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the family have done it and made history. hello this is breakfast, with babita sharma and roger johnson. victory for anthonyjoshua as he adds another world heavyweight belt to his collection. the british boxer took the wbo title on points in front of 80,000 fans — as he now targets his shot at history. good morning, it's sunday the 1st of april. also this morning: the comedian eddie izzard joins labour's ruling committee after a senior party official at the centre of an anti—semitism row is forced to resign. heading home. russian and american diplomats pack their bags after being expelled as part of action taken
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following the salisbury attack. a celebration of the skies. events are held across the country to mark 100 years of the royal air force. yes, 100 years to the day since the formation of the raf, we are here with the last —— here that the last intact first world war aerodrome in europe. —— here at. and one game away, manchester city beat everton to close in on the premier league title, with a win that our rivals manchester united next link and making them champions. today still looking like the drysdale this easter long weekend but really, the forecast is all about what is happening tonight and tomorrow. i will bring you up to date in about 15 minutes. good morning. first, our main story. britain's anthonyjoshua has secured his third major boxing world title with victory over new zealand'sjoseph parker in cardiff.
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joshua now needsjust one more belt to be crowned the undisputed heavyweight champion of the world. david 0rnstein reports. he's one of the biggest stars of british sport, but for that star to continue rising, anthony joshua must keep winning, and with each opponent comes danger. go new zealand! gojoseph parker! never before had reigning heavyweight champions met in this country, but with two unbeaten records on the line, this turned into a cagey contest. although joshua was the aggressor, parker stood firm, and the briton went the distance for the first time in his career. the referee was criticised for how often he stepped in but thejudges unanimously ruled in joshua's favour. he now has three of the four recognised world champion belts. nobody has held all of them at once. that is his aim. i think 2018 was always a time
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to capture all the belts. we are one away now, and i think the sky's the limit. so, a night that didn't quite deliver the drama many wanted to see was no less significant for anthonyjoshua, on his rise towards sporting greatness. a journey that shows no sign of slowing down. joshua's breakthrough came at the london 2012 0lympics. he took his first major title victory over charles martin. beating wladimir klitschko at wembley added a second crown in spectacular style. now, only deontay wilder can prevent joshua from becoming the undisputed heavyweight champion of the world. you see the good, the bad, the ugly. i'm not done. i think i have a lot of years left in me, if i can keep control of fights like that, without taking too much punishment, i should be around for a long time. 0minous for his rivals,
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tantalising for his fans. joshua's star burning brighter than ever. a labour party official at the centre of a dispute about anti—semitism has stepped down from the party's ruling body. christine shawcroft had been under pressure to leave labour's national executive committee after opposing the suspension of a council candidate accused of holocaust denial. 0ur political correspondent jonathan blake joins us from our london newsroom. another headline. jeremy corbyn is on all the front pages this morning. but another situation proving tricky for him to deal with? yes, you but another situation proving tricky for him to dealwith? yes, you might not have heard of christine shawcross until this week, but as a senior member of the party she is a powerfulfigure on the senior member of the party she is a powerful figure on the executive council. —— christine shawcroft. she has acknowledged she became a distraction because of her support brave local council candidate
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accused of holocaust denial. in a statement on ourjihad is reaffirmed her complete opposition to anti—semitism —— anti—semitism —— in anti—semitism —— anti—semitism —— in a statement tonight she reaffirmed her complete opposition to anti—semitism and how horrors of holocaust denial. all... with a membership of about 400,000 altogether, and they have uncovered nasty exa m ples altogether, and they have uncovered nasty examples of abuse, anti—semitism, racism, threats of violence, misogynistic messages. now, labour say that these groups are not run by the labour party or officially connected to the party in any way. and that it is committed to tackling and investigating all forms of anti—semitism. tackling and investigating all forms of anti-semitism. jonathan, thank you. we should just say that christine shawcroft will be replaced by eddie assad. we will have more on that later. —— eddie izzard. dozens of russian diplomats ordered to leave the united states as part of the international response to the salisbury nerve agent attack have left washington.
