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A two-year investigation by Greenpeace Africa has implicated Portugal in the illicit trade of “blood wood” from the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). The wood that has been felled against forestry legislation - destroying habitats as well

PJ police are investigating why a Chinese couple, both with permanent visas to remain in Portugal, was caught trying to board a plane at Lisbon’s Portela airport with a stash of around €1 million and 3.5 million Chinese yuan neatly wrapped in

Against a backdrop of tragic deaths, around 100 determined protestors have signed a motion calling for the immediate suspension of tolls on the Algarve’s A22 highway.

The no-nonsense document calls once again on authorities to resume much

Ever-struggling supermarket chain Alisuper is preparing to offload a number of its outlets to two major supermarket groups – Os Mosqueteiros (Intermarché) and Jerónimo Martins (owner of Pingo Doce).

Os Mosqueteiros has already confirmed

PJ police in Lisbon are today hunting the taxi driver who drove off after one of his passengers fell to his death on Lisbon’s “2º Circular” highway. Rui Dibuela, 22, was on his way to the airport to fly to Angola when he is understood to have

British Airways has resumed its route linking Funchal, the capital of Madeira, to London’s Gatwick Airport.

The link - closed in 2008 – has begun with three weekly flights on Monday, Wednesday and Saturday, but will boast more during the

With the contortions of Operation Marquês reeling in more and more information as Portugal’s DCIAP investigators follow leads across 10 countries on three continents, Expresso reveals that one of Holland’s richest men is now involved in the “Vale

The extraordinary aspect of this story is that 25-year-old Bruno Costa was honest. When the young man found a coat clearly left behind by accident on an airport trolley at Porto’s Francisco Sá Carneiro airport, he did not hesitate.

“I didn

Days after a former reserve army sergeant appeared in court charged with shooting a café owner to death - allegedly over a two-for-one cake promotion - the PSP has highlighted the fact that there is no law allowing them to remove firearms from

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