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The government is proposing a ban on the consumption of alcohol in the street after 2am. Also on the list of new ‘no-no’s’ will be the sale of alcohol of any kind to youngsters under the age of 18. These latest measures were announced by

Hundreds of islanders are expected to stage a protest in front of Parliament on Friday (March 6) calling for the immediate suspension of the controversial demolitions taking place throughout the Algarve's Ria Formosa.

Islanders hope the

Aveiro University has proudly announced the grade achieved by blind student Ana Sofia Teixeira in her Master’s degree in clinical psychology and health. Teixeira obtained the maximum 20 points in her dissertation on the suffering of the blind.

Outgoing PSD president of the regional government of Madeira, Alberto João Jardim, has been condemned to pay €4,000 in damages in a civil action taken out by former opponent Gil da Silva Canha whom he accused of being involved in a Venezuelan

News that former PJ inspector Paulo Pereira Cristóvão has been arrested for armed robbery - suspected of being part of a gang which raided people’s homes, posing as policemen in order to steal gold and valuables - has raised more questions than

Portugal’s billionaires are still billionaires but have dropped hundreds of spots on Forbes magazine’s latest ‘Billionaire List’.

According to Forbes, Portugal’s richest man - ‘cork king’ Américo Amorim (€3.9 billion) - dropped from 267th

Two teenage thieves who led police officers to their deaths on a high-speed rail link between Sacavém and Bobadela last week have ducked a second court appearance and are “not complying with their bail conditions”.

Whether this means that

The Portuguese government has confirmed that the 18-year-old Portuguese transsexual who was facing charges of “transvestism” in Dubai and had been ordered to pay a €478 fine is expected to return to Portugal “very soon”.

According to

Buses in the United States capital of Washington DC will have Portuguese ads on them for the first three weeks of March.

It’s all part of an advertising campaign to get the word out about the ‘Iberian Suite’, an event currently taking

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