Guatemala volcano eruption: Latest news on Guatemala Fuego volcano | World | News

The death toll rose to 99 on Wednesday, according to the latest figures from the Guatemalan disaster agency CONRED. Fuego spewed ash cloud miles high and sent fast-flowing, scolding rivers down the steep mountainside into the valleys below, located 25 miles away from Guatemala City. Many villagers were caught unawares and perished due to the speed of the pyroclastic flow. Almost of all the volcano’s victims are from impoverished, coffee-growing hamlets near the mountains lower slopes. Residents are being warned to stay away from the area for their own safety,…

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Brexit news: Furious Brexiteer gets so angry he has to end radio phone call | UK | News

Speaking to LBC Radio, Brexiteer James claimed the UK Government had betrayed the 17.4 million Britons who voted for Brexit in the June 2016 Referendum by agreeing to a backstop that could see the UK shackled to the EU until December 2021. The radio caller argued the latest document put forward by Theresa May and David Davis outlining the details of the Brexit backstop was the final victory for Remainers trying to reverse Britons decision.  He said: “I feel we have been betrayed, 17.4 million of us have been betrayed.…

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‘Now insure your LAWNMOWER’ Meddling EU directive is slammed by Eurosceptic group | Politics | News

The European Commission is proposing to amend its Motor Insurance Directive (Directive 2009/103/EC) in an attempt to incorporate a judgement from the European Court of Justice made in 2014. It would cover all accidents “caused during the normal use of a vehicle for the purpose of transportation, including its use on private properties”. Get Britain Out has criticised the plan, suggesting it was an unnecessary extra layer of bureaucracy which would swell the coffers of insurance companies at the expense of British taxpayers. It also pointed out that if adopted,…

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NASA finds huge underground heat-source in Antarctic responsible for ice shelf crumbling | World | News

But NASA scientists have discovered a fiercely hot geothermal heat source known as a mantle plume underneath the Antarctica’s Marie Byrd Land. In the year 2000 an iceberg the size of Wales broke away from the shelf and the whole of the western edge is famously unstable. Many environmentalists blamed man-made climate change. And a news story in the Independent warned: “Climate change and the hole in the ozone layer could cause ‘a catastrophic collapse’ of the vast amount of ice on west Antarctica, raising sea levels by 3.3 metres.”…

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Germany bids to block UK from Galileo as HUGE Brexit row continues | UK | News

British sources have revealed that there are differing opinions on Galileo with some member states “surprised” at the European Commission’s “hardline” approach to negotiations surrounding Galileo. The monster row surrounding Galileo centres around the EU’s insistence to block the UK from accessing the Public Regulated Service – otherwise known as PRS, a system used by EU member states for defence and emergency services uses. One of the EU’s arguments involves the French and the Germans with Paris aggrieved that one of Brussels’ most trusted military partners – the UK –…

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David Cameron makes COMEBACK advising how to STOP populist uprising | Politics | News

The former Prime Minister, who quit after losing the Brexit referendum, appeared to have accepted the failures in his remain campaign, urging his audience against burying their heads in the sand. During the launch of the new Coalition For Global Prosperity campaign – a group of military, political, business and faith leaders fighting to maintain Britain’s spending commitments on foreign aid – he said a “positive approach” is needed to engage with the surge of global populism. Speaking to an audience of former cabinet ministers, senior MPs and charity officials last…

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Guatemala volcano eruption: Aerial pictures show before and after deadly Fuego eruption | World | News

The satellite imagery shows the before and after of lava flow associated with the eruption of the Feugo Volcano near the village of San Miguel Los Lotes and surrounding area in Guatemala. The death toll from the eruptions that began on Sunday now stands at 100. Rescue workers have been searching frantically for survivors and victims in the lava-ravaged landscape left by the eruptions, which showered volcanic ash over nearby towns and spewed pyroclastic flows throughout the area. Volcan de Fuego, which means “Volcano of Fire,” exploded on Sunday in…

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Another massive blow to EU as Slovenia swears in anti-migrant Government | Politics | News

Mr Pahor said he would invite Janez Jansa of the (SDS) to take the reins of power, although it remains unclear whether Jansa will be able to secure a majority in parliament. After meeting Jansa, Pahor said he would give him the mandate after parliament convenes next week on June 22 or 23. However Jansa will have to work behind the scenes to formulate a governing coalition. He said: “We want a coalition which will work for Slovenia and will not focus on marginal issues.” His party won a June…

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Brexit news: Brits could be TRAPPED in EU after Brexit, expert warns | UK | News

Axel Antoni, a spokesman for the3million, an organisation representing EU citizens in the UK, said he has been working “very closely” with the EU and believes there will be “bigger” problems for Brits in Europe. Speaking on Sky News, Mr Antoni said: “They have similar issues. I mean, the issues are bigger in some respects. So they’ve got 27 countries to deal with.” Sky News’ Adam Boulton asked: “So, the EU is just as bad as the British government?” He responded and said: “Well, it’s not the EU. The British…

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Sky is clear for take-off: Sail on a ship that feels more like a fun factory than cruise | Cruise | Travel

CARNIVAL CRUISE LINE Cycle your way over the decks of the Carnival Horizon on the exciting SkyRide The views are sublime, but I can’t help shrieking as my aerial bike, which is hanging from an 800ft-long metal track, suddenly picks up speed and whizzes me along the edge of the deck. All I can see is the ocean far below and it feels as though I’m about to cycle off the side into oblivion. The SkyRide, known as the “bike ride in the sky” is one of the more unusual…

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