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Britain's most decorated

Olympian Sir Bradley Wiggins

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and Team Sky are accused

of crossing an ethical line

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in their use of drugs.

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A report by MPs said Sir Bradley

and the team hadn't broken rules

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but had used medical treatments

to enhance performance.

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What we've looked at in this report

is whether there needs to be much

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tighter rules around the types

of medication that can be used.

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Sir Bradley Wiggins and Team Sky

strongly reject the allegations.

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Also this lunchtime:

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Theresa May promises to crack down

on developers who buy up land

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but are slow to build new homes.

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The first humanitarian aid convoy

for weeks gets into the beseiged

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Syrian enclave of Eastern Ghouta.

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Millions of people are told

to limit their water use as thawing

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temperatures cause burst pipes.

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And Gary Oldman has a message

for his mum after his portrayal

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of Winston Churchill wins him

the Oscar for Best Actor.

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I say to my mother, thank

you for your love and support.

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Put the kettle on.

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I'm bringing Oscar home.

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And coming up in the sport: The FA

Chief Executive apologises

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for using the star of David

and the Swastika as examples

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when asked why they are charging

Pep Guardiola for wearing

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a yellow ribbon.

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Good afternoon and welcome

to the BBC News at One.

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The champion cyclist

Sir Bradley Wiggins and his former

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employers at Team Sky have been

criticised for "crossing

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an ethical line" by MPs

in a report on doping in sport.

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The Digital, Culture,

Media and Sport Committee says

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Sir Bradley used drugs not just

for medical purposes

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but to enhance performance.

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Sir Bradly became the first

British rider to win

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the Tour de France in 2012.

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Both he and Team Sky say they

"strongly refute" the allegations,

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as Richard Conway now reports.

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He is a sporting icon, the Tour de

France winner and Britain's most

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decorated Olympian, but a damning

report has accused Sir Bradley

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Wiggins of unethical behaviour over

his use of drugs that MPs say were

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taken to boost performance and not

just for medical need.

These do not

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constitute a breach of the doping

rules as such, but do those rules

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need to be changed if there are very

powerful drugs that have performance

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enhancing properties that can be

used by athletes in competition?

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Should those rules be changed? It is

ultimately a test that the team has

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set for themselves.

The report says

team sky crust and ethical line set

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out by its founder Sir David

Brailsford by using the

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anti-inflammatory drug to prepare at

Bradley for the 2012 Tour de France

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which he went on to win. There are

now growing calls for Sir David

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Brailsford to take responsibility

for what MPs have labelled failures.

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He and Bradley Wiggins have not come

up with the complete story that

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makes sense which is truthful, so we

need some real honesty otherwise

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their reputations will be in tatters

and I am not sure they can ever come

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back from the mire they are in at

the moment.

In response to the

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report, Sir Bradley Wiggins refuted

the claim saying, I find it so sad

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that accusation can be made where

people can be accused of things they

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have never done which I then

regarded as facts. Team sky strongly

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refute the claims as well and say,

we take our responsibility to the

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sport seriously. We are committed to

creating an environment at team sky

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where riders can perform to the best

of their ability and do it clean.

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The details in this report came

about after MPs heard evidence at

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Westminster, but the shock waves

have spread far and wide into the

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world of cycling and into athletics.

MPs claim Lord Coe, the president of

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athletics world governing body

provided misleading answers over

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when he first knew

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about corruption and doping

allegations with Russian athletes.

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Lord Coe told the committee he was

not aware of specific claims before

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they were made in a German TV

documentary, but the report said it

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stretch credibility to believe he

was not aware at least in general

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terms. In response the IAAF said, it

takes the fight against doping very

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seriously and over the last 14

months the organisation has

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introduced a set of wide-ranging

reforms.

There is nobody I know who

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would want a guilty athlete to get

away with it, none of us. What we do

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want is that same reassurance that

those governing bodies who are there

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to protect those athletes and those

competing athletes get it right.

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Elite sport has always been judged

by the most slender margins. Its

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ethical margins are just as small.

Richard Conway, BBC News.

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Richard Conway, BBC News.

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Our correspondent, David Ornstein,

is at the Manchester Velodrome.

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Another difficult day for cycling

and for some of its biggest names.

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That is right. After years of being

dragged through the mud and admired

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by doping controversies, cycling

thought it had got through the worst

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of it and cleaned up its act,

largely led by Great Britain and

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team sky. It seemed that brighter

horizons were in front of them.

