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After the sun comes rain and cold

After the sun comes rain and cold

A mass of cold air hitting Portugal Tuesday has caused thermometers to drop by at least five degrees across most of the country.
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Unemployment rate plummets

Unemployment rate plummets

The number of unemployed people registered at employment centres in Portugal has fallen by 15 percent in the space of a year.
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Bank of Portugal issues over €10m in fines

Bank of Portugal issues over €10m in fines

The Bank of Portugal issued fines over €10 million in the first three months of this year, regarding misdemeanour cases, as released by the regulator and banking supervisor in the overview of sanctioning activity.
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Lisbon to host global Exploration Summit in July

Lisbon to host global Exploration Summit in July

Portugal is to host the Global Exploration Summit, which will take place between 3 and 5 July in Lisbon, with the participation of over 400 pioneering...
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Algarve olive oil scoops awards in Japan

Algarve olive oil scoops awards in Japan

An Algarve olive oil has won awards in Japan.
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Portugal claims Euromillions third prize as top prize is won the UK

Portugal claims Euromillions third prize as top prize is won the UK

Portugal has claimed a third prize in the latest draw in the Euromillions lottery while the top prize was won by a sole ticke-holder in the UK.
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Regional

Information session for British community in Tábua area

British residents living in the Tábua area of Portugal are invited to an information session by the British Embassy on 3 May

'No plan B' for new Lisbon airport
By TPN/Lusa , In Regional on 18 Apr, 11h44

FESTin film festival features 45 Portuguese-language films
By TPN/Lusa , In Regional on 17 Apr, 12h40

Azores creates informal carer status
By TPN/Lusa , In Regional on 17 Apr, 12h32

EDP headquarters receives architecture prize
By TPN/Lusa , In Regional on 17 Apr, 12h28

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Algarve

Algarve farmers ‘worried next year could see irrigation restrictions’

While irrigation for crops in the Algarve is currently unaffected by the early onset of meteorological drought experienced in recent weeks following a dry winter, next year, “there may be difficulties” that require restrictions, the head of the region’s largest irrigators’ association has warned.

Several new motorhome sites in pipeline for Algarve
In Algarve on 17 Apr, 10h07

Algarve safety discussed at highest echelons during Portimão Seminar
In Algarve on 17 Apr, 10h05

Monument activities and new heritage route boost Algarve cultural offering
In Algarve on 17 Apr, 09h56

Portimão to invest half a million euros in CCTV
In Algarve on 17 Apr, 09h50

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Business

Airport passenger traffic continues to climb

Portuguese airports traffic increased by 6.2 percent in the first quarter of the year to over 11 million passengers, compared to the same period of 2018, the company Vinci Airports said.

Financial health check for companies
By TPN/Lusa , In Business on 17 Apr, 12h34

New JYSK opens in Portimão
In Business on 17 Apr, 10h13

Social security stabilisation fund grows by €3.3B
By TPN/Lusa , In Business on 17 Apr, 12h25

EU set to enhance cross-border access to online content
In Business on 17 Apr, 10h09

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Sport

Liverpool ease past Porto

Liverpool eased into a Champions League semi-final against Barcelona as a late flurry of goals saw them triumph 4-1 in Porto and 6-1 on aggregate.

Estoril Open 2017 men’s winner Carreño Busta gets wild card
By TPN/Lusa , In Sport on 17 Apr, 10h26

Tiger Woods claims historic fifth Masters title
In Sport on 17 Apr, 10h25

Ace Wallace wins Masters Par Three Contest
In Sport on 17 Apr, 10h25

Portugal wins gymnastics Acrobatic World Cup gold, silver
By TPN/Lusa , In Sport on 17 Apr, 10h27

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