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A suspected drug trafficker - one of seven men targeted in a police swoop near Faro yesterday - remains on the run this afternoon, with as many as 40 police agents on his trail.

The 30-year-old, described as armed and dangerous, managed

In a week where killings and killers filled Portuguese newspapers, one story has particularly hogged the headlines. It centres on a man handing himself in to police saying: “I don’t want to kill any more people” - while another serves jail time

The environmental impact study (EIA) of a project to build a five-star hotel in the area of Zambujeira in Monte Francisco, Castro Marim, will become available for public consultation starting November 3.

The project is led by entrepreneur

In perhaps the most bizarre twist yet in the ongoing CITIUS-collapse scandal, Portugal’s Minister of Justice has now accused two IT technicians of sabotage.

As union boss Fernando Jorge has been quick to point out: “Sabotage? Why? To what

As a date has finally been set for the opening of a government commission of inquiry into the BES banking scandal, news comes that José Maria Ricciardi - leader of BES International (BESI) and cousin of former BES boss Ricardo Salgado - is “

Wednesday October 29 saw NATO on high alert all over Europe as Russian war planes invaded Portuguese, Norwegian and Turkish air space, and in UK an unresponsive Russian-built cargo plane on an apparent uncharted course for London sparked moments

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No one will be thinking about winter as the clocks go back this weekend.

Holiday tragedy as man drowns in Carvoeiro
Algarve

A holiday excursion to Carvoeiro ended in tragedy this week when a 65-year-old member of the group drowned off Carvoeiro beach.

Double murder: The day a “quiet” man went berserk and destroyed his family
Portugal

Described as “a quiet, reserved man”, father-of-two António José Teixeira went berserk in a frenzied knife attack this week that left two dead, and

“Oily Eurocrat” Barroso retires on millionaire pension
Portugal

He has been cast as the “villain of the piece” in the latest “shock” coming out of Brussels - and described as an “oily Eurocrat from the land of s

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Three people - including two bikers and a decorated war hero - died last weekend on Algarve roads.

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