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Algarve ports register successful 2013

Algarve’s ports – Faro, Portimão and Vila Real de Santo António – registered growth in all areas of business from exports to cruise tourism, reports Lusa news agency.

For Faro, it was the...

A 16th century Portuguese manuscript that contains a drawing of what appears to be a kangaroo could change Australian history.

Some researchers suggest this curious drawing could prove that...

PSD isolated over same-sex adoption

A political row has erupted over a PSD-backed proposal for a referendum on same-sex adoption - with the party’s CDS coalition partners leaving it firmly out in the cold.

CDS parliamentary...

Loulé shops organise their own ‘Black Friday’

Several shops located on Rua Maria Campina in Loulé will be offering 50% off on their products as part of a ‘Black Friday’ initiative that will take place this Friday and Saturday (January 17/18...

Man, 80, killed in hit-and-run accident in Aljezur

Police are on the lookout for the driver of a white Renault car who is believed to have run over and killed an 80-year-old man riding a bicycle in the area of Moinho da Légua in Aljezur.

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Algarve hospital director accused of “threats and blackmail”

More than 80% of the doctors under his charge have accused him of “threats and blackmail” and of “degrading patient care in the Algarve”, but Pedro Nunes remains resolute, saying the ongoing...

Doctors under fire for fraud and deception

In less than a week, several doctors up and down the country have hit the headlines for frauds involving millions of euros, fictitious patients, stolen medication and bogus companies. In Lisbon,...

Home sweet home

New Year, new venue, new manager, new hope. Just three days before the crucial home game against V.Setúbal, SC Olhanense were informed by the Portuguese Professional Football League that they...

Mystery of dead body found in oven

Youngsters playing air softball made a horrific discovery in a disused factory near Braga at the weekend. A foul smell led them to the body of a young woman, naked and stuffed into an industrial...

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