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and i'd like to show you around my city. that's what i got to start a center of lima on the my your that the city's most important buildings can be found healthy. the government palace. and the town whole this is where lima was founded in fifteen thirty five and in that it's also withdrew declared itself independent of spain in eight hundred twenty one i'm looking at that so now we're right in front of the government palace every day here you can see the changing of the gun it's a big attraction yes that's a mess that is the. thanks he. gets into a little town that has been the caribbean isco world heritage site because of the new high school only old buildings with a beautiful balconies going to. some of the this is one of the most beautiful buildings in. the church of san francisco
and we're going to. known for its. i mean they want it bad today it's not many picture it was. human i would have to believe it is the only south american capital that lies directly on the coast yes that was the one on one of my favorite places is the prominent it connects the center to other districts of a city i love. love to come here with their families or to get a workout. going to except in some of this is a typical sky here it's always great but it never rains that's why it's called the great city they say it's the color of a donkey has been able. to if you can. career you should want to take home a souvenir this is an ink
a market that sells handmade crafts and there are many different cultures and through most of them indigenous let's see what we can have to. put them up on stuff mostly made a full blown by yes i might. have . never been to the bridge of some of these people crossing it for the first time i'm supposed to hold their breath for a second and i could wish i could have been there was the bridge takes you just say it out but i'm not having a strict. i
said the modern time for a delicious place because our cruise national drink it's made of brandy is sugary syrup. and a shot of i was stood up to tell them that i live here i'm going to buy you have to . get out to the ends here on the central square and that on cross i hope you enjoy this and that you'll come and visit us one day in lima you know and i see that. it's hockey season during that weekend like this one and it's really the perfect place to get into the holiday mood to. vote. kooris there is also
a christmas market here and it's doing very good business. let's see what brought other visitors here. and book i like the most is always a nice action let us flail sure invents a good hunter special charmers you look at the crooked buildings and then the people live in them horizontally and it's fantastic. why did you come all the way from florida to quit the book by actually been living in germany for two years now but this is my fifty sixth christmas market that i visited in germany so i'm quite a fan of german christmas markets it's good to see again there are all these cute little stands on all the old buildings it's beautiful. green book has much more to offer than only mediæval sites and handicrafts the line of finding a gallery for example finding was a horse artist but his art was labeled degenerate by the nazis so he subsequently returned to his birthplace new york city but he left some of his arts to
a friend here and quit the book. this gathering as a public collection that contains over a thousand works representing everything is in the career of the final final. for us we tried to hide at least one or two reference works for everything that was in our notes finding and work to get and. to bring these include of course to his important woodcuts in the darkness one such as his baltic sea motif an inspiring flung sea coast among chiefs landscapes ratify mar his village churches on the golf course. and they can be discovered in all their glory here in the gallery alongside some of finding his very earliest works we have a close friend of the artist the thanks for having brought them here to the house mountains. up to him to do. she took to
hammond him studied architecture at the palace school in the one nine hundred thirty s. and and met lionel fighting it then finding out. when the nazis seized power finding i was viewed as a degenerate just talked a document sure that his works were saved from the nazis. since one thousand nine hundred sixty those works have been the foundation of the finding a gallery collection here visitors can also see personal objects once important to the artist including toys he called space children. and this album containing sketches majoring up a cation by the baltic the gallery a structure provides a very private beautiful well know not just who loved more than anything to discover the world around him on his bicycle. and must during the three tryst with seesmic read the book he is the so-called living advent calendar from the first to the twenty fourth of december
a crowd of curious people gather by a different have to birdhouse every day he did so stand it's like this is. flame simply it's speech to. the elf. then everyone is treated to a short story from the city's history in this case about the judas of a night watchman. and finally there's a seasonal reward for the children to help shorten the wait until christmas. i felt like now it's time for a week leave you're a video we're happy to receive the footage of your travels this video was submitted by swe phone from singapore it's a record of his trip to japan taken in tokyo kyoto and the island of nias jima.
core jobs a number of courtyards that are not normally accessible to the public open up on the weekends. and basically it seems to have but i don't know i didn't hear god actually. and of course i also need to get some christmas presents and i hope to find something here maybe even made by myself just as it was. the. last things are hunting up as i prepare to blow a christmas tree bauble. now that would be a very special present particularly given the physical effort i've invested and having put my life on the line. that i'm so excited although you're giving. now i need something else typical for the region
the book has its own mustard factory hot and spicy sweet and fruity or was purchased mustard and all manner of varieties sixty and told one featuring horseradish is based on the one thousand year old recipient of that. fact that you just that. hopefully my mom will like one of these delicious souvenirs of friedland book. my visit to quicken book was like a journey through time although the city is over one thousand years old many monuments have been preserved fortunately for visitors like me.
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this is the wus live from berlin hope for a nation on the brink of famine could the rebel leaders prepare to meet again with the government for peace negotiations the u.n. brokered talks could be the first chance in years to end the conflict causing the world's worst ongoing humanitarian crisis and. also coming up too little too late french protesters say the government suspension of an unpopular fuel tax doesn't go far enough. that it's a first step but we could have achieved that weeks ago without rising violence we french will not be content with just crumbs we want the whole back get. the president shaken the country looks to continue. the continental crime crackdown the european police staged raids against the mafia swooping in on dozens of the. the facts across four countries including germany.
i'm sunni so misconduct thank you for joining us could the guns fall silent at least briefly and yet that is a possibility raised by talks between a delegation of who the rebels and representatives from yemen's government the u.n. brokered negotiations are due to take place in sweden and they're the first aimed at ending the conflict since two thousand and sixty. passports and tickets in hand for a journey many hope will bring pace i delegate shin if you see rebels waiting to board that flight to sweden. the un special envoy martin griffiths has been instrumental in setting up the talks with the yemeni government such as to distrust between the two sides the rebels wouldn't get on the plane without him. our basic guarantee is the presence of the u.n.
envoy with us on the same flight this is the only guarantee we have for going there . to have been. the evacuation of fifty wounded who see fighters from the war zone has also helps build confidence in the talks with the conflict locked in stalemate . the here's these backed by iran control the northwest of the country including the capital sanaa which they took control of the fifteen the government backed by saudi arabia and the u.a.e. has set up a base an agent in the south. for years of conflict have left thousands dead and created war it's been described as the worst humanitarian crisis in recent history with yemen's economy cripples more than fourteen million people many of them children facing starvation. is a country at war as i've heard me say that this is
a country of the break of catastrophe but if this is not a country on the brink of catastrophe. this is a country that is in a catastrophe. the catastrophe that son follows is in full view of the whole world but one many say has been ignored the hope is the talks will result in a truce allowing food and aid to reach those who need it most. let's bring in adam baron from the think tank the european council on foreign relations he covered yemen as a journalist and as speaking to us from beirut to add of the queue for joining us now we know that the who the rebels have arrived in stockholm there have been various efforts at diplomacy in the past that have not been successful can this meeting really lead to a truce and a halt to the fighting. i think it's crucial when we look at this is that expectations that are reasonable level this meeting alone is not going to and you know you're not going to see after a week of meetings of the troops fighting in and the war that being said which we
could see from this and will hopefully we will see from this is a series of confidence building measures trust building measures that could both lessen the tenor of the fight and potentially halt urse gives me yeah that's in the humanitarian crisis and pave the way for a wider political crisis that may end up eventually leading to an end to the constant ok adam so you're saying this could be an important first step but we're far from seeing an end in the fighting now this conflict is considered by many a proxy war between saudi arabia and iran do they have any interest in ending the fighting. i mean i think it's kind of floods you it is a proxy war in some way just because a lot of the actors here are acting. on their own internal motivations while saudi arabia for example is backing the internationally recognized yemeni government pro-government fighters would still be fighting. for the most part even if saudi
arabia was not there you know providing weapons and arms the same is true and you. were around before. that that being said undeniably regional tensions do play a role in this and i think to some extent one of the. for the most part. can really see things going on for some time for iranians on the one hand you can say yes they may have an interest in pushing to end the war in terms of demonstrating that they're acting in. in light of a lot of the increasing tensions between iran and united states that being said for the most part you know yemen is an easy way for the. saudi arabia it's an easy way for them to apply pressure. and yemen is an area of the region that isn't particularly crucial to iran's wider interests it's not for example. on syria or iraq that is really you know. that being said for the saudis this is something that
is very much a national security interest in the minds of saudi arabian policy makers first out of the saudis than it. is almost domestic politics and let's not forget you have rockets landing at a bunch. of you know weaponry shelling on the saudi border these are things that raise the saudis concern quite a bit and i think just some extent they do feel that they can continue fighting until they get some sort of peace that is on their own terms. aaron from the european council on foreign relations joining us from beirut thank you very much for your analysis. thank you. that's some other stories making headlines around the world turkey's chief prosecutor's office has issued arrest warrants for two saudi officials believed to be involved in the killing of writer jamal khashoggi both men are former advisors to saudi arabia's crown prince mohammed bin salma. in a medical first doctors in brazil have reported helping
a woman to deal successfully deliver a baby from a transplanted uterus now the uterus had been taken from a deceased donor the baby girl was born last december previous cases of uterus transplants from dead donors have failed to produce a live birth. u.s. comedian kevin hart will host the next academy awards ceremony in february twenty ninth teen the thirty nine year old follows talk show host jimmy kimmel's have the gate for the last two years hosting the oscars is one of the most prestigious jobs in show business with an audience in the euro millions tuning in on t.v. . and the french government is signaling further concessions amid the biggest crisis yet for the current administration in a radio interview on wednesday a government spokesman says the administration could amend a wealth is having a few feathers lead to criticism of president manuel michel this comes just a day after the government and now it's it would suspend planned increases to fuel
taxes for at least six months the government is responding to nationwide protests across the country over the past three weeks. let's get more on this story with a look under a he's a journalist here in berlin working for the french daily. thank you very much for joining us we're seeing that the french government here a bit in crisis mode we've seen the measures taken yesterday suspending the hikes on the electricity and gas tax and they're considering changing this wealth tax what do you think we're going to see from the government going forward the national assembly is also meeting this afternoon basically you will the prime minister repeats his start from aides in the press basically has to. presents them to divert you to member of parliament the interesting question is are we to explain france with its targets on climate boise and also on its financial targets on the european context. energy levy it is extra tax hikes on fuels where
part of the plans to lower the budget deficits and meet the. criteria so there is no problem for the french government they have to find new money and so i'm expecting the prime minister to explain always going to do it in the new situation all right so these protests have put the president in a difficult situation i want to ask you more about that in a moment but let's take a look at what's behind is behind us a protest movement right now. the yellow vests there's alasia on their protests over the past weeks forced the french government to back pedal for now there will not be any tax increases. i will postpone the planned tax increases for several months they will not come into force until they have been discussed with everyone involved but. many french people are suffering from the rising cost of living and see mccollum's plan to eco tax to
increase fuel prices by several cents as a failure of policy that triggered the protests according to a survey three quarters of the french feel sympathy for the yellow vests here in the countryside the citizens feel particularly detached rundown schools dilapidated hospitals and very little money you know to have the nine people have the impression and probably rightly so that purchasing power is falling you know that in general centuries in france on the right but the cost of living is higher and the gap is widening. around one in ten in france as unemployed and they are afraid of a decline in living standards. the standard of living and especially the situation of the middle class has fallen since the economic crisis there have been negative effect on the labor market with many more precarious jobs on part time jobs. and the president young dynamic and determined emanuel macross stood for
a new beginning a break from the establishment but now many consider mccraw a president for the rich and his reforms have been massively criticized out of touch with the average person that's trying the silence of course confirms the image of a president who sits in his palace in paris who actually has no contect all connection with the people and is just not quite sure how to respond. visiting a police station on tuesday mccaughan kept silent but his protesters did not students demonstrated throughout the country. for france's yellow vest movement suspending the tax increase and not raising the gas and energy prices is just too little too late. that's a first step but we could have achieved that weeks ago without riots and violence if we french will not be content with just crumbs we want to hold back at.
the power of the streets new protests have been planned for the coming weekend. look we saw the criticisms of president by con there that he is out of touch with the french people that he's a president of the elite and when he started his presidency he abolished the tax on high earners that the french government is now considering bringing back are these accusations warranted is he a president of the rich. it's this tax of this is a very symbolic in france was introduced in the eighty's was suspended when the socialist government tell me it was suspended for two years when when the conservatives got back was reintroduced eighty eight when mr i want to go and so it's sort of symbolic because the tax revenue out of his taxes. five billion euros a year the eighty's one hundred fifty billions in europe so it's very little part
of the of the french budget but it has been perceived as an injustice because on the same time you raise. for housing. allowances where reduced so it creates the impression that only the poorer and the more modest to pay more but not the richest are you saying it's just an impression that he is the president of the rich that he's also made policies for average french citizens as well as they have been rejections on issues that are not seen now. a rejection of chargers on. employment employment costs but people will see only a fraction of it every month it's not the same as going to the gas station and paying more just very briefly what can president con do now to appease the protesters it's a very good question because they say it's too little too late and now you've got
all the groups i asking for more students farmers truck drivers that are the big group that usually do big big demonstration and can put the country in a stalemate in a few hours all right look i'm a journalist here in berlin thank you so much for joining us. now british prime minister theresa may is battling to wrest back control of her brags of plan after a triple defeat mase back in parliament now facing questions and impact of date that should last several days yesterday the government became the first in british history to be found in contempt of parliament that he's here are live pictures of president right now plays that contempt of parliament came after the government refused to publish a little report on braggs in another last vote pro e u m p's won the right to a greater say in the outcome of rights that should teresa mayes deal be voted down next tuesday. now it's a national day of mourning in the us in honor of former president george h.w. bush he passed away on friday at the age of ninety four the funeral service will be
home for family and friends of the forty first president other former u.s. presidents and foreign dignitaries will also attend his casket has been lying in state since monday in the u.s. capitol rotunda where mourners have been passing through to pay their respects and we'll have live coverage of bush senior's funeral service here on starting at five pm central european time now police have cordoned aided raids across italy germany the netherlands belgium and south america in a crackdown on italy's drug at a mafia they said they arrest around ninety people on allegations of cocaine trafficking money laundering bribery and violence the calabria based organized crime syndicate is italy's most powerful mafia organization it dominates drug trafficking into europe and also operates within germany where police also took action. let's go now to louis sander susan put hime which is close to the western german city of cologne where one of today's arrests took place hi lewis tell us
what happened there this morning and why has this particular and get a member been arrested. earlier this morning police launched a raid at the pizzeria right behind me the police authorities are saying at the moment that the owner a forty five year old man was a key member of in that on get this powerful calabrian mafia and they also after raiding the pizzeria behind us they also raided his home which is about three hundred meters down the street tell us more about this group and i'm trying to attack just how powerful is that. well they're considered one of the most dangerous italian mafia as they have a worldwide operations criminal activities across the globe now according to u.n. estimates they comprise roughly three percent of italian g.d.p.
