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Parents may sue hospital over child’s appendicitis death

Heartbroken parents of an eight-year-old boy who died from septic shock after an alleged case of misdiagnosis by Portimão Hospital are reported to be considering legal action.

As a full...

In an extraordinary display of civic tolerance, we hear that a “group of citizens of Portimão” is organising a farewell dinner for Manuel da Luz – the former president of Portimão Câmara, leaving...

British Vice Consul Clive Jewell speaking at the PSP-organised seminar
Minister of Internal Administration Miguel Macedo attended a seminar in the Algarve on issues related to security and what needs...

Councillors have demanded an urgent meeting to discuss the latest cuts to social services in Quarteira.

The “partial closure” of Quarteira’s social services office means that now many...

Council chaos to follow State Budget?

In an interview with Barlavento newspaper over fall-out from the new State Budget, Algarve PS deputy Miguel Freitas has predicted municipal chaos for the region, with services grinding to a halt...

English resident and recent Telegraph BMW Junior Golf Championship runner-up Nathan Brader, together with João Carlota and Gonçalo Pinto on his last amateur appearance,...

The picturesque town of São Brás de Alportel is about to get a spanking new main square and general urban face-lift.

São Brás council has awarded...

Despite the constant mantra of ‘there is no money’, the Algarve’s coastline is set to receive a whopping €5.4 million face-lift - and further afield, up to €200 million is...

A family residing in Faro claim they are being forced into financial ruin as a result of exorbitant electricity bills charged by electricity provider EDP. Although they claim not to use the...

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