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this is bbc news with the latest headlines for viewers in the uk and around the world. ukraine reels from latest act of russian aggression, as the capital kyiv is hit by multiple missile strikes. g7 leaders meeting in germany propose to invest hundreds of billions of dollars in infrastructure for the developing world. forensic experts in south africa are investigating how 22 young people died at a nightclub on sunday morning. glastonbury festival draws to a triumphant close with the final headline act kendrick lamar taking to the stage in the next hour.
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hello and welcome if you're watching in the uk or around the world. russian missiles have struck the capital of ukraine just as g7 world leaders gather in germany — and as president zelensky warned the war was entering a difficult phase. the russian strike hit a nine—storey residential building in kyiv, killing one person and injuring six others, including a seven—year—old girl. our correspondent nick beake has been at the scene. once again, ukraine's capital is under attack. explosion this video said to show the city's horizon as more russian rockets hit. and once again, civilians
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are in the firing line. a residential block in the centre of kyiv smouldering, ripped apart. screams inside, rescuers reach a young girl, pinned down by debris. they manage to bring her to safety and then take her to hospital. moments later, a ukrainian official appears outside, brandishing a russian passport, saying that one woman still trapped is originally from moscow. shortly afterwards, paramedics bring her out but her condition is not clear. whether or not this was the intended target, it's shattered the relative calm that had returned to the capital, kyiv, in recent weeks. it feels like this is vladimir putin sending his own message at a time when those g7 leaders are meeting.
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tamara says the first strike came after six in the morning and she heard four in all. i can't find the words, she explains. elaine asks, "just tell me why they are doing this to us". among those arriving to see the damage, the former boxing champion mayor of kyiv and he makes clear this is just the latest of hundreds of missiles russia has fired onto his city. i want to remind more than 300 buildings in our home town was destroyed, 220 apartment building and one of them destroyed today. these flats are near to an ammunition factory that was hit in april and could have been the intended target today. but the head of national police says they are now collecting evidence which could prove this attack was a war crime. there have been more explosions here as the day has gone on. this may be far from the fiercest fighting
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raging in the east of the country but russia has tried to strike fear and pain at the heart of ukraine's capital. nick beake, bbc news, kyiv. we canjoin we can join shaun we canjoin shaun lea who is at the g7 summit. i we can join shaun lea who is at the g7 summit-— we can join shaun lea who is at the g7 summit. . ., , ., . ., g7 summit. i am not sure how much of the als g7 summit. i am not sure how much of the alps you — g7 summit. i am not sure how much of the alps you can _ g7 summit. i am not sure how much of the alps you can see _ g7 summit. i am not sure how much of the alps you can see be _ g7 summit. i am not sure how much of the alps you can see be mind - g7 summit. i am not sure how much of the alps you can see be mind me - g7 summit. i am not sure how much of the alps you can see be mind me at. the alps you can see be mind me at this time of the night. last night we had a speck tack larne light show because campaigners for global peace had put up a giant bright display of lights in the, what british audiences would know as the cnd symbol, used by the campaign for nuclear disarmament in the uk. the leaders have finished dinner, it is what, about 10.00 in germany, leaders have finished dinner, it is what, about10.00 in germany, in leaders have finished dinner, it is what, about 10.00 in germany, in the evening, they will be enjoying their coffee andyjesstive before they head to their beds, a busy day
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tomorrow, but today, the focus very much on some of those issues over the ukraine. even though ukraine over ukraine, even though ukraine is not on the official agenda for sunday meeting, it inevitably dominated affairs, in the bilateral meetings as well that took place on the side. the theme of this conference is supposed to be progress for a just world. but what sort of justice progress for a just world. but what sort ofjustice is there for ukraine when it is under those bombardments as we saw in kyiv earlier this morning. little earlier i spoke to lord dannatt, richard dan net, a british parliamentarian who is the former professional head of the british army, i asked him whether he thought it was just a coincidence that the bombardment happened in kyiv, just hours before the leaders gathered here, in the bavarian alps. in the bavarian alps. i'm quite sure there is a very clear leak. the attacks reported overnight on kyiv bear very little current operational and tactical sense, in the context of what is going on in donbas, but put it
