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Theresa May will address MPs this

afternoon about the nerve agent

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attack on a former Russian spy

and his daughter.

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The Kremlin says it's not a matter

for the Russian government,

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as hundreds of people in Salisbury

are told to wash their clothes

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in case they're contaminated.

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We'll have the latest on that

meeting of the Security Council

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from Downing street.

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Also this lunchtime...

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How tickled I am by all this

goodwill. What about you, have you

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been tickled by goodwill?

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Tributes for the comedy

legend Sir Ken Dodd,

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who's died at the age of 90

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A row at the top of the Labour

Party, as a Shadow Cabinet minister

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is removed from her post and says

she's the victim of bullying.

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TV football pundit Jamie Carragher

apologises, after spitting

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at a 14 -year-old girl.

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And be careful how you feed

the birds in your garden -

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a warning it could spread disease.

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And coming up in the

sport on BBC News,

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a day to forget for

the Winter Paralympics

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organisers - the snowboard cross

was delayed following problems

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with the start gate.

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All the British athletes

were eliminated.

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Good afternoon and welcome

to the News at One.

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The Prime Minister will make

a statement to MPs this afternoon

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on the nerve agent attack

in Salisbury on a former Russian

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spy and his daughter.

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It follows a meeting this morning

of her National Security Council,

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where ministers were

briefed on the latest

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intelligence about the attack.

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The Kremlin says the attack is not

a matter for the Russian government.

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Sergei and Yulia Skripal are still

critically ill in hospital.

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Meanwhile, hundreds of people

who visited the restaurant

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and pub they went to before

the attack, are being told

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to wash their clothes,

after traces of nerve agent

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were found at both places.

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Richard Galpin reports.

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Nine days after the attack, and

police, including large numbers from

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Counter Terrorism Command, are

focusing their investigation on who

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was behind the attack. As well as

how and where in Salisbury Sergei

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Skripal and daughter Yulia ingested

the nerve agent. They remain in a

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critical condition in hospital.

Nothing is being said about them

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making any recovery. This morning,

senior ministers arrived in Downing

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Street for a key meeting with

security officials about the latest

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intelligence. The question of who

was behind the attack and how to

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respond high on the agenda. And

already some politicians are

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expecting the Prime Minister to

accuse Russia.

We are expecting the

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Prime Minister to make an

announcement soon, and frankly I

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would be surprised if she did not

point the finger at the Kremlin.

It

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was Sunday last week when Sergei

Skripal and his daughter headed into

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the centre of Salisbury. A few hours

later they were found collapsed on a

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bench outside a shopping centre. The

BBC understands that traces of the

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nerve agent have been found at the

Zizzi restaurant, where the Skripals

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eight on the day. The table was so

come terminated it had to be

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destroyed. Staff were told to burn

their clothes. Traces were also

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found at a nearby pub they visited.

Several other locations in the city

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are under investigation. While

emergency teams and experts use

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protective gear as they work

together evidence and decontaminate

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areas, last week health officials

were insisting there was no

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immediate threat to the public. That

has all now changed, with hundreds

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of people who have been in the

restaurant and pub told to wash

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their clothes as a precaution,

raising questions about why this

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advice had not been given earlier.

Proportion not -- proportion of

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additional advice was given when

more information was not about the

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nerve agent. It couldn't be given

earlier because they didn't know

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what they had. Most people

understand that.

The investigation

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is to be making progress. And if the

evidence does ultimately implicate

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Russia, the government here will be

under intense pressure to take

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robust action in response.

Richard Galpin, BBC News.

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In a moment we will speak to our

correspondent in Salisbury.

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Vicki Young is in

Downing Street for us.

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That meeting of the National

Security Council ended a short time

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ago?

Yes. It went on for almost two

hours. All the senior figures here

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discussing this. There are many

senior figures in Westminster who do

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not think there could be anything

other than Russia responsible for

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this attack. Of course, the problem

for the Prime Minister is she needs

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the evidence. Who will see point the

finger of blame at? It is one thing

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to say it is Russia, another to say

it is the Kremlin are President

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Putin. There is still some caution.

The Home Secretary has given an

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interview today. She says the

government has do have the facts

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first. If they do attribute blame,

they wanted to be completely sound.

