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PM tells Corbyn 'moment has come to approve Brexit deal'

PM tells Corbyn 'moment has come to approve Brexit deal'

Portugal’s prime minister, António Costa, revealed last night that he had told the leader of the UK’s Labour Party, Jeremy Corbyn, that the moment had come to put the general interest above party convenience, calling on him to help secure parliament approval for the Brexit deal reached between the UK and the European Union.
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Government to be sworn in ‘next week

Government to be sworn in ‘next week

Portugal’s president is to inaugurate the new government “next week” on a “date to be determined” once official results from the 6 October general election are in and the new parliament has met for the first time.
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A wet weekend across Portugal

A wet weekend across Portugal

Rain is expected across the country over the weekend however temperatures are to remain mild during the day.
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Foreign workers sustaining population growth

Foreign workers sustaining population growth

Young, educated foreign workers are helping to push Portugal forward with growth.
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100 new inspectors for SEF

100 new inspectors for SEF

The Foreigners and Borders Service (SEF) is to be reinforced with 100 new inspectors according to the Ministry of Internal Affairs.
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The growing importance of surfing for tourism sector

The growing importance of surfing for tourism sector

Portugal’s secretary of state for tourism, Ana Mendes Godinho, has highlighted the growing importance that surfing has for the tourism sector.
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Regional

Trains running again on Cascais line

Trains are running once again on the Cascais line between S. Pedro do Estoril and Cascais, following the collapse of the overhead cables in the early hours of Friday morning interrupting the services, incumbent rail operator CP said

Third International Ballooning Festival
In Regional on 18 Oct, 01h00

August central Portugal tourism boost
In Regional on 18 Oct, 01h00

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Algarve

Revitalize Monchique programme announced

The Almargem Association promotes, on 18 October, Friday, a participatory session with the local community in Monchique, as part of the application “Revitalize Monchique - Tourism as a Catalyst”.

Better Living in Portugal
By Kim Schiffmann , In Algarve on 18 Oct, 01h00

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Business

Sonae to invest up to €725M by 2021

Sonae has said that it intends to invest up to €725 million in food retail by 2021, including the opening of up to 60 ‘Bom Dia’ proximity stores and new ‘Continente’ supermarkets.

Standard & Poor’s improves BCP’s rating outlook
By TPN/Lusa , In Business on 18 Oct, 01h00

EU funds for energy efficiency
In Business on 18 Oct, 01h00

Health Service makes €848M loss in 2018
By TPN/Lusa , In Business on 18 Oct, 01h00

Credit rises to €192.3 billion
By TPN/Lusa , In Business on 18 Oct, 01h00

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Sport

Victoria Course ready for Portugal Masters

Extensive upgrading works have taken place on the Victoria Course in advance of the European Tour field teeing up from 24 – 27 October for the Portugal Masters.

Stenson and Sorenstam to host mixed tournament
By PA/TPN , In Sport on 18 Oct, 01h00

Another milestone for Ronaldo
By Chris Wright , In Sport on 18 Oct, 01h00

Volta a Portugal race 2020 dates announced
By TPN/Lusa , In Sport on 18 Oct, 01h00

Up for the cup
By Chris Wright , In Sport on 18 Oct, 01h00

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