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Five Algarve boroughs were put on ‘maximum fire alert’ this week due to soaring temperatures. Twenty others in various districts were pegged at ‘very high risk’. Weeks away from the critical fire...

The race for Portugal’s “white oil” (lithium) is now well and truly on with at least 46 requests from mining companies now lodged with the government, representing a global investment of €3.8...

Portuguese football coach José Mourinho is enjoying European glory once again after leading Manchester United to its first Europa League title with a 2-0 win over Ajax in Stockholm, Sweden last...

Considering he was riding high in Brussels yesterday - dubbed the “Ronaldo of Ecofin” (Europe’s council for financial affairs) - it is remarkable to learn that Portugal’s finance minister Mário...

Sentencing 12 of the 15 defendants to jail terms after a trial that has dragged on for over six years, judge Luís Ribeiro has dubbed the BPN bank debacle “the biggest fraud in the history of...

Only last week, it was cited in a ‘heart attack’ scare for humans, now the anti-inflammatory diclofenac is in a new controversy. Portugal’s government is “evaluating” the green-light for its use...

In a bid to distance itself from the catastrophic legacy of former CEO Zeinal Bava, PT’s new owners Altice have announced that they will shortly be ‘abandoning’ the brands PT and Meo and assuming...

89-year-old Brazilian Rosa Vegele has been held at Lisbon’s Tires (women’s) jail since November last year. She is the country’s oldest prisoner and looks set to be celebrating her 90th birthday...

Reported to have suspended her world tour following the terrorist attack in Manchester last night, US singer Ariana Grande’s concert scheduled for Sunday June 11 in Lisbon’s Meo Arena is now in...

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