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As we look forward to 2015, it is an appropriate time to reflect on the progress that has been made concerning the fight against crime over the last few years and the challenges that we all face...

Cloud computing – three years ago most of us had never heard of it. Now, whether we realise it or not, most of us use it every day. What is cloud computing? What does it do for us? Is it safe?...

Welcome to the January night sky. Low on the south western horizon soon after nightfall on cold clear January evenings we have a rare opportunity to see the elusive planet Mercury.

This...

When the French Army under Marshal André Masséna abandoned the Portuguese border fort at Almeida on May 10, 1811, the allies had finally driven the French out of Portugal. By that time Portugal...

Football, reality TV and celebrities among most popular Google searches

Football, reality TV and the death of celebrities were the most popular topics Portuguese people searched for using Google in 2014. How to make “easy money” and details of next-gen cell phones...

Fado com História opened in October and on Friday, December 5 the museum was opened formally in the presence of the President of Tavira Câmara, Jorge Botelho.

Fado com História is located...

The popularity of online shopping continues to grow every year as consumers discover the savings that can be made in comparison to traditional bricks and mortar retailers, and the fact that we can...

The story of AHA, Associação dos Historiadores do Algarve

In common with many other expatriates living in the Algarve, we found when we arrived here that our knowledge of Portuguese history...

When I was little we had long lines of Christmas cards hanging in the lounge as part of the Christmas decorations. My father-in-law still sends over 30 cards but this appears to be a dying custom...

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