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José Sócrates is about to celebrate his 58th birthday behind bars - but if the nation’s news media is to be believed, the clock is ticking towards a September 9 release date.

This is the day the Public Ministry is due to decide whether to

After three years in which domestic violence has become “Portugal’s most worrying type of crime” leading to thousands of complaints and claiming as many as 100 lives, the government has finally issued new get-tough legislation to protect battered

A Portuguese mother-of-three was murdered in Brazil this week after she fought back in what appears to have been a kidnap attempt.

Married to the businessman great-nephew of former Brazilian president Tancredo Neves, Ana Lúcia Neves, 49,

A citizens-led group “Bem Vindos Refugiados Algarve” has leapt onto the regional stage just as government sources suggest Portugal is ready to take as many as 3000 migrants held in refugee camps in Italy and Greece.

Within hours of the

Passos Coelho’s election campaign received a huge boost from British prime minister David Cameron this morning, when the Conservative Party leader described on air how both had managed to turn their economies around.

Referring to his last

A peaceful protest against Lagoa’s “starving horse scandal” is going to take place tomorrow (September 5) at 6pm in front of the veterinarian authority (DGAV) headquarters in Patacão, Faro.

Entitled Stop António Félix, the protest will be

On the same day that the Portuguese government said it can receive more refugees than the 1,500 planned (and that a shocking photo of a three-year-old refugee boy lying dead on a Turkish beach went viral), the Portuguese council of refugees (CPR

Progress in the convoluted “sale” of Novo Banco is not looking any less tortuous this morning as Portuguese newspapers claim latest potential buyer Fosun is not in any way prepared to up its offer.

With huge losses now envisaged for the “

It is an air rally that promises to put Portugal on the world’s aeronautical map. Planned for 2016 in Santa Cruz, Torres Vedras, a weekend of competitive trials is set to start today with teams arriving from France and Cyprus to fly alongside

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