Recent News Headlines : Worst Tragedy Portugal

TWO KILLED AS STRONG EARTHQUAKE HITS GREECE AND TURKEY


Deaths on Greek island of Kos as magnitude 6.7 earthquake shakes Greek Dodecanese Islands and Turkey's Aegean coast... READ MORE

21st July, 2017 443

THE 10 BEST MUSIC FESTIVALS IN EUROPE TO END YOUR SUMMER


Located in Budapest, Hungary, it is one of the largest music and arts festivals in the world and it celebrates its 25th anniversary this year... READ MORE

20th July, 2017 64

FIRST DIRECT FLIGHT ROUTE BETWEEN CHINA, PORTUGAL INAUGURATED IN LISBON


The first direct flight route between Portugal and China was inaugurated in Lisbon on Tuesday, linking Hangzhou to Lisbon via Beijing... READ MORE

12th July, 2017 1017

CHILE BEAT PORTUGAL TO REACH CONFEDERATIONS CUP FINAL


Claudio Bravo saved three spot kicks as Chile beat Portugal 3-0 in a penalty shootout to reach the Confederations Cup final... READ MORE

29th June, 2017 244

SUPER-AGENT MENDES IN COURT OVER FALCAO 'TAX EVASION'


With Real Madrid superstar Cristiano Ronaldo, another Mendes client, the latest to be accused of tax evasion to the tune of 14.7 million euros 16.5 million... READ MORE

27th June, 2017 0

SUPER-AGENT MENDES IN COURT OVER FALCAO 'TAX EVASION'


With Real Madrid superstar Cristiano Ronaldo, another Mendes client, the latest to be accused of tax evasion to the tune of 14.7 million euros 16.5 million... READ MORE

27th June, 2017 0

INDIAN PM MODI VISITS PORTUGAL ON TRIP TO MEET WITH TRUMP


LISBON, Portugal AP -- Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has started a foreign tour that will include his first meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump... READ MORE

24th June, 2017 1

ARSON MAY BE BEHIND FATAL PORTUGAL BLAZE FIREFIGHTERS GROUP SAYS


Arsonists May Be Behind Fatal Portugal Blaze, Firefighters Group Says... READ MORE

22nd June, 2017 278

PORTUGAL FIRE SURVIVORS RECOUNT CONFUSION AMID A SEARCH FOR ESCAPE


In some regions of Portugal, he added, we face a situation of complete abandonment of the forest... READ MORE

20th June, 2017 633

DEATH TOLL EXPECTED TO RISE AS FOREST FIRES CONTINUE TO RAVAGE PARTS OF PORTUGAL


In some regions of Portugal, he added, we face a situation of complete abandonment of the forest... READ MORE

20th June, 2017 31

PORTUGAL FREED FROM DEBT MECHANISM, AS SPAIN THREATENS GREECE


EU finance ministers have taken Portugal out of its Excessive Debt Procedure... READ MORE

20th June, 2017 107

PORTUGAL AWAITS FOREIGN HELP TO FIGHT DEADLY WILDFIRES


More than 1,500 firefighters in Portugal are still battling to control major wildfires in the central region of the country, where one blaze killed 62 people... READ MORE

19th June, 2017 176

FOREST FIRE KILLS 62 IN PORTUGAL; SEARCH ON FOR MORE BODIES[1]


At least four other significant wildfires were burning Sunday elsewhere in Portugal but the one in Pedrogao Grande was responsible for all the deaths... READ MORE

19th June, 2017 0

A MASSIVE FOREST FIRE IN PORTUGAL HAS KILLED AT LEAST 62 PEOPLE


The Portuguese government has sent 700 firefighters along with 260 soldiers to fight the fire... READ MORE

18th June, 2017 1267

THREE DAYS OF MOURNING FOR 61 VICTIMS


Portugal has declared three days of mourning for the 61 victims of one of the country's deadliest forest fires... READ MORE

