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to come forward to help with the

investigation.

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Coming up on BBC London News:

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The NHS doctor who's free

to practice again after being

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cleared of gross negligence.

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The surgeon gives his reaction.

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I think it's been unjust

that we've been put

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through all of this,

but, naturally, we are delighted

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that we've come through this,

with the help of my family

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and our friends.

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Also tonight...

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After another burst main causes

chaos, the Mayor criticises

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Thames Water for a lack

of long term planning.

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Plus the women who run London.

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Tonight, we hear from the fire

brigade's first female

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Commissioner and ask,

does she feel like a role model?

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I do absolutely feel like a role

model, and when I see groups

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of young girls like these amazing

girls here, it just makes me feel

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proud that I can show them

there is a way forward.

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They don't have to do traditional

jobs, they can challenge themselves

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and they can be firefighters.

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His name is Michael Caine.

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And next week he celebrates his 85th

birthday with a documentary -

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his take on the Swinging 60s.

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Good evening, and a very warm

welcome to the programme.

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Over a 30 year career,

Dr David Sellu established himself

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as one of London's top surgeons.

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That was until a patient died

in his care, he was convicted

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of manslaughter and sent to jail.

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Dr Sellu and his wife then began

a long battle to clear his name.

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Eventually they managed

to have his conviction overturned -

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but even then, still had to fight

the medical establishment

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to allow him to return to practice.

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A tribunal has now

FINALLY vindicated him.

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He's been telling our political

editor, Tim Donovan, how that feels.

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His professional reputation restored

and his name cleared the relief

is,

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evident. This has been eight very

difficult year, eight years in which

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we have been through many, many

investigations, inquests, a criminal

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trial and now a trial in a

regulatory setting, we have been so

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traumatised by this case, that I

think it's been unjust we have been

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put through all of this.

It has been

horrendous, our life has been put on

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hold all those years. And we've all

suffered. Our children, people close

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to us.

James Hughes is sorely missed by his

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sip six children and five

grandchildren. He ran a building

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firm in west London before retiring

to Northern Ireland.

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He was 66 and active, but with

problems with his knee. To put that

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right he went for a routine op at

the private Clementine Churchill

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hospital in harrow, that appeared to

go fine but then he got severe some

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Macpains and Dr Sellu was called in.

He operated on Mr Hughes for a

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perforated bowel. He died a

day-and-a-half later. Though he had

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been is cleared of manslaughter the

general meed council pursued

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disciplinary proceedings. He was

accused of failing to perform urgent

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surgery but was cleared. The

tribunal heard there was no

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anaesthetists and the only one was

delayed. It heard that Jame Hughes

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hadn't shown signs of of

deterioration.

We all make mistakes

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in all walks of life, unfortunately

us doctor, one difficulty that the

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public need to recognise is that our

mistakes o if they are mistakes

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sometimes cause harm or loss of

life. That said, I do not think I

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made any mistakes in my approach to

the management of this patient and

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therefore I do not believe that this

was a case that should have come as

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far as it did.

Dr Sellu 's case is

timely because how the General

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Medical Council deals with

malpractice cases is the subject of

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a government review.

It does make

one question the British justice

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system, he really didn't deserve

what they did to him. He went to

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prison for it. What does that

achieve? Nothing.

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After 30 years of previously

blemishless service he is free to

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resume practise but what he does and

where is yet to decide. It won't get

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back the lost years of being

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ostracised and accused.

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Coming up later in the programme....

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We look at claims the Royal Wedding

is bringing more homeless people

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to windsor as they seek out tourists

who'll give them cash.

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After days of no water in south

London, today a burst pipe flooded

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the streets in Tooting,

forcing some businesses to close.

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It's prompted the local MP to call

for new legislation to give

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the water regulator more powers.

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Thames Water says the incident had

nothing to do with the recent

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problems across London.

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But the mayor has accused

the company of "decades

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of under-investment",

and has demanded answers.

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As Marc Ashdown reports.

