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Hello, this is Breakfast,

with Charlie Stayt and Naga

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Munchetty.

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Hopes for a breakthrough on Brexit

as the Prime Minister

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arrives in Brussels.

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After days of deadlock over

the Irish border and negotiations

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lasting late into the night,

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Theresa May is and EU negotiatiors

are expected to make

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an announcement this morning.

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Good morning.

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It's Friday, the 8th of December.

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Also this morning:

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Firefighters are stretched

to the limit and nearly 200,000

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residents are evacuated

in California as more

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wildfires break out.

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Good morning.

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Failing to pay the minimum wage.

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260 companies, including

Primark and Sports Direct,

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are named and shamed

by the government.

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I'll have the details.

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In sport, Ronaldo rules again.

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For the second year running,

and fifth time overall,

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Christiano Ronaldo has been named

the world's best player.

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He pips Messi and Neymar

to the Ballon D'or.

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And the winner is... Coventry!

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A night of celebration for the city,

after it's awarded the next UK

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City of Culture.

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And snow has been falling overnight.

Warnings of disruption later in the

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day.

Carol has the full forecast.

Snow has been falling in the north

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and west of the UK and in the

Midlands. That will continue through

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today. Some snow showers getting

into eastern areas and there is ice

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to watch out for first thing. A cold

day as well and windy, but not as

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windy as yesterday. A full forecast

in 15 minutes.

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Good morning.

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First, our main story.

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Theresa May has just arrived

in Brussels after intense

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negotiations which continued

throughout the night to try to break

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the deadlock over the Irish border

in Brexit negotiations.

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We can talk now to our political

correspondent Chris Mason

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who's in Westminster.

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You are really where the story began

in a way. In the early hours of the

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morning presumably you've got the

nod that the May was going to

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Brussels and this is a significant

moment. We await the details of what

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will be said.

We got the first hint

that something was afoot yesterday

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evening when there was a plan for an

update from one of the officials in

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Brussels on the Brexit negotiations

and then since then it has been a

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very long evening and a very long

night. The huge number of calls

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taking place. The Prime Minister

involved in the thick of it.

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Conversations with Dublin and

Belfast and also with Brussels and

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then in the middle of the night, as

you say, the story moving from here

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to Brussels, with the Prime Minister

and Brexit secretary getting onboard

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a plane to the Belgian capital and

within the next couple of hours, a

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very busy couple of hours, we are

likely to hear from all of the main

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players on the British and EU side,

with their updates and the

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expectation that a deal has now been

done. It will be very interesting to

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hear the response from the Irish

government in Dublin, given what

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happened a few days ago and their

particular concerns around the Irish

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border and crucially from Northern

Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party,

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that's propping up Theresa May's

government and managed to scupper

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the whole prospect of the deal,

witty much as it was being agreed in

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Brussels at the beginning of the

week. So with will be well worth

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keeping an eye on Brussels as well.

Thank you. So from Westminster to

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Brussels, where the reason may

risibly landed, our Brussels

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correspondent joins us -- Theresa

May landed. This couple between

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Michel Barnier and Theresa May has

happened. Will it pay the way for

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better negotiations?

I think the

Prime Minister and David Davis would

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not have got on a plane in virtually

the middle of the night, arrived

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here in the dark and phoned us

journalists just after 4am your time

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if they thought it would be a repeat

of what happened on Monday, when

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everyone came here, and hopes were

high that a deal would be done and

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then it didn't happen. What this is

about is the EU deciding that enough

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progress has been made in the first

days of Brexit talks, which is all

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about divorce related issues,

citizens rights, money, but northern

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Irish border, for talks to them

progress to phase talk about trade,

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a transition deal and the future

partnership between the two. So this

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is about deciding that enough

progress has been made in phase one

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to get moving. A lot of stuff will

happen. President Juncker with and

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Michel Barnier, the chief

negotiator, are sitting down to

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Brett test with the Prime Minister

and David Davis. We think they will

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do a press conference and then

Theresa May will meet Donald Tusk,

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the man

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very important documents. One will

be a joint report... INAUDIBLE...

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Guidelines, the instructions from

Michel Barnier for the second phase,

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the trade talks. And a quick hit of

info, all of this was negotiated

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last night while Downing Street will

have on the staff Christmas party.

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What a way to celebrate! Thanks very

much. We do like a bit of behind the

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scenes knowledge.

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And we're expecting an announcement

on any potential deal in the next

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hour or so.

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We'll keep you updated.

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A number of new wildfires have

started in southern California,

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stretching firefighters

to the limit.

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Nearly 200,000 people

have now been evacuated.

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Planes have been diverted to one

of the latest blazes

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in San Diego county and officials

say over 400 buildings

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have been destroyed.

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Our North America correspondent

James Cook reports.

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The American west was never really

teamed. The weather was always wild

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and dangerous and in a warming world

it seems to be getting worse. The

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wind has just picked up here in the

past few minutes and the fire is

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really flaring up on the hillside

there, and pushing along the canyon.

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There are some homes down there. We

can hear shouts in the valley and

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there are some families refusing to

leave. The Walkers are among them.

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It wouldn't add to the door, but

they were inside and intent on

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staying put, spike the danger

lurking nearby -- answer the door.

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At least two dozen horses have died

in the fire, the worst here in

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living memories. In the exclusive

suburb of lead they attacked the

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fires aggressively, successfully

saving many homes -- Bel Air. Lionel

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Ritchie and Paris Hilton were among

those forced to flee. Every

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firefighting aircraft in the US has

been summoned to California and they

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are making a big difference. In

times of crisis, extraordinary

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moments of compassion. Here, a man

apparently in distressed, runs to

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rescue a rabbit. One little life

saved. Several new fires have broken

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out in the past few hours,

containing them is a superhuman

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effort, but Mother Nature is likely

to have the last word.

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A 'day of rage' is being planned

by Palestinians angered by America's

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recognition of Jerusalem

as the capital of Israel.

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Around 30 demonstrators were injured

in clashes with Israeli

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forces in the West Bank yesterday.

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They have warned against cancelling

talks with might p Garma -- might

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hence you will be set in a couple of

weeks.

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A student who died weeks

after starting at university

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was failed by "every NHS

organisation that should have cared

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for her", a review has found.

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Averil Hart, who was 19,

died of a heart attack caused

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by anorexia in 2012.

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The Parliamentary and Health Service

Ombudsman says her death

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could and should

have been prevented.

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NHS England has apologised and says

it's making "real progress"

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with eating disorder services.

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Snow, ice and windy conditions

are set to sweep across large parts

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of the UK today, as Storm Caroline

heads towards Scandinavia.

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Severe gales have already

caused disruption to air,

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rail and ferry services.

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Yellow "be aware" weather warnings

have been issued across much

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of Scotland, Northern Ireland,

Wales and north-west England,

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with up to eight inches of snow

expected in some areas.

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Of course Carol will bring us the

latest on that and tell us which

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areas are likely to be worst hit

later in the programme.

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Two of the country's

biggest discount retailers,

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Primark and Sports Direct,

have been forced to pay back

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thousands of staff who were paid

less than the minimum wage.

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Overall, 260 companies have been

fined for failing to pay their staff

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the right amount.

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Victoria's here.

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Good morning. How widespread is this

problem?

It really is quite

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widespread. This is the 13th time

the government has had to come out

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with this list and they've found

16,000 workers, more than any other

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time they've done this list, are

being underpaid. The biggest

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culprits were Primark and sports

direct. Primark had about 10,000

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workers and they were getting them

to pay for their own uniforms.

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Primark have said they have changed

their policy and given their money

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back. The other big offender was

Sports Direct and the two big

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recruitment companies that give them

extra staff at busy times, like

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Christmas. They say this is an

historic problem, they've paid it

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back. So far the government is

spending about 25 million trying to

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make sure that companies are paying

the right wage to their staff, but

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no one so far has been prosecuted.

If you do think this is you, get in

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touch with the ombudsman and find

out if you have a case. They will go

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to HMRC for you and about 200 cases

are currently in progress.

How long

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has this -- is this process likely

to get, to get your money back?

It

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can take some time. There was an

investigation by the Guardian into

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Sports Direct, for example, and they

found that although Sports Direct

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you about the problem they were very

slow to sort it out and give the pay

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back.

Thanks very much.

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Prison inspectors have found high

levels of serious violence,

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chronic staff shortages and filthy

conditions at one of Britain's

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biggest jails, Wormwood Scrubs,

for the third year in a row.

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They also found areas

of the west London prison,

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which houses 1,200 inmates,

were strewn with litter,

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attracting rats and cockroaches.

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The Ministry of Justice says it's

taken "decisive action" to address

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the problems.

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Coventry has been chosen as the UK

city of culture for 2021.

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It beat submissions from Paisley,

Stoke on Trent, Sunderland

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and Swansea to win the title.

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The bid team said their plans

were "about changing the reputation

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of a city" as well as hosting a year

of cultural celebration.

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There's 40 million people within two

hours drive. We are looking at 2.5

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million 5,000,020 21. We are going

to do something incredibly special

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and give something special to the

UK. -- 2.5 million by 2021.

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Over to the sport now.

The Ballon d'Or was given to the

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world's best foot all and there is

the latest winner, again, Cristiano

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Ronaldo -- footballer. Since 2007

there have only been two names on

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it, Cristiano Ronaldo or Lionel

Messi. In the past it has been

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George Best, among others. It means

now in terms of the number of golden

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balls on the mantelpiece it is now

five all between Cristiano Ronaldo

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and Lionel Messi.

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For the second year running it's

the Portugese and Real Madrid

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star Ronaldo, who has been given

the Ballon D'or for the world's best

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player to draw level

with his great rival,

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Messi.

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Wales say they're extremely

disappointed they won't stage any

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matches at Euro 2020.

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The matches taken away

from Brussels, due to stadium

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difficulties, have been given

to Wembley Stadium instead.

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That will now stage seven matches,

including the final and semi

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finals.

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In front of the lowest ever crowd at

the Emirates, Arsenal got some

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shooting practice on the Europa

League last night. Already qualified

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they'd be 6-0. Everton also won,

despite being already knocked out of

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the competition.

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And Ronnie O'Sullivan heaves a sigh

of relief as he scrapes

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into the quarter finals of the UK

snooker championship in York.

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In this tournament of upsets,

he was taken to the wire

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by Sunny Akani of Thailand.

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So Ronnie O'Sullivan, one of the

only seeds left in the competition

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now.

It was chilly this morning. Did you

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have snow when you are coming in?

I didn't have any. I saw loads. Big

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flakes. Not settled. It has got to

be warm to snow.

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There is a fine point.

Obviously I'm just talking nonsense.

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That grew to know small. It was a

little bit warmer. When the snow

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comes down it always feels like it

will be really cold, and then the

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next day when it's a bit warmer it

snows.

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Sort

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snows.

Sort of... . Of us this morning it

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was 10 degrees colder than

yesterday. But I've got some lovely

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Weather Watchers pictures to show

you, send him overnight. This one is

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from Northern Ireland. We've seen

lying snow. With C falling nicely in

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Northern Ireland. More to come

today. This one is from Aviemore,

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currently seven centimetres of lying

snow. Other parts of the north and

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west have seen some snow and as will

as ice there's the risk of some

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travel disruption because there's

more snow on cards. The storm has

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pushed away towards Scandinavia, but

as you can see the isobars across as

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are still tightly packed. They are

coming straight down from the

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Arctic, where the wind is coming

from, so it is going to feel it

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today. -- bitter. Yesterday we had

13- 14 and now we are looking at

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about freezing. Temperature will

write the morning. Nothing

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especially substantial. Three in

London by the time we get to eight

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a.m.. A lot of dry weather and

sunshine and some snow showers

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across the moors. Snow showers

getting across the Midlands and a

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lot of dry weather into England.

Watch out for ice. Snow showers

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continue to come in on the gusty

winds across the of Scotland and the

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same can be said across Northern

Ireland will stop as we move across

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the Irish Sea and Isle of Man, again

further snow showers piling on

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across Wales. Cold with the risk of

ice. Through the day there will be a

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large swathe of the country that

remains dry. You can see down

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towards the far south-east. But they

will continue across parts of

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Scotland, Northern Ireland, through

Wales, southern counties as well and

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in between them we will also have

sunny skies. No heatwave. These are

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the maximum temperatures. One in

Edinburgh and maybe four into

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southern England. 3D evening and

overnight it won't be as windy. --

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through the evening. Snow showers

through Scotland and into the west,

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driven on that wind. Again it will

be cold enough for some ice towards

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the west. These are the overnight

temperatures in

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there will be a lot of dry weather

around. A fair bit of... INAUDIBLE.

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Coming in on the wind, which will be

lighter. Then you can see the next

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system waiting in the wings. That

will come in from the south-west.

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It will bring in some rain and

milder air but on the leading edge

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we have snow. The snow distribution

is still open to question. This is

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what we think coming into Northern

Ireland, through the Midlands, down

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north of the M4 corridor here comes

the milder air. Snow pushes further

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north-east and for the north of the

country something dry and sunny.

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Wherever you are, north of where you

see that eight it will feel cold. So

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if you like it cold, you are in for

a treat! You know I don't... More

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than anybody you don't like it!

Exactly. Thank you. I did try to

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save...

You agreed with me. It can be too

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cold to snow.

But just because Mike agrees, it

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doesn't mean very much. If that was

the marker...

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You are probably right. Unless it's

bought. -- sport.

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Let's take a look at today's papers.

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Let's take a look at today's papers.

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Everything we are doing is geared

around what's happening in Brussels

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this morning, we are expecting an

announcement, Theresa May has landed

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in Brussels in the last 20 minutes,

we saw the first handshake. There's

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a number of press conferences

planned within the next hour to do

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with the Brexit breakthrough.

Can I

say a couple of things that have

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happened? There was a disagreement

with the DUP and the leader of the

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DUP, Arlene Foster, has said we have

clear confirmation the whole UK is

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leaving the singles market and

customs union, that was a sticking

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point. The Northern Ireland DUP

leader Arlene Foster has said there

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are still issues on Brexit we want

clarified but we ran out of time and

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amusingly and aid to Jean-Claude

Juncker has tweeted a picture of

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white smoke, in relation to what

happens when you get a new Pope.

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Clearly announcements on Brexit

hugely significant in relation...

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Whatever they are to do with

business more generally?

Good

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morning, that's right, what tends to

happen is every time we get a bit of

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good news, all white smoke when it

comes to Brexit, we see the value of

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the pound increasing, a bit more

confidence in the UK economy. What

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tends to happen is the companies in

the FTSE 100, the biggest companies

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in the UK, or listed in the UK, the

value of those tends to go down

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because a lot of them are actually

foreign companies so they make their

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earnings in currencies that aren't

the pound. Weekend to see a bit of a

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switch where we see the pound rise

and we see the value of things like

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pension funds that Arlington to the

FTSE 100 fall -- weekend to see.

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Another thing is Bitcoin, do you

know about this? The crypto

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currency.

10,000 it went through.

That was a few days ago, it went

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through $19,000 overnight, it's gone

down again, absolutely crazy on its

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about ten years old now and it's on

the front page of a number of the

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papers, one on the front page of the

FT and the Times, massive variations

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in price. What happens is because it

is so crazy, lots of people are

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using to use them, they say it is

too volatile and we can't use it.

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It's been interesting, hasn't the

Bank of England governor even

0:19:450:19:49

caution or there have been comments

about bear in mind this isn't backed

0:19:490:19:53

by a government?

Two thirds of UK

investors say this isn't

0:19:530:19:58

sustainable, it's a bubble.

Mike?

I

don't know how many have letters

0:19:580:20:02

after our name. Charlie? BAE, Ph.D.

?

None of those.

You could make them

0:20:020:20:10

up! If you are an Olympian and you

could apply to have Olly after your

0:20:100:20:15

name, Sir Mo Farah OLY. They want

athletes who have competed at the

0:20:150:20:23

Olympics to have recognition for

what they have achieved, this is in

0:20:230:20:27

the Mail, according to the IOC. If

you had a name like Ollie you would

0:20:270:20:37

be Ollie OLY. Brussels have had the

matches they were going to stage at

0:20:370:20:41

Euro 2020 taken of them because

they're worse doubts about whether

0:20:410:20:45

the stadiums would be ready in time

so this time they are going to be

0:20:450:20:52

spread around 12 countries. When the

matches came away from Wales,

0:20:520:20:58

Brussels, Wales and Scotland got

excited, Cardiff has got excited,

0:20:580:21:04

Wembley had three and now they have

seven and Wales empty-handed.

We

0:21:040:21:08

often talk about people taking up

sports later in life, you have done

0:21:080:21:13

this quite a lot.

You haven't really

got the best of Charlie this

0:21:130:21:17

morning, have you?

Sheila Hancock,

84, has taken up weightlifting.

It

0:21:170:21:26

is great for osteoporosis, it

improves your bone density,

0:21:260:21:29

excellent for women of a certain age

and so go and do it!

Sports that

0:21:290:21:36

increase your body mass are better

when you get older rather than

0:21:360:21:40

running marathons.

And less impact

but bone density so important.

0:21:400:21:44

Absolutely, as muscles waste away.

0:21:440:21:48

Do you know much about Coventry?

0:21:480:21:50

It's the birthplace of the poet

Philip Larkin and the best-selling

0:21:500:21:53

author Lee Child.

0:21:530:21:54

Now Coventry has another claim

to fame, it's just been named

0:21:540:21:57

as the UK's City

of Culture for 2021.

0:21:570:21:59

It beat off stiff

competition from Swansea,

0:21:590:22:01

Paisley, Stoke-on-Trent

and Sunderland to be

0:22:010:22:03

crowned the winner.

0:22:030:22:04

Our arts and entertainment

0:22:040:22:05

correspondent Colin Paterson

is there.

0:22:050:22:06

Colin, a few sore heads

in Coventry this morning?

0:22:060:22:15

A very special night. Everyone I've

spoken to have said it's been the

0:22:150:22:19

happiest day in the city since they

won the FA Cup in 1987. I'm trying

0:22:190:22:24

to learn about Coventry, I'm in the

Herbert art gallery and museum, this

0:22:240:22:30

is Henry VI, the man who signed the

charter that turned Coventry into a

0:22:300:22:34

city, it's now a City of Culture,

here are some prehistoric noises.

0:22:340:22:39

Normally louder than that! Come this

way and we can find out about the

0:22:390:22:44

industrial past. We know about the

car industry and how important it

0:22:440:22:48

was but this is one of the weeds

that was used, the looms that was

0:22:480:22:52

used when it was the ribbon industry

and if you come here, that's the

0:22:520:22:56

chief executive we will be talking

to in a minute, this is George

0:22:560:23:01

Elliott's writing desk, Middlemarch

was written at this very writing

0:23:010:23:05

desk in about the 1840s. Now, last

night, as we said, there was a lot

0:23:050:23:12

of jumping up and down.

0:23:120:23:18

And the winner is... Coventry.

CHEERING

Of this was the moment

0:23:180:23:22

Coventry was chosen to be the new UK

City of Culture. The city's bid

0:23:220:23:28

focused on youth and adversity, that

was key in it clinching the title.

A

0:23:280:23:34

huge opportunity for the city to

make such a massive difference.

0:23:340:23:38

Amazing, I'm so excited. It's really

paid off all the work we've done,

0:23:380:23:42

amazing, so happy.

I love the city

and I'm so happy today.

The ghost

0:23:420:23:49

town has gone, moved on.

Coventry

has grown... Coventry will have

0:23:490:23:54

until 2021 to prepare a calendar

full of arts and performance events.

0:23:540:23:59

40 million people within two hours

Drive time, we're looking at

0:23:590:24:03

visitors of two million in 2021,

we're going to do something special

0:24:030:24:07

and give something special to the

UK.

Amid the wreckage of a noble

0:24:070:24:11

city, crushed by the force of

hundreds of tons of bombs...

The

0:24:110:24:15

price includes a £3 million Heritage

lottery grant, a welcome boost to a

0:24:150:24:20

city that suffered from the decline

of the British motoring industry and

0:24:200:24:24

the devastation of bombing in World

War Two.

Our voices of diversity,

0:24:240:24:28

all our stories, all our journeys...

The title is awarded every four

0:24:280:24:35

years and Coventry will hope to

emulate the success of Hull, which

0:24:350:24:40

is currently the UK City of Culture,

something the judges considered too.

0:24:400:24:44

We were looking for the city that

would actually give us the biggest

0:24:440:24:48

impact across the UK, because it is

the UK City of Culture, and all we

0:24:480:24:53

raise the bar a bit with what Hull

has done in this fantastic year as

0:24:530:24:57

well.

The city's most famous musical

exports are the Specials. In 1981

0:24:570:25:08

they reached number one with Ghost

Town, all about urban decay in

0:25:080:25:14

Coventry. In 2021, the Goes Town

will become a party town for a whole

0:25:140:25:21

year in a city dreaming about being

reborn. Colin Paterson, BBC News,

0:25:210:25:26

Coventry.

0:25:260:25:28

I'm joined by Martin Reeves, the

chief executive of Coventry City

0:25:280:25:32

Council. What does this mean to the

city?

Everything. Exhilaration. We

0:25:320:25:37

have been looked through as a city

for far too long and here is our

0:25:370:25:41

opportunity to shine culturally for

our people on a national and

0:25:410:25:44

international stage.

What will

happen in four years time then?

It's

0:25:440:25:49

incredible, physically as we have

seen with Hull, a different city, it

0:25:490:25:53

will feel and look different but

most of all through culture and the

0:25:530:25:57

arts with an amazing diverse

programme of young and diverse

0:25:570:25:59

people we will think these people

have ownership of their city again.

