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outstanding shopping and dining offers and trying our services. be our guest at frankfurt airport city managed by for. this is d w news law either from bali thousands take to the streets or sprayed to dimona unity a major protest is held a ball salerno with people wearing white t. shirts in a call for peaceful dawn and imagery to see of spanish flags fly out at the counter told the demonstrations are of
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a counselor use push for independence we'll have the latest. also coming up in russia people take to the streets across the country to support of jailed opposition activists alexina valley he's pressuring all forty's to let him into the twenty eighteen presidential race we'll go live to a correspondent in st petersburg for more. and in the united states people on the gulf coast pre-packed as hurricane n.h. beds down on the category one hurricane is expected to make landfall later today after causing more than twenty deaths across central america. from having a home free good to have you with us massive demonstrations have been held in spain's biggest cities as the tussle over catalonia is independence moves on to the streets in barcelona thousands of people wearing white gathered near the mayor's
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office to call for dialogue between supporters and opponents of council on independence at the same time people for spanish unity folks to the center of the spanish capital moderate. and a w correspondent ana sophia seaborn is in barcelona for us good to see you know we saw that huge demonstration a balsa lona what was the message. well the message was as you freddy mentioned basically peace and dar all. the people were all dressed in white here you didn't see flags neither the spanish nor the catalan flag. they were basically holding up signs and chanting that one dollar that they want peace and that they actually want the
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government supposed governments the catalan and the spanish central government to either talk or resign under sophie what about in madrid because there are also thousands on the streets there want to spanish unionists want. what spanish unionists basically want one spain they don't want catalonia to become an independent country they want one spain and many of them see or think that they're right because the constitution actually states that so they want basically a united spain now is there the sense that these rallies could deepen spain's political division. well i don't think the release themselves really deepen the division but the divide that you mentioned is really there and it is within the spanish society but especially
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within the catalonian society too there are loads of people who are in favor of independence but there are also loads of people who are against independence and who are really opposed to it and this social divide that goes here through catalonia is actually very worrying for many people they're very concerned about that rift here now would you say the supporters and opponents of independence are still on a collision course with a declaration of independence still possible on tuesday. well that is a very good question and it is actually a very a question that is very difficult to answer because there are mixed signals actually on the one hand spanish media reports and quotes lawmakers that say that. everything is still on track that the declaration of independence is already being negotiated within the catalan parliament and that they are actually still due
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to declare independence on tuesday there are on the other hand other signals and other signs that see a more like the escalating tone maybe for example carlos put him on to the castle and leader has repeatedly called for negotiations and for mediation and he has also yesterday met with civic group. of lawyers basically that one has to mediate between catalonia and madrid so there are very mixed signals and it's very hard to say what's going to happen on tuesday anna sophia seaborn reporting for us from barcelona thank you. now some of the other stories making news around the world danish police have found more remains of kim the swedish journalist who went missing in august earlier authorities had arrested a danish inventor peta manson after walls torso washed ashore she'd gone to
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interview him aboard his homemade submarine math in his claim that died accidentally. the trumpet administration has rolled back and obamacare provision that requires employee health plans to cover contraception as preventative care for women employers will now be able to opt out of providing no cost birth control on religious or moral grounds because the groups plan to sue to block the new rules. the f.b.i. says it will use billboards to appeal for any information that might help them understand what caused a stephen paddock to shoot fifty eight people dead in las vegas one week after the assault investigators have confessed that they're baffled by his motives the billboards will show a toll free number to call if the public has any new details on the case.
