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Taxpayers in Portugal have from today (April 1) and until June 30 to submit their income tax return for 2019. Some three million people are expected to use the automated service.   As has been the case since 2018, submission of the annual IRS declaration is to...

Photo: Zoom Video Communications Facebook The videoconferencing app Zoom has come under fresh high-level scrutiny as its popularity soars during the coronavirus pandemic.   New York's attorney general has written to the firm raising concerns over its ability to cope with the rise in users. Zoom is now...

The current coronavirus outbreak is the biggest challenge for the world since World War Two. UN Secretary General António Guterres warned that it could bring a recession "that probably has no parallel in the recent past".   The former Portuguese prime minister was speaking at the launch...

There were no winners in last night’s Euromillions draw.   With 29 million euros on offer, there were no first or second prize winners anywhere in Europe. A player in Portugal collected third prize, worth 48,000 euros. The jackpot in this coming Friday’s draw (April 3) now...

Portuguese flag carrier TAP is to temporarily lay-off 90% of its employees and reduce the normal working period by 20 percent for the remaining employees. The news was delivered by the airline in a message to employees.   The lay off sees workers being laid off receiving...

The number of new confirmed cases of Covid-19 in the Algarve increased in six of the region’s counties, according to today’s statistical data (March 31) from the Regional Health Board (ARS).   Rises were noted in Silves, Portimão, Albufeira, Loulé, Faro and Vila Real de Santo António,...

Passengers disembarking at Cristiano Ronaldo Airport, on the island of Madeira, are to be capped at one hundred people per week. The measure takes effect from midnight tonight (March 31), the Regional Government has announced.   This was one of the measures announced by Miguel Albuquerque in...