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this is date of a new news line from the cold and bids farewell to the popular liberal american who died monday after being stabbed at a charity event. mourners remember a couple of down the bitch whose murder sent shock waves around europe is being laid to rest in the city where he was born and wake up and also coming up. the death toll from a gas pipeline explosion in mexico rises to sixty six the blaze north of mexico city engulfed people who gathered to fill up containers with fuel. plants millions
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of women around the world take to the streets to protest inequality but controversy is threatening to overshadow this is annual women's watch. i'm rebecca riches welcome to the program leading figures from poland and the european union are in dance today paying their respects to the city's like may pub will move it was fatally stabbed while on stage at a charity event last sunday the murder of the liberal politician is believed to have been politically motivated at a time of it is it remembered for his civic engagement and for his willingness to speak up for what he believed in. not even the cover innocent midis church could provide enough space for the mourners and get done sq thousands lined the streets to pay their respects to puddle of the move of their former mayor under
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a man who embodied liberal values at a time of political run code in poland some whipped as they watch the service on specially erected big screens amid the solo there was fear for the future. it's very sad that we come together here under these circumstances we can to lower society to be divided the assassination last sunday shoulders exactly where that leads. and he had to take a stand against aggression in our society and because they want to honor the men who was our mayor for twenty years. that they were going to just for this. is rife with aggression nationalism and then if i see it every day. inside the church the polish prime minister looked on as the archbishop of danske echoed the calls for unity seeing the move which is death was a bell calling for alarm. the presence of european council president and ex polish
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prime minister donald tusk himself a dime's native was a reminder to the to move which is continued belief in the european union. he was a good done a poll but also a european who believed in european values above all freedom and solidarity. pavel at the moment was laid to rest on saturday in the city in whose service he had spent his life many hope that his violent death allegedly at the hands of a political opponent will prove a catalyst in healing the country's divisions. our correspondent monica. and sent us this from the memorial the funeral in the di schools a moving event for thousands of poles they are still in shock after the brutal attack on the popular mayor part of the mob which they see it as an act of political revenge made possible by political divisions in. the hay to it which
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is the politicians and the media the presence of seen your peon politicians shows that this is not a local problem but something that affects much of europe the message is that deep divisions bring risks it is up to the media and to the political establishment to make sure that existing divisions don't grow even more. when turning to mexico now where officials say at least sixty six people have died and dozens more have been injured after a fuel pipeline exploded but disaster happened about one hundred kilometers north of mexico city residents from the town of. work collecting fuel from an illegally tapped pipeline when it exploded in a huge fireball. the blaze has been put out but rescue services are continuing to examine the site. forensics covering the burnt remains after the deadly explosion that has left those affected in shock and the whole country devastated many people
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are still missing. my brother was there when the explosion happened and nobody saw it he came and sure not we don't have any information about him. a large group had gathered unable to resist the temptation of free gasoline the fuel was spraying from a pipeline connected to a nearby refinery run by paramedics mexico state run petroleum company crowd soon came to fill their pails and jerry cans. a couple of hours later an explosion and fireball engulfed the scene witnesses said many of the victims were covered with flames as they ran for their lives. for now it's not clear what triggered the explosion but a single spark is all that it takes. there were hundreds of people collecting gasoline which was coming out of the pipe on the one hand they
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needed it but it was also bad judgment. we know the risks of gasoline it is very explosive. the tragedy comes just weeks after mexico's newly inaugurated president and the race manuel lopez obrador launched a crackdown on theft from the country's vast network of fuel pipelines visiting the scene he vowed to press ahead with that policy. is because you know that may be unfortunately what this shows is that we have to end this practice which is led to this tragedy. the government says thieves often driven by poverty drilled thousands of illegal taps last year those taps often lead to fires and loss of life though this tragedy is the deadliest in recent yes. now to some of the other stories making news around the world thousands of hunger ariens have come out across the country to protest prime minister viktor orban government they're furious about a new labor law allowing employees to ask workers to do up to four hundred hours of
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overtime a year critics say the law effectively introduces a six day work week. french police have again clashed with so-called yellow vests protesters in paris security forces used tear gas and water cannons against demonstrators hurling rocks and bottles it's the tenth consecutive weekend of anti-government protest in france president emmanuel macron has launched a nationwide listening to a to address the protesters grievances. rescuers in spain have begun drilling a tunnel in a bid to rescue a two year old boy who's been trapped in a well for six days the child fell down an unmarked well shaft near the city of malaga nearly a week ago but until now conditions were not favorable to begin drilling well across the globe millions of women have been taking to the streets to protest against inequality violence against women and sexual harassment the women's march began two years ago in washington the day after donald trump's ignore gratian but
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this year the u.s. movement has been overshadowed by controversy our reporter far alex forrest whiting joins me in the studio alex time thanks for joining me so where people been protesting today well in at least thirty countries around the world and we're going see pictures now of the u.s. where. that's been in washington with the very first much was held in twenty seventeen and as you said it was just a day after president trump was sworn in and as well as some much against activist this year have said that the democrats are also a chance to say the demonstrations are also a chance to celebrate the wins women had in the congressional elections this year and they were proud about that and on social media. got pictures of a march in the zambian capital lusaka they were shouting justice for women and there was also a big turnout in central london where women have been demonstrating against a variety of issues including austerity measures which they say unfairly impact
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women so really a global event again this year but it's not been so straightforward in the u.s. this year no that's right there's been a big controversy actually about those involved in the official women's much those at the very top and one woman in particular who is accused of being anti semitic she's called to make a mockery and she's the co-chair of the movement she's been criticized for having links with the very controversial leader of the nation of islam louis farrakhan and now he has a history of making anti-semitic and homophobic remarks but as well is that in a t.v. interview to make a mallory was also criticized for refusing to refer israel's right to exist now but has calls huge anger within the u.s. not just within we women but also with men and it's been so toxic that there have been splits within this march other ones have been set up and even a counter demonstrations have been held in various cities across the u.s.
