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More than 11.000 Portuguese who have emigrated to Germany in search of a better life now face extradition.

The news comes as Berlin approves new laws to clamp down on what it calls “social tourism”.

The laws involve withdrawing

It was a star-studded night. The Algarve’s first film premiere, showcasing a made-in-Algarve feel-good comedy-drama, packed Faro’s municipal Teatro das Figuras to the gunnels. By 8.30pm, crowds were already thronged around the foyer, reeled in by

Graveyard workers are in hot water after they were found to have walked away leaving human remains shielded only by the green plastic lid of a rubbish container.

For readers who do not yet know, in Portugal burials do not spell ‘Rest in

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Government approves dizzying “fiscal witchhunt”

In a desperate bid to swell State coffers, fines for shops and businesses are being doubled - in some cases, they will be tripled.

According to Diário de Notícias this morning, the Council of Ministers that...

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11.000 Portuguese “at risk of extradition”
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More than 11.000 Portuguese who have emigrated to Germany in search of a better life now face...

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It was a star-studded night. The Algarve’s first film premiere, showcasing a made-in-Algarve...

Half-exhumed human bones found “hidden” under refuse bin lid
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Graveyard workers are in hot water after they were found to have walked away leaving human...

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