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Portugal has been featured in a piece in the Financial Times for ‘Attracting Tax-Free Foreigners’, according to Observador. FT writes that Portugal’s “open attitude towards foreigners”, it “populism-free society” and the “residency scheme that offers tax-breaks to qualified professionals” make Portugal a haven for emigration. According to...

A injunction launched against minimum services decreed by the government for the looming dangers goods drivers’ strike has been rejected, according to TSF. Minimum services will be maintained in accordance with the government for the duration of the strike, should it go ahead on Monday. The...

The Silves medieval festival starts today. The fair, which takes over the town of Silves runs until 18 August. It features nightly re-enactments of War Games between Muslims and Vikings, dancing in the castle, food, drinks and arts and crafts of the era. Gates open from...

Portugal’s government said on Wednesday it would guarantee fuel to critical sectors like hospitals and airports if another strike threatened by tanker drivers goes ahead next week. The minister said 100 percent supplies would be ensured to ports, hospitals, airports, military bases, fire stations, the civil...

Photo: Facebook Ryanair Ryanair has told Portuguese union representatives that it will be closing down its Faro hub in January. The decision is also expected to cost the jobs of 100 Portuguese-based staff. The decision, which will see flights remain operational from the Algarve, has been blamed...

Portugal is set to open at least 19 new private hospitals up until the year 2020. According to data collected by Diário de Notícias, the new hospitals will be built following investments of 750 million euros. Over the last year, eight new units were built, with Portugal...