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Following possibly the longest period of detention-without-charge of a former prime minister of a democratic country, José Sócrates was finally released from Évora jail last night to house-arrest in Lisbon, with a police guard.

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Following possibly the longest period of detention-without-charge of a former prime minister of a democratic country, José Sócrates was finally released from Évora jail last night to house-arrest in Lisbon, with a police guard.

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Portugal’s election commission (CNE) has expressed “concern” over the likely number of lost votes that will come from the fact that Benfica, FC Porto and Sporting – the country’s three largest football teams – are scheduled to play on election

After its annual summer recess the Justice Ministry has returned to work with a bang.

It has nothing to do with the thousands of cases piling up to be dealt with, but the leaking court buildings up and down the country that need to be

A group of Irish football fans have accused GNR police of being the “the scum of the earth” after an alleged “unprovoked attack” in the Oura bar strip of Albufeira in the early hours of yesterday morning (September 3).

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After months of blistering heat, the Algarve is now expecting a reasonably “cool weekend” with temperatures unlikely to go over 23ºC.

In fact, the Algarve will be in for the coolest weather in the country and is expecting very cloudy skies

Putting the crisis in the teaching profession into sharp focus, national tabloid Correio da Manhã has revealed that this year only two first-time teachers have gained places - when nationally 1000 are qualified every year.

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José Sócrates is about to celebrate his 58th birthday behind bars - but if the nation’s news media is to be believed, the clock is ticking towards a September 9 release date.

This is the day the Public Ministry is due to decide whether to

After three years in which domestic violence has become “Portugal’s most worrying type of crime” leading to thousands of complaints and claiming as many as 100 lives, the government has finally issued new get-tough legislation to protect battered

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After its annual summer recess the Justice Ministry has returned to work with a bang.

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