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Against a background of so much controversy that he could be termed the Portuguese banking sector’s equivalent of Houdini, governor of the Bank of Portugal Carlos Costa has secured a further five-year term at the helm of the country’s central

Lisbon’s DIAP (department of penal action) has opened a criminal investigation into the machinations behind the Portuguese government’s catastrophic attempts to sell 85 paintings by celebrated Spanish artist Joan Miró as a way of recouping

Algarve anti-oil group PALP is holding its first public meeting tomorrow (May 30) at the Faro Spot Café designed to welcome anyone with “ideas and opinions” on the issue.

The event starts at 4pm and will present talks by environmental

The last weekend in May sees blistering beach weather forecast for tomorrow (Saturday May 30) with maximum temperatures of 30ºC likely in Faro.

Beja is in for even higher temperatures (33ºC) while the rest of the country will be cooler (

“A historic moment for the animal cause in Portugal” is how animal rights party PAN described the proposal put before parliament yesterday (May 28) calling for an end to animal slaughter in municipal kennels.

Promoted as a citizens’

The 70-year-old uncle of PSD parliamentary leader Luís Montenegro is back in the news today after a court found him guilty of processing hundreds of entry visas to Europe for young women in exchange for sex while he was ambassador to Senegal.

As Portugal basked in the first taste of summer, the world’s financial brains were thrashing it out in the leafy splendour of Penha Longa - a VIP golf resort less than 40 minutes from the centre of Lisbon. On the agenda was the increasingly

Four months before Portugal’s legislative elections, the so-called troika - always photographed with the stoniest of faces - is due back for the country’s second “post-programme” evaluation.

Scheduled to arrive to start work on Thursday (

Victor Guerreiro, president of the Algarve Retailers Association (ACRAL), has called on local businesspeople, associations and public entities to join forces to promote the Algarve as a “trustworthy brand” that can help develop the region’s

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