0:25:590:26:07

Ghost Town to Host Town, it's

amazing.

How much damage did the

0:26:070:26:12

Specials do with that song?

That was

our past, though, there were some

0:26:120:26:18

great assets, a mediaeval city, an

industrial past but now we have to

0:26:180:26:22

protect our confidence into the

future. Our young people don't

0:26:220:26:26

remember the Ghost Town but they

remember the amazing stuff ahead of

0:26:260:26:30

us and they want to be part of 2021.

We will find out more on commentary

0:26:300:26:35

through

0:26:350:29:53

as rain but watch this space.

0:29:530:29:54

I'm back with the latest

from the BBC London newsroom

0:29:540:29:56

in half an hour.

0:29:560:29:57

Bye for now.

0:29:570:29:58

Hello.

0:30:000:30:01

This is Breakfast,

with Naga Munchetty and

0:30:010:30:03

Charlie Stayt.

0:30:030:30:08

We'll bring you all

the latest news and sport

0:30:080:30:10

in a moment.

0:30:100:30:11

Plenty coming up.

0:30:110:30:13

Averil Hart was just 19

when she died of anorexia.

0:30:130:30:16

Now a damning report says her death

was an "avoidable tragedy",

0:30:160:30:19

with every NHS service she came

into contact with missing

0:30:190:30:21

opportunities to save her life.

0:30:210:30:28

We'll speak to her father later.

0:30:280:30:33

Bring up a conversation and she will

be like, we're not talking about

0:30:330:30:37

this right now.

0:30:370:30:38

Do you know how to talk to your kids

about tricky subjects

0:30:380:30:42

like sex, or drugs?

0:30:420:30:43

As new research finds parents

are skirting around the difficult

0:30:430:30:46

issues, we'll find out how to have

those frank conversations at home.

0:30:460:30:49

It's kept millions of us

gripped every Sunday night,

0:30:490:30:51

now Blue Planet 2 is

drawing to a close.

0:30:510:30:54

We'll recap our favourite moments

with the programme's producers.

0:30:540:30:58

Good morning.

0:30:580:31:00

Here's a summary of this morning's

main stories from BBC News.

0:31:000:31:02

Theresa May has arrived in Brussels

after intense negotiations

0:31:020:31:05

which continued throughout the night

to try to break the deadlock

0:31:050:31:08

in the Brexit talks.

0:31:080:31:14

Let's take you through what we

understand to be the sequence of

0:31:140:31:19

events. Phone calls at about four

a.m.. An early-morning flight by

0:31:190:31:23

Theresa May to Brussels. And in the

next few minutes a joint conference

0:31:230:31:28

between Theresa May and Jean-Claude

Juncker. A breakthrough is what we

0:31:280:31:31

are told. A -- we are waiting that

conference.

0:31:310:31:38

Let's speak to our Brussels

reporter, Kevin Connolly.

0:31:380:31:41

What are we expecting?

0:31:410:31:44

What are we expecting?

0:31:440:31:45

The truth is we are hearing very

little by way of detail from anybody

0:31:450:31:50

involved in the talks, but we think

it's reasonable to assume that the

0:31:500:31:53

reason they would not have made this

rather dramatic dash to Brussels if

0:31:530:31:57

a deal wasn't in place -- Theresa

May. This is of course the deal that

0:31:570:32:03

collapsed rather dramatically on

Monday. The deal that was meant to

0:32:030:32:07

get the Brexit talks to move on from

the first phase, the divorce Bill,

0:32:070:32:12

the Irish border and citizens rights

and get them to wear Theresa May

0:32:120:32:16

wants them to me, on the issue of

the UK's future trading relationship

0:32:160:32:20

with the European Union. That

decision will be taken by EU leaders

0:32:200:32:26

next week at a summit in Brussels,

if the deal is done today. We don't

0:32:260:32:30

know what the details are and we

don't know how Theresa May and the

0:32:300:32:35

British government got the problems

over the Irish border I end out --

0:32:350:32:42

ironed out, but there's a real sense

that after a rather sticky week in

0:32:420:32:46

Brussels it now seems as though the

bump in the road in the process has

0:32:460:32:51

been overcome. It won't be the last

bump in the road, but Theresa May

0:32:510:32:55

will see this as quite an

achievement, as long as it sticks

0:32:550:32:59

the morning.

Thank you. Let's keep

you up-to-date. We should maybe go

0:32:590:33:03

back to the images. That's the

hallway where we are expecting the

0:33:030:33:07

press conference to take place --

the hall where. It will take place

0:33:070:33:13

sometime in the next few hours, but

we will bring it to you as it

0:33:130:33:17

happens. There is a -- images on

Twitter, a working breakfast which

0:33:170:33:22

is happening right now.

The press aide to Jean-Claude

0:33:220:33:28

Juncker has tweeted the handshake

which are between Jean-Claude

0:33:280:33:32

Juncker and Theresa May. And of

course the Brexit secretary David

0:33:320:33:37

Davis is also there with Theresa

May. We are expecting a preference

0:33:370:33:43

-- press conference later and will

bring it to you as it happens.

0:33:430:33:47

Wildfires have happened in southern

California, stretching firefighters

0:33:470:33:50

to their limit. Any thousands of

people have been evacuated from

0:33:500:33:54

their homes and planes have been

diverted to one of the main places

0:33:540:33:58

in San Diego. Officials say more

than 400 buildings have been

0:33:580:34:02

destroyed. A state of emergency has

been declared.

0:34:020:34:04

A "day of rage" is being planned

by Palestinians angered by America's

0:34:040:34:07

recognition of Jerusalem

as the capital of Israel.

0:34:070:34:09

Around 30 demonstrators were injured

in clashes with Israeli forces

0:34:090:34:12

in the West Bank yesterday.

0:34:120:34:15

The US has warned Palestinians

against cancelling talks

0:34:150:34:17

with vice-President Mike Pence,

who'll visit the Middle East in less

0:34:170:34:20

than two weeks' time.

0:34:200:34:24

Two of the country's Digg is the

retailers have been forced to pay

0:34:240:34:30

back thousands of staff who were

paid less than the minimum wage.

0:34:300:34:35

Primark and Sports Direct are among

250 companies which have been named

0:34:350:34:40

and shamed, for failing to pay

workers when there were travelling

0:34:400:34:43

between jobs, not paying overtime

and deducting money for uniforms.

0:34:430:34:47

All firms on the list say the issues

have now been rectified.

0:34:470:34:52

Prison inspectors have found high

levels of serious violence,

0:34:520:34:55

chronic staff shortages and filthy

conditions at one of Britain's

0:34:550:34:58

biggest jails, Wormwood Scrubs,

for the third year in a row.

0:34:580:35:01

They also found areas

of the west London prison,

0:35:010:35:03

which houses 1,200 inmates,

were strewn with litter,

0:35:030:35:05

attracting rats and cockroaches.

0:35:050:35:06

The Ministry of Justice says it's

taken "decisive action"

0:35:060:35:09

to address the problems.

0:35:090:35:18

Mike has the sport now.

We are talking golden balls.

0:35:180:35:21

Ronaldo now has five! It's quite a

nice number. Symmetrical.

0:35:210:35:26

That's true. It was 2001 when the

last Briton won it. Before that it

0:35:260:35:37

was the Charlton, among others.

Did David Beckham ever win at?

0:35:370:35:43

No, he came second. Close. You have

to go back to 2007 for the last time

0:35:430:35:49

it wasn't either Cristiano Ronaldo

are Lionel Messi taking it home.

0:35:490:35:55

It's the Ballon D'or awarded

to the world's best player.

0:35:550:35:58

For the second year running

football journalists,

0:35:580:36:00

decided Christiano Ronaldo

needed another golden ball

0:36:000:36:02

for his mantelpiece.

0:36:020:36:03

He won the Champions

League with Real Madrid,

0:36:030:36:05

as well as the Spanish

domestic title.

0:36:050:36:07

It means he now equals Messi's

own tally of five of these awards.

0:36:070:36:10

He also got a baby globe for his

latest baby daughter, born in

0:36:100:36:16

November.

0:36:160:36:18

I still have the motivation to be

Cristiano, to play with happiness,

0:36:180:36:22

so the main word is happy.

0:36:220:36:24

Enjoy myself.

0:36:240:36:30

I'm still motivated and I play

in a fantastic club and a fantastic

0:36:300:36:33

national team, so let's see

what the future brings.

0:36:330:36:36

At this moment I'm very happy.

0:36:360:36:38

That was Ronaldo speaking last night

halfway up the Eiffel Tower in

0:36:380:36:41

Paris.

0:36:410:36:44

Wales say they're extremely

disappointed they won't get

0:36:440:36:48

to stage any of the

matches at Euro 2020.

0:36:480:36:51

They reached the semi finals

in Paris last year of course.

0:36:510:36:54

But Wembley will now host seven

games at Euro 2020 after Brussels

0:36:540:36:57

lost the right to host matches

for the tournament.

0:36:570:36:59

Wembley was already scheduled

to hold the semi-finals and final

0:36:590:37:02

but will now also host three group

games and a last 16 tie.

0:37:020:37:06

It was a lowest ever crowd

at Arsenal's Emirates stadium,

0:37:060:37:08

but the 30,000 that did turn up

were treated to six of the best

0:37:080:37:12

as Arsenal warmed up for the knock

out phase of the Europa League,

0:37:120:37:16

thrashing Bartey Borisov of Belarus.

0:37:160:37:20

The Gunners were already through,

hence the crowd of 30,000,

0:37:200:37:22

although lots of clubs

would be pleased with that.

0:37:220:37:25

A cracking strike from a 20-year-old

and and at last a win in Europe

0:37:250:37:28

for Everton.

0:37:280:37:29

It's far too late for

them to go through,

0:37:290:37:31

but young Ademola Lookman

looked the part in Cyprus

0:37:310:37:36

and Everton gave debuts to five

youngsters in the 3-0 win,

0:37:360:37:40

as they now prepare to face

Liverpool in the Merseyside derby

0:37:400:37:43

at the weekend.

0:37:430:37:44

Five-time winner Ronnie O'Sullivan

is through to the quarter-finals

0:37:440:37:50

of the UK Snooker Championship,

but only just after a six frames

0:37:500:37:53

to five win over

Thailand's Sunny Akani.

0:37:530:37:55

O'Sullivan rode his luck as he came

from behind three times in the best

0:37:550:37:59

of 11 match to progress.

0:37:590:38:01

Moeen Ali says the team still

believe they can turn around the

0:38:010:38:07

Ashes series, despite their defeat

in Adelaide. He didn't bowl as much

0:38:070:38:12

as he would have liked because of an

injury to his finger but he says

0:38:120:38:16

that would have healed in time for

the third test in Perth, which

0:38:160:38:19

starts next Thursday.

0:38:190:38:21

I didn't bowl as much in the second

innings, which was actually quite

0:38:210:38:25

good for my finger. Hopefully

another week or at least five or six

0:38:250:38:30

days will be quite good for it. In

the first couple of days we were

0:38:300:38:37

poor and then we started to fight

back. That fight brought us closer

0:38:370:38:40

together. We still have a chance. It

is a slight chance, but we've got a

0:38:400:38:47

good enough team and we've shown the

fight in this team, that we can

0:38:470:38:51

compete.

0:38:510:38:51

Scotland's Kelsey MacDonald is two

shots off the lead at the halfway

0:38:510:38:54

stage of the Dubai Ladies' Classic.

0:38:540:38:56

She's eight under par

after her opening two rounds,

0:38:560:38:58

just behind leader Anne van

Dam of the Netherlands.

0:38:580:39:01

England's Georgia Hall is a shot

further back on seven under.

0:39:010:39:07

Now, last week we heard

about the people at the top

0:39:070:39:10

of their sporting game

who are competing for BBC

0:39:100:39:13

Sports Personality of the Year.

0:39:130:39:14

Today, we have the rising stars

shortlisted for the BBC

0:39:140:39:17

Young Sports Personality

of the Year award.

0:39:170:39:19

This year, Ellie Downie became

the first British gymnast to win

0:39:190:39:22

all-around gold at a major

international event with victory

0:39:220:39:24

at the European Championships.

0:39:240:39:26

She also won silvers and bronze.

0:39:260:39:35

Phil Foden claimed the Golden Ball

Award at the Under-17 World Cup,

0:39:350:39:38

after helping inspire

England to victory.

0:39:380:39:40

The midfielder scored twice

as they came from behind to beat

0:39:400:39:43

Spain 5-2 in the final.

0:39:430:39:49

I've trained with this next nominee.

0:39:490:39:52

And she races at 60 miles per hour,

without being able to see.

0:39:520:39:56

Did you do that? No.

0:39:560:40:03

The visually impaired teenager

Millie Knight and her guide

0:40:030:40:05

Brett Wild won downhill gold

at the World Para-alpine Skiing

0:40:050:40:08

Championships.

0:40:080:40:08

The winner will be revealed

at the ceremony in Liverpool

0:40:080:40:11

in just over ten days.

0:40:110:40:13

They are in good company. Well,

Ellie Downie won it in 2014. But she

0:40:130:40:22

still qualifies because you only

have to be 17 at the start of the

0:40:220:40:26

year, even though she is now 18. We

will have lots of backstage

0:40:260:40:30

interviews. It's part of the main

show. Sunday the 17th of December,

0:40:300:40:37

which was -- is a week on Sunday.

And then it is another big week

0:40:370:40:43

after that.

Is that?

0:40:430:40:45

Yes, Christmas! Straight to the

Brussels press conference which is

0:40:450:40:52

under way.

The Prime Minister and

that's the reason why I would like

0:40:520:41:03

to thank the Prime Minister for the

determination. I would also like to

0:41:030:41:09

thank Michel Barnier and David

Davis, for the extremely hard and

0:41:090:41:14

skilful work over the last weeks and

months. We discussed the joint

0:41:140:41:21

report had agreed with the

negotiators. Prime Minister May has

0:41:210:41:26

assured me that it has the backing

of the UK government. On that basis,

0:41:260:41:32

I believe we have now made the

progress we needed. Today's result

0:41:320:41:41

is of course a compromise. It isn't

a -- is a result after an intense

0:41:410:41:52

discussion between us and the UK. As

in any negotiation both side has to

0:41:520:41:57

listen to each other, adjust their

position and show a willingness to

0:41:570:42:00

compromise. This was a difficult

negotiation for the European Union,

0:42:000:42:06

as well as for the United Kingdom.

On Wednesday, last Wednesday, the

0:42:060:42:14

college of commissioners gave me the

mandate to conclude the negotiation

0:42:140:42:18

of the joint report and it had to be

concluded today. Not next week.

0:42:180:42:24

Today, because next week we have the

European Council and in order to

0:42:240:42:28

allow our partners to prepare in the

best way possible, we had to make

0:42:280:42:35

the deal today. On the basis of the

mandate, which was given to me by

0:42:350:42:42

the European Council, the commission

has just formally decided to

0:42:420:42:45

recommend to the European Council

that sufficient progress has now

0:42:450:42:51

been made on the terms of the

divorce. SPEAKS GERMAN.

0:42:510:43:07

The decision on sufficient progress

will be in the hands of the 27 heads

0:43:210:43:25

of state of government. I am hopeful

and confident that they will share

0:43:250:43:34

our praise all and allow us to move

onto the next phase of the

0:43:340:43:38

negotiations. Last Monday I also met

with European Parliament

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representatives. Operation between

the European Parliament and the

0:43:490:43:51

commission has been close --

cooperation. Our position has been

0:43:510:43:55

closely aligned. These negotiations

can only thing -- these are the --

0:43:550:44:05

successful if we take a cooperative

approach. Without going into all the

0:44:050:44:10

detail, allow me to touch on what

these agreements mean in practice.

0:44:100:44:13

Later on today, after 9:30am, my

friend Michel Barnier will be

0:44:130:44:19

available to explain all the details

of the agreement we reached today. A

0:44:190:44:24

few remarks. On citizens' writes,

first. In this negotiation, citizens

0:44:240:44:32

have always come first. It has been

a great importance for the

0:44:320:44:37

commission to make sure that EU

citizens in the UK will be protected

0:44:370:44:42

after the UK leaves the European

Union. EU citizens have made

0:44:420:44:47

important life choices on the

assumption that the United Kingdom

0:44:470:44:50

was a member of the European Union.

Brexit created great uncertainty for

0:44:500:44:56

those citizens and for their

families. Today, we bring back the

0:44:560:45:01

certainty. The commission's

negotiators have made sure that the

0:45:010:45:06

choices made by EU citizens living

in the UK will be protected. We have

0:45:060:45:12

made sure that their rights will

remain the same after the UK has

0:45:120:45:16

left the European Union. This is in

particular the case for EU citizens'

0:45:160:45:24

right to live, work and study, their

right to family unification, the

0:45:240:45:28

protection of the right of EU

citizen children and the right to

0:45:280:45:33

healthcare pensions and other social

security benefits. We have made sure

0:45:330:45:41

that the administrative procedures

will be cheap and will be simple.

0:45:410:45:44

This is an issue for which the

commission will pay particular

0:45:440:45:48

attention when drafting the

agreement.

0:45:480:45:55

The same goes for UK citizens living

in the EU 27. On the settling of

0:45:550:46:03

accounts, the Prime Minister said in

her remarkable Florence speech that

0:46:030:46:08

the United Kingdom would honour its

commitments, including beyond 2020.

0:46:080:46:16

This was a detailed line by line

process and she has been as good as

0:46:160:46:23

her word. I'm very grateful for

that, Prime Minister. On Ireland,

0:46:230:46:31

the EU has consistently supported

the goal of peace and reconciliation

0:46:310:46:36

agreed in the Good Friday Agreement.

The European Union has made it a

0:46:360:46:40

priority to protect the peace

process on the island. I've been in

0:46:400:46:43

regular contact with the Irish

government over the past few days,

0:46:430:46:49

including last night, including the

last negotiations we had because of

0:46:490:46:55

yesterday with our Irish friends.

The UK has made significant

0:46:550:47:01

commitments on the avoidance of a

hard border after its withdrawal

0:47:010:47:04

from the EU. All of the EU 27 stand

firmly behind Ireland and behind the

0:47:040:47:12

peace process. Let me be clear, we

still have a lot of work to do. The

0:47:120:47:20

joint report is not the withdrawal

agreement, but agreement needs to be

0:47:200:47:27

drafted by the negotiators on the

basis of the talks today and

0:47:270:47:31

yesterday and then approved by the

UK Parliament and the European

0:47:310:47:36

Parliament. 534 days ago the British

people voted to leave the European

0:47:360:47:45

Union. 249 days ago the United

Kingdom notified the EU its

0:47:450:47:56

intention to leave the EU and in 447

days the United Kingdom will do just

0:47:560:48:01

that. I will always be sad about

this development, but now we must

0:48:010:48:06

start looking to the future. A

0:48:060:48:16

will be and will remain a close

friend... INAUDIBLE Kubot dedicated

0:48:160:48:22

much of our meeting to our joint

vision for a deep and close

0:48:220:48:26

partnership --... Dedicated. It's

important for everyone that we

0:48:260:48:33

continue to work closely on issues

like trade, research, security and

0:48:330:48:37

others. We will take things one step

at a time, starting with next week's

0:48:370:48:47

European Council, but today I'm

hopeful that we are now all moving

0:48:470:48:53

towards the second phase of this

challenging negotiation and we can

0:48:530:48:56

do this jointly on the basis of

trust. Renewed trust. Determination.

0:48:560:49:03

And with the perspective of renewed

friendship. Thank you, Prime

0:49:030:49:08

Minister.

Thank you, Jean-Claude

0:49:080:49:11

Minister.

Thank you, Jean-Claude.

0:49:110:49:12

We've been working extremely hard

this week and as you've all seen it

0:49:120:49:16

hasn't been easy for either side.

When we met on Monday we said a deal

0:49:160:49:21

was within reach, what we have

arrived at today represents a

0:49:210:49:26

significant improvement and I'm

grateful to the negotiating teams,

0:49:260:49:29

led by David Davis and Michel

Barnier, for their efforts. Getting

0:49:290:49:33

to this point has required give and

take on both sides and I believe

0:49:330:49:37

that the joint report being

published is in the best interests

0:49:370:49:41

of the whole of the UK. I very much

welcome the prospect of moving ahead

0:49:410:49:45

to the next phase to talk about

trade and security and to discuss

0:49:450:49:50

the positive and ambitious future

relationship that is in all of our

0:49:500:49:53

interests. I have consistently said

that we want to build a deep and

0:49:530:49:58

special partnership with the EU as

we implement the decision with the

0:49:580:50:02

British people to leave at the end

of March, 2019. Doing so will

0:50:020:50:07

provide clarity and certainty for

businesses in the UK and the EU and

0:50:070:50:11

crucially for all our citizens. The

deal we've struck will guarantee the

0:50:110:50:16

rights of more than 3 million EU

citizens living in the UK and 1

0:50:160:50:21

million UK citizens living in the

EU. EU citizens living in the UK

0:50:210:50:24

will have their rights enshrined in

UK law and enforced by British

0:50:240:50:29

courts. They will be able to go on

living their lives as before. I was

0:50:290:50:34

clear in Florence that we're a

country that honours our

0:50:340:50:37

obligations. After some toff,

sessions we've now agreed a

0:50:370:50:41

settlement that is fair to the

British taxpayer -- tough

0:50:410:50:44

negotiations. In the future we will

be able to invest more in priorities

0:50:440:50:49

at home, housing, schools and the

NHS. In Northern Ireland we will

0:50:490:50:52

guarantee there will be no hard

border and we will uphold the

0:50:520:50:57

Belfast Agreement and in doing so we

will continue to preserve the

0:50:570:51:00

constitutional and economic

integrity of the United Kingdom. We

0:51:000:51:05

have taken this week... Time this

week to strengthen and clarify this

0:51:050:51:10

part of the agreement following

discussions with unionists in

0:51:100:51:13

Northern Ireland and across the UK.

