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been george floyd justice would have been george floyd having not been killed in the first place. darnella frazier, the 17—year—old who filmed his death, that never should have happened, she not have had to do that. campaigners and people who have been advocating for change for so long saying, reform is not enough, what we need to be looking at is thinking about, or what people in the us need to be thinking about, is what it would be to defund the police, what it would mean to make sure that instead of investing in things like policing, which with the outcomes we see is really about investing in housing, health care, jobs, so you're investing in the things that mean that harm doesn't happen in the first place as opposed to always being in this preventative situation or being in the situation of continuously pouring so much money into the police and having the outcomes we have seen for decades now and soy ticket is listening that people know what they're talking about, which is the people on the
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ground doing this work for a real long time. ground doing this work for a real lona time. a , . ground doing this work for a real long time-— ground doing this work for a real lonu time. , . . ~' i” . long time. maya, thank you so much, i'm sure we — long time. maya, thank you so much, i'm sure we will _ long time. maya, thank you so much, i'm sure we will come _ long time. maya, thank you so much, i'm sure we will come onto _ long time. maya, thank you so much, i'm sure we will come onto this - long time. maya, thank you so much, i'm sure we will come onto this the i i'm sure we will come onto this the next edition of the papers, let's move on, the guardian, giles, looking at a report. neglect of commonwealth victims of war fuelled by racism, a damning finding there. yeah, i think it is saying some of the bame — yeah, i think it is saying some of the bame community of not been mechanized when it comes to service of their_ mechanized when it comes to service of their country, coming off the report— of their country, coming off the report a — of their country, coming off the report a couple of weeks ago which talked _ report a couple of weeks ago which talked about the fact that there was not institutional racism in this country— not institutional racism in this country but there was still pockets of racism, — country but there was still pockets of racism, and a comes at a time when _ of racism, and a comes at a time when there — of racism, and a comes at a time when there is a real debate raging about_ when there is a real debate raging about this — when there is a real debate raging about this and about our history into erecting as our history and are colonial_ into erecting as our history and are colonial past? should we have statues? — colonial past? should we have statues? shouldn't we? yeah, obviously— statues? shouldn't we? yeah, obviously a very emotive issue. me, looking _ obviously a very emotive issue. me, looking at— obviously a very emotive issue. me, looking at it — obviously a very emotive issue. me, looking at it as a country, i think
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it is important we focus on what unites— it is important we focus on what unites us— it is important we focus on what unites us and not divides us but we cannot— unites us and not divides us but we cannot erase our history, and ethic it is important there is also a recognition of that, so we can learn from _ recognition of that, so we can learn from the _ recognition of that, so we can learn from the lessons of the past. maya, we don't have _ from the lessons of the past. maya, we don't have much _ from the lessons of the past. maya, we don't have much time, _ from the lessons of the past. maya, we don't have much time, but - from the lessons of the past. maya, we don't have much time, but your| we don't have much time, but your thoughts on this particular report? this is really showing that many of the people who were part of the british empire, because britain colonised large part of the world, have not been officially recognised, and i do think this speaks to the broader debate how written's... it is not about understanding the past, it is about how that past impacts on the present, in terms of think of the present, in terms of think of the racial hierarchy created during colonialism, how that is with us today in all kinds of ways, producing the institutional racism we see across society and has produced the disproportion outcomes looking at covid, how black and minority people have had some of the worst outcomes, so for me looking at the sister is really about making
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sense of the present and how we can do the present and how we can delete you with racial inequality and not just sort of brush it aside and treated as if britain is not systematically racist we know that it is. �* ., a, , ., systematically racist we know that it is. �* ., , ., ., ~ it is. alex together. maya, thank ou. the it is. alex together. maya, thank you. the yorkshire _ it is. alex together. maya, thank you. the yorkshire post, - it is. alex together. maya, thank you. the yorkshire post, the - you. the yorkshire post, the football story, giles. a lot of apologies going on today. when it comes to this european super league that six of england's biggest clubs saying no, it's falling apart, apologies, but they did listen to the fans. ., ~' ., apologies, but they did listen to the fans. ., ~ ., , ., , apologies, but they did listen to the fans. ., ~ ., , , ., , the fans. you know it is a big story when the glazer _ the fans. you know it is a big story when the glazer family _ the fans. you know it is a big story when the glazer family of- the fans. you know it is a big story i when the glazer family of manchester united _ when the glazer family of manchester united come out and make a public apology. _ united come out and make a public apology, they're usually always silent _ apology, they're usually always silent for — apology, they're usually always silent for some a massive story. a good _ silent for some a massive story. a good lobbying, this is something that is— good lobbying, this is something that is totally at the centre of the public— that is totally at the centre of the public conversation —— forget lobbying _ public conversation —— forget lobbying for severe sure post talking — lobbying for severe sure post talking about part of this review which _ talking about part of this review which tracy crouch, the former
