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this is bbc news. the headlines at 8pm. donald trump unveils his plan for middle east peace — with the proposed creation of a palestinian state — and jerusalem remaining the "undivided capital" of israel. forging peace between israelis and palestinians may be the most difficult challenge of all. all prior administrations from president lyndonjohnson have tried and bitterly failed. but i was not elected to do small things or shy away from big problems. applause but the deal is automatically rejected by the palestinian authority president — mahmoud abbas the foreign office has tonight warned against all but essential travel to mainland china, and insists britons stranded
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in the city at the centre of the corona—virus outbreak will be helped to leave. here, the government says the chinese technology firm, huawei, can be involved in building the uk's 56 mobile network, despite strong objections from the white house. the salary threshold for skilled migrants coming to britain should be lowered to just over 25 and a half thousand pounds a year — says a government commissioned report welcome tojust a minute! applause. tributes are paid to nicholas parsons chair of radio a's, just a minute for more than 50 years, who has died at the age of 96. and we'll hear the incredible story of how two recycling centre workers rescued a woman's life savings which had been stored in discarded bisto gravy tins.
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president trump has unveiled his plan to secure peace between israel and the palestinians. he announced the proposals at the white house alongside the israeli prime minister, benjamin netanyahu. the plans involve redrawing the map of the west bank, but there were no palestinian representatives involved, and they've already rejected the proposals. at the heart of the conflict is a dispute over land, ever since the creation of the state of israel in 1948. the un backs the creation of a palestinian state alongside, but israeli west bank settlements, on land captured in 1967, have complicated that so called ‘two state solution.‘ israel also captured the eastern half ofjerusalem, which the palestinians
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want as the capital of a future state. however mr trump says his plan means jerusalem will remain the undivided capital of israel. our middle east editor, jeremy bowen, has more from washington. president trump calls it the deal of the century. benjamin netanyahu said it was an historic day for israel and one of the most important days of his life. mr trump has absorbed the israeli agenda and started with one of its top priorities. under this vision, jerusalem will remain israel's undivided, very important, undivided capital. benjamin netanyahu compared this day to israel's independence day in 1948. for too long, far too long, the very heart of the land of israel, where our patriarchs prayed,
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our prophets preached and our kings ruled outrageously branded as illegally occupied territory. well, today, mr president, you are puncturing this big lie. this offer of a palestinian state does not go anywhere near what the palestinians want. it is hedged with conditions no palestinian leader could accept. jerusalem is at the heart of the conflict, holy to christians, jews and muslims. palestinians have been organising protests against the trump plan. their internationally recognised leaders aren't part of any talks. they're boycotting the trump administration because it's adopted so much of israel's agenda. the palestinians have pushed for a sovereign, independent state, with a capital injerusalem. it is hard to see how the trump deal will persuade them to give that hope up.
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nearly two years ago, the us said jerusalem was off the table, when it moved its embassy there from tel aviv, accepting israel's argument thatjerusalem is its indivisible capital. more than 50 palestinian protesters were shot dead by the israeli army on the gaza border that day. many palestinians in gaza and elsewhere are refugees from families who fled, or were driven out of the land that became israel in 1948. they want the right of return. israel does not want to grant it. since the oslo accords were signed at the white house in 1993, the international consensus has been that peace is only possible if a sovereign palestinian state is established alongside israel. the trump plan seems designed to create a new consensus. the timing of this announcement looks tailored to the short—term needs of the two leaders. they're both facing elections —
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and serious charges. high crimes and misdemeanours for trump, bribery and corruption for netanyahu. the stakes are high, the chances of success are low. well in the last hour, the palestinian president mahmoud abbas has given his response to president trump's plans. i would like to see to them that jerusalem is not for sale. and our rates are not for sale and bargaining. your conspiracy theory won't pass. let's cross to washington now where we can speak to david makovsky who is a fellow at the washington institute of near east policy. he formerly worked in the office of the secretary of state as an adviser on israeli—palestinian negotiations.
