The Portugal News logo

Latest News

10.9% rental price hike in Lisbon

Renting a T1 apartment in Lisbon cost €1,240 per month in the final stretch of 2021. But in Paris it cost more: €1,964.
By TPN, In Property, News, Portugal, Lisbon - 23 Jan 2022, 20:09

Covid-19: Portugal Update, 23 January

By TPN/Lusa, In COVID-19, Portugal - 23 Jan 2022, 19:05

Open House vaccination for over 50s

By TPN/Lusa, In COVID-19 - 23 Jan 2022, 19:00

Campo Branco farmers say drought is "getting worse”

By TPN/Lusa, In News - 23 Jan 2022, 18:00

Flu jabs for over 50’s

By TPN/Lusa, In News, Portugal - 23 Jan 2022, 17:04

Support The Portugal News

23 Jan 2022, 17:04

Portugal third most stressed country in Europe

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


‘Traffic jam’ caused by people rushing to donate duvets to dog rescue centre

By PA/TPN, In Weird, Curiosity - 23 Jan 2022, 17:00


Spanish earthquake felt in Portugal

By TPN/Lusa, In Portugal, News, Europe - 23 Jan 2022, 16:10

Spotlight

Most Viewed

Landlords in the capital are asking an average of €4,898 per square metre (€/m2)

Golden visa controversy continues

By TPN, In Property, Business - 22 Jan 2022, 20:07

Portuguese in Switzerland sent home €88 million

By TPN/Lusa, In Portugal, Business, Europe - 22 Jan 2022, 12:09

Covid-19: Portugal Update, 22 January

By TPN/Lusa, In COVID-19, Portugal - 22 Jan 2022, 15:28

Cold weather warning continues

By TPN/Lusa, In News, Portugal - 22 Jan 2022, 14:20

Mortality increases by almost 50% in a week

By TPN/Lusa, In COVID-19, Portugal - 22 Jan 2022, 19:26

Support The Portugal News

22 Jan 2022, 19:26

The latest news wherever you are

Download the mobile app and enjoy the smoothest experience.

Download on the App Store Get in on Google Play
TPN mobile app

News
PoliticsCrimeOpinionEducationEnvironment

Fisherman dies after falling from cliff

A recreational fisherman of Thai nationality died yesterday, after falling from a cliff in the late afternoon, in the Zambujeira...
By TPN/Lusa, In News, Portugal, Alentejo - 23 Jan 2022, 14:15

Deputy calls to criminalise violence in obstetrics

Historically low birth rate

Less than 80,000 babies were born in 2021, leading to a historically low birth rate in...
By TPN/Lusa, In Portugal, News - 23 Jan 2022, 10:13

Five Aveiro fish auction officials and five shipowners charged with corruption

By TPN/Lusa, In News - 22 Jan 2022, 19:00

Sick leave rises 4.9% in December

By TPN/Lusa, In News - 22 Jan 2022, 15:00

Public prosecutor accuses doctor of negligent homicide

By TPN/Lusa, In News - 22 Jan 2022, 14:00

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



IMT and social security receiving most complaints

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

The Portugal News logo Exclusives

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

Portugal
AlgarveLisbonPorto & NorthAlentejoCentralMadeira & Azores

Business owners want to create a Covid-free zone in Bairro Alto

The Portuguese Association of Bars and Discos wants to create a Covid-free zone in Lisbon's Bairro Alto, placing testing...
By TPN/Lusa, In COVID-19, Lisbon - 23 Jan 2022, 15:00

Cold weather warning extended again

The Portuguese Institute of the Sea and the Atmosphere (IPMA) has today renewed the yellow...
By TPN/Lusa, In Portugal - 23 Jan 2022, 14:25

Europeans choosing cannabis over ecstasy

By TPN/Lusa, In Portugal, Europe - 23 Jan 2022, 12:10

Milk in Portugal 5 cents cheaper than Europe

By TPN/Lusa, In Portugal, Business - 22 Jan 2022, 18:27




Editor's Choice

Linking Portugal to Bangladesh

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

World
EuropeUnited KingdomNorth AmericaSouth AmericaAsiaAfrica

The case involved a car imported from Germany with  CO2 emissions of 44g/km and a range in electric mode of 45-48km.