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now supporters of russian opposition activists alexina valmy have taken to the streets in cities across russia novelli is currently serving a twenty day prison sentence for calling for an authorised protest now he's urged his followers to demand that authorities allow him to enter the twenty eight presidential race saturday's demonstrations coincide with president vladimir putin's birthday and there are reports that police have arrested protesters in some cities. well we can cross now to our russia correspondent emily show when who's on the field of miles in st petersburg where the central rally is expected to happen emily what's happening where you are. but we will try to cross again to st petersburg later in the program but now let's
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move on to another story and off to making landfall in central america hurricane nate is barreling towards the u.s. gulf coast with high winds and warnings of storm surges new easy and there is one of the u.s. states in nate path where the main city of new orleans bracing itself for a direct hit the deadly storm has strengthened to a category one hurricane and is expected to reach the area late on saturday. well we can cross. u.s. residents are bracing for another here again that is about to hit the country. in the city of new orleans residents are stockpiling supplies in the fear that here a canadian could directly hit the biggest city in the state of louisiana. everything on the bottom floor of my house is gone up three feet and every goes higher than that well. the parish nature can be underestimated
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even if it's the weakest hurricane on a five category scale in the karada houses and boats are wrecked and people are left with a heavy deluge to cope with. the value where all that was serious damage was lost everything food clothes we don't have water besides the rain that is falling down on us there are children dying my mom is eighty five years old she doesn't have anywhere to sleep will stay. hurrican nate has also devastated all the countries in central america including costa rica and one during this. back in new orleans some nearby coastal areas have already received evacuation orders as the storm moves to see us. but it's mayor reassured residents there is no need to panic they show you in the public that we are very well prepared we have a great team of first responders and organizers we have been through this many many
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times before and we are ready for whatever nate brings our way the calm before the storm but that could soon change as nate gets closer. well from the caribbean to europe deadly storms have been making headlines in recent weeks the weather is often on everyone's lips and a new exhibition here in germany is taking a closer look at the elements past present and future through history science and culture the shower pins this weekend in ball the host city for the next round of un climate change talks next month. the weather affects the soul whether we like it or not. the weather report exhibition is focusing on how weather influences human civilization and culture. to clean up this very a more intimate about climate there's a communication problem it's too loaded with facts and statistics we're taking
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another approach whether it's climate we experience it's our exhibition is taking an interdisciplinary approach we're going to show and give equal weight to every day culture in the natural sciences and through this there will be a surprising and exciting mix the mission. that makes includes works as varied as those by english romantic painter john constable. american artist geoffrey hendricks who has styled himself as a cloud smith for his work with sky themed images to the early technology of sixteenth century sundials all the way to the spiritual with the fifteenth century wind god made of lava. the exhibition boasting more than four hundred objects in artworks from across the world runs till march. well let's cross live now to our russia correspondent emily share when to get the latest on the protests expected and indeed under way across the country and really tell us
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more about what's been planned for today. well what's been planned is eighty protests in eighty different cities in all the cities where nobody has his campaign headquarters and those are already happening and have already happened in several cities across the country including in the far east in the year old and small towns as well and there was a big protest in moscow the police say that seven hundred people attended and. the purchase of the day was more like in the thousands and tonight there's going to be a big protest in st petersburg nobody has said that that that that's the main protest and it's supposed to be taking place on the field of mars where i am currently standing and that's been partially spent soft there's construction work taking place here there written doing the gravel these construction workers were actually announced on thursday so people are saying that this is a way to not allow the protests to take place so we'll have to see what happens
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there and what are the practices hoping to achieve briefly if you can call this and demanding. they've been demanding for nonviolent to be let out of prison and they want a free competition at the presidential elections that are coming up and also people have said that they want to congratulate putin for his birthday which is happening today around their ironic congratulations of course so really people are standing up for their democratic rights and for not finding. a russia correspondent and many showing in st petersburg thank you. to sports news now in the form into one season is heading into the crucial final phase with the driver's title still up for grabs lewis hamilton and sebastian fattah battling over every point starting with this weekend's japanese grown pray saturday's qualification session so several try this set stunning times in the sadie's mind hamilton was the fastest of them all.
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the formula one season is approaching its home straight with five races left to go do is hamilton is on course to claim his fourth career championship he extended his lead in the driver standings in malaysia last week and now he's claimed pole position for sunday's japanese grand prix. have alton has won three times in japan despite struggling in qualifying in the past this time he broke the track record to reach the front of the grid i never ever really got a great balance in the past so i never say never did great qualify and so to finally get the balance behind me with a great work my engineers and a great timing from from all the mechanics running on track and at the time fellow sadie's drive about terry both pass was the second fastest but he required to keep books change and that incurs a penalty so another racer will line up beside hamilton on the grid his biggest rival. yeah i would love to be a bit quicker but yes but i'm living with
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a new car around here i love the fact. that factor is currently thirty four points behind hamilton in the driver standings if he wants to rein in the leader he has to start tomorrow. some breaking news just coming in police in london say several people have been hut off to a call mounted the pavement outside a museum in central london one man is reported to have been detained at the scene of the incident outside the natural history museum we'll bring you more on this story as it comes in to d w c very soon. welcome to quadriga he was right here but isn't that what you thought you had exhibit. women. more time we. smile.


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