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The first day of talks with the troika brought one good piece of news: Portugal’s exorbitant gas bottle prices may finally be brought in line with far cheaper prices in neighbouring Spain.

Reporting on the news, Correio da Manhã writes

Portugal’s Socialist (PS) party is “on the point” of overtaking both coalition parties when it comes to people’s voting intentions for 2015 - but Passos Coelho still maintains a personal lead over PS leader António José Seguro.

The results

May 8 promises to be a very bad day for anyone who needs to travel by rail.

Hundreds of workers are expected to support the day-long train strike called in protest to government plans for the merger of Portugal’s road and rail networks.

News from Portugal

SEF fails to break IMF boss’ stride

It may have been a good try, but frontier staff working for the Portuguese border and immigration control police (SEF - Serviços de Estrangeiros e Fronteiras) failed to stop International Monetary Fund (IMF) boss Subir...

The Algarve's orchestra Orquestra Clássica do Sul is performing music inspired by the Portuguese short story A...

I remember many years ago there was a little bakery on the road into Carvoeiro. Every morning we would go and buy...

April 17, 2014

Directed by: Marc Webb; Starring: Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone, Jamie Foxx; Genre: Action |...

Glorious weather welcomed 50 cyclists for the third charity bike ride (Passeio Solidário de Cicloturismo), which...

A blue Renault 8 Gordini was the first winner of the Rally de Portugal. Back in 1967, on its very first edition, the...

World’s best young footballers face off in VRSA

Vila Real de Santo António council described the 21st edition of the ‘Mundialito’ – a football tournament for youth...

Quinta Properties, the established property agent in Quinta do Lago and local Savills Associate, launched the 10th...

Prison guards strike as scabies threatens jails

As prison guards demonstrated in Lisbon on Friday (April 18), a union blog warned that outbreaks of scabies and...

The last couple of months have seen a busy schedule of wine tasting events here in the Algarve, organised in...

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World’s best young footballers face off in VRSA
Vila Real de Santo António council...
The Algarve's orchestra Orquestra...
Glorious weather welcomed 50 cyclists...