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Dangerous dog training courses required by 2013 law to start 'by the end of June 2017'

Dangerous dog training courses required by 2013 law to start 'by the end of June 2017'

The Public Security Police and the GNR are expected to start certifying trainers to train owners of...

Brazilian market regulator fines ex-PT boss, Zeinal Bava, for 'loose talk'

Brazilian market regulator fines ex-PT boss, Zeinal Bava, for 'loose talk'

The Securities Commission of Brazil has fined the former president of Oi over statements he made to...

Almaraz nuclear report whitewash will keep EU happy

Almaraz nuclear report whitewash will keep EU happy

Portugal’s Environment Agency considers it "appropriate and safe" to build a nuclear fuel dump at the creaking...

Petition to save life of Rottweiler in Matosinhos attack

Petition to save life of Rottweiler in Matosinhos attack

An online petition to save the life of a Rottweiler which attacked and badly injured a four-year-old...

Public sector employees get extra day off for Pope's visit in May

Public sector employees get extra day off for Pope's visit in May

Portugal's government has decided to give public sector employees the day off on May 12th to mark...

José Sócrates - Operation Marquês - formal charges won't be long now

José Sócrates - Operation Marquês - formal charges won't be long now

The Attorney General's Office has extended the deadline for the conclusion of Operation Marquês by which charges...

Peniche fort to become a 'national museum of resistance' to the Salazar dictatorship

Peniche fort to become a 'national museum of resistance' to the Salazar dictatorship

The fortress of Peniche is to be transformed into a national museum of resistance against Salazar's dictatorship...

Important victory for bicycle users in Portugal

Important victory for bicycle users in Portugal

Portugal’s controversial 2020 National Road Safety Strategy program (PENSE2020) has dropped studying mandatory helmet laws for cyclists,...

Illegal trade in dangerous dogs continues despite 2103 legislation

Illegal trade in dangerous dogs continues despite 2103 legislation

The four-year-old girl attacked by a Rottweiler in Matosinhos on Tuesday has lost part of her scalp. Her...

Lagoa Wine Show starts this Friday

Lagoa Wine Show starts this Friday

Despite the argument still raging over Lagoa council’s unilateral decision to call its municipal area the Capital...

Pestana plans 450-bed hotel in Alvor, Portimão

Pestana plans 450-bed hotel in Alvor, Portimão

Pestana Group is to build its largest 5-star hotel in Portugal as plans advance for the €30...

Portugal ranks highly for 'freedom of the press'

Portugal ranks highly for 'freedom of the press'

Portugal ranks 18th in the 2017 Freedom of the Press Ranking, up five places from last year,...

'Madeleine McCann and the media' by Len Port

'Madeleine McCann and the media' by Len Port

The most reported and discussed missing person case ever recorded is still not only a highly contentious...

Santander confirms that 'swaps' sky-high interest rates continue as before

Santander confirms that 'swaps' sky-high interest rates continue as before

The story so far: there are 'swap' agreements between Santander Totta and nine of Portugal's publically owned...

Latest Features

10 Worst Cases of Corporate Greed in U.S. History

10 Worst Cases of Corporate Greed in U.S. History

Greed is one of the seven deadly sins for a reason. Money...

Rotary Foundation Centennial Celebration Concert

Rotary Foundation Centennial Celebration Concert

A Centennial Celebration Concert was organised by the Rotary Club of Estoi...

Why April 25th is a holiday - the Carnation Revolution and the events of 1974

Why April 25th is a holiday - the Carnation Revolution and the events of 1974

Freedom Day, Revolution Day or simply, Carnation Day, the 25th of April...

Volunteer Marshals wanted for Portugal Golf Open - May 11th to 14th

Volunteer Marshals wanted for Portugal Golf Open - May 11th to 14th

The Portugal Open Golf has returned to the Algarve with the...

Weekly Currency Forecast

Weekly Currency Forecast

Event risk will move the exchange rate...There are quite a few pieces...

Algarve movie fundraising campaign close to target with just days to go

Algarve movie fundraising campaign close to target with just days to go

They’re at it again and with three days to go, the push...

Bensafim Solar Plant to be paid for by taxpayers

Bensafim Solar Plant to be paid for by taxpayers

Following news of a massive solar project in eastern Algarve borough of...

afpop Seminars - Dignified Dying in Portugal

afpop Seminars - Dignified Dying in Portugal

One of the things that most of us don’t like to think...

Are you legal in Portugal? Rules on residency for citizens of the EU, EEA and Switzerland

Are you legal in Portugal? Rules on residency for citizens of the EU, EEA and Switzerland

Following her widely read article, 'Become a Portuguese citizen AND keep your...

Tavira Christian Centre

Tavira Christian Centre, Algarve: services in English every Sunday at 10.30am, in...

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Property

Portugal Property Conference, London - 9th May

Portugal Property Conference, London - 9th May

SAVE THE DATE! The Portuguese Chamber’s 2017 Portugal Property Conference will take place on Tuesday 9th May in the Alfred...

Peaceful Patroves or Marina Living: the choice is yours at Cerro Novo

Peaceful Patroves or Marina Living: the choice is yours at Cerro Novo

NEW on the Market! If you thought you'd never find a cozy villa with lovely communal facilities and a great...

Property in Portugal continues to look like an increasingly solid investment

Property in Portugal continues to look like an increasingly solid investment

“Slow but steady” is an accurate description for Portugal’s property market right now. While that may fail to excite high-risk...

Cerro Novo of Albufeira are Recruiting!

Cerro Novo of Albufeira are Recruiting!

Cerro Novo are one of the central Algarve’s longest established Real Estate Agents and are a truly full-service agency offering...

Exclusive Algarve Villas - April Newsletter

Exclusive Algarve Villas - April Newsletter

This month's hot properties from Exclusive Algarve Villas, in business for over 11 years.

NEW to the market from Cerro Novo

NEW to the market from Cerro Novo

A modern, well presented two bedroom apartment in Pêra. Pêra is a traditional central Algarve town with plenty of quaint, winding...

International Premium Real Estate Agents Engel & Völkers Inaugurates New Office in Vilamoura

International Premium Real Estate Agents Engel & Völkers Inaugurates New Office in Vilamoura

The new location is intended to serve the increasing number of high-end property buyers and sellers in the much sought-after...

Spanish property interest hits three-year high

Spanish property interest hits three-year high

Interest in Spanish property surged to a three-year high at the start of 2017, reveals TheMoveChannel.com's latest Hotspots Index. The...

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