Drivers choosing electric over diesel

Preliminary estimates of car sales in Europe in December suggest that more electric models were sold than diesel cars, according...
By TPN, In Business, Europe - 23 Jan 2022, 08:08

House prices expected to stabilise

Financial rating agency DBRS expects a stabilisation of house prices in Europe this year,...
By TPN/Lusa, In Property, Europe - 22 Jan 2022, 11:09

Fireball spotted over Iberian Peninsula

By TPN/Lusa, In News, Europe - 20 Jan 2022, 12:10

First ever summer flights between Algarve and Canada

By TPN, In Tourism, North America - 19 Jan 2022, 11:09



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

In News, North America - 18 Jan 2022, 11:05


Eurozone house price boom

By TPN, In Property, Europe - 15 Jan 2022, 19:13

Business
EconomyCompany NewsFinanceConsumer Rights

Bread price expected to rise

The price of bread is expected to rise this year, reflecting the rise in the values of production factors, according to the...
By TPN/Lusa, In Business - 22 Jan 2022, 16:08

Portuguese manage new €26 million fund focused on blockchain

Led by three Portuguese, the Lightshift I fund involves some of the main investors in the...
By TPN, In Business, Company News, Finance - 22 Jan 2022, 10:13

Crypto tokens for job candidates

By TPN, In Business - 21 Jan 2022, 15:55

Could Cryptocurrency Change The Future of The Luxury Real Estate Market?

By Advertiser, In Property, Finance - 21 Jan 2022, 14:30

First physical Bitcoin store for Portugal

By TPN, In Business, Lisbon - 20 Jan 2022, 19:15

Portugal first country to offer healthcare through Uber Eats

By TPN, In Portugal, Business, Lisbon - 20 Jan 2022, 14:08



€3.6 million pay check for nine months work

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


Lifestyle
Good NewsHome & GardenFood & DrinkEntertainmentCommunityCuriosity EventsHealth

“Elas e o Jazz” take to the stage in Lagoa

The masterful trio “Elas e o Jazz” will be performing on Saturday, 29 January at 9:30pm at Auditório Carlos do Carmo in Lagoa...
By TPN, In Lifestyle, Events, Music, Algarve - 20 Jan 2022, 15:53

Harry Styles announces new Lisbon date

Multi-platinum artist Harry Styles has just announced new world tour dates with his...
By TPN, In Portugal, Entertainment, Events, Music - 19 Jan 2022, 19:16

Online dental services warning

By TPN/Lusa, In Portugal, Health - 18 Jan 2022, 12:31

“Stories inspire me!”

By Cristina da Costa Brookes, In Lifestyle - 18 Jan 2022, 12:00

Classic times created classic cars

By Douglas Hughes, In Lifestyle, Curiosity - 17 Jan 2022, 15:12




Who’s afraid of the big bad wolf?

By Marilyn Sheridan, In Lifestyle - 15 Jan 2022, 19:23

Enjoying our content?

Subscribe to
our newsletter

Tourism
TravelHidden GemsBeach of the week

Air traffic up by 39%

Portuguese airports handled 24.8 million passengers in 2021, a figure 39 percent higher than in 2020, but 58 percent lower than in...
By TPN/Lusa, In Tourism, Portugal - 19 Jan 2022, 13:05

More than 2,300 passengers fined at borders

More than 2,300 passengers were fined, between December 1 and January 16, for trying to...
By TPN/Lusa, In COVID-19, Tourism, Portugal - 17 Jan 2022, 19:08



Who ya gonna call? Ryanair!

