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highly effective if it prevents if severe defeats and hospitalized patients and it is saving lives vaccination is extremely important in helping us in the fight against cope at 19 and we need to use the back scenes we have to protect us from the devastating effects to my media it comes as u.k. authorities recommend that the astra zeneca vaccine should not be given to adults under 30 where possible but again they stress the continued use of the vaccine our review has reinforced the risk of this respect its side effect remains extremely smooth. the drug maker itself says the bottom line of the regulators findings is that the astra zeneca vaccine offers a high level of protection against coated 19. let's talk more about these findings now we have our correspondents on the story charlotte shells from hell is in london and regular it is in brussels it's good to see you both there let's are with you there in brussels the e m
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a again decided not to limit access to this astra zeneca vaccine to certain age groups even though many national regulators have decided to do so tell us more about how it justified this decision the scientists to the. risks and gender not specific factors of for this vaccine they found that out of 86 cases in 86 cases out of 25000000 there is a link to the vaccine but no clear evidence that this has in it to actually cause the trouble this is and hence the recommendation to go on the pacific solution well meanwhile charlotte you know in the u.k. tens of millions of people have already been backs unaided with the astra zeneca vaccine and now people under 30 days won't get it so how are people there reacting . right yes to me $20000000.00 people in total here in the u.k. of had of the astra zeneca vaccine and the suggestion now that there is
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a more plausible link between this vaccine and these cases overread blood clots is of course dominating the headlines here but it really does have to be in a broader context we've been told very clearly by authorities here that the risk is vanishingly rare and that the balance very much outweighs the risk now the vast majority of people in the younger age groups the 18 to 29 where it's been decided here in the u.k. that the risk benefit count collation falls in favor of recommending other vaccines instead of the astra zeneca vaccine haven't yet received a 1st and they won't for several months so those who are most affected have not yet received a dose of the vaccine yet but you have to bear in mind about the how the news is received here is that banks in confidence is extraordinarily high the same conversations that have been having in other parts of europe about the astra zeneca
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vaccine about its effectiveness and about potential risks just haven't been have the hope of course is that confidence will remain one tabloid newspaper on its front page saying carry on and keep jabbing well there and coming back to you i mean charlotte there was a speaking about confidence and we have each new member states taking very different approaches to how they decide to administer this vaccine why is there a european regulator the e m a if countries don't follow its advice. it can be a bit confusing at times in the european union but it comes to host the member states a soli responsibility to take decisions the e.m.a.'s only issuing recommendations and some national authorities decided not to follow them looking at the same data and the so the majority of the u. countries says no restricting the use of the vaccine to for people over $5055.00 or $65.00 but there are lots of countries like poland and austria that just go on with
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the road us to go for a sustained income and surely coming back to you there in london you know prime minister boris johnson he has been a big defender of the astra zeneca vaccine what does this mean for his policies and his politics. right well there 'd in 2 big questions that the british public will be asking of the government have asked me well the vaccine rollout continue with plans and secondly what does this mean for the easing of restrictions knock down restrictions here in the u.k. and we're being told that that vaccine program will continue it is expected it's hopes that all adults will receive a festus of the vaccine by the end of july we've been told again today that that is still a long shadow that there are more and more than enough all the vaccines madonna and pfizer that's being rolled out here in the u.k. to cover the 18 to 29 age group and then in terms of the easing of restrictions boris johnson saying today that that will go ahead as planned more lock down restriction is going to be eased off this coming monday charlotte chosen pill in
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london and band recruit in brussels thank you both very much. now germany's health minister says the government plans to talk directly to russia about purchasing it sputnik the vaccine the bilateral talks would mark a break from the european union's earlier strategy of negotiating with drug makers as a bloc now the southern state of the various earlier announced it had signed an agreement to purchase millions of doses of sputnik v. the vaccine won't be used until it is approved by the european medicines agency germany would follow austria and slovakia in ordering the russian vaccine hungary is already using it. and let's bring in our political correspondent thomas farah with the very latest on the story hi thomas as we said you know germany had in the past emphasized the need to act together on the european level as one block it seems that we're seeing a change of strategy here aren't we. well it is
