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Two Portuguese doctors are challenging State-funded charity Santa Casa da Miserícórdia over the latter’s decision that they are not “apt” to adopt a five-year-old child.

Orthopedic specialist Frederico Teixeira and his endocrinologist wife

As the traditional pilgrimage of national holidaymakers makes its way to the Algarve, the IC1 highway - used by so many to avoid the tolled A2 motorway - has been the scene of another horrific pile-up, this time involving the cars of three

A United Nations (UN) report reveals Portugal is on track to have the world’s “third oldest population” by 2030.

In just 15 years, the country’s average age will be 50.2.

Only Japan (51.5) and Italy (50.8) expect to have older

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

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