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this is bbc news. i'm sally bundock with the latest headlines for viewers in the uk and around the world. it's the first full day in the job for britain's new prime minister. what's on the agenda for liz truss? canadian police urge local residents to stay indoors as the man—hunt continues for one of two suspects following a mass stabbing. an emergency session to avert a nuclear disaster: the un security council hears calls for a security zone to shield ukraine's zaporizhzhia power plant from fighting. three weeks away from yet more elections in italy, we speak to one of the contenders, the centre—left�*s enrico letta. and harry and meghan on a day out in dusseldorf,
the venue for next year's invictus games. hello and welcome. we begin with the focus on the day ahead for the uk's new prime minister who will hold the first meeting of her government ministers in downing street in the next few hours. they will discuss multibillion—pound plans to tackle the soaring cost of living. liz truss rewarded her key allies with seniorjobs in a cabinet reshuffle hours after taking office. later, she goes face to face with the leader of the opposition at herfirst prime minister's questions in the house of commons. our political correspondent ben wright reports.
elected by tory party members after boris johnson's elected by tory party members after borisjohnson�*s downfall, liz truss entered number ten promising a fresh start. but with energy bills soaring in a recession forecast, it is going to be tough. i recession forecast, it is going to be tough-— to be tough. i will get britain workin: to be tough. i will get britain working again. _ to be tough. i will get britain working again. i— to be tough. i will get britain working again. i have - to be tough. i will get britain working again. i have a - to be tough. i will get britain working again. i have a boldl working again. i have a bold plan to grow the economy through tax cuts and reform. i will cut taxes to reward hard work and boost business led growth and investment. we shouldn't be daunted by the challenges we face. as strong as the storm may be, i know that the british people are stronger. our country was built by people who get things done. we have huge reserves of talent, of energy and determination. i am confident that together, we can ride out the storm. that together, we can ride out the storm-— the storm. the handover of ower the storm. the handover of power took _ the storm. the handover of power took place _ the storm. the handover of power took place in - the storm. the handover of power took place in the - power took place in the highlands. liz truss met the
queen at balmoral castle in aberdeenshire after accepting boris johnson's resignation, the queen borisjohnson�*s resignation, the queen appointed the rain of the queen appointed the rain of the prime minister. the country's fourth consecutive leader in just six years. after flying back to london, liz truss was driven to downing street torrential rain threatened to wash out her speech. confident of entering for many weeks, the new prime minister had already planned her cabinet. herfriend minister had already planned her cabinet. her friend the chancellor who will have to find billions of pounds to help with energy bills, the foreign secretary and the home office home secretary. priorities, ambulances, backlogged care, doctors and dentists and we are going to work through that and make sure we are delivering for patients. liz truss begins hisjob we are delivering for patients. liz truss begins his job at the toughest of moments, and she
knows there is very little time to prove she can grip the challenges facing the country. ben wright, bbc news, westminster. yes indeed. no honeymoon. for liz truss. if we look at the papers, they reflect that. pick up papers, they reflect that. pick up on the reference she made to the weather, storm. "we can ride out the storm." which is a direct quote from her speech outside number ten. a picture of her with her husband. energy plan gives boost to british businesses and it talks about the fact that on the ftse 100 and the broader the fact that on the ftse100 and the broader market, many businesses, british businesses and stocks actually went up significantly, some by even six or 3%. significantly, some by even six or3%. in significantly, some by even six or 3%. in anticipation of what the new prime minister will announce in terms of support for businesses in the days ahead, expected tomorrow in fact. the daily mail, together we can ride out the storm.
again, i picture at the top there of the scene outside downing street moments before she arrived. it looked like she would not be delivering her speech is expected because of the torrential rain stop very correspondence —— very correspondence —— very correspondence and media and those who are close to her who are looking to be given new jobs in the cabinet were absolutely drenched. that is the daily mail. the sun looks at her meeting with the queen at her meeting with the queen at balmoral. hello, liz. it says a frail queen greets liz truss at balmoral yesterday to appoint as the new prime minister. ms truss vowed to make brillion bridge and —— vowed to make rich and brilliant again. the trust era begins of a tax warning. this
looks at how the public purse will be bulging in terms of the debt taken on. it says number ten sources insist no new taxes will be needed to fund up to £200 billion worth of spending. something we will talk about in more detail our business coverage. the mirror, a bit of a negative take. it says now i knew prime minister, fix the bridge and new lot broke. truss enters number ten full of promises, just like the last three tory mps. i want to show the telegraph elevated hazards are rituals of the fact that in the top cabinet position that we have been hearing about, white males are absent from the top jobs white males are absent from the topjobs in the most white males are absent from the top jobs in the most diverse cabinet ever. as mentioned, more all of that later in our business coverage. now let us take you to canada.