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However, they are back where they

were many years ago through the

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Lance Armstrong crisis and if you

think Great Britain, Britain's most

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successful Olympic sport, cycling,

and Sir Bradley Wiggins, the most

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decorated Olympian, and team sky

were set up on the premise of being

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whiter than white with a zero

tolerance approach to doping and

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ethics and here they are facing

serious questions. Sir Bradley

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Wiggins, one of the biggest names in

British sport, Sir David Brailsford,

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the architect behind team sky, and

so many great memories for the team

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at this place behind me, also known

as the metal factory. Where do they

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go from here and what more further

repercussions could come the way of

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cycling as a whole? We are thinking

about further investigations,

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further allegations potentially,

possibly the criminalisation of

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doping in the UK, like in some other

countries. There have been calls for

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that today. Possibly the banning of

the substances mentioned in the

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report. Britain's most current

successful cyclist on the road,

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Chris Froome, is facing allegations

himself. He returned an adverse

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analytical finding just recently. It

seems we have not heard the end of

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this yet.

David Ornstein.

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David Ornstein.

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The Prime Minister has

announced a shake-up

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of planning rules in England,

saying young people without family

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wealth "were right to be angry"

at not being able to buy a home.

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Theresa May said construction firms

which have been slow to build

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new homes could be refused planning

permission in the future.

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Ministers have also warned councils

that they will face sanctions

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if they underestimate

future housing needs.

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Our political correspondent,

Jonathan Blake, reports.

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Building your way out of the housing

crisis. Theresa May on a visit to a

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development in East London this

morning to see new homes being built

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but too many young people are in her

words, rightly angry that they

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cannot afford. She had a message to

the company is building in doubles

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back new homes, step up and speed

up.

We are going to make it much

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harder for unscrupulous developers

to dodge the obligation to build

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homes people can afford. The

government will make sure land is

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available for homes and make sure

our young people have the skills

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needed to build them. In return, I

expect developers to do their duty

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for Britain and build the homes of

our country needs.

Too often

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developers are too slow to build on

land they bought, so local councils

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should be able to take into account

their record. The rewrite of

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planning rules was also promised

with ministers now consulting on

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changes to guidance for local

authorities. The government's

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opponents say it is nowhere near

enough.

People will take some

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persuading that Theresa May and the

Tories will get tough on developers.

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They have spent the last few years

making planning rules weaker and

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they have created loopholes which

lock in high profits for developer

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else. The test now is action, not

the words we have heard this

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morning.

The housing shortage is a

problem for all parts of the UK. The

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Scottish government has pledged to

build 50,000 affordable homes by

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2021 and the Welsh government has

launched two new schemes to help

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people buy their homes. The

government admits there is a crisis

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and is keen to show that is an

action. But there is little new

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intraday's announcement, and with

people opposed to more radical

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solutions like building on the green

belt, the options are limited. The

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dream of home ownership Theresa May

spoke about remains a dream for

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many.

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spoke about remains

a dream for many.

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Our Assistant Political Editor

Norman Smith is in Westminster.

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Will these plans make

a difference for young people

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struggling to buy a home?

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I don't think anyone believes a

consultation on rewriting the

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planning rules is of itself going to

solve our housing crisis which is

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becoming something of a national

scandal. Ministers today pointed out

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the ratio between the cost of a

house and average salaries is now

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worse in Britain than anywhere else

in the developed world. There is a

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certain familiarity to a lot of what

we heard today. I have lost count of

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the number of prime ministers who

pledged to tackle the housing

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crisis, talking about stripping down

the planning rules, turning up the

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heat on local councils, putting the

screws on developers and again today

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we have had the same familiar

response. Local councils saying do

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not blame us, we approve nine out of

ten planning

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applications, give us the money to

build and we will do it. Developers

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are saying when we buy land we don't

want to sit on it, we would like to

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develop, but you have attached so

many conditions on infrastructure

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that is the reason for the delay.

The criticism you hear more and more

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at Westminster is such is the scale,

do we need more radical action, such

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as building on the green belt,

hugely controversial. Or possibly

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allowing councils to borrow to build

council houses like they did in the

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60s and 70s, or putting in

government money. Theresa May's view

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is much more cautious. She does not

think that there is a silver bullet,

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she thinks you need a much more

incremental approach, which means

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change will be gradual and take

time.

