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this is deja vu news live from berlin britain wakes up to a new era after its official exit from the european union. in a divided country the drawdowns divorce brings happiness for some and heartbreak for others on the final settlement is far from clear. also coming up 2 votes shy democrats hoping to call witnesses and president trump's impeachment trial are defeated in the senate clearing the way for trump's almost certain acquittal in the coming days.
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thanks for joining us after 3 years of high stakes political drama since it voted to leave the european union britain is out of the block at the stroke of midnight brussels time the u.k. and nearly half a century of membership in the e.u. but it is still not a done deal 2 sides now embarked on an 11 month transition period and the difficult work of finding the terms of a new relationship. ringing in the changes a recording of big ben bomb didn't breck's it at the prime minister's residence in downing street but the country is still riven by the is you. know you celebrating presence exit from the e.u. in parliament square did so with
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a fierce passion for some britain had been set free. expression really is quite different. this. time for so-called bracks it is like nigel for russia who fought a long campaign to take the u.k. out of the e.u. it was an historic day the decades he held a minority view but with britain's exit he led the celebrations at the nation's departure. i made a story i. tried to move in the movie history of my. time but the nation is far from united in joy at the move.
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from e.u. supporters gathered outside the scottish parliament here in adams and in other parts of the u.k. there was sadness a majority of scots voted to stay in the e.u. but their voice is being ignored in westminster. i think it's because me 62 percent of us fortitude and then in europe and they're being dragged out against our will it's absolutely a disgrace. sorrow in brussels to hear and in other cities on the continent young press. since rallied their future less certain and their vision of a nation at home in europe seemingly defeated. the great. thank you. to. rex it has exposed
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a huge division in british politics but the show of emotion and trifle isam in the u.k. on its point of departure from the e.u. indicates that the debate over its place in europe is far from settled. and joining us now is the don't correspond to begin in london they'll get day one after bracks said what is the mood like where you are out and across from. well here in parliament square you've shown that there were strong strong feelings expressed yesterday and these feelings are not going away the bricks and tears were really patriotic and relishing their freedom they are still feeling like that today and they feel that they have won that there was a victory and i compared a little bit breaks. to football it's you either with one team or with the other team and those divisions are not going to go away very easily in the next years i brought you some papers and the pro european daily express says relishing in that
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some patriotic feeling saying that our time has come so the time of the breaks a tears and also a pro breaks the sun is a bit more looking forward and says make leave not was so hinting at what's in boris johnson's intraday and his huge task that he has ahead of him of bringing the country together. exactly i mean he's promised to make an incredible success so what are the steps towards that success and are they in fact credible in your estimation. well 1st of all there is everything that needs to be settled with the european union so it's just 11 months that he has said himself as as a timeframe when he really needs to come to terms with a new relationship with the european union and that's an incredible task a lot of experts say it's not enough time but all the economic relationship all the
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security details everything that concerns britain's way forward with the e.u. and also with the rest of the world he only has a few months time to to actually do that and then of course there is the country that he needs to consider he has promised to level up is what he said at the country there were many faces especially in the north of england who for the 1st time in their life voted for the conservative party and he has said that he wants to bring a new optimism into that life new infrastructure and that he wants to better the life of the people and many of those people voted breaks it so it's a huge saws just looking at foreign policies but also looking at reconstructing britain from within and how precisely is boris johnson proposing to he'll do the division that this bracket debate has cause i'd like to when you said country was like. are 2 sporting size of 2 rival teams how does he make everybody
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like the same team if you will. that is really the big question and i think he wants to do this by his charisma and by his optimism that seems to be his plan but also i know that a lot of the pro europeans are incredibly bitter about a lot of the law is during the live campaign and this campaign was led by george boris johnson about the brutality that he has displayed and just getting his enemies out of the picture so there is a lot of pits and those here here in the u.k. and it remains to be seen whether his drive and his optimism is enough to bring the country together. all right. in london thank you for that. and we turn now to some of the other stories making news around the world. demonstrators in algeria have marked the 50th consecutive week of protests against the ruling elite the iraq movement's marches have drawn had drawn diminished crowds
