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Details are still sketchy but what is certain is that a seven-year-old boy has just spent “at least two days” in Coimbra living alongside a dead father and a collapsed grandmother.

Whether he ate anything or not, and how he managed on his

The good news is that Portugal is in 10th position. Greece, for example, is up near the top at number five and Spain is doing worse, too, pegged at number six.

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In a week when political hoardings scattered around the Algarve were cited for “causing discontent” among German holidaymakers, deputy prime minister Paulo Portas has revealed that one of the coalition’s “ambitions” is to attract twice the number

In a week where he has been accused of plotting to bring the downfall of the Greek government, Portugal’s prime minister has extended a clear hand of friendship to Turkey - the Mediterranean country marking the boundary with the Middle East that

After Greek prime minister Alexis Tsipras kicked up merry hell in Brussels at the weekend, alleging Portugal and Spain were in cahoots in a plot to bring down his government, EC president Jean-Claude Juncker has drawn a line in the sand, saying

Three more people have now been arrested in the latest “Social Security declarations” scandal.

As many as 80 police attached to the country’s anti-corruption unit swooped on offices up and down the country yesterday, initially taking two

A group of animal lovers has joined forces to “expose the truth” behind Loulé’s municipal kennels – which they describe as a place where animals suffer “a fate far worse than death”.

The Resident was alerted to the situation through a

In another scathing diatribe delivered from Évora jail, former Socialist leader José Sócrates has accused the nation’s prime minister - currently in major hot water over his tax and social security payments - of being “close to moral depravity

The determined families of six university students swept to their deaths into the sea at Meco beach 15 months ago are refusing to accept yesterday’s second judicial decision not to allow the case against the only survivor to go to trial. Their

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