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Man, 80, killed in hit-and-run accident in Aljezur

Police are on the lookout for the driver of a white Renault car who is believed to have run over and killed an 80-year-old man riding a bicycle in the area of Moinho da Légua in Aljezur.

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Algarve hospital director accused of “threats and blackmail”

More than 80% of the doctors under his charge have accused him of “threats and blackmail” and of “degrading patient care in the Algarve”, but Pedro Nunes remains resolute, saying the ongoing...

Forestry protocol

Alcoutim Câmara has signed a forestry agreement with the “Associação Cumeadas” to ensure conservation on a number of levels. The €10,000 agreement will go towards reducing fire hazards,...

Lagoa Mayor thankful

The President of Lagoa Câmara Francisco Martins has issued a press release thanking all those who helped clean-up storm damage throughout the borough after the high seas at the beginning of the...

Minor quake hits East Algarve

An earthquake measuring a magnitude of 3.2 on the Richter scale hit Vila Real de Santo António on Sunday night (January 12), reports the Portuguese Institute of the Sea and Atmosphere.

The...

Castro Marim public lighting vandalism

Forty street lights were vandalised recently in Castro Marim’s pretty garden of ‘Colina de Revelim de Santo António’.

The damage, which amounts to thousands of euros, is all the more...

Drunk motorcyclist attempts unsuccessful bribe

PSP police last week arrested a 43-year-old Moldovan man who tried to bribe GNR officers after running a red light.

According to a Correio da Manhã report, it was around 7pm when the man...

Drunken GNR officers arrested after taking pot-shots

A night out on the town in Lagos last week ended badly for two off-duty GNR officers who got carried away in a car and started taking pot-shots into the sky. Apprehended by PSP colleagues, the duo...

Loose horses killed in Olhão

Two wandering horses have been killed in separate accidents in the space of half-an-hour in Olhão last week. The problem of loose animals causing havoc on roads seems to be spiralling. These last...

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