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110w with impunity. investigations are now focusing on the hospitals where he worked, it is feared that faced with unusually high mortality rate, senior staff may simply have chosen to turn a blind eye. some already face criminal charges. and as hergel begins his life sentence, investigations continue into others who may yet emerge as having most prolific postwar serial killer. facilitated, however unwillingly, murderous ambitions of germany's jenny hill, bbc news, berlin. scientists in the united states have ca ptu red scientists in the united states have captured the first images of cool gas orbiting the supermassive black hole in the centre of our galaxy. hello, welcome, this is newsday, i'm they say the gases feeding the and land in london. the headlines. buckle, helping us understand how it works. this row of telescopes placed ina works. this row of telescopes placed in a chilean desert detected the rings of gas. we speak to an -- i'm and land in london. the headlines. —— i'm ben bland. warveterans and astronomer at the school of sciences world leaders on other sacrifice of who led the research. this is the those who died in the d—day landings 75 years ago. they were soldiers of closest black hole to us, meaning that it's the only black hole we can democracy. they weathermen of d—day study in such a fine detail, because and to them, we'd owe our freedom. there are other black holes but we won't be able to track every individual star surrounding it. the thousands of lawyers much through important part of the life of the hong kong, protesting against black hole is how it is an material government plans to allow people to be extradited to mainland china. i that falls into it and is expelled i'm rico hizon in singapore. also on
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newsday. rebuilding marawi. we —— how it eats, so... the workings returned to the city in the of the black hole are actually the philippines where islamic state tried and failed to take control. workings of this material which falls in and is getting expelled. so and the guzzling black hole in the heart of our galaxy. scientists this gas is the livelihood of the unlock new secrets. hello, it is black hole. i was expecting to put a limit on the amount of gas rather than seeing such a clear sight from one side to the other. because we expected the creation of an accretion disk, but we actually have never seen accretion disk, but we actually have never seen the delineation of the disc itself. you've been watching midnight in london, 7am in singapore and iam in normandy where 75 years ago, allied troops landed on the newsday on the bbc from singapore beach of northern france. it was the start of an invasion by american, and london, i am newsday on the bbc from singapore and london, iam ben bland. plenty more still to come including this: british and canadian forces who beyond meat and beyond expectation, helped to liberate europe from nazi the maker of plant —based meat germany. now hundreds of veterans substitutes post his first quarterly have returned to mark the anniversary of one of the most
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report since going public. and momentous operations in military before we go i would like to leave history. world leaders also attended you with these pictures. a timelapse the events in northern france to ofa honour those who fought there. lucy you with these pictures. a timelapse of a major dust storm barrelling williamson reports. through texas, the phenomenon on, caused by a major complex of moving piper plays. the sounds that made europe's history are buried on these beaches. storms is rare in texas. the above gold beach, where gunfire rang out 75 years ago, a lone piper marked the moment national weather service says winds british soldiers set ghosted up to 60 miles an hour. that foot in occupied france. is where we will leave this edition of newsday, 20 more to come. stay with us. —— plenty. the din of battle echoing for some beneath the silence of the crowd. hello. i survived but they blew the face of my mate. whilst rain has been plentiful they lay behind, just for some parts of the uk recently, by the side of me. others we have seen very little. three guys, one grenade, they died. that is about to change you can't describe it. through friday. this deep area of low pressure going into that ramp, tracking northwards across the uk onto bodies, the gis, you didn't know whether will bring some notable rainfall, they were alive or dead. in particular to southern it used to give me nightmares. and eastern counties of areas which haven't seen much rain recently. the rain stays with us as we go into saturday. it's pulling its way northward and along the coast, at ver—sur—mer,
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theresa may and emmanuel macron saw the foundation stone laid all the while we will see some windy conditions. quite a tricky rush hour through friday morning across southern counties for a new memorial in honour of england and wales. some heavy and persistent rain working northwards. a fine start across much of scotland, northern england, northern ireland. of the 22,000 british—led troops who died in the normandy campaign. but some rain will arrive into the east of northern ireland the faces around them, a reminder that wars through the afternoon. between nations, between ideologies, winds are very much are fought by individuals, a feature of this forecast. that this war was they are becoming particularly gusty fought by these men. along southern counties of england and the channel coast. if one day can be said to have determined the fate of generations to come, in france, in britain, thunderstorms developing in europe and the world, behind the rain. temperatures in the mid that day was the sixth ofjunei941i. to high teens. it may not feel that way given the strength of the wind and the rain. let us take a closer look at friday afternoon. thunderstorms developing quite widely across southern and central counties of england into wales as well. george batts, a d—day veteran who had campaigned for the monument another tricky rush hours through in honour of his fallen commerades, friday evening. rose to remember them. notice the strength of the wind. gusts between 45 and 55 mph none of them wanted to be for the channel islands, channel coast, southern counties part of another war. of england and wales. this area of low pressure but when the test came,
