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EU: Commission president describes lockdowns as ‘absolutely essential’

The president of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, said on Friday described coronavirus...

EU/Presidency: Portugal to put India on EU political agenda – Josep Borrell

The Portuguese presidency "will put India on the 'screen' of the EU's political agenda"...

EU/Presidency: EC expects ‘close cooperation’ from Portugal on Biden

Valdis Dombrovskis, executive vice-president of the European Commission, expects "close cooperation" from the Portuguese presidency...

EU/Presidency: Commission’s vaccine negotiating clout hurt by side deals – PM

Portugal's prime minister, António Costa, on Friday described the idea of European Union member states...

Ursula von der Leyen ‘expects a lot’ from Portuguese EU Council presidency – President de...

Portuguese President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa said on Friday that the President of the EC...

EU migration policy reform ‘essential’ for post-pandemic recovery – IOM

The International Organisation for Migration encouraged the Portuguese presidency of the EU Council to...

Portugal: Supermarkets banned from selling books, clothes, decorative objects

Supermarkets and hypermarkets in Portugal will be prevented from selling non-food items, such as clothing,...

Angola: Air links with Portugal, South Africa , Brazil suspended

Angola will suspend air links with Portugal, Brazil and South Africa, as of 12 a.m....

Portugal: Restrictions on air travel from outside EU, Schengen until end-January

Portugal has extended until the end of January restrictions on air travel from outside the...

East Timor Court of Appeal acquits Portuguese couple previously convicted of embezzlement

The East Timor Court of Appeal acquitted Portuguese couple, Tiago and Fong Fong Guerra, from...

Pandemic led to discrimination towards Chinese and later towards Africans in China – Study

A University of Macau study concluded that at the beginning of the pandemic mainland Chinese...

Portugal: UK blocks flights from mainland, Madeira and Azores

The UK's international travel corridors with the Madeira and Azores archipelagos will close on Friday...

Portugal: Casinos pessimistic about 2021 after 50% fall in takings last year

Portuguese casinos face 2021 with pessimism, after a historic drop of almost 50% in takings...

Portugal: PM rules out restrictions on flights between mainland, Azores, Madeira

Portugal's prime minister, António Costa, has ruled out restrictions on flights between mainland Portugal and...

Portugal: House prices rise 7.1pct in Q3 2020, above EU average – Eurostat

House prices rose 4.9% in the euro area and 5.2% in the EU in the...

EU/Presidency: Lockdowns boost need for online presidency, force Portugal to prioritise dossiers

The confinement decreed by Portugal and the restrictions in EU member states to limit the...

Portugal: No restrictions on food retailers’ opening hours in new lockdown

Grocery stores, supermarkets and hypermarkets will remain open during the new lockdown in force from...

Portugal: Ukraine president asks for ‘full, impartial’ probe into airport death

The president of Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelensky, has asked his counterpart in Portugal, Marcelo Rebelo de...

Portugal: Ceilings imposed on restaurant delivery commissions, gas bottle prices

Portugal's government is to impose limits on commissions charged by delivery companies and on the...

Portugal: VAT tax scam worth €4.3 mln involved 6,000 imported cars

More than 6,000 cars were used in a vehicle import VAT tax scam worth at...