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She said the government's reaction

has to be cool-headed and take into

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account diplomatic relations. The

issue here is if this robust, strong

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response does come, it is much more

powerful if it comes alongside other

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countries, countries in the European

Union, Nato, perhaps. For that to

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happen they need to see the

evidence. Whatever Theresa May has

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to say about all of this, she will

say to Parliament in the next couple

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of hours.

Thank you very much.

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Our home affairs correspondent,

Leila Nathoo, is in Salisbury.

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What is the latest there are?

There

is clearly some concern among some

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people who have been -- had been

dining at Zizzi restaurant from

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Sunday to Monday. And who had been

drinking at the Mill Pub. They were

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not informed until now that they

needed to take these precautions and

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wash their clothes, potentially wipe

down their phones and glasses. These

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are a small number of people. We

have heard from public health

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officials saying this is a

precaution. There is no immediate

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risk to the public. We have heard

from the council leader saying

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people accept this is an

unprecedented situation, and as the

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advice changed, so did the advice to

the public. They key is some

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concern. We have heard from the

former Chief Medical Officer

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Vertonghen saying helplines and

dedicated health centres should have

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been set up in the immediate

aftermath to address concerns. As

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for the police investigation, that

is now focusing on how surrogate --

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Sergei Skripal and you -- Yulia came

to contract the nerve agent. Traces

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have been found in the Zizzi

restaurant. That was the first place

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they visited. The table they sat at

has had to be destroyed because it

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was so contaminated. Police trying

to piece together what happened

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before they got to the restaurant.

Thank you.

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The BBC News channel will have live

coverage from half past four this

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afternoon of the Prime Minister's

statement to MPs updating them on

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the latest intelligence regarding

the Salisbury attack.

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Tributes are coming in this

lunchtime for the legendary

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comedian, Sir Ken Dodd,

who's died at the age of 90.

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He found fame on stage,

on television and as

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a chart topping singer.

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He's been described as the last

of the music hall legends,

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and his epic stage performances

often lasted several hours.

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Ken Dodd died in the same

house he was born in -

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and just two days after getting

married.

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David Sillito reports.

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The tickling sticks, the wild hair

and surreal flights of fancy were

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only a part of it. Ken Dodd was a

torrent of jokes. Shows would often

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end in the early hours of the

morning.

Jeronimo! Thank you very

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much. What a beautiful day for going

to count von Zeppelin and saying,

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you will never sell a sausage that

size!

Offstage he was very private.

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One of his close circle of friends

was his joke writer, John Martin.

I

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had the honour, and it was an honour

and a privilege, to be one of his

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script writers for 30 years. I

always said writing jokes per Ken

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Dodd was almost like being asked to

mix the painter Van Gogh, it was

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that big an honour.

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Tears in 1965 was one of the biggest

selling singles of the 1960s.

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His run at the London Palladium

broke records. Summer seasons would

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be 15 shows a week, and one of the

aspiring performance alongside him

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remember how supportive he was.

He was very instrumental in

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encouraging me to get into the

business. I used to support him on

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his shows on the Isle of Man, the

Villa Marina and things. I remember

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watching his partner in the wings

riding down the jokes so he wouldn't

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tell the same jokes again. He just

loved his business.

And Jones was

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his partner of 40 years. Piggott

ride just three days ago here in the

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house where he had always lived,

Knotty Ash in Liverpool.

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I have been overwhelmed by love and

affection, which I have already

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received from dear friends and the

public. And I thank you all for

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being here.

Thank you.

We got a glimpse of the

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Private Ken Dodd in a famous court

case about his tax affairs. They

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discovered £100,000 in cash in a

suitcase. But he was acquitted and

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it became more material for his act.

It was only a few weeks ago that

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ill-health finally stopped him

performing.

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Ladies and gentlemen, please welcome

Ken Dodd!

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Is roots were in musical. As a

student of comedy he had had a go at

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Shakespeare but his life was all

about laughter and that love being

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on stage.

By Jove, Mrs!

Sir Ken Dodd, who has died at the

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age of 90.

BBC One will be showing a tribute to

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Ken Dodd this evening, with some

special archive programmes from

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10:45pm.

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A 17-year-old has been jailed for 10

and a half years for attacking six

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moped riders with acid,

while trying to steal their bikes.

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Derryck John pleaded guilty

to carrying out the attacks

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in the north and east

of London in July last year.

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He sprayed the riders in the face

with a corrosive liquid,

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leaving one of his victims

with "life-changing injuries".