police in canada investigating the fatal stabbing of ten people on sunday have urged people in the indigenous community of james smith cree nation to stay indoors as the manhunt continues for one of the suspects. myles sanderson is thought to be wounded but still very dangerous. his brother, also suspected of the murders, was found dead on monday. the canadian prime ministerjustin trudeau urged residents to heed local authorities�* warnings. our north america correspondent, nomia iqbal, is in saskatchewan. we have just come from the area where most of the victims lived. james smith cree nation, home to about 2,000 indigenous people. police say the two suspects, the brothers, also came to this neighbouring village of weldon, which is about a 15—minute drive, where at least one man was killed. local residents describe him as a kind—hearted man who owned a local coffee shop. now, the man—hunt has gone from two brothers to one. myles sanderson is still on the run, police believe he's either in this area or in the city of regina, which is around
three hours away from here. we still get these alerts on our mobile phones warning us of the latest update and warning people to keep safe. now, people here are understandably angry, they're upset, they are calling on the government to do more to help. canada's prime minister, justin trudeau, has said that the government is ready to assist in any way it can, but so far, we've not received any details of that. that is the latest from saskatchewan. an emergency session of the security council has been held at the un in new york to discuss the state of the russian—occupied zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant in ukraine. they're considering a report from un nuclear inspectors who recently visited the plant and reported extensive damage caused by the war. they are concerned about the potential for a serious nuclear accident and have recommended the immediate creation of a security zone to shield the facility from fighting. russia is being urged to allow that to go forward. with more, here's our correspondent hugo bachega in kyiv. the report is expected but it
is the most detailed assessment of what the war has done is one of what the war has done is one of the largest nuclear plants in the world. they inspect damage at different locations including the roofs of buildings and the radiation monitoring system. they said there was no immediate risk of any possible leak of nuclear material. russian military personnel and equipment have been deployed around the complex and there was special concern about the conditions for the ukrainian staff still operating the plant. they are working under high stress and pressure, which could raise the risks of human error, a situation the monitors described as not sustainable. for the first time, the agency called for the creation of a protection zone around the facility and that it was ready to start working on that. it is hard to see it happening without negotiations. four weeks from ukraine urged the demilitarisation of the zone, something that so far has been rejected by russia. in less than three weeks' time, italians will vote in a general election.
leading the polls and a coalition of three right—wing parties is the brothers of italy's giorgia meloni. what would her victory mean for italy and for europe more broadly? stephen sackur has been in northern italy to speak to one of her main challengers, enrico letta, the leader of the opposition centre left democratic party. italians are wearily familiar with political instability and weak governments, this coming election will be the 70th since 1945, but this one does promise real change because the favourite to win is giorgia meloni. she would be the first woman and the first leader of the far right to take power since 1945. her chief opponent, enrico letta, leader of the democratic party on the centre—left, knows he is in a tough fight. i centre-left, knows he is in a tough fight-— tough fight. i am not saying that they — tough fight. i am not saying that they are _ tough fight. i am not saying that they are not _ tough fight. i am not saying that they are not in - tough fight. i am not saying that they are not in a - tough fight. i am not saying
that they are not in a good. that they are not in a good position stop i think they are in a good position because they are —— their alliances bigger than our alliance. are -- their alliances bigger than our alliance.— are -- their alliances bigger than our alliance. that is good oint. than our alliance. that is good point- but _ than our alliance. that is good point. but the _ than our alliance. that is good point. but the electoral - point. but the electoral campaign _ point. but the electoral campaign is _ point. but the electoral campaign is still - point. but the electoral campaign is still there. | point. but the electoral. campaign is still there. we have three weeks where we will keep fighting. have three weeks where we will keep fighting-— keep fighting. giorgia meloni's brothers of _ keep fighting. giorgia meloni's brothers of italy _ keep fighting. giorgia meloni's brothers of italy party - keep fighting. giorgia meloni's brothers of italy party has - brothers of italy party has honoured deal with other key leaders on the right, silvio berlusconi and matteo salvini. they know the italian public is chiefly concerned with the economy, particularly soaring energy prices, but they are also pushing a deeply conservative social agenda, promising that they can and italy's migration prices. the blockage — italy's migration prices. the blockage is _ italy's migration prices. the blockage is a _ italy's migration prices. the blockage is a fake _ italy's migration prices. tue: blockage is a fake solution, useful only for political rallies before the electoral campaign. there is no blockage thatis campaign. there is no blockage that is possible to be applied. we are not under invasion. the main problem on migration, if i have to say, the main problem
