Amadora is a colorful but poor suburb of Lisbon. Some neighborhoods are likened to the favelas of Brazil. But since the authorities have realized its hillside location could be lucrative, demolition teams are at work.
All 18 officers at a Portuguese police station are to go on trial over the 2015 detention of six men of African origin. Prosecutors say the victims suffered "tremendous physical and psychological violence."
A wildfire has engulfed large parts of central Portugal, leaving death and destruction in its wake. Germany, France and Spain have offered assistance to tackle the deadly natural disaster.
Officials in Portugal have said the wildfires that had been raging in the middle of the country since the weekend are now under control. Sixty-four people have died and more than 200 have been left injured by the blaze.
In the Portuguese capital Lisbon you will find plenty to do during the winter months. Attractions include historical buildings, culinary specialities and melancholic fado music.
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