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Portugal’s GNR and PSP police forces have registered a 28% increase in the amount of time taken off for illness and work accidents. Data for 2014 shows agents clocked up 285,000 days of sick leave and another 92,000 for work-related accidents.

A case of an employee slowly but surely plundering her employer’s stock of gold and jewellery to the tune of €57,000 has caused police to send out a warning. Anyone with precious items should take a photographic inventory so that police can track

With political stability in Portugal looking more and more like a cork in a storm, declarations to the press on Monday lunchtime by Left Bloc leader Catarina Martins that “the government of Passos Coelho is dead” sent markets into freefall.

It is an event that has “not received much publicity and not many people know it is happening”, thus anti-oil group ASMAA has appealed to anyone with questions over Portugal’s position over oil and gas drilling to turn up at the debate on Friday

DCIAP investigators are in touch with “around 400” former BES clients who claim to have lost fortunes as a result of the private bank’s collapse last year. They are believed to be close to working out ‘who gets what’ in compensation, reports

“Our concern was to fight the blaze,” said fireman José Palha. “It was only after we did that we became aware of the presence of a body, completely burnt, at the wheel of the car.”

Eighteen-year-old Francisco Boavida Ribeiro had been

A leading Portuguese psychiatrist has sounded a stark warning over the use of social media.

Cases of anxiety, depression, stress, dependence, self-harm and even suicide are becoming ever more frequent, says Jorge Bouça, director of

Winter is going to be busier than usual at Faro Airport this year, with three new air links, new airlines and more weekly flights.

It’s all part of airport authority ANA’s plan to “fight seasonality in the Algarve” and have tourists

An Ireland-bound plane out of Spain’s Canary Islands had to make an emergency landing at Faro Airport on Sunday morning (October 11) due to a “technical malfunction”.

Civil protection authorities activated its yellow alert as per the

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