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Two teenage thieves who led police officers to their deaths on a high-speed rail link between Sacavém and Bobadela this week have been released from court pending further inquiries.

Ivandro Borges, 17, and Sacko Cilá, 19, are understood

The Algarve is set to enjoy warm, sunny weather this weekend while northern areas are headed for two straight days of rain, according to the latest forecasts from the Portuguese Sea and Atmosphere Institute (IPMA).

Meteorologists predict

After months of uncertainty and a full-scale investigation into corruption which still sees key players in varying forms of custody, the Portuguese government has revamped the entire Golden Visa programme.

Presenting new rules and radical

Seven people suspected of being part of hacker group ‘Anonymous Portugal’ were arrested by PJ police this morning (February 26) in the metropolitan areas of Lisbon and Porto.

The suspects, aged between 17 and 40, are accused of several

The Portuguese government is having a hard time convincing people that 2014 was a “record-breaking year for tourism”. Just yesterday (February 25) at Lisbon’s tourism fair BTL representatives of Portugal’s hotel association (AHP) claimed the

The Portuguese government has confirmed it is trying to help an 18-year-old Portuguese transsexual who has been ordered to pay a €478 fine for “transvestism” and is currently being held in Dubai.

“From the moment we heard about the case

Five European countries, including Portugal, have been placed under the “watchful eye” of Brussels due to their “macroeconomic imbalances”, the European Commission (EC) announced yesterday (February 25).

In the case of Portugal, it’s

Zoomarine (Best Park/Company of Tourist Entertainment) and Vilamoura Marina (Best Marina) were the two Algarve representatives that brought home an award from this year’s Publituris Trade Awards, held on Wednesday (February 25) during the BTL

Spanish police are searching for two men who are reported to have driven away in a car with a Portuguese licence plate after using explosives to rob an ATM machine in a bank in Pontevedra.

According to Spanish news agency Efe, the robbery

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