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Nurse’s Order blames National Health Service’s administration for ER chaos and reduced vaccination rate

The Portuguese Nurse’s Order has blamed the Executive Direction of the National Health Service for the increase in mortality and the chaos in hospitalizations...

The twins and 4 million euro treatment in the public health system

A couple of days before Christmas, the Portuguese Socialist Party rejected the petitions for the parliamentary hearings concerning the twins’ case.During 2019 and 2020,...

Potential issues with the new NHR with approval of State Budget

What will happen to the Non-Habitual Resident Special Tax Regime with the approval of the 2024 State Budget? What are the potential issues? What...

Portuguese drug lord arrested this week

The 45-year-old Portuguese citizen, Heitor Brandão, was arrested this Tuesday, by the Portuguese Judiciary Police, in his home near Lisbon.According to the report made...

Some proposals will fall frozen under Portugal’s Management Government

The new airport, the sale of TAP, and the reform of the formula used for updating pensions are some of the dossiers that will...

The 2024 Portuguese State Budget was approved last week in a final global vote

The final budget of the current Prime Minister’s era was approved last week at the Portuguese Assembly of the Republic, in a final global...

Brazil is set to remove statues of Portuguese “pro-slavery” personalities from public spaces

The municipality of Rio de Janeiro will remove several statues of Portuguese figures because of a law proposal that prohibits the municipality from maintaining...

After two years of continuous increase, the Euribor interest rates decreased in November

It is not perfect, but it is good news. The Euribor interest rates, to which most mortgage loans in Portugal are attached, decreased in...

Students in need will receive a free breakfast at school

According to a proposal of the Portuguese Socialist Party to alter the 2024 State Budget, the most disadvantaged students frequenting mandatory schooling will be...

The Portuguese Attorney General does not feel responsible for the PM’s resignation

This Thursday, Attorney General Lucília Gago broke the silence and spoke about Operation Influencer, warning that the Public Ministry only did its job and...

Ikea invested 65 million euros in Portugal and will invest another 60 million

Ikea invested 65 million euros in Portugal this year and is planning on investing another 60 million.The multinational Swedish company Ikea, which is part...

Portuguese startups generate 2.3 billion turnover and create 25 thousand jobs

Portuguese startups generate a turnover of 2.3 billion euros and create 25 thousand jobs.According to the numbers released this week by Startup Portugal during...

75,800 euros in cash found in Prime Minister’s Chief of Staff’s office

During the searches connected to the investigation that led to the resignation of the Portuguese Prime Minister, the authorities found 75,800 euros in cash...

Portuguese President dissolves parliament and schedules elections for March

Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa, the Portuguese President of the Republic, has announced his decision on Thursday to dissolve Parliament and schedule anticipated elections for...

Supreme Court of Justice President denounces corruption in Portugal

The President of the Portuguese Supreme Court of Justice publicly denounced corruption within the country and criticized the political power.According to Henrique Araújo, the...

Portuguese PM Antonio Costa resigns amid corruption scandal

Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Costa announced his resignation on Tuesday afternoon, amid the ongoing lithium corruption scandal. The PM presented his resignation to the...

Record Increase of the Minimum Wage in 2024

The Portuguese minimum wage is set to increase again in 2024. The 7.895% surge will be the largest yearly increase ever registered.According to the...

Portuguese Police Apologize to Madeleine McCann’s parents

Sixteen years after the disappearance of Madeleine McCann in Praia da Luz, the Portuguese Judiciary Police flew to London to apologize to her parents...

TAP profits 180.5 million euros in three months

The Portuguese airline TAP showed profits of 180,5 million euros between July and September.According to an official statement, the company profited 230 million euros...

Portuguese dog, oldest in the world, dies aged 31

Guinness World Record holder Bobi, a medium/large-sized Portuguese dog, died last Saturday, at 31 years and 165 days according to the Government’s pet database.Earlier...

Four Portuguese Villages Win Best Tourist Village 2023

The World Tourism Organization recently honored several Portuguese destinations, recognizing their excellence in the “Best Tourist Village 2023” and “Best Global Tourist Destination” categories....

IMF warns that house prices in Portugal are overvalued

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) warns that house prices, in Portugal, are overvalued by 20%.Even though prices dropped slightly, the IMF warns that houses...

Portuguese bank sold to fintech app Rauva

Portuguese bank Banco Empresas Montepio has been sold to the Portuguese fintech super-app Rauva.According to the information disclosed by both parties, Montepio Bank agreed...

112,000 Israelis applied for Portuguese nationality since 2015

More than 112 thousand Israelis applied for Portuguese nationality under the Sephardic law in the last eight years.The Sephardic law, which was approved in...

“Portugal is an amazing country for foreigners and wealthy people”, says Salvador Sobral

According to the winner of the EuroVision contest in 2017, "Portugal is not for the Portuguese". In his words: “Portugal is a phenomenal country,...

CJEU: Portuguese income tax for interest on bonds and securities received abroad violates the free movement of capital

The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) has stated that the Portuguese Personal Income Tax (IRS) for interest on bonds and securities...

Diabetes medication Ozempic is sold out in Portugal due to being used for cosmetic purposes

The diabetes medication Ozempic is sold out in many pharmacies throughout Portugal because it is being used for cosmetic weight loss purposes, along with...

Portugal’s Non-Habitual Resident Tax Regime To End in 2024

The Portuguese Prime Minister announced that the Non-Habitual Resident Tax Regime (NHR) will end in 2024 as it no longer makes sense. In an interview...

Portugal Officially Ending Golden Visa by Real Estate Investment on October 7, 2023

The law ending Golden Visas through real estate purchase will come into effect on Saturday, October 7, effectively ending the measure introduced in 2012....

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...
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