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Drunk motorcyclist attempts unsuccessful bribe

PSP police last week arrested a 43-year-old Moldovan man who tried to bribe GNR officers after running a red light.

According to a Correio da Manhã report, it was around 7pm when the man...

Drunken GNR officers arrested after taking pot-shots

A night out on the town in Lagos last week ended badly for two off-duty GNR officers who got carried away in a car and started taking pot-shots into the sky. Apprehended by PSP colleagues, the duo...

Loose horses killed in Olhão

Two wandering horses have been killed in separate accidents in the space of half-an-hour in Olhão last week. The problem of loose animals causing havoc on roads seems to be spiralling. These last...

Environment minister Jorge Moreira da Silva has announced over 300 ‘interventions’ needed to fix storm damage along the country’s coasts in the wake of Monday’s (January 6) raging seas. He put the...

Council calls for "urgent inspection" of rodent-ridden school

Vila Real de Santo António council has requested an urgent inspection of school buildings ridden with parasites and rodents, amid fears for the health and safety of students and teachers.

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Luís Carito, the disgraced Portimão councillor who hit the headlines for eating paper when his house was raided by the fraud squad, has been allowed back to work as a GP, writes Correio da Manhã...

Parents jubilant

Faro parents who campaigned against changes to school hours which they considered unhelpful to their children have won their battle and are now celebrating good sense. They hang a banner on the...

Straight slide

The number of vehicles travelling the A22 Via do Infante tolled highway has registered a straight slide for the last 33 months.

These latest figures released by the CCDR (commission for...

Lagoa cuts water supply red-tape

Lagoa council has given itself a pat on the back for cutting red-tape in water supply contracts.

In a press release, the municipal authority said the move is "an advantage" for everyone....

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