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Scientists at the University of the Algarve’s department for biomedical sciences and medicine have discovered a compound that “could help create a drug that would be an alternative to chemotherapy...

Algarve tourism boss Desidério Silva has joined the chorus of New Year optimism, telling Lusa news agency that the region’s hotels are nearly completely booked, especially between December 28 and...

Wednesday’s heavy rain in the Algarve highlighted a new ‘health service’ disgrace: leaks into rundown consulting rooms, to the extent that at least one doctor has appeared in national newspapers...

“Four down, eleven to go” – anti-oil campaigners got an early Christmas present this week with news that the government is finally listening to them. The controversial licences covering 14 of the...

The small village of Ferreiras in Albufeira is hosting a ‘Peace Light’ ceremony this Sunday (December 18) at the São José church at 4pm.

It is based on the ‘Peace Light from Bethlehem’...

It is a brand new marine biology laboratory that promises to put the University of the Algarve (UAlg) at the forefront of European marine science.

Included in the network of the European...

Hotel workers in the Algarve will be given basic life support training following a partnership between the Algarve tourism board (RTA) and regional health authority (ARS). The goal, they say, is...

Over 10 ‘living statue’ street artists – people who can keep stationary poses for several hours at a time – will be out in force in Lagoa’s busy Rua 25 de Abril and Largo 5 de Outubro on December...

Lille and Nice will be linked to Faro Airport starting June 9, 2017, British low-cost airline easyJet has announced. The new routes to the French cities will be served by three weekly flights on...

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