was trying to rip off of which was trying to rip off of margaret thatcher is right to buy a policy _ margaret thatcher is right to buy a policy from the 1980s, also next week_ policy from the 1980s, also next week with — policy from the 1980s, also next week with brexit a bill which will look to— week with brexit a bill which will look to give ministers the powers to override _ look to give ministers the powers to override the northern ireland protocoh _ override the northern ireland protocol. again that will be hugely popular _ protocol. again that will be hugely popular with those on the right of the party — popular with those on the right of the party. we've also got a big economy— the party. we've also got a big economy speech coming next week. you just feel— economy speech coming next week. you just feel like _ economy speech coming next week. you just feel like there is this big push — just feel like there is this big push from downing street and number ten to— push from downing street and number ten to get— push from downing street and number ten to get on the front foot and get some policy out there but also to really _ some policy out there but also to really satisfy those on the right of his party— really satisfy those on the right of his party who have lost faith. again, — his party who have lost faith. again, you hear the calls for cutting — again, you hear the calls for cutting taxes, to try and restore those _ cutting taxes, to try and restore those core — cutting taxes, to try and restore those core conservative policies to his agenda — those core conservative policies to his agenda so that he can try to survive — his agenda so that he can try to survive. he is still in a very tight spot. _ survive. he is still in a very tight spot. the — survive. he is still in a very tight spot, the rebels are still looking at ways— spot, the rebels are still looking at ways that they can unseat him. talking _ at ways that they can unseat him. talking of — at ways that they can unseat him. talking of which, that takes us
neatly to the i. some various suspects to the next specific wheezes they're trying to line up according to the bullet points, the front page of the i.— according to the bullet points, the front page of the i. already we had david frost yesterday _ front page of the i. already we had david frost yesterday saying - front page of the i. already we had david frost yesterday saying that l david frost yesterday saying that the prime minister should expect a coup of some sort after the autumn. if he doesn't serve up bucket loads of red meat to the tory right in the intervening period. we are now seeing johnson's enemies on both the right and the centre exploring options. one they are looking at here is getting a local party chairs to hold a vote. if they can do that and mass then that would enable a trigger to borisjohnson's leadership and we know already the option is available to change the rule of the back bench, 1922
committee so that the year of protection borisjohnson has is taken away after he won that vote of no—confidence, was it this week? feels like long of a nap. it does mean that the dynamic of politics are all about appealing to those few hundred conservative mps, those 100,000 conservative party members and not really about the wider appeal of the wider needs of the country. that's the downside of having a prime minister who is completely in survival mode, it does mean it's very short term and it's also basically in the pockets of one specific set of interests and unable to actually make the case for thinking about leveling up, thinking about the redwall, thinking about uniting and the country.— uniting and the country. inflation miaht be uniting and the country. inflation might be a _ uniting and the country. inflation might be a problem _ uniting and the country. inflation might be a problem for- uniting and the country. inflation might be a problem for boris - uniting and the country. inflation - might be a problem for boris johnson might be a problem for borisjohnson but he doesn't face a significant
election next year where isjoe biden democrats do. if it is all about the economy, stupid as bill clinton's adviser once said that they are in for a rough ridejudging by the inflation figures in the us that have just come out.- that have just come out. that's right- what _ that have just come out. that's right. what this _ that have just come out. that's right. what this tells _ that have just come out. that's right. what this tells you, - that have just come out. that's i right. what this tells you, slightly depressing story about inflation in the us— depressing story about inflation in the us is— depressing story about inflation in the us is it is a global problem. inftation— the us is it is a global problem. inflation in— the us is it is a global problem. inflation in the uk has already hit a four— inflation in the uk has already hit a four year— inflation in the uk has already hit a fouryear high, inflation in the uk has already hit a four year high, the bank of england _ a four year high, the bank of england predicts it could go much higher— england predicts it could go much higher limits at 90% now it could go to 10%_ higher limits at 90% now it could go to 10% -- _ higher limits at 90% now it could go to 10% -- 40. what higher limits at 90% now it could go to 10% —— 40. what strikes me is i was listening to a republican commentator who was attacking joe biden— commentator who was attacking joe biden over— commentator who was attacking joe biden over said billing of the economy and i was thinking interesting here we are attacking, our critics — interesting here we are attacking, our critics are attacking boris johnson _ our critics are attacking boris johnson the conservative prime minister— johnson the conservative prime minister for his handling of the econonrv _ minister for his handling of the economy. it really does tell you that regardless of where you're coming — that regardless of where you're coming from on the political spectrum this is a problem that all governments are having to face all around _ governments are having to face all around the — governments are having to face all
