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A stark claim by doctors -

winter pressures have left

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patients dying prematurely

in hospital corridors.

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They say safety in A&E units

in England and Wales

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is being compromised

at a sometimes "intolerable" level.

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There is a clear emergency

and what a number of other observers

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have clearly described as a crisis.

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The doctors' warning comes as A&E

waiting time targets in England

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and Wales hit their lowest level

in 14 years.

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Also on tonight's programme.

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The plastic pollution problem -

the Government lays out plans to cut

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out all unnecessary plastic use.

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The desperate search continues

for those still unaccounted

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for after the California mudslides.

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I am 22 years old...

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The vlogger punished by You Tube -

after posting film of a suicide

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victim for his millions

of followers.

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And which shops sparkled

and who had a takings turkey?

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The winners and losers on the high

street this Christmas.

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And coming up on Sportsday on BBC

News, Roger Federer is back to

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defend his title, but how did

the British hopes fair in the draw

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for the Australian Open?

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Good evening.

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Patients are dying in hospital

corridors in Accident and Emergency

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departments in England and Wales

because safety has been compromised

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by "intolerable" conditions.

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That's the blunt warning made

in a letter to Theresa May,

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signed by 68 senior doctors who run

A&E departments.

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Today there's fresh

evidence of the pressure

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those units are under.

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Over 300,000 patients waited longer

than they should in December.

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85% of patients were seen in four

hours - the 95% target -

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the figure equals the previous low

recorded last January.

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Our Heath Editor Hugh

Pym has the story.

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Serious concerns about patient

safety and an intolerable situation.

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Strong words from senior front

line doctors in a letter

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to the Prime Minister.

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With scenes like this filmed

by a patient in a hospital,

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the warnings are echoed

by some medical leaders.

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There is no doubt that our emergency

departments are facing the biggest

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crisis that we have had

for over 15 years.

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We absolutely must work together

as system leaders at every level

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in order to find both short-term

and medium-term solutions.

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The letter from the A&E consultants

sets out the impact of the pressure

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and their own experiences.

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Over 120 patients a day

managed in corridors,

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some dying prematurely.

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An average of 10-12 hours

from decision to admit a patient

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until they are transferred to a bed,

and patients sleeping in clinics

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as makeshift wards.

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They say NHS winter planning failed

to deliver what was needed.

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But the Prime Minister insisted that

significant measures

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had been put in place.

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For the first time ever,

urgent GP appointments

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being available throughout

the Christmas period.

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That was a decision taken to improve

the service for people,

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but also to ensure that the NHS had

that better capacity to deal

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with these winter pressures.

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For the opposition, the problem

is really about funding.

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The money has to go in now.

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But it should have gone in earlier.

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Even if the Chancellor announced

billions today, we can't

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spend it all by tomorrow.

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Is that the one that you want?

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While the debate goes on,

Rosie can only reflect

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on a humiliating experience in A&E.

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She was in severe pain

because of a gynaecological problem

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and was bleeding heavily.

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But she was examined

in a crowded corridor.

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I think I was trolley number 12.

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There were trolleys

going all the way up.

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You can't see to someone's dignity,

you can't ensure they are having

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a private conversation and that

if they break down in tears,

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which I think I did,

I think I am pretty sure I cried

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as well, but you can't look

into anybody's right to privacy

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or anything like that.

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At some hospitals, like Ipswich,

they say careful planning paid off

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and, though staff were extremely

busy, they coped with the pressures.

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At times over the really

busy New Year period,

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there were trolleys down

the corridor here.

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But at this A&E unit, things seem

to have calmed a little this week,

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with fewer patients

coming through the front

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door of the hospital.

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But no-one is complacent about

what the weeks ahead may bring.

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The medical director told me flu

was a significant concern.

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We've worked really hard to try

and get our staff vaccinated.

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But we are not at all complacent.

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I think the next two months

are going to be a challenging time.

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We will be looking at flu

vaccination for vulnerable

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patients and staff members.

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The battle isn't over.

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And with the latest figures showing

the highest number of flu cases

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in England in seven years,

health leaders have called

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for vaccinations for NHS

staff to be compulsory.

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Some hospitals have greater than 90%

vaccination of health workers.

