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Good evening. I am live in Paris. It comes out that the man who shot a

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police military four previous convictions. During a previous time

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of 14 years, he did not show any sign of radicalisation. Security

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forces have been mobilised ahead of the presidential elections. The

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president says everything will be done to make sure things go

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smoothly. Nothing will stop this fundamental democratic movement. Our

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other top stories. As the Prime Minister campaigns for the election

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in the United Kingdom, the nurse at suggestions as the possible

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softening of our governments promise not to increase taxes. Police

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investigating the attack on the Brescia Dortmund team bus last week

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make an arrest and see that the motive may have been financial gain.

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And women's football. One of the top Afghanistan woman football was

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forced to flee the country because she is in fear of her away.

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There are just a few hours of the campaign left before the election on

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Sunday. Events have been dominated to D-Day events in Paris last night.

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We have here from the prosecutor that the attacker had been laid in a

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out of prison all of his life. He had served sentences for theft and

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aggravated violence, including the attempted murder of a policeman in

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2001. A letter claiming his allegiance to Islamic state was

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found in his pocket after he was shot dead last night. Last night,

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alone attacker with a weapon shot policeman dead. His target was

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French police. This mobile phone footage shows the moment he killed a

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policeman and injured two others before being shot dead. The

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policeman he killed was identified today. Dead for doing his duty. The

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group calling itself Islamic State claimed responsibility. He had

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already served years in prison for attacking police. Officers today

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searched the family house. Three of those living there are no being

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questioned. Neighbour stalled as they did not see the family very

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often. One said he read in the attic and the morning paper and discovered

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that the attacker had been living on his street. Another neighbourhood

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rebranded as part of the story of France's terrorist attacks, with

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thousands of people in ordinary areas listed as potential threats,

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security forces here are stretched to breaking point. The selection was

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always seen as the possible point for terrorism. The parties have been

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promising thousands more police jobs if they are elected. We want to take

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back control of our borders from the European Union. We will only raise

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the level of protection on our borders. Pictures of hatred must be

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expelled. No one will be able to preach against the values of the

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Republic. The newcomer said that liberty and democracy would succeed.

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It is our liberty and democracy and freedom which is being targeted. Do

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not given to intimidation. They are determined that these attacks will

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not stop the transition of power this was an attacker who had the has

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any of prison sentences, but had no history of affiliation with Islamic

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state. He was convicted of aggravated violence in 2008 towards

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a police officer. He was jailed for two years in 2014 for theft and

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burglary. He was arrested this year on suspicion of planning to attack

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the police, but was released due to insufficient evidence. Police say

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they have recovered the gun used by the attacker. They are now trying to

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piece together his background. I want to clarify that either was not

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on the watch list. In 14 years, he had shown no sign of being

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radicalised trying to convert other people. The investigations are

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attempting to establish the exact context in which he decided to act.

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I am pleased to see that the author of a major book on terrorism and

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friends has joined me. -- France. Is it feel you're on the part of the

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security forces what happened last night? I do not think so. We have

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been subjected to potential endless terror from Islamic state but that

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has not happened. All these attempted attacks have been nipped

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in the bud by the security services because they were able to act in

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advance. So you think they are making improvements? Definitely. The

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only thing that happened unfortunately last night was this

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attack. But I do not think that will change the election. Islamic state

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is interested in boosting the extreme right. They want to see a

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fracturing between France and other liberal democracies within Europe.

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The only way to survive as Muslims, they would say, was to join under

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our banner. It looks as if Le Pen has had a major boost in popularity

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following last night 's attack? She will probably get through to the

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second round. But that is not so much a question of how she will do

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beyond fear. This is a story about a man who has been in and out of

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prison much of his life? We do not know, but there is a fair chance he

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was radicalised inside? We do not know that. Obviously, there have

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been people in prison who have been released, like when the policeman

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was stamped in June last year, he was stabbed by someone who had just

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come out of prison. Therefore, we have an enormous problem not only in

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France, but also in the likes of Italy and Germany. The lorry driver,

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he was someone who had already been imprisoned. My advice to the next

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fix French president is that we would consider the judiciary is the

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priority. We need to build new prisons, re-educate the prosecutors

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and the lawyers in order to be a weir of these threats. There are

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interested. They are doing their jobs, but they are not we are enough

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of what the issues are. This is an issue which they did not study.

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There is an enormous amount of information which has to be

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implemented, whether it is in Europe, which is known the soft

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underbelly of the West. That is how the extreme Islamists see it.

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Fascinating stuff. Thank you for talking to us.

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This city is on high alert. We do not want any more incidents.