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good evening. wejust heard good evening. we just heard saying thatjerusalem is good evening. we just heard saying that jerusalem is not good evening. we just heard saying thatjerusalem is not for sale. is thatjerusalem is not for sale. is that the end of the steel before it is even set sail? it does not look good, i must say. president trump is agreeing with him on the eve of an election to all of the territories that israel would get now in the front loading almost ensures that the programme will be destroyed. for this to work, you have to give it time and a note there are people in the trumpet administration that wa nted the trumpet administration that wanted to get —— trump administration. but i think that this frontloading of annexation means that anything that was going to be very fragile at best is just killing it right from the get go and
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this just killing it right from the get go and thisjust means killing it right from the get go and this just means you are putting election over peace. you think there's any mileage for the palestinians and engaging begin with the trumpet administration at this point? i think the annexation thing has to be put on hold because otherwise, it looks like an annexation plan and not a peace plan. these are our views, there have been three other us efforts and when i was a part of and 2013 and 2014. and it clustered in the same direction and we see it a bit differently and tilting towards israel but at least let's discuss it. but it means that the arabs cannot come forward and save this is the negotiation. this is what the trump administration would want. it just seems that he pushed really
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ha rd just seems that he pushed really hard here to front—load the annexation and that means he is killing all of the efforts that could be made to look at something a little differently and even more in his favour. i know it is 80 pages long, the steel of the century as president trump calls it, but is there anything to recommended to a palestinian? it is clear that on the economic side, it is much more explicit if you combine this with the conference with 178 and over $50 billion in economic development, it is far more explicit than the three previous events where there is no question, it is almost like a trade—off. there will be less land, but more heavily focused on economics. it isjust but more heavily focused on economics. it is just that the narrative of this conflict that
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economics tends to get a short list in the nationalist dimensions are emphasised greater. a higher premium. so, ido emphasised greater. a higher premium. so, i do think there's some interesting ideas in it, but i tend to think it is going to be obscured by frontloading of annexation for israel when that should not be key at all. you want this package to be considered among each side, the need to ta ke considered among each side, the need to take time to discuss it and think what is possible. this is the first time ever that arab states didn't reflexively line up on the palestinian side, we have never seen this before. but if you annex now, you'll drive those same states into the palestinian corner. so i think it is very self—defeating for netanyahu. what constructive role do you think they can play here? great
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question. i think the administration of the white house, if the, the expectations that they're not going to embrace the plan, that is too heavy for them. but there is some interesting elements you're worthy of negotiation or a senior diplomat said, it is a good start and are you quys said, it is a good start and are you guys are said, it is a good start and are you guys are going to sit down and take it from here. i think that is the best you can hope for and that would've been a worthy objective and i think that is something within the administration were really on and now, i think that is at risk until the annexation piece is pushed off, i hope it is not too late, but i worry that is the take away message from today's ceremony that you can cherry pick all the good parts right now, right up front and the other stuff, you can see about that later.
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our correspondent barbara plett usher is in ramallah, in the west bank. the family at a couple of hours to read those pages as well but the response is so emphatic. president abbas has been very emphatic and he said that the plan is been rejected and he said no, no, no a thousand times, no. this is a conspiracy against us. he focused in particular on the statement thatjerusalem will be the undivided capital of israel and would remain sovereignty. they said thatjerusalem is not for sale and we are rejecting this. this is not a call to action for the palestinian people in general, but he did say was this would spur effo rts he did say was this would spur efforts to try and bridge the divide for the national movement between the palestinian authority and the islamist movement which is really crippled palestinian efforts to try
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to present a united front against this type of programme and he said he would like to go to gaza and meet the leadership to talk about it. that is one thing and he also talked about the need talking about international support that there was for palestinians under the two state solution sit in congress there been some support for it and also the european union, they have the right to ta ke european union, they have the right to take israel to the international court for what it was doing. but he did not actually mention something that bothers palestinians a lot, which is the palestinian authority coordinates with israel on security matters so he did not really touch on that at all in terms of the response to the palestinian authority it was a very strong rhetorical speech rejecting the plan and saying that this should spur effo rts and saying that this should spur efforts for the palestinians to unite. there was a lot of discussion in the document about economic development for palestinians. did
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the president deal with that in any way? that is notjust something they're thinking about this point. your guess is correct that this is the most detailed plan for economic help for palestinians, but there's a history of trying to approach this conflict from an economic point of view, economic progress to the palestinians but not giving them the national rights that they have asked for and national rights that they have asked forandi national rights that they have asked for and i think this focus today is very much on those national rates, especially because it falls well short of what the palestinians have been demanding and also well short of what have been the traditional approaches of the palestinian peace plans, even though you have the same language, the two state solution, giving the palestinians a certain pa rt giving the palestinians a certain part of the eastern part of jerusalem, it really is not what has been the content of what has been discussed before and that is what the leadership was listening to and thatis the leadership was listening to and that is what they are responding to.
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thank you very much for that. and we'll find out how this story — and many others — are covered in tomorrow's front pages at 10:40 and 11:30 this evening in the papers — our guests joining me tonight are the assistant editor for the new statesman, george eaton and the former conservative pensions minister baroness ros altmann. the foreign office has this evening updated its travel advice for china, as the country tries to stop the spread of the new coronavirus that's caused more than 100 deaths. it's now advising against all but essential travel to mainland china. it has also asked britons who want to leave wuhan, the city at the centre of the outbreak, to add their names to a list before tomorrow. meanwhile, hong kong has announced stringent new measures to stop the spread, with more than 100 people now known to have died on the mainland. our correpsondent rupert wingfield—hayes has sent us this report.
