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this is d w news law from berlin the brutal scale of disaster of the earthquake and tsunami in indonesia starts to emerge about. getting to the bottom of such survivors begged to be airlifted out of the area as food and medicine run out some say they haven't eaten for days the government is trying to rush aid to the
stricken region but it's facing many obstacles. also coming up german authorities in the flashpoint city of kenneth say they've stopped a planned attacks against foreigners and left wing activists six man accused of forming a far right terrorist group have been arrested. the novella caught academy honors two scientists for their groundbreaking work on cancer therapy we explain why their research could mark the start of a revolution in the fight against the disease. plus protesters gather in barcelona and other cities in northern spain to mark the first anniversary of the band referendum on catalan independence one year later how united is the movement to break away from spain. and the separation area d.j.'s broadcasting golden oldies into the homes of the elderly today is international day of older persons and we'll hear just how much of angel radio in southern england means to ancient listeners around the world.
i'm simply someone that some has gone it's great to have you with us indonesia's government is struggling to cope with the aftermath of the earthquake and tsunami that hit the region of soloway sea last week authorities are rushing to get aid and rescue equipment to the area the president has now called to other countries to pitch in and help more than eight hundred forty four people have been confirmed dead so far tens of thousands of people are homeless. the moment disaster struck first an earthquake then this tsunami. indonesia is no stranger to natural calamities and the government has been keen to show it was ready for this one but the region at the center of the disaster around the city of palu is remote so the rescue operation has been slow to get off the mark. this woman is begging to be airlifted out of the region responding to the distress president joke over dodo help distribute emergency food supplies he also was
a rise international aid agencies to enter the country to help struggling local authorities. didn't expect it to be like this with hope and pray for the communities affected and asked them to be patient we know that there are still a lot of things to do urgently but with conditions as they are that's not possible right now. the aid agencies may have permission to enter the country but they still face huge difficulties the biggest problem right now i think it's access a lot of agencies like ourselves struggling to get to locations most affected. or is one of the most affected area really need to get into that location with other agencies and try and understand what's happened. gradually people are being rescued this woman was pulled alive from a collapsed restaurant her condition was described as critical but she is one of the lucky ones the piles of concrete slabs are sometimes into precarious state for
rescue teams to operate they hear the cries of those trapped under the rubble but can do little to help. almost fifty thousand people have been evacuated from the worst hit areas homes destroyed and fearful of after shops all they can do know is wait for aid from the indonesians thought is and from the international aid agencies to get through. let's bring in heartache is on the ground in polo and he joins us on the line hi boston thanks for joining us now with people still believed to be trapped under the rubble bring us up to date on rescue operations. well so if we were in one place here in fallujah city today where. a landslide or what can be described as a landslide people were saying. to them it feels like the earth just opened up and swallowed up a whole whole neighborhood and it's a landslide that's two kilometers long and they're saying that there's still five
hundred people buried in the rubble and in the mud there only in that one bottle oh no they're pulling out bodies every day new bodies every day. the death toll is definitely set to rise also here in pa and you know let alone the outlying areas and what we also saw because we heard in the report the people who are desperate to get out at the airport today the indonesian air force of course bringing in all these all these all these goods all these relief goods and on their way back they're taking these people and we met people who told us that they've been waiting for days just to get out these are predominantly their old people or people who were injured also women with young children was incorrect and women and they just can't be cared for here impossible because there's not enough food there's not enough of water and there's not enough you know medical aid to care for these people so they're really desperate to get out and the authorities are trying to get them out but of course it takes time and there are many people who want to go that
was due to these boston heartache speaking to us from palo a short while ago and let's get more on those rescue operations we're joined by international red cross coordinator who's nice he joins us from jakarta as me good to see you now how are your rescue workers getting on. we have had around one hundred staff and volunteers from the indonesian red cross has been there since the onset of disaster because of the road access it's really difficult at the moment we haven't been able to mobilize a large number of teams and we have had only a run would train one hundred volunteers and staff from neighboring province either . by. land road and they're helping the government with. search and rescue and just like this morning we heard the report from our teams on the ground there. some water inundated around the community it's