Layover Raqqa and I spoke yesterday

0:51:130:51:20

and we have committed there should

be no barriers in any direction --

0:51:200:51:24

layover Raqqa. I am writing today to

the people of Northern Ireland to

0:51:240:51:31

set out our approach. Millions of

jobs depend on the future trading

0:51:310:51:35

relationship we will determine and

I'm optimistic about the discussions

0:51:350:51:39

ahead but in the meantime reaching

this agreement now means that

0:51:390:51:44

businesses will be able to make

investment decisions based on a

0:51:440:51:50

period that welcomes certainty. I

will be seeing President asked

0:51:500:51:53

shortly and I look forward to the

publication of his guidelines. I

0:51:530:51:56

also look forward to next week's

European Council meeting where I

0:51:560:52:01

hope and expect we will be able to

get the endorsement of the 27 to

0:52:010:52:05

what is a hard-won agreement in all

our interests.

0:52:050:52:09

We have time for some questions. Let

me start with... Yes.

0:52:090:52:20

Prime Minister, this was a difficult

negotiation, like you just said,

0:52:200:52:25

very challenging, like the president

said, but it is just the beginning,

0:52:250:52:29

the first stage, and it's just the

beginning of a very long and complex

0:52:290:52:34

negotiation. It was already very

difficult. Did ever the question

0:52:340:52:37

come to your mind that maybe after

all this whole Brexit affair is a

0:52:370:52:44

very bad idea for any second? Thank

you.

0:52:440:52:48

In 2016, the British people were

given in a referendum the

0:52:480:52:53

opportunity to choose whether to

stay in the European Union or not.

0:52:530:52:56

Parliament was united across all

parties, a significant majority

0:52:560:53:02

agreed that decision would be given

to the British people. The British

0:53:020:53:06

people voted and they voted to leave

the European Union and I believe

0:53:060:53:10

it's a matter of trust and integrity

in politicians and I believe the

0:53:100:53:14

people should be able to trust their

politicians will put into place what

0:53:140:53:18

they have determined, and that's

exactly what we're doing and we will

0:53:180:53:22

be leaving the European Union.

Adam from the BBC?

0:53:220:53:29

Hi, Adam Fleming from the BBC.

Morning to both of you. What is the

0:53:290:53:33

biggest compromise the other side

has made to get you to this point

0:53:330:53:37

today? Was it a champagne breakfast?

This was a question actually of

0:53:370:53:44

coming together and working together

for a report and agreements that

0:53:440:53:49

were in the best interests of all

sides. It's been finding the way

0:53:490:53:53

through that enables us to deliver

for citizens, to deliver on

0:53:530:53:58

financial settlement, and also

crucially to deliver in relation to

0:53:580:54:02

Northern Ireland but agreement on no

hard border but also respecting the

0:54:020:54:07

constitutional and economic

integrity of the United Kingdom.

0:54:070:54:10

That's what we've been working too

and that's what I believe this joint

0:54:100:54:13

report sets out.

Miranda from the German News Agency?

0:54:130:54:19

Good morning. Mr Prime Minister...

Sorry, Miss Prime Minister, the

0:54:190:54:30

arrangement seems to mean a special

status for Northern Ireland, how

0:54:300:54:36

come your partner, the DUP, accepted

that? Will it not mean that the rest

0:54:360:54:41

of the UK will also remain in the

single market?

0:54:410:54:46

It doesn't actually mean what you

suggested. We've been very clear, if

0:54:460:54:50

you look at the text of the joint

report, it says that we will work to

0:54:500:54:56

achieve the relationship, the

trading relationship, between the UK

0:54:560:54:59

and the European Union that we want

to see, that we believe will also be

0:54:590:55:05

a good trading relationship for

Northern Ireland. If that is not the

0:55:050:55:09

case then we will look for specific

solutions to what are the unique

0:55:090:55:13

circumstances of Northern Ireland.

Everybody recognises that because

0:55:130:55:17

Northern Ireland is the only part of

the UK with a land border with a

0:55:170:55:21

country that will be remaining

within the European Union, that is a

0:55:210:55:24

set of unique circumstances, and

indeed there are already unique

0:55:240:55:29

circumstances and specific solutions

for Northern Ireland. There's a

0:55:290:55:33

single electricity market across the

island of Ireland for example, but

0:55:330:55:36

I'm confident that we can, in

negotiating the future trade

0:55:360:55:40

relationship, ensure that we both

won't have a hard border in Northern

0:55:400:55:45

Ireland but that we will retain the

economic integrity of the single

0:55:450:55:49

market of the United Kingdom.

Go-ahead.

0:55:490:55:54

Good morning. Mark Stone from Sky

News. Prime Minister, can I ask you,

0:55:540:56:01

in some bulk terms, what has changed

between Monday's lunch and now which

0:56:010:56:07

allows you to say a deal is done now

and you couldn't on Monday? -- in

0:56:070:56:11

simple terms. President Juncker, for

you if I may, specifically on the

0:56:110:56:17

European Court of Justice, it was

one of the big sticking point is,

0:56:170:56:20

the Prime Minister says now EU

citizens in the UK will be under UK

0:56:200:56:24

law and UK courts, is that correct?

Are you happy with that? -- sticking

0:56:240:56:30

points.

Shall I take it?

On the first point, as we both said

0:56:300:56:36

when we stood here on Monday, there

were a couple of issues we still

0:56:360:56:40

have to finalise as we went through

the last few days, but as I said in

0:56:400:56:45

the remarks that I just made, one of

the things you can see is we have a

0:56:450:56:51

strengthening of the commitments in

relation to Northern Ireland and the

0:56:510:56:55

United Kingdom. I think that's

important, I think that's helpful,

0:56:550:56:59

so within the joint report you'll

see the commitment both to no hard

0:56:590:57:03

between Ireland and Northern

Ireland, but also that we ensure we

0:57:030:57:10

retain that constitutional integrity

and economic integrity of the United

0:57:100:57:13

Kingdom.

For EU citizens, the European Court

0:57:130:57:17

of Justice will still be competent.

Michel Barnier will explain later in

0:57:170:57:23

detail what this is about because it

will take too much time to explain

0:57:230:57:27

this in detail.

That's the end of our press

0:57:270:57:31

conference, thank you.

Thank you.

STUDIO: That's the press conference

0:57:310:57:37

between Theresa May and Jean-Claude

Juncker on the first phase of Brexit

0:57:370:57:42

negotiations being concluded.

Let's pick up on some of the key

0:57:420:57:48

issues from Theresa May, let's look

at the significant ones specifically

0:57:480:57:51

to do with the financial settlement.

" A deal that is there to British

0:57:510:57:56

taxpayers and crucially allowing us

to invest more in schools and the

0:57:560:58:02

NHS", which harks back to some of

the Brexit campaigning. The main

0:58:020:58:06

issues agreed on with this phase is

areas of citizens' rights, the

0:58:060:58:13

dialogue with Ireland and the

financial settlement. More on this

0:58:130:58:16

through the morning.

0:58:161:01:37

Bye for now.

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Hello, this is Breakfast,

with Charlie Stayt and Naga

1:01:431:01:45

Munchetty.

1:01:451:01:55

A breakthrough in Brussels.

Get into

this point has required Devante Cole

1:01:551:02:01

both sides and I believe the joint

report being published it in the

1:02:011:02:05

best interests of the whole of the

UK.

I believe we have now made the

1:02:051:02:12

breakthrough we needed. Today's

result is of course a compromise.

1:02:121:02:26

Good morning.

1:02:281:02:29

It's Friday, the 8th of December.

1:02:291:02:31

Also this morning:

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More on match news from Brussels

coming up.

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residents are evacuated

in California as more

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wildfires break out.

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Good morning.

1:02:501:02:54

Failing to pay the minimum wage.

1:02:541:02:56

260 companies including Primark

and Sports Direct are named

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and shamed by the government.

1:02:581:03:00

In sport, Ronaldo rules again.

1:03:001:03:01

For the second year running,

and fifth time overall,

1:03:011:03:03

Christiano Ronaldo has been named

the world's best player,

1:03:031:03:06

pipping Messi to lift the golden

ball up the Eiffel tower.

1:03:061:03:14

And the winner is...

Coventry! A

night of celebration for Coventry

1:03:141:03:21

after it has awarded the next UK

city of culture. Snow has been

1:03:211:03:25

falling overnight.

1:03:251:03:27

Warnings of disruption today.

1:03:271:03:28

Carol has the full forecast.

1:03:281:03:30

We have seen a fair bit of snow in

parts of the country overnight,

1:03:301:03:35

especially the north and west of the

UK and the Midlands, the same areas

1:03:351:03:38

that will see further snow today.

The odd snow flurry might get

1:03:381:03:42

further east and south, but there is

ice to watch out for this morning.

1:03:421:03:47

Many central and eastern areas will

be dry, cold and sunny. More details

1:03:471:03:51

on about 15 minutes.

1:03:511:03:53

Good morning.

1:03:531:03:57

Within the past few minutes,

the European Commission has said

1:03:571:04:02

"sufficient progress" has been made

in the first phase of Brexit talks,

1:04:021:04:06

allowing talks to move

on to discussion of Britain's future

1:04:061:04:08

relationship with the EU.

1:04:081:04:10

The announcement is a key moment

in the negotiations on Britain's

1:04:101:04:13

departure from the EU.

1:04:131:04:14

A couple of first thoughts on what

was said. Theresa May spoke in the

1:04:141:04:18

last 15 minutes, saying negotiations

haven't been easy. She says the deal

1:04:181:04:22

has been guaranteed... Guarantees

the rights of EU citizens in the UK

1:04:221:04:27

and British citizens in the EU. Also

a deal on the financial settlement,

1:04:271:04:32

the much talked about financial

settlement. A deal that's fair for

1:04:321:04:38

British taxpayers. Everyone is

listening very closely to words from

1:04:381:04:45

both sides. What were the key

elements you drew from it?

Is not

1:04:451:04:50

often that before 7am in the morning

you have huge political developments

1:04:501:04:54

unfolding, but that's what has

happened this morning and this is an

1:04:541:04:58

absolutely crucial moment for the

British government. After the

1:04:581:05:03

humiliation of Monday, to finally

get to this stage that's been talked

1:05:031:05:06

about for months really matters.

What is happening right now is we

1:05:061:05:12

are going through line by line the

accompanying document that has just

1:05:121:05:16

been published, full of, as you

would expect, lots of A-League --

1:05:161:05:23

lots of fairly dense and complicated

prose, such is the necessary

1:05:231:05:28

language to accommodate all of the

competing sides, whether they be the

1:05:281:05:31

UK and Ireland over the Irish

border, the border that will

1:05:311:05:36

separate the UK from the EU after

Brexit, or as you say on citizens'

1:05:361:05:41

writes, there's the financial

settlement as well. But there will

1:05:411:05:47

be massive relief in Downing Street

that they have cleared this hurdle.

1:05:471:05:52

They've worked throughout the night

and we got the first hint that a

1:05:521:05:55

deal looked likely at about 6pm

yesterday when there was an

1:05:551:06:00

announcement that one of the league

chiefs in Brussels would give a

1:06:001:06:05

conference this morning. The PM

spoke to all sides in Downing

1:06:051:06:10

Street. We got a strong hint at

midnight from the person in charge

1:06:101:06:14

of ensuring conservatives can get

the votes they need through the

1:06:141:06:17

Commons, he tweeted at ignite,

praising the Prime Minister and

1:06:171:06:21

talking about the second phase of

the negotiations. At 5am we were

1:06:211:06:27

told that the Prime Minister and

David Davis were en route to

1:06:271:06:30

Brussels, as you've seen in the last

few moments. That news conference

1:06:301:06:37

between Theresa May and John Claude

-- Jean-Claude Juncker, announcing a

1:06:371:06:43

big step forward. So what's to come

will be trade talks, about the

1:06:431:06:48

future relationship between the UK

and EU, as opposed to an packing of

1:06:481:06:52

the current relationship, which is

where we have been up until now. And

1:06:521:06:56

just a hint as to what is to come,

if you think the discussions thus

1:06:561:07:01

far have been complicated and two

step forward and one step out and

1:07:011:07:05

the huge amount of controversy and

detail, we've probably seen nothing

1:07:051:07:10

yet because when we get into the

trade discussions they are likely to

1:07:101:07:13

be again hugely controversial,

hugely argued over from all sides

1:07:131:07:20

because there's a huge amount at

stake. But in pure and simple terms,

1:07:201:07:25

today a hugely important moment for

the British government.

Thank you.

1:07:251:07:31

We can talk to our correspondent in

Brussels, Adam Flemming. You were

1:07:311:07:37

just on that press conference and we

were hearing from Chris about the

1:07:371:07:41

first phase being over, I know means

the easiest phase. You did ask

1:07:411:07:49

earlier what the biggest compromise

was that both sides had to make and

1:07:491:07:52

it didn't really get answered, they

seemed quite positive.

They wanted

1:07:521:07:58

to accentuate the positive and not

talk about the difficult stuff,

1:07:581:08:01

because this is a moment for both

sides, both sides of the Paul --

1:08:011:08:07

podium, a moment of celebration,

because they feel they've done it.

1:08:071:08:12

And by that I mean they've got

enough progress in the first phase

1:08:121:08:16

of talks for both sides to be happy

and it's located now start talking

1:08:161:08:20

about trade, a transition period and

the future relationship. As always

1:08:201:08:24

the devil will be in the detail, to

use the cliche. Both sides have

1:08:241:08:31

posted a 50 page document. Tiny

lettering -- 15. This is where we

1:08:311:08:38

will find out exactly what the UK

has signed up to when it comes to

1:08:381:08:42

the rights of citizens. Diplomats

say look for the number of years at

1:08:421:08:46

the European Court of Justice will

still be able to rule on cases in

1:08:461:08:50

the UK. Someone said to me it could

be as many as eight years after the

1:08:501:08:54

UK leads. Will have to check what

paragraph that says. There are a few

1:08:541:08:59

paragraphs about what they call the

financial settlement, the so-called

1:08:591:09:02

Brexit bill. What has the UK signed

up to the pay for years and years

1:09:021:09:07

potentially after Brexit and have

they massaged the figures so that

1:09:071:09:11

it's a good deal for the UK as the

Prime Minister was explaining? Also

1:09:111:09:17

the issue of Northern Ireland,

preventing a hard water, the thing

1:09:171:09:21

that held up the whole process this

week. Paragraph if this seems to be

1:09:211:09:25

the key. It suggests that there will

be what they call full alignment in

1:09:251:09:30

terms of rules and regulations

between Northern Ireland and the

1:09:301:09:33

Republic of Ireland in the sectors

of the economy and national life

1:09:331:09:37

that cross the border. So it will be

the EU rules that will be the same

1:09:371:09:42

in areas where there is cross border

cooperation, so not everything. If

1:09:421:09:50

there is a need for the UK and

Northern Ireland to have different

1:09:501:09:54

rules, but the Northern Ireland

government and northern Irish

1:09:541:09:56

assembly will get a say on that. We

have to go through the document

1:09:561:10:00

properly, but my sense is that the

solution they've come up with two

1:10:001:10:04

squared the DUP, which was the hold

up this week, they could get this

1:10:041:10:07

document published and we could get

this progress and start talking

1:10:071:10:11

about the second phase.

A very

complicated issue indeed. Good to

1:10:111:10:16

talk to you. Thanks very much.

Our correspondence are cross what's

1:10:161:10:21

going on. We know there will be a

press conference at 8am. They will

1:10:211:10:29

discuss progress made on Brexit and

after 9am the chief negotiator

1:10:291:10:33

Michel Barnier will issue another

press conference. We will be keeping

1:10:331:10:38

you up-to-date.

A look at the other news now.

1:10:381:10:41

A number of new wildfires have

started in southern California,

1:10:411:10:44

stretching firefighters

to the limit.

1:10:441:10:45

Nearly 200,000 people have now been

evacuated from their homes.

1:10:451:10:48

Planes have been diverted to one

of the latest blazes

1:10:481:10:51

in the county of San Diego

and officials say more than 400

1:10:511:10:54

buildings have been destroyed.

1:10:541:10:55

Our North America correspondent

James Cook reports.

1:10:551:10:57

The American west was

never really tamed.

1:10:591:11:04

The weather here was always wild

and dangerous and in a warming world

1:11:041:11:08

it seems to be getting worse.

1:11:081:11:10

Well, the wind has just picked up

here in the past few minutes

1:11:101:11:16

and the fire is really flaring up

on the hillside there and pushing

1:11:161:11:19

along the canyon.

1:11:191:11:20

There are some homes down there.

1:11:201:11:22

We can hear shouts in the valley

and there are some families

1:11:221:11:25

refusing to leave.

1:11:251:11:29

They wouldn't answer the door,

but they were inside and intent

1:11:291:11:30

on staying put, despite

the danger lurking nearby.

1:11:301:11:33

At least two dozen horses

have died in the fire,

1:11:331:11:37

which is the worst here

in living memories.

1:11:371:11:43

We don't have any access...

1:11:431:11:44

In the exclusive suburb of Bel Air,

they attacked the fires

1:11:441:11:48

aggressively, successfully

saving scores of homes.

1:11:481:11:53

The musician Lionel Ritchie

and the socialite Paris Hilton

1:11:531:11:55

were among those forced to flee.

1:11:551:11:57

Every firefighting aircraft

in the US has been summoned

1:11:571:12:00

to California and they are

making a big difference.

1:12:001:12:03

In times of crisis come

extraordinary moments of compassion.

1:12:031:12:07

Here, a man, apparently

in distressed, runs

1:12:071:12:09

to rescue a rabbit.

1:12:091:12:10

One little life saved.

1:12:101:12:13

Several new fires have broken out

in the past few hours.

1:12:131:12:15

Containing them is a superhuman

effort, but Mother Nature is likely

1:12:151:12:19

to have the last word.

1:12:191:12:24

A 'day of rage' is being planned

by Palestinians angered by America's

1:12:261:12:29

recognition of Jerusalem

as the capital of Israel.

1:12:291:12:32

Around 30 demonstrators were injured

in clashes with Israeli

1:12:321:12:36

forces in the West Bank yesterday.

1:12:361:12:41

The US has warned Palestinians

against cancelling talks with Vice

1:12:411:12:45

President Mike Pence, who will visit

the Middle East in just under two

1:12:451:12:48

months.

1:12:481:12:51

Snow, ice and windy conditions

are set to sweep across large parts

1:12:511:12:54

of the UK today, as Storm Caroline

heads towards Scandinavia.

1:12:541:12:58

Severe gales have already

caused disruption to air,

1:12:581:12:59

rail and ferry services.

1:12:591:13:00

Our correspondent Clare Fallon is in

Nantwich in Cheshire this morning.

1:13:001:13:09

-- up to eight inches is expected in

places.

1:13:091:13:13

Prison inspectors have found high

levels of serious violence,

1:13:131:13:15

chronic staff shortages and filthy

conditions at one of Britain's

1:13:151:13:18

biggest jails, Wormwood Scrubs,

for the third year in a row.

1:13:181:13:21

They also found areas

of the west London prison,

1:13:211:13:23

which houses 1,200 inmates,

were strewn with litter,

1:13:231:13:26

attracting rats and cockroaches.

1:13:261:13:27

The Ministry of Justice says it's

taken "decisive action" to address

1:13:271:13:30

the problems.

1:13:301:13:34

Those are the main story this

morning. We will be crossing back to

1:13:341:13:38

Brussels shortly for those main

developments in what's happening,

1:13:381:13:41

dubbed a breakthrough in

negotiations.

1:13:411:13:44

An "avoidable tragedy".

1:13:441:13:48

That's how a damning review has

described the death of Averil Hart,

1:13:481:13:51

a 19-year-old student

who died of a heart attack

1:13:511:13:53

caused by anorexia.

1:13:531:13:54

Averil spent more than 10 months

in hospital after developing

1:13:541:13:57

the eating disorder.

1:13:571:13:58

She was discharged so she could go

to university, but four months

1:13:581:14:02

later, she collapsed,

and passed away in hospital.

1:14:021:14:05

Averil's family brought

a complaint about her care

1:14:051:14:09

to the Parliamentary

and Health Service Ombudsman,

1:14:091:14:11

which now says her life

could have been saved.

1:14:111:14:14

We're joined now by

Averil's dad, Nic Hart.

1:14:141:14:19

Thanks for joining us on the sofa.

Tell us about The Parliamentary and

1:14:191:14:23

Health Service Averil Hart.

A great

daughter, great fun to be with, very

1:14:231:14:32

outgoing, academic, love music and

going to concerts, black belt in

1:14:321:14:36

karate so a joy to have around.

What

happened with her illness, it was a

1:14:361:14:42

rapid descent in terms of weight

loss?

1:14:421:14:44

You have generally generously shared

a photo before she died and we

1:14:441:14:51

aren't showing it because it's

distressing in terms of the weight

1:14:511:14:55

she lost and how ill she was, but in

our research you described her

1:14:551:14:59

descent into this was very quick.

Averil did her A-levels and then

1:14:591:15:08

spiralled in terms of weight loss,

went into an inpatient unit. She was

1:15:081:15:15

discharged probably below her target

weight to go to university and

1:15:151:15:19

that's where the real problem

started. She was looked after by a

1:15:191:15:23

trainee while at university and

continued to lose weight because the

1:15:231:15:31

trainee had no experience of

anorexia, even though it was a

1:15:311:15:34

specialist eating disorder service.

