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Weatherwatch: why Atlantic Portugal has a ‘Mediterranean climate’
Dry, sunny summers and cooler, wetter winters are moderated by the long coastline

Stephen Moss

08, Apr, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Curfews and quarantines: Europe faces another Easter of Covid restrictions
From France to Spain, Germany to Greece, tight rules are in place to contain the spread of coronavirus

Sam Jones in Madrid, Kim Willsher in Paris, Daniel Boffey in Brussels, Angela Giuffrida in Rome, Rory Carroll in Dublin, Helena Smith in Athens and agencies

02, Apr, 2021 @1:32 PM

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Covid: EU unveils 'digital green certificate' to allow citizens to travel
Plan will also allow states most reliant on tourism to make bilateral arrangements with non-EU members – including UK

Jon Henley Europe correspondent

17, Mar, 2021 @4:00 PM

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Portugal and Mauritius removed from England's Covid travel ban 'red list'
Move is first major rule change in months and means people can travel from those countries to England

Aubrey Allegretti Political correspondent

15, Mar, 2021 @6:06 PM

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Where can I summer holiday abroad when UK travel bans are lifted?
Greece, Turkey and Cyprus are among the countries that will welcome Britons when restrictions end

Martin Belam

15, Mar, 2021 @5:10 PM

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Travel bookings surge as Cyprus and Portugal reopen to UK tourists
People spending longer looking at hotels online as favourite destinations prepare to welcome back visitors

Sarah Johnson

07, Mar, 2021 @5:45 AM

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Spain may allow in Covid-vaccinated UK tourists if no EU pass agreed
Minister says country will act unilaterally if Europe does not bring in vaccination passports

Daniel Boffey in Brussels and Helena Smith in Athens

01, Mar, 2021 @3:27 PM

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How fires have spread to previously untouched parts of the world
Fires have always been a part of our natural world. But they’re moving to new ecosystems previously untouched by fire – and this is concerning scientists

Pablo Gutiérrez, Ashley Kirk, Jonathan Watts and Frank Hulley-Jones

19, Feb, 2021 @9:26 AM

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UK quarantine hotels 'a death sentence' for at-risk Britons, says cancer patient
Stranded in ‘red list’ territory Madeira, UK citizen Michael Thomas says government scheme has not been thought through

Molly Blackall

17, Feb, 2021 @6:00 AM

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EU leaders begin to feel heat over slow Covid vaccine rollout
Merkel and Macron defend bloc’s policy as vaccination numbers lag behind those of Israel, UK and US

Jon Henley Europe correspondent

03, Feb, 2021 @5:23 PM

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Germany to push on with Covid travel ban plan as EU tries to coordinate rules
Berlin planning to ban travel from UK, Portugal, Brazil and South Africa to stop spread of variants

Jon Henley Europe correspondent

28, Jan, 2021 @5:36 PM

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Portugal extends lockdown and closes border over 'terrible' Covid outbreak
Amid record death toll and struggling hospitals, António Costa admits failings in handling outbreak

Sam Jones in Madrid and agency

28, Jan, 2021 @5:30 PM

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