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in recent weeks but friday's rallies saw a larger turnout calling for change and for the removal of the army's role in politics. the united states is widening president donald trump's controversial travel ban restricting immigration from 6 more nations including nigeria kurdistan and sudan the move will make it harder for citizens of those countries to obtain certain types of visas washington says the measures are the result of national security concerns. in the united states the senate on friday voted against hearing from witnesses in the impeachment trial of president donald trump senators voted 51 to 49 against the motion only 2 republican senators sided with the democratic members of the senate in an attempt to hear from witnesses including trump's former national security advisor the defeat paves the way for trump's likely acquittal in a vote set for wednesday. and here is the senate democratic leader chuck
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schumer after the vote. it's a gray and tragedy one of the worst tragedies that the senate has ever overcome america will remember this day unfortunately where the senate did not live up to its responsibilities where the senate turned away from the truth and went along with the sham try and for more let's go to washington and correspondent all of us all over we just heard the democrats view what were the arguments for and against allowing more witnesses and documents. so the democrats and democrats argued essentially that they need to have witnesses and evidence otherwise it would not be a real impeachment trial and they also pointed out to history that both of the former impeachment. trials also had. witnesses as well as evidence loud they are the republicans many of the senators even admitted that the president
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did what he was charged for but the line of defense here was that that will simply not an impeachable offense and so and that witnesses even if they would be allowed would not change the final verdict and therefore it was just be it would just be a losing time essential even across both political aisles center as even admitted that this was a very partisan. a very partisan impeachment trial and then we heard very often on the republican side also that it's election year and that's just have the voters decide in fall when the country decides on the fate of president trump or the senate is now in recess so what's next with the impeachment so the trial will resume on monday there will be 2 hours of closing argument are humans comparable short if you consider the marathons we've followed here in recent days
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the centers will then have the chance to speak to explain their vote and then on wednesday afternoon we're going to hear that final verdict and that will be after the iowa caucus and also after that famous state of the union speech the president is going to deliver on tuesday so where he actually wanted to be clear victory so it's a little setback for him but the eventually outcome is inevitable because the republican controlled senate will then not remove president trump from office and he will remain president at least until the next election all right to abuse all of us reporting from washington thanks betty. china says that the number of people infected with a new corona virus has topped 11000 on friday officials reported 45 new deaths from the outbreak bringing the total to 259 and more countries are confirming cases including sweden russia and the u.k. in germany a 5 year old child is believed to have contracted the virus from
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a parent bringing the number of known infections in this country to 6 meanwhile australia says non-citizens arriving from china will be barred from entering the country. time for sports news now and in a football the but honestly get could have a new table leader this weekend rb leipzig have held on to the top spot for 5 straight match days but after losing last week their lead has narrowed further only 2 points separate lives seek and saturday's opponents both with your mention gladbach who sit in 3rd place and also harbor hopes of a league title rb leipsic aside unbeaten since october couldn't continue that run last weekend in frankfurt losing 2 goals to none the eagles despite struggling a bit this season have serious punching power in their own backyard wife 6 slightly bruised can't afford another slip up dropping points against glaad could see their
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table e disappear only 66 guarantees leipzig remain stable leaders and their coach isn't taking like. him for. his temple we've got a good tempo up front they play the long ball game well. they have a clear pattern of play when they win but the ball. press well as a team a sulzberger that was a. dozen there are a lot of parallels there their development in the 1st half of the season shows that a lot of good work is being done they are where they are on merit and it's a top much on site today i'm some stuck glove ball lost their 1st fixture against the bulls this season but after defeating mike's last match day momentum will be on their side ahead of saturday's match the defending champions byron munich who kick off before you can go about one saturday only true alive sick by one point and could climb to number one with victory putting even more pressure on life see
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the weekend's bonus legal action kicked off here in berlin on friday but there wasn't much to cheer in the capital as her to and shock of played out a drab nil nil draw coach you're going klinsmann tried to liven things up in the 2nd half by introducing record signing christophe yan tech but the 23000000 euro men couldn't find a dream debut goal to break the deadlock result in 6th place and her time down in 30. first 2 dortmund look to have strengthened their bid for the mostly good title by signing amrit jan from the italian side you ventus on the last day of the transfer window the 26 year old germany international joins are on loan until the end of the season to cover for injured midfielder thomas delaney but the transfer will become permanent should certain conditions be met with a reported 25000000 euros having been agreed between the 2 sides.
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