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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...

Lisbon Prices: Hotel room going for €70,000 a week for World Youth Day

A report by CNN Portugal found that Lisbon prices between July 31 and August 7 are through the roof due to World Youth Day...

Immigrant population in Portugal increases to 750,000

For the seventh year in a row, the immigrant population in Portugal has increased, totaling 752,252 in 2022. According to the Immigration and Borders...

GNR soldier accused of torturing immigrants gets 6 years in prison

Ruben Candeias, a GNR military soldier accused of torturing immigrants in Odemira, Alentejo, was sentenced on Tuesday to 6 years in effective prison. The...

Porto streets flooded this weekend

The heavy rain in Porto this weekend flooded various streets in the center of the city. This caused chaotic scenes across the city, including...

Forbes ranks Portugal as the cheapest place to live

Forbes has ranked Portugal as the cheapest place to live for Americans in 2023. In an article called "Quit Your Job And Move Abroad:...

New hotel born every 5 days in Portugal

In 2023, a record number of hotels will be inaugurated in Portugal, 75 in total, to be exact. This means a new hotel will...

Bad weather returns with risk of floods in Portugal

Another week of bad weather is on its way. The Civil Protection is warning everyone in Portugal to watch out for the heavy rain...

Heavy rain and flooding return to Lisbon a week later

Throughout the night, the Portuguese Civil Protection registered over 1,000 incidents in Portugal, mostly related to flooding. Over 30% of the registered incidents occurred...

Lisbon heavy rain and flooding lead to one death

Wednesday night's heavy rain led to 450 incidents all over the country. The most affected areas were Lisbon, Sintra, and Oeiras. In Alges, a...

Portugal beats Switzerland 6-1 without Ronaldo

Portugal scored 6 goals against Switzerland, making it Portugal's biggest-ever victory in the knockout rounds of the World Cup.In this 6-1 victory, Portugal's coach...

Portugal to advance to round of 16 after beating Uruguay 2 – 0

Last night's last game was an eventful one. Portugal will advance to the round of 16 after beating Uruguay 2 - 0, both goals...

Portugal beats Ghana 3 – 2 in historic night for Ronaldo

Cristiano Ronaldo made history on Thursday, becoming the first male player to score at five World Cups (2006, 2010, 2014, 2018, 2022). Ronaldo scored...

Portuguese singer Bárbara Bandeira wins MTV award at the EMAs

Portuguese singer Bárbara Bandeira won the MTV award for the Best Portuguese Act at the Europe Music Awards 2022 on Sunday. She had been...

DiCaprio’s film about Portugal’s wildfires coming this weekend

Produced by Leonardo DiCaprio, the documentary "From Devil's Breath" about the Portuguese fires in 2017 in Pedrógão Grande is being released on Friday. The...

PM Costa says Portugal likely to end Golden Visa

Prime Minister Antonio Costa has said that Portugal plans to end the Golden Visa scheme. In a press conference at the Web Summit in...

President aims to end homelessness in Portugal

The President of the Republic, Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa, said on Tuesday that ending homelessness in Portugal is feasible within a "reasonable time." Marcelo...
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