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firepower in military exercises That is all from the BBC

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Cambridge to announce a ?200 million investment. The Northamptonshire

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prison in the United States while prison in the United States while

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they await trial on fraud charges. Later in the programme, can seems

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beat Harlequins to reach thd challenge cup final? `` Saints.

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And the Magic Flute crafted from the carnage of the First World War.

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First tonight the multi million pound investment in polar rdsearch .

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Today the Chancellor was in Cambridge to announce 200

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million pounds for a new re`search vessel, to be

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managed by the British Antartic Survey, based here in Cambrhdge

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The investment has been welcomed by scientists who say the monex is a

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A polar flagship, the most `dvanced on the planet. A floating l`b for 60

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scientists. Many of those from here, the British Antarctic survex in

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Cambridge. To understand how the regions are changing, what ht means

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for the club as a whole, we need to go there and get data. This new

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investment, this ship that will be built for the survey, it will be a

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major advantage. The ?200 mhllion to pay for it is provided by the

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government. George Osborne came to Cambridge to announce ?7 billion for

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British science. First, we're backing Britain's scientific

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clusters, like Cambridge, bdcause you are showing how much Brhtain can

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achieve when we turn scienthfic ingenuity to commercial success You

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have built a cluster of innovation that has been phenomenally

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productive. Your work has rdsulted in some of our most important

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scientific and commercial stccesses. The venue, the world`famous

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laboratory of molecular biology In the 50s, the scientists discovered

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the structure of DNA. Since then, campus discoveries in its l`bs. More

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money, vital for uncovering more. The first thing we have to do is

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make sure that the facilitids in this country are the best in the

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world, that we attract the best people. Scientists are attr`cted by

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the quality of the equipment they can get their hands on. The

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Chancellor said today that lore British science should be converted

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into British business. The science and technology cluster in this city

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employs around 57,000 peopld, and generates around ?30 billion a year.

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Some people say that the government should be spending more on science.

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Under Labour, the spending on science doubled but under the

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Conservatives, by the end of this Parliament it will have fallen by

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15%. Labour had a 10`year ftnding plan for science, but what has

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happened with this government is that funding has been initi`lly

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slashed and now the Chancellor has turned up with some cash just before

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an election. That is no way to do it. Science and research from this

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region already reaches the far corners of the Globe and now a

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promise to keep British scidnce on the cutting edge.

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After a long battle a coupld from Northamptonshire are about to be

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extradited to prison in America Paul and Sandra Dunham are `ccused

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of fraud while running a manufacturing company in Maryland.

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They moved to the US in 2000, but in 2009 Paul Dunham resigned from the

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firm and moved back to Brit`in. But the following year a civil judgement

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was placed against the couple, leading to criminal proceedhngs in

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2012. Now after several failed appeals, this week the European

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Court of Human Rights has ddcided not to intervene in their c`se.

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Louise Hubball has just sent this report from Northampton.

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The couple only found out that the final bid to avoid extradithon had

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failed this evening. Sandra is too upset to talk to us but Paul is with

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me. What was your reaction when you heard the news? Complete shock.

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Frustration, anger, discussdd at the British government allowing this to

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happen. You have always denhed the charges against you and you have

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always said you would be happy to go back to America to face tri`l but

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what horrifies you is the f`ct that you will be in prison, separated

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from your wife. This is the part that we are concerned about. We

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being sent back and held in prison before trial? The prison we will be

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sent back and placed in is ` prison designed for murderers, raphsts and

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drug dealers. That is their majority of the people. We will not have our

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own cells so we will be expdcted to share a cell with up to six other

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people. The thought of the separation from my wife, and heard

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in particular having to spend her time with people who have bden

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convicted of those crimes, ht is just horrifying for me. Could the

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government have done more to help? Certainly. They have made special

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arrangements in the past for high`profile characters. But I am in

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just Mr average and it is e`sier for the government is to slip this under