on migration is the hundreds of thousands of young italians leaving the country to go abroad to find a job. this is my mission, our mission is to solve the problem of migration, thatis solve the problem of migration, that is the main problem of migration, to help these young people to find a solution, to find a job, the rest is manageable.- find a job, the rest is manageable. find a job, the rest is manaueable. ~ . ., ., , manageable. the ukraine war has raised important _ manageable. the ukraine war has raised important questions - raised important questions about italy's approached vladimir putin and its wider position within the eu and nato, and enrico letta says italians should judge their leaders by the friends i have made. ~ , ., leaders by the friends i have made. y ., , leaders by the friends i have made. g . ,., leaders by the friends i have made. g . made. my fear is about so many umbrellas _ made. my fear is about so many umbrellas only. _ made. my fear is about so many umbrellas only. they _ made. my fear is about so many umbrellas only. they took - made. my fear is about so many umbrellas only. they took very l umbrellas only. they took very ambiguous positions in these months, very ambiguous positions, and i am sure that if the right wins in italy, the
one who will be the happiest the night of september 25 will be vladimir putin. the second one would be trump, but the first would be written.- first would be written. italian elections come _ first would be written. italian elections come and - first would be written. italian elections come and go, - first would be written. italian elections come and go, but l first would be written. italian i elections come and go, but this one feels like a turning point. enrico letta may not like it, but it could send shockwaves through italy and europe. you can watch the full interview with enrico letta on hardtalk, here on bbc news. stay with us on bbc news. still to come: we go on the prowl with a chinese detective. but this is no ordinary sleuth. he's a pet detective. george w bush: freedom itself was attacked this morning, - and freedom will be defended.
the united states will hunt down and punish those responsible. bishop tutu now becomes spiritual leader of 100,000 anglicans here, of the blacks in soweto township, as well as the whites in their rich suburbs. we say to you today- in a loud and a clear voice, "enough of blood and tears. enough!" _ translation: the difficult | decision we reached together was one that required great and exceptional courage. it's an exodus of up to 60,000 people caused by the uneven pace of political change in eastern europe. lam free!
this is bbc news. the latest headlines: britain's new prime minister, liz truss, is beginning her first full day in the job. she's promised to address the challenges facing the uk. among the many challenges demanding liz truss's attention is the brexit rules affecting northern ireland. the need for checks on goods coming in from other parts of the uk has divided political parties there so much so that the power—sharing government — a key outcome of the good friday peace talks — is currently not sitting. and there's pressure from further afield too, with president biden emphasising the need for peace there in his first phone call with the new prime minister. chris heaton—harris has been appointed northern ireland secretary. emmy vardy reports on the challenges he and the new prime minister are facing.
dealing with the unique politics on this small part of the uk has long been a challenge for british prime minister and liz truss will be landing here at a critical time. ,., ., landing here at a critical time. , ., ., ., landing here at a critical time. ., i. ., time. good morning everyone and welcome to _ time. good morning everyone and welcome to belfast _ time. good morning everyone and welcome to belfast and _ time. good morning everyone and welcome to belfast and if- welcome to belfast and if anyone is feeling apprehensive, you can please find your seat. she will try to broker a new political peace between highly polarised parties and repair the british and are a relationship, which brexit has taken on a bumpy ride. he saw still divide unionist and nationalist communities and getting a government back for northern ireland means restoring a partnership between political parties on both sides. y . political parties on both sides. g ., , , ., sides. my name is elsie patrick and with the — sides. my name is elsie patrick and with the centre _ sides. my name is elsie patrick and with the centre we - sides. my name is elsie patrick and with the centre we have i and with the centre we have been a cross community for 20 years, and we let people know
