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“YES” to decriminalisation of euthanasia: all 5 bills ‘pass’ in first historic step

All five bills presented in parliament today paving the way towards Portugal decriminalising euthanasia have been approved - much to the angst of protestors demonstrating outside, and flying in the face of a petition, backed by the Catholic Church, which has already amassed over 40,000 signatures. With MPs congratulating themselves...

Law change mooted as government discovers Civil Aviation authority cannot give Montijo airport green-light

The government’s insistence on pushing ahead with a controversial new passenger airport south of Lisbon at Montijo will now involve changing the law so...

Thousands protest outside parliament against bills to legalise euthanasia

Thousands of people have taken to the street in Lisbon today to voice their opposition to five bills due to come under debate advocating...

Coronavirus outbreak “affecting Portuguese companies”

The effects of Covid-19 - the potentially deadly strain of Coronavirus that has triggered a global public health emergency - is now starting to...

TAP posts losses of over €95 million and wants compensation for €10 million ‘hole’ created by Venezuela flight ban

Portugal’s flagship airline TAP has revealed annual losses (for last year) of over €95 million, while its CEO Antonoaldo Neves has been telling the...

Money-laundering Twitter barney: ‘Africa’s richest woman’ appeals from parts unknown

Living in ‘parts unknown’ - and wanted for questioning in Angola over the alleged embezzlement of over €2 billion of State funds - Isabel...
Isobel Costa

Carnival

Carnival day is February 25. The date varies each year because Carnival is always the day before Lent starts and, therefore, 47 days before...
Portugal Resident

Food supplements and ageing

Taking certain nutritional supplements later in life can result in a healthier quality of life, although some of these supplements should be started at...
Dennis Swing Greene

IRS 2019 – Taxation of Income nº5: Rental income – Long-term rentals (Category F)

Income is reported in different categories: A) Salaries, B) Sole Traders, E) Capital, F) Property, G) Capital Gains and H) Pensions and is taxable...
Guilherme Marques

Renault Clio – The king is dead. Long live the king!

The fifth-generation Renault Clio is here to be the king of the sales charts. I am happy to report it will be a worthy...