When two Chinese tourists tried to pay their hotel bill with one-euro coins, the police were called.
Madrid suffered a drop in tourists this summer, while other parts of Spain saw numbers rise.
Ireland is poised to exit its EU-IMF bailout programme, but plans to keep its austerity measures in place, according to analysts.
Consumer credit, mortgages and deposit accounts are the areas that have received the most complaints by customers so far this year.
Portugal’s Bar Association has expelled the grand total of 13 lawyers in the past 60 months, mainly for fraud and for stealing client funds.
The Association for the Guarda Nacional Republicana (GNR) commented today that a revised plan is needed to prevent a further rise in the suicide rate among its members.
Industrial production in Portugal rose 8% in August from the July figure, the highest increase in Europe, according to Eurostat.