ok so access is a big issue how have you been able to get aid into some of the most affected areas we've been trying our best to provide support do more to their with affected area. it hasn't been easy you know because even transporting relief items from outside of still i mean it's really difficult now and we're still coordinating sending relief tons of really items to the affected areas by ship that might take three days to get there so we have been providing more support on. health. by sending you know medical experts from the red cross who say what would you say are the biggest challenges facing survivors right now. well
they haven't made it needs all the food and water to drink but that's really hard for know to. get in the affected area and like from the right we've been doing our best to transport relief items to defective arias but again it's the main issue at the moment and also. some people have been treated. the whole three philby go you know because their hospitals have been damaged and also they snore enough electricity to three people as well. all right international red cross cord nato whose name thank you so much for joining us on our program. let's catch up now on some other stories making news around the world two people have been killed and dozens others injured as a powerful typhoon swept across the japanese mainland high winds and heavy rainfall battering regions that are still reeling from a series of extreme storms this latest typhoon has left hundreds of thousands of
homes without power. iran's revolutionary guard says it has launched missiles targeting the militants behind the attack on a military parade in a vase nine days ago state run television said the attacks had killed and wounded militants in eastern syria there was no word from syrian state media on the strike . voters in macedonia have overwhelmingly backed a plan to change the country's name to north macedonia but the opposition has rejected the referendum result due to a lower voter turnout the prime minister will now see parliamentary backing for the plan and ending a decades long dispute with greeks. now here in germany six men have been arrested on suspicion of forming a far right to terrorist group in the eastern city of chemist's federal prosecutors say the men planned to carry out the armed attacks against foreigners and left wing activists and time foreigner violence flared in cabinets in august after a local man was killed in an altercation with several migrants while spokeswoman
for the federal prosecutor's office says communications between the men show that they have been preparing an attack on germany's unity day holiday this wednesday. two one believed communications indicates that they refuse to have joined together in order to carry out violent assaults and attacks both against foreigners and against those who hold different political views for and there is nothing. they also show that the accused had made intensive efforts to obtain fire. in the communications also show that they had a clear plan. when the attacks in chemists on the fourteenth of september were a practice run for an attack on the third of october. the from thoughts in september. our chief political correspondent melinda crane is
tracking the latest developments for us and joins us hi melinda what more can you tell us about the people who were arrested. well these six range in age from twenty to thirty they all seem to be german citizens and they all consider themselves or are seen to by the police to be members of the neo nazi hooligans seen in the area of kemba it's the city where there had been some major rightwing protests demonstrations and also essentially mob violence both in late august and and during september they joined a seventh man who was arrested on september fourteenth he is thirty one years old he is being designated by the cold police as christian k. here in germany it is common not to use the full last names of people for privacy reasons if they have been arrested christian k.
apparently was the ringleader of this group and he and at least four of the other men took part in a violent in violence on the fourteenth of september that involved chasing down people of foreign origin and committing attacks against them they were armed with weighted gloves with electric zappers and and other weapons and as you said it is thought that they were planning an attack on wednesday on germany's national holiday and that they had been involved in the violence in kemet essentially as a test run and the police are also saying they don't seem to have been motivated by the stabbing of a german citizen that took place in late august that in fact this is a separate initiative on their part to foment right wing terrorism all right our chief political correspondent melinda crane reporting for us melinda thank you for that update. to iraq now where fears are growing that the recent killings of
a number of influential women may be linked last week a women's rights activist was shot dead outside a supermarket in the city of basra and just days later a social media star with millions of followers was gunned down in broad daylight and we have our social media editor jared reed with us here in studio jared these killings are shocking what is going on so you just mentioned two of the most recent killings but in fact there's been a total of four since august and people are starting to warry they've been targeted that they may be being targeted because of their outspokenness online and in public life and they're going against the norms of what is a conservative patriarchal society in iraq i want to tell you first about far as she was a former beauty queen turned instagram celebrity she had three million followers on instagram and her profile is pretty typical for your regular instagram influence lots of makeup showing off