there is nothing here between catholics and protestants at. until the fall between brexit, sinn fein and the democratic unionist party of ensuring power together but since february, the delicate dance has been on hold. if the politicians are not getting on at stormont, doesn't mean people do not get on in the community?— people do not get on in the community? people do not get on in the communi ? ., ., ., , community? no, we are all very, very friendly- _ community? no, we are all very, very friendly. it _ community? no, we are all very, very friendly. it is _ community? no, we are all very, very friendly. it is very _ very friendly. it is very statutory country like they. they cannot agree and we are the ones who suffer. t they cannot agree and we are the ones who suffer.— the ones who suffer. i don't think sinn _ the ones who suffer. i don't think sinn fein _ the ones who suffer. i don't think sinn fein and - the ones who suffer. i don't think sinn fein and the - the ones who suffer. i don't think sinn fein and the upl| think sinn fein and the upl will— think sinn fein and the upl will ever— think sinn fein and the upl will ever agree don pyke brexit has raised new tensions over old divides.— has raised new tensions over old divides. some people want to be irish _ old divides. some people want to be irish but _ old divides. some people want to be irish but we _ old divides. some people want to be irish but we are - old divides. some people want to be irish but we are happy i to be irish but we are happy with the way we are living. how it will never end, i do not know when. to it will never end, i do not know when.— know when. to break the deadlock. _ know when. to break the deadlock, list _ know when. to break the deadlock, list trust - know when. to break the deadlock, list trust has l know when. to break the | deadlock, list trust has to solve the problems here. —— liz truss, the eu created barriers
for goods coming over from the european union and the uk government has not said it would change until it is scrapped. can this take twice as long now to get to northern ireland? it as long now to get to northern ireland? �* , ireland? it can. and things have gotten _ ireland? it can. and things have gotten worse. - ireland? it can. and things have gotten worse. one i ireland? it can. and things have gotten worse. one ofj ireland? it can. and things - have gotten worse. one of the ma'ori have gotten worse. one of the majority of _ have gotten worse. one of the majority of northern _ have gotten worse. one of the majority of northern ireland i majority of northern ireland pars on the decisions want to keep the arrangements and they are urging liz truss to push ahead with controversial plans to change the rules. aha, ahead with controversial plans to change the rules. a message is put that as — to change the rules. a message is put that as your number one | is put that as your number one priority and free up the movement of goods between gb and northern ireland. that and northern ireland. at stormont _ and northern ireland. at stormont shall have to navigate a new dynamic because sinn fein has now become the largest party and do not want the northern ireland future to be within the uk at all.- within the uk at all. very frustrating, _ within the uk at all. very frustrating, no _ within the uk at all. very frustrating, no matter. within the uk at all. very i frustrating, no matter what side — frustrating, no matter what side you're on. they are walking _ side you're on. they are walking on into a nightmare. three — walking on into a nightmare. three troubled history, prime ministers is always hoped their visits he would be remembered for peace building and progress but with the current crisis, thatis but with the current crisis, that is a bigger challenge as
ever when liz truss arrives. it isa it is a huge challenge. we will unpack that further in business. now time for a look at the sport. hello. i'm gavin ramjaun. this is your update from the bbc sport centre. the european champions league resumed on tuesday and there were wins for psg against juventus — holders real madrid, shakhtar donetsk, dortmund and benfica. manchester city were the big winners of the night — they thumped sevilla in spain 4—0. erling haaland, who can't stop scoring at the moment, with two of their goals. city the early pacesetters in their group. i loved his routine but there has been a routine every single press conference after every single game. they always ask me about him and his girlfriend but the numbers speak for themselves. he is always there, always is there. we always like
the feeling he can score more goals. games for atletico madrid, barcelona, and a crunch tie between inter milan and bayern munich are some of the highlights from wednesday's action. also, familiar foes napoli and liverpool go head to head. the 2019 winners liverpool will be without injured captain jordan henderson for their opening match. fan safety concerns had been raised for the travelling contingent to naples, and liverpool manager jurgen klopp reacted to questions over whether he felt the city was safe. do you think it is a dangerous city? i don't know, i don't live a normal life in appellee. i live a protected life and go to the hotel and now you asked me about napoli. if some supporters, meet some supporters, meet some supporters and something can happen. that is nothing to do with the city. i don't know. i am not here to create headlines for you. the netherlands left it late, but qualified for the women's world cup after beating iceland 1—0. only a win would do
for the team ranked number six in the world or they would have to rely on the play—offs. and they managed to do it, thanks to a 93rd—minute winner from teenager esmee brugts. iceland only needed a draw to qualify, but they now have to settle for a play—off place. for a full list of the results, go to the bbc sport website. we're into the latter stages of the us open — caroline garcia will face ons jabuer in semifinals, and world number one iga swiatek is in action in her quarterfinal against jessica pegula on wednesday. casper ruud is through to the final four of the men's draw. he beat matteo berrettini in straight sets. the norwegian could end up as the world number one following rafa nadal�*s exit in the last 16. and stage 17 from aracena to monastry tentudia takes place on wednesday at the vuelta a espana. primoz roglic had a dramatic tuesday at the race. the defending champion attacked towards the end of stage 16, going clear of race leader remco evenepoel in the last three kilometres. but evenepoel then had to stop with a mechanical issue. roglic then raced flat out,