We all knew that she was declining

1:15:341:15:40

and that things were going wrong,

despite calls to medical centre,

1:15:401:15:46

nothing happened, and she was found

unconscious in her room and taken

1:15:461:15:50

first to a hospital that didn't know

much about how to treat anorexia and

1:15:501:15:56

then to Addenbrookes, where sadly

they didn't treat her for five hours

1:15:561:15:59

and then there was a mixup in the

middle of the night with a junior

1:15:591:16:03

doctor and a consultant and she had

a heart attack because she was

1:16:031:16:07

hypoglycaemic.

The distress of losing your daughter

1:16:071:16:12

in the first place for you and your

family in itself is a terrible thing

1:16:121:16:16

for the family to live through but

now with the knowledge you have

1:16:161:16:20

about the steps along the way when

there should have been helped, when

1:16:201:16:23

people should have been able to step

in and help in some way, that must

1:16:231:16:28

have been so hard to deal with?

We

can't still really believe that she

1:16:281:16:32

isn't with us, you could imagine

what it's like. We have campaigned

1:16:321:16:37

hard and despite the fact Jeremy

Hunt knew about this case three

1:16:371:16:40

years ago, Bernard Jenkin and many

people, it's taken Averil's family,

1:16:401:16:48

friends, whistleblowers, Katharine

Murphy of the patients Association,

1:16:481:16:52

other people to get this report to

where it is. I wish we could have

1:16:521:16:57

the ombudsman here today to talk

about it because he refused to

1:16:571:17:00

answer our questions only two weeks

ago and the only reason we think

1:17:001:17:04

this report is out today is because

the ombudsman is in front of the

1:17:041:17:08

Select Committee next week. It is

tragic it has taken so much to get

1:17:081:17:13

the truth from the trust involved

and basically they are in my opinion

1:17:131:17:20

financial organisations, their

reputation is what they stand on.

1:17:201:17:23

We should say the Department of

Health has issued a statement saying

1:17:231:17:27

Averil's death was a tragedy and its

cases like hers that have led us to

1:17:271:17:32

make a step change in the way we

treat eating disorders in the NHS.

1:17:321:17:36

What can come out of this in terms

of knowing these institutions have

1:17:361:17:40

at least had to face up to this and

try to make a change?

There's a much

1:17:401:17:46

bigger issue here, Naga, how do we

end up with Mid Staffs and southern

1:17:461:17:50

Healthcare? It's because we haven't

had a proper investigations. You

1:17:501:17:55

allow trusts to investigate

themselves, they don't worry about

1:17:551:17:59

the ombudsman because they've been

so incompetent and then you end up

1:17:591:18:02

with thousands dying. It's like a

jumbo crashing every few months and

1:18:021:18:07

nobody asking why. Averil's case

matters to everyone in this country

1:18:071:18:11

because they care that she had was

so poor and basically everyone said

1:18:111:18:17

it was satisfactory and if it wasn't

for Averil's family and those people

1:18:171:18:20

helping us, we wouldn't be hearing

about it now so to be honest it's

1:18:201:18:25

about the health service, how we

investigate and improve the service

1:18:251:18:28

for all of us.

Has this battle

you've been involved in that you

1:18:281:18:32

detail so well for us today, has it

prevented you and the family from

1:18:321:18:36

grieving as you may well have done?

I'm waiting for therapy to connect

1:18:361:18:41

with my wonderful daughter. You

can't read an e-mail every morning,

1:18:411:18:45

or several e-mails, about the death

of your daughter and grieve at the

1:18:451:18:49

same time. You have to put up walls

and fight the fight and I'm really

1:18:491:18:54

ready now to let go and connect with

my wonderful girl and think about

1:18:541:18:58

her.

Nic, we wish you and your

family all the best and thank you

1:18:581:19:04

for speaking to us this morning.

Thank you both.

1:19:041:19:07

You can find details

about organisations offering

1:19:071:19:09

information and support on eating

disorders and diabetes via the BBC

1:19:091:19:15

Actionline pages at

bbc.co.uk/actionline

1:19:151:19:19

Here's Carol with a look

at this morning's weather.

1:19:191:19:24

We have seen snow coming down in all

parts of the country?

1:19:241:19:27

Parts indeed, especially the north

and the west and around the Midlands

1:19:291:19:33

and our Weather Watchers have been

working hard this morning sending us

1:19:331:19:36

pictures, you can see the snow depth

in County Down. Another in Aviemore,

1:19:361:19:40

a fair bit of snow via too and I'll

show you some of the depths around

1:19:401:19:45

parts of the UK, Aviemore has a lot

of lying snow. -- snow here too.

1:19:451:19:55

There's further snow to come. Storm

Caroline has pushed away to

1:20:011:20:05

Scandinavia but you can see the

isobars still closely packed

1:20:051:20:08

together so that means it's still

windy, especially across the north

1:20:081:20:13

were once again we're looking at

blizzards and drifting smoke. The

1:20:131:20:16

cold air coming down from the Arctic

is right across the country and for

1:20:161:20:21

some it is 10 degrees colder now

than this time yesterday. Snow

1:20:211:20:25

showers in parts of the Moors, some

getting down across the south coast

1:20:251:20:28

and these ones in the south coast we

don't expect to lie. Dry weather,

1:20:281:20:32

colder, three degrees in London at

8am. The north and West Midlands

1:20:321:20:39

seeing more snow, northern England,

dry and cold and watch out for ice

1:20:391:20:43

on untreated surfaces, the same in

southern Scotland and northern

1:20:431:20:47

Scotland seeing a plethora of snow

showers being blown in with snow on.

1:20:471:20:54

Further snow in Northern Ireland,

continuing to add up, and the same

1:20:541:20:58

in Wales, snow showers coming in

here but in between the showers they

1:20:581:21:01

will be sunshine. Looking at the

charts, stretching from southern

1:21:011:21:06

Scotland to Kent, largely dry with

some sunshine. You may see the odd

1:21:061:21:10

wintry flurry over to the east at

times, but we don't expect those to

1:21:101:21:15

lie. Temperature wise, onefive, 1-6,

but with the wind chill it will feel

1:21:151:21:21

below freezing for most. Through the

evening and overnight the wintry

1:21:211:21:25

showers and the snow continue in

more less the same areas and still a

1:21:251:21:29

windy night and a cold night with a

lot of clear skies around. Out to

1:21:291:21:33

the west where we have the wet

surfaces there's the risk of ice.

1:21:331:21:38

Temperature wise in towns and

cities, we're looking at freezing or

1:21:381:21:42

just below. Tomorrow, again, same

distribution of showers in the north

1:21:421:21:47

and west coming in on a

north-westerly wind. Fewer and less

1:21:471:21:51

frequent tomorrow than today and a

lot of dry weather but look at this

1:21:511:21:55

from the south-west, bringing a bit

of a change on Sunday. Temperature

1:21:551:21:59

wise again, towns and cities, zero,

four, five, this will bring in

1:21:591:22:05

something milder and as it does from

the west, on its leading edge again

1:22:051:22:10

we're expecting to see snow. Weaving

Northern Ireland, Wales, parts of

1:22:101:22:14

the Midlands, north of the M4

corridor, this could change so keep

1:22:141:22:19

in touch with the forecast -- we

think in Northern Ireland.

1:22:191:22:24

Let's

1:22:241:22:24

with the main developments in

Northern Ireland.

Sufficient

1:22:281:22:31

progress has been made in the Brexit

talks. Jean-Claude Juncker has said

1:22:311:22:37

paving the way for talks on the

future relationship between the UK

1:22:371:22:41

and the EU is going well. Theresa

May arrived in Brussels overnight

1:22:411:22:47

and she says there will be no hard

border and the Good Friday Agreement

1:22:471:22:52

will be upheld.

1:22:521:22:54

Getting to this point has required

give and take on both sides and I

1:22:541:22:58

believe that the joint report

1:22:581:23:00

being published is in the best

interests of the whole of the UK.

1:23:001:23:05

I've very much welcome the prospect

of moving ahead to the next phase,

1:23:051:23:09

to talk about trade and security and

to discuss the positive and

1:23:091:23:13

ambitious future relationship that

is in all of our interests. I've

1:23:131:23:17

consistently said that we want to

build a deep and special partnership

1:23:171:23:21

with the EU as we implement the

decision of the British people to

1:23:211:23:24

leave at the end of March 2019.

Doing so will provide clarity and

1:23:241:23:30

certainty for businesses in the UK

and the EU and crucially for all our

1:23:301:23:35

citizens. The deal we've struck will

guarantee the rights of more than 3

1:23:351:23:39

million EU citizens living in the UK

and of 1 million EU citizens living

1:23:391:23:44

in the EU. EU citizens living in the

UK will have their rights in shrine

1:23:441:23:49

in UK law and enforced by British

courts. They will be able to go on

1:23:491:23:54

living their lives as before. I was

clear in Florence that we're a

1:23:541:23:59

country that honours our

obligations. After some tough

1:23:591:24:02

negotiations we've now agreed a

settlement that is fair to the

1:24:021:24:05

British taxpayer. It means in future

we'll be able to invest more in our

1:24:051:24:09

priorities at home, such as housing,

schools and the NHS. In Northern

1:24:091:24:14

Ireland we will guarantee there will

be no hard border and we will up

1:24:141:24:19

hold the Belfast Agreement and in

doing so we will continue to

1:24:191:24:23

preserve the constitutional and

economic integrity of the United

1:24:231:24:25

Kingdom.

1:24:251:24:31

Earlier, the President

of the European Commission

1:24:311:24:33

Jean-Claude Juncker said

the discussions had been challenging

1:24:331:24:35

with compromises

made on both sides.

1:24:351:24:38

I believe we have now made the

breakthrough we needed. Today's

1:24:381:24:44

result is of course a compromise. It

is the result of a long and intense

1:24:441:24:50

discussion between the commissioner

negotiations and those of the UK. As

1:24:501:24:59

in any negotiation, both sides had

to listen to each other, a just

1:24:591:25:04

their position, and show a

willingness to compromise. This was

1:25:041:25:11

a difficult negotiation for the

European Union as well as for the

1:25:111:25:14

United Kingdom. On Wednesday, last

Wednesday, the College of

1:25:141:25:19

commissioners gave me a mandate to

conclude the negotiation of the

1:25:191:25:23

joint report and it had to be

concluded today.

1:25:231:25:28

We've also been hearing

from the DUP leader,

1:25:281:25:30

Arlene Foster.

1:25:301:25:32

I think it's important to say we

have been working throughout the

1:25:321:25:36

evening and right into the early

hours of this morning.

We've been

1:25:361:25:40

negotiating directly with the Prime

Minister. She has now a text she

1:25:401:25:45

feels she wants to take back to

Europe. We think that there have

1:25:451:25:49

been substantial changes made to

that text since Monday. On Monday we

1:25:491:25:54

were unhappy with the text when we

received it in late morning and we

1:25:541:25:59

felt that there wasn't enough

clarity, particularly around a very

1:25:591:26:02

important issue of access to the GB

market. Having said that,

1:26:021:26:08

constitutionally, politically and of

course economically as well it was

1:26:081:26:13

vitally important the integrity of

the United Kingdom was kept in place

1:26:131:26:16

and that's why we had concerns on

Monday and we've been working

1:26:161:26:19

throughout the week in relation to

those matters.

1:26:191:26:23

Arlene Foster. We will keep you

up-to-date with what's happening in

1:26:231:26:26

Brussels and more press conferences

expected through the morning.

1:26:261:26:29

A meeting at 9:30am this morning,

Michel Barnier will give more

1:26:291:26:34

details. Lots of questions

1:26:341:30:08

Plenty more on our website

at the usual address.

1:30:081:30:11

Bye for now.

1:30:111:30:12

Hello, this is Breakfast

with Naga Munchetty and Charlie

1:30:161:30:19

Stayt.

1:30:191:30:19

Here's a summary of this morning's

main stories from BBC News.

1:30:191:30:25

Staying with our top story,

that announcement on a breakthrough

1:30:251:30:28

on the Brexit negotiations.

1:30:281:30:35

Theresa May arrived in Brussels,

following overnight talks. She said

1:30:351:30:40

there would be no hard border and

the Good Friday agreement would be

1:30:401:30:43

upheld. Chris Page is in the Belfast

newsroom. All of this delay and

1:30:431:30:52

tension ahead of whether they would

conclude the first phase of the

1:30:521:30:57

agreement was because the

unhappiness over what was agreed or

1:30:571:31:00

what was negotiated when it came to

the border?

That's right. The DUP

1:31:001:31:06

rejected the text on the table in

Brussels on Monday because

1:31:061:31:09

essentially they were concerned it

could leave the door open to there

1:31:091:31:13

being a new barrier, a new political

barrier, between Northern Ireland

1:31:131:31:17

and the rest of the UK, effectively

at the cost of new chip points and a

1:31:171:31:23

land border between the Republic of

Ireland and Northern Ireland. As

1:31:231:31:33

unionists they said they couldn't

accept that. So the DUP have been

1:31:331:31:37

involved in negotiations the week in

Westminster. The Westminster leader

1:31:371:31:41

has been meeting the government at

Whitehall and other senior MPs and

1:31:411:31:45

overnight the DUP leader Arlene

Foster had a series of phone calls

1:31:451:31:51

with the Prime Minister. She has

been speaking this morning.

There

1:31:511:31:56

have been changes right throughout

the text and indeed we believe there

1:31:561:32:00

have been six substantial changes.

We are pleased to see those changes

1:32:001:32:07

because for me it means there is no

red line down the Irish Sea and we

1:32:071:32:11

have a very clear confirmation that

the entirety of the United Kingdom

1:32:111:32:15

is leaving the European Union, even

the single market, leaving the

1:32:151:32:19

customs union, and I think that's a

very important statement now.

So in

1:32:191:32:23

general the DUP field that their

concerns have been dealt with, but

1:32:231:32:28

they didn't get everything they

wanted. In fact, they say they still

1:32:281:32:32

think they would have liked to have

seen more progress on the draft

1:32:321:32:36

text, but they say they think the

issues that they still have concerns

1:32:361:32:42

that can be worked through in

Parliament or the next phase of the

1:32:421:32:46

talks, as there will be plenty more

talking to do on the issue of the

1:32:461:32:51

Irish border whenever the Brexit

talks move the second phase, which

1:32:511:32:54

we now know will happen stop white

thanks very much.

We have made some

1:32:541:33:08

significant progress this morning,

but there is quite a big "but"

1:33:081:33:13

attached. India really go on the

trade talks and therein lies a whole

1:33:131:33:18

mother can of worms.

The Prime

Minister has been on the Lionel

1:33:181:33:22

Ritchie shift. All nightlong she was

making calls to all of the different

1:33:221:33:27

sides, not just on the other side of

the negotiating table, the European

1:33:271:33:31

Union, but as we were hearing from

Chris in Belfast, the Democratic

1:33:311:33:40

Unionists around what will be the

frontier between the UK and the

1:33:401:33:44

European Union. But I think if...

Wherever you are watching Breakfast

1:33:441:33:48

at the moment, if you head to the

nearest window and leave your ear

1:33:481:33:53

towards the window you can probably

just about make up the giant size of

1:33:531:33:59

-- sighs of relief coming from

Downing Street. The huge moment for

1:33:591:34:05

them. It was a humiliation for the

Prime Minister to be midway through

1:34:051:34:09

her discussions with Jean-Claude

Juncker, only to discover that

1:34:091:34:12

Arlene Foster was not going to

accept the deal she was about to

1:34:121:34:18

sign. Ever since then there have

been this very complex negotiations,

1:34:181:34:23

multinational, multi dimensional,

lots of detail and finally this

1:34:231:34:28

breakthrough. But, and it's a big

"but", this is just the end of the

1:34:281:34:35

beginning because as we move into

phase two, the discussions about the

1:34:351:34:39

future relationship between the UK

and the European Union, as opposed

1:34:391:34:44

to an Tambling the complicated the

current relationship, there will

1:34:441:34:47

come huge political battles as well,

with a huge amount at stake. Trade,

1:34:471:34:52

so much business that takes place

between the UK and the European

1:34:521:34:56

Union.

If I may, I just want to

interrupt for a second, let's go and

1:34:561:35:02

hear what Donald Tusk has to say.

The respect budgetary commitments.

1:35:021:35:09

It will respect judicial oversight

and of course all related

1:35:091:35:15

obligations. Clearly, within the

transitional period following the

1:35:151:35:20

UK's withdrawal, EU decision-making

will continue between the 27 member

1:35:201:35:30

states, without the UK. All of what

I have said seems to be the only

1:35:301:35:38

reasonable solution and it is in the

interest of all our citizens that it

1:35:381:35:46

is agreed as soon as possible. This

is why I will ask the EU leaders to

1:35:461:35:50

mandate a negotiator to start peace

talks immediately. Second, we want

1:35:501:35:57

to begin discussions with the UK in

order to explore the British vision

1:35:571:36:02

of its future relationship with the

EU. So far, we have had a number of

1:36:021:36:12

ideas. We need some more clarity on

how the UK sees our future relations

1:36:121:36:17

after it has left the single market

and customs union. I propose the --

1:36:171:36:30

that we start expert -- talks with

the British government. We are ready

1:36:301:36:40

to start discussing the close EU -

UK partnership in trade, but also in

1:36:401:36:45

the fight against terrorism and

international crime, as well as

1:36:451:36:51

security, defence and foreign

policy. For this to happen, the

1:36:511:36:56

European Council will have to adopt

additional guidelines next year.

1:36:561:37:01

While being satisfied with today's

agreement, which is obviously the

1:37:011:37:09

personal success of Prime Minister

Theresa May. Let us remember that

1:37:091:37:14

the most difficult challenge is

still ahead. We all know that

1:37:141:37:18

breaking up is hard, but breaking up

and building a new relationship is

1:37:181:37:25

much harder. Since the Brexit

referendum, a year and a half has

1:37:251:37:33

passed. So much time has been

devoted to the easier part of the

1:37:331:37:38

task and now to negotiate a

transition arrangement and the

1:37:381:37:45

framework for our future

relationship, we have less than a

1:37:451:37:51

year.

Thank you very much. Straight

back to Chris Mason. Sorry for

1:37:511:37:56

interrupting you a moment ago. This

press conferences are happening as

1:37:561:38:03

we go to air this morning. Donald

Tusk says these talks now go

1:38:031:38:07

forward. That's the key thing. We go

to the trade talk situation, but he

1:38:071:38:13

is highlighting what he calls

problems about the vision and that's

1:38:131:38:16

been a common theme, hasn't it?

It

has. I think what was very striking,

1:38:161:38:20

listening to Donald Tusk, is he is a

man who repeatedly, and you could

1:38:201:38:27

hear this in his tone, is deeply

mournful about the UK's departure

1:38:271:38:31

from the EU. He quoted John Lennon

lyrics in the past to articulate his

1:38:311:38:36

sense of anger and disappointment at

the UK leaving the EU. But the tap

1:38:361:38:43

into the essence of your question,

there's been frustration on the

1:38:431:38:47

European side for some time, which

is unresolved, that they feel the UK

1:38:471:38:52

hasn't yet set out clearly to them

precisely what it is that they

1:38:521:38:57

actually want from these

negotiations. In other words, what a

1:38:571:39:00

want the future relationship to look

like between the UK and the European

1:39:001:39:04

Union. The British government has

long said that in the first phase of

1:39:041:39:07

the talks it was all about unpacking

the current relationship. We

1:39:071:39:11

couldn't -- there couldn't be that

much discussion about how it would

1:39:111:39:16

look overall, because they had to

talk about trade, which plays into

1:39:161:39:20

how borders look like and has

massive consequences on how the

1:39:201:39:23

relationship will pan out in the

medium and long-term. But the

1:39:231:39:27

essence of what we heard there is

what we were talking about a couple

1:39:271:39:30

of minutes ago, before he started

speaking, which is that it's a big

1:39:301:39:34

moment and one that will be

celebrated by Cabinet ministers, who

1:39:341:39:40

have been tweeting their

congratulations to the Prime

1:39:401:39:43

Minister. But after Christmas and

the New Year, the sticky nature of

1:39:431:39:47

these negotiations, because lets be

honest all negotiations are sticky,

1:39:471:39:52

will continue. The trade elements of

the talks, up against a tight that

1:39:521:39:57

deadline, will be long and

complicated and will no doubt have

1:39:571:40:00

the back and forth council meetings

and deadlines broken and all-night

1:40:001:40:05

sessions that we've seen this week,

yesterday, last night and this

1:40:051:40:11

morning.

Thanks very much. Just to

wrap up what Donald Tusk were

1:40:111:40:15

saying, of course he is the person

who will now -- who will allow the

1:40:151:40:21

preparation of the next talks, he

says he is ready to start preparing

1:40:211:40:24

a close relationship in trade,

security, defence and foreign

1:40:241:40:27

policy, but says they need more

clarity on how the UK sees future

1:40:271:40:31

relations after leaving the single

market and the customs union. We

1:40:311:40:35

will keep you up-to-date.

1:40:351:40:38

Lots going on this morning. Mike is

going to take a breath for the

1:40:381:40:44

moment and speak about the awards

season in sport.

1:40:441:40:46

The Golden Ball has once again go on

to dull -- gone to Cristiano

1:40:461:40:54

Ronaldo.

There are few British players who

1:40:541:40:59

have one before. The first was one

in 56.

1:40:591:41:01

Who chooses?

It started as a French idea and now

1:41:011:41:08

it is open to players all over the

world.

