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Porto-Lisbon 2 hour train coming in 2028

Plans to improve the train connection between Porto and Lisbon are underway. By 2028, people can travel by train between Porto and Lisbon in...

125 euro support to be paid to families in Portugal

The Portuguese government announced on September 5 a financial measure to help mitigate the impact of raising prices. A 50 and 125 euro one-time...

Lisbon on the list of worst delayed airports in the world

Humberto Delgado Airport in Lisbon is one of the worst delayed airports in the world, taking 4th place in a CNN Travel ranking. 43%...

European Court of Human Rights clears Portuguese justice in Maddie McCann case

The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) has cleared the Portuguese justice of a complaint made by the parents of Madeleine McCann on Tuesday....

Hackers publish data of 1.5 million TAP clients

The hacker group Ragnar Locker has published the data of 1.5 million TAP clients. 581 gigabytes of personal information have been online since Monday....

President predicts a bad economic scenario for Portugal in 2023

The President of the Portuguese Republic, Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa, has said that more information needs to be released about the economic scenario for...

Portugal declares national mourning for Queen Elizabeth II

Portugal has declared three days of national mourning for Queen Elizabeth II on September 18, 19, and 20. The Portuguese Council of Ministers established...

Heavy rain warning in 7 districts in Portugal

Seven districts in Portugal are facing a yellow warning due to heavy rain on Thursday. According to the Portuguese Institute of the Ocean and...

Tourism in Portugal surpasses 2020 figures by almost 50%

The number of non-resident tourist arrivals in Portugal reached 9.6 million in 2021, a 48.4% growth compared to 2020. However, this also reflects a...

British millionaire victim of £1m robbery in her Algarve home

The home of British millionaire Carolyn Radford was robbed in early August in the Algarve. Four masked men robbed the home while the Mansfield...

Harry Styles returning to Portugal in 2023: Tickets go on sale today

Harry Styles is returning to Portugal on July 18, 2023, performing at Passeio Maritimo de Alges in Oeiras. Tickets go on sale today, September...

Personal data of 400,000 TAP clients possibly stolen by hackers

TAP Air Portugal has confirmed to CNN Portugal that it is aware of the hacking allegations circulating the deep web. In a post, the...

Leonardo DiCaprio supports Portuguese youth suing 33 countries over climate change

Leonardo DiCaprio has expressed his support on Instagram for the movement of Portuguese climate activists suing 33 countries in the European Court of Human...

Health Minister of Portugal Marta Temido resigns

Marta Temido, the Health Minister of Portugal, presented her resignation letter to the Prime Minister this Tuesday as she "no longer has the conditions...

Pregnant Indian woman dies after hospital transfer due to lack of vacancies in Lisbon

A pregnant Indian woman that was vacationing in Portugal died last Saturday after being transferred from Santa Maria Hospital to Sao Francisco Xavier in...

Huge dinosaur skeleton found in man’s backyard in Portugal

The skeleton of a possible sauropod dinosaur was discovered back in 2017 in a man's backyard in Pombal, Portugal. The skeleton is now reported...

Four Coldplay concerts already sold out in Portugal

The promoter Everything Is New confirmed a fourth date for Coldplay in Coimbra on Thursday after the first three dates sold out. The fourth...

Less than 500 students sign up to free transport in Lisbon

Only 447 young people have signed up for free transport in Lisbon in the first week of the measure, reports CNN Portugal. In contrast,...

Portuguese oldest to leave parent’s homes in the EU

According to Eurostat, the average Portuguese person only leaves their parent's home at 33.6 years of age, the oldest in the European Union (EU)....

14 tonnes of cocaine seized in Portugal this year

The Portuguese authorities have seized 14 tonnes of cocaine this year, the highest value of the decade, reports DN. The 14 tonnes of cocaine...

Two young people drown in river beaches in Portugal on Sunday

Two young people died on Sunday in Portugal after drowning in river beaches, reports CNN Portugal. A 13-year-old boy and an 18-year-old passed away...

PCP asks the government to stop rent increases

On Wednesday, the Portuguese Communist Party (PCP) asked the government to stop rent increases in Portugal. Due to a state of high inflation, the...

Third heat wave coming to Portugal on Saturday

A third heat wave is coming to Portugal on Saturday, August 20, and will last until September. Minister Jose Luis Carneiro warns that the...

Serra da Estrela fire burns 16% of natural park

The fire in Serra da Estrela began on August 6 and has already destroyed 16% of the natural park, reports CNN Portugal. The fire...

TAP workers organize protest in Lisbon

Pilots and hundreds of other TAP Air Portugal workers organized a silent protest in Lisbon on Tuesday. The protest was organized by various aviation...

Six Portuguese universities in top 1000 of the world

Six Portuguese universities have been included in the Xangai Ranking of the top 1000 universities in the world, reports Lusa. The list, published on...

Covid-19 cases fall in Portugal

Covid-19 cases are finally falling significantly in Portugal. The average number of daily Covid-19 cases in 5 days fell from 4,579 to 4,488. This...

Portuguese need 11.4 years of wages to afford buying a house

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) found that Portuguese people need around 11.4 years of medium average wages to be able to...

Welsh father in coma after stabbing in Albufeira

Joel Collins was allegedly stabbed in a resort in the city of Albufeira in the Algarve on July 4 while walking home from a...

Faro and other Portuguese districts at maximum risk of fire

Over 80 counties in the districts of Braganca, Vila Real, Coimbra, Viseu, Santarem, Castelo Branco, Portalegre, and Faro are at maximum risk of rural...
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