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in a wider strategic sense, this is very much vladimir putin's calling card, and we have to remember that the g7 was once the g8, and he is the eighth member and he's not there. so they won't have heard the shells landing in bavaria, but that is what the intention was. what prospect is there, what likelihood, that russian control of severodonetsk could mark a turning point in this war? well, this is, or should i say the russian take over of severodonetsk is the latest tactical advance by the russians, towards their more recently stated aim of wanting to get control of donetsk and luhansk provinces, and therefore the whole of the donbas region. that is now their reduced war aim, but having failed, as we all know, in that attack from belarus to kyiv, back in february and march. so their more limited war aim is to get control of donbas, and they are slowly doing so, and they are slowly doing so because they have massive superior firepower from artillery and rockets, massive superiority over the ukrainians, which is why, of course, the discussions going on in bavaria
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are so important, as indeed recent ones in nato have been, to persuade western nations to give more rocketry, artillery and much more ammunition to ukraine, so that they have a chance of some degree of parity in the artillery battle which is currently going very much in russia's way at huge cost to ukrainian fighters. we had a further announcement of sanctions here today on the export of russian gold, but in truth, if president putin is undeterred by sanctions, what more could the west do strengthen ukraine's hand, both in terms of its hand forfighting, and its potentially hand for negotiations? well, crucially, and this is why the g7 is so important at the present moment, there must be continued unity within the g7, continued unity, within the european union, continued unity within nato, that is absolutely critical. though more practically,
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as i have already suggested, more weapons, particularly long range artillery, systems that have been talked about, must be got into the hand of ukrainians as quickly as possible. but what must not happen, and i think it is extraordinarily important, is that the west puts any pressure on president zelensky to start to consider concessions towards russia. that may come at some point in the future, but it should only come if the ukrainians themselves decide they want to compromise and make concessions. the west should not be guilty of putting pressure on zelensky to offer compromise to putin himself. lord dannatt talking to me a little earlier, for those leaders who aren't in their home country, coming to germany can be something of a relief from the domestic political pressures from all the things that
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leaders have thrown at them. think for example of the president of france who is here after suffering such a serious drubbing in elections to the national assembly last week, elections that could render him a lame duck president for the remaining four—and—a—half to five years of his term in office. 0r borisjohnson the british prime minister, who as a result of two parliamentary by—election defeats last thursday is now facing renewed corus of demands for his resignation, even from some of his predecessors as leader of the british conservative party. he says he is going nowhere. the two of mehmet up on sunday, notjust to console each other over their mutual misfortunes. as chris mason explains. as chris mason explains. the leaders of the world's richest countries gather to work out what to do next about ukraine. they begin by mocking president putin. bare—chested horseback! the canadian prime minister suggests they should mimic the russian leader by riding bareback on a horse, as he has done. beyond the jokes, though,
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there are real differences of emphasis and approach here about how much and for how long ukraine should be helped. the uk insists it must be for the long haul. the prime minister, though, acknowledges some are tiring of it. i think that the pressure is there and the anxiety is there and we've got to be honest about that. the g7 has been solid and we continue to be solid. but in order to protect that unity, in order to make it work, you've got to have really, really honest discussions about the implications of what's going on. these two men look like the best of friends. a reunion of a year old, now... but in private, the prime minister emphasised to the french president any attempt to settle the conflict now, with russia having stolen
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ukrainian territory, would be a mistake. at this summit, the aim is to portray as much unity and resolve as possible as the conflict in ukraine drags on and its costs back home, not least rising prices, become more obvious. president biden in conversation with the summit�*s host, the german chancellor, stressed a sense of togetherness was imperative. we have to stay together. as putin is counting on from the beginning that somehow nato would... and the g7 would splinter and... but we haven't and we're not going to, so can't let that aggression take the form it has and get away with it. the fundamental truth for all of the leaders here is the democratic pressures they face back home from their parties and their public. borisjohnson is well aware of this, of course. this matters because the leaders have to mould and flex their views to reflect their domestic audience. unlike their opponent, president putin, who does not.