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on monday they were given seven days to return home. andy moore has the details. well—wishers gathered inside the gates of the russian embassy in washington to say farewell to their departing colleagues. around 50 men, women and children left in a small convoy out of 170 people who will eventually lead the united states. a russian aircraft had already been loaded with their luggage at the airport, ready to carry them home. and mirror images in russia: american diplomats and their families packing their bags and leaving the us consulate in st petersburg. in the failing light, the american flag was taken down. the consulate has been ordered to close down completely, with the expulsion of a total of 60 american diplomats from here and moscow. tit—for—tat expulsions have been matched by tit—for—tat rhetoric. in today's sunday telegraph the defence secretary, gavin williamson, said "the world's patience with putin's repeated pattern of malign behaviour" had "worn thin." he added:
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russia has demanded consular access to sergei and yulia skripal. yulia is now said to be conscious. the uk said her rights and wishes will be taken into account. the geneva convention says access should be allowed. we all know very well that the russians operate on a basis of retaliatory measures. if we interpret the convention in a restrictive way they will do the same in a future case, and some unfortunate briton in trouble in russia will have trouble getting consular access. 0vernight, the last american diplomats left their consulate in st petersburg. in the coming days more of their british colleagues will be following, with the uk being told to slim down its embassy staff in moscow even further. tougher penalties for littering come
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into force in england today. 0n—the—spot fines will increase from £80 to £150. authorities can also use the penalties to target vehicles owners if it is possible to prove rubbish has been thrown from their car. jessica parker reports. hitting litter louts where it hurts: their pockets. 0n—the—spot fines nearly doubling, with the maximum penalty now set at £150. littering is bad for the environment and bad for the taxpayer. the government says keeping the country's streets clean costs local councils nearly £700 million last year. that is money which could be better spent on other services. we want to encourage people to litter less, but also to recycle more and make sure that they work with their communities so that
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councils can invest their council tax on services that truly matter. it is also going to be easier to tackle littering from vehicles. previously, officers had to identify exactly who threw litter from a car. now councils across england will only need to prove that rubbish has been dropped from a vehicle in order to find the owner, even if it was discarded by somebody else. backing down on culprits is, it seems, a popular idea. well, there's too much litter around. it's a mess. i think it is dangerous, throwing it out the car anyway, because of the cars behind you. and just in general, walking around, it's awful sometimes. fines and punishments drive behaviour, so yeah, ultimately i think it is a good in if we want cleaner streets. but ministers are warning local councils and authorities not to abuse the new powers, saying they should be used in a proportionate way. two of the largest teaching unions have raised concerns about the way children with special educational needs and disabilities are treated in schools. the national education union says that the number of children with special needs
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who are not receiving a school place is a "disgrace." the government insists that funding will reach record levels by 2020, but campaigners say that stretched budgets are putting special school staff at risk of being attacked by their pupils. huge changes through the special educational needs reforms have taken place at a time when swingeing cuts have also taken place. so this has become a bit of a cocktail of disaster, really, and what is happening is we are hearing families telling us they are not getting the support they need for their children at school, and that their children are falling behind. with a little over six weeks to go we're hearing more details about the upcoming royal wedding. prince harry and meghan markle have chosen white garden roses, peonies and foxgloves for their big day. they'll be sourced from the gardens of the crown estate and windsor great park. the flowers will also be used to decorate the couple's lemon
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and elderflower wedding cake. did you have a wedding cake? yes, but i think it was more traditional than lemon and elderflower. do you know what it was? sponge? it was a long time ago. we didn't have a wedding cake. very controversially. well, who says you have to? on april 1st, 1918, the royal flying corps and royal naval air service merged to become the royal air force, making today the raf‘s 100th birthday. a summer of celebrations are planned culminating in a centenary flypast over buckingham palace injuly. 0ur correspondent robert hall is live at stow maries great war aerodrome in essex. good morning to you. good morning. yes, were better to be on this particular day, this very day, that the raf came into existence? i suppose if those pilots were able to
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come back to stow maries today it would look a lot like they remember. this airfield has been painstakingly restored. that work is still going on. in the hangar, you can see one of those aircraft which flew out the time. we are going to talk to a historian, we are looking back at how the raf, or the predecessors of the raf, came into existence. good morning. to start with, was it quite a small operation? the royalflying corps? yes, that was a very small operation, it came from a number of different sources. it was a culmination of the army and the royal navy flying service coming together. initially, the first formation, you have to remember that the birth of air power had just been about ten years before. people were really learning what air power could do. the whole concept we are familiar with today was not something that had been formulated. so they were not quite sure what this newfangled third arm, after the land and the naval arms of warfare,
