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Arrests || It was the second time in three years that robbers have mounted a concerted attack on Albufeira’s Liberto’s Disco Bar, but this time they weren’t so lucky.

As in 2011 - when...

São Brás || The Ice Bucket Challenge has been one of this summer’s leading social network crazes, and now it's here in the Algarve.

In fact, it arrived in Portugal earlier this week...

Bar brawl in Albufeira leaves two dead and one seriously injured

A bitter bar brawl in the notorious Oura district of Albufeira has left two men dead and another seriously injured.

The violent outburst on Tuesday night came days after robbers mounted a...

Curtain call for tickets for The Right Juice premiere

It’s almost the last week where readers can buy discount tickets for The Right Juice premiere - the Faro presentation of the first English-language full-length feature film shot exclusively in the...

Vila do Bispo hosts final stage of surfing competition

Surf || Praia da Cordoama in Vila do Bispo will be hosting the last stage of the Algarve’s 2014 surfing circuit competition – Circuito de Surf do Algarve – on August 29 and 30.

Surfers...

Hoteliers praise clampdown on ‘illegal’ renters

Competition || AHETA, the Algarve’s hoteliers association, has publically praised Portugal’s tax authorities for stepping up measures against “illegal” renters this summer.

In June, the...

Silves Medieval Fair hailed success with even more visitors

Success || The 10-day Silves Medieval Festival has been hailed a success by organisers, registering 2.6% more visitors to this year’s event compared to 2013.

A total of 9,000 bracelets (...

Police unrest as French holidaymakers “lay bets” on cop attacks

Albufeira || Police have gone national over the bizarre new fad among visiting holidaymakers to lay bets on cop attacks.

Their appeal follows violent scenes at a rave last week where five...

Lagoa’s stunning Praia da Marinha beach has been named one of the world’s “20 Most Stunning Cliffside Beaches” by American news giant CNN.

It was the only Portuguese beach to feature on CNN...

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