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Alcalar murder update: British man arrested as autopsy reveals new horrors

The British woman whose severely decomposed body was found buried under a concrete slab in her Alcalar garden on Tuesday had suffered “various blows to her neck with a cutting object”, it was...

Tourist, 60, “violently” mugged in Praia da Rocha

Crime || A 60-year-old Norwegian tourist was brutally beaten and robbed in the early hours of Sunday morning (January 4) in Praia da Rocha, Portimão.

The attack took place shortly before...

British man arrested after wife’s body found buried in Algarve garden

An autopsy was ongoing as we went to press on Wednesday to determine the cause of death of a 70-year-old British expat so far named only as Brenda whose body was found buried under a concrete slab...

British woman believed to have been killed and buried by husband in Alvor

Portimão PJ police are searching for the body of a British woman whom they believe was killed and buried by her husband in the garden of their Monte Canelas home, near Alvor.

According to...

Tango fest returns to Faro

After a successful first event, the Faro Tango Fest will return to Teatro das Figuras on January 16-17 with “even more professional tango dancers than before”.

The main performance will...

Carvoeiro businessman with private arsenal "shopped" by his wife

A 47-year-old Carvoeiro shopkeeper hoarding a private arsenal on his business premises has been arrested for domestic violence.

According to the GNR police, the Portuguese man was found to...

€10,000 incentive to live in Monchique

Monchique council has unanimously approved a proposal to offer €10,000 to young people who want to live in the municipality.

Mayor Rui André explained that the measure aimed at the under-...

Hunt for Bruna Nunes murderer continues

The murderer of 17-year-old schoolgirl Bruna Nunes, found brutally battered and sexually assaulted on waste ground near her home in Aljezur on December 14, is still at large.

PJ police...

Tourism: 2014 a "remarkable year"

Figures || The Algarve’s regional tourism board (RTA) has pronounced itself delighted by this year's “remarkable” results, compared to 2013.

The latest data from national statistics...

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