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Petition || Hoteliers and restaurateurs met in Pombal this week to draw up the latest round of battle-plans in a bid to save their sector from its lingering death.

As ever, the ‘scourge’ in their midst was the country’s “sky-high” IVA (

UPDATE || Passos Coelho has been warned to deal rapidly with damning allegations that he pocketed €150,000 when prohibited from earning more than his parliamentary salary, and then failed to declare the income to the tax authorities.

Two families were torn apart at the weekend as strong waves and currents buffeted the coast.

In Póvoa do Varzim the difficult conditions swept a 61-year-old teacher to his death as he struggled to save his wife. And in Vagos, in the

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Climate marches

It was nothing like as high profile as the marches in other towns and cities throughout the world, but citizens concerned over climate change took to the streets of Rossio in Lisbon, as well as in Faro and Porto on Sunday...

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Police raid on ‘possible jihadist’ reveals stash of weapons and drugs in Algarve

The day before international news media covered the story of authorities in Australia rounding up jihadists said to be planning gruesome terrorist


Long- or short-hop flying is certainly not getting any easier.

Tolls furore

Administrative charges for drivers who have unpaid tolls have seen debts soaring through the roof.

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Hotel hosts blood and bone marrow drive

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International success for Jóia do Sul olive oil

Award || Jóia do Sul, a small company owned by a couple based in Albufeira, has seen its extra...

Richard Mayson talk to the Algarve Wine Society at Vila Monte

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Carvoeiro boardwalk opens with open-air auditorium in pipeline

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Hotel hosts blood and bone marrow drive
Vilamoura || Hotel Tivoli Marina...
International success for Jóia do Sul olive oil
Award || Jóia do Sul, a small company...