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the radar. `` I am just. We hope that people will speak out `nd

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insist that they take action. And you now know that you will be

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extradited but do you know when you might we know was the exhibhtion

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will take place at some point during the next 28 days. Thank you for

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talking to me. A father from Luton has been

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charged with killing his nine`week`old daughter. 32`xear`old

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Adam Stokes, from the Runfold area has been charged with the

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manslaughter of Scarlett Stokes`Craig, who died of hdad

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injuries in January last ye`r. Scarlett was admitted to thd Luton

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and Dunstable Hospital but was transferred to Great Ormond Street

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in London, where she died. He'll appear before Luton magistr`tes next

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month. Currently in Britain around two

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million people have cancer and every month the Lister hospital

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in Stevenage treats more th`n thirteen hundred patients, often in

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cramped and overcrowded conditions. But soon a new multi million pound

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centre will open, which has been partly funded

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by the Macmillan Cancer charity Emma Baugh has been given an

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exclusive tour of the new cdntre. It's here that up to 500 people a

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month, for their chemotherapy. Nurses have to prepare and

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administer the treatments in the same space. And is not enough room

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for everyone to have family here to support them. This is the m`in

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treatment room that they have now. There are ten units where pdople can

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have chemotherapy but it is all in one room. As you can see, it is

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quite cramped. Tracey comes here every three weeks to be tre`ted for

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breast cancer. But the unit is small. And it struggles to cope with

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the ever`increasing numbers using it. Tracey will be glad to see the

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back of the cramped conditions. When you sit down, a few minutes later

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you are asked to move and then someone else sits in the se`t and

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they do not realise. It is puite frustrating. It can be quitd

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upsetting because you are w`iting to have treatment. It is quite

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stressful, worrying about that. Also struggling to cope, MacMill`n

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workers in the on`site support centre. The new unit will mdan that

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they can recruit more volunteers with more space to do their vital

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work. At the moment, we livd in such a constrained environment that we

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have one people in `` if we have one person in, we are busy. In the new

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centre, we will have more pdople and volunteers. The volunteers `re a big

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issue because they do all the filtering that we can then take on

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to support people psychologhcally. The new centre will mean th`t they

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will more than double the alount of room and treat almost twice as many

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patients. Having all of the space and all of the modern facilhties

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will make a huge difference, as well as all of the additional crdature

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comforts, having a garden, having patient Wi`Fi, having lots of quiet

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rooms where you can go to sht and have time on your own. The number of

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people diagnosed with cancer is set to double by 2030. This centre will

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start taking patients in thd next six weeks.

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Part of the new A11 Elveden bypass in Suffolk should open on Monday

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Only one lane will be open in each direction and there will be

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The new road should be fullx open between Thetford and Mildenhall

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The Spanish owners of London Luton airport say they expect to get

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the go`ahead for multi`million pound exp`nsion

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Currently just under ten million passengers use the airport,

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but the new plans would increase that number to 18 million.

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The scheme involves a larger terminal

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If the government gives the go ahead.

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The Spanish company behind the plans says work could

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The applications came from 120 people in Waveney and 27 in Suffolk

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Coastal. It Still, wonderful story behind this

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fleet. 100 years after it w`s created in the most unlikelx of

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places. UKIP launched their campaign before Easter week, the othdr

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parties had been queueing up to criticise them. Of course, the

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European elections are on the 2 nd of May and most of this reghon is in

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the eastern constituency whhch has seven seats up for grabs. L`st time

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UKIP 12 but then one of thehr MEPs defected to the Tories. We will hear

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from the other one in a momdnt but first, this from our political

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editor. It has been a week of campaign launches for the Etropean

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elections and there is one party that is on everyone's lips. UKIP.

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A vote for UKIP is a vote for the status quo. It is a vote for a

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grumpy reaction to the EU whthout actually being serious about it

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There will be very few people debating putting green or UKIP. UKIP

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is a problem for the right wing UKIP has been holding meetings

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across the region and is confident on improving on last time. Hn 2 04,

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they got 20%. In 2009, the vote share was virtually unchangdd.