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i'm joined now by our correspondentjon donnison. i think they're becoming increasingly concerned about the spread of this virus, a few developments with statements saying that anyone planning to go to china should think twice, all but essential travel not recommended and then there is concern for british citizens in china. so we have got before and the british people currently in china should make decisions based on their own personal circumstances, bearing in mind that travel could become more difficult in the next few days and we have people living in wuhan, 11 million people which is essentially under lockdown and we think there are around 200 potential british people living there and they are getting the sense that there could be some plans to get them out. they have been asked to add their name to a list set up by the embassy and
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saying that plans to move them should come very quickly stop by whatever criticisms from some of those that other countries are more effective when it comes to communication and actions. but how does the uk plan now match up alongside those of the countries? a lot of people have been posting these messages on social media, selfies, videos, saying that they're finding it difficult. we saw earlier today, a gentleman that had his grandma visiting and saying that they were ok for food, but they were running out of medicines and that she needed to take them, and we have not heard any news on how they're going to get out and as i say, as more restrictions are being put in place, it is becoming more difficult to get out of that city and it is not yet clear what exactly the foreign office plan is to get them
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out. the headlines on bbc news. donald trump unveils his plan for middle east peace with the proposed creation of a palestinian state and jerusalem remaining the "undivided capital" of israel. the foreign office has tonight warned against all but essential travel to mainland china, and insists britons stranded in the city at the centre of the coronavirus outbreak will be helped to leave. and here, the government says the chinese technology firm, huawei, can be involved in building the uk's 5g mobile network, despite strong objections from the white house. sport and for a full round up, from the bbc sport centre, here's holly. after five consecutive days of fa cup ties, tonight it's the league cups time. aston villa and leicester went into this evening's second leg poised at 1—1.
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aston villa have taken the lead tonight. matt targett on target to make it 2—1 on aggregate around ten minutes left of the first half. aston villa 50 minutes of play away from wembley. the former rugby union star israel folau, who was sacked by rugby australia for making homophobic comments, has signed a one year deal with the super league side catalans dragons. the rugby football league say that it was a difficult decision to allow him to play but they can't prevent him because he hasn't been found guilty of any criminal offence. super league boss robert elstone says he's disppointed and deplores his comments. folau says he will keep his religious beliefs private. in response to the signing, wigan warriors say that their match against dragons will be a pride day in support of lgbt groups. keegan hirst, who plays for championship side halifax, the first openly gay rugby league
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player, posted this on social media. i'm shocked and disappointed at the signing of folau. our great game is tasked with fighting against homophobia and standing up for the values it puts such high stock in. tennis australia says that martina navratilova and john mcenroe have breached tournament protocols after they staged a protest calling for the margaret court arena to be renamed. court, who holds the record for the most grand slam singles titles, has been criticized for her homophobic views.. navratilova says she wants the conversation around the renaming of the court to move forward. i just felt that the conversation had stopped. i thought we got it going a couple of years ago and i thought tennis australia would do something.
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the government of victoria are the ones who make the decision, but nothing has happened and margaret keeps doubling down. the quarter finals of the australian open reach their conclusion tomorrow morning with rafa nadal in action. today, though it was all about this man — roger federer‘s incredible comeback saw him save seven match points against the unseeded american tennys sandgren to reach the semi finals in melbourne. john watson is there. an incredible comeback for roger who just underlined why he is one of the greatest no tennis players of all time. who would've predicted the outcome of this one? two sets, he saved seven match points in that fourth set in the level of the match at two sets still taking it on a tie—break before wrapping up the match over 5 cents, just as he did an impressive style in the third round. in characteristic from roger
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at times, he was warned over his bad language on the court and be some ta ke language on the court and be some take a medical timeout and he was clearly ta ken take a medical timeout and he was clearly taken out from some tightness in his leg and involving his opponent, who was run into by a ball girl during his opponent, who was run into by a ballgirl during a his opponent, who was run into by a ball girl during a change of that said tie—break. it was roger who progresses and will face novak in the semifinals of the australian open this year. great performance to who came to her match to avenge the defeat at the same stage of this treatment last year. into herfirst australian open semi final and as we know, hoping to become the first australian to win the singles titles here at melbourne park and 42 years, she will play in some huge matches to come as the quarterfinals conclude tomorrow we will see rafael nadal in action. but no doubt with the big talking point was today, the incredible performance from roger federal were.
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thanksjohn. and that quarterfinal between nadal and dominic thiem is at 830 tomorrow morning, that's all the sport for now. i'll have more for you in sportsday at 10.30. the government has decided, despite strong objections from the white house, to maintain the chinese technology company hauwei's involvement, in the uk's 5g networks. there will however be restrictions. the firm will be banned from supplying parts to "sensitive areas" of the infrastructure known as "the core," and it will be excluded from sites near military bases and nuclear installations. but the us has warned that granting huawei access to the network, could allow the chinese government to spy. here's our security correspondent, gordon correra. 5g offers the promise of the connected future. more than just faster speeds, it will allow billions of devices to talk to each other. from self driving cars to automated factories, to smart homes filled with sensors.
