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A new wrangle has broken out over the building licence granted to owners of Lagoa’s Alagoas Brancas wetland.

While environmentalists claim the licence lapsed 18 months ago, regional environmental agency APA says it hasn’t.

The

Chaotic scenes were playing out on Culatra island this morning, when government agency Polis Litoral moved forwards with the compulsory seizure of 35 properties on Farol nucleus, all earmarked for demolition.

Islanders refused point blank

The desperate search for 16-year-old Hugo Oliveira ended in the worst possible way with the discovery of a body early this morning floating in the Douro river, near Vila Nova da Gaia.

PJ police are now investigating what may have happened

Portugal’s earlybird repayment of €1.7 billion back to the IMF last week means the country is “financially healthy again”, say reports, pointing out that the money was not due to be paid until 2019. The advantage of pre-empting payback limits is

Plugged as a €700 incentive, a new government programme has been launched to help up to 315 of the country’s 300,000 NEETs (not in education, employment or training) get onto the employment ladder. Put simply, winning candidates will get €700 a

A 49-year-old Portuguese man has been accused of attempted murder after apparently trying to decapitate a Spaniard for leaving a shopping trolley in the road.

The incident took place outside a supermarket, in Godella, Spain, last Friday

The bizarre case of cancer sufferer Alyn Pennycook, buried by his partner Louise Khan, in the couple’s Guarda ‘backgarden’ (

After all the legal challenges, all the declarations by people involved that she is not guilty of anything other than being in the wrong place at the wrong time, the wheels of a justice system that seems to deliver everything upside down have

In a deal encouraged by European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker, Portugal has agreed to drop its complaint against Spain over the siting of a nuclear waste dump at the obsolete nuclear power station at Almaraz, on the banks of the Tejo

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