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Tooting Broadway underwater.

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The early hours of this morning,

the road resembles a river.

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The latest burst water pipe to bring

chaos to south London.

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It left commuters with a precarious

journey to work and many

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businesses closed, and trying,

some more successfully than others,

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to deal with flooded shops.

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Never seen anything like it before,

to actually come into the shops.

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Just yards from the burst pipe,

staff at this charity shop said

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there was waist high water gushing

past, but miraculously

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the doors was held firm.

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We thought that everything would be

flooded, but luckily someone

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was looking after us,

and, yeah, back to business.

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You're going to carry

on, you are open?

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Yeah, of course.

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We don't let nothing stop us!

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Thames Water said this incident

is unrelated to the recent

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disruption caused by pipes cracking

in the severe weather.

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This 30 inch pipe is one

of the oldest in London,

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dating back to the 1830s.

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Thames say they had a team on site

here within 15 minutes to shut off

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this pipe and reduce the flow,

and as you can see, pretty much now

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it has receded altogether.

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Their team has been here all day,

assisting businesses and residents

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who they admit will have suffered

some disruption to their water

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supply, and for that

they've apologised, which,

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as people round here know,

they've got used to doing recently.

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The local MP says "sorry"

isn't good enough.

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She's calling for tough action.

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I think fundamentally the time has

come to legislate for this.

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We need to make sure that

Ofwat have the powers

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that they need in order

to make sure that things

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up regulated properly.

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Look, they said they

couldn't see this coming.

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It's a 200-year-old pipe.

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It was always going to be coming.

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This is happening all across London

and enough is enough.

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Local residents have been

without water for four

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days, some of them.

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Schools have been closed

and now local businesses

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are going to be suffering,

due to a loss of local revenue.

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It has been a difficult

few days the Thames.

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Thousands of people cut off

and accusations of a slow,

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poorly communicated response plan.

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And today, a huge stockpile

of water has sprung up to hand out

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with just a slow trickle

of residents still in need.

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How long have you been without?

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Erm, five days.

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Five days?!

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How many kids have you got,

have you got kids?

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Four.

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The Mayor of London has

written to Thames blaming

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decades of underinvestment

for the recent problems.

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Sadiq Khan wants pipe upgrade work

intensified and said Londoners need

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assurances things will be

markedly different when -

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not if - this happens again.

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Marc Ashdown, BBC London News.

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A Parliamentary inquiry has begun

hearing evidence today

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into the sale of fur,

after a BBC London investigation

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revealed how market stalls and shops

across the capital were found

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selling fake fur that

was actually real.

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Well Alex Bushill who covered

that story, was one

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of those giving evidence.

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So what did the inquiry hear?

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This inquiry was launched and we

were invited to give evidence after

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our investigation which secretly

recorded 17 shops and stalls across

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London. The vendors told us that the

fur trim on the coat or hat was

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synthetic fur, not real. Latest

tests revealed the reverse was true,

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it was animal fur, have a look.

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Now the vendors that used their

right to reply told us that the faux

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fur was provided by their suppliers

and they were reassured it was faux

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fur, so they acted in good faith.

Others are simply assumed that the

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price they sourced it at it had to

be fake fur, they were wrong, the

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Select Committee has been alarmed,

that I have launched this inquiry,

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they want to know how bad the

problem is, here is is a sample of

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some of the Ed they heard this

morning, including the evidence of

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an animal rights group.

It was true

across the board is retailers and

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traders are shocked that real fur

can be available so cheaply.

Yes, I

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can see the logic that you would

sort of, you decide well it is so

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cheap it can't possibly be real.

Real. I think my it has slipped

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through the net I think.

You need to

be able to make informed choices, it

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is the conner rights issue and it is

about whether people are being able

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to make informed choices.

Separately

Camden's market said it will ban the

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sale of fur.

A they have said no

more fur will be sold. On that

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point, they have reassured us there

will be daily inspections to ensure

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any fake fur will be that, will be

fake f it seems our investigation

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has had something of an effect.

