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It promised the spice of a new banking ‘scandal’, but authorities have been swift to quash last week’s newspaper exposé in Público, alleging the Bank of Portugal had denounced “suspect money-laundering operations” at CEMG - Caixa Económico

It lasted less than most commercials, but the 20 seconds of panic in a “pastelaria” (coffee shop) in a small town near Porto has been splashed over the nation’s tabloid Correio da Manhã this morning, showing the extent of petty crime ongoing in

Among thousands of Portuguese emigrants returning home this August for their annual summer holidays are scores who plan to take part in the next big protest scheduled to demonstrate against the country’s continued refusal to honour over €720

Judges at Portugal’s Constitutional Court (TC) have yet again vetoed the coalition government’s bid to make “unjustified enrichment” a crime.

While Portugal’s media points out that this sees one of the cornerstones of Passos Coelho’s

In a rare case of Algarve art theft, around “€12,000-worth of artwork” has been stolen from the region’s largest gallery, Arte Algarve in Lagoa.

Gallery spokesman Duarte Rito told the Resident that 11 paintings and photographs were stolen

Portuguese Prime Minister Pedro Passos Coelho has gone on record saying he plans to lower the price of tolls on the Algarve’s A22 highway if his party wins the upcoming elections. The statement came during an interview with regional online

Police in UK and Australia are now at odds over the possible identity of the skeletal remains of a murdered child dumped by the roadside in the Southern Australian bush.

While Australian police have dismissed suggestions that the bones

Half a kilo of cocaine - said to be worth at least €40,000 - was found in the lining of a suitcase belonging to a 28-year-old passenger flying in to Cork, Ireland, from Portugal’s Faro airport.

The haul was discovered as the passenger

The European Commission said on Friday that it has opened an in-depth investigation to assess whether state aid granted by Portugal to Banco Internacional do Funchal S.A (Banif) was compatible with EU state aid rules.

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