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Nurses call national strike over “lack of conditions for health professionals”

Nurses, doctors and other health professionals up and down the country will be going on a 24-hour strike this Friday (August 22). Already in Santarém, some have begun a four-day stoppage. In the...

Wine production affected by fungal disease

Decrease || Wine production in Portugal is expected to drop 5.7% this year compared to 2013 as many vineyards have been affected by mildew and other fungi, says the Portuguese Institute of Vines...

Portugal’s industrial output down 1.2%

EU || Portugal registered the sixth biggest decrease in industrial production in the European Union in June, with a 1.2% drop compared to May, according to data from the EU’s statistical office...

A woman is reported to be fighting for her life in Porto’s Prelada Hospital after being set alight by her husband outside the family home in Braga on Monday morning. The horrific crime seems to...

Portugal's trade deficit among highest in EU

Imports || Shock new figures have shown that Portugal is one of the worst countries in Europe at balancing its books. The first five months of 2014 have shown imports increase while exports have...

Zambujeira || A “gravely injured” French tourist had to be airlifted to hospital after falling from a cliff near Zambujeira do Mar on Tuesday afternoon. According to reports, the 38-year-old man...

Portugal’s third largest grotto now open to visitors

Speleology || It’s not your everyday tourist trip, but it will definitely appeal to thrill-seekers with a love of science and the unknown.

The Soprador do Carvalho is Portugal’s third...

Panic as landslide destroys four houses in Santarém

Homeless || Householders were horrified this weekend as a terrifying landslide swept houses away in the “barreiras” area of Santarém.

It was a miracle no one was killed, said the town’s...

The horrifically damaged body of a four-month-old baby was autopsied in Lisbon this week after being found scalded to death in her family’s apartment in the Marvila district of Lisbon.

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