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this is bbc news. i'm lukwesa burak with the latest headlines. england prepare to take on ukraine in the hope of winning a place in the euro semi—finals for the first time in a quarter of a century. the opportunity is there, the confidence is there, and the belief. and i think they are looking forward to the challenge. meanwhile, england fans have been told not to travel to italy for the match. but for those already in the country, the excitement is building. for the future of england, it will be european champions 2020, it will be european champions 2020, it will be world champions 2022 in qatar, we will be there in dubai as well. come on, england! come on, the boys! i’m
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on, england! come on, the boys! i'm john on, england! come on, the boys! i'm john watson in rome as we edge ever closer_ john watson in rome as we edge ever closer to _ john watson in rome as we edge ever closer to kick—off here in that crucial — closer to kick—off here in that crucial quarter final between england _ crucial quarter final between england and ukraine. supermarket chain morrisons accepts a multibillion pound takeover bid by a us investment group led by the owner of majestic wine. britain's main doctors' union urges the government to keep some measures in place after the 19th ofjuly, when all covid restrictions are due to be removed. at least 20 people are missing injapan after a landslide sent mud cascading down a hillside, smashing into homes and sweeping away cars. and another sporting hope for england. teenager emma raducanu is the youngest british woman to reach round three of wimbledon. and this is the scene live on court one. she's currently in the lead in the second set, having already won the first set 6—3 against romanian world no 44 sorana cirstea.
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anticipation is building ahead of england's euro 2020 quarterfinal clash with ukraine this evening, where a place in the semi—finals is up for grabs. fans from the uk have been prevented from travelling to the match in rome amid concern at rising coronavirus infection levels. john watson joins us from rome. looks rather warm there, how is that going to pan out for the players tonight? going to pan out for the players toniaht? ,., ., going to pan out for the players toniaht? ., ., ., , tonight? good afternoon from a very hot rome. tonight? good afternoon from a very hot rome- as _ tonight? good afternoon from a very hot rome. as you _ tonight? good afternoon from a very hot rome. as you say, _ tonight? good afternoon from a very hot rome. as you say, around - tonight? good afternoon from a very hot rome. as you say, around 30 i hot rome. as you say, around 30 degrees at the moment. i think heat
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and humidity could well be a factor for those england players when this match kicks off at eight o'clock tonight. the timber is a good drop and be 27 around kick—off. then it should fall to somewhere in the mid 20s. should fall to somewhere in the mid 205. it should fall to somewhere in the mid 20s. it will be a factor for these england players who could have come into these tournament after a long domestic season and won't have dealt with these temperatures so far in this tournament, this their first match that they will play away from wembley stadium. gareth southgate has huge resources in his squad, many talented players that he can call upon from the bench if tiredness does become a factor in this game against ukraine later. i don't think they will need any motivation, will be? when you look at what is at stake, it is a huge opportunity for england and gareth southgate to reach semifinals in back—to—back major tournaments. their progress at the 2018 world cup and now here at euro 2020. gareth southgate it seems now has those big decisions right, when you consider his team selection from the very first match like the way through the tournament now heading into this
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crucial quarterfinal tie. he will put those external factors to one side, i think. put those external factors to one side, ithink. you put those external factors to one side, i think. you spoke about the lack of fans, some 16,000 will be inside the stadio 0limpico later, less than 2500 will be english fans with those england supporters from the uk told not to travel. the english support will be made up of fans living here in italy and elsewhere in europe, they will have to adhere to those covid restrictions. it will not matter. his main motivation and focus has been getting his team ready for this match. it will be a different environment, a different stadium and atmosphere, but it is a huge occasion and one i do not think the players will need reminding of the justice has always been the ultimate aim for england. perhaps there are signs of some of the performances of some of the youth teams that this squad were going in the right direction, proof of that in that performance at the last world cup and now can it really back it up? that is the ultimate aim for gareth southgate — to prove that england can compete in the biggest matches and tournaments for major silverware. that is what he hopes to
