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Portugal’s prison Guards are today beginning a two-day strike against what it terms the "government’s inoperability in solving problems".   The National Union of the Prison Guard Corps (SNCGP) wants to raise awareness once again to the problems prison guards are facing and what it considers the...

There were no winners in last night’s Euromillions draw.   With 17 millions euros on offer, no player managed to collect the first or second prize, leaving six players to each receive 100,000 euros for third prize.   The best result in Portugal was for fourth prize, worth just...

Portimão is still on stand-by as it waits to find out whether the city’s race track will be included on the Formula One racing calendar.   News had been expected in recent days, but only the circuits in Mugello in Italy and Sochi in Russia were included.   Portimão...

Portugal could see its population diminish by half by the end of the century. Overall, earth will be home to 8.8 billion souls in 2100, two billion fewer than current UN projections.   This is according to a major study that foresees new global power alignments shaped...

France has awarded historic pay rises for its health workers. The French government has approved pay rises worth €8bn for health workers, and hailed their role in fighting coronavirus.   The deal was signed with trade unions yesterday after weeks of negotiations, and will see wages rise...

The Directorate-General for Health has warned Portugal’s more vulnerable groups to take special care this week due to the high temperatures.   According to the Met Office "very high temperatures are expected with tropical nights" for the whole of this week.   Graça Freitas, director-general of Health, warned of...