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Portugal this week sees soldiers from various countries in the Atlantic Alliance taking part in NATO exercise “Trident Juncture 2015” in Beja. A first phase in operations is due to continue till October 16, and then a second will run from October

Another eventful week online has seen the parents of Madeleine McCann shut down the Twitter account set up to find their daughter due to an “avalanche of offensive commentaries” from supporters of the family of Ben Needham - the toddler who went

A Spanish study has found that the Mediterranean Diet can reduce risks of breast cancer in women by 68%.

Conducted by the University of Navarra over the course of five years, the study found that a diet “rich in olive oil, fish, dried

As the fallout from Sunday’s elections begins to settle - and President Cavaco Silva is due to talk tonight with Passos Coelho on how best to move forwards - seven ministers are packing their bags, at least two of which will see sighs of relief

An international colloquium is being hosted on Friday in Lisbon in memory of Cláudia Sousa, a remarkable Portuguese primatologist who died from cancer last year at the age of 39.

The academic seminar at the Museu Nacional de Etnologia in

A 23-year-old Russian passenger, landing in Lisbon’s Portela airport this week, was arrested after police found a taser pistol in her hand luggage. The young woman was described as surprised she could not legally carry the pistol and explained

The “Táxi Seguro” system installed in Lisbon cabs foiled a night terror over the weekend when a client held a driver at knifepoint, forcing him to drive from Rossio to Amadora. Actioning the system meant the cab was tracked by PSP agents via GPS

The tense eight-hour stand-off that saw the coastal town of Lagos plunged into a hostage drama involving a man armed with a sawn-off shotgun and an arsenal of weapons on Monday ended in the best way possible.

“Thankfully, we are not

Three men – two of whom were found to be smuggling drugs in their intestines – were arrested by GNR police at a petrol station on the Algarve’s A22 highway in the early hours of last Thursday morning (October 1).

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Tavira hotel “closed down overnight, staff out of jobs, guests on streets”

Mystery surrounds the alleged closure last (Wednesday) night of Tavira’s 4-star Porta Nova Hotel.

UPDATE: Monchique fire is “uncontrollable,” says mayor

With the Algarve’s 15 fire corporations all battling flames this afternoon, Monchique mayor Rui A

UPDATE: Novo Banco accused of “stealing” Tavira hotel and “treating tourists worse than pigs”

A tired and emotional businessman has accused “good bank” Novo Banco of “stealing” his hotel and

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