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For reasons not immediately clear, social media has started buzzing again over the allegedly corrupt practices of one of the private detective agencies hired by the parents of Madeleine McCann, shortly after the little girl vanished from a

After all the ‘blood, sweat and tears’ in the two-month battle to free Indian sikh Paramjeet Singh from a ‘bogus’ extradition warrant that could have spelt his death, campaigners today received the news they had been waiting for.

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Today (Friday February 12) was a major day in the heroic battle by islanders and fishing communities of Ria Formosa to save their homes from government-enforced demolitions in the name of the environment.

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Portugal’s hugely expensive Kamov ‘fleet’ of search-and-rescue helicopters remains inoperational as the company that originally sold the six choppers to the State has won a legal bid to recover almost €3 million in unpaid maintenance and

Despite all the pressure emanating from Brussels on the new Socialist government to toe-the-austerity line, there is some ‘encouraging news’ today: Portugal’s economy grew by 1.5% overall last year, with 1.2% growth registered over the last four

An incredibly resourceful escape artist has eluded Portuguese justice for a second time, going on the run in Guinea-Bissau clearly determined not to return to face a 13-year jail sentence for murder.

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A young man, described as troubled and under the effects of medication, launched a bizarre late-night attack on the Holy Shrine of Our Lady of Fátima on Wednesday, and then failed to appear in court to answer charges on Thursday.

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Just two months after he said he would complete his five-year mandate, João Cotrim de Figueiredo has resigned as president of Portugal’s tourism board. The decision was announced yesterday (February 11) over “personal reasons”.

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A study has shown that more than half the people living in Portugal (51%) do not know the significance of the numbers 112.

112 is Europe’s general emergency phone number.

It can be dialed for no charge from almost all mobile and

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