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prove a little bit later on. he said getting to the final and winning the tournament will be his everest. he is not there yet, and let's not forget they have to get past ukraine. we cannot underestimate them, managed by andrei shevchenko, brilliant as a player and certainly translating that into management is now as they reach this stage of the european championships the first time in their history. a huge amount at stake for ukraine, national pride as well. despite that brilliant win against germany for england, they will not want to lose a match seemingly on paper that they should win. that said, we know it is certainly opening up for england with a possible route to the final opening up with even the czech republic or denmark are waiting in the semifinal if they can get their with the likes of italy and spain lurking on the other side of the draw. it is all set up beautiful and i'm sure those england players will be mightily excited about the prospect of this match to come later. figs prospect of this match to come later. �* , g ., prospect of this match to come later. a ~ ., later. as we. john watson there in rome. later. as we. john watson there in rome- we — later. as we. john watson there in rome- we will _ later. as we. john watson there in rome. we will speak— later. as we. john watson there in rome. we will speak to _ later. as we. john watson there in rome. we will speak to him - rome. we will speak to him throughout this evening here on bbc
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news. let's speak now to adam pate. he was born in the uk but moved to ukraine 11 years ago and will be supporting ukraine tonight. how does that happen? thank you for havin: me how does that happen? thank you for having me on — how does that happen? thank you for having me on today. _ how does that happen? thank you for having me on today. i _ how does that happen? thank you for having me on today. i have _ how does that happen? thank you for having me on today. i have been - how does that happen? thank you for having me on today. i have been here a long time, and i have been deeply involved in ukrainian football over the past few years, heavily invested in it. it is my adopted home. there are some split loyalties tonight. to be honest, whoever makes it through to the semifinals, i have a team to support. but i would really love the ukraine to make it through today. it has been such a journey team has been on over the past five years. i been on over the past five years. i was going to ask, what is the state of football in ukraine? because you work very closely with football in the country, is that right? yes. we have been — the country, is that right? yes. we have been in _ the country, is that right? yes. we have been in the _ the country, is that right? yes. we have been in the last _ the country, is that right? yes. we have been in the last few-
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the country, is that right? yes. we have been in the last few years, i the country, is that right? yes. we| have been in the last few years, we have been in the last few years, we have had the podcast for the last 12 months, being warmly welcomed by ukrainian media and ukrainian football in general. they have been very hospitable, giving us access to the clubs. anybody who speaks english, they are happy to welcome us here, talk to us. what we are trying to do is promote ukraine in the most positive light to the wider world. , ., the most positive light to the wider world. ,., ., ., the most positive light to the wider world. ., ., i. . world. ok, so, how do you... where ou lace world. ok, so, how do you... where you place their _ world. ok, so, how do you... where you place their chances _ world. ok, so, how do you... where you place their chances later- world. ok, so, how do you... where you place their chances later this - you place their chances later this afternoon? talk us through it. let’s afternoon? talk us through it. let's not be kidding _ afternoon? talk us through it. let�*s not be kidding ourselves, it will be a difficult game. and the england team has been very strong throughout the tournament. at the ukrainian team has been very organised, the performance on tuesday against sweden was exceptional. we saw real discipline with great counter strategies. they got the two goals. they have been through the emotions, they have played the group matches that were played in bucharest, they are a lot more acclimatised to the heat than the english team. as your
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manjohn watson said earlier, it will play a factor tonight. ukraine have been in rome since wednesday, they have had that time to get used to it. the stars are starting to align, the officials tonight are from germany. 0ne align, the officials tonight are from germany. one of the linesmen as a ukrainian name, it could not get more optimistic class. halal a ukrainian name, it could not get more optimistic class.— a ukrainian name, it could not get more optimistic class. how come it is not -- how _ more optimistic class. how come it is not -- how come _ more optimistic class. how come it is not -- how come you _ more optimistic class. how come it is not -- how come you are - more optimistic class. how come it is not -- how come you are not - more optimistic class. how come it is not -- how come you are not in i is not —— how come you are not in rome? ! is not -- how come you are not in rome? ., ., ., , , rome? i would love to be there but there are quite _ rome? i would love to be there but there are quite strong _ rome? i would love to be there but there are quite strong restrictions l there are quite strong restrictions on people from the ukraine travelling into the european union throughout the tournament. they will be ukrainian is travelling from ukraine to the game tonight, the only ukrainians in the stadium will be from the diaspora inside the eu orfrom elsewhere. it is be from the diaspora inside the eu or from elsewhere. it is a very similar story to the english supporters. fortunately for ukraine, there is quite a large ukrainian population inside italy, and there is excited to be quite a large
