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hello. you're watching "gmt" on "bbc world news." i'm lucy. fifa says there will be no apology or compensation for now holding the tournament in winter despite the disruption for the european leagues. >> the seven years to reorganized football around the world for this world cup. the army veteran who killed "mern "american sniper" chris kyle has been found guilty and sentenced
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to life behind bars. and the central desert in east asia. a report coming. and looking at a possible new energy deal. >> lucy it's all about the dependency of energy and wanting to get a better deal and it sounds great. we will take a look at all the challenges and obstacle ss involved in getting all 28 countries on board. >> it's midday here in london. 7:00 a.m. in washington and the:00the oh 3:00 in doha where fifa has been defending plans to play the 2022 world cup in qatar. no compensation and no
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apologies. it looks likely the tournament will see its final on the 23rd of december. fifa says despite what this means for disruption in domestic schedules, seven years notice is enough. we've been hearing from fifa and as we mentioned the tone was defy and. >> i definitely do not think you should apologize. why we should apologize to clubs where we fulfill our commitments with this interim program we have extended for the 2018 and 2022. we have an agreement with the clubs where they are part of the benefits, if i may say the result of the world cup, 14 million and then 20 million in 2014 and speaking with other clubs. we are bringing all the people to enjoy the sporting and the financial result of the world cup.
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cup. >> jerome valcke there. rich richard is there. a defiant tone from fifa this morning and no compensation or apology either. >> reporter: it was a bullish performance from jerome valcke. no concessions to be made here. we got the decision yesterday it will be switched here in qatar in 2022 from summer to winter. with that of course came those demands prinlily from the european clubs and leagues why should they bear the cost of the disruption and halt in big european games in 2022 talking about an impact that will stretch over three seasons in total in order to accommodate those games. today, jerome valcke said this
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is what we have to do and accept if we take the game to a new part of the world. there will be no compensation and no apologies. a very strong message and no mood for sympathy. >> richard, do you think this is the end of this in terms of compensation or do you think the lawyers will now get involved? >> the english premier league were very clear in that they said they would go away and talk to different clubs and leagues about what if any steps they take next. what exists at the moment whereby fifa compensates clubs for their plays. there was a deal put in place for brazil in 2014 last summer and no deal signed for 2018 for the world cup played in russia. i think those negotiations will take place between the clubs and fifa will get extremely interesting. i think the clubs will want to see those payments up.
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i think, if anything that will be the mechanism by which this money is returned to the clubs for those who feel they've to bear the brunt of this disruption. i don't think what the head of the european association was talking about yesterday, a separate payment to compensate them. i don't think that will be ever borne out judging by jerome val valcke's mood today and the standard payment i think the ante just got raised with those ones. >> richard, great to see you. thanks so much for that. lets talk to the former chief executive of the football association joining me via webcam. what was your reaction to this press conference today in doha particularly the tone very bullish and defiant saying there will not be compensation paid to any of these clubs who are going to suffer because of the change in the schedule? >> it was an interesting tone as you say.
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at the end of the day, this is all fifa's making and the statement they're not making an apology gives you an indication of sometimes the arrogance in this organization. with regard to the fact they will not pay compensation there are many ways you can pay compensation, not just informs of a formal contractual agreement as you will have probably seen with the television companies, what they did and they've admitted they've done this. it's a legitimate commercial move. they've in fact awarded the 2026 world cup to the same broadcasters without going to tender. that's one way of using the leverage they've got to accommodate stakeholders who have concerns. as richard was saying you will probably find what they do the ante is up for the payments the clubs get out of the world cup cash. the last one in fact i think it
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was 40 billion -- million they got from brazil. again, one would expect to see that probably raised significantly. that's the type of thing they can do. i think valjerome valcke has been adamant it opens to a host of 50 leagues affected by this. >> it looks like this will go around the controversy around qatar, months and years possibly. you already mentioned the fact there will be no apology. >> do you think there should be? do you think it's been so badly mishandled it is damaging fifa and will taint this world cup? >> i think it's -- the way in which it's been handled, right from the start, the way they set up the whole bidding process and the way it was conducted and subsequent fallout has all been
