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A new Archbishop of Canterbury. BBC News understands it will be the

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Bishop of Durham, Justin Welby. The former oil executive became an

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Archbishop just a year ago. David Cameron warns against a witch

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hunt of gay people, following recent allegations of paedophilia,

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related to high-file politicians. China begins a once in a decade

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power transfer. The outgoing President issues a warning about

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the urgent need to tackle inequality and corruption in the

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country. A cancer surgeon is facing a criminal inquiry after

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accusations he carried out operations on healthy women.

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Bradley Wiggins suffers broken ribs after a collision with a car. Later

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on BBC London: The 14-year-old killed by a driver who had been

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taking drugs. Now schools warn of the dangers. On trial for fiddling

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her expenses, but this former Good afternoon. Welcome to the BBC

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News at One. The BBC understands that the Bishop of Durham, Justin

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Welby l be named as the next Archbishop of Canterbury, in

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secretary session to Rowan Williams. He is known for his opposition to

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same-sex marriage and his support for women clergy A formal

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announcement will be made tomorrow morning.

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It was just one year ago that Justin Welby made the traditional

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entry to Durham Cathedral as the incoming Bishop. Now he is set to

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be named as the spiritual leader of the Church of England and nearly 80

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million Anglicans around the world. This is what I wear to.... Among

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those he has been chosen over, the Archbishop of York, famous not

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least for cutting up his dog collar in protest against President Mugabe.

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And the Bishop of London, who had to deal with weeks of anti-

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capitalist protests on the steps of St Paul's. Justin Welby started out

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his working life in business, spending 11 years as an oil

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executive. Then he sensed a call to the priesthood and was ordained.

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Reconciliation and conflict- resolution has been a major part of

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his ministry on his way -- ministry. Educated at Eton and Cambridge, he

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and his wife had six children, but have known tragedy. He understands

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something of the sort of darker side of life. He's had personal

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tragedy in his life. He's had a child that has died in a car crash.

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That has given him a sort of, I think a richer understanding of the

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complexity of the world. Besides the more head-line grabbing

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divisions that he will inherit over such as homosexuality, he will be

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faced with the financial structures. Filling the pews in the towns and

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the cities and the rural areas, a challenge where his managerial

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experience could be a benefit. Today, people in his present dicesy

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gave their reaction. It is nice for Canterbury. It is a shame he's

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going. He has really inspired us, in a way that we needed to be

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inspired. I think he can do that for the whole church.

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And like Archbishop Rowan Williams before him, Justin Welby is likely

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to find his biggest challenge is holding that whole church and the

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leaders together. Quite a task considering he has been a bishop

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for less than a year. Quite an experience at the top of the Church.

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That will be tested in all sorts of ways in the coming months. At the

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start of his tenure in office. Outside the Church he is a member

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of the commission on banking standards. He has made it clear he

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relishes the opportunity to speak out in public and political life.

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We will have more of that, I am sure. Within the Church, one issue

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which has been a particular problem, though it may be near solution for

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Rowan Williams, is women Bishops. There is the possibility that will

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be passed later this month. However, on the issue of homosexuality, most

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certainly will be a difficult and divisive one for him as it was for

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Rowan Williams. There are those who are looking for more radical steps

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on what they would call inclusiveness in the Church, who

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will be weary of him. But professional colleagues, friends

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are saying today he's a man of tremendous courage of very deep

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faith, of very deep personal faith, rooted in Evangelical Christianity.

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We will hear from him tomorrow to find out more. Indeed. Thank you.

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David Cameron has said he is determined that the inquiries into

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child abuse at children's homes, the BBC and children's hospitals

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should bring the truth to light. He did not want them to turn into a

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witch hunt against gay people. In a television interview, Mr Cameron

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urged people with evidence against paedophiles to go to the police.

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There is a danger, if we are not careful that this could turn into a

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sort of witch hunt, particularly against people who are gay. I am

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worried about the sort of thing you are doing right now, giving me a

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list of names you have taken off the internet. If anyone has any

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information about anyone who is a paedophile, no matter how high up

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in British society they are, that is what the police are for.