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number of supporters that night. ladle number of supporters that night. we always talk about penalties, don't we? people say that they don't want to go to penalties. if it came to that, how would ukraine fair? ladle to go to penalties. if it came to that, how would ukraine fair? we all know about — that, how would ukraine fair? we all know about england's _ that, how would ukraine fair? we all know about england's history - that, how would ukraine fair? we all know about england's history in - know about england's history in relation to a posit penalty shoot—out. there is a sense of optimism there, with our goalkeeper who is an outstanding shot stopper. he has only faced one penalty in the north macedonia game which he saved. although they put in the rebound, they don't count in penalty shoot—out. there is a bit of practice there. we know the guys have been practising and training as well. there is optimism if it goes that far, given england's history with it in a relationship with it. and the pressure that the image team is going to be under tonight to perform. we could come through. adam, everybody is talking about england's defence and this being the secret strategy for gareth
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southgate. is that going to be something that ukraine can tackle successfully?— successfully? well, i honestly believe that _ successfully? well, i honestly believe that ukraine - successfully? well, i honestly believe that ukraine will - successfully? well, i honestly believe that ukraine willjust i successfully? well, i honestly i believe that ukraine willjust be looking to hit on the counterattack. i think we will see a very defensive approach from ukraine. with a back line of five with two deep sitting defensive midfielders. we will expecting them to have a lot of the ball tonight. then we will hit with trying to create space out wide. i'm very interested tonight to see if gareth goes with four at the back. if he does, it gives the opportunity to exploit a bit more space out wide in zinchenko and the other attacking wing—back. they have been in outstanding form, they put in world class performances against sweden and we are hoping they carry on with that tonight. i and we are hoping they carry on with that tonight-— that tonight. i wonder if i could 'ust that tonight. i wonder if i could just squeeze — that tonight. i wonder if i could just squeeze one _ that tonight. i wonder if i could just squeeze one more - that tonight. i wonder if i could i just squeeze one more question. that tonight. i wonder if i could - just squeeze one more question. we have been hearing a lot about gareth southgate, tell us a little bit about ukraine's manager shevchenko.
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it has been a realjourney for him. this is his first managerialjob since retiring, he took over the national team after a really disappointing 2016 tournament. it is very poor by ukrainian standards. he has re—galvanised the team, re—galvanised ukrainians in general behind the team. it has been this greatjourney behind the team. it has been this great journey through the qualification process where the team play full free—flowing attacking football in a typical shevchenko style. they were playing in a style that he wanted to see. 0ver style. they were playing in a style that he wanted to see. over the last 12 months, he has changed his tactics slightly and shown a great development in his own managerial maturity. we saw an exceptional performance and prowess in march with 81-1 performance and prowess in march with 81—1 draw against france. we saw a —— a 1—1 draw against france and against sweden on tuesday where
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it was a real testament to his growing stature. not only his playing career, it goes without saying, his managerial career is showing a great start as well. adam, thank ou showing a great start as well. adam, thank you very _ showing a great start as well. adam, thank you very much. _ showing a great start as well. adam, thank you very much. good - showing a great start as well. adam, thank you very much. good luck - thank you very much. good luck supporting ukraine this afternoon. thank you. the supermarket morrisons has agreed a takeover deal worth £6.3 billion. the bid is from a new company backed by three private investment groups, including the american owner of majestic wine. last month, the chain rejected an offer of £5.5 billion from a different firm, saying it significantly undervalued the business. our business correspondent, katy austin, has more. morrisons has nearly 500 stores and employs about 110,000 staff in the uk. the takeover offer that has been agreed is led by the us private equity group fortress.