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Others, less than 20%.

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This has to be an issue

of leadership, but we need people

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in the health care sector

to protect their patients.

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We have a duty of care

to our patients.

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Flu has been an even bigger problem

for Scotland's hospitals,

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with the A&E waiting

time target missed.

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It's the same in Wales,

by a bigger margin.

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Winter has been bleak so far

for the NHS in the UK,

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and there are still a couple

of months to go.

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If you want to find out

how your local hospital

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is performing you can use the BBC's

NHS Tracker at

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www.bbc.co.uk/nhstracker

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Joining me is our political

editor Laura Kuenssberg.

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She is at Westminster and the NHS

remains the big domestic challenge

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for the government?

Absolutely and

politicians of all stripes care

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deeply about the National Health

Service because they know voters

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cared deeply about the National

Health Service and in no way the

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agonising winter pressure plays out

in the health service and every year

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a similar political conversation

begins about the health service and

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whether it can carry on under the

current model and normally that does

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not get far. People say something

must be done but those remarks often

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end up with not much changing. This

year there is a sense it might turn

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out to be a more significant

conversation, not just because the

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statistics are dire, not just

because the experiences for patients

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are so awful. But also because Tory

politicians and opposition

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politicians are saying in greater

number we cannot avoid having a

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bigger conversation about the way

the health service is run and how

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much money it requires, we cannot

put that off much longer and even

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the Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt

told MPs yesterday he would like

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10-year funding deals for the NHS

and in the years ahead it will need

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significantly more money. The fact

is in Downing Street residence of

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number 10 and number 11 do not say

that yet. They do not believe it is

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that kind of moment. But with the

situation in hospitals as it is, the

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pressure on them is only going one

way.

We are talking about the NHS

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but what ministers wanted to focus

on is the environment today.

It was

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in 2015 the Tories promised a grand

vision that would look ahead to the

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next 25 years but it was only today

that plan emerged. This is a big new

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priority. The government say they

have always cared about the

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environment but now it is top of the

list and the headline from the Prime

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Minister today was a crackdown on

using plastic and she went off to

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make her first big speech of the

year to polish her green

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credentials.

What you think I should look for? A

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grand vision we were promised, a

plan to look after spaces around us

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for years to come and the Prime

Minister trying to spot political

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opportunity.

The environment is

something personal to each of us and

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also something that collectively we

hold in trust for the next

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generation and we have a

responsibility to protect and

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enhance it.

Top of the list,

cleaning up plastics that harm

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wildlife on land and in C and more

charges for plastic bags, possible

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taxes on containers and encouraging

shops to use less. But with no new

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law to underline the change.

In

years to come I think people will be

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shocked at how today we allow so

much plastic to be produced

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needlessly. It is one of the great

environmental scourges. We will take

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action at every stage of production

and consumption of plastic.

You are

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talking about ideas taking

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talking about ideas taking place

over 25 years with no legal

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guarantees.

If actions speak louder

than words, do you believe this

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problem is urgent? It is an

inspiring plan, a long-term plan

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about the next 25 years. A plan that

speaks to everybody with an interest

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in our environment. Everybody who

wants to ensure future generations

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enjoy a beautiful environment and

place in which to live.

Looking on,

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alongside these white faced

whistling ducks, campaign is pleased

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there is a plan. But not quite

convinced that a government that

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believes in fracking and building

high-speed rail really means it.

The

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problem talking about a 25 year

plan, in the absence of hard

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measures about what they will do

here and now, this is a government

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where most commentators question it

will last possibly 25 days. What we

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need to know the actions happening

in 28 team to make a difference.

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Theresa May says conservation and

conservatism have always gone hand

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in hand, but this is not just about

principles, policy, the new

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environment plan, it is also about

politics and how the Tories fell

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back at the election. Anxious that

millions of younger voters turn to

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labour then, the Tories have tried

to green their credentials, banning

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microbeads, plans to ban the sale of

ivory.

25 years is far too long. The

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plastic culture has to be

challenged. The pollution of our

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rivers and seas by plastic waste is

absolutely dreadful.

The Prime

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Minister believes her promise is the

right one to make. Her hope, to

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create a habitat more friendly to

her political breeze.