By TPN, In Tourism, Europe - 13 Jan 2022, 13:35


Portugal has 5th most valuable passport in the world

By TPN, In Portugal, Tourism, World - 13 Jan 2022, 12:34

Property

STUNNING NEW EXCLUSIVE LISTING IN THE TOWN OF VILA NOVA DE CACELA

Semi - detached villa 5 bedrooms in total with large patio and private pool in the town of Vila Nova de Cacela. Well maintained...
By Advertiser, In Property - 20 Jan 2022, 11:36

“Unacceptable” situation of council houses without bathrooms

Lisbon City Council is now working to respond to the needs of residents living in...
By TPN/Lusa, In Property, Portugal, Lisbon - 19 Jan 2022, 15:03

Cascais via the scenic route

Half of properties in Portugal worth less than €50,000

By TPN, In Property, Portugal - 18 Jan 2022, 19:24

“Lisbon and Porto are in the Champions League” of real estate

By TPN, In Property, Portugal, Economy - 16 Jan 2022, 19:07


48,000 empty homes in Lisbon

By TPN/Lusa, In Property, Lisbon - 14 Jan 2022, 20:20


Algarve heads December rent rises

In Property, Algarve - 13 Jan 2022, 20:53


Beautifully restored eco-friendly Quinta with a natural lake on a private country side location

By Advertiser, In Property - 13 Jan 2022, 11:00

Sport

Portugal out of Euro2022 handball

The Portuguese handball team has been eliminated from Euro2022, after losing to the Netherlands by 32-31, in Budapest, in the...
By TPN/Lusa, In Sport - 19 Jan 2022, 14:30

Portugal best futsal team in the world

The Portuguese men’s futsal team has won the award for best team by FutsalPlanet, with...
By TPN/Lusa, In Sport - 19 Jan 2022, 10:28

Portuguese centre Neemias Queta today scored 22 points and 11 rebounds, in an NBA G-League game

By TPN/Lusa, In Sport - 18 Jan 2022, 11:32

Rúben Dias "honoured" to be one of “The Best”

By TPN/Lusa, In Sport - 18 Jan 2022, 10:36

Ronaldo still the best

By TPN/Lusa, In Sport - 18 Jan 2022, 10:21

Portugal’s EURO'2022 handball dream by a thread

In Sport - 17 Jan 2022, 09:55


€1.3 million bonus for Portuguese clubs

By TPN/Lusa, In Sport - 13 Jan 2022, 14:15


Fan who spotted hockey staffer’s mole given 10,000 dollars for medical school

By PA/TPN, In North America, Sport, Health - 13 Jan 2022, 08:00


Snowboarder Christian Oliveira qualifies for winter Olympics

By Kevin Broderick, In Sport, News - 12 Jan 2022, 11:06

Weird

Owners ‘so thankful’ to be reunited with stolen cocker spaniel after eight years

Sussex Police have reunited a dog with its owners after she was stolen from their front garden eight years ago.
By PA/TPN, In Weird, Curiosity - 11 Jan 2022, 10:00

Is Die Hard a Christmas movie? – survey highlights a festive divide

People debate whether Die Hard is a Christmas movie or not as much as whether to have...
By PA/TPN, In Weird - 08 Dec 2021, 17:29