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its bid is higher than one by a different firm which morrisons rejected last month. 0ne stockbroker told me the supermarket is seen as an attractive prospect right now. the main issue is i think they will feel the price is too low and there is value to be had. the company is profitable, it's got very limited debt, it has got a good, popular business, it's got a good business model, and the shares have done very little for the last five years, so i think they will genuinely think they are getting a bargain. so, would a takeover lead to any noticeable changes? morrisons owns most of its stores. would fortress perhaps look to sell some and lease them back? well, fortress has said it doesn't anticipate doing that. it's understood this and other commitments, for example on pay, were significant factors in the supermarket�*s board recommending the offer. fortress is really going out of its way to emphasise a different approach from private equity, a long—term backing for the existing strategy to reassure the market and to reassure customers and colleagues that basically this doesn't mean a lot of change.
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it really doesn't. morrisons shareholders will eventually have the final say on the takeover bid. the competitive grocery sector is changing. the pandemic sped up the shift to online shopping and delivery. some investors clearly feel there are potentially lucrative opportunities to be had. katy austin, bbc news. and katy austinjoins me now. you just ended that report there saying lucrative opportunities, such as...? if saying lucrative opportunities, such as...? , ., saying lucrative opportunities, such as...? ., _ ., saying lucrative opportunities, such as...? ., _ ,, as...? if you are buying a business, ou as...? if you are buying a business, you casing — as...? if you are buying a business, you casing the _ as...? if you are buying a business, you casing the opportunity - as...? if you are buying a business, you casing the opportunity to - as...? if you are buying a business, you casing the opportunity to make| you casing the opportunity to make money in some form, don't you? they say this as a good investment. fortress, which is leading this bid, has been very clear today that it sees this as a long—term investment. there are fears sometimes when this kind of takeover happens that could there be concerns about the impact on the business? could things be sold off, particularly the properties? morrisons is very interesting because it owns a lot of
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its sites. some of those be sold in some way? would that be any impact on the workforce or the supply chain in this case? but fortress and its partners today are very keen to pre—empt any concerns and have made a series of commitments, including on the supply chain, on pay. it says at the moment they will not look to sell and lease back any sites. so, yes, they are looking to pre—empt any of those concerns. at the moment, morrisons is recommending that shareholders accept that offer. what has at the employees of morrisons been saying though? despite these reassurances that fortress and their partners have looked to give today, the unite union has said that they will meet urgently with the management team to make sure that promises will not be undermined, sorry, promises that work�* jobs and terms will not be undermined. they are after stronger guarantees basically. labour too once legally binding guarantees on
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things like, it says come on the pension scheme, protecting the workforce. so there are still a bit of work to go here, i think, to assuage any concerns that the unions and labour may have. we have asked the department of business but have not heard back yet. blew; the department of business but have not heard back yet.— not heard back yet. very quickly for a lot of people _ not heard back yet. very quickly for a lot of people living _ not heard back yet. very quickly for a lot of people living in _ not heard back yet. very quickly for a lot of people living in the - not heard back yet. very quickly for a lot of people living in the north . a lot of people living in the north of england, very familiar name morrisons, but could you just described to us it�*s spread and expansion southwards? i described to us it's spread and expansion southwards?- described to us it's spread and expansion southwards? i think i'm riaht expansion southwards? i think i'm ri . ht in expansion southwards? i think i'm right in saying _ expansion southwards? i think i'm right in saying morrisons - expansion southwards? i think i'm right in saying morrisons bought i right in saying morrisons bought safeway a while back which helped its expansion to the south of finland. you mention that connection to the north of england, at the moment, it looks like the takeover going ahead, morrisons would remain a stand—alone company with its hq in bradford. we are not looking at a major change in terms of a structure at the moment. in fact, the direction of travel from what fortress is a saying today is following the existing strategy,
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opening more stores, developing the online sign of the business. we all know that has been a big developing area in the past year. there is a big shake—up going on in the grocery market at the moment, a lot is to do with the growth of online ordering and delivering. there will certainly be a desire to increase that offering and make the most of it, i think. ., ~ , ., , offering and make the most of it, i think. ., ~ i. , . the headlines on bbc news... england prepares to take on ukraine later in the hope of winning a place in the euro semi—finals for the first time in 25 years. supermarket chain morrisons accepts a multibillion pound takeover bid by a us investment group led by the owner of majestic wine. britain�*s main doctors�* union urges the government to keep some social distancing measures in place after the 19th ofjuly when all coronavirus restrictions are due to be scrapped.
