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Two nurses in two Porto hospitals have been “forced to prove they are breastfeeding” in order to benefit from a licence that allows them to work reduced hours. The reason, writes Público, is that Porto’s Hospital de São João has discovered that

The Bank of Portugal is reported to be trying to “accelerate the separation between Montepio bank and the Associação Mutualista” - both currently run by banker Tomás Correia. The reason, explains national media, is that BdP is “seeking to avoid

As passengers booked with Portugal’s TAP airline are cancelling reservations “en-masse”, criticism for pilots who have called a looming 10-day strike is coming from all sides.

Prime Minister Pedro Passos Coelho has said the strike puts TAP

Superjudge Carlos Alexandre is reported to be calling for another three months of “internal secrecy” in the case of Operation Marquês - the investigation that has seen ex-prime minister José Sócrates remanded in jail suspected of various counts

Fifty-nine year old Nigel Jackson - accused of murdering his partner Brenda Davidson and burying her in the garden of their Alcalar home - is quoted today as denying that he killed her.

According to reports in the UK’s Daily Mirror and

The Algarve’s musical fraternity is in mourning this week after the tragic death of 48-year-old guitarist Miguel Drago, killed in a head-on collision on Sunday afternoon (April 19) on one of the most notorious stretches of the EN125 “road of

A Portuguese merchant vessel registered in Madeira is reported as having rescued the only survivors from last weekend’s tragedy off the Libyan coast where as many as 900 men, women and children are thought to have drowned.

As EU leaders

By 2050, Portugal is expected to be the European Union country with the least amount of children (11.5%) in its population, according to forecasts by Eurostat.

Children under 15 currently represent 14.6% of the population, making Portugal

Providing more grist to the opposition’s mill in this key election year, the government has announced that it will be reforming the nation’s pension system to the tune of €600 million if it wins a second mandate this autumn.

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