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As judicial portal CITIUS remains “slow and missing at least half-a-million cases”, Portugal’s leading IT boss has warned that the next online government system heading to crash is that of the Finanças (tax authority).

José Tribolet,

Anyone who has sold a vehicle in Portugal will be aware of the agonising ‘log-book legacy’ that can haunt sellers often beyond the grave.

The system is such that buyers - by not registering that they have bought the vehicle - can leave the

Cuts to gas and electricity bills will almost certainly (albeit eventually) follow the pivotal stand taken by Portuguese prime minister Pedro Passos Coelho on the first day of the special EU summit on climate change in Brussels this week.

Described as “a quiet, reserved man”, father-of-two António José Teixeira went berserk in a frenzied knife attack this week that left two dead, and a 13-year-old recovering from emergency surgery in hospital.

The former engineer working as

No one will be thinking about winter as the clocks go back this weekend. The exceptional weather that has been shining down on the continent is set to continue with even heatwaves being forecast in Leiria, Beja, Porto and Braga. Elsewhere, it

He was a child with congenital heart problems, but, even so, the shock of the sudden death this week of 13-year-old João Casimiro has left a school in mourning and questions to be answered.

As newspapers point out, the child’s mother had

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