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A shock report has revealed that Portugal’s hospitals are among the worst in Europe when it comes to catching infections. Already, the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation has stressed that thousands die here every year from bugs picked up in hospitals

A group of Algarve associations fighting plans to drill for oil and gas off the Algarve coast have come together to create ‘Plataforma Algarve Livre de Petróleo’ (PALP).

In a nutshell, the group hopes to “defend the Algarve as a

Along with the perils posed by the “deep web”, the world has woken up to the risks posed by “shadow banking” - a murky corner of the financial sector that operates with less restrictions than those imposed on the world’s banks. The problem, say

Following the tragedy of Germanwings flight 4U 9525, in which 150 people died, all airlines based in Portugal are now obliged to ensure they have two pilots in the cockpit of every flight at all times. The announcement was made by Secretary of

In a week when an EU-funded study highlights six Portuguese universities among “the best in the world”, US group Laureate has announced that it is buying up two further national seats of learning. Following its acquisition of Lisbon’s European

A restaurant with a tax debt of €92,000 has seen four cakes “seized” by the Autoridade Tributária (AT). The total cost of the cakes came to €1.20. Taxmen have since agreed that seizing “property” - particularly when it is crème-filled - does not

It was saved from bankruptcy in 2012, but supermarket chain Alisuper is once again in the financial doldrums.

Managed by Grupo Nogueira, the chain claims it is struggling with the Algarve’s “seasonality” and has admitted it is in debt to

As many as 700 people turned up in force in Olhão on Saturday to expose the brutality of ongoing demolitions on the barrier islands of Ria Formosa.

But as the sun shone down on the increasingly media-savvy struggle, the reality of how

A seminar on local lodging as an asset to the Algarve tourism industry is being held on April 21 at Faro’s Escola de Hotelaria e Turismo from 2pm to 6.30pm.

Organised by Safe Communities Algarve and Turismo do Algarve, the seminar will be

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