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this is bbc news. i'm david eades. our top stories: a special report from yemen where millions face starvation after three years of civil war. as suspects in the barcelona attack appear in court, police reveal much bigger assaults were being planned. "numb and confused" — princes william and harry talk to the bbc about the days after their mother's death 20 years ago. the world's biggest advertising agency is about unveil its latest numbers in an industry seen as a bell weather for the global economy. hundreds of flights cancelled and the stock market suspended. typhoon hato causes havoc in hong kong. hello and welcome to bbc news. i
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wa nt to hello and welcome to bbc news. i want to start with reports of clashes between protesters and police outside a rally where president trump has been addressing his supporters. we have these lives pictures from phoenix in arizona which is where mr trump was holding back ad dress. you can seabed of the stand—off. they have gathered to express their own views on mr trump of the position largely over the question of the white supremacist rallied from a couple of weeks ago, and mrtrump‘s rallied from a couple of weeks ago, and mr trump's remarks. that is something he focused on in his own address to a sympathetic supportive audience in the phoenix convention centre. there was a bit of trouble
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afterwards. i think we have some pictures with came to you from earlier in the evening when things got a little bit more out of hand. excuse the cameras, but you will see there were some smoke grenades were fired by the police, having an obvious impact on the protesters are. we are going to get more on the situation in phoenix from our correspondence was there a little bit late in the bulletin. these are recorded pictures. the situation remains tense ian sleeman —— phoenix, arizona. as for within the venue itself, mr trump launched a blistering attack on the media for almost an hour. he also defended his record on opposing. so, the truly dishonest people in the media and the fake media, they make up stories, they have no sources in many cases. they
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say a source said there is no such thing, but they don't report the fa cts . thing, but they don't report the facts. just like they don't want to report that i spoke out forcefully against hatred, eager tree and violence, and strongly condemned the neo—nazis, the white supremacists the kkk. president trump speaking a short while ago. leaked documents from the united nations say that the saudi—led coalition, as well as the houthi rebels are killing and maiming children and that the coalition is also blocking the delivery of food and medicine, leaving millions facing starvation. the documents, obtained by the bbc, suggest both sides in yemen's war are violating international law. yemen is now in its third year of war, which has created the world's most urgent humanitarian crisis. the bbc‘s nawal al maghafi reports from the houthi—held area of hudaydah. a warning — you may find some of the images disturbing. many of yemen's children have only ever known war.
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child coughing. and hudaydah central hospital is full of them. victims of a conflict that has left their country battered, broken and starving. i first met dr abdullah al zuhayri a year ago. he tells me things are now much worse. translation: we have started to see so many more cases of malnutrition. now, it's not only the poor bringing their children here, we are seeing cases of severely malnourished children from middle—class families too. he takes me to meet a boy, just three years old, his immune system is failing. he needs intensive care, but there are no beds available. his family stay by his side. as we talk,
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the doctor interrupts us. a bed has been freed and he is rushed to intensive care. this is one of the area's last functioning hospitals, but it's on the brink. all these people have spent all the money they have to get this far. now the electricity is off, so all the machines are off, all the incubators are off, all the oxygen has stopped. and this happens all the time. the war between the saudi—backed government and the houthi rebels is now in its third year.
