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What's eating Portuguese voters?1m29s

What's eating Portuguese voters?

As Portugal prepares to go to the polls on October 4, the mood behind the serving hatch will be a key test of whether Portuguese are ready to complete the austerity cure prescribed by centre right Prime Minister Pedro Passos Coelho. Sonia Legg reports

Timelapse Shows Smoke Billowing Near Portuguese Coast30s

Timelapse Shows Smoke Billowing Near Portuguese Coast

At least 36 people have been killed in fires that rage on mainland Portugal, according to the National Authority for Civil Protection, Portuguese newspaper Jornal de Noticias reported. More than 50 others were injured and villages were evacuated due to the more than 500 fires burning across the country, local media reported. This video from Sunday, October 15, is described as showing smoke rising near the western Coimbra district. Credit: Instgram/pablomoises via Storyful

Volunteers Help Battle Deadly Portuguese Wildfires44s

Volunteers Help Battle Deadly Portuguese Wildfires

At least 39 people were reported to have died by October 17 as dozens of fires continued to burn across Portugal. Officials have blamed extreme drought and abnormally high temperatures for the time of year. The situation was exacerbated by high winds from the tail-end of Hurricane Ophelia, which brushed the Iberian peninsula on October 16. This footage was posted to Reddit by Nelson Fernandes, who said that he and his family saved a few houses while volunteering to fight fires around Coimbra in central Portugal. Credit: Reddit/Nelson Fernandes via Storyful

Weekahead: Central banks head for Portuguese hills1m49s

Weekahead: Central banks head for Portuguese hills

The cool shade of the hills above Lisbon will offer leading central bankers an escape from the summer heat in the coming week, but there is little they can do to get away from their differing monetary policy conundrums. Ciara Lee reports on the key events of the coming week.

Dangerous Portuguese men o' war "jellyfish" wash up in UK1m12s

Dangerous Portuguese men o' war "jellyfish" wash up in UK

Several dangerous Portuguese man o' war "jellyfish" have been found washed up on a beach in Cornwall, UK. The creatures were seen on a beach near Perranporth on Tuesday (September 12). Their venomous tentacles can deliver a painful sting, which can be fatal. These floating hydrozoans use an air sack as a sail to drift around the sea. Despite their appearance and reputation for stinging, technically they are not jellyfish but siphonophores.

FURTHER FOOTAGE: Portuguese Men O'War swept ashore by gales2m06s

FURTHER FOOTAGE: Portuguese Men O'War swept ashore by gales

Several dangerous Portuguese man o' war "jellyfish" have been found washed up on a beach in Cornwall, UK. The creatures were seen on a beach near Perranporth on Tuesday (September 12). Their venomous tentacles can deliver a painful sting, which can be fatal. These floating hydrozoans use an air sack as a sail to drift around the sea. Despite their appearance and reputation for stinging, technically they are not jellyfish but siphonophores.

Portuguese men-of-war swept up by Ophelia on Cornwall beach1m00s

Portuguese men-of-war swept up by Ophelia on Cornwall beach

Video has emerged of swarms of Portuguese men O'War jellyfish lining a Cornwall beach, driven ashore by the heavy winds that are battering the English and Irish coast. Portuguese men O'War jellyfish lines the beach at Porthcurno on the south coast of Cornwall. In the video, storm watchers and dog walkers struggle through blizzards of sand in the high winds, with conditions set to deteriorate throughout the day. ++CLIENTS PLEASE NOTE: THIS VIDEO HAS BEEN LOOPED++

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Published: October 16, 2017Updated: October 18, 2017
Portuguese men o' war "jellyfish" found washed up on UK beach27s

Portuguese men o' war "jellyfish" found washed up on UK beach

Several dangerous Portuguese man o' war "jellyfish" have been found washed up on a beach in Cornwall, UK. The creatures were seen on a beach near Perranporth on Tuesday (September 12). Their venomous tentacles can deliver a painful sting, which can be fatal. These floating hydrozoans use an air sack as a sail to drift around the sea. Despite their appearance and reputation for stinging, technically they are not jellyfish but siphonophores.