The Portuguese president has announced to snap parliamentary election following the resignation of the prime minister Antonio Costa amid a corruption investigation.
President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa said the poll would happen on March the 10th.
Here's Allison Roberts.
In an address to the nation, the president Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa said that he would delay formally dismissing the prime minister and his socialist government until early December after the budget for next year has been approved in parliament.
This, he said would guarantee indispensable economic and social stability and ensure that Portugal makes the most of post-pandemic recovery funds from the European Union.
As for his decision to dissolve parliament, the president said that most of the political parties that he consulted favored a snap election even if his top advisory panel the Council of State was split on the issue.
Parliament in Hungary has approved the deployment of a military mission to Chad, which Budapest says will help combat terrorism and illegal migration to Europe.
The Hungarian defense ministry said 200 troops would go there with the number eventually likely to double.
The influential American feminist news site Jezebel is shutting down after 16 years online as its owner grapples with a downturn in online advertising.
Jezebel's parent company G/O Media announced the decision in a memo to staff citing economic head winds.
It said talks with more than two dozen potential buyers had been non-successful.
One of Iceland's most popular tourist attractions has been closed for a week over fears of volcanic eruption may be imminent.
The Blue Lagoon geothermal spa is in an area hit by more than a thousand small tremors in the last 24 hours.
Dozens of frightened guests are reported to have left the resort after one more powerful earthquake. BBC news.