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i can't unlock a door for my own mental health and take the key with me, got to leave it in the door for everyone else and i'm in a strong place now where i feel like i can put that vulnerability out. reaction on social media was overwhelming delight that, after six years, adele was back. # so go e—e—e—e... # easy on me... and with her new album out on the 19th of november, prepare to hear a lot more of adele's new songs over the coming months. tim muffett, bbc news. # so go easy on me.# time for a look at the weather. here's ben rich.
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hello and thank you, good afternoon, it was a bit of a shock to the system for some of us this morning across the northern half of the uk because we had a touch of frost. it was a cold start in scotland, northern ireland, the far north of england, temperatures around freezing compared to those further south, 15 in north cornwall first thing. the dividing line between the cold and mild air marked out by this cloud, a weak weather front still making progress southwards. the odd spot of rain with it, maybe sharp shower in the south—west of england this afternoon but for many more places, particularly where we started so cold, we have a lot of to go through the afternoon put up more cloud in northern scotland, the odd shower here, but temperatures by the middle of the afternoon just eight degrees for aberdeen, middle of the afternoon just eight degrees foraberdeen, mild middle of the afternoon just eight degrees for aberdeen, mild in the south—west, steen in plymouth. overnight, what the cloud expand across the map —— 16 in plymouth. some mist and look in places but where it stays clear, eastern
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scotland, north—east england, temperatures again reach freezing or just below so they could be a touch of frost again. where you are closest to the centre of this high pressure, but that is moving eastwards and this frontal system squeezes in from the west tomorrow. we have more cloud generally speaking tomorrow, it will break up a bit across england and wales to give sunny spells, north—east scotland should have some sunshine but were northern ireland and western scotland, cloud will thicken and we will see some rain coming in from the west during the afternoon. still quite chilly in the north of the uk, but generally temperatures nudging up a little bit and that process continues moving into sunday. there is some uncertainty about the detail of the forecast on sunday, likely we keep a lot of cloud, some rain here and there but it might be there was a bit more in the south—west than these graphics suggest but we'll keep you posted. some sunshine around as well but we can say that the winds will be
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coming up from the south and that will make a big difference to the feeling of the weather may 18 degrees in the south, 12 or 13 further north and the trend continues next week. it looks quite unsettled, until system is pushing in from the atlantic, with bouts of rain and maybe some strong winds as well at times but for the first half of the week certainly, the air comes in from the south which is mild wind direction and it might feel warm for a time, 20 degrees briefly in the south, but cooling off again later in the week. south, but cooling off again later in the week-— that's all from the bbc news at one so it's goodbye from me and on bbc one, we nowjoin the bbc�*s news teams where you are. hello, i'mjane dougall with your latest sports news. in the last hour, newcastle united have taken the unusual step of confirming that head coach
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steve bruce will take charge of sunday's premier league match against tottenham. there has been extensive speculation over his future at the club, following the takeover by a saudi—backed consortium. part—owner amanda staveley said in a statement on the club's website that change didn't happen overnight. she added... coverage of bruce's future at the club has been rife in the media — something that fellow premier league manager dean smith can't understand. the media attention to hisjob role at the moment is over the top. for me, steve bruce is the manager of newcastle united football club. is it news that he's taking training?
