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The Spirit of Wood

Watching clouds and time pass by
By Jake Cleaver, In Lifestyle, Algarve - 20 Sep, 19:00

Ash from Canaries "Very unlikely" to affect Madeira

By TPN/Lusa, In News, Europe - 20 Sep, 17:32

The Portuguese man has been sentenced to life imprisonment for the murders.

Two women murdered every month

By TPN/Lusa, In Portugal, Crime - 20 Sep, 17:08

At least 8 Portuguese affected by volcano eruption

In Europe - 20 Sep, 16:32


Pfizer announces vaccine for children aged 5-11

By TPN/Lusa, In World, COVID-19 - 20 Sep, 16:04


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Minister warns not to “throw away” masks yet

By TPN/Lusa, In COVID-19 - 19 Sep, 17:12

Portuguese companies forecasting salary increases

UGT wants minimum wage of €1,000

By TPN/Lusa, In Portugal, Politics - 20 Sep, 08:03

The main reasons to live in Portugal

Inflation in Portugal at 1.3%

By TPN/Lusa, In Portugal - 19 Sep, 18:02

Covid-19

In Letters - 19 Sep, 10:00

Full steam ahead for Algarve railway upgrade

Calls to raise the bar in rail ambitions

By TPN/Lusa, In Portugal - 19 Sep, 19:10

Santander redundancies pushing ahead

Workers strike over layoffs

By TPN/Lusa, In Company News, News - 19 Sep, 09:00

New water bill debated in parliament

By TPN/Lusa, In News - 19 Sep, 11:00

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PoliticsCrimeOpinionEducationEnvironment

The Ireland Portugal Business Network (IPBN) Blue Economy Conference

The European Green Deal and the Recovery Plan for Europe has the opportunity to define the European economy for many years to come...
By TPN, In News, Business, Lisbon, Europe - 20 Sep, 13:06

Portugal welcomes more Afghans

This weekend Portugal received 80 Afghans, most of them women's football team...
By TPN/Lusa, In News, World - 20 Sep, 11:13

Coimbra invests one million euros in transit system

By TPN/Lusa, In News - 19 Sep, 12:00

Ferro asks about causes of death in vaccinated elderly and about booster dose

By TPN/Lusa, In News - 18 Sep, 16:00

climate change

Citizens of developed countries ready to change their lives to fight climate change

By TPN/Lusa, In News - 18 Sep, 14:00

Prime Minster promises to train more doctors

By TPN/Lusa, In News - 18 Sep, 13:00



Main causes of wild fires this year is neglect and arson

By TPN/Lusa, In News, Portugal - 18 Sep, 11:00


EU criticism of Beijing's interference in Macau based on “lies”

By TPN/Lusa, In World, Politics, Asia - 18 Sep, 10:27

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The Spirit of Wood

Watching clouds and time pass by
By Jake Cleaver, In Lifestyle, Algarve - 20 Sep, 19:00

Did you know you can make your home more energy-efficient and be paid for it?

Is your heating system working properly? Or maybe you're wondering whether to install...
By Paula Martins, In Consumer Rights - 20 Sep, 14:00

AGMC creates a perfect space for all golfers

Golf is sometimes seen as an elitist sport and AGMC is striving to revolutionise the...
By Paula Martins, In Sport - 20 Sep, 12:00

End of summer jobs for the garden

By Marilyn Sheridan, In Home & Garden - 19 Sep, 14:00

The changing face of the expat community

By Paul Luckman, In Opinion Pieces - 18 Sep, 20:00

Portugal
AlgarveLisbonPorto & NorthAlentejoCentralMadeira & Azores

Private bus company workers strike

Workers from private bus companies across the country are on strike today, with another stoppage already scheduled for 1 October...
In Portugal - 20 Sep, 09:47

Movement at national airports doubles

The movement at national airports more than doubled in July, compared to the same period...
By TPN/Lusa, In Business, Portugal - 18 Sep, 12:31