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doctors are calling on the government to keep some coronavirus measures in place in england after the 19th ofjuly, when the final stage of lifting restrictions is due to happen. the british medical association says face coverings and improved ventilation should continue. the prime minister has said he hopes the country will be able to return to something close to pre—pandemic life later this month, but "extra precautions" might be needed. naomi grimley reports. what will our lives look like by the end of this month? some ministers have hinted there could be a sweeping away of the regulations we�*ve got so used to. 0ne even suggested masks might become optional afterjuly the 19th. but today doctors warned that wouldn�*t be wise with infections rising. don�*t give people false assurances or hopes that life will be back to normal. do the responsible thing,
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which is to continue to have targeted measures to stop the spread of this infection, or prevent the spread of this infection, with a parallel vaccination programme so that we can probably get to a point in the not—too—distant future where we are bringing those infection rates down. this comes as ministers debate allowing fullyjabbed people to avoid isolation if they come into contact with an infectious person and instead do daily testing. downing street says it is under active consideration. and some doctors think it might work, but only if people are disciplined. although the lateral flow tests, the rapid tests you do yourself at home, are by no means as accurate as the pcr tests that you have done either by post and sent to the lab or the one you go into the centre for, they're not as accurate for telling if you are infected but they are really pretty good at telling if you are infectious. # and the rhythm of life is a powerful beat, puts a tingle # # in your fingers and a tingle
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in your feet. .. video has been released ahead of the 73rd birthday of the nhs this weekend. any changes to covid restrictions remain dependent on how well our health system can cope this summer. naomi grimley, bbc news. a man�*s been charged with the murder of a 60—year—old who died after being stabbed in broad daylight at oxford circus, in london, on thursday evening. the suspect has been named as tedi fanta hagos, who�*s 25 and from swansea. at least two people are reported to have died and another 20 or more are missing after a huge mudslide swept through a hillside resort in centraljapan. the area had received extremely large amounts of rainfall in the last few days, and flood and landslide warnings were in effect. the japanese army has been called in to help with the search and rescue operation. the city is southwest of tokyo
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in shizuoka prefecture, where mud cascaded down a hillside, smashing into buildings and washing away cars. sodaba hadaire reports. this is the aftermath of the mudslide in the city of atami. knocking down and crushing homes and sweeping away cars. officials say the mudslide struck at 10:30am local time, leaving thousands of houses without power. atami is known for its hot springs and holiday resorts. it is in the same region as the famous mount fuji, which usually attracts over a million visitors every year. but there are fears tourism already affected by the coronavirus pandemic could be further impacted.
