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this is bbc news. the headlines at 7pm: organisers in washington say half a million people have joined a protest led by women against the new trump administration. similar marches are taking place in the uk and across the world. theresa may is expected to fly to washington next week to meet the new us president. ukip‘s candidate for the upcoming by—election in stoke—on—trent central will be the party's leader — paul nuttall. nine people have now been rescued from an italian hotel which was buried by an avalanche three days ago. 23 people are still missing. and wayne rooney becomes the all—time leading goalscorer for manchester united, with his 250th goal for the team. we'll have all the day's sport at 7:30pm. good evening.
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hundreds of thousands of people havejoined protest marches around the world on this, the first full day of donald trump's presidency. the demonstrations are to highlight women's and minority rights, which protesters say are under threat from the new administration. tens of thousands of people joined the rally in london, and other cities across the uk, but the biggest event was in washington. from there, james cook reports. washington has a long history of public protest, but even judged by those standards, this march is massive. hundreds of thousands of women and many men as well poured into the capital to make their voices heard. i came from hawaii to be here today and i'm here to represent all the people that cannot be here. i'm glad there is a lot of people who are willing to come and stand up for these things. i feel like it's important. it's not that we hate trump but we hate what he stands for.
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bigotry and racism, we will not stand for that. it gives me hope for our future. it was a really dark day when the election results came in and seeing this gives me hope that we will move forward for the better. it is clear from the scale of this march that president trump faces an enormous and perhaps impossible challenge, convincing these women and many more like them around the country that he governs for all america. he will need more than a prayer to unite the nation. mr trump and vice president mike pence started their first full day in office at church with theirfamilies. # and more, much more than this...# the new president shows no sign of compromising with his opponents as his choice of music at this inaugural ball hinted. # ..myway #. even as they danced, plans to repeal president obama's healthcare plan were
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already underway. we want to see great things happen for our country. we want to make america a great again and we will. politicians around the world are now adjusting to the new era, britain's foreign secretary give his reaction in myanmar. the new president has made it very clear that he wants to put britain at the front of the line for a new trade deal and that is extremely exciting and important. but germany's leader had what sounded like a coded warning for president trump. translation: i believe it is best if we work together based on rule of common values and joint actions on international trade and military alliances. there was less subtlety on the streets, these were the scenes in london at an anti—trump demonstration. they were reflected here in the kenyan capital, nairobi, in the australian city of sydney, and in many other places.
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the elevation of a controversial populist to the most powerful office in the west has shaken the entire world. our washington correspondent barbara plett usher spoke to us has taken a lot of the live pictures we have coming in from washington, the protests a re we have coming in from washington, the protests are still underway. the march in the council so big that ground packed the entire marching route. organisers were vented from making a track towards the white house. lots of speakers on the podium today, attracting some very well—known names. all sharing the view that they want to bring america together and stand against a racist administration that some feel the trump government will bring many
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people still out there on the streets and washington. next week there's going to be an early meeting soon after donald trump there's inauguration with theresa may. some senior people in his administration to try and get a date sorted out. various dates have been organised wrinkly week. this week or next week. some reports from the white house on american television that it was likely to bid this week. it's not been officially confirmed by downing street, but it will probably be within the next week. she will become one of the first leaders since the president was not to meet the present, which she will view as something of a coup. last
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week she said britain is a global nation, and before she triggers article 50 to lead the eu, she will be there, face—to—face, trying to sort out a new relationship with the most powerful politician in the world. borisjohnson has world. boris johnson has been world. borisjohnson has been talking about the importance of a trade deal with the importance of a trade deal with the united states. we are hearing somewhat isolationist, nationalist talk from donald trump. so how easy will it trade deal with britain and the? it it won't be that difficult, but will it be that beneficial? people are suggesting this might even come up are suggesting this might even come up in the phone conversation they had after the relationship —— election, this similar relationship that margaret thatcher and rod reagan had. donald trump is a difficult —— different politician from ronald reagan. a lot of things he has said very positive towards britain. michael gove interviewed
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him on the half of the times paper, and he suggested could be an early trading with britain. people have talked about could they scope out a deal, because we cannot sign one before we leave the eu. american negotiators has had tried to sort out a trade deal, to tuzla, with the european union. politically, the mere fact they could be talking about a trade with the world's biggest economy before we leave the eu with boost theresa may's position undoubtably. it was only a few days ago that mr trump had said brexit with the great thing for the uk. i think there are a range of things, he has said that brexit would be a good thing for the uk. he was also relatively neutral in that it be with michael gove, on the future of
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the eu. he didn't seem too bothered if other countries wanted to leave. theresa may has been very clear she wa nts theresa may has been very clear she wants the eu to be successfully even after britain leaves. trump has praised button for our contribution towards nato, but others want guarantees about his commitment to it in the face of received dangers from russia. and also support more generally, and on trade policy. thank you very much. and we'll find out how this story — and many others — are covered in tomorrow's front pages at 10:1i0pm and 11:30pm this evening in the papers. our guestsjoining me tonight are anne ashworth, associate editor at the times, and tony evans, sport columnist at the london evening standard. ukip‘s candidate for the upcoming by—election in stoke—on—trent central will be the party's leader — paul nuttall. the mep took charge of ukip in november.
