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the evidence. says it's. because just this is about the truth. truth detectives starts june thirtieth w. . everyone and welcome to another edition of the show i'm your host meghan lee from cold feet to kinky music we've got a mixed bag on the show today here's a look at what's coming up. cold as ice riding the waves in iceland freezing water . home away from home visiting in elegant island
retreat in france. and a touch of class take a luxury train ride through the swiss alps. the soccer world cup is well underway in russia and even though germany in the title defenders are out around three and a half a million visitors from all corners of the world are still expected to attend and of course they will want to take home some souvenirs so now is a good time to take stock of how well things are going on the sidelines in terms of merchandising ticket sales or just a small part of the revenue generated from such an event t. shirts whistles and goods with the world cup mascot on them are the real money makers we take a look now at how vendors are fairing at this year's world cup. the world cup's oficial mascot. otherwise known as is up the bulk of which roughly
translates as the one who scores goals it's. about his job is to keep everyone's spirits up and to keep the world cup cash registers ringing. his face appears on caps scarves and all sorts of other world cup memorabilia on sale not just enough air but all over the world. zambia back i might not be the most original mascot but he's the one that suits russia so we award him three balls. and official world cup anthem is supposed to be catchy and motivational. live it up is performed by eric just record from costa rica will smith from the u.s. and. it doesn't have a whole lot to do with the host country russia and it's not exactly storming the
charts so from us it's just two balls i suppose a letter is so two thousand tents in russia the fans have their own way of cheering on the team. they look like salads in fact their traditional russian instruments known as for us and they're the tournaments oprah's really instruments. must there are a lot less annoying when to say less and they're authentic so we give the last goes thankfully i think the world cup lasts a month but the souvenirs were last on. lifetime and tattoos are the most long lasting momentos of all tattoo studios are getting lots of requests for footballs trophies and flags these days. richest can already be felt every day all
foreigners shows up that's what so but who doesn't end up regretting the tattoo we're skeptical so world cup tattoos get just two balls from i. just think of russia used to think of. but this bar and it got to remember one of the tournaments host cities serves world cup beer specially brewed for the matches being played there like the peru france game. it's made in the local brewery to a soundtrack of football anthems secure as world cup bid from twenty ten for example. take. them back it was. shallow whatever music is played whether it's classics rock or contemporary r. and b. whatever it is that energy is transferred into the water and gives the beer a certain character so my beer gets the character of whatever music we were playing
. beer with character and inspired idea fans love it and we do too so we give it four ball i. well one of pop's longest running feuds appears to be over. the front man of the king announced that the band would be reuniting for the first time in more than twenty years. now over the years the band chalked up a slight you really got me and lola. there he's also said the group is making a new kinks album. so we'll be keeping our eye out for that meanwhile another music legend must now be referred to as sir more on that coming up at the top of today's express.
tuesday so the former front man of the bee gees' diary can't receive a knighthood as buckingham palace for his services to music and charity. now seventy one he formed to be jesus in nine hundred fifty s. with his late brothers maurice and robin and stormed the charts with hits such as how deep is your love and stayin alive. barry gave received the award from prince charles and may now call himself such a. before and after a five hundred year old sculpture of st george and the john of a star in northern spain has been ruined by a bunch dressed aeration attempts by a local hard teacher. it's not the first incident over its kind in twenty twelve there was a similarly disastrous restoration of the homo mural in for joe klein a pensioner who left christ looking disfigured. but the botched restoration has
become a tourist magnets so maybe as done there will soon be a popular destination to. the looming titan amram has attracted large numbers of horticultural fans to shotguns betime nickel guns and bill halley mina to sell them occurrence not took place seven years ago native she was to munch on the titan iram can grow to a height of almost three metres in the week's news to gather enough energy to fly one just for a few alice. it's milton's carrying a stench which attracts pollinating insects. hagar logan and is iceland's first professional surfer now he's mastered his country's fares waves under extreme conditions and by that i mean in extremely cold water sometimes the surfer can't even feel his feet when he hits the waves but his
passion for the sport keeps him going. ah ha. our only two. nights linda is about as well known for surfing as thailand is for skiing and yet the land of fire and ice is a hot tub among surface for those who've served all the world's best spots this one off is something new it's the home to us iceland's best and only professional surfer pace our loyalty ennius on it's very hard to get started in surfing you actually because there's no surf shops and the forecast this really hard to breathe and the waves that come into our eyes and are usually really big and heavy because there's a lot of open ocean the circumstances might not be ideal for beginners but if you really want to start surfing then then you'll just find your type.
