Tag: Lisbon

Portugal keeps parts of Lisbon under coronavirus lockdown

Portugal's government said on Monday five areas on the outskirts of Lisbon will remain under a partial lockdown put in place two weeks ago to tackle a worrying wave of coronavirus cases.

Far-right takes to Lisbon streets to deny racism is a problem

Dozens of police officers were on standby as protesters wearing face masks marched and waved Portuguese flags in the demonstration organised by the leader of the Chega (Enough) party Andre Ventura, a former soccer commentator. There were no immediate reports of violence or arrests.

Photos: Wildfire rages near Lisbon, hundreds evacuated

More than 700 firefighters backed by six aircraft battled a large wildfire in the hills around the resort areas of Cascais and Sintra near...

Protesters denounce gentrification in Lisbon as housing prices soar

Anti-gentrification groups from across Europe joined hundreds of Portuguese activists on Saturday in a rally against soaring rent prices in Lisbon as the city...