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An islet near the coast of Japan that was created by a volcanic eruption is here to stay, at least for now, scientists said on Tuesday. The land mass near Nishinoshima island, part of the Ogasawara chain, 1,000 km south of Tokyo, could withstand erosion for several years.
Heavy seas and waves crash over the seafront promenade at Seaburn on Thursday. The UK Environment Agency has issued flood warnings for low lying roads and coastal land along the northeast coastline.
Painters living and working on Beachy Head Lighthouse near Eastbourne, Sussex, send a message to the outside world as they repaint the structure following a successful fundraising campaign to save the stripes.
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Members of the Albert Battery shoot a volley of fire during the Anzac dawn service at Currumbin Surf Life Saving Club on Thursday in Gold Coast, Australia. Veterans, dignitaries and members of the public today marked the 98th anniversary of Anzac (Australia New Zealand Army Corps) Day, when allied Australian and New Zealand first world war forces landed on the Gallipoli Peninsula. Commemoration events are held across both countries in remembrance of those who fought and died in all wars. Read more