PICTURED: Terrifying moment rock and ice swept down Everest towards British climbers stranded at obliterated basecamp where 18 people were buried alive in avalanche sparked by Nepal quake

Terrifying moment rock and ice swept down Everest towards British climbers stranded at

UPDATED At least 10 people have died and 30 injured in the avalanche, caused by a powerful 7.8 magnitude earthquake which struck Nepal and has claimed the lives of more than 700 people. Daniel Mazur from Bristol tweeted: 'A Massive earthquake just hit Everest. Basecamp has been severely damaged. Our team is caught in camp 1. Please pray for everyone.'

More than 1,100 are killed in monster Nepal quake: Homes, offices and historic buildings flattened as 7.8 earthquake rocks capital

Nepal declares state of emergency after massive earthquake leaves more than 1,100 dead

The country's home ministry confirmed that 758 people have been killed as rescue teams continue to search for survivors after the 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck Nepal's capital Kathmandu. It destroyed homes, offices and a historic tower. Panicked residents rushed into the streets as the tremor erupted around midday, with the impact felt hundreds of miles away in big swathes of northern India and even in Bangladesh. The United States Geological Survey said the quake struck 81 kilometres (50 miles) northwest of Kathmandu at 06.11 GMT, with walls crumbling and families racing outside of their homes.

Argentinian judge BACKS mob who attacked Top Gear stars over their Falklands number plate stunt, saying they had been 'provoked' 

While the BBC claimed the plate - H982 FKL - was an 'unhappy coincidence', Maria Cristina Barrionuevo said they were deliberately 'provoking people' when they drove it through the country last year.

The world's most haunted pieces of FURNITURE: 'Chair of death', 'conjure chest' and a 'cursed portrait' feature among eerie items linked to unexplained phenomena

World's most haunted furniture include 'death chair' and conjure chest

A 'cursed' portrait of a weeping child (second bottom right) was spotted at the scene of numerous house fires in Yorkshire and four people reportedly died shortly after sitting in a 'chair of death' (left) now in Philadelphia. An infamous mirror (bottom right) is said to contain the trapped souls of the wife and children of a Louisiana slave master, while a 'conjure chest' (top right) is said to have caused the death of 17 people close to another slave master, this time in South Carolina, who murdered a slave, causing her fellow slaves to have a conjurer curse it.

First image of woman whose dismembered body was found in flat is revealed as man is arrested over her murder

A dismembered body discovered at a flat in Wales has been identified as Tracey Woodford (above) who has been missing since Tuesday, police revealed

A dismembered body discovered at a flat in Pontypridd, Wales yesterday has been identified as Tracey Woodford, police revealed. A 50-year-old man has been arrested.

Ronnie Barker's paedophile son has made more than £500,000 this year in royalties from his late father's work 

Adam Barker, who was jailed after admitting to making indecent images of children in 2012, is an equal shareholder in Handles for Forks Ltd. The company made £501,319 in the year to last June.

Schoolboy, 12, trapped down eight-foot drain after falling down because it was left uncovered

Firefighters worked with police and ambulance staff to free the boy, who was trapped for just over half an hour in Peterborough, Cambridgeshire.

Voyeur who used hidden camera to film up women's skirts as they bent over freezers in Lidl is spared jail 

James Webster, 35, has been ordered to complete a sexual offenders treatment programme after admitting targeting women as they bent over the freezer counters at Lidl in Maidenhead, Berkshire.

'I'm a woman': Tearful Bruce Jenner reveals he considered suicide while transitioning to his 'true self' in his final interview as a man

Bruce Jenner reveals he is transitioning to a woman in Diane Sawyer interview

The 65-year-old Olympic gold medalist and reality TV star (pictured left during the interview) confirmed to Diane Sawyer he is reinventing himself physically in a bid to transform from male to female. The program, simply titled 'Bruce Jenner: The Interview', was watched by millions of viewers, including ex-wife Kris (pictured with Bruce right), Kim Kardashian and her supportive family. Many hope it will prove to be a giant leap for the transgender community, while others have expressed concern that it may make transgenderism a spectacle.

British paedophile author, 70, goes on the run in France to avoid being jailed for sex attack on six-year-old girl

Colin Shearing, 70, who is published under the name Colin King, failed to turn up for sentencing at Swansea Crown Court yesterday after being convicted of indecent assault on the child in the 1980s.

The summer glow diet: Pioneering book by nutritionist the stars swear by reveals the simple steps to looking and feeling fab

Amelia Freer has been credited with the dramatic weight loss of a string of stars, and is the nutritional therapist A-list celebrities have on speed dial thanks to her revolutionary approach to eating.