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still with us as we go when freedom had to be fought from friday into saturday. for or abandoned, they fought. notice the squeeze on the isobars. they were soldiers of democracy. what a windy night for many as we go they were the men of d—day through friday into saturday. and to them, we owe our freedom. still some heavy rain, still some thunderstorms developing across a large swathe last post plays. of england and wales. this rain transferring further northwards into the central belt of scotland, eastern scotland, at bayeux cathedral, and pushing westwards into northern those who never returned ireland. not a cold start to saturday. from the normandy beaches were honoured by veterans it is a blustery day on saturday. and leaders from the commonwealth strong winds, further in a service of remembrance. the prince of wales paying tribute alongside the men who'd fought heavy spells of rain. under his grandfather. the bittersweet words we'll see some spells of sunshine in central and southern england. of the kohima epitaph read on behalf another windy day, average speeds of the fallen here in the first but the gust will be higher. —— french town freed by the allies. for your tomorrow, gusts. further south, a mix of sunny spells, also some blustery showers. we gave our today. average wind strength through saturday. when my life is over by the time we get to sunday our and i reach the other side, area of low pressure is starting i'll meet my friends from normandy and shake their hands to clear away northwards.
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with pride. still some showers around on sunday, particularly in the north and west. turning drier with lighter winds in the south and the east. at the us cemetery, america's modern day president gave his thanks to the servicemen of the past. you are the pride of our nation. you are the glory of our republic. and we thank you from the bottom of our hearts. applause. the experience of american soldiers on 0maha beach among the most brutal of the allied campaign, etched onto the faces in front of him. we know what we owe to you veterans. 0ur freedom. on behalf of my nation, i just want to say thank you. applause. at arromanches, british veterans gathered on the beaches they once took.
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as europe remembers those who will never grow old, there's a need to cherish those who grow older each year. those for whom remembrance is memory, for whom a nation's heroes were friends. for whom a minute's silence holds within it the noise of war. hello, i'm a ben bland with bbc world news. our top story: murmuration ‘s have taken place in as the sounds of remembrance drifted northern france marking 75 years since dd happened. the leaders of back across the channel, there's a sense they may not be britain, france, and the united many moments like today. when europe pays tribute to the heroes who are here with us, as well as those who aren't. states gathered to commemorate those lucy williamson, bbc news, normandy. who gave their lives in the normandy landings injune who gave their lives in the normandy landings in june 1944. hundreds attended events. dozens of lawyers have conducted a silent march through the streets of hong kong to protest against plans to let's now take a look at some of the allow people to be extradited to day's other events. thousands of lawyers have held a silent march mainland china. in this story is trending on bbc .com. two extra time through hong kong to protest against errors from england have given the plans to allow the extradition of people to china. at the moment, netherlands a dramatic victory in
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criminal suspects are not surrendered to the mainland because the nations league semi—final. they will now face portugal in the final of concerns they may not get a fair trial. the proposal has sparked a in porto on sunday. that is all. huge backlash from businesses, stay with us on bbc news. lawyers and diplomats who say it will lead to the breakdown of hong kong's legal autonomy. for more, we are joined kong's legal autonomy. for more, we arejoined by stephen kong's legal autonomy. for more, we are joined by stephen mcdonald who has been following events from beijing. hejoins us now from there. talk to us through this extradition proposal. what could it entail? well, the government in hong kong is facing what seems to be a growing level of opposition in that city, against this proposal to enable its citizens and also people visiting hong kong, to be able to be 80 sent to the mainland of china to face trial. ——to be able to be sent to the mainland. this is the legal fraternity marching through the
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streets of that city. you can imagine these people are quite conservative by nature so thatjust shows the level of concern we are getting. the business community, academics, universities, western governments, all voicing their concern about this proposal and what it is, they are saying it doesn't matter what the accusation is, people simply cannot face a fair trial on the mainland because courts there are controlled by the communist party. according to the hong kong government, when hong kong was handed over to mainland china, it maintained its independent judicial system. they say this has meant that there are fugitives hiding out in hong kong and something has to be done about this. but, despite that no doubt legitimate concern, there are many,
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many people in hong kong worried about this broader problem that the government in china might, i suppose, use trumped up charges to grab activists to grab anybody, in fa ct, grab activists to grab anybody, in fact, to bring them back to mainland to face court. indeed, kong lawyers are saying it is being pushed through extremely quickly in the legislative council. —— hong kong lawyers. in other users — make news, mastercard has suspended its name oui’ mastercard has suspended its name ourcampaign mastercard has suspended its name our campaign after he was accused of raping a woman in paris last week. —— khuram butt. he strongly denies the allegations. —— neymar. the american singer r kelly has appeared in courtand american singer r kelly has appeared in court and pleaded not guilty to the latest sexual assault allegations against him. 11 new
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felony sex crime charges were a lot — make announced last week. some carry a potential sentence of up to 25 years in prison. the singer's lawyer has described them as a rehashing of old allegations. now to the philippines where two years have passed since the beginning of the siege of marawi city. on may 2017, jihadists loyal to the so—called islamic state, took marawi by force. after five months of heavy bombing and more than 1000 deaths, government forces liberated the city. today, large parts of it remain in ruins and thousands of people are displaced, living in makeshift camps. the government has pledged to completely liberate marawi by the end of 2021. our philippines correspondent howard johnsonjoined the government—controlled tour of the city to see what progress is being made.
