Etna erupts with a fury ‘rarely seen for decades’: Volcano continues its recent spectacular displays

Mount Etna continued its spectacular eruptions on Monday into Tuesday with jets of lava reaching a thousand meters into the air. The eruptions have awed even seasoned volcanologists in recent days with spurts of lava lighting up the Sicilian sky each night. Some said Monday’s eruption – that continued into the early hours of Tuesday … Read more

We reveal four UK homes for sale with spectacular dressing rooms

A dressing room is a must-have feature for wealthy buyers willing to splash out on their next luxury home.  They can be fully customised and in some instances, may even cost more than an average kitchen. They may have central islands of their own, vaulted ceilings and walls of shelves and wardrobes. They tend to sit … Read more

Niagara Falls partially FREEZES creating spectacular displays of ice amid brutal winter storm

Niagara Falls has turned into a spectacular winter wonderland amid a brutal winter storm that has swept over a vast swath of the US.  Temperatures dropped to as low as -2F in Niagara, New York state, as tourists observed stunning displays of ice clinging on at the top of the waterfall. Large chunks of ice could … Read more

Paul Lewis and Steven Osborne album review: Their playing is spectacular

Paul Lewis and Steven Osborne’s playing is spectacular, and brilliantly caught by the engineers in a little-known venue with amazing acoustics By David Mellor for Event Published: 22:00 GMT, 20 February 2021 | Updated: 22:00 GMT, 20 February 2021 Paul Lewis and Steven Osborne  French Duets  Hyperion, out March 5 Rating: You may think an album of … Read more

Spectacular caves and thermal pool hidden away in New South Wales

Australian holidaymakers dreaming of a scenic getaway can find hidden treasures in their own backyard – if they know where to look. And with these spectacular caves and thermal pool tucked away in the heart of a eucalyptus forest, you could be forgiven for missing them at first glance.  In the Snowy Mountains, the south-western … Read more

Mount Etna streams red-hot lava and sends ash rising more than 3,000ft in spectacular eruption

Mount Etna streams red-hot lava and sends columns of ash rising more than 3,000ft in spectacular eruption Eruption began late on Tuesday afternoon and sent columns of ash rising more than 3,000ft into the air Small stones and dirt raining from the sky caused officials in Sicily to close Catania’s airport  Stunning images show smoke … Read more

Mount Etna streams red-hot lava and sends ash rising more than 3,000ft in spectacular eruption

Mount Etna streams red-hot lava and sends columns of ash rising more than 3,000ft in spectacular eruption Eruption started on Tuesday afternoon and sent ash billowing 3,000ft high  Catania’s airport was closed and emergency services in nearby villages on alert  Footage shows smoke glowing red and yellow as it stretches for miles in the sky  … Read more

Britain’s most spectacular wildlife experiences, from Norfolk to Northumberland

The popularity of incredible wildlife documentaries by world-famous conservationists such as Sir David Attenborough means many of us have become familiar with exotic creatures in their natural habitats, or even have been inspired to encounter them for real on far-flung holidays. But while we may be able to tell a leopard from a cheetah, we … Read more

MAIL ON SUNDAY COMMENT: A spectacular and public-spirited offer Boris Johnson should accept 

MAIL ON SUNDAY COMMENT: A spectacular and public-spirited offer Boris Johnson should accept By Mail On Sunday Comment For The Mail On Sunday Published: 00:31 GMT, 24 January 2021 | Updated: 00:32 GMT, 24 January 2021 To the dismay of those who will never forgive him for Brexit, Boris Johnson is again demonstrating his ability … Read more

Spectacular fossil of an eight-foot ancient shark unearthed in Germany 

Spectacular fossil of an eight-foot SHARK that roamed the seas 150 million years ago and was one of the largest of its time is unearthed in Germany The well-preserved skeleton of the  Asteracanthus shark were found in Bavaria The almost complete skeleton shows that Asteracanthus was up to 8ft long There were 150 teeth preserved within … Read more