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time.

80 previous unknown cases of

aid workers harming people or

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putting them at risk has now

evolved. Seven charities reported

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cases that occurred in the last

financial year. The new figures were

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released at a meeting of charity

leaders and ministers in London

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which is discussing ways to protect

people in need.

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people in need.

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An aid convoy of almost 50 lorries

has entered the Syrian rebel

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enclave of eastern Ghouta,

carrying humanitarian supplies

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to tens of thousands

of people who've been trapped

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as government forces advance.

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It will be the first to reach

the area since mid-February,

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despite a recent UN-backed ceasefire

and short daily truces

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ordered by Russia.

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Let's speak now to our correspondent

Martin Patience who's in Beirut

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in neighbouring Lebanon.

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How big breakthrough is this for the

agencies today?

It is a huge

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breakthrough following intense

international pressure and a two

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hour hold-up at a checkpoint. That

convoy was finally allowed to enter

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the Eastern Ghouta. There are 46

trucks in all, but according to the

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UN three of those trucks were empty

and the reason for that according to

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the UN was that the Syrian

authorities had removed most of the

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medical supplies from the charts,

including trauma pats. The reason

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that apparently happened was because

the Syrian government does not want

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the rebels to receive treatment. But

in total more than 25,000 people,

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most of them civilians, will receive

some assistance today.

Do you think

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that today's move means the

temporary daily ceasefires are

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starting to work?

This humanitarian

convoy was supposed to move into

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eastern Ghouta during that five hour

pause in the fighting, but according

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to a BBC correspondent on the ground

the Syrian government carried out

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several air strikes during that

period. There was also heavy

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artillery fire. What we have seen in

the past couple of days is Syrian

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government troops advancing rapidly

into eastern Ghouta and now reports

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are suggesting that the Syrian

government controls a quarter of

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what is the last major rebel

stronghold close to the capital.

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While some assistance has gone into

eastern Ghouta, the fighting is far

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from over.

Martin Patience.

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Our top story this lunchtime.

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The champion cyclist,

Sir Bradley Wiggins,

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and Team Sky deny allegations by MPs

that they used drugs

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to enhance performance,

rather than for medical needs.

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And still to come, the RAF fly

in emergency supplies to communities

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in Cumbria still cut off

by the snow.

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Thousands of homes across the UK

are without water, because of burst

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pipes caused by last

week's freezing temperatures.

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Supplies have been affected

in the South of England,

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Wales, the Midlands,

Yorkshire and Scotland,

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with bottled water being

handed out in some areas.

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Several water companies

are advising customers

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against all but essential use.

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Emma Simpson reports.

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It's the fallout from the big

freeze. Burst pipes. And there's

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lots of them.

What is the damaged

caused by him?

Burst water main.

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This was cheddar in the south-west.

This region has had an unprecedented

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number of burst mains. And here is

another one. There have been big

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problems in parts of Wales as well.

One resident in Carmarthenshire told

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us he's been without water since

Thursday.

Quite a difficult night.

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Not being able to wash properly,

have a shave or wash the dishes.

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Keep the kitchen clean. So I've been

collecting rainwater from the

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downpipe.

This mamma has got hold of

supplies. She's in south London, and

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lost her water last night. Her

daughter's school needed to close as

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well.

You don't expect it to happen

in London.

What has been the most

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tricky thing so far?

The toilet, not

being able to flush the toilet, and

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washing your hands, I have a

two-year-old, so nappies and things

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like that.

There have been a host of

problems across many parts of London

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since the weekend. Thousands are

still without water today. Thames

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Water resorted to handing out

emergency supplies this morning, and

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demand was high.

I've got five kids,

and literally without water since

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6am yesterday morning. It's

terrible.

Washing the bottles is

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difficult. There's a lot of stuff

covered in baby to that I can't wash

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at the moment.

7:30am, they said the

water was fixed. Nothing is six.

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Engineers are out trying to fix the

problems.

Since the thaw over the

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weekend, although we expected leaks

reported, the reaction has been

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incredible. We have seen an

incredible increase. About 500

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million extra litres of water has

been pumped into the system to cope

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with the extra demand.

Water

companies are urging people to use

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as little water as possible until

things get back to normal. The

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question is when.