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A public row has broken out

at the top of the Labour Party,

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after a Shadow Cabinet minister

was removed from her post,

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apparently against her will.

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Labour says Debbie Abrahams stepped

down as spokeswoman on Work

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and Pensions pending

an investigation, but she claims

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she's the victim of a bullying

culture within the party.

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Ben Wright is at Westminster.

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Ben and Briton completely different

versions of events, and an

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embarrassment for the Labour Party?

That's right. Debbie Abrahams has

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been a member of the Shadow Cabinet

since last summer. But now there has

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been an extraordinary falling out

between her and the Labour leader's

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office. It has erupted late last

night. Labour said that Debbie

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Abrahams had stepped aside while an

investigation could happen into what

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the party calls and employment

issue. I understand it does concern

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bullying allegations from a number

of complainants. Also last night,

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Debbie Abrahams put out an

excoriating statement. A blistering

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attack on the Labour leader's

office, completely denying she had

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taken part in any bullying. She

denied she had volunteered to step

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aside. She said the claims were

spurious. She said that some in the

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Labour leader's office had behaved

aggressively, in an intimidating and

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wholly unprofessional way. She said

it showed the bullying culture at

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Westminster at its worst. It has

been an extraordinary falling out.

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She will make a formal complaint to

the Labour Party and the

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Parliamentary authorities about

this. Whatever has actually

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occurred, and there will be an

investigation into what is going on,

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considering how much we have been

talking about the bullying culture

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of Parliament recently, this has

been handled clumsily. That is

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been handled clumsily. That is safe

to say.

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Separately, the government is having

to answer an urgent question by a

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backbench MP this afternoon on the

broader claims around the bullying

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culture in Parliament. Thank you

very much.

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Ben Wright. The authorities in Nepal

say 49 people were killed when a

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Bangladeshi passenger plane crashed

while trying to land at Kathmandu

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airport.

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airport. It appeared to go out of

control and slid off the runway into

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a football field.

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The trial of the teenager accused

of causing an explosion

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at Parsons Green station

in September last year,

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has heard evidence allegedly linking

him to the so-called islamic state.

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He blamed this country for his

father's death in Iraq.

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Ahmed Hassan denies attempted murder

and causing an explosion

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likely to endanger life.

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June Kelly is at the Old Bailey.

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Who has been testifying

this morning?

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Katie cable was a lecturer at the

college where Ahmad Hassan was a

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tutor. She became a mentor to him.

She had a good relationship with him

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and thought him an outstanding

student. She recounted a

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conversation they had when he told

her that he held the British

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responsible for his father's death.

His father what a taxi driver and

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guide it in a bombing in Iraq. He

also said it was his duty to hate

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Britain. That comment was made in

August, 2016, a year before the

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Parsons Green attack. She said at

the same time she looked at his

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phone and on his phone she could see

a WhatsApp message. That said, "IIS

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has accepted your donation." The

court heard that he had trained with

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Islamic State in. He said he was

taught how to kill by them but in

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Iraq he said he was in fear of the

man had tried to get away from them.

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On his father's death, she said he

also spoke about events in Iraq very

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disparagingly. He spoke about Tony

Blair disparagingly. There was

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clearly anger, she said. His anger

was very clear, she said.

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Briefly, I think the court has heard

from other people.

Yes, one witness,

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Zoe Spencer, who worked somewhere

where he stayed when he first came

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to the UK. She said she saw I

propaganda on his phone. She asked

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him what he was doing, and he

immediately close the phone. He was

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16 years of age, but she felt he was

mentally much older than that. The

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court has also heard this morning

that in the run-up to the Parsons

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Green attack, Ahmad Hassan was going

through the government's Prevent

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programme, which is aimed at

stopping radicalisation.

Thank you.

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It is 1:16pm.

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Our top story this lunchtime...

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Theresa May has been

chairing a meeting of her

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National Security Council to discuss

who was behind the nerve agent

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attack on a former Russian

spy and his daughter.

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And coming up, Great Britain's

wheelchair curlers have

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made an impressive start

at the Paralympics, beating

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the world champions Norway

in an opening match.

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They are currently leading in their

match against Canada.

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Coming up in the sport...

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The trial of England all-rounder

Ben Stokes will begin on August 6th

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at Bristol Crown Court.

