Portugal

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Madeleine McCann’s parents lose challenge over Portuguese libel case
Couple sought redress from European court of human rights after libel case against detective was overturned

Haroon Siddique Legal affairs correspondent

20, Sep, 2022 @11:56 AM

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Pregnant woman’s death causes outrage over crisis-hit Portugal health service
Health minister quit this week after woman, 34, died while being moved from hospital due to lack of space

Mia Alberti in Lisbon

01, Sep, 2022 @11:59 AM

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Dealing with drought: how fog collectors are providing trees with water in Spain
Scientists in the Canary Islands and Portugal are collecting water from fog to enable reforestation of degraded landscapes

Stephen Burgen

26, Aug, 2022 @6:45 AM

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Ana Luísa Amaral obituary
Portuguese poet of the everyday and translator of works by Emily Dickinson and Shakespeare’s sonnets

Margaret Jull Costa

24, Aug, 2022 @4:16 PM

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Ricardo dos Santos: IOPC to review case after armed Met police stop athlete
London-based Portuguese sprinter says he feared for his safety during the stop – the third in last two years

Matthew Weaver

15, Aug, 2022 @2:51 PM

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Wildfires in Europe burn area equivalent to one-fifth of Belgium
Experts say drought and extreme high temperatures likely to make it a record year for destruction by fires

Jon Henley Europe correspondent

15, Aug, 2022 @11:25 AM

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‘It’s a human rights issue’: young adults take Portugal climate crisis to court
Cláudia Agostinho, her siblings and cousins will have case heard at European court of human rights

Sandra Laville

11, Aug, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Almost 35,000 Britons in limbo as Portugal fails to issue post-Brexit ID cards
British nationals living in country are unable to access healthcare, change jobs or travel in and out

Lisa O'Carroll Brexit correspondent

06, Aug, 2022 @10:08 AM

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‘You can’t take risks’: Portugal’s lonely lookouts stand guard against wildfires
With temperatures hitting 47C, sentries who staff the country’s watchtowers say even a wisp of smoke can mean disaster

John Silcox

24, Jul, 2022 @8:30 AM

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Weather tracker: record-breaking heat continues to scorch western Europe
UK temperatures exceed 40C while France and Portugal hit new highs, with some extreme consequences

Alice Fowle for MetDesk

22, Jul, 2022 @6:34 AM

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Macron vows to rebuild and replant by ‘different rules’ after French fires
President calls for European fleet of firefighting planes, as blazes continue in parts of Greece, Portugal and Spain

Jon Henley Europe correspondent

20, Jul, 2022 @4:41 PM

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Suspect in huge French forest fire questioned over arson in 2012
Blaze continues to ravage pine forest in France as heatwave breaks temperature records across Europe

Jon Henley Europe correspondent

19, Jul, 2022 @4:21 PM

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