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Dinner and quiz

Algarve’s animal protection association APAA is holding its first event of 2014 – a dinner and quiz in Silves on January 29.

The event will be held at Paulo’s Restaurant (opposite the Roman...

Ideias do Levante, Lagoa’s cultural association, is holding an Opera Night entitled ‘Love and Seduction’ at Faro’s Teatro Lethes on February 14 and 15, to mark Valentine’s Day.

Starting at...

Money problems prevent youngsters from furthering their education

Portugal has one of the highest percentages of young people who want to continue their studies but do not have the money to do so.

According to an EC-backed study by global strategic...

Ten districts under yellow alert

Ten districts are under yellow alert – the third most grave of a list of four – with predictions of heavy rain and rough seas. According to IPMA, the Portuguese institute of Sea and Atmosphere,...

Alcoutim’s guitar classes continue

Alcoutim Câmara has renewed its cooperation deal with the Algarve Guitar Association (AGA), enabling children and teenagers in the parishes of Alcoutim and Martim Longo to continue with their...

Good news for hepatitis C sufferers

A pioneering new treatment for people suffering from hepatitis C will be made available in Portugal this month - two years after its use was approved by the EC.

Boceprevir will improve...

Ex-minister runs over pedestrian on zebra crossing

Former government minister João Cravinho admitted to being in shock last week after running over a pedestrian on a zebra crossing on Avenida Gago Coutinho in Estoril.

The pedestrian - a man...

OECD survey very positive about Portugal

Despite ongoing moans and groans from people up and down the country, Portugal seems finally to have shed its 2012 nickname of “Poortugal”. A recent OECD survey has concluded that the country will...

Tears of pride as ‘CR7’ Ronaldo receives Ballon d’Or

“There are no words to describe this moment,” an extremely proud Cristiano Ronaldo said as he tried in vain to hold back tears of emotion on being awarded FIFA’s coveted “Ballon d’Or” at the...

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