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Another big step towards Brexit as the government publishes

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its plans to convert EU law into British law.

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Ministers call for all parties to work with them, but already

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the opposition is calling for changes to be made

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The Prime Minister faces a difficult path ahead without a Parliamentary

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majority, she says that she was devastated by the election result.

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Devastated another to shed a tear? Yes, a little tear. At that moment?

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Yes, at that moment. We'll be looking at the challenges ahead for

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the government. Also tonight. The parents of baby Charlie Gard

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return to court as an American doctor says a trial therapy

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could give a chance Major changes to the way ambulances

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in England are dispatched to help ensure the sickest patients get

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treated the fastest. The French president welcomes

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Donald Trump to Paris And the end of a dream

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for Britain's Johanna Konta, as she crashes out of the Wimbledon

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semi finals. Coming up: as well as the reaction

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to the exit of the Anaconda Vice we will be rounding up all of the day

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's other stories. -- the exit of Johanna Konta.

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Good evening and welcome to the BBC News at 6.

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It's another major step on Britain's path to leaving the European Union.

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The government has finally published its long awaited plans

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to pave the way for EU law to be transferred into British law.

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The European Union Withdrawal Bill is being described as one

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of the largest legal projects ever undertaken in the UK.

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The government's called for all parties to work together

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But already Labour is calling for significant changes,

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and the Liberal Democrats are warning they will make life

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The bill will take an estimated 12,000 EU laws

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and copy them into UK law on the day that the UK

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The government will then have powers to amend laws as it sees fit.

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Our political Editor Laura Kuenssberg has this report,

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a warning that it contains some flashing images.

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VOICEOVER: Has nothing changed? Still doing the handshakes, rolling

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out the red carpet for royalty, Spanish, this time. Still embarking

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on the task of taking us out of the European Union. No, everything has

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changed, for the first time today, the Prime Minister explaining her

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shock at the election. I felt, I suppose, devastated, because, as I

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say, I knew the campaign was not going perfectly, but still, the

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messages I was getting from people I was speaking to, but also, the

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comments we were getting back from a lot of people, that were being

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passed on to me, were that we were going to get a better result than we

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did. Devastated another to shed a tear? Well... Yes, a little tear.

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Yes. At that moment? Yes, at that moment, yes. And then you have two

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brush yourself down. You have a responsibility, you are a human

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being, you have been through the experience. I was there as leader of

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the party and Prime Minister. I had a responsibility then as we went

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through the night to determine what we were going to do the next

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morning. Presentation of Bill. It will not get any easier... Today,

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the bill that will legally take us out of the European Union arrived in

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Parliament. Broadly, the withdrawal bill cuts and pastes thousands of EU

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laws that govern so much right now into British law. As we leave, they

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will not apply. With Theresa May's shaky grip, MPs will inevitably try

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to make big changes. I think there is a big understanding out among

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ministers, across-the-board, that there will need to be a bit of

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compromise, there will need to be inevitable changes. Many ministers

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the withdrawal bill is such a huge undertaking, it gives ministers the

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power to change or strike out swathes of regulation without

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guaranteeing MPs a say. This bill as it stands would give ministers like

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you sweeping powers to change, get rid of bits and pieces of regulation

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that you do not like, without MPs having a guaranteed vote and full

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debate. These are hardly massive changes, they are technical changes

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to make the law work. It is up to the House of Commons, if a statutory

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instrument is placed in the House of Commons, then they have to decide.

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But they are not guaranteed vote unless today you want to give them a

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guarantee...? That is in the Hall of the House of Commons, what it

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chooses to vote on. It is not just a ministerial signature, it is a

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statutory instrument, which can be debated and voted upon. Labour is

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making its own way. Asking for its own meetings in Brussels, trying to

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get the EU's negotiator onside. A football shirt! Playing for Arsenal!