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political correspondent is at Westminster for us. Expand on what

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he had to say and this issue of a potential witch hunt against gay

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people? This was a significant move by the Prime Minister to respond to

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the welter of speculation about the latest allegations of child abuse,

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in particular, of course, the claim that a senior Conservative from the

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Thatcher era may have been involved in child abuse in North Wales. That

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is now the subject of an inquiry. The Prime Minister believes there

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is a danger of people being smeared unfairly by this. He wants anyone

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with information to go to the police. He was pressed in that

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interview about the renewed idea of having an overarching inquiry into

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the allegations of abuse in a series of different institutions,

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not just the North Wales children's homes, but in the NHS, the BBC and

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so on. He says he feels at the moment it is more important for the

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police to look at specific allegations and try and get to the

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truth this that way. Interestingly enough, he didn't rule out a wider,

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overarching inquiry in the future. Thank you. China's President Hu

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Jintao has told the Communist Party Congress that the party could be

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undermined if it fails to tackle corruption. He was speaking at the

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start of a meeting which will power transferred to a new set of leaders.

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They came from across China - the hand-picked delegates from a

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Communist Party, more than 80- million strong The opening of the

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18th party Congress marks the start of China's leadership change. Its

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political theatre on a grand scale and designed to showcase unity.

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After a decade in power, President Hu Jintao is stepping down. His

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awkward style has not always won him public affection. Under his

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leadership, China has become the world's second largest economy. As

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he was speaking, his successor, Xi Jinping, looked on.

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He was surrounded by former leaders. You don't rule alone in China.

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President Hu spoke of the country's achievements, but warned that

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corruption could prove fate toll the party. TRANSLATION: We must

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maintain a tough position in cracking down on corruption at all

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times and conduct thorough investigations into major

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corruption cases. All those whovy alate state laws - whoever they are

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- must be brought to justice, without mercy.

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Away from the Congress, normal life continues. In China the party

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decides t public has no say. The future of one-billion plus people

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will be decided by a handful of men. This woman says that President Hu

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has done a great job. She is confident he will pick the right

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successor. This man does not want to talk about politics. He says he

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will get in trouble as soon as we leave. It is a reminder that

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despite all the remarkable changes, China remains an authoritarian

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state. With growing expectations, the Communist Party is under

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intense pressure - to deliver. China may be richer than it was ten

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years ago, but it is not necessarily better off. There is

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growing resentment here over the growing gap between the rich and

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Our world affairs editor, John Simpson, is in Beijing. What

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changes are we likely to see in terms of the relationship with the

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west? I don't think we will notice much difference, to be honest. The

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big area for China at the moment is the Far East. Its relationship with

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Japan - a very difficult relationship, of course. I don't

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think it will be a different country when it comes to dealing

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with either Britain or the United States or Europe or anybody else. I

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think we'll just see a continuation of the same kind of rule.

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Domestically, it will be something else. Thank you, we have to leave

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it there. Thank you. The Bank of England has announced that interest

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rates will be kept at their record low of 0.5%. It has ruled out

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pumping more cash into the economy. It is an important decision by the

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Bank of England - no more new money at this stage to be scattered

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around the economy. �375 billion has been created so far under the

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policy known as quantitative easing. The bank could have opted for more,

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but did not. One, the economy appears to be stabilising. The

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second is that quantitative easing has reached the limits of its

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effectiveness. It is not stimulating the credit growth to

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businesses, to consumers. The Bank of England does have another plan

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under way to boost lending by the banks, so it may wait to see how

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that develops. Business leaders say quantitative easing should not be

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axed. They should keep Q E.ON the table. If the economy weakens, if

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the storm clouds come back and rain on us again, then of course the

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bank must hold QE in reserve. effective has the money creation

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programme been so far? What benefits has it brought to the

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economy? Well the bank argues without it the recession would have

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been worse and unemployment higher. There are some sceptics who are not

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so sure. It was supposed to help companies like this drilling

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business raise cash. It believes the Bank of England policy will

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help eventually, but has not done much so far. I don't think it has

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yet. I think it will in time. Certainly the initial quantitative

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easing put in there was absorbed by the banks and used to recapitalise

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themselves. I believe there is lending out there. Much will decide

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on -- depend on what happens in the Failure to resolve the debt

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problems could tip the US into recession and the UK would get

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caught in the down-drought. A criminal investigation has been

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launched by West Midlands Police after a surgeon was suz pented by

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be the -- suspended by the General Ian Paterson - a breast cancer

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surgeon, now suspended from working as a doctor and under investigation

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by the police. Operations he carried out at a number of

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hospitals in the West Midlands on more than 1,000 women are claimed

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to have been unnecessary, inappropriate or unregulated. One

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of his former patients is Gail Boichat. She had a mastectomies 17

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years ago. In February this year doctors told her she had not needed

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the operation because she had never had a life-threatening cancer.

