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major slowly. this week, the major broadcasters published new guidelines for safe working so that some programmes can begin again. programmes like emmerdale, which yesterday started limited filming with crew and cast strictly observing social distancing protocols. but a bigger scale shows, like the award—winning line of duty, are facing a weight before they can resume. the police corruption drama stopped filming on it new series when producers realised they couldn't continue safely. they are working hard to see when they might be able to resume. if you consider the interview scenes we do, there isn't a better example of a situation in which you are in a potentially very contagious environment, prolonged contact in a confined space. we take days to shoot those scenes, and you can imagine how difficult it would be to approach that kind of work if there
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was any suspicion that there was coronavirus active within the group. the issues that the programme is facing are typical of those of the high—end drama. as well as film, of course. movies like jk high—end drama. as well as film, of course. movies likejk rowling's third fantastic beast movie have had to delay their long planned to shoot. you are the only one i trust for this. and at the other end of the film food chain, some completed movies have had to alter the schedules, films like daniel craig's finaljames bond schedules, films like daniel craig's final james bond have schedules, films like daniel craig's finaljames bond have been delayed until later in the air. we all believe we would run into the burning building... but the movie that all eyes are on is tenet from christopher nolan, planning to open onjuly 15. his christopher nolan, planning to open on july 15. his movies christopher nolan, planning to open onjuly 15. his movies have made billions at the box office. if this can still do the same, it will be seen as the film that saved hollywood's summer. lizo mzimba, bbc
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news. time for a look at the weather here's darren bett. 28 degrees in london, the heat really focused on the south—east of england, turning cooler in the next few days, for some there will be rain, coming courtesy of this area of cloud wrapped around a deep area of cloud wrapped around a deep area of low pressure. this evening is fine and dry, but overnight we blow in this rain that will sweep northward and eastward, most areas getting some rain overnight, quite a one night as well, but towards the south—east, where it has been a very dry month, not much rain at all. some rain likely on friday morning, but as you can see, not lasting long at all, rain sweeping through, then back into sunshine, some blustery showers, the bulk of those blown into scotland and northern ireland, where the wins will be at their strongest, 50—60 mph in the north—west. that will certainly change how the weather feels there, even though temperatures are above normalfor even though temperatures are above normal for the
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even though temperatures are above normalfor the time of even though temperatures are above normal for the time of year, cooler than today across south—eastern parts of england. no pressure still around on friday night and into the start of the weekend, keeping the windy weather going on saturday, especially for the northern half of the uk, and this is where we will see most of the rain. wet weather in scotland, especially over the highlands, some showers and some sunshine across england and wales, some showers for eastern areas, most out to the west, a cooler day, 12—14 degrees in scotland and northern ireland. and here there will be more rain during saturday night and into sunday, especially in scotland. that rain tends to ease up on sunday, further south in a dry day with sunshine as well. the winds want to be as strong as sunday, temperatures should begin to rise a little bit, up should begin to rise a little bit, up to 22—23 in the south—east. that's all from the bbc news at six, so it's goodbye from me, and on bbc one we nowjoin the bbc‘s news teams where you are.
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that is significant because ligue one is incredibly tight on that table and the league i, one is incredibly tight on that table and the league 1, many ligue one clubs have suggested that there should be a sort of extended play—off including the more teams that would happen normally because of how close their points are. this will be incredibly important for clu bs will be incredibly important for clubs like wycombe wanderers. they
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would move from eights at the moment to third on the way two points per 93v to third on the way two points per gay system and peterborough would drop out of the play—off spots so thanks, clearly this is going to be incredibly contentious but the afl said it would be hard to find a solution that fit and indeed it cut you could argue that it's actually impossible. well let's get the view from the clubs. carol sha na han is the co—chair of port vale. shejoins us now. for what reason did you choose to vote unanimously to curtail the season early? when i listen to the
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other clubs and what we would be asking them to put themselves through, through no game for themselves because they were vintage table, it just didn't themselves because they were vintage table, itjust didn't seem the right thing for me and i felt that football needed some closure on this season and we needed to make a decision and move on and it would mean that there was a loser and this year that would be us, but ijust felt for the greater good it was the right thing today. can you just give us right thing today. can you just give usa right thing today. can you just give us a sense right thing today. can you just give us a sense of how difficult it is going to be for the clubs lower down the football pyramid in the circumstances and obviously spare a thought for stevenage which this announcement today that has come from the afl, could obviously face relegation. how difficult is going to be for those clubs potentially at the bottom of the table? those clubs potentially at the bottom of the table ?|j those clubs potentially at the bottom of the table? i it was more just please come to a conclusion, as your reporter said now this has gone on for weeks and we haven't known where we were at so i have got to
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the point of i don't care where we're at i just the point of i don't care where we're at ijust need to be there, so now we have started planning for next season, and i do feel sorry for the clubs that will be relegated i mean, like us, it would have been the week before we were in the play—off positions, with two home games we would probably have been in the play—off positions a week later, but this whole virus period of time is not fair but this whole virus period of time is notfairand but this whole virus period of time is not fair and it's not nice and there is going to be, you know, a lot of victims in it and we are just one of them and you know, so for the bigger picture, ijust one of them and you know, so for the bigger picture, i just felt that football needed to come to an end for the season for league 2 and that their leader needed to have a very strong mandate and that this wasn't the type of self interest, this wasn't the time for self interest, it was for looking at the whole situation.