1:41:081:41:11

You have to go back to 2007

for the last time it wasn't Ronaldo

1:41:111:41:15

or Messi taking home

the Golden Ball, that's

1:41:151:41:22

the Ballon D'or, awarded

to the world's best player.

1:41:221:41:25

For the second year running

football journalists,

1:41:251:41:27

decided Christiano Ronaldo

needed another golden ball

1:41:271:41:29

for his mantelpiece.

1:41:291:41:30

He won the Champions

League with Real Madrid,

1:41:301:41:32

as well as the Spanish

domestic title.

1:41:321:41:34

It means he now equals Messi's

own tally of five of these awards.

1:41:341:41:37

Even after so many it still means

the world to him, halfway up the

1:41:371:41:42

Eiffel Tower there.

1:41:421:41:43

I still have the motivation to be

Cristiano, to play with happiness,

1:41:431:41:46

so the main word is happy.

1:41:461:41:50

Enjoy myself.

1:41:501:41:50

I'm still motivated and I play

in a fantastic club and a fantastic

1:41:501:41:54

national team, so let's see

what the future brings.

1:41:541:41:56

At this moment I'm very happy.

1:41:561:42:03

It was a lowest ever crowd

at Arsenal's Emirates stadium,

1:42:051:42:09

but the 30,000 that did turn up

were treated to six of the best

1:42:091:42:13

as Arsenal warmed up for the knock

out phase of the Europa league,

1:42:131:42:16

thrashing Bartey Borisov of Belarus.

1:42:161:42:19

The Gunners were already

through long ago, hence the crowd

1:42:191:42:21

of 30,000,

1:42:211:42:23

although lots of clubs

would be pleased with that.

1:42:231:42:26

A cracking strike

from a 20-year-old!

1:42:261:42:30

And at last a win in

Europe for Everton.

1:42:301:42:33

It's far too late

for them to go through,

1:42:331:42:35

but young Ademola Lookman

looked the part in Cyprus.

1:42:351:42:41

Everton gave debuts to five

youngsters in the 3-0 win,

1:42:411:42:44

as they now prepare

to face Liverpool

1:42:441:42:46

in the Merseyside derby

at the weekend.

1:42:461:42:48

Plenty more to get through. I will

be back with more at 8:30 a.m..

1:42:481:42:55

Boris Johnson will travel to Tehran

today to call for the release of a

1:42:551:42:59

British Iranian woman who has been

imprisoned there since last year.

1:42:591:43:03

She is accused of spying, charges

which she denies. Her husband is in

1:43:031:43:08

Al London studio. Last time we spoke

to you was a few weeks ago and you

1:43:081:43:16

were very keen that Boris Johnson

made this trip. You think it will be

1:43:161:43:21

very significant when it comes to

the release or at least the hint of

1:43:211:43:26

a release of Nazanin?

That's right.

I was calling for the last couple of

1:43:261:43:31

weeks, if only he could get there on

time, and now he is managing to get

1:43:311:43:35

there before her trial. So great and

hopefully he will be able to meet

1:43:351:43:40

with Iranian government officials,

maybe with people from the

1:43:401:43:43

judiciary, and maybe with Nazanin

herself. But just to really press

1:43:431:43:48

her case and do what he can to bring

him home.

Have you had a chance to

1:43:481:43:53

speak to Nazanin recently?

The last

time was on Tuesday. That thing we

1:43:531:43:56

didn't know when he was going and

she was asking if I had any news.

1:43:561:44:00

Also very up and down and really

looking with trepidation towards the

1:44:001:44:04

court appearance.

What does she hope

this trip will bring about in terms

1:44:041:44:08

of... Does she know it is happening

before the court appearance?

I'm not

1:44:081:44:14

sure if she does know. I haven't

spoken to her. She was really

1:44:141:44:18

looking forward to anything he could

do to get her home. I don't think

1:44:181:44:21

she was in a place where she was

especially strategic, just clutching

1:44:211:44:25

onto any straw as to what might get

out of this terrible situation.

Have

1:44:251:44:30

you had any hint from the Foreign

Secretary that he is able to have

1:44:301:44:34

any influence, in terms of her

release, or what he intends to save

1:44:341:44:37

there?

My understanding is that he

will obviously be pressing for her

1:44:371:44:41

humanitarian release, so we'll be

calling for her release on

1:44:411:44:46

humanitarian grounds, and he has

been clear that he will do is best.

1:44:461:44:50

The details, I'm expecting to know

more afterwards.

And there was also

1:44:501:44:56

this... The comments that he had

made in regards to what your wife

1:44:561:44:59

was doing in Iran. Hinting that she

was their training journalists, that

1:44:591:45:05

he then apologised for. Have you

spoken to him about that?

In the

1:45:051:45:09

wake of those comments it was

important that he apologised and he

1:45:091:45:13

went out there and is now making

face-to-face clear representations.

1:45:131:45:18

We talked about that briefly when I

met within three ago. But at this

1:45:181:45:23

point I think the visit is the

crucial thing and hopefully he

1:45:231:45:26

unlocks something for Nazanin.

1:45:261:45:31

Do you know what he will say, when

he will say it and how it will be

1:45:311:45:36

receive with whoever he is meeting?

I'm waiting on tenterhooks.

1:45:361:45:39

Hopefully tomorrow will go well and

hopefully Sunday won't go badly. I'm

1:45:391:45:46

watching closely what happens in

Iran and expect to hear on Monday

1:45:461:45:49

how things have gone.

Richard,

you're a friend of the programme, we

1:45:491:45:53

will speak to you soon and we wish

you well and we hope the trip is

1:45:531:45:58

accessible for Nazanin.

Thank you.

1:45:581:45:59

Here's Carol with a look

at this morning's weather.

1:45:591:46:03

I came through snow this morning.

1:46:031:46:06

You weren't the only one, good

morning. Many parts of the north and

1:46:071:46:11

west have seen snow overnight, as

well as the Midlands and our Weather

1:46:111:46:15

Watchers have been doing us proud.

This picture sent in this morning of

1:46:151:46:19

Staffordshire and another one from

Northern Ireland, this one from

1:46:191:46:22

County Down, you can see the depth

of the snow. Some parts have had

1:46:221:46:27

seven centimetres, some two

centimetres and some have seen

1:46:271:46:30

nothing. Storm Caroline has pushed

off towards Scandinavia but if you

1:46:301:46:35

look at the isobars, still quite

tightly packed, so another windy

1:46:351:46:39

day, the wind coming from a cold

direction, namely the north-west or

1:46:391:46:43

the north, flooding right across our

shores. For some parts, especially

1:46:431:46:48

England and Wales, 10 degrees colder

than it was this time yesterday.

1:46:481:46:53

Snow showers persist, the risk of

ice on untreated surfaces first

1:46:531:46:57

thing, and we have the snow showers

in Scotland, and with the strong

1:46:571:47:01

winds here there is likely to be

blizzards and drifting snow and most

1:47:011:47:05

snow coming in across Northern

Ireland and that will continue into

1:47:051:47:08

the afternoon. Inbetweener there

will be sunshine but it will feel

1:47:081:47:11

bitter. Snow showers bitter in the

north of Scotland. In between them

1:47:111:47:17

there will be some sunshine and for

the rest of Scotland away from the

1:47:171:47:21

west, mostly dry. For Northern

England this afternoon, mostly dry

1:47:211:47:25

but we could get some snow flurries

in the east but it won't lie, snow

1:47:251:47:31

showers in Cheshire, Shropshire, but

the Midlands, East Anglia, heading

1:47:311:47:34

to the south coast, a lot of dry,

cold and sunny weather. Southern

1:47:341:47:38

counties, especially to the west of

the Isle of Wight, we aren't immune

1:47:381:47:42

to some of the snow showers,

especially around the Moors in the

1:47:421:47:46

south-west and the showers persist

in Wales. We will see the total is

1:47:461:47:50

building up. That will continue as

we go through the night as the snow

1:47:501:47:57

showers keep coming in on the wind.

The wind not as strong but it will

1:47:571:48:01

be blustery and a lot of dry weather

around. Lots of clear skies and the

1:48:011:48:06

risk of ice where we have the damp

surfaces and these are the

1:48:061:48:09

temperatures you can expect in towns

and cities but in rural areas they

1:48:091:48:13

will be lower and with overlying

snow they will be lower. Tomorrow,

1:48:131:48:16

largely dry, a lot of cold, crisp

winter sunshine, still some showers

1:48:161:48:20

and a similar distribution to today.

The north and west mainly. The wind

1:48:201:48:24

won't be as strong and the

temperatures, freezing where we have

1:48:241:48:30

lying snow, and five, six and seven

as we come further south. You can

1:48:301:48:34

see the system coming in, that on

its leading edge on Sunday will

1:48:341:48:38

bring more of us more snow.

Thanks,

Carol!

1:48:381:48:46

bring more of us more snow.

Thanks,

Carol! Victoria, talking about

1:48:461:48:47

business, we are hearing about

Brexit, we know it is moving on to

1:48:471:48:52

the trade talks. A significant

moment but also has wider

1:48:521:48:55

significance?

It does. Good morning.

We've had comments from lots of

1:48:551:49:01

business groups this morning saying

they welcome the certainty this move

1:49:011:49:06

gives them and the Chancellor says

today's announcement is a boost for

1:49:061:49:12

Britain's economy. It gives more

clarity with regard to investment

1:49:121:49:16

and jobs, the jobs that are in the

UK that people were worried might

1:49:161:49:20

move elsewhere. But the devil as

always is in the detail. We've had

1:49:201:49:24

the red hot headlines, but all we

have seen is an agreement on the

1:49:241:49:29

terms and the words. For people like

investors and employers and

1:49:291:49:34

businesses, ordinary employees, they

need action, don't they? They need

1:49:341:49:38

to work out what this means for

them. It's no real surprise that we

1:49:381:49:41

haven't seen a huge result in the

market today so far.

No real moves

1:49:411:49:46

in the market. You talked about the

relationship between the pound and

1:49:461:49:50

the FTSE 100, the pound normally

gets a boost but the main listed

1:49:501:49:54

companies don't?

Exactly. What's

been interesting today, we thought

1:49:541:49:59

we would get a big rally because we

had this big breakthrough, actually

1:49:591:50:02

we've seen a bit of the reverse when

the announcement first came out.

1:50:021:50:06

It's this classic by the rumour and

sell the facts. We've known

1:50:061:50:10

something was going to come out.

We've seen a fall in the value of

1:50:101:50:14

the pound over the last few minutes.

It's pretty much flat now. It's just

1:50:141:50:20

the beginning, isn't it crazy it

will be a long old process.

1:50:201:50:23

Victoria, thanks very much. -- isn't

it

1:50:231:50:26

crazy.

1:50:261:50:29

For more than 100 years,

high street retailers have tried

1:50:291:50:31

to outdo each other at Christmas,

creating lavish window displays

1:50:311:50:34

to pull in shoppers.

1:50:341:50:35

But with more of us buying online,

1:50:351:50:37

is the art of window

dressing still revelant?

1:50:371:50:39

Breakfast's Tim Muffett's in Oxford

for us this morning.

1:50:391:50:55

He is the window dressing. We are in

Boswell's department store, the

1:50:551:51:00

oldest independent family run

department store in the world, first

1:51:001:51:04

started trading in 1738 and they've

kindly allowed us to bring a bit of

1:51:041:51:10

Breakfast festive magic. We are

addressing the theme of BBC

1:51:101:51:14

Breakfast meets Jack and the

Beanstalk. We are talking about

1:51:141:51:19

Christmas windows. For more than 100

years and retailers have been doing

1:51:191:51:23

it, some shops and flagship shops

spend tens of thousands of pounds on

1:51:231:51:28

them. But given the competition from

online shopping, is it worth all

1:51:281:51:33

that effort and all that money? I've

been finding out.

1:51:331:51:37

Regent Street in London...

It's almost midnight and Holly is

1:51:371:51:45

overseeing her 50th Christmas window

installation.

There, the scheme is

1:51:451:51:49

based around a magician's show. A

magician's show based in a theatre.

1:51:491:51:54

We've got a changing mannequin with

a rotating wall and a hovering

1:51:541:51:58

mannequin in the right-hand window

as well. Every year is the bar

1:51:581:52:02

getting higher and higher? We're

certainly finding an increase in the

1:52:021:52:06

use of animatronics, the movement,

certain tricks.

Why go to all this

1:52:061:52:10

effort?

With more and more consumers

shopping online it's a really

1:52:101:52:14

important way to drive customers and

traffic to the store.

1:52:141:52:18

The first Christmas windows appeared

in Macy's store in New York in the

1:52:181:52:22

18 eighties.

The Christmas season is

a window dresser delight...

The idea

1:52:221:52:26

spread. For generations of families

a trip to see them or they treat in

1:52:261:52:31

itself.

Today big flagship stores often

1:52:311:52:34

spend more than £50,000 on Christmas

windows. Just in one shop.

This is

1:52:341:52:41

the most important time of year to

sell, so you've got to pull the

1:52:411:52:45

customer into your store, attract

them and make them want to buy.

1:52:451:52:49

Their essential because they're kind

of this nostalgic and emotional cell

1:52:491:52:53

to try to help the retailer attract

you. The thing we can do in stores

1:52:531:52:58

is be a human being and serve and

interact with people, so that's our

1:52:581:53:03

advantage online.

But online sales

accounted for a quarter of all

1:53:031:53:07

Christmas shopping last December

according to the British retail

1:53:071:53:11

Consortium, and that share is

expected to grow. So in Harrogate in

1:53:111:53:15

Yorkshire, independent shops have

ramped up their Christmas window

1:53:151:53:19

competition. More than 100 have

taken part. The judging panel's also

1:53:191:53:27

been refreshed. It includes design

student story and Olivier, both 18.

1:53:271:53:32

It gets, like, the younger

generation involved.

I don't think

1:53:321:53:36

our age really take a lot of notice

in what's around them and I think

1:53:361:53:40

when you have a shot like all of

this and all the beautiful lights so

1:53:401:53:44

well decorated it catches the eye

and it makes us want to stop and

1:53:441:53:48

turn and makes us appreciate what

you don't get to see online.

What

1:53:481:53:52

was it about this window that made

it the winner?

It howled all the

1:53:521:53:55

elements we were looking for,

lights, creativity and the Christmas

1:53:551:53:59

spirit. It was all there.

We wanted

to involve our customers in the

1:53:591:54:04

window and they sent in their

favourite Christmas memories.

1:54:041:54:08

Emotive and eye-catching, all a

Christmas window should be. Back in

1:54:081:54:12

London Holly's design is ready.

Bigger budget, same name. A lot of

1:54:121:54:17

the good designs are going to be

shared on various platforms of

1:54:171:54:21

social media. If people like

something, they're going to share

1:54:211:54:24

it.

Digital technology might threaten

1:54:241:54:26

the high street but it also allows

shoppers to capture its Christmas

1:54:261:54:30

magic.

1:54:301:54:34

Interesting to see how important it

is to get the image digitally shared

1:54:341:54:38

and here this morning Max, the

designer here in Boswells, what

1:54:381:54:43

significance does a Christmas window

have for you?

The Christmas windows

1:54:431:54:49

for us are a really good way of

engaging the people on the street

1:54:491:54:53

and getting people really far into

the store to shop the different

1:54:531:54:57

products we have at Boswells.

Such

an old and historic store. This

1:54:571:55:01

morning you kindly let us come

around with your creative vision, we

1:55:011:55:07

have the BBC Breakfast wrapping

paper and the Jack and the Beanstalk

1:55:071:55:12

theme, a BBC Breakfast bauble as

well, what can you do each year to

1:55:121:55:16

do things differently?

Because we

are such a small independent it

1:55:161:55:21

means we can work reactively rather

than have to plan the Christmas

1:55:211:55:24

windows months and months in advance

so we can see what's going on in the

1:55:241:55:29

local community. Jack and the

Beanstalk is at the Oxford Playhouse

1:55:291:55:32

at the moment so it means we can

connect with the local area and make

1:55:321:55:36

all sorts of fabulous changes to the

store.

Some of the budgets for some

1:55:361:55:41

of the big flagship stores in the

big city centres, tens of thousands

1:55:411:55:44

of pounds, some departments spend

over £100,000. Obviously your budget

1:55:441:55:50

is smaller but does that make you

more creative in a way?

No matter

1:55:501:55:54

how much money you have to spend you

have to be creative because you have

1:55:541:55:58

to make something eye-catching for

people to want to come into the

1:55:581:56:01

store, you want them to be

photographed by people going past.

1:56:011:56:04

The fact we have a small budget

means we have to make a lot of the

1:56:041:56:09

proximal in-house rather than

getting other companies to make

1:56:091:56:12

them.

Max, thanks for letting us,

and invade your lovely space.

1:56:121:56:17

Hopefully in an hour it will be

finished and I want to focus on

1:56:171:56:21

this, the BBC Breakfast wrapping

paper. Pulled along by some

1:56:211:56:29

reindeers. You know what, that

certainly gets me in the festive

1:56:291:56:33

spirit. I can feel the creative

juices flowing.

It is fabulous!

Very

1:56:331:56:39

politely put! We will have more from

this later. By 9:15am it will look

1:56:391:56:45

amazing.

1:56:451:56:45

Time now to get the news,

travel and weather where you are.

1:56:452:00:05

Further south, more likely to fall

as rain but watch this space.

2:00:052:00:09

I'm back with the latest

from the BBC London newsroom

2:00:092:00:11

in half an hour.

2:00:112:00:12

Bye for now.

2:00:122:00:14

I believe this is in the best

interests of both the EU and the UK.

2:00:382:00:43

Today's result is of course a

compromise.

2:00:432:00:55

Good morning - it's

Friday 8th December.

2:00:562:01:04

More on those developments on the

Brexit trade negotiations throughout

2:01:042:01:10

the morning.

2:01:102:01:10

Also this morning...

2:01:102:01:12

Firefighters are

stretched to the limit

2:01:122:01:13

and nearly 200,000 residents

are evacuated in California,

2:01:132:01:15

as more wildfires break out.

2:01:152:01:16

In sport, Ronaldo rules again.

2:01:162:01:17

For the second year running,

and fifth time overall,

2:01:172:01:19

Christiano Ronaldo has been named

the world's best player, pipping

2:01:192:01:22

Messi to lift the Golden Ball,

up the Eiffel Tower.

2:01:222:01:32

And the winner is... Coventry!

2:01:342:01:37

A night of celebration for Coventry,

after it is awarded the next

2:01:372:01:39

UK City of Culture.

2:01:392:01:41

Snow has been falling overnight -

with warnings of disruption today.

2:01:412:01:43

Carol has the full forecast.

2:01:432:01:50

We have had snow across the north

and the west of the UK, also around

2:01:502:01:54

the Midlands. It is snowing in

Birmingham at the moment, as you can

2:01:542:01:58

see from our Weather Watcher's

picture. There is the risk of ice

2:01:582:02:02

and it is still windy, with

blizzards across the far north of

2:02:022:02:05

Scotland. More details in about 15

minutes.

2:02:052:02:11

Good morning.

2:02:112:02:15

First, our main story.

2:02:152:02:16

"Sufficient progress" has been

made in the first stage

2:02:162:02:19

of the Brexit negotiations,

allowing talks to move

2:02:192:02:20

onto the subject of

trade and transition -

2:02:202:02:22

that's the news breaking

from Brussels this morning.

2:02:222:02:24

After hours of discussions

and telephone calls late

2:02:242:02:26

through the night, Theresa May flew

to Brussels early this morning

2:02:262:02:29

to announce that she'd secured

an agreement on the future

2:02:292:02:31

of the Irish border.

2:02:312:02:36

Getting to this point has required

give and take on both sides. And I

2:02:362:02:43

believe that the joint report being

published is in the best interests

2:02:432:02:46

of the whole of the UK. I very much

welcome the prospect of moving ahead

2:02:462:02:52

to the next phase, to talk about

trade and security and to discuss

2:02:522:02:56

the positive and ambitious future

relationship that is in all of our

2:02:562:02:58

interests.

She was speaking there

alongside the president of the

2:02:582:03:03

European Commission, Jean-Claude

Juncker. He said the discussions had

2:03:032:03:07

been challenging and compromises had

been made on both sides.

I believe

2:03:072:03:13

we have now made a breakthrough just

two days result is, of course, a

2:03:132:03:20

compromise. It is the result of a

long and intense discussion between

2:03:202:03:25

commission negotiators and those of

the UK. As in any negotiation, both

2:03:252:03:31

sides have to listen to each other.

Jean-Claude Juncker there, that

2:03:312:03:38

joint press conference happening

just over an hour ago. In a moment

2:03:382:03:41

we will get the latest from

Westminster with Chris Mason. But

2:03:412:03:44

first of all our correspondent was

in the room in Brussels, as that

2:03:442:03:48

press conference took place. We knew

it was no ordinary morning this

2:03:482:03:52

morning, there were phone calls at

four o'clock in the mooring to the

2:03:522:03:55

correspondence like yourselves, an

early morning flight double Theresa

2:03:552:03:59

May landing, and then a significant

moments - the trade talks will now

2:03:592:04:03

go ahead?

