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The Pope urges Myanmar

to respect human rights

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and different ethnicities -

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but stops short of naming

the Rohingya Muslims -

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on a visit to the country.

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Pope Francis met Myanmar's de facto

leader Aung San Su Chi

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during his visit to the country,

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which has been widely accused

of ethnic cleansing.

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TRANSLATION: I would like my visit

to embrace the entire population of

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Myanmar and to offer a word of

encouragement to all those who are

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working to build a just, reconciled

and inclusive social order.

And I am

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at the Kutupalong refugee camp in

Bangladesh, where the continuing

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cramped and sanitary conditions are

leading to the increased spread of

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disease.

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Also this lunchtime:

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New measures are announced

to try to reduce the number

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of deaths and serious

injuries during childbirth.

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More details of Harry and Meghan's

wedding are due to be

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released this afternoon,

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as the Duchess of Cambridge

adds her good wishes.

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William and I are absolutely

thrilled, it is such exciting news.

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It is a really happy time for any

couple and we wish them all the best

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and hope they enjoy this happy

moment.

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Thousands of tourists remain trapped

on the Indonesia island of Bali

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as a volcano threatens to erupt.

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And the photographer

from Coventry who's finally found

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fame for his photographs

at the age of 95.

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On the BBC News Channel, we will

have all the latest reports,

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results, interviews and features

from the BBC Sports Centre.

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Good afternoon and welcome

to the BBC News at One.

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Pope Francis has urged Myanmar

to respect human rights,

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justice and different ethnicities,

but he stopped short

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of specifically referring

to the Rohingya Muslims,

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many of whom have

fled to Bangladesh.

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The Pope was delivering a keynote

speech in Myanmar, where he met

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the country's de facto leader,

Aung San Suu Kyi.

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Hundreds of thousands of Rohingyas

fled a military crackdown in Myanmar

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that began in August.

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Many of them are now living

in vast makeshift camps

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across the border in Bangladesh.

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Reeta Chakrabarti is in Kutupalong

camp that's sprung up about 20 miles

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from the city of Cox's Bazar.

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Sophie, the hundreds of thousands of

Rohingya refugees living here in

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conditions of desperation and

absolute squalor luck on world

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leaders to highlight their plight,

but while the Pope did talk to

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Myanmar's leaders about the need to

respect ethnic differences, he

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followed the advice of Catholic

leaders in that country and didn't

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talk about the Rohingya directly, as

my colleague Tom Burridge no

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reports.

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It is possibly Pope Francis's most

sensitive trip, to a country whose

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powerful military stands accused of

ethnic cleansing. The Armagh, a

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majority Buddhist country, today

keen to show off its cultural and

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ethnic diversity as he arrived

alongside Aung San Suu Kyi --

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Myanmar. In previous public

occasions, she has failed to

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acknowledge the widespread human

rights abuses against Myanmar's

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Rohingya people. With some military

leaders listing, not an admission

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this time but a nod to what has been

going on in Rakhine state.

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As we address long-standing issues,

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social, economic and political,

that have eroded trust

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and understanding, harmony

and cooperation between different

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communities in Rakhine.

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communities in Rakhine,

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the support of our people

and our good friends who only wish

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to see us succeed in our endeavours

has been invaluable.

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From Pope Francis, no mention of the

Rohingya. Instead, a more subtle

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plea.

TRANSLATION: The future of Myanmar

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must be peace, a piece based on the

respect and dignity of rides for

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each member of society, respect for

each ethnic group and its identity.

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In recent weeks, hundreds of

thousands of Rohingya Muslims have

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fled over the border into

Bangladesh. Their stories, chilling.

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Women raped, children killed.

Labour's baroness Uddin was recently

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there.

I think what is happening is

beyond human endurance. I hope his

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Holiness the Pope will understand

the magnitude of Aung San Suu Kyi's

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complicity to this.

The Pope would

never criticise a leader in public.

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The expectation that their

conversation in Private will have

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been more frank about people who are

suffering and dying.

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Our correspondent Jonathan Head is

in Yangon.

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How significant do you think it is

that the Pope didn't use the word

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"Rohingya"?

Well, there was so much

expectation put on this one word.