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Security guards were brought out to protect 60,000 polling stations

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across the country. We are in for tents days. Back to you. Of course

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there is much more you can find on the website. Back to other news.

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Here in the UK, the Prime Minister is on day three of the campaign

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trail and along with the Chancellor, they have given their hint of what

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will and what will not be in the Conservative manifesto. She says she

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will keep the current spending on foreign aid. The Chancellor says he

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will like to end the party prize mac promise not to increase taxes. --

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party's promise. She looks confident enough and the

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message, when we have heard before and will again. What drives me in

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politics is to make the United Kingdom a country that works for

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everyone and not just the privileged few. That meant sticking to

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Britain's target for spending on foreign aid, some right wingers want

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cut. What we need to do is look how that money is spent and make sure we

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are able to spend that money in the most effective way. Clear enough,

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but what about that other costly pledge, keeping up the value of

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pensions? You are telling the country that you are a leader that

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the people can trust. Can pensioners trust you to go on raising their

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state pensions year by year, just as your party and your Government does

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now? What I would say to pensioners is like at what the Conservatives in

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Government have done. 1000 and year better off due to action that has

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been taken. We were very clear that we need to support people in their

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old age and that is what we have done. That was not a yes. You're in

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Berkshire, plenty of people like the idea of looking after pensions. They

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have worked all their lives and paid the national insurance. They have

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paid their taxes. I think they deserve it as much as anybody else.

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If you cannot look after the elderly, what can you do? They do

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not use it. A lot of them put it straight in the bank. She may be

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about to upset a lot of other voters. Even thinking about dropping

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the promise to pensioners... She is clearly protecting overseas aid

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spending at the same time. A big lead in the polls comes in handy if

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you are about to annoy millions of pensioners. A big majority in the

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Commons, even more so. That deserves a cardinal. Jeremy Corbyn is

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campaigning his way, to small clouds and big ones. -- crowds. The

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Corbyn's wave sounds like this. Theresa May seems incapable of

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answering any questions over state pensions. I give you that commitment

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now. Labour will maintain the triple lock. Standing by what is called the

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triple lock. Pensions up every year by information or average earnings

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or 2.5%. I am not quite sure where I am going. Nor is anyone. The

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campaign has just started. The Liberal Democrats look perky. They

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are sure this election will be better than last time. We are the

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only opposition to the Conservatives. Giving a clear and

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effective decent opposition on every level. And on the go. Pollsters and

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pundits may think they know how this ends but there are still 48 days

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until polling day. German police have arrested a man suspected of

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setting off a bomb against the Dortmund football team bus last

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week. The had been initial fears it was a terror attack but prosecutors

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now believe the man hope to send the club's share price plummeting, with

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the intention of making a profit on investments he had made before the

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attack. Damian McGuinness is in Berlin for us. Tell us about this

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latest development, please. Yes, as you say, initially police did think

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it was a terror attack. They were not sure whether it was Islamist

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terror or right-wing or left-wing extremists. It now turns out,

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according to prosecutors, this was in fact financial crime. So what the

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suspect is alleged to have done is to have bought boot options, as they

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are known. You can bet on the share price going down and if the share

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price does go down the company, in this case the football team, then he

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could have earned lots of money. He wanted to do this by bombing the

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Bath coach, the team bus, which would have led to multiple injuries

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amongst the players, if not fatalities. It was quite a brittle

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attack. -- brittle. Unfortunately, only one player was injured. There

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were no vitality is but that was a matter of luck. Now the judges here

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in Germany have issued a formal arrest. So far he has only been

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detained. He has been charged with attempted murder. It has shot

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Germany because a lot of people feel it is a terrible way of trying to

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make money on the stock market. Any indication from the authorities how

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on earth image that connection? Yes, it's interesting. It seems that

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there were a couple of mistakes in the sport. Even though the

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technicality behind this attack was sophisticated. It was all planned so

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that he could detonate the explosives from the hotel room while

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the team were in the coach going from the hotel room to the stadium.

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From the technical side, it was quite sophisticated, according to

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experts. It sounds that the suspect made some errors. According to

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prosecutors, he bought the stock options from an IP address in the

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hotel. He did not... It was quite clear to investigators there was a

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connection there anyway. The initial tip off came from banks because the

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financial sector realised that something was amiss. The suspected

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money-laundering. The informed the authorities and the authorities have

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been tracking this young man. He was then detained this morning on his

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way to work. He works as an elocution in the southern state. --

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electrician. He has been arrested and will be charged for attempted

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murder. Fascinating. Thank you very much. We are going to bring you some

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breaking news. The story that is developing. It has been reported

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that US military officials are saying that a close associate of the

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Islamic State leader has been killed in a commando raid. He was reported

