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British lives might have been saved -


the inquest into the Tunisian terror attack opens.


30 Britons were killed - the jury hears claims that local


police were deliberately slow to confront the attacker.


He systematically gunned down holiday makers for over half an hour


Also tonight. Crisis at Stormont. Sinn Fein will not renominate for


the position of Deputy First Minister. Power-sharing collapses in


Northern Ireland. Donald Trump annoys some in Europe


as he praises Brexit and says he wants a quick trade deal with UK


when we leave. It is good news that the US what to


do a free trade deal with us and good to hear that from


President-elect Trump. The hospital failures that led


to the death of this mother after she gave birth


to her second son. And here's one for Sherlock -


how did last night's finale get leaked online before


it was broadcast? And coming up in the


sport on BBC News. It's a winning start for Andy Murray


at the Australian Open And coming up in the


sport on BBC News. It's a winning start for Andy Murray


at the Australian Open as the World Number One reaches


the second round. Good evening and welcome


to the BBC News at Six. 18 months ago, 30 British


holidaymakers died Now an inquest into their deaths has


been told that some of the victims might still be alive if local


security forces had Outlining the evidence,


the lawyer for the inquest said Tunisian forces


had deliberately delayed Seifeddine Rezgui was allowed to go


on the rampage at a five-star beach resort near Sousse for more


than half an hour before From the Old Bailey,


Daniela Relph reports. For them, the inquests


matter so much. The families of those killed,


the anguish and grief of the past 18 As the hearing began, the names


of those who died were read out 30 British tourists


murdered on holiday. They included three generations


of one family, married The inquest heard they had


needlessly lost their Mobile phone footage shows the chaos


and confusion during the attacks. Listening to the sound of gunfire


and the sense of panic. a 23-year-old who was eventually


shot dead by the security forces. But he'd been intent


on killing tourists. The inquest also watched CCTV


footage from around the resort. The lone gunman on the beach,


armed with an automatic weapons and And also, roaming around


inside the hotel, looking for his A British police team put


together this map of his The red arrow indicates


where he started shooting near the Before moving to the terrace


and outdoor pool area and There were no clear


signs of any police or Samantha Leek QC,


counsel to the inquests, referred to a statement


from a Tunisian witness. She told the court,


he said the security units that should have intervened


in the events deliberately and unjustifiably slowed down


to delay their arrival at the hotel. They had the ability


to put an end to the attack before the police


arrived, but they wasted a considerable amount of time


in getting to the hotel. These inquests can't lay blame,


but they can offer guidance. The families here just want to know


how their loved ones came to die The families here just want to know


how their loved ones came to die This afternoon a senior diplomat at


the Foreign Office said at the time of the killings that Jenas yelp was


rated at high risk with attack is possible but at that stage British


tourists were not advised to avoid the country altogether. The inquests


at the Royal Courts of Justice are expected to last until the end of


February. the Northern Ireland Secretary James


Brokenshire has announced that a snap election will be


held after the collapse of the power sharing


Government at Stormont. Sinn Fein refused to nominate


a new Deputy First Minister, to replace Martin McGuinness,


who resigned a week ago in a dispute Our Chief Correspondent,


Gavin Hewitt, reports. For ten years, power has been shared


in Northern Ireland. It was one of the foundation


stones of peace. Today, that power-sharing


government collapsed. I propose that a draft order


in Council be brought forward shortly to set an election date


of Thursday the 2nd of March. No one should underestimate


the challenge faced to the political institutions


here in Northern Ireland The trigger for the breakdown


was a row over a controversial green energy scheme drawn up by Unionist


minister, Arlene Foster. But the bitter arguments over


the scheme exposed growing tensions between nationalist


and Unionist politicians. I think it's both parties,


personally, and I find it very disappointing


and very, very sad. It's the tribal politics, you know,


I feel like we're back in the '80s and I was really hopeful that future


generations would have There's no appetite for a return


to any sort of violence at any stage I think possibly what will happen


is we will be led to another couple At Stormont the Northern Ireland


Assembly depends on Unionists Today, both main parties were asked


to submit a name for one First up, the Democratic


Unionist party. And they backed


their current leader. ..Nominate Arlene Foster


to be the First Minister. There can be no return


to the status quo. If something is broke,


you stop and you fix it, But they refused to put


forward a name, so ending Without an Executive,


key areas of government will be stalled and then,


most importantly, there is Brexit. Where will be the Northern Ireland


voice when crucial We are in a very grave situation


going into this election and the timing of it,


when Northern Ireland has no budget agreed,


when we're facing into Brexit and when we're also coming


to the end of the financial year, is possibly the worst time


that we could be entering Recent years have changed Northern


Ireland, but the shadows of the past Campaigning for the snap election


will begin almost immediately with the voter is going to the polls on


March the 2nd. But after that there will be three weeks or two weeks of


negotiations where they will try to work out whether they have a


foundation for future power-sharing agreement. What happens if they


fail, they could always go for further elections, or there is the


alternative of having direct rule from Westminster.


