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Despite all the bad winter weather, no sooner did the sun come out this week than authorities were warning of “very high” fire risks in five Algarve boroughs.

According to IPMA (the...

Insurance company Ocidental S.A. suffered an embarrassing defeat in the British High Court last week when a judge ruled that an horrific accident in which a British couple was mown down as they...

Two Algarve buildings have been given "monument of public interest" status by the Portuguese government.

The Igreja e Hospital da Misericórdia (church and hospital) of Faro and Mercado de...

President Cavaco Silva booed in Silves

It was another surreal political moment. Talking to journalists after a whistle-stop tour of Algarve agricultural initiatives last week, President Cavaco Silva affirmed: “One cannot ignore the...

Carrying on from its ‘Consulate in the Community’ events last year, the British Vice Consulate in Portimão is organising three consular events, entitled “Consular One Stop Shop”, in March and...

If you’re in the mood for some nice hot bread and fresh local cheese this weekend, it might be worth stopping by Vaqueiros, in Alcoutim...

Small rent-a-car companies based at Faro airport say they face ruin over plans to charge stiff “extra service fees” this season.

The plans were announced by national airport operator ANA in...

Deep-rooted discrimination and disaffection persist between the Gypsies and the wider public in Portugal, but there are signs that the ethnic divide is crumbling. Leading voices on both sides are...

Estádio do Algarve

The Algarve Tourism Board (RTA) was overjoyed to hear that Gibraltar’s national football team would be facing Germany, Ireland,...

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