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Moroccan visit

Moroccan Ambassador to Portugal Karima Benyaïch visited the Algarve on May 6 and 7 to strengthen ties with regional authorities, companies and institutions.

During her stay, the Moroccan...

Infralobo vs homeowners: the fight continues

In their most recent move to contest “disproportionate and unfair” water charges, homeowners in small developments around Vale do Lobo have sent dozens of letters to the national water regulating...

Fire prevention

An agreement that will see hunters contributing to the prevention of forest fires has been signed between Castro Marim council and local hunting associations.

The municipality will provide...

Faro heart unit in the limelight

After a “winter of discontent” within the Algarve health service, Faro Hospital has emerged smelling of roses. Tourism bosses have voted unanimously on a motion congratulating the hospital on its...

UPDATE: Madeleine: “Earth-diggers everywhere” an exaggeration

A little more than a day after UK tabloids suggested earth-diggers would be “everywhere” in a heightened police search for Madeleine McCann in Praia da Luz, Sky News has reported that it is “...

Lack of doctors shuts Loulé emergency centre

Dozens of people faced chaos on Friday last week as Loulé's emergency unit closed its doors.

A small notice explained: "There are no doctors available, please go to Faro Hospital."

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One of the country's most financially-strapped councils, Portimão is on tenterhooks waiting for €133 million in loan money.

Staying afloat, says the town's Mayor Isilda Gomes, is "extremely...

Algarve youth can at last do military 'service' day in Portimão

At last, young Algarvians forced to take part in National Defence Day (Dia da Defesa Nacional) can do so closer to home.

A new protocol signed by the Mayor of Portimão Isilda Gomes and the...

According to the latest tabloid stories coming out of UK, Metropolitan police investigating the disappearance of Madeleine McCann are about to start digging in three areas in Praia da Luz - the...

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