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Warm temperatures and no rain in October

During the first half of October, Portugal will have temperatures way above what was initially expected. This weekend, temperatures are expected to reach 37...

Portugal and California strengthen ties through surfing and conservation

The Portuguese Consulate in San Francisco is working to strengthen the relationship between Portugal and California through surfing and conservation.Consul Pedro Pinto is trying...

Over 400 prisoners released due to Pope amnesty

The Portuguese law that brought the Papal Amnesty into effect already liberated more than 400 prisoners since the beginning of the month.The law, which...

Portugal’s mortgage interest rates surge to highest level since March 2009

The interest rates on mortgages have reached their highest point since March 2009.This week, the National Statistics Institute (INE) revealed that the implicit interest...

BE wants to ban non-residents from buying property in Portugal

Bloco de Esquerda (Left Bloc), one of the Portuguese left-wing political parties, has proposed a series of measures aimed at fighting the current housing...

Portuguese town flooded with millions of liters of red wine

A small Portuguese town was flooded with millions of liters of red wine after the explosion of two distillery tanks.The streets of São Lourenço...

PM announces measures to increase purchasing power of the Portuguese

This week, the Portuguese Government announced two measures to increase the purchasing power of Portuguese citizens.First, on Wednesday, the Portuguese Prime Minister announced,...

6,000 drivers caught in speed traps in 24 hours

In less than twenty-four hours, the newly installed speed traps caught 6,000 drivers going over the speed limit.There are 37 new speed traps operating...

50,000 students get into university in Portugal’s first phase

Almost 50,000 students got into university in Portugal. However, there are 38 degrees available that no one wants to apply to at the moment. This...

President will enact new drug law in Portugal

The Portuguese President of the Republic will enact the new version of the drug law after it has been validated by the Portuguese Constitutional...

Marcelo becomes the first President to enter Ukraine trenches

The Portuguese President of the Republic visited Ukraine this week to show Portugal’s support, and to be part of Ukraine’s Independence Day celebrations. Once...

Portuguese President vetoes housing program, prolonging Golden Visa availability

The Portuguese President of the Republic vetoed the program “Mais Habitação” (More Habitation), which was created to tackle the ongoing housing crisis.According to a...

Illegal avocado plantations consume water in drought-struck Algarve

A report by CNN Portugal found that thousands of illegal avocado trees keep consuming scarce water in times of extreme drought in the Algarve.Some...

Thousands sign petition against naming bridge after cardinal suspected of covering up child sexual abuse

Over 17,000 Portuguese citizens are against the decision of naming a public bridge after Cardinal Dom Manuel Clemente. The public petition will be discussed...

Portugal at risk of rural fires

On Thursday, the Portuguese authorities warned of an aggravated risk of rural fires due to dry and hot weather. High temperatures mixed with strong...

Portugal’s State of the Nation 2023: Key Statistics

The State of The Nation debate in Portugal took place on July 20th. The purpose was to perform an annual evaluation of the state...

Man who threatened Portuguese President will not face jail time

The Portuguese Public Ministry wants the man that threatened the President of the Republic to be considered "unaccountable".According to the accusation, in October 2022,...

Portuguese doctors strike in August

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Portuguese doctors held a national strike on August 1 and 2 due to their union's rejection of the government's proposal on salaries and working...

Portugal vs USA: Portugal out of the FIFA Women’s World Cup

The Portuguese women's soccer team has been eliminated from the 2023 FIFA’s Women's World Cup after a 0-0 draw with the United States on...

Portugal beats Vietnam 2-0 in historic World Cup win

Portugal has delivered a historic win in the FIFA Women's World Cup, beating Vietnam 2-0. This is the first win for Portugal in a...

13 people injured in Cascais fire last night

On Tuesday afternoon at around 5 pm, a fire began in a mountainous area in Alcabideche, a part of the Sintra-Cascais natural park, which...

FIFA Women’s World Cup: Netherlands beats Portugal 1-0

In their debut match at the Women's World Cup in New Zealand on Sunday, the Portuguese national women's football team lost against the Netherlands...

EasyJet cancels 350 flights from Portugal

EasyJet has canceled 350 flights departing from Portugal between July 21st and July 25th due to a scheduled strike.Last Thursday, the National Union of Civil...

Portuguese Government to pardon young convicts upon Pope’s visit to the country

The Portuguese Council of Ministers approved a law proposal for pardons and acts of clemency for young people on June 19th, 2023. The proposal...

Portugal Golden Visa not ending, only real estate scrapped

Unlike what was initially expected in February 2023, the Portugal Golden Visa is not coming to an end. Instead, certain investment options that make...

Playing music at the beach could lead to fines up to €4,000

If the perfect beach day for you includes blasting your favorite music on some speakers, think again. Playing music at the beach could lead...

Taylor Swift tour coming to Portugal in 2024

Taylor Swift is performing in Portugal on May 24, 2024, at Estádio da Luz in Lisbon. Swift took to Instagram to share the stops...

SEF inspectors cancel airport strikes in Lisbon, Porto, Faro and Madeira

Immigration and Borders Service (SEF) inspectors canceled the airport strikes in Lisbon, Porto, Faro, and Madeira last Friday.The strikes were scheduled to take place...

Third day of Maddie search in Algarve dam could be the last

The search for Maddie McCann at the Arade Dam in Algarve is expected to conclude this Thursday, although the results of the investigations have...

Man shot in Lisbon metro after trying to stab police

On Thursday afternoon, a man was shot by PSP police officers after attempting to stab a law enforcement officer and threatening several passengers of...
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