Edition:
United Kingdom
Pictures | Wed Jul 24, 2019 | 1:00am BST

Wildfires extinguished in central Portugal

An orange tree is seen after a forest fire at the village of Roda, Portugal, July 23, 2019. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante

An orange tree is seen after a forest fire at the village of Roda, Portugal, July 23, 2019. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante

An orange tree is seen after a forest fire at the village of Roda, Portugal, July 23, 2019. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante
Close
1 / 20
Firefighters drive through smoke from a forest fire in Chaveira, Portugal July 22, 2019. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante

Firefighters drive through smoke from a forest fire in Chaveira, Portugal July 22, 2019. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante

Firefighters drive through smoke from a forest fire in Chaveira, Portugal July 22, 2019. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante
Close
2 / 20
Trees are seen after a forest fire near the village of Carnigos, Portugal July 23, 2019. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante

Trees are seen after a forest fire near the village of Carnigos, Portugal July 23, 2019. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante

Trees are seen after a forest fire near the village of Carnigos, Portugal July 23, 2019. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante
Close
3 / 20
Villagers help to put out a forest fire at the small village of Colos, Portugal July 21. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante

Villagers help to put out a forest fire at the small village of Colos, Portugal July 21. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante

Villagers help to put out a forest fire at the small village of Colos, Portugal July 21. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante
Close
4 / 20
The carcass of a wild boar is seen after a forest fire near the village of Carnigos, Portugal July 23, 2019. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante

The carcass of a wild boar is seen after a forest fire near the village of Carnigos, Portugal July 23, 2019. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante

The carcass of a wild boar is seen after a forest fire near the village of Carnigos, Portugal July 23, 2019. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante
Close
5 / 20
A car burns near at the small village of Vila de Rei, Portugal July 21. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante

A car burns near at the small village of Vila de Rei, Portugal July 21. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante

A car burns near at the small village of Vila de Rei, Portugal July 21. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante
Close
6 / 20
Trees are seen after a forest fire near the village of Cardigos, Portugal July 23, 2019. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante

Trees are seen after a forest fire near the village of Cardigos, Portugal July 23, 2019. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante

Trees are seen after a forest fire near the village of Cardigos, Portugal July 23, 2019. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante
Close
7 / 20
Firefighters help to put out a forest fire near the village of Vila de Rei, Portugal July 21. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante

Firefighters help to put out a forest fire near the village of Vila de Rei, Portugal July 21. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante

Firefighters help to put out a forest fire near the village of Vila de Rei, Portugal July 21. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante
Close
8 / 20
Trees are seen after a forest fire near the village of Roda, Portugal July 23, 2019. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante

Trees are seen after a forest fire near the village of Roda, Portugal July 23, 2019. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante

Trees are seen after a forest fire near the village of Roda, Portugal July 23, 2019. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante
Close
9 / 20
A fire engine drives through smoke from a forest fire in Chaveira, Portugal July 22. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante

A fire engine drives through smoke from a forest fire in Chaveira, Portugal July 22. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante

A fire engine drives through smoke from a forest fire in Chaveira, Portugal July 22. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante
Close
10 / 20
A firefighting plane dumps water on a forest fire in Chaveira, Portugal July 22, 2019. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante

A firefighting plane dumps water on a forest fire in Chaveira, Portugal July 22, 2019. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante

A firefighting plane dumps water on a forest fire in Chaveira, Portugal July 22, 2019. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante
Close
11 / 20
A firefighter helps to put out a forest fire in Chaveira, Portugal July 22, 2019. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante

A firefighter helps to put out a forest fire in Chaveira, Portugal July 22, 2019. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante

A firefighter helps to put out a forest fire in Chaveira, Portugal July 22, 2019. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante
Close
12 / 20
Firefighters help to put out a forest fire in Chaveira, Portugal July 22, 2019. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante

Firefighters help to put out a forest fire in Chaveira, Portugal July 22, 2019. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante

Firefighters help to put out a forest fire in Chaveira, Portugal July 22, 2019. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante
Close
13 / 20
A woman gives cakes and beers to the villagers during a forest fire at the village of Colos, Portugal July 21, 2019. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante

A woman gives cakes and beers to the villagers during a forest fire at the village of Colos, Portugal July 21, 2019. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante

