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The community of Farol, on Culatra Island, is celebrating tonight to such an extent that almost no calls from the mainland are getting through. The reason is that the long-feared demolitions - ordered by the government and threatening the way of

After years when the process simply took so long that it put people off, the government has approved a new law to make adoption quicker and easier.

Outlining the plans yesterday (May 21), Social Security minister Pedro Mota Soares said: “

With the story broken by radio TSF and now doing the rounds of national media, it appears that the Bank of Portugal is once again in hot water over the sale of Novo Banco.

Not only has the bank agreed to pay €15 million to BNP Paribas to

One person was injured and another two people were left in “serious condition” following another horrific head-on collision today (May 22) on the notorious EN125 road, authorities have confirmed.

The accident happened at around 1.55pm near

After last weekend’s “heat boom”, Portugal is set for a milder but still super sunny weekend.

Temperatures are expected to reach maximums of 24ºC in Faro and Porto and 27ºC in Lisbon with blue skies all everywhere, according to the

As the shocking TV footage of PSP commander Filipe Silva attacking a father and grandfather in front of two children does the rounds now of the world’s media, stories here suggest that the policeman “could be sent to jail for eight years”.

PSP police officer Jorge Moreira has been hailed as a “hero” after talking a 23-year-old woman out of her intention to jump off a gantry on Lisbon’s busy IC19.

Police were called to the scene after the young woman was seen climbing the

As police in UK investigate no less than 1,400 potential child sex abusers – including many politicians and celebrities – Portugal woke up to reports today (May 21) that child sex-abuse cases investigated by PJ police have reached a 10-year high

After all the accolades heaped on it by US travel magazines, the “lure of Lisbon” has now been featured in Pakistan’s The Express Tribune.

“When I told my friends I wanted to backpack through Portugal, the first reaction I received was, ‘

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