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so so that magistrate would the court, so that magistrate would be given powers to jail criminals for up to a year and this is the old, according to the telegraph, as the biggest change in the justice system in 140 years. i wonder if that would classify as part of operation to make red meat or not. it seems like there has been a policy frenzy, every day, we are getting something new. dominic raab has been quite busy. he is reviewing the human rights act, that is a little project he has got going, but he is also announcing the jail terms magistrates proposes going to double, from the current maximum six months to a year, and that means they can try more serious offences like assault and burglary and theft and fraud, so it will increase the number of cases they can handle and obviously that could help with the backlog. again, iwould point obviously that could help with the backlog. again, i would point out that we had over a decade of austerity, with really serious deep
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cuts to the criminaljustice system, we have got courts in just major disrepair. anyone working in law, or even related to law, any caseworkers know about this, the fact that people are waiting years and years, and it is actually affecting the outcomes in ourjustice system, the fact that people have to wait so long, and now talking about, giving magistrates different powers during the pandemic, talk aboutjury sizes. ijust feel as if the pandemic, talk aboutjury sizes. i just feel as if there is the pandemic, talk aboutjury sizes. ijust feel as if there is no recognition there that they have really touched so many different systems, so many areas... we went into the pandemic with already big backlogs in course, just as we did in the nhs, so these arch new problems. in the nhs, so these arch new problem-— in the nhs, so these arch new roblems. ,,, ., ~ ., ,, g .,
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problems. speaking of the nhs, 10, nhs staff have _ problems. speaking of the nhs, 10, nhs staff have to _ problems. speaking of the nhs, 10, nhs staff have to get _ problems. speaking of the nhs, 10, nhs staff have to get the _ problems. speaking of the nhs, 10, nhs staff have to get the jab - problems. speaking of the nhs, 10, nhs staff have to get the jab into i nhs staff have to get the jab into excimer face the sack. nhs staff have to get the 'ab into excimer face the sack._ nhs staff have to get the 'ab into excimer face the sack. yeah, and as the telegraph _ excimer face the sack. yeah, and as the telegraph reports, _ excimer face the sack. yeah, and as the telegraph reports, there - excimer face the sack. yeah, and as the telegraph reports, there is - the telegraph reports, there is something in the region of 80,000 that remain unvaccinated in the workforce —— or get the sacks. there is serious _ workforce —— or get the sacks. there is serious concern this deadline is looming _ is serious concern this deadline is looming and there is still rate debatem _ looming and there is still rate debate... they have been brave, they have spoken — debate... they have been brave, they have spoken out on tv programmes, been _ have spoken out on tv programmes, been in _ have spoken out on tv programmes, been in the _ have spoken out on tv programmes, been in the media about their choice. — been in the media about their choice, but there is a real problem because _ choice, but there is a real problem because we — choice, but there is a real problem because we already have massive vacancies — because we already have massive vacancies within the nhs. the idea we are _ vacancies within the nhs. the idea we are going to let staff go at a time we — we are going to let staff go at a time we really need them, with this hu-e time we really need them, with this huge backlog, which is actually one of the _ huge backlog, which is actually one of the other areas that currently the government will be looking at as part of— the government will be looking at as part of this _ the government will be looking at as part of this operation to somehow regain _ part of this operation to somehow regain some credibility, the
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challenge now is that there are essentially... there is concern from both the _ essentially... there is concern from both the royal college of nurses and midwives— both the royal college of nurses and midwives to try and delay this decision, _ midwives to try and delay this decision, but actually, the government have set this deliberately. it was set sometime a-o. deliberately. it was set sometime ago to _ deliberately. it was set sometime ago. to give people time to go and -et ago. to give people time to go and get the _ ago. to give people time to go and get the vaccinations, and effort has been _ get the vaccinations, and effort has been made — get the vaccinations, and effort has been made across the nhs to encourage people to do that, but these _ encourage people to do that, but these are — encourage people to do that, but these are people taking a very principled stand will sub the flip side of— principled stand will sub the flip side of this is going to be whether we are _ side of this is going to be whether we are going to go to a stage where patients— we are going to go to a stage where patients are going to be requesting they are _ patients are going to be requesting they are going to be requesting their— they are going to be requesting their honesty by vaccinated staff, for example, and we could end up with also— for example, and we could end up with also the problems in the future, — with also the problems in the future, so _ with also the problems in the future, so you can see why the government are needing to take a stand _ government are needing to take a stand. however, it is not going to help us— stand. however, it is not going to help us with the nhs already with a huge backlog. we need to see this people _ huge backlog. we need to see this people insigne, particularforthose people insigne, particular for those issues _ people insigne, particular for those issues like — people insigne, particularforthose issues like cancer. people insigne, particular for those issues like cancer.— issues like cancer. somebody else
