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Hong Kong: Star Ferries to Kowloon give passengers uninterrupted views over Victoria Harbour. Photograph: iStock

Forget pricey tours. In many major cities across the world, sublime views can be had for as little as a one-way ticket on the local public transport. (...)

 Angel Montalvo and Emily Bench protest for the protection of the Amazon rainforest in front of the Brazilian consulate in Coral Gables, Florida. Photograph: Joe Raedle/Getty

Protesters have laid siege to Brazilian embassies around the world as international outrage over Jair Bolsonaro’s failure to protect the Amazon intens(...)

. There are no delays or cancellations reported so far at Lisbon (above), Porto and Faro airports.

A strike by Ryanair’s Portuguese cabin crew started on Wednesday, with the low cost airline warning passengers that a small number of flights may be a(...)

A picturesque beach at sunset in Lagos, Portugal. Photograph: Sergei Aleshin/Getty

Portugal is famously affordable, and your euro will go further here than anywhere else in Western Europe – even in the tourist hot spots of the Algarv(...)

 Boris Johnson: he will underpin his dogged optimism with another philosophy which he calls “boosterism”. We will recognise it as something familiar: borrowing and spending your way out of trouble.  Photograph: Getty Images

“What is this optimism?” asks Cacambo, Candide’s servant and friend in Voltaire’s 1759 novella. “Alas”, responds Candide, “it is the madness of mainta(...)

Villagers help to put out a forest fire at the small village of Colos, Portugal, on Monday. Photograph: Rafael Marchante/Reuters

More than 1,000 firefighters battled wildfires in central Portugal on Monday, forcing the evacuation of several villages as the authorities hoped to l(...)

 Firefighters try to extinguish a wildfire at Sarnada, near Macao, on Sunday.   Photograph: Paulo Novais/EPA

More than 800 firefighters battled a wildfire sweeping across central Portugal on Sunday, after bringing under control two other blazes which left 20 (...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar: ‘A choice of schools may not be possible or practicable in all areas.’ Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Parents must get more choice for their children’s education in any new covenant between the State, churches and other ethical bodies, Taoiseach Leo Va(...)

Passengers often complain that public transport can be expensive, overcrowded, slow and lacking reach. Photograph: iStock

As pollution released by vehicles and industry continues to have severe consequences for our health and the environment, sustainable transport has nev(...)

Father-of-three Tom Griffin who  died while on holiday in Portugal. Photograph: RIP.ie

An Irish man has died while on holiday near Lisbon in Portugal. According to reports, Tom Griffin was kitesurfing on the Fonte de Telha beach in the(...)

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