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People in Lisbon got a different kind of early morning wake-up call as a 4.3 magnitude tremor shook the ground this morning.

With its epicentre “around four kms east-northeast of Sobral de...

With a new spike in summer temperatures on the way, and fires raging through the north and centre of the country, the government this morning declared a State of Public Calamity.

The idea...

Portuguese communities living in the USA have raised nearly €300,000 for the victims of the devastating Pedrógão Grande fires.

“Like all Portuguese, we woke up on that weekend (June 17-18)...

As many as 13 people were killed today - with 52 injured (at least seven very seriously, including two children) - as a result of a massive tree falling onto the Festa da Nossa Senhora do Monte,...

Climate change, dams and diversion have brought the Iberian peninsula’s longest river, which Portuguese know as the Tejo - and on which millions depend - to the brink of collapse.

So says...

MPs may be divided but President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa has rubber-stamped the new law restricting cash transactions in Portugal to amounts up to €3000.

Considering EU law allows citizens...

A tearful video posted on Facebook about horses starving to death with “absolutely nothing to drink” in a field in Estarreja has resulted in action, and appears to have saved the lives of three...

A German couple is in a serious condition in hospital after a series of gas blasts in the Alfama district that has left the building where they happened in danger of collapse.

According to...

With the overall fire situation looking marginally better this morning (Tuesday), extraordinary stories of last minute escape have started coming through - none more heartwarming than the account...

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