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more details have emerged on how the actor, alec baldwin, accidentally shot dead a crew member on the set of his latest film. court documents suggest mr baldwin was told the gun was safe just before halyna hutchins was killed. the director, joel souza, was injured when a gun being used as a prop went off. the eu has accused belarus of recruiting migrants in the middle east and pushing them into europe, and said the government there is planning to issue visa waivers to even more countries. eu leaders said the matter will lead to them taking further action against minsk. scientists advising the british government say stricter covid measures should be made ready for "rapid deployment." however, prime minister boris johnson has insisted plan b for england isn't needed yet. the latest estimates suggest 1.1 million people in the uk had the virus last week.
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as we've just heard, scientists advising the government say plans for the reintroduction of stricter coronavirus measures should be ready for "rapid deployment." here's our health editor hugh pym. vaccines boost our immunity and protect us from dangerous viruses... it's a new government campaign and a bigger push to urge people who haven't had a jab to get one and those eligible to get a booster. 8,9... the continued vaccination rollout is at the centre of the prime minister's strategy for england, but there have been growing calls from experts for what's been branded plan b — wider mask wearing, more working from home and vaccine passports. but borisjohnson said today he wasn't yet ready to activate the plan. we keep all measures under constant review. we'll do whatever we have to do to protect the public. but the numbers that we're seeing at the moment are fully in line with what we expected in the autumn and winter plan.
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what we want people to do is to come forward and get theirjabs. but cases in major european countries like italy are much lower than in the uk, and members of the expert sage committee, according to papers released today, note they have tougher restrictions, including proof of vaccine and testing status. sage says early intervention may reduce the need for tougher measures in future. one member of a government advisory committee, not sage, says plan b or something similar is needed very soon. if we try to rely simply and solely on the vaccine programme to bring things under control this winter, we stand a really high risk of getting into serious trouble. so, something's got to be done to communicate with the public and encourage them, and if necessary, i guess, i suppose, require them to do some of these things if we're going to stop getting into a really bad mess again. the latest infection survey by the office for
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national statistics shows that last week in england 1 in 55 people had virus. that was an increase. in wales, at1 in a5, and northern ireland, at1 in 130, the trend was said to be uncertain. in scotland, 1 in 90 had the virus — that was down on the previous week. this map shows in more detail varying infection rates around the uk. the lighter colours show the lowest rates, the darkest colours, the highest, including north—west england and parts of south wales. covid case increases have been largely driven so far by infections among schoolchildren, though vaccinations of under 16s have only been under way for a month. data for england last week from the ons reveals that the sharpest rises in case rates were among children, but there were slight increases recorded as well amongst some older age groups. covid hospital admissions are also rising, up nearly 20% week on week. the sage experts say it's unlikely they'll go higher than the peak injanuary,
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but planning for possible new measures should begin now. hugh pym, bbc news. now on bbc news, it's the travel show with christa larwood. this week on the show... having a blast in iceland. this week on the show. .. having a blast in iceland.— a blast in iceland. someone asked me — a blast in iceland. someone asked me if _ a blast in iceland. someone asked me if it _ a blast in iceland. someone asked me if it was - a blast in iceland. someone asked me if it was sped - a blast in iceland. someone asked me if it was sped up. | a blast in iceland. someone i asked me if it was sped up. it is not. it is a sleep slope. it was crazy. chewing the fat in southern spain. offering a helping hand to lost seal pups in ireland. helping hand to lost seal pups in ireland-— in ireland. she didn't look ureat in ireland. she didn't look great when _ in ireland. she didn't look great when she _ in ireland. she didn't look great when she came - in ireland. she didn't look great when she came in, l in ireland. she didn't look i great when she came in, but now she looks beautiful, one of the prettiest seals i have seen. let's give it our best shot. and — let's give it our best shot. and the _ let's give it our best shot. and the 26 mile slog to shake off the post town blues in paris. —— post lockdown blues.
