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As the nation’s press focuses on the shock of yet another corruption scandal, bets now are on whether disgraced former cop Paulo Pereira Cristóvão will end up sharing a cell-block in Évora with disgraced former prime minister José Sócrates.

Two high-ranking officials of the Social Security services in Lisbon have been arrested by PJ police this morning (March 4) on corruption charges, reports Correio da Manhã.

The newspaper says the two men are suspected of having sold false

The latest publicity campaign by Portugal’s Left Bloc political party has left Algarve hoteliers fuming.

They say the hoardings, in German and translated into Portuguese, are “perplexing” German tourists who have come to the Algarve to

As news stories regurgitate more on the ins and outs of corruption investigation Operation Marquês, the principal suspect, former prime minister, José Sócrates is understood to have been further inconvenienced by flea bites.

According to

After her abortive attempt to purchase Portugal Telecom, Isabel dos Santos, daughter of the president of Angola is reported to be preparing a counter bid for BPI - in response to the public acquisition offer (OPA) presented by Spain’s Caixabank.

With the value of the euro falling progressively, Portugal’s tourism sector looks certain to reap the benefits. In the US - where the dollar is buying 21% more than it was a year ago - the Washington Post has been extolling the virtues of travel

The government is proposing a ban on the consumption of alcohol in the street after 2am. Also on the list of new ‘no-no’s’ will be the sale of alcohol of any kind to youngsters under the age of 18. These latest measures were announced by

Hundreds of islanders are expected to stage a protest in front of Parliament on Friday (March 6) calling for the immediate suspension of the controversial demolitions taking place throughout the Algarve's Ria Formosa.

Islanders hope the

Aveiro University has proudly announced the grade achieved by blind student Ana Sofia Teixeira in her Master’s degree in clinical psychology and health. Teixeira obtained the maximum 20 points in her dissertation on the suffering of the blind.

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