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Operation to recover bodies from White Island after a volcanic eruption on Monday. Photograph: New Zealand Defence Force/PA Wire

A New Zealand military team in gas masks and hazmat suits recovered six bodies on Friday from the volcanic island that fatally erupted earlier this w(...)

An aerial view of White Island, where a military team hopes to recover the bodies of eight people believed to have been killed when the volcano erupted. Photograph: Reuters

A New Zealand military team recovered six bodies on Friday from the volcanic island that fatally erupted earlier this week, in a high risk operation w(...)

A photograph   showing  tourists on a boat looking at the eruption of the volcano on White Island in New Zealand. Photograph: AP

An Irish woman who it was feared might have been close to the volcano eruption on New Zealand’s White Island on Monday has contacted her family to say(...)

A photograph courtesy of Michael Schade, an engineering manager from San Francisco who was one of the tourists who made it off the island just before the eruption. It shows the volcano on New Zealand’s White Island spewing steam and ash minutes after an eruption on Monday. Photograph: Michael Schade/AFP/Getty

New Zealand said on Tuesday that eight people were missing and presumed dead a day after a volcano erupted off the coast of New Zealand’s North Island(...)

Lisa McNamee: A rose crown was placed on the bride’s head, and she was seated in the centre of a large circle.

It’s the time of the year when wedding celebrations are in full flow in Ireland, with most following a familiar formula . But what unusual and surpris(...)