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A tour bus carrying German tourists has crashed on Portugal's Madeira Island, killing 29 people and injuring 28 others. The bus, which was carrying 55 passengers plus the Portuguese tour guide and driver, rolled down a steep hillside after veering off the road on a bend....

The fuel strike, which today would have been in its fourth day, has been called off. The announcement that action has been lifted was made earlier this morning in a press conference. It comes after another night of negations between dangerous goods drivers and the national...

A strike by truck drivers has seen thousands of motorists queue up at petrol stations sparking a run for fuel. As a result, dozens of forecourts have run out of fuel, with several towns and cities in the Algarve having already run dry, with unleaded fuel...

Photo: Facebook Água Monchique The Água de Monchique bottled water company has made headlines for the way it rewards its workers. Economia Online highlighted the company’s rewards ethics, stating it will be distributing some €50,000 among its 34 workers as a result of last year’s performance. A company...

The number of new requests for Local Accommodation (AL) licences has dropped significantly. According to newspaper Correio da Manhã, citing figures from Tourism Portugal, new requests for a licence have dropped by 40 percent, bolstered by cancellations. Lisbon currently houses one in every five registered Local Accommodation...