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Police investigate after a series of acid attacks in East London,
have described as barabic attacks. One teenager's been arrested.
The numbers appear to be going up. against South Africa on the
The numbers appear to be going up. night's attack happened. Two men on
a mopeds night's attack happened. Two men on
Police treat the latest man to become a victim of a
Police treat the latest man to face by two men on a notepad. I
heard a scream, face by two men on a notepad. I
Twice. There were five attacks in just over one
Twice. There were five attacks in happened, sir? Just here. Police say
they are Police Commissioner said that she
recognised growing concern. I don't Police Commissioner said that she
doesn't but we are concerned as the Police Commissioner said that she
we are working closely with Police Commissioner said that she
England have doubled since Police Commissioner said that she
birthday in east London. Acid was thrown
birthday in east London. Acid was basically. A lot of it went
birthday in east London. Acid was restrictions on the sale of assets
birthday in east London. Acid was and the government says it will
address and the government says it will
pockets of the country. Maybe and the government says it will
drivers say that they face a growing threat. Some
drivers say that they face a growing also causing devastating injuries.
It appears also causing devastating injuries.
these attacks. We know that two of the companies
working with police to establish exactly what happened last night.
working with police to establish who may have seen what happened at
working with police to establish any of these attacks. There are
growing any of these attacks. There are
are freely available. President Trump has attended
the annual Bastille Day military parade in Paris,
as guest of honour. The parade also marks one hundred
years since the Americans entered some dressed in uniforms from 1917 -
were among those who marched This is America year at
Bastille Day, and it was Americans, People travelled from many miles
away to support his family, and reflect how the six-year-old boy
had touched their lives. That smile
much pain he was in, he always had that
much pain he was in, he always had Yorkshire. Since last Friday, I have
collected Yorkshire. Since last Friday, I have
there because it has hit everybody. miss him, and we pray for him each
day. community had for the little boy was
clear to see here today. community had for the little boy was
sporting heroes. Who, in reality, saw
sporting heroes. Who, in reality, EasyJet are setting up a new company
in Austria Under current European law, the
airline is able to Under current European law, the
guarantee they will keep their rights after Brexit. It
EasyJet Europe, which will be based in Vienna and operate
EasyJet Europe, which will be based the drugs trade, it is estimated to
cost the drugs trade, it is estimated to
they do at the Harbour Centre in London, support those
lives. The Home Secretary Amber Rudd visited the centre this week.
lives. The Home Secretary Amber Rudd drugs often need help with housing.
They need drugs often need help with housing.
In this strategy we have acknowledge that and embraced it.
In this strategy we have acknowledge recovery to make sure that these
additional elements for seven years. It says there
should be treatment tailored intended to enhance the experience
of having sex, known as problem in the Department of Health,
where it really belongs. problem in the Department of Health,
that. Amber Rudd's involvement in a new
that. Amber Rudd's involvement in a set to disappoint people who say
that drug set to disappoint people who say
has been jailed for 17 set to disappoint people who say
to kill his partner so that he could set to disappoint people who say
offered ?200,000 to kill his partner of 27 years, Hazel
offered ?200,000 to kill his partner he thought was one of the
prospective hit man turned out to be an undercover police officer.
The war in Syria has killed 300,000 people,
and forced more than half of the population from their homes.
Neighbouring Lebanon has taken in more than a million people,
putting its infrastructure under extreme pressure.
In the coming academic year, there will more Syrian children
Sophie Long has been to the Bekaa Valley in Lebanon
to look at a scheme preparing refugees to enter
None of these children go to school. This woman is an artist helping them
to articulate their memories through drawing. Mohammed is 11 years old.
His family left their home in Aleppo five years ago. He's not been to
school since. He remembers bombs dropping, and people dying. War is
ugly, he tells me, but fire is worse. He is drawing the camp where
he lives. There was a fire, and he saw a little girl burn. TRANSLATION:
The girl's dad was crying because his daughter died. A lot of people
got sick because of the flames and smoke. I'm sad for the people who
died and lost their homes all over again. People got really scared.
