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Photo: Diário de Notícias Researchers at the University of Porto have discovered a new species of bat in Portugal.   The new bat was discovered in the Peneda-Gerês National Park and researchers believe it could be found throughout the entire northern region.   The registration of the new species of...

The coronavirus crisis might be causing widespread economic upheaval around the world, but the world's biggest tech firms are thriving.   Amazon sales soared 40% in the three months ending June, while Apple saw a surge in purchases of its iPhones and other hardware. At Facebook, the...

Matters relating to dogs and cats in Portugal will no longer fall under the competencies of the Agricultural Ministry but will be passed over to the Environment Ministry.   The transition is expected to take place before the end of this year.   The handover, which covers pets, also...

Nine foreign nationals have been detained in the Algarve following an operation to clamp down on international drug trafficking.   During the operation, which saw actions carried out in Faro, Loulé and Albufeira, over 6.5 tonnes of hashish were seized.   According to PJ police the detainees were of...

Separate households have been banned from meeting each other indoors in Greater Manchester and parts of east Lancashire and West Yorkshire following a spike in coronavirus cases.   The health secretary said the increase in transmission was "largely due" to people not observing social distancing.   The new local...