Wildfire surges back in Portugal’s Algarve, 1,000 firefighters mobilised

By Catarina Demony and Rafael Marchante Monchique, Portugal, Aug 6 : More than 1,150 firefighters battled resurging flames as huge fires swept the forested hills of Portugal’s southern Algarve tourist region today, with late winds fanning the blaze and forcing the evacuation of another village. The fire has injured 25 people and spread quickly over […]

Police probe Portugal’s finance minister over Benfica tickets-report

By Andrei Khalip LISBON, Jan 28 : Portuguese police have searched the finance ministry in a raid local media said targeted finance chief Mario Centeno, who heads the Eurogroup of euro zone finance ministers, over tickets he allegedly received from his favourite football club, Benfica. The prosecutor’s office confirmed Friday’s searches at the ministry but […]