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the challenge, then, is how to stand together, how to move as one. not easy and not guaranteed in the long term. chris mason, bbc news at the g7 summit in germany. asi as i said earlier, dinner is over and they are retiring for the night. tomorrow, they have a number of things on the agenda, they are talking about something that chris mentioned there, the partnerships, they have invite add number of countries to attend, so that the president of indonesia for example. the president of south africa, prime minister modi of india are among those leaders, with the presidents of argentina and senegal who have come to attend this summit as, they be partners and they will discuss energy and climate change. with they be persuaded to adopt ambitious
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climate change reduction target, they will talk about something really important to much of the global south, and that is global food security. they have promised to take us back to ukraine, that they will find way to ensure that ukraine once more can export —— unexport its grain, potentially rotting in silos and the harvest in year not planted because so many men are off fighting the war. so some scene there's before you, of the image of the happy family, which they want the project, here, a happy, united family, but some differences will emerge, if only differences of emphasis between those who think russia must be defeated in this conflict with ukraine, fearing that otherwise russia will come back and attack somewhere else or alternatively those who argue you don't —— don't want to defeat and humiliate russia because you want it a as partner in future. the g7 used to be g. russia was part of it. now
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it isn't. and what about this other big bugbearfor the g7 nations? china? today they launched a global infrastructure partnership, in truth it was a reboot of something they tried to do a few years ago but lost attention on. this time said president biden $600 billion would be garnered from the seven country, hoping to get matching funds from the commercial world and to allow infrastructure opportunity projects to be developed in those country, so they don't always go to china, who offer them loan, with very few strings at —— attached. bayjung doesn't ask what your human rights record is like. they don't ask if you have free journalism record is like. they don't ask if you have freejournalism or competitive elections. there will be strings attacked be —— attached but the leader hope countries will look for help as they gorp the future, to the western industrial nation, not perhaps to the chinese. —— as they
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look to the future. from all of us in bavaria back to you in the studio. it's emerged that the prince of wales accepted donations for his charitable projects of up to three million euros in cash from the former prime minister of the gulf state of qatar. the sunday times has also reported some of the money was handed directly to prince charles. let's speak to our royal correspondentjonny dymond. the detail in the sunday times is start ling. as you say 3 million euros donated in three chunks, all of it in cash, in euros for itself, in banknotest a least twice handed over, once apparently in a carrier bag from a sort of top end food store, another time apparently in a
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suitcase, handed directly to prince charles, now, from his office, from what is called clarence house, which is his office and residence, no denial at all of the core of the story, some quibbleling over some of the detail, an acknowledgement, yes, the former qatary prime minister did make a donation to prince charles, that donation was put immediately into a charity account, appropriate checks were made on the donation where it came from, to make sure that it fitted in with all the governance rules of the charities but the problem for the prince, ben, is not that any of this is suggested to be illegally. it is not or any rules have been broken. no—one is saying that either but it is fact first of all that this was done as a cash donation, which is probably not the way in which very large donations are made here in britain, to charity, the fact that there has been controversy round some of the
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fundraising operations of prince charles' charities, and i think perhaps most importantly, the fact that one person made such a sizeable donation, to prince charles' charities, and the concern that some people will have is that gives that person, undue influence over the heir to the throne, the —— thrown, the man who will be king. —— the thrown. —— throne. 22 young people have been found dead in a nightclub in the port city of east london in south africa. the cause of death is not yet known — there were no injuries on the bodies and its thought there may have been a gas leak. shingai nyoka reports. the nightclub where so many young people died. police remain at the scene of the incident in which the cause of these deaths remain far from clear. 0fficers responded to distress calls at enyobeni tavern in the early hours of this morning. most of the victims were teenagers. at this stage, the parents have been
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told they have to visit the morgue to identify their children. the problem was police were trying to secure the crime scene, or preserve evidence, so they had to restrict access. of course, there were so many people there and so many people that didn't know if their children were in the nightclub at the time, so it became a bit of a... um... situation to... to stop them from entering the space. south africa's president, cyril ramaphosa, expressed his condolences to the families and called for a thorough investigation. the police have ruled out a stampede as the cause. there are suggestions that the revellers could have inhaled or ingested a toxic substance. shingai nyoka, bbc news. sport and for a full round—up, from the bbc sport centre, here's gavin. hello and thanks forjoining us. england's cricketers need 113 more runs on the final day to win the third and final test at headingly and complete a series whitewash against new zealand. another century partnership between daryl mitchell and tom blundell, theirfourth