The £70 million pop star most people have never heard of: The breathtaking earning power of former supermarket shelf-stacker Calvin Harris 

Calvin Harris: The £70 million pop star most people have never heard of

Former shelf-stacker Calvin Harris (pictured above right, and above left with rumoured girlfriend Taylor Swift) has risen to be one of the biggest stars in pop music in eight short years. He has worked with everyone from popstars Rihanna (pictured above, bottom right inset) and Ellie Goulding (pictured top right inset) Now the Dumfries lad has amassed a fortune of £70 million and owns a Beverly Hills mansion. His £70 million nest egg eclipses the fortunes of household names such as Kylie Minogue and Sir Cliff Richard. Yet walk into your local pub and it's a fair bet many people, unless they follow the charts, will never have heard of him. So how has a pasty-faced, gangly geek (he's 6ft 5in), who decided early in his career to eschew personal publicity altogether, turned into the biggest pop star in Britain?

Single father of four is MasterChef champion after serving up octopus, pigeon and 'lime air' to take TV crown

Simon Wood, 38, battled it out against Emma Spitzer and Tony Rodd as they were challenged to cook judges John Torode and Gregg Wallace a three-course meal in three hours.

Decent lives destroyed by the Post Office: The monstrous injustice of scores of sub-postmasters driven to ruin or suicide when computers were really to blame

Buying into a sub-post office is often seen as an attractive option, but for some the dream has turned into a nightmare after they were branded thieves - despite having done nothing wrong.

Migrant baby boom that's cost 80,000 children the school places they wanted and led to pupils being sent miles away from their homes 

It is estimated that the parents of some 80,000 children learned last week that they had not got their first choice of school, while the parents of around 20,000 pupils had all their preferences totally ignored.

Parents anger after children as young as THREE told to sign contract promising not to use 'transphobic language' at nursery 

Parents have labelled the document sent out by Turnham Primary School, in London, as 'bonkers' - questioning how they explain transphobic to children 'barely able to hold a crayon'.

'The shark had his leg and was swimming around with it': Witnesses describe the horrible moment a 'monster' Great White mauled a surfer as he is pictured being taken to hospital

Australian surfer fights for life after being attacked by Great White shark 

Onlookers have described the horrifying moment they saw a surfer being mauled by a 'monster' Great White shark on South Australia's west coast. The man, who is now fighting for his life in hospital, was surfing about 350 metres offshore near Right Point at Fishery Bay (inset) in Port Lincoln National Park, when he was attacked at 9.50am on Saturday. Shocked witnesses recall seeing what they believed was a six-metre great white shark swimming away with the surfer's leg and a surfboard in its jaw. He was initially taken to Port Lincoln Hospital with life-threatening injuries but been been airlifted to Adelaide for further treatment.

Katie Hopkins is criticised by the UNITED NATIONS for 'reflecting a nasty underbelly of racism' after calling migrants 'cockroaches' 

The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights said Hopkins used language similar to that employed by Rwandan media outlets in the run-up to the 1994 genocide, and by Nazis in the 1930s.

'Sorry to hear you've DIED': Horrified father of two gets letter from the tax man telling him he's dead 

Peter Moore, from Stoke-on-Trent, was shocked after receiving the document, which apologised for the family's 'recent bereavement', from HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC).

I'll BEE back: Fleets of Terminator-style drones could have artificial brains based on honeybees

The Green Brain Project, which is a collaboration between the Universities of Sheffield and Sussex, aims to create a robot that thinks, senses and acts just like the humble honeybee.

Rise of the gecko-bots: Tiny robots can climb walls carrying over 100 times their own weight thanks to adhesive pads based on reptiles' feet 

The nine-gram robots - built by mechanical engineers at Stanford University in California - can haul more than a kilogram up a vertical wall. They have tiny 'spikes' on their feet, like a gecko.

Hilarious moment monkey gets its revenge when teenager shows him his middle finger (but who taught it to understand the gesture was an insult?)

Flipping the monkey: Cheeky primate takes offence to teenager pulling the middle finger

The monkeys of northern India's Shimla region have a fearsome reputation - and as this video shows, for a very good reason. A teenager in the area discovered the hard way that the locals should not be toyed with after he pulled the middle finger at a monkey, which responded by jumping on his face and leaving him sprawled on his back (pictured clockwise from top left).

William and Kate's pre-baby shopping spree: Duke and Duchess of Cambridge spotted relaxing with some retail therapy in Kensington before arrival of child number two

The nation may be waiting on tenterhooks for the new royal baby, but the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have apparently been taking parenthood second time round in their stride.