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don't feel good about yourself because of the scar. You think, I

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shouldn't look like this now. I should never have looked like this.

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You just get up and you deal with that day, every day. Mr Paterson is

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also accused of carrying out so- called cleavage-sparing operations

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on women with dangerous cancer. The procedure which is unregulated

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involved leaving behind some potentially dangerous cancerous

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tissue and putting women at risk. The solicitor representing 90 women

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said it has been a devastating experience. Women who have been

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diagnosed with this illness deserve the best-quality health care. They

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have been let down by Mr Paterson. What we are trying to do is secure

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some compensation for them so they can have a better quality of life.

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The Heart of England NHS Trust, which covers hospitals where Ian

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The Medical Defence Union has said Ian Paterson is co-operating fully

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with the investigation. The Tour de France champion and Olympic gold

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medal winner, Bradley Wiggins, is recovering in hospital after

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colliding with a car. He was knocked off his bike near his home

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The aftermath of another British road accident. But this was no

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ordinary cyclist. The victim was none other than the sporting hero

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of 2012, Bradley Wiggins, Tour de France and Olympic champion rushed

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to hospital after a training-ground came to a painful end. He said he

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think he had broken his ribs. He wasn't a lot of pain. He is very

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lucky that when the lady was pulling off and turning right, when

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she hit him, a car coming behind him has not squished him. Bradley

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Wiggins was knocked off his bike, right here, and it's easy to see

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how the incident could have happened. This garage may be in the

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Lancashire countryside but it sits right on a dual-carriageway. It is

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busy at the best of times. But especially around 6pm in the

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evening when the accident occurred. More than 100 cyclists have been

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killed in Britain already this year, and those who ride on the roads

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near up Bradley Wiggins's home think his escape should walk --

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serve as a warning to motorists. There is a general lack of

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knowledge about cycling. Maybe some motorists think we are going slower

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than we are. Bradley Wiggins Ben Knight here in hospital and should

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be back in the saddle shoon -- spent the night in hospital and

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should be back in the saddle up soon. Another reminder of the

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perils of the sport, even when you are the best in the world.

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Our top story this lunchtime: The BBC understands that the new

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Archbishop of Canterbury will be the Bishop of Durham, Justin Welby,

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a former oil executive who became a Bishop less than a year ago. Coming

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up: Behind enemy lines: The Indian Princess who became a British

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heroine during the Second World War. A statue in her honour is unveiled

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today. Later on BBC London: A rematch for

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the first ever FA Cup final, 140 years later. And a letter from the

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Queen for the oldest person to become a British citizen. Join us

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There are calls for a million people to volunteer to become

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"dementia friends", volunteers able to spot signs of the illness and

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help sufferers. It is part of Government plans to raise awareness

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of the condition, which affects nearly 700,000 people in England.

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Our health correspondent Dominic Hughes has the story.

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At a day-care centre in Aldham, John Starkey and his mother are

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already preparing for Christmas. John is a full-time carer for his

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mother who has been diagnosed with dementia. Here, his mother is

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amongst understanding friends, but outside she needs a little more

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consideration. There are times when she cannot perform as everyone else

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can. You just need that little bit of extra time to do things, and

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that little bit of extra space to do an activity or action. If people

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were a bit more patient with her, then the results from her are

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better. In centres like this up and down the country there are always

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warm welcomes for people with dementia and their carers, but the

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Prime Minister once everyday places like supermarkets, banks and GP

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surgeries to become more accessible for people with the condition. And

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that is where the dementia friends come in. Ministers are calling for

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1 million volunteers with government-funded training to raise

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awareness of the condition. Part of the challenge is not just what

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happens in the NHS, where there are pockets of excellence, but lots to

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do, but also what happens out and about in society where we need a

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bigger understanding. At Swan first secondary school in Birmingham,