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unlocking economic potential, but perhaps leaving us vulnerable. and today, we learnt that in the uk commit this feature, at least in part, will be made in china. the secretary of state to move. in what may prove to be one of the most significant national security decisions of recent times, the government today said huawei would be given the green light, but with limits. to ensure the security of 5g and full fibre networks, it is both necessary and proportionate to place tight restrictions on the presence of any companies identified as high—risk. but not everyone was convinced those limits would be enough. bear in mind, huawei has tens of thousands, if in as many as 80,000 researchers. they have got more researchers than we have got soldiers, so it is a huge operation we are talking about and are very complex exercise to stop them.
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but a huawei executive told me accusations of spying were groundless. it is definitely not the truth. huawei is a company over the past 30 years, there are no cybersecurity accidents. so we serve one third of the world population who have a very strong track record. the fear is huawei's roll could allow beijing to spy on communications or even turn off the technology on which our lives will depend. but the government says the uk's network can be protected through a series of measures. to avoid dependency and one company, other suppliers will be used and huawei capped at 35% of the total. the company's equipment will be banned from the most sensitive locations like near nuclear or military sites. and it will not be allowed at the heart of the network known as the core, which controls where data flows. the challenge for government is that huawei equipment is already part
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of the infrastructure. including in 5g musts like this, already being rolled out in cities. a decision to exclude the company would mean ripping out this equipment, at enormous cost, and slowing down the drive for greater connectivity. washington has been lobbying hard for the total exclusion of huawei and one congressman told the bbc why he was proposing legislation to restrict intelligence sharing with countries who used its equipment. the risk of what we are giving up by adopting huawei as a part of, any part of our telecommunications infrastructure or even worse, allowing huawei to control the 5g networks in countries like the uk or in the united states of america is a dangerous path forward. this decision was always going to involve walking a fine line between promoting growth and protecting security. today, the government will hope it
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has done enough to convince sceptics at home and abroad that it has got it right, but if it hasn't, the costs may be high. tim morrison is a seniorfellow at hudson institute, specializing in asia—pacific security and formerly served as deputy assistant to the president for national security in the trump administration. thank you forjoining us. we heard the report saying that the government will hope it is done enough to reassure critics at home and abroad. are you reassured? no, not at all. in a hoping there is an opportunity for the house of commons and the enabling legislation to force a revisit of what i think it's going to go down as a significant mistake for the interest of the british people. why do you think is a mistake? is difficult to come to a conclusion as to how thejohnson
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government came to such a different conclusion from the united states, from the austrians, from new zealand, from japan, which determined that there was no way, based on how 5g differs that there is no distinction any longer between a fringed in a court, 5g, there's only one network. the report spoke to the interconnectedness of the heart of the 5g vision and it impossible to limit what goes in one pa rt impossible to limit what goes in one part of the system from getting into another part of the system and frankly, the concern that the united states has is not to tell the united kingdom what is in its interest, it is the cultural intermingling, the economic intermingling, the security and intelligence intermingling. but begin your network, keyed into our network. we have obviously seen bipartisan concerned, in the wake of this decision. do you think it's going to affect the cooperation we
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have with the secretary of state. we have with the secretary of state. we have him coming here tomorrow. do you think there's going to be more action to back up the threats that are been made or do you think boris johnson's effectively called donald trump's bluff? you mentioned that there is concerns from congress, you heard in the lead in, the president authority in the congress authority. the congress can enact restrictions that the president cannot necessarily stop this could wind up playing in terms of intelligence cooperation would congress appropriates and authorises in terms of funding appropriates and authorises in terms offunding and appropriates and authorises in terms of funding and this can come down to ausuk of funding and this can come down to a us uk free agreement. if we think that this is difficult, went to see how congress feels about the kind of dissidents and trade that would have to be made now that huawei is in the system. a form of sour grapes of the
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us does not have meaningful, cheap effective competitor and it is worried about a strategic leap forward by china, do you think that isa forward by china, do you think that is a dangerjust to quote that the us is losing the internet to china and this is a strategic defeat.|j have and this is a strategic defeat.” have not seen it, but the concern here is, again, the kind of cooperation that the united states and united kingdom have it essentially what the johnson government have had is to put the dragon guarding the hen house here. we are certain circumstance where it is not a question of whether or not it's a us company or not, there plenty of us companies that have endedin plenty of us companies that have ended in solution, we deploying 5g in the united states today without using 5g, it is being rolled out in south korea without the use of 4—way. this is just south korea without the use of 4—way. this isjust a question of whether or not we continue to enjoy the kinds of cooperation we have enjoyed since the days of churchill and roosevelt, given this kind of decision which is not one that is guarded and security. there is no
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question about the security risk posed by huawei it also would drove thejohnson government. posed by huawei it also would drove the johnson government. the posed by huawei it also would drove thejohnson government. the interest of british telecom in terms of cheap equipment? was that the interest of the trade minister in terms of whether or not they would be able to preserve a ccess to whether or not they would be able to preserve access to cheap trainees foreign investment? this is the expectations for privacy and what did they did forward? what is the question that we are asking. —— that. victims of the contaminated blood scandal say they are disappointed with the outcome of a meeting with ministers today to consider more financial support. some campaigners called for interim compensation payments, while others called for more help with psychological support. but its understood there were no commitments made by ministers. a government spokesperson said ministers had committed to looking at the issues carefully and report back where rapid progress could be made.
