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Austria and several Balkan countries warn migration must stop,
so they cope with those who've already crossed their borders.
We won with young, we won with old, we won with highly-educated,
Only Donald Trump could get away with that.
He wins again in the race for the White House.
Johnson and Johnson is ordered to pay millions of dollars
to the family of a woman whose death from ovarian cancer
has been linked to her use of some of its products.
And the stars of the music industry have gathered here in London
We have the latest from the red carpet.
Austria and the Balkan nations are warning that a complete stop
to the influx of migrants is inevitable
because of security and other concerns.
They say it's simply not possible to process
unlimited numbers of migrants and applicants for asylum.
Well, these are the latest migrant arrivals on the Greek island
of Lesbos - men, women and children are continuing to make
the treacherous crossing of the Aegean sea from Turkey
The comments on migration to Europe were made in Vienna,
where Austria and the Balkan nations have been meeting
ahead of a European Union-wide gathering on Thursday.
Our correspondent, Bethany Bell, is in Vienna.
People through the Balkan roots. They have
a standard for the. They want to also to people back if they have got
documents, or if they don't have any document at all. Yes, there is a
sense here of countries digging in. They say, and we heard from the
Austrian foreign Mr and the interior minister, that they want to have a
Europe-wide solution to this problem. But they say that that
happens, they have started unilateral measures. Austria took in
about 1% of its population last year in terms of asylum seekers. They say
they cannot carry on at that level. This is a way of putting pressure on
the EU to do more. If those migrants are turned away, what happens to
them then, and what reaction is that likely to get other parts of Europe?
One of the things that people had been concerned about is the domino
effect. If one country tightens up its borders, the migrants I just
sort of kick back to the next border and the next border. Greece was not
invited to this meeting today. It lodged a formal dip dramatic protest
to Austria because it was not invited. It said that the meeting
today was discussing things that very much affected Greece. Austria,
for its part, said that this is a format that it has done before with
a number of Western Balkan countries, and they did say in their
final conclusions at the meeting today that it is essential to
corporate with Greece. There is a sense of the split in Europe about
how to do at the migrant crisis. People know that more people are
coming, and they don't know what to do about it. There is not a single
policy at the moment. Thank you. Well, in a related development,
the Hungarian prime minister has called for a national referendum
on the European Union's plan for a mandatory quota
for the resettlement His call comes as the latest figures
show the number of migrants arriving The fence is weak,
the migrants determined, but the Hungarian police
and army are out in force. When this barrier was completed
last year, refugees circled Hungary But now that route
is getting harder, More than 100 a day
are caught cutting through most of those caught
are Moroccans and Algerians - nationalities no longer allowed
through by any country. After defending his southern
borders so effectively, the Hungarian Prime Minister,
Victor Orban, called for a referendum
to prevent other European countries sending them back here
through the back door. TRANSLATION: We Hungarians feel -
and I'm convinced that the Government is responding
to public sentiment now - we think that introducing
resettlement quotas for migrants without the backing of the people
equals an abuse of power. 1,700 people have been caught
entering Hungary through this fence Unconfirmed reports suggest
that all police leave The Hungarian Government
clearly feels that, one year into this refugee crisis,
it is winning the argument. not primarily an asylum
or humanitarian issue. The Government's critics argue that,
far from defending Europe, Hungary is fighting
against the emergence Meanwhile, authorities in Belgium
say they've halted 80 migrants since imposing border
controls on Monday evening. as they tried to reach
the ferry port of Zeebrugge. Local police says most
of the the migrants were returned to France,
while others are being held as authorities decide
what to do with them. The migrants are thought
to have come from Calais, where the biggest camp,
the so-called Jungle, A jury in the US state of Missouri
has ordered the pharmaceutical company Johnson Johnson to pay
$72 million to the family of a woman to use of the company's
Baby Powder talc. Jackie Fox,
from Birmingham, Alabama, died of ovarian cancer last year,
aged 62, Her family's lawyers argued
that the firm knew of cancer risks from the product
and failed to warn consumers. Johnson Johnson say the verdict
goes against decades of sound science and that they
strongly disagree with the outcome. They go on to say there
is insufficient evidence The company is expected
to appeal the verdict. This case marks the first time
damages have been awarded by About 1,000 similar cases
have been filed in Missouri, Is there a link between it
and ovarian cancer? Well, I've been speaking
to Louise Bayne, who is the Chief Executive of
the ovarian cancer charity Ovacome. I began by asking her
whether there was a proven link There are some studies which do
demonstrate that women report... You know,
women who have got ovarian cancer report that they had used talc,
and that was in significant numbers. that didn't rely
on an initial diagnosis, and therefore
is scientifically more robust, demonstrated that there
was no correlation. So this has been talked
about for some time, What does an organisation
like yours then advise, because people wonder,
should we be using things like this? We have advised for many years
to avoid the use of talcum powder There is no need for it,
and although talcum powder that was produced in the '70s
contained nasties such as asbestos, So the quality of the product
is seen to improve, but nonetheless there is no need
for it, and we advise not to use it. Now, when something like this
makes the news, people talk
