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Patients are dying in

hospital corridors -

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the stark warning from A&E doctors

to the Prime Minister.

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Almost 70 heads of department

in England and Wales have written

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to Theresa May saying conditions

are at times intolerable

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despite the best efforts of staff.

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I think I was trolley

number 12 and two more

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people came in after me.

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Then they said they can't take any

more trolleys so the ambulance

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was having to wait outside.

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Also this lunchtime:

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Eliminate all avoidable plastic

waste within 25 years says

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says the Prime Minister,

as she announces a new government

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drive on the environment.

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A woman has appeared in court

charged with murder,

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after police found a body buried

in a garden in Greater Manchester.

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Searching for survivors -

17 people are still missing

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after the mudslides

and flash floods in southern

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California that left 17 dead.

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And how former England captain

Rio Ferdinand put Prince William

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on the spot over Harry's wedding.

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Coming up in sport...

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Britain's Johanna Konta faces

a testing opening match

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in the Austalian Open next week

against American Madison Brengle.

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Good afternoon and welcome

to the BBC news at One.

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Doctors have warned

the Prime Minister that patients

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are dying in the corridors

of accident and emergency units

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in England and Wales.

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The heads of 68 A&E departments have

written to Theresa May saying

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that the current level of safety

compromise is at times intolerable

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despite the best efforts of staff.

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And they say that thousands

of patients are waiting for hours

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in ambulances because hospitals

don't have enough space.

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Our health correspondent

Catherine Burns reports.

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Is that the one that you want?

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Yeah.

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Rosie Dawson was in severe pain

when she went to A&E last week.

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She had a gynaecological problem

and was bleeding heavily,

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but the hospital was so busy

that she was examined

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on a trolley in a busy corridor.

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I think I was trolley number 12

and there were trolleys

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going all the way up.

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You can't see to someone's dignity,

you can't ensure they are having

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a private conversation and that

if they break down in tears,

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which I think I did,

I think I'm pretty sure that I cried

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as well, but you can't look

into anybody's kind of right

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to privacy or anything like that.

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Today doctors from almost

half the A&E units

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in England and Wales

have

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written to the Prime Minister,

saying that plans for the winter had

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failed to deliver anywhere

near what was needed.

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They talk about patients dying

in hospital corridors under

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intolerable conditions.

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In terms of these winter pressures

that we see the NHS under,

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there have been a number of measures

that we have taken that have helped.

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For example, for the first time

ever, urgent GP appointments

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being available throughout

the Christmas period.

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But still, figures from NHS England

show that at some point last week,

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just 3% of hospital trusts

in England had enough beds free

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to provide safe care.

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They are supposed to have no more

than 85% of beds occupied,

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but on Thursday, just four out

of 137 trusts were below that safe

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level. To add to this, more

statistics showing

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that the symbol was the worst month

for A&E waiting times

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since records began in 2004.

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3,000 patients in England

were not seen within

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the four-hour waiting target.

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And so, a warning that this

is a watershed moment for the NHS.

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We have now clearly reached

the point where the NHS cannot meet

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the standards of care that we would,

all of us in the NHS,

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ministers included, want to provide.

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So the key question is,

do we abandon those standards,

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and none of us in the NHS will do

that, or does the Government make

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the decisions it needs to make

about the long-term funding and it

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needs to make those

decisions quickly.

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Authorities in Wales and Northern

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Ireland say they are under pressure

too and A&E waiting times in

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Scotland hit their worst ever levels

at the end of December.

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The message from health

care professionals is

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that despite staff's best efforts,

the NHS is chronically underfunded

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and the Government must act soon.

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Catherine Burns, BBC News.

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Let's speak to our health editor.

This letter is quite a moment, it

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really is quite a letter from people

at the front line of all of this.