Vote rigging party is STILL playing the racism card: Say after mayor is forced out, deputy blames 'Islamophobia' 

Oliur Rahman - deputy to disgraced Lutfur Rahman, pictured - said there is deep seated racism in Tower Hamlets, less than a day after his party was accused of 'playing the race card' to silence critics.

SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon says she plans to wield influence over Labour and admits: 'I know why the English are worried' 

SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon, pictured, last night admitted she understands concerns of English voters about her party being involved in a coalition government.

Farage reveals he is suffering chronic back pain... and it's so bad he even thought about quitting smoking to see if it would help

Nigel Farage reveals suffering chronic back pain and considers quitting smoking

Nigel Farage (pictured) said the pain meant he was not 'firing on all cylinders' during the early weeks of the election campaign, but insists he is now 'back on form'. He revealed he was suffering after a flare-up of an old spinal injury and had been prescribed Temazepam, a strong sleeping pill and muscle relaxant. Mr Farage said he has cut his working day to 14 hours and may give up smoking. He was pictured smoking an e-cigarette yesterday (right).

Forgotten who you support, Prime Minister? 'Villa fan' Cameron urges support of West Ham - before admitting he had a 'brain fade' 

The Conservative leader was speaking from an autocue at the Croydon election event (pictured) when he got the wrong claret and blue side despite being a Villa fan since he was in his teens.

Brown warns SNP want to use 'chaos' after election to force second referendum on Scottish independence

NEW The former prime minister said that SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon's answers on the issue are 'all evasion' but that her party want a 'constitutional crisis' at Westminster to force another referendum.

Furious row erupts over 'shameful' Miliband claim that Mediterranean refugee deaths are a 'direct result' of Cameron's Libya intervention

The Labour leader used a keynote speech today to suggest the deaths of hundreds of refugees could have been avoided if the Prime Minister had done more following his intervention in Libya.

'We're going to be the party of the first black Prime Minister' says David Cameron as he bids to woo ethnic minority voters 

To woo ethnic minority voters, Mr Cameron will say the Tories are the party for people from all backgrounds who want to get on and that the first black MP will be Conservative.

'I find it physically repulsive when you claim to be the party of the NHS': The moment Miliband met his match in an ordinary member of the public whose mother suffered agonising hospital death under LABOUR

Ed Miliband attacked by woman whose mother died under Labour's NHS

During a live radio phone-in, a woman called Claire from Manchester challenged Mr Miliband over the 'totally avoidable' and 'horrific' death of her mother under the Labour-run NHS. She said that there was a 'total denial' from the party about what went wrong in her mother's case. The exchange is one of the first unscripted moments of the election campaign, which has been tightly-controlled and stage-managed with the party leaders meeting very few regular voters.

Will secret tunnel inside the bowels of Aztec pyramid reveal long-lost tomb of Teotihuacan's first king? Archaeologists find 'large quantities' of liquid mercury used in primitive burial

NEW Archaeologist Sergio Gomez found the liquid mercury in a deep tunnel of Teotihuacan, an ancient city that was once the largest in the Americas. He thinks it will lead him to the king's tomb.

Murderer who sparked nationwide hunt after absconding from bail hostel is rearrested after three weeks on the run 

NEW William Kerr absconded from a bail hostel in Hull after he was released from HMP Stocken in Rutland on licence in January. He was jailed in 1998 for the murder of Maureen Comfort.

Father severed his hand with electric angle cutter... then picked it up and took it to hospital for surgeons to reattach 

Gary Lincoln (pictured), 48, from Port Talbot in Wales, was working in a house in Cardiff when his jacket sleeve got caught in the blade and his hand was severed at the wrist.

Patient being treated for RABIES in Belfast hospital 

A patient at the Royal Victoria Hospital in Belfast is being tested for suspected rabies

The patient had recently travelled to an area affected by the infection and is now being tested for rabies and a number of other diseases at the Royal Victoria Hospital, Belfast.

Heart-warming images of the high school student who has carried his disabled best friend to every class for THREE years...and they're the top students of the year

Chinese student has carried disabled friend to class every day for three years

18-year-old Xie Xu (in black jacket) has been carrying his 19-year-old classmate and friend Zhang Chi (in blue jacket) to and from the school they attend together at Daxu High School in Xuzhou, a large city in the northern province of Jiangsu, in China, for three years (right). Zhang suffers from muscular dystrophy, a condition that weakens skeletal muscle which often makes it very difficult for those with the disease to walk or carry their own weight. The teenagers live in dorms close by to the school, and each day Xie carries Zhang from their rooms to the school, and back again, and helps him with daily tasks such as getting meals and washing clothes (left and centre).

