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UPDATE || Passos Coelho has been warned to deal rapidly with damning allegations that he pocketed €150,000 when prohibited from earning more than his parliamentary salary, and then failed to declare the income to the tax authorities.

Two families were torn apart at the weekend as strong waves and currents buffeted the coast.

In Póvoa do Varzim the difficult conditions swept a 61-year-old teacher to his death as he struggled to save his wife. And in Vagos, in the

Privatisation || SUMA, a consortium led by Portuguese construction group Mota-Engil, has won the tender for 95% of the share capital of Águas de Portugal Group’s sub-holding company EGF (Empresa Geral do Fomento) – the entity in charge of

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Downpours causes flooding in Lisbon

Downpours all over the country provoked flooding on Monday afternoon, with some of the worst incidents reported in the capital. Traffic ground to a halt and in some cases pedestrians were left crossing roads knee-deep in...

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