a tattoo zen outfits posing with her we're looking at someone who on one hand is a really typical twenty two year old who documents her life on social media but remember this is iraq and a presence like this really stands out and you could argue was a political statement against these conservative norms in her country and had a lot of support she had a lot of fans nearly three million of them but she also attracted a huge amount of criticism on social media as you might imagine and very sadly last thursday while she was driving through baghdad in her car she was shot dead so what are authorities saying about her killing and the other murders that we've seen the iraqi interior ministry is investigating the killings because of you know maybe they could be leaks but we should probably talk too about the other people who have lost their lives recently we've got to do you see figures in iraq who also knew tara their names are. and russia they were killed in the space of just one week in. baghdad back in august they were in the same social circle as tara and
human rights activists ali was also shot dead in basra and the saying well they think these women were targeted because of their profile and because of their outspoken as one journalist in all her name is iran. i'm sorry she summed it up she tweeted far as death screams discrimination a lack of freedom and rides for death should be said as an example there is responsible should be held to account sympathy is not enough and as i said the interior ministry is investigating to see whether these deaths are linked to my going to be following the story closely all right our social media editor jared reed for us thank you very much sherrod. now this year's nobel prize for medicine has been jointly awarded to to any knowledge of for their work on therapies to combat cancer announcing its decision earlier today that carolyn
skate institute in stockholm said the prize would be shared by japan's honcho and james allison of the us alison studied a protein that functions as a brake on the immune system while conscious discovery of a protein on immune cells led to effective treatments in the fight against cancer. now one of the winners joe has reacted to the news let's listen and when to do sold him though it may be people who've told me that they've recovered from grave illness and become healthy thanks to my treatment method and that they owe it to me . to book everything else makes me realize that my research has been truly meaningful and makes me happy. that you get. more on the story now with death of gunton from berlin sorry to a hospital he's a founding president of the world health summit conference on global health data thank you for joining us now the nobel committee called the winners work a landmark in the fight against cancer why is that. well indeed it
is a landmark immune therapy has made enormous progress and by blocking this so-called checkpoint receptus which interact between the concept and the key lymphocytes the immune system really has the effect that kind of merits like. this sound when the antibodies direct against of these receptors i think if so this is great progress and congratulations to our colleagues who won the nobel prize why do. so great progress are cancer patients already seeing benefits from this research in their treatment options yes definitely there are clinical trials going on and this treatment is already in practice and erodes the voyage these i'd and you have a look so if the right diagnosis is being made these antibodies can be applied and patients can be. some of them can be cured actually from the council can you tell
us a bit more about the research of the scientists work as you were saying focuses on how the body's immune system can fight cancer can you explain in lay terms what their research actually revealed. what are the immune system has a number of different salads and the teas those which in principle can take the concepts and then kind of make them disappear from the body and in order to activate this system some receptus have to be blocked which would inhibit this killing off the concept it's and the antibodies take the right receptus zocor checkpoint receptus which makes the skin of the t.v. sets apart unity to really take their conscious outs and could do them and get them out of the body. so is this a brand new approach in treating cancer. yes this is a brain you approach before we had chemotherapy with
a lot of side effects these antibodies are directed exactly against those receptus for specific lia take the concert so it's a it's a fair appeal which is very specific as much less side effects than other therapies so this is something completely new and it's working and so there's a lot of full for the concept patients and this includes their meta enormous cancer which is a very aggressive cancer some kidney cancer some lung cancer so it's a broad spectrum or sort of different contests which can be treated this way he said then congratulations to the two winners detlev gunton from berlin charity hospital founding president of the world health summit conference on global health thank you so much for joining us on our program today all right donald trump has called it the worst still in history now the nafta trade agreement it's being born under a new name gad. and i found actually quite catchy because the new name is the united states makes a cool canada agreement a bit longer you know it's
a pretty lame isn't it still anyway. and the united states and canada have agreed to a deal to replace the north american free trade agreement canada has wrist being frozen out of the deal reached in august between the u.s. and mexico to update the nafta pact but eleventh all talks between also and washington guaranteed that all three members will now be in the new version of an old trade parts. is it right is or is it a good deal very is it did you ever get a good day for canada ok i'm certainly not justin trudeau was in good spirits after a cabinet meeting in ottawa once the final stumbling blocks had been removed there will be no tariffs on the two point six million cars that are made in canada and sold in the u.s. but there was still no sign of an agreement on tariffs on canadian steel and exports canada says the deal is good because the country can also go to an independent referee when it has a trade dispute with the u.s.
