The Algarve is located on the southern Atlantic coast of Portugal, about 300 kilometres south of the capital Lisbon. This stretch of coastline is a popular holiday destination for foreign and Portuguese tourists.
The International Criminal Court in The Hague has freed former Ivory Coast President Laurent Gbagbo. The court acquitted Gbagbo, who has been in custody since 2011, of all war crimes charges.
Urns from a crematorium in northern Germany were intended to be used in a burial at sea. But a mishap by a Dutch shipping company meant they washed up on beaches hundreds of miles away from the crematorium.
The former president of Ivory Coast has been acquitted of crimes against humanity, raising concerns over the effectiveness of the International Criminal Court and leaving victims still waiting for justice.
British rescuers have assisted 18 Russian sailors after their ship dragged its anchor and grounded off the southwest coast of England. Three tugs pulled the vessel to safety.
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