Thank you, Gavin. President elect Donald Trump appears


to have cheered the British government and annoyed some


of its European partners in equal Speaking to the Times Mr Trump


says Britain is doing great after the Brexit -


but he also added that other EU Thumbs up for Brexit for the man who


is to become the worst Paracel in the world. Former minister and


sometime reporter, Michael Gove, with Donald 's looking on. Countries


want their own identity and so did the UK but I believe if they had not


been forced to take in all of the refugees, so many, with all the


problems that entails, I think you would not have Brexit. For months


been less keen to see what -- to say what it really mean. Brexit means


Brexit. What is that again? Brexit means Brexit. In case you hadn't


heard. Brexit means Brexit. But ignore the platitudes, the big


decisions have been clear since June. There is no mandate for a deal


that involves accepting the free movement of people as it has


hitherto worked. Unlimited EU migration will not stay and neither


will the power of European judges. Judges sitting not in Luxembourg but


in courts across the line. Without them and charge it means we will be


out of the single market. People talk as if somehow we are leaving


the EU but still want to keep parts of membership. We are leaving. And


she even dressed up to make plain how doing business outside of Europe


will be more and more important. With an enthusiastic offer now from


state of doing a deal at speed. It is good news that the United States


wants to do a good free trade deal with us and wants to do it very


fast. Great to hear that from President-elect Donald Trump.


Spreading good cheer for Brexit backers ahead of the Prime


Minister's speech tomorrow. We will have the European Court of Justice


no longer overruling or laws and we will be outside the single market so


we can control our own borders and probably outside the customs union


so we can negotiate their own trade deals but the rest of the world.


This is the most crucial set of choices that any pie minister has


made four years and although the fundamentals were clear before she


moved in, there has been precious little detail in public about and


Theresa May's opponents fear she will disappoint because she's


juggling her party as well as the public. She has had to


overcompensate as a former Remainer to prove herself to her own party


and also she has no mandate of Rome, she has not been elected and is not


in a strong position and also she has really chosen only to listen to


the 52% of people who voted for Brexit and not the almost half of


them remaining part of the voting public who voted for a different


future. Tomorrow matters, Theresa May will tell us and them, the other


European countries, more about her decisions that will shape Britain


for decades to come. Her political hope, she and the country are not on


their way to isolation. I wonder if the comments from Donald


Trump are helpful to Theresa May ahead of the speech that she is to


make tomorrow. In one way it is a no-brainer, who would not want the


man who is about to become the most powerful in the world in their


corner, backing on Brexit, holding out the promise of a quick trade


deal, the kind of trade deal that will be vital to how the country and


its its living once were outside the EU. And how the previous government


under David Cameron remember reacted when President Obama said the


opposite, that would be at the back of the queue. That was treated as


some doom laden scenario so having this support is an advantage in some


ways. There's no question that the authority of the office of the White


House seeming to be on the side of Brexit is in many ways a good thing.


