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Airbnb told to get its act together over sneaky pricing

airbnb2Airbnb is in trouble with Brussels as its advertised charges often fail to comply with EU transparency laws.

European Commissioner, Vera Jourová, has given the Silicon Valley behemoth an end-of-August deadline to get into shape, or face sanctions.

 
Prosecutor demands 54 Hell's Angels are held in pre-trial detention

HellsAngelsLogoOf the 59 Hell’s Angels detained by the police, the Public Prosecutor has asked for pre-trial detention for 54 of them.

Citing, "attempted murder, robbery, GBH and criminal association, which in itself is a criminal offence," the Public Prosecutor's Office was firm in its demands at a judicial hearing in Lisbon this morning.

 
Police seize haul of heroin and cocaine in Lisbon and Faro

handcuffThe Public Security Police (PSP) has announced that seven people have been arrested in Lisbon and Faro, on suspicion of drug trafficking. The operation resulted in the seizure of enough drugs for 100,000 sales at street level.

In a statement, the PSP Metropolitan Command reported that five men and two women, aged between 25 and 49, were detained "selling narcotics," namely heroin and cocaine, "supplying the metropolitan area of Lisbon and the southern region of the country."

 
'Surgical' gang removes contents of Post Office safe

ctt2A daring gang has broken through a wall at a Post Office sorting office and robbed the safe of €5,000.

A Post Office depot on an industrial estate in Portimão was robbed over the weekend but such was the stealth of the gang members, nothing was spotted until 06:00 on Monday morning despite there being an obvious hole in the exterior wall.

 

 

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