and does not have to subject itself to u.s. courts that part of the old nafta treaty survived the name however will not the acronym nafta is dead as u.s. president donald trump repeatedly called it the worst deal maybe ever signed the new name is the united states mexico canada agreement and the government in washington says it's been able to negotiate a much better deal for american farmers as canada gave in to u.s. demands to open up its highly protected dairy market something american politicians have pushed for a long time. tweeted it's a great deal for all three countries solves the many deficiencies and mistakes in nafta greatly opens markets to our farmers and manufacturers reduces trade barriers to the us and will bring all three great nations together in competition with the rest of the world. in mexico the government was relieved that the new free trade deal comprises all north american countries we are very pleased to announce now
that this remains a trilateral agreement an agreement in which mexico the united states and canada have successfully renegotiated and modernize the disciplines that were finally in the north american free trade agreement or nafta. the us and mexico had already agreed to a new deal in august mexico accepted that more industrial production will take place in the u.s. to protect american jobs all three governments are relieved that a last minute compromise has been reached as the three economies are highly interwoven the deal means that just in time production in many different industries is now safe. good day for trade seems let's find out with. joins us from the fine. all this plays out on the trading floor. care hard a day that donald trump decides to take a step away from messing with global trade is
a good day for traders and that's not that's despite the clumsy name it's because it enters security it brings security back to the table and people are ready to put their money somewhere where it might be a little bit risky but the risk has lessened over all asian markets already profited from the news so have european market but dax with gains german carmakers were worried and the industry was worried that this deal might break up. trade and . trade channels so that's good news. we really gone polls the worst deal in history as donald trump has called it such a great deal what's the difference. what you see here is trump strategy and he's done it again and he's down togged an existing deal he's threatened card terrorists specifically he's done this with japan and he's also trying this with the e.u. and then he's used that as a leverage to negotiate a new deal that isn't the sara lee that is different yes of course there are not
going to be any new tariffs on canada and mexico but they'll have to produce more parts of these cars within the countries and that is going to be harder for them and most of the changes are beneficial to the u.s. canada has to open its very market and steel and aluminum are not within the agreement yet so yeah good deal for canada to keep those dispute settlement mechanisms poker symbolism front of thank you. but it's like a football now and i expect managed and import the win over fiberglass things to their star striker alfredsson bogus on his return from injury came at the perfect time for the bavarian side in a four one victory. i was booked to delete inside twenty minutes thanks to a police header brazilian midfielder coyote applying the finishing touch then
they double digit lead in the thirty fourth minute to free her that they've put the car back out fred finn bogus and with the finish. not just any finish eva a sensational back here while they were good going forward i was but less so in the back because defensive model allowed freiburg back into the match and our goal by jonathan schmitz of the most famous for righty. a foul on alfredsson bogus and then gave out by the challenge from the sport in the sixty minutes and he himself stepped up to do the honors. he wasn't done that either poking home third in the icy third minute to seal a four one win with twenty five goals patrick heroes in bogus and is now out bugs all time top scorer in the bundesliga. and let's take a look at how the season's bundesliga table is taking shape after six matched ace
dortmund's win over the weekend combined with buyer's loss to have to means dortmund are on top and eight the top three clad women in leipsic are all on eleven points now down at the bottom of the table hanover are now in last place and still winless after six games shelf have finally moved up but only one raw. motor sports now and lewis hamilton has extended his lead in the formula one driver standing after winning the russian grand prix the british driver took first place thanks to some help from his mercedes team. with miss avies taking pole and second during saturday's qualifying this was their race to lose felt a reporter set a record breaking lecturing qualification and was on course for victory in the main event but the slavish chief toto wolff ordered him to allow hamilton's a pass that extended the british championship lead over sebastian vettel a president of the fins hopes of glory post-race a visibly disappointed but has was comforted by a triumphant hamilton who admits it is
a victory of the season owed everything to his team mates sacrifice. yeah i mean about you did a fantastic job all weekend and it was a real gentleman to have to let me biopsy is now in the fighting for the championship is where we are if you will be just elated but you know i can understand how difficult it was about three but ready to contest it of the day ended up to true to win a couple times lead over for a respectable now stands at fifty points with just five races remaining and almost on a solid lead. champagne on the ground from a sadie's thanks to both houses team spirit. you're watching news still to come protesters in northern spain marked the anniversary of a band referendum on catalan independence one year later how united is the separatist movement. that's story more coming up in the next thirty minutes.
