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'We are no longer talking about climate change but about a climate threat' - that's the view of Greece's deputy civil protection minister as the southeast Mediterranean is gripped by an extreme heatwave. Dozens of wildfires have broken out in Greece, Italy and Turkey - forcing residents and tourists to evacuate. DW's correspondents in Turkey, Greece and Italy are on the ground of this story.01:54 – Turkey On Turkey's southern coast, the blazes have killed at least eight people. DW's Julia Hahn reports from Manavgat, one of the areas that has been badly affected by the wildfires in Turkey.04:24 – Greece In Greece, temperatures are expected to peak at 45 degrees Celsius in some parts of Greece this week. The prime minister says the country is experiencing its worst heatwave since 1987. Greek authorities are advising households and businesses to conserve electricity especially during afternoon and evening peak times. DW correspondent Florian Schmitz reports from Thessaloniki. 07:27 – Italy Extreme weather has emergency services on high alert in Italy, too. Heavy rain and floods have hit the north of the country, while wildfires are ravaging the south. The Italian fire service say they've carried out over 700 operations in the past 24 hours on wildfires burning across the central and southern parts of the country. Jacopo Lentini reports from Palermo.09:50 – What to make of these multiple extreme weather events? DW puts the extreme heatwave in Southern Europe into perspective with Professor Mojib Latif. He is a meteorologist at the Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research, and author of bestselling climate change book 'Hot Times'.Subscribe: https://www.youtube.com/user/deutschewelleenglish?sub_confirmation=1For more news go to: http://www.dw.com/en/ Follow DW on social media: ►Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/deutschewellenews/ ►Twitter: https://twitter.com/dwnews ►Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/dwnews Für Videos in deutscher Sprache besuchen Sie: https://www.youtube.com/dwdeutsch #Heatwave #Wildfires #Climate

“Using my domestic abuse story as power to fight back against the law" – BBC News Videos

Nearly 13,000 cases of domestic abuse have been dropped in the last five years because of a six-month time limit on prosecutions of common assault in England and Wales, according to figures obtained by the BBC.Campaigners say women are being denied justice and the police and prosecutors should be given more time.Erica made a report of domestic violence to the police but was told there was no time left to press charges.Now she’s campaigning for change and says she is using her story as “power to fight back against the law."Please subscribe HERE http://bit.ly/1rbfUog#BBCNews

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The crew of a Soyuz space capsule safely disembarked onto the steppes of Kazakhstan on Sunday.The craft, carrying Russian actor Yulia Peresild and film director Klim Shipenko, who returned to Earth after filming scenes for the world's first movie in orbit - left the International Space Station (ISS) earlier on Sunday. It's a project the Kremlin said would help burnish the nation’s space glory.Subscribe to the Evening Standard on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC7RQon_YwCnp_LbPtEwW65w?sub_confirmation=1