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a stark change of strategy if you consider that in the past germany had defended time and time again the procurement of vaccines are to the european union level the way that the german government has defended this idea defended the need to at least go into bilateral talks with russia over the sputnik vaccine is by saying that the european commission had informed the different countries that it was not going to sign a contract with the sputnik v. as it had done with other producers like for example by own take pfizer so basically that left it in the hands of the countries themselves to decide whether they would go into bilateral negotiations and that's something that the german health minister yes informed his european colleagues during a meeting earlier so that's how the german government has explained this change of strategy the german government is planning this in 2 phases the 1st one waiting for the european union approval on dr vaccine and 2nd then going into concrete discussions with russia on the specific elements of that possible delivery. let's
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talk about the data here thomas because but the wii is as you said not yet approved and slovakia has recently reported that batches of the vaccine do not have the same standard as the batches that were used in studies published in the lancet magazine does is this indeed mean that germany will wait for the a.m.a. to approve this. it does mean that germany will wait for the e m a to approve this the german health minister has stressed that this is the precondition before entering in any concrete negotiations with russia that's by the way also a precondition that the bavarian leader issued when he mentioned those that initial agreement over vaccines for bavaria so germany will certainly wait for that year may approval and he has said that russia must and i'm quoting must deliver concrete and complete data to european officials before that can be approved once it is approved if it is approved then germany would go into a very concrete negotiations with russia on what they want to know there from
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a german is how many doses russia could deliver and when germany says it hopes that that would happen in the next 2 to 5 months our political correspondent thomas for with the latest there thank you brazilian president also naro has vowed to keep his country open even as the death toll from covert 1000 it's a record daily high highly infectious variance and a slow vaccine rollout are further complicating the situation critics of the country's far right president say the government's inaction is at fault and fear brazilians may pay the price with their lives. health care workers pushed to the limit this makeshift hospital in brazil's largest city some polo is struggling to cope is covered 19 cases. experts have warned the district lockdown is necessary to slow the virus one of brazil's leading public health institute speer cruz said
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without lockdown measures the country's health system faces collapse. but the president disagrees. but what was we're not going to accept is the policy of staying at home of closing everything down the virus will not go away this virus like others is here to stay and will remain for a lifetime it is practically impossible to eradicate it what are we going to do until then. the country has registered more than 13000000 coated 19 cases since the pandemic began it is now at risk of overtaking the united states with the world's highest rates of infection and deaths the president's opponents know where to point the finger. i didn't but i. presume there's a time bomb a breeding ground for corona virus creating new strains variants because there is a total lack of control of the pandemic and of life for this reason and at this moment we are ashamed not of our people but of our government especially both
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scenario. without measures in place to control the spread many health experts fear brazil will hold back global efforts to contain the virus brazil lags behind much of the world in buying up vaccine doses and the rollout has so far failed to significantly slower the spread of the virus with no lockdown in sight brazil will continue to bury thousands every day. let's take a look now at some other stories from around the world a lesson of only has been diagnosed with 2 spinal discourteous according to his lawyer imprisoned russian opposition leader is said to have lost sensation in his legs and hands of ali is on hunger strike in a penal colony. jordan's king abdullah has broken his silence over a public rift in the royal family and told the nation that the worst political crisis in decades is over it was sparked by an alleged plot involving his half brother the king statement said that recent events had caused him shock pain and
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anger. me advise them bassett or to the u.k. chaos white men has been locked out of the london embassy he told british media that military figures have occupied the building the ambassador have broken ranks with the ruling junta in recent weeks. rescue crews have managed to board a cargo ship abandoned in rough seas off norway since monday the ship began listing dangerously when its cargo shifted in stormy weather its crew was evacuated by helicopter the ship is now being towed to a port avoiding a potential fuel spill. leaders in northern ireland has condemned a new wave of violence following almost a week of nightly clashes the region's fragile peace has been on settled by anger over breakfast related trade problems with the rest of the united kingdom last night in belfast people heard explosives across so-called peace schools earlier a bus was hijacked and set on fire police said over 50 officers had been injured in
