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Virgin Atlantic has filed for bankruptcy in the US as the global aviation industry feels the impact of the coronavirus pandemic.   The UK-based airline is seeking protection under chapter 15 of the US bankruptcy code, which allows a foreign debtor to shield assets in the country....

The jackpot in the Euromillions draw has climbed to 64 million euros after no player managed to correctly select the seven winning numbers in last night’s draw.   With 49 million euros on offer, there weren’t any first prize winners, with the best result in Portugal being...

Photo: 20minutos.es The whereabouts of former king Juan Carlos remained a mystery on Tuesday after he abruptly left Spain under a cloud of scandal.   Reports in Portugal and across the border had suggested he had moved to Estoril outside Lisbon. Others claimed he travelled to Lisbon, before...

Nine districts are today on a yellow weather warning because of the heat, a situation that will last until 8pm tomorrow night, according to the Portuguese Met Office (IPMA).   The IPMA has placed the districts of Braga, Bragança, Guarda, Vila Real, Castelo Branco, Portalegre, Viseu, Évora...

An earthquake measuring 3.9 on the Richter scale was registered yesterday evening at around 7pm around 70 kilometres South-Southwest from Albufeira.   It’s epicentre was pinpointed off the coast of Carvoeiro. According to the Portuguese Met Office (IPMA), the quake did not cause injuries or damage.   However, people...

Car sales continue to fall in Portugal; car sales in Portugal fell by almost 17% in July compared to the same month of 2019 and have dropped more than 44% since the beginning of the year.   According to the Automobile Association of Portugal (ACAP), in July,...