with their criminal activities which includes drug trafficking money laundering and they're also a big player in the cocaine trade rights is this is a group with deep roots now where you are pull high and this is a very small town it's close to cologne it seems like a pretty unlikely place to see such a big police operation indeed you're absolutely right pool home is a sleepy german town on the outskirts of cologne but it also comprises one out of around roughly one hundred operations across europe including in italy belgium and the netherlands where police were targeting. the calabrian mafia no this is something the police pan european operations have been quite a big step for european authorities. over the past couple years especially after. after two thousand and fifteen particularly ari santos reporting there for us from
full heim with that police operation took place this morning thank you very much. protecting women in sports has been a big talking point this week after allegations of sexual abuse and sexism in football a conference for female football referees and coaches from around the world has been examining the issues here in berlin he went along to find out how discrimination still dominates and whether it can be overcome. it began with afghan women footballers accusing male officials of sexual abuse something the federation denied. then the first women's ballon d'or winner other hager bag was asked if she wanted to twerk but the awards post this week has been a painful reminder of how women are still fighting for equality in sports. at the discover football conference in berlin female referees and coaches from over twenty
five countries have gathered to learn new skills and share stories of discrimination. it's an everyday thing first of all the spectators who ask or what's a woman doing your special where you go over there the pretty much the technical meeting they see you are the very honestly what are you doing here women are not supposed to be doing this so sometimes after the introduction if you introduce ourselves as an international effort and if that means she'll be in children doing this thing for a while i have nothing to do because the game was on the other side the photograph it was about eighteen years old sitting inside the court because he wanted to take pictures said to me who are you why you not in the kitchen now what practical sessions were followed by a panel discussion with extra funding in better education progress can be made. it's not it's not on a blink of an eye it's needs time but i think people now are accepting the change
and they're more aware about women's football and having such a people who are role models women role models in the future this is going to make it so. the focus is becoming clear. we mean want people to talk about female sporting success not just man made controversy. monica is here now with some bad news from the train yet we just learned the german banking giant deutsche bank is getting into ever deeper trouble soon investors seem to be losing confidence. and for that very reason we cross over right now to our financial market correspondent christiane but its power play still as in how bad is it. oh monica imagine germany's biggest lender here in frankfurt this morning was only worth seven euros and ninety two cents per share is a new all time low below the the eight mark. of the
psychological euro mark and it comes as battles yet another money laundering probe only last week investigators one hundred seventy police officers and investigators raided the bank headquarters here in frankfurt along with the offices of c.e.o. concerns leaving. the bank has been struggling to to get rid of its past troubles and this is only one of several money laundering cases and the share price over the past year has passed to this very low now ok so troubled no no end to deutsche is troubled it seems but there's another giant this time from the tech industry i'd like to talk about some poll don't go anywhere because we're talking about facebook here it's lost its place at the top of the list of the best companies to work for the social media giant fell down to place seven on an annual
ranking by jobs website glassdoor the rating is based on several factors including work life balance management pay the report comes as facebook continues to face criticism for the way it handles users data and deals with the spread of misinformation other tech companies including google have also ford and down the list throughout this year. well with that it's back to pakistan but it's a frank that's a powell all those tech giants and of course first and foremost facebook they're forming from grace young users don't like it that much anymore do they know also have to worry about employees. monica let's hope that facebook didn't need that report to figure that out because of that's the case then i don't know employees have been complaining about their company has moved fast strategy that they sometimes feel it's moving too fast and also. the company has had
a terrible terrible year with lots of scandals so of course that would reflect because employee satisfaction is one of the key elements here and then please have been asking for more transparency from the company during this process but i haven't really seen it also facebook was always proud to have no management and executives leaving this year. at least ten have already left including the founders of whatsapp and instagram so there are some lessons to be learned there it's a friend said thank you so much. more investments in the u.s. and even an alliance with a us comic folks and to b.m.w. and getting out the check books to boost their presence in the american market without getting punished by the trump administration the announcement came after meeting between german com makers and officials in washington the three companies
seeking to persuade the u.s. president not to slap terrorists on european comic. they were summoned they came three german car industry titans called to the white house to make the case against higher tariffs on european made cars. they weren't initially expecting to meet the president but in the end he too came here's how to die mercy such as described the encounter the meeting with the president was very interesting. you can. come in this country. of course. to see more jobs and more activity. when it came to pledging more jobs and industrial activity in the united states folks in c.e.o. hippa went to step further and made this announcement. quite advanced. corporation to really build up the global.
alliance which also would strengthen the american industry that move with the folks back and build cars in ford's u.s. factories he says it's also thinking about producing electric vehicles in the united states. german car bosses scrambling to promise more investment and charts in america for a president who described himself as a tariff man it's a sign that his strategy is working whether he'll be persuaded to drop the twenty five percent levy he's threatened may depend on the kind of impression that german c.e.o.'s left on him. chief economist if tuesday's meeting had made us terrorists less likely. it helps. drive a car although the german car makers promised more investment in the united states but in the end mids to be reached by the u.s.
and the european union commission i think we can change mr trump however i think it will be good the european union follows a strategy of taking the wind off the sates of mr truong and here is a problem because i think it would be wise for the european union to cut its ten percent card tariffs to lower two percent of the united states and to increase their defense spending to the two percent which the countries of the you of your past have any way promised but you know that you can you have to clear strategy because of southern european countries our freight of cutting tariffs because of. comments by chief economist europe's trying to enter the u.s. military market the plane maker has announced a partnership with the u.s. lockheed martin in an attempt to supply the us air force with refueling planes if successful it would mean tens of billions of euros in business both companies
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look yummy to you are you horrified. personally i love a good steak and i love it rare but i don't want to know how the animal was slaughtered i don't want to think about what goes on but i would like to know that it's all humane because the media industry can be a beastly business. he once said if slaughterhouses had glass walls everyone would be vegetarian or at least they might think about the value they put on meat some of the prices i see here in supermarkets are stunning seeing the cheap
considering all the work that goes into raising an animal feeding it and then all the rest of what it takes to produce a cut of meat. meat production has become a global industrial enterprise animals are slaughtered on mass on assembly nine humans are eating more meat than ever before. and for less money. rice is a primary factor with a lot of things but if you think about it it's a shame because it probably means that you're supporting factory farming this is just it's slaughtering animals for two or three euros that's appalling stories it's all about convenience and that's a huge problem the supply is there it's cheap and we just help ourselves but we have no idea what results our actions ultimately have an effect on luncheon. have we forgotten the value of meat and of the lives of animals bred for slaughter low
cost meat comes at a high price for the animals animal welfare activists regularly record and report on shocking conditions that factory farms this film footage was shot in secret at a pig farm in germany the animals are kept in tiny pens with minimal opportunity for movement their own able to even turn around to let alone go outside the animals seem apathetic many have injuries in germany for example farmers are allowed to keep pigs in pens measuring just one square metre. activists from a german animal rights group i determined to raise awareness among consumers while campaigning for the factory pig farms to be shut down. our ultimate objective is for there to be no more factory farming and no livestock industry no more animals being exploited purely for human consumers. people no longer know where their meat comes from how the animals are bred and kept and that there's
a life involved in providing that made me actually cost a lot more. has decreased over the decades to practically nil award on. this traditional but cheese shop in berlin takes the view that its customers are aware of the value of meat it offers premium methods for example the sausages a still stuffed by hand that requires more time and manpower than industrial production so the end product is more expensive than in supermarkets the owner a master butcher trusts his suppliers and the conditions there. you call for help that most of our meat comes from traditional farmers this is a small scale operations that we know very well. the meat has a far easier taste so intense that some people might not even recognize it and the tenderness has a completely different quality that's hard to know. until
a few decades ago meat was at best a weekly treat for most people in europe but that changed with growing prosperity in the one nine hundred sixty s. . and. interested in the early twentieth century factory farming and the livestock industry simply didn't exist on the scale we have today and that's the biggest problem today meat is available in such huge quantities and at such low prices because factory farming clearly puts profit over animal welfare . people all over the world are eating more meat notably in china and indonesia worldwide consumption now amounts to forty five kilos a year per person in germany the figure is sixty kilos as production increases prices go down and demand rises even further with the animals paying the ultimate cost and to keep up with demand production has to become more efficient global meat production has more than tripled in the last fifty years and currently stands at
three hundred thirty million tonnes a year. but in some parts of the world like here in germany demand for higher quality meat products is growing in fact overall meat consumption in the country has decreased in recent years. i would appeal to consumers to consider eating meat one or two times less per week and they could pay more attention to where their meat comes from the conditions the animals are kept under. perhaps be willing to pay more. even if we haven't lost our appetite for meat it would behove us to reassess the true value of what we are eating the choice is ours. the economic and ethical concerns of a mass produced meat aspiring more and more research into synthetic meat grown in a lab startups see what's called clean meat as a juicy business opportunity but they still facing huge challenges.
that cost three hundred thousand euros in two thousand and thirteen a laboratory in the netherlands produced the world's most expensive burger made of cultured meat locker in me just made of thousands of tiny muscle fibers each just a few millimeters long grown from stem cells taken from normal cow now startup companies around the world are working to grow so-called clean meat adding lab grown fat cells to provide taste and color their goal to revolutionize the global meat market no animal needs to be slow to it no risk of pathogens in the meat no bones all gristle but scientists have yet to reproduce the typical meat texture. they still need to work on the flavor testers say it's pretty poor and what's the
point of a burger that doesn't taste good. good point what about chicken one of the world's most popular meats can you taste the difference between the mass produced stuff and organic well there's certainly a huge difference in terms of price and principles. visited a pair of very different kinds of poultry farms and came up with this tale of two chickens. these are broiler chickens type raw seven zero eight. bred to produce as much meat as possible the chicks were delivered to a farmer on for eighteen days ago. he expects them to put on one hundred grams of weight every day. the. weight gain in proportion to body weight is very fast at the beginning. goes down
for a while. but in the final feeding week they gain nearly one kilo. if a person were to grow that fast as a baby they would weigh around ninety kilos on their first birthday. because chicken farming conditions are often under fire from critics it's unusual for reporters like me to get a chance to film here. the farmer buys the chicks for thirty six euro cents apiece after six weeks when they're ready for slaughter he sells them for true heroes fifty each. on average i guess i make eight to ten cents profit on each animal is ten cents that doesn't sound like much but very very little but with a large number of animals i can earn a decent living. on all our eight times ages sixty four zero six thousand four hundred. six thousand four hundred euros per boche for his business model to work
he needs broiler chickens with large amounts of breast meat they're small now but once they're bigger things will be much more crowded here veterinarians tell me the weight and lack of movement often leads to deformations of the legs animal rights groups point to another problem chickens without chest feathers as in this picture some of been spotted in the stall to. chest feathers is it bred that way. it's not right that way personally these are young birds whose fathers are still developing. and they have been warm from below all their lives. so they don't need feathers to protect them from the cold with. feathers that don't develop because of the temperatures in the stalls sounds hard to believe. but are there alternative ways of raising chickens only one percent chicken meat consumed in germany comes from organic farms to find out how the meat can be produced in
a more humane way i hate to karsten box farm the extra costs start right from the beginning or getting chicks for example are more expensive. instead of thirty six cents for a chick he pays more than triple that price these chicks come from an organic poultry breeder. a look at custom box grown animals gives me an idea of what organic farming means the chickens get to run outside every day but contact with nature also means that they're more likely to be infected with germs and die that means higher potential losses for the farmer but his chickens have intact feathers and can run around without difficulty i thought to the thief on the first requirement is given that we humans raise animals to eat the animals be treated well as we raise them i and that has to include the ability to walk properly all animals should be able to move naturally. the growth of the chickens here grow
more slowly than with conventional farmers. and they live longer than six weeks and. you don't know how long will this one grow up in the stall up to twelve weeks by then they'll weigh this much two and a half kilos. i'm going to go in with that they've reached their slaughter weight. the two euros fifty that the conventional farmer gets for his broiler chickens is too little for the organic farmer he sells them for nearly ten euro's apiece that's after raising them with organic feed for twelve weeks conventional farmer on fun who go can't wait that long he says speed and efficiency are needed to meet growing demand for chicken meat he says his birds are also more economical with feed as the only consume half water can a chickens eat. so this is what your chickens eat all day long with as i think this
is around four point one kilos of feed. and at the end your chicken weighs this much two kilos. roughly. so these chicks have a lot more growing to do over the next few weeks. meanwhile organic farming is expensive and sales are only growing slowly. a dirt cheap grocery bill can be so when sizing but there's usually a catch consumers in ghana can get chicken from europe for an absolute bargain but it's decimating the local industry the country's president says it's partly why so many africans have been migrating to europe they can't compete so who's to blame the european union and its lavish agricultural policies african states and their lack of action for you the shopper i decided to find out.
that you like to keep. this is where most of it arrives a port in the capital accra as europeans prefer the breast of the chicken the leftovers end up here shipped in refrigerated containers halfway around the world. on our way from the harbor we visit the cold stores that sell that they tell us they only stock what customers want and that local farms couldn't meet the rising demand. these boxes have just made the journey from the us state of georgia where the modern chicken industry was born from the netherlands belgium more than they can get their hands on. this customer wants his chicken even cheaper
florence forty cooma argues she wouldn't even make a profit that. way if. the u.s. and brazil have also discovered the market for surplus legs and wings but europe is the top exporter to africa last year the dumped one hundred thirty five thousand tons of frozen chicken on the gunmen market alone for prices below the cost of production the equivalent of one hundred twelve million birds and oversupply that gutted the domestic sector. this is the local competition and this is all the seen on court one of ghana's last farmers. started with two hundred. now he's got twenty two thousand the little ones aren't a hassle it's when they grow up. the.
oldest and shows us a little trick for weighing their hands. and their pelvic bone keeps then there is this is compared to that is the problem. because of the. imported chicken. which is in this very high and then there is the complete with. a decade ago produced eighty percent of those themselves production plunged with the foreign competition to less than five percent poultry farmers say one government after the next has let them down the problem is augustine's chicken costs double the price of the cheap imports although he has one of the few large scale operations left in ghana it's nowhere near as efficient as its overseas rivals and like other farmers augusten doesn't have the infrastructure . it's.
bogus since customers are is neighbors and friends. thank you so very easy to do things like this one is for some even in. the yachts you. might eat next states off to the market we'd like to know if there's a difference in quality between mass produced chicken from abroad and the local variety. it tastes good and is being fed and hard truths in it. for a while and. see. how the us is also faltering is. now going to last. i wouldn't you know call one. oh my make the.
oldest and says the only way he stayed in business is by diversifying he has his own feed plant. cause little bits so that there will come. across them as i tell you the reasonable price feed is the biggest cost for farmers europe subsidizes it giving its farmers an advantage. and the human has a raft of free trade deals with africa that gives both sides free access to markets but african companies are too small to compete dr jeff and i know you. never read government big government don't let them do something that much then look out of one so that the reproducing.
