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Hello.

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This is Breakfast,

with Rachel Burden and Jon Kay.

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Jumping into the record books.

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Medal number five seals Team

GB's most successful

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Winter Olympics ever.

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Billy Morgan bagged bronze

in the Big Air snowboard event

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with a series of spectacular tricks.

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And Great Britain could win

medal number six today.

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The women's curling team play Japan

for the bronze medal

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later this morning.

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Good morning.

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It's Saturday the 24th of February.

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Also this morning:

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Taking a stand.

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Big companies cut ties

with America's powerful gun lobby

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the National Rifle Association

after last week's mass shooting

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at a Florida school.

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Fresh revelations of

misconduct by aid workers.

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UK charity, Plan International,

admits to six cases of sexual abuse

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and exploitation of children

by its staff and associates.

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A cold-weather alert as Britain

braces itself for an arctic blast

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from Russia dubbed

"The Beast from the East."

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Philip will tell us more. Good

morning. Dry and bright and sunny

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this weekend for all of the British

Isles. A bit chilly. Next week,

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things get much more cold. We could

see a real return of winter. I will

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have more information in just 15

minutes.

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Good morning.

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First, our main story.

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Team GB is celebrating its best

ever winter Olympics,

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after Billy Morgan won bronze

in the men's snowboard big air.

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The medal is Team GB's

fifth in Pyeongchang,

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taking them past the four

won in 1924 and 2014.

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The Women's Curling team faces Japan

in a bronze medal match

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later this morning.

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At the age of 28, Morgan

was the oldest snowboarder competing

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in the final, and fell on his first

jump, but came back with two good

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runs to finish less

than one point from silver.

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We will speak to David Ornstein.

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He is in Pyeongchang.

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Spirits must be high.

Fabulous news

for Great Britain to wake up to.

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Billy Morgan, doing well in the big

air. For those who have not seen it,

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it is a sight to behold. One big

jump and multiple spins in the air.

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Billy Morgan got a jump to get a

bronze medal performance no one had

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managed before. It takes Great

Britain to the record of five medals

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in the winter Olympics and hit the

minimum target of five medals at

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these Games. That doubled the

funding, justifying the investment.

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You can also look at the medal table

and see Great Britain in 18th,

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compared to Norway at the top with

14 medals. Take nothing away from

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the performance of Billy Morgan. He

is the oldest in the field, the

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oldest by three years. Some of his

superior rivals on paper slipped by

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the wayside. Billy Morgan fell in

all four of his tractors runs and

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his first competition run, but then

he pulled off two magnificent

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efforts to take that bronze medal.

He could get even better for Britain

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later with a possible bronze coming

up in the curling.

You make him

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sound ancient. He is only 28! I feel

ancient now.

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And we'll be speaking to the man

himself from Pyeongchang

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just after 8:30.

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That is Billy Morgan. I am looking

forward to it.

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A number of US companies have cut

ties with the National Rifle

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Association as consumers call

for a boycott of firms linked

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to the powerful gun lobby.

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They include the car

rental companies, Hertz

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and Enterprise Holdings,

both of which have stopped offering

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discounts for members

of the Association, in the wake

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of the Florida school shooting.

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Our North America correspondent,

Peter Bowes, reports.

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The aftermath to a school shooting

which could prompt change in

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America. And it is the grieving that

has meant the mood is different this

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time. The gunman killed 17 people,

and anger overflowed into the

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streets.

Never again.

On social

media, pressure is being exerted on

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the hugely powerful gun lobby under

the hashtag boycott NRA. They are

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targeting firms that offer benefits

to members of the NRA. That includes

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some of the most familiar corporate

names, Hertz and Enterprise, for

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example. And they are ending

discounts for members of the NRA.

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MetLife and Symantec as well. No

word in response from the NRA. It is

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unclear if this will hurt an

organisation which boasts 5 million

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members. During the week, the Chief

Executive hit out at protesters.

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Their goal is to eliminate the

Second Amendment to eradicate all

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individual freedoms.

Donald Trump

says he is open to new ideas, but

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the one he seems to like best is

giving guns to teachers.

It is

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concealed! So, this crazy man who

walked in would not even know who

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has had. That is good. That is not

bad, it's good. And the teacher

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would have shot the hell out of him

before he knew what happened to bite

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the debate over what to do next will

be highly charged and intensely

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political. Peter Bowes, BBC News. --

happened.

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One of the UK's biggest children's

aid charities has confirmed

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there have been six cases of child

sexual abuse by staff and volunteers

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in the last two years.

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Plan International says five of them

were criminal cases and reported

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to the local authorities

in the countries involved.

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Adina Campbell reports.

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Another charity mired in sexual

misconduct making the front pages.

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This time, Plan International UK,

which works in more than 50

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countries to improve children's

rights and promote equality for

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girls.

In its latest on line blog,

it's confirmed six cases of sexual

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abuse and exploitation of children

between July, 2016, and June, last

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year to be one involved a member of

staff. -- year. The others were by

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volunteers or associates. Plan

International says the staff member

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was not from the UK and was

dismissed without a reference, and

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ended the contracts with the other

volunteers and organisations

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involved. The charity also says

there were nine cases of sexual

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misconduct and harassment by staff

against other adults which led to

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seven dismissals. In the past, Plan

International UK has received

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millions of pounds of funding from

the government. It is the latest

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major charity to admit cases of

sexual misconduct, and follows

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investigations into aid

organisations, including Oxfam and

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Save the Children. In an open

letter, the three charities, and

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many others, has now promised a

series of urgent and immediate

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measures to protect the vulnerable.

Adina Campbell, BBC News.

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A vote at the UN Security Council

resolution calling for

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a humanitarian ceasefire

in Syria has been postponed

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until later today.

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There's been deadlock since Thursday

because of objections from Russia.

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Syrian government forces have

continued their bombardment

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of Eastern Ghouta, a rebel held

enclave outside Damascus,

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where nearly 500 people have been

killed in the past week.

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A former senior adviser

to Donald Trump has admitted charges

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of conspiracy and lying

to investigators, who are examining

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Russian political interference

in the 2016 Presidential Election.

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In a plea deal, Rick Gates admitted

conspiracy to defraud the government

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and making false statements.

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He's become the third associate

of the president to agree

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to co-operate with a special

investigation in return for more

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serious charges against

him being dropped.

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European Council president, Donald

Tusk says he will be presenting

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draft guidelines in the future EU

relationship with the UK next month.

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Whether Britain is ready or not.

Speaking at a meeting of the other

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27 EU leaders, Donald Tusk, who is

meeting Theresa May on Thursday in

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London, said the UK is still trying

to cherry pick its future

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relationship with the EU.

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If the media reports are correct, I

am afraid that the UK position today

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is based on pure illusion. It looks

like the cake theory is still alive.

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From the very start it has been a

key principle of the EU 27 that

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there can be no cherry picking and

no single market a la carte.

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Donald Tusk speaking last night.

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Britain is set for its coldest

February week in five years,

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as freezing air, dubbed

The Beast from The East,

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arrives from Russia.

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The cold snap will affect the whole

of the UK from Sunday night,

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with temperatures expected to drop

to -8 in some areas.

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Simon Jones reports.

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The gritters are gearing up as

Britain braces itself. The so-called

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Beast from The East is sweeping in

from Siberia. A level three cold

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weather alert has been issued for

the whole of the country, the second

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most serious level. That means there

is a 99% chance of severe weather,

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icy conditions, and snow, before now

and Thursday. There are additional

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yellow severe warnings for snow

covering most of eastern Britain,

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causing travel problems and power

cuts. It is not the first snow this

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winter, but what makes a different

is it will affect all of the UK.

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Temperatures could fall as low as

-8, but it will feel worse because

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of the wind. It will push the NHS

even further. Councils are providing

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extra emergency beds for Rush --

rough sleepers.

The main aim is to

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get people off the street and stop

them from dying in the cold weather.

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And to date we have been very

successful.

Next Thursday is the

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start of spring, but that appears to

be on hold as winter continues..

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Simon Jones, BBC News.

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It is cold. I want a cardigan and

some tea.

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some tea.

Enjoy today because it

gets much colder. It was beautiful

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yesterday. Crisp and clear, though

cold.

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This is a story about Max's Law, an

opt-out system. You would have to

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opt out of donating organs to get

off of the register. We spoke to him

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yesterday. So bright and articulate.

The inspiration behind it, along

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with many others. It has passed its

second meeting in the House of

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Commons. Jeremy Corbyn is trying to

shut down that speculation about his

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past possible relationship with the

Czech Republic, checker Slovakia.

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The Daily Telegraph as a story from

a former MI6 chief, saying he still

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has questions to answer over his

problems with a spy in the 1980s.

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Stephen Fry is on the front page of

The Sun talking about how it was

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only when he was going through a

routine check up getting a flu jab

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it was discovered he had an

aggressive tumour which was

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eventually treated. He says it saved

his life. A routine checkup. Not

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expecting anything else. Doctors

found something they did not like

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and thankfully they acted in time.

The Daily Mail. Top doctors have won

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a fight to keep what it is calling

unfair bonuses of

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unfair bonuses of £77,000. It is an

award for good work. And there was

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an on line blog ten years ago, a

secret, anonymous account, life as

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an actress in Hollywood, trials and

tribulations, and some difficulties

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faced. Some say it was written by

Meghan Markle, a secret diary

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revealed by The Mail.

It is 13

minutes past.

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The main stories this morning:

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A series of big companies cut ties

with America's powerful gun lobby,

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the National Rifle Association

after last week's mass shooting

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at a Florida school.

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A fifth medal seals the record

for Team GB's most successful winter

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Olympics ever.

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A brilliant performance by Billy

Morgan. We know that the cold is on

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its

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Morgan. We know that the cold is on

its way, Philip, what is going on? A

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feeling redundant, all of this

weather is piling towards the

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British Isles and you have said all

already, you are off to find your

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thermals, John is off to find a

cardigan. More fashion tips from

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John later in the program, I fear!

Will tap eventually from the cold

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air that is licking its way in the

north-western corner of Russia which

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will come around the isobars and

bump its way into the British Isles.

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It has not come yet because we are

setting things up. We have got some

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of the south-easterly flow in place,

it is keeping the Atlantic fronts at

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bay, it is the western isles of

Scotland may be northern Ireland who

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will see the veil of cloud but

otherwise a decent day and not

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overly cold. I know which is -4 in

with Sussex but you have not seen

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anything yet. This is the way we

shape up this evening, another dry

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night, some cloud migrating down

towards the eastern shores of the

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British Isles. But in inland areas,

and other widespread dip in the

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temperatures, anywhere between two

and -4, -5, -6, and then we're off

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and running in the Sunday which if

you have outdoor plants provided you

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have enough layers will be another

sparkling day. Again, the

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temperature is still at this stage

holding up, thought of, three, four,

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five, six. Some in the west may be

seven or eight. Monday, the first

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signs because look at this, the

white is drifting in, these great

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clusters, this is the first sign of

snow showers migrating their way

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towards the British Isles and the

notice at this stage these are the

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daytime maximum temperatures, zero

in Norwich, and when you add in the

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strength of the wind and by this

stage it really will be about it

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stronger, it will be cutting through

you because look at this, one must

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fall, -5, -6, because there is no

opportunity for the cold air from

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Siberia to warm up across the

relatively warm North Sea. There is

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a short gap here between us and the

continent and as a consequence, we

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get every bit of it. If you have

more in the way I see around you you

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do not get the full effect of all of

the cold air coming towards us. As I

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say, the pattern that you will be

Richard knifing for a good part of

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next week is a big area of high

pressure keeping quite a bit of

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settled area for Western areas but

coming along is this flow of cold,

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cold north-easterly and east of the

wind, a lot of snow showers and it

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is from about Monday onwards,

Tuesday into Wednesday were we will

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really begin to ramp up the threat

of very wintry weather and

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potentially some disruptive snow.

Enough of me. Back to

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potentially some disruptive snow.

Enough of me. Back to you. To be

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fair, it is never back to you but I

do not know if it is the new weather

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graphics but there is so much blue

there which is slightly worrying.

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What worries me is the source region

for our cold air is there, the

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darkest of the Blues, this is about

-15, -20 or so gradually slumping

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its way, modified of course, but

nobody's thermometer next week will

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read -15 but given the strength of

the wind and the fact we are down at

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minus a bit, that is the combination

and adding in the snow, that is why

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we have a public health warning. You

will not be mocking my cardigan come

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Wednesday! You will be wanting to

borrow it! See you later.

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We'll be back with

the headlines at 6:30.

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Now, it's time for the Film Review

with Jane Hill and Mark Kermode.

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Hello and welcome to The Film Review

on BBC News, to take us through this

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week's cinema releases, Mark Kermode

is back and what have you been

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watching?

Finding your feet because

the British calamity, I hate that

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word, drama comedy. We have I, Tonya

with an astonished at four

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astonishing Margot Robbie who

produces. And Dark River, the new

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film by Clive.

Finding your feet,

even the poster looks like a

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quintessential British gathering.

I'm not sure the poster does a lot

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of favours, it is aimed at the same

audience who made this exotic Moura

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got hotel a huge hit, the story

begins with Lady Sandra Abbott on

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the eve of her retirement, she has

all planned, she has a posh life,

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and she discovers her husband has

been having an affair. This is a

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clip.

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I went to what the hell is going on?

It is not what it looks like,

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Sandra. Sandra. Sandra. Sandra!

Sandra! Waite! How long has it been

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going on? Sive Speelman to Sorrento.

But is nearly five years ago. I have

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had enough of this hide and seek.

How could you do this to me? We even

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took you to the palace!

I didn't

mean to this to happen, Sandra.

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Really? You knew precisely what you

were doing. Come down, remember

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where you are. I know exactly where

I am! In my own home! I spent my

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whole bar is like putting you and

your career first what got me

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through was knowing when you retired

to which our golden years together

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but instead, you have treated me in

for a newer model. And let me tell

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you, she has had more than one pre-

user. And her body work is mainly

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filler!

You laughed at least twice.

Exactly! Because it is funny. So she

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walks up and goes to stay with her

sister with who she is chalk and

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cheese and her sister basically

tells her the life you have been

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living is artificial and you need to

learn to enjoy yourself. She goes

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swimming, does poetry, takes dance

lessons where she mixed Blee and a

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character called Charlie and hence

finding your feet and you know from

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the outset what is going to happen

is the character will soften and

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discover there is more to life than

material possessions. You know from

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the outset that when she first meets

Charlie she will warm to him, you

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also know that amongst the comedy

there is going to be tragedy, tears,

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so the question is how well does it

all play out? I have to say rather

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better than I expect that, I thought

it was charming and funny not least

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because of the great cast, they are

throwing themselves into it, and

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having a very good time, it is well

to read it, and yes, no cliche goes

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unturned but funnily enough it is a

certain structural debt

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connectivity, and in fact it would

have made more sense to police this

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in the run-up to Christmas because

there is a Christmas Day --

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nativity. Over all and despite your

reservations about the poster which

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I understand I thought it was funny,

charming, performances and my heart

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went without enough that when we had

kept going hang on! Hang on! My head

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went let it be.

And I enjoyed it. I,

Tonya.

You have seen it as well? It

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is a good watch. Margot Robbie stars

as Tonya Harding. She has been

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nominated for all wards. Essentially

the film takes the structure of

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telling contradictory stories, it

says based on the totally true and

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utterly contradictory testimonies of

central characters narrative we see

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each of the central characters

talking to the audience either

0:22:240:22:27

through attend interviews or

wrecking the fourth wall by turning

0:22:270:22:30

towards the audience and saying this

didn't happen. Essentially, it is a

0:22:300:22:34

story of somebody who was come

through an abusive background, she

0:22:340:22:39

was beaten by her husband, attacked

by her mother although the Allison

0:22:390:22:43

Janney is the mother and she says

for heavens sake, show me a family

0:22:430:22:47

that don't have their ups and downs,

and it manages to balance, in my

0:22:470:22:52

opinion, the serious subject matter

of domestic abuse which is it about

0:22:520:22:56

being a film which is playing with

post-modern conventions in a way

0:22:560:23:00

that it reminded me of 24 hour party

people in which characters would

0:23:000:23:04

turn up and sake this didn't happen!

It is a film about a story being

0:23:040:23:09

told from lots of perfect this and a

brilliant central performance and I

0:23:090:23:12

know...

I found a hugely watchable

and the story is fascinating. It was

0:23:120:23:17

the thing of turning the camera and

being very tricky about something

0:23:170:23:21

precisely at the moment when they

are talking about domestic abuse, he

0:23:210:23:25

has punched her, he marries her, the

first man who comes along and he

0:23:250:23:29

beat the upper years and

unfortunately it is on subject

0:23:290:23:31

comedy.

Her mother says you think

you deserve to be beaten and she's

0:23:310:23:36

as I would never be with a man who

has beat me and she says you beat up

0:23:360:23:41

our dad and she says that is

different, and one moment Tonya's

0:23:410:23:45

has a shotgun and says absolutely

never and I think the tripe is it

0:23:450:23:50

does deal with the serious issue

while also being entertaining and

0:23:500:23:53

funny. Essentially giving you a

kaleidoscopic portrait and saying

0:23:530:23:59

you decide. I think everyone

watching it would come up with the

0:23:590:24:02

same opinion, she is a survivor.

Whatever else you think, she is a

0:24:020:24:06

survivor.

And Allison Janney is a

genius.

She eats the role from

0:24:060:24:11

Breakfast. It is fantastic.

The

shape of water, wonderful.

Dark

0:24:110:24:18

River.

I am jumping ahead, sorry!

Easy to confuse. Another film

0:24:180:24:27

dealing with abuse, this man-made

selfish giant which I love and Ruth

0:24:270:24:33

Wilson plays a character returns to

the farm on which he grew up, away

0:24:330:24:37

from 15 years, her father is abusive

and has died and she comes back

0:24:370:24:41

which she feels she has the right to

take on the tenancy of, rather

0:24:410:24:45

however if there and disagrees. This

is a clip.

0:24:450:24:54

is a clip.

Really, it is too late

now. He's gone.

0:24:540:25:02

now. He's gone.

Crosstalk. I broke

her leg, she needs...

You do to get

0:25:060:25:12

over there then.

0:25:120:25:22

I haven't seen you for 15 years.

You...

0:25:220:25:33

You...

I will wait with her. Can you

call them?

Now, I'm a huge fan, it

0:25:340:25:41

is takes its inspiration from roast

remain, it has a surface similarity

0:25:410:25:48

to the levelling and it is

absolutely Barnard's film, about the

0:25:480:25:54

way that trauma affects people pop

back memories, perceptions, people

0:25:540:25:59

living with the ghost of an abusive

past, it is very powerful not least

0:25:590:26:04

because of the performances which

you expect from Barnard but it is a

0:26:040:26:09

film located very much in the

landscape and like the levelling it

0:26:090:26:14

has a idea of buried family secrets

coming up from the ground. It is

0:26:140:26:20

very atmospheric, the tone although

the subject matter is dark, is

0:26:200:26:24

totally an exploitative, it feels

like a film which wants to

0:26:240:26:27

understand the psychology of its

characters, it is a sympathetic

0:26:270:26:31

film, and it takes its complicated

situation apart. I saw it twice, the

0:26:310:26:35

first time at small street and the

second time projected and it is a

0:26:350:26:40

film you have to see in the cinema

because so much of it is to do with

0:26:400:26:44

the immersive atmosphere of it. This

is not a film you want to wait until

0:26:440:26:48

DVD, said in the cinema. It is

cinematic experience. She is a

0:26:480:26:53

really brilliant filmmaker and I

thought it was a very powerful

0:26:530:26:56

piece, dealing with difficult

subject matter but dealing with it

0:26:560:26:59

intelligently.

I cannot wait and I

love the levelling and gods own

0:26:590:27:03

country and the whole there.

The

message of British's film industry

0:27:030:27:09

seems to be going be a farmer. Now,

The Shape of Water. I love this

0:27:090:27:17

film, Delta are's best film since

Pan's Labyrinth and I think that was

0:27:170:27:21

the best film of the 21st century so

far and the shape of water is on one

0:27:210:27:26

level the creature of the Black

Lagoon meet splash which found that

0:27:260:27:29

it shouldn't work and yet, it does.

It does!

Every something. Sally

0:27:290:27:36

Hawkins, Jones brilliant as the

creature, and of course the thing

0:27:360:27:40

that he always does, he has this

great love of what other people

0:27:400:27:45

think of as monsters because the

real monster in the film isn't the

0:27:450:27:49

amphibious man, it is a very human

character, set against the backdrop

0:27:490:27:53

of Cold War paranoia and the space

race, there are moments it burst

0:27:530:27:57

into song and there is a song and

dance routine which suddenly, in the

0:27:570:28:01

middle of this-I loved it, it made

me laugh and cry and I thought it

0:28:010:28:06

was beautiful and I thought

Guillermo del Toro is a modern-day

0:28:060:28:09

Orson Welles and I loved this film

to pieces.

And to look at as well it

0:28:090:28:14

is stunning and I guess again sit on

a big screen because it is treat

0:28:140:28:18

visually.

How amazing that you can

take a story which is apparently so

0:28:180:28:22

bizarre and get you that such

mainstream appeal? It is a film that

0:28:220:28:27

will work pretty much anyone because

it is a fairytale but it is also

0:28:270:28:31

grounded in a strange reality. Sally

Hawkins's performance is so great.

0:28:310:28:36

Terrific, yes, curious but fabulous.

I will accept that. I love your

0:28:360:28:42

choice of DVD, I enjoyed it.

0:28:420:28:48

choice of DVD, I enjoyed it. It is

weird, The Party, it has a political

0:28:480:28:51

backdrop, a group of people together

in a party with his political thing

0:28:510:28:55

is happening and they all have

secrets act it revealed and what I

0:28:550:28:58

love about it is it is black and

white, stripped to the bone, 71

0:28:580:29:03

minutes long! Norton council flat.

It is sharp, the dialogue is very

0:29:030:29:08

acerbic, Timothy Spall is in finding

your region is good in everything,

0:29:080:29:15

he is in it, it has a brutal humour,

I thought at the beginning I would

0:29:150:29:19

find it insular and claustrophobic

it is pretty much in one location

0:29:190:29:23

but it made me laugh, it really

found its darkly comic tone.

Yes, it

0:29:230:29:28

is a good watch. Like a play for

today.

And so brief, literally, a

0:29:280:29:34

5-star running time!

It is a

cracking week. A reminder, all of

0:29:340:29:40

the film news and reviews from

across the BBC online at our

0:29:400:29:44

website. All of our previous

programs are on the iPlayer of

0:29:440:29:48

course. It is a great week. Enjoy

your cinema going.

0:29:480:30:03

Hello.

0:30:050:30:05

This is Breakfast,

with Jon Kay and Rachel Burden.

0:30:050:30:08

Good morning.

0:30:080:30:08

Here's a summary of today's main

stories from BBC News.

0:30:080:30:11

Team GB is celebrating its best

ever winter Olympics,

0:30:110:30:13

after Billy Morgan won bronze

in the men's snowboard big air.

0:30:130:30:16

The medal is Team GB's

fifth in Pyeongchang,

0:30:160:30:19

taking them past the four

won in 1924 and 2014.

0:30:190:30:21

The Women's Curling team faces Japan

in a bronze medal match

0:30:210:30:24

later this morning.

0:30:240:30:30

At the age of 28, Morgan

was the oldest snowboarder competing

0:30:300:30:33

in the final, and fell on his first

jump, but came back with two good

0:30:330:30:37

runs to finish less

than one point from silver.

0:30:370:30:45

In other news, a number of US

companies have cut their ties with

0:30:450:30:51

the National Rifle Association as

consumers call for a boycott of

0:30:510:30:55

firms linked to the powerful gun

lobby. That includes the car rental

0:30:550:31:09

companies Hertz and Enterprise,

which have stopped offering

0:31:090:31:11

discounts.

0:31:110:31:17

discounts. The NRA has not

commented.

0:31:170:31:21

Fresh revelations of

misconduct by aid workers.

0:31:210:31:23

UK charity, Plan International,

admits to six cases of sexual abuse

0:31:230:31:26

and exploitation of children

by its staff and associates.

0:31:260:31:31

This time, Plan International UK,

which works in more than 50

0:31:310:31:34

countries to improve

children's rights and promote

0:31:340:31:36

equality for girls.

0:31:360:31:37

A vote at the UN Security Council

resolution calling for

0:31:370:31:39

a humanitarian ceasefire

in Syria has been postponed

0:31:390:31:41

until later today.

0:31:410:31:42

There's been deadlock since Thursday

because of objections from Russia.

0:31:420:31:45

Syrian government forces have

continued their bombardment

0:31:450:31:47

of Eastern Ghouta, a rebel held

enclave outside Damascus,

0:31:470:31:49

where nearly 500 people have been

killed in the past week.

0:31:490:31:54

A former senior adviser

to Donald Trump has admitted charges

0:31:540:31:57

of conspiracy and lying

to investigators, who are examining

0:31:570:32:00

Russian political interference

in the 2016 Presidential Election.

0:32:000:32:02

In a plea deal, Rick Gates admitted

conspiracy to defraud the government

0:32:020:32:05

and making false statements.

0:32:050:32:06

He's become the third associate

of the president to agree

0:32:060:32:09

to co-operate with a special

investigation in return for more

0:32:090:32:12

serious charges against

him being dropped.

0:32:120:32:13

Britain is set for its coldest

February week in five years,

0:32:130:32:16

as freezing air, dubbed

The Beast from The East,

0:32:160:32:19

arrives from Russia.

0:32:190:32:19

The cold snap will affect the whole

of the UK from Sunday night,

0:32:190:32:23

with temperatures expected to drop

to -8 in some areas.

0:32:230:32:28

They warn of increased health risks

to vulnerable and elderly people.

0:32:280:32:35

Just to make you feel a little bit

colder, nearly 1000 men in Belarus

0:32:540:33:16

ran shirtless through the streets of

the capital in sub-zero

0:33:160:33:18

temperatures. It is part of the

annual Day of the Fatherland.

0:33:180:33:26

Participants in the Real Man Race

can choose between one and three

0:33:270:33:30

kilometres, receiving medals from

the athletics federation at the

0:33:300:33:32

finish-line. He has the right idea,

he has a coat.

Do you know who can

0:33:320:33:36

do that?

You are always looking for

new sports to do.

0:33:360:33:50

new sports to do.

In honour of Billy

Morgan, I can do anything now. But

0:33:500:33:53

big air! Incredible. How can you try

that? I know sometimes they have

0:33:530:34:00

those air things to do it. He hit

the medal target, five medals for

0:34:000:34:07

Britain. But it is incredible to

think that we are not the best with

0:34:070:34:13

huge mountain ranges! To compete and

actually be the best!

0:34:130:34:24

actually be the best! We will talk

to him at 8:30. Let him have a rest

0:34:240:34:27

first.

0:34:270:34:28

First, to what was an historic night

for Great Britain at the Winter

0:34:280:34:31

Olympics in Pyeongchang.

0:34:310:34:32

Billy Morgan won bronze

in the men's big air to secure

0:34:320:34:35

Great Britain their highest medal

tally in winter Olympic history.

0:34:350:34:38

Paul Frostick was watching.

0:34:380:34:39

The penultimate day of action in

Pyeongchang, and a chance for the

0:34:390:34:42

big jumpers to show off their

skills. It was an imposing 49 metre

0:34:420:34:48

ramp. Complex tricks and a clean

landing required to impress the

0:34:480:34:52

judges. Billy Morgan only just

qualified for the final. But on his

0:34:520:34:58

second of three attempts, he looked

every bit the part of the pillar and

0:34:580:35:04

he holds it up. Yes! It was huge,

and he put the hardest grab, the

0:35:040:35:10

nose grab. Yes, Billy! That left one

last chance to secure a spot in the

0:35:100:35:16

medal positions.

Billy Morgan with

the double grab! Oh, yes! That is

0:35:160:35:22

massive. That is absolutely huge.

85.5. Billy Morgan moves into bronze

0:35:220:35:29

medal position. And it is a very

long and nervous wait.

Canada's Max

0:35:290:35:36

was his biggest threat to walking

away with bronze, but on his final

0:35:360:35:41

jump it all went wrong. An injury in

December nearly ruled him out of

0:35:410:35:46

these games, but the oldest man in

the final helped Britain come home

0:35:460:35:50

with a fifth medal to make sure they

had their best form and at a winter

0:35:500:35:54

Olympics. Paul Frostick, BBC News.

0:35:540:35:58

At the same time Morgan

was nervously waiting to learn

0:35:580:36:00

whether he'd get bronze or not,

two British bobsleigh sleds

0:36:000:36:03

were also starting their campaigns.

0:36:030:36:04

Brad Hall put in a strong

performance in the two-man

0:36:040:36:07

competition earlier in the Games,

but his four-man team,

0:36:070:36:09

are struggling.

0:36:090:36:10

They're down in 19th place

at the halfway stage.

0:36:100:36:12

Lamin Deen's sled, is in 14th

position, with the final two heats

0:36:120:36:16

taking place tomorrow.