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atami is a favourite place not even for people from shizuoka but people from tokyo and kanagawa and chiba, in the tokyo area. so basically, it is going to give out a lot of negative connotation and fear which means that psychological negativity will bear possibly a further hit on the already burdened tourist industry in the eastern part of shizuoka which is in atami. the region has seen heavy rains and flooding since friday. japan�*s prime minister is putting together an emergency task force while rescue workers on the ground are still searching for the missing. residents in parts of three prefectures, shizuoka, kanagawa and chiba, have been ordered to evacuate following warnings of further flooding in low—lying areas. japan is prone to mudslides and flooding during its annual rainy season, but the heavy rainfall is getting more intense and destructive each year, which has
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been linked to climate change. dozens of people were killed in flooding in july last year, with more than 200 dying in 2018 when parts of western japan were inundated by bad weather. sodaba hadaire, bbc news. let�*s return to the build—up to the match between england and ukraine. now let�*s speak to our reporter greg mckenzie who�*s at a bar with england fans in borough — just south of the thames in london. would it be fair to say it is the calm before the storm? the calm before the _ calm before the storm? the calm before the storm, _ calm before the storm? the calm before the storm, kick _ calm before the storm? the calm before the storm, kick off - calm before the storm? the calm before the storm, kick off at - calm before the storm? the calmj before the storm, kick off at 8pm calm before the storm? the calm i before the storm, kick off at 8pm in rome, many england fans who will be watching on big screens up and down the country. ukraine ranked 24th, go into the competition as the underdogs, but they did beat england
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backin underdogs, but they did beat england back in 2009 at the world cup qualifiers. it could be anyone�*s game. it�*s going to england fans down. these guys have travelled all the way down from birmingham. tonight�*s became a crucial quarter it is indeed but it is a game which england will easily get a victory again. england will easily get a victory aaain. ~ ., ., again. with the team we have, we will aet again. with the team we have, we will get the _ again. with the team we have, we will get the victory. _ again. with the team we have, we will get the victory. tuesday's - again. with the team we have, we i will get the victory. tuesday's game a . ainst will get the victory. tuesday's game against germany, _ will get the victory. tuesday's game against germany, the _ will get the victory. tuesday's game against germany, the first - will get the victory. tuesday's game against germany, the first half- will get the victory. tuesday's game against germany, the first half wasl against germany, the first half was against germany, the first half was a bit slow, do you think we will get a bit slow, do you think we will get a bit slow, do you think we will get a bit of that tonight? i a bit slow, do you think we will get a bit of that tonight?— a bit of that tonight? i think they will start more _ a bit of that tonight? i think they will start more confidently - a bit of that tonight? i think they will start more confidently with l a bit of that tonight? i think they will start more confidently with a four at— will start more confidently with a four at the — will start more confidently with a four at the back _ will start more confidently with a four at the back and _ will start more confidently with a four at the back and go - will start more confidently with a four at the back and go for - will start more confidently with a four at the back and go for it. - will start more confidently with a | four at the back and go for it. we have _ four at the back and go for it. we have grealish _ four at the back and go for it. we have grealish may— four at the back and go for it. we have grealish may be, _ four at the back and go for it. we have grealish may be, mount, i four at the back and go for it. we i have grealish may be, mount, maybe even have _ have grealish may be, mount, maybe even have sancho _ have grealish may be, mount, maybe even have sancho in— have grealish may be, mount, maybe even have sancho in the _ have grealish may be, mount, maybe even have sancho in the team. - have grealish may be, mount, maybe even have sancho in the team. we i have grealish may be, mount, maybel even have sancho in the team. we are ready! _ even have sancho in the team. we are ready! in _ even have sancho in the team. we are ready! in telling _ even have sancho in the team. we are ready! i'm telling you _ even have sancho in the team. we are ready! i'm telling you we're _ even have sancho in the team. we are ready! i'm telling you we're ready! i ready! i'm telling you we're ready! a young _ ready! i'm telling you we're ready! a young team, _ ready! i'm telling you we're ready! a young team, a— ready! i'm telling you we're ready! a young team, a bit— ready! i'm telling you we're ready! a young team, a bit inexperiencedj ready! i'm telling you we're ready! i a young team, a bit inexperienced or do you think they have this? thea;r do you think they have this? they have players _ do you think they have this? they have players like _ do you think they have this? they have players like stones - do you think they have this? they have players like stones and henderson in there that, even if they— henderson in there that, even if they are — henderson in there that, even if they are not in the starting line-up. _ they are not in the starting line—up, they are around the squad. they— line—up, they are around the squad. they are _ line—up, they are around the squad. they are old — line—up, they are around the squad. they are old enough to have the calm and issue _ they are old enough to have the calm and issue -- — they are old enough to have the calm and issue —— influence on younger players _ and issue -- influence on younger -la ers. ., �* and issue -- influence on younger .la ers. ., �* .,
