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Low-cost pioneer Ryanair says it has taken its challenge over Portuguese aid for state-owned carrier TAP to the European courts.   The Irish-based carrier said it was appealing against a June decision by the European Commission to authorise a €1.2 billion rescue loan for ailing TAP to...

Photo: TikTok Facebook TikTok chief executive Kevin Mayer has quit the video-sharing app ahead of an impending ban by US President Donald Trump.   The Chinese-owned firm has been accused of being a threat to US national security by the Trump administration. Mr Mayer joined TikTok in June...

Ryanair has announced that it will reinforce connections between the United Kingdom and the Algarve with 14 additional weekly flights.   The company says this is due to Portugal being removed from the UK’s list of countries requiring mandatory 14-day quarantine.   Ryanair now has 89 weekly flights to...

Today, around 40 counties in the districts of Viseu, Guarda, Castelo Branco, Portalegre, Santarém and Faro are at maximum risk of wildfires, according to the Portuguese Met office (IPMA).   Forecasts suggest the risk of wildfires will remain high at least until the beginning of next week.   For...

The UK was the hardest hit by Covid-19 among major economies from April to June.   Its economy suffered its biggest slump on record over the three-month period as coronavirus lockdown measures pushed the country officially into recession.   Overall, the UK economy contracted by more than 20 percent....