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08/10/2016

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

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Sat 8 Oct 2016 07:00

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0710

Senior Republicans have condemned obscene comments Donald Trump made about women in a 2005 videotape. In the video, posted by the Washington Post, Mr Trump is heard telling TV host Billy Bush "you can do anything" to women "when you're a star". Jon Sopel is BBC’s North America Editor.

0715

Jeremy Corbyn has completed a reshuffle of his shadow cabinet, giving Deputy Tom Watson the culture brief and bringing back several MPs who quit in protest at his leadership this summer. Tom Bateman is BBC’s political correspondent.

0720

Aid agencies have launched fundraising appeals to help people in Haiti left homeless by Hurricane Matthew. The death toll has soared to 842. Kate Corrigan is a nurse who’s leading the relief efforts for charity Innovating health international.

0730

The UKIP MEP, Mike Hookem, has denied punching his colleague, Steven Woolfe, during an altercation at the European Parliament. Roger Helmer is UKIP MEP for the East Midlands.

0739

In this week's Meet the Author Jim Naughtie talks to Alan Johnson MP about social class, ambition and political leadership - all themes in his latest autobiography, The Long and Winding Road.

0750

The pound was pummelled in the currency markets yesterday in Asian trading, with traders blaming concerns over Brexit and a flash crash in the pound that hit the market. Linda Yueh is fellow in economics at Oxford University and Mike Cherry is national chairman of the federation for small businesses.

0810

Senior Republicans have condemned obscene comments Donald Trump made about women in a 2005 videotape. In the video, posted by the Washington Post, Mr Trump is heard telling TV host Billy Bush "you can do anything" to women "when you're a star". Shaun McCutcheon is Republican donor and a delegate for Alabama at the Republican convention.

0820

Scotland Yard is considering whether to launch a criminal investigation into claims the Independent Police Complaints Commission deliberately suppressed evidence. Danny Shaw is BBC’s Home Affairs Correspondent.

0834

The International Olympic Committee is hosting its first post-Olympic summit today - focusing on the WADA system. The IOC says the point of the Olympic Summit is to “discuss some principles for a more robust, more efficient and more independent worldwide anti-doping system.  Travis Tygart is the CEO of the U.S Anti-Doping Agency. Owen Gibson is Guardian chief sports correspondent.

0843

Jeremy Corbyn's shadow ministers have defended his Cabinet reshuffle, after he was accused of promoting little-known allies over more experienced MPs. Emily Thornberry is shadow foreign secretary.

0852

Four of the country's biggest business organizations are calling on the government to set out a road map for how it intends to consult firms about the impact of Brexit and to pledge to deliver barrier free access to the single market. Carolyn Fairbairn is director general of the Confederation of British Industry - the CBI. 

0855

 US reality TV star Kim Kardashian West was robbed at gunpoint at a luxury residence in Paris by armed robbers dressed as police officers. But since then she has not received only sympathy but criticism too. Celia Walden is a journalist who once interviewed Kim Kardashian and Sarah Ditum is a journalist for the New Statesman.

 

 

 

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