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Operation Marquês - Henrique Granadeiro's wine estate seized by the State

Operation Marquês - Henrique Granadeiro's wine estate seized by the State

Inquiries into the finances of Ricardo Salgado and the former head of Portugal Telecom, Henrique Granadeiro, have...

PM warns that tourists don't want cities with the same old chain stores

PM warns that tourists don't want cities with the same old chain stores

The Prime Minister estimated that private and public investment to fix up town and city properties could...

Novo Banco farce continues as Left Bloc fails to support government

Novo Banco farce continues as Left Bloc fails to support government

The leader of the Left Bloc said today that the solution the government is negotiating with Brussels...

EU seeks smoking ban for Portugal's beaches

EU seeks smoking ban for Portugal's beaches

Smokers wishing to enjoy a quiet puff on one of Portugal’s idyllic beaches may soon be denied...

Faro airport braces itself for 8.4 million passengers

Faro airport braces itself for 8.4 million passengers

Faro airport is bracing itself for another boost in air traffic this summer as operator ANA is...

Monchique: stolen council funds must be repaid or deputy mayor goes to jail

Monchique: stolen council funds must be repaid or deputy mayor goes to jail

The former Deputy Mayor of Monchique council has lost his appeal against a conviction for embezzlement and...

Brussels not at all happy with Novo Banco's Lone Star deal

Brussels not at all happy with Novo Banco's Lone Star deal

Brussels is not at all happy with the government’s proposed sale conditions for Novo Banco which sees...

Phone operators ignored the law over price hikes

Phone operators ignored the law over price hikes

Communications regulator Anacom has ruled that telecom operators must take remedial measures as they have been increasing...

Portugal's Blue Economy - "greedy speculators with dubious ethical credentials?"

Portugal's Blue Economy - "greedy speculators with dubious ethical credentials?"

Understanding that there are “TWO” “Blue Economy” Conceptual Frameworks, a review of Portugal's Blue Economy by Laurinda...

New 5-star hotel for Monte Gordo

New 5-star hotel for Monte Gordo

A new 5-star unit planned by the Spanish group, Meliá Hotels International, (http://www.meliahotelsinternational.com/en)for Monte Gordo in...

Sainthood for Fátima seers

Sainthood for Fátima seers

Two of the three shepherd children who claimed to have witnessed apparitions of the Virgin Mary in...

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 British passport, (features/legal/11006-become-a-portuguese-citizen-and-keep-your-british-passport)' Sue Fletcher...

Caixa Geral forced to pay a staggering 10.7% interest on new debt issue

Caixa Geral forced to pay a staggering 10.7% interest on new debt issue

Caixa Geral de Depósitos has managed to persuade international investors to buy €500 million of debt as...

Silence settles over McCann’s “costly” court defeat

Silence settles over McCann’s “costly” court defeat

Since news that the parents of Madeleine McCann have lost their third court bid for damages against...

Latest Features

 'Algarve pop Up Art' Easter 2017 Event

'Algarve pop Up Art' Easter 2017 Event

'Pop Up' Gallery of Art, Crafts and Gifts at the Holiday Inn...

Rain delayed play for the ASB March ride

Rain delayed play for the ASB March ride

The March ride postponed for a week due to the recent bad...

Pinetrees Riding Centre - visit from British Ambassador, Kirsty Hayes

Pinetrees Riding Centre - visit from British Ambassador, Kirsty Hayes

Almancil was host to the British Ambassador Kirsty Hayes, who recently visited...

Weekly Currency Forecast

Weekly Currency Forecast

Right then… This is the week the U.K. Government will trigger Article 50,...

Bribes on the EN125 contract?

Bribes on the EN125 contract?

I’ve written several times that the reconstruction of the EN125 in the...

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...

Antique art - 'MATED' AND 'REVOKED' for sale

Antique art - 'MATED' AND 'REVOKED' for sale

Cecil Aldin (1870 to 1935) was a British artist and illustrator, best...

Almancil International Rotary Club fund-raising to build a créche

Almancil International Rotary Club fund-raising to build a créche

Almancil International Rotary Club (AIRC) has held a number of fund-raising events...

Portuguese sayings that make absolutely no sense

Portuguese sayings that make absolutely no sense

Portuguese is a very rich language in sayings, most of which don’t...

Is 2017 the year of higher taxes for property owners in Portugal?

Is 2017 the year of higher taxes for property owners in Portugal?

If you own property in Portugal, or are thinking about buying a...

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Guia - A Welcoming Community with all Amenities on your Doorstep!

Guia - A Welcoming Community with all Amenities on your Doorstep!

Guia is an increasingly popular central Algarve location for our Clients looking for all the convenience of living near a...

Property Conference, London - 9th May

Property Conference, London - 9th May

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

Convenient, well located bungalow in Albufeira

Convenient, well located bungalow in Albufeira

Situated in a quiet residential area of Albufeira, this accessible, single storey bungalow is perfect for permanent living. Well designed...

IRELAND BABY! The leading Overseas Property Show comes to Dublin, Limerick and Cork in May!

IRELAND BABY! The leading Overseas Property Show comes to Dublin, Limerick and Cork in May!

We will be covering 4 locations to ensure we cater to all clientele and all events are FREE to attend. Tuesday...

A house to fall in love with

A house to fall in love with

Spring is blossoming in the Algarve. Gradually, the landscape fills with fresh green and an explosion of colours and fragrances...

Immaculately Presented, Spacious Apartment in Old Town Albufeira

Immaculately Presented, Spacious Apartment in Old Town Albufeira

In one of the best residential locations in central Albufeira, this modern apartment has been finished to an exemplary specification,...

Countryside Casa's in Portugal

Countryside Casa's in Portugal

Top of most buyers 'Property Wish List's' are peaceful surroundings and easy access to local facilities such as shops, restaurants,...

A beautifully presented V4 Villa in ever-popular Guia

A beautifully presented V4 Villa in ever-popular Guia

We’re proud to offer this tastefully presented, well designed single storey (V4) villa with delightful pool and gardens. Within walking distance...

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