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Activists and indeed those who have

been arguing for proper recognition

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of the Rohingya and of their rights

wanted the word used because it

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carries so much weight. This is how

the Rohingya describe themselves,

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here and in Myanmar, there is a very

different view. They don't recognise

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the stories of horrendous abuses

that you are hearing over there in

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Bangladesh. They feel their country

has been unfairly attacked and they

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just don't recognise the wrecking

year, this belief has spread that

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they don't belong, and so it was a

very weighted word and the Pope was

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strongly advised that he shouldn't

use it. Had he used it, I think,

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there could have been tensions and

maybe angry reactions from hardline

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Buddhist monks who have a very big

influence here, but he did make a

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lot of references in that speech to

the very problems surrounding the

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Rohingya, the need for tolerance, to

include all ethnic groups, all

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those, he said, that called Islam

home. So I think people will

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recognise he was talking about the

Rohingyas but has avoided a

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diplomatic incident. Remember, he is

also representing a vulnerable and

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quite small Catholic minority who

were worried about what would happen

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to them had there been a negative

reaction to the Pope's visit.

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Jonathan, thank you. Well, Sophie, I

am standing here in the moment --

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middle of Kutupalong camp, one of

several sprawling camps in

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Bangladesh and you can see one or

two shelters behind me and the camp

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extends a long way back there.

People are living in very close

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quarters in very squalid conditions

and it is, of course, an ideal

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breeding ground for disease. I have

been speaking to medics here who are

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worried about a significant rise in

the number of cases of measles.

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The middle of one of the Rohingya

camps where people are crammed in,

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living in basic shelters

with poor sanitation.

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Ideal conditions for

the spread of disease.

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Emergency clinics have

been coping with a

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significant rise in the number

of cases of measles with over 600 in

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two months, the vast

majority of them children.

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This is a population especially

vulnerable to measles and

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additionally what we have also

realised is that there are a few of

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these people have been vaccinated

before, so when they arrived here

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they had no protection

at all and so it's a perfect

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environment for very rapid

spread of the disease.

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This clinic has seen

such a significant

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rise in the number of measles

patients that it's had to open its

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own unit specifically for that.

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I haven't had measles

but my colleague

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Annie has and she's

going to take you inside.

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She's going into the isolation

area,

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where the worst

affected patients are kept.

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Everyone here is under five.

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Jubera's 11-month-old

baby is not taking foods,

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since yesterday she said

she hasn't even breast-fed.

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They are given medication, vitamin A

and in the worst cases, oxygen.

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Some have died but so far most

have pulled through.

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With this crisis still being

described as an acute emergency,

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the fear remains

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that in these

conditions a more serious

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disease could take hold.

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Well, Sophie, I was here in these

camps ten weeks ago and on the

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surface, things have changed for the

better. There is more organisation,

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you don't see people sleeping by the

roadside, the camps are better

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organised and the conditions are

very slightly better, in that we are

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not in monsoons, so people are not

sleeping in the mud. However, you go

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into the heart of the camps and

conditions are still very poor.

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People are living in very close

quarters, there is not enough food,

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the shelter is inadequate and the

sanitation is bad. And the thing is,

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there seems to be very little end in

sight to people's plight.

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Thank you.

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New measures have been announced

to try to reduce the number

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of deaths and serious

injuries during childbirth.

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The UK has some of the highest

levels of stillbirth and early

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deaths among small babies

in western Europe -

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around 1,000 die every year.

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The Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt

says all cases of serious harm

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or death during childbirth

in England, will in future be

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or death during childbirth

in England will in future be

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independently investigated.

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Our Health Correspondent

Dominic Hughes reports.

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Losing twins during pregnancy and

then having baby Hugo very

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prematurely means Rachel understands

all too well the challenges

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childbirth can present. Her

experience has taught that both

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parents and medical staff need to be

aware of when things could go wrong.

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I think it is education pregnant

women should never be afraid to ask

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questions and raise concerns and it

is also the medical establishment in

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encouraging them to do so and having

the staff available to put their

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minds at rest and investigate if

they are having problems. I feel

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that I was very well looked after

but I know that is very much a

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postcode lottery, it depends on your

doctor and the resources available

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and I was one of the lucky ones.

Now

the Health Secretary in England is

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announcing that rather than

hospitals carrying out their own

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investigations when mistakes are

made, an independent review will be

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carried out instead.

When I talk to

parents whose hearts have been

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broken by something that has gone

wrong, in those very small numbers

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of cases, what they say is it is not

about the money, they just want to

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know that the NHS has learned from

what went wrong so that that same

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mistake isn't ever going to happen

again.

