For the fourth consecutive year Lisbon’s Oceanarium has been distinguished with a Certificate of Excellence by travel website TripAdvisor.
A 27-year-old Irish tourist claims to have been abducted and robbed by a taxi driver and two accomplices in Lisbon.
State broadcaster RTP last night once more showed live bullfights on television, despite the channel’s viewer ombudsmen advising against it.
The Attorney-General’s office has confirmed that searches conducted at the Loulé Town Hall were in connection with Operation Marguês, which is the investigation that has resulted in former Prime Minister José Sócrates being jailed pending further inquiries.
Portugal is to spearhead a European consortium created to develop a new cancer treatment therapy which aims to kills tumours without damaging healthy cells around them, as currently happens with conventional treatments like chemotherapy.
The former president of the European Commission (EC), Durão Barroso, has advised the Portuguese people to look at Greece, saying Portugal is not in the same shape thanks to the determination of the PSD/CDS-PP coalition government led by Pedro Passos Coelho.
The likelihood of the Greek crisis spreading to other peripheral countries such as Portugal and Spain has fallen from 40% to 30% according to analysts at UBS, quoted by Bloomberg, but the spreads are expected to rise.read more »
PJ police have announced the arrest of a young Portuguese man and an older...read more »