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Foreign influx vital to Portuguese economy

Foreign influx vital to Portuguese economy

With locals leaving the country to find work in more developed economies, the number of foreigners choosing...

Faro bike festival ends but questions remain

Faro bike festival ends but questions remain

The 36th annual Faro motorbike festival is over and a more normal, bumper-to-bumper, pace returns to the...

Ruling on Britons' island home opens the way for €15 million compensation bill

Ruling on Britons' island home opens the way for €15 million compensation bill

The dream of owning a home on the Ria Formosa island of Armona, lies in tatters for...

Portugal rearms military in €700 million spending round

Portugal rearms military in €700 million spending round

The Ministry of Defence has authorised a spend of €700 million to modernise the Armed Forces with...

Over 1,200 firefighters battle 31 blazes in Portugal this weekend

Over 1,200 firefighters battle 31 blazes in Portugal this weekend

The high alert status for most of Portugal is well deserved as over 1,200 firefighters battle 31...

Portugal signs deal with Mozambique to boost shipping and ports

Portugal signs deal with Mozambique to boost shipping and ports

In a bid to boost investment and strengthen bilateral relations, Portugal and Mozambique have signed a memorandum...

Algarve gets additional emergency response teams for summertime accidents

Algarve gets additional emergency response teams for summertime accidents

Should the worst happen, the Algarve now has a further seven ambulances and two specialised motorcycles to...

Silves farmers get vital water supply boost as new connection is authorised

Silves farmers get vital water supply boost as new connection is authorised

Finally, Parliament has found time to approve the resolution to connection the agricultural water supply from the...

'In defence of women's rights' - Spain's El País ditches 'contact' classified ads

'In defence of women's rights' - Spain's El País ditches 'contact' classified ads

One of Spain’s top newspapers, El País, is to stop publishing classified ads for sexual services, acknowledging...

Thousands of PT workers demonstrate outside Lisbon head office

Thousands of PT workers demonstrate outside Lisbon head office

The gripe is not really against PT, whose workers last went on strike over ten years ago,...

Former TAP boss charged in €25 million Angolan money-laundering scam

Former TAP boss charged in €25 million Angolan money-laundering scam

Portugal’s public prosecution service has accused seven people of involvement in corruption, money laundering and document forgery...

President bestows 'Grand Cross of the Order of Liberty' on Aga Khan

President bestows 'Grand Cross of the Order of Liberty' on Aga Khan

In first public event of his Diamond Jubilee, Aga Khan is bestowed Portugal’s Grand Cross and an...

Poland plans to scrap Bilateral Investment Treaty with Portugal

Poland plans to scrap Bilateral Investment Treaty with Portugal

On 18 July 2017 the Polish Council of Ministers submitted a draft proposal to parliament allowing the...

Groundforce returns to Faro airport after a seven year absence

Groundforce returns to Faro airport after a seven year absence

Groundforce Portugal, the passenger assistance, lane operations and air cargo company, has just announced its triumphant return...

Latest Features

Enjoy ten years of tax-free pensions in Portugal

Enjoy ten years of tax-free pensions in Portugal

Many Britons have discovered that the Algarve is a fantastic place to...

The cost of taxi travel in 80 cities across the globe

The cost of taxi travel in 80 cities across the globe

The 2017 Taxi Price Index shows that Zurich, Switzerland has the world’s...

Dane plans to expand exotic exports

Dane plans to expand exotic exports

A resident Danish entrepreneur, Brian Knudsen, is looking to transform large tracts...

Weekly Currency Forecast

Weekly Currency Forecast

This week sees quite a bit of event risk for the pound....

The Vagus nerve: harnessing the gut-brain connection

The Vagus nerve: harnessing the gut-brain connection

Before reading this article, close your eyes and take a few slow,...

The love of Liquid Gold

The love of Liquid Gold

It is worthwhile focusing on the theme that involves so-called liquid gold....

Fires - another €50 billion and 64 lives will soon be forgotten

Fires - another €50 billion and 64 lives will soon be forgotten

Since 2004 I have published, first in a regional newspaper and then...

July in the garden

July in the garden

July is another good month for enjoying the garden rather than for...

Tapada do Infante medieval village near Odiáxeire, Lagos,  shows life as it really was

Tapada do Infante medieval village near Odiáxeire, Lagos, shows life as it really was

The medieval village is back near Odiáxeire with tournaments, birds of prey...

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Feeling hot? Not? You want to be?

Feeling hot? Not? You want to be?

Do you wait all year for summer to arrive, for long sun filled days, warm rays to bronze your winter...

From East to West

From East to West

This week Portugal’s leading online estate agent Beverywhere.com has a selection of fantastic properties for sale in the Algarve, from...

Conveniently Located Family Townhouse with Pool, Terrace & Carport

Conveniently Located Family Townhouse with Pool, Terrace & Carport

Situated in the increasingly favoured neighbourhood of Brejos and ideally located for all the amenities of Albufeira, you’ll find this...

Exclusive Algarve Villas' July Newsletter

Exclusive Algarve Villas' July Newsletter

Stunning villas for sale this July throughout the Central Algarve - Vilamoura, Albufeira, Boliqueime, Carvoeiro and Lagos.

NEW to the market! An Individually designed Country Cottage on a substantial plot

NEW to the market! An Individually designed Country Cottage on a substantial plot

Located in popular Paderne - twenty minutes from beaches, nightlife and golf in and around Albufeira. Just a few minutes drive...

Vale d'Oliveiras appoints new manager as resort enters growth phase

Vale d'Oliveiras appoints new manager as resort enters growth phase

Vale d'Oliveiras Quinta Resort Spa has appointed the experienced Eduardo Peregrino as operations manager Peregrino previously had served as...

A unique hillside villa capturing sunrise and sunset views

A unique hillside villa capturing sunrise and sunset views

This amazing property is a perfect example of traditional moorish architecture, practically designed and immaculately presented.Designed by well known Portuguese...

Property of the Month - July 2017

Property of the Month - July 2017

Hot summer days have arrived in the Algarve! Skies are sparkling bright blue contrasting against steams of radiant sun. Life...

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