
uses phrases, such as crooked
He doesn't sleep a lot.
Apparently you only sleeps only four
hours a night will stop. What let
out at me was that Britain, the word
Britain, appears only seven times
whereas France appears 21 times. I
guess that is partly to do with the
terrorist attacks in France. Theresa
May is looking for reassurance.
Towards the end of this article it
does say that there is some kind of
strategic use of social media. Is
that reading too much into it?
wrote an article once saying that
the way Donald Trump uses twitter is
brilliant, clever. But ever since
then you have just realised that it
is not at all. It is all instinctive
and is based on something that he
has just seen on television. He just
five them off. It is the sort of
stuff that goes down very well with
his supporters. His ratings are not
great. They have been drifting
downward since the election but he
still does have a lot of support in
America and those people are not
And likely doesn't have to
pay for the of an! .
One of the
first things I was taught that the
young journalist was never to use
I can't stand the
use of the double! In particular.
Capitals look like you are shouting
at someone. That is Donald Trump
after being in the presidency for
one year. Nowhere else.
Let's look at the
The UK could rejoin EU in future. We
haven't even left through Brexit yet
and we might one day go back in.
Yeah, he has taken over from Damian
Green as the de facto Deputy Prime
Minister, I thought when Damien
Green left we had seen the back of
that description. But no -
de facto, de facto Deputy Prime
If you're keeping up! He's
next in line. He's a heart beat away
from being Prime Minister and one of
the leading Europhiles in the
Cabinet, he was staunch pro-EU
Conservative MP, in this interview
with the telegraph, Gordon Rainer
has got a great line where he
speculates that once we've left
maybe in a generation's time, we
could talk about rejoining again,
which logically, of course, anything
could happen in the future. But at
this point precise moment in time,
politically, it's a bit a daft thing
to say, think I.
-- I think. It
makes the point that Europe would
probably have to be, and probably
will be rather different by then.
Again, that's part of the
speculation about what might happen
in the future. You know, who knows
what might happen. I do think once
Brexit does happen, I think the
European Union might well want to
think again about how it operates.
It might change. But, you know, as
Kevin says, it's a gift to the daily
Brexit graph. I'm surprised at David
Livington, one of the cleverest
members of the Cabinet. I'm
surprised he didn't see that
question coming and work round it.
Maybe he's answer today that way for
a reason. Who knows.
Let's stay with the Telegraph. That
gets us nicely from Europe to the
next story about Carillion on the
FT. Carillion, channel bridge,
suggested by Boris Johnson, there it
is, the car going off the end,
because they haven't finished
building it. Job fears rise on the
FT. Cherry-picking of assets looks
Carillion has gone bust, obviously,
there will be a scramble to pick up
the profitable bits of what is left.
You know, there are obviously
concerns about the jobs in the long
run. What's interesting about the
jobs is how many of them are being
guaranteed for the moment. All the
ones in the public sector contracts
are 90% -- and 90% of the private
sector contracts are being kept
going, which actually, you know,
suggests that things might not be
quite as bad as we feared when we
heard they'd gone bust.
You hope not
with all the people whose jobs
depend upon it. The Kier group has
offered to take on 200 people. The
banks are being encouraged to extend
Yeah it's not just the
employees that clearly are very,
very worried at the moment. It's the
other companies in the Carillion
supply chain, who are relying on
Carillion paying them in order to
pay their employees. Obviously
they've gone bust owing millions and
millions of pounds. So there's an
awful lot of companies who are left
out of pocket as well. That has a
knock-on effect. As you say, the
banks are being encouraged to be a
bit lenient with them. There's many
ripples to this particular story. I
think it's got a long way to run.
All those services and contracts do
need, you know, if the work needs to
be done, it needs to be done by
That's right and probably
at a slightly higher price, because
the companies that are going to come
in, will obviously, I mean, the
reason Carillion went bust, one of
the reasons was because it had
underpriced the contracts. In the
end, the taxpayer is going to have
to pay more. In a sense, that's just
compensating for the fact that we
were getting a very good deal before
at Carillion's expense.
at the Daily Mail. What a waste
revealed, it says. Half a million
tons of rubbish that we put out for
recycling is being dumped in
landfill or burned instead. I think
most of the recycling that I put out
got blown across the garden this
week in the wind. We had to pick it
up! This has been suspected for a
long time, that the contamination as
well, if you've not sorted it out
properly, it's useless.
mean, I know that our own recycling,
everything, cardboard, plastic,
tins, newspapers, everything goes in
the one bucket, so I mean...
a bucket? In west London.
big wheelie bin.
So do I. Not paper,
paper and card is separate.
you do it, you kind of feel good
about yourself. You think that
you're helping to save the planet.
Well, this kind of bursts that
particular self-righteous bubble. It
shows most of it, sorry 4% of it, a
This is a bit of a
Daily Mail headline, this. Because
actually if you read the small
print, it's only 4% of recycling.
But it had gone up from 1. 7% in
2011. So the trend...
Yes, but this
is giving the impression that it's a
waste of time to recycle because
it's being thrown away or burned.
That's not the case.
What I would
like is them to bring back the
bottle return system, where you
could take them back and get your
Remember that, and blue bottles
as a kid for 10p. You supplement
your sweet money. You didn't realise
you were recycling.
Flesh it out for penny
sweets, if such things still exist,
I have no idea. Let's finish with
the Guardian, woman has baby, on the
front page. She's making light of it
too. This is the Prime Minister of
New Zealand. She's going to take six
weeks off while she has this baby in
June she says and then get back to
It's obviously a brilliant
good news story for equality of the
sexes, because it just, it further
allows us to treat pregnancy, having
children as a normal part of life
and something that even Prime
It hasn't happened for
a long timement
No, it hasn't. We
had a slight experience of it with
Tony Blair. He didn't have a baby.
It was Benazir Bhutto.
Tony Blair and Gordon Brown.
they weren't giving birth and coming
back six weeks later.
It's not the
long time to be off work.
two parents, who's going to step in?
The daddy, Clark. Good
for him. Why not. He's going to be
the first man of fishing and a stay
at home dad. I think you might have
to rethink that Clark, I don't know
how much fishing you'll be getting
Baby in a papouse.
time consuming that people perhaps
realise. That's all for the papers
tonight. Are we done? Yes, don't
forget you can see the front pages
online on the website. It's there
for you seven days a week at
bbc.co.uk/papers. If you miss the
programme any evening, you can watch
it later on the BBCi player. Kevin,
John, nice to see you. I'm going to
go and talk to the lawyer about my
transgression. Coming up next, it's
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