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unvaccinated _ issues like cancer. somebody else unvaccinated is _ issues like cancer. somebody else unvaccinated is novak _ issues like cancer. somebody else unvaccinated is novak djokovic, i unvaccinated is novak djokovic, telegraph sports section on the back pages talk about him facing a grand slam band, and whether he will be able to go and play in the french open and wimbledon. it is already unlikely he is going to play in the us open, and he is treading at his zist us open, and he is treading at his 21st grand slam, isn't he, sienna, this record? looks like he might not be able to do it this year at least. yes, obviously in the last few weeks, i hate listening to sport news in the morning, when he comes on radio four — "don't care, please! please move onto the political stuff!" but recently it has been the novak djokovic stuff, the stewing and probing between the government and probing between the government and the courts there, what to do about the fact he is unvaccinated, and in the end, he was deported, and i we are talking about, will be allowed to play in the french open
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—— the toing—and—froing. he faces being locked out of three of the four majors, and interestingly wimbledon also give no assurances it would allow him to play, even if the uk government permits unvaccinated overseas sports people to compete and to train here was to wimbledon may go further than our laws and require people to be vaccinated, and that sort of thing.— that sort of thing. that's a big shout. isn't — that sort of thing. that's a big shout, isn't it? _ that sort of thing. that's a big shout, isn't it? it— that sort of thing. that's a big shout, isn't it? it is— that sort of thing. that's a big | shout, isn't it? it is definitely. you are shaping _ shout, isn't it? it is definitely. you are shaping someone's i shout, isn't it? it is definitely. - you are shaping someone's career here in a really major, historical way, and in a sense, i would feel bad for djokovic, but i do feel the kind of revelations he gave, a face—to—face interview with a french newspaper only two days after he tested positive for covid, the fact he was going around without a mask on, things like that, it really does challenge my capacity to jeopardise with him, to be honest. abs]!!!
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challenge my capacity to “eopardise with him, to be honest._ with him, to be honest. all right, riaht, with him, to be honest. all right, right. we're _ with him, to be honest. all right, right, we're out _ with him, to be honest. all right, right, we're out of— with him, to be honest. all right, right, we're out of time _ with him, to be honest. all right, right, we're out of time for- with him, to be honest. all right, right, we're out of time for this i right, we're out of time for this hour, but i will be back at 11:30pm for another look at the front pages, but from for now. —— goodbye from us for now. good evening, i'm tulsen tollett, and this is your sports news, where we start with everton, who've have made contact with the belgian football association about roberto martinez taking over from rafael benitez. this after his controversial time in charge came to an end on sunday after less than seven months in charge. 0ur reporter patrick gearey has the latest. the writings on the banners. the fee to bottom side door which was ever ten's nine plus in 12 and the engine of a strange unhappy chapter in their chaotic recent history. after
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being sacked, rafa benitez admitted he had misjudged the magnitude of the task, and part of that was rooted in history. in many of her tonyis rooted in history. in many of her tony is imaginations, this is rafa benitez, liveable's managerfor six benitez, liveable's manager for six years. benitez, liveable's managerfor six years. so it will be uphill from the start as everton boss, and soon he stumbled. bonita has's team careened off course. they sit 16th in the table, just about surviving a scare against whole city the cup. what's more, the club havejust against whole city the cup. what's more, the club have just sold against whole city the cup. what's more, the club havejust sold lucas digne, so the focus moves up to the owner. i digne, so the focus moves up to the owner. ~ ., ., , , ., owner. i know we are pushing to the n of january. _ owner. i know we are pushing to the n ofjanuary. but — owner. i know we are pushing to the n ofjanuary, but seems _ owner. i know we are pushing to the n ofjanuary, but seems the - owner. i know we are pushing to the n ofjanuary, but seems the penno i n ofjanuary, but seems the penno mine she's never really ends in everton, and i believes this ultimately was back to the owner. this is probably one appointment to far, in terms of fans questioning him roundly for every single element of his input. in him roundly for every single element of his input-—
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of his input. in one sense he knows where he wants _ of his input. in one sense he knows where he wants to _ of his input. in one sense he knows where he wants to take _ of his input. in one sense he knows where he wants to take everton, i of his input. in one sense he knows. where he wants to take everton, this site on liverpool... he has spent big on the footballing side too, but here, the direction is less clear. should they now appoint an old boy like wayne rooney or an old boss like wayne rooney or an old boss like roberto martinez? there may be no right answer. it is like roberto martinez? there may be no right answer-— no right answer. it is not quite be an easy game. — no right answer. it is not quite be an easy game, for _ no right answer. it is not quite be an easy game, for anyone - no right answer. it is not quite be an easy game, for anyone who i no right answer. it is not quite be l an easy game, for anyone who gets it, an easy game, for anyone who gets it. but— an easy game, for anyone who gets it. but the — an easy game, for anyone who gets it, but the single thing they knew now which previous mentors did not have the _ now which previous mentors did not have the pleasure of knowing was that the _ have the pleasure of knowing was that the season is about survival most _ that the season is about survival most of — that the season is about survival most of whoever it is that comes in, if they— most of whoever it is that comes in, if they survive this season and then start to _ if they survive this season and then start to go — if they survive this season and then start to go again and be given time, thenthey— start to go again and be given time, then they have got a chance. martinez— then they have got a chance. martinez is the man they've approached first. since leaving the club, he has been coaching belgium, ranked as the best... sacked by the owner. at everton, even stars can have an echo of the past. patrick gearey, bbc news. staying with the premier league and burnley�*s match against watford
