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Europe’s largest floating solar panel farm built in Portugal

A floating solar farm of 12,000 solar panels will be ready to produce power in July of this year in Portugal's Alqueva reservoir on...

Medina confirms crypto will be taxed in Portugal

For the past few years, Portugal has been called one of the last crypto tax havens in Europe. However, it seems this is coming...

Ex-banker João Rendeiro found dead in prison

The ex-banker João Rendeiro was found dead a few hours ago in his cell in Westville Prison, South Africa, reports CNN Portugal. The circumstances...

200,000 gather in Fatima for miracle celebrations

Over 200,000 people have gathered in Cova da Iria in Fátima for the first celebration of the 13th of May without Covid-19 restrictions, on...

Apartment in Portugal sells for 3 Bitcoin

A two-bedroom apartment in Braga was purchased for 3 bitcoin on May 5, 2022, the first crypto-only transaction for a property purchase in the...

Portuguese doctors could be penalized for abortions

Family doctors with patients that carry out voluntary abortions could be penalized if the Portuguese government accepts a proposal with new evaluation criteria for...

Portugal qualifies for Eurovision 2022

Portugal has qualified for the Eurovision Song Contest 2022 Final in Turin, Italy on Tuesday night with Maro's "Saudade, Saudade". Mariana Secca, also known...

Portugal likely to qualify for Eurovision final

Tuesday night is the first semi-final of the Eurovision Song Contest 2022 in Turin, Italy where the first 17 songs will compete and 10...

Temperatures over 30 °C degrees expected this weekend in Portugal

Many regions of the country will see temperatures over 30°C (86°F) which meteorologists have argued will increase the risk of fires. The Portuguese Institute...

PM Antonio Costa announces €2.1 million Ukraine aid

The Socialist Prime Minister announced on Thursday that Portugal will contribute €2.1 million in humanitarian aid to Ukraine, of which €1 million will be...

PM Antonio Costa accepts invite to visit Kyiv

Prime Minister Antonio Costa announced at the end of a video chat this Wednesday with Ukrainian Prime Minister Denys Shmygal that he has accepted...

Union president asks Marcelo to stop SEF extinction calling the GNR and PSP “xenophobic and racist”

The President of the labor union for the Portuguese Foreigners and Borders Service (SEF), Acácio Pereira wrote an open letter directed at President Marcelo...

Portugal’s State Budget 2022 Approved

The Portuguese parliament has approved on Friday, April 29 the State Budget 2022, after two days of debate. The Socialist majority government's proposal passed...

Pollen levels high until Thursday

Every region of mainland Portugal will be facing high levels of pollen in the atmosphere until Thursday, according to the Portuguese Society of Allergology...

Bank evaluation values of properties reach record high in Portugal

According to Idealista News, the median evaluation by banks for properties has reached a new record high. In only a month, the median values...

Minor earthquake in São Miguel, Azores

A 2,3 earthquake was felt on Sunday on the island of São Miguel in the Azores, according to  CIVISA. According to the Richter scale,...

Portugal becomes first EU country to implement fast-track system for UK citizens

Post-Brexit, many UK citizens feared long waiting lines at passport checks within the European Union (EU). However, Portugal has just become the first country...

Extinction of Portuguese Foreigners and Borders Service (SEF) postponed

The extinction of the Foreigners and Borders Service (SEF) in Portugal has been postponed once again, without a particular extinction date set. SEF was...

Free transport for young and elderly residents in Lisbon

The Lisbon city council approved on Thursday unanimously a free public transportation measure in the Portuguese capital for young and elderly residents. The measure is...

Child abuser made official suspect in Maddie McCann case

German child abuser Christian Brueckner, 44, has been made an official suspect in the disappearance of Madeleine McCann by the Portuguese authorities on Thursday....

Zelensky compares Putin to Salazar in speech

In his 15-minute speech to the Portuguese parliament on Thursday, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky compared Putin's regime to the fascist dictator Antonio Salazar's, a...

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...
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