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sports — which tracy crouch, the former sports ministers carrying out. there may be _ sports ministers carrying out. there may be a _ sports ministers carrying out. there may be a ofcom style body for football — may be a ofcom style body for football. certainly big questions being _ football. certainly big questions being asked about the governance of the game, _ being asked about the governance of the game, and really this whole story— the game, and really this whole story shows how central football is two people's lives, how it is at the centre _ two people's lives, how it is at the centre people's communities in how people _ centre people's communities in how people care about it. feels like a story— people care about it. feels like a story which— people care about it. feels like a story which i still got some way to lo, story which i still got some way to go. it— story which i still got some way to go. it is— story which i still got some way to go. it is not— story which i still got some way to go, it is not over yet. it is story which i still got some way to go, it is not over yet.— go, it is not over yet. it is not over yet- _ go, it is not over yet. it is not over yet. we're _ go, it is not over yet. it is not over yet. we're almost - go, it is not over yet. it is not over yet. we're almost over, | go, it is not over yet. it is not l over yet. we're almost over, so go, it is not over yet. it is not - over yet. we're almost over, so just time for the yorkshire post, maya, the queen. it is wednesday, her 95th birthday, and he has been talk —— she has been talk about how she was deeply touched by the words. still in mourning after the death of her husband. still in mourning after the death of her husband-— her husband. yeah, and too thick about how _ her husband. yeah, and too thick about how awful— her husband. yeah, and too thick about how awful it _ her husband. yeah, and too thick about how awful it must - her husband. yeah, and too thick about how awful it must be - her husband. yeah, and too thick about how awful it must be to - her husband. yeah, and too thick. about how awful it must be to have that first birthday without the person who spent so much of your life with, and yeah, i think this does sort of reflectjust how much of a difficult time it must have been for the whole family since the
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death, and so recognising the relationship between people's outpouring of grief and how that must feel for her i think is really important. must feel for her i think is really important-— must feel for her i think is really imortant. , , , ., important. yes, she is saying how she has been _ important. yes, she is saying how she has been deeply _ important. yes, she is saying how she has been deeply touched - important. yes, she is saying how she has been deeply touched by i important. yes, she is saying how - she has been deeply touched by many, many words of support. both of you, thank you so much. don't go away from your computer screens because we will be back for the next edition of the papers, but for the time being, maya and giles, thank you, as i say, we will be back for the next edition of the papers in about half an hour's time. hello, i'm tulsen tollett, and this is your sports news. after two of the most tumultuous days in football following the revelations about a european super league, manchester city and tottenham returned to action on the pitch
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with victories tonight. title—chasing city had to come from behind to beat aston villa 2—1 whenjohn mcginn stole in after just 20 seconds for the hosts. england's phil foden continued his brilliant form, with another goal to level matters, before rodri put city ahead five minutes before the break when he got on the end of a bernardo silva cross, taking them 11 points clear at the top. there was one downside, though, for city — john stones given a straight red card for this challenge after a var check. it means he'll miss sunday's efl cup final. so it's been a tough week for all those clubs involved in the european super league, and the city boss pep guardiola was asked whether it's been a distraction for him and his players. after the game, it doesn't look like, so we refocused. everybody was concerned all around the world, not only here, but the players refocused. yesterday they trained really well and really put out an
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incredible performance. we are so close. two days after the sacking ofjose mourinho, tottenham moved to within two points of the premier league's top four with a 2—1 win over southampton. stuart pollitt has more. ahead of this match with saints, spurs fans were clear who they see as a sinner. since they last played, chairman daniel levy's joined and left a new leak as well as sacked a manager. the special one's and replaced by the young one, ryan mason the first premier league boss under 30 spurs skipper hugo lloris's five years older than his manager that showed his agility to somehow keep out southampton early on. the visitors could not be denied for long, james ward—prowse delivering the corner, danny ings supplying the finish. levy's week was not getting any better. thought no more second—best until the second half. a touch of magic from gareth bale got
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them level and his old club were suddenly under siege. son hueng—min thought he had scored, but a var review caught lucas moura just off—site. in a final minute though, the video referee came to spurs aid, judging the style to be just inside the area. without the injured harry kane, his strike partner was willing and able to convert the penalty. they will be no spot in the european super league, but a place in the champions league, for tottenham, thatis champions league, for tottenham, that is still a possibility. stuart pollitt, bbc news. there were seven games in the championship this evening as the race for the play—off spots and to avoid relegation heads towards its climax. rotherham united edged closer to the drop and a return to the third tier with defeat at middlesbrough. rotherham had led, but neil warnock�*s side turned it round to win 2—1 at the new york stadium. elsewhere, bournemouth solidified their place in the play—offs with a 4—1 win at millwall. chelsea moved a step closer to retaining their women's super league
