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♪ brent: this is "dw news," live from berlin. a sickening terrorist attack. britain's prime minister condemned as an assault on muslims in london. theresa may visited the mosque knew the scene of the attack, promising a tough response to terrorism in all of its forms. a 47-year-old man is in custody after driving a van into worshipers driving into the mosque. also, day one of the divorce. the first day of formal exit talks comes to a close with the british and eu negotiators saying they got off to a promising start.
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and a supporting the journalists who hold the u.s. president to account. dw presents the white house press corps with its freedom of speech award, breezing reporters for continuing to do their job despite coming under fire from donald trump. ♪ brent: i am brent goff. it is good to have you with us. with words that rang disturbingly familiar, british prime minister theresa may has condemned yet another terror attack in london. it happened earlier today when a van plowed into muslim worshipers outside a mosque. one man died at the scene but police say it is unclear if he died as a result of the attack. 10 people were injured. the driver described as a 47-year-old white man from wales
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was arrested on suspicion of terrorism. he was grabbed by locals and in down until police arrived -- pained down until police arrived. >> no one! reporter: begging the crowd to show restraint. a mosque leader stood between angry worshipers and the man who plowed a van into them shortly after midnight prayers. when witness says a man also spoke to the crowd. >> he was shouting, i want to kill muslims. literally he said that. word by word. reporter: this is the van, the latest weapon in a spate of attacks. one man died at the scene. it was believed he was receiving first eight at the time of the incident. in the aftermath, a local imam described how he held back the raging crowd at the scene. >> a group of people quickly
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started to collect around the assailant, and some tried to either kick or punch. by god's grace we managed to surround him and protect him from any harm. stopped all forms of attack and abuse towards him that were coming from every angle. >> there she is, theresa may appeared --theresa may. >> reporter: theresa may arrived at the mosque to meet community leaders. still dealing with the backlash to response leslie. may said britain would overcome terrorism. >> be terrible terrorism attack to place less my was an evil act born out of hatred and it has devastated a community.
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i am pleased to see the strength of that community coming together come all face united in one desire to see extremism and patriotism -- and hatred of all sorts german out of society. -- driven out of society. reporter: this community the latest to stand up in the face of extremism. brent: staying in britain, the country began its first day of negotiations on exiting the european union today. the eu and british diplomats charged with working at the complicated terms of a exit called -- brexit called their first day of talks productive. david davis and his eu counterpart michel barnier said they were heartened by the meeting and insisted the tight deadlines over the next two years are achievable. >> today, we agreed on dates. we agreed on organization.
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and we agreed on priorities for the negotiation. in a first step, we will deal with the most pressing issues. we must lift the uncertainty caused by grexit -- brexit. we want to make sure the withdrawal of the u.k. happens in an orderly manner. then in the second step, we will scope our future partnership. brent: let's bring in our correspondent joining us from russell's. good evening, oliver. welcomes through today's discussions between britain's david davis and the use michel barnier. -- the eu's michel barnier. oliver: there was no progress
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made on any of the substantial and contentious issues. but what they did clarify was a timeframe under which negotiations will take place in the coming months and weeks ahead. that is the approach that the year. -- the european union suggested. a very interesting day here in brussels. that owns the negotiations will go ahead to first talking about the uncertainties as he heard in the soundbite just now. such as eu citizens living in the united kingdom as well as vice versa, british citizens living in the interview. also the irish border. it seems there is a lot of common ground, so they might find solutions easily and quickly. but there is a contentious issue on the table and that is the brexit phil.
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-- bill. 60 to 100 bills the eu might demand. as you imagine what the u.k. is not happy paying any of that. these topics need to be solved then they will move on to the other phase. brent: we understand the u.k. negotiators are still not instant that they are legally bound -- not convinced that they are legally bound to be this exit will. what did negotiators say as they went into the talks today? oliver: nothing really that we would not have heard before. brexit minister of the u.k. david davis says he wants a strong and special relationship with the european union. he also said he wants to find a deal like no other deal history. really bold words from the british side. does not share this optimism, by the way.
