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Fulham 0-1 Chelsea: Mason Mount goal settles London derby

Fulham 0-1 Chelsea: Mason Mount goal settles London derby

Sports
Last updated on 33 minutes ago33 minutes ago.From the section Premier LeagueChelsea manager Frank Lampard says his side "can't think everything is solved" after labouring their way to a second Premier League win in seven games against 10-man Fulham.Antonee Robinson was sent off late in the first half for Fulham for a dangerous tackle on Cesar Azpilicueta.Mason Mount - who earlier hit the bar - proved the match-winner with a half-volley after Alphonse Areola flapped at Ben Chilwell's cross.Ten different players had shots for Chelsea, but they were wasteful in front of goal.The win takes Chelsea up to seventh, while Fulham - who had drawn their previous five league games - are four points from safety."A month ago we were flying high, but since then we've struggled," Lampard told BBC Sport. "...
UK borrowing soars in August as Covid costs mount

UK borrowing soars in August as Covid costs mount

Business
The UK government borrowed £35.9bn in August as tackling the economic fallout of pandemic took its toll on the public finances, official figures show.The figure - the difference between spending and tax income - was £30.5bn more than it borrowed in August last year.The increase meant that the borrowing figure hit its highest amount for August since records began in 1993.Borrowing between April and August totalled £173.7bn - also a record. August's monthly borrowing figure was, however, less than economists had predicted at £38bn, according to Pantheon Macroeconomics.The Office for National Statistics (ONS) also revised down its estimate for UK borrowing in July, by more than £11bn, to £15.4bn, de...
Japan’s Mount Sakurajima volcano makes largest eruption in 3 years

Japan’s Mount Sakurajima volcano makes largest eruption in 3 years

World
Nov. 8 (UPI) -- Japan's Mount Sakurajima volcano erupted again Friday -- only this time sending out its largest plume in three years, officials said. The eruption ejected smoke and debris more than 3 miles into the air, the Japan Meteorological Agency said. The explosions in the mountain's Minamidake crater, at 3,412 feet in elevation, darkened skies over Kyushu island in southwest Japan and formed the largest ash cloud since 2016. Kagoshima Prefecture officials said there were no immediate reports of damage or injuries. "Explosive activity continues," the weather agency's Volcanic Ash Advisory Center warned on Thursday. It referred to an ash plume that rose to 7,000 feet, threatening planes flying nearby. Pulverized rock in volcanic ash can get stuck inside jet engines and stall airline...
Mount Everest: Melting glaciers expose dead bodies

Mount Everest: Melting glaciers expose dead bodies

Science
Expedition operators are concerned at the number of climbers' bodies that are becoming exposed on Mount Everest as its glaciers melt.Nearly 300 mountaineers have died on the peak since the first ascent attempt and two-thirds of bodies are thought still to be buried in the snow and ice.Bodies are being removed on the Chinese side of the mountain, to the north, as the spring climbing season starts.More than 4,800 climbers have scaled the highest peak on Earth. "Because of global warming, the ice sheet and glaciers are fast melting and the dead bodies that remained buried all these years are now becoming exposed," said Ang Tshering Sherpa, former president of Nepal Mountaineering Association."We have brought down dead bodies of som...
Mount Kilauea: Hawaii emergency declared over volcano eruption

Mount Kilauea: Hawaii emergency declared over volcano eruption

World
Media playback is unsupported on your deviceMount Kilauea volcano has erupted near a residential area on Hawaii's largest island, prompting a local state of emergency and the mandatory evacuation of 1,700 residents. Extremely high levels of dangerous sulphur dioxide gas have been detected in the evacuation area, the Civil Defense Agency tweeted.Community centres have been opened to provide shelter.The eruption follows a series of strong earthquakes over recent days. A volcanic crater vent - known as Puu Oo - collapsed earlier this week, sending lava down the mountain's slopes towards populated areas.Officials had been warning residents all week they should be prepared to evacuate as an eruption would give little warning. Eyewitness Maija Stenback: 'You could feel the eruption' We live in ...