Portugal has started the process of recovering huge areas of forest lost in fires that struck the country last year. On Sunday over 3,000 volunteers planted around 67,000 trees in Leiria in central Portugal. More than 80 percent of the pine forest was lost in the blazes that also claimed 114 lives.
Officials say Thursday's Bronx apartment building blaze spread after the toddler's mother failed to shut the kitchen door as she fled with him and his younger sibling. Twelve people died and a further four are in critical condition in hospital