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Church in Portugal “worried” by number of priests leaving fraternity

The Church in Portugal is “worried” by the number of priests leaving the fraternity in order to get married. The Fraternitas association is particularly concerned by priests’ lack of interest in...

Vítor Gaspar takes home a cool €23,000 every month tax free

He was instrumental in bringing about ‘enormous tax increases’ for Portugal’s working folk and families, but this week he was smiling broadly for the newspapers which report that former finance...

Gilberto Madaíl in Switzerland over Qatar’s corruption allegations

Former Portuguese football federation chief Gilberto Madaíl has been in Switzerland this week helping with inquiries into allegations of corruption concerning Qatar’s hosting of the 2022 World Cup...

UPDATE: As Metropolitan police moved on to a new site near Praia da Luz in their high-profile ground search for clues into the disappearance of Madeleine McCann, newspapers and television...

The controversial demolition of 835 coastal properties up and down the country began this week in Esposende where 27 properties were demolished for a reported cost of €2.1 million. The reason: the...

Golden Visa corruption

Serious crime squad detectives are reported to be investigating high-ranking government officials, including a senior judge, over suspected corruption in the controversial Golden Visa programme....

Portuguese parents lose children to British social services

Following the desperate story of the Pedros - absolved of wrong-doing in the police case that stripped them of their children but still waiting miserably to be reunited as a family - more news has...

“Draghi effect” swings into action to rescue Europe

Is it enough? Will it work? One thing is certain, interest rates on Portugal’s crippling debt plunged to historic lows today thanks to some epic decision-making by the European Central Bank led by...

Employment boost

As the government is assailed by economic woes this week, one good piece of news showed that the number of unemployed people has fallen for the 12th consecutive month to 14.6%. Denying that this...

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