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“The time has come to look very closely at Portugal”. The sentence came from deputy prime minister Paulo Portas, who was speaking at a conference with Vice-President of the European Commission...

Staff at bankrupt Moviflor furniture outlets throughout Portugal will be coming out on strike on Sunday. At issue are the non-payment of wages and bonuses - and the fact that bosses are planning...

EC fines banks €1.7 billion for interest rate scandal

The European Commission has fined six banks a record €1.7 billion for forming illegal cartels to manipulate global interest rates.

The banks participated in “illegal cartels in markets for...

Green energy product wins international award

A Portuguese materials engineer has created an innovative generator able to supply energy fuelled by the wind and the sun. Pedro Ruão's device has won him the Altran Foundation for Innovation...

The importance of long-term relationships

Many British nationals have made their home in Portugal and when you consider the lifestyle and attractions, it is easy to understand why. However, there are some drawbacks. You have to deal with...

Portimão Arena will be hosting the second Global Underwater Explorers conference over the weekend of December 7 and 8. The event, which is considered to be the largest underwater tourism meeting...

Desidério Silva, president of Turismo do Algarve, speaking at the recent tourism conference in Vilamoura, has appealed to TAP to create new flights between Faro and other European cities -...

Business drink

After the successful kick-off event in October of its activities in the Algarve, the Dutch-Portuguese Chamber of Commerce is now holding the first informal business drink to end the year in style...

Lunch with the Secretary of State for Economy

Leonardo Mathias, Secretary of State Assistant to the Minister and for Economy, will be the speaker at a lunch-debate on Tuesday, December 10 at the Corinthia Hotel Lisbon from 12.15pm.

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