0:36:160:36:20

Most of us choose between skiing and

snowboarding, but this lady does

0:36:200:36:28

both!

0:36:280:36:32

Ester Ledecka became just the fifth

athlete to claim gold medals in two

0:36:320:36:35

sports at a winter Olympics

with a win in the women's

0:36:350:36:38

snowboarding parallel giant slalom.

0:36:380:36:39

The 22-year-old Czech,

who earned a shock win

0:36:390:36:42

in the Skiing Super G last Saturday,

beat Germany's Selina Joerg

0:36:420:36:45

to win her second gold.

0:36:450:36:46

She is the first athlete to win

in two unrelated events

0:36:460:36:49

with the previous double wins

coming in Nordic events.

0:36:490:36:51

Great Britain's women will battle it

out for curling a bronze medal,

0:36:510:36:55

later today, after being beaten,

in their semi-final

0:36:550:36:57

against Sweden yesterday.

0:36:570:36:58

Sweden built a huge lead,

at the end of the seventh end,

0:36:580:37:01

scoring with three stones,

as Muirhead's effort,

0:37:010:37:03

failed to find its target.

0:37:030:37:04

GB reduced that deficit to 8-5,

but Sweden added two more,

0:37:040:37:07

in the ninth to secure

their place in the final.

0:37:070:37:10

Later on this afternoon,

attention will turn once agin

0:37:100:37:12

to the Six Nations and the fourth

round of matches taking

0:37:120:37:15

place this afternoon.

0:37:150:37:16

Last night, France recorded

their first win of the tournament

0:37:160:37:19

last night, beating

bottom-of-the-table Italy, 34-17.

0:37:190:37:20

The match was played,

in the Stade Velodrome in Marseille,

0:37:200:37:23

the first time France have hosted

a Six Nations match outside Paris.

0:37:230:37:26

Italy started strongly,

but eventually fell

0:37:260:37:28

to the French pressure.

0:37:280:37:29

The Italians have lost

all of their matches so far.

0:37:290:37:37

The Six Nations Trophy isn't

the only silverware,

0:37:370:37:40

to be won across the six weeks

of the Championship,

0:37:400:37:42

France took home the,

jeseppee Garibaldi cup,

0:37:420:37:44

for their victory last night,

but nothing can rival the history,

0:37:440:37:47

of the Calcutta Cup,

as John Watson explains.

0:37:470:37:55

Here we are in the heart of the

World Rugby museum at Twickenham.

0:37:590:38:03

This is what it is all about. The

historic matches between England and

0:38:030:38:10

New Zealand. Why is it called the

Calcutta Cup? What is the

0:38:100:38:16

association with Calcutta?

It was

made in Calcutta Cup in 1877. It is

0:38:160:38:23

made of 270 silver rubies,

0:38:230:38:29

made of 270 silver rubies, the money

back then. They wanted to make a

0:38:290:38:33

lasting contribution to the sport.

They melted it down and created this

0:38:330:38:38

trophy.

It seems peculiar that

matches between England and Scotland

0:38:380:38:43

are contested for a trophy made in

Calcutta. Why was it given to the

0:38:430:38:52

RFU in England.

Rugby travelled

around the world and establish

0:38:520:38:56

itself imports around the British

Empire.

0:38:560:39:04

Empire. The Calcutta Football Club

established the competition. When

0:39:070:39:09

the club closed, they wanted to do

something with the money left in the

0:39:090:39:14

accounts. That is why they made the

trophy and presented it to the RFU.

0:39:140:39:19

When was the first match?

The first

between England and Scotland was in

0:39:190:39:25

1871. The first time contested for

that trophy was 1878. It finished in

0:39:250:39:31

a draw. No one got the first game,

but England won the next year.

As we

0:39:310:39:38

know, England have won more times.

England have a better record.

0:39:380:39:46

Scotland have a way to go to catch

up.

Absolutely. We will wait to see

0:39:460:39:50

how they go. We will see to get

their hands on the trophy.

0:39:500:39:58

Before the Calcutta Cup,

Ireland welcome Wales to Dublin,

0:39:580:40:01

and it will be Warren Gatland's,

100th test in charge

0:40:010:40:03

of the Welsh side.

0:40:030:40:05

He was first appointed a decade

ago, making him Wales'

0:40:050:40:07

longest-serving head coach.

0:40:070:40:08

He says it's a nice accolade,

but he'd prefer to focus

0:40:080:40:11

on the campaign.

0:40:110:40:13

It is a nice honour. It's just for

me. It's something for me to reflect

0:40:130:40:25

back on. It is a nice achievement,

but it is about the game and the

0:40:250:40:30

players and the results. That is

more important than me reaching 100

0:40:300:40:33

games.

0:40:330:40:37

The Women's six nations championship

runs alongside the men's,

0:40:370:40:40

and England are still on course

for a second successive Grand Slam.

0:40:400:40:43

They comfortably beat

Scotland 43-8 last night.

0:40:430:40:45

The red roses made it

three wins from three,

0:40:450:40:47

running in seven tries

in all at Scots-toun.

0:40:470:40:50

This try by Ellie Kil-dunne secured

England's bonus point

0:40:500:40:52

before half time.

0:40:520:40:53

Warrington Wolves ended Wigan's

winning start to the Super League

0:40:530:40:56

season, beating them 16-10.

0:40:560:40:57

It was a deserved derby

victory for the Wolves,

0:40:570:40:59

who'd only won one of their first

three matches, since

0:40:590:41:02

the season began.

0:41:020:41:03

Also last night, St Helens beat

Huddersfield Giants 26-12,

0:41:030:41:05

and Salford Red Devils came

through 36-12 against Hull KR.

0:41:050:41:09

In the Championship, Hull City's

match with Sheffield United

0:41:090:41:11

was suspended for two and a half

minutes, because of a protest

0:41:110:41:15

by the home fans against

the club's ownership.

0:41:150:41:17

Items were thrown onto the pitch

by supporters who've grown

0:41:170:41:20

frustrated with the Allam family's

running of the club,

0:41:200:41:22

midway through the first half.

0:41:220:41:23

The home side did go

on to win, though.

0:41:230:41:26

Nouha Dicko, scoring the only goal

of the game to move Hull out

0:41:260:41:29

of the relegation zone.

0:41:290:41:36

And finally, if you can't

find your snowboard,

0:41:360:41:39

you could always find a friend!

0:41:390:41:41

This is a nice alternative. Go

underneath!

0:41:410:41:46

Yesterday, we had team GB's

latest Olympic medallist,

0:41:460:41:48

Snowboarder, Billy Morgan,

showing off his scooter skills

0:41:480:41:50

around the Olympic Village,

and today we've got another boarder

0:41:500:41:53

who's found an alternative

mode of transport!

0:41:530:41:55

This is Norwegian snowboarder

Stale Sandbech riding down

0:41:550:41:57

the mountain on fellow rider

Tyler Nicholson's back.

0:41:570:42:05

The accolades should surely go to

the man underneath. No skill

0:42:050:42:20

required. A stiff back, and keep

away from walls. You can try it

0:42:200:42:24

later.

0:42:240:42:24

Let's talk some more about that

incredible bronze medal achievement

0:42:240:42:27

from British snowboarder

Billy Morgan in the early hours

0:42:270:42:29

of this morning.

0:42:290:42:30

I'm joined now by two

people who saw it unfold,

0:42:300:42:33

commentators, Ed Leigh

and Tom Warwood, in Pyeongchang.

0:42:330:42:37

We loved your reaction. How

surprised were you by the stunning

0:42:370:42:43

jump given he was struggling with a

knee injury just two weeks ago?

0:42:430:42:48

Well, I was very surprised by his

performance today. I can

0:42:480:42:58

performance today. I can say that

Tim predicted it from 7am this

0:42:580:43:00

morning in the car. To injure your

knee in December and barely being on

0:43:000:43:04

a snowboard for all of January,

coming

0:43:040:43:15

coming to these Games, uh, and then,

he rode in slope style not in usual

0:43:220:43:26

standard, crashing before the

contest started, dropping his first

0:43:260:43:28

jump. Wallaby pressure on. To claim

that medal was absolutely

0:43:280:43:31

breathtaking.

It is over in a few

seconds.

0:43:310:43:38

seconds. Talk us through how

difficult it is with technical

0:43:390:43:41

terms.

The two tricks he did are

both triple corks. He is not only

0:43:410:43:45

spinning around, he is also spinning

upside down. He spins upside down

0:43:450:43:49

three times during the trick. He did

the backside variation, showing his

0:43:490:43:55

back first, and the frontside

variation, showing his front to the

0:43:550:43:58

landing first. Spinning around

upside down three times. That was a

0:43:580:44:03

trick he did not actually have on

lock. He was not 100% guaranteed to

0:44:030:44:09

land it. There was a bit of luck. We

saw videos that emerged through the

0:44:090:44:14

week in the buildup to the finals.

You know, he had to go for it if you

0:44:140:44:20

wanted a medal. He had to pull it

out, and wow, he did.

And at 28! We

0:44:200:44:27

have been saying he is the oldest

competitor. He is remarkably useful

0:44:270:44:32

to the rest of us.

0:44:320:44:41

to the rest of us. Where is he now

in his career? What more can he do?

0:44:410:44:44

This will undoubtedly be his last

chance of the big air at the

0:44:440:44:47

Olympics. One of the people he was

up

0:44:470:44:54

up against, Marcus, he was landing

quadruple corks, what Billy

0:45:010:45:03

pioneered, Marcus landed that at 17.

Billy Morgan only started

0:45:030:45:06

snowboarding at 14-15. It shows you

how far behind Billy was. But his

0:45:060:45:10

acrobatic background turbocharged

his learning. He is supernatural at

0:45:100:45:14

snowboarding. But this was his last

chance. Now or never. To deliver

0:45:140:45:20

under those circumstances, it is a

real fairy tale story.

0:45:200:45:29

You can imagine young people

watching this at home, trying it off

0:45:290:45:32

the sofa- please don't, by the way,

so how can they get started?

After

0:45:320:45:38

Jenny Jones's bronze battle in

salty, the participation level in

0:45:380:45:42

ski and snowboard and across the dry

slopes and the snow domes, the

0:45:420:45:47

participation went through the roof

and people went out there to give it

0:45:470:45:50

a go and now what they have done

with their set up and the Pathways

0:45:500:45:55

program to try to encourage people

through from grassroots level so to

0:45:550:45:58

speak, there is a pathway for them

if they want to be the next Billy

0:45:580:46:03

Morgan or Jenny Jones or James Woods

or whoever, they can get out there

0:46:030:46:07

and give it ago and I think what it

does is it shows everybody that it

0:46:070:46:11

is possible, if you want to be a

bronze medallist, Billy Morgan 15

0:46:110:46:15

years ago was an acrobat in the now

he is one of the best snowboarders

0:46:150:46:19

in the world so it shows everyone it

is possible.

Fantastic, we will be

0:46:190:46:24

inspired, thank you, guys, good

luck. I am imagining my nephews at

0:46:240:46:31

home. Do not do it on the sofa at

home. Do not do it at the sofa at

0:46:310:46:36

work either. You are banned! Were

talking about the extreme low to

0:46:360:46:41

riches in Pyeongchang and we are

talking about them now here. Philip,

0:46:410:46:45

is that comparable?

0:46:450:46:46

talking about them now here. Philip,

is that comparable? Not quite, -26.

0:46:460:46:52

You mentioned a cardigan early, we

have had a whip around and got you a

0:46:520:46:57

hat. Don't go to a cardigan, for the

sake of the nation. Here are some

0:46:570:47:02

meets. -- mitts. Are already seeing

this familiar pattern which will

0:47:020:47:12

become familiar to us with a high

pressure over the northern parts of

0:47:120:47:15

Scandinavia and then we are tapping

into the cold air around the

0:47:150:47:20

southern flank, eastern flank of it,

gradually shovelling it towards the

0:47:200:47:25

British Isles. Not such an issue

today, a decent day, if there is

0:47:250:47:29

cloud across parts but look at the

temperatures, not bad compared to

0:47:290:47:33

where we are going. Someone in the

north-west of Scotland make it up to

0:47:330:47:38

eight degrees. Overnight, the skies

will be clear away from the sort of

0:47:380:47:43

eastern coast of Scotland,

north-east of England and again the

0:47:430:47:46

temperatures will go away to -3, -5,

in some of the major towns and

0:47:460:47:52

cities, some with seven or eight

degrees below perhaps. Get up and

0:47:520:47:57

enjoy Sunday because if you have

enough layers on it is a lovely day,

0:47:570:48:01

whatever you want to do, the weather

will not get in the way. But you

0:48:010:48:05

will need the layers, three, four,

five, six degrees or so. Monday, we

0:48:050:48:10

begin to see the first signs of a

change because along the ice above I

0:48:100:48:15

were showing you the cold wind

begins to start showing its hand and

0:48:150:48:18

there will be snow showers here. The

darker lumps of cloud here if you

0:48:180:48:22

like is a representation of the snow

showers coming through, particularly

0:48:220:48:26

to the eastern side of the British

Isles and notice how the

0:48:260:48:29

temperatures begin to slip away.

That is what you will see on your

0:48:290:48:33

thermometer when I added the

strength of the wind. This is the

0:48:330:48:36

crucial bit because this is what you

will feel. Across the Midlands and

0:48:360:48:42

eastern parts of the British Isles,

four, five, six degrees minus. And

0:48:420:48:47

from there, Monday- Tuesday,

Tuesday- Wednesday is when we will

0:48:470:48:51

be talking to you about the

potential to some areas are some

0:48:510:48:54

disruptive snow. Enough of me.

0:48:540:48:56

potential to some areas are some

disruptive snow. Enough of me. We

0:48:560:48:57

will be digging up our knitwear

later on, don't you worry. Time for

0:48:570:49:01

click.

0:49:010:49:07

OK, movie quiz time.

0:49:240:49:25

Five points if you can

name this film.

0:49:250:49:29

Correct - it's Raiders

of the Lost Ark.

0:49:290:49:32

No, that is not Harrison Ford,

that is the face of Nicholas Cage.

0:49:320:49:35

OK, try this one.

0:49:350:49:41

Yes, it is The Fellowship

of the Ring.

0:49:410:49:45

100 points if you spotted

Nicholas Cage, Nicolas Cage

0:49:450:49:47

and Nicholas Cage.

0:49:470:49:52

So, what on earth is going on?

0:49:520:49:56

We're just about getting used

to the idea that there are loads

0:49:560:49:59

of fakes online.

0:49:590:50:00

Fake news, fake tweets,

fake Photoshopped images.

0:50:000:50:05

But these videos are a whole level

above anything that we've seen

0:50:050:50:09

before, and they may have

consequences that go far beyond just

0:50:090:50:12

switching out a few movie stars.

0:50:120:50:16

A lot of what we talk about over

the dinner table is,

0:50:160:50:19

we live in a diverse world.

0:50:190:50:21

Researchers at the University

of Washington released this video

0:50:210:50:23

last year, which used a computer

vision algorithm to very

0:50:230:50:26

convincingly doctor Barack Obama's

mouth movements to make him lip sync

0:50:260:50:29

to something he said

in a different interview.

0:50:290:50:35

A lot of kids, the doors that have

been opened to me aren't

0:50:350:50:39

open to them.

0:50:390:50:40

And with the tricks and tools

of machine learning becoming better

0:50:400:50:43

and easier to use, it's

now possible to do this

0:50:430:50:45

without a particularly

powerful computer.

0:50:450:50:50

Remember the Nick Cage

videos from earlier?

0:50:500:50:53

Well, this mix of Donald Trump

and Angela Merkel was created

0:50:530:50:57

using the same tool,

a tool called Deepfakes.

0:50:570:51:05

To be clear, this is not just a face

swap like you might see on Snapchat.

0:51:050:51:10

This is artificial intelligence that

has learned what Trump's face looks

0:51:100:51:13

like and then made it copy

Merkel's facial expressions.

0:51:130:51:15

What's fascinating is that these

weren't made by a team

0:51:150:51:18

of researchers, or a Hollywood

visual effects department.

0:51:180:51:25

These were made by individuals

following an online tutorial

0:51:250:51:27

on a desktop machine.

0:51:270:51:33

Now, to see how easy it is,

we're going to do it.

0:51:330:51:37

We're going to take my face

and make me president.

0:51:370:51:42

We trained a neural network

by feeding it video of some

0:51:420:51:45

of my past appearances.

0:51:450:51:47

We mixed it with President Trump's

State of the Union Address.

0:51:470:51:51

The software broke the video

into individual frames,

0:51:510:51:53

ran them through the network and,

in less than a day, this

0:51:530:51:57

was the result.

0:51:570:52:00

All of us, together, as one team...

0:52:000:52:03

So, this is the original

video of Trump.

0:52:030:52:06

And this is me, on his head.

0:52:060:52:09

We all share the same home.

0:52:090:52:12

I'm not sure it's an improvement,

but that does seem to be

0:52:120:52:15

President Spenley Trump.

0:52:150:52:16

The other half of the experiment

didn't go quite so well.

0:52:160:52:19

This is Click presenter

Donald Kelly.

0:52:190:52:22

Now, this was a very short

and quick experiment.

0:52:220:52:25

It's far from perfect.

0:52:250:52:26

It's blurry, you can see the edges -

and sometimes, well,

0:52:260:52:29

it's just downright scary.

0:52:290:52:35

But had we left the network

to train for longer,

0:52:350:52:37

on better videos, we could have got

much more convincing results.

0:52:370:52:40

Now, it doesn't take much

imagination to see how one

0:52:400:52:43

could create international outrage

by making fake statements

0:52:430:52:45

from world leaders.

0:52:450:52:50

Something that may become possible

very soon, thanks to some software

0:52:500:52:53

that we looked at last year.

0:52:530:52:57

This is Lyrebird.

0:52:570:52:59

The idea here is that I can train

a neural network with samples

0:52:590:53:02

of my voice and then it will be

able to speak like me.

0:53:020:53:08

Harry hoped he would see some

success from the current project.

0:53:080:53:12

Parents should look out for...

0:53:120:53:13

The software asks you to read out

at least 30 sentences

0:53:130:53:16

of its choosing, from which it can

pull out the basic building blocks

0:53:160:53:20

of words, the phonemes,

that can then be put back together

0:53:200:53:23

in any order.

0:53:230:53:23

In other words, "in other words".

0:53:230:53:28

I've always been a big

fan of One Direction.

0:53:280:53:30

They were, quite frankly,

better than the Beatles.

0:53:300:53:33

LAUGHS.

0:53:330:53:34

Although the creators of Lyrebird

are aware that this technology

0:53:340:53:37

could be misused, they say that

by releasing it as a free tool,

0:53:370:53:41

well, at least the public

will become aware that fake voices

0:53:410:53:44

are already a reality.

0:53:440:53:50

AS DONALD TRUMP:

Great, the best!

0:53:500:53:52

One idea that we are considering is

to watermark the audio samples

0:53:520:53:56

that we produce.

0:53:560:53:57

So we are able to detect immediately

if it is generated by us.

0:53:570:54:05

So, how do we protect ourselves

from having our online photos,

0:54:060:54:08

videos and sound recordings used

to create fake us-es?

0:54:080:54:13

At the moment, we are in a wild,

wild west situation.

0:54:130:54:16

We don't know the attitude

of the courts to this problem.

0:54:160:54:19

We don't have a clear piece

of legislation that would cover it.

0:54:190:54:23

We have piecemeal laws on privacy,

copyright, trademark and passing off

0:54:230:54:26

that would be useful

to somebody in trying to stop

0:54:260:54:29

this from happening.

0:54:290:54:32

But we don't have a clear legal

definition and we don't have a clear

0:54:320:54:35

piece of legislation

that is exactly on point.

0:54:350:54:38

And until we have that, this legal

uncertainty will continue.

0:54:380:54:42

The morality and the legality

of Deepfakes are murky issues.

0:54:420:54:45

Just as we are wrestling

with the fact that we can't trust

0:54:450:54:49

what we read, very soon we will need

to confront the fact that we can't

0:54:490:54:53

trust anything we see

or hear either.

0:54:530:55:01

Remember Nintendo's Switch,

its hugely successful console that's

0:55:070:55:09

both mobile and which

plugs into a TV?

0:55:090:55:13

Well, the Japanese gaming giant has

now created a host of rather unusual

0:55:130:55:17

new peripherals which wildly alter

how the machine is used.

0:55:170:55:22

And Marc Cieslak has been getting

all bent out of shape over it.

0:55:220:55:30

HE PLAYS A MUSICAL SCALE.

0:55:300:55:33

You may be forgiven for thinking

that this cardboard

0:55:330:55:35

was the packaging for

the new peripherals

0:55:350:55:37

for the Nintendo Switch console.

0:55:370:55:39

However, the cardboard

are the peripherals themselves.

0:55:390:55:45

Called Labo, it's a range of devices

which includes things like a piano,

0:55:450:55:49

motorbike handlebars,

fishing rod and even a robot suit.

0:55:490:55:54

Straps on the shoes...

0:55:540:55:57

I might look like I'm stomping

around in a slightly weird way

0:55:570:56:02

but this game asks you to really get

into the character of a giant robot.

0:56:020:56:06

And, if I pull down my visor,

I activate first-person mode.

0:56:060:56:09

For precision destruction!

0:56:090:56:11

Called Toy-Cons, they are all

constructed from folded cardboard.

0:56:110:56:14

Some use elastic bands and all use

the Switch's motion-sensing

0:56:140:56:16

controllers.

0:56:160:56:23

I think Labo is a big deal

for Nintendo Switch,

0:56:230:56:26

just because it proves that Nintendo

is capable of continuing to innovate

0:56:260:56:29

on an already innovative product.

0:56:290:56:30

The fact that it is made out

of cardboard and your existing

0:56:300:56:34

controllers fit in, I think

will blow parents' minds and,

0:56:340:56:36

more importantly, blow

children's minds as well.

0:56:360:56:40

But before you can play

with your Toy-Con, you've got

0:56:400:56:42

to build it first -

something that you might worry

0:56:420:56:45

requires the prowess of an origami

expert crossed with the advanced

0:56:450:56:48

flat pack furniture building skills

of a self-assembly sensei.

0:56:480:56:55

Building these devices takes

varying lengths of time.

0:56:550:56:58

More complicated Toy-Cons,

like the robot suit,

0:56:580:57:00

can take up to eight

hours to complete.

0:57:000:57:04

But that's part of the appeal

of Labo - taking pleasure

0:57:040:57:07

from the building of the devices

that you are about to use

0:57:070:57:10

and understanding how

they go together.

0:57:100:57:13

A little bit of patience and some

deft folding results in this.

0:57:130:57:16

Nintendo reckoned this

is a radio-controlled car.

0:57:160:57:21

Last time I looked, cars had wheels.

0:57:210:57:24

My completed Toy-Con,

which I can make move around,

0:57:240:57:27

because the Switch controllers have

got HD rumble and it means that

0:57:270:57:30

you can have differing levels

of rumble, allowing this particular

0:57:300:57:33

Toy-Con to move about.

0:57:330:57:40

Each one of the Toy-Cons

comes with a game.

0:57:400:57:42

Some are more complicated

than others, but will require

0:57:420:57:45

an element of physical control,

which comes courtesy

0:57:450:57:49

of the folded cardboard.

0:57:490:57:50

The games themselves

are more like mini-games.

0:57:500:57:52

But that's not the point.

0:57:520:57:54

This is more about creativity

and making something

0:57:540:57:57

than it is a hardcore

gaming experience.

0:57:570:58:02

But I do question the durability

of cardboard peripherals.

0:58:020:58:06

How does that go back in there?

0:58:060:58:09

Not very, based

on my time with them.

0:58:090:58:11

We've managed to have a pit stop

with our very own cardboard

0:58:110:58:14

mechanic.

0:58:140:58:14

OK, fantastic.

0:58:140:58:15

So, while I managed to damage my

cardboard motorcycle,

0:58:150:58:19

repairs are really quite easy.

0:58:190:58:24

There are two different

offerings so far -

0:58:240:58:26

the Variety Pack, which includes

five different Toy-Cons,

0:58:260:58:29

priced at £59.99, and the Robosuit,

which costs £69.99.

0:58:290:58:36

That seems like a lot of money

for cardboard toys with bits

0:58:360:58:39

of string for guts.

0:58:390:58:41

Nintendo hasn't yet said

whether they are going to give

0:58:410:58:44

you replacement parts for that,

or whether you are going to have

0:58:440:58:47

to scavenge cardboard from

supermarkets or things like that.

0:58:470:58:51

So it's going to be interesting

to see how much Nintendo

0:58:510:58:54

are expecting you to spend on top

of the base game and cardboard kits.

0:58:540:59:02

This week, Caterpillar announced

the release of a new smartphone.

0:59:030:59:09

You'd be forgiven for not even

knowing they produced such a thing -

0:59:090:59:12

these devices are specifically aimed

at the construction industry.

0:59:120:59:16

But this one has a few

interesting features.

0:59:160:59:21

An upgrade to their FLIR

thermal imaging camera,

0:59:210:59:25

the addition of a laser beam

for measuring how far away something

0:59:250:59:28

is, or room size, and the stand

out feature, a nose -

0:59:280:59:32

yes, it can smell.

0:59:320:59:36

Or, more specifically,

has an indoor air quality sensor

0:59:360:59:38

which aims to alert users

if there are high levels of volatile

0:59:380:59:42

organic compounds - or VOCs -

in the air, something commonly found

0:59:420:59:45

in paint, solvents

and cleaning products.

0:59:450:59:50

Sound a bit niche?

0:59:500:59:52

Well, its creators don't think so.

0:59:520:59:57

Builders, plumbers, electricians,

carpenters, farmers.

0:59:571:00:00

These type of people kind

of generally get overlooked

1:00:001:00:06

by the everyday phone vendors.

1:00:061:00:08

And so what we are doing

is understanding the technology

1:00:081:00:11

that we can integrate

into our products that really

1:00:111:00:13

makes their lives better.

1:00:131:00:14

And next week on the show, we'll be

bringing you all of the latest news

1:00:141:00:18

and releases from NWC in Barcelona.

1:00:181:00:20

That is all from the shortcut

of Click this week, the full episode

1:00:201:00:27

is up on iPlayer.

1:00:271:00:32

Don't forget, we live

on Twitter @BBCClick

1:00:321:00:34

and on Facebook, too.

1:00:341:00:35

Thanks for watching

and we will see you soon.

1:00:351:00:43

Hello, this is Breakfast

with Rachel Burden and Jon Kay.

1:00:571:01:02

Leaping into the record books -

medal number five seals Team

1:01:021:01:05

GB's most successful

Winter Olympics ever.

1:01:051:01:09

Billy Morgan bagged bronze

in the Big Air snowboard event

1:01:091:01:12

with the jump of his life.

1:01:121:01:19

And coming until Econ test thinking,

I'm shooting for a medal, you are

1:01:201:01:25

ready for it. But I just didn't.

1:01:251:01:31

And Great Britain could win,

medal number six today,

1:01:311:01:33

the women's curling team,

play japan for the bronze medal,

1:01:331:01:36

later this morning.

1:01:361:01:44

Almost here this morning, taking a

stand. Big companies cut ties with

1:01:531:02:00

the NRA, after last week's mass

shooting at a Florida school.

1:02:001:02:07

Fresh revelations

of misconduct by aid workers -

1:02:071:02:09

UK charity Plan International admits

to six cases of sexual abuse

1:02:091:02:11

and exploitation of children

by its staff and associates.

1:02:111:02:14

As Britain braces itself

for an arctic blast,

1:02:141:02:15

we'll be getting some top tips

on how walkers can

1:02:151:02:18

stay safe in the snow.

1:02:181:02:19

And Philip Avery has the weather.

1:02:191:02:26

Good morning. Dry and bright and

sunny weekend in store for all part

1:02:261:02:31

of the British Isles. A little bit

on the chilly side. It's next week

1:02:311:02:35

when things get much colder and we

could well see a real of winter.

1:02:351:02:41

More details for you in just a few

minutes.

See you then, thank you.

1:02:411:02:46

Good morning.

1:02:461:02:47

First, our main story.

1:02:471:02:48

Team GB is celebrating its best

ever Winter Olympics,

1:02:481:02:50

after Billy Morgan won bronze

in the men's snowboard big air.

1:02:501:02:53

The medal is Team GB's

fifth in Pyeongchang,

1:02:531:02:55

taking them past the four won

in 1924 and 2014.

1:02:551:03:00

The women's curling team faces

Japan in a bronze medal

1:03:001:03:02

match later this morning.

1:03:021:03:06

At the age of 28, Morgan

was the oldest snowboarder

1:03:061:03:09

competing in the final,

and fell on his first jump,

1:03:091:03:13

but came back with two good runs

to finish less than one

1:03:131:03:16

point from silver.

1:03:161:03:20

Let's speak to our sports

correspondent David Ornstein,

1:03:201:03:22

who is in Pyeongchang.

1:03:221:03:27

Great celebrations I would imagine

for everyone in Team GB today?

