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we are back with the late news at ten o'clock.
Now on BBC one, it's time for the news where you are.
Good evening, I'm Claudia-Liza Armah.
One of the capital's top Universities is reviewing
its procedures for tackling anti-semitism, after a spike
in reported incidents involving students across
SOAS - The School of Oriental and African Studies -
is currently investigating claims two of ITS students were targeted
When does a healthy campus debate turn into something more serious?
At University College London they are wrestling with this issue
as the contentious Israel apartheid week draws to a close,
here and at dozens of academic institutions.
We expect them to have robust policy and procedures in place
to comply with the law, to investigate and swiftly address
hate crime, including any anti-Semitic incidents
Back in October, things got really out of hand here.
The university's Friends of Israel group organised a talk
from a former Israeli soldier, but didn't follow
The university rejected their application, but changed their mind
at the last moment on appeal, causing Palestinian supporters
to accuse the University of double standards,
Things got very heated, the police were called,
but there were no arrests and no reports of serious violence.
However, UCL's official report into the event found that:
Anti-Semitism has been in the spotlight amid a reported 30%
year on year increase in incidents nationally,
and a doubling of incidents involving students or academics.
This woman said she and her friend were targeted
Two guys came to us and they tried to do something to my friend's
phone, so I like stepped in the middle, between them,
and the same guy, he went round me, he took my flag, my Israeli flag
I wasn't provoking, it was inside my bag,
and he just like, took it out, and my friend was "How dare you take
They started to, like, there was almost violence,
they started to walk into each other.
One of the things I have agreed with the Union of Jewish Students
but also with our SOAS society, is that we will review our
procedures, but also do a lot more signposting,
so that people who feel that there is a concern
Five men have been arrested on suspicion of murder
after the death of a man from stab wounds near Chelmsford.
Officers were called to a property at
Rettendon Common just before midnight last night and found
a 19-year-old man suffering from stab wounds.
This is one-year-old Sophia Elia-Schenka.
To look at she's like any other toddler, but she has a rare
And where life expectancy in most cases is just two years.
Her parents, from Loughton, are now desperately trying to raise
money for her treatment and boost public awareness
of the condition, so other families won't have to face
Like most 18 month olds, Sofia loves to play with her toys
and read her books, but for her these things aren't
easy, because she has spinal muscular atrophy type one,
So her muscles don't get messages from the motor neurons,
so they don't know to work and therefore they waste away.
Though few people will have heard of the condition,
it is the most common inherited cause of death in infants.
And in 95% of case, life expectancy is under two years old.
Yet despite its severity, Sofia's parents Victoria and Gee
have struggled to access the treatment and
We went and we started talking to the NHS about getting it
At that time she was already close to one-and-a-half.
Victoria and Gee told us that the NHS said they weren't
eligible for a wheelchair because they live up a very
narrow flight of stairs, and there is nowhere
here on the ground floor for an electric wheelchair
It's the most difficult thing to have to watch
your child struggling with the simplest of tasks.
She can't turn a page of a book, she can't pick up
We contacted their local NHS, who said they do offer a range
of services for children with life limiting conditions,
and Epping Forest Council claimed they are trying to help,
in spite of a shortage of social housing.
Now a look at the weather with Lucy Martin.
A fairly cloudy and damp end to the weekend, but as we move
into the working week, we are going to return
to something that bit brighter, some sunshine on the way.
So if we put the detail on to the map then, that band
of rain finally clearing as we move through this evening and overnight.
Some clearer spells into the early hours, overnight lows
of between three and seven degrees Celsius.
So a chilly start to the day tomorrow, some cloud round first
thing, but brightening up as we move through the morning.
Mmaximum temperature 16 degrees Celsius, so feeling
We are staying mild as we move through the first part of the week,
but it will turn increasingly cloudy.
Hello, the weather was hit-and-miss today across the UK, bit of
sunshine, a few spots of rain, the skies are clearing now, particularly
in western area, and unlike the last few nights, this coming night, it is
going to turn chilly, there is a touch of frost on the way, these are
clouds from today. Some of it rain bearing, this gap in the weather,
that is going to be over the UK, during the course of the night so
hence the temperatures will dip away.