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Vehicle crime prevention

For crime prevention to be successful it has to be relevant, timely and well focused. There would be little point, for instance, in writing about the theft of snow shoes here in the Algarve in the...

One of the first actions of the new republic on October 12 1910 was to abolish all 14 of the religious holidays previously enjoyed in Portugal, and to create five national bank holidays: January 1...

From Revolution to Evolution

April 25, 1974 || Overview of policing before and after the Revolution

About a month ago I visited the GNR station in Portimão and saw a group of school children watching the GNR dogs go...

Welcome to the May night sky. This month we have an opportunity to spot the fast-moving planet Mercury. This object is always difficult to see as its orbit means that it is never far from the Sun...

There was a Portuguese diplomat called Aristides de Sousa Mendes, who during WW2 reportedly saved the lives of 30,000 people, including 10,000 Jews. Sadly, this act brought him exile and...

Recently a headline in the UK press caught my eye as a reminder that during festive seasons such as Easter we should all be vigilant in looking after our possessions. It read: “A giant egg which...

Welcome to the April night sky. This month at last we have plenty of activity in the evening sky. Firstly, the giant planet Jupiter, still in the constellation of Gemini, is visible in the east...

Welcome to the March night sky. This is the month of the Spring Equinox when the Sun passes the celestial equator heading north. This marks the end of winter in the northern hemisphere and the...

This article has been inspired by a gentleman from the UK who was on holiday here in Portugal only to find, the day before leaving, money was stolen from him whilst travelling on a number 28 tram...

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