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Portugal today (May 7) registers 1,105 covid-19-related deaths, up 16 more on yesterday, and 26,715 cases of infection, up by 533.   This is according to the epidemiological bulletin released today by the General Directorate of Health.   The North region has the highest number of deaths (634), followed...

The government has banned music festivals until Septeber 30.   At the Council of Ministers meeting today it was decided there will be no music festivals in Portugal until at least October because of the coronavirus pandemic.   Several music festivals had already been postponed, including the Rock in...

Photo: Banksy Twitter A new Banksy artwork has appeared at Southampton General Hospital.   The largely monochrome painting, which is one square metre, was hung in collaboration with the hospital's managers in a foyer near the emergency department.   It shows a young boy kneeling by a wastepaper basket dressed...

Heathrow will start using thermal cameras to carry out temperature checks on passengers within the next fortnight, as it called for common health screening standards around the world for air travellers.   If successful, it will install the equipment in the departures, connections and staff search areas.   The...