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‘Golden’ fraudster’s wife wants to stay in Portugal

As hundreds of Chinese are reported to be clamouring for the chance of golden visas to enter Portugal, the wife of Xiaodong Wang - the ‘golden visa’ fraudster under threat of deportation - is...

Former Finance Minister Vítor Gaspar

Former Finance Minister Vítor Gaspar, who resigned from the government last summer after repeatedly failing to meet fiscal targets and being blamed for plunging the country into a deeper recession...

Investment and higher salaries 'now', says President

Now is the time for Portuguese entrepreneurs to start investing, and their efforts should include higher salaries for workers.

So says Portuguese President Cavaco Silva, who stressed that...

Caritas says “austerity not working”

The European arm of Roman Catholic relief charity Caritas has concluded that austerity is not working – “the economic crisis is getting worse, not better”. In a report released in Athens over the...

As the clocks went forwards to welcome the spring, the weather took a decidedly backwards step with the whole country and islands on yellow alert due to rain, wind, snow and high seas.

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Corruption scandal mires EDP Chinese

EDP’s main shareholder, the China Three Gorges Corporation (CTG), is under investigation by for corruption and bad business practices, writes Correio da Manhã . As the investigation - run by the...

GNR to start fining property owners for leaving land at risk of fire

New moves to save the country from a repeat of last year’s devastating forest fires mean that GNR officers will start fining property owners who leave their land at risk of fire.

Announcing...

portuguese population declining exponentially

One minute Portugal heads the unflattering group known as PIIGS, the next, we have regional groupings called NUTs. Even worse, the country is on the road to extinction, with a population declining...

Not only among the laziest people in Europe (according to latest statistics - see story LINK here), the Portuguese...

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