Your daily news portal

Top Stories

After months of uncertainty and a full-scale investigation into corruption which still sees key players in varying forms of custody, the Portuguese government has revamped the entire Golden Visa programme.

Presenting new rules and radical

Seven people suspected of being part of hacker group ‘Anonymous Portugal’ were arrested by PJ police this morning (February 26) in the metropolitan areas of Lisbon and Porto.

The suspects, aged between 17 and 40, are accused of several

The Portuguese government is having a hard time convincing people that 2014 was a “record-breaking year for tourism”. Just yesterday (February 25) at Lisbon’s tourism fair BTL representatives of Portugal’s hotel association (AHP) claimed the

The Portuguese government has confirmed it is trying to help an 18-year-old Portuguese transsexual who has been ordered to pay a €478 fine for “transvestism” and is currently being held in Dubai.

“From the moment we heard about the case

Five European countries, including Portugal, have been placed under the “watchful eye” of Brussels due to their “macroeconomic imbalances”, the European Commission (EC) announced yesterday (February 25).

In the case of Portugal, it’s

PSP police in Loures are mourning the loss of two young officers who were killed by a train yesterday (February 25) while in pursuit of two burglar suspects.

The tragic accident happened at around 11.30am when officers Santos, 23, and

Zoomarine (Best Park/Company of Tourist Entertainment) and Vilamoura Marina (Best Marina) were the two Algarve representatives that brought home an award from this year’s Publituris Trade Awards, held on Wednesday (February 25) during the BTL

Spanish police are searching for two men who are reported to have driven away in a car with a Portuguese licence plate after using explosives to rob an ATM machine in a bank in Pontevedra.

According to Spanish news agency Efe, the robbery

2014 has been hailed by regional and national authorities as a “record-breaking” year for tourism, but the truth is there is a lot more that could be done to improve the sector.

André Jordan, variously dubbed the Father of Algarve Tourism

Most popular news in the last 7 days

Police arrest seven in connection with hacker group ‘Anonymous Portugal’
Top Stories

Seven people suspected of being part of hacker group ‘Anonymous Portugal’ were arrested by PJ pol

Nike says ‘no’ to CR7 sports footwear
Portugal

Portuguese football star Cristiano Ronaldo launched his special brand of ‘CR7 Footwear’ this week

Portugal’s leaders divided over Juncker’s criticisms of the troika
Portugal

Hours after EC president Jean-Claude Juncker declared the troika had “sinned against the dignity

Algarve

Two Indian men have been hospitalised with “serious burns” after a gas bottle exploded in a home

“Francesinha” named one of Europe’s top 10 flavours
Food

The “Francesinha”, Porto’s legendary meaty sandwich, has been considered one of “Europe’s top 10

Algarve

It seemed worse than it actually was but a small fire that broke out today (February 25) behind t

Latest in Portugal Resident

WIN WIN WIN! CALLING ALL GOLFERS!
Sport

The Resident is offering its readers the chance to win a dozen Srixon AD333 Golf Balls, courtesy...

Offshore tax evasion in the headlines
Markets

The issue of using offshore bank accounts to hide funds and income from the taxman has been back...

Prawn and monkfish pasta stew
Food, Recipes

My favourite comfort food for this cold weather is a warm bowl of stew.

A seafood pasta...

Letters

Dear Editor,
I’ve worked in the hotel business for over 40 years – practically my whole...

Letters

Dear Editor,
It is great to see the positive attention that Portugal is receiving abroad...

Golden Visa  corruption “an evil of the past”,  says deputy PM
Top Stories

After months of uncertainty and a full-scale investigation into corruption which still sees key...

News Stories

WIN WIN WIN! CALLING ALL GOLFERS!
The Resident is offering its readers...
Offshore tax evasion in the headlines
The issue of using offshore bank...
Prawn and monkfish pasta stew
My favourite comfort food for this cold...