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welcome to newsday, reporting live from singapore, i'm suranjana tewari. the headlines: standing together — world leaders at the g7 summit call for unity to help ukraine defeat russia. we have to stay together. yes — we have to stay together. yes it _ we have to stay together. yes it is _ we have to stay together. yes. it is what putin has been counting on from beginning, that somehow nato and the g7 would splinter, but we haven't, and we aren't going to. in ukraine, residents reel from the latest act of russian aggression, as kyiv is struck by a barrage of missiles. at least four people are killed, after a wooden grandstand collapsed at a bullfighting festival in colombia.
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# i'm coming out. # i want the world to know. and, diana ross helps bring the first glastonbury festival for three years to a glorious close. live from our studio in singapore, this is bbc news. it's newsday. . it's 8am in singapore and 2am in germany, where leaders from the g7 group of nations have held their first day of talks in what will be a key week for diplomacy over the war in ukraine. borisjohnson says ukraine should not be forced into a peace settlement with russia, if that means losing territory.
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and president biden has been calling for western unity to hold, to defeat russia. our political editor chris mason reports from bavaria in germany. the leaders of the world paul mcgregor is gathered to find out what to do next with ukraine, they begin out what to do next with ukraine, they begin by out what to do next with ukraine, they begin by mocking president putin. the canadian prime minister suggest they should the russian leader, by riding bareback on a horse, like he has done, but beyond the drugs there is an emphasis on the approach, on how much and for how long ukraine should be helped. the uk insists it must be in 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 make it work, you've got to have really, really honest
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discussions about the implications of what's going on. these two men look like the best of friends. it's a reunion. but in private, the prime minister emphasised to the french president any attempt to settle the conflict now with russia having stolen 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. yeah. because putin has been counting on from the beginning that somehow nato and the g7 would splinter.
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so we can't let this aggression take the form it has and get away with it. the fundamental truth for all of the leaders here is the democratic pressures that 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 opponents, president putin, who does not. 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, the g7. my colleague shaun ley is in bavaria where the g7 leaders have been meeting. he told me more about what they have been discussing. a new plan to counter china's growing influence. i have one idea, one quite powerful idea they have.
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remember, china, as part of its bolton road initiative it has been getting support from other countries, building connections with other parts of the world, it has been getting raw materials and resources from africa, from caribbean nations in latin america, from other parts of asia and it has been doing it by offering money, offering loans, often gives to those countries to help them divert infrastructure. which funny love also helps china to, for example, provide ports and what else will help them go forward, and provide those raw materials more efficiently, so it has been quite a self—addressed for beijing. the g7 has realised that china has stolen a march on it. it is offering the equivalent of 600 billion us dollars of financial support to countries around the world, it has invited, for example president widodo of indonesia, it has invited president modi of india, and other countries to come to the
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barrier. they will be talking with the g7 leaders on monday about things like energy and about things like energy and about global food security, and about global food security, and about these partnership arrangements. theme of this g7 summit is partnership in a just world, creating circumstances in which everyone benefits, maybe even that is an acknowledgement that sometimes the g7 has lectured the rest of the g7 has lectured the rest of the world, not understood and listened enough. tomorrow, they will be listening. we'll see if there are further initiatives as a of that.— as a of that. and it is a balancing _ as a of that. and it is a balancing act - as a of that. and it is a balancing act for - as a of that. and it is a balancing act for some j as a of that. and it is a - balancing act for some the leaders. what are we expecting to happen on day two of the summit? fix, to happen on day two of the summit?— to happen on day two of the summit? �* ., ., , summit? a lot of the focus will be on ukraine _ summit? a lot of the focus will be on ukraine yet _ summit? a lot of the focus will be on ukraine yet again. - summit? a lot of the focus will be on ukraine yet again. the . be on ukraine yet again. the irony of that is that ukraine wasn't even on the agenda today but somehow it ended up dominating proceedings because of what we call the bilateral meetings. we saw of what we call the bilateral meetings. we sanoe biden and
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and chancellor scholz, the host here in chris mason's report. we saw emmanuel macron and borisjohnson. both of we saw emmanuel macron and boris johnson. both of those meetings they talked about ukraine. they are worried. they are worried that while the political leaders have hung together, at some point some of the nations are going to say, we are making big sacrifices because of the sanctions emotionally can't get oil, we can't get gas, we certainly can't get gas, we certainly can't get gas, we certainly can't get it this deeply, we can't get it this deeply, we can't get it this deeply, we can't get grain out of ukraine. prices are going up and we are hurting. we are willing to take our share of the pain if it brings a war to an end more quickly, if the sanctions biting on russia get it to pull out of ukraine. if the ukranian suffer less. at one point do the population say to the leaders, enough already, reduce the pressure on us, we can't afford the pain. there is no gain. it is about bringing the war to the end. that is what worries. tomorrow, president zelensky will be speaking via video link and he will be
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trying to put more steel in the backbone the g7. and in ukraine, the capital city kyiv has suffered intense attacks —more than a dozen missile strikes, launched by russia — the most sustained barrage in months. it happened hours after president zelensky warned that the war is entering a difficult phase. a nine—storey residential building in one district was damaged during the strike. one person was killed and five injured, including a 7—year—old girl. our correspondent nick beake reports. 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 are in the firing line. a residential block in the centre of kyiv smouldering, ripped apart. inside, rescuers reach a young girl, pinned down by debris. they manage to bring
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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. 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. we find two residents trying to take it all in. 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. elena asks, "just tell me why they are doing this to us". these flats are near to an ammunition factory that was hit in april and could have been the intended target today.
