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António Mexia refuses to answer judge in the EDP case

Executive chairman was asked about EDP’s excessive rents process. EDP’s president, António Mexia, today refused, as an accused and in the investigation phase, to answer to judge Carlos Alexandre, alleging that a request for removal of that magistrate is…
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Portugal's rich beach to do free tests to the entire population

With part of the economy dependent on tourism, Cascais starts to measure before the summer season. Famous for its beaches and the many wealthy residents, the city of Cascais (about 35 km from Lisbon) will make serological tests for the new coronavirus available for free…
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Propeller hats to distance children sparks controversy

The hats offered by the municipality of Arcos de Valdevez this Monday, on Children’s Day, to children in pre-school education in the municipality are generating controversy. They have a 1.20 meter propeller that “works as a friendly removal suggestion”, as…
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Sobrinho Simões: “Portugal's biggest problem is poverty”

Manuel Sobrinho Simões turns 73 in September, always misses his foot to talk about himself in the third person and as if he were 100 years old – but this “guy” who sleeps six hours a night after all runs as if he were twenty. The reason? “O cagaço (the fear)”…
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195 more infected and 12 deaths in Portugal

Lisbon and the Tagus Valley have 81% of new infections. A further 12 fatalities and 317 healed were recorded, according to the bulletin from the Directorate-General for Health. In Portugal, in the last 24 hours, 12 more people died and 195 more cases of covid-19 were…
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Portuguese living in Europe go through difficulties

The presence of Portuguese in the queues to receive food aid baskets in Switzerland is just one of the signs of how the crisis caused by the covid-19 is affecting emigrants, in a dimension that is now beginning to be evaluated. “They are not the majority, but I saw…
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14 more deaths and 200 new contagions in Portugal

A further 14 fatalities are confirmed, according to the bulletin of the Directorate-General for Health.In Portugal, in the last 24 hours, 14 more people died and 200 more cases of covid-19 were confirmed. According to the epidemiological bulletin of the Directorate-General…