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Nine years after putting a female architect through a terrifying ordeal at knifepoint, a 59-year-old former construction worker has been jailed and ordered to pay €5000 in damages.

The man...

Portugal’s tourism sector is on a roll and becoming so “diversified” that investors are channelling more money into the construction of new hotels. Says the economy minister, around 100 new hotels...

Bailiffs in Maia received the worst possible surprise after police broke down the door of a 5th floor apartment property that had stopped paying charges due in 2008.

On the floor of the...

As of this week Lisbon has become the second European city to offer a 100% electric car sharing service, accessed through a Smartphone App.

The emov scheme has already transformed life for...

Human trafficking is “out of control” in Portugal. In the words of an inspector working for SEF borders control agency, what’s happening behind the scenes is close to “unacceptable 21st century...

Telecommunications giant Altice - in hot water already over the way it has ‘restructured’ Portugal Telecom - is now facing a massive fine for jumping the gun over its 2015 purchase deal.

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A new date has been set on the bumpy road towards Portugal’s ‘trial of the century’, focusing on the alleged corruption of former prime minister José Sócrates.

Almost four years since the...

The army’s special firefighting regiment - full name RAME, standing for military regiment for emergency report - has received 1,320 boots and helmets, and is now waiting for the rest of the kit...

A shuttle from Lisbon’s Oceanarium has travelled to the Algarve to take part in the ‘Semana da Ria Formosa’ event and raise awareness about the estuary’s highly endangered seahorse population....

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