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Free school books in state schools

Free school books in state schools

Portugal’s parliament has approved a new law granting all pupils in state schools, free textbooks up to the end of the 12th grade.
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Not quite a baby boom

Not quite a baby boom

More than 42,100 children were born in the first half of the year in Portugal, the highest number since 2016, but not nearly enough to declare a baby boom
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Opposition seeks review of law on gender

Opposition seeks review of law on gender

A group of 85 members of Portugal’s opposition Social Democratic Party (PSD) and People’s Party (CDS-PP) have submitted a request to the Constitutional Court for a review of legislation that calls for the adoption in the educational system of measures relating to gender identity.
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Heat wave to hit Portugal
In News on 19 Jul, 19h21

Fire rages in Aljezur
In News on 19 Jul, 17h27

New EC President elected
In News on 19 Jul, 01h00

Calling all students
In News on 19 Jul, 01h00



News from previous issue Edition 1534, 13 July 2019


Police crack down on mobile phones while driving

Portugal’s government on Thursday said that it is to change the Highway Code to increase penalties for the use of mobile phones while driving.

Attempts to regulate worker’s rights to disconnect from work flunked
In News on 18 Jul, 13h00

Defence invests €1.5M to monitor space junk
By TPN/Lusa , In News on 18 Jul, 12h00

Doctors and nurses given panic buttons
In News on 18 Jul, 11h00

Loulé council to spend €1.3M on Islamic Baths museum
By TPN/Lusa , In News on 18 Jul, 10h00

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