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Portugal’s teachers unions are planning a large protest for 5 October, to coincide with World Teachers’ Day, and which also coincides with Portugal’s Republic Day and the eve of the country’s Legislative Elections. The teachers are demanding changes for the next school under threat of overtime...

Almost two tons of cockles were seized in Faro, according to Sul Informação. GNR police confiscated the shellfish from Faro’s commercial docks yesterday for having been caught outside the legally stimulated daily time window. Two men, aged 44 and 50, were formally identified and handed fines which...

The Meia Praia dunes are to be rehabilitated. The ban of dunes along the beach between Lagos and Alvor are to be replenished and reinforced along a five kilometre stretch between Alvor Ria and the Bensafrim Stream. This, Lagos council said, is due to the degradation...

The price of diesel will increase this morning while unleaded will fall. In yet another indication of the two types of fuel drawing closer in price, diesel will increase by half a cent a litre, while unleaded drops by around the same amount.   Brendan de Beer...