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High winds saw 75% of flights in and out of Madeira’s newly-named Cristiano Ronaldo airport cancelled this week as gusts of up to 80 km/hour made it impossible for airlines to attempt the...

As the crisis in Venezuela lurches every which way, news came over the weekend that Portugal’s ‘senhora liberdade’ was shot in an anti-government demo on Friday.

Maria José Castro, 54 -...

The Algarve's hotel association (AHETA) has reported that the effects of the UK’s decision to leave the European Union are taking their toll on Algarve tourism.

Data shows that the number...

With victims still struggling to receive help and compensation, one Swiss emigré in Zurich managed to raise €21,000 for the victims of central Portugal’s killer fires at Pedrógão Grande in June....

As extraordinary as it sounds a bricklayer who decided to weave his way home on a bicycle when multiple times over the legal drinking limit has seen judges condemn him to as many as 230 days in...

Portugal’s anti-oil movement got a new ‘kick in the teeth’ this weekend, as elsewhere national media focused on oil giants Galp ‘pulling out of three concessions in the Peniche block’ and...

A 14-year-old boy is simply thanking his lucky stars today that he didn’t drown. Tiago Silva’s face shows how close to disaster he came: he has two serious welts on his head and neck and...

Another blistering weekend is forecast, especially in the Algarve where temperatures are due to reach maximums of 38ºC on Saturday (August 5).

“Moderate winds” and very high UV levels mean...

Prime minister António Costa has pledged his government is fully committed to transforming the condition of Portugal’s forests so that they are less vulnerable to wildfires.

It’s a...

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