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Marriages – stronger and longer!

There is one thing that the crisis is improving – marriages.

Data from the National Statistic Institute (INE) shows that the average duration of marriages grew from 14.3 years to 15.7...

Against angry cries of “killers, killers” in Parliament last week, the PSD/ CDS-PP coalition approved the draft state budget for 2014.

Police were called during the debate to forcibly...

Gay Catholics praise Pope Francis

A Portuguese association supporting homosexual Catholics has applauded the Pope’s unprecedented move to seek the views of Catholics around the world on issues such as divorce, gay marriage and...

Commercial relations between Portugal and China are at an all-time high. Eight years into the strategic partnership which bonds the two countries, China is now placed as Portugal’s third main...

DJ in Halloween knife rampage

A young Portuguese DJ ran amok among a masked crowd of Halloween revellers, stabbing five British holidaymakers - two of them very seriously. The macabre incident took place in a disco on the...

As thousands struggle to keep just one vehicle on the road, the Portuguese State has bought 75 so far this year to the tune of a whopping €1.4 million.

The shiny new fleet of cars, bikes...

Another protest halted Parliament proceedings on Thursday (November 7) when a rowdy group of citizens called for 1% of budget funds to be allocated for culture.
An unhappy secretary of state...

The tragic case of a GNR officer jailed for nine years for killing a child during a police chase has touched the nation. Over 85,500 people have signed the online petition calling for Hugo Ernano...

Finance minister Maria Luis Albuquerque

Austerity is back for another year of sacrifices. The 2014 State Budget measures presented by the government this week confirm the population’s worst fears, with public sector workers and...

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