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conducted in a way one would say any organization would at least offer an apology. i think people have looked at fifa and say, what difference would an apology make and it's time to move on. we always say the fish watch from the head and i think you have to look at the top of fifa and see this is the type of thing that can happen and it's outrageous really and we have what we have. >> everyone is talking about the world cup in qatar and time k and schedule change. do you think it will benefit england and clubs now? >> i think it will affect england and the premier league now- -- >> we seem to have lost him. he did end with a smile on his face saying he thinks the qatar world cup, the timing being in winter will benefit england. that's something being talked
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about in the uk over the past 24 hours. it's been one of the most talked about films in years generating as much controversy as box office revenue. "american sniper" by clint east eastwood details the shooting of chris kyle shot dead by a friend at a shooting range. and in texas, a jury has found a man guilty of the death. routh has been sentenced to life without parole in prison. >> reporter: there was no question about what eddie ray routh did two years ago, it was just a question whether he was, as his lawyers argued insane and suffering psychosis at the time. the jury spent just two hours deliberating an answer before giving their statement to the judge to read out. >> we the jury find the defendant, eddie ray routh guilty from the felony offense of capital murder as charged in the indictment. >> reporter: there was little
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reaction from routh to the verdict. the jury agreed with the prosecutor the killings from a u.s. texas shooting range were cold capital murder. >> by statute i impose sentence of confinement for life in the texas department of criminal justice without the possibility of parole. >> reporter: bradley cooper plays chris kyle in "american sniper." clint eastwood's oscar winning film based on his autobiography. he was a u.s. war hero who killed a record number of enemy combatants deployed to iraq. but he suffered personally and helping others with post trau mat matic stress disorder or ptsd. they took routh to the range where they were killed. >> we want to say we waited two years for god to get justice for
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us on behalf of our son. as always god has proved to be faithful and we're so thrilled that that -- that be havewe have the verdict we have tonight. >> reporter: two years after murdering the "american sniper," eddie ray routh will now spend the rest of his life in prison. other news starting in paris, police say drones have been seen flying over the city for the second night running. small drones of the type being sold in shops of the tens of thousands, unable by themselves to do much damage but flying them over the city is illegal and could be groups responsible for the authorities. pledge inging millions of dollars over the pro democracy protests that brought the city to a stand still. they demanded freedom of
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elections without interference from beijing. quite incredible pictures now to bring you of an explosion of a house in new jersey in the u.s. take a look at this. taken from a camera on the dashboard of a car this was a natural gas explosion. it completely leveled the house. quite a few people were injured, 15 actually. two of them were critically injured and in hospitals. seven of them were from the gas company. they were there trying to locate the source of a leak. apparently people in the area and house reported a very strong gas smell coming from the house. but police say no one was in this house at the time of the explosion. looking at the devastation caused, it was incredibly lucky no one was in the house at the time the area being evacuated. they're still looking into it and trying to figure out what caused this gas leak.
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leaders of the syrian christian community say they now believe 150 people many of them women and children have been abducted by islamic state militants in the northeast of syria. let's bring you more. edward gerard is with me. tell us what we know and are hearing from this area what we know. >> we don't know much apart from the religious authorities following up on this. what we can say so far we have at least 150 people kidnapped by the islamic state in this area witnessing fierce fighting
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between the islamic state and local if i may call it minorities, that is an alliance between the kurds and the syrians. >> we've just seen a map of the area. explain why this area is particularly significant, in terms of the battle that's going on in that part of the country. >> as you can see, northeast of the country that is leading to has sa ha hasakah. as we said they tried to control the northeast part of the country, and if they manage that they will be in control of 90% of the iraqi borders and a large part of borders with turkey very strategic for them. >> has islamic state kidnapped
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christians because of their faith, use them as a bargaining chip propaganda reasons? all of those reasons? >> we need to know more about the circumstances but the christians and syrians, in both countries in syria and europe tried to distance themselves from the conflict taking place. recent recently they considered we can't stay far from the conflict because the islamic state started bombing our villages. they have to do something about it. they can't ask the kurds to defend them and say we don't want to take part of this. because of the islamic state tactic and strategy is to spread fear among people so they want to send a strong message to the christian minority in this area if you want to join the fight then you will face a very bad fate. we have to wait and see the fate of these 150 people at least and we will judge after that. >> thank you very much for joining us.