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no, he's the manager, he's there to take training. he is there to take the next game. the chinese grand prix is expected to be dropped from next season's formula 1 calendar when the schedule is published later today. the shanghai race has not been held since the coronavirus pandemic began and restrictions surrounding covid in china mean that holding it is impossible. it's expected to be replaced by the emilia romagna grand prix at imola in april. races in australia, canada, singapore and japan are all set to take place in 2022 after all four countries missed the last two seasons because of covid restrictions. the season will start in bahrain on the 20th of march and ends in abu dhabi in november. "the biggest win of my career" — that is how cameron norrie described his victory over diego schwartzman, putting him into the semi—finals of indian wells and the win is set to make him the new men's british number one. norrie is also likely to move into the top 20 in the world
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rankings at the age of 26. he continued his impressive form, winning the first set without even losing a game. norrie then took the second set 6—2 against the world number 15 schwartzman. the whole match tookjust under an hour and a quarter. norrie now faces grigor dimitrov, for a place in the final. he beat him in march in miami and that was_ he beat him in march in miami and that wasa— he beat him in march in miami and that was a brutal match. he will 'ust that was a brutal match. he will just take — that was a brutal match. he will just take it_ that was a brutal match. he will just take it one step at a time. he has stated — just take it one step at a time. he has stated he wants to beat world number _ has stated he wants to beat world number one, has stated he wants to beat world numberone, but has stated he wants to beat world number one, but he knows what that involves, _ number one, but he knows what that involves, so— number one, but he knows what that involves, so can he beat him in the quarterfinals? 50—50 match and a brutally— quarterfinals? 50—50 match and a brutally tough match for both of them _ now, if you ever had balloons at a kids party, you've probably played keepy—uppy with them. well, now there is a world cup. they take it very seriously, wearing safety gear and helmets,
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with obstacles like cars and sofas placed in the arena. this is in spain and it's been organised by football star gerard pique and his girlfriend, shakira, the singer, who was also in the crowd. it's evolved from competitons on social media. the rules are you have to stop it from touching the ground and you have to move the balloon up with your shot, not down. peru were crowned the first world champions, much to the excitement of the crowd. that has to be an olympic sport, doesn't it? that is a british gold if that becomes an olympic sport. that is a british gold if that becomes an olympic sport. that's all the sport for now. you can find more on all those stories on the bbc sport website. thank you, jane. a good afternoon to you, you're watching bbc news. let's take a look at some of our other stories this afternoon. at least 32 people are reported to have died
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after an explosion at a mosque in kandahar in southern afghanistan. more than 90 people were injured in the blast which happened during friday prayers. the cause is not yet clear but a suicide bombing is suspected. our correspondent, yogita limaye, has the latest for us from kabul. the attack took place in a big mosque in kandahar city, and it was at a time when people had gathered together for morning at a time when people had gathered togetherfor morning prayers, and from videos and photos that have shown the aftermath of the explosion, you can see people lying dead and injured on the floor of the mosque amidst shattered people like mac pieces of glass, —— shattered pieces of glass. people have been rushed to hospitals nearby. it follows another deadly attack which took place a week ago in northern afghanistan, where there was another shia mosque targeted by terrorist bombing. the regional affiliate of islamic claimed responsibility for that attack, and we do not know who
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is behind the canada attack, but since the taliban seized control of the country on the 15th of august, —— since the kandahar attack. there have been frequent large—scale attacks. when you ask the taliban publicly, just yesterday i spoke to a taliban spokesman and asked him what his group and government is doing about the threat of iis, and he actually played down the threat, saying they do not consider this will become a big security challenge for them and therefore they are not doing anything in particular to combat the growing threat of iis. also, after the talks that the taliban had with the us over the weekend, they have said they do not want either the us or any other foreign countries�* how to tackle the threat of is.
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in lebanon, a national day of mourning has begun for six people shot dead in violent clashes in the centre of the capital, beirut. there have been international calls for calm, with the united nations, the us and france all urging a de—escalation of the tensions. gunfire erupted during a demonstration by shia muslim groups against the judge investigating last year�*s devastating port blast. our middle east correspondent anna foster described the mood in beirut this morning. there is a cautious calm, i think, on the streets of beirut this morning. today�*s been declared a national day of mourning, which means that government buildings are closed and municipal business will stop. crucially, schools have been closed as well. students have been told not to go to universities. the funerals will happen in a few hours for those people who died yesterday. i think what everybody is waiting to see is what will happen next, is how long this quiet peace will hold. and i think there will be a lot of focus on what happens next with the blast investigation.
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shortly before that protest started yesterday morning, the judge, judge tarek bitar, was given permission once again to resume that suspended investigation. and i think everybody will watch to see whether that resumption happens, whether the mps who have so far resisted giving evidence will do so, and whether or not really that investigation will continue on course, or whether it will be in some way derailed before it comes to a verdict. how scared, how worried are people that yesterday�*s scenes may not have been a one—off? well, people have seen these kind of scenes on the streets of beirut before. it�*s important to say not for a very long time. it�*s at least a decade until there�*s been gunfire of that range and duration on the streets of beirut. things like rockets, as you heard there, being fired. but people who lived through the civil war here in beirut, they�*ve seen that before, and that really worries them. they are concerned that they will see scenes like that again and they don�*t want their children to live through what they lived through between 1975 and 1990. so there is real concern from people. they want to see this resolved, but there are simmering tensions.
