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Faro High School students who live more than three kilometers from school will be entitled to free school transport from January. Faro Council decided to extend to the free transport plan to high school students “to ensure equal opportunities for access to education”. The move represents...

Albufeira Council and the GNR police have signed a collaboration protocol which aims to roll out a video surveillance project in the city’s busy urban areas. This protocol will cover the activation and implementation of CCTV in public spaces in the Oura and downtown areas, including...

A Meeting for the Planet is to bring together some 600 students and politicians in Faro on Monday. The initiative, organized by the Lagos Living Science Center in partnership with the Algarve University, will see participants present ideas and projects to raise awareness of environmental problems...

Maria and Francisco have this year been the two most popular names handed to newborn babies in Portugal. According to preliminary data from the national civil registry office, Francisco has moved above João has the most popular name given to boys, which is said to be...

Dutch low cost airline Transavia, which belongs to the Air France / KLM group, has announced new routes between Brussels (Belgium) and Montpellier (France) to Faro from 2020. The new connection to Brussels will start in summer and have four weekly flights: Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and...

Portugal has seen four of its universities placed among the top European business schools. The ranking, released this morning by the Financial Times, sees three Lisbon and one Porto institution placed among Europe’s elite, with Nova School of Business and Economics in Carcavelos placed 30th, followed...