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Viana do Castelo is becoming the second council in Portugal to open a beach for the holiday season where four-legged friends are welcomed, instead of ‘shunned for the duration’.

Due to be...

The rural tourism business in Viana de Castelo which shot to ‘controversial fame’ earlier this month for its ban on “gays, lesbians, football fans and festival goers” has been forced to eat humble...

The pretty rural retreat of Casa d’João Enes, near Viana do Castelo, is in the news this week for its apparent blanket bans on “gays, lesbians, football fans, music festival goers and psychotropic...

It’s a new twist in the Viana do Castelo shipyard controversy, and comes the day after hundreds of banner-waving workers marched on the official residence of Prime Minister Pedro Passos Coelho at...

Thousands to march on Lisbon over looming shipyard redundancies

As many as 3,000 protesters demanding a rethink over government plans to close down the Viana do Castelo shipyard, putting more than 600 jobs at risk, are expected at the door of the official...

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