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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 raging in the east of the country, but russia has renewed its effort to strike fear and pain at the heart of ukraine's capital. nick beake, bbc news, kyiv. a wooden stand has collapsed during a bullfighting festival in colombia, killing at least four people. local media reports that at least 500 others were injured. the incident happened in the city of espinal, if during a traditional corraleja event, when members of the public are encouraged into the ring to engage the bulls. one animal escaped spreading fear in the surrounding area. colombia's president—elect, gustavo petro, has criticised the nature of the event, saying local authorities should no longer organise activities in which animals or people get
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killed. forensic experts in south africa are trying to determine what caused the deaths of 22 young people in a nightclub in the city of east london. police have ruled out a crush and say the partygoers may have ingested a toxic substance. most of the dead were teenagers. our southern africa correspondent 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 remains far from clear. officers 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 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. 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
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a toxic substance. shingai nyoka, bbc news. you're watching newsday on the bbc. still to come on the programme: # ba by love. the legendary glastonbury festival comes to a close. china marked its first day of rule in hong kong with a series of spectacular celebrations. a huge fireworks display was held in the former colony. the chinese president, jiang zemin, said unification was the start of a new era for hong kong. the world's first clone has been produced of an adult mammal. scientists in scotland have produced a sheep called dolly that was cloned in a laboratory using a cell from another sheep. for the first time in 20 years, russian and american spacecraft have docked in orbit
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at the start of a new era of cooperation in space. tennis balls thwack cheering and applause challenger powered past the bishop rock lighthouse at almost 50 knots, shattering a record that had stood for 3h years, and there was no hiding the sheer elation of richard branson and his crew. this is newsday on the bbc. i'm suranjana tewari in singapore. our headlines: standing together — world leaders at the g7 summit call for unity to help ukraine defeat russia. in ukraine, residents reel from the latest act of russian aggression, as kyiv is struck by a barrage of missiles.
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the impact of the war on ukraine's children is ever more apparent. homes, schools and hospitals damaged or destroyed. water, power and food supplies affected the separation of families. in the four months since russia invaded, aid agencies say at least two children have been killed every day, and two thirds of ukraine's children have been displaced from their homes. 5.2 million children are in need of humanitarian assistance, that's according to the un. many children remain in areas of intense conflict, like the eastern part of ukraine, and the donbas region, as our international correspondent orla guerin has seen in eastern ukraine. there is a sense of permanence to the war here now. no more talk of quick victories. instead, a landscape of conflict and constant
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vigilance. and a vision of the future down the barrel of a gun. this is timor. just eight years old. we found him manning his own checkpoint, with a group of friends, armed with toy guns. keeping watch from morning till evening. flagging down cars. on the look out for russian infiltrators. they ask for ids and a password. this is their war effort. and timor, what do you know about the war that is happening in ukraine? "i know we are killing them
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and they are killing us", he says. are you scared because of the war? "very much". what is the most scary thing? "that they might come here." with front lines not far away, the danger is all too real. just ask this boy, who is 12. "we know that russia invaded our country", he tells me. "of course our army is destroying the occupiers. "so they can't reach all of us." regulars can pass freely, but they try to stop everyone else. the war they see around them is not a game. and this is not playtime. childhood here is another casualty of the invasion.