New Covid variants are expected

By TPN/Lusa, In COVID-19, Portugal - 17 Sep, 15:15

The Role of Boarding Schools in the Development of More Independent and Altruistic Students

By Advertiser, In Education, News, Lisbon - 17 Sep, 13:00




Editor's Choice

From Syrian refugee to Portuguese citizen

By Paula Martins, In News, World, Portugal - 17 Sep, 12:00

Calls to provide free Covid tests for travelling

By Daisy Sampson, In News, Tourism, Europe - 17 Sep, 10:00

Luz Living: A luxury retirement condominium designed with the resident in mind

By Advertiser, In Property - 17 Sep, 09:31

World
EuropeUnited KingdomNorth AmericaSouth AmericaAsiaAfrica

Pelé feeling "better every day"

Former Brazilian footballer Pelé, who is recovering from an operation to remove a tumour from his colon, has said today that he...
By TPN/Lusa, In Sport, World - 20 Sep, 09:14

Portuguese vaccine rate the “envy” of the EU

The President of the Republic has said that the Covid-19 vaccination rate in Portugal...
By TPN/Lusa, In COVID-19, World - 17 Sep, 19:31


Portugal to support Mozambique in water supply

By TPN/Lusa, In World, Africa - 16 Sep, 11:48


EU's “unique position” to “build bridges”

By TPN/Lusa, In Portugal, Europe - 16 Sep, 11:10


International “sea drones” being tested in Portugal

By TPN/Lusa, In News, Portugal, World, Lisbon - 14 Sep, 16:33

Business
EconomyCompany NewsFinanceConsumer Rights

Bosses want mandatory tests on unvaccinated workers

The president of the Business Confederation of Portugal, António Saraiva, has warned that he is haring about situations where...
By TPN, In Business, COVID-19 - 19 Sep, 16:05

From Portugal to beyond: supporting your child’s education anywhere in the world

Relocations can be challenging. Expats must consider an array of factors when moving...
By TPN/Lusa, In Business, Company News - 19 Sep, 13:00

"Devastating" pandemic for tourism with 62 million job losses

By TPN/Lusa, In Travel, Business - 18 Sep, 18:00

Portuguese wine

Wines and wine tourism in Portugal with new website to attract foreign tourists

By TPN/Lusa, In Business, Wine - 18 Sep, 15:00


The support measures for companies affected by Covid-19 need readjustments

By Advertiser, In Wine, Business - 17 Sep, 16:11


Common “Minor” insurances

By Advertiser, In Business - 17 Sep, 09:50


Cheers to beer

By TPN/Lusa, In News, Business - 16 Sep, 08:30

Invest

New Kids on the Lisbon Block - Back to school briefing for expats

As new arrivals of UHNWIs into Lisbon come in thick and fast with swathes of French from the Middle East, Asia or North America,...
By Leonor Sá-Carneiro, In Invest - 20 Sep, 12:54

Portugal’s healthcare is world-leading

A picture of health, the nation of Portugal is one of the top-ranking countries to boast...
By Advertiser, In Invest - 17 Sep, 10:11

The top visa everyone wants their hands on

By Advertiser, In Invest - 10 Sep, 12:30

Portugal Golden Visa: Can You Still Catch the 31 December 2021 Deadline?

By Advertiser, In Invest - 06 Sep, 10:00

Men Made in Portugal, riding the sustainable luxury wave

By Eleanor Legge-Bourke, In Invest - 03 Sep, 09:29

Investors turn to Portugal

In Invest - 27 Aug, 13:38



Lisbon real estate – Steady, as she grows

By Leonor Sá-Carneiro, In Invest - 20 Aug, 10:15


Lisbon Living 101: Basic Steps to Living La Vida Lisboa

By Sarah Polonsky, In Invest - 13 Aug, 01:00

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Tourism
TravelHidden GemsBeach of the week