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That's right, we have had a series

of warnings from Royal colleges

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representing doctors and a warning

from NHS providers, which you heard

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there just now about the watershed

moment. These are front-line senior

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doctors employed by trusts who have

taken it upon themselves to get

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together a letter which they say

represents the views of staff that

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they work with because they are so

concerned. They have sent it to the

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Prime Minister. The fact that they

are at the front line in emergency

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departments are saying there are

very serious concerns about safety,

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that some people are dying

prematurely because they are having

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to be managed in corridors, I think

is very significant. And they are

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saying whatever the Prime Minister

has been saying in recent days,

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there was not in their view enough

preparation or planning for winter.

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They say the solution lies in more

money for social care to help

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discharge patients from hospitals.

It has to be said the 68 signature

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is don't represent all hospitals in

England and Wales. I understand some

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senior doctors were asked to sign it

but didn't, but it is an interesting

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view of how people see things on the

front line. The Department of Health

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is making clear there are a lot more

A&E consultants than they're worth

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in 2010, more money has been made

available over the next couple of

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years, but the new debate is getting

going over the long-term and

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short-term future of the NHS in

terms of funding and social care.

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Hugh Pym, thank you.

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If you want to find out

how your local hospital

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is performing you can use the BBC's

NHS Tracker at

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www.bbc.co.uk/nhstracker.

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The Prime Minister has pledged

to eliminate avoidable plastic waste

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within 25 years as part

of a far-reaching plan

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to improve Britain's environment.

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She has urged supermarkets

to introduce aisles where

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shoppers can buy products

with no plastic packaging.

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A small charge for disposable

plastic bags will also be

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extended to all shops,

not just big retailers.

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Theresa May called plastic waste

"one of the great environmental

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scourges of our time".

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But environmentalists have

criticised the plans

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saying they lack urgency,

detail and bite.

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Here's our environment

analyst, Roger Harrabin.

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There's huge public anxiety

about plastic litter, since David

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Attenborough's Blue Planet series

revealed sea creatures eating

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plastic waste.

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The Prime Minister's surfing

that wave of concern -

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aiming for votes from young people

who care deeply about the

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environment they will inherit.

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While the water in our

rivers and beaches

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are cleaner than ever before,

around the world 8 million tonnes of

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plastic makes its way

into the oceans each year.

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But is Mrs May being

ambitious enough?

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She said all avoidable

plastic waste should be

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stopped by 2042.

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That is 25 years from now.

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Environmentalists are not impressed.

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We don't think it's urgent

enough, we don't think

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it's robust enough and we don't

think it's detailed enough.

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The oceans, which are

bearing the brunt

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of our addiction to throwaway

plastic, can't wait

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25 years for pollution.

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25 years for solutions.

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But plastics form just part

of the the Government's 25-year

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plan for the environment

launched today.

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The environment is something

personal to each of us.

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But it is also something

which collectively we

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hold in trust for

the next generation.

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And we have a responsibility

to protect and enhance it.

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But it's a crowded

island we live on.

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Woodlands, like here

at Lodge Hill in Kent, have

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been decimated over the decades.

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This is the UK's prime

site for nightingales,

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but the local council wants to build

much-needed

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houses on part of it.

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If housing development was to go

ahead at Lodge Hill, it

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would constitute the biggest

destruction of one of our finest

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wildlife sites for 25 years.

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And at a time when

the government has

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clearly expressed a commitment to

restoring nature, it seems madness

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to conceive, let alone to consent

to such a development.

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A walk in the woods is good

for your mental

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and physical health.

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The government's acknowledged that.

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It wants to increase

woodland cover, especially

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near where people live.

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It wants to bring back wild flower

meadows and improve

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rare habitats like heathlands.

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But the pressure's

on for development.

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We have a housing target

we have to meet of 29,500

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between now and 2035 -

huge demand in Medway

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and in North Kent for housing,

affordable housing and a

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whole housing mix, and those houses

have to go somewhere.

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There's pressure on

the natural world from

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road-building too.

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The Department for Transport

can't foresee a time

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when new roads won't be needed.

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The rail line HS2 will damage

many ancient woodlands.