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orla guerin, bbc news, eastern ukraine. a bbc investigation has exposed a human trafficking network smuggling disabled children to from tanzania to kenya. many are taken from their parents with the promise of a better life. instead, the children are forced to beg on the streets, often for years, while their captors take all of the profits. bbc africa eye helped one victim escape. njeri mwangi reports from nairobi. for from nairobi. more than a year, i've been investigating for more than a year, i've been investigating the cruel trade investigating the cruel trade in disabled beggars from tanzania to canyon. on the streets of nairobi, there are hundreds of disabled children begging. thanks kenya. i soon realised many of them are being watched. this boy makes eye
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contact with his mind and, within seconds, he is taken away. oh, my gosh. i met dozens of beggars during my investigation. their stories were heartbreaking. this is farah. when i met him, he had been enslaved by traffickers almost half his life. he was making the equivalent of $6,000 us per year but his captors took it all. he told me the traffickers cut off all contact with his family. we staked out the area where farah and others like him were being held. oh, my goodness. this is another one. injust 15 minutes, we saw dozens of kids being sent off to bed. ,, . .,, , ., to bed. since last year, the numbers — to bed. since last year, the numbers have _ to bed. since last year, the numbers have increased i to bed. since last year, thel numbers have increased and especially in nairobi and you see them, they are so vulnerable, the kids, exposing them to every danger out there on the way they are kept, its
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inhumane. i on the way they are kept, it's inhumane-— on the way they are kept, it's inhumane. ., ., ~ ., ., inhumane. i wanted to know what the families _ inhumane. i wanted to know what the families in _ inhumane. i wanted to know what the families in tanzania _ inhumane. i wanted to know what the families in tanzania had - the families in tanzania had been told. i travelled there and metjournalist florence and met journalist florence majani, and metjournalist florence majani, who told me traffickers target the poorest families, promising their children a better life.— promising their children a better life. ~ .,, ., ., better life. most of them are livin: in better life. most of them are living in poor. _ better life. most of them are living in poor, poor- better life. most of them are | living in poor, poor conditions and then comes this chance of some other people taking them sometimes to nairobi and then they are supported, they will come back one day with some money. come back one day with some mone . �* . , come back one day with some mone . �* ., , , come back one day with some mone . �* . , , , money. but the reality is very different- _ money. but the reality is very different. florence _ money. but the reality is veryj different. florence introduced me to a family who gave their disabled child up to traffickers back in 2017. kuro was nine years old and hasn't been seen since. it's taken a terrible toll on her mother. backin back in nairobi, farah eventually told us that he gets
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regularly beaten by his as if he doesn't make enough money. we immediately alerted nairobi police. officers launched a series of raids. in one property, they found a young child and five people held in a windowless room. two men were arrested and charged with human trafficking. they deny the allegations. farah was finally free. i told allegations. farah was finally free. itold him not allegations. farah was finally free. i told him not to be afraid. a few months later, farah is being supported in a care home until he can return to his family. njeri mwangi, bbc news. if you want to see more of that africa eye investigation, you can find the full film on the bbc news africa youtube page. it's emerged that the prince of wales accepted donations for his charitable projects of up to 3 million euros
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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. our royal correspondent jonny dymond has the details. around 3 million euros were donated in three chunks, all of it in cash, in euros and banknotes. all of it in cash, in euros itself, in banknotes. at least twice handed over, once apparently in the carrier bag from a top—end food store, another time, apparently in a suitcase handed directly to prince charles. from his office, his office and residence, clarence house, no denial at all of the core of the story. some quibbling over some the details and acknowledgement in a statement that yes,
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it says the former qatari prime minister did make a donation to prince charles but immediately into a charity account and appropriate checks were made on the donation where it came from to make sure that it fitted in with all governance rules of the charities. but the problem for the prince is not that any of this is suggested to be illegal, it's not, or that any rules were broken, no—one is saying that either, but it's the fact, first of all, i suppose, that it was done as a cash donation and it's probably not the way was very large donations are made here in britain to charities, and the fact that there has always been controversy around some of the fundraising operations of prince charles's charities, and i think perhaps most importantly, the fact that one person made such a sizeable donation to prince charles's charities and the concern that some will people have is that that gives that person undue influence over the heir to the throne, the man who will be king. let's bring you the latest on a developing story in the uk — a house in birmingham in central
