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Algarve onshore drilling contracts deemed legal by Attorney General

Algarve onshore drilling contracts deemed legal by Attorney General

In a shock announcement in parliament yesterday, Portugal’s Prime Minister António Costa reported that the oil and...

Criminal investigation into Caixa Geral has already started

Criminal investigation into Caixa Geral has already started

The Central Department of Investigation and Penal Action (DCIAP) formally has opened an inquiry into years of...

'Buy Local' campaign to take on IKEA

'Buy Local' campaign to take on IKEA

The Association of Commerce and Services in the Algarve Services (ACRAL) has submitted a plan for a...

IMF - 'too little too late' for Portugal as deficit target will no be achieved

IMF - 'too little too late' for Portugal as deficit target will no be achieved

The IMF mission chief for Portugal says it is too late for the government to take any...

Oil exploration: 'the Algarve's tourism industry will be preserved' claims Secretary of State for Fisheries

Oil exploration: 'the Algarve's tourism industry will be preserved' claims Secretary of State for Fisheries

The Secretary of State for Fisheries, José Apolinário, wants to double the turnover of the maritime economy,...

Foreign guests up their spending in Blighty

Foreign guests up their spending in Blighty

Visitors to Britain splashed the cash in July, spending just about £1.8 billion. The Office for National Statistics...

Third death in three weeks on the Algarve's railway line

Third death in three weeks on the Algarve's railway line

A 19-year-old on a bicycle has been hit and killed by a train on the Algarve's regional...

Boris Johnson's Brexit predictions include prosecco and baloney

Boris Johnson's Brexit predictions include prosecco and baloney

Britain is aiming to activate article 50 early next year, according to the UK Foreign Secretary Boris...

'Forest fires are killing our grandchildren' by Jack Soifer

'Forest fires are killing our grandchildren' by Jack Soifer

Twelve years ago I published a report on the methods used elsewhere in the EU for 40...

Portuguese named in leaked Bahamas offshore directors list

Portuguese named in leaked Bahamas offshore directors list

At last some more details of tax haven company directors contained in files leaked to the International...

Confidence in UK housing market leads to big increase in mortgage lending

Confidence in UK housing market leads to big increase in mortgage lending

Mortgage lending in the UK mounted in August, hitting its highest level for the month since before...

Espiche golf improves course and facilities

Espiche golf improves course and facilities

Espiche Golf has invested over €150,000 in improving the course and facilities The golf course near Luz in...

Fitch warns of Portugal's shaky banking sector

Fitch warns of Portugal's shaky banking sector

Ratings agency Fitch warned today the Portugal’s ‘slow operating environment’ is hampering the country’s banks in their...

Gibraltar a “colonial anachronism”, Spanish king tells UN

Gibraltar a “colonial anachronism”, Spanish king tells UN

Now even the king of Spain has joined in the Spanish chorus begging for control of Gibraltar. Using...

Latest Features

Algarve Cooking guide

Algarve Cooking guide

Traditional Algarvian recipes for all your favourites - Soups, fish dishes, meat...

Aljezur Swimming Pools implement energy efficiency solutions

Aljezur Swimming Pools implement energy efficiency solutions

On September 14th the municipality of Aljezur, in partnership with the SANDY-Regional...

Universidade Nova de Lisboa rises in list of world’s 50 best young universities

Universidade Nova de Lisboa rises in list of world’s 50 best young universities

Each year, QS Quacquarelli Symonds, global higher education think tank, release a...

Euro Weekly Update - September 23rd 2016

Euro Weekly Update - September 23rd 2016

The euro had no problem staying ahead of the British pound this...

 Have you seen this man? Stuart Page - missing, last seen in Portugal

Have you seen this man? Stuart Page - missing, last seen in Portugal

Stuart Page, 35, flew to Lisbon on Wednesday 20 April 2016 to...

Locals set to take on 240km stand up paddle challenge

Locals set to take on 240km stand up paddle challenge

Embarking on a brand new adventure on the 25th September 2016, an...

 EU 90 day limit scrapped for free mobile roaming plan

EU 90 day limit scrapped for free mobile roaming plan

The EU on Wednesday scrapped a controversial plan to limit its landmark...

Gosto Interiors + Art opens in Boliquieme

Gosto Interiors + Art opens in Boliquieme

Gosto, long recognised as the Algarve's premier outlet for unusual furniture, interior...

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Property rental with no booking fees and direct contact with guests

Property rental with no booking fees and direct contact with guests

Launched on July 1st 2016 Holidirect is growing from strength to strength, now with over 130 listings in Portugal, Madeira,...

No Brexit blues for Ideal Homes International as overseas property agency expands 50%

No Brexit blues for Ideal Homes International as overseas property agency expands 50%

Leading Algarve real estate agency Ideal Homes International has been enjoying a spectacular summer. In fact, the whole of 2016...

A New Specialist Service from Cerro Novo Estate Agents

A New Specialist Service from Cerro Novo Estate Agents

Golf is the number one, year-round leisure activity of visitors to the Algarve and over the past 18 months, there’s...

 Exclusive Algarve Villas September News

Exclusive Algarve Villas September News

A selection of September's new listings from award winning Algarve estate agent, Exclusive Algarve Villas.

Take your September sun to new heights with these terrific terraces

Take your September sun to new heights with these terrific terraces

Make the most of this late September sun with a glass of bubbly and stunning views from these terrific terraces.

September property sizzlers

September property sizzlers

A growing number of homeowners are turning to the online property portal, Beverywhere.com, to advertise and sell their homes, saving...

Estate Agents – Do you really need them?

Estate Agents – Do you really need them?

Thanks to the Internet, the property market has changed, and Beverywhere.com is at the forefront of this dramatic evolution. Our...

Homes for music lovers

Homes for music lovers

Music is known for its power to uplift, calm, excite and sadden. It has such a powerful effect that it...

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