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Police will be taking a “tamer” stance at this year’s Faro bike rally, it has been guaranteed.

Authorities’ “repressive attitude” at last year’s rally led the president of the Motoclube de Faro José Amaro to threaten he would stop

American newspaper The New York Times has included Lisbon’s Rua Nova do Carvalho – also known as Rua Rosa – on the list of its ‘favourite streets in Europe’.

“For decades, streetwalkers and sailors were the main denizens of Rua Nova do

The 6,500 signature petition that demanded the suspension of the A22 highway tolls in the Algarve was rejected this week by the PSD/CDS-PP coalition and the PS and will not get the chance of any debate in Parliament.

The petition – put up

Health Minister Paulo Macedo is promising big changes to laws regulating alcohol and tobacco. The idea is to cut down on the number of illnesses suffered nationwide.

Some of the more controversial proposals involve banning smoking in all

Definitely scoring points as the bids for ownership of Novo Banco are lined up on the basis of who is offering most, Fernando Ulrich - boss of BPI - has announced that he has been “shocked” to see Portugal used as “China’s aircraft carrier into

As PJ police hone in on another former government representative in the Golden Visa scandal, anti-corruption boss Guilherme d’Oliveira Martins has been talking of the “terrible phenomenon” that is corruption in Portugal.

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As the clock ticks towards the day government-backed bulldozers are scheduled to start knocking down their homes, Ria Formosa islanders made a last ditch appeal to Faro mayor Rogério Bacalhau, and heard - to their delight - that two legal bids

As the current minister for internal administration toured the Algarve opening new security facilities, her predecessor was thrown into the corruption spotlight for his role in the scandal centring on the illegal trading of Golden Visas to

Portugal’s lacklustre weather is expected to continue this weekend, with cloud-filled skies and moderate temperatures.

Rain is forecast in many areas – especially on Saturday (April 18) in the north – but if we’re lucky there could be sun

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