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doing repairs on your house, what do you do with that stuff any more? good morning, welcome to breakfast with rachel burden and charlie stayt. 0ur headlines today... a second person in the uk has died after testing rash of sharon was coming in. no positive for coronavirus — the number of cases across the country has risen to 164. hello, this is breakfast with rachel burden and charlie stayt. good morning. coming up before ten, darren will have all the weekend real mm“; "hose are dri' be by "727 ' ' 7 ' ' weather — but first a summary 21 people on a cruise ship off of this morning‘s main news. welcome to breakfast san francisco are told with rachel burden and charlie stayt. they have the virus — efforts are being made our headlines today: around 140 britons to trace anyone who came showers. more sunshine across are on board. into contact with a second person scotla nd ;idd ‘ west all passengers and crew will be a second person in the uk has died tested for the coronavirus. to die of the coronavirus in the uk. after testing positive for coronavirus. those that need to be the man in his 805 had the number of cases quarantined will be underlying health conditions quarantined. and was being treated those that require additional medical attention will at milton keynes across the country has risen to 164. receive it. university hospital. he was diagnosed with the virus 21 passengers on a cruise shortly before dying. ship off san francisco are told they have the virus. scotland women‘s, six more than 20,000 people have been nations match with france around 140 britons are on board. in glasgow, has been postponed, tested for the virus in the uk after a home player and 164 cases have been confirmed. contracted the coronavirus. scottish rugby say she‘s being treated in a healthcare facility, meanwhile, 21 cases of coronavirus have been detected on a cruise ship docked off but is otherwise well. the coast of san francisco. all passengers and crew will be there are 3,500 passengers and crew on board and everyone tested for the coronavirus. vat on sanitary products — will now be screened. the so—called tampon tax — is to be abolished. in the last few minutes those that need to be quarantined the deputy chief medical officer will be quarantined. those that for england told us everything would be done to make sure all 140 british natoinals require additional medical attention good morning! there is much more will receive it. scotland women's six nations match with france cloud around today. we all get in glasgow has been postponed
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after a home player on board are looked after. milder as the south—westerly wind contracted the coronavirus. scottish rugby say she's picks up but there is rain to come being treated in a healthcare facility, but is otherwise well. in from the west and that is all change tomorrow. join me later for the foreign office is always extremely active whenever there were more details. vat on sanitary products, the so—called tampon tax, is to be abolished. it‘s saturday 7th march. our top story... british nationals overseas that they a man in his early 805 has become ta ke british nationals overseas that they take advice from public health the second person in the uk england, we have a great deal of insurance companies are to pay out more to die after testing positive for coronavirus. trust in the us public health milton keynes hospital said the man had underlying health system. we work with them regularly. conditions. much more clout around today. it the hospital has isolated their processes are arrestingly any patients or staff similarto their processes are arrestingly who came into contact with him. similar to the ones that we would will get milder as the south—westerly wind picks up but more than 20,000 people have been apply here. i can almost certainly there is rain to come in from the tested for the virus in the uk guarantee that when i stop speaking west and then it is all change and 164 cases have been confirmed. with you, i will be joining andy moore reports. guarantee that when i stop speaking with you, i will bejoining a call tomorrow. —— cloud. joined me later on this topic to make sure those british nationals are safe. for more details. a british woman has gone missing in fiji in the south pacific. -- join lydia 0‘sullivan, who‘s ——join me. 23 and from whitehaven in cumbria, has not been heard milton keynes hospital said the man from since february 28th. it's saturday 7th march. our top story: cumbria police said she usually a man in his early 80s has become in his 805 died on thursday shortly the second person in the uk to die after testing positive messages her family daily. for coronavirus. he had underlying health conditions. lydia has been travelling after testing positive the hospital is operating as normal, for coronavirus. milton keynes hospital said the man while any patients or staff for the past two years and had been had underlying health conditions. who were in contact with the man living and working in new zealand. have gone into isolation. the hospital has isolated any patients or staff yesterday, the prime minister who came into contact with him. the 5% vat charge currently more than 20,000 people have been added to female sanitary products will be scrapped tested for the virus in the uk was on a visit to laboratories in next week‘s budget. and 164 cases have been confirmed. since 2015, the tax has andy moore reports. raised around £62 million, in bedfordshire where he demonstrated the proper way most of which is passed
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to wash your hands. on by the government you‘ve got to do two to charities. verses of happy birthday. happy birthday to you, the treasury says removing the levy will make a pack of 20 tampons 7p cheaper, milton keynes hospital said the man happy birthday to you... with 5p coming off the cost of 12 sanitary pads. in his 80s died on thursday shortly after testing positive for coronavirus. he had underlying he pledged extra money health conditions. for coronavirus vaccine research and quicker testing. it is actually a really weird the hospital is operating as normal while any patients or staff who were feeling of relief that all 320,000 there certainly will be a substantial period of disruption in contact with the man have gone where we have to deal people that side their petition at into isolation. yesterday, the prime with this outbreak. the generations that have been how big that will be, campaigning for this have finally been listened to and this tax can be minister was on a visit to how long that will be i think laboratories in bedfordshire where over. it is overly happy feeling. —— he demonstrated the proper way to is still an open question. wash your hands stop you got to do the uk has seen its largest two verses. single daily increase, with the number of cases now standing at 164, a really happy feeling. but that‘s still way behind the insurance industry says it hgppy two verses. happy birthday to you, happy the worst affected country expects to pay out 360—million birthday to you... in europe, italy, where there have pounds to uk households affected been 4,500 confirmed cases he pledged extra money for and nearly 200 deaths. by storms dennis and ciara. coronavirus of vaccine research and the tiny citystate of the vatican, quicker testing. there will the association of british insurers says more population just 1,000, than 63—thousand families have has reported its first infection. contacted insurers and the average claim is for £32—thousand—pounds. certainly be a substantial period of however many households who have been flooded before remain disruption where we have to deal without cover and have had to rely with this outbreak stop how big that many sporting events in italy are being cancelled or played on the generousity of others. behind closed doors. will be, how long that will be i think is still open question. a government meeting on monday will discuss the possibility of that these figures only till half the happening here in the uk. story. the reality is it is going to
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uk has seen its largest single day be months before we know the full increase with the number of cases sports governing bodies bill. those are the main and broadcasters will advise on how stories this morning. now standing at 164, but that is events could be staged without fans time for a look at the sport. should the measure be needed. still way behind the worst affected andy moore, bbc news. country in europe, italy, where i don‘t know if we can have avoid there have been 4500 confirmed cases coronavirus. for the first time a and nearly 200 deaths. the tiny player from the scottish women‘s meanwhile, 21 cases by player from the scottish women‘s citystate of the vatican, population of coronavirus have been detected rugby union team has been revealed on a cruise ship docked off just 1000, has reported its first the coast of san francisco. all the 3,500 passengers and crew to have coronavirus. she is doing infection. will now be screened. many sporting events in italy are earlier on breakfast we heard well. being cancelled or played behind from passengers who told us that emergency supplies are being scottish rugby say the player closed, closed doors. a government delivered to the grand princess is being treated in a healthcare liner by helicopter. meeting on monday will discuss the it‘s the sister ship facility but is otherwise well. of the diamond princess — seven members of the scotland possibility of that happening here which saw a major coronavirus playing and management staff in the uk. sports governing bodies are in self—isolation. outbreak while moored injapan. scotland‘s women were in milan 0ur north america correspondent for their last game against italy, 01’ in the uk. sports governing bodies or broadcasters will advise how two weeks ago, when it was called off over coronavirus fears, games will be played without fans a few hours before kick—off. peter bowes has more. ina way, should the measure be needed. andi in a way, this illustrates it is great that sporting occasions can mohr, bbc news. meanwhile, 21 cases of coronavirus have been detected happen and that matters, but on a cruise ship docked off ultimately people‘s health is the the coast of san francisco. most important thing, and the right all the passengers and crew moored off san francisco since decisions have to be taken. will now be screened. 3,500 people are on board wednesday, test kits were allowed the grand princess, including 140 onto the ship by the us coast guard. absolutely. this meeting planned for british nationals. it's the sister ship 46 people were swabbed of the diamond princess, for the coronavirus. 21 tested positive, 19 crew which saw a major coronavirus members and two passengers. outbreak while moored injapan. monday between government officials, north america correspondent the test results were revealed by the us broadcasters, such as the premier vice president mike pence,
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who is leading the country league, when they decide whether to was my response to the disease. hold premier league matches behind closed doors for a first step. the peter bowes has more. we are taking all measures necessary to see to the health of the americans main‘s rugby union match goes ahead and those involved on the grand princess, as planned tomorrow, moored off san francisco since and just as importantly, but the women‘s match glasgow today to protect the health wednesday, test kits were lowered of the american public onto the ship by the us coastguard. and prevent the spread of the disease. through communities in this country. doesn‘t. seven members of the 46 people were swabbed for the coronavirus. 21 tested positive, 19 scotla nd doesn‘t. seven members of the scotland playing edmonton staff are crew members and two as in years. in that self isolation phase. scotland‘s women wear in milan for the test results were revealed by the us vice president, mike pence shortly after the news conference, their last game against italy two the ship‘s captain made an weeks ago but it was called off over mahut is leading the country's announcement over the public address response to the disease. we are system to confirm the findings and coronavirus free is just a few hours to apologise for the way before kick—off. in a statement, drjames those affected found out. robson, scottish rugby‘s chief medical officer, said... taking all measures necessary to do the health of americans and all those involved on the grand princess you may have heard this and more importantly to protect the on the news by the media already, and we apologise but who are not given advance notice health of the american public and prevent the spread of the disease of this announcement by the us federal with ireland and italy‘s through communities in this country. government. six nations clash it would have been a preference postponed due to coronavirus, shortly afterwards the vice to be the first to make today‘s only action president's news conference, the this news available to you. from the tournament will be this these individuals will be notified of afternoon‘s clash between england ship's captain made an announcement their test results as over the public address system to and wales at twickenham. quickly as possible. confirm the findings and to plans are currently under way
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apologise for the way those affected to bring the ship into a found out. non—commercial port. hopefully it will be played in the you may have heard this on the news all passengers and crew will now be tested and those that require it will be autumn perhaps, as happened in 2001. by the media already, and we put into quarantine. apologise but we were not given crew members will stay on the ship. advance notice of this announcement it is not known yet where hugh ferrisjoins us now. by the us federal government. it hugh, the coronavirus has certainly taken the edge would have been our preference to be off this tournament the passengers will be and will no doubt be in people‘s the first to make this news available to you. these individuals minds today at twickenham. will be notified of their test results as quickly as possible. taken. frankly, if it were up to me, plans are currently under way to i would be inclined to say, leave bring the ship into a non—commercial everybody on the ship for a period understandably so, there will still port. all passengers and crew will of time and use the ship as your 110w port. all passengers and crew will now be tested and those that require be around 82,000 people heading to a base, but a lot of people would it will be put into quarantine. crew rather do it a different way, they sold—out twickenham for england members will stay on the ship. it's would rather quarantine people. against wales, a huge game in any not known yet where the passengers context. all those people arriving will be taken. president trump seems today will have the opportunity to when we do that, our numbers are going to learn more about coronavirus, world to be at odds with his team dealing go up. it means more days of uncertainty with the cruise liner. health organization posters are all for the passengers. around the inside of twickenham, frankly, if it were up to me, i we just got a message there will be hand sanitiser and would be inclined to say leave from the captain everybody on the shipper for a that the helicopter brought some inside. even extra medical staff more supplies from san francisco. period of time and use the ship as they evacuated will be on hand should anybody your base, but a lot of people would display any of the symptoms rather do it a different way than a passenger that was ill. associated with the disease, and if anybody has showed those symptoms rather do it a different way than rather quarantine people. when they are they are a ticket holder they do that, our numbers are going to go we have not been tested just have been asked by six nations
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up. organisers to not attend this match. way, it means more days days of uncertainty for the passengers. about 100 folk, we have heard given that, most are expected to there is a rush for me to get off come for a game in a tournament the ship. i have stage iv rumours that he will be... which is rather strange. in a week that has been filled full of neuroendocrine cancer and my tumours are actually growing, so we almost headlines about those games that are not being played, this one at least didn't come on the trip but because —— we have heard rumours that we‘ll is, whether england go on to have a be all be tested but no one in the of some delay in insurance and such, cruise ship has said that to us. chance of winning the six nations, we we re officials say the majority we might not find that out until of some delay in insurance and such, we were encouraged to go and we've of passengers are in their 605, 705 and 805. potentially the autumn. if you read been looking forward to it and the most vulnerable section. really wanted to go. his advice to people planning a coup is to use the build—up to this match, england 0fficials really wanted to go. officials say the majority of common sense. still hurting from that defeat in passengers are in their 60s, 70s and cardiff a year ago. 805, the passengers are in their 605, 705 and 805, the most vulnerable section of but what about this game — the population. the vice president still full of rivalry and tradition? 5aid the population. the vice president said his advice to elderly americans scotland women‘s six nations match planning a cruise wa5 with france has been postponed said his advice to elderly americans planning a cruise was to use after a home player yes, it doesn‘t really need any contracted coronavirus. commonsense. peter bowe5, bbc news, the game should have been played in glasgow later today. extra high or other irksome such —— lo5 commonsense. peter bowe5, bbc news, there are also fears that other sporting events could be cancelled — los angeles. two mike‘s here to tell us more. other circumstances. eddie jones spoke this week, he promised he scotland women's six nations match with france has been postponed would not use my games, he said this after a home player contracted coronavirus. the game should have been played in game is something they are no wales glasgow later today. there are also fears that other because of what happened last year. sporting events could be cancelled. each and every game since eddie mike's here to tell us more. the impact on sporting occasions i5 right at the heart of it as a player jones took charge has been a very
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really noticeable now. this is a tested positive. yes, and there is tight affair. last year amongst first, a player being confirmed with them. wales have not won at wycombe the virus. she is said to be doing also the trip to italy next week but this is the first time a player, a since 2015 in the rugby world cup. well, the scottish player, in a scottish player, of which we do not they have not won in the six nations healthcare facility in glasgow but know the identity, has been put on here so put it well. alan wenzhou is seven other players are also in might confirm to have the virus. 5elf—i5olation a5 a precaution. rather fittingly said this week, the seven other players are in isolation asa seven other players are in isolation interestingly, scotland's women were as a precaution. the timing is wales captain, if anybody had given due to play in italy a few weeks ago interesting because two weeks ago him a lb they asked him how on the 23rd of february, they were the team in northern italy, in milan important this is, he would be rich. in locarno, the in the north of the leads me to think he is fairly —— mcneil milan, to play a game. now country, so they were there before their match was called off in. the sorted. certainly a safe that there two weeks later, a player has the virus. although she is said to have may well be an opportunity for this men's match goe5 their match was called off in. the men's match goes ahead in edinburgh no other health issues, no other game to provide something of a but the women's match is called off. problems and are said to be division because of the size, in any if that's where she courted, we otherwise well and is in a health context it is such a huge occasion. don't know, but it illustrates the ca re otherwise well and is in a health care facility of scotland in the way length of the incubation period, to see if any other players come down with the virus, which would be the next important step to take. which is one of the problems. yes, what about the question of other that was four weeks ago. there's a sporting events? big meeting on the papers are dominated by coronavirus. we have been told to monday, broadcasters will go in and meeting between broadcasters, 5port treat with caution some of the store authorities and the government about talk to the government about that. it‘s of this meeting on monday, what to do in the future and we know yes, everything going ahead as suggested that the premier league the premier league and the efl have planned today. and next week. the should be abandoned. that is banned handshakes at the games this probably not going to happen. weekend. there is increasing playing behind closed doors could be meeting between government speculation that in the next couple an option. the other story is that of weeks or months games could be officials, broadcasters and sporting
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governing bodies like the premier played behind closed doors, like over 705 are being banned from what has happened already in italy league is going to happen about what grounds because they are most to do, particularly about premier vulnerable, till to treat that with and valencia in the champions league a lot of caution. they would not be on tuesday. there's a story on the league and afl matches, should they bound, may be advised to stay away back page of the mirror, and some of be held behind closed doors? there from exporting occasions, are also seeing discussions about potentially. that is one of a raft the other papers, emergency meeting, whether to cancel a full season, speculation some premier league which would be extreme and unlikely of measures potentially discussed. games could be played behind closed doors and there is a suggestion that to happen but may be speculation pa rt of measures potentially discussed. part of the problem, so the absence that matches could be played behind of official guidelines, people start olderfans, over 705, doors and there is a suggestion that closed doors over the next few filling in the gaps. we should say older fans, over 705, will doors and there is a suggestion that olderfans, over 705, will be urged to stay away from grounds, tho5e weeks. what‘s more, there was talk real letup. those are driven by the deputy chief medical officer said they do not have an official position at the moment on halting of all the fans being banned from olderfans, over 705, will be urged to stay away from grounds, those at mo5t ri5k grounds. again, that is unlikely but to stay away from grounds, those at mo5t risk from the virus, but the sporting events. if you‘re in a government and the premier league could there be a discussion about ever 705? big advice is to stay away are urging that story to be treated stadium, outdoors, the risk is with caution at this stage because pretty small compared to other it's not official. 0ne because we have seen that the most social gatherings. yes, we have seen with caution at this stage because vulnerable groups are at risk but it's not official. one of a raft of measures. . . adding some caution to that, the of it is going ahead, the track it's not official. one of a raft of measures... it isn't like people premier league itself would be... would be banned from games but there cycling championships, the world cup i5a would be banned from games but there is a general message that people in of gymnastics, but behind closed the vulnerable category should doors. cheltenham goes ahead as impo5e the vulnerable category should impose their own social distancing measures. it might be advice, but and seeing a raft of measures put in planned. starting on tuesday. we one of a raft of suggestions on will be there friday morning. place. you will be back. you might let‘s take a look at today‘s papers. monday potentially to be discussed guess, 9:30am. coronavirus dominates stop you we will see you with the 5port stop you we will see you with the a number of the front pages. sport a little bit later on. the daily mail says britons the so—called ‘tampon tax' is to be scrapped from january, 2021. are being told to get ready to work five percent vat is currently added —— yes, 9:30am.
