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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....

A 19-year-old girl who used a thermal insulated bag to steal mobile phones from shopping centres was caught red-handed by police at Forúm Algarve. A spokesman explained how the specially-designed...

Cop shop cleaning lady ‘cleaned’ mobile phone stash

A cleaning lady took her job too seriously at the PJ branch where she worked in Lisbon, literally cleaning detectives out of their stash of stolen mobile phones. The employee helped herself to 30...

Olhão budget vetoed by opposition

Opposition parties have vetoed the draft budget presented by the Olhão ruling PS party at the municipal assembly recently.

The proposed budget suggested spending of €32 million - €8 million...

Woman living in entrance hall of building

A shocking tale of desolation and abandon hit national media sources last week when it was reported that a 66-year-old homeless woman from Portimão has been living in the entrance hall of a local...

Swim for Shoes 2013/14, the annual event to swim or paddle in the Atlantic Ocean in Armação de Pêra, has raised more than €1,100 for new shoes for children in care.

On Christmas Day the...

Road hazards: watch out for the horse

Since the horrific accident over Christmas when four people were killed as a result of a horse wandering on the highway near Évora, police have warned that horses generally are being found...

Student assembles 3D printer to boost his university application

A student from the International School of the Algarve near Porches is leading a school team project to assemble a ‘RepRap’ 3D Printer.

The 3D printer will provide valuable experiences for...

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