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Six years for Air Force mess corruption ‘mastermind’

A Major-General in the Air Force was handed a six-year jail term last Friday for being the mastermind of a massive food supply fraud.For...
And the Portugese word of the year is…

Algarve Archaeological Association lecture cancelled

The Algarve Archaeological Association (AAA) lecture that was due to be held on Tuesday, October 6 has been cancelled due to circumstances relating to...

Air Force firefighting drones ‘not paying their way’

Drones purchased for €4.5 million to help keep the country safe during the fire season are not paying their way.Controversy over the use of...

Chaotic scenes at Lisbon airport as 12 plane-loads of passengers try to clear passport...

Lisbon airport was the scene of absolute chaos on Sunday morning as 12 plane-loads of passengers (roughly 1400 people) tried to clear passport control...

European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen on lightning 24-hour visit to Portugal

Starting today and with a jam-packed agenda is the first visit to Portugal of president of the European Commission Ursula Von der Leyen.The trip...

Stranded tourists rescued after tour boat breaks down near Portimão

Ten passengers and two crew members were rescued after their tour boat broke down near the Portimão breakwater on Saturday afternoon.Due to strong winds,...

Bank of Portugal incinerates 950 million euros worth of €500 notes

Since January last year every single €500 note that has been paid into anyone’s bank account has been incinerated following the European Central Bank...
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Police officer arrested for allegedly stealing from shopping centre store

Two men, one of them a Portimão PSP police officer, were arrested by GNR police after allegedly stealing from a store at Loulé’s Mar...

Deaths ‘at home’ continue to skyrocket: health chiefs mount investigation

More and more Portuguese are ‘dying at home’. Since the start of the pandemic, there has been a “very abrupt increase” in the number...

The benefits of non-habitual resident status

Over the past few years, Portugal has developed a reputation as the new tax haven for affluent and high-net-worth individuals, all of whom wish...