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Covid-19 cases fall in Portugal

Covid-19 cases are finally falling significantly in Portugal. The average number of daily Covid-19 cases in 5 days fell from 4,579 to 4,488. This...

Portuguese need 11.4 years of wages to afford buying a house

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) found that Portuguese people need around 11.4 years of medium average wages to be able to...

Welsh father in coma after stabbing in Albufeira

Joel Collins was allegedly stabbed in a resort in the city of Albufeira in the Algarve on July 4 while walking home from a...

Faro and other Portuguese districts at maximum risk of fire

Over 80 counties in the districts of Braganca, Vila Real, Coimbra, Viseu, Santarem, Castelo Branco, Portalegre, and Faro are at maximum risk of rural...

First monkeypox vaccines given in Portugal

There are a total of 588 monkeypox cases reported in Portugal, 73 of which were notified last week, reports CNN. The first monkeypox vaccines...

New Lisbon speed radars generate more than 5 million euros in a month

Over 38,000 fines were attributed in the first 30 days of the new speed radars in Lisbon. These new 41 speed radars across the...

Russian oligarch obtains Portuguese passport

Publico reported on Wednesday that Roman Abramovich is not the only Russian oligarch that obtained citizenship through the Jewish Law of Return. The billionaire...

Elderly couple dies driving away from fire in Portugal

A couple over 70 years old was found dead on Monday inside a carbonized car in the village of Penabeice, in Murça. The couple...

Portuguese restaurant in top 50 in the world

The Portuguese restaurant Belcanto of chef José Avillez remains among the 50 best restaurants in the world. It is the only Portuguese restaurant in...

Airplane to combat fires crashes killing pilot in Portugal

An amphibious aircraft that was fighting the fires in Portugal crashed in the region of Foz Côa. The 38-year-old pilot, André Serra, was killed...

Portugal Fires: Almost 190 injured and 900 evacuated

The Civil Protection said on Friday that almost 190 people were injured in the last week due to forest fires in Portugal, reports JN....

238 extra deaths in a week in Portugal due to heat wave

The Directorate-General of Health (DGS) has told Lusa that between the 7th and 13th of July, there were 238 extra deaths in Portugal. The...

UK issues Portugal travel warning due to fires

The United Kingdom issued new travel advice about Portugal due to the fires happening all over the country. On Monday, the gov.uk website was...

Multiple fires across Portugal due to heatwave

According to the Civil Protection website, as of 9:12 am local time on July 13, there are 272 active fires all over mainland Portugal....

Fuel prices went down this week in Portugal

Fuel prices went down this week in Portugal for all types of vehicle fuel. Between last Monday (July 4) and this Monday (July 11)...

Portugal Covid-19 Vaccination Rate

In October of 2021, Portugal achieved the highest vaccination rate in the world, reaching full vaccination for 85% of the population in just nine...

Extreme temperatures could approach 50ºC in Portugal

The extremely high temperatures in Portugal will remain until at least the next weekend, but the heat wave could last up to four weeks....

DGS reduces isolation period to five days in Portugal

The Directorate-General of Health of Portugal (DGS) confirmed on Thursday that the isolation period for those infected with covid-19 has changed from seven to...

1 in 10 Portuguese schools fail exams

Almost 1 in 10 Portuguese schools had a failing average in the national exams in 2021. This shows a decrease in grades in comparison...

Hacker steals Booking payments from Lisbon hotel

A Russian hacker infiltrated the booking account of a hotel in Lisbon, the Marino Boutique Hotel, and was able to generate almost half a...

NOS Alive returns to Portugal after 2 years

After two postponed editions due to the covid-19 pandemic, NOS Alive is back on Wednesday in Oeiras! The 14th edition of NOS Alive starts...

Rent prices in Portugal increase in second trimester

Idealista reports that rental prices continue to increase in Portugal, registering a 2.6% increase in the second trimester of the year, in contrast to...

Single-use takeaway packaging to cost 30 cents in Portugal

Your next UberEats order just got more expensive, but also more sustainable. Single-use plastic packaging for takeaways will start costing 30 cents on Friday...

Lisbon Airport Update: PM revokes new airport decision

Prime Minister Antonio Costa has asked for Pedro Nuno Santos, the Minister of Infrastructure to quit and has revoked his dispatch surrounding a new...

Lisbon to get new airport in 2035

UPDATE: Prime Minister Antonio Costa has asked for the Minister of Infrastructure to quit and has revoked his dispatch surrounding the new airport plans.  The...

Prozis CEO loses influencer endorsements due to pro-life post

"Nature is healing", said Miguel Milhao the CEO of Prozis in a pro-life post on LinkedIn on Sunday. The Portuguese CEO said, "It seems...

Livre wants to criminalize “conversion therapy” in Portugal

The party Livre announced on Tuesday its project of the law to criminalize "conversion therapy" in Portugal. Represented by the only member of parliament...

Four injured in fire in Colombo mall in Lisbon

A fire in Colombo Shopping Mall in Lisbon broke out on Monday afternoon, injuring four people and leading to the evacuation of the building....

Minor earthquake registered near Madeira

An earthquake of 3,6 magnitude on the Richter scale was registered today, 55 kilometers from Deserta Grande Island on the Madeira Archipelago. The Madeira earthquake...

Zelensky fires ambassador of Ukraine to Portugal

The President of Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelensky, signed a decree on Friday to fire the ambassador of Ukraine to Portugal, Inna Ohnivets. The ambassadors in...
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