only to crash himself in the closing stages. he was given the same time as stage winner mads pedersen, but after all his efforts, had only gained 8 seconds on evenepoel. you can get all the latest sports news at our website. that's bbc.com/sport. but from me, gavin ramjaun, and the rest of the sport team, we'll see you next time. prince harry and megan markle visited dusseldorf on tuesday a year ahead of the invictus games there, which is the competition for injured military veterans that harry was instrumental in setting up. he called the german city "brilliant and filled with amazing people". anna holligan was there and sent this report. bathed in sunshine and adoration, meghan and harry came to dusseldorf keen to use the media spotlight to champion causes close to their hearts. after two tours of duty with the british army in afghanistan, prince harry founded the invictus games to celebrate wounded warriors. members of the armed forces who made personal sacrifices to serve their country. were prepared for unimaginable
mental and physical stress. they were fighting for their lives, our lives, ourfreedoms and our democracies. they are my role models. prince harry said he was excited to have the next competition here with the river rhine as the backdrop. he couldn't wait to hear the crowd's roar, feel the adrenaline of the competition and share in the laughter and happy tears. interviews, podcasts, memoirs and other personal projects aside, this expedition has been a chance for the self—exiled royals to reengage with the public on their terms. finally, here in the uk, pet theft is on the rise. if you've been a victim, you'll know the heartbreak of having a pet go missing. well, in china, where's there thought to be over 68
million people now owning cats or dogs, there's now a pet detective not too far away, ready to track down people's lost companions. michael bristow reports. this is sunjinrong, pet detective. he's on the hunt for a runaway cat that goes by the name of deedee. the treasured pet was last seen at 3:44pm. there's no time to lose. deedee's family, who live in shanghai, is moving home tomorrow. he has to be found today. mr sun started out by helping stray dogs. he has adopted some of them. translation: a lot of. the time i'm disappointed in human beings. it feels nicer to be with animals. they have brighter eyes. back on the hunt for deedee, they try to guess where the prized feline might have run off to. suddenly there is a breakthrough. a cat has been spotted
under some decking. mr sun takes a picture of the frightened animal. is it deedee? "that's him, that's him," confirms a visibly relieved owner. do you feel settled? translation: ifeel much happier as a mother. - but the drama isn't over. mr sun and his assistants spend three hours trying to extract deedee, who doesn't seem completely overjoyed to be caught. there were no such reservations at home. deedee's owner lovingly scolds the runaway cat. "where have you been? "you smell so bad! "thank you, thank you," she tells mr sun. another satisfied client for the shanghai pet detective.
we have so much more for you here. the top business stories are next. low pressure has dominated the weather story so far this week and don't expect any significant change over the next few days to come. if you see skies like this, you will know what is coming, some pretty intense, possibly thundery, downpours are likely to continue, with the winds strongest in the far south—west. why? because you are closest to the centre of the low. and on that southern flank of the low is where we will see the strongest winds, maybe gusts in excess of 30 miles an hour at times, that will drive in the bands of showers around that low pressure, just like we've seen over the last few days. so, one band of intense rain clearing the far north of scotland, another hot on its heels behind, further showers pushing
into the south—west and some of these will move further inland as we go through the afternoon. blustery winds, particularly when you get the showers, but the strongest of the winds are likely to be down around the southwest. in terms of the feel of the weather, perhaps not quite as humid as the last couple of days, a little bit fresher, 15—21 degrees generally but we might, across eastern england, once again see highs across england of 23 celsius. into the evening, the risk of some sharp, thundery downpours coming in across the channel, particularly where we have seen the warmest of the weather but the story will slowly start to change. as we move out of wednesday into thursday, our area of low pressure will drift a little bit further east, centring itself across england and wales. the isobars open up, the winds will fall a little lighter and as a result we won't see quite as many organised bands of rain. yes, we have one band moving its way through north—east england and scotland but the showers are hit and miss across england and wales.
not all of us will see them, but if you do catch one or two of them, again it could be quite potent, top temperatures 15—21 celsius. moving out of thursday into friday and the start of the weekend, that low pressure finally starts to ease away. we'll see this little ridge of high pressure building from the west, mist and fog could become more of an issue as we get into the weekend with those lighter winds, those kind of autumnal conditions, but saturday into sunday certainly a drier story. in terms of the feel of the weather, not quite as humid but nevertheless still those the temperatures peaking in the low 20s. take care.
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