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Hey Portugal Magazine will be on the shelves again soon!! We have had so many requests to produce our magazine again and we are due to have a printed copy out again in Spring. It is a free magazine and contains loads of information about living in Portugal. We will be letting people know where to pick up the magazine. If you want to advertise, we have a page here explaining costs but feel free to email us with specific questions on
We bring you information about News in Portugal, items about living in this beautiful country, property information and what is happening in Portugal . Don't forget if you have a festa going on near you or any charity event then we are happy to promote it in Hey Portugal Calendar
Brexit Update - This comprehensive article by the BBC covers all possible questions about Brexit, whilst we still wait for the UK Government to announce the way forward.
Sweden has anounder that they will reintroduce conscription "as a response to the new security situation" in Europe, the country's defense minister told CNN on Thursday. A government act on Thursday reintroduced compulsory military service in the country for the first time since 2010.
The number of Portuguese emigrating to the UK fell after the Brexit vote, which is in line with a reduction from other EU countries too. Portugal is still the 6th largest source of immigrants to the UK. Portugal News
A World War II bomb was trawled up by a fishing boat in Nazare this week. It was described as being the equivalent of 600kg of TNT. The port was sealed off for a few hours whilst bomb disposal specialists took the bomb out to sea and exploded it safely.
Portugal Institute of statistics released data this week that showed Portugal’s unemployment is down 95,000 since the same time last year while the economy (GDP) grew by 2% in the last quarter of 2016, this took the growth figure for the year to 1.4%.
100 customers do runner at Spanish restaurant. Spanish police are hunting more than a hundred restaurant customers who fled without paying the bill. The party enjoyed a €2 000 banquet on Monday at the Hotel Carmen restaurant in Bembibre, northern Spain, before promptly doing a runner. News24
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There are lots of local festas and music festivals going on throughout the year, many are listed in our calendar and on our Facebook pages. There are a number of social events and coffee morning for ex-pats. International Ladies meet at the Internacional Hotel in Caldas da Rainha at 3pm on the 1st and 3rd Tuesday each month. Obidos Chocolate Festival starts soon. Go to Calendar