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Three draft laws from opposition parties to legalise same-sex adoptions were turned down in the Portuguese parliament on Thursday (January 22), making it the fourth time this topic has been discussed, voted on and ultimately rejected.

The

Travel || A boat link connecting Faro to Tangier, Morocco, could be launching soon.

National media reports that the project is already under discussion with Portuguese and Moroccan authorities well into logistics.

Besides making

An angry mob is reported to have started throwing stones at police as agents moved in on two men in the process of raiding a Pingo Doce supermarket, in Chelas, Lisbon, over the weekend.

Despite the attack, the police managed to restrain

The Algarve hospital administration (CHA) is again under fire over delays in the stock of much-needed cancer medicines.

José Eduardo Paulino, the nephew of a cancer patient at Faro Hospital, spoke to the press last week after his uncle

Five Portuguese émigrés to London are being tracked by British intelligence services after they travelled to Syria to join ISIS terrorists.

A report in the Sunday Times suggests the five “could play a vital role in leading western

A driver who saw a thief disappear off with his car, leapt into another car and gave chase in Esposende - pursuing the man over 22 kms before catching up with him and forcing him to give up.

The determined driver then delivered the thief

Portugal’s Minister for Foreign Affairs Rui Machete is now encouraging nationals to travel to Iran.

Poised to sign a deal for direct flights between Lisbon and Tehran, Machete said he hoped the new service would “improve business” and see

Fourteen police brigades are now actively hunting the relentless armed gang that has been rampaging through the “Linha” district of Lisbon/Cascais since just before Christmas last year.

As readers may remember, a Chinese supermarket owner

Property || The 19th century mausoleum of one of Portugal’s romantic poets has at last changed hands after almost eight years on the market.

The coup - for Moncarapacho-based Russell & Decoz estate agents - seems to have followed

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‘French invasion’ takes Algarve by storm
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It is one of the Algarve’s most promising emerging markets and forecasts for 2015 are that the Fr

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Thumbs-down (yet again) for gay adoption
Three draft laws from opposition...
New Faro-Morocco boat link on horizon
Travel || A boat link connecting Faro...
Police stoned
An angry mob is reported to have...