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would actually be doing. so it was very embryonic beginnings, nobody really knowing, taking the ten —— taking tentative steps towards the potential for air power as we know it today. these machines look awfully fragile, but in fact they are not? no, not at all. they are incredibly strong, and the designers of the time, both in the united states, in france and in the uk, we re states, in france and in the uk, were painstaking to ensure they could survive some fairly rigourous flying, and attacks, of course, because that was going to be critical. aerial warfare, as it darted to develop in the first world war, the pilots themselves were the most important elements of that. —— started. they are the ones who take the money to train, and they are the individuals who to protect. as the war progressed the technology progressed with it and the pilots became safer. they didn't have parachutes, of course, which is something that people... yes, we are talking about pilots, and i want to play something from two of the early pilots, cecil and norman. this is
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what they had to say in the 1960s. you had to fight as if there was nothing but you and your guns. you had nobody at your side, nobody cheering with you, nobody to look after you. if you were hit you are alone. you fought alone and you died alone. you fought alone and you died alone. there was undoubtedly a sense of chivalry india. —— in the air. we didn't feel we were shooting at men, we didn't want to kill men. we were only trying to shoot down the machines. 0ur enemies were not the men in the machines, they were the machines themselves. extraordinary man. now, from the service's point of view, what is today all about? man. now, from the service's point of view, what is today all abounm is first of all commemorating the birth of the royal force. we will be doing that at westminster abbey. at this whole year is about celebrating an hour force which is busier now thanit an hour force which is busier now than it has been in the second world war, deployed in 21 countries around the globe. there are a variety of different events around the,
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dominating a massive fly past on july ten in london. —— around the year. we want to inspire future generations to write those few chapters of the force. everything is so chapters of the force. everything is so different. we are in the digital age and the raf is now operating drones and satellites. what link is there back to the pioneering spirit of those early pilots we just heard about? i think if lord's ensures you today he would see the same spirit of innovation and adventure from the people today who are in the royal air force. i think that is the big link, the people. howeverthe technology changes, we rely on those people to wring every last ounce of capability out of the equipment. when you look at this, what do you make of it? i think it is fantastic. when you look at the vehicles on the ground, they were still doing 20 miles an hour back in 1918, ships we re miles an hour back in 1918, ships were doing 20 miles an hour, aeroplanes went for 100 miles an hour. going forward, cars and ships haven't changed that much, but we are travelling at twice the speed of sound. it is remarkable. thank you. i hope to show you more of this fantastic effort later on.
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was an array of medals. —— what an array. helen has the weather forecast. isn't it done this morning? it shows we have got some nice weather around inafew we have got some nice weather around in a few spots. it is cold if you are out and about first thing and thatis are out and about first thing and that is because we are family each between weather fronts and we haven't got many weather systems across the uk at the moment but looming large in the atlantic is the next weather system coming in. it is a cold morning. a frost widely across scotland and northern ireland and wintry weather coming into the north of england, tending to peter
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out. most of the day, showers in eastern areas and there will be sunshine as well. many fog forming will clear away. come the afternoon, high cloud will stretch northward. the best of the sunshine will be further north. not as cold as it was not feeling as cold. we will see a bit more sunshine. as we go through this evening and overnight, the system continues to advance across the country and it tends to snow across the moors and the south—west. then it turns back to rain overnight as the mild air comes in. for the midlands, wales and later in the night, northern england, northern ireland and southern scotland, there could be some significant and disruptive snow fall. 0ver could be some significant and disruptive snow fall. over the hills, for the most part. in the heavier birth, we could see some snow at lower levels —— heavier
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bursts. this is easter monday. lots of traffic around as people head out for the day or head home after the easter break. lots of heavy showers following on behind. even though we turn mild and in the south —— mild in the south, there could be some standing water and spray around. clearly, the cause for concern is the snow across the northern part of the snow across the northern part of the country. there are lots of road that go over the high roots in the uk is that will cause a problem. —— routs. we are back into the mild atla ntic routs. we are back into the mild atlantic air temperatures on the rise as we go through this week as we are seeing the teens. it doesn't look particularly settled given it is the easter holiday. people. some people wanted to get out and about and not a good story for march. back to you guys. we will get the spring
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sunshine eventually. happy easter, by the way. we have been asking you to get in touch. you have been in touch and plenty of conversation online and on social media. peter hunterfrom online and on social media. peter hunter from newcastle says everywhere you go the letter is visible and makes us like an nature and that doesn't care about our beautiful country. —— like a nation. 0n beautiful country. —— like a nation. on twitter, monique says the way to stop littering long—term is education. start early so it is drummed into children that it's a terrible thing to do. that beam is picked up by patrick in derbyshire who says it is down to bad parenting. —— that theme. michael