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hello, and welcome to iceland, the little island that did very well against covid fighting very aggressively from early on, and now is a welcoming visitors back to its shores. and in the effort, it has had a little help from a rather an very volatile source. volcanoes are the rock stars in iceland. makes you feel good. fir are the rock stars in iceland. makes you feel good.- makes you feel good. or at least a good _ makes you feel good. or at least a good base - makes you feel good. or at least a good base where i makes you feel good. or at l least a good base where rock stars can shoot them music videos, which is exactly what icelandic rockers did during this year's eruption. and like all good rock gods, this
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volcano was fiery, unpredictable, and above all, knows how to put on a good show. ladies and gentlemen, it is time to introduce you to iceland's was volcano. —— newest. some people online call it bob. but what is in a name? it is so new, it hasn't even received an official title yet. it new, it hasn't even received an official title yet.— official title yet. it is windy and raining, _ official title yet. it is windy and raining, but— official title yet. it is windy and raining, but it - official title yet. it is windy and raining, but it is - and raining, but it is beautiful!— and raining, but it is beautiful! . . . , beautiful! since march this ear, beautiful! since march this year. this _ beautiful! since march this year, this hell— beautiful! since march this year, this hell raiser - beautiful! since march this year, this hell raiser has . beautiful! since march this i year, this hell raiser has been burning up social media, and use outlets across the world. since travel restrictions lifted, over300,000 since travel restrictions lifted, over 300,000 people have flocked to iceland to see the longest volcanic eruption in the country for over 50 years. i wanted to see this natural phenomenon for myself.
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look at this! wow! so, i headed up look at this! wow! so, i headed up to the site with my guide and self confessed volcano chaser marco. i and self confessed volcano chaser marco.— and self confessed volcano chaser marco. . , ,., . chaser marco. i was so excited. i was waiting — chaser marco. i was so excited. i was waiting for _ chaser marco. i was so excited. i was waiting for the _ chaser marco. i was so excited. i was waiting for the eruption . i was waiting for the eruption in iceland, i don't want to exaggerate, but all my life. even though there were no rivers of fire, the lava fields are out of this world. look at this place. it looks like the surface of an alien planet. all i want to do is clamber up there. and explore. but apparently the rock can be actually quite thin and brittle and there can be pockets of love underneath, so if you walk on it and fall through, you are in real trouble, so it is not a good under your unfortunately. what a brilliant ice. marco grew up in sicily where he found his passion for volcanoes. he spent most of the guiding tourists around iceland's latest volcano, and
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has been documenting the eruption for himself. these people are just coming to watch the lava flow. to people are just coming to watch the lava flow.— the lava flow. to watch the emption. _ the lava flow. to watch the eruption, basically - the lava flow. to watch the eruption, basicallyjust i the lava flow. to watch the i eruption, basicallyjust attend eruption, basically just attend a eruption, basicallyjust attend a festival. eruption, basically 'ust attend a festival. . . , eruption, basically 'ust attend a festivatfi a festival. that was the thing. like all these _ a festival. that was the thing. like all these people, - a festival. that was the thing. like all these people, sitting. like all these people, sitting and watching a performance or theatre or something, but it is nature on the show.— theatre or something, but it is nature on the show. taking pick 'udues, nature on the show. taking pick judges. when — nature on the show. taking pick judges, when the _ nature on the show. taking pick judges, when the lover- nature on the show. taking pick judges, when the lover is i judges, when the lover is approaching. when it is too hot, they backup. ok, wait a second. ~ ., hot, they backup. ok, wait a second. ~ ~' ., hot, they backup. ok, wait a second. ~ ~ ., . second. when we think of a volcanic _ second. when we think of a volcanic eruption, - second. when we think of a volcanic eruption, it - second. when we think of a volcanic eruption, it is i second. when we think of a volcanic eruption, it is like l second. when we think of a | volcanic eruption, it is like a disaster. but here, it is almost entertainment. it disaster. but here, it is almost entertainment. the footage marco shot looks incredible.