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clashes with crowds authorities have accused outlawed paramilitary groups of inciting people to riot. we can speak now to henry mcdonald he's an author and journalist who has reported on and written about northern ireland for more than 3 decades henry welcome to the w. it does sound like there was more than one issue that is fueling this latest violence that we've seen what do you think is to blame here. to me it was 5. years. to. see. this through the best. and still see. a lot. of. thousands of. times tradition to. your receiver j c
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a s c if you think. it's. ok. to. use ok each. patient of. the jungle since it was march i think. that's. ok henry unfortunately we're going to have to leave it there we are having some trouble understanding you there's some difficulty with the line there but the header mcdonald journalist and author joining us there from belfast thank you so much. now how a chair or the lack of one has dashed hopes for the relations between the e.u. and turkey 2 of the european union's top leaders was left on the line and shall michel this is a turkish president branch of thai party won an on camera on wednesday but as the 3
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gathered for talks there were only 2 chairs present what happened next has turned into a diplomatic scandal. it was a meeting that said hopes for reengagement between the e.u. and tukey but spending time has got off to a rocky start. one of the e.u.'s most powerful female executives was left without some way to sit instead of being placed in equal rank according to diplomatic protocol arcilla von deland the european commission president was placed on the sofa while the men took center stage it draws stock comparison to previous years where un turkish leaders were seated in equal standing whether the optics were intentional or not it may have added further strain to their relationship but the spokesman for the european commission says she wants to focus on the issues at hand . merits high substance over questions of formal particle and that sets and they want european citizens would have expected all of her is not my job to judge what
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was behind the fact that we offered one type of seat another a key focal point for the e.u. was for turkey to improve its human rights record. on car recently withdrew from a treaty that protects women against violence and discrimination the country has seen nationwide protests against femicide where domestic violence and murders of women are on the rise and the diplomatic focus has sparked outrage online. some called out the political strains between the e.u. and turkey others say it reflects how women are treated in the country and took aim at the european council president for not playing his part in standing beside the european commission president turkish officials are pointing blame at the e.u. . goodish rather than your restaurant i was them their requests of the e.u. are met and the problem protocols applied in the scope of this high level meeting
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that took place in our presidency the seating arrangements were made in line with the e.u. suggestion because for now it may be a long road ahead to establish better time between the 2 sides. me and maurice ambassador to the u.k. has been locked out of the embassy in london he said representatives of myanmar as military junta have taken control of the building is going to go ok. thank you. who is in the building for. the events of the today chief. be ok by my embassy. the one time i had attempted to recall the ambassador last month after he spoke in support of civilian leader aung san suu kyi and urged for her release from detention this comes as daily protests against the coup grow increasingly dangerous at least 15 people were killed across me in mar on wednesday . journalist and tun has been covering events in myanmar for us and joins us from
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neighboring bangkok it's good to have you on the w. now you have left me in march for security reasons what are you hearing about the current situation there. what we're seeing in myanmar now is an intensification of the prosecution of anyone who is showing dissent to military fall so not only are we seeing a military that is showing that they are now going to essentially indiscriminately kill people and use military grade weapons at protesters you are also seeing them roll out list after list. not only politicians but activist celebrities. like people who are simply doing things like. make up blocking things like that anyone who has some sort of audience in the m.r.i. and is using their platform in order to spread the word about what's happening and express the sense about what's happening right now with the military has also been arresting prominent activists including actor pine tar cohen who has as you've been
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saying prominent people showing support for this movement he's one of them what more can you tell us about that case. so he's one of the hundreds of people who are now either wanted or have been arrested by the military and i'm going to be charged if they do get arrested with 5 or 5 which is a incitement charge and they are really trying to leverage the myanmar legal system in order to try to make people stop publicly dissenting to military rule and discharge which has been used against not just the celebrities but also journalists carry a charge of up to 3 years and so. i think we don't have speech of people to voice their discontentment what's happening in the country and we just saw these images of them in our basket or to the u.k. essentially barred from entering his own embassy or what do you make of that.
