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Tobacco: The politics of free trade and public health in the EU

“Snus”, “Chew”, “Snuff”, “Dip”, whatever form you choose to refer to it, smokeless tobacco has been banned from...
By Stephen A. Chmelewski, In Opinion - 22 Jan 2022, 09:00

95-year-old woman drowned in water cistern in Silves

By TPN/Lusa, In News - 21 Jan 2022, 15:01

Circus animals transported to sanctuaries

By TPN/Lusa, In News - 21 Jan 2022, 14:00

Five arrested in Lisbon for more than two dozen crimes

By TPN/Lusa, In Crime - 21 Jan 2022, 11:00

The number of appointments available with the Foreigners and Borders Service (SEF) has dropped dramatically.

IMT and social security receiving most complaints

By TPN, In Portugal, News - 21 Jan 2022, 08:07

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Cocaine mule arrested en route to Lisbon

A young Brazilian was arrested today at São Paulo International Airport, while trying to board a flight to Lisbon with more than...
By TPN/Lusa, In News, Crime, South America - 20 Jan 2022, 17:39

Fireball spotted over Iberian Peninsula

A fireball, travelling at 90,000 kilometres per hour, was spotted in the sky on 19 January...
By TPN/Lusa, In News, Europe - 20 Jan 2022, 12:10

Portugal third most stressed country in Europe

By TPN, In News, Portugal, Europe - 20 Jan 2022, 10:03

Jewish Community considers Abramovich investigation "positive"

By TPN/Lusa, In News, Portugal - 19 Jan 2022, 20:18

€3.6 million pay check for nine months work

By TPN, In News, Business - 19 Jan 2022, 18:25


Temporary fuel tax reduction renewed

By TPN, In News, Portugal - 19 Jan 2022, 08:14


Olhão mayor fights back against “licensing irregularity” accusations

By TPN/Lusa, In News, Portugal, Algarve - 18 Jan 2022, 17:39


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Dog of the week

Serra da Estrela: a flock guardian
By TPN/B, In Lifestyle - 22 Jan 2022, 12:43

Tobacco: The politics of free trade and public health in the EU

“Snus”, “Chew”, “Snuff”, “Dip”, whatever form you choose to refer to it,...
By Stephen A. Chmelewski, In Opinion - 22 Jan 2022, 09:00

24 hours in Braga

Sometimes the best things happens by chance. How many times is it during a conversation...
By TPN/B, In Travel, Porto & North - 21 Jan 2022, 20:00

Linking Portugal to Bangladesh

By TPN/B, In Portugal, World, Asia - 18 Jan 2022, 13:32

Politics

Thousands of people unable to vote

Voters in isolation given time slot

The Government has recommended that voters who are in mandatory confinement due to Covid-19, vote on January 30 between 6:00pm and...
By TPN/Lusa, In Portugal, Politics - 20 Jan 2022, 16:27

Airlines interested in acquiring 50% of TAP

The future of TAP was one of the topics highlighted in the debate between António Costa...
By TPN, In Business, Tourism, Politics - 14 Jan 2022, 15:31

Mixed response to new mining laws

In News, Politics - 12 Jan 2022, 16:34

Unemployment  rate  falling

Fight continues for 35 hour working week

By TPN/Lusa, In Portugal, Politics - 11 Jan 2022, 17:27


Politicians listening to experts on how to tackle Covid-19 surge

By TPN/Lusa, In Portugal, COVID-19, Politics - 05 Jan 2022, 11:39



Costa highlights minimum wage hike

By TPN/Lusa, In Portugal, Politics - 02 Jan 2022, 19:20

Editor's Choice

Linking Portugal to Bangladesh

By TPN/B, In Portugal, World, Asia - 18 Jan 2022, 13:32

Crime

Black market vaccine certificates costing up to €525

Check Point Research warns of a resurgence of fake tests and vaccination certificates on the black market, with prices ranging...
By TPN, In Portugal, COVID-19, Crime - 15 Jan 2022, 20:11

Car tax fraud scheme busted

The Judiciary Police (PJ) have arrested two men suspected of crimes of qualified tax...
By TPN/Lusa, In Portugal, Crime - 14 Jan 2022, 11:21

Arms traffickers arrested

By TPN/Lusa, In Portugal, Crime - 13 Jan 2022, 17:33

Violent gang brought down

By TPN/Lusa, In News, Crime, Lisbon - 13 Jan 2022, 11:27

Sniffer dogs detect 50kg of tobacco

By TPN/Lusa, In Portugal, Crime, Lisbon - 12 Jan 2022, 13:06


Finding the best sites to buy Instagram followers? Read on to know more.

By Advertiser, In Business, Crime - 10 Jan 2022, 10:05


PJ seized 260kg cocaine at the airport

By TPN/Lusa, In Crime - 09 Jan 2022, 18:00


Man and company charged with aiding illegal immigration in Albufeira

By TPN/Lusa, In Crime - 09 Jan 2022, 16:00

Opinion
Opinion PiecesLetters

Health Care - Perhaps Singapore has the answer

Health care systems were recently in the news and Singapore was identified as having one of the best systems in the World.
By Paul Luckman, In Opinion - 14 Jan 2022, 13:38

Electricity – The most expensive in Europe?