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Edison Jones is laying out life as a carer. He has come to school with

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his wife, Ruby, who has been diagnosed with dementia. They are

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taking part in a project to raise awareness among school pupils in

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England. You do not see dementia mentioned as a topic, and if you go

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to any doctor's surgery and you look at the various notices, you

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don't see anything. You cannot have an informed discussion with your GP

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about dementia. The ambition behind the scheme is to transform

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attitudes, not just in classrooms Plans for a radical change in the

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role of army reservists, including an escalation of their readiness to

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be sent on active service, have been outlined by the Defence

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Secretary. The size of the Territorial Army will be doubled to

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30,000 recruits, and almost �2 billion will be spent on training

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them. Here's our defence Reservists are already serving on

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the front line in Afghanistan. Men like Ali, whose date Chine jobbers

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in the construction industry -- volley. -- daytime job is in the

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construction industry. Defence cuts are biting, leaving a smaller

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regular force. It means reservists will be required to do much more.

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There is always a concern with how employable that you will be,

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knowing full well that you have to let your employer know that you

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have to go on operations every few years, potentially. That is why

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Philip Hammond has launched a consultation. He promises the

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reservist better kit and training in return for greater commitment,

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and the numbers will double up to 30,000 from 15,000. Be is about

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using the resources we have been a difficult fiscal climate -- this is

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about. What we are talking about is increasing the reserve component of

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our forces to bring it closer in line with our major allies.

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Defence Secretary wants to make reservists like these into an

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integral part of Diame. That is so they are no longer viewed -- viewed

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as weekend warriors -- the army. Boosting the reputation and

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increasing the numbers will be no easy task, not least for them and

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their employers as they are asked to give up more time. It could make

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life more difficult for bosses like this, Pat Mills. He runs a security

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firm and wants to employ those with military experience. With more

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emphasis on reserve forces the guys will be deployed more, so there

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will be more pressure on the employers to fill the spaces. That

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will encourage cost. Employers will be offered an incentive like extra

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skills for staff, but defence does not come cheap. And someone will

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have to pay for boosting the ranks G4S has lost its contract to run a

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jail in East Yorkshire. The prism will return to the public sector

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next year. Ministers say the decision was not related to the

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firm's failure to provide enough security guards for the London

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Games -- of the prison will return. Tens of thousands of residents in

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New York and New Jersey have again lost power as a winter storm hit

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areas still recovering from the devastating impact of last week's

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Superstorm Sandy. Barbara Plett has The community at the edge of New

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York was turned upside down by Superstorm Sandy. It was still

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struggling to recover when another storm hit. Diggers worked as late

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as they could to build some protection through the wind and

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waves. It is barely a week since Superstorm Sandy came crashing into

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the coast sending water surging up the beach and into the streets of

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the community, flooding homes and causing damage. In New Jersey,

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people living in coastal areas were urged to evacuate. Some did,

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fearing -- fearing a replay of the fury, but some have already seen

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the worst. The bad weather complicated recovery. On Staton

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Ireland, officials had to suspend operations. It was grim news for

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those shivering that heat and electricity. Tens of thousands of

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people lost power because of this winter storm. Some of them for the

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second time. The storm cancelled nearly 2000 flights, created new

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headaches for the public transport system and disbelief from battered

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New Yorkers. We are laughing at it at this point because it is

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unbelievable. You go from a hurricane into driving in the snow

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in the same 10 days. It's pretty unbelievable. This is like insult

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to injury. We had a Hurricane, now we're having a blizzard. In the end,

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the storm was not as bad as expected, but there is the promise

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of better weather ahead. It is a promise that people here will cling

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A memorial service has been held in Enniskillen to mark the 25th

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anniversary of the Remembrance Day bomb. 11 people were killed when

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the IRA device went off without warning, as a large crowd stood

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beside the town's war memorial. The names of the victims were read out

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A statue will be unveiled today to a British war heroine who risked

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her life by parachuting into occupied France. Noor Inayat Khan

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was an Indian Princess who became a secret agent during World War Two.