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so it's likely that what our military is doing well now that they are have been able to at least to a certain extent suppress street protests the protests have grown to underline both in terms of numbers but also in terms of how often and how many places they are happening in at least the in person protests they the military is now focusing more on consolidating its power in consolidating its control both inside and outside the country and so what you see with this move the u.k. embassy is a essentially a a test in which the u.k. is now being confronted with the choice of whether or not they will continue to work with the civilian appoint civilian government appointed ambassador or essentially recognize the military hunter asked the legitimate government of them are working with the ambassador there that the military wants to have an aunt in the. journalist and then tongue sticking out to us from bangkok thank you so much
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now these days the art market is going digital investors are spending enormous sums on artworks that exist only in digital form until now digital art was so easy to copy that it didn't make much sense financially but now that has changed and the implications for the art market are huge. the magic word is n.f.t. or non fungible token and it's revolutionizing the art market this technology records the owner's identity in a blank sheet while the work itself remains publicly visible on the web for anyone to see. so what and it is a technical stand there to meet the work of art where any to any. essence. uni so you get it all going well to me that
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was the arabs it was the nation size and that you bought it and it you are the rightful owner in this online gold rush a flying cap sold for $650000.00 but 21st several 1000000. crypto cats were virtual basketball cards sold for millions. and now christie's has got on board auction ing every days from artist people as its 1st tokenized piece. the sale not only meant recognition for digital art but it's helped christie's reap millions in a win win situation. job or just get him of us but i think when there's money at stake people take things seriously so many people who used to not really take this art form seriously are now having a closer look and that's great and of course the artist who created this work will go down in art history on that site so it's a conspiracy so i'm sure. the buyer was a singapore based fund that had made
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a fortune with cryptocurrency 90 percent of the bidders at christie's were unknown is a new crypto elite divvying up the market. people they're all right now. that . onto the market and a lot of forms with really open i do not have much knowledge of the art market and our needs and. and just really go by. that could up end the traditional dominance of art galleries and museums when it comes to determining what art is valuable and important for crypto art could turn out to be an unprecedented speculation bubble but even if that bubble bursts it's still likely to shake up the art market. sports now there were 2 champions league quarter final 1st legs played on wednesday
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night paris on her mom beat defending champs byron munich 3 to thomas miller level discourse for the title holders but appealing to a goal setting the result for p. asked g. and thomas who chelsea have the perfect night in porto a to know when has them perfectly positioned for the return leg in london. in tennis the french open will be delayed by one week due to coronavirus restrictions tightening across france it will now get underway on may 30th last year's event was delayed by 4 months with crowds limited to just 1000 people each day rafael nadal will defend his title after winning a record extending 13th french open last year while of poland is the ingraining women's champion. let's get a quick recap of our top story now the european medicines agency has said there is a possible link between astra zeneca corona virus vaccine and aware of blood
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clotting condition but insists that the shots benefits outweigh the risks britain says it will now offer alternative jobs to adults under 13. our show focus on europe is off next stay tuned.
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after. one continent. 700000000 people. with their own personal stories. we explore every day life for. what europeans fear and what they hope for. some clues on the road. next on d w. into the conflict zone wisdom sebastian for years
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now the government of bangladesh is being criticized around the world for its human rights record my guest this week from back eyes gallery's me foreign affairs advisor to the country's prime minister that will be authority stop denying the truth about the repression babe inflicted and clean up their act come put the focus on 60 minutes for. the little guys this is the 77 percent step up for africa's truth to these issues and share ideas. you know hardest so delicately and not afraid to touch and delicate topic africa's population is growing fast.
