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Portuguese doctors strike in August

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...

Airport strikes starting this weekend in Lisbon, Faro and Madeira

If you're traveling to or from Portugal between May 20 and June 26, you might want to read on. Several strike periods start from...

NATO Secretary General will be meeting with António Costa on Thursday

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg is coming to Portugal on Thursday to meet with Prime Minister António Costa. A press release by NATO states...

Oldest dog in the world is Portuguese and celebrates 31st birthday

In late January 2023, Guinness World Records gave Bobi the title of oldest dog in the world, who lives in Leiria, Portugal. Bobi celebrated his...

Stricter rules for smokers in Portugal

A proposal for the Tobacco Law will be discussed on Thursday in the Council of Ministers, which will possibly lead to stricter rules for...

Drought in 40% of Portuguese territory

The Portuguese government has declared a drought in 40% of the country's territory following an evaluation by the Portuguese Institute of the Ocean and...

ASAE implements measures for supermarkets breaching VAT zero

The Portuguese Food Safety and Economic Authority (ASAE) has implemented a series of measures to address the recent breaches of the Value-Added Tax (VAT)...

Lisbon metro disruptions until July

The Lisbon Metro connections between Campo Grande, Telheiras, and Cidade Universitária will be suspended until July due to construction to improve the infrastructure.This decision...

Portuguese property tax payments begin in May

The start of May brings with it warmer weather and bills to pay, particularly when it comes to owning property. If you own a...

Twenty municipalities at high risk of rural fires in Portugal

The Portuguese Institute of the Sea and Atmosphere (IPMA) has identified a high risk of rural fires today in twenty municipalities spread across four districts:...

Nicole Kidman buys a house in Parque das Nações, Lisbon

Australian Actress Nicole Kidman and her husband, singer Keith Urban, have bought a house in Parque das Nações, Lisbon. The details of the purchase...

SEF inspectors to only stop working at Portuguese borders in 2025

The inspectors of the Portuguese Immigration and Borders Service (SEF), whose extinction was confirmed on Thursday by the Council of Ministers, will only stop...

Easter temperatures above average for this time of year

Temperatures are set to rise as the week continues, and this Easter weekend is going to be a warm one. Clear weather without rain...

Two women stabbed to death at the Ismaili Muslim Center in Lisbon

Two women were stabbed to death in an attack on an Ismaili Muslim Center in Lisbon on Tuesday, and others were wounded, according to...

North African air dust warning in Portugal: Vulnerable people recommended to stay indoors

Dust coming from North Africa is negatively impacting the air quality in mainland Portugal, particularly the Alentejo, Algarve, and central Portugal.The General Directorate of...

Portugal ends Golden Visa and bans new Airbnbs

New measures to tackle the housing crisis have been announced by the government on Thursday, including the announcement that Portugal will end the controversial...

The oldest dog in the world is Portuguese and 30 years old

It was announced last week that the oldest dog in the world is Portuguese, a Rafeiro do Alentejo named Bobi, who lives in Leiria....

“We would love to buy TAP, but we wouldn’t be allowed”, says Ryanair CEO

In an interview with ECO, the CEO of Ryanair, Michael O'Leary, said that he would love to buy TAP, although he believes it is...
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