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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...

Masks no longer mandatory in Portugal with exceptions

The government announced on Thursday that face masks are no longer mandatory, with exceptions. Masks are still mandatory in two types of situations, in...

PCP refuses to be present for President Zelensky’s speech

The Portuguese Communist Party (PCP) announced on Wednesday that they will not be present in parliament during Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelensky's speech, according to...

Cristiano Ronaldo and Georgina’s baby passes away at birth

Portuguese soccer play Cristiano Ronaldo and Georgina Rodriguez announced on Monday that one of their children has passed away at birth. Rodriguez was pregnant...

Free childcare for kids up to 1 years old in Portugal

From 2022/2023 daycares with agreements with the social security system will be free for all children up to one years old. This measure will...

Graça Freitas defends mask mandate in schools

The General Director of Health, Graça Freitas, has defended the decision to keep face masks indoors and in schools mandatory due to the covid-19...

President Zelensky will give speech to Portuguese parliament next week

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky will make a speech via video call to the Portuguese parliament on April 21. The speech will happen at 3...

Covid state of alert extended until April 22 in Portugal

The state of alert has been extended until April 22 by the Portuguese government due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This means that the current...

Mom accusing Cristiano Ronaldo of “assaulting” son

Police are investigating an incident after a mother claimed her 14-year-old autistic son was "assaulted" by the soccer player Cristiano Ronaldo. A video that...

Fuel prices to decrease once again in Portugal

The Portuguese government estimates the price of fuel will decrease once again this Monday. Diesel prices are thought to decrease by seven cents a...

March rain ends extreme drought in Portugal

The rainy days in March have improved the severe and extreme drought facing Portugal, leading to the end of the extreme drought, reports RTP...

Ukrainian President Zelensky will be invited to make speech to Portuguese parliament

The government approved on Wednesday an invite to Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky to make a speech to the Portuguese parliament. President Marcelo Rebelo de...

Lisbon house prices fall by 9% after suspending tourist rental licenses

At the end of 2018, the municipality of Lisbon suspended any new tourist rental licenses (AL) in areas where the density of tourist rentals...

Portuguese Foreigners and Borders Service (SEF) set to be extinct in May

The previous government decided in November 2021 that the Foreigners and Borders Service (SEF) would be extinct in Portugal in January 2022. Due to...

Yellow alert in Portuguese districts due to cold weather and large waves

The districts of Vila Real, Bragança, and Guarda are under yellow art on Monday and Tuesday due to the extremely cold weather, according to...

40 year mortgage loans given to only those 30 and below

If you're over 30 and want to buy a house in Portugal through a mortgage loan, we have bad news. On Friday, April 1,...

Socialist-majority government takes office in Portugal

António Costa has been sworn in as Prime Minister of the XXIII Constitutional government by the President of the Republic, Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa...

São Jorge registers largest earthquake on Tuesday

The earthquake was registered at 9:56 PM local time on the island of São Jorge in the Azores. According to CNN Portugal, the earthquake was also felt...

Portugal qualify for World Cup 2022

Bruno Fernandes scored the 2 goals against North Macedonia on Tuesday night in Porto's Estadio do Dragao, ensuring Portugal a 2022 FIFA World Cup...

Order of Physicians defend end of face mask mandate within 2 weeks in Portugal

The head of the Portuguese Ordem dos Médicos (Order of Physicians) Miguel Guimarães stated on Monday that the government should end the mandatory face...

Portuguese citizen and Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich suffered “suspected poisoning”

Russian oligarch Roman Abramovich has allegedly been a victim of suspected poisoning at peace talks, as well as Ukrainian peace negotiators at the Ukraine-Belarus...

Over 12,000 earthquakes recorded in São Jorge this week

The Azorean seismo-volcanic surveillance center (CIVISA) registered 210 minor tremors between 10 am and 10 pm local time on Saturday on the island of...
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