Portuguese News

Category: Portuguese News

A lot’s happening these days in Portugal, from the Eurozone troubles to the exploding startup scene — plus the ever-present corruption scandals, Lisbon’s redevelopment as a green city, Airbnb and Uber issues, and so much more. Get your fix here, in English.


Portugal’s Public Wi-Fi. Aka the White Elephants

May 22, 2019

The second round of funding for the WiFi4EU initiative has just been announced, and with it, a further 80 Portuguese municipalities will get Wi-Fi funding. But what does this mean? Will we benefit from it? And how will the coffee shops survive? The WiFi4EU initiative “promotes free access to Wi-Fi connectivity for citizens in public […]

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Lisbon Student Climate Strike 2019

The Student Climate Strike in Lisbon: It’s Time to Panic

March 15, 2019

Thousands of students took to the streets of Portugal today asking for one simple thing — a chance to live in a world that isn’t burning around them.

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Electric Scooters in Lisbon

Electric Scooters: A Deadly Menace?

March 11, 2019

The scooters have no doubt enthralled and enraged us in equal measure. Yes, they nip you from one place to another in no time at all, but they clog up sidewalks and bike paths more than even BMWs. Our opinions on their place in the city aside, with the Polícia de Segurança Pública cracking down […]

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English Language News Lisbon Portugal

The Week em Breve – March 7

March 7, 2019

This week’s English language news in Lisbon, Portugal: NASA Cod Cakes,  Inventor Theft, Overpriced Property, Portugal Space, Wage Inequality, and much more! 

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Welcome to the Week em Breve! This week's English language news in Lisbon, Portugal.

The Week em Breve – February 28

February 28, 2019

This week’s English language news in Lisbon, Portugal: Fake News, Pensions for the Dead, Student Rents, Portugal Contaminated, Plastic Bans, and much more! 

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Welcome to the Week em Breve! This week's English language news in Lisbon, Portugal.

The Week em Breve – February 21

February 21, 2019

This week’s English language news in Lisbon, Portugal:Exploited Workers, Police Racial Profiling, Money Over Love, Brand New Boats, Barroso Bears, and much more! 

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The Week em Breve – February 14

February 15, 2019

This week’s English language news in Lisbon, Portugal: Women Workers, the Sole of China, Covering Famous People in Shrimp, TAP’s Many Failings, Record Tourists, and much more!

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