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Iceland volcano melts glacier


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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