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Portuguese fireman watch as a Canadair sprays water at a forest fire in the area of Serra de Monchique, in Monchique, Portugal
Portuguese model Sigrid Vieira poses for a photograph after having her make-up applied backstage during the Portugal Fashion Fall-Winter Fashion Show 2015-16, in Lisbon.
Commuters walk in the rain through Comercio square during a partial strike by Lisbon‘s subway workers on Wednesday
Members of Vila Franca Xira forcados group perform during a bullfight at Campo Pequeno bullring in Lisbon. Forcados are traditional Portuguese bullfighters who catch bulls with their bare hands during the festival
Portuguese forcados are tossed by a bull as they try to catch it during a traditional Portuguese bullfight at Lisbon‘s Campo Pequeno bullring. The forcados are a group of eight men who perform the “pega de cara”, or “face catch”, in which they challenge a fighting bull barehanded
Portuguese President Anibal Cavaco Silva is helped by security and staff members after feeling unwell during his speech at ceremonies for Portugal Day in Guarda, northern Portugal
A firefighter fights a forest fire at Ferreira de Aves, in Satao, Portugal on Friday. Some 247 firemen, using 67 land vehicles and four airplanes, are trying to extinguish the fire.
Firefighters and local residents struggle on Tuesday to tackle raging wildfires that have consumed large swathes of forest in Portugal and Spain and cost the lives of four emergency workers.
Local residents try to extinguish a wildfire at Fornelo do Monte near Vouzela, Portugal, on Wednesday. Several hundred firefighters, backed by two Spanish Canadair planes, were tackling forest fires raging in the north and centre of the country. Portugal has sought help from Spain and France. Some 31,000 hectares have been lost to fire in Portugal this year
Firemen are silhouetted against the flames as they fight a forest fire at Moimenta da Beira, Portugal. Media reports citing a spokesman for the National Fire Coordination Centre state that more that 200,000 hectares of forest have been burnt by wildfires this year after months of severe drought. According to the media reports there has already been several casualties of the fires.