Amadora is a colorful but poor suburb of Lisbon. Some neighborhoods are likened to the favelas of Brazil. But since the authorities have realized its hillside location could be lucrative, demolition teams are at work.
Extra trains and buses, giant welcome posters everywhere: Web Summit fever has broken out in Lisbon. "Davos for geeks," as business news agency Bloomberg calls it, or "Glastonbury for geeks," according to The Guardian.
The question has been in the air for years without a satisfying answer. The Web Summit conference in Lisbon has offered several solutions to encourage women to join the IT sector.
At least 41 people have been killed in devastating wild fires that swept across parts of Portugal and Spain. Politicians and residents of towns hit by the deadly fires have blamed Lisbon for the soaring death toll.
Portugal's shoemakers have built a reputation for quality in an industry dominated by low-cost producers. As DW's Jochen Faget finds out, despite intense competition the production lines are still humming nicely.
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