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this is news live from berlin the e.u. leaders endorsed a breakthrough deal at a special summit in brussels this is the first full breach of the first because you believe for europe. only the. european commission president called it a moment of deep sadness. british prime minister to resign made says she does not share that sadness and is calling on the country to move on may now faces the challenge of pushing the deal through her own parliament the opposition labor party
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says the full two against it's. a german chancellor i'm going to macro phrase for the negotiators she described the deal as a diplomatic work on. welcome to the program the european union has officially agreed on a divorce agreement for britain's departure from the block the announcement came less than an hour after the heads of the twenty seven remaining nations arrived at a special summit in brussels speaking up to formally endorsing the agreement the official stressed would remain and friends but the president of the european commission stressed that it was no date to celebrate. we. are told we are satisfied with the result. but it's a very sad day. to see
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a country like the u.k. leave the european union is not something we celebrate with champagne and applause . it's a sad day. for all those who've expressed themselves at today's european council summit have shared their sadness of priestess of this ruling was largely if not unanimously shared. for how hot a british prime minister to visit may sounded triumphant when she shared her thoughts a short time later she said she believed in the deal with all. those who had said reaching an agreement to me but you would not be possible there were those who said that reaching a brics agreements that work for both sides was an impossible task from the start i rejected that counsel of despair and set about negotiating a deal that worked for the u.k. and the e.u. one delivered on the result of the referendum and settles on calls for a prosperous future while maintaining
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a close relationship with our friends and neighbors. joining us for more ideas of the correspondence up of aizawl in london and at the european council in brussels lattice welcome to you both guild let's begin with you the e.u. has now formally agreed to the deal the first country to leave the e.u. block a somber day for brussels. look this is a brutal for those six hundred page document took just a mere forty five minutes but it brings an end forty five years of membership at least potentially that is if the u.k. parliament approves it to it as well so it was easy and it wasn't easy for your leaders that is why anglo-american said she is there is with sadness but also with some relief that she looks up on this day it's a day after one and a half years really tough and lengthy negotiations where we were waiting on the european side that the u.k. steps beyond the red lines that it brings up a position that could be negotiated and finally ended up in this massive document
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that now leads the way to an all of the brags that you're a german chancellor angela merkel said if there's a will there's a way and that way is now on the table and hopes are high that it will be approved by the u.k. as well german chancellor angela merkel wanted that tough negotiations to lay ahead but the agreement signed today was the best possible deal quoting to her let's have a listen to some of what she had to say. sorry and he probably should diplomatic work of art has been accomplished in an extremely difficult situation an unprecedented situation. something we have never had to face until now a country leaving the european union having to create a contractual exit agreement taking into account the different interests but also at the same time looking towards the future a future that allows a close partnership which will likely mean tough negotiations but also a future where we always wish each other success and our agreement was the only
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ways that this was possible intruding on none when noise was. so they're warning of tough days ahead is there a chance that the e.u. might still have to revisit the steel if it doesn't pass the u.k. parliament. if there is at all something positive to you can take away from brakes it is the fact that all member states are now fully aware of the advantages of the club and that is the same reason these redlines the integrity of the internal market the security provisions all sorts of are ranchman's from aviation drac recall sure these are things that all member states are now fully aware of and these are red lines that nobody's willing to give away the u.k. has been given the message that if you want the advantages of the club you also need to pay attention to the op league ations and you conscious to have a one of them you can just have the positive elements of this so i don't see
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a lot of wriggle room yes if it wouldn't pass the british parliament i could see that one works on the fluffy language on the on the margins of these red lines but the core deal of what the e.u. could offer that is now on the table he's above a couple to you in london and the analogy has been made that this is like a traffic law and therefore if the first event was signing the deal then the handle to come for to me that may is pushing it through parliament what huddle lays ahead lays ahead. the hurdles here are quite simply this really she doesn't have a majority if you look around the house she is encircled by opponents because the neighbor party leader jeremy carbon has just said this is a miserable failure and this is the worst of all worlds this breaks a deal and we are going to vote it down she doesn't have on the further opposition venturous she doesn't have any friends do you appease and or northern irish unionists have said they don't want this deal they might still be open to
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a black male that is still to be seen and her own party is deeply divided pitch. heart breaks it tears and remainders and some people in the middle who don't know where to jump at this point in time so she has a really tough time to cobble this majority together at the moment she doesn't have it and it is difficult because she's not a great communicator she has no personal friends in her own party how she can go about that she might not have friends in her party but she seems to be appealing over the heads of lawmakers to ordinary people to support this deal is that going to way. that is certainly not going to work because people here have really woken up to the fact that of course this deal on the table is worse than what britain had before let's just think about britain had a rebate regard to the money it paid into the e.u. budget it had a lot of it's really had a rather good had rather good conditions in the e.u. which is something that people have come to understand now in the meantime very
