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Russian oligarch obtains Portuguese passport

Publico reported on Wednesday that Roman Abramovich is not the only Russian oligarch that obtained citizenship through the Jewish Law of Return. The billionaire...

Elderly couple dies driving away from fire in Portugal

A couple over 70 years old was found dead on Monday inside a carbonized car in the village of Penabeice, in Murça. The couple...

Portuguese restaurant in top 50 in the world

The Portuguese restaurant Belcanto of chef José Avillez remains among the 50 best restaurants in the world. It is the only Portuguese restaurant in...

Airplane to combat fires crashes killing pilot in Portugal

An amphibious aircraft that was fighting the fires in Portugal crashed in the region of Foz Côa. The 38-year-old pilot, André Serra, was killed...

Portugal Fires: Almost 190 injured and 900 evacuated

The Civil Protection said on Friday that almost 190 people were injured in the last week due to forest fires in Portugal, reports JN....

238 extra deaths in a week in Portugal due to heat wave

The Directorate-General of Health (DGS) has told Lusa that between the 7th and 13th of July, there were 238 extra deaths in Portugal. The...

UK issues Portugal travel warning due to fires

The United Kingdom issued new travel advice about Portugal due to the fires happening all over the country. On Monday, the gov.uk website was...

Multiple fires across Portugal due to heatwave

According to the Civil Protection website, as of 9:12 am local time on July 13, there are 272 active fires all over mainland Portugal....

Fuel prices went down this week in Portugal

Fuel prices went down this week in Portugal for all types of vehicle fuel. Between last Monday (July 4) and this Monday (July 11)...

Portugal Covid-19 Vaccination Rate

In October of 2021, Portugal achieved the highest vaccination rate in the world, reaching full vaccination for 85% of the population in just nine...

Extreme temperatures could approach 50ºC in Portugal

The extremely high temperatures in Portugal will remain until at least the next weekend, but the heat wave could last up to four weeks....

DGS reduces isolation period to five days in Portugal

The Directorate-General of Health of Portugal (DGS) confirmed on Thursday that the isolation period for those infected with covid-19 has changed from seven to...

1 in 10 Portuguese schools fail exams

Almost 1 in 10 Portuguese schools had a failing average in the national exams in 2021. This shows a decrease in grades in comparison...

Hacker steals Booking payments from Lisbon hotel

A Russian hacker infiltrated the booking account of a hotel in Lisbon, the Marino Boutique Hotel, and was able to generate almost half a...

NOS Alive returns to Portugal after 2 years

After two postponed editions due to the covid-19 pandemic, NOS Alive is back on Wednesday in Oeiras! The 14th edition of NOS Alive starts...

Rent prices in Portugal increase in second trimester

Idealista reports that rental prices continue to increase in Portugal, registering a 2.6% increase in the second trimester of the year, in contrast to...

Single-use takeaway packaging to cost 30 cents in Portugal

Your next UberEats order just got more expensive, but also more sustainable. Single-use plastic packaging for takeaways will start costing 30 cents on Friday...

Lisbon Airport Update: PM revokes new airport decision

Prime Minister Antonio Costa has asked for Pedro Nuno Santos, the Minister of Infrastructure to quit and has revoked his dispatch surrounding a new...

Lisbon to get new airport in 2035

UPDATE: Prime Minister Antonio Costa has asked for the Minister of Infrastructure to quit and has revoked his dispatch surrounding the new airport plans.  The...

Prozis CEO loses influencer endorsements due to pro-life post

"Nature is healing", said Miguel Milhao the CEO of Prozis in a pro-life post on LinkedIn on Sunday. The Portuguese CEO said, "It seems...

Livre wants to criminalize “conversion therapy” in Portugal

The party Livre announced on Tuesday its project of the law to criminalize "conversion therapy" in Portugal. Represented by the only member of parliament...

Four injured in fire in Colombo mall in Lisbon

A fire in Colombo Shopping Mall in Lisbon broke out on Monday afternoon, injuring four people and leading to the evacuation of the building....

Minor earthquake registered near Madeira

An earthquake of 3,6 magnitude on the Richter scale was registered today, 55 kilometers from Deserta Grande Island on the Madeira Archipelago. The Madeira earthquake...

Zelensky fires ambassador of Ukraine to Portugal

The President of Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelensky, signed a decree on Friday to fire the ambassador of Ukraine to Portugal, Inna Ohnivets. The ambassadors in...

Portuguese politicians react to overturn of Roe v Wade

At least half of US states are now predicted to overturn their abortion rights as the constitutional right to an abortion is no longer...

Monkeypox cases rise to 348 in Portugal

The Directorate‑General of Health of Portugal (DGS) confirmed on Friday that there are 20 more cases of Monkeypox in Porto. There are currently 348...

Police seize over 8 tons of cocaine in Setubal

The Judiciary Police (PJ) detained 8.13 tons of cocaine in the Port of Setubal, one of the largest drug seizures in Portugal, reports RTP...

Little girl killed in Setubal due to 400 euro debt

The mother of Jessica, a three-year-old girl killed in Setubal, owed the murder suspects 400 euros. The mother owed money to the three detained...

Graça Freitas warns against getting sick in Portugal this August

"The worst thing that can happen to us is getting sick in August", warns Graça Freitas the General Director of Health in Apliarca on...

Portuguese PJ helps catch “Brazilian Escobar”

CNN Portugal has reported that the Policia Judiciaria (PJ) in Portugal helped with the investigation that has led to the arrest of a major...
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