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Fire consumes pool equipment warehouse in Évora

A fire broke out this Wednesday at Hidroportugal, a pool equipment warehouse in the industrial and technological park of Évora. There are no victims to register. According to the District Relief Operations Command (CDOS) of Évora, 39 operatives accompanied by 18 vehicles are fighting the flames that are raging in the building. The alert was … Continue reading Fire consumes pool equipment warehouse in Évora

Teleworking population drops to 14.9% in the second quarter

The proportion of the population employed in teleworking in the second quarter of this year was 14.9%, a reduction of 7.6 percentage points (pp) compared to the same quarter of 2020, said today the National Institute of Statistics (INE). According to employment statistics for the second quarter of 2021, published today by INE, “the proportion … Continue reading Teleworking population drops to 14.9% in the second quarter

Dog "Super hero" helps to push car stuck in floods

A video of a dog pushing a car during a flood in Glasgow, Scotland, is touching social media. The four-legged animal, named Puck, bravely helped its owner push a car, followed by two women, which was stranded in the water. I just wanted to do a good deed, helping those people to get to a … Continue reading Dog "Super hero" helps to push car stuck in floods

A fire in a building forces the removal of 60 people in Agualva-Cacém

A fire in a 10-story building in the center of Agualva-Cacém, Sintra, this morning forced the evacuation of 60 people who lived in the building, but there are no victims, according to local firefighters. The fire started on the 10th floor, around 5:30 am, in a building located in the city center, Francisco Santos, commander … Continue reading A fire in a building forces the removal of 60 people in Agualva-Cacém

Twitter suspends US congressman’s account for anti-vaccination message

The social network Twitter suspended the account of US Republican Congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene, after she published a message saying that vaccines “do not reduce the spread of the virus”. The Georgia representative and one of the most controversial figures in the United States Congress (US), had turned to Twitter to appeal to the US … Continue reading Twitter suspends US congressman’s account for anti-vaccination message

DGS retreat was due to a "very strong pressure from a political point of view", says former health minister

Former Health Minister Adalberto Campos Fernandes defended, this Tuesday, that the decision of the General Directorate of Health – of recommend vaccination against covid-19 to all young people aged 12 to 15 – was taken with a lot of political pressure, not having been “a good moment”. This was not really a good time, because … Continue reading DGS retreat was due to a "very strong pressure from a political point of view", says former health minister

Ongoing intervention to correct ‘shortcomings’ in forest video surveillance

The “deficient” functioning of some forest video surveillance towers in the districts of Castelo Branco and Santarém led to interventions in the system, to be completed by the end of the week, the Ministry of Internal Administration (MAI) told Lusa. MAI’s official source explained that “deficient functioning in some towers was reported [do sistema de … Continue reading Ongoing intervention to correct ‘shortcomings’ in forest video surveillance

Found the body of the British blogger who had disappeared seven months ago in the Pyrenees

The body of British blogger and hiker Esther Dingley was found by her boyfriend, almost seven months after her disappearance in the Pyrenees, on the border between France and Spain. The 37-year-old woman was taking a walk alone in the Pyrenees when she disappeared on 22 November last year. Dingley’s remains and clothing were found … Continue reading Found the body of the British blogger who had disappeared seven months ago in the Pyrenees

CDS hopes that "zigzag" of the DGS on youth vaccination derives from "scientific data"

The CDS leader said this Tuesday he expected the “sudden change of position” of the DGS on the vaccination of young people between 12 and 15 years old “it is based on new scientific data” and not on “possible pressure from the Government”. The recommendation of the Directorate-General of Health regarding the vaccination of the … Continue reading CDS hopes that "zigzag" of the DGS on youth vaccination derives from "scientific data"