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england has been destroyed by an explosion. it's unclear what caused the blast but there are reports of casualties, and residents nearby have been evacuated from their homes. one man is in for other people were treated at the scene with minor injuries. it's thought three properties adjoining the house have been significantly damaged. this year's glastonbury festival closed with kendrick lamar and diana ross taking top billing on the pyramid stage, sunday afternoon. our culture editor katie razzall reports from worthy farm in somerset on what the return of glastonbury has meant. # baby love, my baby love, i need ya, oh how i...# glastonbury is going out on a high. early at the legends slot, diana ross pumped out hit after hit. # white shirt now red, my bloody nose...# and history has been made at the festival by the youngest ever solo headliner, billie eilish. # heyjude, don't make it bad...# and the oldest,
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sir paul mccartney, whose 36—song set last night included a nearly 5—minute singalong to heyjude. crowd: # nah nah nah na-na-na-nah #. - and some special guest appearances. mr bruce springsteen! # glory days...# # everybody had a hard year # everybody had a good time #. there was even a much missed beatle, 42 years after his death. seeing john again. we are back together. with 100 performance stages, glastonbury is about so much more than the headline acts. this festival celebrates creativity, imagination, and inclusivity with a good dose of �*change
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the world' thrown in. we will not let russia's war break us. whether it is an address by ukraine's president. climate! or climate change activist greta thunberg. so many women and so many girls are going. to die because of this. or the outrage expressed by stars like olivia rodrigo about the recent us supreme court decision on roe v wade, politics is never far away. we're not closed off from the world here. we're not about escapism. enjoying ourselves, coming together. in turkey, police have stopped is plasma in pride event and dozens have been detained. people are hoping to start a small parade before police arrived and broke up the event. this is the eighth year running pride has been banned. certain areas of the city cordoned off and public transport stopped. critics have linked the band to anti— lgbt attitudes in the erdogan administration but authority so they are trying to maintain public safety. the last pride parade was in 2014
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with more than 100,000 participants. this is all the time we have. do stay with bbc world news. hello. even with the weekend's rain in the west, it's been a rather dry month so far across most parts of the country. but if i show you the rainfall animation for this week, notice how it mounts up across these western areas, the colours deepening. it's here where we could see anything between 40—80 mm of rain, more especially around the hills and the coast. some eastern areas where so far thisjune, we've seen onlyjust over a quarter of our normal rainfall, not a huge amount is expected at all. although there's still a chance we could see a bit more towards the south—east corner through the middle part of the week. the reason, well, areas of low pressure are going to come in off the atlantic and then stall before working northwards, as this one did from sunday, leaving a trailing
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weather front to take us into monday, which will produce sunshine and showers working their way eastwards, but much lighter winds than we saw through the weekend. so, this is how we start the day, the commuting temperatures somewhere between 11—13 degrees, not desperately cold out there. but a line of cloud and showery rain western england, eastern wales to begin with, maybe just in the south—east of scotland, too. that trundles its way eastwards through the day, fragmenting even more, but it does mean sunnier skies develop in its wake. just a few showers dotted around, not as many as we saw in the weekend, so western areas much, much brighter compared with sunday, though winds not as strong. still a noticeable breeze, though, coming infrom the south—west, and it's a slightly cooler direction for some of you compared with what we saw for the weekend, especially in the east of the country, but actually with more sunshine, lighter winds in the west, it should feel a touch warmer. temperatures 7—21, around we should be. early peak in the pollen levels in east anglia, the south—east, and then a later peak of the west. and of course monday sees the start of wimbledon. cloudy skies to begin with, brightening up, you could just see a few spots of rain around lunch time, but mostly dry through the day.
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mostly dry into the evening and overnight, across eastern areas, but the next batch of wet and windy weather pushes in through northern ireland and towards the west. keeping temperatures here in teens for one or two, but a chillier night in the eastern half of the country, 5—6 degrees in rural areas to start tuesday. so this is the next area of low pressure for tuesday, coming up out of the atlantic and stalling. the winds blowing up the weatherfront, so it doesn't move a great deal. it will clear away from northern ireland during the morning, but will will linger across parts of central, south—western scotland, wales and push into the western fringes of england. brighter skies in the west later, always dry and brighter through central—eastern england, where it will be a bit warmer, 24 degrees the potential high. overall, though, temperatures around average for the time of year. more rain in the north and west, driest in the south and east.
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this is bbc news. we will have the headlines and all the main news stories at the top of the hour, straight after this programme. hello and welcome to the media show. now, the uk's media regulator ofcom has published a major review of what the bbc does, particularly focussed on three areas — how the bbc deals with complaints, how the bbc approaches impartiality and how the bbc defines the services that it offers people in the uk. needless to say, how the bbc takes the advice
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