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from norfolk he regularly picks up other people ‘s let —— litter, well done, michael, he says he needs to get the message through earlier in schools. we have to do something about it. you drive down any road in the countryside and you often see litter. keep your comments coming. russian officials have requested to visit yulia skripal, the daughter of former spy sergei skripal, in hopsital in salisbury. the foreign office said it would consider russia's request in line with its obligations under international law. the bbc understands yulia is now conscious and talking. sir tony brenton, is the former uk ambassador to russia and joins us now. let's talk about the visit. you can understand why you will liaise
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scruple might not want people from the kremlin visiting her. —— yulia skripal. but if the state wants consular skripal. but if the state wants c0 nsu la 1’ a ccess skripal. but if the state wants consular access to her, we have to grant it. it's a conundrum for government. so they have no choice? the worry is that if we don't then it looks as though we are in breach of the convention. that opens up a possibility of the russians rich in the convention when we need to see someone the convention when we need to see someone who needs consulate help in russia. it looks difficult to evade. 0n the broader issue, wettest this tit—for—tat stock? —— where does this my guess is it probably comes to an end now. we have lost a lot of people from our embassy in moscow. they have lost a number from their embassy here. the most striking thing about it is the unprecedented
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unity that the west has shown and all of them throwing out their diplomats and the russians now retaliating —— retaliating to that. this is unprecedented western strength and has come as a real shock to the russians even they have come around to us again with a second dose. would you extend that... i mean, it's interesting you said the government has done a good job of it's not exactly diplomatic language the foreign secretary used. i think the language has gotten a bit out of hand on both sides. the main point of our action and the help of our allies is to say to the russians, "you do this sort of thing and you will pay a serious international price in terms of expulsions". fahey, and i hope and i guess, that the price has been sufficient. ——a day. given the other things the government is doing. the
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next time the kremlin says let's go and murder someone, someone says, is it really worth the cost? the actor comes back no. —— they. it really worth the cost? the actor comes back no. -- they. police went on board and did a three—minute search yesterday. there is the possibility of little disruption and they will do it to us, we will do it to them and sooner or later, we have got to get back to normal relations. that is exactly right. yes, it was a three—minute search but the russians are very jumpy at three—minute search but the russians are veryjumpy at the moment and may well retaliate against some british flights. you are right on the larger issues, the relations are in deep freeze, the coldest since the cold war. the abhorrent attack on the skripals but we in the west need to get back to talking to the russians because there are a whole range of
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issues. robinson cannot solve without getting the russians involved and what rating. —— there are problems we cannot solve. i hope the russians have learned their lessons. we need to begin to rebuild ridges so we can do some of the business. —— rebuild bridges. we're here on the bbc news channel until 9:00 this morning, and coming up before 9:00 — anthonyjoshua went the full 12 rounds againstjoseph parker in cardiff last night but emerged victorious to claim another world title — we'll weigh up his chances of going on to become the undisputed heavyweight champion. new rules come into force today to help online gamblers get a better idea of how much their spending and whether they‘ re losing more than they're winning but campaigners warn the policies don't go far enough to stop people becoming addicted. all that to come on the bbc news channel.
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but this is where we say goodbye to viewers on bbc one. bye for now. you're watching breakfast from bbc news, time now for a look at the newspapers. mike finn, historian at the university of exeter is here to tell us what's caught his eye. good morning. are you well? not too bad. surviving on easter eggs. i'm still waiting for mine. you have your easter dress on. that'll me happy. we were just talking about the tit—for—tat for russia. —— with
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russia. there is a piece in the telegraph talking about the royal air force telegraph talking about the royal airforce and telegraph talking about the royal air force and gavin williamson has been talking about the need for more money. it's a significant anniversary in military history anyway. the 100 year anniversary of the formation of the royal air force today. as you say, the context is king. gavin williamson is continuing health turf war with the treasury tip secure more money for the defence budget. the headline viewers can see is about the idea of the armed forces and the focus on the post— brexit universe. he talks about the flexibility and the need to respond for it. —— respond to it. what is distinctive about this is when he was first appointed, there
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was c0 ntrove i’sy when he was first appointed, there was controversy about whether he was toojunior. given was controversy about whether he was too junior. given the was controversy about whether he was toojunior. given the previous defence secretary, there was a similar pattern. what you make of the anti—semitism story embroiling the anti—semitism story embroiling the labour party. jeremy corbyn. it is on the majority of the papers including the express that talks about eddie ezard stepping in. the anti—semitism, it keeps coming back. last week, jeremy corbyn try to draw a line up under it and head off protest by a number ofjewish groups by issuing a full throated statement. it is the fallout from
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christine shawcroft. the big question is, if anything they can do that will be sufficiently unambiguous to sort this out? they are not able to stamp it out. there is an issue in terms of the leadership and an issue in terms of the broader movement. stephen hawking ‘s‘ funeral took place yesterday. i am sure that lily cole and early —— eddie redmayne will be anxious that they were not to steal the show but their photographs in nonetheless. eddie redmayne played stephen hawking in the film. nonetheless. eddie redmayne played stephen hawking in the filmm nonetheless. eddie redmayne played stephen hawking in the film. it sums up stephen hawking in the film. it sums up who he was. as you rightly say, this is a scientist of immense distinction. he wrote a brief history of time. the reality is, i
