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A spokesperson for Portugal’s Angolan Embassy has described last Sunday’s vandalism against its premises in the Avenida da República in Lisbon as “barbaric”. Police are now investigating.

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Lonely Planet, the number one travel guide book publisher, has given Portugal a resounding thumbs up for 2014.

In an article published on Lonely Planet’s website, it labels Portugal as one...

Children between the ages of one and three are consuming far too many proteins due in the main to an excessive consumption of cow’s milk, says a study about feeding habits during children’s early...

Agriculture Minister Assunção Cristas denied having approved a tough new law that was threatening to limit the number of pets that owners can have living with them in an apartment (see last week’s...

Anxiety and depression on the up

News that the crisis has left many families in psychological tatters comes from consumer watchdog DECO this week. Almost half those queried suffer anxiety in one form or another.

The study...

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...

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