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She was eventually executed by the Nazis. Robert Hall is at

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Philip has been visiting the Field of Remembrance. When Prince Philip

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came here an hour or so ago he had personal stories from the 3000 or

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so veterans and family members who were here. This is a story that is

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not often told, a story commemorated a couple of miles away,

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a woman from an unlikely background cent on a secret mission, who paid

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The on June 17th, 1943 a lone aircraft slipped over the coast

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occupied France. On board, another agent to join the hundreds working

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with French resistance groups. She was known as Nora Baker, but the

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truth was different. Nora Baker was, in fact, Noor Inayat Khan. Born

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into an Indian royal family. A sensitive young woman who enjoyed

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literature and music but to found the courage to risk her own life

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behind enemy lines. -- who found. She was a gentle writer of

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children's stories and a musician but she was transformed. She was a

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tigress in the field. This post war documentary revealed the secret

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world of wartime agents. She spoke perfect French and knew how to

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operate a radio, and had a determination which more than

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matched her male colleagues. It is a difficult line of approach, but

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we can manage it. A also in the documentary, the pilot who flew

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dozens of moonlit missions and said farewell to men and women whose

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life expectancy in France averaged There is no long lobby at the

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moment that women should be honoured, and I think they were

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wonderful and I totally agree. first mission to occupied Paris was

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to be her last. Betrayed and arrested, she fought back so

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fiercely that she was classified as dangerous. She briefly escaped but

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was recaptured and taking in change -- chains to Dachau concentration

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camp. One day in late summer, three and other -- 3 and -- her and three

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other agents were brutally executed. She was 33 years old when she died

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and her last word is said to have been liberty. Today's ceremony in a

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peaceful London square well- recognised her courage and

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sacrifice of so many others on a war-torn continent far from home --

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It is another story amongst so many stories, and when you hear the

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facts you wonder why it hadn't been told before. The truth is the

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missions were so secret and the work of the Special Operations

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Executive so secret that they were not talked about. In fact, the

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family had a painful time. They did not know how or where she had died

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until many years later. Once the facts emerge, the campaign emerged

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for her to be remembered in their different way. The first stand-

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alone memorial to an Asian woman erected in the UK. It is

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significant and it brings her family and surviving agents from

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England... What a shame. I was going to say thank you for bringing

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us such an extraordinary sort -- story. Let's take you to the

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Fairly quiet for many of us today. What you have today we will most

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likely keep for the afternoon. There is some sunshine out there,

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but it doesn't last beyond the afternoon. Behind me, this ominous

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cloud is gathering and that will bring rain by tea time into the

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Highlands and the Islands of Scotland. There is a little around

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her south-western England. Cloud has been coming and going but it is

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pleasant and the winds have eased down since this morning. The

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temperatures are a bit above what we've seen this week which is about

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average for the time of year. Pleasant weather. Western areas

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seeing thicker cloud and the odd drizzly shower. By the afternoon,

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the rain is knocking on the door of the Highlands of Scotland. That is

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the big change with the wind strengthening and ushers in rain to

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the western areas. A damp evening if you're travelling here. Further

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south, we keep the clear skies, so a chilly night, but in contrast a

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wet and windy one further north. The rain is slowed to go south so

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we could have 20 or 30 mm of rain in Scotland. In the south, lighter

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winds, a touch of patchy ground frost and maybe some mist and fog.

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We are split three ways tomorrow. The south and east see the best of

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the dry and bright weather but for Wales and northern England the rain

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could be throughout the day. In the north, it brightens in Northern

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Ireland but there will be a rash of showers. We are talking hailstones,

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thunder, sleet and snow over the hills of Scotland. Decidedly

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miserable under the band of rain which Peps up across Wales. That is

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tied in with this weather front which sort of stays put as we start

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the weekend. By that stage the rain will move into southern and eastern

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parts, so we are rather wet in the East on Saturday and it could be a

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late evening until it clears, but then we will see fewer showers but

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they will come in on a chilly breeze with Hale, thunder, sleet

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and snow in the hills. Sunday looking like a quieter day of the

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weekend. Less showers, but a cold start and back to business by

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Monday as the rain arrives again. Just to reiterate, the weekend look

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showery with most of the showers on Saturday. Hopefully a dry day on

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Sunday but a chilly breeze and the frost first thing on Sunday morning.

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A bit of a mixed bag. Enjoy the sunshine if you see it today and

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there is plenty more where there on Thanks. Now a reminder of our top

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