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A 12-year-old raped by her stepfather and made pregnant is too far advanced in her pregnancy to be legally entitled to an abortion.

Lawyer Nuno Godinho de Matos explained the situation to reporters yesterday as the child remained in the

Eight prisoners are described as in a critical condition after ketamine - a drug destined for horses - was smuggled into the Castelo Branco prison at the weekend, and taken by the men, all sharing the same wing, and reported to be between the

Under new legislation, “cats and dogs from Portugal can now enter countries like Nigeria, Angola, Colombia, Peru, Jordan, Libya, Ukraine, South Korea and the Philippines” while China, for the time being, is “only allowed mice”.

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“The problem is serious. It’s a time-bomb,” writes financial news portal Dinheiro Vivo.

What it is referring to is the increasing level of debt among Portuguese private business.

At last count, national banks were owed a stultifying

Once again Loulé’s fiscal and administrative court has won the day for battling Ria Formosa islanders - forbidding government-backed environmental agency Polis Litoral from flying in the face of 137 embargos and “taking possession” of island

The Bank of Portugal has ordered the suspension of all operations at Money One and Transfex currency exchanges as police launch a huge investigation into drug-trafficking and money-laundering potentially linked to international terrorism.

Today (Monday) saw Culatra islanders once again fighting for their lives as riot police were understood to be on their way to the island.

The decision by what all agree was “a very brave judge” to block the government-backed plan to

As Faro airport is in the middle of another sacking row, Left Bloc MP Cecília Honório has accused ANA (the airport authority) of trying to intimidate employees.

She claims the 12 workers fired earlier this month, had all gone on strike at

If he thinks he can dodge environmentalists and sell-out to the Chinese for millions, bankrupt Portuguese property mogul and football boss Aprígio Santos may be pulled up short. Portimão court sat today to hear arguments over his company’s “

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