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palestinians the uk say they received information three london schoolgirls made their way into syria to join islamic state extremists. they believe the girls were smuggled across the border from turkey around five days ago. no tonight, it seems clear that these school girls have made it through turkey and into syria. contacts tell the bbc that the three are with a smuggler affiliated to the so-called islamic state. the three flew out of gatwick a week ago during half term. telling her father that she was going to a wedding. sources tell us that the three girls and the smugglers prepared for the crossing on the turkey-syria border. the smugglers claim they got the girls into syria four or five days ago. the girls covered their faces
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and the smugglers managed to avoid turkish surveillance focused on other crossings much closer to i.s. held territory. the turkish police said they told police about the girls within a day. turkey insists that the uk didn't move quickly enough. >> translator: what was written famous for scotland yard has not been held despite. they left three days after heathrow and came here. >> reporter: no one stops you or even notices you when you leave istanbul's main airports. we don't know exactly where the girls are headed after this. but istanbul's bus station provides a simple and discreet route down to the border. it's incredibly easy to get the bus from istanbul to the border
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with syria. a ticket only costs about 20 pounds and the journey takes about 14 hours. [ speaking foreign language ] >> i show you my passport? no passport. >> reporter: so you can buy a ticket and you don't have to show a passport. all you need is money. one former turkish diplomat tells us it is now time for his country to take a clear step. >> we should close the borders, that, i believe, if we can. because we don't have any relations with syria. no diplomatic relations. we don't have an embassy here. we don't have any official representative there. we discourage our own people to go there. >> reporter: the british authorities represented here at the consulate say they will continue to work with their turkish counterparts. it's hard to see what if anything either government can now realistically do.
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inside syria, the three schoolgirls are out of reach. james reynolds "bbc news," istanbul. >> the story of these three british girls has sponsored debate about muslim integration in the uk. a new poll suggests nearly half of muslims that live in england feel the country is becoming less tolerant and prejudice against islam is making it more difficult and it follows the charlie "charlie hebdo" attacks in paris and show two-thirds apologize violence after publishing the prophet mohammed and 1 in 4 had some sympathy. >> reporter: from the conflicts in the middle east to recent attack s attacks at "charlie hebdo" in paris, muslim reports are often in the headlines. how has that left the muslim
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community in the uk feeling? the bbc commissioned a poll to try and find out. 68% say it can never be justice but a quarter think shootings can be justified and about one-half think this country is becoming less tolerant of muslims. here in bradford people are still angry about what happened in paris. >> the vast majority of muslims are peace loving. doing their best to help neighbors. but that is completely being washed away by one or two individuals. >> murder is not the answer. never in a million years, murder is not the answer. i'm completely against it. people shouldn't be murdering in the name of islam.
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>> reporter: muslims here say they're being unfairly scrutinized and branded as extremists and saying they shouldn't have to apologize for a tiny minority of extremists. -- of fundamentalists. some argue they must work harder to integrate, while the rest of the uk must work harder to eliminate prejudice. "bbc news." later satellite pictures reveal 90% of the arab sea has dried up forming a new desert between uzbekistan and kazakhstan in central asia. visiting the aral sea and talks to people who lost their sea, health and loved ones. >> reporter: the town was an epicenter of a once prosperous industry. it's hard to imagine just 40 years ago this was a bustling
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fishing port. >> translator: it was a beautiful sea, with waves coming up to the beach. it was wonderful. there were no fish in the soviet union like the fish in aral. we thought that gradually life would get better. >> the river that fed the sea was diverted to irrigate plantations created during the soviet era. since the 1960s, all 90% of the sea has disappeared. exposed seabed expands for hundreds of kilometers leaving ships marooned in this newly created desert. aid from the world bank has been
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used by the government to build a dam at the sea's northern most tips. the dam is at its full capacity. although it hasn't brought the sea back to the town of aral it has helped other local communities. >> translator: by the late '90s, only eight houses were left in this village out of 90 houses. when they built the dam, it improved. people are coming from all over the place and fishing here. >> reporter: here in aral people are hopeful one day the sea will come back to their town, too, and provide the future for their children. >> translator: some people believe the sea will return and others in siftsist it will not. maybe my grandchildren's grandchildren will see the sea appear. >> reporter: the disappearance
