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“Portugal can’t take another lockdown”: PM warns “time to prepare for winter very short”

Portugal can’t take another lockdown, yet the time to prepare for whatever comes this winter is “very short”. This was the message today from prime minister António Costa as he closed the presentation of the new Simplex programme at Parque das Nações in Lisbon. The “unrepentant optimist” stressed that “we may...

Fines up to €3000 for airlines transporting passengers without negative tests

The government has approved a new regime of fines to be levied against any airline transporting passengers to Portugal from ‘high risk’ countries without...

Firefighters suffering major burns “were using old, worn out” protective equipment

Two firefighters battling for their lives in burns units in Lisbon hospitals today were using “old, worn out kit” when they faced a wildfire...

EDP fast-forwards date for coal-fired plant closures

EDP has decided to close down its coal-fired power plants on the Iberian peninsula ‘ahead of time’, that is by January 2021. The plan...

Portugal prepares new repatriation flight for nationals stuck in Venezuela

Portugal is organising a new repatriation flight for Portuguese and European citizens who have been stuck in Venezuela since the pandemic ‘lockdowns’ began mid-March....

Cáritas launches national campaign to “reduce Portugal’s level of poverty”

Cáritas, the institution of the Catholic Church that seeks to build a better world, has launched a new campaign to try and reduce Portugal’s...
Poppy Burr

How stress affects immunity

There isn’t one immune support mix I’ve prescribed in the last four months that hasn’t had at least one nervine herb in it. That’s...
Portugal Resident

Gyeongju – South Korea’s museum without walls

South Korea has featured frequently in the news this year, as a result of its successful management of the Covid-19 pandemic. It is a...
Dan Henderson

Five tips to get your finances Brexit-ready

Reviewing your currency, investment, tax planning and pension options now can help you secure financial security for 2021 and beyond. Now that the extension...
Portugal Resident

The importance of a healthy digestive system

As from this year, the Portuguese Society of Gastroenterology (SPG) has designated the month of June as National Digestive Disease Health Month. According to...