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The Chinese government has signalled an end to the human consumption of dogs, with the agriculture ministry releasing a draft policy that would forbid canine meat.   Citing the “progress of human civilisation” as well as growing public concern over animal welfare and prevention of disease transmission...

A total of 16.8 million Americans lost their jobs in just three weeks. Numbers released Thursday (April 9) by the US government showed that 6.6 million workers applied for unemployment benefits last week, on top of more than 10 million in the two weeks before...

Tavira Council is to broadcast a live Easter concert, this Sunday (April 12), starting at 5 pm, on the council’s facebook page. Guest musicians Luís Conceição (piano) and Josué Nunes (guitar) will perform, live, from their homes.   The artists will interpret «a vast repertoire» related to...

Portugal today (April 9) registers 409 coronavirus-associated deaths, 29 more than on Wednesday (April 8).   There are also 13,956 people infected (up 815 on yesterday’s numbers), according to today’s epidemiological bulletin released by the Directorate-General for Health (DGS).   The report contains data updated until midnight on Wednesday,...

Photo: Disney+ Facebook Disney's new video streaming service has reached more than 50 million subscribers since its launch five months ago.   When Disney Plus last announced viewing figures in February it had reached 26.5 million subscribers. Since then, this has almost doubled as more people are online...