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he'll now try to win the seat from labour, whose previous mp, tristam hunt, stood down to become the head of the v&a museum. ukip has high hopes of winning the seat after more than two thirds of voters backed brexit in the eu referendum. our correspondent matt cole says this is paul nuttall‘s chance to get into parliament. it is very clear, by becoming the candidate for stoke central, paul nuttall thinks he has a chance. he doesn't want to tarnish his reputation as we do. this is best attempt at getting a westminster seat, he has fought three general elections and a by—election previously. he is not quite nigel farage ex—con he fought seven, lost seven. paul nuttall will be looking to go better than that. labour won this by—election, but only by 5000 votes. paul nuttall will be thinking this will be his chance to get into parliament. an 18—year—old man has appeared in court charged with murdering a teenage girl near rotherham on monday. shay heeley was then remanded in custody. the body of 16—year—old leonnie weeks was discovered on a path in dinnington on monday.
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she'd been stabbed a number of times. our correspondence was at sheffield magistrates' court. shay heeley, 18, appeared for a matter of minutes in the courtroom building behind me in sheffield. he stood in the dock wearing a grey t—shirt and greyjogging bottoms. he spoke only to confirm his name and age. he is charged with the murder of 16—year—old leonne weeks, who is also from dinnington. her body was found in an alleway in the village there on monday. police say she died after being stabbed several times. the courtroom, courtroom two at the magistrates in sheffield, was very busy. there was no extra space in the public gallery with both families attending this very short hearing. mr heeley was told that the matter will be referred to crown court. he will be held in custody
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and will appear at crown court here on 17th february. 23 people are still missing three days after an avalanche buried and partly destroyed a hotel in central italy. nine people — including four children — have so far been pulled alive from the rubble of the hotel in the abruzzo region. james reynolds reports. from the ruins of the hotel, in the last moments of light on the third day, rescuers pulled this six—year—old girl to safety. she was the final member of her family to be saved. relief workers then carried away a boy who had been with her. concrete walls had protected them from the avalanche. later, rescuers made their way to four more survivors, two men and two women. the rescued adults and children were flown to hospital in a coastal city where they are recovering quickly. translation: the medical condition of the survivors is good. only one patient is currently
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in the operating theatre having surgery on their right arm. the survivors' family members can now breathe again. translation: doesn't my face show how happy i am? it is great. i cannot describe it in words. i would like to see him, but for now the boy is safe. fresh rescue teams prepared to relieve their exhausted colleagues this morning. they have plenty of work ahead. translation: we are going to take over. the rescue operation will continue through the night. we are convinced that we will find other people still alive. to find them, they will have to dig through tonnes of snow, rock and concrete. how many more survivors might there be underneath all of this? returning to washington and the
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protests against donald trump. these are the scenes were organisers say half a million people turned out. this is one of the many protest taking place today, notjust in cities across the united states, but also in cities across other parts of the world. people from our whole range of reasons for wanting to be there. artur boruc women's rights, but also concerns about attitudes towards immigration. our correspondent is there now. how to sit down at compare with what was expected? it was expected that around 200,000 people with common to washington. the mayor's office as expected up to half a million people have descended 0h half a million people have descended on the capital. then you are talking
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about demonstrations elsewhere, there have been very large demonstrations in new york, chicago, los angeles and san francisco. there have been huge turnout is not only here but around the country and another capitals as well. galvanised by the election of mr trump. as you said, very much focused on women's rights, but not just said, very much focused on women's rights, but notjust that. it's become an umbrella that has drawn in other issues as well, other groups that feel vulnerable. gay and lesbian communities, the black lives matter movements, they have gathered together to show a united message to mrtrump together to show a united message to mr trump that they are worried that his administration is not going to protect their right or that he was actively work at making sure the policies that they feel have benefited them will continue. that's the message that has come through here today. a lot of star power, scarlettjohansson, here today. a lot of star power, scarlett joha nsson, michael morrison, also the singer alesha keyes. the former secretary of state
