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Passos Coelho caught up in “backhander” allegations

Passos Coelho is at the centre of a new ‘scandal’ this week, centring on money he allegedly received when he was an MP prohibited from receiving any other kind of income.

According to...

Pharrell Williams cancels Portugal show

Concert || His hit single ‘Happy’ was played non-stop on Portuguese radio station this summer, but his fans certainly aren’t so happy now.

American singer-songwriter Pharrell Williams...

One dead, another left fighting for life after gruesome drug battle near Santarém

Santarém || One man has died and another is fighting for his life in hospital after a gruesome drug battle at a farm in the countryside near Salvaterra de Magos, Santarém.

Police were...

Dental whizz-kids create new technique to combat bone loss in jaws

Science || Portuguese scientists have come up with a new technique that should leave everyone smiling.

Devised to combat the kind of bone loss in jaws that cause teeth to drop out - and...

ASAE blasts honey and herbal teas

Warning || ASAE, Portugal’s food and economic safety authority, has urged parents not to give honey or any kind of herbal tea to children under the age of two.

Their plea came in their...

Top-of-the-range car owners warned to be on the alert of crime-ring

Theft || Portuguese owners of BMW, Audi and Mercedes cars are being warned of a crime-ring stealing luxury vehicles and shipping them off to Paraguay - where they are quickly sold at knockdown...

Floods force evacuation of 131 school children in Santarem

Heavy rain and floods forced authorities to evacuate 131 children and two adults from a school and kindergarten in Santarém early Wednesday afternoon (September 17).

The town’s Rescue...

Portugal’s shameful “Rotherham” scandal comes to trial

Abuse || As the UK’s Rotherham child sex exploitation scandal remains fresh in everyone’s minds, an institutional horror dramatically affecting young children has been exposed in Portugal.

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The government’s dizzying fiscal witchhunt (as reported in the Resident at the beginning of September) has now set its sights on dog breeders.

It is a move that has set alarm bells ringing...

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