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A new driving licence system that uses the subtraction of points to punish drivers for traffic violations will be implemented in Portugal in June 2016, the government has confirmed.

The system was approved by Portugal’s Council of

Portuguese football legend Luís Figo announced last Friday (May 22) that he was withdrawing from FIFA’s presidential race, in a ‘take-no-prisoners’ tirade against president Joseph Blatter and the entire electoral process.

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A 36-year-old British man was found dead in a Monte Gordo hotel room in the morning of May 21, police have confirmed.

According to Jornal de Notícias, the body was found by a man with whom he was sharing a room.

The newspaper adds

It is the centre for cancer treatment in Portugal but the truth is that eight out of 10 specialist screening machines are “out of order” at Lisbon’s IPO (Instituto Português de Oncologia), resulting in the delay of at least 150 colonoscopy exams

A gofundme appeal is busily raising money for a young American family “trapped in Portugal with newborns”.

Kim and Fred Spratt arrived in Lisbon two weeks ago, on a “babymoon” - the last holiday they thought they would have together before

It has been hailed as a victory won by the island’s shyest resident: the chameleon. But in truth it was more about justice, people-power and the true grit that lines every islander’s soul.

As we reported last night, Polis Litoral - the

After years when the process simply took so long that it put people off, the government has approved a new law to make adoption quicker and easier.

Outlining the plans yesterday (May 21), Social Security minister Pedro Mota Soares said: “

With the story broken by radio TSF and now doing the rounds of national media, it appears that the Bank of Portugal is once again in hot water over the sale of Novo Banco.

Not only has the bank agreed to pay €15 million to BNP Paribas to

One person was injured and another two people were left in “serious condition” following another horrific head-on collision today (May 22) on the notorious EN125 road, authorities have confirmed.

The accident happened at around 1.55pm near

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