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In a court ruling that has left many in states of total disbelief, former PJ detective Gonçalo Amaral has been ordered to pay €500,000 in damages to the parents of Madeleine McCann.

The long-running civil case for defamation centring on

They lost their mother due to a horrific medical blunder made by a nurse at Setúbal hospital in 1984 and yet they had to wait 31 years for compensation. The tragic story was revealed this week as the Supreme Administrative court (STA) finally set

In an incidence of airline terminal “lifting”, a female passenger is understood to have wiled away her time waiting for a flight from Lisbon airport by stealing a fortune in designer clothing and duty-free perfume. According to Correio da Manhã,

Justice minister Paula Teixeira da Cruz has clashed with Attorney General Marques Vidal over priorities for criminal investigation in Portugal.

While the government wants terrorism to be the number one impetus by authorities, Joana

As Prime Minister Pedro Passos Coelho has announced he will be teaming up with his CDS-PP coalition partners yet again to fight upcoming elections, he also revealed that the government wants to pre-empt the rest of the loan repayment schedule it

A 12-year-old raped by her stepfather and made pregnant is too far advanced in her pregnancy to be legally entitled to an abortion.

Lawyer Nuno Godinho de Matos explained the situation to reporters yesterday as the child remained in the

Eight prisoners are described as in a critical condition after ketamine - a drug destined for horses - was smuggled into the Castelo Branco prison at the weekend, and taken by the men, all sharing the same wing, and reported to be between the

Under new legislation, “cats and dogs from Portugal can now enter countries like Nigeria, Angola, Colombia, Peru, Jordan, Libya, Ukraine, South Korea and the Philippines” while China, for the time being, is “only allowed mice”.

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“The problem is serious. It’s a time-bomb,” writes financial news portal Dinheiro Vivo.

What it is referring to is the increasing level of debt among Portuguese private business.

At last count, national banks were owed a stultifying

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