about the disease, ovarian cancer. Do you think
there is sufficient awareness of what happens
and what the symptoms are and what people should be doing
if they suspect it? Ovarian cancer is renowned
as being difficult to diagnose. The symptoms are vague
and nonspecific. So we do see that there is a very
significant level of late diagnosis, and presentation at
the A Department. It is difficult to diagnose
and by the conventional routes. How big is the risk
in society of ovarian cancer? There's only 7,000 cases of
ovarian cancer in the UK each year, as opposed to 40,000
or 50,000 cases of breast cancer, An average GP will see a case
of ovarian cancer But, nonetheless, it impacts
significantly on the families and we would like to see
improvement in awareness. The difficulty you mentioned,
with nonspecific symptoms that could easily be
explained by other reasons. What symptoms should
people be looking for? Well, Ovacome created an acronym
to make it easier for people I'm not talking about a sensation
of feeling full. I'm talking about actually,
your skirt doesn't fit any more, a physical distension
of the abdomen. Women often report that, suddenly,
they can't complete a meal Now a look at some of
the day's other news. FIFA has rejected appeals
by Sepp Blatter and Michel Platini to overturn their bans
from all football-related activity. But world football's governing body
did reduce the bans and Mr Platini, who was in charge
of European football, Three brothers and their uncle have
been convicted of what British police described as the "horrific"
sexual abuse of teenage girls over a 15-year period
in the northern city of Rotherham. Two women were convicted
of conspiracy to procure prostitutes and two other men were cleared
of the charges against them. Nearly five years after
the Fukushima nuclear disaster in Japan, the operator of the plant
has admitted that it should have announced immediately
that there was a meltdown. The Tokyo Electric Power Company
said that if safety procedures had been followed, it would have been
obvious after three days that the plant's core reactors
had suffered critical damage. There seems to be no stopping
presidential hopeful Donald Trump in the race to become
the Republican Party's candidate. All eyes are now on
what's known as Super Tuesday, when a dozen states will vote
for their choice of candidate. And, as James Cook reports
from Las Vegas, the property tycoon turned politician's victory speech
was vintage Trump. Not so long ago, his presidential
bid was dismissed as a curiosity. Now the businessmen
is the Republican frontrunner, We won with young, we won with old,
we won with highly-educated, With the smartest people,
with the most loyal people. And you know what I
really am happy about? Because I have been
saying for a long time. That was a blow for his Hispanic
rivals, including Ted Cruz. The Texas Senator's own state
votes next week, on Super Tuesday. He says that will be the most
important moment of the campaign. The only campaign that has
beaten Donald Trump, and the only campaign that can beat
Donald Trump is this campaign. is split between Ted Cruz
and his rivals, the more the property tycoon
reaps the rewards. Which is why senior figures
of the Republican party are now beginning to panic
about the thought of an outsider And so they are rallying around
Senator Marco Rubio from Florida, who is now urging the other
candidates to stand aside. does not want Donald Trump
to be the nominee. The problem is, they are divided up
amongst four people now. They just don't like the fact that
a non-established candidate Mr Trump is energising voters angry
with the political system. but he's beginning
to look unstoppable. Kate Andrews is spokesperson
for Republicans Overseas UK, though she's currently
in New York, and joins me
from the BBC studios there. Is. There are over 500 delegates up
for grabs when Hillary Clinton becomes the
nominee, most of Bernie Sanders' votes will go to her. I will not be
surprised if some blue-collar Democrats supported Ultram. What
does the astonishment do about it question of what ugly doing wrong?
The establishment has got out of hand. People are being rounded as
establishment was it now just means that people have political
experience. One of the other candidates is not spent time in
Washington, he has spent time in Ohio, making decisions for real
people. We talk about the established that, one of the biggest
problem is we have is that people are divided tween people like Marco
Rubio and Ted Cruz. Other people, even though they don't have majority
votes between them, are not getting enough to actually win. What needs
to happen, not just when the establishment but within the whole
of the Republican Party is they need to dwindle that candidates down and
they need to get down to one person who will take on Donald Trump. The
problem is that the Republicans cannot decide who that is right now.
If you look at Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz, even in the Hispanic vote in
Nevada, they did not beat Donald Trump. That is a real problem,
surely question it is a problem that Ted Cruz is not able to get
evangelical support either. They care about people who share their
values and people who are Christians. All of these things have
been thrown out of the window and they are supporting Trump anyway.
This really speaks to the anger that people have with Washington, DC. But
people are just exposing their free choice. They absolutely are. But it
upsets me and frustrates me that a lot of what Donald Trump is selling
to these people is not true. He plays this game of the crowd. He
says, what are we going to build? And they shout, the wall! It is
insane that a sovereign nation will be paying for an integer project on
American soil. But they are believing it. They are being sold
alive. In the same way that a lot of early Sanders' supporters are being
told that they will get free education at universal health care
and not have to pay anything for it. It is unlike the both sides. I'm
sure we will talk again. Good to talk to you.
And for much more on the race for the White House,
including the full Nevada caucus results, do go to our website.
Among other articles, you'll find analysis
from our North America reporter, Anthony Zurcher,
on "five unlikely ways Trump can still be stopped".