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And the farmers' union

is demanding that all prime

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agricultural land is kept for

farming, not wildlife,

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to maximise food output.

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But the Government's plan

for nature will attempt to

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bring some nature back to farmland

and replenish depleted soils.

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Environmentalists welcome

the Government's plans to restore

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Britain's nature, but the problem

they say that is so far

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it is just a plan.

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To really convince them,

ministers would need to introduce

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legislation and there

seems no sign of that.

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Our assistant political editor

Norman Smith is at the wetlands

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Centre in south-west London weather

Prime Minister gave her speech this

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morning. So the Prime Minister's

first big speech of the year, why

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the environment why now?

You are

right, it might seem surprising in

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the sense Mrs May has never been

noted for her views on the

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environment, particularly given the

current how all around the NHS, that

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she has chosen her first big speech

on the green agenda. Partly they

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believe it will be popular, there is

a sense in Government that people

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are increasingly exasperated by the

sheer volume of plastic packaging we

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have to put up with. Everything from

the proverbial coffee cup to fruit

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and veg safely wrapped in

cellophane, to every time you order

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something online incomes in blankets

of packaging, and a desire to change

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that. Secondly the political climate

has changed. When David Cameron

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tried to pursue a green agenda he

ran into ferocious opposition from

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many other Conservatives, certainly

many Conservative supporting

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newspapers. Now they have done an

about turn and they are fully behind

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the green agenda. Lastly there is a

desire to talk about something other

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than Brexit. The non-Brexit domestic

agenda, and in particular one that

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appeals to younger voters. Research

has shown that one of the issues

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that concern is most younger voters

is, yes, the environment. Norman

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Smith in south-east London, thank

you.

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Christmas sales figures

for retailers have presented

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a mixed bag this season.

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Marks & Spencer sales fell over

the key Christmas period,

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while Tesco reported

record festive trade.

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A number of major retailers have

alluded to difficulties

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in the market and tough trading

conditions.

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Our Business Correspondent

Emma Simpson reports now

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on the winners and losers.

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It worked out all right in the end,

didn't it?

It did too for Britain's

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biggest retailer. Despite problems

with their turkeys, Tesco's

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Christmas sales were up. Food has

long been a bright spot for Marks &

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Spencer, their premium product, but

this Christmas quarter sales went

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into reverse.

There is food

inflation and we also buy a lot of

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food over Christmas because of

entertaining and just eating, so it

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is very disappointing that marks and

Spencer hasn't matched the rest of

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the grocers and I think it's a lot

to do with its competition producing

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very good premium ranges at low

prices so it is up against a

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challenging market, and its clothing

hasn't been doing well either.

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Christmas feels like a long time ago

now. For retailers, it can be make

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or break. On the high street it's

been incredibly

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been incredibly challenging.

Consumers have less money to spend.

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House of Fraser has been really

feeling the pressure. It has seen

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another fall in sales today, but as

ever there are winners and losers

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and this one is in the winner 's

camp.

There is demand there, you

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just have to find it and create the

conditions in which people want

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things and that comes down to having

fabulous products. It means being

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brilliant in terms of experience

people get in your shops has never

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been more important, and it means

you have to get outstanding at

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online shops and that is something

we work very hard to do.

In

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Nottingham shoppers seem to be

careful in parting with their cash.

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I had a budget and we tried to stick

to it as far as possible.

I did it

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all online because I didn't want to

be in the rush of everyone.

I

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normally look at deals with pop-up,

normally on Facebook or a certain

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site will be doing e-mails and then

I have a look.

No surprise then that

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online accounted for a quarter of

non-food shopping last month. A

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small but fast-growing retailer,

Boohoo, expects growth of 90% this

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year. That is something they can

only dream of on the high street.

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The sales are on, after a quarter

that has been far from Golden, and

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this year could be just as tough as

the last one.

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A woman has appeared in court

charged with murder,

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after police found a body buried

in a garden in Greater Manchester.

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Barbara Coombes, who's 63,

is also charged with preventing

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the lawful and decent burial

of a body, and with fraud.