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title in an entertaining top of the table clash at manchester city. jo currie was there. this game may have finished in a draw but it's venice chelsea in the race for the w sl title, with the now resting very much in their own hands. the first half saw plenty of excitement, drama and goals. chelsea going ahead, and out swinging corner met by sam kerr, who swung highest with a thumping hundred you hit the back of the net. city replied three minutes later. there was chloe kelly to turn it in from close range. chelsea, though, they kept pershing. sam kerr brought down, referee pointed to the spot, and the penalty put away. after the break, city leveled, who took advantage of a couple of chelsea defence errors to set up a thrilling finish, but 2—2, it ended. it means chelsea now go
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into the final two matches of the season with a two—point advantage and a goal advantage of plus five over city for stub and means, potentially, they could wrap up the title when they play next at spurs on the 2nd of may. and as for city, they are hoping chelsea slip—up somewhere. in the scottish premiership, rangers maintained their unbeaten run this season despite a late stjohnstone equaliser. liam craig's stoppage—time penalty earned them a 1—1 draw and it means that steven gerrard's side can no longer reach 100 points. elsewhere, second—placed celtic left it late to draw 1—1 at aberdeen, while kilmarnock moved up to tenth with victory over dundee united. that means hamilton academical are three points from safety with three matches left to play after motherwell ended a five—game winless run, beating the accies i—0. celtic have beaten rangers 1—0 at home to narrow the gap on their scottish women's premier league rivals. mariah lee scored the only goal of the game as the hoops moved to within two points of their opponents, while leaders glasgow city were 2—1 winners at hibernian, moving three points clear as they
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chase a 14th consecutive title. three—time champion mark williams is through to the second round at this year's world snooker championship in sheffield. the welsh potting machine was a 10—4 winner over sam craigie at the crucible and will now play another former champion injohn higgins for a place in the quarterfinals. for all today's results, head to the bbc sport website. britain's simon yates has retained the lead at the tour of the alps after stage 3, as he prepares for the giro d'italia next month. italy's gianni moscon, in the dark blue of the british ineos grenadiers team, was fastest to finish from a breakaway to win stage 3. yates finished safely in the main group, saving energy for the hardest stage of the race tomorrow. he currently leads by 45 seconds. and for more on that and every thing else, of course, the bbc sport website, but that is all your sport
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for now. hello. where yesterday a weather front produced cloud and a little rain in scotland and northern ireland, today has been dry with plenty of sunshine this afternoon. that weather front works southward across england and wales with some cloud. though, frustratingly, if you wanted some rain on the garden, there's been barely any rain. following on, a new area of high pressure building across the uk and bringing a lot of dry weather for the rest of the week and indeed the upcoming weekend. the satellite pictures showing where we have the cloud today and even that started to break up this afternoon. we saw the odd shower into southwest england, but any of those fading quickly tonight, and we are left with a dry, clear night. for the most part winds are light, though it is quite breezy through the english channel and into cornwall. but on the clear skies, expecting another widespread frost with perhaps the exception of cornwall, western fringes of wales, the far west of scotland
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and for some in northern ireland. the coldest spots tonight in scotland and northern england, “4 or —5. another look at the area of high pressure across thursday, as you can imagine a lot of dry and settled weather but may be an early mist and fog patch, they will not last very long. some areas are cloud drifting through northern scotland that may produce an isolated shower, but the vast bringing a dry, sunny day. still quite breezy across southern england into south wales, but the northeasterly wind not as pronounced on the north sea coast, so you have to around eight or nine degrees today. temperatures will be higher tomorrow and some spots reaching 17, cardiff and manchester for example. thursday evening, we keep the sunshine, thursday night doesn't look quite as chilly, though we can see a touch of frost as friday begins, and friday, spot the difference. still areas of cloud around in northern scotland, don't be surprised if you catch an isolated shower, the odd spot of rain. for most, it will be another dry,
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sunny day and a warmer day as temperatures head towards i9 celsius in manchester and glasgow, for example. over the weekend, temperatures will come down a little bit, perhaps more cloud around. but for most, it is going to be dry, with lots of sunshine, still some chilly nights around, and a touch of frost cannot be completely ruled out. that's your latest forecast.
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this is bbc news, with the latest headlines for viewers in the uk and around the world. india is suffering a second wave of covid, with record numbers of daily deaths and infections. once the first wave subsided, the government almost declared victory over covid—i9. the country has been caught unprepared. as america digests the conviction of derek chauvin, the usjustice announces a federal probe into the minneapolis police force. thousands of supporters of russia's jailed opposition leader, alexei navalny, have rallied in cities across the country. hundreds have been arrested. vladimir putin always says that everything is ok. every single ward, he says, is alive.
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