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Finances || Loulé council will be paying off the €10 million it owes the PAEL financial support programme by the end of this year, in order to lower municipal property taxes (IMI) in 2015.

It’s all part of the council’s plan to “regain

A Colombian drug-trafficker with an unusual spring in his step was arrested in Lisbon airport on Monday, en-route for Madrid. The 27-year-old was found to have 3,600 doses of cocaine masterfully moulded into insoles inside his shoes.


Portugal’s Ministry of Defence confirmed this week that Lisbon’s Portela airport and the US military base at Lajes in the Azores will both be used by America in the latest effort to combat the Ebola virus at source in West Africa.

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Portugal’s traditional blue ‘azulejos’ (tiles) are among the “12 treasures of Europe”, writes the New York Times in yet another article to praise this country for its sights and special traditions. Other European treasures are the hats of London

Following the heartbreaking story of the 13-year-old who carried her younger siblings to safety one-by-one from a house fire before dying from smoke inhalation, PJ police are now understood to be considering charging the girl’s parents with

As many feared, the pomp and circumstance given to assurances that long delayed roadworks on the EN125 would re-start "very soon" was all just a strategic exercise in PR.

The reality for the Algarve's most dangerous road is that

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A heartbreakingly brave 13-year-old girl died tragically this morning after saving her four younger siblings - one of whom is blind - in a house fi

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