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Although it may take more than an Arsenal shirt to do that, but there

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is no way, as it stands, that Labour will back the bill. We will make

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sure there is full Parliamentary scrutiny, that has to be key to it,

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we have a Parliament where the government does not have a majority

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and the country has voted in two ways, on leave and remain, the

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majority voted to leave, we respect that but they did not vote to lose

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jobs, they did not vote to have Parliament ridden roughshod over.

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Nor will the Scottish Government, Nicola Sturgeon with their own Kodak

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moment in Brussels today, the Scottish Parliament cannot

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technically veto the plan, but it can refuse consent. As the bill

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stands now, in good conscience I could not recommend to the Scottish

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Parliament that against legislative consent... It takes hours away and

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undermines the very foundations of the devolution settlement that the

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parliament is built on. As Whitehall begins this enormous process,

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ministers are all too well aware that there will be conflict ahead.

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The question, how they balance compromise and hang onto their

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credibility. And what ends up on the statute books does not just sit on

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the shelf, but shapes how ministers govern, how we live our lives.

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STUDIO: Laura is in Westminster. Challenging path ahead. Yes,

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Minister is all too well aware that the chances of getting this through

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without making concessions are slim to none. The political decision is

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when they start compromising. And what areas are they prepared to

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budge. -- ministers. On some parts of this huge undertaking, there is

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an air of flexibility around, David Davis suggested that the government

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might pursue a social membership of Euratom, which is the membership

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safety union is part of being part of the European Union, bundling is

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about eight rebellion in the air and we may look at an association way of

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staying in. -- about a rebellion in the air. He also talked about

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arbitration mechanism, jargon about panels of judges from around Europe

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and Britain, a way of getting around a difficult problem where Britain

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wants its judges to be in charge of everything and Brussels wants

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European judges to be in charge of everything. There are some areas

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where we start to see the government bend a little bit, why is that?

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Because they know they have two, they are up against the clock,

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ticking louder and louder, and of course, since the election, their

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authority has taken a knock. -- because they know they have to.

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An American doctor has told the High Court that a trial therapy

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in the States could give a chance of meaningful improvement

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to the condition of the terminally ill baby Charlie Gard.

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His parents returned to court today for the latest stage of their legal

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Now the judge is considering whether to ask the American

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specialist to come to the UK to assess the baby's condition.

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Our Medical Correspondent Fergus Walsh reports.

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VOICEOVER: They call themselves Charlie 's Army, some of the half a

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million people who have signed a petition calling for him to be

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allowed abroad for spamming treatment. Chris Carter and Connie

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Yates reject evidence from Charlie's doctors that their son has

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irreversible brain damage. -- Chris Gard. We love him more than life

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itself, if he is still fighting, we are still fighting. Charlie is

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terminally, cannot move or breathe unaided, four courts have already

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ruled that he should be allowed to die. The evidence came from video

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link from the American doctor offering to treat Charlie, he says

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he now has a better understanding of the benefits of the therapy, of nine

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patients treated so far, none of whom have the same genetic mutation

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as Charlie, five now spend less time each day on a ventilator and one of

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them could breathe completely unaided. This led him to conclude

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that there was at least a 10% chance of meaningful improvement for

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Charlie. Six-year-old as a muscle wasting condition and is one of

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those treated in the US with this therapy, a powder which is added to

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food. We are able to give in the medication. Little by little he

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started to get stronger. They gave us hope. I did not care if he was

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the first human to try these medications, because they told us he

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was going to die. At one point, Charlie's parents walked out of

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court after the judge said they agreed their son has no quality of

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life. Connie Yates said, he is not suffering or in pain. In a

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statement, great Ormond Street said, Charlie is a beautiful tiny baby,

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afflicted by one of the crew list of diseases. Is depleted genetic

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disorder leaves in with no muscle function at all and deprived of his

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senses, unable to breathe, and so far as can be discerned, without any

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awareness. A final decision of the court is aimed to be in the best

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interests of Charlie, that would be a balance of the many risks and

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benefits. It is not black and white but it will be a summation of all

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the possible benefits and all the possible risks and what that could

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do for Charlie, not what it does for anybody else. Charlie remains in

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intensive care at Great Ormond Street Hospital, his future

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unresolved, as the legal arguments drag on.

