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One in three Portuguese teachers who sat December’s government-set aptitude test failed. This translates into hundreds more teachers next year facing dole queues, as anyone who failed is now unable to show the aptitude they may have for their

Portugal’s Tivoli Group has announced that six of its hotels in Portugal and Brazil have been sold to Thai company Minor International (MINT) for €168.2 million.

Of the six hotels sold, four are in Portugal – the Tivoli Lisbon, Tivoli

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.


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

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As dust settles on judge’s findings, McCann €1.2 million “libel win” looks distinctly shaky

It took some hours for the much-awaited “reading of the proven facts” to come through last week -

Health alert over potentially-deadly “time bomb” of food additives in Portugal’s minced meat

Consumers’ association DECO has issued a stark warning over health dangers posed by minced meat o

Foreign resident “could be” Armação’s latest Euromilhões millionaire…

All eyes in Armação de Pêra this week are on the seaside town’s Armaturis newsagents which has re

Terrified woman left by police to be stabbed to death in Setúbal

A 52-year-old mother-of-two has been brutally stabbed to death in her own home, hours after she a

New Faro-Morocco boat link on horizon

Travel || A boat link connecting Faro to Tangier, Morocco, could be launching soon.

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