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The government has advised drivers to fill up before the dangerous goods drivers’ strike next month after negotiations yesterday failed to avert the action. Earlier this month, the Dangerous Goods Drivers' Union approved a notice for a new strike starting August 12 and lasting indefinitely. Portugal’s Government...

Boris Johnson is expected to be elected leader of Britain’s governing Conservative Party and the country’s next prime minister on Tuesday, tasked with following through on his “do or die” pledge to deliver Brexit. Johnson and his rival, Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt, have spent the last...

With wildfires still ranging in central Portugal, the Portuguese Met Office has this morning issued a maximum fire alert for dozens of councils. Inland areas in central and northern Portugal are of the greatest concern, but fire-fighters have also been placed on the highest level of...

British tourists could face a currency "shock" this summer when they travel abroad. According to foreign currency experts contacted by the BBC, those that buy euros at the airport can expect to receive around 98 euro cents for their pound. Better rates can be found...