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STUDIO: It's being hailed as the biggest shake up

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of ambulance response times in England in 40 years.

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At the moment, when an urgent 999 call is received,

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the call handlers have to decide within 60 seconds whether or not

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The upshot is that a quarter of ambulances end up being stood

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down when it turns out they're not needed.

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Now call handlers are going to be given more time to assess

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to try to make the system more efficient.

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Just breathe normally for me. Paramedics in the West Midlands with

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a 92-year-old patient, after a checkup, they decided it was safe to

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leave him at home. The Ambulance Service is under great pressure, the

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current system allows too many vehicles to go to urgent cases,

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leaving other patients waiting far too long, major changes are now

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planned. The new way of working will mean that we can identify and get to

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the sickest patients faster, that all patients will get the best

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response, rather than just the nearest. Under the current system of

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control room like this, call handlers have just 60 seconds to

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decide whether to dispatch an ambulance and whether it should be

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on a blue light for the most critically ill patients. The problem

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is, that sometimes is not long enough to decide the most

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appropriate response, and ambulances can be dispatched unnecessarily.

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That decision time will be axed ended for serious but not

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life-threatening cases, under the current system, the target is for an

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ambulance to arrive at 75% of the most urgent cases in eight minutes,

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no target for those calls last as lower priority. Under the new

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system, more people will be classed as the most urgent and the target

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will be 90% seen within 15 minutes. New targets for lower priority

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calls. Service leaders say some people needing urgent care will have

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to wait longer. But they can be more certain of getting the right

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response, an ambulance team, for example, rather than a paramedic on

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a motorcycle. The system as it is failed the family of Willie Wynn,

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his daughter had a heart condition, she had arbitration, he called 990

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96 times and nothing came, it was too late to save her. Had people had

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a broken arm or a broken leg, then it would have been different. -- he

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called 999 six times. This was an emergency. The local ambulance

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trust, South Central, said it extended condolences to the family,

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at the time, many of its resources were tied up elsewhere. And what

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time did this start today? Reforms have already been introduced in

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Wales, a pilot scheme underway in Scotland. Trials in England suggest

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more ambulances can be freed up to get to a wider range of patients.

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The real test will come this winter when it is introduced nationally.

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STUDIO: The parent company of Southern Rail has been fined more

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after widespread delays and cancellations to services.

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The Department for Transport says the amount would have been much

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higher, but most of the problems were caused by strike action

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A former soldier who raped and killed a fifteen year

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old schoolgirl has been found guilty of her manslaughter more

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Stephen Hough killed Janet Commins in Flint in North Wales, in 1976.

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Another man has already served six years for her killing.

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Hough will be sentenced at a later date.

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The next step in the Brexit journey - the government publishes its plans

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We tell you how you can have a whale of a time

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And coming up on Wimbledon Sportsday on BBC News:

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As well as the reaction to Johanna Konta's exit, there's

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losing the yellow jersey on stage 12 of the Tour de France.

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Johanna Konta's dream of becoming the first British woman to reach

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the Wimbledon finals in almost 40 years is over.

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She's crashed out of the championships after being beaten

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in straight sets by the five time champion Venus Williams.

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Joe Wilson was watching the match on centre court.

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Everyone knows your name, everyone wants your name. That's the

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Wimbledon effect. Johanna Konta ushered towards the biggest match of

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her career, for her the attention is all new. For Venus Williams it's

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been her life. 20 years at Wimbledon, two decades competing for

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the biggest titles. Venus has seen it all, returned it all, but

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Konta... Not appear to be intimidated. Konta created an

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opportunity in the first set, break point in the ninth game. Venus held.

