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  • newSex is just as important to older women, European court rules
    Portuguese decision to cut 50-year-old woman’s compensation over botched gynaecological surgery was ‘prejudiced’, say judges in FranceJudges in Portugal were guilty of sexual discrimination in a medical compensation case when they decided that…
    - 17 hours ago, 25 Jul 17, 9:30pm -
  • Milhões de Festa festival: dive in the pool for doom, dub and dada
    Sly and the Family Drone, MMMMOOONNNOOO, Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs … silly band names are not in short supply at this rural Portuguese festival. Neither is a glorious spirit of musical adventureThere has been a noticeable revitalisation of…
    - 2 days ago, 24 Jul 17, 11:20am -
  • ‘Guardian of the forest’ routinely culled in Madeira
    The Trocaz pigeon is a vital seed-disperser in one of the world’s rarest forest ecosystems, but its taste for cabbage has put it in direct competition with humans. Guess who wins? As we hike through the cool, low-canopied forest along a levada –…
    - 15 days ago, 11 Jul 17, 3:49am -
  • The politics of fire: from Ancient Rome and San Francisco to Grenfell Tower
    Throughout history, devastating fires have sparked crises in the status quo. Like Grenfell Tower, they reveal much about the political structures shaping our citiesFlames were still visible inside the charred shell of Grenfell Tower when the backlash…
    - 23 days ago, 4 Jul 17, 2:30am -
  • Grenades and plastic explosives stolen from Portuguese arsenal
    Thieves cut fence at Tancos military complex and take items including hand grenades and 1,450 rounds of ammunitionInvestigators in Portugal are looking into how a gang of thieves managed to break into the national arsenal and make off with an enormou…
    - 23 days ago, 3 Jul 17, 9:54am -
  • Dozens die in Portugal's worst forest fire
    Blaze follows days of excessive heat, while torrential rain brings floods to New Zealand, trapping people in their homesThe area of Pedrógão Grande in central Portugal experienced the worst forest fire the country has ever experienced last week, ki…
    - 31 days ago, 25 Jun 17, 4:30pm -
  • Portugal forest fires under control after more than 60 deaths
    Officials say some fires could reignite after huge blaze ravaged tens of thousands of hectares around Pedrógão GrandeWildfires that killed 64 people in Portugal have been brought under control, firefighters have said, as the government insisted it…
    - 34 days ago, 22 Jun 17, 6:19am -
  • Dermot Staveacre obituary
    My brother, Dermot Staveacre, who has died aged 76, overcame his own alcoholism to become an addiction counsellor to others, both in the UK and in his adopted home of Portugal, where he set up a recovery centre.Born in Buxton, Derbyshire, to Edward S…
    - 35 days ago, 21 Jun 17, 8:30am -
  • Portugal’s prime minister calls on emergency services to explain wildfire response
    At least 64 people have been killed, 47 of whom died on one road as they fled flames in their carsPortugal’s prime minister has called on the emergency services to explain their response to the country’s worst wildfire as public anger mounts over…
    - 36 days ago, 20 Jun 17, 1:52pm -
  • Portuguese wildfires: early warnings hindered by damaged phone lines
    Prime minister says telephone cables and communications towers were destroyed by wildfires that have killed at least 62 peopleEarly efforts to alert the public to the deadly wildfires that have killed at least 62 people in Portugal were hindered afte…
    - 37 days ago, 19 Jun 17, 10:36am -
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