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Indonesia's Sinabung volcano unleashes towering ash column

Indonesia's Sinabung volcano unleashes towering ash column

Technology
Rumbling Mount Sinabung on the Indonesian island of Sumatra shot billowing columns of ash more than 5,000 meters (16,400 feet) into the atmosphere and hot clouds down its slopes on Monday. There were no fatalities or injuries from the morning eruption, the National Disaster Mitigation Agency said. The volcano, one of three currently erupting in Indonesia, was dormant for four centuries before exploding in 2010, killing two people. Another eruption in 2014 killed 16 people, while seven died in a 2016 eruption. Disaster agency spokesman Sutopo Purwo Nugroho said hot ash clouds traveled as far as 4,900 meters southward. The regional volcanic ash advisory center in Darwin, Australia, issued a "red notice" to airlines. Some 30,000 people have been forced to leave homes around the mountain in t...
Andy Murray column: My first Wimbledon, the Lions, and learning from boxing

Andy Murray column: My first Wimbledon, the Lions, and learning from boxing

Sports
Media playback is not supported on this device Wimbledon 2017 on the BBCVenue: All England Club Dates: 3-16 July Starts: 11:30 BSTLive: Coverage across BBC TV, BBC Radio and BBC Sport website with further coverage on Red Button, Connected TVs and app. Click for full times.When I first played at Wimbledon I ate pizza before my matches and was staying in someone's basement, so I've come a pretty long way.I didn't actually know that I was through to my 10th Wimbledon quarter-final until someone told me after Monday's match.This is the tournament, and Centre Court is the place, where I've played my best tennis, and I guess that consistency proves it.I lost that first quarter-final in 2008 in straight sets to Rafael Nadal, and I must admit I ...