Duchess of Cambridge's uncle Gary and a bust-up with a headphone wearing cyclist who ran over his pet chihuahua

Gary Goldsmith, the controversial brother of Kate's mother, Carole Middleton, posted a picture of the alleged culprit who hit his chihuahua, Cheech, on social media.

Murdered student Karen Buckley died from head and neck injuries after going missing on night out in Glasgow, death certificate reveals

Murdered nursing student Karen Buckley, 24, (pictured) disappeared after a night out in Glasgow. She died of head and neck injuries, according to her death certificate.

Mother's final wish for her five-year-old daughter to be brought up by friends NOT the girl's father is granted by judges - after she died of breast cancer

The 48-year-old mother from Cornwall lost her battle with breast cancer earlier this month. Lady Justice King (pictured) ruled the five-year-old girl should live with close family friends.

Daughter of Hitler's henchman Hermann Goering loses her bid to win back family money confiscated from father's estate after defeat of the Nazis

Edda Goering, 76, (pictured with Hermann Goering in 1940) wanted compensation for her father's legacy which was confiscated in 1948. The appeal was rejected by Bavarian lawmakers.

Prince William joins the Queen and political leaders at Cenotaph to mark 100th anniversary of Gallipoli landings - but leaves Kate Middleton at home waiting for the Royal baby to arrive 

Prince William joins The Queen and party leaders at 100th anniversary of Gallipoli

The Prince, who looked calm during the ceremony in London, had been desperate to make the engagement but his appearance had hung in the balance due to Kate's due date arriving. Thousands flocked to the emotional service this morning, which was also attended by the Duke of Edinburgh, the three major party leaders, as well as Welsh First Minister Carwyn Jones and Ukip leader Nigel Farage, who was not called upon for official duties. Nicola Sturgeon was notably absent from the event, sending her Infrastructure Minister Keith Brown in her place. The SNP leader, who snubbed a service last month to honour soldiers who gave their lives in Afghanistan, instead attended a memorial event in Scotland before heading to a party women's pledge in Glasgow.

Former soldier, 73, appears in court charged with attempted murder of man with learning difficulties who was shot dead in Northern Ireland more than 40 years ago

John Cunningham, 27, was shot by the Army in a field in Benburb, Co Armagh, in 1974. Dennis Hutchings appeared at Omagh Magistrates Court in Co Tyrone today charged with attempted murder.

Cocaine smuggler got high on his own supply to stave off hunger as yacht carrying a tonne of drugs ran out of food in the Atlantic 

The gang were caught after their yacht, named the Makayabella, was stormed by the Irish Navy (pictured guarding the cocaine) 200 miles off the south-west coast of Ireland in September.

Red top fury: Confused Coca-Cola fans 'not impressed' as Diet Coke bottles start appearing with regular 'full fat' red lids

Customers are used to white lids on 500ml bottles of the famous zero calorie, zero sugar type, but the company has now put scarlet tops on all four of its variants to 'bring them together under one brand'.

Robert Downey Jr sparks controversy again as he is accused of making a racist remark about Oscar-winning Mexican director

Robert Downey Jr sparks controversy again as he is accused of making a racist remark about

The actor, who is promoting his new film Avengers: Age of Ultron, was asked what he thought of Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu's claim that superhero movies were 'cultural genocide'. The Hollywood star told said : 'Look I respect the heck out of him. I think for a man whose native tongue is Spanish to be able to put together a phrase like 'cultural genocide' just speaks to how bright he is.' It comes just three days after the 50-year-old, who plays Iron Man in the film, walked out of an interview with Britain's Channel 4 after interviewer Krishnan Guru-Murthy talked about his history of drug abuse and his time in prison.

Father tells of his terror as he fought off masked knife-wielding raider who was trying to rob his shop 

This is the moment that a lone shopkeeper was stabbed as he bravely grappled with an armed raider who had jumped over the counter of the convenience store in Flixton, Manchester.

Cheating student who hacked into university computer system to give himself a better degree is jailed 

University of Birmingham student Imran Uddin, 25, used a keyboard spying device to steal staff passwords and then upped five of his exam marks.

The unexpected side of Istanbul: Photographer captures quirky and colourful modern architecture beyond the traditional sights

Architect and photographer Yener Torun sought to challenge the one dimensional view of Istanbul and captures the new, minimalistic buildings that add a splash of colour to the city.

Did Charles and Di have a secret daughter? That's the outlandish story that's gripped America - claiming Wills and Harry have an IVF sister living in hiding. So is there a single scrap of evidence?  

