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Spanish economy unbowed by political vacuum

Despite the political stalemate which has prevailed throughout all of this year, Spain’s economic resurgence does not...

Brits top the spending league in record year for tourism

Brits top the spending league in record year for tourism

Tourists from five countries generated 64% of Portuguese tourism revenues in the 1st half of 2016. The top...

Algarve speeding drivers - watch out!

Algarve speeding drivers - watch out!

Portugal’s forces of law and order have clocked a record 5 million vehicles this year to check...

Statue of Medusa stolen from outside EN125 art and furnishings showroom

Statue of Medusa stolen from outside EN125 art and furnishings showroom

A weighty statue of the greek Gorgon 'Medusa,' created by the acclaimed Algarve sculptor Toin Adams, has...

Only €1 million in Albufeira flood grants authorised by government

Only €1 million in Albufeira flood grants authorised by government

The Albufeira flooding last November 1st wiped out many downtown businesses and caused €20 million of damage...

Algarve road accident rate rising year after year

Algarve road accident rate rising year after year

The number of accidents on the region’s roads has risen sharply when compared to Jan-August 2015. According to...

EU searches for a “better page”

EU searches for a “better page”

In advance of the 16 September Bratislava summit to map out a Union without the UK, the...

Irish economic boom entices homecomings

Irish economic boom entices homecomings

Ireland’s economic recovery is forecast to grow faster than any other European country. If it does, 2016 will...

Iraqi twins claim 'self-defence' in Alentejo attack

Iraqi twins claim 'self-defence' in Alentejo attack

The twin sons of Iraq’s ambassador to Portugal, involved in an incident last Wednesday which left a...

Microchipping of pets has led to fewer abandoned animals

Microchipping of pets has led to fewer abandoned animals

The 2008 law that requires the use of an electronic chip to be inserted into pet cats...

Algarve chimneys face uncertain future

Algarve chimneys face uncertain future

Monchique council's mayor, Rui André, knows his chimneys. He is the only mayor in the Algarve who...

Sick tourist rescued by lifeboat from isolated Algarve beach

Sick tourist rescued by lifeboat from isolated Algarve beach

Being dropped off on a deserted Algarvian beach, inaccessible from land, may be your idea of a...

Savings plans exempted from new €50,000 reporting law

Savings plans exempted from new €50,000 reporting law

The Ministry of Finance confirmed today that retirement savings plans will not form part of the €50,000...

Emergency food and water requirement for Germans

Emergency food and water requirement for Germans

Germany’s first civil defence strategy, to be revealed on Wednesday, is believed to prioritise the of civilian...

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

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...

Summer Property Sizzlers from CC Homes

Summer Property Sizzlers from CC Homes

Our small Property selection for this week. Visit our website to find more wonderful properties.

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