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That's expected to last up to seven

days, which means he'll

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miss the second Test

against India at Lord's.

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At the Paralympics, Great Britain's

wheelchair curling team

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have made a good start -

they've beaten world

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champions Norway and now

they're facing Canada.

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But there's been disappointment

for Britain's snowboarders -

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all three contenders have been

knocked out of the competition.

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Our sports reporter,

Kate Grey, is in South Korea.

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Well, it was supposed to be a

historic day for the snowboarders.

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The first time Great Britain had

been rigged presented in the sport

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at the Paralympic Games. Inset, it

was a day they would rather forget.

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The normally fast and

furious snowboard cross

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was today more of a flop.

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No, the gate didn't open.

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Issues with the start gate meant

competition was disrupted,

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delayed, and organisers left

scratching their heads.

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Unable to fix the problem,

it was back to basics -

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rope and a manual start.

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Hardly ideal with

the world watching.

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Despite all the issues here,

the three British athletes did

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manage to make their debut,

but they were affected

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by the delays.

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They all successfully made it

through qualification, but struggled

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in the elimination rounds.

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The best result was

James Barnes-Miller,

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making it to the quarterfinals,

losing to the eventual

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gold medallist.

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Britain's flag bearer,

Owen Pick, in the red vest,

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had high hopes for this event

following qualification,

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but all the uncertainties

and hanging around between runs

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ultimately took its toll.

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Oh, and he's come really,

really wide there!

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There was talks of them...

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The coaches all had a meeting,

and there was talks

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that they were going to cancel

and do it another day.

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And it was like, guys, come on now.

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We need to get this...

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It's the Paralympics,

we want to race.

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It just made people kind of go,

blurgh, if that makes sense.

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And, yeah, it's just

a bit annoying, really.

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All of a sudden, we've got this

new starting system.

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There was a much more positive

mood down by the coast

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with the wheelchair curlers.

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Their fourth match in 48 hours,

this time against Sweden.

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A very dominant performance

by the Brits meant the opposition

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could only get one point.

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Another convincing win

under their belts.

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Next they face the Paralympic

champions, Canada.

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Kate Grey, BBC News, Pyeongchang.

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We have just found out that Britain

have indeed beaten the Paralympic

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champions, Canada, in an impressive

win, 8-1. That means they've won

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four round robin matches. So they

are full of confidence and will be

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back in action tomorrow.

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The former commander of the UK's

Maritime Forces says Britain

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is in danger of losing its status

as a "credible military power".

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Rear Admiral Alex Burton has called

for an urgent increase

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in the defence budget after years

of budget cuts, and said the threat

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from Russia is growing.

0:20:060:20:07

He's been speaking to our economics

editor, Kamal Ahmed,

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who's here with me now.

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What has he been saying?

I think it

is a plea for defence not to be

0:20:130:20:20

forgotten. We have had huge debates

about hospitals and schools, but he

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says, with the threat increasing

from Russia, from rogue states, from

0:20:250:20:30

terrorism, that the hardware, our

ships, our submarines, Armed Forces

0:20:300:20:35

and soldiers, need to be remembered

in keeping Britain safe. I asked at

0:20:350:20:42

the Rear Admiral, who retired from

the Royal navy last autumn, what was

0:20:420:20:46

most concerning.

0:20:460:20:48

What worries me, and worried me

when I left the front line and was

0:20:480:20:51

operating in headquarters, is that

some of the decisions we were

0:20:510:20:54

making, and potentially

over the next 12 months,

0:20:540:20:58

some of the decisions that will be

made, will affect the

0:20:580:21:02

ability to fight and win

on the front line.

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Of course, this is all in the

context of the Spring statement

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tomorrow, the big announcement on

the public finances and the economy.

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The Treasury makes it clear defence

spending is going up. It is the

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fastest rising sector for Whitehawk

in terms of its expenditure, and

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also that they are looking at other

areas, like education and health.

0:21:300:21:35

There could be some warm words on

defence spending tomorrow.

Thank you

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very much indeed.

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A council with unprecedented

financial problems has been accused

0:21:450:21:47

of using millions of pounds

of funding ring-fenced for public

0:21:470:21:49

health to prop up other services.

0:21:490:21:50

The BBC's Inside Out East

programme has learned that

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Northamptonshire County Council may

have to return as much as £10

0:21:530:21:55

million to Public Health England.

