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Iceland volcano melts glacier

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Airline passengers face huge disruption in the UK and Scandinavia after ash from an Icelandic volcano grounded planes.

Up to 800 people were evacuated from their homes in south-west Iceland after the volcano erupted under a glacier.

Several earthquakes have been registered in the area and huge plumes of steam were seen rising there.

Dominic Kane reports.

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