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the region's richest nation bombing its poorest. it's killed thousands and left millions homeless. we head across town. wherever you go, displaced people line the streets. with all borders closed, there's no escape. even the refugee camp offered no protection for mohammed and his family. hudaydah is yemen's main port city — it should be a lifeline, but now it's barely operating, after the saudi coalition bombed the cranes
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and blocked their replacements. food should not be a weapon of war, food should be a weapon of peace. 95% of all the food that we need to feed the innocent people comes through this sport. —— port. if this port is bombed and completely made useless, literally, hundreds of thousands of children will die and millions of people will die along with it. but it's notjust starvation that the war is causing. yemen now faces the worst cholera outbreak in the world has seen in decades. this 13—year—old caught it, along with 18 members of his family. in the intensive care unit,
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we get a desperate call from his mother. he's taken a turn for the worse. we arrive, but it's too late. as his father says goodbye, the family asks us to carry on filming, to show the world these heartbreaking images. another child born into a war that has now taken his life. nawal al maghaf, bbc news, yemen. ajudge in madrid has released one of the four suspects arrested in connection with last week's attacks in and around barcelona. earlier, another of the suspects reportedly told the judge that the group had planned to make explosive devices and blow up
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a number of landmarks in barcelona. andy moore reports. the suspects left court in madrid yesterday evening after a hearing behind closed doors. thejudicial papers have revealed what was said. one of the accused arrived in his hospital pyjamas, still nursing the wound sustained in a blast at an alleged bomb factory on wednesday. mohamed houli chemlal was the only one to admit his role in the plot. he said the planned at least one on attack against a church or a monument. he survived the explosion at alcanar because he was out on the porch at the time. a note in arabic was found in the rubble said to be from the folders of islamic state to the crusaders and the corrupters. he said the leader of the group had
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been the arm, reportedly saying that martin was a good thing according to the koran and he was killed in the explosion. driss oukabir rented the van used in the barcelona attack. he denied involvement of the plot and was remanded in custody. many of the suspects lived in ripoll. muhammad was granted release. the evidence against him was weak. he denied being the owner of the car on the coastal attack on friday. he has no been confirmed a speed camera saw the car just been confirmed a speed camera saw the carjust days before the attack in barcelona. let's take a look at some of the other stories making the news. american media reports say the us navy is preparing to dismiss the commander of the seventh fleet, vice admiraljoseph aucoin, after two deadly collisions
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in asia in two months. in the latest, ten sailors are missing after the uss john mccain, collided with an oil tanker near singapore on monday. copenhagen police say a corpse found in waters off denmark was deliberately mutilated, but can't say yet if it is the remains of swedish journalist kim vahl. she was last seen alive on august 10th, leaving on a trip with submarine inventor peter madsen, who's now been charged with negligent manslaughter. there were no longer be a direct influence after brexit. in a paper setting out to the future relationship should be enforced, ministers says there are other ways for dealing with disputes. the document still leaves the role unclear. let's get back to the story we began
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on in this bulletin, and that is the situation in phoenix, arizona. our correspondence is there where donald trump had been giving his address. obviously, a very tense situation. there are a number of people around here are wearing masks and on the other side of the street are the police, lined up. that will try and get you a better look at what is happening here with the police. but like that you can see flashing is from a police helicopter above us. tell me what happened. my cousin got it with a bean bag. they are shooting at us, they are trying to stop our protest. what started it? what started it was donald trump. but more immediately? donald trump. thank you very much. a lot of people are unhappy about the president of
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the united states. there are a lot of protesters, police just moving towards a theory so we are just going to keep an eye on them because it has been some teargas fired in the past few minutes but they have marched forwards. there were a lot more protesters here earlier, a lot more, and they were probably speaking broadly speaking they were pretty peaceful, which... police and is trying to move people down the street. i would surely what has happened. let's have a look at this. james, i don't know if you can hear me. you are asking on the protesters what started this. i have seen some reports that stones and bottles had been thrown at the police. can you give... had any idea as to what caused this and how many protesters we re caused this and how many protesters were there? i don't know is the short answer. i will not speculate. i was inside the
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rally when it began. there is quite a lot of gas in the street now, so we are going to keep moving away from it. a car here are just surrounded by a burning canister. some people are moving towards the police. i'm not sure it has been deployed by the police. i willjust move away from this. let's just moved down the street a little bit. there you go. we will keep moving. you just make sure you are ok and the last thing we want is to be taking in some of those gas canisters kneeing spray. as you can see, a difficult situation in phoenix in arizona after president trump gave an address at the convention centre in phoenix to very much a supportive crowd there, the protesters were waiting outside to make clear their feelings about mostly mr trump's remarks with regard to white supremacists. that
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ta kes regard to white supremacists. that takes us back to the situation in cha rlottesville takes us back to the situation in charlottesville a couple of weeks ago. we are going to keep a close eye on that for you and we will go back to james if and when required. in the meantime, let's get the business news. advertising does rather well. it is seen as a global bellwether. the world's largest advertising group is due to report its latest numbers in the next couple of hours. the advertiser is seen a bellwetherfor an industry that's changed dramatically in recent years. while the total spent by brands globally on advertising in 2016 was up at $493 billion — where it's being spent is shifting significantly. while traditional advertising sales were effectivly flat — global digital ad sales grew by 17% to $178 billion.