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this is a sectarian dispute. and of course, there�*s history of that lasting and being very, very difficult to mediate and difficult to solve. so i think people are waiting and hoping this morning that that will be the end of it for now, at least. the lebanese army deployed now in the capital, how will that calm the situation and how much power does it actually have in the midst of all those very powerful militia groups? what�*s really interesting about the lebanese army, actually, is that they are in many ways the glue that�*s holding the country together at the moment. they do a lot ofjobs that other armies don�*t do. they do the jobs of the police very often as well. they are overstretched, they�*ve been receiving donations of food and equipment from different countries around the world. their soldiers are only receiving a very small amount of money. so things are very difficult for them. but we saw them out on the streets yesterday in large number. i was, at one point, surrounded by soldiers who were trying to decide what to do. they were looking at the buildings around them and they were making a plan, and if they saw people firing from those buildings, then
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they would go in and they would raid them to try and stop what was going on. there were soldiers on the street in great number. i think in the end, the reason this conflict died down was not because the army necessarily stepped in and stopped it. it was a calm which descended on its own. the army is still very well respected here in lebanon, but they have an extraordinarily difficultjob to do when it comes to keeping the peace. particularly when you consider, as we were saying, the things that the lebanese people are living through at the moment. lack of electricity, lack of medicines, lack of fuel. the lebanese lira has lost 90% of its value just in the last year or so. people are angry and tired here in beirut, and it means that tensions are always simmering just below the surface. he is coming through from westminster in the last few moments. —— news coming through. we are hearing there has been a stabbing at
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an mp pass my constituency office. we are hearing that this is the mp said david amis. he is conservative mp for southend west. there has been a stabbing in his office, i should stress that is a language being used at the moment and that is what we are hearing from some of our parliamentary colleagues, that his officers at westminster confirming that there has been a stabbing at his office in his constituency. now, they are giving us no further details at the moment, simply saying there has been a stabbing at his constituency office in essex. he is a long—standing member of parliament for southend west and has been an mp since the 80s, a long—standing mp.
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we don�*t know, as you can tell, it is not clear who has been stabbed, they are simply saying there has been a stabbing inside his constituency office. we are of course trying to get further details about that. that is the conservative mp sir david amess, and stabbing there at his constituency in lee in essex. as soon as we get further details, we will bring those to you. of details, we will bring those to you. of course, friday, not uncommon for constituency surgeries, as they are known, to be held on a friday. members of the public able to go and put problems and issues of their mps, that is the nature of how parliament works, so we wonder whether that is what is happening. i stress we do not know, but that is the language robbing given, that there has been a stabbing at his office stop —— is the language we have been given. when we have more
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details, we will bring those straight to you. the time isjust the time is just after a quarter to two. untilwe the time is just after a quarter to two. until we have more details from that breaking news, a few stories here this afternoon making the news across the uk. the rmt union has turned down a pay offer to avoid scotland�*s rail network being crippled by strikes during cop26. that is a big environment conference we keep talking about. the rmt said members who work for scotrail and caledonian sleeper will stage industrial action during the un climate summit in glasgow. james shaw is in glasgow for us.