around the world at the moment. but this does— around the world at the moment. but this does is— around the world at the moment. but this does is really raised an interesting question about how central— interesting question about how central banks respond. here the ft is saving _ central banks respond. here the ft is saying that the fed will be under pressure _ is saying that the fed will be under pressure to— is saying that the fed will be under pressure to tighten hard, raise interest— pressure to tighten hard, raise interest rates again to join diplomat inflation egg. the bank of england _ diplomat inflation egg. the bank of england might be next week, it has another— england might be next week, it has another decision policy coming up that we _ another decision policy coming up that we could expect perhaps to see rates go _ that we could expect perhaps to see rates go even higher, which will place _ rates go even higher, which will place household under even more pressure — place household under even more ressure. ., y place household under even more ressure. ., , i. place household under even more ressure. ., , , ., ., pressure. polly, you get the long straw or the _ pressure. polly, you get the long straw or the short _ pressure. polly, you get the long straw or the short straw - pressure. polly, you get the long i straw or the short straw depending on how you look at it the daily star tomorrow morning, the wedding center. �* , p, tomorrow morning, the wedding center. �*, . ., tomorrow morning, the wedding center. �*, . . ., tomorrow morning, the wedding center. �*, . . . �*, center. it's a great headline. it's a depressing _ center. it's a great headline. it's a depressing story. _ center. it's a great headline. it's a depressing story. everything i center. it's a great headline. it's - a depressing story. everything about the car crash that britney spears is life seems to be tabloid fodder. she's trying to move on and get married and her ex—husband is gate crashing her wedding. married and her ex—husband is gate crashing herwedding. i married and her ex—husband is gate crashing her wedding. i don't know, this feels to me like the worst of
our celebrity culture of somebody was basically a grown up from the ms. mickey mouse show, mental problems, the whole free britney scandal over the course of the last couple years and just feels like what people really need is not to be famous if they are ever to have any chance of conquering these kinds of demons. , ., �* . . . . demons. david, you'll get a chance to comment _ demons. david, you'll get a chance to comment on _ demons. david, you'll get a chance to comment on that _ demons. david, you'll get a chance to comment on that next _ demons. david, you'll get a chance to comment on that next time. - for now thank you both very much. polly mackenzie and david bond will be back again at 11:30. coming up next is a sport and weather and then i will be back with a full summary of the news at 11. do state with us. good evening. we're going to start with cricket, because the second test
of england's three—match series against new zealand is underway at trent bridge. and following england's heroics at lord's last weekend, where england won only their second test in their last 17 matches — it was back to reality today as new zealand batted their way into a commanding position finishing the day on 381—4. our correspondent, joe wilson reports. the second test for ben stokes's england. the captain invited new zealand to bat, and this happened — often. new zealand were missing their captain kane williamson and top—ranked batter to covid, but they hit fours frequently and fluently — not quite working out as england had planned. ben stokes brought on ben stokes to bowl, will young gone 47. two wickets before lunch but to follow the plot, what is that coming? another four.
a beauty — devon conway in full flow, in fact. then a twist in england's direction, as stokes came back to dismiss henry nicholls, james anderson got rid of conway for 46. then, with daryl mitchell batting, joe root dropped this opportunity. and the captain stayed cool. mitchell continued his strong form from the first test, such power and precision with this shot. it appeared to land directly in a spectator�*s drink. and yeah, england's player made the official signal for "the ball has collided with the beer. " cider, actually. this handshake meant this partnership was being significant, both batters past 50 as new zealand took their total past 300. after several drops, here was a chance the slip fielders just left. new zealand were excellent, but england helped them. joe wilson, bbc news.
