Portugal Resident

Wed, 23 Jan 2019 19:12:24 +0000
Fraudster’s trial over €1.2 million ‘cash diversion’ cancelled, thanks to judicial time limits
Convicted fraudster João Vale e Azevedo will be delighted to learn that in his absence (he skipped the country in a private jet last summer click here) a judge has decided that the trial scheduled for March over the disappearance of €1.2 million w...

Wed, 23 Jan 2019 15:27:36 +0000
CR7’s tax fraud conviction “may see presidential decorations removed”
Now that he has finally presented himself in a Spanish court to formally receive his 18.8 million conviction for tax fraud (click here), Portugal’s footballing legend Cristiano Ronaldo has further challenges on the horizon - not least the rape case...

Wed, 23 Jan 2019 13:54:54 +0000
State pays €25,000 to mentally-ill French visitor kept in “degrading and inhumane conditions” in Faro jail
The Portuguese State has reached agreement with a young Frenchman who presented a complaint to the European Court of Human Rights over “the degrading and inhumane treatment” he claimed he received while being detained at Faro Prison. According to...

Tue, 22 Jan 2019 17:11:00 +0000
PJ police inspectors announce seven days of strike action
In line with so many other public sector workers fighting for what they believe to be their basic rights, PJ police inspectors have announced seven days of strike action, starting on February 4 to 8, and continuing to February 11 and 12 the following...

Tue, 22 Jan 2019 16:03:16 +0000
Renationalisation of Post Office “almost impossible”
Despite the outcry ongoing in multiple communities up and down the country, despite the efforts of various left-wing MPs, the chances of the privatised Post Office that has angered so many returning to public ownership are “almost zero”. Who says...