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Monday 4 December 2023 Dublin: 5°C

# Lisbon

This year
Drugs & dissuasion: Portugal's pragmatic policy could show Ireland a path to control addiction
As the debate around decriminalisation of drugs rages here in Ireland, The Journal recently traveled to Lisbon to look at how the Portuguese model works.
Debunked: Irish users among those fooled by AI image of Pope in front of huge crowds
Headlines were made by a previous fake Francis photo, AI-generated by a man on magic mushrooms who wanted “to see the Pope in a funny jacket”.
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Portugal to start allowing tourists from most European countries
Travellers from European Union countries with coronavirus rates below 500 cases per 100,000 residents can visit Portugal from Monday.
One of Italy's 'most dangerous' fugitive mobsters arrested in Lisbon Covid clinic
Francesco Pelle was a noted figure in one of the Calabria-based ’ndrangheta’s most notorious organised crime clans.
'People underestimating the force of angry kids': Greta Thunberg arrives in Lisbon ahead of UN conference
The Swedish teenager is attending this year’s UN Climate Conference in Lisbon.
Aer Lingus customers sleep overnight at Lisbon Airport due to cancelled flight
The flight is not expected to depart until 7.50pm this evening.
Gardaí arrest two in Portugal over Cork cannabis haul
The pair were brought to Bandon Garda Station.
Web Summit announces €110m deal to remain in Lisbon for next ten years
The annual event expects to see its capacity more than double as part of the deal by 2022.
Web Summit founder withdraws invite for far-right leader Marine Le Pen to 2018 event
Paddy Cosgrave had earlier defended the decision to host Le Pen at the November event.
Could we do it? People are feeling nervously good about Ireland's chances in tonight's Eurovision
A win may be a big ask, but the signs for a good showing are looking good.
Portuguese police detain man after finding cocaine inside fake arse
Police said a “considerable amount of cocaine” was found inside the concealed pouches.
Web Summit organiser apologises over 'offensive' dinner at Portugal's National Pantheon
A number of Portugal’s important national figures are buried at the Pantheon.
Irish man in his 60s dies in drowning incident while on holiday in Portugal
It’s understood the man got into difficulty while swimming on Friday night.
Pilot in court after deadly crash on Portugal beach
The instructor could be heard telling a control tower that the plane had suffered engine failure.
Two sunbathers die after light plane crash lands on Portuguese beach
The incident happened this afternoon near the capital Lisbon.
Four-year-old boy whose parents were on honeymoon among dead in Portugal fires
At least 64 people have died in fires that swept through the centre of the country at the weekend.
'Nothing to do with Enda leaving': Web Summit organisers announce Dublin event
MoneyConf, a financial services and fintech conference, has previously been held in other countries.
Irishman 'repeatedly stabbed' at resort in Algarve
The victim was reportedly attacked by two men in Praia da Rocha on Sunday morning.
Web Summit is going on a hiring spree – including someone to deal with the Irish government
It comes as the company eyes a possible return to Dublin.
Five dead after small plane crashes into Portuguese supermarket
Four others received minor injuries, emergency services said.
People who paid thousands for tickets left waiting outside Web Summit
Late Late ticket prices started at €1,000 for exhibition floor only.
Man spent 43 years using wheelchair following incorrect diagnosis
61-year-old Rufino Borrego was incorrectly diagnosed as having incurable muscular dystrophy when he was 13.
Madeleine McCann's parents lose libel appeal over claims they were involved in her disappearance
Madeleine would turn 13 next month.
Poll: Will the Web Summit moving to Portugal be a loss to Ireland?
Or will another event come along?
Paddy Cosgrave has told Dublin's last Web Summit how excited he is about Lisbon
Web Summit CEO Paddy Cosgrave rolled out the red carpet for the event’s new hosts today.
'Getting involved in a petty mudslinging match over the Web Summit is embarrassing'
A bitter war of words has erupted between the Web Summit and the Taoiseach’s office, but as the finger pointing continues this whole affair smacks of desperation and incompetence, writes Paul Allen.
Joan Burton is sorry the Web Summit people are leaving with their backpacks and satchels
Organisers “felt they got a better offer some place else” the Tánaiste said.
Innovation minister says losing the Web Summit is actually a 'success story'
Damien English said it’s another example of an Irish company doing well internationally.
Web Summit paid only €1.3 million for Lisbon move
Co-founder Paddy Cosgrave made the announcement the event was leaving Dublin today.
Three people shot dead after dispute 'over barking dog'
Two police officers were amongst those killed.
Ireland Men book place in Olympic 7s rugby qualifier with third place in Lisbon
A year ago, this team didn’t exist. Next June they’ll play for the last place at Rio 2016.
Women's 7s forced to settle for silver after securing safe passage to World Olympic repechage
Ireland came within a minute of victory in the Lisbon tournament, but were undone by late Spanish power.
Ireland's Sevens sides on course for top three finish after unbeaten start in Lisbon
Pool stage complete, Ireland are well seeded for the quarter-finals
What can Ireland learn from a country that decriminalised drugs?
TDs are off to Portugal to find out.
Lisbon Treaty vote (the 1st one) the most expensive referendum of past 15 years
They told us we’d save €20 million by scrapping the Seanad — but it cost us a fair chunk of change to hold the vote.
Ryanair co-pilot praised for safe emergency landing after captain fell ill
At one stage, the commander of the craft fell unconscious.
Roy Keane tells England skipper Steven Gerrard that England 'will struggle' at the World Cup
Welcome to ITV, Stevie.
Portugal restaurant siege ends with officer, gunman dead
Six others, including four police, were injured by explosions in the seven-hour ordeal.
Guess who's getting closer to the end of their bailout too?
Portugal received its penultimate tranche in rescue loans today.
Poll: Who are you shouting for tonight - Ronaldo or Zlatan?
Tonight’s match in Lisbon really isn’t about two countries facing off, it’s about two men going to battle.