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With the massaging of employment figures now taken for granted, news is emerging on the truth behind Portugal’s so called “Generation nem-nem” - the almost 250,000 young people aged between 15 and 24 who are not studying but also don’t have a job

Internal Administration Minister Anabela Rodrigues has confirmed she will not replace Fernando Alexandre, her assistant secretary of state who resigned on April 22 after failing miserably to negotiate the terms of professional statutes of both

In March he was photographed as a homeless man who had rescued another who had fallen into a river in Galiza. But his Portuguese half-brother recognised José Fernandes, and has done everything to turn his sibling’s life around - and this week

Tax inspectors whose zeal in recovering money owed to the State has brought millions pouring into government coffers are to be rewarded with double pay-packets, starting this month.

According to media reports, the government has set aside

Its Latin name is Thecla betulae (Brown hairstreak) and it has never before been recorded in Portugal. But amateur photographer José Agostinho Fernandes snapped it in a valley in Vila Real - at the time unaware of the stir his photograph would

A national newspaper report that “cats and dogs from Portugal can now enter countries like Nigeria, Angola, Colombia, Peru, Jordan, Libya, Ukraine, South Korea and the Philippines” with Expresso asking the question “are they being sold to be

A package discarded on Lisbon’s 25 de Abril suspension bridge caused chaos on Monday night. Thousands were stranded in cars while police investigated. Even trains were put on hold for two hours. But explosives experts discovered the package was

After the nightmare year that saw the collapse of BES bank gobble-up almost €900 million of Portugal Telecom money, the company has registered total losses for 2014 of €302.8 million. As Exame website points out the €900 million played a huge

A Torres Novas judge with a reputation for upsetting his staff has been slapped with a 60-day period of enforced absence following an extraordinary outburst in which he is understood to have called his female registrar “the stupidest of all

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