i think. the government has announced new import restrictions and says now local producers need to step up to the plate but which produces there are hardly any list. there we're doing. to get up to my family so if you were pinned in political square does business all collapse it's i don't know what i'm going to do to get my family. to know what to do. now this might not be any good for the livelihoods of farmers like augusten but what about giving up meat altogether vegetarians like to sell themselves as the super heroes of the world they eat no meat and so have a reduced carbon footprint but is that really true and avocado can actually do more damage to the environment than a steak environmental vegetarianism fact or fiction. abstain
from meat and save the world forget batman superheroes are vegetarians they're really doing something to help the environment right whether classic vegetarian vegan or fruitarian more and more people all over the world are giving up meat. vegetarianism has even become a status symbol in many countries but are they really making a difference. let's look at the data of livestock farming has a terrible carbon footprint look at that one billion cattle worldwide. and raising them produces vast clouds of greenhouse gases twice as much as is a myth and by planes globally. and the industry also uses an immense amount of water around three thousand liters of h two o. go into the production of a single beefsteak enough to take
a shower every day for three months. and raising animals for meat takes up a lot of space if we all stopped eating at tomorrow it would free up an estimated thirty million square kilometers. that's an area roughly the size of africa. in all those ways meat really is terrible for the environment but it's also relative for example buying of a condo that's been shipped halfway around the world is worse for the environment than buying your steak from a local farmer not least due to the transport involved. and so it really makes the most sense to ask where is my food coming from. say a local free range animals fed largely on grass hovan rich the soil with their manure . and that's good for the environment. so much of this even
claimed that free range cattle could actually help slow local warming. water consumption and every area of agriculture depends largely on the farming methods being employed in the arid regions of chile for example where many avocados are produced it takes around three hundred twenty liters of water to produce a single fruit and that's not exactly low impact agriculture. in other words to make a difference you should eat things that are in season and that come from your region so consume less meat and when you do eat it check its origins maybe it's time to come up with another category of environmental heroes no less me to tarry on. even though meat is a prime source of protein for many people in the world for most of us eating less meat is undoubtedly a good thing it's not always so easy to give up what about the traditional sunday roast welfare plenty of meatless options my colleague mr schmidt gave it
a try and went in search of a big in holiday roast to serve up to his family. so the time. for many begins this is a brilliant invention it's the stuff of meat free christmas dinners and other festive roasts even if to the uninitiated it looks more like chewing gum. christmas my family everyone needs to move to the vegetarian is it because it tastes so good. so could a meat free alternative be just the ticket here in this spot three the bacon roast is chiefly made up of gluten and we protein which best imitate the consistency of meat. good game. gluten forms this elastic structure. if you were to take raw bread dough and pull it apart like this you'd have the same effect as with our meat substitutes. for the
fact that the company boss spent years working on the consistency to get it just right. he uses the same machines as the meat industry. and most of the operators here are butchers by trade the parallels with meat and meat production are everywhere. and. that's because consumers are still used to meet. or they were used to me. many of our regular customers haven't actually eaten meat in my years but i still often hear oh finally there's a meat free this or that i've waited for that for fifteen years that's how long they've been vegetarians but they still miss meat at times eating habits can be very deeply ingrained. in. the vigen roast saw first steam cooked and then smoked. a growing number of people around the world are opting for
a begin life style with big in supermarkets restaurants boutiques and shoe shops. and now for the moment of truth the proof is in the pudding as they say so it's time to sample the reagan roast served with all the trimmings of a traditional meat roast it cost almost as much as the meat equivalent twenty year as a kilo so how is it. it's not that bad. but the taste of meat is much better. this is a new experience for me. but i have to be honest it doesn't really taste of anything i'm definitely missing the flavor of meat is that the children don't even want to try it no matter what dad says. i want to give it a try no no not eating it. look at it so dad has to
polish off the plate him self next time it will be back to meet. i'm with milters kids a vegan holiday roast is definitely not for me what do you think of the meat eating and the meat business but looking forward to hearing from you write to us at our website or twitter so you sir the food. the be. the be. the be. good. the be.
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never read a book like this one. to the terminus to the german streets. and that's off the leaves in my pants. where i come from rajoy remains an important soft transmitting to new ones and for mission and when i was young my country was drawing many conflicts the more trouble to keep most people would cause of our own drudgery to see. if one's mind told to turin one of the lot of just god to save souls on every one in the column. and listen to those against us. husband from inside my own copy it into a month or more of them so long even if it's not by us i was it's worth of.
my choice to discard because given the way told transmitted to the storms. lenin's my gosh mom much and i will. indeed have. to get a book. this is news life from a glimmer of hope for a nation on the brink of status quo the rebel leaders prepare to meet again in government for peace negotiations with the un harper talks could be the first
chance in years to end the conflict causing the world's worst ongoing humanitarian crisis and. also coming up a continental crime a crackdown. early stage raids against the mafia swooping in on dozens of suspects across four countries including germany. and meet the baby was a medical milestone doctors in brazil report the first ever healthy birth via a room that transplanted from a dad don't. i'm sumi so much god it's good to have you with us could the guns fall silent at least briefly and yet that's a possibility being raised by talks between a delegation of who the rebels and representatives from yemen's government the un brokered negotiations are due to take place in sweden and that the first aimed at ending the conflict since two thousand and sixteen. passports and tickets in hand
for a journey many hope will bring pace of tellico he should if he was the rebels waiting to board that flight to sweden the un special envoy martin griffiths has been instrumental in setting up the talks with the yemeni government such as to distrust between the two sides the rebels wouldn't get on the plane without him. our basic guarantee is the presence of the u.n. envoy with us on the same flight this is the only guarantee we have for going there . the evacuation of fifty wounded who see fighters from the war zone has also helps build confidence in the talks with the conflict locked in stalemate. the here's these backed by iran control the northwest of the country including the capital sanaa which they took in twenty fifteen the government backed by saudi
arabia and the u.a.e. has set up a base in aden in the south. four years of conflict have left thousands dead and created what's been described as the worst humanitarian crisis in recent history with yemen's economy cripples more than fourteen million people many of them children of facing starvation. it is a country at war as i've heard me say that this is a country on the brake of catastrophe that if this is not a country on the brink of catastrophe this is a country that is in a catastrophe. the catastrophe that sun falls is in full view of the whole world but one many say has been ignored the hope is the talks will result in a truce allowing food and aid to reach those who need it most. promising that it. let's catch up now on some other stories making headlines around the world turkey's
chief prosecutor's office has issued arrest warrants for two saudi officials believed to be involved in the killing of journalist jamal khashoggi both men are former advisors to saudi arabia's crown prince mohammed bin. the french government spokesman benjamin creme's poll has said the administration could amend a wealth tax that has led to criticism of president tomorrow and it's a signal of further concessions amid the biggest crisis yet from across the administration and it comes just a day after the government announced it would suspend planned increases to fuel taxes for at least six months. british prime minister theresa may is battling to keep her brakes it was planned on track as parliament continues a marathon five day debate is not may was handed a major blow when her government became the first in british history to be found in contempt of the parties and britain's progress a trade minister now says it is possible bragg's it will not happen. and in a first for australia a cancer survivor has been fitted with
a jaw and teeth created by a three d. printer a nearly a my briggs face was disfigured when doctors removed a cancer growth doctors say the surgery was a success says she's looking forward to eating a burger and us comedian kevin hart will host the next academy award ceremony in february twenty nine thousand the thirty nine year old follows talk show host jimmy kimmel who's have the gate for at least two piers hosting the oscars as one of the most prestigious jobs in show business with an a list audience in the theater and millions tuning in on. the make. police have cordoned it of raids across italy germany the netherlands belgium and to south america and a crackdown on italy's mafia they say they arrested around ninety people on allegations of cocaine trafficking money laundering bribery and violence the calabria based organized crime syndicate is italy's most powerful mafia
organization it dominates drug trafficking into europe and also operates within germany where police also took action. let's go now to louis sanderson pull heim which is close to the western german city of cologne where one of today's arrests took place hi lewis tell us what happened there this morning and why has this particular drug at a member been arrested earlier this morning police launched a raid at the pizzeria right behind me the police authorities are saying at the moment that the owner a forty five year old man was a key member of this powerful calabrian mafia and they also after raiding the pizzeria behind us they also raided his home which is about three hundred meters down the street tell us more about this group and i'm trying to attack just how powerful is that. well they're considered
one of the most dangerous italian mafia as they have a worldwide operations criminal activities across the globe now according to u.n. estimates they comprise roughly three percent of italian g.d.p. with their criminal activities which includes drug trafficking money laundering and they're also a big player in the cocaine trade rights is this is a group with deep roots now where you are pulled hind this is a very small town it's close to cologne it seems like a pretty unlikely place to see such a big police operation. indeed you're absolutely right pool home is a sleepy german town on the outskirts of cologne but it also comprises one out of around roughly one hundred operations across europe including in italy belgium and the netherlands where police were targeting. the calabrian mafia no this is something the police pan european operations have been quite
a big step for european authorities. over the past couple years especially after. after two thousand and fifteen particularly. louis sanders reporting there for us from full heimer that police operation took place this morning thank you very much . and let's return to our top story now and yemen's continuing conflict who the rebel leaders are preparing to meet yemen's government for peace negotiations in sweden let's get more on this from adam barron from the think tank the european council on foreign relations he has covered yemen as a journalist and he joins us on the line from beirut adam you know we know the who the rebels have arrived in stockholm can this meeting really loot lead to a truce and a halt in fighting. i think the key potential here is that this could be the start of a process. it's quite far off unfortunately to say that we are going to peace in the short term future but if things go well this could be the start of
a process to return to the political track. for adams and this is a conflict that is seen by many as a geopolitical conflict a proxy war between saudi arabia and iran and do those two players really have any interest in an end to the signing. i mean first use a proxy war that i think we're going to be again and you've got to sort of the internal dynamics as well. regardless of the fact. that on these key players were all involved in yemen conflict the way the dent on this is something that is in many regards you know we're dealing with a bunch of players that have their own motivations. that being said educator remember how iran and saudi arabia look for saudi arabia is a national security issue they feel that that with this present a national security threat to them and their i hardly imagine that they're going to end this conflict on so they feel like they have you know terms that they can agree
with that make them feel like their national security concerns are taken care of meanwhile adam disses the worst ongoing humanitarian crisis in the world will we now see food aid moving in to help the millions that are on the brink of starvation . i mean hopefully that they can want to keep things that are being discussed. that are and if you've got attorneys that think that if you're a member to them just a matter of going to monetary creditors but the issue for me can be solved by. our community the how that is done is all about the economy getting started and you have a situation where eighty percent of the country population is in some way that something bigger than simply a humanitarian crisis that really underlines why there is this dire need to bring the conflict to an end quickly possible. all right adam baron from the european council on foreign relations joining us from beirut thank you very much thank you
now in a medical first doctors in brazil have reported helping a woman to successfully deliver a baby from the transplanted womb of a dead donor the baby girl was born last december but the study has just been published in the lancet medical journal a baby is born every four seconds but few barfed are as remarkable as this a healthy kill delivered after growing and a woman from a dead donor under aleve doctors who oversold this feat of modern medical science. it's a very important step really milestone for you in one form or reparative nancy because that's the first time it was dr donny and his team at the university of new medical center that carried out the risky trial helping a woman born without a womb to become a mother. she becomes much more ahead here
when the process coach emus after this surgery mimi after she get pregnant it was she felt very few. we've thought oprah said it's. now days we've heard a baby almost one year now and she's is very well a uterus transplant births have worked in the past like for this newborn in sweden in twenty fourteen. but previous procedures had only succeeded with winds from living donors off a relative of the patients. for leading gynecologists around the world the development is a game changing breakthrough in this way we can tell them well we have. live birth from the c store program and for this reason we feel that we can proceed
and offer this option to women it is airily days yet but doctors running the trial say more babies are on the way good news for women who cannot or do not want to rely on a living donor. now it's a national day of mourning in the u.s. in honor of former president george h.w. bush he passed away on friday at the age of ninety four the funeral service will be held for family and friends of the forty first president other former u.s. presidents and foreign dignitaries will also attend his casket has been lying in state since monday in the u.s. capitol rotunda where mourners have been passing through to pay their respects. and here in germany george her senior will be remembered as a president closely linked to the dramatic moments that marked the end of the cold war and german unification it was during his presidency that the berlin wall fell in one thousand nine hundred nine in that communist east germany and west germany were reunited after forty years of division and will be carrying the funeral
service live that's at five pm central european time right here in. now just time for a bit of sports after liverpool's european clock and manchester city's pep guardiola wasn't hurdle has become the latest former bundesliga coach to take the helm at an english premier league side the austrian has been confirmed as the new boss at struggling southampton recently sacked boss mark hughes wasn't at all spent just under two years at rb like singh finishing second in the club's first ever season in the german top flight. now it took over six years but christine girard has finally been awarded her gold medal in weightlifting from the twenty twelve london olympics the canadian was initially awarded the bronze medal but urine samples from the two athletes ahead of her failed doping retests they were disqualified and gerard has been confirmed as the gold medalist at a special ceremony. you're watching news
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meanwhile in china push for a home grown car industry rings and. for an old friend and it's. no longer the best place to work or find out what's taken a scrap. of cold war welcome to the program a fear is spreading inside the boardrooms of german carmakers the fear of soon having to pay a high price to access one of their most important markets and this growing concern has prompted german carmakers to act. and b.m.w. are getting out their checkbooks to boost their presence in the united states and try to persuade president not to impose tariffs against your european carmakers. they were summoned. three german car industry called to the white house to make the case against higher tyrant's on european made cars. they weren't initially expecting to meet the president but in the end he too came here's how to die mercy
e.o.t. to such a describe the encounter the meeting with the president was very interesting and he could. come in this country and. of course his objective is to see more jobs and more activity here which is in accordance with our plans when it came to pledging more jobs and industrial activity in the united states folks back in c.e.o. him went to step further and made this announcement. negotiations in greece for corporations to really build up a global. alliance which also would strengthen the american industries that move with the folks who build cars in forwards u.s. factories he says it's also thinking about producing electric vehicles in the united states. german car pulses scrambling to promise more investment and jobs in
america for a president who described himself as a tariff man it's a sign that his strategy is working whether he'll be persuaded to drop the twenty five percent levy he's threatened may depend on the kind of impression that german c.e.o.'s left on him. well long as they only were leader interested in strengthening domestic market his chinese counterpart. also prefers vehicles made in his country setting the direction for a major change in chinese car and old brand is getting a new lease on life. back in the driver's seat this age old chinese brand is offering new models with a distinct retro touch but don't let the analog clock fool you under the hood of hong she's new sedan is the kind of technology that is supposed to change the mind of buyers starting from the top president xi jinping has rediscovered the hunk
sheep brand once the preferred car of chairman mao china southern airlines the agricultural bank of china as well as state owned telecom steel and tobacco firms have placed orders but. she's a very symbolic brand as a country has developed it has become more popular or she has its specialties and its intimate connection with the people so there are more of them on the street this is totally normal. this wasn't always the norm until recently foreign car star made at the market the company car of choice was a german audi with politicians and officials preferring toyota and hyundai ones beijing invested heavily in its domestic car industry the number started changing for twenty eighteen overall car sales in china are down but sales for hunk she have jumped over six hundred percent when you look i'm proud to drive
a hunk she it's better than driving a benz be m.w. already after all if this car represents our national brand the quality is also very good and very impressive to ordered if you don't follow your passion. she maker f e w has plans to roll out more than a dozen new models by twenty twenty five including two luxury s.u.v.s and many electric models and autonomous car is being developed in partnership with tech giant by do. shareholders of japanese drug giant a kid up have approved the takeover of iris pharmaceuticals maker shire the deal is said to be worth around sixty billion dollars and would mark the biggest foreign takeover by a japanese company ever of a deal still needs to be approved by shire shareholders which are expected to wave it through later today then making takeda one of the ten largest drug companies in the world now for more on this let's bring in our correspondent there she joins me
from singapore andrea this is the biggest foreign acquisition by a japanese company ever as we've heard what the us tech a to see in shire well lots of things but not without a lot of dissidents from is a founding members who believe that the that your accusation is going to take them away drive them away from their japanese roots eyes a deal that took some nine months to find of you convince them convince the majority shareholders to settle now it's a lot to do with the economics of japan's pharmaceutical industry the working age population is declining is shrinking in japan as we all know and that means that this is the cause of it because if the pharmaceutical industry is supported by the social security system so with a shrinking population the government is really keen on driving down from prices
not without some kind of diversification to pay the cost of forward to keep those prices low and already. it's already receiving a lot of criticism from pharmaceutical companies in japan as well as america and europe with the recent government be view on drug prices so this is the situation on the japanese market and in japan in general the reason why i took it i was so keen on growing overseas. well that is one of the issues that is one of the reasons the accusation will also bring you down why the exposure to the u.s. and that is the number one pharmaceutical industry in the world this it was ition is going to bring it up to the top ten beast of drug makers in the world and that is despite the thirty something billion dollars in debt as a deathly to be quite an issue quite an obstacle for them to overcome but the
acquisition of the breaks it also allows that you've got in china in this case to increase and build more into the cities so that they can explore more experimental drugs as well as possibly lead to drugs which the predicted that japan needs japanese pharmaceuticals make up by kate are poised to become the one of the biggest drug companies in the world and rang reporting from singapore thank you so much graeme. facebook has lost its place at the top of the list of the best companies to work for the social media giant fell down to place seven on an annual ranking by jobs website glassdoor the rating is based on several factors including work life balance management and pay the board comes as facebook continues to face criticism for the way it handles users' data and deals with the spread of misinformation other tech companies including google have also fallen down the list since last. year all right let's bring in paul christian brits and
frankfurt here our financial correspondent paul courson facebook is falling out of favor among young users does it need to worry about employees now as well. well christopher let's hope that it didn't need this survey to figure that out because that has been in the making over this past year a year that has been disastrous really for facebook with so many scandals data handling privacy issues and employee satisfaction is one of the other factors in the survey and that is actually one of the ones that dropped the most for facebook many employees have complained about of facebook's move fast strategy that they say sometimes moves just too fast even though it's trying to be quick it's just too fast for people and transparency even within the company has been bad employees don't really know what's going on in management anymore until this year facebook
was very proud to say that it didn't have any major executive exits but this year almost or at least ten executives have already left including the founder of of what's app oculus rift and instagram so the good times for facebook as an employer seem to be over. these situations seems to be deteriorating and other tech companies as well tell us more and up. and if we go back to looking at this survey in the past year as in twenty fourteen twitter make the top of the list in twenty fifteen it was google in twenty sixteen air b.n. b. this year twitter and air b.n. b. didn't even make it among the top one hundred companies google is still on the list it's number eight but for a server that looks at the u.k. for example it was beaten by a water utility company how embarrassing is that another one apple is one of the
consistent it's been in there for the past years is less like than for example traditional banks or her suburban frankfurt thank you. the u.s. military. the u.s. is that lockheed martin and attempt to supply the u.s. air force with refueling planes. tens of billions of euros and business for both. the air force and. the marks the first time has attempted to crack the u.s. military since its failed bid to merge with. back in twenty. minutes thanks for watching.
