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An extinct species of amphibians that resembled giant salamanders and are believed to have inhabited the Algarve over 220 millions ago have been discovered in Loulé by a group of international scientists.

The fossils were found during digs

Airline || After five profit-making years, Portugal’s national airline TAP closed 2014 with losses to the tune of €46 million.

Presenting the results on Wednesday (March 26), TAP president Fernando Pinto attributed the losses to a number

Human rights || Portugal is one of 14 European countries that have signed the first binding treaty that criminalises all activities linked to the illegal organ trade.

The ceremony took place in Santiago de Compostela, Spain, on Wednesday

Safety || Following Tuesday’s tragic Germanwings plane crash that killed 150 people, TAP has confirmed it is considering implementing procedures to ensure two crew members are in its aircraft cockpits at all times.

Speaking to Diário de

Healthcare || Prime Minister Pedro Passos Coelho is determined to resume and strengthen Portugal’s economic relationship with Japan.

“We were one of Europe’s first economies to establish partnerships with Japanese companies, but it is

The Algarve is set to enjoy some beach weather this weekend, in what is expected to be something of a prelude of the weather for next Easter weekend.

Starting today (March 27), temperatures are expected to rise between four and six degrees

Plans to “reform the Portuguese political system and electoral laws”, a mixture of right and left-wing policies and a choice to not seek support from any political parties are the cornerstones of the presidential candidature of 78-year-old

As the bulldozers start revving up for the real challenge in Polis Litoral’s €17 million cleansing operation of “illegal homes” on Ria Formosa islands, the Resident goes to ground zero and discovers the truth behind a scheme that is using “

The decomposing body of a 70-year-old French tourist was found inside his motorhome in Vila Real de Santo António on Monday night (March 23), reports Correio da Manhã.

The newspaper says that the man was found after a passer-by heard the

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