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With tackling plastic

pollution a major part

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of the Government's strategy,

just how practical is it

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to live without the stuff?

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Well, they've been trying to do just

that in Penzance in Cornwall,

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as Jon Kay has been finding out.

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We can remove it, we can recycle it.

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A rubbish day at St Hilary's School.

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Who has straws in their drinks?

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A lesson in pollution and waste.

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We pick up, again, hundreds

of toothbrushes from beaches.

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If Theresa May wants

to reach out to the young

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with her green strategy, well,

these kids will be 30 at the end

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of her 25-year plan.

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What would you say to those

politicians in London?

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Stop using plastic,

and stop making it.

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If a turtle is swimming and it

sees a plastic bottle,

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which is shaped like a jellyfish,

he could see it and then swallow it,

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and then he could drown.

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Here in Penzance, they are

trying to be Britain's

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first plastic-free town.

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And they're making some progress.

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Businesses like this

cafe have signed up,

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and it's backed by the council.

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Well, there's plastic

on that, and the apples.

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But at the local supermarket,

the challenge is clear.

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Apples, wrapped in plastic.

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Sausages in a carton and in plastic.

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You could put that

in a paper bag, say.

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John likes the Government's

new strategy but wonders if it

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can make much difference.

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Frozen stuff in plastic, apples -

plastic, leeks - plastic.

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You just can't get away from it.

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Most shoppers told us they would try

plastic-free aisles,

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but some, like Roxy,

worried it might not be practical.

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It wouldn't necessarily be the most

hygienic route to go down, maybe?

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Having the meat next to the eggs,

or the cheese, for example.

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Well, this is why people around

here are so concerned

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about the long-term

impact of plastic.

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Look, found on a local beach

recently, a lollipop stick

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from when I was growing up

in the 1970s.

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It hasn't broken down at all.

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And a packet of peanuts,

best before 1983.

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We've got some takeaway

cutlery in the bottom here.

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Rachel was behind the Penzance

campaign, and she says

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all communities can do the same.

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Litter is all over the UK,

no matter where you live.

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It's exactly the same issue,

it just looks different.

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If it's not a beach,

it's by a river, it's

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in a hedge, it's by the road.

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The Prime Minister insists her plan

has a wider vision.

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She says it's about more than

plastic, about more than the coast.

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Jon Kay, BBC News, Cornwall.

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Search teams in California

are still trying to find

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eight people missing

following mudslides on Tuesday.

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17 people are known to have died

after a torrent of mud carrying

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boulders the size of small cars

smashed through the

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town of Montecito.

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More than 500 homes have been

damaged or destroyed.

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James Cook is there for us.

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You do not have to walk far in

Montecito to see something shocking.

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There are homes like these behind

me, either smashed to pieces, or

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simply swept away, all over the

town. Hopes of finding anyone alive

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are very slim and more harrowing

details of how this started have

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been urging, and it started in the

dead of night.

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Turn around!

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The flash flood is right there!

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Get out of here, go!

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This is the moment it began.

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Oh, my God!

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And then panic.

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Close the door!

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It was 1 million miles

an hour in slow motion,

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if that makes sense.

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I clicked into survival

gear, survival mode.

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Every second, it is just roaring

and banging against the house

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and the most vicious and violent

sounds you have ever heard.

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Montecito has only just grasped

the scale of the disaster

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which will bear its name.

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For this idyllic little town

of just 9,000 people,

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recovery will be long and hard.

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This was somebody's driveway.

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There are three cars destroyed.

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Buried inside that trouble.

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Looking at this house,

it is difficult to believe anyone

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on this street survived,

but many did and their

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stories are remarkable.

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People walked the dogs through here,

there are trails my kids have grown

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up riding their bikes.

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Noelle fled with her three children

just before the storm.

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But many of her neighbours did not.

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Really young boys were

swept out of their home,

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along with their mother.

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In the middle of the night.

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And the dog is gone.

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And they are lucky to be fine.

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It is like a war zone here.

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There are homes that

are just missing.

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And I walk down the street and I see

balls and toys and bicycles

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and shoes and socks.

And knives and hammers.

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It looks like people's lives

or just lost to the ocean.