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ama history of time. the reality is, i am a massive geek. he was in star trek. he transcended science, he was a star. he is still transcending science even known that will get his message out. he was in the simpsons. he was in the simpsons. he is getting his place in westminster abbey. the thing about westminster abbey, it has become a secular site for the great and the good. anyone who has visited the pantheon, the thing where people —— the place where people fit. johnson. good morning. here's a summary of today's main stories from bbc news. the uk's anthony joshua the uk's anthonyjoshua moved one step closer to becoming the
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undisputed world heavyweight champion last night after securing a third world title. he went the distance with new zealand's joshua clarke in front of 80,000 fans in cardiff. he is now one bell away from becoming the first heavyweight champion in history to hold all former world boxing titles at the same time. a labour party official at the centre of a dispute about anti—semitism has stepped down from the party's ruling body. christine shawcroft had been under pressure to leave labour's national executive committee after opposing the suspension of a council candidate accused of holocaust denial. in a statement she said she was completely opposed to anti—semitism, and supported jeremy corbyn's efforts to tackle it. in england'are to be scrappedl
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m the costs will now be met by a new ten million pound fund being set up by the government. the change brings england into line with wales, which scrapped the fees last year. tougher penalties for littering and graffiti come into force in england today. councils will now be able to impose on—the—spot fines of up to 150 pounds. there are also tougher powers to target vehicles owners if it is possible to prove rubbish has been thrown from their car. ceremonies will be held today to mark exactly 100 years kf'z'f: ii": if .. ==~
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we will a we will- a look at ina morning. last night he led thleastecé of pilgrims gathered at the vatican. during the service the pope baptised eight people including a nigerian migrant who'd disarmed a knife—wielding thief at a supermarket in rome. that is an incredible story, that is on some of the fund pagers. happy easter. it is april fools' day as well. a pinch and a punch and all of
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that. damien come anthonyjoshua is making all of the headlines this morning. just one win away from potentially unifying the belts? understandably so, as well. he got the job done last night. it wasn't spectacular but it was about getting rid of a very obstinate opponent in parker and he rid of a very obstinate opponent in parkerand he did rid of a very obstinate opponent in parker and he did the job. it wasn't the thriller we were all hoping for but anthonyjoshua got the job done at the principality stadium in cardiff beating joseph parker to unify the wba, ibf and wbo world heavyweight titles last night. never before have two world heavyweight champions met to unify titles on british soil and the pair brought all the glamour and showbusiness with them in front of 78,000 people in south wales // in the ring, joshua controlled the fight throughout earning a unanimous points victory over the new zealander parker. forjoshua, he is now focused on the next task. i am not elated, because i don't let the highs get to my head, do you know what i mean? and i always think, we've got to go again soon. if i was retiring on this high i would be like, yes, i'm the man.
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but i've got to defend my throne again in a few months, so i'm kind of balance. we are still hustling. so, on to the next one. no time to sit back and enjoy the ride, we've got to get ready for the nextjob. the daily telegraph's boxing correspondent gareth a davies was at the principality stadium last night and joins us now. what was your assessment of the performance? well, i thought it was a decent performance and he got the job done, as you said. the thing was, it was a very cagey fight, a chess match in many ways. it made —— it was made even more into a chess match by the fact that the referee, the italian referee, would not let the italian referee, would not let the men engage at all when they tied up the men engage at all when they tied up and clinched. when heavyweights
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come together and clinch and work on the inside, as they separate, that is when they really go into exchanges. and he lacked in so many times. it was almost like watching an olympic bout, where they don't let boxes do that. it was his ninth world title fight. i thought it was appalling officiating. in many ways, he did not let a properfight breakout. joshua schoenfeld in into this that he wanted a more cultured performance. —— said going into this. he did control the fight with hisjab, he this. he did control the fight with his jab, he was barely damaged. because of parker's decision to circle and move and take him into the later rounds, it was a very turgid affair, in some ways, if you can say that of 218 stone men hitting each other. was parker perhaps a tougher it —— tougher opponents than he expected?” perhaps a tougher it —— tougher opponents than he expected? i think he isa opponents than he expected? i think he is a very tough individual, a proud samoan warrior. but he didn't execute his game plan properly. he wa nted execute his game plan properly. he wanted a double jab and he wanted to
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raid more, to come in and out and attack anthonyjoshua. he did it at times. butjosh was really never troubled. and i think what we didn't know going into this fight was exactly how good joseph parker is. the weird thing about the heavyweight division is, at the moment, and joshua admits this, he is still a work in progress, as joseph parker is. none of these guys are yet to be complete heavyweight. but he is improving with every performance. there is so much pressure on anthonyjoshua, every time he fights. it is no mean feat, as you say, going out in front of 78,000 people, 90,000 people, against wladimir klitschko at wembley last summer. but he is carrying the occasion. he is going to go on to greatness. if he can win the next five or six fights and unify the belts, he really will go on to greatness. how likely is it that he is going to get a crack at deontay wilder, the wbc champion?
