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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

Over a week since he became a Public Enemy No. 1 in Portugal after brutally attacking a father and grandfather in front of two horrified children, PSP commander Filipe Silva is to go before his superiors and discover whether or not he still has a

As the “privatisation race” is narrowed down to two contenders - both from South America - the government has announced that it hopes to persuade the multi-million-euro bids to increase their offers.

For the moment, Brazilian David

A new discovery of a dinosaur fossil in the rural hamlet of Santiago de Litém, Pombal, has reinforced Portugal’s position as one of Europe’s richest areas for dinosaur ‘finds’.

The latest discovery - made by a farmer ploughing pasture for

A new driving licence system that uses the subtraction of points to punish drivers for traffic violations will be implemented in Portugal in June 2016, the government has confirmed.

The system was approved by Portugal’s Council of

Portuguese football legend Luís Figo announced last Friday (May 22) that he was withdrawing from FIFA’s presidential race, in a ‘take-no-prisoners’ tirade against president Joseph Blatter and the entire electoral process.


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