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The Legends of the Seven Cities

“Lagoa das Sete Cidades” is a twin lake located inside a dormant volcano crater on the island of São Miguel in the Azores.
By Cristina da Costa Brookes, In Madeira & Azores, Travel - 07 Dec 2021, 19:00

Making a fire safely in Portugal

By Bruno G. Santos, In Portugal - 07 Dec 2021, 18:00

Green light for under 11’s Covid vaccine

By TPN/Lusa, In COVID-19 - 07 Dec 2021, 17:48

Omicron variant cases in Portugal rise to 37

By TPN/Lusa, In COVID-19, Portugal - 07 Dec 2021, 17:26

New improved Algarve public transport

By TPN/Lusa, In Algarve, News - 07 Dec 2021, 16:00

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Workers to pay less income tax

By TPN/Lusa, In Portugal, Economy - 04 Dec 2021, 20:00


“Dream” result for Borges

By TPN/Lusa, In Sport - 07 Dec 2021, 20:30


Euro 2020 and sea shanties among TikTok’s highlights of the year

By PA/TPN, In Weird - 07 Dec 2021, 19:31

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Minimum wage increasing from January

By TPN/Lusa, In Portugal, Economy - 03 Dec 2021, 20:00

New Year cancelled in the Algarve

By TPN/Lusa, In News, Events, Algarve - 06 Dec 2021, 15:26

The oldest house in Lisbon

By TPN, In Portugal, Lisbon - 05 Dec 2021, 10:00

Extreme risk municipalities announced

By TPN/Lusa, In COVID-19 - 03 Dec 2021, 19:32

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9 years prison for SEF officers

The Lisbon Court of Appeal has today sentenced the three SEF inspectors involved in the death of Ukrainian citizen Ihor Homeniuk...
By TPN/Lusa, In Portugal, Crime - 07 Dec 2021, 15:01

Vaccines for children from 13 December

The first 300,000 Covid-19 vaccines for children aged 5 to 11, are to arrive in Portugal...
By TPN/Lusa, In News, COVID-19 - 07 Dec 2021, 15:00

Portugal’s mining potential assessed

Caminha council against lithium prospecting

By TPN/Lusa, In Portugal, Environment - 05 Dec 2021, 12:00


2,024 accidents in nine months in Madeira

By TPN/Lusa, In News, Lisbon - 04 Dec 2021, 18:00


Better pay needed for doctors

By TPN/Lusa, In Portugal, Politics - 04 Dec 2021, 16:00


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The Legends of the Seven Cities

“Lagoa das Sete Cidades” is a twin lake located inside a dormant volcano crater on the island of São Miguel in the Azores.
By Cristina da Costa Brookes, In Madeira & Azores, Travel - 07 Dec 2021, 19:00

Making a fire safely in Portugal

Fire is used as a means to burn agricultural waste or even to renovate farm soil, to make...
By Bruno G. Santos, In Portugal - 07 Dec 2021, 18:00

Solidary Padel in Coimbra

On 8 December, a female solidarity padel tournament will be held in Coimbra, organised by...
By Bruno G. Santos, In Good News - 07 Dec 2021, 16:30

Combating misinformation

By Bruno G. Santos, In News - 06 Dec 2021, 18:30

Portugal
AlgarveLisbonPorto & NorthAlentejoCentralMadeira & Azores

Where in Beja can you get a free Covid-19 test?

Covid-19 antigen tests can now be carried out free of charge at three pharmacies in the city of Beja.
By TPN/Lusa, In COVID-19, Alentejo - 07 Dec 2021, 17:30

Covid-19: Portugal Update, 7 December

In the last 24 hours, Portugal has recorded a further 3,417 cases of infection, 21 deaths...
By TPN/Lusa, In COVID-19, Portugal - 07 Dec 2021, 15:32

