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Portuguese health officials say continuing increases in confirmed coronavirus cases in the Lisbon region are due to more tests being carried out in areas identified as hotspots.   The Health Ministry on Wednesday (June 3) announced 366 new cases nationally — the biggest daily increase in almost...

Photo: Postal.pt Police are appealing for the public's help in solving the Madeleine McCann case, after they announced a child sex offender was the new suspect.   The 43-year-old German man, who has not been named, is currently serving a prison sentence.   Police have also released photos of two...

The Algarve is forecast to register an occupation rate of around 30% this summer.   The president of the Portuguese Association of Travel and Tourism Agencies (APAVT) said the figure is something that "has never been experienced" in the region.   Pedro Costa Ferreira pointed out that the number...

Sardine fishing started on Monday (June 1) and will last for two months.   Although the quota of fish has increased, fishermen are disappointed with what they are catching. According to sources the sardines are still small and this is reflected in the price.   Sardine fishing season opened...