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a british woman has from home following the biggest leap to female sanitary products under gone missing in fiji, in cases in a single day eu rules. hey will no longer apply once in the south pacific. on friday. the brexit transition lydia 0‘sullivan, who‘s 23, period ends in december. and from whitehaven, the telegraph says supermarkets could be political correspondentjonathan in cumbria, has not been heard drafted in to provide free blake joins us from from since february 28th. cumbria police said she usually deliveries of food and supplies messages her family daily. lydia has been travelling for people who have to go into self—isolation for the past two years and had been because of coronavirus. our london newsroom. living and working in new zealand. daily mirror claims the time now is a 9:10am. just going the duchess of sussex is "at war" some people are asking why it has to talk you through new developments taken this long. there was an eu law with the duchess of cornwall, that stop member states lowering vat in connection with the so—called saying meghan‘s appearances this tampon tax. there have been changes, on sanitary product5 low 5% by the you know, this week and we can speak week overshadowed a speech now to the political correspondent. conservatives in their manifesto from camilla on domestic violence. hone5t that if and when the eu wa5 and online, the san francisco chronicle left it would abolish the tax and jonathan blake is therefore as now. is running a live page we've learned from the treasury that the government has made a decision. on coronavirus after 21 people many people would have been hoping will happen at the beginning of on a cruise ship off the coast january next year, at the end of the this would come about for a long there tested positive transition period we are in having for the illness. time, vat on products for women. the left the eu. ed will save women some city officials are urging over—605 step has been taken. the reason it money, about £40 on average during their lifetime, so not a huge amount has takena to stay away from any crowds. step has been taken. the reason it has taken a while is because there but this movie is being welcomed by was an eu roaming in the uk as well campaigners who have long called for as other member states could not reduce vat on sanitary products broadcaster beverley turner this tax to be abolished, tho5e is here to tell us what‘s working with women and vulnerable caught her eye. girls who say the extra cost added below 5%. the conservatives committed to abolishing that. if and to sanitary product5 put5
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we are all frustrated about when the uk left the eu, in their girls who say the extra cost added to sanitary product5 puts them in so—called period poverty. interestingly, the money raised by election manifesto, the manifesto complaining. when you are poor has gone through parliament and now this tax for the last few years has we has gone through parliament and now we have the date confirmed by the service or your delivery doesn‘t been earmarked by the government for chancellor, we will say any budget arrive for your products arrive how they are not what you want, donations to charities working with on wednesday that, come january one next year, the end of the transition complaints are going up but vulnerable women and girls and their when the eu rules cease to apply, companies are making out harderfor saying while they welcome this tax being scrapped, they would like us to actually complain. this is a government to replace that funding that vat on tampons and sanitary story in the times, it is too damn with further commitments. we will pads will go. it has been welcomed hard, to complain. what is happening watch and see if the treasury goe5 by campaigners who say it will save any further than this move, which so many of these companies are women on average £40 over the course taking away the e—mail facility, so will be confirmed by the chancellor of their lifetime, a few pence on whereby you used to be able to say in his budget on wednesday. each packet of products they buy but that e—mail or pick up the phone and have a good rant, because part of jonathan, thanks very much. after the wettest february interestingly, the money raised by the feeling as a customer with poor on record, the association of british in5urers says the total this tax has not been earmarked as a fund for charities dealing with service issue need to have a rant value of pay—outs to flood—hit customers will be about it. and be listened to. they around £360 million. the cost covers damage from storm5 ciara and dennis. helping women in so—called period have chat bots instead, sue can do here's our business poverty and they say, while they welcome the abolition of the tax, they want the government to make up correspondent, katie pre5cott. that online, instant reaction. they want the government to make up the funding money somehow so they customers find that dissatisfying. the devastation left in the wake of will be watching for the chancellor consumer groups are taking issue and to make any further commitments and are holding these could companies to the abolition of this tax any budget storm5 ciara and dennis, which hit on wednesday. the uk in february. floods affecting account. sometimes you can complain on social media get a quick transport, busine55e5 the uk in february. floods affecting transport, businesses and residents. let's look at the weather if you are response. i was moaning about euston station on the way here, that they people like mike, who's had
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floodwater in his home for almost looking to get out and about, that know logo have a pharmacy. 0ne four weeks. we are on a set tank will influence the decision. pretty station on the way here, that they know logo have a pharmacy. one of the biggest train stations. —— they system here, so the system backs up grim over the last few weeks but some sunshine around about recently. no longer. there is no word.” how it looking? so although we've been able to live in the house, we're very careful i showed you the lovely picture of about how many times we flu5h the sunrise this morning but this is in the house, we're very careful about how many times we flush the toilet or get a shower. more typical of these guys we are the biggest train stations. —— they no longer. there is no word. i think the newspaper review is over there. now the waters are receding, seeing at the moment from this insurance industry is counting the weather watcher picture in shropshire. a lot of cloud around there is nowhere to buy anything cost of the damage to people like today and that is going to be chemist related in a massive station him. more than 3000 hou5ehold5 bringing with it some outbreaks of like euston. that is crazy. 0n cost of the damage to people like him. more than 3000 households have made flood claims for an average of rain, followed by showers and, twitter there is a body straightaway £32,000. 0ur £32,000. our initial estimates are storm5 throughout the weekend, seeing some and said they were very sorry for, stronger winds, too. we have an area they needed space for passengers. i will cost around £360 million, of low pressure approaching, most of had a cathartic response with the twitter handle about the fact that that's how much in5urers the rain will be in the western will cost around £360 million, that's how much insurers are paying out to help customers recover from front, sweeping vistas over night, there is no pharmacy. where you put the5e devastating incidents. should be gone by tomorrow morning a sheltie person in a shop? if and then we are getting into out to help customers recover from these devastating incidents. to put you‘re ina a sheltie person in a shop? if you‘re in a place, and environment this into context, a £360 million sunshine and showers, this is cooler we wa nt you‘re in a place, and environment we want to complain, are you up and fresher air but still windy on front with that? that is the old the cost of cleaning up storm5 ciara sunday. today, more cloud around. we school complaining.” front with that? that is the old and dennis is triple that of the school complaining. i have had those meals will you say complain that it floods in the midlands and south have patchy, light rain coming is cold to each other and to across eastern england and most of yorkshire last november, which cost dissipate later the waiter comes the rain here will be across the over and asked if it is a writer you £110 million, but below the three hills of england and wales, and the say yes it is fine. i would rather complain online. lewis capaldi has successive storm5 desmond, ev and west. the wettest of the weather for
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western scotland turns wetter in frabn in december 2018, which cost northern ireland. some blue skies £1.3 billion. several large in5urers this safe space for people with anxiety. yes, he is a very away from those hills. we are have said how winterflood are sheltered in the moray firth from hitting their businesses. direct successful musician, also hilarious. the wind. gale in scotland but line's profits were down 10% and he isa successful musician, also hilarious. he is a sort of very frank scott because it is a south—westerly, aviva that it paying out £70 million blowing and mild air with that crowd emma but he has admitted to having because of flood and wind damage has the temperature is, by the end claim5. and these costs are still of the day, 11—12dc widely. issues with anxiety. in order to ju5t estimates. it could still ri5e help his concertgoers, if they as more damage emerges. katie overnight, the rain band sweeps down suffer from something similar, into england and wales. heaviest of help his concertgoers, if they sufferfrom something similar, he is pre5cott, bbc news. setting up say spaces in his the rain over the hills, further we will talk more about the problems snow melt in the mountains in concerts, and he has crated this people are facing and talking to the scotla nd snow melt in the mountains in scotland and the hills as well. lots insurance industry later this of showers are following on behind. initiative which is a pioneering morning. a great story. could you left 1.5 windy night tonight, a mild one. we mental health initiative for those attending his uk arena tour. he will have had a lot of chilly nights of time5 a great story. could you left 1.5 times your own bodyweight? it is a have an information spot where late and tonight will be mild and people can go for advice if they not frost free. while we see the back of feeling great. it is the kind of struggle for many maybe but not ted that rain in the south—east, thing that we might sit there and sunshine and blustery showers brown who, at 89, i5 say, what is wrong with this tomorrow, not many for eastern generation? but it is a serious struggle for many maybe but not ted brown who, at 89, is thought to be the oldest powerlifters in britain. scotla nd tomorrow, not many for eastern scotland or england where we see the best of the sunshine and further ted also lifted his way to gold at mental health issue, it is affecting west, frequent showers, some heavy we re west, frequent showers, some heavy were hail, thunder, snow in the last month's british championships. lots of young people. lewis is at we caught up with him in training. scottish mountains and temperatures the forefront of understanding this.
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dropping out to around 7—9dc during the afternoon so we windy weekend on ican the forefront of understanding this. a5 i can understand concerts are busy, as far as a5 farasi as far as i know, think i'm the only the afternoon so we windy weekend on the way. very unsettled, no change overwhelming, they can feel scary. it to the beginning of next week so he is giving a little safe space 90—year—old class to still be either because we will see the next to go and calm down, get the competing in british championships. for the system sweeping and very information you need and find other quickly from off the atlantic to people with an app who are in the i can't think of anybody else that's bring more wind and rain. now, the the same age as me. ted and his location feeling similar. it may eastern parts of the uk, they may sell a lot of sense. things went a well start dry with sunshine, training partner, henry, who isju5t 80, are in the gym three times a crowding over. western area c in bit mad on breakfast yesterday, we week. i love powerlifting. thickening cloud, outbreaks of rain, the rain then moves into eastern had a story about cat relaxing. u nfortu nately areas during monday afternoon. week. i love powerlifting. unfortunately because i had a hip replacement about nine months ago, again, some heavy rain of the l is bit mad on breakfast yesterday, we had a story about cat relaxingm was a couple who had constructed increasing the risk of further those fake lap using a pera for flooding perhaps and temperatures of that put paid to doing squats and 9-11dc. into deadlifts. so, as there are nowju5t their very needy cat. we got loads flooding perhaps and temperatures of 9—11dc. into next week, continuing into next week and it is still very of cat pictures at the nice places one single left, like the bench u nsettled. into next week and it is still very unsettled. essentially showers longer spells of rain, windy for the are weird places they are cats pre55, one single left, like the bench press, which is still available to sleep. this is brilliant. even me, it's always been my favourite lift anyway. he's won nine world and start of the week, less windy and less wet towards the end of the mcdonald went out to the shops and 30 british titles since he started 2009 and a cat had snuck into the competing in his 505. boot. she didn‘t know was in the week. boot. she didn‘t know was in the 30 british titles since he started competing in his 50s. just listen to boot of the cat disappeared. it has your body. don't try and accept... news of the second lived feral for 11 years. just coronavirus death in the uk was confirmed late last night — recently a young boy and his mother do 5tupid your body. don't try and accept... do stupid things, because you know so let‘s take a look
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at where we are now your age. i mean, at with the virus. spotted the cat, took it home as do stupid things, because you know yourage. i mean, i go within 20,338 people have been do stupid things, because you know your age. i mean, i go within the limit5 your age. i mean, i go within the limits that i'm capable of. well, tested for coronavirus they took it to a rescue centre here — 164 of those were positive. where they found it was microchip. there's an 80—year—old —— a5 that‘s 147 cases in england, 11 in scotland, so they got in touch with eve and three in northern ireland and two in wales. the government says reunited her with a cut after 11 there are four stages limits that i'm capable of. well, there's an 80—year—old —— as an in its response plan. 18—year—old i generally find it containment, delay, yea rs. gives me better health. -- research, and mitigate. the chief medical officer reunited her with a cut after 11 years. how far away was it found? i for england, chris whitty has said in recent days we are moving thick it was fairly local. i thick 80—year—old. you always get the dates and pains and you can't stave it was in the west midlands, it went towards stage two — the delay phase. missing in birmingham. it had been off old age but it helps an awful spotted, it was living on a tape and lot. so what do ted's family and friends sleeping on top of the bin. everly we can talk now to his think about his latest gold?|j the cat could talk tells what it had so what do ted's family and friends think about his latest gold? i think they're proud, obviously proud of done! cats can talk. can they, deputy, drjenny harries. what i've done. they now think because of my age and because i've charlie? yeah. so only specific had loads of different problems information, but they can communicate. everyone knows that.” first of all, the significant healthwi5e, they think it's time i development yesterday, we had the 5hould, sort of, pack it in. second death of coronavirus you are wa nted communicate. everyone knows that.” wanted to see the reuniting. it would have been lovely for someone it's amazing he's still going really in the uk and then the highest daily job in confirmed cases as well. what to have filmed that. can you get doing all he does. younger people them on the show? our editor will be can't do what he does. and you are does that tell you about how the virus is progressing? first of all, watching. elephant yes, that is 90 exactly? i'll be 90 in july. extraordinary. cats can talk? in a i like to send my condolences to the
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i had 90 exactly? i'll be 90 in july. ihada 90 exactly? i'll be 90 in july. i had a triple bypa55. and then i family of the patient who has way. it is an interesting world. recently died. we‘ve had two cases had this hip operation. i've had a here‘s darren with a look now in the uk and i think it‘s at this morning‘s weather. important to realise that these are can cats talk? i agree with you, pacemaker, two stent5. you name it! both elderly individuals with underlying conditions, and that is because one of our cats was white the route that we are most concerned wa ke because one of our cats was white wake and talking to us at two i'm bionic! about. as you pointed out, the o‘clock this morning, which was not numbers have risen. it was 163 nicola hazel, bbc news. that is appreciated. that he was looking for yesterday, we had a confirmed somewhere warm to sleep. we have somewhere warm to sleep. we have northern ireland case overnight. some mild air heading our way, a lot brilliant. it puts us all to shame, these are still quite small numbers of cloud. this is a change from compared with other countries in doesn't it? a brilliant way to keep yesterday, cloudy skies across the europe, for example. italy is now up uk. struggling to see much of the fit. do you think darren doe5 to about 4000 but nevertheless, it way of sunshine. without cloud comes doesn't it? a brilliant way to keep fit. do you think darren does that? he has already been at the gym this morning. he is a beast! i knew this is progressing and i think, as the more rain, snow melt as well adding to the risk of further flooding. showers tomorrow and through the was coming! i was at the gym professor said to the health committee last week, the chances of weekend we will find some pretty yesterday doing circuit training and iam making strong winds. this will strengthen yesterday doing circuit training and i am making today and doing well to the uk missing an epidemic now are stand i think! he puts us all to today. most rain coming on that weather front of the western side of slim to nil, so i think it is coming 5hame. the weather this weekend, it towards us. which is why it is the uk, sweeping eastwards was a nice day yesterday for many overnight. clearing by tomorrow pa rt5 of was a nice day yesterday for many parts of the country but things are morning, then it is blustery showers changing today and throughout this weekend we will see some 5tronger causing talk about moving to the to come, sunshine tomorrow. a wind5 arriving and we have more rain delay, which is to hold us off for to come in from the atlantic will be cooler, fresher feel. as long as possible until later in to come, sunshine tomorrow. a followed by the showers and stronger cooler, fresherfeel. some rain around already, pretty wet across the year when perhaps the health
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wind5 because there is a deeper area service is better equipped to deal the western side of scotland, more with the numbers. how we move to heavy rain for the highlands, may of low pressure heading our way. that point in your view and, if not, some soy chine for the murray firth, mo5t of low pressure heading our way. most of the rain coming in from that weather front which will arrive in when does that moment happen? we a glimpse of sunshine possible for england and wales, but cloudy, most western areas today, sweeping ea5t haven‘t moved there yet. you‘re overnight and once it has gone for still very much in the containment rain across some of those western phase and that is where we are tomorrow, call the, fresh air and hills. turning waiterfor 5un5hine tomorrow, call the, fresh air and sunshine and showers. but have a rain across some of those western hills. turning waiter for northern ireland. the windows not too strong trying to prevent the disease are look at what is happening tomorrow getting a grip on the uk, that might because it is a cold start acro55 apply for a while across different but they will across—the—board. eastern england but the cloud is batches of uk, for example. but deals across western areas of coming in, bringing bit5 eastern england but the cloud is coming in, bringing bits and pieces scotland. south—westerly wind, it of rain acro55 coming in, bringing bits and pieces of rain across england and wales, we‘ll definitely, as we noted, will lift temperatures and seeing more cases and will move to only over the hills. rain already in scotland. pretty but i think acro55 eventually 11—12dc widely. we have the hills of western scotland and that phase for when the chief got rain on the move tonight, wetter they get the function in the moray medical officer and chief scientific firth but wetter in the day in adviser, based on the if you do when northern ireland and gradually, the weather sweeping across scotland, northern ireland, england and wales, wind5 northern ireland and gradually, the winds will strengthen. strong the rates arise, —— epidemiological perhaps even some gale force winds northern ireland, england andwalesse! heavy rain northern ireland, england andwalesseg in western areas of scotland. the heavy rain overéfée "" ' ’ ' ' ' ' t northern ireland, england andwalesseg heavy rain overéfée hills, ' ’ ' ' ' ' t northern ireland, england andwalesseg heavy rain wag hills, iwhole - heavy rain over the hills, a whole rash of sharon - coming in. £ south—westerly wind, so after a cold rash of sharon was coming in. no real letu p. start in some areas those rash of sharon was coming in. no temperatures will rise to 11 or 12 rise, when the rates to rise. it's eventually pretty much nationwide. not so much... it's not so much a during this evening then, wet precision number, it is the rise of weather across scotland and northern ireland and overnight it will push cases. it is the mac as you mention, eastwards a cross ireland and overnight it will push eastwards across england and wales and some heavy rain over the hills. the delay phase is about trying to manage what would otherwise be quite a sharp rise and fall, an epidemic very quickly those showers come packing in so there is not much of a
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peak in the number of cases and the respite overnight and if anything, the winds actually could be a bit reason we want to do that as we stronger tonight than during this would like to push it further out of afternoon. and while we have had the winter period. we would like to some cold nights recently, tonight will be very mild. that is the last try minimise the number of cases, of the overnight rain, clearing but also the risk particularly to tomorrow morning from the the elderly, and help our health south—east, then sunshine and showers. the best of the sunshine for the eastern side of england and services and care services. and scotla nd for the eastern side of england and scotland where we should not have to many front —— showers. more frequent further west, hail and thunder and over the mountain tops of scotland i everybody that need support. think it will be snow and gradually considering the elderly, looking at those temperatures easing down a bit through the day to around eight or nine degrees. in the afternoon. self enforced social distancing for mixed weather over the weekend and people in the older age category, no real respite, i think, into next should people over 70 be going to week because the wind is set to watch big sporting events like premier league football matches? strengthen on monday. we have a like the rugby this afternoon? what fast—moving weather system coming in is your view on that? i've been from the atlantic so while many eastern parts of the uk may start listening to your media and it feels dry on monday with some sunshine, like you‘re getting a mixed picture around elderly people and matches. cloud is coming in, western areas see rain during the morning and the rain will eastwards during the just to be clear, the elderly we are afternoon heavy burst of rain again paying to all that —— for the —— over the hills and not good news
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that. the wind is strengthening as particular attention to because they well and those temperatures have a higher risk of disease. those typically 9—12. it could be pretty individuals and people with mild actually i think on tuesday as underlying medical conditions, and well but really quite windy still on the government is currently taking tuesday and perhaps into wednesday advice from the scientific advisers. as well and really over the week ahead, it is going to be sunshine and showers or some longer spells of rain and perhaps a little bit drier both behaviourally and socially, and towards the end of the week and society and for individuals, they probably not quite as windy as well. but is it from me. back to you two. will be reviewing this at the start thanks, darren! it is 18 minutes of next week. in relation to fixtures and outdoor events, one past six means it is time for the thing that is important is, if you film review. are out in the right environment, as with mark kermode and jane hill. in the countryside, for example, even when coronavirus is circulating, you‘re very unlikely to get it because you‘re not having contact with an individual carrier, someone who is infected already, so you‘re very unlikely to get it and hello and welcome to the environment itself will bring up the film review on bbc news. to take us through this most of the viruses. and we have had week's releases is mark kermode. hi! so mark, what have you been watching this week? made no announcements or a very mixed bag.