This is a programme run by Anna Akra, working to get more than
20,000 children into the education system in Lebanon, but schools are
at breaking point. This is one of the biggest schools in the area,
teaching more Syrian children then Lebanese. The headteacher tells me
of the toll it is taking. TRANSLATION: The school has a lot of
pressure on so many levels. It is putting a burden on the school
system, the infrastructure and equipment. We have a students. Now
we have at least double that, and the teachers all have to do double
shifts. But, as the conflict in Syria continues, more and more
children join the queue here for an education. All these four-year-olds
were born in Lebanon. Tents in the oppressive heat here are the only
homes they have ever known. But they are Syrian and, for them, any kind
of preschool education is almost nonexistent. Here, the charity is
trying to bridge the gap. This girl tells me that she likes it because
they feed her and teacher how to count. -- teach her how to count.
This little girl can name the months as they pass, she likes to keep
track of time. Her father disappeared nearly four years ago.
None of these children live normal lives but it is hoped that with the
right preparation and education, they may have a more normal future.
So be long, BBC News. It is now 13:17. Our main story this
lunchtime: a teenager arrested in connection with a series of acid
attacks on people in London last night in the space of just 90
minutes. Still to come, a knock out wedding
dance, how a routine inspired by the dirty dancing film didn't exactly go
to plan. And coming up in the sport on BBC News, on men's semifinals day
in Wimbledon, still plenty of British interest with Jamie Murray
and Heather Watson involved in the mixed doubles.
Two police forces have become the first in the UK to launch a
specialised drone unit. Officers from Devon and Cornwall, and Dorset,
say a remote-controlled machines are helpful in searching for missing
people, responding to road crashes and the crime scene photography.
They are also a fraction of the cost of using helicopters as our home
affairs correspondent Daniel Sandford has been finding out.
It is the eye in the sky that comes at a fraction of the price. Police
drones seemed like a novelty only a feud years ago, but Devon and
Cornwall police and Dorset Police, have jointly launched Britain's
first dedicated drone unit. Soon, they will have five every camera is
available 24 hours of the day. It can do the same as a helicopter with
the cameras, zoom and thermal, and will give us it quicker if we are
dealing with an incident in pans ends, we have one in the back of the
car, we can put it up as quick as we can. The unit recorded these
extraordinary pictures of a fire in Exeter last October and are doing
more and more jobs which previously could only be done with a police
helicopter, which costs ?800 per hour. Put simply, a drone is an
incredibly cost-effective way for police to get a completely different
perspective on an area they are searching for a missing person or a
crime scene, or the scene of a disaster or road traffic accident.
And officers are hoping that soon they will be able to download live
pictures from drones direct to the force's main control room. The
future is, if you deal with a terrorist incident like Manchester
or London, a commander individual will have a link to see the aerial
footage to see clear pictures of the incident as it unfolds, allowing the
individual to make clear command decisions. Drones have already saved
lives. These pictures from America show how one with a thermal imaging
camera was used to track down two missing canoeists. The online
retailer Amazon has even filed this patron for a futuristic mini drone,
perched on a police offers a's shoulder, which can be
voice-activated to gather evidence. In whatever form, these drones with
their flying cameras are about to become an everyday site in British
policing. It's men's semi-finals day
at Wimbledon, with seven-time champion Roger Federer taking
on the 11th seed Tomas Berdych First up on Centre Court
are Marin Cilic of Croatia, and the American Sam Querrey,
who knocked Andy Murray out Our Sports Correspondent
David Ornstein is at The word legend is often overused in
sport. There is no doubting its accuracy when referring to Roger
Federer. Today, he bids to reach an 11th Wimbledon final. He might not
be a home player, but he is most revered.
In the end, it wasn't to be for the Brits, but in their absence, there
aren't many more popular at Wimbledon than Roger Federer. And
with his vigorous rivals failing to keep pace, glory is what again
within his grasp. I am a little surprised because I thought Rafa and
Andy had good chances to make the final. Andy was carrying an injury,
so was Novak. The other guys were playing well. These are really good
grass court players, and we have some big hitters in there. I am like
the small guy. We will see what happens, but it will not be my
racket, because these guys serve really big. Federer can play down
his chances, but his track record speaks for itself. No man has
enjoyed more success here than the Swiss, and he is not done yet.
