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Wednesday October 29 saw NATO on high alert all over Europe as Russian war planes invaded Portuguese, Norwegian and Turkish air space, and in UK an unresponsive Russian-built cargo plane on an apparent uncharted course for London sparked moments

Portuguese media reports suggest that President Cavaco Silva is under increasing pressure to “decorate” former Prime Minister José Sócrates with the Grand Cross of the Military Order of Christ. According to Expresso, the decoration would pay

Notice of two new strikes called by nursing unions was posted in newspapers on Wednesday. According to the half-page announcement, the strikes will come on November 14 and 21. The action covers morning, afternoon and night shifts. The reason:

A holiday excursion to Carvoeiro ended in tragedy this week when a 65-year-old member of the group drowned off Carvoeiro beach.

Called to the scene on Wednesday morning, authorities worked hard to revive the man, to no avail.

He had

All eyes this week are on the small tobacconists in Sobedis, Castelo Branco, where a lottery player is expected to come through the door and claim his/her €190 million win. The five lucky numbers and two stars were registered at the little kiosk

A new three-day strike called by TAP flight staff promises to disrupt 38,000 of the 55,000 passengers already booked to fly between the days of Thursday, October 30 and Saturday, November 1. The national airline confirms it has already changed 17

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A holiday excursion to Carvoeiro ended in tragedy this week when a 65-year-old member of the group drowned off Carvoeiro beach.

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