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-- the eu does not share this optimism, by the way. they say, for instance, they talk about astonishment that the british side things could go on that easily. but the overall atmosphere was quite a positive one. brent: oliver, thank you during much. dw is a company the process of -- accompanying the process of britain's -- it is called the road to brexit. today we hear from ex-pats in spain and their worries for the future. >> your take on the results of the general election. >> there is no such thing as a hard or soft brexit. there is either leave the eu
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were not. -- or not. >> in 648 days you will reach brexit. >> i am a freelance broadcaster and journalist born in the u.k. but living in spain since 1985. the thing with brexit is no one knows what happens next. evelyn thought britain would stay in europe. -- everyone thought britain would stay in your. -- europe. now there is a feeling of uncertainty. the situation here in terms of health care and patience is a very complex one. people are worried about losing that health care. there already seeing the value of their savings plummet. a lot of them are very worried -- and a lot are older and are worried about their health care, losing their health care. in some instances we have heard
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tales from places like new york where people have -- british people he got to the hospital and you d't haveealth care that's not true, but it goes to sh there is a lot of confusion about it. we didn't think this would happen. a lot of people cannot vote because of the 15 year rule here. i went to bed as a european union that -- european that ght and woke up and ex-pat. that is a huge shock to myself and a lot of people who base insults he. i may have to go back and get spanish qualifications for working in spain. i may have to reregister. i may have to come out of the country every 90 days like my american friends have to do. there is a whole new raft of regulations that the worst-case scenario could be coming my way.
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i will be looking at other ways of staying in spain, even if that means taking spanish nationality. >> it is very hard for a certain type of british person to give up their passport. it is a declaration by the see her queen, and a lot of people have an emotional time. -- tie. this is what the whole referendum was. elect of british people to give up a british passion would be very hard indeed. brent: here's a look at some other stories making headlines around the world. the death toll in an islamist militant attack on a tourist resort in mali has risen to five. two european union staff were among the victims. it was the latest in a series of high-profile assaults in north and west africa. the four attackers were all killed.
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the government of the central african republic has greased -- reched a peace del, ending four years of clashes in a conflict that killed thousands. the french capital has been rocked by yet another terror alert. a man jewel of a car laden with explosives into a police vehicle in the heart of paris. the attacker was pronounced dead shortly afterwards. no one else was injured. the 31-year-old man had been high security watchlist since 2015. reporter: the driver's car burst into intenselames in the middle of champs-elysees late in the afternoon. >> i saw the car that was in
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between the police vans. he was going really fast. the police stopped a few seconds leader in his car exploded. there was smoke inside. police went to get him out of the car and that is undertook his body out. -- when they took his body out. reporter: police later said the driver was dead if not said how he died. no police or passersby were hurt. the driver was reportedly on a high risk islamist watchlist. it is the second time in three months police have been attacked on the champs-elysees. in april a policeman was killed and two wounded in a shooting incident. this latest incident is being investigated as a terrorist attack after gas cylinders and a rifle were found in the vehicle. >> the car contained a certain number of weapons and
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explosives, which eventually would have allowed him to blow up his car. the individual is deceased. the investigation has been handed to the paris prosecutor and cap iteris department. -- counterterrorist department. the threat level here is extremely high. reporter: france has been under a state of emergency since islamic extremists killed 130 people in 2015 in several coordinated attacks. the interior minister will present a bill wednesday to extend the state of emergency until the beginning of november. brent: you're watching "dw news." still to come, reporters at the white house awarded for upholding the principles of a free and independent press, often in the face of an aggressive u.s. president.
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that story, plus helen will be here with the latest business headlines. stick around. we will back in 60 seconds. ♪
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♪ brent: welcome back. more top stories come in britain, a 47-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of terrorism after driving a van into a crowd of pedestrians outside a mosque in london. prime minister theresa may called the attack sickening. one man died at the scene. another 10 people were injured. negotiations on britain's exit from the eu formally got underway today with british and eu negotiators saying they got off to a promising start. michel barnier and u.k.'s david
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davis agreed on a structure for the talks with the u.k. making important concessions. every year, dw recognizes outstanding efforts to up all the principles of an independent and free press. this year's recipient of the dw free-speech award goes unusually to reporters in the u.s. -- the white house correspondents association. the dw -- they set a new benchmark in plutko reporting. reporter: with its freedom of speech award, tortorella recognize the white house correspondents efforts to report in a challenging political environment. >> this prize is -- we are encouraging and showing our solidarity with our colleagues at the task of following the
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u.s. president's political actions. >> not you. now you. your organization is terrible. where are you from? >> bbc. >> there is another beauty. quiet. don't be rude. don't be rude. no. i'm not gonna give you a question. you are fake news. reporter: journalists in the united states are under attack by the president. trump's per vote mode of -- preferred mode of medication is twitter. if donald trump doesn't like the coverage -- >> it's fake, phony, fake. reporter: the white house correspondents association has
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represented journalist covering the u.s. president for more than one century. today is more than ever, protecting correspondent's writes and making sure they can do their job in washington. >> being here helps advance the cause of transparency and the urgent need for journalists and citizens to be able to express themselves and hold their leaders accountable, then it is and that's i -- it's in that spirit that i humbly accept this award. reporter: he and his colleagues are determined to keep reporting the facts and asking critical questions. the wort is a sign that the world is watching what happened in the white house press room very closely. brent: congratulations to them. the paris air show is in full flight.