Diana and Prince Charles had a 'secret daughter' living in hiding

In what must be one of the most far-fetched stories of recent times, an American tabloid is claiming Charles and Diana have a secret daughter called Sarah who was brought up in the States, the result of a doctor going rogue with a fertilised embryo. The Globe claims Kate - who is due to give birth to her second child in the coming days - even met the so-called 'sister' during her visit to New York last year (inset).

Angelina Jolie's film exploited my rape agony, says Ethiopian girl who 'wasn't told' Hollywood star was using her story

Aberash Bekele, 32, is angry at the filmmakers for using her story without her knowledge or consent, and failing, initially, to pay her compensation.

Special Envoy Angelina rips UN's 'paralysis' over Syria's four million refugees and blasts their treatment as the 'world's lowest point'. And the Syrian ambassador's response? 'She's beautiful'

Angelina Jolie briefed the council as special envoy for the U.N. on refugee issues on Friday morning at UN headquarters in New York. Syria's ambassador said simply of her presence: 'She's beautiful.'

How London is being sold off to Qatar: Gulf state's investment arm adds latest acquisition of Claridge's to portfolio already boasting landmarks from The Shard to Canary Wharf

Qatar's Constellation Hotels bought the majority stake in hotel company Coroin - which owns Claridge's, The Berkeley and The Connaught - from billionaires Sir David and Sir Frederick Barclay.

We're so proud of Teddy: An impossibly moving interview with the parents of Britain's youngest ever organ donor - who lived just 100 minutes 

Even as Teddy was being born, a transplant team was standing by - on the instruction of his parents. The chances of the procedure working were remote - but in the end it did.

Laughing at court: Asian man who played race card in row with his neighbour smirks and punches air after avoiding prison term

Sanjay Chaddah who played race card in row smirks after avoiding prison

A property developer who falsely accused his neighbour's son-in-law of a racist assault in a row over a new driveway (pictured inset) smirked yesterday as he walked free from court (right). Sanjay Chaddah concocted a 'tissue of lies', claiming Dean Paton had kicked him and called him a 'P**i' following the 18-month boundary dispute in a genteel village in the Wirral - but it backfired when police discovered that the altercation had been caught on CCTV (left).



Is this the new fourth in line to the throne? As the world waits for Kate Middleton's baby, software developer uses app to predict what it'll look like 

Software developer uses app to predict what Kate Middleton's royal baby will look like 

Programmer Charanjeet Kondal has used an application to create images of the new prince or princess. If he is right, the heir will have wispy blonde hair, dark brown eyes and a small nose when aged between two and four years old. The pictures of the new prince or princess were created using Mr Kondal's Morph Thing application.

Parents sidetracked by phones: Modern devices are dangerous distractions when used while supervising children, researchers claim

Mobile phones and tablet computers are becoming dangerous distractions for parents who are supposed to be supervising their children, New York researchers claim.

Heartbroken mother releases pictures of her teenage son left in a coma by suicide attempt after months of bullying

Bradley Parkes, 16, is fighting for his life in a coma after being driven to attempt suicide following months of bullying by a gang in Coventry who slashed him in the face.

Second man charged over London street murder of Syrian-born preacher: Suspect, 61, accused of possession of an explosive substance 

Khalid Rashad, 61, was charged earlier today following an investigation into the death of Abdul Hadi Arwani - an outspoken critic of the Assad regime who was shot dead this month.

My daughter was a beautiful size 10, so why did she buy killer diet pills online? Mother of girl who died after taking internet drugs gives stark warning to other parents 

Fiona Parry, mother of Eloise, who was tragically killed at the age of 21 after taking diet pills she bought online warns other parents of the danger posed by dieting with unknown drugs bought on the internet.

Coroner blasts 'confusing' advice given to parents on taking babies to bed with them after seven-week old boy dies while sleeping alongside his mother 

Efan James, who was described as 'well cared-for and loved', was sharing his mother Hannah James' bed when he died in his sleep last October in Milford Haven, West Wales.

Letting your baby nap in a car seat, swing or bouncer could be deadly, experts warn 

Researchers at Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center warned babies put to sleep in car seats, slings, swings and bouncers were at risk of death via strangulation from straps or suffocation.

Go dodgem racing and skydiving...on the high seas! With robot bartenders and wave machines, the Anthem of the Seas is a liner full of hi-tech gimmicks

Anthem of the Seas: Go dodgem driving and skydiving...on the high seas!

Cruise ship The Anthem of the Seas (pictured centre) is sailing out of Southampton this summer and is full of entertainment features. Try your hand at skydiving, or eat one of the 18 restaurants onboard. Other entertainment highlights on board include dodgems (top left), a wave machine (top right), a luxury music hall (bottom left) and robotic bartenders (bottom right).

