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Portugal has now started another phase of State of Emergency. This new 15-day extension came into force at midnight last night (April 2) and runs through until the 17th April.   It continues the measures set out in the first round, but clamps down on travel over...

TV consumption in Portugal during the second half of March skyrocketed by over 40 per cent on the previous month, with an average daily viewing time of 7 hours and 7 minutes per person.   The data also highlighted a drop of audience for the main national...

Portugal’s parliament has approved the suspension of rents for vulnerable households and cash-strapped small firms during the coronavirus outbreak.   The measure suspends rents until a month after the state of emergency ends. After that, renters are expected to repay what they owe in monthly instalments for...

Spain has passed another grim coronavirus milestone after the number of deaths exceeded 10,000. The country, the second-worst hit in terms fatalities, has also lost nearly 900,000 jobs.   The US, too, has registered 6.6m new jobless benefit claims - a record. The unemployment figures are another...