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Prime Minister António Costa will later this afternoon open the four-hour state of the nation debate after a parliamentary year marked by the crisis of the Covid-19 pandemic.   The debate on the state of the nation is to focus mostly “general politics”, with the head of...

Six counties in the Algarve have this morning being placed on maximum fire alert due to prevailing weather conditions.   With thermometers rising and a steady breeze blowing across the region, firefighters have been placed on the highest level of readiness in Lagos, Monchique, Portimão, Loulé, São...

South Korea has fallen into recession as the country reels from the impact of the coronavirus pandemic.   Asia's fourth-largest economy saw gross domestic product (GDP) fall by a worse-than-expected 2.9% in year-on-year terms, the steepest decline since 1998. Exports, which account for nearly 40% of the...