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OAP rivals attack each other with hoes

It was a typical land dispute between Portuguese neighbours. Two elderly relatives-through-marriage, both brandishing hoes, met after years of disgruntled silence. Shortly afterwards, they began...

A woman left widowed and with terrible brain injuries after a car accident in Quarteira is seeking damages from the driver’s insurers in a rare case that has been playing out in London’s High...

Silves mayoress ‘reaches out’

Silves mayoress Rosa Palma has started weekly evening sessions in the borough’s various parishes as part of her mission to reach out to the local electorate and hear what is on their minds.

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After weeks of inflammatory stories about the Algarve’s struggling public health service - and a swathe of personal slurs against hospital administrator Pedro Nunes - local Mayor Francisco Amaral...

Tavira fisherman dies as boat capsizes on sandbank

Excess sand that has built up at the entrance to Tavira’s port this winter seems to have been the reason for last Sunday’s fishing boat tragedy where a 54-year-old occasional sailor died.

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Bankrupt Portimão needs €134 million, fast

Portimão council could reach breaking point if it does not urgently receive €134 million, Portimão mayoress Isilda Gomes admitted last week.

In an interview with Antena 1 radio station, the...

Singing nature by Dell'Acqua Trio

Female trio Dell'Aqua Trio will be performing a recital on March 15 in the Municipal Theatre of Portimão (TEMPO) at 9pm.

Cultural association Ideias do Levante is organising the...

Macário Correia

Former Faro Mayor Macário Correia - forced to step down after months of legal wrangling last year - is now taking up a new position as head of ALGAR, the region’s rubbish disposal authority,...

‘Made-in-Algarve’ debates tourism

A round of debates entitled ‘Made in Algarve’ - aimed at ensuring a fair distribution of community funds for 2014-2020 - will be kicking off on February 28 at Lídia Jorge Library in Albufeira....

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