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Let's speak to our

correspondent, Judith Moritz.

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This was a short hearing, just three

minutes or so and Barbara Coombes,

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wearing glasses and a fleece jumper,

spoke to confirm her personal

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details. She is charged with

murdering

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murdering Kenneth Coombes in 2006

and she is accused of burying his

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body and writing official letters

and pretending to be his care to

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claim money. It is understood

Kenneth Coombes is her father. Her

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neighbours this week were asked by

police whether they remember him, he

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would have been in his late 80s, in

2005. The police say at the weekend

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that a 63-year-old went into a

police station and told officers she

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had killed a man some years ago and

she had buried him in the garden. A

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forensic search began and human

remains were recovered from Barbara

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Coombes's garden. They have not been

officially identified. The results

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of a postmortem have not been

released. Barbara Coombes has been

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charged with murder and she will

reappear before a court tomorrow

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morning. The charges will be

presented to her again.

Thank you.

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Our top story this lunchtime...

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A&E doctors warn the Prime Minister

that patients are dying

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in corridors because conditions

are at times intolerable.

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And coming up...

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Why the video blogger, who's watched

by millions around the world,

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is now being punished by YouTube.

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Coming up in sport...

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England's One-Day captain

Eoin Morgan impresses ahead

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of their series against Australia,

with a five-wicket win over

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a Cricket Australia 11.

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In California, rescue teams

are searching for 17 people

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who are still missing

after the flash floods

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and mud slides on Tuesday.

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17 people are known to have died

when a torrent of mud, carrying

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boulders the size of small cars,

smashed through the

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town of Montecito.

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Over 100 homes have been destroyed.

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The area in Santa Barbara County was

only just recovering from the recent

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devastating wildfires.

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Our North American correspondent,

James Cook, is there.

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In Montecito, they are still combing

the ruins, looking for survivors.

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But with every hour that

passes, hope fades.

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The surge of mud and debris

was just too powerful.

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It consumed everything before it,

turning homes to matchwood.

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We had, you know, between us,

a dear friend that didn't make it.

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He lives upstream.

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And that was brutal.

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They got blown right

out of the house.

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His wife is still alive.

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The kids are traumatised, of course.

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It came really close.

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It came right up to our hedges.

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Thank God that it didn't take

out our homes or our car

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and our children are safe.

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But, yeah, our neighbours

weren't as fortunate.

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More than 500 firefighters and other

rescue teams have been

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working around the clock,

hoping beyond hope that they

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can still save lives.

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I have been a firefighter

for 26 years.

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Yeah, for most people that

are here on this incident, we have

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never seen an event like this.

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Parts of the town are still cut off,

but some residents have been

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returning to inspect the damage.

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The house being gone

is just a house, you know.

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It's just some clothes in a house.

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But in a neighbourhood this small,

every single name that turns

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up is someone's dad,

someone's cousin, someone's teacher,

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and that's got to be

the worst part of it all,

0:18:460:18:49

I think.

0:18:490:18:50

I'm just happy for

everyone that makes it.

0:18:500:18:55

The sky lit up because some

buildings had blown up.

0:18:550:18:57

The gas mains, it turns out.

0:18:570:18:59

Here is all this fire coming

down, and fire going up,

0:18:590:19:01

and here is all this rain coming

down, and you wonder,

0:19:010:19:04

what's happening?

0:19:040:19:05

I mean, it was an

incredible experience.

0:19:050:19:08

That was the bunny that

I missed catching.

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Oh, my gosh.

0:19:100:19:13

I was in the kitchen,

trying to get out through the back

0:19:130:19:15

when we saw the wall

of water coming.

0:19:150:19:19

I couldn't reach her.

0:19:190:19:20

We had our dog.

0:19:200:19:22

Grabbed our dog.

0:19:220:19:27

We grabbed our dog by the collar

but missed the cats and the cat

0:19:270:19:30

and the bunny and the water hit

and knocked out...

