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Former Portuguese football star Luís Figo will be running for the presidency of FIFA, football’s international governing body. The announcement was made by the ex-footballer during an interview with CNN on Wednesday (January 27).

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Homeowners in small developments around Vale do Lobo have turned the tables on Infralobo, the municipal company that last year began to charge what they described as “disproportionate and unfair” water charges that in many cases upped bills by

An 82-year-old Portuguese man was killed after being hit by a train as he crossed the Estômbar railway track on his motorbike on Wednesday morning (January 28).

It is believed that the Lagoa resident tried to cross the railway before the

Despite the fact that Portugal Telecom sold last week to French operator Altice for the “knockdown price” of €7.4 billion - most of which will go to Brazilian telecommunications company Oi - minority shareholders are still trying to block the

With the new green-taxes due to send the price of plastic bags soaring within the next three weeks, supermarkets all over Portugal are getting creative, and starting to offer low-priced alternatives.

According to a report in Público today

Trouble-torn national airline TAP predicted a profit for last year but figures out today show that in the first nine months the company registered a loss of €63.3 million - that’s €41.6 million more than losses registered in 2013.

Despite

The carefully-prepared appeal by lawyers representing jailed former prime minister José Sócrates looks set to hit the rocks this week as newspapers reveal the Public Ministry is still absolutely dead against any change in the controversial status

Consumers’ association DECO has issued a stark warning over health dangers posed by minced meat on sale up and down the country.

Concerns include seriously dangerous additives used to boost the meat’s “rich colour”.

“These additives

Portimão council has announced it is channelling €440,000 of the money it has raised from its million-euro civil protection tax to fund the local fire department.

The deal was made official with the signing of an agreement on Friday (

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