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Welcome to the November night sky. During this month, the “New Horizons, the First Mission to the Pluto System and the Kuiper Belt” will help us understand worlds at the edge of our solar system...

Portuguese panoramic photography company Digisfera has been taken over by Google.

The deal has been confirmed by the company on its website.

“We’re excited to share that Digisfera is...

When we arrived in the Algarve 17 years ago, Peter and I had ideas about Portuguese history and culture, yet many of our Portuguese novels and poetry books lie on the bookshelves unread. A recent...

Sextortion – advice for parents

When the Polícia Judiciária (PJ) issue a national alert, in this case only the fourth this year, then it is a serious matter; none more serious than their recent one over criminal activities known...

Welcome to the October night sky. This is the month in the northern hemisphere when the clocks go back an hour. It happens this year in the early morning of Sunday, October 25.

The effect...

The Ashley Madison Affair

As soon as the news of the Ashley Madison (AM) hacking scandal broke, I knew that this would be unlike any website hacking incident in the past. Normally the motive of hackers is to take down a...

When Peter and I moved to Portugal 17 years ago, one regret was the fact that Tavira’s churches were generally closed unless there was a service.

We spoke to members of the local council...

Welcome to the September night sky. This month we have the warm days and cool nights of early autumn to enjoy.

We also have the Equinox which is when the Sun crosses the celestial equator...

There are dinosaur footprints on three beaches near Lagos. They were first discovered in 1995 on a flat rock at the western end of Salema beach. Later, more prints were found including at Porto de...

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