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Sagres ‘perceves’ fishermen in doldrums

A new crisis has hit professional shellfishermen along the Costa Vicentina in the western Algarve. Last week’s powerful wave surge destroyed more than 70% of the stocks of ‘perceves’ (goose...

Faro 1540, an association that works to protect and promote the city’s environmental and cultural heritage, has approved a motion that demands the return of over 90 books that were looted by...

UPDATE: Police track down Aljezur hit-and-run suspect

Police took less than 24 hours to find and arrest the driver of a white Renault car who ran over and killed a 80-year-old man riding a bicycle in the area of Moinho da Légua in Aljezur.

The...

Algarve ports register successful 2013

Algarve’s ports – Faro, Portimão and Vila Real de Santo António – registered growth in all areas of business from exports to cruise tourism, reports Lusa news agency.

For Faro, it was the...

Loulé shops organise their own ‘Black Friday’

Several shops located on Rua Maria Campina in Loulé will be offering 50% off on their products as part of a ‘Black Friday’ initiative that will take place this Friday and Saturday (January 17/18...

Man, 80, killed in hit-and-run accident in Aljezur

Police are on the lookout for the driver of a white Renault car who is believed to have run over and killed an 80-year-old man riding a bicycle in the area of Moinho da Légua in Aljezur.

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Algarve hospital director accused of “threats and blackmail”

More than 80% of the doctors under his charge have accused him of “threats and blackmail” and of “degrading patient care in the Algarve”, but Pedro Nunes remains resolute, saying the ongoing...

Forestry protocol

Alcoutim Câmara has signed a forestry agreement with the “Associação Cumeadas” to ensure conservation on a number of levels. The €10,000 agreement will go towards reducing fire hazards,...

Lagoa Mayor thankful

The President of Lagoa Câmara Francisco Martins has issued a press release thanking all those who helped clean-up storm damage throughout the borough after the high seas at the beginning of the...

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