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Roman Villa awarded public interest monument status

Alcoutim’s riverside Roman Villa of Montinho das Laranjeiras, some 8km away from the town, has been given the status of ‘monument of public interest’ for its architectural and historic...

Just one week after the tragic incident on Meco beach when six students were swept away from the beach to their deaths, the rough seas have taken another six lives. A 7-metre sport fishing boat,...

GNR boost Christmas traffic patrols

From December 21 onwards, the GNR will be out in force on the nation’s roads watching for any traffic violations.

Talking to Correio da Manhã newspaper today, Captain Marco Cruz said 1,476...

A new drink-drive law comes into effect on January 1 effectively slashing the current limits on alcohol intake.

Whereas now all drivers in Portugal are allowed a level of 0.5 g/l of alcohol...

cantina olhao

Olhão municipal authority has ensured that no needy child attending primary schools in the borough would go without a nourishing lunch each day during the Christmas holidays.

Until January...

Aljezur

Around €10 million is the budget approved for Aljezur municipality in 2014, with priorities being the redevelopment and modernisation of its schools and the promotion of nature tourism.

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Smooth Irish bailout exit bodes well for Portugal?

In a week when Ireland made history for being the first European country to exit a bailout programme, Europe’s focus has turned to Portugal. The big question is: can this country hope for the same...

Passos Coelho hints pension cuts still possible

Refusing to be drawn into any instant decisions, Prime Minister Pedro Passos Coelho announced today (December 20) that his coalition government must “still study solutions” to the veto to across-...

It was a complete fiasco by any standards. The controversial government test designed to assess teachers’ knowledge - and make them pay for it - collapsed in ignominious scenes yesterday (December...

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