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recommendations, so the points i‘ve we have 0nward, which is an animated quest. just made about being outdoors still we have military wives, applies, and they all need inspired by a true story of strength through song. considering very carefully on a and escape from pretoria, which does pretty much what it says on the tin. balance between the benefits in so 0nward. managing disease cases and what that means for our services, but also trying to minimise public yeah, so this is pixar‘s disruption, business disruption, and latest animation. it begins in a fantastical world allowing individuals to go on and in which magic has been superseded live their daily lives. all of that by more down—to—earth, you know, electricity and gas. is under consideration. you might be there are two brothers, chalk and cheese. one of whom believes in the old myths of sword and sorcery, and the younger one is slightly withdrawn. they botch a spell to bring safer down the pub... yes, if you back their lost father for a day. put yourself in a very small room, they only manage to bring back half of him, so they must embark upon a quest and it potentially starts to increase whilst on the quest, the risk. lots of questions from our they must learn to control their newly found magic. here's a clip. 0k! here we go. audience, we do whenever we talk focus. about coronavirus was that i will fly through a few. what extra something wrong? sorry, it'sjust your stance is... precautions should carers who are here, chin up, elbows out, visiting vulnerable elderly people feet apart, back slightly arched. in their own homes take? if you're
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0k, how does that feel? just a family member and you have great! symptoms, it doesn‘t matter whether ooh, one more thing... it is coronavirus of flu season, you barley! 0k, 0k. should try to avoid contact because elderly people are usually more vulnerable. the same applies to ca re rs says magic words. vulnerable. the same applies to carers but if you are a formal carer don't let the magic spook you. foran carers but if you are a formal carer for an individual, then first of 0k. elbows! what? elbows up! no, no, no — it's too all, if you have symptoms yourself, you should not be at work. if, for high, that's too high. i'm trying to focus here! oh, yeah, yeah. any reason, you have the risk of focus. coronavirus, you may have travelled back from one of the affected focus on the can. countries and you may start getting focus. symptoms, you should dojust countries and you may start getting symptoms, you should do just as eve ryo ne symptoms, you should do just as everyone else is advised to do, barley! which is ring 111, stay away from idid it! health care systems and your it worked! the can is huge! and the van is huge! clients, and get proper advice and, and you're... if necessary, get tested. there are ..oh, no! special advice that has been chuckles. published for social care sector by public health england, and that is that makes me think a little available online. and a lot of panic bit of harry potter, i have to say. and a little bit of shrek. at the beginning, i thought this buying, stockpiling of loo roll. does not have the classic, simply, don‘t know whether you think that is like toy story, when you leave
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the room, the toys come alive, sensible. 0ne or in monsters inc, they need don‘t know whether you think that is sensible. one person asks if we should avoid busy communal areas the fear to generate power. like swimming pools and shopping centres ? like swimming pools and shopping centres? we have a population... we or even inside out, which is numbskulls. at the beginning, i was thinking, "i do not get it. only have 164 cases, which is a very they are in a magic world, but there is no magic." what happens halfway through is that the film really small proportion of the population finds its feet and becomes it and even though, when we expect that centrally about the two brothers and their relationship and then it to rise, people who are practising builds toward a third act which, somehow, from the, honestly, good respiratory hygiene, that is chaos of the narrative up until that washing your hands regularly, point, manages to pull, like a magician pulling a rabbit out thoroughly for at least 20 seconds of a hat, a really satisfying resolution that makes you go, and with the sneezing or coughing, "oh, i forgive you for everything that was a misstep up catching that any tissue and until that point". disposing of it carefully, most of i do not think it is a classic, these very simple hygiene measures but i think that the last act will manage a lot of the risk, and i is so good... think you started your question on you know that thing about... the panic buying side, and one of that is so curious! ..the end of a film is the thing the panic buying side, and one of the questions i —— points i would that really defines a film. make their is there is no lack of people will come out of this supply of products in the uk at the film with a really warm, feel—good feeling, despite the fact moment, no need for anybody to be that there is a good section panic buying, and what it does do is in which it's a bit derivative, obscure, a bit like we have all seen it increase for you in the public so we before, but this is not
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would strongly recommend people just hanging together. very calmly go about their lives as but then it hits the third they have been doing. the government act and then you go, "i forgive will continue as it has been to look you for everything you have got wrong until now". ona will continue as it has been to look on a regular basis at disease rates is it a weepy? because the story could make you... and any potential interventions, and the story could make me cry. the government will make those recommendations very calmly and in the story of a brotherjust an organised way if we need to take the story of a brother just trying to bring back their dead father... them, but panic buying probably i confess, i was moved, doesn‘t help anybody. but i did not cry as much as i did in the next movie which was out this them, but panic buying probably doesn't help anybody. very sensible week, which is military wives. advice. 0ne doesn't help anybody. very sensible advice. one final thought, the 0h, oh, wow. 0k. british people on this boat moored it was directed by peter cattaneo, who made full monty, and is inspired by a true story. it is about the partners of service off san francisco, 3500 in total on the boat and they will do more people finding strength through song, through testing, they‘ve tested 46, a singing group. we have chalk and cheese characters again. confirmed 21 cases of coronavirus on kristin scott thomas, who is kate, that boat. there was a suggestion who is sort of uptight and believes in classical music. around the boat off japan that and we have lisa, who is played by sharon horgan, who says, perhaps the uk government, uk "why can't we sing pop songs?" authorities had not acted quickly why can't we sing cyndi lauper‘s time after time? enough. how concerned are you about if anyone sings cyndi lauper‘s time after time, what will happen to those british i start crying. people on board ? what will happen to those british people on board? are you confident you could accuse the film of a lot that the american authorities will step in and offer health care if it of things. it is cliched and
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is needed? the usual process it with formulaic. it hits some very obvious button—pushing moments, a ship like this, if it is docked in some of the characters are done in thumbnails, but it is one of those films that just. .. another territory‘s waters, we i have seen it twice now and both arrive very much on the times, i have laughed solidly international rules that they take because there is a great comic chemistry between kristin scott thomas ca re of and sharon horgan particularly, international rules that they take care of the individuals there. and also, there are four or five having said that, the foreign office sequences in which ijust wept and — because the thing is always extremely active whenever there are cases of british nationals about it is that for all the things that are wrong overseas, and they will come and ta ke overseas, and they will come and take advice from public health with it, for all the things england. we have a great deal of trust in the us public health that are cliched, for all the things system, working with them regularly that are corny, it gets little details right. in their processes are extremely it is amazing how much a small similarto detail — someone packing in their processes are extremely similar to the ones you would apply away their partner's things here and you can almost certainly for the time that they will be on their tour of duty. guarantee that when i‘ve stopped speaking with you, i will be joining somebody asking, "how do you cope? a call on this topic. thank you. do you just not talk about it?" and then being greeted by silence. these little moments that mean when everyone bursts into song and when they start writing the songs inspired by the letters, it all comes together. and, you know, ithink — one of the industries starting as i say, i have seen it twice to feel the coronavirus effect and there are many things that already is tourism — you could pick holes in, stephen leckie is from the scottish tourism alliance and runs a number but i do not care to because it of hotels in scotland. worked on an emotional level stephen is it a good time
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and i cried like an idiot. to holiday in the uk, 0h, oh, my god. or are people staying away? if you cried, then i will cry too. we can guarantee that. i love crying in movies. i quite like a good cry, to be honest. escape from pretoria, we are noticing some effects of based on a true story again? cancellation so far. conferences, based on tim jenkin's book. he was arrested in large events, there are some apartheid south africa. he is given a very long sentence cancellations around the cities but, for the main part, we are in the and believes that it is his absolute duty to continue to oppose the apartheid regime by attempting leisure park, 70% of the trade and to break out. tourism comes from britain, so main part, so far, we arejust how do you break out? tourism comes from britain, so main part, so far, we are just fine but we are concerned about where this could go. you're in a prison behind several locked doors. don‘t forget, you can keep up an apparently insurmountable to date with all the developments problem, but not so. here's a clip. this industry is customised to working in any case. we have amplified and added to our stocks of for many nights, i sat on my bed hand wipes and solutions, and alcohol with more than 60% of the and stared at the lock. hand wipes, so the government i tried 100 ideas in my mind.
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advisers being followed and that seems to be working so far, so we are accustomed to that in any case. and then, i tried 100 more. it sat there, staring back at me, 0ne are accustomed to that in any case. one of the practical problems as you may well be waiting to hit making all the reassurances there but you every single night. cannot affect is making that decision in the first place. you and then it dawned on me. might guess, absolutely, the government advice is to keep going, you don't have to know everything. don‘t panic, sleep may keep calm and continue on with your business. you only have to know enough. young we mustn‘t, shouldn‘t and don‘t want this to throttle our now, quiet! business. we are harrowing reports start with what you know and you work backwards. from some... italians who are so, how do you get the lock open? dropping 75% of their trade, which would be annihilation for us, a real the obvious answer is you're worry if that comes to fruition in scotland. some decisions taken out going to need keys. of your hand. looking at scotland‘s own six nations game, which has been now, here's the thing with that film. as you have seen from that clip, it has an interesting array of accents, not all of which are cancelled. that was after a home completely on the money all the way through. i have always thought that the flaws player tested positive for in any film reveals whether the film coronavirus. the main concern the is
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is good or bad because if a film someone‘s else, there is important is good enough to get you over those decisions but the fact is a major flaws, it means that something is working. event has been cancelled. yes, and i worried about the accents for about ten minutes, and then ijust got caught up sometimes that gift as they carry in the story, in this extraordinary from us, whether we continue with the business or not. we have had story of how on earth do you get out of this prison with all of these locks? some cancellations with conferences, asi the film is put together very, some cancellations with conferences, as i said. that is their choice, not very well in terms of the way the government was mike advice, but in which it gets you invested in the minutiae of this solution we also understand, and it is that they come up with. the fact that you know it is a true behaving responsibly, the businesses who are choosing to cancel these events a re story, but at the same time, who are choosing to cancel these events are concerned for their own trade and trade around scotland, and you're kind of of going, "that cannot work! it isn‘t good to think in that way you cannot possibly do that!" but we shouldn‘t panic about this. and yet, you start this should not be mass hysteria. if to see them do it. i think it was really gripping you wash your hands, follow the government advice and guidelines, we and i confess that i was uncertain should be ok. thank you very much. about — i was uncertain, because i'd seen the trailer and heard some of the accents not been really great, but it didn't matter to me. people always ask about recovery i thought it was a really rates and we discussed this on the gripping thriller. 0k! programme. i don‘t have, people talk about being on the edge specifically, for the uk. i can give of your seat and at one point, you globalfigures. 151,000 cases of i thought "i am actually on the edge of my seat!" somebody is doing something very coronavirus around the world. of small and there is a lot going on.
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and i am really, really worried those, 56,875 have officially about whether the bit of the chewing recovered. these figures come from gum on the end of that stick will be the official reporting statistics able to pick up the thing you have that each country gives to the who, dropped, which is an indication of it working. the world health organization. so that is interesting. 0k. escape from pretoria. and best 0ut? we both love... maybe not... the accuracy has some yeah, portrait of a lady on fire. wiggle room but it gives you an i am a huge fan of celine sciamma anyway. idea. yellow like a lot of people mentioning the point but the vast i loved girlhood. majority of people will recover from this is an 18th—century story coronavirus but the stories are the where someone is sent to paint somebody who does not ones you‘re not necessarily hearing for obvious reasons. you can keep want to be painted. up—to—date with all the developments sciamma said she envisaged the film online. watch out for what it means for you and your family, as a treatise on the female gaze, online. watch out for what it means for you and yourfamily, the bbc news app is the place to go and the website as well. 9:28am at the time. and i think it is that, to some extent, but the reason it works is because it engages you emotionally. it is like a thriller. it is like a hitchcock thing. you believe in the characters. this is breakfast. it is beautiful to look at. we‘re on bbc one until ten it looks like a vermeer! there are o‘clock this morning, when glynn purnell takes over in the saturday kitchen. glynn, what‘s on the menu for us? how are you? are you 0k? how are you? are you ok? what is on times when you think itjust looks the menu? some great food, some like a vermeer! good, happy, smiling faces to try it was absolutely beautiful. and year of the country as it gets
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there are moments where you think doom and gloom. we have chris hoy that actually looks like a — very striking, and the constant crackle of the fire today, we‘ll talk about him getting off his bike and getting into a through so much of it. and a very sparse use of music, and what music there is is generated on—screen. motorcar and sport. talking about there are two sequences, major heaven and hell first, what is heaven? i love all kinds of food but sequences, and one of them is the end with vivaldi. ifi heaven? i love all kinds of food but if i was going to choose, red meat, the sequence at the end big flavours, nice red wine as well. in which the title of the film happens and everyone is clapping and singing, i thought that sequence was absolutely mesmerising. i thought it was eerie and strange hell? at a push, smoked haddock of and beautiful and powerful and i was thrilled by the film. smoked fish, that kind of thing. i i absolutely loved it. do like some smoked fish but, yeah. terrific. i am glad you like it as much as i do. dvd? doctor sleep. unusual for the reason i have chosen this is do like some smoked fish but, yeah. unusualfor a do like some smoked fish but, yeah. unusual for a scottish man. do like some smoked fish but, yeah. unusualfor a scottish man. we will see if we can change your mind. two twofold. there's nothing better than a film fantastic chefs in the kitchen. tom that delivers more than you expect. kitching, what are you cooking for this is the sequel to the shining andi us? i'm going to do some pancakes this is the sequel to the shining and i know that stanley kubrick fans but may come from chickpea flour and are very protective of the shining. it influences claim this thatis is from both stephen king but may come from chickpea flour and that is a speciality of south of and the kubrick film. france in nice. we will serve them if you are a stephen king found you will like it and if you are a with chili, crab and serve crab meat sta nley will like it and if you are a stanley kubrick purist... i fell for it and i thought this as well. yell my first time on the is so much better than anyone had show, looking forward to having you. any right to expect. what are you cooking? some lamb,
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there is also a directors copy which iam very there is also a directors copy which i am very much looking forward to watching. thank you very much, potatoes, cu ban, see you next time. what are you cooking? some lamb, potatoes, cuban, served with toasted enjoy your cinema—going, whatever you choose to see this week. sesame and avocado salad. at the until next time, bye—bye. most handsome sommelier this side of paris. just giving you a compliment. what have we got to drink? loads of amazing wine. two wines from off the beaten track, one from portugal, and from greece. so excited about pouring them. they are scrumptious. you'll man you guys at home are in charge of what receipts later. onto the website for the voting details and we will see you at ten. thank you. 00:29:32,837 --> 4294966103:13:29,430 stay with us, headlines coming up.
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hello, this is breakfast with rachel burden and charlie stayt. good morning. here's a summary of today's main stories from bbc news. efforts are being made to trace anyone who came into contact with a second person to die of the virus. the man in his 805 had underlying health conditions and was being treated at milton keynes university hospital. he was diagnosed with the virus shortly before dying. more than 20,000 people have been tested for the virus in the uk and 164 cases have been confirmed.
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passengers on board a cruise ship off san francisco are waiting to find out where they are to be taken after 21 people tested positive for coronavirus. vice president mike pence said the grand princess, which has 140 britons on board, would be brought to a non—commercial port. all 3,500 passengers and crew will be tested for the virus. it's the sister ship of the diamond princess, which saw a major coronavirus outbreak while moored injapan. we are taking all measures necessary to see to the health of the americans and those involved on the grand princess, and just as importantly to protect the health of the american public and prevent the spread of the disease through communities in this country. one of america's most famous music festivals, south by southwest, has been cancelled due to coronavirus fears. 0rganisers of the annual
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event in austin, texas said they had no choice but to call it off for the first time in its 34—year history. nearly 74,000 people attended the festival last year, with more than 19,000 visiting from outside the us. the 5% vat charge currently added to female sanitary products will be scrapped in next week's budget. since 2015, the tax has raised around £62 million, most of which is passed on by the government to charities. the treasury says removing the levy will make a pack of 20 tampons 7p cheaper, with 5p coming off the cost of 12 sanitary pads. the insurance industry says it expects to pay out £360 million to uk households affected by storms dennis and ciara. the association of british insurers says more than 63,000 families have contacted insurers and the average claim is for £32,000. the cost of clearing up after ciara and dennis is estimated to be more than the flooding in yorkshire and the midlands in november, which cost £110 million, but below the boxing day floods
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in 2015 which cost insurers £1.3 billion. those are the main stories this morning. it is 6:33am. 0ne those are the main stories this morning. it is 6:33am. one other line for you. lettuce grown entirely in space is as nutritious and safe to eat as lettuce grown on earth, according to a nasa report. astronaughts at the international space station grew and ate salad plants while orbiting 250 miles above earth's surface. the nasa study found that some of the space—grown lettuce contained more nutrients than those grown back on earth. cultivating food in space could be crucial for long—distance missions. the point of this is cultivating food in space will be crucial for long—term missions in the future. i was going to say, you're in space and you're thinking, "what do we do? i've got letters! " and you're thinking, "what do we do? i've got letters!" in a way, because
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all of theirfood... i've got letters!" in a way, because all of their food. .. it is refreshing, isn't it? it is green and... it isa refreshing, isn't it? it is green and... it is a bit dull, as you hinted at. i would rather grow strawberries. how long does it take?|j i would rather grow strawberries. how long does it take? i don't know. but either way, later will meet a champion school chef, someone who has won the award for the best school chef in the country, and i put out on social media your favourite school dinner dish last night, and almost every single response that came back involved sponge and chocolate and custard. someone mentioned semolina. i have never had that since. they were basically all puddings. 0ne they were basically all puddings. one person mentioned liver. there was a lot of liver on school menus a long time ago. very good for you. a lot of protein and a lot of iron, very nutritious. what is the picture? the first major sporting fixture to be cancelled because of the
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coronavirus, a scottish female rugby player has the virus. fees being careful but she is said to be doing well in a healthcare facility. the women's match at scott soon in glasgow today is now off. the men's match in edinburgh goes ahead as planned, but the women's match in glasgow doesnt. scottish rugby say the player is being treated in a healthcare facility but is otherwise well. seven members of the scotland playing and management staff are in self—isolation. scotland's women were in milan for their last game against italy two weeks ago when it was called off over coronavirus fears a few hours before kick—off. in a statement, drjames robson, scottish rugby‘s chief medical officer, said: with theirfinal game against italy postponed due to the coronavirus outbreak, england's men will play their last six nations match for some time
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today when they square up to wales at twickenham. the welsh haven't won there in the competition for eight years. austin halewood reports fantastic! look what it means! winning this one is special. it means more. victory over your closest neighbours and fiercest rivals. now this year's six nations has been different, with uncertainty and postponed matches muddying the waters, but few fixtures get the blood pumping quite like this one. there's so many families that have both english and welsh people in it. the number of times they have to... they say you got to win this week because i got a welsh grandfather, you've got to win this week because my wife's welsh, and you can see within the society it's such an important game. it's a rivalry that burned over 139 years, from jp important game. it's a rivalry that burned over 139 years, fromjp r williams to jonny wilkinson, burned over 139 years, fromjp r
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williams tojonny wilkinson, bill beaumont to barryjohn, both have their histories intertwined but right now they look to be heading down different paths. after a slipup in paris, england's tournament is back on track but this is the real test. tournament is back on track but this is the realtest. it's tournament is back on track but this is the real test. it's always one of the best games to play in. i think regardless of where you playing, they are intense, they are physical, they are intense, they are physical, they always throw something up that nobody expects as well so we're looking forward to it. 12 months ago in cardiff, the narrative had shifted. wails the co mforta ble narrative had shifted. wails the comfortable winners, their 12th straight victory on the way to lifting the grand slam. that was warren gatland's famous farewell but now they look a different beast. a tea m now they look a different beast. a team still trying to adopt new coach wayne back‘s style but in sport there is no time to find your feet. defeats to ireland and france have then backed into a corner. we prepared as well as we can, we got a good side taking the field and you got to listen to alun wyn during the
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week, the intensity is there in his voice and everything he has done in training, he's led from the front, no holds barred, so that tells me there's a big performance coming. they will need that and more. england have lost only one of their last 20 six nations matches at twickenham but pull that off and the wayne pivac era will definitely have begun. austin halewood, bbc news. just a couple of weeks ago liverpool fans were wondering if their side could go all season unbeaten in the premier league, now the team has lost three out of the last four games in all competitions. liverpool were knocked out of the fa cup this week by chelsea and will look to bounce back against relegation threatened bournemouth at anfield this lunchtime. let's not forget though they are 22 points clear at the top of the table. winning gives you confidence, losing costs you confidence. that's com pletely costs you confidence. that's completely normal, you start thinking about different things. one defeat feels like to defeats, it's not a massive difference. it's just
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about how you get back on track immediately on the result track, if you want, and you can do that not by hoping that things are now clicking even better than the game before, we have to just work really hard. you have to just work really hard. you have to just work really hard. you have to fight back. tottenham bossjose mourinho insists eric dier will be ready to face burnley in the premier league today. it follows his altercation with a fan after spurs' fa cup exit to norwich on wednesday. it's alleged an individual insulted dier with his family hearing the abuse but mourinho says he's in the right frame of mind. the player played so well and i think what happened is nothing to be afraid of, nothing to be ashamed of. the football world is behind and understands completely the circumstances and nothing, of course, he's right to play. a hat—trick injust 13 minutes from milwall‘s matt smith put a huge dent in nottingham forest's automatic promotion hopes.