But that said President-elect Trump is though unorthodox that in one way


he is a bit like a grenade with the pin pulled out, and unpredictable


friend in the corner and you're never sure what his next move will


be. And his support could galvanise EU countries trying to stick


together to harden their attitude towards the UK in the negotiations


to come. Because were not meant to be doing trade deals with anyone


until we are actually on our way of the European Union so this is


powerful ammunition for Downing Street potentially, but only need to


be careful how they use it. Mr Trump didn't just


have the EU in his sights. He also said German Chancellor


Angela Merkel had made a catastrophic mistake by allowing


more than one million If that wasn't enough he said NATO


might be 'obsolete'. Little wonder that there's been some


terse comments from Berlin, Paris and Brussels -


as our diplomatic Correspondent They've rehearsed the inauguration


in Washington with a stand-in for President Trump but no-one knows


quite what to expect Still less what will happen


in the first 100 days with Donald Trump in the Oval


Office. What we do know is that there will


be nothing conventional about it. Because the President-elect has


made that very clear. Among his most eye-catching


new quotes, Donald Trump says the EU is on the brink of collapse partly


because Germany leader's Angela Merkel, made one very


catastrophic mistake with her open I think it was a big


mistake for Germany. Germany's Chancellor


was diplomatically TRANSLATION: The fight


against terrorism is a great We see this as a pan-European


and a global task. I would separate this from the task


of helping refugees. The majority of refugees have left


Syria because of their So what about the most complicated


Trump relationship of all? Mr Trump will explore making


good deals with Russia. As part of that, nuclear weapons


on both side should be It is true, both the United States


and Russia have more than enough missiles and warheads


to destroy each other. And Mr Trump hinted a nuclear


negotiations might involve offering Mr Putin easing of sanctions over


Ukraine. But Mr Trump was also highly


critical of Vladimir Putin's intervention in Syria,


calling it a very rough thing. The bombardment of Aleppo, he said,


was nasty, with troops, in his words, shooting old ladies


walking out of town. So, how to reconcile all of that


with the President-elect on Nato, Nato is "obsolete",


he keeps repeating. So, what could that mean


for America's new deployment of heavy armour to Poland,


to deter any Russian threat? TRANSLATION: At Nato, remarks made


by President-elect Trump As world leaders gather


in the Swiss Alps for their annual Davos forum, many will be perplexed,


even alarmed, not knowing what sort A Turkish cargo plane has


crashed in Kyrgyzstan The deaths of 30 British tourists in


the Tunisia terror attack. An inquest hears lives


could have been saved. The mystery surrounding Sherlock,


who leaked last night's episode Big boots to fill,


Valtteri Bottas is announced as Nico Rosberg's replacement


at Mercedes where he will partner Some patients face


"dangerous" delays getting specialist treatment,


due to referral management centres The centres were designed


to reduce NHS spending, by limiting unnecessary


referrals to hospital. But the British Medical Association


says they create barriers and take And the BBC has found many


referrals were refused due to administration errors,


rather than clinical reasons. If a GP refers you for a hospital


checkup or treatment, you might think it would happen


automatically, but in some areas, the decision has to be vetted


by another organisation, And that's the subject


of a growing controversy. Tracy used to find everyday


household chores a nightmare, in constant pain because


of her varicose veins. I was in so much pain


with my leg, 24 hours a day. I was struggling to


get through my work. Her GP recommended an operation


on the NHS, but this was barred by the referral centre,


so she had to get it done privately. If a GP feels that a specialist


needs to look at you then the NHS should be supporting that


and they're not. Research by the BBC has revealed


an increase in the use There are about 13 and


a half million referrals Last year, about two million


were screened by referral More than 84,000 were rejected,


for clinical reasons And that's not to say


that we don't need to perhaps But I would rather it


was done explicitly. And that the public were involved,


rather than every purchasing authority making its own individual


decisions and sometimes choosing The logic of the system is that


at a time of rising patients demand and stretched resources,


local health commissioners have a mechanism for scrutinising


decisions, which could lead They acknowledge that once


you've taken on board the costs of the centres,


there's no way yet of assessing whether they do


provide value for money. Some local health bodies


are limiting certain types of care. The referral centres


are reinforcing those decisions. So it's really important


the resources we have, And get the best value


for our population. Best value for money


or bad news for patients? There's limited use


of this system in Wales. It's not part of the health service


in Scotland and Northern Ireland. In England, it certainly


generated a lively debate. And there will be special programmes


on the NHS tonight in Inside Out at 7:30pm on BBC One


in England and later Police in South Yorkshire


are investigating the discovery of The body was found this


morning on a path in Police say they're treating


the death as suspicious. The former youth football coach,


Barry Bennell, who worked at Crewe Alexandra has


pleaded not guilty to eight The allegations against Bennell


all involve a boy under the age Rolls Royce has agreed in principle


to a multi-million pound pay-out following allegations that company


executives were involved in bribery and corruption to win


and maintain contracts abroad. The jet engine manufacturer will pay


out a total of ?671 million in an agreement reached


with the Serious Fraud Office, the US Department of Justice


and authorities in Brazil. It means there will be no


prosecutions of employees if Rolls Royce meets it's


payment obligations. A coroner has ruled


that the death of a young mother following childbirth was the result


of "failures, inadequate Frances Cappuccini, who was 30,


suffered a fatal haemorrhage at Tunbridge Wells Hospital, after


an emergency Caesarean in 2012. Frances Cappuccini died


after giving birth by Caesarean, the inquest heard she'd suffered


a haemorrhage because a piece of She was operated on, but died


within eight hours of the birth. Today, her husband Tom arrived


at the inquest to hear Roger Hatch said the death


of Frances Cappuccini was as a result of the failures,


inadequate diagnosis and treatment of her


at Tunbridge Wells hospital. The coroner found that the C-section


had not been carried out with care, that there should have been checks


to make sure that The result of this failure, he said,


led directly to the subsequent series of events, which tragically


ended in the death of Frances. Among the other findings


was that the haemorrhage was not properly managed,


that a breathing tube had been removed too soon


during her treatment, and that the supervision of a doctor


was undefined and inadequate. After the inquest,


the family's lawyer read out She was bubbly,


intelligent, beautiful, Failures at Maidstone


and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust and those employed by the Trust


