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An Irish tourist has claimed he was “robbed and kidnapped” by a taxi driver and two accomplices in Lisbon, according to Correio da Manhã newspaper.

The 27-year-old says the taxi trio stole €600 from him after forcing him to reveal his bank

Portugal’s Public Prosecutor’s Office (PGR) has confirmed that searches were conducted at Loulé City Hall on Thursday afternoon (July 2) relating to Operation Marquês, which involves jailed former prime minister José Sócrates and an alleged multi

The vice-president of one of Portugal’s biggest football clubs FC Porto has been made an ‘arguido’ (official suspect) for his alleged connection with a private security company being investigated for violent criminal activity in the Porto

Another heat wave is expected to start today (July 3) in Portugal, with temperatures set to reach 35ºC and possibly higher in some areas of the Algarve, Alentejo and Central Portugal over the weekend and all through next week.

According to

Five men have been arrested in connection with the brutal beating and stabbing of a PSP police officer in Moita, Barreiro, on June 28.

A video of the attack was posted online (https://

Portugal’s southwest coast could soon be classified as a ‘World Heritage Site’ by UNESCO.

The bid is being presented by the four municipalities in the Algarve and Alentejo that make up the Southwest Alentejo and Costa Vincentina Natural

In what has been considered a “deadly blow” to the project, Portimão’s municipal assembly has approved a motion calling for the immediate suspension of the development plans for Quinta da Rocha, the 200-hectare estate near the Ria de Alvor

Tourism and hotel officials are expecting another “remarkable year” for the Algarve. With hotels already doing better than last year, hopes are that a number of new air links to Faro, increased promotion in the Spanish market and the fact that

Warning yet again that it will have “disastrous” consequences on the region, six Algarve business associations have announced they will be lodging another injunction against the construction of IKEA’s mega shopping complex near Loulé.

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