18th June, 2017 7947

FOREST FIRE IN PORTUGAL TRAPS DRIVERS KILLING AT LEAST 62 PEOPLE


European Union officials in Brussels said on Sunday that they had activated the blocs civil protection mechanism to send reinforcements to Portugal... READ MORE

18th June, 2017 30805

JEREMY CORBYN CALLS ON SUPPORTERS TO 'OCCUPY' EMPTY HOMES TO HELP VICTIMS OF GRENFELL FIRE TRAGEDY


Comment don't be fooled, jeremy corbyn's 'land grab' is the first step towards tyranny... READ MORE

18th June, 2017 16252

DEATH TOLL HITS 57; MANY KILLED IN CARS


Raging forest fires trapped in their cars as flames swept over a road in central Portugal lightning strike believed to have caused the blaze... READ MORE

18th June, 2017 3715

DEADLY WILDFIRES IN PORTUGAL HAVE DESTROYED AREA THE SIZE OF 100,000 SOCCER FIELDS


Thousands of firefighters are dealing with the ongoing wildfires, which have burned across Portugal since Aug 9... READ MORE

18th June, 2017 123

43 DEAD IN CENTRAL PORTUGAL FOREST FIRES


Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy tweeted that he is overwhelmed by the tragedy at Pedrogao Grande... READ MORE

18th June, 2017 30259

FOREST FIRE KILLS AT LEAST 25 IN CENTRAL PORTUGAL


At least 25 people have been killed and 20 more injured in central Portugal in a forest fire that has yet to be controlled, according to the government... READ MORE

18th June, 2017 4108

THE NEED FOR ANSWERS IN RESPONSE TO THE GRENFELL TOWER


The residents and all others living in tower blocks need the firmest assurances that a thorough investigation will be completed and recommendations acted on... READ MORE

18th June, 2017 126

MADONNA HOUSE HUNTING IN LISBON ADDS TO RISING PRICE FEARS


Madonna also visited a few estates in the lush-green hills of Sintra, near Lisbon, he said... READ MORE

14th June, 2017 1652

19-YEAR-OLD KILLED BY POLICE AFTER 3 FATALLY STABBED, 2 IN HOSPITAL


The three people fatally stabbed in Akulivik, a remote community in northern Quebec, have been identified as relatives of the man suspected in their deaths... READ MORE

12th June, 2017 1380

CITIES COULD BE 8 DEGREES HOTTER BY 2100, RESEARCHERS WARN


Under a dual onslaught of global warming and localized, urban heating, some of the world's cities may be as much as 8 degrees Celsius 14.4 degrees Fahrenh... READ MORE

30th May, 2017 7

'I AM INDEED ALIVE.' TWITTER HOAXES SHARED FAKE VICTIM PHOTOS AFTER MANCHESTER ATTACK


Another Net celebrity EvaDeMetal saw herself in a Twitter post and responded sarcastically, They inform me that I am lost or dead in Manchester... READ MORE

24th May, 2017 267

EUROVISION WINNER GREETED BY ECSTATIC PORTUGUESE NATION


Eurovision winner Salvador Sobral has been greeted as a national hero upon his return home to Portugal... READ MORE

15th May, 2017 4

POPE PROCLAIMS 2 FATIMA CHILDREN SAINTS 100 YEARS AFTER VISIONS OF VIRGIN MARY


The Marto siblings died two years after the visions during Europe's Spanish flu pandemic... READ MORE

13th May, 2017 200

PORTUGAL BREAKS RANKS AS STAR EURO ZONE BOND PERFORMER


The European Commission has expressed optimism that Portugal can soon exit an EU excessive deficit procedure imposed after it breached the bloc's budget rules... READ MORE

4th May, 2017 25

PARENTS OF MISSING UK GIRL STILL HOPEFUL


Despite an investigation costing more than 11 million pounds ($14 million) so far, police said there was no "definitive evidence" on whether Madeleine who would be almost 14 now is alive or dead... READ MORE