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the former leeds man used his power and height to give milwall‘s championship play—off hopes a boost. they are now just two points off the top six. there are doubts that tiger woods will be able to defend his masters title, next month after he pulled out of next week's players championship due to back problems. he missed this week's arnold palmer invitational complaining of back stiffness. the masters begins injust over a month's time. woods won it for a fifth time last year. england's tyrell hatton is joint leader in the second round of the arnold palmer invitational in florida. hatton is 7—under par after shooting a round of 69. he's joined by south korea's sung kang. northern ireland's rory mcilroy is two shots back on 5—under, and is tied for fourth place. british number one johanna konta is through to the semi—finals of the monterrey open in mexico. konta saved two match points before sealing the victory, beating
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russia's anastasia potapova 6—7, 3—6, 7—6. she'll face czech world number 57 marie bouzkova in the last four. on this six nations weekend, there is also a new version of the sport. hugby is more about the hug than the scrum but its opening up the sport, and i've been to worcester to find out more. also it is about cats and dogs. alongside premiership the, a new game that sounds completely different. the call of cat cat cat, dog, dog, dog, may sound bizarre but if you are blind or visually impaired, it's the perfect way to distinguish that when your opponents and your teammates. while the bell in the ball let's you know where that is. say you're coming up to me being a cat and if i can't see you i hear the word cat, cat, cat, and you
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say dog, so you get a bit of contact. it started three years ago when it was the brainchild of the worcester communities foundation and now it has spread wild wide and it goes to south africa to make its debut this year. why hugby? as this bot was being devised, players wanted full contact rather than just a touch and a hug isa contact rather than just a touch and a hug is a great way to engage with your opponent without seeing them —— safe. that's all a hug is, rico can keep pushing me for a little bit. when i hug them, i know where they are. the hug is careful, nobody gets injured really. really you get that energy out on people and you just wa nt to energy out on people and you just want to push them, it gets your anger out, doesn't it? it's full contact rugby, isn't it? it is full contact, it is different and it's enjoyable. to make the game totally inclusive and so coaches can join to make the game totally inclusive and so coaches canjoin in, people with sight can join and so coaches canjoin in, people
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with sight canjoin in, and so coaches canjoin in, people with sight can join in, they and so coaches canjoin in, people with sight canjoin in, they provide a range of glasses that replicate what the players probably can't see, a total blackout on this one, a pinprick on this one, and i've been told to use these, this is what chris, one of the players, can see in the match and i will put this on replicate his lack of site. dog, dog, dog... pass! i'm surrounded by cats! release to a dog! the sounds all around me help me keep up with play until the moment i was told i was over the try line and could touch the ball down. dogs... i have scored? could touch the ball down. dogs... i have scored ? 0h, could touch the ball down. dogs... i have scored? oh, i see! could touch the ball down. dogs... i have scored? 0h, isee! it could touch the ball down. dogs... i have scored? oh, i see! it is time for the least cited player on the tea m for the least cited player on the team to try to now convert it. that responsibility falls to players like kane, with little or no site at all. it is really good, it is a really good feeling of just it is really good, it is a really good feeling ofjust being included. this is when the scoring is different on a proper pitch, through the post is a one point, to a
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certain height, two, and up and over is three. hugby might be in its industry, infa ncy hugby might be in its industry, infancy but it is transforming the lives of players like kane and matt, who lost half his strike after a stroke who lost half his strike after a stro ke sto p who lost half his strike after a stroke stop it was a huge boost, it got me out of a hole of being anxiety and depressed and being active in sport really helped. backin active in sport really helped. back in the scrum, it's another tussle between the cats and the dogs. tackling the senses in a way by dogs. tackling the senses in a way rugby has never done before. it started in worcester and since then there have been sessions in scotla nd then there have been sessions in scotland and wales, as i said in the piece, germany, spain, south africa, eventually they hope to have a european league to get it really going so teams can play each other. first time i've been concerned about being surrounded by so many caps in a being surrounded by so many caps in by being surrounded by so many caps in a rugby match, but a great way to communicate, animal names. we did that at school, we had to use animal
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names. you are ringing a bell! a very another here's darren with a look at this morning's weather. morning both of you and good morning out there. it is pretty mild weather heading our way this weekend, at least to start. we have the sun coming up although not many people will see the sunshine today because there is a lot of cloud coming our way and with it we will find some outbreaks of rain, followed by some showers and the stronger winds are set to arrive this weekend as well. let me show you what is happening. i deeper area of low pressure which is why the winds will pick up and this is where the frontier bring the rain into western areas today and sweep its way eastwards overnight and clearing away by tomorrow morning and then it is cooler, fresher air with sunshine and blustery showers to follow. right now, some rain already across scotland and dribs and drabs of rain pushing into england and wales and most of it continuing over the hills in the west. the wettest of the weather
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certainly over the hills and western scotla nd certainly over the hills and western scotland and it will turn wetter through the afternoon across northern ireland and perhaps concentrate on the moray firth to the east of high ground in england and wales but on the whole, pretty cloudy day. the winds will pick up, south—westerly wind may be touching gale force around some western coast of scotland. because it is the south—westerly wind, it will be drawing on milder air so we have got a touch of frost at the moment across some eastern parts of england individually temperatures 11 and 12. but whether this evening across scotland, moving away from northern ireland into england and wales during the night time, pushing its way eastwards but it is followed wea kly way eastwards but it is followed weakly by a whole host of showers coming in on a probably a stronger wind overnight. so if anything, it is going to be mild. we have had cold ones of late and tonight will bea mild cold ones of late and tonight will be a mild one. there is the last of the overnight rain to clear the south—east corner, sunshine and blustery showers tomorrow and the best of the sunshine for eastern england eastern scotland, a lot more showers up to the west and these can
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be heavy with rain and thunder and hailand be heavy with rain and thunder and hail and through the mountaintops of scotland, some snow as well. the caller, fresher feel is the day goes on with temperatures dropping to eight or nine in the afternoon. so, some letter fresher weather and not much respite as we move into next week either because the next area of low pressure is racing in from the atla ntic low pressure is racing in from the atlantic and it will be accompanied by strong to gale force winds cost eastern areas may start dry with some sunshine on the western part of the uk on monday are seeing cloud and outbreaks of rain. the rain then pushes its way eastwards through the day and it could be heavy rain over some of those hills once again so not good news. temperatures of nine, 10 degrees fairly typically but a windy day, increasingly wet. a mild day as well. very mild actually on tuesday but very windy and basically, the outlook is for more u nsettled basically, the outlook is for more unsettled weather to come, showers or longer spells of rain, quite so wet, not quite so windy towards the end of end wet, not quite so windy towards the end of the week. that's it. back to you two. i did make it into the sun
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yesterday and i was lapping it up! did you feel good for that? yes, it did not last though, sadly. now it's time for click. this week, spencer and lara are looking at how technology is helping — and sometimes hindering — the fight against coronavirus. this week marks three months since the world first heard about a newly identified disease. i am of course talking about covid—19, which is caused by a new type of coronavirus. to date, there have been over 3,000 deaths from nearly 100,000 confirmed cases in 81 countries.
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and this is how i know that. this is thejohns hopkins university covid—19 dashboard. and since it went live injanuary, it has gone...viral, in a good way, by demystifying the stats and the numbers behind the spread of this disease. it is amalgamation data from many of the world's health agencies and so, for example, right now i can see the total number of confirmed cases is just over 93,000, these are the countries where they have confirmed cases by numbers, and just as importantly, i think, this is the total number of people who have already recovered completely from the disease. and this is just one of the pop—up projects that have appeared online, aiming to demystify the glut of covid—19 data. community powered site nextstrain drops the genome data shared by scientists around the world. as covid—19 is transmitted from person to person, it can change its genetic make—up in subtle ways, allowing researchers to build
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a family tree that shows how the disease has spread. it's some genuinely fascinating stuff. in a health crisis, particularly once it is growing rapidly, like the coronavirus outbreak, we really need to communicate with people about what they can do individually and collectively to try and help get this under control. but also, it is important that individuals understand that if they make minor, relatively mundane changes to their behaviour, they can help us to slow the spread of this down. in 2018, the bbc ran its own experiments to simulate the spread of a flu—like disease using a network of virtually infected smartphones. for me, the show did a brilliantjob of revealing how simple things like washing our hands can make a massive difference to how quickly and how far a disease spreads. 0n the right is what happens if we
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all wash our hands really well. 0n the left is what happens if we do not. just look at how the spread is slowed if we follow the advice of washing our hands well and often. posts like this are everywhere on social media, recommending good hand—washing techniques and other scientifically grounded tips to try and limit the spread of germs. but they are not the only things you might find if you look online for coronavirus information. over the past few months, social media companies have been waging their own war against a different kind of pathogen. dubbed an ‘infodemic‘ by the world health organization, social networks have been deluged with information about the coronavirus. some of this is correct and helpful, but a lot of it is misleading, half true, or completely fake, and that is making the real information or advice
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much harder to find. looking through tiktok now and it looks like any search for coronavirus or a similar term now brings up this banner at the top and these videos from well—known organisations at the top spot. similarly, dubious recommendations seem to have gone. ‘coronavirus conspiracies' used be one of the suggested search tags. not any more. over on facebook, it is a similar story, with posts from well—known and trusted organisations taking up the top spots. so some of the kinds of misinformation that does travel around would be first of all not believing that there is a problem at all, and that this is a creation in order to try and control people. that has been seen before and is being seen now. also, people come up with ideas of cures, whether it is drinking garlic water or whatever, people suggest that something
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will happen or that there is a cure out there — it's just being withheld. that is a circulating rumour at the moment. and you have to counter that because if you do not, people will not take action in the way that you want them to. so it is really important that we get the true messaging out there and the science underpinning and that is what we are trying to do. and if you're really interested in educating yourself on the science behind covid—19, then professor ward has a free online course that should really protect you from fake facts. so that is where we are now. but in this emerging age of artificial intelligence, we are starting to get glimpses of how that technology may help us in fighting outbreaks like this. and lara has been investigating. this coronavirus seems to have shaken up life as we know it. inevitably, it is going to continue to spread.
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but how far and fast that is going to happen and what we are going to do about it are still in question. so, could artificial intelligence play a vital part in providing some answers, and maybe even improving the outcome? ai had an important role in the initial understanding of this outbreak. canadian specialists blue dot deals with global epidemic intelligence and identified very early on that something was amiss through a combination of medical and airline data. we were one of the first groups in the world that identified this outbreak. this was back, actually, on new year's eve day, the morning of december 31. the machine learning algorithms that we developed had picked up information in chinese of a pneumonia — it wasn't known to be a coronavirus — of unknown cause, centred around this market in wuhan.
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when it was presented to our team, we recognised there were parallels to the sars outbreak 17 years earlier, so we knew immediately that there was some historic parallels here and that this outbreak really warranted our attention. and this is where the human scientists were needed. ai can alert but cannot yet do the investigations to say what is really occurring. detecting an outbreak is really just the first step. there are multiple other things that need to happen. ultimately, we need to determine what kinds of risk does this pose? is it likely to spread? if it is going to spread, where might it go? what kind of consequences might occur from that spread? and ultimately, we have to get that information into the hands of people who can then be empowered with the information to take the appropriate actions. it is notjust about tracking, though. the dream is that one day, ai might be able to conjure up necessary vaccines on the spot or repurpose drugs to deal
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with new challenges. the latter being something benevolent ai in london is already leading the way on. this company uses al to better understand the mechanism of disease, correlating data on illnesses, drugs and outcomes and providing more information than any human being could ever come up with. and, in this case, a potential lead. what are we looking at here? this is a demonstration of our algorithm processing documents in real time, reading the abstracts of scientific publications related to coronavirus, and extracting relationships between key biological concepts that we really care about to carry out drug discovery. and at this point, we're just a few months into an outbreak that could really, really grow. how meaningful do you think this data is so far? there's a huge amount of information being published.
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we are notjust pulling out the coronavirus information but we are merging it with other existing publications on underlying biology. 0ur algorithms read over biology at multiple layers, from the nano world of proteins interacting on ourselves through this maze of biological processes, up to human defined definitions of diseases. it is very early days for the process, but it is suggesting what might be worth further investigation. now, a lot of people are looking at virals, antivirals and how they might potentially treat the disease. we looked at it from a completely different way. we said "what are the other types of approved drugs that might inhibit the progression of that disease in the body?" so we surfaced a number of drugs, and then we did some experimentation based on that, and further research. and we came up with this one drug that we think is best suited. it has both anti—inflammatory properties, as well as the ability to stop what is called endocytosis,
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which is what enables the virus to enter the lungs, which is the most potentially dangerous outcome of the coronavirus. the company stresses this is only conjecture. and although the drug in question is approved for use in rheumatoid arthritis, clinical trials and full scientific evidence would be needed before it could even come close to being used for this purpose. what we are trying to do is use this technology in the service of science to further the development of novel treatments for diseases that currently have no treatment. like, right now in the world, there's over 9,000 diseases that have no treatment. well, ai will play a greater role than it has already because what is being done is genetic sequences are being taken — that is the understanding of the organism itself — and this is put into databases that can then determine for a virus came
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from and what it might be going in the future. of course, a! has not solved the covid—19 crisis but it has hopefully helped to some extent, and should be learning from it to be even more helpful in any future disease outbreaks. and that's it for the shortcut of click for this week. the full version is up on iplayer waiting for you. and we are waiting for you on your social media platform of choice — we live on facebook, youtube, instagram, and twitter at @bbcclick. thanks for watching and we will see you soon.
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good morning. welcome to breakfast with rachel burden and charlie stayt. 0ur headlines today: a second person in the uk has died after testing positive for coronavirus. the number of cases across the country has risen to 164. 21 passengers on a cruise ship off san francisco are told they have the virus. around 140 britons are on board.
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all passengers and crew will be tested for the coronavirus. those that need to be quarantined will be quarantined. those that require additional medical attention will receive it. scotland women's six nations match with france in glasgow has been postponed after a home player contracted the coronavirus. scottish rugby say she's being treated in a healthcare facility but is otherwise well. vat on sanitary products, the so—called ‘tampon tax', is to be abolished. story stop good morning. much more cloud around today. it will get milder as the south—westerly wind picks up rain to come in from the west and then all change tomorrow. join me laterfor more details. it's saturday 7th march. our top story: a man in his early 805 has become the second person in the uk to die after testing positive for coronavirus. milton keynes hospital said the man had underlying health conditions. the hospital has isolatit
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any patients or staff who came into contact with him. —— isolated. more than 20,000 people have been testit for the virus in the uk and 164 cases have been confirmed. andy moore reports. milton keynes hospital said the man in his 805 died on thursday shortly after testing positive for coronavirus. he had underlying health conditions. the hospital is operating as normal, while any patients or staff who were in contact with the man have gone into isolation. yesterday, the prime minister was on a visit to laboratories in bedfordshire where he demonstrated the proper way to wash your hands. you've got to do two verses of happy birthday. happy birthday to you, happy birthday to you... he pledged extra money for coronavirus vaccine research and quicker testing.
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there certainly will be a substantial period of disruption where we have to deal with this outbreak. how big that will be, how long that will be i think is still open question. the uk has seen its largest single daily increase, with the number of cases now standing at 164, but that's still way behind the worst affected country in europe, italy, where there have been 4,500 confirmed cases and nearly 200 deaths. the tiny citystate of the vatican, population just 1,000, has reported its first infection. many sporting events in italy are being cancelled or played behind closed doors. a government meeting on monday will discuss the possibility of that happening here in the uk. sports governing bodies and broadcasters will advise on how events could be staged without fans should the measure be needed. andy moore, bbc news.
