The six months rotating presidency of Lisbon will be with the motto “a fair, green and digital recovery”.
Portuguese President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa said on Friday he would propose next week extending a national lockdown till May 1.
A strike by Ryanair’s Portuguese cabin crew started on Wednesday, with the low-cost airline warning passengers that a small number of flights may be affected
Unidentified attackers threw petrol bombs at a police station in the Portuguese city of Setubal and torched cars in the capital Lisbon
LISBON: Portugal wants to exempt British tourists, a major revenue source, from entry visa requirements if Britain crashes out of the European Union without a negotiated deal, Lisbon said Friday. "We are working... on creating obstacle-free corridors that will allow fluidity for British citizens entering the national territory" at airports, Interior Minister Eduardo Cabrita told journalists. He was speaking ahead of a crucial vote by British lawmakers next week on Prime Minister Theresa May's draft "divorce" deal.…
Storms packing nearly 180 kilometre-per-hour winds hit Portugal early Sunday leaving hundreds of thousands of people without power before carrying heavy rain on into Spain, authorities said. Twenty-seven people suffered minor injuries, civil defence commander Luis Belo Costa told reporters. The region around capital Lisbon and the centre of the country at Coimbra and Leiria were worst hit with trees uprooted, cars and houses damaged and local flooding reported. Aveiro, Viseu and Porto in the north also suffered…