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Labour is suffered them... Or UKIP want is headlines. They do know

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constituency work. Most of them in the European Parliament are not

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affecting the decisions that are taken. Lib Dem politicians `re after

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the 30% of voters who want to stay in the EU. For too long, thd

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isolationists have got away with peddling myths and fears and

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falsehoods. Although UKIP one two seats last time around, one of their

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MEPs defected. This year's candidates hope to remedy that.

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Richard Howitt says they do no work in the constituency or the

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Parliament? Is talking nonsdnse My voting record is 91% and his is less

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than 80%. I am on three comlittees, and some of them overlap will stop I

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always give our T2 agriculttre. I am in added tender. Only 22 of the MEPs

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turn up regularly and only dight of them know anything about farming. As

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far as the constituency goes, and if my business to visit a small

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business that writes to me `bout problems with EU legislation. I ll

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go and see them on an industrial estate and really try to find out

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what is going on and, if I can, make a speech. Some claim that if we pull

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out of Europe, it will be a barrier to trade. That is nonsense. Those

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people said that they would go under if we did not join the euro. But we

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did not and we did not. We `re progressing very well. You do not

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have to be on political union with anybody to trade with them. If we

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left of the European Union... If those companies decided that they

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could not do business with Durope from here, it would be a lot of

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jobs. I'd heartily disagree with what they say. We would havd a more

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flexible labour market here will stop ``. We would not have the

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problems. There is no reason why these countries should not thrive in

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Britain outside of the European Union. No reason at all. In the

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past, we have not had the bdst candidate. What do you say to people

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who say that your party is perhaps not ready? It is a difficult balance

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to strike, because people... We were keen to get candidates for the

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council elections and our mdmbership swelled so we did not know who was

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joining us but we wanted people to stand stop you rightly say that yes,

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one or two turned out to be unsatisfactory. The result will have

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done is made other more competent individuals feel that they want to

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be a counsellor and they fedl that they have a good chance it stand for

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UKIP. That is the way the world goes round. I accept that there were some

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disappointments but we have had some pleasant surprises. We have to leave

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it there, Mr Agnew. In sports, and on for a number of

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our football teams battling for promotion or to avoid releg`tion.

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And in rugby, Northampton S`ints could get into their second final of

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the season if they can beat harlequins tonight. James Btrridge

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has just sent this. There are notable landmarks in a

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sporting season, particularly at this time of year. Northampton

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Saints could be one of them. But it is a massive sporting weekend. We

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have the World Championships at the Crucible, but if you are a football

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fan, his next two weekends `re key. Particularly if you are one of the

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two teams facing a relegation battle. We have been catching up

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with this big fan, finding out what it takes to win big.

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Barry not only knows how to read the table, he knows every trick shot in

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the book. He has been in thd game for 20 years. But for the C`naries

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to escape relegation, something special will have two happen in the

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next three games. They are sixth or seventh in the league, so I think

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that gives them a really good chance to pick up some points. Thex should

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be very encouraged by their performance. For Norwich, the Reds

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stand in their path. But Unhted have not been subclinical this sdason and

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now headed Moyes has lost hhs job. The Canaries hope they can break

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their unbeaten run at Old Trafford. We're playing a good team whth good

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players who have probably not done as well as they would have liked to

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have done. But again, we have to focus on what we are doing. If we go

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there with a game plan, I fdel that we can cause a problem. As for the

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championship, Ipswich Town `t the chance of a play`off. If we play as

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well as we have done in the last two games, we could go to Burnldy and

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win. If we drop our standards, no matter what they have been doing, we

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will have a tough afternoon. A win for Peterborough would secure a

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play`off spot in league one. MK Dons take the trip to Rotherham. But at

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the foot, Colchester have work to do at Brentford. Win, and they could

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save themselves from relegation dreaded drop. There are still highs

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and lows to play for. A win at Fleetwood would secure their spot.

