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A UK charity that rehomes chickens said it has had more than 52,000 requests for hens since lockdown began.   Fresh Start for Hens saves birds that have reached the end of their peak laying years and would face being slaughtered.   Operations director Jaki Hann said the huge...

The Portuguese Motocross Grand Prix has been cancelled due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Organisers said the decision was made after it was found that not all the conditions for the race to be held had been met.   The news follows the cancellation of races in Turkey...

Mainland Portugal, especially the northern and central regions, will be affected until Friday by heavy rain and rough seas, associated with depression Ellen.   In a statement, the met Office said a cold front, will bring heavy rainfall in northern and central Portugal. Increased cloud cover is...

A four-month old baby has died after contracting Covid-19, making her the youngest fatality in Portugal.   Officials said pre-existing conditions had further complicated the girl’s health.   While septic shock was given as the reason, the cause of her death has been declared as being due to Covid-19.   Brendan...

Photo: NME Facebook Iconic UK music brand NME has launched in Asia, even as the entertainment industry is hit by the coronavirus. NME says its new Singapore-based website will deliver a fresh approach to the South East Asian music scene.   The company says it will initially focus...

Photo: Facebook Câmara Municipal de Albufeira Tomorrow is a local holiday in Albufeira.   According to the council, commemorations to mark municipal Albufeira Day, which takes place on the 20th of August, will be different this year.   Instead of the traditional entertainment and fireworks Pescadores beach, the council...