0:19:300:19:33

Went through our house,

took everything.

0:19:330:19:35

But somehow, in the cage...

0:19:350:19:38

The firefighters found her

and we found this on top of our car.

0:19:380:19:42

I thought I would find a dead bunny

in it, but she was alive.

0:19:420:19:45

Amazing.

0:19:450:19:51

The mudslide didn't just

claim lives, it paralysed

0:19:510:19:52

this part of California.

0:19:520:19:55

This is the main motorway along

the Pacific coast, the 101 Freeway.

0:19:550:19:58

Police say it will not be open

until Monday at the earliest.

0:19:580:20:01

The trauma will last much longer.

0:20:010:20:03

James Cook, BBC News, Montecito.

0:20:030:20:08

Let's speak to the CBS

correspondent, Carter Evans,

0:20:080:20:10

who's in Montecito.

0:20:100:20:14

The middle of the night there now,

our rescue workers still hoping to

0:20:140:20:22

find people alive?

They are still

hoping to find people alive right

0:20:220:20:26

now, this is still a rescue effort,

not a recovery effort. James talk to

0:20:260:20:31

people talking about being blown out

of their homes. I want to try to

0:20:310:20:36

explain the scale of this. The

pictures really do not do it

0:20:360:20:40

justice. This happened at about 4am,

people were asleep. Everyone says

0:20:400:20:44

they heard rumbling and a mudslide

hits the wall of the home, it is not

0:20:440:20:52

just mugged, rocks and boulders like

this one, but this is a small

0:20:520:20:56

boulder. A lot of the rocks and

boulders were the size of small

0:20:560:21:00

cars. Just imagine what that would

be like. The best way I can think of

0:21:000:21:05

to describe it is imagine if you

took a home and put it on a giant

0:21:050:21:09

bowling alley and you took the huge

boulders, dozens, perhaps hundreds,

0:21:090:21:14

and tossed them at the house, that

is what happened here.

Extraordinary

0:21:140:21:18

pictures from Montecito in southern

California, thank you for joining

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us.

0:21:240:21:25

Universal Credit is the biggest

welfare reform in decades.

0:21:250:21:27

But teachers and charities

are warning that the new benefit

0:21:270:21:29

could cause chaos in the provision

of free school meals in England.

0:21:290:21:33

They believe that plans to link

eligibility for the free meals

0:21:330:21:36

to household earnings,

which often fluctuate,

0:21:360:21:40

will also undermine the core

principal of the universal credit

0:21:400:21:42

that work always pays.

0:21:420:21:43

Our social affairs correspondent,

Michael Buchanan, reports.

0:21:430:21:49

Breakfast time at a south London

School, a handy aid to working

0:21:490:21:55

families and those struggling to get

by. Around half the pupils here get

0:21:550:21:59

free school meals, a by-product of

getting certain benefits. But

0:21:590:22:05

Universal Credit which families can

move on and off when earnings change

0:22:050:22:09

could make it hard for the school to

know who is eligible.

It would be

0:22:090:22:14

very complicated for the school and

we would find it hard to monitor and

0:22:140:22:18

follow. Parents would not

understand. One week we are asking

0:22:180:22:23

for money, the following month, we

are not. It is confusing for the

0:22:230:22:27

school, parents, not a good way of

doing it.

The school has invested

0:22:270:22:32

heavily in giving children healthy

food, currently all families who get

0:22:320:22:37

Universal Credit can get free school

meals. The Department for Education

0:22:370:22:43

plans to restrict provision. In

future, and the families whose

0:22:430:22:47

earnings are less than £7,400 a year

before benefits will qualify -- when

0:22:470:22:52

the families. The school has a

complete commitment to healthy

0:22:520:22:57

eating, it has its own garden for

growing vegetables, it has even got

0:22:570:23:01

chickens for fresh eggs. What

campaigners say is that the

0:23:010:23:05

consultation was an opportunity for

the Government to reassess free

0:23:050:23:09

school meals, to see them not as a

cost but as an investment in the

0:23:090:23:13

future and to help tackle in

particular the growing problem of

0:23:130:23:17

childhood obesity. As Universal

Credit is rolled out across the

0:23:170:23:22

country, ministers say it is an

affordable to give all families on

0:23:220:23:25

the benefit free school meals, it

would cost about £600 million. They

0:23:250:23:31

say their plans will see 50,000 more

children getting free food than

0:23:310:23:36

currently do so, but charities take

a different view of the planned

0:23:360:23:39

restrictions.