Thank you for that.

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One area in London is appealing

for more private landlords to offer

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homes to Syrian refugees.

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Under a government scheme -

more than 500 Syrians

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have been resettled

across the capital since 2015.

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But councils say they're struggling

with the housing crisis

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while at the same time campaigners

are demanding even more

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refugees be taken in.

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Chris Rogers reports from Islington.

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These two women have formed the most

unlikely of close friendships.

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Yvette is a London landlady

and Layla is her tenant.

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A refugee from war-torn Syria.

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She was a miracle for me, angel.

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Comes to help us.

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The home changed our life

for 100%, to better.

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Leila, her husband and three

children are among ten

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Syrian refugee families

to settle in Islington.

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Under a government scheme London

councils are funded to pay the rent,

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and support parents into work,

and children into school.

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Although there is obviously a small

hit because you don't get market

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rent, we get secure rent,

it's regular, there's no

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gaps between tenancies,

and it's an amazing way

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of being able to offer

help to families that are just

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like ours, and have found themselves

in a difficult time in their lives.

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Islington Council says it is mindful

of the housing crisis,

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but there's the issue.

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They now need to appeal for more

compassionate private

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landlords to help refugees.

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We aren't able to give any council

housing to our Syrian

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resettlement scheme,

because frankly there isn't enough.

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We have 19,000 people

on the waiting list,

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so we just don't have any council

properties to offer,

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and that's why this partnership

with the private landlords

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is so important to us.

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But could the demand to house

Syrian refugees increase?

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10,000 have been given refuge

by the UK from a devastating war,

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with strong support

from London local authorities.

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The UN Refugee Agency UNHCR warn

the Government's quota of 20,000

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is simply not enough.

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The success of the scheme has

fuelled calls from campaigners

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and politicians for the Government

to do more, and take in perhaps

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another 10,000 refugees,

particularly children -

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and not just from Syria,

but other war-torn countries.

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The Home Office tell us it has no

planned to increase its quota.

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For now, Layla's family are among

the minority to escape war

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for a new start in London.

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Chris Rogers, BBC London News.

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Now to mark International

Women's Day on Thursday,

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this week we're getting an insight

into the some of women

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who run London.

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First up - Fire Commissioner Dany

Cotton, who talks macho image,

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Grenfell, and what she needs

to survive the long hours.

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I caught up with her

at Lee Green Fire Station

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in south east London,

where she was meeting teenage girls

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taking part in a week long

course with the brigade.

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Get yourself rigged

and ready for roll call.

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Dany, does it remind

you of your teenage self?

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Oh, definitely, just

looking at them doing this,

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the first time you put your fire

gear on, it's so exciting,

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but a bit scary too.

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That's it, well done.

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The beginning was tough, you know.

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I was one of about 30 women out

of 6000 firefighters.

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I think we were probably tested

more than the guys were,

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because there was some questions

around can women really do it?

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Are women still being put off

a career in the Fire Service

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because it's still seen

as a job for men?

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I think they are, and I think it's

really important that we role model

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women and that we talk

about the fact women

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can be firefighters.

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Most importantly,

we explain the role.

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I think people do still think it's

just about heroic macho stuff

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and you have to be six foot

tall and strong.

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Were there ever times in your career

that you either turned

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up at a fire station,

and perhaps they were

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expecting a man?

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Oh yeah, and continuously,

across a whole range of things,

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you know, because Dany is a sort

of a gender neutral name,

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any even now I get stuff written

to me that says Mr Danny Cotton,

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even as London Fire Commissioner.

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Two women running London's

major services, it's not

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that long ago that that

would have been unthinkable.

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Completely, and even now

sometimes people are quite

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surprised that it's happened,

and in the same year, which has just

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been a great coincidence,

but a really fantastic one,

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because it has just given us

the sort of support and shown,

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for me, young girls and young women

that there are fantastic career

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opportunities out there in non sort

of traditional roles.

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Your first year, of course,

the tragic events of Grenfell.

