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Backstreet boys back!

US pop giants Backstreet Boys returned to Portugal on Tuesday for a sell-out show that proved the kings of boy-bands are still able to pull huge crowds.

Kicking off their European Tour at...

No sign of Madeira tourist swept into the sea

Sea searches resumed today (Wednesday) for the German tourist swept away from a beach in Madeira on Sunday.

The 63-year-old man had been taking photographs on Achada da Cruz beach, when a...

Uproar as government demands salary refunds from employees

Two stories hit the TV news headlines this week involving hundreds of state workers being ordered to pay back parts of their salaries going back years.

In the case of state employees at IMT...

Child dies dragged and run over by bus

A 10-year-old boy died in a tragic accident after getting off the bus to go to school in Ponta Delgada, Azores, on Monday morning.

According to Correio da Manhã newspaper, the boy’s...

In 2013 the Public Ministry investigated more than 80 suspected cases involving serving mayors and councillors, the Attorney General's Office has revealed. Inquiries centred on suspicions of...

Blood cancer patients face endless waiting lists

What is being dubbed by Health Minister Paulo Macedo as an “administrative mistake” has led to blood cancer patients waiting almost two years for appointments at a hospital that no longer deals...

A Porto couple got the shock of their lives when 24 letters from the tax authorities landed on their doormat on the same day. The letters all referred to toll debts of €1,676 that their car had...

Homeless hundreds

Coimbra has registered an exponential increase in the number of homeless people living rough on the streets. In the space of two years, figures have leapt from the already high 593 to 714. Paulo...

Water wars

Councils, particularly those in the north, are contesting Águas de Portugal’s latest water distribution proposal, saying it will lead to huge increases in water bills. AdP - responsible for the...

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