cost Frankie her life. Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells


NHS Trust, said in a statement that it had made a number


of changes to its processes. And that it recognised


from the start that there were aspects


of Frances Cappuccini's care that fell short


of It said it wanted


to extend its deepest It's been another difficult day


for the pound with the dollar exchange rate for holidaymakers


reaching a new low. It's dropped to its lowest level


for people travelling to the United States for more


than 30 years, though it recovered a little


in the currency markets later on. Our personal finance correspondent


Simon Gompertz is in Central London. Not an easy time to be thinking


about having a holiday abroad? A big worry if you are thinking of an


overseas trip. The pound suffering from those concerns about the


financial effects of Brexit. One of the biggest currency chains of shops


TraveleX said its rate for online customers, using pounds to buy


dollars worth $1 for each pound. That is down from $1 before the


Brexit vote. You could shop around and get a slightly better or


slightly worse rate but it shows you the trend. It is not only the lowest


rate since the referendum, it's the lowest since the mid-19 80s. It goes


wider than that. Some holiday companies have been imposing


surcharges because of the currency effect. In the travel industry,


there are warnings about price increases for the summer holidays of


around 10%. Although you won't pay that if you stay in the UK. Thank


you. It's a case that might have baffled


Sherlock Holmes himself. Who leaked a copy of the final


episode of the BBC's The fact that it was dubbed


into Russian is a major clue. But was it criminal


piracy, done for money? Calmly, Sherlock, or I will


finish her, right now. The last episode of Sherlock,


eagerly awaited by millions but on Saturday, a copy was leaked


online, dubbed into Russian. Everything up to this point has been


planned with the intention of presenting this programme,


this very important finale, as a global event, as a collective


community of fans coming together and very much experiencing


it for the first time. And this has put a big spanner


in the works of that. The Russian version


was widely shared online. The mystery, worthy


of an old-fashioned Sherlock Holmes One theory, the episode was put


online to damage the BBC, which the Kremlin doesn't much


like at present, because the Beeb's increasing its radio


broadcasts to Russia. Another theory, it's just somebody


trying to make money out Experts say film and television


piracy is widespread in Russia. And today, the mystery deepened


when the Russian state-owned state-owned television channel,


which broadcasts the series, denied responsibility


for the leak and claimed But who could the external


third party be? No-one seems to know


and the conspiracy theorists Unlike last week, the weather


shouldn't be making too many headlines this week but comments


about just how much cloud there is this week. This was one view from


Nottinghamshire this afternoon. There was a bit of sunshine in


eastern Scotland and at the end of the pier at Deal in Kent. But plenty


of cloud. Some outbreaks of rain, a week Weatherford from the Midlands


to south-west England rushing into East Wales. -- weather front. And


Scotland and Northern Ireland. Some hill fog was mild and under clearer


skies for East Anglia and south-east England. More likely to see some


sunshine here compared with today across East Anglia and south-east


England. Elsewhere, plenty of cloud other many places dry despite the


cloud. Some -- outbreaks of rain and drizzle. Look, that is in Scotland


and Northern Ireland, double-figure temperatures and brightening in the


afternoon in eastern Scotland although probably not in northern


England and especially to the west of the Pennines. Outbreaks of rain.


And North Wales. Cloudy zone in the Midlands and south-west England,


some drizzle possible. Colder the further south. Despite the sunshine


across East Anglia and south-east England, it will be chilly. Tomorrow


night, quite a sharp frost. And. Elsewhere, we will keep the cloud


and keep temperatures for many well above freezing. This is the picture


on Wednesday, frosty starred in southern and eastern England. Some


sunshine to come -- Frosty start. Some brighter breaks but plenty of


cloud. Similar through Thursday and Friday. High pressure in control.


This mother settled weather story becoming mainly dry with a good deal


of cloud. It will last into the weekend. The forecast where you are


or where you are going online. Thank you.


An inquest in to the deaths of 30 British tourists in the Tunisia


terror attack hears lives could have been saved if the police


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