Recent News Headlines : Worst Tragedy Portugal

EUROPEAN WINEGROWERS TURN TO ROBOTS TO INCREASE COMPETITIVENESS


At a vineyard in Tomar in Portugal, scientists from the University of Lisbon are testing out a new robot designed to increase the productivity of winegrowers... READ MORE

4th September, 2017 516

TEXAS CHEMICAL PLANT EXPLODES AFTER HARVEY


Smoke and a double explosion were reported in the early hours of Thursday at the Arkema SA chemical plant in Crosby, some 25 miles from Houston... READ MORE

2nd September, 2017 6899

ANGOLA OPPOSITION SLAMS PORTUGUESE PRESIDENT FOR 'DECLARING' LOURENCO PRESIDENT-ELECT


Angola's main opposition party, UNITA, has slammed Portuguese president Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa for congratulating Joao Lourenco for winning the August 23 elections... READ MORE

30th August, 2017 12

TWO EX-SAO TOME AND PRINCIPE PRESIDENTS PREDICT SMOOTH POLLS IN ANGOLA


Two former presidents of the small island nation of Sao Tome and Principe have predicted a problem-free election on Wednesday in Angola... READ MORE

22nd August, 2017 4

ANGOLA FLAUNTS RICHES AS COLONIZER PORTUGAL FLOUNDERS


Ms. dos Santos's critics say she has tried to gain respectability in the West by using her ill-gotten gains in Angola and laundering them in Portugal... READ MORE

22nd August, 2017 10179

PILOT KILLED IN CRASH OF PORTUGAL FIREFIGHTING CHOPPER


LISBON - A helicopter fighting wildfires in central and northern Portugal crashed on Sunday, killing the pilot, the civil protection agency said... READ MORE

20th August, 2017 86

BRITISH-BORN 7-YEAR-OLD JULIAN CADMAN CONFIRMED TO HAVE DIED IN BARCELONA ATTACK


British-Born 7-Year-Old Julian Cadman Confirmed To Have Died In Barcelona Attack... READ MORE

20th August, 2017 1750

WILDFIRES TRAP 2,000 PEOPLE IN TOWN IN CENTRAL PORTUGAL


Forest fires have cut off a town of 2,000 people in Portugal, as firefighters struggle to control two large blazes in the centre of the country... READ MORE

18th August, 2017 1235

3,000 FIREFIGHTERS TACKLE RAGING WILDFIRES IN PORTUGAL


Around 3,000 firefighters are struggling to put out more than 150 raging wildfires in Portugal, as persistent hot and dry weather stokes the flames... READ MORE

15th August, 2017 0

TAGUS RIVER AT RISK OF DRYING UP COMPLETELY


Construction began in 1966 and water started flowing out of the dammed Tagus headwaters to the Segura in 1979... READ MORE

15th August, 2017 9680

RETURN OF WIND, HEAT BRINGS BACK FOREST FIRES TO PORTUGAL


Wildfires in Portugal this year have accounted for more than one-third of the burnt forest in the entire 28-country European Union... READ MORE

11th August, 2017 0

SUNBATHERS KILLED AFTER PLANE MAKES EMERGENCY LANDING ON BEACH NEAR LISBON


An eight-year-old girl and a 56-year-old man have been killed after a plane crash landed on a beach near Lisbon, according to local media reports... READ MORE

6th August, 2017 5062

BRITAIN PUSHED FOR EXTRA SECURITY CHECKS BLAMED FOR HUGE QUEUES AT EUROPEAN AIRPORTS


Britain pushed for extra security checks in European airports which are being blamed for huge queues... READ MORE

4th August, 2017 407

10 OF THE BEST MUSIC FESTIVALS TO END YOUR SUMMER


Location Zambujeira do Mar Date 1-5 August Headliners Jamiroquai, The Chainsmokers, Martin Garrix, Mishlawi Meo Sudoeste Festival Sziget Festival The Island of Freedom!... READ MORE

28th July, 2017 0

SEX FOR WOMEN AFTER 50 IS IMPORTANT AFTER ALL EUROPEAN COURT RULES


Mrs. Morais, her lawyer said, now plans to go back to the courts in Portugal to reopen the case and seek greater damages... READ MORE

26th July, 2017 1729

PORTUGAL BEAT SCOTLAND TO BOOST WOMEN'S EURO LAST-EIGHT HOPES


Mendes scored against the run of play on 27 minutes after a cross from Diana Silva which Scotland defender Vaila Barsley comically failed to clear... READ MORE

23rd July, 2017 0

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 665

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 155

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

Trending News Headlines : Worst Tragedy Portugal

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

'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

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

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

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

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

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


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