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Microsoft is launching an AI innovation hub in Portugal

Microsoft announced that it will launch an AI hub called the AI Innovation Factory, in Portugal, in partnership with Accenture, Avanade, and Unicorn Factory...

Portugal with fifth fastest growing economy in the EU in 2023

According to the latest OECD report, the OECD countries’ GDP growth decreased to 1.6%, when compared to 2.9% in the previous year.Among the 27...

Lisbon City Hall approves requalification of palace into housing instead of tourist accomodation

According to CNN Portugal, the Lisbon City Hall finally approved the requalification of an old palace (Palacete Touzet) located in Alcântara, Lisbon.Dating back to...

50 radio stations boycott the Portuguese elections

Around 50 radio stations from all over the country joined to boycott the upcoming legislative elections, in protest against the dying out of the...

Portuguese hacker to be extradited to the United States asks President for help

The family of a Portuguese hacker, who is potentially facing years of incarceration in the United States, appealed to the Portuguese President of the...

Election Polls: Majority wants Democratic Alliance supported by other right-wing parties

According to the last political polls published by Católica University, the majority of the population sees a government formed by the Democratic Alliance party,...

Portuguese farmers block highways across the country in protest

Portuguese farmers are protesting and have been blocking several highways across the country. Similarly to what is happening in other European countries, Portuguese farmers...

Madeira’s Political Scandal: Mayor of Funchal arrested and President resigns

On January 26, 2024, the President of Madeira (a Portuguese autonomous region) presented his resignation to the Portuguese Republic. Similar to what happened with...

Portuguese culinary among the best in the world

Portuguese chefs, and Portugal, as a food destination, are among the best in the world. According to an article published by the creators of...

Ikea says it is not contributing to the political debate with marketing campaign

Ikea used the scandal of the Portuguese Prime Minister’s Chief of Staff for a marketing campaign.During Operation Influencer, which was covered here, the Portuguese...

Lisbon-Porto high speed train to have 10x more passengers than Lisbon-Madrid

The Portuguese Under-Secretary of State for Infrastructure said, last Monday, that the number of estimated passengers for the Lisbon-Porto high-speed train is 10 times...

Portuguese principals say they do not have enough resources for an inclusive education

More than 80% of Portuguese School Principals affirmed that they do not have enough resources for a truly inclusive education.According to a questionnaire that...

Government reduces water consumption cuts in the Algarve to 25%

The Portuguese Government has reduced water consumption cuts in the Algarve to 25%. Initially, according to the contingency plan that was defined because of...

Lisbon can activate contingency plan for the homeless due to cold

The city of Lisbon is monitoring the meteorological conditions in order to activate the contingency plan for the homeless, if required.According to the Mayor...

Nurse’s Order blames National Health Service’s administration for ER chaos and reduced vaccination rate

The Portuguese Nurse’s Order has blamed the Executive Direction of the National Health Service for the increase in mortality and the chaos in hospitalizations...

The twins and 4 million euro treatment in the public health system

A couple of days before Christmas, the Portuguese Socialist Party rejected the petitions for the parliamentary hearings concerning the twins’ case.During 2019 and 2020,...

Potential issues with the new NHR with approval of State Budget

What will happen to the Non-Habitual Resident Special Tax Regime with the approval of the 2024 State Budget? What are the potential issues? What...

Portuguese drug lord arrested this week

The 45-year-old Portuguese citizen, Heitor Brandão, was arrested this Tuesday, by the Portuguese Judiciary Police, in his home near Lisbon.According to the report made...

Some proposals will fall frozen under Portugal’s Management Government

The new airport, the sale of TAP, and the reform of the formula used for updating pensions are some of the dossiers that will...

The 2024 Portuguese State Budget was approved last week in a final global vote

The final budget of the current Prime Minister’s era was approved last week at the Portuguese Assembly of the Republic, in a final global...

Brazil is set to remove statues of Portuguese “pro-slavery” personalities from public spaces

The municipality of Rio de Janeiro will remove several statues of Portuguese figures because of a law proposal that prohibits the municipality from maintaining...

After two years of continuous increase, the Euribor interest rates decreased in November

It is not perfect, but it is good news. The Euribor interest rates, to which most mortgage loans in Portugal are attached, decreased in...

Students in need will receive a free breakfast at school

According to a proposal of the Portuguese Socialist Party to alter the 2024 State Budget, the most disadvantaged students frequenting mandatory schooling will be...

The Portuguese Attorney General does not feel responsible for the PM’s resignation

This Thursday, Attorney General Lucília Gago broke the silence and spoke about Operation Influencer, warning that the Public Ministry only did its job and...

Ikea invested 65 million euros in Portugal and will invest another 60 million

Ikea invested 65 million euros in Portugal this year and is planning on investing another 60 million.The multinational Swedish company Ikea, which is part...

Portuguese startups generate 2.3 billion turnover and create 25 thousand jobs

Portuguese startups generate a turnover of 2.3 billion euros and create 25 thousand jobs.According to the numbers released this week by Startup Portugal during...

75,800 euros in cash found in Prime Minister’s Chief of Staff’s office

During the searches connected to the investigation that led to the resignation of the Portuguese Prime Minister, the authorities found 75,800 euros in cash...

Portuguese President dissolves parliament and schedules elections for March

Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa, the Portuguese President of the Republic, has announced his decision on Thursday to dissolve Parliament and schedule anticipated elections for...

Supreme Court of Justice President denounces corruption in Portugal

The President of the Portuguese Supreme Court of Justice publicly denounced corruption within the country and criticized the political power.According to Henrique Araújo, the...

Portuguese PM Antonio Costa resigns amid corruption scandal

Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Costa announced his resignation on Tuesday afternoon, amid the ongoing lithium corruption scandal. The PM presented his resignation to the...
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