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After all the fuss and fury that it was introduced at all, Lisbon council has announced that it will be withdrawing its €1 tourist tax, as of next budget (September or October this year).

Making the story even more farcical, the

Coming thick and fast now in the wake of IMF laments (click here), national headlines announce that “we’ve

Idanha-a-Nova’s Boom Festival gets underway this weekend with that State collaborating in a service that organisers are convinced could save lives.

The “drug control tent” is promoted by SICAD (the entity sets up to combat addictions) and

There was standing room only at the “information session” held in Barão de S, João mid-week - and in the middle of the afternoon - in a bid to calm local concern over the stripping of hectares of countryside to make way for yet another massive

Portugal’s parliament has yet again rejected two proposals to scrap the Algarve’s A22 motorway tolls which were presented on Wednesday (July 18) by left-wing parties Bloco de Esquerda and PCP.

The proposals were voted against by PSD and PS

It’s one of those crazy things that happen because Europe has a different 3-digit code for emergency calls to the United States, and even UK.

The Partnabi family, on holiday from the US, found themselves stuck in a lift in Lisbon and ‘

The Algarve is expecting a weekend of pleasant beach weather with clear blue skies and temperatures ranging from 27ºC to 30ºC unlike most of the rest of Portugal which is in for gloomy weather and milder temperatures.

The forecast was

Portugal’s automobile club (ACP) has recommended “simple, quick and low-budget roadworks” to eliminate six accident blackspots in the Algarve where 38 people died between 2010 and 2017.

ACP says the works would cost a total of €149,700 and

A Portuguese entry to the Kennel Club’s “Dog Photographer of the Year” award has won the category “Man’s Best Friend”.

Snapped by a woman (Joana Matos), it shows a “Portuguese Podengo crossbreed bonding with her owner”.

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