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Olhão demo on Thursday at 10:00 am for Armona Brits facing demolition of 'd...

16 August 2017 | 0 comments

The British couple battling to rescue their Armona island home from demolition by Portugal’s Environment Agency, have come out fighting, with an international press coverage campaign and a Thursday, August...

Attorney General investigates PT - for years used by directors 'for their o...

16 August 2017 | 0 comments

Portugal’s Attorney General is to investigate the old Portugal Telecom, up to the point is was sold to Altice, on suspicion that successive management teams and politicians have used the cash-rich company...

Portugal arsonists feed wildfire destruction

16 August 2017 | 0 comments

Portugal's police said Wednesday they had arrested 61 suspected arsonists so far this year, with fires on the rise and figures showing the largest number of people killed in forest blazes since 2003.This...

TAP to change it name so 'Americans can understand what the company does'

16 August 2017 | 0 comments

TAP’s new minority owner, the Gateway Consortium, continues to alter the airlines structure, pricing and routes to get the best from its asset and now has decided that 'TAP' is not the right name for the...

Madeira - falling oak kills 13 at popular religious festival

16 August 2017 | 0 comments

A tree fell onto a crowd at the start of a religious festival on the island of Madeira, killing 13 people and injuring a further 52 according to figures released from the hospital in Funchal. The consulting...

Auxiliary staff at Algarve hospitals "close to exhaustion"

16 August 2017 | 0 comments

The union representing technical and auxiliary hospital staff in the Algarve's national health service sector has warned that workers "are close to exhaustion." The Union of Workers in Public and Social...

Woman killed by tour boat off Carvoeiro beach

16 August 2017 | 0 comments

A woman from Belarus, swimming with her husband off Praia do Paraíso near Carvoeiro, died of her injuries on Tuesday, August 15th, after being driven over by a tour boat. The woman was helped to the beach...

Fatacil with début equestrian performance by Clémence Faivre

15 August 2017 | 0 comments

Fatacil, now under the financial spotlight after Lagoa council closed the operating company Fatasul after years of inexplicable losses and took the finances in-house, has announced a key sponsor for the...

Alentejo householders instructed on 'how to save water'

15 August 2017 | 0 comments

The inhabitants of 17 municipalities in the Alentejo region will be getting leaflets this week, telling them how to save water as there is a drought. A campaign slogan, ‘Água. Usando bem, mais gente tem’...

Air Berlin files for insolvency

15 August 2017 | 0 comments

Air Berlin, Germany's second largest airline, has filed for insolvency after its main shareholder, Etihad Airways, said 'no' to further financial support. Air Berlin will continue to run services as the...

Tagus level falls as Spain diverts water for agriculture and golf courses

15 August 2017 | 0 comments

The 1,000 kilometre long Tagus river, which starts in northern Spain and flows through Madrid and onwards through Portugal until it reaches the sea at Lisbon, is drying up due to drought, water diversion...

11 killed by falling tree at Portugal religious festival: reports

15 August 2017 | 0 comments

At least 11 people were killed Tuesday when a 200-year-old oak tree fell and crushed them at a religious festival on the Portuguese island of Madeira, local media reported.The public RTP television channel...

Shark alert at Tavira beach

14 August 2017 | 0 comments

Bathers at Barril beach, Tavira, were told to get out of the water - and quick - on Monday afternoon but only ‘as a precaution’ after a shark's fin was spotted, cutting through the shallow waters of the...

Up, up and away - Faro airport handles 155,000 more passengers this June, t...

14 August 2017 | 0 comments

According to data released by ANA, Faro International Airport recorded a 16.9% increase in passenger movements in June, compared to the same month last year, an increase of 155,000 passengers. With regard...

Pieces of Évora's Roman temple fall into the street

14 August 2017 | 0 comments

The Roman Temple in Évora needs some urgent attention as pieces of stone have been falling into the street. The monument has been under scrutiny since June and the resulting report has identified fragments...



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