Yes, it feels like I have

done a days work already, Charlie,

2:04:032:04:09

at it is still early! This is a

joint report produced by the

2:04:092:04:13

negotiators for both sides. It is 50

pages long and it spells out all the

2:04:132:04:19

commitments and compromises that

have been made by both sides to get

2:04:192:04:22

to this point. This morning is going

to be about officials from the

2:04:222:04:26

member states going through this

document, seeing what they think

2:04:262:04:29

about it, the idea being that they

will then publish another document

2:04:292:04:32

in the next couple of hours which

will be the blueprint for the start

2:04:322:04:35

of the trade talks. Before people

get too excited and pop the

2:04:352:04:41

champagne, which incidentally

Theresa May and Jean-Claude Juncker

2:04:412:04:42

did not do this morning over

breakfast, Donald Tusk, the man who

2:04:422:04:47

chairs the European Union summit, he

said this was the easy part. Said

2:04:472:04:52

working out the divorce issues was

easy. Rebuilding the relationship

2:04:522:04:55

between the EU and the UK on trade,

security, defence, all that stuff,

2:04:552:05:00

he says, is going to be much, much

harder edit will have to be done

2:05:002:05:04

very, very quickly. He said

effectively there was less than a

2:05:042:05:07

year to get all this stuff sorted

out. In terms of the things that

2:05:072:05:11

jumped out at me from this document

from a quick first read of it, on

2:05:112:05:15

citizens rights, it looks like there

is good to be a role for the

2:05:152:05:19

European Court of Justice in the UK

perhaps for up to eight years after

2:05:192:05:22

the UK has left the EU, although it

may only affect a handful of cases.

2:05:222:05:26

So it may not be a very big role.

And then Northern Ireland, the thing

2:05:262:05:31

that held up the talks this week,

how to avoid a hard border between

2:05:312:05:35

Northern Ireland and the Republic of

Ireland, it does seem they have

2:05:352:05:39

managed to find some language that

gets them over the hurdle

2:05:392:05:42

politically, but what it means in

practice it might be some time

2:05:422:05:45

before we can find out.

Thank you.

We can speak to our political

2:05:452:05:54

correspondent Chris Mason in

Westminster now. Chris, to some

2:05:542:05:56

extent, there will be a huge sigh of

relief, because this was a real

2:05:562:05:58

sticking point for Theresa May and

the DUP leader, Arlene Foster,

2:05:582:06:03

wasn't it? But this is the start of

even tougher negotiations which are

2:06:032:06:06

about to begin down we absolutely.

Yes, there will be huge sighs of

2:06:062:06:13

relief, that will be the sentiment

coming out of the British Government

2:06:132:06:16

or day-to-day. Then there will be

rather a lot of people who have been

2:06:162:06:19

involved in all of this who might

just want the rise sleep.

But then,

2:06:192:06:26

crucially, we're going to get into a

very big and very complicated and

2:06:262:06:31

unprecedented negotiation over the

UK's future relationship with the

2:06:312:06:34

European Union. And of course, that

is what really matters. This first

2:06:342:06:39

stage was really unpacking our

existing relationship. Obviously a

2:06:392:06:43

necessary part of the processor, but

what really matters in terms of the

2:06:432:06:46

flavour of Brexit, if you like, that

we are going to end up with, what

2:06:462:06:51

our relationship is going to be like

with our nearest neighbours for the

2:06:512:06:54

next generation or so, what happens,

starting in the New Year, on a

2:06:542:06:59

relatively tight timetable, is going

to be absolutely crucial and hugely

2:06:592:07:02

contentious and will matter a great

deal for the biggest of reasons, for

2:07:022:07:06

jobs and investment and for the

state of the economy. To give you

2:07:062:07:09

some sense of the timeline, because

as ever in politics weekly one

2:07:092:07:14

hurdle and immediately the next

horizon appears for the future, the

2:07:142:07:19

expectation is that something around

a trade deal is going to have to be

2:07:192:07:22

making a lot of progress by the

autumn of next year. Because the UK

2:07:222:07:27

leaves the European Union in March

of 2019, and by the autumn it needs

2:07:272:07:38

to have started making progress. So,

there's still a huge amount to do

2:07:382:07:44

and huge negotiations to come. But

from the Prime Minister's

2:07:442:07:48

perspective, a huge achievement

overnight.

Thank you very much, we

2:07:482:07:51

will be keeping a close eye on this

throughout the morning and keeping

2:07:512:07:54

you up to date.

2:07:542:07:59

A number of new wildfires have

started in southern California,

2:07:592:08:02

stretching firefighters

to the limit.

2:08:022:08:03

Nearly 200,000 people have now been

evacuated from their homes.

2:08:032:08:06

Planes have been diverted to one

of the latest blazes

2:08:062:08:08

in the county of San Diego,

and officials say more than 400

2:08:082:08:11

buildings have been destroyed.

2:08:112:08:12

Our North America correspondent

James Cook reports.

2:08:122:08:21

The American west was never really

tamed. To weather here was always

2:08:212:08:25

wild and dangerous. And in a warming

world, it seems to be getting worse.

2:08:252:08:30

Well, the wind has just picked up

here in the last few minutes and the

2:08:302:08:33

fire is really flaring up on the

hillside and pushing along this

2:08:332:08:37

canyon. There are some homes down

there. We can hear shouts in the

2:08:372:08:40

Valley. There are some families

refusing to leave. The walkers are

2:08:402:08:45

among them. They wouldn't answer the

door, they stayed inside, intent on

2:08:452:08:51

staying put, despite the danger

lurking nearby. At least two dozen

2:08:512:08:55

horses have died in this fire, which

is the worst here in living memory.

2:08:552:09:00

In the exclusive suburb of Bel-Air,

they attacked the fire is

2:09:002:09:06

aggressively, successfully saving

scores of homes. Musician Lila

2:09:062:09:10

Ritchie and the socialite Alice

Hylton were among those forced to

2:09:102:09:13

flee. Every firefighting aircraft in

the United States has been summoned

2:09:132:09:17

to California. And they're making a

big difference. In times of crisis,

2:09:172:09:23

some extraordinary moments of

compassion. Here, a man apparently

2:09:232:09:27

in distress runs to rescue a rabbit.

One little life saved. Several new

2:09:272:09:33

fires have broken out in the past

few hours. Containing them is if you

2:09:332:09:37

presume an effort. Mother nature is

likely to have the last word.

2:09:372:09:44

A "day of rage" is being planned

by Palestinians angered by America's

2:09:442:09:49

recognition of Jerusalem

as the capital of Israel.

2:09:492:09:51

Around 30 demonstrators were injured

in clashes with Israeli forces

2:09:512:09:55

in the West Bank yesterday.

2:09:552:09:59

The US has warned Palestinians

against cancelling talks

2:09:592:10:01

with vice-President Mike Pence,

who will visit the Middle East

2:10:012:10:04

in less than two weeks' time.

2:10:042:10:06

A student who died weeks

after starting at university

2:10:062:10:08

was failed by "every NHS

organisation that should have cared

2:10:082:10:12

for her", a review has found.

2:10:122:10:14

Averil Hart, who was 19,

died of a heart attack caused

2:10:142:10:17

by anorexia in 2012.

2:10:172:10:18

The Parliamentary and

Health Service Ombudsman

2:10:182:10:21

says her death could and should

have been prevented.

2:10:212:10:24

NHS England has apologised,

and says it's making "real progress"

2:10:242:10:28

with eating disorder services.

2:10:282:10:29

Snow, ice and windy conditions

are set to sweep across large

2:10:292:10:31

parts of the UK today,

as Storm Caroline heads

2:10:312:10:34

towards Scandinavia.

2:10:342:10:37

Severe gales have already

caused disruption to air,

2:10:372:10:39

rail and ferry services.

2:10:392:10:41

Yellow "be aware" weather

warnings have been issued

2:10:412:10:43

across much of Scotland,

Northern Ireland, Wales

2:10:432:10:45

and north-west England -

with up to eight inches of snow

2:10:452:10:47

expected in some areas.

2:10:472:10:51

Prison inspectors have found high

levels of serious violence,

2:10:512:10:53

chronic staff shortages and filthy

conditions at one of Britain's

2:10:532:10:56

biggest jails, Wormwood Scrubs,

for the third year in a row.

2:10:562:10:58

They also found areas

of the west London prison,

2:10:582:11:01

which houses 1,200 inmates,

were strewn with litter,

2:11:012:11:05

attracting rats and cockroaches.

2:11:052:11:07

The Ministry of Justice says it has

taken "decisive action"

2:11:072:11:10

to address the problems.

2:11:102:11:14

Coventry has been chosen as the UK

city of culture for 2021.

2:11:142:11:17

It beat submissions from Paisley,

Stoke-on-Trent, Sunderland

2:11:172:11:19

and Swansea to win the title.

2:11:192:11:25

The bid team said their plans

were "about changing the reputation

2:11:252:11:27

of a city" as well as hosting a year

of cultural celebration.

2:11:272:11:37

There's 40 million people within two

hours of driving time. We're going

2:11:402:11:44

to do something incredibly special

and give something to the UK.

2:11:442:11:48

Scientists working in the Arctic

believe they may have

2:11:482:11:51

discovered why some whales

repeatedly become stranded.

2:11:512:12:00

Researchers tracked narwhals,

also known as "sea unicorns",

2:12:012:12:03

which had been released

after becoming entangled

2:12:032:12:06

in fishing nets.

2:12:062:12:08

They found that when the whales

became frightened, blood-flow

2:12:082:12:10

was restricted to their brains,

causing the animals to become

2:12:102:12:12

confused and disorientated

as they tried to swim away.

2:12:122:12:17

Let's have a look at the weather.

What is the picture, Carol?

In the

2:12:172:12:27

Midlands, as you can see from our

Weather Watcher's picture, from

2:12:272:12:32

Halesowen, I think is how you

pronounce it, but we have got some

2:12:322:12:36

other ones as well... This one is

from Aviemore, the snow is starting

2:12:362:12:40

to pile up. This is what we

currently have. We've currently got

2:12:402:12:45

ten centimetres. And in other

areas...

2:12:452:12:56

Some of us have got no centimetres!

The back edge of Storm Caroline is

2:12:582:13:05

still pushing a lot of isobars

across our shores, so

2:13:052:13:07

still pushing a lot of isobars

across our shores, so today is going

2:13:072:13:08

to be windy. It is from a cold

direction. For some of us, the

2:13:082:13:15

temperature now compared to

yesterday is a good 13 degrees

2:13:152:13:18

lower. That is quite a shock to the

system. So, with the strong winds,

2:13:182:13:23

blizzards across the far north of

Scotland, with drifting snow. The

2:13:232:13:30

wind is strong, so some of those

snow showers are getting over to the

2:13:302:13:33

east. In Northern Ireland, the snow

showers will be on and off

2:13:332:13:38

throughout the day, and in between,

there will be some sunshine. Across

2:13:382:13:43

Northern Ireland, in between the

showers there will be some sunny

2:13:432:13:47

cramps but it will feel bitter. For

the rest of Scotland, away from the

2:13:472:13:52

west, dry with some sunshine. The

same for most of northern England

2:13:522:13:55

and as we sweep down to the

Midlands, East Anglia and the

2:13:552:13:57

south-east of England. Week could

have a wintry flurry over towards

2:13:572:14:04

the east, however. Towards southern

counties as we go through the course

2:14:042:14:07

of the day, some snow showers but we

do not expect it to lie. Across

2:14:072:14:13

Wales as well, further snow showers

to come, interspersed with Sonny

2:14:132:14:18

skies. Overnight the winds will be

using, with snow showers coming in

2:14:182:14:26

again, in the same areas, being

driven in on the wind. There will be

2:14:262:14:32

some ice on untreated surfaces in

the west. If you're somewhere with

2:14:322:14:37

lie-in snow, it will feel much

colder than that. Tomorrow, a .gov

2:14:372:14:42

dry weather and crisp winter

sunshine. It will be a beautiful day

2:14:422:14:45

but it will feel cold. There will

still be snow showers coming in

2:14:452:14:50

across the north and the west, but

not as many or as frequent as today.

2:14:502:14:55

Then you can see this next system

waiting in the wings. There's still

2:14:552:14:58

some uncertainty about this, but on

Sunday as it comes in it will

2:14:582:15:03

introduce warmer air into the

south-west, and rain. As it pushes

2:15:032:15:08

northwards on the leading edge we

expect some snow. Exactly where that

2:15:082:15:11

will be is still open to question.

But we think at the moment it will

2:15:112:15:16

be Northern Ireland and parts of

Wales, north of the M4 corridor,

2:15:162:15:19

heading north-east. That's your

forecast.

2:15:192:15:34

It's a dilemma all parents face -

finding the right words for those

2:15:352:15:38

awkward conversations

with your teenager about sex,

2:15:382:15:40

drugs and alcohol.

2:15:402:15:41

And even if you think

you've had the chat -

2:15:412:15:44

your child may not have taken it

on board.

2:15:442:15:46

New research from the National

Citizen Service suggests there's

2:15:462:15:48

a communication mismatch

between parents and teens -

2:15:482:15:50

so mums and dads believe they've

broached the tricky topics,

2:15:502:15:52

but young people don't

think they actually have.

2:15:522:15:54

Here's what some teenagers

in Manchester think.

2:15:542:15:58

I find it quite easy. Me and my mum

are close. We talk quite a lot about

2:15:582:16:03

a lot of things.

I find it quite hard, because I'm

2:16:032:16:08

pretty comfortable talking about it,

but my mum is very traditional. So

2:16:082:16:11

she is the one who normally gets

embarrassed.

2:16:112:16:15

I feel like it easier to speak to

your friends about it, it is less

2:16:152:16:18

awkward because they are your

friends and they are more

2:16:182:16:21

understanding. I would rather go to

a friend than a parent sometimes.

2:16:212:16:25

When you don't want to listen to

what they have to say, you just

2:16:252:16:30

don't let them talk.

I feel awkward to speak about things

2:16:302:16:32

like that with my parents, but with

my friends I feel like they go

2:16:322:16:36

through the same things as what I am

going through, but the parents are a

2:16:362:16:39

lot older than me.

I zone out. Sometimes it makes me

2:16:392:16:43

cringe. If your mum is trying to

explain it to you you must listen

2:16:432:16:49

because she knows best, doesn't she?

Yes, she does!

2:16:492:16:53

Let's talk to Anna Colton,

a clinical psychologist

2:16:532:16:55

who was involved with this research,

and to Caroline Newns

2:16:552:16:57

and her son Joe.

2:16:572:16:58

Good morning, everyone. Doctor, can

we start with you? Just about this

2:16:582:17:05

research. What does it tell us? As

we were just hearing, I suppose it

2:17:052:17:10

is quality not quantity, isn't it?

It is about what is being said

2:17:102:17:14

rather than when and how often.

Exactly right. The key is that it is

2:17:142:17:20

setting up the situation for the

conversation. If there is a drip

2:17:202:17:25

drip over months and years,

conversations are acceptable, you

2:17:252:17:29

are more likely to find that during

the teenage years your children talk

2:17:292:17:33

to you. If these things are not

approached and all of a sudden it is

2:17:332:17:36

a monologue or diatribe it'll be a

less comfortable conversation and

2:17:362:17:40

it'll be less well received. Young

people will feel judged. They feel

2:17:402:17:45

like their parents disapproved.

That's not a situation they want to

2:17:452:17:48

put themselves in. Whereas if there

is an openness, and an openness

2:17:482:17:52

leading up to the teenage years,

where all sorts of topics are

2:17:522:17:54

discussed and they are not a drama,

those conversations, when needed,

2:17:542:17:59

which will be much more well

received and much easier to have.

2:17:592:18:03

Welcome to the sofa this morning.

Brave of you to come in. Some

2:18:032:18:07

families might be thinking that it

is a tricky situation to even talk

2:18:072:18:12

about it, and you are the expert in

this, what is the right way and what

2:18:122:18:16

is the wrong way? Is it easy to know

what is the wrong way?

As far as

2:18:162:18:21

talking to your child or just a

younger person, you must understand

2:18:212:18:26

that it is a two-way thing. When a

child comes to a parent nowadays

2:18:262:18:31

they are not just looking for the

right answer, they are not just

2:18:312:18:33

looking to be told exactly what it

is they should be doing, they want

2:18:332:18:38

an open dialogue where they can

discuss how they feel about a topic,

2:18:382:18:41

how the parents feel about a topic.

Because the parents, where they are

2:18:412:18:46

the knowledge source, there is a

disconnect in that they have a

2:18:462:18:52

different perspective on things

because of the age difference.

You

2:18:522:18:55

just said such a lovely thing about

your mum. You are the knowledge

2:18:552:18:59

source, apparently!

CHUCKLES

2:18:592:19:01

That's a lovely thing to say. In

some cases you might think the other

2:19:012:19:07

way, teenagers might think, I do

remember being a teenager, and you

2:19:072:19:11

think you know, don't you?

Yes. You

assume that because you are the

2:19:112:19:16

person living in the day and age

where this is your problem, you

2:19:162:19:19

assume that you are the only person,

the only age group, capable of

2:19:192:19:24

understanding it. But it's

definitely the case that people of

2:19:242:19:27

all generations have been through

similar issues. To understand that

2:19:272:19:30

and approach that, and to approach

your parents with the understanding

2:19:302:19:34

they can still help you with a

topic, although it might be more

2:19:342:19:38

difficult to discuss, it's

definitely necessary.

That's the

2:19:382:19:42

tricky part, isn't it? Say you are

having a conversation about sex, a

2:19:422:19:46

break-up, people have been through

that, but you went through it

2:19:462:19:50

differently, sometimes people don't

want to hear, well, I know exactly

2:19:502:19:52

what you are feeling.

You are right.

That is what you do not say. What

2:19:522:19:59

Anna said about starting a

conversation when they are young,

2:19:592:20:01

getting used to having a dialogue,

that is key.

You've always had that

2:20:012:20:05

relationship?

Since a very young age

we have always, it's always been

2:20:052:20:10

encouraged that talk about how I

feel, talk about my opinions about

2:20:102:20:13

various different topics, whether it

be intimate things like sexual

2:20:132:20:17

relations, or just things like

politics, whole range have been

2:20:172:20:23

encouraged as topics of

conversation, really. I've grown up

2:20:232:20:25

with the idea of being comfortable.

Do you have a certain role when it

2:20:252:20:30

comes to you and your partner, what

his dad looks after, and what you

2:20:302:20:37

look after, is there a natural

split?

What do you think?

I wouldn't

2:20:372:20:43

say it is either way. Both my mum

and dad I feel very comfortable

2:20:432:20:47

talking to. Again, just because I've

been brought up by both of them to

2:20:472:20:51

be used to talking about the variety

of topics. But I do lean towards

2:20:512:20:56

things, such as political

conversations, I will lean towards

2:20:562:20:59

my mum. Things like technology which

me and my dad share an interest in,

2:20:592:21:02

I will talk to him about... Yes,

sometimes people might feel more

2:21:022:21:08

naturally inclined to talk to a

certain parent about more intimate

2:21:082:21:10

issues. Sometimes the child mother

relationship might be easier, but I

2:21:102:21:17

don't see it like that.

Doctor, can

I ask you, at what point, the notion

2:21:172:21:22

of having a family, and this is a

good example of people who have

2:21:222:21:25

always talked. You have to respect

that young people don't necessarily

2:21:252:21:31

want to talk about everything as

well, don't you?

Absolutely. Part of

2:21:312:21:37

the process of adolescence and

growing up is separating from your

2:21:372:21:39

parents. It's a tricky thing to

negotiate because, of course, when

2:21:392:21:44

young people are in a vulnerable

situation they are feeling shaky.

2:21:442:21:47

They want to be contained and held.

But sometimes it's not appropriate.

2:21:472:21:53

But it's really appropriate use

peers as a support. That is the

2:21:532:21:58

process of adolescence. You are

right, they don't always want to go

2:21:582:22:01

to their parents, and not everything

should, but it is about being

2:22:012:22:04

available when they need it and when

they choose to use it.

Thank you

2:22:042:22:08

very much. My apologies for

interrupting. Thank you all for your

2:22:082:22:12

time this morning. We are covering

events out of Brussels this morning.

2:22:122:22:17

The Irish Prime Minister is making a

statement from Dublin, let's listen.

2:22:172:22:21

... Or any other part of the

European Union, all they have to do

2:22:262:22:33

is exercise their right to Irish and

EU citizenship. The common travel

2:22:332:22:38

area will continue, allowing us to

travel freely between Britain and

2:22:382:22:41

Ireland. British and Irish citizens

will continue to have the freedom to

2:22:412:22:47

live, work, study, access housing,

pensions, and welfare in each

2:22:472:22:50

other's countries as though we were

citizens of both. The United Kingdom

2:22:502:22:54

has committed to avoiding a hard

board as an overarching requirement

2:22:542:22:59

with which any future arrangements

must be compatible. -- hard border.

2:22:592:23:06

There will be no checks or controls.

Three options have been set out as

2:23:062:23:11

to how this can be achieved. Our

preferred option is a deep and

2:23:112:23:15

comprehensive agreement between the

EU and the UK in its entirety, which

2:23:152:23:19

will allow us to trade as we do now.

However, that might not be possible.

2:23:192:23:25

There is a backstop arrangement in

place. In which Northern Ireland and

2:23:252:23:29

perhaps all of the UK will maintain

full alignment with the rules of the

2:23:292:23:34

internal market and Customs union,

which are relevant for the avoidance

2:23:342:23:38

of a border, and the island economy.

People in businesses in Northern

2:23:382:23:44

Ireland are being given the

additional assurance that the UK

2:23:442:23:49

Government will ensure Northern

Ireland business will continue to

2:23:492:23:53

have unfettered access to the whole

of the UK, and that no new barriers

2:23:532:23:56

will develop between Northern

Ireland and Great Britain, unless

2:23:562:24:00

the Northern Ireland executive and

assembly agreed to it. Northern

2:24:002:24:04

Ireland and Great Britain will not

drift apart. Peace and funding will

2:24:042:24:13

continue into 2021. We will all

favourably examined continuing it

2:24:132:24:16

beyond that. The United Kingdom has

committed to ensuring that in

2:24:162:24:23

Northern Ireland there is no

diminution of the human rights

2:24:232:24:26

safeguards and equality of

opportunity set out in European law.