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Do you remember the moment

you got the call?

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Vividly, because I was at home.

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It was in the middle of the night.

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I remember thinking at the very

start, this is going to be something

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very different and it's going to be

something we've never

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experienced before.

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You've said you never get rid

of the guilt and responsibility.

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What did you mean?

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I was responsible for every single

firefighter on the fire ground that

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day, and it felt like the biggest

weight of responsibility

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I have ever had.

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I have never honestly experienced

that feeling of anxiety,

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responsibility and care.

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If you were looking at that

building, you couldn't help

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but look at that and just

have an overwhelming

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feeling of concern.

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How do you cope with the images

that you saw that night?

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I think a lot of it for me has been

about having counselling,

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and I've been really

honest about that.

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I don't think I could have

processed it on my own.

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I think it's a very difficult...

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For me, walking round the fire

ground, talking to my firefighters,

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having them physically break down

in front of me is something that

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I've never experienced before.

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Do you think admitting that

vulnerability is a touch

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from your leadership,

because you are a woman?

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Do you think that would have

happened under a male Commissioner?

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I'm not so sure it would have done.

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I can't judge what people

would have thought,

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because it was such a different

night, but I felt it's OK for me

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to be really honest about that.

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Do you expect to be

criticised in the inquiry?

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I think that if we are not

questioned about our actions

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and questioned about everything

we do, then the inquiry

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isn't doing its job.

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I think, inevitably,

there will be people who maybe don't

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understand what happened that night,

or the role of a firefighter,

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who might ask some

challenging questions.

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But, as I said, I think it's really

important we are just

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there to provide those answers,

to give honest information,

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so that people can decide

what really happened and,

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more importantly, to prevent

something like this

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ever happening again.

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Do you feel like a role model?

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I do absolutely feel

like a role model.

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And when I see groups of young girls

like these amazing girls here,

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it just makes me feel proud that

I can show them there

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is a way forward.

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They don't have to do

traditional jobs.

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They can challenge themselves.

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And tell us something that perhaps

people wouldn't expect

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about the Fire Commissioner,

or something that

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might surprise people.

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So, I have to eat regularly,

and that's not always good

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in this job, but I try

and have snacks everywhere.

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Do you get hangry?

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I'm a proper hangry person.

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People learn that quite

quickly with me, if I don't

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get my food regularly,

on time, and I drink way too

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much tea, and I really

like Earl Grey tea with milk,

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which people think

is weird, big yeah.

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So food and drinking regularly

are very important for me.

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She is not the only one! Formidable

and a sense of humour.

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And tomorrow we hear from

the Met Commissioner Cressida Dick -

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the first woman to lead Britain's

largest police force.

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Stay with us, still

to come before 7...

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A new exhibition celebrates the

cultural Revolution of the 1960s, by

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bringing together some of its most

famous faces. And, temperatures are

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set to climb as we head towards the

weekend, but that doesn't

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necessarily mean it will always be

sunny. All the details, later in the

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programme.

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Next...

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Few would have given Tottenham

a chance of getting this far

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in the Champions League.

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So it's a big night for fans,

as they're now on the brink

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of a place in the quarter-finals.

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But standing in their way

are Italian giants Juventus.

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For Tottenham to have either made it

this far is pretty special. They

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beat Real Madrid in their group and

Borussia Dortmund twice to top that

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group and then drew Juventus in the

last 16. They found themselves 2-0

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down after just nine minutes of that

first leg three weeks ago but

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battled back for an impressive 2-2

draw. Mauricio Pochettino's side

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have a marginal advantage tonight.

Because those two away goals they

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don't necessarily have to win, a

goalless draw 1-1 draw will be

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enough. Pochettino says his now feel

truly at home among your's elites.

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Of course, in Europe the people

start to respect more Tottenham,

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but of course we respect our

football, our philosophy.

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We try to develop good

football, the football

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that we love and that we feel.

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And, of course, yes,

we feel that we have the respect.