The UK lags behind many other

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European countries when it comes to

preventing baby deaths and premature

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births. There are around nine

stillborn babies everyday. Roughly

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50 women still die every year in

England from issues related to

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pregnancy and around 50,000 babies

are born prematurely. At Southmead

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Hospital in Bristol, they have made

big advances in reducing harm by

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learning from those mistakes that

can leave babies and mothers with

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lifelong injuries.

It is not really

about training for knowledge so much

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as training to use the right system

and I always say, why not make the

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right way be easy way? Why not make

it easier.

To do the right things?

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But across the NHS, the shortage of

staff to provide safe care remains a

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problem.

We have a real concern

about staffing levels. We have been

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saying for some time there are not

enough midwives. We really need more

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staff and more capacity in order to

safely care for mums and babies.

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Progress is being made but there are

concerns that difficult lessons are

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not being learned. Dominic Hughes,

BBC News.

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More details of Prince Harry

and Meghan Markle's

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wedding are expected to be

announced this afternoon.

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The Archbishop of Canterbury has

indicated the couple

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will have a church wedding,

saying the pair had "chosen

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to make their vows to God"

in a religious ceremony.

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Some MPs have urged Theresa May

to call a Bank Holiday to mark

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the occasion, after the idea

was initially dismissed

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by Downing Street.

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Our Royal Correspondent

Nicholas Witchell reports.

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After all the excitement of making

the excitement comes the rather more

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down-to-earth task of planning the

wedding. Harry and Meghan are a

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couple involved in a wide range of

activities and with a wide circle of

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friends, so a small wedding is

probably out. They certainly won't

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be short of advice. Harry's family

are rallying round with good wishes.

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William and I are absolutely

thrilled, it is such exciting news.

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It is a really happy time for any

couple and we wish them all the best

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and hope they enjoy this happy

moment.

America's loss is our game

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and we are all absolutely delighted.

As you can see, they are so happy.

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Sometimes, you know, in a climate

where we are surrounded by a lot of

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bad news, it is a real joy to have a

bit of good news for once.

But back

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to the planning and, first, a date.

It will be in the spring. March

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feels rather too wintry. April is

the month William and Catherine's

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first babe -- third baby is due,

which could be awkward. The Princess

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Charlotte will be three on the 2nd

of May, a good age for a bridesmaid,

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perhaps, alongside Prince George.

And then there is the venue. St

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Paul's Cathedral is certainly big,

it is where Harry's mother and

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father were married. That might

count against it. Westminster Abbey

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would be the traditional choice. It

was the venue, of course, chosen by

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William and Catherine but as a

future king, his choice was

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constrained. Harry has more freedom.

St George's Chapel within Windsor

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Castle, where the Earl and Countess

of Wessex were married, is a strong

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candidate. Rich in history, it would

lend the occasion a greater sense of

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intimacy. Alongside the wedding

planning, Meghan must map out a new

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role within the British Royal

family.

Very early out of the gate,

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I think once you realise you have

access or a voice that people are

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willing to listen to, with that

comes a lot of responsibility, which

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I take seriously.

As for any

bride-to-be, it is likely to be a

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busy few months.

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The UK's banks could cope if Britain

leaves the European Union

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in a "disorderly Brexit".

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That's the finding of the Bank

of England's so-called stress tests.

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For the first time since

the financial crisis,

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all of the UK's biggest lenders have

passed the Bank's criteria to cope

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with an economic downturn.

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Our Personal Finance Correspondent,

Simon Gompertz reports.

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Could our banks deal with another

financial crisis or a big recession

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or a chaotic Brexit? The answer is

yes, though with some reservations.

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The Bank of England look at what

would happen if our economy shrank

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by nearly 5%, if its interest rate

was put up to 4% and it has prices

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plummeted by a third. Banks would

still be able to carry on lending.

