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Portugal promises no visas for Britons in any no-deal Brexit

17 Jan 2019

LISBON Britons living in Portugal will keep their residency rights and tourists won't need a visa even in the event of a no-deal Brexit, and Lisbon hopes Britain would offer the same benefits to Portuguese citizens, Economy Minister Pedro Siza Vieira said.

Portugal promises no visas for Britons in any no-deal Brexit

17 Jan 2019

LISBON Britons living in Portugal will keep their residency rights and tourists won't need a visa even in the event of a no-deal Brexit, and Lisbon hopes Britain would offer the same benefits to Portuguese citizens, Economy Minister Pedro Siza Vieira said.

INTERVIEW-Portugal vows no visas for Britons in no-deal Brexit -minister

17 Jan 2019

LISBON, Jan 17 Britons living in Portugal will keep their residency rights and tourists won't need a visa even in the event of a no-deal Brexit, and Lisbon hopes Britain would offer the same benefits to Portuguese citizens, Economy Minister Pedro Siza Vieira said.

Cocaine surge to Europe fuelled by new gangs, violence-report

13 Dec 2018

LISBON New gangs are muscling into cocaine markets in Europe, setting up smuggling networks straight from producers in Latin America to consumers, a business which used to be dominated by the mafia, the Lisbon-based EU drugs agency said on Thursday.

Evidence thin on medical pot, EU illegal drugs body says

04 Dec 2018

LISBON Evidence is still thin on the benefits of medicinal use of cannabis, an EU agency that monitors illegal drugs and addiction said on Tuesday, urging more study into the topic as growing numbers of countries allow it.

China wants to strengthen partnership with Portugal - Xi

02 Dec 2018

LISBON China wants to strengthen its relations with Portugal through a strategic partnership that aims to take advantage of the Iberian country's important location along Beijing's road and belt initiative, China's President Xi Jinping wrote on Sunday.

CORRECTED-Portugal's OutSystems eyes rapid expansion after securing funding - CEO

12 Nov 2018

LISBON, Nov 8 OutSystems, one of Portugal's biggest technology start-ups, is confident of retaining its leading position in the fast-growing market for applications built with minimal coding after receiving $360 million in funding this year, its CEO said.

ChargePoint gives Europe equal billing in electric car grid plan

09 Nov 2018

LISBON ChargePoint, which operates one of the world's largest charging station grids for electric vehicles, expects to split a major expansion plan equally between Europe and its home market the United States, its chief executive said.

Samsung sees strong growth at auto electronics unit

06 Nov 2018

LISBON Samsung Electronics expects strong growth at its audio and auto electronics unit Harman, which has put the company "firmly in the picture of the automotive industry" as it eyes the autonomous car market, its chief strategy officer said.

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