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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 (

Although he put on another exceptional display of football last season, Portuguese football star Cristiano Ronaldo failed to win his second ‘Best Player in Europe’ award yesterday (August 27), being beaten by Argentine arch-rival Lionel Messi. He

Following the breaking story yesterday on former Benfica driver José Santos’ connection to a Colombian cocaine trafficking network, further details of the two-year judicial police investigation have emerged, flagging further suspects in the multi

With the clock ticking, interior minister Anabela Rodrigues has been pulling out all the stops to halt the police “work-to-rule” which threatens to lose the State millions of euros worth of income in traffic fines during the month of September.

Portugal is “just a few years away” from having a network of stadiums promoting horseracing with bets which could channel €300 million into the economy every year. Construction, employment, agriculture, tourism - the list of winners is endless,

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