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With Portugal’s ‘dangerous dog’ legislation the subject of renewed pressure, there has been another horrific attack - this time by a loose, unmuzzled “Staffie” (Staffordshire Bull Terrier) - which...

The tragedy that plunged São Torpes beach in Sines into the headlines almost two weeks ago has finally been ‘completed’ with the discovery of the body of 10-year-old Manuel Carvalho, the child “...

Hot-on-the heels of a public sector workers’ strike that paralysed the country’s state health sector last week, nurses are now threatening to boycott birthing and maternity services.

The...

Anti-oil activists should be delighting in the fact that Portugal’s fight against the government zeal to exploit fossil fuels - however loud citizens speak out against them - has finally made it ‘...

A so-called Lesbian kiss between two 16-year-old schoolgirls in Vagos (Aveiro) has sparked extraordinary controversy, involving even members of parliament.

The nuts-and-bolts of the issue...

It has taken over two years, but finally the former step-father of Aljezur schoolgirl Bruna Nunes has been formally charged with her hideous murder.

Bruna, 17 - a promising local athlete -...

Portugal is in for tropical weather this weekend. According to forecasts, the country is expecting grey clouds, rain and warm temperatures that could top 30ºC in some regions.

Ten districts...

With time (finally) running out for prosecutors attempting to unravel the myriad complexities of Operation Marques’ involving former prime minister José Sócrates, a new ‘blow’ has entered the mix...

It began at midnight last (Thursday) night and is the second national strike to hit the Socialist government since it seized power after 2015’s ‘inconclusive elections’.

Considering all the...

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