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Algarve industries forgotten by government, say PCP

Portugal’s Minister of Agriculture has been reminded by the PCP parliamentary group that the Algarve is still waiting for a series of projects to be implemented to support its agriculture and...

October was a good month for the region’s hotels with occupancy rates at 60.9%, representing a 7.9% increase on figures for the same period last year.

Provisional data from Algarve...

A Tory minister avoided paying tax by using an offshore company to buy his Algarve holiday home in Vale do Lobo, the Daily Telegraph has claimed – and now the Finanças are investigating.

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Fado and African beats

Every other Thursday night there is a Club Evening at the Galeria Arte Algarve in Lagoa. The last event was on November 7 with Fado star Ondina Santos, who enthralled the audience.

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Another fisherman has tragically fallen to his death from cliffs on the west coast - bringing the number of fatalities this year to three.

Fernando Sequeira, 45, born in Silves, fell while...

The PSD/Algarve has come out in force against government plans to cut €3 million from Algarve council budgets.
In the unenviable position of being expected to accept what comes down from...

Salgados lagoon is much sought after by birdwatchers and nature lovers

Despite a 22,000-strong environmental petition and hundreds of protesting emails, the government has gone ahead regardless and given the green-light to plans for a huge tourist development...

Audit called for loss-making Fatacil

It used to be considered the largest most important fair in the country - but the bottom line is that Lagoa's prestigious Fatacil has been losing money hand over fist. Now the borough's new mayor...

PET scans algarve

The Algarve and Alentejo regions find themselves out in the cold when it comes to sophisticated medical screening, like PET (Positron emission tomography) scans.

Of the 12 centres for...

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