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Twelve people have been detained by GNR police, in the Algarve, for flouting mandatory confinement under the Covid-19 pandemic.   According to newspaper Correio da Manhã the arrests occurred due to non-compliance with the instructions issued by health authorities, after contact with infected people.   The latest arrest took...

Thousands of scientists and health experts have joined a global movement warning of "grave concerns" about Covid-19 lockdown policies.   Nearly 6,000 experts, including dozens from the UK, say the approach is having a devastating impact on physical and mental health as well as society.   They are calling...

Mainland Portugal registered a worsening of the situation of meteorological drought in September, but the Lower Alentejo and the Algarve remain in the class of moderate drought, according to the latest climate report from the Portuguese Met Office IPMA.   At the end of September, 52% of...