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As the clock ticks towards this Saturday - the day government-backed bulldozers are due to start destroying dozens of homes – determined Ria Formosa islanders are playing every one of their trump cards.

A last-ditch appeal to Faro mayor

Twenty-four Portuguese nationals, including two born in China, are on Interpol’s most wanted list, reports Jornal de Notícias. The majority of cases are related to drug trafficking, but there are also men and women wanted for suspected murders

Two nurses in two Porto hospitals have been “forced to prove they are breastfeeding” in order to benefit from a licence that allows them to work reduced hours. The reason, writes Público, is that Porto’s Hospital de São João has discovered that

The Bank of Portugal is reported to be trying to “accelerate the separation between Montepio bank and the Associação Mutualista” - both currently run by banker Tomás Correia. The reason, explains national media, is that BdP is “seeking to avoid

As passengers booked with Portugal’s TAP airline are cancelling reservations “en-masse”, criticism for pilots who have called a looming 10-day strike is coming from all sides.

Prime Minister Pedro Passos Coelho has said the strike puts TAP

Superjudge Carlos Alexandre is reported to be calling for another three months of “internal secrecy” in the case of Operation Marquês - the investigation that has seen ex-prime minister José Sócrates remanded in jail suspected of various counts

Fifty-nine year old Nigel Jackson - accused of murdering his partner Brenda Davidson and burying her in the garden of their Alcalar home - is quoted today as denying that he killed her.

According to reports in the UK’s Daily Mirror and

The Algarve’s musical fraternity is in mourning this week after the tragic death of 48-year-old guitarist Miguel Drago, killed in a head-on collision on Sunday afternoon (April 19) on one of the most notorious stretches of the EN125 “road of

A Portuguese merchant vessel registered in Madeira is reported as having rescued the only survivors from last weekend’s tragedy off the Libyan coast where as many as 900 men, women and children are thought to have drowned.

As EU leaders

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A PSP agent working the nightshift at Faro airport was found shot dead on Tuesday morning.

Algarve musician dies in head-on collision on ‘death-trap’ EN125
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The Algarve’s musical fraternity is in mourning this week after the tragic death of 48-year-old g

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A young woman died and another was left fighting for her life this morning (April 15) in a shooti

Cheeky blog asks if US Secretary of State will also see his Ria Formosa “shack” razed to the ground
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As islanders of Ria Formosa gear up for a deciding moment in the fight to save their homes, a che

Ria Formosa islanders “more determined than ever” after eviction from Parliament
Algarve

Battling Ria Formosa islanders determined to save their homes from government bulldozers have dec

Almargem calls protest to halt “destruction” of Lagos beach
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Ria Formosa islanders “in final countdown”
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World’s “most wanted” include 24 Portuguese
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Twenty-four Portuguese nationals, including two born in China, are on Interpol’s most wanted...

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Ria Formosa islanders “in final countdown”
As the clock ticks towards this...
World’s “most wanted” include 24 Portuguese
Twenty-four Portuguese nationals,...
Coastal towns receive million-euro improvements
A €3.9 million initiative to carry out...