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of the aral sea was a tragedy for the local people and one they are still coming to terms with. "bbc news." coming up in the next half hour here on "gmt," our chief international correspondent leastlyse doucet returns to gaza six months on from the fighting. stay with us. you drop 40 grand on a new set of wheels, then... wham! a minivan t-bones you. guess what: your insurance company will only give you 37-thousand to replace it. "depreciation" they claim. "how can my car depreciate before
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welcome to world news. i'm lucy hockings. in this next half hour. the challenge of rebuilding after devastating war. >> reporter: six months after fighting with israeli the gaza strip still lies in ruins and why haven'tsn't aid promises ben kept. backstage ahead of the brit awards. >> reporter: this is an actual brit award designed by tracy
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emon this year. it's rather heavy. >> what the hottest names in music can expect. aaron is back. if you're easily distracted aaron, you should give this next idea a bit of a -- >> lucy i have no hope. how about this flying drone using nothing but your mind. it is the latest drone technology suggested with the developer suggesting this one day could be used to fly a big jet. stay tuned. we have a guru in the house who has done it and will tell us all about it. >> welcome back. eight agencies are outraged at the slow pace of reconstruction in gaza after last year's conflict with israel. international donors pledges $3.5 billion but little of that money has arrived. it's been six months since cease-fire has declared and tens
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of thowsusands of people have no shelter and it lasted almost seven tweaksweeks between july and august 2014. after the conflict the u.n. declared at least 2200 palestinians killed. at least 1400 were civilian many of them children. on the other side 67 israeli soldiers were killed during the conflict and five israeli civilians lost their lives. as our chief international correspondent, lyse doucet is finding out most gazans feel a new war is inevitable. >> reporter: war pulled life from the heart of gaza. it left a wasteland. smoke still rises. today, it's only a digger carrying some of the rubble. gazans put up signs to describe what stood her, which family lost it, what number to call to deliver help.
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but almost none has arrived. this family's home was destroyed in israeli artillery fire, just before the cease-fire six months ago, their first son was born. last month, he froze to death in what is now another battle just to survive. his grandmother points an accusing finger at all arab countries, saying they haven't helped gazans. the boy's mother says nobody did. >> translator: all countries take care of their children and people. all countries except here. here, the people in charge just sit in their chairs. they care only for their own children. they forget about us. >> reporter: now, they just want to rebuild their home so their
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two girls will survive. everyone talks about rebuilding gaza but nobody is doing it. as always here there is more than one reason. israel restrictions, palestinian infighting, the failure of donors to keep their promises. why would there be much rebuilding when everyone fears there'll be another war? 10,000 gazans still live in u.n. schools. that number may rise when families money runs out. >> you think conflict is inevitable whether it's internal conflict or conflict between gaza and israel unless the situation changes there will be no other action for the people to take other than a resumption of violence. >> reporter: hamas fighters are ready. they don't hide it. i see marches like this on almost every visit in recent months. >> memories for all this
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catastrophe and now gaza is trying to be like this and there are no exports or imports. >> reporter: but there are reports, credible reports that hamas is again digging tunnels and test firing missiles in preparation for the next war. >> this is true. that's right. i think hamas is doing this to protect our people here. we don't want to be surprised with a new war, new aggression against us. >> reporter: in the ruins of gaza, young men train in the sport of overcoming obstacles. resilient gazans are good at that. but after three wars in six years, even the strongest are starting to break. as you can see behind us here, there's one pneumatic drill hard at work. >> she is talking about why
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construction is so slow. >> reporter: if you join us here what is the town lying very close to gaza's border with israel so it bore the brunt of israeli air raised and artillery attack attacks. israel said it was looking for forgets targets of the militant, hamas. six months ago there was good news for gazans and israelis. a cease-fire was reached but been almost no good news since then even though the international community pledged $5.4 billion in aid to help rebuild gaza. as you can see, it's still a place where many streets lie in ruin. the rubble is everywhere. and the boredders borders almost all closed. >> look around us.
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is this what you expected? >> frankly, no. we would have hoped more accomplished by now. as you're aware it's a complicated issue and short answer more should have been done by now. >> reporter: if i was a donor, what would you say to me? what has been done with my money. >> that was in cairo and we need to point out some funds have been made for saudi arabia and germany, we just had a significant pledge from the japanese and in discussions with the americans. some money has come but we've been able to spend it as fast as we've been able to get it. we've spent $100 million so far primarily on funding for repairs and ren sal subsidy for those for neighborhoods like this that don't have anywhere to live. reconstruction like this the pace is slower than we wish. >> reporter: what is life like for most gazans sunny today but winter nights are cold and not many people have money for fuel.
