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Miguel Pereira

Praying for a miracle? COVID curbs hit Portuguese shrine's tourist trade

13 Oct 2020

LISBON For businesses dependent on Portugal's most celebrated place of pilgrimage, Tuesday was supposed to be the busiest day of the year - and then the pandemic intervened.

REFILE-Praying for a miracle? COVID curbs hit Portuguese shrine's tourist trade

13 Oct 2020

LISBON, Oct 13 For businesses dependent on Portugal's most celebrated place of pilgrimage, Tuesday was supposed to be the busiest day of the year - and then the pandemic intervened.

'A blessing in disguise': COVID gives boost to Portugal's bicycle makers

05 Oct 2020

LISBON Portugal's bicycle makers feared for their future when the coronavirus pandemic forced them in March to shut for two months but 2020 now looks set to be a bumper year as people shun public transport and opt for healthier ways of getting around. | Video

'A blessing in disguise': COVID gives boost to Portugal's bicycle makers

05 Oct 2020

LISBON, Oct 5 Portugal's bicycle makers feared for their future when the coronavirus pandemic forced them in March to shut for two months but 2020 now looks set to be a bumper year as people shun public transport and opt for healthier ways of getting around.

Angry but determined: Portuguese workers protest for better wages amid pandemic

27 Sep 2020

LISBON Thousands of workers gathered in cities and towns across Portugal on Saturday demanding higher wages and more government action to protect jobs threatened by the coronavirus pandemic.

English tourists rush back from Portugal to avoid COVID-19 quarantine

11 Sep 2020

LISBON Frustrated travellers rushed home to England cutting short summer holidays in Portugal on Friday to dodge a mandatory quarantine reimposed by London as coronavirus cases in the southern European nation continued to rise.

Accused Football Leaks mastermind tells court: 'I'm proud'

04 Sep 2020

LISBON The Portuguese man behind the Football Leaks website said at the start of his trial on Friday that he was proud to be a whistleblower on European soccer clubs' big-money dealings. | Video

Trial of Football Leaks creator kicks off in Portugal

04 Sep 2020

* Police guard Lisbon court where trial of Rui Pinto to start

Struggling live-event workers protest in Lisbon to save pandemic-hit sector

12 Aug 2020

LISBON Banging on their flight cases, hundreds of struggling live-event workers took over one of Lisbon's main squares Tuesday night to urge the country's government to help them survive the economic collapse caused by the coronavirus pandemic.

'Racism kills': hundreds protest after Black actor shot dead in Lisbon

01 Aug 2020

LISBON Hundreds of anti-racism protesters took over one of Lisbon's main squares on Friday to demand justice for Bruno Cande, a Black actor shot dead in a busy street last weekend.

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