Huge makeover for Funchal Marina

The Government of Madeira will invest €4.9 million in the “radical transformation” of Funchal Marina to make it a new...
By TPN/Lusa, In Portugal, Tourism, Madeira & Azores - 14 Sep, 14:51

Dark Sky tourism in Portugal

By TPN/Lusa, In Tourism, News - 12 Sep, 13:00



“Good luck” with TAP

By TPN/Lusa, In Business, Tourism - 09 Sep, 11:14


Property

Thirdhome: Thriving holiday home exchange community comes to Portugal

Thirdhome is a private luxury home exchange club that provides its members a way to get value out of unused time at their second...
By Advertiser, In Property - 17 Sep, 12:26

Three dream homes of many

SkandiaMäklarna Real Estate presents:
By Advertiser, In Property - 17 Sep, 08:30

SandyBlue: Learning and adapting to constantly improve our villa portfolio

By Advertiser, In Property - 16 Sep, 16:29

Exclusive listing - Amazing 3 bedroom Villa with pool in São Brás de Alportel

By Advertiser, In Property - 16 Sep, 13:30

Exploring the senior LGTBQ+ property niche

By TPN/Lusa, In News, Property - 13 Sep, 09:01


Exclusive Sale Marina Front Line Top Floor 3 Bedrooms Apartment in Lagos

By Advertiser, In Property - 11 Sep, 16:00


The importance of how to present your home when selling

By Advertiser, In Property - 10 Sep, 09:52


SandyBlue: Using innovation to help Algarve villa owners stand out

By Advertiser, In Property - 10 Sep, 09:12

Lifestyle
Good NewsHome & GardenFood & DrinkEntertainmentCommunityCuriosity EventsHealth

Is your dog trained?

They say all dogs should learn the basic seven commands: Sit, Down, Stay, Come, Heel, Off, and No.
By Marilyn Sheridan, In Lifestyle - 18 Sep, 19:00

“We do not live in a food dictatorship”

Several associations representing the livestock sector have united against new rules that...
By TPN/Lusa, In News, Food & Drink - 16 Sep, 16:00

Motorcycling Marathon for Sightsavers Charity

By Cristina da Costa Brookes, In Portugal, Lifestyle - 15 Sep, 15:00

Wild Mushrooms: A Cookbook and Foraging Guide - Kristen Blizzard & Trent Blizzard

By Sandra Pereira, In Lifestyle - 15 Sep, 14:00

Bringing together light and shade

By TPN/Lusa, In Lifestyle - 15 Sep, 09:00




Complete Mediterranean Wildlife: Photoguide – Paul Sterry

By Sandra Pereira, In Lifestyle - 14 Sep, 19:00

Sport

Portugal up to 7th in FIFA rankings

The Portuguese football team, who had three victories in September, has risen one place and now occupies seventh position in the...
By TPN/Lusa, In Sport - 17 Sep, 17:05

Portugal v Japan rugby union

Portugal will be taking on Japan in Lisbon on 13 November
By TPN, In Sport - 16 Sep, 12:23

Portugal sending 17 to UCI Road World Championships

By TPN/Lusa, In Sport - 16 Sep, 10:00

Petulant Patrick

By Neil Connolly, In Sport - 15 Sep, 19:00

Record breaking Ronaldo

By TPN/Lusa, In Sport - 15 Sep, 17:00

Getty Images

Henrik Stenson named as Ryder Cup European Vice Captain

In Sport - 15 Sep, 12:27


A draw for Benfica

By TPN, In Sport - 15 Sep, 10:03


Two holes-in-one in same round not a fluke, says 15-year-old

By PA/TPN, In Sport, Weird - 14 Sep, 20:00


Lagoa hosts YogaFest – free and online

By Paula Martins, In Sport, Algarve - 14 Sep, 18:00

Weird

Hair-skipping and hand-walking feature in new Guinness World Records

A woman who can skip with her hair and the fastest cat and dog on a scooter are just some of the standout stars included in the...
By PA/TPN, In Weird - 20 Sep, 15:00