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the summit, of course, james, not very far off now. explain what is threatened here, what the risks are. this has essentially been a long—running dispute between the rmt union and managers at scotrail about paying and it has come to a head with this threat now, strike action. management at scotrail said they put a new offer on the table for the rmt workers but leaders of the union say it is not sufficient, not adequate, and that threat of strike action remains in place from the first of next month through to the 12, right the way through the whole of cop26, and they say if this strike happens, there will be no trains operating in scotland during that fortnight. there is also another strike which is a possibility of refuge cleansing staff and support staff in schools in glasgow, a separate dispute, during the g —— between the gmb
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union and glasgow city council, which is also expected to be during cop26. we don't which is also expected to be during cop26. we don�*t know the exact dates and union leaders say they are workers —— their work kept the city going during the covid—19 pandemic but have not been given the sufficient recompense to acknowledge their role as key workers. the timing of this could be worse, the council say, and asked for them to reconsider the strike and say it is disproportionate, the effect during cop26. there is already a significant disruption as they will be tens of thousands of visitors, hotels for, roads around the cop26 full. if you add to that of these industrial actions, full. if you add to that of these industrialactions, it full. if you add to that of these industrial actions, it takes it to a whole other level of disruption. there is the possibility that these disputes might be resolved in two weeks remaining before the summit.
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james, thank you very much for now. all in the run—up, of course, to the cop26 environment conference which we will have full coverage of in november, discussion of the planned crisis. we will keep you up—to—date with that as well. coming up to ten to two. a depot in manchester is is the first construction site in the world to trial the use of a new type of concrete. "concretene" is a mixture of concrete and graphene — a material developed by the university of manchester. it�*s so strong that it can eliminate the need for a steel frame, making it cheaper and greener. abbiejones reports. this might seem like a normal concrete surface, but it is actually concretene, which is making history here, because it is fused with the miracle substance graphene, and developed by the university of
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manchester. they are saying this will revolutionise the construction industry, how is that, james? this was only late _ industry, how is that, james? this was only late on _ industry, how is that, james? ti 3 was only late on tuesday and normally we couldn�*t stand here as quick as this, but by adding graphene into concrete, not only can we add more concrete so it is more sustainable, it cures so quickly, you can use it straight away. it is rock—hard. you can use it straight away. it is rock-hard-_ you can use it straight away. it is rock-hard. �* . , ,, ., , you can use it straight away. it is rock-hard. �* . , ,, ., rock-hard. and reduces emissions as well? either— rock-hard. and reduces emissions as well? either the _ rock-hard. and reduces emissions as well? either the reduction _ rock-hard. and reduces emissions as well? either the reduction in - well? either the reduction in concrete _ well? either the reduction in concrete or _ well? either the reduction in concrete or the _ well? either the reduction in concrete or the reduction - well? either the reduction in concrete or the reduction of| well? either the reduction in - concrete or the reduction of steel means the reduction in co2. concrete or the reduction of steel means the reduction in c02. which is amazin: means the reduction in c02. which is amazing because _ means the reduction in c02. which is amazing because concrete _ means the reduction in c02. which is amazing because concrete produces. means the reduction in c02. which is| amazing because concrete produces a huge amount of the well�*s co2. yes. huge amount of the well's c02. yes, between eight _ huge amount of the well's c02. yes, between eight and _ huge amount of the well's c02. yes, between eight and 1096 _ huge amount of the well's c02. 1a: between eight and 10% of the huge amount of the well's c02. 123 between eight and 10% of the world's between eight and 10% of the world�*s c02. it between eight and 10% of the world�*s co2. it would be a 3% reduction in c02 co2. it would be a 3% reduction in co2 for the world. we c02. it would be a 3% reduction in c02 for the world.— c02. it would be a 396 reduction in c02 for the world. we are studying this building _ c02 for the world. we are studying this building here, _ c02 for the world. we are studying this building here, the _ c02 for the world. we are studying this building here, the centre - this building here, the centre of the industrial revolution, will this be in manchester —— will this mean manchester is at the home of that
