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 BCFM Drivetime 
 Brexit: ‘Serious divergence’ in talks threatens no deal, EU warns
 Weekly Program
 Bristol Broadband Co-operative  
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First hour: news review: with new Conservative Councillor for Westbury-on-Trym and Henleaze Steve Smith - Steve's work in the South Gloucestershire NHS. Different 'gangs' of councillors and officers who try to pull the wool over councillors eyes. Why mayor Marvin Rees refuses to appear on this show. No democratic accountability. Hillsborough enquiry: Chief Constable David Duckenfield to face manslaughter charges. Freemason link to Hillsborough cover-up investigated by police watchdog. Independent Police Complaints Commission probes relationship between secret society and former senior police officers - Hillsborough police chief to face manslaughter trial. Judge lifts bar on prosecuting David Duckenfield. Former South Yorkshire chief superintendent faces 95 charges. Four other men to face criminal trial. Prince William embarks on first ever royal visit to Israel and Palestinian Territories. Both sides eager to welcome British royal at time when Palestinians have written off Trump administration’s role in peace process. But Abbas is a puppet, William's not talking to Hamas, the elected Palestinian government. Stunning garden of poppies opens in Bristol to commemorate centenary of end of World War One. It contains more than 100 varieties of the flower - the most ever believed to have been grown in the same place. WW1 'disrespectful' artwork to be reinstated on Bristol wall. The poster includes a quote from Mr Ayles which said: "Your King and Country Need You. Cold-blooded Murder. Crimes against God and man, To Maintain the Honour and Glory of the British Empire." More than 30,000 children aged between 10 and 15 say they are in gangs as fears grow of spiralling drug crime. There are estimated to be around 70,000 youths involved with crime networks. Children are reportedly being trapped and groomed by notorious gang leaders.  According to the study criminals are using children to sell drugs in rural areas. Government figures associate drug use with the recent surge in violent crime. More than 30,000 children aged between 10 and 15 now say that they are in gangs, according to research that will fuel concerns about the country’s violent crime epidemic. Criminals are preying on young people by “taking the place of society”, Anne Longfield, the children’s commissioner, said as analysis by her office showed that a total of 70,000 youths aged up to 25 were feared to be part of a gang network. Senior police and experts have told The Times that violence is out of control and children as young as ten are being groomed by drug runners. Legalising cannabis could be ‘win-win-win’ for UK, says thinktank. Brexit: ‘Serious divergence’ in talks threatens no deal, EU warns. The 27 EU nation leaders met with Theresa May and then warned of their ‘concern’. They are angry that Theresa May prevented the ISC from questioning junior and middle-ranking MI6 and MI5 officers, which Grieve said had hampered his committee’s inquiry. The shadow attorney general, Shami Chakrabarti, said: “It is now clear from the published reports that the intelligence and security committee was denied access to individuals, severely limiting its ability to give as comprehensive a resolution to this scandal as it would have liked. “Its criticisms of ongoing inadequacies on guidance relating to torture and rendition also makes a judge-led inquiry – that the government is so keen to avoid – inescapable.”

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