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of the series, frustrated england at the start of day four, blundell was unbeaten on 88, as the tourists were bowled out for 326. jack leach with another five wicket haul, to go with his five in the first innings. chasing 296, england lost both openers fairly cheaply but 0llie pope and joe root have both made half centuries and will resume on monday. tennis watchers will be glued to wimbledon for the next fortnight. 2a hours from now we'll be in the thick of the action. 0n the women's side there have been different champions at each of the last five tournaments. a year after emma raducanu reached the fourth round in herfirst grand slam, the british teenager returns to the all england club with the us open title under her belt, but the home support should be realistic about her prospects. court 18 wimbledon, june 2021, and a teenager was about to step on to a rollercoaster, completely unaware. british tennis has a new star. a few days later, the nation knew about her. a few months later the world knew about her. the qualifier who became a us open
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champion, emma raducanu could hold court with anyone. then gravity kicked in. form and fitness flickered and faded. she arrives unsure of her body, few can know what she has been through. tracey austin, once a 16—year—old us open champion, is one who does. emma literally raced through about 15 levels in two—and—a—half weeks at the us open. the regular public, they don't know the ins and outs of professional tennis, they will think why can't she win wimbledon? she is still so young so let's help her out. so much has changed for raducanu. she has been unable to settle on one guiding voice. her stride has been slowed by injury — she pulled out of an event in nottingham, and there are fears over wimbledon. perhaps she is just catching up with herself. there is a big physical step up from an energy
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transferring on to the seniors and there is a period of adjustment that needs to happen, from everybody, at any point in their career will go through peaks and troughs, and how they manage it, and we are impatient for that to happen quite quickly. raducanu's new world is busy and shin. she has signed a number of big money endorsement deal, — some say too many. time on camera is time away from court, but the man who handles it told the bbc her calendar is carefully managed. the brands understand that two days after wimbledon or two days after the miami open, or two days before these tournaments you won't have access to her. i understand how people could think that it is distracting her, but, you know, i think when you see how it is laid out, it really is not the case. she has some example to follow. serena williams, the woman who has won it all, is back
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for her 21st wimbledon, herfirst before emma raducanu was born. remember she was that teenager once. and just before we go, in gee chun has won the women's pga championship, finishing the tournament 5—under. you can get more that and the rest of the day's sport on the bbc website. but that's all from us for now. the glastonbury festival is drawing to a close this evening after three days of performances, including sir paul mccartney on the pyramid stage last night, and diana ross. the final acts include kendrick lamar. earlier, i spoke to our reporter steffan powell at the festival ahead of tonight's final headline act, kendrick lamar. a moment we have elbow on the pyramid stage behind me. the iconic stage, if you look to the right, we can see here, there are people sat down having a nice time, watching elbow, it is cam and serene, that
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wasn't the case when paul mccartney wasn't the case when paul mccartney was on that stage last night. people were crammed all the way back, right up were crammed all the way back, right up to this road, all the way back up to the trees over here, to my rightlet it was busy for that set that would go down in history. how often can you bring out a few fighter in dave growl and bruce spring teen out. history was made where the oldest headline act. diana ross had the field packed out. it has been kiting here, so far at this festival. i has been kiting here, so far at this festival. ., , ., ., ., ., ., festival. i was going to ask, how do ou follow festival. i was going to ask, how do you follow a — festival. i was going to ask, how do you follow a day — festival. i was going to ask, how do you follow a day like _ festival. i was going to ask, how do you follow a day like that _ festival. i was going to ask, how do you follow a day like that but - festival. i was going to ask, how do you follow a day like that but the i you follow a day like that but the answer is with diana ross. haw you follow a day like that but the answer is with diana ross. how do ou follow answer is with diana ross. how do you follow that. _ answer is with diana ross. how do you follow that. it's _ answer is with diana ross. how do you follow that. it's a _ answer is with diana ross. how do you follow that. it's a good - answer is with diana ross. how do | you follow that. it's a good booking and the people who are here had a lovely time, it was so busy here, arguably ben, whisper it possibly busierfor diana ross arguably ben, whisper it possibly busier for diana ross than arguably ben, whisper it possibly busierfor diana ross than paul mccartney but we can't tell for sure but it was on the same levels. following on tonight, elbow playing