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and young people clearly have the solution to your job becomes. the 77 percent now. on d.w.m. . it's another edition of focus on europe with me liz sure thanks for joining us today let's start with some good news from britain a short while ago the nation was still in the grip of a strict lockdown now it's seeing some rapid progress since the government in london the stepped up its vaccination program more than 60 percent of the adult population in england has already received their 1st coated shot. that's why the
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government is now easing restrictions in england up to 6 people konami tell side pubs and restaurants will be allowed to serve customers outdoors the brits are happy to regain some freedom in their daily lives lockdown has been pretty challenging for many but it also sparked creativity among people forced to stay at home 12 year old noah is one of them he's bound to a wheelchair and he can't speak his father helped him to start an art project that has turned no what into quite a celebrity he now goes by the nickname background bob. these are the one expired international artists in collaboration with background bob jones 12 year old noah and his father nathan 0001 suffers from cerebral palsy and epilepsy he's unable to speak but he can paint which makes sense
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help. the 2 of them create backgrounds and other tests then count their designs. nathan explains that it all began last year to give nell a something to do during the lockdown. when i actually carried our small cold and we just started driving your car not. just your friends not all going to push out just as the best founder steve will collaborate with. and by the end of the 1st day i think you are just really involved and it just grew from there they began sending that colorful backgrounds out across the world and a whole load of artwork returned from spain australia colombia and many other countries. now i love is getting post that isn't from his doctors that little out in background always becoming
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a new name i can feel the air act and his cool background although he really really loves it all of the attention. no i need help coordinating his movements but he communicates what he wants very much the colors i hold up 2 colors on which i want to. look back musing or gazing is the comma. in and then he worked his magic song goes only cardboard. guitar and forged. nicely and then also goes on to slink off and i reserve the rare. background up with an instant success on social media it was even a real life exhibition the family can hardly keep up with the demand for backgrounds and now the focus come out to showcase the works the next step is to auction off the artworks with the proceeds going to hospitals and clinics where no
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one gets his treatment. frankie curtis is an illustrator she's very enthusiastic about the project and not a tall surprise that so many artists want to participate. as a set since she knew in a sense it's like doing stuff people. are. like family really are really tends to bring people together. she thinks that no one has all the hallmarks of a good artist. i think that noah's ark is really expressive and he kind of. isn't ready doesn't really set himself any boundaries and limits and he just kind of you know paint some of these. shapes and patterns. i'm really sort of expresses and so. the project has brought now or a nathan even closer together than before. and i can. make it not
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matter if you're getting extra. out of pocket for him i actually haven't got any politician however i can go i don't don't have to dream dream big time sometimes. for never made love in the imagination of many artists have opened up a new creative wellington. in france the covert $1000.00 pandemic has led to yet another countrywide lockdown but there's one place south of paris that is showing defiance against the corona crisis when jesus is the world's largest market for fresh products and right now business is booming but if the issue is among the vendors whose revenue has increased over the last months while the french are waiting for restaurants reopen many have decided to treat themselves by cooking their favorite dishes at home because who says you can't have great food just because there's
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a lot down. france has the corona blues the french haven't been able to eat at restaurants in months for a nation of goldman's that's hard to swallow. but the international market informs you snipped paris is saving the day at 5 am vegetable trader boris for a shoot is already hard at work not sure who's the only here on the on losing team . from 3 until 6 in the morning the big trucks are right here at the quay and we unload the dishwasher the merchandise is then taken into the market and. europe's biggest market is booming during the pandemic they have sold $90000.00 tons of fish and seafood 270000 tons of meat and more than $1200000.00 tons of fruit and vegetables even though the restaurant business has dried up. local
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distance at a large supermarkets decided to stop importing 3 to the edge and focus on french projects it created a real buzz people said let's eat well despite through no sales of asparagus and strawberries sward that's got it but since the pandemic began the french are eating more and better than before cheese in particular hundreds of varieties as sold at the hostess market right now cheeses for recollect and fondue are very popular. the only disadvantage of eating so well it is not so good for your figure. is that we don't have any statistics but it's probable that people are gaining a base of wheat they're eating more to enjoy life and they are getting less exercise this week and for. the only products for which there is little demand a big zadok fish which are normally served in restaurants but overall the markets
