Tonga volcano eruption fills sky with black ash clouds
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Tonga volcano eruption fills sky with black ash clouds
The Bat Out Of Hell singer’s death was described as ‘our loss, Heaven’s gain’.
The former PM said the UK will be ‘poorer and less powerful’ without a proper strategy for the future
Christian Wakeford said he refused to ‘defend the indefensible’ over alleged Covid rule breaches.
Greg Hunt says government is being blamed when overcommitted suppliers can’t deliver, and false RAT claims will be reported to ACCC
A prominent “Red Wall” Tory MP dismissed on Thursday as “bonkers” that she was leading a coup against Boris Johnson but suggested his future was still in doubt. Dehenna Davison, MP for Bishop Auckland, a seat the Conservatives had never won before 2019, stressed she was “incredibly angry” about the Downing Street parties and the Prime Minister’s response.
We know how to build a truly zero carbon house. So why are we not doing it, on a massive scale?
Viewers were not at all keen on one ‘unbearable’ aspect of the show
Prince William is asked 'Do you support Prince Andrew?' by reporter
An 11-month-old girl is in critical but stable condition after suffering a gunshot wound to the face from a stray bullet fired on a Bronx street on January 19.Footage shows the suspected shooter running from Valentine Avenue onto East 198th Street before turning around and running back onto Valentine Avenue. A police statement said two shots were fired, one which entered a vehicle and struck the infant.The NYPD released the footage and appealed to the public for help in identifying the suspect, who was believed to be chasing another individual when the shots were fired. Credit: NYPD via Storyful
In a message to the nation’s monarch Tupou VI, the Queen said she was ‘shocked and saddened’ by the eruption.
The Doomsday Clock has remained at 100 seconds to midnight for a third year in a row, as scientists said the world is “no safer” than it was this time last year.
Boris Johnson and Sajid Javid face pressure from MPs and some clinicians amid staffing crisis
There are many approaches to solving a Wordle game. Some players of the wildly popular word-guessing game start with whichever five-letter word first comes into their head. Others make tactical use of words containing common letters.
A consultation has been launched after visitors complained that a local street was offensive.
Restrictions introduced in late December in response to the emergence of the Omicron variant are also set to be lifted.
Must credit: Prince’s Foundation The Prince of Wales has opened an epic nature-based children’s adventure playpark, inspired by Prince George’s treehouse. The 300-square metre rustic wooden playground nestles six metres up among the trees on the Dumfries House estate in Ayrshire, Scotland, and features elevated rope bridges, a netting tunnel, two side-by-side racing slides and a tube slide. Commissioned by Charles’ charitable organisation the Prince’s Foundation, the park is designed to encourage youngsters to immerse themselves in nature, boosting their physical wellbeing and mental health amid the Covid-19 pandemic.
Unable to see their families for years, and with no end in sight, many are considering leaving Australia for good
A parent in Virginia’s Page County told a school board on Thursday, January 20, that she would “bring every single gun, loaded and ready” if the board did not abandon their mask mandate for students.“No mask mandates. My children will not come to school Monday with a mask on. I will bring every single gun, loaded and ready,” the woman said as she ended her speech to the Page County Public Schools board, after being told she had exceeded her allotted time. “I’ll see y’all on Monday,” she said as she walked toward the exit.The woman identified herself at the start of her speech as Amelia King of Luray, Virginia, and told the board she was “not always able to say” what she wanted “in the appropriate way.” She also complained how she was almost arrested the last time she spoke at a board meeting after exceeding her allotted time.King told the board she was “fighting for transparency” and said they should respect “the wishes of parents.”Page County Public Schools (PCPS) issued a statement on Friday morning saying that during Thursday’s meeting "there were comments made that referenced weapons and were perceived by many to be threatening in nature.“Page County Public Schools does not take these kinds of statements lightly,” the board wrote. “Not only do comments such as these go against everything we wish to model for our students, they go against the very nature of how we as a community should interact with each other. Violence and threats are never acceptable or appropriate.”The school board said the Luray Police Department was investigating the incident, and said both Luray police and the Page County Sheriff’s Office were providing increased police presence at schools across the county on Friday. Credit: Page County Public Schools via Storyful
A Myanmar military tribunal sentenced a member of Aung San Suu Kyi's ousted party to death for terror offences on Friday, the junta said in a statement.
Experts now hope to carry out a clinical trial on living humans with serious kidney problems.