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Tuesday 14 December 2010
The budget airline Ryanair said yesterday it had responded to all the expense claims submitted after the Icelandic volcanic ash cloud disruption in the spring, although it remained in dispute with a number of passengers.
Friday 12 November 2010
Saturday 06 November 2010
About 100 people were injured in a 4.9-magnitude earthquake which stuck western Iran today, state television reported.
Wednesday 08 September 2010
A powerful new 5.1-magnitude aftershock rattled terrified residents of New Zealand's earthquake-stricken city of Christchurch today, as officials doubled their estimate for repairing the damage from nearly 300 aftershocks in five days.
Sunday 05 September 2010
A state of emergency was declared in the southern New Zealand city of Christchurch yesterday, after a powerful earthquake struck early on Saturday morning.
Friday 06 August 2010
With plays such as My Child and Cock, Mike Bartlett has made his mark as a laser-sharp minimalist. Now he's been encouraged to "think big", as they say, in Earthquakes in London, a sprawling, three-and-a-quarter-hour, five-act epic that, while set mostly in the present, spans the late Sixties and 2525 as it examines how life is lived under the threat of climate change and impending catastrophe.
Saturday 24 July 2010
A major quake and two aftershocks struck off the southern Philippines on Saturday, Philippine officials said, but there were no initial reports of casualties or damage.
Wednesday 21 July 2010
The budget airline Ryanair yesterday blamed the Icelandic volcanic ash cloud that grounded most of Europe's airlines earlier this year for a 24 per cent drop in net profits during the three months to the end of June.
Wednesday 16 June 2010
A series of powerful earthquakes rattled Indonesia today, killing at least three people, triggering landslides and demolishing dozens of homes.
Friday 04 June 2010
Seven Italian officials are under investigation for manslaughter for failing to give the citizens of L'Aquila warning before last April's earthquake. The disaster killed more than 300 people and razed the medieval city to the ground.
Thursday 27 May 2010
An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 7.2 rattled the South Pacific island nation of Vanuatu today, triggering a tsunami warning for the area, officials said.
Thursday 20 May 2010
The ash cloud crisis led to air traffic control company Nats handling 21.2% fewer flights last month compared with April 2009, it was announced today.
Saturday 15 May 2010
A prominent hardline Iranian cleric who said promiscuity and immodest dress cause earthquakes says God may be holding off on natural disasters in the West in order to let people sin more and therefore consign themselves to hell.
Monday 10 May 2010
An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 7.4 rattled Indonesia's North Sumatra province yesterday, prompting a brief local tsunami watch, knocking out power and damaging some homes.
Friday 07 May 2010
Service sector activity slowed unexpectedly in April after a volcanic ash cloud that grounded air traffic hit transport firms and uncertainty about the national election dented confidence.
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