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Portuguese archaeologists find centuries-old shipwreck

Posted on: September 25th, 2018 | No Comments
    Portuguese archaeologists described the discovery of a centuries-old shipwreck off the coast of Cascais, near Lisbon, as the country’s “discovery of the decade,” on Monday (September 24) at...

Portugal parliament rejects legal euthanasia in divisive vote

Posted on: May 30th, 2018 | No Comments
Portugal’s parliament rejected on Tuesday (May 29) a bill that would have legalized voluntary euthanasia for terminal patients in the Catholic-majority country by a narrow margin, but it secured enough support to...

Twenty countries join global alliance to phase out coal by 2030

Posted on: November 17th, 2017 | No Comments
  Since signing the Paris agreement in 2015, which aims to wean the world off fossil fuels, several countries have made national plans to phase out coal from their power...

London sky turns yellow as storm blows in Saharan dust, wildfires smoke

Posted on: October 17th, 2017 | No Comments
The sky over London turned an unusual shade of yellow on Monday as storm Ophelia brought dust from the Sahara and smoke from wildfires in southern Europe that filtered out...