Big wave time in Nazaré

By TPN/Lusa, In Sport, Portugal - 07 Dec 2021, 12:45

Weather warning for snow and rain

By TPN/Lusa, In Portugal - 07 Dec 2021, 10:10

Top view from beach

Algarve tourism bouncing back

By TPN/Lusa, In Tourism, Algarve - 07 Dec 2021, 08:27


Covid-19: Portugal Update, 6 December

By TPN/Lusa, In COVID-19, Portugal - 06 Dec 2021, 16:54


“Worrying” situation in the Algarve

By TPN/Lusa, In COVID-19, Algarve - 06 Dec 2021, 14:51


Editor's Choice

The Legends of the Seven Cities

By Cristina da Costa Brookes, In Madeira & Azores, Travel - 07 Dec 2021, 19:00

Making a fire safely in Portugal

By Bruno G. Santos, In Portugal - 07 Dec 2021, 18:00

Combating misinformation

By Bruno G. Santos, In News - 06 Dec 2021, 18:30

World
EuropeUnited KingdomNorth AmericaSouth AmericaAsiaAfrica

Freight prices soared 1,000% on some routes

The cost of shipping in containers has soared 1,000% on some routes between the West and Asia, reflecting the crisis in global...
By TPN, In Business, World - 05 Dec 2021, 14:00

The case involved a car imported from Germany with  CO2 emissions of 44g/km and a range in electric mode of 45-48km.

The future of European parking

The demand for electric cars and free parking spots is ever increasing.
In News, Europe - 04 Dec 2021, 13:00

Portugal needs to improve criminal record sharing

By TPN/Lusa, In Portugal, Crime, Europe - 04 Dec 2021, 08:00

Switzerland scraps mandatory quarantine

By TPN/Lusa, In Tourism, Europe - 03 Dec 2021, 16:28

Quarantine and testing for travellers from Portugal to Switzerland

By TPN/Lusa, In Tourism, COVID-19, Europe - 30 Nov 2021, 18:56



12 municipalities up for European Capital of Culture

By TPN/Lusa, In Portugal, Europe - 30 Nov 2021, 11:00


Portugal and India workers agreement

By TPN/Lusa, In Business, World, Asia - 29 Nov 2021, 17:46

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Sampson Property: The full package at competitive rates

Sampson Property is a successful Carvoeiro based agency focusing on providing the best service with some of the lowest commission...
By Cristina da Costa Brookes, In Property, Company News - 07 Dec 2021, 18:30

New service for travelling with pets

The new Pet service, launched by Uber, is available in the cities of Lisbon, Porto and in...
By TPN/Lusa, In Business - 06 Dec 2021, 20:30

Sharp increase in minimum wage not recommended

By TPN/Lusa, In Business - 06 Dec 2021, 17:30

Portuguese spending €300 on Christmas

By TPN/Lusa, In Business - 06 Dec 2021, 13:30

Masks recommended in bars and clubs

By TPN/Lusa, In COVID-19, Business - 06 Dec 2021, 10:13

48+ Best Instagram Growth Services for Organic Followers in 2022

By Advertiser, In Business - 06 Dec 2021, 09:53


Businesses hoping for Spanish Christmas influx

By TPN/Lusa, In Business, Alentejo - 05 Dec 2021, 15:00



Alentejo for technology

By TPN/Lusa, In Business - 05 Dec 2021, 09:00

Invest

The expert’s insight: investor sentiment in Portugal

Kurran Sachdeva, Managing Partner at Valerio Partners, an independent consulting company specialising in the...
By Leonor Sá-Carneiro, In Invest - 03 Dec 2021, 09:23

Lisbon’s climate-conscious crowd shapes real estate development

Sustainable growth for Portugal is on the rise…
By Leonor Sá-Carneiro, In Invest - 26 Nov 2021, 16:29

Portugal Golden Visa Changes

By Advertiser, In Invest - 25 Nov 2021, 16:35

Portugal Golden Visa Investment Funds: What Is Next in 2022 and Onwards?

By Advertiser, In Invest - 18 Oct 2021, 12:21

Lisbon’s tech district will host “Oktober Festa” in Marvila this weekend.

By Leonor Sá-Carneiro, In Invest - 14 Oct 2021, 16:44

Web Summit – techies take to Lisbon

By Leonor Sá-Carneiro, In Invest - 05 Oct 2021, 11:53


The benefits of investing in Portugal through Private Equity Funds

By Advertiser, In Invest - 29 Sep 2021, 16:04


Location, location, location – Fishing around for the new chef in town.

By Leonor Sá-Carneiro, In Invest - 27 Sep 2021, 11:33


Portugal Golden Visa Investment Fund VS Real Estate: Which Costs Less

By Advertiser, In Invest - 24 Sep 2021, 10:33

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Looking for gift ideas?

