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A Lisbon court has handed out further stiff jail terms for fraudsters involved in the BPN banking scandal, but the likelihood of any of them going to jail remains slim. All seven condemned,...

21-year-old Cascais surf Mariana Rocha Assis had a lucky escape after being attacked by a would-be rapist. As the man tried to force himself on her, she kneed him sharply in the groin and made her...

President of Portugal’s refugee council Teresa Tito Morais has called for “urgent review” of the system designed to support refugees after three families were found living in Coimbra without water...

She insisted she was innocent, but the fact that Portuguese wedding photographer Cláudia Patatas gave her baby the middle name “Adolf”, and celebrated Hitler’s birthday with a cake with his face...

The horrific case of a Portuguese mother found keeping a child “secret” in a filthy car boot for almost two years has finally reached court. The delay, explain reports, has been to allow medical...

With various stories doing the rounds over the weekend on alleged millions snaffled away by the Espírito Santo clan, anti-corruption MEP Ana Gomes has been speaking in Angola about how she “cannot...

With some papers trumpeting the size of aircraft carrier USS Harry Truman and naval destroyer USS Forrest Sherman - between them carrying 5000 military on a four-day break following NATO...

Low-cost Irish airline Ryanair has notched up yet another ‘politically incorrect’ story - this time centring on the blind man refused permission to board a flight from Lisbon to London with his...

Two planes were forced to make emergency landings in Portugal in the space of less than 24-hours: one in Beja on Sunday, the other in Faro on Monday. And while the Boeing 737 that chose to come...

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