Many people believe we have the most expensive electricity in Europe. Are they right, yes...
By Paul Luckman, In Opinion - 10 Jan 2022, 15:33

Let’s talk about TAP

By Paul Luckman, In Opinion - 03 Jan 2022, 15:21

Seville Faro by high-speed rail – Think again

By Paul Luckman, In Opinion - 18 Dec 2021, 11:07

Chilean Election

By Gwynne Dyer, In Opinion, Politics - 15 Dec 2021, 16:57

Vax or Anti Vax? – A Personal Opinion

By Paul Luckman, In Opinion - 13 Dec 2021, 13:34


Energy: The Risks of Success

By Gwynne Dyer, In Opinion - 13 Dec 2021, 10:39


Covid-19: Digital Peasants and the Ignorant Rich

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


Ukraine: An Exciting New Crisis

By Gwynne Dyer, In Opinion - 02 Dec 2021, 08:00

Education

Guidelines To Create An Engaging Pie Chart Maker For Students

Creating an engaging pie chart maker for students is not that difficult. You can find excellent examples of pie charts in your...
By Advertiser, In Education - 11 Jan 2022, 12:06

Higher education for everyone

Thousands of students return to schools

Thousands of students are returning to schools today, following an extended Christmas...
By TPN/Lusa, In News, Education - 10 Jan 2022, 09:33

Higher education for everyone

Schools to reopen on 10 January

By TPN/Lusa, In News, Education - 03 Jan 2022, 17:23

€297 million for works in schools

By TPN/Lusa, In Education, Economy - 02 Jan 2022, 08:04

Universities challenged to attract foreign students

By TPN/Lusa, In Education - 27 Dec 2021, 12:08


Top Portugal MBA Programs in 2021/2022

By Advertiser, In Education - 22 Dec 2021, 09:33


Online Learning During the Pandemic | Useful Tips for College Students

By Advertiser, In Education - 30 Nov 2021, 13:47


Portugal: a new trend for Swedish retirees

By Paula Martins, In Portugal, Education - 29 Nov 2021, 15:36

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Environment
Sustainability Renature

Portuguese recycle 6.4% more in 2021

Recycling of packaging increased by 6.4% in 2021 compared to the previous year, with more than 435 thousand tonnes being sent for...
By TPN, In Portugal, Environment, Sustainability - 19 Jan 2022, 18:05

This investment is part of the strategic plan which includes wind, solar, green hydrogen and energy storage technologies.

Portugal exceeds renewable energy target

With a share of 22.1 percent, the European Union (EU) exceeded the target of gross final...
By TPN/Lusa, In Portugal, Environment - 19 Jan 2022, 14:07


HAVE YOU SEEN?

By Alan Vittery, In Environment - 18 Dec 2021, 08:00



Other News Articles

More children plunged into poverty in Portugal

More than 330,000 children were classed as being in poverty 2019, according to the report...
By TPN/Lusa, In News, Portugal - 18 Jan 2022, 14:27

The most common reasons behind vaccine resistance are beliefs in lack of efficacy, fear of side effects and the need for more information.

Death of child investigated in relation to “adverse reaction”

Infarmed has confirmed that it has received notification of a suspected adverse reaction...
By TPN/Lusa, In News, COVID-19, Portugal - 18 Jan 2022, 11:14

U.S. citizens abroad register to vote for 2022 elections

On January 15, International Voter Registration Day, thousands of United States citizens...
In News, North America - 18 Jan 2022, 11:05

Library users with access to thousands of online publications

Readers of the Intermunicipal Network of Algarve Libraries (BIBAL) will have free access...
By TPN/Lusa, In News, Algarve - 18 Jan 2022, 10:10

doctor

Requests from foreigner doctors drop

Applications from foreign doctors to practice medicine in Portugal have dropped due to the...
In Portugal, News - 17 Jan 2022, 18:04

Left in limbo after false test results

Over the festive period, the number of tests administrated increased drastically. However,...
By Paula Martins, In Portugal, COVID-19, News - 17 Jan 2022, 14:09

Millions for Portuguese scientists

In News, Portugal - 17 Jan 2022, 08:06

Cyberattacks up by 81%

In News, Business - 16 Jan 2022, 14:06

More international submarine cables

By TPN/Lusa, In News - 16 Jan 2022, 12:08

Electric and luxury car sales soar

In News, Business - 16 Jan 2022, 10:16

Over 1,000 illegal care homes identified

By TPN/Lusa, In News - 16 Jan 2022, 09:00

Thousands of people unable to vote

Portuguese abroad prefer postal voting

By TPN/Lusa, In News - 15 Jan 2022, 14:00