Are you looking for an unforgettable gift for a loved one this Christmas, then why not consider a gift voucher from Vila Galé?
By Advertiser, In Tourism - 06 Dec 2021, 14:00

Airline passengers still way below 2019 levels

"In the third quarter of 2021, national airports handled around 10 million...
By TPN/Lusa, In Business, Tourism - 04 Dec 2021, 14:00

Head of Algarve tourism re-elected

By TPN/Lusa, In Algarve, Tourism - 03 Dec 2021, 19:00

Travel agents call for TAP support

By TPN/Lusa, In Tourism, Business - 02 Dec 2021, 12:46

Lisbon airport

Airport arrivals closed

By TPN/Lusa, In Tourism, COVID-19 - 30 Nov 2021, 15:31


Coming to Portugal? Here are the new rules you need to follow

By TPN, In COVID-19, Tourism, Portugal - 30 Nov 2021, 14:17


TAP among the worst airlines in the world

By Paula Martins, In Tourism, Business - 30 Nov 2021, 14:06


Property

Property of the Week

REF: AB0306 - LAGOS - 599.000,00€ - EXCLUSIVE SALE
By Advertiser, In Property - 03 Dec 2021, 11:02

SkandiaMäklarna and SOS Children’s Villages

SOS Children’s Villages is the worlds largest non-governmental organisation focused on...
By Advertiser, In Property - 03 Dec 2021, 08:52

The highest quality is in the smallest of details

By Paula Martins, In Property - 03 Dec 2021, 07:00


Concerns about property “overvaluing”

By Daisy Sampson, In Property, Business - 28 Nov 2021, 13:00


Fully refurbished detached 3 bedroom villa in Vilamoura - for less than €700,000!

By Advertiser, In Property - 27 Nov 2021, 08:30


Ideal Homes Portugal Shares a Fantastic Investment Opportunity in The Algarve

By Advertiser, In Property - 26 Nov 2021, 13:26

Lifestyle
Good NewsHome & GardenFood & DrinkEntertainmentCommunityCuriosity EventsHealth

Traditional dress, a link to the past

So colourful, and kept alive by young and old alike!
By Marilyn Sheridan, In Lifestyle - 06 Dec 2021, 15:00

Events in doubt

Show producers and promoters want clarification on the new guidelines for cultural events.
By TPN/Lusa, In Portugal, Entertainment, Events - 04 Dec 2021, 10:00

Night Heron Nycticorax nycticorax

In Lifestyle - 04 Dec 2021, 09:30

Treatment costs for diabetics increasing

By TPN/Lusa, In Portugal, Health - 04 Dec 2021, 09:00

Pantry Moths

By Marilyn Sheridan, In Lifestyle - 03 Dec 2021, 16:30


First Drive: Ssangyong Tivoli

By PA/TPN, In Lifestyle - 02 Dec 2021, 15:30


Tavira D’Artes Gallery

By Cristina da Costa Brookes, In Lifestyle, Algarve - 01 Dec 2021, 14:00


Sport

McIlroy commits to Desert Classic

Four-time Major winner, Rory McIlroy, is returning to Emirates Golf Club in January in a bid to win his third Slync.io Dubai...
In Sport - 07 Dec 2021, 11:00

Trio earn St Andrews spots

Thriston Lawrence, Zander Lombard and Ashley Chesters will all tee it up at The 150th Open...
In Sport - 06 Dec 2021, 17:00

Ronaldo voted best dressed 2021

By TPN, In Portugal, Sport - 04 Dec 2021, 12:00

Ronaldo transfer questions

By TPN/Lusa, In News, Sport - 03 Dec 2021, 12:54

Belenenses football club Omicron outbreak worsens

By TPN/Lusa, In Sport, COVID-19 - 03 Dec 2021, 10:00

Cristiano Ronaldo misses out

By TPN/Lusa, In Sport - 30 Nov 2021, 15:04


A caddy’s life

By Neil Connolly, In Sport - 30 Nov 2021, 15:00


Neemias Queta: When Will The First Portuguese In NBA Debut For The Kings?