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wales has become the latest country to ban smacking after the assembly agreed to criminalise the physical punishment of children. members voted 36 to 14, a majority of 22, in favour of the bill. the new law is expected to come into force in 2022 and will be accompanied by an extensive awareness campaign throughout wales to inform the public about the changes. the veteran broadcaster, nicholas parsons, has died at the age of 96, after a short illness. he became a household name with the television game show ‘sale of the century‘ in the 1970s, but perhaps was best known for hosting the radio 4 comedy show ‘just a minute' for more than 50 years. our arts correspondent, david sillito, looks back at his life. welcome tojust a minute! he was the chairman
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ofjust a minute radio 4 for more than 50 years. and now, from norwich... and he was the quizmaster on sale of the century for 12 years. hello. and welcome to the sale of the century. it's the quiz of the week. i am proud of the fact that i helped create a huge success. you don't buck success. i'm proud of that fact. i want to see your passport, please. indeed, there was a lot more to nicholas parsons. what is the purpose of your visit to england? he had appeared in more than 20 films. i've come to find a husband. and in the ‘60s, he'd become a household name as the straight man to the comedian, arthur haynes. i'm sorry, vicar. i thought it was carol singers. merry christmas. he could bring out the funniness on anybody, but unselfishly, always feeding them. he knew he could get something out of them. and he could do that immaculately. he had turned to acting after training as an engineering the clyde shipyard.
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do you think you could try and keep quiet? on camera, he was a master of smooth talking charm, a mask for his struggles growing up with dyslexia and a pronounced stammer. and any 1967, he was made presenter ofjust a minute. he had wanted to be a panellist, but the producers knew his skill. the good—natured straight man enduring a daily comic assault. he truly was a legend when it comes to radio and to that programme and to be doing what he did in his 90s, with such charm and wit and flair, i think, is truly amazing. and as the minute waltz fades away, once more it is my pleasure to welcome our many listeners... more than 50 years later, he was still in charge, never regretting that day more than 70 years ago when he swapped engineering for showbusiness.
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nicholas parsons who has died at the age of 96. now it's time for a look at the weather with louise lear. hello there. we are looking at a chilly start to wednesday and still some showers around. now, over the next few hours, they could turn back to snow to higher ground through scotland, northern ireland and north west england. elsewhere, the temperatures falling away, widely low single figures to greet us first thing on wednesday morning perhaps just below freezing in more rural spots. so, the potentialfor some icy stretches particularly where we have seen those overnight showers but there will be some sunny spells, central and southern england not faring too badly. the showers to the north and west will be replaced by more persistent rain into northern ireland, western scotland, and north west england. as we go through the afternoon, some of that rain turning quite heavy. there will continue to be a few showers along west facing coasts of wales but further inland, the best of the sunnier spells with highs of 11 celsius. now, as we move out of wednesday into thursday and friday,
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it turns milder yes, but it would more unsettled with rain spreading across the country for all of us at some point. hello, this is bbc news with carrie gracie. the headlines. the palestinian authority president rejects donald trump's middle east peace plan which would see the creation of a palestinian state and jerusalem remaining the "undivided capital" of israel. translation: i would like to say to them, trump and netanyahu, thatjerusalem is not for sale. and all our rights are not for sale, and not for bargaining. applause. the foreign office has tonight warned against all but essential travel to mainland china, and insists britons stranded in the city at the centre of the coronavirus outbreak will be helped to leave. here, the government says the chinese technology firm, huawei,
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can be involved in building the uk's 5g mobile network, despite strong objections from the white house. welcome tojust a minute! applause. tributes are paid to nicholas parsons chair of radio 4's, just a minute for more than 50 years, who has died at the age of 96. back now to our top story — president trump's plan for peace in the middle east. former prime minister tony blair has been speaking to the bbc about what he makes of donald trump's announcement this afternoon. one of the things with this administration is they will do what they're going to do and, it's a different form of diplomacy and international policy in one sense but on the other, what they will say
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is we offer the palestinian president the chance to engage and he will not engage so therefore we will do it like this. i completely understand how the palestinians will view that and look at it, but they've got to us or think strategically at this moment in time. what their options are and what is the right way to put this on the agenda with all the concerns that they have and to mobilise support from frankly the only people who are going to help them there are going to be the arab nations and the united states of america itself. of course the british and other europeans, they can intervene or say things but in the end, it is going to be the americans, the israelis, the arabs, and the palestinians. and i think that's why when i look at this now and you see this plan and there are all sorts of things that have to be bolted down, take it,
