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Just over a week after Portugal declared 2014 its “best year ever” for tourism, the European Union has announced a "record breaking year" itself – with much of the success due to Portugal.

Portugal was the third EU country that registered

Algarve tourism boss Desidério Silva was in Portimão court yesterday (Thursday) answering allegations that he was involved in the crimes of prevarication and falsification of documents almost 15 years ago while he held the position of deputy-

As key players appear before the government inquiry into the collapse of BES, 485 shareholders have banded together to sue the Governor of the Bank of Portugal over damages they claim to have suffered in the bank’s catastrophic collapse in August

A heated public meeting with livestock farmers in Guarda has led to the government pledge this week of €57 million to protect against the increasing number of attacks in the area by the Iberian Wolf (Canis lupus signatus).

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In a characteristically provocative speech, Economy Minister António Pires de Lima has said that Portugal has become a “top tourist destination” because it is “better at welcoming tourists than other countries”. What he did not say - but which

Spanish TV station Cuatro has revealed that CR7 Cristiano Ronaldo - handed a two-game suspension following his on-pitch attack on Cordoba defender Edimar last Saturday (see:

Irish ‘low-cost’ airline Ryanair says it may throttle back on investment plans for Portugal because of the country’s “increasing airport taxes”.

The announcement came as secretary of state for infrastructures, transport and communications

Hot on the heels of the “minced meat shock” delivered by consumers’ association DECO this week, the government’s health and safety authority has waded in - saying it is perfectly legal to use sulphites in the manufacture of hamburgers and

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