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Maria Barroso, wife of former Portuguese president and prime minister Mário Soares, died this morning (Tuesday, July 7) after spending nearly two weeks in a coma at the Cruz Vermelha Hospital in Lisbon.

The 90-year-old’s condition had been

Portuguese children aged between seven and nine are becoming “more and more sedentary” and at a higher risk of obesity, according to a recent study by the University of Coimbra.

Research coordinator Cristina Padez says the findings are “

Three supermarkets previously owned by the Algarve’s ever-struggling chain Alisuper have been taken over by Pingo Doce and are expected to open “in the first half of July”.

The supermarkets are located in Caliços (Albufeira), Quinta do

A hostel in Estoril has been featured on a list of the “10 smartest hostels in Europe” put together by the UK’s The Guardian newspaper.

Entitled ‘Blue Boutique Hostel and Suites’, the establishment opened just over a year ago and around a

Portugal’s political parties are divided over the victory of the ‘no’ vote in Greece’s historic referendum yesterday (July 5), with some celebrating the news and others taking a more cautious approach and reminding all that Greece still has a “

An Irish tourist has claimed he was “robbed and kidnapped” by a taxi driver and two accomplices in Lisbon, according to Correio da Manhã newspaper.

The 27-year-old says the taxi trio stole €600 from him after forcing him to reveal his bank

Portugal’s Public Prosecutor’s Office (PGR) has confirmed that searches were conducted at Loulé City Hall on Thursday afternoon (July 2) relating to Operation Marquês, which involves jailed former prime minister José Sócrates and an alleged multi

The vice-president of one of Portugal’s biggest football clubs FC Porto has been made an ‘arguido’ (official suspect) for his alleged connection with a private security company being investigated for violent criminal activity in the Porto

Five men have been arrested in connection with the brutal beating and stabbing of a PSP police officer in Moita, Barreiro, on June 28.

A video of the attack was posted online (https://

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