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argue about what is wrong or unacceptable about it, and mobilise support in favour of your position. but there is... there is i think a real commitment on the part of the united states and the part of this administration despite what everyone might think if the palestinians to engage thing from the conversations i have had within this administration, they will be more supportive than the palestinians think. tony blair. we can speak now to khaled elgindy, senior fellow at the middle east institute. he served as an adviser to the palestinian leadership in the west bank on peace negotiations in the 2000s. good evening. thanks for having me. what do you think the policy and administration should do now? well it is clear what they have already done is to reject this plan in its
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entirety. it is quite a detailed plan. there is not much left to the imagination. i differ with mr blair in his assessment of this plan. there really is nothing here for palestinians to action on too. and i think the danger for any palestinian leadership or the europeans are air up leadership or the europeans are air up estates for that matter to go to engage with the administration on the basis of this plan is quite dangerous because the rules of the peace process, the diplomatic rules of no acquisition of territory by force, that israel's occupation has to end, that settlements are illegal, that there should be a sovereign, genuine independent palestinian state, those have been com pletely palestinian state, those have been completely thrown out the window. by the trump administration and so, the
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trump administration wants palestinians to negotiate on the basis of realities on the ground, meaning what israel dictates on the ground based on of course its pre—eminent power, and that the old rules that have undergirded even the peace process that mr blair was involved in for more than half a century no longer apply. so that is not a process i think that really offers anything for palestinians from a tip a medic standpoint. but also politically, if you look at the details of the plan, it is clear in quite vivid detail that the trump vision does not include a meaningful palestinian state in that it is not truly a sovereign state. it will continue to be controlled by israel, its borders, its airspace, its entry and exit points, it will not be a contiguous state. and will be something more akin to something
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com pletely something more akin to something completely surrounded and controlled by israel. and the problem is that evenif by israel. and the problem is that even if they wanted to engage, there is nothing left to engage because... is that not a push me pull me argument? there has been a factor meant where an engagement might have been and argued with that has resulted in the outcome that you are describing and if they were to engage, some might say they make it more of their point of view in to mr trump's plan. no, i don't think that's correct. i think this administration for the past two yea rs has administration for the past two years has made clear what their vision was. i was among those who was arguing that frank at the details don't matter because we have known the broad outlines of the trump vision for quite some time. we know thatjerusalem is off the table because trump said so, he used those words. and that has been confirmed
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in the details of the plan. there is no palestinian capital injerusalem. they talk about a passing capital nearjerusalem which palestinians are free to call whatever they want in the same way that the entity that is described is not a genuinely independent entity. they have taken the refugee issue off the table, they have severed all... they have cut off all aid to the palestinians. we have known for quite some time what their vision is. most recently, secretary pompeo's declaration was that israeli settlements are perfectly legal. this flies in the face of international consensus... perfectly legal. this flies in the face of international consensus. . ” am just going to break in their... i'm going to break in on that point because we just got a statement from the spokesman for the un
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secretary—general on all of this. saying "the position of the united nations on the two state solution has been defined throughout the yea rs by has been defined throughout the years by relevant security council and general assembly resolutions by which the secretariat is bound. the united nations remains committed to supporting palestinians and israelis to resolve the conflict on the basis of un resolutions, international law, and bilateral agreements, and realising the vision of two states as well in palestine living side by side in peace and security within recognised borders on the basis of the pre—1967 line." which is entirely at odds with a ticket with the document that president trump published today. right, and you have to look at the document that was published today and the context of everything that this administration has said. they have been quite consistent. you can almost take the
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statement by the secretary—general and just negate it and that is exactly the us position, to cancel international law, un resolutions, to ensure that they do not apply, and that international law is not in any way shaping this process and that the results will not be two states living side by side. the statement by the secretary—general, it is sort of a polite way of repudiating the trump plan simply by stating that it stands for everything that is the opposite of what is in that plan. khaled elgindy we have to leave it there, think you for joining we have to leave it there, think you forjoining us this evening though. thank you. we can go back to one of our other big stories. the news that the government has decided to maintain huawei's involvement... excuse me 5g networks.