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21 cases of coronavirus have been detected on a cruise ship docked off the coast of san francisco. all the passengers and crew will now be screened. 3,500 people are on board the grand princess, including 140 british nationals, and its british captain. it's the sister ship of the diamond princess, which saw a major coronavirus outbreak while moored injapan. north america correspondent peter bowes has more. moored off san francisco since wednesday, test kits were lowered onto the ship by the us coastguard. 46 people were swabbed for the coronavirus. 21 tested positive, 19 crew members and two passengers. the test results were revealed by the us vice president, mike pence, who's leading the country's response to the disease. we are taking all measures necessary to see to the health of the americans and those involved on the grand princess, and, just as importantly,
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to protect the health of the american public and prevent the spread of the disease through communities in this country. shortly afterwards the vice president's news conference, the ship's captain made an announcement over the public address system to confirm the findings and to apologise for the way those affected found out. you may have heard this on the news by the media already, and we apologise but we were not given advance notice of this announcement by the us federal government. it would have been our preference to be the first to make this news available to you. these individuals will be notified of their test results as quickly as possible. plans are currently under way to bring the ship into a non—commercial port. all passengers and crew will now be testit and those that require it will be put into quarantine. crew members will stay on the ship. it's not known yet where the passengers will be taken. president trump appears to be at odds with his team dealing with the cruise liner. frankly, if it were up to me,
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i would be inclined to say leave everybody on the ship for a period of time and use the ship as your base, but a lot of people would rather do it a different way than rather quarantine people on land. when they do that, our numbers are going to go up. either way, it means more days days of uncertainty for the passengers. there is a rush for me to get off the ship. i have stage four neuroendocrine cancer and my tumours are actively growing, so we almost didn't come on the trip but because of some delay in insurance and such, we were encouraged to go and we've been looking forward to it and really wanted to go. officials say the majority of passengers are in their 605, 705 and 805 — the most vulnerable section of the population. the vice president said his advice to elderly americans planning a cruise was to use commonsense. peter bowes, bbc news, los angeles.
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scotland women's six nations match with france has been postponed after a home player contracted coronavirus. the game should have been played in glasgow later today. there are also fears that other sporting events could be cancelled. mike's here to tell us more. give us more details, this is about an individual? scottish female player contracted the virus, she is said to be doing well in a healthcare facility in glasgow and several other players are in safe isolation as a caution —— self isolation. they are happy with the way they handled it and listened to nhs advice but the scottish women's tea m nhs advice but the scottish women's team were in italy two weeks ago to play that six nations match in the north of the country near milan, it was called off, that was two weeks ago so it says something about the incubation period. it isn't the first six nations game to be called off because the italy game against ireland in dublin is to be called off, but this is the first on british soil. there will be anxiety
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about where she caught the virus from and this is extending to other sporting fixtures potentially?” must say the men's match tomorrow at murrayfield in edinburgh still goes ahead, just the women's game in glasgow is affected. there's a meeting on monday between broadcasters, government officials and sports governing bodies about where to go next in terms of delaying containing the virus and there is speculation perhaps karim cheurfi league matches could be behind closed doors and football league matches as well. both have already banned handshakes this weekend before matches, and other measures will be looked at and discussed. some speculation in the papers this morning that there could be advice on 4/70 is not attend big sporting events. this is one of a raft of measures that it is speculated will be discussed, but the government and sporting bodies like the premier league are saying treat this with caution, it would only be advice, not a ban of over 70
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is. we will ask the chief medical officer later, there's a risk about —— there is a question about weather this is a public service message if they put a ban on this. the over 70s are being mentioned because they are seen as a vulnerable group. thanks, mike. doctorjenny harris, deputy chief medical officer, speaking to us at 9:10am this morning. the 5% vat charge currently added to female sanitary products will be scrapped in next week's budget. since 2015, the tax has raised around £62 million, most of which is passed on by the government to charities. the treasury says removing the levy will make a pack of 20 tampons 7p cheaper and 5p coming off the cost of 12 sanitary pads. after the wettest february on record, the association of british insurers says the total value of pay—outs to flood—hit customers will be around £360 million. the cost covers damage from storms ciara and dennis. here's our business
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correspondent, katie prescott. the devastation left in the wake of storms ciara and dennis, which hit the uk in february. floods affecting transport, businesses and residents. people like mike, who's had floodwater in his home for almost four weeks. we're on a septic tank system here, so the system backs up. and so although we've been able to live in the house, we're very careful about how many times we flush the toilet or how many times we get a shower. now the waters are receding, the insurance industry is counting the cost of the damage to people like him. more than 3,000 households have made flood claims for an average of £32,000. our initial estimates are storm ciara and storm dennis will cost around £360 million, that's how much insurers are paying out to help customers recover from these devastating incidents.
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to put this into context, at £360 million, the cost of cleaning up storms ciara and dennis is triple that of the floods in the midlands and south yorkshire last november, which cost £110 million, but below the three successive storms desmond, eva then frank in december 2015, which cost £1.3 billion. large insurers have said how winter floods are hitting their businesses. direct line's profits were down 10% and aviva that it paying out £70 million because of flood and wind damage claims. and these costs are still just estimates. it could still rise as more damage emerges. katie prescott, bbc news. back to one of our stories this morning concerning the so—called tampon tax. women spend an average of £4500 on sanitary products over their
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lifetime. that includes more than £225 in vat. in next week's budget, the chancellor is expected to confirm that the so—called ‘tampon tax‘ will be scrapped from january 2021. laura coryton has spent the last five years campaigning on this issue and joins us on the sofa. gemma abbott, from the free periods campaign, is in our london newsroom. is this a sense of victory? it is a weird feeling of relief that the 320,000 people that signed the petition as well as the generations campaigning beforehand have finally been listened to and finally this tax can be over. a really happy feeling. is it tinged with a sense of why did it take so long? definitely, i remember going home to devon once and my best friend‘s mum came down the stairs and said i like your petition and i campaigned when i was your age. literally generations have been campaigning and it has taken so long for them to be listened to. it is about the
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turbo of people not talking about or listening to things about periods. it is not the muggy, it is only 80p offa it is not the muggy, it is only 80p off a packet, but the principle that they were graded as a luxury item —— a few they were graded as a luxury item —— afewp they were graded as a luxury item —— a few p off they were graded as a luxury item —— afewpoffa they were graded as a luxury item —— a few p off a packet. a symptom of wider sexism, the fact women aren‘t in decision—making rooms and politics and to poverty, the turbo, isa politics and to poverty, the turbo, is a symptom. director of the three periods campaign —— the turbo. —— three periods —— it is great for people who have been fighting for this change and we can all agree a tax that seeks to characterise period products as non—essential items is absurd and it has no place in a society that seeks gender equality. i have a certain
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degree of cynicism around the timing of this announcement coming as it does on the eve of international women's day. as you said, the change in tax rate won't come into play until the first of january in tax rate won't come into play until the first ofjanuary next year. this isn't actually a reaffirmation of the government al—asad on this matter, it is already mandated by law —— government policy. it sits in the finance act right now and mandates for this to happen as eu obligations. even if the government did nothing this would be a legal requirement from the start of next year when the requirement from the start of next yearwhen the eu requirement from the start of next year when the eu brexit transition period is over. nonetheless, it is good news but i'm not sure it is the bold, pioneering step of feminist solidarity from our new chancellor but it's great news and i'm glad to see it. it was eu law that prevented this move from taking place earlier. are they looking at this across the
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rest of the eu? they are, and that came as a result of campaigns in the uk. before the uk referendum —— eu referendum, david cameron went to the eu and tried to change other eu regulation vat rules to make them more flexible and make them reduce tax rates on menstrual products to zero. the impetus was lost when the referendum result happened and the brexit process took up so much attention and time both here and in the eu, but as it stands it is proposed new flexibility rules would come into play from the first of january, 2022 in europe. even if we had stayed in europe, we would have seena similar had stayed in europe, we would have seen a similar change happening in due course. i think we can probably put too much weight on the fact that this was something mandated from the eu. it is an indication of how slow these things are to change sometimes on the other thing to point out is
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the £62 million but has been raised in acro three has been put towards women‘s charities for a number of yea rs women‘s charities for a number of years —— vat and are you concerned about the amount of money they are likely to lose? what do we do about that? i think it is a concern but i was never keen on the idea that women should be taxed on these essential products and then that tax revenue is used to support women's charities. i think it perpetuates this kind of unhealthy idea that things like domestic abuse or rape are women's issues, as if we are somehow a special interest group rather than half the population but nonetheless as you say it has been a large amount of funding for charities that work in a chronically underfunded area and i think it would be good to see the government ta ke would be good to see the government take this opportunity to reaffirm their commitment to supporting charities in that area and to commit some funding to this area, even once the tampon taxes removed. laura, picking up on what i think you said earlier, do you get a sense if you
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like this is a tangible sign that women‘s voices like this is a tangible sign that women‘s voices are like this is a tangible sign that women‘s voices are listened to more? definitely and i think rise of online politics has helped that as well so we have changed petitions now, there is the tampon scam —— templates tax campaign, the successful ones that reach their goal is started by women so i think that new platform is allowing women to come into the political sphere where they have not been welcomed before. we should also point out there are free sanitary products available in schools, in england, and wales and i think scotland is introducing free sanitary products wholesale, isn‘t it? certain community points. scotland has really kind of lead the way in this sphere and it is really exciting so yes, schools in england and wales have just signed up to the project. for free period products. it is not something they will automatically get to the stage is really important as well. laura, thank you for your time this morning. and thank you for your time as well. thank you very much. here‘s darren with a look at this morning‘s weather.
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hello there rachel and good morning. no named storm this weekend but certainly the weather is not as good as it was yesterday and we have got some more rain to come and together with some snowmelt it could lead to a greater risk of further flooding. the winds picking up as well and a deeper area of low pressure approaching the uk. it is pushing this weather front through it will bring most of the rain into the west today. moving eastwards overnight, should be gone by the morning. and we are into cooler, fresher air with some stronger winds this time and sunshine and blustery showers. we have got some winter weather coming in across scotland, particularly in western scotland, heavy rain here. further tests of rain across england and wales. mainly i think over these hills on the west and later on in the day, it will turn wetter again for northern ireland. all the while, the winds will be picking up as well. strong winds possibly touching gale force in some western areas of scotland. it is a south—westerly
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wind. it will eventually lift the temperatures. we still have temperatures. we still have temperatures about freezing across eastern parts of england and by the end of the afternoon, typically 11 or 12. this evening, wet weatherfor scotland, moving away for northern ireland and heading over the irish sea and the band of rain is heavy over the hills will sweep its way east across england and wales. followed by quite a number of showers and if anything the winds could be stronger overnight tonight. it adds up to a mild night. a few cold ones of late but tonight should be mild and frost—free. that is the back of the brain early in the morning, across south—eastern parts of england. a day of sunshine and blustery showers. not too many showers for eastern scotland, eastern england where we will see the best of the sunshine more frequent showers out to the west and heavy with some hail and thunder and snow over the scottish mountains. those temperatures dropping away a bit through the day to around eight or nine. a very mixed weather over the weekend, it continues into next week as well. we have another one of
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these, another area of low pressure, or weather fronts which means wilmore more wet and windy weather to come. for many eastern areas it may well start dry on monday and they could be early sometime mcleod will increase again, western parts of the uk seeing it turn but wetter through the morning and the rain will push into eastern areas during the afternoon. all the while the winds will be strengthening as well, at least it will be mild, i suppose, temperatures nine or ten and could be even milder on tuesday. but the broad theme remains the same next week. unsettled, showers or longer spells of rain, a windy, when to start to the week, less wet later in the week. back to you. thank you, darren. it is 20 minutes past seven. we have talked a bit on breakfast this week about the importance of sign language. the number of people learning. this is a gorgeous story. when jade kilduff‘s brother christian was born, doctors said he may never walk, talk or even smile, so jade decided to learn sign language so she would be able to communicate with him.
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the pair now teach others how to sign on their facebook page and have gained millions of supporters, including singer lewis capaldi. frankie mccamley went to meet them. what is this one? can we sign love? love! love! can you sign friend? yes! friend! two, three... jade kilduff and christian records sign language lessons and sign along to p0p language lessons and sign along to pop songs on youtube and facebook. the videos have been viewed by millions. across the world. good, well done! bike! goodjob! bike! my little brother christian was actually stillborn. he did not take his first breath for 24 minutes. his brain was starved of oxygen for that long. which has led to him having a
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type of brain injury called hia. we we re type of brain injury called hia. we were told he would never be able to communicate so i decided to learn sign language and teach him and it is now enabled him to be able to talk and signing over 250 words! talking a lot! you are proving eve ryo ne talking a lot! you are proving everyone wrong, aren‘t you? so many children and adults across, like, the country union —— use signing and a massive amount of the population use it so everybody should be able to talk it. and what would that change mean to you, christian, your family,? people would not feel isolated and they can go to the local brownie group and make friends. be able to talk to anybody. and it would honestly mean everything, winter, christian? jade started an online petition calling for sign to be taught in primary schools across england. in less than two months, it has had more than 100,000 signatures. jade never
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expected her petition to go viral and get so much support. but now, it has had more than 100,000 signatures. it is going to be leaving her home here. making its way here, to westminster. when jade‘s petition is going to be considered for a debate by mp5. but how realistic is it? james bull primary school in south—east london already teaches sign language as pa rt already teaches sign language as part of the curriculum.” already teaches sign language as part of the curriculum. i do think that it will be a very big challenge. i think the benefits that we have is not only deaf adults within our school but we have specialist, very, very experienced signers. you could easily do a smaller scale version and i think you could have access to an expert who visits schools and trains the staff. it does take a while to feel confident enough in yourself to then teach somebody else but as long as you have the right training, teachers are very adaptable. the department for education says
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schools can teach sign if they choose to. it is currently developing a sign language gcse with the hope of introducing it as soon as possible. frankie mccamley, bbc news. it isa it is a really inspiring story, that, isn‘t it? it is a really inspiring story, that, isn't it? totally gorgeous! what a wonderful big sisterjade is. her enthusiasm, it leaps out of her and it absolutely works. you can find out more from their facebook page if you want to. we will talk about the front pages of the paper briefly, and to be honest they are all on coronavirus and one on the front of the daily telegraph. we should be visiting our elderly relatives before they isolate. ministers are saying that written has reached the point where we will not be able to stop this epidemic so there is some advice there that it might be that the over 705 have two innocents voluntarily self isolate
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or keep away from crowded events and... the government will step further, haven‘t they, in issuing advice in relation to that. the front page of the daily mail, millions are told to work at home to find the virus and britons have been told to work from home after the biggest leap on coronavirus cases in a single day and worth saying that this is not as yet the official advice in any sense at all and we await the government saying the next step of what they are going to ask people to do, but is yet to arrive. in china, apparently, the advice in some areas is to keep at least one metre distance from anyone else. get out! you are way too close! so some barbers initial have done it, i do not know if you can see, i think they are taking the mickey but they are using long sticks to trim the hairof their are using long sticks to trim the hair of their clients and wash them and brush them. but i do not think they mean this entirely seriously but it gives you an idea of the
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kinds of extent that people are going to. it is 25 minutes past seven and we are talking a little bit this morning about school dinners. 0ne bit this morning about school dinners. one of the subjects, when you say school dinners you say how do you remember that? good or bad or dishes you like i did not like?l bit of both, really. i my gosh, the menu of the chef of the school we‘re going to talk to later on sounds amazing! braised beef tortellini with tomato sauce and soy beans. incredible! that was the dish that holly, the title of school chef of the year, she won that award this year. we will speak to her later in the programme and let‘s see her in action. right, let's go. i would say children are harder critics than the adults, to be
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honest. they tell you exactly what they think and they do not sugarcoat it. ta-da! you guys all have an enchilada, yes? holly makes everything from scratch, nothing already made. she said to try new things. i tried already made. she said to try new things. itried pepper and now! love it. the children may be unsure about trying a piece of food and she will take literally one piece to encourage them to expand their dietary range. i've got spaghetti bolognese and it's my favourite. we are very lucky to have her. you have beenin are very lucky to have her. you have been in touch to share your memories of the best and worst school meals and as! of the best and worst school meals and as i mentioned, sponge pudding seems to crop up frequently. ginger sponge and white clusters, says sylvia, jam roly—poly custard. chocolate kate —— cake and mint custard! 0ne savoury offering, if i can find it, live a casserole. with
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half an apple to clean your teeth. there was a lot of liver, i remember, from school dinners. there was a lot of liver, i remember, from school dinnersm there was a lot of liver, i remember, from school dinners. it is cheap, you see. at bbc breakfast if you want to get in touch with more of your vicious school dinner memories. it is 28 minutes past seven. to the lead story and we are of course tracking the course of coronavirus and how it is affecting people around the world and you will know about this cruise ship of san francisco at the moment where thousands of passengers are waiting to find out where they are going to be taken after 21 people on board tested positive for coronavirus. in all, there are thousands of people on board, including michelle and steven smith who we can speak to now. thank you very much forjoining us. bring us right up to date. what is the situation on board the ship? we just got a message from the captain that the helicopter bringing
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in some supplies from san francisco, medical supplies that are needed on the ship, and then they evacuated a passenger who the ship, and then they evacuated a passenger who was the ship, and then they evacuated a passenger who was ill and needed to go, be flown to a hospital in san francisco. they have not brought us up francisco. they have not brought us up to speed on where we're to be docking. we are assuming it is tomorrow, that we do not know where, andl tomorrow, that we do not know where, and i have heard it will be a commercial dock and not the same dock that we embarked from. so michelle, tell me, have you been tested, a re michelle, tell me, have you been tested, are you expecting to be tested ? tested, are you expecting to be tested? no, we have not been tested yet. just about 100 folks, a few people from the previous cruise and many staff. and because they have
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tested positive to the virus, we have heard rumours that we will be tested but nobody has, on the cruise ship itself, no—one has said that to us, just from what we have seen on tv, it sounds like we will be tested. have you been told how many people have tested positive? what information do you have? 21 people, two crew, 19 crewmembers and two passengers have tested positive so far better on the ship now. and they are quarantined to their rooms. and they will be testing the other 1200 crewmembers and 2500 passengers. you are expecting you will be tested in the next few days? yes. stephen, you and michelle must be concerned given the number of people who have already tested positive,
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you must be wondering whether you might have come into contact with these people and asking a lot of questions? there's nobody to talk to about it because they've got us all sequestered in our rooms. there's nobody to talk to. it is just my wife and are in my room. but we are concerned and the longer this goes on the more significant our concerns become. we are also all in favour of them keeping this ship isolated and them keeping this ship isolated and the passengers on it isolated so as to contain the spread of this virus. what was the first indication you had that there was something wrong at all? say again? what was the first indication there was any problem at all? i know there were problems with communication. when were you aware
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something wasn‘t right on the ship? wednesday afternoon we were eating lunch and the captain came across where everyone could hear him and he mentioned that, you know, there was an issue and we were to finish our lunch and to go to our state room. everyone we spoke to around us was very light—hearted and was not concerned really at all, and as the day or two has gone by, and now that we have passengers and crew that have tested positive, i have texted a few of the passengers who are on the ship and, of course, we‘ve all gone from not worried about it to, "0h gone from not worried about it to, "oh my goodness, this isn‘t very good! "we are obviously praying for one another and everyone on the
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ship. steven, you, unlike some people on board, are very close to home, aren‘t you? yes, we live in paradise, california, which is about three hours from here up in the mountains. we are close to home, which is nice. we are close to home, which is nice. we understand that the captain of the ship is british. we heard earlier on one of his announcements being made. what do you make of the information and the way you‘re being treated on board the ship? they are treating us really well and, you know, he is from the uk. i think his name is harry smith, captain harry smith. there doing a greatjob. we wish captain harry smith. there doing a great job. we wish that we were able to get more current information from the ship's captain, but i don't think they have current information. i think that there just waiting for
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the powers that the, you know, with the powers that the, you know, with the centers for disease control and the centers for disease control and the california government officials to make up their mind as to what they want to happen and once they convey that to the captain, he welcomed a into us. but we're just anxious, we want more information. com pletely anxious, we want more information. completely understandable, steven and michelle, thank you for talking to us from on—board and we wish you and keep in touch with regards to what happens next. as we mentioned earlier, we have the uk deputy chief medical officer coming up after... after 8am. if you do have any questions for her, we can put them to her. get in touch. headlines coming up injust a moment.