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well, this is the $6 billion question at the moment. deontay wilder has been virulent overnight on social media, calling joshua out. you know, social media is very loud these days. asjoshua collard is afterwards, at the post fight this conference at about 2:30am, it is fine making all this noise on twitter and on instagram, but they really need to sit around the table 110w. really need to sit around the table now. he wants to redefine heavyweight history. there is a history of boxing politics getting in the way of these kind of things when all four major belts get unified. but he and his promoter, eddie hearn, intends to go to america and sit around the table with deontay wilder and their advisers and get this fight side. with deontay wilder and their advisers and get this fight sidem the uk, potentially? ithink advisers and get this fight sidem the uk, potentially? i think they should come to the uk. john thevar is drawing crowds of about 10,000 people, mainly at the barclays center in brooklyn. —— deontay wilder is drawing crowds. whereas
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here, it is a massive show every time, thejoshua here, it is a massive show every time, the joshua showed. here, it is a massive show every time, thejoshua showed. it is a juggernaut. i think it is to his advantage that he brings deontay wilder here. it wouldn't surprise me if they signed a two fight deal, because it may not, it may need to play out over two fights to find the true, undisputed champion of the world. and there is of course the man who beat wladimir klitschko, backin man who beat wladimir klitschko, back in dusseldorf in 2015, november 2015, tyson fury. he is on the way back and he will be in the mix fairly soon as well. gareth, exciting times. thank you for joining us. manchester city are one win away from winning the premier league title after beating everton 3 — 1 at goodison park yesterday evening. there were some signifcant games at the bottom of the league — west ham played their first home game since the ugly scenes of fans storming the pitch at the london stadium. nick parrott takes a look back at yesterday's action. before facing southampton there were more protests
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about the way that west ham is run. security was beefed up inside the london stadium to prevent a repeat of the pitch invasions last time out. one way to change an atmosphere is to win, and for once, the hammers had no problem doing that. with a point to prove against his former stoke boss, arnautovic scored twice. the saints remain in the relegation zone. it was great. i think they're helping, there was one or two, like happened in the last game, but overall the atmosphere in the stadium has been terrific. i do think the players gave them something to shout about today. i think the players showed how much they care. losing 2—1 to burnley was a record eighth successive premier league defeat for bottom side west bromwich albion. liverpool's mo salah equalled a record by scoring in 21 different premier league matches in a 38 game season. he sealed a 2—1 comeback that leaves crystal palace two
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points above the relegation zone. perez moved newcastle to safety, and left huddersfield in danger of dropping back into the championship. they are just three points above the drop, along with swansea. romelu lu ka ku became the youngest foreign player to reach a century of nearly goals. it strengthens their grip on second place, but they can only delay manchester city's inevitable crowning as champions. a 3—1victory over everton means pep guardiola's side will win the league if they beat manchester united next weekend. in the scottish premiership celtic beat ross county to keep brendan rodgers' side on course for a seventh straight title. meanwhile rangers came from two goals down to rescue a draw with motherwell at fir park. (00v) the home side had gone in front with two early goals, but rangers scored twice in three second half minutes to draw level. aberdeen stayed in touch with rangers in the hunt for second place with a 4—1win over stjohnstone. there were also wins for kilmarnock and hibs. england's cricketer‘s are on top
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after day 3 of the 2nd and final test against new zealand in christchurch. james anderson and stuart broad got all new zealand's 10 wickets between them as they removed the remaining batsman at the start of the day to give the visitors a 29—run first innings lead. 0pening batsman alastair cook fell cheaply again, but the rest of england's top order steadied the ship as england lead by 231 runs. the masters at augusta is less than a week away now and britain's ian poulter knows he has to win this weekend's houston open to qualify for that first golfing major of the year. and poulter is rising to the challenge in texas — he has a share of the lead going into the final round later today. a brilliant third round featuring seven birdies means he's 14 under par, tied with american beau hossler. they're two shots clear of the field. munster twice came from behind to beat toulon to reach the semi—finals of the european champions cup. the irish side left their best till last with a magnificent try from ireland winger andrew conway.
