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Iceland cuts aviation alert to orange

Iceland has cut its ash warning level for aviation to orange from red, saying a fresh fissure eruption in Iceland's Bardarbunga volcano system was not creating ash.

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NSFW: Whoops! Google maps posts dodgy pic, confuses users

2014-08-12 13:31

Had you by any chance experienced a sudden whim to google the tiny Yorkshire village of Skellow over the weekend, you would have gotten quite a surprise indeed.

French women declare topless tanning totally passé

2014-08-04 14:29

They started the trend back in the 1960s, but now French women are kind of over topless tanning.

Iceland issues red alert after new eruption

2014-08-31 20:49

Iceland has raised the aviation alert at its largest volcano, Bardarbunga, to maximum level red following a new eruption in a lava field nearby.

 

Spain's cold shower for sex and booze resorts

2014-08-04 09:10

In an effort to attract more upmarket tourists, authorities are clamping down on over-the-top hedonism at the infamous Spanish resort of Magaluf.

Flight forced to divert after drunk woman demands 'cigarettes and a parachute'

2014-08-01 12:36

A plane was forced to divert when a drunk passenger threw her prosthetic leg at crew members and made unreasonable demands.

KLM saves SA band grounded in Amsterdam

2014-07-31 08:42

What do you do when you're a famous local band set to perform in Glasgow but your flight from Amsterdam is delayed due to bad weather? You take to social media, that's what.

Victorian British seaside pier damaged by fire

2014-07-30 18:38

A Victorian-era seaside pier at Eastbourne on Britain's south coast has been badly damaged when fire broke out in an amusement arcade.

Look at this crop circle they found in Germany

2014-07-30 15:59

Thousands of people are trekking to a Bavarian farmer's field to check out a mysterious set of crop circles.

Israeli tourists leave Maldives resort after Gaza demo

2014-07-30 14:55

Israeli holiday makers were evacuated from their Maldivian resort after one of them tore up an anti-Israeli placard equating the Nazi Swastika to the Israeli flag.

Passengers disgusted as toddler poops in airplane seat

2014-07-30 11:04

If you thought parents changing babies' nappies on airplane tray tables were bad, you haven't heard about this!

8 Jazz Festivals to suit all tastes

2014-07-30 09:10

Festivals from the Swiss alps to Johannesburg - Jazz lovers need to check these out.

Australian airline passengers told to flush drugs

2014-07-30 10:13

Passengers aboard a Jetstar flight returning from a Byron Bay music festival were warned about sniffer dogs at the airport by a kindly flight attendant.

Airlines could face new protocols to curb Ebola spread

2014-07-30 10:19

The deadly Ebola virus hitchhiking across borders for the first time aboard a pan-African airline could spell new flight restrictions aimed at containing outbreaks.

Parisian tourists picnic with rats

2014-07-30 12:01

Rats are on the rampage in the elegant garden of the Louvre Museum, so bold they romp on the grass in broad daylight.

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