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many thanks for your thoughts there, it is not just many thanks for your thoughts there, it is notjust football being affected. the tokyo olympic games could be cancelled if they're not staged next year. having been moved to the summer of 2021 following the outbreak of covid—i9, ioc president thomas bach said it would be a case of ‘then‘ or ‘never‘ as he spoke exclusively to our sports editor dan roan. it's known as the greatest show on earth but four years after the button was passed to tokyo the city is now trying to organise the first ever post opponent games. the most powerfulfigure in ever post opponent games. the most powerful figure in olympic spot telling me the challenge facing the hoses dancing. we have to have ian felt the wheel
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day by day organisers have suggested that next summer as tokyo's will chance. you cannot forever employ 3000 5000 people in an organising committee. you cannot every year change the entire sport's schedule worldwide of all the major federations, you cannot have the athletes being in an uncertainty, you cannot have so much overlapping with the future olympic games. the olympics have seen many iconic moments and all have been enjoyed impact stage yet but amid concerns tokyo depends on a vaccine being found, but did not rule out the possibility of an olympics behind
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closed doors. it is very much a speculation right now. we will need a lot of consultation there in this respect. of course, this is not what we want, of course the olympic spirit is about also uniting the fans and, you know, this is what makes the game so unique. six months ago we spent time with british canoeists as they visited the host city. what kind of games await the next year and whether such venues are ever used for the olympic competition remains uncertain. let's round up a few of the day's other sport's stories now and... the cost of the virus is being seen on the bottom line — manchester united annoucing the pandemic has cost them an initial £28 million after revealing their third quarter results to the end of march. their chief financial officer said they're set to hand back £20 million in tv revenue even if the season's completed. premiership rugby clubs won't return to training for at least another two weeks. the professional game board say "more time is needed" to plan
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the sport's safe return, ending hopes of a resumption of the season in earlyjuly. snooker will be one of the first major sports to return to action in the uk with the champions league event to be staged behind closed doors in milton keynes next month. all those involved will be virus—tested prior to entering the venue and kept in isolation until their results are known. and some of england's cricketers are back in training. this was stuart broad , he tweeted pictures of him bowling today, one of 18 bowlers taking part in sessions this week across seven grounds. i'm sure he enjoyed being out in the middle. and cricket has certainly been doing its part in the pandemic. from adil rashid delivering food parcels, england captain heather knight offering her services to the nhs — the ecb's together through this test campaign marks the way the sport has pulled together. we'll hear from ecb managing director of women's cricket clare connor in a moment. but first here's a snapshot of the campaign video voiced by avid cricket fan stephen fry
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thanking those involed. we wait out the winter and countdown through spring. we are quite used to waiting for things to begin. this isn't easy. we all miss cricket but this... is making a difference. so we will wait, again, play straight, keep guard. so we will wait, again, play straight, keep guardlj so we will wait, again, play straight, keep guard. i hope you are looking after yourselves, try and do something fun every day no matter what that looks like to you. we will wait this out, no matter how long it lasts, we will wait it out, because thatis lasts, we will wait it out, because that is what we do
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stop and clare connor is with you. what are the moments in that video that stand out to you? what are the moments in that video that stand out to you ?|j what are the moments in that video that stand out to you? i think it was the disability team that ran a marathon air to do so much for a clu b marathon air to do so much for a club that do for the disabled and disadvantaged young people. i think the collective efforts of the players and i will do another kind of collective initiative the mayday have phoned up members, phoned up vulnerable people in their communities. we know that men's test cricket could be played later in the summer with some bio secured grounds potentially being touted as venues. and your role as managing director of women's this kit, what is the situation with regard to the women's game going forward? the same process is going ahead with regard to the bio secure environment and what that looks like in the medical provisions that will need to be in place. the
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working group that is overseeing thatis working group that is overseeing that is factoring in both england men and england women in terms of the second half of the summer and, you know, at the moment our that we have a postponed series against india and a series due to be played in september against south africa so we're hopeful that we will get some if not all of that played but we will just have if not all of that played but we willjust have to see how, you know, england men will certainly be in action first and they have returned to training this week on an individualised basis so they will be following suit and they have returned to training this week on an individualised basis so they will be following suit in a few weeks and we have to just remain hopeful that we do get some women's cricket played and men's cricket played because of the momentum behind financial position to deliver as much of the international men's programme as possible. it is ultimately that cricket being played that will safeguard so much of the initiatives that we want to deliver over the coming years, whether that is growth in the women's and girls games or
