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A sleigh drawn by real-life reindeer will bring Santa Claus to Loulé this Saturday (November 29), kicking off the municipality’s 2014 Christmas programme.

Entitled ‘O Natal é no Comércio Tradicional’, the programme has been devised to

Two PSD MPs are under investigation for alleged abuse of the government’s SIGIC scheme.

An anonymous tip-off has alerted PJ police to the possibility that the MPs were using the scheme to divert business to two Coimbra clinics.


After numerous high-profile news stories on tourist deaths and cliff plunges, Madeira has finally been awarded its own specialised GNR search-and-rescue team, which will be on the ground ready for work very soon.

The six-strong team has

The Algarve Municipalities Association (AMAL) and Huelva’s Diputación Provincial are currently working together to come up with joint projects that may earn them 2014-2020 European community funds.

Without giving too much away, AMAL

On a busy day for the capital with the railways on strike and journalists camping outside Campus de Justiça for news on the latest case of political corruption, PJ police and investigators from the Public Prosecutor launched a concerted swoop on

As Operation Labyrinth busily collates the information it needs to press ahead with corruption charges, Chinese “Golden Visa” businessmen are reported to be consulting legal advice to see if they can get any of their property transactions

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