Euro 2020 and sea shanties among TikTok’s highlights of the year

By PA/TPN, In Weird - 07 Dec 2021, 19:31

Terry’s and Heinz collaborate to produce ‘world first’ Chocolate Orange Mayo

By PA/TPN, In Weird - 02 Dec 2021, 18:30

Netflix hit Tiger King turned into five-act TikTok opera

By PA/TPN, In Weird - 21 Nov 2021, 10:32

Cambridge Dictionary reveals its word of the year for 2021

By PA/TPN, In Weird - 20 Nov 2021, 12:24


Library book returned more than seven decades late

By PA/TPN, In Weird - 19 Nov 2021, 15:30


Song featuring George Harrison and Ringo Starr discovered in attic

By PA/TPN, In Weird - 12 Nov 2021, 18:30


Bat swoops in to claim New Zealand Bird of the Year title

By PA/TPN, In Weird - 07 Nov 2021, 13:30

COVID-19

Risks of the Omicron variant are 50% to 60% lower

The Ómicron variant of the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus, responsible for two-thirds of new covid-19 cases in Europe, poses a 50% to 60%...
By TPN/Lusa, In COVID-19 - 22 Jan 2022, 17:00

More than 78.000 boostered on Wednesday

More than 78,000 people were vaccinated on Wednesday, 19 January, with the booster dose...
By TPN/Lusa, In COVID-19 - 21 Jan 2022, 18:00

Covid-19: Portugal Update, 21 January

By TPN/Lusa, In COVID-19 - 21 Jan 2022, 17:00

Booster jabs now available for over 35’s

By TPN, In COVID-19, Portugal - 20 Jan 2022, 18:28

Covid-19: Portugal Update, 20 January

By TPN/Lusa, In COVID-19, Portugal - 20 Jan 2022, 15:34

Experts warn of “testing system saturation”

By TPN, In COVID-19, Portugal - 20 Jan 2022, 15:15


Covid-19: Portugal Update, 19 January

By TPN, In COVID-19, Portugal - 19 Jan 2022, 16:29


New Omicron strain detected in Portugal

By TPN/Lusa, In COVID-19, Portugal - 19 Jan 2022, 12:05


Covid-19: Portugal Update, 18 January

By TPN/Lusa, In COVID-19, Portugal - 18 Jan 2022, 16:25

Other News

Ventura insists there are too many politicians

The leader of Chega, André Ventura, insisted on 20 January that there are too many...
By TPN/Lusa, In Politics - 23 Jan 2022, 14:00

Two crew members of rowing boat assisted off Funchal

The Portuguese Navy ship NRP Mondego and a SANAS Madeira boat assisted two crew members of...
By TPN/Lusa, In Madeira & Azores - 23 Jan 2022, 13:00

Damage to roads in the Azores exceeds €10 million

The Azorean Government is preparing a programme with the necessary support for the...
By TPN/Lusa, In Madeira & Azores - 22 Jan 2022, 18:00

Many foreign residents are eligible to vote in Portugal but the process to register can be challenging in some areas. (Photo: Lusa/José Sena Goulão)

285.000 people registered for early voting

About 285 thousand people registered until 19:00 on 20 January to vote early in mobility...
By TPN/Lusa, In Politics - 22 Jan 2022, 16:00

Seven districts under yellow warning due to cold

Seven districts on the mainland are under yellow warning on 21 January due to the cold,...
By TPN/Lusa, In Portugal - 21 Jan 2022, 12:00

Five arrested in Lisbon for more than two dozen crimes

Five men were arrested in Lisbon for the practice of more than two dozen crimes of...
By TPN/Lusa, In Crime - 21 Jan 2022, 11:00

Are we experiencing the calm before the storm?

By Advertiser, In Finance - 21 Jan 2022, 01:00

INCREASE YOUR CONSUMPTION OF WHOLE GRAINS. YOUR DIABETES WILL THANK YOU

By Advertiser, In Health - 21 Jan 2022, 01:00

Thousands of people unable to vote

Voters in isolation given time slot

By TPN/Lusa, In Portugal, Politics - 20 Jan 2022, 16:27

Another new case of bird flu

By TPN/Lusa, In Portugal, Lisbon - 20 Jan 2022, 13:04

Cold weather warning

By TPN/Lusa, In Portugal - 20 Jan 2022, 11:12

Q&A: João Hilário Business Development Manager at EQTY Capital

By Leonor Sá-Carneiro, In Invest - 20 Jan 2022, 10:14