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It has taken months of pressure, but at last the EC has pronounced on the ongoing fight to get the government to deal with the hundreds of public buildings, many of them schools, blighted by the existence of asbestos - the cancer-causing building

As Eurostat reports that Portugal’s deficit has increased by 7 billion - tipping it six full percentage points over the government’s expectations - a damning new report commissioned by the IMF has concluded that austerity, when all is said and

Problems assailing the Grupo Espírito Santo and impacting on the country’s BES bank have prompted Spanish bankers at BBVA to pull-out of their much-publicised bailout from Portugal.

According to Spanish newspaper El Confidencial, BBVA has

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Nick Cole, an Anglo-Australian dentist who has a long association with the Algarve, narrowly escaped death when his sailing boat collided with an o

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Road toll revenue has increased 9.3% in the first half of this year compared to the same period last year, Portuguese road authority Estradas de Po


Just as Portugal’s border police reinforce their presence at Faro and Lisbon airports for the summer months, news emerged this week that an interna


The Kiss Fm studios in Albufeira were manic on Sunday, July 13 with Owen Gee's Solid Gold Sunday Show featuring very special guests - Her Excellenc

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