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again? manchester is at the home of that auain? , :, , manchester is at the home of that auain? , . , , ., manchester is at the home of that aain? , .,, , :, :, again? graphene is the home of -- manchester — again? graphene is the home of -- manchester is _ again? graphene is the home of -- manchester is the _ again? graphene is the home of -- manchester is the home _ again? graphene is the home of -- manchester is the home of - again? graphene is the home of -- | manchester is the home of graphene and this is a great start, there will be more buildings and may be a whole structure, housework that we could do with graphene.— could do with graphene. some big hurdles that _ could do with graphene. some big hurdles that must _ could do with graphene. some big hurdles that must be _ could do with graphene. some big hurdles that must be overcome i could do with graphene. some big hurdles that must be overcome to could do with graphene. some big - hurdles that must be overcome to get this accredited, and £10 billion, so they are asking the government to get on board. the future of a statue in denbigh in north wales is being put to a public vote. hm stanley, who was born there in 1841, became famous for trekking through an african jungle to find the scottish explorer dr david livingstone. but stanley�*s reputation has been tarnished by claims of violence on explorations and aiding slavery. voting opens today to decide whether the bronze statue should stay or be removed. a lincoln primary school has called for parents not to let their children watch the violent netflix show squid game,
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as some pupils as young as six have been acting out the scenes on the playground. the hugely popular series has an age raiting of 15 and in weeks has become a worldwide hit. it sees people take part in traditional children games but with deadly outcomes. parents at sir francis hill say they are pleased teachers have taken action, asjessica lane reports. teachers are warning parents they have seen children as young as six mimicking scenes from this, the world�*s most talked about drama, squid game. i am stopping at their because it is about to get graphic. the programme is described by netflix as a violent test of morality and humanity, and has an age rating of 15. but much younger
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children are hearing about it and seeing it, sometimes on other websites, without their parents even realising it. be huge popularity of squid game has led to people posting videos online referencing the show. it only started last month, but is already the most watched programme on netflix. ., ,. , already the most watched programme on netflix. ,. , ., on netflix. some local schools are bannin: on netflix. some local schools are banning the _ on netflix. some local schools are banning the topic— on netflix. some local schools are banning the topic at _ on netflix. some local schools are banning the topic at school. - on netflix. some local schools are banning the topic at school. as . on netflix. some local schools are banning the topic at school. as a i banning the topic at school. as a result, schools _ banning the topic at school. as a result, schools around _ banning the topic at school. as a result, schools around the world have warned parents about the dangers of young children copying scenes, and here, many parents say they are concerned. it�*s scenes, and here, many parents say they are concerned.— they are concerned. it's really scary and _ they are concerned. it's really scary and i — they are concerned. it's really scary and i certainly _ they are concerned. it's really scary and i certainly wouldn'tl they are concerned. it's really i scary and i certainly wouldn't let scary and i certainly wouldn�*t let my children watch it. mr; scary and i certainly wouldn't let my children watch it.— scary and i certainly wouldn't let my children watch it. my little boy watches utube _ my children watch it. my little boy watches utube and _ my children watch it. my little boy watches utube and things - my children watch it. my little boy watches utube and things but - my children watch it. my little boy watches utube and things but i i watches utube and things but i always — watches utube and things but i always monitor what he watches. so it's a _ always monitor what he watches. so it's a definite no for me. | it's a definite no for me. i only have a four-year-old,, - it's a definite no for me. i only have a four-year-old,, but. it's a definite no for me. i only have a four-year-old,, but i l have a four—year—old,, but i wouldn't _ have a four—year—old,, but i wouldn't let _ have a four—year—old,, but i wouldn't let my _ have a four—year—old,, but i wouldn't let my son - have a four—year—old,, but i wouldn't let my son watch . have a four—year—old,, but i i wouldn't let my son watch it. have a four—year—old,, but i - wouldn't let my son watch it. no
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chance — wouldn't let my son watch it. no chance. ., wouldn't let my son watch it. no chance. ,., ., ., , chance. one parent told me he was worried banning _ chance. one parent told me he was worried banning the _ chance. one parent told me he was worried banning the programme . chance. one parent told me he was. worried banning the programme would lead more children to become interested in it, something some psychologists agree with. if interested in it, something some psychologists agree with.- psychologists agree with. if they are already _ psychologists agree with. if they are already watching _ psychologists agree with. if they are already watching it, - psychologists agree with. if they are already watching it, there i psychologists agree with. if they are already watching it, there is| are already watching it, there is little that as a parent in today�*s digital world you can do to stop that, and if you are too strict on that, and if you are too strict on that, you will lose the opportunity to teach those moments. it is important that there is an open dialogue with the kids about it and how they feel about it, is they —— are they watching it because of peer pressure and don�*t really like it? parents are advised to set up controls by any devices used by children to go online. and to keep talking about what they are saying and where to try to make sure they are safe, even when we are not around. jessica lane, bbc look north.
