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Days before border control agency inspectors threatened a series of walkouts at Portugal’s airports, strike action has been averted.

Calling it “Government cedes to SEF inspectors’ demands and stops strike”, Diário de Notícias writes that

Environmental organisation Quercus has officially stripped Lagos’ Dona Ana beach of its “gold quality” flag over its controversial sand replenishment project.

The threat had already been made earlier this month and was made official on

A nine-metre minke whale was photographed around 400 metres off the coast of Albufeira, near Oura beach. The massive mammal was caught on camera by a crew member of the Ski Molhado boat trip company on Friday (July 24).
“This species is

Screenings for head and neck cancers at 12 Portuguese hospitals last Monday flagged 12 new cases and will ensure these go on for rapid follow-up treatment. It’s something of a coup for a form of cancer that kills three people every day in

Legacy contact - the Facebook service that allows people to run accounts of the dead - has finally arrived in Portugal after being available elsewhere since February.

Briefly, it involves what Americans call “memorialization”.

Portuguese football star Cristiano Ronaldo will no longer be starring in commercials for Novo Banco, saving the institution that morphed from the ashes of BES €750,000 a pop.

The decision, prompted by Novo Banco’s need to rein in expenses

Police have issued a warning over a “new phenomenon” which has seen a number of foreign holidaymakers “gang raped” after nights out on the town in Lisbon.

The last known incident took place a week ago and has seen four young men from

Getting a huge “thumbs down” in the nation’s tabloid press for his comments this week, Portugal’s minister for foreign affairs, Rui Machete, has admitted Portugal has “no concrete data” on the number of Portuguese who have gone to fight for

Dubai’s premier carrier Emirates has announced an additional daily flight to Lisbon to meet increasing demand.

The airline first launched flights from Dubai to Lisbon back in 2012 and has seen a steady increase in customer demand,

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