— the footage marco shot looks incredible. ., . incredible. someone asked me if it was sped _ incredible. someone asked me if it was sped un- _ incredible. someone asked me if it was sped up. it _ incredible. someone asked me if it was sped up. it is _ incredible. someone asked me if it was sped up. it is not. - incredible. someone asked me if it was sped up. it is not. it i it was sped up. it is not. it was just a steep slope. that was just a steep slope. that was crazy. wasjust a steep slope. that was crazy-— wasjust a steep slope. that wascra. . ., was crazy. yeah, look how fast it is moving! —
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is it less windy on the american continent? no, ithink it is the same _ american continent? no, ithink it is the same wind! _ american continent? no, ithink it is the same wind! i _ american continent? no, ithink it is the same wind! i am - american continent? no, ithink it is the same wind! i am at i it is the same wind! i am at a bride it is the same wind! i am at a bridge between _ it is the same wind! i am at a bridge between two - it is the same wind! i am at a i bridge between two continents. i am meeting one of the first guides to take tourists to this year's volcanic eruption. holder is coming from the north american side to meet me on the eurasian side. she tells me it is these two tectonic plates which are slowly moving away from each other which causes iceland's abundance of activity. which is nowhere near as fun as what the ancient icelanders believe. often, when in the earlier— icelanders believe. often, when in the earlier days, _ icelanders believe. often, when in the earlier days, we - icelanders believe. often, when in the earlier days, we were i in the earlier days, we were having volcanic activities, we connected that evil trolls that were having a tantrum episode.
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who could forget 2010 when many of our travel plans were grounded by an ash cloud caused by an icelandic volcano? but holder says the timing was perfect. the attention generated turned into a wave of tourism at a time when iceland needed it most after the impact of the economic crash. she also believes the new eruption is a case of history repeating itself. ~ ., case of history repeating itself. ~ ~ . . itself. we think also that iceland itself. we think also that iceiand is _ itself. we think also that iceland is living - itself. we think also that iceland is living with i itself. we think also that iceland is living with us | itself. we think also that i iceland is living with us and the nature is often answering back. to some of our prayers, if you want to say. now we are having a little bit of a problem with the pandemic and everything, shutting down on motorists, and then we have this eruption. it is absolutely necessary for us to create some waves of income, and this is the means of iceland actually helping us. this the means of iceland actually helping us—
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helping us. as we have seen recently on _ helping us. as we have seen recently on the _ helping us. as we have seen recently on the canary i helping us. as we have seen j recently on the canary island of la palma, it is mother nature who holds the cards in this game, and holder says if you do want to visit a volcano, the best ways to it with a guide. in the best ways to it with a auide. , guide. in the beginning, there was a lot of— guide. in the beginning, there was a lot of mistakes - guide. in the beginning, there was a lot of mistakes being i was a lot of mistakes being done, people were getting in trouble. the roots were difficult and the weather was treacherous and i think that everyone here in iceland just caught up making this more safe and more accessible for people, and more accessible for people, and in that way, to have a guided tour the volcano. from wedding films like this to live streams and music videos, in a year where travel has been extremely limited, the artistry and creativity this volcano has sparked has given us all a chance to enjoy this eruption from afar. and it really goes
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to show why iceland has and the nickname of the land of fire and ice. we all love a good chat, a chance to while away the hours catching up gossiping or having a good old chinwag. at first glance, chatting may seem a strange thing to add to unesco by the list of heritage, but it is on a list that already includes neapolitan pizza making, finish sauna culture and grass mowing competition in bosnia. it roughly translates as outdoor chatting, and it might stand a chance of making the cut.