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we are going to bring you right up—to—date with everything we know about the stabbing at the constituency office of conservative mp in essex. just to tell you precisely what we do know. we had it confirmed in the last few minutes that there has indeed been stabbing at the constituency office of sir david amess. he is the long—standing conservative mp for southend west. so this is in his office out in essex, in the constituency, friday of course is surgery day, where people can attend to put questions and concerns to their mp. we know there was a stabbing at the office. now there have been considerable reports that it is the mp himself who has been stabbed. i must stress we have not had that confirmed at this stage, but we can tell you the details that essex police have put
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out in the last few moments, who, as you can see there, say that they have already made an arrest. we were called, say the police, to report of a stabbing in leigh—on—sea, after midday today, a man was arrested and they recovered ni. the man arrested is in custody and police are stressing they are not for anyone else in connection with this incident. essex police say we do not believe there is an ongoing threat to the wider public. as you might expect, the police saying, please, anyone with information or who saw anything, has —— camera footage or doorbell footage, please do send that to the police. a man is under arrest, is in custody and the police say they are not looking anyone else following that incident in leigh—on—sea in essex. that is the
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constituency office of the conservative mp sir david amess. as soon there is more clarity on that, we will break that. confirmation coming from his westminster office as well that there was a stabbing. that was at his constituency office in essex, the long—standing mp southend west, we will bring you all the details and keep you up—to—date on that. the time approaches to clot, we willjust take a pause just now and we will keep going against the latest weather prospects from ben. hello. today brought a bit of a shock to the system for early risers in the northern half of the uk, with temperatures around or even below freezing in places. compare that with the values further south. 15 degrees to start the day with, a clear dividing line between mild air and cold air marked out by a weather front, a band of cloud sinking southwards with the odd spot
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of rain with that colder air working in behind. so for most of us this afternoon, it stays fine and dry, fairly sunny, but feeling relatively chilly, temperatures there in aberdeen at five o�*clockjust eight degrees. 16 in plymouth, some slightly milder air holding on in the far south—west, where there could be just the odd shower. through this evening and tonight, generally speaking, i think we will see cloud amount increasing. it could turn a little bit misty and murky in places, there will be the odd spots of rain and drizzle, and with that rain moving on, it will turn milder again in western parts, but further east, eastern scotland, eastern england, some places here will see a touch of frost, where we are closest to the centre of this area of low pressure. however, the high will be slipping away and this frontal system will be working in from the west through tomorrow. so, through tomorrow, many of us will see quite a lot of cloud, certainly first thing. a few mist patches too. part of england and wales should brighten up with some sunshine, it should stay largely dry here. a little bit of brightness for northern scotland as well. but through northern ireland and much of scotland, we will see thicker cloud and some rain arriving later in the day, but it does start to turn just
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a little bit milder. and that process continues on into the second half of the weekend. as we head into sunday, there is a bit of uncertainty about where exactly the wettest of the weather will be. we certainly are expecting some areas of cloud, some patchy rain here and there, but there could be a little bit more rain across the far south—west than these graphics suggest. one thing we can say, though, is that these winds will be coming up from the south and that�*ll be feeding some much milder air in ourdirection. so, at this stage, temperatures will be between 13 and maybe 18 degrees down towards the south. as we head into the start of next week, we will see further frontal systems pushing in from atlantic. there will be outbreaks of rain and potentially some strong winds at times, but certainly the first half of the week, we have a feed of south and south—westerly winds pumping mild air in our direction. in fact, temperatures in the south could touch 20 for a time. it will then cool off
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by the end of the week. this is bbc news — i�*m ben boulos. the headlines: there has been a stabbing at the constituency surgery of conservative mp sir david amess — a man has been arrested and officers are not looking for anyone else. more than 40,000 people may have been incorrectly given negative pcr covid test results in south—west england and south—east wales. it is a worry because i was out socialising, seeing people as normal, and possibly spreading the virus without even realising it. an investigation has singled out a lab in wolverhampton, and some scientists have questioned how this happened. i cannot fathom the failings that would lead to the level of a false negative result.
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