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Nuno Silva, a 29-year-old Portuguese footballer, has become the latest viral sensation on Spanish social media… but not due to his goal-scoring abilities.

The promising striker wore a t-shirt of former Spanish dictator Francisco Franco

The Algarve’s chronically “understaffed” casualty departments are reaching breaking point, filled to the brim with an ever-increasing flow of “dehydrated” old folk.

Hospital boss Pedro Nunes warns medical staff are “exhausted”.

Portugal has reneged on its much-publicised €80 million purchase of a 20-year-old French multipurpose logistical ship.

Only a few months ago, the 162 metre Siroco was described as “one of the most important for increasing significantly the

Former PSD MP Duarte Lima - wanted for murder in Brazil, and fighting a 10-year jail sentence in Portugal for fraud and money-laundering - has just sold a 17th century painting by the Dutch Old Master Pieter Brueghel the Younger for €2 million.

Two stray Pitbull-cross dogs caused panic on Praia do Vidal in Quarteira on Wednesday afternoon (July 29) after they attacked beachgoers, leaving one man with “serious injuries”.

The dogs are now “under quarantine” at Loulé's municipal

Portugal is in for another hot, sunny weekend, even though today (Friday) might see clouds and even rain in some parts of the country.

Tomorrow (August 1) maximum temperatures are expected to reach 27ºC in Faro, 29ºC in Lisbon, 26ºC in

After an abortive six-day hunt for the runaway drug-dependent mother who snatched her baby from Faro’s Neonatal intensive care unit two hours after he was born, the 28-year-old woman returned to the hospital with her newborn in tow.

The

In such a transparent vote-catching announcement that it can only serve to backfire in spades, the Portuguese government has announced that it is recommending staff “try cycling” to work to reduce carbon dioxide emissions and save money on gas.

In one way, it’s heartening proof of the popularity of Portugal’s GNR police force. But in another, it is an indictment on the country’s lack of meaningful employment. In just a month, 13,638 people have put their names forward for the 450 slots

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