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Welcome to Midlands today. New wet and chilly day.

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Welcome to Midlands today. New governors tried but failed to get

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into run and Islamic faith school as parents protest. Speak ill of the

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education authority is coming down without the consent of the parents

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or consulting the parents. Also tonight, a month until the

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Commonwealth Games, the Queen's Baton arrives in Birmingham after

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travelling around the world. If we can inspire people, to take up

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sport, we have done our job. His quest is to be the man with

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perfect looks, but should we be paying for it?

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A cliff hanger between England and Sri Lanka at Edgbaston tomorrow.

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But will they get much play? Even though we're now in June

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and after a weekend with scenes like this,

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we just can't shake those showers. There will be some sunny spells this

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week, but it's looking rather wet too.

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I'll have all the details later. There's a standoff

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tonight at an Islamic faith school which has been accused

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of failing pupils. A team from Birmingham City Council

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arrived this afternoon to take over the school,

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but they were denied entry. This morning, parents protested

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in support of Al Hirjah school. It's reportedly at least ?400,000

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in the red. Ofsted inspectors found some

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teaching was There was also criticism that plans

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to improve were Giles Latcham has been

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following today's developments. Protesting parents at Al Hijrah

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in Bordesley Green, awaiting the arrival of new governors expected to

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take over the running of the school. This group told us they're

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not wanted or needed. The LEA and the education authority

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are coming in without the consent of the parents,

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without consulting the parents and trying to take over, which is

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a major concern for our children. The school is not a failing school,

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it is an outstanding school, It's an Islamic faith school

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which boasts exam results far But Ofsted have put it

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in special measures,criticising But Ofsted have put it

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in special measures, criticising If a new board's to come in, the

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current Chairman of Governors wants a three`week delay

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until exams are over. With the local authority,

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I hope they have come around the table and agreed a smoother

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and more professional handover. normal, there are nearly 750 pupils

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here. And some of them are Of course every school has

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its ups and downs, I'm not going to deny that, but

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overall, it is a positive school and I love it here, otherwise I wouldn't

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be here in the first place. The interim executive board, that is

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the new governors, did arrive at twenty to two this

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afternoon after all the cameramen and

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reporters had left. They were refused entry

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by the existing governors, And the parents who have

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come back to the school are I was really disappointed that the

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IAB, the Board of Governors, which I've actually got concerns

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about the board not being balanced. And there's anger too about city

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council figures suggesting the school may be in debt by as much as

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a million pounds. Obviously,

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there are two sides to the story but at the end of the day, we know we

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are not in deficit by that amount. If the city council is the holder

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of the cheque`books, then it is the city council to be

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blamed at the end. Pupils are sitting exams this week

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that will help shape their future. The future for their school is far

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from certain. Well, Giles is outside the school

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right now. It is a bit of a stand`off, what happens now?

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Certainly, it is an impasse. We hoped to speak to the leader of the

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cancelled tonight, he didn't want to appear on television. On the radio

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this morning, he said the situation here was out of control and it

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cannot be allowed to continue. The interim Board of Governors a

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statement in which they said parents had been informed of the changes and

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their appointment is crucial to the rapid improvement space they need to

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be affected here. They say as to regards today's events, they were

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refused entry and have been to consider their options. The OFSTED

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report came out in February and this is taking an embarrassingly long

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time to sort out. We have heard about concern surrounding some

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Birmingham schools, particularly the Trojan horse plot to infiltrate

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schools with Muslim activists. What is happening there? It is important

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to point out that Al Hirjah forms no part of that, it is a Muslim faith

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school and the Trojan horse is about secular schools that it is suggested

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could be run on religious principles. The OFSTED report

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focuses on 20 but the remedial report says Sikh schools could be

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put into special measures as a confidence that smash Sikh schools

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could be put into special measures. Already seeing allegations and

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counter allegations about what schools did not do about it. ``6

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schools. `year`old Plenty more to come this evening, including