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And then the pressure. Konta's rock-solid serve was suddenly shaky.

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These were the points she had to make. Out, break, set gone. Venus

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taking care of business. For Konta the methodical, the reliable, the

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match was disappearing. Double fault and broken in the second set. Now

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said to court yearned for the Konta we had seen in previous rounds, this

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kind of thing. Now come on, it's a lovely afternoon, we would like to

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stay here for a bit longer please. This match lasted one hour 14

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minutes, second set 6-2, Williams too good, to composed when it

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mattered. Overwhelmed by Williams at Wimbledon, it has happened before

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but we didn't expect it from Konta. Quite honestly I think I was in just

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as much of a shot of winning the tournament. It came down to the day

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and Venus played better than me. That's all I can say, I think I've

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definitely got more to improve on and there's more exciting things I

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can get better at. She's going to be disappointed but at the same time

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when she can wake up in a few days and get perspective of what she has

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accomplished, she's shown tremendous improvement and that is so positive

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for her. Venus was in tears last week speaking about events at home,

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the car accident. Now at 37, she has another final at a place she loves.

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I thought the crowd was very nice to me. They could have been even more

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boisterous, I thought the crowd was so fair and I know they love Jo.

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It's a lot of pressure on she handled it well, I think my

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experience helped a lot. So now Johanna Konta has a new experience

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to deal with, to recover from defeat in the match of her life.

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Johanna Konta is ranked as one of the world's best players but the

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future offers no guarantees of another place like this one. To see

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the power of self belief, just look at Venus Williams.

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The French president, Emmanuel Macron, has welcomed

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Donald Trump to Paris at the start of a two-day visit.

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Tomorrow President Trump will attend Bastille Day celebrations.

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Today Mr Trump said his son was a wonderful young man who met the

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Russian lawyer, not a Russian government lawyer.

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From Paris, Lucy Williamson reports.

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If diplomacy is about power disguised as flattery,

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there are few more potent greetings than a ten second handshake.

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Emmanuel Macron welcomed Donald Trump today with a visit to the tomb

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of France's grand military leader, Napoleon.

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The impressive location designed to flatter both visitor and host.

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Both these two men see themselves as modern-day

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political revolutionaries, sweeping away the old rules

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but Mr Macron also sees nothing wrong with using France's

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imperial history and military might to put its current diplomatic

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The two men have been battling for the role of alpha male ever

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since their first handshake on the sidelines of a G7 summit.

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Donald Trump later pulled out of a key climate change

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deal brokered in Paris, prompting Mr Macron to issue

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a video parodying the US President's campaign slogan.

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But since then Emmanuel Macron has been trying to charm the US leader

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to keep ties close and boost France's influence aboard.

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So what do French voters think of Mr Trump's visit?

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I don't like him much, but what do I have to say?

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Thank God! Having some time with him and trying to understand what he

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wants and where he's going is not a bad idea, even if he does not

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appreciate him as a person or what he stands for so I think French

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diplomacy at its best. Their meeting this afternoon will focus on shared

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challenges like the conflict in Syria and counterterrorism but the

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symbolism of this visit is properly what matters most. Two leaders

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looking to showcase their transatlantic ties. Both men have

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been compared to Napoleon themselves. Flattering to some,

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perhaps, but a reminder too about the limits of democratic power. Lucy

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Williamson, BBC News, Paris. An artistocrat has been sentenced

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to 12 weeks in prison after being found guilty of making

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menacing communications towards the businesswoman

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and anti-Brexit campaigner Rhodri Philipps, the fourth

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Viscount St Davids, wrote a post on Facebook offering

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?5,000 to anyone who ran her over. The 4th Viscount St Davids,

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Rhodri Philipps, forced to answer for his threatening

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abuse on Facebook. Well, justice will be