2:24:262:24:30

There will continue to be a distinct

strand in Ireland in the phase two

2:24:302:24:35

of these negotiations. I hope soon

to see the restoration of the

2:24:352:24:43

Northern Ireland executive and the

council. These institutions will be

2:24:432:24:46

a vital voice as we move forward

together into phase two of the

2:24:462:24:49

Brexit talks. I want to particular

this morning to recognise the

2:24:492:24:56

concerns of the unionist community

in Ireland. I want to ensure that

2:24:562:24:59

the Irish government has no hidden

agenda. There is no question of us

2:24:592:25:03

trying to exploit Brexit as a means

of moving towards a united Ireland

2:25:032:25:08

without consent. -- unionist

community in Northern Ireland. We do

2:25:082:25:11

not want to see a border anywhere.

We want to build bridges, not

2:25:112:25:18

borders. We want free travel on free

trade to continue as it does now and

2:25:182:25:25

has done for the past 20 years. We

want reconciliation and respect to

2:25:252:25:31

grow. Our guiding light and our only

ambition throughout has been to

2:25:312:25:35

ensure that the provisions of the

Good Friday Agreement continue to

2:25:352:25:39

operate in full after Brexit. And

that people can go about their

2:25:392:25:43

normal lives and businesses as

before, just as they have done for

2:25:432:25:46

the past 20 years. In particular,

the agreement we have reached

2:25:462:25:51

explicitly recognises the provisions

of the Good Friday Agreement with

2:25:512:25:55

regard to the constitutional status

of Northern Ireland and the

2:25:552:25:58

principle of consent. This principle

is the foundation stone of the new

2:25:582:26:01

relationships we have built on this

Ireland and will continue to build

2:26:012:26:06

in the future. To the nationalist

people in Northern Ireland, I want

2:26:062:26:11

it assure you we have protected your

interests throughout these

2:26:112:26:14

negotiations, and will continue to

do so. Your birthright, as Irish

2:26:142:26:19

citizens, and therefore as Europeans

has been protected. There will be no

2:26:192:26:23

hard border, and you never will be

left behind by an Irish government

2:26:232:26:31

again. These rights will be

available to everybody in Northern

2:26:312:26:34

Ireland who chooses to exercise his

or her right to be an Irish citizen,

2:26:342:26:38

regardless of their political

persuasion or religious beliefs. In

2:26:382:26:42

conclusion I want to thank my

colleagues in government. The

2:26:422:26:45

officials and diplomats in the

Department of foreign affairs and

2:26:452:26:49

trade. And the Minister for European

affairs, Helen McAtee, for their

2:26:492:26:56

hard work and commitment in the

months gone by. The government has

2:26:562:27:01

been united and firm in its resolve.

I'd also like to thank the

2:27:012:27:05

opposition leaders for the very

practical support they have offered

2:27:052:27:07

in recent months. By using their

contacts with cystic parties across

2:27:072:27:14

Europe. I want to recognise the new

negotiations led by Michel Barnier

2:27:142:27:19

as well as Donald Tusk and

Jean-Claude Juncker. -- sister

2:27:192:27:28

parties across Europe. Their

contribution has been invaluable and

2:27:282:27:31

beyond what we had hoped for. It has

been the illustration of the values

2:27:312:27:36

of the European Union and why small

countries are better off in the EU.

2:27:362:27:40

It puts beyond any doubt that our

future lies in the European Union at

2:27:402:27:45

the heart of the common European

hold we hope to build. To our

2:27:452:27:50

neighbours in Britain, our

neighbours, and colleagues, I value

2:27:502:27:56

your concerns, your goodwill, and

you're good faith. I know the Irish

2:27:562:28:00

issues are on your agenda, but they

are among many challenges Brexit

2:28:002:28:05

imposes for your country and your

people. Ireland has always respected

2:28:052:28:10

your democratic decision to leave

the European Union. And we've always

2:28:102:28:13

shared common interests in peace,

free trade, free movement, and

2:28:132:28:19

prosperity for everybody on these

islands. And I can assure you of the

2:28:192:28:23

continued friendship and good will

of the Irish government and Irish

2:28:232:28:25

people in the months and years

ahead.

2:28:252:28:36

SPEAKS GAELIC.

2:28:382:28:42

STUDIO: The press conference shortly

after that news breaking from

2:28:452:28:54

Brussels that sufficient progress

has been made on the talks between

2:28:542:28:58

the UK and the rest of the EU in

order to progress to the next stage

2:28:582:29:03

of the talks. Leo Varadkar saying

that the deal has achieved all we

2:29:032:29:11

set out to achieve. He also spoke

about the importance for Northern

2:29:112:29:16

Ireland businesses to have full

access to the UK. The issue of the

2:29:162:29:21

border between the Irish Republic

and Northern Ireland has been a

2:29:212:29:25

sticking point in getting this

preliminary deal done. It was one of

2:29:252:29:30

three main issues. There was the

issue of the Northern Ireland

2:29:302:29:34

border, the issue of citizens right,

both UK citizens elsewhere in the UK

2:29:342:29:38

and EU citizens currently in the UK.

2:29:382:29:40

I herded and understood it.

2:31:252:31:27

I herded and understood it. Let's be

clear about this. Firstly we are

2:31:272:31:31

He was saying the whole of the UK

will have equivalents with the rest

2:32:272:32:32

of Europe?

It seems to me that it

follows logically. I don't think the

2:32:322:32:36

Republic of Ireland is going to be

diverted to regulatory and the terms

2:32:362:32:41

from the rest of the EU. This is an

important step forward for all of

2:32:412:32:44

us, not just in terms of the

relationship between the north and

2:32:442:32:47

south of Ireland. That isn't to say

they cannot be regulatory

2:32:472:32:54

divergence, but it would have to be

by agreement, it seems to me,

2:32:542:32:58

because the bottom line, as I read

the paragraphs of this memorandum

2:32:582:33:03

that the bottom line is that we are

to ensure a regulatory equivalents,

2:33:032:33:07

which means you don't have to have a

hard border between Northern Ireland

2:33:072:33:10

and the Republic. Logically there is

no need for us to have a hard border

2:33:102:33:19

of goods between the United Kingdom

and our other EU partners.

Thanks

2:33:192:33:24

very much. Thanks for taking us

through this breaking story, those

2:33:242:33:29

developments out of Brussels. We

will get analysis throughout the day

2:33:292:33:34

on the BBC with our correspondents

who are examining what this first

2:33:342:33:38

phase, the completion of this first

phase of negotiation is when it

2:33:382:33:41

comes to Brexit as we move into the

second phase.

2:33:412:37:06

areas of the capital.

2:37:062:37:07

Further south, more likely to fall

as rain but watch this space.

2:37:072:37:10

I'm back with the latest

from the BBC London

2:37:102:37:12

in half an hour.

2:37:122:37:13

Plenty more on our website

at the usual address.

2:37:132:37:15

Hello, this is Breakfast with

Naga Munchetty and Charlie Stayt.

2:37:152:37:19

We are keeping you up-to-date on a

story that has been moving. We

2:37:192:37:24

understand the announcement on a

breakthrough on the Brexit

2:37:242:37:26

negotiations has happened.

2:37:262:37:28

Theresa May has arrived

in Brussels this morning,

2:37:282:37:30

following overnight talks

on the issue of the Irish border.

2:37:302:37:33

She said there would be no hard

border and the Good Friday

2:37:332:37:36

Agreement would be upheld.

2:37:362:37:37

Our Ireland reporter Chris Page

is in the Belfast newsroom for us.

2:37:372:37:37

We've also been hearing from the

Taoiseach, our island reporter is in

2:37:402:37:46

the Belfast newsroom for us this

morning. Just to go over, we spoke

2:37:462:37:51

to our correspondent to the

Taoiseach's comments, a lot of the

2:37:512:37:58

position has been over the borders

and how trade will work here. A

2:37:582:38:01

phrase we have picked up from the

comments of Leo Varadkar, there

2:38:012:38:09

would be full alignment between

Ireland and the rest of the UK, the

2:38:092:38:15

whole of the UK. How is that to be

interpreted?

There will be an awful

2:38:152:38:21

lot of interpretation of this tech.

Both politicians on both sides will

2:38:212:38:31

be poring over it. There couldn't be

a return to border controls. The

2:38:312:38:38

details of that could be worked out

whenever the talks begin in the next

2:38:382:38:41

phase but they wanted a false

position, a backstop position as Leo

2:38:412:38:47

Varadkar put it that if all else

fails, there wouldn't be any new

2:38:472:38:51

checkpoints on the land frontier.

Leo Varadkar has been speaking in

2:38:512:38:56

the last few minutes in Dublin and

he gave the deal between the UK and

2:38:562:38:59

EU his seal of approval.

I am

satisfied that sufficient progress

2:38:592:39:05

has now been made on the Irish

issues. The parameters have been set

2:39:052:39:09

and they are good. Now we can move

on to work out the detail of what

2:39:092:39:14

has been agreed to talk about the

transition phase, free trade and the

2:39:142:39:19

new relationship between and the UK.

So the EU had said they'd only move

2:39:192:39:25

onto the second phase of talks if

island was satisfied now we know

2:39:252:39:29

that is the case. British

negotiators had been trying to find

2:39:292:39:32

a form of words satisfying the

Democratic Unionist Party, party

2:39:322:39:35

that holds the balance of power in

the Parliament, and Theresa May and

2:39:352:39:43

Arlene Foster had a series of phone

calls in the night. The DUP making

2:39:432:39:46

it clear they didn't get everything

they wanted. In fact Arlene Foster

2:39:462:39:50

has said she called from the Prime

Minister about proceeding with the

2:39:502:39:54

agreement in the present form given

there are issues to be resolved but

2:39:542:39:57

she said it was ultimately a matter

for the Prime Minister to decide.

2:39:572:40:01

Arlene Foster has said the DUP's

major concern, in eliminating the

2:40:012:40:07

need for any border posts, there

might be a new trade barrier between

2:40:072:40:11

Ireland and the UK. They seem to be

happy about the way things are

2:40:112:40:17

proceeding now.

Well, there have

been changes right throughout the

2:40:172:40:22

text and we believe there have been

six substantive changes and we are

2:40:222:40:27

pleased to see those changes

because, for me, it means there is

2:40:272:40:30

no red line down the Irish Sea, and

we have the very clear confirmation

2:40:302:40:37

that the entirety of the United

Kingdom is leaving the European

2:40:372:40:41

Union, leaving the single market,

leaving the customs union and I

2:40:412:40:44

think that is a very important

statement to have.

Thank you very

2:40:442:40:50

much for that analysis. Very

difficult in terms of interpretation

2:40:502:40:52

and we will hear a lot more about

how politicians are interpreting

2:40:522:40:56

what exactly has been said why the

EU and Theresa May after the first

2:40:562:41:01

phase of Brexit negotiations.

We will keep you updated. Let's take

2:41:012:41:04

you through the rest of the news

this morning.

2:41:042:41:06

A number of new wildfires have

started in southern California,

2:41:062:41:09

stretching firefighters

to the limit.

2:41:092:41:10

Nearly 200,000 people have now been

evacuated from their homes.

2:41:102:41:12

Planes have been diverted to one

of the latest blazes

2:41:122:41:20

in the county of San Diego,

and officials say more than 400

2:41:202:41:23

buildings have been destroyed.

2:41:232:41:24

A state of emergency

has been declared.

2:41:242:41:31

A student who died weeks

after starting at university

2:41:312:41:33

was failed by "every NHS

organisation that should have cared

2:41:332:41:36

for her", a review has found.

2:41:362:41:37

Averil Hart, who was 19,

died of a heart attack caused

2:41:372:41:40

by anorexia in 2012.

2:41:402:41:41

The Parliamentary and

Health Service Ombudsman

2:41:412:41:42

says her death could and should

have been prevented.

2:41:422:41:44

NHS England has apologised,

and says it's making "real progress"

2:41:442:41:47

with eating disorder services.

2:41:472:41:53

Prison inspectors have found high

levels of serious violence,

2:41:532:41:55

chronic staff shortages and filthy

conditions at one of Britain's

2:41:552:41:58

biggest jails, Wormwood Scrubs,

for the third year in a row.

2:41:582:42:01

They also found areas

of the West London prison,

2:42:012:42:03

which houses 1,200 inmates,

were strewn with litter,

2:42:032:42:05

attracting rats and cockroaches.

2:42:052:42:08

The Ministry of Justice says it's

taken "decisive action"

2:42:082:42:10

to address the problems.

2:42:102:42:13

Coventry has been chosen as the UK

city of culture for 2021 It beat

2:42:132:42:17

submissions from Paisley,

Stoke on Trent, Sunderland

2:42:172:42:19

and Swansea to win the title.

2:42:192:42:23

The bid team said their plans

were "about changing the reputation

2:42:232:42:25

of a city" as well as hosting a year

of cultural celebration.

2:42:252:42:35

Let's see what's coming up here on

breakfast.

2:42:382:42:41

It's the birthplace of Phillip

Larkin and two-tone ska music -

2:42:412:42:44

now Coventry's been chosen to be

the UK's City of Culture for 2021.

2:42:442:42:50

We saw the celebrations there.

2:42:502:42:51

We'll find out how the city

has reinvented itself

2:42:512:42:53

for a new generation.

2:42:532:42:59

Here we are and there is Tim, making

preparations for the shop window.

2:42:592:43:05

Festive window displays have been

used to lure in Christmas shoppers

2:43:052:43:07

for more than a century -

but are they still revelant

2:43:072:43:10

in the age of internet shopping?

2:43:102:43:14

We're live in Oxford, making our

very own Breakfast-themed creation!

2:43:142:43:21

This magnificent creature

preparing... Whoops!

2:43:212:43:26

It's kept millions of us

gripped every Sunday night,

2:43:262:43:31

now Blue Planet II

is drawing to a close.

2:43:312:43:33

We'll recap our favourite moments

with the programme's producers.

2:43:332:43:39

That is just going to be wonderful,

isn't it?

Good job I wasn't doing

2:43:392:43:47

anything silly a moment ago. I was

very professional. That glittering

2:43:472:43:54

ball, nothing to do with Christmas.

He has five of them now, don't know

2:43:542:43:58

where he will put them all! I guess

he has a big enough house.

2:43:582:44:05

England's Harry Kane,

just made the top ten,

2:44:052:44:07

but you have to go back to 2007,

for the last time it wasn't

2:44:072:44:10

Ronaldo or Messi taking

home the Golden Ball,

2:44:102:44:15

that's the Ballon D'or awarded

to the world's best player.

2:44:152:44:18

For the second year running,

football journalists

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decided Christiano Ronaldo needed

another golden ball

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for his mantelpiece.

2:44:232:44:25

He won the Champions League

with Real Madrid, as well as

2:44:252:44:27

the Spanish domestic title.

2:44:272:44:30

It means he now equals Messi's

own tally of five of these awards.

2:44:302:44:35

And, even after so many,

it still meant the world to him,

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up the Eiffel Tower.

2:44:382:44:39

I still have the motivation to be

Cristiano, to play with happiness,

2:44:392:44:46

so the main word is happy.

2:44:462:44:49

Enjoy myself.

2:44:492:44:56

It was a lowest ever crowd

at Arsenal's Emirates stadium,

2:44:562:44:59

but the 30,000 that did turn up

were treated to six of the best

2:44:592:45:02

as Arsenal warmed up

for the knock-out phase

2:45:022:45:04

of the Europa league,

2:45:042:45:05

thrashing Bartey Borisov of Belarus.

2:45:052:45:06

The Gunners were already through,

hence the crowd of 30,000

2:45:062:45:09

although lots of clubs

would be pleased with that.

2:45:092:45:15

A cracking strike from

a 20-year-old and at last a win

2:45:152:45:17

in Europe for Everton.

2:45:172:45:19

It's far too late for them to go

through, but young Ademola Lookman

2:45:192:45:23

looked the part in Cyprus,

and Everton gave debuts to five

2:45:232:45:26

youngsters in the 3-0 win,

as they now prepare to face

2:45:262:45:28

Liverpool in the Merseyside

derby at the weekend.

2:45:282:45:31

Five-time winner Ronnie O'Sullivan

is through to the quarter-finals

2:45:312:45:38

But he said his opponent was robbed

and should have gone through

2:45:382:45:41

instead. It was tight, a 6-5 win in

the end for Sullivan over Thailand's

2:45:412:45:49

Sunny Akani.

2:45:492:45:51

O'Sullivan rode his luck as he came

from behind three times

2:45:512:45:53

in the best-of-11 match to progress.

2:45:532:45:57

England spinner Moeen Ali says the

team still believe they can turn

2:45:572:46:00

around the Ashes series despite

trailing 2-0. Ali did not bowl as

2:46:002:46:06

much as you would like because of an

injury to his finger but says it

2:46:062:46:09

should heal in time for the third

test in Perth which starts next

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Thursday.

We took a lot out of Adelaide after

2:46:122:46:15

the first couple of days when we

started to fight back. That fight

2:46:152:46:23

daughters close together as team. We

still have a chance, a slight

2:46:232:46:30

chance, but we have got a good

enough team and there is enough

2:46:302:46:34

fight in this team that we can

compete.

2:46:342:46:37

Scotland's Kelsey MacDonald,

is two shots off the lead

2:46:372:46:39

at the halfway stage

of the Dubai Ladies' Classic.

2:46:392:46:41

She's eight under par

at the halfway stage,

2:46:412:46:43

just behind leader Anne van

Dam of the Netherlands.

2:46:432:46:45

England's Georgia Hall is a shot

further back on seven under.

2:46:452:46:48

And, finally, here's a piece

of sporting theatre which you don't

2:46:482:46:51

see happen very often.

2:46:512:46:56

Jockey Jack Kennedy was thrown out

of his saddle in the 2.35

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in County Tipperary,

Ireland.

2:46:592:47:01

He then does a bit of horse

vaulting, as the horse veers

2:47:012:47:04

into the fence.

2:47:042:47:08

He defied the laws of gravity

by staying on his horse,

2:47:082:47:13

and then, as if that

wasn't impressive enough,

2:47:132:47:15

he went on to win the race.

2:47:152:47:18

That is brilliant.

Incredible.

2:47:182:47:23

Nearly comes off, hangs on for a few

seconds, and thinking it is dirty,

2:47:232:47:29

40 mph. You think that is good,

tomorrow morning on Breakfast I will

2:47:292:47:33

join riders who can undress when

they are jumping fences and right

2:47:332:47:37

through fire and walls.

Is that entirely appropriate?! For a

2:47:372:47:41

very good reason! I will reveal the

story tomorrow.

2:47:412:47:47

That is a tease and a half! I have

to ask, have you heard of

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exercise-induced asthma?

Yes, in all sports.

2:47:542:47:57

I wasn't aware of it, we are going

to talk about it now, if often

2:47:572:48:02

brings in the fitness of certain

athletes into question, it is a

2:48:022:48:08

physical problem. The reason we are

talking about it, nearly a third

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professional footballers could have

this exercise-induced asthma

2:48:122:48:15

according to new research.

2:48:152:48:17

97 elite male players

from four top-flight clubs

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took part in the study.

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Three in ten of those screened

tested positive for airway

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or breathing problems, also known as

exercise-induced asthma.

2:48:262:48:28

More than a third of them had no

previous history of the condition.

2:48:282:48:34

Joining us now is John Dickinson -

a sports scientist from

2:48:342:48:37

the University of Kent,

who has been involved

2:48:372:48:39

in this research.

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It is interesting because, reading

about this, there have been times

2:48:422:48:46

when elite footballers, for example,

have been training all been on the

2:48:462:48:50

page in a match and seemed really

out of breath but it would be easy

2:48:502:48:53

for them to be almost told off by

their manager or coach for not being

2:48:532:48:58

as thick as everyone else but that

is not the case?

It is not the case,

2:48:582:49:02

these guys are fit and trying for a

long time so for them to be out of

2:49:022:49:05

breath because they are not bitten

off is unlikely to be the case, but

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to find out if it is asthma or not

we need to do a test, so if we use

2:49:092:49:15

the symptoms to say, have an inhaler

and try it, we get it wrong half the

2:49:152:49:18

time so it is important to test

subjectively.

What is happening

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physically to them?

If it is a

exercise-induced asthma condition,

2:49:222:49:28

because they are breathing a lot of

air through them out, rather than

2:49:282:49:31

their nose, so it bypasses the

warming and humidifier in effect

2:49:312:49:36

that goes on in your nose it means

your lungs have deep warm the air,

2:49:362:49:43

and in individual susceptible to

asthma, it is more likely to induce

2:49:432:49:46

a response which makes it harder to

breathe.

If you establish this is

2:49:462:49:49

sometimes happening with some

players, what can you do?

Once we

2:49:492:49:55

have detected it objectified how

serious the condition is, we can use

2:49:552:50:00

inhalers that most asthmatics would

be prescribed from the GP, and we

2:50:002:50:07

are hard on trying to make athletes

prevent the commission -- prevent

2:50:072:50:10

the condition, by using a

preventative inhaler.

Say you are at

2:50:102:50:15

a football match and, is this in the

dressing room before the match, when

2:50:152:50:19

do they use the inhaler?

If they'd

use the prevention inhaler, they use

2:50:192:50:23

it in the morning, before they brush

their teeth, and in the evening,

2:50:232:50:27

before they brush their teeth,

before they go to bed, then they

2:50:272:50:30

might take a blue inhaler about 20

minutes before they go on the pitch.

