Next month, The Simpsons will celebrate 30 years since its first episode – the festive Simpsons Roasting On An Open Fire – debuted, with Danny admitting he never anticipated the show would achieve even a fraction of the success that it has.
He told Joe: “All I can say is that I’m so flabbergasted and amazed that it has lasted as long as it did.
“So, you have to realise, when I scored The Simpsons, I wrote this crazy piece of music, and I expected no-one would hear it, because I really did not think the show had a chance in hell.”
Mount Etna spewed huge plumes of ash and smoke into the Sicilian sky during its most recent eruption on October 23.According to Italy’s National Institute of Geophysics and Volcanology this latest activity came after “more than a month of relative calm.”Footage by local photographer Giuseppe Distefano captured the dark clouds filling the air during the eruption. Credit: Etna Walk via Storyful
Russian and Chinese warships have held their first joint patrols in the Pacific Ocean, Moscow has said. The two countries, which staged naval manoeuvres together in the Sea of Japan earlier this month, have forged closer military and diplomatic ties in recent years as relations with the West have deteriorated. The combined Russia and China fleet included destroyers, frigates, a refuelling vessel and missile-tracking ship.
The brother and niece of Alec Baldwin have spoken of their “heartbreak” after the death of cinematographer Halyna Hutchins on the set of the film Rust. Hutchins, 42, was airlifted to hospital in New Mexico after being injured by a prop gun fired by Baldwin on the set of the Western film, but was pronounced dead by medical staff. An assistant director unwittingly handed Baldwin a loaded weapon and told him it was safe to use in the moments before the shooting, which also injured director Joel Souza, according to court documents.
Thousands of supporters of Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban and his right-wing government have marched in Budapest on Saturday in a demonstration of unity behind the populist leader’s contentious policies
The French National Assembly approved unanimously the bill on the extension of free contraception for all women up to the age of 25, this as of the beginning of 2022. Contraception is already free for girls between the ages of 15 and 18 since 2013. French health minister, Olivier Véran, announced it in September: "I have noticed that according to scientific data, there has been a drop in the number of women using contraception, notably due to financial reasons," he explained at the time.Potentia
Nasa announces uncrewed flights around the Moon to begin in February 2022. The Orion capsule will be launched on the Space Launch System, paving the way for the resumption of people to walk on Earth’s satellite again