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tomorrow has been postponed. sean dyche's side don't have the required number of players due to injuries, africa cup of nations commitments and covid—19 issues. when you get to the point you feel you cannot add leaks that you cannot, that has to be looked at. and they have welfare, and the hardest thing of all, because we are asked to isolate, they can to train, and therefore when they come back in, you've got two days to get ready and they can't play, and that's very difficult. celtic were 2—0 winners over hibernian as a full capacity crowd was allowed following the lifting of scottish government restrictions. fans are back for the first time in 2022 and came in their droves. new signing daizen maeda ofjapan scored for the glaswegians after just five minutes of his debut. and a second from the penalty spot
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from josip juranovic 20 minutes later set the hoops on their way, as they move to within three of leaders rangers. cameroon have finished top of group a at the africa cup of nations after a 1—1 draw with cape verde today. the tournament hosts took a first—half lead thanks to vincent aboubakar, his fifth goal of the tournament. but they had to settle for a draw after garry rodrigues equalised, although cameroon finish top, while the blue sharks will have to wait and see if they go through as one of the best third—placed sides. burkino faso also go through after they finished second thanks to a 1—1 draw with ethiopia. former tottenham midfielder christian eriksen could return to the premier league. brentford have confirmed that they've spoken to the danish international about the possibility of signing him. eriksen's contract was cancelled by inter milan last month, as he's not allowed to play in serie a with the implanted defibrillator he had fitted, following his cardiac arrest at euro 2020. no such regulation exists in the premier league and a number of clubs are said to be keen to sign him.
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the rugby world has been responding to the tsunami in tonga over the weekend. communications have been badly damaged, making it hard to establish the scale of the destruction. wasps player malakai fekitoa has taken to social media to offer his help, saying, "i would like to send goods and food supplies from auckland, new zealand to tonga. can anyone please direct me to where i can send a container?" tui lolohea, a rugby league player from huddersfield giants, has also been giving his reaction. i have seen just images of houses, i've seen one of a car that was out there, and people ran outjacob anyone was in the car, and as they came back in, the waves were coming in pretty hard, so it is pretty hard to watch. but, you know, for credit to watch. but, you know, for credit to people who have helped people with this tough week they have had. i probably will donate something or
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do something to raise money back. i think it is a nice gesture, to help people get back on their feet. it's day two at the australian open, with britain's emma raducanu on court for her first match in the evening session in melbourne. the 19—year—old us open champion who's seeded 17th has been handed a tough draw against american sloane stephens, herself a former us open winner. six british players in action on tuesday — including raducanu. andy murray is a five—time runner—up at this grand slam and still believes he can go deep into major tournaments. ranked 113 in the world, he'll go up against 21st—seeded georgian nikoloz basilashvilli. and for more on that and everything else, you can head to the bbc sport website, but that is all your sport for now. hello. moonlit skies for many, but it does mean a chilly start to tuesday morning, widespread frost, the exception being parts of western scotland, northern ireland. a bit more of a breeze here.
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but temperatures away from towns and city centres could get as low as —3 to —5, particularly through the heart of england. it's here where there's the greatest chance of some fog patches forming to take us into the morning commute. some of that will be pretty dense in places, slow to clear. away from that, though, most will go through the morning fairly sunny. a bit more cloud develops across the south into the afternoon. and across northern ireland and scotland, the cloud will increase more generally, bringing some outbreaks of rain, particularly for northern ireland and western scotland. but they will be fairly showery in nature. still some dry weather to be had. 9 or 10 celsius here with that breeze coming off the atlantic. where the fog lingers the longest, a chilly 3 to 5 celsius are the highs even with some brightness. then as we go into tuesday night, it stays largely dry across the southern half of the country, but some heavy showers, gusty winds push down across scotland, northern ireland and eventually into northern england. but it does mean a colder start to wednesday morning. see you soon.
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welcome to newsday, reporting live from singapore, i'm karishma vaswani. the headlines. tonga's volcanic eruption, an anxious wait for news from the pacific islands where communications are cut—off. we'll hear from an aid group preparing to send supplies to the country boris johnson's former top adviser says the prime minister was warned about staff holding a drinks party during lockdown — downing street deny the allegations. the uk's culture secretary freezes the bbc licence fee for two years, she says it's to help household budgets and not a political attack on the corporation. you will make we simply could not justify that the extra pressure on
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the wallets of hard—working households.

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