BENAVENTE, Portugal Checkpoints have been set up across Portugal to stop unauthorised travel during a five-day movement ban which began on Friday to contain the spread of the coronavirus as the number of cases reached a record high.
LISBON, Oct 19 The amount of asbestos-containing
trash shipped to Portuguese landfills from abroad more than
tripled last year, alarming environmentalists and locals alike
due to the carcinogenic and other health risks from the
LISBON Tougher measures will be imposed in Portugal from Thursday onwards to contain record levels of coronavirus cases, including stricter limits on gatherings and heavier penalties for rule-breaking establishments.
LAGOS, Portugal Like many Britons in Portugal, Richard Alan moved to the sun-drenched southern Algarve region to retire. He bought a farm, married the love of his life and grew a vegetable garden. Then he started running out of water.
LISBON, Oct 13 For businesses dependent on
Portugal's most celebrated place of pilgrimage, Tuesday was
supposed to be the busiest day of the year - and then the
LISBON Three Portuguese immigration officers have been charged with murder over the fatal beating of a Ukrainian man detained at Lisbon airport for trying to enter the country without a valid visa, prosecutors said on Wednesday.
LISBON, Sept 30 Portugal's unemployment rate
rose slightly to 8.1% in August from a revised 7.9% in July as
tens of thousands of jobs were wiped out amid the coronavirus
pandemic, the National Statistics Institute (INE) said in its
flash estimate on Wednesday.
LISBON Portuguese leaders have criticised U.S. ambassador George Glass after he said they must choose between the United States and China or risk the consequences.
LISBON Thousands of workers gathered in cities and towns across Portugal on Saturday demanding higher wages and more government action to protect jobs threatened by the coronavirus pandemic.