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The governor Mark Carney said they

would also cope if the UK crashed at

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the EU without agreement though

people would feel it. There will be

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an economic impact on households, on

businesses, there will be lost

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markets for a period before new

markets are found and there will be

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some pain associated with that. And

despite getting through the tests

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come over borrowing on credit cards

is a concern. So to stay safe banks

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are being told to have more money on

hand to cover any losses. The

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government is planning to sell off

its controlling stake in RBS

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NatWest, a bank of which failed to

withstand a real financial crisis so

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passing the stress tests, that's a

relief for ministers. But there is a

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potential nightmare scenario, for

the Bank of England calls a series

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of highly unfortunate events, that

there is a serious recession, big

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fines for the banks and a disorderly

Brexit all happened at the same

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time. The bank says financial

institutions would be helped by a

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Brexit transition period and more

work to make sure cross-border or

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border insurance and banking

continues. I'm confident the Bank of

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England knows what it is doing in

forecasting turns.

What I'm not

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confident about is their ability to

foretell the future. They are not

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soothsayers, they don't have crystal

of sand we are in a very uncertain

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situation.

Some might also look at

and say if only banks had these

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tests in place before the 2008

financial crisis been years of

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difficulties might have been

avoided.

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The Irish Deputy Prime Minister has

resigned in a move which will mean

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a snap general election before

Christmas is avoided.

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Frances Fitzgerald had faced a vote

of no confidence tonight

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after questions were raised

about how much she knew about a plan

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to discredit a police whistleblower.

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The affair had threatened to bring

down the fragile deal which kept

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the Fine Gael government in power

for the last 18 months.

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The Brexit secretary David Davis has

been summoned to a House

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of Commons Select Committee

to explain his decision not

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to release full details

of the Government's assessment

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of the economic impact

of Brexit to MPs.

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It comes after Mr Davis provided

the committee with only an edited

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version of the Government's

assessment of the potential

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impact of Brexit on 56

sectors of the economy.

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Our Assistant Political Editor

Norman Smith is in Westminster

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How much trouble is he in then? Even

senior Tory MPs have said to me he

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is in difficulties because we have

the extraordinary prospect of a

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government minister potentially been

found to be in contempt of

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Parliament. There's a long way to go

to that, we would have to have such

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a move approved by the Speaker,

there would have to be a vote in

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parliament but I can't recall in

recent history any minister being

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found guilty of in effect, defying

this place and what adds edge to it

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in this context is that because exit

campaigners made much of taking back

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control and empowering this place so

for the Brexit Minister himself

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potentially, to be accused of

ignoring parliament, floating the

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will of Parliament would be

profoundly awkward but points to

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fault is at the heart of this row,

it's not just a tussle over

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paperwork, at its heart is a

confrontation between the government

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and parliament over who's calling

the shots when it comes to Brexit.

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And I was just saying a moment ago

about the Deputy Prime Minister in

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Ireland resigning, what impact could

that possibly have on Brexit

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negotiations?

I would think

privately there will be a huge sigh

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of relief in government circles

because that appears to have avoided

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the possibility of a snap election

before Christmas in Ireland which

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would have created further

instability on top of the

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instability surrounding Angela

Merkel, the German Chancellor, ahead

0:19:480:19:51

of that crucial EU summit in a

fortnight's time to decide whether

0:19:510:19:55

we move on to trade talks. On top of

that Ireland is emerging as a key

0:19:550:20:01

sticking point so some relief that

there is not going to be the

0:20:010:20:05

uncertainty created by an election

in Ireland.

Norman, thank you. The

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time is 20 past one.

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Our top story this lunchtime.

0:20:110:20:20

The Pope urges to respect the rights

of Rohingya Muslims. Word on the

0:20:200:20:27

glamorous Matt sees Spike, secret

files reveal the love life of John

0:20:270:20:32

Profumo.

0:20:320:20:33

Coming up in sport, as England

continue their preparations

0:20:330:20:35

for Saturday's rugby league

World Cup final against Australia,

0:20:350:20:37

they bring veteran forward Chris

Heighington back into the squad.

0:20:370:20:40

Thousands of tourists remain trapped

on the Indonesian island of Bali

0:20:470:20:50

after the airport was closed

for a second day.

0:20:500:20:54

Huge plumes of dark ash and smoke

continue to rise from the summit

0:20:540:20:59

of Mount Agung amid growing fears

the volcano may have a full scale

0:20:590:21:02

eruption at any time.

0:21:020:21:03

An exclusion zone around the volcano

has been widened

0:21:030:21:06

and people living there have been

told to leave.

0:21:060:21:09

40,000 people have

already had to abandon their homes.

0:21:090:21:11

From Bali, Rebecca

Henschke reports.

