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the dv the w essay says it is trying june. the dv essay says it is trying to tackle the backlog by recruiting an additional 300 examiners. it is also asking those who have retired recently to consider coming back temporarily. it is also offering tests on weekends and public holidays. in cardiff, damien has had a long day. he quit hisjob as an examiner in november after 18 years. he says he will make more money as an instructor. i he says he will make more money as an instructor-— an instructor. i left basically because we _ an instructor. i left basically because we were _ an instructor. i left basically because we were being - an instructor. i left basically i because we were being asked an instructor. i left basically - because we were being asked to do more and more work for the same pay. it was a big decision, but ultimately it will lead to better finances for me. the ultimately it will lead to better finances for me.— ultimately it will lead to better finances for me. ,, ., , finances for me. the pcs union says the lans finances for me. the pcs union says the plans to — finances for me. the pcs union says the plans to tackle _ finances for me. the pcs union says the plans to tackle the _ finances for me. the pcs union says the plans to tackle the backlog - finances for me. the pcs union says the plans to tackle the backlog of i the plans to tackle the backlog of test will take time. it says what is really needed is betterjob security and pay for examiners. this woman is clocking up a few more hours before she hopes she is able to ditch the l plates for good.
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now it's time for a look at the weather with ben rich. saturday may have been a dry day for most of us but there was a lot of cloud to contend with. we will keep large amounts of cloud in the sky as we go through tonight. where there are some breaks in that cloud, they could fill in with some mist and fog patches down towards the south where the winds are light. this is also where we'll see the lowest temperatures. in the cities, plymouth, cardiff down to freezing, some places in the countryside, if you have clear spells, could be down to —3 or —a. milder further north where we have the brisk south—westerly wind. that continues into tomorrow. 0dd spot of drizzle for high ground in north—west scotland. a lot of cloud generally, lots of dry weather, some sunny spells, maybe wales in the south—west. light winds in the south, brisk winds in the north. temperatures in a range between 5—9, maybe up to 10 in sheltered spots in northern scotland. as we look further ahead, we will see some rain through the coming week, but most of it across the north of the uk. many southern areas are likely to stay mostly dry.
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hello this is bbc news... the headlines... the first shipment of american military aid to ukraine arrives there — amid warnings a russian invasion could be imminent. police will meet a conservative mp who's accused government whips of trying to "blackmail" politicians who've tried to oust borisjohnson. a man appears in court charged with the murder of an elderly woman, and the attempted murder of her husband. the port of dover admits new customs checks have contributed to big queues on the roads. in 15 minutes we'll have ros atkins, who will be taking a look at china's zero—covid strategy, but now on bbc news, it's time for sportsday.
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hello and welcome to sportsday. rashford to the rescue — a stoppage time winner catapults manchester united into the top four. history in kitzbuhel for skiier dave ryding, we'll tell you why he doesn't think his dreams will get better than this. but heartbreak for dan evans — as he crashes out of the australian open, ending british singles hopes in the tournament. welcome along to sportsday lots to come — but let's start with football, as after a match that produced very little, manchester united scored
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with virtually the last kick of the game against west ham, to leapfrog them into the premier legaue's top four. marcus rashford scored the winner with less than 30 seconds left of injury time. it did go to a var check for a possible offside from edison cavani in the build up, but the goal was given. harsh on west ham who were organised in a game of little chances. they drop to 5th. but it's back to back wins for the first time under ralf ragnick. the atmosphere was amazing. quite rightly the plates are celebrating. they knew how important this win was. in they knew how important this win was. ., , ., they knew how important this win was. , ., , , was. in the end, those are the best kinds of lands. _ was. in the end, those are the best kinds of lands, when _ was. in the end, those are the best kinds of lands, when the _ was. in the end, those are the best kinds of lands, when the other - was. in the end, those are the best| kinds of lands, when the other team is no time any more to come back. but obviously we are extremely happy about the performance defensively episodes the level of physicality
