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The Daily Fix: Thursday
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# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Thursday

Feb 9th 2012, 7:49 PM 6,504 Views 4 Comments

All the day’s big stories – plus any bits and pieces you may have missed…

Minor eruptions at Mount Etna mark first activity of 2012
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# Vulcanology

Minor eruptions at Mount Etna mark first activity of 2012

Jan 5th 2012, 6:09 PM 4,628 Views 10 Comments

Sicilians woke up to see plumes of smoke from the active volcano this morning, though there has been no flight disruption.

Strong earthquake hits islands in Pacific
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# Earthquake

Strong earthquake hits islands in Pacific

Aug 20th 2011, 7:31 PM 554 Views 12 Comments

No damage or casualties yet reported in 7.5-magnitude quake in ‘Ring of Fire’ region.

Erupting volcano forces Indonesian villagers to flee homes
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# Indonesia

Erupting volcano forces Indonesian villagers to flee homes

Jul 14th 2011, 5:43 PM 165 Views 0 Comments

Mount Lokon in north Sulawesi province has a history of violent eruptions; its last major eruption in 1991 killed a Swiss hiker.

Flights grounded as the ash cloud returns to Australia
# Ash Cloud
# Ash Cloud

Flights grounded as the ash cloud returns to Australia

Jun 21st 2011, 11:01 AM 352 Views 2 Comments

Flights in and out of Melbourne, Sydney and Canberra cancelled as the Chilean volcano strikes again.

Chilean volcano disrupts New Zealand and Australian flights
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# Volcano

Chilean volcano disrupts New Zealand and Australian flights

Jun 12th 2011, 2:05 PM 313 Views 1 Comment

Australian and New Zealand flights are the latest to be grounded as volcanic eruptions continue to disrupt air travel.

New volcanic ash cloud threatens flight disruptions (in South America)
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# Chile

New volcanic ash cloud threatens flight disruptions (in South America)

Jun 5th 2011, 2:31 PM 522 Views 1 Comment

The Puyehue volcano has been dormant for decades – and its latest eruption has forced 3,500 to evacuate their homes.

Air travel relief as Grimsvotn volcano stops erupting
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# Ash Cloud

Air travel relief as Grimsvotn volcano stops erupting

May 25th 2011, 12:39 PM 671 Views 0 Comments

The volcano causing air travel difficulties across Europe stopped eruptions this morning, says Iceland’s Met Office.

No Irish closures - for now - as Ash Cloud reaches Europe
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# Ash Cloud

No Irish closures - for now - as Ash Cloud reaches Europe

May 25th 2011, 7:41 AM 458 Views 0 Comments

As Grimsvotn’s eruption begins to wane, airspace closures on continental Europe will still mean some cancelled flights.

The Daily Fix: Tuesday
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# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Tuesday

May 24th 2011, 7:57 PM 486 Views 0 Comments

All the news of the day you might have missed…

Irish airports remain open but ash cloud disrupts flights to Scotland
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# Volcano

Irish airports remain open but ash cloud disrupts flights to Scotland

May 24th 2011, 9:30 AM 664 Views 0 Comments

Ryanair has expressed its displeasure with the disruption, believing it to be unnecessary. The IAA has said that all Irish airports remain open and added that it will update the situation later today.

Aer Lingus cancels Scottish flights as volcanic ash cloud moves closer
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# Volcano

Aer Lingus cancels Scottish flights as volcanic ash cloud moves closer

May 23rd 2011, 9:04 PM 720 Views 0 Comments

President Obama won’t be the only one inconvenienced by ash from the Grimsvotn volcano, however IAA says it still doesn’t expect any disruptions to air travel in Irish space in the next 24 hours.

EU confirms that volcanic ash cloud is heading in Ireland's direction
# Ash Cloud
# Ash Cloud

EU confirms that volcanic ash cloud is heading in Ireland's direction

May 23rd 2011, 1:40 PM 2,847 Views 5 Comments

Met Éireann says it is monitoring the situation, but the IAA is not expecting any disruptions to flights in Irish air space over the next 24 hours. The EU has confirmed that the ash looks likely to enter British and Irish airspace shortly.

Poll: Should Irish airspace stay open if the ash cloud arrives?
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# Poll

Poll: Should Irish airspace stay open if the ash cloud arrives?

May 23rd 2011, 10:34 AM 4,422 Views 9 Comments

Do you think last year’s lockdown in the skies was an overreaction? Or would you prefer to see airspace close again if the ash cloud returns?

Iceland closes main airport but ash cloud 'not heading to Europe'
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# Volcanic Eruption

Iceland closes main airport but ash cloud 'not heading to Europe'

May 22nd 2011, 12:22 PM 493 Views 0 Comments

Keflavik airport is fully closed with no flights taking off or landing as the ash plume covers Iceland but officials insist its not Europe-bound.