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It is not just those who have the

respect of your's finest, it's the

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ever improving form of Harry Kane.

He has scored nine goals in his

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first nine Champions League

appearances, the first player ever

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to do that. Tottenham fans are

hoping he can make it at least ten

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in ten tonight. But, of course,

spares will have to be wary against

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the truly talented Juventus team.

They've reached two the last three

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Champions League finals. If Spurs

managed to get through, it will

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truly count among their finest ever

results in European competition.

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It's been claimed more homeless

people have moved to Windsor ahead

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of the Royal Wedding,

despite a row over proposals

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to fine rough sleepers.

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The council were due to debate

the issue this evening -

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but it has now put those

plans on hold.

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Sarah Harris has the story.

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Sometimes when you have

nowhere to stay, this

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is what you have to do.

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Homelessness - it's hard to explain,

especially in one of the wealthiest

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parts of the country.

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But some residents in Windsor

believe the publicity around

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the forthcoming Royal wedding has

attracted more rough

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sleepers to the Royal town,

keen to make the most generous

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donations from tourists.

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If you give a man four walls

and a roof, he'll survive.

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Kenny Morris used to work

for the homeless charity Shelter

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and believes they should be moved

on for their own good.

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What they used to turn up with,

a sleeping bag and maybe a dog

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and then they'd move on.

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They're certainly not now.

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Now they've got, like as you can

see, little houses.

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Whether they're taking

advantage of it or not

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is not down for me to say,

but there is definitely

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a difference, certainly now

the wedding's coming.

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Last month in Edinburgh, the Royal

couple showed their support

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for a charity getting rough

sleepers back into work.

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Sunny is originally from Slough

but denies setting up

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by the cashpoint next to the castle

to benefit from tourists.

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It's not just Windsor,

it's all up and down the country

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people are homeless.

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It is only highlighted

here because of the wedding,

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but this is like a normal

problem in this country.

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It shouldn't be, we're one of

the richest countries in the world.

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Those working to support rough

sleepers say they can make more

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than £200 a day begging,

but Murphy, a former

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rough sleeper himself,

denies the publicity around

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the wedding is attracting

more people to the town.

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The only difference is,

where they've bedded down.

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Because people use to bed down

in parks, now people are bedding

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down on the high street

and the perception is that

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homelessness is on the increase.

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The local council got into hot water

when its leader made

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so-called insensitive tweets

about homeless people.

0:21:480:21:52

Now his deputy says plans to issue

fines have been put on hold.

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These people who are living

on the streets will die prematurely.

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And I'm not prepared,

as all the time I'm a counsellor,

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to allow that to happen

and I want to make sure

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that the help is in place.

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It's understood for security reasons

the police will move on rough

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sleepers on the wedding day itself,

but that won't solve

0:22:110:22:16

the long-term issue -

the most basic of cardboard homes

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next to a Royal fortress.

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Sarah Harris, BBC London News.

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Sir Michael Caine will be

celebrating his 85th

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Birthday next week.

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To mark the occasion

the London actor will release

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a new documentary -

his take on the swinging sixties.

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There's also a pop-up

exhibition which will open

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tomorrow in Carnaby Street.

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Emma North has been to take a look.

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Growing up in London in the 1950s

was predictable and dull. My

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generation demanded new beginnings.

It said every generation pushes back

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against the one that has just gone

before, but Michael Caine thinks

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there was something pretty special

about London in the 1960s.

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It was the first time the future was

shaped by young people.

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The film my generation is a

full-blown joyride through Michael

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Caine's youth growing up in London,

and to go with it, there's an

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exhibition showing a time of huge

style and quite a lot of making it

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up as he went along.

I didn't have a

clue what was going on, everything

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was for the first time. Everything

was exciting. Practically every day

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was a new experience. I didn't know

what the others were doing. Look at

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this wonderful picture up here.

Sandra worked for the likes of

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Vogue. Her best pictures came when

she got her models to dance.

