3,000 pressed into battle against raging Portugal wildfires

Aug 16, 2017

3,000 pressed into battle against raging Portugal wildfires

Around 3,000 firefighters in Portugal were struggling to put out more than 150 wildfires raging across the country Tuesday, as persistent hot and dry weather stoked the flames, officials said. In one case, around 800 firefighters supported by air units were needed to finally bring ...

Wind-fanned wildfires multiply across Portugal, Corsica

Aug 14, 2017

Wind-fanned wildfires multiply across Portugal, Corsica

Hot and dry weather stoked the wildfires burning across Southern Europe on Sunday as firefighters in Portugal and the French island of Corsica struggled to corral the flames. Over 4,000 firefighters were battling more than 250 wildfires in Portugal, which requested assistance from other European ...

Free movement with EU will end in March 2019, spokesman for May says

Jul 31, 2017

Free movement with EU will end in March 2019, spokesman for May says

Free movement of people between Britain and the European Union will end in March 2019, when Britain leaves the bloc, Prime Minister Theresa May's spokesman said on Monday. Last week British finance minister Philip Hammond said there should be no immediate change to immigration rules ...