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Welcome to the August night sky. This month is great for seeing planets in the early evening.

Over in the west, the planet Venus is still visible high and bright in the constellation of...

By the time you read this article, the critical fire period will be upon us. Let us hope that we do not experience the tragic fires of last year that resulted in the death of so many people and...

Welcome to the July night-sky. The gas giant planet Jupiter is still well visible high in the southwest in the late evenings. It can be seen shining with bright steady yellowish light. It’s also...

This is the first of a two-part feature concerning Safe Communities Portugal’s “Safe Tourism 2018” campaign.

This week I will focus on raising the standards of safety and security in short...

Lagos, with its modern marina and small roads, where almost every other building is a bar or restaurant, is today one of the most popular tourist towns in the Algarve, but how many know its...

Welcome to the June night sky. This is the month of the summer solstice when the Sun is as far north in the sky as it can ever get and, therefore, it will be at its highest altitude at local...

It’s a 21st century fairy story, the engagement of an English Prince to an Afro-American actress. Controversially, the historian and journalist Mario de Valdes asserts that Meghan will not be the...

The annual crime statistics released by the government in early April showed that overall reported crime in the Algarve increased slightly from 21,505 cases in 2016 to 21,907 last year (1.8%) and...

In my previous article on Portugal’s Role in World War One, we saw how the two divisions of the CEP (Corpo Expedicionário Português) fared in the muddy, cold trenches in a Flanders winter. In this...

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