Federer's tally of seven Wimbledon singles titles is matched only by
Pete Sampras. An eighth would make history, and further elevate his
status among the all-time sporting greats. I can't wait to see Roger
performing again, just because, as a tennis land, it is so beautiful to
watch. You are sitting there, you feel like tennis is easy when you
watch Roger Federer plays. He was born in the tennis. He knows
everything about what comes with tennis. I can't see him losing the
championship. Federer has beaten today's opponent Tomas Berdych in
each of their last seven meetings. For the winner, a place in the
final, and a shot at the trophy, a trophy Fedor ruck and almost call
his own. The first semifinal is underway.
Marin Cilic, two games against Sam Querrey. I am pleased to be joined
by Russell Fuller. He will be commentating on the Fedor ruck-
Cilic match... Berdych -- Roger Federer.
A huge opportunity against Tomas Berdych. He may be kept waiting to
take court, given that Cilic and Querrey have played a five and a
half hour match. Berdych is one of those players who probably recorded
more wins than most against them. But in recent years, it has been one
way traffic. Some impressive wins against dangerous opponent in the
last couple of rounds, against Grigor Dimitrov and the loss Raonic.
35-year-olds, even Roger Federer, can have a bad day. We will see on
Centre Court later. He is still going strong, explain Roger
Federer's legendary status in the game. It is extraordinary what he
has done this year. He had a period of injury. His back caused a lot of
problems in 2013. Last year, he had problems with his knee, Davin --
damaging it. He took six months out, rested and recuperated, and in 2017,
he has been unstoppable. Only two men have beaten him all year. You
have the definitive word from Russell Fuller. Roger Federer and
Tomas Berdych on court later. The biggest names in para athletics
will be in action later as the World Championships gets
under way at the London Stadium. Among British hopes are wheelchair
racer Hannah Cockroft, Many of the team competed in 2012,
including the marathon runner turned sprint star Richard Whitehead.
Kate Grey has been to meet him. Gold for Whitehead, breaks his own
world record. It was one of the iconic moments from the London 2012
Paralympic games. I will always remember that bars of when I came
off the bend in 2012, it was like a jet engine pulling me to the finish
line. Hence the reason I did the gun salute, which I am now remembered
for. What does it feel like to be back in London? Does it bring back
memories from 2012? It is a time where you kind of thing,"
memories from 2012? It is a time where you kind of it was a great
part of my career, and I was lucky enough to be successful. To be
honest, when you get back here, you go, "Was that me?" Unbeaten in the
200 metres since then, he returns to the stadium for this summer's World
Championships, which could be his final race in a Great Britain vest.
It will be in motion or if it is my last ever race. When I talk to
friends and family, they say, "Keep going." But I want to finish at the
top. Would double gold be enough to finalise his decision? Earlier this
season at a meet in Switzerland, he was six hundredths of a second of
the world record in the 100 metres. When you see me train, you don't see
a paralytic applet, you see an athlete. You see someone focused on
delivering a plan -- Paralympic athlete. I am trying to change and
make it right in London. Regardless of what he decides, there is no
doubt about the legacy he has had. I remember when I first had the
conversation with the performance director, and he said I was too old
for athletics. Look at where I am now. It shows anything is possible.
