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Even though December was the only month in 2016 in which bookings dropped in the Algarve, hotels are celebrating an overall 6.6% increase compared to 2015.

The positive data was not hurt by...

It is now easier for police, firefighters and civil protection authorities in Portimão to communicate during emergencies. Over €25,000 has been invested by Portimão council in the purchase of new...

A new firefighting team described as “pioneering” in Portugal will be on call at Lagoa’s fire station “24 hours a day, seven days a week”.

Entitled ‘Brigada de Intervenção Permanente’, the...

Another €7,000 has been donated to charity by ‘Portimão Summer Experience’, a nightspot set up in Praia da Rocha last summer.

The nightclub had already donated €30,000 in August as part of...

The blossoming of almond trees, often considered one of the Algarve’s most beautiful natural events, is the main attraction of a walk scheduled for Sunday, February 5 in Cumeada de Alta Mora,...

In a report issued today, Portugal’s Attorney General has concluded that Portfuel - the company owned by millionaire Sousa Cintra - has no right to see its expenses repaid as a result of the...

In a concerted effort to stop plans for two Algarve ‘mega-kennels’ at polar-opposite ends of the region, animal protection groups have launched an appeal for dialogue.

They say “a new...

Campaigning Ria Formosa islanders are calling for help this weekend as the estuary they have fought so long to remain a part of has been blighted by a mystery slick of yellow and white foam.

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In the run-up to municipal elections, Olhão’s former PS mayor Francisco Leal is back in hot water - along with four former colleagues - accused of the crime of ‘prevarication’, reports national...

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Despite spats in parliament, Portugal’s...