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The end-of-summer Fire & Ice Party at the Conrad Algarve in Quinta do Lago last Saturday helped raise much-needed funds for underprivileged children in the Algarve.
Organised by local charity ACCA, which describes itself as being "

According to new data from the European Commission, Portugal’s ‘Economic Sentiment Indicator’ fell for the second consecutive month in August, in line with feelings logged throughout the eurozone.
The fall reflects “dwindling confidence in

Two horrific cases of murder-suicide have shocked the country this week - both of them involving women who had finally plucked up the courage to complain about the domestic violence they were being forced to live with.

In Aljustrel, 49-

A new law, due to come into force from December 27, obliges public and private entities to give priority to the elderly, handicapped and “people carrying children”.

It is the kind of law that could have us all investing in walking sticks

Good news came this week in the form of yet another drop in unemployment levels. The national institute of statistics (INE) reports that unemployment is now down to 11.1%. In numbers, this means Portugal has around 567,300 unemployed people in a

Portugal’s judiciary is smarting today following the European Court of Human Rights’ condemnation of what it considers to have been a violation of press freedom. The case dates back to an opinion article that appeared in Visão magazine in 2004,

In commemoration of International Day of the Disappeared today (on August 30) news reports revealed that every year Portugal sees 3500 people going missing. The statistic gleaned from PJ police records came as elsewhere the International Red

Portugal’s federation of taxi drivers has called on the government to “apprehend cars in the service of new mobility platforms” - namely Uber and Cabify.

Despite public support for the businesses that use Smartphone Apps, career cabbies

Gondomar, the scene of the brutal beating of a 15-year-old, is now the focus of a new disgrace. A police chase after four alleged thieves ended with shots being fired, and one man dying from his injuries. The shooting took place after the thieves

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