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the firm will, however, be banned from supplying parts to "sensitive areas" of the infrastructure known as "the core," and it will be excluded from sites near military bases and nuclear installations. iam i am sorry. dr stephanie hare is a specialist in cyber security and author of a forthcoming book, technology ethics. iam i am requesting iam requesting in i am requesting in us is going to do some talking for a minute. what is your take on the announcement we saw today? it has been heavily trailed and in some ways we haven't really moved positions in the pieces on the chessboard in a year. united states has wanted a full band as has austria, so two of the fife eyes intelligence sharing countries, the us, canada, the uk, australia, new zealand have had the closest intelligence sharing relationship since the second world war. two out of five have banned huawei already. canada, new zealand are and the fence waiting and the uk has come out with this announcement today. none of this is a surprise in terms
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of what we thought was going to happen. the real question is united states bluffing? happen. the real question is united states bluffing ? because happen. the real question is united states bluffing? because the united states bluffing? because the united states has set if the uk does this, it will restrict intelligence sharing. the uk, boris johnson and his team might think it is bluffing because you would have thought in an hierarchy of awful things to happen to lose the five eyes would be a very bad thing to happen not to mention the possibility of damaging the prospects for a free—trade agreement. exactly and we have seen response from many senators and secretary of state mike pompeo meeting with the prime minister, we will be looking to see if this is anger and bluster ahead of a us presidential election at the end of this year or if this is serious. what we want to do a separate noise from signal and start looking for concrete moves. first we want to see if the us is being serious in its own backyard because of little bit of huawei kit is in the united states and a bill working its way through congress right at that with
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federal refund to the tune of one being dollars to remove huawei from the united states. if they do that, and if another bill that is going through congress passes which is to say it would restrict intelligence sharing firewall with any country that has huawei and their networks, than the us would be legally compelled not to share intel with united kingdom. which would be a very striking development. a lot of talking in the world about decoupling in the us and china tech but we don't talk about any decoupling between the us in the uk. on the actual announcement made by the british government, this attempt to square the circle and have cake, ek, etc. do you think that their discussion about promoting rifles to huawei only allowing at 35%, only allowing it in noncore areas so on, so forth, is this a plan that will
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work in the long term to protect uk national security? well, the fact that the uk is classified huawei today as a high—risk vendor and we saw the financial times reporting today that the five eyes partners of which the uk is obviously one are going to work together to come up with alternative vendors, they said that they would not be able to even start getting to those new entrants until another three years, but the goal is to get the high risk vendors for which we could read huawei out of the system entirely. that tells me that the united kingdom wants to get huawei out, can't afford to do it now, technically doesn't feel it is possible to do it now and so they are going to play a long—term strategy. so, tensions within the five eyes are clearly happening but what we will be looking at is can we solve the risk, solve the problem? evenif solve the risk, solve the problem? even if you remove huawei there will still be cyber security risk to the united kingdom. but leaving it in
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the network and recognising that it is so risky that it can't be involved in your new beer sites, militaries take macro installations, people will wonder what about other places in the united kingdom? a lot of questions unanswered. thank you for coming to talk to us about it. here's a story that brings a whole new meaning to the phrase "dirty money". a woman accidentally got rid of £20,000 of her mother's life savings by throwing them in the bin. the money had been hidden in five old bisto tins. the tins had been taken, along with the rest of the rubbish, to a waste recycling centre before the woman realised what she'd done — which was when two workers at the centre in west dunbartonshire came to her rescue. our reporter conor gillis caught up with the heroes of the hour. they were playing at their —— the family in question got rid of five gravy tens, what they did not realise was they were stuffed with cash potentially up to £20,000 and
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their mother's entire life savings. they then made the frantic journey here to this recycle centre here in west dunbartonshire and were met with these guys here, tony and kenny. first of all kenny, it was a frantic couple of hours but you did manage to find it, didn't you? we found the money which was excellent. it was frantic, the family were standing by watching, wondering... hoping and hoping we could find the money. must've been a great feeling tony, you are in the back of your having a scout around filling out all sorts to find this? yes... looking at stuff under the bucket there, and! looking at stuff under the bucket there, and i managed to get the cash at the back of this skip and a couple other boxes and containers. talk to me about how the family were feeling here, they must been emotional, wasn't it? you could
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imagine, the family were... the waiting was... she was actually crying. she... itjust... she said "you say my wife", you think me,... all ina "you say my wife", you think me,... all in a day's work? yes. many people would say that is above and beyond the call of duty. here in west dunbartonshire connor gillies, bbc news. all ended days work. —— all ina bbc news. all ended days work. —— all in a day's work. we've heard many tributes being paid to nicholas parsons this afternoon, the host of radio 4's just a minute and the tv quiz show sale of the century, who has died at the age of 96. but one stood out. comedian, actor and broadcaster robin ince wrote...