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bbc drone footage show that large parts of the city remain completely devastated. here, the city's grand mosque, an iconic image of the siege, 1.5 years after the fighting, it is still peppered with shell holes. i hereby declare marawi city liberated, that marks the beginning! applause . the philippine government has said it will completely liberate the city by 2021 but looking around marawi, it is apparent that progress has been slow. i am here on one of the main streets here in marawi city's ground zero. as you can see, from the left, a mechanical digger clearing some rubble from the war zone. locals have complained that these diggers are often inactive but during this government—controlled and army backed press trip, we are seeing that the diggers are busy at
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work. local officials say rebuilding has been happening by work —— hampered by exploded devices, so fear is one of the families who were impacted. she and several others crowd into a crowded heart. live in the cab is incredibly tough. translation: it is so hard. we only have a small amount. my grandmother experienced a stroke because of the sun was up experienced a stroke because of the sun was up i will not accept this as my permanent residence. there are fears that delays in rebuilding could cause resentment and a potential recruiting tool for jihadists still at large. the military says that is minimal, the threat. we believe that the death of the last leader, after the death of the last leader, after the death of the last leader, the capability of recruiting, training and organising
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and other attacks, have been maybe nil. local officials insist all explosives will be cleared of blush __by explosives will be cleared of blush ——by august of this year, keeping them on track to hit their 2021 target. an ambitious deadline considering the extent of the damage. you are watching you stay on the bbc, live from london and singapore. still to come on the programme, a cleanup expedition removes 11 tons of rubbish from mount everest. also coming up in the programme, astronomers say they have seen, for the first time, a se ring that surrounds the black hole at the heart of our galaxy. —— gassy ring. the queen and her husband began their royal progress to westminster. the moment of crowning in accordance with the order of service, by a signal given, the great guns
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of the tower shall be shot off. tributes have been paid around the world to muhammad ali, who has died at the age of 7a. 0utspoken but rarely outfought, ali transcended the sport of boxing, of which he was three times a world champion. he was a good fighter. he fought all the way to the end, even through his illness. yes, he did. uefa imposes an indefinite ban on english clubs playing in europe. today is the 20th anniversary of the release of the beatles lp sergeant pepper's lonely hearts club band, a record described as "the album of the century."
