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i am. the arab. the arab. the as. this is the w. news live from but a person's brags and i just mention it clears a major hurdle. such a i was reinvigorated they should one be invited to get their lawmakers back prime minister course johnson's withdrawal billed by 124 votes meaning the u.k. is now of course to leave the european union at the end of january also coming up australia's prime minister responds to public criticism and cut short his holiday to 8 bushfire crisis to volunteer firefighters battling
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a blaze near sydney are killed as crews work to contain more than 100 fires. plus a top 2 brightest in hawaii to find out which country dominating qualify for surfing the debut album lympics next year. i am. the as. time went on the home for glad you could join me british prime minister boris johnson has won the backing of lawmakers for his bill to take britain out of the european union a vote for the conservatively to substantial victory in last week's snap election the bill has a few more stages to go through before it becomes norbert getting past this 1st hurdle means that the u.k. is finally on a definite course to leave the e.u. at the end of next month. after winning his historic. election victory last week
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boris johnson said he wanted to heal the nation and in the house of commons he presented his bracks it bill as a step towards that was a time that together as one reinvigorated nation one united kingdom filled with a renewed confidence in our national destiny and determined look last to take advantage of the opportunities that now lies before us but despite the sweet talking johnson had stripped away many of the sweetness trees a may had added to help them piece support it before the election that raised passions from the opposition. those things that vanishes not only workers' rights that are being downgraded it is comments variance rights because the ability of the legislature to scrutinize executive has been taking a hit is bad for democracy 2. outgoing labor leader jeremy corbyn still licking his wounds after humiliating defeat drew attention instead to what he saw as bricks it's damaging implications for ordinary people will sell out on this deal will be
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used as a battering ram to drive us down the path of yet more deregulation. and so wards i took sick deal with donald trump he didn't draw attention to a surprise in johnson's bill which will limit the negotiating time to just 12 months critics argue it will give the prime minister less room to maneuver in talks johnson says it'll speed things up. we depart from the e.u. on the 31st agenda that point breaks it will be done it will be over johnson's mantra during the election was get bracks it done but it's unlikely that the argument over britain's place in europe will end with this bill on the new rules but well this evening correspondent for the days of joins us from outside parliament in london good to see baba does this result mean that brags it is now finally a done deal. it's not
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a done deal of course we heard that but it is really the way it will happen a formally written will leave the european union on the 30 for is of january off next year there is simply nothing any more that can impede that no opposition that lies and teachers to protest movement here is equally completely sort of down and out because people are shocked and they don't feel the need to strengthen you more to stand up there we're not even any protesters any more today during this vote in front of parliament who had been there is so vocal in the months before so all this really seems to be over for the time being but we knew that in february the negotiations with the european union will have to begin to vote the future relationship and then of course everything will start again there will be a new fight about what kind of relationship that will be boris johnson has made
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quite clear is we heard that he wants to really not align with the european union so what does that mean there are further visit which are battles up the road will stay with us barbara as we take a closer look at the withdrawal agreement behind this legislation which as you know has been 3 and a half years in the making. the divorce deal settles the divisions of assets and liabilities it also guarantees the rights of e.u. citizens living in britain and yuki said to send in the you countries and finally sets out the future for the vexed irish border di lemma that proved to be the main sticking point in negotiations how to handle cradle long the northern ireland border between the u.k. and each member ireland the proposed backstop arrangement was removed in favor of a solution whereby northern ireland will maintain free movement of goods across the border. avoiding a hard border with customs post was seen as essential for protecting peace in
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northern ireland under the good friday agreement but the future trading relationship between the u.k. and e.u. remains to be hammered out after britain leaves the block on january 31st 2020 it will adhere to rules during a transition period until the end of the year that means the risk of a new deal hard bragg's it remains britain and the e.u. cannot agree on a new trade deal by the end of 2020 e.u. diplomats one that's a process that normally takes several years. of other vessels still with us or the debate over the u.k. and they you has cost conservative prime minister is that jobs is everyone on the same page now. everyone in the conservative party is and that is simply because all the other charice the ones who wanted to stay close to the european union maybe even state in the european union they are all gone during the bitter
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fight about brecht sit in the course of last year they all left the party and then they sort of stood down the majority of them and the election came up so this means you're looking at a completely different conservative party now it has had a sharp shift to the right and everybody everybody at the moment is a boris shrugs loyalist there is nobody who would even say a word against him or his plans so for him it's all plain sailing for the rest of britain the opposition has to rebuild itself and for people who are naturally opposed to breaks and because they feel it limits their possibilities and their life with a new europe they just have to think whether they will continue fighting and how they want to lead this fight is it about the future relationship or do they want to start opposing the government and boris johnson's plans all of this is yet completely open and let's talk about brussels as well because it is reacting to the