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watching news our top story rescuers in indonesia scrambling to reach survivors of friday's earthquake and tsunami almost eight hundred fifty people are confirmed dead in the thora to say that death toll is likely to rise the government is struggling to deal with the aftermath of the disaster and its appeal for international help. and the nobel prize for medicine has been awarded to scientists of the american james alison edge of hands on joe for their groundbreaking work on cancer therapy it had to be said the research has revolutionized the treatment of the disease. in spades catalonia region protesters are marking the one year anniversary of a referendum on breaking away from madrid the vote was banned by spanish authorities and plunged the country into a political crisis a year later pro would dependents demonstrators have been rallying in the streets demanding that their voices be heard. independent start to receive mention in the streets of the council on capital. they also saw
down on the trunks of the railway station in the town. sharona while out in the countryside they temporarily blocked the highway was all commemorates the events of a year ago when spanish police heavy handedly broke up an attempt to hold a referendum on catalonian independence spanish courts had declared the referendum illegal triggering the nation's greatest political crisis in decades huge crowds came out to call for independence. a year on and the castle an independence movement is fractured its leaders in jail or in exile from belgium the most prominent leader colors pushed a month sent out this message. the victory of october first must stay alive in our heads and our hearts he thought of all that is not strayed from the only path we must follow in order to live in a full democracy that is a catalan republic and international recognition international was the dialogue
between the regional and national administrations the so far delivered some economic deals for catalonia but the demonstrators on bustling the streets know that the talks are mired amid internal discord between separatists and the socialist government in madrid that is weakened by having only a way for a thin majority in parliament. let's bring in our correspondent michael spanish he's standing by for us in barcelona with the latest hi marcus so it's been one year since the referendum what's the atmosphere like there today. or maybe you can see it in the background it's quite relaxed this is the remaining arrest. today here in barcelona thousands of cubans marched tool of the towards. the authors of the regional government to claim for independence because we are right now at this stage the regional government is facing the pressure from the
streets today this was the first one. during the noon and early evening we will have a big march from the sentry. to the parliament to show their politicians where they want to go they want to be independent and this is still even one year after this referendum the message all right so a lot of support there on the streets for the independence movement but how divided is catalonia today on the question of splitting away from spain. still totally divided there is a big majority that says ok we want to decide in a referendum where to go but it is still the same. a slight majority wants to remain in spain this division is still active and there is no real progress even in the talks with madrid even if there is
a new government the words are different but the message is still the same catalonia house to remain in spain and therefore they are quite frustrated here i talk to many of these people but they say ok there's no other way to continue to try to find a way to get our independence. right our correspondent mark a spanish on the streets barcelona for us today thank you very much. now palestinian residents of a west bank hamlet are bracing for the demolition of their homes israel says that can allow maher and i captained of corrugated shacks outside an israeli settlement was illegally built and as an unsafe location near a major highway israel has offered to resettle residents a few miles away and what it says are improved conditions but critics say the inhabitants do not want to move and if the demolition goes ahead it will make room for the expansion of an israeli settlement. every day in the saline of the who
tends to have families sheep and goats the situation is difficult she says her village is under threat of demolition by the israeli authorities. given her we've been here a long time we've built a school we're trying to get ahead they saw us getting an education and now they want to the militia school and our houses. the bedouin village of. them in the occupied west bank over one hundred eighty people live in simple structures right next to their livestock. after many years of legal battle of the village was cleared for demolition by is worth high court back in may and now some time ago residents were given a deadline to evacuate the plays spoke to a first. in a statement the civil administration said residents had to tear down this truck just themselves the state contends they were built illegally. palestinians here say it is almost impossible to obtain