bryson dechambeau has become the latest significant golfer to turn his back on the pga tour and join the new saudi—funded liv golf invitational series. the 28 year old american won the 2020 us open and is in the prime of his career, rather than the start or end of it like many of the others. de chambeau comes the day after the pga tour said it was suspending any members who joined the rival circuit. his first appearance will be in the second event of the £200—million series. ferrari's charl lecler clocked the quickest time in second practice for this weekend's azerbaijan grand prix. despite topping the standings, lecler was far from happy with the car and was heard questioning the team about a sudden loss of power. sergio perez who finished fastest in first practise, was second while lewis hamilton struggled back in 12th. billy bingham, the most successful manager of northern ireland's football team, has died
at the age of 90. bingham played in the 1958 world cup before leading northern ireland as their manager to the world cup in 1982, where they had a stunning win over spain, and they reached the world cup again in 1986. he played for sunderland, luton and everton — who he also managed in the 19705. paying tribute, the irish football association says "billy holds a unique place in the football hearts of northern ireland." now to tennis and andy murray has sealed arguably his biggest win since undergoing hip surgery in 2019. he produced an excellent performance, to beat world number five, stefanos tsitsipas and reach the semi—finals of the stuttgart open. murray hasn't beaten a top—5 ranked player since 2016. but his impressive start to the grass—court season continues with a straight sets win over tsitsipas. he'll face australia's nick kygrios
in the last 4 tomorrow. he plays well on all surfaces, but this surface for meat works really nicely with my game and i'm able to use my strengths well on this court and i don't want to say that i was the smarter player but i felt like my game on this surface matches up better. harriet dart�*s strong run at the nottingham open is over after she lost to american alison riske. dart was playing in a quarter—final of a wta tour event for the first time in her career and made a great start by taking the first set. but riske, who is ranked 74 places higher than dart took control in the second set then dominated the third to win 4—6, 6—2, 6—1 and reach the semi—final. in nottingham britain's number two pete six for in the quarterfinal. he
will face number eightjack sock in the quarterfinal. in rugby league with a 30.212 victory french scored a hat trick of tries to help move we can worry is up to second place in the table just two points behind leaders saint that's where giants beat rhinos to win their fifth game and around and hour one point behind. and that's all the sport for now. the weather this weekend is looking rather than mix. there will be warm spells of sunshine but blustery showers. most of those will be across the northern out of the uk once again. friday we had some torrential thundery downpours pushing eastwards across scotland, quite a few shows for northern
ireland but further sell lots of sunshine. just look at that view across london, you could see for miles. if you are stepping out early in the morning, in the sunshine across england and wales temperatures of 13 or 14 degrees. further north more cloud, wetter weather particularly in the northwest of scotland. we've still got very high pollen levels on saturday across england and wales. those levels are dropping a bit across northern england and north wales, perhaps because they will be a bit more cloud run on saturday and maybe a few more showers for the cell, probably going to be dry. most of the show is coming in across northern ireland and scotland, longer spells of rain in the northwest of scotland and windy in scotland with gales of the far north of the country. it may be a little bit cooler in scotland and northern ireland on saturday but warm in the sunshine for england and wales. it will be breezy here, certainly some brisk wind blowing across the trend breach again on saturday for day two of the test match. should stay dry really through the rest of the match
itself. those westerly winds tending to ease down. that is because the low pressure is bringing the windy weather and most of the showers but that's moving away as we head into sunday. it won't be as windy on sunday, there will be a scattering of lighter showers across scotland, northern ireland and perhaps the far north of england for the head for the south across england and wales, more in the way of sunshine but not much cloud and with lighter winds. again, it will feel quite warm. temperatures 21 degrees in london, perhaps 15 and the central belt of scotland. the start of next week as he one area of low pressure moving away for the in a coming in from the atlantic, these weather fronts approaching the northwest, there are not to get much if any rain on monday but we will see more cloud coming into scotland and northern ireland. winds will be lighter across england and wales and we will see some spells of sunshine coming and going. temperatures not changing much, 16 to 22 degrees but southeastern parts of the uk could get very much warmer later next
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