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and q, with a van hired from b and q, throughout the khan is of the public tried to stop them. we have stories of people who came out and with cheers, other items, they were throwing bottles and anything they could get their hands on to try to prevent the attackers either coming into pubs and bars but more importantly to scare them from trying to stop other people from being attacked. people found bombs in the van as well as to blow torches. the day had started with the ringleader, could but, on police bail, trying to hire a seven and a half tonne truck. he didn't have enough money so he hired the white van from b and q enough money so he hired the white vanfrom b and q in enough money so he hired the white van from b and q in romford which the men picked up after 6:30pm. then, leaving barking soon after 7:30pm they set off for central london. at 9:58pm they arrived at london. at 9:58pm they arrived at london bridge, driving across it and back before ploughing into pedestrians on their third pass. by the time they crushed the van at
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seven minutes past ten they had fatally wounded three people, then they used the knives to kill five more. at 10:16pm they were shot dead by police. detectives now believe it was ina by police. detectives now believe it was in a flat above this row of shops in east london that the men had prepared for the attack. daniel sandford, bbc news. 25 people have been arrested on suspicion of committing hate crimes in the capital in the week since the london bridge attack. the metropolitan police also says the number of officers on the streets has been increased to reassure communities who may feel worried as they gather in their places of worship. president donald trump says he is "one hundred per cent" willing to speak under oath about his conversations with the ex—fbi chiefjames comey. mr trump has denied having asked for mr comey‘s loyalty, or for an inquiry into a former white house aide to be dropped. mr comey says he was fired because of the investigation into links between the president's
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election team and russia. those are the headlines, more at the top of the hour. now on bbc is it is time for the travel show. this week on the travel show: we're in chile exploring a town that was knocked down by nature and how it is putting itself back together again. also coming up on this week's show: meeting the man who's attempting to bagpipe his way around the world. the long coastline of chile is the point of collision between two tectonic plates, so large magnitude earthquakes are part of chilean history. no alarm sounded, some people fled
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to higher ground but many didn't escape in time. on the night of 27th february, 2010, the central coast of chile was hit by one of the biggest earthquakes ever recorded. the magnitude was 8.8 and the city of constitucion was sitting at the epicentre. but that was not the only deadly force of nature to strike at night. to strike that night. about 18 minutes after the earthquake, a massive
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tsunami engulfed constitucion. the waves were as high as 15 metres. the remains of the city were washed away. exploring this area, you don't have to scratch very far below the surface to see evidence of the tsunami still here seven years on. more than 500 people lost their lives all over chile to the earthquake and the tsunami of 2010. this family had made a living from their boats for generations, but they'd never experienced a tsunami before. when the earthquake began, they ran to their boats to head into the ocean trying to escape from collapsing buildings. they didn't know they were heading straight into the tsunami. after the tsunami, sofia and her husband found the strength
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to grow a business with three boats that offered visitors tours around this beautiful estuary. all over constitucion there are stories of bravery and reconstruction. this is incredible.
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in two years... so constitucion has notjust been rebuilt but is enjoying a tourism revival. local businesses have popped up trying to draw tourists to the area in new and innovative ways, like this one. oh, man, this is so much fun! i do feel a bit like i've swallowed most of the sand that you see around here and might die at any second,
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but it's incredible fun! 0k! the people of constitucion are an inspiration. not only have they overcome the most unthinkable tragedies, but now they're ready to bring joy to the people that come to visit. time now for trending travel, your monthly mash—up of the best
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travel—related stories, snaps and videos online. it might not be everyone's favourite instrument... but one hardy musician hopes to be the first to play the bagpipes in every country in the world. ross 0'connelljennings set off in april, 2014 and has visited 60 countries so far. i like the idea of being the first person to do something, but also bagpipes aren't just scottish, they are an international instrument. there are over 130 bagpipes from countries around the world. mostly it's been positive responses. i was in the vatican city three years ago and i had a feeling that wasn't going to go too well.
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an italian policeman sprinted towards me and they dragged me and chucks me out and says, "never come back, never come back! but before you go, can i have a photo?" in paris a new project gives visitors the chance to see through time. look through the binoculars of the timescope terminaljust installed near the pont d'arcole bridge and you'll see an immersive 360—degree digital representation of life in the middle ages. it's the latest landmark to use vr technology to attract visitors, with other timescope terminals at charles de gaulle airport and the bastille. a solar—powered catamaran has just embarked on an incredible round the world voyage. with plastic pollution in the world's oceans at unprecedented levels, the race for water foundation hopes the voyage will help promote new, innovative ways of tackling the problem. it's expected to last five years, stopping off at the tokyo 0lympics and dubai's 2020 universal exposition. and a social media campaign helped spark an unlikely reunion. marathon runner dion leonard encountered a stray dog on a six—day
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race across the gobi desert, but after sticking together for the entire journey he lost track of his companion. she actually went missing in urumqi, which is a city of 3 million people in north—west china. they have their own social media platforms, weibo and wechat, so we had the whole of china posting it on their social media. it was just the best moment in my life to actually have her back in my arms again, i never thought we were ever going to find her. now dion has penned a book about his search with a feature film adaptation in the works. now let's look at the travel videos clocking up the views online. join us as we take to the skies with some of the internet‘s highflying drone filmmakers. drone photography, for me, started as a kind of backyard hobby, but now it's taken me all over the world for hobby and employment. i was doing underwater photography.
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i took that same concept of filming in three—dimensional movement and took it to the air. my three top tips for getting the best shots: don't fly nearairports, congested areas or helicopters. try and fly smoothly. if you have smooth shots, it won't pull the viewer out of the experience. and film and fly when the light is beautiful. and if you say anything you think we should know about, don't forget to get in touch. well, that's all we've got time for this week.
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coming up next week... ade's at one of the world's biggest sporting events, the america's cup, in bermuda... bermuda's just been amazing. the people have been fantastic. ..finding out how top sports men and women are turning the spotlight onto the island's marine conservation. so dojoin us then if you can and, in the meantime, don't forget you can keep up with us while we're out having adventures on the road by signing up to our social media feeds. details are on the screen now. from me, christa larwood, and the rest of the travel show team here in chile, it's goodbye. mixed fortunes as this front comes in from the atlantic to bring wind and rain over the north—west of the country, we could see 40—50 millimetres in this neck of the word, at least and pushes over most of scotla nd word, at least and pushes over most of scotland and northern ireland, brightening sky is this afternoon, maybe one or two showers in the mix. generally speaking the warmth of the sunshine, high uv levels and high pollen count is found across the
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south and east anglia, the weather front pushes down towards their two finish of the night, showers over scotla nd finish of the night, showers over scotland and northern ireland, not a cold night by any means, the weather front, cloudy, fair, the odd bit of rain across the south—east, brighter skies following and plenty of blustery showers across scotland and northern ireland and increasingly of a western parts of england and wales as well. this is bbc news. i'm jane hill at westminster, where pressure mounts on theresa may to shape a new government after failing to win a majority in the general election. the prime minister is expected to finalise her team of ministers and enlist the support of the democratic unionist party. the scottish conservatives leader is one of several to express reservations about mrs may doing a deal with the dup. she has made herself a hostage to
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the dup which means she cannot be an independent mediator between the two sides. labour took the conservative seat of kensington in west london — the final constituency declaration, after a third recount. we'll bring you the latest reaction from westminster, belfast and glasgow as questions remain about how long mrs may can remain as prime minister.
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