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Police enter Armação de Pêra home to find drug addict dead and his elderly mother under bed

A 40-year-old Portuguese man said to have a history of drug problems was found dead by PSP police in a house in Armação de Pêra yesterday (August 21). His elderly mother was found uninjured under...

Horrific hoover murder shocks São Bartolomeu de Messines

Elderly || Residents of the Algarvian community of São Bartolomeu de Messines have been shocked to hear how one of their own appears to have brutally murdered his own father, using a hoover tube...

Sir Cliff pulls out of key-giving ceremony in Albufeira

Sir Cliff Richard chose not to attend a ceremony in Albufeira on Wednesday at which he was to be awarded the ‘Keys to the City of Albufeira’, the municipality’s highest honour.

It is...

Holidaymakers caught up in Albufeira knife attack describe bouncer’s last minutes

As details start emerging of the violent knife attack that left a bouncer known as “a peacemaker” dead, and his aggressor “gravely injured”, holidaymakers caught up in the horror have described...

Cortelha celebrates traditional pastry

Sweet || The small inland village of Cortelha in Loulé will be hosting a gastronomic festival on September 6 to celebrate one of Portugal’s favourite pastries – the ‘filhó’.

While there...

Photographic first for multinational group

Presenting an eclectic exhibition of fine quality photographs at ‘Galeria Arte Algarve’ in Lagoa, this is the first occasion that the Algarve Photographers Group (APG) have ventured into a...

Sixty international artists will be presenting their latest art works, including paintings, sculptures and photographs, at the opening of Arte Algarve’s Open XI exhibition.

It is scheduled...

New store selling “high-quality Algarve products” opens in São Brás de Alportel

São Brás de Alportel || It’s named ‘Made In Loco’, represents a €15,000 investment and aims to promote the Algarve’s “high quality products”.

This is how local association In Loco...

Sir Cliff Richard: a villain or a victim?

Investigation || Sir Cliff Richard has maintained a low profile in Portugal this week while preparing for a return to Britain to face police questioning about his alleged sexual assault on a...

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