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Sunny, cooler weather is forecast for this weekend in Portugal even though many parts of the country are still being hit hard by heavy rainfall today.

Skies are expected to be completely clear virtually across the whole country tomorrow,

Algarve hotels are expecting more guests for this New Year’s weekend than last year. So says Elidérico Viegas, president of the Algarve’s largest hotelier association AHETA.

He told Lusa news agency that the positive forecast is due mainly

The “terrible accident” that saw a school bus cut in two by an advancing train in France yesterday claimed the life of an 11-year-old Portuguese boy.

Five children were killed in the horror which is still being investigated.

A scathing attack on the “family tree” that is Portugal’s Socialist government has gone ‘viral’.

Written by controversial former Bloco de Esquerda MP Joana Amaral Dias, she quizzes: “Nepotism? Noooo, people, it’s just Christmas!”

Bank regulator the Bank of Portugal got one-in-the-eye yesterday as a court ruled its case against former BES ‘boss-of-all-this’ Ricardo Salgado was flawed.

Santarém’s competitions court has thrown out a previous condemnation that saw

Ryanair’s pledge to “face down” any distruption caused by the looming pilots strike next Wednesday has turned turtle today with the low-cost airline’s announcement that, for the first time, it is prepared to negotiate with unions.

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PSP police in Faro have debunked a hoax warning on Facebook about an armed gang of foreigners who were allegedly attacking people and had already killed a young man in the downtown area of Faro.

The fake warning had already been shared by

Recovering from the heart transplant surgery that only went ahead last week, Portugal’s Eurovision ‘hero’ Salvador Sobral has today launched a new disc in perfect time for Christmas.

“Excuse Me Ao Vivo” brings together nine songs recorded

Portugal’s GNR has today taken on the presidency of Eurogendfor (European ‘Gendarmerie’ Force) - the multinational organisation of military police “born to participate in the stabilisation of crisis and conflict areas outside the EU”.

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