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New Eurostat figures on unemployment show Portugal’s shockingly high levels are at last receding.

According to employment minister Pedro Mota Soares the latest 13.6% registered overall in September is clear indication that the government

Finally, the mystery Portuguese Euromillions’ winner has claimed his/her €190 million cash prize.

After days of mounting excitement at the little kiosk that registered the winning paper, tobacconist Graça Nunes heard today that the prize

Weekend weather is expected to be cloudy more or less everywhere, with rain in central and northern districts and temperatures falling below 20ºC almost everywhere except the Algarve.

Down south, Saturday and Sunday should have a good

While TAP dithers, another Portuguese airline attached to the Pestana Group has stepped into the breach and reopened the air link between Lisbon and Guinea-Bissau.

As Euroatlantic Airways boss José Caetano Pestana told Lusa this week, “

Schoolchildren are among the worst hit today by civil servants marching on Lisbon in protest to the government’s ongoing policies of austerity.

All over the country, youngsters who had specially dressed up for Halloween arrived for classes

Anyone using Lisbon’s (usually very handy) Metro this evening should carry a cross and a large supply of garlic. In commemoration of yet another ‘horrid Halloween’, the blue line of the Metro will be hosting a veritable “Ghost Train”, or perhaps

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Jobless figures down to three-year low
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Jobless figures down to three-year low
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A determining factor for the success of...