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A new air link connecting Bragança in the north of Portugal to Portimão – and stopping off in Vila Real, Viseu and Tires (Lisbon) along the way – is on the drawing board and could be ready this...

Madeleine: police cordon off scrubland in Praia da Luz

Police investigating the disappearance of Madeleine McCann have this morning cordoned off an area of scrubland on the western edge of Praia da Luz as the seven-year investigation enters what has...

While hospitals all over the country are cutting back on facilities, Portimão’s Barlavento today (June 2) opens its new-look casualty department with no less than 27 extra beds where patients can...

Albufeira stabbing takes bizarre new twist

Released from hospital with her lower back and buttocks swathed in bandages, Albufeira stabbing victim Clara Corrigan has talked to journalists about the frenzied attack suffered last Thursday and...

In an odd move by the Ministry of Internal Administration, journalists were barred from attending the “Algarve Summer Security” conference on Wednesday (May 28) in Faro. The “revelations” told by...

British woman stabbed repeatedly in Albufeira

A British woman aged 40 was rushed to hospital yesterday morning after being repeatedly stabbed in the holiday resort of Albufeira. She was discharged later that day, confirmed a source from Faro...

Former Loulé Mayor receives prestige award

Former mayor of Loulé Seruca Emídio was awarded at a gala event held by the nation’s fire service in Lisbon at the weekend. Receiving his award for prestige, Emídio joined many others on the...

Ikea's environmental impact study criticised by Quercus and ACRAL

Environmental group Quercus and business association ACRAL have criticised the environmental impact study (EIA) put forward for the IKEA outlet planned for Loulé, saying the study was conducted by...

Police drop charges against Portuguese couple fighting for return of their children

In an epic day’s work, McKenzie Friend litigators have won a pivotal battle for beleaguered Portuguese parents desperately fighting British authorities to win back custody of their five children “...

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