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Lagos council says lack of doctors has crippled medical services

Lagos council says lack of doctors has crippled medical services

Lagos hospital is not alone is trying to run medical services without enough doctors but it is...

Monchique to convert old buildings into a festival venue and museum

Monchique to convert old buildings into a festival venue and museum

Monchique council is spending €350,000 on buying up an old wood-yard and sawmill in the town to...

US fires warning shot over tax probes

US fires warning shot over tax probes

The United States is becoming increasingly sniffy about the way the EU is conducting tax investigations into...

Algarve - warmest seawater for 35 years

Algarve - warmest seawater for 35 years

The temperature of the Algarve’s seawater was two degrees warmer this July than last, according to the...

Refinancing of Caixa Geral - OK with the Left Bloc as long as there are no job losses

Refinancing of Caixa Geral - OK with the Left Bloc as long as there are no job losses

'Amending the State budget is the natural consequence of the public recapitalisation of Caixa Geral de Depósitos,'...

Birdwatching - overseas promotional activity boost numbers for 'off season tourism'

Birdwatching - overseas promotional activity boost numbers for 'off season tourism'

Publicity and bookings were the two objectives for Portugal’s participants at the British Birdwatching Fair that ended...

Alentejo beating - Portugal formally calls for Iraqi diplomatic immunity to be lifted

Alentejo beating - Portugal formally calls for Iraqi diplomatic immunity to be lifted

Portugal’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs today has called for the lifting of diplomatic immunity covering the twin...

HMRC sharpens focus on offshore tax arrangements

HMRC sharpens focus on offshore tax arrangements

The UK Treasury has put forward proposals to impose stiff fines on offshore tax evaders. The proposed new...

European Commission agrees recapitalisation for Caixa Geral de Depósitos

European Commission agrees recapitalisation for Caixa Geral de Depósitos

Portugal’s government and its European Commission masters have managed to come to an outline agreement to recapitalise...

Portugal to let Iraq decide whether to prosecute twin attackers

Portugal to let Iraq decide whether to prosecute twin attackers

Portugal’s Foreign Ministry has bottled out over the diplomatic immunity row concerning the two Iraqi youths responsible...

Beach disco noise levels are ruining holidays

Beach disco noise levels are ruining holidays

Residents and holidaymakers in Vilamoura and Praia da Rocha have had enough, holidays are ruined, sleep is...

Algarve honey production halves

Algarve honey production halves

The Algarve’s beekeepers say that honey production is down 50% this year due to weeks of rain...

Parents banned from accessing Portugal's paedophile list

Parents banned from accessing Portugal's paedophile list

Portugal’s paedophile list has 5,618 names on it but parents are not allowed to know the details. The...

'Love rat' Lloyds chief unable to say sorry

'Love rat' Lloyds chief unable to say sorry

The Chief Executive of Lloyds, Portuguese banker António Horta Osório, has sent a message to all the...

Latest Features

In case of emergency press the red button - the ASB August get together

In case of emergency press the red button - the ASB August get together

Due to the extremely warm weather the ASB did not participate in...

Euro Weekly Update - August 19th 2016

Euro Weekly Update - August 19th 2016

In a result that could have been awarded by an Olympics boxing...

Why was August 15th a public holiday in Portugal?

Why was August 15th a public holiday in Portugal?

Today's August 15th holiday is the feast day of the Assumption of...

Weekly Financial Update

Weekly Financial Update

Uncertainty is the key. Sterling had another bad week after pretty average...

High electricity prices are choking Portuguese growth

High electricity prices are choking Portuguese growth

Portugal is set to begin phasing out support for utilities generating renewable...

Gerald Grosvenor, 6th Duke of Westminster (1951 - 2016)

Gerald Grosvenor, 6th Duke of Westminster (1951 - 2016)

Major-General Gerald Cavendish Grosvenor, 6th Duke of Westminster, KG, CB, CVO, OBE,...

Can everyone really create a Palace of their own?

Can everyone really create a Palace of their own?

Yes is the answer to that question, I believe. As a teenager...

Euro Weekly Update - August 5th 2016

Euro Weekly Update - August 5th 2016

The US dollar index – a measure of the value of the...

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Property

Portugal's top hotels - chosen by The Telegraph

Portugal's top hotels - chosen by The Telegraph

The best hotels in Portugal, chosen by The Telegraph's expert, including luxury hotels, boutique hotels, budget hotels and Portugal hotel...

American dream still going strong

American dream still going strong

Overseas investors are still in love with the USA, reveals TheMoveChannel.com's latest Top of the Props report. US property stole...

London baby! The Overseas Property Show comes to the capital this September

London baby! The Overseas Property Show comes to the capital this September

It's just been announced that the hugely popular Overseas Property Show will be arriving in London this September! The Novotel London...

Time is running out...

Time is running out...

Time is running out ... but it’s not too late to list your rental property on Holidirect.com for HALF PRICE! The...

Fantastic properties for sale throughout Portugal

Fantastic properties for sale throughout Portugal

Here are just a few of the fantastic properties Beverywhere have for sale throughout the Algarve and Portugal.

Going for gold: Take 'home' the medals with these pads with top-class sporting facilities

Going for gold: Take 'home' the medals with these pads with top-class sporting facilities

With the Summer Olympic Games in Rio now in full swing, it is inevitable that many of us have caught...

Exclusive Algarve Villa's August Newsletter

Exclusive Algarve Villa's August Newsletter

See below for some of the fabulous properties for sale throughout the Algarve this August. Visit our Vilamoura office to pick...

Property and Finance Q&A - ask your question

Property and Finance Q&A - ask your question

Simon Conn has over 35 years’ experience in the overseas property market and has worked successfully during that period for...

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