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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
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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. .
79-foot-tall Rockefeller Christmas tree lights up in New York City
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Rob Marchant, owner of The Old Station in the Yorkshire Dales, has lost £1,500 in revenue after his power was cut on Friday evening.
A convivial letter written by Charles Dickens while he was touring Britain giving readings of his story 'A Christmas Carol' is set to go up for auction at Christie's in London. In the four-page handwritten note dated Dec. 6, 1858, to his friend, the architect and member of parliament Joseph Paxton, he describes a dinner held in Dickens' honour that Paxton was persuaded to stay away from over political concerns. "This is really a splendid letter, because it brings together Charles Dickens and one of the other great Victorian men of the age, Sir Joseph Paxton," said Thomas Venning, head of the books department at Christie's London.
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Images shared thousands of times on Facebook claim that a popular Asian drink is made with goat droppings. This is false; the photo of the goat in the post has been digitally altered. Bubble tea contains tapioca pearls, otherwise known as boba. They have no relationship with animal faeces. Images of bubble tea and a goat excreting into a milky drink have been shared multiple times on Facebook with the caption “SHEEP FAECES IS N0W BIG M0NEY…(sic)”.One such post, archived here, goes on to claim th
Liverpool piled more pressure on former manager Rafael Benitez with a record-breaking 4-1 win over Everton at Goodison Park in the 239th Merseyside derby. In maintaining their current Premier League average of three goals per game, Jurgen Klopp's side became the first top-flight English team to score at least twice in 18 successive fixtures in all competitions. Mohamed Salah's figures continue to be equally impressive as his double, after Jordan Henderson's opener, made it 19 goals in as many appearances.
Shell pulls out of Cambo oilfield project. Green campaigners welcome oil giant’s decision not to go ahead with controversial project off Shetland
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"Mr. Robot", a locally-made educational robot, interacts with students to teach them about electric circuits and to help them memorise their lessons at the Al-Basma private school in Gaza City.
The biological process that leads to lethal blood clots in some people after the AstraZeneca jab has been found, researchers believe.
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The risk of reinfection from the omicron variant is three times higher than for the delta and beta strains of Covid, a preliminary study has shown.
Pregnant women in UK fear losing jobs over Covid safety worries, survey finds. Exclusive: Maternity Action urges ministers to overhaul ‘not fit for purpose’ workplace health and safety rules
Number 10 has stressed that Christmas parties should not be cancelled and there are no rules limiting their size after conflicting comments from ministers and officials in recent days. The discovery of the Omicron variant of coronavirus has prompted speculation about how Britons should be approaching festive celebrations this year. As scientists work to assess the risk of the variant, Prime Minister Boris Johnson has reintroduced mandatory mask-wearing in some settings in England, while also tightening self-isolation rules and travel restrictions.
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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