a building permit in the israeli controlled area c. in the occupied west bank although the school was also built without a permit it was funded by the e.u. . its premises have now become a meeting point for activists international observers including the un say that the forcible move of its population violates international law critics also say the surrounding settlements could expend a round two. them and effectively cut the occupied west bank into two. the residents don't want to move israel has offered to relocate them to another site not far away from. our correspondent tanya kramer reporting there you're watching the news still to come we meet the silver haired d.j.'s broadcasting golden oldies and making the lives of other seniors a little less lonely. but first it's one
of the most radical shake ups that a german blue chip in decades counts and so i assume he still. says it has managed to steer clear of leadership and strategy crosses that often supervisory board filled its two top management posts late on sunday and approved plans to split the company into the gulf was approved as the new c.e.o. for the next five years we'll hear from him in a moment to find out where he plans on taking the company which has faced months of turmoil. this is how a german industrial giant to some corp likes to present itself innovative with an eye to the future but the steel and industrial nice steel began to flood world markets tis in corp was hit hard by the low commodity prices leading to liquidity issues and a twenty seven percent drop in its share price it now thinks splitting into two companies will help it deal with a changing market the supervisory board approved the measure over the weekend the plan will see one company taking over the steel and construction material
production which has almost forty thousand employees and a turnover of about eighteen billion euros the second company will inherit to some groups elevator and automotive component business with around ninety thousand employees and sales of around sixteen billion euros interim c.e.o. care call for head both companies for the long term unions and employee representatives have given their blessing as no jobs will be lost but it could take up to eighteen months before the shareholders decide it a general meeting whether they agree with the split after all experts expect restructuring costs of around one billion euros. earlier we spoke to the new c.e.o. he will cap off and he called the new restructuring a win win deal. now we will continue and focus more individually on the strength of the two businesses meaning on the material side and
on the industrial side and give them a proper set up that they can benefit from their strength and even perform better in their market environments i think it is a very good solution for all involved parties it's good for the employees because we create better and financially stronger companies that will give them a better outlook going forward on. the shakeups also continuing to general electric form a blue chip stalwart turn problem child ousted its c.e.o. and issued a profit warning warning for twenty eighteen in june the industrial complex it was dropped from the prestigious dow jones index and last week g.e. shares hit a nine year low weakening demand for g.'s energy related products like gas turbines and investor mistrust of how strong form and dust will jump page lawrence will take over g.e.'s top job effective immediately.
for months millions of owners of diesel cars here in germany have been concerned that they could soon be prevented from driving in city centers courts have ruled that cities may ban diesel engines in the wake of the emissions cheating scandal the german government is now working with comic us to find a solution to the crisis today a decision is expected whether that could be a retrofit of old diesel engines making them more environmentally friendly the question is though who picks up the bill. german drivers are fuming especially the ones who drive diesels they have no idea if their cars will soon be allowed on city streets of the fifty six million cars in the country almost one third to use diesel fuel some car makers have already recalled vehicles and reduce their emissions by retrofitting diesel engines usually with a software update so far the industry isn't saying how many cars still need retrofitting diesel drivers are also in the dark about what comes next.
