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Taal volcano in the Philippines could spew lava and ash for weeks, authorities warned. Photograph: Ted Aljibe/AFP/Getty Images

Red-hot lava, ash and steam has continued to flow from a volcano near the Philippine capital as fears of a dangerous eruption have seen thousands lea(...)

Ash and steam spews into the air, a day after the eruption of Taal Volcano, in Agoncillo town in Batangas province, Philippines. Photograph: Rolex Dela Pena/EPA

Red-hot lava has gushed out of a volcano near the Philippine capital as tens of thousands of people fled the area through heavy ash and frightening tr(...)

A lightning strike over Taal Volcano during an eruption, in Talisay, Batangas, Philippines. Photograph: Francis R Malasig/EPA

A small volcano near the Philippine capital has erupted with a massive plume of ash and steam, prompting the evacuation of tens of thousands of people(...)

The man had claimed that during the Somalian Civil War his family had been persecuted by another clan on grounds of race and ethnicity because of their membership of the Reer Xamar clan. File photograph: Collins Courts

A Somali, who claimed he was kidnapped, tortured and subjected to forced labour in his home country, has won a legal challenge in the High Court agai(...)