Giant Galapagos tortoises race one another to their new home

Giant Galapagos tortoises raced each other to their new home as ZSL London Zoo announced a...
By PA/TPN, In Lifestyle, Weird - 14 Sep, 12:00

The joy of making and eating a plate of pasta

By PA/TPN, In Recipes, Weird - 07 Sep, 15:00

Sarosh Lodhi/Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards 2021

Dancing monkey and raccoon attempting a break-in among wildlife photo finalists

By PA/TPN, In Weird - 02 Sep, 13:44

‘World’s most expensive’ whisky miniature sells at auction

By PA/TPN, In Weird - 27 Aug, 19:45


Unfortunately named frogs fighting against extinction

By PA/TPN, In Weird - 26 Aug, 12:15


One step ladder wins award

By PA/TPN, In Weird - 23 Aug, 19:33


Ageing cuttlefish can remember last week’s dinner

By PA/TPN, In Weird - 23 Aug, 18:19

COVID-19

Rapid Covid test kit

Portugal 10th EU country with the fewest new daily cases

Portugal is the tenth country in the European Union with the fewest daily cases (90) of Covid-19 infection per million inhabitants...
By TPN/Lusa, In COVID-19 - 20 Sep, 14:35

Testing of school personnel reveals "about 1 positive in every 1,000"

The minister of Education has said that Covid-19 tests administered to teaching and...
By TPN/Lusa, In COVID-19, Education - 18 Sep, 09:37

Students

Incidence and transmissibility continue to fall

By TPN/Lusa, In COVID-19 - 17 Sep, 17:35

Covid-19: Portugal Update, 17 September

By TPN/Lusa, In COVID-19 - 17 Sep, 17:17

"Fundamental" to move forward with easing of lockdown

By TPN/Lusa, In COVID-19, Politics - 17 Sep, 16:34

Easing of restrictions announcement postponed

In COVID-19 - 17 Sep, 15:53


Covid-19: Portugal Update, 16 September

By TPN/Lusa, In COVID-19, News - 16 Sep, 18:29


41 suspected cases of Jansen vaccine “failure”

By TPN/Lusa, In COVID-19 - 15 Sep, 18:34


Covid-19: Portugal Update, 15 September

By TPN/Lusa, In COVID-19, Portugal - 15 Sep, 15:47

Other News

The Portuguese health service

EDITOR, I live in beautiful Portugal and have been here for 3 years enjoying the...
In Letters - 18 Sep, 17:00

Tourism

EDITOR, My sister has heard us extolling the marvels that Portugal has to offer.
In Letters - 18 Sep, 11:30

European Cinema Week returns to Porto from 23 to 29 September

The exhibition Europa 6.1 – European Cinema Week returns to Porto, from 23 to 29...
By TPN/Lusa, In Entertainment, News - 18 Sep, 10:00

Primark makes sustainable promises

Primark has announced the launch of a comprehensive sustainability strategy designed to...
By TPN/Lusa, In News - 18 Sep, 09:00

Beach cleaning weekend

International Coastal Clearup Day, which takes place on 18 September, will see more than...
By TPN/Lusa, In News, Environment - 17 Sep, 18:19

Re: Covid pandemic?

EDITOR, I have been following with interest, and some amusement opposing viewpoints and...
In Letters - 17 Sep, 16:00

Support for youth victims of domestic violence

By TPN/Lusa, In News - 17 Sep, 14:08

Re: Rip off Holiday Britain

In Letters - 17 Sep, 13:16

Rent or buy? Decisions, decisions!

By Marilyn Sheridan, In Home & Garden - 17 Sep, 11:00

Understanding the impact of Quantitative Easing on global markets

By Advertiser, In Finance - 17 Sep, 10:30

tavira

Tavira dredging starts next week

By TPN/Lusa, In Algarve - 17 Sep, 09:42

Alex Saab Added to List of Venezuelan Government Delegates for Political Discussions in Mexico

By Advertiser, In Opinion - 17 Sep, 09:16