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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...

Walt Disney has announced it will lay off 28,000 employees.   Disney cited the parks' limited visitor capacity and uncertainty about how long the coronavirus pandemic would last as reasons for the layoffs. Disney shut all its parks earlier this year as the virus spread, but only...