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12 The Portugal News • 22 Jun 2019                                 News


      Compensation for weather                                                                          No ifs, ands, or buts when


                                                                                                        it comes to cigarette butts
      affected farmers                                                                                  Bill to crack down on   cigarette butts are tossed
                                                                                                        Bill to crack down on
                                                                                                        Bill to crack down on
                                                                                                        Bill to crack down on
                                                                                                        Bill to crack down on
                                                                                                        cigarette butts passed
                                                                                                        cigarette butts passed  on the floor each minute”.
                                                                                                        cigarette butts passed
                                                                                                        cigarette butts passed
                                                                                                        cigarette butts passed
                                                                                                                                  The bill sees that, on the
                                                                                                        in Parliament
                                                                                                        in Parliament
                                                                                                        in Parliament           one hand, establishments
                                                                                                        in Parliament
                                                                                                        in Parliament
      The Regional Government of Maderia has paid over €35,000 Euros to farmers                                                 are equipped with
      affected by last year’s storms of February and March.                                               Parliament has        ashtrays, while on the other
                                                                                                        approved new legislation  hand, hefty fines are
                                                                                                        to tackle cigarette butt  applied to those throwing
                                                                                                        disposal. The proposed  cigarette butts on the floor.
                                                                                                        legislation was brought   The document will now
                                                                                                        forth by the PAN (People  be handed to the
                                                                                                        Animals Nature) party’s  Commission for the
                                                                                                        only Member of          Environment, Territorial
                                                                                                        Parliament, André Silva,  Configuration,
                                                                                                        who is concerned about  Decentralisation, Local
                                                                                                        the estimate that “in   Power and Habitation for
                                                                                                        Portugal about 7,000    further consideration.
                                                                                                        Huge brawl spoils
                                                                                                        sunset event
                                                                                                        Footage of a huge brawl that broke out at one
                                                                                                        Footage of a huge brawl that broke out at one
                                                                                                        Footage of a huge brawl that broke out at one
                                                                                                        Footage of a huge brawl that broke out at one
                                                                                                        Footage of a huge brawl that broke out at one
                                                                                                        of northern Portugal’s most popular music
                                                                                                        of northern Portugal’s most popular music
                                                                                                        of northern Portugal’s most popular music
                                                                                                        of northern Portugal’s most popular music
                                                                                                        of northern Portugal’s most popular music
                                                                                                        events last weekend is sweeping social media.
                                                                                                        events last weekend is sweeping social media.
                                                                                                        events last weekend is sweeping social media.
                                                                                                        events last weekend is sweeping social media.
                                                                                                        events last weekend is sweeping social media.
                                                                                                          Several people were     Around 4,000 people
                                                                                                        injured in the scuffle at the  were expected to attend
                                                                                                        ‘Match – Gerês Sunset’  this year’s event, for which
                                                                                                        event in Terras de Bouro,  a maximum limit of 40
                                                                                                        Gerês, two of whom had  boats was set.
                                                                                                        to be taken to hospital.  Footage of the brawl was
                                                                                                          Dozens of men and     captured by those at the
      The storms that hit Madeira in the early months of 2018.
      The storms that hit Madeira in the early months of 2018.                                          women were involved in  event last Saturday evening
      The storms that hit Madeira in the early months of 2018.
      The storms that hit Madeira in the early months of 2018.
      The storms that hit Madeira in the early months of 2018.
      (Photo: Lusa/Homem De Gouveia)                          anana and sugarcane farmers hailing from the  the clash at the over-18’s  and quickly spread across
      (Photo: Lusa/Homem De Gouveia)
      (Photo: Lusa/Homem De Gouveia)
      (Photo: Lusa/Homem De Gouveia)
      (Photo: Lusa/Homem De Gouveia)
                                                              south coast of the Portuguese island of Madeira  event, held in a locale  social networks.
                                                              are set to receive a sum of over €35,000. The  widely agreed to be one of  Newspaper Diário do
                                                       Bamount is designed to alleviate the losses      the most picturesque    Minho reports that the
                                                       incurred as a result of the storms that hit the territory in the  spots in northern  clash broke out at 9.30pm
                                                       early months of 2018.                            Portugal.               on the Rio Caldo Bridge.
                                                       The Regional Government also approved the funding of  The enclosure on the  Weekly V states that
                                                       fourteen Youth Associations focused on educational,  Caldo River is reachable by  football chants could have
                                                       formative, cultural and charitable areas of society.  boat as well as by road,  caused the fracas.
                                                       According to Pedro Calado, Vice-President of the  with last year’s edition  According to that same
                                                       Regional Executive, ‘the amounts attributed contribute to  seeing some 60 vessels  source, authorities said
                                                       the generation of a dynamic participation of children and  gather there from several  several people suffered
                                                       young adults in projects focused on active citizenship’.  Portuguese and Spanish  cuts and bruises, but only
                                                       The Regional Government also announced that it is  marinas, such as Lisbon,  two victims required
                                                       looking at expanding its monetary contributions to other  Leiria, Viana do Castelo  assistance at Braga
                                                       areas such as housing and sociocultural events.  and Vigo.               Hospital.
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