Another Icelandic volcano erupts - but it's unlikely to cause travel disruption
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# Volcanic Eruption

Another Icelandic volcano erupts - but it's unlikely to cause travel disruption

May 22nd 2011, 10:02 AM 402 Views 0 Comments

History shows that previous eruptions in Grimsvotn have not had much influence on flight traffic — unlike the massive disruption caused last year by Eyjafjallajokull.

Report vindicates aviation authorities over ash cloud flight cancellations
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# Ash Cloud

Report vindicates aviation authorities over ash cloud flight cancellations

Apr 26th 2011, 3:03 PM 544 Views 0 Comments

The ash cloud from Iceland’s (still unpronounceable) Eyjafjallajökull volcano could have caused engines to fail and seriously scratched up windows.

Residents flee after Indonesian volcano spews fresh ash
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# Indonesia

Residents flee after Indonesian volcano spews fresh ash

Mar 21st 2011, 9:00 AM 910 Views 0 Comments

Thousands are evacuated after Mount Karangetang shoots gas and debris up to 600m in the air in central Indonesia.

The week in photos
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# Week In Photos

The week in photos

Mar 11th 2011, 9:14 PM 3,835 Views 0 Comments

This is the week that was, in pictures.

The Daily Fix: Monday
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# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Monday

Mar 7th 2011, 7:52 PM 2,080 Views 0 Comments

This evening’s Daily Fix includes: new online suicide prevention initiative launched; Guantanamo terror trials to resume; and a trapped Bieber.

Video: Hawaii's volcano Kilauea erupts
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# Hawaii

Video: Hawaii's volcano Kilauea erupts

Mar 7th 2011, 5:54 PM 1,623 Views 0 Comments

Dramatic images from the weekend’s volcanic activity on Hawaii’s Big Island after a crater floor on the Kilauea volcano collapsed.

Slideshow: Mount Shinmoedake erupts in Japan
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# Japan

Slideshow: Mount Shinmoedake erupts in Japan

Feb 1st 2011, 1:21 PM 1,406 Views 0 Comments

Danger zone around volcano has been extended after last night’s eruption and about 1,000 locals have been urged to evacuate in case of further volcanic activity.

Spectacular videos, photos of Mount Etna erupting
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# Etna

Spectacular videos, photos of Mount Etna erupting

Jan 13th 2011, 10:02 AM 2,304 Views 0 Comments

Dramatic images of the Sicilian volcano briefly erupting late last night after a build-up of activity in the volcano.

Evacuations as Ecuador volcano erupts
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# Ecuador

Evacuations as Ecuador volcano erupts

Dec 5th 2010, 11:59 AM 400 Views 0 Comments

Volcano’s last major eruption in 2006 killed six people.

'It was like from a war': Indonesia's death toll rises
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# Indonesia

'It was like from a war': Indonesia's death toll rises

Nov 5th 2010, 7:05 PM 151 Views 0 Comments

Indonesia faces a humanitarian disaster as Mount Merapi erupts again, killing another 78 people.

Evacuations as volcano erupts again in Indonesia
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# Indonesia

Evacuations as volcano erupts again in Indonesia

Nov 3rd 2010, 4:34 PM 452 Views 0 Comments

Refugees flee latest eruption as lava glows in crater of Mount Merapi.

The bluffer's guide to... Vatnajokull and Grimsvotn
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# Volcano

The bluffer's guide to... Vatnajokull and Grimsvotn

Nov 1st 2010, 9:54 PM 1,328 Views 0 Comments

Everything you need to know about Iceland’s latest volatile volcanic area.

Iceland fears another volcano about to erupt
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# Volcano

Iceland fears another volcano about to erupt

Nov 1st 2010, 4:15 PM 355 Views 0 Comments

Indonesia's tsunami warning system was vandalised
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# Indonesia

Indonesia's tsunami warning system was vandalised

Oct 28th 2010, 10:28 AM 183 Views 0 Comments

Coastal communities in danger from the giant waves did not receive the official warning before disaster struck on Monday.

Death roll rises after Indonesia's Day from Hell (gallery)
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# Indonesia

Death roll rises after Indonesia's Day from Hell (gallery)

Oct 27th 2010, 9:08 AM 306 Views 0 Comments

The combined death toll from the earthquake, tsunami and volcanic eruptions tops 150 and will keep rising.

Indonesia slammed by earthquake, volcano, tsunami
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# Indonesia

Indonesia slammed by earthquake, volcano, tsunami

Oct 26th 2010, 9:23 PM 273 Views 0 Comments

At least 113 have been killed following a harrowing series of natural disasters in Indonesia.

Volcano threat in Saudi Arabia
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# Volcano

Volcano threat in Saudi Arabia

Sep 27th 2010, 1:27 PM 482 Views 0 Comments

Geologists have found that a renewed volcanic threat caused a region in Saudi Arabia to experience 30,000 earthquakes last year.

Indonesian volcano blast blows ash 15 miles
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# Indonesia

Indonesian volcano blast blows ash 15 miles

Sep 7th 2010, 2:43 PM 533 Views 0 Comments

Most powerful eruption since Mt Sinabung ended its 400-year long dormancy.