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With the BES share price now absolute rock bottom, analysts are all agreed - state intervention will have to be the next step. There are simply no private investors brave enough to take up all the slack.

Black Friday ended with Espírito

Within hours of August 1 - the start of Portugal’s traditional holiday month - six people had lost their lives on the country’s roads and by-ways.

As funerals went ahead or were being planned, the GNR launched its “Operation Welcome” -

Despite being heavily tipped to represent Portugal in Brussels in Jean-Claude Junker’s new administration, Finance Minister Maria Luísa Albuquerque (pictured) is staying put.

Instead, Portugal is sending Prime Minister Passos Coelho’s

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Miguel Pais do Amaral has announced that he is putting together a deal to buy-up the airline that the government has been trying – with spectacular lack of success – to privatise for the last three years.

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A Madeira-bound Monarch flight out of Birmingham was forced to make an emergency landing at Faro Airport late yesterday afternoon due to problems w

Vilamoura and Vale do Lobo up for sale
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Two of the region’s prime-location luxury tourist developments are up for sale – but details are scarce.

TAP airline in crisis as Portuguese entrepreneur announces multi-million euro purchase bid
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The crisis within TAP Portugal went into overdrive this weekend after pilots voted for a one-day strike on August 9.

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Special bracelets aimed at helping authorities identify missing children between the ages of two and nine are available this summer for no charge a

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