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Madeira’s missing baby found alive and well

Eighteen-month old Daniel Abreu, the baby who went missing on Sunday afternoon in Madeira, was found alive and well on Wednesday morning.

The little boy, who apparently toddled out of the...

Health service fraud now threatens flu vaccines

Infarmed, the national medicines authority, has opened a national inquiry into an elaborate scheme to import illegal flu vaccines from Spain.

The scheme has raised particular concerns as it...

Rebelo de Sousa not likely for president

Former PSD chief Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa has announced that he is an unlikely candidate for the upcoming presidential elections in 2016 - mainly due to the “lack of support” from Portuguese PSD...

Police warn of “blood-bath” as government investigates November riot

As the Public Prosecutor opens an inquiry into last November’s police riot on the steps of parliament, union boss Paulo Rodrigues dubs it a “witch hunt” that could well lead to a “blood bath”....

Bank wins landmark mortgage ruling

An appeals court in Évora has overruled a landmark case in Portimão that gave hope to all householders in danger of defaulting on mortgage payments.

The Tribunal de Relação (TRE) decided...

Civil servants feel the pinch

Today's the day (January 20) public sector workers feel the pinch of the government's controversial wage cuts.

Civil servants receive their January salaries today with all the reductions...

Portuguese football superstar Cristiano Ronaldo has been named Grand Officer of the Order of Prince Henry the Navigator by Portuguese President Cavaco Silva at a ceremony at Belém Palace this...

An 18-month-old baby has 'vanished' in Madeira Island. Blonde, green-eyed Daniel Freitas Abreu was with his parents at the house of relatives in Estreito da Calheta yesterday afternoon (January 19...

Angry teachers set sights on Brussels

Education minister Nuno Crato’s latest manoeuvres around EC directives have infuriated teachers who are now setting their sights on Brussels. They hope EU bosses will finally force Portugal to toe...

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