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Petrol truck driver strike to end at midnight

Petrol truck driver strike to end at midnight

Portugal’s prime minister, Antonio Costa, announced on Monday morning the energy crisis would end at midnight today, after a meeting at the Energy Sector Authority in Lisbon.
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Delayed Delta passengers to fly to New York

Delayed Delta passengers to fly to New York

A Delta Air Lines plane made a violent landing at Ponta Delgada airport on Sunday, which caused damage to the fuselage and landing gear.
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More than 100 arrests over the weekend

More than 100 arrests over the weekend

More than 100 people were arrested over the weekend in prevention and inspection operations carried out throughout the country, 49 of which for driving under the influence of alcohol, reported the GNR.
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Fewer road deaths this year

Fewer road deaths this year

The number of deaths in accidents on Portuguese roads totalled 285 between January 1 and August 15, 14 less than the same period in 2018, the National...
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Lowest EU inflation rate in July

Lowest EU inflation rate in July

Portugal's annual inflation rate in July was the lowest in the European Union (EU), below the EU and eurozone averages, and one of the lowest in...
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Civil service average salaries rise 1.2% to €1,482

Civil service average salaries rise 1.2% to €1,482

Civil servants in Portugal saw their average basic salaries rise 1.2% in April compared to the same period last year, to €1,482 gross due mainly to...
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Regional

Murder suicide in Famalicão

Two people have been found dead today in Famalicão, Braga district, in a case that leads authorities to suspect the murder of a woman followed by her husband's suicide, Civil Protection sources told Lusa.

Closure of Ryanair Faro base “bad news” for tourism
In Regional on 16 Aug, 01h00

Family raising money to bring brother home after Madeira accident
In Regional on 16 Aug, 01h00

The top 10 most visited luxury homes this year…that are still on the market
In Regional on 16 Aug, 01h00

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Algarve

Man arrested for domestic violence

Faro Territorial Command, through the Territorial Office of Silves, on August 18, detained a 32-year-old man for domestic violence in the municipality of Silves.

Park in the FATACIL and win a weekend in a hotel
In Algarve on 16 Aug, 13h00

Suspected “environmental crime” behind beach closure
By Daisy Sampson , In Algarve on 16 Aug, 01h00

Lifeguards successfully save 13 people after tourist boat capsizes
By Kim Schiffmann , In Algarve on 16 Aug, 01h00

Appeal launched to help paralysed British teen
In Algarve on 16 Aug, 01h00

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Business

NOS strengthens 3G and 4G mobile network on Algarve beaches

More than two dozen mobile network antennas were installed in the busiest bathing areas during the holiday season.

Portugal exports almost €1 billion in products to China
By TPN/Lusa , In Business on 16 Aug, 01h00

Sovereign debt rating upgraded to ‘positive’
By TPN/Lusa , In Business on 16 Aug, 01h00

National debt drops €5.6B in June
In Business on 16 Aug, 01h00

Prices fall 0.3% YoY in July
In Business on 16 Aug, 01h00

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Sport

Benfica hit five as Porto are sunk

Primeira Liga champions Benfica, fresh from their SuperCup thrashing of Sporting at the Algarve Stadium, handed out another five goal drubbing but this time to promoted Paços de Ferreira as the new campaign got underway.

João Rodrigues wins Volta a Portugal
In Sport on 16 Aug, 01h00

Taça de Portugal
By Chris Wright , In Sport on 16 Aug, 01h00

DeChambeau makes pace promise
By PA/TPN , In Sport on 16 Aug, 01h00

Patrick Reed holds on for Northern Trust victory
By PA/TPN , In Sport on 16 Aug, 01h00

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