There is evidence it

increases attainment, concentration

0:23:390:23:45

in the afternoon, and for most of

the children in poverty, it can mean

0:23:450:23:48

the difference between getting a

nutritious meal in that day and not

0:23:480:23:52

getting anything at all.

A

consultation on these plans for

0:23:520:23:57

England ends today, similar

restrictions have been announced for

0:23:570:24:00

Scotland and Northern Ireland.

Whatever the benefits of free school

0:24:000:24:08

meals, the cost of extending

provision is decided policy. Michael

0:24:080:24:10

Buchanan, BBC News, south London.

0:24:100:24:13

The trial of ex-football coach

Barry Bennell on charges of child

0:24:130:24:16

sexual offences has heard

from a former youth footballer

0:24:160:24:18

who says he was abused

by Bennell as they travelled

0:24:180:24:20

to and from training

at Manchester City.

0:24:200:24:22

The former coach, who's now

known as Richard Jones,

0:24:220:24:24

denies 48 charges of

child sexual abuse.

0:24:240:24:26

Our sports correspondent,

David Ornstein, has been

0:24:260:24:27

hearing the evidence

at Liverpool Crown Court.

0:24:270:24:35

This is the second day of evidence

against Bennell who has been

0:24:360:24:40

described by the prosecution as a

predatory paedophile. The witness

0:24:400:24:43

that spoke today, as you said, he

received lifts to and from

0:24:430:24:50

Manchester City training after being

scouted by Bennell and he said the

0:24:500:24:55

abuse started in Bennell's car and

happened 98% of the time that he was

0:24:550:24:59

in the car and it allegedly

escalated at Bennell's house, after

0:24:590:25:06

watching horror movies which were

said to be used as a scare tactic by

0:25:060:25:10

Boeing. He said he was abused over

100 times in his bed and 50-100

0:25:100:25:16

times in his living room -- by

Bennell. When they were alone, the

0:25:160:25:21

abuse wasn't a serious sexual abuse,

it is alleged. I will never forget

0:25:210:25:25

the first time, I was crying in

pain, I felt it lasted for hours,

0:25:250:25:30

but maybe two, three minutes. He may

have stopped because I was crying so

0:25:300:25:35

much. The abuse is said to have

continued at Butlins and also a

0:25:350:25:39

haunted house. After the lunch

break, this witness will be

0:25:390:25:43

cross-examined and the trial

continues. It is expected to last

0:25:430:25:46

for eight weeks.

David, thank you.

0:25:460:25:52

Two men are on the run in France

after taking part in a

0:25:520:25:55

smash-and-grab raid

on the Ritz Hotel in Paris.

0:25:550:25:57

Three other members of the gang

were caught at the scene,

0:25:570:26:00

but the pair who escaped made off

with an estimated £3.5

0:26:000:26:03

million worth of jewels,

as Dan Johnson reports.

0:26:030:26:05

A large police response outside

the Paris Ritz after a gang,

0:26:050:26:08

armed with axes, carried out

a violent raid.

0:26:080:26:12

It isn't just the Christmas

lights that sparkle here.

0:26:120:26:18

There are jewels on display to match

the wealth of the guests

0:26:180:26:26

at one of the world's

most exclusive hotels.

0:26:260:26:29

The robbers arrived in Place Vendome

on scooters at around six

0:26:290:26:32

in the evening local time,

smashing windows on the ground

0:26:320:26:34

floor of the hotel.