0:21:550:21:56

Tom Barton has the details.

0:21:560:21:57

In Northamptonshire,

0:21:570:22:02

there are over 1,000

smoking-related deaths each year...

0:22:020:22:04

Anti-smoking drives

and healthy eating.

0:22:040:22:07

..score is below the UK average.

0:22:070:22:09

Every year, the government gives

councils in England grants to spend

0:22:090:22:12

on improving the health

of local people.

0:22:120:22:16

But now there are questions over how

one council has been

0:22:160:22:19

spending that money.

0:22:190:22:23

We can reveal that Northamptonshire

County Council is being investigated

0:22:230:22:25

over claims that it spent millions

of pounds of public health

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money on other things.

0:22:290:22:33

If it's found to have done so,

then this hard-up council could be

0:22:330:22:36

forced to repay some of that cash.

0:22:360:22:39

Northamptonshire's finances

are already in dire straits.

0:22:390:22:43

At the start of February,

it became the first council

0:22:430:22:46

in nearly 20 years to put itself

in financial special measures,

0:22:460:22:50

as officials worried it

might run out of cash.

0:22:500:22:54

And it's cutting services,

including axing bus subsidies

0:22:540:23:00

and closing 21 libraries.

0:23:000:23:01

Opposition councillors say it's no

surprise the authority may

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have broken the rules.

0:23:040:23:06

I think it tells you a lot

about the bigger picture

0:23:060:23:08

at Northamptonshire County Council,

which is that money is really tight.

0:23:080:23:11

They are having to scramble around

for every penny they can find

0:23:110:23:14

to balance the budget,

and they may be pushing

0:23:140:23:16

things a little too far.

0:23:160:23:18

And potentially spending ring-fenced

money outside the rules.

0:23:180:23:20

That's a big issue, isn't it?

0:23:200:23:22

Absolutely it's a big issue.

0:23:220:23:26

You would expect people to know

the rules and stick within them.

0:23:260:23:28

The council's leader acknowledges

that money intended for public

0:23:280:23:32

health may have been spent

on delivering adult social care

0:23:320:23:34

services, and she says

the authority is in discussions

0:23:340:23:37

with Public Health England over

whether any of that spending

0:23:370:23:42

was outside the rules.

0:23:420:23:43

Whether it was wrong,

what I can assure people is,

0:23:430:23:46

that money wasn't misappropriated.

0:23:460:23:47

It may have been spent

on adult social care,

0:23:470:23:53

looking after people in some way

or another, that somebody might

0:23:530:23:56

judge that wasn't really

public health money,

0:23:560:23:58

but at the end of the day,

it's still been spent on the people

0:23:580:24:03

in Northamptonshire.

0:24:030:24:04

For the last two months,

a government inspector has been

0:24:040:24:07

keeping a close eye on how

Northamptonshire

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County Council is run.

0:24:100:24:11

He is due to complete his report

at the end of this week,

0:24:110:24:14

giving more details about what went

wrong at this troubled council.

0:24:140:24:18

Tom Barton, BBC News, Northampton.

0:24:180:24:26

And if you live in the east of

England, you can see more on that

0:24:260:24:31

story tonight on inside out on BBC

One at 7:30pm, and then everywhere

0:24:310:24:35

on the BBC iPlayer.

0:24:350:24:38

There are over 60,000 people

detained in mental health

0:24:380:24:40

hospitals in England -

a rise of more than 40%

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in the last decade.

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The Prime Minister has said

that figure is too high.

0:24:460:24:49

In this special report,

Graham Satchell follows the progress

0:24:490:24:51

of one patient as she prepares

to leave hospital and begin

0:24:510:24:53

a new phase of her life.

0:24:530:24:55

So, any worries?

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How are you feeling?

0:24:560:24:57

I'm a bit nervous, because obviously

I've been here for quite

0:24:570:25:01

a while so it becomes kind

of normal, the routine.

0:25:010:25:04

Tee has been locked up for her own

safety for almost two years.

0:25:040:25:07

No sharp objects, not even a mirror.

0:25:070:25:09

She was detained under

the Mental Health Act

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just after turning 18.

0:25:110:25:13

I just remember feeling every

emotion under the sun.

0:25:130:25:16

I was scared.

0:25:160:25:19

I felt upset that I've let my family

down, I felt a bit lost.