they found looking he has found just one type of waves and it's time rection and life changed. as a boy he was trying to act if easily distracted in school and in a tourist troublemaker that did not change much over the years talking about it getting into trouble and having having that negative energy outlet you know i started drinking at a young age. around thirteen i think and my whole group of friends were drinking a lot child was always partying and it was really starting to take a lot of energy for me and i lost my focus away so. and ending up having to quit so when i was nineteen i quit drinking and that's pretty much when my career started. eventually he wanted to become a professional snowboarder but then in spite of the extreme conditions people drawn to the we'll said.
during winter within a couple minutes or half an hour an hour you're going to loose all the fields near toes in your hands and your feet are going to feel like blocks of ice but sometimes if you just divide it into like two ways so you either get out and you get warm or you keep surfing and you're still cold but if if if you'd rather keep surfing and still be cold then get out and get warm enough of course you just keep surfing so it's just a matter of what you want to you know how how you're how strong your colleagues. the cool of the waves is strong it was featured in a twenty minute film an icelandic surface called the a cool. though he and his friends playfully evolves. the consequence of assessing the twenty five year old practices in. the slow moving passive yoga technique helps them find him
in a battle. most of all he likes to be out in a chair he never gets bored and i said. there's not a lot of people you know compared to how big the land is and. the variety of of. the natures is incredible you know you can you can drive for an hour and you've already seen. ten or fifteen types of landscapes so so it's just there's so many things to explore and so many adventures to do and so it's there's this nice beautiful. camping hiking so things go to shooting photos and movies and traveling around the world the film good and father paid condo be anywhere son is from home the more he wants to be to tyson's freezing
cold way. too cold for me all right time now for a sneak peek into someone's humble abode and for today's edition we're heading to brittany in northern france through the island of betty. this is where french architect bruno adik decided to build his summer residence and as you'll see he combines a traditional structure with all the modern amenities possible. a forty five minute boat ride from the west coast of france leads to an island paradise on the atlantic ocean barely. the houses here have to adhere to strict architectural this one was described as neo britannic style a natural ventilation system has been built into the granite wall to keep the air circulating. the architect.
hello welcome to bell. and i own this house and. now. we're here in the living room all the largest room in the house. purposely kept sparse and clean white. i think i've heard it's a bit like being in cotton wool without. as a contrast to the abstract character of the living room i want to we have something very concrete. that you don't perceive a sun. just like a mirror reflecting the landscape. to curious designs is two story house with his wife and yes also an architect. their main office is in paris. this one hundred twenty square meter house on balliol serves as their
second residence. when are you going to. into the kitchen which is not quite the right word because it's actually part of the living room. so this is where the action is and everyone in the house can take. well the kitchen is completely open and very low key is a nice cut. from the kitchen it's just a few steps to the staircase leading to the master bedroom. now we're in our bedroom. which was conceived in the same way a living room. where the white and sparsely furnished school. would try to create a feeling of space. despite the limitations of the house. and the climate and believe it is always mild creating
a cozy atmosphere inside the house. for no has an office on the second floor where he often retires to work on his latest projects. on the floor boards why do we always have to work. even when we're here atop a cation home as an architect you always have projects and sometimes you have a bit of distance and can relax you look at the job done better than you would under different circumstances would you still through the. skylight or build throughout the a frame house giving it not just the feeling of openness but also generating light and heat. this holiday home is located about a kilometer from the atlantic ocean tranquil landscape is great for walks and a perfect place to escape the hectic house on bustle of life in the french capital . at the back of the house there's
a two hundred square meter garden. over now where in the garden which is divided along the south side is. a lot of stones here with the old trade as it bears fruit every year and we hope we can soon make our own olive oil. field or you know. thanks for visiting bill you. go to the. only man a slice of french paradise. yes definitely more my style as well all right for the next part in our series this week on train travel we are heading to the mountain landscapes of switzerland and one of the best ways to enjoy them is by train in both winter and in summer so let's hop on board the glacier pullman express for a ride that you'll never forget. at
an altitude of some three thousand meters the is the biggest class here in the alps switzerland is packed with sondra breathtaking views. express which connects the famous ski resorts of summer it's with sam and provides a window onto this well as well as the standard service passages can also relieved because glory days of luxury rail travel on the classy are pullman express some fifty people are settling in for a journey back to the nine hundred thirty s. the normal glass to express takes eight hours to cover two hundred forty kilometers but this train is fast it will take two days to pass through ninety one tunnels and cross two hundred ninety one bridges. is a new steps in a way. to make. more work but more so what's going on. and