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that number will of course keep growing and by 2021 it's estimated it will account for 50% of all adverts. so where are those dollars going? mostly to facebook and google — together they control 54% of the global digital advertising market, up from 44% in 2015. but are adverts on these platforms even getting to their audience? it's been estimated that invalid traffic — that's where a bot rather than a human views an advert — is costing advertisers a staggering $16.5 billion a year, and that number is expected to grow. we will talk more about that in world business report. also in the programme: in hong kong the stock market has been shut down by typhoon hato, which has been battering the city. the storm has caused havoc — with hundred of flights cancelled, with most schools and businesses also closed. hato has been issued
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a signal ten storm warning — the highest weather warning. we'll be looking at its impact on the financial hub. that is all in world business report in around 15 minutes. before that, you can get in touch with me on twitter. thank you. stay with us on bbc news. still to come: not one of her favourite things. there'll be no salzburg street named after maria von trapp. we'll explain why. washington, the world's most political city, is today assessing the political health of the world's most powerful man. indeed, i did have a relationship with miss lewinsky that was not appropriate. in fact, it was wrong. in south africa, 97 people have been killed today, in one of the worst days of violence between rival black groups. over the last ten days, 500 have died. chanting: czechoslovakia must be free! russia is observing a national day of mourning for the 118 submariners
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who died on board the kursk. we're all with them now, within our hearts. the pope has celebrated mass before a congregation of more than 2.5 million people, in his hometown of krakow. "stay with us, stay with us," chanted this ocean of humanity. "well, well," joked the pope, "so you want me to desert rome?" this is bbc news. the latest headlines: more than 7 million people are facing starvation in yemen's war. leaked documents from the un suggest both sides are violating international law. terror charges, including murder, have been filed against two of the suspected islamists captured after last week's attacks in and around barcelona. and another main story happening
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right now in phoenix, arizona. police have been putting up a line against anti— donald trump protesters. donald trump is in phoenix, delivering an address at the convention centre to his supporters. it is not quite a stand—off. we have seen the police moving forward, letting off teargas canisters to push supporters, the demonstrators, i should say, back, in the hope of dispersing them. this is the situation and we will keep across this for you here on bbc news. prince william and prince harry have been recalling the seven days between their mother's death and her funeral in a new bbc documentary. the princes describe how they were numb and confused when they first heard of their mother's death in 1997, and were grateful for the seclusion provided by balmoral castle in scotland.
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our royal correspondent nicholas witchell has more. it was the week when a nation mourned and the monarchy faced sharp criticism. at its heart were two boys grieving for the loss of their mother but required by their royal position to appear in public and help assuage the public‘s sense of loss. in the bbc documentary william and harry speak of the numbness and confusion they felt when they were told that their mother was dead. and in harry's case it is clear there is still anger to the french photographers who were pursuing diana's speeding car in the moments before the crash in the tunnel in paris. one of the hardest things to come to terms with is the fact that the people that chased her into the tunnel were the same that were
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taking photographs of her while she was dying in the back seat of the car. william and i know that. we have been told that from people that know that it was the case. she had had quite a severe head injury. she was still alive on the back seat. those people that caused the accident, instead of helping, were taking photographs of her dying on the back seat. then those photographs made their way back to the news desks in this country. william and harry were in balmoral when they heard the news in paris. they speak in support of their grandmotherfor they speak in support of their grandmother for her efforts to shield them, and/or their father — he tried to do his best, said harry. when they moved from balmoral to london they encountered grieving crowds. and it is clear that they found the experience bewildering with so many sobbing and wanting to touch them. the decision to walk
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behind their mother's coffin said they felt a strong sense of duty even then. when you have something so even then. when you have something so traumatic as the death of your mother when you are 15, as, very sadly, many people have experienced, and no one wants to experience, it leaves you, you know, it will make oi’ leaves you, you know, it will make or break you, and i wouldn't let it break me. i wanted her to be proud of the person i would become. i didn't want her worried, or her legacy to be that william or harry we re legacy to be that william or harry were completely and utterly devastated by it. and all of her ha rd devastated by it. and all of her hard work, love and energy she put into us when we were younger would go to waste. they were children coping with their own grief and the attention of the grieving nation. and they kept going to honour their mother's memory. and viewers in the uk can see diana: seven days on sunday night at 7:30pm on bbc one.