0:26:340:26:36

It is estimated they took jewels

worth 4 million euros.

0:26:360:26:38

But police officers interrupted

the raid and arrested

0:26:380:26:40

three of the five men.

0:26:400:26:42

Paris has seen this before.

0:26:420:26:46

In October, 2016, US reality TV star

Kim Kardashian had a gun put

0:26:460:26:50

to her head as a gang stole

10 million euros-worth

0:26:500:26:53

of her jewellery.

0:26:530:26:56

Only one piece was never seen again.

0:26:560:27:04

-- ever seen again.

0:27:080:27:10

It is not clear how much

was recovered from this latest raid.

0:27:100:27:12

Police are still searching for two

of the men involved.

0:27:120:27:15

Don Johnson, BBC News.

0:27:150:27:16

Video bloggers, or vloggers

as they're known,

0:27:160:27:18

can do big business online on sites

such as YouTube.

0:27:180:27:20

Some of the most famous post videos

which are watched by millions

0:27:200:27:23

and millions of people

around the world.

0:27:230:27:24

But now YouTube has cut some

business ties with the video blogger

0:27:240:27:27

Logan Paul, after he was heavily

criticised for posting a video

0:27:270:27:30

appearing to show the body

of a suicide victim.

0:27:300:27:32

This report from our

correspondent, Chi Chi Izundu.

0:27:320:27:34

# Girl, what you trying to do?

0:27:340:27:36

# Because I don't have a clue...#

0:27:360:27:37

He's one of the most popular video

bloggers on YouTube.

0:27:370:27:45

15 million subscribers

watch his comedy vlogs.

0:27:460:27:48

But last night, YouTube said

it was cutting some business ties

0:27:480:27:52

with Logan Paul over a video

he posted at the end of last month.

0:27:520:27:58

The video, which we can't show,

featured the dead body of a man

0:27:580:28:01

who appeared to have

taken his own life.

0:28:010:28:06

It had been viewed millions of times

before Logan removed

0:28:060:28:09

it from his channel.

0:28:090:28:10

In a statement, YouTube acknowledged

it had taken a long time to respond,

0:28:100:28:13

but that it also had been listening

to comments and criticisms.

0:28:130:28:18

It added that it recognised

the actions of one

0:28:180:28:20

creator could affect

the whole community and it said it

0:28:200:28:23

would soon announce steps to make

0:28:230:28:31

sure any similar videos

were never circulated again.

0:28:340:28:38

I have made a severe and continuous

lapse of my judgment and I don't

0:28:380:28:42

expect to be forgiven.

0:28:420:28:43

I'm simply here to apologise.

0:28:430:28:48

YouTube said that they would

put on hold projects

0:28:480:28:50

with the 22-year-old

and that they would no

0:28:500:28:52

longer feature his channel

on the Google Preferred programme.

0:28:520:28:54

Effectively, lowering his

advertising profile with top brands.

0:28:540:28:56

Logan Paul isn't the only

one being criticised.

0:28:560:28:58

Anger is being directed

towards YouTube with questions like,

0:28:580:29:00

why they didn't take down

the offending post initially

0:29:000:29:03

in the first place, why it took them

so long to even issue a statement

0:29:030:29:06

in response, and why his channel

is still up on their platform,

0:29:060:29:09

allowing him to make

money from advertising.

0:29:090:29:11

At 22 years old, I bought my first

house for $6.5 million...

0:29:110:29:19

Last year, Forbes magazine estimated

Logan Paul's wealth at

0:29:190:29:21

just over £9 million.

0:29:210:29:22

But with YouTube's sanction,

it's still not clear whether that

0:29:220:29:25

will shrink considerably.

0:29:250:29:26

Chi Chi Izundu, BBC News.

0:29:260:29:27

And finally, the former England

captain Rio Ferdinand has managed

0:29:270:29:29

to put Prince William on the spot

over Prince Harry's wedding.

0:29:290:29:32

They were doing some filming

for a mental health charity

0:29:320:29:39

when Rio Ferdinand asked exactly

what he would be doing on 19th May.