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celebrating the birth of the bard, and a royal welcome for Prince

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Charles in Stratford. The Queen's Baton arrived in Birmingham today

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after visiting 68 countries. It is heading to Glasgow for the beginning

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of the Commonwealth Games. It has arrived in centenary square and

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Holly Lewis is there. Is everything running to schedule? Absolutely, the

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bat on arrived here about 20 minutes ago. You can't quite see it but it

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is currently going around the sporting stands you can see behind

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me and it is being greeted by an impedance and Paralympian is who are

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in courage and people to have a go at sports they have not tried before

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`` Olympians and Paralympians who are encouraging people. Amy Cole has

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been watching the progress today. This is the moment the Queen's Baton

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came to Birmingham. Carried by the city's former Olympic

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swimmer Adam Ruckwood. He then handed it over to

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Pritesh Pattni, a man who has dedicated the past 25 years to

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helping young people take up sport. We represent the community and also

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sport in this city and by holding this baton, I have got to say,

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it is still really sinking in at the moment, but if we can inspire

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people, especially young people, to take up sport, then we

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have done our job really today. I went to three Commonwealth Games

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and was lucky enough to win three medals, one of them being gold,

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so being asked to carry the baton The baton arrived in England

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on Saturday and has been delighting It'll travel to major cities over

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the next two weeks before reaching Scotland,

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with Glasgow its final destination. Back in Birmingham and for Adam and

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Pritesh, there was no time to stop ` hundreds of local schoolchildren

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were waiting to meet them at Sunset Park, thrilled to be

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part of it. Everyone's just excited and happy

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about this, wealth games, and people Everyone's just excited and happy

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about this Commonwealth Games, and Excited and, like ,

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my heart was pumping fast. is a great opportunity to see the

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baton. It is so much fun. And she wasn't the only one having

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a good time. who's already had a lot

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of success in her chosen field. This is a big day

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for the young athlete. Laura Samuel is currently

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showing off her baton. She is a British junior triple jump

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champion and she trains I got involved through my school

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and getting involved in sport and I think it is really important for

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children to be pushed towards sport. And at Centenary Square, there are

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plenty of sporting activities When you have

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a look at the variety of different sports that are here, it makes it

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more real for the kids, I think. We are from Glasgow and we thought

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we would watch it and then bring And thousands more are

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expected to do the same. What happens to the baton tonight? I

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have someone with me who can answer that, Andrew Foster from

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Commonwealth Games England. Does it go on tonight? It moves to Bristol

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and then to Plymouth and then to Kent and then to London. The great

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thing about being in Birmingham today is Birmingham took the baton

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to the people, in the parks, hundreds of kids got behind the

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baton and the Games. Now tonight, people are getting a chance to

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participate, giving it a try. What we want people to do is to get

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behind the England team for the games. They have done it today, we

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want everybody behind, the biggest and best prepared 450 people who go

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to Glasgow when it starts on the 23rd of July. And do you think this

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kind of thing inspires the Commonwealth Games champions of the

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future? Definitely, the baton, seeing stars of the past and stars

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of the future is the thing that inspires kids to give it a try and

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get behind it and see if they can do it. As you heard, the baton

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continues around Britain and it will be in Scotland for the home run

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until the games start on the 23rd. Speechwriter specialist firefighters

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being called in after much of a detached house collapsed in

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Birmingham this afternoon `` specialist. Nobody was hurt when the

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house in Kings Norton came down at around four p.m.. West Midlands Fire

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service has cordoned off the area and people next door have been

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evacuated for their own safety. We will have an update on our late news

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at 10:25pm. Prince Charles will be brushing up

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on his Shakespeare tonight after being guest of honour at the

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Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford`upon`Avon.

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He's spent the day in Warwickshire, looking at the county's connections

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with our greatest playwright, as well as making several other visits.

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There is some flash photography in this report.