0:21:110:21:13

Mount Agung is showing

signs of moving towards

0:21:130:21:15

a full-scale eruption -

Indonesian authorities

0:21:150:21:17

ordering the remaining

people near the volcano

0:21:170:21:19

to move to safety...

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But many are reluctant to do so.

0:21:290:21:31

What happens is in the hands of God.

0:21:310:21:35

Business is very quiet.

0:21:350:21:36

It's very hard.

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But if I go to a shelter,

it'll be even worse.

0:21:390:21:41

Even primary schools

are still open here,

0:21:420:21:45

inside the danger zone.

0:21:450:21:48

Students are still learning

but today they've been

0:21:480:21:52

given surgical masks,

simple ones, and they're

0:21:520:21:54

being taught how to use them

to protect themselves

0:21:540:21:56

from volcanic ash.

0:21:560:22:01

The masks stop the volcanic ash

from making it hard to breathe.

0:22:010:22:04

It protects their health.

0:22:040:22:08

Tens of thousands of people

have evacuated the area,

0:22:090:22:13

though many of these people did

so months ago.

0:22:130:22:16

They went back briefly

to their homes when things calmed

0:22:160:22:19

down but now they're being forced

again back into this

0:22:190:22:21

makeshift shelter.

0:22:210:22:23

For many, it's been a very

tough and uncertain time.

0:22:230:22:29

It's been months and now I've found

out my house is covered in ash.

0:22:290:22:34

I have two young children.

0:22:400:22:42

What will we do?

0:22:420:22:44

Rivers are swelling with cold lava,

coming off the volcano and bringing

0:22:530:22:56

with it fertile soil.

0:22:560:23:02

The Balinese revere Mount Agung,

now they're watching calmly to see

0:23:020:23:05

what it will do next.

0:23:050:23:07

Six former British soldiers

who were held in prison in India

0:23:160:23:19

for four years have been released.

0:23:190:23:21

The so called "Chennai Six"

were guards on a ship,

0:23:210:23:23

had their convictions for weapons

offences overturned yesterday.

0:23:230:23:25

Their lawyers say they will have

to remain in India a little

0:23:250:23:28

while longer, before

they can return home.

0:23:280:23:31

The family of a soldier who died

at an army barracks 16 years ago

0:23:310:23:34

have won their High Court action

for a fresh inquest.

0:23:340:23:36

17 year old Private Geoff Gray

was found with two gunshot wounds

0:23:360:23:39

to his head in September 2001

at the Deepcut Army

0:23:390:23:41

Barracks in Surrey.

0:23:410:23:44

An inquest six months after his

death recorded an open verdict.

0:23:440:23:47

Fresh evidence now means

there can be a fresh inquest.

0:23:470:23:51

The former Coronation Street

actor Bruno Langley,

0:23:510:23:53

has pleaded guilty to sexually

assaulting two women at a Manchester

0:23:530:23:56

music venue in October.

0:23:560:23:58

The 34 year old who played

Todd Grimshaw for 16 years left

0:23:580:24:01

the ITV soap after an internal

inquiry last month.

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The court heard he had groped two

women while drunk and was told

0:24:070:24:10

he may face a custodial sentence.

0:24:100:24:11

Newly declassified MI5 files have

revealed that John Profumo -

0:24:180:24:21

the former Conservative Minister

of War - had a long affair

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with a glamorous Nazi spy.

0:24:230:24:24

The files detail his relationship

with Gisela Winegard -

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and suggest she may have tried

to blackmail him.

0:24:260:24:29

Mr Profumo was forced to resign

in 1963 after he was found

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to have shared a mistress -

Christine Keeler -

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with a Soviet spy in London.

0:24:340:24:35

David Silito reports.

0:24:350:24:38

NEWSREEL: War Minister Profumo

hadn't been five minutes

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at the Army Catering Corps training

0:24:430:24:45

centre before he knew that any young

man wishing to sample top-class

0:24:450:24:48

cooking must enlist without delay.

0:24:480:24:50

It was in the 1960s

the great political scandal.

0:24:500:24:53

John Profumo, Secretary

of State for War, the man

0:24:530:24:57

in charge of the nation's security

was forced to resign after it was

0:24:570:25:00

revealed he'd had

an affair with a woman

0:25:000:25:02

who was also involved

with a

0:25:020:25:03

Soviet intelligence officer.