1:03:271:03:32

That's right. Great news for Team

GB. Billie Morgan with a record

1:03:321:03:38

fifth medal of these games. Taking

Britain passed the four they won in

1:03:381:03:46

Chamonix in 1924, and in Sochi in

2014. It has also meant that Britain

1:03:461:03:56

has met their target from the

funding body. Billy Morgan fell on

1:03:561:04:03

his training runs and his first run

in competition, but then nailed his

1:04:031:04:08

next two to win a bronze medal. It

really is a fantastic story for

1:04:081:04:17

Billy Morgan. Three years older than

anyone else in the field. You'll

1:04:171:04:22

make a meant to snowboarding at the

age of 15. Years had trouble with

1:04:221:04:27

his knees. He had a background in

gymnastics and skateboarding. Ease

1:04:271:04:31

cause a real surprise here. Some

people thought he could have got a

1:04:311:04:35

medal, but he was up against tough

opponents. It takes Britain into

1:04:351:04:39

uncharted territory and it could get

even better for the women's curling

1:04:391:04:43

team, who fight for a bronze medal

later today.

1:04:431:04:54

later today.

David, many thanks.

1:04:541:04:56

And we'll be speaking to the man

himself, from Pyeongchang,

1:04:561:04:58

just after 8:30am.

1:04:581:04:59

A number of US companies have cut

ties with

1:04:591:05:01

the National

Rifle Association -

1:05:011:05:02

as consumers call for

a boycott of firms

1:05:021:05:04

linked to the powerful

gun lobby.

1:05:041:05:06

They include the car

rental companies Hertz

1:05:061:05:08

and Enterprise Holdings,

both of which have stopped offering

1:05:081:05:10

discounts for members

of the Association, in the wake

1:05:101:05:12

of the Florida school shooting.

1:05:121:05:13

Our North America correspondent

Peter Bowes reports.

1:05:131:05:17

The aftermath to a school shooting

that could prompt change in America.

1:05:171:05:25

Amidst the grieving, the mood has

been different this time.

1:05:261:05:29

Within hours of the gunman

killing 17 people, anger

1:05:291:05:31

overflowed onto the streets.

1:05:311:05:32

Now it is social media

where pressure is being exerted

1:05:321:05:34

on the hugely powerful gun lobby.

1:05:341:05:37

Under the hashtag boycott NRA,

activists are targeting firms that

1:05:371:05:40

offer special benefits to members

of the National Rifle Association.

1:05:401:05:45

And they include some of the most

familiar corporate names.

1:05:451:05:48

The car rental companies

Hertz and Enterprise,

1:05:481:05:50

which also owns Alamo International.

1:05:501:05:57

which also owns Alamo and National.

1:05:571:05:58

They're ending discounts offered

to members of the gun lobby

1:05:581:06:00

group from next month.

1:06:001:06:01

Met Life Insurance and the software

company Symantec are

1:06:011:06:04

taking similar action.

1:06:041:06:05

There has been no word

in response from the NRA.

1:06:051:06:07

It is unclear whether these actions

will hurt an organisation that

1:06:071:06:11

boasts 5 million members.

1:06:111:06:16

During the week, its chief executive

hit out at the protesters.

1:06:161:06:18

Their goal is to eliminate

the Second Amendment

1:06:181:06:20

and our firearms freedoms.

1:06:201:06:22

So they can eradicate

all individual freedoms.

1:06:221:06:27

Donald Trump says he is open

to new ideas but the one he seems

1:06:271:06:30

to like best is giving

guns to teachers.

1:06:301:06:32

It's concealed.

1:06:321:06:36

So this crazy man who walked

in wouldn't even know

1:06:361:06:39

who it is that has it.

1:06:391:06:40

That's good.

1:06:401:06:42

That's not bad, that's good.

1:06:421:06:43

And a teacher would have shot

the hell out of him before

1:06:431:06:46

he knew what happened.

1:06:461:06:48

The debate over what to do next

will be highly charged

1:06:481:06:50

and intensely political.

1:06:501:06:55

One of the UK's biggest children's

aid charities has confirmed

1:06:551:06:59

there have been six cases of child

sexual abuse by staff and volunteers

1:06:591:07:03

in the last two years.

1:07:031:07:04

Plan International says five of them

were criminal cases and reported

1:07:041:07:07

to the local authorities

in the countries involved.

1:07:071:07:09

Adina Campbell reports.

1:07:091:07:17

This time, plan International UK,

which works in more than 50

1:07:221:07:27

countries to improve children's

rights and promote equality for

1:07:271:07:31

girls. In its latest online blog, it

has confirmed six cases of sexual

1:07:311:07:38

abuse and exploitation of children

between July 2016 and June last

1:07:381:07:43

year. One involved a member of

staff. The others were by volunteers

1:07:431:07:48

or associates. Plan International

says the staff member was not from

1:07:481:07:54

the UK and was dismissed without

reference. And ended the contracts

1:07:541:07:59

with the other volunteers and

organisations involved. The charity

1:07:591:08:02

also says there were nine cases of

sexual misconduct and harassment by

1:08:021:08:07

staff against other adults which led

to seven dismissals. In the past,

1:08:071:08:15

Plan International UK has received

millions of pounds of funding from

1:08:151:08:18

the government. It's the latest

major charity to admit cases of

1:08:181:08:23

sexual misconduct and follows

investigations into aid

1:08:231:08:27

organisations including Oxfam and

Save the Children. In an open

1:08:271:08:31

letter, the three charities and many

others have now promised a series of

1:08:311:08:37

urgent and immediate measures to

protect the vulnerable.

1:08:371:08:48

In a plea

1:08:531:08:56

A former senior adviser

to Donald Trump has admitted charges

1:08:561:08:58

of conspiracy and lying

to investigators, who are examining

1:08:581:09:00

Russian political interference

in the 2016 presidential election.

1:09:001:09:02

In a plea deal, Rick Gates admitted

conspiracy to defraud the government

1:09:021:09:05

and making false statements.

1:09:051:09:06

He's become the third associate

of the president to agree

1:09:061:09:09

to co-operate with a special

investigation, in return

1:09:091:09:11

for more serious charges

against him being dropped.

1:09:111:09:12

Britain is set for its coldest

February week in five years,

1:09:121:09:15

as freezing air, dubbed The Beast

from The East, arrives from Russia.

1:09:151:09:18

The cold snap will affect the whole

of the UK from Sunday night,

1:09:181:09:21

with temperatures expected to drop

to minus-eight in some areas.

1:09:211:09:23

Simon Jones reports.

1:09:231:09:29

The gritters are gearing

up as Britain braces

1:09:291:09:31

itself for a big freeze.

1:09:311:09:33

The so-called Beast from the East

is sweeping in from Siberia.

1:09:331:09:38

The Met office, in conjunction

with NHS England, has issued a level

1:09:381:09:41

three cold weather alert

for the whole of the country,

1:09:411:09:44

the second most serious level.

1:09:441:09:48

That means there is a 99%

chance of severe weather,

1:09:481:09:50

icy conditions or heavy snow,

between now and Thursday.

1:09:501:09:55

There are additional yellow severe

warnings for snow early next week

1:09:551:10:00

covering most of Eastern in Britain.

1:10:001:10:01

That could cause travel

problems and power cuts.

1:10:011:10:03

It is certainly not the first snow

we will have this winter.

1:10:031:10:06

But what makes this cold snap

different is it is expected

1:10:061:10:09

to affect the whole of the UK.

1:10:091:10:11

Temperatures could fall as low

as -8, but it will feel much

1:10:111:10:13

chillier because of the wind.

1:10:131:10:16

There could be increased pressure

on already stretched NHS services

1:10:161:10:21

and councils are providing extra

emergency beds for rough sleepers.

1:10:211:10:28

In Ipswich, it is being done

in partnership with the local

1:10:281:10:30

housing association.

1:10:301:10:32

The main aim is always to get people

off the street and to stop people

1:10:321:10:39

from dying in the cold weather.

1:10:391:10:41

And, to date, we have

been pretty successful.

1:10:411:10:43

Next Thursday is the

meteorological start of spring.

1:10:431:10:47

But that appears to be on hold

as winter continues to bite.

1:10:471:10:55

A UK ticket holder has won nearly

£78 million in the EuroMillions draw

1:10:561:10:59

after sharing the jackpot

with a winner from Spain.

1:10:591:11:02

The jackpot has been growing

since the turn of the year

1:11:021:11:05

and was the third biggest

in the draw's history.

1:11:051:11:12

someone is going to be celebrating

this morning.

1:11:121:11:19

A vote on a UN

Security Council resolution calling

1:11:191:11:21

for a humanitarian ceasefire

in Syria has been postponed

1:11:211:11:23

until later today.

1:11:231:11:26

There's been deadlock since Thursday

following objections from Russia.

1:11:261:11:31

Syrian government forces have waged

a fierce air campaign

1:11:311:11:33

on the rebel-held enclave

of Eastern Ghouta, near Damascus.

1:11:331:11:41

462 people have been

killed there this week,

1:11:411:11:44

at least 99 of them children.

1:11:441:11:46

Barrel bombs and shell fire have

rained down on the area,

1:11:461:11:52

where nearly 400,000

people remain trapped.

1:11:521:11:54

Witnesses described yesterday's

bombing was the most intense so far.

1:11:541:12:02

The Syrian government has denied

targetting civilians,

1:12:031:12:04

and insists it is trying to liberate

the Eastern Ghouta from what it

1:12:041:12:07

calls "terrorists".

1:12:071:12:09

We're joined now by Tim Eaton,

from the international relations

1:12:091:12:12

think-tank Chatham House.

1:12:121:12:17

Thank you for joining us. Let's talk

about this UN resolution. Deadlock

1:12:171:12:23

since Thursday. Why no agreement so

far?

Essentially disagreement over

1:12:231:12:32

when this will come into force.

Russian tactics have been delaying

1:12:321:12:39

this. At the moment, negotiators are

trying to reduce the time as much as

1:12:391:12:47

possible and there will be a vote on

that later today.

A suspicion among

1:12:471:12:52

some members of the Security Council

is that Russia is playing for time

1:12:521:12:55

here to help the Syrian government?

Certainly. That would seem to fit

1:12:551:13:00

the pattern of previous such

attempts and we have seen on many

1:13:001:13:06

occasions where really they should

be things they should be able to

1:13:061:13:09

sort out relatively quickly and it

has allowed the Syrian regime forces

1:13:091:13:13

more time to make military advances

on the ground. We've also seen with

1:13:131:13:19

such discussions or versus Asian

facilities and ceasefires that even

1:13:191:13:22

when the of been agreed they haven't

necessarily been respected. The

1:13:221:13:28

ability for civilians to leave the

area haven't really come into force.

1:13:281:13:32

It's a difficult situation.

We're

used to seeing deadlock and poverty

1:13:321:13:38

within the UN in different parts of

diplomacy, but this time it seems

1:13:381:13:45

rather more serious. France is

saying that if the UN can't agree on

1:13:451:13:49

this, it threatens the future

representation -- reputation of the

1:13:491:13:57

UN.

We were having the same kind of

conversations regarding Aleppo. We

1:13:571:14:03

saw then the UN was unable to push

things through, was unable to put

1:14:031:14:08

sufficient leveraged over member

states such as Russia to implement

1:14:081:14:13

agreements, so unfortunately this

fits a pattern and it's not new. And

1:14:131:14:17

there's little to see that it's

going to change this time round.

1:14:171:14:24

Could change things? What could get

an agreement today or tomorrow?

I

1:14:241:14:28

think there will be an agreement

over the time of the implementation

1:14:281:14:32

of this deal, but really it's also

important to look at the option for

1:14:321:14:36

rebel groups and civilians within

eastern Ghouta. For civilians, there

1:14:361:14:42

are few choices. It's almost

impossible for them to leave. If

1:14:421:14:46

they are able to leave following

some kind of evacuation deal, they

1:14:461:14:49

face an uncertain future. In the

past, we've seen people being

1:14:491:14:55

conscripted into government forces.

Seen them discriminated

1:14:551:15:06

against the it's a challenge. For

the armed groups,

1:15:511:15:58

whether to fight. We know that if

they are to cut

1:16:041:16:09

A series of big companies cut ties

with America's powerful gun lobby

1:16:131:16:16

the National Rifle Association

after last week's mass shooting

1:16:161:16:18

at a Florida school.

1:16:181:16:19

A fifth medal seals the record

for Team GB's most successful

1:16:191:16:21

winter olympics ever.

1:16:211:16:24

A sign that spring

is usually on its way .

1:16:241:16:27

these are the snowdrops

at The Nuttery Wood

1:16:271:16:35

Here's Philip with a look

at this morning's weather.

1:16:391:16:46

Here's Philip with a look

at this morning's weather.

1:16:461:16:48

a lovely start to the weekend. It is

called back. In some parts of

1:16:481:16:55

Sussex, we are beginning to tap into

high-pressure dominating our weather

1:16:551:16:58

for the next few days. High-pressure

usually means it is lovely and there

1:16:581:17:04

is sunshine. There are some cloud to

the Pennines.

1:17:041:17:14

the Pennines. A lot of dry weather

on offer. If you have a plan, this

1:17:141:17:18

is the weather for you.

1:17:181:17:25

is the weather for you. This is not

the cold weather yet. With clear

1:17:251:17:28

skies, temperatures dipping away

overnight. Somewhere in the

1:17:281:17:33

countryside could well be down to

minus single figures. In major towns

1:17:331:17:37

and cities, we are subzero. For

Sunday, glorious start.

1:17:371:17:46

Sunday, glorious start. Again, if

you want to be out and about, get a

1:17:461:17:49

few layers on.

1:17:491:17:54

few layers on. We are seeing the

other side of winter. It is the

1:17:541:18:01

cold. Year is winter on its way. We

are beginning to indicate the first

1:18:011:18:05

signs of snow showers wanting to get

in on unnoticeable north-easterly

1:18:051:18:10

wind. There are the temperatures are

expected to see on your

1:18:101:18:18

thermometers. Adding in the wind

strength, this is what it will feel

1:18:181:18:20

like.

1:18:201:18:25

like. A completely different beast

from what you felt over the weekend.

1:18:291:18:33

If you are stepping out, you will

really need to cover up. The big

1:18:331:18:39

area of high-pressure dominating,

trying to settle the weather, doing

1:18:391:18:41

so this weekend, but as soon as we

bring in this really cold air from

1:18:411:18:46

Siberia across the North Sea, it

starts becoming very unstable.

1:18:461:18:50

That's where the snow showers come

from and there will be snow showers

1:18:501:18:53

are plenty through Monday night,

Tuesday and into Wednesday.

1:18:531:19:01

In just one damning tweet this week,

reality TV star Kylie Jenner wiped

1:19:021:19:06

a billion pounds off the value

of Snapchat, saying she no longer

1:19:061:19:08

used the image sharing service.

1:19:081:19:16

Snapchat has recently undergone

a redesign and it's facing intense

1:19:161:19:18

competition from Instagram -

which is owned by Facebook -

1:19:181:19:20

for celebrity users.

1:19:201:19:21

So what does this say

about the popularity of social media

1:19:211:19:24

and the way we use it?

1:19:241:19:25

It's a question we've been putting

to some college students.

1:19:251:19:28

Snapchat is literally just

for messaging friends.

1:19:281:19:36

Instagram is for, like,

keeping up with people,

1:19:381:19:39

keeping up with their feed

and everything and making sure I'm

1:19:391:19:42

up to date with everything.

1:19:421:19:50

I feel like Facebook

was the first one that exploded.

1:19:571:19:59

And everyone used Facebook at one

point, so you just got your grandma

1:19:591:20:02

and all your cousins.

1:20:021:20:03

I was on it for, like,

a month and then I just gave up

1:20:031:20:07

completely because my mum

wanted to add me on it,

1:20:071:20:09

so I was like, maybe not!

1:20:091:20:11

This picture just explains

what you're thinking

1:20:111:20:12

or what you're wanting to say.

1:20:121:20:14

Whereas with words you won't

always get it right.

1:20:141:20:22

I don't like Snapchat

because the new update is so bad.

1:20:241:20:29

It has clumped everything

together and you don't know

1:20:291:20:31

where to find certain things.

1:20:311:20:32

It's not as nice and fluid

to use as it used to be.

1:20:321:20:36

I don't really like the new update.

It's just confusing.

1:20:361:20:38

I stopped using Snapchat ages ago.

1:20:381:20:39

It's just complicated,

annoying, don't like it.

1:20:391:20:43

For me, it's not a popularity thing.

1:20:431:20:49

It's more, what is

easier for me to use?

1:20:491:20:52

Just show my friends

cool pictures and, like,

1:20:521:20:55

I'm only really bothered

whether they like it or not.

1:20:551:20:57

So I suppose it is trying

to please your friends.

1:20:571:21:04

Let's discuss this with social media

strategist Jemima Gibbons,

1:21:041:21:06

and entertainment reporter

Lucy Ford.

1:21:061:21:12

Good morning. Thank you for joining

us this morning. It's probably will

1:21:121:21:18

worth explaining

1:21:181:21:19

us this morning. It's probably will

worth explaining what Snapchat is

1:21:191:21:20

and why it has become so popular?

Obviously I am completely out of the

1:21:201:21:28

demographic that uses Snapchat. It's

very popular with teams and took 25

1:21:281:21:32

is. It is like an instant messaging

service where you can send video and

1:21:321:21:38

photographs to your friends and you

could put funny filters on them.

1:21:381:21:43

Rabbit ears and dog faeces, flower

garlands, that sort of thing. It is

1:21:431:21:49

a great and fun entertaining app and

there are lots of brands on there,

1:21:491:21:55

doing cute and entertaining content.

It is the one where you get Khartoum

1:21:551:22:01

faces superimposed on your face,

which everyone has done over

1:22:011:22:05

Christmas. Kylie Jenner says on

Twitter, anybody else using this?

1:22:051:22:17

I'm not. The share price dropped

dramatically.

It shows the power of

1:22:171:22:22

celebrity. All of a

1:22:221:22:31

celebrity. All of a sudden, her 104

million followers on Instagram think

1:22:311:22:34

that they will not use it. The power

of these influences. She's one of

1:22:341:22:40

the main users of Snapchat.

She

helped build it up.

She was a main

1:22:401:22:47

influence.

1:22:471:22:53

influence. I think it has to do

quite a lot to compete with

1:22:531:22:56

something like Instagram. You

probably know this already, but it

1:22:561:23:00

is

1:23:001:23:05

is analytic. Instagram will show you

how many followers you have and the

1:23:051:23:09

brands. It will show who is looking

at pictures and looking at these

1:23:091:23:17

posts. It is a quantifiable way of

seeing who's looking at things. Up

1:23:171:23:23

until earlier this month, Snapchat

did not have that with brands. The

1:23:231:23:28

only recently put that in.

They can

copy each other. It's not difficult

1:23:281:23:34

for these networks to take the best

ideas from each other. Ragbag of

1:23:341:23:42

these companies are desperate not to

be the next friends reunited on

1:23:421:23:46

MySpace. The dominance from Facebook

has been so assured for so long, but

1:23:461:23:51

even their usage is dropping off,

particularly amongst the young. Do

1:23:511:23:55

you think any of these companies

last the long-term?

1:23:551:24:06

Good question. These platforms are

still relatively new.

1:24:061:24:14

still relatively new.

They are

becoming like the big TV

1:24:141:24:16

broadcasters almost.

1:24:161:24:21

broadcasters almost. They do not

have first mover advantage. For

1:24:221:24:27

example, MySpace was out there and

they were one of the first social

1:24:271:24:31

networks. The next-generation. There

is an advantage in being first, but

1:24:311:24:37

also an advantage in coming to the

game slightly later. Now the

1:24:371:24:42

dominance is so established. They

are in the news the whole time. They

1:24:421:24:51

are making headlines everyday. It

shows how much a part of everyday

1:24:511:24:56

life they will become. Facebook is 1

billion users. Snapchat has nearly 2

1:24:561:25:02

billion. And will be very difficult

for people to move over. They might,

1:25:021:25:09

but we might find it is like radio

stations and TV channels. They might

1:25:091:25:12

not be leading the field any more,

but I can't really see them

1:25:121:25:16

disappearing completely.

Interesting

times. We will probably be back here

1:25:161:25:24

next year talking about another new

arrival. Hang around because we will

1:25:241:25:28

talk about the future later. The

immediate future here is not great.

1:25:281:25:36

With forecasts suggesting next week

could be the coldest

1:25:361:25:38

in the UK for five years,

fell walkers are being urged to make

1:25:381:25:41

sure they have the right skills

and equipment before heading

1:25:411:25:44

for the hills.

1:25:441:25:45

There were a record number

of mountain rescue call-outs

1:25:451:25:47

in the Lake District last year,

and with more snow likely,

1:25:471:25:51

experts say winter skills training

could be life-saving.

1:25:511:25:54

Peter Marshall has

been to find out more.

1:25:541:25:58

A day on the winter Fells can

begin with sheer beauty.

1:25:581:26:01

And in moments, it can turn brutal.

1:26:011:26:05

WIND HOWLS.

1:26:051:26:09

That is why this group has taken

to the slopes of Helvellyn in one

1:26:091:26:13

of the coldest weeks of the year.

1:26:131:26:19

The idea of today is to learn

the basic snow craft that

1:26:191:26:22

will help keep us alive

in bad weather conditions.

1:26:221:26:24

And I think I'm

in pretty good hands.

1:26:241:26:29

The leader of the expedition today

has reached the summit of Everest.

1:26:291:26:32

So Helvellyn should be something

of a walk in the park.

1:26:321:26:39

Typically the wind will come in,

1:26:391:26:41

it will be scouring

the snow off the side.

1:26:411:26:43

Mountaineer Zach Poulton

has also led expeditions

1:26:431:26:44

in Antarctica and Greenland.

1:26:441:26:46

He is a Fell top assessor

for the National Park.

1:26:461:26:49

Is

1:26:491:26:49

Every day from December to April,

he scales Helvellyn to provide

1:26:491:26:57

Is Every day from December to April,

he scales Helvellyn to provide

1:27:041:27:11

Every day from December to April,

he scales Helvellyn to provide

1:27:111:27:13

weather updates and safety

advice for walkers.

1:27:131:27:15

As the snow gets deeper,

it's time to attach crampons -

1:27:151:27:18

spiked boot attachments.

1:27:181:27:19

I always challenge people,

can you stop, take your bag off,

1:27:191:27:21

get your crampons out,

1:27:211:27:22

get them on and walk

away in two minutes?

1:27:221:27:25

And it's worth thinking

about, can you do it

1:27:251:27:27

in the worst-case scenario?

1:27:271:27:28

And that is 100 mph winds buffeting

you, knocking you over.

1:27:281:27:31

Well, I'm trying out my crampons.

1:27:311:27:32

I have to say, it took me more

than two minutes to get them on.

1:27:321:27:35

We are still on the quite low

slopes, but I'm pleased

1:27:351:27:38

we've got an expert here.

1:27:381:27:39

I said earlier on that Helvellyn

should be a walk in the park.

1:27:391:27:42

Well, I think I was wrong.

1:27:421:27:44

Last year saw the highest number

of Mountain Rescue incidents

1:27:441:27:46

on record in the Lake District.

1:27:461:27:48

543 in total.

17 people died.

1:27:481:27:49

Over 300 needed medical attention.

1:27:491:27:50

In these conditions,

ice axe skills can save lives.

1:27:501:27:53

And you're pushing with that

shoulder and you are really

1:27:531:27:56

kind of levering it in.

1:27:561:27:57

To either slow you down

and carve your way down

1:27:571:27:59

or to stop you dead.

1:27:591:28:02

The risk is on the spectrum

from very safe to very unsafe.

1:28:021:28:06

As long as people are making

conscious decisions about the kit

1:28:061:28:09

they are taking, the route they're

taking and the risks

1:28:091:28:11

they are exposing themselves to,

1:28:111:28:13

then it don't have any

issue with it.

1:28:131:28:20

I think the problem comes

where people are not aware

1:28:201:28:22

of the risk and they're making

unconscious decisions and putting

1:28:221:28:24

themselves at risk, and then putting

other people at risk

1:28:241:28:27

in terms

of solving that problem.

1:28:271:28:28

Eventually, we make it.

1:28:281:28:29

The 950 metre high

summit of Helvellyn.

1:28:291:28:34

That last ascent

was pretty exciting.

1:28:341:28:36

I think it was the bit we saw

from the bottom that we felt

1:28:361:28:40

was intimidating earlier on.

1:28:401:28:41

But with the right instructors

and the right equipment,

1:28:411:28:43

it was all right.

1:28:431:28:44

Just gradually

step-by-step we made it.

1:28:441:28:52

There will be more on that story

on Monday evening on BBC Inside Out

1:28:521:28:55

in the North West at 7.30,

and on the BBC iPlayer.

1:28:551:29:03

Stay with us, headlines coming up.

1:29:071:29:14

Hello, this is Breakfast

with Jon Kay and Rachel Burden.

1:29:391:29:43

Good morning, here's

a summary of today's main

1:29:431:29:45

stories from BBC News.

1:29:451:29:50

Team GB is celebrating its best

ever Winter Olympics,

1:29:501:29:52

after Billy Morgan won bronze

in the men's snowboard big air.

1:29:521:29:56

The medal is Team GB's

fifth in Pyeongchang,

1:29:561:29:58

taking them past the four won

in 1924 and 2014.

1:29:581:30:03

The Women's Curling team faces

Japan in a bronze medal

1:30:031:30:06

match later this morning.

1:30:061:30:09

At the age of 28, Morgan

was the oldest snowboarder

1:30:091:30:11

competing in the final,

and fell on his first jump,

1:30:111:30:14

but came back with two good runs

to finish less than one

1:30:141:30:17

point from silver.

1:30:171:30:20

A number of US companies have cut

ties with the National

1:30:201:30:24

Rifle Association -

as consumers call for

1:30:241:30:25

a boycott of firms linked

to the powerful gun lobby.

1:30:251:30:29

They include the car

rental companies Hertz

1:30:291:30:32

and Enterprise Holdings,

both of which have stopped offering

1:30:321:30:36

discounts for members

of the Association.

1:30:361:30:38

The NRA is yet to respond

to the move, which comes in the wake

1:30:381:30:42

of the Florida school shooting.

1:30:421:30:45

One of the UK's biggest children's

aid charities has confirmed

1:30:451:30:48

there have been six cases of child

sexual abuse by staff and volunteers

1:30:481:30:52

in the last two years.

1:30:521:30:54

Plan International says five of them

were criminal cases and reported

1:30:541:30:57

to the local authorities

in the countries involved.

1:30:571:31:00

The charity works in more than 50

countries to improve

1:31:001:31:03

children's rights and promote

equality for girls.

1:31:031:31:10

A former senior adviser

to Donald Trump has admitted charges

1:31:161:31:19

of conspiracy and lying

to investigators, who are examining

1:31:191:31:21

Russian political interference

in the 2016 presidential election.

1:31:211:31:23

In a plea deal, Rick Gates admitted

conspiracy to defraud the government

1:31:231:31:26

and making false statements.

1:31:261:31:27

He's become the third associate

of the president to agree

1:31:271:31:29

to co-operate with a special

investigation, in return

1:31:291:31:31

for more serious charges

against him being dropped.

1:31:311:31:38

Britain is set for the coldest

February week in five

1:31:381:31:41

years as freezing air

arrives from Russia.

1:31:411:31:44

The cold snap will affect the whole

of the UK from Sunday night

1:31:441:31:47

with temperatures expected to drop

to minus-eight in some areas.

1:31:471:31:51

The Met Office has issued

an amber cold weather alert,

1:31:511:31:54

which warns of increased health

risks to vulnerable

1:31:541:31:57

and elderly people.

1:31:571:32:05

And if you are struggling to enjoy

that cold weather you can take some

1:32:091:32:13

inspiration from this.

1:32:131:32:16

Nearly a thousand men in Belarus ran

shirt-less through the streets

1:32:161:32:18

of the capital in sub-zero

temperatures yesterday,

1:32:181:32:25

as part of the country's

'Day of the Defender

1:32:251:32:28

of the Fatherland'.

1:32:281:32:34

Participants in The 'Real Man Race'

can choose between a one

1:32:341:32:38

or three kilomometre course,

receiving medals from the country's

1:32:381:32:42

Athletics Federation

at the finish line.

1:32:421:32:50

Maybe that should be in the Winter

Olympics!

1:32:541:33:01

Olympics! That Tongan athlete is

made for that.

1:33:031:33:09

made for that. Best ever Winter

Olympics for team GB thanks to that

1:33:091:33:14

man behind you, Billy Morgan. He

only started snowboarding aged 14.

1:33:141:33:22

He had a knee injury as well and

then took bronze medal. The Sports

1:33:221:33:27

director Dan Hunt said last March

that this would be the start of it.

1:33:271:33:33

That he would do for skiing what he

did for cycling.

And so important to

1:33:331:33:40

have those recognised names.

In

terms of funding, more people

1:33:401:33:44

getting involved. And already a

massive uptake in people contacting

1:33:441:33:48

ski centres after Lizzie Yarnold

last week.