That's at bbc.com/news, or download the BBC News app.
A 23-year-old Morrocan man has been given a suspended jail sentence
of six months for stealing a mobile phone
during the New Year's Eve sex attacks in cologne.
The man - named only as Younis A - is the first to be convicted
in connection with the New Year's Eve attacks.
The city's police chief has admitted that many of the men who carried out
sexual assaults and rape that night may never be caught.
In the chaos of celebration, crimes which shocked the country.
Hundreds of women, robbed and sexually assaulted.
Today, hiding his face from the cameras, the first man
to be convicted in connection with the attacks.
The young Moroccan admitted he snatched a mobile phone
He received a suspended jail sentence.
Detectives have now identified 75 suspects.
Most of the men come from North Africa,
and most entered Germany illegally, or they have sought asylum here.
13 have been arrested for theft, and just one for sexual assault.
In fact, Cologne's police chief has admitted it is possible most
of the men who committed sex crimes that night will never be caught.
The CCTV footage is not good enough to clearly identify sexual assaults.
and on victims identifying their attackers.
has had a profound impact on Germany.
The Government plans to make it easier
to deport asylum seekers who commit crime.
But the most significant shift is in public perception.
who believe the attacks are direct evidence
that Angela Merkel's open-door refugee policy has failed.
For the victims, for the Government, for this country,
it will be hard to repair the damage done.
Jeremy Clarkson has apologised to the juicer he assaulted in a hotel
last March. Back in the spring, as your mother,
I suddenly became on busy. You may have seen Jeremy Clarkson making
some jokes about being dropped by Top Gear on adverts for his new
show. Today, his tone is very different. He has issued an apology
to the producer he punched last year, saying...
It was in this North Yorkshire hotel that the presenter carried out the
unprovoked attack, so loud it could be heard in other rooms. Clarkson
was suspended. Weeks later, he was dropped. The victim ended up with a
bleeding lip and a trip to A It is understood a settlement in excess
of ?100,000 has been made. This time, you're going down! Now, with
an estimated global audience of 350 million in some 200 countries, Top
Gear is being re-lunch with a new team of presenters. It is only a
matter of time until it is clear whether this Top Gear can survive
without its top man. It's the biggest night in British
music, and pop superstar Adele is tipped to take home the top
prizes at tonight's Brit Awards, including best album
and best female artist. She - and other international music
sensations like Rihanna, Coldplay and Justin Bieber -
will be taking to the stage where our reporter, Tim Muffett, can
talk to us now from the red carpet. Yes, it is almost upon us. It is a
real international line-up they have got here in London this evening.
Rihanna and Justin Bieber about the respected the play. Coldplay as
well. Adele omitted in four categories. Experts are tipping it
to be her big night. Another nominee is permitted in three categories.
Some of the Spice Girls performances are synonymous with the best nights
in Brit Awards history. I have been jumping around all day. Everyone is
saying I need to chill! A one in three chance of winning. She is up
for three awards. You will definitely get one. We were saying
that you need to practice your speech. What advice would you give
to Jess when she goes up to get her award question of the first thing is
for the performance, it is normal to be nervous. Just let go of trying to
be perfect. It is far more exciting when I see something really raw and
alive, giving to the audience. That is what I think. Think about being
there. There you go, draw and alive. And it is all self-conscious and
clean... That is not interesting. That is my small opinion.
It is interesting how the Brit Awards have grown in the 40 years
since they were staged for the first time in 1977. Much more
international. Global superstars have been persuaded to come and
perform. That is quite a night. It kicks off in just over an hour.
Britain lost a major music star, David Bowie, this year. What is
being done as a tribute to him? There will be a tribute to David
Bowie but it is being kept under wraps. No one really knows. Since
his death earlier this year, Brit Awards organisers were deterred to
pay some kind of tribute, just as tribute was paid recently at the
Grammys as well. We will have to say what form that takes. In terms of
the awards this evening, for many, Adele, those awards are hers to
lose. In 2011, she gave a spine tingling performance that
established. She is now one of the most successful performance artist.
She will be here tonight and people are making this to be heard night
tonight. There have been concerns raised, not
just here and at the Oscars, about the lack of diversity.
That issue has been raised, as you say. There is an alleged spat on
social media about whether are the nominees reflect what is going on in
British music. Others say it is really this year that it has become
an issue. In previous years, it has not been. Very difficult to give one
definitive view on that, depending on who's beating. I will agree that
this is the music industry's biggest night, and it is something that is
up there with the Grammys in terms of its global reach. We will wait
and see who are the lucky winners this evening. And whether, as many
people predict, an artist such as Adele goes on to secure her sort of
global status even further. Thank you.
Now let me take you to the Czech Republic
He's a baby hippo, born less than four weeks ago,
There he is, following his dad, Slavek, out,
with some encouragement from his mother, Maruska.
He's a little unsteady on his feet but already a keen swimmer.
But, for now, from me and the rest of the team, goodbye.
Many of you are seeing a fair amount of sunshine just at the moment,
but those same clear skies overnight allow the temperatures to fall away.
Yet again, Thursday morning will be a fairly frosty affair,