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Faro Island traffic at a standstill due to bureaucratic incompetence

Faro Island traffic at a standstill due to bureaucratic incompetence

If the incompetence of the Polis Litoral Ria Formosa company needed any further coverage, here it is,...

IKEA to pay €200,000 towards new kindergarten

IKEA to pay €200,000 towards new kindergarten

A new kindergarten in Almancil is to be paid for by IKEA and built under the direction...

Second Portuguese victim identified after Barcelona attack

Second Portuguese victim identified after Barcelona attack

Portugal’s Prime Minister, António Costa has confirmed the death of a second Portuguese national resulting from the...

Pilot dies in fire fighting helicopter crash

Pilot dies in fire fighting helicopter crash

The pilot of an Everjets helicopter on fire fighting duties in Cabril, Viseu, died on Sunday just...

Animal treatment law - veterinary chief says more dogs now being abandoned

Animal treatment law - veterinary chief says more dogs now being abandoned

The law criminalising the ill-treatment and abandonment of companion animals in Portugal has contributed to a sharp...

Tavira island gets new ferry terminal as Polis starts doing its job

Tavira island gets new ferry terminal as Polis starts doing its job

A new pier for Tavira island and sand dredging to deepen access channels is to cost €2.5...

Algarve attracts the most incoming foreign residents

Algarve attracts the most incoming foreign residents

Discerning foreigners have been moving to the south and the north with the districts of Faro and...

Bruce Forsyth dies at 89

Bruce Forsyth dies at 89

Legendary TV presenter Sir Bruce Forsyth has died, aged 89. Forsyth's career aged 14 and spanned more than...

New oil consultation law - will the government listen?

New oil consultation law - will the government listen?

The law that introduces mandatory 'prior consultation' with councils, in any municipal area covered by an oil...

Agriculture struggles through the drought

Agriculture struggles through the drought

Fish, concentrated in what is left of the water in several of the Alentejo’s reservoirs, are making...

Galpgate - company's chief pulled into 'euro2016 free trip' inquiry

Galpgate - company's chief pulled into 'euro2016 free trip' inquiry

The so-called ‘Galpgate’ inquiry is steaming ahead with two new official defendants named today: the Galp president...

Portuguese grandmother mown down in Barcelona terror attack

Portuguese grandmother mown down in Barcelona terror attack

Portugal’s President has been in contact with Spain’s King felip VI to condemn “with vehemence, the terrorist...

Real estate developers in shock over new property tax bills

Real estate developers in shock over new property tax bills

In September, property owners with €500,000 in total property assets will be charged an enhanced amount for...

"Don't invest in Portugal" says British couple in desperate fight to save their Armona home

"Don't invest in Portugal" says British couple in desperate fight to save their Armona home

The British couple, whose Armona home has been condemned for demolition, staged a demonstration outside Olhão’s town...

Latest Features

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...

Porto’s awesome World of Wine

Porto’s awesome World of Wine

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

A nightmare week from Charlottesville to Barcelona

A nightmare week from Charlottesville to Barcelona

It is no exaggeration to say that the past week has been...

'Relax, silly, it’s summer holiday time!' writes Len Port

'Relax, silly, it’s summer holiday time!' writes Len Port

The tourist trick of grabbing the best available sunbathing spots by laying...

A Sea of Salads with History

A Sea of Salads with History

At this time of year we look for lighter, fresher and healthier...

Become a Portuguese citizen AND keep your British passport

Become a Portuguese citizen AND keep your British passport

Most Brits who contemplate taking on Portuguese citizenship don’t want to give...

'What a Life!'  The memoirs of Donald Frank Rees (14th June 1918 to 18 April 2010)

'What a Life!' The memoirs of Donald Frank Rees (14th June 1918 to 18 April 2010)

A rare span of years indeed. From the end of World War...

Weekly Currency Forecast

Weekly Currency Forecast

Uncertainty in the economic and political world is creating a great deal...

Story Forest – Outdoor Language and Development Centre

Story Forest – Outdoor Language and Development Centre

It is with immense pleasure that we welcome you to the Story...

HopeLess - The irony of life

HopeLess - The irony of life

The short film "HopeLess" produced by FilmAlgarve.com (http://www.FilmAlgarve.com) and 100% made in...

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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...

Get Your Property Online Today!

Get Your Property Online Today!

For Sale or Rent - Residential property, Commercial property and Land. When you list your property on Beverywhere.com your property...

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