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In a bittersweet result, Portugal came in at the bottom of the table in this year’s Eurovision Song Contest, despite that fact that as hosting country, tourism this month has ‘gone off the scale...

Parliament has today approved the scrutiny of governments stretching back to 2004. The reason: to determine “the dimension of payments realised and still to realise” regarding CMECs - the...

Former Angolan vice president Manuel Vicente has got what he wanted. The corruption charges against him will not be heard in Portugal - where he is alleged to have bribed a magistrate - they will...

Former government ministers from the Sócrates’ era who negotiated crippling PPP (public private) road contracts are suddenly back in the public eye with avengence.

Newspapers, television...

A 22-year-old Portuguese student was found dead on a beach in Thailand on Wednesday.

Authorities are treating the case as a drowning, but Julian David’s family are convinced their loved...

Former secretary of state for industry João Vasconcelos has been named as one of the arguidos in a new investigation into the alleged fraudulent use of EC funds.

Also said to be facing...

Less than a month after it was unveiled in a commemorative garden costing €1.5 million, the statue to Mário Soares, often dubbed the father of Portuguese democracy, has been vandalised.

It...

The Portuguese Navy has been treading water for years. Since 2009, it has lost 22% of its ranks, while seaworthy ships have taken a pounding.

Admiral Mendes Calado took over the helm in...

It’s not just Israelis and Croats that are upset, Portugal’s attitude in its role as host country for this year’s Eurovision Song Contest has left large numbers of Brits fuming.

So says the...

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