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The scandal that has split the country into those who think former PM José Sócrates is squeaky clean and those who affirm that he is anything but took a new turn as the jailed Socialist's lawyer's wife tweeted some rather extraordinary “secrets

Cante Alentejano, a traditional form of music in the Alentejo that relies solely on polyphonic singing, was considered Intangible Cultural Heritage by UNESCO this morning.

The bid was approved by a UNESCO committee only five minutes after

Former Portuguese president, political warrior Mário Soares has hit out at the “wickedness” of the decision to remand José Sócrates in jail pending investigations into his alleged crimes of corruption, tax fraud and money-laundering.

The

The A22’s EasyToll system may be too easy by half. At least that’s the excuse given by Spanish drivers for the millions of euros worth of toll debts owed by them in Portugal.

“Spanish drivers cross the border and enter the Algarve thinking

Unpasteurised goats cheese is once again believed to be responsible for an outbreak of Brucellosis that has so far affected over a dozen people in the northern town of Baião, (Porto) causing four to be hospitalised.

Health inspectors have

Adding insult to injury, the two submarines that Portugal purchased for a billion euros in 2004 and which led to high-level allegations of corruption - with convictions in Germany - are now costing €10 million simply to “service”.

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