500 applying. Last week

1:33:481:33:56

we will wear wondering why the UK

takes part but this will change

1:33:561:34:00

this.

1:34:001:34:02

Lets then

relive, this historic

1:34:021:34:10

night for Great Britain at

the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang.

1:34:111:34:13

Billy Morgan, winning the medal,

that secured Great Britain

1:34:131:34:16

their highest medal tally,

in Winter Olympic history.

1:34:161:34:17

Paul Frostick was watching.

1:34:171:34:18

The penultimate day of action

in Pyeongchang and a chance

1:34:181:34:22

for the big jumpers to show

off their skills.

1:34:221:34:23

An imposing 49 metre ramp

for British hope Billy Morgan

1:34:231:34:25

in the Big Air finals.

1:34:251:34:27

Complex tricks and a clean landing

required to impress the judges.

1:34:271:34:29

Morgan only just

qualified for the final.

1:34:291:34:32

But on his second of three attempts

he looked every bit the part.

1:34:321:34:36

And he holds it up, yes!

1:34:361:34:38

It was huge!

1:34:381:34:40

And he put the nose grab on it.

1:34:401:34:41

The hardest grab.

1:34:411:34:42

Yes, Billy!

1:34:421:34:45

That left one last chance to secure

a spot in the medal positions.

1:34:451:34:49

Billy Morgan, yes!

1:34:491:34:51

Yes!

1:34:511:34:53

Billy Morgan with the

double grab triple 14.

1:34:531:34:56

That is massive!

1:34:561:34:58

That is absolutely huge.

1:34:581:35:01

85.5.

1:35:011:35:03

Billy Morgan moves into bronze medal

position and it is a very

1:35:031:35:06

long and nervous wait.

1:35:061:35:10

Canada's Max Parrot was his biggest

threat to walking away with bronze.

1:35:101:35:13

But on his final jump

it all went wrong.

1:35:131:35:17

An injury in December nearly

ruled him out of these games.

1:35:171:35:21

But the oldest man in the final

helped Great Britain come

1:35:211:35:24

home with a fifth medal

to ensure their best performance

1:35:241:35:27

at a Winter Olympics.

1:35:271:35:35

I am sure it will hit me later. If

you come in thinking I'm shooting

1:35:411:35:45

for a medal, but no.

Two weeks ago

with a knee injury you would never

1:35:451:35:51

have thought it?

I thought I would

be thrilled to make the finals. So

1:35:511:35:55

happy days.

Congratulations. Most of

us choose between skiing and

1:35:551:36:03

snowboarding but this lady does

both.

1:36:031:36:10

Ester Ledecka has become the first

1:36:161:36:18

athlete in history to win gold

medals in two unrelated events

1:36:181:36:21

at the Winter Games.

1:36:211:36:22

The 22-year-old Czech,

claimed a shock win in the skiing,

1:36:221:36:24

super G last Saturday,

and followed that up with victory

1:36:241:36:26

today in the women's snowboarding

parallel giant slalom.

1:36:261:36:28

Great Britain's women

will battle it out

1:36:281:36:30

for curling a bronze medal,

later today, after being beaten,

1:36:301:36:32

in their semi-final

against Sweden yesterday.

1:36:321:36:34

Sweden built a huge lead,

at the end of the seventh end,

1:36:341:36:37

scoring with three stones,

as Muirhead's effort,

1:36:371:36:38

failed to find its target.

1:36:381:36:40

GB reduced that deficit to 8-5,

but Sweden added two more,

1:36:401:36:42

in the ninth to secure their place

in the final.

1:36:421:36:47

Back to the Winter games shortly.

1:36:471:36:53

Away from the winter games,

attention will turn once agin

1:36:531:36:55

to the Six Nations and the 3rd

round of matches taking

1:36:551:36:58

place this afternoon.

1:36:581:36:59

Last night France recorded their

first win of the tournament last

1:36:591:37:01

night, beating bottom-of-the-table

Italy, 34-17.

1:37:011:37:03

The match was played, in

the Stade Velodrome in Marseille -

1:37:031:37:07

the first time France have

hosted a Six Nations

1:37:071:37:08

match outside Paris.

1:37:081:37:09

Italy started strongly,

but eventually fell

1:37:091:37:11

to the French pressure.

1:37:111:37:12

The Italians have lost

all of their matches so far.

1:37:121:37:20

This evening, Scotland

will hope to ruin England's

1:37:201:37:25

hopes of the grand slam

at Murrayfield, as the sides compete

1:37:251:37:28

for the Calcutta Cup.

1:37:281:37:29

Scotland's last victory in this

contest, came in 2008,

1:37:291:37:31

and they haven't scored a try

at home to England, since 2004.

1:37:311:37:34

But England flanker

Chris Robshaw says they aren't

1:37:341:37:36

expecting an easy game.

1:37:361:37:41

Complacency is a horrible thing,

that journalists put on the players,

1:37:411:37:46

it is quite an insult to everyone

whether the players or the people on

1:37:461:37:50

the side. As players you are hugely

respectful of each other. We know

1:37:501:37:57

that this is a massive challenge.

And we are excited to go there, a

1:37:571:38:02

great place to go and play rugby.

They're one of the best teams in the

1:38:021:38:07

world, their record is fantastic.

They come here as massive favourites

1:38:071:38:11

in my opinion. So they are a quality

side with quality players

1:38:111:38:16

throughout. It is a big challenge

for us. For us to stop them.

1:38:161:38:23

Ireland are still hoping they can

do the grand slam and

1:38:231:38:26

they welcome Wales to Dublin today.

1:38:261:38:27

And they're boosted

1:38:271:38:28

by the news that their talisman

Johnny Sexton is fit to play.

1:38:281:38:35

He was grand, he's just getting a

bit older and needed longer to warm

1:38:351:38:40

up. He came into the tail end of the

session. He was fine and finished

1:38:401:38:46

the session.

1:38:461:38:51

In the championship we had protests

with balls being thrown onto the

1:38:581:39:06

pitch. The home side did go on to

win however. With whole moving out

1:39:061:39:12

of the relegation zone.

1:39:121:39:13

And finally...

1:39:131:39:14

if you can't find your snowboard,

you could always find a friend!

1:39:141:39:20

Yesterday we had team GB's

latest Olympic medallist,

1:39:201:39:22

Snowboarder Billy Morgan showing

off his scooter skills around

1:39:221:39:24

the Olympic Village,

and today we've got another boarder

1:39:241:39:26

who's found an alternative

mode of transport!

1:39:261:39:30

This is Norwegian snowboarder

Stale Sandbech riding down

1:39:301:39:32

the mountain on fellow rider

Tyler Nicholson's back!

1:39:321:39:40

Just as well he did not tried the

big air like that! That could be a

1:39:461:39:53

new sport.

1:39:531:39:58

new sport. Billy Morgan is your

great friend. Have you heard from

1:39:591:40:03

him and what was your reaction to

the news?

I could not believe it. I

1:40:031:40:07

watched the first few runs on went

to sleep again on the third and woke

1:40:071:40:13

up with the winning bronze. I'm so

happy for him. This is huge for

1:40:131:40:19

British snowboarding and huge for

Billy. The whole team. I'm sure

1:40:191:40:23

right now he is in all the media.

And obviously they take you off for

1:40:231:40:30

drug testing so you cannot get hold

of him. I've had one word answers.

1:40:301:40:35

What was the one word!

Just banks. I

just wrote a message to congratulate

1:40:351:40:42

him.

You did not tell him that you

had missed it!

1:40:421:40:53

had missed it!

You have competed in

the Winter Olympics yourself and you

1:40:531:40:56

know with these events the tiniest

thing can go wrong and it is a bit

1:40:561:40:59

of a lottery. You need to have luck

on your site as well as the skill.

1:40:591:41:05

It is an amazing experience. I think

he is now 28. I'm 29. I retired last

1:41:051:41:13

year. So it is very much a young

man's sport. And that is why! So

1:41:131:41:21

much work in that. He has been

working on these for a long time. He

1:41:211:41:28

pioneered the quad cork, the first

time anyone has ever been spinning

1:41:281:41:36

for times upside down. The jump here

was not enough for him to do that.

1:41:361:41:42

So all the snowboarders are in a

tight competition because they can

1:41:421:41:46

only do that triple. So it was

harder for Billy to podium. But he

1:41:461:41:51

has proved himself. A couple of

amazing runs and there he is in

1:41:511:41:56

disbelief.

That is what came across

in the clip, he just looked stunned

1:41:561:42:02

to have taken a medal.

He is so

critical about his snowboarding. He

1:42:021:42:08

always asks for reassurance, he will

never blow his own trumpet. He will

1:42:081:42:14

not fully understand what he has

done.

And he had that knee injury as

1:42:141:42:19

well, still suffering from that. He

said he would be surprised just to

1:42:191:42:23

get into the final.

He also had a

bad injury in training. He did not

1:42:231:42:31

look all that good. But he just put

a bit of wood between his teeth and

1:42:311:42:36

got on with it!

And now he will have

a bit of a role as cheerleader for

1:42:361:42:42

the sport. How is he going to

encourage other young people to get

1:42:421:42:46

into this sport?

He started in

Southampton at the dry slopes. I

1:42:461:42:53

think you have been there yourself.

I think it encourages young kids to

1:42:531:42:58

realise they could be there.

Was he

an acrobat to start with?

1:42:581:43:05

Absolutely, into gymnastics. And

there are so many pathways for

1:43:051:43:09

people now to get into the sport.

Gymnastics is a very good

1:43:091:43:14

foundation. Not just for

snowboarding but for all sports.

1:43:141:43:18

When you get that strength and

aerial awareness when you're young

1:43:181:43:23

then you can branch off into all

these different sports. Snowboarding

1:43:231:43:27

is well suited because you spend

most of your time upside down.

It is

1:43:271:43:32

incredible. Go along to your local

ski centre. Get on your trampoline.

1:43:321:43:40

But next week we may not even be

able to go to a dry snow slope!

1:43:401:43:46

But next week we may not even be

able to go to a dry snow slope!

1:43:461:43:46

That is not the case this weekend,

everything in due course. Because

1:43:491:43:55

this weekend is not too cold. I just

want to give you straightaway the

1:43:551:44:03

sense of how cold things are this

weekend. Look at these temperatures.

1:44:031:44:11

For, five, 7 degrees. Plenty of

sunshine. And in Dublin for the six

1:44:121:44:19

Nations, great conditions there and

similar prospect in Edinburgh later

1:44:191:44:27

in the day as well. Having had such

a sunny day in many areas underneath

1:44:271:44:34

there was clear skies, the

temperatures really are going to

1:44:341:44:38

fall away again. You will have heard

a lot of chat about it turning cold

1:44:381:44:43

but this weekend there are some cold

nights around. But a lot of

1:44:431:44:48

sunshine. And if you have a plan for

the weekend I think that the weather

1:44:481:44:52

will help you. But not warm, five, 6

degrees or so on Sunday. And it is

1:44:521:45:03

when we get to mandate that we start

to see the first signs of the snow

1:45:031:45:07

showers. You just get the sense of

it beginning to work in. Those are

1:45:071:45:15

the snow showers heading towards the

British Isles. Initially an issue

1:45:151:45:18

for the East but everyone seemed

temperatures dipping away at this

1:45:181:45:23

stage. Because the wind is picking

up and the first shot of that cold

1:45:231:45:28

air coming in from Siberia. As a

consequence, nothing like this at

1:45:281:45:35

the weekend. -5, -6 it will feel

like as we bring in that cold air

1:45:351:45:40

and add on that wind as well. And

Monday night, Tuesday, Wednesday,

1:45:401:45:48

the snowboarders will love it. There

will be significant snowfall as this

1:45:481:45:53

cold air comes in all the way from

Siberia right across northern and

1:45:531:45:59

central parts of Europe and into the

British Isles. If you want the heat

1:45:591:46:03

you have to go to North Africa or

the Eastern Mediterranean or across

1:46:031:46:08

to the Caribbean. And once we do get

into next week it will be very much

1:46:081:46:12

colder. This is where all the

headlines will be made. Bitterly

1:46:121:46:18

cold in the wind, significant snow

and for the high ground in the east

1:46:181:46:23

initially the snow fall total is

beginning to mount up. Driving

1:46:231:46:28

conditions with the frost, ice and

snow becoming pretty treacherous.

1:46:281:46:32

But that is next week. .

1:46:321:46:39

For now thank you very much for top

1:46:391:46:43

We're back with the for

top headlines at 0800.

1:46:431:46:46

Now it's time for Newswatch.

1:46:461:46:48

Hello and welcome to Newswatch

with me Samira Ahmed.

1:46:481:46:51

Coming up - has BBC News coverage

of the Winter Olympics been too

1:46:511:46:54

focused on badly performing Brits?

1:46:541:46:56

We speak to the head

of BBC sports journalism.

1:46:561:47:01

Certain newspaper front pages made

a lot of allegations

1:47:011:47:02

about Jeremy Corbyn and a Czech spy.

1:47:021:47:04

Did the BBC make too little?

1:47:041:47:07

And, as KFC stores across the UK

temporarily shut this week,

1:47:071:47:12

did BBC News go clucking mad

with its coverage?

1:47:121:47:19

First, for the past week

many of our national newspapers have

1:47:191:47:23

featured headlines such as "Corbyn

the collaborator" and "Corbyn urged

1:47:231:47:25

to reveal his Stasi file."

1:47:251:47:33

Allegations that the Labour

leader had questionable

1:47:341:47:36

contacts with a Czech

1:47:361:47:37

diplomat and agent in the 1980s

emerged from files held by the Czech

1:47:371:47:40

security service archive.

1:47:401:47:41

The Labour leader called the story

nonsense and accused the newspapers

1:47:411:47:45

covering it of lies and smears.

1:47:451:47:46

But not all Newswatch viewers

were so dismissive of the claims.

1:47:461:47:49

This anonymous telephone caller

thought they were at least worthy

1:47:491:47:52

of an airing on the BBC.

1:47:521:47:54

You've covered the story

regarding Donald Trump

1:47:541:47:59

and the Russia investigation ad

nauseam for months and months

1:47:591:48:01

and months on end but there's

nothing on BBC News even though it's

1:48:011:48:04

featured very prominently

in the newspapers and I'm

1:48:041:48:06

a bit staggered and a bit

flabbergasted by this.

1:48:061:48:12

Although there were some mentions

of the story on BBC News it didn't

1:48:121:48:16

feature on the main television

bulletins until a brief mention

1:48:161:48:18

on Tuesday, and then gained more

prominence throughout the week.

1:48:181:48:22

By Wednesday on the Daily

Politics Andrew Neil tackled

1:48:221:48:27

the subject to much claim.

1:48:271:48:28

The Defence Secretary says Mr Corbyn

has "betrayed his country".

1:48:281:48:31

In what way?

1:48:311:48:33

Well, the Defence Secretary has

chosen his own words.

1:48:331:48:36

I mean, the point for me

about this debacle is that...

1:48:361:48:40

Has he betrayed his country?

1:48:401:48:42

Jeremy Corbyn is a grave danger

to this country, I believe,

1:48:421:48:44

but that's because...

1:48:441:48:45

Has he betrayed his country?

1:48:451:48:47

But that's because of the ideas

in which he believes and what that

1:48:471:48:50

would mean for our economy

and our society if he were elected.

1:48:501:48:53

People have all sorts of ideas.

1:48:531:48:54

But your Defence Secretary,

our Defence Secretary,

1:48:541:48:56

the Defence Secretary of this

Government, of our government,

1:48:561:48:58

has said the leader of Her Majesty's

opposition has betrayed his country.

1:48:581:49:01

In what way has he

betrayed his country?

1:49:011:49:05

Although the claims lacked evidence

and were firmly denied,

1:49:051:49:09

some Newswatch viewers thought

it was too little too

1:49:091:49:10

late from BBC News.

1:49:101:49:14

Lynette Smith asked on Monday: why

have you not even passed comment?

1:49:141:49:18

Admittedly they are only allegations

but you are quick enough to cover

1:49:181:49:22

showbiz stars when years

old allegations of sexual abuse

1:49:221:49:24

were laid at their door.

1:49:241:49:26

And Barbara Stevens

had the same question.

1:49:261:49:28

"Why has there been no headline

coverage based on the allegations?

1:49:281:49:31

Surely this is a matter

of public interest."

1:49:311:49:36

Well, we put that to BBC News

and they told us: "BBC News

1:49:361:49:39

has covered this story

and Jeremy Corbyn's response

1:49:391:49:41

in a range of our output.

1:49:411:49:45

The BBC correspondent in Prague

interviewed both the director

1:49:451:49:48

of the Czech Secret Service archive

and the former agent who made

1:49:481:49:51

the original allegations."

1:49:511:49:55

Every now and again,

we are posed a question put

1:49:551:49:57

here a couple of weeks ago

by Pascal Freeman who describes

1:49:571:50:00

himself as an incredulous

licence fee payer.

1:50:001:50:04

Can you please tell me why regional

news is not broadcast in high

1:50:041:50:08

definition in this day and age?

1:50:081:50:09

My mobile phone can record

video in 4K resolution.

1:50:091:50:12

It seems very antiquated

that the BBC cannot afford

1:50:121:50:15

the technology so that broadcasts

are not interrupted with the message

1:50:151:50:19

BBC One HD cannot yet show

programmes from your area.

1:50:191:50:23

As a middle-aged person I thought

test card interruptions

1:50:231:50:25

were consigned to history.

1:50:251:50:29

We tried to find out an answer

for Mr Freeman and BBC News told us:

1:50:291:50:34

"Upgrading the 15 regional versions

of BBC One across England

1:50:341:50:38

and the Channel Islands

to full HD is a priority.

1:50:381:50:41

However, this would cost

the equivalent of a third

1:50:411:50:44

of the annual editorial budget

for regional TV bulletins,

1:50:441:50:48

so we have to balance our plans

with the best interests

1:50:481:50:50

of the licence fee payer."

1:50:501:50:58

Now, the Winter Olympics come

to an end this weekend

1:50:591:51:01

and for the next four years most

of us will probably forget

1:51:011:51:04

what the difference

is between the skeleton and the luge

1:51:041:51:07

and exactly how Russian competitors

there are not competing for Russia.

1:51:071:51:10

But for the past fortnight

the Games have occupied a lot

1:51:101:51:12

of airtime on BBC One and Two,

online and also on BBC

1:51:121:51:15

News with much focused

on British performance,

1:51:151:51:18

some of which was pretty poor.

1:51:181:51:22

Let's look at examples from the News

at Ten and Breakfast.

1:51:221:51:26

It's heartbreak for

Elise Christie yet again.

1:51:261:51:29

After failing to win a medal

at the last Olympics four years ago,

1:51:291:51:33

history has repeated itself

here in Pyeongchang.

1:51:331:51:38

Morning from Pendle Ski Club

in Lancashire where we have been up

1:51:381:51:42

all night cheering on the local hero

Dave Ryding who started on the dry

1:51:421:51:46

slopes here, and as you can tell

they are so proud he came in the top

1:51:461:51:50

ten in ninth, so well done to Dave.

1:51:501:51:53

Clarke goes fourth!

1:51:531:51:53

Yarnold wins gold again!

1:51:531:51:57

Laura Deas has won bronze as well!

1:51:571:52:02

The BBC's commentary

team seen celebrating

1:52:021:52:05

Lizzy Yarnold's skeleton gold,

about which more very shortly.

1:52:051:52:08

But it was the extent

of the coverage on BBC News that

1:52:081:52:11

exercised a number of viewers

like Tim Elliott.

1:52:111:52:14

"Why is the BBC so interested

in the Winter Olympics?

1:52:141:52:17

It is getting an inordinate amount

of coverage following the fortunes

1:52:171:52:20

of privileged people taking part

in sports that have not been

1:52:201:52:23

heard of in the UK."

1:52:231:52:26

Clive Wilce had this to say.

1:52:261:52:28

"I have enjoyed the Winter Olympics

but I cannot believe the amount

1:52:281:52:31

of coverage that has been given

to Elise Christie's

1:52:311:52:33

speed skating races.

1:52:331:52:35

I lost count of the number

of times I heard the story

1:52:351:52:38

of her disqualification,

over and over again."

1:52:381:52:43

For others, it was not

the quantity of the coverage

1:52:431:52:45

but its focus on British

competitors which rankled.

1:52:451:52:52

Brian Bollen tweeted

about the BBC's chauvinistic

1:52:521:52:53

coverage of the Winter Olympics.

1:52:531:52:55

"I've heard at least one

reporter refer to GB as we.

1:52:551:52:57

In the Falklands War the BBC

referred to the British."

1:52:571:53:00

Richard Brown thought:

"The BBC coverage of

1:53:001:53:01

the Winter Olympics is pretty poor.

1:53:011:53:03

They are far more interested

in the British athletes rather

1:53:031:53:05

than the world's best."

1:53:051:53:08

And Alan Dawson agreed.

1:53:081:53:11

"The Winter Olympics just

shows British media,

1:53:111:53:17

the BBC particularly,

just cheer leads losers.

1:53:171:53:19

We love somebody who tries.

1:53:191:53:20

Oh, but isn't he or she brave?"

1:53:201:53:21

Well, let's discuss those issues

with Stephen Mawhinney,

1:53:211:53:25

the BBC's head of sports journalism.

1:53:251:53:27

He joins us from Salford.

1:53:271:53:28

Thank you for coming on Newswatch.

1:53:281:53:30

We know that some audiences

don't care about sport.

1:53:301:53:35

But was there too much on BBC News

particularly on Breakfast?

1:53:351:53:38

Samira, perhaps you won't be

surprised to hear me

1:53:381:53:40

say I don't think so.

1:53:401:53:42

Obviously it was up to every

programme editor of each

1:53:421:53:45

news programme to decide

whether they covered

1:53:451:53:47

the Winter Olympics and how

much they gave to it.

1:53:471:53:49

But I'm not surprised that

many of them chose to give

1:53:491:53:52

it extensive coverage

because there was some spectacular

1:53:521:53:53

sport, there has been some really

compelling human stories,

1:53:531:53:56

some wider issues at stake

as well in terms of some

1:53:561:54:00

of the politics and diplomacy

that was going on around the Games.

1:54:001:54:03

And, of course, we know that there

is huge audience interest in this.

1:54:031:54:06

In fact, on the television coverage

alone more than 30 million people

1:54:061:54:09

have tuned in through the Games,

that's more than many of the other

1:54:091:54:13

major sporting events that we cover,

for instance, Wimbledon or the Six

1:54:131:54:15

Nations.

1:54:151:54:16

So there is no doubt there has been

a wide audience interest,

1:54:161:54:20

although of course I appreciate some

viewers and listeners are not

1:54:201:54:22

going to be as engaged

in sporting stories.

1:54:221:54:24

This story of building up

the athletes' journey is another

1:54:241:54:26

issue more generally

that viewers raised.

1:54:261:54:29

A lot of focus on British

competitors who ended up crashing

1:54:291:54:32

out, like Elise Christie,

wouldn't it have been better sports

1:54:321:54:34

journalism to focus on the events

themselves and the winners?

1:54:341:54:41

So, we absolutely did focus

on the events and the winners

1:54:411:54:44

and I can come onto that.

1:54:441:54:45

But just to deal

with Elise Christie.

1:54:451:54:47

Hers was an absolutely

compelling human drama,

1:54:471:54:49

there's no question about it.

1:54:491:54:51

She went into the Sochi Olympics

as the favourite in the short track

1:54:511:54:55

speed skating and ended up having

a really dramatic but disastrous

1:54:551:54:57

time and she ended up

being disqualified, or crashing out

1:54:571:55:00

of each of those.

1:55:001:55:02

And then had to deal

with a huge amount of abuse

1:55:021:55:04

including death threats,

and thought about walking

1:55:041:55:06

away from the sport.

1:55:061:55:08

But she decided to continue,

became a multiple world champion,

1:55:081:55:10

came again into these Olympics

as the favourite, and yet

1:55:101:55:13

unbelievably again went

through a series in each

1:55:131:55:15

of her three events where

she was either pushed out,

1:55:151:55:18

disqualified, or injured

before her final race

1:55:181:55:22

where she attempted to compete,

fell over again, seemed to have

1:55:221:55:25

qualified, but then got

disqualified again.

1:55:251:55:27

By any standards, it was

an extraordinary human drama

1:55:271:55:31

and kind of news story around

Britain's favourite athlete

1:55:311:55:33

going into the Games.

1:55:331:55:36

We had specific complaints

about seeing the BBC commentary team

1:55:361:55:39

celebrating British skeleton medal

success, also using the word 'we'.

1:55:391:55:43

Isn't the BBC supposed

to be impartial?

1:55:431:55:47

Obviously we do understand

the importance of being impartial

1:55:471:55:50

and across our news coverage

you would have seen that.

1:55:501:55:53

Of course, in our live sporting

coverage, there is no question these

1:55:531:55:56

are moments of huge drama,

huge passion, many of our pundits

1:55:561:55:59

are obviously former Olympians

themselves and they have close

1:55:591:56:02

relationships and understandably

have a real engagement and personal

1:56:021:56:06

closeness to all of the athletes

that are out there

1:56:061:56:10

and their performances,

and sport is partly about passion,

1:56:101:56:14

is partly about that kind

of excitement that we get wrapped up

1:56:141:56:17

in and we want to share that,

encompass it and embrace

1:56:171:56:20

that with our audience.

1:56:201:56:21

Many of our audience really

appreciate that from us.

1:56:211:56:23

It's certainly true to say that

with the Summer Olympics too

1:56:231:56:26

Newswatch viewers have said

they feel BBC News coverage of these

1:56:261:56:29

events is too much about British

competitors regardless of outcome,

1:56:291:56:32

when it should be about the top

stories of who won.

1:56:321:56:36

Do you accept that BBC news coverage

needs to be rethought

1:56:361:56:39

about whether you have got

that balance right?

1:56:391:56:43

As I say, it is absolutely a balance

and always done on a case-by-case

1:56:431:56:46

basis for every single programme,

every news programme, and you know,

1:56:461:56:49

I make no apology for the fact

that there has been a focus

1:56:491:56:52

on Team GB.

1:56:521:56:54

There is no doubt there is huge

audience interest for that,

1:56:541:56:56

all of the evidence suggests that.

1:56:561:56:59

Don't forget that Team GB are funded

by public money through UK Sport,

1:56:591:57:03

so we literally have a stake in both

seeing that as well as holding

1:57:031:57:06

them to account in terms

of their performance.

1:57:061:57:08

Stephen Mawhinney,

thank you so much.

1:57:081:57:10

No problem.

1:57:101:57:12

Finally, Monday brought the bizarre

news that the fast-food outlet KFC,

1:57:121:57:14

which used to be known

as Kentucky Fried Chicken,

1:57:141:57:17

had run out of chicken.

1:57:171:57:24

John Kay reported on the story

for the News at Six.

1:57:241:57:27

Oh!

1:57:271:57:28

No!

1:57:281:57:29

When you've been promised KFC

as a half-term treat

1:57:291:57:31

but there is no chicken.

1:57:311:57:32

The company says it is working flat

out to rectify the problem.

1:57:321:57:35

But for some that is

little consolation.

1:57:351:57:39

So, was there something

of an overreaction, not

1:57:391:57:41

just from customers,

but from the BBC too?

1:57:411:57:45

A Twitter user describing himself

as Giacomo G Casanova, thought so.

1:57:451:57:51

"Let me get this straight,

you're endlessly histrionic re UK's

1:57:511:57:54

child obesity problem,

then devote a lengthy

1:57:541:57:56

slot to a supply issue

that shuts KFC stores.

1:57:561:57:59

Who cares?

1:57:591:58:02

Featuring unhappy kids and closing

with one wailing as though it

1:58:021:58:05

were some national tragedy."

1:58:051:58:06

And that's all from us.

1:58:061:58:08

Thank you for all of your

comments this week.

1:58:081:58:10

If you want to share your opinions

on BBC News and current affairs,

1:58:101:58:13

or even appear on the programme,

you can call on 0370 010 6676,

1:58:131:58:17

or e-mail [email protected]

1:58:171:58:21

You can find us on

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1:58:211:58:24

Do have a look at our website.

1:58:241:58:26

The address for that is

bbc.co.uk/newswatch.

1:58:261:58:30

That's all from us, I will be back

to hear your thoughts about BBC News

1:58:301:58:34

coverage again next week.

1:58:341:58:35

Goodbye.

1:58:351:58:43

Hello, this is Breakfast

with Rachel Burden and Jon Kay.

2:00:112:00:13

Leaping into the record books -

medal number five seals Team

2:00:132:00:16

GB's most successful

Winter Olympics ever.

2:00:162:00:17

Billy Morgan bagged bronze

in the Big Air snowboard

2:00:172:00:19

event with the jump of his life.

2:00:192:00:27

I guess if you come into the contest

thinking, I am shooting for a medal,

2:00:282:00:32

you are ready

2:00:322:00:41

you are ready for it,

2:00:412:00:41

And Great Britain could win

medal number 6 today.

2:00:412:00:43

The women's curling team play

Japan for the bronze

2:00:432:00:45

medal later this morning.

2:00:452:00:48

Good morning, it's Saturday

the 24th of February.