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still to come on the travel show. new meet galaxy. the seal pup show. new meet galaxy. the seal pup embarking on her biggest adventure yet. you pup embarking on her biggest adventure yet.— pup embarking on her biggest adventure yet. you need to put ourself adventure yet. you need to put yourself in _ adventure yet. you need to put yourself in the _ adventure yet. you need to put yourself in the right _ adventure yet. you need to put yourself in the right mindset. l yourself in the right mindset. and we are at the paris marathon is one competitor takes part to clear up his post
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look down blues. so don't go away. we are off to ireland next to meet some of its cutest residents. seal pups that live around the coastline have been having an increasingly difficult time. more frequent storms are causing larger numbers of baby seals to be separated from their mothers before they learn to fend for themselves. we have in with a team of mostly volunteers who have devoted their lives to the rescuing and rehabilitation of lost seal pups. meet galaxy. she has become a bit of a social media star and we are joining her on her biggest adventure yet. in joining her on her biggest adventure yet.— joining her on her biggest adventure yet. in this pool we have galaxy — adventure yet. in this pool we have galaxy who _ adventure yet. in this pool we have galaxy who is _ adventure yet. in this pool we have galaxy who is just - adventure yet. in this pool we have galaxy who isjust about | have galaxy who is just about ready to be released and we will release her tomorrow. she is a very special seal because this is her second time in
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rehab. she was one of the smallest rehab. she was one of the smalles— rehab. she was one of the smallest ,, ~ , ,, , smallest she laughs i 'ust not smallest she laughs i 'ust got splashed. i got splashed. galaxy battled through the centre's icu and the only seal to have been rescued twice. but why is it that seals like mac galaxy even need to be rescued? they come to us for very many reasons. they get trapped in netting and we also have all finning, a baby and mum could be out swimming in the ocean when a storm rolls in unexpectedly and they are separated and then the baby will come to the beach lost and looking for his mother and that is when we will come in and monitorfor a couple of is when we will come in and monitor for a couple of hours to see if she does come back to find him but often they don't so we will take the pop into care. a , so we will take the pop into care. y ., so we will take the pop into care. ,,, so we will take the pop into
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care. , care. many of the pups are fiuuhtin care. many of the pups are fighting life-threatening i fighting life—threatening injuries and illness. most are just too small to survive on their own. just too small to survive on their own-— just too small to survive on their own. we can put some water on — their own. we can put some water on it. _ their own. we can put some water on it, it _ their own. we can put some water on it, it is _ their own. we can put some water on it, it is ok. - their own. we can put some water on it, it is ok. seal. water on it, it is ok. seal rescue — water on it, it is ok. seal rescue ireland's - water on it, it is ok. seal rescue ireland's income l water on it, it is ok. seal- rescue ireland's income relies heavily on its visitor centre. so when lockdowns hit it was a real blow. but now they can once again welcome visitors in small groups with social distancing in place. galaxy! galax ! distancing in place. galaxy! galaxy! three, _ distancing in place. galaxy! galaxy! three, two, - distancing in place. galaxy! galaxy! three, two, go. i distancing in place. galaxy! i galaxy! three, two, go. galaxy! she knows the drill. the
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galaxy! three, two, go. galaxy! she knows the drill.— she knows the drill. the time has finally — she knows the drill. the time has finally come _ she knows the drill. the time has finally come for - she knows the drill. the time has finally come for galaxy i she knows the drill. the time has finally come for galaxy to return to the sea.— return to the sea. when she came in _ return to the sea. when she came in she _ return to the sea. when she came in she did _ return to the sea. when she came in she did not - return to the sea. when she came in she did not look- return to the sea. when she j came in she did not look too great but now she looks beautiful. the prettiest seal i have seen and she is happy and ready to go to you know, working with wildlife you don't want to get attached to them because they are wild animals and they do bide so you need to be careful. but you see them go through the rehabilitation journey and you experience all their ups and downs and to see them finally go back is just really rewarding to watch. i5 really rewarding to watch. is it a boy or a girl? it - really rewarding to watch. is it a boy or a girl? it is i really rewarding to watch. is it a boy or a girl? it is a i it a boy or a girl? it is a rirl. it a boy or a girl? it is a girl- so _ it a boy or a girl? it is a girl. so we _ it a boy or a girl? it is a girl. so we will- it a boy or a girl? it is a girl. so we will open i it a boy or a girl? it is al girl. so we will open the it a boy or a girl? it is a i girl. so we will open the cage in a few minutes _ girl. so we will open the cage in a few minutes and - girl. so we will open the cage in a few minutes and she i girl. so we will open the cage in a few minutes and she will| in a few minutes and she will just slowly make her way to the sea. ~ ., w' just slowly make her way to the sea, ~ ., , " ., just slowly make her way to the sea. . ., ., ,., just slowly make her way to the sea. . . ~ , sea. we ask that everyone keep a safe distance _
