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The Algarve needs an extra 66 doctors to uphold its annual summer reinforcement, according to the Regional Health Administration (ARS Algarve). The Algarve Health Board says it has published the openings and it is now up to doctors to apply. Among the requirements, according to the...

A woman has said she was left alone on an Air Canada plane after falling asleep during a flight according to BBC. The woman said when she woke up, she was freezing cold and still buckled into her seat, but the aircraft was parked and in...

Portugal’s Home Minister has confirmed that the Algarve will receive additional police resources this summer to maintain the existing trend that has seen crime drop in the region. Speaking on Sunday in Faro, Eduardo Cabrita unveiled the Safe Algarve 2019 programme which he says will build...

The fourth and penultimate stage of the MEO Surf League 2019 starts today in the Algarve following a five-year hiatus. The event will take place on Amado beach in Aljezur until Sunday, and marks the return of one of Portugal’s main surfing competitions to the Algarve. Among...

Summer will officially begin in Portugal at 3.54 this afternoon, which is when the sun’s rays fall perpendicularly on the earth’s Tropic of Cancer. The summer solstice takes place at the same across the northern hemisphere and marks the longest day of the year, whereas in...

The Portuguese Met Office has banned the catching and selling of shellfish caught on the stretch of Algarve coast between Olhão and Faro due to the red tide algae currently affecting the sea. A shellfish ban is also in place between Lagos and Albufeira due to...