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at the moment, they will do their song on a day like this but tonight it's the american grammy award winning kendrick lamar who will be headlining this stage and finishing off the pyramid stage which had billie eilish starting it as the youngest headlining act and kendrick lamarfinishing off. elsewhere you have the pet shop boys, they are headlining the other stage, to bring this festival to a close and people have been desperate for this, 2019 was the last time before this year's festival. people stood in this field, listening to music, cheering and singing. they have been desperate to have a good time and they certainly have.— they certainly have. briefly they have waited _ they certainly have. briefly they have waited three _ they certainly have. briefly they have waited three years - they certainly have. briefly they have waited three years for - they certainly have. briefly they| have waited three years for this, what is the atmosphere like as it comes to a close, are they sad it is coming to an end or happy it could happen? coming to an end or happy it could ha en? ., , ,y coming to an end or happy it could hauen? ~ happen? happy it happened i think. peole, happen? happy it happened i think. people. monday _ happen? happy it happened i think. people, monday morning, - happen? happy it happened i think. people, monday morning, is - happen? happy it happened i think. people, monday morning, is when i happen? happy it happened i think. i people, monday morning, is when the sadness might kick in but there is still plenty of hours left and it goes on into the wee small hour, once the acts finish the dance tents
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kick in so people will party as long as they can before the reality of work and life kick back in and they have to get on coaches and trains and go back to normality, so soaking in every last second of it. in turkey, police have stopped istanbul's pride event and dozens of people have been detained. the organisers managed to read a statement and start a small parade before the police arrived and broke up the event. this is the eight year running pride has been banned. certain areas of the city had been cordened off and public transport stopped. critics have linked the ban to anti—lgbt attitudes in president erdogan�*s administration, but authorities say they're just trying to maintain public safety. it was 2014 when the last pride event took place with over 100,000 participants.
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you're watching bbc news. hello there. with low pressure in charge today, it's been a fairly unsettled day, blustery across the board and, of course, some of us have seen cloud and outbreaks of rain. you can see this swirl of cloud and rain on the satellite and radar picture from earlier. drier and brighter towards the south and east. now, over the next few days, that area of low pressure does clear away, but the next area of low pressure is hot on its heels and we're going to see further changeable and unsettled weather to come. so what can we expect this week? well, there will be rain and showers at times, particularly in the north and west. not a total wash—out, some sunshine, the best of it to be found in the south and east. breezy at times, with temperatures close to average for the time of year. so, here's how it looks as we go overnight into monday. we've got that band of showery rain gradually working its way east, some showers following on behind it.
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ahead of it, though, a largely dry picture with some clear spells. temperatures not falling too far, in the double figures for most. potential for one or two showers just to feed into the south and east in the early hours. so, monday starts off with that band of showery rain over in the west. it works its way eastwards through the day. could be some heavy bursts of rain in there. if you catch one of those showers, it has the potential to be heavy, possibly thundery. drier and brighter behind it, although turning cloudier for northern ireland later in the day with some rain to come. and of course, wimbledon kicks off on monday. potential for one or two showers to begin, but as the day wears on, becoming drier with some good spells of sunshine and temperatures in the low 20s. now, we saw that cloud and rain pushing into northern ireland. that's associated with that next area of low pressure. and as we move into tuesday, it edges eastwards. it doesn't make great inroads, though, so for northern and western areas, it's a fairly soggy picture. behind it, seeing a mixture of sunny spells and showers for northern ireland. ahead of it is largely dry with some sunny spells, the best of the brightness to be found over in the south and east. here's where we'll see temperatures at a maximum of around 23 celsius,
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but generally sitting in the mid to high teens. as we move overnight, tuesday into wednesday, we see those weather fronts work their way further east. so for wednesday, we'll see lighter winds than tuesday, with a mixture of sunny spells and scattered showers. again, if you see one of those showers, they do have the potential to be heavy, but some sunny spells coming through in between. the temperatures, 17 in aberdeen, 2a degrees celsius, though, for parts of east anglia. bye— bye.
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hello, this is bbc news with me, ben boulos. the headlines — russian cruise missiles strike the ukrainian capital, kyiv, causing large explosions. one person is killed. 0n the first day of the g7 summit in germany, a commitment to mobilise $600 billion for global infrastructure programmes in developing countries by 2027. the prince of wales accepted a suitcase containing a million euros in cash from a former qatari prime minister, according to the sunday times. there is no suggestion the payments were illegal. and at least 21 people are reported dead at a nightclub in the south african city of east london. now on bbc news, it's time for our world.


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