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  • Quiet please! French fighter jets adjust schedule to avoid exam disruption

    June 19, 2018 11:44 AM 7

    Military base commander Cedric Gaudilliere said take-off and landing procedures had been adjusted so as not to bother students. Cedric Gaudilliere, commander at the air base near Mont-de-Marsan, in southwest France, said the decision was made to help the 3,773 students sitting their exams nearby, and other bases will be following similar procedures

  • Japan earthquake update: Where is Osaka? How many have been killed?

    June 19, 2018 8:31 AM 9

    JAPAN’S city of Osaka is reeling from the powerful earthquake that struck yesterday morning as people commuted to work and children headed for school. So where is Osaka? And what is the death toll? The strong 6.1 magnitude earthquake struck Osaka, the second largest city in Japan, at 8am on Monday (12am BST). This magnitude, referred to as a ‘6 lower’

  • Hawaii volcano latest: Mesmerising Kilauea footage shows lava moving at 15 mph

    June 18, 2018 10:13 PM 8

    The video taken by the US Geological Survey (USGS) was shot on Saturday and shows swiftly moving lava coming from fissure 8 through Kapoho on its way to the sea. As it reaches the ocean, the lava slows to 2mph and creates the hazard known as laze as it hits the ocean, sending hydrochloric acid and volcanic glass particles into the air. The lava has destroyed

  • Malmo shooting: One dead and four injured after Sweden gun attack

    June 18, 2018 9:47 PM 8

    AT LEAST one person has been killed and four more injured after a gunman opened fire in central Malmo, Sweden, this evening. An 18-year-old man was shot dead outside a cafe on a busy street in Sweden’s third largest city. Gunfire erupted shortly after 9pm local time (8pm BST) after a car pulled up to a group of men on Drottninggatan, a wide boulevard

  • WATCH: Saudi Arabia football World Cup team's plane catches FIRE in MIDAIR

    June 18, 2018 9:43 PM 10

    SHOCKING footage has emerged of Saudi Arabia’s official team plane on fire after it suffered a "technical failure" in Russia. Saudi Arabia, who suffered a 5-0 defeat to Russia in their first World Cup game, were on their way to Rostov for their second group game. In the shocking footage, the wing of the aircraft caught on fire as they approached Rostov-on-Don

  • Japan earthquake latest charts: How dangerous is the Osaka earthquake?

    June 18, 2018 8:51 PM 13

    JAPAN was struck by a major earthquake today hitting the Osaka region at 8am local time (11pm GMT). The earthquake measuring 6.1 magnitude rocked Osaka in Japan this morning causing both injuries and death. A particularly earthquake-prone area, Japan accounts for a large number of the world’s dangerous earthquake activity. The area has seen some devastating

  • 'I can't pay for that' Family face £100,000 bill after child knocks over SCULPTURE

    June 18, 2018 4:53 PM 8

    A FAMILY has been fined almost £100,000 after their five-year-old child knocked over a sculpture in a community centre and it toppled to the floor. A CCTV camera shows the moment the young boy hugs the mosaic sculpture before it falls on top of him and onto the floor. The footage shows another young boy and three women close by watching the scene

  • Black Death is BACK: Boy, 14, diagnosed as Bubonic Plague strikes US

    June 18, 2018 4:36 PM 7

    A TEENAGER has been diagnosed with a strain of the Bubonic Plague in Idaho, United States in the first case for 26 years. The Central District Health Department said the 14-year-old from Elmore County may have been infected in his home state or during a recent trip to Oregon. The Black Death was a devastating global epidemic of the Bubonic Plague that struck

  • Japan Earthquake: WATCH terrifying scenes as quake cause EARTH TO RUPTURE during Rush-hour

    June 18, 2018 3:42 PM 9

    A DEADLY Japan earthquake rocked Osaka during the Monday morning rush-hour killing three people and astonishing footage shows ruptured earth and burst water mains. The violence of the earthquake knocked out transport links and gas supplies while workers were forced to make their usual journeys on foot. Quakes are common in Japan, part of the seismically

  • 'Merkel collapse would trigger uncontrollable breakup' EU fear German swing to the right

    June 18, 2018 6:00 AM 9

    THE biggest threat to the EU is the imminent collapse of Angela Merkel's fragile coalition, which would lead to a Europe-wide breakup "in an uncontrollable way" according to a leading left-wing and pro-EU commentator. The political instability that has rocked the German government could set in motion the breakup of the European Union, according to Paul Mason