Main headlines in Portugal this Wednesday are focusing on the drowning of a British toddler and her grandfather in Nazaré, and on the controversial decision by supermarket chain Pingo Doce to limit credit and debit card payments to purchases over €20.
«Portuguese use cards in 68% of daily payments», discloses Público, as the public debate unfolds about a controversial decision by supermarket chain Pingo Doce not to accept payments with debit or credit cards for purchases under €20.
Correio da Manhã
«Tragedy on the beach», writes Correio da Manhã, about the death of a British toddler and her grandfather, dragged out to sea by a wave while walking on the beach in Nazaré, central Portugal.
Diário de Notícias
«Dental clinics caught using expired medicines and reusing surgical material», reports Diário de Notícias, after 11 clinics have been closed down this year after several infractions were detected during inspections.
Jornal de Notícias
«Tragedies on the roads and beaches», writes Jornal de Notícias, about two car accidents in Matosinhos and Gouveia and the drownings in Nazaré.
«Continente refuses to follow Pingo Doce and Jumbo and will continue to accept payments by card», reveals i, as supermarket chain Continente refuses to set a floor for credit and debit card payments after rival chain Pingo Doce’s decision to do so.
«Commerce prepares alternative for debit card payments», reports financial daily Diário Económico, as restaurants and hotels prepare a digital alternative to avoid the fees charged by banks for debit and credit card transactions.
Jornal de Negócios
«Half of Year 10 students should take vocational school path», discloses Jornal de Negócios, as the government defended in its first meeting with the social partners after the summer holidays.
«Martins in the main team for Setúbal», writes A Bola, about Benfica player Martins who was chosen to play in the match against Vitória de Setúbal.
«Vieira summons Moniz», reveals Record, after Luís Filipe Vieira, the president of Benfica, met with former head of TVI television channel José Eduardo Moniz.
«Here we are all the same», writes O Jogo, quoting former Benfica player Nélson Oliveira, who was recently lent to Deportivo de La Coruña.