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Days after the big freeze,

many of us are basking

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in the relatively mild weather.

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But spare a thought for several

communities in Cumbria -

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where some areas are unreachable

by road because of huge snow drifts.

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Now, the RAF has been called

in to deliver emergency supplies.

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Food, coal and heating

appliances are being delivered

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by helicopter to people,

some of whom have been cut-off

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for at least five days.

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Dan Johnson is in Carlisle.

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That is the helicopter that is

delivering those emergency supplies

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to these remote villages. This is

Carlisle airport, where there's very

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little snow. It's hard to believe

conditions are that bad, but this

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has become a temporary airbase, with

that helicopter being loaded up with

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supplies of food, baby milk, logs,

heating equipment, and that being

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flown out across the Pennines to

some of these remote communities.

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These are very small hamlets, high

in the hills, that have been cut for

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days now. The County Council says it

is trying to get through the roads

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there with snowploughs and gritters,

but it has failed so far. It says it

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will take a further two days to get

through by load, -- by road, which

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is why the decision was taken to

call in the military. Marines who

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are just back from Arctic training

have been out on that helicopter

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this morning, and they will be back

this afternoon dropping more

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supplies to these communities who

have been cut off high in the

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Pennines. It's difficult to work.

They don't know exactly what the

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conditions will be like when they

arrive, and the snowdrifts are very

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high. It has been so thick that the

snowploughs and the gritters haven't

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been able to get through yet.

Hopefully they will have been able

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to deliver some relief to those

communities, where apparently people

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have been soaring up furniture and

burning it to keep warm. The thaw

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may now be widespread, but there is

still an impact is being felt from

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last week's storm.

Dan, many thanks.

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Industry figures show new car sales

fell again in February.

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The Society for Motor Manufacturers

and Traders recorded a drop

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of 2.8% compared to the same

period a year ago.

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The body said it was due

to a continuing slump in the sale

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of diesel vehicles.

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Gas and electricity companies

are to be banned from charging

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customers for energy they used more

than 12 months previously.

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The energy regulator, Ofgem,

says the restriction on billing

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people retrospectively will cut down

on shock bills - in extreme cases

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they have exceeded £10,000.

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Our Personal Finance Correspondent

Simon Gompertz is here.

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Simon, how have they been able to

send such huge bills?

You might have

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been paying by direct debit,

assuming you've been paying the

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right amount, perfectly open to them

reading the meter, but they've been

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undercharging you because they've

been underestimating your usage.

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This might have been going on for

some time. So you can see why these

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huge bills... The average is around

£1200, but some are as high as

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£10,000. For some people it is a

massive shock and can drive them

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into serious debt. What is going to

happen is you will not be able to

0:20:540:20:58

send out bills like that as a

supplier if you are willing for

0:20:580:21:04

electricity or gas that was more

than a year ago. Some people are

0:21:040:21:09

going to be in the position where,

over the next few months, until May

0:21:090:21:14

when this comes in, they might get

back bills, but after that time,

0:21:140:21:19

they are going to be banned. For

smaller businesses, they will be

0:21:190:21:24

banned from November. They have been

getting some of these big bills as

0:21:240:21:27

well, but that will have to stop.

Ofgem's estimate is that around

0:21:270:21:32

10,000 people in one year have

complained about this, but there

0:21:320:21:36

will of course be many more who

didn't go down to citizens advice or

0:21:360:21:40

places like that to register their

complaint. It will make a big

0:21:400:21:44

difference, I think.

Thank you.

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Italy's general election has

delivered a hung parliament,

0:21:480:21:49

and big gains for

anti-establishment parties.

0:21:490:21:51

The populist Five

Star Movement will be

0:21:510:21:53

the largest single party.

0:21:530:21:54

But a right-wing coalition,

including Forza Italia

0:21:540:21:56

led by the former Prime Minister

Silvio Berlusconi,

0:21:560:21:58

and an anti-immigrant party -

the League - are expected to form

0:21:580:22:01

the biggest bloc.

0:22:010:22:03

Gavin Lee reports from Rome.

0:22:030:22:04

CHEERING

0:22:040:22:05

Political deadlock

in Italy, but it's

0:22:050:22:08

the anti-establishment parties

that are celebrating.

0:22:080:22:10

Luigi Di Maio is the

man of the moment.

