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STRIKE CALLED OFF (Passport controllers in 48-hour strike at Portugal's airports)

STRIKE CALLED OFF (Passport controllers in 48-hour strike at Portugal's airports)

Thursday and Friday, August 24th and 25th, are strike days for the Foreign and Borders Service staff...

Silves Council starts to remove trees 'to stop people being killed'

Silves Council starts to remove trees 'to stop people being killed'

Silves council, aware of the fatal event in Funchal, when a tree killed 13 people at a...

Summertime Doctors head for the Algarve - all four of them

Summertime Doctors head for the Algarve - all four of them

The Ministry of Health’s big push to attract doctors to the Algarve for the summer season has...

Portugal’s long blazing Summer

Portugal’s long blazing Summer

Many people ask themselves why Portugal is plagued by more wildfires than larger countries in Europe, which...

Angolan President to step down after 38 years of corruption and nepotism

Angolan President to step down after 38 years of corruption and nepotism

José Eduardo dos Santos (pictured) is to step down after the general election in Angola, as 9...

Moldovan worker swept along underground pipe for 600 metres

Moldovan worker swept along underground pipe for 600 metres

Portimão firefighters have rescued a Moldovan worker who fell down an access hatch and was swept along...

SIRESP company faces fines for emergency communication failures

SIRESP company faces fines for emergency communication failures

'A day late and a dollar short,’ the government has decided to fine SIRESP SA over claims...

Faro council has list of 130 trees that are 'a danger to the public'

Faro council has list of 130 trees that are 'a danger to the public'

Trees at risk of shedding their branches not only are to be found in Faro’s Alameda João...

Environment Minister plans to end Armona island land dispute

Environment Minister plans to end Armona island land dispute

The Minister of the Environment, João Pedro Matos Fernandes, has come to the rescue of the city’s...

Yet another reason not to join AL short-term rental scheme

Yet another reason not to join AL short-term rental scheme

A proposal for owners of short-term rental apartments and townhouse in condominium schemes to pay higher fees,...

Officials remain silent over 'Save the Lagoa wetlands' campaign

Officials remain silent over 'Save the Lagoa wetlands' campaign

At the beginning of 2017 the Alagoas Brancas wetland was turned upside down by bulldozers and lorries....

Security breach at Lisbon airport as Groundforce 'makes a mistake'

Security breach at Lisbon airport as Groundforce 'makes a mistake'

A serious procedural mistake by the handling company Groundforce has led to the delay of 17 flights...

Environment Minister re-announces Algarve spending plans

Environment Minister re-announces Algarve spending plans

The Minister for the Environment, João Matos Fernandes, was in the Algarve today to re-announce various projects,...

EN125 single white lines to stay "to reduce accidents"

EN125 single white lines to stay "to reduce accidents"

The Government has no interest in removing the miles of single white lines and traffic separators that...

Latest Features

How I discovered one of the world’s greatest wines on an internship

How I discovered one of the world’s greatest wines on an internship

When I was twenty, I was given the unexpected opportunity to spend...

'A Pilgrim’s Guide to Fatima and the Surrounding Area' - book review by Janet Johnstone

'A Pilgrim’s Guide to Fatima and the Surrounding Area' - book review by Janet Johnstone

'A Pilgrim’s Guide to Fatima and the Surrounding Area' by Andrew Houseley,...

'Eat Smart in Portugal' - book review by Rosie Peddle

'Eat Smart in Portugal' - book review by Rosie Peddle

The newest release of the internationally acclaimed Eat Smart culinary guidebook series...

A defining port experience at Cockburn’s

A defining port experience at Cockburn’s

In July, Cockburn’s, the largest of the port wine lodges, opened its...

Tax savings with Discount Cards and Vouchers

Tax savings with Discount Cards and Vouchers

If you work for a company that helps with the cost of...

Santo Antonio Golf Course celebrates 30th Anniversary

Santo Antonio Golf Course celebrates 30th Anniversary

The 1st Pepe Gancedo Trophy was played at Santo Antonio golf course...

Weekly Currency Forecast

Weekly Currency Forecast

It’s becoming a bit of a summer market, even though there is...

How is it we have roads where we run the risk of being incinerated?

How is it we have roads where we run the risk of being incinerated?

I will not dwell too much on the disastrous history of the...

'What a Life!' - the memoirs of Donald Frank Rees

'What a Life!' - the memoirs of Donald Frank Rees

Donald F Rees (14th June 1918 to 18 April 2010) A rare span...

Porto’s awesome World of Wine

Porto’s awesome World of Wine

On my way to the Douro the other day, I stopped off...

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Property

France still top spot for Brit buyers

France still top spot for Brit buyers

France is still the number one location for British buyers looking to purchase abroad, according to overseas property and finance...

Planning fiddle used to force through Sunset Albufeira resort project

Planning fiddle used to force through Sunset Albufeira resort project

Environmental association, Almargem, (http://almargem.org/siteantigo/) has hit out at the Sunset Albufeira Sport Health Resort, an expansion of the...

New On The Market Properties This Summer: by Cerro Novo

New On The Market Properties This Summer: by Cerro Novo

2017 is proving to be an exceptional year for Portuguese Property. Interest from around the world is growing and the...

Algarve named the world’s best places to retire for the 4th year in a row

Algarve named the world’s best places to retire for the 4th year in a row

Today, retiring abroad is about launching a new life in a new country, starting over someplace sunny and exotic with...

What owning a slice of Portugal will cost you in tax

What owning a slice of Portugal will cost you in tax

For many expatriates, owning a place in the sun is part of the dream retirement in Portugal. Be it a...

Exclusive Algarve Villas Hot August Properties

Exclusive Algarve Villas Hot August Properties

Hot property for sale this August throughout the Central Algarve - Silves, Loulé, Albufeira, Carvoeiro and Lagos.

Hotel refurbishment and expansion - the Luna Soláqua and the SunSet Albufeira Sport & Health Resort boost space for booming Algarve

Hotel refurbishment and expansion - the Luna Soláqua and the SunSet Albufeira Sport & Health Resort boost space for booming Algarve

Albufeira’s Hotel Soláqua has been acquired by Luna Hotels Resorts and will be called Luna Soláqua after a...

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Get Your Property Online Today!

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