Watch: Etna erupts again, sending hot lava down its snowy slopes

Mount Etna on the Italian island of Sicily erupted at dawn on Friday, creating a festive spectacle of fire and ice. ADVERTISEMENT At 3,3057 metres, it’s Europe’s tallest volcano and has been constantly active in the past ten years. But no one has been injured and no one is in danger. Volcanologists have described the


The deadly toll of Europe’s heatwaves: At least 70,000 people died across the continent because of hot weather in summer 2022 – including 3,855 in Britain

Sweltering heatwaves in the summer of 2022 caused the deaths of at least 70,000 people, scientists say.  That’s more than 10 per cent higher than previous estimates suggested.  Scientists from the Barcelona Institute for Global Health have increased the death toll estimate for 2022’s heatwave from 62,862 to 70,066. With heat-related deaths in the UK