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Cruelty towards pet animals is now a crime. The law that criminalises animal abuse and abandonment came into force on Wednesday (October 1), introducing heavy penalties such as prison and hefty fines for those found to have mistreated or

Lisbon’s 25 de Abril Bridge has been named “the most beautiful bridge in Europe” by Brussels-based travel organisation European Best Destination.

The distinction came in a top-15 list published online, which also includes the Dom Luís

New warning signs may soon be in place at unsupervised beaches to alert visitors about the dangers of the sea and other coastal hazards, said the maritime authorities.

It all depends on the implementation of a new set of rules, which

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Portuguese researcher distinguished for his participation in the ‘Frontiers in Reproduction programme’

Portuguese researcher João Ramalho-Santos, head of the University of Coimbra’s Neuroscience and Cell Biology Centre, is the first non-American or British student to be distinguished for his participation in the ‘Frontiers...

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Portuguese researcher distinguished for his participation in the ‘Frontiers in Reproduction programme’
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Portuguese researcher João Ramalho-Santos, head of the University of Coimbra’s Neuroscience and...

Cruelty towards pet animals is now a crime
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Cruelty towards pet animals is now a crime. The law that criminalises animal abuse and...

25 de Abril Bridge named “most beautiful in Europe”
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Lisbon’s 25 de Abril Bridge has been named “the most beautiful bridge in Europe” by Brussels-...