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welcome back everyone, you're watching newsday on the bbc. welcome back everyone, you're watching newsday on the bbce welcome back everyone, you're watching newsday on the bbc. is on in singapore. i'm ben bland in london. our top stories: the leaders of britain, france, canada and the united states have joined veterans and honouring those who fought and gave their lives in the d—day landings 75 years ago. thousands of lawyers have marched through hong kong to protest against government plans to allow people to be extradited to mainland china. and the netherlands beat england 3—1 in extra time to reach the final of the inaugural uefa nations league competition. let's take a moment to round up some of the front pages from around the world now. main story in the japan where we begin is the outcries are dropping its merger deal with renault, this is after it failed to win the support of nissan for the deal —— fiat chrysler. le
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figaro shows the headline declaring the failure with the marriage of fiat with renault. saying into your —— negotiations were interrupted once the government intervened. and arab news says iran may sell limited qualities of oilfor arab news says iran may sell limited qualities of oil for goods, iraq says the model is based on the food for oil deal. 11 people have died while trying to reach the summit of mount everest this year, making it the deadliest climbing season since 2015. nepalese authorities are being questioned over whether they are issuing too many permits. there is also an environmental impact. 11,000
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kg of rubbish has been removed from the mountain. lina spent weeks collecting food wrappings, bottles of empty oxygen cylinders. shep is also recovered for bodies which were taken to base camp and flown to kathmandu. —— sherpas. a documentary maker about the 2014 avalanche says these concerns have existed for some time. it's become increasingly crowded on everest since 1996 and it gets worse every year. in addition to do many permits being issued, i think there was a more narrow than normal weather window, so more people claiming in what was normally around 12 days. this time there was only five days. a lot of people going for the summit in a very short period of time. the - we've been
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talking about the deadly season and how bad it has been this year. this expedition has collected rubbish, it raises another issue which is that the sheer amount of waste left behind, everything from tents to empty oxygen cylinders. forgive me if this is a simplistic view, but, people who climb the mountain not have a responsibility to bring the rubbish back down with them? yes, they do. is the responsibility of they do. is the responsibility of the tracking company, guiding company, they are required to pay a rubbish permit and are supposed to demonstrate that they are bringing it off the mountain, everything they have taken up there stop that i don't know how the police died. certainly it means they have to bring back oxygen bottles or things like that —— police that. that rubbish permit is $10,000 us, but it's just the impact of the manatee being on the mountain, just certain
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things that you are not going to be able to carry back —— human impact. carrying back human waste, but beyond that, it's just a messy place, lots of materials brought an intense left since the very first expedition. if you want to get home alive, there are just things that end up being left at home. an australian filmmaker and climber speaking to me. sudan has been suspended from the african union after security forces there killed on civilians this week. the union's peace and security commissions is further action will be taken against sudanin further action will be taken against sudan in this power is transferred from the military to a civilian the transitional authority. are you has also called for an investigation into the killings of pro—democracy testers. more from the capital,
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khartoum. this streetjust behind me leads you to the former protest area outside the army headquarters. just a few days ago there had been thousands of people walking down this street going out to demonstrate for a civilian government. but today you can see it's quiet. we can't get much closer because there are members of the r sf militia group as well as government soldiers guarding the area, but what we've learned from eyewitnesses and protesters who we re from eyewitnesses and protesters who were there on monday morning when the area was attacked is that they felt surrounded. at around five am, they saw members of the security forces surrounding the protest area, gunshots came in from different directions and in some cases there we re directions and in some cases there were snipers on the top of buildings. they say there was chaos, people running. some tried to save those who were injured but were not able to. dog is aligned with
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opposition groups say there is a severe shortage of medical staff in hospitals which are being inundated with injured victims. 0utside hospitals which are being inundated with injured victims. outside in the neighbourhoods there are reports that the militia groups are attacking civilians. a german nurse has been sentenced to life in prison for killing 85 of his patients. neil's hurdle gave me equal doses of medication to patients at two hospitals —— lethal doses in northern germany. he is believed to be germany's most prolific serial killer since would want to. -- world war ii. arriving to account for his crimes. neil's terrible says he can't remember how many patients he killed —— hergel. sentenced today for 85 murders. investigators believe he probably killed many more. his victims, elderly, infirm, defenceless. 0n the wards of two
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german hospitals hergel administered drugs in fatal doses then tried to resuscitate the very patients he attacked. christian's grandfather was one of them. he told the bbc he wrote to hergel in prison to ask him why. he just wrote to hergel in prison to ask him why. hejust said wrote to hergel in prison to ask him why. he just said that he lost the contact why. he just said that he lost the co nta ct to why. he just said that he lost the contact to people to human beings, lying there. it was just bodies for him. he was killing everyone he could get, just playing with them, like someone who is using something mechanical, like a computer. you switch the body on and off. christian was among relatives in court today, they want to know why, for five years, court today, they want to know why, forfive years, no—one court today, they want to know why, for five years, no—one stop hergel. don't let i promised my family that i wouldn't just bring don't let i promised my family that i wouldn'tjust bring the murderer to justice, but others i wouldn'tjust bring the murderer tojustice, but others responsible,
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tojustice, but others responsible, to two translation:, it's to two translation: , it's important to two translation:, it's important that we get to those who were responsible for letting this develop into a series of killings. the german authorities, this case raises painful questions. hergel acted alone, but over five years he was able to kill patient after patient with impunity. investigations are
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