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late in the game. for them the the recognition dawns that they are asked to jump into the unknown because what we don't know and to stay in the image of the trial the marathon that will be the negotiations about the future relationship and that is called police lead hope nobody knows what it entails and people realize that now baba basal in london and in brussels thank you both. we continue this conversation in studio where i'm joined by john where the political advisor thank you for joining us so bubble has says it's almost impossible to predict what's going to happen next but i'm going to ask you the impossible what next there's to be some stage it's the first stage is going to be the circled meaningful vote in parliament this is when theresa may bring so deal in front of the lawmakers and ask ok to back this it's scheduled for eleventh of december so to know half weeks from now and the chances are she won't promise to
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get that vote through parliament what happens then is very much open why would the . to party trying to oust her as prime minister because with such a setback could it be possible for her to continue all wheeled members of the house decide some other routes potentially calling for a second referendum whether britain could stay in the european union or possibly a general election which is what the opposition labor party would want so all kinds of options are open if as it looks likely that vote would fail on the eleventh of december and what would be the situation if they would step down for example if a snap election was called so it may want to step down someone else would then come in from a conservative party but would that person of any better chance of succeeding when they had failed because if that person were a bricks it's hard line someone like michael gove for example he would not gain the support of the pragmatists that there are within the conservative party conversely if it were a pragmatist like the finance minister for example he would have a difficulty keeping the brakes it's hard hardliners contend so ultimately although
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to reason may is not very well supported she hasn't she toes the line is very much in the middle of the conservative party she's she's equally disliked by both sides if you like replacing to reason is a leader might appeal to the conservative party politicians in the short term but it's not going to solve anything in the medium term the referendum is a very risky option but for different reasons so without actually might the conservative party might save themselves but the last referendum was a very very tense it was bad tempered and indeed it didn't get to the heart of the matter didn't get to the truth about brakes it wouldn't be any different to another time around and there's also than the problem of time because if you to hold a referendum when would you hold it and could you even hold it by the march which is when britain is due to leave the e.u. is probably highly unlikely that you could do it in such a short time frame so if you wanted a referendum the u.k. would have to go to brussels and say we need a bit more time so we can hold a referendum would you give us that extra time brussels as you we've heard on the
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reports today brussels essentially had enough with the u.k. at the moment says ok we've given you a deal now. can you just please take a decision but it looks like britain is not ready or is not capable of taking a decision so at the moment today looks calm looks reasonable to resume a press conference said it was impossible if people said it was impossible to strike a deal between the u.k. and the e.u. the e.u. side has been delivered today the u.k. side we still don't know what is going to happen all of these options are still open so is that possible scenario that britain remains in the e.u. yes yes absolutely it is quite possible because what may happen is one of the roots is the break the vote fails on eleventh of december everyone says hi on a minute what can we do here parliament is blocked so opposition members of parliament know to be from the labor party would then put forward the suggestion that you should hold a second referendum now no one really likes the second referendum but it might be considered as the only way forward and with such
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a referendum then of course remain would have to be on the ballot paper and if you look at the opinion polls at the moment there's been a shift towards remaining british public opinion something like fifty five percent of the population say actually staying in the european union would be would be a better option so britain staying it's a hard route to get there but it is possible well throwing another spanner in the works john worth of political advice that thank you. that's to have a look at some of the other stories making news around the world russia says it has launched air strikes on syrian rebels it accuses of carrying out a suspected poison gas attack on the government held city of aleppo or more than one hundred people were affected by the poison on saturday doctors see patients suffering from breathing problems and blurred vision rebel groups have denied using poison gas. twenty nine people have been confirmed dead after a boat sank on lake victoria in uganda dozens more are feared drowned the vessel carrying revelers capsized on saturday and police say overloading and bad weather
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were likely to blame. in taiwan l g b t rights suffered a major setback with voters overwhelmingly opposing same sex marriage and supporting the removal of sex related content from school textbooks a landmark court ruling in twenty seventeen have left taiwan set to become the first asian region to be going to is gay marriage. since voters are deciding on a right wing proposal to put their own constitution above international law the swiss people's party says its initiative is aimed at preserving national sovereignty and direct democracy giving citizens the final say on any international treaty. today's international day for the elimination of violence against women here in germany a woman is abused beaten or threatened every five minutes in their own home now the
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rate of domestic abuse has risen continually in recent years and last year around one hundred fourteen thousand women were victims of violence by a partner or ex partner the number is only a fraction of the real violence that goes on behind closed doors according to the minister for family use a staggering eighty percent of cases go unreported. across europe thousands have been taking to the streets to protest against gender based violence and believe you would be expected as thank you for. that it.
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