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Much of the wreckage ended up

clogging the main coastal motorway.

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The mountains above are scarred

by rivers of debris.

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Southern California was once famed

for its agreeable climate.

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These days, it reels

from drought, fire and flood.

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James Cook, BBC News, Montecito.

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The time is 17 minutes past six.

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Our top story this evening:

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Doctors claim some patients

are dying prematurely

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because of winter

pressures on the NHS.

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And still to come...

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We talk to Steven Spielberg

about speaking truth unto power

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in his latest film, The Post.

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Coming up on Sportsday on BBC News:

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The NBA comes to London tonight

for a regular-season game

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but watch chances of having a team

in the capital for good?

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Our Christmas shopping choices have

had some retailers rejoicing,

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but others have reported rather

frugal festive trading figures.

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Tesco says it had a record

Christmas, but M&S suffered falls

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in both its food and clothing sales.

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Here's Emma Simpson.

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The show's over, we've moved on.

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But the Christmas story

for retailers is only

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now becoming clear.

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So who are some of

the winners and losers?

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Tesco has done well,

with sales up today,

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so have many of the other grocers.

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But food sales, usually a bright

spot for Marks & Spencer,

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went into reverse, and there have

been profit warnings at Debenhams,

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Mothercare and Moss Bros.

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Things are certainly more

challenging here on the high street.

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Take House of Fraser,

a business under pressure.

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It saw another fall in sales today.

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And you don't have to go

far to see how the gap

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between the weaker and the stronger

players is widening.

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Here at John Lewis, it's had no

problem pulling customers in.

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It's one of the winners today.

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There's a sort of slight air

of caution about people's attitudes,

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for all sorts of perfectly

understandable reasons,

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but there is demand there.

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You just have to go

and find it, and you have

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to create the conditions

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where people want things,

and of course that comes down

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to having fabulous product.

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And it actually means you have to be

outstanding at online and shops.

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This small but fast-growing

online retailer is doing

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very nicely with shops.

0:19:330:19:34

very nicely without shops.

0:19:340:19:36

And is expecting to grow

sales by 90% this year,

0:19:360:19:39

but some are predicting problems

for the high street ahead.

0:19:390:19:43

This is going to be the year

of retail distress.

0:19:430:19:48

We've already seen bits

of distress percolating

0:19:480:19:51

through even before Christmas,

and I think that the weaker players

0:19:510:19:53

are going to find it too

tough to really survive.

0:19:530:20:01

It's been a season of mixed

fortunes for retailers.

0:20:020:20:04

The new year heralds the clearance

sales and some uncertainty

0:20:040:20:07

about what 2018 will bring.

0:20:070:20:11

Emma Simpson, BBC News.

0:20:110:20:18

A lingerie company has lost its most

prestigious customer - the Queen -

0:20:180:20:21

after its director wrote a book

revealing details of

0:20:210:20:23

royal bra fittings.

0:20:230:20:24

Rigby & Peller had held

the royal warrant since 1960,

0:20:240:20:27

and said it was "deeply saddened"

by the decision to cancel it.

0:20:270:20:32

Company director June Kenton

published her book

0:20:320:20:34

'Storm In a D Cup' last year.

0:20:340:20:42

YouTube has cut some business ties

with a popular video blogger -

0:20:440:20:47

Logan Paul - after he was criticised

for posting a video

0:20:470:20:49

YouTube has cut some business ties

with a popular video blogger -

0:20:490:20:52

appearing to show the body

of a suicide victim.

0:20:520:20:54

The 22-year-old said he felt ashamed

after filming at a location in Japan

0:20:540:20:58

known to be a frequent

site of suicides.

0:20:580:20:59

Logan Paul's channel has more

than 15 million subscribers.

0:20:590:21:02

Here's our Media Editor, Amol Rajan.

0:21:020:21:07

We are going to take a break from

vlogging and each other.

Low-budget,

0:21:070:21:15

confessional and often astonishingly

popular. This couple announced they

0:21:150:21:18

were breaking up on YouTube in a

video seen 15 million times. They

0:21:180:21:23

are part of a phenomenon called

vlogging or

0:21:230:21:32

vlogging or video blogging, very

often on YouTube. The industry has

0:21:320:21:36

created a vast new fleet of online

celebrities.

