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An expired Citizen Card is used to travel and apply to reside in the United Kingdom.

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An expired Citizen Card is used to travel and apply to reside in the United Kingdom.

“Yes, the citizen’s card is valid until the end of the year. There is information that there were no problems with this card, since its validity has not actually expired, since the Portuguese government has decided to extend its validity, ”said Berta Nunez Luce during a visit to the Portuguese community.

The Secretary of State said that “the British authorities have been informed and so far there have been no reports of any problems.”

The Portuguese government has extended the validity of the citizen card until December 31 due to restrictions on services provided by public services caused by the covid-19 pandemic.

This decision does not apply to a passport that has not been renewed.

Since the UK government resumed international travel on Monday for nonessential reasons and Portugal was greenlisted to exclude quarantine upon return to the UK, many Portuguese have sought information about the possibility of leaving with expired documents.

The Secretary of State also reiterated the information that last week the British government made it easier to apply to the registration system for citizens of the European Union. [EU Settlement Scheme]starting to accept ID cards that have expired in the digital process.

Whereas previously it was necessary to request a paper form for filing an application with an expired citizen card, now this can be done via the Internet, and then send the document by mail for certification.

In both cases, when traveling and applying for resident status, the Secretary of State recommended using the declaration available on the London Consulate website.

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The move was taken to ease pressure from European consulates hit by the COVID-19 pandemic restrictions and allow the maximum number of applications by the June 30 deadline.

The Secretary of State for Portuguese Communities is currently completing the second of a three-day trip to the United Kingdom, which essentially aims to assess the plight of expatriates in terms of resident status and connect with a community one of the hardest hit by the coronavirus. -19 pandemic.

The official visited several commercial and cultural establishments in Little Portugal today in the Stockwell area of ​​south London and met with members of the Portuguese community.

He also gave an interview to RTV Lusa radio, in which he urged expats in the United Kingdom to take advantage of the green corridor and visit Portugal because they are “always welcome”.

It also left a “message of hope” for Brexit as the concerns and uncertainty about the impact of the process on the community were overcome because “an agreement was reached.”

“Visa is needed only for those who come from Portugal to work. If you come to work, you need to have your residence permit and contract with you, ”reminded Berta Nunes of the new UK immigration rules.

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Marseille in California. ″Where the Portuguese is, there is Portugal″

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Marseille in California.  ″Where the Portuguese is, there is Portugal″

“You are the future,” President Marcelo Rebelo de Souza told a three-year-old girl dressed in traditional Portuguese clothing who came out to greet him on the podium where he spoke at Artesia Portuguese Salon. The city, located on the outskirts of Los Angeles, has not hosted the President of the Portuguese Republic since 1989. This weekend, he did it with pomp and the setting of an ornate Portuguese-American community bursting with pride.

“We have never lost the honor and responsibility of being representatives of this beautiful flag,” said Jimmy Enes, a member of Artesia DES, a Portuguese descendant, in a welcoming speech delivered in perfect Portuguese. “When we are asked who we are, we always answer”i am portuguese“and not”Portuguese-American“or ‘Portuguese American’,” he said. “That’s why we’re trying step by step to protect our heritage on the outskirts of Los Angeles, one of the greatest cities in the world.”

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Cristiano Ronaldo is injured by the Portuguese national team and thanks the fans for their support

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Cristiano Ronaldo is injured by the Portuguese national team and thanks the fans for their support



Cristiano Ronaldo got a cut on his nose and needed a bandage (Photo: MICHAL CIZEK / AFP)

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Gratitude. It seems that the attacker Cristiano Ronaldo shared his social media with Portuguese fans after a clash with Czech goalkeeper Vaclik. In the auction, the assailant received a cut on his face and needed a bandage to stop the bleeding.

“Great game, important team win! We remain focused on our goal. Thanks to the Portuguese public for the fantastic support,” the striker wrote on his Instagram account.

The match was marked by a great performance Portugal national team, who beat the Czech Republic 4-0 to take the lead in Nations League Group 2 with ten points with one matchday to go in the group stage of the tournament. Cristiano Ronaldo ended up losing to his team.

After the match, the leader of the Portuguese national team appreciated the result achieved on the road. “It was a very important victory and all teammates should be congratulated on the result,” commented the 37-year-old striker.

With three wins, one draw and one defeat, the Portuguese team has the best attack in their group with eleven goals scored and a net difference of nine. The team is one draw away from qualifying for the tournament series. The next match against Spain is next Tuesday in the city of Braga.

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Thomas Gouveia remains the best Portuguese in the Swiss Challenge

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Thomas Gouveia remains the best Portuguese in the Swiss Challenge

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Tournament of the second European circuit.

Thomas Gouveia solidified his status as the best Portuguese in the Swiss Challenge this Saturday by finishing the penultimate day of the second European round robin in a group of 31st placed golfers.

Thomas Gouveia hit the card with 73 shots, one over par on the course, after two birdies (one under par hole) and three bogeys (one over), after making 71 shots in the previous two days for a total of 215.

Thomas Bessa needed 75 hits, three over par and tied for scarecrows, he finished 48th with 218 total, five short of Vitor Lopez, 60th with 223, after today needs 78, with just one bird . to fit five scarecrows and a double scarecrow.

The Swiss Challenge, which concludes on Sunday in Folgensburg, France, is still led by France’s Chung Veon Ko with a total of 206 shots, one short of Denmark’s Martin Simonsen in second place.

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