Whether you have a disability or not, everybody has a talent. It is
about enriching that. Richard isn't the only athlete out to prove he is
still at the top of his game, medallists from 2012 make up a
significant part of this year's team, hoping to improve and inspire
a nation again. The England cricket captain Joe Root
has called on his side to be "ruthless" against South Africa
in the second Test at Trent Bridge, South Africa won the toss and opted
to bat against the same England side which won the first test at Lords
by 211 runs. Here's our sports
correspondent Adam Wild. A warm welcome at Trent Bridge, that
is for the fans at least. Visiting teams will be all too aware that
this hospitality and friendly reception won't stretch as far as
them. No team has beaten England here for ten years. South Africa
have to make big improvements. England are a team with one thing on
their mind. A big victory in the first test, in no mood to let
pressure. South Africa's batsmen still hurting, and that wasn't about
to change either. England's pace uncomfortable, unsettling. When
James Anderson comes into bowl, Magic just seems to happen. A quite
brilliant catch from Liam Dawson, and England were picking up where
they left off. Anderson now has 300 Test wickets on home soil, the first
engagement to do that. Still, there is a reason why South Africa are
ranked as one of the world's topsides. Their batsmen with a point
to prove, no better time or place to do it. Not exactly making themselves
at home, for now at least, finding their way to the boundary.
Frustrating for all that they were forced to find a way back to the
pavilion, rain in Nottingham. Trent Bridge remains an inhospitable place
for visiting opposition players. A Somerset couple have found
themselves getting far more attention than they might have
anticipated after their attempts to recreate a famous dance scene
from the film Dirty Dancing Sharon Price and her fiance Andy
were hoping for a knockout wedding dance for their marriage next year
and thought they would try out Safe to say it did not
go according to plan. It's one of those moments in film.
Jennifer Grey launching herself into Patrick Swayze's hands, lifted above
the crowd. The dance move that created cinema history.
So why wouldn't Sharon and Andy Price want to create such an iconic
moment during the first dance on their wedding day? It is Patrick
Swayze, isn't it. Whether you like the film or not, the music in it is
what makes the film. So we decided to try some of it. After a couple of
drinks in a Somerset beer garden, the stage was set for the couple to
channel their inner jolly and baby. You took a run. You put your hands
on my hips, ready to lift. Next, we were flat on the floor. I think I
got knocked over, hitting the floor as hard as I did, and hitting the
back of my head. I had to have a CT scan. I was on a cannula, or
whatever they are called. They put me on ECG as well. Now on the mend,
the couple have agreed to tone down their wedding day performance. We
try to get over this first. Get back to normal. Yeah! We need a
traditional slow one. Good luck to them! My wedding dance
was more sedate than that, thank goodness. Will the weather be sedate
today? I was put something extreme, we talk
about heat. In Spain yesterday, the temperature reached 47.3 Celsius.
That is provisionally Spain's highest temperature on record. It is
a little bit cooler in Spain over the next couple of days, not by
much. Here, the best we get today is 22, most of us high teens and close
to 20. If you are not a fan of heat, you might appreciate this forecast.
Some sunny spells here and there, showers in north-west England, one
or two in eastern Scotland. They are fading to leave cloud and sunny
spells this afternoon. The Northern Ireland and western Scotland,
outbreaks of rain coming back in. Those are your temperatures,
comfortable, with a westerly breeze. Rain into Scotland and northern
England, cloud and outbreaks of rain, moving into west and Wales.
With the cloud, temperatures going down to the mid-to load teens. It
takes us into the weekend, Saturday is not very inviting, a lot of
cloud. Outbreaks of rain pushing east, not too much in the South. In
the afternoon, southern and eastern parts turning dry. It will brighten
up, but for the west facing hills of Wales, outbreaks of ring. A warm and
humid feeling day. Into Saturday evening, outbreaks of rain moving
out of Scotland and Northern Ireland. The Wimbledon, find this
afternoon. Tomorrow could have rain, that is around lunchtime. On Sunday,
cloud, and the threat, rather than a guarantee, of a shower. A week
weather front moving southwards across England and Wales on Sunday.
Cloud from that, and there could be a passing shower. On Sunday, for
northern England, and Scotland, a brighter, fresher, breezy day with
sunny spells. The weather front in East Anglia and in the south,
although still warm and humid, there could be a shower. It can't be ruled
out at Silverstone. It is the British Grand Prix. I want to leave
you with this. If you are a weekend worker, Monday and Tuesday, high
pressure building, warm weather coming by Tuesday, with thundery
showers heading our way. Forecast is online.
A reminder of our main story, a teenager is arrested in connection
with a series of acid attacks on Londoners.