0:22:100:22:15

His Five Star Movement less

than a decade old is now the biggest

0:22:150:22:18

party in the country.

0:22:180:22:21

It is promising political

revolution, wary of the EU,

0:22:210:22:23

and has drawn huge support

from younger voters

0:22:230:22:25

tired of the old order.

0:22:250:22:26

When coalition talks get under way,

they will feature a familiar face,

0:22:260:22:29

who once promised radical change -

ex-Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi.

0:22:290:22:32

His support base is weaker now,

but he stands in a centre-right

0:22:320:22:35

alliance with the league party,

and could still be

0:22:350:22:37

a possible kingmaker.

0:22:370:22:44

Most of the Italian press

is predicting "Cambia Tutto"

0:22:440:22:46

all change, and the election result

brings about the possibility

0:22:460:22:49

of an entirely populist coalition

between the Five Star Movement

0:22:490:22:52

and the League party,

which has had a huge rise

0:22:520:22:55

in support and campaigns under

a Donald Trump-inspired

0:22:550:22:57

slogan, "Italy first".

0:22:570:22:59

Its manifesto also pledges to deport

600,000 migrants who've arrived

0:22:590:23:02

here in the past few years.

0:23:020:23:08

TRANSLATION:

Millions of Italians

have asked us to retake

0:23:080:23:11

control of this country,

to free it from uncertainty,

0:23:110:23:14

and insecurity, after the laws

created by Brussels,

0:23:140:23:16

migrant arrivals, bank

failures, so I see it

0:23:160:23:19

as a vote for the future.

0:23:190:23:21

I think that the possibility

of a coalition between

0:23:210:23:25

the Five Star Movement

and the league is quite

0:23:250:23:28

there, but I'm not sure

they will want to go solo.

0:23:280:23:32

I don't think that the

Northern League especially,

0:23:320:23:35

the League and Mr Salvini,

is going to try to do this

0:23:350:23:38

without understanding understanding

that he wants to project himself

0:23:380:23:41

as the leader of the right,

so he also needs the rest

0:23:410:23:44

of the right to come with him

into this possible coalition.

0:23:440:23:49

It's the current government

that is walking away

0:23:490:23:51

wounded from this election,

in third place.

0:23:510:23:53

The ex-Prime Minister,

Matteo Renzi, and the centre-left

0:23:530:23:55

alliance promised stability,

but that ideal has been rejected.

0:23:550:23:59

People have clearly voted

for change, a change that

0:23:590:24:01

could worry other European leaders,

already reluctantly

0:24:010:24:03

dealing with Brexit.

0:24:030:24:06

Gavin Lee, BBC News, Rome.

0:24:060:24:10

One of the most significant

political gatherings

0:24:100:24:12

for a generation has got under

way in China.

0:24:120:24:15

The National People's Congress

is considering a proposal that

0:24:150:24:17

would keep President Xi Jinping

in post indefinitely.

0:24:170:24:19

Delegates are expected to vote

on removing the two-term limit

0:24:190:24:23

for the presidency later this week.

0:24:230:24:27

In Beijing, our China correspondent

Robin Brant reports.

0:24:270:24:33

Marching music and a clapping crowd.

0:24:330:24:35

This is the annual parliament

gathering in a country where one

0:24:350:24:38

party controls everything and almost

no one gets to vote.

0:24:380:24:42

This year, though,

a big change is brewing

0:24:420:24:44

because President Xi Jinping wants

to stay on and on.

0:24:440:24:49

No one inside the hall

was talking about his plan

0:24:490:24:51

to abolish term limits.

0:24:510:24:54

These are heavily choreographed

events, but outside,

0:24:540:24:56

nothing short of joy.

0:24:560:25:03

That view is hardly surprising.

0:25:120:25:14

They are loyal deputies.

0:25:140:25:15

They'll vote on the

change at the weekend.

0:25:150:25:19

Some may disagree in private

but it's almost certain they will

0:25:190:25:22

fall overwhelmingly into line.

0:25:220:25:25

This annual event is set to last

just over two weeks this year.

0:25:250:25:28

A little longer than usual.

0:25:280:25:30

So far, there's been mentions of tax

reforms, the internet,

0:25:300:25:33

the military, but it's unlikely

we are going to hear

0:25:330:25:35

about the big, big issue -

the change that could see Xi Jinping

0:25:350:25:38

serving for, well,

as long as he wants.

