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Massive Eurosport coverage for Volta ao Algarve cycling race

Massive Eurosport coverage for Volta ao Algarve cycling race

The Volta ao Algarve cycling tour is to be broadcast throughout Europe and beyond, with 55 countries...

EN125 - Olhão's mayor Pina delighted at new city bypass

EN125 - Olhão's mayor Pina delighted at new city bypass

The Minister of Planning and Infrastructures, Pedro Marques, has a new friend in Olhão, the city's mayor...

Faro airport expansion to be completed this July

Faro airport expansion to be completed this July

Civil engineering work at Faro airport will be completed early this summer, according to the Minister of...

Algarve rail line to be modernised by the end of 2020

Algarve rail line to be modernised by the end of 2020

The omnipresent Minister for Infrastructure and Planning, Pedro Marques has confirmed that the Algarve’s old world railway...

Algarve freezes with snow in several areas

Algarve freezes with snow in several areas

The Algarve’s councils have taken measures to ensure no one freezes to death in the coldest few...

Council stays quiet over destruction of Lagoa wetland habitat

Council stays quiet over destruction of Lagoa wetland habitat

The wetland area that gives the city of Lagoa its name is being erased by earth-moving machinery...

Ricciardi to relaunch Espírito Santo Group

Ricciardi to relaunch Espírito Santo Group

The former president of Banco Espírito Santo Investments (BESI) says he feels "proud" of the Espírito Santo...

Former Economy Minister gets top job with US venture capital fund

Former Economy Minister gets top job with US venture capital fund

António Pires de Lima, the former Minister of the Economy, has been hired by the US private...

Iraqi ambassador withdrawn from Lisbon

Iraqi ambassador withdrawn from Lisbon

Portugal’s President today said that the Iraqi ambassador to Portugal could not remain in office and agreed...

C&A closes four stores in Portugal

C&A closes four stores in Portugal

The C A clothing chain is closing four underperforming stores in Portugal but plans to open two...

Portugal's international tourism roadshow - for serious investors only

Portugal's international tourism roadshow - for serious investors only

The Secretary of State for Tourism, Ana Mendes Godinho, is off to China in February to kick-start...

Diplomatic immunity must be lifted as case against Iraqi twins gathers pace

Diplomatic immunity must be lifted as case against Iraqi twins gathers pace

The Attorney General's Office today has insisted that justice be done in the ‘Ponte de Sor’ case...

Ria Formosa islanders duped by Environment Minister as demolitions go ahead

Ria Formosa islanders duped by Environment Minister as demolitions go ahead

The Algarve’s Ria Formosa islanders yet again have started to receive eviction and demolition notices from the...

Spanish court imposes jail terms for guilty bankers

Spanish court imposes jail terms for guilty bankers

Five former bank executives have been sentenced to prison by a high court in Spain after getting...

Latest Features

WARNING - Processionary Caterpillars have made an early appearance this year

WARNING - Processionary Caterpillars have made an early appearance this year

They have been seen very early this year so I feel I...

Herbal tips for a healthy start to the year

Herbal tips for a healthy start to the year

A New Year means a fresh start, and an extra helping of...

Portuguese Women Second Slowest to Close the EU Gender Pay Gap

Portuguese Women Second Slowest to Close the EU Gender Pay Gap

Expert Market, Europe’s leading B2B marketplace, has conducted new research into the...

January in the garden

January in the garden

The main tasks in the garden – pruning deciduous trees, pruning roses,...

Why Portugal Is The Country for U.S. Expats

Why Portugal Is The Country for U.S. Expats

There’s a lot to like about living in Portugal for an American,...

Euro Weekly Update - January 6th 2017

Euro Weekly Update - January 6th 2017

With the Greek pensioners' bonus and the Italian banks' temporary liquidity discomfort...

Algarve Life....January sketches from Edwin Hagendoorn

Algarve Life....January sketches from Edwin Hagendoorn

Edwin Hagendoorn's favorite subjects are found in daily life, like his atelier,...

News from the studio and the camera lens

News from the studio and the camera lens

Art and Photography news from the Algarve - Inside this month's online...

Tomorrow Magazine - January 2017

Tomorrow Magazine - January 2017

Tomorrow Portimão, Alvor, Ferragudo Carvoeiro January Edition 2017 Dancing with horses,...

Property

New Year, New Property?

New Year, New Property?

Whether you are looking for a new home in 2017, or are ready to invest and just need to find...

The Green Man Hotel - living in harmony with nature

The Green Man Hotel - living in harmony with nature

The latest update on our living in harmony with nature project, The Green Man Hotel, a soon to be healthy...

Buying Residential Property Overseas in 2017 Post-Trump and With Brexit Influences

Buying Residential Property Overseas in 2017 Post-Trump and With Brexit Influences

After the “shocks” of 2016, how will the overseas property market be affected in 2017 and will the most popular...

Pine Cliffs Ocean Suites wins European property award

Pine Cliffs Ocean Suites wins European property award

Albufeira’s ‘Pine Cliffs Ocean Suites, a Luxury Collection Resort’, has won the ‘Best New Hotel Design Construction’ in...

Caixa Geral owed €278 million by The Keys developer at Quinta do Lago

Caixa Geral owed €278 million by The Keys developer at Quinta do Lago

State-owned bank Caixa Geral de Depósitos remains headline news as one of its more ambitious loan seems to have turned...

Festive Property Pick from Beverywhere

Festive Property Pick from Beverywhere

Falling supply at a time when demand is rising is helping the residential property market in Portugal recover with the...

Bidders named in Comporta estate stitch-up

Bidders named in Comporta estate stitch-up

The two accepted bidders for the Espírito Santo family’s ‘jewel in the crown’ Comporta estate are Pedro Almeida, a successful...

Haitong Bank involved in crooked deal for Comporta Estate

Haitong Bank involved in crooked deal for Comporta Estate

The Great Creditor Rip-off is close to being finalised as two low bids are being considered by Haitong Bank for...

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