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sea. we ask that everyone keep a safe distance from _ sea. we ask that everyone keep a safe distance from her - sea. we ask that everyone keep a safe distance from her and i a safe distance from her and let her go at her own pace, ok? this is kind of what we need to promote. the biodiversity climate can feel so overwhelming, it can feel like we are doomed but having a little win like this inspires people to pull together and change things. now you may recall last month we caught up with freddie
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pearson, a graduate from london. he has had struggles with mental health in the past and settle lack of travel during the last 18 months has had an impact on him and his friends. but he has a plan to take on the post locked down blues and it involves a lot of running. i blues and it involves a lot of runninu. ., blues and it involves a lot of runninu. ~ i. , .,, running. i think young people have missed _ running. i think young people have missed being _ running. i think young people have missed being able i running. i think young people have missed being able to i have missed being able to travel and go to new places. people have been looking for the four walls for a lot of their day or in the same space and every day merges into which makes things difficult. to go and run around paris, iwill feel like i am in a movie. it is so beautiful and there is so much going on. such an amazing atmosphere. last one in the bag before the marathon. i start up ljy before the marathon. i start up by the champs—elysses go past the eiffel tower, along the river and all the amazing landmarks of paris. given
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everything going on over the last year i feel so lucky to be here. keep nice things ahead of me and bit ready to go. one thing about these things i love is that a stamp and not a signature. what time does this close? that signature. what time does this close? �* , ., ., signature. what time does this close? �* , . ,, signature. what time does this close? �* , . ~' close? at six. thank you. so i turned op _ close? at six. thank you. so i turned up to _ close? at six. thank you. so i turned up to collect _ close? at six. thank you. so i turned up to collect my i close? at six. thank you. so i turned up to collect my race l turned up to collect my race number and it turns out in france when you run a race you have to have a medical certificate from your dog to say that you are fit and able to run so i need to do that now in a very short space of time to make sure i can get registered in time. asap. it is
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-rovin~ registered in time. asap. it is proving to _ registered in time. asap. it is proving to be _ registered in time. asap. it is proving to be a _ registered in time. asap. it is proving to be a bit _ registered in time. asap. it is proving to be a bit of- registered in time. asap. it is proving to be a bit of a - proving to be a bit of a nightmare. it is a saturday and no—one is in the office but i'm just trying to get it sorted. thank you so much, i appreciate it. , ., thank you so much, i appreciate it. so there is a doctor and he will check _ it. so there is a doctor and he will check it. _ it. so there is a doctor and he will check it. yes! _ it. so there is a doctor and he will check it. yes! we - it. so there is a doctor and he will check it. yes! we got - it. so there is a doctor and he will check it. yes! we got it! i will check it. yes! we got it! now i'm _ will check it. yes! we got it! now i'm going _ will check it. yes! we got it! now i'm going to _ will check it. yes! we got it! now i'm going to go - will check it. yes! we got it! now i'm going to go get - will check it. yes! we got it! now i'm going to go get my| now i'm going to go get my number and then we can race. let's go. so it is the morning of the marathon the nerves are sitting in a little bit. let's go hit the road. when you see all the people coming out on all the signs of
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the marathon, you do realise that this is it. you can see the finish line. we get about two minutes and i would be lying if i said i wasn't terrified but it is good to be doing this after a year. so first part in the bag. just getting started. just got to put my head down. everything
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about that was unreal. in the back of the mind and over the last 18 months i think we have all had our mental challenges and we have had to battle against ourselves at time. an amazing feeling today i could not recommend it more to anyone. that is not pretty.
