Drone flies over erupting volcano in Iceland
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Drone flies over erupting volcano in Iceland
Two Malayan sun bears celebrated their birthdays on October 19, Zoo Atlanta said in a Facebook post, with footage showing the bears enjoying a watermelon and other treats.The zoo said: “Today we are celebrating two birthdays: Xander’s 22nd birthday (October 10), and Sabah’s 24th birthday (October 17) … They received nesting material, raisin boards (thick plastic board with holes for hiding treats) with Cheerios, air-popped popcorn, peanut butter, one large ice treat with raspberries and bear biscuits, and two half watermelons carved out and filled with crushed-up bear biscuits.” Credit: Zoo Atlanta via Storyful
Edward Argar said it was up to individuals to decide whether to wear masks or not.
A schoolgirl is set to face trial on terror charges after allegedly being caught with a bomb-making video and instructions on building a home-made gun with a 3D printer. The 16-year-old, who cannot be identified because of her age, denies five counts of possessing information likely to be useful to a person committing or preparing an act of terrorism on dates in August and September last year. The girl, who is from Derbyshire, faces trial at Westminster Youth Court on 1 March in front of Chief Magistrate Paul Goldspring.
‘Seeing way too many pictures of Alec Baldwin and not enough of the cinematographer Halyna Hutchins,’ wrote one person
The Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby has urged world leaders meeting for crucial Cop26 talks in Glasgow to “be bolder” and not lose their nerve as they seek to tackle the climate crisis.
An extraordinarily rare coin with a face value of just pennies when it was minted in mid-17th century New England could sell for the equivalent of about $300,000 when it’s put up for auction in London next month
The Queen stayed overnight in hospital after receiving medical advice to cancel official duties this week, it emerged on Thursday night.
A Black activist and educator is making her presence known as a third-party candidate in the Virginia governor's race
The Strictly Come Dancing star will make his pantomime debut as Buttons in Cinderella this Christmas.
Taoiseach Micheal Martin addresses the concerns of rising Covid-19 case numbers going into winter. Mr Martin's comments come as nightclubs are due to open in Ireland for the first time since March 2020, as a slight easing of Covid-19 restrictions takes effect. However, rising case numbers and warnings from health officials mean that many public health regulations – including mask wearing and physical distancing – will remain in place until February 2022. The Taoiseach spoke at the EU summit in Brussels.
Sweden has confirmed that same-sex marriage would not prohibit a monarch or an heir to the throne from retaining their right to rule.
Brian Cox discusses climate change on Question Time
On a sleepy bend of the river Thames near Hampton Court Palace, something extraordinary is happening. A long-derelict Victorian pumping station built to pipe clean water into cholera-ravaged 1850s London has been refurbished and retooled to usher in the next healthcare revolution. Founded by ad man-turned-entrepreneur Jonny Ohlson in 2007, Touchlight has quietly grown to become one of the UK’s brightest biotech stars with 125 staff and a $1 billion valuation.
(Reuters) -IHG said on Friday it was seeing encouraging signs of recovery in business and international travel, with strong corporate bookings in the United States as the Holiday Inn owner's room revenue inches closer to pre-pandemic levels. The owner of the Crowne Plaza, Regent and Hualuxe hotel chains said hotel room revenue (RevPAR), a key performance indicator, rose 66% in the third quarter, with the United States down just 7% from 2019 levels after a busy summer season.
Two groups of Rohingya refugees clashed Friday in a camp in southern Bangladesh, leaving at least six refugees dead and 10 others injured, police said. The violence broke out in Cox’s Bazar district when one side opened fire, killing four people at the scene, said Shihab Kaiser Khan, commander of the Armed Police Battalion, which oversees the camp’s security.Two others died in a hospital while they were being treated for their injuries, Khan said.It was not immediately clear why the violence bro
World's largest triceratops skeleton sells for $7.7mn at Paris auction house
Researchers found that one horse population replaced all the others across the continent in the space of a few hundred years.
Mount Aso volcano spews a giant column of ash thousands of metres into the sky, after the late-morning eruption in southwest Japan. The active volcano ejected hot gas and ash as high as 3,500 metres (11,500 feet), and sent stones tumbling down its grassy slopes.
Senior politicians have attended the funeral of Conservative MP James Brokenshire. The former cabinet minister died aged 53 earlier this month after suffering from lung cancer. Chancellor Rishi Sunak, former prime minister Theresa May and Home Secretary Priti Patel were also among those at the service in Bexley, south-east London.
Countries including Saudi Arabia and Australia are lobbying to change a crucial climate report, a leak ahead of the Cop26 climate summit has shown.