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and anger about this now the global march for those involved in that to distance themselves from this saying that you know they don't want to be tarred with this brush it's nothing to do with them so i think it has been very difficult for those involved in the washington marches in particular it sounds like an art thank you alex for coming in and sharing that with us. time for some sport now on this saturday bonus league games are done and dusted so let's take a look at the results in the late game dortmund held on to a six point lead at the top of the table by beating live bucks not past leverkusen mind speech to go out and frankfurt dominated fribourg dose of dos downed. braman one against hanover by in munich bate hoffenheim on friday night and on sunday at nuremberg will take on head to berlin while shelter battle will stud. and in motorsports nick schumacher the son of seven time formula one world champion
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michael schumacher has joined ferrari's academy the move would see him link up with the team where his father became a legend of the sport as part of the training programme he'll take part in for ferrari's pre-season testing. oh no. it's the most successful name in motor sport makar is well on the way to following in the footsteps of his illustrious father michael. liked at the junior schumacher started out in karting he raced under his mother's maiden name in an attempt to avoid any unwelcome attention but by the time he arrived in formula for the first level in single feature racing everyone knew who he was two years in that series were followed by a season in formula three and with its european formula three title breaking through with the premier team becoming famous in his own right. zoltan globe usually it's unbelievable when you think this is just for me i'm somehow
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a bit ok i'm not used to it and. this season make sure america will compete in formula two with premier known for its links to ferrari. that's the frame for our each team with which father michael won five of his seven formula one world titles success sparks were sleeping giants of motor sports and was a door stripped by the team's legendary fans of course with the shoe macca name comes pressure even though his manager has for years been trying to keep that in check. minus from my point of view obviously i must ask that people don't set their expectations too high state and most moment at the moment he has so much to learn that it's really a question of gaining experience on the race track and putting the media attention to one side. all roads point to make sure macas eventual progression for formula one and the sport father michael dominated. these fans
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hoping success runs in the genes. only italian city of metairie has kicked off its year as the european capital of culture once one of italy's poorest cities metairie is in the midst of a tourist and is poised to play host to a variety of cultural events in twenty nine taking at the core of the city's turnaround have been its ancient cave homes once said to ride a national disgrace and our feeling and many were in a sense. materie marked the beginning of a tenure as europe's capital of culture with the ny times celebration today the city of sixty thousand residents is best known for its ancient cave dwelling. but in the past material had a reputation for high levels of extreme poverty located in an economically backward part of italy materials rates of infant mortality used to be fifty percent. living
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conditions were cramped up until the one nine hundred sixty s. residents often lived side by side with farm animals inside the cold and caves but now there's optimism a terrorist fortunes will be pressure yes i'm hopeful that things will change now our children have long departed i hope that more jobs will be attracted. since the one nine hundred ninety s. many of material houses have been turned into holiday homes luxury hotels constructed for well heeled tourists but didn't know what tara should not turn into a kind of disneyland that would be its downfall it's a fragile city. for italy's prime minister just said picante material has become a prestige project but for the people of this ancient city it's new status as european capital of culture is an opportunity to turn the tears dream of a prosperous future into reality. well that's your news right for now more coming
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at the top of the hour and don't forget you can get all the latest news and information around the clock on our website at state of any dot com i'm rebecca races thanks for joining me. sometimes books are more exciting than real lives. raring to. go what if there's no escape. ritualised. german street. gang news on. full on some. calls.


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