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May 8 promises to be a very bad day for anyone who needs to travel by rail.

Hundreds of workers are expected to support the day-long train strike called in protest to government plans for the merger of Portugal’s road and rail networks.

As prison guards demonstrated in Lisbon on Friday, a union blog warned that outbreaks of scabies and other skin conditions were threatening health and safety in jails, due to the increasingly worsening financial situation and overcrowding.

A police manhunt was underway on Friday after a shootout in a rural community left two women dead and two critically injured.

The violence broke out in the middle of the afternoon on Thursday.

According to residents, it was a

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Ponta da Piedade in Lagos has been singled out as “what could very well be the most beautiful beach on Earth” by...

Sweet tooth heaven in Alcoutim

Billed as the “sweetest event to take place in the municipality”, Alcoutim’s Feira de Doces d’Avó (grandmother’s...

April 17, 2014

Directed by: Marc Webb; Starring: Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone, Jamie Foxx; Genre: Action |...

A dynamic scheme to help banish food waste and hunger, currently working well in Lisbon, has just been introduced to...

A blue Renault 8 Gordini was the first winner of the Rally de Portugal. Back in 1967, on its very first edition, the...

Rotary Club to host sailing regatta in Vilamoura

Estoi Rotary Club International will be hosting the First Annual Blevins Franks Rotary Regatta at the Vilamoura...

Algerian airline Air Algerie has opened operations in Portugal with four direct weekly flights between Lisbon and...

Portugal celebrates landmark return to financial markets

Portugal will be making a full return to financial markets on Wednesday.

The announcement was made yesterday...

I seem to be on a bit of Dão run at the moment, the region that is still most undeservedly out of fashion but keeps...

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Train strike called for May 8
May 8 promises to be a very bad day for...
Prison guards strike as scabies threatens jails
As prison guards demonstrated in Lisbon...