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British girl Madeleine McCann still missing after 15 years

The parents of Madeleine McCann, a British toddler who vanished from an apartment during her family’s vacation in Portugal 15 years ago and captured global interest, say they remain hopeful that efforts by police in three countries to solve the mystery will eventually bring answers The Independent – Algarve…




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  • Truck stuck as roadway gives way in central Porto
    by Natasha Donn on January 26, 2023 at 4:53 pm

    Truck stuck as roadway gives way in central Porto Portugal Resident A truck became immobilised earlier today as a sinkhole opened up in central Porto, right in a location that suffered from freak flooding earlier this month which has since been linked to underground works for the new Rosa line of the city’s Metro. The vehicle was left with most of its wheels in the air The post Truck stuck as roadway gives way in central Porto appeared first on Portugal Resident written by Natasha Donn

  • Teaching syndicates received in presidential palace
    by Natasha Donn on January 26, 2023 at 4:34 pm

    Teaching syndicates received in presidential palace Portugal Resident FENPROF (the federation of teachers) and nine syndicates involved in the dispute that sees district strikes taking place in schools until February 8 were received today in Belém Palace by a representative of President Marcelo. Portugal’s head of State has explained he does not want to become involved personally, as negotiations are between syndicates and The post Teaching syndicates received in presidential palace […]

  • Body of missing second-hand car dealer found in metres from his home
    by Natasha Donn on January 26, 2023 at 4:27 pm

    Body of missing second-hand car dealer found in metres from his home Portugal Resident After 27 days of ‘searches’, inquiries, heartache and mystery, the body of missing second-hand car dealer Filipe Silva has been found metres from his home, in an empty property belonging to his parents. A press conference given this afternoon, following a concerted effort by police using sniffer dogs, gave the message that authorities have ruled The post Body of missing second-hand car dealer found in […]

  • Abandoned senior dogs become stars in new campaign
    by Portugal Resident on January 26, 2023 at 3:26 pm

    Abandoned senior dogs become stars in new campaign Portugal Resident ‘Paixões Não Envelhecem’ (Passions Do Not Grow Old) is the name of a new campaign which aims to raise awareness about the issue of animal abandonment – particularly older animals. Using heart-warming photos of senior dogs and their owners, the campaign aims to fight the growing trend of abandoning animals once they reach a certain The post Abandoned senior dogs become stars in new campaign appeared first on Portugal […]

  • Drug flights ‘change route’ dropping hashish in Alentejo
    by Natasha Donn on January 26, 2023 at 1:45 pm

    Drug flights ‘change route’ dropping hashish in Alentejo Portugal Resident … but Air Force gets there first Drug flights from Morocco have changed flight trajectories to reach southern Europe, flying into Portugal over Sagres, and up the Costa Vicentina. The MO is to fly low, below habitual radar catchment – and then ‘make the drop’ close to a motorway. An operation along these lines however The post Drug flights ‘change route’ dropping hashish in Alentejo appeared first on […]