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St. Vincent volcano erupts twice in Caribbean amid evacuation

St. Vincent volcano erupts twice in Caribbean amid evacuation

World
April 9 (UPI) -- A volcano on the southeastern Caribbean island of St. Vincent erupted twice Friday, hours after displaying increased seismic activity and prompting a mass evacuation of residents and visitors. St. Vincent is the largest of a chain of islands in the Lesser Antilles that make up the country St. Vincent and the Grenadines. The country's National Emergency Management Organization announced the eruption of La Soufriere volcano. Advertisement The agency tweeted that the volcano erupted four days shy of the 42nd anniversary of its 1979 explosion and that ash plumes Friday reached 20,000 feet and blew eastward. The second eruption was smaller than the first. St. Vincent and the Grenadines Prime Minister Ralph Gonsalves issued an evacuation order on Thursday for those in the "red ...
Nigeria’s star Burna Boy on Grammys and making Twice As Tall in lockdown

Nigeria’s star Burna Boy on Grammys and making Twice As Tall in lockdown

Entertainment
Nigerian artist Burna Boy has won the Best Global Music Album category at the 63rd Grammy Awards after being nominated for a second consecutive year.The singer is one of the most successful African artists in the world. He hit the music scene in 2012, after releasing the album ‘L.I.F.E’.The singer talks to BBC News Africa about winning, his album "Twice As Tall'' and the importance of Africans telling their own stories.Interview by Princess AbumereFilmed and edited by Joshua AkinyemiLet's block ads! (Why?) BBC News - Entertainment & Arts
Cruise deepfake creator warns people to ‘think twice’ over trick videos

Cruise deepfake creator warns people to ‘think twice’ over trick videos

Technology
The creator of a series of deepfake Tom Cruise videos says he wants to make people more aware of what they are watching - and that it might not be real.Viewed more than 11 million times, Chris Ume's videos appear to show Cruise playing golf, doing a magic trick, and falling over while telling a story about former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev. A deepfake usually involves an image or video in which a person or object is visually or audibly manipulated to say and do something that is fabricated.Most people realised Ume's videos were fake - but the 31-year-old says the speed the technology is advancing could pose problems in future. Image: The real Tom Cruise? "I always try to make funny content, but at the same time, when people see t...
Chelsea 3-0 Rennes: Timo Werner scores twice from the penalty spot

Chelsea 3-0 Rennes: Timo Werner scores twice from the penalty spot

Sports
Chelsea maintained their unbeaten Champions League start as they strolled to victory over Rennes at Stamford Bridge to continue their smooth progress towards the knockout stage. Frank Lampard's side, who had opened their campaign with a draw at home to Sevilla and a win away to Krasnodar, took full advantage of an injury-hit Rennes side who were then reduced to 10 men before half-time.Timo Werner gave Chelsea a comfortable interval advantage with two penalties, the first after he was fouled by Dalbert and the second when the same defender was penalised for handball - Rennes' sense of frustration exacerbated when the defender received a second yellow card for the offence.Chelsea, who were without Kai Havertz after he returned a positive test for Covid-19, were in total control and emphasise...