Portugal's government moved command of the emergency services battling a huge fire in the southern Algarve region to the national level.
The incident occurred on Tuesday on a flight by the Chinese flag carrier from Hong Kong to the city of Dalian in northeastern China.
The fire brigade said "around 100 firefighters are tackling a large fire at a hotel of 12 floors in Knightsbridge", a luxury area of central London where Harrods department store is located.
A volcano in Japan erupted on Thursday, shooting clouds of smoke and rocks into the sky, and prompting authorities to ban access to the peak, but there were no reports of any damage or casualties.
A volcano on the Indonesian tourist hub of Bali sent plumes of grey smoke and steam thousands of metres into the air for the second time this week, triggering flight cancellations ...
Nearly two dozen people have been killed and dozens injured in a blaze that tore through a fireworks factory outside the Indonesian capital, police said Thursday, triggering explosions ...
Photos on social media showed the fire blazing, with black smoke rising near the belly of the plane in between the right wing and tail wing.
London's Holborn underground station closed briefly on Tuesday after overheating equipment on a train filled a platform with smoke.