Everyone seems to be travelling to Portugal these days. Indeed, this year the country reported gleefully on another record year for overseas arrivals. Just over 12.7 million foreigners visited the country in 2017 – up 12 per cent year-on-year. Here's why it is proving so popular. Portugal has been recognized by many newspapers and magazines, including The Guardian, Condé Nast Traveller, Forbes, The New York Times, El País, CNN, World Travel Awards, the Best Of Wine Tourism, Great Wine Capitals, Catavinum and many more. These awards recognize the country’s tourism excellence.
Lisbon's century-old wooden trams and iron funiculars that still lurch and rumble their way through the city are unique. Wandering from Baixa district to Graça you'll see a very traditional side
With the age of knife crime victims falling and the rate of childhood obesity rising, Amanda Spielman chief inspector for schools, declares parents mustn’t ‘abdicate their responsibility’ by expecting schools to raise their children for them.
An Ofsted report, which will be released on Tuesday, will highlight the growing difficulties schools are facing as a result of parents neglecting their responsibilities at home.
Teachers are known to develop good relationships with their pupils, however the growing demand on schools risks the role of teachers becoming blurred.
The report looks into the growing evidence that parents are bringing their children into school unable to use a toilet.
"This is difficult for teachers, disruptive for other children and has a terrible social imp
UK’s tech entrepreneurs remain concerned over Brexit despite the government’s recent investment guaranteed on the Spring Budget.
Jack*, a london-based tech entrepreneur, said that he is to launch a startup company, but is concerned over Brexit. He told Westminster World that he fears the hiring cost of his business would spiral because of a “hard Brexit deal”.
The 29-year-old will create a digital publishing platform where consumers could be engaged by various visual content. He said: “Especially for digital startups, their employees have never had to think about residential opportunities here, whether they need visa or not. Even if Brexit is not here yet, for many of them it would make no sense to take jobs in the UK if after a year they will have to apply for certain
The has been a lot of talk about Brexit and whether Britons should leave the EU. One of the questions is whether Brexit will affect travel prices within the EU for British citizens. If so, what can people living in the UK expect to see and how will the travel prices change.
With the EU referendum approaching fast, British prime minister David Cameron announced the date - 23rd of June, 2016, there has been more and more discussion of the consequences of leaving the EU for British citizens. Many have discussed the safety of Britain without the support of Europe and Britain's political relations. One major aspect is also how will Brexit influence Britain's economical prospects such as travel prices. Travel prices are expected to go up with Britain no longer sharing EU travel laws and p
Nicola Sturgeon announced she would campaign for the EU to stay in the UK at a speech in London this Monday.
The First Minister of Scotland said that there was “a real chance” of a second referendum on Scotland’s independence if the UK voted to leave the EU.
Polls tend to show that Scotland will indeed vote to stay in the EU. Scottish National Party’s leader asked David Cameron to agree that all four nations of the UK had to vote in favour of leaving to make the exit possible, according to Channel 4 News.
Such a decision would make “Brexit” very unlikely to happen since Scotland and Northern Island may both vote to stay.
The European Union is an important trade partner for Scotland as 42% of its export out of the UK were with EU members, she said to The Guardian.
The Brexit issue will be the main topic of discussion at a two-day summit taking place in Brussels this Thursday and Friday.
The President of the European Council Donald Tusk called this a “make or break summit”. Indeed the EU and the UK must now find an agreement on David Cameron’s claims before he sets up a date for a national referendum about a leave from the UK (possibly on June 23 according to the Financial Times).
The Prime Minister already obtained compromises from the EU as Donald Tusk proposed an emergency possibility of supressing social aids to non-UK European workers for four years if needed. Indeed it goes against the essential principles of the EU to build equality between all European citizens. David Cameron asked for a permanent suppres
Londoners plunge into icy water to raise money for Special Olympics. Indraja Gugle reports from the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. Sub-editor: Jipsa George
On a Saturday morning in February, as the temperature dipped below 5˚ Celsius, Londoners gathered at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park to plunge in icy water for the inaugural Great Britain Polar Plunge. This feat was designed to raise money for Special Olympics. London may be used to its inhabitants jogging in the snow, but a plunge in glacial water goes to show their great support towards inclusive sports like the Special Olympics.
Sarah, a participant, was raring to go with her team of eight. “It’s all right so far, although we got more scared when we looked at the pool and there was lots of ice on top. But it’s for