0:25:380:25:42

Before that, though,

there's other important

0:25:420:25:44

business to be done.

0:25:440:25:46

Day one kicked off with China's

economy, key to world growth.

0:25:460:25:48

6.5% growth is the same

as last year.

0:25:480:26:14

A bigger boost in military spending

was unveiled as well,

0:26:140:26:18

announced to a crowd that represents

all of this vast nation.

0:26:180:26:24

But people like Hu Jia is not

welcome in Xi Jinping's China.

0:26:240:26:29

A long-time human rights activist,

he's been sent away from his Beijing

0:26:290:26:32

home with government minders

while the politicians meet.

0:26:320:26:37

Detaining or removing people

like him has become increasingly

0:26:370:26:40

common under this president.

0:26:400:26:43

The prospect of an indefinite reign

for Xi Jinping fills him with dread.

0:26:430:26:47

Robin Brant, BBC News, Beijing.

0:26:470:26:52

Gary Oldman has led a night

of British successes at the Oscars,

0:26:520:26:55

winning the Best Actor award

for his portrayal of

0:26:550:26:57

Winston Churchill in Darkest Hour.

0:26:570:26:59

There was also a win

for The Silent Child,

0:26:590:27:01

the film starring six-year-old

Maisie Sly from

0:27:010:27:04

Swindon, who is deaf.

0:27:040:27:05

After months of revelations

about harassment in Hollywood,

0:27:050:27:08

the ceremony was a chance for stars

to appeal for inclusion,

0:27:080:27:11

with the winner of Best Actress,

Frances McDormand, persuading every

0:27:110:27:14

female nominee to stand with her.

0:27:140:27:16

James Cook was watching.

0:27:160:27:20

After a year of darkness, a splash

of colour returned to Hollywood.

0:27:200:27:25

The black threads of protest were

gone, although the determination

0:27:250:27:28

to call 'Time's Up' on abuse

and to create a more

0:27:280:27:31

inclusive industry remained.

0:27:310:27:34

If I may be so honoured to have

all the female nominees in every

0:27:340:27:38

category stand with me

in this room tonight...

0:27:380:27:42

Best Actress winner

Frances McDormand had

0:27:420:27:43

a message for the moguls.

0:27:430:27:48

Look around, ladies and gentlemen,

because we all have stories to tell

0:27:480:27:51

and projects we need financed.

0:27:510:27:55

And the winner is Gary

Oldman, Darkest Hour.

0:27:550:27:59

For his transformation

into Winston Churchill,

0:27:590:28:02

the British actor saw V for Victory

and he thanked his

0:28:020:28:04

98-year-old mother.

0:28:040:28:06

I say to my mother, thank

you for your love and support.

0:28:060:28:13

Put the kettle on, I'm

bringing Oscar home!

0:28:130:28:18

Congratulations!

0:28:180:28:20

There were four more British wins,

including one for The Silent Child,

0:28:200:28:24

a short film about a deaf little

girl from Wiltshire.

0:28:240:28:28

I made a promise to our

six-year-old lead actress that

0:28:280:28:34

I'd sign this speech.

0:28:340:28:35

My hands are shaking

a little bit so I apologise.

0:28:350:28:38

Allison Janney won Best

Supporting Actress for playing

0:28:380:28:42

the meanest of mothers in

I, Tonya.

0:28:420:28:45

I did it all by myself!

0:28:450:28:48

She went on to thank a long list

of people, and a parrot.

0:28:480:28:51

A Fantastic Woman!

0:28:510:28:53

For the first time,

the foreign-language award went

0:28:530:28:55

to Chile for a film starring

a transgender actress playing

0:28:550:28:57

a transgender character.

0:28:570:29:01

Daniela Vega.

0:29:010:29:07

Jordan Peele, Get Out.

0:29:070:29:10

This was the first time

a black writer had won

0:29:100:29:12

Best Original Screenplay.

0:29:120:29:14

I stopped writing this

movie about 20 times

0:29:140:29:17

because I thought it was impossible.

0:29:170:29:18

It thought it wasn't going to work.

0:29:180:29:20

I thought no one would ever

make with this movie,

0:29:200:29:22

but I kept coming back to it

because I knew if someone let me

0:29:220:29:26

make this movie that people

would hear it and people

0:29:260:29:28

would see it.

0:29:280:29:29

James Ivory, Call Me By Your Name.

