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News on the street is that tax inspectors are now planning ‘undercover’ attacks.

“What if the anonymous client who asks you for a receipt is a tax inspector gathering evidence?” asks Jornal...

Divorce lawyer killed by angry husband

In another horrific case of violence against women, a man has brutally battered to death the divorce lawyer handling the breakup of his marriage on behalf of the wife.

Francisco Bord’Água,...

Sea tragedy

A sudden wave in the early hours of Tuesday morning off Castelo do Neiva, Viana do Castelo, caused a fishing boat in search of octopus to turn-turtle, with fatal consequences. Father-of-one Manuel...

“Sinister plot” almost blocked Ellie’s reunion with mother

They literally “got out in the nick of time”. Anyone who has been following stories of tug-of-love nine-year-old Ellie Kelly Silva will have breathed huge sighs of relief on Monday when she...

UK tabloid prompts new panic in Portugal

In a week when two UK tabloids suggested earth-movers would be moving in on Praia da Luz big-time in a new search for Madeleine McCann, another erroneous report has sowed seeds of panic among...

Crippling youth unemployment continues unabated

Youth unemployment continues to grow in Portugal, with the number of jobless increasing from a staggering 35% in February to 35.4% in March.

Statisticians however are quick to manipulate...

An inscrutable Subir Lall left a chill in the air as the Troika decamped following the 12th and final evaluation of Portugal’s adjustment programme, now days away from coming to its close.

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Albufeira emergency vehicle ‘out of commission’ for 16 hours

Hot-on-the-heels of last week’s tragedy where a VMER special ambulance was ‘out of commision’ for two hours in which an emergency patient died, Correio da Manhã reveals that the VMER rescue...

In a total investment of €200,000, Turismo de Portugal has enlisted the help of surf legend Garrett McNamara to put Portugal squarely on the world’s surf map. McNamara has wasted no time either....

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