0:21:360:21:46

celebrities. Many vloggers have a

prolific following. This 22-year-old

0:21:460:21:51

American is a YouTube star or

awards.

I think this definitely

0:21:510:21:57

marks the moment in YouTube history.

This morning YouTube cut business

0:21:570:22:02

ties with him after he posted a

video from Aokigahara Forest,

0:22:020:22:07

intimate as a suicide spot. He

issued an apology to his subscribers

0:22:070:22:12

on YouTube.

I have made a severe and

continuous lapse of my judgment and

0:22:120:22:16

I don't expect to be forgiven. I'm

simply here to apologise.

In a

0:22:160:22:22

statement, YouTube said:

0:22:220:22:32

Vlogging is now hugely popular

business with the likes of Logan

0:22:330:22:38

Paul making money in a variety of

ways. They get paid up to £3 per

0:22:380:22:43

1000 clicks and can top up their

income through merchandising and

0:22:430:22:47

deals with brands and they do all of

that without the more stringent

0:22:470:22:50

controls apply to traditional media.

The boss of Britain's biggest media

0:22:500:22:56

agency wants to see smarter

regulation.

I would definitely like

0:22:560:23:00

to see vloggers with this much reach

and influence to have the sorts of

0:23:000:23:04

regulation traditional broadcasters

have got to adhere to, particularly

0:23:040:23:08

around content that can be

dangerous, can be glamorising or

0:23:080:23:12

condo owning anti-social behaviour,

dangerous behaviour, that can be

0:23:120:23:18

copied by children.

I'm going to be

the biggest entertainer on the

0:23:180:23:21

planet...

Logan Paul is a new kind

of celebrity. For all of the glory

0:23:210:23:29

of the open work, the danger is that

his kind of immaturity exposes

0:23:290:23:34

audiences to material that is in

nobody's interests.

I'm just getting

0:23:340:23:39

warmed up.

0:23:390:23:46

The Oscar-winning director

Steven Spielberg has told the BBC

0:23:460:23:48

he believes President Trump

is using the same tactics

0:23:480:23:50

as Richard Nixon used

during his presidency

0:23:500:23:52

to "try to silence the press."

0:23:520:23:54

The story of 1970s battle

between the media and the Nixon

0:23:540:23:56

administration is the subject

of his latest film, The Post.

0:23:560:23:59

He spoke to our Arts

Editor, Will Gompertz.

0:23:590:24:02

This is a devastating security

breach that was leaked

0:24:020:24:04

out of the Pentagon.

0:24:040:24:05

Before the Watergate Scandal,

there were the Pentagon Papers.

0:24:050:24:09

The first expose a of a cover-up

in the Nixon government

0:24:090:24:13

by the Washington Post,

led by its legendary editor Ben

0:24:130:24:15

Bradlee and publisher Kay Graham.

0:24:150:24:18

Do you have the papers?

0:24:180:24:20

Set in 1971.

0:24:200:24:21

Yes.

0:24:210:24:22

But you have described

it as a timely movie.

0:24:220:24:26

Well, obviously if you flip the 1

and the 7, or the 7 and the 1,

0:24:260:24:32

you really get to see the great arc

of the pendulum that has brought us

0:24:320:24:35

right back to the same tactics

that Richard Nixon used

0:24:350:24:38

to try to silence the press.

0:24:380:24:42

I'm talking about the current

administration and their absolute

0:24:420:24:44

broadsiding of media,

social media, news,

0:24:440:24:45

anybody that offends.

0:24:450:24:53

You know, there is a label

that is immediately attached

0:24:530:24:55

to them, well, that can't be true,

because they're all fake news.

0:24:550:25:03

I mean, it's a lot more

insidious today, by the way,

0:25:050:25:07

than it was in 1971.

0:25:070:25:08

If you publish, we'll be

in the Supreme Court next week.

0:25:080:25:11

Meaning?

0:25:110:25:12

We could all go to prison.

0:25:120:25:15

There's been another massive press

expose the last six months,

0:25:150:25:18

it looks like the endemic sexual

harassment and exploitation

0:25:180:25:20

of women in Hollywood.

