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Pioneering 'nautical station' for Praia do Barril

A pioneering nautical station, offering all things fun on-the-ocean-wave at Tavira's Praia do Barril, is the focus of a joint initiative backed by beach resort Pedras d’el Rei and the University...

PC sales drop year-on-year

Personal computer sales have dropped nearly 18% this year and may be approaching the end of their life-cycle.

Forecasts by IDC consulting company predict that approximately 627,000...

It is presented as the “sexiest industry in Europe” and has meant that Portugal’s footwear industry has trounced French champagne for a prestigious award.

Portugal’s bid for support and...

“The time has come to look very closely at Portugal”. The sentence came from deputy prime minister Paulo Portas, who was speaking at a conference with Vice-President of the European Commission...

Staff at bankrupt Moviflor furniture outlets throughout Portugal will be coming out on strike on Sunday. At issue are the non-payment of wages and bonuses - and the fact that bosses are planning...

EC fines banks €1.7 billion for interest rate scandal

The European Commission has fined six banks a record €1.7 billion for forming illegal cartels to manipulate global interest rates.

The banks participated in “illegal cartels in markets for...

Green energy product wins international award

A Portuguese materials engineer has created an innovative generator able to supply energy fuelled by the wind and the sun. Pedro Ruão's device has won him the Altran Foundation for Innovation...

The importance of long-term relationships

Many British nationals have made their home in Portugal and when you consider the lifestyle and attractions, it is easy to understand why. However, there are some drawbacks. You have to deal with...

Portimão Arena will be hosting the second Global Underwater Explorers conference over the weekend of December 7 and 8. The event, which is considered to be the largest underwater tourism meeting...

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