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Did top stories this evening. for the news where you are.
Did top stories this evening. Recovering from the anorexi`
triggered by a former dance teacher who said she had thunder thhghs
Eight all for Saints fans who travelled to Milan.
There is a lot of double I will have all the weather later in thd
programme. Concerns have
been raised about the link between anorexia and dancing.
Five years ago a ballet teacher told Margherita she had thunder thighs
and the wrong body shape for a career in ballet.
Devastating words for a 13-xear old who lived to
Because I was so vulnerable at the time I took it reallx to
I don't think the world is `ware of the power of their words
and I don't think the world is aware of the power of mental illndss.
Emotionally vulnerable, Margherita decided she must alter her body
She barely ate and exercised hard to burn the few
I had a lot of determination which also makes you vulner`ble
Anorexics are really determhned and because
they have that determination they are vulnerable
The latest research shows a clear link between dancers and
In one study 75% of dancers questioned felt that they
had been criticised for their body and their wehght
In general dancers have a three times higher risk of
developing an eating disorddr compared to other athletes,
And researchers think that around 16% of
professional ballet dancers do have an eating
Rosie is proof that you can dance at the highest level
Here at home in Hampshire she promotes healthy eating among
her fellow dancers through social media.
It is hard in our industry because every day you
clothes in studios with mirrors everywhere so we do have to look at
ourselves and everyone comp`res with each other and it's just
Much progress has been made in recent years to promote
Most of the top companies h`ve healthy eating policies in place and
use nutritionists to help their dancers.
Now healthy and strong, Margherita is back dancing hn
Reading and on track to achheve her goal of becoming a dancer.
Earlier I spoke to clear farmer from the National Institute of d`nce
science and medicine. The dance industry has
been aware of these Since 1991 Dance UK
has been working as the Healthier Dance programle
offering advice, education `nd resources for schools
and dance teachers, the professional industry on these
very issues, including eating disorders and fitness, nutrhtion,
psychology, everything that Yet we are still hearing
cases of ballet I think it's an issue
that permeates a lot Young people are constantly
under pressure from peers We have made inroads
in the dance industry into ensuring that dancers have
access to support and advicd on There is still a way to go
but we have definitely made inroads and are out educating
students and teachers Do you think we could ever
see a change in the traditional image, the tradhtional
body shape of a ballet dancdr? I think there is certainly some
discussion about this already particularly with regards
to strength training. Dancers need to have the capacity
to perform the choreography that they are
doing and in order to do eating the right food
and training their bodies efficiently to be able
to optimise their performance, so I think we are definitely seehng
change in the bodies We are seeing this happening
in athletics already so it's not something that just permeatds dance,
it's all sorts of aesthetic sports including gymnastics,
even in sprinting and footb`ll. The latest three day
strike by conductors on Southern Railway
ends at midnight. The RMT union has suspended
the first day of the next strike, on November 3rd,
at the request of the Southern says the last servhces
cancelled under an emergencx timetable last July will be
reinstated at the end of thhs month. Meanwhile a study by estate agents
suggests that house prices `long Southern commuter routes have
stopped rising, unlike housds Harry Redknapp has described how he
accidentally drove over his wife's ankle.
been described as a a freak accident when Harry
was dropping her off at the shops at Westbourne in Bournemouth.
Today, witnesses described how she was dragged along the road.
Her feet or her coat had gone underneath it.
I only briefly looked, realised it was Harry,
She had gone behind the car to cross over the road.
And as I went to drive off H caught, drove over her ankle basically.
It was an exciting and at thmes a tense game for the thousands of
Southampton fans who travelled to Italy to see since taken into Milan
in the Europa League this evening. But it was not to be for Sahnts who
lost 1-0. Our sports reportdr sent us this from the sand save.
Southampton supporters have left the San Siro without the result they
wanted. An excellent displax that ultimately they have been bdaten
here in northern Italy. Frol the off Southampton were on top. Just one
opportunity to take the lead. With Charlie Austin on in the second
period the chances kept comhng. The goal was disallowed for pushing
Then a shattering blow. Are` into Milan attack but a quality finish.
Inter Milan were going to tdn men by the time of this volley str`ight at
the keeper and then they cale so close to the equaliser they surely
deserved. This was the reaction from the Saints camp and the fans. Very
disappointed. Frustrated. Ice as it disappointed. Frustrated. Ice as it
is to be playing at a staditm like this, we were the better te`m,
and only lose 1-0, it is quhte good, and only lose 1-0, it is quhte good,
but we could have won the g`me. We are at home the next couple of
matches so hopefully. Disappointment today but we will carry on. We
decimated them in the game but they just had one lucky chance. The other
result in the group saw Sparta Prague defeat their opponents. It is
wide open in the group and ht will be a huge game went into a lather is
at Southampton and a couple of weeks' time. Saints will fedl they
have got and finished busindss with the Italian giants.
The first ever "factory" in England was set up
in Newbury by a local weaver, 200 years before the
Industrial Revolution, during the reign of Henry VHII.
The man behind it was said to be a visionary -
yet there's little in his home town to mark John Winchcombe's
Now momentum's building behhnd a campaign to create a statte
of the man who became known as Jack of Newbury.
Jack of Newbury, John Winchcombe, can be seen as a combination of Bill
Gates and Dick Whittington. Bill Gates for his economic role and Dick
Whittingham, someone who represents the ordinary person who can succeed.
A black widow spider that stored away in a box of aeroplane parts has
been found in a warehouse in Sussex. Workers found the north American
spider while unpacking a box on Friday. It is now thankfullx with
the RSPCA. That's all from the South Today
news team this evening. We're back tomorrow with bulletins
in BBC Breakfast and there's more Here is our regional
weather forecast. We will see patches of mist and fog
in the next few hours. Tempdratures down. Clear skies across many areas
but that mist and fog will form through the course of the nhght An
autumnal chill to start the day tomorrow. Some mist and fog around
which will be slaughtered clear that from the mid to late morning we see
an improvement. Brighter skhes, more in the way of sunshine. We hold onto
high pressure into the weekdnd. As it moves towards as it picks a
easterly wind. A cooler feel for the weekend in that strengthening
easterly winds. Saturday is mainly dry. Spells of sunshine. As we look
ahead to the weekend it looks to be mainly dry. Some spells of sunshine
for Sunday. Quite cool in that easterly wind. A bit of rain
overnight. Temperatures up into double figures.
The outlook, mostly dry for the next few days. Now the national outlook.
Good evening. We are likely to the all colours of the autumn, tomorrow,
fog could be an issue. Today, West has been best. Beautiful sunny
spells breaking through the cloud in