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this individual effort setting up an easy conversion to give them victory byjust a point at thomond park. now, if you expected zlatan ibrahimovic to bejetlagged on his debut for the la galaxy, think again. he came on as a substitute just over a week after completing his move to los angeles, and did this. not only was it a brilliant goal, it also brought his galaxy side level at 3—3, after they'd been 3—0 behind. and of course zlatan wasn't done there — he scored again in stoppage time to seal an incredible 4—3 win over their city rivals la fc. can't keep a good man down, can you? that was a brave header. absolutely. i think he will be great over there in america, he still got it at the
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age of 35 or 36. some people are surprised to manchester united, he had a serious injury, but in los angeles, it is kind of championship standards. still got it at 35. what a thing to say. we've all still got it at 35. anthony joshua, very quickly. he did it. yes, the world is at his feet, really. not a spectacular performance, as gareth davies said. it got the job done... it doesn't matter, does it? three titles, the prospect of being undisputed champion. he mentioned tyson fury as well. that would be fascinating somewhere down the line. the forgotten man, really, but he is still only 29. that could be a great british fight. you're watching breakfast from bbc news. the main stories this morning — victory for anthonyjoshua. the boxer takes home another world heavyweight title — he's nowjust one belt away from becoming undisputed world champion. they
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russian diplomats head home after being expelled from the united states, in response to the salisbury nerve agent attack. also coming up in the programme, it's a good idea. it is a scourge on the community. the more we can do to get rid of it will be good. lots of you agree with him. from today dropping rubbish in the street could also lead to dropping £150 from your pocket as new fines come into effect — but will it be enough to change the habits of the 1 in 5 of us who admit to littering? who knew it was such a high number. but you can tell when you look at the streets. unitech bring back the keep britain tidy campaign. tell us
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we have spring sunshine! —— you need to bring back. we are celebrating the 100 years of the raf and this photo sent in from guernsey. we have a menacing massive cloud as well is sunshine. it is heading in tonight and tomorrow and is likely to cause some issues. for the day ahead, there could be some mist and fog around. it is chilly out there and there is some frost in the north and west. this is where we will see the best of the sunshine. this afternoon brings the advance of cloud and some rain following. the showers are prevalent in eastern areas and we have wintry ones. 0ne prevalent in eastern areas and we have wintry ones. one or two across eastern parts. we have pictures coming through. it is not all
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sunshine and it is certainly not dry all the way either today but it is the best of a bad bunch. through this evening and overnight, it turns to snow. it could well stay as snow over the welsh mountains through the midlands as we go through that overnight period as the weather front only slowly advances northwards. wet snow at this stage as well, not like the dry snow we had a couple of weeks ago. we set c 5- had a couple of weeks ago. we set c 5— ten centimetres building up. —— we could see 5— ten. it turns back to rein in the south quickly because it is milderaircoming to rein in the south quickly because it is milder air coming in. to rein in the south quickly because it is milderair coming in. —— rain. a real rush of showers following in. much milder here. further north, the potential for some fairly significant and disruptive snow because it will come to lower levels in the heavier bursts. not the best looking easter monday although we have had snow in easter before. it
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is just not great. it is for most of us is just not great. it is for most of us bank holiday weekend. the warnings are out and on the website. to state changed the local radio for more details. it then disappears as we work into tuesday and had swayed northwards. still say tuesday —— still some snow on tuesday. —— heads its way northwards. it will often be windy with rain or showers, april showers, that temperatures will be into the teens i that stage. —— why that stage. we'll be back with the latest headlines at 0800. now it's time for click. it is the week the world got a wake—up call.
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the row over facebook and the misuse of data... seeking a warrant to search the offices... a data firm, associated with the trump campaign has been suspended... we willingly let facebook, google and other companies access our personal data and in return, they give us personalised services for free. it means our personal information is valuable to them, and for a long time now, we've wondered just how valuable? but ever since these companies started amassing our data, the clock has been ticking. in 2008, we showed you how you and your friends' facebook data could be accessed by a rogue facebook application without consent. in 2011, a researcher called michal kosinski warns that if computers could analyse enough
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facebook data from enough people, they could spot connections between the way you act online and your personality traits, the type of person you are. what is really world—changing about those algorithms is that they can take your music preferences or your book preferences and extract from this seemingly innocent information very accurate predictions about your religiosity, leadership potential, political views, personality, and so on. by having hundreds and hundreds of thousands of americans undertake this survey, we were able to form a model to predict the personality of every single adult in the united states of america. by 2016, alexander nix was explaining how cambridge analytica could use this kind of research to find people of different personality types and target them with specific messages that might influence their behaviour. if you know the personality
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of the people you're targeting, you can nuance your messaging to resonate more effectively with those key audience groups, because it's personality that drives behaviour, and behaviour that obviously influences how you vote. soon afterwards, these techniques were used by two political campaigns that would rock the world. yes, your likes and dislikes, your comments and posts, your personal data, they are valuable. but it is what they say about you as a person, that's where the real power lies. no—one knows exactly how much these techniques actually contributed to the results of the votes. one of the first researchers to ask the question was paul—0livier dehaye. he worked on an article at the end of 2016 which investigated what was happening, and this week he was here in london to give evidence to mps about
