Ash falls like snow after St Vincent volcano eruption

Ash and smoke billow above Kingstown

A series of volcanic eruptions has blanketed parts of the Caribbean island of St Vincent in ash and smoke. Locals reported “extremely heavy ash fall and sulphur smells” and thousands of people were forced from their homes. La Soufrière, which had been dormant for decades, first started showing volcanic activity …

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World leaders pay tribute to Prince Philip

Joe Biden and Jacinda Ardern

World leaders including US President Joe Biden and New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern have paid tribute to the Duke of Edinburgh. Mr Biden called the duke “a heck of a guy”, while Ms Ardern highlighted his awards scheme. Prince Philip, Queen Elizabeth II’s husband of 73 years, died on Friday. …

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