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Shakespeare had a lot to say about princes and royalty and today, the

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prince who will one day be cliff visited the RSC to celebrate the

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playwright's 450th birthday year. We were over there and we got told to

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come over here. It was great to see him. We don't have a printer

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recurring figure back home, so it is a great experience. Students from

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across the country went on to entertain his Royal Highness with

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their favourite Shakespearean one`liners. If you start with

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Shakespeare before you have hit cynical, as young teenagers tend to

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do, if you are grabbed by this story is, by the language, the characters,

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you a passport through your life and I think Prince Charles understands

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that very well. At King Edward VI School, where the young William

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Shakespeare was a pupil, Prince Charles relived the Bard's

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Schooldays. They weren't paying attention to the teacher. Opening a

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special unit at the Shakespeare Hospice, Prince Charles paid tribute

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to everyone who supports hospice care. We owed the huge deal of

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gratitude to the people who make the hospices in this country such a

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wonderful feature and offer the palliative crap. And `` palliative

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care. It is the children helped by the care that the Prince is most

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interested in. Has it made a difference? To Rubin and myself,

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yes. It has made a lot. Speak `` I was very nervous then and I'm very

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nervous now. He was much nicer than I expected, and I expected him to

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just say, I am Prince Charles, that is it, goodbye. But he was

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interested in what we had to say. At Warwick School, 1100 pupils gave a

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roar to the Prince for celebrating their 100th anniversary.

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The top story tonight: As parents protest, new governors try and fail

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to move in to run a Birmingham Islamic faith school.

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Rebecca is here soon with the detailed weather forecast, including

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details for the cricket tomorrow. Also tonight... Meet my friend, who

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has been trained to help us search for a wild animal that is so great,

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we actually thought it is extinct. And the story of two police ``

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peaceloving brothers from the Cadbury family who chose very

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different paths in World War I. Perfection is his stated aim and

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Sam Barton isn't done yet. He's paid for most

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of the plastic surgery he's had out of his own pocket, although the NHS

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has picked up some of the bill. Ben Sidwell has been to meet

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the retail worker who doesn't object to being described as Britain's

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vainest man. Sam Barton's a man who likes to

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stand out from the crowd. I think everyone's has their own

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idea of perfection and I'm just trying to achieve mine. So when I

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finally feel comfortable and I look in the mirror and I think, you look

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all right, that is when all stop. Until then, I'll keep going.

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The 22`year`old from Sutton Coldfield was so unhappy with his

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The value of his cosmetic treatments so far is ?50,000.

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Does it become addictive? Yes. There was a point where I would probably

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go without food to make sure I had my Botox and if I didn't have a tan,

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I would feel ill. I wouldn't want to leave the house. It sounds so

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stupid, I know, but it does become so addictive. Anything can be

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addictive, I suppose. Labelled the Venice man in Britain, Sam has paid

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the most of the work himself. Botox, teeth, fillers and eyebrows,

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although his corrective nose job was on the NHS. It seems that Sam is not

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alone, it seems that as men are becoming more vain and turning to

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treatment like Botox and cosmetic surgery.

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Also based in Sutton Coldfield, this aesthetic clinic have seen

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plenty of young men like Sam come through the door recently.

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As time is gone by and we have got more experienced and learned more

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about the various techniques, we can do things for both sexes and I am

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finding that whereas ten years ago, 5% of my patients were men, it is

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close to 25% now. If there wasn't a cost to surgery, I don't think there

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would be a stopping point, where I would say that is enough. I would

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always find something else. But unfortunately, there is a cost to

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surgery and there will be a point where I have to stop but as long as

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I can carry on, I will carry on. Ben is hoping one day he will be happy

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with his luck. Until then, all his money will go on trying to make him

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perfect. We have a few of your comments here.

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Just one word comment from Catherine Louise Ward. And this one says...

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Thanks to all of you who got in touch.

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A century ago, two members of Birmingham's chocolate`making

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Cadbury family faced a daunting dilemma in World War One.