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hello, this is breakfast with rachel burden and charlie stayt. good morning. here‘s a summary of today‘s main stories from bbc news. efforts are being made to trace anyone who came into contact with a second person to die of the coronavirus in the uk. the man in his 805 had underlying health conditions and was being treated at milton keynes university hospital. he was diagnosed with the virus shortly before dying. more than 20,000 people have been tested for the virus in the uk and 164 cases have been confirmed. in the united states, vice president mike pence says 21 people have tested positive for coronavirus on a cruise ship off san francisco. 19 of them are crew members.
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a total of 3,500 people are on board the ship, including 140 british nationals, and mr pence says they will all be screened. the grand princess is the sister ship of the diamond princess, which saw a major coronavirus outbreak while moored injapan. one of america‘s most famous music festivals, south by southwest, has been cancelled due to coronavirus fears. organisers of the annual event in austin, texas said they had no choice but to call it off for the first time in its 34—year history. nearly 74,000 people attended the festival last year, with more than 19,000 visiting from outside the us. the 5% vat charge currently added to female sanitary products will be scrapped in next week‘s budget. since 2015, the tax has raised around £62 million, most of which is passed on by the government to charities. the treasury says removing the levy will make a pack of 20 tampons 7p cheaper, with 5p coming off the cost of 12 sanitary pads.
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the insurance industry says it expects to pay out £360 million to uk households affected by storms dennis and ciara. the association of british insurers says more than 63,000 families have contacted insurers and the average claim is for £32,000. the cost of clearing up after ciara and dennis is estimated to be more than the flooding in yorkshire and the midlands in november, which cost £110 million, but below the boxing day floods in 2015 which cost insurers £1.3 billion. we will be finding out what it is post—floods, which has been swept of the news agenda because of coronavirus, but how people are putting their lives and businesses together after those floods in about an hour. how about this for a story from
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space? lettuce grown entirely in space is as nutritious and safe to eat as lettuce grown on earth, according to a nasa report. astronaughts at the international space station grew and ate salad plants while orbiting 250 miles above earth‘s surface. the nasa study found that some of the space—grown lettuce contained more nutrients than those grown back on earth. cultivating food in space could be crucial for long—distance missions. i wanted a close—up of the latest to see what it looks like, because something tells me it won‘t be quite the same. a bit hard to work out the colours from that image. we‘ll get in touch with our people at nasa to if we can get more. looked a bit purple, you do get purple lettuce! i‘m the lettuce correspondent! purple, you do get purple lettuce! i'm the lettuce correspondent! you know enough about sport and that will do us! normally on a morning
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like this we would be excitement about the six nations but the excitement around the whole competition has been tempered because there won't be an outcome to the men's all the women's. with all due respect to scotland, if france beat scotland and ireland next week they would be the champions and grand slam winners regardless but you‘re right, the england trip to italy is off next weekend, so too ireland‘s trips for the men and women to dublin this weekend and we have a match off, the scotland women‘s six nations match, which was to go ahead today against france in glasgow, because one of the scottish players has confirmed as having the coronavirus. she is doing well and is recovering and in good spirits at a healthcare unit in glasgow. the men‘s match in edinburgh goes ahead as planned but the women‘s match in glasgow doesn‘t. scottish rugby say the player is being treated in a healthcare facility but is otherwise well. seven members of the scotland
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playing and management staff are in self—isolation. scotland‘s women were in milan for their last game against italy two weeks ago, when it was called off over coronavirus fears, a few hours before kick—off. in a statement, drjames robson, scottish rugby‘s chief medical officer, said: the men‘s matches do go ahead including... meanwhile, with their final game against italy postponed due to the coronavirus outbreak, england‘s men will play their last six nations match for some time today when they host wales at twickenham. the welsh haven‘t won there in this competition for eight years. austin halewood reports commentator: fantastic! look what it means! winning this one is special, it means more.
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victory over your closest neighbours and fiercest rivals. now, this year‘s six nations has been different, with uncertainty and postponed matches muddying the waters, but few fixtures get the blood pumping quite like this one. there‘s so many families that have both english and welsh people in it. you know, the number of times they come up and say, "you‘ve got to win this week because i got a welsh grandfather. you‘ve got to win this week because my wife‘s welsh," you can see even within the society, it‘s such an important game. it‘s a rivalry that burned over 139 years. from jpr williams to jonny wilkinson, bill beaumont to barryjohn. both have their histories intertwined, but right now they look to be heading down different paths. after a slip—up in paris, england‘s tournament is back on track but this is the real test. it‘s always one of the best games to play in. i think regardless of where you‘re playing, they‘re intense, they‘re physical, they always probably throw something up that
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nobody expects as well, so we‘re looking forward to it. 12 months ago in cardiff, the narrative had shifted. wales the comfortable winners, their 12th straight victory on the way to lifting the grand slam. that was warren gatland‘s famous farewell but now they look a different beast. a team still trying to adopt new coach wayne pivac‘s style, but in sport there‘s no time to find your feet. defeats to ireland and france have then backed into a corner. we‘ve prepared as well as we can. we‘ve got a good side taking the field and you‘ve just got to listen to alun wyn during the week, the intensity‘s there in his voice and everything he‘s done in training, he‘s led from the front. it‘s been no holds barred, no—one holding back, so that tells me there‘s a big performance coming. and they‘ll need that and more. england have lost only one of their last 20 six nations matches at twickenham, but pull it off and the wayne pivac era will have really begun.
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austin halewood, bbc news. despite the coronavirus it is still england, wales. the postponed matches are due to go—ahead at some point even if it is in the autumn, like 2001, when it was foot and mouth. just a couple of weeks ago liverpool fans were wondering, if their side could go all season unbeaten in the premier league, now the team has lost three out of the last four games in all competitions. liverpool were knocked out of the fa cup this week by chelsea, and will look to bounce back against relegation—threatened bournemouth at anfield this lunchtime. let‘s not forget though they are 22 points clear at the top of the table. winning gives you confidence, losing costs you confidence. that‘s completely normal, you start thinking about different things. 0ne defeat feels like to defeats, it‘s not a massive difference. it‘s just about how you get back on track immediately on the result track, if you want, and you can do that not by hoping that things are now clicking even better than the game before, we have to just work really hard. you have to fight back.
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there are doubts that tiger woods will be able to defend his masters title, next month after he pulled out of next week‘s players championship due to back problems. he missed this week‘s arnold palmer invitational complaining of back stiffness. the masters begins injust over a month‘s time. woods won it for a fifth time last year. meanwhile, england‘s tyrell hatton isjoint leader after the second round of that arnold palmer invitational in florida. he‘s 7—under par after a round of 69. northern ireland‘s rory mcilroy is 2 shots back on 5—under and is tied for fourth place. british number onejo konta is now through to the semi—finals of the monterrey open in mexico. konta saved two match points, before sealing the victory, beating russia‘s anastasia potapova in three sets. she‘ll face czech world number 57 marie bouzkova in the last four. that‘s all for now. more updates after 8am. who is your money on this
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afternoon, england against wales?” would say england, but if it was and cardiff, i say the other way around an england desperate for revenge after what happened in wales a year ago. probably england by seven or eight points stop the england do well when they get a good early start, amazing statistics about the first ten minutes. that will be their plan to get the good early score, the early try, it seems to work when that happens. thanks, mike, see you later on. they will be testing the other 1200 crewmembers and 2500 passengers. you have not got one for us, there have been some beautiful sunrises around but we have now got the satellite jar. yes! we have, because this is what is heading our way, actually. the sunshine is going to be difficult to see today because unlike yesterday, we have much more cloud and this is coming in from the atla ntic cloud and this is coming in from the atlantic and will bring with us outbreaks of rain already arrived across a good part of scotland. most of the rain is going to come on the weather front there into western
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areas today. and then pushed eastwards overnight. it should have cleared away i think by tomorrow morning. and then we have a mixture of sunshine and showers following on. we will be in cooler and fresher air. talking about cooler, it has eventually to begin with this morning across eastern parts of england. with a touch of frost. is lifting because the cloud is coming in already and we could see a little rain and drizzle here and they across england and wales and mostly i think for these western hills. more significant rain and snow melt in scotland as well. heavy rainfall western scotland. heavy rain coming back into northern ireland. some sunshine i think around the moray firth may will brighten up at times and of high ground in england and wales but the wind will be freshening up throughout the day. it isa freshening up throughout the day. it is a south—westerly wind. it will be blogging in milderair is a south—westerly wind. it will be blogging in milder air and we already have temperatures 10 degrees in cornwall and widely 11 or 12 by the end of the afternoon. but it will be windy as we head into this evening and we have got some rain coming in further across scotland and northern ireland and sweeping
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its way down into and wales. more heavy rain over the hills of wales, north—west england for a while and then showers following on behind. if anything, it may well be windy overnight. while we have had some chilly nights of late, tonight is going to be a mild one. 7—9d. as the back of the overnight train from the south—east quarter of england and in sunshine and blustery showers again on sunday. fewer showers, sunshine and blustery showers again on sunday. fewershowers, more sunshine for eastern scotland and eastern england and more showers further west and some of them heavy with hail and thunder and snow in the scottish mountains. temperatures typically eight or nine. in the afternoon. blustery winds again and then they strengthen during the early pa rt then they strengthen during the early part of next week because the u nsettled early part of next week because the unsettled weather is set to remain with us. we have got another area of rain coming in from the atlantic very quickly and while eastern areas on monday may start dry with some sunshine, it will cloud over and we have rain arriving in the morning across the western side of the uk, pushing into eastern areas during monday afternoon. but rain again
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heavy over the hills. increasing the risk of some further flooding. temperatures of nine or 10 degrees. quite windy as well on monday. wendy still on tuesday, gales and many places. be very mild across southern parts of the uk. it is essentially staying unsettled next week. showers or longer spells of rain, bubbly turning cooler across the northern half of the uk. not quite as wet nor indeed is windy at the end of next week. there is still week. there is indeed is windy at the end of next week. there is still some time away before that. enjoy those sunrises. if you have been lucky enough to experience them. 48 minutes past seven. now it‘s time for newswatch with samira ahmed. hello and welcome to newswatch with me, samira ahmed. does the extensive airtime the bbc is devoting to the coronavirus mean it‘s guilty of scaremongering? and how can reporters provide all the information on the virus that the public needs without encouraging a sense of panic?
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one subject has led almost all news bulletins this week, and it seems likely to remain top of the agenda for some time to come. here‘s hugh pym on thursday‘s news at ten, reporting on warnings that the coronavirus was likely to spread further in the uk. the warnings today have been on the basis of a worst—case scenario. case numbers may be less than expected, but health leaders feel they need to prepare hospitals, their staff and patients for a potentially very tough time ahead. while some viewers have applauded the way the topic‘s been handled, with a twitter user called jonathan posting this: but chris stapleton had a different view, asking:
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as well as the sheer extent of the coverage, including a number of special programmes on radio and television, the frequent references to the daily toll of new cases and deaths in the uk and worldwide concerned some viewers. here‘s alan cummings and first, alan collinson. every day, i am hearing announcements such as "three more people have been diagnosed, bringing the number infected to 90". no mention of the people who were diagnosed in the first three weeks, almost all of whom have now fully recovered. 90 is not the number of people who have the virus in the uk today, but the number who have ever had it. by this measure, you should be reporting that six billion people on earth have been infected with the flu virus — a true but misleading, sensationalist and unhelpful fact.
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like everyone else in this country, i'm concerned about the rise in cases in the coronavirus. when i sat down to watch the lunchtime news on bbc one on monday, the headline said there had been a surge in cases. i was naturally concerned. it later transpired the surge the headline was referring to was an increase over the two—day weekend of 23 cases. with a population of almost 60 million, 23 cases, while newsworthy, is hardly dramatic enough to require the word "surge". bbc, just simply report the facts. don't use inflammatory and exaggerated headlines. well, taking time out from what must be a very busy period of reporting on the coronavirus outbreak is the bbc medical correspondent fergus walsh.
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thank you so much for coming on newswatch. i can remember — and i‘m sure many viewers can remember — the huge coverage, the anxiety about the sars outbreak back in the early 20005, others such as swine flu, avian flu. how does this situation compare? so i‘ve covered all of those stories. i was in vietnam covering bird flu, which had a death rate of about 50%. sars, 10%. we‘ve had mers, ebola. all of them, actually, with a higher death rate, but this has the biggest potential of any respiratory infectious disease spread through a cough or contaminated surface than we‘ve seen in 50, maybe even 100 years. so that is why this story, the new coronavirus, which only emerged three months ago, is getting such huge coverage, because of its potential. now we‘re putting a huge amount of resources into this
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from our correspondents, first of all, in china, south korea. but then as it spread to italy, europe, iran and here in the uk. notjust health specialists and but also sport, the economy, business, because this virus is having an extraordinary impact for everyone. and yet we, at the moment, have just about 100,000 cases, yet it‘s having this amazing impact. i think some of the anxiety we‘re getting from viewers‘ comments is about the volume of coverage creating a sense of fear, and as the specialist reporter — obviously you do the health medical aspect — how much coverage do you feel we need? you mentioned a huge range of topics there. don‘t shoot the messenger. i mean, this virus and the disease it causes, covid—19, are having a massive impact, and i think it‘s unfair to blame the media on that.
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it‘s — there‘s a huge amount we don‘t know about this virus, and that‘s really the problem. we don‘t knowjust how many people it will infect — or has infected — and we don‘t really know how many people it may kill, but it has the potential to spread across the world and infect a large proportion of people everywhere. and although seasonal flu kills thousands of people in the uk each year and globally — maybe half a million people — this is worse than ordinary seasonal flu and so, it has a bigger potential and there are so many unknowns about this that that makes calibrating the coverage quite difficult. i‘m glad you mentioned the issue of, you know, why this is a bigger deal than flu, because there are viewers who say, until we‘ve actually got deaths that are comparable, we should just focus on the fact the number of deaths there are, which in this country at the moment is is very, very small. and people feel that the too much
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talk about what might happen is fuelling some of that panic in britain. well, we are almost certainly heading for a major outbreak in britain — you just have to look at the number of cases in italy. hopefully it won‘t be 80% of the population. hopefully it will be far, far, far fewer than that. but even if it was a small proportion of the population — 10%, 20% got infected — it will have a significant impact. but one of the key things we try to do all the time is to emphasize what is the individual risk if you catch it. it‘s very clear that a lot of your reporting is focused on very much public service information and repeating this message at a time when a lot of british newspapers are running very, very alarmist headlines. and i wonder if more than ever, the bbc news correspondents and editors‘ job feels like doing something very different to just news.
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i feel a personal sense of responsibility to get effective public health messaging out there. so i see headlines like "killer virus" and it makes a good headline in a newspaper but what i try to do is give people information that sets this in context, sets it in to what you can do personally. and it may seem very obvious, but hand—washing really can dramatically reduce your risk of picking up infections. i‘ve pointed out time and time again that the biggest viral threat in this country at the moment is not the new coronavirus, but seasonal flu, and i keep telling people how it spreads. and so, i think we need to keep calibrating that and putting this in perspective. it‘s widely expected, as you‘ve said, that uk infections will go up. has the bbc thought about whether it will need to change the tone
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of its reporting? so this is a virus that‘s going to be here and a disease that‘s going to be here for months, not weeks, so reporting every single death as a major headline, i think that will start to not be the case because we are going to have a rising death toll. but i think what we need to also focus on, and what i‘m trying to focus on, is things like vaccines, how long that will take. i was holding a prototype vaccine in my gloved hands today. things like antivirals, rapid testing, all of the other aspects of how the nhs and how scientists generally are trying to respond to this emerging outbreak. there‘s a huge amount of viewer and listener interest in this. the main online page about coronavirus has had 25 million reads. we‘ve had a bbc news special which got almost five million people
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watching it — far higher, over a million and a half higher, than the normal slot. and we‘ve just launched a podcast, a weekly podcast, and hopefully that is where people can also get detailed information without any scaremongering, where they can feel better armed against this virus. fergus walsh, thank you very much. there was some respite over the weekend from a rather gloomy news agenda with the announcement that borisjohnson and his partner carrie symonds are engaged to be married and expecting a baby in the summer. but not everyone was filled with joy on watching bbc news reporting on that news. trevor webber emailed on sunday:
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and a twitter user called annie agreed. that charge of excessive airtime and an overexcited tone was also laid a few days later in relation to a very different story. here‘s emily maitlis on wednesday‘s newsnight in washington for the latest round of votes in the long contest to choose the democratic candidate for november‘s us presidential election. the electoral upset of the last few hours is pretty hard to overstate. vice presidentjoe biden is, if you like, the lazarus of this contest. he was left for dead just a few short weeks ago, emerging triumphant from super tuesday, winning ten states and the lion‘s share of the delegates. david burns was watching and had this response.
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thank you for all your comments this week. if you want to share your opinions about what you see or hear on bbc news, including its social media and online output, email: or you can find us on twitter. you can also call us. you might even end up appearing on the programme. and do have a look at our website for previous discussions. that‘s all from us. we‘ll be back to hear your thoughts about bbc news coverage again next week. goodbye.
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good morning. welcome to breakfast with rachel burden and charlie stayt. 0ur headlines today... a second person in the uk has died after testing positive for coronavirus — the number of cases across the country has risen to 164. 21 passengers on a cruise ship off san francisco are told they have the virus — around 140 britons are on board. all passengers and crew will be tested for the coronavirus. those that need to be quarantined will be quarantined. those that require additional medical attention will receive it. it's impacting sport as well. scotland women‘s, six nations match with france in glasgow, has been postponed, after a home player contracted the corona—virus. scottish rugby say she‘s being treated in a healthcare facility, but is otherwise well. vat on sanitary products — the so—called tampon tax — is to be abolished.