0:25:190:25:22

Initially it was really horrible

and a really scary process

0:25:220:25:26

and I started to realise that

that was what I needed.

0:25:260:25:28

They didn't section

me for no reason.

0:25:280:25:30

There was obviously a reason why.

0:25:300:25:36

Tee has been treated

at St Andrews in Northampton,

0:25:360:25:38

one of the biggest secure mental

health hospitals in the country.

0:25:380:25:40

It's the first time news cameras

have been allowed to film here.

0:25:400:25:44

Tee's problems started

when she was 14.

0:25:440:25:47

I used to self-harm so that got more

intense and quite serious

0:25:470:25:50

and things like overdosing,

which obviously I look back now

0:25:500:25:55

and am glad nothing worked.

0:25:550:25:57

Things like that, just spiralled out

of control and I felt

0:25:570:26:05

like I couldn't cope anymore.

0:26:050:26:06

Tee, it's almost time

to leave hospital.

0:26:060:26:08

How do you think you've

done in your time here?

0:26:080:26:11

When I first got here,

I was really anxious and thought

0:26:110:26:14

I would be here forever.

0:26:140:26:15

Tee has worked hard

to get to this point.

0:26:150:26:17

With therapy and medication, she's

learned to manage her emotions.

0:26:170:26:20

But the number of people

being detained in mental health

0:26:200:26:22

hospitals in England has gone up 40%

in a decade.

0:26:220:26:26

The majority of our patients

are detained patients.

0:26:260:26:28

They are here under a section

of the Mental Health Act.

0:26:280:26:30

Sadly, there is an inexhaustible

supply of damaged young women out

0:26:300:26:33

there who could replace the ladies

who are leaving.

0:26:330:26:35

Why are numbers so high?

0:26:350:26:38

The moment of crisis for Tee came

as she moved from child to adult

0:26:380:26:41

mental health services.

0:26:410:26:45

The criteria for getting help

as an adult is different.

0:26:450:26:47

Waiting times are longer.

0:26:470:26:48

As she turned 18, Tee had months

of no support and ended

0:26:480:26:51

up taking an overdose.

0:26:510:26:57

I felt like I was kind

of just left, so that gap,

0:26:570:26:59

it really made me worse.

0:26:590:27:00

My mental health deteriortated,

I felt like nobody cared,

0:27:000:27:02

I pushed the ones I loved the most

away because I thought,

0:27:020:27:05

they don't care so I don't care.

0:27:050:27:07

It was really difficult having that

period of no support.

0:27:070:27:10

Transition is supposed to be

a gradual managed period

0:27:100:27:12

from children's mental health

services to adult mental health

0:27:120:27:14

services but for many young people,

it's like falling off a cliff edge

0:27:140:27:18

and that's how many young people

describe that process.

0:27:180:27:22

NHS England told us they're spelling

spending an extra £280 million

0:27:220:27:25

a year and trialling new models

of care, young people moving

0:27:250:27:28

to adult mental health services

at 25 rather than 18.

0:27:280:27:33

But they acknowledge too many young

people are not getting

0:27:330:27:36

the treatment they should expect.

0:27:360:27:38

Graham Satchell, BBC News.

0:27:380:27:46

It is understood that Jamie

Carragher will not appear on Monday

0:27:520:27:55

Night Football.

0:27:550:27:57

The former England and Liverpool

footballer-turned pundit,

0:27:570:27:58

Jamie Carragher, has apologised

after spitting at a 14-year-old girl

0:27:580:28:01

in a car while driving.

0:28:010:28:07

The 40-year-old had been covering

his former side's 2-1 defeat

0:28:070:28:09

by Manchester United on Saturday.

0:28:090:28:10

The footage shows the star react

by spitting, after what he described

0:28:100:28:13

as being "goaded" -

he later said there was "no

0:28:130:28:15

excuse" for his behaviour.

0:28:150:28:22

Scientists are warning that feeding

birds in your garden

0:28:370:28:40

could spread some diseases,

posing a threat to wildlife.

0:28:400:28:43

Experts led by the Zoological

Society of London say feeding tables

0:28:430:28:46

and containers need to be regularly

disinfected, as Helen

0:28:460:28:48

Briggs reports.

0:28:480:28:56

Feeding wild birds. It's a great way

to get close to nature, but

0:28:580:29:04

scientists say feeding birds may not

always be good for their health.

