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As police in UK investigate no less than 1,400 potential child sex abusers – including many politicians and celebrities – Portugal woke up to reports today (May 21) that child sex-abuse cases investigated by PJ police have reached a 10-year high

After all the accolades heaped on it by US travel magazines, the “lure of Lisbon” has now been featured in Pakistan’s The Express Tribune.

“When I told my friends I wanted to backpack through Portugal, the first reaction I received was, ‘

As the world’s attention is focused on the Mediterranean migrant crisis and all its implications for Europe, Portugal has shown itself to be deeply divided over the EU quota plan which would see the country absorbing over 700 refugees over the

A long-awaited project to carry out vital dredging work in the Guadiana River and make it “more navigable” has been finally completed by Portuguese and Spanish authorities.

Costing approximately €850,000, the project had been in the

Three days after allegedly gunning down a café owner over a two-for-one cake promotion, reserve army sergeant João Gonçalves is expected to appear in court today (Thursday). According to news reports, it is very likely that his defence will plead

Nearly three years after Filipe Silva disappeared on holiday with his daughter Ellie - keeping her from mother Candice for seven agonising months - his criminal prosecution for kidnapping has been yet again delayed. The case which should have

Bids by Brazil’s David Neeleman - founder of Azul airlines - and Colombia’s Germán Efromovich - the head of Avianca - were accepted by the government today (May 21) as the proposal led by the only Portuguese in the race, Miguel Pais do Amaral, is

American smartphone taxi service Uber is in the hot seat again - now facing criminal proceedings from national taxi association Antral for having allegedly “lied” about the court decision that banned the cheap user-friendly service from operating

In a historic ruling, Évora’s court of appeal has clarified that text messages (even if they are not read) and mobile phone records can now be used in criminal cases and do not require any authorisation by a judge.

But emails - which can

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As police in UK investigate no less...
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Infertility has been considered by the...
UK pension liberation or incarceration?
From April 2015, changes in the UK have...