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insurance companies are to pay out more than 360 million pounds — to clean—up the damage from storms dennis and ciara. good morning. there is much more cloud around today. it will get milder, though, is the south—westerly wind picks up. and thenit south—westerly wind picks up. and then it is all change tomorrow. join you later for then it is all change tomorrow. join you laterfor more then it is all change tomorrow. join you later for more details. then it is all change tomorrow. join you laterfor more details. —— mike join me later. it‘s saturday 7th march. our top story... a man in his early 805 has become the second person in the uk to die after testing positive for coronavirus. milton keynes hospital said the man had underlying health conditions. the hospital has isolated any patients or staff who came into contact with him. more than 20,000 people have been tested for the virus in the uk and 164 cases have been confirmed. andy moore reports. milton keynes hospital said the man in his 805 died on thursday shortly after testing positive
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for coronavirus. he had underlying health conditions. the hospital is operating as normal, while any patients or staff who were in contact with the man have gone into isolation. yesterday, the prime minister was on a visit to laboratories in bedfordshire where he demonstrated the proper way to wash your hands. you‘ve got to do two verses of happy birthday. happy birthday to you, happy birthday to you... he pledged extra money for coronavirus vaccine research and quicker testing. there certainly will be a substantial period of disruption where we have to deal with this outbreak. how big that will be, how long that will be i think is still an open question. the uk has seen its largest single daily increase, with the number of cases now standing at 164, but that‘s still way behind the worst affected country in europe, italy, where there have
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been 4,500 confirmed cases and nearly 200 deaths. the tiny citystate of the vatican, population just 1,000, has reported its first infection. many sporting events in italy are being cancelled or played behind closed doors. a government meeting on monday will discuss the possibility of that happening here in the uk. sports governing bodies and broadcasters will advise on how events could be staged without fans should the measure be needed. andy moore, bbc news. meanwhile, 21 cases of coronavirus have been detected on a cruise ship docked off the coast of san francisco. all the passengers and crew will now be screened. 3500 people are on board the grand princess including 140 british nationals, and its british captain. it‘s the sister ship of the diamond princess — which saw a major coronavirus outbreak while moored injapan. 0ur north america correspondent peter bowes has more.
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moored off san francisco since wednesday, test kits were allowed onto the ship by the us coast guard. 46 people were swabbed for the coronavirus. 21 tested positive, 19 crew members and two passengers. the test results were revealed by the us vice president mike pence, who is leading the country was my response to the disease. we are taking all measures necessary to see to the health of the americans and those involved on the grand princess, and just as importantly, to protect the health of the american public and prevent the spread of the disease. through communities in this country. shortly after the news conference, the ship‘s captain made an announcement over the public address system to confirm the findings and to apologise for the way those affected found out. you may have heard this on the news by the media already, and we apologise but who are not given advance notice of this
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announcement by the us federal government. it would have been a preference to be the first to make this news available to you. these individuals will be notified of their test results as quickly as possible. plans are currently under way to bring the ship into a non—commercial port. all passengers and crew will now be tested and those that require it will be put into quarantine. crew members will stay on the ship. it is not known yet where the passengers will be taken. frankly, if it were up to me, i would be inclined to say, leave everybody on the ship for a period of time and use the ship as your base, but a lot of people would rather do it a different way, they would rather quarantine people. when we do that, our numbers are going to go up. it means more days of uncertainty for the passengers. we just got a message from the captain
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that the helicopter brought some more supplies from san francisco. they evacuated a passenger that was ill. we have not been tested just about 100 folk, we have heard rumours that he will be... but no one has said that to us. officials say the majority of passengers are in their605, say the majority of passengers are in their 605, 705 and 805. the most vulnerable section. his advice to people planning a coup is to use common sense. scotland women‘s six nations match with france has been postponed after a home player contracted coronavirus. the game should have been played
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in glasgow later today. there are also fears that other sporting events could be cancelled — mike‘s here to tell us more. well, yes, scottish player has the virus. they are said to be otherwise well. they were due to take place and then it was delayed due to fears. 0ne they were due to take place and then it was delayed due to fears. one of the players... but the women‘s match is now off. italy‘s trip to dublin we re is now off. italy‘s trip to dublin were called off a while ago. and so, too, england‘s trip. it really has affected this whole tournament.
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there was an important meeting on monday. yes, broadcasters will get together with representatives from various sporting bodies including the premier league to discuss how to go forward with the next phase. they‘ve talked about dying this virus and how to deal with that next, one of the next question is this, will premier league matches to be staged behind closed doors like is happening in a champions league match with no crowd allowed in to watch the games. the premier league and dfl have already taken the step to ban handshaking before the game, the traditional handshaking. a lot of talk about this meeting on monday that as well as playing games behind closed doors, over 70—year—olds might be asked to stay away. i don‘t think they can ban them but they will be the most vulnerable group and it says in papers that they are being told to stay away. the story is to be street to —— treated, not
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asa is to be street to —— treated, not as a caution but has a raft of things to be discussed on monday. we have the chief medical officer with us after 9am. lots of questions from our viewers. we will also put that one to her. is it sensible to be advising over 705 to stay away? do let us know your concerns and we will try to address some with the person who knows more than most of us would. the so—called ‘tampon tax‘ knows more than most is to be us would. is to be scrapped from january 2021. five percent vat is currently added to female sanitary products under eu rules. they will no longer apply once the brexit transition period ends in december. 0ur political correspondentjonathan blake joins
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us from our london newsroom. this is something that it was obliged to do, wasn‘t it? this is something that it was obliged to do, wasn't it? yes, the tax was to do with that eu ruling which means you cannot wear it below the 5% rate which it has been in the ukfor the 5% rate which it has been in the uk for some years now but the conservatives committed, in their ma nifesto, conservatives committed, in their manifesto, before the general election, to abolishing that tax. after the transition period, and the rules cease to apply to the uk, vat on sanitary products will be abolished. it says most women will face an average of 40 —— save an average of £40 in their lifetime. not a huge deal but they say it is something that will help people were stuck in something known period poverty. interestingly, the money raised has been earmarked as a grant to charities who look out for and look after women in that situation, and they say while they welcome the move to abolish the tax, they want
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the government to replace the funding somehow so they‘ll be watching on wednesday when the chancellor puts in his budget and discusses the date for the tampon tax. thank you. after the wettest february on record, the association of british insurers says the total value of pay—outs to flood—hit customers will be around £360 million. the cost covers damage from storms ciara and dennis. here‘s our business correspondent katie prescott. the devastation left in the wake of storms ciara and dennis, which hit the uk in february. floods affecting transport, businesses and residents. people like mike, who‘s had floodwater in his home for almost four weeks. we‘re on a septic tank system here, so the system backs up. and so although we‘ve been able to live in the house,
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we‘re very careful about how many times we flush the toilet or how many times we get a shower. now the waters are receding, the insurance industry is counting the cost of the damage to people like him. more than 3,000 households have made flood claims for an average of £32,000. our initial estimates are storm ciara and storm dennis will cost around £360 million, that‘s how much insurers are paying out to help customers recover from these devastating incidents. to put this into context, at £360 million, the cost of cleaning up storms ciara and dennis is triple that of the floods in the midlands and south yorkshire last november, which cost £110 million, but below the three successive storms desmond, eva then frank in december 2015, which cost £1.3 billion. large insurers have said how winter floods are hitting their businesses. direct line‘s profits were down 10% and aviva that it paying out £70 million because of flood and wind damage claims. and these costs are still just estimates. it could still rise as more damage emerges. katie prescott, bbc news.
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more on that to come later on. a lot of people still interested about the weather. here‘s darren with a look at this morning‘s weather. well, all change again, no named storms but we do have more rain and also some snowmelt as well, quite a bit of that in the scottish hills, and that could increase the risk of some further flooding as well. we are not seeing as much sunshine as yesterday because all this cloud is coming in from the atlantic, and it is that by front there that bring most of the rain that has already arrived in scotland, that rain will push its way eastwards across the whole of the country and will clear away by sunday morning. then we are
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into sunshine in blustery showers on sunday. slightly cooler and fresher air. it has been quite cold across eastern parts of frost, with temperatures lifting. those will rise but you could see some spots of rain coming in. most of the rain for england and wales will be over the hills in the west and the wettest of the weather is in western scotland, the weather is in western scotland, the highlands in particular may be getting some sunshine around the moray firth where is the sheltered. turning wetter over the afternoon. for all of us, they went will be freshening throughout the day, a south—westerly wind, so that will be drawing in milderair. south—westerly wind, so that will be drawing in milder air. there‘s temperatures will be... but it will bea temperatures will be... but it will be a wet evening for scotland, northern ireland, and the western side of england and wales. that rain, heavy over the hills, sweeping eastwards. quickly followed by a whole rush of showers. it will be when the overnight as well, a noisy
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night, they very mild one. use a some cold ones of late. it will be milder tonight. that is the last of the rain to clear the south—east of england. then it is sunshine and blustery showers. the best of the sunshine, and some... 0verthe scottish mountains. feeling a bit chilly in the strong gusty winds. there is no let up, really, for the start of next week, again looking wet and windy with another weather system streaming in very quickly from the atlantic. a strong jet stream, piling that way. many eastern areas may start dry on monday with some sunshine clouding over. it will turn wet, windy and the strengthening winds will push that wetter weather into eastern areas during monday afternoon. then temperatures of 9—10dc and tuesday
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is milder but also very windy. you can see from our city forecast how it turns a bit cooler with the northern half of the uk as next week going on, and the end of the week not quite as wet or windy as it will be for the start of the week. back to you. thank you. we will see you later on. the time is now 8:17am. since it first came to worldwide attention, coronavirus has spread to all corners of the globe. yesterday the number of people infected worldwide topped 100,000. of those, more than half — nearly 58,000 people — have made a full recovery. but more than 3,400 people have died. china, where the outbreak began, has recorded the highest number of deaths, topping 3,000. italian authorities have reported nearly 200 deaths, and there have been 124 deaths in iran.
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the bbc‘s correspondents in the far east have covered the spread of coronavirus since the early days of the outbreak. in a moment we‘ll be speaking to our correspondents in seoul and tokyo, but first let‘s go to beijing and our china correspondent, stephen mcdonell. he quarantined himself in january after returning from hubei province — the epicentre of the outbreak. you‘re wearing a mask. explain the situation now. all right, so the reason i‘ve got this mascot is that, if you‘re in this street in beijing right now and you didn‘t have a mask on, people would think you‘re absolutely bonkers, not only that, you couldn‘t go into certain buildings, certain shops, certain office buildings because there are signs up saying you have to do that. because the doctors are telling us, this isn‘t really going to help me, i‘m going to take it off now, because the problem is, imagine you go to because the problem is, imagine you gotoa because the problem is, imagine you go to a restaurant or something like
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that touch a surface, it might have a virus on it, my hands go on the... and the potential is there to infect yourself using this way. let‘s look around the scene, normal kind of shopping district in beijing. people are becoming rather blase about the situation. 0ne are becoming rather blase about the situation. one of the reasons is that, of course, this is the country where the outbreak started so everybody now is quite used to all the restrictions on their movements, and another reason is, according to the official videos at least, if you believe the trend, the situation is getting much better and it seems like the situation could stabilise in china over the coming months. if you take hubei province out of the equation, and do not include people coming back from overseas who have this virus, there has only been one
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extra infection in all of china, according to the official figures, so, for this reason, yeah, i think people can see an end in sight here. what about the business of everyday life. you can go over some of the practical implications. a lot of people, as you did, swell the limits of quarantine. 0thers people, as you did, swell the limits of quarantine. others have been required to do so. sure, i mean, the beijing government has brought in pretty strict measures here, outside a hubei, the most strict in the country so anybody returning to the city has to go to 14 days quarantine. and... according to the government, they are telling us around 800,000 people are currently going through this, it sounds like an awful lot but, when you think about it, millions have to return to the city so the only way i can return to normal, so they are doing this. that means you have to get lots of delivery food. when the delivery comes, it will have a note
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on top, then it will list the temperature of the person delivering the food, of the cook, of the bike courier, i suppose, the food, of the cook, of the bike courier, isuppose, to the food, of the cook, of the bike courier, i suppose, to try and reassure you that those people are not infected. that sort of stuff is in place right across society here. if you go into any shops, there are little thermometers they are when you go in, you are supposed to sign your name and that, even going into a corner shop, however, you can already just feel it slackening off already just feel it slackening off a bit, people getting used to the fa ct a bit, people getting used to the fact that nobody is coming along infected here. even the authorities are worried that, as people return to beijing or the country from overseas, it really could take of your again. overseas, it really could take of youragain. —— take overseas, it really could take of your again. —— take off here again. 0ur seoul correspondent laura bickerjoins us now. laura, you‘ve been in self—isolation following a trip to daegu. here the foreign office has advised uk citizens
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against travelling there, what was your experience? firstly, you can see the smile on my face, it‘s because i‘m actually outside and allow to meet people for the first time in quite some time. that is why i‘m smiling. i‘m outside, i‘m not wearing a mask like stephen, mostly because i‘ve not got anybody around me. if i had people around me, iwould be but anybody around me. if i had people around me, i would be but it‘s not required. the foreign office has changed the advice now, that the area around daegu, there are three cities which are currently under real concern with the number of cases rising every day. here in secondly mac seoul, it is different but we‘ve been told not to gather in groups. we kind of meat after work, offices and normally busy. —— here in seoul. transport is quiet, it is disruptive and it is, i would say, most of my korean friends at call it annoying but necessary. there is a feeling here that even though the
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government is telling us to be careful to not gather in groups, to only socialise over social media, like skype, but what they are saying is this is necessary because it will eliminate the spread of this virus throughout the country. wired mag you have been talking about how the different health services around the world a re different health services around the world are coping with this, what is a situation in south korea? any worst hit areas, we are really struggling to find lots of progress. what we immediately was put anybody who had coronavirus straight into a hospital bed and that hospital was in quarantine. what they are discovering now is they‘ve got huge numbers of people in hospital and severe critical patients who need beds. at the last count, 2000 patients in daegu waiting for a hospital bed was that this is a robust health system so it gives you an idea of the kind of scale you might face an idea of the kind of scale you mightface in an idea of the kind of scale you might face in the united kingdom if it gets worse. that is one of the things that health officials here are warning italy and other places, they are saying, look, don‘t put all
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your patients in critical beds. when it comes to other issues, sorry, thatis it comes to other issues, sorry, that is another telling me 7000 people now have coronavirus within south korea. that is the latest numbers. when it comes to other things, they are using technology to keep control of people, so rather than put places in lockdown, they are using the phone app, so if you are using the phone app, so if you are supposed to be in quarantine, the gps will track you and, if you leave your place of isolation, then an alarm not only sounds in your phone but a government officer‘s phone, so they are using the technology they have here to try to allow people to stay at home even in quarantine. a lot of questions around your own personal privacy but fascinating to see how they are handling it there. enjoy the fresh air. thank you very much. let‘s go straight to tokyo. jenny hilljoins us now from tokyo.
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give us a sense of the picture there as we look at how it has affected different countries. listening to those who, i feel really quite lucky because the situation here, at least on the surface, is far more relaxed. you wander about in the street, the majority of people are wearing face masks but, actually, when you first look around, it looks as though daily life is going on as normal. that is because the official number of cases here is around about 400. lake country 127 million people, it‘s not very much but the real concern here is that, and a lot of people feel this way now, that perhaps those figures cannot really be trusted because the number of people being tested for coronavirus is very low. if you look at the statistics and wasn‘t what they have to say, somewhere between seven and 10,000 have been tested. all lot taking to social media here saying they feel they ought to be tested because not only do they have symptoms but they‘ve had contact with people that —— they have been
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in contact with people and perhaps have been to china. there is a problem here with testing and it‘s one that is concerning a lot of people. as you probably saw in the past week, we seen alljapan‘s schools, sports events being held behind closed doors and, in actual fa ct, behind closed doors and, in actual fact, a real biggie in the japanese sporting calendar is going to go ahead as normal but there will be no spectators in the stadium which is one of the big six sumo wrestling tournaments and one of six huge tournaments and one of six huge tournaments to be held throughout the year. it‘s going ahead but the wrestlers will be competing behind closed doors. just a thought on the olympics, it is a little later in the calendar but what can you tell us about the olympics? ya like the man heading up the organising committee gave a press conference a few days ago in which he admitted that he himself is getting sleepless nights. you can imagine the concern.
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this country has poured millions of pounds already into organising that event, so they are insistent it will go ahead as normal but perhaps what gives you an indication of how difficult that will be is that the 0lympic difficult that will be is that the olympic torch relay is due to get going and 20 days and that torch comes to japan from greece, it is then carried in relay throughout every one of japan‘s prefectures. there are lots of classes of infections in different prefectures in the north particularly so the organisers are saying we will make a proper decision about the timetable and the actual details of the schedule a bit nearer the time. they are holding out for as long as possible before they finally broadcast those details. they are thinking of that before asking people if they can stay away in public so you can see the difficulty but, at the moment, they are very much insistent that the relay race will go ahead as usual, the torch
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relay but the olympic games themselves, there is a fair amount of scepticism here about whether that can happen. people very aware of the damage it could do to the japanese economy but they are also... of what is happening worldwide on the way this is spreading. thank you very much indeed. a look around varying parts of the world and how they are coping with the situation as it stands. don‘t forget, you can keep up to date with all the developments around the coronavirus outbreak online. you can find out about the symptoms to watch out for and what it means for you on the bbc news app and on our website. that‘s bbc.co.uk/news. let‘s take a look at today‘s papers. broadcaster beverley turner is here to tell us what‘s caught her eye. good morning. what has caught our eye? coronavirus! we‘ve been talking to journalists who said these newspapers are kind of changing their agenda by the minute in terms of what they are pressing at the
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moment because coronavirus is everywhere and is changing so quickly that newspaper editors are having to shelve all sorts of stories. talking of shells, your pictures of very empty ones. this is a good spread in the sun showing us the way it will actually us. how it is practically affecting us and this is practically affecting us and this is quite interesting. everything from shopping to sports events, to daytime apps. i can‘t think of anything worse than going out and snogging a strange right now. tinder is putting a warning on its app to say, be very careful with your baby right now. in relation to empty shelves, the government says they are working with the supermarkets. does not change the reality people are seeing what they say they are working with the supermarkets now make to make sure deliveries are there. the supermarkets now to try to make sure deliveries are there. matt hancock got himself in a bit of bother on question time, saying supermarkets are getting involved and they said they are not. it is causing disputes among families. in ours, we are due to go to our
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pa rents ours, we are due to go to our parents m4 sunday lunch but —— our parents‘, but our mum has an autoimmune disorder, my sister is taking a hard line that we shouldn‘t go. i‘m glad your priorities are intact, charlie. watches for lunch? is it something nice? we would have gone out for sunday lunch was that this is how it is affecting us. we would have gone to the pub, we‘ve got all the kits, would have been easier but because you‘re being a bit more careful, we willjust stay in. major problem for businesses. majorfor the in. major problem for businesses. major for the hospitality industry, tourism industry and allow it, hopefully it will be a blip, some vulnerable businesses may not recover from this. absolutely. this could tip them over. every thought brexit could ruin the economy, we‘ve got a great excuse if it doesn‘t. some thought that, some felt it was an opportunity. you might are talking about fly—tipping. some people will be rolling their eyes.
