A man died on the Lisbon-Cascais A5 motorway on Monday after being run over. According to reports the man, said to be in his 60s, had pulled over just before the Algés exit and for reasons unknown got out of his car and tried to cross the motorway on foot.
The construction sector remained in crisis through to July although there were now flickers of recovery, said FEPICOP - the Portuguese Construction Industry Federation in a report released.
Workers at Lisbon underground are on a 24-hours strike on Tuesday against the idea to franchise out the company to the private sector and a loss of working conditions.
The economic climate indicator in Portugal was in September at its highest level since July 2008, and the indicator of economic activity was also stable in August, according to the latest economic bulletin of the National Statistics Institute (INE).
Fuel prices are set to plummet tomorrow, following international crude prices with petrol set to fall more than six cents, the biggest ever reduction in the past decade.
Portugal is ready to send medical teams to Guinea-Bissau to help keep the country free of Ebola, its director-general of health, Francisco George, told Lusa from Bissau, where he was about to start a two-day visit to see what help might be needed.
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