1st May, 2017 0

Trending News Headlines : Worst Tragedy Portugal

GREAT BARRIER REEF SCIENTISTS CONFIRM LARGEST DIE-OFF OF CORALS RECORDED


Since it last considered including the Great Barrier Reef on its list, the reef has undergone the worst bleaching event in recorded history... READ MORE

29th November, 2016 8411

MA?RIO SOARES DIES AT 92; GUIDED PORTUGALS SHIFT TO DEMOCRACY


Mario Soares, the pugnacious Socialist leader who guided Portugal's rocky transition to democracy in the 1970s after decades of dictatorship, died on Saturday in Lisbon... READ MORE

8th January, 2017 4704

A THAI MAN HANGED HIS INFANT DAUGHTER ON FACEBOOK LIVE -- THEN HANGED HIMSELF, REPORTS SAY


It took two weeks for Facebook to take the video down... READ MORE

26th April, 2017 3326

ELEVEN COUNTRIES STUDIED, ONE INESCAPABLE CONCLUSION THE DRUG LAWS DONT WORK


The key finding of the report, written by Home Office civil servants, lies in a comparison of Portugal and the Czech Republic, both countries where personal use is decriminalised... READ MORE

30th October, 2014 2999

PORTUGAL TO LEVY SUGAR TAX ON SOFT DRINKS IN 2017


World health organisation urges all countries to tax sugary drinks... READ MORE

15th October, 2016 2076

'MIRACLE ESCAPE' FOR TWO CHILDREN ON FATAL THEME PARK RIDE


The Queensland premier, Annastacia Palaszczuk, said the tragedy had deeply affected the Gold Coast community... READ MORE

26th October, 2016 1420

ENVIRONMENT CANADA UPGRADES N.L. WEATHER WATCHES TO BLIZZARD WARNINGS


Environment Canada says the northeasterly winds will keep the pack ice along northeast-facing coastlines and may cause ice pressure to build up as winds increase... READ MORE

3rd April, 2017 1407

HOW A LISBON STARTUP HELPS SPEED YOU THROUGH JFK AND HEATHROW


--As told to Joao Lima One of our pilot systems was in Faro, in southern Portugal... READ MORE

16th October, 2016 1078

PORTUGAL EX-PM JOSE SOCRATES TO BE HELD AMID CORRUPTION PROBE


Mr Socrates resigned in 2011 in the midst of Portugal's mounting debt crisis... READ MORE

25th November, 2014 900

'YOU'RE MESSING WITH THE KINAHANS HERE!'


An off-duty English policeman was on the plane and he helped staff to try and control the situation... READ MORE

11th April, 2017 874

TWO DEAD AFTER POWERFUL QUAKE HITS NEW ZEALAND


In September, a strong 7.1-magnitude earthquake struck the east coast of New Zealand, generating a small tsunami, but no significant damage or injuries were reported... READ MORE

13th November, 2016 850

GERMANY HAS SOME OF THE WORLD'S STRICTEST GUN LAWS, BUT ILLEGAL WEAPONS REMAIN A THREAT


Most mass shootings in Europe that are not associated with international terror groups have been carried out with legally obtained weapons... READ MORE

23rd July, 2016 654

SPAIN TRAIN CRASH CAUSES 'DEATHS AND INJURIES'


Spain train crash leads to deaths in Galicia... READ MORE

9th September, 2016 557

BRITISH HOLIDAYMAKER 'TRIED TO SWIM TO CRUISE LINER WHEN IT LEFT PORT' IN PORTUGAL


Mrs Brown, a popular figure at her local church in Dorset, was being treated for severe hypothermia yesterday... READ MORE

29th March, 2016 498

SPENCER STONE: TRAIN HERO HAD ALWAYS WANTED TO JOIN THE MILITARY


Mr Stone is currently assigned to the 65th Air Base Group at Lajes Air Base in the Azores, and his commanding officers praised his actions... READ MORE