2:00:532:00:55

Also this morning...

2:00:552:00:58

Taking a stand.

2:00:582:00:58

Big companies cut ties

with America's powerful gun lobby

2:00:582:01:00

the National Rifle Association

after last week's mass shooting

2:01:002:01:03

at a Florida school.

2:01:032:01:10

Fresh revelations of

misconduct by aid workers -

2:01:102:01:13

UK charity Plan International admits

to six cases of sexual abuse

2:01:132:01:16

and exploitation of children

by its staff and associates.

2:01:162:01:20

They may be tiny, but the rarest

specimens can command

2:01:202:01:23

a huge price tag -

we'll find out why snowdrops cast

2:01:232:01:26

such a spell on some.

2:01:262:01:34

And Philip Avery has the weather.

2:01:342:01:42

but I just didn't.

Good morning to

you. A dry, bright, sunny weekend in

2:01:452:01:49

store for all parts of the British

Isles. A little bit on the chilly

2:01:492:01:53

side. It is next week where things

get much, much colder and we could

2:01:532:01:56

see a real return of winter. More

details in just a few minutes.

2:01:562:01:59

Good morning.

2:01:592:02:00

First, our main story.

2:02:002:02:01

Team GB is celebrating its best

ever Winter Olympics,

2:02:012:02:04

after Billy Morgan won bronze

in the men's snowboard big air.

2:02:042:02:07

The medal is Team GB's

fifth in Pyeongchang,

2:02:072:02:11

taking them past the four won

in 1924 and 2014.

2:02:112:02:15

The women's curling team faces

Japan in a bronze medal

2:02:152:02:18

match later this morning.

2:02:182:02:21

At the age of 28,

Morgan was the oldest snowboarder

2:02:212:02:24

competing in the final

and fell on his first jump,

2:02:242:02:32

but came back with two great runs

to finish less than one

2:02:322:02:34

point from silver.

2:02:342:02:41

Yeah, it's pretty awesome. So many

of the guys here fell twice. I mean,

2:02:412:02:46

if everybody landed there runs, I

wouldn't be in this position, so

2:02:462:02:51

it's down to the rounds.

2:02:512:02:58

Let's speak to our sports

correspondent David Ornstein,

2:02:582:03:00

who is in Pyeongchang.

2:03:002:03:05

He is obviously delighted but I bet

Team GB as a whole is delighted as

2:03:052:03:10

well with this medal haul.

That's

right, you mentioned the medal haul

2:03:102:03:16

of five which takes them past 1924

and 2014. There will possibly be an

2:03:162:03:23

upgrade for the men's bobsleigh team

from Saatchi but as things stand,

2:03:232:03:27

this is a record-breaking Olympics

for Team GB. It

2:03:272:03:40

for Team GB. It also means that they

have met the target given to them by

2:03:402:03:43

UK sport, the people who fund so

many of them. Many will say they

2:03:432:03:47

should have beaten the record set in

Sochi, but they have done and that's

2:03:472:03:53

good news for them. 18th in the

medal table. Norway top it on a

2:03:532:03:59

world record 38. That puts it into

context by the fabulous performance

2:03:592:04:02

from Billy Morgan. Five medals for

Great Britain in Pyeongchang.

We

2:04:022:04:08

watch him go again. Absolutely

fantastic work from him. He's

2:04:082:04:13

delighted, we are delighted.

2:04:132:04:15

And we'll be speaking

to the man himself,

2:04:152:04:17

from Pyeongchang, just after 8.30pm.

2:04:172:04:19

A number of US companies have cut

ties with the National

2:04:192:04:22

Rifle Association -

as consumers call for

2:04:222:04:23

a boycott of firms linked

to the powerful gun lobby.

2:04:232:04:26

They include the car

rental companies Hertz

2:04:262:04:29

and Enterprise Holdings,

both of which have stopped offering

2:04:292:04:33

discounts for members

of the Association, in the wake

2:04:332:04:35

of the Florida school shooting.

2:04:352:04:36

Our North America correspondent

Peter Bowes reports.

2:04:362:04:42

The aftermath to a school shooting

that could prompt change in America.

2:04:422:04:45

Amidst the grieving, the mood has

been different this time.

2:04:452:04:49

Within hours of the gunman

killing 17 people, anger

2:04:492:04:52

overflowed onto the streets.

2:04:522:04:55

Now it is social media

where pressure is being exerted

2:04:552:04:58

on the hugely powerful gun lobby.

2:04:582:05:00

Under the hashtag boycott NRA,

activists are targeting firms that

2:05:002:05:04

offer special benefits to members

of the National Rifle Association.

2:05:042:05:08

And they include some of the most

familiar corporate names.

2:05:082:05:12

The car rental companies

Hertz and Enterprise,

2:05:122:05:15

which also owns Alamo and National.

2:05:152:05:18

They're ending discounts offered

to members of the gun lobby

2:05:182:05:20

group from next month.

2:05:202:05:23

Met Life Insurance and the software

company Symantec are

2:05:232:05:26

taking similar action.

2:05:262:05:29

There has been no word

in response from the NRA.

2:05:292:05:33

It is unclear whether these actions

will hurt an organisation that

2:05:332:05:36

boasts 5 million members.

2:05:362:05:38

During the week, its chief executive

hit out at the protesters.

2:05:382:05:41

Their goal is to eliminate

the Second Amendment

2:05:412:05:43

and our firearms freedoms.

2:05:432:05:46

So they can eradicate

all individual freedoms.

2:05:462:05:50

Donald Trump says he is open

to new ideas but the one he seems

2:05:502:05:53

to like best is giving

guns to teachers.

2:05:532:05:56

It's concealed.

2:05:562:05:59

So this crazy man who walked

in wouldn't even know

2:05:592:06:01

who it is that has it.

2:06:012:06:08

That's good.

2:06:082:06:09

That's not bad, that's good.

2:06:092:06:10

And a teacher would have shot

the hell out of him before

2:06:102:06:13

he knew what happened.

2:06:132:06:14

The debate over what to do next

will be highly charged

2:06:142:06:17

and intensely political.

2:06:172:06:19

One of the UK's biggest children's

aid charities has confirmed

2:06:192:06:22

there have been six cases of child

sexual abuse by staff and volunteers

2:06:222:06:25

in the last two years.

2:06:252:06:28

Plan International says five

of them were criminal cases

2:06:282:06:30

and reported to the local

authorities in the

2:06:302:06:32

countries involved.

2:06:322:06:34

Adina Campbell reports.

2:06:342:06:38

Another charity mired in sexual

misconduct making the front pages.

2:06:382:06:44

This time, Plan International UK,

which works in more than 50

2:06:442:06:46

countries to improve children's

rights and promote

2:06:462:06:48

equality for girls.

2:06:482:06:53

In its latest online blog it has

confirmed six cases of sexual abuse

2:06:532:06:57

and exploitation of children

between July 2016

2:06:572:06:58

and June last year.

2:06:582:07:04

One involved a member of staff.

2:07:042:07:06

The others were by

volunteers or associates.

2:07:062:07:11

Plan International says

the staff member was not

2:07:112:07:13

from the UK and was dismissed

without a reference.

2:07:132:07:21

And it ended the contracts

with the other volunteers

2:07:282:07:30

and organisations involved.

2:07:302:07:31

The charity also says

there were nine cases of sexual

2:07:312:07:33

misconduct and harassment by staff

against other adults which led

2:07:332:07:36

to seven dismissals.

2:07:362:07:37

In the past Plan International UK

has received millions of pounds

2:07:372:07:39

of funding from the government.

2:07:392:07:41

It is the latest major charity

to admit cases of sexual misconduct

2:07:412:07:44

and follows investigations into aid

organisations including Oxfam

2:07:442:07:45

and Save the Children.

2:07:452:07:53

In an open letter the three

charities and many others have now

2:07:582:08:00

promised a series of urgent

and immediate measures

2:08:002:08:02

to protect the vulnerable.

2:08:022:08:09

Britain is set for its coldest

February week in five years as

2:08:092:08:12

freezing air which has been dubbed

the beast from the east arrives from

2:08:122:08:17

Russia.

This cold snap is going to affect

2:08:172:08:20

the whole of the UK, no one spared

from Sunday night with temperatures

2:08:202:08:24

expected to drop as low as -8 in

some areas, as Simon Jones reports.

2:08:242:08:34

The gritters are gearing

up as Britain braces

2:08:352:08:37

itself for a big freeze.

2:08:372:08:38

The so-called Beast from the East

is sweeping in from Siberia.

2:08:382:08:41

The Met office, in conjunction

with NHS England, has issued a level

2:08:412:08:43

three cold weather alert

for the whole of the country,

2:08:432:08:46

the second most serious level.

2:08:462:08:47

That means there is a 99%

chance of severe weather,

2:08:472:08:49

icy conditions or heavy snow,

between now and Thursday.

2:08:492:08:52

There are additional yellow severe

warnings for snow early next week

2:08:522:08:55

covering most of Eastern in Britain.

2:08:552:08:59

That could cause travel

problems and power cuts.

2:08:592:09:01

It is certainly not the first snow

we will have this winter.

2:09:012:09:04

But what makes this cold snap

different is it is expected

2:09:042:09:07

to affect the whole of the UK.

2:09:072:09:08

Temperatures could fall as low

as -8, but it will feel much

2:09:082:09:11

chillier because of the wind.

2:09:112:09:12

There could be increased pressure

on already stretched NHS services

2:09:122:09:15

and councils are providing extra

emergency beds for rough sleepers.

2:09:152:09:23

In Ipswich, it is being done

in partnership with the local

2:09:232:09:25

housing association.

2:09:252:09:27

The main aim is always to get people

off the street and to stop people

2:09:272:09:30

from dying in the cold weather.

2:09:302:09:32

And, to date, we have

been pretty successful.

2:09:322:09:40

Next Thursday is the

meteorological start of spring.

2:09:442:09:46

But that appears to be on hold

as winter continues to bite.

2:09:462:09:51

I have got a new best friend. They

don't know who they are yet. They

2:09:512:09:56

might not even know who they are

themselves yet, but a UK ticket

2:09:562:10:01

holder has woken up to the news that

they have won £78 million in the

2:10:012:10:05

Euro millions draw last night after

sharing the jackpot, imagine having

2:10:052:10:09

to share it after that, but you

still get 78 million, with someone

2:10:092:10:16

from Spain.

The jackpot has been growing since

2:10:162:10:20

the start of the year and it was the

second biggest in the drawer's

2:10:202:10:24

history.

It is 8:10am on Saturday morning.

2:10:242:10:35

A review into sexual exploitation

in the North East of England has

2:10:352:10:38

concluded that not just young girls

but also vulnerable women

2:10:382:10:40

are being "extensively"

abused across the UK.

2:10:402:10:42

It follows Operation

Sanctuary in August last year

2:10:422:10:44

which saw 18 people jailed

for grooming young

2:10:442:10:46

women in Newcastle.

2:10:462:10:52

Let's get some reaction

to the report's findings

2:10:522:10:54

from Laura Seebohm who works

at the charity Changing Lives

2:10:542:10:56

which is based in the city,

and has worked with a number

2:10:562:10:59

of women involved.

2:10:592:11:00

Thank you very much for your time

this morning. Even when you look at

2:11:002:11:03

the scale of the numbers of victims

involved in this, it is still stood

2:11:032:11:07

shopping. Do we have a better

example -- better understanding of

2:11:072:11:11

how and why it went on for so long?

I think the report is very, very

2:11:112:11:17

thorough which is excellent, but we

knew that the

2:11:172:11:27

knew that the experience sexual

exploitation over the last ten

2:11:272:11:28

years, we knew it was there, but we

didn't know levels of grooming, the

2:11:282:11:36

perpetrators working in networks,

and we didn't know the extent of it.

2:11:362:11:41

It is so shocking. Could this and

should this have been picked up

2:11:412:11:44

earlier?

There were always charities

like Barnardos and changing lives to

2:11:442:11:50

work astute and aware. It is

difficult because we must understand

2:11:502:11:55

that the perpetrators are extremely

good at keeping this under the

2:11:552:12:00

radar. We all look back and think,

could we have done more? That is

2:12:002:12:04

extremely difficult. What is

important to remember is that the

2:12:042:12:08

minute one young person came forward

and disclosed it to their social

2:12:082:12:11

worker, it was absolutely taken

seriously. The way Northumbrian

2:12:112:12:15

police responded to it was to

believe the victims and to treat

2:12:152:12:19

them with absolute respect,

something unique to this case, and

2:12:192:12:23

immediately they reached out to

charities

2:12:232:12:30

charities like Li to ensure the

right people were there to support

2:12:302:12:33

them -- to Changing Lives to ensure

the right people were there to

2:12:332:12:40

support them, with wraparound care.

I would like to ask about some of

2:12:402:12:47

the work you have done to support

the victims of these crimes.

A huge

2:12:472:12:51

part of the work we do, especially

in the early days working with

2:12:512:12:56

women, is to build trust. These

women have been through such

2:12:562:12:59

coercion and control and they are

groomed in such a way that actually

2:12:592:13:03

building trust around what it is to

have a healthy relationship with

2:13:032:13:07

boundaries and consistency, that we

do what we say we do when we say we

2:13:072:13:12

will do it, and honesty and empathy

is really important. We do have

2:13:122:13:16

therapeutic programmes that we have

designed with the local mental

2:13:162:13:19

health trusts around what has been

the internal impact and the

2:13:192:13:24

emotional impact of what they have

been through, really to make sure

2:13:242:13:27

that these experiences do not define

the rest of their lives, which we

2:13:272:13:31

know can happen. The long-term

impact of this kind of exploitation

2:13:312:13:36

and abuse are huge.

We rightly focus

on the women as victims of this. Do

2:13:362:13:40

we spend enough time looking at the

male perpetrators of these crimes

2:13:402:13:44

and the uncomfortable reality is

that they are a significant

2:13:442:13:51

proportion of South Asian heritage,

and trying to understand why that

2:13:512:13:56

is?

I think it's really difficult

and one thing that came out of the

2:13:562:14:00

report published yesterday that I

think it's really important is

2:14:002:14:03

saying that there is such a need for

proper research into this area. We

2:14:032:14:07

don't have that. We don't know

enough about what it is around

2:14:072:14:10

cultural backgrounds that lead to

this statistic which however

2:14:102:14:13

difficult it is for us to accept, we

do need to take account. I think the

2:14:132:14:19

other thing to say for that is that

we do work some where there

2:14:192:14:27

we do work some where there is --

some areas where there is also white

2:14:272:14:32

British perpetrators. This is one

kind of sexual exploitation. At

2:14:322:14:35

Changing Lives, we see other forms

of sexual exploitation taking place

2:14:352:14:38

as well, possibly through the

Internet, young women and women

2:14:382:14:42

being groomed in those ways. It's

very important that we understand

2:14:422:14:45

the modus operandi of these cases,

which busy there is a clear pattern

2:14:452:14:50

there, but also not to think that

that is the only type of sexual

2:14:502:14:54

exploitation that goes on in our

communities.

Thank you very much.

2:14:542:14:58

Good luck with work you are doing.

2:14:582:15:04

Nearly 8:15am on Saturday. There are

weather warnings for the week ahead

2:15:072:15:11

because we are expecting a cold

spell and Philip has

2:15:112:15:13

because we are expecting a cold

spell and Philip has a look ahead at

2:15:132:15:14

that.

Good morning. Eventually, things

2:15:142:15:20

will turn pretty nasty, a real touch

of winter. But obviously not how it

2:15:202:15:26

was early on. A lot of settled

weather around at the moment thanks

2:15:262:15:33

to this high pressure but perversely

at this same high pressure which

2:15:332:15:36

will aid abet that transfer from a

quiet weekend of weather into

2:15:362:15:43

something very wintry. A cold start

of the day but plenty of sunshine

2:15:432:15:47

around this afternoon. Northern

Ireland, slightly different whilst

2:15:472:15:52

they are close to that Atlantic

front. No signs of this bitterly

2:15:522:15:56

cold weather this afternoon. Four,

five, 6 degrees hardly warrants a

2:15:562:16:03

postcard home. But if you are

involved in the six Nations, the

2:16:032:16:07

conditions are absolutely perfect

for running rugby there. Hopefully

2:16:072:16:10

two really great games in the latest

games of the six Nations. But it

2:16:102:16:17

will be a chilly old night, because

these guys will stay pretty clear

2:16:172:16:22

and as a consequence the

temperatures really will dip away.

2:16:222:16:26

Another cold start to the day on

Sunday. What cloud does come in off

2:16:262:16:31

the North Sea, some of it may just

pop away and if you have a plan for

2:16:312:16:35

Sunday, that weather really isn't

going to get in your way at all. It

2:16:352:16:39

won't be warm, again, we are well

down into single figures. Perhaps

2:16:392:16:44

just dipping away for many of you by

a degree or two. Now, here is

2:16:442:16:48

Monday. No great issues, a chilly

start to start with, but on these

2:16:482:16:54

easterlies and Northeast ellies, the

first shines of -- the first signs

2:16:542:16:58

of wintry showers coming in on a

bitterly north wind from the North

2:16:582:17:03

Sea. Look at those temperatures and

when I add in the strength of the

2:17:032:17:06

wind, and it will be stronger than

the weekend, then we will feel in

2:17:062:17:11

many areas -5, minus six. Once we

get out of Monday night on into

2:17:112:17:16

Tuesday and Wednesday, that is when

we start to talk about disruptive

2:17:162:17:20

weather not only in the cold but

with snow, especially in the east.

2:17:202:17:25

We are digging around for all our

best knitwear to prepare us for the

2:17:252:17:28

week ahead.

2:17:282:17:28

best knitwear to prepare us for the

week ahead.

2:17:282:17:33

Campaigners in London say

the authorities need to take action

2:17:332:17:36

quickly to prevent knife crime,

after two more men were stabbed

2:17:362:17:38

to death in the capital this week.

2:17:382:17:42

The figures make grim reading.

2:17:422:17:43

It brings the total number

of people fatally wounded by knives

2:17:432:17:46

in the captial to 16 so far this

year - and knife crime's

2:17:462:17:49

on the rise across the UK.

2:17:492:17:51

So what should be done?

2:17:512:17:53

Sephton Henry used

to be a gang member -

2:17:532:17:56

now he works with young people

to help tackle gang

2:17:562:17:58

culture and is in central

London this morning.

2:17:582:18:04

Thanks so much for joining us. Those

figures are extraordinary, aren't

2:18:052:18:10

they? 16 knife related deaths

already and he we are in the third

2:18:102:18:14

week of February.

What is going on?

Yes, it's actually really bad but I

2:18:142:18:20

see it as a culture and a culture

that spreads through your TV, it

2:18:202:18:26

spreads through the music that you

listen to and the way that you

2:18:262:18:30

speak, so what's happening is a lot

of young people are attracted to a

2:18:302:18:39

lifestyle that they don't understand

what they are getting involved in,

2:18:402:18:42

because a lot of people that are in

gangs won't see that young person as

2:18:422:18:47

just a child, they will see them as

a gang member.

How do we begin to

2:18:472:18:52

change culture if that is what this

is? Is it about more money on

2:18:522:18:57

policing, different tactics, where

do we start?

One of the things that

2:18:572:19:00

I would address the YouTube videos

that are so easily gotten hold by

2:19:002:19:09

young people. That is a massive

thing because the music that they

2:19:092:19:13

listen to is degrading and really

promoting violence.

Stop and search

2:19:132:19:17

has been talked about as well. It

always comes up. There has been talk

2:19:172:19:21

about increasing stop and search in

London at least. Is that an option?

2:19:212:19:26

Is that way of getting to grips with

this?

Stop and search wouldn't work

2:19:262:19:31

unless we build relationships with

the young people. If there was on

2:19:312:19:36

the beat police officers that would

build relationships with the young

2:19:362:19:40

then stop and search might work

after that. I believe that in gangs,

2:19:402:19:46

you need to understand gangs. A gang

is not going to stop until people

2:19:462:19:50

hear the cry of the children and

what they are going through.

You

2:19:502:19:55

were a gang member yourself and you

are suggesting that the authorities

2:19:552:19:58

don't maybe understand what gangs

are like. What would you tell them?

2:19:582:20:04

If somebody from the police was

listening to you right now, what is

2:20:042:20:07

it like to be a gang member? What is

the pressure to use knives in gangs?

2:20:072:20:12

What don't they know. It's about

understanding gangs. I've been to

2:20:122:20:18

prison seven times, I've been shot

at, stabbed, bricked, bottled. It's

2:20:182:20:23

about understanding what is going on

in turn lead. There is an internal

2:20:232:20:27

battle you face that a lot of people

don't understand because they are

2:20:272:20:34

not living that life, they don't

come from the estate I came from.

2:20:342:20:36

They are not a young child like I

was growing up in a country where

2:20:362:20:41

violence is normal for kids, if that

makes sense. So I feel threatened or

2:20:412:20:46

other people felt threatened, so

they had to carry knives or

2:20:462:20:49

something to feel protected. We have

people in talks death, it's not just

2:20:492:20:55

in London, it's another areas like

Liverpool, that are going through

2:20:552:21:00

class struggles and different

situations, like mental health,

2:21:002:21:05

there are so many things that play a

massive factor, such as absent

2:21:052:21:12

fathers. There is so much to

actually talk about but at a charity

2:21:122:21:17

we train government staff in London

to actually understand guns.

You

2:21:172:21:21

make it sound like it's almost an

impossible task to deal with.

No,

2:21:212:21:26

not really. Not if you have the

right people involved to actually

2:21:262:21:31

deal with effective change. Someone

like me that's lived that life can

2:21:312:21:36

come in and actually give you a

practical way of actually making a

2:21:362:21:39

change.

OK, Sefton Henry, thank you

very much indeed for joining us on

2:21:392:21:48

BBC breakfast. The Home Office

saying they are thinking of changing

2:21:482:21:51

the law may be and giving more money

to the police to tackle knife crime.

2:21:512:21:56

The head of Metropolitan Police went

to Scotland yesterday where they

2:21:562:21:59

have turned

2:21:592:22:05

have turned around their knife crime

over the last decade.

2:22:052:22:12

You're watching Breakfast from BBC

News, it's 8.22, time now

2:22:122:22:14

for a look at the newspapers.

2:22:142:22:16

Vicky Gosling is here to tell us

what's caught her eye.

2:22:162:22:20

Good morning. Thanks for coming in.

2:22:202:22:23

We'll speak to Vicky in a minute,

first let's look at the front pages.

2:22:232:22:26

The Daily Telegraph leads

with the story about the latest

2:22:262:22:29

charity to be involved in the aid

sex abuse scandal.

2:22:292:22:35

The Guardian says almost two-thirds

of audited meat plants

2:22:352:22:38

are in breach of safety rules

in England, Wales

2:22:382:22:42

and Northern Ireland.

2:22:422:22:50

60% have reported a major

noncompliance. By the FSA's

2:22:512:22:55

definition, that is likely to

compromise public health.

2:22:552:22:59

The Mirror's front page

is about proposals for a change

2:22:592:23:01

in the law on organ donation

in England having passed a

2:23:012:23:04

significant milestone in Parliament.

2:23:042:23:06

Max Johnson Mayor has been arguing

about it from his own personal

2:23:062:23:10

perspective, having been through it

himself having had a heart

2:23:102:23:15

transplant, so he is making the

shape of a heart and celebrating

2:23:152:23:19

that change.

2:23:192:23:20

The Sun leads on Stephen

Fry's cancer operation.

2:23:202:23:24

He went to the doctors for a routine

flu jab, they suggested an overall

2:23:242:23:29

checkup and they found out he had

prostate cancer including an

2:23:292:23:32

aggressive tumour which he has now

had operated on. He has been telling

2:23:322:23:37

his fans about that.

2:23:372:23:39

And finally, the Express leads

with the forecast of more bad

2:23:392:23:41

weather with up to four inches

of snow forecast.

2:23:412:23:44

We will get more details on that

with our weather forecast soon. So,

2:23:442:23:52

let's delve inside the papers with

Vicky. I was glad you chose this one

2:23:522:23:57

because it caught my eye earlier

run. Talking about a hospital trusts

2:23:572:24:01

said they are going to ban Caesarean

sections for non-medical reasons. As

2:24:012:24:05

ever, you need to delve into it a

bit more but what more have you

2:24:052:24:10

seen?

It's interesting. It's saying

it's for medical reasons and for my

2:24:102:24:16

opinion, I think it's a good thing

in the sense that surely if you have

2:24:162:24:21

a medical reason, then absolutely,

but having had three children, we

2:24:212:24:25

have got into this type of society

with this too posh to push. Surely

2:24:252:24:32

if you can go naturally, it's best

for somebody like me. Being so busy,

2:24:322:24:38

having a Caesarean, it takes quite a

bit longer to recover. If you can go

2:24:382:24:42

naturally, it's a really positive

thing. But then you should have the

2:24:422:24:47

choice to do what you want as well.

It's also difficult to define what

2:24:472:24:52

is a medical reason. If someone has

had a very traumatic birth

2:24:522:24:57

experience, and emergency C-section,

for example, second time round, the

2:24:572:25:01

thought of going through that second

time round is almost too much.

And I

2:25:012:25:04

agree with that totally. There was a

woman in here who had fibroids and

2:25:042:25:10

wanted to have a Caesarean and they

said no and she had to travel 50

2:25:102:25:15

miles. I think that's really harsh.

If you have already had a really bad

2:25:152:25:20

experience, I mean, childbirth is

pretty tough, going through it three

2:25:202:25:23

times I know, I had good

experiences, but if you have a bad

2:25:232:25:29

experience at the choice is taken

away from you, I can see negative

2:25:292:25:33

implications in that.

It's quite a

controversial area because there is

2:25:332:25:40

so much focus on choice now and

making it right for the mothers and

2:25:402:25:44

fathers involved. But they do want

to bring down C-section rates.

2:25:442:25:50

An interesting piece in the Guardian

you have chosen the here in light of

2:25:502:25:55

the Florida School shooting, Vicky,

where President Trump has said they

2:25:552:25:57

should give teachers guns but

teachers are not so sure.

I am not

2:25:572:26:05

surprised. I spent 21 years in the

military and was comfortable that we

2:26:052:26:10

were trained with weapons, but if I

chose to be a teacher, I haven't

2:26:102:26:18

asked to be trained on guns. What I

found interesting in this article is

2:26:182:26:22

that he says in here better and is

moving into teaching could carry

2:26:222:26:26

concealed weapons and ordinary

teachers could get trained. Well, we

2:26:262:26:31

are trained in the military to use

weapons on a battlefield, not in the

2:26:312:26:34

classroom. I just think that

personally when you choose to go

2:26:342:26:40

into a profession, you choose to go

into that profession for a reason

2:26:402:26:43

and if teachers wanted to be weapons

-- to carry weapons or to arm

2:26:432:26:50

themselves, they would have chosen

the police force or the military if

2:26:502:26:54

they were comfortable in that

environment.

It's such a cultural

2:26:542:26:57

difference between here and the

United States, isn't it question

2:26:572:27:00

mark you would have thought there

was a change it would be about

2:27:002:27:03

reducing guns rather than increasing

them.

2:27:032:27:05

It does feel like this is a bit of a

moment though, particularly with the

2:27:052:27:12

commercial element as big companies

withdraw themselves from support of

2:27:122:27:16

the National Rifle Association. You

have chosen to focus on this amazing

2:27:162:27:21

child, ten-year-old Max Johnson, who

has gone through a heart transplant

2:27:212:27:26

himself and is now an inspiration

for a change in the law.

I love this

2:27:262:27:30

story. When you hear him speaking

about it, he is so articulate, and

2:27:302:27:34

it is the very fact he says thank

you and what it meant to him, it's

2:27:342:27:40

incredible value, the very fact he

has gone out and done that has

2:27:402:27:44

inspired others. It's a real value,

selfless commitment, and with people

2:27:442:27:48

see the impact it has in saving

lives, I think he is creating a

2:27:482:27:52

movement that is a really positive

thing.

We ran a long interview on

2:27:522:27:58

him on five live in my other life

yesterday and he was so passionate

2:27:582:28:02

and articulate.

He is just the type

of person you need to create that

2:28:022:28:08

movement and the fact they are going

to call it Max's law, I love that.

2:28:082:28:12

Just to get people talking.

We will get through some more on

2:28:122:28:19

this later, but an interesting

article on straws. -- we will get

2:28:192:28:22

through some more on the papers

later, but an article on straws.

I

2:28:222:28:27

picked up on this, because what

happened to paper straws?

We need to

2:28:272:28:32

bring those bag. I think they will

be coming back. I have to say as

2:28:322:28:39

well though that they do get soggy.

Yes, but at least they biodegrade.

2:28:392:28:45

Thank you very much. We will see in

an hour.

2:28:452:28:49

Coming up in the next half hour...

2:28:492:28:51

It's that time of year

when we all share a mutual

2:28:512:28:53

love of the snowdrop.

2:28:532:28:54

But did you know they're a potential

goldmine in your garden?

2:28:542:28:57

We'll be finding out more later.

