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Portugal’s Socialist (PS) party is “on the point” of overtaking both coalition parties when it comes to people’s voting intentions for 2015 - but Passos Coelho still maintains a personal lead over PS leader António José Seguro.

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May 8 promises to be a very bad day for anyone who needs to travel by rail.

Hundreds of workers are expected to support the day-long train strike called in protest to government plans for the merger of Portugal’s road and rail networks.

The number of foreigners using the Easytoll system, designed to collect A22 tolls automatically from drivers with foreign licence plates, nearly doubled last Thursday (April 17) compared to the same day in 2013.

According to the national

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The Algarve is being increasingly sought-after by Scandinavians.

Its “golf, nice weather, hospitality and lower cost of living and taxes” is the region’s main attraction, says Peter Morawetz, a Swedish lawyer...

AMAL slams regional investment plan

“Unsatisfactory” is the word chosen by AMAL (the Algarve Municipalities Association) to describe the government’s...

Azeites Monterosa awarded international gold medals

Azeites Monterosa in Moncarapacho, Olhão, has been awarded with three gold medals at the prestigious New York...

April 17, 2014

Directed by: Marc Webb; Starring: Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone, Jamie Foxx; Genre: Action |...

Canadian-born writer John Gibson will be holding a book signing session on Saturday, April 26, at AlgarveShopping's...

A blue Renault 8 Gordini was the first winner of the Rally de Portugal. Back in 1967, on its very first edition, the...

The five-star Sheraton Algarve Hotel & Pine Cliffs Resort is officially launching its Annabel Croft Tennis...

Pingo Doce seeks partners for new outlets

Portuguese supermarket chain Pingo Doce is seeking people keen to become partners in outlets away from urban centres...

Prison guards strike as scabies threatens jails

As prison guards demonstrated in Lisbon on Friday (April 18), a union blog warned that outbreaks of scabies and...

I seem to be on a bit of Dão run at the moment, the region that is still most undeservedly out of fashion but keeps...

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Pingo Doce seeks partners for new outlets
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Socialists ‘looking good’ for 2015 elections
Portugal’s Socialist (PS) party is “on...