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In yet another soundbite issued so long after the event that it appears meaningless, the IMF’s independent evaluation office has “recognised” that the measures of the troika “did not protect the...

With foreigners choosing to come and live in Portugal on the increase (up 2.3% in 2016, compared to the year before), requests for asylum here have also skyrocketed (up 64%), reaching the highest...

With the number of victims ‘up’ (albeit only by one), families of the men, women and children killed in the fires of Pedrógão Grande in June are reported to be considering suing the State.

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Forecasts that this summer would be “hotter than usual” have been confirmed. Average temperatures in Portugal during June were the third hottest since records began (22.34ºC), and nearly 3ºC...

Portuguese football superstar Cristiano Ronaldo has finally confirmed that his girlfriend Georgina Rodríguez is pregnant with his fourth child.

The 32-year-old was asked by Spanish...

Lisbon’s busy Arroios metro station will remain closed until 2019 to undergo €7.5 million of renovations which will allow six-carriage trains to circulate along the entirety of the ‘Linha Verde’ (...

The owner of the dogs left to roast to death in a parked van this week has been fired from his job.

According to tabloid Correio da Manhã, the man’s boss has said: “He is no longer on our...

Mystery surrounds the deal that sees the bulk of Herdade da Comporta - the Alentejan seaside resort ‘seized’ from disgraced Grupo Espírito Santo - sold to a Portuguese oil baron for a “symbolic...

The elaborate phishing scheme is alleged to have swindled 16 Montepio bank account holders out of €96,000 - “a large part of which has not been recovered”.

The ‘good news’ is that the...

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