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As Quakers, they fundamentally opposed war and killing.

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But while Laurence Cadbury opted to save lives in an ambulance unit,

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his brother Egbert decided to fight and became a pilot.

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The BBC has been given access to private letters

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and has shown them to descendants of the two men for the first time.

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Laurence and Egbert Cadbury's family were famous for making chocolate

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and as pacifist Quakers, for being against war.

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This was a problem for two young brothers who were keen

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to do their bit for the country in World War One.

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How could they without being at odds with their faith?

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He was a rebel, set apart to be different.

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Justin Cadbury's grandfather Egbert volunteered to become a Royal Navy

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Along with his gunner Bob Leckie, Bertie shot down the last Zeppelin

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He spoke to the BBC about it after the war. Bob Leckey gave a burst of

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tracer bullets and within seconds, flames started shooting about, her

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nose dropped and she went down in a mass of flames.

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has heard this story as his never spoke to him about it.

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`` his grandfather. I can't say any words to compare with what I just

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heard, it is extraordinary. Bertie's elder brother Laurence was

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at the front within months Instead he was there to

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save lives as a founding member He wouldn't be put off by any of the

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things he saw. He had a strong stomach. It is not a story his son

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knows either, but the BBC has been given access to the brothers' War

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letters and, using actors, have brought them to lie. They were

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smashed and bleeding, choking, making awful noises in their

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throats. We then learned for the first time of the asphyxiating

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fumes. The private papers show Lawrence almost joined the Army and

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spoke at his shame of being a noncombatant. He, as a volunteer,

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would have found it difficult, I think, to come to terms with the

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fact that he was seen in any way to be ducking his responsibilities. And

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that was not him. At the same time, the letters show Bertie questioned

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his own decision to fight, but both were decorated for their bravery and

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returned home to help run the family firm, now famous around the world.

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It is fascinating. You can see the full story tonight as part of the

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BBC's World War I at home series. Your BBC local radio station will

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have more from where you live all this week at 8:15 a.m..

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Cricket and England play Sri Lanka in a series`deciding

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one`day international at Edgbaston tomorrow.

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It's a vital match for England as they look to rebuild after

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And it's also important for Edgbaston `

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a ground deprived of Test cricket for a second consecutive summer.

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England are back in town, but can they put Edgbaston back on the map.

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Warwickshire will host just three days of international cricket this

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summer will stop the fact that this game will decide the series is a

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bonus. It has been a really topsy`turvy series and both sides,

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when they are playing well, are very attractive teams to watch, so

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hopefully, both get them playing well at the same time with a good

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crowd and good atmosphere cheering England home. There are two

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Warwickshire players in the squad. Ian Bell has played in every game.

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Chris Woakes is still waiting for his chance. And it will be hard to

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break into a team after Saturday's dramatic game at Lord's. A stunning

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century from Joss Butler nearly pushed England to the target of

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301, but they fell seven runs short, leaving the series at 2`2. We would

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love to win, it would be great. We would love it but if you're go into

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any contest, you have to accept that if they play well, you take it on

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the chin. A crowd of 15,000 is expected but tickets remain on sale.

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You can sit here side onto the action for ?38 weight appear for

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?80. So it is a good moneyspinner for Warwickshire but not if it

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rains. If fewer than ten overs bowled, everybody gets a full

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refund. Fewer than 25 and people get half the money back. Today is

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sunny, but rain is forecast tomorrow. So far, the focus has been

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wronged evidently time, so I hope it is consistent. The forecast is the

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forecast. Sri Lanka were in the mood for football this afternoon but both

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England and Warwickshire hope everyone is talking about the

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cricket come tomorrow night. That have a look at Spring watch now

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possible comeback in Ferrera mammal once thought to be extinct in this

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region `` and in Shropshire. Tracking down the elusive Pine

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Marten, and as our correspondent discovered, using high`tech cameras

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and the only Pine Martin sniffer dog in the world.