Second man charged over London street murder of Syrian-born preacher: Suspect, 61, accused of possession of an explosive substance 

Khalid Rashad, 61, was charged earlier today following an investigation into the death of Abdul Hadi Arwani - an outspoken critic of the Assad regime who was shot dead this month.

Charity charges £1,500 to set up food banks telling them the money is needed for 'branding and PR' 

The Trussell Trust asks for a 'donation' from churches and community groups which want to open a food bank which will be spent on staff, branding, PR advice and relationships with supermarkets.

Couple's anger after lifetime of paying off their mortgage is wasted when house value collapsed because council scheme to sell neighbouring homes for £1 turned their street into a 'ghetto'

Liverpool couple's paid off their mortgage to find it's now worth £1

A couple who spent a lifetime paying off their mortgage have said it was a waste of time after a council scheme to sell neighbouring homes for just £1 has turned the street into a 'ghetto'. Linda and George Hunter, who raised their four children in their home in Garrick Street, Wavertree, Liverpool, became mortgage free around 15 years ago. But eight years ago, the street became part of a regeneration scheme and the council bought properties and boarded them up ready for demolition. Estate agents say the couple would now struggle to sell their home for much more than £1 as other houses in the street are being sold off at that price by the council.

Three police officers accused of stealing bundles of notes worth £30,000 during raid on suspected criminal 

Sergeant Stephen Phillips, left, and police constables Christopher Evans, centre, and Michael Stokes were arrested after an investigation South Wales police professional standards department.

Would-be cage fighter who beheaded great-grandmother in her garden denies murder by reason of insanity

Nicholas Salvador, nicknamed 'Fat Nick', accused of beheading his great-grandmother in her north London garden has pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity.

Married maths teacher at Max Clifford's old school faces jail for groping 15-year-old pupil in his car

Paul Shorter had a series of liaisons with the schoolgirl, who he was giving one-to-one tuition in a 'serious' breach of his position of trust at Rydens School in Hersham, Surrey.

One-eyed police killer Dale Cregan sent to same psychiatric hospital as moors murderer Ian Brady after second hunger strike in Strangeways 

Dale Cregan, 31, was reportedly moved to Ashworth Hospital in Merseyside, where patients can enjoy art and music workshops, after going on hunger strike at his Category A jail.

The moment a hiker gets the shock of his life when the volcano he is filming erupts before his eyes

The moment a hiker gets the shock of his life when the volcano he was filming erupts

A hiker exploring Chile's natural wonders got the shock of his life on Wednesday afternoon when the Calbuco volcano erupted (pictured) before his eyes. 'There aren't many people here,' the hiker says in Spanish in the video. 'Beautiful, the volcano there...'he says just before the volcano begins to blow.

Daughter of £1.2million lottery jackpot winners who stole £22,000 from nursery walks free from court after she paid it back 

Samantha Crossland, pictured, received a 12-month community order and ordered to to 180 hours' unpaid work after she admitted stealing £22,000 from the Child's Play nursery in Dewsbury.

Shocking moment drunken soldiers including Buckingham Palace guardsman carried out horrifying assault where victim's head was stamped on 18 TIMES - and they avoided jail 

WARNING GRAPHIC CONTENT: Shaun Smith, and Jason Collins had been drinking when they were filmed attacking two men near their barracks at Catterick Garrison in North Yorkshire last April.

British Guantanamo detainee Shaker Aamer to be freed in June, US government source claims 

Shaker Aamer, ho has a British wife and four children in London, is likely to be transferred to an undisclosed country over the summer, probably in June, it has been revealed.

Simple blood test that can detect ovarian cancer in 80 per cent of patients could be available by next year 

In a new pilot study, the test picked up cancer cells in 80 per cent of 42 patients with ovarian cancer - an 'encouraging' breakthrough as the disease is often diagnosed too late for a cure.

The end of an era: Abercrombie and Fitch vows to stop using shirtless models in its stores while promising it will 'diversify' its overtly-sexy image

Abercrombie and Fitch vows to stop using shirtless models in its stores

According to new plans unveiled by Abercrombie and Fitch Co on Friday, the retailer will abandon many of the sexualized marketing ploys for which it is known in an attempt to lure back customers. In addition to losing the shirtless male models, the company has also promised to tone down its sexier campaign images, including those used on its shopping bags.

Daughter of £1.2million lottery jackpot winners who stole £22,000 from nursery walks free from court after it was repaid

Samantha Crossland, pictured, received a 12-month community order and ordered to to 180 hours' unpaid work after she admitted stealing £22,000 from the Child's Play nursery in Dewsbury.