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that we showed today, bearing in mind that we only played three days ago at branford. there was no winning start to the post rafa benetiz era at everton. they were beaten 1 nil by aston villa, as duncan ferguson's second reign as interim manager began. there were also unsavoury scences as villa celebrated the goal, with some players being struck by objects thrown from the crowd. drew savage was watching. you only have to look outside goodison park to know who everton were hoping would put the smiles back on fans' faces — at least in the short—term. duncan ferguson stepping up again from coach to caretaker manager. his team showed the hunger that big duncan would doubtless have demanded. but not quite the quality. lucas digne, a recent transfer to villa, a renewed man but it was from the frenchman's corner that the visitors took the lead just before half—time. but as they celebrated, they were struck by an object thrown from the crowd. villa had the better
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chances in the first half but after the break, it was all about men in blue shirts throwing themselves at everything that came their way. ben godfrey's efforts scrambled away before dominic calvert—lewin regretted not making better contact with the cross. everton kept plugging away but couldn't find the breakthrough that they and ferguson would have hoped for. steven gerrard ending up on the winning side will not have helped moods. some supporters not happy with things behind—the—scenes at goodison. big duncan has a big challenge. drew savage, bbc news. everton confirmed after the match that merseyside police had made an arrest, after they and everton security staff used cctv footage to had identify a supporter throwing a plastic bottle. away from that, many everton fans stayed behind after the match to protest against owner farhad moshiri and chairman bill kenwright. everton have won just once in their last 1a league games. there were chants of "sack
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the board" and a plane had flown above the ground before the match with a message demanding the removal of kenwright. a heated game and another big win for villa boss and former liverpool captain steven gerrard, who was happy to overcome a hostile atmosphere. we aren't too quiet in this crowd, and to— we aren't too quiet in this crowd, and to be — we aren't too quiet in this crowd, and to be fair to duncan, he's got everything — and to be fair to duncan, he's got everything out of the players today. we were _ everything out of the players today. we were the first team to come on the hack— we were the first team to come on the back of— we were the first team to come on the back of a manager or sack. we knew_ the back of a manager or sack. we knew what— the back of a manager or sack. we knew what they were going to do. we have to _ knew what they were going to do. we have to defend a lot of tough challenges, but players stood up, they put _ challenges, but players stood up, they put their bodies on the line. this is— they put their bodies on the line. this is a — they put their bodies on the line. this is a tough place to win, no matter— this is a tough place to win, no matter what the circumstances are, so we _ matter what the circumstances are, so we are _ matter what the circumstances are, so we are proud of that. elsewhere, newcastle earned a huge victory at leeds in their fight to avoid relegation. jonjo shelvey with the only goal of the game. eddie howe's side had only won once all season prior to this. ruben neves got the winner for wolves at brentford — that game heavily disprupted, stopped for over 25 minutes
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in the first half due to a clash of heads and a drone hovering above the ground. they are leading 1—0, 29 minutes gone _ they are leading 1—0, 29 minutes gone there — hearts have comfortably avoided a shock in the scottish cup, after a 5—0 win over sixth—tier side auchinleck talbot to reach the last 16. the ayrshire minnows have form for knocking bigger clubs out of the cup, but this one was never in doubt. liam boyce scoring one of his two goals here. andy halliday, peter haring and alex cochrane with hearts' other goals. elsewhere, there was a shock for holders stjohnstone, who were beaten by fourth tier side kelty hearts — with the runaway league two leaders winning 1—0 after extra time. in the late game, celtic lead alloa 2—0. to rubgy union's champions cup, where leinster ran in ten tries as they crushed bath to cruise into the last 16. it was a great afternoon
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forjimmy 0'brien, this his second try of the first half to secure the bonus point as they led 33—7 at the break. it was more of the same after the interval as 0'brien added his fourth and leinster�*s tenth try here. the final score was 64—7 with leinster moving top of pool a. two games kicked off at half past five. bristol taking on scarlets, the bears are already through to the last 16. the welsh side are bottom of pool b but qualification is still possible. scarlets leading 16 points to 1a at the moment. the other one under the way, 20 points to 12 in that one, ulster already qualified for the last 16, and if claremont win, they will go through. now to a moment of skiing history today — as dave ryding has won britain's first alpine skiing world cup gold medal with victory in the kitzbuhel slalom.
