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Food safety authority ASAE is investigating three aphrodisiacs on sale in sex shops, marked as food supplements. The products should have been removed from sale over a week ago, but ASAE is...

Portugal’s ‘gold shops’ close as value tumbles

Shops in Portugal that buy and sell unwanted gold are closing in increased numbers due to the “abrupt” depreciation in the value of the precious metal across international markets.

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New initiative to counteract youth unemployment

It is called ‘Garantia Jovem’ and it has been set up to combat Portugal's alarming level of youth unemployment.

Last week, national and regional representatives of the IEFP (Institute for...

A young child fell from the first floor as his father was trying to evade social workers. The father was scaling down an apartment block from the third floor using sheets tied together when the...

Women con artists rob the elderly

A callous group of women are knocking on the doors of elderly people in Barreiro, near Lisbon, and introducing themselves as council officials while secretly eyeing up the premises for valuables...

A huge wave swept a seaman from the merchant ship Corvo that was travelling from Leixões, mainland Portugal, to Ponta Delgada in the Azores during last weekend’s storms. The accident happened mid-...

Lisbon to lose 10 police stations

Ten PSP police stations will be closed down in Lisbon by May this year. The move has been announced by the Ministry for Internal Administration which said in a communiqué to Correio da Manhã...

Customers of Caixa Geral de Depósitos and Montepio Geral have been warned to ditch any emails they receive from their banks “immediately and definitively”.

The national command of PSP...

The Portuguese national health system is being “disfigured” by cuts that have left the health services in tatters, Bloco de Esquerda (BE) coordinator João Semedo declared on Monday (February 10...

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