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37 confirmed cases of monkeypox in Portugal

There are 37 confirmed cases of monkeypox in Portugal and there are still more suspected cases awaiting results. 35 of these cases have been...

Menstrual leave proposal rejected in Portugal

People Animals Nature's (PAN) proposal for a menstrual leave for up to 3 days for "people with a uterus that suffer severe pain during...

PM Antonio Costa visited Ukraine on Saturday

Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Costa arrived in Kyiv on Saturday and met with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky. During his one-day trip, Costa announced that...

Graça Freitas asks population in Portugal to wear a mask

The Director-General of Health Graça Freitas has recommended that people wear masks indoors and in high frequented places, as Covid-19 cases increase. On April 22,...

Portugal’s Ministry of Education confirms cyberattack

The Ministry of Education confirmed on Wednesday to CNN Portugal that a cyberattack occurred where the National Examinations Jury platform was targeted by a...

Monkeypox: DGS admits there is an outbreak in Portugal

The Directorate-General of Health of Portugal (DGS) has told CNN that the five cases of monkeypox identified in Portugal constitute an outbreak. Margarida Tavares,...

Temperatures will reach over 35°C degrees in Portugal this weekend

Temperatures will reach over 35°C degrees in regions of mainland Portugal on Friday and Saturday, leading to a risk of fires. The heatwave will...

Portugal’s GDP growth forecast for 2022 largest in the EU

Portugal's economy has seen the most growth in the European Union in a year, according to the European Commission. Brussels projects that the country's...

Eurovision 2022: Portugal in 9th place with 207 points

Portugal finished 9th in the Eurovision Song Contest 2022 on Saturday night, after getting 5th place by the national juries. The country has reached this...

Europe’s largest floating solar panel farm built in Portugal

A floating solar farm of 12,000 solar panels will be ready to produce power in July of this year in Portugal's Alqueva reservoir on...

Medina confirms crypto will be taxed in Portugal

For the past few years, Portugal has been called one of the last crypto tax havens in Europe. However, it seems this is coming...

Ex-banker João Rendeiro found dead in prison

The ex-banker João Rendeiro was found dead a few hours ago in his cell in Westville Prison, South Africa, reports CNN Portugal. The circumstances...

200,000 gather in Fatima for miracle celebrations

Over 200,000 people have gathered in Cova da Iria in Fátima for the first celebration of the 13th of May without Covid-19 restrictions, on...

Apartment in Portugal sells for 3 Bitcoin

A two-bedroom apartment in Braga was purchased for 3 bitcoin on May 5, 2022, the first crypto-only transaction for a property purchase in the...

Portuguese doctors could be penalized for abortions

Family doctors with patients that carry out voluntary abortions could be penalized if the Portuguese government accepts a proposal with new evaluation criteria for...

Portugal qualifies for Eurovision 2022

Portugal has qualified for the Eurovision Song Contest 2022 Final in Turin, Italy on Tuesday night with Maro's "Saudade, Saudade". Mariana Secca, also known...

Portugal likely to qualify for Eurovision final

Tuesday night is the first semi-final of the Eurovision Song Contest 2022 in Turin, Italy where the first 17 songs will compete and 10...

Temperatures over 30 °C degrees expected this weekend in Portugal

Many regions of the country will see temperatures over 30°C (86°F) which meteorologists have argued will increase the risk of fires. The Portuguese Institute...

PM Antonio Costa announces €2.1 million Ukraine aid

The Socialist Prime Minister announced on Thursday that Portugal will contribute €2.1 million in humanitarian aid to Ukraine, of which €1 million will be...

PM Antonio Costa accepts invite to visit Kyiv

Prime Minister Antonio Costa announced at the end of a video chat this Wednesday with Ukrainian Prime Minister Denys Shmygal that he has accepted...

Union president asks Marcelo to stop SEF extinction calling the GNR and PSP “xenophobic and racist”

The President of the labor union for the Portuguese Foreigners and Borders Service (SEF), Acácio Pereira wrote an open letter directed at President Marcelo...

Portugal’s State Budget 2022 Approved

The Portuguese parliament has approved on Friday, April 29 the State Budget 2022, after two days of debate. The Socialist majority government's proposal passed...

Pollen levels high until Thursday

Every region of mainland Portugal will be facing high levels of pollen in the atmosphere until Thursday, according to the Portuguese Society of Allergology...

Bank evaluation values of properties reach record high in Portugal

According to Idealista News, the median evaluation by banks for properties has reached a new record high. In only a month, the median values...

Minor earthquake in São Miguel, Azores

A 2,3 earthquake was felt on Sunday on the island of São Miguel in the Azores, according to  CIVISA. According to the Richter scale,...

Portugal becomes first EU country to implement fast-track system for UK citizens

Post-Brexit, many UK citizens feared long waiting lines at passport checks within the European Union (EU). However, Portugal has just become the first country...

Extinction of Portuguese Foreigners and Borders Service (SEF) postponed

The extinction of the Foreigners and Borders Service (SEF) in Portugal has been postponed once again, without a particular extinction date set. SEF was...

Free transport for young and elderly residents in Lisbon

The Lisbon city council approved on Thursday unanimously a free public transportation measure in the Portuguese capital for young and elderly residents. The measure is...

Child abuser made official suspect in Maddie McCann case

German child abuser Christian Brueckner, 44, has been made an official suspect in the disappearance of Madeleine McCann by the Portuguese authorities on Thursday....

Zelensky compares Putin to Salazar in speech

In his 15-minute speech to the Portuguese parliament on Thursday, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky compared Putin's regime to the fascist dictator Antonio Salazar's, a...
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