23rd August, 2015 401

INDIA TRAIN 'SELFIE' KILLS THREE STUDENTS


They were moving on one track taking photographs, they saw the train on the Delhi-Mathura line and shifted to the other line... READ MORE

27th January, 2015 400

SPAIN MULLS END OF DUBBED ACTORS ON TV TO BOOST NATION'S ENGLISH LANGUAGE SKILLS


Dubbing has a long tradition in Spanish entertainment, playing a role in effective censorship of foreign films during Francisco Franco's dictatorial regime, between 1939 and 1975... READ MORE

6th December, 2015 382

CRISTIANO RONALDO BEATS MESSI TO WIN FOURTH BALLON D'OR


Ronaldo, the highest-paid sportsman in the world, first won the Ballon d'Or in 2008 after Premier League and Champions League triumphs with Manchester United... READ MORE

13th December, 2016 356

DEADLY FIRES WREAK CHAOS ON PORTUGUESE ISLAND OF MADEIRA


The police have arrested two people in an inquiry into whether the Madeira fires were started deliberately... READ MORE

12th August, 2016 334

PORTUGAL ON COLLISION COURSE WITH EU AS CENTRE-RIGHT GOVERNMENT FALLS AFTER 11 DAYS


Leftist anti-austerity forces wait in the wings after bringing down shortest government in portugal's history... READ MORE

10th November, 2015 305

PORTUGAL TIGHTENS ABORTION LAWS, FORCING WOMEN TO PAY TO END PREGNANCIES


Portugal tightens abortion laws, forcing women to pay to end pregnancies... READ MORE

22nd July, 2015 297

MARIO SOARES, PORTUGUESE LEADER WHO RESTORED DEMOCRATIC IDEALS, DIES AT 92


Mario Soares, right, with U.S. President Ronald Reagan in Lisbon in 1985... READ MORE

8th January, 2017 290

FORMER HEAD OF COLLAPSED PORTUGUESE BANK BES PUT UNDER HOUSE ARREST


The authorities have also seized property belonging to the Espirito Santo family, Portugal's last banking dynasty, and its financiers... READ MORE

25th July, 2015 243

THE STORY OF MANUEL COLAA?O DIAS, SOLE VICTIM OF THE STADE DE FRANCE BLASTS


He did not want to work that night, but nonetheless agreed to the job, said his son, Michael Dias... READ MORE

23rd November, 2015 203

CANADIAN POLAR-BEAR SWIMMERS TAKE THE NEW YEAR'S DAY PLUNGE


Swimmers run out of the water during a polar bear dip at Britannia Beach in Ottawa on New Year's Day... READ MORE

2nd January, 2016 200

MISSING HER HUSBAND, WOMAN TRIES TO SWIM AFTER CRUISE SHIP LEAVING PORTUGAL


A 65-year-old British tourist has been rescued after swimming about 500 metres in the Atlantic Ocean, following the cruise ship she believed was carrying her husband... READ MORE

30th March, 2016 174

THREE PENSIONERS KILLED AS MAJOR FOREST FIRES SWEEP ACROSS MADEIRA


Forest fires are not unusual in Portugal during the hot summer months... READ MORE

15th August, 2016 160

PRESIDENT OBAMA GOES FOR A SPIN WITH JERRY SEINFELD


They started off their journey in a classic 1963 Corvette Stingray before moving to Obama's custom-built Cadillac... READ MORE

31st December, 2015 142

GUN SALES SPIKE WITH GAYS, LESBIANS AFTER ORLANDO MASSACRE


We're not surprised by it, George Horne, owner of a Denver firearms dealer, told KDVR... READ MORE

16th June, 2016 136

ASSECO POLAND TO BUY PORTUGAL'S EXICTOS FOR $24 MILLION


Asseco Poland, Eastern Europe's largest software maker, has agreed to buy 61.4 percent of Portugal-based rival Exictos for 21.5 million euros 24 million, strengthening its position in Africa,... READ MORE

3rd September, 2015 134


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