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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...

Hackers that cyber attacked SIC and Expresso were led by a 16 year old

In January, the websites of the Portuguese paper Espresso and of the channel SIC were targets of a cyber-attack by a group of hackers...

Portugal eliminates Turkey from UEFA World Cup

Portugal has eliminated Turkey in the UEFA World Cup playoff seminal final defeating them 3-1 in Porto on Thursday. Otavio, Diogo Jota, and Matheus...

Energy crisis: Economically disadvantaged families will receive 60 euros

On Wednesday the Council of Ministers approved new support that will be given to economically disadvantaged families. The most vulnerable families will be given...

Covid restrictions in place until at least April 18 in Portugal

As predicted, the current covid restrictions in Portugal remain in place until at least April 18 as the state of alert was extended on...

Portuguese government announced: the majority of ministers are women for the first time ever

Antonio Costa's cabinet was announced Wednesday evening, a list of 17 ministers and 38 secretaries of state. The socialist-majority government will take over on...

Portugal PM Antonio Costa promises to defend NATO countries

Prime Minister Antonio Costa announced on Tuesday that Portugal will defend NATO's territory and that a collective defense strategy is the best way to...

Time change happens this weekend in Portugal

Time to welcome those late sunsets! Spring is here and so is daylight saving time. Portugal will change from winter time to summer time....

Suspects detained due to police officer’s murder

Three suspects have been detained as of Monday after Police Officer Fábio Guerra died in São José hospital, three days after falling into a...

Fuel prices going down in Portugal

In the last couple of weeks, as a result of the war in Ukraine, fuel prices in Portugal increased to over 2 euros a liter....
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