Portugal

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Protests over Cristiano Ronaldo statue in former Portuguese colony of Goa
Local politician says statue is meant to inspire young people, but critics say it is inappropriate

Harriet Sherwood

31, Dec, 2021 @1:58 PM

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Luxury homes, short lets and shacks: inside Lisbon’s housing crisis
Wealthy overseas buyers lured by ‘golden visas’ helped create a city where workers struggle to find homes

Beatriz Ramalho da Silva

22, Dec, 2021 @2:00 PM

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Roman Abramovich gains EU citizenship via Portuguese passport
Billionaire owner of Chelsea qualifies under Portugal’s naturalisation scheme for descendants of Sephardic Jews

Mark Townsend

19, Dec, 2021 @7:30 AM

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Country diary: One eagle and 500 sparrows – I must be on holiday
Casével, Portugal: There is joy and sadness in seeing sparrows in such abundance outside the UK

Mark Cocker

07, Dec, 2021 @5:30 AM

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Travellers’s Q&A as new measures are announced to tackle Omicron Covid variant
Key questions are answered as restrictions come into effect and tour companies struggle to salvage holidays

Nazia Parveen

29, Nov, 2021 @2:08 PM

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Germany ‘at crossroads’ as Covid cases surge across Europe
Urgent measures needed to avoid ‘chaos’, warns expert, as Spain, Portugal and Netherlands tighten rules

Kate Connolly in Berlin and Sam Jones in Madrid

26, Nov, 2021 @3:28 PM

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We stopped Portugal’s bosses contacting staff outside work hours. Here’s why | Ana Catarina Mendes
It is not enough to give employees the ‘right to disconnect’, says Ana Catarina Mendes of the Portuguese Socialist party

Ana Catarina Mendes

18, Nov, 2021 @10:00 AM

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Bodies of boy, three, and father found in Portugal in suspected murder-suicide
Father, who was German, had recently picked up son from British mother, from whom he was separated

Sam Jones in Madrid and agencies

08, Nov, 2021 @5:12 PM

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Portuguese UN soldiers investigated in anti-smuggling operation
Military planes were allegedly used to smuggle diamonds, drugs and gold out of Central African Republic

Sam Jones in Madrid and agencies

08, Nov, 2021 @4:56 PM

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New evidence suggests Vikings – and their mice – beat Portugal to the Azores
Evidence from animal remains shows Norse seafarers settled on the islands centuries before Portuguese explorers

Robin McKie Science and environment editor

31, Oct, 2021 @10:10 AM

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UK’s high Covid case rates buck trend as western Europe outperforms east
Slower vaccination rates in east lead to dramatic surge in cases, while UK remains outlier in west

Jon Henley Europe correspondent

11, Oct, 2021 @5:15 PM

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Country diary: When a wolf looks at you, you freeze
Montesinho, Portugal: The Iberian wolf is protected here, not persecuted. And this young female has got me in her sights

Jim Perrin

09, Oct, 2021 @4:30 AM

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