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Private schools in Portugal impacted by school closures, no remote-learning

Despite private schools pressuring the government to let them implement remote-learning, the government has decided that all students in the country should be entitled to the same number of face-to-face classes, according to a report by local newspaper Expresso. Portugal closed its schools amid spiralling COVID-19 infections on Friday as...

Car dealers and driving test centres closed, inspections by appointment only

Vehicle dealers and driving test centres are closed from this Saturday in Portugal under new measures to fight COVID-19, local media reported. Car inspections...

Rebelo de Sousa set for reelection, populist party on rise amid spiralling COVID-19 infections

Portugal's incumbent President, Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa, is widely expected to win the presidential elections on Sunday, polling with more than 60%. But all...

Missing nurse found dead in shed outside her home

The desperate appeal for information on missing nurse Célia Paulo ended last night with the discovery of her body in a shed outside her...

South African variant “already circulating in Portugal”

“Unfortunately the national health institute Dr Ricardo Jorge has today detected the presence of the South African variant in Portugal”. This was the announcement given...

Airline passengers entering Germany from Portugal must show ‘double negative test’ from Saturday

Portugal has joined Germany’s ‘countries with high incidence of Covid' blacklist, meaning anyone flying from Portugal to Germany after 11pm on Saturday (or 00.00...
Richard Lamberth

London Calling

London Calling has found a new, well, ‘calling’ in Lockdown Three. How better to really get under the skin of one of the greatest...
Rev Reid Hamilton

Spiritual but not religious

Our monthly feature seeks to offer open-minded, clarifying, and meaningful responses to readers’ questions about spirituality. Send your questions to The Resident. A number of...
Portugal Resident

Fibromyalgia. Pain and tiredness in XXL dose

Fibromyalgia is a condition that causes pain all over the body (also referred to as widespread pain), sleep problems, fatigue, and often emotional and...
Dennis Swing Greene

Residency Rules and the Withdrawal Agreement – Frequently Asked Questions || Part 2

Family members 6. I have British nationality and my father, who is also British, works in Portugal. I live with him and study at a Portuguese...