Dolphins may be putting their health at risk as they shout to overcome the background noise of passing ships, a study reveals 

Researchers believe the mammals could be putting their health at risk, because having to communicate loudly with each other to overcome background noise uses up far more oxygen.

It's a TOWIE goldrush... but not in Essex! Scientists uncover 'major deposit' of precious metal under tiny Scottish village

An investigation may have revealed existence of gold deposits in the town of Towie worth millions. Mining giants Koza Altin Isletmeleri GreenOre are now seeking permission for further inspection.

Blow for the City as HSBC looks at leaving the UK - but could bring back famous British banking brand Midland


Global banking giant HSBC will consider moving its headquarters out of the UK, chairman Douglas Flint will reveal today, with rumours that it could also relaunch the Midland banking brand.

Plane on fire makes emergency landing and skids off runway in Turkey as video shows it blazing in the sky on descent

Turkish Airlines plane on fire makes emergency landing and skids off runway in Turkey

A Turkish Airlines flight from Milan to Istanbul made an emergency landing at Ataturk Airport today after its engine caught fire. It is the latest in a series of such incidents that have forced the carrier to divert or recall flights. Television images showed firefighters approaching the plane at the airport and putting out the fire, and the Airbus A320 aircraft's passengers were evacuated safely.

Obsession with Poldark's chest is 'sexist and undermines the whole show', female co-star claims

Aidan Turner's Poldark co-star Heida Reed has claimed the obsession with his body is sexist, and is unintentionally undermining the BBC1 series.

Detectives investigating murders of Playboy bunny girl and a teenager 40 years ago offer £40,000 reward after DNA evidence linked killings

Glamour model Eve Stratford, 22, (pictured) was found with her throat slashed at her east London home in 1975. Six months later, Lynne Weedon, 16, was attacked and raped in an alleyway.

Islamic State unveils the ISHS - its own version of Britain's NHS: Islamists promote new health service with poster campaign nearly identical to the UK's

Islamic State have reportedly launched their own 'health service', bearing remarkable similarities to the publicly funded British health service, the National Health Service (NHS).

Italian police hunting Osama Bin Laden's former bodyguards and 16 other Pakistani extremists reveal Al Qaeda militants plotted terror attack on the Vatican

An ongoing series of raids largely focussing on the autonomous island of Sardinia is targeting 18 people, including two men thought to have worked for the late Al Qaeda leader, investigators said.

Could you survive as a Victorian pauper? Yes, that is Ann Widdecombe, in a new reality show that sends six celebrities back in time to endure the poverty of yesteryear

Could you survive as a Victorian pauper? Yes, that is Ann Widdecombe, in a new reality

Historian Ruth Goodman sent six celebrities back in time to the early Victorian era to live and work as the poorest people did in a new BBC1 series called 24 Hours In The Past. Ann Widdecombe tried her hand at a coaching inn (left) alongside Alistair McGowen (top right) and Tyger Drew-Honey (bottom right).

'I didn't get down on one knee because I wouldn't have been able to get back up': Couple aged 103 and 91 to become world's oldest newlyweds after 27 years together 

George Kirby and 91-year-old Doreen Luckie (pictured), from Eastbourne, East Sussex, will marry after meeting 27 years ago. They will become the oldest newlyweds in history.

Malaria vaccine that will prevent millions of young children catching disease could be available within months after trial results find it reduces number of cases by half

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The drug, known as RTS,S, has been developed by British firm GlaxoSmithKline over 30 years, and tests show that it could prevent millions of cases of the disease in very young children.

Back to school for you! BBC presenter spells 'education' wrong as he reports live from classroom 

Presenter Charlie Stayt's embarrassing spelling error was spotted by eagle-eyed BBC Breakfast viewers during a live report from a primary school in Southampton, Hampshire.

Bedtime stories DO aid reading, brain tests show: Study finds it provides a 'meaningful and measurable' boost to their development

Parents have long been urged to read stories to their little ones to help them grow into voracious readers. And now for the first time, scientists have found medical proof that the old advice does work.

The Indian Rapunzel! Woman with seven-foot-long hair dreams of one day becoming Guinness World Record holder

Indian woman with seven-foot-long hair hopes to becoming Guinness World Record holder

Indian Rapunzel Smita Srivastava is the current record holder for having the longest hair in India, which was measured at 6ft (1.8m) in the Limca Book of Records. The local celebrity's hair now measures 7ft, and she dreams of one day knocking current Guinness World Record holder Xie Qiuping, whose hair was measured at over 18ft in 2004, off her perch.