2:28:572:29:00

Hello, this is Breakfast

with Jon Kay and Rachel Burden.

2:29:522:29:55

Coming up before nine,

we'll get the weather from Philip -

2:29:552:29:58

a week of very cold

temperatures on the way.

2:29:582:30:03

But first, a summary of this

morning's main news.

2:30:032:30:08

Team GB is celebrating its best

ever Winter Olympics,

2:30:082:30:11

after Billy Morgan won bronze

in the men's snowboard big air.

2:30:112:30:16

The medal is Team GB's

fifth in Pyeongchang,

2:30:162:30:18

taking them past the four won

in 1924 and 2014.

2:30:182:30:23

The Women's Curling team faces

Japan in a bronze medal

2:30:232:30:26

match later this morning.

2:30:262:30:28

At the age of 28, Morgan

was the oldest snowboarder

2:30:282:30:31

competing in the final,

and fell on his first jump,

2:30:312:30:34

but came back with two good runs

to finish less than one

2:30:342:30:37

point from silver.

2:30:372:30:42

A number of US

companies have cut ties

2:30:422:30:44

with the National Rifle Association

- as consumers call

2:30:442:30:47

for a boycott of firms linked

to the powerful gun lobby.

2:30:472:30:51

They include the car

rental companies Hertz

2:30:512:30:54

and Enterprise Holdings,

both of which have stopped offering

2:30:542:30:56

discounts for members

of the Association.

2:30:562:30:59

The NRA is yet to respond

to the move, which comes in the wake

2:30:592:31:03

of the Florida school shooting.

2:31:032:31:05

One of the UK's biggest

children's aid charities has

2:31:052:31:08

confirmed there have been six cases

of child sexual abuse

2:31:082:31:10

by staff and volunteers

in the last two years.

2:31:102:31:13

Plan International says five

of them were criminal cases

2:31:132:31:17

and reported to the local

authorities in the

2:31:172:31:19

countries involved.

2:31:192:31:21

The charity works in more than 50

countries to improve

2:31:212:31:23

children's rights and promote

equality for girls.

2:31:232:31:29

A vote at the United Nations

calling for a humanitarian ceasefire

2:31:292:31:31

in Syria has been postponed

until later today.

2:31:312:31:34

There's been deadlock

since Thursday

2:31:342:31:36

because of objections from Russia.

2:31:362:31:38

Syrian government forces have

continued their bombardment

2:31:382:31:41

of Eastern Ghouta, a rebel-held

enclave outside Damascus,

2:31:412:31:46

where nearly 500 people have been

killed in the past week.

2:31:462:31:52

A former senior adviser

to Donald Trump has admitted charges

2:31:522:31:55

of conspiracy and lying

to investigators, who are examining

2:31:552:31:57

Russian political interference

in the 2016 presidential election.

2:31:572:32:03

In a plea deal, Rick Gates

admitted conspiracy

2:32:032:32:05

to defraud the government

and making false statements.

2:32:052:32:10

He's become the third associate

of the president to agree

2:32:102:32:12

to co-operate with a special

investigation, in return

2:32:122:32:14

for more serious charges

against him being dropped.

2:32:142:32:20

Britain is set for the

coldest February week

2:32:202:32:22

in five years as freezing air

arrives from Russia.

2:32:222:32:25

The cold snap will affect the whole

of the UK from Sunday

2:32:252:32:29

night with temperatures expected

to drop to minus-eight

2:32:292:32:31

in some areas.

2:32:312:32:33

The Met Office has issued

an amber cold weather alert,

2:32:332:32:36

which warns of increased health

risks to vulnerable

2:32:362:32:38

and elderly people.

2:32:382:32:46

but this morning at least before the

worst arrives it is timely because

2:32:502:32:56

we are now a winter sport nation,

our time has come.

The best ever

2:32:562:33:01

Winter Olympics thanks to Lee

Morgan, a bronze medal in the big

2:33:012:33:06

air. Unexpected for him because he

was struggling with injury. He

2:33:062:33:10

cannot believe it. And we will be

speaking to him in a few moments.

2:33:102:33:17

But fortunes have been transformed

for the British Winter Olympics

2:33:172:33:23

team.

We're celebrating five medals,

the best tally. But they help for up

2:33:232:33:32

to ten so we just met the target of

five, to ten medals.

This is just

2:33:322:33:39

the beginning. The new director is

promising to do for skiing and

2:33:392:33:46

snowboarding what he did for British

cycling. He said it was just the

2:33:462:33:49

beginning. And it is starting to

bear fruit.

2:33:492:33:58

Let's then relive this historic

night for Great Britain at

2:33:582:34:00

the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang.

2:34:002:34:02

Billy Morgan, winning the medal,

that secured Great Britain

2:34:022:34:04

their highest medal tally

in Winter Olympic history.

2:34:042:34:06

Paul Frostick was watching.

2:34:062:34:07

The penultimate day of action

in Pyeongchang and a chance

2:34:072:34:10

for the big jumpers to show

off their skills.

2:34:102:34:13

An imposing 49 metre ramp

for British hope Billy Morgan

2:34:132:34:16

in the Big Air finals.

2:34:162:34:19

Complex tricks and a clean landing

required to impress the judges.

2:34:192:34:24

Morgan only just

qualified for the final.

2:34:242:34:27

But on his second of three attempts

he looked every bit the part.

2:34:272:34:31

And he holds it up, yes!

2:34:312:34:33

It was huge!

2:34:332:34:36

And he put the nose grab on it.

2:34:362:34:38

The hardest grab.

2:34:382:34:39

Yes, Billy!

2:34:392:34:40

That left one last chance to secure

a spot in the medal positions.

2:34:402:34:45

Billy Morgan, yes!

2:34:452:34:46

Yes!

2:34:462:34:48

Billy Morgan with the

double grab triple 14.

2:34:482:34:50

That is massive!

2:34:502:34:52

That is absolutely huge.

2:34:522:34:55

85.5.

2:34:552:34:58

Billy Morgan moves into bronze medal

position and it is a very

2:34:582:35:01

long and nervous wait.

2:35:012:35:04

Canada's Max Parrot was his biggest

threat to walking away with bronze.

2:35:042:35:08

But on his final jump

it all went wrong.

2:35:082:35:11

An injury in December nearly

ruled him out of these games.

2:35:112:35:15

But the oldest man in the final

helped Great Britain come

2:35:152:35:18

home with a fifth medal

to ensure their best performance

2:35:182:35:21

at a Winter Olympics.

2:35:212:35:29

Could it be six later today, the

women's curlers play Japan. Imagine

2:35:312:35:46

six medals, we will have to wait and

see. And we will be speaking shortly

2:35:462:35:51

to Billy Morgan. But now away from

the Winter games and a big day in

2:35:512:35:58

Rugby.

2:35:582:36:01

Away from the Winter Games,

attention will turn once agin

2:36:012:36:03

to the Six Nations and the third

round of matches taking

2:36:032:36:06

place this afternoon.

2:36:062:36:07

Last night France recorded their

first win of the tournament last

2:36:072:36:09

night, beating bottom-of-the-table

Italy, 34-17.

2:36:092:36:10

The match was played in

the Stade Velodrome in Marseille -

2:36:102:36:13

the first time France have

hosted a Six Nations

2:36:132:36:15

match outside Paris.

2:36:152:36:16

Italy started strongly,

but eventually fell

2:36:162:36:18

to the French pressure.

2:36:182:36:19

The Italians have lost

all of their matches so far.

2:36:192:36:27

The Six Nations trophy

isn't the only silverware

2:36:282:36:29

to be won across the six weeks

of the Championship,

2:36:292:36:32

France took home the

Guiseppe Garibaldi Cup,

2:36:322:36:33

for their victory last night ,

but nothing can rival the history

2:36:332:36:36

of the Calcutta Cup,

as John Watson explains.

2:36:362:36:38

Here we are then in the heart of the

World Rugby Museum at Twickenham.

2:36:382:36:42

And this is what it's all about,

those historic matches

2:36:422:36:44

between Scotland and England.

2:36:442:36:46

The Calcutta Cup.

2:36:462:36:46

But why is it called

the Calcutta Cup?

2:36:462:36:48

Well Phil MacGowan is the curator

of the World Rugby Museum.

2:36:482:36:51

How has it got its association

then with Calcutta?

2:36:512:36:53

It is called the Calcutta Cup

on account of the fact

2:36:532:36:55

that it was made in Calcutta.

2:36:552:36:57

By Indian silversmiths back in 1877.

2:36:572:37:05

Why was that trophy made

there and then given

2:37:072:37:09

to the RFU in England?

2:37:092:37:10

So Rugby travelled around the world

and established itself in ports

2:37:102:37:13

of the British Empire at that time.

2:37:132:37:16

Calcutta being one of the main ones.

2:37:162:37:18

So Rugby club was founded

in Calcutta, the Calcutta

2:37:182:37:20

football club in about 1873.

2:37:202:37:21

And then when the club closed

the members left and went

2:37:212:37:24

on to serve as military or merchants

that might have been involved.

2:37:242:37:27

They wanted to do something

with the money that was

2:37:272:37:29

left in their account.

2:37:292:37:30

So that is why they made the trophy

and then presented it to the RFU.

2:37:302:37:34

And when was the first proper

official match between England

2:37:342:37:36

and Scotland when this

trophy was contested?

2:37:362:37:38

The first match between England

and Scotland was 1871.

2:37:382:37:40

The first time the contested

for that trophy was 1878.

2:37:402:37:42

And finished with a draw

so nobody won the first game,

2:37:422:37:45

but England won the following year

and became the first recipients.

2:37:452:37:52

Absolutely, well we will find out

how they get on this weekend.

2:37:522:37:55

For the moment, thank you very much

indeed and there it is, we wait

2:37:552:37:58

to see who will get their hands

on this trophy this weekend.

2:37:582:38:04

Of course Ireland still going for

the grand slam and they take on

2:38:042:38:09

Wales. Johnny Sexton is fit for

them.

2:38:092:38:18

So football and it is the league cup

final tomorrow. Pep Guardiola still

2:38:372:38:43

has not taken a trophy.

I've a

feeling that that will end this

2:38:432:38:47

season at some point. We have a

packed programme today. We are on

2:38:472:38:53

BBC Two because of the Winter

Olympics, the potential gold medal,

2:38:532:38:57

bronze medal for Eve Muirhead and

the curlers. We have also got an

2:38:572:39:02

interview with Mo Salah talking

about being desperate to win

2:39:022:39:09

trophies at Liverpool. And also

Wayne Rooney is on the programme

2:39:092:39:13

speaking about his career in

general, things that he has done

2:39:132:39:16

right or done wrong over the years.

And now a father for children and he

2:39:162:39:22

says when he has a bad game his kids

are highly critical!

It has always

2:39:222:39:28

been a big part of my life and great

to back here and also for my kids to

2:39:282:39:33

be able to go and watch me play.

What today said when they watch you?

2:39:332:39:38

Just my eldest is into football now

and if you do not play well he

2:39:382:39:45

always reminds you of it. He's into

everything in football, obsessed

2:39:452:39:51

with it.

Another Wayne Rooney in the

pipeline! He is going through a bit

2:39:512:40:00

of a renaissance, on one of the

other channels recently he got

2:40:002:40:05

really good feedback. And his

interview even talking about why he

2:40:052:40:09

decided not to go to China, that is

really interesting. He seems to be

2:40:092:40:14

blossoming.

I think he's a lot

cleverer than people give him credit

2:40:142:40:20

for. He makes a really good pundit

and coaching as well, whatever he

2:40:202:40:26

wants to do I think you will be

successful. While we also have Paul

2:40:262:40:35

Clement, the former Swansea boss on

the programme was a lovely piece on

2:40:352:40:38

Fulham. And some Hollywood stardust.

Margot Robbie and Alison Janney. Not

2:40:382:40:50

sure how much they know about

football, the are of course the

2:40:502:40:58

stars of the film Tonya. We did have

Robert De Niro on, did not know what

2:40:582:41:05

day of the week it was! That is BBC

Two.

Because the Winter Olympics is

2:41:052:41:14

on BBC One of course. And talking of

the Winter games, we have got Billy,

2:41:142:41:21

with his incredible bronze medal

achievement. He joins us now.

2:41:212:41:29

Congratulations from everyone back

home. Can you believe what you have

2:41:292:41:32

achieved?

Not really, it is not

sinking in. I could not believe it

2:41:322:41:40

when I did it. Maybe in a few days

it will settle in.

Because you are

2:41:402:41:45

excited just to make the final after

that knee injury and being the

2:41:452:41:48

oldest in the competition. How did

it feel knowing that you had just

2:41:482:41:53

landed?

It has been a crazy

experience landing like that. I fell

2:41:532:42:00

on the first jump and I had to land

the next couple. After the second I

2:42:002:42:04

was not expecting it and managed to

land.

So over the moon. A lot of

2:42:042:42:10

people making a lot of the fact that

you are at the oldest competitor in

2:42:102:42:13

the event aged 28, which seems

ridiculous. These young lads coming

2:42:132:42:20

behind you, are they super-talented?

Yes, the kids coming up now, they're

2:42:202:42:26

getting better and better. The same

as I was when I was younger,

2:42:262:42:32

nibbling at the heels of the older

guys. I'm sure one day I will get

2:42:322:42:36

driven out but I still have a lot

left in the tank.

No plans to call

2:42:362:42:40

it a day at this point?

Not yet, I

am sure I will be snowboarding until

2:42:402:42:47

I am 70.

You had a long time to wait

for the bronze medal to be

2:42:472:42:52

confirmed.

Yes, that is the most

horrible experience, waiting to see

2:42:522:42:59

what the other riders do. Specs leak

with the Canadian Max Parrot coming

2:42:592:43:05

up, he normally lands everything. I

assumed I would get fourth or fifth

2:43:052:43:09

but I was lucky. And managed to walk

away with the bronze medal.

And such

2:43:092:43:15

a landmark medal. You did not start

snowboarding until you were 14?

2:43:152:43:21

Before that you're into gymnastics.

So kids watching this today aged

2:43:212:43:26

seven or eight, how do they get into

the big air event?

You know you need

2:43:262:43:34

to start the bottom and work your

up. Get down to your local dry

2:43:342:43:40

slopes and give it a shot. In the UK

you're never more than two hours

2:43:402:43:46

away from somewhere you can go

snowboarding. So go for it. I do not

2:43:462:43:50

think I've ever heard anyone who has

not had a time snowboarding.

As you

2:43:502:43:56

say you have to start at the bottom

and work your way up. But you

2:43:562:44:00

started at the top and went to the

bottom with a few jumps in between!

2:44:002:44:06

This takes the tally for team GB to

a record five medals. What does that

2:44:062:44:12

do within the camp because some

people were wondering why we even

2:44:122:44:17

bother with the Winter Olympics.

What would you say to that spirit?

2:44:172:44:21

That is not the spirit to have. We

are out here doing our best trying

2:44:212:44:27

to represent our country as much as

we can. And we have done really well

2:44:272:44:31

especially coming from an nation

that has no snow. Pushing the

2:44:312:44:35

boundaries of what sport can do. The

lottery funding we have got has

2:44:352:44:41

given us a lot of opportunity and

hopefully we can keep going.

You

2:44:412:44:45

talk about lottery funding and this

in part is a factor in the success

2:44:452:44:55

of the sport.

You feel you have

benefited from that? Yes for example

2:44:552:45:00

when I had my knee reconstruction I

would not have been able to have

2:45:002:45:03

that done to the standard it was. I

would not be snowboarding today if I

2:45:032:45:07

had not had all that support. I

would not be able to do it without

2:45:072:45:11

it. And probably we would not have

brought home was five medals.

We had

2:45:112:45:20

Ben Kilner on earlier, your mate.

Have you spoken to him? He fell

2:45:202:45:25

asleep in the final run!

I will

catch up with him later!

He was

2:45:252:45:34

thrilled for you. We all are. Well

done. And you're starting a campaign

2:45:342:45:43

to get a permanent figure installed

at one of the ski slopes in Britain

2:45:432:45:46

now. A permit big air fixture.

2:45:462:45:54

now. A permit big air fixture. We

could just manage one somersault.

2:45:542:45:56

And we're getting snowed next week

so get back here quickly!

Coldest

2:45:562:46:02

February ever. Perfect, I will get

home just in time.

Have a great day

2:46:022:46:10

celebrating. Congratulations again.

See you home soon. Absolutely

2:46:102:46:15

brilliant. Of course we have natural

snow in Scotland and Wales with

2:46:152:46:24

those huge mountain ranges.

Lizzie

young old and Laura Deas have taken

2:46:242:46:32

medals but not one full track in the

entire country, quite incredible.

2:46:322:46:37

And since that we had 500 applicants

to get involved in the sport that

2:46:372:46:45

year. Let's check in with the

weather. And a few cold days

2:46:452:46:58

well we continue with the theme of

the older man because I am

2:47:032:47:15

the older man because I am 58 and we

have high pressure keeping things

2:47:152:47:17

fairly settled for many through the

weekend. But it is the same high

2:47:172:47:24

that good chance there that cold air

from Siberia all the way to the UK

2:47:242:47:28

next week. Make the most of the

relative warmth. But there is a lot

2:47:282:47:33

of dry weather around. If you have

plans get out and enjoy it because

2:47:332:47:39

Saturday and Sunday are looking to

be really decent days. But those are

2:47:392:47:43

the highest temperatures. Probably

both in Dublin and later this

2:47:432:47:52

afternoon in Murrayfield, England

taking on Scotland in the Calcutta

2:47:522:47:56

Cup. Exciting stuff. Overnight

temperatures really going to fall

2:47:562:48:02

away again. Quite a hard frost in a

number of locations across the UK.

2:48:022:48:08

Maybe the crowd just tampering

things across the eastern side of

2:48:082:48:12

Scotland. But elsewhere if this

skies remain clear it will be very

2:48:122:48:17

cold. But a lot of sunshine around

on Sunday against tempered by this

2:48:172:48:22

influx of cloud in places. The

temperature is just showing signs of

2:48:222:48:33

wanting to dip away. Another cold

start on Monday and Mandy is the

2:48:332:48:38

change day when we begin to see the

first signs of wintry showers coming

2:48:382:48:43

in from the North Sea into the

eastern side of England and

2:48:432:48:46

Scotland. And the first signs of

temperatures dipping away. And

2:48:462:48:50

adding in the strength of the wind

this is where it begins to feel

2:48:502:48:53

bitterly cold. Up to -6. And Monday

night, Tuesday, Wednesday, we could

2:48:532:49:03

see the potential of that disruptive

snowfall. Back to you.

2:49:032:49:07

Cold calling firms who try to

persuade people to withdraw their

2:49:112:49:19

pension funds and reinvestment

should be banned as soon as possible

2:49:192:49:21

according to the government.

2:49:212:49:25

But campaigners warn that the plans

may be watered down -

2:49:252:49:27

leaving people exposed

to bad advice.

2:49:272:49:29

Let's talk to Paul Lewis

from Radio 4's Moneybox

2:49:292:49:31

which is on at midday today.

2:49:312:49:34

Why is this such a problem?

Well we

had a new estimate from the Society

2:49:342:49:41

of potential professionals saying up

to £1 billion of peoples pension

2:49:412:49:45

money has been conned from them,

from them by criminals. And they

2:49:452:49:50

make these cold calls, you get a

call or e-mail out of the blue and

2:49:502:49:55

they offer you something for free,

pension for free. But when you start

2:49:552:50:02

to get hooked you get reeled in and

they say we can make your pension

2:50:022:50:06

work better, they will be more money

from your family if you die and all

2:50:062:50:11

that kind of thing. The money is put

in foreign places, you do not know

2:50:112:50:15

what it is or how to control it and

often when you come to take it out

2:50:152:50:20

it is all gone.

A huge criminal

enterprise. I've heard some

2:50:202:50:25

advertisements on radio and part of

the problem is probably there is a

2:50:252:50:29

legitimate site to the industry as

well?

There is a legitimate,

2:50:292:50:35

regulated financial advice side to

it which is what you should always

2:50:352:50:38

go for. An independent, regulated,

UK-based financial adviser, they are

2:50:382:50:44

the people to talk to about your

pension. If someone offers you a

2:50:442:50:49

free pension review you should

assume that they are criminals after

2:50:492:50:54

cash. In fact the pension regulator

said this week that a cold call

2:50:542:50:59

about your pension is an attempt to

steal your savings. That is a very

2:50:592:51:04

strong statement from the pension

regulator.

But why then is the

2:51:042:51:09

concern that government action on

this could be softened?

The

2:51:092:51:13

government has said it wants to stop

cold calls about pensions as quickly

2:51:132:51:18

as possible but when we rang

yesterday, the Treasury, they would

2:51:182:51:21

not say what is quickly as possible

meant and how it would be done or

2:51:212:51:25

who would enforce it. Now there is a

draft bill going through Parliament

2:51:252:51:30

at the moment, the House of Lords

has put in some tough rules about

2:51:302:51:33

cold calling in there. But it seems

the government is going to overturn

2:51:332:51:39

these in the House of Commons and

put something much less effective

2:51:392:51:42

in. That is the concern of

campaigners and I understand

2:51:422:51:47

meetings are going on between the

campaigners and the Treasury next

2:51:472:51:50

week so we do not know what is going

to happen. But there is a feeling

2:51:502:51:54

this may not happen soon and may not

be strong enough.

Thank you very

2:51:542:51:58

much.

Midday today, on Radio 4.

That

is correct. Thank you very much.

2:51:582:52:08

It's the time of year when snowdrops

are appearing in our gardens,

2:52:082:52:11

a welcome sign that, believe it

or not, spring is on its way.

2:52:112:52:17

And worth quite a lot of money.

2:52:182:52:22

Did you know that the

current world record

2:52:222:52:24

for the sale of a snowdrop

bulb is £1400?

2:52:242:52:26

Breakfast's Graham Satchell has been

to meet a couple of experts to find

2:52:262:52:29

out if you could have a goldmine

in your garden, and he stumbled

2:52:292:52:32

upon a new obsession.

2:52:322:52:40

They are a cheery little flower,

something which sort of helps remind

2:52:422:52:45

you that spring is just

round the corner.

2:52:452:52:48

Michael Myers suffers

from a little-known condition.

2:52:482:52:51

Galanthamania.

2:52:512:52:52

It has quite particular symptoms.

2:52:522:52:58

I often refer to a thing called

dirty knees syndrome.

2:52:582:53:00

And that involves people getting

down on their knees and looking

2:53:002:53:03

at the minute details of snowdrops.

2:53:032:53:07

Galanthamania derives from tulip

mania, which took place

2:53:072:53:11

in Holland in the 1630s.

2:53:112:53:19

Where tulips would exchange

prices for the equivalent

2:53:202:53:22

of the price of a house,

maybe even more.

2:53:222:53:24

And thankfully at the moment

Galanthamania has not

2:53:242:53:26

quite got that silly.

2:53:262:53:27

Franklin Gardens, a National

trust property in Perth.

2:53:272:53:29

Head gardener Jim Jermyn

is a fellow sufferer.

2:53:292:53:31

A true Galanthaphile.

2:53:312:53:32

Once you have started down the road

of collecting snowdrops,

2:53:322:53:36

it becomes totally infectious.

2:53:362:53:39

It becomes must have.

2:53:392:53:47

You just desire to have something

better and better each time.

2:53:472:53:50

What am I looking out for?

2:53:502:53:51

Something that stands

out in the crowd.

2:53:512:53:53

So you have hundreds of snowdrops

that look very similar and then

2:53:532:54:01

suddenly your eye can pick out one

with a broadleaf or larger flower.

2:54:012:54:04

Good markings.

2:54:042:54:05

It is all about the markings.

2:54:052:54:06

If you find something more

different, and you are excited

2:54:062:54:09

about it, you need to seek out

the owner of the land and ask

2:54:092:54:12

if you might be able to collect

a small part of the bulb

2:54:122:54:15

from a clump.

2:54:152:54:16

Snowdrops are a magical burst

of life in the depths of winter.

2:54:162:54:19

And very common.

2:54:192:54:21

Surprising then that there might be

a gold mine on your doorstep.

2:54:212:54:25

You may be lucky enough to find

a new variety in your own garden.

2:54:252:54:29

The current world record

for a single snowdrop

2:54:292:54:32

is just under £1400.

2:54:322:54:35

And I would not be surprised

to see a new snowdrop go

2:54:352:54:39

for £2000 in the near future.

2:54:392:54:47

So get your knees muddy,

look out for unusual green

2:54:512:54:53

and yellow markings.

2:54:532:54:54

There will definitely be

a Galanthaphile or two

2:54:542:54:56

who will want to know.

2:54:562:55:02

We're joined now by Hollie Anderson

2:55:022:55:04

from The Woodland Trust

who is at Nuttery wood in Daventry.

2:55:042:55:09

Looks like a lovely sunny day. And

stay with that theme of the weather.

2:55:092:55:17

We've had quite a mild time until

the next few days. Spring seems to

2:55:172:55:21

have turned up quite early this

year.

Yes we definitely had records

2:55:212:55:27

of spring coming in early and we

have volunteers across the country

2:55:272:55:31

who are part of a scheme called

nature 's calendar and they let us

2:55:312:55:34

know when they see the first signs

of spring. Snowdrops, hazel catkins,

2:55:342:55:39

through to butterflies and bees,

quite a surprising amount of early

2:55:392:55:45

records dating back as early as

October. Particularly unusual this

2:55:452:55:48

year? It seems to be so especially

when some of the signs arrived

2:55:482:55:53

before we'd even unlock the

Christmas presents. And even for the

2:55:532:55:59

snowdrops, they're relatively timely

but we had records back in November

2:55:592:56:02

and December and normally we expect

them in early February as the most

2:56:022:56:06

popular time for the snowdrops to

come out.

We saw those lovely

2:56:062:56:12

pictures of snowdrops. But I'm

worried about the next few days as

2:56:122:56:15

we expect these record-breaking cold

temperatures for February. What will

2:56:152:56:21

that mean for the snowdrops, how do

they react first well snowdrops it

2:56:212:56:25

is in the name, quite often they're

pushing through the snow to come out

2:56:252:56:30

so they are quite hardy.

So

hopefully they should be fine as

2:56:302:56:34

long is there's not such a huge

amount of snow that they are hidden

2:56:342:56:39

from and cannot photosynthesise. We

like to think that nature is quite

2:56:392:56:45

smart and hardy so fingers crossed

everything should survive moving

2:56:452:56:48

forward and then spring can get into

full flow after that cold snap.

It

2:56:482:56:55

is hard for maybe frogs and toads

and the flora and fauna around us

2:56:552:57:03

thinking that spring is here and

then you're back in the depths of

2:57:032:57:07

winter.

Absolutely and that is the

importance of the project nature 's

2:57:072:57:11

calendar and we need more people to

join in and give us more records.

2:57:112:57:15

The more data we have the more we

can understand how our flora and

2:57:152:57:20

fauna is adapting to this

fluctuating climate. There is some

2:57:202:57:23

risk if for example you have

frogspawn or even butterflies, we

2:57:232:57:27

had 14 records of red Admiral

butterflies coming out, four months

2:57:272:57:32

earlier than we would expect. So

that could be bad for them but

2:57:322:57:36

hopefully these are just a few

anomalies.

2:57:362:57:42

anomalies. The first red Apple was

spotted on the 4th of January,

2:57:442:57:46

absolutely absurd. You could not

even imagine that happening. We have

2:57:462:57:50

records from early January and

normally they would be expected

2:57:502:57:54

early in May.

Almost a sign of

summer rather than spring. You

2:57:542:57:59

talked about your project. What do

you want us all to do?

Basically it

2:57:592:58:05

is a chance to become part of

something much bigger in a big

2:58:052:58:09

scientific study. Just search for

nature 's calendar online and sign

2:58:092:58:13

up to start recording the finds of

the changing seasons. That is the

2:58:132:58:17

autumn as well as the spring. You do

not need to record absolutely

2:58:172:58:21

everything, you could just observe

the changes in one tree or whatever

2:58:212:58:26

is in your garden and let us know

the first time you see a certain

2:58:262:58:31

bird nesting, or catkins or indeed

snowdrops coming into bloom.

Well I

2:58:312:58:37

bet it is freezing, we will let you

go and get warmed up. Thank you very

2:58:372:58:42

much. A wintry theme right across

the morning.

It has but there are

2:58:422:58:49

some beautiful displays a round of

snowdrops and crocus. So do send in

2:58:492:58:54

those photographs and let us know.

This is Rachel coming to work this

2:58:542:59:00

morning!

Winter is about to bite

again. These are fell walkers

2:59:002:59:07

heading off for the Lake District

and getting advice on how to stay

2:59:072:59:11

safe in that extreme weather. Do get

in

2:59:112:59:13

touch.

2:59:132:59:17

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All that to come.

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Hello, this is Breakfast

with Rachel Burden and Jon Kay.

3:00:253:00:28

Leaping into the record books -

medal number five seals Team

3:00:283:00:31

GB's most successful

Winter Olympics ever.

3:00:313:00:34

Billy Morgan bagged bronze

in the Big Air snowboard

3:00:343:00:36

event with the jump of his life.

