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Scientist: White Island eruption was 'basically instantaneous'Scientist: White Island eruption was 'basically instantaneous'

Credit: New Zealand Herald - Published 47 minutes ago
A volcanologist has described the quick-fire type of eruption at White Island today as "basically instantaneous"."One minute nothing's happening, next minute, it's all happening," GNS Science's Brad Scott said.At about 2.11pm,... »more

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Scores of sleeping workers killed in 'horrific' India factory fire

The cause of the blaze is not yet known but Delhi's fire services director told the Press Trust of India news agency that the site had been operating without the required fire safety clearances.
Credit: SBS - Published


UK Championship 2019: Ding Junhui beats Stephen Maguire to win title

China's Ding Junhui beats Stephen Maguire to win the UK Championship - 10 years after he last lifted the title.
Credit: BBC News - Published


Bob Hawke 'asked daughter to keep rape claim secret'

Rosslyn Dillon says Bob Hawke asked her not to report a rape allegation as it would harm his career.
Credit: BBC News - Published

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