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manager is very pleased with sales. i tell you this is you know the old the traders who ordered the whole tree work concerned that wouldn't be able to sell it at christmas as no more than 6 people were allowed to dine together even in that small point well. enough so she could normal. 9 in the morning at my shed illegally in paris at this popular market projects from approaches is on sale giving parisians some joy division in the corona crisis but we pass the time cooking and eating so what do they cook. for them should lots of hearty dishes like beef. and sauerkraut and some more often i think of it if you contact me at my computer and 1st i'm going to make a scallop carpaccio then i'll sautee the scallops insulted better and serve them on a bed of leaks we treat ourselves to good food we cook it and share it with one
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another. back at the villages markets fruit and vegetable trader bars which shows work day is coming to an end he moves unsold produce into the cold storage room he's proud to be helping so many of his fellow frenchmen get through the pandemic is that their trash is a bit let me do. this profession requires a loss of life here because we're here at 3 in the morning if you don't love what you do it's deadly for me but that will feel good. in france to the end of the corona crisis is nowhere in sight still the trade is that this famous market near paris and complaining it's just. norway is the european country with the largest fishing industry but some places like the village of bull going as had not been profiting much from the wealth of seafood found in the ocean until
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a foreign species made its way across the russian region border and settled around . meets the king crab. it's a price delicacy even and it has become a lifesaver for some norwegian fisherman but there's also a rather dark side to this story after all the king crab isn't called once the crab for nothing. loves the arctic ocean the german has been living in norway's high north for 12 years he takes turfs to see the sights along the coast near the russian border. he dreams of one of those sites from the bottom of the sea for this tour group. he said of the traps the day before the death of 180 meters. but one day it was long enough for him to now haul up dozens of kim crabs a delicacy all around the world if the crabs are also a growing problem. the crustaceans multiply like rabbits job in the water you get
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he brought the crops we have crept right over your. you don't know to catch we need only from the front to the back 15 centimeters harvesting the king crabs has brought a unheard of prosperity to norway's economically constrained high north. including for the remote fishing village of nace. in 1989 residents ran an eye for thais and offering their village for sale. young people who were moving away because there was no work now the village has been revived. complete with bed and breakfasts and even if you strong. and it's all phones to no matter the king crab. fisherman life in lay was among the 1st to discover the non-native species of blue i mean his. soviet
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researchers had released them in the barents sea in the 1950s. but anyway was unaware of that when he found the monster crab in his nets one day. a 1st crabs we caught we 10 to 12. we were taken completely by surprise. but if the crabs hadn't turned up to get out we would not have it any fish processing in town. nor any fishing boats. or at most 2 or 3. bucks a day we have 15 or 16 august. and all of the explosive spread of the king crab is a boon for the fisherman but the norwegian environmentalist's and scientists are alarmed. eaters are being spotted father and father south they're expected to reach the coast of scotland soon. before
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a lot of them we find that the crabs are able to adapt to water temperatures of eating degree celcius that means they can survive in the mediterranean or. wherever these crabs become established they have devastating effects on the other marine life on the seabed. some species mussels and starfish have disappeared completely. long with. their own the king crab is also known as the monster crab. it has no natural enemies and poses a threat to every other living thing on the seabed. so fisheries authorities have made the quotas generous and turns aren't the only ones glad that. we have the right to catch 10 crabs fur or free per person per year. one crab is worth 900 kroner or 19 right in our pockets blunkett multiply by
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10 and you know your views. are not true delicacy for free but it serves as guest after only a short time in the kitchen otherwise behind only europe's and asians finest restaurants. norway exports over 2000 tons of can crowd around the world and. one of our mental concerns about invasive species continue the tourists savor it spicy meat on the region authorities hope the high fishing quotas will help keep the crowd population under control the people of northern norway meanwhile hope this lucrative source of income will last a while longer they've already built a monument to the king crowd this woman was a pioneer her name is valentino pettish and in 1953 she became the 1st woman to travel to space her successful mission made her
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a role model for women everywhere her achievement was also a symbol of gender equality in her home country union but almost 60 years later there are many jobs that women in russia are all fish ellie banned from doing because they are allegedly too dangerous for instance it isn't a bill gates was not allowed to drive a subway train but recently things have changed. women are finally in the driving seat and are pushing full speed ahead on gender equality in the russian capital. is doing her dream job as a metro driver she started working at the moscow metro almost 18 years ago at the time she didn't know that women couldn't legally drive the subway trains now they finally can and the rena says for her it was.

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