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For all the publicity about sophisticated surveillance systems, the truth appears to be that the safety of Portugal’s coastal waters runs “at half mast” during every single night shift.

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A 32-year-old Brazilian has been caught attempting to smuggle a kilo of cocaine into Portugal wearing a “large fake bum”.

The case has seen the International Business Times quip: “No, it...

At least two fraudsters have been using the name of President Marcelo to try and con businesses out of large quantities of money.

Both cases are now in the hands of the Public Ministry....

It’s that time of the year again when Vilamoura suddenly swaps its focus on golf and goes heart and soul into the heady world of equestrianism.

From today through March to April 1, 1,200...

The League of Portuguese Firefighters has put the government on notice.

With still no clear picture of the promised ‘new paradigm for wildfire combat’ it has said that unless it gets...

A leaked document has thrown up the possibility of a ‘mega-fraud’ in the importation of Spanish fuel into Portugal.

According to reports, at least a third of all imports are “not declared...

New changes to the ever-changing ‘regime’ licensing homeowners for short-term holiday rentals are likely to include a “brake” on the number of properties allowed in historic town centres.

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Coming in time for Valentine’s Day it may open the floodgates to lots of ‘popping questions’, but it also shows a shocking lack of equality in time-bars on divorced people getting remarried.

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Today (Tuesday February 13) is the International Day of the Condom, and in Portugal the event is being ‘celebrated’ by the translation into English and Chinese of information on condom packets...

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