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that it says works in the usual place. picture perfect german confectioner multi-tasking little miles desserts all real eye candy. crane on creations five authors to suggest or inspiration for a man's quest for a. when we think of artists we use the streets as their canvas what usually comes to mind is graffiti modern murals or political art but our first report today focuses on a young man who blurs the lines between street art and classic paintings he has an amazing ability to copy paintings of legendary artists and recreate these works on walls in unexpected places they're so good that you need to look twice to determine that they own the original old masters we travel to malaga in southern spain to meet julio i'm not saying.
when john an artist caspar davi treat me he painted two men contemplating the moon in eight hundred nineteen he would never have guessed that a copy of his work would appear on a wall in southern spain some two hundred years later. they were not counting the skies the most work. the transition from whites in the from light to very dark has to be just right. i don't get it right then no one will be able to understand the painting. just who you and i are combining lives and works in the end illusion provinces monica in southern spain he's mastered the art of copying the works of great painters such as mourning a rembrandt and. finding doesn't paint on canvas but to reach leo in isolated spots abandoned houses or the porch of man again for instance era painting by spanish artist in the first becomes
a window into see. these ruins and of egypt not far from the city. and then to i used to only pain in the studio until a good feeling artist friend of mine asked if i wanted to come with him one day that i like. your anger started painting a picture. on the wall and i really like the relationship between the painting in the environment and so i continue doing not. just needs about six hours to copy a painting but about full for the frame he uses a clever techniques that combines colors and shading to create the impression that it's three dimensional. two men contemplating the moon epitomizes the romantic view of nature banding captures it on camera and posts a picture to instagram nature as a creative dialogue between painting and the surrounding landscape.
there are two men looking at the moon from a hill. i chose this place because the landscape is just as hilly and we can see trees olive trees which are typical for this area. but if you want to see these pictures you'll have to find them first they're often exhibited so to speak in the middle of nowhere combining wants to create a new appreciation for art and he's very playful that's why he deliberately chose to paint on furman's a major sleep near a highway. was. i'm interested in the relationship between an abandoned space on the one hand and work of art an incredibly valuable object on the other. it's taking the work out of its context from a museum that protects and perpetuates it to somewhere with a completely opposite character that's what interests me. with me that it's.
like a painter throughout the ages banding now also works on commission plus some like he painted five works in the generally former palace of culture encampments in eastern germany the works included a copy of caspar daveed feed leaks wander up of the sea of fog and work by. studied at the university of fine arts in malaga. he has a small studio in the old town where he prepares his wares. he's never painted his own to reach a place because he's been obsessed with painters from bygone centuries since his childhood. he was sent to a fine arts academy for children at the age of six one of the teachers particularly impressed him. he gave you a present and on the wrapping paper he wrote colors or sounds that can't be heard and sounds are colors that can't be seen julio you have to make music with your
colors i still lived by this rule today. recreating great works of art. in unusual places. now before we take a look at today's installment of our series sweet delights it's time to get up to date on what's happening around europe we start off today's express in austria. not far from the austrian city of gods no fines there being no go in who was christmas panorama around one hundred inflatable figures decorate the family garden which is open to visitors the owners claim it's the largest collection of its kind in europe most of the figures have been imported from the us and the largest tower is around nine metres in height it's a fun hobby the glen who buys say but also an expensive one there are electronic
bill for december generally adds up to around two thousand euros. a shyam stop by the hamburger bun half museum in berlin the german capital on monday the figure which was created by two brazilian artists wasn't there just to play around it was. there to promote berlin based urban dance troupe flying steps which is planning a new show at the museum in the coming months break dancers who performs the pictures at an exhibition by russian composer of modest mussorgsky the from it will take place in the spring of twenty nineteen. the. trading company pro out room has put up europe's most expensive christmas tree in the atrium of its headquarters in munich in total the two thousand and eighteen gold coins that decorate the three metre tree are worth a whopping two point three million euro there is one major logistical drawback to
the extravagant display the tree has to be got into round the clock. you eat with your eyes at least that's what my ts mr meyer believes his creations are real eye candy as a child he was fascinated by his aunt's decorated cakes and the german food designer went on to perfect his craft all over europe in france germany and spain working in several renowned three star restaurants now he runs a school for must of protests is in the southern german state of varia we met him for this week series sweet delights where he revealed that perfection and passion don't always mix. these cakes are tiny works of art.
their own created by food design or materials mid-term i am. shocked that i have to have the kind of this event but i've got a job that isn't actually needed in this world and nobody needs chocolate all praying is ok could be so the question is how do i get customers to come to me for my luxury products i think by staring emotions and support. emote zone and also use it. much yes mr meyer is head of a bavarian pettis aris cool he teaches professionals and hobby chefs the art of making exquisite treats anyone can learn the tricks of the trade but much he says it's not about being passionate about baking. the glide shock of passion might have a cook who will improvise with a pinch of this or a pinch of that but that doesn't help with a patisserie chef you must follow the recipe to the last and especially with things
like the close the cream could end up rock solid or running fast fizzy it's too much he asked baking is like science his favorite ingredient is liquid nitrogen he combines cream white chocolate and white and in chile has everything to minus one hundred ninety six degrees celsius using the nitrogen to make a crunchy popcorn like substance. he also creates a short cake base in a few seconds with the help of a cream dispenser and a microwave. then he answered raspberries and the ice cold popcorn and what not it's done but he says anyone can make this kind of case. that this isn't the right place for a good old sack of daughter pancake amabile cake where aiming for real high and baking into. a case in point
is a shiny icing made from pureed fruit sugar condensed milk and gelatin. this tiny treatise fluffy and soft smooth but also firm and features chocolate and fruity aromas. the elaborate decorations are all handmade and upscale treat through and through. but mathias is never satisfied. no never any honest professional would say the same that's ok it might sound shocking at times but it's a good thing because nothing is ever perfect it's perfect if perfection existed they would be no progress in life it's all so it is a good thing this is good so. much he has worked hard he wants others to be wowed by his creations to him that's the
icing on the came. while staying with sugary delights is a reminder of this week's prize draw we'd like you to tell us what your favorite sweet treat is just visit our website did that lead up com slash lifestyle and by answering the question i will be in with a chance of winning an exclusive euro max wristwatch. now it's time for another one of our rankings in our ongoing series farve today we're focusing on dogs or rather dog lovers there are many different ways people show their passion for man's best friend so there are. five european artists who find canines doggone cruel. our four legged friends have probably had more exciting times but for one photographer from munich their most interesting when they're bored on a leash waiting for their owner. is number five on our list of artists who find
canines inspiring and she publishes her favorites on her blog volunteer window or waving dogs. that way the whole world gets to experience these moments of beastly tedium. these guys aren't cuddly in the least quite the opposite in fact they're sculptures of dogs from the famous oil paintings and they're made from shards of glass. they're fourth on our list of top down the works of art from europe they're polish creators sculpture must have one us god gives a new take on dogs that made their first appearance in the works of old masters. this takes a pretty hard hard to trick a dog like this first there's a delicious treat then it's gone finished magician jose alan and is pretty good at
sleight of hand but what makes the show worth watching is the doggy reaction to the mystery of the disappearing biscuit his work takes third place on our list of artists who work with humankind's favorite pat allen strix have been viewed millions of times on you tube and social media. here's an interesting material for an artist to work with this forerunner of the wolf and the dog was made out of chewing gum second place in our list of european artists who find canines doggone cool goes to mauritius the genie. the italian swears he didn't chew a single piece of the raw material that went into making his sticky sculpture he uses a hair dryer and always works with the same brand of gum which comes in both white and pink. it's said we all have
a double ganger and that's no less true of these dogs from an italian animal shelter they're dead ringers for famous authors like oscar wilde. bushong passata. there's charles bukowski. and chatham goodwin. talk of our list of artists who get inspired by dogs is down beneath. the creative photographer adopted his own dog from a shelter and he's the spitting image of william shakespeare. next featured artist is a jack of all trades you're going to go rose to fame through a series of sketches he made for the film directed by a guy of an office spend he also happens to be an actor and photographer seventy eight year old is quite the versatile told us that he needs no help with inspiration for his works.
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remember that for me it was always about art the end survival that could be about a desire for images that don't exist and dismissed it. was true but i tried to make the canvas lives and to pull something out of myself i was helpless to. take it down but if it hits that's why i end this image and also notice me it's like a consultation between would actually be or not to be mission i'm nothing. yet i see and feel when. when at that moment i completely is hold of the president starts speaking about.
that. completely to make sure that i don't have anything on me that doesn't belong to my soul or a way with a close there's no one around anyway. listen i just substance i've collected all these colored pencils. and i use all kinds of different nucleation pepe is so. the notes and for those sometimes bog standard packing paper. there for just a spin is the director fassbender for how the idea he said to me when i make an l. . you'll do the pictures. to show how lovely feed if i had already liked her from her french films for many many years and then one day i was allowed to draw her. but the most and she liked
it to this. that was one of the great experiences of my life is. this say she's or drawings i made during the film shoot in berlin and that's when i made studies like this country's to social studio. this is just because this is a corral book and the first book that was ever made about my work i must say i didn't expect the film to become such an international hit i have the courage to say that because it's true that he sacrificed and. since i was only interested in people in their surrounding exams in their
possibilities and also their devilry this kind of. for us in saying that person. that's him that's just that's good that's the face of the temple and this is paradise point that's east side pageants here. with the organ and he can photograph it when he feels the urge. to cut i can only say that interpretation only comes afterwards while i'm painting and i know nothing at all as this guy. yeah. now what comes to mind when you think of the typical german on your face book series that so german takes a fun look at the stereotypes and i attribute ascribed to them. that's so. one two week cartoonist miguel friend them days pokes fun at its.
