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Fernando Pessoa is thought of as one of the great poets of Portugal, for some equivalent to Luís Vaz de Camões. Pessoa’s genius is attributed to his invention of the heteronym.

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Welcome to the November night sky. This month has no bright planets visible in the early evenings. You need to get up just before dawn to see Jupiter rising in the constellation of Virgo.

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Written by Hans Christian Andersen, this fascinating travelogue has been serialised into eight episodes by Carolyn Kain. This week, in the final episode, she looks at evidence and asks: “Was Hans...

From the aircraft as it approached the runway, I saw the golden sand, picturebook-coloured houses, sunlight twinkling on the waves, the cathedral so close and the rows of boats in the marina....

This is an article I have been eager to write for some time, regarding this very important tool used by organised crime networks, fraudsters and other criminals.

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Welcome to the October night sky. We are now at the time of the year when the nights last longer than the days in the northern hemisphere. The further north you go, the more darkness begins to...

Hard to believe that as long ago as 1866 there was a monthly paddle steamer crossing the Atlantic between Lisbon and Rio de Janeiro. The service, which transported goods and 500 passengers, took...

August, without any argument, has been a very bad month for forest fires. Despite all the activities to help prevent fires, some of the worst fires for years occurred in the north of Portugal and...

Today a train journey from Lisbon to Sintra takes 50 minutes and a one-way ticket costs €2.15. Like most railway journeys in Portugal, it is inexpensive and reliable – 150 years ago, Hans...

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