Portugal's ruling Socialists extended their lead in a new poll on Sunday, two weeks before a snap election, widening the gap between them and the main opposition party, the Social Democrats. The survey, carried out by pollsters Aximage for newspapers Jornal de Noticias, Diario de Noticias and radio station TSF, gave the current premier Antonio Costa's PS party a 38.1% share of the vote, up from 35.4% last month. It still leaves PS short of a majority, which under the proportional representation system, equates to between 42% and 45% of the vote.
British man made stateless by Home Office has citizenship reinstated. The plight of the father of three, stranded in Bangladesh since 2017, foreshadows the dangers of the nationality bill now before parliament
Tennis legend Chris Evert has revealed that she has been diagnosed with ovarian cancer. The 18-time grand slam champion had preventive hysterectomy after medical professionals told her she was at risk of cancer. The 67-year-old, who has had six rounds of chemotherapy, says she is incredibly fortunate that the cancer was caught before it spread.
(Reuters) -An underwater volcano off Tonga erupted on Saturday, triggering tsunami warnings and evacuation orders in Japan and causing large waves in several South Pacific islands, where footage on social media showed waves crashing into coastal homes. Japan's meteorological agency issued tsunami warnings in the early hours on Sunday and said waves as high as three metres (9.84 feet) were expected in the Amami islands in the south.
Receding seawater left swathes of normally submerged beach exposed in San Diego, California, on Sunday, January 15, as the area was hit by tsunami waves triggered by the eruption of the Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha’apai volcano.This video by Shawn White shows the water receding before crashing back in and submerging the shore again. People can be seen walking on shoreline rocks while later, another person surfs in the choppy cross waves.White told Storyful he shot this video after waking up early to a tsunami warning.“What really blew my mind is how far the water went back from the shore,” White said. “Really Wild to see and frightening.”The National Tsunami Warning Center cancelled its tsunami advisory for San Diego on Sunday evening. Credit: Shawn White via Storyful