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Kilauea: Fresh eruptions from Hawaii volcano

Image copyright USGS Image caption The USGS said “vigorous lava spattering” was happening Fresh eruptions sending fountains of lava 30m (100ft) out of the ground have taken place on Hawaii’s Big Island, destroying several homes. The Civil Defense Agency said there were fissures on three streets and told any remaining …

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Trump: Knife crime left London hospital 'like a war zone'

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionTrump: Blood on London hospital floor US President Donald Trump has deplored London’s knife crime, at the National Rifle Association’s (NRA) meeting. Lauding US gun rights, the president said he recently read that an unspecified London hospital was “like a war zone …

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Idaho State University faces fine for losing plutonium

Image copyright Getty Images A US university faces a fine of $8,500 (£6,280) for apparently losing a small amount of weapons-grade plutonium. The US Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) said Idaho State University is unable to account for 1 gram (0.03oz) of the material. The plutonium is used in reactors and …

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Air France-KLM boss quits as staff reject pay deal

Image copyright AFP Image caption Jean-Marc Janaillac said he accepted the consequences of the ballot Air France-KLM chief Jean-Marc Janaillac has announced his resignation after French staff at the strike-hit airline rejected a new pay deal. “I accept the consequences of this vote and will tender my resignation to the …

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Damian Hinds acknowledges funding pressures on schools

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Head teachers warned that their schools were facing a funding crisis The education secretary has recognised the extent of funding pressures in England’s schools after hearing warnings of a “financial crisis”. “It is challenging for schools making the numbers add up,” Damian Hinds told …

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North Korea changes its time zone to match South

Image copyright EPA North Korea is changing its time zone to match the South after last week’s inter-Korean summit, according to its state media. The country will move its clocks forward by 30 minutes on Saturday, said the official KCNA news agency. The reset is “the first practical step” to …

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Argentina hikes interest rates amid crisis

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The Argentine peso is still sliding in value Argentina’s central bank has raised interest rates for the third time in eight days as the country’s currency, the peso, continues to fall sharply. On Friday, the bank hiked rates to 40% from 33.25%, a day …

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German teens condemn 'unfair' English exam in petition

Image copyright AFP Image caption School gyms are filled with teenage angst at exam time Grappling with the Statue of Liberty and Brexit in one English exam proved too much for more than 30,000 German school students, who are protesting in an online petition. They say the texts they had …

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