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Environmental organisation Quercus has strongly opposed plans for the construction of a new 18-hole golf course on a 61-hectare plot in Silves.

The environmentalists are particularly upset that it is earmarked for National Ecological

As the countdown to Scotland’s referendum over independence reaches its final dramatic hours, Scots in Portugal have spoken of their outrage over their inability to vote.

Gail and Ross Buchanan are just two of the million Scots that live

Missing || Sunday afternoon saw the authorities call an end to air and sea searches off Sagres for the body of the pilot whose light plane (similar to model shown) crashed south of Baleeira port on Friday morning.

Ports captain Carvalho

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30 new speed cameras planned by 2015

As the state’s zeal for fining its citizens cranks up a few extra notches, newspapers reveal that SINCRO - the national speed control system - will be installing 30 mobile radar units in as many as 50 locations by the end...

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What would you say if you realised that far from being one of Europe’s poorest countries, Portugal is sitting on a massive gold pile?


A young rape victim has vowed to track down the evil Portuguese paedophile who groomed her online for six months before attacking her in a parked c

British man caught with gun in luggage

A British man has been caught trying to board a plane at Faro airport with a gun in his luggage.

Killer hornets en-route for Algarve
Portugal, Algarve

Threat || They are due in Lisbon by 2017, and the Algarve two years later.

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Right Juice hits the big screens throughout the Algarve

The Right Juice, the first English language full-length feature film ever to be shot exclusively...

Fado gala in aid of special needs association

APEXA, an association supporting special needs people in the Algarve, will be holding a special...

Riding for the Disabled welcomes new and seasoned volunteers

Riding for the Disabled will be welcoming new and seasoned volunteers at Pinetrees Riding Centre...