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The carefully-prepared appeal by lawyers representing jailed former prime minister José Sócrates looks set to hit the rocks this week as newspapers reveal the Public Ministry is still absolutely dead against any change in the controversial status

Consumers’ association DECO has issued a stark warning over health dangers posed by minced meat on sale up and down the country.

Concerns include seriously dangerous additives used to boost the meat’s “rich colour”.

“These additives

Portimão council has announced it is channelling €440,000 of the money it has raised from its million-euro civil protection tax to fund the local fire department.

The deal was made official with the signing of an agreement on Friday (

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

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An angry mob is reported to have started throwing stones at police as agents moved in on two men...