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CIA director John Brennan said in October 2015 that he was “outraged” when a hacker broke into his personal email account but added the attack highlights how everyone’s personal data is vulnerable...

Welcome to the March night sky. This is the month of the spring equinox when the sun passes the celestial equator travelling northwards. It marks the end of winter in the northern hemisphere and...

In this month’s feature, I would like to cover the reasons why crime should be reported to the police, the various categories of crime which determine how that can be reported as well as the...

As I left the aeroplane in Faro in May 1997 and sniffed the air, I felt that I had come home. A strange feeling in a tourist … which disappeared in Olhão, our first projected stopping off point...

Welcome to the February night sky. This month the early evening heavens are dominated by the gas giant planet Jupiter. This planet is just one month away from opposition and this means that it...

Portugal’s IGAC (cultural activities inspectorate) has just pulled the plug on 50 new sites that it considers “violate the rights of the author and related rights in the digital environment” after...

Much has happened during 2015, a year that has been highlighted by forest fires and the flooding in the Algarve. The year has also been marked by some significant crime arrests and drug seizures...

Welcome to the January night sky. This month the nights are long and dark, with the winter Milky Way well in view. This band of faint starlight can be seen in the south and passes almost overhead...

Being half English, half Portuguese, as children at Christmas we had the best of both cultures. Here, the Christmas build up is relatively modest, no overly decorated houses, simple shop displays...

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