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Portugal’s beautiful Madeira Island has been considered one of the “10 best islands in the world” by visitors of travel website Tripadvisor.

Placing sixth, Madeira is one of the only two European islands on the list, alongside Santorini (

It was an epic day, and along the way we heard islanders on Farol “love the Resident”.

“Since you started writing these reports, I have to reserve a copy, or they simply run out”, a delighted campaigner Vanessa Morgado told us.

The son of a British expat whose mutilated body was found buried under concrete in her own back garden has spoken out about how his 72-year-old mother “lived in fear”.

Dean Davidson, 49, was on his way to the Algarve last week when British

On the eve of one of the most emblematic events in the Portuguese calendar Loulé administrative court has freed scores of Ria Formosa islanders from the immediate threat of losing their homes.

Today (Friday April 24) was to have been the

The quality of cancer care including “prevention, diagnosis and treatment” in Portugal varies from region to region, say a majority of health professionals (74%).

“Unequal” access to cancer care is actually “the biggest health concern” for

The 34-year-old man suspected of “sexually abusing” three children aged 13 and 14 in Lagos will await trial in preventive custody, PJ police has announced.

Not much is known about the man’s alleged crimes. PJ police say only that he is

Super judge Carlos Alexandre was back in the limelight yesterday as he grilled another businessman suspected of involvement in the complex web of intrigue centering on former Socialist prime minister José Sócrates (pictured) and many millions of

The Bank of Portugal has ordered the suspension of all operations at Money One and Transfex currency exchanges as police launch a huge investigation into drug-trafficking and money-laundering potentially linked to international terrorism.

Silly season stories will be compounded this summer by the fact that Portugal also faces a general election.
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