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Illegal trade in dangerous dogs continues despite 2003 legislation

Illegal trade in dangerous dogs continues despite 2003 legislation

The four-year-old girl attacked by a Rottweiler in Matosinhos on Tuesday has lost part of her scalp. Her...

Lagoa Wine Show starts this Friday

Lagoa Wine Show starts this Friday

Despite the argument still raging over Lagoa council’s unilateral decision to call its municipal area the Capital...

Pestana plans 450-bed hotel in Alvor, Portimão

Pestana plans 450-bed hotel in Alvor, Portimão

Pestana Group is to build its largest 5-star hotel in Portugal as plans advance for the €30...

Portugal ranks highly for 'freedom of the press'

Portugal ranks highly for 'freedom of the press'

Portugal ranks 18th in the 2017 Freedom of the Press Ranking, up five places from last year,...

'Madeleine McCann and the media' by Len Port

'Madeleine McCann and the media' by Len Port

The most reported and discussed missing person case ever recorded is still not only a highly contentious...

Santander confirms that 'swaps' sky-high interest rates continue as before

Santander confirms that 'swaps' sky-high interest rates continue as before

The story so far: there are 'swap' agreements between Santander Totta and nine of Portugal's publically owned...

Four-year-old seriously injured by unleashed Rottweiler

Four-year-old seriously injured by unleashed Rottweiler

The owner of a Rottweiler that attacked four-year-old girl this Tuesday morning, has been interviewed and is...

Scottish Judge says abducted Portuguese girl 'can stay in Scotland'

Scottish Judge says abducted Portuguese girl 'can stay in Scotland'

A Portuguese man whose daughter was “wrongfully removed” from Portugal to Scotland by her mother has failed...

Illegal Portuguese cannery caught in Interpol-Europol swoop

Illegal Portuguese cannery caught in Interpol-Europol swoop

More than 300,000 cans of canned fish products were seized in Portugal during an Interpol and Europol...

Algarve lifeboat service busy in early season rescues

Algarve lifeboat service busy in early season rescues

A catamaran that was drifting around in the Ria Formosa last Friday had to be rescued and...

More Algarve clifftops demolished on safety grounds

More Algarve clifftops demolished on safety grounds

The Portuguese Environment Agency (APA) claims to have recorded thirty rockfalls at Algarve beaches since last summer,...

Tavira mayor fails to restore Pego do Inferno after five years of waffle

Tavira mayor fails to restore Pego do Inferno after five years of waffle

The area surrounding Pego do Inferno, the waterfall and pool in the Tavira countryside, was burned to...

Ban on further eucalyptus forests enrages Portugal's pulp industry

Ban on further eucalyptus forests enrages Portugal's pulp industry

The government ban on planting new eucalyptus forests is a “huge loss to the Portuguese economy,” according...

The Algarve's Roman port of Balsa now being studied by specialist team of archaeologists

The Algarve's Roman port of Balsa now being studied by specialist team of archaeologists

The Roman city of Balsa, in the eastern Algarve's Luz de Tavira, at last is being professionally...

Latest Features

Why April 25th is a holiday - the Carnation Revolution and the events of 1974

Why April 25th is a holiday - the Carnation Revolution and the events of 1974

Freedom Day, Revolution Day or simply, Carnation Day, the 25th of April...

Volunteer Marshals wanted for Portugal Golf Open - May 11th to 14th

Volunteer Marshals wanted for Portugal Golf Open - May 11th to 14th

The Portugal Open Golf has returned to the Algarve with the...

Weekly Currency Forecast

Weekly Currency Forecast

Event risk will move the exchange rate...There are quite a few pieces...

Algarve movie fundraising campaign close to target with just days to go

Algarve movie fundraising campaign close to target with just days to go

They’re at it again and with three days to go, the push...

Bensafim Solar Plant to be paid for by taxpayers

Bensafim Solar Plant to be paid for by taxpayers

Following news of a massive solar project in eastern Algarve borough of...

afpop Seminars - Dignified Dying in Portugal

afpop Seminars - Dignified Dying in Portugal

One of the things that most of us don’t like to think...

Are you legal in Portugal? Rules on residency for citizens of the EU, EEA and Switzerland

Are you legal in Portugal? Rules on residency for citizens of the EU, EEA and Switzerland

Following her widely read article, 'Become a Portuguese citizen AND keep your...

Tavira Christian Centre

Tavira Christian Centre, Algarve: services in English every Sunday at 10.30am, in...

Portugal - Tax Regime 2017

Portugal - Tax Regime 2017

It was greatly anticipated and there was much speculation that the Portuguese...

Premier FX Acquires Global Currency Service Limited

Premier FX Acquires Global Currency Service Limited

The acquisition adds breadth to Premier FX’s customer base and provides expansion...

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Property

Peaceful Patroves or Marina Living: the choice is yours at Cerro Novo

Peaceful Patroves or Marina Living: the choice is yours at Cerro Novo

NEW on the Market! If you thought you'd never find a cozy villa with lovely communal facilities and a great...

Property in Portugal continues to look like an increasingly solid investment

Property in Portugal continues to look like an increasingly solid investment

“Slow but steady” is an accurate description for Portugal’s property market right now. While that may fail to excite high-risk...

Cerro Novo of Albufeira are Recruiting!

Cerro Novo of Albufeira are Recruiting!

Cerro Novo are one of the central Algarve’s longest established Real Estate Agents and are a truly full-service agency offering...

Exclusive Algarve Villas - April Newsletter

Exclusive Algarve Villas - April Newsletter

This month's hot properties from Exclusive Algarve Villas, in business for over 11 years.

NEW to the market from Cerro Novo

NEW to the market from Cerro Novo

A modern, well presented two bedroom apartment in Pêra. Pêra is a traditional central Algarve town with plenty of quaint, winding...

International Premium Real Estate Agents Engel & Völkers Inaugurates New Office in Vilamoura

International Premium Real Estate Agents Engel & Völkers Inaugurates New Office in Vilamoura

The new location is intended to serve the increasing number of high-end property buyers and sellers in the much sought-after...

Portugal Property Conference, London - 9th May

Portugal Property Conference, London - 9th May

SAVE THE DATE! The Portuguese Chamber’s 2017 Portugal Property Conference will take place on Tuesday 9th May in the Alfred...

Spanish property interest hits three-year high

Spanish property interest hits three-year high

Interest in Spanish property surged to a three-year high at the start of 2017, reveals TheMoveChannel.com's latest Hotspots Index. The...

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