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Two stray Pitbull-cross dogs caused panic on Praia do Vidal in Quarteira on Wednesday afternoon (July 29) after they attacked beachgoers, leaving one man with “serious injuries”.

The dogs are now “under quarantine” at Loulé's municipal

Portugal is in for another hot, sunny weekend, even though today (Friday) might see clouds and even rain in some parts of the country.

Tomorrow (August 1) maximum temperatures are expected to reach 27ºC in Faro, 29ºC in Lisbon, 26ºC in

After an abortive six-day hunt for the runaway drug-dependent mother who snatched her baby from Faro’s Neonatal intensive care unit two hours after he was born, the 28-year-old woman returned to the hospital with her newborn in tow.

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In such a transparent vote-catching announcement that it can only serve to backfire in spades, the Portuguese government has announced that it is recommending staff “try cycling” to work to reduce carbon dioxide emissions and save money on gas.

In one way, it’s heartening proof of the popularity of Portugal’s GNR police force. But in another, it is an indictment on the country’s lack of meaningful employment. In just a month, 13,638 people have put their names forward for the 450 slots

In one of this week’s rare “feel-good” stories an unemployed 25-year-old from Aveiro has become Portugal’s latest lottery winner, scooping €288,000 in a “raspadinha” contest run by Super Pé de Meia (literal translation: Super Sock Foot).

The “get real” stance of PM Passos Coelho over Brussels’ plan for Portugal to absorb 2,400 migrants over the next couple of years has won a substantial cut, bringing final numbers down to “a little more than 1,400” - but the question still

A woman drunk-driver has killed another motorist after driving on the wrong side of the motorway for over 4 km on the A1 in Leiria.

Thirty-nine-year old Veronique Sousa was described by her father Carlos as a “boa cachopa” (good girl) who

As the country is assailed by pre-election promises from all sides, the grim reality is that it will take the best part of 20 years to bring unemployment in Portugal back to pre-crisis levels.

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