0:29:390:29:42

There is the matter of a small

wedding that will happen

0:29:420:29:46

this year and, of course,

your brother, we're very,

0:29:460:29:48

very happy for him.

0:29:480:29:49

It's a big decision.

0:29:490:29:50

Are we going to Wembley

or are we going...?

0:29:500:29:52

You've touched on something

there, Rio, yeah.

0:29:520:29:54

I'm still working it out.

0:29:540:29:58

Will see what I can do.

0:29:580:30:01

I think, you know, having that

person there, I think it's kind

0:30:010:30:04

of apt you are talking about a best

man project, so to speak.

0:30:040:30:07

That relationship that you have...

0:30:070:30:08

He hasn't asked me yet.

0:30:080:30:09

LAUGHTER.

0:30:090:30:12

It could be a sensitive issue.

0:30:120:30:18

He hasn't asked him yet! I suspect

that might happen quite soon.

0:30:180:30:23

Time for a look at the weather.

0:30:230:30:26

Nice to see some sunshine.

0:30:260:30:30

Let us hope for some on the 19th of

June as well. It is not sunny

0:30:310:30:38

everywhere. This is in the Highlands

with the snowcapped mountains in the

0:30:380:30:43

background. Always a but with the

British weather, grey weather once

0:30:430:30:48

again, Scarborough, many eastern

areas under the cloud, raining quite

0:30:480:30:52

steadily in south-eastern parts of

England. Sunshine further west.

0:30:520:30:57

Stubborn fog for Northern Ireland,

some parts of East Anglia. Through

0:30:570:31:01

the night, it will thicken up. The

brightness lasts for the next few

0:31:010:31:05

hours, but where we get the

brightness, we get fog overnight. In

0:31:050:31:10

eastern areas, with the weather

front getting weaker, a few breaks

0:31:100:31:13

and fog here. In the countryside,

like last night, down towards

0:31:130:31:18

freezing. Freezing fog for the drive

tomorrow. Some hope of it lifting

0:31:180:31:24

earlier than in recent days for

Northern Ireland, stiffening breeze

0:31:240:31:29

through the day. A good Delos and

gender start across Scotland, albeit

0:31:290:31:34

rather cold, with the fog -- a good

deal of sunshine to start. Down

0:31:340:31:41

towards the West Country, Central

and southern England, Wales. But it

0:31:410:31:44

will not be football. A few drizzly

showers around. Quite a bit of cloud

0:31:440:31:51

tomorrow -- but it will not be for

all. This is the change. By the end

0:31:510:31:56

of play tomorrow. Friday night, it

will turn quite wet for Northern

0:31:560:32:01

Ireland. That will alleviate fog

problems. Quite bank on Saturday.

0:32:010:32:08

Showers ahead of it, a lot of cloud,

some brightness, as the weather

0:32:080:32:14

front starts to weaken and narrow.

Temperatures on a par with what we

0:32:140:32:17

are seeing at the moment. Hopefully

not as much of the fog over the

0:32:170:32:23

weekend because we have more breeze

but it does not stop it being rather

0:32:230:32:27

cloudy. The first weather front is

swapped by the next one coming in on

0:32:270:32:31

Sunday. A lot of cloud, dry weather,

but it signifies a change. The spell

0:32:310:32:38

of heavy rain, gale force winds

Sunday night into on Monday going

0:32:380:32:41

east. Behind it, a blast of cold

air. It will feel bitter, Dale,

0:32:410:32:49

severe gales. The risk of some snow.

Just to reiterate once again, the

0:32:490:32:56

main issue will be the fog this

evening and overnight.

0:32:560:33:01

A reminder of our main

story this lunchtime.

0:33:010:33:04

A&E doctors issue a stark warning

to the Prime Minister that

0:33:040:33:07

conditions in their departments

are at times intolerable,

0:33:070:33:14

And patients are dying in corridors.

0:33:140:33:53