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john kerry has been walking around with his dog, saying hello to people. mrs clinton has tweeted support. this event has galvanised support. this event has galvanised support a lot of mrs clinton's supporters, a lot of people are not only hoped to see her in the white house, but people who just felt her agenda was more appropriate to what they wanted to see in the country. what a difference to those taking pa rt what a difference to those taking part in these protests and to make by being out on the streets in these numbers? —— hope to make? they hope that it's going to first of all sent a message that not only do some people worry about the trump administration's policies, but a lots of people do, that they're going to stand up and be counted, that they are ready to continue protesting and opposing any steps they field goal against what they wa nt to they field goal against what they want to see. whether or not that means an organised political protest
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continues. there are already a lot of organised groups here. you have environmental groups, the end double chp, environmental groups, you might get swallowed up into a lot of those groups, you may see them corp retains more onjoint issues. although they do also have quite separate stances on other issues. it is not clear how this is going to go forwards, but certainly from the women i spoke to, there was a sense that they thought the momentum might be able to be carried through to the local level, where people may be able to knock on the doors of their representatives. thank you very much. as we said, there is something like 600 sister marchers taking part in other parts of the world, other parts of the united states. we can ta ke parts of the united states. we can take a look at some of the pictures from first of all, chicago, where
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huge numbers of people also turned out. that is washington, of course, we can see the washington monument there. we also understand from organisers in chicago they had to cancel the march portion of their event because of safety reasons, because war people turned up than expected. the overflow crowd turned over a. that was just the overflow. those are the pictures from chicago we promised you. but all over the world people turning out to show their solidarity with people in america that feel the trump administration may not work to their advantage. the headlines on bbc news: a day of protests is taking place in washington and the the world in support of women's rights and against trump's presidency. theresa may is expected to fly to washington next week to meet the new us president. ukip‘s candidate for the upcoming by—election in stoke—on—trent central will be the party's leader — paul nuttall. the seat has been held by labour
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since its creation in 1950. reports from hungary say a teacher saved the lives of many pupils after their coach crashed and caught fire near verona in northern italy, killing 16 people. the pe teacher is said to have smashed windows to help those trapped inside to escape. nick thorpe has the details. most of the passengers on the bus we re most of the passengers on the bus were teenagers from a top budapest secondary school. the returning home from a skiing holiday in the french alps when the coach crashed on the motorway near verona. more details of the accident have emerged during the day will stop the action of the gym teacher, who returned several times to the burning wreckage to rescue pupils through the back window. he's among the seriously injured. and of the lorry driver who
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tried to warn the bus driver that something was wrong with the wheels of the coach. some parents wrote italy to meet the survivors in hospital. pupils and parents lit candles and laid flowers outside the school. the hungarian and italian prime minister as have expressed their grief over the accident. the french national front leader, marine le pen, has predicted that brexit will have a domino effect across europe. she's been speaking at a gathering of far—right leaders from germany, france, italy and the netherlands in the german city of koblenz. they're discussing their shared opposition to the european union. addressing delegates, marine le pen declared 2017 will be the year of the awakening of the people of continental europe. translation: the first real blow struck against the old order. the thing that will set off the domino effect that will bring down all of europe is brexit. a sovereign people has decided to leave an agreement of the powerful to decide its own destiny. applause
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the second blow came shortly afterwards and that was the election of mr trump to the presidency of the united states, putting the friends of neoliberalism in an even more difficult situation. our 0ur correspondence our correspondence has been at the gathering in koblenz. europe's right—winger leaders genuinely believe that political power is almost in their grasp. i think the whole point today's meeting was very much to capitalise on they see as the success of brexit. they have matt been emboldened and make no secret of it too bailly the victory of donald trump in the states. that is why they scared of this meeting for the day after the nonracial.
