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Portimão’s universally-hated new civil protection tax is now well and truly under threat.

The administrative and fiscal court of Loulé has accepted an injunction bid presented by a group of citizens.

The 14-page bid claims the tax

It was one of the lowest media points in the long-running “Missing Madeleine” saga. A 63-year-old grandmother committed suicide after being “outed” as a “McCann troll” by Sky News. But the pre-hearing into the inquest of Brenda Leyland heard

The final goodbye to 17-year-old Bruna Nunes was marked by “emotion and revolt” yesterday (Thursday) as mourners were all painfully aware that the murdered girl’s stepfather continues to elude capture.

Over a thousand people attended the

Fears surrounding the return of the Iberian Lynx to the wild were highlighted this week as two cats raised in captivity in Silves were released in the Guadiana Natural Park near Mértola.

It was the first time captive lynx have been

Consumer watchdog DECO detected bacteria in nearly half of the 26 take-away codfish meals it tested at 26 supermarkets in Lisbon and Porto.

Luckily, none of the microorganisms poses serious health threats to consumers, says DECO, but slams

Football, reality TV and the death of celebrities were the most popular topics Portuguese people searched for using Google in 2014. How to make “easy money” and details of next-gen cell phones also rank high on the list.

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2014 has been an astonishing year for Portuguese justice. We have seen the detention of a former prime minister, the arrest of the country’s most powerful banker, the conviction of a former PSD MP, the removal from power of both the high and the

The Portuguese government has issued a “rare executive order” to stop the four-day strike TAP workers have planned for the Christmas and New Year period.

Called a “requisição civil”, it means 70% of the airline’s workers – the amount

A riverside tourist development is being offloaded by Alcoutim council for a starting price of €1.3 million.

Despite its “excellent location” on the margin of the Guadiana River, the 7,920sqm ‘Estalagem do Guadiana’ has struggled to thrive

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