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And here she is. This is lunar, and she is joining us deep into

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Shropshire would on the hunt for Pine Martins. We have your cameras,

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we have a dog, let's go. Pine Martins members of the stud weasel

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family and all around the size of cuts, quite big `` stoat weasel

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family and are around the size of cuts. A tale which is approximately

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two thirds the length of its body. Pine Martins were thought to be

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extinct in the Midlands for more than half a century but a small

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population survived over the border in Wales and Stuart thinks they are

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coming back. We have had the siting of a dead one, collected by a

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Wildlife Trust and proven to be born in Wales, because it was a juvenile,

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so there is evidence there is a population big enough in Wales to

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actually be breeding. If they then breed the young will have to come

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this way in search of territory. So while Luna keeps looking, here is

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the other part of the search. High`tech cameras scattered

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throughout the world. This is the camera. A brilliant design. The

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first mammal in the session, a squirrel, unsurprisingly. Another

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squirrel. And that was it. The squirrel has taken it on this one.

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Pine Martins are really hard to find and so far, none of the cameras has

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caught a glimpse of one, but of course, there is also our furry

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detecting friend. Luna is detected to find their faeces. She is coming

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today, she will search a large area, and will indicate any scat she

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finds. That can vary, it can be lying down. Sometimes she might just

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freeze and she will look at me to indicate she has found something.

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Compare to the cameras, Luna has been more successful and has found

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scat she thinks is Pine Marten. A follow`up DNA tests have been

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inconclusive. Stewart, though, isn't downhearted. The chances of seeing a

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Pine Marten, even if there were ten here, you wouldn't see one, it is

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like looking for a needle in a haystack but I'm not daunted, I will

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keep continuing the search. Soave in Shropshire? Luna is going to make

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more return visit `` Soave in Shropshire. Although we haven't seen

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any today, with their help and with more people helping online, if they

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are here, we will find them. And David's blog has details about

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how you can help search for the Pine Marten.

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I dread to ask this, but such a spine tingling cricket match coming

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up at Edgbaston, we do need the sunshine and no rain. Here is

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Rebecca. In meteorological terms, we are in

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summer, which of course means it is going to rain. We have had a wet

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spring and as we head into tomorrow, not much improvement. We will get

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some sunny spells through the day but we have got some showers later

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in the afternoon. Not at the news you want to hear if you are off to

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Edgbaston. It is going to be a day when we get heavy, slow moving

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showers, so we could see play interrupted through the afternoon

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but there will be a reasonable amount of the Sun plays its part. We

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have some cloud over as today. Some showers working their way in from

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the West as well. The cloud has broken up a little bit. Through this

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evening, some late afternoon sunshine in pockets and those

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showers continuing overnight, said temperatures not falling too far.

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Quite a mile bike to come. Between 11`13dC `` a mild night. It should

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break up a little more than it has today. We should get spells of

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sunshine which will be enough to trigger those heavy showers through

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the day. They start to come through and by the afternoon, they will be

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slow`moving. If you experience one, you will know about it. Certainly

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feeling pleasant. Still some sunshine to end the day. Showers

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continuing overnight and it is not long before we start to see this

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area of heavy rain working its way up from the south, Wednesday not

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looking pleasant at all. Heavy rain and temperatures struggling but an

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looking pleasant at all. Heavy rain and temperatures struggling but an

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improvement by Thursday. The headlines tonight, an

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investigation finds sexual abuse victims of the DJ Jimmy Savile could

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now number over 500, the youngest being two years old. And parents

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protest as you governors try to take over an Islamic faith school. I will

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be back with more at 10pm ..then...

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..he landed... ..and in a flurry

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of feathers, they were gone. But that isn't quite

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the end of the story. Perhaps you'll dream

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of a great adventure. 'I'm going on an adventure.'

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Wow. That is a long way.

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Quite a bit of it is on bikes. What are you going to do

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about your hair? They told me I had good technique,

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I'm quite happy with that.

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