0:25:030:25:06

What's now emerged

is that it wasn't the

0:25:060:25:07

first time he'd been involved

with a woman perceived

0:25:070:25:10

to be a security risk.

0:25:100:25:12

These documents from MI5

have just been released.

0:25:120:25:18

Revealing he was in the 1950s

at risk of blackmailing

0:25:180:25:20

from another former girlfriend.

0:25:200:25:25

This is Gisela Winegard, a German

model who he met in Oxford in

0:25:250:25:28

the 1930s.

0:25:280:25:29

They remained close for many years

however during the war

0:25:290:25:33

she was also involved

with high-ranking Nazis.

0:25:330:25:36

Is she a spy?

0:25:370:25:38

Certainly looks like it.

0:25:380:25:42

There was some discussion

about whether she

0:25:420:25:45

had an emotional attachment with

the military attache, how did that

0:25:450:25:48

develop but later documents make it

very clear she was involved in some

0:25:480:25:51

sort of intelligence network.

0:25:510:25:54

We're not quite clear

how, whether she was

0:25:540:26:00

a runner or what she

actually did as part

0:26:000:26:02

of that but certainly,

yes, it

0:26:020:26:03

was more than just an acquaintance,

definitely she was a strong pro-Nazi

0:26:030:26:07

and was involved in some

level in espionage work.

0:26:070:26:10

But none of this became

public at the time of the

0:26:100:26:13

scandal.

0:26:130:26:15

Had we known this at the height

of the Profumo affair it

0:26:150:26:18

would probably have

pulled the establishment

0:26:180:26:20

below the water line.

0:26:200:26:23

Had that come out at

the time one could imagine

0:26:230:26:25

what the tabloids would

0:26:250:26:26

have made of it.

0:26:260:26:27

Back in the 1960s Lord Denning

went through the files

0:26:270:26:31

and concluded there to

be no security breach

0:26:310:26:32

but more than 50 years

on

0:26:320:26:36

it's clear the full picture

of John Profumo and the secret files

0:26:360:26:39

was far from public.

0:26:390:26:40

David Silitto, BBC News.

0:26:400:26:43

There can't be many people who reach

the peak of the career

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at their age of 95.

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But a photographer from Coventry

called Masterji has done just that.

0:26:500:26:53

He arrived in the UK from India

in the 1950s to work in a factory

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and began taking photos

of the city's Asian

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community over a 30 year

0:27:030:27:05

period from the 1950s to the 1980s.

0:27:050:27:06

But they only really

came to light last year.

0:27:060:27:08

Now his photographs have finally

been published and his book

0:27:080:27:11

is being feted around the world.

0:27:110:27:12

Phil Mackie reports.

0:27:120:27:16

After more than half a lifetime

as a photographer Masterji has never

0:27:160:27:19

had a higher profile.

0:27:190:27:20

His fame came late.

0:27:200:27:24

Hello, Masterji would you like to

have a look at your book?

0:27:240:27:30

Yes, thank you.

0:27:300:27:31

It's a very nice photo.

0:27:310:27:32

He was only discovered

when he was 94, now a

0:27:320:27:35

year later his work is being

published for the first time.

0:27:350:27:38

His work will document

a time of change

0:27:380:27:39

in his home city of Coventry, he

photographed the families who like

0:27:390:27:42

him had moved here from India and

Pakistan but his pictures also evoke

0:27:420:27:45

a moment in modern British history

and also show a wry sense of humour.

0:27:450:27:51

When I came here in this country

I got only one camera, start from

0:27:510:27:55

there.

0:27:550:27:59

I was a passport

photographer in Coventry.

0:27:590:28:01

In the Asian community.

0:28:010:28:03

So know me everybody.

0:28:030:28:04

Everybody knows you.

0:28:040:28:07

This is where all the magic

happens, this is the

0:28:070:28:09

studio in Coventry,

where the family lives as well

0:28:090:28:12

and where generations

of

0:28:120:28:15

people came together

for those all important

0:28:150:28:17

photographs and now aged

0:28:170:28:20

95, Masterji is getting

recognition he never expected.

0:28:200:28:23

Last year thousands

of people turned out

0:28:230:28:26

to see an exhibition of Masterji's

photographs which prompted the

0:28:260:28:28

organisers to produce a new book.

