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Madeira rocked by a 5.0 earthquake

An earthquake measuring 5.0 on the Richter scale was felt today in the municipality of Câmara de Lobos, on the island of Madeira, according to the Instituto Português do Mar e da Atmosphere (IPMA).In a statement, the IPMA said the…

48,000 empty homes in Lisbon

Nearly 48,000 houses in Lisbon are not identified as primary or secondary residence by owners and are empty, according to councilor Filipa Roseta."We have to use vacant buildings, we have to use public buildings and we have to use private…

Lisbon suspends new rental licenses

Lisbon City Council has approved a proposal to “immediately suspend” new local housing (AL) listings in the capital until the change to the city by-law comes into effect. One of the objectives of the initiative is to "submit to the…