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Earlier this year he was condemned by a panel of judges to nine years behind bars for the fires he started in Monchique two years ago that caused thousands of hectares of damage, but last week...

It only took seconds for her aunt to realise what had happened, but in those heart-stopping moments the slight, dark-haired six-year-old had been led metres down the street by the mystery woman...

One of the Algarve’s most ubiquitous musicians, the unmistakable Beto Kalulu - the bright-eyed man with the party hair - will be presenting his life work’s disc “Beto Kalulu 45 Anos de Música” at...

However you like to spell them, Perceves/Percebes (or goose barnacles in English) are the taste of the Western Algarve and a delicacy with pride of place on the table in almost every Portuguese...

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The Ria Formosa Natural Park, Portugal’s seventh natural wonder and a designated Ramsar wetland since 1980, is made up of a network of estuaries, mudflats, lagoons and sand barriers...

With the summer rush now over, roadworks on the Guadiana bridge between Portugal and Spain are once again in force, with bottlenecks, delays and slow-moving guaranteed. According to reports,...

The fires may be out but life in Monchique will take years to return to ‘normal’, with cork and medronho production among the sectors of the local economy worst affected. Say producers, medronho...

Sagres fishermen have sounded the alert over the “very degraded state of Baleeira port”. The cement jetty is visibly crumbling, exposing iron reinforcement which in turn is rusting, while the...

The towns of Lagos and Olhão are to start operating their own municipal police forces from 2019.

In the case of Lagos where locals have been pushing for more police presence, the force...

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