February 23, 2020 English news blog from the Algarve

Author: <span class="vcard">Mariano Mariano</span>


President condemns racist chants at FC Porto football match

February 21, 2020

February 21, 2020

The Portuguese President condemned the racists insults targeted at FC Porto striker Marega last Sunday in Guimarães. In a statement...

Portugal to consider subsidising UK tourists’ healthcare after Brexit

February 18, 2020

February 18, 2020

Portuguese government will consider keeping the cover offered by the European Health Insurance card for foreigners coming from the UK...

FC Porto striker Marega walks off the pitch after racist chants against him

February 18, 2020

February 18, 2020

Minutes after scoring the goal that gave the victory to his team against Vitória SC, Moussa Marega walked off the...

More luxury stuff? It seems like it. New buildings in Faro’s downtown

February 14, 2020

February 14, 2020

While the Algarve is figuring out ways to avoid an imminent housing crisis, the over-saturated luxury market keeps investing in...

The University of Algarve creates a free bike-sharing system for its community

February 13, 2020

February 13, 2020

In an attempt to change mobility habits and reduce emissions, the University of Algarve will provide 100 free shared-bicycles to...

Sustainable fishing: Lagos and Nazaré stand together

February 12, 2020

February 12, 2020

Lagos Council expressed its solidarity with the position taken by Nazaré against the European Commission fishing restrictions. Lagos endorses a...

Fuel prices drop for a fourth consecutive week

February 12, 2020

February 12, 2020

2020 has seen petrol prices go down. The new coronavirus might be the reason. Following a global tendency, fuel prices...

VIDEO: surfer rescued after horror accident in Nazaré

February 12, 2020

February 12, 2020

A giant wave left pro surfer Alex Botelho unconscious while competing in the World Surf League Challenge of Nazaré. Luckily,...

Firefighters rescue man that fell off a cliff in Sagres

February 11, 2020

February 11, 2020

Yesterday (Monday, 10th) the volunteer firefighters of Vila do Bispo saved a man that fell off a cliff in Sagres....

Loulé Chocolate Fair invites visitors to discover new flavours

February 10, 2020

February 10, 2020

Do you love chocolate? Don’t we all? Loulé is organizing the tenth edition of the biggest chocolate fair in the...