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helena is in the business desk. helena: the paris air show is the world's biggest. it opens its doors monday. faster, higher, further. that used to be the name of the aviation game. but aircraft orders have declined by half since their peak a few years ago. airbus and boeing are hoping their time will bring in the orders. reporter: emmanuel macron arrived at the world's biggest air show arriving in a military transporter. production was fraught with many problems leading to delays and cost overruns. macron's flight is a gesture of support for the european aircraft maker. as for passenger jets, airbus continues to count on its giant a300-80. they hope to reverse the trend with a new fuel-efficient model. airbus agrees with american
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rival going that demand for new aircraft is set to grow. >> as you will see in our market outlook update, we see over the next 20 years the world needs 41,000 new commercial air dance. -- airplanes. helena: boeing has announced the development of a new giant jet. it features room for up to 230 passengers, 10 more than before. boeing is making changes inside as well. luxury less multimedia is the new concept of qatar airways. the airline has been hit hard by the blockade imposed by other countries and -- >> we have had a lot of consolations -- cancellation, especially from countries to do the blockade.
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but we found new markets and this is our growth strategy. reporter: it is mostly connections to your. -- europe. helena: as you can see, plenty of foot in the world of aviation. boeing -- plenty afoot. let's talk to jens. boeing is wrapping up the competition with airbus. is it paying off? jens: well, what we saw recently, especially the bingo -- bigger single aisle planes, certainly airbus was profiting from that. so now boeing is bringing out their biggest narrow-body plane so far. wall street seems to like it. the stock among the bigger winners on wall street. overall the airplane market
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still seems to be strong and enough to support more than one big airplane maker. airbus also traded to the upside on the european markets monday. helena: in other news, donald trump sitting down with tech ceos. what can we expect from that meeting? jens: overall it is a bit more of a brainstorming at this point but still a lot is on the table. for once, the u.s. government would like to renew their pretty-aged computer systems. there is talk that some computers are still running with floppy disks. on the other side, technology companies have needs. they want to know what is going on with immigration, h1b visas, what that means for potential employees outside the u.s. that also, repatriation of the
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billions of dollars u.s. companies have outside the united states. those are just some of the topics. on top of that, theoretically that could mean more machines and less government officials in the near future. helena: jens, thanks for that. sports clothing maker puma lost its attempt to block a line of popular sneakers in a german court. they said the soles infringed on two of its patents. the court saw differently. that's the latest from the business desk. back to brent. brent: thank you very much.
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in football confederation cup in russia, asian champions australia and down against world champions germany. but the squad bore little resemblance to the one that won the world cup three years ago. the coach wants to use his tournament to test out his young prospects. they mainly came through. reporter: a powerful start by germany's youthful squad. just five minutes in and australia were one goal down. the germans held control for almost the entire opening half, creating plenty of chances. but australia fought back in five minutes before the half-time whistle. he noted the equalizer. there was more action three minutes later. it resulted in a penalty being awarded to germany. he stepped up and put the main shaft in front. after the break, they extended
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germany's lead to 3-1. australia was far from throwing in the towel. the striker. one back. -- stricker got one back. been down the hatches. the match -- batten down the hatches. 3-2. a tough clash for a young team. brent: croatia's faith and 30 is -- he testified last week trial of these is -- the club where he played earlier in his career. if charged and found guilty, he could face up to five years in prison. use reminder of the top story we're following. in britain are --
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prime minister theresa may visited the mosque and call the attacks sickening. one man died, 10 were injured. after a short break i will be back to take you through the day. stick around for that. ♪ [captioning performed by the national captioning institute, which is responsible for its caption content and accuracy. visit ncicap.org]
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