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in certain areas, it can cause a few real local news and saw some communities. this is a road in wales. the industrial estate opening up, now there is a dispute that says the is partly them, and in the meantime, nobody is taking any response ability. someone is disposing of tyres in an industrial way. it can only be done here on a massive scale. we can all see that we are frustrated by how hard it can be to get rid of our waste these days. gone are the days when you could rock up to the tip which is good. we are increasing our recycling but, for a lot of things, like building waste or if you‘re doing repairs on your house, what do you do with that stuff any more? it doesn‘t always absolutely
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guarantee that your ways will be disposed of. castles have to work much harder to help us. pictured is a womanly weasel get to know, i met up a womanly weasel get to know, i met up with her recently. she has been leading the campaign to get climbing recognised as an olympic sport. a great start. more women than men been set. 0n the whole, the olympics will have slightly more men, 53%. in terms of the gb team, once selection is completed, we will have more competitors who will be british, 53% will be women, 48% across the whole of the olympics. as a great story and a good news story particular for those who have daughters had to struggle to keep girls in sport, because it is hard for teenage girls, they don‘t really want to do the sport any more, other things become more appealing. this is a sign ofa become more appealing. this is a sign of a great change. my daughter isa sign of a great change. my daughter
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is a climber, so she is completely inspired. louise is doing climbing. yes, in amongst the breakfast centres sporting challenges, louise is going to be doing the climbing. it is very hard, though. as long as the olympics goes ahead, fingers crossed, it looks like that is a good story. this is a sickly four yea rs good story. this is a sickly four years ago there was an anthropologist from canada who started looking at the oxford dictionary and find all sorts of exa m ples of dictionary and find all sorts of examples of incredibly sexist language. for instance, if you look up language. for instance, if you look up the word high maintenance, the example that the dictionary contains was if martin could keep a jaime tennis girl like tanya happy, he must be doing something right. and they found hundreds of these examples, so housework was, she was doing the housework, which is now been replaced by was busy doing the housework. the idea is that there are so many cultural signifiers in
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our language that if you use language in a way that is derogatory, sexist, marginalising, it is persistent and consistent in the way we perceive people. the exa m ples the way we perceive people. the examples are about the way we perceive women. it is brilliant. this is 19505 life, so she is busy lighting his pipe because he wants his pipe lit. he cannot do it himself. and he is wearing nice knitwear back in fashion now, add the rest of it... it is a good picture of your house during the week. the word rabbit, if you look at the example, a rebid feminist. that is what was still in the dictionary. they have cleaned up the language. we should own that, we should be rebid feminists. thank you
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very much. stay with us, headlines coming up.
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hello, this is breakfast with rachel burden and charlie stayt. good morning, here‘s a summary of today‘s main stories from bbc news. efforts are being made to trace anyone who came into contact with a second person to die of the coronavirus in the uk. the man, in his 805, had underlying health conditions and was being treated at milton keynes university hospital. he was diagnosed with the virus shortly before dying. more than 20,000 people have been tested for the virus in the uk and 164 cases have been confirmed. in the united states, the vice president, mike pence, says 21 people have tested positive for coronavirus on a cruise ship off san francisco. 19 of them are crew members. a total of 3,500 people are on board the ship — including 140 british nationals — and mr pence says they
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will all be screened. the grand princess is the sister ship of the diamond princess, which saw a major coronavirus outbreak while moored injapan. one of america‘s most famous music festivals, south by southwest, has been cancelled due to coronavirus fears. organisers of the annual event in austin, texas said they had no choice but to call it off for the first time in its 34—year history. nearly 74,000 people attended the festival last year, with more than 19,000 visiting from outside the us. the 5% vat charge currently added to female sanitary products will be scrapped in next week‘s budget. since 2015, the tax has raised around £62 million — most of which is passed on by the government to charities. the treasury says removing the levy will make a pack of 20 tampons 7p cheaper, withp 5p coming off the cost of 12 sanitary pads.
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the insurance industry says it expects to pay out £360 million lydia 0‘sullivan has not been heard from since fibrillar 28. cumbria police said she usually messages her family daily, she has been travelling for the past two years, has been living and working in new zealand. the insurance industry says it expects to pay out £360 million to uk households affected by storms dennis and ciara. the association of british insurers says more than 63,000 families have contacted insurers and the average claim is £5,000. -- 30 £2000. -- £32,000. the cost of clearing up after ciara and dennis is estimated to be more than the flooding in yorkshire and the midlands in november, which cost £110 million, but below the boxing day floods in 2015 which cost insurers £1.3 billion.
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time for a look at the sport. we knew there would be crossover with coronavirus and sporting fixtures. and individuals. yes, for the first time. in the past we have seen italy‘s matches in dublin this weekend called off, but now a match intsoil weekend called off, but now a match in t soil involving the scottish‘s women‘s team has been called off, because one player has coronavirus. she is said to be doing well and no other illness. she is responding to treatment. the men‘s match in edinburgh goes ahead as planned, but the women‘s match in glasgow doesn‘t. scottish rugby say the player is being treated in a healthcare facility but is otherwise well. seven members of the scotland playing and management staff are in self—isolation. scotland‘s women were in milan for their last game against italy, two weeks ago, when it was called off over coronavirus fears a few hours before kick—off. in a statement, drjames robson, scottish rugby‘s chief medical officer, said...
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meanwhile, with their final game against italy postponed due to the coronavirus outbreak, england‘s men will play their last six nations match for some time today when they host wales at twickenham. coronavirus has taken the edge of the tournament, but what about this game in particular? still full of rivalry and great competition. yes, in any context in against wales means so much. it will do for the 82,000 people who will be here later. they will be welcomed by posters on behalf of world health organization, hand sanitiser available, there will even be extra medical staff on hand for anyone who displays any symptoms or who has
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concerns about coronavirus. this game goes ahead in the context of a competition that may well never—ending. it is extraordinary to think that england will have a child to wina think that england will have a child to win a six nations title, but if they are the team to do it rather than france they might have to wait until summer, potentially autumn to claim that title. in 2001 the foot and mouth outbreak england in a similar position. they had a grand slam on the line when they went in the autumn of that year to ireland and eventually lost the game. for wales, they have lost two of their first three games, england are determined, and eddie jones first three games, england are determined, and eddiejones her first three games, england are determined, and eddie jones her has made sure to say that this one is intense, it really matters and he hopes to get one over on wales after they won in this competition last year. to the weekend‘s football. i never
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thought i would be saying two weeks ago that liverpool on a losing streak, looking to bounce back. winter break has not worked well for them. i think they will be fine. miles clear of everyone else. interesting to see what happens with european football this season and whether they can get back into that. you know when you have been working ha rd over you know when you have been working hard over a long period of time and you decide you want one holiday a get a cold? when you have a little break and think sometimes they will dip down, they will still have a brilliant season. a great line—up on football focus, alec scott and martin keown in the studio, both sides ahead of manchester derby, we will have raheem sterling, and the joint top scorer, 0bama gang, one of the best names in football, talking about arsenal and maintaining that chase four champs the football, they ta ke chase four champs the football, they take on west ham. liverpool take on
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bournemouth, ryan fraser talking about what it is like to be involved ina about what it is like to be involved in a relegation scrap at the moment. everyone is try to put a positive spin on things, he is honest about bournemouth‘s chances. everton, andre gomez, many people who follow but no he he had an awful injury, a fractured and broken and dislocated ankle ina fractured and broken and dislocated ankle in a horrible challenge against spurs. he has been talking to steve crossman about how fellow professionals have helped him to make the recovery. i have had a lot of people texting me, aaron ramsey, alan shearer. it was unbelievable. everybody was worried about me. that feel really good. since you have come back, there have been so many little moments, one that stood out from the manchester united game was all a good soldier coming for an
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embrace. thejudo all a good soldier coming for an embrace. the judo that would happen? no, i wasn't even looking, i was shaking hands with someone else, i did it expect it. it was a big surprise. he said very kind words to me. that felt really good. portsmouth, big game for them against peterborough. roy hodgson, who has signed a new contract with crystal palace, he will be joining us life on the programme. did you see that advice say there might be a suggestion that people over the age of 70, he is 72. if it came to the point that they banned people... one of the measures being discussed, i don‘t think that is one. liverpool having waited all this time, imagine they had to do it behind closed
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doors. a lot of manchester united fa ns doors. a lot of manchester united fans will be very excited about that. they would rather do that, even behind closed doors. there was some talk a few weeks ago about paisley stopping it. liverpool will almost certainly win the premier league but they may have to without a full crowd. we are at midday. british number one, jo konta, is now through to the semifinals of the monterrey open in mexico. konta saved two match points before sealing the victory, beating russia‘s anastasia potapova in three sets. she‘ll face czech world number 57 marie bouzkova in the last four. 0n the six nations weekend, a new version of the sport, hugging rugby, it pits cats against dogs, but it is opening up the sport to a whole generation. i have been to worcester. alongside premiershiprugby, a new game that sounds completely different. the
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call of cat, dog may seem bizarre, but if you applied are visually impaired, it is the perfect way to distinguish between your opponents and your team—mates. —— but if you are blind or visually impaired.“ and your team—mates. —— but if you are blind or visually impaired. ifi cannot see you, i hear the white cat, you will hear dog, you know the closer you are, get ready for contact. hugby started two years ago, the brainchild of the west committee foundation. now it had spread and they see a ghost to south africa to make its debut. but why hugby? as the spot was being devised, players wanted full contact rather than just a touch, plus a hug isa rather than just a touch, plus a hug is a safe way to engage with your opponent if you cannot really see them. he can keep pushing me. when i
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hug them, i know where they are. the hulk is careful, so no one gets injured. and that energy, and you just want to push them. it gets your anger out. this is full contact and it is different and it is enjoyable. make the game totally inclusive and so that coaches can join in, people with sight can join in as well, they give eyeglasses to replicate what the place cannot see. i have been told to use these, this is what chris can see through the match, a double put these on to replicate his lack of site. pass! dog! cat! iam surrounded by cats! this sounds help me keep up with play until the moment when i had to be told i was
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over the try line and to touch the ball down. 0h, over the try line and to touch the ball down. oh, i over the try line and to touch the ball down. 0h, isee. it is over the try line and to touch the ball down. oh, i see. it is time for the lease cited player to try and convert it. that responsibility falls to players like kay with little or no site at all. it is really good, a good feeling of being included. this is where the scoring is different. if you get it through the post about one point, to a certain point two, at a certain .3. it may be in its infancy by debt as of the transform the lines of people like these. it was a huge boost, got me out of the whole of being anxious and depressed and being active really helped. back in the scrum, it is another tussle between the cats and the dogs. tackling the senses in and the dogs. tackling the senses in a way that rugby has never done
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before. great to see such a brilliant concept and so well. there have now been stationed in wales and scotland, and that plan is soon to have some sort of league, competitive matches between the teams. here‘s darren with a look at this morning‘s weather. earlier you were saying how you manage to get out yesterday and enjoy some sunshine, today the weather looks very different. this is what is heading our way, i hope mass of cloud, and that has pretty much arrived across the country already. we will see some rain, mainly on the weather front coming into western areas. sweeping its way eastwards a cross into western areas. sweeping its way eastwards across all areas of the night. it should be clearing away by tomorrow morning. we have some sunshine and blustery showers, still windy, and we are in slightly cooler and fresher air. still cold at the moment across eastern parts, a frost around this morning. that has lifted asa around this morning. that has lifted as a client has rolled in, it little
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bit of light rain coming at the eastern england right now. most of the rain and drizzle will be over the rain and drizzle will be over the hills in western scotland, where we will see heavier rain. towards the murray firth, a bit of sunshine where sheltered. increase me wet weather coming into northern ireland, the wind will be strengthening today. it is a south—westerly wind, could touch gale force around the western side of scotla nd gale force around the western side of scotland but will eventually lift the temperatures into double figures farand the temperatures into double figures far and wide after that cold start. we have a wet evening to come across scotla nd we have a wet evening to come across scotland and the west, also from northern ireland, that rain heads of the iris into western parts of england and wales and continues to sweep the threads overnight. heavy rain over the hills, soon followed bya rain over the hills, soon followed by a whole host of blustery showers. when the overnight, quite a noisy night, and much milder than recently, tempted 7—9dc. rain
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clearing, sunshine and blustery showers. not so many for eastern england or scotland where we should see the best of the sunshine, but further west we will have more showers, these could be heavy and thundery, snow in the scottish mountains, temperatures of eight or nine celsius. the beginning of next week, not much to look forward to, strengthening wind coming in again, a strong jet stream that will bush this area of low pressure weather fronts are way. eastern parts may start dry with sunshine, cloud over, western areas seeing rain which will move east to chewing the afternoon. we may find some heavy bursts of rain, not good news. some snow melts as well, that could lead to some further flooding. next week, as well, that could lead to some furtherflooding. next week, a socially unsettled, showers, longer spells of rain, quite windy start,
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mild and southern parts, a bit colder further north, the end of next week not quite as wet or windy as it will be for the start of next week. we will keep ni we will keep n! on the weather, are not sporting events we will keep n! on the weather, are not sporting events happening. we will keep n! on the weather, are not sporting events happening. a we will keep n! on the weather, are not sporting events happening. a bit more benign than it has been. those living in the areas affected by the storms last month are still counting the cost of the damage. insurers are set to pay out an estimated £360 million, those without cover have had to rely on the generosity of others. our reporter is at a cafe that has flooded three times. a real problem for the business owners. this cafe has only been open for two years i don the anniversary of its second anniversary it was hit by
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flooding, once from a nearby book that flooded at the second and third time soon after where in the aftermath of the storms last month, and take a look around. look at the damage caused to my dehumidifiers try to dry it out. all of the stock ruined. debris on the floor. a real state. this is one example of lots of businesses around the area and the country that have been affected. the owner of this business is chris. how was it when you went in and saw the damage from the flooding? devastating. we had built this business are over two years. to walk in on the sunday morning to see the detritus of what had happened from the book initially, ed broke as. we did not think we would be able to turn this back around. —— it pro ca rs. turn this back around. —— it pro cars. if it were not for local
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support, we would have given up the ghost and closed down. we will go on to the way the community has helped you, but you can say is how emotional you still are about theirs. for eight to have floated three times, how did you get back after that? that is a hard point. it is hard to see a future, to what your business from afar underwater, to which go down a second and third time, it is heartbreaking. even though there was nothing left in the building, we could not stay away. we could not stay away, we had to sit across the road in the hairdressers and watch it go underwater again. it is just heartbreaking. it is really heartbreaking. but they were staff times can bring out the best in people. as chris mentioned, there was a huge amount of support from the community, which rallied round, and if you come with me, we will
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have a look at how you have managed to turn things around with the business, the help of local community leaders who rallied together and find raised. chris has been able to open up a trailer from where he is going to be running his business temporarily, tell me, everyone is busy at work, serving up nice smelling food, tell me about how it feels to turn it around and be able to open yesterday. how it feels to turn it around and be able to open yesterdaym how it feels to turn it around and be able to open yesterday. it is amazing, all down to community, we jumped the gun because we did not ask the permission of the castle at first, but people started getting in touch saying they had a trailer, we got a touch of the council of the gave us the green light to allow us to do it. we have got the person who set up the fundraising page. julie, ifi set up the fundraising page. julie, if i could as you to come over. why did you decide to step in and help
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out? i have raised lots of money locally for several charities, however charity begins at home and friends are friends. when i saw the devastation, it wasjust friends are friends. when i saw the devastation, it was just a no—brainer, i had to do something. it has made a massive difference, but chris was not the only business he was affected. tony, you own a business nearby, how was that affected? we were subsumed by it. because of the large workforce, we minimise the impact. we had to man it 24 is a day, pumping water out. but we coped with it, as best we can. but tony's business, like so many others here, were not able to get flood insurance because they had been flooded before. as you can see, increase's case, with the help of the community, they were able to
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rally together and actually step in and help each other out to get businesses back on their feet. malcolm is from the association of british insurers. give us the pictures you have seen intense of what the cost will be. we estimate that insurance pay—outs as a result of the recent storms well run in excess of £360 million, and that is dealing with around 82,000 claims from homeowners and businesses who have been hit by these devastating floods. going back to your report, we are already helping around 11,000 businesses who have been able to get flood insurance because we are acutely aware that when a flight strikes, particular for acutely aware that when a flight strikes, particularfor e—business, it is livelihoods and jobs that are on the line. can you gives a breakdown of what the majority of the claims are, because clearly there are domestic claims, but a lot of the concerns well. breakdown is
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around 65,000 homeowners are currently helped by insurers around, 11,000 firms. we have around 7000 claims for vehicle owners whose cars have been hit by the floods. we were looking at situation, he runs a business there, devastating pictures. he is one of those people who was not insured, unable to get insurance. you are told about those who have insurance. why is it that the industry will not insure some people in situations like his? for homeowners, the insurance industry has established and paid for a scheme that is already helping to hundred 50,000 homeowners who, without this scheme, would struggle. we are doing a lot to help homeowners. it was set up to address what we saw, the government agreed, asa what we saw, the government agreed, as a systemic problem that would leave potentially hundreds of
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thousands of people unable to get insurance without its existence. that position does not exist for businesses. we have not seen the same level of systemic problems hitting businesses, because most firms should be able to talk today insurance adviser or broker and arrange cover. there are specific schemes in the market that we are aware of that can help firms, but also there is a lot that individual firms can do themselves, working with their insurance adviser and companies to actually reduce to minimise the risk. the industry is aware of the devastation that flooding can cause, we are doing a lot to help homeowners, are there are schemes on the market that can help businesses, hopefully like those that are run by chris mr obtain insurance. give us a sense, i know the estimated cost is £360 million in terms of pay—outs, but i assume the i shall cast including those who do not have insurance will be other more than that. these
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figures only till half the story. the reality is it will be months before we know the full bill because it can take that time for badly flooded and damaged properties to fully dry out at the repairs to be done. during that time, that is when insurance really step into overdrive, they will be helping customers, doing everything they can to get that drying out process completed as quickly as possible. they are already paying for thousands of people to be in emergency alternative accommodation or emergency business trading premises so that their supporting customers during what can be a long process to get their lives back 03:00:39,568 --> 4294966103:13:29,430 together. thank you.
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