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News

  • Forest fires in Portugal

    A forest fire has claimed the lives of a large number of people in the Pedrogão Grande area of central Portugal and isn’t yet under control. Other smaller fires have also been reported elsewhere in the country due to high temperatures. Forest fires are highly dangerous and unpredict...Read More

    20-Jun-2017

  • Portugal - 3rd most peaceful country in the world

    Portugal has been placed on the ‘Peace Podium’ after once again climbing up the latest Global Peace Index. This comes after Portugal had risen to fifth in 2016, when it was also the country with the biggest improvement in Europe. The rankings, sent to The Portugal News on Thursday af...Read More

    06-Jun-2017

  • Portugal keeps on growing

    A series of positive economic facts and figures have emerged in recent days for Portugal. Unemployment dropped to just over 10 percent, sovereign debt sales were at pre-crisis levels while the economy posted growth last seen in 2007. Tourism and exports were the driving force behind Portugal...Read More

    19-May-2017

  • Ransomware - guidance for home users

    The UK National Cyber Security Centre is aware of a ransomware campaign relating to version 2 of the “WannaCry” malware affecting a wide range of organisations globally. NCSC is working with affected organisations and partners to investigate and coordinate the response in the UK...Read More

    16-May-2017

  • Portuguese government approves plan to reduce road deaths by half

    The Portuguese government has approved the National Strategic Road Safety Plan (PENSE 2020), which includes 108 measures focused on reducing road deaths by half by 2020. PENSE was approved on Wednesday in a cabinet meeting following a public consultation. It’s targets include reducin...Read More

    24-Apr-2017

  • Easter opening hours

    Our Easter opening hours are as follows:- 13 April:- Our offices in Spain will be closed. Our offices in Gibraltar & Portugal will close at 1pm. 14 April:- All our offices will be closed 17 April:- Our offices in Gibraltar, Mallorca, Orihuela Costa & Quesada will be close...Read More

    10-Apr-2017

  • National speed system nears completion as more radars are installed on roads

    The National Speed Control System (SINCRO) project has this week taken a firm step closer to being complete after more radars were installed on the country’s roads, including traffic hotspots such as the EN125, in Lagoa, Algarve. However, of the 50 radars that make up the €3.19 millio...Read More

    10-Apr-2017

  • Portugal tops for road safety progress

    Portugal has continued its unrivalled improvement in road safety. Figures published this week by the European Commission show that Portugal has reduced the number of fatalities by the highest percentage of any European country, with road deaths plummeting by 40 percent since 2010. Brussels...Read More

    10-Apr-2017

  • Our former colleague Janet helping the children of Cambodia

    We are incredibly proud of our former colleague Janet Tartaglia who gave up her life in the Algarve to follow her passion to help the children of Cambodia. Janet has worked for the Cambodian Childrens Fund for almost 3 years now. The Portugal Resident has followed her story. http://portugal...Read More

    20-Mar-2017

  • Spanish Government Approves Blue Lights for All Emergency Vehicles

    The Congressional Road Safety Commission have approved the move for all emergency service vehicles to use blue lights, rather than amber, in line with the EU. Traditionally, only the security services such as the Guardia Civil and police would use blue lights when operating as priority vehic...Read More

    02-Mar-2017