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Portugal’s Hospital de Santa Maria, the largest in country, is “mined by a web of interests and loyalties to political parties, Masons and catholic organisations” like Opus Dei, a study has concluded.

The shock report has prompted a full-

“You want a divorce, do you?” were the words shouted by the man who is understood to have fatally shot his wife this afternoon (May 28) at a Faro café just yards from the town’s police station.

Clients watched in horror as the 31-year-old

The Independent has added its name to the increasing list of world media waxing lyrical on the Portuguese archipelago of the Azores.

In a piece entitled ‘Secrets of the Azores’, features writer Abigail Aked suggests a number of Azores’ “

A community is in shock today after a landlord beset by money problems allegedly gunned down a 20-year-old tenant, all because of a benefits cheque for €180.

The cheque was in the name of young fisherman António Ribeiro - but for reasons

Vociferous mayor of Porto Rui Moreira is keeping quiet about a “personal matter” that has seen his socialite wife Cristina donating a kidney to their youngest son, David, aged 21.

But David has shared the moment on Facebook, publishing a

For anyone who likes mackerel (Portuguese translation of ‘cavala’) this has been a bumper year so far with catches increasing more than 60% in the Algarve. But sadly it doesn’t translate into much more profits for fishermen.

With an

As the world woke up to yet another scandal centering on “rampant, systemic, deep-rooted” corruption within FIFA, Portuguese football legend Luís Figo has written the equivalent of “I told you so” on his Facebook page.

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“Let justice be served and may the system evolve so that other people who are falsely accused do not have to go through what I went through.” These were the words of 21-year-old Francisco Paiva de Sousa, the Portuguese student who has announced

Lisbon was plunged into chaos earlier this month when CCTV cameras on the capital’s massive 25 de Abril access bridge showed a man dropping a “suspect package” onto the verge before driving north towards Almada at high speed.

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