Scientists have analysed the molten rock within the dormant supervolcano beneath Yellowstone National Park and found that eruption is possible without any external trigger
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Friday 15 April 2011
A decline in leaks at the stricken Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant yesterday allowed police to search for missing tsunami victims closer to the complex than before.
Thursday 07 April 2011
Japan was rattled by a magnitude-7.4 aftershock today nearly a month after a devastating earthquake and tsunami flattened the northeastern coast.
Tuesday 05 April 2011
A dog rescued from floating tsunami wreckage after three weeks adrift has been reunited with her owner.
Monday 04 April 2011
Three weeks on from Japan's tsunami, new pictures emerge showing just how far the clean-up operation has to go.
Friday 01 April 2011
An earthquake shook homes in north-west England today, according to police.
Thursday 31 March 2011
How to describe Murray Perahia’s qualities? Elegance, fluency, modesty, clarity – and an abiding sense of the poetic. In the final piece of Schumann’s Kinderszenen “Der Dichter spricht” – “the poet speaks” – Perahia’s own inner voice emerged in halting, half-imagined, recitative-like, phrases as if dreaming a potentially much larger canvas.
Wednesday 30 March 2011
The port of Kesennuma is destroyed by water after being struck by the tsunami of March 11th.
Monday 28 March 2011
Japan woke up to panic this morning after a 6.5 magnitude earthquake on the country's eastern coast triggered a tsunami alert across the country.
Saturday 26 March 2011
Katsumi Suzuki was halfway through a shift at Fukushima's reactor No. 4 on 11 March when the power plant began to shake violently. People had to hang on for what seemed like minutes as the walls and walkways vibrated. Then it went dark. When the seismic shocks stopped, the engineer whose job was to monitor radiation levels at the plant led his colleagues out of the reactor building to the office block on higher ground.
Thursday 24 March 2011
The footage shows the damage to the Fukushima nuclear plant in Japan.
Monday 21 March 2011
An 80-year-old woman and her teenage grandson have been found alive in Ishinomaki, nine days after the tsunami.
Monday 21 March 2011
Friday 18 March 2011
Thursday 17 March 2011
Dramatic pictures as a father and two children are saved from the Japanese floodwaters with a fire hose.
Wednesday 16 March 2011
The earthquake hits this department store in Japan spreading terror among shoppers and staff.
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- 4 Russell Brand calls Nigel Farage 'poundshop Enoch Powell' in BBC Question Time debate
- 5 Orange Wednesdays are no more