3:00:363:00:44

It was a pretty crazy experience

landing like that. I fell on my

3:00:443:00:48

first jump and it's best to out of

three, is I had to learn -- land the

3:00:483:00:56

next two. I wasn't expecting it but

I managed to land, so yes, over the

3:00:563:01:00

moon.

3:01:003:01:08

And Great Britain could win

medal number six today.

3:01:083:01:11

The women's curling team play

Japan for the bronze

3:01:113:01:12

medal later this morning.

3:01:123:01:15

Good morning, it's Saturday

the 24th of February.

3:01:163:01:18

Also this morning...

3:01:183:01:20

Taking a stand.

3:01:203:01:23

Big companies cut ties

with America's powerful gun lobby

3:01:233:01:25

the National Rifle Association

after last week's mass shooting

3:01:253:01:28

at a Florida school.

3:01:283:01:32

Fresh revelations of

misconduct by aid workers -

3:01:323:01:35

UK charity Plan International admits

to six cases of sexual abuse

3:01:353:01:38

and exploitation of children

by its staff and associates.

3:01:383:01:46

As we brace ourselves for an Arctic

blast, we will be getting some top

3:01:483:01:52

tips on how walkers can stay safe in

the snow.

And Phil has tips for all

3:01:523:01:59

of us.

Good morning, a dry, bright, sunny

3:01:593:02:04

weekend for all of the British

Isles, a little on the chilly side.

3:02:043:02:08

It's next week where things get

much, much colder and we could see a

3:02:083:02:13

real return of winter. More details

in just a few minutes.

3:02:133:02:17

Good morning.

3:02:173:02:18

First, our main story.

3:02:183:02:20

Team GB is celebrating its best

ever Winter Olympics,

3:02:203:02:22

after Billy Morgan won bronze

in the men's snowboard big air.

3:02:223:02:26

The medal is Team GB's

fifth in Pyeongchang,

3:02:263:02:29

taking them past the four won

in 1924 and 2014.

3:02:293:02:37

And it's not over yet. There could

be more.

3:02:383:02:40

The women's curling team faces

Japan in a bronze medal

3:02:403:02:42

match later this morning.

3:02:423:02:43

At the age of 28,

Morgan was the oldest snowboarder

3:02:433:02:45

competing in the final

and fell on his first jump,

3:02:453:02:49

but came back with two great runs

to finish less than one

3:02:493:02:51

point from silver.

3:02:513:02:57

He spoke to breakfast in the last

half-hour.

We are all out here doing

3:02:573:03:02

our best, trying to represent our

country as best as we can and we

3:03:023:03:06

have done really well, especially

coming from a nation which has no

3:03:063:03:10

snow. We are pushing the boundaries

of what sport can do and the lottery

3:03:103:03:14

funding that we have got has given

us a lot of opportunities and

3:03:143:03:18

hopefully we can keep going.

Let's

speak to our sports correspondent

3:03:183:03:22

David Ornstein who is in

Pyeongchang. It was great to speak

3:03:223:03:25

to Billy a few minutes ago at the

sensation he got when he landed on

3:03:253:03:29

his feet and he knew he'd done a

good run, when he knew what that

3:03:293:03:34

meant not just for him but for the

whole team that.

That's right, and

3:03:343:03:37

it was all the more remarkable

because he had fallen on all

3:03:373:03:46

four of his training runs and his

first running competition but then

3:03:553:03:58

when it mattered most, the Dujon C

needed to score on, he nailed and he

3:03:583:04:01

got that bronze medal. He came

through a field of, on paper anyway,

3:04:013:04:03

some far superior athletes, but many

of them fell and he took that bronze

3:04:033:04:07

medal. Quite some history there as

the first British male to ever win a

3:04:073:04:12

medal in snowboarding and five

British medals makes it a record for

3:04:123:04:16

the team. It makes the doubled

investment from Sochi for this

3:04:163:04:26

investment from Sochi for this game

is very justified, some may say

3:04:283:04:29

that's quite right, others will say

it's clearly a good thing. It could

3:04:293:04:39

get even better with the curling

today.

3:04:393:04:44

A number of US companies have cut

ties with the National

3:04:443:04:46

Rifle Association -

as consumers call for

3:04:463:04:48

a boycott of firms linked

to the powerful gun lobby.

3:04:483:04:50

They include the car

rental companies Hertz

3:04:503:04:52

and Enterprise Holdings,

both of which have stopped offering

3:04:523:04:59

discounts for members

of the Association, in the wake

3:04:593:05:01

of the Florida school shooting.

3:05:013:05:03

Our North America correspondent

Peter Bowes reports.

3:05:033:05:07

The aftermath to a school shooting

that could prompt change in America.

3:05:073:05:10

Amidst the grieving, the mood has

been different this time.

3:05:103:05:12

Within hours of the gunman

killing 17 people, anger

3:05:123:05:20

overflowed onto the streets.

3:05:233:05:28

Never again!

3:05:283:05:29

Now it is social media

where pressure is being exerted

3:05:293:05:32

on the hugely powerful gun lobby.

3:05:323:05:33

Under the hashtag boycott NRA,

activists are targeting firms that

3:05:333:05:36

offer special benefits to members

of the National Rifle Association.

3:05:363:05:38

And they include some of the most

familiar corporate names.

3:05:383:05:41

The car rental companies

Hertz and Enterprise,

3:05:413:05:42

which also owns Alamo and National.

3:05:423:05:44

They're ending discounts offered

to members of the gun lobby

3:05:443:05:46

group from next month.

3:05:463:05:47

Met Life Insurance and the software

company Symantec are

3:05:473:05:49

taking similar action.

3:05:493:05:52

There has been no word

in response from the NRA.

3:05:523:05:56

It is unclear whether these actions

will hurt an organisation that

3:05:563:05:58

boasts 5 million members.

3:05:583:06:02

During the week, its chief executive

hit out at the protesters.

3:06:023:06:06

Their goal is to eliminate

the Second Amendment

3:06:063:06:08

and our firearms freedoms.

3:06:083:06:11

So they can eradicate

all individual freedoms.

3:06:113:06:14

Donald Trump says he is open

to new ideas but the one he seems

3:06:143:06:18

to like best is giving

guns to teachers.

3:06:183:06:21

It's concealed.

3:06:213:06:25

So this crazy man who walked

in wouldn't even know

3:06:253:06:27

who it is that has it.

3:06:273:06:29

That's good.

3:06:293:06:30

That's not bad, that's good.

3:06:303:06:31

And a teacher would have shot

the hell out of him before

3:06:313:06:34

he knew what happened.

3:06:343:06:35

The debate over what to do next

will be highly charged

3:06:353:06:38

and intensely political.

3:06:383:06:44

One of the UK's biggest children's

aid charities has confirmed

3:06:443:06:46

there have been six cases of child

sexual abuse by staff and volunteers

3:06:463:06:49

in the last two years.

3:06:493:06:51

Plan International says five

of them were criminal cases

3:06:513:06:54

and reported to the local

authorities in the

3:06:543:06:57

countries involved.

3:06:573:06:58

Adina Campbell reports.

3:06:583:07:02

Another charity mired in sexual

misconduct making the front pages.

3:07:023:07:05

This time, Plan International UK,

which works in more than 50

3:07:053:07:08

countries to improve children's

rights and promote

3:07:083:07:13

equality for girls.

3:07:133:07:19

In its latest online blog,

it has confirmed six

3:07:193:07:22

cases of sexual abuse

and exploitation of children

3:07:223:07:24

between July 2016

and June last year.

3:07:243:07:27

One involved a member of staff.

3:07:273:07:30

The others were by

volunteers or associates.

3:07:303:07:35

Plan International says

the staff member was not

3:07:353:07:38

from the UK and was dismissed

without a reference.

3:07:383:07:42

And it ended the contracts

with the other volunteers

3:07:423:07:45

and organisations involved.

3:07:453:07:47

The charity also says

there were nine cases of sexual

3:07:473:07:49

misconduct and harassment by staff

against other adults which led

3:07:493:07:52

to seven dismissals.

3:07:523:07:58

In the past, Plan International UK

has received millions of pounds

3:07:583:08:01

of funding from the government.

3:08:013:08:03

It is the latest major charity

to admit cases of sexual misconduct

3:08:033:08:06

and follows investigations into aid

organisations including Oxfam

3:08:063:08:11

and Save the Children.

3:08:113:08:19

In an open letter, the three

charities and many others have now

3:08:193:08:22

promised a series of urgent

and immediate measures

3:08:223:08:23

to protect the vulnerable.

3:08:233:08:29

A former senior adviser

to Donald Trump has admitted charges

3:08:323:08:35

of conspiracy and lying

to investigators, who are examining

3:08:353:08:37

Russian political interference

in the 2016 presidential election.

3:08:373:08:40

In a plea deal, Rick Gates admitted

conspiracy to defraud the government

3:08:403:08:43

and making false statements.

3:08:433:08:47

He's become the third associate

of the president to agree

3:08:473:08:50

to co-operate with a special

investigation, in return

3:08:503:08:52

for more serious charges

against him being dropped.

3:08:523:09:01

Before you throw your lottery ticket

away, check it, double-check it,

3:09:023:09:06

triple check it. Because someone out

there in the UK has won nearly £78

3:09:063:09:13

million after last night's Euro

millions draw.

3:09:133:09:16

They haven't got in touch with us

yet, sadly.

3:09:163:09:20

I haven't checked my numbers,

actually. I need to do that. I might

3:09:203:09:25

not be here in ten minutes time.

They need to share the jackpot with

3:09:253:09:29

somebody in Spain but they still get

£78 million.

3:09:293:09:33

The jackpot has been growing since

the beginning of the year and was

3:09:333:09:36

the second visit in the drawer's

history. Although as I was saying to

3:09:363:09:40

you, I think that money would send

you doolally.

3:09:403:09:43

Yes, but what a way to go! It is

9:09am and you were watching BBC

3:09:433:09:48

breakfast.

3:09:483:09:55

Campaigners in London say

the authorities need to take action

3:09:553:09:57

quickly to prevent knife crime,

after two more men were stabbed

3:09:573:10:00

to death in the capital this week.

3:10:003:10:02

The figures make grim reading.

3:10:023:10:03

It brings the total number

of people fatally wounded by knives

3:10:033:10:06

in the captial to 16 so far this

year - and knife crime's

3:10:063:10:09

on the rise across the UK.

3:10:093:10:17

For knife attacks, seven attacks in

one area of London. After years of

3:10:193:10:26

dropping, it is going up across the

UK. In the run-up to January for the

3:10:263:10:33

last 12 months, police in London

recorded 14,521 knife crime

3:10:333:10:38

offences, nearly 40 every single

day. So far in 2018, 16 people have

3:10:383:10:43

been stabbed to death in the

capital. On Tuesday, it was this

3:10:433:10:50

17-year-old and this 20-year-old.

London needs me alive. London needs

3:10:503:10:57

me alive.

The Mayor of London

launched a campaign last year to

3:10:573:11:05

tackle knife crime.

My thoughts and

prayers are with their families. I'm

3:11:053:11:10

afraid it's not the first time we

have sent condolences to the victims

3:11:103:11:14

of life crime. My worry is that it

won't be the last time either. I

3:11:143:11:19

have asked the Prime Minister and

the Home Secretary to meet with the

3:11:193:11:22

commissioner and myself to discuss a

way forward, not to name blame, but

3:11:223:11:25

to see if we can work together to

grapple with this issue that is

3:11:253:11:30

causing huge misery to Londoners.

Yesterday, the head of the Met

3:11:303:11:34

police Cressida Dick was in Glasgow

speaking to police that. The knife

3:11:343:11:38

crime rate that has halved in the

last 13 years. Could the model work

3:11:383:11:44

here? Some are sceptical. Some in

London say action needs to be taken

3:11:443:11:48

now.

We have had knife crime fall

before and we need to start taking

3:11:483:11:54

action quickly to have that happen

again. This isn't a quick switch.

3:11:543:12:01

Nobody can flick a switch and it

falls straightaway. At the moment,

3:12:013:12:06

we seem to be out in an impasse and

that is most frustrating,

3:12:063:12:10

particularly when we see so many

young people being stabbed and

3:12:103:12:14

murdered.

The race is now want to

stop some way -- to find some way to

3:12:143:12:20

stop knife crime before any more

life is lost. We are joined now by a

3:12:203:12:27

former Met police borough,. Thank

you very much for your time this

3:12:273:12:30

morning. These are very depressing

figures. Have you any kind of

3:12:303:12:34

explanation for yet again this spike

in knife crime?

I think young people

3:12:343:12:38

when I speak to them feel

frightened. I speak to the parents

3:12:383:12:43

of young people being murdered. A

lot of them are working incredibly

3:12:433:12:47

hard with their young people, with

their children, but unfortunately

3:12:473:12:51

children feel frightened, they are

carrying knives to protect

3:12:513:12:54

themselves and ironically because

they are carrying knives, we are

3:12:543:12:57

losing more young people. We really

need to make sure people feel

3:12:573:13:01

confident. I feel very disappointed

that Ofsted aren't doing more,

3:13:013:13:05

because we are talking about young

people, teenagers who are victims of

3:13:053:13:09

crime. What we should be doing is

seeing Ofsted going to schools,

3:13:093:13:14

checking to see what schools are

doing and actually taking their

3:13:143:13:16

safeguarding responsibility around

knife crime very seriously.

Ofsted

3:13:163:13:20

are there to ensure standards of

excellence in schools. It's not

3:13:203:13:26

really their job to bring down crime

of this sort, is it?

We need to

3:13:263:13:31

widen the way we look at this,

Rachel, because you are absolutely

3:13:313:13:35

right. The police are the wider

agency but we need a wider approach.

3:13:353:13:40

Cressida Dick was looking at the

Public health model in Scotland

3:13:403:13:43

which is about other agencies

working with the police, working

3:13:433:13:46

together, working with schools,

hospitals, accident and emergencies,

3:13:463:13:51

community groups to make sure that

we have a much wider approach.

3:13:513:13:54

Sadly, by the time the police get

involved, we are looking at young

3:13:543:13:58

people in body bags so we need to

gather much earlier, work with the

3:13:583:14:02

different agencies, and schools have

a huge role to play in making sure

3:14:023:14:06

that young people understand the

dangers of carrying a knife and the

3:14:063:14:12

repercussions. The Met police

incredibly successful in arresting,

3:14:123:14:14

charging and convicting people who

commit these crimes, so those people

3:14:143:14:19

who use a knife to murder someone

are likely themselves to have their

3:14:193:14:22

lives destroyed because they will be

arrested and go to prison for a very

3:14:223:14:27

long time.

It is worth perhaps just

bringing you a little bit about what

3:14:273:14:30

the Home Office have said on this

matter. They said that every single

3:14:303:14:34

death from knife crime is a tragedy,

they talked about consulting on new

3:14:343:14:39

laws, banning the sales of offensive

weapons in certain ways, but also

3:14:393:14:45

about a new way of thinking. They

say their new serious violence and

3:14:453:14:49

strategy will have early

intervention measures at its heart

3:14:493:14:51

and will look to shift attitudes and

challenge behaviour among those

3:14:513:14:54

young people who viewed knife crime

possession as normal and necessary.

3:14:543:14:59

This is the kind of culture you are

having to deal with him. Why is it

3:14:593:15:04

that you say these young people are

frightened? What are they frightened

3:15:043:15:07

and who are they frightened of?

If

you go onto YouTube, you will see a

3:15:073:15:12

breath of videos of young people

with knives, waving them about. The

3:15:123:15:17

technology companies have a huge

role to play to make sure that these

3:15:173:15:22

aggressive and very dangerous videos

are taken off. I spoke to one young

3:15:223:15:25

father this week whose son was

murdered by a group of individuals

3:15:253:15:29

who his son had never met before.

They saw a YouTube video, they saw a

3:15:293:15:34

social media video, travelled across

London and murdered a young man.

3:15:343:15:38

What we need to be doing is making

sure that everybody steps up to the

3:15:383:15:43

mark and it is about cooperation.

What disappoints me is that

3:15:433:15:50

unfortunately this is nothing new in

terms of resources. We need to make

3:15:503:15:53

sure we put resources into this and

resources have been cut down. The

3:15:533:15:57

police have been reduced by 20%. We

need to increase the resources the

3:15:573:16:01

police had to deal with this issue.

We talk about the role of police,

3:16:013:16:06

you have been pointing the finger at

schools outside funding is an issue.

3:16:063:16:09

What about what is going on in the

home, within families and small

3:16:093:16:13

neighbourhoods that allows this kind

of behaviour to emerge?

Well, I

3:16:133:16:18

think the parents I speak to are

very supportive of their children

3:16:183:16:22

but we live in a world where so much

happens on social media and we need

3:16:223:16:25

to be looking at how we can deal

with those individuals. Families

3:16:253:16:30

need to take responsibilities, you

are right, and they need to talk to

3:16:303:16:35

their children, and it is

predominantly young men. We need to

3:16:353:16:37

make sure young men understand the

consequences of carrying knives. I

3:16:373:16:40

speak to some parents who say that

if they catch their young person,

3:16:403:16:44

their child with a knife, they will

take it off them, and I think that

3:16:443:16:48

is what we want to see. We want to

see people having those

3:16:483:16:52

conversations. I am not suggesting

that families don't have a huge

3:16:523:16:56

responsibility, but we need a

coordinated system across all the

3:16:563:17:01

agencies that works to make sure

that we reduce this tragedy that is

3:17:013:17:03

happening across the country.

Thank

you very much for your time. A

3:17:033:17:08

former Met police Borough governor.

Just after 9:15am. Thank you for

3:17:083:17:15

joining us on breakfast this

morning. If you are sitting inside

3:17:153:17:18

thinking it looks nice and funny at

the moment, apparently it is not

3:17:183:17:23

going to stay that way, so if you

don't like the cold watch the first

3:17:233:17:26

part of this weather broadcast and

the back end of it, hey, Phil?

3:17:263:17:30

Well, thank you to joining my --

building my audience there,

3:17:303:17:35

Well, thank you to joining my --

building my audience there, John! I

3:17:353:17:36

will plough on regardless. Our

weather watchers are not being

3:17:363:17:41

deterred, they are a hardy crew.

This was the scene in the Bingley

3:17:413:17:46

area. At this stage, the high

pressure I have been showing you is

3:17:463:17:50

benign. There is nothing wrong with

the weather this weekend. There is a

3:17:503:17:54

lot of dry weather out there.

Considering we could have Atlantic

3:17:543:17:59

runs piling in at this stage of the

year giving us wet, miserable

3:17:593:18:01

affair, it is not like that today.

There are some grey skies, but even

3:18:013:18:08

those areas which are cloudy, it

will pop away and many of you will

3:18:083:18:12

see sunshine, I think perhaps

tempered in Northern Ireland.

3:18:123:18:16

Temperatures, six, seven, maybe 8

degrees. All the sporting fixtures

3:18:163:18:21

this afternoon shouldn't have too

many problems. A feast of running

3:18:213:18:25

rugby in Dublin and the Calcutta Cup

match Scotland take on England. That

3:18:253:18:31

is a full 40 5pm kick off with

coverage on the BBC. -- for 40 5pm

3:18:313:18:37

kick-off. It is going to be another

chilly night under clear skies. See

3:18:373:18:44

what a difference it makes. Minus

four degrees in Norwich. And we are

3:18:443:18:51

off and running into another super

day again. OK, we have a shield of

3:18:513:18:56

cloud tempering the sunshine but a

lot of dry weather. Not too much of

3:18:563:19:00

wind at this stage, but it is

beginning to look a bit like winter.

3:19:003:19:06

Three, four, five as our maximum and

who we go on Monday. You have heard

3:19:063:19:12

all about the beast from the east.

This is the first sign of it with a

3:19:123:19:16

cold that surging in from Siberia

into the eastern side of the British

3:19:163:19:20

Isles particularly, that is where we

see the threat of the snow showers,

3:19:203:19:24

that is your thermometer and this is

what it is going to feel like with

3:19:243:19:27

the strength of the wind. It won't

be feeling like that this weekend

3:19:273:19:30

but it will from Monday onwards

because we are tapping into that

3:19:303:19:35

great reservoir of dark blue

dragging its way towards the British

3:19:353:19:38

Isles. Monday night, Tuesday,

Wednesday, snow showers that not

3:19:383:19:42

long bars of snow, so the North York

Moors could the significant

3:19:423:19:50

snowfall, as could other areas.

Enjoy the weekend.

3:19:503:19:51

snowfall, as could other areas.

Enjoy the weekend.

3:19:513:19:56

Thank you, Philip, we are warned.

And we are watching, we didn't

3:19:563:20:01

switch off. It is time to look at

the Saturday morning papers.

3:20:013:20:07

And we are delighted to say former

RAF Group Captain Vicki Gosling is

3:20:073:20:12

here. She has been flicking through

the papers and we will speak to her

3:20:123:20:15

in just a moment.

3:20:153:20:26

Let's look at the front pages.

3:20:273:20:28

The Daily Telegraph leads

with the story about the latest

3:20:283:20:31

charity to be involved in the aid

sex abuse scandal.

3:20:313:20:33

The Guardian says almost two-thirds

of audited meat plants

3:20:333:20:35

are in breach of safety rules

in England, Wales

3:20:353:20:38

and Northern Ireland.

3:20:383:20:46

The Mirror have a smiling face of

Max Johnson, the little boy who had

3:20:473:20:51

a heart transplant and he has

basically become the poster boy of a

3:20:513:20:56

campaign to try to encourage organ

donation. It looks now like there

3:20:563:20:59

will be legislation passed in

Parliament which would enable that,

3:20:593:21:02

some sort of opt out system for

England, being nicknamed Max's law.

3:21:023:21:08

His smile there says it all.

3:21:083:21:09

His smile there says it all.

3:21:093:21:12

The sun has lifted a piece from

Stephen Fry's own personal online

3:21:123:21:16

message that he sent out to his fans

in which he spoke about his prostate

3:21:163:21:20

cancer and the fact that an

aggressive tumour was only found

3:21:203:21:23

because he went in for his flu jab

and his doctor suggested he had a

3:21:233:21:27

kind of

3:21:273:21:27

because he went in for his flu jab

and his doctor suggested he had a

3:21:273:21:30

other

3:21:303:21:35

-- suggested he had a kind of all

over checkup at the same time and he

3:21:383:21:42

is urging other men to do the same.

And the Daily Express lead with a

3:21:423:21:48

story about the cold weather on its

way. Now, stories picked out by you,

3:21:483:21:52

Vicky.

This is a chap talking about

his eighth probe into an incident

3:21:523:22:00

that happened 15 years ago. For me,

he served for 21 years and it must

3:22:003:22:04

be devastating, the fact he has felt

that he has to give those medals

3:22:043:22:09

back. When you join the military,

you enter into a psychological

3:22:093:22:13

contract. It becomes your family,

you are very much living and

3:22:133:22:16

breathing your military lifestyle

and the fact he served for 21 years

3:22:163:22:21

and have had this hanging over him

for 15 of those must be so tough. It

3:22:213:22:25

says in here that he is broken and I

have to say that that, I can sense

3:22:253:22:32

that, because he has joined for a

reason, he has committed everything

3:22:323:22:36

to this and for 15 years, having

that hanging over your head must be

3:22:363:22:40

pretty tough.

And yet others would

say these have to be -- these things

3:22:403:22:46

have to be investigated fully,

whatever he has caused.

Yes, and I

3:22:463:22:51

see that as well, but is putting

myself into his shoes, I figured

3:22:513:22:56

very tragic that he has clearly owns

those medals and yet he has that he

3:22:563:23:02

have to give them back.

It will be

interesting to see what the enquiry

3:23:023:23:06

find out.

Stephen Fry them, on the sun and the

3:23:063:23:11

mirror, he has put himself out there

about his prostate cancer and the

3:23:113:23:17

fact it was picked up on a routine

check out.

I picked up on this

3:23:173:23:23

because having someone like Stephen

Fry, a national treasure, raising

3:23:233:23:28

it, you think twice when you see

this. You think it is so worth

3:23:283:23:33

getting those checks. It is

difficult in the winter because

3:23:333:23:37

clearly the surgeries are mobbed,

but it is coming to spring, coming

3:23:373:23:41

to that time, and it's probably a

good time to get yourself checked.

3:23:413:23:45

Maybe think twice about it. I think

when you are 40 you are entitled to

3:23:453:23:50

a kind of MOT at your local GP

surgery and it's always worth making

3:23:503:23:54

the time for something like that.

Yes, I am definitely overdue that

3:23:543:23:59

one.

We have reported before that

men are particularly bad for going

3:23:593:24:04

to the doctor and following up

symptoms, just putting it to one

3:24:043:24:07

side. A powerful message.

Now, we love this story.

This is

3:24:073:24:15

about a big, 21-month-old, that

effectively that the paintbrush in

3:24:153:24:24

its mouth and moves it said side to

side and creates these paintings.

3:24:243:24:30

They are selling for £1700 and they

have already sold, I think it said

3:24:303:24:34

four of them. It just tickled me

really when I saw it.

They are very

3:24:343:24:41

intelligent creatures, pigs.

Intelligent, but artistic?

3:24:413:24:48

Well, he has a vision, surely.

Didn't the gallery some years ago

3:24:483:24:53

put up pictures by chimpanzees and

all the art historians and experts

3:24:533:24:57

didn't realise they were by

chimpanzees.

Yes, it says it in

3:24:573:25:03

here, and about an elephant called

Ruby. It shows that animals can be

3:25:033:25:06

artistic.

I might get my dog onto

it. We are celebrating the Winter

3:25:063:25:12

Olympics this morning and Britain's

record-breaking success and in all

3:25:123:25:16

the talk about today, this is

lovely, isn't it?

I love this story

3:25:163:25:21

because it is about a former Welsh

guard.

Were you in the worst guards?

3:25:213:25:30

No, I was in the RAF but its

military synergy. I love that he was

3:25:303:25:35

crowned the British two-man bobsled

champion in 1962 and then last year

3:25:353:25:43

he hurtled down the hill in Austria,

he ran down a full-size lead at 75

3:25:433:25:48

mph at the age of 84. It shows the

military grid in him. He clearly

3:25:483:25:53

thinks he's never going to give up,

is the? I think it might have an

3:25:533:26:03

implication, we will probably see

some of these fantastic athletes

3:26:033:26:06

retiring at a later age now.

We have

been talking about Billy Morgan this

3:26:063:26:11

morning, our hero of the hour, he is

28.

3:26:113:26:15

He is 28 and when we said to him is

it time to hang up the board, he

3:26:153:26:21

said, no, he would still be

snowboarding at 70 and beyond.

3:26:213:26:25

Fantastic. Well done to Bruce. He

has probably been up all night

3:26:253:26:30

watching the Winter Olympics

thinking, maybe next time. Vicki,

3:26:303:26:33

thank you so much for this morning.

Lovely to meet you.

Thank you. You

3:26:333:26:38

too.

We are here until ten o'clock until

3:26:383:26:45

Saturday kitchen takes over.

Good

morning, everyone. Our special guest

3:26:453:26:52

this morning is to McCall. You have

to face your food heaven or food

3:26:523:26:58

hell at the end of the show. What if

your heaven?

Lamb, I love lamb.

3:26:583:27:05

Particularly with sweet potato. Any

ideas?

Moroccan spices.

Slow cooked.

3:27:053:27:13

Yum. And my help, and this really is

hell and I will really struggle if I

3:27:133:27:21

get this, it is liver and anchovies.

Lots of liver and anchovies and

3:27:213:27:26

aubergine as well, another one of

your health.

That one is not so bad.

3:27:263:27:34

We will put extra liver on there

again. We have two great chefs here

3:27:343:27:38

with us and what have you got

kicking?

-- cooking? We are going to

3:27:383:27:45

do dumplings with springtime onions

and a sheep smoked cheese, heralding

3:27:453:27:48

the spring, hopefully.

Sounds good

to me. And Robin Gill, what are you

3:27:483:27:55

making?

I am doing a play on bacon

and cabbage, but smoked eel, a bacon

3:27:553:28:04

after the, and -- a bacon of the

sea, and an egg because it is

3:28:043:28:12

breakfast.

I love all the accents.

Ollie, what have you got to go with

3:28:123:28:17

the wind?

A very dull accent. I have

got some great wines though.

3:28:173:28:27

Fantastic and you guys at home are

in charge of Divina's food heaven or

3:28:273:28:31

food hell. It is well worth

switching over to BBC Two.

Not yet!

3:28:313:28:39

I loved the face their when she had

eel was on the menu. Coming up in

3:28:393:28:47

the next half an hour, with just one

tweet, reality TV star Kylie Jenner

3:28:473:28:55

white billion pounds of the value of

Snapchat. We will be

3:28:553:29:02

Snapchat. We will be discussing

social media. Shall we have a photo?

3:29:053:29:08

See you in a minute.

3:29:083:29:15

Hello, this is Breakfast

with Jon Kay and Rachel Burden.

3:29:553:29:59

Coming up before ten we'll get

the weather from Philip -

3:29:593:30:02

a week of very cold temperatures

are on the way.

