Reguengos de Monsaraz was selected as the European City of Wine 2015 at a meeting of the European Network of Wine Cities, the Alentejan city said by statement Monday.
Portugal will have every opportunity to supply Europe with electricity produced by renewable means just as soon as the power grid interconnecting member states is boosted, Prime Minister Pedro Passos Coelho said on a visit to industrial units in the northern region of Aveiro.
Former Portuguese Prime Minister José Sócrates is to be held in police custody while he awaits trial on charges of tax fraud, money laundering and corruption.
A Portuguese woman living in Canada has won a luxury home worth €2.9 million on the Princess Margaret lotto. Lucy Resendes, who lives in Mississauga and whose family is originally from São Miguel in the Azores is now the proud owner of a mansion in Oakville.
A 60-year-old Romanian cook was stabbed to death by a 20-year-old colleague at the five star Lisbon Corinthia hotel on Saturday. The assailant is said to have hidden in a pantry but eventually gave himself up to police.
Portugal’s former prime minister, José Sócrates, was interrogated on Sunday for a second day running at the Central Criminal Investigation Court in Lisbon, where he returned on Monday morning for further questioning by the judge Carlos Alexandre.
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