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Mon, 24 Sep 2018 16:31:39 +0000
Fire destroys six cars in underground car park in Monchique
At least six cars were completely destroyed in a fire that broke out in an underground car park in Monchique on Sunday (September 23). According to reports, several explosions were heard by locals at around 5am when the fire is believed to have start...

Mon, 24 Sep 2018 16:29:00 +0000
Tapas and beer “for €3” to attract foodies to Faro
Faro is once again hosting a stage of the popular tapas route ‘Rota de Tapas Estrella Damm’, held annually by Spanish beer company Damm. For €3, people can enjoy regional tapas accompanied by an Estrella Damm beer at one of the 19 participating...

Mon, 24 Sep 2018 16:25:17 +0000
Horrific head-on accident kills six in Pombal
Six people were killed in a horrific head-on crash involving two commercial vehicles on the IC8 road in Pombal, Leiria this morning (September 24) shortly after 7am. Sources from INEM emergency services and GNR police have confirmed that “there we...

Mon, 24 Sep 2018 14:26:48 +0000
Prisoners to get jobs to help them prepare for life outside jail
“Rigorously selected” prisoners in the Algarve will soon be allowed to work outside jail for a few hours of the day. The initiative aims to give inmates some work experience and a taste of what their life can become when their sentences come to a...

Mon, 24 Sep 2018 14:17:03 +0000
Algarve has 10 resorts among Europe’s golfing elite
The Algarve has proved once again that it is one of the world’s premier golf destinations, with Golf World’s newly-released ‘Top 100 European Golf Resorts’ list including 10 of the region’s resorts. In fact, the Algarve is the most popular ...

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