Twenty injured, villages evacuated as firefighters battle wildfires in central Portugal

As flames closed in on villages in central Portugal on Sunday afternoon, locals were forced to take matters into their own hands, protecting their homes from huge wildfires with buckets of water and hosepipes as strong winds fanned the blaze. Two of the three wildfires which broke out on Saturday in Castelo Branco, a district… Read More Twenty injured, villages evacuated as firefighters battle wildfires in central Portugal

British Airways, Lufthansa suspends flights to Cairo for seven days over security concerns

British Airways and Lufthansa abruptly suspended flights to Cairo from Saturday over security concerns, but giving no details about what may have prompted the move. “We constantly review our security arrangements at all our airports around the world, and have suspended flights to Cairo for seven days as a precaution to allow for further assessment,”… Read More British Airways, Lufthansa suspends flights to Cairo for seven days over security concerns