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our school strategy of the 100 and all the participation programmes that go from there and everything that go from there and everything that we are trying to do together see this test so we think that will bea campaign see this test so we think that will be a campaign that lives long into the summer and probably into the winter, so it is vitally important that we do everything that we can to mitigate against that financial hole. that is the managing director of women's cricket they're reflecting on how the sport has been pulling together in this difficult time and certainly sport stand on potentially returning. we could well see some action later on this summer. and finally tonight for the muslim community, it's the holy month of ramadan and many who are fasting under lockdown face new challenges. but imagine if you're an athlete in training who's burning up to 6,000 calories a day. well, olympic champion moe sbihi is doing just that, as he aims to defend his title at the now postponed games in tokyo. he spoke to our reporter rhia chohan.
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people ask you well, you're allowed to drink water, right? it's like, now, i wish! for to drink water, right? it's like, now, iwish! fora to drink water, right? it's like, now, i wish! for a huge portion of the uk's muslim community, life is looked different during lockdown. the uk's muslim community, life is looked different during lockdownm is slightly bittersweet that whilst people have been losing their lives it is irresponsible of me to want to race right now so actually it is very nice for me to be able to get to connect with my face, fast, and also train. that means no eating and drinking during daylight, which in britain can be anything up to 19 hours, even bigger test for him because he has burnt up to 6000 calories a day. the biggest i have lost so far is five kilos from when i wake lost so far is five kilos from when iwake up lost so far is five kilos from when i wake up in the morning to when i
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break fast. what is your eating at the moment? i wake up at half two in the moment? i wake up at half two in the morning, have a massive bowl of cereal, a massive smoothie, try to get as much calorific food in as possible. when i go back to sleep. last night was a bit of a nightmare actually i think maybe i overdid the matter for the that i ate, i felt like my internal organs were about to explode. it is almost sunset which means that those who are involved will be able to break their fast and under normal circumstances iftar is something that would be quite sociable end is something done asa quite sociable end is something done as a community. the whole joy of it iftar is going to peoples houses and a time to celebrate with your loved ones and give family members a massive hug so it is difficult. this is also a month of self reflection and mentally it has a positive effect on this man who aims to
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defend his olympic title. it has reinvigorated my whole lockdown period. being able to kind of zoning on something, and zoning on the numberand so on on something, and zoning on the number and so on a minor own thoughts has been very nice and yes it is very tough it is very isolating when you are under rowing machine by yourself but through those dark times you know the goal is still there. ramadan is about more than abstaining from food. it is also about faith and dedication and it might just is also about faith and dedication and it mightjust power mode another podium. yes, absolutely it could indeed. that is all from spot stay, tonight we will be back tomorrow at the same time. you're watching bbc news.
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in the past hour or so we heard from the health secretary matt the fall—out from the massive job cuts announced by rolls—royce yesterday may last up to five years. that's the assessment from the boss of one firm which has been supplying parts to the derby based company for years. jj churchill has already cut its workforce and predicts the aero—engine industry will take yea rs to recover. the bbc‘s political editor in east midlands tony roe reports. the city hardest—hit by the coronavirus in the east midlands is now set to suffer from economic collapse which has followed. i remember in ‘71, it was difficult trying to get work, so now it is going to be an awful hit for derby. it really is. we normally take the jobs to rolls—royce as well, so it is going to affect us as well. so taxi drivers. lots of people are going to lose theirjobs from lots of different companies, and it is horrible. i don't agree with it. now, rolls—royce employees on furlough now have the uncertainty of not knowing whether they will have a job to go back to. i did speak to one today who did not
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want to go on camera for fear of identifying himself, worried they might lose theirjobs for talking to us. they said most of us have families to support and mortgages to pay, and they need clarity to plan and provide stability for our loved ones. they went on to say the impact of lost knowledge and experience that is essential for the rebuilding of the business has to be questioned. scott knowles from east midlands chamber says it is vital they find skilled jobs for those about to lose their livelihoods. the really important part here is how what do we retain those skills, both at rolls—royce and obviously within that sme supply chain. how do we keep them here in the east midlands? so actually, the big challenge is how do you redeploy them into those businesses that have got growth potential that will bounce back perhaps quicker than aviation might come back. this aviation engineering company acted quickly, anticipating sales plummeting up to 70% this year, it has cut 40% of its workforce. the blitz in 1941 drove churchill out of coventry to the leicestershire countryside near market bosworth.