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Perfect conditions tonight. One of the coaches has popped out. The form

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has been pretty patchy. How is formed. I'm considering on the

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positives. In terms of lookhng forward, that is what we want to do.

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We want to build momentum. Coaches talk about detail, but it sdems like

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a foreign sign. We look at the videos. We are encouraging the

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players to do that. When pl`yers get onto the training pitch,

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players to do that. When pl`yers get them to take it into the gale. How

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difficult is it to compete on so many fronts? I think as a coaching

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staff, every game we play wd want to win. Everything. Every game. We want

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to win. Good luck tonight. We're going to finish by congratulating

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Greg Rutherford, the long jtmper from Milton Keynes. Not onlx is he

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the Olympic Champion, he's now the British record holder, jumphng .51

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metres in San Diego last night. Perfect preparation for the

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Commonwealth Games later thhs year. Finally tonight, how a thing of

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beauty was crafted amid the carnage of the First World War. It's a

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flute, thought to have been made by a soldier in the trenches using

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materials he found around hhm. The flute belongs to Andrew Fairley who

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lives in Felixstowe. He bought it from an antiques shop in 1963. On

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Sunday it will be centre st`ge at a special concert in Woodbridge.

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So I'm intrigued to find out, what's in the box? Well it's quite a unique

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musical instrument... Andrew Fairley is a gifted musician but evdn he

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struggled to master this agd`old relic. If you look carefullx you can

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see the tone hole. There's part of the bullet casing. This herd is made

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of cardboard. And Wool's Tobacco Paper, you can see there. It's

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obviously been glued togethdr. Who knows, maybe even horse glud. Then

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it's been sealed with boot polish. Andrew can't remember how mtch he

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paid for it. He has no idea what it's worth now. But the Impdrial War

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Museum says it's unlike anything it's ever seen. It's quirky to look

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at, and also to play! Considering what it's made of, it's incredible

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you can play anything at all. I ll play a tune if you like! Maxbe a

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little bit suspect here and there but I'll do my best!

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Brilliant! On Sunday, in Woodbridge, Andrew and a 28 strong commtnity

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string orchestra are giving a concert. In the programme is this

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piece, composed in the trenches in 1914.

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also get to savour the sound of that quirky trench flute. Here wd go

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Sometimes it is very emotional. You wonder under what circumstances it

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was played. Would you ever part with it? No. Too precious? Absolttely.

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Fascinating story. And therd are many more like that one frol this

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region on our website. Time now for the weather. It has not

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really been the biggest day of weather. Some longer showers

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tomorrow. But also some sunny spells. Today has been 37. `` been

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pretty grim. We have had misty and foggy conditions. It is still quite

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misty out the other. `` out there. The potential is there for some more

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freedom through this evening. `` more rain. It will be misty but as

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the wind picks up. To move `way Not a particularly cold night. Seven or

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six Celsius. The rain as title with the scale of more pressure. `` is

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tied up with tihis area of low pressure. By the middle of the date

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is looking later. There will be a model, south easterly wind. ``

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mdoerate. These channels look like they could be even more widdspread.

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`` moderate. Double pleasurd thanks to move away and we start to see an

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improvement. Shovels will bd allowed but they will be lighter. `` Showers

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will be around. Thank you. That visit. `` That is it. Goodbxe.

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at the European elections on May the 22nd.

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even though that would wreck the recovery and destroy jobs.

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The Conservatives are now openly flirting with exit.

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they just don't have the courage of their convictions on this.

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They wouldn't lift a finger to help keep Britain in the EU

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So, I'm asking you to vote for the Liberal Democrats, the party of in.

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In for the sake of British prosperity and jobs

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I'm in because we set the global standards

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95% of everything we use, we eat, we heat ourselves in,

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