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vote with the new e.u. council president shot of michelle describing it as an important step in clarify london's relationship with brussels how much is this a relief for europe. there is of course the aspect of relief because the fighting is finally over the going in circles and running back and forth and and the insecurity that brings in the insecurity that has also brought to the e.u. and the constant preoccupation was britain they want to think about other things but on the other hand everybody in brussels knows that the bitter end to come because the negotiations about the future of nation ship portions it has only left 11 months for those no he can change that easily at any time it looks like a ploy something to some ploy that he is just using to blackmail the e.u. in trying what giving him what she wants but on the other hand if it is just about a bare bones trade agreement that they are talking about they might be able to hit
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the time limit but they might also not be able to agree on anything so that is still all the european union is not quite certain what next year will be holding february 2020 next to be the day to mark in the diary as the tricky one but other days will try and get some rest before then thanks a lot. and was taken out of the other stories making news around the world britain's prince philip has been admitted to a london hospital for what buckingham palace says is precautionary treatment of a preexisting condition royal source told the media that queen respects 98 year old husband was able to enter the hospital building on foot prints retired from public life in 2070. and assemble thousands have marched in support of china's mainly muslim week a minority calling for an end to the crackdown that has seen upwards of a 1000000 people sent to reeducation camps in northwestern china to protest polish
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actual media posts from turkish german football star as it says it condemns china's actions. poland's lower house of parliament has passed legislation that would allow the government to punish judges who make rulings considered unfavorable to the country's right wing government during weeks of protests against the measure the european union has asked poland to suspend the bill which it says is a very studious full independence. the dutch supreme court says that the netherlands must cut greenhouse gas emissions faster than planned the judges up held a lower court ruling that demands admissions be at least 25 percent below 1990 levels by the end of next year activists welcomed the ruling which says that the protection from damaging climate change is a human right. now australia's prime minister scott morrison has apologised for going on holiday while the country contends with
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a massive bushfire emergency mr morrison paid tribute to 2 volunteer firefighters who were killed as they tackle the blaze near sydney 3 others were seriously injured they are among thousands battling to contain about 100 ferocious blazes raging across the state of new south wales. crews struggling to tame wild bushfires in south australia rule teams are doing their best to contain the threat in multiple locations but it's perilous work especially for those on the ground. on thursday to volunteer firefighters were killed battling flames just south of sydney and road while and jeffrey keeping died after a burning tree fell on the truck. these 2 brave young men who lost their lives represent for us the thousands and thousands of volunteers on the ground today tomorrow and in the days coming put their own life their own safety on the line to
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protect others sydney meanwhile has been envelop than a shroud of smoke with fires raging near the state capital only it's taller structures remain visible its famous landmarks kasten an apple clipped light. on the ground a few deer to venture outside without face masks air pollution in sydney is now several times what experts believe to be hazardous the fires are being fuelled by drought and record temperatures which scientists say a result of climate change. and many are angry at this man prime minister scott morrison is currently facing criticism for leaving the country to holiday in hawaii . protesters turned up at his empty home in sydney and accused him of not doing enough to end the country suppliants on fossil fuels the reality of climate change is upon us droughts are getting longer and more severe heat waves are becoming
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longer and most of the a bushfire season is creeping into spring and winter we are living in a dangerous climate and it is time for our prime minister to get out of pocket of the coal and gas lobby groups and to start thinking about the future of the stroke . marson has responded to the crisis and cut short his holiday but while he has apologized for being absent he has yet to give in to demands to act on climate change. so if it makes its debut. next year on the wild surf league is acting as a kind of qualification now result proves they will be a force to be reckoned with in tokyo with male surface finishing 1st and 2nd in hawaii the world title went to the lesson of the 2. i champion performance from brazil's it's hollow forever the.
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but does a wing showing in hawaii saw the 25 year old cil his 1st world surfing title. trophies a one thing but some even great surprise has also being secured. rare as underdogs victory means he's on the place at next year's olympic games in tokyo alongside competitor and runner up gabriel medina. i'm so happy right now to present the games with. ok the brazilians will be joined at the games next july and august by mail surface from the likes of australia france japan and the us. it's the 1st time surfing will be included as an olympic event. the another performance like this one will be the bare minimum if for a is to achieve more glory in japan next year. 2
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