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Prime Minister confirms green energy support

As the Spanish government announced its plans to cut all price subsidies for renewable energy production, Portugal has stressed its continuing support, with Prime Minister Passos Coelho calling on...

MEP Liem Hoang Ngoc

A Euro think-tank has heavily criticised the Troika for putting “a pistol to the head” of struggling nations in a way that is “totally undemocratic”. Talking to journalists in Strasbourg, MEP Liem...

Ever fallen in love on the bus or train?

Love can hit you anywhere. Any place. Any time. You could even fall hopelessly in love with a total stranger on a bus.

With this in mind, a group of three young men from Braga have created...

Fifty thousand leave agriculture portugal

Never have there been as few farmers working in the agricultural sector as there were last year. According to new data from the National Statistics Institute (INE), 50,000 farmers and producers...

It’s going to be another ‘red alert’ weekend of wild weather, and the further north you go, the worse it will get.

From Lisbon to Porto, seven Portuguese districts will be on red alert...

Miró sale must go ahead, says Prime Minister

Despite last week’s ‘people’s victory’ that stopped the cash-strapped government selling millions of euros worth of Joan Miró paintings at a massive loss, Portugal’s prime minister has said the...

UN warns: Crisis has “very negative impact” on Portugal's children

Portuguese children are badly affected by the country’s economic crisis and ongoing measures of austerity.

The depressing news comes from the United Nations Committee on the Rights of the...

Over 200 dogs, cats and even some domesticated rats - all confined to “horrendous conditions” - have been rescued from a property in Palmela, Setúbal, known locally as the ‘house of horrors’....

Christie’s cancels sale of Miró artwork amid controversy in Portugal

Portuguese government thwarted in what culture-buffs condemn as “the worst deal in the world”

It was destined to cost the State as much as €50 million but such was the zeal to sell 85...

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