They'd

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bring their music and sometimes I

would bring them -- played in

0:23:430:23:49

Strauss and sometimes chubby

checker, if I wanted them to twist.

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The show includes work by the likes

of Terry O'Neill, whose first job on

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a newspaper was photographing the

Beatles. The exhibition's to rate

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had to go through 40,000 pictures to

bring this collection together.

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Everything began to change. You

could be working class and you could

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be a hero, you could be a film star,

you could be anything. That, the way

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that revolution happened in the 60s

is still continuing now.

Some of the

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places which made their mark back

then are still big attractions, but

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half a century on, what can London

learn from the 1960s?

Give young

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kids a chance. They don't really

trust kids, do they? They give them

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a job but they don't really trust

them but they should trust them,

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because out of that comes

creativity.

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It was our time... The best time of

our lives.

My generation is out next

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week and the exhibition starts in

Carnaby Street tomorrow.

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He really is a legend! Time for the

weather and Ben Rich is here. I was

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going to say the weatherman but I'm

not sure unless you are in Michael

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Caine found.

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Maybe a big Michael Caine found. As

far as the weather goes, the story

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of Art where the movie in the next

few days is

0:25:100:25:12

of Art where the movie in the next

few days is a pretty mixed one. Ups

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and downs. The temperature is going

up but at times, the rain will be

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coming down. Not the best of starts

to the day for many. If you are out

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and about in central London this

morning it looked a bit like that

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over Tower Bridge. By this

afternoon, the day ended on a bright

0:25:250:25:28

note for many. You can see on our

radar picture, the rain we had first

0:25:280:25:33

thing took a while to clear away

from Essex and Kent but then things

0:25:330:25:37

were largely dry. One or two showers

passing from West to east. You would

0:25:370:25:42

have been fairly lucky to catch too

many of those. One or two showers

0:25:420:25:47

continuing tonight, some Chris Bell

is as well. After midnight, more

0:25:470:25:50

cloud spreading from the West,

strengthening breeze and some

0:25:500:25:54

outbreaks of rain if you're out and

about early tomorrow. It will not be

0:25:540:25:56

a cold start to the day. 2-5d.

Tomorrow, very wet weather first

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thing but it should clear away in

time for a shower I suspect an skies

0:26:040:26:07

brightened. Some sunshine, hints of

one or two showers passing in the

0:26:070:26:11

breeze but nothing too significant.

Many places will stay dry through

0:26:110:26:15

the afternoon. The breeze will be a

feature, you will notice it but

0:26:150:26:19

temperatures 8-10d. Compare it with

a weaker goats, a completely

0:26:190:26:23

different feel. Another mile day on

Friday. A bright start and then a

0:26:230:26:28

bit more cloud spreading from the

south. I suspect we will stay dry

0:26:280:26:33

right until the end of the day.

9-11d, the temperature is continuing

0:26:330:26:37

to lift. That is the theme that

takes it and we can but not before

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we have seen a bit of rain during

Friday night. This frontal system

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pushes North Woods but as we get

into the weekend, the weather driven

0:26:440:26:48

by this area of low pressure and

circulating around that, we will get

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into a southerly wind. That will

bring some really mild air in our

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direction. Remember what things were

like last week, and think of it in a

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very, very different way as we head

towards weekend. Look at that, 13,

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maybe 14 degrees. With that some

rain at times. Apps the mist and

0:27:090:27:12

fog. If you didn't like the cold

last week you'll probably like

0:27:120:27:14

what's coming up. Thank you.

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Tonight's main news headline:

The Metropolitan Police say

0:27:210:27:25

that they believe a nerve agent

was used to poison Sergei Skripal

0:27:250:27:28

and his daughter Yulia in Sailsbury.

0:27:280:27:31

A police officer who helped them

at the scene is now also

0:27:310:27:34

in a serious condition in hospital.

0:27:340:27:40

in a serious condition in hospital.

0:27:400:27:41

That was the latest update on that

story. I will be back with the

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latest at 10:30pm. From all of us

here, good

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