The Bank of Portugal has shown a more positive outlook for the country and has upped its growth rate for the national economy by 0.2% to total 1.7% this year.
Stray dogs have turned their paws to modelling in Evora with a new campaign by the municipal kennels to try and encourage more people to adopt abandoned animals.
It has been confirmed that are no survivors following the Germanwings plane crash which occurred yesterday in the French Alps.
The plane had been travelling from Barcelona to Dusseldorf when it crashed without sending out a distress signal.
The "black box" flight recorder has been found, the French interior minister says but the cause of the crash is not known.
It is believed that no Portuguese nationals were on board the plane after a list of the names of victim was presented to the government.
The road death rate in Portugal fell 3% in 2014 from 61 to 59 per million inhabitants compared with 2013, more than the European Union (EU) average of 50.5% the European Commission (EC) said.
The winner of the bid for the subconcession to operate Lisbon's Metro and bus and tram services will be based on price according to the government.
Seven non-binding bids have been submitted to buy Novo Banco, the company created to take on the ongoing business of collapsed bank Banco Espírito Santo, the governor of the Bank of Portugal, Carlos Costa, said.
A third of Portuguese citizens will be taking a break from work over the Easter holidays according to the Portuguese tourism association IPDT.read more »
The Islamic State has announced the death of a Portuguese teenager said to be...read more »
A proposal by Olhão mayor António Miguel Pina that aims to restore the...read more »
The first national protest against the new supported income rental law was...read more »
The prolonged Portuguese recession did not in itself worsen the wage gap between...read more »