yasmina for me my family is already thinking about buying a new car. not really worried in fact i'm outraged with the new cars that they're making at least they ought to be clean. it's been three years since the diesel emissions cheating scandal broke despite this new diesel cars are still being sold whose emissions far exceed european limits on nitrogen oxides the chemicals that cause smog test show folks faggots diesel models put out nearly twice as much nitrogen oxide as is permitted b m w's diesels emit three times the limit and opel models exceed those pollution limits on average by a factor of ten. diesel has been popular in germany in recent years because the fuel is cheaper than gasoline the cars are also significantly more fuel efficient. even last year more than one point three million new diesel cars were sold that
compares to nearly two million gasoline powered cars that were registered. the share of diesel vehicles in new registrations has fallen since diesel gate and the value of used diesels has plummeted if they find a buyer at all. luxury yachts known for being noisy fuel gaza listen to that limits that access to various ports around the world at the moment they all show some both make this a presenting solution out with a new clean and oh so quiet electric tender vessels. yacht owners face a big problem these days more and more ports are turning away vessels that run on fossil fuels not just the yachts themselves but the tender vessels the small boats that do errands and collect supplies while the yachts remain anchored at sea. but now the french company's new teak says it has a solution it's created a one hundred percent electric tender it has a ninety minute range at
a speed of just over forty kilometers per hour and runs on the same battery that b.m.w. uses for its i three city car and it's quiet oh so quiet. you can go at full speed actually have a conversation with people on board which is new wood on a motor boat. and you also have no smell and that's a very big concern for people especially in the us in the industry they're tired of the diesel smell the gasoline smell and here you can actually smell what nature has to offer in the ocean but these electric vessels are still in their infancy and owners are experiencing what's known as range anxiety the fear that the battery will run out far away from help tenders have the same problem as electric cars harbors aren't equipped with fast charging technology but that hasn't stopped the vessel from swedish company x. store. today there is no really any charging points for the industry about
all the harbors have electricity in the harbor so we've been touring around the whole of europe with this part at the moment we haven't had any problems charging the parts in the harbors would be innocent whether similar electric technology can be applied to luxury super yachts is another matter so electric tender vessels will become important to yacht owners if they want to keep on visiting all their favorite destinations. so there's another his big problem solved ok thanks very much well today is actually the international day of older persons so we're going to take you to a radio station in southern england that's run by the elderly for the elderly radio angel specializes in pre nine hundred sixty s. music and is run by dozens of volunteers most of whom are over seventy from. if listeners around the world radio angel is about so much more than just hearing their favorite golden oldies. one of enjoy radio's top presenters arrives at the
studio in the southern english town of haven't. eighty six year old mildred french spins discs here the best of the thirty's forty's and fifty's. her. we can call their selves deejays we've a.j. presenters d.j.'s a people to talk a little record is there something we can do. if people have requested something here in the charity intended. mildred is one of eighty volunteers at the station most of them are over seventy she's played music here for eighteen years that when we were off air that time we had to find. somebody maybe one of there is this and if you haven't seen it he said then he said i know what it's like to have my life support turned off it means that much to who say this is why we sit here and do it
the receptionists take song requests from listeners they often have long conversations with loyal fans in southern england and thanks to the internet around the world tony smith founded angel radio in one nine hundred ninety nine when no other station was playing his favorite songs it became about more than just music. what it did very quickly discover were the lonely people were phoning a sob and asking for record requests bartz they really just wanted to chat it's just really nice to do something unique for people. to seventy year old made the smith is one of them aside from the songs she requests she enjoys listening to local news general advice and good conversation. never lonely when i've got the radio on and the fact that. you can interact and talk to somebody that means a lot because otherwise here when you're around for hours now we're not talking to
us so you know. in the big angel radio family top across seventy one is new blood he plays sixty's music for the younger fans. but destroys them but nothing to raucous top it plays dulcet tones that convey enjoy radio's motto life really starts at sixty six and you're. going to have a lot of the world premiere of all the latest theater production from the british kuwaiti director salerno bus on the new nick the piece explores more than four thousand years of arab history and in three languages it tells the story of the mythic arab city of the world taking us through the political violence of the modern day in two words looking forward to words and imagined more hopeful future a. big. part of our culture editor scott roxboro is with us to tell us more about
those hi scott so for those of us who don't know him tell us more about of the director sulayman yeah he's a really big deal in the theater world he is quite a born of the father and a british mother and he was educated in london and started a theater company there and then also in kuwait his productions of brown by the well shakespeare company by peter brooks troupe in paris and in new york and in japan and he's best known for combining sort of bridging the arab and western world he writes both in arabic and english his productions are often multi-lingual and he's done things like i know he did shakespeare's richard the third set in the modern day middle east for example of very interesting director this production though or which had its world premiere in munich on friday it may be his most ambitious work yet. it's a credibly complicated story i don't know if i could sum it up quickly but it starts thousands of years ago in
a mythical. city of war which was a legend has it an open and peaceful and tolerant society and it the place starts just before the city is destroyed we have a peaceful. two thousand years before christ daughter of the gods. over the mesopotamian city. and she has a vision to abolish weapons instead of making war soldiers should be writing poems believing in the power of poetry froze open the gates of the city and takes a prisoner as her lover. it's also a rebellion against a male society that doesn't tolerate the taking of such liberties. according to legend the city is destroyed but his memory lives on handed down through generations this story is the basis of. some play.