By Advertiser, In Sport - 30 Nov 2021, 13:37


Gold for Telma Monteiro

By TPN/Lusa, In Sport - 30 Nov 2021, 11:14

Weird

Terry’s and Heinz collaborate to produce ‘world first’ Chocolate Orange Mayo

Fans of the Terry’s Chocolate Orange can enjoy the festive treat in mayonnaise form this Christmas following an unlikely...
By PA/TPN, In Weird - 02 Dec 2021, 18:30

Netflix hit Tiger King turned into five-act TikTok opera

The English National Opera (ENO) has teamed up with TikTok stars to turn the Netflix...
By PA/TPN, In Weird - 21 Nov 2021, 10:32

Cambridge Dictionary reveals its word of the year for 2021

By PA/TPN, In Weird - 20 Nov 2021, 12:24

Library book returned more than seven decades late

By PA/TPN, In Weird - 19 Nov 2021, 15:30

Song featuring George Harrison and Ringo Starr discovered in attic

By PA/TPN, In Weird - 12 Nov 2021, 18:30

Bat swoops in to claim New Zealand Bird of the Year title

By PA/TPN, In Weird - 07 Nov 2021, 13:30


Man builds handmade sardine advent calendar for Christmas

By PA/TPN, In Weird - 06 Nov 2021, 15:35


‘Enigmatic image’ sees French biologist named Wildlife Photographer of the Year

By PA/TPN, In Weird - 20 Oct 2021, 09:00


Turkish woman who is over 7ft named tallest in world

By PA/TPN, In Weird - 18 Oct 2021, 12:00

COVID-19

Infection incidence up, Rt down

The incidence of SARS-CoV-2 virus infections at national level has increased again, to 374 cases per 100,000 inhabitants, while...
By TPN/Lusa, In COVID-19 - 03 Dec 2021, 17:33

Covid-19: Portugal Update, 3 December

In the last 24 hours, Portugal has a further 2,535 cases of infection and 21 deaths...
By TPN/Lusa, In COVID-19 - 03 Dec 2021, 17:12

Pandemic Tech Use Heightens Consumer Privacy Fears

By Advertiser, In COVID-19 - 03 Dec 2021, 15:46

Rapid Covid test kit

Pharmacies doing "everything humanly possible"

By TPN/Lusa, In COVID-19 - 03 Dec 2021, 15:00

Covid-19: Digital Peasants and the Ignorant Rich

By Gwynne Dyer, In Opinion, COVID-19 - 03 Dec 2021, 13:00


Free Covid-19 testing disparity

By TPN/Lusa, In COVID-19 - 03 Dec 2021, 12:13


Passenger and airline fines ramping up

By TPN/Lusa, In Portugal, COVID-19 - 03 Dec 2021, 12:00


President shuns mandatory vaccination

By TPN/Lusa, In Portugal, COVID-19 - 03 Dec 2021, 09:00

Other News

Hidden sacred structure uncovered in Tavira

An ancient sacred structure has been uncovered in a church in Tavira after being hidden...
By TPN/Lusa, In Algarve - 07 Dec 2021, 14:00

St Andrew’s Day Gala

On 30 November, Valverde Lawn Bowls Club, Almancil , held its first St Andrew's Day...
In Community - 07 Dec 2021, 13:31

Squaretalk now accepting crypto

Squaretalk has become a pioneer in the contact centre software market and has started...
By TPN/Lusa, In Company News - 07 Dec 2021, 12:29

James postpones Portugal concerts

British band James have cancelled their concerts in Portugal due to members of the band...
By TPN/Lusa, In Events, Music - 07 Dec 2021, 12:03

Esperio: U.S. Stock Santa Rally May Stumble Over Fed Decisions

The data from the Non-Farm Payrolls report has most likely provided the answer that...
By Advertiser, In North America - 07 Dec 2021, 11:26

Bitcoin articles soaring

Over 1.7 million Bitcoin-related stories are being published monthly in 2021, growing 90...
By TPN/Lusa, In Finance - 06 Dec 2021, 16:30

Gold for Lagos Dancers

In Community - 06 Dec 2021, 15:57

Biochar Man - Quest to Save the Planet

By Jake Cleaver, In Renature - 06 Dec 2021, 14:30

House full of orchids, house full of life

By Paula Martins, In Home & Garden - 06 Dec 2021, 12:07

Heavy rain, high winds and snow expected

By TPN/Lusa, In Portugal - 06 Dec 2021, 09:05

Monkfish fishing banned from 7 December

By TPN/Lusa, In Portugal - 05 Dec 2021, 20:00