0:25:200:25:22

I mean, you're a really senior

figure in Hollywood and you've

0:25:220:25:25

been around a long time.

0:25:250:25:29

Do you ever think, you know

what, I think I could

0:25:290:25:31

have done a bit more to stop this?

0:25:310:25:35

Well, you know, I can only basically

react to that question

0:25:350:25:37

within my own workplace environment.

0:25:370:25:40

Within my organisation,

there weren't incidences,

0:25:400:25:42

except for a couple of years

and years ago, that I would say

0:25:420:25:45

gave me the experiences

to be the authority

0:25:450:25:47

on that question you ask.

0:25:470:25:51

What happened in those incidences?

0:25:510:25:53

Just a couple of incidences, I don't

want to go into detail on them,

0:25:530:25:56

but they happened years and years

ago, where we had

0:25:560:25:59

to let somebody go.

0:25:590:26:00

People are concerned about having

a woman in charge of the paper.

0:26:000:26:03

Think she doesn't have the resolve

to make the tough choices.

0:26:030:26:06

Thank you for your frankness.

0:26:060:26:10

My prediction is that this

watershed moment for women,

0:26:100:26:13

in extolling the courage of women

who, like Katherine Graham,

0:26:130:26:15

with the Pentagon Papers,

with her decision to publish or not

0:26:150:26:19

to publish, so many women have

found their voices and they have

0:26:190:26:22

been given so much support.

0:26:220:26:25

Not just by other women,

but also by certain men.

0:26:250:26:29

I think this is not just

another news cycle.

0:26:290:26:31

I think this is a permanent

change in the culture.

0:26:310:26:36

Maybe.

0:26:360:26:38

But as Kay Graham showed

with her courageous leadership

0:26:380:26:40

of the Washington Post,

exposing deeply rooted corrupt

0:26:400:26:42

behaviour is one thing -

changing it is quite another.

0:26:420:26:45

Will Gompertz, BBC News.

0:26:450:26:49

Time for a look at the weather.

0:26:490:26:50

Here's Helen Willetts.

0:26:500:26:53

It's been a tale of two halves

today, such contrast in the weather

0:26:560:27:01

so let's start with the western side

of the UK, the sunnier parts.

0:27:010:27:07

Further east we have the remnants of

all weak weather front which has

0:27:070:27:13

brought rain to Scarborough. The

rain is tending to peter out but

0:27:130:27:17

there's an awful lot of cloud. Where

we have had clear skies the fault is

0:27:170:27:21

beginning again and in Northern

Ireland for the second day the fog

0:27:210:27:28

didn't clear. It should clear more

readily tomorrow. There will be for

0:27:280:27:32

in western parts of England and

dance was the south as well, and

0:27:320:27:36

given that temperatures in cities

could be freezing it could mean

0:27:360:27:43

freezing fog tomorrow. Again, it is

going to be an issue for the rush

0:27:430:27:50

hour, Scotland and north-west

England, for a time Northern

0:27:500:27:53

Ireland, parts of eastern Wales into

many parts of the Midlands and

0:27:530:27:58

Central and southern England. It

will be widespread but more patchy.

0:27:580:28:04

It eventually clears from most parts

but we have that complication of the

0:28:040:28:07

weather front with its cloud around

and the drizzly showers again, so

0:28:070:28:11

yes of course there will be some

sunshine and some breaks in the

0:28:110:28:15

cloud, lifted by the freshening

breeze, but it is then starting to

0:28:150:28:19

change weather-wise. This comes

through tomorrow night, rain from

0:28:190:28:23

Northern Ireland and a fairly stiff

breeze as well so we shouldn't have

0:28:230:28:26

as much frost going into Saturday

morning. But we have that rain

0:28:260:28:30

stagnating in the west, a lot of

cloud further east so I think we

0:28:300:28:36

will keep a lot of cloudy and grey

weather this weekend. But then it

0:28:360:28:39

all changes into next week because

once the weather front fizzles out,

0:28:390:28:41

we have this one coming in from the

Atlantic. Firstly heavy rain and

0:28:410:28:46

gales, then rather wintry weather on

the cards.

0:28:460:28:49

That's all from the BBC News at Six

so it's goodbye from me

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