my intention in writing those scenes was to try to. marry and text which is one of the first texts in the history of poetry which is a station for the destruction of the city. and i wanted to use it as a starting point. to look. at the destruction of contemporary cities in the world. four thousand years later islamic state terrorists looking to wipe out the symbols of earlier cultures and anyone who chooses to defend the place looks at the utopia of an open and tolerant society and. it's also a direct example of successful into cultural communication in the play is in three languages and brings together actors from different backgrounds at that even we
arab actors are not so similar we've had different experiences and come from different backgrounds so it was a new experience for us to perform together and then there were the differences between us and the german actors this was where completely different theater traditions came together that was particularly exciting the challenge of how we can form a group. multiple voices multiple points of view and a plea not to give up hope for peaceful coexistence very different viewpoints. like this is not the only story because it was a few years of ago it was good but i still have to think about it i think we're living in a challenging moment and i think it was a challenge for you to a successful joint venture and in an age of migration one that points to the future of the. scot a challenging piece of theatre a very ambitious taking on migration terrorism history does it work. maybe depends
on your point point of view i mean i think the woman at the end of the piece put it put it best is a credibly challenging work for what is a very challenging time and is very very ambitious but it's i mean at the core it is this idea of what is an open and tolerant society and what happens to us when we forget to defend that idea and forget our history of. that idea and i think his most interesting at the most interesting aspect of the piece is the way he links this myth of the open tolerant society of war to the modern day particularly to the very real destruction of the mirror of the city of o'meara and in syria by the so-called islamic state in twenty fifteen and remember the mirror was essentially was an open air museum i mean it had cultural artifacts going back twelve thousand years and. isis arrived and just basically laid waste to to the city destroying the ancient temples essentially trying to wipe the culture and its history off the
map. so what this work with this theater piece is trying to do is to really talk about can we learn from this history you know can we can we can we actually build and defend a an open and tolerant society and do we get an answer not really i mean it's perhaps in the theater tradition of both of europe in the arab world it's quite dark it's not a hollywood movie it doesn't necessarily have a great ending. so the story itself isn't maybe that hopeful but. the director himself said that the hope actually comes from the fact that they're making this the idea of bringing together artists from so many different parts of the world bring them together doing this play in three languages that that itself is a symbol of tolerance as a symbol of an open society and that itself should give us hope all right we'll certainly looks like a very interesting play on and unique right now on a different note you also brought us a piece of news sad news about one of the world's great songwriters charles elson of or the great french our median singer died today unfortunately he was ninety
four. the legendary performer sold one hundred fifty million records worldwide just last year we see the pictures here he was given his star on the hollywood walk of fame also recognition of his films because he's in a lot of films from a fossil to full or close to a boy but which is best known for his music songs like. the sound of your name was actually discovered a way back in one thousand forty six by you just you took him on tour with her and he kept performing till the end up until just last month he had his last a concert in tokyo so a legend man who will not be too soon for all the right celebrating charles as her passing away at the age of ninety four our culture editor scott roxboro thank you very much scott's into. here watching the news a reminder now for a top story at this hour rescuers in indonesia are scrambling to reach survivors of
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