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england will play new zealand in the women's rugby world cup final this weekend. they beat france 20—3 in the second semi—final in belfast on tuesday. as world cup holders, they will defend their title against the number one ranked side in the world, after they saw off the challenge of the usa. katherine downs was there for us. england are through to a second successive world cup final, beating france in the end, 23—3. it was so tight in the first half. just one kick apiece. three each on the board at half—time. in the second half, england gradually pulled away. first a try by sarah byrne, the prop, to give some daylight between england and france.
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and then at the final whistle, england pounced on the ball to get the 20—3 victory. and they meet champions new zealand after beating the underdogs usa in the earlier semi—final. the scoreline was 115—12. it was another very tight semi—final. much tighter than people expected from the usa. they really put up a fight against the mighty black ferns. it was 15—7 at half time, very close at half—time, but gradually, new zealand found a second gear and pulled ahead to get to the final as well. it is the fairy tale final everyone wanted to see in belfast on saturday. the top two teams in the world, england against new zealand, going head to head for the world title. barcelona says it will demand at least $10 million from its former player, the brazilian striker, neymar. they say the 25—year—old was in breach of contract when he left the catalan club for french giants paris saint—germain.
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the legal action follows neymar‘s world record $260 million transfer. the club is also chasing an additional 10% in interest payments for a delay in payment. ijust want i just want to take you back to phoenix now, the situation after donald trump delivered an address at the phoenix convention centre. there we re the phoenix convention centre. there were a number of protesters outside. we don't have an exact count on that. some reports have suggested several thousand protesting against donald trump and his position with regard to the white supremacist movement. in any case, the police say that they had bottles and rocks thrown at them. they responded with tear gas. they have been pushing the protesters back to try to disperse the situation. we will keep across that on bbc news. that is the latest in phoenix, arizona. hi there.
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yesterday was a pretty humid day, wasn't it? we humid day, wasn't it? have had some heavy rain in northern we have had some heavy rain in northern ireland yesterday, 50 millimetres in the space of four hours. as the area of rain has pushed east, thunderstorms become less active as the heavy rain shifts focus and moves into scotland and north—west england. it will be mild and muggy to start the day. temperatures 16— 17 in the morning. this area of rain will be with us through the morning in scotland. still with heavy rain around. in eastern scotland, low cloud and hill fog expected first thing. there will be an improving picture in northern ireland. early morning cloud will break to see sunny spells, and something bright in southern wales, south—west england, high and medium cloud for east anglia and south—east england. we will start the day here ona england. we will start the day here on a bright and dry note. through
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the rest of the day the weather front will slowly push eastwards. ahead of the front we have warmed airfor east anglia ahead of the front we have warmed air for east anglia and south—east england. if we see some sunshine coming through it could become very warm. as it moves eastwards we will see some sunny warm. as it moves eastwards we will see some sunny spells coming out across wales and south—west england. the air is turning fresher. nevertheless temperatures into the low 20s fairly widely. if we see the sunshine across east anglia and south—east england, 27 is a possibility. if we get that it will be the warmest day of august so far. wednesday night, rain clears a way from northey scotland, followed by showers for north—west england and northern ireland. it will be fresh in the night with temperatures 1a or 15 fairly widely. here is a weather front on thursday with a flat ridge of high pressure across the south of the uk keeping the weather largely dry. a breeze coming in generally from the west. low pressure to the
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north—west will encourage the growth of showers for scotland, northern england and northern ireland, where showers could merge together to become a light in the same direction the wind is blowing, so it could be quite lengthy in nature. —— aligned. the best of the dry weather and sunny spells across southern and eastern parts of the uk. that is your latest weather. goodbye for 110w. this is bbc world news. the headlines: there have been tensions in the city of unix, arizona following a speech by president trump in the city. a bbc reporter said police tried to disperse demonstrators using tear gas. bbc reporting from inside yemen has shown the levels of starvation being suffered by large parts of the population. more than seven million people are facing famine because of a blockade imposed by the saudi—led coalition. terror charges including murder have
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been filed against two of the suspected islamists captured after last week's attacks in and around barcelona. a third suspect is being held for a further 72 hours for questioning. a fourth
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