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killed during the ground assault in Syria. He was reported to have been

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involved in plotting the New Year's Eve attack on the nightclub in

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Istanbul in Terkel, in which at least 39 people were killed. -- in

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Turkey. At some of the other day's stories now. US and Afghan officials

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say it more than 50 people have been killed or seriously injured in an

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attack on an army base in the northern town. Military officials

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say is suicide bomber blew up his bomb at the gate. The Taliban says

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it launched the attack. Emergency services in South Africa say at

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least 19 schoolchildren were killed when their minibus collided with a

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truck near the capital. The bus exploded into a ball of flames on

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impact and fell onto its side. Police say the bus driver was

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killed, whilst the driver of the truck survived. It is not clear what

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caused the crash. Arkansas's has executed its first inmate after 12

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years. The US Supreme Court rejected the final appeal to stop the lethal

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injection. He was one of eight men that Arkansas had originally planned

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to execute over 11 days. At least 11 people had been killed after another

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night of looting and violence in Venezuela. After two days of protest

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after the Socialist Government. Tens of thousands of people have taken to

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the streets over the past three weeks to call for the new

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presidential elections. Has computer hacking become a more widespread

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problem? The authorities have had to come up with new ways to protect the

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online communities. In the UK the average hacker is 17 years old. They

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are not motivated by money either. That has made the effort to stop the

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hackers even more focused. The internet is breeding a new kind

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of criminal who'd never normally They're young and tech savvy

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and sometimes don't even realise Investigators questioned teenagers

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convicted of cyber crime The report found financial

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gain wasn't a priority. But they did want to

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impress other hackers. And thought the risk

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of getting caught was low. The early motivations

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can be the challenge, can be proving to their peers online

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that they can complete the challenge or they can break into certain

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things, or find vulnerabilities. But we do see, if they are good

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at that and if they can build their reputations in forums

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and prove to their peers, we do see them then getting

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into this more for monetary This self-confessed hacker, now 16,

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claims he taught himself. I got interested, wanted to know how

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it worked and how this actually happens, how a website

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gets taken down. You learn about the Computer Misuse

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Act, which is something you are likely to fall

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foul of if you go off and do cyber security

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without any guidance. The NCA research also shows

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early intervention can Here, teenagers take part

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in a tech competition, learning how to hack and stay

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on the right side of the law. A lot of students have access

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to their own computers at home now and therefore they are trying things

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out, and rightly so, we don't want to discourage

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people from going out and trying new skills,

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learning how to do things. What we absolutely must

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get in there, though, is there is a line

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they shouldn't be crossing, It's a huge challenge

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for law enforcement. The average age of suspects in cyber

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crime investigations is now just 17. In Afghanistan, women's football has

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seen a revival since the fall of the Taliban. One of the founders of the

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team fled the country in fear of her life because of her links to

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football. I can't forget that moment when I

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thought I may longer not be alive. You only have the option to leave or

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shut your mouth. I am not the person who shot my voice because I know my

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voice can change so many things. She is the face of Afghanistan fit all,

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but like so many teenage girls, playing for her country was just a

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dream. -- football. I left the country. The culture was changed.

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The Taliban... During the Taliban rain, it was a tough time for women

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especially. She saw football as a way of empowering women. She

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recruited group of girls. The first game was against a team in control.

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The scene of so many public executions. We played in a stadium

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and the same stadium where women were shot. It was like a revolution.

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It was a huge change. The women who were killed in that stadium, in that

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penalty area, and it was that area where I kicked the ball. Afghanistan

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one but that did little to endear the players to some people. They

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became a target from abuse. Those girls who are playing football and

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doing any kind of sports, they are prostitutes. We faced the problems

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of violence from women against women. From man against women. Her

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family were threatened so she fled to India before moving to Denmark,

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where she now lives as a refugee. Injury cut short her career and now

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despite living thousands of Columba Tours, she continues to work for the

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football team. -- Columba Tours. There is a problem with my injury

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but I do participate and I do coordinate the programmes and I do

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help my country from far-away. That is the thing that kept me alive and

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kept me happy and it motivated me to work hard for my country. I love my

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country. Just before we go, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge as you have

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never heard them before. Last week, Harry Styles

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went straight to number one with his debut single,

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Sign Of The Times. Or will Ed Sheeran

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retain that top spot? He had 13 weeks at number one

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with Shape Of You before Harry came along

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and spoiled his Easter. The royal couple made a surprise

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visit to BBC radio one to talk about the mental health campaign. William

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announced he previously texted into Radio 1 under an assumed name. What

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a lovely surprise. That is it from the programme. Next, the weather.

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Goodbye. If you have outdoor plans this

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weekend, the weather shouldn't

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