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13/07/2016

Morning news and current affairs. Including Sports Desk, Yesterday in Parliament, Weather and Thought for the Day.

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Wed 13 Jul 2016 06:00

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0650

In three weeks the British Olympic team in Rio de Janeiro will be hoping - but not necessarily expecting - to match the 65 medals achieved in London in 2012. Rob Bonnet reports from the United London Aquatic Centre.

0655

A record number of hate crimes has been prosecuted by the Crown Prosecution Service. Alison Saunders is director of public prosecutions at the Crown Prosecution Service.

0710

Labour’s NEC decided last night that Jeremy Corbyn will be included on the forthcoming leadership ballot, even without nominations from his MPs. James Schneider is Momentum’s national organiser and Margaret Hodge is the MP who brought the vote of no confidence in Jeremy Corbyn.

0720

Military housing is so bad that some soldiers are living in buildings with sewage leaking out of the pipes, according to the findings of a report released today by MPs on the Public Accounts Committee. Today’s Sima Kotecha reports.

0730

By tomorrow David Cameron will no longer be prime minister. Nick Robinson spent last night in Westminster where preparations were being made for the transfer of power.

0740

The conventional account of Van Gogh’s notorious injury is that he cut off the bottom part of his ear and gave it to a prostitute called Rachel, but according to Bernadette Murphy, he actually cut off almost the entire ear, and the woman he gave it to was a maid called Gabrielle. Bernadette Murphy is author of Van Gogh’s Ear: The True Story.

0750

Doctors and other healthcare staff in England are being told they must treat sepsis with the same urgency as a suspected heart attack. Melissa Mead’s son, William, died of Sepsis and Professor Saul Faust is chair of the NICE group that developed the new guidelines.

0810

Labour’s NEC decided last night that Jeremy Corbyn will be included on the forthcoming leadership ballot, even without nominations from his MPs.

0820

Theresa May will be prime minister by the end of the day. What sort of premiership will hers be? Chris Grayling is Theresa May’s campaign manager and leader of the House of Commons.

0830

Labour’s NEC decided last night that Jeremy Corbyn will be included on the forthcoming leadership ballot, even without nominations from his MPs. John McDonnell is the shadow chancellor.

0835

On the day that the UK announces its athletics team for the Rio de Janeiro, most Olympic athletes who've been selected say they will be travelling to Brazil, despite concerns about the Zika virus and birth defects in babies. The BBC’s Wyre Davies reports from the Olympic City and we speak live to Trudie Lang, leader of the Global Health Network at the University of Oxford.

0840

What will Brexit mean for big infrastructure projects and the 400,000 engineering and construction workers estimated to be needed for projects already in the pipeline? President of the Institution of Civil Engineers, Sir John Armitt, is setting up a group to advise the Cabinet Office on the concerns of the construction sector on the effect of leaving the EU. 

0850

Being the artistic director of the National Theatre is one of the biggest and hardest jobs in the arts - a job that Rufus Norris has done for just over a year. The BBC’s Arts editor Will Gompertz reports.

0855

The Camerons and their staff are leaving Downing Street. The May team moves in on the very same day. What’s that changeover like? What goes on behind the scenes? Peter Hunt is the BBC’s royal correspondent and Lord Wood is former adviser to Gordon Brown.

 

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