3:30:023:30:06

But first a summary of this

morning's main news.

3:30:063:30:11

Team GB is celebrating its best

ever Winter Olympics,

3:30:113:30:14

after Billy Morgan won bronze

in the men's snowboard big air.

3:30:143:30:19

The medal is Team GB's

fifth in Pyeongchang,

3:30:193:30:22

taking them past the four won

in 1924 and 2014.

3:30:223:30:26

The Women's Curling team faces

Japan in a bronze medal

3:30:263:30:29

match later this morning.

3:30:293:30:33

At the age of 28, Morgan

was the oldest snowboarder

3:30:333:30:35

competing in the final,

and fell on his first jump,

3:30:353:30:37

but came back with two good runs

to finish less than one

3:30:373:30:40

point from silver.

3:30:403:30:48

Two people have been charged with

causing death by dangerous driving

3:30:533:31:00

after a crash which killed two young

brothers last week. Robert Brown was

3:31:003:31:07

53 and Gwendolen Harrison will

appear before magistrates in

3:31:073:31:11

Coventry later this morning.

3:31:113:31:12

A number of US

companies have cut ties

3:31:123:31:14

with the National Rifle Association

- as consumers call

3:31:143:31:16

for a boycott of firms linked

to the powerful gun lobby.

3:31:163:31:19

They include the car

rental companies Hertz

3:31:193:31:21

and Enterprise Holdings,

both of which have stopped offering

3:31:213:31:24

discounts for members

of the Association.

3:31:243:31:25

The NRA is yet to respond

to the move, which comes in the wake

3:31:253:31:28

of the Florida school shooting.

3:31:283:31:32

One of the UK's biggest

children's aid charities has

3:31:323:31:35

confirmed there have been six cases

of child sexual abuse

3:31:353:31:37

by staff and volunteers

in the last two years.

3:31:373:31:40

Plan International says five

of them were criminal cases

3:31:403:31:42

and reported to the local

authorities in the

3:31:423:31:44

countries involved.

3:31:443:31:45

The charity works in more than 50

countries to improve

3:31:453:31:48

children's rights and promote

equality for girls.

3:31:483:31:54

A vote at the United Nations calling

for a humanitarian ceasefire

3:31:543:31:57

in Syria has been postponed

until later today.

3:31:573:32:02

There's been deadlock since Thursday

because of objections from Russia.

3:32:023:32:04

Syrian government forces have

continued their bombardment

3:32:043:32:07

of Eastern Ghouta, a rebel-held

enclave outside Damascus,

3:32:073:32:12

where nearly 500 people have been

killed in the past week.

3:32:123:32:20

A former senior adviser

to Donald Trump has admitted charges

3:32:373:32:39

of conspiracy and lying

to investigators, who are examining

3:32:393:32:41

Russian political interference

in the 2016 presidential election.

3:32:413:32:43

In a plea deal, Rick Gates

admitted conspiracy

3:32:433:32:45

to defraud the government

and making false statements.

3:32:453:32:47

He's become the third associate

of the president to agree

3:32:473:32:50

to co-operate with a special

investigation, in return

3:32:503:32:52

for more serious charges

against him being dropped.

3:32:523:32:53

Britain is set for the

coldest February week

3:32:533:32:55

in five years as freezing air

arrives from Russia.

3:32:553:32:59

The cold snap will affect the whole

of the UK from Sunday

3:32:593:33:02

night with temperatures expected

to drop to minus-eight

3:33:023:33:04

in some areas.

3:33:043:33:08

The Met Office has issued

an amber cold weather alert,

3:33:083:33:10

which warns of increased health

risks to vulnerable

3:33:103:33:12

and elderly people.

3:33:123:33:20

Quite impressive, because out on the

road this morning they are trying to

3:33:273:33:34

get ahead of the game. We can get

some advice.

3:33:343:33:46

What a night it has been the Great

Britain, with Billy Morgan in the

3:33:473:33:53

big air, how will it inspire kids

going from Gymnastics into

3:33:533:34:00

snowboarding, potentially? It is,

excuse the pun, a snowball effect.

3:34:003:34:05

All the funding means that more

people get involved, more funding,

3:34:053:34:08

more medals, and so Dan Hunt, the

performance director, he did say

3:34:083:34:14

that he is hoping to do to skiing

what he did to cycling, saying this

3:34:143:34:17

is just the beginning. So exciting

times ahead because of the medals in

3:34:173:34:21

Pyeongchang. Let's relive the night

that one Billy Morgan and Great

3:34:213:34:28

Britain their highest medal tally in

history.

3:34:283:34:35

Let's then re-live this historic

night for Great Britain at

3:34:353:34:38

the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang.

3:34:383:34:39

Billy Morgan, winning the medal that

secured Great Britain

3:34:393:34:41

their highest medal tally

in Winter Olympic history.

3:34:413:34:43

Paul Frostick was watching.

3:34:433:34:44

The penultimate day of action

in Pyeongchang and a chance

3:34:443:34:46

for the big jumpers to show

off their skills.

3:34:463:34:48

An imposing 49 metre ramp

for British hope Billy Morgan

3:34:483:34:51

in the Big Air finals.

3:34:513:34:52

Complex tricks and a clean landing

required to impress the judges.

3:34:523:34:55

Morgan only just

qualified for the final.

3:34:553:34:56

But on his second of three attempts

he looked every bit the part.

3:34:563:35:02

And he holds it up, yes!

3:35:023:35:04

It was huge!

3:35:043:35:05

And he put the nose grab on it.

3:35:053:35:07

The hardest grab.

3:35:073:35:09

Yes, Billy!

3:35:093:35:09

That left one last chance to secure

a spot in the medal positions.

3:35:093:35:12

Billy Morgan, yes!

3:35:123:35:15

Yes!

3:35:153:35:16

Billy Morgan with the

double grab triple 14.

3:35:163:35:18

That is massive!

3:35:183:35:19

That is absolutely huge.

3:35:193:35:21

85.5.

3:35:213:35:26

Billy Morgan moves into bronze medal

position and it is a very

3:35:263:35:28

long and nervous wait.

3:35:283:35:31

Canada's Max Parrot was his biggest

threat to walking away with bronze.

3:35:313:35:35

But on his final jump

it all went wrong.

3:35:353:35:39

An injury in December nearly

ruled him out of these games.

3:35:393:35:43

But the oldest man in the final

helped Great Britain come

3:35:433:35:46

home with a fifth medal

to ensure their best performance

3:35:463:35:49

at a Winter Olympics.

3:35:493:35:57

I am sure it will hit me later, I

never expected it. If you come in

3:36:013:36:06

shooting for a medal I am sure

you're ready for it.

But I did not.

3:36:063:36:11

Would you have thought that two

weeks ago with your knee injury?

No,

3:36:113:36:16

I said in interviews I be stoked to

get into the finals.

An amazing

3:36:163:36:20

story. And a couple of British

bobsleigh sleds were also starting

3:36:203:36:30

their campaigns at around the same

time. The four-man team struggling a

3:36:303:36:35

little bit and down in 19th place at

the halfway stage. The final couple

3:36:353:36:41

of runs take place tomorrow.

3:36:413:36:43

Now most of us chose

between skiing or snow

3:36:433:36:45

boarding but Ester Ledecka,

does both and has become the first

3:36:453:36:47

athlete in history to win gold

medals in two unrelated events

3:36:473:36:50

at the Winter Games.

3:36:503:36:54

The 22-year-old Czech claimed

a shock win in the skiing,

3:36:543:36:56

Super G last Saturday,

and followed that up with victory

3:36:563:36:59

today in the women's snowboarding

parallel giant slalom.

3:36:593:37:07

And today the women battle it out

for a bronze in the curling later

3:37:103:37:15

today after being beaten by Sweden

yesterday in the semifinal. Great

3:37:153:37:24

Britain reduced the deficit but

Sweden as at a couple more to secure

3:37:243:37:29

their place in the final so Great

Britain play Japan at around 11

3:37:293:37:34

o'clock on BBC One this morning. A

chance for a model number six. And

3:37:343:37:42

later on as well.

3:37:423:37:43

Away from the Winter

Olympics, it's a huge

3:37:433:37:45

day of Six Nations rugby,

with Scotland hoping to end

3:37:453:37:47

England's grand slam ambitions.

3:37:473:37:48

Our man Olly Foster

is at Murrayfield.

3:37:483:37:50

And Olly, you have

to go back a decade

3:37:503:37:52

for the last time Scotland last

beat the Auld Enemy?

3:37:523:37:56

Incredible. But what a rivalry this

is, you never quite rule out any

3:37:563:38:03

kind of result in this fixture. One

of the great debates, what is the

3:38:033:38:08

greatest rivalry in rugby, Australia

against New Zealand. When it comes

3:38:083:38:12

to the northern Hemisphere, Scotland

against England and especially here

3:38:123:38:17

at Murrayfield. It is right up

there. Well this is the tone of

3:38:173:38:22

where they will be leading their men

out. England for the last eight

3:38:223:38:25

times in a row have lifted that

famous trophy, the famous Calcutta

3:38:253:38:29

Cup. And Scotland humiliated

somewhat last year and that is still

3:38:293:38:37

smarting as England put 60 points on

them down at Twickenham. England

3:38:373:38:42

obviously going for a hat-trick of

six Nations titles. They just missed

3:38:423:38:47

out on the grand slam last year in

Scotland have had a so-so start to

3:38:473:38:53

the championship, guilty they say of

believing their own hype because

3:38:533:38:57

they got thumped by Wales, they got

that good win against the French but

3:38:573:39:01

they will be going all out to upset

England and are unbeaten run here. A

3:39:013:39:05

little bit of mind games as ever,

Eddie Jones has been building up the

3:39:053:39:10

Scottish fly-half Finn Russell who

has not had a great championship for

3:39:103:39:14

them but Eddie Jones has been saying

we need to watch out for him, they

3:39:143:39:18

will be targeting the Scotland

fly-half. And Gregor Townsend had a

3:39:183:39:22

chat but the referee Nigel Owens and

he said you need to watch out for

3:39:223:39:25

the English defence because they are

surely offside all the time. They

3:39:253:39:31

did give up a lot of penalties

against the Welsh. So it will be a

3:39:313:39:34

lot of needle as there usually is,

it will be intense and expect some

3:39:343:39:38

big hits early on. Well two men who

will be out there on the field this

3:39:383:39:42

afternoon spoke to us.

I think this

complacency thing is a horrible

3:39:423:39:48

thing that journalists or cultures

throughout the players. It is quite

3:39:483:39:52

an insult to everyone whether it is

the players or the people you think

3:39:523:39:55

are on the side which is not as

good, as players you're usually

3:39:553:40:01

respectful of each other. We know

this is a massive challenge for us.

3:40:013:40:05

And we are excited to go there, a

great place to go and play rugby.

3:40:053:40:12

They're one of the best teams in the

world, their record is fantastic.

3:40:123:40:14

They come here as massive

favourites. In my opinion. So they

3:40:143:40:20

are a quality side with quality

players throughout. British lines

3:40:203:40:24

throughout. A big challenge for us.

A massive game and Ireland and Wales

3:40:243:40:33

fans shouting at TV sets right now

shouting, we have the biggest

3:40:333:40:38

rivalry! That is in Dublin today.

That will be fantastic because we

3:40:383:40:44

have got this all hum nation 's

double-header. Ireland is the only

3:40:443:40:49

other team in the championship who

are unbeaten, they had a fabulous

3:40:493:40:52

win against the French. They played

the Italians and they beat them as

3:40:523:40:57

most teams do. Now on the home run,

Ireland have a tough home run

3:40:573:41:01

because they have got all the home

nations. They will be hoping they go

3:41:013:41:06

into the final match with England at

Twickenham and that could be a

3:41:063:41:11

decider. But not to get ahead of

ourselves. Ireland have some big

3:41:113:41:13

injury worries. They're missing Ty

Furlong, Robbie Henshaw, the players

3:41:133:41:19

coming in to replace them, only 11

caps between them and Wales have got

3:41:193:41:24

some big players back in position.

Dan Bigger back in the team, Leigh

3:41:243:41:28

Halfpenny. And Liam Williams. So you

just sense that the Welsh, the

3:41:283:41:33

balance might be tipping towards

them. That could be so tight at the

3:41:333:41:37

Aviva Stadium in Dublin. Of course

the six Nations, the third round

3:41:373:41:42

already under way, but great result

last night by the French will top

3:41:423:41:46

they got their first win of the

championship beating Italy 34 Haddin

3:41:463:41:51

17. This was played down in

Marseille.

3:41:513:41:57

Marseille. Bastareaud back after his

van. He was instrumental as they

3:41:583:42:04

overpowered the Italians. Italians

still looking odds-on for the wooden

3:42:043:42:08

spoon at the end of the

championship. The French have a win

3:42:083:42:12

on the board but it is all about who

comes out on top in all the home

3:42:123:42:16

nations this afternoon. Ireland

against Wales first in Dublin and

3:42:163:42:19

then here who is going to be lifting

the Calcutta Cup.

Really too close

3:42:193:42:24

to call, amazing. One other story

end Hull City, their match with

3:42:243:42:32

Sheffield United were suspended last

night because of a protest by the

3:42:323:42:35

home fans against the club

ownership. Suspended for two and a

3:42:353:42:38

half minutes. Items thrown on the

pitch by some of the fans midway

3:42:383:42:44

through the first tower. But the

whole -- Hull City did go on to win

3:42:443:42:49

in fact and they now moved out of

the relegation zone in the

3:42:493:42:53

championship. So a huge day of sport

already ahead. From the Big Air in

3:42:533:42:58

Pyeongchang to the rugby. Amazing.

Really close to call, Scotland had

3:42:583:43:08

not scored a try at home against

England since 2004.

I guarantee that

3:43:083:43:15

will change today.

I will be

watching. I do not remember a

3:43:153:43:22

Saturday morning sports bulletin

with one of football story right at

3:43:223:43:26

the end. So much other stuff going

in.

And of course the league cup

3:43:263:43:30

tomorrow.

I have hardly mentioned

that. Thank you.

3:43:303:43:36

With forecasts suggesting next week

could be the coldest

3:43:363:43:38

in the UK for five years,

fell walkers are being urged to make

3:43:383:43:41

sure they have the right skills

and equipment before heading

3:43:413:43:44

for the hills.

3:43:443:43:45

There were a record number

of mountain rescue call-outs

3:43:453:43:47

in the Lake District last year,

and with more snow likely,

3:43:473:43:50

experts say winter skills training

could be life-saving.

3:43:503:43:52

Peter Marshall has

been to find out more.

3:43:523:43:57

A day on the winter Fells can

begin with sheer beauty.

3:43:573:44:00

And in moments, it can turn brutal.

3:44:003:44:02

WIND HOWLS.

3:44:023:44:07

That is why this group has taken

to the slopes of Helvellyn in one

3:44:073:44:10

of the coldest weeks of the year.

3:44:103:44:12

The idea of today is to learn

the basic snow craft that

3:44:123:44:15

will help keep us alive

in bad weather conditions.

3:44:153:44:20

And I think I'm

in pretty good hands.

3:44:203:44:22

The leader of the expedition today

has reached the summit of Everest.

3:44:223:44:27

So Helvellyn should be something

of a walk in the park.

3:44:273:44:30

Typically the wind will come in,

3:44:303:44:32

it will be scouring

the snow off the side.

3:44:323:44:34

Mountaineer Zach Poulton

has also led expeditions

3:44:343:44:36

in Antarctica and Greenland.

3:44:363:44:39

He is a Fell top assessor

for the National Park.

3:44:393:44:42

Every day from December to April,

he scales Helvellyn to provide

3:44:423:44:44

weather updates and safety

advice for walkers.

3:44:443:44:49

As the snow gets deeper,

it's time to attach crampons -

3:44:493:44:52

spiked boot attachments.

3:44:523:44:57

I always challenge people,

can you stop, take your bag off,

3:44:573:45:00

get your crampons out,

3:45:003:45:01

get them on and walk

away in two minutes?

3:45:013:45:03

And it's worth thinking

about, can you do it

3:45:033:45:05

in the worst-case scenario?

3:45:053:45:07

And that is 100 mph winds buffeting

you, knocking you over.

3:45:073:45:12

Well, I'm trying out my crampons.

3:45:123:45:14

I have to say, it took me more

than two minutes to get them on.

3:45:143:45:20

We are still on the quite low

slopes, but I'm pleased

3:45:203:45:23

we've got an expert here.

3:45:233:45:24

I said earlier on that Helvellyn

should be a walk in the park.

3:45:243:45:27

Well, I think I was wrong.

3:45:273:45:32

Last year saw the highest number

of Mountain Rescue incidents

3:45:323:45:35

on record in the Lake District.

3:45:353:45:37

543 in total.

17 people died.

3:45:373:45:40

Over 300 needed medical attention.

3:45:403:45:46

In these conditions,

ice axe skills can save lives.

3:45:463:45:49

And you're pushing with that

shoulder and you are really

3:45:493:45:52

kind of levering it in.

3:45:523:45:54

To either slow you down

and carve your way down

3:45:543:45:57

or to stop you dead.

3:45:573:46:00

The risk is on the spectrum

from very safe to very unsafe.

3:46:003:46:03

As long as people are making

conscious decisions about the kit

3:46:033:46:06

they are taking, the route they're

taking and the risks

3:46:063:46:08

they are exposing themselves to,

3:46:083:46:13

then I don't have any issue with it.

3:46:133:46:15

I think the problem comes

where people are not aware

3:46:153:46:17

of the risk and they're making

unconscious decisions and putting

3:46:173:46:20

themselves at risk, and then putting

other people at risk

3:46:203:46:22

in terms

of solving that problem.

3:46:223:46:24

Eventually, we make it.

3:46:243:46:25

The 950 metre high

summit of Helvellyn.

3:46:253:46:26

That last ascent

was pretty exciting.

3:46:263:46:30

I think it was the bit we saw

from the bottom that we felt

3:46:303:46:34

was intimidating earlier on.

3:46:343:46:34

But with the right instructors

and the right equipment,

3:46:343:46:36

it was all right.

3:46:363:46:38

Just gradually

step-by-step we made it.

3:46:383:46:45

You can feel that in your fingers

just watching that!

3:46:463:46:51

There will be more on that

story on Monday evening

3:46:513:46:53

on BBC

Inside Out in the North West at half

3:46:533:46:55

past 7, and on the BBC iPlayer.

3:46:553:47:00

And we are being warned it is going

to get very cold over the next few

3:47:003:47:03

days. I said it was time to get a

cardigan but you said no cardigan

3:47:033:47:10

allowed! I do not care, I'm getting

it.

3:47:103:47:14

Well fashion tips from me, that

would be a short book. You just go

3:47:143:47:21

with it, you will be

3:47:213:47:22

would be a short book. You just go

with it, you will be needing a few

3:47:223:47:22

layers.

We will have to wait for the really

3:47:223:47:26

cold air until next week. Our

Weather Watchers have been outdone

3:47:263:47:31

about gathering the scene. We have

high pressure pulling in that cold

3:47:313:47:37

air down from Siberia, through

northern Europe and eventually over

3:47:373:47:41

to the British Isles. But this

weekend it is quite a benign

3:47:413:47:44

feature. Keeping the Atlantic

weather fronts at bay. And a lot of

3:47:443:47:51

fine weather around. Not quite

wall-to-wall sunshine but a lot of

3:47:513:47:55

decent sunny weather out there.

Around four, 6 degrees out there. So

3:47:553:48:02

whatever your plans may focus

around, perhaps a couple of six

3:48:023:48:07

Nations fixtures this afternoon,

looking quite pleasant. Certainly

3:48:073:48:15

the weather not getting away but

overnight underneath relatively

3:48:153:48:19

clear

3:48:193:48:24

clear skies you can see what a

difference that makes. -4 in

3:48:253:48:28

Norwich.

3:48:283:48:33

Norwich. And again a decent sunny

day, the cloud on the eastern

3:48:343:48:38

shores. Not too much in the way of a

breeze but just beginning to see

3:48:383:48:43

temperatures tumbling.

3:48:433:48:49

temperatures tumbling. The change is

coming as early as Monday where we

3:48:493:48:51

begin to see the wind picking up and

wintry showers flowing. Look at

3:48:513:48:58

those temperatures and adding in the

wind factor, feeling like -6, minus

3:48:583:49:09

seven. That is how cold it is going

to feel. And really ramping up

3:49:093:49:14

Monday night into Tuesday,

Wednesday. Do keep up-to-date with

3:49:143:49:17

the four test if you have travel

plans. Because by that stage some

3:49:173:49:22

areas will be looking at significant

amounts of snow. Back to you.

3:49:223:49:29

areas will be looking at significant

amounts of snow. Back to you.

3:49:293:49:32

We are ready for you! We decided to

prep early. Early for next week. I'm

3:49:323:49:45

feeling overdressed for what! You

better have this forecast right!

3:49:453:49:53

Thank you very much indeed.

3:49:563:50:00

It's the time of year when Snowdrops

3:50:003:50:03

are appearing in our gardens,

a welcome sign that, believe it

3:50:033:50:04

or not, spring is on its way.

3:50:043:50:09

But did you know that

the current world record

3:50:093:50:11

for the sale of a snowdrop

bulb is £1400?

3:50:113:50:19

Breakfast's Graham Satchell has been

to meet a couple of experts to find

3:50:233:50:26

out if you could have a goldmine

in your garden....and he stumbled

3:50:263:50:29

upon a new obsession.

3:50:293:50:32

They are a cheery little flower,

something which sort of helps remind

3:50:323:50:35

you that spring is just

round the corner.

3:50:353:50:41

Michael Myers suffers

from a little-known condition.

3:50:413:50:43

Galanthamania.

3:50:433:50:45

It has quite particular symptoms.

3:50:453:50:48

I often refer to a thing called

dirty knees syndrome.

3:50:483:50:51

And that involves people getting

down on their knees and looking

3:50:513:50:53

at the minute details of snowdrops.

3:50:533:51:00

Galanthamania derives from tulip

mania, which took place

3:51:003:51:02

in Holland in the 1630s.

3:51:023:51:03

Where tulips would exchange

prices for the equivalent

3:51:033:51:05

of the price of a house,

maybe even more.

3:51:053:51:08

And thankfully at the moment

Galanthamania has not

3:51:083:51:09

quite got that silly.

3:51:093:51:17

Franklin Gardens, a National

trust property in Perth.

3:51:173:51:19

Head gardener Jim Jermyn

is a fellow sufferer.

3:51:193:51:22

A true Galanthaphile.

3:51:223:51:25

Once you have started down the road

of collecting snowdrops,

3:51:253:51:27

it becomes totally infectious.

3:51:273:51:31

It becomes must have.

3:51:313:51:33

You just desire to have something

better and better each time.

3:51:333:51:39

What am I looking out for?

3:51:393:51:41

Something that stands

out in the crowd.

3:51:413:51:42

So you have hundreds of snowdrops

that look very similar and then

3:51:423:51:47

suddenly your eye can pick out one

with a broad leaf or larger flower.

3:51:473:51:51

Good markings.

3:51:513:51:52

It is all about the markings.

3:51:523:51:54

If you find something more

different, and you are excited

3:51:543:51:57

about it, you need to seek out

the owner of the land and ask

3:51:573:52:00

if you might be able to collect

a small part of the bulb

3:52:003:52:03

from the clump.

3:52:033:52:09

Snowdrops are a magical burst

of life in the depths of winter.

3:52:093:52:12

And very common.

3:52:123:52:14

Surprising then that there might be

a gold mine on your doorstep.

3:52:143:52:19

You may be lucky enough to find

a new variety in your own garden.

3:52:193:52:22

The current world record

for a single snowdrop

3:52:223:52:24

is just under £1400.

3:52:243:52:27

And I would not be surprised

to see a new snowdrop go

3:52:273:52:30

for £2000 in the near future.

3:52:303:52:37

So get your knees muddy,

look out for unusual green

3:52:373:52:39

and yellow markings.

3:52:393:52:41

There will definitely be

a Galanthaphile or two

3:52:413:52:43

who will want to know.

3:52:433:52:51

I had my aunt staying with me this

week and she asked today but -- to

3:52:563:53:07

dig up some snowdrops, I did not

realise that they were a gold mine!

3:53:073:53:14

Sometimes you see something and you

want to post something on social

3:53:153:53:19

media. Do you go Facebook, Snapchat,

so many different options.

3:53:193:53:25

In just one damning tweet this

week, reality TV star

3:53:253:53:28

Kylie Jenner wiped a billion pounds

off the value of Snapchat,

3:53:283:53:30

saying she no longer used

the image sharing service.

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Snapchat has recently undergone

a redesign and it's facing

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intense competition from Instagram -

which is owned by Facebook -

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for celebrity users.

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So what does this say

about the popularity of social media

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and the way we use it?

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It's a question we've been putting

to some college students.

3:53:523:54:00

Snapchat is just for messaging

friends. Instagram is for keeping up

3:54:003:54:08

with people, watching feed and

everything. Making sure I'm up to

3:54:083:54:11

date with everything.

I feel

Facebook is the first one that

3:54:113:54:17

exploded and everyone used it at one

point. So your grandma and your

3:54:173:54:21

cousins.

I was on it for a month and

then just gave up convicted. Because

3:54:213:54:28

my mum wanted to add me so I was

like, maybe not.

This is a picture

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of and if it just explains just what

you want to say, whereas with words

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you do not always get it right.

I do

not like the new update on Snapchat,

3:54:413:54:47

it is so bad. You do not know where

to find certain things.

It is not so

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fluent to use any more.

I do not

like the new update, it is

3:54:563:55:01

confusing. I stopped using Snapchat

ages ago.

It is just complicated, I

3:55:013:55:06

do not like it.

For me it is not a

popularity thing, it is more what is

3:55:063:55:14

easier for me to use.

Just to show

my friends cool pictures, I'm not

3:55:143:55:21

really bothered if they like it or

not. I suppose it is trying to

3:55:213:55:25

please your friends.

It is changing

all the time.

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Let's discuss this with social media

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strategist Jemima Gibbons,

and entertainment

3:55:303:55:31

reporter Lucy Ford.

3:55:313:55:34

Good morning. I'm reminded of a

judge who once asked who are the

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Beatles.

But what is Snapchat?

Snapchat is an app you can use on

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your phone to share video, messages,

you can put up funny photos.

Like

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those ones with the rabbit ears.

Exactly, they have a load of

3:55:553:56:00

filters, it is good fun to use and

really popular with teenagers.

3:56:003:56:04

Snapchat lost a lot of value just

with one tweet from Kylie Jenner but

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as a company they have in fact never

been in profit. Why is that, part of

3:56:093:56:14

this is they are trying to monetise

it more effectively and that is why

3:56:143:56:19

they did that redesign.

I think

social media companies are trying

3:56:193:56:27

hard to figure out how to monetise

things and it does not always work.

3:56:273:56:31

Almost it is playing catch up trying

to monetise videos where they have

3:56:313:56:36

not done it before. Maybe seeing

value in it where they did not

3:56:363:56:39

before.

And copycats as well, taking

the best bit years from each other.

3:56:393:56:47

-- best idea. But if there room for

all these different apps?

Well it is

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like a full-time job just keeping up

all your profile. And increasingly

3:56:553:57:00

we just live in a world where a lot

of teenagers and even professional

3:57:003:57:04

people are online the whole time.

That is just the reality of the

3:57:043:57:09

world now.

You need to learn to

manage it.

The changing nature of

3:57:093:57:14

celebrity is interesting. For my

children you Tube stardom would be

3:57:143:57:20

the gold standard of celebrity

rather than film or music.

3:57:203:57:24

Definitely, some of the people who

are most famous to teenagers

3:57:243:57:27

probably would not be household

names. Logan Paul came through

3:57:273:57:32

recently because of the controversy

but he has been one of the biggest

3:57:323:57:36

you Tube stars of all time. And then

also 1015 years ago, traditional

3:57:363:57:43

celebrities like actors, they could

make a couple of bad films and their

3:57:433:57:47

career would be over. But now if

they have a good social media

3:57:473:57:52

presence they can stay relevant.

And

Kylie Jenner criticising Snapchat

3:57:523:57:56

was critical because she owes a lot

of her celebrity to her Snapchat

3:57:563:58:01

profile.

It is a kind of symbiotic

relationship, they both need each

3:58:013:58:05

other. And after that tweet she

immediately said, I love you,

3:58:053:58:10

Snapchat.

Do not abandon me yet! I

wonder if someone got in touch. Is

3:58:103:58:17

there a point at which we would

reach peak usage estimates we know

3:58:173:58:24

that people are beginning to

digitally detox a little bit.

I

3:58:243:58:31

think people now I say I just need

to have a week away from iPhone,

3:58:313:58:34

that would be people my age and your

age.

I think young people do it as

3:58:343:58:40

well. There is more awareness.

Recently there was a piece about

3:58:403:58:47

mental health and people said they

just had to go away from Snapchat

3:58:473:58:53

because of the attention.

Thank you

so much for talking about that and

3:58:533:58:57

explaining. That is all from us.

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