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Porto considered Best European Destination for 2014

Porto has been voted the top place to stay in Europe this year by "Best European Destinations" online portal.

The city received 14.8% of the votes for 20 cities across the continent.

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Police investigating Conforama arson suspicions

Polícia Judiciária have confirmed that the blaze in Vila Nova de Gaia’s Conforama furniture store was started on purpose. Proof of arson came after jerrycans filled with petrol were found in the...

Ex-boyfriend arrested in “body in oven” murder

Almost exactly a month from the day her naked body was found - trussed at the hands and feet and stuffed into an incinerator in an abandoned factory near Braga - the ex-boyfriend of Brazilian...

Portugal is still struggling with many economic problems and it will take more than just “waving a magic wand” to solve them, Economy Minister Pires de Lima has admitted during an interview with...

QREN: the corruption begins?

It’s a billion euro EU fund that is meant to kick-start Portugal towards economic success, but rumblings of corruption and favouritism have already begun.

Correio da Manhã carried a report...

Government woos foreign talent after kicking out Portugal’s own

It’s a move that has been dubbed even more “surreal” than last week’s Miró auction fracas. The government is preparing a fast-track “talent visa” programme, designed to woo foreign whizz-kids of...

Passos prepares ‘clean exit’ as country receives €910m

As the latest €910 million tranche of bailout money arrives, Passos Coelho is reported to have informed the Troika that Portugal is working on how it can make a clean exit from its adjustment...

Red alert in Azores: waves could reach up to 25 metres

Six islands in the Azores are on red alert today with winds of up to 155kph expected and waves likely to reach as much as 25 metres.

“The best place for people to stay today is indoors,”...

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