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With the British Prime Minister Teresa May receiving royal assent to trigger Article 50 last week and formal notification to Brussels of Britain’s decision to leave the European Union by the end...

An unusual couple of entrepreneurs is seeking ‘new blood’ to take a simple yet extraordinary project to assured success.

Nick and Stella Downs have been working for years on perfecting...

Turning tragedy on its head, the rural community of Monchique celebrates World Tree Day today remembering “an important tree that was part of our day-to-day for centuries” but which became sick...

A campaign to encourage people to hand in second-hand books is running until the end of this month, ahead of the launch of Portimão’s fifth “Há Livros no Mercado” fair, going ahead over Easter in...

After the heartwarming day of protest in Lisbon last month (...

Lagoa’s rundown 16th century convent of Nossa Senhora do Carmo – which has stood crumbling and abandoned for so many years – is to be rescued by a well-known local family.

“Our plan is to...

Paulo Morgado is the Algarve’s new health boss, replacing João Moura Reis as the president of the regional health authority (ARS Algarve).

Morgado is a 56-year-old doctor who has worked at...

Hotels in the Algarve are expecting a busy weekend as holidaymakers travel to the region to enjoy a short carnival break.

And as the government has allowed public sector employees to take...

Portugal’s local municipal elections will be taking place in just eight months’ time and thousands of foreigners may be eligible to vote without being aware of it. For the ins and outs of how to...

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