Too much time indoors damages children's eyes, study reveals

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In China, where four in five teens are shortsighted, some schools are using translucent classrooms to expose children to more sunlight, after research showed it helped combat the condition.

Teaching assistant suspended from primary school after she is found with amphetamine in her bag

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Lisa Heath, 45, an assistant at Willowtown Community Primary School in Gwent, was caught with Class B amphetamines after another member of staff found them in her handbag and called police.

Three British planespotters locked up in the UAE for two months for 'spying' are finally freed after case against them is dropped

Conrad Clitheroe, 54 and Gary Cooper, 45, from Stockport, along with their ex-pat friend Neil Munro were stopped by police for writing down aircraft registration numbers at Fujairah Airport.

Hundreds of officers line the roads in guard of honour for hero WPC who died saving her daughter's life by pushing out of bus's path

Sergeant Louise Lucas, 41, was off-duty and on a shopping trip with her eight-year-old daughter Olivia in Swansea, South Wales, when she was struck on a busy road as they tried to cross.

Morbidly obese man who used to feast on takeaways twice a day takes up cycling and sheds 19 STONE in just one year

David Rush, 33, from Lisburn, piled on the pounds in his twenties after leaving home. But after hitting 34st, he decided to make a change and took up cycling with the result he has shed 19st in a year.

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Outrage in Brazil as police 'pulverize' transgender prisoner before stripping her and shaving her head

Transgender woman stripped, shaved and 'pulverized' by police sparking outrage

WARNING GRAPHIC CONTENT: Pictures have emerged of Veronica Bolina (left, before incident) lying face down and partially naked on the ground in front of a group of policemen and other prisoners at a jail in Sao Paulo, Brazil. The 25-year-old had previously been arrested over an alleged attack on her 73-year-old neighbour. But an investigation is now underway amid reports she was set upon by officers on three different occasions after being taken into custody, leaving her face unrecognisable. Pictures appearing to show her ordeal were leaked online and have sparked outrage across Brazil.

Michael Schumacher's son Mick set for Formula 4 debut as 16-year-old protege follows in father's footsteps

The 16-year-son of Michael Schumacher, the seven-time Formula One champion, is set to make his debut in the same sport this weekend.

Would you shell out £50,000 for this rare egg? Collectors' item laid by largest bird that ever lived goes up for auction

Laid by the elephant bird, the rare egg could be 800 years old and is expected to fetch up to £50,000 at auction at Sotheby's in London on Thursday.

Mac on...the Hatton Garden heist 

Mac on...the Hatton Garden heist 

'You heard me, Colin. As well as my big drill I want our TV and my wife's jewellery back!'

'Don't try the Kylie Jenner challenge!' Schoolboy, 16, is left with a bruised face after sucking a glass to give him bee-stung pout like Kardashians star 

Schoolboy Kevin Coulton urges classmates not to attempt Kylie Jenner challenge

Kevin Coulton from Manchester decided to stick his mouth in the rim of a glass because 'everyone was doing it'. But the 16-year-old was left with dark bruising around his lips and chin which lasted more than three days. Now he is warning classmates not to take part in the craze sparked by beauty-conscious youths desperate similar to celebrity Kylie Jenner's (inset).



It came out of nowhere! Bus smashes into a passenger plane on runway in Uzbekistan

Photos show BUS smashed into a passenger plane on Tashkent Airport runway 

Shattering its windscreen, this is the incredible moment a bus ploughed into a passenger plane at Tashkent airport in Uzbekistan. The damage on the vehicle is clear, although it is unknown if the engine of the Boeing 777 jet was damaged or if anyone was injured.

Woman scarred for life after falling face-first when she was knocked over by a cyclist who was riding on the pavement 

The cyclist was being hunted by police after he allegedly ploughed into pedestrian Andrea McVeigh in Bemondsey, south London, sending her crashing face-first into the pavement.

Inside the spiritual home of rugby where sport was born when William Webb Ellis first decided to pick up a football and run 

Ronaldo gives his shirt to young fan hit by wayward freekick

Rugby School is known as the spiritual home of the game, with the World Cup trophy named the Webb Ellis Cup in honour of the schoolboy who made the daring decision to disregard the rules.

Artist jailed for dyeing Iceland's famous natural hot spring PINK with food colouring

Chilean artist Marco Evaristti jailed for dyeing Iceland's Strokkur Geysir PINK

Marco Evaristti (left), the South American artist who is based in Copenhagen, poured red fruit dye into the Strokkur Geysir, found around 70 miles to the north east of Reykjavik, at dawn. When they boiled, vibrant pink steam blew up from the ground as a result. Professing that 'nature belongs to no one', he did not seek permission from local authorities before the stunt.