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the latest revelations. sitting alongside him in the commons select committee was cambridge analytica whistle—blower christopher wiley. and straight after the session, paul sat down with me. this isn'tjust about facebook and this isn't just about cambridge analytica, is it? this data collection and analysis has been going on for a long time and has been done by lots of people? right, so, in two ways, it is not just about those companies. facebook enables a lot more companies than just cambridge analytica to suck out data in similar ways. so that's the first thing. and then facebook is just one player in a big ecosystem of online advertising, online profiling. some of the companies you have heard of, but some of them you just have no relationship with. even if you fully understand the terms and conditions that you're agreeing to about what data you're sharing, i don't think anyone really understood what could be inferred from the data,
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so not the list of your friends, not your likes and dislikes, but the things that you've never talked about that now they can tell from your digital footprint? yeah, it is really hard to understand the inference power of this data, what can be deduced from it, that's true, how people make decisions, basically, how they think about the issue before making a decision or not. another way to say this is that they were trying to find gullible people. so if you are able to do that, you can just make them, you know, buy into anything and any content. paul says that even though facebook and google have recently allowed us to download everything that they have on us, it's not really everything. so facebook can collect data of people who don't have facebook accounts? yeah, it's called shadow profiles. yeah. so, that practice, for instance, has been forbidden in belgium, where i am from. even people who do have an account
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are being tracked over the web, all over — that same information is collected about them. why can't they see it? why can't they see all the web pages that facebook knows they have visited before? making that transparent will have a very dramatic effect, i think, in making people aware of how much tracking goes on. do you think that uk or eu regulation is strong enough when it comes to protecting our data? that's part of what i wanted to say in the committee. we have very strong regulations around personal data that are going to get stronger but it is completely useless and actually worse than not having them if we are not going to enforce them. it needs to be enforced — that's the critical point where, currently, things are failing. why are they not being enforced? because the regulators currently see their role as balancing commercial interests with democratic interests around oversight of personal data, and the balancing they have done so far was wrong, simply wrong, too much on the side of commercial interests and not
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enough on the counterbalances, if you want. facebook‘s reputation and its wealth has taken a massive hit in the last couple of weeks with $80 billion being wiped off its value. so can the recently announced new privacy tools help to restore confidence? is this the end for facebook? facebook can still adapt their ways, they can still change — they will have to, anyway, because of the regulation that's coming into force. it is an opportunity to reinvent themselves, if you want to say it this way. it is notjust facebook and cambridge analytica which have been raising big questions about the future of tech. as you will probably know, an uber self—driving test car hit and killed a pedestrian,
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a 49—year—old elaine herzberg in arizona on march 19. uber subsequently announced that it would indefinitely discontinue all of its other tests, but the accident leaves big questions about how the self—driving sector is to proceed. well, dave lee has met the boss of one of the other big self—driving frontrunners waymo to find out what this might mean. i would like to introduce to you all the world's first premium electric, fully self—driving car... you're looking at the i—pace — a fully electric, now self—driving vehicle. the sensors are engineered by waymo but the car is every inch a jaguar. waymo and jaguar land rover are going to work together to get 20,000 of these cars on the roads within the next two years. their eventual aim is 1 million self—driving trips every single day. so by the end of this year, we will have this driverless transportation service up and running in phoenix.
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folks will be able to use a waymo app to get from point a to point b, anywhere that you they might want to go. and that will be anyone in the public? that's right. and there won't be a safety driver behind the wheel? that's correct. how willing do you think people be tojump in a car without a driver behind the wheel? you know, if our experience so far in phoenix is any indication, a lot of people — more than we would be able to handle, quite frankly! man: self-driving. are you ready? oh, this is weird! what waymo is hoping to do with self—driving is coming years before most would have predicted. the company has been running tests with a select few customers and says it is having a profound effect on their lives. but the self—driving industry suffered a major, tragic setback when uber‘s self driving car struck 49—year—old elaine herzberg as she crossed the road with her bicycle. there are lots of questions
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being looked at by investigators — namely, why didn't the car, which should have been able to see in the dark, stop? but even if the public is worried, it's clear that waymo, which has been working on this tech longer than uber, is still confident. it is very bold of you to do this launch so soon after a fatal crash in this sector. did that cross your mind at all when setting up this event? not really. our focus has always been on safety, it's how we founded this project more nine years ago at google — as the google self—driving car project. during that time, we have driven over 5 million miles autonomously on public roads in the us, testing in 25 different cities, we've exercised that software in over 5 billion miles of simulation. at any given time, we've got 25,000 cars driving around in simulation, making that software even stronger and better.
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but are you worried about the perception, maybe, in the wake of what happened to uber — i appreciate it is not the same company, of course, but the perception of self—driving took a real hit when that happened. you know, we'll have to see, right? i think ourjob is just to get out there and be as transparent as we can with our technology. last fall, we published a 40—page safety report which meant to explain to the world how it is we think through all aspects of safety — again, it is ourfounding, foundational concept at waymo is to provide a very safe car for people. so, you know, we'll see. that's it from the short version of click this week. don't forget we live on facebook and on twitter,
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thank you very much the watching and we will see you soon. share hello. this is breakfast with babita sharma and rogerjohnson. victory for anthonyjoshua as he adds another world heavyweight belt to his collection. the british boxer took the wbo title on points in front of 80,000 fans as he now targets his shot at history. good morning.
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it's sunday 1st april. happy easter. also this morning: the comedian eddie izzard joins labour's ruling committee after a senior party official at the centre of an anti—semitism row is forced to resign. heading home. russian and american diplomats pack their bags after being expelled as part of action taken following the salisbury attack.
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