typically germany idiosyncrasies. so we go weak ito some german humor. i don't know but to the c.w. duramax facebook page. we round off today's show with a trip to london many millionaires and billionaires call the british capital and when it's time for them to retire a regular care home is not an option we've visited a luxury residence in london where pensioners can spend the golden years in opulence around. diana staying back has been living at this retirement home in south london for a year she and the other pensioners living here can afford the comfort and luxury that the residents offers she says it's well worth the price. i just feel i'm
coming back to somewhere. comfortable and yes sure is certainly all my friends think the look surest place to come. out of. you know. there's several such homes for the super rich in britain they're spacious apartments are far removed from more conventional care homes for senior citizens. from people coming to look for the first time you can almost physically see the wall they have built around themselves because they are coming in they're expecting a traditional people's home mandatory bingo on tuesdays you know it's between seven so you can actually see as i walk around and see what we have to offer those who come down and the price is actually no i can imagine myself. an apartment
here costs upwards of four hundred thousand euros and that's without the services. the closer you get to central london the more expensive it becomes one bedroom apartments in this luxury senior home currently being built in chelsea are going for three point three million euros you can even have a penthouse with a terrace for twelve point five million additional services will call. extra of course but they're top notch and customized every taste and resident. because his mother tipped you off that it's your grandson's birthday will get our syndicate we might be coming over to join you and some friends you might be watching a movie over to you might be going down to the spa for treatment everyone knows that if you're a woman for me i might be having a. haircut or shave it is a whole host of opportunities you might be reading a book in the gulf you know it's these arms you know if you spread through anything
you wouldn't normally want to do that we do this we're giving the canvas the opportunity to do them to the food and do them in the nuclear of luxury and comfort . and thanks to modern technology everything is being done to surmount the physical and mental problems related to aging for example are immediately informed if residents forget to turn off the stove. so we do have sensors in the floor so that people have accents of all they will know about it we have done special lighting is called so case inviting which is very innovative in allowing. peak times of dollars outside not proof that the insides of people can set your involvement the idea is to make the residents feel that they live in luxury accommodation and not pensioners home it's a concept many are interested in this week we've had over two thousand cars and people from both within one hundred yards of where every building down in chelsea two from overseas people think is going to be a great place to go to
a lot of people and this is part of a wider trend were moved out of the country when they're younger teresa found it now think carefully when i go there what's been middle of the seventy things to do and see and or see quaver cities but also a great access to great medical needs but you want to be near your children your grandchildren among them is a is a good place for the number of customers. and london isn't the only city catering to wealthy seniors. similar luxury care homes for the elderly are currently in the planning in other parts of the movie. that's all we have time for today but we'll be back against more of featuring my favorite german christmas biscuit the spec you love maybe you've tried them before and if you don't want to wait that long you can find us on instagram d w your remarks are plenty more content so caesar morrow and bob are fanatical. next time on your own max said nicholas day is coming up on december sixth which in
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this is d w news live from berlin a glimmer of hope for a nation on the brink of famine could the rebel leaders prepared in the yemen's government for peace negotiations the u.n. brokered talks could be the first chance in years to end the conflict causing the world's worst humanitarian crisis. also coming up it's a first step but we could have achieved that weeks ago without rising violence we
french will not be content with just crumbs and we want the whole baguette of french protesters tell the government that suspending an unpopular fuel tax increase doesn't go far enough they have vowed to keep demonstrating. why are so many people in taiwan losing much of their sight or even going blind we find out whether intense use of the eyes a lack of light could. the reason. and if the baby has a medical milestone doctors in brazil report the first ever healthy birth via a womb transplanted from a dead don't. get equal opportunity in football women football coaches and referees meet in berlin to debate equality of the sexes after a difficult week. i'm
sorry so much kind of thank you for joining us could the guns fall silent at least briefly in yemen that is a possibility being raised by talks between a delegation of who the rebels and representatives from yemen's government the u.n. brokered to go she ations are due to take place in sweden and they are the first aimed at ending the conflict since two thousand and sixteen. passports and tickets in hand for a journey many hope will bring peace to tell occasion if you see rebels waiting to board that flight to sweden the u.n. special envoy martin griffiths has been instrumental in setting up the talks with the yemeni government such as the distrust between the two sites the rebels wouldn't get on the plane without him. our basic guarantee is the presence of the u.n. envoy with those on the same flight this is the only guarantee we have for going there. the evacuation of fifty wounded who see fighters from the war zone
has also helps build confidence in the talks with the conflict locked in stalemate . the who sees backed by iran control the north west of the country including the capital sanaa which they see fifteen the government backed by saudi arabia and the u.a.e. has set up a base in aden in the south. for years of conflict have left thousands dead and created what's been described as the worst humanitarian crisis in recent history with yemen's economy cripples more than fourteen million people many of them children facing starvation. is a country at war as of her many say that this is a country of the break of catastrophe that if this is not a country on the brink of catastrophe this is a country that is in a catastrophe. the catastrophe that sun falls is in full view of the whole world
but one many say has been ignored the hope is the talks will result in a truce allowing food and aid to reach those who need it most. let's talk more about these negotiations with adam baron from the think tank the european council on foreign relations he covered yemen as a journalist and he's speaking to us from beirut hi adam other who the rebels have arrived in stockholm what do you make of this meeting can it really end the fighting. i don't think i don't think it's going to be the kind of thing and these talks are designed to be the kind of thing that will lead to conflict succession in a consultant what we're looking at here is the beginning of process so if i think we're going to be seeing some sort of deal that's going to end the war within the you know time frame of this talks not being said there's certainly a possibility that if things go right way this could be the starting point for a process that will eventually lead to an end or at least
a new phase in the yemeni conflict and what about the larger geo political conflict at play here a lot of people consider this a proxy war between saudi arabia and iran do those two players have an interest in ending the fighting i mean absolutely you have an issue where you know look these are receiving some support from iran the yemeni government is receiving is in to support saudi by coalition. and these conditions are and that being said it's important to remember the groups doing it with a conflict where a lot of the actors are dealing with local motivations in a way regardless of whether. iran or the saudis or its outer are involved directly there's a strong chance of this where you can continue continue going on even if the saudis hold ups. i want to ask you specifically about the saudis role how is the murder of the journalist jamal khashoggi influencing these talks the saudi journalist who was killed in
a saudi consulate in turkey has that put any extra pressure on riyadh. yes it's quite interesting you know a lot of with the burger has very little to do with the conflict in yemen and showed you is actually a pretty loud supporter of the conflict. at the saudi intervention and in a lot of that being said you see increasing scrutiny and indeed you know especially judging what happened in congress yesterday and the statements made by a lot of senators a lot of increasing tensions between the united states and the saudi government so this is in no way putting i would say oh a larger microscope on everything the saudis are doing particularly the yemen talks with us all right adam baron from the european council on foreign relations thank you very much. let's catch up now and some other stories making news around the world turkey's chief prosecutor's office has issued arrest warrants for two saudi officials believed to be involved in the killing of jamal khashoggi both
men are former advisors to saudi arabia's crown prince mohammed and selma. police have arrested dozens of people and raids across italy germany the netherlands belgium and south america in an operation against italy is trying to get to the culprit based organized crime syndicate is at least most powerful mafia organization it dominates drug trafficking into europe and also operates in germany . british prime minister theresa may is battling to keep her break that plan on track as parliament continues a marathon five day debate on her deal may has already been handed a major blow her government became the first in british history to be found in contempt of parliament this after it refused to publish a legal report on breaks that. now the french government is signaling further concessions amid the biggest crisis the current administration has faced in a radio interview on wednesday the government spokesman benjamin revolt said the administration might amend
a wealth tax that has led to criticism of president tomorrow on my call this comes just a day after the government announced it would suspend planned increases of fuel taxes for at least six months now the government is responding to nationwide protests across the country over the past three weeks. let's bring in journalist jakes a goner oh he has a following the story for us in paris hi jake. spokesman quoted the president today saying the protests were attacking the republic what do you make of the government using that kind of language. it's very strong language to me but i think the nuance here is a condemnation of the violence we saw at saturday's protest that turned into riots causing millions of euros in damage in paris including vandalism of the art treatment it should be said that most of the yellow dress protesters around the country are mostly peaceful authorities are blaming the riots on an arkansas from the ultra left and the ultra right who incited violence by attacking police and
also. inciting some of the yellow vests protesters in the margins of the movement to get swept up in the violence as well so they aren't entirely innocent let's take a look now at what is behind this movement it's a movement that seems to come out of nowhere to challenge the french government. the yellow vests those alasia on their protests over the past weeks force the french government to back pedal for now there will not be any tax increases. i will postpone the planned tax increases for several months they will not come into force until they have been discussed with everyone involved. many french people are suffering from the rising cost of living and seem across planned eco tax to increase fuel prices by several cents as a failure of policy that triggered the protests according to a survey three quarters of the french feel sympathy for the yellow vests here in
the countryside the citizens feel particularly detached rundown schools dilapidated hospitals and very little money to have the ninety people have the impression and probably rightly so that purchasing power is falling you know that in general salaries in france are no one but the cost of living is higher and the gap is widening. around one in ten in france as unemployed and they are afraid of a decline in living standards. the standard of living and especially the situation of the middle class has fallen since the economic crisis there have been negative effect on the labor market with many more precarious jobs on part time jobs. and the president young dynamic and determined emanuel mccrone stood for a new beginning a break from the establishment but now many consider mccraw a president for the rich and his reforms have been massively criticized out of
touch with the average person that's trying the silence of course confirms the image of a president who sits in his palace in paris who actually has no contact at all connection with the people and is just not quite sure how to respond. visiting a police station on tuesday mccaughan kept silent but his protesters did not students demonstrated throughout the country. for france's yellow vest movement suspending the tax increase and not raising the gas and energy prices is just too little too late. that's a first step but we could have achieved that weeks ago without riots and violence if we french will not be content with just crumbs we want to hold back at. the power of the streets new protests have been planned for the coming weekend.
subject we heard there in the report the protesters are saying these moves are too little too late what will it take to appease protesters at this point. well i wish i had the answer to that i knew we could be out of this crisis is point but i think the government is certainly hoping that this. new taxes will be enough to at least through riots this weekend while they figure out their next steps are opposition parties which are saying that it isn't enough the prime minister only announced the six month suspension of the jewels and fuel tax and other plans actions the government has said it's going to actually overturn these tax reforms completely which is what the protesters want along with other demands i mean they're even been calls for macaroon to resign we're also saying that the farmers union say says they're going to stage a major protest next week jake and this is really evolved into a protest against mccall himself as we saw in a report he's being called the president of the rich how is this affected him could the swell of discontent really threaten his government. that's right tsui that
actually being called the president of the rich is something that's been going on since he was elected even before he was elected the farmers are separate but similar issue out there latching on to the momentum of the of s. movement like many others to express their opposition to food laws that will affect their business cards the all of this started as a protest against the new fuel tax as you know and then it morphed into a movement to encompass the working and middle classes to express their frustration with math and politics and drivers even included that had their own protests this week as well as high school students as we just start this is the biggest crisis natural his face and he took office there have been a public pushback for many of its reforms especially as labor reforms last year but he is not doing himself any favors by not expressing himself by not speaking to the people the last time we heard from him since the protest was sunday from argentina when he was at the g. twenty summit you condemned the violence this week he's letting his prime minister and his government spokesperson do the heavy lifting the government is currently presenting its plan to our own to get out of this crisis but as we know this could
certainly determine the rest of naturals presidency all right journalist checks again are speaking to us from paris thank you so much. you're welcome to read. our christopher is here with business now and christopher german carmakers are hoping to head off a trade war with the u.s. threats or mean that hope might have to do with their willingness to get out their checkbooks after their white house talks fox flagons c.e.o. have a decent president trump have responded positively to the plans of fox wagon dimer and b.n. b.m.w. to invest billions in the united states and create jobs there is also talk of cooperative deals such as one between v.w. and ford now the united states is especially important for german carmakers they hold an eight percent share of the seventeen million cars sold there received only china is more important in a much larger market with twenty four million cars sold annually and which the
german manufacturers hold and twenty two percent stake europe is only the third largest market for b.m.w. dominance ox wagon here they hold a fifty percent share of sixteen million cars sold annually and so that's why these car makers can't afford to ignore an invitation to speak with u.s. trade officials. they were summoned they came three german car industry titans call to the white house to make the case against higher tariff on european made car of. they weren't initially expecting to meet the president but in the end he too came here's how to die mercy e.o.t. to describe the encounter the meeting with the president was very interesting and you can. come in this country and appreciate what we're doing of course his objective is to see more jobs and more activity which is in accordance with our plans when it came to pledging more jobs and industrial
activity in the united states first fucking c.e.o. hippa went to step further and made this announcement. quite advanced negotiations in the ford corporation to really build up the global. alliance which also would strengthen the american industry that move with the folks back and build cars and forwards u.s. factories v.w. says it's also thinking about producing electric vehicles in the united states. german car bosses scrambling to promise more investment and charts in america for a president who's described himself as a tariff man it's a sign that his strategy is working whether he'll be persuaded to drop the twenty five percent levy he's threatened may depend on the kind of impression the german c.e.o.'s left on him. well or a come out spunk chief economist cramer was on the program and we asked him if this
white house mean it meeting had made us terrorists less likely. it helps that the three german cars or the german car makers promised more investment in the united states but in the end there needs to be reached by the u.s. and the european union commission i think we can change mr trump however i think it will be good that the european union follows a strategy of taking the wind off the sates of mr trump and he is a problem because i think it would be wise for the european union to cut its ten percent cut tariffs to lower two percent of the united states and to increase their defense spending to the two percent which the countries of the you of your past have any way of promised but you know the opinion does not have a clear strategy because the southern european countries out of trade off cutting tariffs because of the agricultural sector. comments on chief economist your claim of speaking there now donald trump is not the only world leader interested in
strengthening his domestic car market his chinese counterpart president g g p also prefers vehicles made in his country setting the direction for a major change in chinese card amount and an old brand is getting a new lease on guys. back in the driver's seat this age old chinese brand is offering new models with a distinct retro touch but don't let the analog clock fool you under the hood of honk she snooze sedan is the kind of technology that is supposed to change the mind of buyers starting from the top president xi jinping has rediscovered the hunk sheep brand once the preferred car of chairman mao china southern airlines the agricultural bank of china as well as state owned telecom steel and tobacco firms have placed orders. from home she's a very symbolic brand as a country has developed it has become more popular or she has it specialties and
it's intimate connection with the people so there are more of them on the streets this is totally normal. this wasn't always the norm until recently foreign car star made at the market the company car of choice was a german audi with politicians and officials preferring toyota and hyundai once beijing invested heavily in its domestic car industry the number started changing for twenty eighteen overall car sales in china are down but sales after all if this car represents our national brand the quality is also very good and very impressive if you don't feel your passion. punk schumaker f e w has plans to roll out more than a dozen new models by twenty twenty five including two luxury s.u.v.s and many electric models and autonomous car is being developed in partnership with tech giant by do. and it's thumbs down for facebook it has lost its place at the top of the list of
the best companies to work for the social media giant fell down to place seven on an annual ranking by jobs website the last door writing is based on several factors including work life balance management and pay the board comes as facebook continues to face criticism for the way it handles users' data and deals with the spread of misinformation other tech companies including google have also fallen down the list since that's just a speck to sue me now and a day of mourning in the united states that's right christopher thanks that day of mourning in honor of former president george h.w. bush he passed away on friday at the age of ninety four the funeral service a day will be held for family and friends of the forty first president other former u.s. presidents and foreign dignitaries will also attend his casket has been lying in state since monday in the u.s. capitol rotunda where mourners have been at passing through to pay their respects. and let's bring in our she is just outside the national cathedral in washington for
us hi maya the death of a former president is of course a major event in u.s. public life take us through what we're going to see it today's memorial service and who will be attending. so the arrivals are going to be starting in a little less than an hour and we're expecting all of the current living presidents to attend the service today we're going to hear an address by george w. bush the son of george h.w. bush who was the forty third president we're also going to see all the first ladies almost all the first ladies and of course vice president joe biden his wife jill biden who served under barack obama lots of dignitaries here today lots of people who are also very close with george bush we're expecting to hear a lot about how people regard him as a very family focused friendly person who people really got along with and how he really sought to forge relationships during his presidency and even before his
presidency as he served america and the united states and other ways my are we are of course going to see president trump attending and the first lady millennia he is not however due to give an address is that unusual. is not necessarily unusual we do know that there's no lost love between the bushes and the trumps because both presidents bush came under attack by then candidate trump during the two thousand and sixteen presidential election but this is a funeral that's really aimed at the family and friends of the bushes hands who are going to hear several close friends who are not necessarily big names give you a g.'s today as well as president george w. bush not necessarily unusual that a sitting president would not give an address my what is george bush senior's political legacy. that's been a big question in the past couple of days coming from an international standpoint
