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Quiet since the country’s highest court absolved him - for the second time in eight years - of having to pay huge sums in damages to the parents of Madeleine McCann, Gonçalo Amaral, author of the...

Smartphone operator UBER faces a judicial battle in the country’s top court after losing against the country’s taxi drivers union ANTRAL at the appeals court.

It is an extraordinary defeat...

The law change promised in which animals are no longer seen as things came into effect on Monday (May 1).

The new legal status, overwhelmingly approved in Parliament last December,...

Former Porto mayor and PSD heavyweight Rui Rio has praised Portugal’s Socialist government for its ‘creativity and merit’ as well as ‘luck’, in the wake of prime minister António Costa’s Mayday...

Four people were drowned at separate Portuguese beaches on the May 1 Bank Holiday.

Two of the deaths came in Nazaré, the beach renowned for its ‘killer surf waves’.

The third death...

Animal associations are reporting a “frightening number” of inquiries from Rottweiler and Pit Bull owners “keen to get rid of their pets” in the wake of last week’s attacks on children - the worst...

As mainstream media in the UK continues to churn out thinly-disguised ‘rehash stories’ on the world’s most famous missing person, here in Portugal the media circus has been much more demure as we...

News that Portugal has dropped its opposition to the siting of a nuclear waste dump on the banks of the Tejo river has sent Partido da Terra-MPT into blistering attack mode.

Calling the...

After all the hue and cry, the claims that Portugal faces the threat of a nuclear disaster the likes of Russia’s Chernobyl, the PS government has announced that a working group set up to study the...

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