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now in the darkest hour for the aviation industry, it is confident it will survive the economic impact of coronavirus. this sector, this advanced technology aerospace sector, is something we are really good at, and it is our specialism. it is a network of suppliers all feeding into rolls—royce and others. we are still world—beating. the products are still the best on the market, the cleanest, the most efficient, and the world will need those products again. 140 worked here, and now it is down to 85, with 20 of them on the government's furlough scheme. but they have kept all of their apprentices. the future skills are needed. we need the government to encourage a proportional and planned method to give a message to the public to get back flying when it is safe. the two—week quarantine proposal when people come back from a trip, nobody will go on a business trip or on holiday. to go away for a week
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and have to take two weeks quarantine. so we really need to think about things that are going to act as a hidden break on the recovery. jj churchill has been doing business with rolls—royce since the dawn of the jet age, with a 90% fall in flights, they reckon it will be a slow journey back, 2—5 years for the aviation industry in which the east midlands has a huge stake. with foreign holidays looking increasingly unlikely. this year, many of us are looking for a destination closer to home, and the warmer weather has meant that the uk tourism industry is facing a surge in demand. our consumers a fair correspond and is finding out how they are preparing on the home front. verbal retreats, isolated destinations, on the hedge of the
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north york moors clamping is hoping to benefit from a bump in bookings as uk holidays become the only option for many. yes, we would like to open out because this is a huge area and social distancing isn't even a problem. after a slow summer seasons she has started to hear from people making tentative summer plans in the hope that lockdown will relax in the hope that lockdown will relax in the next few months. we have already had bookings that are starting to come in and turn off a lot of enquiries, particularly in the next couple of weeks is the weather gets nicer and people start to look ahead so we are optimistic that things will start to pick up really quite quickly once we are able to open. with foreign travel of the table for now, holiday lets and camping sites in places like yorkshire and the lake district stand to benefit from britain's scaling back their holiday plans. we are expecting a boom to be honest it isa are expecting a boom to be honest it is a beautiful county that we are in today, it is a beautiful country, many people choose the uk as their
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holiday destination so it is on our doorstep, in the absence of an international channel letters get out into the countryside, the coastline, and really cherish what is on our door step sol coastline, and really cherish what is on our door step so i think in the when it is safe and is right to do so restriction should be eased. it is not just do so restriction should be eased. it is notjust summer getaways that have been affected, popular spots for day trips have also been shut for day trips have also been shut for weeks but there is a growing number of organisations who say they can make social distancing work, among them english heritage to manage over 400 historic sites. we think there are ways in which we can encourage visitors to feel come here, to feel comfortable in doing that, so staff can do that as well just knowing what the pinch points out where people are going to pass by each other and handle things and having a good safety regime in that but it is also very much about not overburdening the experience making people feel comfortable, via shared, and able to relax because that is what they have come here for. there
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is no question that the tourism industry have taken a massive hit from coronavirus. visit britain says the loss runs into billions of pounds. but with us all. swap barcelona for brighton and corfu for cornwall there is hope that a staycation may save not only the great british summer holiday but also many hundreds of businesses across the uk. bbc news in north yorkshire. beautiful scenes. time for a look now at the weekend weather, here is darren. that then starts to push into the uk towards the latter part of the evening tonight and as the winds pick up we see that heading into scotland. still dry across east anglia and the south—east of england and for these areas we probably won't feel a great deal of rain because the wetter weather is that
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the north across scotland, in rain across eastern england becoming lighter and more patchy as it runs eastwards further in the morning and one that is over some is out, shows continue, particularly into scotland and northern ireland fed on by some strong and gusty winds, gusts of 50 to 60 mph which of course will make it feel a lot cooler than it has been oblate, still 17 or 18 degrees, we are back down to 20 to 123 for the eastern side of england, probably a little bit cooler on saturday as well. more rain and some stronger winds, further south it should be drier with some sunshine at times.
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