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this is a public show of strength —— day after the inauguration. the former president of the gambia, ya hya the former president of the gambia, yahya jammeh a says he will relinquish power after his defeat in the country's elections last month. he spent weeks refusing to stand down. it came after troops from other west african countries moved into the country. his successor, and ama into the country. his successor, and am a barrow, has been in senegal. our correspondent asked him what his first wrote it will be when he returns to the gambia? the economy is key. the economy is very, very important. it is something we're going to look at immediately when we get into office. because i think people have suffered for the past 20 years, inflation is at its highest level. the economy is very important.
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are you giving yourself the three yea rs ? are you giving yourself the three years? it is an argument that we have. but i believe everything is for the gambians. we were given a mandate. the mandate is to do a job. and if gambia feels we are doing it well, we will do it. we are not power hungry. we want to take the first set. what about the press, will be free? very free. the last president was very threatening to the press, but we believe information is important. with information, people are enlightened. there are also a lot of rumours in the gambia because of lack of information. this affects
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eve ryo ne lack of information. this affects everyone psychologically, even myself, i am a victim of that. so it has been very difficult. we want to avoid that. i think with democratic principles, you always want a free media. isa media. is a plan for the people who committed human rights violations, and also a plan for the victims of those violations? we have to know the truth. and in that commission, will act based on those recommendations. but we have to know the truth first. the new president of the gambia, adama barrow,. the brazilian football club, chapacoense will play its first match tonight —
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after nearly all of its players were killed in a plane crash in columbia. the club made 20 new signings following the disaster, which left 71 people dead. julia carneiro reports. these pictures travelled the world. sheerjoy as the chapecoense football team qualified for the final of the copa sudamerica na last year. the dressing room now stands silent. their finest moment sent them to play in colombia on the doomed flight that killed 19 players, as well as directors and members of the coaching staff. the flight crashed on a mountainous area close to where it was headed. a preliminary report by colombian authorities said the plane had insufficient fuel and human error was to blame. only six people survived the crash. defender neto only managed to walk again last week. translation: they told me three days before i came back. it was the saddest day of my life.
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i ask about my teammates and the doctors said they weren't here any more. these seats have been empty for almost two months now. but today the fans will return to the arena to cheer on a new chapecoense, with new players and new hopes for a successful future, striving to live up to the past. returning to the protests against donald trump across many parts of the world today. at the protest in washington, the actress america ferrera told the crowd why she joined in. it's been a heartbreaking time to be both a woman and an immigrant in this country. our dignity, are character, our rights have all been under
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attack, and the platform of hate and division assumed power yesterday. but the president is not america. the film—maker michael moore was one of those who addressed hundreds of thousands of protesters in washington. he said most americans did not want donald trump in the white house. i woke up this morning, picked up the washington post, and the headline read, "trump takes power. " booing i don't think so! here's the power, here's the majority of america, right here! we are the majority. "new president vows to end american carnage." mr trump, we are here to vow to end the trump carnage.
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cheering i'll pick that up later. recycle it. a reporter asked me on the way up the stairs here, what do you hope to accomplish with this demonstration? i said, well, i would say, if you just look that way, we've already accomplished it. the majority of americans did not want donaldj trump in the white house. and we are here as their representatives. back to london, and our
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correspondent has been speaking to some of the marchers in trafalgar square. thousands of people marched from the us embassy in grosvenor square here to trafalgar square for a rally with a number of speakers from amnesty international to politicians to union members. many people in the crowd telling me how frustrated they are at the election of donald trump and their concern moving forward on the protection of women's rights. they wanted to urge the white house and the new administration there to protect women's rights. notjust that, lots of people in the crowd as well have come out to talk about women's rights in general, things like pay and gender equality. this is one of more than 60 marches going on across the world.
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a look at the weather now, i think it might be pretty cold. get a load of this, it's already —6 across some parts of england. it will stay cold for the next day or so. will stay cold for the next day or so. some of us are clear and extremely cold, some of us extremely cold. in south wales, it may turn to sleet or snow. watch out for ice here. freezing fog as well in parts of eastern scotland. temperatures all over the place, some of these not low enough, as i pointed out. pa rt not low enough, as i pointed out. part of eastern england, it won't be as cold as further west, but we will have damp weather. plans pushing into the pennines may give a light dusting of snow. that said, a lot of
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dry weather out there. the best of the sunshine across the south eastern areas. our attention turns to fall, could be a real problem through monday and particularly tuesday. particularly for england and wales.

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