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>> many people are angry and frustrated. i share their frustration. frustrated at the pace of reconstruction and the political process. there really hasn't been progress in those six months. there hasn't been violence. that's fantastic, a great thing. there hasn't been the addressing of the root causes of conflict which the secretary general and secretary kerry and everyone else called for during and after the conflict. i think there's a fear here the trajectory we're on if we don't get off it we will look at a return to conflict and reconstruction is part of that. also say to the donors if you have concerns about politics or the process, don't make the people of gaza suffer for that. they need to have somewhere to live. >> reporter: the politics is very profound. palestinian disunity border crossings with israel and egypt all but shot. many gazans last year said they supported the war because it was a last support, situations so
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bad. yet those border crossings, people say they feel like they're in the world's biggest prisons. >> there has been small change. sis rail israel israelis have allowed some in. and there was a collapse in the academy and poverty. i was visiting -- in the economy and poverty. i was visiting some markets and some small changes have been made and certainly not enough and certainly not a lifting of the blockade really what is required. >> reporter: robert turner. thank you very much. i wish we weren't meeting here in the rubble. that is the situation now and so bad is the situation my camera woman has also fallen on the rubble. that's what life is like here. a series of obstacles.
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took many gazans and israelis all fear another war and why some say why rebuild? it will just be brought down again. for now, back to you in london. our chief international correspondent, lyse is tweeting from gaza. energy seems kind of dry, doesn't it aaron? at some point it affects everyone in europe, this energy deal? >> dry as in boring maybe. people think it's a bore it's not. we all use it and we can't live without it. this one is a fascinating story, this one, when it comes to europe. sorry i caught you there. there is a very ambitious plan for an energy union. what would that be? it would create a single european market in terms of supply purchase and consumption of energy. the idea is any country should
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be able to negotiate energy prices collectively 28 countries, in order to get a better deal. part of the strategic plan to reduce european dependence on russian gas and oil. and we know negotiations with moscow continue. some want to deal directly with moscow. this is very interesting. from ics energy joins us. isabel, great to have you with us. just briefly to start, i think it's fair to say, this is not a new idea this has been flowing around the halls of brussels some time. certain factors have pushed this way up on the agenda haven't they? >> definitely. the russian ukraine and fracking in the u.s. the fact we're paying more to fund renewable energy, all are making energy a big issue in many countries. >> and european countries are looking towards the u.s. and
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going, hey, those american companies are paying so much less for their energy. let's talk about the obstacles because any time we talk about europe and getting everybody on board, a lot of obstacles. they are saying it's kind of an island. france wants renewables poland wants cold. this will be very difficult. >> any time you talk about the grand vision you have to remember how it will be applied on the ground. you can see when the nitty-gritty of politics ends up on the ground you see vast differences and they're reluctant to give up their say on energy. >> given what we've seen the past few years with russian spats or disputes do you think nations -- can only imagine they see the good side of this right -- collectively bargaining on prices et cetera. i'm wondering with the dispute
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with russia if this will push the member states to get on board? >> you have to remember the supply agreements are not struck with member states with private companies. at the negotiating table at the moment you don't have politicians. that's the kind of news that would be introduced here and in my mind actually be handled. >> we will leave it there, isabel. we'll keep our eye on it as you will and we'll talk to you very soon. thanks very much isabel from icis. >> thank you. if you're easily distracted you should perhaps as lucy said give this idea a look. david is looking at remarkable new aviation technology that allows a drone to be piloted simply with your noggin by thought. it's being demonstrated in portugal. dave you are here.
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you've been down to -- take a look. that is dave. >> don't i look good? i look great. >> remarkable. you look great. i hope you kept that and can take it out to a party. explain this. how does this technology work? >> so this fashionable device monitors different parts of my brain for certain types of activity and that can be translated so a computer can understand it and use it in this case the drones here. a new way to adapt. and used for something much different. >> the mind thinks up down left right, whatever and that applies to a drone. why? >> why? >> and you can use drones remotely using joy sticks. >> you can. the company that developed this in portugal if you are someone with limited mobility you can perhaps use those controls and in cockpits any plane craft has so many buttons going on if we
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can reduce that number that's something they wanted to achieve. it's very difficult, the problem. >> you're being kited out or kited up whatever. i'm shaking my head do you think up down? not like you can say the word. >> right. >> what did you do? >> the setup in that simulation was i tried a laptop and on there is a small board that hovers in the middle. >> can we run those shots, if we can, while you're talking, i'm sorry. >> you can think the ball to go down you will turn it right. i had a simple demonstration. it takes months of training to teach your brain the distinctions what makes the ball move up and down. >> can i be clear? this technology moving the brain is out there, been around for some time. >> it is. called eeg. this is an expensive type.