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the 35 year old who is heading to next month's winter olympics in beijing was sitting sixth after his first run in austria, but was the fastest man, by the time the two runs were complete. he also became the oldest winner of a men's world cup slalom and says he hopes he can inspire a new generation of british skiiers. ijust i just saw the green light and i think i let all of my emotion out then. it was more disbelief when i realised i'd done it. i don't know what to say, it was crazy. i was inspired by alan that is another kid out there to see it's possible and it's not easy, it takes time, it takes a lot of graft. but you can do it. you certainly can. well let's get the view from someone who was watching dave ryding make history — chemmy alcott competed in four
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winter olympics in alpine ski racing and is also part of the ski sunday team. take us through what happened. imean, it i mean, it was an absolutely incredible day. he woke up this morning and felt below par. he was suffering from a cold. and sometimes athletes do have that excuse to not be the best. they have that freedom to ski without expectations, without pressure. you know that he loves at tummies at a podium here before, it was a different course set, there were gates out of alignment, and a lot of the racers behind him struggled. he had a blinding run from top to bottom, when he came through and went into the lead, we knew that would be good enough for a podium. just seeing them fall away and fall away. i was screaming like crazy. i was trying to make up that they couldn't have crowds, it was a
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phenomenal achievements, and well—deserved from he and his team. just put into context what achievement this is for dave and also pretty skiing. he is the undisputed hardest working athletes that i know. he undisputed hardest working athletes that i know. . , undisputed hardest working athletes that i know. ., , , ,., undisputed hardest working athletes thatiknow. ., , that i know. he has put so many ears to that i know. he has put so many years to dedicating _ that i know. he has put so many years to dedicating himself - that i know. he has put so many years to dedicating himself to i that i know. he has put so many| years to dedicating himself to be the best. i think it's just, years to dedicating himself to be the best. i think it'sjust, you know, all that work coming together in the most amazing timing. his team, everyone has grafted for so long for the minute details to make this happen, and adjusting for him it is so well—deserved, his fiancee at home, but also for the future of britain, i think we've always had talents. now we have the proof after so many years that we can be the best. and for him, i cannot tell you hearing god save the queen there this afternoon was just, i mean, hearing god save the queen there this afternoon wasjust, i mean, it was a pinch me moment for everyone. it certainly was, for yourself, for
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dave, and everyone knows that winter only fixes coming up injust a dave, and everyone knows that winter only fixes coming up in just a few weeks' time. there's going to be so much attention and focus now heading into that. i much attention and focus now heading into that. ~ ., ., �* into that. i know. i would've said that would _ into that. i know. i would've said that would be _ into that. i know. i would've said that would be a _ into that. i know. i would've said that would be a struggle - into that. i know. i would've said that would be a struggle for - into that. i know. i would've said| that would be a struggle for many into that. i know. i would've said - that would be a struggle for many an athlete, but dave has done three 0lympics. he knows what to expect. he knows how to bring out the best of himself. i think it's going to be interesting because no one has seen the terrain. normally a lot of experienced athletes will have gone out and skied the terrain and got comfortable with that, everyone is going in naive. no one knows how to play this. going in with the confidence that he's got, one more world cup on tuesday night willjust give him the edge. it's one of the most ruthless parts out there. and now on the back of fact, he has brought out this win. i'm getting goose bumpsjust talking brought out this win. i'm getting goose bumps just talking about it again. it was a phenomenal achievement.—
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again. it was a phenomenal achievement. ~ , ., ., , achievement. live in austria for us. excitin: achievement. live in austria for us. exciting times _ achievement. live in austria for us. exciting times ahead _ achievement. live in austria for us. exciting times ahead ahead - achievement. live in austria for us. exciting times ahead ahead of - achievement. live in austria for us. exciting times ahead ahead of the l exciting times ahead ahead of the winter olympics. well it's been a great day on the snow — as at the world para snow sports championships, britain's menna fitzpatrick and guide katie guest won the women's visually—impaired slalom event in lillehammer. and there was bronze for gb�*s men in the snowboard team event in norway thanks to james barnes—miller and ollie hill. let's have a quick look at some of the other stories making the news today. scotland's scott jamieson heads into the final round of the hsbc championship in abu dhabi with a one shot lead. he birdied the last hole to stay top of the leaderboard on 11 under par. there was frustration for england's women cricketers overnight with their second ashes t—20 match abandoned due to rain in adelaide. they'd actually made a decent start, after being put into bat, reaching 25 without loss in just over four overs before the rain ruled out further play. and jump racing's big showdown between the best two mile chasers was an absolute thriller — as shiskin battled back to beat — ener—gu—meen in the clarence house chase at ascot.
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energumeen in the clarence house chase at ascot. to the australian open now, where british singles hopes are over. dan evans was the last of the seven players remaining, and he was knocked out at the third round stage in melbourne. despite competing well in a hard fought first set, evans was then outclassed by his opponent — canada's felix auger—aliassime — losing in straight sets. here's adam wild daniel evans... as singles go in melbourne. _ daniel evans... as singles go in melbourne, dan _ daniel evans. .. as singles go in melbourne, dan evans- daniel evans... as singles go in melbourne, dan evans was - daniel evans... as singles go in melbourne, dan evans was not| daniel evans... as singles go in | melbourne, dan evans was not a single brit left. the considerable talented canadian, evans immediately forced to face the music. although forced to face the music. although for him, perhaps too literally. the sound of a senior entertaining crowds outside the arena seemingly hitting more raw nerves than write
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