he's remembered very fondly especially by leaders of europe he was the us president towards the end of the cold war helped bring what was then the soviet bloc back into the world fold and what we're hearing from a lot of international leaders is that it was with his encouragement and his belief in the idea that germany could be reunified that it was actually able to happen we've heard chancellor merkel herself come forward and say that he was a key part in that process just his his support his leadership bringing east germany back together with western many we've also heard from some domestic people saying that he was a kind of person he seemed to really care about people what i've heard from people on the street who came to visit the capital while he was lying in state there he seemed just like a decent guy a family guy very stark contrast the politics of when he was president of the politics of today. or for standing in front of the national cathedral cathedral in
washington d.c. thank you very much what we heard maya just say here in germany george bush sr is very much remembered as a president closely linked to the dramatic era that marked the end of the cold war and german reunification it was during his presidency that the berlin wall fell in one thousand nine hundred nine and that a communist east germany and west germany or reunited after forty years of division . which was the moment germans had a way to for decades and while it was ronald reagan he famously called for the berlin wall to be toned down george bush sr was in office when it finally happened we. had called the chancellor of a silver unification once described bush as a stroke of luck in his country's history saying that to reunite to germany wouldn't have been possible without his help. were described as a tireless diplomat the forty first us president help soften the fronts after
decades of animosity between washington and the eastern bloc and he focally supported the idea of german reunification when other european countries were strongly opposed. on the twentieth anniversary of the fall of the berlin wall bush coal and former soviet leader mikhail gorbachev came together to mark the occasion . the war could never be reduce your dream our green. one germany. free germany a proud germany that is thankfully regained its rightful place among the leading nations of the earth. when news of his death broke bush diplomatic contributions to german unity were at the forefront of many people's minds on the sidelines of a g. twenty summit in argentina german chancellor angela merkel expressed her condolences as well as an apparent sentimentality for
a different era and transatlantic relations and would call quantisation helmut kohl could always rely on his ally in the white house during george h.w. bush's presidency we experienced reliability and strength in the german american relationship and we'll never forget this experience. george bush legacy isn't feared without controversy in germany many citizens were deeply opposed to his war on the gulf war that was co financed by their government nevertheless most will remember george herbert walker bush as a friend and a u.s. president who helped show what's possible when countries work together. and we will have live coverage of bush senior's funeral service german chancellor angela merkel will be attending along with other foreign dignitaries and of course other former u.s. presidents our live coverage starting at five pm central european time break here
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. be our guest at frankfurt airport city managed by from. welcome back you're watching news our top stories who the rebel leaders are in sweden for expected u.n. brokered peace talks with yemen's government it is the first real chance in years to end the conflict that's brought about the world's worst ongoing humanitarian crisis. and the family of president george bush sr have paid their respects at his casket lying in state in washington's capitol a state funeral for the forty first president is set to take place in an hour to half the time we'll be covering it live right here. it's a sad one surprising fact that many people in taiwan are shortsighted the alarming prevalence of myopia as it's called has been known about for some years but not
much seems have been done about it and now we have a special report from d.w. on that story. a dragon boat race in taipei an exciting event especially if you can tell who's out in front yet many here can see about this much practically nothing. some eighty percent of taiwanese children like pinky are severely short sighted by the time they leave school peggy's mother only realized this when peggy was twelve years old she was constantly falling behind in class i was in debt i hope. one day she came home and couldn't read anymore what the doctor told me that peggy would need an operation if i didn't do something about it straight away. peggy was about to go blind then tragically her father died and her mother couldn't afford laser eye surgery for her daughter and so from their small flat to peggy's mother began selling insurance
policies should then so into the early hours of the morning scraping together enough money for a treatment that's become very popular in east asia night lenses. the extra thick contact lenses reshape the patient's cornea while they sleep but they're only effective if worn every night and peggy's mother has to keep buying new ones. in a yankees everyone says it's expense of but the eyes of the window to the soul. to under she didn't see anything then the world would be a very dark place so i thought so too i want her to have pleasant thoughts to me and. peggy was lucky yet cases of sudden blindness as a result of short sightedness becoming ever more common in taiwan they mainly due to the immense pressure of succeeding at school in university. cross khan was a successful i.t. manager and to just developed
a new software program when he woke up one morning looked at his cellphone and couldn't see anything he had a detached retina hit ignored his short sightedness for too long con underwent twelve operations without success. since then he's been charring taiwan schools as a living warning to others this principal invited him personally she wants to move away from conventional teacher led classes which can be bad for the eyes and instead going in a more playful manner. the principal wants to attack the problem head on today two professors are visiting she shows him her students high marks. the professors the hair on behalf of the government analyzing study methods a high ranking official sits in the background passing of one that when you treat your shortsightedness is now a national security problem for taiwan we're struggling to find engineers and soldiers. and if our students can't see then in the end they can't learn anything
because they're bound by that you pull. the study is unequivocal what's needed are fewer teacher led lessons more breaks and more natural light that's on there for you and your thinking is your thing and how and. now recent experiments with chickens and monkeys have clearly shown that regular daylight can reduce myopia in children by thirty percent a year and there's a paper that said something that he said to everyone agrees in the staff room to its parents that other principals biggest problem socially bad say keep telling me that there are no grades for being able to see well it's exams they care about they say it's more important for their children to do well in those then it is for them to be able to see. that is something that many of their parents would rather not admit that mr khan is these children's ideal teacher a real person talking from his own experience instead of delivering
a conventional lesson that you will be able to then he's a very special person. here in taiwan we say he fell from the clouds into a deep valley and have to start all over again the children understand us once i admire him for his courage in sharing his story with us. what will one pave the path. for the people here are now learning that the health of their eyes is more important than intense study and good grades. and that this sort of learning can be really fun. for most of those here in any case. all right christoph is back with more business than a big takeover in the pharmaceutical industry a big one indeed sumi shareholders of japanese drugs into canada have approved a takeover of irish pharmaceuticals maker shyer the deal is said to be worth around
sixty billion dollars and would mark the biggest foreign takeover by a japanese company ever the deal still needs to be approved by shire shareholders which are expected to wave it through later today then making keda one of the ten largest drug companies in the world earlier i spoke to our correspondent andrea hang in singapore and i asked her what takeda saw in china. well lots of things but not without a lot of dissidents from is a founding member who claimed that the that your accusation is going to take them away drive them away from their japanese roots it's a deal that took some nine months to fight of you convince them convince the majority shareholders to settle now it's a lot to do with the economics of japan's pharmaceutical industry the working age population is declining is shrinking in japan as we all know and that means that this is the cause of it because the pharmaceutical industry is supported by the
social security system so with a shrinking population the government is really keen on driving down drug prices now without some kind of diversification petcock afford to keep those prices low and already. it's already receiving a lot of criticism from pharmaceutical companies in japan as well as america and europe with the recent government review of drug prices so this is the situation on the japanese market and in japan in general the reason why i took it i was so keen on growing overseas. well that is one of the issues that is one of the reasons the exits are also bringing why that exposure to the u.s. and that is the number one pharmaceutical industry in the world this acquisition is going to bring to it and to the top ten biggest of drug makers in the world and that is despite the thirty billion some thirty billion dollars in debt so that's
going to be quite an issue quite an obstacle for them to overcome but the acquisition of the bright side also allows tech you know that in china in this case to increase and build more of the facilities so that they can explore more experimental drugs as well as plus clearly to drugs which the predicted that japan needs japanese pharmaceuticals make up starcade are poised to become the one of the biggest drug companies in the world and rang reporting from singapore thank you so much. labels is associated with many things but not a budding startup culture well think about think again on that an organization called in part to learn to do helps young entrepreneurs to go into business for example by tapping into italian cars. bringing his bicycle bell and singing giuseppi shoes on no pedals his car through the working class spanish quarter of
naples for good queuing and coffee boasting twenty five year old entrepreneur takes his coffee to his clients don't cafe you can go with the flow set up shop wherever there's foot traffic keep your city clients their coffee and kick them out of on to the next pitch. thing is that this idea has come from the spanish quarter. as is common in southern italy she's on no has no tail and cannot ask for money for his coffee people are free to give us they see fit that way he can't be arrested for not having a vendor's license and doesn't pay tax on his earnings most people pay one euro for a coke about the same as they pay in a bar she's on a has good reason to hope i don't cafe could lead to bigger and better things. expect to see me now and a medical sensation it is pretty sensational kristoff doctors in brazil have announced that they help the woman to successfully deliver a baby using a transplanted one from a dead donor the baby girl was born last december but the study has only just been
published in the lancet medical journal a baby is born every four seconds but few births are as remarkable as this a healthy girl delivered after growing and a woman from a dead do not and the relieved doctors who oversaw this feat of modern medical science. it's very important step really you know milestone for your money for reparative nancy because that's the first time it was dr donny and his team at the university of new medical center that carried out the risky trial helping a woman born without a womb to become a mother. she becomes much more ahead here when the process called gene use after this surgery mimi after she get pregnant
it was she felt very full feel. we've thought oprah said it's. now days we've her baby almost one year now and is very well a uterus transplant births have worked in the past like for this newborn in sweden in twenty fourteen. but previous procedures had only succeeded with wounds from living donors or a relative of the patients. for leading gynecologists around the world the development is a game changing breakthrough in this way we can tell them well we have. wife birth from the owner program and for this reason we feel that we can proceed and offer this option to women it is a early days yet but doctors running the trial say more babies are on the way good
news for women who cannot or do not want to rely on a living donor. now the protection of women in sports has been a big talking point this week after allegations of sexual abuse and sexism in football here in berlin a conference for female football referees and coaches from around the world has been examining the issues you want to want to find out how discrimination still dominates and how it can be overcome. it began with afghan women footballers accusing male officials of sexual abuse something the federation denied. then the first women's ballon d'or winner at a heck of bag was asked if she wanted to twerk but the awards post this week has been a painful reminder of how women are still fighting for equality in sports. at the discover football conference in berlin female referees and coaches from over twenty five countries have gathered to learn new skills and share stories of
discrimination. it's an everyday thing first of all the spectacles or what's a woman doing me especially where you go over there the pretty much the technical me to see you are the very honestly what are you doing here women are not supposed to be doing this but sometimes after the introduction if you introduce ourselves as an international effort and it's all been she's been doing this thing for a while i have nothing to do because the game was on the other side the photograph he was about eighteen years old sitting inside the court because he wanted to take pictures said to me who are you were you not in the kitchen how practical sessions were followed by a panel discussion with extra funding in better education progress can be made. it's not it's not. it's. something the change they're more aware about all.
this is going to make. it the focus is becoming clear. women want people to talk about female sporting success not just man made controversy. kenyon's kenya is marathon world record holder. has been named men's athlete of the year by the world track and field body the i double eight s of the triple jumper catherine took the women's prize at a ceremony in monaco. this was the moment the marathon world record was smashed in berlin earlier this year now the man responsible is being honored once more. the male athlete of the year. keep trying to beat the previous marathon record by seventy eight seconds the
biggest single improvement in the toy in over fifty years he's inspired he says by his family. past my due to my family my wife my kids. the people who were clearly my. every morning when i am working now between the female athletes of the year is diamond league triple jump champion. who also impressed in the long jump but in trouble for and it was the colombian was undefeated all year. let me stand up because my legs are shaking so much very happy to be in effect here. and both of whom are first time winners of the award they could hardly be better and to the. right it's got everything from music videos fashion and makeup to charles d.i.y. repair tips you tube is the place to go for pretty much anything with billions of
monthly users it's also a money making machine for people known as influencers now forbes has published a list of the highest earning you cerberus on top is a eight year old boy who reviews toys and we have our social media editor jared reed tracking the story for us hi jared how much does this kid earn because they were in the wrong calling i think she was because this kid he's name is ryan last year he twenty two million dollars for viewing toy it sounds like the best job ever basically he plays with toys these parents film them and they put that up on you tube he's channel is cold ryan toys reviewed and they publish short very colorful videos that have made young ryan one of the most popular influences online his parents launched the channel almost four years ago when he was three years old and since then they've racked up twenty six billion views and according to forbes that makes him the highest paid you tube star today video posted almost daily and he's
usually film with his mom and opening the toys and playing with so to sum it up it's christmas day every day he's a multimillionaire at age eight and no i'm not jealous at all i hope he still going to school how does it actually work how do you earn money from you tube so let's like ryan situation for instance millions of people watch these videos and so this is an audience ready and waiting to be advertised to and most of he's a revenue comes from the ads that are played before his videos so you know when you go to youtube you want to watch something before you can get to the video doesn't. plays that usually you can skip through and sometimes during the video as well that's an. old generates revenue how is that or why is that that these influencers manage to make so much money well i need to point out of course not every influencer is as rich as ryan or they'd probably like to be but influences make money from their ability to persuade their audience an audience that likes them and is invested in them towards
a product for example and increasingly maki companies are spending more of them mocking on social media influencers and it's not just a huge issue for some people instagram is their full time career and if you're the right type of influencer on instagram you can make an enormous amount of money at the top of the least is the kardashian sister kylie jenner according to the instagram rich list she earns one million dollars per sponsor partners which is incredible she's followed by a singer and actress selena gomez who gets eight hundred thousand and footballer cristiana rinaldo here on seven hundred fifty thousand dollars it's not just these really famous people people with much more modest followings can also make a living but it's not as easy as it sounds it's very competitive and you've got to try and find your nation what's a really crowded space already pretty impressive for our social media editor gerry reed thank you very much.
you're watching an iconic creepy scene from blue velvet one of the weird and wonderful films of american director david lynch who also brought us eraserhead holland drive and the t.v. series twenty six all of these have become modern classics but throughout this film career he has also always worked as a painter as well as and a museum in maastricht in the netherlands is currently showing the biggest retrospective. after his artwork. and we have brought in mail from get up you culture with us hi robin does this artwork reflect his film absolutely i mean david lynch has always considered himself a visual artist rob a filmmaker in fact he went to college in philadelphia and it was then with other students that the sort of got interested in film and with moving pictures he could
best interpret his sort of dreamy dark surreal. amazing imagination that seems to be stalking but. really i mean one thing i should say that he he's not one of these people who's famous for one thing and then does a bit of and gets a nonstick submission because he's five is he really is an accomplished artist you said it's the biggest retrospective it's actually five hundred works drawings video installation are all display that maastricht a mix vision is called someone is in my house which is rather creepy to. you of a someone who's in this house is quite apparent when you guys the exhibition the visitor is the someone who is intruding into his house so without further ado let's intrude.
a reconstruction of the red room from the t.v. series twin peaks immediately draws you into the lintian atmosphere one you'd like to escape as soon as possible but in this exhibition it soon becomes clear that there is no escape the works of david lynch always have something oppressive about the exhibition curator stein heights points out the artist's fondness for morbid materials and if the latter were coming to spread over. here he's literally played with it he's used to dead rat wrapped in cloth or a dead bird and something that was once a piece of meat. in his later documentaries he talks about this and you can almost see the answer maggots crawling over the rotting flesh. and out of the mob. the natural world has fascinated lynch since childhood his upbringing in one nine
hundred fifty s. america exposed him to nature as a child he enjoyed dissecting mice and frogs at six he drew this crayon picture on brown paper it features houses trees and insects to fight the fire of the home of the insects are notable here because he's always been interested in the details behind visible reality when as a child he looked at a tree he saw not only the tree but also what was hidden beneath its bark like these little creatures. provocative surreal and mysterious. many of lynch's paintings feature grim imagery. in the philadelphia of the one nine hundred sixty s. lynch witnessed sex and violence at close hand. the
atmosphere on the streets was brutal murder blood and grime that's all reflected in his work expressed across the various media he uses this immersive exhibition invites visitors to confront some of the darker less pleasant aspects of the human condition. but not for the faint definitely we saw some video installation there in that report and some of those have never been seen before that's true i mean this is i mean this was the cross i have between painting and moving pictures if you like. it's a definitely for david lynch for this travel fall for this let's have a look at the very first video installation this was when he was at college in philadelphia very much a mixture of also a video really quite spooky and pleasant in its imagery but what is extraordinary reads and i've heard from people who what with him. is
a huge big he's really quite a nice chap but i think you would have to remain sane to have all the imagery in your head to put in a film i think you probably have to be a state ok. for david lynch fans tell us some of the details in this exhibition it's a museum in maastricht and it's actually going to be there till the end of april what we should lynch and why because he did a tradeoff full the exhibition itself now this is his was being spoken by a computerized white monkey so we'll let the monkey of the last.
thank you so much. ok we just have time for a minder of our top stories here on who the rebel leaders are in sweden for expected u.n. brokered peace talks with yemen's government that is a first real chance in years to end the conflict that's brought about the world's worst ongoing humanitarian crisis. thank you for watching good of you linda her act will have an update on your headlines for you at the top the hour.
