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Choppy sea rescue off Algarve coast

Maritime rescue services scrambled in rough seas last Saturday to rescue an Ethiopian seaman off a chemical carrier, 75 kilometres west of Cape St Vincent.

The distress call came in from...

Lagoa father runs over son’s classmate

A father in Lagoa is being investigated for having run down one of his son’s classmates.

GNR police are trying to determine whether the running over was intentional or just accidental....

An end to Portimão Urbis?

Around 150 jobs hang in the balance but the situation is “untenable”. “There have to be changes,” mayoress Isilda Gomes was talking about Portimão Urbis, the beleaguered municipal company set up...

The grisly discovery of a small foetus greeted a curious local who decided to investigate a plastic bag down a well near Azinhal in Castro Marim on Friday last week.

According to Correio da...

Government forgets Algarve's 'road of death' ... again

The good news is that the ports of Portimão and Faro and the Algarve rail network are all earmarked to receive millions of euros to bring them up to scratch. The bad news is that the EN125 road...

Bring on the campers, says Algarve tourism boss

Algarve tourism and development entities are joining forces to create more welcoming conditions for motorhomers arriving in the region.

In a recent meeting between the CCDR (regional...

Rise in passengers at Faro Airport

The number of passengers leaving or arriving at Faro Airport grew 5.4% in 2013, according to data presented by the administrator of Portuguese airports operator ANA.
On a national level, the...

Quarteira-Vilamoura boardwalk on track

Passeio da Duna, the long-awaited boardwalk connecting Quarteira with Vilamouta has been given the go-ahead.

Loulé council has awarded the project to Proap, an architectural landscape firm...

Eusébio street in loulé

Loulé council has approved a proposal to name a street or avenue after recently-deceased national football star Eusébio da Silva Ferreira.

In a press release, the municipality explained...

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