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The government’s dizzying fiscal witchhunt (as reported in the Resident at the beginning of September) has now set its sights on dog breeders.

It is a move that has set alarm bells ringing in kennels up and down the country - and one that

Long- or short-hop flying is certainly not getting any easier. News this week is that TAP boss Fernando Pinto is finally being called to Parliament to explain the endless delays and bad press that have tarnished TAP’s image as the nation’s

Environmental organisation Quercus has strongly opposed plans for the construction of a new 18-hole golf course on a 61-hectare plot in Silves.

The environmentalists are particularly upset that it is earmarked for National Ecological

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Proposal to make Portuguese government green

The idea to buy MPs and government departments 1,250 electric cars and hybrids by 2020 was put forward this week by Jorge Moreira da Silva, Minister for the Environment, Energy and Territorial Planning.

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What would you say if you realised that far from being one of Europe’s poorest countries, Portugal is sitting on a massive gold pile?


A young rape victim has vowed to track down the evil Portuguese paedophile who groomed her online for six months before attacking her in a parked c

British man caught with gun in luggage

A British man has been caught trying to board a plane at Faro airport with a gun in his luggage.

Killer hornets en-route for Algarve
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Threat || They are due in Lisbon by 2017, and the Algarve two years later.

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