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May 18, 2018 11:31 AM Hawaii volcano: WARNING another Mount Kilauea could be EVEN more powerful

THE HAWAII volcano Mount Kilauea exploded causing a volcanic cloud that reached a high of 30,000 feet above sea level, and there could be more explosions to come, said one expert. “It caused a volcanic cloud that reached as high as 30,000 feet above sea level and it is the biggest cloud we have had so far during the recent activity.” Gas masks were handed 13

May 18, 2018 8:53 AM Ebola threat: WHO rushes into Congo with vaccines which may not WORK as virus spreads

EBOLA has spread to a major city in the Democratic Republic of Congo seeing the health risk level rise to “very high”. The World Health Organisation has summoned experts to an emergency meeting to advise on the international response to the outbreak which has now hit Mbandaka. They will decide whether it constitutes a "public health emergency of international 14

May 17, 2018 2:14 PM Sun is here to stay in May

YORK and North Yorkshire are set to enjoy sunny and warm weather for the rest of May - and possibly well into June. Temperatures are set to rise to 18C today, and then 20C on Saturday and 21C on Sunday, and then remain in the high teens or low 20s for most of next week. The fine weather is caused by high pressure over or near the UK, blocking the path of Atlantic 7

May 17, 2018 10:11 AM Theresa May in Macedonia LIVE: PM becomes first in 20 years to visit after EU-Western Balkan Summit

Prime Minister Theresa May has flown to Macedonia this afternoon having spent the morning meeting EU leaders in Bulgaria. Mrs May met with French president Emmanuel Macron and German chancellor Angela Merkel shortly after landing in Sofia. European leaders were meeting to discuss the further expansion of the EU into the Western Balkans. They also discussed

May 17, 2018 9:54 AM Sex, drugs and poo at Brighton's Royal Pavilion Gardens

INDECENT sexual behaviour, defecating in public, and drug abuse are all rife in the Royal Pavilion Gardens. A list of 20,000 crimes and anti-social behaviour incidents at the beauty spot in the centre of Brighton has been seen by The Argus after the city council revealed the total figure. The council log includes 161 incidents of drug taking, 21 needles 6

May 17, 2018 5:03 AM Family criticise Royal Bolton Hospital after disabled toilets row

A FATHER has complained after he took his son to visit his aunt in hospital and claimed they were told they could not use the disabled toilets. John Darbyshire and his 27-year-old son Ryan travelled to Royal Bolton Hospital from Lanark in Scotland to see Ryan's aunt. When they arrived at the hospital after the four-hour drive, Ryan, who is wheelchair-bound 4

May 16, 2018 12:15 PM France rejects plan to introduce its first age of sexual consent, sparking fury by campaigners

French MPs have decided against introducing an age of sexual consent, sparking criticism from campaigners. France's lower house of parliament voted to toughen laws on the rape of minors but stopped short of setting a legal age of consent. A bill had been proposed which suggested a legal age of consent set at 15, but this was rejected after a heated debate 7

May 13, 2018 8:40 AM Hawaii volcano latest: New fissure on Kilauea volcano puts lives at risk from molten lava

FRESH alerts have been issued after ANOTHER fissure opened up at Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano – with residents living further down the mountain warned they were at risk from molten lava. The United States Geological Survey reported that the latest outbreak of lava had been identified at 5am GMT (6pm local time). A spokesman said: “Lava from this latest outbreak 18

May 12, 2018 6:40 AM Homebase store in York to close down

Homebase announced in February it was to shut 40 of its stores across the United Kingdom - more than a sixth of its 250 stores - but did not disclose which ones were to close. City of York Council leader Ian Gillies said: "It is obviously a blow to York's retail offer. "York is not the only one. It mirrors the closure of other Homebase stores nationally 11

May 7, 2018 2:54 PM Global warming to wipe out 'many' animals in protected oceans

Fish, mammals, birds and invertebrates living in parts of the oceans will be "devastated" by global warming, say researchers. Projections suggest that by the year 2100, Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) will be 2.8C (37F) warmer than they are today if the levels of emissions carry on as expected. A new study published in the journal Nature Climate Change 16