Will tap feasibility of India-Lisbon flights: Diplomat to Goa

ministerPanaji, Aug 22 Indian Ambassador to Portugal Nandini Singla today said she would initiate talks with Air India to explore the feasibility of direct flights from Lisbon to India.The diplomat...

Aug 22, 2017 7:30 PM | Newsscroll

Pilot dead after chopper fighting Portugal fires crashes

Lisbon, Aug 20 A helicopter fighting wildfires in central and northern Portugal crashed, killing the pilot, the civil protection agency said."The helicopter was attacking the fire at Cabril when it...

Aug 20, 2017 11:51 PM | Newsscroll

Fed up with mass tourism, Europe's hotspots take away the

welcome matBarcelona, Aug 17 "Never again a summer like this": Exasperated with the hordes of visitors they blame for making their city unliveable, Barcelona residents have risen in protest.The...

Aug 17, 2017 9:35 PM | Newsscroll

Baby, 2 women among 13 killed by tree on Portuguese island

Lisbon, Aug 16 A 12-month-old baby and two foreign women were among the 13 people killed when a huge oak tree crashed down on an outdoor religious festival in Portugal's Madeira Islands, authorities...

Aug 16, 2017 6:12 PM | Newsscroll

11 killed by falling tree at Portugal religious festival:

reportsLisbon, Aug 15 At least 11 people were killed today when a 200-year-old oak tree fell and crushed them at a religious festival on the Portuguese island of Madeira, local media reported.The...

Aug 15, 2017 7:57 PM | Newsscroll

'3,000 firefighters in Portugal combat raging wildfire

Lisbon, Aug 15 Around 3,000 firefighters in Portugal were struggling to put out more than 150 wildfires raging across the country today, as persistent hot and dry weather stoked the flames,...

Aug 15, 2017 7:52 PM | Newsscroll

Spain sends help to battle Portugal's wildfires

Lisbon, Aug 14 Spanish firefighters and water dumping aircraft have bolstered Portuguese efforts to gain control of forest fires raging in the centre of the country, the European Commission said...

Aug 14, 2017 8:22 PM | Newsscroll

Portugal fires rage as scorching temperatures return

Lisbon, Aug 11 Nearly 3,000 firefighters battled 80 wildfires raging across Portugal, civil protection officials have said, as the return of scorching heat put an end to the respite after a spate of...

Aug 11, 2017 2:36 AM | Newsscroll

Wildfire forces evacuation of Portugal water park

Lisbon, Aug 6 A wildfire raging in northern Portugal amid scorching temperatures forced the evacuation of a water park and the closure of a highway, firefighters said.Over 70 firefighters backed by...

Aug 06, 2017 3:46 AM | Newsscroll

Pilot in court after deadly crash on Portugal beach

Lisbon, Aug 3 A flight instructor and trainee pilot of a small plane that crash landed on a crowded beach near Lisbon, killing a man and an eight-year-old girl, appeared in a Portuguese court...

Aug 03, 2017 7:28 PM | Newsscroll