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this is it we news life from girl and a glimmer of hope for a nation on the brink of famine with the rebel leaders prepare to meet yemen's government for peace negotiations the un brokered talks could be the first chance in the years to end the conflict causing the world's worst humanitarian crisis also coming up a continental quine crackdown european police states raise on the mafia swooping and dozens of suspects across four countries including germany and the family of president george bush sr pay their respects at his casket lying in state in washington's capitol a state funeral for the forty first president is due to begin in an hour. worst time.
thank you so much for your company everyone got the guns fall silent at least briefly in yemen all that's the possibility now being raised by talks between a delegation of with the rebels and representatives from yemen's government they were going to go she says are due to take place in sweden and their first aid at ending the conflict since two thousand and sixteen. passports and tickets in hand for a journey many hope or bring peace a television if you three rebels waiting to board that flight to sweden the un special envoy martin griffiths has been instrumental in setting up the talks with the yemeni government such is the distrust between the two sides the rebels wouldn't get on the plane without him. our basic guarantee is the presence of the u.n. envoy with us on the same flight this is the only guarantee we have for going there
. have been no what you have and the evacuation of fifty wounded who see fighters from the war zone has also helps build confidence in the talks with the conflict locked in stalemate. the who sees backed by iran control the north west of the country including the capital sanaa which they took him twenty fifteen the government backed by saudi arabia and the u.a.e. has set up a base in aden in the south. for years of conflict have left thousands dead and created what's been described as the worst humanitarian crisis in recent history with yemen's economy cripples more than fourteen million people many of them children of facing starvation. is a country at war as i've heard me say that this is a country of the brake of catastrophe that if this is not a country on the brink of catastrophe. this is a country that is in
a catastrophe. because has to feed that sun follows it in full view of the whole world but one many say has been ignored the hope is the talks will result in a truce allowing food and aid to reach those who need it most. aren't as we have to be now some of the other stories making news around the world turkey's chief prosecutor's office has issued arrest warrants for two saudi officials believed to be involved in the killing of writer jamal. both men are former advisors to saudi arabia's crown prince mamadou from on. friends the so-called yellow vests staged new protests on wednesday in the country's main farmers group said it would join the movement with a series of strikes next week activists described as too little too late the government's retreat from several unpopular tax measures. british woman as a theresa may is battling to keep her brags that plan on track as parliament continues in a marathon five day debate on her deal may has already been handed
a major blow to her government speaking first in british history to be found in contempt of parliament this after it refused to publish a legal court on privacy back in the best interests. police have made arrests and raids across italy germany the netherlands belgium and south america in a crackdown on one of italy's main organized crime groups they say they've detained more than eighty people on suspicion of cocaine trafficking money laundering bribery and violence the target of the raids is the colombia based the got what i get though which dominates europe's illegal drugs trade. it's being called a decisive hits against one of the most powerful italian criminal networks in the world a vast investigation starting in twenty sixteen culminated today in dozens of arrests in a silly scene here as well as in germany the netherlands belgium and south america
the european judicial agency year i just called the operation unprecedented and extraordinary result that we have reached today with their joint judicial action that has been carried out in different member states in order to fly the no one no the most powerful organization. in the war the europe wide operation comes a day off to italian police arrested the suspected new head of the cillian mafia and dozens of other alleged gangsters in poland and germany there are estimated to be at least three hundred fifty members one alleged member the owner of this pizzeria and pull jaime a cologne was arrested on wednesday and his home searched. alright let's cross now to sanders who is in poor hi i'm close to the western german city of cologne where one of today's arrests took place in the us what happened there this morning and
why has this particular the get out that member been arrested well earlier this morning authorities across four different countries launched operations targeting the calabrian mafia. in this sleepy town on the outskirts of cologne called poor hi i'm the police targeted the man who owns this pizzeria now he's a forty five year old man who lives about three hundred meters down the street where police arrested him and they say he was a pivotal member of. who which is known for its wide scale cocaine trade in criminal activities in europe. towsley bit more about them but i get the mafia a group just how powerful are they well they're considered one of the most powerful if not the most powerful italian mafia according to u.n. estimates their criminal activities including money laundering and the cocaine
trade comprise up to three percent of italian g.d.p. now that's a massive number and in italy they're also considered one of the most violent mafia groups all right now as you pointed out is a small town close to cologne seems like a very unlikely place for such a huge police operation indeed it is and that's what this took years of investigating and it was the culmination of of a years long investigation targeting the group across like i said four different countries including italy the netherlands and belgium now in germany it's considered the largest group operation police operation targeting the mafia and they were able to confiscate up to four thousand kilos of cocaine but
prosecutors said. don't don't take this as a major blow to the mafia organization in fact this might not even have put a dent into it our idea of using a sanders or reporting thank you. it's a national day of mourning in the u.s. and honor of former president george h.w. bush he passed away on friday at the age of ninety four guests have been arriving at washington's national cathedral for a state funeral starting about an hour from now on other former u.s. presidents and foreign dignitaries will attend with family and friends of the forty first president bush's casket has been lying in state at the u.s. capitol rotunda since my pay. while out here in germany george bush sr is remembered as a president closely linked to the dramatic era that marked the end of the cold war and german reunification it was during his presidency that the berlin wall fell in
one nine hundred eighty nine and that communist east germany and west germany were reunited after four decades of division. it was the moment germans had a way to for decades and while it was ronald reagan who famously called for the berlin wall to be toned down to which bush sr was in office when it finally happened we. had called the chancellor who oversaw over unification once described bush as a stroke of luck in his country's history saying that to reunite a gemini wouldn't have been possible without his help you were described as the tieless diplomat the forty first us president helped suffern the fronts after decades of animosity between washington and the eastern bloc. and he vocally supported the idea of german reunification when other european countries were strongly opposed. on the twentieth anniversary of the fall of the berlin wall first
call and former soviet leader mikhail gorbachev came together to mark the occasion . the war could never be reduce your dream our dream. of one germany. a free germany a proud germany that is thankfully regained its rightful close among the leading nations of the earth. when news of his death broke bush diplomatic contributions to germany's unity were at the forefront of many people's minds. on the sidelines of a g. twenty summit in argentina german chancellor angela merkel expressed her condolences as well as an apparent sentimentality for a different era in transatlantic relations and would call quantisation helmut kohl could always rely on his ally in the white house during george h.w. bush's presidency we experienced reliability and strength in the german american relationship and we'll never forget this experience forget.
george bush legacy isn't feared without controversy in germany many citizens were deeply opposed to his war on the gulf war that was co financed by their government . nevertheless most will remember george bush as a friend and a u.s. president who helped show what's possible when countries work together. i will have full live coverage of bush senior's funeral services here on news that starting at the top of the hour all right next we head to brazil where in a medical first doctors in that country have reported helping a woman to successfully deliver a baby from the transplanted womb of a dead donor the baby girl was born last december but the study has just been published in the last of medical journal a baby is born every four seconds but few births are as remarkable as this
a healthy kill delivered after a grueling and a woman from a day do not under relieve doctors who were sold this feat of modern medical science. it's very important step really milestone for your money for the reparative nancy because that's the first time it was dr donny and his team at the university of new medical center that carried out the risky trial helping a woman born without a womb to become a mother. she becomes much more ahead here when the process called gene use after this surgery mimi after she get pregnant it was she felt very full feel. we've thought oprah said it's. now days we've heard baby almost one year now and
is very well a uterus transplant births have worked in the past like for this newborn in sweden in twenty fourteen. but previous procedures had only succeeded with wounds from living donors or a relative of the patients. for leading gynecologists around the world the development is a game changing breakthrough in this way we can tell them well we have. live birth from the seeds for a program and for this reason we feel that we can you know proceed and offer this option to women it is airily days yet but doctors running the trial say more babies are on the way good news for women who cannot or do not want to rely on a living donor. now after liverpool's your going club and manchester city's that pep guardiola roughhouse and her toe has become the latest form of what is the
a coach to take them out at an english premier league side the austrian has been confirmed as the new boss at struggling southampton who recently fired boss mark hughes wasn't hurt tola spent just under two years to rb life city and xing second in the club's first ever season in the german top flight. all right an reminder of the top stories that we're tracking for you this hour who think rebel leaders are in sweden for expected u.n. brokered peace talks with yemen's government is the first real chance in years to end the conflict that's brought about the world's worst ongoing humanitarian crisis and the family of president george bush sr a fate there respects apple at his casket lying in state in washington's capitol a state funeral for the forty first president is due to begin in about forty five minutes time we'll be covering it live here on g.w. there's. hope you can join us that for now thank you for spending part you take with us. in the.
letter we were struck when we were now eighty percent of americans and some people in our lives will experience hardship i listen. to some. minds. biometric features like the iris or fingerprints are unique and can't be changed. that's why they're used to provide secure protection for passports mobile phones and bank accounts. but these features are easily accessible we leave fingerprints every time we touch something so our biometric feature is really secure after all they're often used to protect some of our most sensitive data.
do i t companies and government agencies do a proper job of protecting biometric data from cyber attacks or are the criminals one step ahead. what happens when that data falls into the wrong hands. a growing number of people are using biometric data to access digital devices like mobile phone as. the data are easy to use and you can't forget that as you might a password. but most people don't realize that when they access their devices they leave a data trail. the month how do you
unlock your phone which in fact my finger fingerprint is the phrase a fingerprint is it's safer and i think it's safer to buy you said the phone they figure a pretty good print felony but why they figure enough the pin number. was easier and faster. it's so it's all use touch id. we're at munich airport to meet i.t. security specialists going up parata. governments and private sector companies often make use of his expertise for example if their systems have been hacked. do we place too much trust in the security of biometric data. given this data is not secure and it's vulnerable to attack. we usually have no idea where and how our biometric data are stored sometimes this
information is encrypted sometimes not. we did it can also be stored on the device that we're using or in an app or in a cloud. just isn't going to be able to it's certainly convenient to just use a fingerprint to unlock a digital device the system works well to. until the data falls into the wrong hands this is new technology and we don't have a lot of experience using it. if something goes wrong it's often too late to fix it and this is shown suspects. this is how the biometric fingerprint authentication process usually works the image is evaluated converted into digital form and then stored in a database. and when you try to access the device with the fingerprint it's compared with the image in the database if it matches your in.
if it doesn't access is denied but how secure are these systems. to find out more we've arranged to meet a berlin hacker who calls himself star bug. last year he showed us how easy it is to forge a fingerprint. we meet up with the chaos computer club a german hacker association where starbuck wants to demonstrate a biometric fingerprint hack it involves us swapping fingerprints. starbucks fingerprint on the phone screen is scanned in. editors on the computer and then printed out on transparent film.
the printers then smeared with regular glue to create a mold. is it really very easy to outsmart a high tech scanner. two hours later when the glue is dr with the lid off. after breathing on it briefly we attach starbucks fingerprint to our. reporter's finger. lo and behold the scanner says user identified and starbuck is in or rather we are. using a simple glue mold to trick the scanner. we were working with the only detection device that was certified in germany for that. the company claimed that the device could distinguish between a fingerprint mockup on the real thing. and so we used a fake fingerprint and the device couldn't tell the difference. and it ended
for us that's definitely cause for concern today we want to find out whether there are similar problems with security systems that are based on the iris of the human eye. we take a photograph of starbuck's iris. he loads the digital image onto his computer and adjust it to the correct proportions . the next step is to print the resized image. and then. we'll switch the security settings on his phone to iris detection. systems to this should allow me
to unlock the phone with an image of my iris. access codes. and is it secure the suits the manufacturer says it is but we'll soon see that it's normal i mean as much as. we bought some generic contact lenses at a drugstore will help to make the iris image more real. stick. to. show them so take the image and hold your jaw for me because i'll turn it on. to. you know we're in. the unbelievable. high tech security system is outsmarted by a simple piece of paper. with. cyber attacks on individuals are bad enough but it's even worse when criminals hack into databases
where extensive numbers of such images are stored. test today might involve just one person it's criminals can just select a victim and coffee that data and in those databases there are five thousand zeven hundreds of thousands of quality ira so fingerprint images. you don't have to waste time fixing them up when with because. biometric data is widely available on the dark with a part of the internet that can only be accessed by means of special software. it's a virtual meeting marketplace for criminals to the for. the crooks hide their identity behind pseudonyms and encryption systems. millions of personal data records are offered for sale on the dark web.
we've managed to track down some sites used by the identity theft mafia. what we uncovered was all kinds of data stolen from people all over the world. including names. addresses credit card information bank account details. we did a search using for a search term biometric and found people were off for forging fingerprints. replica fingerprints used to fool security systems we have no idea who this fingerprint actually belongs to. we also saw numerous offers for illegal travel documents either complete forgeries or stolen ideas that had been tampered with. ports for
most. including germany. biometric passports are also available like this one from the u.s. . we contacted one of the sellers. with biometric features can you give me one. how much when can you deliver. we wait for their reply. even the theft of conventional data can become a huge problem for those targeted. data were stolen vo social media. company.