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and issue -- influence on younger -la ers. ., �* ., ., ., players. you're not in rome, would ou have players. you're not in rome, would you have liked _ players. you're not in rome, would you have liked to _ players. you're not in rome, would you have liked to go _ players. you're not in rome, would you have liked to go to _ players. you're not in rome, would you have liked to go to rome? i players. you're not in rome, would| you have liked to go to rome? have ou seen you have liked to go to rome? have you seen the — you have liked to go to rome? have you seen the price _ you have liked to go to rome? have you seen the price of _ you have liked to go to rome? have you seen the price of uefa _ you have liked to go to rome? have you seen the price of uefa tickets? bloody— you seen the price of uefa tickets? bloody hell, i'm not that rich! give it a rest _ bloody hell, i'm not that rich! give it a rest at— bloody hell, i'm not that rich! give it a rest. �* ~ . , bloody hell, i'm not that rich! give itarest. �* ~ , , ., bloody hell, i'm not that rich! give itarest. ~ . , it a rest. at wembley on tuesday, there were — it a rest. at wembley on tuesday, there were 35,000 _ it a rest. at wembley on tuesday, there were 35,000 in _ it a rest. at wembley on tuesday, there were 35,000 in advance, i it a rest. at wembley on tuesday, l there were 35,000 in advance, they will not be that many tonight. did you think that will matter to raise their spirits? you think that will matter to raise theirspirits? i you think that will matter to raise their spirits?— you think that will matter to raise their spirits? i don't think we need it. we are their spirits? i don't think we need it- we are a _ their spirits? i don't think we need it. we are a good _ their spirits? i don't think we need it. we are a good enough - their spirits? i don't think we need it. we are a good enough team. in their spirits? i don't think we need i it. we are a good enough team. in a game— it. we are a good enough team. in a game against germany it makes a difference, but a game like this we should _ difference, but a game like this we should be — difference, but a game like this we should be winning anyway. give difference, but a game like this we should be winning anyway.- difference, but a game like this we should be winning anyway. give us an estimate, should be winning anyway. give us an estimate. what _ should be winning anyway. give us an estimate, what do _ should be winning anyway. give us an estimate, what do you _ should be winning anyway. give us an estimate, what do you think - should be winning anyway. give us an estimate, what do you think the i estimate, what do you think the scoreline is going to be tonight? 8-0 scoreline is going to be tonight? 8—0 england! grealish or mount. 84} 8-0 england! grealish or mount. 8-0 encland? if 8-0 england! grealish or mount. 8-0 england? if it— 8-0 england! grealish or mount. 8-0 england? if it is— 8—0 england! grealish or mount. england? if it is 8—0, i will buy you a drink. england? if it is 8-0, iwill buy you a drink-— england? if it is 8-0, i will buy. you a drink._ harry you a drink. definitely 3-0. harry kane will get _ you a drink. definitely 3-0. harry kane will get a _ you a drink. definitely 3-0. harry kane will get a brace, _ you a drink. definitely 3-0. harry kane will get a brace, i'm - kane will get a brace, i'm confident _ kane will get a brace, i'm confident.— kane will get a brace, i'm confident. lots of different opinions — confident. lots of different opinions there. _ confident. lots of different opinions there. there i confident. lots of different opinions there. there you | confident. lots of different i opinions there. there you have confident. lots of different - opinions there. there you have it, the game will kick off at 8pm. do you think i will bring it home? come on, you think i will bring it home? come on. england! —
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you think i will bring it home? come on. england! of— you think i will bring it home? come on, england! of course _ you think i will bring it home? come on, england! of course it's - you think i will bring it home? come on, england! of course it's coming i on, england! of course it's coming home! greg. _ on, england! of course it's coming home! greg, how _ on, england! of course it's coming home! greg, how did _ on, england! of course it's coming home! greg, how did you - on, england! of course it's coming home! greg, how did you swing i on, england! of course it's coming home! greg, how did you swing it | on, england! of course it's coming i home! greg, how did you swing it to net that an home! greg, how did you swing it to get that gig today? _ home! greg, how did you swing it to get that gig today? well, _ home! greg, how did you swing it to get that gig today? well, who i home! greg, how did you swing it to get that gig today? well, who can i get that gig today? well, who can comlain? get that gig today? well, who can complain? football— get that gig today? well, who can complain? football and _ get that gig today? well, who can complain? football and plenty- get that gig today? well, who can complain? football and plenty of| complain? football and plenty of beer, i mean, what more could one ask for? ., ask for? en'oy, the football that is. 0h, ask for? en'oy, the football that is. oh, i ask for? enjoy, the football that is. oh, man! — people could be facing the prospect of empty supermarket shelves and price hikes, because of a shortage of lorry drivers. that�*s the warning from uk industry bosses, who say more than 60,000 workers are needed to keep goods moving. our business correspondent, dave harvey, reports. it�*s food on the shelves, it�*s drinks on the shelves, and it�*s builders�* merchants being full. that�*s really what it is. if we�*re not delivering product, the shops won�*t be full, and that will have a massive impact on the uk. in many ways, trucks like these are meant to be the lifeblood of our economy. they keep everything moving.
