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While the political gravy-train is back sloshing its way through the antechambers of power in Portugal (click here

Against a backdrop in which the leader of the opposition is predicting serious economic disasters ahead, the ‘lifetime pensions’ gravy-train for Portugal’s politicians is gearing up for a massively expensive return.

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The so-called bold plan to attract 73 much-needed specialist doctors to the Algarve has failed (yet again) very much as the country’s doctors association, Ordem dos Médicos, predicted.

Despite multiple incentives, 31 vacancies remain

ZERO, the Portuguese association campaigning for sustainability, has identified a damning list of Portugal’s top-10 Public Enemy polluters, topped by EDP’s thermoelectrical plant at Sines.

But no sooner were the results published than

After the horrors reported by the nation’s media yesterday´, a statement from PJ police in Porto has made a complete about turn, denying the death of a 14-year-old following his brutal attack by another teen in Baguim do Monte, Gondomar, on

Portugal’s blood institute (IPST) has launched an appeal for rare blood types as supplies are now so low they could only last four days.

The situation is not critical because there are so few calls for O and A negative blood. Nonetheless,

A fancy dress charity pub crawl is taking place this Sunday, September 4 in the Vale da Telha-Arrifana area.

Residents on the Algarve's west coast will be raising money for children’s charities in the Aljezur area and hope the event will

A young man who called for help from Gerês national park last night had to ‘wait his turn’ for evacuation as planes were busy fighting wildfires that continue to rage in various parts of the north
of the country.

TVI24 reports that

Portugal has been ‘identified’ in an investigation into corruption over contracts awarded for the hiring out of planes for fire-fighting purposes.

Spanish newspaper El Mundo has revealed that what it calls “a fire cartel” has been "paying

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