2:50:302:50:34

And that would see them through?

That is enough, usually.

The only

2:50:342:50:41

one exercises, Paula Radcliffe have

had this, it is not just

2:50:412:50:45

footballers, for anyone who

exercises, surely it is not just,

2:50:452:50:49

breathe in through your nose come

out through your mouth to prevent

2:50:492:50:52

this happening?

When you exercise,

after a certain point it is almost

2:50:522:50:56

impossible to breathe through your

nose, you have to breathe through

2:50:562:50:58

your mouth, so we are not asking at

in a different way, we just need to

2:50:582:51:02

make sure we pick up the athletes

susceptible to asthma, offer the

2:51:022:51:15

right inhaler therapy and then they

should not have a problem.

Asthmatic

2:51:152:51:17

athletes at the Olympic Games

outperform non-asthmatic athlete so

2:51:172:51:19

it should not be limited to

performance. There will be people

2:51:192:51:21

going out this weekend who are not

elite athletes, you find themselves

2:51:212:51:23

short of breath. How do you know

whether it is linked to a potential

2:51:232:51:26

asthma condition or just you are out

of breath?

We have to do an

2:51:262:51:30

objective test, which is why we did

the study, to use objective tests to

2:51:302:51:35

identify whether an athlete has an

asthmatic condition, because we find

2:51:352:51:39

a lot of athletes have other

conditions like dysfunctional

2:51:392:51:42

breathing patterns which can cause

similar symptoms.

And I'm assuming

2:51:422:51:46

the colder it gets, the worse the

condition can be?

Yes, the cold,

2:51:462:51:52

pollution in the environment, also

asthmatics that have allergies like

2:51:522:51:55

pollen so in certain environments

the asthma can pick up again.

2:51:552:51:57

Fascinating. Doctor John Dickinson,

thank you. If you are out this

2:51:572:52:03

weekend running, it is cold, it will

stay cold. Carol knows why.

2:52:032:52:11

Good morning all. This morning is at

least 10 degrees colder for some of

2:52:112:52:14

us than yesterday, mixed fortunes

with the weather. The weather

2:52:142:52:17

Watchers have done us proud, as

always.

2:52:172:52:19

Watchers have done us proud, as

always. This sentiment from

2:52:192:52:23

Nottinghamshire little while ago,

lovely blue skies, and this is from

2:52:232:52:28

Denbighshire in Wales, you can see

the snow, and we have falling snow

2:52:282:52:31

across parts of Worcestershire at

the moment as well. A fair bit of

2:52:312:52:34

snow across the North and west of

the UK across the night as the snow

2:52:342:52:39

chart shows you and if we were to

take a line through the North

2:52:392:52:42

Channel, across the Isle of Man,

where we have seen heavy snow, it is

2:52:422:52:46

now falling heavily across

Liverpool, Cheshire, heading down

2:52:462:52:50

towards the Midlands. This

particular

2:52:502:53:01

line is going to keep going not just

through today but tonight,

2:53:052:53:07

eventually winning a little bit

tomorrow, and it is being driven on

2:53:072:53:09

strong winds so some of us further

south, possibly further east, could

2:53:092:53:12

see the odd snow flurry but we don't

expect that to light. Through the

2:53:122:53:15

course of today, as well as snow, we

have strong wind, blizzards across

2:53:152:53:17

the north of Scotland with drifting

snow, and Snow persists in the north

2:53:172:53:20

and west and down through the

Midlands. Further east, and as we

2:53:202:53:22

saw from the picture in

Nottinghamshire, we have some

2:53:222:53:24

sunshine. In Wales, the snow carries

on coming in from the Irish Sea, in

2:53:242:53:28

between there will be some sunshine,

snow showers across the Isle of Man,

2:53:282:53:32

and Northern Ireland, but in between

there will be sunshine. For Northern

2:53:322:53:36

and western Scotland, we hang onto

the snow showers, windy across the

2:53:362:53:40

far north, away from those areas we

are back into the sunshine but

2:53:402:53:43

feeling cold, maximum temperature in

Edinburgh at one Celsius. Across

2:53:432:53:48

northern England, mostly dry away

from the snow showers in the West,

2:53:482:53:52

fine sunshine and the snow showers,

some of them coming on the wind,

2:53:522:54:03

most won't settle but we could see a

bit more across the moors and

2:54:032:54:07

south-west. Through the evening and

overnight the snow showers persist,

2:54:072:54:11

the wing eases but it will still be

windy and we will have a lot of

2:54:112:54:14

clear skies so there is the risk of

ice on untreated surfaces where we

2:54:142:54:18

have had the snow. Where there is

lying snow temperatures will be much

2:54:182:54:22

lower than you see on the chart but

in towns and cities we are looking

2:54:222:54:25

at breathing or just below so watch

out for the ice tomorrow. It will be

2:54:252:54:34

a fine, crisp, sunny winters day for

much of the UK would like twins.

2:54:342:54:37

However, where we have the snow

showers still coming in on the

2:54:372:54:40

north-westerly, it will still feel

cold, it will feel quite bitter. We

2:54:402:54:43

have this system coming from the

south-west during the course of

2:54:432:54:47

Sunday as it moves north eastwards

on its leading edge and some of us

2:54:472:54:50

will see some snow, so keep in touch

with the weather forecast is my

2:54:502:54:54

final message!

Carol, have you heard that Coventry

2:54:542:54:58

is the UK City of Culture? Addy got

a weather forecast for them on this

2:54:582:55:04

special occasion?

They could see some snow showers in

2:55:042:55:07

Coventry through the course of

today. And congratulations!

2:55:072:55:12

Coventry will look pretty, the snow

is always pretty.

2:55:122:55:16

I love it, not so nice if you have

to drive in it but nice to watch it

2:55:162:55:20

falling.

People need to be careful today.

2:55:202:55:22

Carol, thanks so much.

2:55:222:55:23

We can go straight now, I think

there is a performance going on,

2:55:272:55:31

probably the first performance under

the official title of UK City of

2:55:312:55:35

Culture. Colin is there for us this

morning.

2:55:352:55:38

Morning, Colin. Hello, welcome to

the art museum in Coventry, you are

2:55:382:55:44

witnessing one of the first

performances, this is Coventry

2:55:442:55:48

culture old and new together, this

is the Ascension dance troupe and

2:55:482:55:52

behind them the ribbons which made

Coventry a big industrial centre in

2:55:522:55:58

the 1840s, and this is George

Eliot's writing desk, Middlemarch

2:55:582:56:02

created in her mind when she was

living in Coventry. Let's meet two

2:56:022:56:06

of the people who were involved in

the bid to make Coventry City of

2:56:062:56:10

Culture. Susie, why did Coventry

win?

The judges heard our walk all,

2:56:102:56:21

we said we are young, vibrant,

excited, we are ready to do this, we

2:56:212:56:26

are united as a city, we are doing

this for Coventry and the country,

2:56:262:56:30

we want to show them what we are

capable of.

Louis, we keep hearing

2:56:302:56:35

how young Coventry is, the average

age of 33, the rest of the country

2:56:352:56:39

is 40. What does it mean for the

youth to this?

It means everything

2:56:392:56:44

and I'm honoured to represent the

youth of Coventry to bring us

2:56:442:56:47

forward, Coventry have so much to

offer, there is no fire in the dude

2:56:472:56:50

like there is in Coventry, I assure

you of that.

We can speak to a man

2:56:502:56:55

who has lived in Coventry for 45

years, Horace Panda from the

2:56:552:56:58

Specials, the most famous musical

export from Coventry. Ghost Town is

2:56:582:57:06

about one of the CDs that was

struggling at the start of the 80s,

2:57:062:57:10

including Coventry. How much does

Coventry still need to change?

2:57:102:57:16

Coventry is adaptable, it rebuilt

itself in the 40s and is rebuilding

2:57:162:57:19

itself now, this is the perfect

opportunity for Coventry to rebuild

2:57:192:57:24

40 years later.

What are the chances

The Specials will do something

2:57:242:57:31

special in 2021, the 40th

anniversary of Ghost Town?

Gosh,

2:57:312:57:35

provide the jazz and we will be

there!

You are an artist and

2:57:352:57:40

painter, how much is the city of

culture something you want to be in?

2:57:402:57:45

Gosh, culture, that is good, let's

have lots of art, lots of music,

2:57:452:57:48

lots of people, lots of entrepreneur

real stuff, it will be good.

Horace,

2:57:482:57:56

thank you. I should point out this,

Suzy, is the actual envelope which

2:57:562:58:01

was pulled out and what you were

thinking is, this should go in this

2:58:012:58:06

museum to Coventry?

100%, we have

made history, let's celebrate that.

2:58:062:58:11

I am holding his three-year, this

could end up behind a glass case

2:58:112:58:14

there. Let's leave you with the

dancers.

2:58:142:58:21

That is Colin in Coventry, lots of

celebrations there, UK City of

2:58:212:58:25

Culture so we will watch carefully

to see what happens.

2:58:252:58:28

What I found fascinating about that,

they are dancing in time but there

2:58:282:58:33

is no music.

Music in their heads, music in their

2:58:332:58:37

spirit.

Christmas music is what we will be

2:58:372:58:39

hearing a lot of in the coming weeks

and with that goes these fantastic

2:58:392:58:42

window displays. For more than 100

years it is how high street

2:58:422:58:48

retailers have tried to attract

shoppers and they try to outdo each

2:58:482:58:50

other with these lavish displays.

But with many people buying online,

2:58:502:58:55

is the art of window dressing still

relevant? We have an expert in the

2:58:552:58:59

shape of Tim Muffett, who is in

Oxford for us, and he is part of a

2:58:592:59:03

display there I think playing the

role of an elf, is that right? What

2:59:032:59:08

is the theme?

2:59:082:59:14

We've gone completely Christmas

crazy! We are in Oxford in the

2:59:142:59:21

oldest independently run family

owned department store in the world,

2:59:212:59:26

Boswell, and they have let us hijack

their beautiful window and we have

2:59:262:59:29

created the theme of BBC Breakfast

means heat-mac meets Jack and the

2:59:292:59:33

Beanstalk. It was Max the designer,

who came up with the theme. How is

2:59:332:59:38

it going?

Very well, thank you.

We

have invaded their shop. We are

2:59:382:59:45

talking about Christmas windows this

morning, they are more than 100

2:59:452:59:49

years old, and the amount of money

some retailers spend on them is

2:59:492:59:53

extraordinary, tens of thousands of

pounds, more than £100,000

2:59:532:59:57

sometimes. Is it really worth the

expense in the age of online retail?

2:59:573:00:02

To Christmas windows were? I've been

finding out.

3:00:023:00:05

Regent Street in London...

3:00:053:00:06

It's almost midnight and Holly

is overseeing her 50th

3:00:063:00:08

Christmas window installation.

3:00:083:00:10

There, the scheme is based

around a magician's show.

3:00:103:00:15

A magician's show

based in a theatre.

3:00:153:00:17

We've got a changing mannequin

with a rotating wall and a hovering

3:00:173:00:20

mannequin in the right-hand

window as well.

3:00:203:00:26

Every year is the bar

getting higher and higher?

3:00:263:00:28

We're certainly finding an increase

in the use of animatronics,

3:00:283:00:30

in movement, certain tricks.

3:00:303:00:32

Why go to all this effort?

3:00:323:00:34

With more and more consumers

shopping online it's a really

3:00:343:00:36

important way to drive customers

and traffic to the store.

3:00:363:00:40

The first Christmas windows appeared

in Macy's store in New York

3:00:403:00:43

in the 1880s.

3:00:433:00:47

ARCHIVE: The Christmas season

is a window dresser delight...

3:00:473:00:49

The idea spread.

3:00:493:00:50

For generations of families, a trip

to see them or they treat in itself.

3:00:503:00:54

Today, big flagship stores often

spend more than £50,000

3:00:543:00:57

on Christmas windows...

3:00:573:01:02

Just in one shop.

3:01:023:01:05

This is the most important

time of year to sell,

3:01:053:01:07

so you've got to pull

the customer into your store,

3:01:073:01:09

attract them and make

them want to buy.

3:01:093:01:12

They're essential because they're

kind of this nostalgic and emotional

3:01:123:01:15

sell to try to help

the retailer attract you.

3:01:153:01:20

The thing we can do in stores is be

a human being and serve and interact

3:01:203:01:23

with people, so that's

our advantage online.

3:01:233:01:28

But online sales accounted

for a quarter of all Christmas

3:01:283:01:30

shopping last December according

to the British Retail Consortium,

3:01:303:01:32

and that share is expected to grow.

3:01:323:01:37

So, in Harrogate, in Yorkshire,

independent shops have ramped

3:01:373:01:40

up their Christmas

window competition.

3:01:403:01:42

More than 100 have taken part.

3:01:423:01:45

The judging panel's

also been refreshed.

3:01:483:01:51

It includes design student Tori

and Olivir, both 18.

3:01:513:01:53

It gets, like, the younger

generation involved.

3:01:533:01:59

I don't think our age group really

take a lot of notice in what's

3:01:593:02:02

around them and I

think when you have

3:02:023:02:07

a shop like all of this,

and all the beautiful lights so well

3:02:073:02:10

decorated, it catches the eye and it

makes us want to stop and turn

3:02:103:02:13

and makes us appreciate

what you don't get to see online.

3:02:133:02:16

What was it about this window

that made it the winner?

3:02:163:02:19

It had all the elements

we were looking for,

3:02:193:02:21

lights, creativity and

the Christmas spirit.

3:02:213:02:22

It was all there.

3:02:223:02:24

We wanted to involve our customers

in the window and they sent

3:02:243:02:27

in their favourite

Christmas memories.

3:02:273:02:30

Emotive and eye-catching,

all a Christmas window should be.

3:02:303:02:34

Back in London, Holly's

design is ready.

3:02:343:02:37

Bigger budget, same name.

3:02:373:02:40

A lot of the good designs

are going to be shared on various

3:02:403:02:43

platforms of social media.

3:02:433:02:45

If people like something,

they're going to share it.

3:02:453:02:48

Digital technology might threaten

the high street but it also allows

3:02:483:02:51

shoppers to capture

its Christmas magic.

3:02:513:03:00

We've got some Christmas magic here

in Oxford because it is snowing as

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well and joining me in the window

which they've kindly let us hijack,

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Frank Smith. How important our

Christmas windows for you?

Very

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important, they are the start of the

customer journey, grasping that

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person's attention, a nice piece of

creative work as a commercial

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message which starts their journey

and takes them to the products we

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want to sell.

You've been trading

since 1738, what changes have you

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noticed? I know you haven't been

here since then! You look very good

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for your age!

In the last five years

I've been here, high street

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retailing is a lot more challenging

than it used to be and you have to

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try harder and do different things.

Over the last four or five years, we

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have a cafe, we have a fully trading

website, so we've added those things

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and we also look at things we do and

base at around the customer.

Max,

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thanks for doing this, you are the

designer. It looks splendid. What do

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you do to try to make each year

better than the last?

I suppose

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trying to deliver a different

message every year which is very

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different from the one before

because no one wants to see the same

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thing twice and every year there is

a different products to have to

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incorporate into the window display.

Have you ever had to incorporate BBC

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Breakfast wrapping paper?

Never, but

I have the chance.

The server being

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pulled along by some reindeer. I

hope you like it and hope you think

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it looks festive. Another splendid

window display. Many around the

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country, many of costing a lot of

money but retailers think it is

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worth it.

Someone's Christmas present, it

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sounds like it got smashed in the

background! From the outside looking

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in, everybody has walked straight

past. Nobody is looking in at all.

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You are acting as a deterrent.

Stop it, Charlie!

We are just

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blending in the back, going about

our business.

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Good job, Tim.

That was someone's crockery said.

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Tim said it was your present! Let's

take a look at the last look at our

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headlines and we

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I'm back with the lunchtime news at

1:30pm. Goodbye for now.

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From the hairy-chested crab named

after David Hasslehoff,

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I missed that one!

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To the so-called "spookfish"

with the transparent skull.

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They just get better and better,

don't they?

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Millions of us have been enthralled

by the mysteries and magic

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of our oceans revealed every week

in Blue Planet II.

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This Sunday, as the series draws

to a close, Sir David Attenborough

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will explore just how

much our modern world affects

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the creatures living

deep below the waves.

3:07:343:07:36

We'll chat to some of the team

behind the programme in a moment,

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but first, let's take an exclusive

look at this week's finale.

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This magnificent

creature preparing...

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Whoops!

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Preparing to lay her eggs

is the largest of all turtle

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a leatherback.

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They can be up to half a tonne

in weight, and they have an ancestry

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going back 100 million years

to the age of the dinosaur.

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But in recent times their numbers

have fallen catastrophically.

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Here, however, in the

Caribbean, there is hope.

3:08:113:08:16

Joining us now are episode producer

Will Ridgeon and series

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producer Mark Brownlow.

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Good morning. Mark, this has been a

success, this series.

We have been

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bowled over by the audience's

response. We never foresaw such a

3:08:363:08:41

massive interest in the oceans but

it appears to be an appointment to

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view television and the audience

appears to be enjoying being

3:08:483:08:53

transported to these new worlds,

meeting these never before seen

3:08:533:08:56

creatures and witnessing behaviour

they didn't believe possible from

3:08:563:09:00

marine creatures.

I may have missed

the hairy chested crab, so, sorry

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about that, but I have seen this

Sunday's episode and the thing that

3:09:053:09:10

occurred to me watching it, you tell

me what you think, this series has

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been about the pictures, the

pictures tell the story. You watch

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it, you learn. In this final

episode, Sir David Attenborough

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sends a message, a clear message,

literally in the words he says and

3:09:223:09:27

the way he signs off on the project.

And it feels like this is a marker

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of some sort.

We felt that this is a

natural conclusion to this series.

3:09:333:09:38

We've fallen in love with the

characters, we've learnt about their

3:09:383:09:41

extraordinary lives and now we want

to know what is their future, and

3:09:413:09:45

what is their modern life in today's

oceans. And, so, we've met the

3:09:453:09:51

inspiring scientists who have helped

us film these stories and heard from

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them and the wonderful experts as to

what is the reality behind today's

3:09:553:10:02

Aleutians.

We just saw their away

with a bucket. Not sure if it is

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playing with it or if it is attached

to it. A lot of the message, it is

3:10:093:10:14

quite clear there are problems and I

think with this episode, how did you

3:10:143:10:18

make the balance is not campaigning,

not being a campaigning voice but

3:10:183:10:22

making very clear we need to be very

aware of the impact of plastic on

3:10:223:10:27

the oceans?

Over the four years of

making this series, we've seen the

3:10:273:10:32

changes happening in the oceans and

plastic is a very obvious one, it

3:10:323:10:36

has been everywhere we have filmed.

It is a very important thing to get

3:10:363:10:40

across. As an episode as a whole it

is important to show there is hope.

3:10:403:10:46

So, hopefully, the episode shows

there is hope for the future. A lot

3:10:463:10:51

of the scientists we work with say

it isn't all doom and gloom.

I just

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wanted to ask, Sir David

Attenborough is very present in this

3:10:563:10:59

final episode. When you spoke to him

and he reflected on his amazing

3:10:593:11:04

career at how the world is changing,

does he seem sad about what is

3:11:043:11:09

happening?

I think he is very

passionate about the natural world

3:11:093:11:14

and protecting it, and I think he is

hopeful. You cannot speak for him,

3:11:143:11:19

obviously...

But he helps with the

narration and the tone of the peace.

3:11:193:11:22

He does and it is fantastic that at

the end of the series he is able to

3:11:223:11:27

be Invision and front this final

episode. I think there are a lot of

3:11:273:11:32

issues facing the oceans but there

is a feeling of hope that it can be

3:11:323:11:37

turned around.

You follow someone

who is involved in California with

3:11:373:11:43

young dolphins, who are dying out of

their natural timespan. So they do

3:11:433:11:50

toxicology tests on what is going on

inside their system and they come up

3:11:503:11:54

with some pretty shocking results,

don't they?

I think this is an

3:11:543:11:57

example of where we are at the

moment with learning new things all

3:11:573:12:01

the time. And this is a study which

is ongoing at the moment and it is

3:12:013:12:06

starting to show problems that we

never knew existed before. Because

3:12:063:12:10

they are unseen they've gone

unnoticed for so long. There are

3:12:103:12:14

some issues which have just been

discovered.

OK, Mark, question of

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the day... Favourite moments,

favourite creature in this series.

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That is a tough question. I'd have

to go back to episode one and the

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incredible tuskfish. I think it

redefines our attitude towards fish.

3:12:283:12:33

They are capable of behaviours we

didn't think possible with these

3:12:333:12:36

marine life. He picks up these

acronymics, takes them back to his

3:12:363:12:44

kitchen and he smashes over one the

clam to get the meat inside so it is

3:12:443:12:50

an example of tool use with fish,

what we're tribute to mammals so it

3:12:503:12:58

is extraordinary.

You working on

series three?

It has taken a 16

3:12:583:13:03

years to make the updated version

from the original series but the

3:13:033:13:09

stories are out there and with new

technology there is so much more to

3:13:093:13:12

explore.

On behalf of everyone who

has watched it, thank you so much

3:13:123:13:17

because it is a fantastic series.

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The final episode of Blue Planet II

is on Sunday at 8pm on BBC One.

3:13:193:13:23

That's all from

Breakfast this morning.

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We'll be back tomorrow from 6am.

3:13:243:13:29

The news channel will keep you

up-to-date with what is happening

3:13:293:13:32

with Brexit.

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