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Quad-bike tragedy kills 2 children in Casal Novo, Penela. Third Irish boy in hospital

A community was in shock last weekend after the tragic deaths of two little boys - one Portuguese aged six and one Irish, aged five - in a freak quad bike accident. A third child - the seven-year-...

Portuguese man “left for dead” by terrifying mob in Ireland

Attack || A Portuguese man was “left for dead” after a 70-strong masked mob attacked his home in Northern Ireland, beating the door down with hammers, golf clubs and swords.

The horror...

Easyjet launches new Faro-Berlin route

Flight || A new route connecting Faro to Berlin-Schönefeld Airport was officially inaugurated on June 25 by low-cost airline easyJet.

It includes two weekly flights on Wednesdays and...

Portugal 5th country in Europe where people work most hours

Forget all those allegations that the Portuguese are lazy. A new study has shown that Portugal is the 5th country in Europe where people work the longest hours. Romania is apparently the ‘winner...

Discrimination || Portugal has “the ingredients” for a surge of the extreme right-wing.

Who says this is the outgoing High Commissioner for Migrations, Maria Rosário Farmhouse, who told...

Back in the red… new statistics on Portugal’s battered economy

Alarm bells are ringing once again over the (real) state of Portuguese economy. Reporting today, business news website Negócios quotes data from INE, the statistics institute, which it says “...

armed gang hold up Lidl store in Portugal

Staff and customers at Lidl’s outlet in Fermentões, Guimarães, cowered in panic on Monday morning when three armed men burst in, demanding money from the tills. The men, all brandishing shotguns...

As the UK prime minister David Cameron gets endlessly repeated airtime to say cognac-swilling Jean-Claude Junker is “not the man for the job”, it looks increasingly likely that the former prime...

Summer floods have left at least 11 people needing re-housing in the areas of Setúbal and Barreiro. Extraordinary as it sounds, intense rain on Monday flooded two apartment buildings in both towns...

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