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Hours before around 1,000 activists arrived in Lisbon last Saturday for a new anti-oil showdown, the nation’s weekly Expresso seized the moment to run a front-page headline proclaiming “Oil on the Costa Vicentina could reach 1,500 million barrels

Bit by bit, Portugal’s minimum salary is rising to a level that takes the country’s lowest paid workers a step further from grinding poverty. Prime minister António Costa guaranteed last night at the 45th anniversary dinner of the PS Socialist

Portuguese banks were used to launder money in a scheme of corruption that was being investigated by murdered Maltese journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia.

This is the bombshell that has come out in a New York courtroom, and which

A two-year-old female Iberian lynx was found dead, seemingly run over, on the A22 motorway near Olhão last Saturday morning (April 14). The announcement was made this morning by the Institute of Nature and Forest Conservation (ICNF).

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It’s been in the pipeline for over a decade, but Prime Minister António Costa has now vowed to finally launch studies regarding the construction of the Algarve’s new central hospital.

“We have to open studies relating to the (hospital) of

Two new tiny arachnids known as pseudoscorpions have been discovered in the Algarve by University of Aveiro researcher Ana Sofia Reboleiro. Three other species were also discovered by the researcher in the Alentejo, Penela and Leiria.

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Eight Finnish tourists and two Portuguese crew had a miraculous escape yesterday when three large waves sent the boat on which they were enjoying a sightseeing trip crashing against rocks at Praia da Parede, near Cascais.

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A 19-year-old who admits to having been stealing from a van used by “foreign surfers” ended up needing plastic surgery last week after being set upon by his victims’ dogs and receiving bites all over his body, including his testicles.

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Nine years after putting a female architect through a terrifying ordeal at knifepoint, a 59-year-old former construction worker has been jailed and ordered to pay €5000 in damages.

The man had managed to evade justice since the attack by

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