she initially ignored the demand for payment. but just a few days later. this time from collecting agency. no not again. i'm calling about a letter telling me that i had ordered something except i didn't. start it home. but yes i misses her but that's not me and i already spinning this can actually show the thousand it became several thousand euros in total one invoice for three hundred euros another for seven hundred and then a thousand to me that was going to be in the mail kept on piling up three or four letters a week do you think all that in school some eventually the bill was over thirteen thousand euros then i thought you have to take action or something and discuss how
i'd like to file a complaint. as i did. despite being the victim the onus was on her to convince the police that somebody had been shopping using her name to throw at them to be thinking through grief what we need to know is that you didn't actually order anything and that you can't explain this no i ordered nothing. i'm sorry if i'm repeating myself but we do have to ask you have no explanation for these orders. to the. nightly calls no i've asked my friends and my sister has raised the phone. pole though the criminals merely grabbed her name and date of birth from facebook the resulting trouble for claudia her coat was enormous hers was a case of straightforward conventional identity theft. but the repercussions brought her to the edge of a nervous breakdown. going
to is sadly not surprised we asked him to comment on our research. he is convinced that the growing use of biometric data in digital systems will change the nature of identity theft with dramatic consequences for victims. many of the door i don't want your data have been misappropriated large you will not be able to use them again. users with a stolen conventional password comprising letters and numbers can change at any time what they can never alter is their fingerprint. and there's a good deal of evidence indicating that hackers are specifically targeting biometric data. our research indicates that millions of people have been affected. in two thousand and fifteen the u.s.
office of personnel management issued the following statement it reads in part. all records indicate legal fingerprints were likely compromised during a cyber intrusion five point six million people were affected. in the philippines in two thousand and sixteen hackers broke into an official voter database where fingerprints were stored. fifty million people were affected. in india last year there was a security breach in the government's biometric identification system known as tar . one point two billion people were affected. india is the world leader in the use of biometric authentication all citizens are
required to submit data for a high tech government passport. people already use that document to register for pensions and benefits if they can't provide a jennifer cation with an iris image or a fingerprint they can't access the system or their benefits. last year the government effectively issued a cybercrime alert. dechen large enormous shown cyber crimes and cyber the question of cyber security one of the see these issues arising in the advanced economies like america. and. india's biometric databases have been repeatedly hacked into. one of our sources tells us where to look on the internet to find the stolen material. we find both
conventional and biometric information including digital fingerprints. we also learned that criminals have used this data on the black market to buy state subsidized food. we traveled to the city of about three hundred kilometers north of mumbai where the heck took place. i don't think we find several people whose data were stolen. like. one of them agrees to talk to us on camera. gear is a furniture dealer he's forty years old. he's going to show us his government receipt book. it indicates whether someone has received food benefits but there are
no entries in the book. is doing ok financially so he doesn't need government help . but the official online monitoring system shows that goodyear a has purchased food. whoever did it used to go jerry's biometric data his hard number. i think. this confirms somebody has stolen my fingerprints. the government these days has been emphasizing fingerprints that wouldn't they've made it mandatory to link bank accounts without hard numbers at the moment there is pressure on the police but i'm afraid it's obscene sitting. here as prints are now available on the digital black market. if someone uses them to commit a crime could become a suspect. people in the west have largely not paid enough attention to this problem. in india hackers have managed to
penetrate the world's largest biometric database which contains information on more than a billion people. investigative journalist. discovered the leak in the database she wrote a newspaper article on the story in january twenty eighth. and described how she contacted some criminals online. these told her a software program that provided access to the government's biometric identification system with access to the data of one point two billion people it was illegal for her to buy the program and she faced the possibility of criminal charges but she did it anyway i know all but she's in a soft. but i have to do it because. before me many reporters they try to highlight this issue they want to flood this issue but they couldn't do it because they were not having any concrete evidence to prove became so i had two
options to go fourteen for this illegal way to follow this illegal he wanted to keep unflagging or to keep on highlighting the shows which no one was going to be from since it was a matter of national security as well as the privacy of every indian i took. to that decision and i finally went ahead with this software chasing the software after all. the government continues to deny that someone broke into the system. shows us the original e-mail that she received from the hackers. this message i received from my previous anonymous sources those who were offering these will. be given the big guys who thought they charge the equivalent of about five euros for access to the system at the time just about anyone could buy the software program. and say. when sensitive data is hacked whether through carelessness security gaps
or theft the consequences for those affected can be devastating. despite numerous serious incidents last year the indian authorities issued another call for citizens to submit biometric data. this letter to an individual was titled enrollment of residents whose biometrics match that of other residents the recipient was told. if your biometrics are not updated within fifteen days your number will be deactivated. the authority in question refused to comment when we asked how fingerprints and irises can be assigned to a number of individuals. for this amounts to irresponsible behavior. when the
state collects data on its citizens they in turn expect the state to take care of those data evidently that's not the case here but to be fair it's sometimes not possible. so you have to ask whether it's worth conducting a universal collection of citizens data given the risk that it could trigger total chaos this is an absolute discos alston's and. the police have to remain anonymous when investigating criminal behavior on the dark just as the criminals do. and the police therefore use fake identities to make contact the transaction.
they need that online deal to be sealed in order to prosecute criminals in the real world. we want to show our findings from the dark web to an expert from the cyber crime task force of the getting in city police in germany. in the meantime we get a response from the person offering fake passports they tell us to send them the relevant data and even the desired place and date of issue and fingerprints. the post comes with a price list we pretend to be interested in a spanish passport valid through two thousand and twenty eight. the post offers worldwide delivery.
police investigators found violent specializes in dark net marketplaces and is familiar with how the criminals work. we showed him the results of our research. it's a commercial site not unlike e-bay or amazon buyers want to have a logo for recognition purposes there are ratings to. these sites sell identities and buyers determine what data they want to have included a quote for you that might be made up names or those of real people you know i'm going to come up through. the ongoing. including photos and fingerprints which criminals used to create a new fake identity while also providing replica fingerprints. limited to them all the criminal needs is a suitable means of reproduction for this biometric feature
a filter for you know. we've often seen fingerprints by the good will but more recently three d. printed faces in order to deceive apple face i.d. to torching or it's a growing trend to include those whom. so far the german black market usually deals only with conventional data you can buy lists of names addresses and financial information for six to ten euro those. no one seems to be offering biometric data not yet and it seems to be merely a question of time until they do but the form of the experience has shown that all databases are hackable and have been hacked our. we finally get a response from the person who offered to sell us a fake passport. he wants various kinds of data a fingerprint scan a copy of our reporters signature and an id photo.
he shows us a sample of how the fingerprint scans need to look. we agree to this deal for journalistic purposes only. this person does not rate on the dark web which is unusual we used a computer program to generate the fingerprints and the id photos so no such person actually exists. we send off the data and add a query about the passport. will this data be in the chip. and. they say they can forge passports that have biometric features. but is that really possible. today's id documents are supposed to enhance security for travelers and speed up check in procedures as here at munich airport. biometric data is integrated into an invisible radio frequency identification chip in the passport. the chip transmits
facial data stored in the passport to a monitoring facility. there the data is compared with the digital material that's stored here on the screen at the time of the check. if they match the passenger is allowed through the security gate. the passports from different e.u. countries may look practically identical but we're told the technology involved is often different. you just long to get through these each country issues kids who are these are if i d chips and so if i have a german passport i need to keep from germany it's because if i have a french passport and it came from france i don't really have friends in possibly that i insist on trying to. biometric passports are supposed to be forgery proof but the european border agency frontex told us in an official response.
there have been some cases in the e.u. and showing in the area of forged passports that had a manipulated chip. another disturbing development is that hackers are now able to access facial data included in european passports. here we use a simple mobile phone app to activate the chip in a german passport. and not encrypted data in some non european passports can sometimes also be accessed. the passport forger finally gets back to us. he says please send the money to the bitcoin address below so he can get started. this is where we break off contact and then hand over our research to the german authorities we have
no idea whether we would actually have received the forged biometric passport that the seller promised. when stolen data appears on the dark web hackers have usually acquired it by exploiting a vulnerability in a software program it takes about a week for these security loopholes to be discovered and closed. but then it's usually too late to help those whose data have been compromised data flow in many i t systems is not properly monitored. and security specialists say there are between four and eight million attacks every day. germany is fourth on the list of countries that have been hit hardest. ve use new data protection regulations called on private sector companies to do
more to protect sensitive information. but germany remains vulnerable to cyber attacks. the u. regulations don't seem to have helped much when it comes to improving our security systems the. professor is the executive director of the e.u.'s agency for a network and information security. expertise is widely respected in the i.t. sector and he's increasingly concerned about the spread of identity theft. right now he's on his way to an i.t. security conference in potsdam. we asked him why experts can't get a grip on this ominous problem. that is going to happen a lot of companies are bringing i.t. products on to the market but no one seems to know whether they actually provide proper security i think is that possible today to the sort of like unfortunately
yes when i buy a product i don't know what sort of security features it might have. yeah that's the case was typical fingerprint readers facial recognition software and smartphones. but it's not there's no guarantee that it will do what the manufacturer claims all i can do is hope that it does so those are the most hopeful . the head of the e.u. agency for networking information security can only hope that a product is safe. security will be a key topic at the conference. a lot of participants say that the new regulations don't go far enough to protect private data which govern the death of regulations alone solved data security problems the private sector and security authorities should adopt practical solutions but that's becoming more difficult to do because. as you have to do that is if you have escaped liability for i.t.
products would be a big help and there's major pressure on developers to be the first to get products on the market that often leads to products that have not been verified being made available the word emerges pretty soon that they're vulnerable to all manner of attacks that could some. please and that enables hackers and cyber criminals to access the data on that service without authorization. of to dothan the action here would help but i think it's too quiet as a decimal to have. e.u. regulations impose heavy fines for companies that don't protect identity related data. but what if the data protection software has security loopholes that make it vulnerable to hackers. you could buy it in and when this thing goes on he. says that the manufacturers are not liable for this problem. and the initiative
is mostly there has to be a point where somebody in the chain sells a non-secure product that does not meet data protection stipulations with it off and they have to be made liable somehow. do you see a chance of comprehensive i-t. liability after. a moment is that right now it's not politically expedient to keep monitoring the situation kerry. professor is on his way to the e.u. net security office in athens where there's plenty on the agenda. the e.u. is working on a new on line guidelines. we've come to the university of least inch trying to visit. he's the co-director of the cyber security research center here. he says german authorities need to do more to protect personal data despite the new e.u.
regulations. the new agency has been set up to implement those regulations but for other believes that the legislation doesn't go far enough . to make his point that many i.t. systems are open to attack he's written some software code for us. this fingerprint scanner is similar to the ones that are used by german authorities . as software captures a print. just open the capture area the fingerprint scan indicator starts flashing for you we put the print on it and it scanned into the system has forced. the image of the print is transferred to a separate computer for processing. but there's a big security risk here because the transfer is not encrypted.
florida has written a software program that exploits this flaw in the security system. it's a t.v. version i like to bait the trojan with a keystroke and when i press a capture the program replaces the real data with some random material that we choose which will use an image of a skull and crossbones for this test. i told. them this software can also create fake fingerprints that look absolutely real when you put your forms on a. hacker who has access to the image data including fingerprints can choose to copy them or alter them stories own purposes to. pull you to do this that's how fake fingerprints can end up in id documents that could be used by criminals could soon didn't come. would a government office be able to spot and intercept this sort of malicious software.
you think india we've seen cyber attacks on the just talk of nuclear power plants and energy companies they would go into any computer is vulnerable to attack. and of course that includes computers and population records offices in computer infancy and could. in germany millions of citizens have submitted their fingerprints in recent years using scanners that don't offer proper security protection. see that in hanover is the world's biggest computer trade fair. among the vendors is the company behind the fingerprint scanner. what do they know about this serious security loophole and are they. willing to comment. the company in question is derma laws
a subsidiary of germany's federal printing office and as such a government agency. will provide biometric authentication for governments who want to ensure that when they issue a passport driver's license or similar document version that individual is unable to engage in identity fraud to use it for the moment. they're standing kluges a presentation of a similar scanner we put it to the test this thing martha stewart is that photo then encrypted in the device. there's no it's sent to a p.c. where it's in code it see if it done to be called it a hot time to spoof as if so photo on the transfer and then coding coded as a kind of but no exception on the device no if it is it's on the so in future even though the images will be encrypted before they leave the device opposite oh it's a demand being made increasingly by banks it's possible somebody right now we can
do encryption starting with the p.c. could be up to it's up to that say for the so this device right here is also used it does just get the shake up off but in on what i meant by the citizens registration agency. i can show you that you never got that. but the states that doesn't do this is the z f one used by the registration agency is that the same one it's a bit bigger. does it have encryption. they want to know who they're dealing with this obvious i don't know your customer thought this is all stuff talk and what do they want to. you know fuzzy on i'm doing because they're assuming a huge scope for criminal minds by monkfish to just strip they want to prevent somebody capturing that fingerprint once it's transferred to the p.c. at some. so you can see the notice it o'keefe. and that's possible yes
too much. so the company is aware that the device is vulnerable something the german government is surely aware of given that the loophole has been around for ten years. all the more puzzling then is the discovery of this article by a member of germany's federal administration agency which recommends this very same fingerprint scanner for the schengen system a scanner that's vulnerable to hackers in germany and worldwide using any fingerprints or other personal data. the problem is one of global proportions. mr would earn enough but don't forget that we have not been exactly state of the art for the last ten years. and there is room for improvement as are good with encryption and the hardware itself for example in the market the good example then view of ordinary citizens have the right to expect top security for our data if that's true and that's not the case.
does it really is time to take action as that so i don't go around says it's limbs presence and. we talked to officials at the german parliament and at various government ministries about these security problems. and got this response from the interior ministry. the collection and or processing of personal data with or in information technology systems can be considered reasonably secure . not exactly a ringing endorsement. the european union needs to do more to prevent the misuse of data based on fingerprints. for years e.u. external border facilities have been using a scanner that's not secure. starbuck proved that by creating replica think of. that the scanner accepted as real. on
a more sinister level terrorists also use these replicas to hide their identities. last december police in turkey made a shocking discovery after raiding a suspected terrorist hideout in the city of hear. their raid was filmed and we managed to get a copy of the video. the authorities arrested ten members of the islamic state organization. they also found evidence indicating that the individuals had been using forged biometric identity data. to. police seized cash identity papers fingerprint molds and replica fingerprints on. the investigation later determined that the suspect had used a fake prince to provide identification for money transfers. this suggests that terrorists are fully capable of using forged by of the traders are able to steal
fingerprints by hacking a database or they simply forge them. as the fake prints are then scanned into a specific database. that allows them to set up a fake identity profile that can then be used anywhere that uses fingerprints as a form of identification for figure politically like airports and passport facilities and if you do two things with you. it's aware of. this lord's data can also be used to open various kinds of secure accounts of in europe and commit up there is that dangerous. it will be extremely dangerous because we trust that biometric data for the whole but we often ignore or don't want to believe that it's fairly easy to manipulate that data was pussy that. the illegal trade in digitized biometric data is booming the systems have become increasingly vulnerable governments and private sector companies are duty bound to protect our personal
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