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Foreign entrant dies in Triathlon

Despite its success, this year’s Praia da Luz triathlon was struck by tragedy.

One of the entrants, a 57-year-old foreign woman, died after becoming unwell during the swim.

According...

Islanders buoyed by appeal to PS leader António Costa

As he made a campaign trip to Faro on Saturday evening, PS leader António Costa was taken by surprise by a posse of Ria Formosa islanders, using every tactic in the book in their 11th hour bid to...

Brits already forking out en-masse for Maddie cop libel appeal

After what many consider the bombshell of a judicial decision last week, British supporters of the former Portuguese policeman ordered to pay the parents of Madeleine McCann €500,000 euros in...

Faro Câmara calls for resignation of Ria Formosa “demolition man”

In a packed council meeting in which no-one minced their words, Faro Câmara approved last night a motion calling for the immediate removal of Polis Litoral’s “universally-loathed” demolition man...

Ria Formosa update: call for resignation of “demolition man” Sebastião Teixeira

News just in to the Resident as the country clocks off for Labour Day weekend is that a council meeting in Faro this evening will debate a PS resolution calling for the resignation of Polis...

Amaral to appeal as Portuguese start reacting to McCanns’ “libel win”

Confirmed by journalist Len Port today, Gonçalo Amaral is set to appeal against the vast sum of damages awarded against him in the civil action for defamation taken out by the parents of Madeleine...

UPDATE: Two Canadians and one Nepalese among injured in horrific EN125 crash

One Nepalese and two Canadian tourists were onboard the bus that crashed into a house fronting the EN125 between Guia and Zoomarine this morning (April 30), killing the driver.

The...

One dead and eight injured in horrific tourist bus accident on EN125 near Guia

One person has died and another eight are injured after a bus carrying tourists crashed into a house on the side of the EN125 between Guia and the Zoomarine theme park this morning (April 30)....

A young British man was quite literally the butt of a joke in very bad taste during a stag night party in Albufeira on Friday night (April 24).

According to Correio da Manhã, the man’s...

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