A woman gives cakes and beers to the villagers during a forest fire at the village of Colos, Portugal July 21, 2019. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante
Close
14 / 20
Firefighters help put out a forest fire near Macao, Portugal July 22

Firefighters help put out a forest fire near Macao, Portugal July 22

Firefighters help put out a forest fire near Macao, Portugal July 22
Close
15 / 20
A firefighting plane dumps water on a forest fire near Macao, Portugal July 22. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante

A firefighting plane dumps water on a forest fire near Macao, Portugal July 22. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante

A firefighting plane dumps water on a forest fire near Macao, Portugal July 22. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante
Close
16 / 20
Firefighters help put out a forest fire near Macao, Portugal July 22. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante

Firefighters help put out a forest fire near Macao, Portugal July 22. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante

Firefighters help put out a forest fire near Macao, Portugal July 22. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante
Close
17 / 20
Firefighters help to put out a forest fire near the village of Vila de Rei, Portugal July 21. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante

Firefighters help to put out a forest fire near the village of Vila de Rei, Portugal July 21. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante

Firefighters help to put out a forest fire near the village of Vila de Rei, Portugal July 21. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante
Close
18 / 20
Firefighters work on putting out a forest fire in Chaveira, Portugal July 22. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante

Firefighters work on putting out a forest fire in Chaveira, Portugal July 22. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante

Firefighters work on putting out a forest fire in Chaveira, Portugal July 22. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante
Close
19 / 20
Trees are seen after a forest fire near the village of Cardigos, Portugal July 22. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante

Trees are seen after a forest fire near the village of Cardigos, Portugal July 22. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante

Trees are seen after a forest fire near the village of Cardigos, Portugal July 22. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante
Close
20 / 20

Next Slideshows

Violence escalates in Hong Kong protests

Hong Kong police faced criticism for an apparent failure to protect anti-government protesters from an attack by what opposition politicians suspected were gang...

23 Jul 2019

Widespread blackout hits Venezuela

More than half of Venezuela s 23 states lost power according to Reuters witnesses and reports on social media, a blackout the government blamed on an ...

23 Jul 2019

Profile: Boris Johnson

Boris Johnson is elected leader of the governing Conservative Party and Britain's next prime minister.

23 Jul 2019

Living statues take over Belgian town

Participants in the 'Statues en Marche' festival in Marche-en-Famenne, Belgium.

22 Jul 2019

MORE IN PICTURES

Photos of the week

Photos of the week

Our top photos from the past week.

Notable deaths in 2019

Notable deaths in 2019

Newsmakers and celebrities who have died this year.

Running the Palio di Siena

Running the Palio di Siena

Since the mid-1600s, 10 riders have hurtled bareback around Siena, Italy's shell-shaped central square in a desperate bid to win the Palio, a silk banner depicting the Madonna and child.

Zimbabwe police fire tear gas at opposition supporters defying protest ban

Zimbabwe police fire tear gas at opposition supporters defying protest ban

Zimbabwean police fired tear gas and beat up more than 100 opposition supporters with batons on Friday after they defied a protest ban in central Harare, witnesses said.

Hong Kong in turmoil

Hong Kong in turmoil

Ten weeks of confrontations between police and protesters have plunged Hong Kong into turmoil, and presented the biggest popular challenge to Chinese President Xi Jinping since he came to power in 2012. Demonstrators say they are fighting the erosion of the "one country, two systems" arrangement that has enshrined some autonomy for Hong Kong since China took it back from Britain in 1997.

Artifacts of the slave trade

Artifacts of the slave trade

Chains, shackles and documents are among the horrific and brutal reminders of the Africa-to-North America slave trade, which began 400 years ago.

Glimpses of Greenland

Glimpses of Greenland

Images from the autonomous Danish territory, which dismissed the notion that it might be up for sale after reports that U.S. President Donald Trump had privately discussed with his advisers the idea of buying the world's biggest island.

Woodstock site hosts concert on 50th anniversary

Woodstock site hosts concert on 50th anniversary

Arlo Guthrie performs at the original site of the Woodstock Festival, on the 50th anniversary of the iconic counterculture event.

Chinese paramilitary conduct exercises near Hong Kong border

Chinese paramilitary conduct exercises near Hong Kong border

Chinese paramilitary forces conducted exercises across the border from Hong Kong, raising fears that Beijing may be preparing to act against mass demonstrations.

Trending Collections

Pictures

Podcast