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The final supermoon of the year is set to rise tomorrow evening (May 7).   According to the Lisbon Astronomical Observatory, the best time to see the moon will be when it rises shortly before 9pm.   Tomorrow’s moon will be approximately 360,000 kilometers from earth, the closest it...

Taxis and transportation vehicles from electronic platforms (TVDE) will see the number of passengers they are allowed to carry reduced.   Cars with five seats can only transport a maximum of two passengers, in addition to the driver, according to new rules published in the Government Gazette.   The...

Airfares should fall when flights restart but then rise by at least 50 percent.   The International Air Transport Association said initial eagerness to get planes back into the sky would initially lead to over-capacity. But with passenger demand likely to remain low this should put pressure...

The Euromillions jackpot has climbed to 56 million euros after no player managed to win the top prize in last night’s draw (May 5).   With 48 million euros on offer, the best result in Portugal was for fourth prize, with one player here collecting just under...

Around 131,000 immigrants in Portugal have had their situation provisionally settled in Portugal during the Covid-19 pandemic.   Home Minister Eduardo Cabrita explained that these foreign citizens were those who had residency cases pending at the time Portugal opted to declare a state of emergency on 18...