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right now, they�*re parked up and going nowhere. not that there�*s a shortage of companies with stuff to move, or indeed, at 150 grand for a cab and a trailer, any shortage of trucks themselves. theyjust can�*t find enough drivers. one in ten of this somerset firm�*s lorries are parked up at the moment, costing thousands every day. the industry calculates britain is short of 60,000 lorry drivers. 15,000 are european drivers who left the country in the last year. through the pandemic a lot of drivers wanted to go home to be closer to their families, and they really, since the effects of brexit, they haven�*t wanted to come back. they can earnjust as much in places like germany or france, there�*s no real need to be in the uk. on top of that, during the pandemic, many new drivers couldn�*t take their hgv licence test. 30,000 tests were delayed last year. at this family—owned
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haulage firm near bristol, the boss is out when i arrive, back behind the wheel. and if it wasn't for me doing the interview today i'd be driving myself, because it has become the case, mainly, we're both driving weekly. competition for drivers is fierce, supermarkets paying double rates to keep their trucks moving. and small firms like this have had to put their wages up, too. as of 1st ofjune this year, we had to give our drivers, across the board, about a 25% pay increase, which if you think about it, that's a lot of money. we are retaining our drivers and bringing new employees to the company, but we had to make a decision now that we've had to pass that cost, or certainly the drivers' wages element, to our customers, to be able to carry this forward. in time, this will all put up prices in our shops. they want government to fund new apprenticeships and training schemes, and ministers insist they are working on that. but it takes several years to learn to drive a big wagon, and britain needs tens of thousands more drivers right now. dave harvey, bbc news.
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a big day for fans a big day forfans of a big day for fans of the a big day forfans of the uk, i don�*t think the weather will hamper their spirits. don�*t think the weather will hamper theirspirits. how don�*t think the weather will hamper their spirits. how it be later today? is having a go at dampening spirits but you are right, i don�*t think it will. but there are showers and thunderstorms to content without a moment. a spell of rain affecting parts of northern england and south—west scotland that is slowly moving northwards. there are sunny spells in northern scotland, the chance of a show in northern ireland. the rest of england and for wales, scattered showers and thunderstorms. looking nasty in parts of somerset at the moment with some heavy, thundery downpours. the risk of seeing some flooding in one or two spots, hazards of lightning and hail. showers gradually ease overnight, still outbreaks of rain pushing further north through scotland. downpours pepped up again in south—western parts of england and later in the night. it will be
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quite muggy out there, quite humid. there are warm, sunny spells to be had, as they will be entered tomorrow. but initially across southern areas, developing more widely and dodging the downpours again. some heavy thunderstorms to contend with and temperatures just into the high teens, low 20s, no woman for the weekend. —like no warmerfor the weekend. hello, this is bbc news with me, lukwesa burak. the headlines: it�*s coming rome. england prepares to take on ukraine later in the hope of winning a place in the euro semi—finals for the first time in 25 years. england fans have been told not to travel to italy for the match but for those already in the country, the excitement is building up. supermarket chain morrisons accepts a multi—billion pound takeover bid by a us investment group led by the owner of majestic wine. britain�*s main doctors�* union urges the government to keep some
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measures in place after the 19th ofjuly when all covid restrictions

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