French President Emmanuel Macron has said the record number of fires in the Amazon rainforest is an "international crisis" that needs to be on the top of the agenda at the G7 summit. Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro responded by saying calls to discuss the fires at

Seven councils in the Algarve have been placed on maximum fire alert for this Friday and Saturday. According to a weather advisory issued by the Portuguese Met Office, the warnings are in place for Monchique, Silves, Loulé, São Brás de Alportel, Tavira, Castro Marim and

New rules on gender identity at schools are causing a stir in Portugal, where some parents are expressing alarm that transgender children will be able to choose which bathroom they use. An online petition against the directive has also surpassed 23,000 signatures as outraged parents expressed

Ryanair said today that 97% of its morning flights departed on time on what is the second day of its Portugal cabin crew strike. In a statement posted on its website, the airline noted that “the first wave of flights to / from Portugal departed

The Via Verde Parking app has now reached Lagos and Loulé, continuing to extend its coverage for street parking to more locations. The application is now available in 18 locations, reinforcing its coverage of Portugal, especially in the Algarve region. It is already available in Tavira,

From today, Portugal’s bars and clubs will have reinforced security measures, including the installation of video surveillance in all points of entry. The changes come under a new law published in May which amends mandatory security measures for food or drink establishments with rooms or