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you can buy head sets at 80 to $90 that can produce basic functions. the crucial application is to have those thoughts and instructions transmitted in a way the drone can understand them and i the future even bigger aircraft. >> i want to ask you about something people think may be pretty scary. the developers thinking this is down the road. this could be used to fly like cargo jets? >> this is a very small drone plane. the technology is there to apply the technology for a jet carrying fargo across the atlantic. the other problem is in the technology may be approaching that area but the public perception about an airplane going across the atlantic without a pilot might be a step too far. not quite sure myself. >> we all have problems with
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driver's license driverless cars never mind the fuselage without someone in the front. what does aviation say? >> they say they're integrating but in different ways. the idea the industry as a whole would adopt this mainly with pilots put out by such a suggestion, that may be a few generations before we can hand all that. we have unman edned going to mars and parts of the world. >> this briefly highlights the fact this has been used on drones, the drones in the last couple of years, we had one story after another. we're not going anywhere. we're in the era of drones at the moment. >> we are. what's happening, various countries, we've seen in paris people not knowing where the drones are. regulations right now try to catch up with the technology.
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as we finds with every area of tech the tech sometimes comments first and laws after that. the tech sometimes comes first. it's very exciting. not sure i would put one on you to fly to the moon. >> i got a drone for christmas and it lasted all five minutes. it took off and landed and i never found it again. that's a true story. >> thanks very much. lots going on. follow me on twitter. what do you think of that? get me @bbcaaron. coming back the boss of lego maker later. back to you. >> i think i've contributed a lot to lego's profits in the past year. still to come -- ♪ ♪ >> expected to do well and goes up against ed sherwin as well as
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i'm lucy hopkins. our top stories this hour. fifa says it will not pay compensation to clubs and leagues unhappy about plans to play the 2022 world cup in winter. and the american who killed "american sniper" chris kyle has been found guilty and sentenced to life behind bars. three austrian men have become the first patients to undergo a bionic reconstruction of their hands. the new hands are controlled using nerves and muscles transponded from their arms and legs. the men will use signals to command the hands. it was new surgery in vienna.
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previously people with bionic hands have primarily controlled them with manual settings. it's it's estimated to cost around $34,000 and among the first patients was this man who lost the use of his right hand more than a decade ago. >> translator: was something completely flew. ahead not been able to grasp anything since 2001 to use my right hand. then it worked out perfectly. i really settled well into my right hand it has become a part of me and i cannot live without it anymore. >> good news for him. earlier this month, it was sam smith the british singer the surprise king of the grammys and won four of the coveted music awards. the question is can he repeat his sukccess here?
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we have a reporter backstage at the ceremony. >> reporter: your backstage tour of the brit awards 2015 starts here. it is freezing and effectively it is a giant tent and so-called. to get here you need a wristband and special pass. luckily we've got one. ♪ ♪ >> reporter: after he won an arm full of grammys, it's looking like it will be sam smith's year at the brits as well. his nominations include best british male and best album. his competition includes his friend ed sheeran, though even though ed has already said he hopes sam wins. winners and performers at the brits all get a goody bag. you don't get one if you leave. they cost a thousand pounds each. you get a different bag if you're a lady. this is the british version. this is an actual brit award designed by tracy eamon this
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year. it's rather heavy. while beautiful it seems fragile. good luck getting that one home in one piece. it looks like we're heading towards the toilets but in fact we're heading towards the artists spa. this is the lady who created the backstage area and an area where people come if they want to be a bit pampered. >> it's become the spot people look to for a beauty treatment backstage or entertainment waiting to go upstage. >> reporter: you're hoping madonna will stop here? >> yes. >> a you gar rushsugar rush? >> when people stop by they can have one. >> reporter: what's your favorite? this one >> this one. >> reporter: thank you. >> they can come in for a
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hairstyle. >> reporter: nice. like it. >> this is really popular. >> reporter: who can you remember has passed through in the past few years and it's early. early. >> one that's not in it anymore. >> reporter: this is all we're allowed to show you of the main arena as organizers want to keep the stage a secret until tonight. we did stop into this dressing room. verdict. >> reporter: not as fancy as you think, really. performing at tonight's brits and madonna and starts on tv at 8:00. natalie jamison, "bbc news." >> and bringing you more on the brits on "gmt." coming up on global with tim willcox a little bit later, a blast from the '90s. >> hi. we're really looking forward to our interview on global on "bbc
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