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The Portuguese government has issued a “rare executive order” to stop the four-day strike TAP workers have planned for the Christmas and New Year period.

Called a “requisição civil”, it means 70% of the airline’s workers – the amount

A riverside tourist development is being offloaded by Alcoutim council for a starting price of €1.3 million.

Despite its “excellent location” on the margin of the Guadiana River, the 7,920sqm ‘Estalagem do Guadiana’ has struggled to thrive

Two years after the fire that destroyed seven stores at Portimão’s Retail Park, AKI’s brand new 3200sqm store opened last week (December 10) in Cabeço do Mocho in Portimão, just across the street from the town’s Retail Centre.

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A string of arrests at Faro Airport has raised questions over a possible new route for illegal immigration between the Algarvean capital and Dublin, Ireland.

Four foreigners were arrested last weekend after attempting to board flights to

It is the latest crisis to the country’s law enforcement agencies.

The GNR and PSP combined reveal this year numbers are down by more than 1,000 agents. But worse, of those that remain, 47% are over the age of 40 and so not “with the

The Eagles supporters in Portugal were in good voice last Sunday (December 14) as they crowded into bars and cafés to watch Benfica record their first league victory away at FC Porto for nearly 10 years.

A goal in each half from Lima did

Over 120,000 passengers booked to fly TAP between Christmas and New Year are scrambling to change their reservations as unions confirmed last night the fifth strike this year to hit Portugal’s national airline.

At issue is the government’

Never before has Lagoa’s Christmas fair attracted so many visitors!

Despite Saturday's rainfall, the 2014 edition of the fair last weekend was hailed a rip-roaring success, attracting “more visitors than ever before".

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You’ll be spoiled for choice if you’re planning to spend New Year’s Eve in the Algarve.

The region is hosting a variety of New Year’s events centring on firework displays, concerts, DJ parties, and much more, with Lagos, Lagoa, Albufeira,

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