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Many dead in Bangladesh factory fire

Police and eyewitnesses says dozens have been taken to hospital. Firefighters are struggling to control the blaze in the four-storey building.

Police and eyewitnesses says dozens have been taken to hospital. Firefighters are struggling to control the blaze in the four-storey building.

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Residents evacuated from Algarve villages

People have been evacuated from three villages in the Algarve region in southern Portugal, including a holiday resort, as hundreds of firefighters continued to battle wildfires across the country on…

People have been evacuated from three villages in the Algarve region in southern Portugal, including a holiday resort, as hundreds of firefighters continued to battle wildfires across the country on…

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'The flames are 7 metres high', wildfires rage in Spain and Portugal

Thousands of firefighters in Spain and Portugal are battling blazes, as officials hope for a change in the weather to stop the spread of the flames.

Thousands of firefighters in Spain and Portugal are battling blazes, as officials hope for a change in the weather to stop the spread of the flames.

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Spain: Wildfires rage on the Costa Blanca

Three separate wildfires, which authorities say were started deliberately, have been raging along Spain's Costa Blanca since Sunday, aggravated by soaring temperatures and strong winds.

Three separate wildfires, which authorities say were started deliberately, have been raging along Spain's Costa Blanca since Sunday, aggravated by soaring temperatures and strong winds.

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Firefighters gain ground against Southern California wildfire

Firefighters in Southern California have been gaining ground against a wildfire in a mountain pass that has forced tens of thousands of people to flee their…

Firefighters in Southern California have been gaining ground against a wildfire in a mountain pass that has forced tens of thousands of people to flee their…

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Southern California firefighters making progress against worst blaze

Firefighters in southern California say they are starting to get on top of the huge Blue Cut wildfire that has destroyed many buildings and forced over 80,000 people to flee their homes.

Firefighters in southern California say they are starting to get on top of the huge Blue Cut wildfire that has destroyed many buildings and forced over 80,000 people to flee their homes.

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Wildfire rages unchecked in California

Hundreds of firefighters are battling a rapidly-spreading wildfire raging unchecked in drought-stricken San Bernardino County.

Hundreds of firefighters are battling a rapidly-spreading wildfire raging unchecked in drought-stricken San Bernardino County.

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North California fire: man arrested for arson

Firefighters in Northern California are continuing to battle a blaze that has destroyed at least 175 homes and businesses and forced 4,000 people to flee their…

Firefighters in Northern California are continuing to battle a blaze that has destroyed at least 175 homes and businesses and forced 4,000 people to flee their…

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Wildfire destroys scores of homes in Northern California

A wildfire which spread into a small Northern California town over the weekend has destroyed more than 175 homes and businesses.

A wildfire which spread into a small Northern California town over the weekend has destroyed more than 175 homes and businesses.

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Fires rage across southern Europe

High temperatures, strong winds and a lack of rainfall mean parts of France, Spain and Portugal are battling widespread wildfires.

High temperatures, strong winds and a lack of rainfall mean parts of France, Spain and Portugal are battling widespread wildfires.

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Portugal fires: Wildfires rage on mainland as Madeira counts cost

Flames on the tourist island of Madeira have made headlines worldwide but Portugal’s mainland is also being ravaged by a wave of more than 100 wildfires.

Flames on the tourist island of Madeira have made headlines worldwide but Portugal’s mainland is also being ravaged by a wave of more than 100 wildfires.

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Three dead and many evacuated in Madeira wildfires

At least three people have been killed and about 1,000 evacuated after wildfires engulfed parts of Funchal, the capital of the Portuguese island of Madeira.

At least three people have been killed and about 1,000 evacuated after wildfires engulfed parts of Funchal, the capital of the Portuguese island of Madeira.

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Wildfires lay waste to mainland Portugal and Madeira

The authorities say around 3,000 firefighters, the majority of them volunteers, are trying to extinguish hundreds of forest fires across the country.

The authorities say around 3,000 firefighters, the majority of them volunteers, are trying to extinguish hundreds of forest fires across the country.

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Northern Portugal declares forest fire emergency

Thousands of firefighters are deployed as forecasters say the risk for the north of the country until Wednesday is "very high" or at its "maximum".

Thousands of firefighters are deployed as forecasters say the risk for the north of the country until Wednesday is "very high" or at its "maximum".

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Birthday party blaze at French bar leaves 13 dead

France is in shock after 13 people died and six more were injured when fire ripped through a bar in the northern city of Rouen, turning birthday celebrations to…

France is in shock after 13 people died and six more were injured when fire ripped through a bar in the northern city of Rouen, turning birthday celebrations to…

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Wildfire claims life in Canary Islands

Over 700 people have been evacuated to safety from the path of a wildfire that has claimed one life on the Spanish island of La Palma.

Over 700 people have been evacuated to safety from the path of a wildfire that has claimed one life on the Spanish island of La Palma.