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  1. Portugal: Coronavirus (COVID-19) State of Emergency

    Portugal publishes legislation on the State of Emergency in response to the global coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

  2. Information and events for UK nationals living in Portugal

    The British Embassy in Lisbon are holding meetings across Portugal to update UK nationals working and living in the country.

  3. World takes bigger bite out of Burns Night haggis

    This Burns Night, haggis is set to be enjoyed in 20 countries across the globe, including Greece, Ghana, and Hong Kong

  4. SC Braga v Wolverhampton Wanderers FC travel advice

    Advice for fans travelling to Portugal for Wolverhampton Wanderers FC’s match with SC Braga on Thursday 28 November.

  5. Travel tips and advice if you're heading to a music festival in Portugal

    If you’re heading to the AfroNation music festival in Portimão this weekend, check our dedicated information and advice page.

  6. British Embassy Lisbon hosts live social media sessions

    Consul General Simona Demuro and Consular Policy Officer Marta Ceia answered questions from UK nationals in Portugal on social media about EU Exit.

  7. EU Commission publishes new announcement on no deal preparations

    The EU Commission made their fifth announcement about its preparations in case the UK leaves the EU without a deal.

  8. Universal Periodic Review 33: Portugal

    The UK praised Portugal for its commitment to media freedom & the eradication of human trafficking.

  9. Portugal approves no deal legislation protecting rights of UK nationals

    Portuguese Government publishes legislation setting out measures protecting UK nationals in Portugal if the UK leaves the EU without an agreed deal.

  10. UK Exit: Rights of UK citizens in Portugal

    What are your rights after the UK leaves the EU? Ambassador Chris Sainty shares information on some of the issues impacting UK nationals in Portugal.

  11. AI company secures £29.5 million investment for UK expansion

    Global venture capitalists, Lakestar, Jungle Ventures & Softbank’s DeepCore, today announced that they will invest £29.5 million in London-based

  12. Chris Sainty is the new British Ambassador to Portugal

    On 1 October the new Ambassador presented his credentials and officially started his role in Lisbon.

  13. Statement on post-elections human rights situation in Zimbabwe

    A joint local statement on the post-elections human rights situation in Zimbabwe from the EU Delegation, EU Member States present in Harare, Canada, Switzerland and the US.

  14. Change of Her Majesty’s Ambassador to Portugal in Summer 2018

    Mr Chris Sainty has been appointed Her Majesty’s Ambassador to the Portuguese Republic.

  15. Foreign Secretary visits Lisbon and Paris

    Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson today (Friday 27 October) embarks on a 2-day visit to Portugal and France.

  16. Government launches huge repatriation effort after Monarch collapse

    Monarch passengers should visit for information on new return flights to the UK.

  17. Visa Application Centre in Lisbon moves to new premises

    The Visa Application Centre will continue to operate on a fortnightly basis on Fridays, and weekly during peak months.

  18. Foreign Secretary comments on the death of former Portugal President Soares

    Mário Soares has died at the age 92, having led his country from 1986-1996.

  19. Magna Carta returns from global tour

    Over 25,000 people have seen Magna Carta on its global tour.

  20. Magna Carta Global Tour comes to Portugal

    The British Embassy is delighted to announce the public exhibition of an original Magna Carta as part of the celebrations of its 800th anniversary.