Mariana Hoy, China, Yangtze River discussed on Global News Podcast


Hello this is the global news podcast from the bbc world service with reports and analysis from across the world the latest news seven days a week bbc world service podcasts are supported by advertising this is the global news podcast from the bbc world service i valerie sanderson and at thirteen hours gmt on friday the first of june these are main stories spain's prime minister mariana hoy has been ousted in a new confidence vote in parliament of his party was implicated in a major corruption scandal hundreds of people in china have been detained on accusations of dumping waste into the yangtze river and being involved in the legal mining of sand the world health organization has called for more action to prevent an epidemic of non communicable diseases responsible for more than seventy percent of deaths globally also in this podcast the surface of pluto is extremely cold minus two hundred thirty degrees centigrade also and these junes and quite surprising because the atmosphere of pluto it's also very tenuous very thin scientists have found evidence of june's on the dwarf planet pluto but we start in madrid spanish mp's applaud the end of mariana to hoist government after they choose to asked him and his party in a new confidence vote it was triggered by a longrunning corruption scandal involving members of mr aho's centreright popular party the socialist leader pedro sanchez is now prime minister and outlined the challenges his government faces ladies first job is to transform and modernize our country which the socialist party is always done when it is governed and secondly to attend the pressing social needs of many people who is suffering from inequality patriots sanchez will be spain's seventh prime minister since its return to democracy in the late nineteen seventies following the dictatorship of francisco franco i'll start correspondent jim madrid guy hedge co for more on mr sanchez forty six year old a columnist from grade he came leader is a party in two thousand fourteen he's had quite a bumpy ride during his relatively short political career he was ousted from the in two twenty sixteen after the general election of that year because he refused if his support to mary unreal holies conservative government and then he came back and became leader again defying its position in his own party so he's seen as something of a survivor resilient sega he's.

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