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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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Azores Liberation Front ups fight for independence

On the same day that the Scots came out en-masse to vote on Scotland’s independence, the Azores’ Liberation Front (Frente de Libertação dos Azores, or FLA) has reaffirmed its conviction that the archipelago can become “...

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