An indicator of the great power of last Saturday's volcanic eruption in Tonga is the height reached by its plume. UK scientists examining weather satellite data calculate it to be around 55km (35 miles) above the Earth's surface. This i..
An all-electric aircraft built by Rolls-Royce has broken two world speed records. In November 2021, The Spirit of Innovation hit an average of 555.9 km/h (345.4 mph) over 3 km, and 532.1km/h (330 mph) over 15 km. Both attempts, which took place..
Actor Arnold Schwarzenegger has been involved in a car accident in Los Angeles, his spokesman has confirmed. A woman was hurt in the four-vehicle crash, which occurred on Friday afternoon, Los Angeles Police said. Photos from the scene show a l..
An investigation has begun after claims that the body of a dead man was taken into Irish post office in an attempt to claim his pension. Reports suggest a deceased pensioner was "propped up by two men" as his body was carried into the bu..
A Turkish court on Saturday ordered well-known journalist Sedef Kabas to be jailed pending trial on a charge of insulting President Tayyip Erdogan, CNN Turk said, targeting her with a law under which tens of thousands have been prosecuted.
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Arden has cancelled her wedding as the nation imposes new restrictions to slow the community spread of the COVID-19 Omicron variant, she told reporters on Sunday. New Zealand will impose mask rules and limit gath..
BEIJING - The local government in China's capital ordered more COVID-19 tests on Sunday as the city continued to report new local cases, less than two weeks before the start of the Winter Olympic Games. Nine locally transmitted cases with..
Germany's new coalition government wants to attract 400,000 qualified workers from abroad each year to tackle both a demographic imbalance and labour shortages in key sectors that risk undermining the recovery from the coronavirus pandemic. &q..
The United States and its European allies said on Thursday that it was now just a matter of weeks to salvage the 2015 Iran nuclear deal after a round of talks in which a French diplomatic source said there had been no progress on the core issues. ..
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