Queen To Miss Cop26 Climate Conference In Glasgow
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Queen To Miss Cop26 Climate Conference In Glasgow
Lava was fired as high as 400 to 500 meters in the air above the Cumbre Vieja volcano on La Palma on the evening of December 2, the Canary Islands Volcanology Institute (INVOLCAN) reported.As of December 1, lava flows had extended to 1,163.7 hectares (roughly 4.49 square miles) on the island, according to the European Union’s Copernicus satellite program. Using satellite imagery, Copernicus reported that 2,790 buildings had been destroyed by volcanic activity on the island Cumbre Vieja began erupting on September 19.This footage, uploaded by INVOLCAN on Thursday, shows lava flows in a newly formed cone of the volcano. Credit: INVOLCAN via Storyful
Conservative Party Chair Oliver Dowden has urged people not to cancel Christmas plans amid concern over the Omicron Covid variant. "People should not be worried this Christmas, we're taking appropriate and proportionate steps … keep calm, carry on with your Christmas plans, there's no need to cancel Christmas parties," he said. .
A woman has been taken to hospital after falling on to the tracks at a busy tube station in central London. Transport for London (TFL) said an investigation has been launched after the incident occurred on the Central Line at Tottenham Court Road Tube station at just before 1am on Saturday. Emergency services were called to the scene and the woman was taken to a major trauma centre, where she is believed to be in a “stable condition”.
The Scottish government said on Friday it expected cases of the Omicron coronavirus variant to rise significantly in upcoming days as there was now community transmission of the strain. "The number of Omicron cases now being reported in Scotland is rising, and cases are no longer all linked to a single event, but to several different sources including a Steps concert," said Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon after the number of cases of the variant in Scotland increased to 29.
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For the 35th year, kids in areas surrounding Shepherdsville, Kentucky, are being visited by Santa traveling in a fire truck transformed by Christmas lights and decorations.Known locally as the “Santa Truck”, the vehicle was three weeks in the making at Zoneton Fire Protection District, and was unveiled on December 1.“We take our truck and turn it into Santa’s sleigh and we go out through the district and put smiles on people’s faces,” said Fire Captain Steven Corbin, as reported by WHAS11.Drone footage by Doug Cohron shows the first glimpse of the finished truck.“The first things were to remove a compartment door, empty the water tank, remove the hose and ladders along with other equipment,” Cohron told Storyful. “Then the time-consuming part – all the lights, electrical and data cables, sound system, lights to illuminate Santa and the elves, figures and most importantly Rudolph with his nose so bright.”The truck made its first stop on December 2 at the grave of Fire Chief Rob Orkies, who died from COVID-19, WDRB reported. Credit: Doug Cohron/Kentucky Drone via Storyful
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Vaccinators in Stratford have said more people are coming forward for their Covid booster jab, as Christmas approaches and the Omicron variant looms. Dr Michael O'Hanlon said: "On the whole we've had a really good turnout so far and we're really looking forward to welcoming more people as the eligibility criteria expands.".
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Police released an appeal for information after a robber made off with $72,000 from a store in Queens, New York City, on November 20.This footage, posted by the NYPD on Twitter, shows the robbery taking place inside 89-12 Queens Boulevard. The suspect enters the store, goes behind the cash register counter, and steals the money from a cabinet.Reports citing police said that the man hid the money in his mask and sweatshirt, and left in a dark-colored Nissan SUV. Credit: NYPD via Storyful
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