0:29:290:29:31

This writer made history too.

0:29:310:29:33

At 89, he's the oldest

ever Oscar winner.

0:29:330:29:38

But politics and protests

were never far away.

0:29:380:29:41

Three of Harvey Weinstein's accusers

lined up to deliver this message.

0:29:410:29:46

The changes we are witnessing

are being driven by the powerful

0:29:460:29:49

sound of new voices,

of different voices,

0:29:490:29:53

of our voices joining together

in a mighty chorus that is finally

0:29:530:29:57

saying "Time's Up".

0:29:570:30:02

And the Oscar goes to...

0:30:020:30:05

Last year, this famous duo

announced the wrong winner.

0:30:050:30:08

No such problem this time.

0:30:080:30:10

The Shape of Water.

0:30:100:30:14

Although the director

wanted to make sure!

0:30:140:30:18

The greatest thing our art does

and our industry does is to erase

0:30:180:30:22

the lines in the sand.

0:30:220:30:23

We should continue doing that

when the world tells us

0:30:230:30:26

to make them deeper.

0:30:260:30:28

So inclusion was the theme,

change really is coming

0:30:280:30:32

to Hollywood was the message.

0:30:320:30:34

James Cook, BBC News, Los Angeles.

0:30:340:30:38

Time for a look at the weather...

0:30:380:30:40

Here's Matt Taylor.

0:30:400:30:41

Change is already here for some

weather-wise. Across parts of

0:30:470:30:50

Scotland, you can see that he's no

clear up continues. A fairly manual

0:30:500:30:57

process, especially with snow still

falling for some. Across other parts

0:30:570:31:02

of the country, the thaw is more

natural. We are not completely done

0:31:020:31:10

with snow and frost, as I will show

you. Back to Saturday, the blue

0:31:100:31:14

colours are where we saw

temperatures below freezing. Now it

0:31:140:31:20

is confined to the hills in northern

areas, with most places seeing

0:31:200:31:25

positive temperatures, and across

England and Wales, it probably does

0:31:250:31:28

feel like spring with a bit of

sunshine. Low pressure is with us to

0:31:280:31:35

start the week, the same area will

be around all week long. One such

0:31:350:31:41

rainy band pushing into southern

counties today. Rain will extend

0:31:410:31:47

through the afternoon and the

evening rush hour across Wales, the

0:31:470:31:52

Midlands and parts of southern

England. As the rain pushes its way

0:31:520:31:56

northwards, the tops of the Pennines

could see a bit of snow. Away from

0:31:560:32:02

that, some clear skies here and

there. Still the chance of some

0:32:020:32:06

breaks in the cloud, especially in

the south. We could see a bit of

0:32:060:32:11

frost, light winds and some fog

tomorrow morning. A murky start just

0:32:110:32:16

about anywhere. Some snow on the

hills in Scotland tomorrow. Any

0:32:160:32:23

showers in Northern Ireland clear

away. Drive for much of England and

0:32:230:32:26

Wales after the great start. One or

two showers, especially in Wales and

0:32:260:32:31

towards the south-west. Feeling

quite mild in many places. Low

0:32:310:32:35

pressure with us for the rest of the

week. Through Tuesday and into the

0:32:350:32:42

Wednesday, the cold air confined to

the far north of Scotland. Some snow

0:32:420:32:46

in the Highlands and Islands in

particular. Patchy frost on

0:32:460:32:52

Wednesday morning, and some showers

across south-west England and Wales.

0:32:520:32:56

Some sleet could be mixed in on the

tops of the hills. Some sunshine

0:32:560:33:00

mixed in as well. Temperatures

around normal for the time of year.

0:33:000:33:06

Frost day in places and a foggy

start for Thursday. Just a small

0:33:060:33:11

chance of heavy rain pushing through

the English Channel and some snow

0:33:110:33:15

return to the Highlands later.

0:33:150:33:18

A reminder of our main

story this lunchtime...

0:33:180:33:20

Sir Bradley Wiggins and Team Sky

have denied allegations by MPs

0:33:200:33:23

that they used drugs to enhance

performance, rather

0:33:230:33:25

than for medical needs.

0:33:250:33:28

That's all from the BBC News at One,

so it's goodbye from me -

0:33:280:33:32

and on BBC One we now join the BBC's

news teams where you are.

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