0:28:280:28:32

In Coventry is a sense

of familiarity

0:28:320:28:36

and people were telling stories

that they are building

0:28:360:28:38

on the collection that Masterji has

himself, people

0:28:380:28:41

coming up with their own family

photographs and stories about their

0:28:410:28:44

own family photographs

and a real depth of

0:28:440:28:46

meaning and feeling

for the

0:28:460:28:47

communities in Coventry

Masterji recorded.

0:28:470:28:52

I can see my father in another

light, not just as my dad

0:28:520:28:58

but as a photographer that had skill

and talent and knew what he

0:28:580:29:01

was doing.

0:29:010:29:03

It's a wonderful way

to remember his legacy as well.

0:29:030:29:07

Last week Masterji

received an honorary

0:29:130:29:14

degree in recognition of his

outstanding contribution to the

0:29:140:29:17

photographic heritage

of Coventry and after

0:29:170:29:18

appearing on BBC News

a

0:29:180:29:19

year ago he's had calls

from all over the world.

0:29:190:29:24

People know you now

because of your photography.

0:29:240:29:26

Yes.

0:29:260:29:27

Is that nice?

0:29:270:29:28

It's very nice.

0:29:280:29:29

I'm famous.

0:29:290:29:30

Very nice that you're famous.

0:29:300:29:31

People appreciate a picture.

0:29:310:29:34

That's what I like very much.

0:29:340:29:38

At the grand old age of 95

there is another new

0:29:380:29:41

chapter in the Masterji story.

0:29:410:29:43

Phil Mackie, BBC News, Coventry.

0:29:430:29:46

A 14-carat vivid pink diamond

could fetch in excess

0:29:550:29:57

of thirty million pounds.

0:29:570:30:01

In fact, it has just sold for £24

million.

0:30:010:30:06

The "pink Promise" is the most

expensive piece of jewellery ever

0:30:060:30:08

offered by Christie's in Hong Kong,

and has been described as "the

0:30:080:30:11

Picasso of the pink diamond world".

0:30:110:30:12

Good afternoon. A mixture of sunny

spells and showers, especially in

0:30:170:30:24

the North, and West, dry and bright

weather, we see a mixture of sunny

0:30:240:30:29

spells and showers which means some

photographs of rainbows. As we move

0:30:290:30:35

through the next few days, despite

some brightness that will turn

0:30:350:30:39

colder, we drag in some cold

northerly air from the Arctic.

0:30:390:30:43

Temperatures dropping over the next

few days, scattering of showers in

0:30:430:30:48

the north and east this afternoon,

some form Northern Ireland. Wintry

0:30:480:30:54

over higher ground especially in the

north. Rush-hour, a scattering of

0:30:540:30:59

showers, in the north and east of

Scotland, largely dry forward the

0:30:590:31:03

south-west, some showers for North

East England. Drier for the

0:31:030:31:08

north-west of England. Some showers

into Wales and the Northwest

0:31:080:31:12

temperatures not too much, mid

single figures. Dry weather for much

0:31:120:31:16

of central and southern England.

Some breezy as well. As we go

0:31:160:31:22

through this evening and overnight,

we continue to seek showers down

0:31:220:31:26

East Coast, extending further south,

summer showers persisting for

0:31:260:31:32

Northern Ireland and southern parts

of Wales and western parts of the

0:31:320:31:35

south-west. Dry weather around,

clear skies, feeling cold, Patti

0:31:350:31:41

Frost developing improved spots, one

or two patches of ice where we see

0:31:410:31:46

showers passing through. Showers for

eastern coastal regions tomorrow, a

0:31:460:31:52

lot of brightness around, the best

of that south-west Scotland, Wales

0:31:520:31:57

and south-west of England.

Scattering of showers for Northern

0:31:570:32:02

Ireland, parts of Wales and

elsewhere, temperatures in single

0:32:020:32:04

figures, feeling a little bit cooler

than today. The setup, moving into

0:32:040:32:11

Thursday, high-pressure out to the

west, continuing to Dragon calls

0:32:110:32:15

from the north, moving into

Thursday, turning a little bit

0:32:150:32:19

cooler, a Coast art to the day,

similar setup with showers still

0:32:190:32:23

running down the Euston Coast,

showers for the south-west, dry and

0:32:230:32:29

bright weather around especially for

central and southern parts of

0:32:290:32:32

England as we move through Thursday.

Temperatures largely in single

0:32:320:32:37

figures, once we add in the wind,

feeling colder than

0:32:370:32:39