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served without pressure. I have belief in the British courts

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and anything that I've done wrong... He targeted Gina Miller,

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who took the Government to court over Brexit,

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writing to accidentally run over this

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troublesome first-generation If this is what we should

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expect from immigrants," he wrote, "send them back

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to their stinking jungles." At first I sort of read it

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and re-read it because it seemed so barbaric, but that was the first

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time I felt truly threatened. Lord St Davids was given the chance

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to speak to the court in person and in a passionate speech

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he said he'd realised that his comments were very unkind,

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unnecessary, self-indulgent expletives of anger

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which he could not contain. He'd claimed he was motivated by his

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family motto - love of country. The district judge, Emma Arbuthnot,

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said it was actually hatred of anyone who disagreed

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with his views and of those who had Privileged, entitled,

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and now heading to jail. An establishment man brought down

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by the menacing racial abuse The number of people applying for UK

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university places has fallen by more than 4% on last year -

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it's the first decline since fees were increased

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in England five years ago. The figures from the admissions

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service UCAS show a sharp decline in those applying to study nursing

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and a continued fall in the number of mature students,

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notably in England An elephant in Sri Lanka has

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had a miraculous escape It was spotted by the Sri Lankan

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Navy as it struggled to stay afloat. It seemed to be using its trunk

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as a snorkel to breathe. Divers and wildlife officials

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launched a 12-hour rescue operation and managed to gently tow

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the elephant back to For almost 40 years,

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Dippy the Diplodocus stood in the entrance hall at London's

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world famous Natural History Museum, And today the newcomer

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was finally unveiled - it's the skeleton of a giant blue

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whale, 25 metres long, The blue whale, the biggest creature

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that's ever existed on Earth. Now one of them is the main display

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at the Natural History Museum. The 25-metre skeleton of this young

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female fills the entire length Its skull alone weighs more

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than a tonne and its lower jawbone is the single longest bone of any

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animal on the planet. As visitors arrive, they're greeted

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by it swooping down towards them as if they're the tiny krill that

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whales feed upon. Just getting it through the narrow

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doors of the building And lifting it into position

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was an engineering feat, There was one heart-stopping moment

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when a bolt sheared. The team succeeded in the end but it

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wasn't easy for them. Going up when other people were kind

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of in control of that process Sometimes we just couldn't watch

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and had to walk away. The whale replaces the much-loved

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Dippy the dinosaur, which after more than 100

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years at the museum, The museum staff believe that Hope

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will take the same place I will start with a weather watcher

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picture from Wales. I can hear you groaning after that terrible pun!

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Northern Ireland have had some soaking downpours this afternoon and

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they are reaching into western Scotland now, spreading into the

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rest of Scotland over the next couple of hours, and a few into East

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Anglia. South of that it will remain dry with temperatures are little

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higher than last night but still shave a few degrees of this if you

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are in the countryside. Tomorrow a few showers to begin with, but a lot

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of them will fade out. We will keep a good deal of plant during the day,

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the afternoon looks dry and there will be sunny breaks at times. The

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temperature is very close to average, that's high teens, low 20s.

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As we look at the forecast for Wimbledon, yes a lot of cloud, a

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little bit more breezy but comfortable conditions for players

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and spectators alike. If you are going out and about tomorrow

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morning, the rain will be pushing across Scotland so bear that in

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mind. Here is the picture for the start of the weekend. Quite moist

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air coming in from the Atlantic which means for Saturday a lot of

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cloud around, and from that cloud some outbreaks of rain gradually

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pushing eastwards. Not much rain in the far south of England and quite a

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few midfield to things. For two of the weekend on Sunday, fresher and

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brighter. A weak band of cloud on some -- and some spots of rain.

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That's how the weekend is shaping up and of course you can get a forecast

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for where you are and where you are going online and through the art. A

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reminder of our main story this evening, the Government publishes

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its plans to convert EU law into British law.

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