Spanish Civil Guard flies over erupting volcano
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Spanish Civil Guard flies over erupting volcano
BERLIN (Reuters) -Germany may miss its target to donate 100 million COVID-19 vaccine doses this year due to conditions imposed by manufacturers and delivery shortfalls, a health ministry official said in a letter to Brussels seen by Reuters. The German foreign office said on Oct. 19 that Germany had only donated just over 17% of that amount. In a letter on Monday to the European Commission's Health Emergency Preparedness and Response Authority (HERA), health ministry state secretary Thomas Steffen said there were "ongoing bureaucratic, logistical and legal problems" imposed by vaccine makers on EU countries wanting to donate surplus shots.
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Black police officers are to be fast-tracked into top jobs to overcome “stubbornly slow” recruitment, Priti Patel has announced.
Thirty days on, the eruption activity at La Palma’s Cumbre Vieja volcano shows no signs of slowing, with video from the morning of October 19 documenting rivers of lava flowing across the island.By Sunday, October 17, at least 1,956 structures had been destroyed by lava flows covering 811.8 hectares (3.1 square miles), according to the European Union’s Copernicus satellite program.Aerial and thermal footage, released by the Spanish Geological and Mining Institute (IGME), shows the lava flow from the air on the morning of October 19. Credit: Instituto Geológico y Minero de España via Storyful
Army veteran Dennis Hutchings died in Belfast on Monday after contracting Covid-19 while he was on trial over a 1974 Troubles shooting.
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp took great satisfaction in “three dirty points” after a wild 3-2 Champions League win over 10-man Atletico Madrid in the Wanda Metropolitano. Having taken an early 2-0 lead through Mohamed Salah and Naby Keita, Klopp’s side were pegged back by an Antoine Griezmann double before half-time. Griezmann was sent off after the break to give Liverpool a numerical advantage and Salah’s penalty put them ahead with 12 minutes to go. Mandatory credit: UEFA 2021
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Tilly Ramsay has hit back after she was branded a "chubby little thing" by a radio presenter, and several stars have come out in support of the 19-year-old influencer.
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