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The Spanish government has ordered a lockdown in the capital Madrid and surrounding areas badly affected by coronavirus after a rise in cases.   Under the new restrictions, residents will not be allowed to leave the area unless they have to make an essential journey. However, Madrid's...

Bathing season has been extended on Algarve beaches.   Concessions on the beaches of the Algarve were due to officially shut up shop yesterday, but to try to recover some of the damage caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, beach businesses will keep their sunbeds and lifeguards out...

Photo: Facebook Donald Trump The commission that oversees US presidential debates says it will change the format to ensure the remaining two encounters between Donald Trump and Joe Biden are more orderly.   One new measure could be to cut the microphones if the candidates try to interrupt...

New statistics have shown the number of people registered as unemployed in the Algarve has soared 177% in August compared to a year ago.   In Portugal as a whole, the unemployment rate rose slightly to 8.1% in August from a revised 7.9% in July as tens...

A French military plane broke the sound barrier and startled Parisians after it was scrambled to aid two commercial aircraft which had lost radio contact.   Players at the French Open Grand Slam tennis tournament paused play in astonishment. People in Paris have been on edge following...

The popular Jazz in the Wineries events return to Silves this week. The first jazz and wine tasting event takes place on Friday and Saturday, with the “Luís Bastos Quartet”, at Quinta João Clara, in Alcantarilha.   Silves council said, according to current health guidelines, the events...