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so we dug out a clip where the panellists did exactly that — here's sue perkins, marcus brigstocke, ruth jones and paul merton back in 2012. the subject is nicholas parsons. laughter ? ? transmit the subject is nicholas parsons. laughter 7? transmit 7? sue perkins it is your turn to begin. off you go on nicholas parsons. i don't mean that. it is like christmas. on the subject of nichols parsons, starting now. nicholas parsons was born before records began, we do know he was friends with methuselah, age 24, he struck a deal with mephistopheles so that he would never age. ruth. did you say mephistopheles? i think you said meth. i don't think you get
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quite a spring equity is that guy... one is desperate sometimes. you could have headed for deviation. i wasn't around where muffs off box fleets that no one is worried about that, is to the pronunciation people are worrying about. your challenge was incorrect. 47 seconds to speak about nicholas parkin —— discus person starting now. nicholas parsons invented show business in 1847 and pioneered the use of the cravat which he still sports although he compares it sometimes with a lovely polka—dot tie. there is nothing so erotic as the site of nicholas parsons. laughter intervention! intervention! laughter applause i have done it again, paul. there are limits, aren't there?” i have done it again, paul. there are limits, aren't there? i have to admit, ido are limits, aren't there? i have to admit, i do not think i am erotic. i
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am neurotic, yes. you have a correct challenge and you have 31 seconds to tell us something about nicholas parsons starting now. his career began back in the 1940s on radio in a show called much bind in the marsh andl a show called much bind in the marsh and i heard one of those episodes on radio for extra on sunday. repetition of radio. from bbc for some marcus a correct challenge and you got in on the subject for nicholas parsons. 22 seconds available starting now. i am at something out of a disadvantage on the subject because i never heard of this nicholas parsons character. he sensed a rifle, fascinating. deviation from sense, everybody has heard of him! i guess with a bonus point. applause . i will give you one or concede and say you deserve that but not the fa ct say you deserve that but not the fact that i am on the show, you say you have not heard of nicholas parsons and you are appearing in a
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show with nicholas parsons. do you know him? you are nicholas parsons? d nicholas parsons? i thought you we re d nicholas parsons? i thought you were a mythical creature! what pricing out! marcus we enjoyed your interruption. nine missed speaking. it was sue who interrupted me. but i enjoyed her interruption. sue gets a point because she interrupted, takes over the subject... you get a bonus point for the humour that you instill. splendid, good, yes! and who gets the subject. 15 seconds ago, starting now. there is nothing greater than nicholas parsons, he is the show leader... show business before? but the show leader... show business before ? but show the show leader... show business before? but show business is one word, isn't it? that is not one word. i will assume it is two words
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and say paul has the benefit of the doubt. and if! and say paul has the benefit of the doubt. and if i get lots of letters, i don't think i will bother to reply to them. laughter. there is still ten seconds ago, paul. nicholas parsons i have known since roughly 1987, what a magnificent creature he is. we first met on a television programme and made in liverpool called... the neurotic, erotic, ever branching nicholas parsons who has died at the age of 96. now without hesitation, repetition, or deviation, here's louise with weather. it is been a chilly tuesday but a day of contrast. many were greeted to the far northwest with snow, several centimetres at high ground as you seen this weather watcher picture in the high wind. further east, fewer showers, plenty of sunny spells. it was a beautiful afternoon in west or mac. most of the showers we re in west or mac. most of the showers were out along west facing coasts...
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and then continued through the night tonight. elsewhere we was see clear skies and temperatures are likely to fall away. temperatures get down to just below freezing in the north. again we could see further snow showers around. if a get showers through the night, that could lead to icy stretches first thing. worth bearing in mind if you are up. almost anywhere is at risk of seeing icy stretches particularly on minor rural roads. there is a brief ridge of high pressure to start the day on wednesday, plenty of isobars, still breezy in the far northwest but this weather front will arrive a little bit later on. yes we start off with some showers before more persistent rain was into northern ireland, scotland, northwest england. across england and wales, a few isolated showers but here which we try and brea kfast showers but here which we try and breakfast at the rain in afternoon could be heavy, as much as one inch in some places in west scotland and gusts of winds in excess of 40 miles an hourfora gusts of winds in excess of 40 miles an hourfor a time. a miserable into
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the day here. i bit mild there for the day here. i bit mild there for the cell, drive with some sunshine coming through and highs of up to 11 degrees. mild air will float in as we move out of wednesday into thursday due to the wind direction change into a a south—westerly pushing miles of air, the yellow turns right across the country. a real difference from thursday onwards, rain in scotland and some running to the channel coast. in between the two a good slice of cloudy conditions, missy, murky to start with and the cloud thick enough for drizzle. look at the difference in the temperatures, 9—13 degrees are high. as we move thursday into friday, we have for the funds pushing in from the atla ntic the funds pushing in from the atlantic and that will bring some wet and windy weather to come on friday. it does look as though it will stay mild to the end of the working week, but there will be some rain, some of it heavy, particularly for scotland. that's it, take care.
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