So

0:29:040:29:08

when people are feeding birds in

their garden, you get a number of

0:29:080:29:12

birds coming to the same place, day

after day after day, and you can get

0:29:120:29:19

a build-up of disease-causing agents

at those locations.

Data shows new

0:29:190:29:25

disease threats to common garden

birds, like chaffinches and great

0:29:250:29:30

tips, which cause symptoms like

fluffed up feathers and lethargy.

0:29:300:29:37

Birds rely on us feeding them, that

when they gather on bird feeders

0:29:370:29:41

like this, they can pass diseases to

each other. Wildlife experts say

0:29:410:29:46

anyone who feeds birds should follow

simple precautions. The aim of this

0:29:460:29:50

report is to get the message out

that the people that they need to be

0:29:500:29:56

responsible if they are feeding

birds. We are not discouraging

0:29:560:29:59

people from feeding birds, but if

you put feed out that the birds, you

0:29:590:30:04

should be very aware of your

hygiene, about keeping feeders

0:30:040:30:09

clean, and what signs of disease

look like. If you see signs of

0:30:090:30:14

disease, you should take action.

This bird lover says it's worth

0:30:140:30:18

taking the action to keep birds

coming back to her garden.

The

0:30:180:30:22

necessity to clean them, the news

about that is a bit of a shock,

0:30:220:30:27

because I don't do it very often. It

is rather a pain to do it. We will

0:30:270:30:32

just have to bother.

With

populations of some garden birds in

0:30:320:30:38

dramatic decline, more information

will help safeguard the health of

0:30:380:30:41

the birds we share our gardens with.

Helen Briggs, BBC News.

0:30:410:30:55

Time for a look at the weather.

If you were out and about at the

0:30:550:31:01

weekend, you would be forgiven for

thinking it is spring. Lots of

0:31:010:31:06

sunshine, and high temperatures for

some areas. But now it looks like we

0:31:060:31:11

are going to be plunged back into

winter. Sunspots struggling to get

0:31:110:31:17

higher than 5 degrees. Today, we

have a troublesome area of clouds

0:31:170:31:23

swirling around, especially across

England and Wales. The odd heavy

0:31:230:31:27

burst of showers this afternoon.

Brighter in western Scotland and

0:31:270:31:31

Northern Ireland. Temperature is not

as high as the weekend, but if you

0:31:310:31:35

do get some brightness, and you get

to around 10 degrees, not feeling

0:31:350:31:40

too bad. This wet weather towards

the south and the east will not be

0:31:400:31:45

any hurry to clear away. Sliding

eastwards as we go through the

0:31:450:31:49

night. But out west, skies begin to

Claire, and could be a touch of

0:31:490:31:55

frost, mist and fog in these areas.

Temperatures above freezing in most

0:31:550:32:00

areas. Tomorrow, likely to start off

with a lot of cloud, especially

0:32:000:32:07

central and eastern areas. Where you

don't see cloud, we are expecting

0:32:070:32:11

spells of sunshine tomorrow,

especially across the western half

0:32:110:32:16

of England, Wales, Scotland and

Northern Ireland. But a change for

0:32:160:32:19

the middle of the week. This area of

low pressure trying to squash its

0:32:190:32:24

way in. The isobars are squeezing

together, showing that the winds

0:32:240:32:30

will be brisk, and could touch gale

force wind western areas. But coming

0:32:300:32:36

from the south, so mild air.

Wednesday the mildest day of the

0:32:360:32:39

week. A bit of uncertainty as to how

far east this wet weather will get.

0:32:390:32:46

Further east, a better chance of

sunshine, and in that sunshine you

0:32:460:32:50

could easily get up to 14 or 15

degrees. But that will not last.

0:32:500:32:57

Starting to see a change through

Thursday and Friday, particularly in

0:32:570:33:01

the north. It will remain quite

unsettled, with some spells of rain

0:33:010:33:06

at times. Then we get to the

weekend. It looks like high pressure

0:33:060:33:10

will build its way down from

Scandinavia, forcing an easterly

0:33:100:33:16

wind in our direction, a cold one as

well. For the weekend, chilly with

0:33:160:33:22

brisk winds, and the potential for

some wintry showers.

0:33:220:33:29

That's all from the BBC News at One,

so it's goodbye from me -

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