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Starting this week police will be out in force in a new operation designed to catch speeding drivers.

Operation TISPOL will run until Sunday (August 24) and involve 1,300 officers equipped with speed monitoring equipment.

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Nurses, doctors and other health professionals up and down the country will be going on a 24-hour strike this Friday (August 22). Already in Santarém, some have begun a four-day stoppage. In the Algarve - now teeming with visitors - services will

Investigation || Sir Cliff Richard has maintained a low profile in Portugal this week while preparing for a return to Britain to face police questioning about his alleged sexual assault on a young boy.

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Homeless in Porto given jobs as guides

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A bitter bar brawl in the notorious Oura district of Albufeira has left two men dead and another seriously injured.

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Sir Cliff Richard made yet another visit to the Solid Gold Sunday Show at Kiss FM Algarve for a chat with his friend, DJ and radio presenter Owen G

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