a very lovely. thursday takes them from san maritz to undermind along the singletrack narrow gauge railway it's one of only three round roads to be listed as unesco world heritage sites. the so-called crocodile locomotive dates back to the nine hundred thirty is the first drive of christophe owner takes allegedly pays for the cubs the tunnels and the viaducts. at the end of a long before the in the old of the engine is the more work it requires i have to monitor everything more self listen to noises check the temperature on a modern engine that's all done by a computer. train reaches the rhine just in time for lunch
the river is calm here and the passengers make their way to the elegant restaurant cabs. ok. everything on this journey is an example of swiss precision and tradition travel is something the swiss have mastered. coverage of. this is why we are world champions not in football unfortunately we never will be but we're champions in train travel and we should be proud of this the swiss always find it hard to show their progress that there's no of a country where people travel more by rail they also have the longest train travel the swiss are allowed to be proud from todd to tell you the most called. passengers are certainly having a good time the train continues on its journey through the afternoon and in the
evening the guests embark to stay the night in a hotel. the next day begins with plenty of steam and a completely different train. at the fork of pass not far from under the classier pullman express has to go through a tunnel. but the passengers have another treat in store for this book the train is over one hundred years off to a climbs up to more than two thousand metres where there is still snow on the ground. state council works in england as a stoker on a steam engine. this is the whole lot of this week's whole of. the us open the what . we we go all these roadways all over the place and this is a fun test a god but the switzerland throw ice and for the heritage but.
up and down through switzerland from the full capacity to trying to take the steep downward trip into the valley. it's not sam out now so the journey is drawing to an end at the passengers still have one more pleasure in store. at feige they clamber off the train only to board another type of vehicle in cable cars. biggest and longest class in the alps is also a unesco world heritage site. in the valley the classy has disappeared behind the clowns while the classier pullman express continues on towards the mountain on the passengers probably won't see the mountain at its best but they won't let the cloudy weather get them down. there it's very comfortable. that you can really get away from our hectic everyday life and enjoy the landscape. no stress very
comfortable we also had good food definitely do it again it will be them on. the nostalgic journey is coming to an end the passengers arriving happy and relaxed after a trip on the world's slowest express train. when i was growing up making and minnie mouse were all the rage but over here in germany fix and fox they were the competition now they were twin fox brothers who were a hit with the public here now a new exhibition takes a look back at these classic comic characters and what made them so special. a new exhibition in the city of oberhausen in western germany germany's most famous folks in fiction foxy. they were created by hall of the german walt disney the exhibition spans three floors and includes over five
hundred exhibits including original sketches and comic books. for the last artist to work on the fix and folksy comics it was a job that meant a lot to him personally the. characters evolved over decades it's grown up with them so i really knew them inside out i know where every building in their universe was located that lupo's tower was on a hill and everything to tell. the german equivalent of mickey mouse was born in one nine hundred fifty three. popularity seems so odd that you dungaree wearing folks his live in a self-contained universe off folks called other inhabitants including the raven an absent minded professor i'm sweet little loop engine readers grew especially fond of the wolf a bit of a slacker and a greedy good for nothing. he was everyone's favorite being and i think he's really cool if you look at the early comics he was a bit more of
a big bad wolf but by the end he had this big fat shiny nose and he was actually very cute. since twenty fourteen. states is being managed by austrian media. most of the exhibits on display are on loan from the collection. and. i'm very happy to be able to make all this material available to the public. you know allows us to explore a piece of cultural history a piece of our personal history but it's really very special seeds every single visitor is immediately drawn in. is from team of them started first into. existence to the exhibition. get to a movie selves in the fix involves the universe complete with the retro mission deicing from bullets games to toilet paper. on the exhibition that sounds many on a trip down memory lane. and with that we've come to the end of the show but
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this is d.w. news live from berlin can a bitterly divided europe come together e.u. leaders arrive in brussels for a summit set to focus on the thorny issue of migration france and germany are hoping to bridge the deep divide between member states on the americas says the issue has the potential to make or break the union also coming up not welcome here hungary as well.