Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky (on screen) addresses the Portuguese parliament via video link, in Lisbon, Portugal, 21 April 2022. Zelensky has been making a virtual world tour in recent weeks, lobbying foreign governments by video to help Ukraine defend itself against Russia's invasion. Photo: EPA/MIGUEL A. LOPES

2022 State Budget approved by parliament

The 2022 State Budget has been approved by the Socialist majority today in parliament, following four days of debate: most minority parties voted against it; three parliamentary groups (PAN, LIVRE and PSD Madeira) abstained. Hundreds of protesters meantime demonstrated outside (see main menu for story).