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finishing time, three hours and two minutes. let's go get a beer! ~ ., ., ., beer! what a great achievement and what a _ beer! what a great achievement and what a great _ beer! what a great achievement and what a great way _ beer! what a great achievement and what a great way to - beer! what a great achievement and what a great way to see - and what a great way to see paris as well. test of luck to freddie in the future. that is all we have time for this week. coming up next time, new and improved. we visit the recently reopened iconic parisien department store. fix, reopened iconic parisien department store. a velvet barre! as — department store. a velvet barre! as they _ department store. a velvet barre! as they say, - department store. a velvet barre! as they say, when i department store. a velvet | barre! as they say, when in paris... . barre! as they say, when in paris- -- -— barre! as they say, when in paris... . ., ., ., paris... . you can find more of our recent _ paris... . you can find more of our recent adventures - paris... . you can find more of our recent adventures on - paris... . you can find more of our recent adventures on bbcl our recent adventures on bbc iplayer or on social media. just search for bbc travel show on the major platforms and you will find us there. until next time wherever you plan to go to, stay safe, have fun and we will see you soon.
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hello. the weather has thrown just about everything at us over the last week or so — heavy rain, squally winds, a bit of snow over higher ground in scotland — so what does the weekend have in store? well, actually, a return to milder conditions, some brisk winds and some rain at times, courtesy of this frontal system that you can see pushing in from the west. but it is moving quite slowly — it's running up against high pressure — so there will still be a fair amount of dry weather around through saturday and, where skies have been clear, a really chilly start across parts of eastern scotland and eastern england. that is, though, where we will see some of the best of the sunshine. more cloud further west, the odd spot of drizzle and then, our weather front bringing persistent rain quite slowly eastwards across northern ireland and into western scotland. it'll be breezy or windy wherever you are but particularly windy in the west of scotland with wind gusts in excess of 50 mph in exposed places, but feeling relatively mild —12, 13 or 1a degrees.
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as we head through saturday night, there will be a lot of cloud. we'll see outbreaks of rain moving very slowly eastwards through scotland, hanging on across parts of northern ireland, getting into northwest england, parts of wales and the south—west as well, but a much milder start to sunday morning. and our frontal system will continue to trudge its way eastwards through the day. and really, i think this weather front is going to break up into showers, so it won't be raining all the time. but we are going to see some even milder weather, if anything, spreading northwards across the uk. so, this is sunday's forecast. we will see a lot of cloud to start off. some outbreaks of rain tending to break up into showers with some sunny spells developing, too. a brisk wind once again, but because that wind is coming up from the south, it is going to feel really quite mild with temperatures getting to 1a or 15, maybe 16 degrees in one or two places.
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now, what about the coming week? well, we are going to see further frontal systems pushing in from the west. a potential that one weather front could become quite slow—moving out towards the north and west of the uk. a bit of uncertainty about that, but we can certainly see quite a lot of rain in some northern and western areas. but there is some mild weather to come as well with brisk south—westerly winds. and the further south you are, well, the better chance of staying dry at least for a few days. and here, temperatures could climb all the way to 18 degrees.
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good morning. welcome to breakfast, with nina warhurst and ben thompson. our headlines today: get out and get your booster. a fresh push for eligibile people to get theirjabs amid rising concern over the rates of coronavirus. court documents show that alec baldwin was told that a prop gun was safe in the moments before he accidentally killed a cinematographer on set. there will be £500 million to support families in the chancellor's budget next week, but labour call it a smokescreen. three dads, 300 miles and more than £300,000 raised so far. the 3 dads walking will finish their walk in memory of their daughters this morning.
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