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Politicians from all quarters of the political spectrum have joined forces to sign a manifesto appealing for the restructuring of Portugal’s public debt. Despite all the government’s assurances...

Election “illegalities and irregularities” found in all major parties

It was only a snippet at the bottom of the page, but Correio da Manhã carried a story last week that showed that the Constitutional Court has detected “irregularities” and “illegalities” in the...

Despite doubts expressed by the Troika, Portugal’s economic growth accelerated more than estimated in the fourth quarter last year, final data published by Statistics Portugal has revealed.

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The director of special crime unit DCIAP is said to be studying the hypothesis of allowing his department to use vehicles apprehended in crimes for the transportation of processes - as vehicles...

“We cannot restore 2011’s salaries and pensions,” Prime Minister Passos Coelho affirmed last week.

It was yet another intense parliamentary debate on March 5, with heated political...

It may be a temporary victory, but the Administrative Court of Lisbon has decided to send an appeal by the government pushing for the closure of Lisbon’s landmark Alfredo da Costa maternity...

The government of Nepal has just opened two honorary consulate offices in Lisbon and Porto. The new posts, to be run by Makar Bahadur Hamal and Maria Tereja respectively, were announced at a...

Portugal is to help Cape Verde in the process of extending its continental platform. The Portuguese-speaking archipelago has until the end of the year to present its paperwork to the UN. As...

Algarve MP Cristovão Norte (PSD) has accused airport operator ANA of implementing “predatory measures” against small rent-a-car companies, which represent an “abuse of the operator’s dominant...

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