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While Opposition parties are sniping at the government over the number of refugees Portugal is preparing to take in, an Algarve delegation of the Red Cross has said it is ready to allow land it has in Fuzeta to be used for a refugee camp.

Following on from the embarrassment of the Golden Visa corruption furore, Portugal’s immigration service SEF is back in the news today with a sex scandal involving what has been loosely dubbed the “sofa test”.

Female visa hopefuls are

It took nearly 18 years - and the man convicted of murder is now almost 90 years old - but the PSP has finally got him back behind bars.

The elderly fugitive, who skipped a jail in 1997, was rumbled outside Leiria’s Hospital de Santo André

Portuguese media is buzzing today with the story that British prime minister David Cameron is on his way back to Portugal - not this time in his holiday FitFlops - but for a meeting with Portuguese prime minister Pedro Passos Coelho that some

The Algarve woke up this morning to a new pro-oil exploration company, which has not only filched the name of an anti-oil campaign run by a local NGO, it has aligned itself with a man described by UK’s Guardian as an international arms dealer.

It’s a new twist in the nine-month controversy that has seen a former prime minister of Portugal behind bars without any formal charges. Rui Rangel - the high-profile judge who has frequently questioned the justice behind José Sócrates’ continued

Six years after a family-of-five was buried alive by falling rocks on Albufeira’s Maria Luísa beach, the cliffs have once again given way - dropping tons of rubble onto the sands.

The miracle this time is that no one was killed.

Holidaymakers and beachgoers will be glad to hear that August’s last weekend will bring over 30ºC temperatures to Portugal, though, some parts of the country are in for rain and thunder on Sunday, says Portugal’s sea and atmosphere institute (

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