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The first day of talks with the troika brought one good piece of news: Portugal’s exorbitant gas bottle prices may finally be brought in line with far cheaper prices in neighbouring Spain.

Reporting on the news, Correio da Manhã writes

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.

The results

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.

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SEF fails to break IMF boss’ stride

It may have been a good try, but frontier staff working for the Portuguese border and immigration control police (SEF - Serviços de Estrangeiros e Fronteiras) failed to stop International Monetary Fund (IMF) boss Subir...

Last call

The Algarve’s unusual but racy return to the 80s and 90s begins today (April 25) at the Algarve International...

Alcoutim’s first-ever gastronomy festival, entitled ‘Sabores da Serra ao Rio’ (Flavours from the Mountain to the...

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...

Around 150 people donned running shoes at the weeend for the ‘Challenge Algarve’ races, which took place in Castro...

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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Around 150 people donned running shoes...
SEF fails to break IMF boss’ stride
It may have been a good try, but...
Last call
The Algarve’s unusual but racy return...