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A video grab obtained from drone footage shows the wreckage of a tourist bus that crashed on April 17, 2019 in Canico, on the Portuguese island of Madeira.  Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

Madeira began three days of mourning on Thursday for 29 German tourists who died after their bus veered off a steep road, as Germany’s foreign minist(...)

 Emergency services at the scene of a tourist bus crash in Canico, Santa Cruz, Madeira Island, Portugal, on Wednesday. Photograph: Homem Gouveia/EPA

A bus carrying tourists in Madeira has crashed killing 28 people, an official has said. Local mayor Filipe Sousa told a Portuguese news channel the v(...)

Gatwick serves 228 destinations in 74 countries and handles more than 46 million passengers per year. Photograph: Toby Melville/Reuters

France’s Vinci is taking advantage of a Brexit hit to UK asset prices to buy a majority stake in Britain’s second-busiest airport, London’s Gatwick, f(...)

Team Ireland: Allianz European Championships 2018

There are just two weeks to go until Europe’s best para swimmers battle it out at the Allianz European Championships in the National Aquatic Centre in(...)

Emergency workers secure the site where a large tree fell in Largo da Fonte on  Portugal’s Madeira island. Photograph: Homem De Gouevia/EPA.

A tree toppled into a crowd of worshippers during a major Christian festival on the Portuguese island of Madeira on Tuesday, killing 12 people and lea(...)

Woman tried to swim back to the ship after she saw it sailing away, thinking her husband might have been on board. Photograph: Getty images

A 65-year-old British woman told police in Portugal she tried to swim out to her passing cruise ship in the dark before being rescued by fishermen aft(...)