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Met returns to Algarve to interview Madeleine ‘suspects’

Just a couple of weeks since their high-profile dig at three sites in Praia da Luz, Metropolitan police officers searching for clues into the disappearance of Madeleine McCann are back in the...

Algarve nurses claim the future of the region’s methadone service is at risk and that centres that administer the substance to drug-users may close down.

Their concern stems from changes in...

In a bid to prevent a repeat of 2012’s wildfires which destroyed nearly 27,000 hectares of land in the east Algarve, six forest watchmen have been deployed to the fields and woodlands around...

A tender to carry out improvement works on Tavira’s Ermida de São Roque church, located near the fire department, has been launched by the town hall.

The revamp project, valued at around €...

Huge confusion surrounds the trial of three England football fans, due to start in Albufeira tomorrow (July 1).

The men - none of whom are believed to be on their way to Portugal - were...

Free waste disposal at Lagoa municipal dump

Lagoa || In a new bid to stop people from dumping garden waste and other types of oversized household waste near bins “or anywhere they like”, Lagoa municipality has announced free disposal in...

Santos Populares festivals celebrated in the Algarve

Saints || Portugal’s traditional Popular Saints celebrations will bring two big parties to Lagoa and Carvoeiro this Friday and Saturday night (June 27 and 28).

Organised by the union of...

Traces of the sun in Monchique

Monchique || An exhibition of paintings by Traute Schmaljohann is taking place at the Porca Preta Gallery in Monchique from July 18 to August 15.
Traute Schmaljohann was born in Germany...

Benagil’s stunning cave makes it onto world’s ‘top coolest’ list

Benagil’s beautiful sea cave is listed in the world’s “Top 10 Coolest Caves” published this week by American online newspaper The Huffington Post.

Describing the natural rock formation, the...

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