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Family spends 25 years fighting for compensation over botched surgery

A Portuguese family has finally won damages for the loss of a loved one who died 25 years ago following an operation to remove pincers that had been left in his stomach after a surgery six years previously. The protracted legal battle came to an end with what has been...

Eastern Algarve only area in Portugal still facing extreme drought

After a rainy November, the Eastern Algarve remains the only area in mainland Portugal that is still facing an “extreme drought”. So says the November...

‘Good but could be better’: AMAL boss calls for adjustments to bus and rail pass price ceiling

The €40 price ceiling to the Algarve’s public transportation passes has been hailed as a “positive measure” that still needs “adjustments” by the president...

Portugal becomes 34th International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance member

Coinciding with the fleeting visit to Portugal of Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyhau, Portugal has become the 34th member of the International Holocaust Remembrance...

Portugal “resists US appeal to bar Huawei from 5G network”

Portugal won’t exclude Chinese companies from supplying technology for the country’s next generation 5G network. This was billed as the bottom line coming out of...

Car ‘swallowed by sinkhole’ in Olhão

A parked car has been partially swallowed by a sinkhole that opened up in Olhão early this morning. The hole appears to have been caused...
Anthony Beachey

Don’t count on making money out of the coming transport revolution

New technologies will revolutionise the auto industry in the coming years but will investors make any money from this transformation? Driving can be a hazardous...
Bruno Filipe Pires

Ploughing the sea

After bringing theatre to unconventional locations, this cultural project continues to develop fantastic ideas The Portuguese expression “lavrar o mar”, meaning to plough the sea,...
Dennis Swing Greene

Usucapio – Adverse Possession or “Squatter’s rights”

Usucapio (adverse possession), from the Latin usucapio, “to acquire by use”, is a form of acquisition of the property rights in function of having...

Paul Ellison – every step he takes

The Resident will be publishing a series of excerpts from chapters of ‘Mulligan – tough love and second chances’. The book contains 18 personal...