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Privatisation || SUMA, a consortium led by Portuguese construction group Mota-Engil, has won the tender for 95% of the share capital of Águas de Portugal Group’s sub-holding company EGF (Empresa Geral do Fomento) – the entity in charge of

On the same day that the Scots came out en-masse to vote on Scotland’s independence, the Azores’ Liberation Front (Frente de Libertação dos Azores, or FLA) has reaffirmed its conviction that the archipelago can become “sustainably independent”.

New limits to squeeze out old gas guzzlers are about to be introduced in Lisbon.

Right now, the capital has two bans in place. Round the Baixa Pombalina, Avenida de Liberdade and Cais de Sodré triangle no cars or vans pre-1992 are allowed

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Readers’ online commentary targeted in McCann libel suit

As they await a decision on their €1.2 million euro defamation claim against former PJ police inspector Gonçalo Amaral, disturbing details have emerged of another libel action taken by the parents of Madeleine McCann -...

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As they await a decision on their €1.2 million euro defamation claim against former PJ police inspector Gonçalo Amaral, disturbing details have eme

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The day before international news media covered the story of authorities in Australia rounding up jihadists said to be planning gruesome terrorist

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Long- or short-hop flying is certainly not getting any easier.

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Administrative charges for drivers who have unpaid tolls have seen debts soaring through the roof.

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Mota-Engil bids for Portugal’s waste management
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Mota-Engil bids for Portugal’s waste management
Privatisation || SUMA, a consortium...
Azores Liberation Front ups fight for independence
On the same day that the Scots came out...
Lisbon tightens up on old cars
New limits to squeeze out old gas...