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The “get real” stance of PM Passos Coelho over Brussels’ plan for Portugal to absorb 2,400 migrants over the next couple of years has won a substantial cut, bringing final numbers down to “a little more than 1,400” - but the question still

A woman drunk-driver has killed another motorist after driving on the wrong side of the motorway for over 4 km on the A1 in Leiria.

Thirty-nine-year old Veronique Sousa was described by her father Carlos as a “boa cachopa” (good girl) who

As the country is assailed by pre-election promises from all sides, the grim reality is that it will take the best part of 20 years to bring unemployment in Portugal back to pre-crisis levels.

The message is contained in a report published

Barclays Bank has admitted that it is pulling out all the stops to sell what remains of its operations in Portugal for fear of what will happen if Greece shows new signs of weakening.

This is the message coming from Portugal’s Económico

In yet another horrific case of domestic violence, the body of a 51-year-old woman was found shot in the head in Rólia, Mafra yesterday (July 29) after allegedly having gone to collect her clothes from her estranged boyfriend’s home.


Days before border control agency inspectors threatened a series of walkouts at Portugal’s airports, strike action has been averted.

Calling it “Government cedes to SEF inspectors’ demands and stops strike”, Diário de Notícias writes that

Environmental organisation Quercus has officially stripped Lagos’ Dona Ana beach of its “gold quality” flag over its controversial sand replenishment project.

The threat had already been made earlier this month and was made official on

A nine-metre minke whale was photographed around 400 metres off the coast of Albufeira, near Oura beach. The massive mammal was caught on camera by a crew member of the Ski Molhado boat trip company on Friday (July 24).
“This species is

Screenings for head and neck cancers at 12 Portuguese hospitals last Monday flagged 12 new cases and will ensure these go on for rapid follow-up treatment. It’s something of a coup for a form of cancer that kills three people every day in

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Portugal wins reprieve over migrant quota, taking “a little more than 1,400”
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